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by Gregory KoppIn his most dangerous mission yet, Richard Cordwell, the handsome Scotland Yard detective, discovers another royal conspiracy! While the manhunt for the assassin of Abraham Lincoln absorbs a nation, a new president begins to wield the power of Reconstruction, as a dream of freedom arises above the devastation of a defeated Confederacy. Based on a true story, this exciting adventure is set among the capitals of Europe and Washington City, Scotland’s famous castles and the American South in the af... more
by Rabeeta AbbasSynopsis: Dead By Sunrise is a compelling dystopian-fiction compilation of a post-pandemic novelette and two flash fictions. All three stories in the book are different from each other. The first story, named Picture Perfect, is a post-pandemic novelette with a twisted plot revolving around government conspiracies. It narrates a tale about how the future after the Global Pandemic seemingly ends might look like, ending with the protagonist trying to unravel the "mystery" of the virus dying. ... more
by Lori Duffy FosterLisa Jamison has done well for a single mom who got pregnant at fifteen. She’s a reporter at a well-respected newspaper and her teenage daughter is both an athlete and honors student. Though their relationship is rocky these days, Lisa has accomplished what she set out to do. She has given her daughter the kind of life she never had. But all that changes when Lisa sees her daughter in the eyes of a dead man. The cops call it a drug killing, but Lisa doesn’t believe it. She knows her ex-boyfri... more
by Emily GalloKate and Lawrence drive through the desert on their way home from vacation and find a young girl sitting by the side of the road. Who is she? Where is she from and where is she going? Why is she there? When and how did she get there? What can they do to help? The girl won't speak, but that doesn't deter them from embarking on a journey through central and southern California to find the answers.
by Bill LeFurgyDr. Sarah Kennecott does not believe in ghosts. But after her dead sister appears in a dream to forecast a murder, Sarah knows she must find the killer. Solving the case requires Sarah to deal with suspicious characters, including a shady academic, an imperious grande dame, and a spiritual medium with a shocking secret. Sarah’s detective partner Jack Hardin remains haunted by a massacre witnessed overseas. Focusing on the murder pulls him back from the abyss—along with his faith in the medium’s... more
by Khaled TalibThe Pope is missing. Three specialists, tasked by a secret organization to find him, are led down a treacherous path. Will they succeed?
by Colin KerseyGray Reynolds' world is violently upended when assassins wound him and kill everyone else aboard a speedboat. He then learns from his dying wife that she helped steal $100 million from a notorious drug cartel. Gray's only hope of staying alive is to disappear. Forced to flee, Gray searches out a remote trout fishing farm in the foothills of the North Cascades that seems to be the perfect hideout. But his identity is not the farm's only secret. Traumatized by the childhood loss of her mother t... more
by Pete WilkeExploring the ephemeral meaning of its title, CONFIDENTIALITY jumps into the tumultuous world of private practicing attorney, Robert Sinclair, currently tangling with a crumbling marriage, a persistent brain injury, and an alluring associate, while defending the most complex, and potentially dangerous, civil case of his career. A slate of colorful characters bring to life a narrative that’s compelling from a legal standpoint, provocative from a psychological one, and as wildly entertaining and u... more
by Darryl BollingerHow far would you go to save your dying sister? Justin Reeve, a scientist working for a small research lab, stumbles across a sacred Cherokee tree, the source of a powerful ancient remedy and thought to be extinct. When he secretly creates an extract from the tree and gives it to her, her improvement leaves doctors confounded. Meanwhile, a global pharmaceutical firm has offered to buy the lab. Surrounded by lies and deception, Justin battles powerful foes willing to use any means necessary t... more
by Don AlexanderThey say the sports world mimics the real world. It does—but there’s a lot more sex, money, and betrayal. Blake Brennon is an investigative reporter for a national sports magazine. He knows morality isn’t big in his industry, but murder is a whole other matter. Blake has always been protective of cheerleaders, but when one ends up murdered, he finds himself in the middle of the investigation. Blake and the local sheriff’s department have a good relationship. Petula, the deputy sheriff, is the... more
by Jane A HobdenIn the UK in 2017, only 5% of prisoners were female and the average custodial sentence length was 10 months. Imagine if you will, a sickening acid attack carried out by a female, a loving mother, on a teacher at her daughter’s school. Part 1 plunges straight into the Prosecution witness statements giving their accounts of the evening of the 27th June 2017. It is alleged that the Defendant entered the Thurston’s home in a campaign of terror, and threw acid into Dan’s face causing him disfigu... more
by Kevin G. ChapmanControversial quarterback Jimmy Rydell’s body was found naked – on the Central Park carousel. Who killed him? How did he get there two days after he disappeared? . . . And why was the body frozen? Jimmy’s team just wants to move on, after collecting on the $20 million insurance policy. Jimmy’s teammate – the one who threatened to kill him – swears he wasn’t there. Jimmy’s bodyguard says he had the night off. Was Jimmy the victim of a racist attack? Or was he collateral damage in a mo... more
by Michaelbrent CollingsSome call it the Machine. Some call it the SINC. It’s the most dangerous thing ever created. And it’s fallen into the wrong hands. --- Tyler “Book” Malcolm has lived a life on the run. Off the grid, out of sight of the authorities. Hoping to escape a terrifying secret; to outrun what he has seen and what he has done. Kane is an assassin who, with the help of the Machine, possesses the ability to assume the identity of anyone he wishes. He can strike without warning, and kill without... more
by Thomas EgliseA SPY IN QUARANTINE The coronavirus is deadly. Track and trace did not turn out well for Takis Soulivakis. * A Spy in Quarantine tells the story of two grad students who track the spread of Covid-19 from an infected patient who, unknown to them, is a U.S. spy employed by the CIA. When the grad students published a thesis of their findings — which was written for them by a ghostwriter — they are murdered. The ghostwriter who wrote the article — a dropout named Takis Soulivakis — knows he... more
by Laura Breck
Ex-military operative Lottie Nightshade is enjoying civilian life helping her widowed sister raise three teenagers. When a last-minute job interview turns out to be blackmail, her peaceful days are over. Lottie is given two choices, and the least deplorable of them is doing wetwork for an eccentric millionaire.
Philanthropist Dane Harrington has no option but to blackmail Lottie Nightshade. Dane was contracted to terminate a bomber who threatened to level a new arena in St. Paul, Minnes... more
by E.J. YerzakA pharmaceutical giant is on the verge of a revolutionary medical breakthrough. But behind the promising new treatment lurks a dangerous secret that the company will do anything to protect. Lincoln Webber, a renowned cyber professor, is looking forward to some time off to binge on reality TV shows. But when he finds his apartment under surveillance, he soon discovers he is caught in a web of national security, espionage, and deceit. A cyber sleuth in a high-stakes pursuit, used to dealing in bit... more