Cutthroat by Clive Cussler
year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective
Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like
Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape
who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her
murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the killer to justice,
he begins a manhunt which leads him into increasingly more alarming
territory. Anna Pape was not alone in her fate petite young blond women
like Anna are being murdered in cities across America.
And the pattern goes beyond the physical
resemblance of the victims there are disturbing familiarities about the
killings themselves that send a chill through even a man as experienced
with evil as Bell. If he is right about his fears, then he is on the
trail of one of the greatest monsters of his time."
Triangle by Catherine Coulter
Special Agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine have a new mandate
as the government’s Covert Eyes, assembling a handpicked team of
top-notch agents to tackle crimes and criminals both international and
deadly. But their first case threatens to tear the fledgling team apart
when the enigmatic thief known as the Fox reappears with a plea for
thief Kitsune has stolen the staff of Moses from the Topkapi Museum in
Istanbul, and now that she’s delivered, her clients are trying to kill
her. On the run, she asks Nicholas and Mike to help her discover the
true identity of her clients and stop the threat against her life.
Under strict orders to arrest the Fox and bring her back to New York,
the Covert Eyes team heads to Venice, Italy, to meet with Kitsune, and
finds nothing is as it seems. Kitsune’s secret clients are the Koaths,
a family descended from Moses himself, who will do anything, anything,
to find the Ark of the Covenant and wield its power, as their long and
bloody history can attest. To execute their plan, they’ve spent years
perfecting a machine that can control the weather, manipulating
worldwide disasters that spin the entire globe into chaos.
New York to Venice, from Rome to the Bermuda Triangle, Nicholas and
Mike and their team are in a race against time, and nature herself, to
stop the Koaths and recover the famous Ark of the Covenant. But can
they trust Kitsune, their sworn enemy, to help them save the world from
a family of madmen?
Overboard by J. A. Jance
expert Roger McGeary finally has his life back on track after years of
struggling with depression. But when he falls from the balcony of his
suite on an all-expenses-paid cruise, the police quickly dismiss it as
“death by misadventure,” a vague phrase leaving much to interpretation.
Roger’s tough-as-nails aunt, Julia Miller, is determined to find
answers and closure. By contacting Roger’s childhood friend Stuart
Ramey to help her solve the mystery of his fate, Julia unwittingly sets
up a collision course with a serial killer.
his sidekick Cami Lee, and journalist turned amateur sleuth Ali
Reynolds put the full resources of cutting edge online security firm
High Noon Enterprises into learning the truth about Roger’s death. With
Cami on the high seas investigating the ship from which Roger
disappeared, Stuart stays tied to his computer, locked in a battle of
wits and technology against an unusually twisted adversary. Aided by
Frigg, an artificial intelligence companion of his own creation, the
killer targets victims who have lost parents to suicide and attempts to
drive them to the same tragic end.
the heartless killer and his cyber accomplice set their sights on
Stuart, High Noon must race against time to save him and countless