When members of the Colony find a young girl, Amy, living outside their enclave, they realize that Amy shares the virals’ agelessness, but not the virals’ mindless hunger, and they embark on a search to find answers to her condition.John Saul The Manhattan Hunt Club The promising future of New York City college student Jeff Converse has suddenly been shattered by a nightmarish turn of events.
Gradually, as the three scientists pool their results, it becomes clear that Homo sapiens is about to face its greatest crisis, a challenge that has slept within our genes since before the dawn of humankind.”John Connolly Every Dead Thing From Library Journal: “Connolly’s debut novel is the story of cop turned private investigator Charlie “Bird” Parker’s hunt for the murderer of his wife and child, a serial killer whose modus operandi is the surgical dissection of his live victims.
[T]he tale is a double-helixed storm through the world of organized crime and the underworld of serial predators.
When one of the students disappears on the last day of school, some of the youngsters decide to investigate.
When one of the boys uncovers ties among Old Central, children who vanished at the turn of the century and an ancient evil from the Old World, he is killed in a vicious fashion by creatures of the night.
Miles’s world is suddenly turned upside down when he discovers his own father-who suffered a fatal stroke-purposefully striding around his bedroom. From the publisher: “Much to the chagrin of his girlfriend, Gia, Repairman Jack doesn’t deal with electronic appliances—he fixes situations for people, situations that usually involve putting himself in deadly danger.