Val McDermid is a world-class crime writer whose books have sold millions worldwide. Now joining the Atlantic Monthly Press list for the first time, she is back with a chilling, high-velocity thriller featuring her immensely popular creations, clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill and detective Carol Jordan. Tony Hill has had a good run. He and detective Carol Jordan have put away scores of dangerous criminals at a rate that colleagues envy. But there is one serial killer who has shaped and defined their careers, and whose evil surpasses all others: Jacko Vance, ex-celebrity and sociopath whose brilliance and utter lack of remorse have never left Tony’s mind in the ten years since his imprisonment. Now Jacko has escaped from prison—even more twisted and cunning than before, he is focused on wreaking revenge on Tony and Carol for his years spent in prison. Tony and Carol don’t know when Jacko will strike, or where. All they know is that Jacko will cause them to feel fear like they’ve never known. A chilling, utterly gripping tour de force, The Retribution is the ideal introduction or re-introduction to the world of Tony Hill and Carol Jordan. It is an unforgettable read.
Author: Val McDermid
Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
It had to end sometime, but Mara had no idea it would end like this. Experience the mind-blowing conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Mara Dyer trilogy. Mara Dyer wants to believe there's more to the lies she’s been told. There is. She doesn’t stop to think about where her quest for the truth might lead. She should. She never had to imagine how far she would go for vengeance. She will now. Loyalties are betrayed, guilt and innocence tangle, and fate and chance collide in this shocking conclusion to Mara Dyer’s story. Retribution has arrived.
Author: Michelle Hodkin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Juvenile Fiction
“McDermid is as smooth a practitioner of crime fiction as anyone out there….She’s the best we’ve got.” —New York Times Book Review Scottish writer Val McDermid is one of the most respected authors at the scene of the crime, and Fever of the Bone offers a bravura display of her exceptional storytelling talents. Criminal profiler Tony Hill and his ally Detective Chief Inspector Carol Jordan are back in this terrifying psychological thriller, tracking down a brutal killer who’s targeting a group of young people through a social networking site. A winner of the Gold Dagger Award, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and an Edgar® Award nominee—a New York Times Notable author whose writing Entertainment Weekly calls, “smooth, confident, deeply satisfying,”—Val McDermid is a crime fiction force of nature. And Fever of the Bone is among her best.
Author: Val McDermid
Publisher: Harper Collins
Wealthy Colombian coffee-grower/rancher, Alejandro Calwel, leaves his wife and young son home when he goes to New York on a routine business trip. Then he receives an emergency phone call. His wife is missing! Alejandro returns home to learn all the evidence points to her drowning rather than being kidnapped as no ransom demand was made. But days later, a brutal assault on the Calwel ranch is carried out by a ruthless drug lord and his Miami accomplice - decimating the household. Only Alejandro's young son and nanny manage to escape the carnage and hide in the jungle. But Calwel survives the savage violence! He needs to find his son, ferret out who is after him, who has betrayed him and - learn the truth about what happened to his wife. The power of love, friendship, and the thirst for survival sustain Alejandro. But so does Retribution! Complex plot twists & compelling characters give readers a shot of adrenaline in this fast-paced thriller - taking them into an explosive climax! **Warning: For mature audiences only. Contains graphic details and adult language.
Author: Jorge G. Reyes,Jorge G Reyes S
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
TAKE A TRIP with a psychopath as he seeks revenge on friends and family who set him up and crossed him once they thought that he would be safely locked away in prison for a very long time. This book is based on an actual incident that took place in Atlantic City, New Jersey, back in June 2006. A very mentally unstable man, who was striving to maintain his sanity, was placed into a position where he felt forced to defend himself using deadly force. The woman closest to him sent people after him, to kill him, but they failed. Protecting himself got him over fifi ve long years in prison. Five years where a rage grew inside of him every second of each day. Throughout the incident and the length of the prison sentence, He is crossed by his family, friends, and the mothers of his children. All of them knew what type of animal they were dealing with, but they chose to cross him anyway. From the moment that He is released from prison, He begins seeking revenge on them all. His goal is not just to kill them. He wants to utterly destroy their lives and the lives of their loved ones. When someone this determined and demented is released back into society, with a grudge to settle, absolutely no one is safe; and He will prove it. Trunk Space is truly the most twisted tale ever told about what could happen when people mess with the wrong person. Take a journey into the mind of a lunatic and ride with him as He rights the wrongs that were done to him. Youll never expect what will happen next because even he is too sick and demented to know. Have you crossed the line lately with someone who is a little off? Hopefully not, or these events, or ones like it, could surely happen to you too. Feel His pain and His victims horror as He exacts his revenge.
The Retribution of a Psychopath
Author: Jackie Ricci,MICHAEL “EL JEFE” ARCHER
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Tusar Kanti De
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan
Category: Short stories, Indic (English)
On a warm Autumn afternoon, Denmark's largest amusement park, Tivoli Gardens, is devastated by a terrorist attack that leaves more than 1,200 dead. No one claims responsibility for the attack, and seven months later the nation is still reeling and the police have no leads. Police Lieutenant Lene Jensen has been assigned to the frustrating case from the beginning. When she receives a desperate phone call from a Muslim woman who later turns up dead, she sees a connection to the Tivoli bombing. Lene's initial investigation suggests that the woman was unknowingly part of a secret research project conducted by the government, and as she digs deeper, she is met with increasing resistance from her superiors. Together with private detective Michael Sander, she tries to get to the bottom of the complicated case--only to realize that someone knows a lot more than they are letting on. With the threat of another attack looming, Sander and Jensen must race against the clock to save lives and restore peace of mind to the people of the idyllic country.
Author: Steffen Jacobsen
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
This third Old Testament volume in InterVarsity Press's celebrated "Black Dictionary" series offers nearly 150 articles covering all the important aspects of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Psalms, Song of Songs, Lamentations, Ruth and Esther. Over ninety contributors, many of them experts in this literature, have contributed to the Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry and Writings. This volume maintains the quality of scholarship that students, scholars and pastors have come to expect from this series. Coverage of each biblical book includes an introduction to the book itself as well as separate articles on its ancient Near Eastern background and its history of interpretation. Additional articles amply explore the literary dimensions of Hebrew poetry and prose, including acrostic, ellipsis, inclusio, intertextuality, parallelism and rhyme. And there are well-rounded treatments of Israelite wisdom and wisdom literature, including wisdom poems, sources and theology. In addition, a wide range of interpretive approaches is canvassed in articles on hermeneutics, feminist interpretation, form criticism, historical criticism, rhetorical criticism and social-scientific approaches. The Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry and Writings is sure to command shelf space within arm's reach of any student, teacher or preacher working in this portion of biblical literature.
A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship
Author: Tremper Longman III,Peter Enns
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Jason Bourne is one of the most popular and compelling characters in modern fiction. Originally created by bestselling author Robert Ludlum, now New York Times bestselling writer Eric Van Lustbader carries on Ludlum's legacy with a new novel about the rogue secret agent who has lost his memory . . . Jason Bourne has been pursued by powerful governments--and escaped. Hunted by the most skilled assassins in the world--and outsmarted them. Targeted by terrorists--and defeated their plans for global chaos. But now, Bourne wants only one thing: retribution. THE BOURNE RETRIBUTION Bourne's friend Eli Yadin, head of Mossad, learns that Ouyang Jidan, a senior member of China's Politburo, and a major Mexican drug lord may have been trafficking in something far more deadly than drugs. Yadin needs Bourne to investigate. Bourne agrees, but only because he has a personal agenda: Ouyang Jidan is the man who ordered Rebeka--one of the only people Bourne has ever truly cared about--murdered. Bourne is determined to avenge her death, but in the process he becomes enmeshed in a monstrous world-wide scheme involving the Chinese, Mexicans, and Russians. Bourne's increasingly desperate search for Ouyang takes him from Tel Aviv to Shanghai, Mexico City, and, ultimately, a village on China's coast where a clever trap has been laid for him. Bourne finds himself pursued on all sides and unsure whom he can trust. As he moves closer to Ouyang, closer to avenging the woman he loved, he also moves ever closer to his own death . . .
Author: Eric Van Lustbader
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
How would you react if you found the dying body of a young man lying in an alley? As a step-parent, would you feel you are just as entitled to feel the same amount of grief as a birth parent? Why do people think your grief is less worthy? Does a member of the victim's family take revenge too far and will their actions endanger the lives of everyone around them? The Retribution Network deals with death, violence and grief and the underlying desperation of all those who have been affected either by the death of the young victim or by those who committed the murder. At the end you will be asking yourself how you would react in the same situation.
Author: Stephen Topping
Publisher: Vanguard Press
Mara Dyer knows she isn't crazy. She knows that she can kill with her mind, and that Noah can heal with his. Mara also knows that somehow, Jude is not a hallucination. He is alive. Unfortunately, convincing her family and doctors that she's not unstable and doesn't need to be hospitalised isn't easy. The only person who actually believes her is Noah. But being with Noah is dangerous and Mara is in constant fear that she might hurt him. She needs to learn how to control her power, and fast! Together, Mara and Noah must try and figure out exactly how Jude survived when the asylum collapsed, and how he knows so much about her strange ability… before anyone else ends up dead!
Author: Michelle Hodkin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Two years ago, Josie Smith’s life went up in smoke. Literally. Everyone and everything she ever loved burned in a fire, one set by a crooked cop. To survive, Josie’s been living under the radar as a homeless kid while trying to find a way to knock the cop down a few notches and put her on the other side of the prison bars. But time’s running out. A pimp’s got his eye on Josie, and if she doesn’t get off the streets soon, she’ll be the one brought down. Her salvation and the key to the cop’s undoing seem to lie with a car thief and a rich kid. Trust and teamwork don’t come easily to Josie, in fact, they don’t come at al, but if she can’t find a way to make the team work and find justice for her family, she will get burned all over again.
Author: Natasha Deen
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Category: Young Adult Fiction
REDEMPTION IS NEVER FREE When Reece Murphy is forcibly dragged into the Rose Riders gang because of a mysterious gold coin in his possession, he vows to find the man who gave him the piece and turn him over to the gang in exchange for freedom. Never does he expect a lead to come from an aspiring female journalist. But when Reece's path crosses with Charlotte Vaughn after a botched train robbery and she mentions a promising rumor about a gunslinger from Prescott, it becomes apparent that she will be his ticket to freedom—or a noose. As the two manipulate each other for their own ends, past secrets are unearthed, reviving a decade-old quest for revenge that may be impossible to settle. In this thrilling companion to Vengeance Road, dangerous alliances are formed, old friends meet new enemies, and the West is wilder than ever.
Author: Erin Bowman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Category: Young Adult Fiction