First Age, Year 942
The detective Drag Shergi is presented with a curious case. There is a young girl who is an amnesiac. The only thing she can remember is the name Mary Sukii. Who is this girl?... More > The one she referred to is dead. They both look strangely similar too...< Less
Murder has been committed in Pleasant Grove, VA, a typical bedroom community, where middle class working Americans have fled to escape the problems and crime of city life.
The victim - a young wife... More > and mother of two.
The only suspect - a homeless person seen fleeing the area.
This is a story of what happens when two different worlds collide and there is Murder in Pleasant Grove.< Less
When American pilot, Steve McKenna is murdered, he takes with him secrets about an international crime ring. Secrets that he only reveals to his friend, Cullen Danes.
An investigator for the... More > British Aviation Ministry, Cullen is determined to find his friend’s killer, but his life is in danger when the crime ring’s operatives learn he knows secrets that can expose them. Cullen’s rescuer is a woman whom he meets at the International Aviation Convention, Nina Holt. She proves to save his life in more ways than one and together, they uncover a labyrinth of illicit activities that involves government officials, bank executives and global industrialists.
Nina and Cullen’s true test comes when he asks her to take a leap of faith. Torn between jumping into the unknown or remaining with her family, Nina has to decide whether to take the biggest risk of her life. That is if the King Maker does not have them killed.< Less
What happens if a serial killer is never caught? Are there retirement homes for mass murderers?
Sam Wheeler is a damaged social worker haunted by his past. When he begins to suspect there is a... More > killer living at the Pines Residential Care Home his biggest problem is getting anyone else to believe him. His boss thinks he’s burnt out. The manager of the home believes the unexplained deaths are all unfortunate accidents. The police are too busy solving ‘proper’ crimes. And his therapist has her own issues to deal with, but gets entangled in his crackpot theories despite her best efforts to keep her distance.
Teddy didn’t see himself as a killer. He was on a crusade to rid the world of his mother, one woman at a time.< Less
Book One of the Schlinkenmayer Mystery Series begins with Bertha meeting a new partner, a private investigator. They solve the murder of Bertha's dear friend, and find several other unsolved... More > murders. In so doing she gets a man shot and almost becomes one of the victims herself.< Less
(lower cost Galley Edition)
Labor Day 1989: Duncan Twist's sleazy client, Nick Varnish, has loaned him a cottage overlooking the salt marshes of Dusktide Beach, a barrier island in southeast North... More > Carolina. Just to the south lies Lorn Island, which is deserted, except for one ethereal resident: the Kindred Spirit. Duncan coincidentally encounters a former lover, Tendency Specter, who introduces him to the Kindred Spirit. In turn, the Kindred Spirit introduces him to an unnamed person who has mysteriously disappeared.
Intrigued as much by their rekindling relationship as they are by the missing person, Duncan and Tendency begin investigating. As they grapple with both the growing mystery and each other, curious events continue to interrupt both interests. A skeleton half-buried in the sand seems to indicate murder... or maybe not. Or are there two skeletons? Is the skeleton a murder victim or has it been there since the Civil War? Only the Kindred Spirit knows the answers, and it's not talking.< Less
The screams which have been silent for thirty four years are no longer silent. They now have a voice.
July, 1972 Nancy Trotter and Pamela Sue Wells were taken to a remote area on South... More > Hutchinson Island in Martin County tied, gagged and hung. They were left to die.
But they managed to escape. This escape led to an investigation of a crime that before 1972 had no name. Law enforcement was in uncharted waters.
The crime serial killings.
The killer Gerard Schaefer.
Nancy Trotter and Pamela Wells were just two of the nine known and possibly as high as 34 unknown victims. They ranged from Fort Lauderdale Florida to Europe and N. Africa.
Silent Scream finally gives the victims a voice – Their screams are no longer silent and with that voice comes peace.< Less
In PATCHWORK CONNECTIONS, seventy-year old Sarah Miller, along with her friends and family, piece together their relationships to create renewed and lasting bonds.
Sarah's daughter, Martha, begins... More > to play a larger role in her mother's life, but she brings a troubled past and impending danger.
Charles pulls his cop hat out of storage, hoping to solve a mystery close to Sarah's heart. Sophie, while building new bonds with her son, continues to keep her cohorts from getting too serious.
This sequel to TIE DIED, RUNNING STITCHES, and SEA BOUND is the fourth book in the Quilting Cozy series and continues to offer light mystery, loveable characters, a bit of romance, and lots of quilting.< Less
Delainey Smith moved to Italy to carve a path all her own. Marco Angelozzi found himself embroiled in a generations-old dispute between two proud families. Together, the love-struck couple find... More > themselves in the crosshairs of the mafia as they take a stand against the transgressions of the Moretti Family. As cosa nostra's crimes reach an apex, Marco and Delainey find their own lives in danger... as well as the lives of their beloved family. Despite the fact they face seemingly insurmountable evil, they learn that at times, you must stand for what is right... even if that means you stand alone. Watchmen for Morning is a globe-trotting tale that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.< Less
Time is running out as Amber uncovers clues to her family's past. She will have to go to great lengths to save her family and her friends. Along the journey, the young sleuth comes face to face with... More > a truth that has been hidden from her sight; a truth that can only save her loved ones.< Less
Finding the Way Back is the story of Laney, a recently divorced woman who agrees to help her mother fix up her dead grandfather’s house. From the first night when she hears ghostly music to... More > later physical attacks that seem targeted only at her, she soon discovers that a spirit in the house may have plans of its own. For her own well-being, she needs to find answers as the danger escalates and she learns to trust herself and others. With the help of her cousin Connie, an attractive ghosthunter named Emmett, and several other eccentric characters, Laney uncovers the dark secret of the house and a new path for her future.< Less
A young reporter needs to make a big impression on his bosses. He wants to move up the ladder but to do so he has to take a really big step. That step? Reporting from death row. Mike Newberry is up... More > and coming and gets his foot in the door with the big guys at the Kansas City Chronicle but what happens on death row will change his life forever.< Less
Chicago Illinois has turned into a nightmare for Duchess Parker. She just crossed paths with The Disciplinarians. A fiercely brutal gang of killers who want her dead more than anything. Lieutenant... More > Clive Rhodes has been assigned to protect Duchess. Will he stop The Disciplinarians before it's too late?< Less
Tess Moran is an up-and-coming author and a social media addict. Just as her career and her love life are coming together, she draws the attention of an obsessed and dangerous fan. First he finds her... More > online, and then he hunts her down in person.< Less
"Revolving Doors" is an adult, autobiographical novel in which 'Richard', now over sixty, recalls incidents of his nightmarish first five years of childhood, while fostered through 17... More > residences as a ward of Toronto's "S.W.York Co. Children's Aid Society". From his perspective and understanding as a small child, he shares details of memories of unspeakably perverse mistreatment, including perpetual abuse, torture and even rape. After years of counselling and treatment for ensuing, debilitating mental illnesses, 'Richard' experienced a "black-out", resulting in the sudden awareness of long-buried, traumatic memories. The Author, Ms. Ketteringham, graphically details her brother's incredible victimization/survival story by interweaving his recollections, and relentless nightmares, with documentation from the organizations involved. It is "Richard's" most sincere desire that his story of ultimate survival might encourage similar abuse victims who may be searching for hope in facing and fighting their own demons.< Less
A Year In Bushwick is set in the 1970's a time before Facebook and cell phones. A time when what happened on the street stayed on the street. It is the story of a cop and the squad he worked with in... More > the strangest precinct in New York City. Headquarters once advised a Captain who had been assigned as Commanding Officer that the 83 Precinct was a cross between a Foreign Legion Outpost and a leper colony.
This book follows Sean Quigley a cop in the 83 precinct for one year from New Year's Eve at Times Square to Brooklyn and back to Times Square. It is the fictional memoir of a fictional cop assigned to that precinct. You will meet the strange cops that inhabited that precinct, the nurses from a local hospital and those who lived in the confines of the command. They were he last of the cowboy cops.
The story covers the gamut of human emotion and experience. There is tragedy, horror, sex, violence, boredom and a good deal of comedy.< Less
Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Big-city residents on both sides of the law regard him with equal measures of fear and reticence. They know that whatever they’re doing, right or... More > wrong, will sooner or later come to the attention of Guy “Keyhole” Kerry, a wise-cracking, hard-charging journalist who knows all and tells most of it. Kerry’s profession brings him into contact with all kinds of people, and the law of averages guarantees that some of them are better left alone. But Keyhole Kerry will risk anything for a scoop, even if it means becoming embroiled in murder mysteries and making himself a target.< Less
Petty crooks, gangsters, rum runners, hijackers, jewel smugglers, Chinatown tongs, hard-boiled cops, tramp gunmen, a prize fighter, and a private dick. These are just a few of the characters found... More > within the pages of this collection from master crime fiction writer Frederick Nebel. This book, the tenth volume in The Nebel Library, collects for the first time, the last sixteen remaining tales he wrote for Black Mask. Complete with their original illustrations.< Less
For Your Heart, For Your Sanity, For You Soul
What’s Best is epic saga about choices.
Love or Lust?
Gratification or Intolerance?
Salvation or Damnation?
When the... More > powerful Sylvester “Sly” Ford Family and Organization are dealt the biggest blow imaginable, members scramble to find their way.
New motivations and desires surface as means of coping with a new reality are kept secret.
Business is still conducted and with an aggression never before required while the loyalty and trust of friends and family alike come into question.
Sylvester and Juanita Ford, Darrell and Christopher “Cease” Young are the Ford family.
Martin Shultz, Frieda Daniels and a number of vile creatures make the Ford Organization.
Who will love, who will lose?
Who will forgive, who will avenge?
Who will do what’s asked?
Who will do What’s Best?< Less
Born n raised in the streets of Sunset Park Brooklyn, three teens, Tommy Gunz, 40cal, Berretta(better known as" Men of Steel") came together with one common goal. To get paid at any given... More > cost. Caught in between friendship, loyalty, money, and the fast life. Can they hold it together long enough to make it out of this risky lifestyle or will their lives come crashing down right before their face?< Less
When Chuck Fagan learned about a teachers' conference in Las Vegas he figured it to be the ultimate work trip. The townspeople of tiny Rivertown, Michigan weren't so sure about that.
When the... More > elusive cyber-thief Potter decides that Chuck and three other
fellow teachers tagging along would be the perfect pawns in his latest scheme, Las Vegas shows the four far more excitement than they could have ever bargained.
Join Chuck, Kevin, Bill, and Terry as they covertly navigate a dragnet that has been tossed over Sin City while attempting to prove that they are not the master criminals the World believes them to be.< Less
The fictional story of a man who looses entire family as a child. With vengeance in his mind he grew up abandoned and set up in all imaginable criminal activities. He is feared by all and was even... More > feared by the government who finally unleashed their final weapon on him - Ike. This was a one-man army who took care of him after serious gunfights as well as hand to hand combats.
He is known to have been so much into criminal activities from prostitution rings and drug dealing through human trafficking and assassinations to kidnapping and bank heists. He even kidnaps the president of his country.
A chronic bachelor, he kills all his lovers.< Less
Art Kinder was a man Eric was pleased Bertha did not have to deal with. Art used everyone he came in contact with; especially young women, He would discard them as soon as they proved no further use... More > to him. Now he was on the run with another innocent young lady. It was Bertha and Eric's job to locate Art before he was through with another of his victims. Eric knew Art abducted the woman and took her over the state line. In truth, Art had taken her over many state lines.< Less
With no one to turn too, young Victoria is forced to live a dual life. To her friends she is energetic, adventurous and fun to be around. What they don't know is that Victoria harbors dark secrets,... More > secrets she can't even tell the priest. Inspired by true events, book one of three chronicles her tumultuous life that will leave readers questioning their own morality as Victoria makes a decision that ultimately decides her fate. *Names and places have been changed and in no way reflect the characters. The content of this book contains explicit material and is not suitable for anyone under 17.< Less