( The Terrifying Game )
The perfect wife. A fairytale family. Don’t believe your eyes.
Matthew and Jeanie are happily married couple who both have teenage children from previous relationships. No one said it would be easy to raise a blended family under one roof but Matthew and Jeanie are strong. They will make it work.
And whilst Jeanie’s step-daughter Scarlett rejects her, Jeanie will just have to try harder to win her over. But Jeanie has a past. A terrible secret she thought she’d buried a long time ago. And now, it’s coming to surface, threatening to destroy her new marriage.
Someone is playing a terrifying game on Jeanie and she must put a stop to it once and for all. After all, a fairytale needs a happy ending … doesn’t it?
AUTHOR: CLAIRE SEEBER
TITLE: THE STEP MOTHER
Genre: Psychological thriller, Mystery
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( A Decade Of Abuse )
Everyone in Wheeler, New Mexico, thinks Joanna leads the perfect life: the quite contented housewife of a dashing deputy sheriff, raising a beautiful young daughter, Laurel. But Joanna’s reality is nothing like her façade. Behind closed doors, she lives in a constant fear of her husband. She’s been trapped for so long, escape seems impossible – until a stranger offers her help she needs to flee…
One the run, Joanna and Laurel stumble upon the small town of Morro, a charming and magical village that seems to exist out of time and place. There a farmer and his wife offer her sanctuary, and soon, between the comfort of her new home and blossom new friendships, Joanna’s soul begin to heal, easing the wounds of a decade abuse. But her past and her husband aren’t so easy to escape.
Unwilling to live in fear any longer, Joanna must send for a strength she never knew she had to fight back and forge a new life for her daughter and herself.
AUTHOR: TAMARA DIETRICH
TITLE: THE HUMMINGBIRD’S CAGE
Genres: Mystery-thriller, Fiction
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( YOU CAN ERASE MY MEMORY BUT NOT MY EMOTIONS )
In a small town of Fairview, Connecticut, everything seems picture perfect until one night, when a young woman Jenny Kramer got attacked at a local pantry. In the hours immediately after – She is given a controversial drug to medical erase her memory of the violent assault.
But, in the weeks and months that follow, as she heals from her physical wounds, and with no factual recall of the attack, Jenny struggles with her raging emotional memory. Her father, Tom, becomes obsessed with his inability to find her attacker and seek justice while her mother, Charlotte, prefers to pretend this horrific event did not touch her perfect country club world.
As they seek help for their daughter, the fault lines within their marriage and their close – knit community emerge from the shadows where they have hidden for years, and the relentless quest to find the monster who invaded their town – or perhaps lives among them.
AUTHOR: WENDY WALKER
TITLE: ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN
Genres: Psychological thriller, mystery, suspense
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( THE CURSED SUMMER )
“Madeleine Chambers of Hargest House” has a certain grandeur to it. But as Maddie enters the Gothic Mansion she inherited from her aunt,wonders if it walls remember what she’s blocked out of the summer she turned sixteen.
She barely settled in before a series of bizarre events drive her to question her sanity. Aunt Charlotte’s favourite song shouldn’t echo down the halls. The roots of a faraway willow shouldn’t reach into the cellar and a child skipping from room to room.
As the barriers in her mind begin to crumble, Madge recalls the long ago summer she looked into the face of evil. Now, she faces something worse. The mansion’s long-dead builder, who has unfinished business – and a demon that hungers for her very soul.
AUTHOR: CATHERINE CAVENDISH
TITLE: THE DEVIL’S SERENADE
Genres: Paranormal, Horror
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( NO ONE KNOWS MADMEN LIKE JUDE FONTAINE )
Detective Jude Fontaine was kept from the outside world. Held in an underground cell, her only contact was with her sadistic captor, and reading his face was her entire existence. Learning his every line, every movement, and every flicker of thought is what kept her alive.
After her experience with isolation and torture, she is left with a desire for justice – and a heightened ability to interpret the body language of both the living and the dead. Despite colleagues doubts about her mental state, she resumes her role at Homicide. Her new partner, Detective Uriah Ashby, doesn’t trust her sanity, and has a story of his own he’d rather keep hidden.
But a killer is one the loose, murdering young women, so the detectives have no choice: they must work together to catch the madman before he strikes again.
AUTHOR: ANNE FRAISEIR
TITLE: THE BODY READER
Genres: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction, Mystery-Crime
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Too many infant boys of Palm Beach gentry are dying of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ( SIOS ) through July 24, 2016. Only obstetrics nurse, Casey Jason, is suspicious. Al Warner, Crack Miami Homicide detective, is inactive, languishing on medical leave from a deadly shootout with the Angel of Death. He’s in the best physical condition of his life, but is struggling to convience the Department’s shrink he is not suffering from PTSD.
Warner meets Casey at a local pub. They are attracted to each other, but misreading the other’s body languages, remain reserved. Learning of the SIDS deaths from Casey, Warner concedes its sounds more than coincidental, agreeing to help investigate, hoping romance develops later.
Danny O’Brien, a resident doctor and Casey’s bestfriend, is researching the deaths and coming to a stunning conclusion. Casey stubbornly continues her quest for a culprit for these SIOS deaths. Using Danny’s notes, she leaves Warner a message, and then follows her suspect deep into the Everglades.
Getting Casey’s message, Warner races after her, sure she put herself in danger. But unlike Casey, who had an unwitting guide, he is uncertain where to look. Casey’s obssesion tangles her in mortal danger. Only Warner can save her, if he can figure out where she went, and get there in time.
AUTHOR: GEORGE A. BERNSTEIN
TITLE: BORN TO DIE
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Robert Klayman, former Los Angeles private investigator is a wanted man. Blacklisted and bloke, he falls in with a gangster and travels to Odessa, Ukraine, to move stolen art out of the country under eyes of the Russian mob.
Klayman is offered a bonus along with it, a hit job on a suspected war criminal. Each step of the way Klayman is pursued by a ruthless syndicate, chasing a dream that’s soaked in blood at every turn.
AUTHOR: G.J. PRAGER
TITLE: SEASONED TO KILL
Genre: Thriller, Suspense
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Mousey, overweight Stacey Sullivan would love to trade places with her glamorous socialite BFF, Jessica James-that’s until she discovers Jessica murdered in her own home.
Whip-smart detective Rachel Storme is ready to exchange her gun and badge for a gardner’s hat and shoe. But she reluctantly puts her plans on hold when she’s asked to helps solve Jessica’s murder.
These two strangers from different generations- Stacey a millennial and Rachel a baby boomer, become unlikely friends in their pursuit of Justice for Jessica. But their friendship is put to test when Stacey insists that her husband, Matt, is innocent in spite of evidence that speaks to the contrary.
Rachel, baffled by Stacey’s blind loyalty to Matt, doggedly fights to take Matt down, but with Stacey’s help, he eludes her at every turn.
Is Matt the killer or could Grant, Jessicas Jessica’s husband, be the culprit? Perhaps it was her jealous sister, Georgette or the maid, Rosa? No matter who the killer is, Rachel, by any means necessary is determined to find her man or woman.
AUTHOR: ALRETHA THOMAS
TITLE: JUSTICE FOR JESSICA
Genre: Murder mystery Recommendation Links: Amazon.com > Justice-Jessica-Detective…..
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Inspector Sejer is smart and enigmatic, touch but fair. At the foot of the imposing Kollen Mountain lies a small, idyllic village, where neighbors knows neighbors and children play happily in the streets.
But when the body of a teenage girl is found by the lake at the mountain top, the town’s tranquility is shattered forever. Annie was strong, intelligent, and loved by everyone. What went so terribly wrong? Goggedly, yet subtly, Inspector Sejer uncovers layer upon layer of distrust and lies beneath the towns seemingly perfect facade.
AUTHOR: KARIN FOSSUM
TITLE: DON’T LOOK BACK
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In fighting, carnage and sexual favours are the law at the Los Angeles law firm of Thorn and Chase. Experience the cutthroat culture of big money law firms – firms where partners and associates must win at all cost. They cannibalize each other buttling for money, power, love, clients, and ultimately their own survival.
With blue-collar idealism and onerous student loans, first year associate Sophia Christopoulos covets the firm’s money and power. But her new friendships, love, and success come with the the shocking price of disillusionment, murder and betrayal.
When Sophia is hurled into a murder investigation, she is torn between ethics and firm politics, as well as love and truth. Fighting to save her carrer and life, she becomes the star witness and then a target.
AUTHOR: DALE E. MANOLAKAS
TITLE: LETHAL LAWYERS
Genre: Legal thriller
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