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by Lori Ann StephensBlue Running is a gripping coming-of-age thriller set in post-secessionist Texas. Fourteen-year-old Bluebonnet Andrews is on the run across the Republic of Texas. An accident killed her best friend but everyone in the town of Blessing thinks it was murder. In this Republic, murder often means a swift death penalty, so she has no choice but to run. Blue doesn't know where her mother is — somewhere beyond the border in the United States — but she's determined to track her down. First she has ... more
by S. C. Sterling
On a frigid December night, Megan Floyd vanishes from the mountain town of Fraser, Colorado. The extensive search provides no answers and as attention of her disappearance fades, the case goes cold. Her father, Tom Floyd, is forced to confront his worst fear that his daughter will never be found, and soon his life and marriage begin to disintegrate around him.
A year after the disappearance and with no new leads, Tom hires private investigator Marshall York, a former detective, and his ... more
by Donald McInnisThe San Diego police arrested a young man for the so-called Sphynx rapes. The D.A. believes he will finally defeat the suspect’s defense attorney, A.J. Hawke. His chief evidence: The suspect’s DNA matches the rapist’s DNA. But is the suspect the real Sphynx rapist? The DNA says “yes,” given that two people having the same DNA, theoretically, is a scientific impossibility—unless they are identical twins. A. J. Hawke aims to test that theory, claiming the true criminal is the suspect’s twin brot... more
by G. GruenWith only hours until his transport to a death camp, a Jewish labor camp prisoner stumbles across the body of a murdered Gestapo officer. The dead man's uniforms offers the prisoner his last chance to survive, perhaps even to escape. His challenge? Repairing the gashed and bloodied tunic under the noses of his SS captors.
by Rebecca ForsterA private plane explodes killing Detective Finn O'Brien's estranged uncle and his childhood love. Coming to grips with the tragedy, Finn puts the accident behind him until a misdirected insurance settlement, a federal investigation, and an arrogant ATF agent pique his curiosity and provoke his anger. Unable to find justice, Finn goes rogue, incurring the ire of everyone while his investigation leads him through a deadly labyrinth created by big business and personal passions. In the end Finn ... more
by Steven StancellIn the mid-spring of 1975, twenty-two year old Dice was about to avenge his brother’s murder. But when his landlord tells him he’s renovating his apartment and doubling his rent, his priorities change. With his friend Spike, the two decide to become murderers for hire as a career path, in and around the neighborhood they grew up in. They fancy themselves as bounty hunters, ridding the world of people who deserve it. They will soon realize they have bitten off more than they can chew.
by Alan GolbournLondon, 1966 Fear grips the capital when a second ritualistically murdered victim is found in an alleyway — with their heart removed. With no leads or motive, DCS Kendall Quincy is under intense pressure to find the sadistic killer before a third victim is claimed. Out of luck Randolph Landon — disillusioned with his life as a private investigator and separated from his family, soon becomes embroiled with his biggest, challenging, and most terrifying case to date. The case leads him dow... more
by Jeffrey A. Cooper
Toni has five million dollars stashed in the back of her BMW that she needs to save her kidnapped husband Sam’s life. The money is the payoff from Sam and his partner’s brazen robbery of an underworld courier early this morning.
She's being chased through the deserted streets of pandemic-era Los Angeles by the tenacious courier; a desperate, violent killer who is willing to go to any extreme to get the money back and take their revenge on the robbers.
by Laurencia HoffmanDark and twisted secrets mar Shane Coulter's skin, and darken his fragile heart. Yet he keeps his nightmarish truth hidden from all those he holds dear with a smart mouth and abrasive attitude. His first love, Callan Reid, refuses to accept Shane's tough exterior. Convinced something truly horrific lurks beneath Shane's defenses, Callan vows to uncover the truth. But some things are better left buried. As darkness from the past threatens to be brought to light, there are those who would ki... more
by Daniel P. DouglasA Spirited Tale about a Frightful Plot to Control the Future! The hunt for nefarious Nazi spies in Los Angeles during World War II just took another paranormal turn, which means hardboiled detective Geno Richter is on the case and soon embroiled in wartime action, mystery, and suspense... A stakeout at the Los Angeles Central Library ensnares Geno Richter in the roots of a deadly conspiracy stretching back to the dawn of civilization. Soon, the enemy's real motives emerge after they awaken... more
by Lee Faulkner
Nick Saten, ex Special Forces Commando, recovering from wounds sustained during a sabotaged operation, receives a plea for help from a colleague from the past.
Someone is trying to steal an object, hidden for over 100 years, that is capable of sustaining immense amounts of energy that, in the wrong hands, could cause global mass destruction.
Nick is recruited into DAHRT, a secretive branch of MI6 and , together with his new team, must stop the person who intends to use this power fo... more
by Stephen McGuire" Prior Restraint"--America's most famous news anchor is brutally murdered by terrorists, and the entire media establishment is paralyzed by the fear of who may be next. Seemingly overnight, a pernicious wave of self-censorship grips the airwaves, and no one dares to further criticize religious fanaticism. A corrupt Senator, intoxicated by ambition and greed, exploits the ensuing chaos, while a tenacious, young reporter risks her career and her life to uncover the truth. "Prior Restraint" is a c... more
by Stephen McGuire"Fractured Power" is a dark and haunting psychological thriller about Aiden Fletcher; a young man who comes from humble origins and uses his extraordinary ambition and devious ingenuity to fulfill his inevitable destiny and reach the pinnacle of power in Washington, DC. As a newly elected District Attorney whose office investigates a rash of murders of young women in Knoxville, Tennessee, he uses his position to manipulate the evidence while pursuing a serial killer whose arrest and trial put... more
by Maggie CasteenIn this third installment, Kathy has finally achieved her dream of being an investigator, and an investigator for defense lawyer Bailey Clark, no less. With Chase Wagner found not guilty, Kathy now turns her attention to locating Charlie, their only eyewitness to what really happened. Problems arise when it turns out Kathy is not the only one looking for Charlie, a sinister shadow lurking about tracking him too. Meanwhile, Dr. Hamilton is pressing forward with the reinvestigation into his wife'... more
by Jeff LanierManhattan, 1953. Fear of communist subversion and espionage are tearing America apart. Abstract expressionism is on the verge of exploding, making New York the cultural epicenter of the world. While recovering a stolen Jackson Pollock for a wealthy client, art insurer Will Oxley falls for the client’s daughter, Liz Bower, who leads him deep into the rebellious and seductive world of the abstract expressionist painters, their Village bar haunts and East Hampton binges. But when Will learns the pa... more
by Trygve E. WighdalA bad-ass fourteen-year-old cypher-punk girl seeks the help of a renegade Nobel laureate in physics and a 16th century alchemist in a last-ditch struggle to rescue her little brother from certain death—and humanity along with it. The richest man in history, Winston Varga, is a wicked purveyor of bliss and digital fantasies, an omnipotent ruler of all lives with a dark plan for humanity. And he has set his deadly plan in motion, which no one can stop. Except, perhaps, his nemesis: a bad-ass ... more