Monday, January 5, 2009

Library Journal Top THRILLERS of 2008

Berry, Steve. The Charlemagne Pursuit.

Cotton Malone's efforts to learn the truth behind his father's death lead him to Antarctica and elsewhere on a quest inspired by clues from Charlemagne's tomb. Berry's most personal and intense thriller to date. (LJ 9/15/08)

Connelly, Michael. The Brass Verdict.
Mickey Haller, introduced in The Lincoln Lawyer, becomes a target after he takes on the cases of a murdered attorney. His only hope lies in LAPD detective Harry Bosch. The exciting pairing of Connelly's two main protagonists makes for one of his best novels in years. (LJ 9/1/08)
Jacobson, Alan. The 7th Victim. Vanguard: Perseus. ISBN 978-1-59315-494-3. $25.95.
FBI profiler Karen Vail investigates the strange serial offender known as th
e Dead Eyes Killer. Jacobson's years of research into the FBI profiling unit propels this novel above the standard serial killer schlock, and his protagonist is also one of the strongest characters to come out of a thriller in a long time. (LJ 9/15/08)

Land, Jon. The Seven Sins: The Tyrant Ascending.
Michael Tiranno, owner of Las Vegas's Seven Sins Casino, tries to stop a personal vendetta against him and everything he loves. Readers addicted to high-adrenaline action will enjoy the thrill ride. (LJ 5/1/08)

Rollins, James.
The Last Oracle.
The Sigma Force face their most challenging adventure involving the Oracle of Delphi, autistic savant children, and a frightening bioengineering experiment that could change the world forever. Rollins outdoes himself with this rousing blend of history, science, and action adventure. (LJ 5/15/08)

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