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With the death of her husband and son, concert pianist Riley Forte’s life and career shattered. Her comeback performance bombs, her sponsor pulls out, and she faces the tattered ruins of a once-happy life.
When Mt. Rainier erupts, isolating her in a small community stalked by a serial killer, it seems like the end of everything, but it brings a new chance for Riley.
If she can evade the clutches of a dedicated killer.
In a riveting action story filled with breathtaking suspense, Riley fights to hang on to the one thing she has left—her life, and the one thing she needs to turn it around—redemption.
Fans of Jeffery Deaver, Lisa Gardner, and Peter Robinson will be captivated by this page-turner. If you like a gripping, suspenseful tale, grab your copy of Nocturne in Ashes and prepare to burn the midnight oil.
Chief Deputy Randall Steadman knows how to read people, making him tough to face in the interrogation room. He learns the hard way those tactics don’t apply at the poker table.
Watching the last of his money disappear in a pile of plastic chips, Steadman thinks it can’t get worse. Then new disaster strikes, spinning him off on a quest to catch a killer and protect an innocent girl, aided only by his new and untried partner, Detective Cory Frost.
Extortion, a deadly volcano, and a triple homicide mark the beginning of a long and winding road for Steadman and Frost.
If you like books by C.J. Box, Thomas Perry, and Jeffery Deaver, you’ve just found a new favorite in Steadman’s Blind!
Fourteen spine-tingling tales guaranteed to chill and unnerve!
Inside this volume, you’ll find stories that compel you to keep turning pages. Characters, settings, and plots that will rivet you to the edge of your seat.
You’ll find spies in training, experts in deceit, and desperate artists caught up in the ruin of broken dreams. You’ll meet disturbed domestics, ambitious chefs, and lowlifes with nothing left to lose.
You’ll thrill at these suspense-packed stories. So catch up on your beauty sleep.
The story they all clamor for paves the gateway to hell.
It’s not the brushstrokes, composition, or her brilliant use of light and color. It’s not the agonies underlying the paint or the dream of revealing something both momentous and simple with the sweep of the brush.
It’s just the damn story.
They all clamor for it, but every time Leigh is obliged to tell it, it wears away a little piece of her soul.
Soon she will be soulless.
Get the story and see what everyone’s clamoring about.
Under The Blood-Red Maple is part of the short story collection, No Rest: 14 Tales of Chilling Suspense.
For fans of Jeffery Deaver’s short stories with a twist, this collection of diverse tales from prize-winning author, Joslyn Chase, will seize you by the throat and pull you along at a tingling pace.
What leads a man to murder? Neil Anderson ponders the question over morning coffee and a newspaper report of a missing girl. By midnight he’s found a personally compelling answer, drawing him into the horrifying center of the question.
She bears a scar that mars her breast. And her soul. Entangled in a game of lies, Adalet stakes every last bit of herself on winning, but the odds are not in her favor.
A young doctor, part of an elite medical task force, sets a course for adventure in Bangladesh, where she faces the harsh realities of a killer disease, and the human element which aids and abets it. Dr. Elizabeth Mason’s first tour of duty turns out to be more than she bargained for…but just what she needed.
Suspenseful, surprising, twisted, and provocative, this collection of Joslyn Chase stories demonstrates the dexterity and verve that keeps fans raving for more!
The name on his driver’s license was George Henry, but people called him Chief.
He had the bloodline, the heritage, the native skills. And no desire to live up to the name.
Until the day he helped murder an innocent girl.
Prize-winning author, Joslyn Chase, introduces Chief Redfish in a captivating story of murder on the Hood Canal. Fascinating historic details, incredible landscape, a tragic gypsy curse, and the fiendishly cold killing of an unsuspecting young woman all come into play, woven like an indian rug. A winner!
A countryside mental facility, isolated in the hills of rural Virginia. An award-winning psychiatrist, reticent about revealing his methods. An ambitious journalist, still a little green around the edges.
When the three come together under mysterious circumstances, mischief rules the day, and not the benevolent kind.
Experience the thrill and horror of Gladwell Hollow and uncover the secrets of its deepest furrows.
The Furrows collection contains two bonuses: Bedtime Story and Absolution
Question your cravings
A dark creature comes to Pine Hollow. Unbidden, unseen, it invades the homes—and children—of the neighborhood, even as a bright young boy makes a horrifying discovery that will put his name on the scientific map.
And doom his classmates to an unthinkable fate.
The dilemma tests the limits of Adam Sterling’s courage…and his conscience.
The weight of his deed overwhelmed him
A dying man. A reluctant priest. Father Lucas helped lighten the load for sinful folks every day, but now he faced an extraordinary confession—one he’d rather not hear.
The petitioner spoke. Father Lucas listened. A mystifying tale tinged with mercy, guilt, and tragedy unfolded.
In the high-stakes world of Kristelhof Fine Arts Academy, pianist Georgia Findlay plays to win. The high-tension level of talent, drive, and competition on campus keeps students scrambling for position, but Georgia never misses a quarter of a beat.
Not even the death of her best mentor slows her down.
The story of a cutthroat rivalry and one girl’s break from the life of a peasant in a bid for the golden crown.
Rachmaninoff’s Peasant includes the bonus story What Leads A Man To Murder
One woman, dead by midnight. Snuffed out in a gush of blood and water, like the day she came in. Naked in body and soul.
One man, wondering what makes a killer. What twisted workings of fate and character lead one person to steal the life of another?
Neil Anderson starts his day with two things on his lips—a cup of strong coffee and this question:
What leads a man to murder?
Before day’s end, he’ll learn more about it than he ever wanted to know.
Mystery novelist Cathryn Harcourt never met a mystery she couldn’t solve…in the pages of her own books. Faced with a real-life puzzle on which hangs the happiness of two young lovers, can she find a solution before they’re forced apart?
And when the stakes rise higher than anyone imagined, can she outsmart a wily, unsuspected murderer?
Join Cathryn as she travels from Kentucky to Brazil on the tracks of a clever killer.
The Sodden Spectators collection features two bonus stories: A Simple Glass of Water and Blessings and Curses on a Calico Cat
Her thirst rocked his world…
Who knew a simple glass of water could hold so much? And that it could change from half empty to half full in the course of a day.
It carried the seeds of Ruben’s destruction, turned his world upside down, and drowned him in despair.
Might it also offer the key to his salvation?
Luck be a lady…
If curiosity killed the cat, it sat behind the wheel of a white Chrysler LeBaron the day Mrs. Friskers died. A young woman, raised on a diet of superstition, struggles to chop away the apron strings and prove her worth to a persnickety, white-gloved mama. The loss of her mouse-killing cat makes the battle twice as hard.
And twice as lonely.
A humorous and heart-warming story of a young woman learning to stand on her own.