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  • Swimming Monkeys: Genesis (Book 1 in the Swimming Monkeys Trilogy)

    by Steve Hadden
    An Impossible Promise…A Remarkable Discovery…A Decision for Mankind… When Ryan Webster is summoned to a Miami hospice by his dying grandfather, he knows his hero’s life is about to end. A renowned zoologist and founder of the world’s most famous primate park, his grandfather tells Ryan about a remarkable species of monkey kept secret by the Webster men since their discovery in 1926, the year after the Scopes Monkey Trial. Ryan makes an impossible promise when he’s told he has a unique gift a... more
  • MURDERED TWICE

    by Linda Heavner Gerald Gerald
    MURDERED TWICE SYNOPSIS: Slowly the sweet, thick nectar, produced by hundreds of bees, magically formed in hives scattered throughout the small town of Honeyville, Florida. Famous for Tupelo Honey and purple azaleas; the stoic residents, of hot steamy summers, hid their secrets well. Even the revered ladies, famous for their patriotism, had collected ancestral facts; best left buried in crumpled sheets of yellowing tissue decades old. Detective Sue Gibbs, methodically chipped away at the... more
  • Sins of Summer

    by Linda Heavner Gerald Gerald
    SYNOPSIS: SINS OF SUMMER Audrey Brock thought of herself as a “golden” girl. Her dream life shrouded her as the cocoon of a metamorphosing butterfly. Suddenly, everything changed. Her gorgeous, wealthy husband fell for another. Her best friend tired of her. Wine and food became a crutch. Her beautiful appearance changed into an overweight woman who no longer cared about such trivial matters as appearance. When she thought things could not get worse, her best friend arrived late one eve... more
  • From 12th Street to Opportunity

    by G.L. Vogwill
    The book is inspired by the widespread evil which seems to have plagued our society so deeply, it seems impossible to drag yourself out. Jim Lisette is the main character in the book, who is an unfortunate victim of the unforgiving disease: gun violence. More often than we’d like to admit, the legal system is not sufficient enough to bring justice to the criminals or the victims. Jim suffers from a similar situation, the police aren't able to provide him justice, so he sets out taking matters... more
  • Blackbeard's Lost Treasure

    by Caleb Wygal
    A three-hundred year old mystery from one of the world’s most notorious pirates . . . An unsolved murder from 1982 . . . A treasure map uncovered . . . The adventure of a lifetime for two friends could lead to fame and fortune, or to their deaths. Deep within the archives at a museum in Raleigh, NC, researcher and recent college graduate Darwin Trickett makes the discovery of a lifetime: the diary of Blackbeard’s wife, Mary Ormond. As he examines the ancient journal, a folded map fal... more
  • CONNECTIONS - ISBN 13: 978-1-63505-017-2

    by Jacqueline Wein
    Played out against Manhattan's brownsstones, tree-lined streets and gloomy pre-war apartments, CONNECTIONS brings together an intriguing cast of New Yorkers -- senior citizens, a gay pair, a social worker finding love, a couple with a troubled marriage, a lonely office manager -- who come together through their love for animals, and join forces against the menace that threatens some of them.
  • DEATH IS THE COOL NIGHT and LOST TO THE WORLD

    by Libby Sternberg
    Two mysteries by an Edgar nominee: DEATH IS THE COOL NIGHT: On the eve of America's entry into World War II, a tortured pianist can't remember the night his nemesis, an opera conductor, is killed. Did he do it? Or is the murderer his beautiful and troubled new love? A dramatic story with operatic overtones…. LOST TO THE WORLD: Ten years after the war, Detective Sean Reilly finds no peace. His wife is gone, he has to raise two boys on his own and solve a complicated new case: the murder of a r... more
  • Dear Dad, A Novel

    by John Hazen
    John Foster is a product of the ‘60s. The question is: which ‘60s? Leading a sheltered, cozy life growing up in the small town of Fairbrook, Massachusetts, John is plucked from his secure cocoon in 1969 and dropped into the maelstrom of the Vietnam War. As he witnesses and participates in the horrors of war, John literally feels his very soul, as well his will to live, eroding away. His redemption only comes after he is seriously injured and awakens to find himself in 1862 Tennessee where he joi... more
  • Fava

    by John Hazen
    Francine Vega, a beautiful and talented New York Action 6 News reporter, aspires to cover more than transit strikes and 3-alarm fires but she gets more than she bargains for when her latest story requires she risk her life to keep the world from plunging into World War III. A chill runs down her spine when PowerMax jackpot winner, Alan Westbrook, reveals that he is devoting his entire $450 million fortune to avenge his brother, who had been killed at the Pentagon on 9/11. Teaming with FBI Speci... more
  • This Madness of the Heart

    by Blair Yeatts
    Bad religion is deadly. So professor Miranda Lamden discovers in This Madness of the Heart. Eastern Kentucky's dark hollers offer fertile soil for shady evangelist Jasper Jarboe as he beguiles a small mining town with his snake-oil charm. A miasma of evil paralyzes the tiny community when he invokes fears of the vengeful spirit of an antebellum voodoo mambo, and only Miranda can halt its spread.
  • Moment of Impact

    by Caleb Wygal
    Lucas Caine is an average high school student leading an uneventful life in a small West Virginia town. He plays on the football and basketball teams, and has a crush on a girl, Elizabeth, who barely knows that he is alive. That is, until something rare happens in this small town: a new family moves in. Enter Jake Schofield: an enigmatic and mysterious character who is in the same grade as Lucas and Elizabeth. Immediately Jake does something causing Lucas and the girl of his dreams to come t... more
  • A Murder in Concord

    by Caleb Wygal
    Meet the Mahoney's, one of the richest families in the state of North Carolina. Owners of the wildly successful Mahoney's line of restaurants, they are a picture-perfect family and pillars of the community of Concord—until the morning the owner, Trent, is found dead in the middle of the highly secure Mahoney's, Inc. parking lot. There are no witnesses and no suspects. Trent seemingly had no enemies, leaving the police baffled. The only person who appears on the police’s radar is Trent’s assistan... more
  • Fatal Consequences

    by Geoff Williams
    A senior police officer is brutally murdered at a bogus domestic disturbance in an unoccupied house in a quiet street on Sydney's North Shore. Assigned to the case is the infamous chief inspector Stephen Dunn with his sidekick, Detective Sergeant Raymond Ellis, from Sydney’s largest police headquarters overlooking the iconic Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. The finger points to several suspects, one of which has them travelling across Australia to Perth where Dunn has the daunting p... more
  • Dr.wonky

    by George Pullen
    Billy and Nina have no idea how the golden cylinder wound up in their tree fort. They do know they can’t open it, although—Billy cuts his hand trying. Fortunately for Billy, the twins know who can help with Billy’s cut: their eccentric friend Doctor Wonky. After healing Billy’s hand with his patented Wonky Aid Oil, the good doctor takes a long, hard look at the cylinder. He doesn’t like what he sees. The cylinder isn’t from Earth and could be very dangerous. Billy proves Doctor Wonky right... more
  • Murder Served Hot: The 5th Nikki Hunter Mystery (Nikki Hunter Mysteries) (Volume 5)

    by Nancy Skopin
    Murder Served Hot is the fifth in a series of mysteries featuring P.I. Nikki Hunter. The only child of a Cossack and a former nun, Nikki is an independent private investigator who lives aboard her sailboat in the marina complex where she also rents a ground floor office. In Murder Served Hot Nikki is hired by Brooke Evans, a woman who is considering a marriage proposal from her CPA, Stanley Godard, but is concerned about his recent behavior. While Nikki is watching Godard’s office the situation... more
  • Strays of Rio: A Thriller

    by Edith Parzefall
    Death squads, drug lords, homeless kids, and one woman vigilante: an explosive mix on the streets of Rio. Lisa Kerry witnesses a private death squad attack street kids close to her bookstore. When the police take no action, she vows to purge Rio of the ruthless killers. To keep him out of the line of fire, she must quell her affection for the one man cut out to exorcise the demons of her past. Drawing strength and rage from the abuse she suffered as a young girl in a juvenile detention center... more

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