When Iris is twelve years old, her mother is murdered. Six years later, the crime remains unsolved, but it’s the sudden death of her estranged grandmother - and Iris’s subsequent introduction to the prickly, yet entrancingly enigmatic Heathcliffe Monroe - that unlocks an even more complicated mystery. Between the lingering shadows of long-lost family secrets, and an overwhelming freefall into an entirely unexpected new world - the only guarantee that Iris has left is that there isn't one.
Camden Taylor is an undercover agent in the Wicked Disciples motorcycle club, investigating their heroin operation. When they kidnap a member of another club, Camden has no choice but to blow his cover in order to save the man's life.
Autumn Mason has lived with the president of the Wicked Disciples for years. Butch is merciless and abusive, and there’s no escaping him. But when she witnesses Camden being beaten and held prisoner, she has to make a desperate decision. Will she do what is right?
Seventeen-year-old Lisa Jacobs is determined to solve her father’s gruesome murder. But before she can begin, she is summoned to spend the summer with her Uncle Clayton, owner of Grand Hallow, a massive funeral and mortuary operation the size of a small city. The mystery deepens as she suspects the strange and chilling occurrences there are linked to her father’s death. With the help of her acid-tongued friend and deadbeat brother, Lisa must unravel Grand Hallow’s secrets—before it’s too late.
Attorney Quinn Jones is in over her head. Her husband, Jordan Chang, Annapolis grad and straight arrow businessman, has been found dead outside their NYC brownstone wearing clothes that aren’t his, and last seen at a place he never went while consorting with people he shouldn’t. NYPD has labeled Jordan’s death a suicide, so Quinn, now a target herself, needs to stay alive long enough to find out what really happened that day and why. . . And then, there's the daughter Jordan forgot to mention.
He came to Tangier to die, but life isn’t done with him yet. Tom Miller has lost his job, his wife, and his dreams. Broke and alone, he ends up in a flophouse in Morocco, ready to end it all. But soon he finds himself tangled in a web of danger and duty as he’s pulled into scamming tourists for a crooked cop while trying to help a Syrian refugee boy survive life on the streets. Can a lifelong loser do something good for a change? $500 of my advance will go to a charity for Syrian refugees.
Her fate has become lost in legends. Some say her creator destroyed her; others believe that fearful villagers burned her alive. Now, the mate that Victor Frankenstein created for his monster reveals her true story, from her awakening on the slab in the scientist's laboratory, through her tortured initiation into human society, to her desperate quest for a love of her own...even if she has to manufacture the lover she wants.
Macey’s first day in the college employee relations department ends with a knife at her throat.
Macey is certain things can’t get any worse. She’s wrong. An angry employee vows to put her on an online hit list. When he turns up dead, she’s a suspect—and on the hit list.
To keep her secrets and her life, Macey partners with Vince, a driven lawman, and fun-loving pathologist Brett, who drives everyone crazy with his quirky humor and his fart machine. Her cat Wikket grumpily leaps into the fray.
Why are so many planes falling from the sky? Why are two ex-CIA agents training terrorists in the Yemeni desert? Why is a religious cult transferring millions of dollars to bank accounts around the world? Are these events connected? Is this the mother of all conspiracies? Can MI6 analyst Sam Green, desperate to establish why her only surviving relative died in the latest plane crash, put aside her grief and make sense of it all? Or is the clock ticking just too quickly even for her?
For the young women living in Boston's North End in 1908, the Saturday Evening Girls Club is an escape from the drudgery of daily life. For Caprice, Ada, Maria and Thea, it's the one time each week the friends can be together. They support each other's dreams and help each other navigate romances and family clashes, cultural prejudices, loss and heartbreak. Through it all one thing is certain – they could not get through it all without their friendship, and the Saturday Evening Girls Club.
"You might wonder what my least-favorite student was doing in my living room. In a twist of fate that might seem hilarious if it happened to someone else, Davison was now my stepson."
Professor Molly Barda is looking forward to a quiet summer in Mahina, Hawai`i working on her research and adjusting to married life. But when a visit from her new husband's relatives coincides with a murder, Molly wonders what she's married into--and realizes she might have a killer under her roof.
Griffin Rinaldi’s dissociative disorder makes him feel disconnected from his body and mind. After his dad’s death, Griffin is haunted by a red-haired boy only he can see. His sole support is his grandfather, Soren, an author of Outer Banks ghost stories. When a rare blizzard hits the Outer Banks, Griffin recognizes the boy as a vengeful specter from Soren's tales. Unsure if the boy is part of his disorder or an evil entity, Griffin must struggle to save his life, his sanity and maybe his soul.
Young billionaire Sebastian Montero has hunted killers for seven hundred years, the murder of his baby brother still haunting his dreams. After a teenage girl is ritually butchered, Sebastian joins the LAPD in their search for the man known as “The Voodoo Killer.”
When Sebastian is nearly strangled by malevolent spirits invading his home, he realizes his target is a man with formidable magical powers. But he doesn't know how dangerous the Voodoo Killer has become.
Human beings fear pain. We fear loss and death. But perhaps our most primal fear is the fear of being eaten alive.
When the zombie apocalypse begins on the island of Oahu, Kai Kavida and his siblings must fight for their lives as they seek safety and escape. Nanomedicine gone haywire inside of the human body turns strangers, neighbors, and friends into slavering lunatics, impervious to pain and fear. They are not dead, nor are they alive – they are simply violence incarnate.
In the tumultuous 1860s, David Whitlock enlists in the hellish Civil War, leaving his wife Suzanna to manage the family mill. With a son keeping a Pony Express station in Paiute Indian country and a daughter campaigning for women's rights in mid-century Chicago, Suzanna finds herself a lone woman in a man's world. When reports of her husband’s death place the future of the mill at risk, she battles prejudice, loneliness, and greed to keep the estate intact as she struggles to reunite her family.
The first day of trial, the defendant bared his nicotine-stained teeth at the jury as it filed into the courtroom. His clothing, combined with his yellow teeth, oily hair, and prominent hooked nose, made him look like Lucifer’s indigent second cousin. It soon became clear to everyone, including Robin Starling, his idealistic attorney, that he would have killed Bill Hill if he had felt like it. The only question was, had he felt like it back on that brisk March day?
Amon Mikende and Patrice Flowers seemed different as night and day. He was a sought after young architect. She was a struggling college student. He was sensuality personified and she was undeniably intrigued. Amon wasn’t thrilled by their ten year age gap, but he found Patrice impossible to ignore. For a time, she forgot her past. She forgot that in college, there were always back doors that resulted in secrets best kept hidden. Those secrets would haunt her longer than she could ever imagine.
Tess, a southern girl with a crazy family and a brand new college degree, wants nothing more than for her life to start. When her uncle dies unexpectedly, she inherits more than his old truck. Lifetimes of family secrets unravel and nothing will ever be the same. After learning that she is not only a Fire Bird, but also half Nunnehi—the Cherokee equivalent to a fairy—Tess is forced to fight for her life. Good thing she was raised by two tough southern ladies.
What if most humans chose to tie their minds to an Artificial Intelligence? What if man had conquered the Solar System and what if the only place to be free of that AI was living off-world? What if Earthlings decided Off-Worlders were a threat... In 2101, Saturn and its vast system of moons are the wild frontier. The only caveats to living there: the funds to fly a billion miles into space and a pledge to keep vigil against the threat of AI. Otherwise, what you do out there is your business.
A quiet little mountain town is hiding a big problem. When the townsfolk of Raven's Peak start acting crazy, Abigail Dressler is called upon to find out what is happening. She uncovers a demonic threat unlike any she's ever faced and finds herself in a fight just to stay alive. She is aided by the unlikeliest of allies, Haatim Arison, who has stumbled into a world he doesn't fully understand. Can they discover the cause of the town's insanity and put a stop to it before it is too late?
What do a creepy moth, naked werewolf, Harley-riding monster killer, ancient vampire, and crazy old lady hiding in the woods have in common? It seems they’re all trying to thwart Marlee Burns’ goal to be normal. Of course her uncontrollable telekinesis and the mercenaries trying to kidnap her don’t help much either. Now she must embark on a journey to discover the origins of her power and get rid of it, before whoever is trying to catch her and dissect her like a lab rat succeeds.
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