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,...

  BOOK SYNOPSIS In the summer of 1692, the infamous Salem witch trials were underway in Massachusetts Colony, North America. Meanwhile, a new Governor was appointed over New Hampshire colony, but his only interest was the land he felt entitled to. Citizens of Durham, New Hampshire, were losing property they’d farmed for years. It was a dangerous time to come to the Colonies, but Kate Tremont had no choice. Having lost her father and her ho...

  Brook Jacobson is on a mission to live her life on new terms after being consumed with grief in the complicated aftermath of her husband’s murder. She never imagined that fate would catapult her into the surreal world of Isaac Coles, mega film star. Isaac is captivated by Brook’s intellect, beauty, warmth, her strength of character, and an undeniable visceral sexual attraction, but the unresolved pain from his past complicates his feel...

  GoodCopBadCop is a modern crime take on Jekyll and Hyde where the ‘good cop’ and ‘bad cop’ are the same person. It is a modern day police procedural story where our main character tries to juggle the various crimes he’s investigating while juggling the psychotic impulses inside him. This is not a story about a good man turned bad, or a bad man turned good. Both good and bad arrived at the same time.   REVIEW A dark and graph...

  Former cop Vic Fallon only wanted to get home to Sandusky, Ohio in time for Christmas after completing his latest private eye assignment. A chance meeting in the Atlanta airport with a U. S. Senator from his hometown thrusts Vic into a murder investigation when the man turns up dead shortly after they speak. The unwanted case produces more questions than answers. Why did the Senator ask Vic to deliver a Christmas card for him rather than m...

  “Dark, disturbing, deliciously inappropriate.” – Leslie Wolfe, best-selling author of The Watson Girl.  From two-time Book of the Year finalist Kathleen O’Donnell comes a gripping psychological thriller filled with unexpected twists. A psychiatric patient with a dark secret Preston Blair, a blogger with a dark sense of humor, is committed to a private psychiatric hospital, accused of a shocking crime. Her father Todd’s influen...

  When Ex-FBI Agent, turned hired gun, Thomas Briggs takes a job from an infamous crime boss, he thought the job would be straightforward. But, what he didn’t know was this job was going to bring him face to face with his past, and his future. Thomas Briggs’ life was tragically turned upside down with the death of his partner and close friend. Knowing a leak in the bureau was the direct cause of his friend’s death, he has turned his ba...

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The Defender of the Faith
Historical fiction , Review / September 22, 2019

  BEST MARATHI NOVEL AWARD OF 2017 BY GOVT. OF MAHARASHTRA, INDIA Almost everyone in the Shirodkar household knows Shyam is a doomed child. The family astrologer, who is never wrong, has predicted that Shyam will encounter three, near-death accidents and will not survive the third. The question is not if but when the event will happen. As he grows up motherless in central India, Shyam is treated like a stepchild. While fearing he w...

Overdose (Ash Suspense Thrillers with a Dash of Romance Book 3)
Review , Thriller & Suspense / September 18, 2019

  Months after recovering from coma, Ash discovers that the man who performed her brain surgery has a questionable medical experience and a dark past, starting with his medical mission in India ten years ago and ending just recently, with his wife’s suicide. Should Ash expose him, at the risk of becoming vulnerable to his revenge? In an attempt to learn more, Ash goes on a date with him. When the waitress drops a pink cellphone i...

What ifs
Review / September 5, 2019

  The chance meeting with Gabi in Queen Mary’s Garden, Regent’s Park, is only the start of a series of unworldly events for aspiring writer James Cockburn, which will involve him first in a murder investigation and treasure hunt in St Ives, Cornwall, and then in the increasingly frenetic machinations of politicians and mobsters in both the human dimension and fairyland.   REVIEW   Highly Recommended! I’ve read this ...

The Mavis Saga (6 book series)
Fantasy , Horror , Review , YA Fiction / August 22, 2019

  From Book 1: Bestselling author and master of horror, RWK Clark, unleashed a teenage outcast with revenge against her classmates. A fun timeless coming-of-age fantasy as only he could envision it. While most high school juniors are worried about acne, grades, and dating, Mavis Harvey has a host of issues to deal with, like her appetite for human flesh. Don’t worry, the bullies won’t get far. Crunch! Revel in a new phase o...

Floating on Secrets
Review , Romance , Thriller & Suspense / August 22, 2019

  When the tank sets her mind free, will it open her heart to love or set her down a dark, fiery path? Flair’s a neo-psych rock outcast in her small Indiana town. Spending her time in a sensory deprivation tank in an effort to enhance her mind seems like the right thing to do. But when the bartendress discovers the chamber is anything but isolated, she’s left with a question: who is the man who caressed her hair and esc...

Black and White, Little Puffy: Promoting tolerance, acceptance of different colors, friendship and forgiveness
Children's Books , Review / August 11, 2019

  This book shows that all the colors are beautiful and equal. The difference makes us special. A great lesson in acceptance of our differences, colors, and the importance of tolerance, acceptance, equality friendship and forgiveness.   REVIEW A wonderful children’s book that teaches valuable life lessons. Reviewed by Piaras for Emerald Book Reviews More often than not children relate themselves with the characters of a good...

The Polyandrist
Review , Thriller & Suspense / August 1, 2019

  Greg was a good husband, for the most part, when Lauren was twenty-two. Loving and understanding of her various eccentricities, but not particularly ambitious, and unable to provide the finer things in life she so badly craved. Then came Nolan, a handsome man with a good income, capable of giving her the things she wants. Dividing her time fairly between the two men is a challenge, until Gordon comes along. Then it becomes imposs...

Elly Elephant’s First Day
Children's Books , Review / July 28, 2019

  Elly Elephant’s First Day is a story for young children to enjoy at bedtime written in rhyme. The story’s beautiful colorful illustrations are sure to thrill young readers of all ages. Elly Elephant has recently been born and is looking forward to exploring her incredible world. Her mother has told her that she must wait until she’s a little older, but Elly can’t wait. She explores the world on her own, learning and meeti...

Sleepy Animals by Suzy Davies
Children's Books , Poetry , Review / July 26, 2019

  Sleepy Animals is a book for children, filled with lovable baby animals they’ll want to love and cuddle. Words and pictures take them into imaginative dream-like places. Ideal to read at bedtime, this book, illustrated with enchanting pastel pictures, will relax and soothe your child encouraging a restful night’s sleep.   A wonderful book for bedtime reading! Sleepy Animals is wonderful book for the younger reader. I rea...

The Neon Jungle (Nick Seven Book 6)
Review , Romance / July 24, 2019

  In the laidback Florida Keys, former spies Nick Seven and Felicia Hagens found a paradise far removed from the covert world of the CIA. Nick, content to run a bar on the Gulf and maintain a low profile, breaks his self-imposed exile when a friend asks for help in getting a local mob boss off his back. Popular singer Jimmie Rae wants to get free from the notorious Turk Morgan, a crooked music mogul who controls the Miami entertain...