When Judge Rosswell Carew makes the gruesome discovery of two corpses on a river bank in the Missouri Ozarks, he’s plunged into a storm of deadly secrets that threaten both him and his fiancee, Tina Parkmore. Unsatisfied with the way the authorities are conducting the investigation, Rosswell, who’s always nurtured a secret desire to be a detective, teams up with an ex-con, Ollie Groton, to solve the case before the killer can murder again. Rosswell uncovers a maze of crimes so tangled that he must fight his way to a solution or die trying.
In 1993 Reggie Bailer was the hottest songwriter/producer in the game, and was for several years. He enjoyed all the spoils that his musical talent had bestowed upon him, a penthouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side , a seven figure bank account, a music publishing catalogue that generated thousands while he slept, and a beautiful wife named Georgette, whom he shared it all with. In the Summer of 93, a “Who’s who” of the “Music Industry” were invited to a “Surprise Birthday Party” for Georgette, but strangely she’s a no-show, and vanishes with Reggie’s business manager (Donnie) and everything he owned. It’s now 2018, and after many years of destitution, and the absence of his musical passion to sustain him, the hardships in Reggie’s life seem never ending.
The daughter of the governor of California is kidnapped, and LAPD Detective Maddie Divine is under the gun to find the critically ill teen before time runs out. With Maddie’s marriage hanging by a thread, she follows the trail from the glamorous governor’s mansion to the darkest heart of the city where gangs and organized prostitution thrive. She discovers her high-profile case comes with secrets on every side: cops, politicians, even the innocent. The only question is whether she can uncover the truth in time and whether or not her marriage can survive the investigation.
There is a legend in the world that tells of a weapon sought after by only the most wicked of souls. Passed down through the years since before the coming of the gods, it grants its master the power to conquer and rule. The Rune Breaker.
After decades of dormancy, it just found a new master in Taylin, an escaped slave, who stumbled upon its resting place and found it bound to her will. But as it happens, the Rune Breaker is really a person: the shapeshifting master and dark mage, Ru Brakar, who has been cursed to serve whoever finds him since prehistory.
XPOSED is a wild action-adventure novella that uncovers a dark and dangerous world of high-level intrigue, passion, power, and greed.
After seizing millions of dollars from an illegal arms-for-drugs deal between a rogue CIA faction, and a South American cartel, Luci retires from clandestine operations and hides out in Central America with her four-year-old daughter. Spotted by her enemies, she is chased up the Pacific coast to Mexico where she is saved by teammates of ex-Navy SEAL Zach, a member of ‘Raven’s Group.’
He’s already failed her once. Will it happen a second time?
Only daughter of the volatile President of the Black Shamrocks MC and long-suffering sister to four overprotective brothers, Madelaine O’Brien has survived circumstances that would have broken a lesser woman.
Mikhail “Mad Dog” Kennedy is her salvation, her reward for continuing to fight, and the matching piece of her soul.
With her life happy and on track, will the reappearance of the monster from her past be the event that finally breaks her? Or will he be the catalyst she needs to put it all behind her, once and for all?
A box of old letters, a trip to Italy, the cocky quarterback who thinks he’s God’s gift, and the sassy violinist…
When Evie opened her door to Gage, she didn’t realize she’d be unleashing all sorts of trouble that would set off a chain reaction to throw her emotions completely out of control.
Gage and Evie have always been enemies. They’re complete opposites in every way, but the link that ties them together and sends them on a whirlwind trip to Italy is undeniable. They planned on finding the author behind a set of letters written in World War Two, but what they find is an attraction they never knew existed.
After the climate wars, a floating city is constructed in the Arctic Circle, a remarkable feat of mechanical and social engineering, complete with geothermal heating and sustainable energy. The city’s denizens have become accustomed to a roughshod new way of living, however, the city is starting to fray along the edges—crime and corruption have set in, the contradictions of incredible wealth alongside direst poverty are spawning unrest, and a new disease called “the breaks” is ravaging the population.
When a strange new visitor arrives—a woman riding an orca, with a polar bear at her side—the city is entranced.
Field agent for the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation, J.C. Harrow made headlines when he apprehended a would-be presidential assassin—only to come home that night and find his wife and son brutally murdered. This tragic twist of fate launched his career as the host of reality TV’s smash-hit, Crime Seen! But while media star Harrow tracks down dangerous criminals coast to coast—with the help of viewers’ tips—a killer with a twisted agenda is making his own bloody path to fame.
As the trail of violence draws closer, Harrow goes off script in a manhunt for the psycho who slaughtered his family.
America’s black market is much larger than we realize, and it affects us all deeply, wheth er or not we smoke pot, rent a risqué video, or pay our kids’ nannies in cash. In Reefer Madness, the award-winning investigative journalist Eric Schlosser turns his exacting eye to the underbelly of American capitalism and its far-reaching influence on our society.
Exposing three American mainstays—pot, porn, and illegal immigrants—Schlosser shows how the black market has burgeoned over the past several decades. He also draws compelling parallels between underground and overground: how tycoons and gangsters rise and fall, how new technology shapes a market, how government intervention can reinvigorate black markets as well as mainstream ones, and how big business learns—and profits—from the underground.
Eighty-year-old Southern aristocrat Iris Temple’s health may be failing, but her wit is as sharp as ever. Before she joins her ancestral ghosts, she must pick an heir to take over her sprawling estate—and the book of secrets that’s kept her family in power for generations. But between her scheming son, her estranged daughter who abandoned Savannah years ago, and her illegitimate half-sister, she’s working with slim pickings.
While only her half-sister and cook have put up with her outlandish diet and constant bickering, she can’t ignore the powerful hold her late father’s 100-year-old mistress has over the two women.
Nothing short of a miracle can restore Eliza Hayward’s Christmas cheer. The job she pinned her dreams on has gone up in smoke—literally—and now she’s stuck in an unfamiliar, if breathtaking, small town. Precariously close to being destitute, Eliza needs a hero, but she’s not expecting one who almost runs her down with his car!
Rescuing Eliza is pure instinct for tech genius Aidan Caine.
On Detective Matt Jones’s first night working Homicide in LA, he’s called to investigate a particularly violent murder case: a man has been gunned down in a parking lot off Hollywood Boulevard, his bullet-riddled body immediately pegged as the work of a serial robber who has been haunting the Strip for months. Driven by the grisliness of the killing, Jones and his hot-tempered partner, Denny Cabrera, jump headfirst into the investigation. But as Jones uncovers evidence that links the crime to a brutal, ritualized murder that occurred eighteen months prior, he begins to suspect that there’s more going on beneath the surface.
Ecommerce Evolved contains a simple, repeatable and proven formula to help you build, grow and scale a wildly profitable ecommerce business in today’s competitive market.
You will find Zero Theory inside this book. Tanner Larsson has distilled years of research & practical in-the-trenches ecommerce experience into a hard hitting ecommerce blueprint.
The book is broken up into 4 distinct parts and each part is then broken down into a number of focused chapters.
- The book kicks off with the 12 Principles of Ecommerce that have been developed after working with over 10,000 different businesses. These 12 principles…of which we can almost guarantee you are violating over half of…are what differentiate the thriving ecommerce businesses from the mediocre ones.
- Part 1 which is called Evolved Strategy and is where we pull back the curtain, take you behind the scenes, and show you how 7, 8 and 9 figure ecommerce businesses really work.
- Part 2 is called Evolved Intelligence and deals with the most underutilized aspect of most ecommerce businesses…your Data.
- Part 3 is called Evolved Marketing. In this section you will learn how to leverage the your business’s structure and data to build create systematic and highly automated marketing campaigns for both the front end and back end of your business that produce massive return on investment.
When their paths first cross, Ben Livingston is a fledgling screenwriter on the brink of success; Tatum Connelly is a struggling actress tending bar in a New York City dive. They fall in love, they marry, they become parents, and they think only of the future. But as the years go by, Tatum’s stardom rises while Ben’s fades. In a marriage that bears the fallout of ambition and fame, Ben and Tatum are at a crossroads. Now all they can do is think back…
A life of passion, joy, tragedy, and loss—once shared—becomes one as shifting and unpredictable as a memory. And as they explore the ways love can bend and break, they recount their individual versions of the story, Ben’s moving backward and Tatum’s moving forward, each wondering what they can do now to make it all right.
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