The Coffin Dancer (Lincoln Rhyme, Book 2) by Jeffery Deaver

By Jeffery Deaver

Detective Lincoln Rhyme, the major criminalist within the NYPD, is at the hunt for an elusive assassin, the Coffin Dancer. He's a super hitman who adjustments his visual appeal even swifter than he provides to his path of sufferers, just one of whom has lived lengthy sufficient to provide a clue: the murderer has an eerie tattoo on his arm of the awful Reaper waltzing with a girl in entrance of a casket.

Like his earlier bestselling novels A Maiden's Grave and The Bone Collector, Jeffery Deaver's most modern mental mystery combines spine-chilling forensic aspect with a turbocharged plot. In The Coffin Dancer, Rhyme, tragically paralyzed from a line-of-duty twist of fate, maintains to show his attractive protégé, Detective Amelia Sachs, within the paintings of legal searching. Rhyme is sure he's noticeable this killer earlier than, and his suspicion of an previous stumble upon fuels a sour flavor for vengeance. while the chameleonlike murderer goals 3 federal witnesses for loss of life, the stakes achieve a brand new excessive. Rhyme's brainpower and Sachs's legwork are the one instruments they need to music the crafty assassin during the subways, parks, and airports of a darkly painted ny urban. and so they have in basic terms forty-eight hours ahead of the Coffin Dancer moves back.

With The Coffin Dancer, Deaver -- already an across the world bestselling writer whose acclaimed novels were translated right into a dozen languages -- makes use of his trademark plot twists to maintain this fast paced, masterly mystery steamrolling besides breathtaking velocity. this is often page-turning suspense of the top order.

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No Escape by Shannon K. Butcher

By Shannon K. Butcher

Instructor Isabelle Carson is grief-stricken, indignant, and scared. 3 of her formative years buddies have died. The police say they are suicides, yet Isabelle is familiar with they'd by no means, ever take their very own lives. Her prior binds her to each sufferer, and she or he is aware it is only an issue of time earlier than the killer comes after her. just one guy may help her now, the single guy she's ever depended on, the guy who stored her goodbye ago...

For supply Kent, Delta strength vet, simply being close to Isabelle brings again previous stories and needs, and stirs longings he'd fairly deny. but he cannot forget about the genuine terror in her eyes, or face up to the idea of retaining her back. yet at the same time their friendship starts to blossom right into a passionate affair, a killer maintains his lethal rampage and plots his subsequent flow: the ''suicide'' of Isabelle Carson.

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The Shaman's Game (Shaman Mysteries) by James D. Doss

By James D. Doss

For tribes of the yankee Southwest, the yearly solar Dance is without doubt one of the such a lot solemn and sacred of rituals. yet in recent times dying has been an uninvited visitor on the hallowed ceremony. Ute tribal policeman Charlie Moon is questioned. The deceased solar Dancers sustained no noticeable, life-ending accidents, so he's reluctant to name it homicide -- even though there's definitely not anything "natural" concerning the surprising, inexplicable deaths of 2 robust and fit males. not like her skeptical nephew, despite the fact that, Charlie's aunt, shaman Daisy Perika, trusts the indicators the spirits have despatched her of a very good evil of their midst. And Moon's matukach good friend, Police leader Scott Parris, believes the obdurate, good-natured Ute lawman should still glance past the rational for solutions. but Charlie Moon understands too good that hatred, bitterness, and myth are usually in the back of deadly acts -- and he hopes those very human failings will disclose to him a killer. yet now a gorgeous adolescence buddy has stepped into harm's approach and time is working out. For demise is at the prowl once again -- and it'll definitely darken the solar Dance back.

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The Cutting by James Hayman

By James Hayman

From a powerful new voice in suspense fiction comes an edge-of-the-seat tale of a murder detective at the path of a killer, who slays with exacting precision, and who harbors a terrifying motiveDetective Sergeant Michael McCabe moved from manhattan urban to Portland, Maine, to flee a dismal earlier: either the ex-wife who’d left him for an funding banker, and the tragic loss of life of his brother, a hero cop long gone undesirable. He sought to elevate his younger daughter clear of the violence of the massive urban . . . so he’s unprepared for the awful killer he discovers, whose bloody path could lead on to Portland’s social elite.Early on a September night, the mutilated physique of a beautiful teenaged woman, a highschool football superstar, is located dumped in a scrap-metal backyard. She have been viciously assaulted, yet her center have been reduce out of her chest with surgical precision. the exact same day a tender businesswoman, additionally a blonde and an athlete, was once kidnapped as she jogged throughout the streets of the city’s west finish. McCabe suspects either crimes are the paintings of a similar man---a killer who’s concentrating on the young---who is obviously well-versed in complicated surgeries, and who could have struck earlier than. simply because the research is starting, McCabe’s ex-wife reemerges, by surprise made up our minds to reclaim the daughter she heedlessly deserted years earlier.With the aid of his straight-talking (and, now and then, pleasing) companion, Maggie Savage, McCabe starts off a race opposed to time to rescue the lacking girl and unmask a sadistic killer---before extra lives are misplaced.

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Be my Valentine by Niall Teasdale

By Niall Teasdale

It’s Valentine’s Day and the folks of latest York urban, alive and undead, are celebrating romantic love and overpriced roses, yet for one younger girl the night is to finish in dying instead of romance.

The Valentine Killer made his identify in l. a., yet now he has come to Dione’s urban and she or he is decided to prevent him this time. Dione and Mike needs to move the continent looking for details, and shortly notice that they're no longer the single supplier looking for the assassin. because the our bodies pile up and a path of destruction going again greater than a decade is exposed, a person seems attempting very difficult to sluggish the research down and unrest one of the vampires rises. Amid betrayal from a so much unforeseen resource, Dione and Mike needs to struggle to maintain the key of the life of vampires, in addition to saving a chum and bringing a killer to justice.

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