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Urban fantasy, crime noir, and Asian myth collide in this darkly entertaining novel of stylish mystery and pulp adventure.

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Jack is a down and out Las Vegas magician. But he never believed in all that hocus pocus anyway. Now he grinds out a living as a smuggler, counterfeiter, and debt collector for a California crime boss. And tries to stay off of everyone else’s radar.

Unfortunately, keeping a low profile just isn’t in the cards for the Jack of Spades.

A working vacation to the isle of Saipan turns deadly when eight card-like tiles of ancient origin draw the attention of syndicate enforcers, undercover agents, and mythical forces beyond imagination.

“A great pulp noir piece involving casinos, gunfights, and a dash of magic reminiscent of Big Trouble in Little China. Fun, exciting fiction that reads like my favorite movies from the ‘80s.” – Barbarian Book Club

The Grit & Shadows Collection: Dark magic, crime noir, and The Twilight Zonehad a baby. And she’s tragically beautiful.

  • A Long Walk Down a Dark Alley – Four tales of temptation and terror.
  • Kiss of the Maiden – Five stories of gritty heroes and bloody resolve.
  • One-Eyed Jacks – Novel of urban fantasy, crime noir, and Asian myth.

Jack is a down and out Las Vegas magician. But he never believed in all that hocus pocus anyway. Now he grinds out a living as a smuggler, counterfeiter, and debt collector for a California crime boss. And tries to stay off of everyone else’s radar.

Unfortunately, keeping a low profile just isn’t in the cards for the Jack of Spades.

A working vacation to the isle of Saipan turns deadly when eight card-like tiles of ancient origin draw the attention of syndicate enforcers, undercover agents, and mythical forces beyond imagination.

“A great pulp noir piece involving casinos, gunfights, and a dash of magic reminiscent of Big Trouble in Little China. Fun, exciting fiction that reads like my favorite movies from the ‘80s.” – Barbarian Book Club

The Grit & Shadows Collection: Dark magic, crime noir, and The Twilight Zonehad a baby. And she’s tragically beautiful.

  • A Long Walk Down a Dark Alley – Four tales of temptation and terror.
  • Kiss of the Maiden – Five stories of gritty heroes and bloody resolve.
  • One-Eyed Jacks – Novel of urban fantasy, crime noir, and Asian myth.
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Made: The Frankie Finch Story

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If you love ‘Peaky Blinders’ and ‘Legend’, you’ll love ‘Made: The Frankie Finch Story’.

“Fast-paced, hard-hitting and wickedly funny.”

It was never Fat Frankie Finch’s intention to become a gangster.  In fact, he just wanted a nice life, a bit of razzle-dazzle and to be able to treat his Linda once in a while.

Until one fateful morning when everything changed.

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Once a cop, now on the wrong side of the thin, blue line….

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Jake Stankovic has been flying below the radar for years, dealing safely in stolen property crime with his two-man crew. But times are tough, so he decides to step up to the big money with a drug deal. Everything that can go wrong, does. The deal goes bad, a vengeful detective sets his sights on Jake, one of his crew might be a turncoat, and a woman from a long past affair suddenly reappears. All of this would be complicated enough on it’s own, but for Jake, it’s even worse.

The woman is the detective’s ex-wife.

And Jake Stankovic used to be a cop.

Now Jake must face new problems and old vendettas in an all-in proposition with lives on the line. He has to find a way to get his money back, keep the girl, and beat everyone involved…At Their Own Game.

*This is book one in the SpoCompton series. The next, IN THE CUT, is out in January 2020 from Down and Out Books.

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Newly joined Siamese twins – work that one out!

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A thriller set in Thailand.

This is the sequel to the popular ‘Not Far Enough From Worries’. Kev and Skylab pit their wits against Camilla, the beautiful but ruthless lesbian.

This dark novel starts in Hua Hin, a sleepy seaside town in Thailand. “Not much ever happens there.” Don’t you believe it! A thriving gambling hub, wives kill husbands to raise a stake for the next turn of a card. Never owe the debt-collector or his mother. You may be set alight!

Kev and Skylab are now the guardians of a very talented child, amongst other skills, he can tell if you are lying, making Kev very nervous, fortunately, the only person Nick will talk to is Camilla’s daughter, Philippa. That ability is useful if you want a casino.

Characters to avoid on a dark night are Mik and Mak, Thai twins, yes, real Siamese Twins. You’ll have to think about that comment. Their ‘friend’ Randy has some mental issues. He ends up missing part of his body!

The action moves to Bangkok for a fast, hard-hitting surprise. Horror when you don’t expect it!

This is book two in the ‘No Worries’ series. Book 3 ‘Children With No Worries’, to be published 2019.

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“Siamese twins?”

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The mind-bending prequel to the Chrome Valley Thriller series.

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Buried deep in Paul’s past is a burning desire for revenge.

He’s isolated in his basement.

His only company is a punching bag.

The line between violent fantasy and reality blurred a long, long time ago — and the truth of his condition is about to explode.

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Navy SEAL Neil Cox would do just about anything to find his father’s body. He wants to give the missing FBI undercover agent a proper burial.The Irish-American mobster suspected of committing the murder has never been caught, thanks to his co-opted sources in law enforcement. But when Paddy O’Hurley seeks Stinger missiles for the IRA, he becomes a serious national security threat. As the body count grows, the FBI Special Investigations team in Washington concocts an ambitious “double strike” plan on two continents with the help of the CIA. First order of business is to break Pádraig O’Hurley’s connection to IRA terrorists, so that peace negotiations can begin in earnest in Northern Ireland.Jaded by his most recent assignment, CIA Officer Rand Morgan reluctantly agrees postpone his return to America in order to pose as a priest and shadow Father James on his religious pilgrimage through Italy. Morgan’s mission takes a desperate turn at the Sanctuary di Oropa, when he unexpectedly discovers Father James is stalked by vicious contract killers. No one really knows why the mobster wants him dead, but it’s clear the priest is on O’Hurely’s hit list.Meanwhile, the FBI is out to crush O’Hurley’s criminal empire in New England, where the sadistic megalomaniac is publicly lauded as a modern day Robin Hood. To do that, they enlist Neil Cox, knowing he would do anything to avenge his father’s murder. Once Cox manages to provoke O’Hurley, with the help of some of his Navy SEAL buddies, the harrowing international chase is on. Will O’Hurley get his hands on those Stinger missiles and disrupt the peace talks? Find out in this epic stand-alone thriller!

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5 Killer Tropical Thrillers!

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Tidal Wave – A Troy Bodean Tropical Thriller Prequel

A thrill ride from Vegas to New Orleans with a dead body to boot…

Troy Bodean is a rambling man traveling the U.S.A. on a mission to find some peace and quiet.

Afghanistan brings a ransom plot trading the victim’s fingers for money (one by one.)

Vegas brings a romance with a secretly married stripper whose mafioso husband isn’t too happy about it.

New Orleans brings a new job on a shrimping boat. Only problem is the current captain might have killed the previous one.

Troy just can’t catch a break. Read all about it in the prequel to the hit Troy Bodean Tropical Thriller series. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry laughing, and then you’ll laugh some more.

Havana Fury – A Ryan Bodean Tropical Thriller Prequel   A thrilling action/adventure to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico…

Looks like Ryan “R.B.” Bodean has taken a page from his brother’s book and is out to find his fortune at the bottom of the ocean. And he needs good fortune to shine on him in the worst way…

Enter Megan Simons. She’s got a lead on a wreck that might be something more valuable than gold. But the bad guys from 90 miles south of Key West have other plans—namely, the kind of plans that won’t end well for R.B. and Megan.

R.B. just can’t catch a break. Read all about it in the prequel to the hit Ryan Bodean Tropical Thriller series. You’ll laugh, you’ll hold your breath, and then you’ll hope to hell he survives for another adventure.

Finding Prosperity – The Prosperity Spartanburg Files Prequel

What started out as a Funeral Services degree has turned into something she never expected…

Prosperity Spartanburg was like any other girl. Any other girl who formerly worked as a cocktail waitress at Tail Spinners strip club, found a dead body in an AirBnB while working there as a maid, and who dropped out of her funeral services degree to return months later and find her spot taken by another student.

What’s a girl to do? Switch to forensic pathology and find that she has a real talent for learning the secrets of the dead.

Prosperity just can’t catch a break until her new degree changes everything. Read all about it in the prequel to the hit Prosperity Spartanburg Files series. You’ll fall in love with Prosperity, you’ll wonder how she solves all those crimes, and then you’ll hope to hell she survives for another adventure.

Rogue Enemy – A Chris Collins CIA Thriller Prequel

Chris Collins had it all. Great job as Deputy Director of the CIA. a loving wife at home, and a really nice boat until…

It all went away in a flash. The CIA’s best Deputy Director, Chris Collins had it all. And then came the case that made him go rogue. After his last successful bust ended with two gun-smuggling, drug-running, crooked politicians behind bars … he thought he could close the file.

But the higher-ups in the cartel had other plans. And before Collins knew it, he was headed south of the Southernmost Point in the Continental United States … without a game plan, without the blessing of the CIA, on his own. (Except for Ned. There was always Ned.)

Chris Collins just can’t catch a break. Read all about it in the prequel to the hit Chris Collins CIA Thriller series. 

A Death In The Afternoon – The Southermost Mystery Series

At twenty-four years old, I was dying a slow and painful death.

My tombstone would read:

Here lies Mallory Hemingway. Gone Too Soon. Died of Boredom.

I scrolled past the government jobs, the work from home jobs, and the delivery jobs hoping to find that gem that stood out, when suddenly I sat straight up, the back of my chair bouncing back and forth like an overzealous jack in the box.

Wanted: Night-time Caretaker for Hemingway Home in Key West, FL.

Responsibilities: Live on-site for security purposes, locking gates, ensuring house is properly secured, tending to the many cats that live on the property, and being a point of contact for police or emergency personnel if needed.

Salary: $25,000 a year. Room and board included.

Ok, so the salary wasn’t much, but it was just me. And if I wasn’t paying for room and board, then how much money did I really need?

I googled Key West taking in the size of the island, the culture that oozed personality, and the tight, narrow streets that cut through the main areas.  I wouldn’t need a car to navigate such a tiny place, so I could sell mine and use the money to help me move. Real estate there was astronomical, so not having to pay for a place to stay would give me the room in my budget that I needed in order to write during the day.

It didn’t seem like they’d need me to do much, so I was basically being paid to sleep. I could get up early and write every morning, just like Hemingway did. Surely, my last name and distant relative status would be a mark in my favor.

My hand hovered over the receiver of the Harmony Times phone, when I stopped cold. What was I doing? I couldn’t break up with Andrew, leave my parents, and move to the southernmost point of the United States, could I?

Find out if she will in the newest cozy mystery sensation, A Death In The Afternoon.

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Reiko Watanabe / Inspector Aizawa Book 0

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Tokyo, March 1931

The Great Depression has wrecked Japan’s economy, leaving thousands unemployed, desperate, and angry. Dark rumors swirl around the city, hinting at an impending coup d’é tat against the civilian government. Inspector Kenji Aizawa of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department must go undercover and infiltrate the Kusanagi Society, one of the right-wing groups that are threatening to overthrow the government. As Aizawa goes deeper into Tokyo’s underworld, he meets Masaru Ryusaki, the leader of the Kusanagi Society and a key figure in a vast conspiracy involving the Imperial Japanese Army. Aizawa must thwart Ryusaki’s plot or risk Japan being thrown into chaos.

The exciting prequel to the Reiko Watanabe/Inspector Aizawa series, Conspiracy in Tokyo dives into an often overlooked period in Japanese history filled with danger and intrigue.

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The picturesque town of San Fallon has become the hunting ground of the Notorious Wolf: a serial killer who displays his victims as fairy tale characters for the police to find. After months of searching, he’s finally found his Sleeping Beauty.

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Helena Sussex is everyone’s dream of a homecoming queen, with the quarterback boyfriend to match. The world is hers for the taking: whatever her looks and charm wouldn’t hand her could be earned by her quick wit. It’s left her bored and hungry for more, and she’s made a game out of controlling those around her. As long as no one realizes it was her constant manipulations led to the suicide of fellow cheerleader Wadelyn Fairchild, she can have it all.

Follow Helena’s path as she’s stalked by the Notorious Wolf to see if it leads to salvation, or if his Sleeping Beauty is denied her happily ever after.

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Moonlight is hired to investigate the brutal murder of his lover. But he has blood on his hands. Her blood…

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THE THRILLER AND SHAMUS AWARD WINNING SERIES!

In MOONLIGHT FALLS, NY Times and USA Today bestselling author Vincent Zandri asks the question “If you knew your life could end at any moment, how far would you go to prove you murdered your lover? ” Albany, New York, is the dark setting of this paranoid thriller (in the Hitchcock tradition) about Richard “Dick” Moonlight, former APD detective turned private investigator, who believes he killed Scarlet Montana – his illicit lover and wife of his ex-boss, Chief of Detectives Jake Montana. Problem is, despite the blood on his hands, Moonlight doesn’t remember what happened.

From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Vincent Zandri, comes the first in the Thriller and Shamus Award Winning series. For fans of bestselling hard-boiled mystery and suspense writers like Robert B. Parker, Michael Connelly, Lawrence Block, Don Winslow, and Charlie Huston.

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“Sensational…Masterful…Brilliant.” —New York Post

“The action never wanes.” —Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinal

“Gritty, fast-paced, lyrical and haunting.” —Harlan Coben, bestselling author of Six Years

“Tough, stylish, heartbreaking.” —Don Winslow, bestselling author of Savages

“Non-stop action.” —I Love a Mystery

“Vincent Zandri nails reader’s attention.” —Boston Herald

“(Zandri) demonstrates an uncanny knack for exposition, introducing new characters and narrative possibilities with the confidence of an old pro…Zandri does a superb job interlocking puzzle pieces.” —The San Diego Union-Tribune

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London, 1995. PC Ruth Hunter is a young, ambitious female PC working the streets of South London. Can solving a brutal local murder give her the edge to progress into CID and become a detective in the masculine world of London’s Metropolitan Police Force? 

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Who knew justice had long legs and carried a badge?

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Trouble they say, loves company. On this particular night, trouble stands just under two meters tall and is visiting the popular Neon District.

A beautiful clone, Sarah normally doesn’t go looking for the company of trouble. But on this night, the long legged detective plans to take advantage of the badge she carries. Trouble won’t like it when Sarah finds it while out for A Night On The Town.

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Can she find her mother’s killer? Or will he find her first?

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When Kirin Lane’s father dies, it means nothing to her. Why should it? It’s been thirty years since he abandoned her after her mother’s death. But when her house is ransacked and sinister men pursue her, Kirin is forced to look to the only thing he left her for answers—a tattered Marine Corps field manual.

Inside, she discovers clues that could unlock the mystery surrounding her mother’s murder, if only she can follow the cryptic information. She finds an ally in the charming and mysterious Sam Neal, who both infuriates and awakens feelings she can’t resist. But can she trust him?

Sam Neal is determined not to fall for Kirin. He can’t. It’s a clause in his contract, and he never breaks a promise. But he knows too much about her. Her strength and sexy pigheadedness drive him crazy in the best of ways. Suddenly, Sam’s thinking less about obligations and more about allowing a certain woman inside his world.

But with nothing as it appears and her life on the line, can Kirin untangle what really happened to her mother thirty years ago?

Or will the killer’s next victim be her?

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Every Generation She Feeds

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For rookie park ranger, Matt Holmes, life couldn’t be better. He’s met the woman of his dreams, lives in picturesque Thunderbird Falls, and spends his days working in nature’s majesty. But Matt’s picture-perfect life is about to take a turn for the surreal when his investigation into a string of accidental deaths reveals terrifying similarities with a series of fatalities seventeen years prior, including the drowning of his mother.

Pagan ceremonies, unexplained occult rites, and a mysterious preacher are just a few of the difficulties Matt, girlfriend Colleen, and fellow ranger Andy Zimmerman must face as they uncover the source of an evil which has fed on the town of Thunderbird Falls for generations. The only question remaining. Can they stop it?

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Every marriage has secrets. Some are deadly. 

Lydia Harris knows her marriage to Dean has problems, but when she finds a box of news clippings he took great pains to conceal, the problems go from disappointing to dangerous. Nation-wide murders… in cities where he has traveled. She doesn’t want to believe him capable of such violence, so she searches for clues to explain the hidden clippings. 

As the evidence begins to mount, Lydia is torn. Dean seems to be trying to rekindle their lost spark, and she yearns for what they’d once had. But can she look past her own feelings to uncover the truth, or will she be next on his list? 

Dean’s List is a USA Today bestselling title and a nail-biting psychological thriller. Pick up your copy today!

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Titus Ray tries to recruit a nuclear scientist in Tehran.
Days later, he goes on the run from the secret police.


CIA intelligence officer Titus Ray has been in Iran trying to recruit assets willing to feed him intel on the Iranian opposition. When he unexpectedly meets Amir Madani, one of Iran’s premier nuclear scientist, he can’t resist the opportunity to pursue him as a CIA asset.

Although Chaman, a beautiful Iranian socialite, warns Titus to stay away from Madani, he ignores her advice and befriends the nuclear scientist. The consequences prove disastrous for Titus, and, as the secret police close in on him, he’s forced to find shelter with a group of Iranian Christians, who risk their own lives to save his.

One Step Back, a Titus Ray Thriller novella, is the prequel to One Night in Tehran, Book I in the Titus Ray Thriller Series.

Here’s what reviewers are saying about Titus Ray Thrillers:

“I recommend these books for all who enjoy good clean fiction, especially those involving current events in the world. I like the development of the characters and their relationship. I gave it five stars for the great storyline and the characters that seem so real.” -Amazon review

“The characters are very well-developed and believable. I enjoyed the way the author described Titus Ray’s internal struggles and character flaws creating a very authentic main character. The story was action-packed and one is left wondering how the author could be so knowledgeable of the CIA and the work of their covert operatives.” -Amazon review

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A COMING OF AGE TALE ABOUT HOW A YOUNG MAN FINDS HIS TRUE SELF AFTER LOSING HIS WHOLE FAMILY

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A LITTLE GIRL’S TRAGIC DEATH DEVASTATES HER FAMILY. WILL THEY EVER GET OVER LOSING HER AND FIND THE STRENGTH TO CARRY ON WITHOUT HER?When twelve-year-old Billy’s eight-year-old sister is diagnosed with cancer, it shatters their happy and loving family. To see her suffer for months before a painful death tears them all apart. Billy’s father takes to drink, his mother has an affair and Billy is left to grieve on his own.When Billy’s father he finds out about his wife’s infidelity he is heartbroken. He begs her to stay, but unrepentant she leaves him for her lover and asks Billy to come with her. But he opts to stay with his dad.A year later having heard nothing from his mother, they receive a letter in post from her solicitor filing for divorce. The settlement forces them to sell the house and move into a bedsit, which Billy hates. He is now torn between his mother and father but it seems his mother is more interested in her partner than him.After losing his job, Billy’s father hit’s rock bottom and again turns to drink. Then out of the blue he announces they are to move in with his mother again. Is this true, or is something more sinister going on?

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Does the Devil have his final alibi?

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A new monster is here to keep you up at night. In the tradition of The Silence of the Lambs comes a killer with an appetite.

Harry Lightman, known as the Daylesford Devil by the press and dubbed “Lucifer” by the locals, has been sitting in a prison cell for the best part of 20 years, sentenced to life imprisonment for the torture and murder of 14 women. Each one had been preyed upon by a monster that fed on the flesh of his victims, the peaceful country towns reeling from the terror that had stalked their communities. Now, on the eve of the first victim’s 20-year anniversary, a new killer has taken up where the Devil left off, his victims dying in the same horrific circumstances as his predecessor’s, the trademark signature announcing its horrific return with bloody consequences. But is it really a new killer or does Lucifer have the perfect alibi?

The authorities have no leads, no clues and no time as they enlist the help of the original police officer, Jim Lawson, now a respected and sought-after psychiatrist, who felled the devil the first time. Has Lucifer truly returned, killing from behind the walls, or is another vying for his title? Only Jim can face the devil and hope to learn his secret. Together with the young and beautiful police constable, Stephanie Connor, Jim is fighting the devil, the clock and the hierarchy, to piece together the clues and end the killing before another fall’s victim.

Does the Devil have his final alibi?

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A family is rocked by the tragedy of war. They get a letter from the army base on the date their son should have returned and discovered they’ve made a grave mistake – and it’s not by letting him enlist in the army.

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Two can keep a secret if one of them is dead.

Harvey Traynor is the family’s golden child, but he is nothing quite like his family. His path is that which many fear to tread, but he decides to live for more than himself and takes the boldest step of his life joining the army.

He takes this decision for himself, as he is eager to prove himself and still to live in his parent’s shadow. He understands the value of human life and is keen on dedicating his life to protecting his fellow men.

He is loving every minute of his experience and is getting used to the highs and lows of paramilitary training.  He shortly meets a friend in the person of Vijay, and the two develop a friendship, bond, and trust so true, the whole camp is aware.

Harvey sees Vijay, nicknamed ‘Brother’ as the confidante and trustworthy companion he never had, and the two go amazing lengths for one another, forging ahead in their loyalty and allegiance to one another.

 A while later and the worst tragedy has struck, and try as he may, he can’t hide the truth forever. Knowing the kind of family and background, he comes from, he is anxious to know their verdict. Ad all things now hang on the decision they make. Harvey must now come to terms with the brutal reality of what he has to face; his legacy or his family.

What will he decide to do? And what is it going to cost?

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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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He wanted peace. He found a life-changing adventure…

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He wanted peace. He found a life-changing adventure…

Tristan Blake’s time in the army left him scarred and broken. Now that he’s home from war, the atheist bishop’s son wants nothing more than the peace and quiet of the New Zealand coast. When a Maori priest named Rau offers him a lift, neither of them expect a ride that could change their lives forever.

On a beach up north, a mysterious man scores Rau a colossal snapper with no bait. As Joshua joins the atheist and the priest on their journey to the heart of the nation, Tristan is surprised by his provocative friendship. As word of the jean-sporting guru spreads, the prime minister and Tristan’s father take notice…

Tristan is left with a choice: follow a man who demands love that could transform his life, or thwart Joshua’s influence by doing the unthinkable…

A New Kind of Zeal is a spiritual and psychological suspense novel for people of all walks of life. If you enjoy compelling characters, a new take on ancient teachings, and stories with a New Zealand flair, then you’ll love Michelle Warren’s book of faith under fire.

Download A New Kind of Zeal to explore a whole new world today.

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The legend of Voodoo Lucy begins when twenty-eight-year-old Lucinda Jones leaves Tupelo, Mississippi, and her alcoholic, abusive, father behind to start a new life in New Orleans. In the city where jazz bands play until the first light of dawn and no one ever seems to sleep, Lucy falls in love with the eccentric, distinctive characters of the French Quarter, but soon runs afoul of a criminal gang boss and his crew. Lucy herself is no saint—she’s long gotten by through running small-time cons, but when she dreams up a profitable voodoo-laced scam and dares to testify against a killer, Lucy’s life starts to spiral out of control. With friends on both sides of the law and a drug gang who wants her dead, can Lucy scheme her way out of danger and into the life she’s always dreamed of?Fans of Vito Zuppardo’s “True Blue Detective” series will enjoy this story, which takes readers back to Mario DeLuca’s rookie year on the beat and Zack Nelson in action as a NOLA PD homicide detective, as well as the early days of the infamous Cornerview Gang and the other unsavory characters that prowl the colorful, charming French Quarter. Grab a beignet and a cup of chicory coffee and get your copy now!

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Want to know what he’s thinking?

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The Merchandiser by Chad Schimke – When a merchandiser becomes preoccupied with decorations, he gives in to his chilling obsession. Second best will have to do, but he makes the most of it. Fear meets perfection in this unnerving tale, set against a backdrop of stark film noir. Read ‘The Merchandiser’ today!

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As bad blood threatens the old order, a restless new generation rise from their fathers’ shadows, ready to stamp their own identity on the city streets…

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Billy “Curtains” Wright overcomes a dysfunctional home life by winning the respect of the local Muirhouse gang, before rising to a key position within Edinburgh’s ecstasy scene. After falling for Lyndsay, a privileged girl from the other side of the tracks, his underworld ambitions are called into question. He accepts a contract to kill a dangerous rival before finding more than he bargained for, forcing him to confront his brutal childhood and the father he wants gone.

George “The Bull” Donaldson was the hardest in the playground, then the streets of Muirhouse. Now he’s a debt collector for his heroin kingpin father. After being taught a cruel lesson, he partners up with best pal Billy, but when family tensions erupt tough choices have to be made.

After being dragged into the middle of a feud between the uncle who mentored him and the father who just walked free from jail, Sean “Preemo” Donaldson is forced to choose a side. A letter from his estranged mother reopens old wounds and he contemplates the unthinkable.

As each man arrives at his own perilous crossroads, what path will he take?

Pure Angst is a gritty crime noir novel set within 80s and 90s gangland Edinburgh, and one of it’s roughest housing estates. It charts the changing face of the drug scene from a heroin and AIDS epidemic to the explosion of MDMA and rave culture…

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That house holds her lost memories and it doesn’t want to share.

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Every family holds a secret.

How far would yours go to keep it?

Twenty-eight year old schoolteacher, Claudia Cabriati, has no memory of her life before the age of eight. This is not something she thought unusual, until a strangely familiar woman possessing knowledge of that life, is shot and killed in the grounds of Claudia’s home.

Another brutal murder follows, along with the heartbreaking revelation of an unimaginable family conspiracy. Claudia crumbles into a world driven by fear and the irrational need to run and hide.

Why were people suddenly dying around her? Were any of her family, particularly her much-beloved Papa, involved in their deaths? More importantly, would her life be next?

With her trust challenged by those she loves, Claudia turns to the mysterious and enigmatic Saul Reardon. Together they embark on a dangerous journey in search of answers.

But is the past sometimes better left buried? Set amongst the natural beauty of Australia’s eastern coastline and its richly forested hinterland, Forgotten is a fast-paced mystery thriller that explores the controversial nature of family love and protection, loyalty and self-preservation.

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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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Credo’s Hope

A fresh, funny, tough cop who skates on the edge of the law in her quest for justice

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They All Fall Down is a thrill-a-minute story that will keep you up all night.

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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, incredible escapes, and occasional laugh out loud humor, They All Fall Down is a thrill-a-minute story that will keep you up all night.

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Welcome to Essex County. Expect no mercy.

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 What would you do if you found a suitcase in the woods? 

What would you do when someone came looking for it?

Out of prison, but still on parole, Max just wants to keep his head down, go to work and maybe grab a cold beer at the end of his shift. He doesn’t even care that the program stuck him in Essex – a nice, but nowhere small town. With his head already full of bloody and painful memories, he’d like it just fine if his past and future stayed nice and quiet.

Too bad the present just got really messy.

A body in a tree. A missing briefcase. A Russian hit man. A DEA agent bent on revenge. Not to mention a sheriff with dangerous ambition and some pissed off bikers. Things are suddenly very interesting in sleepy Essex county. Bodies are turning up. Secrets are coming out. Questions are being asked.

It’s not good being the new guy in a small town.

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Once you’re in, there is no way out

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He told her to leave and never look back. That’s exactly what Brooke Clarke did. Her only possessions being the clothes on her back and an old Ford, she arrives in the city of Whitestead.

Hoping she can slowly build a new life for herself, she soon realises she’s not out of danger. Without knowing what is really happening, and who is after her, Brooke gets pulled into an underground world of money, guns, drugs, and murder.

Desperate to reunite with the man who sent her away, her best friend and partner, Brooke finds herself sinking deeper and deeper into a life where you always have to watch your back, and never trust anyone.

Apart from maybe the man whose job is to protect her at all cost…

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A secret smuggler’s warehouse. Bikers with big guns. Walt’s wildest assignment yet.

If you like Travis McGee, Jack Reacher, and Doc Ford, treat yourself to the instantly entertaining adventures of Walt Asher. 

Just when infomercial writer Walt Asher has a perfect Sunday afternoon lined up, his plans get blown to hell. That’s when hell-raiser extraordinaire DG calls to cash in an outstanding favor. No questions. No answers. It’s not a request. Walt’s ride has arrived…

Whisked away to the woods along Florida’s Gulf coast, Walt finds himself in a secret smuggler’s warehouse, surrounded by bikers with big guns, and facing the strangest assignment of his life: Write an infomercial selling DG’s eleven ton mountain of marijuana.

Illegal? Yep. Insane? Yep. Impossible? Not for Walt. He always finds the right words to sell. But when bullets start to blast the studio apart, will Walt find the right words and weapons to make it out alive?

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When one becomes three…

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Nothing much shocks veteran NYPD Detective Sylvia Harbinger anymore, but the latest murder scene in a coffee shop comes close. Answers only lead to more questions, especially when she finds out this murder isn’t the first, and that all the victims had WHISPs. Why did one of the connections have to be the creepy, grey shadows of her nightmares?

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Terror lurks on the highway…

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Alex knows one thing for sure:

Something creepy happened on that abandoned stretch of desert highway.


When Alex Thompson is pulled over by a squad car in the middle of nowhere, the police officer acts downright bizarre. She’s positive something’s not right about the whole situation.

Years later, a mass grave is discovered in that same area, and she knows she came close to being one of the victims. So why did the killer let her go?

Cody Oliver is a small-town detective. His department can’t handle a case this huge. When a mysterious woman, Alex, appears from the past, it stirs something in him.

Could a chance encounter a million years ago have been that important? Could a short, random meeting he’d dismissed as soon as it ended be the key to stopping a serial killer?

Give me a “hell yeah” and pick up this book with one click, because if Cody and Alex can’t unravel this demented mystery, the desert will continue to fill up with bodies.

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The Elite power is supreme, but love brings them to their knees!

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I was born an Elite and forged by the king!

I’m ruthless and soulless, a bastard to fear!

I’m merciless, I’m fierce, and trained to kill.

I’m broken, I’m evil, not worthy of her love.

My Baby girl has a halo; she’s truly an angel.

I always knew she’s my soul mate, and yet I force myself to wait.

This wild need compels me to claim her and drives me insane.

My heart aches, my soul rages, and I refuse to have her near.

I can’t crown her my queen; thus, the kingdom is not at peace.

The danger and intrigue shroud the Elite!

The wrath of war is in the air, and a woman’s scorn a power to fear.

Lady Yvette Kaiser

I pray he forgets his past deeds, his fears and believes in the greatness that he is.

No matter what he thinks, no matter where he goes, I keep my eye on him, waiting for his call.

I wait, I dream, I think of him.

I place my heart in his hands, knowing that he’s my man.

I only know that we belong, and our souls are fated to be one.

Experience the world of the ruthless masters, the Elite Supreme Power dictating society and the world.

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Enter the world of the Elite Supreme Power, taste the excitement and the mysterious allure of falling in love.

Enjoy the opulence, the adventure, the power wars, the suspense, the corruption, the drama, lies, secrets, and the omnipresent danger cloaking their life.

The Elite power is supreme, but love brings them to their knees!

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A 1920s showgirl will teach the gangsters who destroyed her family a lesson in blood…by spilling theirs.

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Fans of The Godfather and HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, as well as those who love historical fiction with a twist, will love this feminist take on Prohibition gangster history!



In the 1920s, a woman’s place was in the home, or in supporting roles in the workforce, or, if you’re 21-year-old Mia Angela Scalisi, on stage inside glamorous supper clubs and theater stages, living the high-life with the world at your fingertips.

It is definitely not calling the shots for a blossoming bootlegging operation, or ordering hits on your enemies. That is, unless, you’re Mia Angela Scalisi…and tragedy forces you into your biggest, most challenging role yet: Mafia princess.

Content to turn a blind-eye to big brother Nick’s criminal dealings, Mia, an orphan and former gambling-hall hustler, loves fancy clothes, loud parties, high-stakes poker games, and New York Sours with family friends Al Capone and Johnny Torrio. She carries big dreams of fame and fortune, and gracing the silver screens as the Italian Lillian Gish.

Her plans never included bloody retribution.

But tragedy and betrayal have a way of striking at the worst times, and her Sicilian blood demands three things: omertà, loyalty, and vengeance.

Whether or not she can rise to the challenge in a world she never wanted to be a part of will determine whether or not she survives.

Because when you step into the criminal underworld, all bets are off.

Join Mia Scalisi in this page-turning, unputdownable first installment of the SCALISI FAMILY series set inside the glitz and glamour of the Roaring Twenties!

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