Books about Vigilant

  1. The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security

    by Kevin D. Mitnick
    A guide to understanding and protecting against social engineering attacks, using real-life examples and techniques.

    The world's most infamous hacker offers an insider's view of the low-tech threats to high-tech security Kevin Mitnick's exploits as a cyber-desperado and fugitive form one of the most exhaustive FBI ... (Goodreads)

  2. Into the Water

    by Paula Hawkins
    A gripping murder mystery, uncovering secrets hidden in a town's haunted past.

    Following the unexplained death of her sister, Nel, in a pool at the foot of a cliff, Jules Abbott returns to Beckford, a fictional town in Northumberland , to care for her niece, Lena. The novel is ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Heat Lightning

    by John Sandford
    A small town is rocked by a series of murders, and the sheriff must navigate the town's secrets to catch the killer.

    On a hot, humid summer night in Minnesota, Virgil Flowers gets a call from Lucas Davenport. A body has been found near a veterans’ memorial in Stillwater with two shots to the head and a lemon in his ... (Goodreads)

  4. Sovereign

    by C.J. Sansom
    A lawyer's quest to uncover the truth behind a mysterious death in Tudor England.

    Set in the autumn of 1541, the novel describes fictional events surrounding Henry VIII's 'Progress' to the North (a state visit accompanied by the royal court and its attendants, the purpose of which ... (Wikipedia)

  5. The Short Drop

    by Matthew FitzSimmons
    A quest to discover the truth behind a political scandal, with life-and-death stakes.

    A decade ago, fourteen-year-old Suzanne Lombard, the daughter of Benjamin Lombard—then a senator, now a powerful vice president running for the presidency—disappeared in the most sensational ... (Goodreads)

  6. Intensity

    by Dean Koontz
    Thriller of a young woman's race against time to save the life of an innocent child.

    Chyna Shepherd is a college student visiting the family of her friend, Laura Templeton, for a long weekend. Chyna, who was abused and neglected by her mother as a child, finds that the Templeton ... (Wikipedia)

  7. I Am Watching You

    by Teresa Driscoll
    A woman's quest to uncover the truth about a mysterious disappearance in her small town.

    When Ella Longfield overhears two attractive young men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it—until she realises they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is ... (Goodreads)

  8. The Looking Glass War

    by John le Carré
    Cold War espionage, involving a small British intelligence unit in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

    During the early 1960s, the formerly renowned British military intelligence organisation known colloquially as "The Department" is floundering. Surviving on long past memories of its aerial ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Caught

    by Harlan Coben
    A man's search to uncover the truth behind his wife's disappearance and his own involvement.

    17-year-old Haley McWaid is a good girl, the pride of her suburban New Jersey family, captain of the lacrosse team, headed off to college next year with all the hopes and dreams her doting parents ... (Wikipedia)

  10. The Puppet Masters

    by Robert A. Heinlein
    Aliens have invaded Earth, and a small group of agents must stop them from taking control.

    First came the news that a flying saucer had landed in Iowa. Then came the announcement that the whole thing was a hoax. End of story. Case closed. Except that two agents of the most secret ... (Goodreads)

  11. The Client

    by John Grisham
    A young boy is thrust into a legal battle, as he tries to protect himself and his family.

    Boyd Boyette, a United States Senator from Louisiana, goes missing. Because of his vocal opposition to a proposed major toxic landfill project by a company known to be Mafia-backed, murder is ... (Wikipedia)

  12. The Last Days

    by Joel C. Rosenberg
    A gripping tale of political intrigue and terrorism, set in the Middle East, as the world faces the threat of a nuclear apocalypse.

    Book 2 in the bestselling 5-book thriller series that has sold over 1.2 million copies! " The Last Days is a . . . rip-roaring, heart-pounding, page-turning, high-octane geopolitical thriller." – ... (Goodreads)

  13. Echoes in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    Detective Eve Dallas investigates a murder with personal connections and uncovers a twisted conspiracy.

    Echoes in Death, the chilling new suspense novel from #1, New York Times, bestselling author J.D. Robb is the perfect entry point into the compelling In Death police procedural series featuring ... (Barnes & Noble)

  14. The Tourist

    by Olen Steinhauer
    A spy thriller set in Europe, where a CIA agent investigates a terrorist attack and uncovers a conspiracy.

    Milo Weaver used to be a "tourist" for the CIA—an undercover agent with no home, no identity—but he's since retired from the field to become a middle-level manager at the CIA's New York headquarters. ... (Goodreads)

  15. Murder as a Fine Art

    by David Morrell
    In 1854 London, a series of murders mimicking a notorious killer from 1811 terrorizes the city. A writer and two detectives race to catch the copycat.

    A brilliant historical mystery series begins: in gaslit Victorian London, writer Thomas De Quincey must become a detective to clear his own name. Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir ... (Barnes & Noble)

  16. The Black Echo

    by Michael Connelly
    A former LAPD detective is drawn into a web of mystery and crime as he investigates the death of a Vietnam vet.

    The novel centers on Harry Bosch , a Vietnam veteran who served as a " tunnel rat " (nicknamed Hari Kari Bosch), with the 1st Infantry Division — a specialized soldier whose job it was to go into the ... (Wikipedia)

  17. Batman: No Man's Land, Vol. 1

    by Bob Gale
    After a devastating earthquake, Gotham City is declared a "No Man's Land." Batman and his allies fight to restore order and help the citizens survive.

    Gotham City suffers the results of a magnitude 7.6 earthquake in the, Cataclysm, storyline. In response, the US government evacuates most of the civilian population, then declares Gotham a " no man's ... (Wikipedia)

  18. Liar Liar

    by M.J. Arlidge
    A serial killer is on the loose, and the only way to catch them is to find the truth in a web of lies.

    Detective Helen Grace gets caught in an inferno of death and destruction in the red-hot new thriller from the author of Eeny Meeny , Pop Goes the Weasel , and The Doll’s House Detective Helen Grace ... (Goodreads)

  19. Third Degree

    by Greg Iles
    A lawyer's life is turned upside down when he defends his best friend, a doctor accused of murdering a nurse. Twists and turns abound.

    “A keep-you-engaged-to-the-very-last-page thriller” (,USA TODAY,) from, New York Times, bestselling author Greg Iles—an unforgettable plunge into a world of sex, violence, marital betrayal, medical ... (Barnes & Noble)

  20. Takedown

    by Brad Thor
    Counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath races against time to stop a terrorist attack on the United States.

    After years without a terrorist attack on American soil, one group has picked the 4th of July weekend to pull out all the stops. In a perfectly executed attack, all of the bridges and tunnels leading ... (Goodreads)

  21. The Whispering Room

    by Dean Koontz
    A woman unravels a deadly conspiracy while on the run from a powerful and dangerous foe.

    NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER • Jane Hawk—fiction’s most relentless, resourceful, stunning new heroine—continues her battle against a murderous conspiracy in the riveting sequel to, The Silent Corner., ... (Barnes & Noble)

  22. Stinger

    by Robert R. McCammon
    A small town is terrorized by a supernatural being, and a group of unlikely heroes must band together to defeat it.

    McCammon's novel "takes place during a single twenty-four hour period in Inferno, Texas. Inferno is a town in trouble, driven to the brink by racial tension, gang violence, and a collapsing economy. ... (Goodreads)

  23. Police

    by Jo Nesbø
    Crime novel set in Oslo, Norway, featuring a detective who must solve a case full of unexpected twists and turns.

    The tenth in the Oslo crime series featuring detective Harry Hole is the most sizeable entry yet; a twisting-turning saga that pits the gangly maverick against that most feared of serial killers, the ... (Wikipedia)

  24. The Mask of Dimitrios

    by Eric Ambler
    A mystery novel following the investigation of the life and death of a notorious criminal, Dimitrios.

    A chance encounter with a Turkish colonel leads Charles Latimer, the author of a handful of successful mysteries, into a world of sinister political and criminal maneuvers. At first merely curious to ... (Goodreads)

  25. I Know a Secret

    by Tess Gerritsen
    A gripping medical mystery thriller, uncovering a sinister conspiracy.

    In the twelfth gripping novel featuring Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles, the crime-solving duo—featured in the smash-hit TNT series Rizzoli & Isles—are faced with the gruesomely staged murder of a ... (Goodreads)

  26. The Fallen Angel

    by Daniel Silva
    A gripping espionage thriller as an art restorer is thrown into a world of international conspiracy.

    Unlike recent titles in the series, this book is set primarily in Italy as Allon helps the Pope 's private secretary, Monsignor Luigi Donati with a case that is troubling The Vatican . The conclusion ... (Wikipedia)

  27. Break No Bones

    by Kathy Reichs
    Forensic anthropologist uncovers secrets of a long-forgotten crime while investigating a murder.

    Brennan and her students are working on a site of prehistoric graves on Dewees Island , South Carolina (a barrier island ), when a decomposing body is uncovered in a shallow grave off a lonely beach. ... (Wikipedia)

  28. The Unlikely Spy

    by Daniel Silva
    A British operative infiltrates Nazi Germany during WWII to uncover secrets about the Hitler regime.

    Set during World War II, the book follows Alfred Vicary, a historian and friend of Winston Churchill, who was wounded in battle during the World War I while serving as an officer in the Intelligence ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Last Man Standing

    by David Baldacci
    An ex-CIA agent's mission to reveal a powerful conspiracy and keep his family safe.

    Web London and the FBI's super-elite Hostage Rescue Team are sent down an alley for a surprise attack on a drug dealer's lair. As they move with stealth precision towards the target, they are ... (Wikipedia)

  30. DC: The New Frontier, Volume 1

    by Darwyn Cooke
    A reimagining of the DC Universe in the 1950s, where superheroes must come together to face a new threat.

    The story begins in 1945. A military unit known as The Losers – made up of Captain William Storm, Johnny Cloud, Sarge Clay, Gunner Mackey and the unit's dog "Pooch" – is sent to a remote island in ... (Wikipedia)

  31. The Cobra Event

    by Richard Preston
    A bioterrorism thriller about a deadly virus that causes victims to bleed out from every orifice.

    The book is divided into 6 sections. The first section, called "Trial", starts with a teenage girl named Kate Moran who dies violently one day in school. The next section, titled "1969", describes ... (Wikipedia)

  32. The Neon Rain

    by James Lee Burke
    A detective's search for justice in a crime-ridden city, uncovering long-buried truths.

    While fishing on a back country bayou New Orleans Police Department officer Dave Robicheaux finds a body. Robicheaux, once a U.S. Army infantry lieutenant who fought in the Vietnam War , , becomes ... (Wikipedia)

  33. Only the Innocent

    by Rachel Abbott
    A murder mystery that unravels the secrets of a seemingly perfect couple and their dark past.

    Every moment of Sir Hugo Fletcher’s life has been chronicled in the British press: his privileged upbringing, his high-profile charity work to end human trafficking, even his two marriages. But when ... (Goodreads)

  34. The Treatment

    by Mo Hayder
    A detective investigates a mysterious psychiatric hospital where patients undergo a controversial treatment. The truth is more horrifying than he could have imagined.

    A husband and wife are discovered imprisoned in their own home near Brockwell Park in South London . It is a hot summer and they are badly dehydrated, they've been bound and beaten, and the husband ... (Wikipedia)

  35. You Belong To Me

    by Mary Higgins Clark
    A psychologist investigates a series of murders of young women, while dealing with her own personal traumas.

    A killer who targets lonely women on cruise ships is at the center of Mary Higgins Clark's newest thriller "You Belong to Me," a masterful combination of page-turning suspense and classic mystery. ... (Goodreads)

  36. The Taking

    by Dean Koontz
    A family's fight for survival against a mysterious and deadly force.

    In the midst of an oddly sudden rain storm, author Molly Sloan awakens in the middle of the night. Unable to return to sleep, she leaves her husband Neil slumbering in bed and goes downstairs to work ... (Wikipedia)

  37. 14th Deadly Sin

    by James Patterson
    Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club investigate a series of murders linked to an infamous serial killer.

    This book has two main plots and a number of subplots. Detective Lindsay Boxer is attending a birthday party for one of the girls in her group, dubbed by themselves as the Women's Murder Club. As has ... (Wikipedia)

  38. NYPD Red

    by James Patterson
    Two elite detectives investigate a series of high-stakes crimes in New York City.

    This third novel in the NYPD Red series centers on two of the NYPD Red detectives, Zach Jordan and his partner Kylie MacDonald. NYPD Red, an entity invented by Patterson for his series, is an elite ... (Wikipedia)

  39. Batman: The Man Who Laughs

    by Ed Brubaker
    Batman faces off against the Joker, who is terrorizing Gotham with a deadly new toxin.

    Captain James Gordon and other officers are investigating a building filled with disfigured corpses; they have chalk-white skin, green hair, red lips, and rictus grins . Batman appears and pledges to ... (Wikipedia)

  40. The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944

    by Rick Atkinson
    A comprehensive and gripping account of the Allies' campaign in the Mediterranean during World War II.

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Majestic... Atkinson's achievement is to marry prodigious research with a superbly organized narrative and then to overlay the whole with writing as powerful and elegant as ... (Barnes & Noble)

  41. Hold Tight

    by Harlan Coben
    Parents attempt to protect their teenage son from a dangerous online predator.

    The story is introduced with the characters Marianne, Nash and Pietra. Pietra tricks Marianne by drugging her which leads to Nash brutally beating Marianne to death, his last words to her being: ... (Wikipedia)

  42. On the Street Where You Live

    by Mary Higgins Clark
    A young woman investigates a murder that occurred in her hometown decades ago, uncovering dark secrets and putting herself in danger.

    In the gripping new novel from the Queen of Suspense, a woman is haunted by two grisly murders separated by more than a century, yet somehow, inextricably linked... Following a nasty divorce and the ... (Goodreads)

  43. Bitter Harvest

    by Ann Rule
    A true crime book about the murder of a wealthy farmer and his family by his own son-in-law.

    On the night of October 23/24, 1995 in Prairie Village, Kansas, a fierce, wind-driven fire devastated the luxurious mansion of Dr. Debora Green and her husband, Dr. Michael Farrar. Trapped and burned ... (Goodreads)

  44. Mr. Murder

    by Dean Koontz
    A bestselling author's life is turned upside down when a doppelganger takes over his life. He must fight to reclaim his identity and protect his family.

    Bestselling mystery writer Marty Stillwater was recording himself one day when he realized that he was saying "I need..." repeatedly. When he rewound the recording he found that he had been ... (Wikipedia)

  45. Those Who Wish Me Dead

    by Michael Koryta
    A teenage boy witnesses a murder and is placed in a witness protection program, but the killers are hot on his trail.

    The newest thriller from Michael Koryta, New York Times bestselling author When fourteen-year-old Jace Wilson witnesses a brutal murder, he's plunged into a new life, issued a false identity and ... (Goodreads)

  46. Solitude Creek

    by Jeffery Deaver
    A twisted killer uses social media to manipulate and murder his victims. Can detective Kathryn Dance stop him before it's too late?

    A tragedy occurs at a small concert venue on the Monterey Peninsula. Cries of "fire" are raised and, panicked, people run for the doors, only to find them blocked. A half dozen people die and others ... (Goodreads)

  47. The Remaining

    by D.J. Molles
    A soldier fights to survive in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by zombies.

    In a steel-and-lead-encased bunker 40 feet below the basement level of his house, Captain Lee Harden of the United States Army waits. On the surface, a plague ravages the planet, infecting over 90% ... (Goodreads)

  48. Seconds Away

    by Harlan Coben
    After witnessing a tragic accident, Mickey Bolitar investigates a series of murders and uncovers a dangerous conspiracy.

    This action-packed second book in international bestseller Harlan Coben’s Mickey Bolitar young adult series follows Mickey as he continues to hunt for clues about the Abeona Shelter and the ... (Goodreads)

  49. All Dressed in White

    by Mary Higgins Clark
    A bride-to-be disappears on her wedding day, and her maid of honor sets out to uncover the truth behind her disappearance.

    The second in the thrilling New York Times bestselling series from Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke, follows television producer Laurie Moran as she investigates the cold case of a bride who went ... (Barnes & Noble)

  50. Innocence

    by Dean Koontz
    A suspenseful tale of a young girl's courage in the face of a relentless killer.

    NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER •, Includes Dean Koontz’s short story “Wilderness”—first time in print!,In, Innocence,, Dean Koontz blends mystery, suspense, and acute insight into the human soul in a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  51. J is for Judgment

    by Sue Grafton
    Amateur detective Kinsey Millhone investigates a murder with a tangled web of suspects.

    July 1984 contains two surprises for Kinsey Millhone, both connected to her past. First, California Fidelity Insurance reappears in her life in the form of Mac Voorhies, who wants her help with a ... (Wikipedia)

  52. If I'm Found

    by Terri Blackstock
    Falsely accused of murder, Casey Cox goes on the run to clear her name and find the real killer.

    In this riveting sequel to the USA TODAY bestseller If I Run , evil lurks, drawing Casey out of the shadows . . . but there is light shining in the darkness. Casey Cox is still on the run, fleeing ... (Barnes & Noble)

  53. The Patriot Threat

    by Steve Berry
    A conspiracy to steal the U.S. Constitution leads to a dangerous chase across America.

    The history of America's income-tax law can be found in the 16th Amendment to the Constitution. But someone has unearthed a secret that calls that law into question. Now it's up to Cotton Malone to ... (Barnes & Noble)

  54. I'll Be Seeing You

    by Mary Higgins Clark
    A young woman, convicted of a crime she didn't commit, is released from prison and sets out to clear her name.

    Covering the story of a stabbing victim, television news reporter Meghan Collins stares down at the sheet-wrapped body of a beautiful young woman in a New York City hospital. What she sees in the ... (Goodreads)

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