Brighton: A Novel #ad - . Thing is, you gotta kill it first. Kevin pearce—baseball star, honor student, the pride of Brighton—was fifteen when he left town in the back of his uncle’s cab. Ecco. He and his buddy bobby Scales had just committed heinous violence for what they thought were the best of reasons. An extraordinary thriller—gripping, and marvelously told—about two friends growing up in a rapidly changing Boston, haunting, who must face the sins of their past in the midst of a series of brutal murders.
You came back here to bury your past. No matter what the cost. He’s never been back to his old block, having avoided his family and, especially, Bobby Scales. Kevin didn’t want a pass, but he was getting it anyway.
The Governor's Wife Michael Kelly SeriesVintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - Kelly’s investigation begins with the woman Ray Perry left behind—his wife, Marie. Some of them she shared with her husband. The governor’s wife is a hard-eyed look at the intersection of the political and the personal, at the perils of trusting even those closest to us, and the collateral damage of our highest aspirations.
Ostracized by her former friends and hounded by the feds, Marie tells Kelly she has no idea where her husband is. Some of them she kept to herself. It’s been two years since disgraced Illinois governor Ray Perry disappeared from a federal courthouse in Chicago moments after being sentenced to thirty-seven years in prison on corruption charges.
P. I. In the latest installment in michael harvey’s beloved Michael Kelly series, Chicago’s favorite Ovid-reading, gun-toting private investigator takes on Illinois’s first family in a blistering thriller that charts the border where ambition ends and evil begins. As he hunts for her husband, Kelly begins to unwind Marie Perry’s past.
The Governor's Wife Michael Kelly Series #ad - Like everyone else, Kelly doesn’t believe her. What he finds is a woman who turns out to be even more intriguing than her husband, with her own deeply complicated reasons for standing by him. Everyone in chicago has secrets, including the governor’s wife. And some of them could get Michael Kelly killed.
The Innocence Game Vintage Crime/Black LizardVintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - But two chilling clues delivered to Jake's house suggest that the killer is still very much alive, and, in fact, in their midst. A cold case is about to do supernova and three students will learn the price of innocence. At northwestern's renowned journalism school, Ian Joyce has been invited to participate in a prestigious seminar that investigates wrongful convictions and forgotten cases.
As the evidence mounts, the three classmates find themselves drawn into web of distrust, deceit, and corruption that will lead from the grittiest corners of Chicago and to the shores of Lake Michigan. With only two other classmates--beautiful, ten-year-old skylar Wingate, last seen walking home from school, strong-willed Sarah Gold and enigmatically brilliant Jake Havens--he begins to investigate the long-ago murder of a young boy, his body discovered three days later in a forest preserve.
The Innocence Game Vintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - His alleged killer was murdered decades ago in jail.
Pulse: A NovelEcco #ad - Even on the rough streets of 1970s Boston, Jones and Dillon have never had a case like this. Pulse is a novel laced with real danger and otherworldly twists--a master class by an endlessly gifted writer. Joni gheen, the company behind stranger things and ArrivalBoston, Library JournalThe story of a Boston murder that defies all expectations--optioned for film by 21 Laps, 1976.
In a small apartment above kenmore square, sixteen-year-old Daniel Fitzsimmons is listening to his landlord describe a seemingly insane theory about invisible pulses of light and energy that can be harnessed by the human mind. The subsequent investigation leads the detectives deep into the Fitzsimmons brothers' past.
Pulse: A Novel #ad - With twists that sometimes seem to come from another world, it's sure to keep readers interested. Looking for a terrific read? I highly recommend PULSE. The veteran partners thought they'd seen it all, but they are stunned when Daniel wanders into the crime scene. He longs to laugh with his brother Harry about it, but Harry doesn't know he's there--he would never approve of Daniel living on his own.
. It's a story to get lost in. Stephen king"harvey's lethal imagination is cranked to eleven in this one. Detectives "bark" Jones and Tommy Dillon are assigned to the case.
The Third Rail Michael Kelly SeriesVintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - An hour later, a second woman is gunned down as she rides an elevated train through the Loop. Meanwhile, kelly’s girlfriend, becomes a pawn in a much larger game, Rachel Swenson, while a weapon that could kill millions ticks away quietly in the very belly of the city. The third rail is stylish, sophisticated, edge-of-your-seat suspense from a new modern master.
Kelly, of course, has other ideas. The city of chicago is under siege, and Michael Kelly, cynical cop turned private investigator, just happens to be on the scene when all hell breaks loose. Kelly is initially drawn into the case by the killers themselves, all things being equal, then tasked by Chicago’s mayor and the FBI to hunt down the bad guys and, put a bullet in them.
The Third Rail Michael Kelly Series #ad - As he gets closer to the truth, a shady train company, his instincts lead him to a retired cop, and an unnerving link to his own past. Two hours after that, a church becomes the target of a chemical weapons attack. A woman is shot as she waits for her train to work.
The Chicago Way Michael Kelly SeriesVintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - The Chicago Way Michael Kelly Series #ad - Private detective michael Kelly is hired by his former partner to solve an eight-year old rape and battery case long gone cold. To close the case, kelly will have to face the mob, his own double-crossing friends, a serial killer, and the mean streets of the city he loves. But when the partner turns up dead, kelly enlists a team of his savviest colleagues to connect the dots between the recent murder and the cold case it revived: a television reporter whose relationship with Kelly is not strictly professional; his best friend from childhood, a forensic DNA expert; and an old ally from the DA's office.
The Fifth Floor: A Michael Kelley Novel Michael Kelly SeriesVintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - When kelly is hired by an old girlfriend to tail her abusive husband, he expects trouble of a domestic rather than a historical nature. Kelly becomes embroiled in a scam that stretches from current politics back to the night Chicago burned to the ground. Along the way, he finds himself framed for murder, before finally facing a killer bent on rewriting history.
The Fifth Floor: A Michael Kelley Novel Michael Kelly Series #ad - The trail leads to a dead body in an abandoned house on Chicago's North Side and then to places Kelly would rather not go: specifically, City Hall's fabled fifth floor, where the mayor is feeling the heat. Life, however, is not so simple. Private detective Michael Kelly returns in a lightning-paced, intricately woven mystery.
We All Fall Down Michael Kelly SeriesVintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - A light bulb falls in a subway tunnel, releasing a deadly pathogen. Within hours, a cop, a homeless man, and then dozens more start to die. Hospitals become morgues. Meanwhile, private investigator and former cop Michael Kelly hunts for the people responsible. The search takes him into the tangled underworld of chicago’s West Side gangs and cops on the take, and the terrifying world of black biology—an elite field operating covertly at the nation’s top labs, where scientists play God and will do anything necessary to keep their secrets safe.
We All Fall Down Michael Kelly Series #ad - El trains become rolling hearses. Chicago is on the verge of chaos before the mayor finally acts, quarantining entire sections of the city.
PulseBloomsbury Publishing #ad - Pulse #ad - He loves his brother, his friends, his school work. Harvey's lethal imagination is cranked up to eleven in this one. But daniel has powers. His best yet by far. Superb' lee childDaniel Fitzsimmons seems like an ordinary American teenager. Powers that he does not understand and is not sure he can control. And when a tragedy threatens to derail his life, and with the police growing ever more interested in his past, Daniel's powers will finally come into their own.
Daniel can't risk telling those around him what is happening, but when a mysterious stranger offers an insight into what he is experiencing, he becomes Daniel's unofficial mentor.
Tear It Down A Peter Ash NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - When his getaway car breaks down, he steals a new one at gunpoint--Peter's 1968 green Chevrolet pickup truck. In the new edge-of-your-seat adventure from bestselling author Nick Petrie, Peter Ash pursues one case--and stumbles into a deadlier one--in the City of the Blues. Iraq war veteran peter ash is restless in the home he shares with June Cassidy in Washington State.
But neither Wanda nor Peter can figure out why. At the same time, a young homeless street musician finds himself roped into a plan to rob a jewelry store. The heist doesn't go as planned, and the young man finds himself holding a sack full of Rolexes and running for his life. June knows peter needs to be on the move, so she sends him to Memphis to help her friend Wanda Wyatt, a photographer and war correspondent who's been receiving peculiar threats.
Tear It Down A Peter Ash Novel #ad - Peter finds himself stuck between memphis gangsters--looking for Rolexes and revenge--and a Mississippi ex-con and his hog-butcher brother looking for a valuable piece of family history that goes all the way back to the Civil War. Peter likes the skinny kid's smarts and attitude, but he soon discovers that the desperate musician is in far worse trouble than he knows.
But when peter arrives in memphis, he finds the situation has gone downhill fast--someone has just driven a dump truck into Wanda's living room. And wanda's troubles are only beginning.
Slade House: A NovelRandom House Trade Paperbacks #ad - . We turn to mitchell for brain-tickling puzzle palaces, for character studies and for language. Chicago tribune “A ripping yarn. Praise for slade House“A fiendish delight. Down the road from a working-class british pub, along the brick wall of a narrow alley, if the conditions are exactly right, you’ll find the entrance to Slade House.
The new york times bestseller by the author of the bone clocks and cloud atlas | named one of the best Books of the Year by San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, National Post, BookPage, The Telegraph, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, and Kirkus Reviews Keep your eyes peeled for a small black iron door.
Slade House: A Novel #ad - . As the mitchellverse grows ever more expansive and connected, this short but powerful novel hints at still more marvels to come. San francisco chronicle“Like Stephen King in a fever. But what really goes on inside Slade House? For those who find out, it’s already too late. The ultimate spooky nursery tale for adults.