Description : My life had always been blissfully, wonderfully normal. But it only took one moment to change everything. Suddenly, my sister, Georgia and I were orphans. We put our lives into storage and moved to Paris to live with my grandparents. And I knew my shattered heart, my shattered life, would never feel normal again. Then I met Vincent. Mysterious, sexy and unnervingly charming, Vincent Delacroix appeared out of nowhere and swept me off my feet. Just like that, I was in danger of losing my heart all over again. But I was ready to let it happen. Of course, nothing is ever that easy. Because Vincent is no normal human. He has a terrifying destiny, one that puts his life at risk every day. He also has enemies. . .immortal, murderous enemies who are determined to destroy him and all of his kind.
Description : A killer with a passion for the past, his victims tortured beyond endurance, and all done in the name of a game: DIE FOR ME is bestselling Karen Rose at her most chilling best. Part of the Philadelphia/Atlanta series. 'Delivers the kind of high-wire suspense that keeps you riveted to the edge of your seat' Lisa Gardner. A multimedia designer is hard at work. His latest computer game, Inquisitor, heralds a new era in state-of-the-art graphics. But there's only one way to ensure that the death scenes are realistic enough... In an isolated field in Philapelphia, Detective Ciccotelli's day begins with one grave, one body and no murder weapon. It ends with sixteen graves, but only nine bodies and the realisation that the killer is going to strike again. When it's discovered that the murder weapons are similar to those used in medieval torture, Ciccotelli, knowing he's going up against the most dangerous opponent of his career, enlists the help of archaeologist Sophie Johannsen to find the killer. Let the games begin...
Description : A killer with a passion for the past, his victims tortured beyond endurance, and all done in the name of a game: DIE FOR ME is bestselling Karen Rose at her most chilling best. Part of the Philadelphia/Atlanta series. 'Delivers the kind of high-wire suspense that keeps you riveted to the edge of your seat' Lisa Gardner. When a multimedia games designer decides to take his research to the next level for his new game, The Inquisitor, fantasy ends and murder begins. Vito Ciccotelli, homicide detective in Philadelphia PD, is expecting the worst. Called to a remote murder site in a wooded area on private property, he is confronted with numerous bodies, all with horrific injuries, all it seems the victim of the same killer. When the medical examiner reveals that the wounds are consistent with instruments of medieval torture, Ciccotelli turns to Sophie Johannsen, museum curator and specialist in medieval warfare, to learn more about the killer's methods and to try and find the killer before he spirals out of control... With a rising body count and a ruthless killer at large, this is classic Karen Rose.
Description : In 1985, Charles Ng and Leonard Lake were spotted shoplifting. Ng escaped, but Lake's capture led police to a concrete bunker in the Sierra Nevada foothills, where they discovered the grisly evidence of an orgy of sex crimes, torture and murder that claimed at least sixteen victims. Lake committed suicide: Ng fled to Canada, where he was tracked down and extradited to California. This 14-year, $10 million legal case was the costliest and longest criminal prosecution in California history.
Description : THE LONG-LOST EIGHTH AND FINAL NOVEL IN THE MULTIPLE SHAMUS AND EDGAR AWARD NOMINATED BRAGG SERIES. A psychic Peter Bragg once saved from suicide has seen her future… death at the hands of a serial killer… and turns to Bragg to save her life again. As one corpse after another is unearthed in the woods of Jack London State Park, Bragg teams up with a Sheriff’s detective in a race against time, and perhaps fate, to hunt down a killer stalking the nightmare landscape of the psychic’s visions and the dark, deadly streets of San Francisco.
Description : An International Reading Association Children’s Choice: When high school student Holly Baldwin is murdered, her friends decide to consult a Ouija board—with disastrous consequences When her classmates throw a party soon after the brutal murder of their friend Holly, Jessica can’t believe they could be so insensitive. But the festivities turn dark when several girls sitting at a Ouija board receive a frightening message about Holly’s death—and a warning. Nothing can prepare Jessica for the horror that follows.
Description : In a dramatic person experience recounting, a young man from a troubled home and broken family rejects God, dabbles in witchcraft, and experiences the reality of the unseen world and the battle for his soul before a personal encounter with God revolutionizes his life and gives him a second chance.
Description : This can’t-miss companion to Amy Plum’s internationally bestselling series is a compendium of everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the eternally enchanting world of the revenants. Perfect for fans of Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series and Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy series, the Die for Me series is wholly original and brimming with action and romance. Set in Paris, Die for Me introduced readers to revenants, undead beings who must sacrifice themselves again and again to save the lives of strangers. This companion book is the guide to all things revenant, including loads of never-before-seen material. Fall in love all over again with Kate and Vincent by reading their private letters. Relive pivotal moments from other characters’ points of view. Discover deleted scenes from throughout the series. Learn all about the long history of the revenants and how Amy Plum went about creating it. And get a guided tour of the City of Light from the author herself. Epic Reads Impulse is a digital imprint with new releases each month.
Description : Liberated from her Catalonian upbringing, Angelica goes wild in San Miguel de Tucuman. Architect Fernando saves her from youthful promiscuity by marrying her. In his conservative family they have a son and she is pregnant again, when soldiers of the military Junta abduct Fernando to make him disappear. Struggling to find him, she learns all about their atrocious torture methods and becomes a target. Escaping to Montevideo, vowing to avenge her loss of her husband, she encounters Kevin on the ferry. To elude the Junta agents in Uruguay, Kevin changes her into Alicia de la Rosa, a flamboyant Spanish fashion plate. Disguised, she joins a club collecting documentation of those tortured by the Argentinean forces. She shoots an agent pursuing Kevin and they find refuge in Chile. They come under attack in Patagonia by Argentinian soldiers who Kevin kills and charms a Chilean officer to provide protection for them in Santiago where Alicia completes her psychoanalytical training and gives birth to a daughter. Further attempted attacks causes them to move to California where she completes her advanced degree to practice post-traumatic stress disorder therapy and marries Kevin. She sets up a practice in San Miguel hoping to find proof of atrocities with which to prosecute the Argentinean officers. She reverts to Angelicas personality leading to errant sexual behavior, straining her relationship with Kevin who moves his business to Santiago as a safe haven for her and her therapy partner, Elena and buys a small Estancia just outside the city. With the outpour of information from the practice and growing archives of the Spanish Club, they collect ample evidence to prosecute key Argentinean officials. The defeat of Argentina by the British in the Falkland Islands brings the Junta to an end in 1983. The return of representative government initiates military to court marshals of Junta leaders. She and her advocate father-in-law, narrows their campaign to two cases involving two top generals. Alicia obsesses in her pursuit of key witnesses including a handsome soldier who seduces her in a series of cocaine loaded trysts. Kevin stumbles onto them having sex on the living room floor and presents Alicia with the clear alternative of behaving or leaving. Kevin gathers up his overdosed, bleeding wife and in the company of Elena flies her home to Santiago. The hospital prognosis for her recovery is unfavorable and Kevin is blamed for expecting too much from Alicia, in view of her dual personality problem. Their case against top generals for the theft of babies and murder of their mothers, reaches a guilty verdict with long prison sentences. Elated, Alicia recovers to rejoin Elena in their practice. She throws herself into helping her father-in-law counter legal motions to delay a verdict in their case against the Tucuman commander for murdering prisoners. The President resigns and incoming Peronist, Carlos Menem, halts all legal proceedings against Junta officers. Their hopes are dashed, Alicias emotional condition plummets and she slits her wrists. The loving care of Kevin and Elena produces minimal results. Finally, Kevin takes her to Spain to work with their partner in the Spanish Club to prosecute the Junta officers in absentia in Spain. The reveal repulsive deeds by the Junta. Facing reality, in 2005 Argentina opens its own justice system to prosecute to bring closure to its most reprehensible era of civil repression. Furious, political militants try to assassinate Alicia's father-in-law and sabotage Kevins airplane, causing a crash in which Elena dies. Deeply angered severely burned, Kevin goes on a media blitz against the former general. Weakened her father-in-law dies in his sleep and Alicia realizes, that she has essentially delivered on her oath causing her to turn inward. Redeemed in Kevin's eyes they return to California where they continue their mission, never to let society forget what happened in Argentina.
Description : Katherine Cole thought her fiancé was the perfect man--until he turned out to be the perfect killer. He left his victims stabbed through the heart holding a telltale single red rose and was deemed the Valentine Killer. Three years ago he vanished. Now he's back. And he's hunting the one who got away. In New Orleans, Katherine dared to hope she was finally safe, yet somehow he found her. This time, Katherine won't just sit silently by; she'll do anything to stop the monster she once loved, even trust the sexy cop promising to keep her safe.... Detective Dane Black never lets his emotions interfere with the job, even as the Valentine Killer surfaces in New Orleans to stalk his prey. But when Dane agrees to protect the killer's ex-fiancée, he can't ignore the passion kindling between them. After a single unforgettable night binds them body and soul, Dane won't rest until Katherine is safe in his arms--and the Valentine Killer is dead.
Description : Former hit man Taigen Banvard is desperately tracking the most dangerous prey he’s ever faced: his sister. Fighting demons from his past and lethal threats at every step, he follows the trail to Torrhent Lynd, an escaped convict and the stepdaughter of the man set on using his sister as a personal assassin. With time running out and his sister’s body count rising, can Taigen trust Torrhent long enough to put an end to his nightmares? Framed and convicted for a murder she didn’t commit, Torrhent Lynd has broken out of prison and is dead-set on getting revenge on her stepfather, the man who set her up. Running from the law and driven to mete out justice of her own, she can’t afford to trust anyone, including Taigen, the fierce and attractive man who might be the only chance she has to get out of this alive. With the FBI on their trail, a serial killer on the loose, and hired guns looking to silence them both, the two are forced into an uneasy alliance. As they race to settle their scores and fight to stay alive, each drop of blood they shed brings them closer to their targets, and dangerously closer to each other.
Description : It's 1988 and Marcus Lopez's first year at Kings Dominion, the elite academy where damaged teenagers are forged into the world's deadliest assassins, is coming to a close, and the final exam is murder...literally. What few friends, what little love Marcus managed to scrape together become his greatest weakness, as the school descends into chaos. Pass or Fail, no one survives the Freshman Finals without getting blood on their hands. From writer Rick Remender and artist Wes Craig comes the darkest chapter of DEADLY CLASS yet.
Description : The world’s most beloved mystery writers celebrate their favorite mystery novels in this gorgeously wrought collection, featuring essays by Michael Connelly, Kathy Reichs, Ian Rankin, and more. In the most ambitious anthology of its kind, the world’s leading mystery writers come together to champion the greatest mystery novels ever written. In a series of personal essays that reveal as much about the authors and their own work as they do about the books that they love, over a hundred authors from twenty countries have created a guide that will be indispensable for generations of readers and writers. From Agatha Christie to Lee Child, from Edgar Allan Poe to P. D. James, from Sherlock Holmes to Hannibal Lecter and Philip Marlowe to Lord Peter Wimsey, Books to Die For brings together the best of the mystery world for a feast of reading pleasure, a treasure trove for those new to the genre and for those who believe that there is nothing new left to discover. This is the one essential book for every reader who has ever finished a mystery novel and thought…I want more!