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The Stranger Inside

Laura Benedict
Authors:
Laura Benedict

'This classy, atmospheric thriller is always one step ahead' HeatA gripping psychological thriller for fans of The Couple Next Door, I Let You In and The Girl BeforeImagine this: You've returned home from a work trip and are terrified to discover that the locks have been changed and a man you don't know has moved into your house.You call the police, but they don't believe your version of events. Just before you're forced to leave, the stranger whispers 'I was there. I saw what you did'.These words shake you to your very core. Somehow, he knows your darkest secret. And he's about to use what he knows to ruin every bit of your life.**************Readers are LOVING The Stranger Inside'I was captivated by it from the very first chapter''This is the definition of a page turner''Full of secrets, lies, twists and turns''Oh wow! What a rollercoaster of a book I didn't know what to expect next!''Gripping thriller that I just couldn't put down!!''Absolutely stunning book! One of my favourites of this year'**************Praise for The Stranger Inside'Absorbing, addictive and downright chilling' Alison Gaylin'Suspenseful and moving, The Stranger Inside gripped me from the first page' Meg Gardiner'[An] elegant scary mystery, where nothing is as it seems and one woman's truth is shattered by the hidden secrets of her past.' J.T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author of Lie to Me'Compelling characters, lush settings, complex emotions-all in a clever plot and spiced with a hint of darkness' Carolyn Haines, bestselling author of The House of Memory

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Green Sun

Kent Anderson
Authors:
Kent Anderson
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The Competition

Marcia Clark
Authors:
Marcia Clark

It's every parent's nightmare.When a high-school shooting leaves dozens dead, including the killers, the grieving community can at least be sure it won't happen again. But as prosecutor Rachel Knight and detective Bailey Keller dig deeper, they realise that the worst isn't over. The clues at the crime scene don't add up. It seems that the real shooters are still out there... In the chaos that follows, Rachel and Bailey must scramble to identify the suspects and stop them before they can strike again. Because the killers have plans. They want to beat their competition. They want to be the best... at murder.

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Killer Ambition

Marcia Clark
Authors:
Marcia Clark

Would you kill to protect your career? When the teenage daughter of a billionaire director is kidnapped, Deputy DA Rachel Knight and Detective Bailey Killer are on the case. But things go wrong fast. The girl is found murdered, and the man they suspect has rich and powerful friends. In the hostile glare of the media, under attack from her own bosses, Rachel prepares the case for trial. She will bring the truth to light... no matter who wants it to stay hidden. The stage is set for stunning courtroom drama and a thrilling ride through the dark side of Hollywood.

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The Man Everybody Was Afraid Of

Joseph Hansen
Authors:
Joseph Hansen

'After forty years Hammett has a worthy successor' The TimesDave Brandstetter stands alongside Philip Marlow Sam Spade and Lew Archer as one of the best fictional PIs in the business. Like them he was tough determined and ruthless when the case demanded it. Unlike them he was gay. Joseph Hansen's groundbreaking novels follow Brandstetter as he investigates cases in which motives are murky passions run high and nothing is ever as simple as it looks. Set in 1970s and 80s California the series is a fascinating portrait of a time and a place with mysteries to match Chandler and Macdonald.Police Chief Ben Orton swore he'd keep 'big city vice' out of his town. So no one is too surprised when he turns up dead - but Dave thinks pinning his murder on gay activist Cliff Kerlee is just a bit too convenient. His investigation uncovers a community cowed by one man and a police force with its own ideas of law and order.

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Trouble in Paradise

Marcia Clark
Authors:
Marcia Clark

TROUBLE IN PARADISE is an all-new short story featuring Rachel Knight, star of thrillers GUILT BY ASSOCIATION and GUILT BY DEGREES. Rachel Knight and her friends Toni and Bailey are taking a break from their busy, crime-focussed lives with a trip to tropical island paradise Aruba. But trouble is never far away from these three, and on their first day their investigative skills are called on when a reality TV child star goes missing...

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Guilt By Degrees

Marcia Clark
Authors:
Marcia Clark

Rachel Knight has never been one to let justice slide from the grip of the law. So when a deputy district attorney mishandles a murder case and then shrugs it off - the victim was a homeless guy, so who cares? - she decides to take the case on herself. With the help of Detective Bailey Keller, Rachel soon finds a missing piece of the puzzle. And a new mystery: the homeless man's death is somehow connected to the vicious murder of a LAPD cop a year earlier. The prime suspect in the murder was acquitted - but now Rachel and Bailey are hot on the trail of new leads. What Rachel doesn't know is that she's being watched. Someone is following her every move, and just waiting for a chance to strike...

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If I'm Dead: A Rachel Knight short story

Marcia Clark
Authors:
Marcia Clark

An all-new short story from Marcia Clark, IF I'M DEAD shows Deputy District Attorney Rachel Knight in her element - the courtroom - fighting to make the jury convict a man who killed his wife. The one snag? No body...IF I'M DEAD is a tense and compelling account of a high-stakes trial. Extracts from the two Rachel Knight novels are also included!

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Guilt By Association

Marcia Clark
Authors:
Marcia Clark

When Deputy District Attorney Rachel Knight's journey home is interrupted by screaming sirens, she decides to follow them. But what she finds when she arrives at a sleazy LA motel shatters her world: her trusted colleague Jake lies dead beside the body of a teenage male prostitute. The police say murder/suicide. Rachel's gut says different. Her search for proof will take her through the dark and tangled city, from its wealthy suburbs to its violent heart. And a truth so dangerous it could kill her.

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Fun and Games

Duane Swierczynski
Authors:
Duane Swierczynski

NUMBER OF ACCIDENTAL DEATHS PER YEAR By suffocation: 3,300 By poisoning: 8,600 STAGED BY PROFESSIONALS: You have no idea. Ex-cop Charlie Hardie's latest job is guarding an isolated mansion in LA's Hollywood Hills. But it comes with an unwanted guest - a D-list actress who says she's being hunted by professional hitmen. Charlie thinks she's just high and paranoid. But he's wrong. The killers are real. They've tracked her to the house. And they're not letting anyone out alive.

Hodder & Stoughton

Maisie Dobbs

Jacqueline Winspear
Authors:
Jacqueline Winspear

Young, feisty Maisie Dobbs has recently set herself up as a private detective. Such a move may not seem especially startling. But this is 1929, and Maisie is exceptional in many ways.Having started as a maid to the London aristocracy, studied her way to Cambridge and served as a nurse in the Great War, Maisie has wisdom, experience and understanding beyond her years. Little does she realise the extent to which this strength of character is soon to be tested. For her first case forces her to uncover secrets long buried, and to confront ghosts from her own past . . .In Maisie, Jacqueline Winspear has created a character that readers will immediately take to their hearts. Her first case combines a gripping investigation with a moving portrait of love and loss. It marks the beginning of a wonderful new detective series.

Hodder & Stoughton

Jericho Point

Meg Gardiner
Authors:
Meg Gardiner

When a young woman tumbles dead onto the beach, the police identify the body. It's Evan Delaney. Except that Evan is very much alive. It's her identity that has been stolen. And the thief has compromised more than just Evan's bank account. She has been scamming money from rich Hollywood wannabes - including a vicious drug boss. He wants his money back. From Evan. Soon she finds herself harassed by drug runners and suspected of murder. She must save herself - but to do that she must escape a web of deceit that threatens to destroy not just her, but her boyfriend Jesse.

Hodder & Stoughton

China Lake

Meg Gardiner
Authors:
Meg Gardiner
Hodder & Stoughton

Mission Canyon

Meg Gardiner
Authors:
Meg Gardiner

Evan Delaney, novelist and legal go-fer, is dressed as Diana Ross in order to crash a fancy-dress party and serve a summons, when she hears that Franklin Brand is back in town. Brand is the hit-and-run driver who sentenced Evan's lover Jesse to life in a wheelchair, and killed his best friend.Since the accident, Brand has been avoiding justice overseas; but if he's back Evan and Jesse are determined to get him, helped by the dead boy's brother, Adam. Brand has been a high-flyer in Mako Technologies, a cyber-security firm, and this is where Evan starts looking.She quickly uncovers evidence that Brand was embezzling funds, and that Adam's brother knew all about it. So maybe the hit-and-run wasn't an accident at all? The policeman investigating is killed, and Adam and Jesse both come under suspicion.Matters are further complicated by the confused emotions of Jesse who feels a survivor's guilt, and Adam who resents the fact that Jesse is alive while his brother died.But there are more corpses to come - including a near miss for Evan herself - before the bad guys are finally brought to book.

Hodder & Stoughton

Crosscut

Meg Gardiner
Authors:
Meg Gardiner

School's out for ever . . . And the high school reunion is a killer. Because something, or someone, is eliminating Evan Delaney's graduating class.For Evan, China Lake was a tough place to grow up. But she didn't realise just how tough until, returning to the desert military base for her high school reunion, she discovers that a disturbing number of her classmates have died young.And the night of the reunion, another one is savagely butchered. She is just the first.There's a serial killer on the loose. One with a major axe to grind with China Lake high school graduates . . .Evan Delaney's quick tongue and hot temper have got her into trouble before. Now she faces her most dangerous challenge yet, at the hands of a ruthless serial killer whose murderous motives have their roots in her past.

Hodder & Stoughton

The Dirty Secrets Club

Meg Gardiner
Authors:
Meg Gardiner

Meet Jo Beckett - a forensic psychiatrist who profiles victims' lives to help solve their deaths. On a San Francisco street, Jo confronts a scene of pure carnage: four dead, five injured after a high speed pursuit. In the mangled remains of a BMW lies prosecutor Callie Harding, dead with the word dirty written in lipstick on her thigh. Why did Harding run from the police? Why did she crash through a bridge railing? Was it an accident? Suicide? Or murder? Jo is a last resort in difficult cases. But now she's on the front line, because Callie Harding isn't the first high flyer to go down and take others with her. And if Jo can't figure out why the prosecutor died, Harding won't be the last. Jo's about to discover how dirty some secrets can be.

Hodder Paperbacks

Kill Chain

Meg Gardiner
Authors:
Meg Gardiner
Hodder Paperbacks

American Empire: The Centre Cannot Hold

Harry Turtledove
Authors:
Harry Turtledove

Turtledove's alternate history of America in the last 150 years continues . . . The second book in the American Empire sequence takes the violent American civil war (which has become a world war) to 1924: a time of rebuilding. Life is slowly returning to normal in the devastated cities of Europe and Canada. In the United States, the Socialist Party battles Calvin Coolidge to hold on to power. And it seems as if the Socialists can do no wrong as the stock market soars and America enjoys a prosperity unknown for half a century. But as old names like Custer and Roosevelt fade into history a new generation faces new uncertainties,.In a world of occupiers and the occupied, of simmering hatreds, shattered lives and pent-up violence, the centre can no longer hold. And for a powerful nation, the ultimate shock will come when a fleet of foreign aircraft rains death and destruction on one of the great cities of the United States.

Marcia Clark

Marcia Clark is a former Los Angeles deputy district attorney, and was the lead prosecutor in the OJ Simpson murder case. She co-wrote a bestselling non-fiction book about the trial, Without a Doubt, and is a frequent media commentator and columnist on legal issues. The trial was dramatized for the TV series The People vs OJ Simpson, with Marcia played by Sarah Paulson. There are four novels in the Rachel Knight series: GUILT BY ASSOCATION, GUILT BY DEGREES, KILLER AMBITION and THE COMPETITION. Visit Marcia's website at www.marciaclarkbooks.com, follow her on Twitter @thatmarciaclark or find her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thatmarciaclark.

An excerpt from the Pacific Journal of Adam Ewing

CLOUD ATLAS, by David Mitchell

Read an excerpt of David Mitchell's international bestseller, CLOUD ATLAS, now also releasing as a film.