Three best friends grow up together in Beverly Hills under the dark clouds of murder, drugs and abuse. An evil that began with a forty year old double murder is about to come to light when a stranger shows up, bent on revenge.
BAD MEDICINE: 94k word mystery/suspense/romantic thriller Unable to escape her past, Chloe Palmer returns to the Texas coast for her murdered father’s funeral and to face Rafael Solis, the man she left behind. Rafael never gave up hoping for Chloe’s return. She inherits her father’s shrimp boat and irascible crew, enabling her to make a living. Rafael’s passion breaks down her emotional barriers, but her impetuous nature draws her into a cruel vortex where she runs afoul of old and new enemies. Previous rivalries emerge, pitting Rafael against the heir-apparent to a crime dynasty. With the body count rising, Rafael and Chloe battle an infatuated but vicious drug lord, kidnappers, and a twisted curandero (Mexican healer). Will they survive the violence and be able to forge a life together?
J.D. Faver lives near Houston, Texas. She writes contemporary romance and mystery/suspense. Although she writes daily, she still finds time to enjoy family and friends. She also enjoys cooking, gardening, and painting.
She is active in several writer’s organizations in the area. She belongs to National RWA and is a member of all three Houston area chapters. She is owned by two cats and a small, yappy rescue dog.
She would rather be sailing or on a beach somewhere, but if she can’t do either of those things, she would just as soon write.
A raging fire consumes a Florida hotel room, leaving behind the charred remains of a mystery man and the key to a safe deposit box. What’s inside leads investigators to Julie Trueblood, a woman who is not what she seems, and a secret that only she can decipher.
Julie’s life has been devastated once before, and she has spent the last ten years trying to separate herself from history. The fire forces open the door to her past, bringing her face-to-face with her greatest fears, and her only hope for the future.
As the Navy investigator on the case, Hank Jared realizes he’s three steps behind the moment he walks in the door. While he works to unravel the truth behind his assignment, passion ignites between him and Julie. Will he choose the love of a woman he doesn’t completely trust, or the Navy career he has worked for his entire life?
I learned to love romance novels by picking up the ones my mother had already finished, stacked on her nightstand or on the bottom step of the stairs. So many authors spent their childhood with a spiral notebook in-hand, writing away, but I have no memories of writing fiction until I sat down at 39 to write my first novel. It’s been a tremendous experience and I can’t wait to do it again. I hope you enjoy my work.
The “Thieves in Law” are the product of the century-old Russian penitentiary system and are world’s most dangerous people. When the Shef of the Russians in Los Angeles comes for Omar’s advise, he demands it relentlessly. The Mafioso had all his underworld life and businesses documented in paper and put it in a box, which is missing now. Omar will have to find it in 72 hours or else.
Then there is Advik Chapal, the Indian nobility who perpetrated the ingenious stock market swindle, in the previous episode. How could the fifty-year old gambler mastermind that incredible feat? Or did he?
Are the two cases connected?
You can’t miss Omar’s hunt after this new overwhelming mystery. Find out how he and Jorge, his Mexican aide, will delve into this impossible mission.
And then there is Lela, the student-turned-sidekick!
No one who loved episode #1 can miss this adventure. Whatever got resolved in the previous installment is sure to get messy this time around and you have to be there to witness Omar play his magic once more.
The Ultimate is London’s slickest vigilante. He is almost invisible; silently creeping around the capital, looking for wrongs to right. After overhearing a man bragging about abusing his girlfriend, The Ultimate has his first victim and is spurred into irrevocable action. Once he starts, he can’t stop. He leaves no trace and is careful not to be the one with blood on his hands. His role is only to dictate how his targets will meet their demise. Nothing seems to link him to the crime or the dead.
As his reign gathers pace, The Ultimate forces a clueless New Scotland Yard to pull former top-dog detective turned reporter, Terry Bane, out of his TV studio and back to the force. He teams up with his old crime-fighting partner, DCI James McFarland, only to be sent on a cat and mouse chase.
Will they ever be able to catch the man who leaves no clues?
S.J.Wardell grew up in north London on a large council estate.
Deciding to expand his literary knowledge, he attained a BA in Prose Fiction Writing and Journalism.
S.J.Wardell openly admits to his love and respect for the written word. His passion for writing had been hidden away, until his literary calling became too strong for him to ignore any longer, bringing to surface the publication of the highly acclaimed novel, The Ultimate, published late 2005.
Using a wide range of research techniques, S.J.Wardell always delivers accuracy within his fiction, with an added raw, gritty reading experience.
This authour meticulously researches his subject within his chosen genre. This includes, talking to pathologists, prison guards, a criminal lawyer and a crime scene investigator, which makes his writing chilling and realistic. This demonstrates his strong passion for writing.
The Ultimate Selection is his second novel.
S.J.Wardell’s third novel; Infinite Retribution is now available in both kindle and paperback formats.
A sequel for The Ultimate Selection is planned for release in February 2013, which S J is currently working on.
S.J.Wardell lives in the Midlands, U.K with his wife and two children.
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
The art of ‘people watching’ is my inspiration for writing this book.
Being serious, I have been a crime fan for longer than I care to remember; watching numerous films and reading masses of crime fiction novels, fed my hunger for putting pen to paper – I have also thought on rare occasions, that I could write better than some of those that I have read in the past – Though in the main; I have read some amazing crime fiction and want to be a success, the same as my piers.
One fatal night changes rocker, Tagg Holland’s life forever…until his Oscar-winning mother hires him a personal trainer in the form of a cute little brunette.
Suddenly, the call to fall in love and to reemerge as the Nation’s most-beloved rocker urges him to set the wheels in motion and try romance as well as head back to the stage.
Unplugged is an epic rock romance that will have you pulling for the underdog of a hero.
J.P. Grider (1966 – ) born in Paterson, New Jersey as Julianne Pellegrino was raised in Haledon, New Jersey, the oldest of six siblings. Her love of writing started early in her childhood when she started writing poetry in-between homework assignments. As part of a school work program as a Journalism major in High School, J.P. Grider worked as a freelance reporter for a local newspaper, writing feature stories about exceptional high-school classmates. She studied Television Production and Film Writing at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. Two of J.P. Grider’s novels have won awards in the Textnovel Writing Contest, with her recently published, Unplugged (A Portrait of a Rock Star) reaching Semi-finalist position. Though Unplugged is not her first novel written, it is the first to be published. J.P. Grider writes General Fiction, Romance and Young Adult Paranormal stories.
She arrived on the wind.
It’s August 8th, 2012, more than four months after his wife’s murder. Sheriff Chris Hayward has made it his life’s quest to find her killer, but every lead has come to a dead end…until now.
A young girl has wandered into the town of Swan Loch, Maine. She seeks out one person, Emma Carson, a teacher at the local school. She claims the wind brought her there, and she has a message for Sheriff Hayward. Your wife is alive and I know where to find her.
Chris, Emma, and the girl with no name will now journey to a place where all mysteries will be solved, where one believed lost forever may again be found, and where evil has discovered the perfect hiding place. But they must hurry, because in less than 12 hours the killer will strike again.
I have been writing poetry and short stories since I was a teenager. Some of my writing has been featured in local newspapers and magazines. I also won top honors in a song writing contest sponsored by Erols Video. I am a Vietnam veteran and member of the Military Writers Society Of America. I have written four novels. All are available on Amazon.com and other venues. The Boys of Northwood is a book of short stories about growing up in the 1960s. My fictional novel, Sarah Of The Moon, is a love story with a touch of mystery and adventure, that takes place in San Francisco during the summer of 1967. My Short story, Eternal, has been published by Sleeping Cat Books in the anthology book, The Storm Is Coming. My novel, Letters From Long Binh, is based on the letters I wrote home to my wife while an MP in Vietnam. My latest novel, Swan Loch, is a suspense thriller, a mystery, and a story of love and hope.
For two years in Harvard Medical School, the top spot of the class was always reserved for Lela. She earned her place with exhausting study, patience, and of course, by emphasizing the vast distance between her and the rest of her class. Daina, a Lithuanian émigré, usually dismissed for being an average student, suddenly exhibits extraordinary academic distinction and humiliates Lela in front of all their colleagues.
Then, there is Omar, the Egyptian, el hombre sesudo, the genius who helped Daina ride over her back. Lela seeks his help to regain her top spot, but the Egyptian, who earns a living being a freelance detective, won’t accept money for his services. In his latest case, a client-a British baron-undergoes an incredible encounter with a man who claims time travel. Eager, Lela agrees to help.
What will happen to the student-turned-sidekick?
Can the Egyptian stand to his reputation and solve this problematic, mind-boggling case, to save his client from imminent catastrophe?
When the young husband of a wealthy heiress is found dead on his yacht floating off the California coastline, his death is ruled an accident and the case is closed. The grieving widow, certain her husband was murdered but getting no help from the police, turns to Raja Williams, a wealthy Oxford-educated private investigator, who has dedicated his resources to help those in need of justice. When Raja arrives in Los Angeles and more bodies begin to pile up, he suspects a coverup that may go as high up as the governor. With the help of his partner Vinny, a highly skilled hacker, Raja must unravel the case before everyone involved, including the two of them, winds up dead.
A colorful cast of characters, great dialogue and a suspenseful twisting plot make The Color of Greed an entertaining read. The Color of Greed is the first book in the Raja Williams series.
Words and language have always held a fascination for Jack Thompson. He spoke English and French as a child and by the age of five reading had become a passion.
Jack is interested in people and improving the human condition, a theme that shows up frequently in his writing. His philosophy of writing is simple: “Writing should interest and entertain a reader. It should broaden a reader’s horizons, stimulate his imagination and increase his understanding of the world around him. He may find out something about himself he did not previously realize. It should move him emotionally to cry, or to fear, or to be angry, or to laugh. Perhaps, all of the above. And, most of all, the reader should have fun.”
Besides writing novels, short stories and poetry, Jack works as a private tutor in Florida where he lives with his wife of twenty-five years.
The bad news? Her client was guilty.
What’s more, he knows all about Summer’s past.
As Summer pursues her next case, this time to keep an innocent woman off death row, elements of that past–a mysterious case of childhood amnesia, her police officer father’s involvement with a serial killer, a terrifying attack she survived just months earlier–entwine with her present legal work, her missing mother, and her rocky relationship with a private investigator, all of which culminate in a thrilling trial… and terror.
Adam L. Penenberg is a journalism professor at New York University who has written for Fast Company, Forbes, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Wired, Slate, Playboy, and the Economist. A former senior editor at Forbes and a reporter for Forbes.com, Penenberg garnered national attention in 1998 for unmasking serial fabricator Stephen Glass of the New Republic. Penenberg’s story was a watershed for online investigative journalism and portrayed in the film Shattered Glass (Steve Zahn plays Penenberg).
Penenberg has published several books that have been optioned for film and serialized in the New York Times Magazine, Wired UK, and the Financial Times, and won a Deadline Club Award for feature reporting for his Fast Company story “Revenge of the Nerds,” which looked at the future of movie-making. He has appeared on NBC’s The Today Show as well as on CNN and all the major news networks, and has been quoted about media and technology in the Washington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, Wired News, Ad Age, Marketwatch, Politico, and many others.