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It’s for her protection that he keeps the secret, but inside he’s dying to tell her.

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He'll challenge the ultimate evil--for the woman he loves.

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A second steal her heart.

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The Marquis of Wythebury is expecting an ordinary Christmas—until he meets the mischievous Miss Prim

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A crippling fear of the future is rooted in the past.

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Their beautiful love and marriage will be tested to the limits through twists and turns before the dramatic final outcome readers will love.


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Written in Fire
by Marcus Sakey
"The struggle for equality between "normals" and "brilliants" finally achieves a powerful resolution."
Posted January 7, 2016

Brilliants, also labeled as abnorms, are people endowed with special gifts. Horrific events of the recent years, which revealed secret academies where brilliant children were brainwashed, saw the escalation of John Smith's terrorist society and brought about legislation to microchip abnorms, have eventually led to the destruction of three Read more...

The Winter Girl
by Matt Marinovich
"A man's obsession with a vacant house next door sets off a terrible chain of events."
Posted January 6, 2016

Scott and Elise have moved into her terminally ill father's house in the Hamptons. Elise spends her days at the hospital with her dying father, and Scott, a freelance photographer, has little to keep him occupied, especially since it's the dead of winter. He then notices a bedroom Read more...

Gone Black
by Linda Ladd
"An impressive addition to the highly suspenseful Claire Morgan Investigations series."
Posted January 1, 2016

Claire Morgan and Nicholas Black have been through a lot to get to where they are now. Finally, everything is going well for them, both personally and professionally. Black has waited a long time for Claire to agree to marry him and then to set a date for the wedding Read more...

The Locker
by Adrian Magson
"A bizarre note left in a fitness club locker will irreparably alter the lives of a family."
Posted December 30, 2015

Nancy Hardman cannot believe what is written on the note in her locker at the fitness club. Her daughter, Beth, has been kidnapped with the only stipulation being that Nancy is not to tell anyone except her husband, Michael. But Nancy has no idea where her freelance charity worker husband Read more...

After the Crash
by Michel Bussi
"The only survivor of a plane crash becomes a pawn in the lives of two families."
Posted December 30, 2015

On the night of December 23, 1980, a flight from Istanbul to Paris crashes into the snowy Swiss Alps along the French border. Of the 169 passengers on board, only one survives. A three-month-old baby girl is rescued near the wreckage, but two female infants were listed as Read more...

Time of Departure
by Douglas Schofield
"An investigation into murders from the 1970s leads to some unbelievable conclusions."
Posted December 21, 2015

When a highway construction crew discovers two skeletons in a shared grave, Florida state prosecutor Claire Talbot is assigned the case. With her reputation as a ruthless prosecutor and thorough investigator, Claire is not well- liked by some of her colleagues. Nevertheless, no one can deny her strong tactics produce Read more...

Secret Sisters
by Jayne Ann Krentz
"Repercussions of Events from Almost Two Decades Ago Return to Haunt Two Secret Sisters."
Posted December 7, 2015

Eighteen years ago, in a hotel on a small island off the Washington coast, Madeline and Daphne are forever bound by the terrible events of a dark night filled with bloody death. Though they swear to be secret sisters, their lives take different paths after leaving the island that night Read more...

An Evil Mind
by Chris Carter
"A chilling psychological thriller featuring a shockingly evil serial killer."
Posted November 24, 2015

Criminal behavior psychologist Robert Hunter is the lead detective for the Ultra Violent Crimes Unit, a special division created by the LAPD to investigate vicious homicides/serial homicides where extreme brutality is involved. Robert is the best at what he does and continually declines offers made by the FBI to Read more...

The Edge of Lost
by Kristina McMorris
"An Irish lad faces hardships in a long journey"
Posted November 16, 2015

In 1919 Dublin, 12-year-old Shanley Keagan is left with his uncle after his mother dies. At her death, she told Shan that his real father was a U.S. sailor. With nothing for them in Ireland, Shan's uncle accepts an offer to sail to the United States Read more...

Playing with Fire
by Tess Gerritsen
"A handwritten piece of sheet music found in an antique shop tears a violinist's world apart."
Posted October 15, 2015

While in Rome giving a violin performance, Julia Ansdell searches for souvenirs to take home to Boston to her husband, Rob, and three-year-old daughter, Lily. At an antique shop, she finds an old book of music and a loose page falls out. The page is a handwritten composition Read more...

The Survivors
by Robert Palmer
"Robert Palmer's debut novel is a thought-provoking psychological thriller."
Posted September 30, 2015

As a young boy, Davie Oakes witnessed the suicide of his mother after she killed his father and his two older brothers. She also severely wounded his best friend and neighbor, Scottie Glass. When his aunt and uncle adopted Davie, his name was legally changed to Cal Henderson. He is Read more...

Strong Light of Day
by Jon Land
"Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong is involved in yet another perplexing, complex and explosive case."
Posted September 30, 2015

Something discovered deep in a cave in Afghanistan in 2003 has found its way to Texas. Dealing with the malevolent ramifications will take every bit of control, agility, strength, and intelligence Ranger Caitlin Strong, aided by Cort Wesley Masters, Colonel Paz, and Ranger D.W. Tepper, can muster. It all Read more...

The Searcher
by Simon Toyne
"The fate of a small town rests in the hands of a man with no memory."
Posted September 25, 2015

While most of the citizens of Redemption, Arizona, are standing at the graveside of young James Coronado, a plane crashes a few miles down the main road. The huge explosion and wall of fire sends everyone into panic mode. Racing to the fire, the chief of police encounters a man Read more...

The Flood
by David Hewson
"A richly detailed mystery with an abundance of history about Florence, Italy."
Posted September 25, 2015

In 1986 Florence, Italy, defacement of an Adam and Eve fresco in Brancacci Chapel seems more serious than simple vandalism. Could it be the start of something more sinister and dangerous, as ex-detective Pino Fratelli believes? The cunning and persistent Fratelli wants to be involved with the investigation, but Read more...

Every Second
by Rick Mofina
"Journalist Kate Page is shocked by what she uncovers in her latest investigative story."
Posted September 25, 2015

Dan and Lori Fulton moved from California to New York with their young son to start a new life. They've settled in well, eventually putting the past behind them. However, it all comes crashing down when four heavily armed men invade their home and attach bomb vests to each Read more...

Pretty Girls
by Karin Slaughter
"a gritty and frightening psychological thriller"
Posted September 14, 2015

Alienated from her family for over 20 years since her sister Julia's disappearance, Claire is devastated when her husband is murdered during a mugging. She's been totally dependent on Paul, a controlling perfectionist who's amassed a fortune, but Claire doesn't know how to handle anything without Read more...

by Candice Fox
"Reared by devious crime boss Hades, Eden is good at what she does -- bringing killers to justice."
Posted August 23, 2015

Three young girls are missing. Homicide detective Eden Archer's investigation leads to a remote Australian "rehab" farm run by an ex-con. Eden plans to go undercover at the farm to search for more evidence, and she needs her partner, detective Frank Bennett, to be sober and alert for Read more...

The Child Garden
by Catriona McPherson
"Intriguing blend of creepy mystery, Scottish folklore and nail-biting suspense."
Posted August 20, 2015

Divorcee Gloria Harkness lives a dull, lonely life in a house in the woods near the secluded care home where her disabled son Nicky resides. The home's building and surrounding grounds used to be an experimental school for young children, oddly named Eden, until chilling events there closed it Read more...

Entry Island
by Peter May
"An emotionally charged crime thriller set on a remote Canadian island."
Posted August 20, 2015

Entry Island is part of the remote Iles de la Madeleine in the Gulf of St. Lawrence far off the coast of Quebec, Canada. When Montreal detective Sime Mackenzie is assigned to an investigative team going to Entry Island, he's dealing with insomnia brought on by a bitter divorce Read more...

Devil Dead
by Linda Ladd
"Claire Morgan is undertaking a new profession, yet still risking her life dealing with killers."
Posted July 19, 2015

After barely escaping with her life on her last investigation, Claire Morgan has spent the past two months recuperating on a private island in the South Pacific with the love of her life, psychiatrist Nicholas Black. Their idyllic retreat is interrupted when a commanding arms dealer shows up insisting they Read more...

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