Like everyone else, Kelly doesn’t believe her. Stylish, knock-out suspense from a modern master. Michael kelly is sitting in his office when he gets an anonymous e-mail offering to pay him nearly a quarter of a million dollars if he will find Perry, no questions asked. The governor’s wife is a hard-eyed look at the intersection of the political and the personal, at the perils of trusting even those closest to us, and the collateral damage of our highest aspirations.
The Governor's Wife: A novel Michael Kelly Series #ad - Kelly’s investigation begins with the woman Ray Perry left behind—his wife, Marie. It’s been two years since disgraced Illinois governor Ray Perry disappeared from a federal courthouse in Chicago moments after being sentenced to thirty-seven years in prison on corruption charges. P. I. What he finds is a woman who turns out to be even more intriguing than her husband, with her own deeply complicated reasons for standing by him.
Everyone in chicago has secrets, including the governor’s wife.
We All Fall Down Michael Kelly Series Book 4Vintage #ad - . Hospitals become morgues. And the most audacious page-turner yet from an emerging modern master. L trains are converted into rolling hearses. While the mayor postures, people begin to die, especially on the city’s grim West Side. Chicago cop turned private investigator Michael Kelly is racing to save his city from a deadly new foe: a biological weapon unleashed underground.
We All Fall Down Michael Kelly Series Book 4 #ad - When a lightbulb falls in a subway tunnel, it releases a pathogen that could kill millions. Finally, sealing off entire sections of the city—but are they keeping people out or in? meanwhile, the government acts, Michael Kelly’s hunt for the people who poisoned his city takes him into the tangled underworld of Chicago’s West Side gangs and the even more frightening world of black biology—an elite discipline emerging from the nation’s premier labs, where scientists play God and will stop at nothing to preserve their secrecy.
It’s a brave new world.
The Third Rail Michael Kelly Series Book 3Vintage #ad - The city of chicago is under siege, and Michael Kelly, former cop turned private investigator, happens to be on the scene when all hell breaks loose. Kelly’s brassy investigating and razor-sharp instincts lead him into an intricate plot involving a retired cop, a shady train company, and a quietly ticking weapon nestled deep in the city’s underbelly.
The Third Rail Michael Kelly Series Book 3 #ad - But when his girlfriend—the gorgeous judge Rachel Swenson—is abducted, Kelly realizes that the only way he’s going to find the killer is to excavate his own stormy past. An hour later, a second woman is killed as she rides an elevated train through the Loop. Then, a church becomes the target of a chemical weapons attack.
A woman is shot as she waits for her train to work.
The Fifth Floor: A Michael Kelley Novel Michael Kelly Series Book 2Vintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - Private detective Michael Kelly returns in a lightning-paced, intricately woven mystery. Life, however, is not so simple. When kelly is hired by an old girlfriend to tail her abusive husband, he expects trouble of a domestic rather than a historical nature. Along the way, he finds himself framed for murder, before finally facing a killer bent on rewriting history.
. Kelly becomes embroiled in a scam that stretches from current politics back to the night Chicago burned to the ground. The trail leads to a dead body in an abandoned house on Chicago's North Side and then to places Kelly would rather not go: specifically, City Hall's fabled fifth floor, where the mayor is feeling the heat.
The Chicago Way Michael Kelly Series Book 1Vintage #ad - To close the case, a serial killer, Kelly will have to face the mob, his own double-crossing friends, and the mean streets of the city he loves. Private detective michael Kelly is hired by his former partner to solve an eight-year old rape and battery case long gone cold. But when the partner turns up dead, kelly enlists a team of his savviest colleagues to connect the dots between the recent murder and the cold case it revived: a television reporter whose relationship with Kelly is not strictly professional; his best friend from childhood, a forensic DNA expert; and an old ally from the DA's office.
The Innocence GameVintage #ad - A cold case is about to do supernova and three students will learn the price of innocence. At northwestern's renowned journalism school, Ian Joyce has been invited to participate in a prestigious seminar that investigates wrongful convictions and forgotten cases. His alleged killer was murdered decades ago in jail.
With only two other classmates--beautiful, ten-year-old skylar Wingate, last seen walking home from school, strong-willed Sarah Gold and enigmatically brilliant Jake Havens--he begins to investigate the long-ago murder of a young boy, his body discovered three days later in a forest preserve. But two chilling clues delivered to Jake's house suggest that the killer is still very much alive, in fact, and, in their midst.
The Innocence Game #ad - As the evidence mounts, deceit, the three classmates find themselves drawn into web of distrust, and corruption that will lead from the grittiest corners of Chicago and to the shores of Lake Michigan.
Her Deadly Secret: A gripping psychological thriller with twists that will take your breath awayOne More Chapter #ad - But all is not as it seems behind the curtains of their suburban home. Loretta, the family liaison officer, is sure Hannah is hiding something – a dark and twisted secret from deep in her past. This terrible memory could be the key to the murder of another girl fifteen years ago. Perfect for fans of BA Paris and Sue Fortin.
A young girl has been taken. And as links between the two victims emerge, Joe and Hannah learn that in a family built on lies, the truth can destroy everything…. A family built on lies…a dark and twisty psychological thriller, in which a young girl is abducted and her family is confronted with a horror from deep in their past.
Her Deadly Secret: A gripping psychological thriller with twists that will take your breath away #ad - Abducted, never to be seen again. Joe and hannah, her traumatized parents, are consumed by grief.
Brighton: A NovelEcco #ad - To report this story to the end and protect those he loves, slippery killer, he must face not only an elusive, but his own corrupted conscience. A powerhouse of a thriller, debts owed, Brighton is a riveting and elegiac exploration of promises broken, and old wrongs made right . Kevin didn’t want a pass, but he was getting it anyway.
. At least that was the way things were supposed to work, except in Brighton things never work the way they’re supposed to. Twenty-six years later, Kevin is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist for the Boston Globe. Thing is, you gotta kill it first. Kevin pearce—baseball star, honor student, the pride of Brighton—was fifteen when he left town in the back of his uncle’s cab.
Brighton: A Novel #ad - . Bobby would stay and face the music; Kevin’s future would remain bright as ever. Suddenly, kevin’s headed home—to protect a friend and the secret they share. An extraordinary thriller—gripping, haunting, and marvelously told—about two friends growing up in a rapidly changing Boston, who must face the sins of their past in the midst of a series of brutal murders.
You came back here to bury your past. Then he learns his old friend is the prime suspect in a string of local murders. He and his buddy bobby Scales had just committed heinous violence for what they thought were the best of reasons.
Pulse: A NovelEcco #ad - Even stranger, daniel claims to have known the details of his brother’s murder before it ever happened. He longs to laugh with his brother harry about it, but Harry doesn’t know he’s there—he would never approve of Daniel living on his own. His best yet by far. Superb!” — lee childthe story of a boston murder that defies all expectations—optioned for film by 21 Laps, the company behind Stranger Things and ArrivalBoston, 1976.
In a small apartment above kenmore square, sixteen-year-old Daniel Fitzsimmons is listening to his landlord describe a seemingly insane theory about invisible pulses of light and energy that can be harnessed by the human mind. Detectives “bark” Jones and Tommy Dillon are assigned to the case. The subsequent investigation leads the detectives deep into the Fitzsimmons brothers’ past.
Pulse: A Novel #ad - . They find heartbreaking loss, sordid characters, and metaphysical conspiracies. Looking for a terrific read? I highly recommend PULSE. The veteran partners thought they’d seen it all, but they are stunned when Daniel wanders into the crime scene. It's a story to get lost in. Stephen king“harvey’s lethal imagination is cranked to eleven in this one.
Double Tap Paul Madriani Novels Book 8Berkley #ad - Faced with an uncooperative client, Madriani begins a dangerous search for the truth—in the soldier's shadowy past, in the victim's deadly secrets. . New york times bestselling author steve Martini takes legal thrillers to a new level in this Paul Madriani novel about a soldier's secrets and a government's lies.
. A beautiful businesswoman, founder of a high-tech software company catering to the military, is found dead, two tightly grouped bullet wounds to her a head—a “double tap, ” the trademark of highly skilled assassins. Paul madriani takes the case of the man accused of the crime: a career soldier who refuses to explain the mysterious gaps in his military résumé.
The Real Michael Swann: A NovelDutton #ad - It isn’t until later in the evening when she discovers that something terrible has happened at Penn Station, where Michael was waiting for a train home. A twisting, heart-wrenching journey into a marriage, a gripping thriller. Yet as she tries to find him, her calls go unanswered. When someone finds a flyer she’s posted and tells her they may have seen her husband, her prayers seem to be answered.
Julia races to new york city to look for Michael, her panicked searching interwoven with memories of meeting and falling in love with the husband she’s now desperate to find. Did michael survive? if so, why hasn’t he contacted her? was he—or is he still—the man she fell in love with? Part family drama, The Real Michael Swann is a deftly plotted suspense novel with an unflinching portrait of a marriage at its heart, part tragic love story, challenging us to confront the unthinkable—both in our country and in our own homes.
The Real Michael Swann: A Novel #ad - Reardon masterfully delivers an intimate, trust, heartbreaking portrayal of a family whose love, and loyalty for each other is put to the ultimate test. Rhiannon navin, author of Only Child. Reardon grabs his readers on page one, then deftly ratchets up the suspense until the breathless ending. Lisa unger, mother of two young boys, is on the phone with her husband, New York Times bestselling authorJulia Swann, Michael, when the call abruptly cuts out.