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by Thomas FinchamCan a father murder his only child? Kyla Gardener’s dead body is found on her bed one early morning. She had been stabbed multiple times. Her father, Paul, has blood stains on his shirt and his fingerprints are all over the murder weapon. Paul has no memory of what happened. Private Investigator Lee Callaway was also at the Gardener residence on the night of the murder. He had been following Kyla’s mother, Sharon, who was having an affair with her yoga instructor. When all evidence poin... more
by Frederic Martin
It's autumn. It's high school. Will is dealing with unwanted fame while Blue flies under the radar, but for how long?
Will is healing and wishing life would return to where it was at the beginning of the summer—peaceful and fun. Blue, meanwhile, finds that high school life is much more tolerable than she expected thanks to a new friend and a surprise mentor. But deep in the foundation of Westbury, a crack is forming that threatens to undermine everything t... more
by Daniel G. MillerIt is said that the greatest chess grandmasters envision a match’s outcome ten moves before it occurs. Imagine a person who could visualize ten steps ahead not only in the game of chess but in every human interaction. Imagine a person who could see a punch before it was thrown, who could anticipate what you say before you said it. Imagine a person who could see the chess game of politics, economics, and power itself unfold long before it happens. Imagine a book that could make all of this pos... more
by S A Passmore
Two women. Two plans. Two husbands in their way. And one river that could solve all their problems.
Alice has a plan to escape her husband and start a new life. She chooses Marcy as her accomplice. But Marcy has plans of her own, and Alice finds herself the chief suspect in a murder investigation. Out of her depth, Alice steers her small boat down the river towards the sea in a desperate bid for freedom.
Set on and around the river at the edge of London, Cross Deep... more
by J. KilburnTwo mutually exclusive lives meet in a time and place where one of those lives shouldn't be. This singular and horrible event begins Heaven's Door, a Novel: a lurid, riveting, and cautionary tale of what happens when a spur-of-the-moment decision - throw in your lot with a cute biker boyfriend who you know far too little about - snowballs into major regrets and danger. The initial event results in the murder of an undercover police officer and follows a woman - the sole witness of the murder - ... more
by Alessandro Boccaletti
War through biological weapons
In a suspenseful espionage thriller that combines geopolitical intrigue with a full-blown international medical crisis, an American virologist must work with his Russian colleagues to stop the spread of a global pandemic.
When Chinese-backed forces kick off a war through biological weapons, including a genetically modified ancient Mongolian super-virus, doctors from all over the world must work together t... more
by Guy Morris
SLVIA . . . decades ago, an AI program escaped the NSA Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, and has never been re-captured . . . true story.
Derek Taylor, fugitive hacker and contractor to the National Security Agency is living under the name of a murdered best friend, hiding from powers who still want him dead. Taylor’s ties to a terrorist hacker group called SNO leave him open to investigation by Lt. Jennifer Scott, the daughter of a Joint Chief—a woman determined to go to any l... more
by Michael A. SistiA discredited power attorney gets fired and struggles to survive. The helpless widow of a recently deceased client, calls him seeking advice and comfort. Now retired, the lawyer has a chance meeting with a desperate co-founder of a failing company. This trusted advisor, hired to save his clients, uses his legal skills to ruthlessly prey on their companies. For these entrepreneurs, their business represents their life, their future. It’s an emotional rollercoaster ride as they are betrayed,... more
by Iulia C. Bocaneala'The Heart of An Eye' represents an unique fiction novel that explores — the facets of the human condition, including the function and role of society, the nature, and motivation of human acts, the purpose of life, ethics or morals —the role of experience or reason in the development of knowledge, whether there exists free will. The novel presents an ambiguous and ironic projection of the ideal state— for a future in which society is entirely based on logic and modeled after mechanical system... more
by Christopher Webster
Kids call it The Compound - an endless wilderness enclave where teens rule and everyday is a fight for survival. A world out-of-time where an elaborate youth culture has arisen out of violence and scarcity, and all live under the thumb of unseen masters who have ultimate control.
15 year-old Marcus Riley is the Compound’s latest enrollment. A delinquent, kidnapped from his inner-city apartment, he awakens alone in the wilderness. Left with nothing but the clothes on his back and a... more
by Christopher Webster
The compound is in chaos! Following the victory against Talon’s vicious clan, a wounded Adam struggles to lead his united tribe of loners and control New Horizons. But as rumor and paranoia sweep through the ranks, threatening to end his short reign, a mysterious message arrives that puts everyone’s loyalty to the test.
Meanwhile, Marcus, Elle and Scab struggle to adjust to the outside world in the wake of their daring escape. Who can they trust as they work to discover more... more
by Lynn Morrison
A dead chef. A ruined gala. And the ghosts didn't see a thing.
As Oxford's new Head of Ceremonies, Natalie Payne's first task is to plan St Margaret's autumn gala. However, her plans are dashed when she finds their famed chef dead in the kitchen.
And then a centuries-old cat informs Nat she has her own magical legacy... and responsibilities. A murder in the halls is a sure sign that something has gone wrong with Oxford's magical prote... more
by Byron TD SmithHenry Lysyk is a Vancouver-based accountant whose penchant for the underdog has cost him his career and his marriage, and inadvertently earned him the gratitude of an eclectic mix of characters willing to repay a favor. How much more is Henry willing to lose for the strangers he lives with, as the trail of a ﬁfty-year old ransom leads a murderous treasure-hunter to his doorstep? Windfall: A Henry Lysyk Mystery blends ﬁction and true crime to provide a “What if…” answer to what happened after DB... more
by Marjory KaptanogluA time-travel tale of love and murder… In the summer of 1973, Cassie returns to coastal New England after her first year away at college. The next day, her hometown boyfriend, Julian, is implicated in a brutal killing. Seven years later, a spark from a small meteorite gives Cassie the ability to travel through time without altering it. Revisiting Julian in the past makes her fall in love all over again. Convinced of his innocence, she goes back to witness the murder and the events leading ... more