Five people at the height of their success die suddenly in different parts of the world. A villa in Portofino and a terrace in Capri, both in Italy. A flight to Singapore. A beach in Santorini, Greece. A luxury resort on the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean.
All five are filed as “death by natural causes”. No doubts, no links.
But an intelligence analyst and his television journalist girlfriend suspect there is a connection. And follow a trail of unusual coincidences.
Meanwhile, a brilliant businessman chases a dream: prolonging human life to over 150 years. And in perfect health. An ambitious goal. That entices the billionaires club: the privileged few who own over half of the world’s wealth.
The human mind possesses hidden talents. You just need to know how to make the most of them.
But longevity can prove fatal.
Cassidy silverstone is revolves around the story of a young girl and her sister's quest to find out who killed their parents and stole their money. This book is perfect for YA readers looking for a mystery thriller to add some excitement to their day.
"The book is basically a crime fiction in the garb of a romantic drama which is built on trust and friendship." - Medium.com
After years of playing bars and small clubs, the rocker band, Thin Edges, heads toward the center of a new style of music: Laurel Canyon, north of L.A., an area known for the arts and a hedonistic lifestyle. They begin to experience success and savor the available drugs and women. The mounting conflicts worsen in their time at ‘the Canyon’, and while they struggle through the difficulties for the sake of their fame and resulting wealth, eventually, the incompatibility dooms the group.
A decade later and Thin Edges is long forgotten by the music industry, a movie producer considers using the band’s songs—all written by band members—for a film. But the old animosities and problems present obstacles over the authorship of the movie’s theme song and use of the band name especially between the former lead singer and a band guitarist who is murdered. The other band members are suspects and it’s a race to find the killer with the clues in the Lauren Canyon period.
Set in Bristol during the present day The Carer tells the story of a young Carer-companion called Rebecca Thorneycroft who preys on the elderly and the infirm in our society. Her favourite clients are always those with dimentia so she can steal there money, manipulate them, and sometimes rob or murder them.
All is going well until she comes across DS Andy McDermott of the CID, then things get really complicated. Great reviews, the next best seller. Available on amazon.co.uk by Nigel J Williams
Desperate parents race to rescue their two kidnapped children on a perilous chase across a country at war with itself. They get unexpected help from a heroic band of diverse gypsies led by an elderly sage and his adopted daughter, a dauntless young woman with a horrifying past. They encounter sinister, violent factions controlled by a shadowy international cabal that is seeking to destroy a mysterious society of avenging rebels led by a daring visionary. The family’s saga becomes a startling, twisting, gut-wrenching intrigue of tragedy and treachery that draws their friends and foes into an epic confrontation. It climaxes with an apocalyptic decision that will determine the fate of an apocalyptic world.
Welcome to America in the year 2084 and a timeless tale of social and political turmoil, personal epiphanies about the meaning of life, and the real possibility of hope for the future.
Could you ever suspect that your mentor was a cold-blooded killer?
Attorney Jessie Martin couldn’t– at least not until she answers the midnight call.
Late one August night, her mentor/confidante and popular high school teacher Terrence Butterfield calls, admits he’s killed someone and pleads for Jessie’s help. Out of loyalty, she rushes to his aid, unaware that she’s risking her love, her career, her life and that of her unborn child.
When the police arrive, her presence raises questions as to her role in the gruesome slaughter of the teenage boy found in Terrence’s basement. Did Terrence call her as a lawyer or a friend? Was she somehow responsible for the murder?
To dismiss the murder charges Terrence betrays Jessie, making her wonder whether he’d been a monster in disguise all along.
To prove her innocence, Jessie must untangle the web of betrayals and the shocking truths behind the homicide. This quest turns out to be the fight of her life.
Late one night, Attorney Jessie Martin’s mentor and popular high school teacher Terrence Butterfield calls, admits he’s killed someone and pleads for Jessie’s help. She rushes to his aid, unaware that she’s risking her love, her career, her life and her unborn child. When the police arrive, her presence raises questions concerning her role in the slaughter of the teenage boy found in Terrence’s basement. Did Terrence call her as a lawyer or a friend? Was she somehow responsible for the murder? To prove her innocence, Jessie must untangle the web of betrayals and the shocking truths behind the homicide.
Sometimes pain is inherited from generation to generation. Secrets locked away where the eyes can't see and the ears won't hear. Pain trapped where no one can feel it. The mind has its own means of survival. The heart has its own means of escape. When the lines blur so does reality. When you lose your grasp on reality it can leave you looking down on the edge of sanity. Levels To My Insanity is about a woman who has dealt with mental, emotional, and physical trauma throughout her life. It all comes to a breaking point for her one day and she finds herself trapped in the mental prison of her mind. Now she is fighting to gain her sanity. Nothing is ever what it seems and as the fragments of her sanity come together so does the darkest truths. She and everyone around her see the true depths of her spiral into insanity. The Unmastered edition of LEVELS To My Insanity is a limited, short-run edition and no further additional printings will be made once publication ends. This book is the raw, unfiltered look into who Violet is and into the darkness of a traumatized heart.
FINALIST FOR BEST GAY MYSTERY IN THE 2020 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARDS
It is 1992 in Warsaw, Poland, and the communist era has just ended. A series of grisly murders becomes an international case when it’s feared that the victims may have been couriers smuggling nuclear material out of the defunct Soviet Union. When Jay Porter, the FBI agent sent to help with the investigation, learns that a Russian physicist who designed a portable atomic bomb has disappeared, the race is on to find him—and the bomb—before it ends up in the wrong hands.
Smith’s depiction of post–Cold War Poland is hauntingly atmospheric. Icy, gray, and murky, it is a world where nothing is quite as it seems. Grappling with the grim realities of poverty, unemployment, and the appalling cloud of addiction, the Poles who step in to seduce, aid, and even hunt Jay Porter are portraits of a people suspended between failing systems, a portrait of a country teetering on the brink of metamorphosis.
Suspenseful, thrilling, and smart, The Fourth Courierbrings together a straight white FBI agent and gay black CIA officer as they team up to uncover a gruesome plot involving murder, radioactive contraband, narcistic government leaders, and unconscionable greed.
A gruesome murder. Floating body parts found in the Hudson river all before breakfast on a Sunday morning. The Elliot’s got away with it again...
A rich family lineage ruling New York City that deemed themselves untouchable. The golden baton has been passed to the blue-eyed Robert Elliot. He’s the head of the empire now, and he’s been getting away with murder. Or so he thinks... A stone-cold killer with an array of deadly charms. Elliot is used to getting everything he wants and then some.
What he didn’t bank on is the dark horse, Sara Clemens. Clemens is a badass private investigator and she’s set to turn the tables on Elliot in more ways than one. Clemens has her own set of problems to deal with. Like the fact, she has to babysit a bratty supermodel and avoid becoming a pawn in Elliot’s game.
Will she let this dangerously electric attraction between her and Elliot cloud the case? Will she be able to solve the murder in time to avenge the death of her client's son?
Get prepared for a game of cat and mouse, high wit, unlikely players, forbidden attraction, crazy model behavior, and international espionage.
On a bright, spring afternoon the body of George Wright, a childhood friend of criminal consultant, Edmund Decleryk, is discovered at a cemetery where casualties of the War of 1812 are buried. After conducting an autopsy, the medical examiner determines that George has been murdered, the cause of death by poisoning. Lighthouse Cove Police Chief Carrie Ramos hires Ed to investigate, with his spunky wife, Annie, the head of the local historical society and museum, assisting him. Suspects include a physician's assistant, college student and a family member, among others; however, George's demise may be the result of secrets that have surfaced from the grave. You'll discover what Ed found on the beach at the conclusion of book one, Murder in the Museum, and how that and an artifact discovered in England dating back to the early 1800s, are linked to this untimely death. At the end of the book Annie shares recipes she's prepared for friends and loved ones.