Suspense > Vengeance
The first novel in Mickey Spillane's classic detective series starring hard-boiled private eye Mike Hammer. Here's Mickey Spillane and Mike Hammer in their roughest and readiest—a double-strength shot of sex, violence, and action that is vintage Spillane all the way. It's a tough-guy mystery to please even the most bloodthirsty of fans!
Raised in Japan by a British father and a Chinese mother, young Nicholas Linnear felt at home only in the dojo, where he gave himself over to mastering ninjutsu—the ancient art of the ninja. Over years of training, he ascended to the highest ranks imaginable—until a confrontation over the very meaning of ninjutsu changed his approach to martial arts forever, sending him on a journey that would take him across the globe.
The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town of Clanton in Ford County, Mississippi, reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes justice into his own outraged hands.
You remember Hannibal Lecter: gentleman, genius, cannibal. Seven years have passed since Dr. Lecter escaped from custody. And for seven years he's been at large, free to savor the scents, the essences, of an unguarded world. But intruders have entered Dr. Lecter's world, piercing his new identity, sensing the evil that surrounds him.
The day starts like any other in L.A. The sun burns hot as the Santa Ana winds blow ash from mountain fires to coat the glittering city. But for private investigator Joe Pike, the city will never be the same again. His ex-lover, Karen Garcia, is dead, brutally murdered with a gun shot to the head.
Retired LAPD detective Harry Bosch wants justice for a murdered production assistant -- but without his police badge, can he take down a powerful and ruthless killer? And even in the face of an opponent more powerful and ruthless than any he's ever encountered, Bosch is not backing down.
When his closest ally, Hawk, is beaten and left for dead while protecting a bookie, Spenser embarks on an epic journey to rehabilitate his best pal, body and soul. But that means infiltrating a ruthless mob--and redefining his friendship with Hawk in the name of vengeance...
The influential father of a slain terrorist demands retribution for the death of his son at Rapp's hands. In the tangled, duplicitous world of espionage there are those, even among America's allies, who feel Mitch Rapp has grown too effective at his deadly job. They have been looking for an excuse to eliminate the number one counterterrorism operative, and they are determined to seize the chance with an explosive international conspiracy.
This "impossible to put down" bestseller introduces Amos Decker, a gifted police detective with a perfect memory who must solve a mystery he wishes he could forget: his family's murder. Memory Man will stay with you long after the turn of the final page.
- Jake Brigance
- Mitch Rapp
- Hannibal Lecter
- Mike Hammer
- Elvis Cole
- Harry Bosch
- Amos Decker
- Nicholas Linnear
More in... Suspense
- Buried Past
- Domestic Suspense
- Family Secrets
- Missing Person
- Presumed Dead
- David Baldacci
- Michael Connelly
- Robert Crais
- Vince Flynn
- John Grisham
- Thomas Harris
- Eric Van Lustbader
- Robert B. Parker
- Mickey Spillane
|Want It||Got It||Read It||Year||Title|
|1947||I, The Jury||by Mickey Spillane||Hardboiled Detective, Vengeance, Mike Hammer|
|1980||The Ninja||by Eric Van Lustbader||Action, Vengeance, Nicholas Linnear|
|1989||A Time to Kill||by John Grisham||Legal Thriller, Vengeance, Jake Brigance|
|1999||Hannibal||by Thomas Harris||Psychological Thriller, Vengeance, Hannibal Lecter|
|1999||L.A. Requiem||by Robert Crais||Murder Mystery, Police Procedural, Private Eye, Vengeance, Elvis Cole, Joe Pike, Los Angeles|
|2003||Lost Light||by Michael Connelly||Cold Case, Vengeance, Harry Bosch|
|2005||Cold Service||by Robert B. Parker||Private Eye, Vengeance, Spenser|
|2005||Consent to Kill||by Vince Flynn||Espionage, Terrorist, Vengeance, Mitch Rapp|
|2015||Memory Man||by David Baldacci||Cold Case, Football, Revenge, Vengeance, Amos Decker|
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