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Some examples of Action and Adventure bestselling ebooks are James Patterson (most of his Alex Cross novels), Pierce Brown (Red Rising), Tom Clancy (most of his Jack Ryan novels), and A.G. Riddle (The Atlantis Gene).
They say that behind every great man is a great woman...but what if that woman is a Werewolf?
The readers love Terry Henry Walton:
What happens when Terry and Char meet Bethany Anne?
They get to do the Empress' bidding, but not on Earth. With the infamous Valerie of New York, to space they go, to become the Direct Action Branch of Nathan Lowell's Bad Company.
Before they reach Nathan on the other side of the galaxy, they find that space is a dangerous place, even for the wary, especially for the unprepared. Are you ready to join them on their epic journey?
Filled with hair-raising action and wild chases, this collection presents five edge-of-your-seat adventures that hark back to the great spy novels of the sixties but infused with the high-octane punch of a modern thriller.
Jarvis Love is a freshly-minted operative for the Global Intelligence Network. He is young, inexperienced, and about to be thrust into the explosive world of Cold War espionage…but he is bulldog-ish in everything he undertakes and refuses to quit.
“This collection returns spy fiction to the cool vibe of the swinging sixties when martinis were served shaken not stirred.”
Would it kill you to create something genuinely new?
In Robert's world, it used to. Supernatural vengeance for invention is now a thing of the past.
Young, optimistic, quick of mind and quick to act, Robert thinks being invited to the New School is an invitation to change the world. But change is difficult when there is no history of innovation.
He is initially successful in his studies, but nothing is as simple as he naively imagines. His classmates confuse and frustrate him. One is a drunk, while another two constantly stalk him. Is it for love or something more sinister?
Robert's optimism is further tested by protestors who circle the campus, decrying the newly invented breed of grain. They claim it is poison and that the New School should be punished by Nimrheal, the god who formerly murdered inventors. Robert suspects foreign business influences are behind the protests, but he quickly finds that investigating their cause is dangerous.
Robert's most difficult challenges are his unresolved childhood issues. His mother died while he was a child. Robert's formative helplessness and inability to remember her face projects into a powerful and blinding protectiveness towards all women. When a campus assault pushes Robert over the edge, his hopes of even staying at the New School are jeopardized. He cannot aspire to change the world if he does not even know himself.
At the same time as Robert struggles on campus, a powerful, ruthless and emotionally closed man known only as the Lonely Wizard journeys across an empty wilderness to return home. As Robert and the Lonely Wizard move closer together, Robert finds that instead of entering a golden era of invention, he may instead be on the brink of a cold war and an endless, unchanging dark age.
Winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Awards, Neuromancer is a science fiction masterpiece—a classic that ranks as one of the twentieth century’s most potent visions of the future.
Case was the sharpest data-thief in the matrix—until he crossed the wrong people and they crippled his nervous system, banishing him from cyberspace. Now a mysterious new employer has recruited him for a last-chance run at an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence. With a dead man riding shotgun and Molly, a mirror-eyed street-samurai, to watch his back, Case is ready for the adventure that upped the ante on an entire genre of fiction.
Neuromancer was the first fully-realized glimpse of humankind’s digital future—a shocking vision that has challenged our assumptions about technology and ourselves, reinvented the way we speak and think, and forever altered the landscape of our imaginations.
The world is on edge, threat chatter is way up, and enemies are on the move in Kirk Russell’s powerful third installment in the Paul Grale thriller series.
FBI bomb tech Paul Grale isn’t a computer expert, but he knows trouble when he sees it. Independence Base, a new top-secret military facility north of Las Vegas, houses a breakthrough artificial intelligence that has US enemies worried and on the move. Threat chatter is already way up when a known terrorist bomber—and Grale’s archnemesis—slips past border security. Then two of Independence Base’s star computer coders go missing. Were they kidnapped as part of a terror plot? Or did they quit in protest, taking their vast knowledge of the potentially dangerous AI code with them?
Special Agent Grale still grapples with the injuries sustained clearing IEDs in Iraq years ago. He’s managed the pain with exercise and over-the-counter drugs for years, but it’s getting worse. People at the office are beginning to talk. When he’s accused by a crooked pharmacist of illicit use of painkillers, he finds himself isolated and facing an uncertain future. Possibly, the end of his career. But first, Grale must push through the pain long enough to thwart an attack . . . as a terror team waits for the right moment to strike.
No Hesitation, the latest book in the Paul Grale thriller series, is a slow burn of page-turning action until its explosive conclusion.
Washed-up legal investigator Vincent Malone has come to Santa Fe in search of a new life. Instead, he finds himself drawn into a murder investigation when a high-profile LA sports agent turns up dead at the B&B where Vincent has found work.
Teaming up with an ancient gun-slinging lawyer (whom everyone thought was dead), Vincent investigates the agent's pro athlete clients, all of whom share a strong motive: the agent had just lost millions of dollars of their money in a botched investment. As the case grows more complicated, Vincent discovers Santa Fe might just be the right place to get his mojo back.
For fans of classic PI mysteries, where flawed men try their best to do good, and a colorful cast and unexpected twists keep you guessing right until the last page.
SOON TO BE A MAJOR TELEVISION EVENT FROM NBC, STARRING RUSSELL HORNSBY, ARIELLE KEBBEL, AND MICHAEL IMPERIOLI.
“Deaver’s labyrinthine plots are astonishing”(The New York Times Book Review) in this bestselling thriller featuring a hitman who is out to kill a young girl in Harlem and in order to save her, Lincoln Rhyme has to solve a cold case that’s over 150 years old.
Unlocking a cold case with explosive implications for the future of civil rights, forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme and his protégé, Amelia Sachs, must outguess a killer who has targeted a high school girl from Harlem who is digging into the past of one of her ancestors, a former slave. What buried secrets from 140 years ago could have an assassin out for innocent blood? And what chilling message is hidden in his calling card, the hanged man of the tarot deck? Rhyme must anticipate the next strike or become history—in the New York Times bestseller that proves “there is no thriller writer today like Jeffery Deaver” (San Jose Mercury News).
SADDLE UP FOR A NON-STOP RIDE IN VOLUME ONE OF A NEW WESTERN SAGA – FROM THE MAN WHO BROUGHT YOU THE CHANEY BROTHERS WESTERN SERIES.
During the Civil War, they sought justice outside of the law, paying back every Yankee raid with one of their own. No man could stop them… no woman could resist them… and no Yankee stood a chance when Will and Gid Crockett rode into town.
After their parents are murdered by a band of marauding Yankees, Will and Gid Crockett join William Quantrill and his gang of bloodthirsty raiders to seek revenge on the attackers.
Someone’s about to mess with the Crocketts, and that means someone’s about to be messed with back. Will and Gid don’t like getting shot at, especially by varmints who don’t have skill enough to kill them.
The Crocketts: Western Saga 1 includes: Trail of Vengeance, Slaughter in Texas, Law of the Rope and The Town That Wouldn't Die.
A gripping spy thriller for fans of le Carré and Jack Reacher.
When the extraction of a Syrian defector is savagely compromised leaving the defector dead and one of the extraction team and a diplomat abducted, Nick Torr, Director of MI6’s Service’s Covert Directorate CO8, ruthlessly hunts down the traitor who betrayed the operation.
With time running out to find the hostages alive, Torr intensifies his ferocious hunt during a bloody espionage campaign involving Mossad and the CIA, taking him from Europe to Syria, to the cruel, explosive heart of the civil war.
In this dark, vengeful world of smoke and mirrors, political conspiracy, assassination, terrorism and betrayal are at the heart of a conflict where loyalty is bought and sold as a cheap commodity.
Once Torr embarks on the ruthless pursuit of the traitor, a string of deadly bombings leads him to the merciless commander of a Palestinian group responsible for the European terror campaign, the failed extraction, kidnapping and a major, catastrophic attack planned for London.
Only one of them can survive passing the Point of No Return.
Soon to be a major motion picture, directed by Lenny Abrahamson and starring Domhnall Gleeson and Ruth Wilson.
"The #1 book of 2009...Several sleepless nights are guaranteed."—Stephen King, Entertainment Weekly
One postwar summer in his home of rural Warwickshire, Dr. Faraday, the son of a maid who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country physician, is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house, once impressive and handsome, is now in decline, its masonry crumbling, its gardens choked with weeds, the clock in its stable yard permanently fixed at twenty to nine. Its owners—mother, son, and daughter—are struggling to keep pace with a changing society, as well as with conflicts of their own. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life? Little does Dr. Faraday know how closely, and how terrifyingly, their story is about to become intimately entwined with his.
Steve Blazer is an honest San Francisco cop, but he has a reputation: he’s a magnet for trouble.
Former soldier, Steve Blazer, is given command of SFPD's Special Forces… before he was a crack Homicide Inspector, he was an elite up and comer on the Vice Squad. With the help of his mentor, John Stanson, Blazer is on a crusade to bust gangs of drug smugglers, fight the legalization of marijuana, stop robbers and track down gang leaders. But even with his job title there are rules to follow and laws to obey.
Constant explosions of violence cause the city and those fighting to confront one burning question: was it worth it?
Blazer: Line of Duty includes – Ghosts of War; Loaded; Red, White and Blue.
I turn to where I left my baby in his pushchair and pull up short. With a racing heart, I look around wildly, fear gripping my stomach. I only looked away for a moment. The pushchair and my baby are gone.
Kelly is taking her twin daughters to their first day of school, ushering them into the classroom, her heart breaking to think they might not need her any more, when she turns around and sees that her newborn baby is gone.
As a desperate search ensues, baby Noah is quickly found – parked in front of a different classroom. But when Kelly reaches forward to comfort him, she finds something tucked beside his blanket. A locket that belonged to her sister Freya. A locket Kelly hasn’t seen since the day Freya died.
And then Kelly’s perfectly-ordered life begins to unravel…
We Were Sisters is a heart-pounding suspense thriller that will grip you until the very last page. Fans of Behind Closed Doors, Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train won’t be able to stop reading this incredible book.
‘I started reading it and didn't stop reading until 2 am. It was impossible to put down… thrilling and mysterious the entire way and by the end, my jaw dropped. The ending wasn't something I expected at all.’ Living My Best Book Life, 5 stars
‘I couldn’t wait to get to the next chapter to find out what happened next. I just couldn’t get enough of this book and stayed up all night reading. I absolutely loved this book.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Had me on the edge of my seat and my heart pounding throughout!! From suspected murder to manipulation to kidnapping you definitely won't be disappointed!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘I loved this book from start to finish… I was kept on my toes trying to work out how the pieces fitted together, at one point I was so convinced I’d cracked it that I actually gasped out loud! And yet I still didn't see the ending coming… Once I started I couldn’t put it down until I had finished.’ Four More Chapters, 5 stars
‘Another page-turner from an author whose books I will jump at any opportunity to read… This one did not disappoint and kept me fully engaged until the final page… compelling.’ Goodreads reviewer
‘Definitely a thriller that I didn't want to put down… You won't want to stop reading this book once you start!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘What an amazing breath of fresh air!! I've been waiting so long for a book like this.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Incredibly suspenseful and kept me guessing until almost the very last page.’ Cay Costa
‘Drew me right in from the first pages… full of twists and turns… A book that kept me up late guessing to the end.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Very twisty and very emotional… this book keeps you wanting to read till the last page, I so loved this story. Highly recommend.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Loved this book… Gripping and well written. Another great author to add to my list of must reads. A brilliant book.’ Goodreads reviewer
‘I really enjoyed this, it was fast-paced with a compelling narrative. I found myself getting dragged into the narrator’s own doubts about her sanity, and the ending was not what I expected. Couldn’t put it down!’ Goodreads reviewer
‘A fantastic and engrossing thriller. I could not put it down.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
*BOOK 2 IS RELEASED TODAY.
Jasmine can sometimes track emotions, and because of that, the coven considers her a talented witch.
She knows the only thing she can do reliably well is cook. Mind tracking is only a side dish, and that ability is so unreliable she’s ashamed to claim it as a talent.
Migrating to Gisborne years ago to keep a secret, her parents held important positions in the coven. Before she knows it, Jasmine—with limited talent and zero willingness—promised her parents she would manage the coven and keep their secret.
Gisborne is a tranquil little town. Keeping secrets shouldn’t be a problem.
Unfortunately, the tranquility of the town ends when a tourist is killed with a bottle of cabernet sauvignon produced by the vineyard she manages.
The city’s no-nonsense detective, Bertram Hayes, is normally the last person sent to investigate the occurrences in a small town. But the chief of his station dispatches him to Gisborne the very second he learns about the murder, because Detective Hayes has never lost a case.
To keep the paranormal community at bay and their secret hidden, Jasmine and her friends must either convert the arriving detective into a believer and ask for his help, or point him toward a wrong direction.
Neither solution is feasible at the moment…
Cabernet Murder is the first installment of the Magic in the Vineyards paranormal mystery series. If you like small-town charm, food, wine, and mystery with a dash of romance, Magic in the Vineyards is the series for you.
More information about the series and the bonus can be found at http://dnleo.com/vines
IF YOU ONLY READ ONE BOOK THIS YEAR, MAKE IT THE NEXT GIRL...
You thought he’d come to save you. You were wrong.
‘Absolutely the best thriller I’ve read this year!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘I absolutely, totally and utterly LOVED reading The Next Girl… has to be one of my top reads of 2018.' Ginger Book Geek, 5 stars
‘Oh my goodness! This was gripping and fast moving from page one.’ Southern and Sassy Wine Lady, 5 stars
Deborah Jenkins pulls her coat around her for the short walk home in the pouring rain. But she never makes it home that night. And she is never seen again…
Four years later, an abandoned baby girl is found wrapped in dirty rags on a doorstep. An anonymous phone call urges the police to run a DNA test on the baby. But nobody is prepared for the results.
The newborn belongs to Deborah. She’s still alive...
**Each Gina Harte book can be read as part of the series or as a standalone**
‘Boy oh boy… I absolutely blinking well LOVED it.’ Ginger Book Geek, 5 stars
‘Just wow!... FANTASTIC... I just had to keep reading.’ Bonnie’s Book Talk, 5 stars
‘I couldn’t put it down.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Wow, wow wow! Excellent book!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘OMG... gripping... I have goosebumps.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘I am in love with this author.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Brilliant!... Exceptional... Thrilling... superb.’ Renita D’Silva, 5 stars
‘A fantastic book!!!!! OMG so much suspense.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘I found this book unputdownable!!’ Goodreads reviewer
‘Brilliant, absolutely brilliant!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘I was hooked from the start right to the last page.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘I loved this book! Chilling, disturbing and gripping!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘DI Gina Harte is my new heroine!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘I like to give honest reviews. If I don't like a book I will say I don't like it... So here goes my review of The Next Girl.... without a doubt this is a fantastic book!!!!! OMG... This book literally I was not able to put down it kept me captivated from the first chapter. Who left the baby on the library steps? and why? How is this baby connected to missing person Deborah Jenkins?... YOU will HAVE to read to find out!... There is nothing that I didn't like about this book. SO much suspense that kept you flipping through the pages to the end! Read today you will not be disappointed!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
Grab the 8-book collection of both completed series today!
There's even a cross-over event in each book 4, you don't want to miss these epics series!
The first part of the boxed set includes:
In a time when magic rules the sea, she only trusts her sword.
Abbey has always been an outsider in Holdgate. While the people of her adopted city dominate the seas with their weather-controlling storm magic, she prefers the work in her father’s blacksmith shop.
Besting any foolish enough to question her skills with a sword.
But when her father is falsely accused of murder, she has to sneak aboard a stormship and take to the seas in a quest to clear his name.
Teaming up with a young storm mage and a no-nonsense Captain, Abbey sets off on a swashbuckling adventure.
She’ll soon learn that the legendary Storm Raiders--a terrifying group of seafaring pirates--are all too real.
Storms of Magic include:
Then the second part of the boxed set includes:
The Truth will set you free, but what happens when the Truth is a Lie?
Rhona and her paladin brother Alastar belong to a holy people who have waged war on witches and warlocks and their clans from the highlands.
But when she uses magic to save his life, their world is thrown upside down.
On the run, having left all they knew behind they have to rely on those who hate Paladins. All magic is evil, the High Paladin taught... But Alastar starts to understand that he might have been misled.
If his sister uses magic, and she isn't evil...what does that mean for his beliefs? Brother and sister soon find themselves aligned with magic users and thrown in with the clans in a war against sorcerers and paladins alike, with only one hope of uniting the land--the legendary Sword of Light.
It was lost years ago, and quest after quest by the holy paladins could not retrieve it. When you know the truth about magic... anything is possible.
Hidden Magic Chronicles includes:
Shades of Light
Shades of Dark
Shades of Glory
Shades of Justice
"... household drama, political corruption, and old-style murder mystery.” --Booklist
The FOURTH mystery in Edgar-winning author Julie Smith’s Talba Wallis series.
“If you haven’t read Smith before, this is the time to start. If you’re a fan, you’re in for yet another treat.” - Marcia Muller, bestselling author of Dead Midnight
YOUR LAWYER NEEDS YOU TO BAIL HER OUT? ISN'T THAT KIND OF BACKWARDS?
So thinks PI Talba Wallis, on her way to Parish Prison—and indeed something’s badly amiss.
New Orleans’ most dynamic detective duo, poet/computer genius Talba and street-savvy Luddite Eddie Valentino, have a personal interest in this one—Eddie’s lawyer daughter Angie’s been set up for a drug bust.
Prominent Judge Buddy Champagne’s the obvious perp and Talba’s so mad she embeds herself in his house as a spy—but she doesn't count on ending up with a family straight out of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; nor did she realize how involved she was going to get—especially with Buddy’s 14-year-old daughter Lucy.
It works, though, She uncovers plenty of evidence the judge is dirty. And then things get ugly: Somebody kills Buddy and Talba’s true identity comes to light. The Champagnes hate her at this point, but guess what? They hire her to solve the case.
There are plenty of mysterious twists and turns on the way to an ending guaranteed to surprise—but the real joy here is in the relationships, especially Talba’s with Lucy, who, it turns out, is a budding poet. And with another little girl, her boy friend’s bratty daughter Raisa. She’s SO not prepared for quasi-motherhood!
“(Talba) Wallis is fine fun to get to know… a consistently interesting and likable woman of depth and complexity.” -The Washington Post on Louisiana Bigshot
Winner: 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novella
Winner: 2018 Nebula Award for Best Novella
Winner: 2018 Alex Award
Winner: 2018 Locus Award
One of the Verge's Best Books of 2017
A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller
A murderous android discovers itself in All Systems Red, a tense science fiction adventure by Martha Wells that interrogates the roots of consciousness through Artificial Intelligence.
"As a heartless killing machine, I was a complete failure."
In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety.
But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn’t a primary concern.
On a distant planet, a team of scientists are conducting surface tests, shadowed by their Company-supplied ‘droid — a self-aware SecUnit that has hacked its own governor module, and refers to itself (though never out loud) as “Murderbot.” Scornful of humans, all it really wants is to be left alone long enough to figure out who it is.
But when a neighboring mission goes dark, it's up to the scientists and their Murderbot to get to the truth.
At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
“One of the best thrillers I have read this year.”
--Books and Movie Reviews (re Any Means Necessary)
In PRIMARY COMMAND (The Forging of Luke Stone—Book #2), a ground-breaking action thriller by #1 bestseller Jack Mars, elite Delta Force veteran Luke Stone, 29, leads the FBI’s Special Response Team on a nail-biting mission to save American hostages from a nuclear submarine. But when all goes wrong, and when the President shocks the world with his reaction, it may fall on Luke’s shoulders to save not only the hostages—but the world.
PRIMARY COMMAND is an un-putdownable military thriller, a wild action ride that will leave you turning pages late into the night. The precursor to the #1 bestselling LUKE STONE THRILLER SERIES, this series takes us back to how it all began, a riveting series by bestseller Jack Mars, dubbed “one of the best thriller authors” out there.
“Thriller writing at its best.”
--Midwest Book Review (re Any Means Necessary)
Book #3--PRIMARY THREAT--is also now available!
Also available is Jack Mars’ #1 bestselling LUKE STONE THRILLER series (7 books), which begins with Any Means Necessary (Book #1), a free download with over 800 five star reviews!
MICHAEL NEWTON HAS WHIPPED UP A COLLECTION OF CHILLING TALES THAT WILL LEAVE YOU BREATHLESS.
Gideon Thorn, survivor at age two of the unknown 'animal' attack that massacred his family in Kansas Territory, roams the West in search of answers to his personal tragedy and other unsolved mysteries of seeming paranormal origin.
Gideon confronts his early fear—perhaps his very fate—on hallowed ground… he must now face an unworldly threat from one dispossessed of what was rightfully his…and there’s no greater foe, man, or beast.
Follow Gideon Thorn as he investigates the unknown that could lead him to the very mouth of Hell.
Skinwalker: A Gideon Thorn Western Horror Omnibus includes – Skinwalker, Leviathan Rising, Ghost Town, Mountain Devils, Soul Slayers, Hallowed Ground, Night Flyers and Empty Graves.
Madeline’s dual professions as event coordinator and private investigator cross paths during the most lavish affair of her career—a weekend-long fortieth birthday extravaganza for the wife of a famous film director. A simple background check after the disappearance of precious family jewels quickly turns into a murder investigation, and before Madeline and Mike can put the pieces together, another body turns up. As the Santa Barbara police and sheriff’s departments search for clues, the Mad Dog P.I.’s use their own methods to untangle the crimes, discovering some unsavory truths behind the glittering façade of their clients.
Adding to Madeline’s already overflowing plate, the D.A. informs her that Rick Yeoman, one of the men who had abducted her three years earlier, has been prematurely released from prison after cutting a deal with the Feds. Besides fearing reprisals from the man she helped to convict, his parole also triggers the reappearance of soulless Lionel Usherwood, lured out of his hideaway by the call of revenge. When Yeoman’s body surfaces in Lake Cachuma, Usherwood moves on to the next target: Madeline.
"FIRST CLASS MYSTERY!" Carlyle Clark, author of CHILDREN FROM DARK HOUSES
A High Price to Pay is the second novel in the Madeline Dawkins series.