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by Stephen W HolgateKip Weston, young scion of a fabulously wealthy American family, has become a wanted fugitive. Out of money and desperate, he flees his seedy quarter of Paris one step ahead of a private detective and heads for the countryside. Here, he falls into a job with the Celeste, a small tourist barge plying the canals of Burgundy. Kip quickly finds that in running from one peril he has landed in far greater danger from another. A tale of mounting suspense, it ends in a spasm of violence that closes all ... more
by Nikki Stern
Macabre Murderer Ices True Crime Devotees
What do a bartender, a priest, and a librarian have in common? They all work in New York City. They’re all true crime fans. And they’re all dead, courtesy of a predator with a chilling need for respect.
Lieutenant Sam Tate is in the Big Apple to investigate her own tragic past and reconnect with remaining family. She’s pulled onto the case of the Dry Ice Killer, as the malicious murderer is known, by an old friend, now an... more
by Magda Alexander
What’s a bright young woman to do when her brother becomes the main suspect in a murder? Why, solve the case of course.
England. 1923. After a year away at finishing school where she learned etiquette, deportment, and the difference between a salad fork and a fish one, Kitty Worthington is eager to return home. But minutes after she and her brother Ned board the Golden Arrow, the unthinkable happens. A woman with a mysterious connection to her brother is poisoned, and the murderer... more
by John Michaels
In the blink of an eye, Robert Jake’s perfect life became hell.
Jake, a radio talk show host with a pregnant wife, had the perfect life until, in a moment of “Patriotic Stupidity” he decided to stop talking for a living and start shooting to help his country.
Deployed to Iraq, he barely made it home alive, shot-up and full of shrapnel, after a fatal ambush.
Moves is a mixture of single parent meets thriller, action, and suspense in bucket loads. If you like... more
by V.S. Kemanis
An unsolved murder. A teenager in peril. Two cases, lives in turmoil, fates manipulated by officials wielding the power to help—or harm.
In the dead of night, on the eve of New York City’s lockdown, a well-respected man is murdered, setting off a perplexing tangle of missed clues and political scandal. Former prosecutor Dana Hargrove, now an appellate judge, is determined to expose the media lies and false accusations targeting her friends and former colleagues. A limping cr... more
by Dubhghlas KrausDarkness: A Collection of Stories provides a literary collection of investigations into the darkness of mind, heart, and environment. It uses this focus to cast a light into understanding the wellsprings and incarnations of different forms of darkness. Each story provides history, depth, and psychological inspection. Each offers a different glimpse into that special darkness that resides in heart and soul, its origins, and the choices of different characters that choose to finally confront it. ... more
by Rada Jones MDDr. Emma Steele is having a bad day. Scratch that. She's having the worst day of her career. After all, she never before woke up in her own ER tied to a stretcher, wearing mental health patients blue paper scrubs. How the heck did this happen? She was hunting for a killer, and she found him. Just as he seized her and planted evidence accusing her of his crimes. She's innocent, so she'll be free soon. She has friends who can't wait to help.Twice wrong.Things can't get any worse. Until they do. Em... more
by Helen Currie FosterReal estate's hot in once peaceful Coffee Creek, Texas--hotter than lawyer Alice MacDonald Greer has ever seen. An unscrupulous developer is muscling in, abusing undocumented workers and menacing his neighbors. Ignoring threats, Alice challenges him in court. When one of her clients is shot dead, and another nearly suffocated in a wine vat, Alice has a target on her back. A devious mastermind is intent on stopping her -- permanently. Is she snake-bit? She'll need more than legal skills to foil a... more
by Carter FieldingFinley Blake thought a plum assignment in Tangier would be the perfect chance to grab some girl time with her sister, Whitt. But when a crew member from an action movie being filmed locally falls to his death, Whitt and Finley must put their heads together to figure out whether it was an accident – or murder. While in Morocco, Finley Blake, a young travel writer still reeling from a painful breakup, and her sister, Whitt, are caught in a web of human trafficking and murder. They must decide whe... more
by Darius MyersDonald Alexander, Kwame Mills, and Samantha Rivers, after the solving of The Harris Simmons Murders, have become darlings of the city. They also have become extremely wealthy after Alexander's successful sale of the company for $75 billion. Their dramatic stories led the city’s leading gossip press crew, the Celebrity Hack Patrol, to name this period of adulation and fascination, Gotham’s Black Camelot. In Black Camelot's Dawn, Gotham's gossip and drama are at an all-time high. The city is ex... more
by Darius MyersAll is well at the family-owned media company of Harris Simmons. The company is on fire and reporting record profits. It's also a best-in-class workplace, everybody wants to work at Harris Simmons. However, looks can deceive. There are dark secrets and abuses by family and company leaders that have been kept at bay. When gunshots ring out, so do these dark secrets.
by J. Ronald M. YorkWhat can you do when it feels like the world is looking through your window and you can no longer hide? It sounded like a simple plan – a serial peeping Tom writes a book based on his own experiences – but he needs a sounding board, an audience of one. He needs help from someone knowledgeable in illegal sexual behaviors, and so a game of cat and mouse begins. However, his scheme becomes complicated when the peeper realizes his prey comes with baggage, and he has lost the upper hand – he is... more
by Beverly WinterWhen two mid-level tax accountants realize their newly-acquired company is under attack by foreign spies, they risk their lives to stop the theft. Jim Dennis and Beth Madison were employees in the tax department of Principal Processing Company. After Principal is acquired by Heenehan Telecom Company, Jim and Beth battle to carry out their responsibilities in the dysfunctional work environment of Heenehan. It’s not just the lack of transparency from above or the strange behavior coming from ne... more
by Sherry KnowltonWhen Alexa Williams agrees to spend four months doing lion research with boyfriend Reese, she looks forward to witnessing the elemental life and death struggle of the African wild. But she never imagines she’ll become one of the hunted on the remote Okavango Delta. Botswana protects its wildlife with one of the strictest policies on the African continent and an entire army deployed to combat poachers. So, Alexa and Reese are shocked when poachers wipe out an entire herd of elephants. At the s... more
by Megan SpeeceKatie Edgecomb is questioning everything she thought she knew. She thought the family curse was fake, just a scary story her mom told her to keep her from misbehaving. The first-born daughters in each of the last three generations lost their lives on their twenty-fifth birthdays, a series of tragic accidents sending shock waves of grief through multiple generations. It isn’t until Katie is faced with the real-time impacts of the curse that she starts to believe it may be more than a story and sh... more
by Thomas A. Burns Jr.Natalie McMasters finds she's the next target of a serial killer who has murdered her mentor. She, her unusual family and some odd friends band together to hunt him down.