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  • The Harmony Scroll

    by Edita A. Petrick
    Stella Hunter’s young son carries a dormant ancient curse within him. Though she’s destroyed the amulets that activate the curse, Gabriel’s life is shadowed by the dark magic. When she learns the contents of a golden scroll can break the curse forever, Stella goes after it with a vengeance...and heaven help anyone who gets in her way!
  • The Thundering

    by Megan Davidson

    The Thundering is the story of psychologist Cathy Morgen, who encounters the most challenging case of her career very early one morning in 1961 at Summerhaven Mental Hospital.  Joseph, a teenage boy who has been admitted on an emergency basis, is behaving exactly like a frightened horse -- kicking, neighing and biting.  What has caused this apparent delusion?  Can Joseph be restored to humanity?  Cathy has no answers, but she is determined to find them.  Not only does... more

  • Riverside

    by Brett Burlison
    Two young lovers decide to move in together and open a cafe and chase the American dream, only to be hindered by their own pasts, drugs, and bad guys from New Orleans. Set in Austin, Texas in the early nineties.
  • Four Ways to Pharaoh Khufu

    by Alexander Marmer
    For more than 4,500 years, the Great Pyramid at Giza has been shrouded in veils of impenetrable mystery. For nearly as many years, a dedicated and nearly obsessive community of explorers, scholars, and profiteers has sought to uncover the secrets of this ancient and sacred structure. But the Great Pyramid guards its secrets jealously, and the efforts of most have been silently rebuffed. Until now. Is it the will of destiny or God’s eternal hand that connects two strangers in tragic circums... more
  • The Domino Game

    by Greg Wilson

    When Russian federal agent Nikolai Aven starts investigating the affairs of Moscow tycoon, Marat Ivankov, he finds himself caught in a web of corruption involving the lethal Russian mafiya and their powerful political friends. With the lives of his wife and daughter at stake, Nikolai turns to the only person he believes can help, US Embassy attaché, Jack Hartman. But this is Russia. Trust is a commodity that can be bought and sold and nothing is what it seems. Driven by a primal resolv... more

  • He Counts Their Tears

    by Mary Ann D'Alto

    Aaron has a problem.  Aaron likes to play a game, a sick game, with women's minds.  Aaron is a psychopath.  You would never guess as much, because he is so handsome, so captivating, and so very charming.  Yes, Aaron seems too good to be true, because, of course, he is.  Enter the world of Dr. Aaron Stein, and learn just how this perfect gentleman toys with women's minds, and plays with their emotions.  Each woman is a new chance to play his game.  Ti... more

  • Shielded Past

    by patti morelli
    Kate Halsey is a successful manager for an upscale Woman’s Fragrance Company. Kate grew up in Manhattan in the foster care system. Her only friend throughout her lifetime was Annie.Kate marries the man of her dreams and they purchase their first home. The home they both fall in love with is adjacent to the Marlboro Psychiatric Hospital in Marlboro New Jersey. On her first evening in the home Kate sees a light coming from the abandoned hospital. The light becomes an obsession that she later sha... more
  • Jane.

    by Riya Anne Polcastro

    Somewhere out there is a line in the sand between sanity and insanity. JANE searches that line out, toys with it, revels in it, and then takes a running leap right over it. 

    Salem Oregon sets the stage for Crazy Town, where the mental hospital sits smack dab in the middle of the city― halfway down Center Street. It is an apt placement when you consider the character of the city and yet it begs the age old question; was it the chicken or the egg? 

    Whether it is ... more

  • The Eighth Day

    by Joseph John

    A warning from a stranger. "Nothing you know is real. Your name isn't Shawn Jaffe, you're not an investment broker, and you're not from Ohio." But the stranger is murdered before he can explain.

    Now Shawn isn't sure who he can trust. Even his own memories are suspect.

    Someone is watching him, controlling him, using him. To survive, he'll need to find out who and why.

    But the stakes are m... more

  • Black & White & Dead All Over: A Lost Hat, Texas, Mystery (The Lost Hat, Texas, Mystery Series Book 1)

    by Anna Castle
    What happens when the Internet service provider in a small town spies on his clients' cyber-lives and blackmails them for gifts and services? Murder; that's what happens. Penelope Trigg moves to Lost Hat, Texas to open a photography studio and find herself as an artist. Things are going great. She's got a few clients, some friends, even a hot new high-tech boyfriend. But when Penny submits some nude figure studies of him to a contest, she gets hit with a blackmail letter in her inbox. "Do ... more
  • The Widows Guild

    by Anna Castle
    London, 1588: Someone is turning Catholics into widows, taking advantage of armada fever to mask the crimes. Francis Bacon is charged with identifying the murderer by the Andromache Society, a widows’ guild led by his formidable aunt. He must free his friends from the Tower, track an exotic poison, and untangle multiple crimes to determine if the motive is patriotism, greed, lunacy — or all three.
  • Death by Disputation

    by Anna Castle
    Thomas Clarady is recruited to spy on a group of radical Puritans at Cambridge University. Francis Bacon is his spymaster; his tutor in both tradecraft and religious politics. Their commission gets off to a deadly start when Tom finds his chief informant hanging from the roof beams. Now he must catch a murderer as well as a seditioner. His first suspect is volatile poet Christopher Marlowe, who keeps turning up in the wrong places. Dogged by unreliable assistants, chased by three lusty women, ... more
  • Murder by Misrule

    by Anna Castle
    Francis Bacon must catch a murderer to regain Queen Elizabeth’s favor. He recruits handsome Thomas Clarady to chase witnesses from Whitehall to the London streets. Everyone has something up his pinked and padded sleeve. Even the brilliant Bacon is at a loss — and in danger — until he sees through the disguises of the season of Misrule.
  • Blood Brothers: A Jarvis Mann Detective Novel

    by Randy Weir
    Jarvis must search his heart to forgive and help his big brother Flynn, who he cares for but can’t trust at the same time. Flynn, has dug himself a hole he can’t climb out of, one filled with lies, deceit and peril. Soon both are caught between Feds and gangsters, leading Jarvis to a confrontation with an evil worse than anything he’s encountered before. A monster who may leave Jarvis, and all those he holds dear, dead.
  • Moscow Machination

    by Ian Maxwell
    In 1945, Stalin imprisoned a team of Nazi scientists and forced them to think beyond the nuke. Now seven decades later, they are finally ready. A Russian President cornered by sanctions and a Russian Analyst unencumbered by legacies team up to revive Russia's past glory. Thinking beyond the nuke, the duo unleashes a Russian roulette of international intrigue and tomfoolery. Missing Siberian Tigers, South Beach parties on aircraft carriers, Shenanigans in Pyongyang make this macabre medle... more
  • A Racket in the Burbs

    by Ben Broeren
    Ron McCallister, an Army veteran working as a bouncer at a Chicago suburban strip joint, isn't your typical hero. The only thing he cares about other than keeping an eye on sleazeballs and passing the time with bourbon and books is his dying aunt. But when the mob tries to take out both he and stripper Carey Sullivan, the duo hit back. In their race to survive, a passion explodes between them as powerful as their need to clean up the town and set things right.

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