Daylight by David Baldacci: For many long years, Atlee Pine was tormented by uncertainty after her twin sister, Mercy, was abducted at the age of six and never seen again. Now, just as Atlee is pressured to end her investigation into Mercy’s disappearance, she finally gets her most promising breakthrough and finally discovers the truth about what happened, and that truth will shock Pine to her very core.
Marauder by Clive Cussler: While stopping a violent attack on a Kuwaiti oil tanker, Juan Cabrillo and his team discover something even more dangerous: a ruthless billionaire’s dying wish has allowed a paralyzing chemical to end up in the hands of a terrorist group. And the billionaire’s daughter will stop at nothing to see his plan through.
The Kingdom by Jo Nesbo: A mechanic from a rural mountain village finds the limits of his family loyalties tested when his entrepreneur brother announces plans to revitalize the community through a hotel project that becomes increasingly overshadowed by greed and dangerous secrets.
Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz: Stefan Codrescu, a Romanian maintenance man in a historic Suffolk hotel, is found guilty of a murder that occurred at the hotel. Late author Alan Conway based a book in his detective series on the hotel. Cecily Treherne, the daughter of the hotel owner, read the book and believes the truth of Stefan’s innocence is found in its pages. But now…she has disappeared and editor Susan Ryeland travels to Suffolk to investigate.
Crisis by Kurt Schlichter: Kelly TurnbullBrought back to the United States to work with an elite group of operators who are seeking to stop the slide to open civil war, Turnbull pursues a leftist terrorist mastermind who will stop at nothing to burn down the country. His odyssey takes him from an attack on Capitol Hill to the “liberated zone” of Minneapolis to a desperate battle in the California desert. Turnbull is once again locked and loaded, with his trusty Wilson Combat .45 and his trademark bad attitude.
A Song for Dark Times by Ian Rankin: When his daughter Samantha calls in the dead of night, John Rebus knows it’s not good news. Her husband has been missing for two days. Rebus fears the worst – and knows from his lifetime in the police that his daughter will be the prime suspect. As he leaves at dawn to drive to the windswept coast – and a small town with big secrets – he wonders whether this might be the first time in his life where the truth is the one thing he doesn’t want to find.
The Butcher’s Blessing by Ruth Gilligan: The Butcher’s roam from farm to farm in Ireland, enacting ancient methods of cattle slaughter. For photographer Ronan, the Butchers are ideal subjects: representatives of an older, more folkloric Ireland whose survival is now being tested. As he moves through the countryside, Ronan captures this world image by image-a lake, a cottage, and his most striking photo: a single Butcher, hung upside down in a pose of unspeakable violence.
Private Moscow by James Patterson: Before the New York Stock Exchange bell rings, a bullet rips through the air and finds its mark. In the aftermath of the murder, the victim’s wife hires Jack to find the killer. Jack identifies another murder in Moscow that appears to be linked. So he heads to Russia, and begins to uncover a conspiracy that could have global consequences.
They Never Learn by Layne Fargo: Scarlett Clark is an exceptional English professor. But she’s even better at getting away with murder. Every year, she searches for the worst man at Gorman University and plots his well-deserved demise. Thanks to her meticulous planning, she’s avoided drawing attention to herself–but as she’s preparing for her biggest kill yet, the school starts probing into the growing body count on campus putting her secret life at risk of exposure.
Deadly Cross by James Patterson: Kay Willingham, ex-wife of the sitting vice-president, is murdered inside a luxury limousine. Few, including her onetime psychologist, had any inkling of Kay’s troubled past in the Deep South. Murdered alongside her is Randall Christopher, a respected educator whose political ambitions may have endangered their lives. Alex is left without a suspect, even as he faces a desperate choice between breaking a trust and losing his way, as a detective, and as the protector of his family.