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    “An uncomfortably plausible tale . . . Barclay's pacing is impeccable. . . . A page-turner that keeps the reader guessing until the end.”—Denver Post Tim Blake is an average guy. He sells cars. He has an ex-wife who’s moved in with another man. It’s not a life without hassles, but nothing will prepare him for when his daughter, Sydney, vanishes into thin air.  At the hotel where she supposedly worked, no one has ever heard of her. Even her closest friends seem to be at a loss. As he retraces Sydney’s steps, Tim discovers that the suburban Connecticut town he always thought of as idyllic is anything but. What he doesn’t know is that his...read more

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    Glen Garber, a contractor, has seen his business shaken by the housing crisis, and now his wife, Sheila, is taking a business course at night to increase her chances of landing a good-paying job. But she should have been home by now. With their eight-year-old daughter sleeping soundly, Glen soon finds his worst fears confirmed: Sheila and two others have been killed in a car accident. Grieving and in denial, Glen resolves to investigate the accident himself—and begins to uncover layers of lawlessness beneath the placid surface of their Connecticut suburb, secret after dangerous secret behind the closed doors. Propelled into a vortex of corruption and illegal activity, pursued by...read more

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    A warm summer Saturday. An amusement park. David Harwood is glad to be spending some quality time with his wife, Jan, and their four-year-old son. But what begins as a pleasant family outing turns into a nightmare after an inexplicable disappearance. A frantic search only leads to an even more shocking and harrowing turn of events. Until this terrifying moment, David Harwood is just a small-town reporter in need of a break. His paper, the Promise Falls Standard, is struggling to survive. Then he gets a lead that just might be the answer to his prayers: a potential scandal involving a controversial development project for the outskirts of this picturesque upstate New York town. It’s a...read more

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    The house was deathly quiet. That was the first sign that something was terribly wrong. Fourteen-year-old Cynthia Bigge woke that morning to find herself alone. Her family—mother, father, and brother—had vanished without a word, without a note, without a trace. Twenty-five years later, Cynthia is still looking for answers. Now she is about to learn the devastating truth Cynthia and Terry Archer still live in Milford, Connecticut, not far from the old Bigge house on Hickory Street. With a solid marriage and a young daughter, the Archers seem on track for a successful future. But the questions raised by Cynthia’s past still haunt her, and her obsession to find the answers...read more

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    The internationally bestselling author of No Time for Goodbye returns with a haunting psychological thriller that blends the twists and chills of Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe with the driving suspense of Dennis Lehane and Harlan Coben, in which a man hears sounds that quite possibly emanate from the dead. Paul Davis is hearing some very strange noises in the night. He hears the clickety-click of a manual typewriter--as if someone is vigorously tapping the keys. The eerie sounds began soon after his wife, Charlotte, bought him a classic antique Underwood. But only Paul can hear the noise coming from downstairs; Charlotte doesn't hear anything unusual. Is Paul losing his...read more

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    The Incredible Journey meets Gordon Korman's On the Run in this exciting middle-grade thriller. Chipper is a very special dog. He's part of a multi-million-dollar experiment at a secret organization known only as The Institute. The Institute has been experimenting with dogs, melding them with state-of-the-art computer technology. But there's a problem with Chipper. His natural dog instincts often overrule his computer side. No matter what he's doing, if he sees a squirrel or a mouse, he'll drop everything to chase it. So The Institute has decided it's time to pull the plug on Chipper. Chipper manages a daring escape with a destination in mind, but a team from The Institute, led by the...read more

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    From the New York Times bestselling author of No Safe House comes an explosive novel about the disturbing secrets of a quiet small town.. After his wife's death and the collapse of his newspaper, David Harwood has no choice but to uproot his nine-year-old son and move back into his childhood home in Promise Falls, New York. David believes his life is in free fall, and he can't find a way to stop his descent. Then he comes across a family secret of epic proportions. A year after a devastating miscarriage, David's cousin Marla has continued to struggle. But when David's mother asks him to check on her, he's horrified to discover that she's been secretly raising a child who is not her own-a...read more

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    The New York Times bestselling author of No Time for Goodbye returns with a haunting psychological thriller that blends the twists and turns of Gillian Flynn with the driving suspense of Harlan Coben, in which a man is troubled by odd sounds for which there is no rational explanation. College professor Paul Davis is a normal guy with a normal life. Until, driving along a deserted road late one night, he surprises a murderer disposing of a couple of bodies. That’s when Paul’s 'normal' existence is turned upside down. After nearly losing his own life in that encounter, he finds himself battling PTSD, depression, and severe problems at work. His wife, Charlotte, desperate to cheer him...read more

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    Thomas Kilbride hat ein Problem: Als er an seinem Computer einen virtuellen Spaziergang durch Manhattan unternimmt - sieht er plötzlich im Fenster eines Hauses einen Menschen, über dessen Kopf eine Plastiktüte gestülpt ist. Erinnerungen werden in ihm wach an etwas ähnliches, das er vor Jahren erlebt hat: Ein Junge, am Fenster stehend, verängstigt und wehrlos. Thomas will der Sache auf den Grund gehen. Doch vielleicht hat er sich auch alles nur eingebildet? Schließlich leidet er an Schizophrenie...read more

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    In einer regnerischen Nacht nimmt Privatdetektiv Cal Weaver auf der Landstraße nahe der Niagarafälle eine junge Anhalterin im Auto mit. Das Mädchen mit Namen Claire ist eine Bekannte seines kürzlich verstorbenen Sohnes. Sie wirkt verängstigt und nervös. Bei einem kurzen Zwischenstopp steigt nicht Claire, sondern eine Doppelgängerin ins Auto. Erst unterwegs bemerkt Cal den Unterschied. Als er anhält und die Unbekannte nach ihrem Namen fragt, verlässt diese fluchtartig das Auto. Am nächsten Tag bekommt Cal Besuch von der Polizei: Claire ist verschwunden ... und plötzlich steht Cal unter...read more

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    Glen Barber no es la única persona en el pequeño pueblo de Milford, Connecticut, que tiene quebraderos de cabeza. La crisis económica ha puesto su negocio de construcción en una situación más que comprometida y, después de que un misterioso incendio redujera a cenizas una de sus obras, las cosas no han hecho más que empeorar. Su esposa, Sheila, tiene sus propios planes para sacarlos del atolladero, pero entonces tiene un accidente y los sueños de prosperidad se desvanecen en una neblina de desesperación, dolor y rabia. En busca de respuestas, Glen comenzará a indagar en las circunstancias del trágico incidente solo para descubrir el lado oscuro de la idílica vecindad de...read more

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    The New York Times bestselling author of Elevator Pitch and master of psychological suspense returns with a riveting thriller in which the possible heirs of a dying tech millionaire are mysteriously being eliminated, one by one. “Find You First starts with a bang and ends with an even bigger one. . . . It’s the best book of his career.”  — Stephen King Tech millionaire Miles Cookson has more money than he can ever spend, and everything he could dream of—except time. He has recently been diagnosed with a terminal illness, and there is a fifty percent chance that it can be passed on to the next generation. For Miles, this means taking a long hard look at his past ....read more

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    A missing woman. A husband suspected. The truth will . . . TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY From the New York Times bestselling author of Find You First and Elevator Pitch comes a gripping psychological thriller about a formerly missing woman who has suddenly returned under mysterious circumstances. One weekend, while Andrew Mason was on a fishing trip, his wife, Brie, vanished without a trace. Most everyone assumed Andy had got away with murder—it’s always the husband, isn’t it?—but the police could never build a strong case against him. For a while, Andy hit rock bottom—he drank too much to numb the pain, was abandoned by all his friends save one,...read more

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    Pewnego ranka, którego nigdy nie zapomni, Cynthia Archer budzi si? z okropnym kacem i poczuciem, ?e czeka j? przeprawa z rodzicami. Tymczasem dom jest pusty. Rodzice i starszy brat znikn?li bez ?ladu. Poszukiwania zako?czy?y si? ca?kowitym niepowodzeniem. Dziewczyna nie znalaz?a odpowiedzi na dr?cz?ce j? pytania: Czy rodziców i brata zamordowano? Je?li tak, to czemu jej darowano ?ycie? A je?li ?yj?, dlaczego porzucili j? w tak okrutny sposób? Dwadzie?cia pi?? lat pó?niej Cynthia zgadza si? wzi?? udzia? w telewizyjnym programie dokumentalnym, w nadziei, ?e kto? sobie co? przypomni o tamtej sprawie sprzed lat. Pewnego dnia dostaje list. Jego tre?? nie ma sensu, a mimo to Cynthi?...read more

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    Autor de novelas incluidas en la lista de libros más vendidos del New York Times Cuando los vecinos de al lado de la familia Cutter, los Langley, mueren asesinados en su propia casa una calurosa noche de agosto, el mundo de los Cutter cambia para siempre. Que hayan ocurrido muertes tan violentas tan cerca de ellos, en los suburbios de Promise Falls, es escandaloso, pero al menos los Cutter pueden consolarse pensando de que los rayos nunca caen dos veces en el mismo sitio. A menos, por supuesto, que los asesinos se hayan equivocado de casa. Al principio la idea parece alocada, pero cada uno de los miembros de la familia Cutter guarda un secreto que preferirían mantener enterrado....read more

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    Ohne ein Wort verschwinden ein es Nachts die Eltern und der Bruder der vierzehnjährigen Cynthia. Spurlos. Fünfundzwanzig Jahre vergehen, bis die junge Frau den Mut aufbringt, sich auf die Suche zu machen. Als ein TV-Sender eine Reportage über ihre Erinnerungen ausstrahlt, geschehen plötzlich seltsame Dinge. Das Böse aus der Vergangenheit kehrt zurück und droht Cynthias Leben nun endgültig zu zerstören. Der spannende Thriller, gelesen von Frank Arnold, ist jetzt endlich auch ungekürzt mit 15 Stunden Laufzeit...read more

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    Su hija ha desaparecido. Y eso es solo el comienzo. Una noche, tu hija no vuelve a casa de su trabajo de verano. Vas allí a buscarla. Nadie la ha visto. Pero se pone peor. Nadie la ha visto nunca. ¿Entonces adónde ha estado yendo todos los días? ¿Y dónde está ahora? El peor día de la vida de Tim Blake comenzó cuando le preparó el desayuno a su hija Sydney, de diecisiete años. Syd estaba viviendo con él por el verano mientras trabajaba en el hotel Just Inn Time, aunque Tim no sabía cuál era su trabajo allí. Él tenía esperanzas de que el tiempo de calidad que pasaba con su hija la ayudaría a procesar su divorcio. Cuando Sydney no llegó a casa en el horario...read more

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    Najgorszy dzień w życiu Tima Blake'a zaczął się od śniadania. Robił je dla siedemnastoletniej córki Sydney, która pracowała dorywczo w pewnym hotelu. Gdy po pracy nie wróciła do domu i nie odpowiadała na jego telefony, Tim zgłosił zaginięcie córki, a jednocześnie postanowił sam jej szukać. Tylko jedno utrzymuje go w przekonaniu, że do najgorszego jeszcze nie doszło: to, że podobnie jak on, szukają jej jacyś ludzie - ludzie gotowi zabić, by ją odnaleźć. Pytanie tylko: kto będzie...read more

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    Cierpiący na schizofrenię Thomas Kilbride uważa swój pokój za bezpieczną twierdzę, której stara się nigdy nie opuszczać. Jego obsesją jest analizowanie map. Za pomocą programu Whirl360 Thomas może podróżować po całym świecie, nie wychodząc z pokoju. Ogląda ulicę po ulicy, zapamiętując najdrobniejsze szczegóły, zapisując w pamięci poszczególne budynki oraz twarze ludzi uchwycone na ekranie komputera. Pewnego dnia, zwiedzając jedną z ulic w centrum Nowego Jorku, Thomas dostrzega w oknie mijanego domu przerażającą scenę. Podejrzewa, że jest świadkiem brutalnego morderstwa. Postanawia zwierzyć się swojemu bratu, Rayowi, który jest jego opiekunem,...read more