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Now Available!  May 26, 2022

Dark Tide

By Sharon Ward

Fin Fleming, chief underwater photographer at famed oceanography institute RIO, finds her friends Gus and Theresa’s baby abandoned on their boat in RIO’s marina. Fin knows they would never willingly leave Angel alone, and it doesn’t take long for the kidnapper to contact her with demands.

As ransom, the kidnapper asks for the exact amount of Gus’s potential reward payout from the salvage operation completed in Sunken Death. But RIO hasn’t received the payout yet, and the kidnapper insists the ransom must come from Gus’s share of the reward. No other funds will do. He calls every hour asking if they’ve received the money yet.

Until he doesn’t.

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Now Available!  May 25, 2022

Left to Loathe

an adele sharp mystery

By Blake Pierce

When FBI special agent Adele Sharp—a German-and-French raised American with triple citizenship—is summoned to hunt a serial killer stalking Amsterdam’s red-light district, Adele’s skills are put to the ultimate test. She quickly realizes that this is no ordinary killer. And these are no ordinary victims.

When the seemingly straightforward case soon spirals out of control, Adele must use every trick at her disposal to piece together the mystery.

Who is this killer? Why these victims?

And where will he strike next?

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Now Available!  May 24, 2022

Poison Lilies

By Kattie Tallo

In this eerily riveting thriller—the follow-up to the international bestseller Dark August—Gus Monet becomes dangerously entangled with a powerful family whose wealth and success are built on dark and deadly secrets.

After moving back to her hometown and solving her mother’s murder, Augusta (Gus) Monet thought she was finally settled. Content for the first time in her life. Done with digging into the past.

But it’s not to be. Cue hard reset number whatever.

When Gus makes a mistake she can’t undo, she does the only thing she can: cuts and runs. Packs all her things in the dead of night and takes off. Gus lands at The Ambassador Court, an art-deco apartment building with cheap rent in one of Ottawa’s oldest neighborhoods where no one knows her. The perfect place for a fresh start—or at least a good place to hide.

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Now Available!  May 24, 2022

Midnight Dunes

By Laura Griffin

When the shocking discovery of a murdered woman’s body disturbs the tranquility of tourist season, the police detective in charge of the puzzling case must work alongside the new filmmaker in town to pursue every lead in the new romantic thriller.

After a scandal derails her television reporting career, Macey Burns comes looking for a change of pace in Lost Beach, Texas. She’s ready to focus on her first passion—documentary filmmaking—and has a new job working for the island’s tourism board, shooting footage of the idyllic beachside community. Her plans for a relaxing rebound are dashed when she realizes the cottage she’s renting belonged to the woman whose body was just found in the sand dunes.

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Now Available!  May 24, 2022

What Can’t Be Seen

By Brianna Labuskes

A brilliant psychologist faces the secrets and lies of her own dark past.

“Gretchen…What have you done?”

Psychologist and criminologist Dr. Gretchen White, top consultant for the Boston PD, has solved countless cases—but never her own. Since the age of eight, she has lived her life thinking she killed her aunt. After all, she was found standing over the body, clutching a bloody knife. Most people, including Detective Patrick Shaughnessy, believe the little sociopath got away with murder. Thirty years later, Detective Lauren Marconi wants to prove them wrong.

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Now Available!  May 23, 2022

Already Taken

A Laura Frost FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 6

By Blake Pierce

When victims of a serial killer turn up with a creepy signature left on their foreheads—an ornate, wax seal—FBI Special Agent Laura Frost is plagued with visions of people from past centuries. Is her psychic vision misleading her? Or leading her right into the arms of a killer?

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Now Available!   May 19, 2022

Accessories to Murder

By A.C. Merkel

It’s a bad week to be one of Murder’s exes. She rushes to the aid of her 71-year-old ex-girlfriend Lucy who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

After Murder leaves to prepare for Levi’s big Hawaiian wedding, a YouTube video reveals a terrorist attack and execution of magical people. This includes one Jackson Kingcade, an Ageless being and magical items dealer who also has a past with the magical musician.

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Now Available!   May 19, 2022

Blown

By Nolon King

She can pay with her life … or she can pay with her crimes.

Alison Tanner thought she was living her best life. Her husband’s seven-figure consulting business earned them entry into the country club crowd and paid for her gifted daughter’s tuition at the best private school in the area. She lives in a gorgeous house, drives an expensive car, and she could afford designer clothes, if she cared about fashion at all.

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Now Available!   May 19, 2022

And Then You’re Dead

By Dan Latus

John Tait gets back to his peaceful Northumberland village after a business trip abroad. He’s looking forward to a quiet family dinner with his wife and son.

But the porch light is off. And the house is pitch black. Where are they?

Anxiety turns to dread. Surely they wouldn’t go out on the moors this late at night? He packs a bag, ready to head out to find his wife and son. Then the phone rings.

You know who we are,’ a voice says, ‘and what we want.

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Now Available!   May 19, 2022

Murder by the Shore

By Gretta Mulrooney

Detective Siv Drummond moved back to her hometown in Sussex, hoping for a quiet life by the sea. But trouble soon follows . . .

A little girl and her grandfather are murdered, minutes before her fourth birthday party.

Detective Siv Drummond arrives at the family’s beautiful coastal home to find a horrifying scene.

The little girl lies dead at the bottom of the garden. Suffocated in her Wendy house. Her grandfather is in the kitchen, his head caved in.

As long-kept secrets begin to surface, the killer is preparing to strike again.

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Now Available!  May 18, 2022

The Wrong Girl

By Robert W. Kirby

How well do you know your husband?

Alex and Natalie seem to have the perfect life.

But Alex is haunted by terrible events from his childhood. He thought he’d escaped his past, but lately it’s been surfacing in the terrifying nightmares that plague his sleep.

As Alex’s behavior becomes increasingly strange, Natalie fears the worst. Has he been keeping things from her? And who is the mysterious Sheryl he calls out to in his dreams? She is determined to save their marriage by digging up the truth no matter what it costs.

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Now Available!  May 17, 2022

Dead Against Her

By Melinda Leigh

Sheriff Bree Taggert’s downfall is part of a killer’s cunning design in this novel of murder, lies, and revenge.

Called to an isolated farm to check on an elderly widow, Sheriff Bree Taggert finds a brutal double homicide. One of the victims is Eugene Oscar, the bitter and corrupt former deputy she recently forced out of the department.

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Now Available!  May 17, 2022

This Time Tomorrow

By Emma Straub

What if you could take a vacation to your past?

On the eve of her 40th birthday, Alice’s life isn’t terrible. She likes her job, even if it isn’t exactly the one she expected. She’s happy with her apartment, her romantic status, her independence, and she adores her lifelong best friend. But her father is ailing, and it feels to her as if something is missing.

When she wakes up the next morning she finds herself back in 1996, reliving her 16th birthday. But it isn’t just her adolescent body that shocks her, or seeing her high school crush, it’s her dad:  the vital, charming, 40-something version of her father with whom she is reunited.

Now armed with a new perspective on her own life and his, some past events take on new meaning. Is there anything that she would change if she could?

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Now Available!  May 17, 2022

Wild Prey

By Brian Klingborg

The search for a missing girl sends Inspector Lu Fei undercover into the wild corners of Myanmar, and the compound of the deadly and mysterious woman warlord responsible for the illegal trafficking of exotic animals and possibly more.

Police Inspector Lu Fei has an unfortunate talent for getting himself into hot water with powerful and well-connected people. Which is why he’s been assigned to a backwater town in a rural area of Northern China and quietly warned to keep his head down. But while running a sting operation on the sale and consumption of rare and endangered animals, Lu comes across the curious case of a waitress who has gone missing. Her last known whereabouts: a restaurant frequented by local elites, owned by smooth-talking gangster, and known for its exotic — and highly illegal — delicacies.

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Now Available!  May 17, 2022

Bardo by the Sea

By Chad Alan Gibbs

When Izzy Brown, an anxiety-ridden sixteen-year-old, receives a scholarship to the prestigious Bardo Academy, she leaves the trailer park for a seaside villa in Florida’s most exclusive and secretive community. With a new address, new school, and cute new boyfriend, life is good—for once.

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Now Available!   May 17, 2022

In the Blood

By Jack Carr

A woman boards a plane in the African country of Burkina Faso having just completed a targeted assassination for the state of Israel. Two minutes later, her plane is blown out of the sky.

Over 6,000 miles away, former Navy SEAL James Reece watches the names and pictures of the victims on cable news. One face triggers a distant memory of a Mossad operative attached to the CIA years earlier in Iraq—a woman with ties to the intelligence services of two nations…a woman Reece thought he would never see again.

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Now Available!   May 17, 2022

Razzmatazz

By Christopher Moore

San Francisco, 1947. Bartender Sammy “Two Toes” Tiffin and the rest of the Cookie’s Coffee Irregulars—a ragtag bunch of working mugs last seen in Noir—are on the hustle: they’re trying to open a driving school; shanghai an abusive Swedish stevedore; get Mable, the local madam, and her girls to a Christmas party at the State Hospital without alerting the overzealous head of the S.F.P.D. vice squad; all while Sammy’s girlfriend, Stilton (a.k.a. the Cheese), and her “Wendy the Welder” gal pals are using their wartime shipbuilding skills on a secret project that might be attracting the attention of some government Men in Black. And, oh yeah, someone is murdering the city’s drag kings and club owner Jimmy Vasco is sure she’s next on the list and wants Sammy to find the killer.

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Now Available!  May 17, 2022

The Fourth Man

The hunt for a kgb spy at the top of the cia and the rise of putin’s russia

By Robert Baer

The never-before-told story of the thrilling hunt for a KGB spy in the top ranks of the CIA

In the aftermath of the Cold War, American intelligence caught three high-profiles Russian spies: Aldrich Ames, Edward Lee Howard, and Robert Hanssen. However, rumors have long swirled of another mole, one perhaps more damaging than all the others combined. Perhaps the greatest traitor in American history, perhaps a Russian ruse to tear the CIA apart, or perhaps nothing more than a bogeyman, he is often referred to as the Fourth Man. 

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Now Available!   May 17, 2022

Never Run

a may moore suspense thriller

By Blake Pierce

May Moore, 29, an average Midwestern woman and deputy sheriff, has always lived in the shadow of her older, brilliant FBI agent sister. Yet the sisters are united by the cold case of their missing younger sister—and when an eerily similar serial killer strikes in May’s quiet, Minnesota lakeside town, it is May’s turn to prove herself, to try to outshine her sister and the FBI, and, in this action-packed thriller, to outwit and hunt down a diabolical killer before he strikes again.

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Now Available!  May 16, 2022

A Killer’s Heart

By Thomas Fincham

A serial killer’s heart beats inside her chest.

FBI Agent Jo Pullinger arrives in Seattle, Washington. She is grateful to leave behind her old life. One that involved having a transplant of a killer’s heart.

When a wealthy family is murdered in their mansion, the daughter’s boyfriend is taken into custody. He was found at the scene of the crime, cradling the daughter’s body, with the murder weapon at his side.

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Now Available!  May 16, 2022

Safe Passage

By Clay Wise

Can what has been lost be rebuilt? Lori, and her daughter Avah, fight to answer that question as they trek across what remains of the United States after a devastating EMP attack. Together with her new family, Lori must contend with armed bandits and roaming gangs who challenge her at every turn.

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Now Available! May 15, 2022

Shadow’s Edge

By Lizbeth james

How far would you go to keep your secrets hidden in the shadows?

Few people know Addison McGuire is haunted by her past. When she’s penning her bestselling true crime series, Addie writes about bold heroines without fear. But in real life, Addie is bound by the trauma she experienced the night of her high school graduation. Now, Addie spends her days with her constant companion, her mastiff, Bo, and lives vicariously through her brother Jack. It’s no way to live, but Addie’s accepted it.

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Now Available!   May 12, 2022

The Dark Tide

By Simon McCleave

Will there be blood in the water?

Three years ago, DCI Laura Hart was the top Hostage and Crisis Negotiator for the Greater Manchester Police. Then her husband was kidnapped. Despite her best efforts to reason with the criminals, he was brutally murdered.

Now living on the Isle of Anglesey in Wales, Laura is slowly healing. Then she gets a call: armed drug dealers have seized a tourist boat – and her ten-year-old son Jake is on board. There’s no other negotiator available, and the police need her to step up.

With the life of a loved one yet again on the line and memories of the last time she failed still searingly fresh, Laura is living her worst nightmare. Can she lay to rest the ghosts of her past in time to save her son?

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Now Available! May 12, 2022

Trapped

By J.B. Schroder

They’ll risk everything to save the ones they love…

Charlie Hart suddenly has to navigate the real world. She’s not sure she’s cut out for normal anything, let alone facing down her abuser or partnering in Mitch’s PI business. She nearly runs again—but her friend Ian has vanished into the middle of his worst nightmare, and she needs Mitch’s help to get him back.

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Now Available! May 11, 2022

Rogue Force

a tony stark thriller — book 1

By Jack Mars

When elite Navy Seal Troy Stark is forced into retirement for his dubious respect for authority, he dreads the quiet life awaiting him with his brothers and buddies in Yonkers, New York. But the quiet doesn’t last long: the NYPD needs Troy’s military expertise to help find and stop a major terrorist threat to New York City. To pre-empt the attack, they need him to fly to Europe and stop it at its source—using any means necessary.

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Now Available! May 10, 2022

Whisper of Evil

By James D. Mortain

Imagine falling asleep innocent but waking up a killer…

When a semi-naked man is discovered walking a remote country road, smothered in another person’s blood, Detective Inspector Robbie Chilcott is brought in to find answers.

The stranger is giving up nothing – except the alias name of a murderous character in a West End show. But Chilcott has bigger problems – he can’t find a victim. He hasn’t discovered a crime scene. And unless he can find them soon, he will be forced to let his suspect walk free.

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Now Available! May 10, 2022

Child Zero

a fact-based thriller about our species’ next great existential threat

By Chris Holm

It began four years ago with a worldwide uptick of bacterial infections: meningitis in Frankfurt, cholera in Johannesburg, tuberculosis in New Delhi. Although the outbreaks spread aggressively and proved impervious to our drugs of last resort, public health officials initially dismissed them as unrelated.

They were wrong.

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Now Available! May 10, 2022

Decimate

A desperate family confronts the mysteries that lie between life and death

By Christopher Rice

Claire Huntley and her brother, Poe, were on a midnight hike in Montana when the woods went wild. A blinding, devouring light and a rumbling pulse that blasted them off their feet left both kids with little memory of what happened. Their father insisted it was a violent extraterrestrial abduction; his wild obsession would tear their family apart in the wake of the trauma.

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Now Available! May 9, 2022

Dance with the Enemy

By Rob Sinclair

Carl Logan was the perfect agent. A loner. No real friends or family. Trained to deal with any situation with cold efficiency, devoid of emotion. But Logan isn’t the man he used to be—or the asset he once was. Five months ago, his life changed forever when he was captured, tortured, and left for dead by Youssef Selim, one of the world’s most violent terrorists.

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Now Available! May 9, 2022

The Tenant

By Angela Lester

Amy is the perfect landlady. But she does have some ground rules…

Kate has always dreamed of a life in music. And now she’s finally done something about it – giving up her steady job, moving to the city to enroll in a degree program at a prestigious college.

Needing a place to live, she answers an ad and moves in with Amy who seems a nice lady – mothering and protective.

At first Kate is glad to have some support in this strange city, but gradually Amy’s presence becomes more and more stifling – it just seems so hard to get away from her. And every time Kate tries, something terrible happens…

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Now Available! May 5, 2022

Defenseless

By Tamsen Schultz 

A murdered woman, a powerful politician, and a witness who’s no longer willing to stay in the shadows.

Eighteen years ago, Bela Houseman became a loose end. The powerful man who murdered her mother knows who she is and exactly what she saw that night. Giving up everything she’s ever known, including her own name, is the only way to protect herself. Now, as the lead cyber security expert at HICC, an elite private security firm, Sabina O’Malley has mostly made peace with her past. Until a postcard arrives on her doorstep that shatters her carefully crafted safety.

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Now Available!  May 4, 2022

Her Last Fear

A Rachel Gift FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 4

By Blake Pierce

Young, healthy victims are turning up dead in the New Mexico desert, their bodies displayed in dramatic ways. Rachel must race against time to track down the killer—even if that means indulging in his twisted fantasies.

FBI Special Agent Rachel Gift is among the FBI’s most brilliant agents at hunting down serial killers. She plans on doing this forever—until she discovers she has months left to live. Determined to go down fighting, and to keep her diagnosis a secret, Rachel faces her own mortality while trying to save other’s lives. But how long can she go until she collapses under the weight of it all?

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Now Available! May 3, 2022

The Dark Flood

By Deon Meyer

Disappearances ensnare two South African detectives in a web of corruption.

Assigned to investigate the disappearance of a young university student and brilliant computer programmer detectives Benny Griessel and Vaughn Cupido hit dead ends. But the trail—including the death of a fellow police officer—leads to a series of gun heists and the alarming absence of certain weapons from the police registry, the ramifications of which could be devastating.

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Now Available! May 3, 2022

The Change

By Kirsten Miller

In the Long Island oceanfront community of Mattauk, three different women discover that midlife changes bring a whole new type of empowerment…

After Nessa James’s husband dies and her twin daughters leave for college, she’s left all alone in a trim white house not far from the ocean. In the quiet of her late forties, the former nurse begins to hear voices. It doesn’t take long for Nessa to realize that the voices calling out to her belong to the dead—a gift she’s inherited from her grandmother, which comes with special responsibilities.

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Now Available!  May 3, 2022

Two Little Girls

By Laura Jarratt

She has to time to save one of her daughters. Only one. Can she choose?

When Lizzie’s car crashes with her two daughters inside, she faces a terrible choice. And when she recovers from her injuries, she must deal with the impact of that tragedy and the police investigation into it. As Lizzie and her family struggle to come to terms with the events of that night, things take an even darker turn. What exactly happened on that remote country road? Who is responsible? And can the family get through this together… or will the truth finally tear them apart?

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Now Available!  May 3, 2022

This Train

By James Grady

This Train races us through America’s heartland, carrying secrets. There is treasure in the cargo car, along with an invisible puppeteer. There is a coder named Nora, Mugzy, the yippy dog, and Ross, the too-curious poet.  On board, it’s a countdown to murder…

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Now Available! May 3, 2022

Magpie

By Elizabeth Day

She has almost everything. The rest she’ll take.

Marisa and Jake are a perfect couple. And Kate, their new lodger, is the perfect roommate—and not just because her rent payments will give them the income they need to start trying for the baby of their dreams.

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Now Available! May 3, 2022

Trailed

one woman’s quest to solve the shenandoah murders

By Kathryn Miles

They must have been followed. That’s the thought I return to after all these years . . .

In May 1996, two skilled backcountry leaders, Lollie Winans and Julie Williams, entered Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park for a week-long backcountry camping trip. The free-spirited and remarkable young couple had met and fallen in love the previous summer while working at a world-renowned outdoor program for women. During their final days in the park, they descended the narrow remnants of a trail and pitched their tent in a hidden spot. After the pair didn’t return home as planned, park rangers found a scene of horror at their campsite, their tent slashed open, their beloved dog missing, and both women dead in their sleeping bags. The unsolved murders of Winans and Williams continue to haunt all who had encountered them or knew their story.

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Now Available! May 3, 2022

The Gotti Wars

taking down america’s most notorious mobster

By John Gleeson

John Gotti was without a doubt the flashiest and most feared Mafioso in American history. He became the boss of the Gambino Crime Family in spectacular fashion—with the brazen and very public murder of Paul Castellano in front of Sparks Steakhouse in midtown Manhattan in 1985. Not one to stay below law enforcement’s radar, Gotti instead became the first celebrity crime boss. His penchant for eye-catching apparel earned him the nickname “The Dapper Don;” his ability to beat criminal charges led to another: “The Teflon Don.”

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Now Available! May 3, 2022

The Darkness in the Light

By Daniel Kalla

A psychiatrist’s patients are dying—are they suicides related to a new antidepressant, or is there something even more sinister going on in the northernmost town in the US?

After Brianna O’Brien takes her own life, Dr. David Spears blames himself. Though he understands suicides can be a tragic occurrence in psychiatric practice, this loss hits him particularly hard. With Brianna, he’s convinced he missed crucial warning signs. When David suspects Brianna’s friend, Amka Obed—whom he’s also been treating virtually—is in crisis, he flies to the remote Arctic community of Utqiagvik, Alaska, only to discover that she has disappeared.

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Now Available! May 3, 2022

All the Secrets of the World

By Steve Almond

Who pays for the secrets we keep? For the lies we tell ourselves? 

Lorena Saenz has just been paired with Jenny Stallworth for a school project by a teacher hoping to unite two girls from starkly different backgrounds. Jenny is pretty and popular, and Lorena is quickly drawn into the family’s picture-perfect suburban lifestyle. Jenny’s mother, Rosemary, is glamorous, but needy—she treats Lorena like a friend, if only to break up the monotony of lonely afternoons. Jenny’s father, Marcus, spends his days teaching and his nights wandering the desert, absorbed in his research on the scorpions of Death Valley.

Outwardly, they are the perfect family, poised for success in 1981 Sacramento at the dawn of a glorious American decade. Lorena finds her access intoxicating and alluring, a far cry from her life in the small apartment she shares with her single mother.  

But the veneer is shattered when Marcus disappears. The prime suspect: Lorena’s troubled older brother, Tony.

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Now Available! May 3, 2022

Hostile Intent

By Don Bentley

In the espionage community, Vienna is known as the City of Spies, and Matt Drake is about to learn why.

When a mysterious walk-in to the US embassy in Vienna claims to have critical information about a Russian intelligence operation, he raises eyebrows. But when he asks for Matt Drake by name and calls himself the Irishman, he gets the DIA’s premier case officer on a one-way flight.

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Now Available! May 3, 2022

The Power of Conflict

By Jon Taffer

Most people try their best to avoid conflict. Conflict can have negative results. It’s easy to think that the key to a happy workplace or marriage is to avoid conflict. In reality, that’s not the case—the key is to argue smarter.

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Now Available! May 3, 2022

The Trapped ones

By Stacy Green

She raced across the woods. Cold wind hit her face, and her heart pounded so fast she could almost feel the panic rushing through her veins.She knocked on the door knowing she didn’t have much time. Fear gripped her. “Please, help,” she whispered.

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Now Available! May 2, 2022

When the Vortex Lulls

By Perry C. Daniels

A Time-Traveling Thriller Series!!!

BOOK ONE: Octavius enjoys the little bit of time he gets with his daughter; the circumstances of which casts him into a well of self hate and wishes he could go back in time to fix his mistakes. But, once his ex-wife delivers disheartening news, Octavius’ life is turned upside down.

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Now Available! May 2, 2022

The Groom Went Missing

By Jenifer Ruff

Second thoughts . . . or something more sinister?

Agent Victoria attends a lavish wedding as a guest of the best man. Everything is perfect and in place, except the groom.

Family and friends aren’t sure if they should be angry or deeply concerned, until mounting evidence suggests the groom panicked and fled. The bride and the best man don’t believe it. They convince Victoria to find the missing groom and uncover the truth.

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Now Available! May 2, 2022

The Enemy Next Door

By John Locke

In Louisville, Tobie Turner meets her disagreeable next-door neighbor. In Las Vegas, Jack Henry meets a mousy brunette.

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Now Available! May 1, 2022

The Half-Life of Ruby Fielding

By Lydia Kang

A spellbinding historical mystery about hidden identities, wartime paranoia, and the tantalizing power of deceit.

Brooklyn, 1942. War rages overseas as brother and sister Will and Maggie Scripps contribute to the war effort stateside. Ambitious Will secretly scouts for the Manhattan Project while grief-stricken Maggie works at the Navy Yard, writing letters to her dead mother between shifts.

But the siblings’ quiet lives change when they discover a beautiful woman hiding under their back stairs. This stranger harbors an obsession with poisons, an affection for fine things, and a singular talent for killing small creatures. As she draws Will and Maggie deeper into her mysterious past, they both begin to suspect she’s quite dangerous—all while falling helplessly under her spell.

With whispers of spies in dark corners and the world’s first atomic bomb in the works, the visitor’s sudden presence in Maggie’s and Will’s lives raises questions about who she is and what she wants. Is this mysterious woman someone they can trust—or a threat to everything they hold dear?

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Now Available! May 1, 2022

The Steps We Take

By Vanessa Garbin

A mother will do anything to keep her family safe.

Maeve’s daughter, Mila, was a happy teenager until the bullying started.

But the very day Mila fights back, one of her tormentors goes missing.

With Mila under suspicion and gossip raving, Maeve decides to trace her daughter’s missing classmate. But the more she probes, the more everyone around her seems to have something to hide – even her step-son and partner at home.

And when Mila secretly starts texting with someone offering a way out, Maeve will have to act fast to keep her out of danger and her family together.

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Now Available! May 1, 2022

The Angel Project

By L.A. Clayton

A dangerous past. A woman on the run. And a future that might get cut short.

As a child, Channing lived through the horror of witnessing her mother’s murder at her father’s hand. She grows up in the foster care system, angry at the hand she’s been dealt. After a terrifying incident that hits too close to home, Channing decides to get her life together—but when she uses the most dangerous weapon in her arsenal to help a friend—everything changes.

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Now Available! May 1, 2022

The Dinner Guests

By Kiersten Modglin

Six friends.
A lifetime of secrets.
One terrifying game.

When a group of friends receives unexpected invitations to a dinner party, they see it as a chance to finally meet the bizarre and reclusive new neighbor whose home is enshrouded in layers of securit

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Now Available! May 1, 2022

At the Quite Edge

By Victoria Helen Stone

A young mother has done everything possible to put the past behind her, but it might not be enough.

Abandoned by her fugitive ex-husband, Lily Brown is rebuilding her life on the edge of a Kansas town that still feels the sting of his crimes. Lily lies low, managing the isolated storage facility where she lives with her twelve-year-old son, Everett, and planning a better future for them both. That requires keeping secrets. Everett has them too.

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Now Available! May 1, 2022

Strangers We Know

By Elle Marr

The search for a serial killer leads a woman into the twisted tangle of her own family tree.

Adopted when she was only days old, Ivy Hon knows little about her lineage. But when she’s stricken with a mystery illness, the results of a genetic test to identify the cause attract the FBI. According to Ivy’s DNA, she’s related to the Full Moon Killer, who has terrorized the Pacific Northwest for decades. Ivy is the FBI’s hope to stop the enigmatic predator from killing again.

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Now Available! May 1, 2022

The Half-Life of Ruby Fielding

By Lydia Kang

Brooklyn, 1942. War rages overseas as brother and sister Will and Maggie Scripps contribute to the war effort stateside. Ambitious Will secretly scouts for the Manhattan Project while grief-stricken Maggie works at the Navy Yard, writing letters to her dead mother between shifts.

But the siblings’ quiet lives change when they discover a beautiful woman hiding under their back stairs. This stranger harbors an obsession with poisons, an affection for fine things, and a singular talent for killing small creatures. As she draws Will and Maggie deeper into her mysterious past, they both begin to suspect she’s quite dangerous—all while falling helplessly under her spell.

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Now Available! April 28, 2022

The Ex

By M.I. Hattersley

What if your ex-boyfriend’s former lovers were all dying in mysterious circumstances, and you were next on the list?

Aspiring writer, Camille Fletcher is struggling to get by in the world after leaving university. But she has no idea how hard things are going to get….

First an old friend dies in tragic circumstances. Then another girl. And another. The police say there are no suspicious circumstances, they don’t see a link.

But what if there was a link?

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Now Available! April 28, 2022

Wrong Exit

By N.L. Hinkins

Her life is about to change—if she survives the road trip.

Driving the I-40 coast to coast was never on Cora Dalton’s bucket list, until the day she finds out she has inherited a house in New York from a grandmother she has never met. Terrified of flying, Cora talks her best friend, Adele, into accompanying her on what they think will be a rip-roaring fun, ten-day road trip.

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Now Available! April 27, 2022

Brass Vows

By Andy Maslen

“How could you betray me, Don?”

Almost out of ammunition, but not resolve, the Department operative is pinned down by Taliban fighters deep in the barren terrain outside Kandahar. He swears that if he escapes this firefight he will visit vengeance on the man who betrayed him … at the top of his own organisation. Then a grenade lands at his feet…

Who invites snipers to a wedding?

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Now Available! April 27, 2022

Naughty List

By Nick Santora

I had a family once. A wife who loved me…a child we loved together. That’s all gone now, been gone for hundreds of years. All because of that damn star.

My name? It depends on where you live. Some call me Kris Kringle, others Papa Noël, but my real name is Nicholas Sinterklass, and this is the story of what happens when you steal my Naughty List.

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Now Available! April 26, 2022

The Fervor

By Alma Katsu

The horrors of the Japanese American internment camps in World War II.

1944: As World War II rages on, the threat has come to the home front. In a remote corner of Idaho, Meiko Briggs and her daughter, Aiko, are desperate to return home. Following Meiko’s husband’s enlistment as an air force pilot in the Pacific months prior, Meiko and Aiko were taken from their home in Seattle and sent to one of the internment camps in the Midwest. It didn’t matter that Aiko was American-born: They were Japanese, and therefore considered a threat by the American government.

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Now Available! April 26, 2022

City on Fire

By Don Winslow

Two criminal empires together control all of New England.

Until a beautiful woman comes between the Irish and the Italians, launching a war that will see them kill each other, destroy an alliance, and set a city on fire.

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Now Available! April 26, 2022

How to Tell a Story

By The Moth, Meg Bowles , Catherine Burns

The definitive guide to telling an unforgettable story in any setting, drawing on twenty-five years of experience from the storytelling experts at The Moth

Filled with empowering, easy-to-follow tips for crafting stories that forge lasting bonds with friends, family, and colleagues alike, this book will help you connect authentically with the world around you and unleash the power of story in your life.

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Now Available! April 26, 2022

I’ll Be You

By Janelle Brown

“You be me, and I’ll be you,” I whispered. 

As children, Sam and Elli were two halves of a perfect whole: gorgeous identical twins whose parents sometimes couldn’t even tell them apart. They fell asleep to the sound of each other’s breath at night, holding hands in the dark. And once Hollywood discovered them, they became B-list child TV stars, often inhabiting the same role. 

But as adults, their lives have splintered.

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Now Available! April 26, 2022

One of Us Is Dead

By Jeneva Rose

Opulence. Sex. Betrayal … Sometimes friendship can be deadly.

Meet the women of Buckhead—a place of expensive cars, huge houses, and competitive friendships. Who amongst these women will be clever enough to survive Buckhead—and who will wind up dead? They say that friendships can be complex, but no one said it could ever be this deadly.

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Now Available! April 25, 2022

Don’t Play Dead with Vultures

if you’ve got to go . . . go hard

By Jack Leavers

Summer 2008 sees former Royal Marine John Pierce lured from running convoys in Iraq to a lucrative contract in the steamy jungles of French West Africa. He soon discovers this new theatre is even more dangerous than the war zone he left behind. Corrupt officials, drug cartels, and competing military factions rub shoulder-to-shoulder in a melting pot of greed and intrigue . . . And a sadistic foe lurks in the shadows.

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Now Available! April 22, 2022

The Right Way

By Ken Ryan

Jason Wright thought he was just an ex-Navy SEAL, struggling with PTSD in Washington, DC. But when hints of a forgotten past start to surface during therapy, the CIA comes knocking. A dangerous new drug is sweeping the nation through the southern border, and they need help from the one special operative who can do the job: Jason… even if he doesn’t remember being one.

Now thrust into having to save the nation he loves from a new threat while navigating his lost past and an agency he can’t trust, it’s up to Jason to do things the only way he knows how: The Right Way.

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Now Available! April 21, 2022

The Sawtooth Job

By Vince Milam

The stakes couldn’t be higher. A mysterious discovery that would change the global balance of power.

Two scientists become the world’s hottest commodity. One is captured, the other on the run.

Enter Case Lee, with lethal spy organizations in hot pursuit. They quickly discover they’re messing with the wrong guy.

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Now Available! April 21, 2022

Be Sombody

By Matt Rogers

Dante Jacoby is a slave to the trappings of the modern world. Twenty-six years old and hopelessly addicted to booze, cigarettes, and procrastination, he’s squandered every ounce of his potential. His corporate raider father, Dorian, reaches the end of his tether and cuts Dante off as heir to the Jacoby family fortune. His mother, Fiona, is smarter than her husband: she hasn’t spoken to Dante in months.

But Dante’s no victim. He knows he brought this on himself.

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Now Available! April 21, 2022

Dead on Delivery

By Steve Parker

The city of London. Morning rush hour. The police pull over a motorcycle courier for a trivial offence. He doesn’t stop. The police give high-speed chase.

He jumps a red light and is mown down by an oncoming car. Killed on impact.

Detectives Paterson and Clocks arrive at a scene of carnage. Large plastic boxes are scattered across the road. Their lids open, their contents warming up in the early morning sun. A traffic officer comforts a distraught woman driver. The courier’s body lies nearby, his left leg bent at an awkward angle, his head at another: the loser of this particular meeting of metal and plastic.

The detectives take a closer look at the boxes. It’s one of the worst things they’ve ever seen. And they’ve seen some very bad things.

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Now Available! April 21, 2022

The Girl He Pined

a paige king fbi suspense thriller — book

By Blake Pierce

Paige King, 25, in her Ph.D. residency at a psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane, is summoned urgently by the FBI.

Her most notorious patient, a diabolical and elusive serial killer, has escaped. And they need her to help hunt him down.

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Now Available! April 20, 2022

The Caretaker

By Emily Shiner

They found their dream home. It’s the perfect place to die.

Newlyweds Amy and Tim move into their dream home, anxious to put their rocky past behind them and make a fresh start.

But the rambling fixer-upper and its surrounding gardens need more work than they expected, so they decide to hire a live-in caretaker.

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Now Available! April 20, 2022

How to Spot a Psychopath

By M.Q. Webb

Could you tell… Would you?

When four-year-old Mia Edwards goes missing on a play date, everyone suspects Jessica Green knows what happened, especially Mia’s mother, Holly…

But Jess won’t tell anyone.

Psychiatrist, Dr. Oscar de la Nuit, is perceptive and determined to save Jess from the same regret and secrets he lives with.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

The Red Zone

By Chloe Caldwell

Chloe Caldwell’s period has often felt inconvenient, uncomfortable, or even painful. It’s only once she’s in her thirties, as she’s falling in love with Tony, a musician and single dad, that its effects on her mood start to dominate her life. Spurred by the intensity and seriousness of her new relationship, it strikes her: her outbursts of anxiety and rage match her hormonal cycle.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

The World of Pondside

By Mary Hellen Stefaniak

With help from Pondside Manor’s quirky, twentysomething kitchen worker Foster Kresowik, wheelchair-bound resident Robert Kallman creates The World of Pondside, a video game that delights the nursing home’s residents by allowing them to virtually relive blissful moments from days long past—or even create new ones.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

Blood Sugar

By Sascha Rothchild

“I could just kill you right now!” It’s something we’ve all thought at one time or another. But Ruby has actually acted on it. Three times, to be exact.
 
Though she may be a murderer, Ruby is not a sociopath. She is an animal-loving therapist with a thriving practice. She’s felt empathy and sympathy. She’s had long-lasting friendships and relationships, and has a husband, Jason, whom she adores. But the homicide detectives at Miami Beach PD are not convinced of her happy marriage. When we meet Ruby, she is in a police interrogation room, being accused of Jason’s murder. Which, ironically, is one murder that she did not commit, though a scandal-obsessed public believes differently. As she undergoes questioning, Ruby’s mind races back to all the details of her life that led her to this exact moment, and to the three dead bodies in her wake. Because though she may not have killed her husband, Ruby certainly isn’t innocent.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

Wicked Sharp

By Meghan O’Flynn

A mountain hike with your serial killer father. Good Samaritans who aren’t as innocent as they appear. What could go wrong?

Poppy Pratt is the perfect daughter. Agreeable. Highly intelligent. Most importantly, she’s excellent at keeping secrets—the kind of secrets that give other eleven-year-olds nightmares.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

Kingdom of Bones

By James Rollins

It begins in Africa . . .

A United Nations relief team in a small village in the Congo makes an alarming discovery. An unknown force is leveling the evolutionary playing field. Men, women, and children have been reduced to a dull, catatonic state. The environment surrounding them—plants and animals—has grown more cunning and predatory, evolving at an exponential pace. The insidious phenomenon is spreading from a cursed site in the jungle — known to locals as the Kingdom of Bones —and sweeping across Africa, threatening the rest of the world.

What has made the biosphere run amok? Is it a natural event? Or more terrifyingly, did someone engineer it?

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

Shadows of Time

By Jackie Meekums-Hales

A successful business woman in Australia, when her mother, Maggie Mitchell, suddenly dies, Cathy returns to her roots in rural Yorkshire for the funeral. Here, she hopes to rekindle the closeness she once had with her sister, June, and to rediscover the freedom of her childhood.

Cathy and June are confronted by revelations of their mother’s hidden past, as the will reveals the existence of an unknown sibling, and all is not as straightforward as Cathy had hoped. Maggie’s own story unfolds in a flashback to the complexities of her life between 1945 and the birth of her daughters, and as the sisters’ understanding grows, the shadows cast by the past become apparent.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

The Reluctant Bride

Monica Murphy

One moment I’m the forgotten daughter of one of the most wealthy families in the country, and the next I’m the blushing bride in an arranged marriage. My fate is sealed in my wedded union with a complete stranger.

In public, Perry Constantine is the life of the party. Easygoing. Adored. In private, he’s brooding. Dark. Angry. But so am I. It’s a contest of wills to see who will break in the bedroom first, and while I try to remain strong, I find myself craving the very man I swore to hate.

My husband.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

Deadly Shores

By Kerry Buchanan

TWO SHIPS IN THE NIGHT.
ANOTHER DEAD BODY.
NO SAFE HARBOUR.


A wave lifts the stern of the boat, rigging groans in protest and a crash comes from down below, as the wails of the cargo rise above the howl of the storm.

It’s a wild Christmas Day on the rugged Northern Irish coast. But there’s no time for turkey and pud with the family for Detectives Harvey and Birch.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

Impossible

By Darcy Burke

Society’s most exclusive invitation…

Welcome to the Phoenix Club, where London’s most audacious, disreputable, and intriguing ladies and gentlemen find scandal, redemption, and second chances.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

Rising Star

By Jennifer Faye

When Bluestar’s hometown celebrity unexpectedly returns to the island, there’s a heartbreaking scandal following her…

Country singer Emma “Em” Bell’s finally making headlines—just not the right ones. With a broken heart and doubts about her judgement, she’s rethinking her future. Before she has time to sort out her feelings, her assistance is desperately needed. Bluestar’s Concert on the Beach summer spectacular is in trouble and her soon-to-be sister-in-law’s job is on the line.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

The Predator

By S.B. Alexander

The hunted now becomes the predator.

I bit a vampire. I sank my teeth right into his flesh and drew blood, and I liked it. Now, I’m craving blood as if I’m a creature of the night. I’m far from it. My family has been hunting and killing the bloodsuckers for centuries.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

The Unknown Beloved

By Amy Harmon

Chicago, 1923: Ten-year-old Dani Flanagan returns home to find police swarming the house, her parents dead.

Michael Malone, the young patrolman assigned to the case, discovers there’s more to the situation—and to Dani Flanagan herself—than the authorities care to explore.

Malone is told to shut his mouth, and Dani is sent away to live with her spinster aunts in Cleveland.

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Now Available! April 19, 2022

Against All Odds

By Jeffery H. Haskell

The wrong crew. The wrong ship. The right Captain.

Idealistic navy lieutenant Jacob Grimm just wanted to honor his mother’s sacrifice in the last great war. When he’s forced to return fire and destroy a squadron of ships to save his own, he thinks he’s the hero…

Until they discover the ships are full of children.

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Now Available! April 18, 2022

Tell Me What You Want

By Johana Gavez

A failed blind date turns into the start of an unexpected connection.

Since her divorce four years before, love hasn’t been in the cards for Olivia Fernández. She focuses on work, her children, and the occasional fleeting encounter that never becomes more. The last thing she wants for Valentine’s Day is to be set up on yet another date that will end with her bed warm but her heart as lonely as ever.

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Now Available! April 17, 2022

AC: Artificial Consciousness

Kevin@11 Book 2

By Mark Atlas

“And humans formed machine from the dust of the ground and breathed into its nostrils the breath of life; whence it became a living soul. And they called it biotoid.”

Because of its ethical and humanitarian liability, it remains hushed and whispered within the scientific community. Just the attempt of it must be hidden to avoid global outrage. Making it will be permanent, and regardless of whether it brings the world joy or bitterness, it will divide us. Whether it is censored by nature or draws God’s wrath, it will leave us all questioning our decision to tinker with something we were never meant to.

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Now Available! April 14, 2022

Unseen Magic

By Sarah Biglow

She’s done with the past. Too bad it has one last lesson to teach.

Newly-minted FBI Agent Kayla Rogers is eager to take on her first assignment out of the academy until she’s detailed to a taskforce back home in Boston, hurtling her into the heart of the reason her magic turned on her years ago.

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Now Available! April 14, 2022

Diner of Lost Souls

By Graham Diamond

Cora Drakos, a Greek immigrant, owns the famous Athena Diner. The painful lessons life has taught her have made her a part-time sleuth, ever ready to reach the most dangerous and forbidden places.

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Now Available! April 12, 2022

The Investigator

By John Sandford

Letty Davenport, the brilliant and tenacious adopted daughter of Lucas Davenport, takes the investigative reins in the newest thriller from #1 bestselling author John Sandford.

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Now Available! April 12, 2022

Year on Fire

By Julie Buxbaum

Can a single kiss change everything?

It was a year on fire. They fell in love. Someone was bound to get burned.

The Spark: Just days before the start of junior year for twins Arch and Immie and their best friend, Paige, a spontaneous kiss shakes the very foundation of their friendship. But some loyalties run too deep to be broken by accidental betrayal.

The Fuel: Enter Rohan, new to Wood Valley High by way of London, who walks into school on the first day completely overwhelmed by his sudden move halfway around the world. When Paige calls dibs on him—he’s too cute to ignore—Immie is in no position to argue, certainly not after taking the fall for the disloyal kiss. Too bad for Immie that Ro feels like the best kind of familiar.

The Kindling: Former lab partners Arch and Jackson, Paige’s ex-boyfriend, have never considered themselves more than friends. But sometimes feelings can grow like wildfire.

The Flames: When the girls’ bathroom at Wood Valley is set ablaze, no one doubts it’s arson. But in this bastion of privilege, who’d be angry enough to want to burn down the school? Answer: pretty much everyone.

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Now Available! April 12, 2022

If an Egyptian Cannot Speak English

By Noor Naga

In the aftermath of the Arab Spring, an Egyptian American woman and a man from the village of Shobrakheit meet at a café in Cairo. He was a photographer of the revolution, but now finds himself unemployed and addicted to cocaine, living in a rooftop shack. She is a nostalgic daughter of immigrants “returning” to a country she’s never been to before, teaching English and living in a light-filled flat with balconies on all sides. They fall in love and he moves in. But soon their desire—for one another, for the selves they want to become through the other—takes a violent turn that neither of them expected.

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Now Available! April 12, 2022

Nobody Gets Out Alive

By Leigh Newman

Set in Newman’s home state of Alaska, Nobody Gets Out Alive is a collection of dazzling, courageous stories about women struggling to survive not just grizzly bears and charging moose but the raw, exhausting legacy of their marriages and families.

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Now Available! April 12, 2022

A Tiny Upward Shove

By Melissa Chadburn

Marina Salles’s life does not end the day she wakes up dead.

Instead, in the course of a moment, she is transformed into the stuff of myth, the stuff of her grandmother’s old Filipino stories—an aswang, a creature of mystery and vengeance. She spent her time on earth on the margins; shot like a pinball through a childhood of loss, she was a veteran of Child Protective Services and a survivor, but always reacting, watching from a distance, understanding very little of her own life, let alone the lives of others. Death brings her into the hearts and minds of those she has known—even her killer—as she accesses their memories and sees anew the meaning of her own. In her nine days as an aswang, while she considers whether to exact vengeance on her killer, she also traces back, finally able to see what led these two lost souls to a crushingly inevitable conclusion.

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Now Available! April 12, 2022

Angel Assassin

By Andre Gonzalez

A secret organization. A dangerous assassin. A deadly mission.

Targeting the scum of humanity, Arielle’s next mission of preventing a murder presents problems she’s never faced before. Ones that will test her limits.

Under pressure to complete the mission, Arielle and her dedicated team plunge further into a dark underworld of crime. The clock is ticking. Will she be too late to save an innocent life – and uncover the truth?

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Now Available! April 12, 2022

The Perfect Couple

By Blake Pierce

Couples are found dead in their wealthy homes in suburban Los Angeles, with seemingly nothing to connect them. As Jessie dives deep into this wealthy town, she comes to realize an awful truth: this killer is hiding in plain sight, ready to strike again.

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Now Available! April 12, 2022

Insomnia

By Sarah Pinborough

IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT, MADNESS LIES . . .

Emma can’t sleep.

CHECK THE WINDOWS.

It’s been like this since her big 4-0 started getting closer.

LOCK THE DOORS.

Her mother stopped sleeping just before her own fortieth birthday. She went mad and did the unthinkable because of it.

LOOK IN ON THE CHILDREN.

Is that what’s happening to Emma?

WHY CAN’T SHE SLEEP?
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Now Available! April 11, 2022

Buried in the Dark

By Shannon Esposito

On her 21st birthday, Cate Flores finds the courage to flee her life with nothing but a trash bag of belongings and a black eye.

A help-wanted ad brings her to the Coastal Wildlife Rescue Center on Gull Island, where her dream of training to be a veterinarian seems possible. She’s finally found a safe place that feels like home, and the people there become family. Life couldn’t be better… and then on a warm September night, she disappears, never to be seen or heard from again.LINK:

 

Now Available! April 10, 2022

Trouble Is My Beat

By James Scott Bell

Hollywood, 1945. The war is over and the boys are coming home. But in Tinseltown it’s crime as usual.

Bill Armbrewster is the troubleshooter for National-Consolidated Pictures. That means getting leading men out of the drunk tank … or a murder rap. It means keeping wolves away from starlets and dancers away from temptation. Once it even means helping Bette Davis out of a jam.

His beat is trouble and his fists are ready. And when he isn’t solving studio problems he’s pounding a typewriter, writing crime stories for the fabled Black Mask pulp magazine.

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Now Available! April 10, 2022

Best Friends Forever

By Cathryn Grant 

Two friends. One road trip. A journey to hell.

Recently divorced, Abbey is hungry for new experiences, determined to live life to the full.

So when her old college friend, Raven, suggests a road trip, she leaps at the chance. But they haven’t gone far when they realize a stranger is following them.

As his behavior becomes more and more threatening, it begins to dawn on Abbey that this is no random psychopath. He is pursuing them because he is connected to a terrible event in her past.

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Now Available! April 9, 2022

Secret Admirer

By Patricia MacDonald

Laura has it all.

A loving husband, a five-year-old son, a flourishing career and a beautiful home on the shore.

New Year’s Eve. An intruder in a ski mask invades her beautifully restored Victorian home. He knocks her unconscious and shoots her husband dead in their bed.

Her perfect life just ended

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Now Available! April 8, 2022

The Demon’s Dagger

By Douglas Lumsden

Once he checked in, checking out became an obsession!

Crawford the were-rat checks into a shady hotel and promptly stumbles over a dead man. A mysterious troll is obsessed with finding the dagger that killed him—a dagger possessed by a demon! The demon denies that he is a demon and is obsessed with regaining his freedom. Meanwhile, the hotel’s night clerk is obsessed with the hooker on the third floor. Crawford is obsessed with what’s in the hooker’s room: a solid gold statuette of a demon-slaying goddess! Crawford has checked in, but, when obsessions collide, does he have any hope of checking out?

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Now Available! April 7, 2022

No Mercy

By Blake Pierce

With an insane killer on a spree, the clock is ticking for Valerie and her partner—and the brilliant psychiatrist on their team—to enter his mind and stop him before he strikes again. The twisted pathway to his psyche takes them down the dark road of the killer’s past, into orphanages, alienated family members, and shattered survivors.

It is a road that may be too dark for even Valerie—one of the best BAU agents—to head down. She has tried too hard to escape her own past to withstand much more on her psyche.

And when the killer sets his sights on her, it may just be her final undoing.

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Now Available! April 5, 2022

The Candy House

By Jennifer Egan

The Candy House opens with the staggeringly brilliant Bix Bouton, whose company, Mandala, is so successful that he is “one of those tech demi-gods with whom we’re all on a first name basis.” Bix is 40, with four kids, restless, desperate for a new idea, when he stumbles into a conversation group, mostly Columbia professors, one of whom is experimenting with downloading or “externalizing” memory. It’s 2010. Within a decade, Bix’s new technology, “Own Your Unconscious”—that allows you access to every memory you’ve ever had, and to share every memory in exchange for access to the memories of others—has seduced multitudes. But not everyone.

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Now Available! April 5, 2022

The Date from Hell

By Gwenda Bond

After saving the world and stopping the apocalypse, Callie and Luke are looking forward to a quiet, romantic weekend together. When you’re human and dating the Prince of Hell, quiet moments are hard to come by. But their romantic weekend in Hell takes a turn when Lucifer tasks Callie and Luke with chasing a wayward soul around the world. If they can prove it’s possible to redeem a soul, Lucifer will allow the two of them to make some changes in Hell.

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Now Available! April 5, 2022

Sea of Tranquility

By Emily St. John Mandel

Edwin St. Andrew is eighteen years old when he crosses the Atlantic by steamship, exiled from polite society following an ill-conceived diatribe at a dinner party. He enters the forest, spellbound by the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, and suddenly hears the notes of a violin echoing in an airship terminal—an experience that shocks him to his core.

Two centuries later a famous writer named Olive Llewellyn is on a book tour. She’s traveling all over Earth, but her home is the second moon colony, a place of white stone, spired towers, and artificial beauty. Within the text of Olive’s best-selling pandemic novel lies a strange passage: a man plays his violin for change in the echoing corridor of an airship terminal as the trees of a forest rise around him.

When Gaspery-Jacques Roberts, a detective in the black-skied Night City, is hired to investigate an anomaly in the North American wilderness, he uncovers a series of lives upended: The exiled son of an earl driven to madness, a writer trapped far from home as a pandemic ravages Earth, and a childhood friend from the Night City who, like Gaspery himself, has glimpsed the chance to do something extraordinary that will disrupt the timeline of the universe.

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Now Available! April 5, 2022

Young Mungo

By Douglas Stuart

Growing up in a housing estate in Glasgow, Mungo and James are born under different stars—Mungo a Protestant and James a Catholic—and they should be sworn enemies if they’re to be seen as men at all. Yet against all odds, they become best friends as they find a sanctuary in the pigeon dovecote that James has built for his prize racing birds. As they fall in love, they dream of finding somewhere they belong, while Mungo works hard to hide his true self from all those around him, especially from his big brother Hamish, a local gang leader with a brutal reputation to uphold.

When Mungo’s mother sends him on a fishing trip to a loch in Western Scotland with two strange men whose drunken banter belies murky pasts, he will need to summon all his inner strength and courage to try to get back to a place of safety, a place where he and James might still have a future.

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Now Available! April 5, 2022

Low Pastures

By Bill James

A well-dressed corpse found shot in the sand and gravel wharf sparks trouble for Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur and his unpredictable boss, Assistant Chief Constable Iles.

The man is found dead in the local dockyard, shot from behind. Colin Harpur, examining the impeccably dressed corpse on his hands and knees, predicts the execution spells imminent trouble – and not just the unexpected arrival of his spiteful, brilliant boss, ACC Iles, at the two a.m. slaughter scene.

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Now Available! April 5, 2022

Four Treasures of the Sky

By Jenny Tinghui Zhang

Set against the backdrop of the Chinese Exclusion Act, a Chinese girl fights to claim her place in the 1880s American West.

Daiyu never wanted to be like the tragic heroine for whom she was named, revered for her beauty and cursed with heartbreak. But when she is kidnapped and smuggled across an ocean from China to America, Daiyu must relinquish the home and future she imagined for herself.

Over the years that follow, she is forced to keep reinventing herself to survive. From a calligraphy school, to a San Francisco brothel, to a shop tucked into the Idaho mountains, we follow Daiyu on a desperate quest to outrun the tragedy that chases her

As anti-Chinese sentiment sweeps across the country in a wave of unimaginable violence, Daiyu must draw on each of the selves she has been—including the ones she most wants to leave behind—in order to finally claim her own name and story.

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Now Available! April 5, 2022

Treaty of War

By Jay Bradford

Treaties usually bring peace. This one could start the next world war.

When the Chinese assassinate a lawyer at a treaty signing, undercover agent Jackson Crow is summoned before the ink and blood have dried. His young associate, Lily Sun, knows too much about the agreement, and about the victim. Now the Chinese want Lily dead. The White House wants her quiet. And Jackson is the only one who can protect her.

Jackson must decide whether to obey orders or break them to keep Lily safe. His hidden cryptocurrency network knows what only presidents are meant to know. It will take every resource Jackson has to piece together the digital clues—from Washington to Tokyo to Beijing—that can stop the next assassination from triggering a war.

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Now Available! April 5, 2022

Portrait of a Thief

By Grace D. Li

History is told by the conquerors. Across the Western world, museums display the spoils of war, of conquest, of colonialism: priceless pieces of art looted from other countries, kept even now.

Will Chen plans to steal them back.

A senior at Harvard, Will fits comfortably in his carefully curated roles: a perfect student, an art history major and sometimes artist, the eldest son who has always been his parents’ American Dream. But when a mysterious Chinese benefactor reaches out with an impossible—and illegal—job offer, Will finds himself something else as well: the leader of a heist to steal back five priceless Chinese sculptures, looted from Beijing centuries ago.

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Now Available! April 5, 2022

The Younger Wife

By Sally Hepworth

THE HUSBAND

A heart surgeon at the top of his field, Stephen Aston is getting married again. But first he must divorce his current wife, even though she can no longer speak for herself.

THE DAUGHTERS

Tully and Rachel Aston look upon their father’s fiancée, Heather, as nothing but an interloper. Heather is younger than both of them. Clearly, she’s after their father’s money.

THE FORMER WIFE

With their mother in a precarious position, Tully and Rachel are determined to get to the
truth about their family’s secrets, the new wife closing in, and who their father really is.

THE YOUNGER WIFE

Heather has secrets of her own. Will getting to the truth unleash the most dangerous impulses in all of them?

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Now Available! April 5, 2022

Once a Thief

By Christopher Reich

Facing enemies at every turn, private spy Simon Riske dashes across Europe to find the truth behind a mysterious investor.

Simon Riske sits in sun-dappled Napa Valley, toasting the record hundred-million-dollar sale of a rare 1963 Ferrari which he restored himself. The buyer, a sophisticated French woman, Sylvie Bettencourt, has purchased the car for an unnamed client whose anonymity she will guard at all costs. Riske enjoys her company and the flowing champagne until Sylvie’s formidable Russian bodyguard storms in, claiming the vehicle is a fake. Riske is given an ultimatum. Prove the car is the real thing…or else.

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Now Available! April 4, 2022

My Real Self

By Jessica Huntley

My name is Alicia … but you already know that by now. I am … not normal, but am I truly a psychopath as I have always believed?

Josslyn and I used to be enemies, then friends, then sisters, and now … I finally know the truth about who she really is. But it is not about us anymore. It is about putting an end to an evilness that I know is there, and which is far too close for comfort. I cannot accomplish this mission alone … everyone was against me, but now I have allies.

I will finish this once and for all. I will find out the truth about my past, but one of us may not survive it. Josslyn and I have always been one and the same … but it is time to finally say goodbye and find out who I really am … My Real Self.

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Now Available! April 3, 2022

Road Kill

By Paul Heatley

A young girl being hunted. Only one man can save her.

Tom Rollins is heading south through rural Washington when he sees a teenage girl being manhandled at a gas station. Tom intercedes and the girl escapes. Only to turn up as a stowaway in the back of Tom’s pickup truck.

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Now Available! April 1, 2022

Or Else

By Joe Hart

A secret love becomes a fatal affair.

When novelist Andy Drake returns to his hometown to care for his ailing father, a reconnection with his childhood friend Rachel escalates into a secret love affair. For Rachel, struggling to maintain the facade of a picture-perfect life, it’s an escape from an emotionally abusive marriage. Then Andy receives an anonymous note warning him to end the affair. Or else.

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Now Available! March 31, 2022

Dead Man Walking

By A.P. Bateman

It has been twenty years since MI6 gave King a new identity, and now somebody knows the truth. A killer is taunting him, killing those King was once close to in a bid to force him out into the open.

MI5 is under cyber-attack. GCHQ have found the source of the cyber-terrorism and have uncovered transcripts naming a spy within the UK government. Dispatching a team to investigate, they discover a link between the source of the cyber-terrorism and the man contracted to kill King.

King investigates old enemies in the hope of finding his would-be assassin, but soon uncovers a plot that if unchecked, will devastate Ukraine and could trigger World War Three.

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Now Available! March 31, 2022

Couple Killer

A Violet Darger FBI Mystery Thriller

By L.T. Vargus and Tim McBain

A shadow walks the streets at night. Stalking couples in their cars. Flashlight in one hand. Gun in the other. Killing people is so much fun.

When multiple murders terrorize a small town college campus, FBI profiler Violet Darger heads to rural Michigan to investigate. As soon as she arrives, a grim history begins to emerge.

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Now Available! March 30, 2022
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The Perfect Witness

By Susanna  Beard

Daniel had the perfect life: a beautiful girlfriend, a great job, a lovely home.

But twenty years ago he witnessed something he never should have seen. And now he’s plagued by memories of that night.

The frightened scream.
The splash of something heavy hitting the water.
His friend being murdered by his father.

To get his life back on track, he needs to find out what really happened that night.

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Now Available! March 29, 2022

Four on the Floor

By Tom Fowler

It started as a favor . . .
And led to a bunch of dead bodies.
Now, John Tyler is on the run.

The former soldier offered to pick up his daughter Lexi’s friend Stacy at the airport in bad weather. Simple enough.

When they arrived at the young woman’s house, however, four murdered corpses littered the floor. And the killers were circling back . . .

Two families. One house swap. A vacation to die for.

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Now Available! March 29, 2022

The Diamond Eye

By Kate Quinn

An unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet bookworm who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper. Based on a true story.

In 1937 in the snowbound city of Kiev (now known as Kyiv), wry and bookish history student Mila Pavlichenko organizes her life around her library job and her young son—but Hitler’s invasion of Ukraine and Russia sends her on a different path. Given a rifle and sent to join the fight, Mila must forge herself from studious girl to deadly sniper—a lethal hunter of Nazis known as Lady Death.

When news of her three hundredth kill makes her a national heroine, Mila finds herself torn from the bloody battlefields of the eastern front and sent to America on a goodwill tour.

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Now Available! March 29, 2022

The Secrets We Share

By Edwin Hill

Explore the deep bonds—and deadly secrets—between two very different sisters haunted by the crimes of their father murdered nearly twenty years earlier…

At first glance, Natalie Cavanaugh and Glenn Abbott hardly look like sisters. Even off-duty, Natalie dresses like a Boston cop, preferring practical clothes and unfussy, pinned-up hair. Her younger sister, Glenn, seems tailor-made for the spotlight, from her signature red mane to her camera-ready smile. Glenn has spent years cultivating her brand through her baking blog, and with the publication of her new book, that hard work seems about to pay off. But her fans have no idea about the nightmare in Glenn and Natalie’s past.

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Now Available! March 29, 2022

Love, Lies, and Suicide

By Elle Gray

“You can’t always get what you want.”
“But, if you try, you might find…”

You’ll get exactly what’s coming for you.

FBI agent Olivia Knight has seen the realities of what happens when nightmares come to life. When she’s called to investigate a case of an apparent murder-suicide in an affluent community. She finds herself buried by the unexplainable questions that arise regarding the couple’s seemingly perfect life.

When a deep dive into the life of the philanthropic couple leads to a revelation to a potential double life. Olivia finds herself wondering if their hidden life finally caught up to them…

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Now Available! March 29, 2022

The Family Holiday

By Shalini Boldand

Two families. One house swap. A vacation to die for.

The white-washed Italian villa is perfect. I thought it might feel odd, living in a stranger’s house for the summer, but as my husband and children swim in the infinity pool, I start to relax. And then, in the back of a wardrobe, I find a photograph that shatters everything…

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Now Available! March 29, 2022

Sea Storm

By Andrew Mayne

An explosive conspiracy sets the ocean roiling for a deep-diving investigator in a riveting thriller.

A distress call draws rescuers Sloan McPherson and the Underwater Investigation Unit to a cruise ship off the coast of Fort Lauderdale that’s sinking from a mysterious explosion. When it appears to be the work of an ecoterrorist and other ships are threatened, it becomes a race against time. More clues are discovered, and evidence is in danger of being washed away by a coming tropical storm. Sloan grows concerned that key details are being ignored, and a strange lack of urgency by authorities sets off alarms.

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Now Available! March 29, 2022

Monarch

By Candice Wuehle

After waking up with a strange taste in her mouth and mysterious bruises, former child pageant star Jessica Clink unwittingly begins an investigation into a nefarious deep state underworld. Equipped with the eccentric education of her father, Dr. Clink (a professor of Boredom Studies and the founder of an elite study group known as the Devil’s Workshop), Jessica uncovers a disquieting connection between her former life as a beauty queen and an offshoot of Project MKUltra known as MONARCH.

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Now Available! March 29, 2022

All the White Spaces

By Ally Wilkes

Something deadly and mysterious stalks the members of an isolated polar expedition.

In the wake of the First World War, Jonathan Morgan stows away on an Antarctic expedition, determined to find his rightful place in the world of men. Aboard the expeditionary ship of his hero, the world-famous explorer James “Australis” Randall, Jonathan may live as his true self—and true gender—and have the adventures he has always been denied. But not all is smooth sailing: the war casts its long shadow over them all, and grief, guilt, and mistrust skulk among the explorers.

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Now Available! March 29, 2022

Tell Her

By Chris Patchell

Lives are shattered when a killer comes to town.

When Officer Lacey James is called to the scene of a brutal murder, she doesn’t recognize the victim. Jonathan Jones–JJ is new to Sweet Home. Everyone Lacey talks to in the close-knit community claims he was a good guy, but someone is lying. Someone wanted JJ dead. And someone else knows why.

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Now Available! March 28, 2022

Already Dead

A Laura Frost FBI Suspense Thriller

By Blake Pierce

A new serial killer leaves a creepy signature at each crime scene: a burning candle. Psychic—and FBI Special Agent—Laura Frost must unearth why. But will her psychic vision lead her astray?

FBI Special Agent and single mom Laura Frost, 35, is haunted by her talent: a psychic ability which she refuses to face and which she keeps secret from her colleagues. While Laura gets obscured glimpses of what the killer may do next, she must decide whether to trust her confusing gift—or her investigative work.

As a string of bodies turns up, abandoned in increasingly public places, the FBI notes that they all have something in common: a single, burning candle at the scene of the crime. Is he playing a sick game?

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Now Available! March 27, 2022

Only Watching You

By Mark West

Cryptic, intimate threats make a woman question everyone close to her…

Claire Heeley has been getting her life back on track after separating from her cheating husband, when she is almost run over. This is the first in a series of incidents that lead her to believe she has a stalker. Someone has daubed a hangman symbol outside her home, and each day letters are being added to the game. Whatever the writing on the wall, something spells serious trouble.

Can Claire find out who has it in for her before a death sentence is written out?

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Now Available! March 25, 2022

Girl Erased

By Blake Pierce

FBI Special Agent Ella Dark has studied serial killers from the time she could read, devastated by the murder of her own sister, and has gained an encyclopedic knowledge of murderers. When doctors are found murdered in brutal ways, their bodies crammed into tubes and left on display, Ella struggles to see the connection. Has her knowledge reached its match?

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Now Available! March 24, 2022

Alibi Defense

By Stephen Penner

Who do you believe when everyone has a reason to lie?

A young man is murdered in his apartment in a very personal and unique way. The evidence leads to an unlikely suspect, and soon everyone involved has a different, conflicting alibi. They can’t all be true, but which ones are false, and why?

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Now Available! March 23, 2022

Murder in Mind

Sometimes the dead are the best witnesses

By James F. David

Singer McKenzie’s photographic memory had been more of a curse than a gift, until he is recruited into a classified FBI program using experimental neurotechnology.

Linked to murder victims, Singer can experience the last moments of the deceased.

Soon, Singer is on the trail of two serial killers, not knowing he is also being hunted. But when he is unwittingly linked to a murderer, he experiences the dark side of the technology and fears he is becoming one of the monsters he is hunting.

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Now Available! March 23, 2022

The Assignment

By Vince Bryan

Stomp for stompers and fear for fearers, but the naked runner was caught in the storm of spears.

Detective Ryan Daniels of CID homicide section is assigned to investigate the lethal weapon of mass destruction gone missing at the KG6 Commando army barracks armory.

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

The Internet Is Not What You Think It Is

A history, a philosophy, a warning!

By Justin E.H. Smith

This original history tells the story of the centuries-old Utopian dreams behind the internet—and why they have died today.

Many think of the internet as an unprecedented and overwhelmingly positive achievement of modern human technology. But is it?

This deep history of the internet, from the ancient to the modern world, uncovers its surprising origins in nature and centuries-old dreams of radically improving human life by outsourcing thinking to machines and communicating across vast distances. Yet, despite the internet’s continuing potential, the Utopian hopes behind it have finally died today, killed by the harsh realities of social media, the global information economy, and the attention-destroying nature of networked technology.

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

Damaged Intentions

By Mike Omer

Chilling twists and turns for a hostage negotiator with a dark past

As a child, Abby Mullen escaped the insidious Wilcox cult when it literally went down in flames. Years later, she’s the NYPD’s best hostage negotiator and a mother. She thought the worst part of her life was behind her. Until now. Armed conspiracy theorists called the Watchers have attacked the local high school—and taken her daughter hostage.

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

Don’t Know Tough

By Eli Cranor

In Denton, Arkansas, the fate of the high school football team rests on the shoulders of Billy Lowe, a volatile but talented running back. Billy comes from an extremely troubled home: a trailer park where he is terrorized by his unstable mother’s abusive boyfriend. Billy takes out his anger on the field, but when his savagery crosses a line, he faces suspension.

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

Disorientation

By Elaine Hsieh Chou

Twenty-nine-year-old PhD student Ingrid Yang is desperate to finish her dissertation on the late canonical poet Xiao-Wen Chou and never read about “Chinese-y” things again. But after years of grueling research, all she has to show for her efforts are junk food addiction and stomach pain. When she accidentally stumbles upon a curious note in the Chou archives one afternoon, she convinces herself it’s her ticket out of academic hell.

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

A Harmless Lie

By Sara Blaedel

A woman is haunted by a heart-wrenching decision she made as a teenager.

Detective Louise Rick is on a beach in Thailand when the panicked call from her father comes through. Louise′s beloved brother, Mikkel, has attempted suicide. His wife, Trine, left him days earlier, walking out the door one day with no warning and leaving Mikkel devastated.

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

Portrait of an Unknown Lady

By Maria Gainza

In the Buenos Aires art world, a master forger has achieved legendary status. Rumored to be a woman, she specializes in canvases by the painter Mariette Lydis, a portraitist of Argentinean high society. But who is this absurdly gifted creator of counterfeits? What motivates her? And what is her link to the community of artists who congregate, night after night, in a strange establishment called the Hotel Melancólico?
 
On the trail of this mysterious forger is our narrator, an art critic and auction house employee through whose hands counterfeit works have passed. As she begins to take on the role of art-world detective, adopting her own methods of deception and manipulation, she warns us “not to proceed in expectation of names, numbers or dates . . . My techniques are those of the impressionist.”

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

Curfew

By Jayne Cowie

Imagine a near-future Britain in which women dominate workplaces, public spaces, and government. Where the gender pay gap no longer exists and motherhood opens doors instead of closing them. Where women are no longer afraid to walk home alone, to cross a dark parking lot, or to catch the last train.

Where all men are electronically tagged and not allowed out after 7 p.m.

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

The Bone Orchard

By Sara A. Mueller

Charm is a witch, and she is alone. The last of a line of conquered necromantic workers, now confined within the yard of regrown bone trees at Orchard House, and the secrets of their marrow.

Charm is a prisoner, and a survivor. Charm tends the trees and their clattering fruit for the sake of her children, painstakingly grown and regrown with its fruit: Shame, Justice, Desire, Pride, and Pain.

Charm is a whore, and a madam. The wealthy and powerful of Borenguard come to her house to buy time with the girls who aren’t real.

Except on Tuesdays, which is when the Emperor himself lays claim to his mistress, Charm herself.

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

An Eternal Lei

By Naomi Hirahara

It’s the middle of the pandemic and Hawaii has been virtually closed to tourists.

So when Leilani Santiago and her young sisters save a mysterious woman wearing an unusual lei from drowning in Waimea Bay in Kaua‘i, questions abound. Who is she and where did she come from? Leilani suddenly finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation when the lei is traced back to her best friend, the very pregnant Courtney Kahuakai, and her family’s flower business.

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

The Lying Club

By Annie Ward

A tangled web of lies draws together three women in this explosive thriller of revenge, murder and shocking secrets

At an elite private school nestled in the Colorado mountains, Natalie, an office assistant, dreams of having a life like the school moms she deals with every day. Women like Brooke—a gorgeous heiress, ferociously loving mother and serial cheater—and Asha, an overprotective mom who suspects her husband of having an affair. Their fates are bound by the handsome assistant athletic director Nicholas, whom Natalie loves, Brooke wants and Asha needs.

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

Her Last Affair

By John Searles

Every marriage has its secrets….

Skyla lives alone in the shadow of the defunct drive-in movie theater that she and her husband ran for nearly fifty years. Ever since Hollis’s death in a freak accident the year before, Skyla spends her nights ruminating about the regrets and deceptions in her long marriage. That is, until she rents a cottage on the property to a charming British man, Teddy Cornwell….

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Now Available! March 22, 2022

Beat the Devils

By Josh Weiss

An inventive, page-turning crime thriller set in an alternate United States during the height of the Red Scare—with shocking parallels to America in the 2020s.

USA, 1958. President Joseph McCarthy sits in the White House, elected on a wave of populist xenophobia and barely‑concealed anti‑Semitism. The country is in the firm grip of McCarthy’s Hueys, a secret police force evolved from the House Un-American Activities Committee. Hollywood’s sparkling vision of the American dream has been suppressed; its remaining talents forced to turn out endless anti‑communist

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Now Available! March 21, 2022

Miserable Lies

By Nolan King

How many wrongs make a right?

Deputy Chief Quentin “Port” Porter is famous for catching the infamous Magistrate Killer, Linus Cole, whose murder spree included his best friend and partner, Miles Tate.

Port’s heroics caught the nation’s imagination, inspiring film and television, and skyrocketing his career while making him famous and wealthy.

Just one problem — Port may have lied about a key element of the case to put Cole away for crimes he was sure he’d committed.

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Now Available! March 20, 2022

No Way Back

By T.J. Brearton

She must uncover the truth. Or a young woman dies.

A quiet Manhattan street. Kristie Fain is walking to the train when she is snatched by a couple of strangers.

Special Agent Shannon Ames has just been reassigned to the New York Field Office, the biggest in the country. Since Kristie Fain is an aide to a US Senator, Shannon and her FBI team are given the case.

This time, she can’t afford to play by the rules. If she does, Kristie Fain will die. So Shannon risks everything to save the young aide. And finds herself trapped — with no way back.

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Now Available! March 18, 2022

The Last Dawn

Apocalypse

By Richard C. Hale

The world has descended into chaos.

A lethal super-virus has wiped out much of the population, toppling governments, religions, and most of society.

Stranded on a remote, faraway mission, Col. Noah Dresdon agonizes about what’s become of his family in Florida. Did his wife survive? The last time he talked to her, she was already sick. What about his two daughters? When the plague began, they were in college on opposite ends of the state. But it’s been weeks.

He’s heard nothing.

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Now Available! March 16, 2022

Collision Course

By Matt Hilton

PAST AND PRESENT COLLIDE IN THIS PULSE-RACING THRILLER.

Hayley Cameron finally found out the truth about her family. Everything she thought she knew was a lie. And now she’s disappeared.

Her mom is frantic with worry. How could Hayley have vanished without a trace? She’s not even posting on social media. Investigators Tess and Po are worried that something bad has happened to her.

Then Hayley’s father is attacked. Now the stakes are even higher. Tess and Po must find Hayley before it’s too late. They discover that Hayley is being targeted by a dangerous criminal. Just what has she got herself mixed up in?

Can Tess and Po find Hayley before her family’s secrets are brutally exposed?

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Now Available! March 15, 2022

The Match

By Harlan Coben

Wilde follows a tip that may finally reveal the truth behind his abandonment—only to end up in the sights of a ruthless killer.

After months away, Wilde has returned to the Ramapo Mountains in the wake of a failed bid at domesticity that confirms what he’s known all along: He belongs on his own, free from the comforts and constraints of modern life.

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Now Available! March 15, 2022

City of Ghosts

An Ava Gold Mystery

By Blake Pierce

1920s. New York City. When a second immigrant woman turns up murdered in the Lower East Side, Ava Gold, the city’s first female detective, is summoned to crack the case. But this serial killer is savage, and Ava’s dangerous game of cat and mouse may just lead her too close to home.

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Now Available! March 15, 2022

Incinerated

By Lori Matthews

Meet Axel Cantor of the US Coast Guard’s TEAM RECON. As in reconstructed. As in broken and needs fixing.

When a cargo ship gets stuck in the Suez Canal and an American journalist on board ends up dead, Axel is sent in to investigate. He didn’t count on running into Sloan Bishop another reporter and the love of his life. Or maybe the hate of his life. Ever since he ended up in one of her articles.

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Now Available! March 15, 2022

Ukraine’s Revolt, Russia’s Revenge

By Christopher M. Smith

An eyewitness account by a U.S. diplomat of Russia’s brazen attempt to undo the democratic revolution in Ukraine

Told from the perspective of a U.S. diplomat in Kiev, this book is the true story of Ukraine’s anti-corruption revolution in 2013—14, Russia’s intervention and invasion of that nation, and the limited role played by the United States. It puts into a readable narrative the previously unpublished reporting by seasoned U.S. diplomatic and military professionals, a wealth of information on Ukrainian high-level and street-level politics, a broad analysis of the international context, and vivid descriptions of people and places in Ukraine during the EuroMaidan Revolution. The book also counters Russia’s disinformation narratives about the revolution and America’s role in it.

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Now Available! March 15, 2022

The Stepchild

By Nicole Trope

Three-year-old Millie Everleigh disappears on a crisp winter’s day, and nothing is as it seems…

It’s the phone call every mother dreads.

Once the truth comes out, all of our lies exposed, will it be too late to save my precious child?

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Now Available! March 15, 2022

See Beyond The Fog

By Judith A.Barrett

Maggie’s life depends on her ability to see what no one else sees, despite her tragic loss of vision.

Maggie relies on all her senses as she navigates through the slim thread of clues behind two decades of disappearances and suspicious deaths of young women at the hand of the legendary Ghost of Wicked Hollow. She sees beyond the fog that shrouded a serial killer from discovery for years. The deranged killer targets the vulnerable Maggie; he intends for her to die.

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Now Available! March 15, 2022

The Wayward Assassin

By Susan Ouellette

Revenge knows no deadline.

Although told to stand down now that the Chechen rebel who killed her fiancé is dead, CIA analyst Maggie Jenkins believes otherwise and goes rogue to track down the assassin. Soon it becomes clear that failure to find Zara will have repercussions far beyond the personal, as Maggie uncovers plans for a horrific attack on innocent Americans. Zara is the new face of terrorism–someone who doesn’t fit the profile, who can slip undetected from attack to attack, and who’s intent on pursuing a personal vendetta at any cost.

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Now Available! March 14, 2022

The Demand

By M.I. Hattersley

As a parent you’d die for your children. But could you kill for them?

When her daughter’s school calls to ask why Freya hasn’t arrived that morning, Beth Lomax tries to stay calm. She’s probably at home she tells herself, or with friends.

But an hour later her phone rings again and Beth’s worst fears are realised…

Freya is not at home and she’s certainly not with friends.

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Now Available! March 14, 2022

Game Plan

Lies He Told Me

By Sylvie Grayson

Investigator Randy Bonnar’s search for a missing husband uncovers a plot so thick even the cops can’t penetrate the secrets.

Georgia knows she makes bad decisions. When she has a flat tire while riding her bike, Randy offers to help, but she doesn’t trust him. Then she seizes control of her future and hires him to follow her estranged husband, Howard. The facts he uncovers are devastating. Soon Howard’s greedy business partners are threatening action if she doesn’t stop the investigation, but as Randy digs deeper and uncovers more secrets, they lead in a direction she could never have imagined.

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Now Available! March 12, 2022

Criminal Kingdom

A modern crime thriller set in the USA

By Stephen K. Gold

Joe Glass works undercover. Deep undercover. No rules. No laws. No mercy. Just how Joe likes it.

His latest assignment – if he’s crazy enough to accept – infiltrate a gang of thieves, drug dealers and murderers, led by terrifying, psychotic gangster Silas Brown. Joe takes the job. It’s what he does. Only this gig is different… This time, it’s not only Joe’s life that’s on the line. The gangsters are plotting to import a deadly narcotic that will tear the guts out of the USA. They have to be stopped. But, unfortunately for Joe, there’s only one way to do it . . .

Get himself incarcerated in a hell on earth.

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Now Available! March 10, 2022

The Fate She Sees

By Allie Davies

Her future looks deadly

After hearing crushing news about her husband, surrealist painter Emily has a strange encounter on the Night Tube with a mysterious man who offers to read her fortune. She already knows the fate of her marriage doesn’t look good and doesn’t need a stranger to tell her this.

Despite her reluctance, he predicts her future: three people in her life will betray her within the month. He harrowingly ends his prediction by warning her that he sees a gun being pointed at her head.

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Now Available! March 9, 2022

One Girl Missing

By Karla Kovach

Five-year-old Cally waits in her pretty pink bedroom for the sound of the front door opening and her mother’s sweet voice in the hall. But when the doorbell finally rings, and Cally creeps out of bed to peer through the banister, a large man in uniform is all she sees.

Her mother is missing…

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Now Available! March 8, 2022

Killing Time

By Brenna Erlich

The Westside of Manhattan is desolate, overgrown, and dangerous—and Gilda Carr wouldn’t have it any other way. An eccentric detective whose pursuit of tiny mysteries has dragged her to the brink of madness, Gilda spends 1923 searching for something that’s eluded her for years: peace. On the revitalized waterfront of the Lower West, Gilda and the gregarious ex-gangster Cherub Stevens start a new life on a stolen yacht. But their old life isn’t done with them yet.

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Now Available! March 8, 2022

Westside Lights

A Jazz Age fantasy set in the dangerous Westside of New York City

By W.M. Akers

The Westside of Manhattan is desolate, overgrown, and dangerous—and Gilda Carr wouldn’t have it any other way. An eccentric detective whose pursuit of tiny mysteries has dragged her to the brink of madness, Gilda spends 1923 searching for something that’s eluded her for years: peace. On the revitalized waterfront of the Lower West, Gilda and the gregarious ex-gangster Cherub Stevens start a new life on a stolen yacht. But their old life isn’t done with them yet.

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Now Available! March 8, 2022

Cradle

By C.A. Caskabel

When pigeons fall from the sky and farmers start dying in South China, Dr. Tina Walker, a world expert in the H7N9 flu strain, knows that the world is out of time.

Tina lives in Athens, Greece, raising her family while trying to end a toxic affair. Now she must race against the clock to convince the populist anti-science government to secure vaccines before global supplies run out. She will find the most unlikely allies in Lucia—a criminology student turned vigilante—and Yara—a teenager trapped in a refugee camp. Together they fight sex traffickers, corrupt officials, an eccentric tycoon, fanatics, and a devastating pandemic.

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Now Available! March 8, 2022

Quantum Girl Theory

A Jazz Age fantasy set in the dangerous Westside of New York City

By Erin Kate Ryan

Mary Garrett has a gift for finding missing girls, a special kind of clairvoyance she calls “the sight.” Lured by a poster and the promise of a reward, she arrives at a small town in the Jim Crow South to discover that not one but three girls have vanished—two of whom are Black, and whose disappearances have gone uninvestigated outside their own community. She sets out to find them. 

As it turns out, Mary is herself a “missing girl.” 

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Now Available! March 8, 2022

The Wrong Woman

By Leanne Kale Sparks

The past is never far behind, as a string of murders threatens to unleash long-buried secrets

The only survivor of Denver’s notorious “Reaper” serial murders, FBI Special Agent Kendall Beck grapples with the ghosts of her past by seeking justice for victims of abuse. She’s neck deep in a particularly ugly case involving the disappearance of five-year-old Emily Williams—but her investigation is derailed when her best friend and roommate, Gwen Tavich, turns up dead floating in a nearby lake.

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Now Available! March 8, 2022

The Golden Couple

By Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Wealthy Washington suburbanites Marissa and Matthew Bishop seem to have it all—until Marissa is unfaithful. Beneath their veneer of perfection is a relationship riven by work and a lack of intimacy. She wants to repair things for the sake of their eight-year-old son and because she loves her husband. Enter Avery Chambers.

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Now Available! March 8, 2022

The Patient’s Secret

By Loreth Anne White

Secrets worth dying—and killing—for, in a novel of suspense inspired by a horrific true crime

When the battered body of a female jogger is found beneath the cliffs of an idyllic coastal community, these perfect neighbors suddenly don’t seem so perfect . . .

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Now Available! March 8, 2022

Don’t Get Close

By Matt Miksa

An infamous reincarnation cult resurfaces in the wake of a deadly bombing.
It’s up to an FBI novice to learn its true aim—and uncover its dark past before it consumes her.

Special Agent Vera Taggart walked away from a promising career as an artist to join the FBI, and she impresses her new colleagues with her eerie ability to divine conclusions from the grisliest crime scenes. Taggart’s first assignment is a decades-old cold case centered on a cult of suicide bombers known as the Sons of Elijah who believe they’ve been reborn hundreds of times, going back centuries. It seems like a low-risk assignment until a bomb tears apart a crowded Chicago restaurant. The Sons of Elijah have returned—and now it’s up to Taggart to stop their modern-day reign of terror.

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Now Available! March 8, 2022

The Darkest Place

By Phillip Margolin

Robin Lockwood is an increasingly prominent defense attorney in the Portland community. A Yale graduate and former MMA fighter, she’s becoming known for her string of innovative and successful defense strategies. As a favor to a judge, Robin takes on the pro bono defense of a reprehensible defendant charged with even more reprehensible crimes. But what she doesn’t know—what she can’t know—is how this one decision, this one case, will wreak complete devastation on her life and plans.

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Now Available! March 8, 2022

The Lightning Rod

By Brad Meltzer

What’s the one secret no one knows about you?

Archie Mint has a secret. He’s led a charmed life—he’s got a beautiful wife, two impressive kids, and a successful military career. But when he’s killed while trying to stop a robbery in his own home, his family is shattered—and then shocked when the other shoe drops. Mint’s been hiding criminal secrets none of them could have imagined.

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Now Available! March 7, 2022

Taste

By Melanie Harlow

The last person on earth I want to be stranded with is Gianni Lupo.

But thanks to the blizzard of the century, I’m trapped in a roadside motel room with that cocky bastard for two straight days.

With one small bed.

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Now Available! March 6, 2022

Better Than Even

trillion is the new billion

By Jim Flynn

JR Johnson must recover his money lost in Cyberspace.

JR Johnson admits to his bride of three days that they married under false premises. He hadn’t told her he lost his inheritance in Cyberspace. His headstrong wife, oil heiress Barbara Jean Parker gives him an edict: get out and don’t come back without the money.

Johnson enlists help from powerful sources, but isn’t sure who he can trust, especially a surprising new ally. But Johnson has powerful enemies.

JR is given a seemingly easy path to recovering the money. That’s when the complications begin….

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Now Available! March 5, 2022

The Alibi

By John Locke

Shortly after arriving in Eddyville, Kentucky, successful landscape architect James Flynn’s entire world is turned upside down. In a good way, he thinks.

After all, what could be better than having the two prettiest young ladies in Lyon County vying for his affections?

Suddenly, one of them needs an alibi that only he can provide. All she needs is for him to say they’ve been together for the past four hours. How much trouble could that possibly cause?

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Now Available! March 4, 2022

You Never Forget Your First

By John Locke

Both Jenna and Fallon—best friends since childhood—married handsome, successful men. Publicly, the two couples get along famously. But beneath the happy façade, both women know shocking secrets about each other’s husbands they’ve never revealed.

After being involved in a late-night auto accident, Jenna refuses to file a police report or go to the hospital for treatment because she knows the police will never believe her extensive injuries were caused by a relatively minor fender bender. Nor can she tell anyone, not even Fallon, what really happened, or why. At least, not yet. But come Saturday, all hell’s going to break loose.

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Now Available! March 4, 2022

Contagion

By Michael McBride

This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang but a scream.

In the remote mountains of northern Alaska, Dr. Riley Middleton and her team of archeologists discover a burial site containing mummified remains dating to the last ice age. None of them notice the warning carved into the entrance or realize that the tomb had been deliberately sealed from the outside until they’ve already released a virus that turns ordinary people into murderous monsters. But there’s something even more terrifying inside…something ancient…something unspeakably evil.

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Now Available! March 3, 2022

Harrowing Roses

By Barbara Cooper

DANA feels the atmosphere of the marsh seeping into her skin with each day she spends in the cold unwelcoming mansion of her father’s family.

When her young cousin, Debra Lee, mysteriously vanishes, Dana turns to Henry – a neighbor from a cabin nearby, to help search for her. Is her cousin dead? What are these strange visions and dreams her new friend is having … could they be connected to the missing girl?

Despite the hint of something unnatural and slightly strange about this, Dana is inexplicably drawn to the surrounding woods and to the neighbor himself.

But does Henry know more about Debra Lee’s disappearance than he’s revealing… and is it up to our heroine to start being afraid?

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Now Available! March 2, 2022

Left to Crave

An Adele Sharp Mystery

By Blake Pierce

After so many years on the force, FBI Special Agent Adele Sharp is pretty sure she’s seen it all—until bodies begin to appear, shipped in crates to Europe’s elite auction houses.

With billionaires’ antiques compromised, and the case in the media’s crosshairs, the pressure couldn’t be higher.

Who is the killer? Why are they shipping these bodies? And can Adele stop them before he strikes again?

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Order

america and the world in the free market era

By Gary Gerstle

The most sweeping account of how neoliberalism came to dominate American politics for nearly a half century before crashing against the forces of Trumpism on the right and a new progressivism on the left.

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

Last Rays of Daylight

By Christopher Flory

In the wake of a hurricane, a young girl is found dead in a shipping container in St. Thomas. Short-handed with agents and residents picking up the pieces after the storm, the FBI calls in Paul Dodge, who was taking an all-too-rare vacation in the sun and sand.

The case quickly escalates and lands the agent in a world of gangs, drugs, and human trafficking. Dodge will need to rely on his years of training and military skills if he is to survive the coming showdown and find justice for the victim.

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

Girl in Ice

By Erica Ferencik

Valerie “Val” Chesterfield is a linguist trained in the most esoteric of disciplines: dead Nordic languages. Despite her successful career, she leads a sheltered life and languishes in the shadow of her twin brother, Andy, an accomplished climate scientist stationed on a remote island off Greenland’s barren coast.

But Andy is gone: a victim of suicide, having willfully ventured unprotected into 50 degree below zero weather. Val is inconsolable—and disbelieving. She suspects foul play.

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

Tell Me an Ending

By Jo Harkin

What if you didn’t have to live with your worst memories?

Across the world, thousands of people are shocked by a notification that they once chose to have a memory removed. Now they are being given an opportunity to get that memory back. Four individuals are filled with new doubts, grappling with the unexpected question of whether to remember unknown events, or to leave them buried forever.

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

Low Pastures

By Bill James

A well-dressed corpse found shot in the sand and gravel wharf sparks trouble for Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur and his unpredictable boss, Assistant Chief Constable Iles.

The man is found dead in the local dockyard, shot from behind. Colin Harpur, examining the impeccably dressed corpse on his hands and knees, predicts the execution spells imminent trouble – and not just the unexpected arrival of his spiteful, brilliant boss, ACC Iles, at the two a.m. slaughter scene.

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

Trigger Point

By Tony Roth

When the CIA recruited him they said he would need to make sacrifices for his country.

Did he understand they meant he’d give up everything?

Growing up in the Midwest, Nicholas, a farm boy, knew how to work hard and understood the importance of friends and family. It’s 1985 and his old coach just gave him a call and asked if his friend could come to the University of Illinois for a chat. Nick had no idea Vincent was CIA, but it didn’t matter. The man knew how to play the patriot card.

One year in and his life was changed forever.

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

Like Me

By Hayley Phelan

A seductive psychological thriller about obsession, illusion, and female identity in the digital age

Though beautiful, cunning, and privileged, nineteen-year-old Mickey finds herself with a stalled modeling career, an escalating drinking problem, few friends, and next to nothing in the bank. To numb her growing despair, she spends her days frantically refreshing her Instagram feed, obsessively tracking the movements of Insta-famous model Gemma Anton.

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

The Heights

By Louise Candlish

The Heights is a tall, slender apartment building among warehouses in London. Its roof terrace is so discreet, you wouldn’t know it existed if you weren’t standing at the window of the flat directly opposite. But you are. And that’s when you see a man up there—a man you’d recognize anywhere. He may be older now, but it’s definitely him.

But that can’t be because he’s been dead for over two years. You know this for a fact.

Because you’re the one who killed him.

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

Sundial

By Catriona Ward

You can’t escape what’s in your blood . . .

All Rob wanted was a normal life. She almost got it, too: a husband, two kids, a nice house in the suburbs. But Rob fears for her oldest daughter, Callie, who collects tiny bones and whispers to imaginary friends. Rob sees a darkness in Callie, one that reminds her too much of the family she left behind.

She decides to take Callie back to her childhood home, to Sundial, deep in the Mojave Desert. And there she will have to make a terrible choice.

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

The Broken Room

By Peter Clines

Hector was the best of the best. A government operative who could bring armies to a halt and nations to their knees. But when his own country betrayed him, he dropped off the grid and picked up the first of many bottles.

Natalie can’t remember much of her life before her family brought her to the US, but she remembers the cages. And getting taken away to the Project with dozens of other young children to become part of their nightmarish experiments. That’s how she ended up with the ghost of a dead secret agent stuck in her head.

And Hector owes Natalie’s ghost a big favor.

Now Hector and Natalie are on the run from an army of killers sent to retrieve her. Because the people behind the Project are willing to risk almost anything to get Natalie back and complete their experiments.

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

The Perfect Rumor

A Jessie Hunt Psychological Suspense Thriller

By Blake Pierce

A wealthy husband is found murdered at a fabulous cliffside Palos Verdes spa resort, while vacationing with his wife. Amidst the massive guest villas, couples’ massages, and chef-prepared meals, Jessie realizes that not all is as perfect as it seems. It is only perfect for a murder.

Rumors abound amongst the uber wealthy in this VIP-only resort, nestled in ostentatious surroundings: oceanside yoga, meditation hikes, catered picnics, and personal “couples’ lovemaking” coaches. All is seemingly too perfect, Jessie knows.

But the victim had no apparent enemies.

Who would want him dead? And why?

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

The Club

By Ellery Lloyd

Everyone’s Dying to Join . . .

The Home Group is a glamorous collection of celebrity members’ clubs dotted across the globe, where the rich and famous can party hard and then crash out in its five-star suites, far from the prying eyes of fans and the media.

The most spectacular of all is Island Home—a closely-guarded, ultraluxurious resort, just off the English coast—and its three-day launch party is easily the most coveted A-list invite of the decade.

But behind the scenes, tensions are at breaking point.

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Now Available! March 1, 2022

Tell Me the Truth

By Kiersten Modglin

It’s not the first time Edith’s husband, Joe, has lied to her.
But it will be the last.


When she finds photos of a mysterious woman on her husband’s phone, the heartbreaking implications are all too familiar, and Edith sets out to discover her identity. What starts as a desperate search for answers quickly becomes a terrifying spiral of obsession and subterfuge.

With each new secret uncovered about her life, her marriage, and the man she loves, Edith is left with even more questions.

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