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Author : Laura Griffin
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2022-05-24
Page : 368
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0593197399
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When the shocking discovery of a murdered woman’s body disturbs the tranquility of tourist season, the police detective in charge of the puzzling case must work alongside the new filmmaker in town to pursue every lead in the new romantic thriller from New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin. After a scandal derails her television reporting career, Macey Burns comes looking for a change of pace in Lost Beach, Texas. She’s ready to focus on her first passion—documentary filmmaking—and has a new job working for the island’s tourism board, shooting footage of the idyllic beachside community. Her plans for a relaxing rebound are dashed when she realizes the cottage she’s renting belonged to the woman whose body was just found in the sand dunes. Detective Owen Breda is under intense pressure to solve this murder. Violent crimes are rising in his small town, and he can’t stand to see anyone else hurt…especially not the beautiful documentarian who keeps showing up at the precinct. With the clock ticking, cameras rolling, and body count climbing, Macey and Owen must use all their resources to find the killer without getting caught in the crosshairs.


Author : Laura Griffin
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2022-05-24
Page : 368
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 147227606X
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'Griffin's characters leap off the page, and she throws myriad twists, turns, and red herrings into her taut plot as it rockets to a heart-pounding finale. The result is a high-stakes romantic thriller that's sure to please' Publishers Weekly With her signature breathless pacing and suspenseful twists and turns, 'Laura Griffin never fails to put me on the edge of my seat' (USA TODAY). If you love Karen Rose, Melinda Leigh and Lisa Gardner, you'll be gripped by Laura Griffin! ...................................................... Time is running out. And the body count is rising. After a scandal derails her television reporting career, Macy Burns is looking for a change of pace in Lost Beach, Texas. She's ready to focus on her first passion - documentary filmmaking - and has a new job working for the island's tourism board, shooting footage of the idyllic beachside community. Her plans for a relaxing rebound are dashed when she realizes the cottage she's renting belonged to the woman whose body was just found in the sand dunes. Detective Owen Breda is under intense pressure to solve this murder. Violent crimes are rising in his small town, and he can't stand to see anyone else hurt . . . especially not the beautiful documentarian who keeps showing up at the precinct. With the clock ticking, cameras rolling, and body count climbing, Macy and Owen must use all their resources to find the killer without getting caught in the crosshairs. ...................................................... Raves for Laura Griffin: 'I love smart, sophisticated, fast-moving romantic thrillers and Laura Griffin writes them brilliantly' JAYNE ANN KRENTZ 'A nail-biting read from the very first page to the final, shocking twist. I could not put this book down' MELINDA LEIGH 'Griffin pulls out all the stops in a phenomenal twist ending that will leave readers stunned' Publishers Weekly 'An absolutely must read . . . Full of suspenseful mysterious happenings with a little romance thrown in, this book hits all the right notes' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ reader review 'Everything a reader of romantic suspense could want. Another excellent novel from Laura Griffin' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ reader review 'What a fast-paced, well-written romantic suspense! . . . I cannot say enough about how good this story was and hope that fans of creepy good romantic suspense will enjoy it as much as I did' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ reader review 'An exciting, intriguing, suspenseful thriller . . . Last Seen Alone was another edge of your seat adventure' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ reader review 'A highly suspenseful read with a gripping edge . . . an unputdownable storyline. Laura Griffin is one of my favorite storytellers and her latest work is phenomenal' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ reader review


Author : Steven Kelliher
Publisher :
Release : 2020-02-03
Page : 558
Category :
ISBN 13 :
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Sometimes the past is best left buried. For Talmir Caru, the world has left him little choice. With his people balanced on the knife-edge of a war beyond reckoning, the Captain of Hearth must brave the deserts of his ancestors to find the power left buried there - a power that could provide the Emberfolk their only hope should their wayward champions fail. They say the Faey can hurt as easily as heal. Iyana Ve'Ran, living legacy of the Faey Mother is beginning to tap newly-discovered powers of her own. While her lost sister seeks to put an end to the War of Sages, Iyana just wants to put the world she loves back together again. But some things must be broken before they can mend. They say only death waits beneath the sands. Despite deep misgivings about returning to the Embers' ancestral home, Karin Reyna, First Runner of Last Lake has sworn to keep his companions alive throughout their journey. In so doing, he will rediscover what made his a name for stories before their time.


Author : Laura Griffin
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2020-08-25
Page : 352
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 059319733X
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An ambitious female reporter tracks a deadly threat in Austin, Texas, in the newest riveting thriller by New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin. When a woman is found brutally murdered on Austin’s lakeside hike-and-bike trail, investigative reporter Bailey Rhoads turns up on the scene demanding access and answers. She tries to pry information out of the lead detective, Jacob Merritt. But this case is unlike any he’s ever seen, and nothing adds up. With the pressure building, Jacob knows the last thing he needs is a romantic entanglement, but he can’t convince himself to stay away from Bailey. Bailey has a hunch that the victim wasn’t who she claimed to be and believes this mugging-turned-murder could have been a targeted hit. When she digs deeper, the trail leads her to a high-tech fortress on the outskirts of Austin, where researchers are pushing the boundaries of a cutting-edge technology that could be deadly in the wrong hands. As a ruthless hit man’s mission becomes clear, Bailey and Jacob join together in a desperate search to locate the next target before the clock ticks down in this lethal game of hide-and-seek.


Author : Laura Griffin
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2021-09-28
Page : 336
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0593197372
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When they face the most baffling missing person's case of their careers, a fiercely ambitious lawyer and a homicide detective have no one to turn to for help except each other, from New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin. Up-and-coming attorney Leigh Larson fights for victims of sexual extortion, harassment, and online abuse. She is not afraid to go after the sleaziest targets to get payback for her clients. Leigh is laser-focused on her career—to the exclusion of everything else—until a seemingly routine case and a determined cop turn her world upside down. Austin homicide detective Brandon Reynolds is no stranger to midnight callouts. But when he gets summoned to an abandoned car on a desolate road, he quickly realizes he's dealing with an unusual crime scene. A pool of blood in the nearby woods suggests a brutal homicide. But where is the victim? The vehicle is registered to twenty-six-year-old Vanessa Adams. Searching the car, all Brandon finds is a smear of blood and a business card for Leigh Larson, attorney-at-law. Vanessa had hired Leigh just before her disappearance, but Leigh has no leads on who could have wanted her dead. Faced with bewildering evidence and shocking twists, Leigh and Brandon must work against the clock to chase down a ruthless criminal who is out for vengeance.


Author : Laura Griffin
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2021-03-30
Page : 352
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0593197356
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One tenacious local detective can only get the help he needs from a former forensic photographer with a serial killer on the loose in the new romantic thriller from New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin. When former forensic photographer Miranda Rhoads moves to the seaside town of Lost Beach, she's decided to make her living as a wildlife photographer and put crime scenes behind her. But her plans are quickly upended when one morning, she comes across a couple sleeping in a canoe, entwined in an embrace. Looking closer, she realizes the man and woman aren't asleep—they’ve been murdered. Detective Joel Breda sets out to find answers--not only about the unidentified victims in the marshy death scene, but also about the aloof and beautiful photographer who seems to know more about his investigation than he does. As they begin to unravel the motivation of a merciless serial killer, Miranda and Joel must race against the clock to make an arrest before the killer can find them first.


Author : Laura Griffin
Publisher : Pocket Books
Release : 2019-12-17
Page : 432
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1982121823
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New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin’s Desperate Girls is a tightly wound, fast-paced romantic thriller that follows a desperate woman on the run as she hides from a killer’s symbolic revenge spree. Defense attorney Brynn Holloran is right at home among cops, criminals, and tough-as-nails prosecutors. With her sharp wit and pointed words, she has a tendency to intimidate, and she likes it that way. She’s a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom, but in her personal life, she’s a mess. When a vicious murderer she once helped prosecute resurfaces and starts a killing spree to wipe out those who put him behind bars, one thing becomes clear: Brynn needs to run for her life. When the police come up empty-handed, Brynn turns to a private security firm for protection. But when she defies advice and gets involved in the investigation, even the former Secret Service agent assigned to protect her may not be able to keep her safe. With every new clue she discovers, Brynn is pulled back into the vortex of a disturbing case from her past. As the clock ticks down on a manhunt, Brynn’s desperate search for the truth unearths long-buried secrets and reignites a killer’s fury.


Author : Kat Martin
Publisher : Kensington Books
Release : 2022-05-31
Page : 400
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1496736834
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The New York Times bestselling author pairs a woman in search of her family's truth with a hard-hitting professional treasure hunter in this taut and thrilling new book. As an unknown assailant stalks them across the treacherous Superstition Mountains in Arizona, they race to follow their treasure map’s directions to a hidden trove of gold, but will they survive the danger long enough to reach their prize? “The plot’s heart-stopping twists will keep readers breathless until the final page.” – Publishers Weekly When Abigail Holland awakes to the sound of a nighttime intruder in her rambling Denver Victorian, she knows exactly what the black shrouded figure is after—the map she recently inherited from her grandfather. Whoever he is, the man who grapples with her, then escapes, is willing to kill for the location of a treasure King Farrell hunted for more than ten years. The Devil’s Gold has claimed hundreds of lives, and it was her grandfather’s obsession. With a killer pursuing her and her own family not to be trusted, Abby decides to take up the search herself. But she’ll need help to do it, and there’s no one better than renowned explorer and treasure hunter Gage Logan. Despite the instant chemistry between them, Gage is reluctant. Innocent people have been hurt on his watch before. But when Abby shows him a genuine gold ingot she found with the map, his curiosity is piqued. Before long they’re heading into the flash floods and brutal winds of the Superstition Mountains, straight into a passionate entanglement—and the dark heart of danger.


Author : Catherine Coulter
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2021-07-27
Page : 512
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1501193708
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This “intricate…extravagant thriller with a paranormal tinge” (Publishers Weekly)” by #1 New York Times bestselling author Catherine Coulter finds Savich and Sherlock confronting two baffling mysteries. A young wife is forced to confront a decades-old deadly secret when a medium connects her to her dead grandfather. A vicious psychopath wants ultimate revenge against Savich, but first, she wants to destroy what he loves most—his family. A series of three red boxes are delivered personally to Savich at the Hoover Building, each one containing puzzle pieces of a town only FBI agent Pippa Cinelli recognizes. Savich sends in Cinelli to investigate undercover but someone knows who she is. Savich and Sherlock are up to their eyebrows in danger, but first they figure must out the red box puzzle and the young wife’s secret before it’s too late in this unputdownable “thriller from start to finish…with so many different surprises and excitement all the way to the climax” (The Reading Café).


Author : Allison Brennan
Publisher : Minotaur Books
Release : 2018-08-14
Page : 400
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1250164508
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New York Times bestselling author Allison Brennan weaves the intimate, unputdownable story of an investigator confronting the most important--and most dangerous--mystery of her career. Investigative reporter Max Revere has cracked many cases, but the one investigation she's never attempted is the mystery from her own past. Her mother abandoned her when she was nine, sending her periodic postcards, but never returning to reclaim her daughter. Seven years after the postcards stop coming, Martha Revere is declared legally dead, with no sign of what may have happened to her. Until now. With a single clue—that her mother’s car disappeared sixteen years ago in a small town on the Chesapeake Bay—Max drops everything to finally seek the truth. As Max investigates, and her mother's story unfolds, she realizes that Martha teamed up with a con man. They traveled the world living off Martha’s trust and money they conned from others. Though no one claims to know anything about Martha or her disappearance, Max suspects more than one person is lying. When she learns the FBI has an active investigation into the con man, Max knows she’s on the right path. But as Max digs into the dark secrets of this idyllic community, the only thing she might find is the same violent end as her mother.


Author : Charlaine Harris
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2015-05-05
Page : 320
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1101598816
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DON'T MISS SEASON 2 OF MIDNIGHT, TEXAS, THE NBC PRIMETIME TELEVISION SERIES BASED ON THE BESTSELLING NOVELS! The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels returns to the one-stoplight town of Midnight, Texas, a place where no one is quite what they seem… There is no such thing as bad publicity, except in Midnight, where the residents like to keep to themselves. When psychic Manfred Bernardo finds himself embroiled in a scandal and hounded by the press after one of his regular clients dies during a reading, he turns to enigmatic, beautiful, and dangerous Olivia Charity for help. Somehow he knows that the mysterious Olivia can get things back to normal. As normal as things get in Midnight... Includes an excerpt of Night Shift


Author : Allison Brennan
Publisher : MIRA
Release : 2021-03-30
Page : 400
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1488077142
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The unsolved murder of a young activist leads to the discovery of much darker crimes in New York Times bestselling author Allison Brennan’s latest compelling thriller to feaure the young, edgy detective Kara Quinn and the loner FBI agent Matt Costa. This time they work to uncover possible ties to a high-stakes cartel in the Southwest desert. Something mysterious is killing the wildlife in the mountains just south of Tucson. When a college intern turned activist sets out to collect her own evidence, she, too, ends up dead. Local law enforcement is slow to get involved. That’s when the mobile FBI unit goes undercover to infiltrate the town and its copper refinery in search of possible leads. Quinn and Costa find themselves scouring the desolate landscape, which keeps revealing clues to something much darker—greed, child trafficking and more death. As the body count adds up, it’s clear they have stumbled onto much more than they bargained for. Now they must figure out who is at the heart of this mayhem and stop them before more innocent lives are lost. A Quinn & Costa Thriller Book 1: The Third to Die Book 2: Tell No Lies


Author : Kat Martin
Publisher : Zebra Books
Release : 2018-01-30
Page : 384
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1420143182
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A Texas mogul suspected of murder needs the help of a beautiful PI in the New York Times bestselling author’s “nail-biter of a romantic thriller” (Publishers Weekly). Race car driver turned business mogul Beau Reese is furious with his lecherous father, former state senator Stewart Reese, when he learns that the old man has impregnated a teenager. But then he learns that the unrepentant Stewart has yet another woman is living with him. Assuming that stunning Cassidy Jones is his father’s latest mistress, Beau can barely contain his anger—until he finds Stewart dead on the floor of his study. Then Cassidy walks in to find Beau holding the murder weapon. Someone was following Stewart, and Cassidy is the detective hired to find out who and why. Now she’ll have to find his killer instead. Her gut tells her it wasn’t Beau. And Beau’s instincts tell him it wasn’t Cassidy. To clear their names and track down the truth, they form an uneasy alliance—one that will bring them dangerously close.


Author : Catherine Coulter
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017-02-21
Page : 480
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1501150308
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"FBI agents Savich and Sherlock must discover who is trying to murder eighty-six-year-old Venus Rasmussen, a powerful, wealthy society icon. They soon find out that the danger may be closer than expected... Meanwhile, Special Agent Cam Wittier leaves Washington for Los Angeles to work with local Detective Daniel Montoya to lead the hunt for the Starlet Slasher, a serial killer who has cut the throats of five young actresses. When a sixth young actress is murdered, Cam comes to realize the truth might be closer than she'd ever want to believe."--


Author : Laura Griffin
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2014-04-15
Page : 384
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1451689349
Description :


Disgraced and disillusioned after a split-second decision shatters her promising police career, Andrea Finch reluctantly agrees to help her wayward brother in a dusty Texas border town where FBI agent Jon North tries to convince her that her brother is linked to an unsolved murder. By the award-winning author of the Tracers series.


Author : J. D. Robb
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2011-08-02
Page : 187
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1101539097
Description :


Take a trip to futuristic New York City and experience the thrill of the chase as Lieutenant Eve Dallas captures the worst kinds of criminals in this collection that includes books 16-20 in the #1 New York Times bestselling In Death series from J. D. Robb... PORTRAIT IN DEATH IMITATION IN DEATH DIVIDED IN DEATH VISIONS IN DEATH SURVIVOR IN DEATH


Author : Gerri Hill
Publisher : Bella Books
Release : 2007-10-01
Page : 230
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1594938989
Description :


Dallas Homicide Detectives Tori Hunter and Samantha Kennedy investigate the murder of a Catholic priest who is found naked and strangled to death. A sex scandal threatens to erupt and cover-ups are soon revealed as their only suspect is found shot dead—mere hours after the murder. Soon details of the murder begin to surface and the secret life of a well-loved priest is exposed. Lies and deceptions unfold as the detectives work to solve the case—even as their superiors demand it be closed.


Author : Nora Roberts
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release : 2022-05-24
Page : 448
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1250278201
Description :


#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts introduces an unforgettable thief in an unputdownable new novel... Greed. Desire. Obsession. Revenge . . . It’s all in a night’s work. Harry Booth started stealing at nine to keep a roof over his ailing mother’s head, slipping into luxurious, empty homes at night to find items he could trade for precious cash. When his mother finally succumbed to cancer, he left Chicago—but kept up his nightwork, developing into a master thief with a code of honor and an expertise in not attracting attention?or getting attached. Until he meets Miranda Emerson, and the powerful bond between them upends all his rules. But along the way, Booth has made some dangerous associations, including the ruthless Carter LaPorte, who sees Booth as a tool he controls for his own profit. Knowing LaPorte will leverage any personal connection, Booth abandons Miranda for her own safety—cruelly, with no explanation—and disappears. But the bond between Miranda and Booth is too strong, pulling them inexorably back together. Now Booth must face LaPorte, to truly free himself and Miranda once and for all.


Author : Karen Rose
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2014-01-21
Page : 180
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0698140877
Description :


New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose is at her seductive best in this breathtaking novella where an unexpected reunion between two friends ignites the dangerous impulses in a secret enemy... Emma Townsend is astonished when she comes across a love letter tucked away in an old high school year book, written by her once dear friend Chris Walker. Having never seen it until now, the letter has taken seventeen years to touch Emma’s heart. Now she’s determined to find Chris and maybe even get a second chance at romance. For Chris, now a college professor, seeing Emma again has brought back a flood of memories, rekindling a passion he thought was long gone. But in the shadows, someone is watching Emma and Chris, someone nursing revenge, and plunging Emma into a nightmare where no one can be trusted and every dirty little secret is sealed with a kiss. Dirty Secrets previously appeared in Hot Pursuit


Author : Allison Brennan
Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
Release : 2005-12-01
Page : 416
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0345480236
Description :


Staying in a borrowed Malibu beach house while her best-selling novel is made into a Hollywood film, Rowan Smith, a former FBI agent haunted by her past, finds her life becoming a nightmare when a dismembered body is found in Colorado, a victim who bears an all too striking resemblance to a character in her novel. Original.