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  • Ace Atkins

    Buried secrets, dirty lies, and unbridled greed and ambition raise the stakes down South in the lauded crime series from New York Times bestselling author Ace Atkins. Twenty years ago, Brandon Taylor was thought to be just another teen boy who ended his life too soon. That's what almost everyone in Tibbehah County, Mississippi, said after his body and hunting rifle were found in the Big Woods. Now two New York-based reporters show up asking Sheriff Quinn Colson questions about the Taylor case. What happened to the evidence? Where are the missing files? Who really killed Brandon? Quinn wants to help. After all, his wife Maggie was a close friend of Brandon Taylor. But...read more

  • Linda Howard

    Sallie wondered if Rhy would recognize her after seven years. She'd lost weight, loosened up and turned her talents to news reporting for one of the nation's leading magazines. After all this time, would Rhy Baines, the news publisher, recognize his wife? Sallie Jerome, a.k.a. Mrs. Baines, had picked up the pieces of shattered dreams after Rhy walked out. She'd become the independent, self-possessed woman he'd always wanted. Only now, she didn't want him... Or did...read more

  • Marla Cooper

    Wedding planner Kelsey McKenna is just a few hours away from wrapping up her latest job: a destination wedding in San Miguel de Allende. But just as the priest is about to pronounce them husband and wife, one of the bridesmaids collapses into a floral arrangement. Worst of all, Kelsey discovers that she hasn't just fainted- she's dead. Mrs. Abernathy demands that Kelsey fix the matter, and although she's pretty sure investigating a murder isn't in her contract, crossing the well-connected mother of the bride could be a career-killer. Before she can leave Mexico and get back to planning weddings, Kelsey must deal with stubborn detectives, another dead body, and a rekindled romance in this...read more

  • Barbara Allan

    In this latest Trash 'n' Treasures mystery, Brandy Borne's exceedingly eccentric mother, Vivian, has been invited to perform her one-woman interpretation of the Scottish play (sometimes called Macbeth) at the neighboring town of Old York's annual fete. As soon as they arrive tragedy strikes: the theater owner drops dead onstage while giving Vivian the grand tour. Before they know it, Brandy and Vivian are entangled in a progressively perilous murder plot. When a second victim turns up mysteriously murdered, the dynamic duo knows they've got to step into the spotlight. But the remorseless killer seems to be well rehearsed for the Borne girls...and won't leave even the smallest detail of...read more

  • Nappa Mike

    Fourteen miles east of Peachtree, Alabama, a secret is hidden. The secret's name is Annabel Lee. She doesn’t know why her enigmatic uncle has stowed her deep underground in a military-style bunker. He’s left her with a few German words, a barely controlled guard dog, and a single command: “Don’t open that door for anybody, you got it? Not even me.” Miles away in Atlanta, private investigator Trudi Coffey is visited by a mysterious older man calling himself Dr. Smith. He’s been trailing a man for a decade — a man she met through her ex-partner Samuel Hill — and the trail has led him to her office. The last...read more

  • Mike Nappa

    “A thrill ride.” — Tosca Lee, New York Times best-selling author As part of his street performance, a deception specialist who goes by the name The Raven picks his audience’s pockets while they watch. It’s harmless fun — until he decides to keep the wallet of a prominent politician, hoping for a few extra bucks. When he finds compromising photos of the councilman and his “personal assistants,” The Raven hatches a plan to blackmail the man. However, he quickly finds himself in over his head with the Ukrainian Mafia and mired in a life-threatening plot code-named “Nevermore.” Private...read more

  • Kelli Stuart

    Winner of the 2017 American Christian Fiction Writers’ Carol Award --Best Christian Fiction of the Year An epic novel exposing the ugliness of war and the beauty of hope.  The city of Kiev was bombed in Hitler's blitzkrieg across the Soviet Union, but the constant siege was only the beginning for her citizens. In this sweeping historical saga, Kelli Stuart takes the reader on a captivating journey into the little—known history of Ukraine's tragedies through the eyes of four compelling characters who experience the same story from different perspectives. Maria Ivanovna is only fourteen when the bombing begins and not much older when she is forced into work at...read more

  • Valerie Hansen

    EMT Kaitlin North can't believe the shooting victim at an isolated Ozark cabin is the man who once saved her life. Now the only way she can keep undercover police officer Daniel Ryan alive is to help him elude the hitmen on his trail. With danger closing in, can Kaitlin and Ryan trust each other's instincts...and take a chance on...read more

  • Marilyn Ross

    Will Anita lose her husband to the ghost with the porcelain face? When they inherit an ancient mansion, Anita and her husband Charles move in.  From the very beginning of their arrival at Shorecliff, Anita notices the change that comes over her husband. Charles turns into a sullen and brooding stranger.  He becomes obsessed with the legend of Amanda, a vain and beautiful murderess who kept forever young by wearing a mask of porcelain.  Though dead 100 years, Amanda seems to have taken complete control of Charles. When Anita is suddenly confronted by a ghostly figure with a porcelain face, she knows Amanda has returned from the grave to destroy...read more

  • Marilyn Ross

    Pamela Wales, the young governess at Ravenswood, can hardly believe her luck.  The man she adores - the brooding master of the palatial estate - wants her for his wife. For a little while she is so happy that she ignores the servants' gossip of old scandals and her fiance's involvement in a recent murder.  Suddenly she is almost killed.  Then a ghost pursues her through the mansion's sinister corridors. But the man she loves refuses to believe her.  Pamela wonders if she is going mad until she discovers a tombstone with her name on...read more

  • Marilyn Ross

    Arundel was cursed with a still unexplained secret from its sinister past. And when a series of strange, near-fatal accidents befell her, Marie was certain that the mysterious menace of the old mansion was reaching out to claim her as its next victim.   At first she clung to her new-found love for comfort and protection. Suddenly, she became aware that the killer who pursued her from the shadows of that doomed house could very well be her own husband! ...read more

  • Marilyn Ross

    From the moment she came to live at Phantom Manor, a rotting pile of stone she had suddenly inherited, Jan Davis became the terrified victim of a series of “accidents.”   The lurking murderer could be anyone whose life was tied to the dread secret of the eerie mansion; a homicidal, half-witted young man; a jealous relative who wanted the manor for herself; even a neighboring landowner with whom Jan had fallen in love.   But the hidden villain of Phantom Manor could also be one of the “unliving” — the legendary ghost that stalked its shadowy corridors, leaving horror and death in the echo of its unearthly footsteps… ...read more

  • Donis Casey

    Blanche Tucker longs to escape her drop-dead dull life in tiny Boynton, Oklahoma. Then dashing Graham Peyton roars into town. Posing as a film producer, Graham convinces the ambitious but naive teenager to run away with him to a glamorous new life. Instead, Graham uses her as cruelly as a silent-picture villain. Yet by luck and by pluck, taking charge of her life, she makes it to Hollywood. Six years later, Blanche has transformed into the celebrated Bianca LaBelle, the reclusive star of a series of adventure films, and Peyton's remains are discovered on a Santa Monica beach. Is there a connection? With all of the twists and turns of a 1920s melodrama, The Wrong Girl follows the daring...read more

  • Teri Emory

    The interwoven tales of three women unfold in the voices of Sarah, Miriam, and Beth, whose unshakable friendship takes root in a Buffalo college dorm in the late 1960s. Fueled by the optimism and bravado of that era, they charge into adulthood with high expectations and lofty ideas. They were, as Beth would later observe, the first generation of women to feel entitled to interesting lives. At times, they find themselves living long distances from each other as each of them seeks new directions and new locales?midtown Manhattan, a Florida suburb, coastal Savannah, the hills of Rome. Nonetheless, they remain deeply connected in the decades after college, sharing their joys and shepherding...read more

  • Marilyn Ross

     “I am NOT a witch!”   Regina Widden stirred restlessly in her bed as she fought to pull herself out of her nightmare…   At last, she opened her eyes and found that she was on a narrow cot in a small cottage. She turned to see a candle in a pewter holder burning on a wooden table beside her.   Suddenly, the door burst open and a young girl rushed in. Regina recognized her friend, Peggy.   “Regina Blake! You must get away from here at once!”   “Where am I?”   “Where else but in your mother’s cottage?”   “My mother’s cottage? What do you mean,...read more

  • Marilyn Ross

    The wrath of the voodoo gods means death!   Karen arrives at he Bagnold plantation in Haiti determined to uncover the truth about her cousin Sheila’s mysterious death. Sheila’s husband, Henri Bagnold, is not above suspicion — though Karen finds herself inalterably drawn to the handsome artist.   But Henri is not the only one who had a motive for murder. His beautiful adopted sister, Jean Marie, or his attractive blonde secretary, Dorothy, also had reason to want Sheila dead. So did Leonard, Henri’s cousin, who committed suicide after Sheila’s death and is said to stalk the Bagnold plantation now in zombie form.   Though the natives...read more

  • Martin Turnbull

    Hollywood, 1920 Alla Nazimova has reached the pinnacle of success. She is the highest-paid actress in town, with a luxurious estate, the respect of her peers, adoration of her fans, and a series of lovers that has included the first wife of her protégé, Rudolph Valentino. But reaching the top is one thing. Staying there is an entirely different matter. Nazimova dreams of producing a motion picture of Oscar Wilde’s infamous “Salomé.” It will be a new form of moviemaking: the world’s first art film. But the same executives at Metro Pictures who hailed Nazimova as a genius when she was churning out hit after hit now turn their backs...read more

  • Fred Lawrence Guiles

    Marion Davies was, in so many ways, created by and for William Randolph Hearst-their symbiotic relationship spanned from 1915 when W.R. first ogled her chorus-girl charms until his death in 1951. But she was much more quickly superannuated, cinema-historically speaking, by the Orson Welles-Herman Mankiewicz dumb-blonde caricature in Citizen Kane, paradoxically the most important film in her life. Fred Lawrence Guiles presents the life story of one of the most deft comedians in silent pictures-touching on Brooklyn, show biz, the engaging stammer, private-then-public Hearst inamorata, Hollywood, the Chaplin liaison, encounters with the famous, San Simeon, W.R.'s demise, the constant drinking...read more

  • Marilyn Ross

    The Dark Legend of Dunbar Manor terrified Ann Randall.  How long could she endure its horrifying attacks on her sanity - and her life? Dunbar Manor had always been a place of fear for Ann Randall.  Years ago her mother had been killed there by a black-hooded figure who escaped capture.  There were those who said that the phantom-like "thing" still roamed the eerie grounds at the dark of the moon. Ann had never expected to return to Dunbar Manor.  But one night she awoke in one of its shadowy rooms, her money gone, to find herself the fiancee of a sinister man she had never seen before!  She was informed that soon she would become the mistress of the great...read more