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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?

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.

Act Of Contrition: (Rogue Detective Eddie Kane mixes with the mob in this gripping crime drama) (The Eddie Kane Series Book 1)

In the first of this new London-based crime trilogy, we meet the rogue Detective Sergeant Eddie Kane. Eddie is a reckless and dissolute operator, under investigation by the force and in debt to local mob chief, Vincent Mullis. When a killer starts targeting prostitutes in north London, Mullis is unusually keen for Eddie to solve the crime, but why?

A serial killer is targeting prostitutes in Islington, the victims having a number of unusual links. The killings begin the same week that convicted killer and local man, Paddy Graham, is released from prison following a life sentence for murder.

DS Eddie Kane has inadvertently found himself under the thumb of Vincent Mullis, who has taken ownership of a debt Eddie has built up with terminally-ill bookmaker, Arnie Duggan. Eddie's troubles begin to spiral out of control when he is placed under investigation following a drugs-bust gone wrong. While suspended, he is forced to investigate the murders for Mullis, who wants to get to the murderer before the police. He then reluctantly hears a murder confession from his former bookmaker...

In this heart-stopping, gripping crime drama, Eddie's investigations lead him into a murky world of pornography, murder and revenge, all of which seems to centre around a local church and the charismatic vicar, Jonathan Carter. Eddie is feeling the pressure from all sides, but will there be any chance of salvation?

If you like Lee Child you'll love the DS Eddie Kane series...

MURDER RITES: THE JOHNNY SUNDANCE MYSTERY SERIES (JOHNNY SUNDANCE MYSTERIES Book 1)

A priest is brutally murdered. The killer is still on the loose. Will the assassin strike again? When Private Investigator Johnny Sundance takes the assignment, he immediately runs into problems. The case has gone cold. His star witness is dead. His best suspect turns out to be innocent. Time is running out. Will Johnny solve the murder before his client meets his own death? MURDER RITES is the first novel in The Johnny Sundance Mystery Series.

Join the thousands who have downloaded it. If you like a fast paced mystery, loaded with suspense, plot twists, a dash of humor, and a supernatural touch, you'll love MURDER RITES. Pick up your copy now to discover this new and exciting series!

'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.

All Against All

One rule. One winner. One hundred million dollars.

A group of random strangers are invited to take part in a mysterious lottery with an intriguing premise. Twenty-seven accept the offer.



But what begins as an unusual social experiment quickly descends into something much more sinister. The contestants receive more than they bargained for, and the dark side of human nature reveals itself.

As the lottery spirals into a life-and-death struggle for survival, Alice Kato is left searching for answers. How far are ordinary people willing to go to win this extraordinary amount of money? Is there anyone she can trust? Is there any way out?

And just who exactly is pulling all the strings?

Everyone has their price. Most just don't know what it is yet.

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.

Miss Hewitt Investigates the Greek Goddess

London summer 1918, stylish lady detective Miss Isabel Hewitt is approached by a young woman, Violet Moses, who says she is being threatened. Her husband witnessed a man being murdered at his place of work, a dental surgery in Harley Street. She cannot go to the police as it was a detective sergeant who has threatened her. Isabel agrees to look into it, as a possible cover up may be taking place. But soon events spiral out of control and Isabel finds herself embroiled in a savage triple murder. A bronze statue of Greek Goddess Artemis may hold a clue. But Isabel has no idea why. Will she be able to unravel the case or will more people die before the killer is caught?

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!

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?

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