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Anticipation. . . When Catherine Michaels tracks down her long lost sister, Gracie, after a desperate search, she's thrilled to find her alive and well. But there's also an unexpected bonus--Gracie's sexy and single friend, Dean. Ecstasy. . .Dean is every woman's fantasy, ruggedly handsome, intense, and as Catherine discovers, a passionately adventurous lover. But his all night appetite has a dark side. For though Catherine longs to give up all control, Dean drives her even further. . .demanding she learn the real art of submission. Surrender. . .Catherine is having the best sex of her life, opening herself to a surprising new realm of pleasure. And Dean unexpectedly starts to feel he's met his match. . .maybe even his soul mate. When they both want more, it gets complicated. Is it game over--or are things just heating up...? Praise for Anne Rainey's So Sensitive"A touch of BDSM complements sizzling-hot sex in this suspenseful winner." --Romantic Times, 4 1/2 Stars, TOP PICK" A great voice, nice pace, and most of all, two characters that kept me turning the page. Enjoy!" --The Romance Reviews, 4 Stars"If you are ready to be blissed out by some of the most sensual sex scenes in writing, you need only to pick up this book and start reading." --Coffee Time Romance, 4 Cups"Supremely sexy and beautifully emotional. . .intensely relevant for today's woman." --Lucy Monroe
It is a future few envisioned--humans with the ability to shape and shift into every imaginable predator on earth. This new world is dangerous, dark and filled with desire. . .Hunting TemptationFox-shifter Gea Crevan is a PI working a case deep in the underbelly of New Chicago. She relies on ruthless businessman and leopard-shifter Quilliam North for good intel and even better sex, but resists taking him as her mate. Until she witnesses his carnal lust for another, and suddenly all her feral instincts are unleashed. . .Reclaiming TemptationGrifter Felicia Tamryn is half cheetah and all woman who always gets what she wants. Until the day she tries to con Constantine Breckenridge and instead finds her heart held tight in the talons of an eagle-shifter. Felicia tries to run but her past and her body betray her, catching her in a sexual trap of her own making. . .Praise for the novels of Crystal Jordan"There are books you read and those very special ones you devour. . .Carnal Desires is definitely one of the latter. This is definitely an author to watch." --Kate Douglas, author of Wolf Tales "The author is a master world builder and the abundant sex scenes complement the plot and characters. One cannot help but fall in love with these large, dangerous, hot cats!" --Romantic Times on On The Prowl[WARNING! This is a REALLY HOT book. (Sexually Explicit)]
UndeniableCanine trainer Shari Afton can't deny the shiver of pleasure that runs through her at the sound of Maco Durant's sexy voice over the phone. Seems that trouble has followed this Wyoming rancher to Oregon, and he wants two of her guard dogs for protection. And she wants to see the cowboy face-to-face...UncontrollableAs she waits for Maco, the last thing Shari expects is the sound of a gunshot. When Maco arrives, Shari puts on a brave front, but the shooting brings back vivid memories of her past and she can barely control her emotions around this rugged stranger...UnforgettableMaco's concern awakens an intimate place deep inside that Shari has almost forgotten. With one touch, he ignites her erotic desire, and within his strong, masculine embrace, she surrenders to a wild ride in the saddle, western style...Praise for Vonna Harper"Will touch your heart and leave you breathless." --Just Erotic Romance ReviewsWARNING! This is a REALLY HOT book. (Sexually Explicit)
"Kate Douglas...will send your senses reeling." --Cheyenne McCray, New York Times bestselling authorThey are creatures of light in search of an energy source to help them survive. So when the Nyrians discover amazing power in the extreme passion and sexual pleasure of humans, they come to Earth to satisfy their needs...Dream LoverFor years, Mac Dugan has been trying to find the mysterious being he once loved and then lost. Now he has gathered a group of six highly intuitive and extremely sexual men and women at a secret mountain hideaway. Here he hopes to focus their potent sensuality into highly erotic fantasies that will summon his lover, Zianne. What he doesn't anticipate is each team member making extraordinary sexual discoveries of their own...Praise for Kate Douglas and her Wolf Tales series"Sexy, tense, and complex." --Romantic Times, 4 Stars, on Wolf Tales 12"You MUST pick this outstandingly brilliant novel!" --Coffee Time Romance, 5 Cups on Wolf Tales 12"The story is so thrilling and the sex is so hot." --Romantic Times on Wolf Tales 11Chapter One
Man-gods born to live and love forever, the Lords of Satyr are renowned for their sexual prowess. . .and unquenchable lust. . .The Beautiful. . .Strong-willed and deeply sensual, Lord Sevin Satyr indulges freely in the delights of the flesh within the luxurious chambers of his infamous Salone di Passione, the talk of 1880s Rome. Surely the Humans who would deny his kind their pleasures can be persuaded to share them in a new Salone he plans just for them--above all, the beautiful Alexa Patrizzi. Fiery and spirited, she is made for sin. . .And The DamnedA pulsing darkness grips the mind of Sevin's younger brother Lucien, the unwilling possessor of powers he cannot control. Held in the Roman catacombs as a sex slave until he was eighteen, he finds refuge in the ElseWorld--and sexual healing in the arms of Natalia, a maenad , who thinks Luc too beautiful, too young for her. But when his mirrored eyes heat to molten silver at her touch, she can only love him more. . ."Give me more!" --Paranormal Romance ReviewsPraise for Elizabeth Amber's Lords of Satyr Novels"Sexually inventive and indefatigable man-gods. Bastian. . .scorches the pages." --RT Book Reviews (4 stars) "Dane will enrapture. . ..Amber is truly a maestro." --RT Book Reviews (4 ½ stars, Top Pick) "You are in for the thrill of your life." --Night Owl Reviews (Top Pick) Ms. Amber writes some of the best erotic scenes and takes us on a journey into a wonderful world of fantasy." --Fresh FictionWARNING! This is a REALLY HOT book. (Sexually Explcit)
They're the daughters of celebrities--the kind all the teen mags gossip about! But the It Girls of Hollywood High are about to discover that fame has a price. And no friendship--or romance--is safe. . .London Phillips will diet as her mother demands. She'll even date the billionaire her mother has chosen for her. But she won't give up her secret hottie, Justice Banks. She and Justice plan to elope--right after he becomes a hip-hop superstar. All he has to do is seduce a media mogul's darling daughter, Rich Montgomery, and a record deal is his! But he better remember London is really his girl. . .Rich is so lucky to have a BFF like London. It was London who introduced her to dreamy Justice. Little does she know that her new heartthrob is about to cause a media explosion that will change this spoiled princess's life forever. . .Spencer Ellington hates to see a billionaire go to waste. That's why she's hooking up with London's boyfriend, Anderson Ford. London may not be in love with Anderson, but she believes he'll do anything for her. Just wait till she finds out the only thing Anderson is doing is Spencer. . .Heather Cummings wants in with the It Girls to secure the spotlight for her actress mother. But when she stumbles upon a secret about the father she never knew, she discovers she has ties to the clique so scandalous it may just bring Hollywood High's in-crowd to their knees! "Simone tells authentic stories of teen life in the 'hood better than any other author currently writing contemporary YA street lit." --Library Journal on Teenage Love Affair (starred review)
Life sucks. Big time. But guess what? I've got a dream no one can kill, and I've been planning how to make it come true.Charly's holdin' it down--she's got the attention of Mason, the new cutie around the way, she's setting the style for her crew, and if you get in her way, she'll mush you. Despite her frontin', her game is shaky--she's got no phone, no ride, and she's living on the outskirts of Chicago. Even worse: she's got a dream-killing mother and has to work part-time to help pay the bills. But Charly's got a plan to rise above it all--using the acting skills she's honed over the years to save face around the haters. All she's got to do now is get to New York without dropping the ball on making her and Mason official. But between the most messed up travel plans ever and a bunch of broken promises, Charly's got a long journey ahead of her. That's okay, 'cause nothing will stop her, not even the biggest challenge of all that's waiting at her destination. . .. "Kelli reinvents the urban heroine--she's cuter, smarter, fearless. Excellent read." --Travis Hunter, author of On the Come UpPraise For Kelli London "Kelli's stories are edgy and addictive. You won't want the story to end." --RM Johnson, author of Stacie & Cole"An amazing tale that is sure to delight, teach, and intrigue teens everywhere!" --Ni-Ni Simone on Boyfriend Season
Surrender to the seductive world of Karen E. Taylor's Vampire Legacy series with these novels of two vampires who share blood in more ways than one...Vivienne Courbet may have lost her innocence over three centuries ago, yet in the eyes of those who sustain her with their delicious blood, she is a young, desirable beauty. But the eternal life Viv has reveled in is now facing a dire threat, one that has separated her from her blood sister, Deirdre, and may mean the end of their kind. For a dangerous cross-breed known as the Others has declared war on the vampire fellowship--and the fatalities have begun. . .Having fled to a small New England town, Deirdre Griffin and her lover, Mitch, have found a temporary respite in a place flowing with tourist dollars--and tourist blood. But when the Others inevitably close in, they won't go down without a fight--the bloodier the better. And when the battle calls for Viv and Deirdre to join forces, they will have to summon every morsel of hot, hungry, deadly thirst to live another lifetime...
Finally settling down with his hunky cop boyfriend, former callboy Kevin Connor is giving up the "oldest profession" for a new career: producing his mom's TV talk show, "Sophie's Voice." But when their latest guest--gay porn sensation Brent Havens--ends up floating in the East River after vowing to blow the lid off the adult film industry, Kevin returns to the world of high-stakes sex to find out: Who killed the twink who had everything?Was it the X-rated director who exploited his star--for his own desires? The bartender boyfriend who hustled more than just cocktails? Or the eye-candy co-star who left the sweet actor for a sugar daddy? Either way, Kevin is zooming in on one twisted plot with no shortage of drama queens. But is he ready for his close-up. . .with a killer? "Scott Sherman has created a really fresh and original character in Kevin Connor, and I look forward to more from him." --Greg HerrenPraise for Second You Sin"Following the adventures of hunky and lovable male hustler/amateur sleuth Kevin Connor around the streets of New York is like a thrill-a-minute roller coaster that is so full of hair raising turns and breathless moments of surprise that you don't even notice you're screaming with laughter the entire ride!"--Rick Copp "There is fun sin and boring sin. Second You Sin is chock-full of the first kind." --David Stukas
A fascinating look at what it's like to grow up in front of and beyond the cameras. --Eve PlumbFor nine seasons, Mary McDonough was part of one of the most beloved families in television history. Just ten years-old when she was cast as the pretty, wholesome middle child Erin, Mary grew up on the set of The Waltons, alternately embracing and rebelling against her good-girl onscreen persona. Now, as the first cast member to write about her experiences on the classic series, she candidly recounts the joys and challenges of growing up Walton--from her overnight transformation from a normal kid in a working class, Irish Catholic family, to a Hollywood child star, to the personal challenges that led her to take on a new role as an activist for women's body image issues. Touching, funny, sometimes heartbreaking, and always illuminating, Lessons from the Mountain is the story of everything Mary McDonough learned on her journey over--and beyond--that famous mountain. "For someone who started out as a sweet little girl afraid to speak up, it certainly is a pleasure to hear her shout from the top of the mountain now! --Alison Arngrim, New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of a Prairie Bitch"She's a radiant woman whose truth comes from within...if I had to pick one word that described Mary Beth, it would be resilience." --Earl Hamner, Creator of The Waltons"Mary is a whole lot more than Erin on The Waltons. This book shows how she's handled all the highs and lows with grace." -George Clooney Includes Never Before Published Bonus Chapter!
Golden sand, pounding surf, a sense of endless possibility--and four unforgettable stories of love, friendship, and second chances...The Brass Ring by Lisa JacksonIt's a beautiful June day, perfect for a wedding--until Shawna learns that her fiancé, Parker, has been involved in a car crash. Though his injuries heal, his memories of her are gone. Yet Shawna won't stop reaching to reclaim the love they once shared...June's Lace by Cathy LambJune MacKenna is done--with her high-pressure legal career, her cheating soon-to-be-ex, and the stress of city living. In her studio on the Oregon coast, she creates beautiful lace wedding dresses, with no intention of ever wearing one again herself. Then songwriter Reece rents the house next door, and sets out to change her mind...Second Chance Sweethearts by Holly ChamberlinThea Foss is putting a bad marriage behind her in the pretty vacation town of Ogunquit, Maine. What's past is past....Until her first love wanders into the local diner, reminding Thea of the person she once was, and the life it's not too late to claim...Carolina Summer by Rosalind NoonanJane Doyle needs to get out of New York--the farther the better. She's headed toward Florida, but thanks to a storm along North Carolina's Outer Banks, she finds herself stranded in a beautiful, remote town that soon feels a lot like home. And thanks to the local sheriff, she finds herself staying longer than she planned--and feeling less lost at sea than ever...
This Christmas, the greatest gifts can't be found beneath a tree. . .Eight-year-old Janey Sullivan has had a difficult year, between losing her mother and adjusting to life with her guardian, Brian Duncan. But with the holidays approaching, her one Christmas wish is to find the perfect gift for Brian--if she can learn to trust him first. Reeling from the loss of his soul mate, Brian is determined to give her daughter, Janey, an extraordinary Christmas. But he struggles to read her irregular moods, and when he catches her in a lie, he begins to doubt the future of their new little family. Yet with the help of their friends in Linden Corners, and a bit of Christmas magic riding on the wind, they may be able to preserve Janey's mother's traditions, perhaps even start some new ones--and discover that the life they hadn't planned on can still bring the happiness they've always wished for. "This gentle read is big on heart." --Library Journal"A wonderful Christmas story of moving on beyond grief and loss." --RT Book Reviews, 4 1/2 Stars
When writer-for-hire Jaine Austen signs on to script vows for the ultimate Bridezilla, "I do's" soon become "I wish I hadn't's"--and curtains for the bride spell a veil of woes for Jaine. . .Jaine's accepted her share of lame gigs to pay the bills, but rewriting Shakespeare's got to be an all-time low. The fiasco begins with a call from Jaine's high-school nemesis, uber rich uber witch Patti Devane. It seems Patti will soon be sashaying down the aisle with another former classmate from Hermosa High, and she'd like the exchange of vows to evoke Romeo and Juliet. . .except without the "downer" of an ending.Even worse than the assignment itself is dealing with Patti as a client. At least Jaine's not alone, as nobody can stand the demanding, spoiled, and incredibly rude Bridezilla from Hell. Patti's managed to rack up an amazingly long list of enemies in a short time, not the least of whom include her prospective mother-in-law, the soon-to-be ex-wife of Patti's stolen soon-to-be groom, and just about everyone involved in the wedding preparations. So it isn't a complete surprise when the erstwhile Juliet plunges to her death during her balcony scene.The loosened bolts that brought down the bride were clearly an act of sabotage--what's not so obvious is whom, among Patti's numerous haters, committed this murder most foul. Was it the caterer she threatened to ruin? The bridesmaid tossed out of the wedding party for being too chubby? Jaine's determined to learn the truth--if only to end the hideous walk down memory lane kicked off by her association with Patti. Between fending off advances from the nerd of her high school nightmares and figuring out ways to stop Prozac the cat from corrupting the victim's pet Poodle, Jaine's involvement in this case keeps veering between comedy and tragedy. That is, until another body is discovered--and the killer starts laying plot for a final act--starring Jaine. . .
Wisecracking pen-for-hire Jaine Austen is back--and she's about to discover that working on the set of a Hollywood sitcom is no laughing matter. . .Jaine still hasn't found a good man--or a way to keep all those sugary snacks from going straight to her hips. But--with a little help from her best friend Kandi--she's finally landed a gig as a sitcom writer! True, Muffy 'n Me (aka "Bewitched with Tits") isn't going to win any Emmys. And her office at Miracle Studios needs a little sprucing up, and a few dozen rat traps. But it sure beats writing boring brochures and bad resumes, so Jaine's not complaining. Until the plot thickens--with murder. . .Jaine figures the trouble all started when Muffy 'n Me's hottest star, gorgeous Quinn Kirkland, seduced the head writer--whose husband also works on the show. But when Quinn's caught in bed with the barely-legal actress who plays his niece, things really heat up--and his many jealous girlfriends start to figure things out. . . So when the no-good heartthrob drops dead after nibbling a poisoned doughnut, Jaine isn't terribly surprised. But who could have done it? A competitive co-star and a couple of scorned lovers top Jaine's list of suspects, but the police have zeroed in on her man-crazy pal Kandi. She fell hard for Quinn--and nearly fell apart when she learned of all his other women. Now Jaine has to figure out who finally stopped Quinn's cheatin' heart--before her best friend ends up behind bars. . .
Young Queen Elizabeth I's path to the throne has been a perilous one, and already she faces a dangerous crisis. French troops have landed in Scotland to quell a rebel Protestant army, and Elizabeth fears once they are entrenched on the border, they will invade England.Isabel Thornleigh has returned to London from the New World with her Spanish husband, Carlos Valverde, and their young son. Ever the queen's loyal servant, Isabel is recruited to smuggle money to the Scottish rebels. Yet Elizabeth's trust only goes so far--Isabel's son will be the queen's hostage until she completes her mission. Matters grow worse when Isabel's husband is engaged as military advisor to the French, putting the couple on opposite sides in a deadly cold war. . ."Starts strong and doesn't let up. . .Kyle's latest is extremely accessible for readers unfamiliar with the series." --Publishers Weekly"Memorable characters, lush historical details, fascinating intrigues, and court drama. History and romance merge, loyalty and passions run high and readers are riveted to the pages." --RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars"Riveting, adventurous. . .superb!" --Historical Novel Society
Fairbrook is a town tailor-made for the holidays, with beautiful old houses dotting quaintly named streets like Sugar Plum Lane and Nutcracker Court. But cash-strapped single mom Carly Westbrook worries about providing a merry Christmas for her boys. Their run-ins with cranky neighbor Max Tolliver, an aspiring novelist stricken with writer's block, don't help. Between losing his muse and the Westbrook boys wreaking havoc in his once orderly life, Max could use a Christmas miracle. Fortunately, the Diamond Lils, a ladies group who meet weekly to play poker and socialize, are looking to do some good deeds--and they think a little matchmaking for Carly is a perfect place to start. . . "This is a solid Christmas read, firmly in the spirit of the holiday." --Publishers Weekly"For fans of Debbie Macomber." -Library Journal
For brilliant paranormal profiler Sloan Skye, a reluctant trip into her past will bring her face to face with a killer who shouldn't exist. . .Being a skeptic is somehow making Sloan Skye one of the best profilers in the FBI's new Paranormal Behavioral Analysis Unit. True, her so-called love life isn't any less tangled, but she's beginning to believe she's found a place where her uber-geek smarts and her more out-there methods fit perfectly. Unfortunately, all the incredible things she's seen can't prepare Sloan for the ultimate horror show. . .returning to her old high school. Someone--or some thing--is draining blood out of local teenage girls while they sleep. And the only way Sloan can solve the case is to push past her training and surrender to powers beyond her formidable logic to root out one very elusive killer. . . "An engaging police procedural paranormal starring a likeable heroine. . .fast-paced." --Genre Go Round Reviews"A refreshing paranormal series. . .mystery and intrigue, new exciting paranormal creatures, and the possibility of a love triangle. . ." --Paranormaladdicts.com"Strong, snappy. . .entertaining!" --RT Book Reviews, 4 stars
Life is looking good for amateur sleuth/professional fashionista Haley Randolph. She's even close to getting her hands on the Delicious, the season's hottest purse--until she's hit with a curse from an irate customer at Holt's department store. When things start to go really wrong, Haley transfers to the new store near Las Vegas--and promptly finds the body of Courtney Collins, an old classmate, sprawled across the floor of the menswear department. Now Haley is suspect #1.Everyone knows Haley was once jealous of Courtney, and Courtney was about to launch a spectacular line of designer bags. And, well, there weren't any witnesses when Haley actually found the body. Since she doesn't look good in prison stripes, Haley will have to get to the bottom of this mystery. Finding the killer won't be easy. . .and getting rid of this curse may mean going against everything a real fashionista stands for. . ."Frothy. . . The well-crafted plot offers plenty of red herrings." --Publishers Weekly"A laugh-out-loud wild ride for readers who hang on for the unexpected resolution." --RT Book Reviews
In the first of a wildly entertaining mystery series set amid the bright lights, big egos, and Botoxed brows of Hollywood, Cheryl Crane--daughter of legendary movie star Lana Turner--introduces a smart, hilarious, and utterly loveable heroine in realtor-turned-amateur sleuth, Nikki Harper.For Nikki Harper, realtor to the stars and daughter of 1950s screen goddess Victoria Bordeaux, Hollywood is home--an albeit dysfunctional home populated by a cast of crazies. While Nikki's no stranger to scandal, she's shocked to receive a hysterical phone call from her business partner, Jessica Martin, saying that seventies sitcom star Rex March has been found dead in Jessica's bed. More shocking is the fact that, as far as anyone knew, Rex was already dead. . . Six months ago, Rex was supposedly killed when his plane crashed in the Mojave Desert. Nikki and Jessica recently sold his mansion on behalf of his widow, Edith. Obviously, Jessica is being framed, but by whom? And why? And how can Rex be dead again? "Cheryl Crane has written a superb mystery: rich in milieu, deep in plot twists, constant in the exercise of suspense and surprise. This book is a veritable primer on why people read and love crime fiction."--James Ellroy"There's a good plot with a twist and some very clever Hollywood insider bits." --The Globe and Mail"Plot twists keep the pages turning." --Booklist
Wealthy and high-profile, the Chase dynasty has everything an African-American family could ever want--except what money can't buy. . .Ever since Carter Chase's ex-fiancé, Avery, married another man, he's resolved to win her back. And when an accident sends her to his side, Carter seems to have sealed the deal. But fate has a different plan. . .Meanwhile, Carter's brother, Michael, is entangled in a scandal that's alienated him from his powerful father. Hoping to redeem himself, Michael proposes a new business idea. But his partner in the venture--and in his bed--is not the ally he imagines. . .Not to be left out, youngest daughter, Haley, becomes embroiled with a law student-turned-murder suspect. Of course, the young man has an alibi--one he paid good money for. Soon, Haley and the entire Chase family are drawn into a publicity nightmare that can only end with a shocking revelation. . ."Winters' juicy novel about a wealthy but utterly dysfunctional family is a real page-turner." --Booklist "Fast-paced and full of drama." --The RAWSISTAZ Reviewers
In A World Of Bikers, Meth, And Overdue Mortgages. . .All the miles. All the blood. All has led him here. Looking for a place to hole up, O'Conner--with nothing to his name but a failing motorcycle, a gun, and uncollected debts--lies low in the last place he thought he'd end up: the suburbs. But Willow Ridge, once an exclusive gated community, is now tarnished and crumbling. Ordinary citizens cling to their worthless homes while society's outcasts--and O'Conner is no exception--creep in to fill the gaps. One Man's Got Nothing Left To Lose. . .O'Conner's style has always been more shoot-and-run, but this time he stays, getting involved with the Ridge's residents--discovering criminal behavior can happen anywhere. Homeowners dangle at the ends of their financial rope, gangs clash over Willow Ridge territory, housewives set their sights on him, and O'Conner is thrust into an inescapable tangle of passion, betrayal, and violence. When all-out war breaks out between the Mas Trece and Vandal Vikings gangs, fueled by treachery shockingly close to home, O'Conner is forced to make life-or-death decisions about his newfound neighbors. The American Dream is in flames. . .and he wonders if he'll still be standing when the smoke clears. "Gary Phillips is my kind of crime writer." --Sara Paretsky, New York Times bestselling authorPraise For Gary Phillips"Honesty, distinctive characters, absurdity and good writing--are here in Phillips's work." --The Washington Post"Gary Phillips writes tough and gritty parables about life and death on the mean streets. . ." --Michael Connelly
They're gorgeous, sophisticated, and successful--but the lives of these three New York City "It Girls" are about to be turned upside down. . .With her career as an attorney on the rise, and her millionaire boyfriend about to propose, Tamia has it all. Then she meets Malik, a sexy Harlem brother who makes her second-guess everything. Love struck, Tamia's on a mission to convince Malik to stop playing hard to get and come along for the ride. . .Since she married a pastor, Troy has gone from smokin' hottie to Bible-quoting church lady. Everyone thinks Troy is happy until some dirty secrets turn her life--and her marriage--upside down. . .As the wife of a pro basketball player and mother of two, Tasha has traded her fabulous city life for the suburbs. Bored and starving for action, Tasha's desires spin out of control, and she finds that being the new "It Girl" has its drawbacks. . . "Octavia gives Sex and the City a smart Afrocentric update." --Publishers Weekly"It's clear that Octavia is talented with a great imagination and storytelling ability." --RT Book Review"Entertaining and packed with drama." --RT Book Reviews
National bestselling authors J.D. Mason and Victor McGlothin come at you with a double dose of intrigue..."The Lazarus Man" by J.D. MasonWhen a young female city employee is murdered, the case brings together an investigative reporter whose career is on the line, a lead detective who would rather work alone, and an elderly, homeless man whose hold on reality is questionable. But desperate times call for desperate measures, and with the detective at the helm, the trio soon unearths a shocking truth no one would have ever suspected. . . "Tomorrow's Edge" by Victor McGlothinSmart, sexy P.I. Vera Miles is an expert at finding people who don't want to be found. But her latest client is a rare, and possibly dangerous, exception: a handsome drifter with amnesia who believes he's killed someone--though he can't remember who or why. But as Vera gets closer to solving the mystery, she has to wonder if her client is better off without his memory. . ."Mason and McGlothin are clearly talented." --RT Book Reviews"Enticing to those who appreciate a good thriller." --The RAWSISTAZ Reviewers
From the untamed wilderness of ancient times to the concrete jungles of today, these sixteen excursions into nightmares will keep you awake long past the midnight hour--and praying for daylight. . .Beyond The Shadows. . .. . .they linger, showing themselves only to those brave enough to perceive them. . .willing to see beyond human existence and into the heart of darkness. Feel the racing pulse in the primal desire of werewolves. Embrace the aura of two gifted women as they unleash power beyond imagining. Savor the aroma of otherworldly flora planted in a unique patch of earth. They Walk The Night. . .. . .prepared to face terrors humans were never meant to confront. Chant with an African mystic as he protects his people from an entity of unbridled malice. Ride the dusty trails of the Old West in pursuit of monstrous legends. Sail on a ship of damned souls as it languishes in the depths of forbidden waters. Linda Addison L.A. Banks Anthony Beal Michael Boatman Maurice Broaddus Chesya BurkePatricia E. Canterbury Christopher Chambers Eric Jerome Dickey B. Gordon Doyle Tananarive Due Brian Egeston Rickey Windell GeorgeL.R. Giles Brandon Massey Lawana Holland-Moore Terence Taylor
He Can "Do" Her Right. . .Aliesha is a dark-skinned beauty who seemingly has it all--a prestigious academic job, a respected role at church, and an adoring boyfriend. All she thinks she needs when she lands in Dante's barber's chair is someone capable of handling her natural, unchemically-treated hair. But her encounter with the handsome barber forces her to confront what's been missing from her life all along....But Is He Mr. Right? Dante is a laid-back brother who isn't easily rattled. But everything about Aliesha--from her big-city attitude to her wild, defiant hair--begs his attention. His offer to work his magic on her hair sends both of their worlds into a tailspin. But does Dante really have what it takes to finish what he's started? "A thought-provoking look at contemporary African American life." --Booklist "Johnson's strong depiction of the characters allows each one to take shape and become life-like." --The RAWSISTAZ Reviewers "An enticing read." --Books2Mention Magazine"A five star new author!" --Mary Monroe