( The Boston Serial Killer )
Homicide Detective Avery Black has been through hell. Once a top criminal defense attorney, she fell from grace when she managed to get a brilliant Harvard professor off – only to watch him kill again. She lost her husband and daughter, and her life fell apart around her.
Trying to redeem herself, Avery has turned to the other side of the law. Working her way up the ranks, she has reached Homicide Detective, to the scorn of her fellow officers, who still remember what she did, and who will always hare her. Yet even they cannot deny Avery’s brilliant mind, and when a disturbing serial killer strikes fear into the heart of Boston, killing girls from élite colleges, it is Avery that they turn to. It is Avery’s chance to prove herself, to finally find the redemption she craves.
Yet, as she is soon to find out, Avery has come up against a killer as brilliant and daring as she. In this game of psychological cat and mouse, women are dying with mysterious clues, and the stakes couldn’t be higher. A frantic race against time leads Avery through a series of shocking and unexpected twists – culminating in climax that even Avery could not imagine.
AUTHOR: BLAKE PIERCE
TITLE: CAUSE TO KILL
Genre: Psychological thriller, Mystery, Suspense
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( CATCHING A CUNNING KILLER )
Former detective Samantha Wedlock is having a bad year after botching a huge case with the New York PD. Sam flees to her childhood home of Southern California and escapes her demons with the internet and booze.
Her career is over, her instincts have taken a vay-cay, and her music-the songs she composes in her head to help her solve puzzles and the challenges of her life-has abandoned her. When her old flame, sexy Lieutenant Jack Hudson, shows up on her doorstep to ask for her help with the case of two murdered college coed, Sam refuses.
But she can’t resist the hunt, and soon becomes enmeshed in the investigation. The more involved she becomes the more she sees the case as a means of rediscovering the things she’s lost: her purpose, her drive, and her hope for the future.
With her music playing at full volume, Sam must re-sharpen her wits and learn to trust her instincts again in order to catch a cunning killer.
AUTHOR: JANIS THOMAS
TITLE: MURDER IN A-MINOR
Genre: Murder mystery
( Evil Is About To Reawaken )
Bane County has a troubles past; but some histories are eagerly forgotten, especially those written in blood.
Rural town of Silver Canyon seems idyllic to most; but a long-slumbering evil is about to reawaken.
Bryce McNeel is your average seventeen-year-old boy, living on a cattle ranch with hos grandparents. Well, average genius, but he prefers to keep that fact to himself, no one likes a know-it-all.
When Bryce learns of a series of grisly deaths and mutilations that occurred decades earlier, his curiosity get a better of him, Together with his cousin Jackson, Bryce sets out to learn more about the macabre event; but as they delve deeper into the history and legends of Bane County, the two boys are horrified by what they find.
Unfortunately, history has a way of repeating itself. As friends and neighbors begin to go missing, or worse, they find themselves embroiled in a battle for their lives.
AUTHOR: J. R. RICE
TITLE: BANE COUNTY
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Why would a sixteen-year-old want to burn down her high school? To mercurial Amy Westin, the answer seemed obvious: of all the good that would come from it.
Guided by boundless imagination and empowered by a unique student Council, she viewed the future as hers to design. With a clear vision for uplifting all those around her, the only transformation she couldn’t foresee was her own.
AUTHOR: LEE STONE
TITLE: THE STUDENT COUNCIL
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Struggling writer and nearly bankrupt Sean O’Shea is searching for the blockbuster story from which he can create a best seller. The goal is to regain his financial independence and self esteem. When he learns of a horrific 1936 UFO crash in Germany’s Black Forest, he chases the story to its origin.
The discovery of insidious Nazi involvement peaks his interest and when he unearths secret assassinations of previous investigators, he is hooked. As his probe continues, witnesses are murdered and he becomes the target of deadly agents sent by the most powerful man in Vatican. The cover up, greater than he ever imagined. When he discovers that UFO’s, Welsburg Castle, Nazi’s and the Vatican are connected, he has the killer story he envisioned, though it just may kill him to get it published.
AUTHOR: BRAIN GALLAGHER
TITLE: VATICAN PROTOCOL
Genre: Mystery, Historical Fiction, Espionage Thriller
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The Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIS) is capitalizing on the neglect of war-weary world leaders. No one in Iraq is safe. Christians herded like cattle. Whole communities torn apart. Marine Cal Stokes has had enough.
With the quiet support of U.S. President Brandon Zimmer, Stokes and his closest friends return to the Middle East to take the battle to the enemy even if it means being cut off from ever coming home. This is a about what’s right, not what’s popular, a moral imperative.
AUTHOR: C.G. COOPER
TITLE: MORAL IMPERATIVE
GENRE: Political Thriller
Aging death metal rock legend Judas Coyne is a collector of the macabre: a cookbook for cannibals, a used hangman’s noose, a snuff film. But nothing he possesses is as unique or as dreadful as his latest purchase off the Internet: a one of a kind curiosity that arrives at his door in a black heart shaped-box, a musty dead man’s suit still inhabited by the spirit of its late owner. And now everywhere Judas Coyne goes, the old man is there watching, waiting, dangling a razor blade on a chain from his bony hand.
AUTHOR: JOE HILL
TITLE: HEART-SHAPED BOX
GENRE: Fiction, Thriller, Horror, Paranormal
As a mob enforcer, Jake ‘The Fixer’ Caldwell is in the dark business of breaking kneecaps and snapping bones. But each job sends him one step closer to turning into the man he swore he’d never become his violent and abusive father. Leaving the mob is easier said than done. When his boss offers a bloody way out, Jake has no choice but to take it, even if it means confronting ghosts of old.
Arriving in his Lake of the Ozarks hometown, Jake has two things on his mind: kill ruthless drug lord Shane Langston and bury his dying father. What he doesn’t expect is to fall in love all over again and team up with his best friend Bear, the Sheriff of Benton County, to take Langston down. Racing through the countryside searching for Langston, the web of murder, meth and kidnapping widens, all pointing toward a past Jake can’t escape and a place he never wanted to return Poor Boy Road.
AUTHOR: JAMES L. WEAVER
TITLE: POOR BOY ROAD
A year to the day after his daughter’s death, Dax is faced with two cases involving some very unique elements. His good friend and Special Victims Unit detective, Janet Meehan, asks his help to determine the identity of a serial killer who has been murdering Catholic nuns in one of the poorest areas of the Bronx but only nuns who still dress in the old style veiled habits.
At the same time, his tyrannical boss, the Police Commissioner, Jeremiah Gallagher, orders Dax to drop everything to determine why the P.C.’s daughter, a rookie cop, is suddenly suffering from episodes of near catatonia. The medical experts have determined there are no physical reasons, and the psychiatric community is baffled. The revelations, both discovered and deduced by Dax, considered by many as the Sherlock Holmes of the NYPD, never stop coming.
AUTHOR: JACK HARNEY
GENRE: Mystery, Detective, Serial Killer
Renowned theater director Cordelia Thorn is working to restore a historic theater in downtown Minneapolis that she and her actress sister, Octavia, recently bought. Cordelia has a vision for the playhouse’s future, but the more she learns about the building, the more fascinated she becomes by its past. Nicknamed “The Old Deep and Dark” because of the Prohibition era double murder that occurred in the basement then a speakeasy there are a wealth of secrets hidden inside its walls. And, to her shock and horror, Cordelia discovers that there is also one present day body literally buried in a basement wall. Cordelia immediately calls on her best friend, P.I. Jane Lawless.
Although Jane is already in the thick of another investigation she’s embroiled in a well known country western singer’s family scandal she agrees to help Cordelia out on the side. But show-biz is a small world, and as Jane starts tracing the trails of two separate investigations, she’s surprised to find they might not be as unconnected as she thought.
AUTHOR: ELLEN HART
TITLE: THE OLD DEEP AND DARK
GENRE: Mystery, Crime, Fiction