Blindsighted

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The sleepy town of Heartsdale, Georgia, is jolted into panic when Sara Linton, paediatrician and medical examiner, finds Sibyl Adams dead in the local diner. As well as being viciously raped, Sibyl has been cut: two deep knife wounds form a lethal cross over her stomach. But it's only once Sara starts to perform the post-mortem that the full extent of the killer's brutality becomes clear. Police chief Jeffrey Tolliver – Sara's ex-husband – is in charge of the investigation, and when a second victim is found, crucified, only a few days later, both Jeffrey and Sara have to face the fact that Sibyl's murder wasn't a one-off attack. What they're dealing with is a seasoned sexual predator. A violent serial killer…


Broken

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When the body of a young man is discovered deep beneath the icy waters of Lake Grant, a note left under a rock by the shore points to suicide. But within minutes, it becomes clear that this is no suicide. It's a brutal, cold-blooded murder. All too soon former Grant County medical examiner Sara Linton – home for Thanksgiving after a long absence – finds herself unwittingly drawn into the case. The chief suspect is desperate to see her, but when she arrives at the local police station she is met with a horrifying sight – he lies dead in his cell, the words 'Not me' scrawled across the walls. Something about his confession doesn't add up and deeply suspicious of the detective in charge, Lena Adams, Sara immediately calls the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Shortly afterwards, Special Agent Will Trent is brought in from his vacation to investigate. But he is immediately confronted with a wall of silence. Grant County is a close-knit community with loyalties and ties that run deep.…


El número de la traición

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En la sala de urgencias del hospital más ajetreado de Atlanta, la doctora Sara Linton se ocupa de los pobres, de los heridos y de los desafortunados. De esta manera se refugia de la tragedia que hizo tambalear su vida hace unos años. Es entonces cuando una mujer muy malherida entra en el hospital y Sara se ve trasladada de nuevo a un mundo de horror y violencia. La mujer, desnuda y con evidentes signos de haber sido torturada, ha sido atropellada, pero está claro que antes había sido la presa de una mente retorcida. En las afueras de Atlanta, donde encuentran a la paciente de Sara, la policía local ha empezado sus pesquisas, pero el detective Will Trent, de la Oficina estatal de Investigación de Georgia, no espera a que su jefa le dé la autorización necesaria para inmiscuirse en el caso: se lanza a través del cordón policial y directo al frondoso bosque y consigue encontrar una casa de los horrores escondida bajo tierra y un nuevo cadáver… la terrible realidad es que la paciente…


Faithless

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The gripping new thriller from international bestseller Karin Slaughter A walk in the woods takes a sinister turn for police chief Jeffrey Tolliver and pediatrician Sara Linton when they stumble across the body of a young girl. Incarcerated in the ground, she has quite literally been scared to death. Detective Lena Adams is called in from vacation to help with the investigation, and the trail leads to a neighbouring county – and to a long-buried secret in Sara's mother's past. Forced to go undercover to protect the people she loves most, Sara – along with Jeffrey and Lena – soon learns that nothing comes without a price.


Fatum

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Historia zaczyna się wręcz banalnie, ale to wszystko pozory. W strzelaninie na posterunku dwóch zamaskowanych bandytów zabija policjanta, rani komendanta Jeffreya Tollivera i bierze zakładników, wśród których jest lekarka Sara Linton, jego była żona. Bezwzględni napastnicy nie zgłaszają żadnych roszczeń. Pozostali w mieście koledzy po fachu – Lena i Frank – usiłują gorączkowo ustalić tożsamość zabójców…


First Thrills

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High-Octane Stories from the Hottest Thriller Authors Con men and killers, aliens and zombies, priests and soldiers – just some of the characters that kill and thrill in this compelling collection of gun-toting, double-crossing, back-stabbing, pulse-pounding stories. Jeffrey Deaver investigates the suspicious death of a crime-writer in 'The Plot'; Karin Slaughter's grieving widow takes revenge on her dying ex-husband in 'Cold, Cold Heart'; Stephen Coonts discovers a flying saucer in the depths of the ocean in 'Savage Planet' and John Lescroat's secret field agent finds himself caught up in a complex game of cat-and-mouse in 'The Gate Conundrum'. Handpicked by world number one Lee Child, celebrity authors and stars of the future are brought together, writing brand-new stories, especially commissioned for this must-have collection. Whether you're reading today's bestseller or tomorrow's phenomenon, grisly horror or paranoia thriller, historical suspense or supernatural crime, one thing's…


Martin Misunderstood

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Martin Misunderstood tells the story of Martin Reed, an average man who wonders how he has wound up with such an abysmally empty existence. Working as a senior accountant at Southern Toilet Supply and still living with his nagging mother, his sole source of excitement is the crime novels he cherishes. So immersed is Martin in these escapes he fails to notice the crimes going on all around him. When first one, then another, of his co-workers is brutally murdered, Martin steps in to help the investigation, bringing his amateur detecting skills to bear. But Martin realizes too late that what he has mistaken for the glow of the spotlight, is actually the harsh glare of interrogation.


Perseguidas

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Hay muchas formas de morir, pero unas son más aterradoras que otras… Un paseo por el bosque se convierte en algo siniestro para el jefe de policía Jeffrey Tolliver y la forense Sara Linton, cuando topan con el cuerpo de una joven. Las evidencias iniciales sugieren que ha sido asustada literalmente hasta la muerte. Pero cuando Sara comienza a hacer la autopsia, algo todavía más horripilante sale a la luz… Algo que incluso conmociona a Sara. La detective Lena Adams es llamada durante sus vacaciones para resolver el caso, y la pista pronto conduce al condado vecino, una comunidad aislada, y a un terrible secreto. Aunque la policia lo ignora, no es la primera vez que ocurre, y quizá tampoco sea la última. Aquella desdichada joven, sepultada en vida no es sólo la víctima de un crimen atroz. Para su asesino es fruto de cumplir con su obligación. Abby Bennett merecía terminar así, y también las otras, perseguidas y condenadas a pagar el precio de sus actos.


Skin Privilege

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It's no simple case of murder. Lena Adams has spent her life struggling to escape her past. She has only unhappy memories of Reece, the small town which nearly destroyed her. She's made a new life for herself as a police detective in Heartsdale, a hundred miles away – but nothing could prepare her for the violence which explodes when she is forced to return. A vicious murder leaves a young woman incinerated beyond recognition. And Lena is the only suspect. When Heartsdale police chief Jeffrey Tolliver, Lena's boss, receives word that his detective has been arrested, he has no choice but to go to Lena's aid – taking with him his wife, medical examiner Sara Linton. But soon after their arrival, a second victim is found. The town closes ranks. And both Jeffrey and Sara find themselves entangled in a horrifying underground world of bigotry and rage – a violent world which shocks even them. A world which puts their own lives in jeopardy. Only Jeffrey and Sara can free Lena from the web…


Snatched

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Ever-popular crime and mystery book writer Karin Slaughter gives us a brand new Will Trent novella, exclusively in eBook format. For those of us not familiar with Trent, Slaughter’s hero from many earlier mystery books, this is a great introduction to the agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). Will is relegated to checking airport restrooms for illicit sexual activity as punishment for not keeping his hair at regulation GBI length. While on duty at the Atlanta airport, Trent overhears a young girl in the next restroom cubicle pleading with the man she’s with to be allowed to go home. It could just be an innocent conversation between a child and a parent, but his gut tells him that something’s wrong. Held back by his own self-doubt and a dead cellphone, Will is too late to go to the girl’s aid before she and the man who she’s with disappear into the busy airport. Trent searches desperately for her on his own, but when he can’t find them, he gets the authorities…


Temor Frío

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El suicidio de un joven estudiante en una pequeña universidad sureña de E.E.U.U. no tendría la mayor importancia si no fuera que a la hermana de la forense protagonista del libro no la hubieran atacado en el lugar donde fue hallado el cadáver del estudiante. Cuando al poco tiempo se producen un par de suicidos más en la misma universidad todo parece indicar la existencia de un psicópata. La investigación revelará que en la pacífica localidad existe un turbio mar de fondo de secretos ocultos y envidias.


Triptych

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From Atlanta 's wealthiest suburbs to its stark inner-city housing projects, a killer has crossed the boundaries of wealth and race. And the people who are chasing him must cross those boundaries, too. Among them is Michael Ormewood, a veteran detective whose marriage is hanging by a thread – and whose arrogance and explosive temper are threatening his career. And Angie Polaski, a beautiful vice cop who was once Michael's lover before she became his enemy. But unbeknownst to both of them, another player has entered the game: a loser ex-con who has stumbled upon the killer's trail in the most coincidental of ways – and who may be the key to breaking the case wide open. In this gritty, gripping firecracker of a novel, the author of the bestselling Grant County, Georgia, series breaks thrilling new ground, weaving together the threads of a complex, multilayered story with the skill of a master craftsman. Packed with body-bending switchbacks, searing psychological suspense and human emotions,…