By Dennis Lehane, Jeffery Deaver, Michael Connelly, Lee Child, David Baldacci, Douglas Preston, R. L. Stine, Lincoln Child, Ian Rankin, Heather Graham, Steve Berry, Peter James, F. Paul Wilson, Joseph Finder, Lisa Gardner, John Sandford, James Rollins, John
Edited via number one New York Times bestselling writer David Baldacci and together with tales through Michael Connelly, Lee baby, Jeffery Deaver, and extra, this distinct anthology pulls jointly the main loved characters from the easiest and most well liked mystery sequence at the present time. Worlds collide!
In an exceptional collaboration, twenty-three of the world’s bestselling and significantly acclaimed mystery writers have paired their sequence characters—such as Harry Bosch, Jack Reacher, and Lincoln Rhyme—in an eleven-story anthology curated through the overseas mystery Writers (ITW). all the participants to FaceOff are ITW participants and the tales function those dynamic duos:
· Patrick Kenzie vs. Harry Bosch in “Red Eye,” by way of Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly
· John Rebus vs. Roy Grace in “In the Nick of Time,” through Ian Rankin and Peter James
· Slappy the Ventriloquist Dummy vs. Aloysius Pendergast in “Gaslighted,” through R.L. Stine, Douglas Preston, and Lincoln Child
· Malachai Samuels vs. D.D. Warren in “The giggling Buddha,” through M.J. Rose and Lisa Gardner
· Paul Madriani vs. Alexandra Cooper in “Surfing the Panther,” by means of Steve Martini and Linda Fairstein
· Lincoln Rhyme vs. Lucas Davenport in “Rhymes With Prey,” through Jeffery Deaver and John Sandford
· Michael Quinn vs. Repairman Jack in “Infernal Night,” by way of Heather Graham and F. Paul Wilson
· Sean Reilly vs. Glen Garber in “Pit Stop,” via Raymond Khoury and Linwood Barclay
· Wyatt Hunt vs. Joe Trona in “Silent Hunt,” through John Lescroart and T. Jefferson Parker
· Cotton Malone vs. grey Pierce in “The Devil’s Bones,” via Steve Berry and James Rollins
· Jack Reacher vs. Nick Heller in “Good and worthy Consideration,” through Lee baby and Joseph Finder
So chill out and get ready for a rollicking trip as your favourite characters cross head-to-head with a few necessary rivals in FaceOff—it’s a thrill-a-minute learn.
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Overhead the strange stars shone. She did not recognize a single constellation, and if the brighter sparks were planets they were strange ones, tinged with violet and green and yellow. One was vividly crimson, like a point of fire. Far out over the rolling land below she could discern a mighty column of light. It did not blaze, nor illuminate the dark about. It cast no shadows. It simply was a great pillar of luminance towering high in the night. It seemed artificial—perhaps manmade, though she scarcely dared hope for men here.
And there is death in the tower above. ” “Aye,” muttered Conan. ” the strange inhuman voice rose in a sort of low chant. “A slaying in the tavern and a slaying on the roof—I know; I feel. ” Again tears fell as the tortured body was rocked to and fro in the grip of varied emotions. Conan looked on, bewildered. Then the convulsions ceased; the soft, sightless eyes were turned towards the Cimmerian, the trunk beckoned. “O man, listen,” said the strange being. “I am foul and monstrous to you, am I not?
But a third man had to come up and slash the straps which held the iron helmet on, for the struggles of Joiry’s commander were too fierce, even with bound arms, for either of the guards to release their hold. There was a moment of sharp struggle; then the straps parted and the helmet rolled loudly across the flagstones. Guillaume’s white teeth clicked on a startled oath. He stared. 38 THE SWORD & SORCERY ANTHOLOGY Joiry’s lady glared back at him from between her captors, wild red hair tousled, wild lion-yellow eyes ablaze.
FaceOff by Dennis Lehane, Jeffery Deaver, Michael Connelly, Lee Child, David Baldacci, Douglas Preston, R. L. Stine, Lincoln Child, Ian Rankin, Heather Graham, Steve Berry, Peter James, F. Paul Wilson, Joseph Finder, Lisa Gardner, John Sandford, James Rollins, John