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“Close Call”

by Mike Clayton

They thought it would be a boring day. They were wrong.G.E.E.K.S. Inc. – a crime thriller series

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What happens when G.E.E.K.S. Inc. visit a fair in a relaxed surveillance duty? First, they screw up that simple task. Second, they get involved in something much more sinister. When they realize there are two little boys involved, there’s nothing that can stop them from helping. But what seemed to be only a local trouble, very soon grew into a web of deadly threats spread all over Los Angeles. An unknown, powerful player in cartel wars slowly rises. And they are the first ones who noticed him. Close Call is the first novella in a new crime thriller series G.E.E.K.S. Inc. Six novellas and nine novels will be coming to you throughout 2019.

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“Task Force Identity”

by I.A. Thompson

In the fight against a ruthless criminal network operating on four continents…… will CIA Analyst Regina Livingston be the ace in the hole for Interpol?

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Nobody saw the pattern… …until one analyst connected the dots. Is there enough time to stop them? Regina worked hard in school, got the right degrees, and put in her time. At 35, she’s a rising star in the C.I.A., but her dream is to be in the field. Will her new assignment be the break she longs for? Interpol task force “identity” needs strong analysts. Regina gets accepted and it looks like the dream might be possible, but there is one problem…Zach Jones, her partner, doesn’t want her in the field. Real police work doesn’t need analyst nerds. Sometimes the break a person needs, falls at their feet, and the case they just landed is in Regina’s hometown, Pensacola, Florida. She knows the town and there’s nothing Zach Jones can do to keep her on the sidelines. Is Regina ready for the field? What she doesn’t know, is that this is only the beginning of a chase that will take them around the world. With each stop the stakes grow. The danger rises. In this game, they play for keeps. You’ll adore this thriller, because it grabs you and won’t let go. Get it now.

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“Whose Greater Good”

by David DeLee

Dawson has seen miscarriages of justice before A Dawson Vigilante story

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Dawson has seen miscarriages of justice before—firsthand, and it cost him his family—so when Kristine Seleski tells him about the man who brutally beat and raped her daughter, Amy, and how the district attorney’s office suddenly refused to prosecute the case, Dawson doesn’t hesitate to help. But, while trying to track down Amy’s assailant, what Dawson discovers makes his blood run cold. Refusing to accept the compromises the legal system is willing to settle for, Dawson sets in motion his own plan for justice, one that will be bloody and violent…and absolute.

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“The Golem of Prague”

by Steven Moore

One ancient myth. One crazed Neo-Nazi. One chance at redemption…A Hiram Kane Action Thriller

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One ancient myth. One crazed Neo-Nazi. One chance at redemption… Hiram Kane is in Prague to visit his friend and mentor, Professor John Haines, when a deranged Neo-Nazi kidnaps a dozen innocent Jewish children. Kane and Haines suddenly find themselves drawn into a deadly race against time to save the victims, before the psychopathic modern-day monster twists an ancient Jewish myth to her wildly unhinged and nefarious desires. Innocents will die. That is inevitable. The question is, how many can Hiram Kane save? The Golem of Prague is an exciting new intro novella to the bestselling Hiram Kane action thriller series. For fans of Russell Blake and Clive Cussler, Steven Moore’s latest offering will leave you breathless. To delve into the globetrotting world of Hiram Kane, download your copy of The Golem of Prague, today!

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“The Borman Factor”

by Robert Lalonde

If you enjoy gripping, stand-alone crime-thrillers, you’ll love The Borman Factor! A Nick Borman Thriller

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Borman doesn’t advertise. He made his reputation busting high-ranking US Army officers who were leaking secrets. He’s picky about who he works for. Now, a client wants his help solving a murder. He says he doesn’t trust anyone else. Borman doesn’t like getting involved in murder investigations. He’d like to say no, but there’s not a chance in hell he’s going to be able to. The victim was married to a childhood friend. If you enjoy gripping, stand-alone crime-thrillers, you’ll love The Borman Factor! Get it now.

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“Elk Lake Cabins”

by PJ SHANAHAN

It was meant to be a nice family holiday… but family holidays can be deadly…Elk Lake Cabins is the fast paced, unputdownable page turner sure to keep you up at night and get your insides churning…

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It was meant to be a nice family holiday… but family holidays can be deadly… Jake Hawkins wants nothing more than a week away with his family. Their destination, the Elk Lake Cabins Resort, nestled amongst the magnificent Texan wilderness. That was, until his sister’s new boyfriend, Garret Watts, tags along for the trip. But Garret has a dark past and even darker cause. A cause he will kill for. In the space of an evening, the Hawkins’ family holiday is transformed from tranquil to nightmare, where they must confront peril at every turn and find themselves in a desperate fight for survival. Elk Lake Cabins is the fast paced, unputdownable page turner sure to keep you up at night and get your insides churning…

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“The £20 Note”

by David Fuentes

The £20 Note

Follow The Money: A Tale of Tales – Free Book 1 of 4

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(Follow The Money: A Tale of Tales- Book 1 of 4)

Delve deep into the murky underbelly of Britain’s criminal underworld whilst discovering a side of London that you never dreamt possible. Prepare to be shocked and amazed by what you find on your journey from drug dens to strip clubs and more whilst following a day in the life of a single £20 note; but tread carefully, your next step could be your last. N.B: Please could you leave a review on Amazon, Goodreads and Bookbub after you have enjoyed the book as that would really help me out. Cheers and thank you for your support.

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“Deadliest Weapon”

by Thomas Sewell

Decision Time: Run him over, or not?

A short military thriller about one man’s critical decision.

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Captain Mike Drake, four combat tour veteran and 38-year-old new father of twin girls, just retired. He’s traded in his Company of M1 Abrams tanks for a silver Hyundai Sonata. He retired because he’d had enough of death and split second thinking. Now, situational awareness firing on all cylinders, he must make an instant life or death decision. Run him over, or not?

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“Wicked Storm”

by Chase Austin

Wicked Storm

Sam Wick Rapid Thriller – Book 1

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A girl’s life at stake. A cage match. Only one chance. Will Sam Wick succeed? Task Force-77 (TF-77) is a black ops team of NSA and the US Military. This is the team, the U.S. government calls when it needs to get people out of the most dangerous places on earth. Sam Wick.Task Force 77’s best. Master Extractor. Perfect Assassin. Where the government cannot and will not go, he will. Fast paced. Hard hitting. Action explodes right off the page. Read this non-stop thriller on your devices NOW!

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“Saint Justice (Christopher Wren Thrillers Book 1)”

by Michael Grist

It takes a cult leader to kill a cult. An explosive thriller ripped from tomorrow’s headlines.

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“Addictive, intelligent, edge-of-your seat writing; as urgent and gripping as it gets.”- Oliver Harris, bestselling thriller author. On the run from past colleagues, cult leader and ex-CIA agent Christopher Wren walks into a white supremacist bar in northern Utah, looking only to get beaten up. What he uncovers instead is repugnant; the beginning threads of a vast human trafficking organization run with ruthless corporate precision, funneling thousands of homeless people from the streets to… Nobody knows. Nobody cares. They should. A civil war is brewing in the wilds of America. One spark in the tinderkeg could ignite the inferno, and now Wren finds himself alone in the dark, watching the spark fall. If you love Jack Reacher, John Milton or Mitch Rapp you’ll love this book.

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“The Murder Suspect (Sample )”

by Rani Ramakrishnan

The prime accused in a high-profile murder case—and for good reason. The murder weapon grows in her backyard. A fast paced suspense thriller

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Nalini Bose is single, independent, and making waves at a bustling technology start-up in the happening city of Pune. Only one man knows about her other life. And she wants to keep it that way. He ends up dead. She’s the murderer—scream the evidence, the circumstances, and Inspector Avinash Choudhary of the CBI. Choudhary is coming dangerously close to unearthing the skeletons of her past that will seal her fate. As Choudhary’s net tightens around Nalini, she is desperate to find a way out. Will she escape the clutches of the law or will her karma finally catch up with her? Nalini Bose is guilty of many things—but is she a killer?

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“Hide All Night”

by Tim Kizer

Hide All Night

A collection of seven suspense novelettes

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Hitchhiker When a serial killer hitches a ride one sunny day in a beautiful California valley, he does not suspect that he may have met his match, who is dead set to take another life. The battle of wits begins and only the most devious mind will survive. — Find Hitchhiker and other suspense novelettes in this collection. *** Sixtus After becoming friends with a mysterious entity named Jeremy, Zack, a skinny fifteen-year-old nerd suffering from polydactyly, acquires a taste for killing. *** Intoxication Leslie has a suspicion: someone at work is trying to poison her. Can she prove it? No, and she doesn’t care that she can’t as she takes the law into her hands. *** Dark Luck After winning a four-hundred-million dollar jackpot with the numbers he received from the future, Ted Duplass is as happy as can be. The fun stops when Ted learns that he’s going to be murdered by the end of the year. Fortunately, he knows the name of the killer. *** The Dreamer A psychiatrist discovers that a man claiming that the world is just a dream could be right. *** Scorned An eighteen-year-old girl exacts vengeance on her cheating boyfriend with the help of a mysterious woman. *** Deception When a dead body is found in a multimillionaire’s son’s house, it is up to Detective Miranda Murphy to find the killer and figure out the motive behind this heinous crime.

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“Shelter”

by Erica R. Stinson

A Gripping Suspense Thriller

They Picked The Wrong House

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When Gabriel Warner loses his job, he and his deaf ten-year-old, Anne, hit rock-bottom. So when a new opportunity presents itself, Gabriel jumps at the chance, even though it means heading into the biggest blizzard to hit upstate New York in twenty years. But hope turns to peril when they’re derailed by a car accident. Desperate for shelter, they find refuge in an empty house deep in the woods. Jake Pryor has been a broken man since the senseless loss of his family during a home invasion. Hell-bent on protecting his new wife and children, he’s constructed an impenetrable fortress to keep them safe. However, while he and his family are out of town, he’s alerted about a break-in. Able to remotely operate the security system, Jake activates the VaultMode feature, ensnaring the intruders until he can arrive with the authorities. Gabriel and Anne are now trapped without electricity, communication, food or water. They managed to escape the storm, but will they escape their shelter? This is a PREVIEW SAMPLE

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“The Last Housekeeper Chapters 1-5”

by Kari Shuey

Not all evil can be swept under the rug.

A Cozy Mystery Romance

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Enjoy the first five chapters of this addictive novel soon to be released on September 6. Falling for your employer is bad… but falling for a murderer is worse. Abby is in the top of her field and takes pride in her ability to clean up after the upper class. When her boss offers her a promotion to be a live-in housekeeper, she can’t believe the opportunity that has been thrown in front of her. Better pay, no more rent, doing what she loves… what’s the catch? The client is a person of interest in a prominent murder case – the death of his most recent housekeeper. Mr. Saxe is not only handsome, but the most eligible bachelor in the area. However, he’s an incredibly private person with the means to hide the darkest of secrets. While Abby tries to ignore the growing feelings she has for her new employer, she realizes there’s more to Mr. Saxe than meets the eye. As she discovers unnerving information about his past, she must make a choice – trust her instincts or follow her heart.

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“Naan of Your Business – Chapter 1”

by Jack Roach

Too Shy to Reply?

He’ll do it for you

The Comeback Kid finishes arguments you’re to embarrassed to bring up

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Frank “The Comeback Kid” Davenport has made a cozy living delivering retorts for people too embarrassed to speak up for themselves. But when a beautiful young woman hires him to tell off her dad for abandoning her 18 years ago, Frank finds himself in a deadly race against the Mob to find the wayward dad before it’s too late. Frank’s only hope is to find out why the dad skipped town before his life, career, and that all-important first date are ruined.

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“Pure Justice”

by Alan Richards

A contract killer with a difference. A police detective out to prove himself. Their lives coincide with explosive results. A fast paced thriller.

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Amelia Johnson is a contract killer with a difference, she picks and chooses her targets. She eliminates the worst of humanity. Michael Moran is a failed police detective. He stumbles across a case that looks like a hit. Is this the chance he has been waiting for to get his career back on track. Amelia must keep one step ahead of Michael. Will she have to break her one rule and dispose of Michael to keep her secret safe. Before she can make that decision, events take a tragic turn and Amelia must decide whether to save Michael’s life or let him die. Will keeping her secret win against her own humanity.

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“Escaping The Past”

by Edie Baylis

Some things just can’t be changed…A gritty dark thriller full of crime and suspense

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“Dark and impossible to put down…”- 5 stars After being released from prison, Jane Ellerton is forced to assume a new identity and relocate in an attempt to leave the painful memories of both what she has done, as well as lost, in the past. When problems arise at her place of work, she gladly accepts an unexpected job offer, but instead of this improving the situation, she finds herself embroiled in a bitter feud between two rival firms. It is then that she realises she isn’t the only one who is not what they proclaim to be. No matter how hard Jane tries, the net is closing in and the life she’d been trying so desperately to forget is fast threatening to catch up with her. Not everything can be left in the past and some things just can’t be changed.

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“Epiphany from a broken camera”

by Sebastyen Dugas

A man wanted to teach his sister a lesson. Instead, he was confronted with his destiny. A humourous private investigator story with a dash of brashness.

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Martin Lafs screwed up about his sister, but this episode was going to change his life for good. An illumination like you rarely have in your life. In all this, he found his way. They say there are no small victories. For once in his life, he took a meaningful initiative, but everything had turned against him. Life can be hard. Martin Lafs started his own private detective agency. It’s surprising considering all the bad decisions he’s made.

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“Cops and Intruders”

by RJ Beam

Was it self-defense from a burglar or something more? An Officer Stuart Thompson short story

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A 911 call sends Officer Stuart Thompson to a shooting scene at a local residence. The homeowner claims he shot an intruder with a gun. In the sleepy suburban city of Platteville, Wisconsin burglars with guns are rare. Shootings almost never happen. Can Thompson figure out who the intruder is and the truth about events that ended in the shooting?

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“Ice”

by Neil Lancaster

A DS Tom Novak Short Story When the criminals can’t be arrested, how can you get justice?

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A New strain of lethally addictive Meth is hitting the streets of London, sent by the vicious Sinaloa Cartel as a test batch before a major consignment that will wreak havoc on the streets of London. How can this dangerous drug be stopped if the dealers and importers cannot? Read this free and gripping short story, part of the Tom Novak series by ex-Scotalnd Yard detective, Neil Lancaster

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“The Hidden Threat”

by Angel Vane

Heart-pounding action, tropical settings and star-crossed lovers A romantic suspense story

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In a haven for artists on a small island in the Caribbean, Ella Sapphire has finally found a place where she belongs. But as her art flourishes, her funds flounder. Desperate to remain in paradise, she accepts a job that is too good to be true, plunging her into the dangerous world of an island cartel. On his 25th birthday, Beaujean Ali meets a beautiful artist who makes him yearn for a life less complicated than his own. When the stranger sets him up to be attacked, he must find out which of his friends is really a foe, while protecting the artist who has stolen his heart. If you like heart-pounding action, tropical settings, and star-crossed lovers, then you’ll love Angel Vane’s The Hidden Threat.

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“The Secret Rival”

by Rachel Woods

A thrilling mystery with suspense and romance A short story in the popular Palmchat Islands Mystery!

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Heading toward the capital of Malawi, three foreign aid workers, are forced to stop for an unauthorized roadblock set up by rural villagers. After the villagers converge upon the vehicle, they pull one of the workers from the SUV and execute their ruthless savagery. As journalists Leo Bronson and Vivian Thomas investigate the aid worker’s brutal death, they uncover a heinous plot born of rumors, rage, and a centuries-old superstition involving bloodsuckers. But, did the villagers attack because they feared the worker wanted their blood? Or, could they have been coerced into carrying out the violent act? If you love a thrilling mystery with danger and a touch of romance, then you’ll enjoy The Secret Rival! Start reading today!

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“On The Edge-Four Short Crime Stories”

by Robin Storey

Award-winning stories of deception, intrigue and madness

Bite-sized crime and suspense you can read in one sitting

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The Pistol Neil Creswell, mild-mannered accountant, has a plan that will make the world sit up and take notice of him. But does he have the courage to carry it out? Vigilante Angels. Three young women decide to take justice into their own hands when a local man is acquitted of sexual harassment. The Perfect Job Alice, a newly trained security officer, yearns for a job with excitement. But when she is hired as a bodyguard for an eccentric old lady, she gets more than she bargained for. Taken for a Ride Telling stories is all part of Jed’s service to the passengers in his taxi. But when a customer complains, he has to take action.

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“Forged in Flames: action packed thriller (Mason and Sterling Novella Book 1”

by David Beckler

High octane tale of a firefighter’s attempt to keep a woman safe from a determined arsonist. Perfect for fans of Lee Child, J. B. Turner, Mark Dawson and David Baldacci.

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Manchester, England 1996 Ex-Royal Marine and Firefighter, Adam Sterling, rescues Kim from an inferno. She reminds him of someone in his past. Kim is being targeted by a violent arsonist, but why? She’s in witness protection, but even Eddy Arkwright, the policeman investigating her attack, can’t find out why. Adam feels compelled to help her, but can he keep her out of the clutches of the people hunting her? He has to use all his abilities as a firefighter plus some older skills as he fights to survive and save Kim. “A thrilling, scary, rollercoaster of a ride.” “gripping and truly frightening.” “a pulse-racing, page-turning joy of a read” “Characters you can identify with”

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“Love Me, Crazy”

by Laura Burton

Having a psychopathic ex-boyfriend can be a real killer. A clean romantic thriller with light Christian themes.

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Dee thinks she’s hit the jackpot when it comes to her love life. Not only does she meet Jack, the gorgeous accountant who loves fast cars and the thrill of a chase. But in swoops the sweetheart Reverend Tom who loves to quote from his book on Golf more than the bible. Problem is, one of them is a psychopath. She expected chivalry and romance. What she got was a deadly dilemma. When chaos ensues, can Dee hold her nerve and trust anyone with her heart? Or will falling in love get her killed?

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“The Reluctant Coroner”

by Paul Austin Ardoin

Blood is thicker than oil—until murder is involved. Download The Reluctant Coroner today!

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Fenway Stevenson doesn’t want to return to the coastal town where her estranged father is practically king. But the death of her mother draws her back home—and the murder of the county coroner draws her into a deepening conspiracy. As the body count rises and all signs seem to point toward her father’s oil company, will Fenway uncover the truth before family bonds become deadly? “It’s the perfect mystery for the #metoo era. Thank you, Fenway Stevenson, for reminding me that I like crime fiction. After finishing the book, I just have one question: when will the next one be out?” —Derek McCaw, Fanboy Planet “Paul Austin Ardoin has a hit on his hands with his debut novel. It’s an engaging mystery with a propulsive plot…It’s clear to me Ardoin has written something wonderful.” —Michelle Damiani, Amazon bestselling author of Il Bel Centro and Santa Lucia

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“Sherlock Holmes Latent”

by John Pirillo

Latent in all of us is a horror that can’t be stopped. Urban Fantasy Mystery

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Holmes faces a horrible burden as a sudden outbreak of deaths happens in London. Some believe its caused by demons. Some by ghosts. Some believe it’s a new plague, but worse than the Black Death! As the outbreaks grow the pressure grows on Holmes and his friends to locate the source of the outbreak…and eliminate it. This book was written under my pen name. John Pirillo

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“Not Far Enough From Worries”

by Colin Devonshire

Crime in Thailand. Drug baron fathers his niece’s daughter, but not in the normal way!

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A drug lord fathers his lesbian niece’s child, but not in the usual way! Two Englishmen have dreams of setting up a business in the sun, but trouble follows them. Their first brush with death came at Bangkok’s airport on Nick’s first day in the Kingdom. Action laughs, romance and tears follow as the story moves at a breathtaking pace. Violence and tender moments collide as the gullible pair meet a dodgy ship’s engineer, two lovely French girls more interested in dogs than romance, and a tall Welsh man, with a very chequered drug background who leads them all into more trouble. The last person they need to encounter is a lesbian newspaper reporter with a deadly family secret. The tale unfolds into an action-packed finale. “I didn’t know if I should laugh or cry, all very worrying.” Janet Brookman “How can anybody have so many worries on a paradise beach?” Tim Mellish

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