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by Deborah CourtMaggie Dunn, Alison Budge and Wolfe Corbyn arrive in Toronto on the same flight from London. Sullen but feisty Alison is running from her troubled past in Scotland, hoping to make a new beginning. Wolfe has been banished for crimes he committed at his father's London bank. Maggie is coming home, to confront her past, reclaim her life and perhaps finally, to stop running. The three team up, and their fresh start begins well. But Maggie's health is failing. She is sick and confused. Could her thi... more
by R.M. Gilmore
After discovering the lump in her bicep is deadly, 17-year-old self-proclaimed loser, Prudence Penderhaus, weaves the tale of Flintlock, a small town known for Friday night football, rainy days, and recently, secrets.
Her dry humor, and undying affinity for film, books, and music, meld into a quirky, Burton-esque backdrop of cloudy skies and looming architecture.
When a moment of long-awaited courage brings her to the porch of the town's "spook house", unco... more
by J W VoyceMARCUS cultivates and sells cannabis and psychedelic mushrooms. Heading to see GAZ, a regular client, he suspects he’s being followed. After making it into the wealthy customer’s apartment, two men force their way in and Marcus hides in a secret panic room. Via security cameras, he’s forced to watch the men lynch Gaz from his own light fitting in a staged suicide. Terrified, and certain he led the men there, Marcus escapes via the roof. He convinces his partner TILD that they should flee their h... more
by Guy Morris
In 1672, Henry Morgan took 36 ships and 2,000 men to sack Panama City for a $1 billion plunder and 600 slaves. Afterward, Morgan cheated his men, disappearing with nearly the entire treasure, and 200 slaves on three ships never to be seen again. Morgan alone survived as a haunted man who hid away in drunken debauchery, and burned his log books to keep the world from learning the terrifying truth. True story.
Three hundred years later, Sophia Martinez discovers odd relics hi... more
by Walter ReidA psychological thriller set against the ambivalent values of occupied France. Alec Ross, a withdrawn and reserved young man who had avoided entanglements, finds himself drawn into the world of spying and resistance. The book explores the nature and ambiguities of commitment against a gripping personal drama.
by Daniel JamesA fast-paced novel that juxtaposes two time periods, i.e. 1989 and the 1940s and the points of view of two protagonists searching to untangle personal mysteries. The story blends historical fact with fiction and entwines suspense and human interest with action; wrapped in the backdrop of a world at war and wide-ranging locations from North Africa, Europe and the United Kingdom.
by Nick GouldingHe was looking for a fortune, not a story. But as journalist Martin Bass tries to find a shipwreck off the Italian coast, innocent locals start dying under suspicious circumstances. As much as he tries, Bass can’t ignore the fact that a killer has come to town and brought with him a ruthless political agenda. Before long, his reporter’s curiosity lands Bass and his crew in the middle of a Cold War conspiracy with global ramifications. Left versus right. Communist versus fascist. The political qu... more
by Dave VizardSarge, an American war hero from Bay City, Michigan, dies alone and homeless in Key West, a mystical place many refer to as paradise. News reporter Nick Steele is in the Keys to get married when he's drawn into the mysterious death of the former Marine by toxic brew. Steele investigates Sarge's life among the homeless. But more digging peels back a Key West veneer yo reveal shocking evil that turns paradise into hell.
by Renaii West
Tasha, Elizabeth, Dawn, and Miranda were the undisputed goddesses of their Southern California liberal arts college in the 1970s. With distinct talents, beauty, and accomplishments, each goddess appeared destined to be forever traveling on that path called the charmed life. But in a tragic twist of fate, a student is found murdered on campus just before graduation. Suspicion falls in their midst, and one of them goes missing. Destinies are changed forever.
Now fast-forward 20 years, lon... more
by Ellen RichardsonDelilah Morgan and her co-worker Norma Davis’s lives are turned upside down when their employer, an infamous radio show host and gossip columnist Cassandra Clark (CC), is involved in a near-fatal car accident. As a result of the accident, Delilah is forced to take over CC’s show and becomes a target for a mysterious caller who repeatedly calls CC on the air to talk about her personal problems. Before Delilah can learn the truth about the caller, who apparently played a big role in CC’s life, CC ... more
by D.W. WhitlockA man's life in chaos. His young daughter at risk. What is a pound of flesh worth? Dante Ellis is a successful advertising executive on the rise. His world is plunged into a harrowing nightmare after he's targeted by ruthless hackers known only as Dark Messiah. Dante soon discovers no part of his life too sacred to be used against him, no secret buried too deep. What began as a veiled threat soon descends into a desperate conflict against the will of an unseen enemy. If you're a fan of Mic... more
by Kimberly GriggsMallory Hemingway is living the dream. Ok, well, maybe not the dream, but it’s a promising start to her brand new life. When Mallory lands the nighttime caretaker position at the home and museum of her long-lost cousin Ernest Hemingway, she finds living in funky Key West is better than she could have imagined. A hippie best friend who challenges her, a hunky scuba diver instructor who might have the hots for her, a cat that sometimes tolerates her, and plenty of free time to write the next... more
by Michael AllenHe was a POW for several years, but Haven Kayd is home now and he's learning all about a world that went on without him. When the truth about his capture starts to come out, Haven is determined to expose it and take down a corrupt network that goes higher than he can imagine. Now the life of his daughter is being threatened, but they have no idea how far he's willing to go to save her from their evil grasp.
by L.F. Earl and S.L. EarlTerminal Investments…A Sinister Murder Mystery Brilliant and driven, 21-year-old David Anderson secures a position at a prestigious investment firm, Faust Financial Investments (FFI). After a year-and-a-half on the job, he realizes that several of the company’s “Gold Account” clients died of mysterious circumstances, allowing FFI, as the beneficiary of their life insurance policies, to cash in on millions of dollars. Suspecting that FFI’s founders are killing their clients for profit, David... more
by JD RutherfordAs waves of moist air from the Pacific ocean press inland over California’s coastal range, the climate becomes ideally suited for growing wine grapes. It is hot in the summer, foggy and cool in the winter, and beautiful year-round. An ever changing veil of grape leaves that slowly turn from green to golden yellow with the coming of the harvest cover the valleys and their flanks. Pine trees and oaks blanket the upper reaches of the low mountains that cradle world renowned merlots, chardonnays, a... more
by A P McGrathSolon of Pergamon turns detective when his cherished medical teacher is murdered. Suspicion falls on a mysterious student who holds a secret that threatens the feared ruling class. Tossed between the search for love and the precarious tides of the Roman Empire, Solon navigates with the same bloody-minded humanity it takes to be chief physician to the gladiators of a glittering age. Classic storytelling in an unforgettable setting.