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by Jean PaetkauWritten for readers aged 6-12, the excitement of Rumpa and the Snufflewort begins when the siblings discover magical bubbles pouring out of the taps in their house instead of water. They soon meet up with the fantastical Snufflewort who need the help of Yacob and Baley for a daring rescue mission. The children and their new friends must battle a cat that might be a dragon and face the terrors of the green vugga.
by Ron McManusJake Palmer, investigative consultant and former US Navy SEAL, has signed on as a contractor with a top-secret US Joint Special Operations Command team in Islamabad, Pakistan. Palmer and his JSOC partner work to uncover a suspected mole and gather intelligence regarding the security of Pakistan’s nuclear weapon arsenal as the country prepares for war with India over control of the disputed region of Kashmir. Fears regarding security of the weapons escalate when Pakistan decides to deploy its ars... more
by John HarringtonReefer plus revenue: the endless opportunities to benefit society, arrived through an entertaining, suspenseful and poignant story.
by LARA REZNIKMEMOIR MEETS THRILLER: Set against a 1969 psychedelic love-in backdrop, The Girl From Long Guyland is shared through the eyes of Laila Levin when decades later, an unsolved murder pulls her reluctantly into her past. A dramatic collision of then and now -- entwining family, marriage, profession and ethics. Laila enjoys a successful marriage and a thriving career as an I.T. executive in Austin, Texas, but she can't quite shake her lifelong sense of not truly belonging anywhere. When her com... more
by Cynthia Huijgens
In Boy Between Worlds: The Cabinet of Curiosities, twelve-year-old Max Mead discovered he could travel back in time with objects from his grandfather’s cabinet of curiosities. In book two, The Novice Collector, Max spends his days learning to master the cabinet’s ancient magic, escaping at night with his new friend Youssef to explore the streets of Cairo. When the Lieutenant, leader of a local antiquities trafficking gang, resurfaces with a plan to steal treasure belonging to the ... more
by Stephen W BriggsDavid is pulled from his bed; he is seven. His father, freelancing for British intelligence, is identified while attempting to assassinate a terrorist. Now a wanted man, he must relocate his family from Northern Ireland to Canada. David is raised in the family’s business. A business that, eliminates those that can’t keep secrets, sells weapons around the world, and hides those that need protection. As a teen David struggles with his future in the family business and his mother’s desire to have... more
by Stephen W HolgateKip Weston, young scion of a fabulously wealthy American family, has become a wanted fugitive. Out of money and desperate, he flees his seedy quarter of Paris one step ahead of a private detective and heads for the countryside. Here, he falls into a job with the Celeste, a small tourist barge plying the canals of Burgundy. Kip quickly finds that in running from one peril he has landed in far greater danger from another. A tale of mounting suspense, it ends in a spasm of violence that closes all ... more
by Nikki Stern
Macabre Murderer Ices True Crime Devotees
What do a bartender, a priest, and a librarian have in common? They all work in New York City. They’re all true crime fans. And they’re all dead, courtesy of a predator with a chilling need for respect.
Lieutenant Sam Tate is in the Big Apple to investigate her own tragic past and reconnect with remaining family. She’s pulled onto the case of the Dry Ice Killer, as the malicious murderer is known, by an old friend, now an... more
by Magda Alexander
What’s a bright young woman to do when her brother becomes the main suspect in a murder? Why, solve the case of course.
England. 1923. After a year away at finishing school where she learned etiquette, deportment, and the difference between a salad fork and a fish one, Kitty Worthington is eager to return home. But minutes after she and her brother Ned board the Golden Arrow, the unthinkable happens. A woman with a mysterious connection to her brother is poisoned, and the murderer... more
by Gabrielle K. Chevalier"...this would never happen to me so there must be a logical explanation to what is going on..." All seems normal and well from the outside. But something doesn't seem quite right to this little girl, she knows there is more than what appears. A certain horror is lurking within her family, will she uncover the secret? Is the demon haunting her there for a reason?
by John Michaels
In the blink of an eye, Robert Jake’s perfect life became hell.
Jake, a radio talk show host with a pregnant wife, had the perfect life until, in a moment of “Patriotic Stupidity” he decided to stop talking for a living and start shooting to help his country.
Deployed to Iraq, he barely made it home alive, shot-up and full of shrapnel, after a fatal ambush.
Moves is a mixture of single parent meets thriller, action, and suspense in bucket loads. If you like... more
by V.S. Kemanis
An unsolved murder. A teenager in peril. Two cases, lives in turmoil, fates manipulated by officials wielding the power to help—or harm.
In the dead of night, on the eve of New York City’s lockdown, a well-respected man is murdered, setting off a perplexing tangle of missed clues and political scandal. Former prosecutor Dana Hargrove, now an appellate judge, is determined to expose the media lies and false accusations targeting her friends and former colleagues. A limping cr... more
by C.L. ColyerTwelve-year-old Zach is convinced he'll never be happy without his best friend Jeremy by his side. But both of their lives changed with a bang five months ago, and as far as Zach's concerned, it's his fault Jeremy will never see his twelfth birthday. When Zach moves with his family to a Chicago suburb, he quickly becomes friends with a group of thrill-seeking kids trying to find a disappearing haunted house. But Zach's not worried. He doesn't believe in ghosts, so he follows them into a wild,... more
by Dubhghlas KrausDarkness: A Collection of Stories provides a literary collection of investigations into the darkness of mind, heart, and environment. It uses this focus to cast a light into understanding the wellsprings and incarnations of different forms of darkness. Each story provides history, depth, and psychological inspection. Each offers a different glimpse into that special darkness that resides in heart and soul, its origins, and the choices of different characters that choose to finally confront it. ... more
by Rada Jones MDDr. Emma Steele is having a bad day. Scratch that. She's having the worst day of her career. After all, she never before woke up in her own ER tied to a stretcher, wearing mental health patients blue paper scrubs. How the heck did this happen? She was hunting for a killer, and she found him. Just as he seized her and planted evidence accusing her of his crimes. She's innocent, so she'll be free soon. She has friends who can't wait to help.Twice wrong.Things can't get any worse. Until they do. Em... more
by Helen Currie FosterReal estate's hot in once peaceful Coffee Creek, Texas--hotter than lawyer Alice MacDonald Greer has ever seen. An unscrupulous developer is muscling in, abusing undocumented workers and menacing his neighbors. Ignoring threats, Alice challenges him in court. When one of her clients is shot dead, and another nearly suffocated in a wine vat, Alice has a target on her back. A devious mastermind is intent on stopping her -- permanently. Is she snake-bit? She'll need more than legal skills to foil a... more