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by J. E. StaabWhen a State Police officer is murdered on his own front porch, the governor asks for the Pennsylvania Department of Investigation to take the case. The ensuing inquiry ties the murder to a group of drug-dealing kids in a small Pennsylvania town, and Jordan Bell goes undercover as a high school student to infiltrate the gang. In the meantime, Jordan is pulled deeper into an FBI investigation of a huge crime syndicate and becomes involved in a human trafficking operation tucked away in rural We... more
by RA FerrellClaire's world is everything, but normal. In Will she finds the part she is missing. Can Claire bring their two worlds together… Without getting everyone killed?
by Jim ChristopherHawk’s life is a secret. Wanted for murder, he hides from the law on a marijuana plantation in the Texas hill country. The violence of his past pales against the depravities he endures on the farm: dangerous and miraculous secrets he must protect if he wants to survive. Then a cunning stranger arrives bearing a grudge from Hawk’s past. The outsider unleashes his sinister preternatural ability in a frantic lunge for the farm’s most innocent soul. As the bloody standoff erupts between the dark ... more
by J.J. GreenTerror stalks the quiet streets of Cambridge. When a family solicitor is viciously stabbed to death in his own home, the respectable citizens of Cambridge are shocked to the core. Crimes of this brutality are unheard of in the sleepy university town. For DI Shauna Holt, it’s as though she brought trouble with her. Newly transferred from London’s Metropolitan Police Service, the burnt-out, jaded detective was hoping for a quieter life, but her experience makes her the ideal candidate to lea... more
by Kenneth ArbogastA U.S. Coast Guard small boat is found adrift in the Canadian waters of Lake Superior. The four-person crew is missing. The crew made no distress calls, and merchant freighters passing through the area reported nothing unusual. Facing challenges from Congress and other nations, the Coast Guard's commandant summons a Coast Guard special agent to investigate the disappearance. The investigation uncovers a smuggling operation that threatens to destroy a vital international shipping route.
by Haris OrkinA young actress, involuntarily committed to City of Roses Psychiatric Hospital, plunges James Flynn into a dangerous new adventure when she claims one of the most powerful producers in Hollywood is trying to kill her. Still convinced he's a secret agent for Her Majesty's Secret Service, Flynn springs into action, helps her escape and finds himself embroiled in a battle with a dangerous sociopath worth billions. In the process, he uncovers a high-tech conspiracy to control the mind of every hu... more
by Craig A. HartMaxwell Barnes is an archeologist and the son of an archeologist. He and his companion, friend, and brother since youth, Axel Morales, have been treasure hunting for their benefactor Myron Crabtree, in the jungles of Guatemala. This area, not coincidentally, is also rumored to be the location of the last great city of the Maya, the legendary Ahrum. When Max meets a man who appears to be a young Maya skateboard punk, his entire world is turned upside down as he hears the true story of the city... more
by Jeff ShannonThe Masked Man and the Orphan Girl is a suspenseful murder story set in a small Mississippi town in the 1980's. Cranberry Farmer, a teenage girl who has lost her parents, flees from her adopted home. Her ordeal, survival instincts, and new life frame the central perspective of the story. Off-setting her world is the "masked man," who is a killer with a bizarre ritualistic pattern. The reader is kept guessing about who he is, and why he behaves as he does. The county police, particularly the enig... more
by Michael StanleyWhile digging a trench for a new water project, a backhoe operator unearths the skeleton of a long dead Bushman. Kubu and Scottish pathologist, Ian MacGregor, are sent to sort out the formalities, but the situation rapidly gets out of hand. MacGregor discovers eight more skeletons—a massacre of Bushmen including women and children. However, the locals deny any knowledge of the event. When an elder of the village is murdered at his home, the local police believe it was the result of a robbery go... more
by Tina Beattie
"John's limbs are still stiff with cold. He dreads going out there. He has a sudden horror of finding them all dead or disappeared. The silence is so absolute. ..."
What horrors have come to haunt Father John as he hears confessions on Ash Wednesday? Who is the stranger in the confessional threatening to do "pure evil", and what does this haunting appearance have to do with the traumas of John's past?As Lent unfolds, John finds himself caught up in events be... more
by M.J. HoltStella Fargo goes to a rural community to close the home of a dear friend’s missing daughter. Stella finds a body dump is across the street, an abused young girl is living in the house, and a woman who may have made children into angels. Her living children are tiny, except for one early-teen who is a rape victim. Physical and psychological violence threatens Stella and the family who were close friends of the missing woman. Through this harrowing situation, Stella meets the area’s lowlife and t... more
by Rima Ray
Meet Dr. Ruby Roy. She is a twenty-nine-year-old, goofy, warm, and absent-minded professor in her third year at Baron University, located a few miles from the Falls. A plus-size woman of mixed Indian and Canadian roots, and cursed with an overactive imagination stemming from watching too many Bollywood and Disney films, Ruby is struggling to make her mark and stay out of trouble. It doesn't help matters that she keeps stumbling into a series of embarrassing incidents, even as she desperat... more
by Manuel RoseOn the evening of an impending winter storm, in the quaint suburban town of Merryville, New York in February 1969, fifteen-year-old Avalina Bishop becomes the victim of a cruel and heinous crime committed by her best friend and four other classmates for being an alleged witch. What they don’t know is that Avalina was given a special gift from her grandmother, who is a true witch from Salem, Massachusetts, enabling Avalina to walk the Earth once more. Over fifty years later, Avalina’s soul is rea... more
by Dr. Philip EmmaMick wakes up in the opulent house of Lawrence Figgalo, a New York City Union boss. Mick's been drugged, and he's with Lawrence. But Lawrence has been murdered! Mick tries to extricate himself from the situation, but each move he makes puts him in even deeper. Mick learns that Lawrence has an identical twin brother who has come up North to visit. And he learns that a certain mob boss has a hit man that looks just like Mick. And Mick's client has identical twin daughters who've gone missi... more
by Steven F. FreemanToday’s UV Index: Lethal Deep inside the sun, magnetic lines of force are growing…building in ways not experienced for a millennium. When a pair of increasingly severe solar storms disables internet, communications, and GPS for millions around the globe, helioseismologist Greyson Finn fears the imminent arrival of a cataclysmic super flare, a magnetic explosion of the sun with the potential to obliterate life on earth. In a desperate bid to help the world prepare, Finn and his fellow sc... more
by Valerie J. BrooksShe’s tough, cynical, and out for revenge. Can she capture her prize without sacrificing her last breath? Kauai. Angeline Porter is worn to the bone. Hiding out with only a rescue dog for company, the disbarred defense attorney knows killing two mob bosses makes resurfacing impossibly risky. But when an undercover FBI agent offers to exchange a shocking family secret for her acting as bait, the driven woman can’t resist the lure. Digging into the twisted truths her parents kept hidden, Ang... more