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A nasty piece of work / by Littell, Robert,1935-;
Former homicide detective and CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left behind the Afghanistan battlefield for a trailer in New Mexico to forge a new career as a private investigator. Out of nowhere comes Ornella Neppi, a woman making a mess of her uncle's bail bonds business. She asks Gunn to track down the source of her troubles, a name named Emilio Gava, who has jumped bail after being arrested for buying cocaine. But no photos of Gava seem to exist.
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Thriller.;
© 2014., Duckworth,
Available copies: 3 / Total copies: 3
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The stone boy / by Loubiere, Sophie.;
When the elderly Madame Preau returns to her own house after several years spent in a convalescent home, she immediately notices that the neighbourhood has changed. A new family has moved in next door and, from her window, she watches their three children playing in the garden after school. Two of the children seem perfectly healthy, but Madame Preau is struck by the third child, who seems listless and stands apart from the others. When she reports this to social services, they refuse to believe her. Cut off some years ago from her own grandson, she begins a mission to help this boy, even when those around her start to fear for her sanity.
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Thriller.;
© 2014., Trapdoor,
Available copies: 2 / Total copies: 3
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The dead ground / by McGowan, Claire.;
A month before Christmas, and Ballyterrin on the Irish border lies under a thick pall of snow. When a newborn baby goes missing from hospital, it's all too close to home for forensic psychologist Paula Maguire, who's wrestling with the hardest decision of her life. Then a woman is found in a stone circle with her stomach cut open and it's clear a brutal killer is on the loose. As another child is taken and a pregnant woman goes missing, Paula is caught up in the hunt for a killer no one can trace, who will stop at nothing to get what they want.
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Thriller.;
© 2014., Headline,
Available copies: 2 / Total copies: 3
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The frozen dead / by Minier, Bernard.; Anderson, Alison.;
The first victim is a horse: its headless body hangs suspended from the edge of a frozen cliff. On the same day as the gruesome discovery, a young psychiatrist starts her first job at a secure asylum for the criminally insane, just a few miles away. Commandant Servaz, a Toulouse city cop, can't believe he has been called out over the death of an animal. But there is something disturbing about this crime that he cannot ignore. Then DNA from one of the most notorious inmates of the asylum is found on the corpse - and a few days later the first murder takes place. In this snowbound valley, deep in the Pyrenees, a dark story of madness and revenge is unfolding. It will take all of Servaz's skill to solve it.
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Thriller.;
© 2014., Mulholland Books,
Available copies: 2 / Total copies: 2
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Red Joan / by Rooney, Jennie,1980-;
Joan Stanley has a secret. For 50 years she has been a loving mother, a doting grandmother and an occasional visitor to ballroom dancing and watercolour classes. Then one sunlit spring morning there is a knock on the door.
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Thriller.;
© 2014., Vintage Books,
Available copies: 3 / Total copies: 3
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The book of you / by Kendal, Claire.;
Clarissa is becoming more and more frightened of her colleague, Rafe. He won't leave her alone, and he refuses to take no for an answer. He is always there. Being selected for jury service is a relief. The courtroom is a safe haven, a place where Rafe can't be. But as a violent tale of kidnap and abuse unfolds, Clarissa begins to see parallels between her own situation and that of the young woman on the witness stand. Realizing that she bears the burden of proof, Clarissa unravels the twisted, macabre fairytale that Rafe has spun around them - and discovers that the ending he envisions is more terrifying than she could have imagined. But how do you protect yourself from an enemy no one else can see?
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Thriller.;
© 2014., HarperCollinsPublishers,
Available copies: 2 / Total copies: 2
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Dead letter drop / by James, Peter,1948-;
Max Flynn, undercover agent, has the unenviable job of spying on his own side. When to kill, who to kill, whether to kill are all questions which have to be answered at great speed if he wants to stay alive. But why does an innocuous airline ticket No. 14B matter so much? Who has gone to the trouble of committing suicide? And could Flynn's beautiful companion be a spy?
Subjects: Spy stories.; Thriller.;
© 2014., Pan Books,
Available copies: 2 / Total copies: 4
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Fatal impact / by Fox, Kathryn,1966-;
This is the new novel from Kathryn Fox, author of 'Malicious Intent', 'Without Consent' and 'Skin and Bone.'
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Thriller.;
© 2014., Hodder & Stoughton,
Available copies: 3 / Total copies: 3
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The killing machine / by Hunter, Phillip.;
Massive, glowering, and ugly as death, former soldier and ex-boxer Joe has always invited violence. But now Hackney's most vicious gangs all want to kill him. Why? As he tries to unravel the knot of events that have made him a target, Joe is drawn back into his past, back to the memory of the only woman he ever loved. Brenda was a prostitute who dreamed of something better. Now she's dead, and her murder, unsolved, haunts Joe every night.
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Thriller.;
© 2014., Head of Zeus,
Available copies: 1 / Total copies: 1
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The target / by Baldacci, David.;
The mission is to enter one of the most dangerous countries in the world. The target is one of the toughest to reach. The result could be momentous - or it could be Armageddon. There is no margin for error. US government operatives Will, Robie and Jessica Reel have to prove they are still the best team there is. But are they invincible when pitted against an agent whose training has been under conditions where most would perish?
Subjects: Suspense fiction.; Thriller.;
© 2014., Macmillan,
Available copies: 13 / Total copies: 18
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