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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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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Middle aged Private detective, Neal Caterski, who is troubles by many personal demons.Clinacalky depressed and unfulfilled by both his personal and professional life, a woman from his past resurfaces, a married woman with whom he’s had a stormy relationship. She is the wife of one of the city’s wealthiest and most powerful man. His is a family with a dark hidden past.
Caterski is asked by the woman’s sister to find incriminating information on the man. Before yjr case is barely warm, the woman is found dead from a single gunshot wound to the head. There is also evidence of a cover up initiated by the woman’s husband.
Caterski to know the truth even if it kills him. And it just might.
AUTHOR: GEORGE L. HIEGEL
TITLE: BLOWING SMOKE
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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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When Prue Bridgewater first glimpse at the abandoned old house, its was love at first sight. Her husband Ray is not so sure. The property has been neglected for decades, and Ray can’t help wondering why. But with Prue on the brink of a nervous bteakdown, he’ll do it takes to keep her sane, even if it means he has to live there.
Once ensconced in their new home, Prue begins fixing up the place while Ray is away at work. And then a series of disturbing discoveries makes her fear she’s losing her mind. She hears things and sees people who couldn’t possibly be there, and she can’t shake the she’s being watched.
As Prue’s hold on reality begins to disintegrate, along with her marriage, she struggles to tell truth from delution. But things go from bad to worse, and soon not just her sanity, but her survival hinges upon the long-buried secrets of the house.
AUTHOR: P.M. PRIOR
TITLE: THE HOUSE
Genre: Suspense thriller
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Ezekiel Shaw and his fanatical followers preach a gospel of hate, pickering the funerals of fallen soldiers, and praising God for sending America’s soldiers back in body bags.
But when they disrupt the funeral of Second Lieutenant Lauren Hanson, a West Point graduate killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, hard charging Fort Worth trial attorney Jace Forman becomes determined to put an end to their no matter the cost.
As Jace and reporter Leah Rosen battle the and the pursuit of justice and truth in the courts, they draw closer to uncovering a shocking conspiracy and facing sinister forces that will stop at nothing to keep them from revealing the truth.
TITLE: THE WORD
Genre: Legal thriller
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Charley Sloan thought it was all behind him,his carrer,his wife,his drink problem. There are no glamorous women,no exotic holidays and no flashy cars. The life he once lived has become a vague memory. Now he’s just Charley,sobriety with a rented studio and an old Ford Escort and a regular at a local AA meetings. Life was lonely without booze,but it was stable. That is until the arrival of an expensive looking client in his shabby lawyer’s office.
Robin Harwell,a sweetheart from High School with a favour to ask and $20,000 to pay for it. Defend her step daughter? No easy task when charge is murder,the victim ,her husband and the defendant has already confessed. Angel,the rich little girl with celestial looks and a dead father’s blood on her hands.Innocent child,cool headed killer or completely psychotic? She propably needs a magician more than a lawyer. Apart from the scandalous case they are facing,Robin and Angel seen to be coping well without Harrison Harwell. Their primary focus is on selling the shipping empire he left behind and making sure Angel doesn’t wind up on jail.
Family feuds, secret sexualities and missing records add to the pressure Charley is under. This is the one chance he has to restore his nbut he knows he has to take a risk and fight dirty if he wants to win. With the publicity machine revving,the District Attorney prosecuting and the temptation to reach for the bottle growing, Charley must prove there’s a shadow of doubt or else he’s sunk forever.
Why have they chosen Charley and what are they hidding?
AUTHOR: WILLIAM J.COUGHLIN
TITLE: SHADOW OF A DOUBT
Genre: Thriller, Legal thriller
Andrea’s world has been turned upside down just after graduating from college.Her father,Nicholas, and her uncle,Michael,were shot in a puzzling attack.As the only family other than her paternal grandmother,it falls to Andrea to not only investigate who would want to kill her father and uncle,but also to oversee Harding Industries.
The youngest Harding herself surrounded by intriguing new friends and helpers after she is also violently attacked.Suspicion is cast on a short list of family friends and colleagues,including Don Marshall,with a shady past including an incident that also involved Andrea’s father.Then there is Marcus Ricci,widely believed to have ties to the New Jersey mob. Also on the suspect list are the Oakes brothers,Carlton and Jefferson,who run Oakes industries along with their silent partner and cousin,New Jersey Senator Schuyler Colfax.They recently made a seemingly irrational attempt to purchase Harding Industries and were rebuffed by Nicholas.
Along with her new allies, including an abrasive,but loyal attorney and an eccentric southerner with more money than God and an intriguing background in international espionage,Andrea urgently seeks answers why anyone would want to kill her entire family-grows up along the way and seeks revenge.
AUTHOR: BILL POWERS
TITLE: THE TORCH IS PASSED
Genre: Mystery Thriller
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A deadly legal fight for justice triggers when a Yale student met a treacherous death only the small Los Angeles firm of Krause and White will litigate the difficult cutting-edge case against the gun establishment,corporate oligarchs, and hostile media.
Amidst internal strife at Krause and White,the lead trial lawyer Sophia Christopoules and her colleagues battle parochialism and danger in Bakersfied,litigate against a well financed and corrupt opposing counsel and overcome treachery violence and death. Sophia tasks the case to it’s climatic trial in hostile Kern County,California whiles fighting for life and her firms survival. Scandal and treachery are compounded by demonstrations death, and the rating-hungry media. Racial,ethnic,gender,and geographic tensions fuel the already volatile mix.
AUTHOR: DALE E. MANOLAKAS
TITLE: THE GUN TRIAL
Genre: Legal Thriller
A young proprietor at Time Out Spa,Toby Baily,discovers his former lover naked and and dead on a massage table,more things are spoiled than just his white leather shoes.Detective Melba Reightman and partner Sam Jackson are called in to investigate and soon become embroiled in the most perplexing homicide case seen in years.
Toby was arrested for the murder of Geraldo Guzman,after a hunting knife engraved with his name on it was found in a load of wet laundry. He enlists the aid of Madame Zhou Li,practicing attorney and owner of Green Dragon Chinese Herbs and Teas.The peculiar octagenarian seems an unlikely choice to defend him,but soon prooves she has more than a few tricks up her sleeve. Toby joins forces with Reightman and Jackson and a shocking string of clues lead them closer to the killer.The badnews? Successfully solving the crime might unleash a firestorm on this Southern City and come at a price none of them are prepared to pay.
AUTHOR: JEFFERY CRAIG
TITLE: DONE RUBBED OUT
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