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Angels & demons

by:Brown, Dan, 1964-

The murder of a world-famous physicist raises fears that the Illuminati are operating again after centuries of silence, and religion professor Robert Langdon is called in to assist with the case.

Editions:475  Date:2000 - 2020  Genre(s):Suspense fiction, Thrillers (Fiction), Action and adventure fiction, Thrillers (Fiction), Adventure stories

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The girl with the dragon tattoo

by:Larsson, Stieg, 1954-2004

The disappearance forty years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden, gnaws at her octogenarian uncle, Henrik Vanger. He is determined to know the truth about what he believes was her murder. He hires crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist, recently at the wrong end of a libel case, to get to the bottom of Harriet's disappearance. Lisbeth Salander, a twenty-four-year-old, pierced, tattooed genius hacker, possessed of the hard-earned wisdom of someone twice her age--and a terrifying capacity for ruthlessness--assists Blomkvist with the investigation. This unlikely team discovers a vein of nearly unfathomable iniquity running through the Vanger family, an astonishing corruption at the highest echelon of Swedish industrialism--and a surprising connection between themselves.--From publisher description.

Editions:352  Date:2005 - 2021  Genre(s):Suspense fiction, Thrillers (Fiction), Thrillers (Fiction), Detective and mystery fiction, Fictional Work

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The girl who played with fire

by:Larsson, Stieg, 1954-2004

On the eve of publisher Mikael Blomkvist's story about sex trafficking between Eastern Europe and Sweden, two investigating reporters are murdered. And even more shocking for Mikael Blomkvist: the fingerprints found on the murder weapon belong to Lisbeth Salander--the troubled, wise-beyond-her-years genius hacker who came to his aid years before.

Editions:288  Date:2006 - 2021  Genre(s):Thrillers (Fiction), Thrillers (Fiction), Mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction

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The lost symbol : a novel

by:Brown, Dan, 1964-

Symbologist Robert Langdon returns in this new thriller follow-up to The Da Vinci Code.

Editions:248  Date:2003 - 2020  Genre(s):Suspense fiction, Thrillers (Fiction), Thrillers (Fiction), Action and adventure fiction, Adventure stories

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The girl on the train

by:Hawkins, Paula

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning, flashing past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stopping at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. Their life, as she sees it, is perfect ... until she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but now everything is changed. Rachel goes to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?

Editions:246  Date:2014 - 2021  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Suspense fiction, Thrillers (Fiction), Thrillers (Fiction)

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The broker

by:Grisham, John

John Grisham delivers another legal thriller of unparalled suspense. With fourteen years left on a twenty-year sentence, notorious Washington power broker, Joel Blackman, receives a surprise pardon from a lame-duck president. He is smuggled out of the country on a military cargo plane, given a new identity, and tucked away in a small town in Italy. But Blackman has serious enemies from his past. As the CIA watches him closely, the question is not whether he will be killed, but rather who will kill him first.

Editions:282  Date:2004 - 2021  Genre(s):Legal stories, Thrillers (Fiction), Thrillers (Fiction), Suspense fiction, Legal stories

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Inferno : a novel

by:Brown, Dan, 1964-

In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces ... Dante's Inferno. Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle that pulls him into a landscape of classic art, secret passageways, and futuristic science. Drawing from Dante's dark epic poem, Langdon races to find answers and decide whom to trust ... before the world is irrevocably altered.

Editions:336  Date:2003 - 2020  Genre(s):Thrillers (Fiction), Thrillers (Fiction), Suspense fiction, Adventure stories, Action and adventure fiction

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The girl who kicked the hornet's nest

by:Larsson, Stieg, 1954-2004

After taking a bullet to the head, Salander is under close supervision in Intensive Care, and is set to face trial for three murders and one attempted murder. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist she must not only prove her innocence, but identify and denounce corrupt politicians. Salander is now ready to fight back.

Editions:259  Date:2007 - 2018  Genre(s):Thrillers (Fiction), Suspense fiction, Thrillers (Fiction), Novels, Novels

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The murder of Roger Ackroyd

by:Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976

A widow's sudden suicide sparks rumors that she murdered her first husband, was being blackmailed, and was carrying on a secret affair with the wealthy Roger Ackroyd. The following evening, Ackroyd is murdered in his locked study, but not before receiving a letter identifying the widow's blackmailer. Kings Abbot is crawling with suspects and it's up to famous detective, Hercule Poirot, to solve the case.

Editions:522  Date:1900 - 2022  Genre(s):Detective and mystery fiction, Mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction

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The shack : where tragedy confronts eternity

by:Young, William P.

Four years after his daughter was abducted and evidence of her murder was found in an abandoned shack, a man returns to the shack in response to a note claiming to be from God, and has a life-changing experience.

Editions:163  Date:2002 - 2017  Genre(s):Thrillers (Fiction), Thrillers (Fiction), Religious fiction, Religious fiction, Suspense fiction

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