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by Tom BreenTHE DRUG TAMPERING TRIAL is a continuation of the adventures of Brian Bradford, a paper-pushing New York defense attorney who confronts the evil ZeiiMed Insurance Company both inside and outside the Courtroom. Brian was first introduced in THE COMPLAINT, published in 2013, followed by THE DEVICE TRIAL, published in 2016. In THE DRUG TAMPERING TRIAL, Brian learns that ZeiiMed is financing, through the Vatican Bank, the distribution to VA Hospitals of mislabeled narcotic pills, intentionally misr... more
by William MancheeThe attorneys of Turner & Waters are back at it again, each facing seemingly impossible odds at successfully prosecuting their client’s cases. Stan’s son Reggie joins the firm and immediately pressures his father to let him take on a new personal injury case. Stan resists, but eventually gives in with dire consequences for the firm. In the meantime, Stan's new estate planning client, Ruben Acosta, talks Stan into agreeing to be the executor and trustee in the event of his death, not expectin... more
by Stephen ShaikenA ROCK AND ROLL NOVEL LIKE NO OTHER It’s 1971 and young Jack Bernstein is a struggling rock ’n’ roll manager in New York City. Instead of a fancy office in Manhattan, a flashy car and backstage passes, he operates out of a basement apartment in working-class Queens, driving a cranky eight-year-old Volvo as he trolls third-string venues for hidden talent. He suffers enormous betrayal when Manhattan agents or “sharks” steal his best artists. Jack finances a demo tap... more
by Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli
How far would you go to protect a secret?
The lifeless body of a woman wearing an evening dress is discovered in the party room of the wax museum. Everything would suggest suicide, but DCI Eric Shaw, team chief at the Forensic Services of Scotland Yard who’s investigating the scene with crime scene investigator Adele Pennington, immediately notices a few similarities with the case of a serial killer nicknamed Plastic Surgeon, closed three years ago with the a... more
by Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli
What is the difference between dedication and obsession?
While investigating the murder of two known offenders with connections to a notorious, recently escaped London drug trafficker, the Scotland Yard forensic team headed by DCI Eric Shaw becomes involved in a child abuse case. A nurse had accused a mother of a series of violent, feverish attacks on her ten-year-old son, Jimmy. The woman would exasperate the condition of her child to draw the attention and compas... more
by Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli
What if someone you love is a serial killer?
DCI Eric Shaw, leading a forensic team at Scotland Yard, together with DI Miriam Leroux from a Murder Investigation Team, is investigating the death of a known offender. Killed by two gunshots: one to his neck, execution style, but preceded by another to his groin, implying a more personal motive.
Shaw’s attention at work is often distracted by a young forensic investigator, Adele Pennington, who is a beautifu... more
by Ian G. McDowell
The sky is falling, and it’s Alice’s fault.
Alice runs a private space program, and today is the proudest day of her life. Then a meteor strike obliterates London. Someone has turned her great achievement into a city-killing weapon, and only she knows how to stop it.
Locked out and on the run, it’s up to Alice to hack her way back in and regain control. She’s almost out of time before the weapon fires again. And the next target… is ... more
by Gary McAvoy
When a mysterious parchment about Jesus Christ’s last days surfaces from a cave in the Judean Desert, a young priest must keep it safe. But dark forces around the world want it for themselves…and they’re breathing down his neck at every turn.
Father Michael Dominic is called to Jerusalem after two Israeli boys dig up an ancient clay jar that hides several scrolls dating back thousands of years, including one that could upend the Church—a manuscript penned by Saint Paul the Apostle himse... more
by KAREN GILLELANDMystery rides the waves in this action-packed whodunit. Even before setting foot on the "Iris of the Seas" cruise ship, Hope Diamond knew she was facing trouble. She headed Diamond Security, a protection service for people at high risk, and she was on the cruise to protect her cousin's husband from an assassin. What she didn't know was that FBI Agent Matt Dennison would be on the ship. His mission was to prevent a traitor from turning over secret military microfilm to an enemy agent. She... more
by Joe GoldbergCaught between an infamous bomb maker and a dying CIA spy, Bridger and the Spy Devils fight for their survival while preventing a radioactive disaster. After bombs explode across Europe, the evidence proves Specter—the infamous and legendary bombmaker—has come out of retirement. The CIA’s former terrorist-hunter Wes Henslow pleads with Bridger to help find the only terrorist he never caught. Bridger agrees, but May, his mother and CIA handler, orders Bridger not to assist her friend under ... more
by H. Mitchell CaldwellLA Sheriff Lieutenant Max Cort is on trial for killing his wife, but how do you try a murder without a body? This high-profile case has local TV stations scrambling for legal commentary and one invites law professor Jake Clearwater to handle the nightly updates on the hearing. Jake recently gained fame for defending a convicted murderer, gaining him a retrial, exposing the real killer, and getting his client off and released from prison. Early in the trial, Jake realizes it's not going the... more
by Miranda WatsonThe Marines know one thing… …it will be the largest battle in the history of the Corps. Can they stop the Terracotta Army? In capitals across Europe, protestors decry the atrocities, while hypersonic glide bombs devastate the civilian centers, industrial hubs, and the most critical pieces of infrastructure. A new reality has begun to take hold in people’s minds. The end is coming. The nightly news doesn’t help. The war in the Russian Far East has ground to a halt. US and Japanese Ma... more
Shut the Lights: A Gripping and Addictive Suspense Novel about a Twisted Family and Terrible Secretsby Smita BhattacharyaFor this family, the lockdown came as a blessing. On 24 March 2020, with merely a four-hour notice, the Indian government declared a three-week lockdown as a containment measure for COVID-19. In terms of scale and severity, this lockdown was unparalleled worldwide. However, quite unexpectedly, for a family of four, cooped up in a plush Mumbai apartment, it came as a blessing. On the face of it, Suvini, Mridul, Damien, and Tara belonged to an upper-middle-class family, with its typical priv... more
by Sara DavisonSafe is the most dangerous feeling of all. For as long as she can remember, Rose Galway has been a captive, controlled by one man or another. To her, though, God is the one holding the keys, refusing to set her free despite the desperate pleas she has sent heavenward. Detective Laken Jones has known hardship too, including the daily trauma of racism. Still, nothing he has gone through compares to what Rose has endured. He wants nothing more than for her to experience hope and healing and may... more
by BERNARD MULHOLLANDNazareth Quest is a dramatic thriller set in the historic lands of Israel. Invited to join a team of archaeologists in Nazareth, to survey the archaeology beneath the Sisters of Nazareth Convent, Brendan Mallon leaps at the opportunity. Crusaders, both Templars and Hospitallers, have been intimately associated with the history of Christian churches in Nazareth for more than a millennia, and now these archaeologists find themselves tasked with uncovering secrets of these ancient orders. What fi... more
by allan davis