SOME MEAN-ASS CHICKENS COME HOME TO ROOST in this EIGHTH entry in the Tubby Dubonnet series.
“Reminiscent of the best of Donald Westlake and Elmore Leonard." -Booklist
The laid-back New Orleans lawyer finds himself caught in a twisted trip down memory lane, distracted by a luscious new love, and, as usual, surrounded by screwball denizens of everybody's favorite city. But he's also caught in someone's crosshairs, and so are half the cast of crazies and screwballs. Which makes for a delicious mix of danger and humor (with a dash of romance!), best consumed with a tall cold one and a bag of Zapp's Spicy Cajun Crawtators .
When in the 1970s a young war protester is killed in broad daylight on Canal Street, it appears that his murder will be forgotten, a back page story lost in the big news of an especially violent era. But a youthful Tubby chanced to see it happen, and the tragic event's haunted him throughout his life. Decades later, an established (but not exactly driven) lawyer, yet successful enough to have time on his hands, Tubby decides to conduct his own investigation into the forgotten crime. He quickly stirs up a hornets’ nest of far-reaching political feuds, police corruption, government agents, and old men with secrets to hide.
But as in all Tubby Dubonnet novels, the plot takes a backseat to local color, colorful characters, odes to fine food, wry observations, and a whole lot of humor. It's a little like spending a weekend in da Big Easy, dawlin'--complete with three well-chosen meals a day!
WHO WILL LIKE IT: Fans of Tremé, softshell crab po’ boys, Domilise’s, the Upperline Restaurant…wait, let’s start over—ok, legal mysteries, particularly Parnell Hall’s Steve Winslow series and anything by Lia Matera, comic mysteries, Elmore Leonard, funny lawyer movies like My Cousin Vinny, TV shows like Ally McBeal and Night Court; and everyone’s favorite New Orleans yarn, Confederacy of Dunces.
Once upon a time, Harper Rhodes was just a normal, boring, college freshman.
Or so she thought.
That was all before she was kidnapped by a scheming vampire and thrown into the secret world of supernatural beings at the Wicked Academy.
The coven masters who run the academy insist that Harper is a witch, possibly the last one in the world, and that the fate of their kind is in her hands. It all sounds ridiculous to her, but either way, they refuse to let her leave.
While being wooed by warlocks and stalked by Drake, an unapologetic vampire, Harper begins to fall for Rowan, a gruff shapeshifter who is the only good thing about her new life, even though he’s completely off-limits.
When the masters eventually get tired of waiting on Harper to choose a warlock mate, they decide to take matters into their own hands.
Knowing that none of her admirers will be able to reach her in time, Harper will have to figure out how to finally embrace magic and wield her new powers to save herself.
And if there’s one thing she’s actually learned at the Wicked Academy, it’s that sometimes being bad can feel really good.
This is the first book in the Wicked Academy series and is intended for mature readers.
Only by looking into the past can Audrey save her future.
Audrey Eames is happy living the wanderer’s life. After a near-death experience in her teens, Audrey can see people’s past lives whenever her skin touches theirs, and afraid of being labeled delusional, she’s never stayed in one place too long or made any deep connections.
So, when Audrey’s estranged aunt dies and leaves her the historic Soberly Inn and Public House on the scenic Oregon coast, Audrey wants nothing to do with it. She is determined to sell the inn and leave town before someone discovers the power she’s been hiding from the world, but clauses in her aunt’s will seem to block her at every turn.
Yet once ensconced in Soberly’s small town life, the people—particularly the bartender, Kellen Greene—start to grow on her, and she begins to feel that maybe she’s finally found a place of her own. As accepting as the townspeople seem, Audrey fears their reactions—and Kellen’s rejection—and decides to keep her visions a secret. But all is not well in Soberly. Soon after Audrey arrives, people in town start dying in the same manner as in their past lives—but in this lifetime it’s murder. When suspicion starts to fall on Audrey and her new beau Kellen, Audrey vows to use her gift to find the murderer and protect the people she loves—before it’s too late.
Ivy Granger takes on a simple grave robbing case, but in Harborsmouth nothing is ever simple when dealing with the dead.
Grave robbing is Harborsmouth's second best-kept secret. The first is the existence of supernatural creatures that live alongside the city's humans. In fact, the dirtiest little secret of all might be the truth behind most of those empty graves.
Most supernaturals eke out a pretty mundane existence. Nobody wants a return to the Burning Times. Well, nobody sane.
The creature that was stealing the more odoriferous of Harborsmouth's citizens from their graves had to be crazy. Sir Gaius, ruler of the local vamps, owned the harvesting rights to every corpse buried within the city limits. No one touched the vampire master of the city's property without permission and lived to scream about it--until now.
Warning: This book features necromancy, grave robbing, an abandoned amusement park, and zombie clowns.
Blood Rite is the sixth novel in the award-winning Ivy Granger urban fantasy series by E.J. Stevens. The world of Ivy Granger, including the Ivy Granger, Psychic Detective series and the Hunters' Guild series, is filled with bloodsucking vampires, psychotic faeries, and snarky, kick-butt heroines.
A Chillingly Sexy Paranormal Thriller.
(THE SEER'S DAUGHTER is a Full-length 124K Novel, and (Part 1 of 2) of Sage and Ethan's complete Story.)
*****Solo Medalist WINNER in the Suspense/Thriller 2016 New Apple Book Awards
*****FINALIST, NIEA - National Indie Excellence Awards
*****FINALIST, Readers Favorite 2016 International Book Awards
*****Nominated, AusRom Today Readers Choice Awards, BOOK OF THE YEAR
*****AusRom Today's January 2016 top-twenty list of "Lust-HaveSci-Fi, Paranormal, and Fantasy Novelists.
*****The Romance Reviews, 5 Star Top Pick
As featured on AusRom Today: "...the perfect culmination of paranormal mystery with steamy and sensual romance and just enough suspense and intrigue to guarantee a chilling, goosebump-invoking, story line... The Seer's Daughter would be a brilliant option for adaption to screen--there's a television series/movie in here for absolute certain."
"...as chilling as it is sexy... This is much more than a romance."
The Romance Reviews, 5 stars Top Pick
For her, he'll break all the rules...
Upon returning to her hometown for her grandmother's funeral, Sage Matthews is terrorized by a series of strange events. She dismisses each eerie occurrence as a by-product of her overwrought emotional state, until it becomes chillingly clear that something not of this world is desperate to get a message--or is it a warning?--through to her...
Detective Sergeant Ethan Blade comes to Cryton, South Australia, to catch a serial killer. When Ethan meets Sage--the latest victim's beautiful granddaughter--his attraction to her is explosive and inconvenient. He knows she's not crazy, but Sage's theory about the murders is unbelievable.
With the handsome detective rejecting her ideas, Sage embarks on the supernatural journey that her grandmother started. What she discovers shatters everything Sage ever knew about herself--and who she really is.
Ethan's routine case quickly turns personal when he discovers Sage is the killer's next target. For her, he'll break all the rules and cross every line. But how can he protect Sage from an evil he cannot even conceive of?
To save her, he must let go of everything he ever believed.
"Edge of your seat suspense...If you like John Saul or Dean Koontz with a side of intense Romance this is your next read.Clear a section of time from your day because you will not want to put this book down once you have it in your hands." 5 Stars, Amazon review
"One of my most favorite reads this year!... It's almost like Stephen King meets Christina Dodd...I loved it can't wait for book two! 5 Stars, Amazon review
"...characters that her readers will be able to connect with and relate to, as well as a storyline that is engaging and intriguing. If that isn't the hallmark of an great author, I'm not sure what is." -Chris, 5 Star Readers Favorite.
"If you are looking for a book to give you goose bumps and keep you watching over your shoulder, then I can recommend this one!... I got dragged away from this book late in the evening by my husband, as I had an exceedingly early start the next day. This didn't stop me from thinking about the book and what I had read for well over an hour after the lights went out,as well as dreaming about it!"
--Archaeolibrarian, 5 stars
"...a perfect blend of paranormal fiction and romantic suspense that had me completely captivated to the very last page... flawlessly delivered."-Faridah, 5 stars, Readers' Favorite
"One of the best ghost/demon stories I have read in a while! It had romance, witches, demons, AND ghosts! Absolutely loved it!" 5 Stars, Amazon review
Until he met vampire hunter Jack Harlan, Sam Fisher lived a quiet, peaceful life. Now that dark creatures have murdered his wife and kidnapped his daughter, Sam must learn everything he can from his new mentor to find his little girl before it’s too late.
No problem. She has a foul-mouthed troll on her side.
Read the first three books in the bestselling Leira Chronicles series for the discounted bundle price!
For Austin homicide detective Leira Berens, happy is running down bad guys and solving crimes.
And she’s damn good at it.
Which is why when the Light Elf prince is murdered, the king breaks a centuries old treaty and crosses between worlds to seek her help.
Wait a minute. An Elf? Like from Lord of the Rings or something?
Yeah, Leira has a hard time accepting that.
But it doesn’t matter what she believes.
Magic is real, and it’s coming back with a literal bang.
The prince’s death was only the beginning. Tracking down his killer is about more than just justice.
It’s saving the world.
If you’re looking for a heroine who chases bad guys instead of boyfriends, this series is for you!
Everyone has a past, but for most it isn’t so far in the past as Seth Sangre. His past is literally from thousands of years ago. Seth’s past led him to the present seeking something that might help him save his country from destruction. He has been in the present for over three years now, and he just found exactly what he has been looking for. Mari had dreams of college being a fresh start, one where she would start over and not fall for the good looking player like high school. Unfortunately for her, that’s exactly what ends up falling into her lap on the first day she moves into the dorms. Now she has to hold to her promise to herself not fall for the handsome Seth Sangre. But he doesn’t plan to make it easy for her. Seth has already marked her as his next conquest.
As the semester progresses, Mari learns that Seth might just have a past of his own that’s literally in the past. Suddenly, Mari finds her future along with her past put into question. She’s connected to Seth far more than she ever wanted to be, and maybe he isn’t the player who she thought he was. If Mari can trust her heart enough to follow him, Seth will lead Mari on an adventure of a lifetime-and reveal family secrets she never knew existed.
It's been four years since Maggie's venture into the Netherworld, and Dark Root is thriving. But there are shadows moving in, and ominous signs in the tea leaves. Old spirits rise up to tell their stories, and new residents arrive. Who is friend and who is foe? There may be peace in Dark Root, but peace was never meant to last.
This is the spin-off series for The Daughters of Dark Root series. This series can be read alone, but do contain spoilers from the previous series. Magick. Mischief. Mayhem. Maggie.
Welcome to Dark Root. We've been expecting you.
Want to read the first series? Check out The Daughters of Dark Root best-selling series:
The Witches of Dark Root
The Magick of Dark Root
The Curse of Dark Root: Part One
The Curse of Dark Root: Part Two
The Shadows of Dark Root
When Clara O’Hare lost the love of her life, she felt her own life was over. But when she moves into a new home to escape the memories, she discovers that the veil between life and death is very thin.
Desperate to find answers, she attends a seance in a remote country home surrounded by a colorful cast of strangers. But something sinister has decided to make itself known. It will be up to her and the dashing young medium, Wesley Lowenherz, to find out what the spirits of the manor are dying to tell them.
Laced with gothic romance and paranormal mystery, A Spirited Manor is book one in the O’Hare House Mystery penny dreadful series.
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Donovan DeChance is a collector of ancient manuscripts and books, a practicing mage, and a private investigator. Over the span of a long life, he has gathered and archived the largest occult library in the world.
When a local houngan begins meddling with powers she may not be able to control, a turf war breaks out between the Dragons motorcycle club and the Los Escorpiones street gang—a war that threatens to open portals between worlds and destroy the city in the process.
With his lover, Amethyst, his familiar, Cleo – an Egyptian Mau the size of a small bobcat –the dubious aid of a Mexican sorcerer named Martinez and the budding gifts of a young artist named Salvatore, DeChance begins a race against time, magic, and almost certain death.
The fate of the city rests on his success, and on the rare talent of a boy who walks in two worlds, and dreams of dragons
Death comes for us all and he’s dying to meet you. It’s the one rendezvous you’d rather be late for. Fortunately, Kasey is rarely on time.
A Medical Examiner for the city of New York, Kasey has a rare gift: prescience. Born a witch, she considered her gift nothing more than affliction that forced her to see visions of those she touched. But her new job changed all that.
Embracing her curse, Kasey uses her visions to solve murders in the city that never sleeps. But when the bodies on the slab start to look disturbingly more and more like Kasey, she’s left in a precarious situation: find out what these people have in common…or be the next to turn up dead.
Dying to Meet You is the exciting first installment in the Conjuring a Coroner series by S.C. Stokes. If you love action-packed Urban Fantasy adventures, you don’t want to miss this killer read.
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"Thrilling, exciting and one of the best paranormal series I’ve read." —Boundless Book Reviews
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Broke and living in a one-bedroom apartment the size of a closet is not what you’d expect from an elite Hunter like me. But Hunting demons and half-breeds isn’t your average nine-to-five job with benefits. The hours are long and the pay usually sucks.
I didn’t think I was going to make rent again until the Council, the group of angel-born who’d shunned me all those years ago, offered me a job—a paying one.
I could either tell them to shove it, or take the job. So what’s a gal to do? Take the gig, of course.
Everything would have worked out fine if the Council hadn’t forced me to work the case with Jax—an angel-born warrior who happened to be way too pretty to be legal. Turns out Jax has an agenda of his own and is determined to make my life hell, but I’m stuck with him. For now.
And things went downhill from there when I found out the demon I’m Hunting is a Greater demon. And yeah, it’s Hunting me too. Swell.
*Recommended for mature YA+ due to language
The Shadow and Light series are sassy, fast-paced urban fantasy filled with demons, angels, vampires, werewolves, witches, fae, leprechauns, jinn, and shifters. If you enjoy urban fantasy books with a kick-ass heroine and plenty of action, suspense and humor, then you’ll love reading the Shadow and Light series. Grab your copy today!
"Dark Hunt is a thrilling paranormal story, which will have you reading late into the night. I devoured it, and I couldn’t stop."
"Dark Bound is thrilling, exciting and one of the best paranormal series I’ve read."
“Dark Rise is a nail-biting, thrill ride. Welcoming you into a whole new world of Paranormal.”
Katie Maddison never wanted to learn how to kick a demon's ass, all she was doing was helping a fellow university student with his Chem homework.
She just trusted people too much.
Now, she will be the new weapon in a war she had no idea existed with warriors wielding both weapons and supernatural abilities.
Demon Hunters, Demon Fighters ... Known as The Damned.
People possessed by Demons, but still remaining in control of their bodies.
One of the most powerful Demon's in Hell can't defeat his sister, so he sets her up to be sacrificed and killed.
The only problem? The human she possesses retained her sanity and together they might be a catalyst to change the future of the war.
If they can stay alive and learn how to share one body, that is.
Now, a millennium old Demon who has no morals is stuck with a hard-headed young woman, who has her own ideas regarding what her future will be.
Together, they work out a truce, of sorts.
Until the Demon gets hooked on soap operas, game shows and changing Katie's body without permission.
Then All Hell Breaks Loose.
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NOTE: This book contains cursing. Perhaps humorous cursing, but cursing nevertheless. If this offends you, I don't suggest reading this book.
From New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Dima Zales, an intense new techno-thriller that pushes the limits of what it means to be human.
With billions in the bank and my own venture capital firm, I’m living the American dream. My only problem? A car accident that leaves my mother with memory problems.
Brainocytes, a new technology that can transform our brains, could be the answer to all of my problems—but I’m not the only one who sees its potential.
Plunged into a criminal underworld darker than anything I could’ve imagined, my life-saving technology might be the death of me.
My name is Mike Cohen, and this is how I became more than human.
Please note: This book was formerly titled Human++.
WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:
"Bitten is an extremely well-balanced and engaging novel. It contains mystery, suspense, horror, romance, and best of all - a creative, genre-bending twist on werewolf mythology. The story is quick-paced and dark without being too heavy or overdramatic. The protagonist is a strong and courageous FBI agent who is able to assert herself without casting aside her femininity. She reminds me of Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone and Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum...If a sequel follows, I will definitely read it.”
"Author Dan O'Brien Left His Mark With BITTEN. For some there will always be a fascination with discovering answers...I've now read three books by O'Brien but BITTEN is by far my favorite. It not only showcases his literary skills but leaves the reader wanting more. What else could an avid reader ask for?”
A predator stalks a cold northern Minnesotan town. There is talk of wolves walking on two legs and attacking people in the deep woods. Lauren Westlake, resourceful and determined FBI Agent, has found a connection between the strange murders in the north and a case file almost a hundred years old. Traveling to the cold north, she begins an investigation that spirals deep into the darkness of mythology and nightmares. Filled with creatures of the night and an ancient romance, the revelation of who hunts beneath the moon is more grisly than anyone could imagine.
Outstanding Debut Novel from an Author to Watch
Kaine Prescott is no stranger to death. When her husband died two years ago, her pleas for further investigation into his suspicious death fell on deaf ears. In desperate need of a fresh start, Kaine purchases an old house sight unseen in her grandfather's Wisconsin hometown. But one look at the eerie, abandoned house immediately leaves her questioning her rash decision. And when the house's dark history comes back with a vengeance, Kaine is forced to face the terrifying realization she has nowhere left to hide.
A century earlier, the house on Foster Hill holds nothing but painful memories for Ivy Thorpe. When an unidentified woman is found dead on the property, Ivy is compelled to discover her identity. Ivy's search leads her into dangerous waters and, even as she works together with a man from her past, can she unravel the mystery before any other lives--including her own--are lost?
From Best Selling Author Michelle Dorey, the latest installment of The Haunted Ones; tales of ordinary people facing unspeakable evil...
Freshly minted Law School graduate Paige has just won her case. Her client Cory Smith needed her to obtain visitation rights for his daughter Aubree. Paige handled it perfectly—at the end of the hearing, Cory won.
Her victory is short lived, because the next day Aubree and her mother are found murdered, and Cory’s the main suspect.
Cory may have committed this horrid crime, but she was the one who made it possible. Paige is wracked with guilt. She can’t help but think of that poor little girl. Every night, she sees Aubree in her dreams.
And then in the daytime.
Aubree's spirit is calling out to her.
Why is this happening?
When her childhood friend Melanie appears out of the blue, Paige realizes there are greater stakes than her guilt. Deadlier stakes.
Powerful evil is afoot.
A child’s soul cries out in torment.
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The debut bestseller that has sold more than 300,000 Kindle and paperback versions!
Archaeologist Leah Andrews stumbles upon something inexplicable in southwestern New Mexico: inside a dark cavern lies an undiscovered, Native American cliff dwelling abandoned for 800 years. While twisting through one of the narrow underground passageways, Leah’s flashlight illuminates the remains of a violent massacre.
Ancient human remains—all slaughtered in a long-ago massacre—cover the cavern floor, along with a number of brilliantly colored, granite crystals. The rare crystals are native to only one place on earth: a frozen mountain range in central Antarctica.
Could Native Americans have traveled to the frozen continent of Antarctica 800 years prior to the first known human exploration? If so how? And why?
There’s only one person who can get Leah to those mountains in Antarctica: her estranged husband and climbing guide Jack Hobson.
At their destination they make a stunning discovery that will change history and science forever. But Leah’s team is far from the only interested party.
As her secret makes its way to the highest levels of government, a race to seize the Russian-claimed Antarctic territory brings the world to the brink of nuclear conflict.
Something inexplicable is happening in this edge-of-your–seat supernatural thriller, which starts with suspense, sneaks in a few chills, moves on to thrills, and ends in a melee of outright screaming horror. A few highlights:
The man's daughter isn't possessed. But Eddie can't tell him that.
The people aren't actually missing. They're hiding. But Eddie can't tell the cops that.
And Eddie’s got a personal issue: He’s forced to work with someone from his past--an extremely dangerous psychic he never wants to see again.
He's in way over his head. But he sure, can't tell that to the deep-cover team of federal agents that pepper the landscape.
This paranormal-mystery-horror-thriller’s got elements of all the great zombie movies, plus the X-Files, and even Men in Black, except that there are no aliens here—and it's definitely not a comedy! This is a deadly serious every-man-for-himself horror spooker. Oh, and by the way, there are no zombies as well as no aliens—the explanation is even more strange. And decidedly more chilling. Because, believe us, it could happen here!
WHO WILL LIKE IT: horror and zombie fans, lovers of paranormal mysteries and supernatural thrillers, in particular the kind of old-movie fans who love to kick back with NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD or even BEVERLY HILLS BODYSNATCHERS. Stephen King and Dean Koontz fans will be in horror heaven!