Private detective Michael Kelly returns in a lightning-paced, intricately woven mystery. When kelly is hired by an old girlfriend to tail her abusive husband, he expects trouble of a domestic rather than a historical nature.
The Third Rail Michael Kelly Series Book 3Vintage #ad - Then, a church becomes the target of a chemical weapons attack. An hour later, a second woman is killed as she rides an elevated train through the Loop. The city of chicago is under siege, former cop turned private investigator, and Michael Kelly, happens to be on the scene when all hell breaks loose. Kelly’s brassy investigating and razor-sharp instincts lead him into an intricate plot involving a retired cop, a shady train company, and a quietly ticking weapon nestled deep in the city’s underbelly.
But when his girlfriend—the gorgeous judge Rachel Swenson—is abducted, Kelly realizes that the only way he’s going to find the killer is to excavate his own stormy past. A woman is shot as she waits for her train to work.
The Chicago Way Michael Kelly Series Book 1Vintage #ad - To close the case, his own double-crossing friends, Kelly will have to face the mob, a serial killer, and the mean streets of the city he loves. But when the partner turns up dead, kelly enlists a team of his savviest colleagues to connect the dots between the recent murder and the cold case it revived: a television reporter whose relationship with Kelly is not strictly professional; his best friend from childhood, a forensic DNA expert; and an old ally from the DA's office.
The Chicago Way Michael Kelly Series Book 1 #ad - Private detective michael Kelly is hired by his former partner to solve an eight-year old rape and battery case long gone cold.
We All Fall Down Michael Kelly Series Book 4Vintage #ad - While the mayor postures, people begin to die, especially on the city’s grim West Side. Chicago cop turned private investigator Michael Kelly is racing to save his city from a deadly new foe: a biological weapon unleashed underground. When a lightbulb falls in a subway tunnel, it releases a pathogen that could kill millions.
We All Fall Down Michael Kelly Series Book 4 #ad - Hospitals become morgues. L trains are converted into rolling hearses. And the most audacious page-turner yet from an emerging modern master. Finally, sealing off entire sections of the city—but are they keeping people out or in? meanwhile, the government acts, Michael Kelly’s hunt for the people who poisoned his city takes him into the tangled underworld of Chicago’s West Side gangs and the even more frightening world of black biology—an elite discipline emerging from the nation’s premier labs, where scientists play God and will stop at nothing to preserve their secrecy.
It’s a brave new world.
The Governor's Wife: A novel Michael Kelly SeriesVintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - Some of them she shared with her husband. The governor’s wife is a hard-eyed look at the intersection of the political and the personal, at the perils of trusting even those closest to us, and the collateral damage of our highest aspirations. In the latest installment in michael harvey’s beloved Michael Kelly series, Chicago’s favorite Ovid-reading, gun-toting private investigator takes on Illinois’s first family in a blistering thriller that charts the border where ambition ends and evil begins.
Stylish, knock-out suspense from a modern master. Kelly’s investigation begins with the woman Ray Perry left behind—his wife, Marie. Like everyone else, Kelly doesn’t believe her. It’s been two years since disgraced Illinois governor Ray Perry disappeared from a federal courthouse in Chicago moments after being sentenced to thirty-seven years in prison on corruption charges.
The Governor's Wife: A novel Michael Kelly Series #ad - What he finds is a woman who turns out to be even more intriguing than her husband, with her own deeply complicated reasons for standing by him. Everyone in chicago has secrets, including the governor’s wife. Ostracized by her former friends and hounded by the feds, Marie tells Kelly she has no idea where her husband is.
Michael kelly is sitting in his office when he gets an anonymous e-mail offering to pay him nearly a quarter of a million dollars if he will find Perry, no questions asked. P.
The Innocence GameVintage #ad - But two chilling clues delivered to Jake's house suggest that the killer is still very much alive, and, in fact, in their midst. As the evidence mounts, the three classmates find themselves drawn into web of distrust, deceit, and corruption that will lead from the grittiest corners of Chicago and to the shores of Lake Michigan.
The Innocence Game #ad - A cold case is about to do supernova and three students will learn the price of innocence. At northwestern's renowned journalism school, Ian Joyce has been invited to participate in a prestigious seminar that investigates wrongful convictions and forgotten cases. His alleged killer was murdered decades ago in jail.
. With only two other classmates--beautiful, last seen walking home from school, ten-year-old Skylar Wingate, strong-willed Sarah Gold and enigmatically brilliant Jake Havens--he begins to investigate the long-ago murder of a young boy, his body discovered three days later in a forest preserve.
Pulse: A NovelEcco #ad - It's a story to get lost in. Stephen king“harvey’s lethal imagination is cranked to eleven in this one. They find heartbreaking loss, sordid characters, and metaphysical conspiracies. The subsequent investigation leads the detectives deep into the Fitzsimmons brothers’ past. His best yet by far. Superb!” — lee childthe story of a boston murder that defies all expectations—optioned for film by 21 Laps, the company behind Stranger Things and ArrivalBoston, 1976.
In a small apartment above kenmore square, sixteen-year-old Daniel Fitzsimmons is listening to his landlord describe a seemingly insane theory about invisible pulses of light and energy that can be harnessed by the human mind. Detectives “bark” Jones and Tommy Dillon are assigned to the case. Looking for a terrific read? I highly recommend PULSE.
Pulse: A Novel #ad - Even stranger, daniel claims to have known the details of his brother’s murder before it ever happened. He longs to laugh with his brother harry about it, but Harry doesn’t know he’s there—he would never approve of Daniel living on his own. None of that matters, because the next night Harry, a Harvard football star, though, is murdered in an alley.
. Even on the rough streets of 1970s Boston, Jones and Dillon have never had a case like this. Pulse is a novel laced with real danger and otherworldly twists—a master class by an endlessly gifted writer.
Brighton: A NovelEcco #ad - Suddenly, kevin’s headed home—to protect a friend and the secret they share. An extraordinary thriller—gripping, haunting, and marvelously told—about two friends growing up in a rapidly changing Boston, who must face the sins of their past in the midst of a series of brutal murders. You came back here to bury your past.
Then he learns his old friend is the prime suspect in a string of local murders. He’s never been back to his old block, having avoided his family and, especially, Bobby Scales. No matter what the cost. He and his buddy bobby Scales had just committed heinous violence for what they thought were the best of reasons.
Brighton: A Novel #ad - . At least that was the way things were supposed to work, except in Brighton things never work the way they’re supposed to. Twenty-six years later, Kevin is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist for the Boston Globe. Thing is, you gotta kill it first. Kevin pearce—baseball star, honor student, the pride of Brighton—was fifteen when he left town in the back of his uncle’s cab.
The Middlesteins: A NovelGrand Central Publishing #ad - The middlesteins explores the hopes and heartbreaks of new and old love, and our devastating, the yearnings of Midwestern America, fascinating preoccupation with food. She's obsessed with food--thinking about it, eating it--and if she doesn't stop, she won't have much longer to live. But now things are splintering apart, for one reason, it seems: Edie's enormous girth.
When richard abandons his wife, it is up to the next generation to take control. Robin, their schoolteacher daughter, is determined that her father pay for leaving Edie. Benny, an easy-going, pot-smoking family man, just wants to smooth things over. And rachelle-- a whippet thin perfectionist-- is intent on saving her mother-in-law's life, but this task proves even bigger than planning her twin children's spectacular b'nai mitzvah party.
The Middlesteins: A Novel #ad - Through it all, family, huge compassion, they wonder: do Edie's devastating choices rest on her shoulders alone, and sly humor, too?With pitch-perfect prose, or are others at fault, Jami Attenberg has given us an epic story of marriage, and obsession. For more than thirty years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago.
Little Packages: A Florida Mystery Novella Danielle Castle Mysteries Book 1#ad - Little Packages: A Florida Mystery Novella Danielle Castle Mysteries Book 1 #ad - So she takes a leaf from the playbook of her fiancé, Miami Jones. Danielle takes to the streets of miami and the high seas of the Caribbean to track down the stolen goods and make sure kids who deserve a chance get a Christmas to remember. The theft happened outside Florida jurisdiction. A fast florida mystery novella for fans of miami jones!special Agent Danielle Castle is neck deep in a case involving Russian gangsters gaming the South Florida slots when she learns about a stolen shipment of aid that was destined for the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas.
To replace the aid a miami church group must do the unthinkable and take funds from their Christmas toy fund for underprivileged kids. That doesn’t sit well with Danielle, but there’s no official case.
The Night Fire Renée Ballard Book 3Little, Brown and Company #ad - As she begins her inqueries -- while still working her own cases on the midnight shift -- Ballad finds aspects of the initial investigation that just don't add up. The bond between Bosch and Ballard tightens as they become a formidable investigation team. A new york times book review best crime novel of the yeara crimereads best crime novel notable selection harry bosch and lapd detective renée ballard come together again on the murder case that obsessed Bosch's mentor, the man who trained him-new from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case.
Now that mentor, is dead, john jack thompson, and his widow gives Bosch a murder book, one that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD twenty years before -- the unsolved killing of a troubled young man. Bosch takes the murder book to detective Renée Ballard and asks her to help him discover what about this crime lit Thompson's fire all those years ago.
The Night Fire Renée Ballard Book 3 #ad - And they soon arrive at a disturbing question: did thompson steal the murder book to work the case in retirement, or to make sure it never got solved? Written with the intense pacing and masterful suspense that have made Michael Connelly "the hard-boiled fiction master of our time" NPR, The Night Fire continues the unofficial partnership of two fierce detectives determined not to let the fire with burn out.