FBI Agent Rob Karlton has issues: women issues, authority issues, sibling issues, and many others. He deals with his issues with a smart-alec attitude that nearly gets him fired by the new boss--Lilah Matthews, a hot and frosty beauty with her own baggage. When a thirteen year old goes missing, the two agents must learn to trust each other and work through the attraction they feel for one another.
Echo of Silence is a well-written, steamy, and suspenseful novel laced with humor and spicy dialogue that leaves the reader panting for more! Crystal Budy is an excellent story-teller with a knack for keeping you on the edge of your seat.
In Remember the Shagmeister, Carol Schede explores the concept of “you can’t go home again.” Reluctantly engaged Katherine “Katie” Forrester is returning home to Tennessee for Christmas for the first time in many years, only to face some old hurts incurred by friends and family. During her visit, she is reunited with her former friend Rachel, old boyfriend Bobby, and the “Shagmeister” Troy. Bittersweet memories return for the holidays, as well as old feelings compounded by new events. Schede presents the reader with a fantastic romantic novel about growing up, forgiveness, and moving on.
Phillip is the butler at Stonebridge Manor. Lord and Lady Baldwin are the owners and Phillip's employers. "Milord" and "Milady" cheat on each other, and take their servants into their confidences, often mixing business with pleasure. Then, the detestable Lady Baldwin turns up dead, and it is anyone's guess who committed the crime. Gossip, intrigue, and snappy dialogue drive the plot of this amusing and racy look at life behind the scenes in an English manor, written by a genuine English butler, Peter Bradbury.
Nerdy Lucy has a little more confidence in this sequel to Lucy Stands on Her Principal. She has a tryst with Brazillian Luis during Spring Break and attracts the attention of a gang leader....uh oh! Meanwhile, Ben and Herman exchange barbs in their efforts to win her over. Unfortunately, as if Lucy's life wasn't full enough, one of her students is missing and he has ties to her boss and her best friend.
Full of insane school administrators and burnt out teachers, Lucy is a series that will make you laugh out loud as you try to figure out "who dun it"!
Marching with Caesar is an extremely interesting account of a young soldier's experiences in the Roman Legion during the reign of Gaius Julius Caesar. Titus Pomponius Pullus is a young farm boy whose father has not much use for him, so he enlists in the Roman army. There, he demonstrates his skills as both a devoted career soldier with great potential. R.W. Peake traces first part of the fascinating career of Pullus in fine detail, from early basic training with his friend Vibius through the battles (ending with the "Rubicon") in graphic detail as though he himself lived it, all told from the main character's point of view. The dialogue contributes to the realism and authenticity of the time. Although I am not a history...
Summer Storms is Rebekah Lyn’s debut novel about troubled young professionals battling their emotional storms in the midst of Orlando, Florida’s storm season. As the hurricane season progresses, Lizzie, a hotel worker, learns to love and trust again through faith and friends after a personally devastating tragedy. Jeffrey, also recovering from tragedy, needs to learn how to heal and to forgive. As their lives intertwine and paths intersect, the power of faith is revealed in this moving and touching story.
Three intended and unrelated victims are being stalked by a killer through a series of letters and grisly photographs of crimes scenes. Special Agent O'Neill must track down a killer that is something not quite human as the stalked victims try to stay alive. The Hunter Inside is a psychological horror novel so intense it will keep you up late into the night wondering "who" and "why". Then you will wish you didn't wonder...Scary and graphic in its violent scenes, author David McGowan keeps us gripped in suspense from page one to the end!
Before the Daisies Grow is a rollicking adventure of three grannies. Being sixty-something does not stop Dotty from wanting to have some fun, along with her willing accomplices and friends for life, Wilma and Nora. They plan a camping trip to Africa, only to be bamboozled by an unscrupulous man they believe to be a travel agent...from here, the delightful and madcap situations the three friends embark upon are certain to entertain and surprise any reader who thinks that old age is a deterrent to sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll! Author Micki Street has provided us with three fascinating characters who hopefully will live on for many years to come in a "Glamour Grans" series!
Haha, this was too cute. Ford Forkum brings us a little satirical sci-fi in this short story about an "Alien Invasion of the Zombie Apocalypse". In this story, a group of superior life forms who resemble teddy bears attempt to invade Earth for the sheer fun of it, only to find the planet overrun by zombies! Great fun from Forkum, although a little coy with the aliens' names... See if you get the joke too!
Take the Silk Road Home is Barry Terenna's debut novel that spans several decades. I admit I was attracted to the book's content due to my affinity for the era and the New York locale. Although this is a book targeted to Baby Boomers, all readers can relate to the content and sibling issues posed by Gianni and Vinnie Fresco, two very different Italian-American brothers who grow up and take different paths through very turbulent times.
Terenna takes us from upstate New York to Asia (China and Vietnam), where interesting events occur that shape the two main characters' lives. One brother is wild and makes poor choices, while the other is studious and responsible. This book, on the whole, is extremely engaging and informative, from the......