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  • Sergio De La Pava

    From the acclaimed PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize-winning author of A Naked Singularity, a shockingly hilarious novel that tackles, with equal aplomb, both America’s most popular sport and its criminal justice system   From Paterson, New Jersey, to Rikers Island to the streets of New York City, Sergio de la Pava’s Lost Empress introduces readers to a cast of characters unlike any other in modern fiction: dreamers and exiles, immigrants and night-shift workers, a lonely pastor and others on the fringes of society—each with their own impact on the fragile universe they navigate.   Nina Gill, daughter of the aging owner of the Dallas Cowboys, was instrumental in...read more

  • John Sandford

    Abridged CDs, 5 CDs, 6 hours Read by Richard Ferrone The brilliant new Lucas Davenport thriller from the #1 New York Times-bestselling...read more

  • Ruta Sepetys

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Salt to the Sea and Between Shades of Gray comes a gripping, extraordinary portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship. Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming promise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of an oil tycoon, who arrives in Madrid with his parents hoping to connect with the country of his mother's birth through the lens of his camera. Photography--and fate--introduce him to Ana, whose...read more

  • Otto Penzler

    From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and John D. MacDonald got their start in Black Mask. The urban crime stories that appeared in Black Mask helped to shape American culture. Modern computer games, films, and television are rooted in the fiction popularized by “the seminal and venerated mystery pulp magazine” (Booklist).Otto Penzler selected and wrote introductions to the best of the best, the darkest of these dark, vintage stories for the collection The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask...read more

  • Richard Montanari

    In his sleek, visceral novels Deviant Way, Kiss of Evil, and The Violet Hour, Richard Montanari slammed into the suspense field like a force of nature. Now Montanari has written an astounding novel that pits two besieged detectives against a fiercely intelligent serial killer. Sprawling beneath the statue of William Penn, Philadelphia is a city of downtrodden crack houses and upscale brownstones. Somewhere in this concrete crazy quilt, one teenage Catholic girl is writing in her diary, another is pouring her heart out to a friend, and yet another is praying. And somewhere in this city is a man who wants these young women to make his macabre fantasy become reality. In a passion play of...read more

  • Les Standiford

    When Presidential Deal hit the best-seller lists, fans of Les Standiford's other books, including Done Deal, and Raw Deal rejoiced. They already knew what new readers would find: taut suspense, tough characters, and a superb sense of mood. Now in Black Mountain, Standiford combines high-country adventure with a tale of ruthless revenge. Black Mountain looms on the horizon east of Yellowstone. When New York's governor goes there on vacation, policeman Richard Corrigan is an unofficial part of the security team. The first 'accident' occurs when the seaplane explodes after dropping them at the campsite. The second is clearly murder. One by one, members of the camping trip fall under the hands...read more

  • Howard Swindle

    A writer-at-large for the Dallas Morning News, Howard Swindle has been nominated for an Edgar Award and has received national attention for his first novel, Jitter Joint. Swindle's flair for edgy suspense is sharply defined in this successor, which challenges Dallas homicide detective Jeb Quinlin with a perplexing and far-reaching case. Newspaper reporter Richard Carlisle is not liked or admired by his colleagues. When his body is discovered by the side of a road, no one sheds any tears. What the autopsy report reveals, however, catches Detective Quinlin's attention. Instead of a bullet or knife, the unlucky reporter was murdered by an injection of snake venom. What was the young man...read more

  • Chris Mooney

    Chris Mooney's breathtaking debut thriller catapults him into the ranks of such renowned suspense writers as Thomas Harris, John Sandford, and James Patterson. Unimaginable horror, shocking violence, and astonishing unpredictability blend to create a gripping study of psychological terror. Jack Casey was the FBI's best profiler until a madman forced him to watch the brutal murder of his pregnant wife. Six years later, he's rebuilding his life as a small town cop. But suddenly, a killer known as the Sandman is in town, torturing and murdering entire families at a time. The Sandman knows all the sordid details of Jack's past, and he's using them to taunt him. Can Jack face his demons and risk...read more

  • Otto Penzler

    From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and John D. MacDonald got their start in Black Mask. The urban crime stories that appeared in Black Mask helped to shape American culture. Modern computer games, films, and television are rooted in the fiction popularized by “the seminal and venerated mystery pulp magazine” (Booklist).Otto Penzler selected and wrote introductions to the best of the best, the darkest of these dark, vintage stories for the collection The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask...read more

  • Otto Penzler

    From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and John D. MacDonald got their start in Black Mask. The urban crime stories that appeared in Black Mask helped to shape American culture. Modern computer games, films, and television are rooted in the fiction popularized by “the seminal and venerated mystery pulp magazine” (Booklist).Otto Penzler selected and wrote introductions to the best of the best, the darkest of these dark, vintage stories for the collection The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask...read more

  • Bill Myers

    Bill Myers' works have sold over three million copies and won more than 40 national and international awards. In books like Eli (K0016), Threshold (K0036) and now Blood of Heaven, he combines elements of science and scripture into provocative page-turners. A small section of vine with bloodstained thorns has been encased in candle wax for centuries--and some believe the blood came from Christ. Convicted killer and death-row inmate Michael Coleman agrees to have the genes from the mysterious blood planted into his body. The results are so astonishing that the research must continue outside prison walls. But nobody can predict what will happen when Coleman assumes a new identity and reenters...read more

  • Eli

    Bill Myers

    Writer and director Bill Myers has won over 40 national and international awards and sold more than four million copies of his books and videos worldwide. In Eli, he creates a fascinating scenario that reaches to the heart of Christian faith. When Conrad Davis crashes his car, he should be dead. Instead, he finds himself in a parallel universe with a single difference from ours-Jesus Christ did not come 2000 years ago! Conrad finds himself in the midst of events surrounding a man named Eli-events that carry strong contemporary echoes of the life of Jesus. Following Eli, Conrad is challenged to accept what he witnesses, just as Christ's apostles must have been challenged. Eli gives a unique...read more

  • Matt Braun

    Matt Braun turns the classic elements of tough men and rough land into westerns that ring with authenticity. A native of the West and author of 31 novels, he bases many of his book on historic records. Deadwood draws on accounts of the infamous Butch Cassidy and his gang. The mountains and canyons of Dakota Territory create the perfect hideout for lawless men-Hole-in-the-Wall. It is into this wilderness that Luke Starbuck must ride. A manhunter determined to catch his prey, he knows that he's riding into a trap. He just doesn't know who has set it. Deadwood takes listeners deep into a world of conspiracy and danger, where Luke Starbuck will have to rely on his wits as much as his guns....read more

  • Laurence Shames

    Top-notch suspense and 'killer' comedy merge in this rollicking national best-seller filled with funky characters, resounding dialogue and inappropriately named 'wise' guys. In the grand tradition of Elmore Leonard, Laurence Shames creates an outrageous heavyweight thriller that's heavy on atmosphere and action. Joey Goldman is a low level New York hustler. He's taking a working vacation in South Florida, and looking to score big with a time-share scam. His half brother Gino Delgatto is a man in need of a fall guy. When they meet in Key West, the term 'dysfunctional family' takes on a new meaning. Will one of them succeed, or will the Miami mob find an eye-popping way to dispose of them...read more

  • James Mills

    In the corridors of Washington, D.C., information is a powerful weapon. Let award-winning journalist and best-selling author James Mills take you into a world of political intrigue, where a splinter of rumor can cripple the strongest reputation. Judge Gus Parham has been nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court. His record is exemplary; his appointment seems certain. How, then, did someone discover a chapter from his past that he thought was dead? Suddenly, Gus is fighting not only for his own career, but for the safety of his family. As Gus struggles to deflect the curiosity of the media and attacks from opponents, he is racing to win one of the most important votes in his life. Conveying the...read more

  • Lawrence Block

    In this first in a series of wickedly funny mysteries, best-selling author Lawrence Block introduces Bernie Rhodenbarr, sometimes burglar, sometimes sleuth. Pulling only an occasional, very discreet job, Bernie manages to maintain his comfortable New York City apartment and keep his unorthodox vocation a closely-guarded secret. Every burglar knows never to trust anonymous phone calls. But when the caller offers easy money for an hour's work, Bernie can't ignore the job. All he has to do is find a blue box in an empty apartment. But the valuable box is nowhere to be found. The occupant is, however-and he's dead. Suddenly Bernie finds himself the object of a massive man hunt, wanted for both...read more

  • Tim LaHaye

    What would happen if millions of people around the world suddenly disappeared one day? In this fascinating apocalyptic thriller, best-selling Christian inspirational authors LaHaye and Jenkins pool their considerable talents to answer that question. Narrator Richard Ferrone's unusually deep and hypnotic voice will keep you right in the middle of this not-unimaginable end of the world nightmare. Pilot Rayford Steele is contemplating adultery with a young flight attendant when over 100 of his passengers simply vanish, leaving vacated clothes and bewildered companions. Rayford and the others left behind must deal with mass chaos on top of personal loss. Among the passengers still left is star...read more

  • Tim Lahaye

    The Left Behind series is the fastest-selling Christian series ever. Each volume immediately hits best-seller lists and has thrilled millions of readers worldwide. As the sixth volume, Assassins, follows the fulfillment of Biblical prophecy, terrifying portents of judgement appear. It is now thirty-eight months into the Tribulation. Giant horsemen ride the earth, scorching thousands with their fiery wrath. The believers in Christ, finding sanctuary in safe houses, continue to receive spiritual strength from their leader. But one of the faithful, desperate to hasten events, is secretly planning to assassinate the Antichrist, Nicolae Carpathia. Educator and lecturer Tim LaHaye has made a...read more

  • Tim Lahaye

    When Left Behind, the first book in LaHaye and Jenkins' inspirational saga, was published, it attracted millions of fans worldwide. Since then, each succeeding book has joined it on best-seller lists. Apollyon, the fifth volume, is a thrilling continuation of the battle between the followers of Christ and the forces of Nicolae, the Antichrist. The Tribulation Force is gathering in Jerusalem, where thousands of the faithful are receiving crucial teachings from their leader. They must be prepared for the fourth Trumpet Judgement prophesied in Revelations. Soon, even the sun will be affected, and a plague of anguish will be released on earth. As the Tribulation Force continues its dramatic...read more

  • Tim LaHaye

    The apocalyptic saga, which includes Left Behind and Tribulation Force, continues in the exciting third volume of this best-selling series. In Nicolae, as the dramatic fulfillment of Biblical prophecy is unleashed upon an astonished world, World War III begins. Although the small band of believers called Tribulation Force have been scattered by the outbreak of the war, they draw strength from their faith in Christ. Still working for Nicolae Carpathia, the evil world leader, Rayford Steele helps the believers by passing on information about Nicolae's devastating plans. But spiritual forces have an even greater use for Steele in their battle against the Antichrist. The works of inspirational...read more