Chill Factor

  • Filename: chill-factor.
  • ISBN: 9781416593522
  • Release Date: 2008-06-17
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Sandra Brown
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Five women are missing from the sleepy mountain town of Cleary, North Carolina, and a blue ribbon has been left near where each woman was last seen. Lilly Martin has returned to Cleary to close the sale of her cabin. But when her car skids and strikes a stranger, Ben Tierney, as he emerges from the woods, they've no choice but to wait out a brutal blizzard in the cabin. And as the hours of their confinement mount, Lilly wonders if the greater threat to her safety isn't the storm, but the stranger beside her....

Chill Factor

  • Filename: chill-factor.
  • ISBN: 9781848944275
  • Release Date: 2011-11-10
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Sandra Brown
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

Cleary, North Carolina, is a sleepy mountain town - the kind of place where criminal activity is usually limited to parking violations. Until now. Four women have disappeared in two years. A blue ribbon left near the spot where each was last seen. There are no other clues. And now another young woman has disappeared without a trace. Lilly Martin is trying to outrun a snowstorm when her car skids on the icy road and strikes a man as he emerges from the woods on foot. Lilly recognizes the injured man as Ben Tierney, whom she met the summer before. They've no choice but to wait out the storm in the cabin, but as the hours of their confinement mount, Lilly begins to wonder if the greatest danger to her safety isn't the blizzard outside, but the mysterious man right beside her.

The Wind Chill Factor

  • Filename: the-wind-chill-factor.
  • ISBN: 9789049983895
  • Release Date: 2012-08-14
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Thomas Gifford
  • Publisher: Overamstel Uitgevers

Decades after Hitler’s fall, Nazis are still trying to kill John Cooper His marriage destroyed by drinking, John Cooper returns to Cambridge, Massachusetts, trying to recapture the joy he felt as an undergraduate in Harvard University’s sacred halls. He is just beginning to piece his life together when he gets a telegram calling him home to Minnesota. The message comes from Buenos Aires, and with Cooper’s family history, that can mean only one thing: The Nazis are staging a comeback. To John and his brother, their grandfather was a kind, distinguished old man. But to the American people, he was the worst kind of traitor. An industrialist who spent the 1930s in business with Fascists, he became infamous as “America’s Number One Nazi.” When Hitler’s old lieutenants decide to get together a Fourth Reich, the Coopers are the first family they call. John hasn’t even made it to Minnesota when the first attempt on his life comes—a message that if he isn’t ready to honor his family legacy, he will die for it.

Chill Factor

  • Filename: chill-factor.
  • ISBN: 9780307573056
  • Release Date: 2009-10-21
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Chris Rogers
  • Publisher: Bantam

Former prosecutor Dixie Flannigan is fearless when it comes to facing down lowlifes and bail jumpers — but her checkbook is another story. Determined to straighten out a big hole in her account, Dixie heads for the bank ... only to find herself in the middle of a holdup, watching in disbelief as sweet, middle-aged Edna Pine, the neighbor she loves like family, makes off with three bags of loot. When Edna dies in a violent shoot-out with cops, she's branded the latest in a string of "granny bandits." Wracked by guilt for not trying to stop her, Dixie digs for the truth, and soon she's on the trail of a master manipulator who has set in motion a devastating plot. Now Dixie's about to discover that a smile is the most chilling weapon of all.... From the Paperback edition.

Play Dirty

  • Filename: play-dirty.
  • ISBN: 9781439166338
  • Release Date: 2009-06-16
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Sandra Brown
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Chill Factor" and "Ricochet" comes this gripping story of obsessive love and its deadly consequences. Now available in a tall Premium Edition.

The Assassini

  • Filename: the-assassini.
  • ISBN: 9781407095172
  • Release Date: 2008-11-17
  • Number of pages: 688
  • Author: Thomas Gifford
  • Publisher: Random House

For fans of The Da Vinci Code: A conspiracy thriller about an age-old brotherhood of killers. Once hired by princes of the Church to protect it in dangerous times, whose orders do they obey now? In the Vatican, the pope is dying as priestly vultures gather around, whispering the names of possible successors. In a forgotten monastery on Ireland's gale-swept coast, a dangerous document is hidden, waiting to be claimed. And in a family chapel in Princeton, New Jersey, a nun is murdered at her prayers. Sister Valentine was an outspoken activist, a thorn in the Church's side. When her brother, lawyer Ben Driskill, realizes that the Church will never investigate her death, he sets out to find the murderer himself -- and uncovers a dangerous, explosive secret.

Hello Darkness

  • Filename: hello-darkness.
  • ISBN: 9781416592747
  • Release Date: 2008-06-17
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Sandra Brown
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The host of a late night, call-in radio show, Paris Gibson joins with police psychologist Dean Malloy to identify a mysterious caller known only as "Valentino" before he kills a woman whom he feels has wronged him.

Chill Factor

  • Filename: chill-factor.
  • ISBN: 0862788889
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 221
  • Author: Vincent McDonnell
  • Publisher:

When Dr David Gunne disappears, the police believe he is fleeing charges of supplying drugs to addicts. His son, Sean is convinced that his father has been set up. But for what reason? With his friend, Jackie, Sean sets out to find his father. The trail leads to remote Fair Island where an American billionaire is forcing a team of scientists to work on a genetic project that could have horrendous consequences for mankind. Can Sean rescue his father and thwart the evil plan?

Smoke Screen

  • Filename: smoke-screen.
  • ISBN: 9781416563068
  • Release Date: 2008-08-12
  • Number of pages: 398
  • Author: Sandra Brown
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The themes of role reversal and the abuse of power figure prominently in a tale in which corruption and betrayals turn friends against one another and force criminals to become heroes.

The Churchill Factor

  • Filename: the-churchill-factor.
  • ISBN: 9780698155565
  • Release Date: 2014-11-13
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Boris Johnson
  • Publisher: Penguin

From London’s inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the story of how Churchill’s eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own. On the fiftieth anniversary of Churchill’s death, Boris Johnson celebrates the singular brilliance of one of the most important leaders of the twentieth century. Taking on the myths and misconceptions along with the outsized reality, he portrays—with characteristic wit and passion—a man of contagious bravery, breathtaking eloquence, matchless strategizing, and deep humanity. Fearless on the battlefield, Churchill had to be ordered by the king to stay out of action on D-Day; he pioneered aerial bombing and few could match his experience in organizing violence on a colossal scale, yet he hated war and scorned politicians who had not experienced its horrors. He was the most famous journalist of his time and perhaps the greatest orator of all time, despite a lisp and chronic depression he kept at bay by painting. His maneuvering positioned America for entry into World War II, even as it ushered in England’s post-war decline. His openmindedness made him a trailblazer in health care, education, and social welfare, though he remained incorrigibly politically incorrect. Most of all, he was a rebuttal to the idea that history is the story of vast and impersonal forces; he is proof that one person—intrepid, ingenious, determined—can make all the difference.


  • Filename: standoff.
  • ISBN: 9780446931120
  • Release Date: 2000-05-02
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Sandra Brown
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Ambitious TV reporter Tiel McCoy is driving through New Mexico when she hears over the radio that Sabra Dendy, the 17 year-old daughter of Fort Worth multimillionaire Russell Dendy, has been kidnapped.ááTiel calls her editor and learns that Sara was "kidnapped" by her boyfriend Ronnie and is pregnant.ááTiel is at a gas station store when an armed couple robs the cashier and orders all the customers to the floor.ááThe girl goes into labor and Tiel realizes that she has a huge story on her hands. A tense standoff begins as the FBI and Russell Dendy wait outside.ááTiel learns that Sabra and Ronnie are more afraid of her father-who plans to put the baby up for adoption-than of the FBI and would rather die together than surrender and be kept apart.ááNow it is more than just a story to Tiel as she fights to prevent these two kids from becoming a tragedy.

Be More Chill

  • Filename: be-more-chill.
  • ISBN: 9780007342884
  • Release Date: 2009-08-20
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Ned Vizzini
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK

One boy’s exploration of what it takes to be “cool”, how to get a girl and what (not) to do when you’ve got one...

Total Eclipse

  • Filename: total-eclipse.
  • ISBN: 1101198206
  • Release Date: 2010-08-03
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Rachel Caine
  • Publisher: Penguin

View our feature on Rachel Caine's Total Eclipse. New York Times bestselling author of the Morganville Vampires novels Weather Warden Joanne Baldwin, her husband, the djinn David, and the Earth herself have been poisoned by a substance that destroys the magic that keeps the world alive. The poison is destabilizing the entire balance of power, bestowing magic upon those who have never had it, and removing it from those who need it. It's just a matter of time before the delicate balance of nature explodes into chaos--and doom. From the Paperback edition.

White Hot

  • Filename: white-hot.
  • ISBN: 9781444732689
  • Release Date: 2011-11-10
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Sandra Brown
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

Ten years ago Sayre Lynch escaped from her small Louisiana hometown. Now she must return to Destiny to bury her brother, and confront her manipulative father and the painful memories she attempted to flee. As investigators raise questions about the nature of Danny's death, Sayre examines the turbulent relationships within her own family. Complicating her attempts to learn exactly how her brother died is Beck Merchant, her father's brilliant and canny attorney, who seems every bit as corrupt as her father. Yet despite her low opinion of Beck, Sayre finds herself irresistibly drawn to him. Tension between the workforce and management is mounting in Sayre's father's steel mill. While another hotbed of lies, secrecy and depravity smoulders and then ignites within his own family . . .

Minus 148 Degrees

  • Filename: minus-148-degrees.
  • ISBN: 0898866871
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Number of pages: 242
  • Author: Art Davidson
  • Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

Minus 148 is one of the few true classics in the literature of mountaineering. It is no simple tale of heroism and valour, like Annapurna, but rather a vexed, uneven story of doubt, failure, whim, courage, tragedy. The expedition was unbalanced, with the strong members far superior to the others. Perhaps the strongest of all was killed in an absurd accident within the first hours. The leader himself seemed to lose heart in mid-stream. Yet everything was redeemed by the magnificent accomplishment of the summit in early March, and then by the even more magnificent survival of Art, Dave Johnston, and Ray Genet.

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