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A missing mom and a suspicious death force a reluctant detective out of self-imposed exile in this fast-paced mystery thriller.
Detective John Jordan thought he had put murder investigation behind him for good—his own good. Leaving Atlanta, he returns to Florida in search of the serenity that has so long eluded him.
Until he witnesses the shocking and bizarre death of an inmate in state prison custody and is asked to find a missing mom by her young children. John realizes he can’t run from his true calling any longer. Now he must determine if the suspicious death he witnessed is murder, accident, or suicide and what really happened to Candace Miles on the night she vanished off the face of the earth—even if it costs him his life to do so.
Time waits for no one, including Marshall James. Now 58 and living in New York City, Marshall has outlived the expiration date he was given with a cancer diagnosis three years ago. He beat the odds but he knows he may not beat the clock. So he’s decided to tell a story or three about some murders he was involved in back in the day.
The year was 1983. The bar was the Paisley Parrot in Hollywood, a gay, mob-run dive where people came to drink and few of them remembered the night before. Marshall loves his job as a bartender there. But one night, among the regulars, a killer arrives. Body by body, death by death, Marshall finds himself pulled into a web of murder, deceit and crime, with a psychopath waiting at the center of it all.
Be careful what you wish for…
Ivy Granger, psychic detective and unlikely protector of Harborsmouth, must uncover the source of her beloved demon child’s illness before it’s too late.
Devil in the Details is a delightful new urban fantasy short story set in the award-winning Ivy Granger Psychic Detective series by E.J. Stevens. Longtime fans and first-time readers will enjoy this tantalizing glimpse into the world of Ivy Granger, featuring Ivy, Sparky, Jinx, and Forneus.
When the “perfect man” is the “wrong man”, heartbreak is inevitable!
This little story is a powerful story about a young woman who falls in love when she should’ve been standing in love. Leah Daniels meets the perfect man, when she literally runs into Nate (Nathan Moore) on her first day at work. She is swept away and is beyond help. Sadly, Nate knows that Leah is weak for him. He takes advantage of his effect on her, as she allows him to drift in and out of her life. Nate is the type of man that knows how to carry himself, with an incredibly high confidence level. He is totally irresistible! And Leah is an easy target.
After being taken on a roller coaster ride, the author offers alternative endings for reflection sakes – walk away or fight for love.
That’s when I see her.
A cute little rich girl who’s found herself on the wrong side of the tracks.
I know immediately that she doesn’t belong here and it sends a protective streak surging through me.
She reminds me of a chipmunk. Just as small, adorable, and helpless.
These guys will eat her alive.
I want to go over there, pick her up, and take her away from this place.
I want to lock her in my room where it’s safe.
Where only I can lay eyes on those soft tender curves.
But I can’t move.
I’ve never been like this… so, paralyzed in the presence of a girl. Utterly helpless in my feelings for her.
In 2203 anyone can become the ruler of the solar system. There are no elections, no interviews, no prerequisites whatsoever—it all comes down to the random turns of a giant wheel. But when a new Quizmaster takes over, the old one still keeps some rights, namely the right to hire an unending stream of assassins to attempt to kill the new leader.
In the wake of the most recent change in leadership, employees of the former ruler scurry to find an assassin who can get past telepathic guards. But when one employee switches sides, troubling facts about the lottery system come to light, and it just might not be possible for anyone to win.
“You can be beautiful, even more beautiful than before.” This is the seductive promise of Dr. Nzinga’s clinic, where anyone can get their lips thinned, their skin bleached, and their nose narrowed. A complete demelanization will liberate you from the confines of being born in a black body—if you can afford it.
In this near-future Southern city plagued by fenced-in ghettos and police violence, more and more residents are turning to this experimental medical procedure. Like any father, our narrator just wants the best for his son, Nigel, a biracial boy whose black birthmark is getting bigger by the day.
She can run, but she can’t hide.
When Evie Parker, Countess of Woodridge, decides to spend a day in London unaccompanied she has no idea she will encounter the one person she has hoped to spend the rest of her life avoiding. There’s no escaping Isabel Fitzpatrick’s exuberant energy and desire to show off her new husband. However, the encounter sets off a series of events and brings trouble right to Evie’s doorstep.
Even when Evie manages to return to her country house in Berkshire, she finds the only way to avoid her childhood friend is to flee by joining a car rally group, but trouble pursues her and now a man has died under suspicious circumstances.
Dangerous. Ruthless. Savage. And she’s the good guy.
Abby Sinclair had a desperate childhood until she was rescued and adopted by a retired army ranger who molded her into a master of self-defense. Now, she’s a cunning and fearless assassin thrust into assignment after dangerous assignment, using everything she has-nerve, resilience, strength, sex-to come out on top. Her only rule: trust no one.
Abby’s latest assignment is in Columbia: go undercover and snuff out a dangerous arms dealer active in the underground sex trade. But when Abby purposely blows her cover in a last-ditch attempt to free the helpless victims, deadly mercenary Kane Woodland is recruited as back-up. His mission: get Abby out of that hell hole.