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Lost Innocence: A gripping psychological thriller

A gripping crime thriller with a killer twist

Detective Alex Kane isn't good at dealing with the innocent victims of crime. That is why he likes his job on the state police organized crime task force. Most of the bodies he encounters knew what they were signing up for. And when the inevitable setbacks and disappointments arise, he never feels too guilty. But Alex can't insulate himself forever.

When a criminal organization is engaged in human trafficking and child pornography, Alex is drawn into a disturbing and dangerous world. A world where anonymous forces exploit young women and girls with impunity. A world where any mistake Alex makes could lead to the suffering of innocents. Can Alex pull the curtains back on this dark world before a young girl is lost forever?

The Haunting of Rachel Harroway: The Beginning, Book 0

In 1983, a family of four was murdered in their 19th century Queen Anne manse. There were no witnesses, no real investigation, and no survivors.

Over 30 years later, the house is suddenly back on the market. Ready to settle down, a young married couple moves from New York City to their dream home in the quiet town of Highlands, North Carolina. However, as past secrets come to light and unpredictable strangers violate their privacy, the couple's hope for a fresh start twists into the fuel for their darkest nightmares.

'Til Death (DI Steven Marr Book 1) - UK Crime Fiction Whodunnit Thriller

The page-turning debut from the pen of UK crime fiction writer SP Edwards.

Today is Anna Markham's wedding day. But her body has just been found, dumped in the grounds of the very house in which she was supposed to tie the knot.

It's down to DI Steven Marr - a man playing fast and loose with his own marriage - to find out who murdered her.

And there's no telling how far the killer will go to protect themselves...

Praise for the DI Marr stories:

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About the Author

Shaun Edwards has always had an interest in the darker side of human nature. As a result, he spent most of his late teens nicking UK crime thriller books from his mum's bookcase. Have devoured pretty much everything by Peter Robinson, Ian Rankin, John Harvey and John Connolly, he decided to start writing his own stuff.

Ten years later, he pulled his finger out and actually did it. 'Til Death is the combination of coffee, and a deep love for Banks, Rebus, Resnick, Thorne and Charlie Parker.

Besides writing and reading whodunnit mysteries, crime fiction and thrillers, Shaun's other loves include noodling around on the guitar, going for long walks, eating too much pizza and laughing at pictures of pugs.

He lives with his partner and a really sneaky gerbil in deepest, darkest Suffolk, UK.

TAKING NATASHA: The Shadowy World of Human Trafficking. (Mason Cooper)

A gripping new thriller: A pretty girl with a dream. An offer too good to refuse. And consequences beyond her control.

Gritty, dark, and disturbing. The Story of Natasha, tricked and trafficked to London, and trapped in a ruthless, criminal underworld.

Introducing Mason Cooper, a tough detective quitting the force to save his failing marriage. Their worlds collide as he drives his daughter home from school.

This novella introduces the new, hard-hitting Mason Cooper thriller series.

WARNING: Due to the theme, this book contains scenes that some readers may find disturbing.

Kidnapped - Part 1: BookShots (Kidnapped - Jon Roscoe)

James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.

PART ONE OF A FIVE-PART JON ROSCOE THRILLER

'Please help before he kills me.'

Travelling home for Christmas, Jon Roscoe receives a desperate cry for help.

Unreal (Unreal Crime Thriller)

Julie Edwards is a recent college graduate who is planning to go on a road trip across the country with her best friend, Kim. The day before they depart, the girls are given a party by Julie's mother, Sharon, and her stepfather, Greg. Sharon seems nervous at the prospect of the girls taking off for parts unknown, but Greg sees no harm in the adventure. The girls set off and after driving through the morning, they stop at a small town diner for a bite to eat...and you can never imagine what happens next.

The Cradle Will Fall: DI Mike Lockyer Novella

You never forget your first case....

Police Constable Jane Bennett is back on the beat after a spell away from the force. Working with the Serious Case Team, she's witnessed some of the worst crimes and endured them all. With her eye on promotion, Jane attends each call-out without complaint, determined to show her superiors her dedication. However, nothing could prepare her for this next case.

Behind the ordinary facade of someone's home, she discovers a truly chilling scene. While her male colleagues flake beside her, Jane shows she is made of sterner stuff and manages to impress DI Lockyer. It is an incident that will change both of their careers, as an indomitable partnership is formed.

Bound by Honor: Volume 1 (Born in Blood Mafia Series)

Born into one of the leading Mob families in Chicago, Aria Scuderi struggles to find her own path in a world where no choices are given. Aria was only fifteen when her parents betrothed her to Luca - The Vice - Vitiello, the oldest son of the head of the New York Cosa Nostra to ensure peace between the two families. Now at eighteen, the day Aria has been dreading for years is looming dangerously: her wedding to Luca. Aria is terrified of marrying a man she hardly knows, especially someone like Luca who got his nickname 'the Vice' for crushing a man's throat with his bare hands. Luca might be one of the most sought after men in New York thanks to his good looks, wealth and predator-like charisma that radiates power, but the society girls throwing themselves at him don't know what Aria does: that the bad boy aura isn't just a game; blood and death lurk beneath Luca's striking gray eyes and arrogant smile. In her world a handsome exterior often hides the monster within; a monster who can just as easily kill as kiss you. The only way to escape the marriage to Luca would be to run away and leave everything she's ever known behind but Aria can't bear the thought of never seeing her family again. Despite her fear, she decides to go through with the marriage; Aria has grown up among predators like Luca and knows that even most cold-hearted bastards have a heart and she has every intention of working her way into Luca's.

Maciek's Story (Haunted From Within - Book One) : A Mystery & Detective Paranormal Action & Adventure Medical Thriller Conspiracy

For some, death is not the end. Thanks to modern medicine, they are given a second chance. A second chance to live, and another chance to kill.

Haunted From Within is a fast paced contemporary suspense medical thriller, based upon a true medical mystery that scientists and doctors do not yet understand. It is based upon fact: a true medical phenomena that defies belief and almost everyone is unaware of!

Be one of the first to discover it!

Warning: This is just a story, a fast-paced thriller written to entertain you...but because it is based upon fact, - which you can verify for yourself -, it will leave you wondering and talking about the definition of 'life' itself!

The Story

When Peter Nicolson, a reporter with the Edinburgh Evening News, is the 'lucky' recipient of a kidney transplant that saves his life, he is one of the first people in the world to be treated with the new genetic wonder drug 'SP-X4'.

Yet as he recovers, his personality begins to change, and he discovers that he can see visions of unsolved killings committed by a murderer that no one has ever caught. Peter sets out to solve the murders, to track down the killer, and find out the truth behind his visions.

As he uncovers a trail of death that stretches across the United Kingdom and Europe, the makers of 'SP-X4' watch his actions from afar, anxious that he will uncover the incredible truth behind their new drug treatment, and conspire to make sure he does not succeed in revealing it to the world.

In Peter's vision, there are seven knives. So far, there have only been six murders. Can he solve the case before a seventh life is taken? If he can't, who will be last to die?

Haunted From Within culminates in a surprise ending that few will predict.

Once you have finished the book, the author encourages you to go online, and find out the truth for yourself. And when you discover the truth, it will make you question the meaning of life itself...and want to tell all your friends!

What people are saying about Haunted From Within: Reviews from Amazon:



"Brilliant Epic Novel! "As a seasoned reader I can only say this book is pure genius. The author makes Stephen King novels lightweight. I am simply amazed by this author's ability to tell a story so brilliantly. More please Mr Irvine."

"Amazing from start to finish!"

"A gripping ripping supernatural thriller that gets you thinking!"

"A stunning read! "

"I have to say it's the best book I have read in a very, very long timeThe story and characters jump off the pages and grab you by the throat, you need and want more, the idea behind the story is so compelling it's difficult NOT to find it believable!"

"A Cracking Good Yarn! As a freebie I wasn't expecting a lot but I was to be greatly surprised by Mr Irvine!"

"Fascinating! " I don't usually write reviews but, WOW! What a story!"

Please note: Book One of Two Parts; please note that Book One continues seamlessly into and is concluded in Book Two. This is an excellent way to introduce yourself to this new and exciting author!- If you enjoy Book One, to continue the story you may then choose to download Book Two. Alternatively, readers are always recommended to purchase the full omnibus edition containing both Book One and Book Two. Book Two is free with Kindle Unlimited!

Hard Fall (Thomas Blume)

Over 20,000 Copies Downloaded! - Get the Box Set Now: amzn.to/1nXVySv An ex-New York cop, now working as a freelance investigator in London; Thomas Blume searches for the killers that tore his family apart. "For justice, for closure, for revenge." But when Blume stumbles across a case that baffled police, he unwittingly becomes part of a world full of criminals, thugs and corrupt cops that will do anything to stop him. Now, in a country he doesn't understand and a city stacked against him, Blume must fight to expose the truth... Discover the first book in the Thomas Blume hard boiled mystery series today! What people are saying about "Hard Fall: " 'It reminds me of Raymond Chandler's work. It's noir, dark, full of rainy streets, seedy bars and characters with their own secrets.' - "Author, Victoria Randall" 'I started reading it last night and didn't put it down until I finished. I highly recommend this book to anyone!' - "Joe Schaeffer, EBL" 'This book is the most perfect example! I love how it was written. The plot was very suspenseful!' - "Penelope Pearson" Click and get your copy now! ""A dark, twisting mystery that will hook you right from the start! Meet your new favorite hero..."" ""Hard boiled detective fiction with a modern slant"" Watch out for more from Thomas Blume A private investigator with a dark past, Thomas Blume will stop at nothing to uncover the truth. Look out for the second book SNOW BURN - out now! To say "thank you" for checking out "Hard Fall," you can claim the sequel right now for free! Visit: www.PTReade.com "Tags: hard boiled mysteries, mystery, mysteries, noir, private investigators, hard boiled thriller, hard boiled detective fiction, hard boiled private investigator mystery series"

Loose Ends: Volume 1 (California Corwin P.I. Mystery)

BOOK ONE of the California Corwin P.I. Mystery series. When a young girl is kidnapped, street-smart but damaged San Francisco ex-cop California "Cal" Corwin is engaged to find and rescue her before murder raises the stakes. As a straightforward case takes unexpected twists, Cal must quell a growing fear that an anguished mother may never see her child again. With a shadowy crime lord lurking behind every unexpected clue, Cal struggles to tie up loose ends before evil claims its next victim. Loose Ends is the first book in the Cal Corwin P. I. mystery series from D. D. VanDyke, though the books can be read in any order. Set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area, Cal Corwin novels brim with intrigue and fully fleshed characters from cops and criminals to hit men, oddball family and unexpected allies. The California Corwin P. I. Mystery Series: - Loose Ends - In A Bind - Slipknot - Off The Leash

Malevolent: Volume 1 (Shaye Archer Series)

From New York Times bestselling author Jana DeLeon, the first in a new thriller series. Everyone wondered about Shaye Archer's past. Including Shaye. Shaye Archer's life effectively began the night police found her in an alley, beaten and abused and with no memory of the previous fifteen years, not even her name. Nine years later, she's a licensed private investigator, with a single goal-to get answers for her clients when there aren't supposed to be any. And maybe someday, answers for herself. Emma Frederick thought her nightmare was over when she killed her abusive husband, but someone is stalking her and tormenting her with mementos from her past. With no evidence to support her claims, the police dismiss her claims as post-traumatic stress, but Shaye is convinced that someone is deliberately terrorizing Emma...playing a cat and mouse game with only one goal in mind. To kill Emma.

Lust, Money & Murder - Books 1, 2 & 3: A Female Secret Service Agent Takes on an International Criminal

Born in the worst suburb in Pittsburgh, Elaine Brogan is bright, beautiful and bold. When her father is falsely arrested for passing counterfeit $100 bills, Elaine vows to become a Secret Service agent and track down the man responsible. After barely surviving the arduous Secret Service Training Academy in Laurel, Maryland, she is transferred to bleak and blustery Great Falls, Montana. But things do not go as planned, and Elaine soon finds herself betrayed and thrown into an adventure that takes her halfway around the world, from dark and mysterious Sofia, Bulgaria, to Moscow Russia, and finally, to Milan, Italy. In the end, will Elaine find the love and happiness she truly seeks...or will she turn to a life of obscene wealth, power and corruption?

A Terminal Agenda

While She Sleeps

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