Die Trying by Lee Child

March 24, 2016

Plot summary (from the publisher): When a woman is kidnapped off a Chicago street in broad daylight, Jack Reacher’s in the wrong place at the wrong time. He’s kidnapped with her. Chained together and racing across America toward an unknown destination, they’re at the mercy of a group of men demanding an impossible ransom. Because […]


The English Assassin by Daniel Silva

January 21, 2016

Plot summary (from the publisher): The Unlikely Spy, Daniel Silva’s extraordinary debut novel, was applauded by critics as it rocketed onto national bestseller lists. Now Silva has outdone himself, with a taut, lightning-paced thriller rooted assuredly in fact: Switzerland’s shameful WWII record of profiteering and collaboration with Nazi Germany. When art restorer and occasional Israeli […]


Zero Day by David Baldacci

August 23, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): John Puller is a combat veteran and the best military investigator in the U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigation Division. His father was an Army fighting legend, and his brother is serving a life sentence for treason in a federal military prison. Puller has an indomitable spirit and an unstoppable drive to […]


Tripwire by Lee Child

July 14, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): Reacher’s anonymity in Florida is shattered by an investigator who’s come looking for him. But hours after his arrival, the stranger is murdered. Retracing the PI’s trail back to New York, Reacher’s compelled to find out who was looking for him and why. He never expected the reasons to be […]


Stone Cold by David Baldacci

May 24, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): Oliver Stone, the leader of the mysterious group that calls itself the Camel Club, is both feared and respected by those who’ve crossed his path. Keeping a vigilant watch over our leaders in Washington D.C., the Camel Club has won over some allies, but it has also earned formidable enemies-including […]


11th Hour by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

April 24, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): Your best friend Lindsay Boxer is pregnant at last! But her work doesn’t slow for a second. When millionaire Chaz Smith is mercilessly gunned down, she discovers that the murder weapon is linked to the deaths of four of San Francisco’s most untouchable criminals. And it was taken from her […]


Charm City by Laura Lippman

March 13, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): Reporter-turned-p.i. Tess Monaghan loves every inch of her native Baltimore—-a quirky city where baseball reigns, and homicide seems to be the second most popular sport. Business tycoon “Wink” Wynkowski wants to change all of that by bringing pro-basketball back to town—-a laudable mission that’s greeted with widespread cheers . . […]


12th of Never by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro

January 26, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): It’s finally time! Detective Lindsay Boxer is in labor–while two killers are on the loose. Lindsay Boxer’s beautiful baby is born! But after only a week at home with her new daughter, Lindsay is forced to return to work to face two of the biggest cases of her career. A […]


The Forgotten by David Baldacci

August 29, 2014

Plot summary (from the publisher): Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is. A combat veteran, Puller is the man the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. Now he has a new case–but this time, the crime is personal: His aunt has been found dead in Paradise, […]


Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

July 24, 2014

Plot summary (from the publisher): In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair. Without warning, a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, running over the innocent, backing up, and charging again. Eight people are […]