WE’RE BACK in thriller mode with this month’s collection of new titles added to the Library shelves, beginning with the latest from one of our most popular writers, the prolific James Patterson.
There are also offerings from English writers Francis Spufford and Jane Fallon, Ricky Gervaise’s partner, and another in the Detective DD Warren series of novels from American writer Lisa Gardner.
by James Patterson
FIFTEEN MONTHS AGO, Detective Lindsay Boxer’s life was perfect…
With a beautiful baby daughter and doting husband, Joe, she felt nothing could go wrong. But Joe isn’t everything that Lindsay thought he was, and she’s still reeling from his betrayal as a wave of mysterious heart attacks strikes seemingly unrelated victims across San Fransisco.
And at the trial of a bomber Lindsay and Joe worked together to capture, the defence raises damning questions about Lindsay and Joe’s investigation.
A deadly conspiracy is working against Lindsay, and soon she could be the one on trial.
by Francis Spufford
NEW YORK, a small town on the tip of Manhatten Island, 1746.
One rainy evening, a charming and handsome young stranger fresh off the boat from England pitches up to a counting-house in Golden Hill Street, with a suspicious yet compelling proposition – he has an order for a thousand pounds in his pocket that he wishes to cash. But can he be trusted?
This is New York in its infancy, a place where a young man with a fast tongue can invent himself afresh, fall in love, and find a world of trouble…
My Sweet Revenge
by Jane Fallon
I WANT TO MAKE my husband fall back in love with me.
Let me explain. This isn’t an exercise in 1950s wifeydom, I haven’t been reading articles in old women’s magazines “20 ways to keep your man.” That couldn’t be further from the truth. I want him to fall back in love wth me so that when I tell him to get the hell out of my life he’ll care, he won’t just think “oh good.” I want it to hurt.
Paula has had Robert’s back since they got together as drama students. She gave up her dreams so he could make it. Now he’s one of the nation’s most popular actors. And Paula’s just discovered he’s having an affair.
She’s going to remind Robert just what he’s sacrificing and then she’s going to break his heart like he broke hers. It will be her greatest acting role ever.
Revenge is sweet, isn’t it ?
by Lisa Gardner
472 DAYS LOCKED in a pine box at the mercy of a madman. Flora Dane survived her hell with only one goal: develop all the deadly skills necessary to make sure she’s never caught again.
Detective D D Warren believes that Flora may be the key to finding missing college student Stacy Summers. But she must follow rules Flora has no interest in.
For Flora no risk is too great, no cost too high, even if it means playing into a predator’s hands. Two victims. One cop. Time is running out… if they’re going to find her.