A man has been stabbed. A woman is bloodstained. The nightmares from her teenage years have begun again for Olivia Field – just as she is preparing to marry.
Ex-convict, Tina is terminally ill. Before she dies, the care of her younger, psychologically unwell brother, Wayne must be ensured. So Tina calls in a promise made to her thirty years ago in a prison cell. A promise that was written down and placed with crucial evidence illustrating a miscarriage of justice in a murder case.
Tina believes Olivia is perfectly placed to provide the care Wayne needs, but to do so, Olivia must be forced to cancel her own wedding and wreck the lives of those close to her. Tina’s terrible blackmail demands put Olivia’s entire future and, ultimately, her freedom under threat.
The Promise is a fast-paced psychological thriller told from several third person viewpoints. The novel explores the lengths to which people are prepared go in order to protect those they love and the impossibility of ever fully escaping our past actions.
Author Sally Jenkins lives in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. She is a member of Sutton Coldfield Speakers’ Club, a volunteer library reading group coordinator and a church bell ringer. Sally’s first psychological thriller, Bedsit Three won the Ian Govan Award.
In the small town of Tucker’s Corner, Oregon, a bank manager is killed because he found some information about payoffs from Esteban Fernandez to a very high-level member of the United States Government. The banker had time to mail out three copies of this dangerous information before he died.
He mailed a copy to himself.
He mailed a copy to his ex-wife.
And he mailed a copy to his old friend in the city…a man that has a security company that bears his name.
The banker mailed the information to Jim Dandy Security.
Two of the three recipients of the information are dead, and so is the Tucker’s Corner Postmaster.
Jim quickly finds out that this information is deadly, and he finds that he’s in way over his head. He calls in some favors from his competition.
This time, it isn’t Jim Dandy to the rescue. It’s Justice Security, and the situation has never been deadlier.
After the dramatic events experienced in Jim Dandy, Patty Ferguson and Brandon King decide to take a vacation. They need a well-deserved rest before taking on the responsibilities of taking charge of the plainclothes personnel at the new second Justice Security location.
They choose to return to Carson City, Nevada. Patty, not an outdoors person, found the desert to be relaxing. Brandon books them into Big Daddy’s Hotel And Casino, where Homer “Big Daddy” Crenshaw is waiting for them.
Big Daddy has had some trouble with a local gang, and would like to let the fact that a couple of Justice Security people are on the premises. With the okay from Joey Justice and the other partners of Justice Security, Brandon and Patty agree to the request.
But, when Big Daddy turns up dead, and the two vacationing young people are left stranded in the desert, Justice Security descends on Carson City to take care of their own, in their own explosive manner!
When the murder of a pair of fishermen in Jersey, and an inferno in his factory in China fails to stop Soh's relentless efforts to expand, he finally comes to the attention of the British authorities.
Unfortunately, the Soh family has become so entrenched in Hong Kong society that it is beyond a foreign government's power to have Harry Soh arrested for his crimes.
In a desperate effort to have him brought down, the problem passed to the inheritors of Jade Green's fortune. In accepting this challenge The Fund must prove to the world that they are now the force for good that Jade Green envisioned.
Will they be up to the challenge?
Zane Bigelow grew up in a beautiful, perfectly kept house in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Strangers and even Zane’s own aunt across the lake see his parents as a successful surgeon and his stylish wife, making appearances at their children’s ballet recitals and baseball games. Only Zane and his sister know the truth, until one brutal night finally reveals cracks in the facade, and Zane escapes for college without a thought of looking back...
Years later, Zane returns to his hometown determined to reconnect with the place and people that mean so much to him, despite the painful memories. As he resumes life in the colorful town, he meets a gifted landscape artist named Darby, who is on the run from ghosts of her own.
Together they will have to teach each other what it means to face the past, and stand up for the ones they love.
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THE NEW GIRL
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva comes a stunning new thriller of deception, betrayal, and vengeance.
She was covered from head to toe in expensive wool and plaid, the sort of stuff one saw at the Burberry boutique in Harrods. She carried a leather bookbag rather than a nylon backpack. Her patent leather ballet slippers were glossy and bright. She was proper, the new girl, modest. But there was something else about her …
At an exclusive private school in Switzerland, mystery surrounds the identity of the beautiful raven-haired girl who arrives each morning in a motorcade fit for a head of state. She is said to be the daughter of a wealthy international businessman. In truth, her father is Khalid bin Mohammed, the much-maligned crown prince of Saudi Arabia. Once celebrated for his daring social and religious reforms, he is now reviled for his role in the murder of a dissident journalist. And when his only child is brutally kidnapped, he turns to the one man he can trust to find her before it is too late.
What’s done cannot be undone …
Gabriel Allon, the legendary chief of Israeli intelligence, has spent most of his life fighting terrorists, including the murderous jihadists financed by Saudi Arabia. Prince Khalid—or KBM, as he is known—has pledged to finally break the bond between the Kingdom and radical Islam. For that reason alone, Gabriel regards him as a valuable if flawed partner. Together they will become unlikely allies in a deadly secret war for control of the Middle East. The life of a child, and the throne of Saudi Arabia, hang in the balance. Both men have made their share of enemies. And both have everything to lose.
Filled with dark humor, breathtaking twists of plot, and an unforgettable cast of characters, The New Girl is both a thrilling, page-turning tale of entertainment and a sophisticated study of political alliances and great-power rivalries in a dangerous world. And it is once again proof that Gabriel Allon is “one of fiction’s greatest spies” (Kirkus) and Daniel Silva is “quite simply the best” (Kansas City Star) writer of foreign intrigue and suspense at work today.