In the aftermath of a mystery magazine publisher's untimely murder, Ann Arbor detective Elizabeth Waishkey wonders if David Loogan, a man with a violent past who was having an affair with the victim's wife, is responsible for the crime, or an ally who could help her to solve the case.
Dr. Alex Hoffmann has developed a revolutionary form of artificial intelligence that predicts movements in the financial markets. He is a legend among the secretive circles of the ultrarich; his hedge fund based in Geneva makes billions. But after a sinister intruder breaches the security of his mansion, Hoffmann must discover who is trying to destroy him.
After witnessing an attack on a Hurricane Katrina survivor by a Los Angeles protection gang, Joe Pike offers help to the victim's niece before discovering that she is not who she seems and that she is also being targeted by federal agents.
Hired along with Joe Pike to investigate the alleged kidnapping of a wealthy industrialist's son, Elvis Cole quickly disproves police theories and goes undercover to infiltrate a ring of professional border kidnappers — only to be abducted himself.
Rookie Border Patrol agent Valentine Pescatore is recruited as an informant by a beautiful U.S. agent investigating a powerful Mexican crime family and is plunged into the lawless "triple border" region of South America in a showdown of violence and betrayal.
In a story written from Sneaky Pie's perspective, the intrepid feline sleuth temporarily halts her busy writing career to run for president, a campaign marked by a revolutionary animal-rights agenda and a frisky flock of prospective cabinet members.
Pak Jun Do, the son of an influential man who runs an orphan work camp, rises to prominence using instinctive talents and eventually becomes a professional kidnapper and romantic rival to Kim Jong Il.
After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore an abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, discovering that the children once kept there — including his own grandfather — may have been dangerous, and may be still alive.
Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir's Academy, where one girl focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks and sinister plots.
When 17-year-old Bella Swan leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Wash., she meets Edward, an exquisitely handsome boy at school, for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction, and who she comes to realize is not wholly human. Bella must choose between vampire Edward and werewolf Jacob, while avoiding the attentions of less friendly vampires.
One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin "Q" Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life, until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q's neighbor and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears.
Traumatized by a car accident in which a student was killed, Carly Chase learns that the drivers of the other two cars were subsequently tortured and murdered, leading her to seek protection from Detective Superintendent Roy Grace of the Sussex Police.
The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo — and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up
People Who Eat Darkness looks at the disappearance and murder of Lucie Blackman in Tokyo, following every step of the investigation and offering a grim portrait of her suspected killer.