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Postscript to Murder by M.R.D. Meek
Loving a Heartless Queen
Annitia L. Jackson - 2018
She was burned by love and has made a career out of destroying others’ relationships. She is a media queen (known as the Queen of Mean) that hosts a show that exposes cheaters to their significant others. She has made a lot of enemies, and now, one of them wants her dead. In steps Arkell (Ark) Watson, a former savage turned legit. After watching the woman that he loved die because of his profession, he decides to run a security service that becomes one of the best in the country. After a run in with Valentine and subsequently saving her life, Ark starts to see another side of Valentine that makes him want to tear down the walls that she has built around her heart. As their bond grows stronger, so does the enemy’s lust for revenge. Can Ark save Valentine? Not only from her would-be killer, but from herself? Ever Moore, Valentine’s best friend, is the opposite. Everything is going well in her life, a thriving practice and new love, until something starts happening to her patients. As she starts to investigate, she uncovers a lot more than she bargained for. She receives help from an unlikely source that she thought she had left in the past. Will she be able to save her patients? Or will saving their lives mean giving up hers?
Angels (Nevada James #3) (Nevada James Mysteries)
Matthew Storm - 2016
Back then he promised he'd resume their deadly game of cat and mouse soon. But since then...he's done nothing. Out of leads and with nothing to go on, Nevada has nothing to do but wait. But in the meantime, she learns one of her old criminal informants has been tryingto get in touch with her. Krystal Harris, a former gang member, has information about a series of murders that she wants to pass on in exchange for enough money to leave town. But Krystal is murdered before Nevada has the chance to discover what information her informant wanted to give her. Now Nevada has a new crime to solve, and a score to settle. Four people are dead, and Nevada is determined to find out why.
Linda L. Barton - 2011
Ted was trained in the art of killing. He was good at it, and he enjoyed it. This is the story of one man's mission to assure justice is paid in full and the Detective who must stop him before he achieves his goal of Pure Justice. *Warning: This book contains graphic violence.
Requiem for the Dead
Victor M. Alvarez - 2020
However, hours later the body of Helen Chapman's boyfriend was discovered by German police on the side of the road; they found a ransom letter lying on the front seat of the young man's car.US Army CID criminal investigator, Special Agent Jacqueline Sinclair, and DIA Agent Tom Price are assigned to take the lead in the case by her chief on request of the Provost Marshal, Agent Sinclair's father. She knows a SIR (Serious Incident Report) already filed through channels, will attract the close attention of higher command; they would watch Sinclair every step of the way. Later, Sinclair learns that they also kidnapped three other dependent children.Their pursuit of the kidnappers will take them straight into the heart of the military establishment where conspiracy and intrigue are commonplace . . . and where truths are seldom spoken. Worse still they uncover a more sinister and diabolical plot--a plot to set off two nuclear Smart Bombs in Pyongyang--placing the North Korean Regime and the President of the Unites States, in its crosshairs.They find themselves deep in enemy territory and the target of highly trained killers, tasked to threaten or even to shoot to kill--whatever it takes to conceal sensitive information. Bringing justice and staying alive becomes job number one as the duo finds their skills, and their courage tested under fire.
N.C. Marshall - 2017
However, when he’s assigned to his first case, to question a young woman, Grace, who claims she has psychic abilities, he is more than a little sceptical! Grace claims to have seen the murder of a woman – Scarlett, the wife of a wealthy entrepreneur – six months ago. Her murder was supposedly solved, with the culprit in prison, and the case closed, but did it really happen the way the police were led to believe? As Grace embarks on a mission to discover the truth behind Scarlett’s death, she uncovers dark secrets, shocking revelations, and lies once buried which threaten to resurface. A twisting and turning plot, weaved with mystery, suspense, romance and more than a hint of the supernatural…
The Sasha McCandless Series: Volume 4 (Sasha McCandless #8-10.5)
Melissa F. Miller - 2018
Miller! Informed Consent (Book 8) As Sasha and Leo approach their second wedding anniversary, they have their hands full adjusting to life as new parents. Leo resolves to track down the father he never knew. Meanwhile, Sasha tackles a case on behalf of assisted living facility residents who may have been the unwitting subjects of medical research. Both situations escalate unexpectedly, and Sasha and Leo are each forced to decide just how much they’re willing to risk in the name of family. International Incident (Book 9) The new parents leave the twins with Sasha's parents and set off for some much needed R&R. An adults-only cruise sounds like the perfect opportunity to relax and recharge. But once the ship's in international waters, Sasha sees something she shouldn't have. Suddenly, instead of enjoying sunsets and cocktails, she and Connelly are skulking around the ship, trying to evade a dangerous band of lawless maritime criminals. Outside the jurisdiction of organized law enforcement, Sasha and Connelly are forced to take matters into their own hands. Imminent Peril (Book 10) When civil litigator and Krav Maga fighter Sasha McCandless pummels a harasser into a pulp during an altercation in a bar, she's sentenced to an anger management diversion program for first-time offenders. Sasha chafes at the sentence, arguing that she was defending herself from imminent danger. But her law partner Will Volmer and her husband Leo Connelly both beg her to go along with the program to protect her license to practice law and her family's privacy. One of Sasha's classmates woman complains bitterly that she's being set up to discredit her. She claims she's a whistleblower with explosive dirt on her employer. When the woman goes missing and then turns up dead, Sasha suspects she may have been telling the truth. Sasha and Leo set out to investigate and discover a cover-up with the deadliest of implications. Sasha has no choice but to pursue justice, but in doing so she puts herself and her family in the crosshairs, endangering not only her livelihood, but her life. The Humble Salve (Novella 4; Book 10.5) Sasha McCandless-Connelly has a finely honed sense of right and wrong--and a long memory. The handful of grudges she's nursing has started to cause problems at work and at home. When an old adversary and an old ally both come back into the picture, she'll learn whether she has the capacity to forgive and forget. It's a task that just might prove harder than bringing down killers, running a law firm, or parenting twins.
They Say People Never Change
Lamar Troutman - 2017
Detective Sergeant Karen Neilsen hunts a psychopathic murderer of young children. Jerry Peltzig, a thief and nemesis of hers, stumbles into a world of abusing monsters. He discovers a desperate child who needs his help, sending him on a path of violent danger. Karen must find the elusive thief and learn what he's learned in his search for the child. She needs the thief's skills and knowledge to stop the psychopath. Jerry Peltzig must use her to save the boy.
Kyle Achilles Series, Box Set 1: Pushing Brilliance / The Lies of Spies
Tim Tigner - 2018
You'll save 40% when you buy book 2 at the same time as book 1.Includes Amazon #1 Bestsellers PUSHING BRILLIANCE and THE LIES OF SPIES. Both are destined to keep you reading late into the night."Achilles is my new Mitch Rapp." --Robert Getty"Reads like a Reacher novel with a little Ludlum and Flynn mixed in." --Jeff Bowden"My first thought was a new Jack Reacher--only better." --Lucia O'Brien"Think of Tim Tigner as Tom Clancy without the filler." --Larry Nesbit"Every bit as spellbinding as David Baldacci." --Kathryn Grady_______________________________________PUSHING BRILLIANCEHe didn't do it.He really didn't.But proving it,will be a killer.Imagine Harrison Ford's THE FUGITIVE meets Tom Clancy's HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER.Framed for murder and on the run, former Olympic biathlete Kyle Achilles is also in the crosshairs of assassins' guns. Why? He has no idea. He's fighting blind against two master strategists and one extraordinary invention--known as Brillyanc.Achilles' only ally is the other prime suspect, a beautiful Russian mathematician who is either the best or worst person to ever enter his life. Katya was engaged to Achilles' brother -- before he died.Chasing clues while dodging bullets, Achilles and Katya race around the globe, uncovering a conspiracy conceived in Moscow, born in Silicon Valley, and destined to demolish both the White House and the Kremlin. Along the way a lost soul finds purpose, a broken heart confronts forbidden love, and America gains a new hero.Packed with heart-stopping surprises, paced by razor-sharp plotting, and populated with richly rendered characters, Pushing Brilliance will leave you breathless and longing for more.________________________________________THE LIES OF SPIESThe American president sent him...The Russian president caught him...The free world is counting on him...But he doesn't remember.Imagine Robert Ludlum's THE BOURNE IDENTITY meets Lee Child's PERSONAL.Journey beneath the diplomatic veneer of international politics and beyond the reach of conventional military operations into the epicenter of clandestine affairs -- where diplomats dance and spies collide in wars that never make the news.For the next step in its expansionist agenda, the Kremlin devises a covert coup far more devastating than Bin Laden's most dangerous dream. With the American economy in his crosshairs, Russian President Vladimir Korovin picks suitable pawns and pulls sizable levers, initiating the boldest gambit the world has ever seen.Halfway around the world, the White House develops a plan for derailing Russian aggression. A way-off-the-books, high-risk, high-reward plan. American President William Silver identifies the perfect person for his impossible mission: former CIA operative Kyle Achilles.With their plans in place and their spies undercover, each president is confident that he has outplayed the other -- until everything goes wrong.
Cut The Deck
B. Baskerville - 2019
Any card. This killer wants the whole deck.When the body of a teenage girl, dressed in a magician’s outfit, is discovered on a beach in North Tyneside, DCI Cooper fears she is dealing with a different breed of killer.Some murderers leave a calling card, but this girl’s killer stitched his card into her flesh. Cooper quickly gets to work and identifies the victim as missing fifteen-year-old, Rachel Pearson. As the investigation progresses, Cooper soon discovers that Rachel’s father has a short fuse and that her boyfriend, Will, has a possessive streak. Before she can track down Will, another girl is murdered. Same killer. Same school. Different outfit. With a serial killer stalking the teenagers of Tynemouth, Cooper’s boss and the press are demanding results. As Cooper’s self-confidence dwindles she works to find the connection. The eyes of the country are on Tynemouth and her investigation. Can Cooper put her personal issues behind her and stop the man tormenting her hometown before another mother loses her child and she loses her job?
The Buzzing (A Narrowdale Novella)
Michael Omer - 2015
But this is Narrowdale, and nothing’s ever quite normal. When two of the kids she is looking after disappear, things quickly spiral out of control. Now Roxanne's crawling around in old maintenance tunnels, catching glimpses of creepy happenings in the building's many apartments. In one of them lives a man with a dark, terrible secret, and Roxanne's path is on a collision course with his. And all around the man, there is a strange sound of buzzing…
Ark Return of the Templars
Paul J. Humphreys - 2017
It puts him on a collision course with a ruthless, evil criminal, who seeks the Ark of the Covenant. From Washington D.C. to the depths of a Castle in Scotland, the priest’s quest to find justice will lead him to the most secret religious order in the World. An apocalyptic catastrophe is just days away, but then the Templars emerge from the shadows and the End Game begins - finally, the answer to the question that has eluded mankind since the time of Solomon is revealed. Five Templars: A Ghost man, a Communication Wizard, an ex-Russian Special Forces solider, a full-blooded Shawnee Indian, the Head of the Ancient Order and one American priest, seek out the evil criminal who is plotting genocide in order to gain the one thing he coverts most. They’re back!
Penny Green Volume 3, #7-9
Emily Organ - 2020
But she’s not seen it all yet, each investigation brings its own surprises. Penny is also close to the resolution of a personal mystery: the disappearance of her father. And as marriage beckons, Penny’s life is changing. Could solving a riddle be her very last case?Read The Penny Green Series: Books 7-9 today to continue this entertaining Victorian mystery series.