When Ardis Cole’s colleague, Red Michels, meets with a fatal accident, she volunteers to take over his project. Ardis flies to Galveston, Texas, where in 1858 the old clipper ship, The Fortune, wrecked in a hurricane. Known to be aboard the sunken ship is a fabulous gem--the Sea Star Emerald--once stolen by the infamous pirate, Jean Lafitte. Ardis soon discovers that modern-day treasure hunters are determined to beat her to the jewel. After Ardis retrieves the gem from..
Mattie Gordon’s ordinary life is turned upside down when bounty hunter Cyrus Braydon arrives on her doorstep showing a wanted poster for her son.
WANTED: Will Gordon, Dead or Alive.
Consumed with finding her son and making sure his soul is ready to meet eternity, Mattie embarks on a desperate race to reach Will before the bounty hunter finds him. When Mattie discovers someone following her, she reluctantly forms an alliance with Cyrus in order to save herself an..
Sylvia Thorn, circuit court judge in Palm Beach County, Florida, takes an unexpected trip to her hometown of Sangamon City, Illinois when her older brother, Willie Grisseljon, is confined to a county hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. A Vietnam vet with lingering side effects from the war, Willie finds a body while he's on vacation. When he tries to report his discovery to a deputy sheriff, he is locked up as a vagrant with delusions. Willie insists on returning to th..
Ben Pecos has just graduated from Stanford and is returning to the Tewa Pueblo outside Albuquerque to spend the summer with his grandmother. When several elderly people at the pueblo die, including Ben's grandmother, the authorities don't question too deeply. But when the governor of the pueblo and several healthy young people suddenly die with the same symptoms, Indian Health Services calls in the CDC from Atlanta. Meanwhile, Julie Conlin, reporter, gets the plum ass..
Somebody was stealing the most precious survival resource in the dry grass country: water. These were no ordinary thieves, however: these rain rustlers were taking the water right out of the skies with a secret cloud seeding operation that threatened to wipe out everybody in the San Luis Valley. At first Heller thought it was all a joke, until a club-wielding pachuco ambushed him, reduced his bike to scrap and left him bruised and bleeding. Heller comes back with a Smith and ..
Ever since a mysterious, fatal accident in the ravine, university student Pepper Merlino's world has become a place of fear. Her artist neighbor, Joe Strozza, is tormented by nightmares. Eleven-year old Billy Beck, who witnessed the accident, has run from his world of fantasy into the dread horror of an unknown stalker. Pepper tries to concentrate on her studies, but her mother's grief is slowly tearing them apart. The entire neighborhood of Ravenna Springs is tense w..
Fact: The attacks of September 11, 2001, brought terror to our doorstep. Fact: Suicide bombers, attacks on mass transit, the leveling of hotels and nightclubs followed elsewhere.Fact: Terrorists’ endgame is maximum civilian casualties through minimum effort.Question: What’s next? Haggai Carmon’s timely new intelligence thriller, The Red Syndrome, describes a plausible and frighteningly simple terrorist conspiracy: Introduce a lethal biological weapon into th..
Meet Tracy Eaton, mystery writer, detective wannabe, and the offspring of wackily eccentric Hollywood stars. Tracy is always out of sync with the "real" world, not to mention her conventional attorney husband, Drew. Tracy is always looking for her first case to solve but she never expects it to pop up during her sister-in-law's wedding -- until the bride is kidnapped. When her in-laws would rather meet the bizarre ransom demand than inform the police, Tracy know..
Cub reporter Jancy Dewhurst has a plan for her life. One more year working for the Clarion, and she can leave behind the university town of Bishop, Oklahoma to land her dream job as an overseas wire correspondent. Then her first homicide scene sets her on the trail of a serial killer and throws her together with Agent Jim Wills - a natty state cop with an attitude to match his good looks, who has no use for "meddling" reporters. The murderer leaves a peculiar signat..
During the 1940's the women attending Rosary College insisted a beautiful young woman wearing a 'fancy dress' haunted the halls near the chapel. Many claimed to see the apparition often entering, sitting, and softly crooning a mournful melody. Stories of the 'Rosary Bride' continue from generation to generation. Fifty years later, during the renovation of the college library, workers expose a skeleton. Grace Marsden, present at the discovery is drawn into ..
An inhuman branding by her drunken husband leaves a scarred and bitter Maggie O’Neill. She gradually mellows through the concern of a firm but gentle stranger from Virginia but remains an aggressive Nineteenth Century feminist in the young Idaho Territory.
CD ISBN: 978-1-60548-278-1
Read by Kevin Foley
Approx. 8.7 Hrs.
A rash of hit and run deaths in Los Angeles has the press in an uproar. The police have no clue as to the primary cause and the deceased are all men who appear to have been brutalized prior to the time of the accident. But there are other aspects to the case and Shell Scott has been hired by a not so upstanding night club owner to investigate. When Shell discovers a murder for hire conspiracy with overtones of blackmail, he finds himself looking down the barrel of a .32 ..
Rebecca Fletcher grew up on the genteel plantation of Live Oaks, her father's family home on the James River in Virginia. After her father was killed in Vietnam, her grandmother, Minnie, assumed the role of both mother and father to Rebecca. Rebecca's mother, Nina, was never talked about. But after Minnie's death, Rebecca's Uncle William decided to subdivide Live Oaks. Now, to save Live Oaks, Rebecca must find Nina alive. The search pulls Rebecca into a nightm..
The Second Chance is a suspense tale of kidnapping, corporate espionage, and forgotten love that takes the reader from the red dirt roads of Alabama to the silver mines of Mexico. A deadly mine cave-in at Real de Catorce, Mexico, changes Patricia Morelos’s life forever. The disaster she faces as owner of the mine is overshadowed by personal tragedy. Her only child, seventeen-year-old Max, is kidnapped when he goes to help the victims. Desperate to reach her son who is s..