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  • CoVid: a novel of surgical suspense (McBride #3)

    by Richard Van Anderson
    CoVid19 was not an accident. Its successor, the highly lethal and contagious CoVid23, is not a mutation of CoVid19. China would like us to believe the passage of 19 from animal to human was random and 23 is a natural mutation of 19. The United States wants us to believe both 19 and 23 are weaponized versions of a harmless coronavirus released during a botched Chinese bioweapons experiment. It will be up to Dr. David Aaronson, the new surgeon in the desert town of Fallon, Nevada—home to ranchers ... more
  • Development

    by Paul Backalenick
    This mystery/suspense story tells the tale of a suburban Connecticut family in the 1970s. Hank Latour is unhappily married, disconnected from his teenage daughters, stuck in a banking career, and in debt. He invests in a real estate project he should have avoided, and as his family disintegrates, he learns a lesson about love and redemption. A well-crafted novel, it contains an underlying message about how mankind's burgeoning land development exacts a devastating price from nature and beauty.
  • Two For The Road: An Adam Fraley Mystery

    by Henry Hoffman

    Private investigator Adam Fraley and his colleague, Tamra Fugit, the woman to whom he is engaged, travel vastly different paths, as they take on two seemingly unrelated missing person cases. The trails take them through idyllic lands darkened by underworld intrigue, twisted relationships, carnal temptation, physical danger, and personal tragedy. Such are the legal ramifications they confront during their crossing of both state and international boundaries, that the FBI is eventually drawn int... more

  • Seized: A Kieran Yeats Mystery

    by Linda J. Wright
    When animal crimes investigator Kieran Yeats takes on the case of Captain Isobel “Izzy” Tremblay, a decorated Canadian Air Force pilot shot down over Iraq, she enters a frightening world of international terrorism. Jihadists, or Daesh as they call themselves, have followed Izzy from Iraq to her home in Victoria, Canada, kidnapped her PTSD dog Beatrice, and sent a note demanding money for her safe return. “We are Daesh,” they proudly proclaim in their ransom note. “We have seized your dog. But ha... more
  • Murder on Cathedral Hill, 5th Pete Culnane Mystery

    by S.L. Smith
    Four beautiful, adolescent girls are trapped in a prison built with lies. Their nemesis is murdered at the St. Paul Crashed Ice competition. Will readers celebrate? The assailant disappears into the crowd. The girls’ apprehension about sharing any information poses a challenge for Saint Paul investigators Pete Culnane and Martin Tierney. Mining for details about the victim, the search for the murderer takes Pete and Martin from Gainesville, Florida to Rochester, Minnesota, and northward... more
  • Dishonor Thy Father

    by Mike Robinson and M. J. Richards

    A 15-year-old Iranian girl is viciously attacked by her father for holding a boy’s hand. In running to escape certain death, she undertakes a dangerous journey to a new land with unfamiliar customs, where she must hide the truth from everyone she meets.

    Twenty years later, amid racial tensions in a Los Angeles hospital, a female Muslim doctor is murdered, sparking a controversial police investigation. The lead investigator, Detective Michael Tucci, finds himself compromising both ... more

  • Familiar

    by T. J. Blake
    For as long as she can remember, Arabella has communicated with those who exist only in memory. Being the centre of attention growing up was uncomfortable, and now, as a renowned psychic medium, it is becoming more of a struggle. Arabella’s ability and reputation always made it impossible to hold onto lasting relationships, but with those who no longer walk this earth, that’s not the case. Arabella returns to where it all began fifteen-years before – on the very same stage. After an evenin... more
  • To Burn the Cloth

    by P. A. SANTOS
    When a new law is passed forcing all American churches to organize under a corrupt governing body and pay hefty dues, many small churches struggle just to stay open. Franklin Catoe, a small town reverend with a dark past vows to bring down the corrupt new system by any means necessary. He hires Daniel Montclair, a theater student with no experience in the church, to help infiltrate the UHCC. How many more sins must they commit to end the new evil in the church?
  • The Forever Killer

    by Steve Peek
    Serial Killers: always evoke morbid fascination Caligula: the most infamous, murderous Caesar of Rome A psychic whose cancer grows with each use of her ability Imagine a serial killer with unlimited power. A mad man who commands the world’s most feared army and navy. He need only whisper the word ‘traitor,’ and a noble family falls to the executioners. Gaius Caesar, Caligula, the most ruthless and maddest of Roman Emperors, was such a man. He feared one thing: death. In Caligula’s mind... more
  • Circadian

    by Derek Blan
    Bruce Garner hasn't slept since surgeons removed a piece of glass embedded in the back of his brain. Some say hes reacting to trauma after all, a vicious to assault leave psychological scars. But his girlfriend Elizabeth thinks differently. Elizabeth sees while others miss, Bruce is changing with the passing of each sleepless night. Whenever she's around him, she feels on easy. His vibe has altered and even medical intelligence cannot explain his increasingly erratic behavior. A mysterious doc... more
  • veneer over murder

    by Albert Bell
    Ghostwriter and antique store owner Maureen Cooper travels to a small town in Georgia to begin work on her next project, but the man she was supposed to write about turns up dead. Trying to find out what happened to him takes her back into a murder case from fifty years earlier.
  • Steal Away

    by BV Lawson

    A con woman hoping to take revenge on the man she feels responsible for her grandmother's death has to fight her growing attraction for a handsome Vermont police detective and the efforts of her nemesis to silence her ... forever. But if she can allow herself to trust her instincts—and the detective—she might just have a fighting chance.

  • Livestock, Dead Stock

    by Seymour Grufferman
    A disgruntled technician at Britain’s premier veterinary laboratory seeks revenge by stealing infectious agents that cause deadly animal diseases from the laboratory’s disease repository. He sells these agents to al-Qaeda who decides to use them to attack US agriculture. To these agents al-Qaeda adds the spores that cause wheat rust disease. Al- Qaeda uses half of the germs to directly attack US livestock. They use the other half to produce more agents at a facility in Yemen. ... more
  • The Third Call

    by Lorhainne Eckhart
    When dispatcher Charlotte Roy passes along a call to bad-boy deputy Marcus O’Connell, they learn a six-year-old child is in danger. Can they save the girl from a desperate situation?
  • Simon Sez

    by Shawn Scuefield
    A series of random murders, each increasing in size and scope, has the police baffled. More concerning, each crime has been committed by a law-abiding citizen, and afterwards, the offender has no memory of their actions, nor are they willing to talk. A wealthy powerbroker, whose son is among the suspects, hires RDC Investigations in hopes of finding mitigating evidence, and clearing his son. This puts private detectives Robert Raines, Dale Gamble, and Ashe, squarely in the middle of the action, ... more
  • Congenital Witness

    by Vickie McGillis
    When a pregnant eighteen-year-old girl is brutally stabbed by a suspected serial killer, she flashes back on her life and all the experiences that had led to this horrific scenario, beginning with her long-lost love. Just before Evelyn Smithson dies, her baby girl is delivered via cesarean section, and the orphaned child is quickly adopted. Thirteen years later, the adolescent girl becomes plagued by nightmares of a murdered pregnant woman she had never seen or met, spiraling her into a dark d... more

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