A young man returns home to find the quaint little town he has settled in hides a terrible secret, and something hungry and evil in the dark is hunting people. The first few preview chapters of Midnight Falls. A novel(?) that I have been working on for the past two years, though not finished, I am just testing the waters with a few chapters and seeing what people think.
Death is the midnight runner.´´ - Arab proverb Higgins´ last novel, Edge of Danger, was ´´hugely entertaining,´´ said the Los Angeles Times. ´´The publisher describes it as a powerful thriller, and it´s no lie.´´ At its end, the murderous Arab/English Rashid family lay decimated - but not extinct. And that may have been Sean Dillon´s fatal error. Her brothers killed one by one, Kate Rashid swears vengeance on all who have harmed her family. Never mind that they tried to assassinate the President of the United States, that villainy ran in their veins. They were her brothers, and her enemies would pay. British agent Sean DillonWhite House operative Blake Johnsonthe President himselftheir time was coming, and only she knew how - or when. Brilliantly suspenseful, Midnight Runner is further proof that, in the words of the Associated Press, ´´when it comes to thriller writers, one name stands well above the crowd - Jack Higgins.
Laughter Midnight is a collection of quirky ideas, goofy thoughts, pointless advice, and comical sketches. These mindless masterpieces will bring roaring laughter to any household. It´s the ultimate book to read when you want to rest the part of your brain that deals with seriousness and intelligence. Laughter Midnight is particularly fun to read with a group, late at night, when minds are a little mushy. It´s also great for boring days, on the toilet, in the car (not while driving), between classes, or anytime you want to chuckle. It´s the perfect gift for the person who has everything except good, common sense.
SOON TO BE A NBC TV SERIES! From Charlaine Harris, the bestselling author who created Sookie Stackhouse and her world of Bon Temps, Louisiana, comes the first novel in a series that takes place in a darker locale-populated by more strangers than friends. But then, that´s how the locals prefer it Welcome to Midnight, Texas, a town with many boarded-up windows and few full-time inhabitants, located at the crossing of Witch Light Road and Davy Road. It´s a pretty standard dried-up western town. There´s a pawnshop (someone lives in the basement and is seen only at night). There´s a diner (people who are just passing through tend not to linger). And there´s new resident Manfred Bernardo, who thinks he´s found the perfect place to work in private (and who has secrets of his own).
At midnight her darkest fears and deepest desires will reach their peak . . . Cassandra thought she had the perfect life until she suffered a devastating tragedy. Now she has a new identity as Priestess Cassandra, owner of a New Orleans voodoo shop, and a new purpose. A research trip for a paranormal secret society leads Cassandra to Haiti, where rumors fly of a sinister voodoo master, Jacques Mezareau, who can resurrect the dead. Fortune hunter Devon Murphy agrees to guide Cassandra there safely, but his sensual appeal promises danger of a different kind . . . As Cassandra and Devon make their way to the eerie jungle village, their attraction explodes into an intoxicating desire, and Cassandra begins to question her resolve to never let another man into her life. Her attempts to resist Devon become more and more impossible. But when she succeeds in learning Jacques´s macabre ritual, her new powers may have come with a terrifying price. Now, haunted by violent dreams that grow more vivid as the midnight moon approaches, Cassandra must uncover the shocking truth about an ancient curse before it leads her to destroy herself-and everyone she loves . . .