Computer game company founders Grace MacBride and Annie Belinsky--along with Wisconsin deputy Sharon Mueller--are en route to Green Bay, following reports of a serial killer, when their car breaks down deep in the northern woods. A short walk through the forest leads them to the eerily quiet town of Four Corners, where they find severed phone lines and a complete absence of any life. But the quiet is deceptive. Before they know it, they witness a horrifying double murder--and discover that this is only the beginning of a race to save their own livesand countless others.
Hoping to reconcile with the mother of his child, reluctant contract killer John Rain inadvertently places them in the path of dangerous enemies and is forced to recruit the help of his nemesis from the Japanese FBI and an ex-Marine sniper. Reprint.
In the wake of the high-profile double murders of a politically connected socialite and his glamorous fiancée, Abe Glitsky is placed at the head of the controversial investigation, which is complicated by a distrustful officer who uses the victim's past relationship with Glitsky's partner, Hardy, to contend that they are guilty of collusion. By the author of The Second Chair.
Former small town police chief turned CIA Special Agent Holly Barker tracks a dangerously clever killer in this explosive thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods. When his plane exploded off the coast of Maine, authorities thought they had seen the last of Teddy Fay--the ex-CIA tech wizard who kills his political targets for sport. But now theyve found irrefutable evidence that he is alive and up to his old tricks. Now working for the CIA, ex-chief-of-police Holly Barker joins the elite task force tracking Fay in New York City. As he begins to pick off Americas enemies one by one, Holly unexpectedly finds herself face-to-face with the killer, kick-starting a high-speed chase through the canyons of midtown Manhattan, the Metropolitan Opera house, Central Park, and the United Nations Plaza, all to prevent another assassination before Fay disappears again--maybe this time for good.
Thirty years after a renowned artist and serial killer is shot dead in the courtroom on the day of his sentencing, homicide detectives Carson Ryder and Harry Nautilus investigate a murder scene that resembles the work of the long-dead killer.
Discovering the crumbling remains of a once-fabulous hotel in the woods near her small home town, twelve-year-old cub reporter Emma Graham stumbles on clues pertaining to a forty-year unsolved crime involving deeply buried secrets.
The bestselling author of the Richard Jury novels delivers a razor-sharp and raucously funny send-up of the cutthroat world of publishing. And the praise is pouring in:
"A hilarious and wicked caper-adventure on the evils of the book business." -'Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Does laughing uncontrollably on a subway train constitute legitimate literary criticism? If it does, then Foul Matter...gets a great review from me." -'New York Times Book Review "She can kick literary butt--in more ways than one." -'USA Today
Demoted after a run-in with a superior, Rick Barron, a detective with the Beverly Hills police force, lands a job with the security detail at Centurion Pictures and uncovers a blackmail scheme that threatens the studio's business. Reprint.
Recovering from a murder attempt with an uncanny conviction that everything in her life is profoundly wrong, National Security Agency assistant Katharine Lawrence is drawn into a dangerous investigation by CIA agent Nick Huston.