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Author: Matthew Reilly Genre: Suspence & Thrillers
A SECRETARY LIKE NO OTHER IN AN EPIC SPANNING 40 YEARS All Hanna Fischer ever wanted to do was to study physics under the great Albert Einstein. But when, as a teenager in 1919, her life is suddenly turned upside-down, she is catapulted into a new and extraordinary life - as a secretary, a scientist, a sister and a spy. From racist gangs in Berlin to gangsters in New York City, Nazis in the 1930s and Hitler's inner circle during the Second World War, Hanna will encounter some of history's greatest minds and most terrible moments, all while desperately trying...
Author: Chris Hammer Genre: Suspence & Thrillers
The latest stunning thriller from the bestselling author of Scrublands and The Tilt. Yuwonderie's seven founding families have lorded it over their district for a century, growing ever more rich and powerful. But now—in startling circumstances—one of their own is found dead in a ditch and homicide detectives Ivan Lucic and Nell Buchanan are sent to investigate. Could the murder be connected to the execution of the victim's friend thirty years ago—another member of The Seven—or even to the long-forgotten story of a servant girl on the brink of the Great War? What are the secrets The Seven are so desperate to keep...
Author: Benjamin Stevenson Genre: Mystery & Crime, Suspence & Thrillers
Agatha Christie and Arthur Conan Doyle meet Knives Out and The Thursday Murder Club in an ingenious blend of classic and modern murder mystery. DYMOCKS BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST 2022 THE SUNDAY TIMES (UK) BEST CRIME BOOKS OF 2022 ABIA GENERAL FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST 2023 BOOKPEOPLE FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST 2023 INDIE BOOK AWARD 2023 LONGLIST 'An ingenious and hilarious meta-murder mystery.' The Sunday Times 'Exceptionally clever and amusing . . . Stevenson carries off this tour de force with all the aplomb of a master magician who conducts his tricks in plain view.' Publishers Weekly (USA) Starred Review 'What...
Author: Matthew Reilly Genre: Suspence & Thrillers
For 35 years, the United States and Russia each had their own superhero. Three days ago, America's hero died. Today will be bad. In the face of an overwhelming attack, one young woman - unassuming and anonymous - might be America's only hope. Her codename ... COBALT BLUE SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 AUREALIS AWARDS BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVELLA
Author: Benjamin Stevenson Genre: Suspence & Thrillers
'Either Side of Midnight is a gripping, gritty thriller with an ingeniously shocking premise and twists and turns you’ll never see coming!' Liane Moriarty, bestselling author of Big Little Lies 'An exceptional new talent' Jane Harper, bestselling author of The Dry 'A complex and hugely original page-turner. Stevenson has officially made my auto-buy-author list.' Christian White, bestselling author of The Nowhere Child How can it be murder when the victim pulled the trigger? At 9.01 pm, TV presenter Sam Midford delivers the monologue for his popular current affairs show Midnight Tonight. He seems nervous and the crew are convinced he’s about to propose to his...
Author: Matthew Reilly Genre: Fantasy & Sci-Fi, Suspence & Thrillers
The thrilling bestseller from Australia's favourite novelist, author of the Scarecrow series and the Jack West Jr series with new novel Mr Einstein's Secretary out now. "Get ready for a wild ride" Daily Telegraph "The wildly imaginative Reilly has taken inspiration from comics, video games, thrillers and Code-style puzzle novels to create this rocket-fueled sequel" Publishers Weekly BOOK 2 IN THE JACK WEST SERIES A mysterious ceremony at a hidden location has unlocked a catastrophic countdown to world annihilation. Now, to save the world, supersoldier Jack West Jr and his loyal team of adventurers must find and rebuild a legendary device known as 'the...
Author: Chris Hammer Genre: Suspence & Thrillers
Set in a fictional Riverina town at the height of a devastating drought, Scrublands is one of the most powerful, compelling and original crime novels to be written in Australia. Winner of the 2019 CWA Dagger New Blood Award for Best First Crime Novel In an isolated country town brought to its knees by endless drought, a charismatic and dedicated young priest calmly opens fire on his congregation, killing five parishioners before being shot dead himself. A year later, troubled journalist Martin Scarsden arrives in Riversend to write a feature on the anniversary of the tragedy. But the stories he hears from...
Author: Krystal Sutherland Genre: Children & Young Adults, Fantasy & Sci-Fi, Suspence & Thrillers
“A gorgeously twisted modern fairy tale that shimmers with magic and mystery, The Invocations is thrilling, irresistible, and unforgettable.” —Karen M. McManus, #1 New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying Three girls, one supernatural killer on the loose . . . Zara Jones believes in magic because the alternative is too painful to consider—that her murdered sister is gone forever and there is nothing she can do about it. Rather than grieving and moving on, Zara decides she will do whatever it takes to claw her sister back from the grave—even trading in the occult. Jude Wolf may be the daughter...