As the investigation expands and horrifying details begin to emerge, King’s story kicks into high gear, generating strong tension and almost unbearable suspense. Their case seems ironclad. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon have DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses.
The Outsider: A Novel #ad - . Terry maitland seems like a nice guy, but is he wearing another face? When the answer comes, it will shock you as only Stephen King can. An eleven-year-old boy’s violated corpse is discovered in a town park. Detective ralph anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest.
ElevationSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - Both are trying to launch a new restaurant, but the people of Castle Rock want no part of a gay married couple, and the place is in trouble. He weighs the same in his clothes and out of them, no matter how heavy they are. When scott finally understands the prejudices they face–including his own—he tries to help.
He mostly just wants someone else to know, and he trusts Doctor Bob Ellis. In the small town of castle rock, the setting of many of King’s most iconic stories, Scott is engaged in a low grade—but escalating—battle with the lesbians next door whose dog regularly drops his business on Scott’s lawn.
Elevation #ad - Unlikely alliances, the annual foot race, and the mystery of Scott’s affliction bring out the best in people who have indulged the worst in themselves and others. 1 new york times bestseller the latest from legendary master storyteller stephen King, and moving story about a man whose mysterious affliction brings a small town together—a timely, extraordinarily eerie, a riveting, upbeat tale about finding common ground despite deep-rooted differences.
One of the women is friendly; the other, cold as ice. There are a couple of other odd things, too. Scott doesn’t want to be poked and prodded. From stephen king, elevation is an antidote to our divisive culture, our “most precious renewable resource, like Shakespeare in the malleability of his work” The Guardian, as gloriously joyful with a twinge of deep sadness as “It’s a Wonderful Life.
The Institute: A NovelSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - But no one has ever escaped from the Institute. You check in, but you don’t check out. In this most sinister of institutions, the director, Mrs. The operation takes less than two minutes. Sigsby, and her staff are ruthlessly dedicated to extracting from these children the force of their extranormal gifts. As each new victim disappears to Back Half, Luke becomes more and more desperate to get out and get help.
If you don’t, punishment is brutal. Luke will wake up at the institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there’s no window. And outside his door are other doors, nick, behind which are other kids with special talents—telekinesis and telepathy—who got to this place the same way Luke did: Kalisha, George, Iris, and ten-year-old Avery Dixon.
The Institute: A Novel #ad - They are all in Front Half. If you go along, you get tokens for the vending machines. Evil in a world where the good guys don’t always win. There are no scruples here. A new york times 100 notable books of 2019 selection from #1 new york times bestselling author Stephen King, the most riveting and unforgettable story of kids confronting evil since It.
In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis’s parents and load him into a black SUV. Others, graduated to back half, Luke learns, “like the roach motel, ” Kalisha says.
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The Reckoning: A NovelRandom House Audio #ad - Most jurors will think the counselor has made his case. Usa today october 1946, clanton, neighbor, father, a farmer, mississippi Pete Banning was Clanton, the patriarch of a prominent family, Mississippi’s favorite son—a decorated World War II hero, and a faithful member of the Methodist church.
Then one cool october morning he rose early, drove into town, and committed a shocking crime. Pete's only statement about it—to the sheriff, to the jury, to his lawyers, to the judge, and to his family—was: "I have nothing to say. He was not afraid of death and was willing to take his motive to the grave.
In a major novel unlike anything he has written before, john grisham takes us on an incredible journey, from the Jim Crow South to the jungles of the Philippines during World War II; from an insane asylum filled with secrets to the Clanton courtroom where Pete’s defense attorney tries desperately to save him.
The Reckoning: A Novel #ad - Reminiscent of the finest tradition of southern Gothic storytelling, The Reckoning would not be complete without Grisham’s signature layers of legal suspense, and he delivers on every page. A murder mystery, a courtroom drama, a family saga…The Reckoning is Grisham's argument that he's not just a boilerplate thriller writer.
1 bestselling author john Grisham’s The Reckoning is his most powerful, surprising, and suspenseful thriller yet.
The Fallen Memory Man series 4Grand Central Publishing #ad - And with the lives of people he cares about suddenly hanging in the balance, Decker begins to realize that the recent string of deaths may be only one small piece of a much larger scheme--with consequences that will reach far beyond Baronville. Decker, with his singular talents, may be the only one who can crack this bizarre case.
Star fbi detective amos decker and his colleague alex jamison must solve four increasingly bizarre murders in a dying rust belt town--and the closer they come to the truth, the deadlier it gets in this rapid-fire #1 New York Times bestseller. Something sinister is going on in Baronville. Decker has only been there a few hours when he stumbles on a horrific double murder scene.
The Fallen Memory Man series 4 #ad - Then the next killing hits sickeningly close to home. Only this time--when one mistake could cost him everything--Decker finds that his previously infallible memory may not be so trustworthy after all. It's a bleak place: a former mill and mining town with a crumbling economy and rampant opioid addiction.
The rust belt town has seen four bizarre murders in the space of two weeks. Cryptic clues left at the scenes--obscure bible verses, odd symbols--have the police stumped. Amos decker and his fbi colleague Alex Jamison are in Baronville visiting Alex's sister and her family.
If It BleedsSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - From #1 new york times bestselling author, legendary storyteller, and master of short fiction Stephen King comes an extraordinary collection of four new and compelling novellas—Mr. The novella is a form king has returned to over and over again in the course of his amazing career, and many have been made into iconic films, including “The Body” Stand By Me and “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption” Shawshank Redemption.
Harrigan’s phone, the life of chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds—each pulling you into intriguing and frightening places. Like four past midnight, no stars, and most recently Full Dark, Different Seasons, If It Bleeds is a uniquely satisfying collection of longer short fiction by an incomparably gifted writer.
Dark Sacred Night A Ballard and Bosch NovelLittle, Brown & Company #ad - Now ballard joins forces with Bosch to find out what happened to Daisy, and to finally bring her killer to justice. She has never been the kind of cop who leaves the job behind at the end of her shift -- and she wants in. The murder, a runaway on the streets of Hollywood who was brutally killed, was of fifteen-year-old Daisy Clayton, unsolved, her body left in a dumpster like so much trash.
Harry bosch teams up with lapd detective renée Ballard to solve the murder of a young girl in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly. Detective renée ballard is working the night beat -- known in LAPD slang as "the late show" -- and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours to find a stranger rifling through old file cabinets.
Dark Sacred Night A Ballard and Bosch Novel #ad - Along the way, the two detectives forge a fragile trust, but this new partnership is put to the test when the case takes an unexpected and dangerous turn. Dark sacred night for the first time brings together these two powerhouse detectives in a riveting story that unfolds with furious momentum. The intruder is retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin.
Ballard can't let him go through department records, but when he leaves, she looks into the case herself and feels a deep tug of empathy and anger. And it shows once more why "there's no doubt Connelly is a master of crime fiction" Associated Press.
Crooked Staircase, The Jane HawkBrilliance Audio #ad - Or something worse than dead. Jane hawk knows she may be living on borrowed time. But as long as she’s breathing, she’ll never cease her one-woman war against the terrifying conspiracy that threatens the freedom—and free will—of millions. Battling the strange epidemic of murder-suicides that claimed Jane’s husband, has made the rogue FBI agent a wanted fugitive, and is escalating across the country, relentlessly hunted not only by the government but by the secret cabal behind the plot.
Propelled by her righteous fury and implacable insistence on justice, Jane will make her way from southern Southern California to the snow-swept slopes of Lake Tahoe to confront head-on the lethal forces arrayed against her. Jane hawk—who dazzled readers in the silent corner and the Whispering Room—faces the fight of her life, against the threat of a lifetime, in this electrifying new thriller by #1 New York Times bestselling suspense master Dean Koontz.
Crooked Staircase, The Jane Hawk #ad - I could be dead tomorrow. But nothing can prepare her for the chilling truth that awaits when she descends the crooked staircase to the dark and dreadful place where her long nightmare was born. Advance praise for the crooked staircase“An absorbing thriller full of fresh touches… Writing his unusual heroine, Koontz keeps the pages alive with attitude as well as action….
For hawk, who is as fearless as she is beautiful, no obstacle is too great, especially with the well-being of her hidden-away five-year-old son on her mind. Kirkus reviews“spellbinding… beautifully plotted and written with notable care and flare… The Hawk series…is among Koontz’s best work. Booklist starred review.
Holy Ghost A Virgil Flowers NovelPenguin Audio #ad - . Nothing ever happened there and nothing ever would--until the mayor of sorts campaign slogan: "I'll Do What I Can" and his precocious teenage buddy come up with a scheme to put Wheatfield on the map. And as they--and virgil Flowers--are about to discover, that's only the beginning of their troubles. A #1 new york times bestsellervirgil flowers investigates a miracle--and a murder--in the wickedly entertaining new thriller from the master of "pure reading pleasure" Booklist.
Wheatfield, minnesota: a metropolis of six hundred souls and change, for which the word "moribund" might have been invented. And all those pilgrims needed food, shelter, all kinds of crazy things. Should something dramatic occur--say, that the apparition of the Virgin Mary miraculously appeared at the local Catholic Church--the whole town would be turned into a shrine, attracting thousands of pilgrims.
Holy Ghost A Virgil Flowers Novel #ad - The town would get rich! What could go wrong?Then the shootings begin.
Past Tense: A Jack Reacher NovelRandom House Audio #ad - It’s a strange place, but it’s all there is. He plans to follow the sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. Fans will enjoy learning more of this enduring character’s roots, and Child’s spare prose continues to set a very high bar. Publishers weekly boxed and starred review “Another first-class entry in a series that continues to set the gold standard for aspiring thriller authors.
Booklist starred review “with his usual flair for succinctness and eye for detail, Child creates another rollicking Reacher road trip that will please fans and newcomers alike. Library Journal starred review. Jack reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb. At the same moment, in the same isolated area, a car breaks down.
Past Tense: A Jack Reacher Novel #ad - Reacher is a man for whom the phrase moral compass was invented: His code determines his direction. Two young canadians had been on their way to New York City to sell a treasure. Then reacher makes a shocking discovery: The present can be tough, but the past can be tense. He’s always known his father left and never returned, was he ever there in the first place? As Reacher explores his father’s life, but now Reacher wonders, and as the Canadians face lethal dangers, strands of different stories begin to merge.