Multcolib My Librarian Lisa: Let's start at the thrilling beginning
Annotation: The first Jack Reacher novel. Former military policeman Jack Reacher is drifting through Margrave, Georgia, looking for the grave site of an old blues pioneer when he's arrested for the execution-style murders of two men. He's cleared and ready to leave town when he learns that one of the dead men is his brother, Joe, an undercover agent for the Treasury Department. Now it's personal.
Annotation:Who doesn't love an outlaw, especially one who donates to charity and never injures a soul? Believing herself a direct descendant of the legendary Mexican bandit Joaquin Murrieta, Allison Murrieta teaches history in public schools by day and steals cars and robs fast-food restaurants in her free time. Rookie deputy Charlie Hood is forced to make an ethics-testing decision when the thief is targeted by this professional killer.
Annotation:The bodies of five women are found, ritualistically mutilated and dumped on wasteland in Greenwich, England. Detective Inspector Jack Caffery finds himself facing both hostilities within the force and his own memory of a lethal failure, as he struggles to unravel the most macabre murders he's ever seen. Now, as he employs every weapon science can offer, he knows he has little time before the sadistic killer strikes again.
Annotation:In Grant County, Georgia, murder victims are being poisoned with belladonna, a volatile drug that renders users ‘blindsighted’, or conscious, but unable to process what they see. Good thing, because this is one sadistic killer, and pediatrician Sara Linton, who doubles as the county’s coroner, must work to solve the case with her ex-husband and his partner, who just happens to be the sister of the first victim.
Annotation:Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett is supposed to spend his days keeping an eye on the wildlife and hunters in Twelve Sleep County, but he seems to find trouble wherever he goes. This first book in the series has it all-oil pipelines, natural gas conglomerates, and endangered species living in Joe’s woodpile.
Annotation:A determined young police constable, Maeve Kerrigan, goes it alone against an enigmatic killer and her bosses, who believe she shows too much empathy to solve murders for a living. Determined to prove them wrong, Maeve sets out to bring the killer to justice.
Annotation:Frieda Klein is a cerebral and self-contained London psychotherapist who treats patients by day and retreats to her tiny, cozy cottage by night, content to be alone with her thoughts. When a patient of Frieda’s imparts knowledge regarding missing 5 year old Matthew Farday, Frieda is forced to become more involved in the case than she would like, and forced to chase down the darkest paths of a psychopath’s mind.
Annotation:This haunting thriller introduces us to Minneapolis Lieutenant Lucas Davenport, a handsome ladies’ man who designs video games on the side. He puts his investigative and design skills to use tracking down the Mad dog killer, a frightening, violent killer who tries his best to outwit the rising star detective.
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