Set in the rocky hills of the Shetland Islands off the northern coast of Scotland,Tora Hamilton discovers a secret.In her attempt to bury her beloved horse,she uncovers the body of a young woman.But is this woman centuries old or recently buried? Tora,an obstetrician,discovers that the young woman was killed recently just after having given birth.In addition,her heart has been cut out. What bizarre ritual has she stumbled upon? Who would do such a thing? Tora sets out to find the answers and puts her own life in jeopardy in the process.Her husband,the police,and her coworkers all urge her to let “sleeping dogs lie” but Tora gives them no heed.Who can she turn to,who can she trust?
AUTHOR: S.J. BOLTON
LAPD homicide detective and single mother Alex Delillo knows the risks of the job. But when a series of explosions is detonated by a serial bomber and Alex’s teenage daughter is kidnapped,she discovers the catastrophic stakes as well.The bomber’s next plan: to unleash his incendiary powers on live TV. No one can stop him because no one can find him.What he’s igniting in Alex is more than a contest of wills and a race against time.It’s white-hot rage and a mother’s revenge.
AUTHOR: SCOTT FROST
TITLE: RUN THE RISK
In-between the world where time had no power over reason.We fell in love.We fell hard.But then we woke up. And it was over ..She is a woman divided.Her past present,and future are as twisted as the lies she’s lived for the past eight years. Desperate to get the truth,she must turn to the one man who may also be her greatest enemy….He is the president of Pure Corruption MC. A heartless biker and retribution-deliverer.He accepts no rules,obeys no one,and lives only to reap revenge on those who wronged him.And now he has stolen her,body and soul.Can a woman plagued by mystery fall in love with the man who refuses to face the truth? And can a man drenched in darkness forgo his quest for vengeance-and finally find redemption?
AUTHOR: PEPPER WINTERS
TITLE: RUIN AND RULE
Usually I pride myself on my intuition. I listen to that voice that says, “Something bad is happening…” or maybe “Get out.Now.” But on that Tuesday at the end of October,my psyche must have been protecting the one remaining day I still believed life was orderly and the universe liked me.Because I didn’t hear that voice.I never saw it coming.They say bad things happen in threes.When her fiancé,Sam,disappears on the same day her mentor and biggest client is killed, hotshot Chicago attorney Izzy McNeil starts counting.But trouble keeps coming.Sam is implicated in the client’s death,her apartment is broken into and it’s not just the authorities who are following her.Now,to find Sam and uncover her client’s murderer,Izzy will have to push past limits she never imagined.Luckily for her she’s always thrived under pressure,because her world is falling apart Fast and the trail of half-truths and lies is red-hot.
AUTHOR: LAURA CALDWELL
TITLE: RED HOT LIES
Don’t Look At first,they struggle to escape. Then a torrent of blows rains down upon their bodies until their eyes cloud over in final agony.The killer shows no remorse just a twisted need to witness each victim’s last terrified moments.Don’t Speak Public defender Rachel Wainwright is struggling to reopen a decades-old case,convinced that the wrong man is in prison.Homicide detective Deke Morgan doesn’t want to agree.But if Rachel’s hunch is correct,whoever fatally bludgeoned young,beautiful Annie Dawson thirty years ago could be the source of a new string of brutal slayings.Just Prepare To Die Rachel’s investigation is about to reveal answers but at a price she never thought to pay.Now she’s become the target of a rage honed by years of jealousy and madness.And a murderer is ready to show her just how vicious the truth can be. . .
AUTHOR: MARY BURTON
TITLE: COVER YOUR EYES
The killing just won’t stop as a ruthless psychopath revisits his greatest obsession but this time,a Richmond,Virginia homicide detective is determined to stop him in his bloody tracks. An aspiring artist. A high-school senior.A stripper. Three missing women with only one thing in common,wealthy Craig Thornton knew them all.For that,they paid the ultimate price.When Craig’s widow,Adrianna,begins to receive cards and flowers from her late husband,she assumes it’s someone’s cruel joke.Then grisly remains are found on the Thornton estate.Detective Gage Hudson believes the bodies are linked to Craig.But the biggest shocks are yet to come.A psychopath has resumed his work,each death a prelude to his most cherished target.The only way to stop him is to uncover a family’s dark past and a twisted love someone will kill for,again and again. .
AUTHOR: MARY BURTON
The broken body hanging from a tree in Texas Hill Country. . .the frozen figure huddled in a meat locker. . .only at second glance does the truth become apparent.What seems like suicide is far more sinister,and the terror is only beginning… never forgive.One devastating moment changed Greer Templeton’s life and ended two others.Now,with a body found on her property and Texas Ranger Tec Bragg on her doorstep,Greer’s nightmare has returned.With each new victim,her link to Tec’s case grows,and soon it will be too late to run.Greer hoped the past was behind her,but an obsessed killer has never forgotten the bond that unites them.One by one,he will track down his victims,finish what was started and make Greer’s dying wish come true. . .
AUTHOR: MARY BURTON
TITLE: YOU’RE NOT SAFE