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The Secret Keepers (Black Water Tales Book 1)

It’s midnight when Regina Dean she receives a harrowing phone call. On the other end of the line a scratchy voice whispers, “They found her, Regina…they found her.” Over the phone Regina learns that the corpse of her best friend, Lola Rusher, has been found and she must return to her, Godforsaken, hometown of Black Water for the funeral of the beloved girl who disappeared when they were both only sixteen years old. Regina returns to Black Water and is reunited with a cast of old friends. Soon Regina realizes that the details revealed with the discovery of Lola’s corpse do not make sense, especially the fact that Lola’s body was dug up on the land of their childhood piano teacher. Determined to lay Lola to rest, Regina launches her own investigation, but someone in Black Water warns Regina to STOP DIGGING. She is thrown into a race to solve the mystery before she loses her mind or meets Lola’s fate.Though Regina’s hometown is a fun house of disturbing characters and distorted images, the truth about what happened to Lola Rusher will be revealed along with a most unexpected and perverse secret that threatens to expose everyone in Black Water. Everyone knows something, but no one knows everything…

The Woman At Twenty-six

'It was as if whoever or whatever was in there knew I had arrived and at last had what they wanted. Something was waiting for me and I shuddered and felt a cold trickle of sweat run down my spine.'It had all started so perfectly, but life never turns out quite as you planned. ‘Our new home,’ Beth had whispered. ‘Our dream house. New beginnings.’ But she couldn’t have been more wrong…From the author of the Write Here, Right Now 2018 Prize shortlisted 'When She Was Bad' and the acclaimed 'Bad For Good', a new novel that will chill you to the corePraise for Neil Bailey’s Barclay & MacDonald novels“A highly original and promising debut … For a debut novel, this is unusually polished” Bea Davenport, author of The Misper“This novel is extraordinary in many ways. It’s crisply written, witty and entertaining with plot twists that keep you guessing throughout. The author has created characters that should endure and endear for years (and sequels) to come. Looking forward to their continuing adventures ... Bravo!”

Hellbeast: A Paranormal Thriller (The ARC Chronicles Book 3)

Heroes don't always walk in the light.The fate of the world is balanced on a knife's edge. Despite everything Madden and Eva have been through to prevent it, the ARC Council is in disarray and demons roam the Earth.The Apocalypse is closer than ever, and the solution couldn’t be further from her grasp. Eva has to throw off the yolk of personal tragedy and follow her destiny to the one place she doesn't want to go. The one place she cannot hope to avoid.

Hellbounce: A Paranormal Thriller (The ARC Chronicles Book 1)

A damned fine tale." - David Farland, New York Times Bestselling AuthorPrison psychologist Eva Ross has dealt with her share of sinners. The corrupt, the insane; their minds were hers to unlock. But when those around her start to show the same characteristics, she is forced to turn to a stranger for help.Together with the mysterious Madden Scott, Eva enters a new reality. As the world around her shifts, secrets barely hidden under the surface are revealed.In an adventure that takes them through nightmares and across continents, Eva and Madden enter the shadowy world of Anges de la Resurrection des Chevaliers: the last barrier between earth and what lies beneath.Praise:★★★★★ - "The plot and storyline were fantastic. The definition of the characters, and the descriptions throughout the book painted wonderful pictures. The author had a new take on demons, and kept the interest and mystery going until the end."★★★★★ - "Matthew Harrill has created a perfect balance with a dark dystopian world full of fantastic action and well rounded characters."

Here After

LOVE. LOSS. OBSESSION. REDEMPTION.Following the death of his ten-year-old son, physician Peter Croft embarks on a desperate, seemingly random search for a missing child, risking his sanity, even his life in a grief-induced quest. His journey propels him into the darkest reaches of human suffering, and pits him squarely against an adversary whose own obsession defies all reason.Here After is a story of love, loss, obsession and redemption, with gripping action sequences and a subtle paranormal underpinning. A compelling read from a seasoned storyteller, Costello’s sixth novel will keep you reading deep into the night.Here After has been optioned to film by David Hackl, director of Saw V."An...effective missing-child story with a twist." — Kirkus Reviews (kirkusreviews.com)

The Mother of all Things: The twists keep on coming in this addictive psychological thriller (Godless Creatures Book 1)

SAVAGE BEGINNINGS SPAWN BRUTAL ENDS★★★★★ Fast-paced, scary, so well thought out and so rewarding to read - Extremely well written. Kept me on the edge of my seat the whole way through. Left me feeling extremely satisfied.★★★★★ Clever and compelling psychological thriller - Shocking, tense, gripping, surprising, thought-provoking, dark and chilling.Following a traumatic event and the break up of her marriage, Elaine returns to her childhood home in North Yorkshire.Between reconnecting with her mother and keeping the two children occupied over the summer holidays, Elaine starts renovating the run-down farmhouse.Unsettled by terrifying nightmares, the stirring of memories long forgotten, and eerie happenings at the house, she worries her imagination is getting the better of her, a fear soon allayed when confronted by an intruder.The next day a police officer disappears, his last known location, her property.A missing policeman, a suspicious psychiatrist, and an old adversary add to her increasing tension, but when she wakes up covered in blood next to the body of a masked man, things spiral out of control.Facing demons both past and present, Elaine must fight for her sanity, unless, it’s too late.★★★★★ The Mother of all reads! - Really enjoyed this book. The first half develops the characters well, ready for the clever, fast-paced second half. It's hard to decide what genre this book fits in. As a lover of James Herbert and Stephen King, I would say it would probably be along the lines of a psychological thriller/horror.★★★★★ A must-read - Wow! This book had me gripped from the very beginning. So many twists and turns.★★★★★ The best novel I’ve read in a long time - A brilliant novel. The detailing in the description of the characters, places and dreams are breathtaking.★★★★★ An absorbing, disturbing and kinetic thriller that balances a tight rope between a conventional whodunnit and a Gothic horror.★★★★★ In The Mother Of All Things, Mr Blake melds mystery, crime, suspense, drama, and action in a story seeping with dark paranoid tension.Fans of writers such as Stephen King, Ruth Ware, Megan Abbott, Dean Koontz, Peter James, Jeffery Deaver, C. J. Tudor, are in for a real treat and will not be disappointed.

Aether Witch (Witches of Mountain Shadow Book 1)

Premonitions of death. Murder in a small town. A killer is on the loose, and the coven fears it might be one of their own.The Grimes sisters aren’t normal — even by witches’ standards. For weeks, Fiona has been having chilling visions of death, and Eleanor sees restless spirits nearly everywhere she goes. It doesn’t help that Mountain Shadow is a strange place to begin with, where rumors of curses fly as fast as salt-water taffy on a warm summer day.When a string of gruesome murders rocks the small town, Fiona and the rest of her coven begin to worry that a fellow witch may be the killer. Even worse? A witch hunter has just moved in next door, and he suspects the coven. When it seems that Eleanor might be the next victim, it will take an unlikely alliance and all the witches’ combined powers to stop the killer before it’s too late.Aether Witch is Charmed meets Gilmore Girls. If you love a dark supernatural mystery with witty banter and unforgettable small-town characters, this book is for you!

The Girl Who Sees (Sasha Urban Series Book 1)

I'm an illusionist, not a psychic.Going on TV is supposed to advance my career, but things go wrong.Like vampires and zombies kind of wrong.My name is Sasha Urban, and this is how I learned what I am.

Out There (The Ted Armitage Trilogy Book 1)

She's a single woman whose car just broke down on a desolate stretch of road.He's a psychopath who kidnaps lone women and tortures them on his farm.They're both about to meet their worst nightmare.After getting snatched from the side of the road, Charlotte Walker finds herself in a fight for her life. She soon discovers that her captor is a serial killer who has gone undetected for years. While escape seems impossible at first, Charlotte eventually realizes that she might have one chance. But even if she managed to get away, what else is waiting for her out in the forest?Charlotte soon finds herself in the company of another, very different man. John Harrison lives alone, and the last thing he wants is to be disturbed by outsiders. When Charlotte arrives, with her captor in hot pursuit, she quickly learns that not everyone wants to be a hero. Some people just want the world to pass them by, and John Harrison in particular is willing to do anything to make sure that he's left alone. Even if that means taking a few prisoners himself.Out There is a horror story about a woman fighting to survive, a killer who desperately wants to make sure that his crimes go undiscovered, and a man who wants nothing to do with either of them.

Mist At The Beach House (Beach House Mysteries Book 1)

Murder, Mermaids Legends, & a Kitten from the Mist.Morgan Seaver returns to her family home on Pearl Island, expecting a warm welcome. Instead, she finds her aunt has been murdered, and accusing fingers are pointing her way.Soon she finds more than a murder needs to be solved. Her family has a history with the island, one that she is finding brings the legends of mermaids and her ancestors to the present. She must solve the murder to clear herself and come to terms with a past that has a hold of her future.Start reading A Beach House Mystery with book 1 of 6.

Berkley Street: Supernatural Horror with Scary Ghosts & Haunted Houses (Berkley Street Series Book 1)

An abandoned house. A forgotten evil. Home sweet home…Shane Ryan returns to Nashua and the childhood memories that drove him to join the Marines. After a prolonged legal battle with his aunt and uncle, Shane has possession of the family home where his parents disappeared over 20 years ago. The house, a monstrous castle filled with ghosts and secrets, is more alive than its inhabitants.When his aunt and uncle come to town, then vanish, Shane's life takes a turn for the worse. Detective Marie Lafontaine immediately labels Shane as the prime suspect. And in a race against time, Shane desperately searches for clues about his parents. But there's something lurking beyond the walls and beneath the surface. Something sinister that has haunted him ever since he saw its face in the pond behind the house. And it isn’t happy that Shane is back. It isn’t happy at all.

Surviving The Evacuation, Book 1: London

Would you survive the evacuation?The outbreak began in New York. Soon it had spread to the rest of the world. People were attacked, infected and they died. Then they came back. Nowhere is safe from the undead.As anarchy and civil war took grip across the globe, Britain was quarantined. The press was nationalised. Martial law, curfews and rationing were implemented. It wasn’t enough. An evacuation was planned. The inland towns and cities of the UK would be evacuated to defensive enclaves being built around the coast, in the Scottish Highlands and in the Irish Republic.Bill Wright broke his leg on the day of the outbreak. Unable to join the evacuation, he watched from his window as the streets filled with refugees, he watched as the streets emptied once more. He watched as they filled up again, this time with the undead.He is trapped. He is alone. He is running out of food and water. He knows that to reach safety he will have to venture out into the wasteland that once was England. On that journey he will ultimately discover the horrific truth about the outbreak, a decades old conspiracy and his unwitting part in it.The first novel in the post-apocalyptic series “Surviving The Evacuation”. (74,000 words)

Surviving The Evacuation, Book 3: Family

Nations collapsed. The undead rose. Some people survived.Three months after escaping from London, Bill discovers the true extent of the global war that followed the outbreak. Most of the world has been destroyed, but there is a safe haven in a small village on the Irish coast.When he is told of the sanctuary awaiting them, he also discovers that the scientist who created the virus escaped from New York. In order for any of them to ever truly be safe, Bill will have to head north to confront the man, discover the truth behind the outbreak and finally choose between his old family and his new one.This is the third volume of his journal. (78,000 words). Please Note: This novel features characters who first appeared in the short story Zombies vs The Living Dead.The story of post-apocalyptic Britain continues in Book 4: Unsafe Haven, but the story of the outbreak in New York, and of Sholto's attempt to destroy the cabal behind it, is told in Here We Stand: Infected, out now.

Prophecy (The Owens Chronicles Book 1)

I was falling, the air like ice against my face, but a calm rushed over me, like I was finally at peace. He wasn’t going to get me. We were safe… When eighteen-year-old honor student Lucy Owens discovers her family secret, she must leave the world she knows behind or suffer a fate worse than death.Dubbed "that weird Owens girl" since grade school, Lucy struggled to find her place in the small, New England town she grew up in. She lived a quiet, sheltered life with her guardians, surrounded by the memories of her ancestors. Lucy bears a striking resemblance to some of these Owens women, down to the crescent moon shaped birthmark on the back of their necks.Among her only visitors are two young men, Embry and Gabriel, who claim to be friends of the family. When prom night takes a sour turn, Lucy is forced to take shelter with them from a mysterious man hell-bent on acquiring her.She also discovers that Embry and Gabriel are Gifteds, a subset of humans with supernatural abilities who don't die until their job is done. In this case, they claim their job is to protect Lucy’s line. But as she gets to know them and her family’s history better, she has to wonder if their ultimate goal is to keep her safe, or to stop the man who’s after her?Prophecy is a coming of age supernatural novel by Amanda Lynn Petrin. If you like strong heroines who keep fighting no matter how many times they are knocked down, then you’ll love this paranormal adventure.Get your copy and discover the Owens Chronicles today!

Surviving The Evacuation, Book 2: Wasteland

Nowhere is safe from the undeadBillions died during the global civil war that followed the outbreak. Anarchy took grip. Chaos ruled. The world collapsed. In Britain, the evacuation failed. Nowhere was safe from the undead.Four months after the outbreak Bill Wright has found safety in a ruined Abbey in southern England, but he is still alone. All he has for company are the files sent to him by his shadowy contact, Sholto. On those, he believes he has found the origins of the undead, and the vast conspiracy in which he discovers he played an unwitting part.He needs answers, and knows the only place they will be found is at the facility that created the virus. As he journeys through the desolate ruins of a dead civilisation, he meets other survivors. He rescues some, is rescued by others, but ultimately discovers that zombies are not the most deadly threat in an undead wasteland. (76,000 words).

Born to be Bound (Alpha's Claim Book 1)

“Unapologetically raw and deliciously filthy, Shepherd & Claire's dark, gritty story is an emotional punch to the gut!” - Anna Zaires, New York Times bestselling authorEvery bit as ruthless as his reputation suggests…Shepherd ravages both Claire and her conquered city, refusing to let either slip through his fingers.He steals Claire's innocence and future by forcing a pair-bond on the rare, unwilling Omega female. Violent, calculating, and incapable of remorse, he demands his new mate's adoration. Her attention. Her body. Publisher's Note: The first book in Addison Cain's exciting, raw, and suspense-filled Paranormal series is a Dark Romance featuring complete power exchange.

The House of Jack the Ripper: The Complete Series

For the first time, the complete story of The House of Jack the Ripper is available in one volume.When she breaks into an abandoned London house, Maddie Harper thinks she's simply lucked into a place to sleep for the night. She soon discovers, however, that this is no ordinary house. More than a century earlier, this house was home to the man who became Jack the Ripper. And just because the man is dead, that doesn't mean he's not still dangerous.As Maddie struggles to deal with the evil that lurks in the house, she begins to learn more about the true story of Jack the Ripper. When Doctor Charles Grazier set out to save his wife, he never intended to become one of the world's most notorious serial killers. Nor did he intend to come face to face with a powerful force that threatened to change the world forever. Was the real Jack the Ripper simply a murderous monster, or was there far more to his story?By the time she uncovers the shocking secret at the heart of the house, it might be too late for Maddie to escape.The House of Jack the Ripper: The Complete Series is an omnibus containing all eight of the original books that were published in this series: Broken Window; In Darkness Dwell; Cradle to Grave; The Lady Screams; A Beast Well Tamed; Doctor Charles Grazier; The Raven Watcher; and The Final Act.

The Beast on the Tracks

They say the railroad in Sobolton was abandoned years ago. They say trains no longer run through the town. They're wrong.When Richard and Milly meet late one night at a party, they're each hiding a deadly secret. As the stars above Sobolton burn brighter than ever, the forces of fate seem determined to push the pair together. Or is the beast on the tracks simply reaching out and trying to draw them closer?Soon, Milly and Richard discover the horrifying truth about the beast, and about its endless hunger for blood. Trapped in the clutches of a powerful evil, they search for a way out. But will their escape require them to make the ultimate sacrifice? And what dark force lurks in the heart of the beast itself?The Beast on the Tracks is a horror novel about two people who have done terrible things, about an evil force that reaches from coast to coast, and about the possibility of redemption.

Open Evening (The Order of the Following Series)

Sometimes you don’t get to choose where you are placed in the collective ecosystem of a high school.Luke Hartford spends his days on the fringes of social inadequacy. A normal day at his small town American High School can be described as horrific. That is until events take a turn for the worse. After a vision, Luke realises there is something other than the horror of trying to fit in lurking just under the surface.A mysterious stranger arrives in town and the teachers are acting weirder than normal. Soon enough Luke and an unlikely team of allies must fight their way towards survival, even if they don’t really know who to trust. The question is, who will survive the Open Evening?“If I can see you, they can see you.”