Archive For The “Suspense” Category
By Susan Wittig Albert
During this “intelligently plotted and deliciously descriptive story” (Publishers Weekly), nationwide bestselling writer Susan Wittig Albert tells the tale of a woman’s look for justice—and of her fight to reconcile the calls for of her enterprise with the wishes of her heart…
Former big-city legal professional China Bayles labored not easy to make her Texas herb store, Thyme and Seasons, a hit. Now company is booming at her fascinating new tea room, Thyme for Tea—but China is simply too distracted to enjoy her most up-to-date entrepreneurial triumph. while she’s no longer attempting to spend extra time along with her new husband and stepson, she’s caring approximately her ally, Ruby, who simply hasn’t been herself in recent times. To additional complicate issues, China has to around up a offer of mistletoe, the season’s most well-liked herb. it kind of feels a simple adequate task—until her leader provider turns up useless…
By Anna Schumacher
Carbon County, Wyoming is sort of a present operating via Daphne's heart.
When existence will get too tricky to undergo in Detroit, Daphne flees to her Uncle Floyd's domestic, the place she believes she'll locate solace within the silent hills of her adolescence summers. yet Daphne's Greyhound bus pulls over in downtown Carbon County and it's now not silence that welcomes her. It's trumpets.
Daphne's wish to begin back in uncomplicated nation convenience is quickly dashed because the townsfolk claim that the tip instances are the following. And awesome occurrences quickly help their trust. Daphne does all she will to maintain her head down and forget about the symptoms. She works a role on the neighborhood oil rig, is helping round the apartment, hangs out along with her pregnant cousin Janie and will get to grasp Owen, a mysterious motocross racer and fellow roustabout on the rig. yet quickly a startling discovery shatters her unravel and calls into query all her doubts and fears.
Daphne landed in Carbon County for a cause. She in basic terms has to learn the signs—and think.
By Colleen Coble
It sounds like paradise, yet lethal secrets and techniques lie underneath the waves off the coast of Kauai.
Sometimes Kaia Oana thinks her dolphins are extra humane than people. As a mammal intelligence researcher, Kaia has realized something or in regards to the goodness and intelligence of dolphins—and as a traditional scientist in shut proximity to guns builders, she’s realized something or approximately people as well.
When a vacationer catamaran explodes off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Kauai, Kaia and her informed dolphin, Nani, rush to help the quest and rescue attempt. After hours of looking out, an exhausted Kaia is pulled from the water by way of Lieutenant Commander Jesse Matthews of the U.S. Navy.
Lieutenant Matthews is conversant in following protocol—and a civilian-dolphin rescue isn't ordinary working strategy. but if his colleagues forget about the prospect that missile examine had whatever to do with the sunken catamaran, Jesse recruits Kaia and her dolphin to aid him behavior his personal research. The olive-skinned mermaid had inspired him—in extra methods than one.
As their rogue research takes them into the waters surrounding the sunken boat—and their own chemistry takes them into different uncharted territory—Kaia and Jesse observe that they've develop into pursuits themselves. anyone doesn’t wish them snooping round that wreckage . . . somebody determined adequate to kill.
By Ralph McInerny
Henry Dolan's granddaughter, Martha Lynch, followed 23 years past, desires to locate her delivery mom and dad. Her followed mom and dad are frantic over the assumption of wasting her, so Henry seeks out Father Dowling for help.
Meanwhile, Martha's beginning father, Nathaniel Fleck, who left sooner than Martha's beginning, has contacted Martha's genuine mom, Madeline, for information about Martha. Madeline panics, afraid he won't go away her on my own, and turns to Amos Cadbury, a legal professional, for recommendation. whilst Nathaniel is located murdered days later, Dowling and Amos needs to juggle the accountability of spoiling the peace of the households concerned whereas uncovering the reality in the back of the murder.
Blood Ties is an soaking up and suspenseful addition to this liked sequence.
By Dean Koontz
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
sooner than he died on a storm-wracked evening, Jimmy Tock’s grandfather envisioned that there will be 5 darkish days in his grandson’s life—five dates whose poor occasions Jimmy needs to arrange himself to stand. the 1st is to happen in his 20th yr, the final in his 30th. What terrifying occasions wait for Jimmy on those 5 serious days? What demanding situations needs to he live on? the trail he follows will defy each expectation and may take the entire love, humor, and braveness he possesses. For who Jimmy Tock is and what he needs to accomplish at the 5 days his international turns is a secret either risky and wondrous.
By R. L. Stine
In an try and come back on the bossy editor-in-chief of the institution paper, ex-staff member Ricky Beamer performs a prank that backfires and leads to him getting cellphone calls from neighborhood bullies who're quite lizards in hide.
By Raymond Chandler
Marlowe's approximately to renounce on a very regimen case whilst he unearths himself within the improper position on the correct time to get stuck up in a homicide that ends up in a hoop of jewel thieves, one other homicide, a fortune-teller, a pair extra murders, and extra corruption than your ordinary graveyard.
By Sara Foster
In this exciting gothic suspense debut through Sara Foster within the culture of Rosamund Lupton and Sophie Hannah, a tender mom searches Yorkshire's windswept moors for the reality at the back of her husband's mysterious disappearance.
THE solutions ARE HIDING BENEATH THE SHADOWS
When Grace's husband, Adam, inherits an remoted North Yorkshire cottage, they go away the bustle of London in the back of to attempt a brand new existence. every week later, Adam vanishes and not using a hint, leaving their child daughter, Millie, in her stroller at the doorstep. the next yr, Grace returns to the tiny village at the untamed heath. Everyone―the police, her mom and dad, even her ally and more youthful sister―is confident that Adam left her. yet Grace, not able to allow cross of her thoughts in their love and lifestyles jointly, can't settle for this clarification. She is determined for solutions, however the napping, deeply superstitious hamlet is unwilling to renounce its secrets and techniques. As Grace hunts via forgotten corners of the cottage trying to find clues, and digs deeper into the lives of the locals, unusual goals start to hang-out her. Are the villagers hiding whatever, or is she changing into more and more paranoid? basically as snow fall threatens to chop her and Millie off from the remainder of the area does Grace make a bad discovery. She has been taking a look within the flawed position for solutions all alongside, and he or she and her daughter can be in poor threat if she can't get them away in time.
"A haunting story of loss and one woman's look for the reality irrespective of the implications. This vividly written novel will depart you breathless and as chilled because the starkly appealing North Yorkshire moors the place this compelling tale unfolds." –Heather Gudenkauf, big apple instances bestselling writer of this stuff Hidden
By Jim Thompson
Is Carl Bigelow a fresh-faced collage child trying to find a room, or is he a poised hit guy monitoring down his sufferer? And if Carl is de facto humans, what approximately each person round him? Savage evening is Thompson at his most sensible, with plot reversals and nightmarish shifts of id.
By Jeff Stone
It really is 350 years after the occasions of The 5 Ancestors. Phoenix Collns lives in Indiana together with his grandfather who's instructing him kung fu. yet Phoenix''s true love is mountain motorcycle racing. whilst unsettling occasions show that his grandfather is not just one of many mythical 5 Cangzhen priests, but additionally virtually four hundred years previous, Phoenix needs to race the clock if he's going to maintain his cherished ancestor alive. touring to China, he meets an interesting younger lady who's a skilled biker and a great mechanic. She bargains to assist him, yet can she be depended on?