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  • Final Fling

    by Maggie Foster
    Ginny Forbes watched in dismay as the homicidal maniac and four — count them, four —alligators high on methamphetamines surrounded the base of the live oak tree she had chosen to climb. The wildfire was close enough for her to feel the first tendrils of heat on her naked skin. At the various times in her life when she’d been asked how she preferred to die, she had answered, “Asleep, in bed, of old age.” She tried to calculate her chances. Not looking good, here. She’d gotten the answer to one o... more
  • Mountain Top

    by Aaron Clayton
    Welcome to Mountain Top, New Mexico. The home of the hit TV show, Powder River. After the death of his wife and son, and a closed internal investigation for a crime that everyone thinks he committed, Reese Mars moved from Albuquerque to a small town in north-western New Mexico, called Mountain Top. He hoped for a quiet place to retire, as the new Sheriff of Mountain Top, where the population was less than 1,000 and the biggest crime in town were the folks who jay-walked across Main Street.... more
  • Canyon Springs

    by Aaron Clayton
    Patrick and Pete's friendship started unlike most others. They met, by chance, but became best friends, brothers, and television celebrities. They are the stars of the hit television show FORGOTTEN TRAVELS, which brings viewers such attractions as ghost towns, abandoned amusement parks, and other eerie locations. It has been a dream come true, for both of them, but after eight years Patrick decides it's time to leave the show behind and continue his life with his fiance, Tayleigh. The same da... more
  • Island Park

    by Aaron Clayton
    Five people find themselves stranded during a snow storm at a truck stop in Island Park, Idaho. Among them is a killer. Snow storms are nothing new during winter in the Rocky Mountains, but when two storms collide, in Idaho, they create the opportunity for a perfect Rocky Mountain storm. Five people find themselves stranded at a truck stop in a remote area of Idaho, known as Island Park. Fred; the employee who stayed behind to take care of the truck stop during the storm. Tabitha... more
  • Wrong Man Down

    by Jerry Masinton

    Millie Henshawe—intrepid, smart-talking, gay ex-GI—is the field agent (read: hired gun, assassin) for Continental Removals, LLC, in Boston, a niche firm catering to a very special clientele. When a removal in Kansas City goes wrong, Millie's well-honed skills are tested and the hired gun becomes the target.

     

     

  • DELL'S DILEMMA

    by ML Biddison
    Dell grew up feral on the streets of Chicago. Now she's a Deputy Sheriff in a small South Dakota county. Her uncanny street fighting skills are what brought her to the sheriff's attention. He's come to rely on her. She believes her friends count on her as well. When her friend Vicky is kidnapped by fanatics, Dell rushes into the remote compound where she's held. But Vicky refuses rescue and Dell is at a loss--until an FBI agent helps her unravel the puzzle. They find another reason to go after ... more
  • Ghosts and Shadows

    by H. Max Hiller
    Detective Holland is asked to help investigate a baffling series of arson fires. He quickly determines that the fires are part of a shadowy government contractor's elaborate attempt to provoke a fight between a Mexican drug cartel and local heroin dealers to help a rogue Homeland Security deputy director cancel a deal he once made with the cartel. The plot threatens to bring violence and mayhem to New Orleans just as Mardi Gras gets started and the Saints head to their first Super Bowl. The case... more
  • The Blue Garou

    by H. Max Hiller
    Detective Holland's first murder investigation isn't meant to lead to an arrest. Nobody is sorry that New Orleans' most notorious felon is dead, but the Chief of Detectives would like to know if the pit bull that mauled Biggie Charles Lynley was the killer or the murder weapon. The detective uncovers far more than a plot to kill a bad man, including men far worse than the victim and others who would be victimized by the exposure of their connections to the case. It is up to Detective Holland to ... more
  • Blowback: A Detective "Cadillac" Holland Mystery

    by H. Max Hiller
    Louisiana State Police Detective Cooter Holland has worn out his welcome with the New Orleans Police Department in almost record time. NOPD's Chief of Detectives cannot fire him, so he gives him one of the used Cadillacs the department appropriated from a local dealership during Hurricane Katrina and sends him looking for a murder suspect the District Attorney released by accident. Holland becomes reluctant to find his quarry until he solves the crime the man is suspected of committing, and what... more
  • Cant Stop The Funk

    by H. Max Hiller
    Bill Avery, NOPD's Chief of Detectives, is willing to risk the unintended consequences of having Detective "Cadillac" Holland find out who is behind the offer to buy the home the Make It Right Foundation built for his favorite sous chef. Detective Holland roots out the corruption behind the multiple interests planning the displacement of the city's poorest residents in an election year through a combination of elaborate real estate development schemes, stealing a seat on the City Council, and b... more
  • Requiem For Thursday

    by Douglas Cockell
    Detective Eilert Weiss, haunted by his own demons, can’t ignore it: something supernatural appears to have happened in the little office where famous author A.L. Rouhl wrote his books. The cluttered shelves are filled with a lifetime of secrets, but there a few secrets Detective Weiss must uncover—where is the missing bullet? Was this a suicide? An assisted death? Or was it murder? Carly, the great writer’s daughter finds herself a suspect, just as her own suspicions turn to a local nurse, Marc... more
  • Box Set

    by Elfrida
    Collection of Short Stories each one features a box. A mixture of mystery; romamce; pathos & comedy
  • The Man Who Changed His Name

    by Jessica Holt
    A young Jewish man struggles with his identity. He joins the British Army during WW2, marries an English woman and returns with her to England. His lie about who he really is and his ability to speak six languages gets the attention of MI5 and as a spy his ability for disguise and deceit becomes a liability in his personal relationships.
  • The Betrayal

    by Steven Bosworth
    Steven Bosworth’s ‘The Betrayal’ throws readers into the life of loose-ended Dean Nash, whose newfound opportunism is about to land him in crime, on the Government’s investigative radar and even into a dramatic shootout where his fate remains a mystery. It’s a novel that’s been two decades in the writing and now finally hits the shelves.
  • CLOSURE

    by David Selcer
    Ex-Marine, Larry Ehrlich (Ehrlich), is back from Afghanistan working for his father’s company, Zenith Steel, and studying for a masters degree in criminology at a local municipal college, when he falls for Marty Mostov. Marty is the first female iron worker in the county. A blond bombshell, she owes her job to the affirmative action apprenticeship program of the United Steelworkers, and she’s a serious #Me Too advocate. The problem is Ehrlich and Marty consider each other to be from the “wron... more
  • Reserved For Murder: Book Two of The Ottawa Detective Series

    by Kevin Hopkins

    Everyone has a secret.
    And some people will go to any length to keep theirs.
    When the body of a teenage boy is found hanging from a homemade noose, deep in the woods outside of a First Nations reserve, it casts a dark shadow over the community during their annual harvest powwow. For the Ottawa Detectives, the evidence doesn’t add up. The deeper they delve into their investigation, the more questions they uncover.
    Was Jonny Two Bears’ death merely another tragedy in a ... more

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