Saint Odd: An Odd Thomas Novel

By Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE 12 months through SUSPENSE journal • Includes Dean Koontz’s brief tale “You Are Destined to Be jointly Forever”—its first time in print!

From “one of the grasp storytellers of this or any age” (The Tampa Tribune) comes the beautiful ultimate event of “one of the main amazing and attractive characters in present fiction”(The Virginian-Pilot)—as Dean Koontz brings the unforgettable odyssey of strange Thomas to its remarkable conclusion.
 
atypical Thomas is again the place it began . . . as the time has come to complete it. when you consider that he left his easy lifestyles within the small city of Pico Mundo, California, his trip has taken him to areas unusual and beautiful, mysterious and terrifying. around the land, within the corporation of mortals and spirits alike, he has identified kindness and cruelty, felt love and loss, stored lives and brought them—as he’s borne witness to humanity’s maximum reliable and darkest evil. Again and back, he has long past the place he needs to and performed what he needed to do—for greater or worse—with his braveness and devotion sorely demonstrated, and his soul without end replaced. each triumph has been tough received. every one sacrifice has taken its toll.
 
Now, no matter what future drives him has ultimately instructed his steps domestic, the place these he cares for many encompass him, the reminiscence of his tragically misplaced real love haunts him, and one final challenge—vast and dreadful—awaits him. For atypical Thomas, born to serve a goal a long way more than himself, the wandering is finished. in simple terms the reckoning remains.

Praise for Saint Odd
 
“Equal components supernatural mystery, cultural satire, personality learn, bildungsroman, offbeat love tale, street journey, non secular meditation, and apocalyptic event, the unusual Thomas books . . . are greater than impossible to resist page-turners. they're intimate, haunting, frequently heartrending, exhilarating, and wonderfully composed.”Biography.com
 
“Odd Thomas is such an endearing and likable personality and, greater than anything, has been the cause of the luck of the sequence. . . . For readers who've been with abnormal all alongside, Saint Odd will satisfy.”Bookreporter
 
Acclaim for Dean Koontz and his unusual Thomas novels
 
“Odd’s unusual presents, coupled together with his intelligence and self-effacing humor, make him probably the most quietly authoritative characters in fresh well known fiction.”Publishers Weekly
 
“Koontz provides his personality wit, stable humor, a familiarity with the darkish aspect of humanity—and ethical outrage.”—USA Today
 
“The final Everyman . . . an avatar of wish and honor and braveness for all of us—the linchpin of a rollicking strong story . . . strange inspires the homespun knowledge of Forrest Gump amid the mind-spinning adventures of a Jack Bauer.”—BookPage
 
“There’s by no means something predictable approximately a strange Thomas adventure.”Booklist
 
“The great younger fry cook dinner with the occult powers is [Koontz’s] so much likable construction . . . candid, upright, fun and occasionally withering.”—The big apple Times
 
“An creative . . . mixture of suspense, whimsy and uplift.”The Washington Post
 
“Heartfelt and provocative . . . a superbly wealthy and pleasing story.”—Chicago Sun-Times

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Eagle in Exile: The Clash of Eagles Trilogy Book II

By Alan Smale

Perfect for lovers of Bernard Cornwell, Steve Berry, Naomi Novik, and Harry Turtledove, Alan Smale’s gripping trade historical past sequence imagines a global within which the Roman Empire has survived lengthy adequate to invade North the US in 1218. Now the lovely tale includes hero Gaius Marcellinus deeper into the tradition of a unprecedented people—whose humanity, bravery, love, and ingenuity without end switch his existence and destiny.
 
In A.D. 1218, Praetor Gaius Marcellinus is ordered to overcome North the USA and turning it right into a Roman province. yet outdoor the partitions of the nice urban of Cahokia, his legion is destroyed outright; Marcellinus is the one one spared. within the months and years that keep on with, Marcellinus involves see North the United States as his domestic and the Cahokians as his family. He vows to shield those proud humans from any danger, Roman or native.
 
After effectively repelling an invasion by means of the fearsome Iroqua tribes, Marcellinus realizes susceptible and fractured North the USA won’t stand an opportunity opposed to the returning Roman military. Worse, rival factions from inside of threaten to rip Cahokia aside simply whilst it has to be such a lot united and robust. Marcellinus is set to save lots of the civilization that has come to intend extra to him than the empire he as soon as served. yet to outlive the swords of Roma, he first needs to dodge one other Iroqua assault and convey Cahokia jointly. in basic terms with the hearts and souls of a kingdom at his again can Marcellinus wish to understand triumph.

Praise for Alan Smale and Eagle in Exile
 
“In Alan Smale, speculative fiction has been dealt a profitable hand. half historian, half anthropologist, half scientist, Smale is a Renaissance guy with a storyteller’s reward for letting tireless learn tell the narrative with out overwhelming it. Smale entertains, educates, and enraptures.”—Myke Cole, writer of Javelin Rain
 
“[Eagle in Exile] has the speed and scope of a Michener or Uris epic. . . . Smale’s motion scenes minimize throughout web page after web page, excessive and bloody. . . . seize your dagger and sword, for the conflict continues.”Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Warfare, political clash, relations strife—these are all offered in an epic scope the place any determination or mistaken movement can without end swap society.”—Tech Times
 
“Thoroughly plausible . . . Marcellinus is a sophisticated guy, a hero we will all get behind.”—Historical Novels Review

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The Innocent

By Harlan Coben

You by no means intended to kill him….

One evening, Matt Hunter innocently attempted to wreck up a fight—and ended up a killer. Now, 9 years later, he’s an ex-con who takes not anything without any consideration. His spouse, Olivia, is pregnant, and the 2 of them are remaining on their dream residence. yet all it's going to take is one stunning, inexplicable name from Olivia’s mobile to shatter Matt’s lifestyles a moment time….

An electrifying thrill trip of a singular that peeks in the back of the white wood fences of suburbia, The blameless is straight away a twisting, turning, emotionally charged tale and a compelling story of the alternatives we make and the repercussions that by no means leave.

 

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No Beast So Fierce

By Edward Bunker

An indignant and mercilessly suspenseful novel approximately an ex-con's try and negotiate the 'straight international' and his swan dive again into the paradoxical defense of crime. No Beast So Fierce is hermetic in its development and nearly photorealistic in its portrayal of l. a. lowlife, the terrors of liberty and excessive of the fast rating. 'The summer's smartest reissue' - The Face 'Crime reissue of the 12 months' - i-D 'Bunker is clearly a guy of bizarre presents honed lower than conditions that might break so much males' - la occasions

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Immortal (Ethan Warner/Nicola Lopez)

By Dean Crawford

Whereas engaging in an post-mortem on a physique lately introduced right into a morgue in Santa Fe, county coroner Alexis Cruz makes a stunning discovery. Lodged within the lifeless man's femur is a musket ball which, carbon relationship unearths, was once fired a few 2 hundred years previous within the American Civil struggle. yet ahead of she will notify the experts, Alexis disappears.

The DIA name in Ethan Warner and his accomplice, Nicola Lopez, to discover the lacking coroner. however the nearer they arrive to unlocking the terrifying fact, the closer they unknowingly convey a warped and hazardous person to reaching a catastrophic objective.

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The Zero Game

By Brad Meltzer

The New York Times bestselling writer of The Millionaires and The First Counsel returns to Wash-ington, D.C., with the tale of an insider's online game that turns lethal.

Matthew Mercer and Harris Sandler are most sensible neighbors who've plum jobs as senior staffers to well-respected congressmen. yet after a decade in Washington, idealism has pale to disillusionment, and they are bored. Then one in every of them reveals out in regards to the clandestine 0 online game. It begins out pretty much as good fun-a easy bet among buddies. but if anyone with regards to them finally ends up useless, Harris and Matthew notice the sport is way extra sinister than they ever imagined-and that they are approximately to be the game's subsequent sufferers. at the run, they flip to the one individual they could belief: a 16-year-old Senate web page who can circulation round the Capitol undetected. As a ruthless killer creeps nearer, this idealistic web page not just holds the major to saving their lives, yet is additionally decided to redeem them within the approach. Come play The 0 Game-you can guess your lifestyles on it.

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Killer: An Alex Delaware Novel

By Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • Jonathan Kellerman returns with this wonderful thriller—a enthralling L.A. noir portrayal of the darkest impulses of human nature carried to stunning extremes.

town of Angels has greater than its percentage of psychopaths, and not anyone acknowledges that extra acutely than the intense psychologist and police advisor Dr. Alex Delaware. regardless of that, Constance Sykes, a worldly, profitable healthcare professional, hardly ever sounds like an individual Alex must worry. Then, on the behest of the court docket, he turns into embroiled in a extraordinary baby custody dispute initiated via Connie opposed to her sister and starts to achieve that there's a lot in regards to the siblings he has didn't understand. And whilst the court docket conflict among the Sykes sisters erupts into chilly, calculating homicide and a swiftly growing to be variety of sufferers, Alex is aware he’s been snared in a poisonous internet of pathology.
 
not anything could please Alex greater than to be freed from the gruesome spectacle referred to as Sykes v. Sykes. yet then the little lady on the middle of the vicious dispute disappears and Alex is familiar with he needs to paintings with longtime buddy Detective Milo Sturgis, braving a disadvantage process  Hollywood washouts, gangbangers, and self-serving jurists to be able to keep an blameless life.
 
Killer is Kellerman—and Delaware—at their finest.

Praise for Killer
 
Killer is good plotted and paced. . . . one in all [Kellerman’s] best.”—Bookreporter

“As ordinary, the rapport among Alex and Milo is a show-stealer, and longtime lovers . . . will love the well-executed flashbacks to Alex’s specialist past.”Booklist
 
“Kellerman kicks this one as much as a complete new level.”RT e-book Reviews

Praise for Jonathan Kellerman
 
“Jonathan Kellerman has justly earned his recognition as a grasp of the mental thriller.”People
 
“Kellerman relatively understands easy methods to retain these pages turning.”—The long island occasions booklet Review

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Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Deception (Jason Bourne, Book 7)

By Eric Van Lustbader

After Bourne is ambushed and approximately killed whereas in Indonesia, he fakes his demise to tackle a brand new identification and project- to determine who's attempting to assassinate him. within the method, Bourne starts off to question who he quite is and what he may turn into if he not carried the Bourne identification. around the globe, an American passenger airliner is shot down over Egypt-apparently by means of an Iranian missile-leaving the area brooding about if it used to be an twist of fate or an act of aggression. an incredible worldwide workforce lead via Soraya Moore is assembled to enquire the assault earlier than the location escalates.
When Bourne's look for his would-be murderer intersects with Soraya's look for the crowd at the back of the aircraft bombing, Bourne is thrust right into a race to avoid a brand new global warfare. however it might already be too overdue.

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Under the Eye of God: An Isaac Sidel Novel (The Isaac Sidel Novels)

By Jerome Charyn

After many years of insanity within the Bronx, Isaac Sidel visits the craziest nation within the kingdom
Isaac Sidel is just too well known to be America’s vice chairman. as soon as the hot York Police division commissioner, he grew to become the main cherished mayor within the city’s history—famous for his refusal to give up his Glock, and for his behavior of disappearing for months at a time to struggle crime at highway point. So whilst baseball czar J. Michael typhoon asks Sidel to hitch him at the election’s Democratic price tag, the 2 wild males romp to an remarkable landslide. yet because the president-elect’s mandate is going off the rails—threatened through corruption, intercourse, and God understands what else—he tires of being overshadowed via Sidel, and dispatches him to a spot from which tricky politicians seldom go back: Texas.
 
In the Lone superstar country, Sidel confronts rogue astrologers, accusations of pedophilia, and a dimwitted murderer who doesn’t comprehend whilst to take a simple shot. If this Bronx bomber doesn’t watch his step, he hazards making vice-presidential heritage via getting killed at the job.

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