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by Laura HonkenEven with money, good looks, a loving husband and a beautiful stepdaughter, Ella Dalton suffers from severe anxiety and self-doubt. But, when her husband is the prime suspect in a murder investigation, she must find the courage to uncover the truth—no matter where it might lead. Living on their six-hundred acres of land in southwest Minnesota, all Ella wants is to enjoy a quiet and secluded life with her husband, Matthew, and his daughter, Ava. However, with Ava’s mother and stepfather livin... more
by Elisa NolfA funny, nail-biting adventure set in Sydney, Australia involving 10-year-old Leonie and her brother Lionel. After finding a green suitcase washed up at the beach, the pair must solve bizarre riddles, figure out clues, find secret items, escape from a tv-addicted nanny & steer clear of royally suspicious characters! But do they have what it takes to solve the madcap mystery, before time runs out?
by Ken Tentarelli
In Renaissance Italy, young lawyer Nico Argenti is a member of the Florentine Security Commission charged with defeating threats against the Florentine Republic. The first hint of trouble comes from Nico's sister, who tells him that boys are going missing from the orphanage. She persuades Nico to look into the matter, but before he can do so, he is sent on an official mission to investigate reports of a rogue band of mercenaries operating close to the Florentine border.
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by Eric StoffleWhen Cameo Fox's agent insists that ex-cop, Joe Rampone, provide security for the media starlet against unnamed threats, Rampone grudgingly takes the job. Now a detective from Rampone's old department wants to dig up an unsolved kidnapping case that has haunted him for years. With assassins gunning for his client, Rampone knows time is short to unravel a mystery that has already claimed two kidnapped girls and a series of murders. Torn between providing Fox the protection she needs and solvin... more
by Don SedeiCome chase the minutes of Kachada Toscano. A tortured soul fleeing from a death that constantly stalks him. Where the unlikely tale of two parallel universes—the chilling traditions of the Comanche tribe and the ruthless code of the Sicilian Mafia—mysteriously intersect.
by vanester williamsGrowing up, Laura never knew her father or even his last name. Many years later, an encounter with a stranger would drastically impact her life and cause her to question her own identity. Then through a spiraling chain of terrifying events, she learns there’s an unknown enemy who appears to stop at nothing to do her harm. Meanwhile, she carries a painful burden of a dark haunting secret, hidden unforgiveness, and low self-esteem. Her story begins and ends with reflections on lessons she learn... more
by R.G. Roberts
Commander Alex Coleman is no hero. Just ask him.
It’s 2037 and Alex is one more disobeyed order away from kissing his naval career goodbye.
He used to be high speed, the kind of officer on the fast track to submarine command. Then he threw it all away trying to save a few civilian lives from his glory hungry commanding officer. No pain no gain, right? Alex isn’t sorry he did the right thing but being everyone’s favorite scapegoat isn&rsq... more
by Theasa Tuohy
Three women and a child are caught up in an international sting when the 4-year-old refuses to let her nanny pack her Bugs Bunny suitcase for a weekend trip from Paris to Prague.
by Chloë WalfordEvery Bird Loves to Hear Himself Sing... To her aunt and cousins, Ophélie Davenport is as wise as she is inaccessible. Behind her gaze she hides a harrowing past, one she must confront when her uncle and guardian inherits Baudières—the ghostly estate from which Ophélie was banished as a child. The year is 1881, and the Belle Epoque is arriving to sweep away the remnants of France’s old world order. But the glitzy, gated community to which Ophélie returns is unrecognisable in its own way; t... more
by Stephanie RoweIn this new mystery series from New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Rowe, the irreverent, underappreciated, and alarmingly talented Mia Murphy risks it all to do the right thing…even if it means doing the wrong thing. A high-octane, feel-good romp starring women you'll wish were your best friends, an inconveniently attractive cop, a posse of gray-haired quilters with a fondness for margaritas, and an eccentric town with more secrets than Mia's con artist mom. "An enjoyable and susp... more
by Sahlan DiverMike Denning thinks he's secured a perfect job. Step by step the perfect job becomes his worst nightmare. Twenty-two year old graduate, Mike Denning, takes employment in an experimental town on a remote island off the coast of Ireland. Fascinating location, excellent wages, food and accommodation all paid for, fine seaside summer weather, and a gorgeous young lady boss who happens to be unattached. If only the place weren't so strange. As Mike begins to investigate, he realises he too is bei... more
by Sahlan DiverJournalist, David Buckley, walks into a murder scene. Only one problem — the murderer doesn't exist, so now Buckley's the chief suspect, and he's on the run. Can he prove his innocence – and his sanity? David Buckley’s obsession with fellow student, Alison Tindell, led to hospitalisation for mental illness. Thirty years on, Buckley, now a successful journalist, receives a phone call from Alison, inviting him to visit. That same evening a murder occurs; Buckley is accused, and Alison, his only... more
by Tom BattOld Wounds: A Nick Shelby Case and Other Crime Stories is a collection of 15 short crime stories from dark detective noir to domestic murder, crossing time periods as far back as the Victorian era and into the near future. Some with a twist of horror, science fiction or the supernatural. Each story revolves around intriguing characters with twists and turns and on occasion a sting in the tail. In the title story, private investigator Nick Shelby is struggling to move on from the abrupt and un... more
by Kate Jessica RaphaelThe future is now. Roe v. Wade is history. Abortion is becoming illegal state by state, with the South leading the way. Virginia is the latest domino to fall. Mollie O’Shay, a retired nurse-midwife from California, packs her bags for Richmond to work in an underground abortion clinic. She starts seeing clients an hour after she steps off the plane. Soon she meets Toni, an alluring, possibly gun-toting anthropology professor. But Mollie isn’t quite who she appears to be, and secrets from her past... more
by Lisa KingWelcome to Blue Haven, the world's most lucrative condo corporation, so exclusive that only five lucky residents live in this lush, tropical paradise, housed in a top-secret location. Among them is twenty-five-year-old Aloe Malone, an introvert and former waitress who traded bussing tables for lengthy sleep-ins, ocean dips, Michelin-star restaurants, spectacular sunsets, and unlikely new friends-all thanks to a spurious lottery win. Life's good. Damn good. That is, until Aloe discovers a jou... more
by Chiuba ObeleDylan Woodger is a college student who is captured and tortured by the mafia. After amnesia obscures the last three years of his life, Dylan learns that he has stolen three million dollars from a ruthless mafia boss. When, how, and why – he doesn’t remember. But someone betrayed him and gave him a drug that erased his memory. He was then given over to be tortured. Determined to recover his memory, Dylan begins delving into the events of the past. But as each new piece of the puzzle falls into pl... more