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Cuckoo Uncaged: A fast-paced suspense thriller that will keep you hooked. (Cuckoo Series Book 1)

ONLY SHE CAN PROVE HER INNOCENCEYvonne Landis has escaped from a mental institution, where she was treated for psychosis. Accused of murder, she will stand trial once psychiatrists deem her fit enough to understand her charges. Only Yvonne knows that she didn't kill her husband; her son Gabe did. Because she was onto him, he tricked the authorities into believing that Mom killed Dad. Having been traumatized in his tweens, he suffers from extreme anger issues. In order to deal with them, he must kill on occasion.Yvonne is determined to prove to everyone that not only did Gabe kill his father, but that he's the one who's truly dangerous, not she. That's easier said than done, considering her fugitive status and the psychotic episodes she still experiences...

The Solid-State Shuffle (Sunken City Capers Book 1)

Almost a hundred years ago, a major terrestrial event reshaped the earth’s coastlines. Goodbye entire cities. Goodbye entire states. Goodbye entire countries. And when the authorities outlawed salvaging from these underwater cities, why say hello to a new breed of criminal: underwater reclamation specialists. Even a hundred years later, there’s still a whole lot of loot for the reclaiming.But it’s not theft if you put it back, right?After cracking an underwater vault in their first major heist in the Seattle Isles, Isa and her crew think they’re on easy street again—that is, if they can figure out what it is exactly they stole. A question, they soon learn, where their very lives hang in the balance.Thrust into a high-stakes game of subterfuge and deception by the local mob boss, Isa and her crew must scramble to unravel the mystery of what it is they stole while unseen forces move against them.Harried. Threatened at every turn. Isa and her crew must stay one step ahead to stay alive.Sunken City Capers is a fun post-apocalyptic series with no zombies, just criminals and mischievous ne’er-do-wells. Fans of heist books/movies and strong female protagonists will likely enjoy this series.Sunken City Capers Books:The Solid-State Shuffle, Book 1The Elgin Deceptions, Book 2Leverage, Book 3The Brummie Con, Book 4Book 5 Coming Soon!

The Later Cases: Three Gripping Private Detective Mysteries From The Roberts and Bradley Crime Series

A TRIPLE-DECKER BOXED SET CONTAINING THREE GRIPPING CRIME NOVELS PACKED WITH PAGE-TURNING INTRIGUE, DRAMA AND THRILLS. IF YOU HAVEN’T MET DETECTIVES ROBERTS AND BRADLEY UNTIL NOW THEN GET READY FOR THE RIDE…BOOK 1: HARDER THEY FALLA BLOODY VENDETTA HAS BEGUN.Detective Dan Bradley becomes the victim of a devastating attack. Bradley and his partner Eva Roberts are left to pick up the pieces. They soon learn of other victims.The private detectives must track down a villain unlike any they have ever known. Relentless and bitterly cruel, he strikes people from Dan Bradley’s past. Each victim is connected to the boxing club where Bradley boxed in his youth, but the targets have little else in common.BOOK 2: BETWEEN TWO THIEVESA HERO IS MISSING. A BODY IS FOUND ON THE BEACH. AND A FORMER FRIEND BEGS DETECTIVE EVA ROBERTS TO SAVE HER LIFE…PI Eva Roberts is hired by former school friend Lauren Jaeger. Lauren’s cruel partner refuses to let her leave him but he will certainly kill her if she stays.When a second body is found on the beach Lauren’s domestic case soon feels like a distraction... And what starts as a day of rest turns into the beginning of a nightmare.BOOK 3: INTO THE SHADOWSA ONCE FAMOUS ARTIST LIVES IN CONSTANT FEAR OF ATTACK, RECEIVING CODED THREATS AGAINST HIS LIFE. PRIVATE DETECTIVES EVA ROBERTS AND DAN BRADLEY ARE HIRED TO CRACK THE CODE AND IDENTIFY THE CULPRIT BEFORE THE ARTIST IS KILLED.But the private detectives face other problems. Eva and Dan’s romance is over. Dan is sleeping wherever he can find a bed, and the timing could not be worse – as his solo drugs case is about to reach boiling point.Perfect for fans of Ian Rankin, Helen Durrant, Janice Frost, Joy Ellis and LJ Ross. If you love to read gripping thrillers with flawed characters, a touch of humour and a hint of romance, you'll love The Later Cases.If you enjoy page-turning crime mystery novels, noir crime thrillers, heist crime thrillers, British crime thrillers and detective series with strong female characters - then Roberts and Bradley are for you.OTHER SERIES BY SOLOMON CARTER:LONG TIME DYINGLUCK AND JUDGMENTLONDON CALLINGTHE FINAL TRICKTHE LAST LINETHE DARKEST LIESTHE SECRET FEARTHE POISON PATH

The Wave

Lucy Jones and Kelly O’Brien each have their problems. When they meet in Phuket in December 2004 and share their troubles, the future begins to look more promising. But a tsunami sweeps through the resort causing tragedy and chaos. After recovering from her injuries, Lucy, whose husband died in the tsunami, travels to Llandudno in Wales to visit her in-laws. Thirteen years later, still in Llandudno and having established a successful business there, an unexpected visitor turns up on Lucy’s doorstep who turns her whole world upside down. She then has to consider how far she will go to protect all she holds dear. The Wave is a psychological thriller set in: Phuket, Thailand; Melbourne, Australia and Llandudno, Wales.

One Last Step (A Tara Mills Mysterya??a??Book One)

“First read by this new upcoming author and she has a winner with this series. Suspenseful from beginning to end.”--Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars“I was pulled in from the very start…in my mind it played out just like a movie.”--Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars“Absolutely loved this first in the series from start to finish. Fast paced and easy to follow with a storyline that was tense and exciting, I found it hard to put down.”--Goodreads Reviewer, 5 starsONE LAST STEP (A Tara Mills Mystery—Book One) is the debut novel in a new FBI mystery series by debut author Sarah Sutton.Two hikers go missing along the Appalachian Trail, leaving only a bloodstained forest behind them, and when another hiker collapses on someone’s porch in New Hampshire, murdered by crossbow, the local police realize they have a serial killer on their hands––and need to call in the FBI.FBI Agent Tara Mills is young, brilliant and new to the force. With a promising career in front of her, she faces the ultimate test when she is assigned the case. It soon proves to be more challenging than she ever could have imagined––an impossible riddle that leaves even her seasoned partner stumped.Meanwhile, something about the case stirs a darkness within her––a tortured past that even her long-term boyfriend doesn’t fully understand. As nightmares consume her, she only hopes that her past will not come back to ruin her once again.As more hikers go missing, and with her job on the line, Tara finds herself on a race against time as she combs through the forest’s trails. Peeling back each layer, she soon realizes that she is up against a true diabolical mastermind. And just when she thinks she has it all figured out, her instincts lead her to the most shocking truth of all.Book #2 in the series––ONE LAST BREATH––is also now available for pre-order!

Next To Disappear: An Emily Swanson Mystery (The Emily Swanson Series Book 1)

"A suspenseful murder mystery." - Readers' FavoriteNot every missing person is meant to be found…When troubled nurse Alina vanishes one night, it’s assumed she ran away from her violent husband. Until disgraced ex-teacher Emily Swanson moves into the couple’s former home.Emily’s life is in ruins and she’s meant to be making a fresh start. But when she learns about the missing nurse, she sees a chance for redemption. Because finding Alina could help right the wrongs of Emily’s past. All she needs to do is follow the clues.But what Emily doesn’t know is that Alina had a horrifying secret. One about the care foundation where she worked. And the closer Emily gets to uncovering the truth, the closer she gets to terrible danger.Inspired by a shocking true crime, Next To Disappear will keep you guessing from the edge of your seat. Fans of Karin Slaughter, Angela Marsons & Gregg Olsen will enjoy this dark and twisty British series from Malcolm Richards.Revised edition: Previously published as 'Lost Lives'.

Serenity (The Shelby Alexander Thriller Series Book 1)

More than 160,000 readers have been thrilled by the Shelby Alexander adventures. Continue the thrills with Serenity Stalked, book two in the series!Hart is "one of today's master thriller writers. " - San Francisco Review of Books.About the Series:Shelby Alexander is an aging ex-boxer and retired fixer who moves back to the small town of his youth to settle down. He'd like to spend his golden years fishing the waters of Michigan. But you don't live life as Shelby has and not make more than a few enemies. Throughout this pulse-pounding series, Shelby faces enemies both old and new, relying on the skills he's learned over the years to stay alive and bring his own brand of vigilante justice to the bad guys. Full of blazing action, close calls, and memorable characters, the Shelby Alexander series is one you'll want to revisit again and again.About the Book:A bullet slams into a wall just past Shelby’s head. A drug dealer offers him $10,000 for information regarding his dead sister. The local sheriff has Shelby in his sights. It’s just another day in the small town of Serenity.What Amazon readers are saying:★★★★★ "A well written, action packed suspense story that draws you in and doesn't let go until you've finished the book."★★★★★ "I read this book in one day. I don't do that any more but I couldn't put this one down."★★★★★ "It’s one of those books that come along once in a while that makes you want to read it non-stop until you get to the end."★★★★★ "A roller coaster ride, filled with drama, innuendoes, twists and turns, secrets, and betrayal, and a bombshell ending that will leave you spinning."★★★★★ "Do yourself a favor and read this book. Beware, however. You may get hooked on this series."★★★★★ "I hate to see a good book end! And this is a good book. Hart writes so understandably and convincingly. His words paint pictures that slap you in the face, give you goosebumps, and cause you to hold your breath. I sat down with this book, and when I looked up, hours had passed."★★★★★ "I was on the edge of my seat the whole time. If you like books with action and keeps you wanting to keep reading, then this is a must read."★★★★★ "Best afternoon I've spent with a book in a long time."

Gray Matter (Thomas Prescott Book 2)

★ BONUS DEAL - The Thomas Prescott Series (Books 1-4) is just $5.99 (Reg. $15.99) ★Thomas Prescott returns in a smoldering thriller of murder, treachery, and revenge.His love life in shambles, retired homicide detective Thomas Prescott returns to Seattle, the very place he fled from after his parents' deaths nearly a decade earlier. Just as Prescott is getting settled in, he sees a body floating in the private cove behind his boyhood home. It’s a woman. But not just any woman. It’s Ellen Gray—the governor of Washington—who has been missing for the past six weeks. The lead suspect in the governor’s murder is her husband, famed defense attorney, Adam Gray. But unlike the Seattle Police Department—where Thomas was fired from several years earlier—Prescott has his doubts about Adam’s guilt. Ignoring direct orders to stay away from the case, Prescott soon finds himself drawn into the heart of the investigation. Working side-by-side with SPD detective, Erica Frost, Prescott uncovers a sophisticated conspiracy linked to a new breed of killer. In his pursuit to catch a madman, Prescott’s investigation will take him from the state capital to the snow-covered peaks of the North Cascades and for the first time in his career, Thomas finds himself both the hunter...and the hunted.Thomas Prescott seriesBook 1: UnforeseenBook 2: Gray MatterBook 3: The AfrikaansBook 4: Show MeBook 5: Jungle Up (Coming April 2021)

Hot Winter Nights: A warm and witty winter read! (Heartbreaker Bay)

Hot Winter Nights is the sixth in New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis's Heartbreaker Bay series, featuring her trademark gift for humour, warmth and romance. Perfect for fans of Jill Mansell, Debbie Macomber, Nora Roberts and Marie Force. Who needs mistletoe?Most people wouldn't think of a bad Santa case as the perfect Christmas gift. Then again, Molly Malone, office manager at Hunt Investigations, isn't most people, and she could really use a distraction from the fantasies she's been having since spending the night with her very secret crush, Lucas Knight. Nothing happened, not that Lucas knows that-but Molly just wants to enjoy being a little naughty for once...Whiskey and pain meds for almost-healed bullet wounds don't mix. Lucas needs to remember that next time he's shot on the job, which may be sooner rather than later if Molly's brother, Joe, finds out about them. Lucas can't believe he's drawing a blank on his (supposedly) passionate tryst with Molly, who's the hottest, smartest, strongest woman he's ever known. Strong enough to kick his butt if she discovers he's been assigned to babysit her on her first case. And hot enough to melt his cold heart this Christmas.Want more warm, funny romance? Check out the other Heartbreaker Bay novels starting with Sweet Little Lies, visit stunning Wildstone, gorgeous Cedar Ridge, spellbinding Lucky Harbor or experience some Animal Magnetism in Sunshine, Idaho in Jill's other unforgettable series.