By David Corbett
From acclaimed writer David Corbett, a gorgeous and suspenseful novel of a lifestyles with no loyalties and the borders within ourselves.
Roque Montalvo is smart past his eighteen years. Orphaned at start, a proficient musician, he’s caught in a California backwater, assisting his Salvadoran aunt deal with his damaged brother, an ex-marine badly wounded in Iraq. When immigration brokers arrest his uncle, the family members has nowhere else to show. Roque, badgered by means of his street-hardened cousin, concurs to carry the outdated guy again, hoping on the felony gangs that keep an eye on the harmful smuggling routes from El Salvador, via Guatemala and Mexico, to the U.S. border.
But his cousin has advised Roque merely rather a lot. in fact, he'll need to delivery not only his uncle yet others: an Arab whose intentions are disturbingly obscure and a tender good looks promised to a Mexican crime lord. Roque discovers that his trip contains crossing a couple of form of border, and he'll be requested many times to select from survival and betrayal—of his state, his relatives, his center.
Read or Download Do They Know I'm Running?: A Novel PDF
Best suspense books
Melanie Joan corridor is a bestselling writer in a bind. Her writer wishes her to journey on behalf of her most modern blockbuster, and Melanie Joan wishes a bodyguard-cum-escort to guard her from an overbearing ex-husband whose presence unnerves her to the purpose of anxiety. Sunny's cool demeanor, cop history, and P.
Ben Treven sequence, publication #1
In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a brand new encryption program is murdered in an obvious drug deal. In Istanbul, a cynical undercover operator gets a frantic name from his estranged brother, a patent legal professional who believes he's the following sufferer. And at the sun-drenched slopes of Sand Hill street, Silicon Valley’s nerve heart of cash and know-how, outdated kinfolk hurts sting anew as brothers who percentage not anything yet blood and bitterness salary a determined conflict opposed to a faceless enemy.
Alex Treven has sacrificed every thing to accomplish his ambition: making accomplice in his high-tech legislation enterprise. yet then the inventor of a expertise Alex is banking on is murdered… and the patent examiner who reviewed it dies… and Alex himself narrowly escapes an assault in his personal home.
Off stability, out of recommendations, and operating out of time, he is aware the single one that might help him is the final individual he’d ever ask: his brother. Ben Treven is an army Liaison aspect, an elite undercover soldier paid to “find, repair, and finish” high-value pursuits in America’s international battle on Terror.
Disenchanted with what he sees as America’s tradition of denial and decadence, Ben lives his indifferent lifestyles within the shadows as the black ops international is all he rather knows—and simply because except Alex, who he hasn’t spoken to due to the fact that their mom died, his kinfolk is long past. yet blood is thicker than water, and while he gets Alex’s frantic name, Ben hurries to San Francisco to assist him. purely then does Alex exhibit that there’s one other participant who is familiar with of the know-how: Sarah Hosseini, a tender Iranian American legal professional who Alex has lengthy secretly desired… and who Ben instantly distrusts.
As those 3 greatly various humans fight to spot the forces trying to silence them, Ben and Alex are compelled to check the occasions that drove them apart—even as Sarah’s presence, and her personal mystery wishes, deepens the fault line among them.
Fault Line facilities on a conspiracy that has spun out of the shadows and into the streets of the United States, a conspiracy that may be stopped in basic terms via 3 people—three individuals with diversified worldviews, diverse grievances, various reasons. to outlive the forces arrayed opposed to them, they’ll first need to live on one another.
Luke Dantry reveals the undesirable men. . . ahead of they're undesirable men. He works for a Washington, D. C. imagine tank as a minor educational who reviews the net venting of would-be extremists, attempting to determine those that will stream from threatening phrases to lethal motion. Anonymously typing from his desktop as he screens a free choice of enraged loners, Luke thinks his id is safe--but he's incorrect.
Wasting Face takes the shape of observe files, interspersed with emails. It covers the coincidence and restoration of Cass, who sustains bad facial accidents in a vehicle crash, together with the lack of a watch. Her buddy Em helps her all through and the 2 very assorted women fight of their personal how one can cope as Cass undergoes surgical procedure, ultimately returning to a combined reception at school.
- The Miracle (Storycuts)
- Un peu plus loin sur la droite
- Fifty Degrees Below (Science in the Capital Trilogy, Book 2)
- Robert Ludlum's The Janson Command (Paul Janson, Book 1)
- Poison Town (The Crittendon Files, Book 2)
Extra info for Do They Know I'm Running?: A Novel
7 Carol Roberg arrived at the hospital at five in the afternoon, an hour before the beginning of her shift. The mere thought of being late to work terrified her, and, by coming so early, she could get a bargain-priced meal in the employee's cafeteria before going on duty. That was very important to Carol—a good meal at a low price. Even when she wasn't hungry, which was seldom, even in America where no one seemed ever to be hungry, she was always subtly worried about when she would eat again.
Mintz did not like the twenties. It took a certain indefinable something which he did not have. And he never worked it without a partner, someone to distract the chump while the play was being made. As for working with a partner, he didn't like that either. It cut the score right down the middle. It put an apple on your head, and handed the other guy a shotgun. Because grifters, it seemed, suffered an irresistible urge to beat their colleagues. There was little glory in whipping a fool—hell, fools were made to be whipped.
Very pleased with herself. Roy arose wearily, his legs wobbling as he made the round trip to the bathroom. He dropped back down on the bed in a heap, a little worried about himself for the first time. What could be the cause of this, anyway, this strange overpowering fatigue? Not Moira, surely; he was used to her. Not the fact that he had eaten very little during the past three days. He often had spells when he didn't feel hungry, and this had been one of them. Whatever he ate bounced back, in a brownishcolored liquid.