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In Cold Blood: Three Vigilante Justice Crime Thrillers (affiliate link)
Queen of Spades
Meet Eva Santella.
One of the first female mafia bosses in Italy. When she stood up to the other families and banned sex trafficking, the other mafioso turned on her and put a price on her head. She fled to America. But then they found her. And took away everything she loved. Now, she only has one thing left to live for—making them pay.
Meet Gia Santella. Eva’s niece.
Loyal as the day is long.
Thirsty for justice at all costs.
A HERO IS MISSING… A BODY IS FOUND ON THE BEACH… AND A DESPERATE FRIEND BEGS DETECTIVE EVA ROBERTS TO SAVE HER LIFE
Private Investigator Eva Roberts is hired by a former school friend to save her life. Eva must stop her husband’s spiralling violence before Lauren’s life ends in tragedy. But all is not as it seems. The violence is sinister, but the real danger lies elsewhere.
But the domestic case soon feels like a distraction when a second body is found on the beach… And what started out as a day of relaxation soon turns into a dangerous nightmare.
The beach murders appear to have nothing in common. But the truth goes deep into the heart of a crimewave which is tearing the town apart.
Cottage on Oceanview Lane (Emerald Cove Book 1) (affiliate link)
Sarah Flannigan is moving home to the small, beachside hamlet of Emerald Cove. After years in the city building a career as an editor at one of the top publishing houses in the country, she’s uprooting her life to help her mother run the family cafe after the divorce.
Cindy Flannigan never thought she’d find herself single and alone in her sixties, but when her husband runs off with a younger woman, she uncovers secret debts he’s accumulated that will leave her in dire financial straits for the first time in her life. She calls on her eldest child to help and is delightfully surprised when her daughter moves home to the Cove. But concerns for her daughter’s future happiness soon mar the reunion.
The Templar Vault . Peter Sparke Book 1: A Peter Sparke Book (affiliate link)
The Sister Wife’s Secret (A Gray West Mystery Book 1) (affiliate link)
At thirty, I’m trying to piece my life together.
Now that I’m finally settled in a place of my own, with my two youngest children, I’m determined to make a life for myself. I’ve even started my own home business.
Things are looking up … until I find my friend murdered.
I know my ex-husband did this to get back at me. He’s been looking for me since I fled Garden Temple.
He wants control — over me and our children.
For the last year I’ve been acting the part of a suburban mom, hiding from my past. But it’s catching up to me.
I have no choice.
I was the sweet sister wife long enough. Now it’s time to be the woman who fights back.
Chateau of Secrets: A Novel (affiliate link)
A courageous young noblewoman risks her life to hide French resistance fighters; seventy years later, her granddaughter visits the family’s abandoned chateau and uncovers shocking secrets from the past.
Gisèle Duchant guards a secret that could cost her life. Tunnels snake through the hill under her family’s medieval chateau in Normandy. Now, with Hitler’s army bearing down, her brother and several friends are hiding in the tunnels, resisting the German occupation of France.
But when German soldiers take over the family’s château, Gisèle is forced to host them as well—while harboring the resistance fighters right below their feet. Taking in a Jewish friend’s baby, she convinces the Nazis that it is her child, ultimately risking everything for the future of the child. When the German officers begin to suspect her deception, an unlikely hero rescues both her and the child.
Walking Home: A Pilgrimage from Humbled to Healed (affiliate link)
Paris Never Leaves You: A Novel (affiliate link)
Living through World War II working in a Paris bookstore with her young daughter, Vivi, and fighting for her life, Charlotte is no victim, she is a survivor. But can she survive the next chapter of her life?
Alternating between wartime Paris and 1950s New York publishing, Ellen Feldman’s Paris Never Leaves You is an extraordinary story of resilience, love, and impossible choices, exploring how survival never comes without a cost.
The war is over, but the past is never past.
The Marriage Pact (Brides of Bliss County Book 1) (affiliate link)
Contemporary Western Fiction
Ten years ago, Hadleigh Stevens was eighteen and this close to saying “I do,” when Tripp Galloway interrupted her walk down the aisle. Now that she’s recovered from her youthful mistake and Tripp’s interference, Hadleigh and her single friends form a marriage pact. She doesn’t expect Tripp to meddle with her new plan to find Mr. Right—or to discover that she’s more attracted to him than ever!
Divorced and eager to reconnect with his cowboy roots, Tripp returns to Bliss County to save his ailing father’s ranch. He’s not looking for another wife—certainly not his best friend’s little sister. But he’s never been able to forget Hadleigh. And this time, if she ends up in his arms, he won’t be walking away!
Summer of Second Chances: A Moonwater Lake Novel (affiliate link)
Shelby, at sweet sixteen, finds herself without friends, a place to call home, and still waiting for her first kiss. At the mercy of yet another move, she’s left to spend the summer with her grandmother at Moonwater Lake. Theo, a widowed, elderly man in town suggests she start a dog-walking business. Sometimes all it takes is one bright idea and an abundance of dogs to bond two unlikely friends and show them that dreams can still come true.
Theo is grieving the precious memories of his fifty-year marriage. If not for his aging beagle, Wally, he wouldn’t have a reason to get out of bed in the morning, much less go for walks. Theo is pleasantly surprised by his awakened feelings of hope, after crossing paths with Shelby and her grandmother.