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    By Dean Koontz

     
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    On the morning that marks the tip of the area they've got recognized, Molly and Neil Sloan wake up to the drumbeat of rain on their roof. A luminous silvery downpour is drenching their small California mountain city. It has haunted their sleep, invaded their desires, and now, within the moody crimson sunrise, the younger couple can't shake the experience of anything extraordinarily wrong.

        because the hours go, Molly and Neil hearken to tense information of utmost climate phenomena around the globe. by means of dusk, their little city loses all touch with the skin international. A thick fog transforms the once-friendly village right into a ghostly labyrinth. and shortly the Sloans and their pals can be pressured to attract on reserves of braveness and humanity they by no means knew they'd. For in the misty gloom they are going to come across whatever that unearths in a shattering quick what's taking place to their world—something that's looking them with ruthless potency.

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    By Iris Johansen

    She was once the precise witness―until they discovered her.
    When Teresa Casali used to be younger, she came across that she may well learn people's stories. yet this unusual reward turned a curse whilst her mob boss father used Teresa to achieve the higher hand in his international of corruption and violence. uncovered through her circle of relatives to the darkest impulses of mankind, Teresa unearths herself defenseless and alone…until, from possible out of nowhere, she meets the mysterious Andre Mandak. Armed with a chilling set of abilities, Mandak can defend Teresa and kill her pursuers. yet can she belief him?

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    With Mandak's support, Teresa learns to manage her energy ahead of it consumes her. it truly is his promise to get her into Witness safeguard that convinces Teresa to imagine a brand new identification: she turns into Allie Girard and attempts to omit Teresa Casali ever existed. For years "Allie" lives an ordinary lifestyles with a brand new family…until the day her hide is blown and the reality spreads like wildfire. Now she's going to need to use her finely-honed reward to finish the probability that all started together with her family's betrayal. not anything can cease her from revealing the truth…even if it kills her.

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    By R. D. Cane

    After being lately cleared of homicide fees, the disgraced and out-of-work police detective Steve Nastos reluctantly groups together with his brash and equally disgraced legal professional Kevin Carscadden for a paycheck. Nastos—who outfitted his occupation on channeling the shadowy instincts inside of him to seek harmful predators—takes on a venture to trace the whereabouts of Lindsay Bannerman, a bothered teenager who's lacking from her prosperous adoptive domestic. the path Nastos and his legal professional choose up is one with a sadistic abuser at the different finish and affected by lies, deceptions, and dead our bodies. Torn among spiteful former colleagues—detectives who hold Nastos belongs in criminal for homicide—a spouse who wishes her husband to ultimately release himself from the darkness that fuels him, and the promise he made to a stranger to discover Lindsay, the hunt is a race opposed to time initially vanishes eternally into the darkish subject.

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    By Dean Koontz

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    Past middle of the night, Chyna Shepard, twenty-six, gazes out a moonlit window, not able to sleep on her first evening within the Napa Valley domestic of her most sensible friend’s kin. intuition proves trustworthy. A murderous sociopath, Edgler Foreman Vess, has entered the home, cause on killing every body inside of. A self-proclaimed “homicidal adventurer,” Vess lives basically to fulfill all appetites as they come up, to immerse himself in sensation, to dwell with no worry, regret, or limits, to stay with intensity. Chyna is trapped in his lethal orbit.
     
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    By Anne Perry

    No breath of scandal has ever touched the aristocratic Moidore family–until Sir Basil’s attractive widowed daughter is stabbed to dying in her personal mattress, a surprising, incomprehensible tragedy.

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    By Mary Higgins Clark

    During this gripping number one New York Times bestseller from Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a long island ER health care professional is openly murdered in entrance of his younger son in a urban playground. 5 years later, his killer remains to be at large.

    When Laurie Moran’s husband used to be brutally murdered, purely three-year-old Timmy observed the face of his father’s killer. 5 years later his piercing blue eyes nonetheless hang-out Timmy’s goals. Laurie is haunted via more—the killer’s possibility to her son as he fled the scene: “Tell your mom she’s subsequent, then it’s your turn…”

    Now Laurie is facing homicide back, this time because the manufacturer of a true-crime, cold-case tv convey. The sequence will release with the twenty-year-old unsolved homicide of Betsy Powell. Betsy, a socialite, used to be discovered suffocated in her mattress after a gala celebrating the commencement of her daughter and 3 associates. The sensational homicide was once information national. Reopening the case in its lavish atmosphere and with the cooperation of the surviving site visitors that evening, Laurie is bound to have successful on her palms. but if the estranged acquaintances commence filming, it turns into transparent each one is hiding secrets…small and large.

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    By Rene Gutteridge

    Don’t inform me it’s terrifying. Terrify me.
    Filled with grief, Jules Belleno not often leaves the home given that her husband’s dying whereas on responsibility as a police officer. except the reports Jules writes on her weblog, she has little touch with the skin world.

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    And that’s the very last thing she remembers―until she wakes up in an odd room with a splitting headache. She’s been abducted. And what she discovers will swap every thing she believed approximately her husband’s loss of life . . . her occupation . . . and her religion.

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    By Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

       Following a determined night-long conflict, a gaggle of beleaguered squaddies in an remoted base in Kandahar are confronted with a lone girl hard the go back of her brother’s physique. Is she a undercover agent, a black widow, a lunatic? Or is she what she claims to be: a grieving younger sister purpose on burying her brother in line with neighborhood rites? Single-minded in her challenge, she refuses to maneuver from her spot at the box in complete view of each soldier within the stark outpost. Her presence fast proves risky because the camp’s annoying, claustrophobic surroundings involves a boil while the lads commence arguing approximately what to do next.
       Told from a number of issues of view, together with these of the U.S. squaddies, Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya’s heartbreaking and haunting novel takes a undying tragedy and hurls it into present-day Afghanistan. Taking its cues from the Antigone delusion, Roy-Bhattacharya recreates the chaos, depth, and immediacy of conflict, and conveys the inevitable repercussions felt by way of the warriors, and their families, and specifically one sister. the end result is the strongest expression up to now of the character and futility of war.

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    By Kim Stanley Robinson

    The bestselling writer of the vintage Mars trilogy and The Years of Rice and Salt returns with a riveting new trilogy of state of the art technological know-how, overseas politics, and the real-life ramifications of worldwide warming as they're performed out in our nation’s capital—and within the day-by-day lives of these on the middle of the motion. Hauntingly practical, here's a novel of the close to destiny that's encouraged by way of medical proof already making headlines.

    When the Arctic ice pack used to be first measured within the Nineteen Fifties, it averaged thirty ft thick in midwinter. via the tip of the century it was once all the way down to fifteen. One August the ice broke. the subsequent 12 months the breakup all started in July. The 3rd yr it all started in may perhaps. That used to be final year.

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    While Charlie struggles to play politics, his spouse, Anna, takes a extra rational method of the looming trouble in her paintings on the nationwide technological know-how starting place. There an offer has are available for a innovative method which may remedy the matter of world warming—if it may be famous in time. but if a race to regulate the budding expertise starts off, the stakes in basic terms get larger. As those daily heroes struggle to align the amazing forces of nature with the extreme march of recent technology, they're unaware that destiny is ready to place an strange twist on their work—one that would position them on the middle of an unavoidable hurricane.

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    By Dan Simmons

    This masterfully crafted horror vintage, that includes a brand-new advent by way of Dan Simmons, will convey you to the sting of your seat, hair status on finish and blood freezing on your veins

    It's the summer time of 1960 and within the small city of Elm Haven, Illinois, 5 twelve-year-old boys are forging the robust bonds life of switch won't holiday. From sundown motorbike rides to shaded hiding areas within the woods, the men' days are marked by means of all the secrets and techniques and silences of an idyllic middle-childhood. yet amid the sundrenched cornfields their loyalty might be pitilessly demonstrated. whilst a long-silent bell peals in the midst of the evening, the townsfolk realize it marks the tip in their carefree days. From the depths of the previous crucial tuition, a hulking castle tinged with the mahogany odor of coffins, an invisible evil is emerging. unusual and frightening occasions start to overtake way of life, spreading terror throughout the as soon as idyllic city. made up our minds to exorcize this historical plague, Mike, Duane, Dale, Harlen, and Kevin needs to salary a warfare of blood―against an arcane abomination who owns the night...

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