In “The Whispering Room” by Dean Koontz, Jane Hawke pursues a team of programmed killers. Warns AP, “The paranoia increases as the story unfolds.” In “Year One” by Robert, technology breaks down and “magik” once again rules the world. In “Hardcore Twenty-four” by janet Evanovich, Stephanie Plum and her quirky cast are at it again. Either way. you’ll want to keep flipping the pages to find out what happens next.