Brillant agent de la CIA basé à Londres, Sam Capra mène la vie dont il a toujours rêvé. Un jour, sa femme Lucy, enceinte de leur premier enfant, l'appelle au bureau et lui demande de sortir immédiatement du bâtiment. À peine a-t-il quitté les lieux qu'une déflagration dévaste l'édifice ! Lucy disparaît et la CIA tient Sam, seul rescapé de l'explosion, pour responsable des évènements. Incarcéré, il parvient à déjouer la surveillance de la Compagnie. C'est désormais un homme brisé, traqué, mais prêt à tout !
Ex-agent de la CIA, Sam Capra voit sa vie basculer le jour où le cartel des Cinq Soleils kidnappe son fils. En monnaie d'échange, Sam doit éliminer un étudiant et un hacker qui possèdent des informations plus que compromettantes sur le cartel. Une vie contre deux...
Les heures lui sont comptées. Aidé d'une jeune ingénieur en informatique dont la fille a aussi disparu, Sam se lance dans un contre-la-montre impitoyable.
Lorsque Mila, bien connue de Sam, intervient dans cette traque, les menaces se multiplient. Qui sont les mystérieux individus qui ont mis à prix la tête de Mila ? En saurait-elle plus qu'il n'y paraît ? Sam n'a pas le choix, le temps presse, la vie de son fils est en jeu.
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They framed me.
They abducted my wife.
They took my child.
I want him back.
Sam Capra has one reason to live: to reclaim his baby son from the people who kidnapped him. Teaming up with a young mother whose daughter went missing, he tracks his child across the country in a dangerous, desperate race against time.
From the internationally bestselling author of Panic, The Last Minute is the most heart-stopping thriller of the year, from 'one of the best thriller writers of our time' (Harlan Coben).
Things are going well for young film-maker Evan Casher - until he receives an urgent phonecall from his mother, summoning him home. He arrives to find her brutally murdered body on the kitchen floor and a hitman lying in wait for him.
It is then he realises his whole life has been a lie. His parents are not who he thought they were, his girlfriend is not who he thought she was, his entire existence an ingeniously constructed sham. And now that he knows it, he is in terrible danger.
So he is catapulted into a violent world of mercenaries, spies and terrorists. Pursued by a ruthless band of killers who will stop at nothing to keep old secrets buried, Evan's only hope for survival is to discover the truth behind his past.
An absolute page-turner, Panic has been acclaimed as one of the most exciting thrillers of recent years.
One balmy Texas evening, widowed financier Ben Fosberg answers the door to two Homeland Security agents. From the minute he lets them in, his life spirals out of control. A businessman has been killed in a hit gone wrong and Ben's card is in the dead hitman's pocket. The agents have a thousand questions for which he has no answers, but the evidence is still piling up against him when a mysterious stranger, known as Pilgrim, snatches him away from the agents and sets them both on a dangerous journey. Pilgrim's boss has been abducted by a man to whom destroying Ben's life is merely a task for the day. Ben and Pilgrim flee across the US with a hoard of agents and killers on their trail.
Ben is still mourning his wife, cruelly murdered two years ago on their honeymoon. He is about to get answers to his questions about Emily's death - but they won't be the ones he was expecting. As betrayal and danger dog them at every turn, Ben and Pilgrim have to uncover a deadly plan and save their own lives - before it's too late...
Luke Dantry tragically lost his parents when he was a teenager - his father was murdered by a crazed operative, his mother died in a terrible accident. Brought up by his stepfather, Luke now works with him on his research, monitoring extremist groups on the internet.
Yet within the seemingly harmless world of the internet lie untold dangers. And Luke suddenly feels the full force of them when he is kidnapped at gunpoint in an airport car park. As an ordinary guy, someone who has led a blameless life, he has no idea why he has been targeted. He only knows that he has to escape - somehow.
But to escape he must learn to trust no one and nothing, and to overcome an enemy more powerful than he could possibly realise - an enemy who knows more than he does about the fate of his parents...
In a small Texas town, murder brings home the unforgotten past.
Twenty years ago, as Hurricane Althea lashed Central Texas, twelve-year-old Jordan Poteet and his friends decided to ride it out in their tree house. But in the still eye of the tempest, they raced for safety--and stumbled over the body of a beautiful girl.
Now, the six schoolmates who shared the grisly sight of death so long ago are being coolly murdered, one by one, day by day. By whom? Why? Unless Jordan and Police Chief Junebug Moncrief, another survivor of the storm, can answer those questions fast, it will be their turn to die. . . .
From the Paperback edition.
Blood runs coldespecially in this family.Thanks to a newfound connection with his natural father, librarian Jordan Poteet is suddenly a member of a rich Texas dynasty. But a series of poisonpen letters warns him to stay away from the Goertz family reunion on a Gulf Coast island.He soon wishes he had, because his new kinfolkfour generations of themare hiding secrets deep and dark enough to taint an entire bloodline. And an unexpected death makes it chillingly clear that the anonymous hate mail directed at Jordan isn't a joke. Ghosts of the violent past are walking. A murderer is on the move. And a terrible unfolding of tragedy has begun that will spare no onenot even Jordan himself. . . .From the Paperback edition.
Jordan Poteet has left the big city to work as a librarian in his hometown of Mirabeau, Texas. But his dream of the quiet life is shattered when he locks horns with Miss Beta Harcher, the town's prize religious fanatic, in a battle over censorship. When Jordan finds her murdered body in the library, he becomes the prime suspect. And when the police find a cryptic list stashed next to her fanatical heart, it seems as if Beta Harcher has the whole town in a death grip . . .From the Paperback edition.
Mirabeau, Texas, is a dynamite little town -- especially when toolsheds, doghouses, and mailboxes mysteriously begin to explode. So far, the sole victim is local librarian Jordan Poteet, struck by a chunk of his girlfriend's mailbox. Yet Jordy gets an even bigger jolt when his ex-girlfriend, Lorna, arrives from Boston. She's come to scoop up everybody's riverfront property -- and, if possible, Jordy as well.
With pro-development folk and die-hard environmentalists all foaming at the mouth, tempers become downright murderous. And the unfortunate victim is Lorna's handsome colleague, garroted with a piece of barbed wire at the Mirabeau B&B.
Dynamite, lust, murder...what next? Mirabeau braces for the worst and gets it -- while Jordy, his true love Candace, and Police Chief Junebug Moncrief light out after a killer...
Agatha Award-winning author of Do Unto Others.
From the Paperback edition.
A new short story - available exclusively as an ebook - featuring the star of Jeff Abbott's hit series, Sam Capra. Sam Capra's Last Chance exclusively chronicles Sam's desperate days between the cliffhanger ending of Adrenaline and the opening chapter of The Last Minute.
When Sam Capra's best customer - and friend - is murdered outside his Miami bar, Sam decides to seek justice. Determined to figure out the connection between his friend's death and a beautiful stranger, Sam infiltrates the Varelas, one of Miami's most prominent - and dangerous - families. He faces a powerful but unstable mastermind intent on dividing his business empire between his three very different adult children. It's not long before he realises that these formidable siblings may hold murderous secrets of their own.
Sam is inexorably drawn into this shadowy family drama, amplifying painful echoes of his own shattered relationships as he goes undercover. And in his quest to unearth the killer before his cover is blown, Sam discovers one of the world's 'dark corners'; a place where laws are inconsequential, and no amount of money or power can save you...
The darkest day of Sam Capra's life was when he watched his brother, Danny, executed by extremists in an online video. But now, evidence has surfaced that Danny may still be alive - leading a secret, hidden life for the past six years while the world believed him to be dead. What's more, Sam discovers that Danny may be plotting a murder that could change history: assassinating the Russian president.Determined to stop his brother from committing a murder that may cause a terrible war, Sam goes undercover in a one-man mission to save the world - and to save his brother.Packed full of action and twists,The First Order is an addictive, exhilarating thriller that shows international bestseller Jeff Abbott at the height of his powers.
A breathtaking psychological thriller about one girl's search for justice, perfect for fans of JP Delaney's The Girl Before and Michelle Frances's The Girlfriend. IF YOU WERE INNOCENT, YOU'D REMEMBER . . . WOULDN'T YOU? 'This story is in the hands of a true thriller master. And the payoff is glorious' Daily Mail The crash that killed himTwo years ago, Jane Norton crashed her car on a lonely road, killing her friend David and leaving her with amnesia. At first, everyone was sympathetic. Then they found Jane's note: I wish we were dead together. A girl to blameFrom that day the town turned against her. But even now Jane is filled with questions: why were they on that road? Why was she with David? Did she really want to die? The secrets she should forgetMost of all, she must find out who has just written her an anonymous message . . . I know what really happened. I know what you don't remember.A gripping and emotional psychological thriller, perfect for fans of JP Delaney, Michelle Frances, TM Logan, Rachel Abbott, Patricia Gibney and Paula Hawkins. Praise for Jeff Abbott'An instant classic' Lee Child'One of the best thriller writers of our time' Harlan Coben'Jeff Abbott has put together a hell of a page turner' Michael ConnellyJeff Abbott is a master storyteller. Blame is a great introduction to his talents for the first-time Abbott reader. Rest assured that when you finish his latest, you'll be hooked. Mystery People'Impossible to put down. A one-sit read that'll have readers up way past their bedtimes, Blame is Jeff Abbott's best novel so far' The Real Book Spy blog
Sam Capra est un ex-agent de la CIA. Son fils Daniel a été enlevé par une dangereuse association : les Neuf Soleils. À Strasbourg, Sam parvient à voler le portable d'un des membres de ce cartel. Ce lien ténu va lui permettre d'infiltrer un réseau de trafiquants d'enfants. Grâce à l'indicatif d'un numéro de téléphone, il sait qu'il doit se rendre à New York. Est-ce là-bas qu'il retrouvera Daniel ? Est-ce encore une impasse ? Qu'importe, il tentera tout pour retrouver son fils.
L'ex-agent de la CIA Sam Capra est de retour. Quand, dans un bar de San Francisco, une créature de rêve lui demande de lui sauver la vie, Sam accepte sans réfléchir. Le voilà embarqué dans une histoire aussi trouble que dangereuse. Plongé dans ce réseau hermétique de femmes et d'hommes très puissants qui font tourner le monde, Sam devra mettre en oeuvre tout son talent pour pouvoir rester en vie.
Eén telefoontje, en het perfecte leven van Evan Casher valt volledig in duigen. De succesvolle filmmaker krijgt het afschuwelijke nieuws te horen dat zijn moeder is vermoord en dat zijn vader wordt vermist. Waarom neemt zijn vriendin de telefoon niet op? Plotseling komt hij erachter, dat de moordenaars ook hem in het vizier hebben. Maar waarom zit de geheime dienst achter hem aan? Hij slaat op de vlucht en ontdekt de schokkende verborgen geheimen van zijn ouders.
Jeff Abbott (1963) is na zijn carrière in de reclamewereld een succesvolle Amerikaanse thrillerschrijver geworden. Met `Paniek' werd hij wereldwijd beroemd, waarna de boeken `Angst', `Woede' en `Vlucht' verschenen. Het werk van Abbott is bekroond met de prestigieuze Agatha en Macavity Award en hij ontving een nominatie voor de Edgar en Anthony Awards.