Some fictional flights become more than trips ferrying characters to their destinations and end up making them question their duties in life and relationships with others. Buckle your seatbelts for these high-stakes thrillers (that you may want to read far away from any airports).
Mina tries to focus on her job as a flight attendant during the inaugural nonstop flight from London to Sydney, but can’t stop thinking about her fracturing marriage and her five-year-old daughter. That is until she receives an anonymous, chilling note from a passenger intending the plane to never reach its destination. As passengers start dying, Mina knows she must act but must choose between saving her passengers and her family.
In this third installment from the series A John Corey Novel, elite anti-terrorist task force agents John Corey and Kaye Mayfield discover corruption deep within the FBI. After the crash of Flight 800 becomes attributed to a mechanical malfunction, they suspect a coverup at the highest level. The one piece of evidence that can prove the truth behind the fate of Flight 800? A videotape of Bob Mitchell and Janet Whitney making love on a Long Island beach at dusk.
For two years, FBI Agent Cam Daggett has been on the hunt for the bomber of EuroTours Flight 1023 - upon which his parents and son died. He only knows a name—Anthony Kort—and that he has a detonator no airport security can detect. Daggett’s personal vendetta becomes an obsession that makes it hard to stay objective, but he believes he’s the only one with a chance of predicting Kort’s next target.
Claire Cook seems to have the perfect life: living with her supposedly perfect political-dynasty-scion of a husband in a beautiful townhouse. But really, Claire’s husband has a temper and uses his staff to track her every move. What he doesn’t know is that Claire has a plan to vanish. Her plan takes her to the airport where she meets Eva, who also seems to be in a dire situation. The women switch tickets and identities, Claire now off to Oakland and Eva traveling to Puerto Rico. But when the plane to Puerto Rico crashes, Claire assumes both Eva’s identity, and all the secrets she tried so hard to hide.
A flight to New York is usually a casual affair. But thirty minutes prior to this one, pilot Bill Hoffman’s family was kidnapped. To save them, the Bill must follow a terrorist’s orders to crash the plane carrying 144 passengers, putting Bill’s duties in life as a father, husband, and pilot to the test.
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Emily Hoang is a writer and editor who is obsessed with haunted houses, ghosts, and dreams. More info can be found on her website.