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by P. Anthony MichaelIf Gail knew Uncle Perkins' stories were true, she wouldn't have taken her friends up that mountain. The plan was simple. Hike, camp, and ride the zipline back down the mountain. But Uncle Perkins' stories are true, and the horrors are real. Now the simple plan is the only plan they have to get off that mountain or disappear, remaining there forever.
by Rick LenzColleagues of Frank Gaines, a half-Apache, Arizona desert town police detective, know him as a courageous man. Gaines doubts that. He suspects he’s afraid of not behaving courageously. He goes into therapy. This creates a new problem: he is falling in love with his therapist, a striking, full-blooded Apache woman, Sunny Kacheenay, granddaughter of a great shaman, who has mystical gifts of her own. A distant maternal relative of Gaines dies by shotgun blast. Against her own best professional i... more
by Brown MohamedThings took a turn for the worst for Mark when his wife, Rachel, passed away. But he's got other matters to deal with. A demonic entity stalks him. And he's just found out he's a healer. Join Mark as he travels down an unfamiliar path, discovering a world filled with lies and deception. But the worst was not being able to make sense of what was real anymore. Between life-changing decisions and troubling questions, a dark conspiracy reveals itself and faces Mark.
by RUBEN ELUSTONDOA wealthy woman is abducted in the parking garage of an upscale mall. The investigation will uncover family secrets that could have triggered the incident. Adultery, shady business practices, a double life, and illegal gambling are part of the labyrinth the investigators will have to go through. A couple of failed escape attempts provide the story with action and suspense and then the end will come after the victim is released by police in a dramatic rescue operation. In the end, the woman's joy... more
by Edward WebsterNineteen years ago, a bizarre mother-son preaching team, Sarah and Jeff Lamb, disappeared. Now, in 2020, with the country in a Covid-19 panic and an election frenzy, Jake Christian goes missing. Jake’s hot wife, Hannah, asks detectives, Stan and Bud, to track him down. They aren’t first rate sleuths, and both have feelings about Hannah. She’s either lovely and caring or a manipulative bitch. They also have long-distance relationships with Donald Trump. One idolizes him. The other thinks ... more
by Claudia Ricci AuthorIt's 1883 in northern California. A young Dominican nun is dragged from her convent, accused of seducing and murdering her cousin, Antonie. He suffers from syphilis and has written a pile of erotic fantasies, spinning her into a flamenco dancer and incriminating her for the crime. More than a century later, Gina Rinaldi, a writer suffering from depression, finds herself literally immersed in the story. Gina's link to Sister Renata is an old Mexican housekeeper, Señora Ramos, who lures Gina b... more
by Diane VallereWhen a junior copy editor at the local newspaper mistakenly uses interior decorator Madison Night’s life story in the obituary of a recently deceased woman with a similar name, Madison’s life turns upside down. Addison Nigh, a once in-demand jazz vocalist, had fallen into obscurity, and her death notice surprises only those who thought she died decades ago. Canceled lines of credit and a swarm of condolences to Madison’s loved ones are just the tip of the iceberg, but when the decorator discover... more
by J.J. HernandezIt’s the summer of 1977 and a suffocating heatwave has enveloped New York City. On the brink of financial ruin due to an ongoing fiscal crisis, and with a crumbling infrastructure stretching public resources to their breaking point, the city is on the precipice of catastrophe. Organized crime syndicates, gangs, and outlaws rule a city overrun by crime, poverty, and violence. Socialite Carolina Lynch has been kidnapped by one of these gangs and is being held for ransom in one of the five boro... more
by Brent MonahanIn the waning days of World War II, as Germany’s last fortress, the city of Berlin, prepares to fall, one man survives by following his father’s words: “Stick your neck out for no one. Depend on no one. To survive, you will think only of yourself. You must become absolutely ruthless!” His self-serving quest takes an unexpectedly dangerous turn when his guise as a decorated – and very dead – soldier earns him a detective’s badge with the Kriminalpolizei, or Kripo, Germany’s police forc... more
by Halo Scot
In the heart of America’s Second Dust Bowl, amid drought and raging heat, Isobel Walsh weaves a web to survive.
There is a strange new girl at Happy Hearts.
The strange new girl says strange new things.
“Daddy’s ashes. Mommy’s ashes. Sissy and Buddy both fell down,” she says.
“There’s something wrong with Isobel,” they all say.
Isobel has behaved, though. She hasn’t hurt anyone since she arriv... more
by Kate Francis
Private Investigator Kenna Devlin, still recovering from injuries sustained in her last case, agrees to track down the guy who "ghosted" her friend. He was a security guard at a pharmaceutical company, and he vanished without a trace. She quickly realizes he isn't the first person at Cantaldi Pharmaceuticals to die, nor will he be the last. When her lover, FBI Agent Paul Smith, disappears while investigating a cold case at the same company, she frantically digs into her own fami... more
by Mark Anthony PowersIt’s April 2024, and a mysterious visit from FBI agents interrupts a quiet evening at Dr. Phineas Mann’s house. Worsening climate change is leading to more difficult asthma cases, and Phineas is tasked with investigating a novel drug treatment with Dr. Marie Porter for the pharmaceutical giant, SynMedical. Marie has just returned to North Carolina 26 years after her single mother abruptly extracted her from the sixth grade to disappear without explanation into the rural Northwest. Meanwhile, t... more
by R.L. FinkAfter a week of nothing, things are going seriously weird at Maple Ridge Middle School. First, Jamie “Burners” Burns, is asked to be the substitute teacher for the chemistry class, then the class experiments go horribly wrong...and it isn't Mickie's fault. The new man in charge, Principal Morgan, wants to pin the blame on the school's girl genius but Mickie is certain that someone else is behind the whole thing. With only a couple mysterious substances left behind as clues, a strange school-wide... more
by Mike BennettAn extrajudicial entity outside of the US government conducts clandestine operations to put an economic wedge between a burgeoning alliance: Russia/Iran/Turkey.
by Anthony C. PattonIn the Digital Age, cyber espionage is on the rise, with the heavyweight fight between the United States and China taking center stage. After a series of devastating cyberattacks, Colonel Lance Reed, a patriotic intelligence officer with DIA, teams up with CIA and FBI to pursue Lieutenant Colonel Li, China's most lethal cyber spy. After Colonel Reed scores a major victory to prevent the next cyberattack, he finds himself entrapped as past events surface and test his limits. After a brilliant che... more
by Novella Jean
Thia, a woman in her late twenties, has aspirations of one day running a boutique hotel. With an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for hospitality, it’s no surprise that as soon as she wins the lottery she starts pursuing her dream right away. Blairmont Manor seems like the perfect location for her business, but shortly after she moves in, strange events lead her to believe the historic mansion may not actually be empty. Intriguing, eerie, and suspenseful, The Bell Lady of B... more