By Richard Matheson
Young novelist Dave Newton is readily smitten whilst he meets blonde, appealing Peggy. yet Peggy has a prior filled with abuse and terror—and she's concerned with Jerry, a attorney with mob connections and an outdated rival from Dave's university days. quickly, Dave unearths himself stuck in a love triangle with Peggy and Jerry, eager to win her affections. but if corpses start to pile up in Peggy's wake, Dave needs to face the fact that both Jerry is a mass murderer—or Peggy is.
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As San Francisco's such a lot glamorous millionaires mingle on the celebration of the yr, somebody is watching—waiting for an opportunity to take vengeance on Isa and Ethan Bailey, the city's such a lot celebrated couple. eventually, the killer pinpoints the appropriate second, and it's the ideal homicide. no longer a hint of facts is left at the back of of their glamorous domestic.
As Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates the high-profile homicide, another person is located brutally executed—a preacher with a message of desire for the homeless. His demise approximately falls in the course of the cracks, but if reporter Cindy Thomas hears approximately it, she is familiar with the tale may be large. Probing deeper into the victim's heritage, she discovers he would possibly not were really as saintly as every body thought.
As the quest for 2 criminals assessments the boundaries of the Women's homicide membership, Lindsay sees sparks fly among Cindy and her associate, Detective wealthy Conklin. The Women's homicide membership now faces its hardest problem: will love ruin. ..
Thomas cook dinner is considered one of today's such a lot acclaimed writers of mental thrillers, penning hypnotic stories of forbidden love and devastating secrets and techniques. Now he has written an unforgettable novel that weaves one man's tortured existence with a perilous secret that spans 5 a long time. .. .
Riverwood is an artists' group within the Hudson River valley, a serene position the place writers can ideal their craft. yet for all its good looks and isolation, it was touched by means of a poor crime--the homicide of a teenage lady who lived at the property fifty years in the past. Faye Harrison's killer was once by no means caught--and now her death mom is wanting to study the reality approximately her daughter's murder.
Enter Paul Graves, a author who attracts upon the ache of his personal tragic previous to jot down haunting stories of puzzle. Graves has been summoned to Riverwood for an strange project: to use the paintings of fiction to against the law that was once actual, after which write a narrative that might solution the questions that retain Faye's mom from a calm dying. only a tale. It doesn't must be real. Or does it?
An unwelcome customer arrives at a beach domestic to discover that demise awaits her there
The condo referred to as sundown has been Marcia’s summer time domestic for her complete lifestyles. either one of her mom and dad died there, and he or she and her brother spent their adolescence exploring its rambling hallways and seashore grounds. They love the previous apartment, yet Marcia’s sister-in-law hasn't ever taken to it. Juliette loathes the ocean, and shortly involves detest her husband, to boot. once they divorce, Juliette will pay a last stopover at to sundown, challenging alimony. She is there for a couple of annoying days prior to she disappears. It takes them per week to discover her body.
The peace at sundown has been shattered, and Marcia needs to paintings quick to maintain her loved youth domestic from being without end spoiled. someplace within the creaky previous mansion, a assassin lurks. Will Marcia be accused of the crime? Or will she be the following sufferer?
Because the writer of the electrifying W. E. B. Griffin novels of the army, police, spies, and counterspies, William E. Butterworth III has been delighting readers for decades—but he has a different deal with for them now.
At the soft age of 16, Philip W. Williams III is expelled from boarding tuition for committing a prank, and at the educate domestic clearly wonders the place his lifestyles will take him now. It by no means enters his brain that he'll develop into a world-class marksman and a distinct agent of the U. S. military Counterintelligence Corps in postwar Germany, play a key position within the defection of a Soviet officer after which court docket chance as a courier for the CIA, marry an Austrian ballet dancer of ferocious mien, turn into a popular bestselling novelist, and meet the affection of his existence on a looking journey to Scotland.
Yet all of this, and very much extra, awaits him, in a raucous sequence of adventures throughout Europe and the U.S. that would have readers giggling, cheering, and propulsively turning the pages to find what occurs next.
It is a unique that basically invoice Butterworth may well write—and that his thousands of fanatics will enjoy.
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Ms. Suburbia goes jogging. It was nine thirty on a Saturday and people were out in their yards, mowing their lawns or cleaning up storm damage. A sweating, red-faced man was washing his car in his driveway, listening to the boom box he’d set out on his lawn. The radio was tuned to a news station. “ . . believed to be in the Fond du Lac area,” the radio announced. “Maguire, serving a life term at Taycheedah for the murder of her husband, is the object of a massive manhunt. She is described as being five feet three inches tall, brown-haired and blue-eyed, with no known scars or tattoos .
I was outside! For the first time in four years I was not, technically, in prison. Digging out the gravel imbedded in my palms and using my tongue to take roll call of my teeth, I scanned the terrain. Beyond the road was no-man’s-land, a flat stretch of ground with all vegetation slashed away, as wide and exposed as an interstate highway. Expecting to hear a bullhorn-amplified voice ordering me to halt any second, I slithered commando style across the open stretch until I reached the woods opposite.
But here’s the truth: I spend a lot of time pondering ways to break out of this place. And wondering what I’d do if I succeeded. The Escape Diaries : A Guide to Breaking Out of Prison Escape tip #1: Be prepared. Actually I wasn’t prepared at all. I just wanted to go to bed. I was tired and cranky, sweat was puddling between my boobs, and my armpits smelled like sprouting onions. Deodorant cost one ninety-five at the prison canteen, well beyond the means of someone who earned ten cents an hour. Given a choice between M&Ms or Mennen, I’d pick the sweet and live with the stink.