Cold Hit (Alexandra Cooper Mysteries #3)
Alexandra Cooper has seen many murder victims, but few more disturbing than the silk-clad body of a woman, her hands and feet tied to a ladder, pulled <more...> from the turbulent waters at Manhattan's northern tip. With her colleagues, including NYPD detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace, Alex races against the clock and hopes for a "cold hit", a DNA match that would reveal the identity of the murderer by linking the crime to someone already in the police database. But as the case pulls her into the exclusive world of East Side auction houses and cutting-edge Chelsea galleries, Alex discovers she may be marked as an expendable commodity in a chilling and deadly scheme...
Bad Blood (Alexandra Cooper Mysteries #9)
Alexandra Cooper is in court for what promises to be an unusual trial. The defendant is a young businessman charged with murdering his wife. He was ou <more...>t of town the day of the killing, but Cooper plans to prove that he hired a hit man. Then, in the middle of the trial, an explosion rocks the city. Is it terrorism? Political retribution? An accident? When a connection is made between the tunnel workers and the defendant, Alexandra Cooper finds herself in the underbelly of the city. In a cliff-hanger, Fairstein takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride through New York and deep beneath its streets, to a conclusion which is as surprising as it is frightening.
Diana has spent two decades building a bulky barrier to protect herself from the world. And while her mother's talks act as motivation for Diana to be <more...>come the sexy siren she was born to be, losing it is the only way she can truly free herself.
With this spellbinding first novel about the destructive lies three immigrant generations of a Pakistani/Bangladeshi family tell each other, Roopa Far <more...>ooki adds a fresh new voice to the company of Zadie Smith, Jhumpa Lahiri and Arudhati Roy.Henna Rub is a precocious teenager whose wheeler-dealer father never misses a business opportunity and whose sumptuous Calcutta marriage to wealthy romantic Ricky-Rashid Karim is achieved by an audacious network of lies...
Talon of The Silver Hawk (Conclave of Shadows #1)
Evil has come to a distant land high among the snow-capped mountains of Midkemia. Razing village after village, slaughtering men, women, and children <more...>without mercy, an exterminating army wearing the colors of the Duke of Olasko puts a small nation to the sword. And when the carnage is done, one, and only one, survivor remains: a young boy named Kieli, who is a youth no longer.
King of Foxes (Conclave of Shadows #2)
In the mountains of Midkemia, a boy came brutally of age in blood and in terror. And now he lives for one purpose alone... revenge! An exceptionally <more...>skilled swordsman, young Tal Hawkins was the only survivor of the massacre of his village, rescued, recruited, and trained by the mysterious order of magicians and spies, the Conclave of Shadows. Now one of the secret society's most valuable agents, he gains entrance into the court of Duke Olasko, the bloodthirsty and powerful despot whose armies put Tal's village to the sword, by posing as a nobleman from the distant Kingdom of the Isles. But the enemy is cunning and well protected, in league with the foul necromancer Leso Varen, dark master of death-magic, and to gain the Duke's trust and confidence, Tal Hawkins must first sell his soul.
Exile's Return (Conclave of Shadows #3)
Merciless deserts, forbidding mountains, and vast oceans now separate the once powerful despot from his former seat of power, his dark dreams of venge <more...>ance overwhelmed by the daily struggle for survival. But there is a larger drama that will entangle the broken dictator. An evil devastating and deadly seeks entrance to the land, the mystical tool of a dark empire hungry for conquest and destruction, and Kaspar has inadvertently discovered the key.Suddenly, Midkemia's last hope is a disgraced and exiled duke whose history is written in blood, and who now must wield his sword as her champion... if he so chooses.
Flight of The NightWawks (Darkwar Saga #1)
A new evil threatens Midkemia, its web stretching from the deepest criminal underworld all the way up to the highest seats of power in ancient Kesh. A <more...>nd the Conclave of Shadows, charged unexpectedly with the training of two apprentices, must also best powerful agents of the darkest magic, for the fate of two worlds lies in the balance.
Into A Dark Realm (Darkwar Saga #2)
The Conclave of Shadows has smashed the Nighthawks' dread plot to destroy the Empire of Great Kesh through civil war, putting an end to the murderous <more...>brotherhood's reign of terror. But there is no time for the victors to celebrate, for the mad sorcerer, Leso Varen, has taken refuge with the Magicians of the Assembly on the world of Kelewan, and is lost among the most powerful men and women of that empire. And a devastating new threat looms on the horizon.
Prince of Blood (Krondor's Sons #1)
Set twenty years after the events in The Riftwar Saga, Prince of the Blood follows the adventures that erupt when a group of powerful nobles attempt t <more...>o overthrow the Empress of Kesh, bitterly dividing the court. In the centre of the conflict are the two princes of Krondor, Borric and Erland. When Borric escapes and makes a desperate journey back tothe court to warn of the traitor's plans, which if they were to succeed, would start a war that would twar the Empire apart.