By Dan Brown
Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon solutions an unforeseen summons to seem on the U.S. Capitol construction. His deliberate lecture is interrupted while a irritating object—artfully encoded with 5 symbols—is came across within the development. Langdon acknowledges within the locate an historic invitation right into a misplaced international of esoteric, in all likelihood harmful knowledge. while his mentor Peter Solomon—a longstanding Mason and cherished philanthropist—is abducted, Langdon realizes that the one technique to keep Solomon is to just accept the magical invitation and plunge headlong right into a clandestine international of Masonic secrets and techniques, hidden historical past, and one unimaginable fact . . . all lower than the watchful eye of Dan Brown's so much terrifying villain to this point. Set in the hidden chambers, tunnels, and temples of Washington, D.C., The misplaced Symbol is an clever, lightning-paced tale with surprises at each turn--Brown's most fun novel yet.
Shockwaves of atomic destruction became 22nd-century the USA right into a hellzone, yet within the ruins the human spirit continues to be unconquerable. day-by-day survival is determined by uncooked braveness and a dangerous target, and together with his warrior band Ryan Cawdor roams the forbidding new frontier referred to as Deathlands, made up our minds to unencumber its secrets and techniques. . .
rising from a gateway within the midwest, Ryan senses difficulty in the well-fortified ville of an area baron, whose knowing of pre-Dark drugs can be their one likelihood to save lots of a wounded Jak. yet whereas his whitecoats could make the medication that heal, the baron understands the genuine energy and funds is within the hardcore Deathlands jolt. And the place medications and riches move, loss of life shadows each step, regardless of which part of a firefight you stand on. . .
In the Deathlands, day after today isn't simply one other day.
By Phil Tucker
As profitable because it is illegitimate, the CoffinCam community caters to the degenerate tastes of closet necrophiles the world over. but you by no means comprehend what you will find in the event you discover the lifeless of their graves. while a shopper reviews a disturbance on digicam #7, the staff working the community money into the feed--and see that the physique has long gone lacking. with no the grave having been dug up. this means that anything has arise from less than. decided to take advantage of this chance of a life-time, they organize to investigate--even if it capacity following the corpses into the darkness underneath their graves themselves.
By Steven James
Whereas investigating a double murder in an remoted northern Wisconsin city, F.B.I. distinctive Agent Patrick Bowers uncovers a high-tech conspiracy that twists via long-buried chilly warfare secrets and techniques and goals present-day tensions within the center East. In his such a lot explosive mystery but, bestselling writer Steven James gives you a multi-layered storytelling travel de strength that not just gives you pulse-pounding suspense but additionally deftly explores the rippling results of the alternatives we make. The Queen is a techno-thriller that may depart you breathless, provided by way of the writer Publishers Weekly calls a "master storyteller on the height of his game."
By Robert Masello
Approximately 100 years in the past, a determined younger girl crawled ashore on a desolate arctic island, wearing a negative mystery and a mysterious, emerald-encrusted go. A century later, acts of guy, nature, and background converge on that very same forbidding shore with an influence adequate to shatter civilization as we all know it.
Army epidemiologist Frank Slater is dealing with a court-martial, yet after his punishment is mysteriously lifted, Slater is on the market a task not anyone else wants—to trip to a small island off the coast of Alaska and examine a probably deadly phenomenon: The permafrost has all started to soften, exposing our bodies from a colony that used to be burnt up by way of the scary Spanish flu of 1918. Frank needs to confirm if the thawed continues to be nonetheless hold the lethal virus of their frozen flesh and, if this is the case, make sure that it doesn’t come again to life.
Frank and his handpicked staff arrive through helicopter, loaded down with high-tech instruments, ready to exhume background. The colony, it transpires, used to be settled by means of a sect dedicated to the mad Russian monk Rasputin, yet there's much more hiding long ago than Frank’s crew knows. Any desire of good fortune hinges on their willingness to just accept the truth that even their state-of-the-art technology has its limits—and that the traditional knowledge of the Inuit those who as soon as inhabited this eerie land is as crucial as any serum. by the point Frank discovers that his venture has been compromised—crashed through a gang of reckless treasure hunters—he might be in a brutal race opposed to time. With a tender, strong-willed Inuit girl by way of his facet, Frank needs to positioned a dangerous genie again within the bottle prior to all of humanity will pay the price.
The Romanov move is without delay an alternative tackle one in every of history’s so much profound mysteries, a love tale as not likely because it is inevitable, and a mystery of heart-stopping, supernatural suspense. together with his signature combination of attention-grabbing historical past and really good mind's eye, significantly acclaimed writer Robert Masello has once more crafted a terrifying tale of earlier occasions coming again to hang-out the current day . . . and of darkish deeds aching to be unearthed.
By Slavenka Drakulic
"S. could possibly be one of many most powerful books approximately warfare you are going to ever learn. . . .The writing is taut, special, and masterful."
Set in 1992, through the top of the Bosnian warfare, S. unearths probably the most scary features of any battle: the rape and torture of civilian girls through occupying forces. S. is the tale of a Bosnian lady in exile who has simply given start to an undesirable child—one with no kingdom, a reputation, a father, or a language. Its beginning merely reminds her of an excellent extra grueling adventure: being time and again raped by way of Serbian squaddies within the "women's room" of a jail camp. via a chain of flashbacks, S. relives the unspeakable crimes she has continued, and in telling her story—timely, surprisingly compelling, and eventually approximately survival—depicts the darkest part of human nature in the course of wartime.
Sheridan Le Fanu's so much celebrated novel
In Uncle Silas, Maud Ruthyn, the younger, naïve heroine, is tormented by Madame de l. a. Rougierre from the instant the enigmatic older girl is employed as her governess. A liar, bully, and secret agent, while Madame leaves the home, she takes her darkish mystery along with her. but if Maud is orphaned, she is distributed to stay together with her Uncle Silas, her father's mysterious brother and a guy with a scandalous-even murderous-past. And, once more, she encounters Madame, whose sinister position in Maud's future turns into all too clear.
With its subversion of truth and phantasm, and its exploration of worry by utilizing secret and the supernatural, Uncle Silas shuns the conventions of conventional horror and supplies a chilling mental thriller.
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By James Patterson
Detective Alex go is back-and he is in love. yet his happiness is threatened by way of a sequence of chilling murders in Washington, D.C., murders with a trend so twisted they depart investigators reeling. Cross's pursuit of the killer produces a suspect, a British diplomat named Geoffrey Shafer. yet proving he is the assassin turns into a in all likelihood lethal activity. As Shafer engages in an excellent sequence of unusual countermoves, Alex and his fiancee develop into hopelessly entangled with the main memorable nemesis move has ever confronted.
By Joe Hill
NOS4A2 is a spine-tingling novel of supernatural suspense from grasp of horror Joe Hill, the New York Times bestselling writer of Heart-Shaped Box and Horns.
Victoria McQueen has a mystery reward for locating issues: a lost bracelet, a lacking photo, solutions to unanswerable questions. On her Raleigh Tuff Burner motorbike, she makes her method to a rickety lined bridge that, inside moments, takes her at any place she must cross, even if it’s throughout Massachusetts or around the country.
Charles expertise Manx has a fashion with kids. He loves to take them for rides in his 1938 Rolls-Royce Wraith with the NOS4A2 vainness plate. together with his previous vehicle, he can slip correct out of the standard global, and onto the hidden roads that shipping them to an striking – and terrifying – playground of amusements he calls “Christmasland.”
Then, sooner or later, Vic is going searching for trouble—and reveals Manx. That used to be an entire life in the past. Now Vic, the one child to ever break out Manx’s unmitigated evil, is all grown up and eager to overlook. yet Charlie Manx by no means stopped considering Victoria McQueen. He’s at the street back and he’s picked up a brand new passenger: Vic’s personal son.
Exclusive to the print variations of NOS4A2 are greater than 15 illustrations through award-winning Locke & Key artist Gabriel Rodríguez.
By S. J. Watson
“Thebest debut novel I’ve ever read.”—Tess Gerritsen,bestselling writer of the Rizzoli & Isles series
“Anexceptional mystery. It left my nerves jangling for hours after i stopped thelast page.” —Dennis Lehane, New York occasions bestselling writer of Moonlight Mile
S. J. Watson makes his strong debutwith this compelling, fast paced mental thriller,reminiscent of Shutter Island and Memento, in which an amnesiac who,following a mysterious coincidence, can't consider her earlier or shape newmemories, desperately attempts to discover the reality approximately who she is—and whoshe can trust.