My deepestpest condolences to all the family who has lost someone or properties.It rained heavily three day ago and this is what happened to some people.A fuel station at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle Accra,caught fire and so many lives were taken and the rains also took lives.May their souls rest in piece.
The vicious burns scarring the victim’s’ flesh reveal the agony of their last moments.Each woman was branded with a star,then stabbed through the heart.With every death,a vengeful killer finds a brief,blissful moment of calm.But soon it’s time for the bloodshed to start again. . .
The Perfect Time
Ten years ago,Eva Rayburn and her sorority sisters were celebrating the end of the school year.That party turned into a nightmare Eva can’t forget.Now she’s trying to start over in her Virginia hometown,but a new nightmare has begun.Every victim is linked to her.And Detective Deacon Garrison isn’t sure whether this mysterious woman needs investigating or protecting…Only Eva’s death will bring peace.Only her tortured screams will silence the rage that has been building for ten long years.Because what started that night at the sorority can never be stopped not until the last victim has been marked for death…
AUTHOR: MARY BURTON
Dr. Anna McIntyre’s life was going along just fine until someone else started living it.Her patient died because of an identity mix-up; her medical career is in jeopardy because of forged prescriptions;and her credit is in ruins.She thought things couldn’t get worse,but that was before she opened the envelope and saw a positive HIV test with her name on it.Her allies are two men who are also competing for her affection.Dr. Nick Valentine is a cynic who carries a load of guilt.Attorney Ross Donovan is a recovering alcoholic.The deeper Anna digs to discover who’s behind the identity thefts the higher the stakes.Finally,when her life is on the line,Anna finds that her determination to clear her name might have been a prescription for trouble.
AUTHOR: RICHARD L. MABRY, M.D.
TITLE: MEDICAL ERROR
Dr. Elena Gardener learns an OB patient of her fiance,Dr. David Merritt,is suffering frequent beatings at the hands of her husband.Despite Elena’s advice,the wife refuses to take legal action against her abusing husband.David is so frustrated that he loudly and publicly voices his desire to beat the man senseless.When someone actually kills the husband in that fashion,David’s off-hand expression leads him to the sheriff’s office.As the situation worsens,the two doctors from a partnership with a new attorney in town in order to fight a murder charge.
AUTHOR: RICHARD L. MABRY,M.D.
TITLE: RX : MURDER
In the emergency room Dr. Mark Baker and Nurse Kelly Atkinson stand at the mercy of a gunman who declares,”If he dies,everyone here dies.”At the end of the evening three men lie dead.One of them is a police officer Mark and a surgeon,Dr. Anna King,couldn’t save.The other two are members of the feared Zeta drug cartel.Their threat of revenge puts the lives of Mark,Kelly and others at risk.It isn’t long before the shootings began and Mark finds himself under suspicion as a killer,yet still a potential victim.Because of Kelly’s growing love for Mark,she is hurt when he turns to his high school sweetheart,now an attorney,for help.Who is the shooter? And can Mark find out before he becomes the next victim?
AUTHOR: RICHARD L. MABRY, M.D.
TITLE: FATAL TRAUMA
Martin Reed is an average man who wonders how he has wound up with such an abysmally empty existence.Working as a senior accountant at Southern Toilet Supply and still living with his nagging mother,his sole source of excitement is the crime novels he cherishes.So immersed is Martin in these escapes he fails to notice the crimes going on all around him.When first one,then another,of his co-workers is brutally murdered,Martin steps in to help the investigation,bringing his amateur detecting skills to bear.But Martin realizes too late that what he has mistaken for the glow of the spotlight,is actually the harsh glare of interrogation.
AUTHOR: KARIN SLAUGHTER
TITLE: MARTIN MISUNDERSTOOD
The body of 92-year-old Jossi Goldberg,Holocaust survivor and American citizen,is found shot to death execution style in his house near Frankfurt.A five-digit number is scrawled in blood at the murder scene.The autopsy reveals an old and unsuccessfully covered tattoo on the corpse’s arm a blood type marker once used by Hitler’s SS. Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver Bodenstein are faced with a riddle.
Was the old man not Jewish after all? Who was he,really? Two more,similar murders happen one of a wheelchair-bound old lady in a nursing home,and one of a man with a cellar filled with Nazi paraphernalia and slowly the connections between the victims becomes evident: All of them were lifelong friends with Vera von Kaltensee,baroness,well-respected philanthropist,and head of an old, rich family that she rules with an iron fist. Pia and Oliver follow the trail,which leads them all the way back to the end of World War II and the area of Poland that then belonged to East Prussia.No one is who they claim to be,and things only begin to make sense when the two investigators realize what the bloody number stands for,and uncover an old diary and an eyewitness who is finally willing to come forward.
AUTHOR: NELE NEUHAUS
TITLE: THE ICE QUEEN
Special Agent Steven Thatcher has sworn to find the serial killer preying on this small town.As the investigation pulls him one way,his family pulls him in another.A widower haunted by loss,he now worries about his son Brad slipping away.But there’s a bright light in his life; his son’s teacher,Jenna Marshall,has reached out to help.She’s beautiful,kind, and considerate and slowly,tentatively,she and Steven are starting to fall in love.But both have been hurt before badly.And as the two try to find the courage to bare their souls,a murderer who has slain many looks for the real treasure he craves. He sets his traps.And waits. For Jenna…
AUTHOR: KAREN ROSE
TITLE: HAVE YOU SEEN HER ?
Baltimore prosecutor Daphne Montgomery pulled herself out of a damaged past to build a solid life for herself and her son.But after she helps to convict a killer,her confidence is shattered once again by the news that her son has been kidnapped.Daphne believes it’s connected to the recent high-profile trial, and at first FBI special agent Joseph Carter agrees.But together they find the reality to be even more troubling,and it runs deeper than Daphne fears.With her son’s life in jeopardy,she must unlock a dreadful secret about her past and confront a truth that will change everything for those closest to her. And,if she survives,threaten the lives of everyone she loves.
AUTHOR: KAREN ROSE
TITLE: DID YOU MISS ME ?
In all his years in the Chicago Fire Department,Lieutenant Reed Solliday has never experienced anything like this recent outbreak of house fires devastating,vicious and in one case,homicidal.He has another problem his new partner,Detective Mia Mitchell.She’s brash,bossy,and taking the case in a direction he never imagined.Mia’s instincts tell her the arsonist is making this personal.And as the infernos become more deadly,one look at the victims’ tortured faces convinces her and Reed that they must work closer to catch the killer.With each new blaze,the villain ups the ante,setting fire traps for the people Reed and Mia love.The truth is almost too hot to handle:This monster’s desire for death and destruction is unquenchable and for Mia he’s started the countdown to an early grave.
AUTHOR: KAREN ROSE
TITLE: COUNT TO TEN
Eve Wilson’s face was once marred by a vicious assault.Terrified and ashamed,she retreated to the virtual realm where no one could see her.Now,years later,her outer scars faded and inner scars buried, she’s fought her way back to the real world,and is determined to help others do the same. Then her test subjects on the addictive powers of the Internet start turning up as “suicides.Detective Noah Webster is one of the few people who believe the deaths are connected murders.To find the twisted killer,he must rely on Eve. Together,they enter an intoxicating world of alternate identities and secret passions and find themselves trapped in the fight of their lives.
AUTHOR: KAREN ROSE
TITLE: I CAN SEE YOU
For reporter Irene Kelly it’s a terrifying investigation because it’s so personal.Her husband,Detective Frank Harriman,has been kidnapped by terrorists who call themselves Hocus deadly manipulators who give Irene three days to meet their demands before killing their hostage.But Irene’s biggest shock is yet to come as she uncovers her husband’s history,and learns of a horrific crime committed a decade earlier.As seconds slip away,Irene willingly steps into a trap set by two madmen with a score to settle. And when she does,someone is going to pay for the sins of the past.
AUTHOR: JAN BURKE
Nine years after he left Shilo,New Hampshire,former Navy Seal Tom Hawkins has moved back.It’s not an auspicious homecoming.Tom has returned to raise his teenage daughter,Jill,following the murder of his ex-wife,Kelly.Despite Tom’s efforts to stay close to Jill by coaching her high school soccer team,Kelly’s bitterness fractured their relationship.But together,they are on the mend,and life in Shilo is starting to shape up into something approaching normal.
Normal doesn’t last long.Shilo’s police sergeant makes it clear that Tom is his chief suspect in Kelly’s death.In the days that follow,an anonymous blog post alleges that Coach Hawkins is sleeping with one of his players,Internet rumors escalate,and incriminating evidence surfaces on Tom’s own computer and cell phone.Soon the FBI and police are investigating Tom for what appears to be a very disturbing and unprecedented series of crimes.Someone is out to frame Tom someone capable of destroying everything he loves without laying a finger on him.As he races to prove his innocence,he must unravel a tangle of lies about his family,the friends and colleagues he thought he knew,and about his past.For deep amid the secrets he’s been keeping from a troubled tour of duty to the reason for his ex-wife’s death is the truth that someone will gladly kill to protect…
AUTHOR: DANIEL PALMER
The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer’s career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track until the recession hits and she gets downsized,furloughed,escorted out of the building.Samantha, though,is one of the “lucky” associates.She’s offered an opportunity to work at a legal aid clinic for one year without pay,after which there would be a slim chance that she’d get her old job back.
In a matter of days Samantha moves from Manhattan to Brady,Virginia,population 2,200,in the heart of Appalachia,a part of the world she has only read about.Mattie Wyatt,lifelong Brady resident and head of the town’s legal aid clinic,is there to teach her how to “help real people with real problems.” For the first time in her career,Samantha prepares a lawsuit,sees the inside of an actual courtroom, gets scolded by a judge,and receives threats from locals who aren’t so thrilled to have a big-city lawyer in town.And she learns that Brady,like most small towns,harbors some big secrets.Her new job takes Samantha into the murky and dangerous world of coal mining,where laws are often broken,rules are ignored,regulations are flouted,communities are divided,and the land itself is under attack from Big Coal.Violence is always just around the corner,and within weeks Samantha finds herself engulfed in litigation that turns deadly.
AUTHOR: JOHN GRISHAM
TITLE: GRAY MOUNTAIN