By Susan Wiggs
At the longest evening of the 12 months, Jenny Majesky loses every thing in a devastating condominium fireplace. yet one of the ashes she unearths an strange treasure hidden amid her grandfather's assets, person who starts off her on a look for the reality, and on a course towards a lifestyles that she by no means imagined. The wintry weather resort, a distant cabin owned via her part sister at the beaches of Willow Lake, turns into a secure safe haven for Jenny, the place she and native police leader Rourke McKnight try and deal with the mysteries published through the fireplace. but if a snowfall traps them jointly, Jenny, acquainted with the secure predictability of operating the relatives bakery, unexpectedly does not think so safe. For at the same time Rourke shelters her from the hurricane open air, she understands her center is in danger. Now, following her goals could suggest strolling clear of her one likelihood at love.
By Raymond Khoury
Within the robust new mystery from the writer of the overseas bestseller The final Templar, a geneticist and a CIA agent on a dangerous quest to discover the main harmful e-book on the earth find a mystery that has destroyed every body in its course for hundreds of years Naples, 1750. at midnight, 3 males with swords burst into the palazzo of a marquis. Their chief, the Prince of San Severo, accuses the marquis of being an imposter, and calls for to grasp a mystery merely the marquis harbors. within the struggle that ensues, the fake marquis escapes over the rooftops of Naples, abandoning a burning palazzo and a raging prince now passionate about discovering his quarry at any fee. Baghdad, 2003. a military unit on a regimen venture makes a frightening discovery: a nation- of-the-art, hid lab the place dozens—men, girls, children—have died, the themes of grotesque experiments. The mysterious scientist they have been after, a guy believed to be engaged on a bioweapon and recognized purely because the hakeem—the doctor—escapes, taking with him the startling fact approximately his paintings. A perplexing clue is left in the back of: a round image of a snake feeding by itself tail. because the energy of the logo involves gentle, revealing the centuries of destruction left in its wake, one unsuspecting lady stands on the heart of a conspiracy that can swap the area without end. within the masterful fingers of foreign bestseller Raymond Khoury, The Sanctuary can provide a similar rapid-fire suspense and provocative scholarship that made The final Templar a coast-to-coast blockbuster.
By Jon Armstrong
For Michael Rivers, lifestyles is ideal. he's tall, good-looking and worshipped by way of billions of enthusiasts world wide. he's prosperous past degree, the inheritor obvious to at least one of the high-tech organizations that controls the realm. he's trendy, atmosphere traits along with his dresser of immaculate fashion designer fits. And Michael is in love with Nora, his appealing, witty and both excellent fiancee. whilst an assassin's bullets pierce Michael's physique prior to the cameras at a press junket, every thing adjustments. Forcibly separated from Nora, his illusions shattered, Michael seeks to discover the explanations at the back of the tried assassination. Michael delves deep into his prior, discovering that every one paths result in a time while he was once the golden boy, dancing furiously to the beat of infamous all-night Rage events thrown by way of his father.
By Ellen Block
A mystical novel that unravels one in every of life’s maximum mysteries—how to move on after a devastating loss—through the facility of phrases and their skill to heal, to rework, and to the touch the heart. Luck: an occasion that may be for stable or ailing, looking on your interpretation. As a lexicographer, Abigail Harker has regularly taken shelter within the which means of phrases. but if destiny erases in a single tragic second what she loves the main, the very foundations of her existence vanish. Abigail retreats to Chapel Isle, a secluded island in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. As caretaker of a run-down lighthouse, she hopes to redefine herself. yet as a resident quickly feedback, “If you got here to Chapel Isle for regular, you got here to the incorrect place.” For on Chapel Isle, nobody could be smartly outlined. From a systematic genius to the feuding fishermen’s other halves, from a good-looking hothead to the ghost stated to be haunting the lighthouse, everyone seems to be suffering to discover which means the place which means turns out misplaced. And whilst a sequence of mysterious crimes moves the island, Abigail reveals that she needs to face down her private fears if she is to save lots of herself, her acquaintances, and the hot existence she’s without notice come to cherish.
By William Kowalski
While Francie and Colt Hart force previous an deserted 150-year-old farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania, they either fall head-over-heels in love with it -- yet for fullyyt diverse purposes. Colt, an formidable, hard-charging inventory dealer, sees it as a possible show off for his wealth. Francie, lengthy depending on antidepressants, hopes it's going to motivate her to renew the literary lifestyles she deserted while she married Colt ten years prior to; maybe, she thinks, it is going to shop their faltering marriage. however the extra they know about the home, and particularly the tragic historical past of its earlier occupants (whose descendants are their new neighbors), the extra it threatens to force them aside. This P.S. variation gains an additional sixteen pages of insights into the booklet, together with writer interviews, urged studying, and extra.
By Katherine Hall
Faith Fairchild is momentarily surprised to discover her husband, the Reverend Thomas Fairchild, embracing Lora Deane -- and relieved to find the distraught nursery tuition instructor is only looking solace and suggestion. Lora has been receiving threatening cellphone calls. And she's now not the one resident of tiny Aleford, Massachusetts, who's being terrorized. Ever seeing that neighborhood environmentalists have began protesting the proposed housing improvement that would break Beecher's bathroom, the extra vocal rivals became objectives of a vicious crusade of intimidation-which is good enough cause of religion to release into a few clandestine sleuthing. but if a physique turns up within the charred ruins of a really suspicious condo hearth, religion is unexpectedly investigating a homicide -- and in critical hazard of having slowed down in a really deadly mess indeed!