All That Remains (A Missing and Exploited Suspense Novel Book 1)
Meet Detective Harvey Sam, a small town cop who wants two impossible things—a happy family and a perfect solve rate. Harvey’s training at The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children prepared him for the most important case of his career to date, the abduction of eight-year-old Gabriel Wheeler. Nothing, however, could prepare him for the boy’s blame-shifting mother from hell who shoots up instead of alerting police when the boy goes missing. Nor is Harvey equipped to deal with the heartbreak when his girlfriend leaves him on the same night, taking Effie, the non-biological young daughter Harvey adores.
Wool – Part One (Silo series Book 1)
Thousands of them have lived underground. They’ve lived there so long, there are only legends about people living anywhere else. Such a life requires rules. Strict rules. There are things that must not be discussed. Like going outside. Never mention you might like going outside.
Or you’ll get what you wish for.
Resting Witch Face (Paranormal Cozy Mystery) (The Witches of Madison County Book 1)
A town full of witches that can’t keep a secret. A mysterious murder that threatens to expose their way of life to the world.
Flower farmer and average witch Gemma Iren has a big problem: a dead body. At first she thought it was a ghost, of course. Those are commonplace in Dewdrop, her magical hometown. Good luck explaining that to the police when they ask her why she didn’t call to report the suspicious death.
The witches of Madison County don’t bat an eye when a dead boy turns up near the town square. Why would they? Not a single male family member has made it out of his twenties in countless generations.
False Cast: a small town murder mystery (Frank Bennett Adirondack Mountain Mystery Series Book 5)
An escaped prisoner eludes police in the thick forests and remote fishing cabins of the Adirondack Mountains. Using his backwoods skills, he stays one step ahead of his pursuers, mocking them as he slips away. To some, Ronnie Gatrell is a folk hero, bravely resisting government authority. To others, he’s a harmless prankster. Everyone in Trout Run, NY seems to enjoy watching him play the police for fools. Everyone except police chief Frank Bennett. He knows Ronnie is dangerous and unstable, and he’s determined to bring him to justice.
Then the game of hide-and -seek turns deadly.
Cthulhu, Private Investigator
Cthulhu’s partner, Dagon, has been found floating dead in the water at the docks – murdered! The Elder Gods have given Cthulhu three days to find Dagon’s killer or he’s going to take the fall. Following the trail of the femme fatale that hired Dagon, he inadvertently joins the hunt for the Pnakotic manuscripts, earning him a spot on everyone’s hitlist. Lies and betrayal soon follow, accompanied by a rogue’s gallery of untrustworthy Old Ones who will stop at nothing to gain their prize: the Silver Key which unlocks the right door…
Easy Knitted Bears: Knitting patterns for bears and outfits
Learn to knit your own gorgeous bears with these easy-to-follow knitting patterns from bestselling knitting writer Fiona Goble. The patterns are suitable for almost everyone, whether adventurous beginner or expert. You can create a single-colour bear, a two-tone bear, a striped bear and even a panda – all from one basic pattern. There are also instructions to create a host of clothes, including bride & groom outfits, a graduation outfit, a Santa costume, a ballet outfit, and a sports outfit. If you’re after a cute dress, nightshirt, coat, hat, sweater or dungarees – you’ll find patterns for these, too.
LZR-1143: Infection: Book One of the LZR-1143 Zombie Apocalypse Series
Mike McKnight was an action movie star, condemned to a lifetime of incarceration in a psychiatric prison for the murder of someone he loves.
At least until the zombies showed up.
From his cell in the asylum, he is suddenly thrust into a nightmare of unbelievable proportions when the dead rise, and rapidly become a horrific plague on the world of the living.
From Long Island to the burbs to the country, Mike fights to stay alive, to recover his memories, and to retrieve a cure for the most threatening disease the world has ever known.
Moriarty: A Novel
The game is once again afoot in this thrilling mystery from the bestselling author of The House of Silk, sanctioned by the Conan Doyle estate, which explores what really happened when Sherlock Holmes and his arch nemesis Professor Moriarty tumbled to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls.
Internationally bestselling author Anthony Horowitz’s nail-biting new novel plunges us back into the dark and complex world of detective Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty—dubbed the Napoleon of crime” by Holmes—in the aftermath of their fateful struggle at the Reichenbach Falls.
Days after the encounter at the Swiss waterfall, Pinkerton detective agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York.
Love Isn’t Supposed to Hurt
Like millions of other women, HLN anchor Christi Paul blamed herself for the emotional abuse heaped on her by her first husband, whose violent, profanity-laced tirades left her feeling as though she had no value, no self-worth, and nowhere to turn for help. Then one day, when Christi was taking refuge in a church parking lot, the verse “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding” popped into her head. In that moment, she realized she did have someplace to turn after all. Holding fast to her Christian faith, Christi began the arduous process of rebuilding her self-image and regaining control of her life.
Murder in Cuba (Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery Series Book 8)
What is it about the fish that caused murder?
Cuba – a land of classic cars, beautiful beaches, salsa music, and the best cigars in the world. As diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States starts to improve, everyone wants a piece of the action. When Mike’s friend, Jack Trout, asks Kelly and Mike to join his wife and him on an exploratory trip to a Cuban island, it’s an invitation they can’t resist. Mike’s dream of fly fishing the saltwater flats on the exotic island is quickly replaced when he’s asked by the local constable to help solve the murder of a British fly fishing guide, Dudley Samms. Jack becomes a suspect and his wife, Carola, asks Kelly to help solve the crime.
The Blue Butterfly: A Liz Lucas Cozy Mystery
When the Lotis Blue butterfly, an endangered species, is sighted in a forest where logging operations are being conducted, it sets off a chain reaction in the small town of Red Cedar, California. David Sanders, a Forest Service employee and the step-brother of the popular owner of Gertie’s Diner, is found murdered after he entered the forest to look for the blue butterfly. But who killed him?
There are plenty of suspects, but what’s the motive? Was it the Jefferson Lumber Company employee who developed cancer from the improper use of formaldehyde at the company’s plywood plant? Or George Myers, the jealous husband of Ruby, David’s former lover, who has anger issues?
BEYOND ALL LIMITS: A Mark Cole Thriller
The USS Gerald R. Ford is America’s newest and most powerful aircraft carrier, an incredible mobile weapons platform that can spread US influence across the globe. But just as she is about to enter joint exercises with the Chinese navy, there is a military coup which results in a new Chinese government led by the megalomaniacal General Wu, who immediately orders the launch of the feared ‘Eastern Wind’ anti-ship missile.
The strike leaves the US carrier crippled in the middle of the East China Sea, her crew of thousands held hostage by further missile strikes.
Tia Monroe was smart, sassy and successful. Sure, she could get a little crazy at times—life around Tia was never boring—but that was part of her appeal. And while she didn’t see herself as ‘classically beautiful’, she had no shortage of options in the boyfriend department. She just hadn’t found one who held her interest.
Until she laid eyes on Eric Larsson, and then it was lust at first sight.
He packed the perfect mix of smoldering sexy and unapologetic cool into his blond-haired, blue-eyed, ridiculously hot six-foot-four frame.
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