Author: Colin Harrison
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
Release Date: 2008-04-01
There's no doubt about it: Colin Harrison is a master storyteller. Critics and readers love his gripping, dark books. It's hard not to get sucked into his world. Entertainment Weekly calls him the "class act of the urban thriller," Michiko Kakutani of The New York Times lauds him as "a master of mood and atmosphere," andPublishers Weekly crows that Harrison "writes like an angel." Now, the author of The Havana Room, Afterburn, and Manhattan Nocturne raises the stakes with an electrifying new thriller, The Finder. Harrison spins the story of a young, beautiful, secretive Chinese woman, Jin-Li, who gets involved in a brilliant scheme to steal valuable information from corporations in New York City. When the plan is discovered by powerful New Yorkers who stand to lose enormous sums of money, Jin-Li goes on the run. Meanwhile, her former lover, Ray Grant, a man who was out of the country for years but who has recently returned, is caught up in the search for her. Ray has not been forthcoming to Jin-Li about why he left New York or what he was doing overseas, but his training and strengths will be put to the ultimate test against those who are unmerciful in their desire to regain a fortune lost. Ray is going to have to find Jin-Li, and he is going to have to find her fast.
Rhan knows what it means to bear the daemon's visible mark. The Empire claimed and culled his childhood friend, and he has never forgiven the government for its callousness. When Rhan is assigned to help Imperial soldiers find a dangerous heretic, he is hard-pressed to keep his opinions-and his invisible advantages-to himself. Surprisingly, one of the young guides in the hunt, Aerik Rodan, shares some of Rhan's ideas. As the journey brings their minds closer, it also ignites the passion between them. But any thoughts of happiness are threatened as the hunt for one heretic soon leads them to the source of the heresy and a truth about their world that could bring chaos and war upon them all.
Sunny Rico, a tough cop's daughter, enters into a professional partnership with Orient, a down-and-out mystic with a talent for finding lost things, as they struggle to protect a city on the edge of Fairie.
Author: Alex Woolf
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
Release Date: 2014-05-27
Introducing Waldo Mars – former model, failed inventor, and the best finder east of Alpha Centauri, or at least Uxbridge. Waldo is impeded, rebuked and generally resented at every turn by his put-upon assistant, Rose Duvalle. And if he isn’t fighting with Rose, he is having to indulge the delusions of his bizarre clientele. There’s Reg, for example, who’s mislaid his Tuesday. And Tom, who’s mislaid himself. And Gerald, who’s lost a little patch of his study – just a small, cube-shaped area, right in the middle… Where do these people come from, and what Waldo wouldn’t give for a straightforward case from time to time! An amusing, intriguing and surreal set of mystery stories about a finder who frequently feels a little lost.
A man with an unusual talent for finding lost objects searches for the man that kidnapped and assaulted his young niece. The search and chase leads him across half the nation to a large metropolitan area where his senses tell him the culprit is hiding. During his search, he meets and falls in love with a beautiful widow. The culprit is a sly and cunning adversary and leads the hunter on a long and arduous chase.
Author: Joseph Finder
Release Date: 2017-06-13
A simple mix up throws one innocent man into the crosshairs of sinister government secrets and ruthless political ambitions in New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder’s timely, electrifying new thriller. Michael Tanner is on his way home from a business trip when he accidentally picks up the wrong MacBook in an airport security line. He doesn’t notice the mix-up until he arrives home in Boston, but by then it’s too late. Tanner’s curiosity gets the better of him when he discovers that the owner is a US senator and that the laptop contains top secret files. When Senator Susan Robbins realizes she’s come back with the wrong laptop, she calls her young chief of staff, Will Abbott, in a panic. Both know that the senator broke the law by uploading classified documents onto her personal computer. If those documents wind up in the wrong hands, it could be Snowden 2.0—and her career in politics will be over. She needs to recover the MacBook before it’s too late. When Will fails to gain Tanner’s cooperation, he is forced to take measures to retrieve the laptop before a bigger security breach is revealed. He turns to an unscrupulous “fixer” for help. In the meantime, the security agency whose files the senator has appropriated has its own methods, darker still—and suddenly Tanner finds himself a hunted man, on the run, terrified for the safety of his family, in desperate need of a plan, and able to trust no one.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Woude’ Wood grew up in the inner city housing projects near 55th street. In the Cedar/Central neighborhood, his father died at 52. His biological mother also died when he was six years old. Woude’ credits his second mother, Lillian, as the person who instilled in him the will and determination to survive and succeed in life. He graduated from East Tech High School, the same school that famed Olympians Jesse Owens and Harrison Dillard graduated from. He struggled for many years with alcohol and heroin addiction. He attended Cuyahoga Community College and Capital University, earning his degree at 38. He retired from Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division as a probation officer. Wood is an avid runner. He currently lives in Bay Village, Ohio.
A haunting, richly atmospheric, and deeply suspenseful novel from the acclaimed author of The Enchanted about an investigator who must use her unique insights to find a missing little girl. "Where are you, Madison Culver? Flying with the angels, a silver speck on a wing? Are you dreaming, buried under snow? Or—is it possible—you are still alive?" Three years ago, Madison Culver disappeared when her family was choosing a Christmas tree in Oregon’s Skookum National Forest. She would be eight-years-old now—if she has survived. Desperate to find their beloved daughter, certain someone took her, the Culvers turn to Naomi, a private investigator with an uncanny talent for locating the lost and missing. Known to the police and a select group of parents as "the Child Finder," Naomi is their last hope. Naomi’s methodical search takes her deep into the icy, mysterious forest in the Pacific Northwest, and into her own fragmented past. She understands children like Madison because once upon a time, she was a lost girl, too. As Naomi relentlessly pursues and slowly uncovers the truth behind Madison’s disappearance, shards of a dark dream pierce the defenses that have protected her, reminding her of a terrible loss she feels but cannot remember. If she finds Madison, will Naomi ultimately unlock the secrets of her own life? Told in the alternating voices of Naomi and a deeply imaginative child, The Child Finder is a breathtaking, exquisitely rendered literary page-turner about redemption, the line between reality and memories and dreams, and the human capacity to survive.
Author: Richard Greener
Publisher: Vantage Point
Release Date: 2011
When successful Atlanta lawyer Leonard Martin loses his family--wife, daughter and grandchildren--to a vicious strain of e.coli, he wins a six-million-dollar settlement and promptly disappears. Three years later, Martin begins gunning down those connected to Knowland, the meat-packing company responsible, one by one, from line workers to high-powered investment bankers. Vietnam vet Walter Sherman, aka the Locator, is the very expensive independent contractor those high-powered bankers hire to find the killer.
Author: Joseph Finder
Release Date: 2014-05-27
One bad choice gets a father caught up in a deadly situation in this electrifying thriller from New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder. Single father Danny Goodman suddenly finds himself unable to afford the private school his daughter adores. Then Danny meets Thomas Galvin, the father of his daughter's new best friend and one of the wealthiest men in Boston. Out of the blue Galvin offers a loan to help Danny out. Desperate, he takes the money, promising to pay it back. But the moment the money is wired into his account, the DEA comes knocking. Danny’s impossible choice: an indictment for accepting drug money, or a treacherous assignment to help the government get close to his new best friend. As Danny begins to lie to everyone in his life, including those he loves most, he must decide once and for all who the real enemy is or risk losing everything—and everyone—that matters to him.
Maxumilian is a student at Thorne Elementary school. He is now in third grade. He shared this story when he was just beginning second grade after losing a ring from a classmate’s party. Maxumilian wanted to share this story with all his friends and children in primaries all over the world.
Seth Kish is restless. Bored with life on the farming borderlands of the Elf nation, he dreams of a more exciting life. When a violent raiding party attacks his village, however, it’s more excitement than the young elf had imagined. He is sent for aid, but when things don’t go as planned, he quickly finds himself alone, unprepared, and in grave danger. Before he knows it, he is embroiled in a dangerous conflict between nations; stalked by an ageless, homicidal wizard; and menaced by unimaginable creatures. As he fights to survive he uncovers secrets from his family’s past, the first of several trials he will endure on the path to becoming a man. He must travel through perilous lands and find a way to outwit beings of powerful magic that threaten everyone he loves. In his quest he’ll turn to the help of brave new friends and rely on reserves of strength he didn’t know he possessed. Each decision, each interaction, each escape brings him ever closer to the one confrontation he dreads. Along his inexorable but mystical transformation from boy to man, Seth must learn the true value of integrity, the thrill of love, and the honor of sacrifice as he grows toward his destiny.
Author: Joseph Finder
Release Date: 2016-07-19
New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder delivers an exhilarating and timely thriller exploring how even the most powerful among us can be brought down by a carefully crafted lie and how the secrets we keep can never truly stay buried. The chief justice of the Supreme Court is about to be defamed, his career destroyed, by a powerful gossip website that specializes in dirt on celebs and politicians. Their top reporter has written an exposé claiming that he had liaisons with an escort, a young woman prepared to tell the world her salacious tale. But the chief justice is not without allies and his greatest supporter is determined to stop the story in its tracks. Nick Heller is a private spy—an intelligence operative based in Boston, hired by lawyers, politicians, and even foreign governments. A high-powered investigator with a penchant for doing things his own way, he’s called to Washington, DC, to help out in this delicate, potentially explosive situation. Nick has just forty-eight hours to disprove the story about the chief justice. But when the call girl is found murdered, the case takes a dangerous turn, and Nick resolves to find the mastermind behind the conspiracy before anyone else falls victim to the maelstrom of political scandal and ruined reputations predicated upon one long-buried secret. From the Hardcover edition.