Author: Claire Griffin
Publisher: namelos llc
"How 'bout lettin' Calvin keep his knees on loan?""Meanin' what?""Meanin' you let him walk, and then his knees owe you. Like maybe he's favoredto win the District Championship next spring. Some dudes are layin' bets. Yousay Calvin's gonna lose. And he does.""I own Calvin's knees." Norris said the words slowly, like they tasted good in hismouth. He smiled and nodded. "Okay, Deej. I like that." He glared at Calvin. "Don't forget, punk."When you've got a friend who's got your back, life is good. Calvin has Deejanda coach who thinks Calvin can win the championship in the 100-meter dash,a little brother who looks up to him, a boss who trusts him with the keys tothe car shop, and Momma, who made him promise to stay in school. And thenthere's Junior, the girlfriend of Calvin's dreams. You have to take things slowwith Junior, since she's daddy's girl, but she's worth it.But when Calvin and Deej get suspended from school on a trumpedupcharge, things start to fall apart. Deej entangles them both in Norris's web,and suddenly Calvin has tough choices to make. Can he hold on to what he'sgot without turning his back on his best friend?
Author: Mary Jane Clark
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
New York Times bestselling author Mary Jane Clark delivers Nowhere to Run, a thrilling novel of psychological suspense set in the world she knows best--network news Botulism, anthrax, smallpox, plague: as medical producer for television's highly-rated morning news program, Annabelle Murphy makes her living explaining horrific conditions to the nation. So when a KEY News colleague dies with symptoms terrifyingly similar to those of anthrax, she knows the panic spreading through the corridors of the Broadcast Center is justified. As one death follows another, Annabelle's co-workers look to her for assurance, but she finds it hard to give comfort. To her, the circumstances surrounding the infections suggest diabolical murders. And when the authorities lock down the Broadcast Center with the identity of the killer still unknown, neither the victims nor the murderer can escape... Nowhere To Run is full of Mary Jane Clark's signature intricate plotting and taut psychological suspense.
Author: Sue Welford
Publisher: Pollinger in Print
Young adult novel about a girl facing pregnancy and abortion, and an unexpected new friendship.
Author: Suzanne Brockmann
Two timeless stories from the master of romantic suspense NOT WITHOUT RISK It began as a day's pleasure cruise on the crystal-clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico. But then Emily Marshall stumbled into a deadly maze of drug smuggling and murder—and discovered that the only person who could help her was the man who had once torn her heart to shreds. A sudden and passionate interlude showed Jim Keegan the truth he'd been hiding from for so long. Now he knew exactly what he lost when he walked away from Emily—and what he would lose forever if he couldn't save her.… A MAN TO DIE FOR Carrie Brooks left her home, her job, her very existence, to run away with a murder suspect, a man whose only prior introduction to her was as her kidnapper. She has no reason at all to trust him. After all, he's the enemy—isn't he? Felipe Salazar's been in disguise for so long, he's not even sure who he is anymore. But he knows two things: he's innocent. And he's waited all his life for someone like Carrie….
Author: Robert Daley
Publisher: Grand Central Pub
With the explosive power and suspense of The French Connection, the New York Times bestselling author of Tainted Evidence and Prince of the City pens a novel of brutal police corruption and deadly passion on two continents.
Author: Hilary H. Milton
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Unwanted by their father and unwilling to return to their alcoholic mother, a young brother and sister run away and try to find a place for themselves.
Author: Nancy Bush
Publisher: Zebra Books
Some Secrets When Liv Dugan ducks out of work for lunch, it's just an ordinary day. When she returns, she stumbles onto a massacre. All her colleagues at Zuma Software have been shot. Only luck has left Liv unscathed, and that might be running out. . . Will Follow You Liv suspects the shootings are tied to her past--and to the package she recently received from her long-dead adoptive mother. Sensing she's being followed, Liv jumps into a stranger's car and orders him to drive. Her "hostage" complies, listening carefully as her story unwinds. Skeptical at first, he ultimately begins to believe all Liv's fears are justified. . . To Your Grave Together, Liv and her unlikely confidant try to uncover the truth about her adoptive family, her birth parents, and her troubled childhood. Because somewhere in Liv's past is a secret worth killing for, and a nightmare she can never outrun. . . Praise for Nancy Bush's Blind Spot "Engrossing. . .twists you won't see coming!" --Karen Rose, New York Times bestselling author "Atmospheric. . .sure to cause shivers." --Book Page "Bush keeps the story moving quickly and ends with an unexpected twist." --Publishers Weekly "Nancy Bush always delivers edge-of-your seat suspense!" --Lisa Jackson, New York Times bestselling author
Author: Valerie Hansen
Publisher: Steeple Hill
"Run and don't stop!" Those were her former boyfriend's last words. Before the thugs he associated with murdered him in cold blood. Now they're after Marie Parnell. She flees with her five-year-old daughter—until car trouble strands her in Serenity, Arkansas. The handsome mechanic who promises to get her back on the road is suspicious—and purposely slow. With nowhere to turn and nowhere left to run, Marie tells Seth Whitfield everything. About her past, about finding faith, about how safe she feels with him. He vows to protect her and her child. But Seth isn't exactly who he says he is….
Author: Mark Hanna
Joe, an experienced soldier soon finds himself involved in the planning of one of the largest terrorist attacks that the UK has witnessed, but can he escape those that are responsible as he relies on his instinct and previous training to escape their never ending search for him.
Author: Maggie Hudson
When Liv Dugan ducks out of work for lunch, it's just an ordinary day. When she returns, she stumbles onto a massacre. All her colleagues at Zuma Software have been shot. Only luck has left Liv unscathed, and that might be running out . . . Liv suspects the shootings are tied to her past-and to the package she recently received from her long-dead adoptive mother. Sensing she's being followed, Liv jumps into a stranger's car and orders him to drive. Her "hostage" complies, listening carefully as her story unwinds. Skeptical at first, he ultimately begins to believe all Liv's fears are justified . . . Together, Liv and her unlikely confidant try to uncover the truth about her adoptive family, her birth parents and her troubled childhood. Because somewhere in Liv's past is a secret worth killing for, and a nightmare she can never outrun . . .
Author: Jay Thomas Willis
Publisher: Infinity Publishing
This book is the final collection of articles written for the Chicago Defender, and Final Call Newspapers. They were written between September 2001 and January 2003. The author describes and prescribes solutions for the continuing chaos, confusion, and disorganization in the Black community. The author analyzes frequent issues in the news. He considers whether Blacks are progressing as the new millennium advances. In sixty-four essays he raps up his thinking on the ending of the old and beginning of the new millennium, and how conditions will continue to affect Blacks.
Author: Amy Wallace
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
What happens when the promise to protect and serve forces a police officer to do the unthinkable…? Police Officer Ashley Walters is being stalked. Her wedding plans are interrupted by an attack on her fiancé, and a detective is shot protecting her. Ashley is forced to flee for her own safety and the lives of those she loves. Ashley finds refuge in a Mennonite community in Shipshewana, Indiana. But even in a peaceful town among gentle people she cherishes, danger stalks. All she has left is faith. But when faith fails, what survives? Readers who love suspense coupled with the simplicity of the Mennonite life will eagerly devour book two in the dramatic Place of Refuge series.
Author: Jude Watson
Publisher: Scholastic UK
The Cahill family has a secret. For five hundred years, they have guarded the 39 Clues - thirty-nine ingredients in a serum that transforms whomever takes it into the most powerful person on earth. Now the serum is missing. Dan Cahill and his older sister Amy have to get the serum back and stop who stole it...before it's game over. For everyone.