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Stacey takes a job at Bellair's department store only to discover that someone is sending scary and threatening notes to all of the models.
Decorations for the Mischief Night Masquerade are destroyed and a poster is defaced with a threatening message. If Stacey and the BSC don't figure out what's going on, this could be a dangerous dance.
Stacey is accused of stealing a diamond ring. Can her friends solve the mystery of the missing ring and salvage Stacey's reputation?
While the Johanssens are away, Stacey's in charge of walking their dog, Carrot, and watching their house.
When Stacey and the rest of the baby-sitters are assigned jobs at the Washington Mall, Stacey has a big scare at Toy Town and discovers that expensive things are being shoplifted.
Stacey gets caught with a fake bank note. The Babysitters are flabbergasted. Fake money found in Stoneybrook? The Babysitters have to start working. Surely none of their clients can be involved -- could they?
Unlike Claudia and Dawn, Stacey's never been much for mysteries and ghost stories. But when she and Charlotte Johanssen hear terrible noises coming out of the old Hennessey place, Stacey thinks the Baby-Sitters definitely have a mystery on their hands. Mallory claims the house once made her have a horrible nightmare. And Kristy discovers that it was built on top of a graveyard! Does Stoneybrook have a real, live haunted house? The Baby-sitters are going to find out -- no matter how scary it may be!
Stacey's having a great time running the eighth-grade fund-raiser, selling secret "valentine-grams" to be delivered on Valentine's Day. But then the fun stops: someone steals the bag of valentine-grams. And whoever has taken it is making its contents very, very public. Who would do such a heartless thing?
First there were mysterious messages. Someone who knows a lot about movie star Michaele Caraway's past is sending her unsigned notes. At first they appear to be innocent fan letters, but then they turn threatening. Next the accidents started happening. To someone as superstitious as Michaele, it seems as if her new play is jinxed. But Sebastian Barth knows the backstage mishaps aren't accidents at all. Who's out to get the movie star? Sebastian has to find the answer, or opening night may mean the final curtain for the star.
Pop diva, Clarion Calhoun, has packed the house with a celebrity appearance in Bath's Theatre Royal production of I Am a Camera. But within moments of her much-anticipated onstage appearance, she's pulled out of character as she screams and claws at her face. When tainted stage makeup is found to have caused the disfiguring burn, fingers point to her makeup artist. Detective Peter Diamond investigates when the makeup artist is found dead, pushed from a catwalk far above the stage. As Diamond digs deeper, he uncovers rivalries among the cast and crew and is forced to confront his own mysterious and deep-seated theatre phobia to find the killer.
On assignment to restore a 13th-century German chapel, Blackford Oakes learns that its owner is far more than a charming aristocrat. The charismatic Wintergrin is rousing his countrymen to reunite Germany. Now, Oakes must either pull the fatal switch on his friend, or find a way to change the rules. From the bestselling author of "Tucker's Last Stand".
Cajun Police Detective Dave Robicheaux knows the Sonnier family of New Iberia - their connections to the CIA, the mob, and to a former Klansman now running for state office. And he knows their past, as dark and murky as a night on the Louisiana bayou. An assassination attempt and the death of a cop draw Robicheaux into the Sonniers' dangerous web of madness, murder and incest. But Robicheaux has devils of his own. And they have come out of hiding to destroy the tormented investigator - and the two people he holds most dear.
Promising surgical resident, Matt Stone, uncovers a secret so big it could ruin his medical career forever! When he finds out that chief surgeon Dr. Michael Simons and local abortionist are 'stealing' the hearts of aborted fetuses and giving them to infants with congenital heart problems, he has to make the most difficult decision of his life...
Eve Duncan has turned down the job twice already. Her skill and devotion in identifying murder victims and helping bring their killers to justice may be world-renowned. But Eve works exclusively for law enforcement and the families of the innocent, and the man on the other end of the phone is many things--none of them law-abiding or innocent. One of the world's most wanted men, little is really known about Luis Montalvo except that he is extraordinarily dangerous and that he never takes no for an answer. Now he wants Eve's help in the worst way. For he believes they have something in common--and he's about to prove it with a grisly warning. Eve will leave everything and everyone behind, even the man she trusts and loves the most, Atlanta detective Joe Quinn, to travel to Montalvo's luxurious armed compound in the Colombian jungle to identify the skull he has recovered. She has agreed to this devil's bargain to save an innocent family, but also for a reason she can't admit to Joe, to the CIA, to anyone. For the man in the jungle has promised to be able to give Eve what she wants most of all--the key to unlocking the darkest and most painful mystery of her past. But Eve is in more danger than she can imagine. As she gets closer to identifying the skull, she finds herself caught between two ruthless killers with no way out. Now, with everything on the line, Eve Duncan must make the most chilling choice of all. And if she's wrong...she's dead. From the Hardcover edition.
Moscow lies deep under snow, and Arkady Renko is called in to handle a delicate matter: passengers riding the last metro of the night have reported seeing the ghost of Stalin on the platform edge. Not everyone, it seems, likes the fact that Stalin is dead . . . But in the midst of a blizzard nothing is as it first appears to be. Renko's girlfriend Eva and his adopted son, Zhenya, seem to be slipping into danger. The owner of a matrimonial agency wants her husband killed. An innocent 'Russian Bride' employs a garrotte. A chess grandmaster wanders into Renko's life and leads him into the line of fire. Diehard Communists gather to sing along with Stalin. 'Red Diggers' uncover secrets buried for half century in a desolate forest and Renko discovers ghosts that have been waiting for him all his life . . . As Russia swings more and more to the right, Renko is more and more out of step. Not only an original and deeply humane thriller, Stalin's Ghostis also a wonderful evocation of the emerging New Russia. Praise for Martin Cruz Smith: 'Cruz Smith not only constructs grittily realistic plots, he also has a gift for characterisation of which most thriller writers can only dream' Mail on Sunday
Lucy Kincaid returns - as a killer's obsession. IN THE GAME OF CRIME A new trainee at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Lucy Kincaid has already seen more than her share of murder and mayhem. Still reeling from the sex-crime case that sealed her reputation, she's found a true friend and mentor in Agent Tony Presidio. No matter what goes down at the Bureau, Tony's got her back - until he's called to New York to help investigate the murder of a reporter with ties to Lucy. NEVER PLAY THE VICTIM But the reporter may not be the first victim of a patient killer with a penchant for revenge, and she's definitely not the last. Connections between closed cases, a missing person, and Tony himself lead Lucy to fear for those she cares for most. When the FBI is rocked by the death of one of their own, Lucy seeks the help of her boyfriend, private investigator Sean Rogan, to help put together the puzzle - and puts her career in jeopardy. But the harder she pushes for answers, the clearer the truth becomes: There's a killer inside Quantico. Watching her every move. Waiting to kill again. . .
A first-year rookie with the LAPD's Hollywood Division, Cynthia Decker became a cop against her father's wishes. But police work is in her blood, and she's determined to make it on her own, without Peter Decker's help. Although her time in uniform has been brief, her instincts for danger are already razor sharplike the electric tingle that is telling her something is very wrong . . . right now. It begins with a nagging sense that she is being watched, that little things are being moved around in her apartment. The feeling of dread escalates when she finds that some personal effects have been crudely destroyed. But it's a harrowing trip down a dark canyon road that substantiates Cindy's worst fear: For some unknown reason someone fiendishly relentless-someone with decidedly evil intentions-is stalking her. Cindy is fiercely independent, and her stubborn pride will not allow her to confide in her father-nor can she seek the guidance and advice of her stepmother, Rina. And as Decker's own investigation into a particularly heinous string of carjackings further isolates him from his daughter's t
After six years in deep cover to penetrate the IRA, Max Avery was a man on the edge. A man starting to crack, and wanting out. But London and Washington had other ideas. Iraq had invaded Kuwait and Saddam Hussein threatened a terror strike to win him the Gulf War before it began. They needed a stalking horse to get close to the enemy--and Avery was their man, whether he liked it or not. Plunged into a nightmare mission with the SAS and the American Delta Force, Avery finds his wife, his future, and his very life on the line.
Having endured the horrors of the Great War, and survived the social minefields of East Africa's British colonial community, American adventuress Jade del Cameron is eager to go beyond human civilization into the remote African wilderness ... never anticipating that her thirst for solitude will lead her into a heart of darkness.... On a photography assignment in the northern territory of Mount Marsabit, Jade and her friends Beverly and Avery Dunbury hope to capture the area's colossal elephants on film. But instead they discover an all too human image of slaughter: the mutilated remains of four elephants and one man. The authorities suspect Abyssinian poachers and raiders in search of ivory and slaves. But Jade has her own suspicions. Harry Hascombe, Jade's nemesis and unrelenting suitor, is leading a group of German hunters through the same territory. She knows Hascombe is not to be trusted, but could he be responsible for such a brutal crime? Her alarm grows when she discovers a cache of German rifles hidden in a nearby cave. And when Jelani, the Kikuyu boy accompanying her, is captured by slave traders, Jade must join forces with a new fellow traveler, handsome pilot Sam Featherstone, to rescue one of her own. Ultimately, it will take all of Jade's courage, skill, and endurance to protect the sanctity of the land's wild animals ... and expose the mastermind behind a conspiracy of terror.
Television reporter Riley Spartz is recovering from a heart-breaking, headline-making catastrophe when a long-time police source drops two homicide files in her lap in the back of a dark movie theatre. Both cold cases involve women named Susan strangled on the same day, one year apart. Last seen alive in one of the poorest neighbourhoods, their bodies are each dumped in one of the city's wealthiest areas. Riley senses a pattern between those murders and others pulled from a computer database of old death records. She must broadcast a warning soon, especially to viewers named Susan, because the deadly anniversary is very fast approaching. But not just lives are at stake -- so are careers!
Hired by a hotel magnate to locate a priceless Japanese manuscript, L.A. private eye Elvis Cole encounters the notorious Yakuza, the Japanese Mob, and is drawn into a game of sexual obsession, amorality, and evil.From the Paperback edition.
In a New Mexico blizzard, four men cross a barbed-wire fence at Stallion Gate to select a test site for the first atomic weapon. They are Oppenheimer, the physicist; Groves, the general; Fuchs, the spy. The fourth man is Sergeant Joe Pena, a hero, informer, fighter, musician, Indian. These four men -- and a cast of soldiers, roughnecks and scientists -- will change history forever.
A Mexican drug lord has taken control of the small town of Quincyville, Kansas, and the local police are on the organization's payroll. With the life of a young woman at stake, Mack Bolan decides it's time to shut down the meth lab and clean up the town for good. Original.
John Rebus returns to investigate the disappearances of three women from the same road over ten years. For the last decade, Nina Hazlitt has been ready to hear the worst about her daughter's disappearance. But with no sightings, no body, and no suspect, the police investigation ground to a halt long ago, and Nina's pleas to the cold case department have led her nowhere.Until she meets the newest member of the team: former Detective John Rebus.Rebus has never shied away from lost causes - one of the many ways he managed to antagonize his bosses when he was on the force. Now he's back as a retired civilian, reviewing abandoned files. Necessary work, but it's not exactly scratching the itch he feels to be in the heart of the action.Two more women have gone missing from the same road where Sally Hazlitt was last seen. Unlike his skeptical colleagues, Rebus can sense a connection - but pursuing it leads him into the crosshairs of adversaries both old and new.Rebus may have missed the thrill of the hunt, but he's up against a powerful enemy who's got even less to lose.On the twentieth anniversary of Ian Rankin's first American publication comes a novel bursting with the vitality and suspense that made its author one of crime fiction's most dazzling stars. STANDING IN ANOTHER MAN'S GRAVE is the triumphant return of John Rebus, and a riveting story of sin, redemption, and revenge.
A white supremacist, barricaded with his family on an isolated Montana mountaintop, holding off the cops with assault rifles. A brilliant hostage negotiator who has failed to come to terms with his personal demons, reluctantly taking leadership of the one case he can't afford to lose. A virtual army of state and local cops, national guardsmen, U.S. Marshals, and the FBI's elite hostage rescue team, clawing for jurisdiction, vowing vengeance for fallen comrades. A growing crowd of onlookers, sympathizers, and troublemakers, some willing to turn an isolated battle into an all-out war. A mixture as explosive and unstable as nitroglycerine...
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