A tale from CIA superagent Mitch Rapp's earliest days — his athletic background and covert training prepare him to take aim after a terrorist act devastates his family.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25
A crime novelist is haunted by one of her characters, a neurotic loner who pleads for fair treatment and gets entangled with a damaged young woman.
Soho Crime, $25
Neville returns to the tangled, violent world of Northern Ireland introduced in "The Ghosts of Belfast," but shifts from following a former IRA hitman to a detective inspector facing a far-reaching conspiracy.
The Damage Done
Where's Lily's sister? Lily goes on a search after a dead girl found in a bathtub turns out to be an impostor using Lily's sister's identity.
Travis Boyette is a brutal killer who watched prosecutors convict the wrong man. Now, with his own time running out, he wants to convince authorities that they are about to execute an innocent person.
Dead or Alive
Tom Clancy with Grant Blackwood
Jack Ryan Jr. and his colleagues are hot on the trail of a cruel killer known as the Emir, considered the world's most dangerous terrorist.
Simon & Schuster, $26.99
A deadly game of cat-and-mouse: Corte, a federal protection officer, is assigned to guard a D.C. cop from the same for-hire "lifter" who killed someone close to him.
The Einstein Enigma
José Rodrigues dos Santos
William Morrow, $25.99
David Ben-Gurion pays a call to Albert Einstein in 1951. The conversation? Nuclear weapons and God. Fast-forward to the present and a newly discovered Einstein document that could either prove God's existence or give Iran the bomb.
Grand Central, $27.99
John Carr, a.k.a. Oliver Stone, hopes this is his last mission as an assassin as he stands in Lafayette Park across the street from the White House. Then a bomb — aimed at the president and the British prime minister — explodes and Carr is tasked with finding the terrorists.
New York City Asst. District Attorney Alexandra Cooper finds links between two seemingly unrelated cases: a ship involved in the sex trade and a politician's car accident.
Little, Brown, $26.99
"Hollywood Nate" Weiss has agreed to watch the home of a B-list director with some A-list problems, including a fiancée who can't keep her hands off of Nate and a butler who will help a no-good art dealer plan a major heist.
From Iceland's most popular novelist comes the latest for Reykjavik police detective and loner Erlendur, who revisits his own personal tragedies while investigating a suspicious suicide and several decades-old disappearances.
The Killer of Little Shepherds
A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science
Alfred A. Knopf, $26.95
An account of a 19th century serial killer in the French countryside who inspired the verse "The werewolf of legends/Has now been surpassed."
Kind of Blue
A former L.A. detective rejoins the force to hunt the killer of a legendary cop and settle an old score.
A Lily of the Field
Atlantic Monthly, $24
In World War II Europe, a young musician from Vienna and a Hungarian physicist are unwittingly caught up on opposing sides as Lawton ushers them through Vienna, London and the U.S.
The Midnight Show Murders
Al Roker and Dick Lochte
Did you think Al only handled weather? In this, his second Billy Blessing novel with Dick Lochte, celebrity chef and reluctant detective Blessing agrees to be the sidekick on a new late-night television show, but the host is killed during the debut.
The Millennium Trilogy
Deluxe boxed set
Alfred A. Knopf, $99
This slip-cased edition of the three "Girl Who" thrillers includes a fourth book: "On Stieg Larsson," a collection of essays about Larsson that also features his correspondence.
William Morrow, $26.99
It's déjà vu all over again as two of Lehane's most popular characters, Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, investigate the disappearance of a now-teenage girl who had been kidnapped and found years ago.
Our Kind of Traitor
John le Carré
A Russian money-launderer and a bored Oxford don are the key players in a return to top form by the living master of espionage fiction.
A Scarpetta Novel
Kay Scarpetta's enjoying a stint studying CT-assisted autopsy until a corpse is found that's too close for comfort to the Cambridge Forensic Center, which she now heads.
The Prostitutes' Ball
Stephen J. Cannell
St. Martin's, $25.99