Frank guidry’s luck has finally run out. A loyal street lieutenant to New Orleans’ mob boss Carlos Marcello, Guidry has learned that everybody is expendable. Kennedy. Within hours of jfk’s murder, everyone with ties to Marcello is turning up dead, and Guidry suspects he’s next: he was in Dallas on an errand for the boss less than two weeks before the president was shot.
November Road: A Novel #ad - She’s on the run too, from a stifling existence in small-town Oklahoma and a kindly husband who’s a hopeless drunk. It’s an american story: two strangers meet to share the open road west, a dream, a hope—and find each other on the way. Charlotte sees that he’s strong and kind; Guidry discovers that she’s smart and funny.
The Long and Faraway Gone: A NovelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Six movie-theater employees were killed in an armed robbery, while one inexplicably survived. Winner of the edgar award, and michael connelly, the anthony award, kate atkinson, the macavity award, and the barry award for best paperback original nominated for the 2015 la times book prizewith the compelling narrative tension and psychological complexity of the works of Laura Lippman, Edgar Award-nominee Lou Berney’s The Long and Faraway Gone is a smart, Dennis Lehane, fiercely compassionate crime story that explores the mysteries of memory and the impact of violence on survivors—and the lengths they will go to find the painful truth of the events that scarred their lives.
In the summer of 1986, two tragedies rocked Oklahoma City. But will their shared passion and obsession heal them, will it help them understand what happened, or push them closer to the edge? Even if they find the truth, that long and faraway gone summer? Will it set them free—or ultimately destroy them? .
The Long and Faraway Gone: A Novel #ad - When julianna discovers that one of the original suspects has resurfaced, she’ll stop at nothing to find answers. As wyatt's case becomes more complicated and dangerous, their obsessive quests not only stir memories of youth and first love, and Julianna seeks answers from a ghost, but also begin to illuminate dark secrets of the past.
Then, a teenage girl vanished from the annual State Fair. A private investigator in vegas, wyatt’s latest inquiry takes him back to a past he’s tried to escape—and drags him deeper into the harrowing mystery of the movie house robbery that left six of his friends dead. Like wyatt, julianna struggles with the past—with the day her beautiful older sister Genevieve disappeared.
Neither crime was ever solved.
Gutshot Straight: A NovelHarperCollins e-books #ad - Boyle and ralph Lombreglia” —Chicago Tribune. He’s already won raves for his short fiction collection The Road to Bobby Joe and Other Stories “Rivals the work of contemporary hotshots T. C. With gutshot straight, berney is “all in”—sure to win a fervent following with the story of “Shake” Bouchon, fresh out of prison and on the straight and narrow path…after maybe just one last job.
. Lou berney’s novel is so energetic, so droll, and so wheezingly funny that it accomplished what no book ever has before: it made me forget to eat lunch. Stephen harrigan, and the coen brothers, carl hiaasen, new york Times bestselling author of Challenger ParkA fast and funny caper in the tradition of Elmore Leonard, Gutshot Straight brings a fresh new talent into the crime fiction fold: Louis Berney.
Whiplash River: A NovelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Hall, robert ferrigno, Tim Dorsey—while establishing its own unique orbit in the noir universe. Like carl hiaasen, Berney delights in the cartoonish. Like elmore Leonard, he can drive a plot. Former professional wheel man charles “shake” bouchon is back, living in the Caribbean paradise of Belize with his lawless past far behind him—until a gunshot tears through his beachside restaurant and he’s on the run again.
A twisting tale filled with lawmen, and hit men; a beautiful but deadly FBI agent; and a murderous thug named Baby Jesus, Carl Hiaasen, Whiplash River recalls the best of the off-the-wall crime fiction impresarios—Elmore Leonard, con men, James W. And here it is. What sets him apart is how well he evokes love, making the romance…as compelling as the mystery.
Whiplash River: A Novel #ad - Boston globelou berney immediately earned a seat of honor at the mystery masters’ table with his crackling caper novel, Gutshot Straight—a lightning-fast, fiendishly clever suspenser that screamed for a sequel.
UNSUB: A Novel An UNSUB Novel Book 1Dutton #ad - But now the ruthless madman is killing again and has set his sights on her, threatening to undermine the fragile barrier she rigidly maintains for her own protection, between relentless pursuit and dangerous obsession. Caitlin hendrix has never escaped the shadow of her father’s failure to protect their city.
Determined to decipher his twisted messages and stop the carnage, Caitlin ignores her father’s warnings as she draws closer to the killer with each new gruesome murder. Caitlin hendrix has been a narcotics detective for six months when the killer at the heart of all her childhood nightmares reemerges: the Prophet.
Is it a copycat, or can this really be the same prophet who haunted her childhood? Will Caitlin avoid repeating her father’s mistakes and redeem her family name, or will chasing the Prophet drag her and everyone she loves into the depths of the abyss? Twenty years later, two bodies are found bearing the haunting signature of the Prophet.
UNSUB: A Novel An UNSUB Novel Book 1 #ad - The prophet’s cryptic messages and mind games drove detective mack hendrix to the brink of madness, and Mack’s failure to solve the series of ritualized murders—eleven seemingly unconnected victims left with the ancient sign for Mercury etched into their flesh—was the final nail in the coffin for a once promising career.
An unsub—what the fbi calls an unknown subject—the Prophet terrorized the Bay Area in the 1990s and nearly destroyed her father, the lead investigator on the case. A riveting psychological thriller inspired by the never-caught Zodiac Killer, about a young detective determined to apprehend the serial murderer who destroyed her family and terrorized a city twenty years earlier.
Jar of HeartsMinotaur Books #ad - For fourteen years, she carried the secret of Angela's death until Geo was arrested and sent to prison. While everyone thinks they finally know the truth, there are dark secrets buried deep. For fourteen years, Geo knew what happened to Angela and told no one. Now the obsessive past catches up with the deadly present when new bodies begin to turn up, killed in the exact same manner as Angela Wong.
How far will someone go to bury her secrets and hide her grief? How long can you get away with a lie? How long can you live with it? Find out in Jennifer Hillier's Jar of Hearts. Back in high school, Calvin was Geo's first love. When she was sixteen years old, Angela Wong—one of the most popular girls in school—disappeared without a trace.
Jar of Hearts #ad - To the authorities, Calvin is a serial killer. Nobody ever suspected that her best friend, Georgina Shaw, now an executive and rising star at her Seattle pharmaceutical company, was involved in any way. Turbulent and often volatile, their relationship bordered on obsession from the moment they met right up until the night Angela was killed.
Certainly not kaiser Brody, who was close with both girls back in high school. But fourteen years later, Angela Wong's remains are discovered in the woods near Geo's childhood home.
The ChainMulholland Books #ad - Hang on tight, because once you start this book, you can't stop - you'll be caught in THE CHAIN. Meg gardiner"the chain is the rare thriller that's not only fiendishly clever but also powerfully empathetic, with both hair-raising twists and complex, fully-realized characters. Lou berney "you are not the first.
And you will certainly not be the last. ". Adrian mckinty just leapt to the top of my list of must-read suspense novelists. You won't shake it for a long time. Stephen king "mckinty is one of the most striking and most memorable crime voices to emerge on the scene in years. I can't believe what went through my mind while reading it.
The Chain #ad - Attica locke"diabolically gripping. You are now part of the chain* * * * * "diabolical, unnerving, and gives a whole new meaning to the word "relentless". Victim. Survivor. Abductor. Criminal. You will become each one. This nightmarish story is incredibly propulsive and original.
A Small Town: A Novel of CrimeMysterious Press #ad - And kill them. Her real job is to track down the infamous twelve. When twelve inmates pull off an audacious prison break, it liberates more than a thousand convicts into the nearby small town. But when the surviving fugitives realize what she’s up to, a race to kill or be killed ensues in this non-stop tale of vengeance from the Edgar Award–winning author of The Butcher’s Boy.
Leah’s mission takes her from Florida to New York and from the beaches of California to an anti-government settlement deep in the Ozarks. The newly freed prisoners rape, murder, and destroy the quiet community—burning down homes and businesses. A small-town cop turns vigilante to track down twelve escaped inmates in this thriller by the New York Times–bestselling “master of nail-biting suspense” Los Angeles Times.
A Small Town: A Novel of Crime #ad - After two years, the local and federal police agencies have yet to find them. But the sabbatical is merely a ruse. She’s placed on sabbatical to travel across the country learning advanced police procedures. An immense search ensues, but the twelve who plotted it all get away. Then the mayor calls in Leah Hawkins, a local cop who lost a loved one that terrible night.
The Chestnut Man: A NovelHarper #ad - A best book of the year: kirkus, new york times book reviewa book of the month club selection | an indie next pickfrom the creator of the hit television show the killing, library journal, THE MOST ANTICIPATED THRILLER OF THE SEASON—SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES. If you find one, he’s already found youa psychopath is terrorizing Copenhagen.
His calling card is a “chestnut man”—a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts—which he leaves at each bloody crime scene. Examining the dolls, forensics makes a shocking discovery—a fingerprint belonging to a young girl, a government minister’s daughter who had been kidnapped and murdered a year ago.
The Chestnut Man: A Novel #ad - A tragic coincidence—or something more twisted?To save innocent lives, a pair of detectives must put aside their differences to piece together the Chestnut Man’s gruesome clues. Because it’s clear that the madman is on a mission that is far from over. And no one is safe.
The Chalk Man: A NovelBroadway Books #ad - Finn, #1 new york times bestselling author of the woman in the window“if you can’t get enough of psychological thrillers with sharp twists and turns, you need to read The Chalk Man”—Hello Giggles “I haven’t had a sleepless night due to a book for a long time. But digging into the past proves more dangerous than he could have known.
But one morning the friends find a chalk man leading them to the woods. The chalk men are their secret code, stick figures they draw for one another as hidden messages. The chalk Man changed that. Fiona barton, new york Times bestselling author of The Widow. If you like my stuff, you’ll like this. Stephen king • winner of the itw thriller award • winner of the strand magazine award for best debut novela riveting psychological suspense debut that weaves a mystery about a childhood game gone dangerously awry, and will keep readers guessing right up to the shocking endingIn 1986, Eddie and his friends are on the verge of adolescence, spending their days biking in search of adventure.
The Chalk Man: A Novel #ad - When one of them is killed, Eddie realizes that saving himself means figuring out what happened all those years ago. Tudor never misses a beat in showing each character as both a child and an adult while also exploring the foreboding environs of a small town. Associated Press“Utterly hypnotic. The chalk man is a dream novel, a book of nightmares: haunted and haunting, shot through with shadow and light—a story to quicken the pulse and freeze the blood.