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Action, adventure, psychology, suspense - new thrillers to keep you up at night.


David Mamet
Description: "Mike Hodge--veteran of the Great War, big shot of the Chicago Tribune, medium fry--probably shouldn't have fallen in love with Annie Walsh. Then, again, maybe the man who killed Annie Walsh have known better than to trifle with Mike Hodge. "-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mam
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Cara Hunter
Description: "When eight-year-old Daisy Mason vanishes from her family's Oxford home during a costume party, Detective Inspector Adam Fawley knows that nine times out of ten, the offender is someone close to home. And Daisy's family is certainly strange--her mother is obsessed with keeping up appearances, while her father is cold and defensive under questioning. And then there's Daisy's little brother, so withdrawn and uncommunicative. DI Fawley works against the clock to find any trace of the little girl, but it's as if she disappeared into thin air--no one saw anything; no one knows anything. But everyone has an opinion, and everyone, it seems, has a secret to conceal."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Natasha Bell
Description: An abducted woman held against her will in a room suffers tortuous worries about her husband and children, who, in the wake of unsettling evidence, are led to believe she has been killed.
Call Number: FIC Bel
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
David Hagberg
Description: Retired CIA assassin Kirk McGarvey is taking a much needed break. Then a bomb in his car explodes just as he's leaving the vehicle. He barely escapes with his life. The men who went after McGarvey are also after the President of the United States. A controversial candidate, he has just won a heated, heavily contested presidential election. Now his enemies are determined to push him out of office. These men hire a contractor to set up three terrorist assaults in the US as well as other attacks around the globe in hopes of driving him from office. These strikes are at flash points so critical they could incite all-out nuclear war. But the president's enemies have not reckoned on Kirk McGarvey. He has survived their attempt on his life, and he is determined to hunt them down and stop them at all costs. They made a mistake in going after the CIA's number-one assassin.
Call Number: FIC Hag
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
David Pedreira
Description: "The Moon smells like gunpowder. Every lunar walker since Apollo 11 has noticed it: a burnt-metal scent that reminds them of war. Caden Dechert, the chief of the U.S. mining operation on the edge of the Sea of Serenity, thinks the smell is just a trick of the mind--a reminder of his harrowing days as a Marine in the war-torn Middle East back on Earth. It's 2072, and lunar helium-3 mining is powering the fusion reactors that are bringing Earth back from environmental disaster. But competing for the richest prize in the history of the world has destroyed the oldest rule in space: Safety for All. When a bomb kills one of Dechert's diggers on Mare Serenitatis, the haunted veteran goes on the hunt to expose the culprit before more blood is spilled."--back cover.
Call Number: FIC Ped
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 23, 2018
Alison Gaylin
Description: "Late one night in the quiet Hudson Valley town of Havenkill, a distraught woman stumbles into the police station--and lives are changed forever. Aimee En, once a darling of the '80s pop music scene, claims that a teenage boy stole her car, then ran over another young man who'd rushed to help. As Liam Miller's life hangs in the balance, the events of that fateful night begin to come into focus. But is everything as it seems? The case quickly consumes social media, transforming Liam, a local high school football star, into a folk hero, and the suspect, a high school outcast named Wade Reed, into a depraved would-be killer. But is Wade really guilty? And if he isn't, why won't he talk?"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Gay
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Rick Mofina
Description: "They are the perfect family. But perfection is fragile. Cal Hudson knows the world can be an ugly place. As a reporter for a big Chicago newspaper, Cal has journeyed into society's darkest corners to expose the vilest crimes. But the world he and his devoted wife, Faith, share with their son is much nicer. They have made sure of it, creating a tranquil haven in suburban River Ridge to protect the person most precious to them. Until the unthinkable happens, and nine-year-old Gage vanishes. In a split second at a local carnival, the Hudsons' storybook world begins unraveling. A frantic search starts to uncover splinters in their carefully crafted facade, revealing buried secrets that cast just as much suspicion on Cal and Faith as any ill-meaning stranger, and proving that the line between love and violence can disappear as suddenly as a child on a chaotic midway."--back cover.
Call Number: FIC Mof
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Lisa Jackson, Nancy Bush
Description: In the space of minutes, a gunman opens fire at Rory Abernathy's wedding to Liam Bastian. Rory flees, and five years later still has no idea what happened... why... or who was behind it. In remote Point Roberts, Washington, Rory lives with her young daughter Charlotte. When they are tracked down by Liam, he is stunned to discover they had a child. As ugly secrets begin to surface, so does the killer's need for vengeance... and this time there is nowhere to run.
Call Number: FIC Jac
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Sebastian Rotella
Description: Valentine Pescatore, the dashing ex-U.S. Border Patrol agent, finds himself back on American soil, investigating the merciless killing of a group of women in a motel room. At first, the crime seems to be a straightforward case of gangsters battling for territory. Soon, however, the motive is revealed to be much deeper and more sinister: a single witness who knows too much is being hunted, at any cost.
Call Number: FIC Rot
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Christine Mangan
Description: Arriving in Tangier with her new husband only to encounter the estranged best friend she has not seen in more than a year, Alice allows her friend to introduce her to the rhythms and culture of Morocco, only to be quickly stifled by the woman's controlling nature.-- Adapted from dust jacket.
Call Number: FIC Man
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Paul Di Filippo
Description: "A disbarred lawyer and an ex-arsonist cross paths and find themselves organizing an elaborate real estate scam to bilk a shady rich speculator out of twenty million dollars. The sting is personal for ex-arsonist Stan and for a woman named Vee, who plays an essential role in the caper. Glen, the narrator and former lawyer, finds himself at first just along for the money. Eventually, as bonds deepen among the conspirators, Glen too discovers he has a lot more at stake than simply the loot."--Book jacket
Call Number: FIC Di F
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Simone St. James
Description: Vermont, 1950. There's a place for the girls whom no one wants - the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It's called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it's located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their budding friendship blossoming - until one of them mysteriously disappears. Vermont, 2014. As much as she's tried, journalist Fiona Sheridan cannot stop revisiting the events surrounding her older sister's death. Twenty years ago, her body was found lying in the overgrown fields near the ruins of Idlewild Hall. And though her sister's boyfriend was tried and convicted of murder, Fiona can't shake the suspicion that something was never right about the case.
Call Number: FIC St. J
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Seth Patrick
Description: The trilogy takes place in our world, but with a chilling twist: certain people have the ability to wake the recently dead for testimony that is accepted in courts worldwide. The use of these so-called Revivers has long been a routine part of police investigation. But things are changing ... something vast and dangerous is hiding in the dark, just waiting to wreak havoc on our world. The Dead Road is where it all comes to an end--maybe literally.
Call Number: FIC Pat
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Amy Lloyd
Description: Twenty years ago, Dennis Danson was arrested and imprisoned for the brutal murder of a young girl. Now he's the subject of a true-crime documentary that's whipping up a frenzy online to uncover the truth and free a man who has been wrongly convicted. A thousand miles away in England, Samantha is obsessed with Dennis's case. She exchanges letters with him, and is quickly won over by his apparent charm and kindness to her. Soon she has left her old life behind to marry him and campaign for his release. When the campaign is successful and Dennis is freed, however, Sam begins to discover new details that suggest he may not be quite so innocent after all. But how do you confront your husband when you don't want to know the truth?
Call Number: FIC Llo
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Catherine Ryan Howard
Description: Will Hurley was an attractive, charming, and impressive student at Dublin's elite St. John's College--and Ireland's most prolific serial killer. He stalked and drowned his five young victims in the muddy waters of the Grand Canal, and is currently serving a life sentence in the city's Central Psychiatric Hospital. Alison Smith's world imploded when Liz, her best friend, became the victim of the Canal Killer--and then her boyfriend Will confessed. Alison fled to the Netherlands and, in ten years, has never once looked back. When a young woman's body is found in the Grand Canal, Garda detectives visit Will to see if he can assist them in solving what looks like a copycat killing. Instead, Will tells them he has something new to confess--but there's only one person he's prepared to confess it to. Reluctantly Alison is pulled back into the past she's worked so hard to leave behind, only to discover that, until now, Will has left out the worst part of all.
Call Number: FIC How
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Masako Togawa
Description: The K Apartments for Ladies are occupied by over a hundred unmarried women, once young and lively, now grown and old - and in some cases, evil. Their residence conceals a secret, a secret connecting the unsolved kidnapping in 1951 of four-year-old George Kraft to the clandestine burial of a child's body in the basement bath-house. So, when news comes that the building must be moved to make way for a road-building project, more than one tenant waits with apprehension for the grisly revelation that will follow. Then the master key is lost, stolen and re-stolen, and suddenly no-one feels safe.
Call Number: FIC Tog
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Hannah Mary McKinnon
Description: After a night of fun, Abby was responsible for the car crash that killed her beloved brother. It is a sin she can never forgive herself for, so she pushes away the man she loves most, knowing that he would eventually hate her for what she's done, the same way she hates herself. Twenty years later, Abby's husband, Nate, is also living with a deep sense of guilt. He was the driver who first came upon the scene of Abby's accident, the man who pulled her to safety before the car erupted in flames, the man who could not save her brother in time. It's this guilt, this regret that binds them together. They understand each other. Or so Nate believes. In a strange twist of fate, Liam (her old lover--possibly her true soulmate) moves in with his own family next door, releasing a flood of memories that Abby has been trying to keep buried all these years. Abby and Liam, in a complicit agreement, pretend never to have met, yet cannot resist the pull of the past--nor the repercussions of the dark secrets they've both been carrying.
Call Number: FIC McK
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Carol Goodman
Description: Daphne Marist and her infant daughter, Chloe, pull up to the home of Daphne's new employer, tucked in the Catskills; the lush landscaping hides the view of a mental asylum. Daphne secured the live-in position using an assumed name and fake credentials, on the run from a controlling husband who has threatened to take her daughter away after Daphne was diagnosed with Post Partum Mood Disorder. Laurel Hobbes, who also has a daughter named Chloe, is everything Daphne isn't: charismatic, sophisticated, fearless. They form an intense friendship, share secrets, even start to look alike, dress alike, and talk alike. But being friends with Laurel will come at a very shocking price....
Call Number: FIC Goo
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Lars Kepler
Description: Mikael knows him as The Sandman. Seven years ago, he was taken from his bed along with his sister. They are both presumed dead. He has one target left. When Mikael is discovered on a railway line, close to death, the hunt begins for his sister. To get to the truth, Detective Inspector Joona Linna will need to get closer than ever to the man who stripped him of a family; the man who wants Linna dead.
Call Number: FIC Kep
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Anton Svensson
Description: "After six years in prison, Leo Duvnjac is going free. Prosecuted for numerous crimes--including ten bank robberies, planting a bomb in Stockholm's Central Station, and pulling off northern Europe's largest-ever weapons theft--he was convicted of just two robberies (since the huge cache of automatic weapons was never found). Unreformed, Leo has spent his imprisonment plotting one final heist, but he only has a brief window following his release to pull it off. The plan is to steal more than 100 million Swedish crowns from Sweden's largest police station and then disappear forever. It is a decision that will threaten what remains of his relationships with his father and brothers, who also went to prison for the earlier robberies, and set him on a collision course with the aggressive cop who sent them to jail, John Broncks. Detective Broncks quickly figures out that the newly released Leo is up to something and vows to stop him once and for all, no matter what rules have to be broken. Before it is all over, these two men will play out the consequences not just of the crime spree that first brought them into each other's orbits, but of their earliest childhoods, when their destinies were being written by violence and abuse. "-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Sve
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Jack Carr
Description: "On his last combat deployment, Lieutenant Commander James Reece's entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush that also claimed the lives of the aircrew sent in to rescue them. But when those dearest to him are murdered on the day of his homecoming, Reece discovers that this was not an act of war by a foreign enemy but a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government. Now, with no family and free from the military's command structure, Reece applies the lessons that he's learned in over a decade of constant warfare toward avenging the deaths of his family and teammates."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
T. E. Woods
Description: "From behind the wheel of her car, Tess Kincaid glimpses a woman walking down a Madison, Wisconsin, street. They've never met, but Tess senses an undeniable familiarity about her. Hair color, square chin, wide-set blue eyes. Tess sees the same features every time she looks in the mirror. Intrigued, Tess introduces herself and discovers that she and her doppelganger, Mimi, have more than appearance in common. They even share the same birthday. Mimi--confident and outgoing where Tess is understated and shy--is convinced they're twins, separated shortly after birth. Tess, who's felt unloved and unmoored since her mother disappeared years ago, only knows that there's more than coincidence at play. And when a body is discovered in a local marsh, Tess is entangled in a search for the truth that will prove fascinating, disconcerting, and ultimately terrifying . . ."--cover.
Call Number: FIC Woo
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
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