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Still Missing
Author: Chevy Stevens
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1459612965
Pages: 408
Year: 2011-03-04
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Grim and unsettling ... a fast-paced read that is utterly absorbing.' - Kathy Reichs On the day she was abducted, Annie O'sullivan, a 32-year-old real estate agent, had three goals - sell a house, forget about a recent argument with her mother, and be on time for dinner with her ever-patient boyfriend. The open house is slow, but when her last visitor pulls up in a van as she's about to leave, Annie thinks it just might be her lucky day after all. Interwoven with the story of the year Annie spent as the captive of a psychopath in a remote mountain cabin, which unfolds through sessions with her psychiatrist, is a second narrative recounting events following her escape - her struggle to piece her shattered life back together and the ongoing police investigation into the identity of her captor. The truth doesn't always set you free. 'A heart-pounding debut. Stevens pulls out all the stops in this cat-and-mouse battle between a brilliant psychopath and his tenacious victim. By equal turns clever and compelling, this is the not-to-be missed thriller of the year.' - Lisa Gardner 'Not just a gripping mystery about a woman's abduction, a story about her hard-fought return - to self, to independence, to life. Frank, fierce, and sometimes even funny, this is a dark tale pinpricked with light - and told by an unforgettable heroine.' - Gillian Flynn, author of Sharp Objects '... a compelling, unputdownable thrill rid ... The twists are so treacherous and unexpected you'll need a neck brace by the time you finish.' - Linda Castillo, author of Sworn to Silence 'Engrossing, terrifying and ultimately full of girl-kick-ass, Still Missing will suck you in from page one.' - Chelsea Cain, author of Heartsick Still Missing is that rare debut find - a shocking, visceral, brutal and beautifully crafted thriller.
That Night
Author: Chevy Stevens
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250034612
Pages: 384
Year: 2014-06-17
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As a teenager, Toni Murphy had a life full of typical adolescent complications: a boyfriend she adored, a younger sister she couldn't relate to, a strained relationship with her parents, and classmates who seemed hell-bent on making her life miserable. Things weren't easy, but Toni could never have predicted how horrific they would become until her younger sister was brutally murdered one summer night. Toni and her boyfriend, Ryan, were convicted of the murder and sent to prison. Now thirty-four, Toni, is out on parole and back in her hometown, struggling to adjust to a new life on the outside. Prison changed her, hardened her, and she's doing everything in her power to avoid violating her parole and going back. This means having absolutely no contact with Ryan, avoiding fellow parolees looking to pick fights, and steering clear of trouble in all its forms. But nothing is making that easy—not Ryan, who is convinced he can figure out the truth; not her mother, who doubts Toni's innocence; and certainly not the group of women who made Toni's life hell in high school and may have darker secrets than anyone realizes. No matter how hard she tries, ignoring her old life to start a new one is impossible. Before Toni can truly move on, she must risk everything to find out what really happened that night.But in That Night by Chevy Stevens, the truth might be the most terrifying thing of all.
Séquestrée
Author: Chevy Stevens
Publisher: Archipel
ISBN: 2809808643
Pages: 336
Year: 2011-09-14
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« Un suspense psychologique d'une noirceur extrême, dense et suffocant, qui repousse les limites du genre. » Kirkus « Lorsqu'un psychopathe joue au jeu du chat et de la souris avec sa victime. Un thriller d'une force inouïe. » Lisa Gardner Annie O'Sullivan, 32 ans, est agent immobilier sur l'île de Vancouver. Par un beau dimanche ensoleillé d'août, alors qu'elle fait visiter une maison à un potentiel acquéreur, ce dernier lui plante le canon d'un revolver dans le dos et l'oblige à monter dans sa camionnette... Quand Annie se réveille, elle est prisonnière dans une cabane isolée en pleine forêt. C'est le début d'un enfer qui durera plus d'un an : douze mois où le Monstre - comme Annie le surnomme - fera d'elle sa chose. Torture psychologique, abus sexuels... : tout y passera, jusqu'à ce que la jeune femme parvienne enfin à s'échapper. Pourtant, le plus dur commence pour Annie, qui doit à présent surmonter son traumatisme, réapprendre à vivre normalement sans plus dormir enfermée dans un placard, seul lieu où elle se sent en sécurité, et, surtout, accepter l'effroyable vérité : elle connaît le commanditaire de son enlèvement...
Papillon mortel
Author: Évelyne Wilwerth
Publisher: Editions Luce Wilquin
ISBN: 2875544039
Pages: 192
Year: 2017-03-10
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Une intrigue captivante Edwige, la baroudeuse et reporter planétaire, sort peu à peu d’une étrange torpeur et réalise qu’elle est séquestrée. Pourquoi ? Et quelle sera l’issue, s’il y en a une ? Or, cela n’est rien par rapport à ce blocage intérieur... En somme, elle est doublement séquestrée. Alors ? Réussir à cracher l’abominable souvenir ? L’horreur du papillon ? Un roman âpre, zébré d’humour et de violentes pulsions de vie. Un style court, ramassé, heurté. EXTRAIT J’ouvre les yeux. Le noir. Je ferme les yeux. Le noir. Comme dans ma tête. Du noir. Ou plutôt du mou, du baveux. Omelette baveuse... Si je suis capable de rire, c’est que je ne suis pas morte. Trop joli, l’omelette. Non. Un marécage. Un marécage puant. Chaleur fétide. Ma tête s’échappe. Les mots s’échappent. Et mon corps... anéanti? Que... Que s’est-il... Je renonce. Engloutie dans le marécage. À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR Évelyne Wilwerth est une auteur chevronnée de romans pour adultes et adolescents, dramaturge, nouvelliste et essayiste.
Irene
Author: Pierre Lemaitre
Publisher: MacLehose Press
ISBN: 1623658012
Pages: 416
Year: 2014-12-09
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Camille Verhoeven, whose diminutive stature belies his fierce intensity, has reached an unusually content (for him) place in life. he is respected by his colleagues and he and his lovely wife, Irene, are expecting their first child. But when a new murder case hits his desk--a double torture-homicide that's so extreme that even the most seasoned officers are horrified-Verhoeven is overcome with a sense of foreboding. As links emerge between the bloody set-piece and at least one past unsolved murder, it becomes clear that a calculating serial killer is at work. The press has a field day, taking particular pleasure in putting Verhoeven under the media spotlight (and revealing uncomfortable details of his personal life). Then Verhoeven makes a breakthrough discovery: the murders are modeled after the exploits of serial killers from classic works of crime fiction. The double murder was an exquisitely detailed replication of a scene from Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho, and one of the linked cold cases was a faithful homage to James Ellroy's The Black Dahlia. The media circus reaches a fever pitch when the modus operandi of the killer, dubbed "The Novelist," is revealed. Worse, the Novelist has taken to writing taunting letters to the police, emphasizing that he will stop leaving any clues behind unless Verhoeven remains on the case. For reasons known only to the killer, the case has become personal. With more literature--inspired murders surfacing, Verhoeven enlists the help of an eccentric bookseller and a professor specializing in crime fiction to try to anticipate his adversary's next move. Then Irene is kidnapped. With time running out, Verhoeven realizes that all along he's been the unwitting dupe in The Novelist's plans to create an original work of his own. Now, the only person in the world the commandant truly cares for is in danger, and a happy ending seems less and less likely as it becomes clear that the winner of this deadly game may be the man with the least to lose.
Alex
Author: Pierre Lemaitre
Publisher: MacLehose Press
ISBN: 1623650011
Pages: 352
Year: 2013-09-03
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Upon winning the prestigious 2013 Crime Writers Association International Dagger Award, the judges praised Alex by saying, "An original and absorbing ability to leash incredulity in the name of the fictional contract between author and reader... A police procedural, a thriller against time, a race between hunted and hunter, and a whydunnit, written from multiple points of view that explore several apparently parallel stories which finally meet." Alex Prevost--kidnapped, savagely beaten, suspended from the ceiling of an abandoned warehouse in a tiny wooden cage--is running out of time. Her abductor appears to want only to watch her die. Will hunger, thirst, or the rats get her first? Apart from a shaky eyewitness report of the abduction, Police Commandant Camille Verhoeven has nothing to go on: no suspect, no leads, and no family or friends anxious to find a missing loved one. The diminutive and brilliant detective knows from bitter experience the urgency of finding the missing woman as quickly as possible--but first he must understand more about her. As he uncovers the details of the young woman's singular history, Camille is forced to acknowledge that the person he seeks is no ordinary victim. She is beautiful, yes, but also extremely tough and resourceful. Before long, saving Alex's life will be the least of Commandant Verhoeven's considerable challenges. A 2013 Financial Times Book of the Year Shortlisted for the 2014 RUSA Reading List Horror Award From the Hardcover edition.
Camille
Author: Pierre Lemaitre
Publisher: MacLehose Press
ISBN: 1623654408
Pages: 288
Year: 2015-05-05
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In his acclaimed, award-winning novels Alex and Irène, Pierre Lemaitre created an unforgettable character in Police Commandant Camille Verhoeven. Now, in Camille, the final volume in Lemaitre's internationally bestselling trilogy of "meta-meta detective" novels (The New York Times), Verhoeven faces his most harrowing case yet, and the ultimate reckoning for the diminutive yet tenacious protagonist. Anne Forestier finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time when she is trapped in the middle of a bank robbery. Shot three times, she is lucky to survive-and morbidly unlucky to remember the face of her assailant. Followed home from her hospital bed, Anne is in grave danger. But one thing stands in her favor-a dangerously vengeful partner, carrying the scars of devastating loss, who will break all the rules to protect the woman he loves: Commandant Camille Verhoeven. Following the horror of Irène and the thrills of Alex, Camille is the heart-stopping final chapter. Drawn once again into a labyrinthine web with answers ever out of reach, Camille must draw on all his talent to face an enemy who threatens everything he holds dear.
Never Knowing
Author: Chevy Stevens
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1743311869
Pages: 410
Year: 2012
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Some questions are better left unanswered . The explosive psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of Still Missing.
The Dark Romance
Author: Ankit Gusain
Publisher: Leadstart Publishing PvtLtd
ISBN: 9383562943
Pages: 237
Year: 2014-05-20
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‘Dark Romance’, is a story of two lovers caught up in the narrow minded attitude of village thinking. Superstition and dark spirits that the villagers’ believe in add their bit in making their life a living hell. The lovers, Priyanka and Ashu, meet clandestinely and their love develops and grows for each other. Things begin to go well for them, but then things take a dark twist … Ashu does everything in his power to get Priyanka, the love of his life, out of this darkness. But her family is out to get his blood… Will Ashu and Priyanka ever be able to get out of the clutches of the darkness and the evil that has over shadowed their lives? Will the family and the villagers’ overcome their superstition, their old fashioned village thinking and allow the two lovers to find their happiness? Or will the ‘dark romance’ never find the light of day…
Baby Doll
Author: Hollie Overton
Publisher: Redhook
ISBN: 0316268704
Pages: 288
Year: 2016-07-12
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THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER "What a compulsive read!" -- Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author You've been held captive in one room. You've been mentally and physically abused every day since you were sixteen years old. Then one night you realize your captor has left the door to your cell unlocked. For the first time in eight years you're free. This is what happens next... Escape was just the beginning.
Always Watching
Author: Chevy Stevens
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250031893
Pages: 352
Year: 2013-06-18
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She helps people put their demons to rest. But she has a few of her own... In the lockdown ward of a psychiatric hospital, Dr. Nadine Lavoie is in her element. She has the tools to help people, and she has the desire—healing broken families is what she lives for. But Nadine doesn't want to look too closely at her own past because there are whole chunks of her life that are black holes. It takes all her willpower to tamp down her recurrent claustrophobia, and her daughter, Lisa, is a runaway who has been on the streets for seven years. When a distraught woman, Heather Simeon, is brought into the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit after a suicide attempt, Nadine gently coaxes her story out of her—and learns of some troubling parallels with her own life. Digging deeper, Nadine is forced to confront her traumatic childhood, and the damage that began when she and her brother were brought by their mother to a remote commune on Vancouver Island. What happened to Nadine? Why was their family destroyed? And why does the name Aaron Quinn, the group's leader, bring complex feelings of terror to Nadine even today? And then, the unthinkable happens, and Nadine realizes that danger is closer to home than she ever imagined. She has no choice but to face what terrifies her the most...and fight back. Sometimes you can leave the past, but you can never escape. Told with the trademark powerful storytelling that has had critics praising her work as "Gripping" (Kirkus), "Jaw-dropping" (Publishers Weekly) and "Crackling with suspense" (People magazine), ALWAYS WATCHING shows why Chevy Stevens is one of the most mesmerizing new talents of our day.
That Night
Author: Alice McDermott
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408853655
Pages: 304
Year: 2013-11-21
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On a warm suburban night, the sound of lawn sprinklers is drowned out by the rumble of hot rods. Suddenly, a car careens onto a family's neat front yard, teenage boys spill out brandishing chains and leather, and a young man cries out for the girl he loves. Tonight, fathers will pick up snow shovels and rakes to defend their turf, and children will witness a battle fuelled by fierce, true love. This is the night they will talk about and remember as the moment things changed for ever.
Andr Gide
Author: David H. Walker
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1349209635
Pages: 214
Year: 1990-09-04
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Thriller Romance - 4 histoires
Author: Lise Robin, Phoebe P.Campbell, Rose M. Becker, Ann Fox
Publisher: Editions addictives
ISBN:
Pages:
Year: 2017-11-14
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Des héros sexy à souhait pour 4 histoires sensuelles et palpitantes. Ce pack Éditions Addictives contient les extraits des séries suivantes : - Retiens-moi de Lise Robin - You again de Phoebe P. Campebll - Protège-moi de toi… de Rose M. Becker - Spring Break (Sea, sex and me !) d’Ann Fox Les histoires contenues dans ce coffret peuvent être lues indépendamment.
Le meilleur du thriller
Author: Mary Kubica, Karen Rose, Lisa Jackson
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 2280350459
Pages: 1552
Year: 2015-11-04
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Découvrez les trois suspenses recommandés par les éditions MOSAIC : des suspense qui vous saisiront dès les premiers mots. Une fille parfaite, Mary Kubica « Je la suis depuis plusieurs jours. Je sais où elle fait ses courses, où elle travaille. Je ne connais pas la couleur de ses yeux, l’intensité de son regard quand elle a peur. Mais je le saurai bientôt. » Incapable de dire non au séduisant et énigmatique inconnu qu’elle vient de rencontrer dans un bar, Mia Dennett, jeune héritière d’une des familles les plus en vue de Chicago, accepte de le suivre jusqu’à chez lui. Sans savoir qu’elle a commis une grave erreur... Dernier soupir, Lisa Jakcson Selena Alvarez et Regan Pescoli le savent depuis longtemps : la réalité se fait parfois plus noire que nos cauchemars les plus sombres. Par exemple lorsque le shérif Grayson, leur chef dans la police de Grizzly Falls, est victime d'une tentative de meurtre et se retrouve entre la vie et la mort : un sniper a tenté de l'abattre alors qu'il sortait de son chalet dans les hauteurs de la ville. Quelles peuvent bien être les motivations de ce tueur froid, implacable qui, elles le pressentent, ne s’arrêtera pas là ? Personne pour t’entendre, Karen Rose Belles, jeunes et blondes : elles sont condamnées à mourir. Lors d’une soirée donnée dans une luxueuse propriété de Baltimore, Crystal Jones, une jeune et jolie étudiante, est retrouvée sauvagement assassinée dans la remise au fond du parc. Pour ce meurtre, Ramon Muñoz, le jardinier qui travaillait dans le domaine, est condamné à perpétuité. Six ans plus tard, Paige Holden, détective privée, décide de se plonger dans le dossier pour prouver l’innocence de cet homme qui, elle en est persuadée, a été injustement condamné. Bientôt, elle va se retrouver sur la piste d’un meurtrier diabolique, obsessionnel, à la fois invisible et tout-puissant...

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