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by Matt CostWolfe Trap is Cost’s debut novel in a new series surrounding a PI, Clay Wolfe, in the fictional coastal town of Port Essex, Maine. Instead of a large white shark threatening the populace, it is heroin being smuggled through lobster traps that is endangering the town. What evil lurks in Port Essex, Maine? Clay Wolfe is a former Boston homicide detective who has left the police department to return home to Maine to care for his elderly grandfather and open a private detective agency. Haunted... more
by Micheal E. JimersonYoung Ray Elliott comes of age in the South during segregation enforced by Jim Crow laws. The murder of a leading citizen presents him a series of fateful decisions, turning a hard scrabble farmer’s future like a kaleidoscope. He makes a fateful promise to protect a fugitive from lynching, whatever the cost. Meanwhile, bank president Richard Watersong uses the distraction of his father-in-law’s murder to embezzle money and abscond to Cuba with a pregnant girl named Queen. His disgra... more
by Mark McNeaseIn the 6th book in the series, Kyle Callahan and his husband Danny Durban have decided to leave New York City to start a new life in the idyllic river town of Lambertville, New Jersey. They open a bed and breakfast, and soon discover that murder and mayhem are waiting to check in. There’s a writers conference in town, with big names and big egos heading for a clash—and a killing—of titans. No sooner has the ink dried on the guest registry than Kyle finds himself pursuing another murderer, this... more
by KC AvalonTragedy strikes Marco's life and his dreams are shattered in the blink of an eye. Life gives him a second chance. His sense of entitlement allows him to believe that he deserves more than anyone else. Money, greed, and lies deceive everyone involved while Marco has his eyes on the prize.
by C.C. Humphreys
July 30th 2018. It’s the hottest Summer in fifty years and Joseph Severin, a respectable North London businessman, has taken on a lucrative side job. He’s doing the books, old school, (because these days the only trail you can’t trace is a paper one) for a rogue MI5 outfit, the Shadows, headed by clever, psychopathic Sebastien. When the game is rumbled, he sends their hitman, Mr Phipps, to kill Severin and get those books back.
by Steven Ramirez
Her only memory is dying from her wounds…
Jane wakes up in a lab. She’s alone, immersed in a sterilized tank with wires and tubes connected to her. She looks around. There are others—test subjects like her. Except they’re all dead. What makes her different?
She has no answers, but she wants them. Wants them with a powerful drive that courses through her like the life she lost in a night raid in Afghanistan. It’s a life she shouldn&rs... more
by Brian GatesDetective Booker Vaux arrives home to discover his family has vanished without a trace. No DNA has been found by forensics, and no one witnessed the crime. Aided by an Anonymous hacker, a conspiracy emerges that points to Solis—the largest corporation in existence and creator of the AOL, a contact lens that augments reality—as the perpetrator. With questions of how and why Solis would kidnap his family wracking his brain, Booker heads west with his partner Sam to uncover the mystery. The gamb... more
by Lorenzo PetruzzielloA NEO-NOIR CAPER SET IN MODERN-DAY MILAN. An incompetent thief makes another attempt at burglary. A hopeless bartender struggles to manage her last patron. The pair reluctantly work together to figure out why a man they presumed dead may have returned, while a lonely tourist inadvertently gets in the way.
by JK KellyMatt Christopher was an FBI Special Agent with an incredible intuition and a passion for going after abusers of any kind. Once his pursuits took him too close to the richest and most powerful in Washington he was given a choice - face a conviction and jail time for a crime he didn't commit or leave the country and work overseas. That was the day he became THE EXPORT. On a personal excursion to see Base Camp on Everest his talents are put to use when a murder is discovered but weather and an ... more
by Keith Veverka
For Alex Mason, the landlord of a luxury apartment complex in northwest Philadelphia, his newest tenant, a professional young woman with excellent references, is almost too good to be true -- a stroke of good luck.
But then, as a series of mysterious incidents unnerve the other residents and cause damage to the property, Alex suspects his perfect tenant is the culprit.
Hindered by the state's laws and lacking evidence for law enforcement to intervene, he undertakes his own inv... more
by Stephen HayesGiven up for dead, Patrick Farley returns home to pay a gambling debt to the Mob, but finds he’s been framed for murder. His luck’s run dry so he makes his own, and it becomes a dangerous game filled with sex, drugs, violence and betrayal. Can he hold on to the beauty he also finds waiting for him here in the heart of this broken- down city, and follow its path back home?
by Kit Derrick
“Have you ever then woken up thirty years into your own past with a hazy memory that someone has just predicted your imminent death, but you don’t know why or how? It can have a tendency to sharpen the mind…”
Jack is sixty, scouse, irritable and an alcoholic. Those are his good points. Forced to talk to an annoyingly over-friendly and odd stranger in the pub, he receives a very surprising and unwelcome prediction that he only has sixteen hours left to live. The ... more
by Audrey Miller
Power. Privilege. Paparazzi. Pregnancy. Princess. Birth Order is a gripping modern tale about an ancient tradition Angela Francis is a London obstetrician/gynecologist to the wealthy and powerful. Her star patient, Clementine, Princess of Wales, is having twins. Clementine is happy to be having both a boy and a girl, and is thrilled that the girl is positioned to deliver first, making her daughter the future Queen of England. But when Angela makes a brief trip to the United States, Clementine... more
by Rush LeamingSet in Charleston, SC, and the surrounding islands, police are called to investigate the poisoning of a much-loved 100-year-old tree, only to find evidence of a more brutal crime. From there, the story explodes into a fast-paced, multi-character thriller unlike any you've ever read. Not for the faint of heart...
by T. W. LawlessJack Furey is a decent man caught up in an indecent time. Retired police sergeant Jack Furey is celebrating his 100th birthday, and he’s not happy about it. Unable to speak following a stroke and estranged from his son, all he wants is to reunite with his beloved, late wife. After a visit from an old friend, he finds himself reliving the past. Suddenly, it’s 1942 and the US troops are about to descend on the town of Wangamba, Australia, where Jack is expected to maintain law and order. Whe... more
by Orion Gregory
Professional tennis player Sydney Livingstone is a beautiful and likable person with a sharp wit and a great sense of humor. But somehow, some way. Sydney has made a mortal enemy. A stalker wants her dead before the end of an important tournament, which could place her among the top tennis players in the world. Battling a degenerative disease which threatens to shorten her career, can Sydney put a crazed killer out of her mind long enough reach new heights in the tennis world? Or will she fal... more