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by Bradley CarterYOU DON’T NEED SLEEP TO LIVE A NIGHTMARE Everything in Sierra Preston’s life is almost as perfect as the weather she predicts. It’s not until she survives a freak accident when her world gets turned upside down. With her newfound ability to solve complex math equations, she is able to predict a devastating storm which could result in death and destruction. But her new gift comes at a price. When insomnia leads her to insanity, Sierra will soon learn the truth.
by Bradley CarterThe city’s children are vanishing with no hope of ever returning home dead or alive. At the heart of this nightmare is a brutal mercenary whose name alone strikes fear into the hearts of those who know it. The only chance anyone has for survival rests in the hands of Avery, a cop who’s as tough as they come. But it’s not until she’s brought to her breaking point when she finds the courage to face this pure evil head on. There exists a fine space between vengeance and forgiveness. A distorted b... more
by Bradley CarterThings worse than death are secrets that should never be told. When evil confronts evil, the most brutal killer has a price to pay. “Craze” is an unnerving and unsettling emotional thriller that takes you into the mind of the most daunting of criminals. When you are hit with a twist, this story grips ahold and twists you again. In the end, it may leave you with a warm but broken heart. “Craze” is a standalone novel, but it also picks up where the author’s debut novel “Red Flags” left off. Its... more
by Bradley CarterThe past continues and leads us to a future where bad things await. Darren Holt tries to convince his therapist, Dr. Ellis, to accept that history is warning her of an imminent living nightmare. It's important she recognizes the signs for the sake of her children, who may very well be in danger. Regardless of the evidence her patient presents, she remains skeptical. However, as Darren tells the second half of his story, he battles with his conscience to decide whether or not the good doctor des... more
by Bradley CarterWith the help of his therapist, software engineer Darren Holt struggles to put his tragedy behind him. He’s a survivor in a tale of lies, betrayal, and bloodshed. His experience was life-changing, and all he wants now is to leave it behind where it belongs—in the past. Unfortunately, bad memories are not so easy to escape, and in this case, for good reason. To Darren, reliving recent history has brought back forgotten details. Things that seemed to have been trying to warn him long ago, before ... more
by Richard OpperThe Body in the Barrel is a crime novel set in 1973 San Diego, where a Harbor cop and a producer of X-rated films join forces to unearth the past, facing hard truths about their own histories despite opposition from San Diego’s conservative establishment and the Chinese Tong.
by J.B. Manas
Julian Black avoids people. Tormented by the ability to experience their most intimate, painful memories with a single touch, he reluctantly begins using his skill to assist tenacious Philadelphia police detective Lela Mars. But his life is soon upended when he’s captured by an equally gifted man claiming to be from his past—a suave master thief who can make people forget.
Now this mysterious stranger is ordering Julian to obtain a vital government secret that could shift th... more
by Marlene RidgwayWhy did I lie? I hadn’t planned on lying. When that stranger handed me the journal and looked at me with his wide, desperate eyes, I wasn’t planning anything. I intended to give it to whoever asked for it. This wasn’t some elaborate plan or a scheme. I just didn’t open my mouth. It was like my mind decided without me that I should hang on to it. *** All Maggie wanted to do was photograph an old bridge and avoid thinking about the recent death of her mother. What she wasn’t planning to fi... more
by Ken MacQueenJake Ockham had a dream job, investigating nominees for the Pittsburgh-based Sedgewick Medallion—the nation’s highest civilian award for heroism. Obligations drag him home to the gritty Pacific port of Aberdeen, Washington, to edit his family’s newspaper. Trouble follows as medalists Jake vetted go missing. He is a suspect in the disappearances, and unbeknownst to him, a target of the kidnappers. Aided by resourceful friends, the trail leads to the Dark Web where imprisoned medalists are force... more
by Kevin G. ChapmanBe careful what you wish for . . . Rory McEntyre is a lonely trusts & estates attorney who plays the hero inside video games. Then, his old flame, Monica, walks into his office with a $60 million winning lottery ticket and a world of trouble. Monica’s husband, Tom, is dead, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot. A homicide detective considers Monica a suspect, so Rory must be her criminal lawyer. Thugs from Tom’s shady business think Monica has incriminating evidence Tom stole from th... more
by ARTHUR KERNSMurder, Intrigue, and Romance in Sunny Tuscany. CIA officer Sandra Harrington takes the lead and hurries from her Paris apartment to Tuscany to assist her partner Hayden Stone who has escaped death from a suicide bomber. To find and neutralize the terrorists, Sandra travels to Cyprus and Beirut and only escapes death by outshooting a murderous gang. Meanwhile, former FBI agent Hayden Stone pursues a terrorist mastermind who is intent on overthrowing the Saudi Arabian monarchy and blowing up Flo... more
by Claire M. JohnsonIn 1930 San Francisco, the bridges haven't yet been built, and although Prohibition is still in effect, the speakeasies are thriving. The Moore Detective Agency is two months and several fifths of whiskey away from closing its doors. When the wife of one of the most prestigious bankers knocks on their office door asking them to look for her wayward stepson, it could be the lifeline they need to keep the agency going. Unfortunately, Detective Nick Moore’s current client is his bootlegger, and the... more
by Stephanie GlennonReeling from the late-night knock on her own steel-reinforced door after her husband is murdered in Manhattan, homicide prosecutor Barbara Warren follows her grief-compromised intuition to Massachusetts. In the Commonwealth's "County of Vice Presidents," a sociopathic chameleon has launched her latest scheme, enlisting the protection of a corrupt small-town police force. She may hold the answers to the brutal crime. She also may be after the only family Barbara still has.
by Don Nordstrom
This is a unique book and fascinating story, where seven developmentally challenged adults (8 if you count Dave the volunteer) go camping in the wilds of National Parks.
Dave, who somewhat volunteers to go along on the insane 10-day trip, soon discovers he is the challenged one from his corporate world. He has little patience for anybody, including himself, and consistently thinks about losing Ray in the woods.
Other than Dave, and Rachel the leader, the seven adults are aliens whe... more
by Valerie J. BrooksAngeline Porter craves a return to normalcy. But when the former criminal defense attorney receives an alarming text, she races in desperation to Florida only to find a ransacked apartment, a poisoned but alive dog, and a missing half-sister. Determined to rescue her sibling, she follows a trail of shockingly incriminating clues and plunges into a life-or-death fight with the Boston mob. Taking advantage of old ties with a charming FBI agent and trying to outsmart a violent syndicate boss wit... more
by AJ StewartTo Miami Jones, fishing is a pastime best done with a cooler of beer and low expectations. So when a cable TV personality hires him to investigate irregularities in a competitive fishing tournament in Spanish Wells, Bahamas, Jones is less than enthusiastic. He expects to find a bunch of old geezers kicking back with lazy rods and a bucket of worms. What he finds is a high stakes and big money game, where winning is measured not in inches and pounds but in views and sponsorship deals. Befor... more