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by E.M. SchorbAcquaintances meet in a 1970s Manhattan bar—an artist and his estranged wife, a jazzman and his girlfriend, a Puerto Rican petty thief and his sister; all intertwine with a psychopathic drug-dealer. A novitiate priest, in a crisis of belief, arrives. How they affect one another, some sharing witness to murder, and survive, is the story.
by Shannon Yarbrough
by Sharolett KoenigMarie is a member of a madcap group of senior citizens, whose long-standing running joke about getting old is the story of their lives. Each of them runs their own business enterprise in a strip mall where they get together each morning over a cup of coffee. But the stereotypical jokes about old people aren’t funny anymore when one of them is found dead in a burning building, and the local police won’t build a case for murder based on their flimsy, circumstantial evidence. It becomes a story of ... more
by Brian McMahonTeddy Thompson has loved Charlotte Pennington since 2nd grade math class. When both of them end up at Georgetown, Teddy believes the fates have aligned—until Charlotte falls for his roommate, Braden Edwards. Charlotte’s father, the Senator, with one eye on Teddy and the other on the White House, devises a way to get both of them the future they’ve always imagined. Meanwhile, an investigation ensues that could implicate all of the story’s major players. Teddy will do anything to preserve his plac... more
by Dennis MeredithDisgraced neuropharmacologist Edwin Kane has developed the drug gustatene that gives any food an irresistible, highly addictive taste. Seeking to stop the release of gustatene, which would create hunger-maddened food zombies, he is pursued by FBI agent Rochelle Chun, FDA investigator Mary Louette Baumgartner, and master chef Giovanni Ciotti. They must also thwart Veganite terrorists, drug dealers, and greedy food industrialists – all of whom seek the drug for their own nefarious purposes.
by Dennis MeredithBased on the real-life detonation of a 50-megaton thermonuclear bomb by the Soviet Union in 1961 – the largest explosion in history – the novel tells the story of the unearthing of a second such 100-megaton “Czar Bomb” hidden decades ago. The bomb was searched out by billionaire Iraqi oligarch, Saadallah bin Shadid, who is seeking revenge for the death of his family in an illegal American drone strike. CIA nuclear weapons expert Carrie deLong and her team, and military historian Ben Webber must... more
by RICHARD FENDRYAnomie is the story of a man forced to examine the value of all that he holds dear and weigh his loyalties one against another. As a pandemic spread by dogs threatens society, the government demands that Lisle surrender his beloved canine companion Maynard. How far can a modest man be pushed, and how hard can a moral man push back?
by Josiah Jay Starr
Achim Jeffers faces his most challenging mission yet. He’s a black man caught in a deadly vice. One misstep, and hard prison time will be in his future.
His sworn adversaries in the FBI are in utter panic. They are begging Achim, a Counter-Racist hitman, to provide them with his expert assistance. The FBI has good reason to be so frightful. A twisted European assassin has been hired to take out a high value target in the United States. Infamous for his brutality and White Supremac... more
by kathy childsMiddle schooler, Nina Shiner, is on a quest to create the ultimate yoga website for kids featuring her hand-drawn pal, Rosie. But she has a problem. How does she lift her drawings out of her sketchbook and into a computer? When her parentssend her off to a STEM boarding school to learn, Nina is horrified. After all, what could computer programming and science gadgets have to do with her beloved yoga? Nina reluctantly attends P. Design, a Silicon Valley Technology Charter School, after she’s prom... more
by R. FullemanFaces in the Flames: A Ghost Story relates how fourteen-year-old Cam and his dad go on a trip to the South Pacific islands to SCUBA dive. They want to see Cam s grandfather s sunken ship, the Mississinewa, that was attacked in WWII. Since the ship is now a war grave where sailors were killed, Cam is told not to enter or take anything from it. Cam enters the ship anyway and takes something he shouldn t. He ends up bringing home something much more frightening than just a shiny keepsake. Included ... more
by Karin RichardsonThe gang is back in Deer Creek, Colorado, ready to settle into everyday life. However, nothing in Ruth Ann's life is ordinary. Everyone thought the priceless Blue Ice gem was buried and out of their lives, but they forced a new gem into Ruth Ann's hands. Not only is Ruth Ann faced with another rare gem saga, but her family is still under the careful watch of the ruthless criminal, Manuel Marquez. Finding dead bodies and solving crimes seems to follow Ruth Ann wherever she goes. Follow a new adve... more
by Karin RichardsonOnce again, the Deer Creek gang is on the move! After three mysterious letters sent to Ruth Ann’s antique store, and a pleading phone call from a stranger, Ruth Ann and Carlos head to Charleston to help a dying man before his murderous and greedy sons take everything that is dear to him. But she soon discovers things aren’t when they seem and that Walter doesn’t need her to evaluate antiques. That’s when a familiar voice comes to Ruth Ann in her dreams, warning her not to go. “What’s so urge... more
by Karin RichardsonA hospital patient in a mysterious coma, a dead woman whispering secrets to Ruth Ann in her dreams, a magic cave deep in the jungles of Jamaica, and once again, Blue Ice, the cursed necklace with the legendary blue stone. Welcome to RELINQUISHED ICE! Ruth Ann travels from the sleepy little town of Deer Creek, Colorado to the steaming jungles of Jamaica, desperate to end, once and for all, the curse of the aquamarine necklace. Finally, it seems, she has brought peace back to her family ... that i... more
by Karin Richardson“Unless you give me what I want, you will be dead before Christmas,” the voice on the phone snarled. And he meant it too. Someone had already tried to kill Ruth Ann’s cousin, and now a dangerous operative has kidnapped Ruth Ann! And of course, it was Blue Ice that the man on the phone wanted! But there is help, as always, from friends, including one sprightly old ghost who appears to Ruth Ann in her dreams. CAPTIVE ICE brings back the delightful cast of characters, residents of Deer Creek, a pe... more
by Karin RichardsonYou hope you know who your friends are, but in a case like this one, it’s hard to know who to trust! This is the fourth book by Karin Richardson about Ruth Ann and her friends in Deer Creek, Colorado. At first glance, it’s a peaceful little town in the Rocky Mountains, but in reality, it’s plagued by a series of mishaps centered on a mystical aquamarine necklace. This time, Ruth Ann has to solve a mystery in a remote mansion, complete with hidden passages and inexplicable deaths. And the strange... more
by Karin RichardsonThis is the third book from Karin Richardson featuring the intriguing cast of characters who make their home in the sleepy little town of Deer Creek, Colorado. Sleepy? Yeah, Right! NOT! Deer Creek seems to be plagued by a series of mishaps, all centered on a mystical aquamarine necklace inherited by one of the town’s residents. Follow Ruth Ann and her friends from Deer Creek to the frigid fjords of Sweden, and now to the gorgeous tropical island of Jamaica. But what started out as a roman... more