Category Archives: Thriller

Emma Beware

48hrs transpire before anyone realizes 14yo Emma is missing? Where is she? Four of her friends armed with cyber-techno skills uncover copious doings. Will she be found in time to celebrate her 15th birthday? Read this fast-paced action page turner to find out more. Discover the meaning of “Every so often betrayal and love go hand in hand.”

A riveting story about a teenage girl, her family and friends will have you guessing until the end.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from November 17 – 20, 2017

The Sixth Sense

Dr. Arnie Roth awakens from viral encephalitis with a highly sensitive nose. He’s enthralled as he savors the aromatic delights of his world. Soon, however, he discovers that all smells are not sweet and many come with messages that profoundly affect his psyche and jeopardizes his sanity.

Arnie’s nose detects pheromones, the invisible chemicals that affect behavior, a sixth sense.
The novel entertains and provokes thought as we travel a world that influences us, but one that we know little about.

5.0 out of 5 starsFantastic Dr. Gold has done it again!

This is either the fifth or sixth of Dr. Lawrence Gold’s books that I have read and I have loved each and every one of them. Dr. Gold never fails to keep my interest, nor does he fail to write a good book. This is a medical mystery. In this book you will learn things, get embroiled in a mystery, and have your funny bone tickled every so often. I started this book today and finished it today. I just couldn’t put it down.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from November 10 – 14, 2017

Dark Genius

A sci-fi techno-thriller – a quantum computer, the dark web, cyber-terrorists, and murder.

After his past academic failures and egregious family circumstances, Andrew Lawrence is looking forward to a fresh start solving the secrets of the universe. But before he can begin, his world turns into a lie. Everything is torn away from him and he’s embroiled in an international fraud investigation involving quantum computer hacking and murder.

Dodging the FBI while hiding from cybercriminals, he’s forced into the underworld of the dark web, anonymous encryption, and AI financial transactions. While trying to throw off the ghosts of his haunted past, he must run faster and faster to evade shadowy killers.

Despite troubled personal relationships, the ego of rivals, and the threat of terrorists, Lawrence perseveres on his quest to redeem himself.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from November 10 – 12, 2017

The Russian Business

For decades retired British intelligence officer Ralph Foresby has kept silent. But Ralph is dying and he won’t take his secrets to the grave.

Katie Priestman, a fiercely independent young woman with a high-flying City career, and Simon Cranford, an academic with a troubled past are drawn into an uneasy alliance when Katie promises Ralph that she will help to reveal the explosive information he has concealed for so long. But there are people desperate to stop them. People who will do almost anything to prevent the truth from coming out.

Threatened by powerful figures from Britain’s Cold War past, and pursued by rival intelligence agencies, Katie and Simon are in a race to unleash seismic revelations that will rock the British establishment, and turn the world’s geopolitical landscape upside down.

Meanwhile Katie’s terrifying secret admirer is closing in.

Who is he, and when will he strike?

FREE eBook from November 10 – 12, 2017

The Dead and the Missing

Investigating his mentor’s missing niece, private detective Adam Park tracks the girl and her ex-con boyfriend to Paris, where he learns not only have they involved themselves in a brutal criminal venture, but elements back home are seeking revenge upon them.

From the Parisian underworld to dangerously exotic locales, Adam will confront an international network for whom human life is just another commodity. To survive, return the girl safely, and protect the people he cares for most, he must delve into the darkest recesses of his soul, blurring his previously-solid concepts of right and wrong.

FREE eBook from November 5 – December 31, 2017

Scared on Carey Place in the Haunted Hatchet House

“Kelly, Kelly, come out to play.”

Neighborhood girls roamed up and down Carey Place, searching for their friend. But they were too late.
Driven into a homicidal frenzy, a maniac wielding a hatchet plucked young Kelly from the schoolyard swings. He chased her to her house. The one with hatchet cut-outs in the shutters at the end of a dead end street. When he finished, Kelly was dead and her blood stained the porch and driveway a crimson red.

At least that’s the lore of the Hatchet House.

There’s more to this scary story and amateur sleuth, Nicole Scott has heard the truth of what happened that night. She has the unnatural ability to see and hear ghosts. Kelly is counting on her to tell the children of Eubanks her side of the story.

In a town of witches, trolls and people with paranormal gifts, not many are scared of much of anything. Halloween is a night for tourists, not locals. The eve, October thirtieth is not only the night Kelly Carey was murdered, it’s the night her killer, a millennial maniac roams the streets. If Kelly doesn’t tell the children to stay inside and stay safe.

Who else will?
Who will be next to be scared on Carey Place?
Will it be you?

This Behind the Lore short is part of Nikki Henley’s, Curious in Eubanks Paranormal Cozy Mysteries series.
Set in a small town of curiously quirky paranormal residents this short story can be read as a standalone. It is written to give you the reader an extended experience of the characters of Eubanks.

No cliffhangers. No swearing. No graphic scenes.
Thank you for reading.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from October 23 – November 3, 2017

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.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from October 27 – November 3, 2017

Hidden in Harmony: Danger is Imminent

HE NEEDED HELP.
The Russell family came home one evening to find an uninvited visitor sleeping on their porch. Brock appeared to be quite harmless.

SO THEY TOOK HIM IN.
Knowing the Bible says they are to feed the hungry and clothe the naked, the Russells take Brock into their own home and quickly befriend him, only to find out he has formerly been accused of a horrifying act.

AND TRIED TO BE LOYAL.
The Russells do not believe in allowing rumors to tell them who to befriend or who to turn away. They decide to do some detective work and find out about a decade worth of unexplained disappearances in the town Brock was originally from.

BUT IT COST THEM BIG TIME!
Threats, violence, death, and kidnappings haunt the Russells as someone desperately attempts to stop their investigative efforts.

$1.99 Bargain eBook from October 26 – 27, 2017!

The Chimera Strain by Kevin Lee Swaim

John Frist was a soldier, a hero, and the victim of an IED attack in Iraq before his discharge. He returned home and committed a terrible act of domestic terrorism. Transformed by the StrikeForce technology, he saved New York City from a dirty bomb and nearly died in the process. For him, the ensuing two years has been a bone-wearying series of battles to protect the United States.

Eric Wise has risen from Director of Project StrikeForce to Assistant Director of the Office of Threat Management. Tasked with preventing the end of the world, he protects John while directing the OTM against a vast sea of threats.

The Office of Threat Management still watches over the world and the StrikeForce technology gives John an amazing edge, but will it be enough to prevent a man bent on attacking the United States and reducing it to a third-world power?

99 Cent Bargain eBook from October 26 – 31, 2017

Worse Than Being Alone

Kitty and Roni are building their fledgling investigative agency by following workers’ comp cheats. Every PI’s dream of catching real criminals seems to be coming true when they begin to suspect one of their targets is engaged in more nefarious activities than just a bogus comp claim.

Surprises abound as Kitty and Roni break up a sex slave ring, thwart a bank robbery, nab a shoplifter, and document a Black Widow’s treachery. A sudden death leaves them stunned as they second-guess their activities, forcing them to confront a murderer.

This is a riveting tale involving multiple cons, a vicious murder, romance, betrayal, and escape as it vividly explores just how far all of us are prepared to go to avoid being alone.

FREE eBook from October 26 – 30, 2017

Past Imperfect

Past Imperfect:

Two boys. One Murder.

Sometimes justice takes more than a lifetime.

A car accident in California, a deadly assault in Provence, and two boys 30 years apart are left battling for their lives.

Dominic Fornier is the detective who finds himself at the heart of the investigation. A simple provincial case that becomes one of the largest and most important in French criminal history.

Fornier’s only hope is to prove the link between the two boys thirty years apart. A compulsive journey through forensic, medical and psychiatric evidence between France, the USA and London; a breathless paper chase of clues from a young boy’s psyche…and a desperate race against time with a killer who will stop at nothing.

FREE eBook on October 21, 2017

Mrs. Tedesco’s Missing Cookbook

A simple request opens up a savory mystery.

Who would imagine a high school service project with the elderly would involve mystery? Hannah’s matched with Mrs. Tedesco, a lonely widow who loves to bake and asks Hannah to retrieve her cookbook from her old house. Easier said than done. Eager to help the woman, Hannah and her sister, Tamar, are driven to locate the cookbook and uncover its secrets. But the teens aren’t the only ones seeking the cookbook’s hidden treasures, and the other side is playing for keeps.

A Hannah and Tamar Mystery for teens and young adults.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from September 21 – 26, 2017

And Nothing But The Night

An Inquiry into torture on British soil. The judge’s daughter missing. The time for orthodoxy passed.

Enter Marc Logadon – ex mathematician and ex security services. The Judge is advised at the highest level to consult him. From the start they neither like nor trust one another.

A case with no clues is bad enough, but one with too many, including a machine called a synchrotron that crops up time and time again! Then an old foe regarded as one of the most dangerous men on the international espionage network re-emerges. What is the basis of the enmity between these two men and will it get in the way of finding the missing girl?

The maverick Marc Logadon trusts no one apart from his own oddball team of a one armed female bomb disposal expert, an ex heavyweight boxer, an almost invisible undercover worker, and a gifted transgender hacker known as the Arachnophile.

As they close in and the body count mounts, time runs out for the judge’s daughter.

FREE eBook from October 19 – 22, 2017

Not Forgiven

Chloe is a contract killer.
She is having a little fun with a couple of marks before finishing the job.

Early morning, a body is dumped in an empty parking. Houston Police Department Inspectors, Henry Creed and Mitch Mason, are on the case. They do their best to soothe the nerves of a witness and her husband.

Members of a street-gang (a hit squad) sit in stolen car across the street from a sidewalk cafe. Chloe is walking down the sidewalk on her way to meet a friend for brunch when a dark-colored Mercedes pulls out onto the street slowly. From inside the car, men point guns out at the crowd and begin firing. Chloe never leaves home without a gun, and pulls two of them out and returns fire.

While Henry and Mitch close in on a serial killer, Chloe leaves a trail of dead bad guys in her search for the guilty.

Get your copy of Not Forgiven now! Buckle up and join Chloe for a heart-pounding expedition that will surely thrill and entertain until the very last page.

FREE eBook from October 17 – 20, 2017

The Last Oracle: A Climate Fiction Thriller

As a series of bizarre climate-related events occur across our planet, it seems the world is edging towards a catastrophic tipping point.

Rex Daingerfield is the owner of a giant fracking company that seeks to exploit a rich seam of oil in the environmentally sensitive Greenland ice shelf. But Daingerfield has a nemesis – his daughter. Born to an Egyptian mother, she is inducted as the Oracle of the Temple of Sekhmet. Her role is to protect the earth from the likes of her father.

The Oracle recruits the world’s greatest negotiator, Sam Jardine, to convince her father to change his destructive business model. But a secret society of the rich and powerful stands to profit from the chaos that has gripped the world. Led by an errant priest from the Temple of Sekhmet, he will do anything to stop Jardine.

As the planet edges closer to disaster, Jardine is confronted by politicians, lobbyists, vested interests – even his own radicalised half-brother – all of whom stand to gain from the mayhem about to be unleashed.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from October 17 – 23, 2017

Free Fall

Let’s celebrate! Liberty, the first orbital city is having its 10 year anniversary party. Everyone will be there, including the President of the United States The terrorist planned for everything, except for one small town sheriff, Mathew McKenna. And one woman who was determined to save her family, First Lady Samantha. Sam joined the military to serve her country. She was a Navy SEAL. Join McKenna and an amazing cast of characters in this gripping thriller, as they fight for Liberty, for each other, and fight for their lives.

Buy “Free Fall” by John Parrish on Amazon!

Like

The lives of five strangers are on a collision course because of social media.

Some of those new connections will be good … others will be terrifying.

“Like is a sharply observant and exceedingly well-written novel about the ocean of social media in which we swim about like schools of curious fish…”

– San Francisco Book Review

FREE eBook from October 15 – 18, 2017

Justice for the Black Knight

Justice for the Black Knight is a story of relationships wrapped in a dark mystery from the distant past that holds the key to the salvation of an African American man on trial for his life. As a child, Freddie Edwards created an alter-ego, the Black Knight, who vowed to fight injustice in all forms. Years later he finds himself accused of the brutal murder of a well-respected elderly white man, represented by an incompetent lawyer, and facing death in the electric chair. His sister Ruby and their childhood friend Annabelle are reunited at his trial where they begin an exploration into the past to find evidence that will prove Freddie to be a hero instead of a villain, his only chance to escape execution. Their journey brings to light the impact race may have on the system designed to provide justice, and a hopeful portrait of life free of the disease of racism. This novel was recognized by Kirkus as one of the best novels of 2014, won the Beverly Hills Book Award for Best Legal Thriller, and was a finalist for Best African American Literature in the Indie Book Awards.

FREE eBook from October 15 – 16, 2017

The Thin Grey Line

Charlie Howard and Pete Knight are exceptional detectives, driven by an obsessive pursuit of their nemesis Mickey Garratt, a ruthless criminal and killer.

He operates within a dark arena where his criminal empire is underpinned by violence and corruption.

Pete and Charlie pride themselves on always adhering to the rule of law. Garratt has no limitations to his terms of engagement and consistently evades their grasp, even when the evidence is overwhelming.

When presented with a unique opportunity to finally secure his downfall, the pair face a moral dilemma which will have irrevocable consequences for their friendship and professional lives.

Should they plant the evidence to ensure Garratt’s conviction for murdering an innocent man? Could this ever be justified, even if it ultimately delivered justice to the victim’s family?

Is there a definitive black and white divide between right and wrong, or in reality is that line thin and grey?

FREE eBook from October 13 – 15, 2017