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Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War

James Risen · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

War corrupts. Endless war corrupts absolutely. Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhere and never promising peace. In Pay Any Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary litany of the hidden costs of that war: from squandered and stolen dollars,...
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Cold in July

Joe R. Lansdale · Tachyon Publications
Format: Book

From the Edgar Award-winning author of the Hap and Leonard mysteries comes a shocking crime thriller to chill the even the warmest summer's night. By turns vivid, raw, and darkly comedic, this mystery classic inspired the 2014 major motion picture Cold in July, starring Michael C. Hall...
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Escape Clause

John Sandford · Putnam
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Whenever you hear the sky rumble, that usually means a storm. In Virgil Flowers' case, make that two. The exceptional new thriller from the writer whose books are "pure reading pleasure" (BOOKLIST ) The first storm comes from, of all places, the Minnesota zoo. Two large,...
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Sex, Lies, and Serious Money

Stuart Woods · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 339
Format: Print book

Stone Barrington takes on a client who gives him a run for his money in the newest heart-stopping thriller from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author. Fresh off the runway at Teterboro, Stone Barrington arrives home to find an unexpected new client on his doorstep, anxiously soliciting...
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Takedown Twenty

Janet Evanovich · Bantam Books
Pages: 307
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERPowerhouse author Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum novels are "as entertaining as ever" (Entertainment Weekly) , "brilliantly evocative" (The Denver Post) , and "making trouble and winning hearts" (USA Today) . Stephanie...
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High Heat

Richard Castle · Kingswell
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

An ISIS-style beheading of a journalist, carried out by a New York City group pledging fealty to that rogue state, becomes more than just another case for NYPD Captain Nikki Heat when the killers announce their next target: her husband, magazine writer Jameson Rook. Meanwhile, Heat is haunted...
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Blowback: A Vanessa Pierson Novel

Valerie Plame Wilson · Penguin Group US
Pages: 324
Format: eBook

Introducing Blowback, an exhilarating new espionage thriller by former CIA ops officer Valerie Plame and thriller writer Sarah Lovett. Covert CIA ops officer Vanessa Pierson is finally close to capturing Bhoot, the world's most dangerous international nuclear arms dealer. One of her assets...
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Killing Cupid

Laura Levine · Kensington; First Kensington Hardback Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"I'm crazy about Laura Levine's mystery series. Her books are so outrageously funny, they always make me laugh out loud." --Joanne FlukeLove is in the air as freelance writer Jaine Austen begins a new job at the Dates of Joy matchmaking service--but between juggling her boss's...
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The Ghost Riders of Ordebec: A Commissaire Adamsberg Mystery

Fred Vargas · Penguin Books
Format: Paperback

A # 1 French and Italian bestseller from the three-time winner of the CWA’s International Dagger Award More than ten million copies of Fred Vargas’s Commissaire Adamsberg mysteries have been sold worldwide. Now, American readers are getting hooked on the internationally bestselling...
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Act of War: A Thriller

Brad Thor · Atria/Emily Bestler Books; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"After a CIA agent mysteriously dies overseas, his top asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying claim. There's just one problem--no one knows if she can be trusted. But when six exchange students go missing, two airplane passengers trade places, and one political-asylum seeker...
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