The new short story from karin slaughter and lee child! jack reacher and Will Trent Twice the action. Twice the drama. Double the trouble. Will trent is undercover at Fort Knox. And the only option is for Jack Reacher and Will Trent to team up and play nicely. If they can….
The HeroTLS Books #ad - He demonstrates how hero stories continue to shape our world – arguing that we need them now more than ever. From the stone age to the greek Tragedies, from Shakespeare to Robin Hood, we have always had our heroes. The hero is at the centre of formative myths in every culture and persists to this day in world-conquering books, films and TV shows.
But why do these characters continue to inspire us, and why are they so central to storytelling?Scalpel-sharp on the roots of storytelling and enlightening on the history and science of myth, The Hero is essential reading for anyone trying to write or understand fiction. What makes a hero? who better to answer that question than lee child…‘it’s lee Child.
The Hero #ad - Why would you not read it?’ karin slaughter‘i don't know another author so skilled at making me turn the page’ The TimesIn his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion-selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age-old myth is a fundamental part of what makes us human.
Child teaches us how these stories still shape our minds and behaviour in an increasingly confusing modern world, demonstrates that however civilised we get, and with his trademark concision and wit, we’ll always need heroes.
Triptych: A Novel Will Trent Book 1Delacorte Press #ad - Among them is michael ormewood, a veteran detective whose marriage is hanging by a thread—and whose arrogance and explosive temper are threatening his career. In this gritty, the author of the bestselling grant County, series breaks thrilling new ground, weaving together the threads of a complex, gripping firecracker of a novel, Georgia, multilayered story with the skill of a master craftsman.
But unbeknownst to both of them, another player has entered the game: a loser ex-con who has stumbled upon the killer’s trail in the most coincidental of ways—and who may be the key to breaking the case wide open. And the people who are chasing him must cross those boundaries, too. And angie polaski, a beautiful vice cop who was once Michael’ s lover before she became his enemy.
Triptych: A Novel Will Trent Book 1 #ad - New york times bestseller • features a new introduction on the origins of the will Trent novels and Triptych’s place in the series From Atlanta’s wealthiest suburbs to its stark inner-city housing projects, a killer has crossed the boundaries of wealth and race. Packed with body-bending switchbacks, searing psychological suspense and human emotions, Triptych ratchets up the tension one revelation at a time as it races to a shattering and unforgettable climax.
The Last Widow: A Novel Will Trent Book 9William Morrow #ad - When the assailants abduct sara, will goes undercover to save her and prevent a massacre—putting his own life on the line for the woman and the country he loves. A devastating explosionone month later, the serenity of a sunny Sunday afternoon is shattered by the boom of a ground-shaking blast—followed by another seconds later.
The authorities are desperate to save the doctor who’s been vanished into thin air. Instant new york times bestseller! new york times bestselling author karin slaughter brings back Will Trent and Sara Linton in this superb and timely thriller full of devious twists, and shocking surprises you won’t see comingA mysterious kidnappingOn a hot summer night, disturbing secrets, a scientist from the Centers for Disease Control is grabbed by unknown assailants in a shopping center parking lot.
The Last Widow: A Novel Will Trent Book 9 #ad - . One of atlanta’s busiest and most important neighborhoods has been bombed—the location of Emory University, the FBI headquarters, two major hospitals, and the CDC. A diabolical enemy medical examiner sara linton and her partner Will Trent, an investigator with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, rush to the scene—and into the heart of a deadly conspiracy that threatens to destroy thousands of innocent lives.
Good and Valuable Consideration: Jack Reacher vs. Nick HellerSimon & Schuster #ad - In this short story from the thrilling anthology FaceOff, bestselling authors Lee Child and Joseph Finder—along with their popular series characters Jack Reacher and Nick Heller—team up for the first time ever. When jack reacher sits down to watch a baseball game at a Boston bar, he has no way of knowing what kind of trouble is about to walk in the door—and not just because he’s a Yankees fan in a Red Sox town.
For more exciting pairs, check out all eleven short stories in FaceOff! In this action-packed short story, reacher and a new acquaintance—Sox fan Nick Heller—find themselves drawn into a much less friendly rivalry when the guy sitting between them at the bar turns out to be a marked man.
James Penney's New Identity Thriller: Stories to Keep You Up All NightMIRA #ad - Don’t miss this heart-pumping tale of suspense! Now he’s been resurrected in a tale that features a brief glimpse of Jack Reacher’s early career. Before jack reacher became the seminal, nomadic hero he is today and #1 New York Times bestselling writer Lee Child reached his current iconic literary stature, there was James Penney, who we meet in this intense Thriller Short.
Though an interesting character, Penney was ultimately excised during the editing process and readers didn’t have the pleasure of meeting him. Originally published in thriller: stories to Keep You Up All Night, edited by James Patterson, in 2006. Penney was originally envisioned as a character in Child’s second Jack Reacher tale, Die Trying.
Criminal with bonus novella Snatched: A Novel Will Trent Book 6Dell #ad - Newly in love, he is beginning to put a difficult past behind him. Now these two dauntless investigators will each need to face down demons from the past if they are to prevent an even greater terror from being unleashed. It appears that the case that launched amanda’s career forty years ago has suddenly come back to life—and it involves the long-held mystery of Will’s birth and parentage.
. If you have a hunger for a rich and fulfilling novel then you owe it to yourself to pick up Criminal. Huffington post “a masterpiece of character, atmosphere and riveting suspense, Criminal is the most powerful and moving novel yet from one of the most gifted storytellers at work today. Chicago Daily Herald.
Criminal with bonus novella Snatched: A Novel Will Trent Book 6 #ad - New york times bestseller“a hold-on-to-your-hat, nail-biting story. The washington post “Slaughter’s best yet, by far. Lee child will trent is a brilliant agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Includes karin slaughter’s short story “Snatched” and a preview of the Will Trent novel Unseen“With every page of this story the tension mounts.
. Then a local college student goes missing, and Will is inexplicably kept off the case by his supervisor and mentor, deputy director Amanda Wagner. Decades before, when his father was imprisoned for murder, this was Will’s home.
Jack Reacher's RulesDelacorte Press #ad - Only one woman at a time. Never volunteer for anything. When in doubt, drink coffee. Show them what they’re messing with. Please note: jack reacher’s rules is a compilation of advice, wisdom, and facts from the Jack Reacher series of novels by #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child. Don’t break the furniture.
You don’t have to break the rules if you make the rules. Rule 3. I’ve got a rule: People mess with me at their own risk. Rule 5. Case in point: jack reacher, the two-fisted, quick-witted, “current poster-boy of American crime fiction” Los Angeles Times. Jack reacher’s rules is the ultimate fan’s guide to the world of reacher! featuring selections from all seventeen electrifying Jack Reacher novels and an introduction from Lee Child himself, this one-of-a-kind book compiles timeless advice from maverick former army cop Jack Reacher, the hero of Lee Child’s blockbuster thrillers and now the star of a major motion picture.
Jack Reacher's Rules #ad - My name is Jack Reacher. It features an introduction by Lee Child, but is not a Jack Reacher novel. Rule 1. Rule 2. No middle name, no address.
Fractured: A Novel Will Trent Book 2Delacorte Press #ad - New york times bestseller • features a new introduction on the origins of the will trent novels and Fractured’s place in the seriesAnsley Park is one of Atlanta’s most upscale neighborhoods—but in one gleaming mansion, in a teenager’s lavish bedroom, a girl has been savagely murdered. When another teenage girl goes missing, trent knows that this case, which started in the best of homes, is about to cut quick and deep through the ruins of perfect lives broken wide-open: where human demons emerge with a vengeance.
Trent soon sees something that the atlanta cops are missing, in a matrix of forensic evidence, something in the trail of blood, and in the eyes of the stunned mother. And in the hallway, her mother stands amid shattered glass, having killed her daughter’s attacker with her bare hands. Detective will trent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is one of the first on the scene.
Undone: A Novel Will Trent Book 3Delacorte Press #ad - Then he finds another victim. Wresting the case away from the local police chief, Will and his partner, Faith Mitchell—a woman keeping explosive secrets of her own—are called into a related investigation. In undone, three unforgettable characters from karin Slaughter’s New York Times bestselling novels Faithless and Fractured collide for the first time, entering an electrifying race against the clock—and a duel with unspeakable human evil.
In the backwoods of suburban Atlanta, where Sara’s patient was found, local police have set up their investigation. At the same time she has crafted a work of dazzling storytelling and spine-tingling mystery—as three people, each with their own wounds and their own secrets, are all that stands between a madman and his next crime.
Undone: A Novel Will Trent Book 3 #ad - For the two cops out on the hunt, the truth hits like a hammer: the killer’s torture chamber has been found, for the doctor trying to bring her patient back to life, but the killer is still at work. In her latest suspense masterpiece, Karin Slaughter weaves together the moving, powerful human stories of characters as real as they are complex and unforgettable.
Then, sara is thrust into a frantic police investigation, in one instant, coming face-to-face with a tall driven detective and his quiet female partner…. But georgia bureau of investigation detective will trent doesn’t wait for the go-ahead from his boss—he plunges through police lines, through the brooding woods, and single-handedly exposes a hidden house of horror buried beneath the earth.
Another woman—a smart, upscale, independent young mother—has been snatched. New york times bestseller • features a new introduction on the origins of the will trent novels and undone’s place in the seriesIn the trauma center of Atlanta’s busiest hospital, Sara Linton treats the city’s poor, wounded, and unlucky—and finds refuge from the tragedy that rocked her life in rural Grant County.
Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes Kindle SingleWitness Impulse #ad - Both taken off the street. Because girls are disappearing. A fellow student, Beatrice Oliver, is missing. A homeless woman called Mona-No-Name is missing. And she doesn't want to be next…Michael Connelly calls Karin Slaughter "unrivaled among thriller writers. This gripping, unforgettable short story proves why.
But instead she is frightened. And be sure to order karin's new novel, Pretty Girls, on sale September 29, 2015. A beautiful young girl was walking down the street―when suddenly…Julia Carroll knows that too many stories start that way. Both gone without a trace. Julia is determined to find out the reasons behind their disappearances.
Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes Kindle Single #ad - Beautiful, intelligent, a nineteen-year-old college freshman, she should be carefree.