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  • Island of Secrets: Expedition Inc. Book 1

    by J. Beckett

    Jason Kincaid started Expedition Inc. after he struck it rich with a few treasure dives that paid off handsomely.

    He has an ex-Marine, a computer expert, and an archeologist on payroll and they go where they’re paid to go whether that’s the seafloor or Mayan ruins. Expedition Inc. hunts treasure wherever it is.

    Asako Yamamoto is an Asian studies professor at the University of Vancouver and while reviewing seemingly innocuous documents from World War Two stumbles on som... more

  • A Nest for Lalita

    by Ken Langer
    MEENA KAUL is riding high in her position as director of Behera House, a safe haven in India for women who have survived domestic violence. But when the stock market crashes, Behera House loses its funding to expand. The right-wing Hindu Democratic Party (HDP), seeing an opportunity to win women’s votes before a national election, steps in with a multimillion-dollar grant. While Meena is reluctant to accept the offer, it is the only way for the project to proceed. Her worst fears come to pass wh... more
  • Charlotte's Website

    by Linda M. Au
    Proofreader Maggie Velam finds herself in the middle of murder and mayhem... again. This time she's wrapped up in the death of a client, famed horror writer Charlotte Collins. Strange online messages and offline clues abound but never seem to add up. Will Maggie be able to figure out what's really going on? Or will Charlotte's online presence haunt everyone from beyond the grave?
  • The Tell-Tale Heart Attack

    by Linda M. Au
    Who knew a friendly game of baseball could be so deadly? When a member of the Raging Avocados has a heart attack in the middle of a game, the police determine foul play. They think they’re batting a thousand when they make Maggie’s son, Seth, the prime suspect. Can Maggie get to the bottom of it? A widow, a secretive boyfriend, and a theory-filled best friend keep Maggie swinging at this case. One more miss and she’ll strike out. Can she prove her son is innocent? Join Maggie to s... more
  • The Scarlet Letter Opener

    by Linda M. Au
    A proofreading sleuth. One dead newspaper editor. Will finding the killer be too much for Maggie to handle? Who would kill a small-town newspaper editor? Besides everyone, since nobody liked the man anyway. The suspect list keeps shifting. The police don’t have a clue. So, it’s up to proofreader Maggie Velam to read between the lines. She enlists the help of her son, Seth, and a friend, but she just might be in over her head. Can Maggie’s attention to detail help them before someone els... more
  • Secret Agent Manny

    by Linda M. Au
    Bored empty nester Amanda Charles has too much time on her hands. After an "incident" at the house while Amanda is away, she begins to suspect that her husband, Manny, is not really an engineer, but is instead a spy… and she inadvertently turns their lives upside down in her quest to discover the truth. Does Manny really work at the nuclear power plant... or is he a spy? Does Manny really take endless trips to the hardware store for power tools and plumbing parts... or is he a spy? A... more
  • TELLER

    by Michele Packard
    Counterterrorism operative Matti Baker is in a deadly game of cat and mouse with internal government agencies and copious countries attempting to modify natural selection to create a New World Order. Traveling between Italy, Russia, China, Afghanistan, and the United States, Baker must do whatever it takes to stop the conspiracy, not knowing that she is the genesis of it all. Baker is more exposed and vulnerable than ever before, but is also more determined. TELLER brings to conclusion th... more
  • A Change of Plans

    by Mike Jeglic
    Sometimes, our best laid plans are uprooted in an instant. That’s what happens to Jake Adams when he unexpectedly loses his job. Discouraged by a three month search, he and his wife Gina make the bold decision to retire early, sell everything, and buy a boat. They find a blue water sailboat of their dreams on Chesapeake Bay, move aboard, and start their retirement on the water. Across the Gulf of Mexico, the Montoyas, desperate Columbian siblings, become entangled in the narcotics trade. ... more
  • Jocelyn's War

    by Jason Ryan Dale
    There’s a war in the streets. The vicious Ghost Knights biker gang, suddenly flush with cash and guns, is challenging the Mob for control of the city. No one is safe as bodies fall and houses go up in flames. Danny Rinker is a young Mob soldier, but he’s keeping his distance from the fighting. Encouraged by Jocelyn, his new girlfriend, Danny spends his days in the local bar he finally owns after years of struggling. While his friends are out making names for themselves, Danny finds in the v... more
  • Tina and the Big Bad Wolf and Other Stories

    by Jason Ryan Dale
    Just past the Philadelphia city limits there are a cluster of neighborhoods no one on the outside pays much attention to. It's a nice place to live, with ballfields and takeout joints around every corner. The people who've raised their families for generations in the rowhomes and brick houses teach their kids to work hard and keep out of trouble. But some people aren't interested in staying out of trouble. There are fortunes to be made in the backstreets and shady barrooms, if you can stay a... more
  • Presidential Advantage: Operation First Lady

    by Jessica James
    An unsuspecting First Lady must rely on a Secret Service agent to discover who can be trusted—and who will do anything to keep control.
  • Percivious Insomnia

    by JJ and AJ Cook, M.D.
    An insomnia pandemic is sweeping the globe, leaving people unable to function and society on the brink of collapse... Dr. Cooper Delaney believes he has the answer: Nocturnal, a new sleep-aid—one with absolutely no side-effects—which in early testing shows 100% effectiveness. The only problem is, it doesn’t work. With no warning. No explanation. Unable to accept the drug’s inexplicable failure and unwilling to concede to the competition, lines are crossed, ethical boundaries are pushed... more
  • Multiverse

    by Robert Mercer-Nairne
    Set in the near future, world trade has collapsed and the American economy has entered a depression. The economically dispossessed are drifting into camps that are being set up in city parks across the country. Invited to the White House, the charismatic evangelist, Richard Preston, offers up a radical idea. In Congress the Nationalists, led by Milo Meadows III and Moralists, led by President Henry Dukes, are increasingly resorting to the black arts as they vie for the power held by the still do... more
  • Talus & the Frozen King

    by Graham Edwards
    A dead warrior king frozen in winter ice. Six grieving sons, each with his own reason to kill. Two weary travellers caught up in a web of suspicion and deceit. In a distant time long before our own, wandering bard Talus and his companion Bran journey to the island realm of Creyak, where the king has been murdered. From clues scattered among the island’s mysterious barrows and stone circles, they begin their search for his killer. But do the answers lie in this world or the next? Nobody ... more
  • Mr. Smith and the Roach

    by J.J. DiBenedetto
    John Smith has a problem. He’s a retired cop whose pension just got wiped out, and he doesn’t know why or how. Now he needs to find a roommate to help pay the bills. Sam has a problem. He’s a six-foot-tall talking cockroach and he doesn’t know who created him, or why, or how. Now he needs a place to live. Thrown together as roommates and amateur detectives, Mr. Smith and the Roach realize their problems might be related. But those problems are far more complicated than they imagined, and b... more
  • Death by Your Own Device

    by Peter Kowey
    Ray Gilbert isn't someone you would call a "nice guy," but he is a hard-working cardiologist who gives a damn about his job. When Ray starts seeing patients who received medical devices they might not need, he tries to figure out why. Spurned by his superiors and professional societies, Ray turns to Tiffany Springer, an eager but naive newspaper reporter-and Ray's new lover-to tell his story. Her articles gain national acclaim. Ray and Tiffany ride the crest of their success ... until they came ... more

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