A brilliant new crime novel from the beloved, bestselling, and award-winning master of the genre–and Joe Pike’s most perilous case to date. Joe Pike didn’t expect to rescue a woman that day. He went to the bank same as anyone goes to the bank, and returned to his Jeep. So when Isabel Roland, the lonely young teller who helped him, steps out of the bank on her way to lunch, Joe is on hand when two men abduct her. Joe chases them down, and the two men are arrested. But instead of putting the drama to bed, the arrests are only the beginning of the trouble for Joe and Izzy. After posting bail, the two abductors are murdered and Izzy disappears. Pike calls on his friend, Elvis Cole, to help learn the truth. What Elvis uncovers is a twisted family story that involves corporate whistleblowing, huge amounts of cash, the Witness Relocation Program, and a long line of lies. But what of all that did Izzy know? Is she a perpetrator or a victim? And how far will Joe go to find out?
How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved
Authors : Sandra L. Brown
Publisher : Hunter House
Published Date : 2005
ISBN-13 : 9780897934473
Page : 250 Pages
Language : en
Descriptions How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved
The author of Counseling Victims of Violence identifies the types of men women should avoid, including physical abusers, men who want mothers, men who prey on lonely women, men to are emotional unavailable, and dangerously clingy men. Original.
Reluctant hitman Henry Thompson returns to New York City, the scene of his original mishaps, when he takes an assignment as the new bodyguard for rising baseball star Miguel Arenas, a mission that is complicated by a threat against his parents’ lives, a threat that forces Henry to make a desperate and final choice. By the author of Caught Stealing and Six Bad Things. Original. 25,000 first printing.
Eleanor has always been looked on askance as “the bossy American” by London society, the very antithesis of British virtue and propriety. Now, at the death of her husband, she has been appointed trustee to his estate, and the proverbial fur is flying. Infuriated, her mother-in-law sends Lord Anthony Neale to put an end to Eleanor’s nefarious gold-digging ways. Anthony and Eleanor clash immediately. He thinks she’s a siren who uses beauty to entrap men. She thinks he’s a haughty, cold English snob. Despite their initial misgivings, they are increasingly drawn to each other. But someone is threatening Eleanor, and as the break-ins and other malicious activities begin to pile up…it’s Anthony who tops the list of probable suspects!
From Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis, authors of the PEN Center USA award-winning Dallas 1963, comes a madcap narrative about Timothy Leary’s daring prison escape and run from the law. On the moonlit evening of September 12, 1970, an ex-Harvard professor with a genius I.Q. studies a twelve-foot high fence topped with barbed wire. A few months earlier, Dr. Timothy Leary, the High Priest of LSD, had been running a gleeful campaign for California governor against Ronald Reagan. Now, Leary is six months into a ten-year prison sentence for the crime of possessing two marijuana cigarettes. Aided by the radical Weather Underground, Leary’s escape from prison is the counterculture’s union of “dope and dynamite,” aimed at sparking a revolution and overthrowing the government. Inside the Oval Office, President Richard Nixon drinks his way through sleepless nights as he expands the war in Vietnam and plots to unleash the United States government against his ever-expanding list of domestic enemies. Antiwar demonstrators are massing by the tens of thousands; homemade bombs are exploding everywhere; Black Panther leaders are threatening to burn down the White House; and all the while Nixon obsesses over tracking down Timothy Leary, whom he has branded “the most dangerous man in America.” Based on freshly uncovered primary sources and new firsthand interviews, THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN AMERICA is an American thriller that takes readers along for the gonzo ride of a lifetime. Spanning twenty-eight months, President Nixon’s careening, global manhunt for Dr. Timothy Leary winds its way among homegrown radicals, European aristocrats, a Black Panther outpost in Algeria, an international arms dealer, hash-smuggling hippies from the Brotherhood of Eternal Love, and secret agents on four continents, culminating in one of the trippiest journeys through the American counterculture.
During World War II and the years immediately following, several men were seen by the Australian Security Service as the most dangerous men in the Commonwealth. This history book uncovers the facts to invite readers to make up their own minds.
Destroyed by a Dangerous Man (BDSM Romantic Suspense)
Authors : Cleo Peitsche
Publisher : Pouch Productions
Published Date : 2016-05-25
Page : 130 Pages
Language : en
Descriptions Destroyed by a Dangerous Man (BDSM Romantic Suspense)
(Author’s note: Intro price for a limited time!) DESTROYED BY A DANGEROUS MAN (#12) is a steamy romantic suspense of 30,500 words. Standalone title, no cliffhangers. The family business is in trouble, and bounty hunter Audrey Stroop is dying to get back to work. Her boyfriend, ex-assassin Corbin Lagos, is equally determined to keep her safe. To do that, he’ll stay close, even if it means trying to keep his dominant nature in check. When they team up to solve what should be an open-and-shut private investigation case, Audrey learns that being the boss isn’t easy. In fact, it’s almost impossible. Did she really think a dominant, dangerous man like Corbin could ever truly submit? Keywords: bounty hunter, assassin, hit man, romantic suspense, mystery, female sleuth, series, dangerous man, dominant man, submit, bdsm, hero, billionaire, rich, austria, vienna, vacation, luxury, work, standalone, no cliffhanger, first book free, first book freebie!