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Suspense fiction

  • Author:
    Ford, Rhys
    Summary:

    He was dead. And it was murder most foul. If erasing a man’s existence could even be called murder. When Damien Mitchell wakes, he finds himself without a life or a name. The Montana asylum’s doctors tell him he’s delusional and his...

  • Author:
    Ruth Rendell
    Summary:

    Mix Cellini is superstitious about the number thirteen. In St Blaise House where he lives, there are thirteen steps down to the landing below his rooms. His landlady, Gwendolen Chawcer, who was born in the house, is blind to the decay...

  • Author:
    ROBERTS, Nora
    Summary:

    Sophia is the pride of the Giambelli family and excels at her job as top PR executive at the Giambelli winery. But things are about to change.

  • Author:
    Clive Cussler
    Summary:

    In 1908, a brilliant American battleship gun designer dies in a sensational apparent suicide. The man’s grief-stricken daughter turns to the legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency to clear her father’s name. Van Dorn...

  • Author:
    Khoury, Raymond
    Summary:

    On a ship anchored near the Antarctic ice shelf, a live CNN interview is sidetracked by a pulsating orb of shimmering light that dwarfs the ship with radiant splendor--and stuns a worldwide television audience. Soon this incredible...

  • Author:
    Robbins, Harold; Podrug, Junius
    Summary:

    "The man on the other end of the phone should be dead. Sir Henri Lipton, wanted on three continents for looting and smuggling art and precious antiques, had destroyed Madison Dupre's career before supposedly kicking the bucket...

  • Author:
    HOLT, Victoria
    Summary:

    When Nora Tamsin arrives in Australia she finds herself under the guardianship of the terrifying but irresistibly fascinating Charles Herrick, known as the Lynx. Everyone around her seems to be obsessed with the search for gold, an...

  • Author:
    Penelope Lively
    Summary:

    A compelling story of suspense, deceit and discovery from the Booker Prize Winning author Searching through a little-used cupboard at home, TV history man Glyn Peters chances upon a photograph he has never seen. Taken in high summer,...

  • Author:
    Barbara Cleverly
    Summary:

    India 1922. The wives of officers in the Bengal Greys have been dying violently, one every year and always in March. The only link between the deaths is the small red roses that mysteriously appear on the women's graves on the...

  • Author:
    GRISHAM, John
    Summary:

    Reluctantly, Clay Carter takes on what seems to be the mundane case of a young man charged with a random street killing. Digging into his client's background, he stumbles on a conspiracy that could make him the legal profession...

  • Author:
    Wiesel, Elie
    Summary:

    A plane headed from New York to Tel Aviv is forced to crash land at a small airport, and five survivors are given shelter in a nearby home. Once they are locked in, their enigmatic host tells them he is their judge, and they must reveal...

  • Author:
    Johnson, Craig
    Summary:

    Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear embark on their latest adventure in this novella set in the world of Craig Johnson's New York Times bestselling Longmire series-the basis for the hit drama Longmire, now on Netflix. When...

  • Author:
    Stone, David
    Summary:

    When his "company" friend is gruesomely slain in a sleepy Tuscan village and the dead man's family later butchered in their London home, CIA "fixer" Micah Dalton takes action. Soon he is on the trail of an elusive fiend whose flair for...

  • Author:
    Kuipers, Alice
    Summary:

    Callie is shocked when her friend Ivy reappears after an unexplained three-year absence, but the girls pick up where they left off, and suddenly Callie's summer is full of parties, boys and fun. Beneath the surface, things aren...

  • Author:
    John le Carř
    Summary:

    "Frightening, heartbreaking and exquisitely calibrated, John le Carre?'s ... novel opens with the gruesome murder of the young and beautiful Tessa Quayle near Lake Turkana in Northern Kenya, the birthplace of mankind. He...

  • Author:
    BALDACCI, David
    Summary:

    The man known as Oliver Stone has no official past. He spends most days as a protester camped opposite the White House. His only goal is to keep watch on Washington politics and expose corruption wherever he finds it. But the stakes are...

  • Author:
    COLE, Martina
    Summary:

    Imelda Dooley is scared. She's pregnant and now she's on her own. Her father, not a man to mess with, will see that somebody pays. So Imelda Dooley tells a lie that literally causes murders. When Mary Dooley's husband is...

  • Author:
    GRISHAM, John
    Summary:

    In his final hours in the Oval Office the outgoing President grants a controversial last minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison.

  • Author:
    CRICHTON, Michael
    Summary:

    n Paris, a physicist dies after performing a laboratory experiment for a beautiful visitor. In the jungles of Malaysia, a mysterious buyer purchases deadly cavitation technology, built to his specifications. In Vancouver, a small...

  • Author:
    Weaver, Keith
    Summary:

    Ryan Chandler, a successful but apathetic student, drops out of university and is soon leading a rudderless existence. Living at home, working a dead-end part-time job, but deeply dissatisfied, he accepts a rare opportunity to pursue...

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