This book selection was updated on December 07th, 2023.
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Surviving Westcliff

Westcliff was meant to be a new start. For Ash, her first voyage as a navigator is a chance to excel under her legendary mentor, and prove to the world and herself that she’s fit for the job. For Baron, the expedition’s criminally inclined security officer, it’s an opportunity to cash in on a supposed stashed fortune before debts get his knees smashed in. But from the moment their ship drops anchor and Westcliff is founded, things aren’t quite right. Livestock goes missi... [Read More...]

The Alaska Job

From Bestselling Author Vince Milam. Join Case Lee in a heart-pounding journey, tracking ancient secrets and a billion-dollar treasure as spies, assassins, and ruthless rivals push him to the limit. From enigmatic Buddhist monks to the desolate arctic islands once inhabited by Russian fur traders to the unforgiving terrain of Alaska wilderness, every step is a test of survival. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Christmas Coroner

Buried secrets. A dead online celebrity. Just in time for Christmas. Days before the towns annual Christmas Parade, an up-and-coming celebrity chef is found dead in a mountain cabin. As Coroner Fenway Stevenson investigates, she uncovers the chefs dark past, a war brewing between local farms, and a hidden identity that could blow the town apart. Can Fenway unmask the murderer before she becomes the next victim? $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Lassiter

FROM THE AMAZON #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR “A POWERFUL TALE OF REDEMPTION AND REVENGE” Years ago, Jake Lassiter failed to help a runaway girl… Guilt-stricken over her fate, Jake vows to punish whoever harmed her… And to battle Miami’s most powerful men who vow to stop him. “LASSITER is the courtroom drama of the year.” – Harlan Coben “Jake Lassiter is the lawyer we all want on our side, and on the page.” -Lee Child Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Kaleidoscopic Shades: Within Black Eternity

Reality is an illusion… Kaleidoscopic Shades – Within Black Eternity – now a multi-award winner, described as a hellish Alice in Wonderland reminiscent of Stranger Things as well as a merging of Twin Peaks and The Twilight Zone. Joshua Triplow is just your average kid living in what he believes is the best place on Earth: Corona, California. Only a recurring nightmare begins to plague him – and all the other kids in the best place on Earth. A nightmare of a man in black&... [Read More...]

Cleopatra’s Needle: Maelstrom

When a gang of drunken skinheads vandalize Central Park’s Cleopatra’s Needle obelisk, they set off an unearthly chain of events. An ancient alien organism, dormant for centuries, is unleashed and threatens to consume the city, the country, and the world. The fate of humanity rests in the hands of Captain Charles Biggs Mosley of the NYPD, US Military, and the nation’s most renowned virologists. Will they be able to save the world in time, or will the darkness of the Maelstrom c... [Read More...]

Shadow of a Doubt: Story 5 in the “Tales of Suspense” Series

When a woman sees a dead body across the way through the window in her Manhattan apartment, she is desperate for others to believe her. Unfortunately no one else can see what she does and it begins to drive her to madness. Carole Carsona fading movie star slowly loses her mind while surrounded by a colorful cast of unique characters who either are helping to calm her nerves or are consciously driving her insane. What you think is real just might not be. Or is it? Illusion, or perhaps madness, i... [Read More...]

R/N/A: Deadly Sequence

A dramatic increase in unexplained side effects calls WHO expert Dr. Laura Delille to the scene. Infertility, miscarriages and deaths are on the rise. Initial evidence points to a new mRNA-based vaccine. But as the symptoms worsen and people who have never received the vaccine begin to fall ill, it becomes clear that there is more at stake than just the obvious side effects. As Laura investigates the mysterious causes on the African continent, reporter Hugh Stevens follows her lead. His researc... [Read More...]

Never Ignore Monica!

All young Simon Steed wants is to be recognized for his special talents and superior intellect. Yet when everyone instead accuses him of being weird, he hopes theyll get whats coming to them. One by one, each of them meets with sudden and dangerous accidents, some of them fatal. Could these coincidences be? After he meets Monica in college, hes smitten by her devoted attention, but her abrupt disappearance breaks his heart. Did he ignore her? What went wrong? Even if it takes him years, hell ke... [Read More...]

Free: Murder Notes

As an FBI profiler, its Lilah Loves job to think like a killer. And she is very good at her job. When a series of murders surface, Lilahs instincts tell her its the work of an assassin. But when the case takes her back to her hometown in the Hamptons and a mysterious but unmistakable connection to her own life, all her assumptions are shaken to the core. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Salvation Project

Finalist for political thriller of the year. U.S. President Isabel Tennyson (“Tenny”), having survived impeachment, attempted assassination and sex scandals, runs for re-election unaware her opponent is a Manchurian Candidate figurehead promoted by a ruthless international cabal determined to change America forever. “Be forewarned: there’s a lot of juicy action to digest here…and just when it seems like a tidy ending will evolve, yet another unexpected twist emerge... [Read More...]

Lincoln’s Touch: Lincoln’s Ghetto Series Book 1

Book 1 and it’s prequel, set you up with an historical journey that leads to a suspenseful modern-day complex web of deceit and greed with gripping perils of thrilling danger for all parties. 1977 Chicago Illinois – The suicide of a high level official in the Chicago Catholic Archdiocese reveals a Last Will and Testament left by former President Abraham Lincoln, benefitting his descendants +1,000,000 acres of land in Central Illinois. The Lincoln Will stipulates that the benefactor ... [Read More...]

Free: This Side of Midnight (Tildas Island Book 4)

Immerse yourself in the gripping world of “This Side of Midnight”a riveting blend of murder, conspiracy, friendship, and love. Detective Anika Anderson, determined to prove her worth in the Tildas Island Police Force, faces an unexpected battle within her own department as tourists meet suspicious deaths. Enter Dominic Burel, an FBI agent and former elite Air Force Pararescue Unit member, whose friendship with Anika takes a thrilling turn as they uncover a sinister plot. As they hun... [Read More...]

The Hook

It’s 1976 and Ernest Kemp is looking for his wife and daughter. After leaving the US Navy, he finds his way to Hallowell, Maine. He’s an outsider and the townsfolk don’t trust him. Their suspicions increase when someone starts killing children. After being falsely accused and arrested, Ernest teams up with Samantha Belcher as she investigates the murders for the Kennebec Journal. They discover the murders are ritualistic sacrifices. Ernest and Samantha’s issues rise as b... [Read More...]

When a Stranger Comes…: A gripping psychological thriller

Author Alexa Wainwright is losing her mojo. Her latest works aren’t selling like her internationally bestselling debut. She vows to do whatever it takes to get back to being number one. But is she really? As she makes this vow, suddenly a lightning bolt cracks across the cloudless sky transporting the clueless Alexa to an alternate universe. Here, the characters in her books are given the breath of life and she meets media mogul, publisher, and possibly the devil himself, King Blakemore, ... [Read More...]

Free: Dead Letters: A Riveting International Police Procedural Mystery

The exotic adventure was her dream. Until it turned into a nightmare. When her niece goes missing with an archaeologist whose shady past has spilled into the present, handwriting expert Claudia Rose embarks on a desperate search in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. Resolved to expose the sinister truth behind Monica’s disappearance, and prepared to do whatever it takes to find her, Claudia’s international hunt for answers leads her to Gibraltar and the UK. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: The Cannabis Preacher – Sermon Four

In this action-packed financial thriller, Al Ivers and his two brothers live with the constant fear of an elusive killer who has sworn to take revenge on their family. Al’s life is already complicated enough as the majority shareholder of the largest cannabis company in the country, but a mysterious illness is making him increasingly weaker. Meanwhile, Al’s best friend and advisor, Rafael, is stranded in a tropical storm thousands of miles away. With no leaders, the company is throw... [Read More...]


Covert operations. Predictive dreams. Tangled jungle paths. A passionate, romance. Isabela is haunted by her dreams. When a series of synchronistic events merge her nighttime dreams with reality, Isabela follows her intuition to study with a master watercolor artist in Thailand. She descends the airplane airstairs in Bangkok into an overwhelming heat and a future with unforeseeable consequences. Navy pilot Lance Jameson is flying jets off the USS Midway when he is recruited for a covert mission... [Read More...]

Driving Unclaimed Cargo

When the US military decides it’s in their strategic interest to update their nuclear assets, they choose to move the American nuclear arsenal to locations all over the United States. Preventing the currently centralized location from being wiped out too quickly. Even if a 99% success rate is achieved, one failure could occur. A bomb is misplaced, and it’ll take the work of a secret internal government organization and its operatives to bring it back. However, to reduce the number of connec... [Read More...]

The Depths of Death: Island Mysteries Book 2

When a wealthy and influential businessman drowns in the waters off Grenada, Sten is brought in as a diving consultant. Something is off about the supposedly accidental death, but he cant quite put his thumb on it. After a harrowing underwater encounter with Amira by his side, Stens suspicions are confirmed. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Nite Fire: Flash Point

Shapeshifters, dragons, and parallel worldswere not in Kansas anymore! Slated for execution, shapeshifting assassin, Dahlia Nite, flees her world to hide in the human realm. As payment for the shelter they unknowingly provide, Dahlia dedicates herself to protecting humans from what truly lives in the shadows. Moving from town to town, she hunts the creatures that threaten an unsuspecting human race; burying the truth that could destroy them all. But the shadows are shifting. The lies are adding... [Read More...]

See the Fire

A shadowy terrorist group, a secretive cult, and an FBI agent hell-bent on blowing this case wide open. When a devastating fire rips through a Federal Records & Accounts building, talented FBI Special Agent Heather Chase is tasked with hunting down an elusive arsonist. She quickly realizes that the attack is linked to a series of high-profile crimes rocking New York City, orchestrated by a clandestine terrorist group known only as The C. Dead-set on exposing the criminals behind the attack,... [Read More...]

The Alpha Team: Volumes 1 – 3

An explosive trio of International Spy Thrillers. The Alpha Team is an elite private force of former SEALS, CIA operatives, and Delta Force members working for private a company under contract to the US Department of Defense. This trio of gripping novels will keep you on the edge of your seat. From beginning to end there’s no time to get bored as the incredible suspense builds. The action, the characters, and the storyline are truly compelling. You’ll be part of the action as author... [Read More...]

Free: Blood River

When two anglers are brutally murdered on a remote island, new sheriff Dave Trask finds himself in the middle of rising tensions between lodge owners and Native American guides while trying to catch an elusive killer with an inexperienced staff. Dave enlists the help of his twin brother Don, lead agent for the BCA. Together they search for the killer unaware they have become the hunted. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: The Doppelganger’s Secret: A Coastal Murder Mystery

In the small, conservative town of Forest Glen, Oregon, the police department finds itself at the whim of a lawsuit that will shift the face of the department: The Singleton Settlement requires the next six recruits be from minority groups, and Quinn Summerhaving returned to Oregon after testifying against her homicidal husband and surviving a fire that many thought had left her deadfinds herself as one of these six rookies. But even though the settlement requires the rookies represent minority... [Read More...]

Puppet Master, A Marceau Mystery

The only constant is change. Recently retired, Maurice Marceau hardly has a chance to rest. Not that he wants to. Madeleine, his daughter, a West Point graduate, now an attorney, could use his help, and her request is much too tempting. Betrayal, a kidnapping, and a terrorist attack are just the beginning. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Puppet Master: A Marceau Mystery

The only constant is change. Recently retired, Maurice Marceau hardly has a chance to rest. Not that he wants to. Madeleine, his daughter, a West Point graduate, now an attorney, could use his help, and her request is much too tempting. Betrayal, a kidnapping, and a terrorist attack are just the beginning. This father-daughter duo will need to learn to work together. In doing so, they travel from Central Pennsylvania to New York, DC, Paris, Shanghai and throughout Turkey. Their goal? Find the l... [Read More...]

Crimson: An MM Romance Wrapped in a 1940s Thriller (Of Shadows & Secrets Book 1)

What if two Ivy League boys were dropped into a James Bond movie? Will Shaw and his friends are typical American students, still celebrating the end of the Depression and dreaming about a future filled with success. The war in Europe is far away and someone else’s concern. Until it isn’t. Compelled to do their part, Will and his best friend enlist, but Uncle Sam has other plans for these boys. Will’s classes become consumed with learning German, understanding topography, and s... [Read More...]

The Mark

A chance encounter introduces Linda Mark to Henry Collins, a recently discharged Green Beret. Used to dealing with war veterans because of her husband Shawn, a former Army Ranger, they quickly strike up a friendship. Yet, events spiral out of control, and Linda and Shawn struggle to survive as Henry’s affection for Linda turns into a deadly obsession. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Greatest Betrayal

Liz Carter is the proud owner of a successful advertising business when she begins a whirlwind romance with handsome airline pilot Callan McKenzie. Yet after his estranged ex contacts him, he disappears without a trace. Liz resolves to move on with her life, but a chain of events has been set in motion that threatens all she holds dear. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Every Silent Thing

Claire Deveraux, a shy and deaf twenty-three-year-old, has meticulously crafted her dream life as a foreign service officer at the U.S. Embassy in Paris. But tranquility shatters when she discovers a dying woman in a restroom, uttering three cryptic words and secreting a thumb drive in Claires pocket. Unbeknownst to Claire, these items are the key to locating the proceeds from a bank robbery. $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Three Strides Out: A Horse Show Novel of Suspense

Saving a champion show jumper from a burning horse trailer gives young rider-trainer Robb Slaughter one job: finding out who tied that horse in that trailer and making them pay. For Robb, avenging that horse means atonement. Sure, he was just a kid when he left his mother screaming while her lover killed her, but that doesn’t mean he ever quit hearing those screams. It’s the horses who’ve saved him from the torrent of unanswered cries inside his head. Clearing the big jumps on horses he c... [Read More...]

When Things Fall Apart

Newly minted homicide detective Kit Hanover is paired with a crusty veteran who makes no bones about his feelings for Native Americans. Their prickly partnership becomes more antagonistic when her first murder case proves devastating and she is reassigned. Determined to work the case in her own time despite the emotional consequences she finds herself and her family the target of an unknown madman. She withstands the inexplicable attacks as she continues her investigation until she finds hersel... [Read More...]


Series Nominated for Reader’s Choice Awards as Best Historical Mystery and Best Traditional Amateur SleuthFor Fans of Cozy Mysteries, Amateur Sleuths, and Gilded Age Chicago History GILDED AGE CHICAGO MYSTERY SERIES Chicago in the 1890s is the fastest growing metropolis in America. It rivals New York as the City of the Century and the epitome of the Gilded Age. This melting pot of thieves and corrupt politicians, robber barons and immigrants, is rife with scandal and social injustice. An ... [Read More...]