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Thriller Thursday (5/10/18 Edition)

A LibraryReads pick, a cozy, and a sniper thriller are our #ThrillerThursday reads:

OUR KIND OF CRUELTY by Araminta Hall
Also available in audio
A May 2018 LibraryReads pick! Verity + Mike sitting in a tree C.R.A.V.I.N.G. First comes (a twisted kind of) love, then comes marriage (to another man), then comes murder? “Hall brings the unreliable narrator to new heights in this disturbing narrative…. For fans of Nabokov’s LOLITA, Highsmith’s Ripley tales, or Christine Mangan’s recently published first novel, TANGERINE.” — Booklist

CHARMED BONES by Carolyn Haines
In Haines’s “enchanting”* 18th Sarah Booth Delaney mystery, three sisters want to open a Wiccan school in Zinnia, MS, on a manor house rented from local artist Trevor Musgrove. When Trevor dies under suspicious circumstances, the sisters become suspects, and Sarah really gets involved. “Fans of humorous paranormal cozies will be rewarded.” — Publishers Weekly

REAPER: GHOST TARGET by Nicholas Irving & A.J. Tata
Also available in audio
The explosive new thriller series written by the New York Times bestselling author of THE REAPER and star of Fox’s AMERICAN GRIT. “This debut of a new black-ops series boasts two coauthors who know the field. Irving’s stature in the black-ops world will ensnare readers who follow Brad Taylor and Vince Flynn.” — Booklist

Share your reads with us @MacmillanLib this #ThrillerThursday.

Veteran’s Day 2016

In honor of Veteran’s Day we’d like to share with you these bestselling and recently published titles:

WAY OF THE REAPER: My Greatest Untold Missions and the Art of Being a Sniper by Nicholas Irving, with Gary Brozek
A thrilling account of Nick “The Reaper” Irving’s 10 greatest sniper kill missions that provide insight into the art of being a sniper.

DAGGER 22: U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan by Michael Golembesky
The thrilling true story of a Marine special forces unit in a battle for their lives in Afghanistan from the New York Times bestselling author of LEVEL ZERO HEROES.

FIGHTING BLIND: A Green Beret’s Story of Extraordinary Courage by Ivan Castro and Jim DeFelice
The true story of Ivan Castro, a Green Beret who was blinded by mortar fire in combat and fought his way back to active duty with help from the Boston Marathon.

SEVEN DAYS OF INFAMY: Pearl Harbor Across the World by Nicholas Best
The fascinating details of the week surrounding the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor—seven days that would change the world forever.

RELENTLESS STRIKE: The Secret History of Joint Special Operations Command by Sean Naylor
A New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback. The bestselling explosive secret history of Joint Special Operations Command—the powerful and secretive military organization responsible for America’s covert war on terror.

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Veteran’s Day 2015

In honor of Veteran’s Day we’d like to share with you these bestselling and recently published titles:

THE REAPER: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers by Nicholas Irving with Gary Brozek
Groundbreaking, thrilling and revealing, this astonishing memoir of Special Operations Direct Action Sniper Nicholas Irving, the 3rd Ranger Battalion’s deadliest sniper, is a New York Times bestseller and has been optioned for TV. “Gripping…. Irving’s book is a focused, fast-paced tale that, like Irving, never loses sense of its mission.” — San Diego Union Tribune

MODERN AMERICAN SNIPERS: From The Legend to The Reaper—on the Battlefield with Special Operations Sniper by Chris Martin; with SOFREP
An inside look at today’s special operations sniper and an in depth look at the career of some of the most heroic patriots in recent American history. “A fascinating look at the contemporary training and warfare challenges faced by today’s military sharpshooters.” — New York Daily News

EXTREME OWNERSHIP: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
Former battlefield leaders Willink and Babin explain the SEAL leadership concepts crucial to accomplishing the most difficult missions in combat and how to apply them to any group, team, or organization. “The smartest, most revolutionary management approach since Jack Welch’s SIX SIGMA.” — Don Imus, radio host, Imus in the Morning

RELENTLESS STRIKE: The Secret History of Joint Special Operations Command by Sean Naylor
Through exclusive interviews, reporter Naylor used his unique access to reveal how an organization designed in the 1980s for a very limited mission transformed itself after 9/11 to become the military’s premier weapon in the war against terrorism and how it continues to evolve today. “Naylor succeeds splendidly in showing how and why the Joint Special Operations Command evolved—and why it will remain a valuable weapon.” — Wall Street Journal readmoreremove

Spotlight on the Navy SEALS

Some of our finest warriors are part of an ultra elite group known as the Navy SEALS.
Hours of grueling training on land, air, and at sea guarantee that only the most resilient — physically and emotionally– survive. Macmillan has published several highly acclaimed and bestselling memoirs by these heroic men.

Seal Team 6: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin

When the Navy sends their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six.

The Red Circle : My Life in the Navy SEAL Sniper Corps and How I Trained America’s Deadliest Marksmen by Brandon Web

“If you want to know what makes up the DNA of a Navy SEAL…read THE RED CIRCLE.” —Chris Kyle

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