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by J.L. Askew
by Russell W. JohnsonAs if being a woman sheriff in the West Virginia coal fields wasn’t tough enough, Mary Beth Cain’s life is complicated by the fact that the local hillbilly crime syndicate is run by her mother, Mamie. It's an association that, along with Mary Beth’s head-busting ways, has her staring down a corruption investigation when she gets a surprise visit from Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Connelly. Twenty years earlier, Patrick was Mary Beth’s high school sweetheart, but they broke up because Mary B... more
by Drew RogersIn the near future, following years of anarchy and insurrection, with society craving law and order, an autocrat arises. That it is a machine is a sign of the times. Panoptes draws praise for its non-partisan efficiency and apolitical decisions. But when it begins extrapolating profiles, predicting crimes and executing innocent people, horror sets in. Gabriel Ross is the world’s greatest salesman, successful because he identifies what an individual wants and provides it – at great profit. ... more
by Luca StormA planned bombing in New York. A bureaucrat with ulterior motives. One lone wolf standing between the innocent and bloody carnage. Luis Fuentes longs to quit the violence-riddled border. But when the undercover DEA agent is contacted by a would-be-terrorist, he jumps in to probe for details before an extremist plot unfolds. And when the FBI Director tells him to quietly string the man along, the street-smart operative's instincts tell him his superior is playing dirty pool. Luis survives c... more
by P.R. MaxeyAfter scraping up the courage to break up with her abusive boyfriend, gossip flares, people take sides, and Lorien Cruz is quickly targeted as the school pariah. But no one knows of the abuse Lorien silently endured while she was with Chase, and she can’t tell anyone because they’ll never believe her. Because, in the tiny, sleepy town of Rayne Haven, Maine, Chase Barton is the “it” guy. He is the captain of the football team, Homecoming King, and every parent’s favorite guy. Chase isn’t the t... more
by S T CameronWhen eleven-year-old CJ Kask and his Young Explorer friends help their archaeologist parents find artifacts from a steam train that crashed off a bridge in the early 1880’s, they discover that the ghostly train continues to haunt the small town and crashes off the bridge again and again. The key to unlocking the mystery of the Phantom Express involves a gold pocket watch and an unused ticket for the doomed train. Will they be able to solve the mystery and put the more than one hundred souls o... more
by Melanie Lageschulte
October brings beautiful weather to Eagle River, but there’s a dark side to Kate’s next season.
Autumn finds Kate Duncan settling in at her farmhouse, even though its dated interior has her dreaming of updates that’ll have to wait. Because between her shifts at the post office, helping her family with harvest, and adopting a rescue dog, her hands are as full as her heart.
But country life takes an unnerving turn when a neighbor’s ... more
by Parker T. MattsonKilling Liberty is a highly disturbing and thought-provoking crime novel. It boldly confronts the issue of modern emerging depravity in an already corrupt little southern Alabama city, as discovered by hardened ex-Detroit PD homicide detective Derek Raiford. He's brought in as the new Chief of Police after the last police chief (a well-connected, loud-mouth bully) is disgraced when caught in the middle of an underage sex scandal.
by Richard MeyerSYNOPSIS The nights are drawing in. Frost will soon shroud the valley and a cat creeps silently through the trees. She is not safe and needs a place to hide. Horrific wildlife crime is uncovered by youngsters holidaying in the remote Scottish Highlands, yet no-one seems to care: ‘Oh, that’s what happens’ they say. But it’s not good enough for Sammy Leigh besotted by wildcats, or even her twin brother David, who is more entranced by history and dislikes cats. Young Jojo’s mercurial inten... more
by L.J. SellersWhat if, without warning, you had to run and leave everything behind? Remi Bartell faces that terrifying moment and takes only her dog to start over with a new life. Just as she settles in, lightning strikes her. Remi temporarily loses her memory and makes one small mistake—that costs her everything. The crime-family patriarch she’s hiding from kidnaps her and plunges her into his personal vendetta. The trauma reveals buried memories from her old life that will either destroy her or save h... more
by Louis van Schalkwyk
"This book reads like an Agatha Christie novel, with a stick of dynamite attached!" - Eoghan Egan - Author of 'Hiding in Plain Sight' and 'The Other Side of Fear'.
Marine Biologist Dr. Maggie Reid and her science team set sail for the Puerto Rico Trench, where destiny in the form of an undocumented species awaits, which she hopes will catapult her career and provide a glimmer of light into her tumultuous personal life.
Halfway through their jour... more
by Louis van SchalkwykA riveting, debut crime-thriller in the tradition of Lee Child, James Patterson and Harlan Coben, that features life and death action-packed chills in every chapter! Ellis Neill wakes up next to his family one morning, just as he had done for the last ten years, unaware that it would be his last taste of freedom. His life soon spirals out of control and he is cast into a remote prison in the Arctic wilderness where nothing is as it seems, the inmates rule and a sinister figure wants him and h... more
by Margaret FentonWhen the office of black mayoral candidate Dr. Marcus Freedman is bombed, Claire Conover is drawn into another mystery. While Marcus is found safe, his campaign manager Jason O'Dell is found dead in the rubble. Claire's office gets a call about Jason's daughter Maddie who was left at her daycare, who becomes Claire's latest charge as she investigates what happened. But what—or who—is behind this attack? Turns out there are more questions than answers when it is revealed that Jason O’Dell is l... more
by Whitaker Wordsworth
Amnesia plagues Hanna, a first-year university student on a quiet New Jersey campus alarmed by the sudden disappearances of victims also suffering from amnesia. Her decaying relationship with Theo, a motorcycle riding student in New York City, may shed light on her amnesia, but he cannot explain why she only forgets about him. Theo one day brings her an ominous Japanese inscription to translate that may hold the key to much more than just her own amnesia, but she can’t quite remember wh... more
by Linda GriffinSweethearts Eric Leidheldt and Desiree Chauveau are spending a weekend at his uncle's cabin when they encounter two strangers cutting wood. Eric is knocked unconscious, and Desi is viciously attacked. The following day two police officers come to their apartment to arrest Desi. Her assailants are dead, murdered with an axe, and her fingerprints are on it. She confesses—but is she really guilty? Eric is determined to stand by her, but the physical and emotional effects of the attack severely chal... more
by Craig Kunce and Lauren Kunce
Ellie Anders and Lex are on the case! It looks like someone is up to no good in the quiet town of Oak Forest. Ellie’s beloved dog, Sammy, has been kidnapped. Other dogs are missing from their neighborhood, too: a pug named Ozzie, a husky named Holly, and a Chihuahua named Bruno.
Ellie and Lex set out to solve this mystery. One-by-one, they gather clues, follow suspects, and try to find the missing dogs. Will they save the dogs in time?