On the Run!

Scarecrow

Matthew Reilly.

Thriller

IT IS THE GREATEST BOUNTY HUNT IN HISTORY FIFTEEN NAMES There are 15 targets, the finest warriors in the world-commandos, spies, terrorists. And they must all be dead by 12 noon, today. The price on their heads: almost $20 million each. ONE HERO Among the names on the target list, one stands out. An enigmatic Marine named Shane Schofield, call-sign: SCARECROW. NO LIMITS And so Schofield is plunged into a headlong race around the world, pursued by...


Undone

Karin Slaughter.

Thriller

In 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. Then, in one instant, Sara is thrust into a frantic police investigation, coming face-to-face with a tall driven detective and his quiet female partner.... In Undone , three unforgettable characters from Karin Slaughter's New York Times bestselling novels Faithl...


Wake up dead : a thriller

Roger Smith.

Thriller

An amphetamine-fueled thriller about a bombshell American widow on the run in Cape Town's violent badlandsâ??from a writer being compared to George Pelecanos and Richard Price A split-second decision with no second chance: get it wrong and you wake up dead. On a blowtorch-hot night in Cape Town, American ex-model Roxy Palmer and her gunrunner husband, Joe, are carjacked, leaving Joe lying in a pool of blood. As the carjackers make their getaway,...


The bell ringers

Henry Porter.

Thriller

Absorbing, eerie, and unsettlingly realistic, "The Bell Ringers" is a fearless, Orwellian work from a talented novelist writing at the top of his game.


Cut and run

Ridley Pearson.

Thriller

A spellbinding thriller pitting a U.S. federal marshal against the mob's most resourceful killer-in a race to save the woman he loves ix years ago witness protection agent Roland Larson did the unthinkable: he fell in love with Hope Stevens, a protected witness whose testimony had put away prominent members of the Romero crime family. They planned to 'cut and run' together, escaping from both the government and the mob, but in the end only Hope r...


Cold pursuit

Carla Neggers.

Mystery, Thriller

A prominent ambassador is killed in a suspicious hit-and-run in Washington, D.C. Hours later, his stepdaughter vanishes from the mountains of northern New England. Secret Service agent Jo Harper is drawn into the search, but she meets an unexpected challenge: Elijah Cameron. Original.


The spy who came for Christmas

David Morrell.

Thriller

It's Christmas Eve in Santa Fe. But among the revelers on Canyon Road, a decidedly unholy scene is taking place. A desperate man, dressed all in black, feverishly seeks refuge for himself and the squirming bundle he holds tightly against his breast. Agent Paul Kagan's bundle is a baby who has the power to change the course of global events. His pursuers are his former colleagues--members of the Russian mafia who will stop at nothing to accomplish...


Strong justice : a Caitlin Strong novel

Jon Land.

Thriller

F ifth-generation Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong is back, pursuing justice the Ranger way. She takes on the case of a Mexican girl on the run from white-slavers. For Caitlin, the case evokes memories of her legendary grandfather's run with the Rangers, even as it brings her face-to-face with a serial killer who's left a trail of bodies along the Mexico border. Pursuing the killer brings Caitlin to a sleepy Texas town suddenly riddled by violence and...


Thirteen hours

Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers.

Thriller, Mystery

When an American backpacker disappears in Cape Town, South Africa, panicked politicians know who to call: Detective Benny Griessel, who has just 13 hours to save the girl, save his career, and crack open a conspiracy which threatens the whole country.


Kill the messenger

by Tami Hoag.

Thriller, Mystery

In Hoag's latest "New York Times" bestseller, a grueling day in LA is about to get even worse for bike messenger Jace Damon when he makes a delivery to a sleazy lawyer, who is suddenly murdered.


A hidden affair

Pam Jenoff.

Thriller

PAST WARS, PAST LIVES, PAST LOVES . . . CAN WE EVER REALLY LET THEM GO . . . AND SHOULD WE? Ten years ago, U.S. State Department intelligence officer Jordan Weiss's life was turned upside down when she was told her college boyfriend, Jared, drowned in the River Cam. In a shocking discovery, though, she realizes that things weren't as they seemed and that she had been lied to and betrayed by those closest to her. Reeling from the shock-- and the k...


A darker place

Jack Higgins.

Thriller

The New York Times – bestselling author and “dean of intrigue novelists” returns with a remarkable novel of espionage and revenge. A famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper named Alexander Kurbsky is fed up with the Putin government and decides he wants to “disappear” into the West. He is under no illusions, however, about how the news will be greeted at home, having seen too many of his countrymen die mysteriously at the hands of the ...



Dark places

Gillian Flynn.

Thriller

I have a meanness inside me, real as an organ. Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." As her family lay dying, little Libby fled their tiny farmhouse into the freezing January snow. She lost some fingers and toes, but she survived-and famously testified that her fifteen-year-old brother, Ben, was the killer. Twenty-five years later, Ben sits in prison, and troubled Libby liv...


Money to burn : a novel of suspense

James Grippando.

Thriller

In this gripping stand-alone thriller ripped from the headlines, bestselling author Grippando explores a world in which the destruction of financial institutions and the people who run them can occur in a matter of hours--perhaps even minutes.


The finder

Colin Harrison.

Thriller

There's no doubt about it: Colin Harrison is a master storyteller. Critics and readers love his gripping, dark books. It's hardnotto get sucked into his world.Entertainment Weeklycalls him the Ã?"class act of the urban thriller,Ã?" Michiko Kakutani ofTheNew York Timeslauds him as Ã?"a master of mood and atmosphere,Ã?" andPublishers Weeklycrows that Harrison writesÃ?"like an angel.Ã?" Now the author ofThe Havana Room,Afterburn, andManhattanN...


The girl she used to be

David Cristofano.

Thriller

When Melody Grace McCartney was six years old, she and her parents witnessed an act of violence so brutal that it changed their lives forever. The federal government lured them into the Witness Protection Program with the promise of safety, and they went gratefully. But the program took Melody's name, her home, her innocence, and, ultimately, her family. She's been May Adams, Karen Smith, Anne Johnson, and countless others--everyone but the one p...


The extinction event

David Black.

Thriller

After Jack Slidell's discovery of his law partner's death in an apparent drug/sex killing, he and the beautiful Caroline Wonder are suddenly hurled into a race for their lives, a hair-raising odyssey filled with outrageous characters and violent suspense. Hit men and sinister government agencies hunt them at every turn, but their quest for justice determines more than the guilt or innocence of a dead friend: the fate of the earth and humanity's s...


Divine justice

David Baldacci.

Thriller

Following the instant # 1 New York Times bestseller Stone Cold, Oliver Stone and the Camel Club return in David Baldacci's most surprising thriller yet . . . Known by his alias, "Oliver Stone," John Carr is the most wanted man inAmerica. With two pulls of the trigger, the men who destroyed Stone's life and kept him in the shadows were finally silenced. But his freedom comes at a steep price: The assassinations he carried out prompt the highest le...