Secrets are a dangerous thing, especially when an entire relationship is based off one, big, destructive secret. The young, successful, forward-thinking, Olivia Reinbeck, falls for an older man, the alluring Callem Tate. Together, they grow into a luxurious lifestyle thanks to Callem's business. Everything between the two of them is moving in the right direction, until Olivia discovers a ghastly secret that crumbles the ground beneath her and the foundation of her relationship. The secret drives Olivia out, but Callem won't stand for it. His love is too deep to lose her over his transgressions. He fights to win her back. When all attempts fail, he resorts to other, more abrupt measures. Follow Olivia and Callem between their past and their present, discover Callem's secret, and witness Olivia hold true to herself at her most trying hour in "Hush".
Raheim Starz is the son of a dead man and the woman who killed him. He lives life with a deep seeded desire to never 'be like them' As a self proclaimed pretty boy/player he quickly learns it may not be that easy. Follow Raheim in this three part trilogy as one dangerous night in a club leads him down a fatal path of revenge and forgiveness and into the arms of the only woman prepared to love him. After the dust settles from his Platinum lifestyle you may be surprised to see who is the last one standing!
First book of the series. Jim Richards has reluctantly turn sixty and has just quit his job as a security guard. He describes himself as "I live in my old bedroom in my parents house, lousy credit score, over-weight, balding, gray beard, I drink at least 8 beers a night, I'm now unemployed and I just became a senior citizen, I'm such a loser". One day he receives an email from a childhood sweetheart he hasn't seen in over 40 years, pleading for help but he doesn't get to her in time. A killer is now stalking and killing his old female classmates (while they are under police protection) for unknown reasons and Jim, along with his only friend Buck, a big, mustachioed biker, are trying to stop the killer before he gets to one woman Jim is falling for and before the class of '67 has lost any more of it's female alumni.
In Victorian times 'Jack' was feared by every prostitute in London, and hunted by the Police and the best brains in England. How was it that in a pea-souper(thick fog) he still managed to carry out his butchery when others could hardly see in those awful conditions in the dimly lit street of London?
For most, aging out of Foster Care is an abrupt adjustment into the real world. The transition can be rough, scary, and often dangerous, but for Sara Doe, it’s murder. She was just weeks away from shedding the label of “system kid,” when the unthinkable happened. Sara survived the violent attack that killed her foster parents. But being the only witness to the horrendous murders has placed her in the spotlight and on the radar of some dangerous people. While she runs from a truth she can scarcely believe, Sara meets him. Pack assassin Xavier Burgot is determined to put an end to a spree of brutal murders that has plagued the city and brought unwanted attention to the Nashoba Pack. He believes that killing the werewolf responsible will be business as usual, "Just one less Dog off the streets." While tracking a blood scent across the city Xavier finds her. Sara wasn’t what he expected, she’s beautiful, innocent and stirs his dark desires. Now he wants her as his mate, but her enemies are closing in fast and they want her dead. Before he can persuade Sara to Moondance with him, they must first track down a ruthless Blood-hungry killer. Their search to find the truth will take Sara and Xavier beyond life, beyond love and into a darkness that could claim them both.
Krissy is just a young teen in high school. 11th grade to be exact. She's never had a normal life. Her dad died when she was 4 and her mom remarried when she was 14. Her step dad treats her like shit and her mom dies when she is 15. Her step dad had beaten her at home and her step sister wants to kill her. What happens when the street fighter emo falls for the ex wrestler teacher? What if what she thought she knew was a lie? What if, she was the only thing standing between her world and chaos? Can she survive her lifestyle and forgive the ones who have hurt her, or will she fall at the hands of evil?
An epidemic has struck the world and its only salvation has disappeared into the Bermuda Triangle. The I.D.I. has sent a team to discover what has happened to it and hopefully retrieve it before it is to late. As this band of men and women bravely go to save the earth, a even greater force is prepared to do whatever it takes to stop them. As the bodies pile up, can these few brave souls survive and find the earths only hope?
Join nerdy and sexy art sleuth Rane Lavita, and share in the thrills 'n spills, murderous mayhem, love and laughter of her first case, TEN THOUSAND SUSPECTS: A hiker plunges to his death, a child is kidnapped and a man has his throat slashed to keep him from telling secrets that lure stolen art sleuth, Rane Lavita, and her pal, Chanlee, into the labyrinthine underbelly of the murderously lucrative world of forgeries and porn. A world where fakes are terrifyingly real, love is threatening and mundane realities like baseball caps and innocent smiles become sinister weapons in a to-the-death struggle to outwit 10,000 suspects. For more original writing, photography and art, visit: www.RayandaArts.com
The CIA controls a secret organization of 3000 newspaper editors snd reporters who publish editorials and articles according to the CIA's directives. Michael Courtney, a Master of Metaphysics must destroy the clandestine group without getting caught. It all comes down to a simple but ingenious ending that takes place on Long Island Sound.
This book is a collection of urban myths from my home town and other towns around it. One day I searched on the Internet about some creepy things that happened or are still happening in my country and I found these ones. I will try to write as many myths as possible, but for that I must search a lot for them and choose only the best or the scariest ones.
Sloane Solomon is a beautiful, young college student who lives in the vibrant city of L.A. She first hears about ‘lucid dreaming’ from a friend, who intrigues her with descriptions of dreams so lifelike, so vivid, so unlike any she has ever had before. And when he explains how she can achieve them, by focusing on her hands when she suspects she may be dreaming, Sloane can’t wait to give it a go. Sure enough, her first lucid experiment does not disappoint. She finds herself in a brilliant dream realm where every color is brighter, every sound sharper and every sensation more magical than any she has experienced in the waking world. The dream, however, quickly turns into a horrific nightmare, when she is able to peek into her neighbor’s apartment. There, she is confronted by gruesome visions of a teenager being held captive in a shadowy, secret room. Chained, blindfolded and gagged, the girl kneels naked on a cold and uncarpeted floor. Seeping from the wounds and smarting from the bruises that litter her entire body. Sloane’s friends try to convince her to forget the experience, after all it was ‘only a dream’. But because of the intense nature of her nightmare, Sloane is unable to put the disturbing images out of her mind. More terrifying dreams follow, all centered around her neighbor, Mr. Phillips, and the wretched creature he’s hiding in his tiny torture chamber. To make matters worse, Sloane has begun to notice some very strange behavior from her mysterious neighbor. And a search on the internet reveals that the man she once thought of as sweet and amicable may have a few skeletons lurking in his closet. Is she letting her imagination run away with her, or is it possible that her nightmares have some element of truth behind them? In her lucid state of heightened senses and raised consciousness, has she somehow stumbled upon details of horrors that are actually taking place in the real world? So obsessed by the idea of exposing Phillips and rescuing the battered victim who haunts her dreams, Sloane hatches an extremely risky plot to uncover the truth. But the answers that await her could turn out to be the most frightening nightmare of all.
Charles “Charlie The Machete” Rastelli is a shellshocked Vietnam War veteran who lives with serious post traumatic stress disorder. Charlie’s self-esteem is shattered by the fact that he suffered from genital mutilation from ammunition crossfire while serving in Vietnam. His life has spiraled far out of control. An engineering marvel known as Brush Creek is where he has always found his piece of solitude. Brush Creek is an east to west stretch of creek sewage, woods, wildlife, and concrete jogging trails. Failure to kill a certain woman becomes his pretext to building a murderous resume. Charlie lures women from prominent working class to prostitutes and drug addicts to his apartment. Strangulation is his method of murder. A Full Tang Monster Machete is his method of mutilation. His victim’s bodies are transported in trashbags and dumped in Brush Creek. Members of an all-women support group are determined to put an end to the killing cycle fueled by Charlie. These diligent women consolidate resources and power with law enforcement to try and make sure that more bodies won’t surface anymore in Brush Creek. Will Charlie meet up with the specter of death when he decides to go too far? It’s a serious race against time to end a psychopath’s homicidal escapades.
When a cutting edge nuclear software device called Ionshaker is stolen from a secret government facility by a dangerous terrorist group called Al Fakir and people with information on Ionshaker start dying, two men framed for the murders become fugitives but the president has no choice but to secretly send the two to trace, steal Ionshaker back and expose the culprits. Its urgent, its dangerous, its mission impossible. "Ionshaker part I is only the first part of the book Ionshaker. The complete book is available on Amazon for only 0.99c."
As an orphan you always have questions, but i had always thought that i was given the answers. I thought i could trust the dean of my school who was also the man i had called father for as long as i could remember. Then again i thought i could trust my best friend, and i never in my right mind thought i could fall in love with a teacher. I didn't know that there could be so many secrets about myself that even i didn't have the answers to...
PROLOGUE: The blood brothers St. Lucifer and St. Michael are created out of one falling star. Lucifer cannot handle sharing his glory with eleven brethren and is excommunicated from heaven for playing creator. As revenge, he corrupts God’s first village and its original woman Rebecca, whose husband Joseph remains steadfast and faithful. God creates an alternate reality, but Lucifer infiltrates it with Rebecca’s reincarnation Lucinda as a good king’s exiled sister. BOOK ONE: 15th century King Alexander III of Prosperania returns home after a trip abroad to find his family quarreling, his country attacked. Preparing for an international alliance and for the wedding of his daughter Belinda to her Prince Steven, he is haunted by old enemies, Belinda finds comfort in love and religion. The wedding is a success, up until the last day of feasting, when the king’s exiled sister Lucinda returns, sent by Prosperania’s archrival King Adnicul I of Nocturnia. She curses the country with three plagues. Shaken, the newlyweds go on their honeymoon. Belinda returns pregnant. Their son Alfred is born. A stranger, Nomed Snekawa, enters the land and becomes a man for all seasons. To cure an epidemic, Nomed produces a herbal cure that puts the palace in a deep sleep on September 23rd 1425. Nomed is Lucinda and the palace is now cursed, becoming a sleeping beauty. BOOK TWO: When the court awakes, Nomed is gone. Savage war, perverse scandal, sickness and death then haunt the land, finally leaving Alexander alone and desperate as the only inhabitant in the haunted kingdom. But Belinda reappears, claiming that this world is Lucinda’s illusion to trap him and that the family members are all actually asleep, poisoned by Nomed and caught in hell in a time trap. Alexander’s mission is to track down his sister and kill her. Werewolves in an enchanted forest petrify him, challenging his sanity, but Belinda leads him to his three angels, who send him into The Dark Forest. There and in The Wasteland he endures demonic visions, but is protected by love. Meanwhile, King Adnicul has been betrayed and encaged by his master Lucifer, who has told him he was but a vehicle to tutor Lucinda. Adnicul’s dead servant Eric comes back to him as an angel and promises him eternal peace if he helps Alexander find his sister. Alexander is lead by his younger self to a forest tribe, who tutor him to become an magical warrior. His reward is St.Michael’s Sword. BOOK THREE: King Alex meets an old hermit that leads him to four evangelists down in a valley. They in turn lead him closer to finding his family. The last of the evangelists is St.Michael himself, who shows him Adnicul and asks him to team up with his former enemy in order to find peace. Strongly apprehensive and plagued by nightmares at first, he learns of Adnicul’s fate. He is a reincarnation of Lucifer’s first angel and wants to return to his tree in Eden. Together, they almost defeat a monster, but Adnicul is captured by the reawakened beast. Alexander is forced to go on without him. The third and most vicious demonic forest leads him to the Cave of Original Sin where he meets Lucinda, who tempts him with roman riches and sensual fame. Adnicul escapes the beast in order to help Alex and together they finally kill Lucinda. A race against time begins, taking them through the seven horrid levels of hell, only to find the trapped family hanging in cages above a lava tunnel where they chase away Lucifer. Adnicul finds his peace in Eden. The family returns to their own restored time and Alexander decides to erect a monument to the archangelic memory of his past. EPILOGUE: Alexander, sitting in front of the fire in his home, is visited by old long gone friends and dies happy, knowing he will see the other side content to have succeeded in his saving mission.
THE STORY SO FAR: Zen Halcele Gunter and Kira Helsin Brienne meet under awkward circumstances. But not long after, they begin to have feelings for each other. From there, trouble begins brewing. Is Kira really who she seems to be? And what is to become of the other couple, Katelina and Frilt?
The senior citizen sleuth, Jim Richards, has survived the Classmate Murders along with his new girlfriend, Penny. This 2nd new book brings them, along with Buck and Deacon, across the country to Las Vegas, where Deacon's sister, a showgirl, narrowly escapes being poisoned, another showgirl took the poison possibly meant for her. Then a second showgirl is suddenly murdered and Jim and his crew must take action to bring the murderer to justice. Jim's past experiences living in Las Vegas now helps to solve the murder of the showgirls, but his past comes back to haunt him. Could the murderer be a Vegas strip headliner, a comic Jim had worked for, or someone entirely unknown. How many deaths will there be before it ends? One thing for certain, Vegas will never be the same when they finish.
Carmine Resources Ltd., a public mining company located in Vancouver, Canada, engaged the services of Mr. Amadou Savoi. He was to oversee the application for a gold exploration permit in NW Mali. Soon after Talya Kartz’s arrival in Bamako, Mr. Savoi disappears along with his niece, Rheza McLean. Talya needs to find them in order to clear Carmine’s name of any wrong-doing in the embezzlement of funds, alleged bribing of government officials and involvement in the murder of Richard Gillman. Talya’s investigation leads her to Dakar where she discovers that the embezzled funds have been invested in the illegal mining of Sabodala in SE Senegal. With the able assistance of Hassan Sangor, a Malian attorney, and Captain Sahab, a private pilot, she unravels the mystery behind Savoi and Rheza’s disappearance and the murder of Richard Gillman.
A witty anthropologist is outraged by immature theories of narrow minded, culture blinded archeologists and scientists. He travels to Nazca, Peru, to study the ancient, mysterious lines, which were carved onto the desert flats of Peru by the natives, thousands of years ago. He intends to prove, once and for all, that they were intended, merely for religious and mythological purposes. Once there, he seems to find exactly what he expected: evidence of religious rituals, etc. but he still cannot explain how the lines were created. By chance, he stumbles upon an ancient manuscript of bizarre chronicles, one that was forged by a "forgotten," ancient king of Nazca. He "un-riddles" it out of curiosity and question, and discovers the location of a secret temple that would prove to become one of the grandest treasures ever to be discovered. However, this is only the background plot, this story is mostly about the ancient King and his adventures with the temple.