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Enter The Nightmare — Two Thriller Set: Drone & Loss Of Reason (State Of Reason Mystery, Prequel and Book 1)

by Miles A. Maxwell

Two-Book Set containing the entire beginning of the State Of Reason Mystery — the Prequel: DRONE, and Book 1: LOSS OF REASON.

DRONE — The Secret Behind President Christopher Wall’s Rise To Power

Now anyone can kill you anywhere! An act of terrorism. A Presidential election. A Constitutional crisis. And a terrorist who may get away scott free! And it could happen again, perpetrated by anyone, anywhere . . . at a financial cost of next to nothing!

LOSS OF REASON — One Of The Most Disturbing Stories You’ll Ever Read

Distant for many years, Franklin out of Pennsylvania and his step-brother Everon out of Nevada are connected by a single link: Their sister Cynthia.

Enter The Nightmare: A nuclear bomb is detonated in New York. Banker, wife, mother, Cynthia lives in New York.

The military has quarantined the city. All bridges and tunnels have been destroyed or blocked. Easterly winds have forced the bomb’s huge radiation cloud out over Long Island. But the wind is about to change.

Franklin climbs mountains and truly understands people. Everon can fly anything. And Cynthia’s brothers are determined to find her.

If it were your sister, what would you do?

***A ripping good tale of how intelligence and determination can overcome the near-impossible. And of the true price of altruism.

Before there was Wool there had to be a Loss Of Reason.

Culinary Cozy Murder Mystery Collection – Books 1-5 of the Donut Hole Mysteries (A Donut Hole Cozy Mystery)

by Susan Gillard

This is a collection of Books 1,2,3,4 & 5 of the Donut Hole Cozy Mystery Series

Book 1 – Strawberry Cream Murder

Donuts, deceit and the potential murder of a former assistant find Heather Janke at the center of a mystery in which she is a potential suspect and possibly the only one capable of discerning the truth.

Was her former assistant Christa murdered and if so, why?

Follow Heather as she searches for clues to get to the bottom of this sweet caper.

Book 2 – Maple Frosted Murder

A professional and very public rivalry with the owner of the corporate cookie cutter donut shop owner, leaves Heather as the prime suspect in his murder, when his body is discovered.

Health inspectors, shady business practices and a tangled web of intrigue unfold as Heather dives headfirst into the case, determined to clear her name and uncover who is the cold storage killer.

Book 3 – Cadbury Creme Murder

It’s springtime in Hillside, Texas, which means tornado season. A tornado rips through town, damaging property here and there. Fortunately, the damage is reparable, and only one person is found deadâ??Verna Dixon, an elderly widow who lived on the edge of town.

At first, everyone assumes that Verna was killed by flying debris from the tornado (she was found outside, halfway between her house and her chicken coop) as she was trying to bring her chickens inside. But Detective Ryan Shepherd realizes there’s more to this death than meets the eye when he discovers that Verna was not killed by a flying piece of wood, as was originally suspected.

Why would anyone want to kill Verna? That’s the question bothering Ryan and Heather. There’s no apparent motive, and no one knows seems to know where to begin looking for suspects.

Did Verna know something about someone she was trying to decide whether or not to reveal? What could Verna have known?

Join Heather, Ryan, and all the regulars of Hillside, Texas, as they try to figure out who killed Verna and why. The answer may surprise you!

Book 4 – Tricky Blueberry Murder

While visiting her grandmother’s friend at Hillside Manor, Heather learns that one of the nursing home’s employees, aide Betty Shivers, was found dead outside the back door earlier that morning apparently as she was arriving for her shift.

Could the killer have been one of the other aides, who had recently–and very publicly–threatened to kill Betty? Could it have been Betty’s ex-boyfriend, who had told her that their relationship wasn’t really over? Only time and a little poking around will tell.

Join Heather and Ryan as they sift through the possibilities and crank out some delicious baked goods along the way.

Book 5 – Chocolate Frosted Murder

After accepting Maricela’s and Angelica’s invitation to join them and their family for their Tia Teresa’s 75th birthday party, Heather is enjoying herself. But the party is interrupted by two uniformed policemen who bring bad news: Tia Teresa’s grandson, Gustavo, a beloved family member, has been shot and killed in the park.

The police think it looks like a drug deal gone bad, but Gustavo’s family insists he never would have been involved with drugs. Maricela and Angelica beg Heather to investigate, and she promises to do what she can.

When she discovers that the shooter’s story couldn’t have taken place the way he said it did, she becomes suspicious. But she has no proof. Then, just as a key witness is about to provide her with the evidence she needs, the witness is murdered in an apparent armed robbery.

Will Heather and Ryan be able to uncover the evidence they need in order to establish the truth and clear Gustavo’s name? Or will a killer get away with not only one, but possibly two murders?


by Shari J. Ryan

What if your family had a big secret . . . a life changing secret. My dad, the bigwig CIA agent, was always on the run, whether he was being chased or doing the chasing. I missed him. Then my mom passed away, and my sister was murdered. I turned my solitude to strength because the alternative was too bleak.

But my luck seemed to turn: I met Tango. And while I want him more than I’ve ever wanted anything in my twenty-two years, danger lurks around every corner and I simply can’t take the chance of it finding me. But his tattoos, his smell, his darkness, and his bodyâ?? that marine has taken over my every thought. But, what if he too isn’t what I think? A ticking time bomb isn’t going to leave me much time to waver. Even the bravest person can be in need of a miracle.

Before she was gone, my mom warned me to know everyone and trust no one. But what was I supposed to do when I found out I am the one not to be trusted? Turns out, I was always the bait in this conspiracy.

In author Shari J. Ryan’s New Adult novel, TAG, the canyons hold secrets, the waterfalls provide safety, and romance has a pesky way of showing up when you are sweaty and dirty and least expect it.

The Girl They Couldn’t Steal (The Little Girl Lost trilogy Book 1)

by Phil Martin

Snatched, rescued and brought up in a loving environment, Amy Walker embarks on a journey of self-discovery taking her deep into a disturbing Chechen gang in London’s underworld.

Amy’s ageing foster mother won’t be around forever. Soon she will be alone in her adopted world. As personal tragedy hits hard along with issues of morality, Amy sets off on a mission of self-discovery to unearth her missing years.

Haunted by an unexplained scar on her left foot, she discovers a coded list of foreign names, international addresses and inexplicable passport stamps, exposing lie after lie told by her foster parents.

She decides to stop at nothing to unearth exactly what they kept buried from the world. But she is attacked in the night, her home is ransacked and all she is left with is one address in Morocco.

Travelling to the shanty towns and palaces of Casablanca, Amy quickly realises that her own life is very much in danger. As the clues lead her close to unearthing her truth, she disturbs it, alerting the gang to her existence. Her truth will do anything to stay hidden.

More sinister untruths lead her back to London and a dark, Chechen underworld, where she discovers she was third on a coded, list of stolen children. As the gang looks to silence her, Amy’s quest for knowledge turns into a battle just to stay alive. Murder follows murder. Scotland Yard links each to Amy Walker. She’s a vigilante desperate for revenge.

For Amy, obsession has taken over. As her life descends into a whirlwind of former SAS agents, Chechen warlords and Russian hit men, she realises her quest is about so much more than just her past.

The gang that took her is still in operation and ready to strike again in Barcelona.

But Child No. 3 must be silenced. Little Girl Lost must never be found.

Tears of God (The Blackwell Files Book 7)

by Steven F. Freeman

“I very much enjoyed â??Tears of God’ – if I ever have to go on a covert mission, I’ll definitely be taking Steve Freeman with me!” Ruth Downie, author of New York Times best seller ‘Medicus’

A prophecyâ?¦a promiseâ?¦a project

A chance encounter leads FBI agent Mallory Blackwell to investigate the circumstances surrounding the mysterious death of her father, Cutter Wilson, years ago.

Their only informant murdered, Mallory and cryptologist husband Alton lead an NSA team on a round-the-world quest to track down the perpetrator of a mysterious toxicological project. The sleuths must summon all their investigatory skills in a desperate bid to follow a trail of clues to the hidden truth of Cutter Wilson’s death, a discovery exceeding their wildest expectations.

In Good Spirits (Violetta Graves Mystery Book 1)

by Michele Bardsley

When Las Vegas cocktail waitress Violetta Graves is wrongly accused of killing her ex-boyfriend, she knows the odds are stacked against her. Still, she’ll do almost anything to avoid using her gift (hah!): the bad-luck-inducing ability to talk to ghosts.

Being considered a murder suspect by hunky homicide detective Matthew Stone motivates Vie to straighten out her priorities. She’s being framed by an unknown killer, her uptight sister has lost her ever-lovin’ mind, and the hot guy she can’t resist might have to arrest her. Vie has no choice but to turn to the supernatural for help, and try to remain in good spirits.

Surviving Valencia

by Holly Tierney-Bedord

A car accident robs the Loden Family of twins Van and Valencia shortly after they start college. Charmed, bright, and beautiful, they held their family together and elevated the Lodens to greatness. In their loss, a shadow is cast upon the family, particularly on the remaining child, who lacks the easy grace and popularity her older siblings took for granted.

As an adult, her life begins to turn from mediocre to amazing when she is saved by cool, artistic Adrian. The kind of happiness once reserved only for others is finally hers, until pieces of the past begin ruining what seems to be a perfect life.

ROMANCE: Scales of Gold BBW Dragon Shifter Paranormal Romance (The Winged Dragons Book 2)

by C.S. Love

“Once the rains cleansed the three women, they would be burnt to death. She would have to take them before that.”

Gilt is a beautiful spy with a dark past. She watches the enemies of her people, the Markists. She keeps watching over their movements and reports back to the Peacemakers. During one of her forays into the forest, Gilt finds that the Markists are preparing to murder three young women.

Putting together a team to rescue the girls, Gilt has to ask help of the dragon-men who have landed on her planet, the Arach. For this mission to succeed, Gilt will have to set aside her own feelings and push past the demands of her heart.

Will Gilt be able save the three strangers, or will the fires consumer her next?

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ROMANCE: Protected by the Tiger BBW Paranormal Tiger Shifter Romance (The Tiger’s Protection Book 2)

by Diane Hills

Eternity is a very long time, it should be spent with someone who makes you happy, who makes you want to wake up each day, someone who you love and loves you back.

A new job, new home, and new life has Caroline going to her first day of work with a can-do attitude, unfortunately for her two men are about to change her life.

Protector and Alpha-Male-Tiger-Shifter, Zane, is sent in to stop the kidnapping of Caroline.

Caroline has an extremely pure Alpha-Female-Bear-Shifter bloodline and has been raised to believe she can only be mated to an Alpha-Male-Bear-Shifter.

Zane’s immediate connection with her starts as soon as he sees her picture.

Caroline feels the strong attraction as well.

When her father finds the Bear-Shifter for her, she has a choice to make, Zane or her bloodline, but will Zane be able to let go of herâ?¦

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ROMANCE: Taken by the Tiger BBW Paranormal Tiger Shifter Romance (The Tiger’s Protection Book 4)

by Diane Hills

If invited to be the eternal mate of a Tiger-Shifter and live in a castle with Dragons would you do it?

Devin is a tiger-shifter reliving old memories when a young woman walks in, changing his immortal life forever.

Faith is on a date and Devin sees evil in the man.

With the help of his Dragon-Shifter fathers, Devin manages to capture the beautiful young woman and spirits her away to the castle.

With Faith safely out of the picture, the evil man goes after her twin sister, Hope.

The Dragons, Tru and Keru, see something in the woman and bring her back to their castle as well.

With an evil man wanting both the women, can the Shifters keep the women they’re coming to adore, safeâ?¦

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ROMANCE: A Tiger’s Calling BBW Paranormal Tiger Shifter Romance (The Tiger’s Protection Book 3)

by Diane Hills

Could you give up your life to accept the role as an Alpha-Male Tiger-Shifter’s eternal mate?

One special message has Vanessa taking off to Siberia, Russia to try to save an Amur Tiger her late parents had rescued when he was a cub.

Protector and potential mate, Colt, is a rare white alpha-male tiger-shifter who has a dream about Vanessa and asks the dragons, Keru and Tru, to send him to protect her.

Vanessa is a conservationist who takes her work as an animal rights activist very seriously.

Colt is a shifter with a mission to make Vanessa his forever.

One kiss is all it takes to get Vanessa to consider what Colt wants from her.

With Russian hunters after her and killer tigers she’s trying to save, can Colt take her as a mate before it’s too lateâ?¦

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The Bootlegger’s Legacy

by Ted Clifton

When an old-time bootlegger dies and leaves his son Mike a cryptic letter hinting at millions in hidden cash, Mike and his friend Joe embark on a journey that takes them through three states and 50 years of history. What they find goes beyond money and transforms them both.

This is an action-packed adventure story that partially takes place in the early 1950s. It all starts with a key, embossed with the letters CB, and a cryptic reference to Deep Deuce, a neighborhood once filled with hot jazz and gangs of bootleggers. Out of those threads is woven a tapestry of history, romance, drama, and mystery; connecting two generations and two families in the adventure of a lifetime.

MYSTERY: SECRET – The Answer: (Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Suspense Crime Thriller) (ADDITIONAL BOOK INCLUDED ) (Suspense Thriller Mystery: The Secret)

by Rose Wheeler



Amy Carlisle has been living with a terrible secret about the day that her classmates die in front of her. They never found their bodies, but that is about to change. Her perception of things makes her the perfect one to find out the truth. She meets Deacon and at first she can’t trust him, but soon he begins to break down those walls. Is he trustworthy and what of the odd assortment of characters that come into her life? Will she find the truth and what is the ultimate cost of that truth?

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ROMANCE: Desired by Lions BBW Paranormal Lion Shifter Romance (My Sweet Lions Book 1)

by Diane Hills

Romulus and Rogue are powerful lion shifters who get sent in when other shifters break the age old rules established by the Oracle.

Deep in the woods of Louisiana, returning an animal to the wild at dusk proves a bad idea for Cassie, a vet tech and good Samaritan, as she gets caught in the middle of a Werewolf and Vampire feud.

Enter Lion-Shifters, Romulus and Rogue, two extremely muscled and gorgeous men who find her to their liking.

Two alpha males and they can only share one mate.

As a bonus to being the shifters’ mate, Cassie will get some type of power along with becoming immortal.

Unfortunately, the act of mating could take all of their lives, leaving Cassie fearful and unsure.

When an intense situation occurs, Cassie makes a decision that could be the beginning or the end of the Lion-Shiftersâ?¦

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ROMANCE: Saved by the Tiger BBW Paranormal Tiger Shifter Romance (The Tiger’s Protection Book 1)

by Diane Hills

“Well, thanks for everything, but I’m not in the market for a mate right now, so you’ll have to find another girl.”

Working at her company’s trade show is the perfect way for Sara to spend the weekend while her ex-boyfriend packs up and moves. After finding that Angelo is into drugs, she kicked him out of her apartment and her life. Good riddance. She doesn’t need a man in her future. But when a menacing thug comes to her booth looking for Angelo, a deliciously hot guy chases him away and wants to keep an eye on her.

Ryan is supposed to maintain a low profile and hunt down the leader of a criminal gang. But he intervenes when one of the gang members confronts Sara, the woman his heart claims is his mate. He tries to protect her and persuade her they’re meant to be together, but she doesn’t want his help and isn’t convinced they’re mates. Even when she sees his tiger self and they share a passionate kiss, she clings to her independence, not ready to be hurt again.

Ryan must show her his love, and prove that being a tiger’s mate is a destiny she is born to follow.

Each book in the The Tiger’s Protection series can be read as a standalone and has a guaranteed HEA, no cliffhanger!

ROMANCE: Lions’ Destiny BBW Paranormal Lion Shifter Romance (My Sweet Lions Book 2)

by Diane Hills

On the African Serengeti, Nearie Parks is about to kill off an old lion and hopefully regain the viewers of her father’s television show which feature exotic hunts.

Not if Alpha-Male-Lion-Shifter hunks, Colwyn and Sulven, have anything to do with it.

A daring kidnapping by the men in their lion forms has Nearie in a situation she never saw coming.

When she’s offered not only immortality but a power as well as their mate, Nearie has a choice to make.

The addition of a werewolf who would like to become her mate adds to her list of choices.

In the end, it’s Nearie who holds all the cardsâ?¦

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