Subject Index - Mystery, Suspense, and Thrillers
This is list of all the Mystery, Suspense, and Thriller book and audiobook
reviews, with titles starting with the letters
R - Z, located on LPR. These titles are listed alphabetically by title.
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- Rainbow Six, by Tom Clancy.
John Clark, Jack Ryan's sidekick, is the star of this massive techno-thriller as he takes control of an international anti-terrorist organization. The team's first order of business - save the human race!
- Ransom, by Danielle Steel.
Peter Morgan has lost everything from drug dealing. After being released from prison, he is determined to go straight but he is soon lured back into crime with some fellow ex-cons.
- Red Chrysanthemum, by Laura Joh Rowland.
In this, the eleventh Sano Ichiro mystery - thriller set in feudal Japan, Sano must prove that his wife did not kill Lord Mori, despite being found lying beside his corpse with the murder weapon in her hand.
- Red Mist, by Patricia Cornwell.
Determined to find out what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months earlier, Kay Scarpetta travels to the Georgia Prison for Women, where an inmate has information not only on Fielding, but also on a string of grisly killings...
- Relentless, by Dean Koontz.
What does an author do about a bad review? In the case of Cullen "Cubby" Greenwich, he sets out to 'just look' at the reviewer, unintentionally setting into motion a series of events that could destroy his career - and his life.
- The Resurrected Man, by E. C. Tubb.
After his spaceship is destroyed, Captain Baron died in the dark void of space - at least temporarily. Five years later a team of researchers bring him back to life. But things go terribly wrong when his new lease on life leads to murder...
- The Reversal, by Michael Connelly.
Longtime defense attorney Mickey Haller is recruited to change stripes and prosecute the high-profile retrial of a brutal child murder. Haller takes the case on the condition that he gets to choose his investigator, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch.
- Roadside Crosses, by Jeffrey Deaver.
A killer taunts the police by displaying a cross on the side of a highway with flowers and with the date that he or she will commit a murder. This occurs several times. Senior Detective Kathryn Dance must find the murderer before there are more killings.
- The Roar of the Butterflies, by Reginald Hill.
Follow Joe Sixsmith, PI, as he journeys into the posh world of the Royal Hoo Golf Course where charges of cheating have been leveled against one of the clubs key members. What starts out as an accusation of cheating soon leads to murder, and it falls upon Joe to sort out the Hoo...
- Robert B. Parker's Fool Me Twice, by Michael Brandman.
When a visiting Hollywood actress becomes the subject of a death threat, Jesse and the rest of the Paradise police department go on high alert.
- Robert B. Parker's Lullaby, by Ace Atkins.
Spenser is back, but with a new writer. Ace Atkins does an outstanding job of continuing Robert B. Parker's Spenser series. In this story we find Spenser working for a fourteen-year-old who is convinced that the man convicted of murdering her mother is in fact, innocent.
- Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Deception, by Eric Van Lustbader.
After barely surviving an assassination attempt, Bourne fakes his own death and sets to discover who is trying to assassinate him, a task that intersects with the investigation of a downed passenger jet that might have been the victim of a terrorist missile attack.
- Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Objective, by Eric Van Lustbader.
Facing down mercenaries in Africa, Jason Bourne witnesses the death of an art dealer named Tracy Atherton. Her killing dredges up snatches of Bourne's impaired memory, in particular the murder of a young woman on Bali who entrusted him with a strangely engraved ring≠≠-an artifact of such powerful significance that people have killed to obtain it. Now he's determined to find the ring's owner and purpose.
- The Rose in the Wheel, by S. K. Rizzolo.
When Constance Tyrone, the founder of the St. Catherine Society for destitute women is found murder, her death leads to more questions than answers. To solve this horrid crime, Bow Street Runner John Chase and the wife of the main suspect, Penelope Wolfe, must join forces to discover the truth in this historical mystery set in Regency era London.
- Rough Country, by John Sandford.
Virgil Flowers, John Sandford's new hero, goes north to solve a puzzling murder, and finds that the country is very rough indeed.
- Rough Weather, by Robert B. Parker.
A wedding is interrupted by a murder, and the kidnapping of the bride sets Spenser on the trail of the man responsible - his old nemesis, The Gray Man, a task that is complicated by the arrival of a hurricane.
- Roux Morgue, by Claire M. Johnson.
San Francisco pastry chef Mary Ryan is back at her old alma mater. Initially ecstatic to be teaching, Mary finds herself trying to straddle both worlds, caught between her original mentors and her contemporaries.
- The Rule of Nine, by Steve Martini.
In the 11th Paul Madriani thriller, the San Diego defense attorney once again crosses paths with hired assassin Liquida Muerte (aka the Mexicutioner) who is bent on revenge. Meanwhile, a terrorist mastermind is plotting a horrific attack on the U.S.
- Rumpole on Trial, by John Mortimer.
This is a fabulous collection of seven unabridged stories featuring the indomitable, celebrated British barrister, Horace Rumpole.
- Rumpole Rests His Case, by John Mortimer.
Seven new stories featuring the indomitable and celebrated British barrister, Horace Rumpole.
- Run for Your Life, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.
In this chilling novel, a calculating killer is taking on New York City, killing the powerful and the arrogant. His message is clear: remember your manners or suffer the consequences! Can Detective Mike Bennett stop this demonic killer?
- The Runaway Jury, by John Grisham.
Jury tampering, legal shenanigans, and intrigue rule in this fast-paced courtroom drama that pits a big tobacco company against a grieving widow.
- Sad Cypress, by Agatha Christie.
Poirot usually tries to prove someone innocent - before they are brought to trial. However, in this intriguing case, he tries to save Elinor Carlisle from the gallows after she is accused, and found guilty, of having killed Mary Gerrard.
- The Saltmarsh Murders, by Gladys Mitchell.
Noel Wells, curate in the sleepy village of Saltmarsh, likes to spend his time dancing in the study with the vicarís niece until one day the vicarís unpleasant wife discovers her unmarried housemaid is pregnant and trouble begins...
- The Sanctuary, by Raymond Khoury.
The kidnapping of an archaeologist sets off a race to unravel an ancient mystery and to recover an ancient artifact that could lead to the discovery of the Fountain of Youth.
- Santa Fe Edge, by Stuart Woods.
Santa Fe attorney Ed Eagle is hired by a golf pro, Tip Hanks, who is under suspicion for the murder of his wife. Meanwhile Ed's nefarious ex-wife, Barbara, escapes from a Mexican prison and heads to Santa Fe, obsessed with her mission to kill her former husband.
- Saturday, by Ian McEwan.
The life of a a successful neurosurgeon is interupted when he encounters a small-time thug after he is involved in a car accident.
- Saucer, by Stephen Coonts.
When Rip Cantrell finds a flying saucer buried in the sands of the Sahara, his live changes forever. The US Air Force, an Australian billionaire, and the Libyan army are just a few of the many people who want to take the ship off Cantrell's hands. To keep the ship from falling into the wrong hands, Cantrell must figure out how to get the ship flying again - and he does...
- The Scarecrow, by Michael Connelly.
Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to go out with a bang, using his final days at the paper to write the definitive murder story of his career...
- Scarpetta, by Patricia Cornwell.
The continuing saga of Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta, who has married an ex-FBI profiler. They must work together to solve a murder while working on their complicated marital problems.
- The Scarpetta Factor, by Patricia Cornwell.
Despite her busy schedule, Dr. Kay Scarpetta has offered her services, pro bono, to New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and soon finds herself working on a puzzeling case...
- Scotched, by Kaitlyn Dunnett.
The first Annual Maine-ly Cozy Con has come to Moosetookalook, Maine, and the town's residents are looking forward to an economic boost from the event. However, the conference may end sooner than planned when one of the attendees ends up dead. Can Liss MacCrimmon solve the murder in time to save the conference?
- The Second Opinion, by Michael Palmer.
Dr. Thea Sperelakis, a brilliant doctor who suffers from Asperger's syndrome, is called to her father's side after he was hit and seriously injured by a car. As Thea begins to look into the accident, she begins to suspect that the accident was no accident. What she uncovers in this thriller will make you question every medical test that you have ever had - or will have...
- The Secret Adversary, by Agatha Christie.
In this, the first of the Tommy and Tuppence mysteries, the young couple try to recover a top-secret document that, if it were to fall into the wrong hands, could topple the British government.
- The Secret Files of Sherlock Holmes, by Gary Lovisi.
This new Sherlock Holmes collection features a story that explores Sherlock's beginnings as a detective, and a spine-chilling case that finds Professor Moriarty returned from the dead and acting as the advisor to the new King of England!
- The Secret of Chimneys, by Agatha Christie.
This is the first Christie novel to feature Detective Battle of Scotland Yard. In this case he must uncover the truth regarding a series of murders and how they are tied to the plot to restore the monarchy to Herzoslovakia.
- The Secret Servant, by Daniel Silva.
In this, the seventh volume in the Gabriel Allon series, Allon finds himself trying to not only rescue the kidnapped daughter of an American Embassador, but also hot on the trail of a murderous terrorist group bent upon destroying London.
- The Secret Speech, by Tom Rob Smith.
Former Soviet MGB agent, Leo Demidov must rescue an imprisoned Priest from a Siberian gulag in order to save the life of his adopted daughter who has been kidnaped by a ruthless gang.
- Sentinel, by Matthew Dunn.
The United States and Russia are on the brink of war and only Will Cochrane can find and unmask the diabolical double agent responsible for this situation.
- The Seventh Sinner, by Elizabeth Peters.
When Jean Suttman finds one of her acquaintances with his throat slit, events lead her to believe that she's next. Aided by Jacqueline Kirby, the two women search for clues to the identity of the killer - a search that leads them into the catacombs under Rome.
- Shadow Command, by Dale Brown.
When Russia begins to arm Iran, the American President decides to ignore the burgeoning threat. Lieutenant General Patrick McLanahan ignores his orders and takes his Air Battle Force into battle to launch a spaced-based attack upon the perceived enemy.
- Shark River, by Randy Wayne White .
Doc Ford, an ex-CIA operative who 'likes the ladies' is up to his old shenanigans when he becomes entangled in a plot to kidnap a diplomat's daughter. While foiling the kidnaping, Ford finds that he has been sucked into a deadly adventure as he runs afoul of a drug cartel.
- Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murders, by Gary Lovisi.
Sherlock Holmes lives again in three new stories written in the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and which feature the Great Detective, Sherlock Holmes and his side-kick, Dr. Watson, as well as other old favorites such as Inspector Lestrade, Professor Moriarty, and Sherlock's brother, Mycroft.
- Sherlock Holmes: Three Tales of Betrayal , by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Three Sherlock Holmes short stories: A Scandal in Bohemia, Silver Blaze, and The Adventure of the Copper Beeches, read by Edward Hardwicke.
- The Shimmer, by David Morrell.
Santa Fe police officer Dan Page has a lot to contend with - a terrible traffic accident that might have been his fault, his wife has gone missing, and an array of mysterious lights has begun to appear over an old military base. To find his wife, Page will have to unravel the mystery of the lights, while dealing with his guilt.
- Shock, by Robin Cook.
A medical thriller that combines unethical medical practitioners with the science of human cloning.
- Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death, by James Runcie.
Six charming short stories that detail the adventures of Canon Sidney Chambers, the new Vicar of Grantchester, who has a knack for solving mysteries.
- The Sigma Protocol, by Robert Ludlum.
Ben Hartman isn't having a good day. An old school buddy just tried to kill him, and now the forces of a mysterious cartel are out to finish the job. To save his own life, Ben must join forces with the beautiful Anna Navarro, who has also run afoul of this devious organization. In this nonstop action thriller, the two face death at every turn as they struggle to uncover the truth about the Sigma.
- The Sign, by Raymond Khoury.
This is a thriller that interweaves science, religion, and history, from the best-selling author of The Last Templar..
- The Silver Locomotive Mystery, by Edward Marston.
An exquisite silver coffeepot in the shape of a locomotive is on its way to Cardiff, but before it can be delivered, a gruesome murder is committed. Inspector Colbeck is confronted with complications and with no shortage of suspects as he sifts through layers of deceit to find the killer.
- Sixkill, by Robert B. Parker.
On location in Boston, bad-boy actor Jumbo Nelson is accused of the rape and murder of a young woman. From the start the case seems fishy, so the Boston PD calls on Spenser to investigate.
- Skeleton Man, by Tony Hillerman.
A Joe Leaphorn - Jim Chee mystery that involves a fifty-year-old plane crash, a cache of valuable diamonds, and young woman looking for her father remains in order to prove that she is his heir. Her father's remains may also prove the innocence of a young man being held as the prime suspect in a robbery - homicide.
- Sleeping Beauty, By Ross MacDonald.
In this Lew Archer mystery, MacDonald's noted detective must deal with a missing, suicidal woman, a ransom / kidnaping, and a couple of corpses in this moody, psychological mystery.
- Sleeping Murder, by Agatha Christie.
Sleeping Murder is a novel as legendary as its lead character and its creator...A novel that adheres to the classic mystery formula, and transcends it... A novel that is a must for every mystery reader, marking the final bow of Christie's beloved sleuth, Miss Jane Marple.
- Smokin' Seventeen, by Janet Evanovich.
Dead bodies are showing up in shallow graves on the empty construction lot of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds. No one is sure who the killer is, or why the victims have been offed, but what is clear is that Stephanie's name is on the killer's list...
- The Society, by Michael Palmer.
When someone starts killing managed-care executives, the blame falls on Dr. Will Grant, a hard-working surgeon who thinks that HMO's are subverting the health care system. To clear his name, Grant is going to have to catch the killer - before he catches him.
- The Somme Stations, by Andrew Martin.
This, the seventh book in the Jim Stringer, Steam Detective mystery series, finds Stringer joining the army to fight in France. However, he encounters his first casualty on the docks before his ship even leaves port...
- Spartan, by Matthew Dunn.
Will Cochrane is an operative with MI6's super secret Spartan Section. In this case he is sent to track down a terrorist who plans on jump-starting Armageddon. If he fails, the world as we know it will cease to exist!
- Speak Now, by Margaret Dumas.
When Charley returned to San Francisco with her hunky new husband of two-days, she expected to find love and excitement - not a corpse in the bathtub!
- Special Assignments, by Boris Akunin.
Containing two interrelated historical novels. This story finds the Russian Detective Erast Fandorin pitted against two formidable foes: Jack of Spades a whimsical swindler and The Decorator a serial killer who makes Jack the Ripper look tame.
- Spider's Web, by Agatha Christie
Clarissa has a problem. There is a corpse in her livingroom and her husband will be home any minute with a cadre of politicians to hold a secret meeting. What is she to do? Well, hide the body, of course...
- The Spies of Warsaw, by Alan Furst.
Set in Warsaw, Poland in 1937, this is a thrilling spy novel that finds Uhl, a German Engineer and French spy, on the run from the Gestapo. It falls upon his handler, Colonel Mercier to save his agent and the information he carries.
- Split Image, by Robert B. Parker.
The body in the trunk was just the beginning. Turns out the stiff was a foot soldier for local tough guy Reggie Galen. What initially appears to be a low-level mob hit takes on new meaning when a high-ranking crime figure is found dead on Paradise Beach.
- Split Second, by David Baldacci.
Two disgraced Secret Service agents who both lost the presidential candidates they were guarding, join forces to discover what happened to their respective protectees, and how the murder of one, and the kidnapping of the other, are connected to a series of violent murders.
- Spy, by Ted Bell.
In this, the fourth book in the Hawke series, British Super Spy Alex Hawke and his comrades must once again do battle against the forces of evil to save the United States from a horrific terrorist's attack - and at the same time try to prevent a war from starting between the U.S. and Mexico!
- Spycatcher, by Matthew Dunn.
Will Cochrane is a modern day British spy who works for MI6 and whose adventures rival those of James Bond.
- State of Fear, by Michael Crichton
In this techno-thriller, Crichton explores how information is manipulated throughout the modern world, as a group of eco-terrorists launch a series of man-made catastrophes, of epic proportions.
- Still Life with Crows, by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child.
The FBI's eccentric Special Agent Pendergast is on the trail of a serial killer who is terrorizing a small Kansas town. To solve the mystery, he will need the aid of Corrie, a young tattooed woman, who is as hip as Pendergast is staid.
- Storm Prey, by John Sandford.
Very early, 4:45, on a bitterly cold Minnesota morning, three big men burst through the door of a hospital pharmacy, duct-tape the hands, feet, mouth, and eyes of two pharmacy workers, and clean the place out. But then things swiftly go bad...
- Straight Into Darkness, by Faye Kellerman.
When a socialite is killed in 1920's Munich, Inspector Axel Berg is put on the case. What begins as a simple murder soon escalates as it becomes apparent that a serial killer is on the loose.
- The Stranger House, by Reginald Hill.
The eclectic Hill novel combines elements of the gothic, historical, suspense, and mystery genres to expose readers the 1960s case of the Child Migrants who where forcibly removed from England and shipped off to the farthest reaches of the empire, often enduring many horrors along their way to adulthood.
- Stranger Room, by Frederick Ramsay.
Nearly 150 years ago, an inexplicable murder took place in the locked stranger room of the Lydell house. The murderer was never caught. But when a new, identical murder is committed in the same room, not even sheriff Ike Schwartz and FBI agent Karl Hedrick can explain it. Why would history repeat itself and how were these murders committed?
- Strategic Moves, by Stuart Woods.
Book 19 in the Stone Barrington series. Herbie, who won tens of millions in a lottery and who foolishly falls into one problem after another marries and finds more problems, and Stone Barrington needs to protect him from himself and others.
- Strike Force, by Dale Brown.
With a nuclear armed Iran in the grip of a three-sided civil war, General McLanahan and Captain Noble are mobilized to surreptitiously aid one of the factions. One of the tools they have at their disposal is an experimental space plane. If they fail at their mission - a global nuclear war may well result - so they know that they must succeed no matter what the cost.
- Submariner, by Alexander Fullerton.
In 1942, when the submarine Ursa is sent to destroy a flotilla filled with supplies for Rommel's Afrika Korps, the submariners must not only face the enemy, but also their own superstitions as they embark upon this last patrol before returning home - if they survive.
- The Sum of All Fears, by Tom Clancy.
Terrorist have gotten their hands on a nuclear weapon, and they plan to use it. Jack Ryan is the only man who has any chance of saving the world. Luckily, Jack's on the job...
- Sunstroke, by Jesse Kellerman.
When businessman Carl Perreira disappears during his vacation in Mexico, his loyal assistant Gloria - who's secretly been in love with him for years - decides to journey across the border herself to retrieve his body. But the deeper into the desert she travels, the more shocking discoveries she makes.
- Swimsuit, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro.
Syd, a breathtakingly beautiful supermodel on a photo shoot in Hawaii, disappears. Fearing the worst, her parents travel to Hawaii to investigate for themselves, never expecting the horror that awaits them...
- Sword of Damocles, by Sydney J. Bounds.
When precious metals begin to mysteriously disappear the world over, MI5 Agent Neil Vaughan is called in to find the culprits - a task that might be harder than imagined when it begins to appear that the thieves are literally from another world.
- Taken at the Flood, by Agatha Christie.
When Uncle Gordon marries a much younger woman and then has the nerve to die in the Blitz, his family is dismayed to find that she gets all the money - so they call upon Poirot to help them get it back, but will they?
- The Taking, by Dean Koontz
In The Taking, Koontz tells the story of the fight for survival by Molly and Niel Sloan and their neighbors in a small California mountain town when disaster strikes.
- Tales Well Calculated to Keep You in SUSPENSE
Looking for some hair raising, spine tingling stories to tantalize your mind? This collection of sixty Ĺ-hour shows from the famous CBS radio show - Suspense will keep you on the edge of your seat.
- Tales Well Calculated to Keep You in SUSPENSE, Volume 2
This second volume in Radio Spirits collection of Tales Well Calculated to Keep You In SUSPENSE whisks you back in time, enabling you to listen to some of the best shows from "Radio's outstanding theater of thrills" that graced the airways from 1942 to 1962.
- The Teeth of the Tiger, by Tom Clancy.
Clancy introduces John (Jack) Ryan Jr., and Jack's cousins, fraternal twins Brian and Dominic Caruso. The three work for "The Campus," a deep black undercover organization tasked with the job of tracking down and eliminating threats to the United States by any means necessary, including assassination.
- Ten Big Ones, by Janet Evanovich.
When bounty hunter Stephanie Plum and her sidekick, Lula, witness the Red Devil's attempt to rob a convenience store, they become the target for the notorious Slayers gang.
- Terra Incognita, by Ruth Downie.
This, the second book in the Gaius Petreius Ruso series, finds the Roman Army doctor stationed along the northern border of Roman occupied Britannia. Any hope that this might be a quiet posting goes out the window when a fellow soldier shows up - missing his head and Ruso is quickly charged with the task of tracking down the man's murderer.
- The Testament, by John Grisham.
The lives of unconnected people are altered forever by secret of The Testament.
- Therapy, by Jonathan Kellerman.
Psychologist Alex Delaware once again aids his
friend, L.A. police lieutenant Milo Sturgis in solving a double homicide.
- There Goes the Bride, by M. C. Beaton.
When her ex-husband's wife-to-be is murdered, the finger quickly points to Agatha Raisin as the killer. To clear her name, Agatha sets out to tackle the dangerous task of finding the real killer.
- They Do it With Mirrors, by Agatha Christie.
A Gothic mansion, a band of delinquent boys, a squandered family fortune, and a brutal murder. Who can tie all this together? Miss Marple can!
- The Thirty-Nine Steps, by John Buchan.
This nonstop spy thriller follows the adventures of a man framed for murder, who is being pursued by not only the police, but also by a vicious band of spies. In addition he is trying to get to the bottom of a mystery - should he fail, the world may well erupt into war.
- Those Who Trespass: A Novel of Murder and Television, by Bill O'Reilly.
A New York City detective and a feisty tabloid reporter join forces to find the brutal murderer of high-level executives and news correspondents.
- Thumbprint, by Friedrich Glauser.
The death of a travelling salesman in the forest of Gerzenstein appears to be an open and shut case. Sergeant Studer is confronted with an obvious suspect and a confession to the murder. But nothing is what it seems. Envy, hatred, sexual abuse and the corrosive power of money lie just beneath the surface. Studer's investigation soon splinters the glassy facade of Switzerland's tidy villages, manicured forests and seemingly placid citizens.
- Tick Tock, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.
A rash of horrifying crimes tears through the city, and it immediately becomes clear that they are not the work of an amateur, but of a calculating, efficient, and deadly mastermind.
- A Time for Patriots, by Dale Brown.
As the American economy falls into a crippling recession, massive cuts are made in the public safety budget. Against this dismal backdrop, an entire FBI SWAT team is ambushed and radioactive materials are stolen...
- Timeline, by Michael Crichton
This is a full-out, swashbuckling, adventure yarn. It is full of sword fights, damsels in distress, wicked and cruel villains, the occasional flaming horse carcass, and three determined grad students out to rescue their professor who has been trapped in the past.
- Tomb of the Golden Bird, by Elizabeth Peters.
The 18th Amelia Peabody mystery. The Emerson family are barred from the excavation site in the Valley of the Kings and Amelia must take on the responsibility of protecting her family when Radcliffe's shady half-brother shows up.
- Tomb of the Serpent, by Guy Fraser.
1863 Scotland, Superintendent Henry Jarrett is hot on the trail of a serial killer - only problem is - the trail is very, very cold...
- Torn Apart, by Peter Corris.
Hardy has never been much of a family man, until he meets his second cousin Patrick Malloy - who turns out to be his double. All too soon, Malloy is brutally murdered, and the question must be asked, who was the intended victim? Hardy or Malloy?
- Trader of Secrets, by Steve Martini.
Paul Madriani is embroiled in a case that involves an angry killer who will stop at nothing short of vengeance, along with two missing NASA scientists who are holding secrets that a government desperately wants to purchase...
- The Traitor, by Stephen Coonts.
CIA Agent Tommy Carmellini, aided by Jake Grafton, must uncover the truth behind why a high ranking French intelligence agent is secretly funneling money to the Bank of Palestine.
- A Traitor to Memory, by Elizabeth George.
In this, the eleventh Lynley & Havers mystery, the nimble detectives must discern who killed Eugenie Davies, and what role their boss, Superintendent Malcolm Webberly, might have played in the matter.
- The Tristan Betrayal, by Robert Ludlum.
The outcome of World War II may well rest upon the shoulders of one man, Stephen Metcalfe, whose has undertaken the task of trying to force Hitler to invade the Soviet Union, in order to force the Soviets onto the Allied side.
- True Blue, by David Baldacci.
Mason "Mace" Perry was a firebrand cop on the D.C. police force until she was kidnapped and framed for a crime. She lost everything. Now she's back on the outside and focused on one mission: to be a cop once more.
- True Detectives, by Jonathan Kellerman.
A police officer who was involved in a disappearance case for over a year, discovers that his brother, a private detective, is also on the case. The two brothers, unable to get along, work separately to search for the missing woman. They discover murders and other crimes and a wide assortment of interesting and unusual characters.
- Tsar, by Ted Bell.
Hawke is once again called to duty to save the world, this time to stop a megalomaniac who wants to become the new Tsar of Russia, and to take over control of the world - by any means necessary. This is the fifth book in the thrilling Lord Alexander Hawke spy series.
- The Tudor Secret, by Christopher Gortner.
When the foundling, Brendan Prescott is brought to court to be a squire to one of Lord Dudley's sons, he soon finds himself caught up in a deadly game of espionage that finds him working for Princess Elizabeth, and against the Dudleys.
- Turkish Gambit, by Boris Akunin.
On the front lines during the Russo-Turkish war, a reluctant Detective Fandorin finds himself hunting for a spy in this, the second installment in the Erast Fandorin series.
- The Turnaround, by George Pelecanos.
When a group of drugged out, white youths, drive into a black, Washington, D.C. neighborhood looking for trouble, six lives are changed forever. This book chronicles the dreadful crime that occurred that fateful day and how it is still affecting the survivors thirty-five years later.
- The Twisted Root, by Anne Perry.
Set in Victorian England, this is a William Monk and Hester Latterly mystery in which the newly married duo track down a young woman who choose to disappear, rather then enter into what appears, to all around her, an ideal marriage.
- Two Little Girls in Blue, by Mary Higgins Clark.
After kidnapping three-year-old twins for an $8 million ransom, one of the kidnappers decides to keep one of the girls and leaves a note saying that she had been killed.
- U Is for Undertow, by Sue Grafton.
In 1960s Santa Teresa, California, a child is kidnapped and never returned ...When the case is reopened after twenty years, a man - Michael Sutton - contacts private detective Kinsey Millhone for help.
- The Unforgiving Eye, by Beth Andrews.
Returning from their honeymoon, newlywed's Lydia and John Savidge, find that they have one task that needs doing before they can begin their married life - they need to solve the murder of Sir Benedict Stanbury - and they only have three days in which to do it!
- Up Country, by Nelson DeMille.
Paul Brenner, who was last seen in DeMille's novel The General's Daughter, is abruptly called out of retirement and asked to help solve the 30-year-old mystery surrounding the death of a young Army lieutenant during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam.
- Up Country: A Novel, by Nelson DeMille.
Chief Warrant Officer Paul Brenner is called out of retirement to investigate the death of a young man who died during the 1968 Tet Offensive. According to a North Vietnamese soldier, the young man was murdered by a fellow American. If this really happened, why was he killed. And, if a murder was committed, how is Brenner to prove it - thirty years after it occurred?
- "V" is for Vengeance, by Sue Grafton.
A woman with a murky past who kills herself-or was it murder? A spoiled kid awash in gambling debt who thinks he can beat the system. A lovely woman whose life is about to splinter into a thousand fragments...
- Victims, by Jonathan Kellerman.
Unraveling the madness behind L.A.ís most baffling and brutal homicides is what sleuthing psychologist Alex Delaware does best...
- Vigilante, by Stephen J. Cannell.
Lita Mendez was a thorn in the LAPDís side. An aggressive police critic and gang activist, sheíd filed countless complaints against the department. So when sheís found dead in her home, Shane and Hitch fear the worst: that thereís a killer in their ranks.
- Violets are Blue, by James Patterson.
This is Patterson's seventh novel featuring D.C. police Detective Alex Cross. In this case, Cross is faced with solving several murders that appear to have been carried out by vampires!
- Wages of Sin, by Stephen Coonts.
Jake Grafton has retired, and it falls upon Tommy Carmellini, Grafton's long time friend and cohort to uncover the truth behind a horrific massacre that decimated a CIA safe house and which left an important KGB defector dead.
- A Wanted Man, by Lee Child.
Hitchhiking to Virginia, Jack Reacher gets a ride in a car only to find that his carmates are wanted by the law and are somehow connected to a murder or two.
- The Well-Mannered Assassin, By Aline, Countess of Romanones
Rich, beautiful, a wife, and a grandmother, Aline, a real life spy spins a riveting tale based upon her real life brush with Carlos the Jackal.
- What Came Before He Shot Her, by Elizabeth George.
In this chilling sequel to With No One as Witness, George dissects that anatomy of a murderer, focusing soley on the events in the life of 11-year-old Joel Campbell that lead to his gunning down Inspector Lynley's wife.
- What the Night Knows, by Dean Koontz.
Alton Turner Blackwood murdered Calvino's parents and sister, and now someone is recreating his crimes. Worst of all, Homicide detective John Calvino is certain that his wife and three children are in mortal danger.
- When Red is Black, by Qiu Xiaolong.
A police procedural set in Modern Shanghai finds Chief Inspector Chen Cao and Detective Yu Guangming investigating the death of the novelist, and political dissident, Yin Lige.
- The Whispering Gallery, by Mark Sanderson.
London: 1937. When a man falls from a gallery in St. Paul's and lands on a priest, is it suicide or murder? When somebody starts mailing body parts to the Daily News does this mean that a serial killer is on the loose? As the questions pile up, Johnny Steadman will risk both life and limb to find the answers.
- Whiteout, by Ken Follett.
This chilling story features the intersection of industrial espionage, bioterrorism, and greed with a deadly Ebola-like virus called Madoba-2. Can Toni Gallo, an ex-cop turned security director at a bio-tech firm, prevent the 'bad guys' from stealing, and releasing, this deadly plague?
- Who Killed Falstaff?, by T. R. Burch.
This is a fast paced and intriguing mystery staring Olive Gill as the indomitable busy body who is out to solve a murder of Joe Murphy, an actor who was killed while playing the role of Falstaff.
- Wicked Business, by Janet Evanovich.
Lizzy and Diesel set out to find a murder and recover a priceless relic in this fast paced mystery.
- Wild Fire, by Nelson DeMille.
When a Federal Anti-Terrorist Task Force agent goes missing, it falls upon Detective John Corey and his wife, FBI Agent Kate Mayfield to uncover the truth. What they find turns even these hardened agents cold - a plot to destroy American cities with nuclear devices...
- Wild Thing, by Josh Bazell.
Dr. Pietro Brnwa is back, and he is still in a lot of trouble. Not only is the mob after him, but he's taken a job protecting a self-destructive palaeontologist hunting for mythical monsters. Can things get any worse for this former hitman?
- Wildcard, by Ken McClure.
Tasked with investigating a possible Ebola outbreak, Sci-Med investigator Steven Dunbar discovers that this is more than just a horrific outbreak. Wildcards, people unrelated to the primary case, begin dying throughout England. It is up to Dunbar to discover how all these wildcards are related and to stop the epidemic before all of England is consumed.
- The Winter Queen, by Boris Akunin.
The first installment in Akunin's acclaimed mystery series featuring the Russian detective, Erast Fandorin. In this installment he uncovers an international conspiracy while investigating the apparent suicide of a wealthy student.
- With No One As Witness, by Elizabeth George.
Lynley and Havers are back with Detective Sergeant Winston Nkata in the hunt for a serial killer who has murdered four youths.
- Without Fail, by Lee Child.
Jack Reacher has been hired to "pretend" to assassinate the Vice President Elect in order for his protection team to make sure that they have all their bases covered. Trouble is, there is someone, besides Jack, trying to kill the VP - and he's not pretending...
- The Witness for the Prosecution & Other Stories: 5 Complete Stories, by Agatha Christie.
A collection of Christie mysteries that includes: The Witness for the Prosecution, The Red Signal, The Fourth man, S.O.S., and The Mystery of the Blue Jar.
- Women's Murder Club: Box Set Volume I, by James Patterson.
This is an audiobook box set of the first three books in the Women's Murder Club series: 1st to Die, 2nd Chance, and 3rd Degree.
- Women's Murder Club Box Set, Volume 2, by James Patterson
This is an audiobook box set of books 4-6 in the Women's Murder Club series: The 4th of July, The 5th Horseman, and The 6th Target.
- Worst Case, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.
Detective Michael Bennett, a widower and father of ten children, is on the hunt for a serial kidnapper/killer who is kidnapping the children of wealthy families and then making the kids answer a quiz. If they give the wrong answer - they die. Can Bennett catch this maniac before the case is given to the FBI?
- Worth Dying For, by Lee Child.
Thereís deadly trouble in the corn country of Nebraska . . . and Jack Reacher walks right into it. First he falls foul of the Duncans, a local clan that has terrified an entire county into submission. But itís the unsolved case of a missing child, already decades-old, that Reacher canít let go.
- The Yiddish Policemen's Union, by Michael Chabon.
This is a quirky detective novel set in an alternate reality, where the Jewish survivors of the Holocaust found a homeland, albeit a temporary one, in Sitka, Alaska. The hero of this tale is Homicide Detective Meyer Landsman, and he has the job of solving a murder case that no one else seems to want solved.
- Your Heart Belongs to Me, by Dean Koontz.
Internet entrepreneur Ryan Perry seemed to have it all, until he was diagnosed with incurable cardiomyopathy. His only hope of survivial is a heart transplant. A year later, he is back on top, until a box of candies arrive with the ominous message, Your heart belongs to me...
- The Zebra-Striped Hearse, by Ross MacDonald.
This is a wonderfully crafted detective novel, full of dark images and unspoken evils. This is MacDonald's tenth novel featuring the detective Lew Archer. In this audio production, the novel is read by a full-cast.
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