Enim Lund’s only goal is to finish his last year of school and to forget the tragedy that involved his mother the Christmas beforehand – a feat that should be easy given that he attends Bickerby Academy, an all-boys boarding school on a remote island off the coast of Maine. His plans are thwarted, though, when a teacher vanishes without explanation and a local girl’s body washes up on shore. With all signs pointing to one of Bickerby’s students, Enim’s best friend Jack Hadler convinces him to investigate the crime.
As Jack becomes more and more obsessed with finding the killer, Enim finds himself consumed by his own responsibility in the accident that befell his mother, and neither can find a way to acquit himself of the crime.
Two buddies go on vacation for some much needed R&R. Even those from the tip of the spear Special Operations community of America’s elite Tier One units have to go on vacation to destress and decompress like the rest of working stiffs. Not all vacations go according to plan unfortunately, and this one went from sun, fun, and pretty girls to FUBAR quickly. One man is missing, the other is on the run from unknown assassins. What went wrong?
Who targeted them for murder and why? Was it a random event or major security breach? Only fast thinking, violence of action, and some luck will see them survive it.
Her name is Grace. She’s eight years old. And she’s missing in the Florida Everglades. Can Louis Kincaid find her in time to save her — and himself?
Louis is desperate to wear a badge again and redeem himself in the eyes of his lover Joe Frye. He’s cleaning up his credit and getting in shape. But there’s one big obstacle in his way—his old nemesis Sheriff Lance Mobley. He’s willing to give Louis a shot but only if he proves himself on one of the weirdest cases Louis has ever worked. If he can find a missing endangered Florida panther in the steamy Everglades maybe he can claw his way back to his dream and his identity as a man.
On a snowy Christmas Eve, a beautiful young mother goes out to buy a few last minute gifts…and never returns.
Thirty years later, her daughter picks up her trail.
What really happened to Audrey Nealon’s mother? Did she die in a tragic accident? Or did she abandon her husband and young daughter? And why is Audrey’s father so cold and distant?
As the successful owner of an estate sale business, Audrey has put the past behind her. Her mother is a distant memory, her father a problem she keeps closed away.
In a small New England town, the National Security Agency and global conglomerate GenTech work together on a next generation experiment to genetically engineer the perfect soldier. But as the experiments take hold, William Strickland appears to be more than they can handle.
The lines between good and evil are blurred as Strickland struggles to uncover his stolen memories and fight his way back to his lost humanity, all while battling the vicious monster within.
An alcoholic reporter investigates an old psychiatric hospital and unearths disturbing mysteries from American history.
This tense page-turner combines elements of the creation mythologies of ancient cultures into a thriller that takes you from a secret hidden in the dust of a late Stone Age dig to the slave trade of West Africa, to current day Georgia. Woven into the tale are darker chapters of our history—slavery, racism, murder, rape and greed.
A self-made cattle baron with a bad habit of letting his stock graze on his neighbors’ property, Buster Hogue has stepped on plenty of toes in Midbury, Montana. But orneriness is a virtue in this rough and beautiful land, and Buster’s disputes have always ended amicably—until tonight. Shot in the head at a picnic outside town, the crusty old rancher is rushed to the hospital barely alive. On a night when the moon shone bright enough to take target practice by, no one saw who pulled the trigger or where the bullet came from.
Every woman who has ever fantasized about driving past her exit on the highway instead of going home to make dinner, and every woman who has ever dreamed of boarding a train to a place where no one needs constant attention–meet Maribeth Klein. A harried working mother who’s so busy taking care of her husband and twins, she doesn’t even realize she’s had a heart attack.
Surprised to discover that her recuperation seems to be an imposition on those who rely on her, Maribeth does the unthinkable: she packs a bag and leaves.
Vivian has sent Sarah to Kelowna, British Columbia, to antagonize a member of The Royal Canadian Mounted Police. When she arrives, Barry Ashford, the RCMP officer Sarah is supposed to irritate, has just saved a woman from a suicide attempt. To the media and the public, Barry Ashford is a hero. To Sarah, he is breaking the law and getting away with it because he’s a member of the street gang in blue.
Since Vivian hasn’t revealed exactly what Barry is up to, Sarah doesn’t have much to go on. The message was simple: Antagonize RCMP Officer Barry Ashford until he confesses his crimes to her.
Sarah’s efforts to goad him don’t work.
Meet Nan and Burt, and Freddie and Flossie — two sets of twins in the Bobbsey family. Their adventures have thrilled generations of young readers. This volume collects the first 15 original Bobbsey Twins books (published between 1904 and 1922)
James Wentworth has a secret. He lives quietly in Salem, Massachusetts, making few ties with anyone. One night his private world is turned upside down when he meets Sarah Alexander, a dead ringer for his wife, Elizabeth. Though it has been years since Elizabeth’s death, James cannot move on.
Sarah also has a secret. She is haunted by nightmares about the Salem Witch Trials, and every night she is awakened by visions of hangings, being arrested, and dying in jail. Despite the obstacles of their secrets, James and Sarah fall in love.