John L. Work
Based on a true crime, and written by a former cop, A Dark Obsession Times 2 tells the story of Jim Holber, a violent alcoholic who has been jailed for abusing his wife, Lynn. While imprisoned, Jim determines to have his wife murdered. He only needs to find another prisoner who will take on the job. A detective gets wind of the murder plot and must work frantically to protect Lynn and her two daughters. This novel is the first of a three-part series.
Published: October 2011
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Joseph M. Rinaldo
Garrison, a retired CIA operative, spent most of his married life out of the country. Now he is home for good and his son, Noah, who has Down syndrome, doesn’t trust his father to stay home permanently. Unexpectedly, Garrison’s wife, Louisa, who has cared for Noah his whole life, dies and Garrison is suddenly responsible for the care of an aging Noah, who is developing Alzheimer’s disease. As the Alzheimer’s progresses, Noah relives a life that Garrison knew nothing about. Garrison is overcome with remorse for missing his family’s life, and filled with dread over the possibility that he will die before Noah does.
Published: November 2011
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Susan Fleet
Named “Best Mystery-Suspense-Thriller of 2009” by Premier Book Awards
A serial killer preys on women in New Orleans, where everyone has something to hide. Some of the darkest secrets reside in a parish church. NOPD Detective Frank Renzi must stop the serial killer before he kills more women, and delivers his twisted version of Absolution.
Published: February 2008
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Nigel Slater
Trapped in Egypt following Napoleon’s invasion, Archie Dexter, a special agent of Admiral Horatio Nelson, manages to avoid capture, escape death, and go on to play a pivotal role in Nelson’s victory at the Battle of the Nile. Dreadfully wounded, Archie returns to London years later and joins the vital secret war against Napoleon’s spies. Moving rapidly from Spain to London, he risks everything to save the life of King George.
Published: October 2010
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Richard Tortorici
2011 winner of the Readers Favorites Award for Horror
New York Homicide detective Frank Baron has a secret: he’s a Nightwalker, which he describes as “the good kind” of vampire. His lonely, secretive world is thrown into disarray when the government learns of the existence of Nightwalkers and decides to use them in their war on terror. Homeland Security alters the DNA of some Nightwalker blood in an attempt to create an undefeatable soldier they call “Erebus.” Erebus decides he is a god whose mission is to rid the world of evil. When the bodies begin piling up, Frank Baron must stop Erebus, without revealing who or what he is.
Published: April 2011
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CAPPUCCINO NIGHTS (Sequel to Coffee in my Cup)
Ella Monet
After six months in jail, Franklin has finally found his freedom—thanks to the courage of FBI agent, Sherri Clark. However, he’s about to learn that, since he was wrongly accused of murder, things have changed dramatically on the outside. Now, he’s made it his mission to win Tasha back after their separation, despite Tasha’s resolution to take a slower approach. Meanwhile, while Franklin’s daughter, Nicole, is ecstatic that her father is free, her mother, Monique, is hiding a life-altering secret that could change everything about their past. Cappuccino Nights continues the high-energy, twist-and-turn saga of Coffee in My Cup.
Published: February 2011
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Ella Monet
Tasha has met the man of her dreams. Tall, dark, and with a six-pack to die for, Franklin appeared out of nowhere one morning at her local coffee shop. Eleven years her junior, Franklin’s not the most likely catch for the 51-year-old Tasha. But immediately, the two share an electric connection, and suddenly, a lonely Tasha begins to feel like a young woman again. Just as things start heating up, a dark secret in Franklin’s past threatens to tear their promising relationship apart. How much uncertainty can Tasha endure, while still finding the ability to open her heart?
Published: May 2010
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Julie Morrigan
An abducted child. A family destroyed by grief and guilt. A man of God. When 12-year-old Tina Snowdon and her little sister Annie gratefully accept a lift from a helpful stranger, she has no way of knowing that only one of them will make it home. As Tina’s life is torn apart by pain and recrimination, the only evidence the police have points to George Cotter, a pillar of the local church. But as the investigation continues, it seems that perhaps a deeper and more disturbing truth may lie behind little Annie’s abduction.
Published: May 2011
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Mary Firmin
Ready for a new adventure, Megan Riley and her three best friends hire stripper Michael Harrington as their timeshare boy toy—unaware that he is the prime suspect in a series of gruesome murders. Suddenly, they find themselves involved in a complicated murder investigation led by a handsome detective who is focused only on finding the twisted serial killer before he strikes again. Following her own investigation, Megan takes a wild ride through L.A.’s bondage parlors, hidden sex clubs, and the extravagant lifestyles of the rich and famous. She soon discovers that her quest for adventure has abruptly transformed into a dangerous game of life and death.
Published: October 2011
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Mia Rabb
Brilliant, young Navy lawyer and fighter pilot, Robert Cass, has always striven for truth and fairness for his clients. Mob boss, Anton Balistrano, and Admirial A.J. Zueleger, both want Cass in their organizations. Balistrano, however, will stop at nothing to get him. Will Zueleger be able to keep Cass away from the glamorous life Balistrano promises him, or will Balistrano’s deceptions turn Cass away from the honorable life he’s lived all his life?
Published: June 2008
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Pete Morin
When Paul Forte is indicted by a federal grand jury, it’s obvious to almost everyone that the prosecutor, Bernard Kilroy, has a hidden  agenda. Paul is informed by the FBI agent in charge of his case that Kilroy is on a mission to settle an old family score—and he’s not afraid of breaking the law to do it. Paul, who is mourning the deaths of his parents, as well as his divorce from a woman he still loves, must now figure out how to expose the corrupt prosecutor before the jury decides his fate. Fortunately for him, an alluring grand juror is more than happy to assist him.
Published: October 2011
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Susan Fleet
Beautiful, talented, ambitious, flute soloist Belinda Scully wants to be a star.But fame can be dangerous. Someone is stalking her. Rejection stokes the fires of his lust. Her manager dies suddenly. NOPD Detective Frank Renzi believes he was murdered, but murder may not be the worst thing Belinda must face.
Published: June 2011
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Into Hell's Fire CoverDouglas Cavanaugh
After recently retiring from his post as an embassy security specialist, Lucas Martin, an American agent born in Croatia, is recalled to active duty by the U.S. State Department at the onset of the siege of Sarajevo. He’s sent back to Bosnia to provide Washington with accurate information about the crisis as it unfolds. Under constant threat, he struggles to makes sense of the madness around him. It isn’t long before he becomes involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse with a malicious Serbian general. Now in the twilight of his career, Lucas musters all of his skills and resources in an against-all-odds fight for his life. But does he still have what it takes to defeat his foe?
Published: July 2012
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Carol Marlene Smith
Jewell Thurston was crushed when her twin sister, Ruby, told her she was carrying Jewell’s boyfriend’s baby. Her boyfriend, Eric, claimed that Ruby impersonated her, but Jewell, hurt and reeling, leaves town. A year later, Ruby dies in a car accident and asks Jewell to be a mother to her daughter, Aster, and to never let Eric—for whom Jewell still has feelings—near the child. While Eric has never gotten over Jewell, his love for Aster leads him to file for custody. Rumors that the crash wasn’t an accident circulate. Was Ruby murdered? And will a new discovery lead Jewell to the truth about them all?
Published: October 2011
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Nancy Jill Thames
All is not rosy at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay when a shocking murder disrupts the second annual conference of The West Coast Garden Club Society. Gardening columnist, Jillian Bradley, joins forces with Chief Frank Viscuglia to weed out the murderer from among the lush garden of suspects. Between cups of tea, Jillian uncovers a series of mysterious events that involve murders both past and present. With the assistance of her Garden Club friends and her Yorkie, Teddy, Jillian uncovers the killer, as well as a far greater menace.
Published: June 2010
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Nancy Jill Thames
Eight years have passed since gardening columnist, Jillian Bradley, solved a string of murders in Half Moon Bay, so when a young technical assistant is found dead in her friend and colleague’s office, she thinks perhaps it’s time to solve another. The only clue found on the victim is a porcelain ghost orchid that was placed over the gunshot wound. Set in the desert resort community of Camelback Mountain in Arizona, Jillian, Detective Jack Noble, and her Yorkie, Teddy determine to discover the murderer’s identity, even at the risk of personal sacrifice.
Published: October 2010
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Nancy Jill Thames
In the remote community of Canyon Grove, where for years secrets have imprisoned a family, Jillian Bradley and her faithful Yorkie, Teddy, must uncover the mystery of a young man who doesn’t know his name and can’t recall his past. The more they investigate, however, the more sinister the case becomes, until the clutches of evil are released at last.
Published: April 2011
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Don Yarber
Kip Yardley, LA Private Eye, is called to remote Arizona to find a killer.  A business card, a topography map and an old Indian peace pipe are all the clues that he needs.  He is digging up bones and getting closer to the killer when the victim’s girlfriend turns up missing.  That’s when Kip learns that Arizona women can be hot to handle and hard to hold.
Published: May 2008
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Death and Deep WatersDon Yarber
Los Angeles private detective, Kip Yardley, is hired by an aging actress to locate the remains of her first husband, a WWII pilot who was shot down over a small South Pacific island. Shortly after hiring Kip, the actress is found dead, but if Kip signs the contract and finds the pilot’s remains, he will still earn his quarter-million-dollar fee. There are some people around L.A., however, who are dead set against Kip’s success. Even the girls on tiny Kira Bali island are not playing straight with Kip. Kip starts to think the pilot’s and his wife’s deaths are connected, but he has no idea how to prove it.
Published: May 2011
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Kris Wampler
An Action-Adventure Parody
When he boarded the 10:45 train, Vic Steelbrass had just one mission: learn PowerPoint by the time he reached New York. But when Anastasia Romanov walks into his life, he suddenly also has to seduce a beautiful Russian and foil a madman’s bomb plot. With more than a few lives on the line, Steelbrass must prove love is worth believing in…and kill a whole lot of bad guys in the process. He woke up that morning as just your average, ex-millionaire, alligator-wrestling, skydiving businessman. But his life forever changed once he boarded the Love Train.
Published: October 2011
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Lt. Commander Mollie SandersMitchell R. Miller, Phyllis Zimbler Miller
Lt. Commander Mollie Sanders, a female Navy officer, has always striven to be the best, even if it earns her enemies. A graduate of the Naval Academy, she’s on the Navy’s pistol team and she does t’ai chi for relaxation. She’s also an electronic weapons officer who thinks up new weapons designs at the Special Tactics and Operations Research Center. Something in her past that she chooses not to reveal may explain why she is so driven. However, her past is about to catch up to her present in a bizarre situation she could never have foreseen.
Published: July 2011
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Allen Schatz
Major League umpire, Marshall Connors, is happy to cut short his post-season Florida vacation when he is asked to be crew chief at the World Series. Connors quickly learns, however, that the games on the field are not the only ones being played. A mystery involving missing women, threats, gambling, kidnappings, and old relationships lands Connors in major-league trouble, and threatens to destroy him and those he loves.
Published: February 2011
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Allen Schatz
Once again, Major League umpire, Marshall Connors, finds himself in a game he’d rather not play. After his last misadventure, Connors just wants normalcy in his life. However, disgraced former FBI agent, John King, enters his life with internal demons and a monstrous outside threat that hurl Connors back into the thick of madness and mayhem.
Published: May 2011
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Allen Schatz
Marshall Connors longs for the days when he was an unknown Major League umpire and life was fun. Recent events have turned his life upside down and it’s about to happen yet again. When a man who was involved in Marshall’s recent troubles returns, an explosion rocks the world, and death and suicide surround him, Marshall must once again try to figure out what is going on, before it’s too late.
Published: August 2011
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Donna Sherry Boggins and Robert S. Catan
When CIA Operative William Shepherd’s dire warnings go unheeded, Dr. Kate Jenkins, a brilliant, impulsive archeologist, is lured by her professor into the dark, turbulent underbelly of ancient Peru. Presented with the opportunity to identify and publish findings regarding a rare artifact, Kate, instead, is swept into the violent lair of drug lords and architects of political upheaval. Agent Shepherd follows Kate on her dangerous expedition, ready to pounce on the enemy before it’s too late.
Published: September 2011
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SavannahBrooklen Borne
Savannah was a wife and mother who had everything she ever wanted in life. Her dream life comes to an end one spring evening when two gunmen enter her home and destroy her world. Since law enforcement officials have no leads, Savannah undertakes her own pain-staking investigation into uncovering the culprits—leading her into a world filled with crooked cops, dangerous hit men, and so-called untouchables. Will she find the answers she needs to bring the shooters to justice—or will she administer her own brand of justice?Published: June 2011
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Doug Simpson
A work of fiction inspired by a series of actual events, Soul Awakening is a spiritual mystery involving the apparently accidental meeting of three total strangers who ultimately discover that they shared previous lifetimes together. Their story delves into reincarnation; past lifetimes; spirit communication; messages from God; past-life regression sessions; guardian angels; past-life recall in the awake state; and soul attraction: the reincarnation of groups of souls together in more than one lifetime.
Published: October 2011
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Michael Don Fess
Look into the mind of the protagonist as he flits around the Caribbean on cruise ships, killing his victims without pangs of conscience or regret. One victim, who survived, becomes the key to a high-tech effort by authorities to capture the killer. They use the very latest electronic technology, from Miami’s South Beach all the way through several islands to Puerto Rico. Experience the cat and mouse antics of people who are masters of their art. Witness their agony of defeat, and their ecstasy of success.
Published: July 2011
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The Hit-and-Run ManDerrick R. Bickley
THE MODEL CITIZEN: Respectable, law-abiding businessman, Howard Greenfield, out on a snowy, freezing night on a London street with a gun in his pocket, knowing he has to kill and must not fail. THE SEDUCTION: A routine business trip to Barcelona; a stunningly beautiful woman; a stolen night of passion. Is there a price to pay? THE WIFE: Pauline Greenfield, wife and mother. She saw David as no more than a friend, but David wants so much more. THE IRISHMAN: Tommy Morgan has £4m worth of heroin for sale. But negotiating with London’s criminal underworld is fraught with danger, and soon he’s embroiled in a battle for survival. Paths are destined to cross—with shattering and deadly results.
Published: January 2013
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J.D. Mallinson
A vague tip from an arrested fence in Amsterdam brings Inspector George Mason to Zurich to investigate the theft of rare books from important Swiss and Italian collections. Mason, posing as a scout for a tour company, quickly settles into Zurich’s British expatriate community. He scouts out visiting book fairs and bookstores, hoping the missing books will surface. His simple mission becomes more complex, however, once he realizes that a major conspiracy is afoot, involving far more than rare books, and extending beyond Switzerland’s borders into the upper echelons of the Italian government.
Published: April 2011
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Jim Magwood
In The Lesser Evil, the world is staggering under uncontrollable crime, and evil pervades every part of society. A group of vigilantes campaign to stop the spread of the evil. Is the group right in what they are doing, or are they just another evil influence of their  own? Computers and bank accounts are raided, criminals are left destitute, and Cayman Island banks lose billions in secretive client  funds. A missile attack wipes out a rogue country’s nuclear facilities. While illegal, is the fight an essentially good one, or is it essentially evil itself? Who makes that choice?
Published: July 2011
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The Silver ShawlElisabeth Grace Foley
Mrs. Meade, a widow who lives in a Colorado boarding house during the early 1900s, becomes embroiled in a missing persons case when Charity, a young woman who lives across the hall from her, disappears. The girl’s fiancé is certain that she must have been kidnapped, until a city detective arrives looking for a woman who matches Charity’s description. Was Charity really kidnapped, or did she flee? Mrs. Meade thinks that there is something wrong with the story of Charity’s disappearance…but can she unravel the mystery before it’s too late?
Published: September 2012
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Sandy Steele
Roderick and Sydney were both on top of the world before their unexpected fateful meeting one dark Halloween night. While witches, angels and goblins happily frolicked together, suddenly everything important in life was ripped from their lives and lost. What if you lost everything important like family, money, reputation and maybe even your soul, all in exchange for true love? These best friends find their entire lives forever changed because of this single encounter. While both are successful and financially secure, this fateful meeting leads to a “riches to rags” saga.
Published: February 2010
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John Payne
Book One of the Three and Out trilogy revolves around daily life at The Seville, a San Francisco apartment complex managed by Rod and Janice Richards, and owned by a cheapskate Frenchman whose only concern is making money. The building houses a disparate cast of characters as well as several mysteries, including whether or not the Zodiac Killer once called The Seville home.
Published: September 2010
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John C. Payne
In Book Two of the Three and Out trilogy, Rod and Janice Richards leave their San Francisco apartment management job to move to San Antonio. Soon after their arrival, a tragedy causes Rod to hit the skids. As he takes steps to crawl out of his self-imposed quagmire, he accepts a job as administrator of a private mental health hospital. Unbeknownst to him, an embedded CIA operative was viciously murdered in the hospital day room, a new al-Qaeda cell is thought to be operating in, or near, the hospital, and several patients and nurses have been named persons of interest by law enforcement agencies.
Published: May 2011
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Howard Giordano
A terrorist plot to bomb Belmont Park Raceway during the Belmont Stakes, two weeks away, lands on the plate of overworked NYPD narcotics detective, Pete Fanning. Fanning teams up with two FBI agents to solve the mystery of the unlikely collaboration between an al-Qaeda cell and a band of dissident IRA soldiers, in order to stop them from killing thousands of racing fans. During the investigation, Fanning discovers that the terrorists now have him in their sights.
Published: October 2011
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Mia Rabb
In this follow-up to Deceptions, Navy lawyer and pilot, Robert Cass, discovers he was tricked into joining the mob by ruthless mob boss, Anton Balistrano. Balistrano’s patience is strained to its limits by Cass’ defiance. When both men are struck by betrayal and tragedy, does their shared suffering forge a bond between them, or does Cass remain determined to escape from the mob, no matter how much the ruthless Balistrano opposes his wishes?
Published: March 2009
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David Baird
Typhoon Season is a fast-paced thriller, set in Hong Kong during the last days of British rule, with all of the ingredients to grab your attention—a body floating in the South China Sea, a missing heroin stash, a doomed love affair, and corruption in high places. Sinister forces are at work in this British colony living on borrowed time. Triad gangsters, crooked policemen, sophisticated socialites with secrets, and a kung fu film star with lethal fists all have their secret agendas—as an inquisitive American reporter soon discovers when he has to run for his life.
Published: March 2011
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Jillian Brookes-Ward
When Hamish McKinnon’s younger sister is drugged and raped by a sexual predator, he and his siblings take it upon themselves to find and punish the perpetrator. Their plan for revenge soon takes an emotional toll on Hamish, a decent and usually law-abiding citizen. If he falls apart, their crusade for vengeance and retribution will crumble. Will he be able to hold himself together?
Published: July 2011
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Barry Silverstein
Someone is polluting the French Broad River, in Asheville, North Carolina, with benzene. Retired environmental investigator, David Samuels, and his chemical-sniffing dog, Blackout, are asked by David’s former employer to find out who’s doing it and why. David and Blackout get caught up in a chain of events that’s more sinister than anyone can imagine. In fact, river pollution is just the beginning of this wild ride. Ultimately, Blackout plays a key role in uncovering the plot—and David finds out that “retirement” is more than he bargained for.
Published: July 2011
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Carol Marlene Smith
Cub reporter, Blaine Orson, goes on her first big interview, but instead of a story, she finds a body. Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable, Roy Archer, falls for Blaine, but he’s also suspicious of her, since the dead man turns out to be her unknown biological father, and she stands to inherit his fortune. Blaine is left reeling from learning of her father’s existence, her mother’s attempt to falsely take the blame for the murder, and the canceled checks found in her father’s safe that reveal a blackmail scheme orchestrated by her stepfather.
Published: July 2011
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Mike Bove
In this cozy mystery, Bruce DelReno, retired mailman and avid golfer finds a body near the golf course. He attempts to link this to other murders, which he sees connected to the entanglements and secrets of a group of locoweed smoking locals. His friend, an Apache Indian, becomes involved and supplies much of the dry humor. Much of the story takes place at the golf course, a favorite restaurant, and a nearby ranch, in the fictitious town of Willowtree, AZ.
Published: July 2011
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