In A Wanted Man by Lee Child, Jack Reacher, continuing on his journey to Virginia, is picked up while hitchhiking by two men and a woman. It soon becomes clear to Reacher that the men are bad guys and the woman is their hostage. Can he make all of the right moves and save her in time? Reacher once again finds himself caught up in a complicated conspiracy involving murder and kidnapping. Can he find the truth in time? A Wanted Man is the seventeenth novel in the series.
In Creole Belle by James Lee Burke, Dave Robicheaux is in the hospital when a young singer visits him and leaves an iPod containing her songs … but did she? The young singer and her sister have been missing for weeks and her sister is found floating in a block of ice in the Gulf of Mexico. On the other side of town, psycho sidekick, Clete, has his own problems with a killer he thinks may be his own flesh and blood.
In Guilty Wives by James Patterson and David Ellis, four married women, who are unhappy in their marriages, take a girl’s weekend trip to Monaco. The women experience self-indulgence beyond their dreams and do things they’d never imagined themselves doing. In the harsh light of morning, Abbie, Serena, Winnie and Bryah find themselves arrested and accused of the murder of the President of France and another man. Will they survive?
In The Innocent by David Baldacci, Will Robie is a government assassin who likes to watch the normal people that live around him and hopes to live to be like them one day. To that end, he’s started attending neighbor events and has started a flirtation with an attractive woman across the hall. When he aborts his newest assignment due to a crisis of conscience only to find that his handler had a back-up plan, Robie goes on the run and meets a 14-year-old girl with people after her. Robie vows to find a way to keep her safe and, hopefully, save himself at the same time.