Her father is dodging subpoenas for insider trading and can't be reached. It's up to the boyfriend, an ex-cop with a short temper, to find her. The kidnappers demand that her hedgefund-manager father deed over his old growth timber holdings. A new york times best-seller, by the mystery writers of america, Best Novel, his work has been nominated for an Edgar award, and awarded a Silver Dagger for Best Short Story by the Crime Writers Association of Great Britain.
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If this information is true, it will destabilize the nation. 2040: new york and Washington, DC are nuclear wastelands. Chicago is the site of a civil war battle. Countless other cities are simply abandoned. To survive, rakkim must become darwin’s assassin in a bloody, nerve-racking chase that takes them through the looking-glass world of the Islamic States of America, and culminates dramatically as Rakkim and Sarah battle to expose the truth to the entire world.
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An uneasy truce leaves the nation divided between an Islamic republic with its capital in Seattle and the Christian Bible Belt in the old South.
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The year is 2045 and a warrior battles to save America from an Islamic mastermind in this smart and violent futuristic thriller from New York Times bestselling author Robert Ferrigno. Weakened by their endless conflict, which has steadily encroached deep into the regions once called California, Arizona, New Mexico, both countries are now threatened by the expansionist dreams of the Aztlán Empire formerly known as Mexico to the south, and Texas.
The old one is aided by his sadistic, gravenholtz, carbon-skinned enforcer, whom Rakkim failed to kill in an earlier encounter and who now wishes to kill Rakkim and those he loves. Now more than one hundred and fifty years old, he is dying and unhappily knows it. Time is also running out for epps's archenemy, the Old One, the sly, immensely rich Muslim fanatic who seeks to create one world under his domination.
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Jefferson parker, private investigator Roland Ford hunts for a missing teenager and uncovers a dark conspiracy in his most personal case yet. When hired by a beautiful and enigmatic woman to find her missing younger sister, private investigator Roland Ford immediately senses that the case is not what it seems.
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. For readers who like a heavy dose of fun with their murder, from a virtuoso of the “darkly comic, this is crime fiction at its freshest, stylish literary thriller” Associated Press.
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After posting bail, the two abductors are murdered and Izzy disappears. What elvis uncovers is a twisted family story that involves corporate whistleblowing, huge amounts of cash, the Witness Relocation Program, and a long line of lies. Joe chases them down, and the two men are arrested. But what of all that did izzy know? Is she a perpetrator or a victim? And how far will Joe go to find out?
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The united states no longer exists, and in its place two new nations maintain an uneasy coexistence. New york and Washington, D. C. Have been leveled by nuclear bombs. In the second book of ferrigno's spectacular Assassin Trilogy, Rakkim Epps battles radical fundamentalist forces in a futuristic America, now a divided blood-soaked dystopia.
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Rakkim epps, retired shadow warrior, is sent on a perilous mission to infiltrate the Belt and steal or destroy the weapon. Will he survive? can america ever be unified again? The year is 2043. Rakkim epps, must be stopped, controlled, he realizes, or killed. A terrific stand-alone read, sins of the Assassin is a cinematic feast of action and plot, and verifies Robert Ferrigno's Assassin Trilogy as a monumental imaginative work of suspense.
A Small Town: A Novel of CrimeMysterious Press #ad - She’s placed on sabbatical to travel across the country learning advanced police procedures. And kill them. Her real job is to track down the infamous twelve. Then the mayor calls in Leah Hawkins, a local cop who lost a loved one that terrible night. An immense search ensues, but the twelve who plotted it all get away.
But when the surviving fugitives realize what she’s up to, a race to kill or be killed ensues in this non-stop tale of vengeance from the Edgar Award–winning author of The Butcher’s Boy. The newly freed prisoners rape, murder, and destroy the quiet community—burning down homes and businesses. When twelve inmates pull off an audacious prison break, it liberates more than a thousand convicts into the nearby small town.
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