Romans policiers et thriller en anglais
Stalking the tawdry neon wilderness of forties and fifties Los Angeles, Raymond Chandler's hard-drinking, wise-cracking Phillip Marlowe is one of the world's most famous fictional detectives. 'Playback' finds Marlowe mixing business with pleasure - getting paid to follow a mysterious and lovely red-head named Eleanor King. And wherever Miss King goes, trouble seems to follow. But she's easy on the eye and Marlowe's happy to do as he's told, all in the name of chivalry, of course. But one dead body later and what started out as a lazy afternoon's snooping soon becomes a deadly cocktail of blackmail, lies, mistaken identity - and murder . . .
*PRE-ORDER NOW* HOW DO YOU FIND A KILLER WHO KNOWS EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU? Jack McEvoy is a reporter with a track record in finding killers. But he''s never been accused of being one himself. Jack went on one date with Tina Portrero. The next thing he knows, the police are at his house telling Jack he''s a suspect in her murder. Maybe it''s because he doesn''t like being accused of a crime he didn''t commit. Or maybe it''s because the method of her murder is so chilling that he can''t get it out of his head. But as he uses his journalistic skills to open doors closed to the police, Jack walks a thin line between suspect and detective - between investigation and obsession - on the trail of a killer who knows his victims better than they know themselves... * * * * * CRIME DOESN''T COME BETTER THAN CONNELLY. ''One of the very best writers working today in any genre'' Sunday Telegraph ''The pre-eminent detective novelist of his generation'' Ian Rankin ''Crime thriller writing of the highest order'' Guardian ''A superb natural storyteller'' Lee Child ''A master'' Stephen King ''A genius'' Independent on Sunday ''America''s greatest living crime writer'' Daily Express ''No one writes a better modern thriller than Connelly'' Evening Standard
March 1943. The war hangs in the balance, and at Bletchley Park a brilliant young codebreaker is facing a double nightmare. The Germans have changed their U-boat Enigma code, threatening a massive Allied defeat. And as suspicion grows that there may be a spy inside Bletchley, Jericho's girlfriend, the mysterious Claire Romilly suddenly disappears.
From the number one bestselling author, Peter James, comes I Follow You , a nerve-shredding standalone thriller. To the outside world, suave, charming and confident doctor Marcus Valentine has it all. A loving wife, three kids, a great job. But there's something missing, there always has been. . . . or rather, someone . . . Driving to work one morning, his mind elsewhere and not on the road, he almost mows down a female jogger on a crossing. As she runs on, Marcus is transfixed. Infatuated. She is the spitting image of a girl he was crazy about in his teens. A girl he has never been able to get out of his mind. Lynette had dumped him harshly. For years he has fantasized about seeing her again and rekindling their flame. Might that jogger possibly be her all these years later? Could this be the most incredible coincidence? Despite all his attempts to resist, he is consumed by cravings for this woman. And when events take a tragically unexpected turn, his obsession threatens to destroy both their worlds. But still he won't stop. Can't stop.
Heading home after winning his latest case, defense attorney Mickey Haller - The Lincoln Lawyer - is pulled over by the police. They open the trunk of his car to find the body of a former client. Haller knows the law inside out. He will be charged with murder. He will have to build his case from behind bars. And the trial will be the trial of his life. Because Mickey Haller will defend himself in court. With watertight evidence stacked against him, Haller will need every trick in the book to prove he was framed. But a not-guilty verdict isn''t enough. In order to truly walk free, Haller knows he must find the real killer - that is the law of innocence...