First Robin gets the email with its simple demand: dump your fiancé or else. Then someone puts up the slanderous Rotten Robin Website that threatens to crush her chances to win The Standout, a ballet-themed, fashion reality show. Surrounded by backstabbing co-contestants and haunted by mysterious ghosts from her past, Robin can't trust anyone, including herself. This psychological thriller is about love, betrayal, tall buildings, and finding the courage to jump.
Robin Starling traces a pistol that arrived in her mail to a recently murdered man who had been cheating on his wife. The police like the wife for the crime. The D.A. likes Robin as an accessory-after-the-fact. Robin, though she feels sympathy for the widow and her young son, likes running with her dog and hanging out with her teddy-bear boyfriend, but she is a young attorney in need of work. The case promises to be the case of her career right up to the moment when everything goes ballistic.
In 2098 human survival depends on genetic research to develop aquatic capabilities. It has never been more dangerous for the elusive sirens to be discovered. Until now they’ve remained eclipsed from human eyes, inhabiting a secret island. But when their youth rebel, the sirens decide to test the waters of open society by striking a deal with megacorp DiviniGen Inc. And they risk everything to do it. Will the risk be worth it or will the sirens be forced to face the darkness of eternal isolation?
I’m Jake Dial; after twenty years in NYPD narcotics, I’m back home as a private eye in a quiet Florida town. I plan for the worse case; paranoia runs my life. I drive an armored SUV and wear a bullet proof vest. I’m fighting crooks and cops in protecting my client, Carmen. After dreaming about it, I’m now accused of butchering her husband, Don, a cocaine smuggler dying hopelessly in debt to a Cuban supplier. As Don’s widow, Carmen is a target for the Cuban Mafia, and I’m in the line of fire.
At long last! Jessie Hewitt is about to take her rightful spot in the Hall of Fame. No, not the one for pool sharks. This is the Romance Writers Hall of Fame. Jessie's so excited she's even convinced über-hunky cop Wilson Rye to tag along for the induction festivities. But things don’t go exactly as planned. How could a conference called Happily Ever After take such a wrong turn? Take a guess.
In Ted Oswald’s Because We Are, ten-year old Haitian orphan Libète and her best friend Jak embarked upon solving a profound mystery that changed them forever. Now, in There is a Land, Libète must flee her home and all she knows, carrying a deadly secret she does not understand but cannot dare force upon another. A spectacular mystery that builds to a startling climax, There is a Land speaks to the powerful bonds that give us hope to strive for a better world.
Andi Stevenson knew her life would never be same after purchasing her new condo on Euphoria Lane. On day one, she finds the body of the Homeowners Association president. Day two, she discovers the property manager is her former fiancé. Day three, the new president begins his campaign of violation letters to force her to move. Day four, her sister, the owner of a detective agency, needs her help with the investigation of the murder. And day five, a full scale neighborhood war!
The time – now; the place – America, but in a world where the government controls all forms of art and creativity. Any music sowing the seeds of anarchy is banned – destroyed if found – its creators and listeners harshly punished. Merrin Pierce works as an undercover Patrol officer assigned to apprehend a man who threatens the safe fabric of society, only to confront everything she thought to be true – her values, upbringing, job and future. What will she choose – duty or desire?
Samantha’s been living in the shadow of her father all her life. But now she’s got plans of her own…like winning the Ranger Challenge, one of the toughest university competitions around.
Wesley’s the undisputed king of easy-come, easy-go—until a beautiful, mysterious girl walks right past his camera… and his photograph of her changes his life.
Goddess Rising is a coming-of-age novel unlike any you've ever read, and it will leave you asking: Who says you can't make your own destiny?
When billionaire bodyguard Luke Reynolds is enlisted to covertly protect a beautiful heiress, he’s determined not to allow the line between duty and desire to blur. The last time he did, pleasure came at too high a price. But will his duty to protect her place their hearts in the line of fire?
Brianna Atwood has exiled ‘commitment’ from her vocabulary, but Luke’s potent allure proves hard to resist. If she discovers his secret, will she still surrender to her billionaire bodyguard?
When ex-Disney “Imagineer” ride designer Mike Sullivan gets downsized out of the 'Magic Kingdom,' he creates a theme park ride in Las Vegas that sweeps riders back in time to experience the full-blown terror of the 1912 ocean liner disaster that changed the course of history. On her maiden voyage the modern-day Titanic sinks right on cue – like it should – filled with VIPs and Hollywood celebrities. But like its ill-fated ancestor, it’s REALLY sinking and not coming back!
At the age of sixteen,Abby is undergoing major household changes.Her mom is getting ready to remarry and her new step-brother is driving her insane.She keeps busy until the most deliciously handsome stranger appears and won't leave her alone.Wilhelm is unlike any other student that has come to Abby’s school.His emerald eyes and tattooed body don’t give a clue as to what he really is;a creature emerged from from a million miles underground,seeking revenge, treasure, & everything she holds dear.
While investigating an extortion scheme involving high-priced call girls and some of America's most powerful politicians, agent Adam Zak becomes embroiled in a deadly plot to manipulate election of the next President of the United States. During the run-up to the primaries, Zak and systems analyst Dreu Sason pick their way through an entangling web of murder, blackmail, and political intrigue that asks of both government and the media that cover it, "Who can we trust" and "How can we know?"
DARCY ROGUS, has been relocated to the middle of nowhere. But with her determination to succeed and her best friend by her side, nothing is going to get in her way, especially not a handsome and brooding next-door neighbor. BEN HAMPTON, has put his life on hold to take care of family, he can’t let himself get distracted by anything, even if those distractions come with enticing hazel eyes.
Staying away from each other is easier said than done on an island of less than three hundred people.
When an unscrupulous commercial fisherman is murdered, the local police investigator of the tiny Alaskan town has plenty of suspects including his own high school sweetheart. The investigation is complicated: the victim is clutching a 2,000 year old Tlingit halibut hook, the quirky locals are perfectly willing to lie for their own personal gains, and the twenty foot tides are washing away every bit of evidence. No matter how you look at it, fishing in Alaska is a deadly way to make a living.
Tom has been mostly cat for a long time, but when the witch who enslaved him dies, he has one last chance to become a man again--and maybe find love, too. He just needs to tell Cassie, a sensible girl who knows nothing about the witchy business all around her, that he's trapped in the body of the kitten she cuddles at night. But cats aren't known for their conversational skills, and a powerful warlock is determined to take Cassie for himself. Even worse? Tom is rapidly running out of lives.
The call comes in the middle of the night.
“Kate, I left a present for you at the Little River Bridge.”
Detective Kate Turner knows that means there’s another dead girl to haunt her dreams.
The press dubs the killer the Butcher, and the crimes are identical to those committed by Christopher Long in 1996. It seems he’s on the hunt again—except he’s dead.
Now Kate’s on the hunt, determined to catch the Butcher if it’s the last thing she does, and that’s just what the depraved killer has in mind.
Kennedy is 16 years old with a dominating (and gorgeous) best friend, a mother who won't leave the house, and a crush on the mysterious new boy in town. Her life is totally normal...or so she keeps telling herself. Until she discovers the body in the basement. And then, it's sayonara normalcy. And quite possibly...goodbye to everything she knows.
SCARS OF THE HEART is a historical romance set on the western frontier in 1865. As hostilities rage between the native Indians and the white settlers, two strangers--tainted by injustice and resentment--find they must reluctantly journey together in pursuit of their own objectives. While this half-breed Indian outlaw and spoiled eastern debutante also travel paths of self-discovery, will they learn to appreciate each other's differences and find love, despite their Scars of the Heart?
Abandoned by her parents at fourteen, Jessica knows what it means to struggle. Jessica’s vowed that getting her degree is the only thing she has time for, until a summer internship brings Justin into her life.
But Justin has scars of his own. A tour of duty in Afghanistan has left him with wounds. A medical discharge from the Navy leaves Justin struggling to make sense of his new reality. Then he meets Jessica; but can the two of them leave their pain in the past and make a future together?
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