By Peter James
By Ken Wells
Ken Wells’s hugely acclaimed picaresque Catahoula Bayou novels brought “one of the main compelling voices in fiction of the decade” (Los Angeles Times). Now Wells is again, writing approximately his favourite subject–the unique, beleaguered Louisiana wetlands–in a pointy, rollicking story of company corruption and political shenanigans. The struggle over one man’s tract of sacred marsh fronts a deeper tale of our position within the setting and our duties to it.
Justin Pitre’s marsh island, a legacy of his trapper grandfather, is a scenic rival to whatever within the Everglades, and he has promised to guard it from all damage. yet he hasn’t counted on oil bigwig Tom Huff’s plans to break his bayou paradise through ramming a pipeline via it. whilst cajolery doesn’t sway Justin to signal the land over, Huff turns to darker tools. yet Justin and his lively spouse, Grace, end up to be bold adversaries–and the sport is on.
Into the fray comes the charismatic Cajun governor Joe T. Evangeline, who turns out extra attracted to chasing skirts than saving Louisiana’s eroding coast. The Guv, notwithstanding, is a guy at the facet, upended by means of a midlife situation and torn among a mystery political legal responsibility to important Oil and the persuasive powers of Julie Galjour, a feisty environmentalist. Julie is obviously out to reform greater than the Guv’s ecopolitics, yet will his tragicomic mammoth Oil offers destroy either his occupation and his percentages with the brash and lovely activist?
As Justin and beauty conflict to forestall this mammoth Oil attack, the plot thickens–and the Guv turns into snared within the net. that includes a gumbo of eccentrics and lowlifes, a kidnapping, a pretty snitch, a toxic-waste-dumping scheme, a ship chase, and a fishing journey long gone horribly awry, Crawfish Mountain, spiced with Ken Wells’s prepared eye for locale, showcases his adventurous storytelling.
By Craig McDonald
The information is stuffed with it: escalating tensions from unlawful immigration; headless our bodies putting off bridges and bounties put on lawmen on either side of the border. New Austin, Ohio, is a city grappling with waves of undocumented staff who exert super strain on colleges, police and town prone. in the course of the turmoil, 3 very other kinds of police officers scramble to keep up keep an eye on and impose order.
But the rape-murder of a Mexican-American girl triggers a brutal chain of occasions that threatens to go away no survivors. El Gavilan is a unique of moving alliances and whiplash switchbacks. households are divided and careers and lives threatened. Friendships and beliefs are validated and budding amorous affairs challenged. With its topical topics, shades-of-gray characters and darkish canvas, El Gavilan is a singular for our charged times.
By Rhonda Pollero
New York Times bestselling writer Janet Evanovich praised bestselling writer Rhonda Pollero's first secret Knock Off as "a nice learn with lots of attitude!" Now paralegal Finley Anderson Tanner (F.A.T. to her enemies) is again for an additional scorching event below the West Palm seashore sun...
Finley understands it cannot be excellent news whilst she's woke up at 5:40 a.m. through an individual knocking on her door. Her droop proves right. Finley's buddy Jane is hysterical and clad simply in a negligee. it began while Jane went out on a blind date the former evening with a hunk named Paolo--and ended while she awakened subsequent to his corpse. Finley understands Jane would not damage a fly, specifically one with a zip. Too undesirable the police do not agree...
Having survived her personal ordeal of wondering and criminally undesirable espresso on the neighborhood cop store, Finley's bought to submit bail and lease an legal professional for Jane. yet with so much of her funds tied up in bank card debt, she understands she has to do the unthinkable: hit her mom up for cash. as though trying to thaw out the Ice Queen isn't really difficult adequate, there is the unthinkable, half II: resisting McGarrity. convinced, dangerously horny P.I. Liam McGarrity has provided his services...for a reduced expense. To end up her thought that Jane and Paolo have been drugged via the genuine killer, Finley should buckle down and paintings with Liam. She'll simply need to remind herself that she already has the correct boyfriend in her FedEx pilot Patrick.
But this example is booby-trapped with extra severe pitfalls than depraved temptation. For starters, there is the truth that knives have been used to kill Paolo. Then there is a suspicious string of robberies. And whilst somebody attempts to run Finley's vehicle off the line, she's obtained to behave speedy to discover a killer who desires to see her underground...
Praise for Bestselling writer Rhonda Pollero:
"A nice learn with lots of attitude!"--Janet Evanovich
"Rhonda Pollero will take you on a enjoyable, interesting trip. you will not are looking to omit her!" --Nora Roberts
"Certain to be a runway hit." --Booklist
"Rhonda Pollero offers a quick heroine who pops off the web page and a shrewdpermanent secret. do not omit this nice story!" --Leanne Banks
"[A] enjoyable secret debut." --Publishers Weekly
"Rhonda Pollero's humor and compelling secret will hold you turning the pages!" --Tess Gerritsen
"A cute and certain heroine...Finley's tale is a page-turner and a good begin to a brand new series." --Romance studies Today
"Rhonda has penned a winner with Knock Off. it is a superb begin to a brand new secret sequence. impressive twists and turns are woven among humor, style, and romance." --Onceuponaromance.net
"This publication made me chuckle, and while had me analyzing well beyond my bedtime." --Coffee Time Romance
By Margaret Frazer
Joliffe and corporate play spies among the British aristocracy as lords and monks vie for the coveted place of regent to the younger King Henry VI. but if males who be aware of an excessive amount of start to die in violent methods, the avid gamers begin to worry for his or her personal lives.
By S. J. Bolton
Clara Benning, a veterinary general practitioner, is younger and clever, yet reclusive. Disfigured through a youth twist of fate, she prefers animals to humans. whilst a guy dies following a meant snakebite, Clara's services is required. She's chilled to benefit that the victim's postmortem indicates the next focus of venom than may ever be present in one snake: The killer was once human. Assisted through a neighbor and an eccentric reptile professional, Clara uncovers hyperlinks to an historical ritual, an deserted apartment, and a fifty-year-old tragedy. yet for somebody the reality needs to stay buried within the past―even in the event that they need to kill to maintain it there.
Awakening is a nerve-racking story of darkish secrets and techniques that would have readers not able to prevent for a breath until eventually they succeed in the lovely climax of this remarkable learn from acclaimed writer S. J. Bolton.
By Will Thomas
Winner of the Oklahoma e-book Award for Fiction
Brimming with wit, surroundings, and unforgettable characters, deadly ENQUIRY reintroduces deepest enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant, Thomas Llewellyn, and their unforgettable global of Victorian London.
Some years in the past, Cyrus Barker matched wits with Sebastian Nightwine, an aristocrat and sociopath, and in exposing his evil, despatched Nightwine fleeing to conceal from justice someplace within the a long way corners of the earth. the very last thing Barker ever anticipated was once to come across Nightwine again-but the British executive, believing they want Nightwine's aid, has granted him immunity for his prior crimes, and taken him again to London. Nightwine, despite the fact that, has extra on his brain than redemption-and as Barker and Llewellyn got down to discover and thwart Nightwine's genuine scheme, they locate themselves within the gravest hazard in their lives.
By Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell
The Legend of Diamond Lil, moment publication within the illustrated J.J. Tully secret sequence, is ideal for elementary-school little ones who love experience and animals. ny occasions bestselling writer Doreen Cronin brings an identical really good humor to the JJ. Tully whodunits that she did to her liked photo publication bestsellers like Diary of a Worm.
In this sequel to the bankruptcy publication The difficulty with Chickens, all search-and-rescue puppy J.J. Tully wishes is to take pleasure in his retirement. yet mama chick Moosh and chicks airborne dirt and dust and Sugar are performing unusual. A possum retains discovering its method into the poultry coop. And J.J. has questions on Diamond Lil, the partiality new puppy round the corner. He’ll need to music down the clues and sniff out the proof to avoid wasting the day.
By M. C. Dutton
A Sikh through beginning. An East Ender through selection. Meet the bold DS Singh. Following 3 it seems that unlinked, yet grotesque, murders within the East finish of London, Police Detective Sergeant Jazwinder Singh is once again at the case. Jazz has a name for buying into murderous occasions so while his rookie DC Ash Kumar disappears – the race is on. The underbelly of society who don’t seek advice from police, check with Jazz. jointly Jazz, his reluctant snout Mad Pete, who turns out to have a finger in each dodgy pie within the East finish, and DI Boomer paintings to guard London and remedy the awful murders. by no means one to prevent difficulty, Jazz heads directly into murky and lawless components to tackle the Godfathers of London. somebody needed to do it – and somebody goes to die. The Godfathers of London is the the second one in a sequence of multi-cultural thrillers that includes detective DS Singh. the 1st, The Singhing Detective, is at the moment being made right into a movie, as a result of be screened in December 2013