The Half - Breed & Soild Dove - Romance by Tina Kunkle

http://www.amazon.com/Half-breed-Soiled-Dove-Tina-Kunkle-ebook/dp/B00QR01F92

Amazons top seller. A unique western love story set in the 1800's. When Johanna witnesses the bad guys shooting her family she vows to seek revenge on the brothers that took them from her.

All alone now she sets out to try and save her homestead the bank wants to take away from her. She thought she had everything figured out until she meets a soiled dove at the local saloon that awakens her deepest desires.

Killing the Man - A thriller by Kenneth B Humphrey

http://www.amazon.com/Killing-Man-Kenneth-Humphrey-ebook/dp/B00NJSEAII

"So, get this. In the course of trying to make sense of life, I found my road on the other side of a man who played no favorites. He killed whomever he needed to: black, white and everything in between.
And of course this whole mess also involved a girl, but she wasn’t my wife."

Fans of characters like Nelson DeMille's John Corey will get a kick out of Rick Killing. There is no situation so dire that he can't crack wise, even in the midst of a planned race war.

"It starts with the violent murders of three white upstanding professionals; three crimes stark in their symbolism. The first victim is found hanging from a tree, iron shackles around his neck and wrists. The second is burned alive in a white hood and robe. The third, staked through with a wooden cross.

Someone is sending a message, one that calls back to a dirty time in our nation's history, but what does it all mean? Rick has no idea. He's a man of failed promise who let his life slip off track and now only wants to get his own house in order. But as the murders continue, he finds that the focus is on him. Why? Is he the next target, or the next reason?

To answer those high-stakes questions, to reclaim the life he wants, Rick will have to go straight through men with plans for a new, mad world order; men who kill for cold purpose. It ends with a challenge to everything Rick has ever held close and a threat to the lives of those nearest to him.​"​

Killing the Man tells several tales. First and foremost, it speaks to the problems that plague America: Ferguson, MO; Michael Brown; racial divide. But underneath it all, this book tells a deeper tale, that of a man who knows he hasn't lived up to his potential and needs that one thing to be his crucible.

Her Gardener's Secret - a romance by Ruby Loren

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00R02K00G

“It was great to read a romance where the girl is smart and works outdoors instead of in a shop or office.”

Love, rivalry, and revenge are blossoming beneath the branches in a country park and gardens in this steamy romance novel.

Jake and Lydia have been in a relationship together since leaving university, but when Lydia starts volunteering at country gardens, Heathley, she instantly clashes with the seriously sexy head gardener, Scott. For some unknown reason, Scott takes an instant dislike to her and Lydia is assigned jobs which isolate her from the rest of the group of volunteers and gardeners.

Unfortunately for Scott, that just makes Lydia more determined to show him that she is serious about gardening. But the harder she tries, the more things seem to end in disaster. And Scott has a talent for being right there when it all goes wrong. Will Lydia ever make him change his mind about her?

When a long awaited job opportunity finally arises at Heathley, there is fierce rivalry in the gardens that threatens to push her relationship to the breaking point. Lydia discovers that not everyone has shown their true colours yet.

Lydia is tempted by a garden romance, but will this path lead only to heartbreak?

Twilight Visitor - a global techno-thriller by Réal Laplaine

http://www.amazon.com/Twilight-Visitor-R%C3%A9al-Laplaine-ebook/dp/B00NI7G7P4

Thriller novel depicts startling scenario of China, Iran and North Korea tipping the scales on nuclear war

SWNS.com says this about Twilight Visitor… “Twilight Visitor is quickly becoming a cult classic on Amazon…”

Twilight Visitor embraces a global scenario, a techno-thriller that challenges the reader to face the reality of nuclear threat and the sparking-points where such a threat can become reality; as China invades Iran for its oil and Iran retaliates by firing a nuclear warhead on Beijing. As the crisis spirals upward, North Korea throws-in with its own threat of nuclear reprisal should any nation interfere with China, causing an international panic as global powers are suddenly helpless to stop the imminent debacle.

Novelist David Luddington says this… “Twilight Visitor is a high concept thriller that is comparable with the best of Dan Brown or Jack Higgins.”

Thrilling to the end, the book also poses philosophical questions about the future of mankind, as well as introducing us to an enigmatic and beautiful off-worlder, one who has come to earth to help save it from disaster. The alien visitation is seamlessly introduced, and the focus of the story remains on two simultaneous stories, as the world edges toward nuclear meltdown, and that of the life of one man, a bioengineer vacationing on the beaches of Portugal, himself challenged by his own mid-life crisis, who suddenly finds himself facing off with this mystery woman, who tries to convince him that he has the means of stopping the imminent global meltdown.
Book-Reviewer.com says this… “The story races along with (the) pace of a Tom Clancy thriller”
Amazon Hall of Famer top reviewer, Grady Harp, said… “Though there are many reasons why Réal Laplaine’s writing is so captivating – his sense of bizarre stories, his ability to make the surreal seem more real than our known reality, the underlying philosophical issues about the future of mankind his stories raise, his seeming grasp of the unknown – but chief among the qualities of his success is the eloquence of his manipulation of language.”

Rising Orchids, Fiction/Short Stories by Lauren Zamora

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NWWIT0G

Rising Orchids is a collection of short stories that compels the reader to draw from their experiences with relationships.  The style of each story varies for the purpose of promoting the meaning of the story. If the story seems straightforward, then it might warrant a second read. There is a darkness that will intrigue an adventurous reader and satire to intrigue the close reader.  At the end of the book, the reader has found a commonality, pursuit and a dream of real love, which for many characters in the book is not found.  Zombies and angels are used to discover what love is...what it may mean.  How does one define love? A great question always asked, and the answer is elusive, in this book we see some tragic approaches to finding the answer.

The Wisdom of Secrets - Mystery/Suspense/Thriller by AMI Noone

http://www.amazon.com/Wisdom-Secrets-Templar-Covenant-ebook/dp/B00OY74MV8

Peter Madeloy is thrust into the centre of a deadly ancient war that has been reignited on Earth by a brotherhood that has existed since before the time of Christ.

To save his mother he must follow the clues his father has left him and enter the clandestine world of the Knights Templar where generations of his ancestors have been protecting some of the deadliest secrets known to man.

Can Peter save his mother and protect his father's ancient secrets?

Take the journey through the Wisdom of Secrets and find out.

Ground to a Halt - a cozy mystery by Elaine Orr

www.amazon.com/dp/B00QKXZ1NM

Ground to a Halt
Eighth in the Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series

Java Jolt is the usual hangout for Jolie Gentil and friends. It is not usually empty, and its owner has never been shot when Jolie runs into him. Until today.

On top of that, the shooter thinks a disabled Iraq war veteran saw him in Java Jolt. Jolie and friends Scoobie and George care a lot about Max, whose sometimes childlike attitudes could get him killed. With a primary goal to protect Max, Jolie digs into the Java Jolt owner's past and finds out he may not be what Ocean Alley residents thought he was. Did he really rob a bank years ago?

Jolie is undeterred by police warnings to butt out and Scoobie's reticence for her to be involved.  She pushes for facts and nuances to try to figure out who is really after Java Jolt's owner and, now, Jolie herself.

A Halloween fundraiser for the food pantry seems a pleasant diversion. But then the shooter tries to get access to the bank robbery cash by kidnapping someone close to Jolie. Can Jolie save the kidnap target, protect Max, and figure out if Java Jolt's proprietor is victim or criminal?

And what about her slow-building romance with best-bud Scoobie? It may be that Jolie's propensity to ferret out the truth is more danger than Scoobie is willing to put up with. The timing for a break-up couldn't be worse.

Mental Damnation: Dream by Konn Lavery

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IMIL2OU

Embark on a mixed tale of a fantasy-enriched land accompanied by the horrifying chills of hell compacted into one girl’s dreams.

This girl, Krista, is a young reptilian humanoid who has been diagnosed with a disease known as Mental Damnation, the cause of the night terrors. In this dream-hell known as Dreadweave Pass an imprisoned god known as the Weaver claims he needs her blood as the final key to break free from his prison and claim vengeance upon the heavens who banished him.
Stepping back into reality, a human doctor named Alsroc Lithius has studied Mental Damnation for years in hopes of a cure. Krista happens to be the first non-human recorded to have the disease, could she be a key to finding a remedy? He is accompanied by a man named Paladin who is ill at ease about them caretaking Krista due to the humans and reptilians unpleasant history with each other. What would her people do if they discovered they were keeping custody of her?
Time is running short for Dr. Alsroc to save Krista, as once you have been diagnosed with Mental Damnation, the life expectancy is only two weeks before the disease consumes its victim. Or in Krista’s dreams, before the Weaver finds her!

If You Believe by Mya O'Malley

http://www.amazon.com/If-You-Believe-Mya-OMalley-ebook/dp/B00PSM4OIE

Inspiration for Story- Inspired by the idea that true love knows no boundaries.

*Based on character Melody’s point of view from new release- “If You Believe”

                         All I Want for Christmas:

            Once upon a time, not so long ago, my heart was filled with Christmas cheer and joy around each holiday season. As a child, my eyes sparkled with happiness as I felt the magic of the season. Years later, as an adult, Jack and I would share the season, Jack made me feel the delight and magic that I experienced as a child.  Now, with Jack gone, I find myself surrounded by family and friends, but without Jack my heart is empty and the light has gone out of my eyes.
All I want for Christmas? For years, all I’ve wanted was my husband, Jack back in my arms. Forget about fancy gifts, the parties and decorations, the only thing on my mind around the holiday season is Jack’s smiling face, his sparkling blue eyes and warm smile. Will my Christmas wishes come true? I know in my heart that it’s not possible, it can never come to be. But this year, the air seems to be filled with magic and intrigue as I am lucky to have met not only a new friend, but also a man who is slowly warming my heart.
            Will I let love in? Will I keep Jack in my heart but make room for another? My feelings run deep and I’m torn. Will I get my Christmas wish? Will I finally experience love and everything the most special gift in the world has to offer?  Somewhere deep in my heart, I know there’s still hope…I’m wishing for a Christmas miracle.

The Family Girl - a thriller by Katherine Brankin

http://amzn.com/B00ODETLDQ

On sale for only $2.99 from 12/23/14 to 1/8/15!

Escape into the thrilling world of high heels and firearms!

Ice-cold assassin Catalina Bennett wants a Fabergé egg. CIA funded venture-capital investment firm wants to get the mysterious product they’ve been funding. Mother, Catalina’s handler, wants her dead. CIA agent Jim Campbell wants to catch her. And all her father Frank, a retired assassin, wants is for his daughter not to shoot his neighbors.

THE FAMILY GIRL introduces Catalina Bennett as one of the deadliest and most effective assassins in the world, bred to kill by a quiet and secluded Sicilian Famiglia. Her success is illustrated by an extensive collection of art and Christian Louboutin shoes.

Her latest job seemed like an easy way to procure a fabulous Fabergé egg, but Catalina ended up opening Pandora’s Box when she learned that the mark was an asset for ICtech, a venture-capital investment firm funded by the CIA. Soon she is on the run, being hunted by the veteran intelligence agent, Jim Campbell.

She takes refuge with her father in the suburbs of Chicago, and discovers that dealing with the neighbors can be just as dangerous as dodging bullets. Using her network of connections, spearheaded by the imposing Eddie Washington – her childhood friend turned arms dealer – Catalina begins putting together the pieces of the puzzle. Her journey takes her from Chicago to New York, Washington D.C., and finally Miami, where she aims to settle all her affairs… or go out with a bang.

The Shadow Box: Paranormal Suspense and Dark Fantasy Thriller Novels

http://www.amazon.com/Shadow-Box-Paranormal-Suspense-Thriller-ebook/dp/B00QFRHXP2

Explore The Dark Side of Urban Fantasy – Paranormal Suspense with THE SHADOW BOX from NY Times & USA Today bestselling authors.

***A limited offer at a steeply discounted price – only available until Feb. 2015

Ride the cutting edge of dark fantasy in this unique collection of fast-paced, gritty, suspenseful thrillers. Filled with black magic, vampire trailer trash, werewolves, sorcerers, assassins, clairvoyants, zombie draggers, and old-school gothic horror, a sure bet for fans of paranormal suspense.

Guided by the Poet - a contemporary romance by Shoshanna Engel

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00RDGFS4C

For years, Professor Beatrice Greene has been a dedicated scholar propelling herself towards respect and success. With a teaching position at St. Sebastian's University and several papers published, Bea is just beginning to carve out a significant place for herself in academia. However, shortly after her thirty-third birthday, the professor becomes subsumed in a nameless discontent that she simply cannot shake. In hopes of escaping from her funk, Bea deviates from her previously straight and narrow trajectory when a strapping young grad student by the name of José Miguel Del León catches her eye. What begins as an illicit liaison between teacher and student develops into something neither Bea nor José Miguel ever dreamt of. Bea's fantasies find a place in reality as the dashing José Miguel proves that he is more than just a skilled lover. In fact, Bea's student unlocks a dormant part of her spirit that she never knew existed. The newly awakened Bea embarks on a path of self-discovery in which her values are shifted and the world as she knows it takes on new dimensions.

This novel is full of forbidden love, steamy sex and intrigue. It also charts the personal journey of a repressed writer finding her voice and allowing her creativity to take flight.

Summers' Love - a Cute and Funny Cinderella Love Story by Stu Summers

http://www.amazon.com/dp/1938499204

SUMMER’S LOVE doesn’t really take itself seriously, but that’s exactly what makes it such a fun read. ~ Amazon readers

$1.99 (from Dec 24-Dec 31)

When Stu Summers was in high school, he dreamed of moving to an island and writing romantic, yet funny, love stories. (Because love is, after all, a comedy. I mean seriously. If you look at how men and women are wired it's obvious someone - God, maybe - loves conflict and comedy. She spends hours getting ready to go out. He goes out to his car in his boxers. She can multi-task and juggle ten thoughts at a time. His gaze hasn't left the television since last time the power went out. )

Although a girl in high school broke his heart, Stu never lost his passion for telling funny stories about his awkward romantic encounters. (Stu once closed his eyes, puckered up and kissed a wall when the girl eased away.) Today Stu is living his dream. While fiercely protective of his privacy (he refuses to divulge the name of the island from which he writes), Stu remains loyal to his readers, giving them glimpses into his pain, while lacing his stories with humor.

Stu Summers is an award-winning novelist and the author of "In Heat", "Puppy Love", "Paws On My Heart", "Hound Dog Heart", and "That Dog Won't Hunt" - all of which have been pulled from publication. (In Summers' Love you will learn why his former publisher yanked his books and purchased ALL used copies.)

Fascinating Rhythm - a historical mystery by Anne Louise Bannon

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00PKKN6OW

Free Days from December 25 - 27.

New York City of the 1920s comes roaring to life in this charming mystery sprinkled with romance. When editor Frank Selby is killed, everyone thinks his secretary Kathy Briscow did it. Kathy was doing Selby's work for him and there was Selby's reputation as a complete cad when it came to women. It didn't help when Kathy convinced the head of the publishing company to promote her so that she could continue work on The Old Money Story, a novel by wealthy socialite Freddie Little.

Kathy knows she didn't kill Selby and Freddie is convinced she didn't, either. He knows there was some very bad blood between Selby and Selby's wealthy cousin Percy. Turns out there are others with motives, too, including the publishing company head, who has rather odd habits that apparently Selby knew about. Then there was Selby's thriving business making illegal whiskey.

So Kathy and Freddie team up, combing the speakeasies and streets of the city, blissfully unaware that a pleasant liking for each other will flare up into a full-blown romance. That is, assuming they can keep Kathy from being arrested by a vengeful detective or that they can stay out of the sites of a killer with an obsession.

The Austin Series Complete Box Set (Prequel + Books 1 to 6) by C.J. Fallowfield

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MS02X78

KDP Countdown deal - 24th to 31st December 2014 on Amazon.com.

Only 99c ~ A 91% price reduction from the listing price of $9.99.

The Austin Series Complete Box Set 

A rollercoaster of emotions, passion, lust and drama, this is definitely not your typical new adult series and contains adult themes ~ Strictly for the over 18’s only.

The box set contains all six full length novels plus the prequel combined. Approximately 2,000 pages of sizzling erotica, swoon worthy romance and laugh out loud humour. That's nearly 900,000 words! All seven books have ranked highly on the Amazon Humorous Erotica Bestsellers Charts, a number of them having taken the coveted number one spot on both the USA and UK charts.

5* - “You must read this series. I have read all the books separately and this series will not disappoint you. I have read a lot of series and this one is one of my favourites and will never leave me. CJ writes in a way that connects you to the characters and with this series you will, guarantee, laugh out loud, cry and get mad. These books take you on one hell of a journey and you will fall in love with all the characters. Gabe and Mia are two lost and broken souls who cannot deny their instant attraction to each other. Both have their demons and commitment issues but what they grow to feel for each other cannot be denied. Are they willing to put their hearts on the line and break down each other's walls? The journey they embark on is passionate, fiery, loving, romantic full of drama, hot passionate sex. But can they make it to their HEA? Not without their ups and very low downs. Get the tissues box ready as you'll need them. If you love sexy, dominant, controlling, sensual alpha males that adore the women they love and would do anything for them you will also fall in love with Gabe Austin. He's my new book boyfriend. Once you have finished this series you will not forget it and like me you will want to re-read and not let go.” Toni, Amazon Reviewer.

** The Austin Series ** 

Following the lives of Mia Page and her best friend Lexi Clarke as they embark on a new life at University in England, The Austin Series is about personal growth, sexual awakening, the bonds of friendship, first love, and the development of trust in a sexual and romantic relationship, with the view to the ultimate commitment and a happy ever after.

When Mia and Lexi made a pact to change their lives, Mia planned on losing her virginity by embarking on a sex no strings affair. Having been abandoned by her father and let down by her first boyfriend, she was terrified of being hurt again, so sex was all she was prepared to offer. Her plan to remain completely detached, and leave her emotions at the door, was completely shattered by the gorgeous and very persistent Gabe Austin. As well as being her first sexual encounter, Gabe soon starts to chip at the walls around her heart with a view to winning her over completely. He wants to possess her, heart, body and soul. Their sexual and romantic journey forms the basis of the entire series, but due to their combined baggage, the ride is far from smooth. They are meant to be, but they will have to fight to try and hold onto each other and find a way to survive what life throws at them.

The books are designed to be read in the following sequence:

** Destined (The Austin Series Prequel) **
This novella gives an insight into the mind of Gabe Austin. It charts his life up to the day he meets Mia, and explains why he becomes the sexual, controlling, alpha male that he is today.

** New Leaves, No Strings (Book One) **
This explores Mia's pact to lose her virginity and remain completely emotionally detached while she has fun, while Lexi attempts to tone down her coping mechanism of one night stands in favour of trying to sustain a relationship.

** Baggage & Buttons (Book Two) **
As Mia and Gabe get to know each other, flaws are revealed and work on their insecurities and issues commences. This charts their willingness to try and change, to let go and fall in love.

** Forever & an Engine (Book Three) **
Romance blossoms as Mia, Lexi and Gabe learn what it is to love and to be loved. They begin to realise that part of being in a relationship means that sometimes you have to have to put others needs before your own.

** The Honeymoon Period (Book Four) **
Love is tested during the period where relationships often fall apart. It's about their strength and determination to succeed, regardless of the obstacles placed in their paths.

** Love & Loss (Book Five) **
Some relationships strengthen, while others fall at the wayside. Mia, Lexi and Gabe begin to realise what’s important in life and start to let go of what is not.

** Infinite Love (Book Six) **
In the concluding chapter of these characters lives, Mia and Gabe’s relationship is put to the ultimate test. Will it strengthen their relationship or tear them apart? Will everyone finally have their happy ever afters?

Coaching Dad - a time travel/sports novel by Fred Phillips

http://www.amazon.com/Coaching-Dad-Fred-Phillips-ebook/dp/B00PZ8V2RC

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go back and meet your dad as a teenager? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go back and coach your dad? For all those kids who had their father coach or mentor them, here's your chance to see what happens when the tables are turned. Coaching Dad is much more than a time travel novel; it's a story about love, redemption, self-discovery, and teaching kids the high five. Think Hoosiers meets Back to the Future, with a love story that certainly stands the test of time. There's no silver Deloreans, but there are a few old gymnasiums and perhaps even a winning shot somewhere along the way! It's a journey unlike any other in the annals of time travel.

Bound - a romance by Melody Anne

http://www.amazon.com/Bound-Forbidden-Book-Melody-Anne-ebook/dp/B00LG69EOU

Relinquish Control has just opened its doors in Seattle, and already we are not shy for customers. Relinquish Control is an exclusive escort service catering to the most distinguished customers, from business magnates to foreign royalty. This proven and well-established international business offers an elite selection of women who are ready and willing to attend to your every need with no questions asked. Confidentiality is our special obligation.

Jewell Weston is homeless and desperate at age twenty-four. Two years ago, she quit her job to care for her ailing mother and her young brother; the medical bills incurred because of the cancer that killed her mother two months ago took everything the family had, and the state then took away her brother, now age ten. The only way for her to get the boy back is by finding a job and securing a home.

When she’s approached by a woman in cashmere and pearls who tells her she can change her life, and is handed a card with the business name Relinquish Control on it, she thinks she has nothing to lose by calling the phone number. Maybe this will be the answer to her prayers, a way to save her little brother from the nightmarish foster home he’s been placed in.

Blake Knight, known to the world as cold and without a heart, is given an exclusive membership to Relinquish Control by his devilish younger brother, who thinks it would be amusing to make his staid brother squirm. Little does this brother realize that Blake does indeed have unusual desires that Relinquish Control can cater to perfectly. What started as a joke turns out to be just what Blake needs. Though the world sees this man as deliberate and emotionless, it’s nothing but a façade. What lies underneath would shock all those who know him.

When he and his two brothers were six, eight and ten, they were tied up and forced to watch while their parents were murdered. The image has been burned into their minds, though they’ve tried to forget, leaving each of them guarded and unwilling to give their trust to anyone other than each other. No one is allowed to have their hearts. The brothers would never think of letting down their guard with anyone else, certainly not with a woman.

Follow Blake and Jewell’s journey and see if they can find a happily ever after…

Travel Glasses by Chess Desalls

http://amzn.com/B00K6A0964

Calla Winston’s mobile devices sit in a corner of her room, covered in dust. Weeks ago, she shared photos and laughs with her best online friend. Now, after having felt the sting of betrayal, she prefers being hidden and friendless. She equates privacy with security and technology with pain.

Then she meets Valcas, an otherworldly time traveler who traverses time and space with a pair of altered sunglasses. When an ethereal being knocks Calla to the ground near her family’s lakeside cottage, Valcas uses the Travel Glasses to help her escape. He offers his further protection in exchange for a promise. Intrigued by Valcas and the possibility of time travel, Calla accepts. That is until she learns that his search for her was no mere coincidence.

Calla sets off on her own, taking the Travel Glasses with her. Torn between searching for her estranged father and reuniting with the rest of her family, she tracks down the inventor of the Travel Glasses in hopes of discovering more about Valcas’ past and motivations. The Travel Glasses take Calla’s mistrust of technology to all new levels. But without them, she’ll never make it back home. With Valcas hot on her trail, Calla hopes to find what she’s looking for before he catches up.

Come Away With Me by Ruth Cardello

http://www.amazon.com/Come-Away-Andrades-Ruth-Cardello-ebook/dp/B00J0CAR16

Gio Andrade:
Rich, powerful, sexy. A man who thinks he has everything . . . until he meets Julia.

Julia Bennett:
Sweet, spontaneous, and desperate to sell her jewelry line in New York City. She takes a job as a night security guard to pay the rent.

Sparks fly when she mistakes her boss for an intruder.

He can’t get her out of his head. She can’t find the strength to deny him.

Will lies bring them together or tear them apart forever?

Grumpy Old Wizards - A Fantasy by John O'Riley

http://www.amazon.com/Grumpy-Old-Wizards-John-ORiley-ebook/dp/B00B84JEVS

For the most part, category six wizard, Josephine O’Connor, enjoys the retired life. Who wouldn’t like starting off the day with a good game of cards among lifelong friends, enjoying the Florida sun, and residing just a few minutes away from a white sandy beach? Unfortunately, life can’t be all fun and games. When Josephine is called in to help with a series of murders involving dark magic, she knows it won’t be easy. The killer covers his tracks very well and destroys virtually all trace of psychometric energy which makes the crime scene unreadable – even for a talent such as Josephine.
By all rights, she shouldn’t be forced to contend with this case. After all, she’s a retired eighty-four-year-old and she can hardly be blamed for having a beautiful body akin to a woman in her mid-twenties. It’s just one of the perks of being a rare category six. Soon, her problems pile up to insurmountable odds as the killer grows stronger, Detective Riley pesters her for a quick resolution to this challenging case, and her obnoxious neighbor starts harassing her just because she looks too young to live in a retirement community.

Praise For Grumpy Old Wizards:

"I love mysteries so I was prepared to really enjoy reading Grumpy Old Wizards. What I wasn’t prepared for was to totally fall in love with this book. The characters are fun and interesting. There are a lot of twists and turns in the story to keep you wanting more and more. But, the most entertaining part of the book is the pranks they play on Dale and Josephine’s ex husband. I haven’t giggled while reading a book in a long time but this one definitely did it.” Review left by Ellen P. Lafleche-Christian on Amazon.

"Fresh and original story with finally a refreshing and more real view on "eternal youth" in which physical eternal teenager beauty does not correspond to eternal teenager in the mind. I really enjoyed it greatly. Also a great storyline, good plot, and really really interesting characters all around.” Review left by Mirba on Amazon.

"This is book one in the "Grumpy Old Wizards" series. Josephine and her best friends, Helen and Alice, live in a retirement community near Siesta Key, Florida. They spend their days, well most of them, drinking coffee, playing cards and playing enchanted pranks on their annoying neighbor Dale. Life seems great until a serial killer comes to town and, Josephine, a level six wizard is called in to consult on the case. Will Josephine be able to solve the case before it's too late? What part does the vortex in Siesta Key play?

"Grumpy Old Wizards" is a funny page turning mystery. Even though I was able to solve the case long before the end of the story, I kept reading to see what prank these three women would play next. I loved Josephine spirited attitude, she was quite a woman to reckon with. If you like cozy mysteries or mysteries with good humor mixed, in then this is the book for you.” Review left by Simone Lilly-Egerter on Amazon.

Pappy Moses' Peanut Plantation - an drama/adventure by Michael Edwin Q

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00PI37B7O

Near the end of the civil war, Moses Brown, an elderly black man, is the true owner of the Bush Plantation – through inheritance. For appearances, his white son-in-law, Josh, plays the part of Master of the plantation when strangers are about. Together they make a success of the plantation. Their main goal is to use the money they make to buy slaves, but not just any slaves – they’re buying family members. The plan is, when they gather the entire family, they’ll exodus north to freedom. Problem is, just as they leave, other landowners catch on and hunt them, so they could take possession of the Plantation and its slaves.

Ethan's Mate by JS Scott

http://www.amazon.com/Ethans-Mate-Vampire-Coalition-Book-ebook/dp/B007YJ3JV2

Ethan Hale is a vampire with a mission. Together with his three brothers and a few other unmated members, he fights with The Vampire Coalition to protect humans from fallen vampires. His life is fairly simple. If he has a problem...he solves it. If it's an evil problem...he kills it. But his uncomplicated life is about to end when his mate unexpectedly calls him to her.

Brianna Cole is weak, her life force fading away. She thinks she is suffering from a rare form of leukemia. Little does she knows that her illness is much more complicated. She's dying because she has not united with her vampire mate and given him his soul that she has been guarding since birth.

Ethan finds Brianna and knows he needs to convince her to mate or watch her die. He's waited for her for five hundred years and he has no intention of letting her go, but she is not in any shape for the dominate, volatile mating ceremony with a vampire. He will have to win the race against time to strengthen Brianna and a battle with a stalking fallen to claim his mate. He is also at war with his mating instincts that make him burn to dominate and conquer her. But Ethan is determined, and the stubborn vampire will do whatever is necessary to possess his soul bonded mate...forever.

The Zombie, the Cat, and Barack Obama. A satirical comedy by Christopher Antony Meade

http://www.amazon.com/Zombie-Cat-Barack-Obama-appearances-ebook/dp/B009CYBTC8

Everybody likes to poke fun at those set above them and this book does that in spades. From President Obama to Queen Elizabeth II, to the Illuminati, nobody is spared. One reader actually said that her jaws hurt from all the laughing after reading it. That has to be a vote of confidence for a book claiming to be funny. Many more comments in a similar vein can be found amongst the reviews on Amazon.

Satire is a sword that really cuts deep and the weaknesses of the characters in this outrageously mad volume are exposed to the world mercilessly. It’s up to the reader to decide whether the writer is telling the truth or not. Perhaps he is. Either way, there are plenty of laughs to be gleaned, as the stories unfold. If you want to find out the embarrassing secrets of such notables as Barack Obama, Osama bin Laden, and Adolf Hitler, this book is the place to look. Just be prepared to be really surprised. The real truth about the Illuminati is to be found in these pages and it is totally different than people are told. Suffice to say, they are not shape-shifting reptiles. What they really are is much more weird, and more funny. The real stories behind climate change and the chemtrails controversy are revealed as well. Once again surprise and amazement are the order of the day. You will discover the reason why Santa Claus is sometimes very sad.

Of course, every good book requires a good villain. The cultured piano playing, but totally psychopathic, zombie Julian Faversham fills that roll admirably here. Unusually, he is not one of the usual run of the mill moronic shuffling undead. This zombie has brains and a high degree of class. His story opens the book and his later adventures enliven the end chapters.
I don’t want to give too much away about the story, so I will cease from my description. I hope I have whetted the appetites of potential readers to take a chance on buying my book. I hope all the readers enjoy it. I can guarantee one thing. They won’t find another book like it.

The Billionaire's Second-Chance Bride by Shadonna Richards

http://www.amazon.com/Billionaires-Second-Chance-Bride-Romero-Brothers-ebook/dp/B00G8H2EQW

Betrayed by Mr. Wrong. Could she ever trust Mr. Right?

Meet Lucy Shillerton – twenty-nine, single and heartbroken. She’d lost her fiancé, Jeff, in a tragic accident with his mistress. But when she finds out that her eccentric aunt died and left her a company to run, Lucy braces herself for what is to come: Dream Weddings Inc. Her current project is to present an outrageous wedding for her latest client, a wealthy, older tycoon who wants to marry his young nurse.

In comes sexy, rich, dripping-with-charm and sworn bachelor, Antonio Romero III, the grandson of said tycoon, who has a good reason to shut down Lucy’s “scam wedding” business. However, when he meets with sweet, wounded Lucy, shutting her down is the last thing on his mind.

The new sizzling romance in the bestselling Bride Series and book 1 in the Romero Brothers series!

Ify - A Romantic Thriller By Emmy Boy

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MYFYGIQ

When Vincent embarked on a journey to Lagos for a job interview and meets a pretty young lady by the name Ify in the bus, little did he know that he was on a journey that will shake up his entire being.

Their coming together was purely accidental but it gave birth to a very promising and sizzling romantic relationship for both of them.

She found him so interesting. She thought he was the ONE. She wanted him to be the ONE.

But…

There was a big problem. He’s a player. It was just a matter of time before he gets bored and with her leaves—like he has always done in the past—to so many women.

And so when he finally did, he left her completely heartbroken and shattered because she never saw it coming.

But somehow, he found himself completely unable to leave her. He became distraught and confused which affected his psyche so terribly.

So torn in between being committed to his player lifestyle or giving love a chance, Vincent does the unimaginable!

This story which sets in Nigeria contains lots and lots of vividly descriptive thrilling events, interesting twists, and of course, just about the right amount of sex!

Seduction and Surrender by Cali MacKay

http://www.amazon.com/Seduction-Surrender-Billionaires-Temptation-Book-ebook/dp/B00K5Y821A

Chef Emma Sparrow has poured her heart and soul—not to mention all her money—into the restaurant of her dreams. But when Quinn Ryker, her landlord and billionaire playboy, refuses to renew her lease, her entire world and all those who depend on her, are at risk.

Quinn’s spent months trying to stifle his curiosity for the gorgeous chef who runs the kitchen of his favorite bistro like she’s a five-star general. He can’t help but want her, especially when she comes marching into his office full of fire and passion, furious with him and demanding he renew her lease. Yet he now has something she wants, and he knows just what he’ll do with that heat and anger of hers, especially once she’s in his bed.

A bargain is stuck that will save Emma’s restaurant and give Quinn what he most desires—Emma. But it turns out there’s a lot more on the line when negotiating matters involving one’s body, heart, and soul.

Sea Scoundrel by Annette Blair

http://www.amazon.com/Sea-Scoundrel-Knave-Hearts-Book-ebook/dp/B0082CA0Z8

--Lady Patience Kendall crossed the sea to marry, but her intended died before she arrived. Penniless and stranded, she found only one way to get home: Bring rich American Misses to England to find them titled husbands. At the ship, she realized their mothers expected each to wed the Marquess of Andover. She'd seek an introduction. On the journey, Captain Grant St. Benedict was anything but friendly. Just because her girls caused a few mishaps? Grant had never met a woman more irritating, or more desirable, than the Lady Patience Kendall. But however dangerous his interest, he couldn’t resist teaching the delicious distraction that independence was nothing to passion.

To Catch A Bad Guy by Marie Astor

http://www.amazon.com/Catch-Bad-Janet-Maple-Book-ebook/dp/B008W1L5IA

Janet Maple's stellar career ended with a lay off and her boyfriend of almost five years told her that he wants to be just friends. When she lands a job at one of New York’s premier boutique investment firms, Janet begins to hope that her luck is finally turning for the better. Not only is she happy with her new paycheck, but things also seem to be looking up on the personal front, as the company’s handsome attorney expresses keen interest in Janet. However, her euphoria is short-lived, as Janet soon discovers alarming facts about her new employer’s business tactics. When her boss dismisses her suspicions as groundless, Janet finds herself confiding to a cute IT engineer, Dean Snider. The closer she gets to Dean, the more Janet is tempted to break her rule of not dating co-workers, but what she doesn’t realize is that everything she knows about Dean, including his occupation and even his name, is a lie.

Dennis Walker is a top-notch white collar crime investigator who will stop at nothing to put culprits away. When an opportunity for an undercover assignment at one of New York’s premier boutique investment firms comes up, Dennis jumps at the chance, adopting a persona of geeky IT engineer, Dean Snider. While he may be an ace at his job, years of experience fail him when Dennis meets Janet Maple and finds himself torn between his professional obligations and his personal desires. Will he have to choose between his feelings and duty, or will he find a way to satisfy both?

Lady Oak Abroad - a fantasy by Glenda Goertzen

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00QPX0H2W

If you like your fantasy offbeat and unpredictable—and not all cluttered up with vampires, werewolves*, and zombies—join Audrey O’Krane in her quest to save Aunt Ellen and the universe.

The first year of the new millennium has not been kind to Audrey O’Krane. She’s been dumped, expelled, and run over by a bus. She firmly believes the planet Earth is a hopeless ruin; her personal life even more so. She longs to discard both and start over … and then she does. When her wacky old aunt disappears from their front yard, Audrey finds herself hurtling across an array of fantastic overlapping worlds. In order to retrieve her aunt, Audrey teams up with a little princess who literally refuses to grow up, an exiled prince in pursuit of the princess, an outlaw mage in pursuit of vengeance, and an overzealous warrior in pursuit of the mage. Audrey is thrilled to swap Earth for a multi-quest adventure, but she’s not quite done with it yet. Her new companions’ beautiful home world hides a terrible secret, and only Audrey has the ability to prevent it from destroying everything she loves. With this much pressure, she certainly doesn’t need the added complication of a romantic entanglement with the quirky and mysterious Keirt. Unfortunately, Impulse Control hasn’t been very reliable lately. Fortunately, Audrey has powerful new magic to help her cope. Unfortunately, the local psychotic power mongers have learned of her magic and will stop at nothing to cross “Kidnap and exploit Audrey O’Krane” off their To Do lists…

*Okay, there’s a werecat, but she’s very cool.

Free download January 31!

Surrender by Melody Anne

http://www.amazon.com/Surrender-Book-1-Melody-Anne-ebook/dp/B00C4CSJCI

Rafe Palazzo takes what he wants with no regrets. Arianna (Ari) Lynn Harlow has led a charmed life until tragedy strikes her family. He’s looking for a no-emotions attached mistress, she’s looking for redemption.

They are not a pair that should ever work, but undeniable attraction and devastating tragedies bring them together in the city by the bay where he fights to keep their relationship nothing more than an enjoyable way to meet his needs, and she battles to not lose herself in him. Spending time with Ari starts cracking the hard shell that Rafe has built around his heart, but he denies the affect she has on him until it’s too late to stop the inevitable conclusion that their relationship is headed for.

Rafe once believed in happily ever after, coming from a large Italian family. He’s got the Midas touch, since every endeavor he tries turns to gold. That all ends when his wife walks out the door and leaves him blindsided. His devastation quickly turns to steel when he decides no woman will fool him again. From that point on he treats relationships as nothing more than business transactions where both party’s come out mutually benefited.

Just when Ari has sunk to the lowest she’s ever been she finds an ad in the paper announcing a job that’s too good to be true. It turns out she’s right. She makes it through the intense rounds of interviews only to find out the job is for a mistress to the powerful Rafe Palazzo, owner of Palazzo Enterprises. Rafe gives her a day to think about whether she wants the position or not, and she’s sent on her way, only to find out her mother’s near-terminal position has taken a turn for the worse. Her mom’s only in the hospital because Ari messed up, and her mother’s the one who paid the price. Is Rafe her savior, or will he take her with him straight to the depths of hell?

The Road of Darkness - A Horror Novel by Zoe Ambler

http://www.amazon.com/Road-Darkness-Ambler-Zoe-ebook/dp/B00QZFBV6Q

Addison, just out of her teens in early seventeenth century Louisiana, is the victim of a vampire attack. She is turned.

Unlike most, she embraces it rather than fight it.

Over her long years, she watches mortal man and their ways, fascinated with the evolution of their conflicts. Moving from country to country, war to war, immersed in the bloodshed and destruction.

The road of darkness is a bitter one.

From a deal gone bad with the Voodoo demi-god Baron Samedi to encounters with other supernatural beings. Time brings her heartbreaking loss of would-be love and few triumphs.

The darkness grows.

At the peak of her self destruction in a war torn desert she meets a Slayer bent on saving her rather than destroy her.

What will it take to change the mind, heart and darkness of a former belle of the ball turned beast?

The Second Crack, a literary mystery by Chelo Diaz-Ludden

http://www.amazon.com/Second-Crack-Chelo-Diaz-Ludden-ebook/dp/B00PG9U8Q6

As Anne’s drinks from a Japanese tea cup, its crack filled in with gold, a Japanese tradition that honors past wounds, she thinks that “if people were repaired the same way; foreheads etched with brass hairline fractures, chips of silver embedded along fingers, bolts of gold shot through hearts, then we would know the places to be careful with." And these are the places she will be forced to go.
Anne's twin sister, Suz, is the family idealist and saint who ran off to South Africa to help the poor, Anne is the pragmatic twin who started a coffee house in Portland, Oregon. When Suz comes home for Christmas and disappears, Anne resorts to tactics such as ‘syncing’ to her twin like they did as children, and reading through Suz’s journal, which reveals not only the lives of a township family but secrets her sister has kept from her. Anne's desperate search turns her world upside down and inside out, along with the labels of 'saint' and 'sinner'.

A fast-paced literary mystery that will take you from Portland to Johannesburg to Mexico while it exposes the reader to both the light and darkness burning within human nature.

Undeniable Rogue - a historical romance by Annette Blair

http://www.amazon.com/Undeniable-Rogue-Rogues-Club-Book-ebook/dp/B006RLZVF0

A battlefield promise to a dying comrade, and Gideon St. Goddard, Duke of Stanthorpe, comes home from Waterloo to take a bride.

Aware that romance and matrimony aren't always compatible, widow, Sabrina Whitcomb, nevertheless, needs a husband. While providing for her children is paramount, wedding a stranger—even a wealthy one like Gideon St. Goddard, Duke of Stanthorpe—is no light matter. So why did the shockingly handsome rogue agree to marry her? When Gideon flashes his wicked, seductive smile, the reason hardly matters.

Little Wolf - A dark erotic romance by Amélie S. Duncan

http://www.amazon.com/little-wolf-Am%C3%A9lie-S-Duncan-ebook/dp/B00QSP9K0M

A dark erotic romance with suspense that will keep you guessing all the way to the end.  Sexy Alpha  hero and a strong willed heroine collide in this dynamic debut.

When twenty-three year old Tala Velsik appears in a last minute performance art piece, she has no idea that public nudity will be the least of her worries. Wearing nothing but silver paint and a pair of antlers, her body is bared to hundreds of eyes, but one penetrating stare simmers through the others, Adrian Caro.

Adrian Caro is one of the world’s most famous directors and photographers, but with striking features and a body made for sin, most would guess he belonged in front of the camera.

Of course, the last thing Tala needs is romance, even with a walking Adonis. Mounting bills, a dead end job and a set of childhood memories most therapists would pale at; love is low on her list. Assuming, of course, her new admirer allows her to have a say in the matter.

Shocked yet thrilled by Adrian’s passionate domination, Tala can’t help but feel she’s standing on quicksand. For all his wealth, fame and talent, Adrian is tormented by his own demons; hiding secrets big enough to destroy them both.

Fashionably Dead by Robyn Peterman

http://www.amazon.com/Fashionably-Dead-Hot-Damned-Book-ebook/dp/B00EYMXM2I

Vampyres don’t exist. They absolutely do not exist.

At least I didn’t think they did ‘til I tried to quit smoking and ended up Undead. Who in the hell did I screw over in a former life that my getting healthy equates with dead?

Now I’m a Vampyre. Yes, we exist whether we want to or not. However, I have to admit, the perks aren’t bad. My girls no longer jiggle, my ass is higher than a kite and the latest Prada keeps finding its way to my wardrobe. On the downside, I’m stuck with an obscenely profane Guardian Angel who looks like Oprah and a Fairy Fighting Coach who’s teaching me to annihilate like the Terminator.

To complicate matters, my libido has increased to Vampyric proportions and my attraction to a hotter than Satan’s underpants killer rogue Vampyre is not only dangerous . . . it’s possibly deadly. For real dead. Permanent death isn’t on my agenda. Avoiding him is my only option. Of course, since he thinks I’m his, it’s easier said than done. Like THAT’S not enough to deal with, all the other Vampyres think I’m some sort of Chosen One.

Holy Hell, if I’m in charge of saving an entire race of blood suckers, the Undead are in for one hell of a ride.

Breech Baby - a novel by Ed Ryan

http://www.amazon.com/Breech-Baby-Ed-Ryan-ebook/dp/B00HNYLF78

Being born upside down should give you a leg up, right?

Bryan is a 12 year-old foster child who fosters a child of his own, an alternate personality which helps him cope with his disturbing past and navigate the absurd present.  Born of a delivery so traumatic it would be the envy of any UPS driver, Bryan is bounced around from home to home until he finally settles with a rich couple on Long Island.

Abnormally intelligent, he completes a college curriculum before reaching puberty. Now his parents want to showcase their child prodigy by sending him away for more schooling. Afraid they will not survive higher education, Bryan and his secret friend contrive an escape plan which will lead them to the top of broadcasting capital of the world. The problem is; only one of them will survive.

When the time comes, can these two best Freudian friends separate after having been together for so long?

BREECH BABY is a story of love, forgiveness, and multiple self realizations.

Kindle version currently $1.99 at Amazon.

REVIEWS:

"The language and wordplay make it an absolute pleasure to read."
"Sharp and tender and full of soul."
"Can at once make you smile, then gasp."
"A welcome antidote to long but empty."
"A delirious literary trip."
"Freud meets P.J. O'Rourke."

No Such Thing as Werewolves - a Paranormal book by Chris Fox

http://amzn.com/B00OX6IZ8G

WARNING: May Contain Werewolves.

No Such Thing as Werewolves has been described as Stargate meets the Walking Dead.

A pyramid predating all known cultures appears without warning.  Inside lies incredible technology, proof of a culture far more advanced than our own. Something dark lurks within, eager to resume a war as old as mankind. When it is unleashed it heralds the end of our species’ reign.

On Sale 1/23/15 - 1/25/15

Maid For The Billionaire by Ruth Cardello

http://www.amazon.com/Maid-Billionaire-Book-Legacy-Collection-ebook/dp/B004XJ4NI4

Dominic Corisi knew instantly that Abigail Dartley was just the distraction he was looking for, especially since having her took a bit more persuading than he was used to. So when business forces him to fly to China, he decides to take her with him, but on his terms. No promises. No complications. Just sex.

Abby has always been the responsible one. She doesn’t believe in taking risks; especially when it comes to men - until she meets Dominic. He’s both infuriating and intoxicating, a heady combination. Their trip to China revives a long forgotten side of Abby, but also reveals a threat to bring down Dominic’s company. With no time to explain her actions, Abby must either influence the outcome of his latest venture and save his company or accept her role as his mistress and leave his fate to chance. Does she love him enough to risk losing him for good?

Twisted Linen - A prophetic thriller of deception, deceit and faith by C.W. Cook

Free Kindle Countdown: Dec 19-21st http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NLLPCVC

I wrote ‘Twisted Linen’ to warn of the coming great deception that we’ll all soon face.  It’s fast-paced conspiracy thriller drawn from modern-day current events, human genetic engineering, and end-times Scripture.  Written for the busy reader, offering short chapters and concise dialog, but the story and underlying messages are sophisticated, terrifying and inspiring.

Kirkus Reviews says Twisted Linen offers "Plotlines with searing twists ... concise and persistent, but best of all, leaves an impact!"

There are appointed times for every event in history, and God proclaimed His warnings using astronomical signs in the heavens.  But Simon has all but given up on the Roman Catholic Church and God.  All he cares about is finding refuge for the angel that brought true and lasting peace into his life, Grace, his alluring wife.

Simon and Grace’s bug-out plans are interrupted when a top raking Cardinal summons Simon to the Papal Office and discloses a diabolical threat against the civilized world.  A modern-day cult called the Golden Dawn plans to use the latest in genetic science to usher in a Final World Order, and Cardinal Genovi demands Simon's help this one last time.  But there are deep fractures in the Church, unexpected betrayals, and dark secrets concealed in Grace's past that hold dire consequences.

From the majestic city of Rome to the picturesque city of San Sebastian, Spain, Simon and Grace race against time to expose the conspiracy behind the cult's insidious agenda.  The situation turns deadly when a kidnapping ensnares Simon and Grace in a net of deception, deceit and divided loyalty. And where it all leads . . .a dark nightmare into the underbelly of the occult with demonic consequences not revealed until the very end.

Mine For Tonight - an Adult Contemporary Steamy Romance by JS Scott

http://www.amazon.com/Mine-Tonight-Billionaires-Obsession-Book-ebook/dp/B009GKU2DU

Down on her luck, nursing student and full-time waitress Kara Foster gets a massive blow to her already desperate financial situation that will surely find her living on the streets. Needing nothing less than a miracle to save her, Kara gets rescue from an unknown, unlikely and overwhelming source. Billionaire Simon Hudson makes her an offer that is impossible to refuse, but terrifying to accept from a man that she's never met. Will the handsome, alpha billionaire really be a solution to her problems, or will he end up being a major complication and a danger to her emotional sanity?

Reclusive billionaire Simon Hudson would rather be behind a computer creating computer games than rubbing elbows with the elite and he knows exactly what he wants...until he meets Kara Foster. Something about Kara touches Simon in ways he's never experienced and definitely doesn't like. For over a year, Simon watches over Kara, but stubbornly refuses to admit his desire to possess her, not even to himself. But when she ends up in a situation that could very well be her destruction, Simon steps up to help her, not realizing that in saving Kara, he might very well be salvaging his own soul.

"Mine For Tonight" is book one of "The Billionaire's Obsession" . Books in this trilogy do not stand alone and need to be read in order. They include:

Mine For Tonight - Book 1 "The Billionaire's Obsession"
Mine For Now - Book 2 "The Billionaire's Obsession"
Mine Forever - Book 3 "The Billionaire's Obsession"
and Mine Completely - a Valentine's Day romance featuring Simon and Kara

This is a steamy romance and is not intended for YA readers. It contains steamy love scenes, explicit language and adult emotion not appropriate for YA readers.

Murder is a Drag - a mystery by JLRenRaw

http://www.amazon.com/Murder-Drag-Slade-Investigates-Book-ebook/dp/B00GSQHX8C

The time of year is late November and unfortunately the south coast of England is experiencing an unusually cold snap. Constable Coombs, from the local constabulary, is doing a perfunctory check along the mile long South Beach promenade. Tonight the promenade has been abandoned by the normally hardy holiday makers who come to see the Christmas lighting. Coombs does not blame them as the lighting just looks gaudy in the wintry gloom. Grateful that nothing is amiss she quickly returns to the station.

Sergeant Dobbs is manning the front desk of this cash strapped police station. The only other officer on duty is Detective Constable Chaste and he is making the tea. When the desk telephone rings again for the umpteenth time, Dobbs, feeling tired, hesitates before lifting the receiver.

“I am Maurice, owner of the ‘Maurice welcomes you’ club. I am telephoning to report a murder.” The voice simple said.

When Detective Chief Inspector Slade is summoned to the murder scene it becomes crystal clear to him that this case cannot be dealt with in normal circumstances. For starters there are possibly 60, 80, maybe one hundred witnesses and any one of them could be the murderer.

Endangered Species Part 1 - a political thriller by John Wayne Falbey

KDP Select Free Dates: 12/19/2014 – 12/20/2014

http://www.amazon.com/Endangered-Species-Part-Sleeping-Thriller-ebook/dp/B00OQU0XKM

The world is descending into chaos. America is like a rudderless ship—its elected government gridlocked and ineffective. Its unprotected borders are penetrated daily by: agents of its worst enemies; drug cartels dispersing crime and addiction in its cities; and illegals carrying a variety of diseases. Unchecked deadly plagues are spreading globally. Rogue governments spit on Old Glory and defy a weakened America to stop them. Religious fanatics are dedicated to butchering all the world’s citizens who don’t convert to their beliefs. The future of America and the nations of the free world seems grim. And the worst is yet to come. A group of international power brokers is close to achieving their goal—a single world government with them ruling it.
But appearances can be deceiving. Behind the scenes, a shadow government of old fashioned patriots is working to change the course of events. Armed with deep financial resources and critical positions in the military and intelligence communities, they just might succeed. And they have an asset no one else has: the deadliest hunter/killer special ops team—the Sleeping Dogs. But the six of them are being stalked by a mysterious, brutal killer. Book 2 in the Sleeping Dogs trilogy takes the reader all over the globe as Whelan and the Dogs fight to stop a power-mad cartel.  The Dogs are back; expect a high body count!

Inside the Manning House - erotica by Katrina MIllings

http://www.amazon.com/Inside-Manning-House-Katrina-Millings-ebook/dp/B00QKMTDY6

A working class girl gets a first hand look at the lives of the rich and wicked.

All her life Justine has longed for a look inside the mysterious life of Mr. and Mrs. Manning. Living in such a small town, she couldn’t help but hear the rumors about what goes on at the wild parties they throw behind the gates of their mansion on the hill. Desperate to know if Johanna and Tim Manning are as open minded as some people claim, she accepts an invitation to spend a private weekend with the eccentric couple. It isn’t long before she realizes the stories are quite true, but could she ever fit into such an elite world where money is no object and boundaries don’t exist?

The Girl in the Shadows - A Family Drama by Kim O'Shea

http://www.amazon.com/Girl-Shadows-Pint-Black-Stuff-ebook/dp/B00QSG66AI

Grow up with Grace in rural Ireland as she learns to cope with whatever life throws at her. Laugh or cry along with her at her madcap adventures as her family learns that with Grace around there is never a dull moment.

Grace lives in a crowded cottage with her seven siblings, parents and grandmother. As the youngest of the family, Grace is allowed to get away with things the others never even dreamed of doing. We soon find out that all is not well with Grace but her family refuse to treat her as anything but normal. She is heartbroken to learn that she is different but her family rally round and protect her and stand by her at all times.

Grace's adventures are often hilarious and leave the rest of the family bewildered and confused. Her visits to the priest result in her grandmother's shame at being labelled a heavy drinker even though the poor woman barely touches a drop of alcohol and her attempts at wearing her sister's high heels leave her mother furious and the wardrobe door permanently askew. The mysteries of courting and secret love affairs are beyond her comprehension but she's willing to find out as much as she can with the help of her best friend.

"I am thoroughly enjoying the book..! That little girl Grace is very witty..!"

"just finished reading your wonderful book . A lovely light hearted read . Can't wait for part 2"

Touching the Wire - a thriller by Rebecca Bryn

http://www.amazon.com/TOUCHING-WIRE-death-camp-granddaughter-intrigued-ebook/dp/B00MX5TRPY

I was blown away when I received my first two Amazon reviews for my thriller, Touching the Wire. It was a story I felt compelled to write because, if the horror and pain of the holocaust can be seen in the eyes of one man, then I have the privilege of having known that man, and this story is dedicated to his memory.

Touching the Wire is the story of all the men, women and children incarcerated in Nazi death camps: a story of courage and cowardice, love, loss and betrayal - tale of love against impossible odds. The review, 'outstanding story-telling', suggests I may have gone some way in doing their courage justice.
Part One: A young doctor and nurse battle to save lives in a Nazi death camp: as their relationship blossoms they join the camp resistance, risking torture and execution daily. Liberation plunges them from one hell into another as they are separated. They make a desperate promise: the doctor steals damning documents, and struggles to fight his way back to the woman he loves.
Seventy years later, the doctor's granddaughter, intrigued by an enigmatic carving and determined to discover the reasons for her grandfather's nightmares, uncovers the horrors of his past and vows to keep his unkept promise.

Reviews:

TOUCHING THE WIRE by Rebecca Bryn
Outstanding storyteller.
This is without doubt one of the best fictional tales of this type I've read. One of the main characters is brought to the reader in the modern day, complete with the nightmares of his past experiences in war-torn Germany. His demons are not confined to the night, so the narrative opens his mental
sores to expose a myriad of deep secrets... The first half of the story takes us back and forward from present day to the horror... The second part of the story is played out as a mystery/suspense which unfolds like the petals of a rose, one layer after another to a blossoming end...
Many scenes are of a graphic nature, so be prepared to be shocked. The imagery, like the dialogue is done extremely well. I congratulate Rebecca on not only her writing and storytelling prowess, but also her outstanding research.

Vardin Village - General Fiction by Maggie Spence

http://www.amazon.com/Vardin-Village-Maggie-Spence-ebook/dp/B00IN9ANZM

George Vardin and his friends are typical teenagers in a small, affluent town. They seek the same goals; to make the varsity team, date a pretty girl, hang with the guys, goof around ‘til college. But George can only pretend. He doesn’t have the money or the time to play football, no pretty girl will ever date him, and his friends have no idea he’s one step away from being homeless. George hides the anxiety and the hopeless reality as he waits for his world to crash along with the leaky roof over his dilapidated house. The mind-blowing irony is that his hometown was founded by his great, great, great, great grandfather, the first George Vardin, who built the miserable cottage that’s about to implode that sits in the shadow of the magnificent mansion that the people of Vardin Village consider the crown jewel of the community. The Vardin family used to be rolling in money but George’s grandfather gave the family fortune to the village and George got nothing thanks to his alky parents.

Uncle Morris shows up with a crazy idea. The crown jewel just sits there empty all day. Why let a good mansion go to waste? Would anyone really know if George were to live in his ancestral home, just until he finishes high school? With a little help from some of the old-timers in Vardin Village, the plan works beautifully until a corrupt councilman and his bully son embark on a campaign to rid the village of its namesake son and keep the riches to themselves.

America Invades: How We've Invaded or been Militarily Involved with almost Every Country on Earth - by C. Kelly and S. Laycock

http://www.amazon.com/America-Invades-Controversial-Militarily-Involved-ebook/dp/B00R1ZXKMW

America Invades: the Controversial story of How We've Invaded or Been Militarily Involved with Almost Every Country on Earth

Historians Kelly and Laycock take the reader on  a global tour of America's military involvement from the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli and everywhere in between.  The action starts in 1741 with Americans invading what is today Colombia and goes right up to now with our current engagement in Syria and Iraq.  Surprises include...

The only three countries in the world we've missed completely

How American "Polar bears" invaded Russia

How John Paul Jones invaded England in 1778

A Chinese-American who became the first American ace of WW2

How Norwegian scientists nearly started WW3

America Invades is "History but entertaining".

Moriarty - Bundle of the award-winning Kronberg thriller series by Annelie Wendeberg

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Sherlock Holmes, a kick-butt heroine, and the beginning of biological warfare

Europe, late 19th century. Antibiotics have yet to be invented, and germs take a death toll that lets the number of murders appear negligible. But when a cholera victim is found floating in one of London's drinking water supplies, Dr Anton Kronberg -- England's best bacteriologist -- is called upon to investigate. He crosses paths with Sherlock Holmes. The detective immediately discovers Kronberg's secret -- a woman masquerading as a man in order to practice medicine -- a criminal deed that could land her in prison for years to come. The two highly analytical minds provoke and annoy each other at once. Eventually, they must team up to unravel a spiderweb of murder, espionage, and bioterrorism that spreads across continents.

This book contains more than sixty historical photographs, drawing, and paintings, and compiles the first three books in the Kronberg Thriller Series: The Devil's Grin, The Fall, & The Journey

Anna's Bear - 5 Days of Moral Conflict and Pursuit, Nazi Germany, 1939 - a Historical Novel by O.W. Shumaker

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Nazi Germany was different in so many ways from any other society of its time in the western hemisphere. Aside from the plot of Anna’s Bear, all of the historical events, objects, programs, people groups, and ceremonies depicted in Anna’s Bear really happened – even the most bizarre. The Lebensborn system in Nazi Germany functioned, in part, exactly as described in Anna’s Bear. The Hitler Youth, usually depicted as very violent, consisted more of para-military training, and once even participated in a convention with the American Boy Scouts. And, unfortunately, the T4 program was in place as described – right down to the flower on the windowsill…

An auld bed in Havana - suspense by John Molloy

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Cormack, a young Irishman leaves Dublin for a holiday in Havana. He is trying to get over a broken romance and wants time to himself to reflect on life. He doesn't reckon on a chance meeting with the beautiful young Cuban woman, Kathie, and becoming ensnared by her beauty and vulnerability.
He becomes enmeshed in a world of secrecy and deceit as he learns that Kathie is holding a deadly family secret which could cost her life. She is being pursued by a corrupt secret service policeman who knows the value of this secret. Kathie has to get out of Cuba to freedom but can Cormack find the will and a way to get her to Ireland. Will she reveal her true identity and commitments before it's too late for both of them.

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