Patrick McLanahan is back - and this time he faces his most difficult challenge. He must pull together a team of aggressive, maverick young pilots to face a world on the brink of massive nuclear conflict. It begins with a joint U.S. - Japanese - South Korean mock bombing raid. But the South Korean fighter pilots don't stick to the script. Instead they race across the border into North Korea to support a massive people's revolt against the Communists.
After a long night on the job, Detective Sergeant Nick Miller is on his way home - only to become the first policeman at the scene of a young woman's mysterious suicide. What's odd is that it appears she tried to conceal her identity before doing herself in...
A journalist is dead after making the mistake of getting too close to international crime boss Jack Fox-but Fox made a greater mistake in killing her. Because the murdered woman's ex-husband is Blake Johnson, head of the clandestine White House department known as The Basement. Now Johnson and his Irish compatriot, Sean Dillon, are going to bring Fox's empire down around him.
Serial killer Elroy "Animal" Doil is hours away from the electric chair. In his last hours of life, he wants to make a confession-to Detective Malcolm Ainslie, the man who put him away. And as much as he'd like to, Ainslie can't ignore the criminal's request. Because although Doil is guilty of a gruesome double murder, his confession could close ten other unsolved slayings.
Dinaric Alps, Bosnia region of Austrian Hungarian Empire, 1918. Four Allied soldiers stumble across a biological weapon that could wreak devastation on the world - and take a vow to keep if from falling into the wrong hands. Ever since, the deadly substance, code-named Kestrel, had been guarded by the descendents of those four brave men - each with the mission of keeping its existence a secret.
Born in the midst of tragedy and raised in the shadow of a shocking secret, young Angelo Vestieri chooses to flee both his past and his father to seek a second family - the criminals who preside over early twentieth century New York. In his bloody rise from soldier to mob boss, he encounters ever more barbaric betrayals, yet comes to understand the meaning of loyalty. As the years pass, as enemies are made and defeated, as wars are fought and won, the old don meets an abandoned boy who needs a parent as much as protection. By taking Gabe under his wing and teaching him everything he knows, Angelo Vestieri will learn, in the winter of his life, which is greater: his love for the boy he cherishes, or his need to be a gangster and to live by the savage rules he helped create.
2 TALES OF HOLIDAY LOVE. #1 HOME FOR CHRISTMAS-AFTER YEARS OF WORLD TRAVEL, PRIZEWINNING REPORTER JASON LAW RETURNED HOME TO NEW HAMPSHIRE. HE HAD CARRIED THE MEMORIES OF FAITH KIRKPATRICK, THE GIRL HE LEFT BEHIND FOR TEN YEARS - NOW HE WAS DETERMINED TO WIN BACK HER LOVE. #2 ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS - IDENTICAL TWIN BOYS ZEKE AND ZACH WANTED ONLY ONE GIFT FROM SANTS: A NEW MOM! AND WHEN THEY FIRST MEET THEIR MUSIC TEACHER AT SCHOOL, THEY COULD HARDLY BELIEVE THEIR LUCK-MISS DAVIS WAS A MOM MADE-TO-ORDER.
When the body of a young woman - the fifth to die in as many weeks - is found in a rain soacked alley, the city's gripped with mortal fear. A mad killer known as the Rainlover walks among them, and no one, not even the police, knows when he will strike again.
One moment Lady Olivia Granville is strolling across the sands of an island off the coast of England with her nose buried in a tome of Greek philosophy; the next she is plunging down a rocky cliff. When she regains consciousness, she is naked and trapped on what seems to be a pirate ship. Her captor, though, is no ordinary pirate. Wickedly handsome, disturbingly mysterious, the gray-eyed master of the Wind Dancer is both a physician and an artist, and admits to making his living from the sea. Most disconcerting of all, when he turns his glittering eyes on her, he sees not the stammering, hopelessly bookish young girl Olivia has always been, but a passionate, beautiful woman who can, if she chooses, embark on the adventure and the love of a lifetime.
Another good Nora Roberts book with an interesting twist at the end about a father who dies and leaves behind a ranch worth twenty million dollars - now his 3 daughters - each born of a different mother and each unknown by the others - are gathered to hear the reading of the will. But the women are shocked to learn that before any of them can inherit, they must live together on the ranch for 1 year.
He's tracked her down, saved her from her brutal kidnappers, but he couldn't save her from herself. Arrogant, self-posessed, yet still innocent in love, she'd begged for his kiss, unaware that the woman within would burt into flames at the first touch of his fiery mouth. Within weeks Courtnet=y Tremain-Smythe had married the rugged, mysterious Rio McCord. But how could an elegant Englishwoman reconcile herself to being the wife of a man who'd spent years as a covert agent, a mercenery, a hired killer?
Stewart Dubinsky knew his father, David, had served in World War II, but had been told very little about his experiences. When he finds, after his father's death, a packet of wartime letters for a former fiancee' and learned of David's court-martial, Stewart is driven to uncover the truth about this engimatic, distant man he never knew.
The first in the Highlander series is an awesome read! Claire Randall,a former combat nurse back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon-when she innocently touches a boulder in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles. suddenly she is a Sassenach-an "outlander"-in a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year 1743. Once you read this 1st book you'll be addicted and must read the rest!
Whether it's poker or trial law, wisecracking Rita Morrone plays to win. Taking on the defense of the Honorable Fiske Hamilton, a prominent federal judge accused of sexual harassment, she's more determined than ever. After all, the judge just happens to be her lover's father.