By Chris Pavone
From the writer of the hot York Times-bestselling and Edgar Award-winning The Expats
As sunrise methods in long island, literary agent Isabel Reed is popping the ultimate pages of a mysterious, nameless manuscript, racing during the explosive revelations approximately strong humans, in addition to long-hidden secrets and techniques approximately her personal earlier. In Copenhagen, veteran CIA operative Hayden grey, decided that this sweeping tale be buried, is without warning staring down the barrel of an unforeseen gun. And in Zurich, the writer himself is hiding in a shadowy expat lifestyles, attempting to catch up on a lifetime’s worthy of lies and betrayals with book of The coincidence, whereas continually having a look over his shoulder.
Over the process one lengthy, determined, more and more perilous day, those lives collide because the ebook starts off its harmful march towards booklet, towards saving or ruining careers and firms, putting every thing at risk—and everybody in mortal peril. the wealthy forged of characters—in publishing and movie, politics and espionage—are all pressured to confront the implications in their goals, the schisms among their perfect selves and the folks they really became.
The motion rockets round Europe and throughout the United States, with an elaborate internet of duplicities stretching again a quarter-century to a depressing winding highway in upstate big apple, the place the surprising fact in regards to the coincidence itself is buried.
Gripping, subtle, layered, and most unlikely to place down, The coincidence proves once more that Chris Pavone is a real grasp of suspense.
Read Online or Download The Accident PDF
Similar mystery books
From Publisher's Weekly:
When poison from a tropical plant places eight-month-old Acito, whose identify capacity "little turtle," right into a San Diego health facility, baby abuse investigator Bo Bradley is drawn into her 3rd suspenseful case (following Strawgirl). based on Andy LaMarche, a medical institution pediatrician and Bradley's made up our minds suitor, Acito's caretakers couldn't have poisoned the infant by chance. This casts suspicion on Acito's mom, Chac, a bar singer who visited her son in advance of he fell in poor health. Bo meets Chac in Tijuana and springs to think she wouldn't have poisoned her son, yet this turns into difficult to end up after the lady collapses and dies on degree. because the San Diego police aren't performing on Acito's case and the Mexican law enforcement officials don't care in regards to the dying of one other ex-prostitute, Bo focuses her vigorous interest on Chac's associates and her American husband, who has escaped from from a Louisiana felony. Padgett expertly crafts this secret, placing her sleuth within the considered necessary life-threatening occasions. What units her tale aside, even if, is her description of the workings of public baby defense and her convincing portrayal, from the interior, of Bo's efforts to paintings and reside with manic depression.
(Copyright 1995 Reed enterprise info, Inc. )
(Book 3 of the Bo Bradley Mysteries sequence)
The mysterious Inspector O is once more drawn right into a net of concessions and cover-ups within the most up-to-date secret from seriously acclaimed writer James Church.
Autumn brings unwelcome information to Inspector O: wrenched from retirement, he has been ordered to Pyongyang for an task. the 2 Koreas are actually cooperating--very quietly--to preserve balance within the North. Stability calls for compromise; balance calls for peace; balance calls for that O examine against the law of ardour devoted by way of the younger guy who has been chosen because the most sensible chief of a transition govt.
O is suggested to ensure the case is going away. Then he learns that numerous groups—remnants of the previous regime, overseas powers, rival gangs—all need a piece of the motion, and all clarify that if O values his lifestyles, he'll now not get of their means. O isn’t yes the place his loyalties lie, and he doesn’t have a lot time to determine even if ‘tis greater to be noble or be dead.
Once back, James Church’s spare, lyrical writing illuminates an unusual panorama of whispers and shadows, a spot few outsiders have ever skilled. the guy with the Baltic Stare is a chilling, atmospheric noir—a interesting reaction to the works of Martin Cruz Smith and John Le Carre.
The eccentric Olive Kettering swore an individual was once attempting to damage her. Too undesirable not anyone listened, although lots sought after her lifeless. while Olive is shot and killed, Mrs. Jeffries has no challenge conversing her brain to determine justice served.
Millers Kill reaches the boiling element during this white-hot novel of affection and suspense
People die. Marriages fail. within the small Adirondack city of Millers Kill, long island, even if, existence doesn’t cease for heartbreak. A brand-new officer within the police division, a breaking-and-entering, and hassle inside of his circle of relatives hold Police leader Russ Van Alstyne busy sufficient to disregard the discomfort of wasting his wife—and the lady he loves.
At St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, the Reverend Clare Fergusson is attempting to maintain her sacristy, her bishop, and her nationwide protect superiors happy—all the whereas denying her personal wounded soul.
When a Mexican farmhand stumbles over a Latino guy killed with a unmarried shot to the again of his head, Clare is sucked into the research via her involvement within the migrant group. the invention of 2 extra our bodies accomplished within the similar approach ignites fears serial killer is unfastened within the close-knit group. whereas the unhappy spring becomes a hot summer season, Russ is laid low with media hysteria, clash inside of his division, and a sequence of baffling assaults.
As the violence moves nearer and toward domestic, an untried officer is verified, a cautious migrant employee is tempted, and would-be fans who suggestion they'd misplaced every thing needs to have the opportunity to belief one another again—before it turns into perpetually, fatally, too late.
Julia Spencer-Fleming indicates you could break out danger—but now not desire—in her so much suspenseful, passionate novel but, I Shall now not wish.
- Mrs. Jeffries Takes the Stage (Mrs. Jeffries, Book 10)
- Classic In The Clouds (Jack Colby, Car Detective, Book 3)
- Enter Evil (Claire Morgan, Book 4)
- The One from the Other (Bernie Gunther, Book 4)
- Muerte en el club de lectura (Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, Book 8)
Additional info for The Accident
And if she knew Sonny Boy 44 CHARLES DEEMER / DEAD BODY IN A SMALL ROOM hadn’t cut the hole in the fence, did she also know who had? Lavinia provided more questions than answers. “A penny for your thoughts,” said Sally, sliding onto the barstool beside me. She was wearing jeans, a red western shirt and cowboy boots. My sister the cop looked like someone who’d have no trouble wrestling a steer to the ground. ” “You certainly seemed deep in thought. ” I was changing the subject without her knowing it.
On I-80 East on their way home, they stopped late in the afternoon in Sogobia to find a motel. When they saw the large sign at the edge of town advertising The Black Cat B&B, they decided to check it out. They still felt like celebrating, and a bed-andbreakfast would be more festive than a motel. They were surprised to find that The Black Cat B&B was surrounded by a high chain-link fence with a security gate at the entrance. But it looked ideal: a large Victorian building on a sprawling lot within walking distance of the Sogobia River, surrounded by shade trees to temper the heat coming off the Nevada desert.
He’s only the screenwriter, Sally. ” 47 CHARLES DEEMER / DEAD BODY IN A SMALL ROOM 5 I’d brought my Remington portable typewriter with me from Hollywood. It was still in its case in the closet. On Thursday morning I made a gigantic gesture toward starting a new future and took it out, setting it up on one end of the small table off the kitchen. For a long time I sat in front of it, as if trying to get used to the idea that this was my new writing space instead of the office I’d rented at Columbia, that I could work at home and write books and be my own boss.