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by Jacob ParrAn important assignment pulls James Luna back to his hometown of Alpine Ridge. A place he vowed never to return to after that ill-fated summer when he lost his younger brother to tragedy. Upon arriving, he finds himself thrown into a situation beyond his wildest dreams. Danger and death surround picturesque Lake Trinity in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. James must balance the weight of a shattered family, a new romance, and keeping those he loves alive. The stakes have never been higher.... more
by C.S. DoddsFractured: The Stealth Stalker is a gripping psychological thriller that follows former FBI Agent Cameron Cooper as she hunts a serial killer until the tables are turned, and she becomes the hunted. Now she must figure out if a serial killer from her past has returned or if a copycat is killing women in New York City. Will she stop a killer, or will she be the next victim of the Stealth Stalker?
by T.S. EppersonHe imagined his death would be the end, but there is no rest in the afterlife… Perry is homeless, and desperate to get off the streets, after losing his best friend Bobby to gang violence. When Perry witnesses a drug deal, he finds his own life in peril. Father John is exhausted. Burned out after fifteen years of ministry, he seeks a sign that he is on the right path. At the driest point of his spiritual life, a beautiful woman is tempting him. He knows he is a soul in danger. When a murde... more
by LENNY TOCCOA fun read. Find a quiet place and enjoy the unexpected humor and conversational style of this author's very first novel and telling. It's a look at a fictional Italian family taking place over a weekend in 1988 in St. Louis, Missouri. The book was born of love and looks deeply into several love connections but targets and questions discrimination and stereotyping and attempts to see what others "see". The Order looks into the minds of others and represents all things unsaid but thought. ... more
by Carson MortonAgainst the colorful backdrop of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition of 1897, a sheltered young woman forms an unlikely alliance with her prominent family's Black maid whose brother has been accused of murdering a white woman. To prove his innocence, they must navigate the racial divide of the period and their own developing relationship as they descend down a rabbit hole of betrayal, corruption and murder, leading inevitably to the Exposition's most macabre attraction, the Café of Night and Mor... more
by D.A. SchneiderEddie Sutherland is dead. Normally, Detective Wes O'Brien wouldn't care about another dead drug dealer, but he may just be the man that killed him. Thrown off the force and under investigation, Wes is called upon privately to look into a cheating spouse case. The one thing he wanted to avoid. Only this case turns into a double homicide with Wes the only witness. Diving deeper into the murder, Wes soon finds himself teamed with a mentally unstable bounty hunter, embroiled in crooked politics, and... more
by Scott GeiselDeep in the Appalachian hills of Virginia, a brother and sister are in trouble. Miller’s ma is gone. His pa is gone. What else can be taken before he fights back? Miller knows the kind of men who inhabit these hills. He doesn’t want to become one of them. How can he protect himself and his sister without losing his soul? From the author of the critically acclaimed Jackson Flint mystery novels. A new voice in Appalachian noir. Mysterious, suspenseful, intense, and yearning for redemp... more
by Luis FigueredoAn eight-year-old Indian child is dead. The innocent boy’s death is cruel, torturous, and most of all, needless. Jeremiah Tiger, the chief of the Kialegee Tribe, is now faced with the realization that he must fight for his impoverished tribe against the State of Oklahoma and the wealthy and influential Muscogee Nation. The battle is seemingly unwinnable. The once fierce warriors of the Kialegee Tribe are now oppressed and living in squalor. Jeremiah’s only option for securing a future for ... more
by Mark LavineFollowing the tragic death of his young wife, Sam Thibeau and his eight-year-old son Harry move from California to a co-housing community deep in the Vermont woods, where they hope to leave behind their painful memories and start over in an unfamiliar land of snow and maple syrup. Just as they are starting to settle in, Sam comes across a series of strange clues and messages which appear to be meant just for him. The clues lead to what at first appears to be a financial windfall, but before long... more
by Judith SterlingGwyneth Camm has just inherited her great-aunt’s house in Salem, Massachusetts, along with an extensive collection of gothic romance novels. As a PhD student who prefers “serious” books, Gwyn has always avoided pulp fiction. Now, in honor of her beloved Aunt Ethel, she gives one of the gothics a try…and promptly falls asleep. When she wakes, she finds herself inside the story, thrust by forces unknown into the heroine’s role. There’s magic afoot, and the only way back to her own life is to play... more
by Lynn LipinskiIn book three of the Zane Clearwater Mystery series, a young man and his teenage sister take steps to protect themselves when the man they put behind bars has his conviction overturned. Clyde Doom vows to seek revenge on Zane and his sister. Will they run or will they fight?
by Jeff Berney
Would you kill to keep a secret?
That’s the question haunting three people whose lives become inescapably intertwined by the secrets that define them and ultimately threaten to tear them apart. A disgraced professor, a disenchanted psychologist and a deceitful patient are about to learn more than they expected about each other and themselves.
Will their relationships survive their secrets? Will they?
Everyone has secrets.... more
by Jeff Berney
“The Fall of Faith” is a gritty domestic thriller about lust, love, faith and the consequences of doing whatever it takes to survive.
How far would you go to regain your faith in something bigger than yourself?
That’s the question Jimmy grapples with when his truck breaks down in Eden, Missouri, and he learns the hard way that the isolated little town is nothing like its biblical namesake. As ... more
by John S Kennedy, Michael A BissonFrom laboratory experiment, to psychic killer, John McBride leaves Washington DC to live his life in peace, not realizing his life is in constant turmoil. Dr. Walker tries to produce an antitoxin for the monster he created, using his own son as a lab rat. When McBride returns he has mixed feelings about the Doctor, his once best friend. Their love and hate relationship, fuels the fire along the way, to his finding out what happened 20 years ago.
by Stacy WilderLiz Adams never imagined when she moved to Charleston with her truth-sniffing Labrador retriever, Duke, that she would use her skills as a private investigator to avoid winding up on Death Row. Her best friend, Peg, murdered, shot by Liz’s gun. At the insistence of Peg’s father, Private Investigator Liz Adams, and her Labrador, Duke, rush to solve the case. Tensions flare between Liz and the cops as she rises to the top of their suspect list. Riding a roller coaster of emotions, Liz discov... more
by Amanda Traylor27-year-old Daphne Barlow escapes her parents’ ruthless expectations as the heir to their Fortune 10 organic food brand and finds a different kind of ruthlessness—the remote town of Sierra Ridge in the inhospitable Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California.With a new PhD under her belt and eager to avoid her pre-determined path at the company named for her, Daphne seeks out an idyllic Mayberry existence in a small town where residents might appreciate her personal brand of homeopathic techn... more