New York: Warner Books, 1993-06. Hardcover. Good/Good. 569 pages; ex-library with usual markings, edge wear to jacket and boards; With the world's old alliances and economic order shattered by a ruinous trade war, France and Germany seize the chance to build a new European order. Poland and the Czech Republic stand in their way, and when America and Britain join them, northern Europe explodes into war.
New York: Bantam Books for Young Readers, 2002-10-08. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 210 pages; light edge wear; Sydney Bristow is recruited into the ranks of SD-6, initially believed to be a covert branch of the CIA but actually an organised-crime cell. So she tackles it from within, using disguises, martial arts and high-tech gadgetry. Read how she goes from "A"-grade student to top-secret spy
New York: Avon Books, 1976-02-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 299 pages; spine creasing, edge wear, covers scuffed a bit;
New York: Putnam Adult, 1999-05-10. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 323 pages; edge wear; Someone is killing off the members of a splinter group known as the Sons of Erin--and the consequences are much greater than anyone realizes. For in these actions lie the seeds of disaster: the fall of two governments and the derailing of the Irish peace process. Now, former terrorist Sean Dillon and White House insider Blake Johnson must stop the assassin before all hell breaks loose.
New York: Atria, 2004-02-24. Book Club. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 338 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; A Renaissance scholar and former private investigator herself, first-time author Silbert parlays her experiences into one of the most page-turning thrillers to come along in years. An exciting blend of Elizabethan espionage and modern day intrigue, "The Intelligencer" is a remarkable debut, one that bears comparison to the best of A.S. Byatt and Caleb Carr.
New York: Viking Adult, 1986-05-21. Hardcover. Good/Good. 465 pages; edge wear, corners bumped; Janna Maxwell has everything. Stunning beauty, superb breeding, fabulous wealth, awesome power . . . She has everything except the truth about her mysterious past. It's a secret so monstrous that her only hope for survival rests upon the one man who now threatens to destroy her . . . a man who may be her father!
New York: Touchstone, 2006-07-25. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 449 pages; slight edge wear to jacket; Two thousand years ago, Mary Magdalene hid a set of scrolls in the rocky foothills of the French Pyrenees, a gospel that contained her own version of the events and characters of the New Testament. Protected by supernatural forces, these sacred scrolls could be uncovered only by a special seeker, one who fulfills the ancient prophecy of "l'attendue" -- The Expected One. When journalist Maureen Pascal begins the research for a new book, she has no idea that she is stepping into an ancient mystery so secret, so revolutionary, that thousands of people have killed and died for it. She becomes deeply immersed in the mystical cultures of southwest France as the eerie prophecy of The Expected One casts a shadow over her life and work and a long-buried family secret comes to light. Maureen's extraordinary journey takes her from the dusty streets of Jerusalem to the cathedrals of Paris . . . and ultimately to search for the scrolls themselves. She must unravel clues that link history's great artistic masters, including Sandro Botticelli, Nicolas Poussin, and Jean Cocteau; the Medici, Bourbon, and Borgia dynasties; and great scientific minds like Leonardo da Vinci and Isaac Newton. Ultimately, she, and the reader, come face-to-face with Jesus Christ, Mary Magdalene, John the Baptist, Judas, and Salome in the pages of a deeply moving and powerful new gospel, the life of Jesus as told by Mary Magdalene.
New York: St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2002-06-17. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 518 pages; spine and cover creases, edge wear; Edward Kreiss is a retired FBI agent--a manhunter whose specialty is making rogue operatives disappear. When Kreiss's daughter vanishes in the backwoods of rural West Virginia, and the FBI has no leads to follow, Kreiss follows his own--with a vengeance. Exercising the lethal maneuvers that made him the best "sweeper" in the business, Kreiss plunges back into action--this time as the dangerous loner he was once trained to kill. Unknown to Kreiss, corrupt agency brass have their own reasons for keeping the kidnapping low-profile--and making the job of eliminating Kreiss high priority. Called in to take him down is a deadly female assassin with a killer instinct that surpasses that of her prey. Now, as hunter becomes hunted, Kreiss finds himself and his daughter trapped in an elaborate game of political scandal and personal revenge. And whatever secret has been buried by Kreiss's elusive enemies is sure to trigger open season on anyone who discovers it.
New York: Pocket Star, 2001-07-01. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 608 pages; edge wear; After the murder of a world-renowned physicist, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon learns an ancient secret society called the Illuminati, which stands for science and has opposed the Catholic church since the 1500s, is responsible. When Langdon realizes the Illuminati may attempt to defeat the church by destroying Vatican City, he and scientist Vittoria Vetra are the world's only hope.
New York: Forge Books, 2007-07-10. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 348 pages; light edge wear; Ken Olson thought he had it all--a loving wife, a beautiful baby, and a career on the fast track. But soon after his big promotion, his whole world is shattered by a monstrous crime. A crime committed by the CEO of his own company. A crime his company will cover up at any cost. Stripped of everything but his passion to bring the CEO to justice, Olson uncovers the dark and dangerous world behind the corporate jets and executive mansions--the private armies of mercenary killers who do the corporation's dirtiest work under the guise of "plausible deniability," the offshore banking havens with their clandestine black-hole accounts, and the relentless greed of the lucky few at the top. Olson's struggle pits him against a host of deadly rivals--the most brutal killer in the international private military underworld, the network anchorwoman with a beautiful face and not a hint of conscience, the aristocrat who pulls the strings of power and never dirties his hands, the hot young actress who makes sex a tool of deception, and, of course, his own chief executive, a bloodthirsty psychopath who has hijacked the corner office. Set against the backdrop of today's business world, where mega-mergers slash thousands of jobs and yield million-dollar executive payouts, "Evil, Inc." is a thrilling, ticking time bomb of a story--a tale of one man's fight against the vicious, backstabbing politics of the corporation, where ruthless power mongers rule and human life counts for nothing against the bottom line.
New York: Howard Books, 2008-06-03. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 435 pages; remainder mark on page ends, light edge wear to jacket and boards; After the Democratic presidential nomination is stolen by Senate Majority Leader Salmon Stanley in a bitter credentials fight at the nominating convention, Bob Long, the moderate Governor of California, shocks the political establishment by launching an independent bid for the Presidency. The FBI and the Justice Department launch a full-blown criminal probe of the credentials dispute, and prosecutors empanel a grand jury that indicts the campaign chairman of Senate Majority Leader Stanley for perjury and obstruction of justice. The Republican candidate, the incumbent vice-president, appears to be coasting to victory in the topsy-turvy three-way presidential race. But the morning after he accepts the presidential nomination in a stirring speech, he is murdered in a violent terrorist attack.
New York: Warner Books, 1999-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 451 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards, sticker residue on jacket, reverse side of jacket is stained; Former Navy SEAL Nolan Kilkenny leads the CIA and FBI on the breakneck pursuit of three brilliant computer "hackers" who have stolen a top-secret intelligence-gathering project that can penetrate the world's most heavily protected computer networks.
New York: Forge, 1997-02. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 303 pages; light edge wear to boards, boards slightly warped; When a prominent Boston union figure is murdered, defense attorney Taylor Brooke's fight to protect her client leads to a struggle to save her own life.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 2004-02-03. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 333 pages; corners bumped, some edge wear to jacket and boards; In 1970, one of Mississippi's more colourful weekly newspapers, The Ford County Times, went bankrupt. To the surprise and dismay of many, ownership was assumed by a 23 year-old college drop-out, named Willie Traynor. The future of the paper looked grim until a young mother was brutally raped and murdered by a member of the notorious Padgitt family. Willie Traynor reported all the gruesome details, and his newspaper began to prosper. The murderer, Danny Padgitt, was tried before a packed courtroom in Clanton, Mississippi. The trial came to a startling and dramatic end when the defendant threatened revenge against the jurors if they convicted him. Nevertheless, they found him guilty, and he was sentenced to life in prison. But in Mississippi in 1970, 'life' didn't necessarily mean 'life', and nine years later Danny Padgitt managed to get himself paroled. He returned to Ford County, and the retribution began.
New York: William Morrow, 2003-06-17. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 385 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; Lacey Quinn makes her living as an art buyer. On her grandfather's death, she inherits hundreds of his paintings. When Lacey starts pursuing the personal history of her recently dead artist-grandfather, someone starts pursuing her. The hunters know what Lacey doesn't: the paintings are a voice from the grave, crying murder.
New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2003-09-30. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 370 pages; slight edge wear to jacket and boards; A young American aid volunteer, Ricky Colenso, is brutally murdered in former Yugoslavia. His grandfather, the Canadian billionaire Steven Edmond, is bent on revenge. The quest to find Ricky's murderer leads Edmond to Cal Dexter, ex-Vietnam Special Forces, the one man who could bring the killer to justice. But what starts as a personal, domestic tragedy soon explodes into a terrifying drama on the centre stage of world terrorism. From the battlefield of Vietnam via war-torn Serbia to the jungles of Central America, "Avenger" is packed with riveting detail, breathtaking action and political suspense, while in Cal Dexter we meet an unforgettable hero in the most dynamic Forsyth tradition.
New York: Ballantine Books, 2006-11-21. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 294 pages; some light edge wear to jacket and boards; Two popular authors team up again for a collaborative work of white-knuckle suspense featuring Jonathan Kellerman's beloved Alex Delaware, and Faye Kellerman's popular duo Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus.
New York: Fawcett, 1981-10-12. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 316 pages; spine creasing, edge wear;
Mira, 2009-10-01. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 329 pages; light edge wear; Henry Parker had no idea that the junkie who had come to him for help--and who Henry had blown off--was a brother he never knew about. Now, Stephen Gaines is dead, and Henry is forced to question everything he's ever known.
New York: St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2006-11-28. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 384 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Forensic nurse Chastity O'Connor is trying to put the past behind her. After exposing her father as the monster he was, she was shunned by the rest of her family. But now, one of them needs her help: her brother-in-law Max Stanton, whom she has never met. Chastity's sister, Faith, is missing from her upmarket home in New Orleans, and Max needs Chastity to track her down. Chastity is forced to face her own ghosts in a city where forensics are an old boy's club and a woman can find trouble on every street corner. As a hurricane threatens, her search for her sister is impeded at every turn. Could it be that Faith doesn't want to be found?