It's 1775 and the American Revolution. Britain is vulnerable and France knows it. The difference between war and peace is an affluent, young French-American, Count Octavius, who has estates in America which the French Crown is desperate to possess. Without the protection of the Master of Arms, Dominic Angelo, Ocatvius' family could be murdered. But when Angelo, an expert in the art of deception, is tricked by a traitor in his own ranks, the stakes get even higher.
In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game.
Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands.
A group of heroic warriors has only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever encountered as they battle an evil warlord bent on taking control of Earth.
Ivan Tretiak, Russian Mafia boss who wants to create an oil crisis in Moscow and seize power as a result sends Simon Templar, great international criminal, to England to get a secret formula for cold fusion from U.