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Peter Swanson - Egy ​gyilkosság ára
Ha ​tönkremegy a házasságod, elválhatsz. Néha azonban nem a válás a legjobb megoldás... Ted egy reptéri bárban összeismerkedik a titokzatos és gyönyörű Lilyvel. Váltanak pár szót, és kiderül, hogy ugyanazzal a járattal utaznak Bostonba, a gépük azonban késik. Néhány pohár martini után már sok mindent megtudnak egymásról, talán többet is, mint kellene: a férfi még azt is elárulja, hogy attól tart, a felesége megcsalja, és tréfásan megjegyzi, a legszívesebben megölné az asszonyt. A vicc azonban komolyra fordul, amikor Lily felajánlja, hogy segít neki megvalósítani a tökéletes gyilkosságot. Vajon tényleg véghezviszik a tervüket? És mennyi az esélyük arra, hogy büntetlenül megússzák? Mekkora árat kell fizetniük egy kósza ötletért? Árulás és bosszú - ezek mozgatják Peter Swanson zseniális pszichológiai thrillerének szereplőit. A regényt nem véletlenül hasonlítják a Holtodiglanhoz és a Két idegen a vonatonhoz: a rafinált cselekményszövés fogva tartja, a váratlan fordulatok pedig az utolsó mondatig képesek megdöbbenteni az olvasót.

Peter Swanson - Védtelenül
Kate ​Priddy mindig is szorongó típus volt, ám miután a barátja kis híján végez vele, egyetlen szó határozza meg az életét: a rettegés. Amikor az édesanyja előáll az ötlettel, hogy a lány fél évre költözzön a másod-unokatestvére, Corbin bostoni lakásába, a férfi pedig az ő londoni otthonába, Kate vonakodva ugyan, de igent mond. Abban bízik, hogy az új környezetben végre maga mögött hagyhatja a múltat, és megszabadulhat a démonaitól... Ám alig ér Bostonba, máris sokkoló felfedezést tesz: a luxuslakások egyikében, a közvetlen szomszédságában megölnek egy Audrey nevű lányt. Túl sok a véletlen egybeesés, és mind az unokatestvérére tereli a gyanút. Ráadásul a lány furcsa dolgokra lesz figyelmes a lakásban... A lidérceivel küzdő, érzelmileg labilis Kate már saját magában sem mer bízni. És úgy tűnik, az őt megbéklyózó félelmek nem is teljesen alaptalanok - hamarabb és közelebb öltenek testet, mint gondolná... Peter Swanson legújabb, hátborzongató, tűpontos thrillerében az emberi psziché legsötétebb bugyraiba enged bepillantást, egy olyan dermesztő világba, ahová minden bizonnyal egyikünk sem akarna önszántából ellátogatni.

Peter Swanson - The ​Kind Worth Killing
You ​should never talk to strangers...Gone Girl meets Strangers on a Train in this year's must-read psychological thriller. "Extremely hard to put down". (Sophie Hannah). "Chilling and hypnotically suspenseful". (Lee Child). 'Hello there.' I looked at the pale, freckled hand on the back of the empty bar seat next to me in the business class lounge of Heathrow airport, then up into the stranger's face. 'Do I know you?' Delayed in London, Ted Severson meets a woman at the airport bar. Over cocktails they tell each other rather more than they should, and a dark plan is hatched - but are either of them being serious, could they actually go through with it and, if they did, what would be their chances of getting away with it? Back in Boston, Ted's wife Miranda is busy site managing the construction of their dream home, a beautiful house out on the Maine coastline. But what secrets is she carrying and to what lengths might she go to protect the vision she has of her deserved future? A sublimely plotted novel of trust and betrayal, The Kind Worth Killing will keep you gripped and guessing late into the night.

Peter Swanson - Gyönyörű ​hazugságok
Harry ​Ackerson az első pillanattól kezdve vonzónak találta a mostohaanyját. Habár a kissé távolságtartó Alice mindig kedvesen bánt vele, a fiú úgy érezte, sohasem sikerült igazán megismernie az asszonyt. Amikor a nő pár nappal a diplomaosztója előtt felhívja őt, megdöbbentő hírt közöl vele: a fiú apja meghalt. Valószínűleg öngyilkosságot követett el. Harry a gyásztól magába zuhanva hazasiet az óceán partján álló házba, ahol előbb az utcán, majd a temetésen egy titokzatos fiatal nőt vesz észre, akivel nemsokára össze is ismerkedik. Grace azt állítja, hogy futólag ismerte az elhunytat, a fiú azonban úgy érzi, ennél sokkal több rejlik a dolog mögött, és felmerül benne a gyanú, hogy az apja múltjában sok titok és hazugság lappang. Eközben Alice egyre furcsábban viselkedik - mintha nem csupán a mostohafiaként tekintene rá, és félreérthetetlenül közeledni kezd felé. Harry megpróbálja kideríteni, mi is történt valójában az apjával, hamarosan azonban rádöbben, hogy mindkét nő halálosan veszélyes titkokat rejteget, és egyikük sem mond igazat...

Peter Swanson - Her ​Every Fear
Following ​a brutal attack by her ex-boyfriend, Kate Priddy makes an uncharacteristically bold decision after her cousin, Corbin Dell, suggests a temporary apartment swap - and she moves from London to Boston. But soon after her arrival Kate makes a shocking discovery: Corbin's next-door neighbour, a young woman named Audrey Marshall, has been murdered. When the police begin asking questions about Corbin's relationship with Audrey, and his neighbours come forward with their own suspicions, a shaken Kate has few answers, and many questions of her own. Jetlagged and emotionally unstable, her imagination playing out her every fear, Kate can barely trust herself. So how can she trust any of the strangers she's just met?

Peter Swanson - Before ​She Knew Him
Catching ​a killer is dangerous—especially if he lives next door Hen and her husband Lloyd have settled into a quiet life in a new house outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Hen (short for Henrietta) is an illustrator and works out of a studio nearby, and has found the right meds to control her bipolar disorder. Finally, she’s found some stability and peace. But when they meet the neighbors next door, that calm begins to erode as she spots a familiar object displayed on the husband’s office shelf. The sports trophy looks exactly like one that went missing from the home of a young man who was killed two years ago. Hen knows because she’s long had a fascination with this unsolved murder—an obsession she doesn’t talk about anymore, but can’t fully shake either. Could her neighbor, Matthew, be a killer? Or is this the beginning of another psychotic episode like the one she suffered back in college, when she became so consumed with proving a fellow student guilty that she ended up hurting a classmate? The more Hen observes Matthew, the more she suspects he’s planning something truly terrifying. Yet no one will believe her. Then one night, when she comes face to face with Matthew in a dark parking lot, she realizes that he knows she’s been watching him, that she’s really on to him. And that this is the beginning of a horrifying nightmare she may not live to escape. . .

Peter Swanson - The ​Girl With a Clock For a Heart
George ​Foss never thought he'd see her again, but on a late-August night in Boston, there she is, in his local bar, Jack's Tavern. When George first met her, she was an eighteen-year-old college freshman from Sweetgum, Florida. She and George became inseparable in their first fall semester, so George was devastated when he got the news that she had committed suicide over Christmas break. But, as he stood in the living room of the girl's grieving parents, he realized the girl in the photo on their mantelpiece - the one who had committed suicide - was not his girlfriend. Later, he discovered the true identity of the girl he had loved - and of the things she may have done to escape her past. Now, twenty years later, she's back, and she's telling George that he's the only one who can help her...

Peter Swanson - All ​the Beautiful Lies
Harry ​Ackerson has always considered his stepmother Alice to be sexy and beautiful, in an "otherworldly" way. She has always been kind and attentive, if a little aloof in the last few years. Days before his college graduation, Alice calls with shocking news. His father is dead and the police think it's suicide. Devastated, Harry returns to his father's home in Maine. There, he and Alice will help each other pick up of the pieces of their lives and uncover what happened to his father. Shortly after he arrives, Harry meets a mysterious young woman named Grace McGowan. Though she claims to be new to the area, Harry begins to suspect that Grace may not be a complete stranger to his family. But she isn't the only attractive woman taking an interest in Harry. The sensual Alice is also growing closer, coming on to him in an enticing, clearly sexual way. Mesmerized by these two women, Harry finds himself falling deeper under their spell. Yet the closer he gets to them, the more isolated he feels, disoriented by a growing fear that both women are hiding dangerous--even deadly--secrets . . . and that neither one is telling the truth.

Peter Swanson - Kilenc ​levél
Kilenc ​embernek hozza ugyanazt a levelet a postás. Kap egyet a híres színész, a megbecsült professzor, az átlagos családapa és még hatan mások. A levelek címzettjei hamarosan eltűnnek az élők sorából. Van, akit lelőnek. Van, akit megfojtanak. Van, akivel méreg végez. Jessica Winslow FBI-ügynök is birtokosa egy ilyen halált hozó küldeménynek. Meggyőződése, hogy egy őrült terve áll mögötte. Valaki elkezdte véghez vinni AGATHA CHRISTIE híres művének, a Tíz kicsi négernek bámulatosan agyafúrt gyilkosságait. Ám az áldozatok nem bűnözők. Akkor vajon mi a közös bennük? Mert az már biztos: akinek a neve ott a listán, azt valaki halálra jelölte. Ezért az FBI-ügynök nekilát az ördögi kirakósjátszmának, mielőtt még őt is elkapja a gyilkos. PETER SWANSON amerikai krimiszerző műveit eddig 30 nyelvre fordították le. Egyike a ma élő legjobb bestselleríróknak. Munkásságát a nemzetközi eladási listák tophelyezései és számos szakmai elismerés díjazza. Jelölték már a Brit Krimiírók Szövetségének rangos Dagger-díjára, és könyveinek mozgóképes jogait a CBS, a New Regency és az Upper Street szerezte meg.

Peter Swanson - Die ​Gerechte
Nur ​sie entscheidet, wer den Tod verdient Eine Flughafenbar in London. Es ist Abend, und Ted Severson wartet auf seinen Rückflug nach Boston, als eine attraktive Frau sich neben ihn setzt. Kurz darauf vertraut er der geheimnisvollen Fremden an, dass seine Frau ihn betrogen hat. Mit ihrer Reaktion jedoch hat er nicht gerechnet: Sie bietet ihm Hilfe an – beim Mord an seiner Ehefrau. Ein Trick? Ein morbider Scherz? Oder ein finsteres Rachespiel, das nur ein böses Ende nehmen kann?

Peter Swanson - Nine ​Lives
From ​the New York Times best-selling author of Eight Perfect Murders comes the heart-pounding story of nine strangers who receive a cryptic list with their names on it - and then begin to die in highly unusual circumstances. Nine strangers receive a list with their names on it in the mail. Nothing else, just a list of names on a single sheet of paper. None of the nine people know or have ever met the others on the list. They dismiss it as junk mail, a fluke - until very, very bad things begin happening to people on the list. First, a well-liked old man is drowned on a beach in the small town of Kennewick, Maine. Then, a father is shot in the back while running through his quiet neighborhood in suburban Massachusetts. A frightening pattern is emerging, but what do these nine people have in common? Their professions range from oncology nurse to aspiring actor. FBI agent Jessica Winslow, who is on the list herself, is determined to find out. Could there be some dark secret that binds them all together? Or is this the work of a murderous madman? As the mysterious sender stalks these nine strangers, they find themselves constantly looking over their shoulders, wondering who will be crossed off next...

Peter Swanson - Every ​Vow You Break
A ​bride’s dream honeymoon becomes a nightmare when a man with whom she’s had a regrettable one-night stand shows up in this electrifying psychological thriller from the acclaimed author of _Eight Perfect Murders_. Abigail Baskin never thought she’d fall in love with a millionaire. Then she met Bruce Lamb. He’s a good guy, stable, level-headed, kind—a refreshing twist from her previous relationships. But right before the wedding, Abigail has a drunken one-night stand on her bachelorette weekend. She puts the incident—and the sexy guy who wouldn’t give her his real name—out of her mind, and now believes she wants to be with Bruce for the rest of her life. Then the mysterious stranger suddenly appears—and Abigail’s future life and happiness are turned upside down. He insists that their passionate night was the beginning of something much, much more. Something special. Something real—and he’s tracked her down to prove it. Does she tell Bruce and ruin their idyllic honeymoon—and possibly their marriage? Or should she handle this psychopathic stalker on her own? To make the situation worse, strange things begin to happen. She sees a terrified woman in the night shadows, and no one at the resort seems to believe anything is amiss… including her perfect new husband.

Peter Swanson - Eight ​Perfect Murders
"Fiendish ​good fun." —Anthony Horowitz From the hugely talented author of Before She Knew Him comes a chilling tale of psychological suspense and an homage to the thriller genre tailor-made for fans: the story of a bookseller who finds himself at the center of an FBI investigation because a very clever killer has started using his list of fiction’s most ingenious murders. Years ago, bookseller and mystery aficionado Malcolm Kershaw compiled a list of the genre’s most unsolvable murders, those that are almost impossible to crack—which he titled “Eight Perfect Murders”—chosen from among the best of the best including Agatha Christie’s A. B. C. Murders, Patricia Highsmith’s Strangers on a Train, Ira Levin’s Death Trap, A. A. Milne's Red House Mystery, Anthony Berkeley Cox's Malice Aforethought, James M. Cain's Double Indemnity, John D. Macdonald's The Drowner, and Donna Tartt's A Secret History. But no one is more surprised than Mal, now the owner of the Old Devils Bookstore in Boston, when an FBI agent comes knocking on his door one snowy day in February. She’s looking for information about a series of unsolved murders that look eerily similar to the killings on Mal’s old list. And the FBI agent isn’t the only one interested in this bookseller who spends almost every night at home reading. There is killer is out there, watching his every move—a diabolical threat who knows way too much about Mal’s personal history, especially the secrets he’s never told anyone, even his recently deceased wife. To protect himself, Mal begins looking into possible suspects . . . and sees a killer in everyone around him. But Mal doesn’t count on the investigation leaving a trail of death in its wake. Suddenly, a series of shocking twists leaves more victims dead—and the noose around Mal’s neck grows so tight he might never escape.

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