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An Armenian mobster’s son is being tried for murder, and Harper must win the case. Her life literally depends on it. If the son is convicted, Harper’s life will be in danger.
Harper is stuck representing Sargis’ son Erik for murder. Harper thinks that he’s good for it. All day long. Yet she must take on his case and find some way to get him acquitted. If she loses this case, she might lose her life. No pressure….
Helping her out is brand-new associate, Damien Harrington. Damien has a secret that he is hiding from Harper – a secret that would be devastating to him if it got out.
New Yorker Erica “Ricki” Fontaine’s n’er-do-well uncle has dropped dead and left her a dive bar in a small Ohio River town. With a lousy apartment, less-than-promising job prospects, and even worse romantic ones, the inheritance comes at just the right time. Ricki packs up her cat and heads for the Buckeye State.
Now she’s trying to change the Top Shelf from a bar known for its Friday night fights into the kind of drinking establishment where you can bring your granny. But finding her ex-husband dead on a barstool at opening time one morning just might put a kink in those plans.
A killer crept silently into an ordinary suburban home in the middle of the night. The next day, the house was silent.
Thirty years later, Dusty Kent is called in to catch the murderer and solve her first case.
The Marvell Crescent Murders is an intriguing short story of less than 5000 words set in Melbourne, Australia.
Aussie war correspondent Jack Rogan won’t rest until he’s landed his next outrageous story. Jumping on every whisper with his trademark Outback wit, he embarks on a deadly adventure when he hears of a secret trove of Nazi gold. But when he unearths a forbidden relic, screaming the truth from a headline could send the charming journalist to his grave.
From exposing hidden history, to investigating tragic kidnappings and futuristic medical discoveries, Rogan’s credentials ink some of the most stunning stories of the century. And despite having deep enigmas of his own to unravel, he still manages to throw on his heart-melting smile and jump headfirst into almost-certain death.
Running a karaoke bar is no way for an ex-PI to make a living.
Just ask Ridley Brone, a California private investigator who returns to his Michigan hometown when he inherits his estranged parents’ multimillion dollar estate. The songs his mom and dad wrote made them rich, but their popular karaoke bar, the High Note, made them famous. Now Ridley owns a bar he doesn’t have a clue how to manage, and his every effort seems only to further tarnish his parents’ legacy.
But when Ridley’s old high school love shows up asking for help, and her husband ends up murdered, the karaoke bar feels like vacation compared to the hard job of proving her innocence.
A trolley is careening out of control. Up ahead are five workers, and on a spur to the right stands a lone individual. You, a bystander, happen to be standing next to a switch that could divert the trolley, which would save the five, but sacrifice the one—do you pull it? Or say you’re watching from an overpass. The only way to save the workers is to drop a heavy object in the trolley’s path. And you’re standing next to a really fat man . . .
This ethical conundrum—based on British philosopher Philippa Foot’s 1967 thought experiment—has inspired decades of lively arguments around the world. Now Thomas Cathcart, coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar, brings his sharp intelligence, quirky humor, and gift for popularizing serious ideas to “the trolley problem.”
For Stormy Day, life is anything but boring. Everywhere she goes — whether it’s home for the holidays or a luxury resort — she finds a mystery that needs to be solved…
Stormy Day is the determined and sharp daughter of a retired police officer. With a little help from her friends and her lawyer boyfriend, Stormy Day solves crimes using her unique detective methods, plus plenty of humor and wit.
Each funny, cozy, and utterly delightful Stormy Day Mystery novel contains a complete murder mystery. Get all five books at once in this exclusive cozy murder mystery series bundle!
When 26-year-old Daisy’s life in London comes crashing down around her, the only thing she can think of is getting away – far away. That’s how she found herself stumbling off a train in England’s picturesque Peak District – 150 miles from home, with no idea why she’d gone there and even less idea how she intended to get home.
As Daisy explores the gorgeous village of Upper Finlay, she glimpses the possibility of a different life. The Derbyshire Dales offer up new friends, new opportunities, and a distractingly dishy object of attraction in the form of local bookstore owner Alex (and his bumbling Great Dane.) When Daisy discovers Alex’s business is in trouble she steps in to save the day.
Keith Nightingale’s accomplishments in both military and civilian life largely contribute to the excellence of Just Another Day in Vietnam as a memoir of unusual depth as well as breadth.
Uniquely adopting a third-person omniscient point of view, Nightingale eschews the “I” of memoir in favor of multiple perspectives and a larger historical vision that afford equal time and weight to ally and enemy alike. Examples of the many perspectives based on real-life characters include: Hu, a VC “informant” whose false information led the Rangers straight into the jaws of a ferocious ambush; General Tanh, the COSVN commander; Major Nguyen Hiep, the 52d Ranger Commander; and Ranger POWs later returned by the North.
All her life, Valancy Stirling lived on a quiet little street in an ugly little house and never dared to contradict her domineering mother and her unforgiving aunt. Then she gets a letter—and decides that very day things need to change. For the first time in her life, she does exactly what she wants to and says exactly what she feels.
At first her family thinks she’s gone around the bend. But soon Valancy discovers more surprises and adventure than she ever thought possible. She also finds her one true love and the real-life version of the Blue Castle that she was sure only existed in her dreams…