Category Archives: Suspense

You Can’t Hide

Another gripping serial killer thriller from the Queen of Scream. Young girls are being kidnapped and so are their mothers. They are being bought and sold as slaves. Behind these kidnappings stands a ghostly person who calls himself the Boxer. He finds the girls and their mothers online, where he stalks and chats with the girls until he decides who to pick up and sell. A new reign of terror has fallen on the unsuspecting residents of Cocoa Beach. They think their worst nightmare is the environmental catastrophe causing the thousands of dead fish in the river until the first body turns up among the dead fish. Mary Mills’ personal life is in chaos. She is trying to balance being a divorced mother and dealing with the presence of her ex-husband’s new girlfriend in her, and especially her son’s, life. Mary gets on the trail of the disappearing mothers and daughters, and when she finally thinks she has it all figured out, it becomes clear that nothing is what it seems. Meanwhile, Mary’s brother Blake is preparing an attack on her, and before she knows it, she is the one who desperately needs the help from her friends in the 7th Street Crew. Every bit as pulse-pounding as her other books You Can’t Hide, delivers further proof that Willow Rose is the most addictive thriller writer around. The fourth book Careful Little Eyes will be released in the fall of 2016.

FREE eBook from May 28 – June 1, 2017

Jack Ryder Mystery Series 1-3

From the Amazon ALL-star Bestselling author Willow Rose – HIT THE ROAD JACK: Ben should be in school. It’s Monday morning but his parents haven’t woken up yet after a night of heavy drinking. Ben waits patiently, even though he knows he is missing out on today’s field trip to the zoo. But, when his black Labrador suddenly runs upstairs and comes down with a finger in his mouth, Ben knows he’s not making it to school today at all. Detective Jack Ryder is chaperoning his kids’ field trip when he gets the call from the head of the Cocoa Beach Police Department. A body has been found and they need his help. Soon, Jack finds himself up against a killer, a predator who ruthlessly chases women and kills them so they can never leave him. The case soon causes serious consequences for him and his family once the truth is revealed. With her new hero, Jack Ryder, as a loving father and committed detective, a new location in tropical Florida, and a story that moves at an incredible pace, Hit the Road Jack is Willow Rose at the top of her game. – SLIP OUT THE BACK JACK: They take turns with the knife, cutting their thumbs open. A drop of blood lands on the dark wooden table. Eyes meet across the room. All four thumbs are pressed against each other one by one. Blood is shared, secrets buried. Years later a brutal madman sprays bullets into a crowd at a movie theater in Miami and sends a chill through the entire nation. When human remains are discovered in the dense forest next to a biking trail in Brevard County, it is only the beginning of a series of gruesome murders, which will shock the entire Space Coast. Detective Jack Ryder is preoccupied with Shannon King and the strange email she has just received that leaves her terrified just as she prepares to go on stage at the Runaway Country Festival. Jack Ryder senses the connection and soon he realizes he is on the hunt for a serial killer with a killing spree that spans over more than a decade. It’s spring-break in Cocoa Beach ” and evil is lurking everywhere. Slip out The Back Jack is the second novel in Willow Rose’s series about Jack Ryder, a devoted father and committed homicide detective. – THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT: Scott Kingston is afraid of monsters. He thinks they’re lurking outside his bedroom window at night when his mother tucks him in. He asks his mother to keep the light on to scare the monsters away. But that light is exactly what lures the kidnapper to his window and the next morning, Scott Kingston is gone. Twenty-eight years later, Vernon Johnson is released from jail after spending the biggest part of his life on death row, convicted of having kidnapped and killed Scott Kingston. As so many times before, he has appealed his case, but this time, the judge decides to let him go. A witness has finally told the truth, and there is no longer sufficient evidence to keep him in jail. But shortly after Vernon Johnson is released and has returned to his childhood town, another child disappears, and soon all eyes are on him” again. Jack Ryder is getting ready to build the house of his dreams, while hoping that Shannon won’t end up in jail for the murder her ex-husband committed. She is expecting their child and the pregnancy, along with the worrying, takes a toll on the both of them, especially when a dark secret is revealed about the lot where they are preparing to build their house. The House that Jack Built is the third novel about Detective Jack Ryder and his girlfriend, the country superstar, Shannon King.

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7th Street Crew Mystery Series: Vol 1-2

You will never guess the ending! Am I pretty? Imagine being asked that question standing face to face with a killer. What would you answer? While her life is going from bad to worse, journalist Mary Mills receives a phone call from her father telling her that her brother has been arrested for murder. Mary decides to go back to her hometown of Cocoa Beach, Florida, which she left twenty years back and has never visited since. Working with her old friends from the 7th Street Crew, she tracks down the most disturbing and surprising killer this town has ever faced before a shocking conclusion turns everything upside down for them. Determined to solve the murder and to have her brother acquitted, Mary is forced to face demons from her past she never thought she would have to again. YOU CAN RUN, BOOK 2: It’s not the kind of thing you’d expect to happen on an ordinary Saturday morning. Her kids are arguing, and her husband is still sleeping. Lisa is tired and wonders why her husband keeps working late. Is he having an affair? Is it the same girl as last time? Lisa’s teenage daughter is acting up, and just as Lisa is about to walk up to her room and tell her who’s the boss around here, she feels the cold steel of a gun pressed against her cheek, while a hand covers her mouth. Years later, it remains a mystery. Who killed Lisa’s family after holding them captive for twenty-four terrifying hours in their house? Mary Mills is enjoying her new life in Cocoa Beach. She is back with her husband Joey and the rest of the 7th Street Crew that she grew up with. She is writing a blog and doing pretty well for herself when she realizes one of her best friends; Marcia is in serious trouble. It is well known within the crew that Marcia likes to drink a lot, but things are getting worse. Marcia is deep in over her head, and she risks losing her children. Soon Mary realizes that maybe she doesn’t know her old friend as well as she thought. It is said that a friend will help you if you’re knocked down, while a real friend says, “Stay down; I’ve got this.” Will Mary be able to live up to this? Will she be able to help Marcia, to save her before it is too late? Does she want to after she digs deeper into Marcia’s story and finds out who she really is? Every bit as pulse-pounding as her other books You Can Run, delivers further proof that Willow Rose is the most addictive thriller writer around.

FREE eBook from May 14 – 18, 2017

In One Fell Swoop

Fasten your seatbelts as Willow Rose takes you on one scary, wildly imaginative ride. For anyone who loves horror, this is a treat. On a hot day in June, two groups of campers disappear in the Green Swamps of Florida. The wood is still burning in the bonfire, all their belongings are abandoned, and there is blood at the campground. But not a single body is found. Patty McGee, grandmother to one of the missing campers, sets out to find out what happened to her grandson, thinking his father might have kidnapped him. But soon she realizes she is up against a force way more powerful than that. It’s a battle even she can’t win. From the Queen of Scream comes a scary, yet humorous tale of man’s battle against nature. In One Fell Swoop is a compelling and clever story, as only Willow Rose can deliver.

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Against the Odds

It was the mother of all bad days. The date, September 11, 2012. The place, Benghazi, Libya. While a brave band of warrior’s fight for their lives in the consulate and CIA annex, outside, a Mossad Agent, a missionary, and a Mississippi giant fight a different battle. Caught between terrorist and an enraged Russian arms dealer, they must complete the mission and manage to stay alive until they can escape or the cavalry arrives. Never assume things can’t get worse.

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Umbrella Man

If you like Stranger Things – you will love this! In your dream, no one can hear you scream When the body of the teenage boy, Julian Long, is discovered in the Green Swamps of Florida, the citizens of Bushlake know the city will never be the same again. Julian was popular, loved by all, and the circumstances of his death are more than strange. What secrets is the boy in the swamps hiding? Stephanie Boulder has returned to the town after fifteen years to take care of her grandmother, who is terminally ill. She writes for the local paper, and as soon as she starts digging into the story of Julian Long, she discovers secrets deep within the town’s history. Secrets so cruel, so profoundly buried, uncovering them will put her life in grave danger. What if dreams were not just dreams? Would you dare to sleep again? Desperate for answers, Stephanie embarks on a journey that spans beyond her beliefs, heading towards a terrifying nightmare, trying to figure out who the Umbrella Man is. Umbrella Man is a page-turning supernatural thriller from the Queen of Scream, Willow Rose. It is fast paced and packed with suspense. This is one book you don’t want to miss.

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Clarity

Diamond Club, where secrets are sacred and diamonds are currency. diamondclubworld.com Successful jewel thief Drew Taylor is young, beautiful, and bored. She lives her life on the edge, trusting no one and deceiving everyone. Logan James worked his ass off to become the best damn wide receiver the NFL has seen in years. Even though his sport is brutal he lives a life of honesty and trust. When they meet at the Diamond Club their worlds collide and sparks ignite but will Logan’s honesty and Drew’s deceit destroy them. Mystery, danger and romance mingle together to form a sensual intriguing story for all romance lovers.

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Shoot to Wound

Five years ago, Remy Bomar found himself on the wrong end of a military operation in Syria that went terribly wrong, the results catastrophic, his reaction to walk away just years short of his pension and return to his family in Oregon. There he stays, tucked away from the world, until recent events force him out of hiding. Those events? Someone is terrorizing major cities across the country, opening fire on sacred lands, with no regard for human life. Authorities are convinced these are the acts of an international organization, but Bomar has an aching suspicion that something else is afoot, something that calls back to being out in the desert years before. Joining forces with a disgraced young FBI agent and an enterprising young reporter, the unlikely trio must race across the country to unravel what is going on, and bring it to an end before anybody else gets hurt.

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Thirteen, Fourteen … Little boy unseen (Rebekka Franck Book 7)

WILL KEEP YOU UP ALL NIGHT! A fast paced Mystery from Best selling Author Willow Rose. Alexandra wasn’t delicate and petite like all the other girls. She didn’t want to wear dresses or play with dolls. In school, she was mocked and people thought something was wrong with her. They all thought they were doing what was best for her. The pastor, the therapist, the doctors, and especially her parents thought they were only helping Alexandra when forcing her to wear dresses, act like a girl, and play with dolls instead of cars. Twenty years later, a string of strange deaths occurs in Karrebaeksminde. The bodies’ genitals are mutilated. The men are dressed as women and women are dressed as men. Rebekka Franck is back at Zeeland Times when the first bodies appear, and soon she realizes a ruthless serial killer is roaming the streets of the small coastal town. A killer with a message. Thirteen, Fourteen…Little Boy Unseen is a story about how being accepted for who you are while growing up is vital for every child. It is the seventh book in Willow Rose’s bestselling Rebekka Franck series.

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In one fell swoop

Fasten your seatbelts as Willow Rose takes you on one scary, wildly imaginative ride. For anyone who loves horror, this is a treat. On a hot day in June, two groups of campers disappear in the Green Swamps of Florida. The wood is still burning in the bonfire, all their belongings are abandoned, and there is blood at the campground. But not a single body is found. Patty McGee, grandmother to one of the missing campers, sets out to find out what happened to her grandson, thinking his father might have kidnapped him. But soon she realizes she is up against a force way more powerful than that. It’s a battle even she can’t win. From the Queen of Scream comes a scary, yet humorous tale of man’s battle against nature. In One Fell Swoop is a compelling and clever story, as only Willow Rose can deliver.

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The Sisters: A Mystery of Good and Evil, Horror and Suspense

In this book, two young people on vacation in a small New England seacoast town battle unspeakable horror and solve a hundred-year-old mystery. Fourteen Victorian mansions whisper dark secrets among themselves, and a dangerous shadow roams up and down the wide, wintry boulevard in search of new prey.

In this gripping horror and suspense novel, Nathan and Sarah must battle the mysterious dark forces that inhabit the fourteen Victorian houses that lie along Beach Avenue. They are The Sisters, and they whisper terrible secrets to each other — ensnaring the young couple in a web of terror and suspense.

Who is The Keeper, and what is his connection to the malicious Shadow that wreaks unspeakable violence and mayhem up and down the oceanfront? Can Nathan and Sarah, who somehow discover love amid the violence, defeat this century-old abomination? Don’t read this book at night, unless you want nightmares.

Can this young couple’s new-found love for each other weather the storms raging inside their homes and out? Will the dark terror that hunts them be successful one last time or will the century-old curse that haunts these mansions spell its doom?

In this horror and suspense novel, the Shadow takes grim delight in its grisly escapades, and has never met a serious threat — until now.

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Careful Little Eyes

Prepare to be scared! Horrifying mystery from an Amazon ALL-star Best-selling author. Ian Marks is terrified of ghosts. Especially of the one that has just moved into his shed in the back yard of his house in New Orleans. Everyone else thinks he is just a drunk, but when his girlfriend is killed at night by a man with an axe, he knows he was right to be afraid. Mary Mills and Joey Wilson are on a road trip to New Orleans to find their son, Salter. Mary’s brother has been spotted there and, together with her ex-husband, she is willing to fight Blake to get her son back. The question is whether Joey and Mary can find a way to work together again, when they have a hard time even speaking with one another. Will they be able to save Salter in time? Meanwhile, a vicious killer who calls himself The Axeman is holding the city of New Orleans captive. A copycat killer who slaughters people in their beds with an axe much like the original Axeman did almost a hundred years ago. He claims to be an evil demon and only the ones who play jazz music will be spared. Soon, the music will sound louder than ever from every open window in the old city. Careful Little Eyes is the highly anticipated fourth installment of Willow Rose’s popular series revolving around the Cocoa Beach friends who call themselves the Seventh Street Crew. It’s a creepy story bound to make your skin crawl and tug on your heartstrings at the same time. Like only Willow Rose can serve it.

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Venetian Moon

Convinced her lover is cheating on her with his ex-wife, Lella York is hiding out in Italy. Lella is menopausal and dealing with all the symptoms: raging hormones, hot flashes, and the occasional brain cloud. Stepping briskly into one pile of strange circumstances after another, she finds herself dealing with sudden tabloid celebrity, being suspect in the disappearance of a famous Italian actor, her son’s seemingly serious relationship with a spicy little Italian dish, and the hurt feelings of her lover who’s shown up half way around the world facing his own crisis as well as Lella’s rejection. Maria Grazia Swan mixes all these incidents together in a big, delish Italian bowl and tosses them with a little EVOO and Parmesan to take us on a crazy, fun ride with Lella through Northern Italy and Austria.

FREE eBook from March 12 – 15, 2017

7th Street Crew Mystery Serices: Vol 1-3

Readers love this series – More than 1000 five-star reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.
The first three books in the engrossing series on sale a limited time.

WHAT HURTS THE MOST, BOOK 1:

You will never guess the ending!

Am I pretty?

Imagine being asked that question standing face to face with a killer. What would you answer?

While her life is going from bad to worse, journalist Mary Mills receives a phone call from her father telling her that her brother has been arrested for murder. Mary decides to go back to her hometown of Cocoa Beach, Florida, which she left twenty years back and has never visited since.

Working with her old friends from the 7th Street Crew, she tracks down the most disturbing and surprising killer this town has ever faced before a shocking conclusion turns everything upside down for them.

Determined to solve the murder and to have her brother acquitted, Mary is forced to face demons from her past she never thought she would have to again.

YOU CAN RUN, BOOK 2:

It’s not the kind of thing you’d expect to happen on an ordinary Saturday morning.

Her kids are arguing, and her husband is still sleeping. Lisa is tired and wonders why her husband keeps working late. Is he having an affair? Is it the same girl as last time?

Lisa’s teenage daughter is acting up, and just as Lisa is about to walk up to her room and tell her who’s the boss around here, she feels the cold steel of a gun pressed against her cheek, while a hand covers her mouth.

Years later, it remains a mystery. Who killed Lisa’s family after holding them captive for twenty-four terrifying hours in their house?

Mary Mills is enjoying her new life in Cocoa Beach. She is back with her husband Joey and the rest of the 7th Street Crew that she grew up with. She is writing a blog and doing pretty well for herself when she realizes one of her best friends; Marcia is in serious trouble.

It is well known within the crew that Marcia likes to drink a lot, but things are getting worse. Marcia is deep in over her head, and she risks losing her children. Soon Mary realizes that maybe she doesn’t know her old friend as well as she thought.

It is said that a friend will help you if you’re knocked down, while a real friend says, “Stay down; I’ve got this.”

Will Mary be able to live up to this? Will she be able to help Marcia, to save her before it is too late? Does she want to after she digs deeper into Marcia’s story and finds out who she really is?

YOU CAN’T HIDE, BOOK 3:

Young girls are being kidnapped, and so are their mothers. They are being bought and sold as slaves. Behind these kidnappings stands a ghostly person who calls himself the Boxer. He finds the girls and their mothers online, where he stalks and chats with the girls until he decides who to pick up and sell.

A new reign of terror has fallen on the unsuspecting residents of Cocoa Beach. They think their worst nightmare is the environmental catastrophe causing the thousands of dead fish in the river until the first body turns up among the dead fish.

Mary Mills’ personal life is in chaos. She is trying to balance being a divorced mother and dealing with the presence of her ex-husband’s new girlfriend in her, and especially her son’s, life.

Mary gets on the trail of the disappearing mothers and daughters, and when she finally thinks she has it all figured out, it becomes clear that nothing is what it seems.

Meanwhile, Mary’s brother Blake is preparing an attack on her, and before she knows it, she is the one who desperately needs the help from her friends in the 7th Street Crew.

Every bit as pulse-pounding as her other books You Can’t Hide, delivers further proof that Willow Rose is the most addictive thriller writer around.

The fourth installment Careful little eyes is out now.

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You Can’t Hide

Another gripping serial killer thriller from the Queen of Scream. Young girls are being kidnapped and so are their mothers. They are being bought and sold as slaves. Behind these kidnappings stands a ghostly person who calls himself the Boxer. He finds the girls and their mothers online, where he stalks and chats with the girls until he decides who to pick up and sell. A new reign of terror has fallen on the unsuspecting residents of Cocoa Beach. They think their worst nightmare is the environmental catastrophe causing the thousands of dead fish in the river until the first body turns up among the dead fish. Mary Mills’ personal life is in chaos. She is trying to balance being a divorced mother and dealing with the presence of her ex-husband’s new girlfriend in her, and especially her son’s, life. Mary gets on the trail of the disappearing mothers and daughters, and when she finally thinks she has it all figured out, it becomes clear that nothing is what it seems. Meanwhile, Mary’s brother Blake is preparing an attack on her, and before she knows it, she is the one who desperately needs the help from her friends in the 7th Street Crew. Every bit as pulse-pounding as her other books You Can’t Hide, delivers further proof that Willow Rose is the most addictive thriller writer around. The fourth book Careful Little Eyes will be released in the fall of 2016.

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Jack Ryder Mystery Series 1-3

From the Amazon ALL-star Bestselling author Willow Rose

– HIT THE ROAD JACK:

Ben should be in school. It’s Monday morning but his parents haven’t woken up yet after a night of heavy drinking. Ben waits patiently, even though he knows he is missing out on today’s field trip to the zoo. But, when his black Labrador suddenly runs upstairs and comes down with a finger in his mouth, Ben knows he’s not making it to school today at all.

Detective Jack Ryder is chaperoning his kids’ field trip when he gets the call from the head of the Cocoa Beach Police Department. A body has been found and they need his help. Soon, Jack finds himself up against a killer, a predator who ruthlessly chases women and kills them so they can never leave him. The case soon causes serious consequences for him and his family once the truth is revealed.

With her new hero, Jack Ryder, as a loving father and committed detective, a new location in tropical Florida, and a story that moves at an incredible pace, Hit the Road Jack is Willow Rose at the top of her game.

– SLIP OUT THE BACK JACK:

They take turns with the knife, cutting their thumbs open. A drop of blood lands on the dark wooden table. Eyes meet across the room. All four thumbs are pressed against each other one by one. Blood is shared, secrets buried.

Years later a brutal madman sprays bullets into a crowd at a movie theater in Miami and sends a chill through the entire nation. When human remains are discovered in the dense forest next to a biking trail in Brevard County, it is only the beginning of a series of gruesome murders, which will shock the entire Space Coast.

Detective Jack Ryder is preoccupied with Shannon King and the strange email she has just received that leaves her terrified just as she prepares to go on stage at the Runaway Country Festival. Jack Ryder senses the connection and soon he realizes he is on the hunt for a serial killer with a killing spree that spans over more than a decade.
It’s spring-break in Cocoa Beach ” and evil is lurking everywhere.

Slip out The Back Jack is the second novel in Willow Rose’s series about Jack Ryder, a devoted father and committed homicide detective.

– THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT:

Scott Kingston is afraid of monsters. He thinks they’re lurking outside his bedroom window at night when his mother tucks him in. He asks his mother to keep the light on to scare the monsters away. But that light is exactly what lures the kidnapper to his window and the next morning, Scott Kingston is gone.

Twenty-eight years later, Vernon Johnson is released from jail after spending the biggest part of his life on death row, convicted of having kidnapped and killed Scott Kingston. As so many times before, he has appealed his case, but this time, the judge decides to let him go. A witness has finally told the truth, and there is no longer sufficient evidence to keep him in jail.

But shortly after Vernon Johnson is released and has returned to his childhood town, another child disappears, and soon all eyes are on him” again.

Jack Ryder is getting ready to build the house of his dreams, while hoping that Shannon won’t end up in jail for the murder her ex-husband committed. She is expecting their child and the pregnancy, along with the worrying, takes a toll on the both of them, especially when a dark secret is revealed about the lot where they are preparing to build their house.

The House that Jack Built is the third novel about Detective Jack Ryder and his girlfriend, the country superstar, Shannon King.

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Heart of Stone

Caleb Stone’s life had never been easy – though nurtured by a loving and devoted mother, he’d been forced to become a man early at the hands of his abusive father. If it wasn’t for the support and encouragement of the woman who would eventually show him what true love was, Caleb’s dream of becoming a police officer may never have come true.

Now one of Los Angeles’ finest homicide detectives, Caleb hadn’t foreseen the impact his past would have on his life, or the lengths he’d be willing to go to in order to protect the people who couldn’t protect themselves. His life was full of secrets and lies, but it was his life, and more importantly it was the life that would put him directly in the path of the woman who would change his world forever.

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Beyond the Red Carpet

Sophia Donovan had it all: a beautiful home in the Hollywood Hills, a successful career at a high-profile celebrity magazine, amazing friends – and she was married to one of the hottest Hollywood Directors of their time. Things between her and her husband Marcus weren’t perfect but after 11 years, what marriage was? But if the secrets that lay behind the walls of the Donovan home were ever exposed life would never be the same for anyone.

When an unexpected visitor from Sophia’s past shows up, it forces her to come to terms with her suspicions. As she unravels the truth about the people closest to her, it quickly becomes clear that fighting to save her marriage won’t be nearly as important as fighting to save her life.

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