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There's chaos in Hollywood on New Year's Eve. LAPD Detective Renée Ballard is called to a scene where a hardworking auto shop owner has been fatally hit by a bullet in the middle of a crowded street party. Ballard's investigation leads her to look into another unsolved murder - a case at one time worked by Detective Harry Bosch. Ballard and Bosch team up once again to find out where the old and new cases intersect. All the while they must look over their shoulders. The killer who has stayed undetected for so long knows they are coming after him. Print run 750,000.
Stolen from her Ghanaian village as a child, Nena Knight has plenty of motives to kill. Now an elite assassin for a powerful business syndicate called the Tribe, she gets plenty of chances. Nena learns a new Tribe council member is the same man who razed her village, murdered her family, and sold her into captivity. Nena can't resist the temptation of vengeance - and she doesn't want to. Before she can reclaim her life, she must leverage everything she was and everything she is to take him down and end the cycle of bloodshed for good.
In the Sahara Desert, two elite intelligence agents are on the trail of a powerful group of drug-smuggling terrorists. In China, a senior government official battles against the older Communist hawks in the government. And in the United States, Pauline Green, the country's first woman president, navigates terrorist attacks and illegal arms trading. But when one act of aggression leads to another, the most powerful countries in the world are caught in a complex web of alliances they can't escape. And once all the sinister pieces are in place, can anyone stop the inevitable?
French detective Luc Moncrief joined the NYPD for a fresh start but someone wants to make his first big case his last. Gorgeous women are dropping dead at upscale department stores in New York City. Detective Moncrief and Detective Katherine Burke are close to solving the mystery, but looks can be deceiving. In the heart of the holiday season, priceless paintings have vanished from a Park Avenue murder scene. Now, dashing Detective Moncrief must become a quick study in the art of the steal - before a coldblooded killer paints the town red. Merry Christmas, Detective. Print run 25,000.
Carolina Garcia-Ramirez is a rising star in national politics, taking on the establishment with her progressive agenda, but also contending with numerous death threats coming from hundreds of suspects. After her chief of staff reaches out to Boston PI Spenser for security, it doesn't take long for Spenser to cross paths with an extremist group. As the primary nears and threats become a deadly plot, it's up to Spenser, Hawk, and a surprise trusted ally to ensure the congresswoman is safe. Print run 75,000.
Lucas Vega is obsessed with the death of Candace Swain. Three years later while interning at the Medical Examiner's, Lucas discovers new information, but the police are not interested. Lucas knows he has several credible pieces of the puzzle. He just isn't sure how they fit together. So he creates a podcast to revisit Candace's last hours. New tips come in - then one of the podcast callers turns up dead. The pressure is on to solve the murder, but first Lucas must come clean about his real motives in pursuing this podcast - before the killer silences him forever. Print run 10,000.
Young Esi Agyekum is the unofficial "secret keeper" of her family, as tight-lipped about her father's adultery as she is about her half-sisters' sex lives. But after she is humiliated and punished for her own sexual exploration, Esi begins to question why women's secrets and men's secrets bear different consequences. It is the beginning of a journey of discovery that will lead her to unexpected places. Print run 25,000.
Patients in hospitals, clinics, and at home are dying when the drugs they need for survival turn out to be ineffective copies. A corrupt pharmaceutical billionaire has spent millions supporting radical groups while using the chaos they engender to cover his money-making schemes, but for a man with such towering ambitions, the only real goal is power. To get that, he'll have to eliminate the only impediment in his path - Jack Ryan. Print run 300,000.
Diana O'Toole is not engaged just yet, but she knows her boyfriend, Finn, a surgical resident, is about to propose on their romantic getaway to the Galapagos. But then a virus that felt worlds away has appeared in the city, and on the eve of their departure, Finn has to stay behind. In the Galapagos Islands, where Darwin's theory of natural selection was formed, Diana finds herself examining her relationships, her choices, and herself - and wondering if when she goes home, she too will have evolved into someone completely different. Print run 75,000.