One number, one letter: 3D. Two characters, nine cuts, their edges always crossing, carved sharply into Danielle’s bleeding flesh. She’d seen it before. On his other victims’ bodies. “Wow. I think I just fell head over heels in love with a fictional character. Tess Winnett is one of the smartest FBI agents and profilers I have come across yet and with analytical skills to rival Sherlock Holmes. Hats off to Leslie Wolfe for easily...

He did not choose. He was chosen. And now he must save the entire world. Mike Messenger is a young man working in NY on relocation, enjoying the life the city has to offer. Until late one night, he discovers he is the messenger chosen to save the earth from the evil forces of the lethal, destructive figures in black that strive to shatter the natural order of things. The figures in black, faceless and endowed with superhuman powers, have been cha...

Two families, forever linked by tragedy. Ruby Dunkin is in an abusive marriage. Her best efforts aren’t enough to shield her two children from an abusive father whose cruelty knows no bounds. Their volatile situation ends in tragedy when Ruby’s eldest son, Billy is torn away from everything he loves. Consumed by hatred and self-loathing Billy becomes the thing he hates the most—his father. Chelsea Wyatt, a senior in high school, goe...

  You never know what to expect when the ones that are supposed to protect are actually corrupt. Teresa found herself in an awkward position… I love a good mystery and this one was exceptional. Black is a man one could say wears different hats depending on whom he was dealing with…he knows the streets and could run in them but instead opts out of that life at an early age and uses what he knows to stands out in his role as D.A . ...

  A medieval tale of magic, swords and sorcery… The year is 1304 A.D. in the Yorkshire area of England. King Dunstan reigns in Europe over the Kingdom of Misty Hill. The King’s castle stands large, beautiful and strong surrounded by large fences and all of his knights and their squires. Not far off from the castle lives the townspeople enclosed by the safety of the Northern Woods and the mystery of the Dark Woods to the South of the ...

  It was a beautiful morning graced by crystal blue skies as Kamal passed through the gate at Sapir Academic College, Israel’s largest public university. Unnoticed, he merged seamlessly into the flow of bodies traversing the campus. At precisely 9:05 a.m. he began to recite his prayers. Two minutes later, he stopped, stared at the heavens, then shouted, “Allah Akbar!” before depressing a detonator. In a millisecond, scorching hot metal...

  A disgraced agent. A missing battle plan. Will he find redemption or damage the Allies beyond repair?  London, 1942. OSS Agent Conor Thorn is desperate for a second chance. After a botched mission in Tangier, Thorn knows failure is not an option. When confidential directives for Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa, go missing, the agent must recover the plans before the Nazis thwart the crucial mission. Thorn teams up with MI6 a...

  Breathtaking suspense unraveling at train-wreck speed, in an unforgettable collection. Sometimes the only way to do the right thing is to break the rules. Love, Lies, and Murder is a collection of 19 short stories that explore the extremes of human emotion and the conflicts that result. Every story will leave you tense and breathless as the characters race to a conclusion that is as unexpected as it is satisfying. Intense and gripping, ea...

  With the death of her father… Officer Charlene Taylor has received her dream promotion—working Homicide with the LAPD. Her first case is the high-profile murder of Ken Anderson, a playboy UCLA professor with a haunted past. A mafia kingpin, billionaire tycoon, cheated wife and jaded lover are only a few on a long list of suspects, all with motive and opportunity. …all hope of reconciliation is lost. Not only does she feel the pressur...

  A gripping psychological thriller inspired by true events.  Robert Collins is Portland’s best investigative detective. When the Stevens family goes missing, he goes to work. As he uncovers clues the family may have been targeted for a professional hit by organized crime, it gets personal. Too personal. Can he face down his inner demons before he loses himself? He confronts the mob and police bureaucracy to find the missing family. Jake,...

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Neighbours & Tourists: Short stories
Review / January 21, 2020

  A collection of short stories divided into two parts: ‘Neighbours’ and ‘Tourists’. The first is inspired by author’s home village in Poland; the second by her travels.   A fine collection of short stories Reviewed by Piaras on January 21, 2020 for Emerald Book Reviews Neighbours & Tourists is a fine collection of short stories by Polish born author Ewa Mazierska. Its’ a wonderfully written and ric...

A Second Chance In Paris
Review , Romance / January 15, 2020

  She breached the trust between them. He refuses to forget. Can they build a bridge that will help both extremes meet?   A married couple boards a plane on their way to a romantic holiday in Paris, after a huge break in their relationship. The trip, whose whole purpose is to help them to reconcile, has just the opposite effect, sending one of them on a journey of introspection. While he sits angrily at their hotel, she goes o...

Fierce Winds and Fiery Dragons (Dusky Hollows Book 1)
Children's Books , Review / January 14, 2020

  LIVE THE MAGIC LOVE THE ADVENTURE Ivy and Carrie love their new classroom even if the new teacher is a little strange. When Mrs. Huffity asks for volunteers to care for an egg, Ivy doesn’t budge. She’s had a few scary dreams about that egg and wants nothing to do with it. But when trouble comes, Ivy defends the egg. In her desire to save the baby that hatches, Ivy is tossed into the middle of an adventure. She discovers more ...

Fubars – A Political Fantasy Novel
Adult Fiction , Comedy , Review / January 12, 2020

  Tracing various meanings of the acronym “fubar,” the story chronicles the adventures of an array of characters from diverse cultural, social and ethnic backgrounds, all of whom strive to leave their mark—at times in legitimate and at times in iniquitous ways. Among them are Fergus Ulysses Barr, the timid scion of Britain’s selfish aristocracy, Dwayne Junior Zobinsky, the offspring of an unscrupulous New York tycoon and an...

Not Really Dead: A Gripping Serial Killer Thriller (Tess Winnett Book 5)
Mystery , Review , Thriller & Suspense / January 11, 2020

  One number, one letter: 3D. Two characters, nine cuts, their edges always crossing, carved sharply into Danielle’s bleeding flesh. She’d seen it before. On his other victims’ bodies. “Wow. I think I just fell head over heels in love with a fictional character. Tess Winnett is one of the smartest FBI agents and profilers I have come across yet and with analytical skills to rival Sherlock Holmes. Hats off to Leslie Wolfe f...

Remember Who You Are: How to Find Meaning and Purpose, Reclaim Your Passion for Life, & Unlock Hidden Treasures of Self-Confidence & Self-Love
Review , Self-Help / January 8, 2020

  DISCOVER:: How Truly Loving Yourself Will Unlock Amazingness In Your Life Do you ever feel disconnected from your self? Do you ever feel lonely, even with plenty of family and friends in your life? Do you sometimes find it hard to look yourself in the eye and love what you see? If so, this book has the power to produce a profound shift in your life. This book contains a proven process to help you find greater meaning and purpos...

Bees Like Flowers: a free childrens book (Mummy Nature 2)
Children's Books , Review / January 8, 2020

  BOOK 2 in the MUMMY NATURE series of children’s books. Watch our happy, helpful friend the Honey Bee, always so busy and buzzy and find out why bees and flowers are such good friends. Illustrations using vivid colours include many real flower species which children may recognise from their garden or have seen growing in the wild, 3 of them are named at the end of the book too. The narrator shows us what these fascinating bu...

Children’s Book: The Adventure of Froblicious the Frog (Rhyming Picture Book for Ages 2-6)
Children's Books , Review / January 8, 2020

  A Fun Rhyming Story for Early Readers The Adventures of Froblicious the Frog is the first book of the series Let’s Learn While Playing. Froblicious is a one-of-a-kind frog. He sings, dances, exercises, and has a good time with his friends. He usually sleeps during the day, and during the evening, when most of the creatures are taking a rest or sleeping, he has fun doing his colorful activities. One day he woke up early, and a...

Kaitush the Wizard
Children's Books , Review / January 5, 2020

  “Be cautious in your actions. Be bold and daring in your dreams” Kaitush is a normal boy like all young boys… Well, not really, because Kaitush is a wizard! With his magical powers, he fools his teachers, confuses clocks, and even creates a double for himself, leaving him free to set off on all kinds of adventures. However, being a wizard is not so simple; there are rules to adhere to, and anyone breaking them, face...

Layers: A.G.R.Goff

  Letting Miranda into his house is a big mistake. But ageing comedian Dave also has some secrets. Maybe she should never have come looking for answers. As this story about murder, betrayal and dark desires unfolds, things take an unsuspected turn. Things from the past find their way back to the surface and the dead might not be so dead after all.     A Well-Crafted Psychological Thriller Reviewed by Piaras for Emerald Bo...