The 10 Best Books of 2012
A young biologist warns world leaders about the reasons for escalating animal attacks on cities. A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer? Sam and Remi Fargo, a husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team, search for the tomb of Attila the Hun. An Australian lighthouse keeper and his wife decide to keep a baby who has washed ashore. The detective Jane Rizzoli and the medical examiner Maura Isles protect a boy whose family and foster family have all been murdered.
The counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp searches for a missing C. Detective Alex Cross confronts both a hostage situation and a terrorist act at Christmas. An imprisoned ex-lawyer schemes to exchange this information about who murdered a judge for his freedom. The final volume of the Inn BoonsBoro trilogy sees sparks fly between Ryder Montgomery and the innkeeper. A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer? A neurosurgeon recounts his near death experience during a coma from bacterial meningitis. An imprisoned ex-lawyer schemes to exchange information about a murdered federal judge for his freedom.