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Assassins by Christopher Reich Numbered Account was inspired by the author’s wanderings of the snowy, cobblestone alleyways of Geneva, on his way to and from work at the Union Bank of Switzerland. There, he learned the sophisticated art of handling money for the richest people in the world. Assassins, finds the hero of Numbered Account, Nick Neumann, back on Swiss soil with a new mission.
The Double Dealer by David Liss Benjamin Weaver is the compelling character imagined by David Liss in his first novel. Weaver, a daring and reckless thief-taker—roughly a combination of modem-day private eye, police officer for hire and hired muscle meets danger head-on on the lawless streets of 18th century London, in A Conspiracy of Paper , A Spectacle of Corruption and The Devil's Company. The Double Dealer has at its center an aging highwayman who wants to tell one last story before he dies, the story of an encounter years ago with the young Benjamin Weaver, once a highwayman himself.
Falling by Chris Mooney Deviant Ways was Chris Mooney's first thriller. In the novel, Mooney introduces a secondary character named Malcolm Fletcher, a mysterious, enigmatic former profiler with strange, black eyes who's hiding from the FBI. Mooney was surprised by the numerous queries he received wanting to know more about Malcolm Fletcher. What happened to him? Was he still being chased by the FBI? What other secrets did Fletcher have? More important, what was Fletcher doing? Here, in Falling, Mooney introduces a new character, a young woman who has been asked to help set a trap to capture the dangerous former FBI profiler. So what has Malcolm Fletcher been up to all these years? Time to find out.
Surviving Toronto by M. Diane Vogt Karen Ann Brown is a young lawyer disillusioned with the law's compromises enough to leave her job as a prosecutor and strike out on her own. She now works as a "recovery specialist," with a cover identity as a travel writer. Karen is forced to make tough choices when her clients' needs are thwarted by gaping holes in the law, particularly concerning children abducted by their parents. Surviving Toronto was inspired by the plight of Vogt's good friend, who was embroiled in a futile ten-year custody battle. It's a tale of irrational anger and rage, something all too familiar to many divorces. But, luckily, Karen Brown is watching.