The Inquisitor


 

The Inquisitor by Mark Allen Smith

The Inquisitor

by Mark Allen Smith

St. Martin’s Paperbound, April 2014

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He is a professional torturer with a strict code. A mysterious past. And a dangerous conviction that he can save the life of an innocent child, in Mark Allen Smith’s The Inquisitor.

Geiger has a gift: he knows a lie the instant he hears it. In his business, called “information retrieval” by its practitioners, Geiger’s expertise is priceless. His clients count on him to extract the truth from even the most reluctant subjects. Though he rarely sheds blood, Geiger does employ a variety of complex psychological methods to push his subjects to a place where pain takes a backseat to fear—at which point there’s no turning back…

One of Geiger’s only rules is that he never works with children. So when his partner, former journalist Harry Boddicker, brings in a client who demands that Geiger interrogate a twelve-year-old boy, Geiger responds instinctively. He removes him to the safety of his New York City apartment and promises to protect him at all costs. But what could one boy know that could bring him so much harm? As Geiger and Harry race to discover why their client is so desperate to learn the boy’s secret, they find themselves up against a ruthless adversary—one who will stop at nothing to achieve his means. And time is running out…

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The Highway


 

The Highway by C.J. Box

The Highway

by C.J. Box

St. Martin’s Paperbound, coming in July 2014

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When two sisters set out across a remote stretch of Montana road to visit their friend, little do they know it will be the last time anyone might ever hear from them. The girls—and their car—simply vanish…

Former police investigator Cody Hoyt has just lost his job and has fallen off the wagon after a long stretch of sobriety. Convinced by his former rookie partner, Cassie Dewell, to conduct a search, he begins the drive south to the girls’ last known location. As Cody makes his way to the lonely stretch of Montana highway where they went missing, Cassie discovers that Gracie and Danielle aren’t the first girls who have disappeared there. This majestic landscape is the hunting ground for a killer whose viciousness is outmatched only by his intelligence. And he might not be working alone…

Time is running out for Gracie and Danielle. Can Cassie overcome her fears and use her innate skills to find the sisters? Can Cody battle his own demons and stop this killer before another victim vanishes on THE HIGHWAY?

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Carpathian


 

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Carpathian

by David L. Golemon

St. Martin’s Paperbacks, March 2014

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THE WORLD’s most enduring MYSTERIES are about to be revealed.

Rumors of the seemingly magical victory that allowed the Exodus of Israelites from Egypt have resonated through the archaeological world for decades. However, new evidence has been discovered that points to an explanation of how the ancient Hebrews destroyed the unstoppable army of Pharaoh with a tribe of warriors who disappeared a generation later, after the destruction of the City of Jericho, taking with them the most valued treasures of a people without a homeland.

BUT WHAT LIES IN STORE FOR THOSE WHO LEARN THE TRUTH?

Today, a treasure of a different kind is unearthed at the lost ruins of Jericho—one that will change the history of God’s Chosen People for all time: the petrified remains of an animal that could not exist. Enter the Event Group. Led by Col. Jack Collins, the Group’s brilliant men and women gather to discover the truth behind not only the Exodus but also the magnificent animals that led the defeat of Pharoah’s army. This thriller from David L. Golemon is a whirlwind race to save the most valuable treasure and artifacts in the history of the world from those who would destroy them, in which the Event Group is about to come face-to-face with an even greater enemy:  the mythic and larger-than-life Carpathians—or as the area was once known, Transylvania, the land of Vlad the Impaler…

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The Scandalous Duke Takes a Bride


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The Scandalous Duke Takes a Bride

by Tiffany Clare

St. Martin’s Paperbacks, February 2014

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In this dazzling Dangerous Rogues novel from Tiffany Clare, a daring and dangerously handsome duke will do anything for the woman he loves—even if it sparks a scandal, in The Scandalous Duke Takes a Bride.

FRIENDS AND LOVERS…

As a wealthy young widow, Lady Jessica Heyer must endure the closest of scrutiny and most wicked of rumors from society gossips. Their whispers would be utterly unbearable if it weren’t for her oldest friend, the Duke of Alsborough. Jessica knows she can always count on Hayden. What she never could have expected, however, is that he is deeply, madly in love with her…

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD…

For years, Hayden has kept his longing for his beautiful friend Jessica a secret. But now that she’s finally free to remarry, will she be willing to take their relationship to a more intimate level? He’ll get his answer soon—at a glittering masquerade, where identities are hidden, hearts are open, and true love is unmasked…in a single, shameless act of passion.

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Patient Zero


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Patient Zero

by Jonathan Maberry

St. Martin’s Press, 2014

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Monday, 1300 Hours: Joe Ledger kills terrorist Javad Mustapha, aka Patient Zero, with two point-blank shots from his Glock .45.
 
Wednesday, 0800 Hours: Patient Zero rises from the dead…
 
When you have to kill the same terrorist twice in one week, there’s either something wrong with your world or something wrong with your skills… and there’s nothing wrong with Joe Ledger’s skills. Ledger, a Baltimore detective assigned to a counterterrorism task force, is recruited by the government to lead a new ultrasecret rapid-response group called the Department of Military Sciences (DMS) to help stop a group of terrorists from releasing a dreadful bio-weapon that can turn ordinary people into zombies.

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