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by Brian Ray BrewerEmerald Greed is an adventure set in the Pantanal, vast, inhospitable wetlands in the center of South America at the headwaters of the Rio Paraguay. This book tells of the emerald trade, cocaine smuggling and of politics as practiced in Brazil. The story begins with Jack Tate in Rio de Janeiro, working to reestablish the industry contacts he had prior to leaving for Africa to trade in the "blood diamonds" that were fueling the Angolan Civil War. This African venture which ended in a Zairian pris... more
by Ashley BrandtAfter participating in a television dating show, Maggie Simons is ready to settle back into her small-town lifestyle; but when her ex-beau and reality tv hunk Grayson Wynters is found murdered in his vacation home, Maggie has some questions. When Maggie herself falls victim to a stalker, her former friend and sexy Private Investigator Damon Ybarra is her only ally. The clock is ticking as Damon and Maggie hunt this hunter before Maggie becomes his next victim; Only what if the culprit is closer ... more
by Avraham AzrieliWhat if the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol were successful? The Plot to Save America takes place in 2024, as the Capitol lies in ruins and Americans live under martial law. When a Domestic Terror Tribunal condemns a famed Baltimore detective to death, the race is on to find a secret document that could exonerate him while exposing the truth behind the Capitol attack.
by Frederic Martin
Running from her past, Blue finds herself crashing right back into it in this exciting and emotional finale to the Vox Oculis trilogy.
Vox oculis ability allows Blue and Will to delve into the hidden thoughts behind people’s words and emotions, but what happens when that insight leads them astray?
Blue’s unexpected encounter with Babineau’s bodyguard causes her to disappear in the belief that it is the best path to protect herself, her friends, a... more
by Nicole DiekerJoin Larkin Day on her first mystery! Larkin Day just moved back home—at 35 years old. With no money, no job prospects, and nowhere to live except her mother's guest bedroom, Larkin is pretty sure this is the worst thing that's ever happened to her. Then her mother signs her up for community choir. Then the accompanist asks her out—and stands her up. Then he turns up dead. Larkin didn't kill him, of course—but she quickly learns that there are plenty of other women who might have ... more
by Jane TeshTheodosia "Teddy" Ballard knows nothing about community theater, but when the stage manager for "Little Shop of Horrors" takes a tragic header down the costume lost stairs, she agrees to fill in for the sake of her actor friend, Will. Then one night when Teddy is alone in the theater, she meets George Clancy Everhart, the theater ghost, who tells her the former stage manager was murdered, and he wants her to find the killer. Teddy's investigation, the rehearsals, and all the theater superstition... more
by Robert Allen MiltenbergSurrounded by pools, the trick for Bobby Moscowitz was not slipping in the one thicker than water.
by Elizabeth AkinniyiA thrilling and cinematic love story of a father and child that will trigger your wildest imagination. After the death of his wife at childbirth. Lance Stone lives with the pain of her demise, His daughter Emily became the sole reason for him to live and he swore to love her all his life. But his past insecurities start to cause a thrift in his relationship with his daughter as she grows older. Emily Stone is an overpampered youth who goes rebellious against her father and their relationsh... more
by Brian BowersA beautiful woman disappears without a trace in the dead of night. Her husband is the partner of the man who was the last to see her. The search is intense, and the police are singularly focused on that man. He is desperate to prove his innocence, and he enlists the help of his family to uncover the truth. Suspicions mount as lies are uncovered, and new evidence appears. The authorities are fiercely searching for a suspect. As more individuals become part of the mystery, the twists and turns o... more
by Dennis DorganThe Narcissism of Small Differences is my debut novel. It is a fast-paced police procedural that grew out of my interest in politics, history, law enforcement, Russian criminal gangs, dark matter, Ojibwe culture, the subconscious mind, dreams, psychopaths, the many forms of narcissism, and the City of St. Paul’s criminal-friendly past.These all came together in a dream several years ago that led me to write this book. I had several purposes in writing this off-center novel. First, I wante... more
by Mark GilleoChief of police, Charlie Gates, is haunted by his sister’s decades-old unsolved murder. A native son of the small city of Williamsburg, Virginia, Gates has spent his entire adult life in pursuit of justice for his only sibling. When fingerprint evidence from a recent robbery is linked to the cold case, Gates taps a seasoned homicide detective, Luis Millares, to assist with the investigation. Given the personal nature of the case, Millares knows failure is not an option. When the investigation... more
by Nathan PettijohnHerb is a fixer, a social media manipulator, an anonymous barracuda in a sea of wealthy marks. Blackmail, character assassination, fraud—it’s all in a day’s work. When a quick scam introduces Herb to a cold-blooded director on a quest to film the Marquis de Sade’s Justine, Herb enters a world of porn stars and celebrity sociopaths, massage parlors and murder. Herb is building a family. He’s trying to build a conscience. But most importantly, Herb will get his money, no matter how many live... more
by Shelly FromeJosh Bartlet had figured all the angles, changed his name, holed up as a small town features writer in the Blue Ridge. He’d just give it a few weeks more and then begin anew, return to the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut and Molly (if she’d have him) and, at long last, live a normal life. After all, it was a matter of record that Zharko had been deported well over a year ago. The shadowy form Josh had glimpsed yesterday at the lake was only that—a hazy, shadow under the eaves. It stood to reason... more
by Leah CuppsWill Harley Find the Missing Mayan Statue & Save the World? Amateur cryptologist Harley James has just landed in the sticky jungle of Tikal, Guatemala—home to the famous Mayan ruins. She’s made a few friends, a few mistakes…and a ground-breaking discovery. The legendary statue of the long-lost Mayan King. Just as she is about to impress her father with her discovery, the statue is stolen. Right from her own room! And what’s worse? The legend says if the statues of the three kings are... more
by Kim HaysBern, Switzerland—known for its narrow cobblestone streets, decorative fountains, and striking towers. Yet dark currents run through this charming medieval city and beyond, to the idyllic farmlands that surround it. When a rave on a hot summer night erupts into violent riots, a young man is found the next morning bludgeoned to death with a policeman’s club. Seasoned detective Giuliana Linder is assigned to the case. That same day, an elderly organic farmer turns up dead and drenched with pes... more
by Adonia Holden-Dunivan
America Burke is no stranger to disappointment. Resigned to a somewhat dull life as a wife, mother, and now grandmother instead of the exciting life she’d planned as an agent of the FBI due to a problem with her fingerprint card, she never expected that someone would want to frame her for murder.
But when the inevitable happens, not everyone agrees with how America handles the situation. In fact, no one does. But wily America Burke, determined to prove her own innocence, continual... more