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In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were shot and poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more...
Infamous Logen Ninefingers has finally run out of luck. Caught in one feud too many, he's on the verge of becoming a dead barbarian. He is caught in murderous conspiracies and old scores, along with Captain Jezal dan Luthar, Inquisitor Glokta and the wizard Bayaz, who all must try to survive the coming war.
Combat veteran John Puller, now working as an investigator for the Army's Criminal Investigative Division, tries to solve the murder of an Army man and his Pentagon contractor wife in their isolated rural home.
5) The escape
"When John Puller's older brother Robert inexplicably escapes from the military's most secure prison, where he's being held for national security crimes, Puller finds himself part of an investigation to hunt down his own brother. As he digs more deeply into the case, Puller discovers troubling details about his brother's conviction and that someone is out there who doesn't want the truth to ever come out." --
A book inspired by the History Network show explores unexplained mysteries, including what the government is hiding in Area 51, and what happened to the Confederacy's nineteen million dollars in gold and silver at the end of the Civil War.
When President Clay Dixon's father-in-law, a former vice president, is injured in a farming accident, First Lady Kate Dixon returns to Minnesota to be at his side. Assigned to protect her, Secret Service agent Bo Thorsen soon falls under Kate's spell. He also suspects the accident is part of a trap set for Kate by David Moses, an escaped mental patient who once loved her. What Bo and Moses don't realize is that they're caught in a web of deadly intrigue...
Will Shaw arrives in Spain for a week long sailing vacation with his family. The situation takes an unexpected turn when his family is kidnapped and Will gets tangled in an intergovernmental web of lies and secrets, with a briefcase in the center of the mystery. Will finds himself on the run and realizes that he must recover the briefcase and take down secret agents in order to get his family back alive.
9) Triple crown
"Jefferson Hinkley is back in the newest thriller in the Dick Francis tradition, this time on a special mission to the United States to investigate a conspiracy involving the biggest horse races in the country. Jeff Hinkley, investigator for the BritishHorseracing Authority, has been seconded to the US Federal Anti-Corruption in Sports Agency (FACSA) where he has been asked to find a mole in their organization--an informant who is passing on confidential...
"Jane Hawk--fiction's most relentless, resourceful, stunning new heroine--continues her battle against a murderous conspiracy in the riveting sequel to The Silent Corner. 'No time to delay. Do what you were born to do. Fame will be yours when you do this.' These are the words that ring in the mind of mild-mannered, beloved schoolteacher Cora Gundersun--just before she takes her own life, and many others', in a shocking act of carnage. When the disturbing...
"Brings to light 12 of history's conspiracy theories such as Elvis Presley faked his own death; a spaceship that landed in Rosewell, New Mexico in 1947; the Titanic didn't sink; and more. The book features historic photos, interesting sidebars, and thought-provoking prompts"--provided by publisher.
12) The sentinel
Pete Garrison is on the presidential protection detail when another Secret Service agent is murdered. An informer tells Garrison about an elaborate assassination conspiracy that is related to this murder and is well underway. Garrison also happens to be having an affair with the First Lady, the stress of which causes him to flunk a lie detector test when word of the plot to kill the president becomes more than just paranoia. Garrison is soon on the...
14) The newsmakers
"What if it turns out that the newsmakers are actually making the news happen? Television reporter Erica Sparks has just landed her dream job at Global News Network. Beautiful, talented, and ambitious, Erica grew up dirt poor, worked her way through Yale, and is carrying a terrible secret. She moves to Manhattan to join GNN, leaving Jenny, her adored 7-year-old daughter, in the custody of her ex-husband. Erica's producer at the network, Greg Underwood,...
16) Close your eyes
Using carefully honed sensory skills gleaned from a childhood spent blind to solve cases, music therapist Kendra Michael is tapped by former FBI agent Adam Kyle, who is investigating the work of a serial killer who may be responsible for the disappearance of Kendra's ex.
18) Cop land
Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls "Cop Land", a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big-city police officers Freddy's long admired. But when Freddy uncovers a massive, deadly conspiracy among these local residents, he must take action and make a dangerous choice between protecting his idols and upholding the law.
When Hazel Nash was six years old, her father taught her that mysteries need to be solved. Hazel's father is Jack Nash, the host of America's favorite conspiracy TV show, The House of Secrets. Now, years later, Hazel wakes up in the hospital and remembers nothing. She's told she's been in a car accident that killed her father and injured her brother. Then a man from the FBI shows up, asking questions about her dad -- and about his connection to the...
20) The king's man
The world on the brink of World War I is being manipulated by a cabal of political villains strategically placed to create conflict. One British lord and his son create a network of domestic worker spies in hopes of undermining the efforts, taking on the likes of Rasputin and Mata Hari with the crown's silent support. When the war happens anyway and takes the life of one of these men, the other must rise above his grief to bring an end to years of...
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