This book selection was updated on September 22nd, 2019.
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Danny Smashed

Born to an unstable mother whose death leaves him in the clutches of a sexual predator, sixteen-year-old Danny escapes from a commune in the northern Arizona desert and makes his way to Los Angeles. In short time, the spectacularly handsome teen lands a modeling contract with a small West Hollywood talent agency. Cunning and charismatic, his climb to celebrity status is meteoric. But as true A-list stardom comes within his reach, Danny is jailed for a grievous crime that neither society nor Hol... [Read More...]

They All Fall Down

Meet John Paul and CJ Morgan, a typical suburban couple. Nice house, good jobs, however, life is a bit boring–okay, it’s a total bore. That all changes when the couple meets a few mob members who are just as bored. Faced with violence and rape, John Paul and his wife fight back. What starts out as a normal evening, turns into a saga of murder, drug dealing revenge, and a deadly game that normal people like the Morgan’s don’t have a chance of surviving. Filled with feral violence, in... [Read More...]

Free: At Daddy’s Hands

In public, Jim Handler is a well-respected, small-town hero, and homicide detective who solved the case of the Will’s Creek Massacre. But at home, in the shadows, Jim’s childhood demons come alive to feast upon his family in all forms of abuse. But his three teenage children have had enough. They have devised a plan for redemption. ... [Read More...]

Free: The Gryphon Home

The second book in the series finds Griff, the reclusive, blind war veteran with inexplicable abilities, return home, reintegrate with his old life and apply self-imposed rules for his special skills. He forces himself to confront previous behaviors and open up to friends and family. When a seemingly unconnected murder puts his family at risk, secrets are kept, threats are made, and violence follows. A chain of dangerous events leads Griff toward life-changing results that even he never saw com... [Read More...]

Journey to Children of Bwola Dances

The fiction thriller and suspense novel takes from recent history about a fanatical religious rebel group, called the Lords Resistance Army (LRA), fighting against the Ugandan Government with a reputation of using abducted children as a highly effective but brutal army. The novel challenges how the Developed Western world would treat their children if they were caught up in a war in a foreign country where the child was forced to take up arms to fight to survive in what they, in the West, may t... [Read More...]

Free: The Gryphon Found

The first in a series of books finds Lisa, a new community worker and Griff, a reclusive blind war veteran with inexplicable abilities, thrown together on the streets of London and onto the radar of a serial killer. Searching for a missing friend, they stumble on clues to the killer’s identity. With the killer closing in on them, will Griff’s trust issues, disability and secretive special abilities keep them safe or put them further into harm’s way? Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

A Touch of Terror

A rogue Russian agent known as The Machine has infiltrated the U.S. border with a case of uranium powerful enough to destroy the entire west coast. FBI agent Nick Bracco recruits his Mafia-connected cousin Tommy to help track down the case and try to save the nation from the devastating attack. But this time Nick and his partner, Matt McColm, have met their match. $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Jack Be Nimble Jack Be Dead

Jack Eggerton, the local dog catcher, is found dead in the back of the animal shelter Penny runs in her spare time. After a heated argument between her and Jack about a missing dog, it appears the finger is pointed directly at Penny Preston. Enlisting the help of her seamstress neighbor, Linda, and her chubby Dachshund, Piper, with whom she has a rather peculiar connection to, Penny sets out to unveil the killer before she is left paying for a crime she didn’t commit. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Lurking in Paradise

No means. No motive. No opportunity. No camera. The last time celebrity photographer Antoine Talon was in Oahu he left under a cloud of suspicion after a tragic death at one of his photo shoots. This time he’s leaving in a body bag. Discovered at a wedding rehearsal dinner on a dark rooftop, confusion abounds. Everyone says they have an alibi, there is no clear weapon, and no one had a reason to kill him. But one thing is obvious, his camera is missing and it may hold the key to unraveling th... [Read More...]

The Invisible Reich

Welcome to the War on Animals – 30,000,000 of them were killed today! Despite these staggering numbers, this travesty remains largely invisible to the masses. That is until it comes up on the radar screen of ex-Special Forces soldier, Kenneth Pearce. His unique brand of “shock and awe” military strikes on animal-unfriendly targets in the US and Canada brings the issue from obscurity to front-page news everywhere. This fast-paced, edge-of-your-seat saga will leave your heart po... [Read More...]

Free: Don’t Tell

From the multi-million-copy bestselling author comes a mystery novel based on historical events. When detective Jack Ryder is going skiing with his family in the mountains of North Carolina, he hopes for a week of fun in the snow with his family. But then the body of a teenage boy turns up in the creek behind the cabin they have rented. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

No Name Key

Months before the devastating Labor Day hurricane of 1935 Elle Woodman escapes her vicious husband, to hide out in the isolated Florida Keys. She reinvents herself as a cook at a remote fishing lodge on No Name Key, when her husband tracks her down. As the hurricane descends, her situation becomes desperate, pulling her into a whirlpool of murder, concealment and fear. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Templar Succession

In 1972 a disgraced college professor and a retired FBI agent set out to discover, once and for all, the final resting place of the legendary Treasure of the Knights Templar. Days later, both men disappear without a trace. Forty years later, spurred on by the discovery of a long lost manuscript, the Professor’s son hires historians Paul Davenport and Sara Walsh to pick up where his father left off. Their adventure leads them from Benjamin Franklin’s Freemasons to the early days of the Civil... [Read More...]

Free: Goliath

In 1931, during its maiden voyage, the British Airship Goliath mysteriously disappears without a trace. Hidden deep inside is a secret that could change the world. Present day, in The Philippines, an attempted kidnapping draws historian Jennifer March and former soldier Ryan Mitchell into a deadly race to find the Goliath before a mysterious figure who threatens to topple governments and the lives of millions. From Alaska, to West Africa to Iceland the hunt for the truth is on. ... [Read More...]

Free: The Bad Games Series (Books 1-3)

Three blockbusters. One box set. All terror. The first three books in the highly acclaimed Bad Games series, now in one ultimate eBook. Leave the light on. The Lambert family is heading to the cabin for some weekend fun and games. Someone is watching though, and they want to play some games of their own. The first three books in the terrifying Bad Games series, now in one ultimate eBook.... [Read More...]

Fangs and Frenemies

A witch, a shifter, and a vampire who were frenemies back in high school must work together, to solve the mystery of their missing classmate. But in the cloudy, romantic beach town of Blue Moon Bay, Oregon, everyone seems to be guarding a magical secret. Will Hazel, Britt, and Max stop getting on each other’s nerves and find out the truth…or is their effort cursed to fail? $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

With Full Malice: A Deadly Vigilante Crime Thriller of Twisted Justice

Is it ever acceptable to commit murder? What if, as a good citizen, you waited for justice, but it never came? In this stunning thriller, a deadly secret society is dispensing its own form of justice, and the hits are so diabolically clever that no one even suspects it’s murder – until a traumatized food critic stumbles onto the scene. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Echoes of the Past

To escape an abusive relationship, Sasha and her daughter, Tara, move to a small town in Maine. The friendly locals and clean air seem like a nice change of pace. When death falls upon the small town, the locals take matters into their own hands. Soon, Sasha finds herself in a struggle for her life and the life of her daughter. Welcome to Carlisle, Maine. Our Lands Whisper with the Echoes of the Past. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free to Steal

Greed can be deadly. When called to the scene of a bank robbery that leaves a young mother dead, Katie Freeman and Michael Powell are confronted with their most perplexing case yet. The trail connects a series of unsolved bank robberies from across the country dating back more than a decade – yet the investigation suggests that money was never the motive. But if not money, what are the thieves seeking? And is the death of the young mother related? As Katie and Michael follow the case’s many ... [Read More...]

Peacetaker Series Boxset

Myth…or more? Either way, the adventure spells danger for everyone involved. Reluctantly, Stella, a reclusive academic agrees to accompany Carter, a federal contractor, in search of the source of bizarre riots. She’s hiding in Montana for many reasons and people think she’s crazy, but she’s his only hope of finding answers to questions he’s been asking ever since his face became marred with horrible scars. The search turns into a quest across three continents. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Viral Intent: Terror in New Orleans (Alexandra Destephano Book 3)

The President Is In New Orleans, And a Deadly Virus Is On The Loose. While the President and members of Congress visit the Big Easy for a political convention, an unidentified killer virus is wreaking havoc in the Crescent City emergency room. Physicians are baffled, hospital staff frightened, and the CDC is en route to assist. Death Strikes Close To The Commander In Chief. ... [Read More...]

The Charming Man (A Q.C. Davis Novel)

Still grieving the death of the man she loves, Chicago stage-actress-turned-lawyer Quille agrees to search for a missing college girl. But when the city’s worst blizzard on record traps her in an apartment complex during the search, a neighbor ends up dead. Cut off from authorities by the storm, Quille must find the girl before the killer does. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Sour Blood

London 2017 Nick Day harbors a secret and will stop at nothing to guard it. In the lucrative world of finance, Nick finds himself subject to blackmail and desperate to escape his dilemma. Solutions appear scarce, but on reaching his lowest point, he embarks upon a bumpy road of money laundering and murder, and what Nick believes his greatest form of revenge. The cash is stacking up, the body count mounting, but can Nick live with his biggest mistake? $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Lincoln’s Lawman #2

Once the vanguard of a new breed of marshals envisioned by the assassinated 16th president, the daunting Nash Riker upholds his sworn duty on America’s newest battlefield, the lawless West. Joined by McKenna, his deputy, confidant and best friend all rolled into the form of his twin sister, Riker’s never ending patrol carries him across the western landscapes meting out justice and delivering hope to those in need. The siblings’ drive to deliver law and order is matched only by their embr... [Read More...]

Free: Blood of Like Souls

Julie Madigan’s career with the NM State Police ended in the puddle of blood on the floor when she survived having her throat cut. But a year of recovery left her desperate to hide the scars and to escape her past. Now a Medical Examiner Investigator, Julie Madigan plays by the rules, but the rules change when a killer sends her taunting clues. ... [Read More...]