At dusk on July 17, 1996, on a deserted Long Island beach, a man and a woman engage in adulterous sex in front of a video camera. Suddenly a terrible blast lights up the dark summer sky. TWA Flight 800 has just exploded in midair with 230 on board, and the video camera has recorded the last moments of the doomed airliner.
Five years later, the government has declared the crash a result of mechanical failure. But John Corey, an ex-NYPD detective who is... Plum Island
NYPD homicide detective John Corey is living at his uncle's cottage on east Long Island, recuperating from three bullet wounds received in the line of duty. He is asked by the local chief of police to help with the murder investigation of a local couple whom John had known during his stay. The couple were research scientists at Plum Island, a government research installation specializing in animal disease; unlike typical scientists, they were also into... The General's Daughter
The body of a female soldier is found dead, possibly raped, on a U.S. Military Base. Amongst the suspects are the victim's father, a General and Vietnam War hero, as well as a dozen or so military personnel she had been sexually involved with. Assigned to the case are Warrant Officer's Paul Brenner and Cynthia Sunhill, former lovers who tangle with suspects and each other in their search for the truth.... The Gold Coast
A blue-blood Wall Street lawyer suffers midlife crisis via implausible affiliation with Mafia don/neighbor. He loses his material possessions, family relationships, but supposedly learns lifes lessons he never would have at the country club....
The Lion's Game
On April 15, 1986 The United States bombed the city of Al Azziziyah, Libya. On that same night, Asad Khalil found his entire family dead in the rubble. From that moment on, Khalil dedicated his life to getting revenge on the United States for killing his family. The United States soon learns that it has created a foe with the cunning of a lion and all the bloodlust of a man.
John Corey is a former NYPD Homicide Detective, now working as a contract ... Up Country
Paul Brenner is trying to cope up with his early retirement as a chief warrant officer from the US army, when suddenly his former boss colonel Karl Hellmann asks for a rendezvous at the Vietnam War memorial in Washington. Both Paul and Karl are war veterans and therefore share a strong feeling towards the soldiers who lost their life in the Vietnam War. Karl informs Paul that one of the soldiers listed in the memorial was not killed in the offensive but ... Wild Fire
In the fourth novel to feature ex-NYPD detective John Corey, Nelson Demille delivers a taut mix of politics and mystery in Wild Fire. The story really gets moving when ATTF agent Harry Muller is assigned to do surveilence work on the "Custer Hill Club" in upstate New York. After cutting through the fence and making his way onto the sprawling estate, he sets off motion detectors and is corralled by a bunch of guards. He is detained and a long discussion e... Word of Honor
Bruce Tyson is a successful business executive with a happy family life when the past comes back to haunt him. The events which took place in Vietnam have bothered him for decades have become common knowledge and Tyson and his command are to stand trial. This is one of Nelson de Mille's best books and impossible to put down, he weaves his plot with the use of memories and flash backs to let his readers know and understand the details of what happened i...