An E.J. Pugh mystery.
Romantic novelist E.J. Pugh has been nominated for a coveted award from the American Romance Writers' Association. The convention should have been fun and informative. It should never have resulted in the dead body found at the bottom of the stairs. After six years of peace, E.J. is again thrown into a crime scene, where the big questions assault her: why, and who did it? And whom can she trust?
It began as a day like any other.
When Eleanor sets off for lunch one glorious September day, she has no idea that her world is about to be turned upside down. A near-fatal car crash leaves her hospitalized and her daughter, Alex, returns home to care for her mother. Under the most difficult of circumstances, the two women (never close) are forced to reassess what they mean to each other, and to those around them . . .
A question of faith and politics.
The United States is holding an election, and control of the country may be determined by a single seat in the 'Buckle of the Bible Belt' Tulsa, Oklahoma . . . In Tulsa, recovering methamphetamine addict Seth Stevens is trying to hold his fragile life together. But his decision to campaign for the church-supported candidate forces him to answer an age-old question: what do you do when following your faith means breaking the law? . . .
A Brock and Poole mystery.
A fast-moving, intricate and compelling contemporary mystery, dealing with the brutal murder of a prostitute in London's West End. Brock and Poole might seem mismatched in age and temperament, but their verbal sparring hides a genuine mutual respect that grows as they hunt down the killer.
Macy's, New York, five days before Christmas.
When a known mobster is hit while shopping in Macy's, it's Lieutenant Solly Epstein's job to make sure the press don't link the murder to those of three other members of Paulie'Margarine Marginella's crew. As rival gangs are implicated and the hitman no longer seems under anyone's control, the winner will take it all. But with everybody seemingly double-crossing everybody else, who will that be? . . .
Welcome to Lucifer's Ark. This is the voyage to hell.
The Volsparr routinely sails to a mining community in the Baltic. Unknown to the passengers aboard, the ship also carries a secret cargo: stateless criminals being transported to jails where no one will ever question their fate. Tanya Rhone is travelling to visit her fiancé. Little does she know that aboard this ship life is the cheapest commodity of all . . .
A gripping new thriller from a bestselling author.
When a lone runner is found dead on Miami Beach's North Shore, Detective Sam Becket's first concern is for his adopted daughter, Cathy. Cathy is also a runner, and she's vulnerable. As Sam and his team start to investigate, a connection emerges with another homicide on Pompano Beach, and others close to Sam are drawn into the web . . .
The chilling new thriller from a bestselling author.
When a clandestine corporate organization employs Dr Simon Oakland, a research scientist known for his work on ageing, to come up with a medical solution to alleviate prison overcrowding, they unleash more evil than they had ever dreamed existed. Detectives Palmer Dorian and Tucker Browning, called in to investigate a series of mysterious deaths involving the elderly, are caught up in a sinister and deadly conspiracy . . .
The United States in crisis.
In the face of increasing terrorist attacks on his own soil, the president of the United States declares martial law and sits for a third term. His country simmers in suspicion and fear. In Chicago, Jason Walker, half Lebanese but thoroughly American, is detained, interrogated and tortured. In exchange for his freedom, he must turn spy for Homeland Security, but it soon becomes impossible to tell who are the good guys . . .
A tale of tragedy and porcelain.
Writing an article on old family businesses, Rona Parish contacts Curzon, local manufacturers of fine bone china, when she learns they're launching a spectacular new line. Little does she realize that she will directly precipitate a terrible tragedy, a tragedy whose roots stretch back to George Curzon, son of the firm's founder and known to his contemporaries as the Rogue in Porcelain . . .