The Real Dad


Lulie Brannigan, songwriter, activist, mother of two, has been married five years to her soulmate, the absolute stepdad of her dreams.

In December of 1975, police come to their upper flat, arrest her beloved black husband, and won’t say why.  Lulie is so shocked the charge.

Now she must turn her back on her husband, find a way to get over him quick, and get the boys, 11 and 5, to “take it in.”

Within nine days, he’s bailed out and thinks he can come home. He keys himself in and refuses to leave, so Lulie and kids have to go. But Nate will stop at nothing to get his family back. Based on true events. $2.99 on Kindle.

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Free: The Key to the Ranch (An Alexander Wright Mystery)

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The discovery of a fifty-year-old corpse leads Alex and his law enforcement friends on an amazing new adventure. How can you investigate a cold case that is this old? Where do you begin? What do you plan to learn? What will represent the end of the search – truth, blame, or just an unanswerable question?And so it begins, the sixth story in the Alex Wright mystery series – with Alex Wright, the Laguna Beach surfing real estate appraiser. He discovers the skeletal remains while measuring a house for an appraisal. Now he feels compelled to dig deep into the past to find out what happened on that certain day in February, 1957.As a newlywed, Alex has much on his mind. The red hot Orange County real estate market is peaking. His new bride, Rachel Fix, is adjusting to the settled life after a decade on the Pro Surfing Tour. But there is a mystery to be solved. The excitement and compelling action build from there, leading to a guaranteed shocking conclusion! Free on Kindle.

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Desert Heat

Desert Heat
Navajo Witchery. Human Treachery.

Social worker Jordan Bia finds a child who escaped her captors and a life in the sex trade, but four other girls from her small Mexican village were not so lucky. Smugglers hide their human cargo in the hoodoos of a remote canyon on the reservation—a place the Navajo shun, fearful of the witches who practice their black rituals and feast on the dark energy of evil. Mysterious rites, omens of death, and bodies litter the canyon.

When she meets Navajo police officer Sam Tohee, sparks fly fueled by the danger of hunting men who buy and sell little girls. Techno savvy Jordan plots to trap the smugglers and free the rest of the children, but unless she and Sam can find the power to defeat the witches she may not live long enough to save the girls. $2.99 on Kindle.

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Jacks Are Wild

jacks-are-wildHandsome, white-knight, Police Officer Jack Stratton is back in this action-packed, thrilling adventure. When his sexy, old flame disappears, no one thinks it’s suspicious except Jack and one unbalanced witness. Jack feels in his gut that something is wrong. He knows that Marisa has a past and if it ever caught up with her – it would be deadly. Determined to buck the critics, and listen to his instincts, he and his young, feisty sidekick plunge ahead and start to track down leads hoping to find Marisa in time. The trail leads them into all sorts of trouble – landing them smack in the middle of an all-out Mob war between the Italian Mafia and the Japanese Yakuza. 

When evidence surfaces that Marisa was kidnapped, Jack must navigate between the warring parties, assassins, and cold-blooded hit men to outwit the cunning kidnappers before it is too late. As the body count rises, the stakes in this game are life and death – with no rules except one – Jacks are Wild. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Regina Shen: Resilience

Regina Shen: Resilience
Outcast Regina Shen is forced by the World Federation to live on the seaward side of barrier walls built to hold back rising seas from abrupt climate change. A hurricane threatens to destroy what’s left of her world, tearing Regina from her family and home.

Global fertility has collapsed. Chief Inspector Joanne Demarco of the notorious Department of Antiquities believes Regina holds the key to avoid extinction. Regina fights to stay alive and avoid capture while hunting for her family. Does she have the resilience to survive? $0.99 on Kindle.

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Mash Up (Mystery)

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2015 WINNER NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARD – Thriller

Fairbanks Detective Qigiq–means white hawk–failed. Grandfather taught there is but one option after falling in the snow: stand…

So Qigiq heads south to San Francisco. His new partner, Kandy Dreeson, calls at dawn: a hysterical violinist named Robina is shrieking about an Amazon box and her missing roommate. He grabs a jacket, and slices through Golden Gate Bridge traffic–knowing this is his next step.
Body parts, heavily manipulated crime videos, mini-explosions, and disappearing music files plunge Qigiq headfirst into a world of cybercrime he doesn’t understand–but will master. He and Kandy dodge cars and bullets with each bit they decipher, growing ever closer to dangerous forces that trade money for murder.

Suspenseful and grisly with humor and seduction, Mash Up is a riveting read of action from the first sentence. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Five, Six … Grab your Crucifix (Rebekka Franck, Book 3)

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INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLING SCANDINAVIAN MYSTERY!

The Priest is a man with a mission from God. He is to help those possessed by evil to finally become free from their stronghold. He has expelled demons for years and had great success.

But there is one demon he never managed to cast out. And that demon has now come back to get him.

Rebekka and Sune are on a vacation in Northern Zeeland when they suddenly find themselves involved in what turns out to be their most horrifying case to this date.

Five, Six … grab your crucifix is a spine-chilling Scandinavian mystery-novel from the International Bestselling author Willow Rose. It is the third book in her series about the Danish journalist Rebekka Franck. It is followed by the fourth book in the series: Seven, Eight … Gotta stay up late. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Hunt for the Enemy

Hunt for the Enemy
Hunt for the Enemy is the breathtaking and action-packed finale to the bestselling Enemy series of thrillers featuring agent Carl Logan. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Death in Nostalgia City

Death in Nostalgia City
Nostalgia City theme park re-creates a small town from the early 1970s in every detail, but when rides are sabotaged and tourists killed, an unlikely duo is persuaded to investigate. Lyle Deming is an ex-cop, now driving a Nostalgia City cab because he’s tired of dealing with violent crime and its sad victims. Kate Sorensen is a 6’ 2 ½” former college basketball star, now theme park PR director. She must play spin doctor and help investigate at the same time.

Corporate greed and murder lead Kate and Lyle from the Arizona theme park to downtown Boston where they go undercover at a giant conglomerate to find the evidence they need to save the park from more violence and bankruptcy. The mystery is filled with puzzles, twists and turns, plus plenty of suspense and action! $3.99 on Kindle.

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Rise of the Enemy

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Everyone has a breaking point. Carl Logan might just have found his. The Joint Intelligence Agency sends agent Carl Logan on a routine mission to Russia. It should have been simple. But when Logan’s cover is blown, he’s transported into a world of hell he thought he would never see again. Something is different this time, though, and before long doubts begin to surface in Logan’s mind as to why the assignment went so wrong. Logan has never been short of enemies. And sometimes the enemy is closer to home than you think. Could his own people really have set him up? $1.44 on Kindle.

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Free: Plateful of Murder

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Claire DeNardo is scared of a lot of things. Ordinary objects like roller coasters and men’s hairpieces make her knees knock loud enough to be a band’s rhythm section. Unfortunately, the only job Claire can find is working for her Uncle Gino in his seedy detective agency. Until now, her cases have all be middle-aged men with trophy wives who needed watching. But when Gino retires and leaves her in charge, Claire gets swept up in a murder case despite her fears. Both the client who hired her and the handsome police detective want her off the case. When the wrong person is charged, it’s up to the terrified detective to summon all the courage she can to find the true killer. Free on Kindle.

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Free: Brownies & Betrayal (Sweet Bites Mysteries, Book 1)

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Pastry chef Tess Crawford thought moving from Chicago to quiet Silver Springs, Arizona would simplify her life. That was before she found the body of a woman with whom she had traded heated words the previous night, left her fingerprints on the murder weapon, and came under attack for trying to clear her name. When her cheating ex-fiance shows up, intent on convincing her to come back to work for him, Tess—armed with an extra batch of éclairs—decides to take control and solve the mystery herself, with the help of friends and frenemies alike.

But will that be enough to save her when she gets too close and the killer decides it’s safer to get her out of the way? Free on Kindle.

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Daydreams and Devils

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Amazon UK No1 bestseller ‘Daydreams and Devils’ blends crime, coming of age and dark humour.

Vincent, with his sadistic right hand man Frankie, seeks to expand his interests with his own brand of gangland psycho terrorism.

James, a young music obsessive, leaves school determined to do life his way, dreaming of glory in a gang with guitars.

But as two worlds collide will dreams become nightmares? $0.99 on Kindle.

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Free: All Good Deeds

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For fans of Gillian Flynn, Lisa Gardner, and Karin Slaughter.
She’s no killer. She’s just taking out the trash. Don’t call Lucy Kendall a serial killer. She’s fighting for the innocent, and she’ll do whatever it takes to bring justice. When a child disappears, Lucy quickly discovers the link to a predator she’s faced before–a man the state of Pennsylvania decided to turn loose on the streets. Determined to find the little girl and put a criminal behind bars for good, Lucy forces her way onto the case.As the search for the kidnapped child pulls Lucy into a web of evil beyond her darkest imagination, she’ll have to face her own dark truths to save the little girl–and herself.Packed with suspense, All Good Deeds is a dark psychological thriller with a finely crafted mystery that takes readers into the deepest recesses of the human psyche. Free on Kindle.

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The Devil’s Bridge

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An uplifting, sad and funny story that follows the love of a soldier and a nurse through WW1 and afterwards as they struggle to keep their love safe from forces bent on its destruction. One critic described a chapter as ‘The most delightful sex scene in the history of historical fiction’. $0.99 on Kindle.

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Kaffka, the Holy Grail, and a Woman Who Reads: The Quests of Sir Kay

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Peace has finally been achieved and it sucks. At least for Sir Kay.I mean, nobody really likes the cold and the fear of war, but compared with now? That delicious, dark-roasted heady beverage Merlin brought back from the Middle East, kaffa, is long gone.

Arthur expects Kay to run castle and kingdom, just because he’s the only person in 6th century Britain who can do algebra (if a knight rides forth from Camelot at three leagues per hour . . .). Guinevere treats him as her personal gofer. Middle age is fast upon Kay, and the only quest available is to rescue Miffy, a fair-but-empty-headed lady’s imprisoned dog.Ah, but who knows what adventures lie out there, away from the comforts of Camelot? The Holy Grail, if one were interested in such a bauble? Magic, in the form of an ageless beauty with a treacherous reputation, Morgan le Fay?Perhaps the ultimate prize, a woman who reads…. $0.99 on Kindle

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California Gray

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Derrick Rice, a Homicide Detective from San Diego, is jaded from long-term exposure to the dark side of mankind. Haunted by the brutal murder of a child, idealistic rage threatens to consume him. When Derrick’s former lover is murdered he begins a desperate crusade to find the murderer, and salvage his career and piece of mind.

Fleeing from heartbreak, Kate Burke abandons her hometown of Minneapolis and heads to Southern California in pursuit of sunshine, beaches, and beautiful people as happy and shiny as the glorious weather. This is the place to transform my life, she thinks. Downtown Los Angeles becomes the backdrop for Kate’s new urban life. She’s dating again, her art is selling, and she forges a friendship with a mysterious homeless man. But things start to unravel when the past bridges the miles between her old and new lives, and when fresh trouble pours down with the torrential rain that winter.

As Derrick tracks a killer across California, his journey merges path with Kate’s and they find themselves in a wrenching, bloody fight for survival. $2.99 on Kindle.

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The House that Jack Built (Jack Ryder Book 3)

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Scott Kingston is afraid of monsters. He thinks they’re lurking outside his bedroom window at night when his mother tucks him in. He asks his mother to keep the light on to scare the monsters away. But that light is exactly what lures the kidnapper to his window and the next morning, Scott Kingston is gone.

Twenty-eight years later, Vernon Johnson is released from jail after spending the biggest part of his life on death row, convicted of having kidnapped and killed Scott Kingston. As so many times before, he has appealed his case, but this time, the judge decides to let him go. A witness has finally told the truth, and there is no longer sufficient evidence to keep him in jail.

But shortly after Vernon Johnson is released and has returned to his childhood town, another child disappears, and soon all eyes are on him—again… $0.99 on Kindle.

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