Number 35 The Hill is an ordinary house in an ordinary street. But it is about to become infamous. When two police constables are sent to the house following a report of a domestic disturbance, they stumble upon a truly horrific scene. A scene which leaves one of them dead and the other fighting for her life and career.The identity of a serial killer, the Chameleon, has finally been revealed. But his capture is only the beginning of a shocking investigation that will test Inspector Alan Banks to the absolute limit. 'It demonstrates how the crime novel, when done right, can reach parts that other books can't . . . A considerable achievement'" GUARDIAN" 'Move over Ian Rankin - there's a new gunslinger in town looking to take over your role as top British police procedural author. With AFTERMATH, Chief Inspector Alan Banks emerges as a definite contender for fiction's new top cop . . .'" INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY"
Do the remains of Noah's Ark really exist? Before he dies, the father of ambitious young architect Dilara Kenner leaves her tantalising clues about the location of the legendary historical artefact ? Noah's Ark.The most fabled relic of all time, the search for Noah's Ark has obsessed many over the years. And when Dilara starts her quest ? aided by former army engineer Tyler Locke ? she rapidly becomes transfixed by the thought of discovering it. But there are sinister forces gathering who have deadly reasons for wanting to be the first ones to get to the relic.From a helicopter crash in the Atlantic, to a sinister sect in Arizona's Mojave desert, to a remote cave in Mount Ararat, this thrilling page-turner blends nonstop action with fascinating historical fact.
She was a vision. She was a siren. She was a nightmare. She was dead. Now he needed her to disappear. And he knew just how to make it happen. The Palm Beach elite go to great lengths to protect their ownand their own no longer includes Elena Estes. Once a child of wealth and privilege, Elena turned her back on that life. Betrayed and disillusioned by those closest to her, she chose the life of an undercover cop, the hunt for justice her own personal passion. Then a tragic, haunting mistake ended her career. Now Elena exists on the fringes of her old life. But a shocking event is about to draw her back into the painful vortex she's fought so hard to leave behind. First she finds the bodya young woman used, murdered, and dumped in a canal. Not just a victim, but a friend. As Elena delves into her dead friend's secret life, she discovers ties not only to the Russian mob but also to a group of powerful and wealthy Palm Beach bad boys known for giving each other alibis to cover a multitude of sins. A group that includes a man Elena once knew very well her former fiance, Bennett Walker, a man she knows has already escaped justice at least once in his life. Finding her friend's killer will put Elena at odds with her old life, with her new lover, and with herself. But she is determined to reveal the trutha truth that will shock Palm Beach society to its core, and could very well get her killed.
England, 1235, and Brother Petroc is living a simple life as a novice monk. Struggling to keep his soul fairly clean and worrying most about resisting the local girls, he inadvertently stumbles headlong into vicious trap. Framed by a sinister Templar Knight for a brutal murder of a church official and accused of the theft of a priceless relic, he is forced to run for his life. But when his best friend Will is killed by the chasing knight, Petroc's flight becomes a quest for restitution.Trusting his fate to an enigmatic relic-hunter and scoundrel, he must dodge the long arm of the church and somehow get to the bottom of everything that has happened to him. He must find out how his fate is entwined with that of the sacred object and get revenge on the man who wrecked his life - all the while avoiding the pitfalls and perils of love for a beautiful Greek princess...
Rebus is juggling four cases trying to nail one killer - who might just lead back to the infamous Bible John. And he's doing it under the scrutiny of an internal inquiry led by a man he has just accused of taking backhanders from Glasgow's Mr Big. As if this wasn't enough, there are TV cameras at his back investigating a miscarriage of justice,making Rebus a criminal in the eyes of a million or more viewers. Just one mistake is likely to mean an unpleasant and not particularly speedy death or, worse still, losing his job.
Detective Inspector Rebus is buried under a pile of paperwork generated by his investigations into a suspected war criminal … Until the running battle between two rival gangs on the city streets arrives at his door. A Chechen gangster is running prostitutes out of Bosnia via Tommy Telford, a Glaswegian upstart muscling in on Edinburgh territory. When his own daughter is the victim of a hit and run Rebus is forced to acknowledge that there is nothing he wouldn't do to bring down prime suspect Telford - even if it means cutting a deal with the devil.
22nd November 1963 is forever in the history books as the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Reissued exactly 30 years later, this book recounts the theory that the Mafia killed President Kennedy, unearthing documents from a ten-year search for the truth.
Neely was once star quarterback for Messina High School's football team but his playing days ended with an injury. For 15 years he's been trying to forget his past as sporting hero but hasn't been able to move on. That is until the man who moulded him, Coach Eddie Rake is dying and Neely returns to Messina.
Is it the war to end all wars - or war without end? It is 1917, and the United States are fighting a war on two fronts. In the north, from the Pacific to Quebec, US forces in the air and on land are locked in battle against Canada and Great Britain. To the south, at the heart of a line that stretches from the Gulf of California to the Atlantic, General Custer intends to do what none of his prececessors have done - to smash through the Confederate lines in Tennessee. Into this vast, seething cauldron plunges a new generation of weapons - submarines, barrels, attack planes, poison gas and flame throwers - changing the shape of war and the balance of power. Victory is at hand - but at a price that may be worse than war itself.
The sixth volume in the fast-selling series of high-tech, high-action thrillers created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik. Tom Clancy's Op-Centre, the series of international thrillers centred on the National Crisis Management Centre in Washington, is now firmly established as a bestselling phenomenon - a must for technothriller fans around the world. The previous volume in the series, Balance of Power, was yet another Sunday Times top-ten bestseller. Now that remarkable record is set to continue, with a spectacular new story - State of Siege. After years of handling some of the world's most dangerous international crises, Paul Hood is about to step down from his position as Director of the Op-Centre - only for the latest crisis to erupt much too close to home. A disgruntled group of ex-members of the UN peackeeping force have banded together and pulled off a series of daring robberies. Now they have devised a plan to make USD100,000,000. Armed with nerve gas, they enter the UN building in New York and take ten ambassadors hostage, threatening to kill one every half-hour. The international crisis that ensues is beyond anything that Paul Hood has ever faced before!
Terrifying psychological chiller featuring clinical psychologist Tony Hill of The Mermaids Singing and Wire in the Blood. 'There is no one in contemporary crime fiction who has managed to combine the visceral and the humane as well as Val McDermid ...She's the best we've got' New York Times A twisted killer targeting psychologists has left a grisly trail across Europe. Dr Tony Hill, expert at mapping the minds of murderers, is reluctant to get involved. But then the next victim is much closer to home...Meanwhile, his former partner, DCI Carol Jordan, is working undercover in Berlin, on a dangerous operation to trap a millionaire traffiker. When the game turns nasty, Tony is the only person she can call on for help. Confronting a cruelty that has its roots in Nazi atrocities, Tony and Carol are thrown together in a world of violence and corruption, where they have no one to trust but each other.
Carrie Grethen, partner in crime to William Temple Gault, has escaped from prison. She has also sent Kay Scarpetta a message making it clear she blames her for Gault's death and has plans for revenge. Investigating another case, Scarpetta begins to feel she is being manipulated by an unseen hand.
The dangerously thrilling and highly addictive new novel from the phenomenal No. 1 bestselling author Martina Cole, the author who dares to tell it like it really is, is a guaranteed shocking, compelling and completely unputdownable read. When teenager Christine Booth meets Phillip Murphy, she knows he’s her one chance to escape her controlling mother. Christine is soon enjoying the perks of being Philip Murphy’s girl, and his family welcome her with open arms. But the Murphys are a dangerous crowd, and it’s only a matter of time before Christine sees Phillip for what he really is: brutal, manipulative and utterly ruthless. Bound to the Murphy family by violence, addiction, murder and betrayal, Christine can’t bear to watch her young sons follow in their father’s amoral footsteps. But once you’re one of the family, it isn’t easy to get out.
Many years ago, Ellen Mosley became Eve Michaels. She left her husband, her adored children and her safe life for a life on the run, a new lover and $500,000. But then she found that the money was the Mob's and that they weren't too happy about losing it. There was only one choice. She turned her back on the everyday world and returned the cash to its owners. The Mafia, impressed by her balls - and her smarts - offered her a job in the family and she thrived.Now, her grown-up son, Whit, wants to find her. His father is dying and he wants to call Ellen Mosley to her husband's deathbed to pay her dues. But when he finally tracks her down, it couldn't be at a worse time. Eve's position in the organisation is under attack, and soon enough both mother and son are on the run from the Mob again...
NIRVANA BITES is an irreverent look at alternative living, set in the housing co-ops and S&M clubs of South London. When Jen goes for a job at the BBC, she gets more than she bargains for when she recognises her potential boss as 'Stapled Stan' - a man with a serious bondage problem. It seems that she is not the only one who knows his secret identity and soon Stan enlists her as a private investigator and protector. As she sets out on a quest to find and confront his blackmailers, Stan is concealed and cosseted within Jen's homely council-block community of anti-capitalist social misfits and New Age hippies, the Nirvana Housing Co-op. As the threats grow more serious and Jen's friends start to suffer, it becomes clear that an inconspicuous aquatic shop, Koi Korner, is hiding some dark secrets. Can Jen expose the perpetrators? Will life ever be the same again? Bursting with energy, NIRVANA BITES is a brilliantly-observed comic triumph, and heralds the arrival of a highly individual and hilarious new voice.
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A homeless man in Boston, an Army Major in California, and a teenage girl in Atlanta all die suddenly and painfully - each a victim of an unknown doomsday virus. For three days, a team of scientists in a US government laboratory has been frantically trying to unlock the virus's secrets. Lt. Col. Jonathan 'Jon' Smith, a leading researcher from the lab, barely survives a series of well-orchestrated attempts made on his life. When he discovers that the virus has claimed its fourth victim, his fiance, he is devastated and enraged. Smith quickly uncovers evidence that his lover's death was no accident. But wherever he turns, some unseen force blocks his quest for information. Not knowing whom to trust, Smith assembles a private team to search for the truth behind the deadly virus. While the death toll mounts, their quest leads to the highest levels of power and the darkest corners of the earth, as they match wits with a determined genius - and as the future of the world lies in the balance.
Forensic pathologist and physician, Dr. Anya Crichton does not just examine the dead. She also treats survivors of sexual assault, and the women she now sees compel her to follow the trail of a violent serial rapist-who is becoming more brutal with each attack. When two new victims are stabbed to death, suspicion immediately falls on Geoffrey Willard, recently released from twenty years in prison for the vicious rape and murder of a teenage girl. As the community demands justice, Anya faces the greatest ethical dilemma of her career. If Willard is innocent, her forensic evidence will destroy a respected pathologist's reputation. If Anya is wrong, she has ensured not only that a seasoned killer goes free, but that he remains unstoppable. Only the killer knows a mistake has been made. One that is about to prove fatal . . .
In a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town's water supply, causing the worst 'cancer cluster' in history. The company appeals to the Mississippi Supreme Court, whose nine justices will one day either approve the verdict or reverse it. Who are the nine? How will they vote? Can one be replaced before the case is ultimately decided? The chemical company is owned by a Wall Street predator named Carl Trudeau, and Mr. Trudeau is convinced the Court is not friendly enough. With judicial elections looming, he decides to try to purchase himself a seat on the Court. The cost is a few million dollars, a drop in the bucket for a billionaire like Mr. Trudeau. Through an intricate web of conspiracy and deceit, his political operatives recruit a young, unsuspecting candidate. They finance him, manipulate him, market him, and mould him into a potential Supreme Court justice.ITheir/I Supreme Court justice. IThe Appeal/I is a powerful, timely, and shocking story of political and legal intrigue, a story that will leave readers unable to think about the electoral process or judicial system in quite the same way ever again.
Alex Barclay is back with another stunning Ren Bryce FBI thrillerNOWHERE TO RUNFBI agent Ren Bryce's hunt for some of the country's most dangerous killers is about to turn into a nightmare. There is unfinished business between Ren and those she is pursuing, and soon she is forced to confront both personal and professional traumas.NOWHERE TO HIDEThen someone close to Ren is murdered and secrets from her past look set to be revealed, throwing her into a world of fear, paranoia and danger.NO ONE TO TRUSTDark forces are at work and someone is determined to destroy Ren's life. But time is running out and Ren must catch a killer before he catches her'S
It begins on a winter afternoon, when schoolgirl Nicky Day runs from a gang of bullies. Then her little brother starts the fire. But the nightmare that is engulfing Sue and Terry Day is only beginning . . . A single mother who left a six-year-old on his own while she went clubbing on a Friday night. An absent father with a hot teenaged girlfriend who didnat seem to care who was minding his former family. The police, the neighbours, the friends, the lovers turn accusing eyes on them both. Suspicious voices ask whether Nicky has run away; whether the fire is really an accident. And meanwhile, time is running out for Nicky. Bestselling author Martina Cole loved Mandasue Helleras second novel, Forget Me Not . She wrote, aMandasue has played a real blinder with this fantastic novel.a Now thousands of readers have discovered Mandasue Heller. Have you read all her books?
A gifted painter is strangled in the gallery where her first solo show has just opened to critical acclaim. The investigating officer discovers parallels with the death of 'Baby Boy' Lee, a noted blues guitarist.
In Washington the murder of a prostitute attracts little attention, but for detective Alex Cross it increases the body count by one in the Jane Doe killings - the death toll closing on a hundred now. Unable to convince anyone that the murders are linked, Cross must work alone to stop an ingenious killer with the perfect cover.
DI Kate Burrows thought she'd never face a killer like the Grantley Ripper again. But she was wrong. One by one, children are being abandoned. Thankfully, they're rescued from harm. Then one victim is not so lucky, and Kate knows she's in a race against time to save lives. As a parent herself, Kate's finding the case tough and she needs the support of her lover, Patrick Kelly, more than ever. But Patrick's got problems of his own...
A crime novel featuring Chief Inspector Morse, in which Morse and his assistant Sergeant Lewis are called upon to investigate the murder of a young woman who was shot from close range through her kitchen window. After a visit to his doctor, Morse finds that he also has to deal with a crisis of his own.
"British-occupied Cairo, 1928: " Several young children have disappeared and were then found, horribly mutilated, in the tombs just outside the city. Panic is spreading among the locals after a cloaked giant is sighted. Has a ghoul from "One Thousand and One Nights" been brought to life? British inspector Jeremy Matheson follows the trail of the monster, which takes him into the depths of underground Cairo as well as deep into his own tortured past. "Mont-Saint-Michel, 2005: " Marion has taken refuge in the wind-swept and remote monastery located on a spit of land on the west coast of France. In the wake of a scandal, caused by her own revelations, that is now reverberating through the French capital, she has been spirited away from Paris and brought here by the Secret Service for her own protection. When she finds a diary dating from 1928 in the monastery library, penned by Jeremy Matheson and hidden inside the jacket of an Edgar Allen Poe book, she is inexorably pulled into the past as she is being watched, and taunting notes and riddles urge her to give back what is not hers. . . 'One of the best contemporary thriller authors' "Le Monde"
One cold night, Dorcas Reese is strangled on Wyndham Fen. Only ten days ago the actress Verna Dunn was found murdered on the Wash. Superintendent Richard Jury is sure that one man is responsible, but what is the connection between a moody, unattractive housemaid and an elegant lady of means?
Harry Tasker leads a double life. At work he is a government agent with a license to do just about anything, while at home he pretends to be a dull computer salesman. He is on the trail of stolen nuclear weapons that are in the hands of fanatic terrorists when something more important comes up. Harry finds his wife is seeing another man because she needs some adventure in her life. Harry decides to give it to her, juggling persuit of terrorists on one hand and an adventure for his wife on the other while showing he can Tango all at once.--John Vogel.
"Fenner burned Rosenfeld’s message, reminding himself wryly that he was behaving in the very best tradition. This was a game not too difficult to learn, he thought. A game? A game in deadly earnest. A vacation in Venice that was grim business. A girl constantly beside him who wasn’t his. How the hell had he walked into this upside-down world? Where, he wondered suddenly, would Venice lead?"
Julie Gordon, a leading research scientist at the age of 27, has created the most exciting virtual reality program ever--a computer-enhanced, 3D voyage into the mind. When she receives the news that her estranged twin sister Samantha is in a coma, she realizes that her sister is dying, and no one can determine the cause. Now, the only thing that can save her sister is Julie's experimental program. Julie must enter her sister's mind and confront the evil lurking within--before it destroys them both.
Date-rape didn't exist in 1962. But thirty years after Karen Kern's life fell apart on a cold New York night, her nemesis returns, hogging the limelight on prime-time TV. Bob, the ex-Harvard man with the fatal charm, is now Senator Robert Drayton Willmont, riding high in the polls and running for President.This is no longer 1962, and times have changed...Guilt by Association is a searing novel of remarkably sustained pace and power. Briliantly combining elements of political thriller, courtroom drama and heart-rending emotional narrative, it presents an unforgettable and thought-provoking indictment of sexual responsibility in a world where justice is often just another victim.
Lincoln Rhyme has travelled to a world-famous spinal cord injuries center in North Carolina for some risky, experimental surgery. It may make him a tiny bit better, it may kill him. But before he has a chance to undergo it, the local police department are drafting in Rhyme and Amelia, using their forensic skills to help find two women kidpapped by a psychotic young man known locally as the Insect Boy. After a cat and mouse game through the abandoned swamps of North Carolina, Lincoln and Amelia manage to find him - then Amelia, convinced of his innocence, breaks the boy out of jail. And Lincoln has to find them both, while Amelia uses all the skills her mentor and lover has taught her to evade him. Her actions are to have more disastrous consequence than either of them anticipate . . .
The fourth volume in the highly popular new series of high-tech thrillers created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik. Syrian terrorists have attacked a dam inside the borders of Turkey, threatening the water supply of their very homeland. It is not insanity,but the first step in a deceptively simple plan: force all-out war in the Middle East. This will draw elite troops out of the capital of Damascus, leaving the Syrian president unprotected – and an easy target for assassination.What the terrorists don’t know is that a new Regional Op-Centre is now on-line in Greece. A mobile version of the permanent crisis management facility, the ROC is a cutting-edge surveillance and information mecca. And its team can see exactly what the Syrian rebels are trying to do.But the terrorists are more resourceful than anyone thinks. They also have ways of obtaining classified information. And the Regional Op-Centre – the United States’ newest toy – is a prize not to be passed up…
It's late autumn in Edinburgh and late autumn in the career of Detective Inspector John Rebus. As he tries to tie up some loose ends before retirement, a murder case intrudes. A dissident Russian poet has been found dead in what looks like a mugging gone wrong. By apparent coincidence, a high-level delegation of Russian businessmen is in town - and everyone is determined that the case should be closed quickly and clinically.But the further they dig, the more Rebus and DS Siobhan Clarke become convinced that they are dealing with something more than a random attack - especially after a particularly nasty second killing. Meanwhile, a brutal and premeditated assault on a local gangster sees Rebus in the frame. Has the Inspector taken a step too far in tying up those loose ends? Only a few days shy of the end to his long, inglorious career, will Rebus even make it that far?
A vintage performance from the world's number one psychological thriller writer. TRUE DETECTIVES follows Moe Reed and Aaron Fox on the twisted trail of a missing girl, a dark, baffling whodunit that forces the brothers to put aside their mutual animus ' and to confront the unresolved family mystery that turned them into enemies. PIs can do things, legally, that cops can't. And cops have access to resources denied their private counterparts. Only by pooling their efforts ' and by consulting a man both brothers respect, psychologist Alex Delaware, do Fox and Reed stand a chance of peeling back the secrets in high places that explain the fate of an outwardly innocent young woman. And, by doing so, the brothers learn about much more than murder.
In Georgian Glasgow, a seventeen-year-old mother stands trial for her life. Clare Kelso has been locked in the Tolbooth, accused of murdering her own infant son. Maverick lawyer Cameron Adams, summoned from Edinburgh to defend the guilty, soon comes to believe that the frail girl who refuses to defend herself could be a murderer's second victim. The key to the truth lies with Frederick Striker. Gambler, seducer, adventurer, he alone can save Clare from the gallows. If he wishes to...
'With its spirited heroine, its narrative drive and its splendid intricacy, this novel should put Annette Roome at the forefront of detective writing' TLS Two suspicious deaths in twenty-four hours in Home Counties Tipping spell trouble for reporter Chris Martin when she is sent to cover a possible suicide, and the battered body of Janet Cox -- probably the town's first road-rage killing. Chris, currently smugly congratulating herself on having sorted out her private life, finds herself unravelling the threads of Janet Cox's convoluted affairs, which leads to the disturbing conclusion that Janet's missing husband is either a prime suspect, or himself a corpse. Trying to make sense of Janet Cox's life and death, as well as reporting on the row blowing up over Tipping's millennium plan, means Chris has to face up to some uncomfortable truths in her own life, not to mention a terrifying brush with the town's underworld.
There are things no one knows about Dexter Sterling. His friends believe he's just another moneyed Ivy League student. But Dexter is leading two lives - until a fateful trip to Australia exposes the truth. Dexter books the first flight out of Sydney, wanting nothing more than to return home after his deceit is revealed. The plane he boards, however, never reaches its destination. Instead, Oceanic Flight 815 crashes, trapping its 48 survivors on a remote island. Faced with a blank slate, Dexter reinvents himself once again. When tragedy strikes, his carefully constructed farce begins to crumble, and Dexter must trust his fellow castaways with the truth. But Dexter isn't the only one lying. And he quickly learns that on the island there are many unknowns, but none are deadlier than the secrets of its inhabitants . . .
"When the leaders of the free world descend on Scotland for an international conference, every cop in the country is needed to control the mob of protestors in Edinburgh's streets ... except one. Inspector John Rebus's reputation precedes him, so while Presidents Bush and Putin confer in isolated splendor, Rebus mans an empty police station, safely out of the way where he can't offend any visiting dignitaries." "Then a delegate falls to his death during a pre-conference dinner at Edinburgh Castle, and Rebus is given what looks like a simple suicide to write up. But even as he keeps it out of the headlines, Rebus probes where no probing is wanted - and doesn't like the side steps and power plays his questions engender. And this week Edinburgh is a dangerous place to be: Rebus also investigates the death of a recently paroled rapist, murdered in a particularly grisly fashion. The discovery of more bodies leads Rebus to consider an unexpected and politically unacceptable possibility." "Amid political drama and street theater, and with egos on parade at every level, Rebus works the thorniest case he's ever encountered, with danger on a scale beyond his darkest imaginings."--BOOK JACKET.
Mike Mackenzie is a self-made man with too much time on his hands and a bit of the devil in his soul. He is looking for something to liven up the days and settles on a plot to rip-off one of the most high-profile targets in the capital - the National Gallery of Scotland.So, together with two close friends from the art world, he devises a plan to a lift some of the most valuable artwork around. But of course, the real trick is to rob the place for all its worth whilst persuading the world that no crime was ever committed...
When the Wind Blows - Frannie O'Neill, a young and talented veterinarian whose husband was recently murdered, comes across an amazing discovery in the woods near her animal hospital. Soon after, Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, arrives on Frannie's doorstep. And then there is 11 year old Max - Frannie's amazing discovery - and one of the most unforgettable creations in thriller fiction.The Lake House - Only Max, the oldest of the incredible children who blew into Frannie O'Neill's life and captured her heart, knows that another, terrifying biological experiment is taking place. Somewhere in America,a brilliant but evil surgeon is secretly researching, performing a cruel travesty of an operation. But to complete his experiment he needs the ultimate prize - Max herself. And as the children dream of returning to the happy safety of the lake house, where for a few precious months they flew free, danger moves ever closer....
Mysterious accidents start happening to jockeys, one man is found shot dead, while another is found with a broken leg. When Robb Finn begins investigating, he finds himself caught up in a world of violence and twisted envy.
Classic adventure from the million copy bestseller Jack Higgins The called it the Place of Silence: the last frozen barrier between Balpur and Tibet. An icy wilderness where desperate men made a living smuggling guns across the border. Even for the bravest, the luck has to run out! On what he thought would be his last flight, Jack Drummond found his own recipe for disaster. A deadly cargo of machine guns. A band of ruthless guerrillas. And a confrontation with the Chinese Reds, leaving no chance for escape!
Saint City Sinners: A Dante Valentine Novel: Book Four (Dante Valentine Novel)
Saint City has always been Dante Valentine's home. It's where she grew up, it's where her dead are buried, and it's where she learned to hunt.Now, one call from an old friend will bring her back to investigate a murder too close to home for anyone's comfort. But the one person she trusted has just betrayed her.Sometimes revenge is best served demon-hot ...
DEATH DAY - Four hundred years ago, a woman died in agony to keep the secret of a golden disk and went to her grave with it hung around her neck. Now, in a desolate graveyard, a workman has unearthed the amulet by chance and decides to keept it. His first mistake...Wherever the amulet is found, ancient evil - hideous, powerful and vile - is once again reborn. RENEGARDES - Immortality - the ultimate secret. David Callahan needs to find the answer - he's being tracked down by hired killers...In a race against time, a trail of violence and terror leads from a desecrated church in France, to London, and on to Ireland where modern terrorism battles against ancient powers and a terrible secret is revealed...
Danger and violence have always been part of Sue Dalston's East End upbringing. Unloved by her mother, abused by her father, and brutalised throughout her entire marriage, she smashed her husband's skull in a final act of desperation. All that keeps her sane is knowing that she's done it to protect her four children. At last, they are safe from harm. When she is celled up with murderess Matilda Enderby, their fates become inextricably linked. And no one - least of all Sue - could have predicted the consequences...
In the flamboyant Twenties, Englishman William Grover-Williams and Frenchman Robert Benoist were fierce rivals racing their elegant Bugattis on the glittering European race circuits. Not only is the World Championship in their sights, but they have both fallen for the sensuous charms of the extravagantly beautiful Eve Aubicq. But when war breaks out, everything changes. Paris is in the iron-grip of German occupation and Robert and William join the Special Operations Executive to help the French Resistance undermine the brutal occupying regime. Their missions involve utmost courage and daring in the face of the horrors of war. Based on a true story of British covert activity and the French Resistance during the Second World War, this is a gripping novel of heroism, self-sacrifice, love and betrayal.