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A Dark & Lonely Place
Law partner Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are always in search of their big break. So when David Zinc, a burned-out young attorney, walks away from his fast-track career, goes on a bender, and lands on their doorstep, Finley & Figg is finally ready for a case that could make them rich. A cholesterol drug has come under fire after several patients suffer heart attacks. A plaintiff’s firm in Florida is filing a class action suit against the pharmaceutical company. All F & F has to do is find some people who have had heart attacks while taking Krayoxx, convince them to become clients, join the class action, and ride along to fame and fortune. It almost seems too good to be true.
The Christmas Wedding
The heart-wrenching story of two
small-town former high school sweethearts from opposite sides of the
tracks. Now middle-aged, they’ve taken
wildly divergent paths, but neither has lived the life they imagined, and
neither can forget the passionate first love that forever altered their
world. When they are both called back to
their hometown for the funeral of the beloved mentor who long ago gave them
shelter when they needed it most, they will be forced to confront the choices
each has made and ask whether love can truly rewrite the past.
James Patterson’s new Women’s Murder Club thriller, begin’s with a walk down the aisle for Detective Lindsay Boxer as she and longtime lover, Joe Molinari, finally tie the knot. Honeymoon plans unravel when Lindsay catches the case of Avis Richardson. Teenage Avis is found wandering the streets, covered in blood, and claiming her newborn baby has vanished. Lindsay is sympathetic up until the point where Avis steals some clothes and then disappears from the hospital. Meanwhile , Lindsay’s best friend, ADA Yuki Castellano is prosecuting a career make- or- break case against a surgeon accused of murdering her husband while her two kids watched . It would have been open and shut if Lindsay hadn’t found evidence that could exonerate the defendant. Will Yuki do the right thing? Then there’s Lindsay’s new boss. Once her rival, Lieutenant Jackson Brady is not about to cut her any slack. In fact , he’s watching Lindsay’s every move. Most troubling for Lindsay is that it’s not the first time her job is putting a major strain on her relationship.
Five years ago Patrick “Tick” Kelly was a hotshot Atlanta detective. Then his family was murdered and he became a recluse in a coastal town in Florida, his only companion a bottle of scotch. Now sober, Tick spends his time writing bestsellers, but when DEA special agent Kate Rush arrives expressing her belief that a mysterious compound down the beach harbors illicit activities, Tick finds himself fascinated by Kate’s investigation and by her inviting mix of courage and kindness. Teaming up, they uncover a web of betrayal, blackmail, and ruthless greed. As danger mounts, Tick realizes how far he’ll go to protect the rare and surprising gift that comes his way: a second chance at a happy ending.
L.A. attorney Stone Barrington receives a rather unexpected phone call
from Arrington Calder, the ex-girlfriend with whom he has a son. Arrington’s
late husband, the venerated actor Vance Calder, has left her a fortune in
Centurion Studio stock, and she asks Stone to represent her against the sale of
the studio. When he arrives at her home in ritzy Bel Air, matters take a nasty
twist. A stockholder has been found murdered, and Stone suspects that billionaire
Terrence Prince, an arrogant developer with a shady past, may have Arrington
and the studio in his sights! Soon, Stone finds himself dragged into a
surprisingly deadly web of intrigue. A
web in which a dangerous enemy of his old friend, Ed Eagle, may be playing a
Junbo Nelson is a Hollywood superstar, and his appetite for food, booze,
and sex is as big as his name. When a young woman is murdered in Jumbo’s Boston
hotel room, the media’s ready to hang him on the spot. Lacking evidence, the Boston
P.D. calls Spenser to dig around. Jumbo’s bodyguard, a Native- American ex-football
player, could daunt Spenser’s investigation. Zebulon Sixkill acts tough, but the P.I. sees
something more in the young man. The word “ protégé” isn’t in Spenser’s
lexicon, but, as the case grows darker and secrets come to light about both
Jumbo and the dead girl, Spenser will be glad to have Sixkill at his side. Has
Spenser found a friend or foe in Zebulon Sixkill?
First she lost her son and now she might lose her freedom. A page-turning thriller you’ll read way into the night. At 32 years old, interior designer Alexandra Moreland has reached the pinnacle of success, and the depths of despair when two years ago her toddler, Matthew. disappeared from New York Central Park. The emotional toll has left her heartbroken, and wary. Nothing could prepare Alexandra for the craziness that begins when photographs surface that seems to show her stealing her own child. She is indicted for kidnapping him. This book is filled with dizzying twists and turns that lead to one terrible truth: Alexandra is the target of a vicious plot to destroy her sanity== than her life.
Book of Lies
In chapter four of the Bible, Cain kills Abel. The bible is silent about one key detail: the weapon Cain used to kill his brother. That weapon is still lost to history. In 1932, Mitchell Siegel was killed by two gunshots to the chest. While mourning, his son he created Superman. Today in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Cal Harper comes face-to-face with his own family tragedy. His long-missing father has been shot with a gun that traces back to Mitchell Siegel’s 1932 murder. Soon after their surprising reunion, Cal and his father are attacked by a ruthless killer tattooed with the ancient markings of Cain. So begins the chase for the world’s first murder weapon. What does Cain, history’s greatest villain, have to do with Superman, the world’s greatest hero? What do two murders, committed thousands of years apart, have in common?
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