La fille dans le r troviseur
Des jeunes filles qui se volatilisent, des flics hors-la-loi, une mère qui reproduit sans cesse le portrait de son fils disparu... De fausses pistes en surprenantes découvertes, le créateur de frissons nous livre un nouveau puzzle explosif. État de New York, près de la frontière canadienne, de nos jours C'est la nuit, il pleut, et Cal Weaver n'a qu'une envie : rentrer chez lui. Mais à un stop, l'ex-flic hésite : Claire Sanders, la fille du maire, cherche désespérément une bonne âme pour la ramener chez elle. Bien sûr, prendre une adolescente en stop n'est jamais très prudent. Les rumeurs vont vite dans les petits patelins. Mais quand cette dernière l'implore en lui disant qu'elle était amie avec Scott, son fils décédé tragiquement quelques semaines plus tôt, Cal craque. Quel mal y a-t-il à aider cette gamine ? Quelques kilomètres plus loin, Claire est malade et Cal s'arrête dans un bar. Dix minutes plus tard, la jeune fille qui s'installe dans la voiture n'est pas Claire Sanders... Où est-elle ? Que fuit-elle ? Dans quel piège Cal vient-il de se fourrer ? Des jeunes filles qui se volatilisent, un homme enfermé dans une cave depuis des années, des flics aux méthodes de ripoux et une femme qui reproduit sans cesse le portrait de son fils disparu... Pièce angulaire d'un puzzle aussi meurtrier que machiavélique, Cal Weaver va devoir jouer serrer pour sortir vivant de ce panier de crabes, et tenter de découvrir la vérité sur Claire, mais aussi sur la mort de son fils.
Blood red Rivers
Pierre Niemans and Karim Abdouf, two highly uncoventional policmen, join forces to solve murders in the French Alps.
It began with a phone call... Has he now made a promise he can't keep? A gripping Myron Bolitar novel from the SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author of SIX YEARS. The 2am phone call is from a young, frightened, lost girl who has called the one adult who had promised to help her if she ever got into any trouble: Myron Bolitar. But his help proves not to be enough. He picks her up from a cold street corner and - against his better judgment - is persuaded to drop her at an unknown address. This is a mistake that he lives to regret, for Aimee Biel's final wave from a darkened porch turns out to be the last time anyone will see her... Driven by guilt and the desperation of her family, Myron decides to break his vow of six years and get involved in the search. But his past will not be buried so easily ... and Myron must decide once and for all what he will stand up for if he is to have any hope of rescuing both Aimee and himself.
The Twenty Three
From New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Linwood Barclay comes the jaw-dropping finale of the Promise Falls Trilogy. Everything has been leading to this. It’s the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 23rd, and the small town of Promise Falls, New York, has found itself in the midst of a full-blown catastrophe. Hundreds of people are going to the hospital with similar flu-like symptoms—and dozens have died. Investigators quickly zero in on the water supply. But the question for many, including private investigator Cal Weaver, remains: Who would benefit from a mass poisoning of this town? Meanwhile, Detective Barry Duckworth is faced with another problem. A college student has been murdered, and he’s seen the killer’s handiwork before—in the unsolved homicides of two other women in town. Suddenly, all the strange things that have happened in the last month start to add up… Bloody mannequins found in car “23” of an abandoned Ferris wheel…a fiery, out-of-control bus with “23” on the back, that same number on the hoodie of a man accused of assault… The motive for harming the people of Promise Falls points to the number 23—and working out why will bring Duckworth closer to death than he’s ever been before… From the Hardcover edition.
The Wheel of Darkness
A breathtaking adventure from the hottest names in US thriller writing. Perched like a black crow on a crag in the most hostile depths of the Himalayas stands a monastery. For a thousand years the monks have kept guard. Now their sanctum has been violated, the secret carried off. After a millennium of hiding from the world, the guardians of the treasure will have to turn to an outsider for help. Luckily Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast is no stranger. Having trained body and mind in Tibet, he knows the land well. But neither he nor his ward, Constance, are prepared for the truth about what the monks have been protecting. The pursuit of the stolen artefact takes Pendergast and Constance far from the snowy wastes, to where the largest-ever ocean liner is preparing for her maiden voyage. As Pendergast and Constance board, they know they are joined by a cargo of secrets and murderers. As the ship slips into the night, it becomes a deadly race to recover the secret of the monks, or blackness to threaten to fall not just over the ship, but the wider world... A stunning dance of death and mystery, THE WHEEL OF DARKNESS takes the most unusual investigator around on his most thrilling mission yet...
No Time For Goodbye
A reissue of Linwood Barclay's brilliant first thriller - the fastest-selling Richard & Judy title to date - including a chapter of the sequel NO SAFE HOUSE On the morning she will never forget, suburban teenager Cynthia Archer awakes with a nasty hangover and a feeling she is going to have an even nastier confrontation with her mom and dad. But when she leaves her bedroom, she discovers the house is empty, with no sign of her parents or younger brother Todd. In the blink of an eye, without any explanation, her family has simply disappeared. Twenty-five years later Cynthia is still haunted by unanswered questions. Were her family murdered? If so, why was she spared? And if they're alive, why did they abandon her in such a cruel way? Now married with a daughter of her own, Cynthia fears that her new family will be taken from her just as her first one was. And so she agrees to take part in a TV documentary revisiting the case, in the hope that somebody somewhere will remember something - or even that her father, mother or brother might finally reach out to her . . . Then a letter arrives which makes no sense and yet chills Cynthia to the core. And soon she begins to realise that stirring up the past could be the worst mistake she has ever made . . .
Trust Your Eyes
What would you do if you witnessed a murder - but no one believed you . . .? Another masterful suspense novel from the bestselling author of the Richard & Judy summer read winner, NO TIME FOR GOODBYE Map-obsessed Thomas spends his days and nights on a virtual tour of the world through his computer screen, believing he must store the details of every town and city in his head. Then one day, while surfing a street view program, he sees something that shouldn't be there: a woman being murdered behind a window on a New York street. When Thomas tells his brother Ray what he has witnessed, Ray humours him with a half-hearted investigation - until he realises Thomas may have stumbled onto a deadly conspiracy, which puts them both in danger . . . With enough suspense to rival a Hitchcock film, this is a thriller with edge.
A drunk-driving accident hides more than one dark secret in No. 1 bestseller Linwood Barclay's gripping thriller Glen Garber's life has just spiralled out of control. His wife's car is found at the scene of a drunk-driving accident that took three lives. Not only is she dead, but it appears she was the cause of the accident. Suddenly Glen has to deal with a potent mixture of emotions: grief at the loss of his wife, along with anger at her reckless behaviour that leaves their young daughter motherless. If only he could convince himself that Sheila wasn't responsible for the tragedy. But as more and more secrets begin to surface, Glen may have to face something much, much worse . . .
Le secret d un p diatre Cheikh et m decin Un impossible pardon
Le secret d’un pédiatre, Jacqueline Diamond Un an après un accident qui l’a rendu partiellement amnésique, le Dr Hugh Menton reprend – enfin – son activité de pédiatre à Los Angeles. Une routine salutaire pour Hugh qui n’aspire à rien de plus. Jusqu’à la visite d’une certaine Meg Avery, une inconnue qui prétend être sa femme et la mère de leur unique petite fille... Cheikh et médecin, Josie Metcalfe Pour Lily, travailler avec le célèbre chirurgien Razak Khan est une véritable aubaine. A ce détail près qu’elle ressent une attirance incongrue pour cet homme énigmatique qui, en plus d’être son patron, est aussi l’héritier d’un royaume ! Peut-elle oser croire à une véritable histoire d’amour en Razak et elle ? Un impossible pardon, Jennifer Taylor Le Dr Felipe Valdez ne supporte pas l’idée que son neveu, l’enfant de son frère disparu, soit élevé en Angleterre, loin de lui. Aussi décide-t-il de faire venir à Majorque la mère de l’enfant, Rebecca Williams, bien qu’il la tienne pour une arriviste. Une arriviste qui le surprend dès le premier jour ; car, en fait, Rebecca est douce, désintéressée et... terriblement belle.
No Safe House
What would you do to protect your daughter . . .? From the million-copy bestselling author of NO TIME FOR GOODBYE Seven years ago, Terry Archer and his family experienced a horrific ordeal which nearly cost them their lives. Today, the echoes of that fateful night are still audible. Terry's wife, Cynthia, is living separate from her husband and daughter after her own personal demons threatened to ruin her relationship with them permanently. Their daughter, Grace, is rebelling against her parents' seemingly needless overprotection. Terry is just trying to keep his family together. And the entire town is reeling from the senseless murder of two elderly locals. But when Grace foolishly follows her delinquent boyfriend into a strange house, the Archers must do more than stay together. They must stay alive. Because now they have all been unwillingly drawn into the shadowy depths of their seemingly idyllic hometown. For there, they will be reconnected with the man who saved their lives seven years ago, but who still remains a ruthless, unrepentant criminal. They will encounter killers for hire working all sides. And they will learn that there are some things people value much more than money, and will do anything to get it. Caught in a labyrinth between family loyalty and ultimate betrayal, Terry must find a way to extricate his family from a lethal situation he still doesn't fully comprehend. All he knows is that to live, he may have to do the unthinkable . . .