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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Toni Blake

    The Red Diary, an erotic tale from rising romance star Toni Blake, takes readers on a sensual adventure in a story of seductive retribution. Lauren Ash keeps a private journal filled with her deepest, most intimate sexual fantasies... When house painter Nick Armstrong finds it, he plans to use the red-hot content to break Lauren’s heart—a proper revenge for the wrongs his family suffered at the hands of Lauren’s father so many years ago. Racy and fun, intimate and touching, The Red Diary features rich, compelling characters and a suspenseful, passionate escapade that you won’t want to put...read more

  • J. C. Reed

    Meeting Jett was like lightning. Dangerous. Better left untouched. And better forgotten. But lightning always strikes twice. Brooke Stewart, a realtor in New York, doesn't do relationships. When she's sent to a remote estate to finalize a real estate deal, she discovers her new boss is none other than the guy she left naked in bed. Sexy, dangerously handsome, and arrogant Jett Mayfield attracts trouble, and women, like a lightning rod. But the night he meets Brooke he gets more than he bargained for. The green-eyed millionaire playboy isn't used to taking no for an answer, and he isn't about to start now. When he proposes two months of no-strings sex, Brooke is intrigued and accepts his...read more

  • J. C. Reed

    Meeting Jett was like bad luck. Dangerous. Unpredictable. And better avoided. In his game, the stakes are high. But are they worth the risk? Brooke Stewart, a realtor in New York, finds forgetting is hard, but forgiving is harder. When the man she trusted betrayed her, she decides that the only way to forget is to move on. Brooke is determined to start a new life, until she meets him again: the green-eyed, sexy as sin, six-foot-two sex god. The man who played dirty. The man who played her. Sexy, handsome, and arrogant Jett Mayfield knows he has made mistakes. He could have any other woman, and yet it's Brooke he wants. When second chances collide with secrets and Brooke is threatened by...read more

  • Anie Michaels

    The last thing Ella Sinclair needed on her birthday was a cheating boyfriend, a broken heart, and a dead car battery in a remote beach town. At her greatest moment of need, the protective and sexy Porter Masters comes to her rescue. Ella takes a holiday week at the coast to discover herself and finds that her attraction to Porter is potent and undeniable. Uncertain of their future together, Ella struggles to open her heart to trust again. Porter Masters takes care of his own: his single mother, his company, and now he's compelled to protect the beauty that walked into his world. Never one for relationships in his past, Porter discovers that he was waiting all along for Ella. As their time...read more

  • Anie Michaels

    Ella wakes up to a world turned upside down, recovering both physically and emotionally from attacks she can't remember. Her only memory from the past weeks is a nameless voice that echoes in her mind, causing her heart to ache and her soul to seek 'Him.' Living a life without Ella is no life at all, and Porter decides to do whatever it takes to remind her of their love. Recognizing Porter without remembering him, Ella reacquaints herself with this gorgeous man, their explosive chemistry, and the possibilities that lie ahead. As Ella's memories resurface, so do demons of the couple's past, testing their strength and love. Porter is determined to fight for their future together, but will...read more

  • Anne Helen Petersen

    Believe it or not, America's fascination with celebrity culture was thriving well before the days of TMZ, Perez Hilton, Charlie Sheen's breakdown, and allegations against Woody Allen. And the stars of yesteryear? They weren't always the saints that we make them out to be. Part biography, part cultural history, the stories contained in this book cover the stuff that films are made of: love, sex, drugs, illegitimate children, illicit affairs, and botched cover-ups. Based on Anne Helen Petersen's popular column on the Hairpin, Scandals of Classic Hollywood is sensationalism made...read more

  • Carolyn Crane

    Angel Ramirez left the safecracking game five years ago, and she's worked hard to make amends and build an honest life. But when her beloved aunt is kidnapped, she must reunite with her girl gang to acquire the unique ransom: Walter Borgola's prized diamonds. It's a simple job that turns into a nightmare, thanks to a surprisingly clever-and searingly sexy-security guard named Cole Hawkins. Cole, one of the Association's most brilliant agents, is under deep cover investigating a ruthless killer. He's also running out of time: hundreds will die if he doesn't stop the plan that Borgola has set in motion. Catching Angel is the break that Cole needed. He promises not to turn her in if she poses...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

  • Carolyn Crane

    For deadly secret agent Peter Macmillan, language is a weapon-one he uses to hunt criminals, destroy plots, and charm enemies. Seducing information out of a beautiful singer in a Bangkok hotel should be easy . . . except that this particular singer has the power to destroy his cool façade, and with it, his last defense against a dark past. He tricked her. He helped himself to her body and her secrets. He has enemies everywhere. Laney Lancaster should hate Peter, but when she discovers him shirtless, sweaty, and chained up in the hotel's dungeon, all she can think about is freeing him. Because she knows what it's like to be trapped and alone. And she could use a dangerous friend. They...read more