The Chamala Quest: A Doctor Liberty Belle Corcoran Novel

To those who study plants, the Chamala represents the Holy Grail. Finding it would be the discovery of a lifetime—make that a dozen lifetimes. It produces a berry with phytochemistry possessing the unique ability to hyper-stimulate nerve cell reproduction. It will be instrumental in the development of the next generation of bio-pharmaceuticals capable of curing blindness, deafness, dementia and paralysis. Famous botanist, Doctor Liberty Belle Corcoran, may have the inside track in the search for the Chamala plant. While speaking at the Global Federation of Botanists’ annual symposium on the island of Mahé, she learns of its possible location from the mysterious Cheung brothers. There is one small problem, however. It grows somewhere in an unexplored mountainous region of West Papua, Indonesia, on the island of New Guinea, and is closely guarded by a primitive tribe of cannibals who hold the Chamala berry sacred. Libby will have to get past them if she is to succeed, and they plan to take the Chamala’s location and its secret with them to their graves, along with anyone who interferes.   REVIEW A well-crafted action adventure story. The Chamala Quest by Mason Malone is a wonderfully written and richly descriptive novel, with brilliantly…

Silent River: A Gripping Psychological Thriller Inspired By True Events

  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, partner and friend, thinks he’s spiraling into obsession, when Robert’s taken off the case but refuses to give up the investigation. Can he get past this shameless tragedy and his own past to move on with his life? Silent River is a fictionalized version of a real investigation in the late 1950s in Portland, Oregon, a time when money and power ruled the city. This story will appeal to fans of true crime and detective fiction alike. Readers who enjoy Ann Rule, Rex Stout, and Mary Higgins Clark will love CM Weaver.   REVIEW A well-crafted psychological thriller. Reviewed By Piaras O Cionnaoith for Emerald Book Reviews Silent River by C.M. Weaver is a wonderfully written and richly descriptive novel, with brilliantly drawn characters driven by obsession and the…

A Minister in a Box

  When a Mossad agent pursues you, you should know that there is no safe place to hide In an African country, a corrupt minister has stolen 2.3 Billion US Dollars and fled the country. A new president turns to a Mossad “fixer” – now retired and offers him 10 million dollars to have the former minister found and brought back, no matter what and how! This “fixer” puts together a team of three experts, comprising of one head of a mafia organization, one former intelligence agent and an anesthesiologist. They locate him in London and are now planning the best way to kidnap him without getting noticed. To do so, they decide to put the minister in a special box, storing him in the cargo of the plane and flying him back. Though their plan is seemingly flawless, not everything goes according to plan. The clock ticks and when the problems begin to pile up, the pressure on the special team begins to increase. With the authorities on their tail, they will do everything to escape unscathed.   REVIEW   A first-class international crime thriller with perfect pacing. Reviewed By Piaras O Cionnaoith for Emerald Book Reviews Author Aaron…

Drop Dead Crime: Mystery and Suspense from the Leading Ladies of Murder

  Five women. Five sublime authors of crime fiction. One stunning book. Gripping thrillers, packed with deviously executed crimes and in-depth investigations are some of the most popular reads available on traditional and virtual book shelves today. Now, you can sample some of the best female writers of crime fiction, in Drop Dead Crime, a collection of novellas packed with the twisted plotlines and memorable characters that excite readers and leave them demanding more. Lisa Regan, Leslie Wolfe, Colleen Helme, Amy Vansant, and Julie Smith are among the most skilled and prolific writers of the genre today, and each one knows exactly how to tease a story to maximum effect. Their use of strong female leads, combined with delicately balanced plots, means suspense is always kept at a fever pitch—ready to boil over at any second. Lisa Regan’s Over The Edge is guaranteed to keep you up at night. When P.I. Jocelyn Rush witnesses a young mother jump from a bridge, she is determined to solve the mystery of why, and what she finds is a complex web of secrets and lies so shocking it could destroy the people left behind. Leslie Wolfe introduces FBI Agent Tess Winnett in Not Really Dead, a fast-paced, intense thriller about a serial killer who makes a terrible…

Marked to Die
Crime / Mystery , Mystery , Thriller & Suspense / November 23, 2018

Can a deathly ill young woman possibly be connected to a psychopathic killer and all those bodies? Oneg has it all; good looks, a loving family, and a profession she adores. One day her pampered world collapses as she contracts a rare life-threatening drug side-effect. Her health rapidly deteriorates – She is put on a respirator, in strict isolation, awaiting a bone marrow transplant. Then a psychopathic killer with an avenging guitar comes to her rescue, crooning that NOTHING will stop him from saving Oneg. Exsanguinated corpses of prominent surgeons start to emerge in unexpected places, the last barely alive – naked and delirious, tied to a tree. Detective Ramzi Issa and his team are at a loss. Deep, dark secrets . . . heinous deeds of long ago . . . Oneg’s young and fearless sister, Erga, starts digging into the mysterious link between the doctors and her beloved sis, leading her to dangerous secrets originating at a Tel Aviv University medical school party thirty years before. This medical thriller takes the reader to a horrible past cover-up that returns to haunt everyone involved, blending the hospital ICU, together with tissue lab, blood bank, and hidden identities. Scroll down…

True Crime Stories Volume 11: 12 Shocking True Crime Murder Cases (True Crime Anthology)
Crime / Mystery , True Crime / September 26, 2018

In this true crime anthology you’ll learn about some of the most shocking true crime cases that have happened in the last forty years. You will find yourself thrust into a world that is often depraved but always intriguing and fascinating, leaving you wanting to read more. These twelve cases, which span the globe, are a true testament to the idea that crime comes in all shapes and sizes. There are a number of themes in this volume, including missing persons, road trips gone wrong, and family annihilation’s. You will read about a case in New Zealand where two young people celebrating the New Year vanished without a trace never to be seen again, yet a man was still put on trial for their murders. The tragic case of Denise Pikka Thiem—a woman who went on a world trip to find spiritual meaning but ended up murdered—is also profiled in this book. The unfortunate phenomenon of mass murder, particularly family annihilation, is covered in two uniquely bizarre cases in this book. In one case, a man claimed a voodoo demon drove him to murder his family, while in another a man dressed as Santa Claus attempted to murder an entire…