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Murder | Murder

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Dec.27.2007
Detective Alex Cross is on his way to resign from the Washington, D.C., police force when his partner shows up at his door with a case he can’t refuse. One of John Sampson’s oldest friends, from their days together in Vietnam, has been arrested for murder. Worse yet, he is subject to the iron hand...
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Dec.27.2007
Alex Cross has never believed in vampires. But when two joggers are found slain in a manner that suggests a macabre ritual, he has to reconsider. Someone believes in vampires enough to have committed a series of bizarre murders that appear to be the work of one. Local police are horrified, and even...
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Dec.27.2007
The danger isn’t in the water. As a lifeguard in Florida resort, Ned Kelly meets the woman of his dreams. It feels perfect except that she prefers caviar and Manolo Blahniks, and he is used to burgers and flip-flops. So when Ned’s cousin offers him a rich deal, Ned can’t turn him down. It is just...
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Dec.27.2007
FBI agent Alex Cross is on vacation with his family in Disneyland when he gets a call from the director. A top actress has been shot outside her home in Beverly Hills. Shortly afterward, an editor for the Los Angeles Times receives an email recounting the murder in shocking detail, signed Mary...
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Dec.27.2007
It is a wild race against time as Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer and the newest member of the Women’s Murder Club, attorney Yuki Castellano, lead an investigation into a string of mysterious patient deaths—and reveal a hospital administration determined to shield its reputation at all costs. And while...
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Dec.27.2007
Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small—occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world in an uproar, he knows that he has found the case of his lifetime. The crime...
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Dec.27.2007
Bestselling author James Patterson returns with an unstoppable novel of law and revenge. Senior FBI agent Nick Pellisante is closing in on the notorious mob boss “The Electrician,” when the scheduled sting goes spectacularly awry. Two FBI agents are dead, the boss is wounded, and Pellisante vows...
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Dec.27.2007
Kristin Burns is making her way in New York City. Her photos are being considered at a major Manhattan gallery, she works by day with two wonderful children, and the man of her dreams is almost hers for keeps. But just as everything she’s ever wanted is finally within reach, her life changes...
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Dec.27.2007
Desirable Daughters, by the prolific writer Bharati Mukherjee, whose short story collection The Middleman won the 1998 National Book Critics Circle Award, is a masterful meditation on marriage and family ties. It begins on a fantastic note: on a winter night in an east Bengali village in 1879, the...
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Dec.27.2007
Few modern American novels have ignited more controversy and contention than this story of Stephen Richards Rojack, war hero and congressman turned professor and television personality. From the moment Rojack murders his maddening wife and begins his desperate flight through the underground of the...