A full year after a painful divorce, Elizabeth’s seventeen-year-old daughter Lillian decides to visit a friend over the Fourth of July weekend but never returns home. With the help of her neighborhood friend Cole, Elizabeth tries to make sense of what really happened and hopefully bring her daughter home.
The Archseer has been murdered, leaving the Academy Magus—the world’s foremost center of magical learning—leaderless, but Isabel has her own problems to deal with right now. Being slowly ripped apart from the inside with every spell she casts, she’s running out of options.
Enter Gustobald Pitch, expert necromancer and self-styled wizard-detective. He will need Isabel’s help if he is to uncover the plot, avenge the Archseer's death, and remember exactly where he put his smoking pipe.
Neva has more problems than the average seventeen year old: a fear of mirrors, lips that cause death upon contact, an insatiable addiction to apples, and she's been doomed to repeat the same three years of her life over and over.
She may be the prettiest girl around, but her beauty has caused her nothing but trouble. Neva has been cursed by a vengeful coven of ruthless witches. She has a small window of time to break her curse, or she will have to live with her burdens for all eternity.
by V.B. Marlowe
In production now.
Selected for publication
on February 2, 2017
Ace Lone Wolf, a half-Apache gunslinger with a quick draw and a penchant for trouble, is about to be hanged for a murder he didn’t commit when Victoria, a beautiful English noblewoman, and her hulking manservant break him out of jail.
Victoria’s archaeologist father disappeared while on his latest expedition and she needs Ace’s help to find him. There’s just one little problem.
He was searching for the lost temple of Totec, and those who search for the temple have a way of ending up dead.
When Molly McKinley finds the books, six slim volumes with her name imprinted in the back cover, she’s drawn into the disturbing account of one woman’s unlikely bond with her stalker and her escalating terror with his sinister cat-and-mouse games. Each volume burns when she reaches the end. The narrator's fear and horror become Molly's own, bringing her closer to a danger that seems overwhelmingly real. When at last she reaches the final book - will it be the last in every sense of the word?
Welcome to Bettendorf. At first glance, it seems like a typical Midwestern town, but take a closer look and you might be surprised.
High schooler Jack Davies sees the darkness coming; he lives with it. Cold voices call out from the closet door; dead hands reach up from under his bed. Although he doesn't know it, Jack wields power, a power that has awakened an ancient evil.
Now, Jack must prepare himself to battle the dark forces that seek to enter our world and cast it into eternal darkness.
Socially awkward Blaze Bledsoe hides out at Dessie Bishop’s farm. For three years, she’s eluded one investigator after another, but just when she thinks it’s safe, her luck is about to run out in more ways than one.
Rance Keller, a hard living ex-con, fresh out of prison, arrives to claim the house his grandmother left him and finds a strange girl living there. Her lack of modesty, no filter, and word-of-the-day fetish baffles him, but those big green eyes and sweet mouth have him losing sleep.
Starting in the year 2015, every person born has an identical twin. What was dubbed the mysterious Set Mutation is now, twenty years later, a worldwide phenomenon. Penny and Sam, two 16 year old twins, have never understood why they are different from one another. While all the other sets of twins grow to be more alike, in every way, Penny and Sam struggle to fit in—they aren’t naturally the same person. Soon they will find out how deadly their secret really is.
Oracle Prime Leon Courtee risks it all to challenge the Empire's most sacrosanct divination—the Eternity prophecy. The next morning he disappears, along with an inconceivable truth that could cripple the Empire. When an unlikely champion uncovers a massive conspiracy, the regime bares its deadly claws. Innocent lives are turned into pawns in a game of treachery and deceit—a sacrifice deemed necessary to keep peace across the galaxy. Does truth stand a chance against the all-powerful Empire?
Shante Lockett is in love with the forbidden. Her heart had been broken a few times before but nothing like the pain Kappa Short had taken her through. The emotional rollercoaster they ride and games they play are a continuous struggle for her to hold on everyday. Swaylin Mercer is not exactly the most charming, charismatic, or handsome man but what he lacked he made up for in confidence and swag. Yet the one he craves doesn’t necessarily want him. Will she let him love her before it's too late?
Adam Azoulay scrapes out a meagre existence as a paparazzo in New York. One night he shoots video of an African president-for-life spending half his country’s GNP on jewelry for his mistress. The next day a non-profit charity run by a rich kid hires him to track down a reclusive human-rights icon who might’ve been in the video. When Adam discovers the icon has an ugly past, he learns that the world of human rights is one of secrets and even murder. The deeper he gets the more he must be stopped.
She's a voluptuous 38-year-old used to the spotlight. He's a 22-year-old cowboy, shocked by his sudden success. She thinks they’re too different. He thinks opposites attract. But the world is watching – and judging – their every move. In Hollywood, appearances are more important than reality. And everyone has a hidden agenda. Can the Funny Girl and It Boy combine their star power and live happily ever after? Or will the bright lights of Tinseltown blind them to what’s right in front of them?
by Jennifer Ortiz
In production now.
Selected for publication
on December 8, 2016
John has a condition, a sensitivity. He absorbs the memories of whatever or whoever he touches.
The cops call him in to help on a gruesome murder that only someone with his gift can solve.
The memories from the mutilated body are going to send John's life spiralling out of control, force him to cross every line, betray everyone who trusts him.
But he wants – he needs – to find the killer. Because the one thing that's clear about the woman behind the crime, is that she's a sensitive too.
Lysandra was born for one reason; to kill shifters. Princess of vampires, the heir to Vlad Dracula’s throne and the last descendant of Princess Anastasia, Lysandra lives in a castle of witches and human slaves, prophesied as the one to end the war between vampires and werewolves forever. Yet everything changes when Lysandra finds a dying wolf, and quickly falls in love. If she’s discovered, she will be put to death. But how can she stop the war when her worst enemy is her true love?
Rachel likes to think she’s inquisitive. Her husband Brian says she’s a snoop. In fact, he’s nicknamed her Gladys (as in Gladys Kravitz) after the nosy busybody from the TV show Bewitched. Lately, Rachel has gotten it into her head that a house in her neighborhood might be used to make porn videos. Her clues? The blinds are always drawn, and there are never any garbage cans at the curb. She’s determined to get to the bottom of the mystery if it’s the last thing she does.
John Lawrence loved Vicki Masterson his entire life. Long before he became a Marine and she became a socialite. They grew up together. But it wasn’t meant to be.
After John is disabled in Iraq, that couldn’t be more obvious. He struggles to start a new career while dealing with a prosthetic leg. Vicki recovers from divorce along with her own paralyzing self-doubt.
Enter ‘Growing Strong’ Vicki’s grandmothers landscaping business and a new start for both of them. Can they can get over themselves,
An English teenager is moments away from a death more horrific than anyone could possibly imagine. Billy Twigg has no recollection of how he’s come to be lying broken and exhausted in the demolished remains of a famous national landmark until a fraction of a second before he is to be killed. Then he remembers everything in a deluge of nightmarish memories that are too crazy to believe, yet too shattering to ignore.
Dana Waterfield’s well-organized life gets tipped upside down when the brutal murder of her twin sister Danielle threatens to unravel everything she’s worked so hard to achieve. Having found herself the sole guardian of her sister’s newborn love child, Jeremy, and at the receiving end of her ex- brother-in-law's unchecked rage, Dana flees to the safety of Dixon Ranch and the strong, muscled arms of cowboy Brock Dixon.
A serial killer is loose in Central Texas. The Hangman steals victims' DNA, disappearing without a trace. When Gerald Bryce investigates, he uncovers a far more sinister plot. Someone is intent on creating artificial life and harnessing its clairvoyant powers. Can he stop the Hangman before people he loves get hurt? And can he stop the larger plot before everyone in the city falls under a dangerous psychic spell? A ghostsuit may hold the key, by giving him an electronic set of spectral powers.
Drew Cutter, Chief of Security on a space station at the edge of the Known Universe—and struggling with his fear of space—unites with a reluctant Letty Taleen, heiress and CEO of Taleen Industries, to uncover an Alliance-wide conspiracy. Lurking at the other end of a wormhole is an alien race whose technology has outlived its biology.
Babylon 5 meets Firefly: Transmuted, book one of the Dark Landing series, is a space mystery/adventure, jam-packed with action, humor, and romance.
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