A museum is required by law to return a rare one-of-a-kind pictorial book - the only eye-witness account of Arapaho history on the plains. The book is worth millions to dealers who razor out pages and sell them one by one. But when the museum says they never had the book, Vicky Holden suspects foul play. Then she learns that an Arapaho student mysteriously died while researching the ledger. Vicky and Father John must begin a deadly search for the sacred treasure and the kille..
In 1980 Colorado, Aletha Kingman comes to the ski resort of Telluride to find refuge from a shadowed life. Cree Mackelwain comes to find the secret of his dead partner’s involvement in the drug trade. In 1901 Colorado, young Callie O’Connell faces a destiny of poverty and shame on the forbidden side of town. Her brother Bram faces a lifetime of danger in the gold mines along with the gathering threat of bloodshed between miners and their bosses. At the Threshold, ..
Because she believes that her feelings for Father John O’Malley, a Jesuit priest, are inappropriate, Vickie Holden leaves her home on the Wind River Reservation and takes a job in Denver. She receives a call from Vince Lewis, V. P. for Balder Industries, who has information to give her regarding the reservation. Vince is killed by a hit and run driver before he can give Vickie the information. Back on the reservation, Father John is aware of another man who he believes ..
Sandy Werner’s longtime client walks into Desert Trust Bank, clearly down on her luck. Sandy is shocked to find Mary Holbrook’s once-hefty account is down to less than $200. Mary worked alongside her husband for years to build a successful business, but when she wasn’t looking, all their money vanished; and Clint found himself a cute new wife. Abandoned, Mary might be homeless, but she certainly isn’t helpless. She teams up with Sandy and her friends w..
Six-year-old Nemo is a member of the Concrete Community, the homeless who scrape out a life on the streets and in the shelters. Street-savvy beyond his years, he relies on instincts to stay safe and cunning to find food and clothes. But curiosity gets the best of him when he finds a tunnel in the sub-basement of an abandoned building. His mother warns him to stay away. It could be dangerous and he might get lost. The tunnel runs for blocks and is a great place to explore. The..
They were young, not so innocent, but certainly unprepared for being "turned out" into the sleazy hell of a no-limits, porno playground in Reno. There, tender flesh commanded the highest buck, but a young life was cheap. When a "clean" brothel owner hired Heller to wipe out those preying on the unsuspecting under-age, Heller willingly sunk himself into the dark, slimy underground. Women, drugs, blood-soaked profits, the whole girl-trade pipeline made Helle..
Someone has found a way to commit the perfect crime...repeatedly. None of the witnesses, or surveillance cameras recording the crimes reveal the assailant. Cedar Point Police Sergeant Padre Martinez believes the assailant is an old nemesis, a computer savvy ex-con who has manipulated cameras in the past. But, when the murdered bodies of a research scientist and his wife are discovered, things get complicated. Not only are the ex-con's prints found in the scientist's h..
Nothing is as it seems in Cedar Point, Indiana. Three gang members appear to have died of natural causes. Then the medical examiner completes the autopsies and discovers the victims are missing their brains. When something strange rears its ugly head, the police turn to Chase Dagger. Aided by a partner who is a shapeshifter, unique high-tech toys, and a team of unusual cohorts, Dagger has a way of solving the most bizarre crimes. Although the case is intriguing, Dagger has so..
Heller was just a big boy from the high country and he was having a rough time understanding all the fuss over protecting the secret development of a hot, new video game. Heller soon learned it wasn't a fun game, it was deadly trouble. The game could pay off in a fabulous fortune for G&C Electronics in Colorado Springs high-tech gulch and somebody was racing to steal the program. They were willing to destroy the company and anyone who got in their way. It was Heller..
She yanked the door open with a crash and said, "Gran--," but then stopped and stared at me. She was nude as a noodle. "You're not Grandma!" I said, "No, I'm Shell Scott, and you're not grandma either!" She slammed the door in my face. I've practically made a career out of babes, but this one really hit me. She had a shape like a three-dimensional dream, and I hugged that vision with my mind. Right from that first glance I had mem..
It's supposed to be a relaxing fishing trip to a Puget Sound island. But, when one of Jeff's fishing buddies is killed (apparently for his lure collection), Jeff's drawn into the investigation alongside a female sheriff who's battling cancer. But Jeff's uncanny knack for turning up the unexpected backfires when he gets too close to solving the crime--and his agoraphobic wife Sheila is put in danger.
For John Carver, a simple Celtic wood worker, life is a struggle to feed his family. Then one summer day, as he walks past a near-dead alder tree, lightning strikes. With the shattered tree lying all around him, Carver pulls himself up and decides to make the best of it—he takes the usable pieces to his workshop. From the shards of that dead tree John creates three boxes. Then the unexplained happens—shortly after handling one of them, John’s touch brings hi..
For ten years Kal Hakala has been the Bureau of Supernatural Investigation's top man, the longest surviving agent in its blood-soaked history. The World At Large has no idea that The World Under exists. And its vampires, demons, zombies, and mythic monsters are growing increasingly restless. In all Kal's time with the Bureau, there has been no case he couldn't crack, no monster he couldn't kill. Then a plague of zombies comes to Denver, along with a vicious se..
Stu Carlson serves people drinks. Night after night, in the dry Texas heat, he stands behind the bar and listens to troubles and sorrows and worries and regrets—not too far off from his old position behind a pulpit. Doling out counsel and care, Stu’s a compassionate man. When the scotch he serves Andrew Washburn—Dean of Fine Arts and all-around asshole—turns out to have been poisoned, Stu is shaken. A regular at Stu’s bar, meek and talented Danie..