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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 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
by Kathleen BaileyFive days before Halloween, fall turns frightful in Apple Station when a child’s drawing entangles Olivia in a murder at a park lake. Olivia’s hometown is gearing up for its annual Halloween festival, and pumpkins, corn mazes, and autumn vibes are everywhere. All is cozy in the crisp fall air as excitement builds for the costume parade on Friday. A casual Monday lakeside picnic lunch with her forever friend, though, sets off a chain of events that catches Olivia in the wrong place at the wron... more
by Monique GliozziDr Maxwell Stein, a seasoned child psychologist practicing in New York, is about to head off on vacation, when the past comes back to haunt him. A visit by a former patient, now a mysterious adult, takes him by surprise to deliver a priceless gift. Her simple message, sets the wheels of his conscious and subconscious mind in motion till he is on the verge of derailing. His family, concerned and frightened by his changing attitudes, feels helpless. Is Max bordering on insanity or is there still h... more
by Jordan WintersIt’s an ordinary school day . . . until there’s a mystery to be solved! When a lunch goes missing, the Crime Fighters Club tackles the case and tracks down every clue. Everyone believes the class bully is the thief. Then his lunch goes missing too! Can the Crime Fighters identify the lunch thief before another lunch goes missing? What if the lunch thief isn’t trying to be mean? What if he (or she!) doesn’t have a lunch—ever? Join Marybeth and her Crime Fighting Club friends as the... more
by R.J. LyonsA young woman with a disfigured face gets involved in a murder and a mass poisoning.
by Patricia ChildersBig city Chicago Police Detective, Ella Flynn, is summoned to the small town of Prosper, Georgia, when her father, Ray Flynn, is killed. A second murder amps up the investigation. Mayor Big Dick Wheeler’s son, Junior, is tagged for one of the crimes, and Bobby Dean thinks the burglar did it, but Ella has her own theory. She has to find Larry-with-the-Limp, because he has all the answers. Ella’s Police Chief wants her back in Chicago. She’s running out of time. Going back to Chicago will lea... more
by Becky FladeIn the rubble of a massive explosion that rocked Philadelphia, bones are discovered beneath the remains of a row house. Assistant Chief Medical Examiner Trudy Beasley prides herself on providing answers and closure to victim's families, but the mystery surrounding the skeletal remains is something she's never seen before. Could whoever did this still be loose in the city? Trudy’s instincts demand she pursue the truth. Forensic anthropologist Benjamin Roberts disagrees. Ben sees the puzzle ... more
by Preston FlemingEXILE ENDGAME BY PRESTON FLEMING An opposition leader to a totalitarian American regime, seeing his chances of toppling the regime slip away, strikes a desperate final blow. In EXILE ENDGAME, sequel to EXILE HUNTER, renegade State Security Officer Warren Linder returns to London in 2031, nearly a decade after his escape from a Yukon corrective labor camp. As a leader of the exiled opposition against Unionist rule, Linder remains a target for assassination by his former State Securit... more
by Daniel RehmAn estranged family preparing for the annual Wisconsin gun deer hunt carries on completely unaware of how their lives were about to change forever. Motivated by greed and jealousy, eldest brother Mason Owens hatches a nefarious plan. He nearly thought of everything except the intrusion of an unknown hunter with stark raving blue eyes. When the dust settles, a historic scene sends shockwaves across the country and provides fuel for campfire stories for generations to come. Justice, as fleeting... more
by Dana CameronReporter Amy Lindstrom has just witnessed the sudden, suspicious death of the powerful arms dealer she’s been investigating. Jayne Rogers, the deadly covert operative assigned to work with the arms dealer, has been accused by her boss of killing him, as well as turning traitor and picking off her former colleagues one by one. The only one who believes Jayne is being framed is Nicole Bradley, whose technical skills are as stealthy and lethal as Jayne’s abilities with her fists and weapons. All th... more
by C. H. Henry Hsu
Described as “The Da Vinci Code meets Bruce Lee”. Perfect for readers looking for: action-adventure, world travel, mystery thriller, multicultural representations.
Carved out of a mythical jade in the 8th century. The symbol of the first Dragon Emperor, Qin Shi Huang. The legitimizing device of the Throne—the Heirloom Seal of the Realm.
Sebastian Lee, a fresh college grad, who originally only intends to teach English in Taiwan for one y... more