Jun 16, 2014

Mailbox Monday: Two Thrillers and The Art Thief

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Thanks to the publishers for Advance Reader's Copies of the two thrillers:


Uncaged: The Singular Menace
Publisher description:
#1 New York Times bestselling Prey author John Sandford and Michele Cook debut a high-octane young adult thriller series.
 
Shay Remby arrives in Hollywood with $58 and a handmade knife, searching for her brother, Odin. 
Odin’s a brilliant hacker but a bit of a loose cannon. He and a group of radical animal-rights activists hit a Singular Corp. research lab in Eugene, Oregon. The raid was a disaster, but Odin escaped with a set of highly encrypted flash drives and a post-surgical dog. When Shay gets a frantic 3 a.m. phone call from Odin—talking about evidence of unspeakable experiments, and a ruthless corporation, and how he must hide—she’s concerned. When she gets a menacing visit from Singular’s security team, she knows: her brother’s a dead man walking.

What Singular doesn’t know—yet—is that 16-year-old Shay is every bit as ruthless as their security force, and she will burn Singular to the ground, if that’s what it takes to save her brother.


Remains of Innocence
Publisher's description:
Sheriff Joanna Brady must solve two perplexing cases that may be tied together in New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance’s thrilling tale of suspense that brings to life Arizona’s Cochise County and the desert Southwest in all its beauty and mystery. 

An old woman, a hoarder, is dying of emphysema in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. In cleaning out her house, her daughter, Liza Machett, discovers a fortune in hundred dollar bills hidden in the tall stacks of books and magazines that crowd every corner. 

Tracing the money’s origins will take Liza on a journey that will end in Cochise County, where Sheriff Joanna Brady is embroiled in a personal mystery of her own. A man she considers a family friend is found dead at the bottom of a hole in a limestone cavern near Bisbee. And now there is the mystery of Liza and the money. Are the two disparate cases connected? It’s up to Joanna to find out. 


 Bought at the library book sale:


The Art Thief
Publisher description:
In "The Art Thief," three thefts are simultaneously investigated in three cities, but these apparently isolated crimes have much more in common than anyone imagines. A dizzying array of forgeries, overpaintings, and double-crosses unfolds as the story races through auction houses, museums, and private galleries -- and the secret places where priceless works of art are made available to collectors who will stop at nothing to satisfy their hearts' desires.
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10 comments:

  1. The Art Thief looks interesting. Happy reading.

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  2. Art Thief caught my eye. Look forward to your review on this one.

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  3. I love high octane thrillers!

    Happy Reading!

    Here is my post.

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  4. Enjoy the books. I have The Art Thief around somewhere, but haven't gotten around to reading it.

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  5. I hope your new thrillers are thrilling!

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  6. Enjoy! They all look promising.

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  7. The Art Thief sounds pretty good!

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  8. The Art Thief looks good.

    Cute cover.

    Enjoy your reading week.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Mailbox Monday

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  9. Looks like a good bunch of books.

    I like the animal rights angle of Uncaged.Sometimes folks who are pro animal rights are portrayed in patronizing ways in fiction however. Hopefully this one does not do this.

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