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Their meeting sets an ancient Norse prophesy of destruction in motion, and what destiny has in store for them is bigger than either could have ever imaginedSaturday, November 9th, 2019
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Her gambling husband tricked the wrong people and theyâ€™re demanding Betsie pay his debtsâ€”or elseThursday, June 6th, 2019
Through a crazy twist of fate, Caroline Clemmons
was not born on a Texas ranch. To compensate for this illogical error, she
writes about handsome cowboys, feisty ranch women, and scheming villains in a
tiny office her family calls her pink cave. She and her Hero live in North
Central Texas cowboy country where they ride herd on their three rescued indoor
cats as well as providing nourishment outdoors for squirrels, birds, four feral
cats, a fox, a raccoon, and two possums.Â
The books she creates in her pink cave have made her an Amazon bestselling
author and won several awards. She writes sweet to sensual romances about the
West, both historical and contemporary as well as time travel and mystery. Her
series include the Kincaids, McClintocks, Stone Mountain Texas, Bride Brigade,
Texas Time Travel, Texas Caprock Tales, Pearson Grove, and Loving A Rancher as
well as numerous single titles and contributions to multi-author sets. When
sheâ€™s not writing, she loves spending time with her family, reading her friendsâ€™
books, lunching with friends, browsing antique malls, checking Facebook, and
taking the occasional nap.
the danger that links themâ€¦
Memphis with her son. Her gambling husband tricked the wrong people and theyâ€™re
demanding Betsie pay his debtsâ€”or else. Sheâ€™s come to Kincaid Springs to stay
with her mother and seek a safe place for her son. Being so far from her former
home, she feels secure. That is, until danger confronts her.
Magonagle is falling in love with Betsie and is fond of her son. Monk is
certain she is not free of the men her late husband cheated. Although he is not
a violent man by nature, Monk is willing to fight for Betsieâ€™s safety. He and
the men of the Kincaid family prepare to meet the enemy.
from the approaching danger? Will she and Monk be able to forge a love that
endures or will one of them be silenced forever? What toll will the enemy exact?Â
door. She hated their time together was over.
shoulders. â€œBetsie, may I kiss you goodnight?â€
she pretended to be demure. She certainly didnâ€™t want him to think she was a
hoyden. â€œI think that would be all right.â€
into an embrace. Sheâ€™d thought he meant a kiss on the cheek, but that wasnâ€™t
the case. His lips sought hers softly at first, then as if he would consume
her. Without conscious thought her arms went around him, pulling him closer.
if sheâ€™d been deprived of a part of herself. Each of them panted with ragged
breaths. He held her a few minutes longer, his forehead against hers.
you as if I was drowning and you were a life preserver.â€
face. â€œThen youâ€™re not sorry?â€
carried away, too. Perhaps itâ€™s not proper to admit, but I enjoyed your
to his face. â€œGoodnight, Betsie. Iâ€™ll be by to escort you to Mass in the
morning. I hope I may call again soon.â€
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Suzi Stephens was shocked to learn Serenity Springs Childrenâ€™s Home and Elementary School faced foreclosureTuesday, December 11th, 2018
the years, Jacob had forgotten how frightened he and Mike had been as kids.
Heâ€™d pushed those recollections to the back of his mind in favor of successes.
Being around the children here rekindled memories of that time. Their worst
fear had been being separated.
one he foundedâ€”had been a struggle at first but then had taken off. Within
three years, they were multi-millionaires then billionaires. No one was more
surprised than Jacob. Heâ€™d been ultra-cautious for a few years, afraid
something would snatch success away from him.
realized he had investments and backups and even if he lost half, heâ€™d still be
wealthy. Thatâ€™s when heâ€™d begun to live the good life. More level-headed,
frequently Mike had cautioned him to limit his excesses.
they shouldnâ€™t have planes, didnâ€™t need as many cars, and one house each was
enough. Heâ€™d been right, of course. Here Jacob had none of those things. At
least heâ€™d been there, done that, and had experienced the exhilaration success
different challenge. He sure hoped he was up for this one. There was no failing
this time without dire repercussions.
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Will Finch Mystery Thriller Prequel
KNIVES welds the intensity of Jack Bauerâ€™s â€œ24â€ to the
scorching heat of THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNETâ€™S NEST.
author is a great talent.â€ â€” Aaron C. Brown, Amazon Top 1000
a man plummets to his death from an apartment tower, Will Finchâ€™s
shock soon becomes a nightmare. As he studies the open windows above
the corpse, Finch notices a lamp blinking erratically behind a drawn
curtain on the eleventh floor.
he investigates the distress signal, Finch discovers a woman
handcuffed to a bedpost. Over the following week, he uncovers a
conspiracy that ties the murder to a series of bombshells. The
victimâ€™s bankruptcy. A global stock fraud. A murder spree that
began in Baghdad and is now haunting the citizens of San Francisco.
Is this the work of a serial killer, a copycat â€”Â or both?
before he can file his report for The San Francisco Post, Finchâ€™s
leads evaporate. Within days, three victims are dead. Does a pattern
of five knife wounds provide a clue? Can he unravel the mystery
before he â€” and his fiancÃ©e â€” are caught up in the web of
Knives is the prequel thriller in the Will Finch crime series â€” a
novel that opens on the first day of Will Finchâ€™s journalism
career. Everything that Finch learns about crime reporting begins
with Five Knives.
Amazon bestselling author, D.F. Bailey is a W.H. Smith First Novel
Award and a Whistler Independent Book Award finalist.
2015 D.F. Bailey published The Finch Trilogy â€” Bone Maker, Stone
Eater, and Lone Hunter â€” three novels narrated from the
point-of-view of a crime reporter in San Francisco. Second Life
(2017) is the first in a series of stand-alone books that follows the
characters established in the trilogy. The series prequel, Five
Knives, came out in 2018.
first novel, Fire Eyes, was optioned for film. His second novel,
Healing the Dead, was translated into German as Todliche Ahnungen.
The Good Lie, another psychological thriller, was recorded as an
audiobook. A fourth novel, Exit from America, made its debut as an
e-book in 2013.
his birth in Montreal, D.F. Bailey’s family moved around North
America from rural Ontario to New York City to McComb, Mississippi to
Cape May, New Jersey. He finally “landed on his feet” on
Vancouver Island â€” where he lives next to the Salish Sea in the
city of Victoria.
twenty-two years D.F. Bailey worked at the University of Victoria
where he taught creative writing and journalism and coordinated the
Professional Writing Cooperative Education Program â€” which he
co-founded. From time to time he also freelanced as a business writer
and journalist. In the fall of 2010 he left the university so that he
could turn “his pre-occupation with writing into a full-blown
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and Scoobie High School Misadventures
Gentil Cozy Mysteries #0.5
Jolie Gentilâ€™s parents leave her with Aunt Madge for her junior
year so they can â€˜work things outâ€™ in their marriage, sheâ€™s
angry. She knows no one at Ocean Alley High School. Some kids snub
her, but she makes friends with the irreverent Scoobie. Heâ€™s quirky
and fun, but heâ€™s skipped school and smoked pot in the past, so
people avoid him. Jolie learns how to shoot a squirt gun from under
the boardwalk and tries not to flunk geometry. She also learns that
the family she babysits for has a secret, one that puts Jolie in
danger. Youâ€™ve met Jolie and Scoobie as crime-solving adults. Check
out their high school friendship. Same humor, different challenges.
Plus a couple of hints about why Jolie wants to get to the bottom of
murders when sheâ€™s all grown up.
Gentil Cozy Mysteries #1
Gentil moves to Great Aunt Madgeâ€™s Jersey shore B&B, taking her
cat Jazz, and joining Madge’s pair of prune-eating dogs. It’s not a
retreat from her embezzling ex-husband, just a smart change. Jolie
rekindles friendships, dodges a low-level wise guy, and tries to
figure out her new life. She hasn’t seen her high school classmates
in ten years, and they weren’t all buds. Why care if a couple of them
are murder suspects? Because finding a dead body when you’re
appraising a house grabs your attention.
balances fear of a smart-mouth wise guy with a belief that her
friends are innocent. Her murder suspects include one accused’s
ex-wife and beneficiaries of the dead woman’s will. Jolie keeps
searching, but will someone’s plans leave her alive to find the
Gentil Cozy Mysteries #2
Jolie Gentil gets tapped for some appraisal work at her tenth high
school reunion she does not expect to find the skeleton of Richard
Tillotson in an antique attic wardrobe in the vacant house. He
vanished just after his sister married his business partner in 1929.
Jolie sees a link to the Tillotson-Fisher family’s Prohibition era
business and works with friends Scoobie and Ramona to gather clues
from old photo albums and ledgers. The albums lead to Mary Doris
Milner, Richard’s girlfriend, who has fond memories of him and is
certain of who murdered him. But, she couldn’t prove it then and he’s
long dead, too.
present day murder of Mary Doris tells Jolie and Scoobie they are on
the right track. Did the secret she kept all these years finally kill
her, and will solving Mary Doris’ murder lead to a culprit in a
decades-old crime? Between running the food pantry at Christmas and
escaping a burning building, Jolie wants to figure out who the modern
killer is before someone else gets hurt.
the Carny Comes To Town
Gentil Cozy Mysteries #3
she never liked the idea of sitting on the plank above the dunk tank
for the food pantry’s carnival fundraiser, Jolie never dreamed what
Scoobie saw that day would leave him battling for his life. Scoobie’s
ex-con mother shows up and there’s a murder to add to the mix. Soon
Jolie is doing more than appraising real estate. Even that is
complicated by home burglars. She grudgingly seeks help from her
nemesis, reporter George Winters, and tries to stay ahead of a
kidnapper and murderer so she can take charge of her world again. Can
she keep her friends safe? Will Scoobie recover enough to plan
another silly fundraiser?
Port in a Storm
Gentil Cozy Mysteries #4
Gentil and friends are putting the finishing touches on the Talk Like
a Pirate Day fundraiser for the food pantry and trying to figure out
who’s breaking into some of the houses Jolie appraises. When she
realizes a new face in town is leading high school kids into trouble,
Jolie’s mad and lets him know it. Hayden offers to help her mind her
own business, and people at the fundraiser hear her give him what
for. A hurricane’s on the way, and when a corpse turn up under the
pirate ship the next day, Jolie’s looking like a suspect.
on the Doorstep
Gentil Cozy Mysteries #5
Hurricane Sandy to Cozy Corner B&B repairs to Aunt Madge’s
wedding in three weeks. If Jolie can handle that surely she can deal
with a sobbing woman who shows up at midnight playing a scary message
on her phone. Pooki is frantic about her husband’s whereabouts and is
definitely ditzy. A shady deal for storm repairs at the Ocean Alley
Senior Complex seems to be at the root of Steve Oliver’s hit-and-run
death and missing business partner, Pookiâ€™s husband, Eric. When
Eric ends up dead at the B&B, Jolie digs for clues as she burns
muffins and appraises houses. Can Jolie find the murderer and expose
fraudulent repair bids â€“ without getting hurt?
Gentil Cozy Mysteries #6
for Chanticleer 2014 Mystery and Mayhem Award. Itâ€™s fun to buy a
house. Unless someone wants whatâ€™s hidden behind the walls and is
willing to kill for it. Jolie is pursued by a purse thief and a
burglar, but the guy sheâ€™s most worried about is the one who left
an elderly auctioneer dead on her porch swing. Suspects abound, but
they arenâ€™t all going to live to tell their story.
Gentil Cozy Mysteries #7
enough that Jolie ends up in the emergency room because she avoided a
deer. Worse to find a dead woman in the hospital restroom. In between
appraising houses and feeding her pet skunk, Jolieâ€™s on the lookout
for a runaway teenager and whoever planted the dead woman in her
path. Thanks to best bud Scoobie, sheâ€™s also planning a crazy
fundraiser for the food pantry. Just when Jolieâ€™s ready to leave
the murder investigation to the police, she gets a surpriseâ€”and
itâ€™s not a good one. Will her need to know see her hurtâ€”or worse?
to a Halt
Gentil Cozy Mysteries #8
Jolie Gentil goes to buy a cup of coffee, she finds Java Jolt empty.
A bigger surprise is seeing proprietor Joe Regan later, badly
injured. A potential killer thinks Jolie has something he was hiding.
Jolie needs to figure out who’s telling the truth and how far the
thugs will go to find what they want. Only solving the puzzle will
keep Jolie safe, protect a vulnerable Iraqi War vet, and make sure
she stays alive. But if Jolie keeps searching, her budding romance
with Scoobie may grind to a halt.
in Ocean Alley
Gentil Cozy Mysteries #9
Madgeâ€™s brief stay in assisted living (donâ€™t stand on a stool to
hang garland) would be uneventful, except for the body that falls
into her apartment along with a Christmas wreath. After years of
telling Jolie not to be a busybody, Aunt Madge turns to Jolieâ€™s
boyfriend Scoobie to help find clues. Told from Madge and Scoobieâ€™s
points of view, with help from some feisty seniors.
Gentil Cozy Mysteries #10
midnight wedding, Army veterans who face repercussions of two
different wars, and a very startling wedding guest. A 9-1-1 call
during the wedding changes everything. Jolie has to help Scoobie
figure out what he wants to know, and determine who seems to want
someone in his family dead. Book 10 in the Jolie Gentil cozy mystery
series brings together the close-knit group of friends and zany Ocean
Alley townspeople for a very special event â€“ and a murder.
L. Orr is the Amazon bestselling author of the ten-book Jolie Gentil
cozy mystery series, which is set at the Jersey shore. “Behind
the Walls” was a finalist for the 2014 Chanticleer Mystery and
Mayhem Awards. First in her River’s Edge mystery series was “From
Newsprint to Footprints,” followed by “Demise of a Devious
Neighbor.” Iowa nice meets murder. “Tip a Hat to Murder”
is set in rural Illinois, and is the first of the Logland mystery
also writes plays and novellas, including the one-act, “Common
Ground,” published in 2015. Her novella, “Biding Time,”
was one of five finalists in the National Press Club’s first fiction
contest, in 1993. “Falling into Place” is a novella about
family strength as a World War II veteran rises to the toughest
conducts presentations on electronic publishing and other
writing-related topics. Nonfiction includes “Words to Write By:
Getting Your Thoughts on Paper” and “Writing in Retirement:
Putting New Year’s Resolutions to Work.” She also authors online
classes about writing and publishing.
member of Sisters in Crime, Elaine grew up in Maryland and moved to
the Midwest in 1994. Elaine graduated from the University of Dayton
with a BA in Political Science and from the American University with
an MA in Government. She worked for GAO and the National Academy of
Public Administration for many year, and for two Iowa members of the
U.S. House of Representatives — one Republican and one
did some journalism course work at the University of Maryland and has
taken fiction courses from The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD, the
University of Iowa Summer Writing Festival, and Georgetown
University’s Continuing Education Program. She is a regular attendee
at the Magna Cum Murder in Indianapolis and the Book Bums Workshop in
West Liberty, Iowa.
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Ragnarok Prophecies Book 1
New Adult Paranormal Romance
do you do when you realize nothing in your life is what youâ€™ve
believed it to be?
Arionna Jacobs loses her mother in a tragic accident, her world is
turned upside down. Sheâ€™s forced to leave her old life behind and
move in with her father. Dace Matthews, a teaching assistant at her
new college, is torn in two, unable to communicate with the feral
wolf caged inside him.
they knew about life unravels. Dace has intimate access to Arionnaâ€™s
mind, and something deep within her fights to rise to the surface.
They don’t understand what’s happening to them or why, and they’re
running out of time to sort out the strange occurrences around them.
in motion, and what destiny has in store for them is bigger than
either could have ever imagined. Unless they learn to trust
themselves and one another, they may never resolve the mystery
surrounding who they are to one another, and what that means for the
to your TBR list on Goodreads.
Prophecies Book 2
do you save someone who doesn’t want to be saved?
called to stand guard against the end are broken, and SkÃ¶ll and Hati
run free. Now Arionna Jacobs and Dace Matthews face a threat unlike
any before. RagnarÃ¶k is coming and they aren’t strong enough to stop
thought she understood sacrifice, but she never counted on her
destiny tearing Dace apart. Ever since she nearly died, he has been
consumed with guilt. Now it threatens to turn him into the monster he
up to Arionna to stop him before it’s too late, but the path to hell
is paved with good intentions, and Dace is hurtling toward
self-destruction. This time, Arionna isn’t sure she can save him from
himself. Can she convince him to let the past go, or is her true
destiny to sacrifice her heart in exchange for the lives of the
people she loves?
Ragnarok Prophecies Book 3
do you trust when betrayal threatens to destroy everything you hold
Arionna Jacobs fled town in a desperate bid to save Dace Matthews,
she never expected the chaos she would leave in her wake. Now her
closest friend is dead, and another is missing, forcing Ari to return
to face the devastating consequences of her actions and the broken
boy she left behind. Â
Arionna finds herself weakening when Freki’s cage shatters. Fighting
the wolf for control is tearing her apart piece by piece. And at
every turn, she finds that those she’s put her faith in aren’t who
they seem, bringing her face to face with SkÃ¶ll and Hati. As the
depth of their betrayal is revealed, Freki spirals out of control,
and Arionna must face her greatest fear: losing herself to the fierce
wolf within. Â
and one wrong move will destroy it all. Â
she can trust and little choice left, Arionna must decide between the
lives of her friends and her own future with the alpha she loves.
Will she be able to stand firm for the sake of the world, or will she
falter in the face of defeat?Â
RagnarÃ¶k Prophesies: Book Three
is available at Amazon
can add it to your TBR list on Goodreads here.
Morgen is the Amazon Bestselling author of the RagnarÃ¶k Prophesies
series. She lives in the heart of Arkansas with her childhood
sweetheart/husband of thirteen years, and their six furry minions.
When not writing, she spends her time hiking, reading, volunteering,
causing mischief, and building a Spork army. Ayden graduated summa
with her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Forensic
Psychology in 2009 before going on to complete her graduate degree in
CJ and Law. She currently puts her education to use in the social
services and CJ field.Â
also writes New Adult and contemporary romance under the penname
Ayden K. Morgen.
can also enter the Goodreads Giveaway at:Â
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