Nur ein Moment der Verheerung hat Greer Templetons Leben zerstört und das zweier anderer Menschen beendet. Als ein Toter auf ihrem Grundstück in Texas gefunden wird, ist Greers Albtraum zurückgekehrt. Immer mehr Opfer tauchen auf - und bald schon ist es zu spät für Greer, um noch zu fliehen. Die junge Frau hatte gehofft, sie könne ihre Vergangenheit vergessen. Doch der besessene Killer hat das Band, das zwischen ihr und ihm geknüpft wurde, keineswegs vergessen. Ein Opfer nach dem anderen bringt der Wahnsinnige zu Fall, um zu beenden, was er einst begann. Greers einzige Hoffnung ruht jetzt auf Tec Bragg, der Cop, der in diesem Fall ermittelt ...
You're Not Safe
Author: Mary Burton
Publisher: Kensington Books
The broken body hanging from a tree in Texas Hill Country. . .the frozen figure huddled in a meat locker. . .only at second glance does the truth become apparent. What seems like suicide is far more sinister, and the terror is only beginning... One devastating moment changed Greer Templeton's life and ended two others. Now, with a body found on her property and Texas Ranger Tec Bragg on her doorstep, Greer's nightmare has returned. With each new victim, her link to Tec's case grows, and soon it will be too late to run. Greer hoped the past was behind her, but an obsessed killer has never forgotten the bond that unites them. One by one, he will track down his victims, finish what was started--and make Greer's dying wish come true. . .
Author: Joelle Charbonneau
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Now a freshman at the University in Tosu City with her hometown sweetheart, Tomas, Cia Vale attempts to expose the ugly truth behind the government's grueling and deadly Testing put her and her loved ones in great danger.
The Seventh Victim
Author: Mary Burton
IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED It’s been seven years since the Seattle Strangler terrorized the city. His victims were all young, pretty, their lifeless bodies found wrapped in a home-sewn white dress. But there was one who miraculously escaped death, just before the Strangler disappeared . . . KILL Lara Church has only hazy memories of her long-ago attack. What she does have is a home in Austin, a job, and a chance at a normal life at last. Then Texas Ranger James Beck arrives on her doorstep with shattering news: The Strangler is back. And this time, he’s in Austin . . . AND KILL AGAIN . . . He’s always craved her, even as he killed the others. For so long he’s been waiting to unleash the beast within. And this time, he’ll prove he holds her life in his hands—right before he ends it forever . . . “Dark and disturbing, a well-written tale of obsession and murder.” —Kat Martin, New York Times bestselling author
Emotional First Aid
Author: Guy Winch, Ph.D.
Heal small emotional injuries before they become big ones. We all sustain emotional wounds. Failure, guilt, rejection, and loss are as much a part of life as the occasional scraped elbow. But while we typically bandage a cut or ice a sprained ankle, our first aid kit for emotional injuries is not just understocked—it’s nonexistent. Fortunately, there is such a thing as mental first aid for battered emotions. Drawing on the latest scientific research and using real-life examples, practicing psychologist Guy Winch, Ph.D. offers specific step-by-step treatments that are fast, simple, and effective. Prescriptive and unique, Emotional First Aid is essential reading for anyone looking to become more resilient, build self-esteem, and let go of the hurts and hang-ups that are holding them back. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Der magische Schlüssel 9
Author: Kate Forsyth
Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
Bei Erscheinen des roten Kometen wird sich eine gewaltige Meereswoge auftürmen und über dem Land Eileanan herniederbrechen – das hat der blinde Seher Jorge vor seinem Tod prophezeit. Inzwischen haben die im Meer lebenden Fairgean die finsteren Mächte angerufen, um diese Katastrophe tatsächlich heraufzubeschwören. Durch die Sturmflut sollen alle Landbewohner vernichtet werden. Lachlan und Iseult, die Herrscher von Eileanan, haben nur noch wenig Zeit, das grausame Schicksal von ihrem Volk abzuwenden ...
Author: Mary Burton
Publisher: Zebra Books
He Was Taught How To Kill Even behind bars, serial killer Harvey Day Smith exudes menace. Psychologist Jolene Granger has agreed to hear his dying confession, vowing not to let the monster inside her head. And Harvey has secrets to share—about bodies that were never found, and about the apprentice who is continuing his grisly work. . . And Now He'll Teach Them He buries his victims alive the way his mentor Harvey did, relishing their final screams as the earth rains down. And as one last gift to the only father he knew, he'll make the most perfect kill of all. How To Die Everything about this investigation is unnerving Jo, from Harvey's fascination with her to the fact that she's working alongside Texas Ranger Brody Winchester, her ex-husband. Harvey's protégé is growing bolder and more vicious every day. And soon the trail of shallow graves will lead them to the last place Jo expected, and to the most terrifying truth of all. . . Praise for Mary Burton's The Seventh Victim "Dark and disturbing, a well-written tale of obsession and murder." —Kat Martin "Burton delivers action-packed tension." —Publishers Weekly
To Die for
Author: Linda Howard
Publisher: Blair Mallory
The owner of a fitness center, Blair Mallory is stunned when a troubled member of the club becomes obsessed with her and sets out to imitate her style and dress, a situation that is further complicated by the woman's murder.
The Puppet Boy of Warsaw
Author: Eva Weaver
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
The story of Mika, a Jewish boy, who becomes a puppeteer in the Warsaw ghetto - a stunning debut I was twelve when the coat was made. Nathan, our tailor and dear friend, cut it for Grandfather in the first week of March 1938. It was the last week of freedom for Warsaw and for us... Even in the most difficult of lives, there is hope. And sometimes that hope comes in the form of a small boy, armed with a troupe of puppets - a prince, a girl, a fool, a crocodile with half-painted teeth.... When Mika's grandfather dies in the Warsaw ghetto, he inherits not only his great coat, but its treasure trove of secrets. In one remote pocket, he finds a papier mache head, a scrap of cloth...the prince. And what better way to cheer the cousin who has lost her father, the little boy who his ill, the neighbours living in one cramped room, than a puppet show? Soon the whole ghetto is talking about the puppet boy - until the day when Mika is stopped by a German officer and is forced into a secret life... This is a story about survival. It is an epic journey, spanning continents and generations, from Warsaw to the gulags of Siberia, and two lives that intertwine amid the chaos of war. Because even in wartime, there is hope...
Thomas Mann (1875-1955) won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1929. This is a collection of his shorter works. "Death in Venice", later filmed by Lucion Visconti starring Dirk Bogarde, was published in 1911. It is a poetic meditation on art and beauty, where the dying composer Aschenbach (modelled on Gustav Mahler) becomes fixated by the young boy Tadzio. The other stories are: "Tonio Kroger"; the collection entitled "Tristan"; "The Blood of the Walsungs"; "Mario the Magician"; and "The Tables of the Law". A number of essays are also included.
Author: Beverly Lewis
Katherine Mayfield, painfully torn from her close-knit Amish community in the frightening ordeal called the shunning, sets out to find the ailing birth mother she has never known.
Author: Mary Burton
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
Every Serial Killer Knows. . . The vicious burns scarring the victims' flesh reveal the agony of their last moments. Each woman was branded with a star, then stabbed through the heart. With every death, a vengeful killer finds a brief, blissful moment of calm. But soon it's time for the bloodshed to start again. . . The Perfect Time. . . Ten years ago, Eva Rayburn and her sorority sisters were celebrating the end of the school year. That party turned into a nightmare Eva can't forget. Now she's trying to start over in her Virginia hometown, but a new nightmare has begun. Every victim is linked to her. And Detective Deacon Garrison isn't sure whether this mysterious woman needs investigating--or protecting. . . To Make His Mark Only Eva's death will bring peace. Only her tortured screams will silence the rage that has been building for ten long years. Because what started that night at the sorority can never be stopped--not until the last victim has been marked for death. . . Praise for the novels of Mary Burton "A twisted tale. . .I couldn't put it down!" --Lisa Jackson on Dying Scream "Taut, compelling. . .delivers a page-turner." --Carla Neggers on I'm Watching You "A chilling thriller." --Beverly Barton on Dead Ringer "Mary Burton's latest romantic suspense has it all--terrific plot, complex and engaging protagonists, a twisted villain, and enough crime scene detail to satisfy the most savvy suspense reader."--Erica Spindler, New York Times bestselling author of Blood Vines
Author: Johann Nepomuk Vogl
Author: Lee Child
Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag
Nur noch 61 Stunden bis zum Showdown ... Winter in South Dakota. Der Bus, in dem Jack Reacher unterwegs ist, gerät auf einer Brücke ins Schleudern und landet im Straßengraben. In der Kleinstadt Bolton schlüpft Reacher bei einem Cop unter – und erfährt, dass die Polizei eine Seniorin zu schützen versucht, die Zeugin eines Drogendeals wurde. Reachers Alarmglocken schrillen, als kurz vor der Gerichtsverhandlung eine Gefängnisrevolte ausbricht und ein stillgelegtes Army-Flugfeld vor den Toren der Stadt von Schnee und Eis befreit wird. In klirrender Kälte krempelt Reacher die Ärmel hoch ...