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by Dorothy MurraySergeant Kenkorry thought he’d found the perfect hideout in a secret log house in the dark wilderness of Deadman’s Mountain. He’d been sought for atrocities against his fellow sergeants and many innocent civilians in his war-torn country of Korenith. The sergeant, a fugitive and the subject of a worldwide manhunt, had remained in his mountain hideout until justice found him. A mysterious incident in the dead of night brought an end to the fugitive and his wife. His daughter escaped to the nearby... more
by Owen SmithWhen Bobby Parrish discovers severed body parts in the local canal, so begins a tangled web of events tethered to the darkest secrets of Lorendale—a town accustomed to delinquency, but unprepared for the truths to be pulled kicking and screaming into the light. The evidence points to only one suspect, a man whose questionable involvement in another suspicious death continues to haunt the community one decade later, yet whose exoneration and attempts to rebuild his life since have not spared him ... more
by Halo ScotCorporate America: a psychopath’s wet dream. It’s Alex Osman’s playground. After losing his wife, he drowns in crime to support his motherless kids. A new job offers freedom, but freedom demands sacrifice. Crime doesn’t commit itself.
by Charles HarnedFast-paced and gripping, agent Michael Larson, member of an obscure team buried deep within the American intelligence community, is charged with uncovering a nationwide conspiracy when a prominent scientist is kidnapped on the same day extremist riots rock central Virginia. The team, formed to analyze domestic threats, is alarmed when clues point to prominent members of the federal government being involved in the scientist's abduction. Against the orders of his superiors, Larson digs deeper int... more
by Don W HillJ. D. Brewster was the youngest member of his medical school class and one of the few accepted into the dual-training MD/PhD program. Sadly, his promising career went permanently off the rails when he became a lightning rod for a series of tragic and dehumanizing events which caused Brewster to spiral downward into an ever-deepening quagmire of moral decay that also enveloped everyone around him. Years later when Brewster finally becomes the last man standing in a previously orchestrated act of ... more
by Terry AmbroseApartment manager and amateur sleuth McKenna wants a break from solving murders. Too bad his best friend, wannabe PI Chance Logan, doesn’t feel the same. Chance has found a case he thinks McKenna’s going to love—the death of prominent attorney Julian Carr, and the theft of a 125-year-old necklace that’s worth a quarter of a million dollars. Before long, McKenna’s feeling pressured from all sides—find the necklace, solve the murder. Sure. Why not just add save the world?
by Jill DearmanAcademic geniuses, Wilhelmina “Will” Reinhardt and Dorothy “Dolly” Raab, become roommates at Barnard in the early 1920s, a time when college for women was a rarity. Socially awkward Will, grieving her mother’s death, is fascinated by Dolly, a beautiful, charming rebel with an insatiable taste for adrenaline. Both musicians, they come alive at Harlem jazz clubs, and Prohibition-era speakeasies. Dazzled by the world they are discovering together, their romance ignites. But while Will is obsessed w... more
by Richard I LevineThere’s a killer loose on the island of Oahu. His targets? Young, native-Hawaiian women. But it also appears that he’s targeting and taunting Honolulu police detective Henry Benjamin who knew each victim and whose wife, Maya, had been the first name on that list. In addition to battling his personal demons, this New York transplant’s aggressive style didn’t sit well with his laid-back colleagues who viewed Henry’s uncharacteristic lack of progress in the investigation as evidence that fueled ong... more
by Tom HoganEverything is going Gabe Russell's way. He's successful in his new job, he's a martial arts expert, his novel's about to be published, and he's got a crush on a woman at work that appears to be reciprocated. There's just one problem: Gabe is a priest. And he's coming undone.The Empty Confessional is a story of righteous vengeance-and its costs. Torn between his attraction to his former teacher and his calling, Gabe finds release for his religious and sexual frustration through violent penance-re... more
by Sarah HualdeStalking an old nemesis… …she discovers a hidden plot. As a deceptive advisor is snuffed out. Penny Nicols brings her “gift” to Billington. Searching for her sister, she’s determined to stand her ground. One woman holds the keys to Penny’s link between her past and the present. When is history better left buried? When the Raven is the one telling the story. Dinah, Penny’s old advocate, is struck down before her eyes. Penny’s long-distance friend T.C. continues to help her tr... more
by Jason ParentBy-the-book Detective Asante Royo can only clean up Fall River’s filth for so long without getting dirty. When he’s called to an apparent suicide at an apartment complex notorious for its prostitution and drug trade, he doesn’t shed a tear for the life wasted. Yet something about the scene haunts him, and when his investigation gets swept under the rug, he has a hard time living with the stain. Jaden Sanders is an unstable loner who lives across the hall from the crime scene. When three men bre... more
by Diane VallereFashionista Samantha Kidd’s new role as style columnist for the local paper encourages her to attend events and discover new trends. But when an out-of-the-blue invitation to visit an acquaintance arrives, standing out is the last thing she wants. The acquaintance is the heiress to a pretzel fortune—or she would be if she were free. Instead, she’s quietly serving a double life sentence after being convicted of killing her media mogul husband. When new evidence surfaces, the heiress is ready to b... more
by David Kudler
Can one girl stop a killer?
The future of Japan hangs in the balance, and it's up to a girl who likes to climb to save the day
Two armies have descended on the Full Moon, and the war that has torn Japan apart for over a century threatens to destroy Lady Chiyome's school for young shrine maidens (and assassins).
In this thrilling sequel to Risuko: A Kunoichi Tale, Risuko must face warlords, samurai, angry cooks, a ... more
by Valerie J. BrooksHer sister is dead. The FBI, the mob, and a stalker all played a part. Now they’d better watch their backs… Angeline Porter won’t budge from her convictions. After getting disbarred for breaking the rules to put a criminal away, the former attorney still believes in doling out justice. So when her troubled sibling takes her own life, Angeline’s quest for the truth turns into a frenzied hunt for vengeance. Caught in a whirlpool of grief, her relentless chase for answers exposes an ugly chai... more
by M. G. FaustTressa Harrison, a timid social worker, has always seen the best in people. After a robbery rocks her sense of security, she quits her job and moves to suburbia. She loves her cozy new neighborhood but things aren't always what they seem. Her plans to devote time to settling into her home and volunteering are upended when her friend Laura Mills is murdered and Tressa is named as a person of interest. Claire Taylor is a prim street-smart woman. Her nephew is accused of murdering a drug dealer... more
by Edward HochsmannIt is a time of international crisis in Europe, with Russia threatening Poland and Lithuania, NATO mobilizing, and leaders on both sides talking openly of war. Far from the crisis point, a Russian bomber flying near U.S. airspace southeast of Miami collides with a U.S. fighter, triggering the accidental launch of a nuclear-tipped hypersonic missile toward Florida. The missile is lost from radar—all anyone knows is that the warhead did not explode, and the missile did not crash on land. Both g... more