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Product DescriptionWhen classical pianist Ally Carpenter goes missing during a night out with friends, the implications stretch far beyond her disappearance. Veteran detective, Senior Sergeant Susan Prescott, believes that sexual predators may have abducted Ally. However, after two women with connections to the Carpenters are murdered, she realises there may be more to the crime than at first thought.
While Prescott puts all her efforts into solving the crime, those close to Ally battle their own turmoil. Friendships become strained and secrets come to light as Ally's terrified mother, Eloise, is forced to confront the lie she has perpetuated for 26 years. Cellist, Briece Mochrie―determined to discover what has happened to the girl he loves―is swept into a dangerous undertow of murder and revenge. The kidnappers have their own agenda; Ally's life is on the line.
Product DescriptionA vacationing soldier in Hawaii...
Earth's most active volcano, anxious to repeat itself...
Two murders involving love, madness, friendship, hippies, tsunamis, and the great hereafter...
DEATH BY FACEBOOK by Everett Peacock
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A wildly inventive story about love, madness, friendship, hippies, tsunamis, murder and the great hereafter all in a vivid tropical setting. It is funny, fascinating and touching. If you have never been to the Big Island, this book will make you want to go. If you have been there, this will make you feel like you have returned.
The perfect book for a hammock and a tall drink.
Product DescriptionKeira Maddock has never considered herself a lady. In fact, she often acts in ways that would be considered downright un-ladylike. A hired killer and thief whose only goal is to provide the necessities of life for herself and her sister, she has learned to be brutally effective in her trade, with skills as sharp as the weapons she prefers. And when the head of a huge, shadowy corporation hires her to remove a powerful and wealthy opponent, Keira is happy to oblige. Until she meets him...
Scott Maddock is a hardened Terenian soldier-for-life. His job, to uphold the motto of the realm: "Reliance on Citizens Makes Us Great!" Soldiers work for the Gov, and the Gov is run by heads of corporations. But where do Scott's loyalties really lie? Only he and his best friend know for sure.
April Maddock is trying to make it on her own and has taken a job with a wealthy family. She has chosen not to fight the system like Keira, nor to fight for the Gov like Scott. Unlike her siblings, she recognizes the good in everyone. Even so, outside appearances can be deceiving. April knows that better than most.
Infested with greed and divided by power, the realm of Terene bears remarkable resemblance to our own society. But opposite despair, there is always hope. Whereas Keira Maddock brings destruction, Guy Bensen brings promise. Wealthy and powerful, yet thoughtful and caring, he is an anomaly who throws her completely off guard. When she learns of his connections to Scott and April, Keira knows she has made the right decision in not only sparing his life but in joining his cause.
In book one of the Reliance on Citizens trilogy, S.L. Wallace introduces a world divided in which not everyone is who he seems to be. In a seamless blend of action, sci-fi, romance and political suspense, we are encouraged to consider the bonds that makes us human.
"The action keeps you guessing and the story doesn't let you down." Melissa Wright
"For a debut novel, Price of a Bounty, delivers. The story gradually becomes more complex as it goes, interweaving multiple stories. I really like the technique Wallace uses with chapters, in that she keeps the same setting for subsequent chapters but from different characters' points-of-view. It's a technique you don't see often, and it's used well here." Marc Buhmann
"Somewhat reminiscent of George Orwell's iconic masterpiece, 1984, this book thrives on it's political influences while it creates a diverse narrative following several characters' viewpoints." Andrew Augustine
Product DescriptionWhat could be sweeter than a free home in the beautiful town of Astral, Pennsylvania? Well, for Steven and his family, staying alive would be pretty nice.
When Steven inherits a beautiful home and large piece of land from his grandparents, the family is thrilled to move from the stuffy city to the inviting countryside. There's lots of land for the children to explore, a great house, and helpful neighbors. But for Steven, the house comes equipped with ghost stories from his youth, a spooky well, and spookier relatives.
Steven and his wife, Tara, are on a mission to figure out who is behind the strange things they're experiencing. From abductions to hidden rooms, the house is full of surprises and scares for both the family and the reader. And the story has so many twists and shocking developments, you won't be able to look away!
Perhaps the greatest part of this book is that the author, Kimberly Raiser, is willing to sacrifice characters in order to fully tell the story. This certainly isn't a book where you can figure out exactly who is going to live just by reading the first chapter. Not even the children are safe from the action!
~All Book Review
Kimberly Raiser resides in Virginia with her family and her dreams. Granddaughter of Henry Kunicki, whom grew up with noted physicist David Bohm; science fiction is no stranger to her craft. The Family Bones will bring chills and thrills and a few laughs along the way.
Product DescriptionTHE SECOND NOVEL IN THE “COMPLETELY BARKING MAD” TRILOGY
Starring Barry the ever popular sprout in the head.
Billy Barnes is the world’s most ruthless man. He keeps his granny in a suitcase under his bed and is feeding her piece by piece to The Voodoo Handbag.
Henry Doors is the world’s richest man and his company Necrosoft doesn’t just market computer software, it now sells immortality. All you have to do is sell your soul to science.
Lazlo Woodbine is the world’s greatest 1950s genre private eye. He works only the four locations. An office where clients come to call. A bar where he drinks the drink and talks the toot. An alley where he gets into sticky situations. And a rooftop where he has the final confrontation with the villain. And Laz is on the biggest case of his life. Or will be as soon as the doctor chooses to release him from the straitjacket.
Barry is the world’s most famous Brussels sprout and he lives in Lazlo’s head and he wishes to make it clear that it is not his fault that Lazlo Woodbine is confined to a mental institution. After all, he is only the voice in Lazlo’s head.
Reckoned by many to be the most extraordinary book amongst Robert Rankin’s many extraordinary books, The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag is a dark exploration of the occult which in combination with his unique brand of savage humour, creates a Techno-Gothic masterpiece that will have you laughing and shivering by turns.
The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag can be read and enjoyed as a stand-alone novel, but for full explanation of the weirdness therein contained, it forms the second instalment of the “Completely Barking Mad” Trilogy in which it is preceded by Sprout Mask Replica, and the series concludes with Waiting for Godalming. (Both available now from Amazon) .
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When twelve year old Joe and his two younger sisters visit Smugglers Cove for the summer holidays, they get caught up in a thrilling adventure that is beyond their wildest imagination.
Follow the children as they flee down a river, are chased by ferocious dogs, locked up in an old manor, get lost at sea, expose a spy, and more!
Book 1 in the Mystery Series, this adventure novel is set in 1950's Britain and will suit anyone who enjoys Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys or the Famous Five.
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Product DescriptionFive fantasy and science fiction tales that will sweep you to other worlds.
A tired old woman is the only one who can save a city from the terrifying Pantheon. A boy walks the empty corridors of a starship with only his dog for company. A high-flying city worker learns that fairy tales really do come true. A young slave woman discovers that she carries a power that could set her free. A cyborg demon-hunter meets an angel who throws his world into chaos.
Step into the world of the circle spinner…
Circle Spinner and Other Tales is a collection which contains the following stories:
- Circle Spinner
- The Following Star
- One of Those Days
- The Blessing of Silence
- Fallen Angel
Read an excerpt:
I woke to the sound of screaming.
I was pretty sure it wasn’t me. High, shrill, continuous. No, definitely not me. Metallic, close to my skull. Of course. My proximity transceiver was going crazy. I should have realized. Damn, when had I gotten so sloppy?
Demon nearby! The transceiver screamed. Get up and fight!
I tried to obey but when I moved my legs, a wave of pain burned through my lower body. A damage report flashed in red letters before my eyes: compound fracture to left femur. Severe blood loss. Fracture to right patella. Ribs 4-7 fractured on left side. Punctured lung. Respiratory system compromised. Advice: Don’t move. Wait for evacuation.
Yeah, like I needed to be told. I knew I was beat up like hell. For a moment I teetered on the edge of consciousness. I couldn’t pass out again. If I did, I was dead. The demon was setting off my transceiver. That meant it was still alive. And close.
Other books by E.K Baxter
- Summer Storm, Book 1 of The Wrath of the Northmen (an epic fantasy series)
- Everwinter, Book 2 of The Wrath of the Northemen (an epic fantasy series)
- The Last Priestess, Book 1 of The Songmaker (an epic fantasy series)
- The Dragon Maker (a fantasy short story)
Product DescriptionMurder on the Interstate is the third novel in the Logan & Cafferty series. Dana Logan and Sarah Cafferty are traveling along a northern Arizona interstate when they discover the body of a young woman in her Mercedes convertible. The killer returns to disable their motorhome and "Big Ruby" McCurdy, a truck driver, comes to their rescue. While following the killer's pickup to get his license number in the 18-wheeler, they find that he's not only stalking them, but is involved in a homegrown terrorist group that plans to take down the government. The plot is laced with humor and light romance as well as excerpts from recent headlines.
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About the Author
Jean Henry Mead is the author of 17 books, including the Logan & Cafferty mystery/suspense series. She's also an award-winning photojournalist and children's author.
Product DescriptionWhen Maggie Jones lets her best friend talk her into attending the annual charity mystery single's ball to help her friend out of a jam, she never imagined she would end up paired with the most handsome, eligible man at the ball. Unfortunately, he was also the man that she had secretly adored for over a year. What chance did an overweight pastry chef have with a hunk like Jake Rawlins?
Jake Rawlins wants Maggie Jones, but he can't get her to take his advances seriously. He's been hinting around for a year. Now he's ready to take drastic measures to get Maggie to notice him.
Will Maggie realize that her Prince Charming has finally arrived at the ball, or will she miss out on having a man who truly wants her exactly the way she is just because of her insecurities?
Product DescriptionSlick rotates through several duty assignments as a casualty replacement and struggles with the Army’s initial efforts to transform from conventional tactics to asymmetrical warfare.
This novella gives a ground-level view of the opening months of the war in Iraq told from the perspective of a career professional serving beyond his requested retirement date.