15 thriller masters. 1 masterful thriller! Former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton possesses a previously unknown score by Frederic Chopin. But he is unaware that, within it's handwritten notes, lies a secret that now threatens the lives of thousands of Americans. As he races from Poland to the U.S. to uncover the mystery of the manuscript, Middleton will be accused of murder, pursued by federal agents, and targeted by assassins.
"A rollicking thriller"
When CIA operative Malcolm, code-named Condor, discovers his colleagues butchered in a blood-spattered office, he realizes that only an oversight by the assassins has saved his life. He contacts CIA headquarters for help, but when an attempted rendezvous goes wrong, it quickly becomes clear that no one can be trusted.
"Oldy but a Goody"
For any homeowner who’s ever wondered, “What’s that creaking sound?” or fans of how-to television who’d like a little unreality mixed in with their reality shows, these 14 authors have constructed stories guaranteed to shake your foundations and rattle your pipes. With 14 frightening and funny fixer-upper tales, Home Improvement: Undead Edition takes listeners behind closed doors for a fresh perspective on why there really is no place like home....
"Home Improvement: Undead Edition"
Look in the mirror: You're nobody anybody knows. You know pursuing the truth will get you killed. But you refuse just to fade away. So you're designated an enemy of the largest secret national security apparatus in America's history. Good guys or bad guys, it doesn't matter: All assassins' guns are aimed at you. And you run for your life, branded with the code name you made iconic: Condor.
For the first time ever, legendary editor Otto Penzler has handpicked some of the most respected and best-selling thriller writers working today for a riveting collection of spy fiction. From first to last, this stellar collection signals mission accomplished.
"Not as good as I'd hoped"
Five deranged CIA killers, all of them dependent on their meds and deep in the woods of Maine, are forced to break out of the asylum when someone murders their psychiatrist and frames them for the deed. Crazy and traumatized by their experiences in the CIA, they operate under somewhat skewed perceptions of reality. Their training, however, has prepared them to survive in an unfriendly world, even if that world is the Boston-to-Washington corridor as they chase down the real killer.
"Not funny, but very good"
When Faron Sears - a rich, brilliant, messianic, black ex-con - enters the presidential race and refuses to play by the old rules, he electrifies the electorate. But someone Faron trusts is a traitor, and someone else plots to become his assassin. The FBI agent assigned to save Faron's life is also ordered to protect the secret of a cover-up that threatens the Washington establishment.