WHEN I WASN’T WATCHING BY MICHELLE KELLY

When I Wasn't Watching By Michelle Kelly

( A Whole Can Of Worms )

 

SYNOPSIS

 

Lucy and Ethan Randall’s little boy Jack, abducted and murdered by teenager Terry Prince eight years ago. A moment’s distraction had ripped a family apart and with the loss of their son came the collapse of the Randalls’ marriage. Tortured by memories, Lucy was left to battle her grief while raising her remaining son alone.

Now, Jack’s killer has walked free, giving him the second chance at life that little Jack never had. Lucy’s wounds newly opened, her world turned upside down a second time when another child goes missing  and she can’t shake the suspicion that Prince has struck again. When DI Matt Winston, the same officer who found Jack’s body, assigned to the case, the echoes of Lucy’s past grow ever more insistent.

Bound by their tragic shared experiences, Matt and Lucy grow closer and become fixated on bringing the culprit to justice. Now history has repeated itself, answers seem even further out of reach. And for Lucy, it’s time to face her ghosts, and ask the most terrible question of all: can she ever really forgive herself?

AUTHOR: MICHELLE KELLY
TITLE: WHEN I WASN’T WATCHING
GENRE: Serial Killer,Crime,Suspense,Mystery thriller
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THE DEAD OF WINTER BY JEAN RABE

The Dead Of Winter By Jean Rabe

( Brutal Murder In Spencer County, Indiana )

Fifty-eight minutes into her first day on the job, twenty-three-year-old sheriff Piper Blackwell faced with a grisly murder – the victim artfully posed amid decorations on her lawn. Drawing on former military training, Piper must prove herself worthy of the sheriff’s badge, and that is not going easy.

Chief Deputy Oren Rosenberg, Pipers opponent in the recent election, doesn’t like her and wants her to fail. She doesn’t like him either, but she need Oren to help catch the killer before another victim discovered. Too late!

As Piper leads the manhunt, another crisis hits close to home. Her father, the previous sheriff is fighting for his life, and she between family and duty. Facing personal and professional threats, Piper has to whether a raging storm, keep the sheriff’s department from crumbling around her, and reel in a killer during the most brutal winter sleepy Spencer County, Indiana, has experienced.

AUTHOR: JEAN RABE
TITLE: THE DEAD OF WINTER
Genre: Mystery
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DEADLY CHOICES BY L. J. SELLERS

Deadly Bonds By L.J. Sellers

( Decisions That Threatens Everything )

Detective Jackson reluctantly takes a case when a young woman is found murdered in a derelict Eugene neighborhood and her terrified son is found hiding beneath the floorboards. His own life is already in chaos, with his runaway teenage daughter, Katie, still gone and his girlfriend, Kera, facing her own family crisis.

Matters get more complicated when the orphaned boy bonds with Jackson, triggering unexpected emotions and compromising his ability to investigate. Meanwhile, Detective Evans, one of Jackson’s most valuable colleagues is off the case to look into the death of a University of Oregon football star-leaving the homicide task force shorthanded.

As Jackson works to solve the murder and find a home for little Benjie, he soon faces devastating choices that threaten everything he holds.

AUTHOR: L. J. SELLERS
TITLE: DEADLY BONDS
Genre: Mystery, Crime
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CRIMES OF MEMORY BY L. J. SELLERS

Crimes Of Memory By L.J. Sellers

( The Link Between The Murder Of Craig Cooper And The Eco Earth Terrorists )

Fresh off the leave of absence he took following his ex wife’s tragic death, Detective Wade Jackson’s life is in upheaval. He struggles to keep his grief, out of control daughter, Katie, from succumbing to the same alcoholism demon as her mother, while trying to reinvigorate a passion for his work.

When a body is found in a local storage unit, Jackson hopes a simple open-and shut homicide case will help him get back on track. But when the victim identified as ex-con Craig Cooper, a former meth addict who did time bank robbery, the spoils of which were never recovered – it becomes quickly clear that the case will be challenging.

The same night Cooper murdered, a firebomb goes off in a bottled water factory on the other side of town. The prime suspects are from an organization called Love the Earth-eco-terrorists believed to modeling themselves after the infamous Earth Liberation Front. Fears that new group is plotting another attack bring agents from ATF and FBI to town, among them Jamie Dallas, an undercover agent with a wild streak, and Carla River, a FBI agent with a complicated past.

When Jackson discovers a shocking link between the murder case and the bombing, they will have to work together to solve both crimes before they blow up in their faces.

AUTHOR: L. J. SELLERS
TITLE: CRIMES OF MEMORY
Genre: Mystery, Crime
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THE CASE OF PROTECTING THE VULNERABLE AND PUNISHING THE GUILTY ( Book 5 )

Dying For Justice By L.J. Sellers

After ten years in prison, the man convicted of murdering Detective Wade Jackson’s parents declares his innocence. After two years in coma, a woman suspected of attempted suicide awakens, claiming ex-husband tried to kill her.

Now, two of the most baffling cases facing the Violent Crimes Unit of Eugene, Oregon, will put Jackson and his protegee , Detective Lara Evans, through their most grueling investigations yet. Probing accusations of corruption, coercion and justice denied, Jackson uncovers long-buried secrets that hit even closer to home than his parents murders.

Meanwhile, Evans shadows a notorious fellow cop who abuses more than power. Jackson is on a quest to solve the case, save the innocent and punish the guilty. But when increasingly dark revelations in each case begin to intertwine, two detectives will meet in a volatile confrontation with a desperate killer terrified of losing everything.

AUTHOR: L. J. SELLERS
TITLE: DYING FOT JUSTICE
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
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A SCENE OF BLOODBATH ( Book 4 )

Passions Of The Dead By L.J. Sellers

A working-class family of four is brutally attacked in their home. The only survivor is barely clinging to life. Detective Wade Jackson’s boss believes a gang of car jackers has graduated to home invasion and homicide.

But there are other suspects in the mix: a bitter brother-in-law convinced the Walkers ripped him off big-time, a young heroin addict in forbidden love with the Walker’s daughter, and the shady former employer who was being blackmailed by Jared Walker.

Still, with only inconclusive forensic evidence and a sole survivor who can’t remember anything, Jackson and his team are getting nowhere fast. And so is Jackson’s personal life is as he duels over money with his alcoholic ex, struggles to raise his teenage daughter, and fights to keep his high-pressure job from destroying his new romance.

And the looming specter of departmental downsizing, and things couldn’t possibly get worse. At least until the only living witness to the massacre vanishes along with the shocking truth buried in her mind and the killer follows in hot pursuit.

AUTHOR: L. J. SELLERS
TITLE: PASSIONS OF THE DEAD
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Crime
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THRILLED TO DEATH BY L.J. SELLERS

Thrilled To Death By L. J. Sellers

SYNOPSIS

Detective Wade Jackson, of Eugene Oregon’s Violent Crimes Division, has more than a professional interest disappearance of Danette Blake. In addition to being the mother of an infant, the missing young woman is also the widowed daughter-in-law of Kera Kollmorgan, the woman Jackson loves.

But the politics surrounding the mysterious death of Courtney Durham, a notorious party girl with rich, powerful parents, trumps Jackson’s personal concern. While all signs show Danette has fled the pressures of single motherhood, it appears Courtney’s reputation for walking on the wild side led to her homicide. But without evidence of foul play, Jackson be probing crimes that never happened.

As headquarters turns up the heat, he follows a trail of twists and turns to a secretive psychiatrist, a sleazy strip-club owner, a benevolent organization for needy mothers, and bizarre service for edgy thrill-seekers. The deeper he descends into Courtney’s wanton world, the more suspects, motives and disturbing facts he uncovers.

And though it’s hardly the first time a case had led Jackson into dark territory, he winds up face-to-face with the last person he expects.

AUTHOR: L. J. SELLERS
TITLE: THRILLED TO DEATH
Genre: Mystery,Crime,Thriller,Fiction,Mystery-crime,Detective-mystery
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A SERIAL RAPIST TARGETING HOMOSEXUALS ( Book 2 )

Secrets To Die For By L.J. Sellers

When social worker Raina Hughes arrives at a ramshackle trailer outside of town, she’s on a mission to protect a small boy from abusive parents. But when Detective Wade Jackson arrives at the same location hours later, his mission is far grimmer: investigation Raina’s murder.

The victim’s vicious death is a shocking event for laid-back Eugene, Oregon and even more chiling when one of Jackson’s fellow officers suspects an elusive rapist the meth-head dad who menaced Raina, but the evidence seems to leave his suspect in the clear and a homicidal sex offender still on the loose.

What Jackson feats is that his new love affair with nurse Kera Kollmorgan may be knocking him off his game. And what he never expects is to find an ally in savvy reporter Sophie Speranza, who may have stumbled on the killer shocking motive.

But even as Jackson and Sophie team up to tighten the noose, their quarry zeroes in on his next victim ready to take his twisted game to the next level.

AUTHOR: L. J. SELLERS
TITLE: SECRETS TO DIE FOR
Genre: Mystery, Crime thriller
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SEX VIOLENCE ON TEENAGE GIRLS ( Book 1 )

The Sex Club By L.J. Sellers

A nurse and a youth councillor at Eugene, Oregon’s Planned Parenthood Clinic, Kera Kollmorgan has endured her share of harassment from fanatical abortion foes. Then a bomb blasts rips through clinic and soon after a teenage girl Kera recently treated is found naked and murdered in a dumpster.

Kera fears bitter abortion war in her small community has reached a terrifying new level. The Sexualized Killing of Jessie Davenport is close to home for Detective Wade Jackson. Raising his teenage daughter alone, he understands, better than anyone the predatory world that threatens young women.

But he never expects his grim investigation will lead to a teenage Bible-Study Club, the dark underside of high school life, and even the halls of polical power. Now he must confront two shockingly different suspects with nothing in common, except a taste for sex violence.

As Jackson’s manhunt intensifies, Kera becomes a marked woman, stalked by a crazed crusader. And when the fates of the detective and obsession threatens to blow them apart.

AUTHOR: L. J. SELLERS
TITLE: THE SEX CLUB
Genre: Mystery, Crime
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WHEN FICTION AND DANGER BECOMES FACT AND MURDER

Proof Of Intent By William J. Coughlin & Walter Sorrells

Charley Sloan isn’t your typical lawyer. But then again, this isn’t your typical case. When a famous author and hometown hero Miles Dane is arrested for murdering his wife, it seems like an open-and-shut-case. With no credible alibi, a mountain of physical evidence, and a motive of millions, it seems the prosecution’s case is airtight.

The police suspect that Dane had planned this crime many years ago and made the mistake of writing it all down in exact detail. Even Charley begins to question Danes innocence. But Charley’s own investigation gives jom reason to believe that his client is being framed and that the real killer is using Dane’s own bizarre imagination against him. But why isn’t Dane speaking up? What secret is he hiding?

As the trial begins, it’s still unclear where Miles Dane’s wild imagination stop and reality begins. Or whether he is commiting the ultimate sacrifice in order to anyone for something he did long ago. Only in the crucible of the final, fevered moments of trial will Charley finally put the pieces together and reveal the stunning truth.

AUTHOR: WILLIAM J.COUGHLIN & Walter Sorrell
TITLE: PROOF OF INTENT
Genre: Legal thriller, Suspense
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THE SUDDEN DEATHS OF INFANT BOYS

Born To Die By George A. Bernstein

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
Genre: Thriller
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WHEN AN ATTORNEY AND A CLIENT BREAK THE FIRST LAW

In The Presence Of Enemies By William J. Coughlin

Elizabeth Darren, with evidence missing and key witnesses changing their stories, the battle for her dead husband’s fortune is turning ugly.

Someone is out to get her, and only one of the country’s shrewdest, most battle-hardened lawyers can save her. If he can trust her.

Jake Martin, he’s a rising star in a powerhouse law firm. Everything he ever dreamed of and sweated for now means nothing to him.

He’s become Elizabeth Darren’s lover, and made her enemies his own. It’s a choice that could take him down and the only one that matters.

AUTHOR: WILLIAM J. COUGHLIN
TITLE: IN THE PRESENCE OF ENEMIES
Genre: Legal thriller,Suspense
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THE LAST UEXPECTED INTERVIEW

The Basement By P. M. Prior

Special Agent Chapel, just wants to spend her Friday evening at home after a long day canvassing for witnesses, but her partner insists on one last interview.

It’s a decision that turns her world upside down, and she finds herself trapped in a shadow-filled dungeon. If the stench is anything to go by, she isn’t the first. Bleeding from a life threatening wound, and with only her training to keep her alive, Chapel will have to do the unthinkable if she is to survive The Basement.

AUTHOR: P.M. PRIOR
TITLE: THE BASEMENT
Genre: Thriller, Horror
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THE UNKNOWN KILLER OF JESSICA JAMES

Justice For Jessica By Alretha Thomas

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
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WHY A FAMOUS STAR BECAME A THUG 

Death Of A Thug By Koffi Hallman

A phenomenal two-sport athlete, hailed as the number one pick in both the NFL and NBA, who is injured in a motorcycle accident a month before the draft – an event which has a catastrophic impact on his future in sports.

He then meets his cousin’s best friend and his life rotates 180 degrees from the bright light of fortune and sports fame to life in the hood as a drug dealer and the tough choices he must make to survive.

AUTHOR: KOFFI HALLMAN
TITLE:          DEATH OF A THUG
Genre:         Crime, Street fiction
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