Roman Catholic priest Daniel Byrne served for 10 years as a
top level Vatican investigator until he exposed something
that changed his faith -- and life -- forever. When Daniel's
uncle, Tim Trinity, con man/evangelist, started speaking in
tongues and making predictions of future events that proved
100% accurate, the Read more...
Julia lives a contented life in London as a photographer
married to a surgeon with a teenage son. When Julia's
sister Kate is viciously murdered in a Paris alleyway,
profound grief takes Julia to a dark place. She is looking
for any connection to Kate's life as a Read more...
Software engineer/computer hacker Tucker is working to put
his life back on track after the murder of his wife.
However, the clear picture of who he is vanishes when he
learns that his deceased father had a second family he
preferred more than his first.
When a dead man Read more...
Known only as Kali, she assists the terminally ill to die
with dignity. She's affiliated with a euthanasia group
called Gifts of Deliverance, which has a network of 2600
people working is various ways to perfect assisted suicide.
Recently, Kali has been seeing a patient named Leland, but
when Read more...
Working for his mentor at La Jolla Investigations after
losing his job as a cop, PI Rick Cahill is one of the
best "peepers" in San Diego, but he wants to do something
other than taking bedroom pics of cheaters. Still troubled
by his wife's unsolved murder years ago Read more...
After losing their jobs and dealing with a miscarriage,
John and Erma Scott are moving to a new location with a new
job for John when they end up in Cavus, Montana, after
their car breaks down. With some of their tension eased by
the quaint town's locale and Read more...
Archaeologist Slater Roxton is a man of mystery with a
quiet self-assurance that some view as dark and cold. After
living abroad for several years, Slater has returned to
London after his father's death to manage his vast estate.
Widowed Ursula Kern has reinvented herself after a great Read more...
When German Detective Inspector Pia Kirchhoff and
Superintendent Oliver von Bodenstein are sent to
investigate the murder of an elderly Holocaust survivor,
they find the number 11645 written in the victim's blood
near the body. Then his autopsy reveals the old man is not
who he's claimed to Read more...
Minneapolis TV reporter Dana Nolan was kidnapped and
viciously assaulted by malevolent serial killer Doc Holiday
before miraculously managing to escape. Still suffering
from the gruesome injuries he inflicted and now dealing
with PTSD, Dana decides to return to her hometown to put
her life back together.
As she reconnects Read more...
Five years after Michael "The Tyrant" Tiranno saved Las
Vegas from a terrorist attack, he faces something even more
malevolent in the form of Vladimir Dracu, the evil leader
of an all-powerful criminal organization called Black
Scorpion. Holding much of Eastern Europe in a grip of fear,
Black Scorpion Read more...
When five members of a Tokyo family are murdered in San
Francisco's Japantown, the police bring in Jim Brodie, a
private investigator/antiques dealer proficient in
Japanese, to decipher the only clue left behind -- a piece
of paper displaying an unusual Japanese character, called a
kanji, written on it Read more...
As director of the charitable and prestigious Ballantyne
Foundation of Sea Pine Island, South Carolina, Elliott
(Elli) Lisbon is also expected to perform discreet
inquiries for the foundation's donors and close friends.
This works out well with her other pursuit as an official
PI-in-training. She just wishes Read more...
Nine years ago, Henry Pelham and Celia Harrison were
stationed in Vienna, Austria, with other CIA colleagues
when an attempt to rescue hostages of a hijacked airliner
failed miserably. Everyone on the plane was killed,
including the CIA operative on board who was trying to save
them. Was the plan Read more...
A decade ago in the small inland town of Lake Wales,
Florida, a massacre took place during a political
fundraiser for Birch Fairmont, leaving him and two others
dead in the aftermath. No one was ever apprehended for the
brutal crimes. Wanting to leave all the bad memories
behind, his Read more...
In December 1978, the doors to the First Bank of Cleveland
were closed, chained and locked up tight in the middle of
the night, leaving furniture, furnishings and files exactly
as they were when the employees left for the day. With a
federal investigation eminent in light of fraud
allegations Read more...
Ex-spy Thomas Bettany left the British Intelligence Agency
years ago after devoting decades of his life to undercover
work. Not long after, his wife died and his son, Liam,
blamed him for her death.
Estranged from Liam, Tom has drifted around Europe working
menial jobs and losing himself in Read more...
On a rainy night, an SUV is found at the base of an
embankment in rural New Hampshire. Sgt. Wyatt Foster deals
with the injured driver, Nicole Frank, who is frantically
calling for a young girl named Vero. However, a thorough
search of the area turns up no other occupant Read more...
After her excellent reporting of and help in solving a
child abduction case in Texas, investigative journalist
Kate Page was promoted to Newslead's world headquarters in
Manhattan, New York. It's here that she receives a call
from a detective working a bizarre crime scene in upstate
New York Read more...
For the past 40 years, the Chinese government has been
secretly working on an innovative zoo in Guangdong Province
to showcase a new creature they discovered in a deep
underground cave. Prior to the grand opening of the Great
Zoo of China, Chinese officials have invited a group of VIP Read more...
Desperate government officials are looking for a cure
for 'Gets, a terrible plague afflicting people of every age
all over the world. In their quest, they have built a
research lab, called Trieste, eight miles
deep at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean where cell-
regenerating Read more...
In the over 20 years I've been
reviewing books, my reading preferences
have changed, as you'll see from my
list of reviews. I went from historical
romance to contemporary romance to
romantic suspense to sci-fi/fantasy to
my current fave -
mystery/suspense/thriller. I used to be
game for just about anything, but I've
gotten more set in my ways lately. One
thing hasn't changed - my love of