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The Assassin’s Gift ( A DCI Campbell McKenzie Mystery Book 1 & 2 (affiliate link)
Salvador is the top assassin in the world: an invisible killer, feared, respected, in demand, and hunted by every crime agency on the planet.
For Salvador, killing is an art-form and a way of life, until during an accidental meeting with a mysterious monk on the banks of Loch Ness in Scotland, Salvador is given a rare, unwanted gift: the ability to heal people.
Cursed and burdened with a ‘gift’ he cannot give back, Salvador must evaluate his life afresh, being able to kill with one hand, and cure with the other. Denying his Gift, he takes on his toughest assignments yet: to achieve the impossible by killing a top Scottish crime lord, Tommy McNunn, whilst locked up – and protected – inside Scotland’s impenetrable and most secure prison, nestled amidst the Scottish Highlands.
Murder Most Legal (affiliate link)
Legal thrillers with a twist
Two kickass lawyers take on a handful of colorful clients—and murder—from San Francisco Bay to the Big Easy.
Tubby Dubonnet is a simple man with a refined palate, a maverick New Orleans lawyer with a penchant for fishing, Old Fashioneds, off-track betting…and fighting evil while passing a good time. Rebecca Schwartz is a nice Jewish girl who just so happens to be a smart, savvy lawyer, with a few too many fantasies … and no qualms about telling it like it is. Tony takes on drugs, the Mob, and his impossible daughters while Rebecca wrestles with murder mystery at the aquarium and the most dangerous serial killer San Francisco’s ever seen. Four refreshing, page-turning legal puzzlers for a deal so reasonable, no one can object!
Facing the Storm (Brice Bannon Seacoast Adventure Book 1) (affiliate link)
Brice Bannon served fifteen years in the Coast Guard, most recently as captain of the Deployable Operations Group, (DOG), the Coast Guard’s version of the Army’s Special Forces and Navy’s Seals operations. When the command was decommissioned, rather than accept re-assignment, Bannon retired from the full-time Coast Guard. But Bannon didn’t leave the Coast Guard behind completely. He remains in the Reserves.
Recruited by the Secretary of Homeland Security, he leads a small, secretive team of specially-trained, highly-skilled operatives capable of responding to and investigating specific, targeted threats against the homeland. Threats that cannot be effectively handled by standard operating means. Threats that call for a unique and often secret approach outside the normal channels of either Homeland Security or the Department of Defense.
Small Town Murder (Asheville Meadows Book 1) (affiliate link)
Trying to maintain her holiday cheer is difficult, especially when Autumn becomes the killer’s next target. With only weeks to go before Christmas, she struggles to deal with the new direction her life is taking… and to catch a killer before someone else gets hurt.
When an investigative journalist with the Washington Post discovers six of the world’s leading scientists have all ‘committed suicide’ in the past seven days, he sets out to discover the truth behind their deaths.
Discovering that those who died were killed to stop them unveiling the results of their latest research, a discovery that could usher in a new age of hope and health for all humanity, he vows to find who was responsible for their deaths and to uncover the powerful secret they were killed to protect.
On a trail that takes him around the world and back, the journalist uncovers a sinister organization that will stop at nothing to prevent others from learning about the mysterious ‘Orlando Treatment’. But finally, when the journalist understands just what the Orlando File contains, he is faced with a choice no man should ever have to make, and everyone who reads this book must ask the same question: “What would I do, if I were him?”
The Cozy Chicks Picnic (affiliate link)
What is it about picnics that brings such summer joy? Is it breaking bread with friends and family in an ideal outdoor setting? We most often think of picnics as a family affair, but a potluck gathering with friends can be just as fun. And a picnic can be an intimate affair, too! Picnics are all these things and so much more. Find out in The Cozy Chicks Picnic is a complimentary summer cookbook of 36 recipes and is a gift to our readers.
The Cozy Chicks are Lorraine Bartlett, Duffy Brown and Mary Kennedy. Enjoy our recipes and picnic ideas.
Close Enough to Touch: A Novel (affiliate link)
Jubilee Jenkins is no ordinary librarian. With a rare allergy to human touch, any skin-to-skin contact could literally kill her. But after retreating into solitude for nearly ten years, Jubilee’s decided to brave the world again, despite the risks. Armed with a pair of gloves, long sleeves, and her trusty bicycle, she finally ventures out the front door—and into her future.
Eric Keegan has troubles of his own. With his daughter from a failed marriage no longer speaking to him, and his brilliant, if psychologically troubled, adopted son attempting telekinesis, Eric’s struggling to figure out how his life got so off course, and how to be the dad—and man—he wants so desperately to be. So when an encounter over the check-out desk at the local library entangles his life with that of a beautiful—albeit eccentric—woman, he finds himself wanting nothing more than to be near her.
Burying Water: A Novel (The Burying Water Series Book 1) (affiliate link)
Alcohol Explained (affiliate link)
What To Say When You Talk To Your Self (affiliate link)
Each of us is programmed from birth on, and as much as 75% or more of our programming may be negative or working against us. In this newly updated and revised eBook edition, Shad Helmstetter shows the reader how to erase and replace past mental programs with healthy, new programs that can be positively life-changing. Considered by many to be one of the most important and helpful personal growth books ever written.
Marked (House of Night, Book 1): A House of Night Novel (affiliate link)
Paper Princess: A Novel (The Royals Book 1) (affiliate link)
From strip clubs and truck stops to southern coast mansions and prep schools, one girl tries to stay true to herself.
These Royals will ruin you…
Ella Harper is a survivor—a pragmatic optimist. She’s spent her whole life moving from town to town with her flighty mother, struggling to make ends meet and believing that someday she’ll climb out of the gutter. After her mother’s death, Ella is truly alone.
Until Callum Royal appears, plucking Ella out of poverty and tossing her into his posh mansion among his five sons who all hate her. Each Royal boy is more magnetic than the last, but none as captivating as Reed Royal, the boy who is determined to send her back to the slums she came from.
The Kiss of Deception: The Remnant Chronicles, Book One (affiliate link)
On the morning of her wedding, Lia flees to a distant village. She settles into a new life, hopeful when two mysterious and handsome strangers arrive—and unaware that one is the jilted prince and the other an assassin sent to kill her. Deception abounds, and Lia finds herself on the brink of unlocking perilous secrets—even as she finds herself falling in love.
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