IT IS CALLED CROTA...and it has awakened. Sheriff Skip Harding is called out to investigate a double homicide unlike any he has seen before. The bodies are torn to pieces in the woods. Some think it's a bear. But others whisper something different. It is the Crota, they say. The great beast of Native American legend that one day will reawaken. Now...that day has arrived.
The widow Liza Romero came to Wrangell, Alaska, for solitude and a chance to reinvent herself. Now, in her old wooden halibut schooner, Salmon Eye, she ferries library books and groceries across Steamer Bay. One day her first-mate Sam--part-Labrador part-redhound--spots the body of a small nearly-drowned Tlingit boy, marooned on a rock. They rescue the boy, and take him to Wrangell only to discover the body of a very old native man. Then someone on a mist shrouded boat..
There is evidence that St. Joseph parish has an unknown visitor hiding in the church each night. Believing that it could be one of Seattle's homeless youth needing help, Father Mark Townsend leaves a brief note and a $20-bill urging the mysterious stranger to come and see him. Instead it is the police who pay him a visit. The body of a dead 14-year old boy has been found in the park, badly bruised and violated. In his pocket was the Father's incriminating note. The po..
Actress Morgan Taylor exchanges her hometown of Chicago for the open seas, agreeing to do a friend a favor by replacing a last-minute deserter in the cruise ship's entertainment cast. It's only after she meets the ship in Miami that Morgan learns her predecessor was murdered. With her own life on the line, Morgan sails back into the role of amateur sleuth. It's a juicy backstage mystery peopled with show-biz eccentrics and dubious characters. Suspicion wavers amon..
In this entry, the fourth of the Paul Jacobson Geezer-lit Mystery Series, crotchety octogenarian Paul Jacobson becomes involved in a series of crimes while struggling with the problems of his short-term memory loss. On a honeymoon cruise to Alaska with his bride, Paul must deal with mayhem, missing people and murder. He has to use all his geezer resources to solve a case of international intrigue.
This is a fast-paced tale of intrigue, deception and betrayal. Madison McKenzie, a vacationing investigative reporter, overhears some old codgers talking about people disappearing, unexplained deaths and activity at the now defunct Annabelle Mine. Curiosity gets the better of her and she decides to investigate. What she unearths is a conspiracy of international proportions. Operation Titan and its ruthless puppet masters must be stopped, but corrupt local officials refuse to ..
Andy Larson, a North Dakota cop, and four close friends will hijack a truck load of bootleg booze coming in from Canada. Everything goes wrong, when after months of meticulous planning, they actually take down the whisky truck and one of his friends is killed by a machine gun toting guard and they end up killing all the men in the trucks. When a shaken Larson and his remaining friends unload the whiskey they find the reason for the extra security is sixty-thousand dollars in ..
When business owner and personal friend Jay Weather is murdered, all the evidence points to P.I. Mark Logan as the killer. Logan knows he didn't do it...or does he? It is his .357 found next to the body, and he can't remember where he was, or what he did the night of the murder. There is one thing Logan does know. Jay came to see him the day before he died, and his friend was clearly scared and confused. So scared Jay had signed over his business to Logan for safe kee..
There were twelve of them. Bottoms, that is. Au naturel. The most eye-wrecking collection of derrieres ever to pop out of a printed page. The "WOW' pin-up girls...one for each month of the year. No faces, no names, not even swaddling clothes...just September, October, December, like that. Man, you should have seen January. Every inch a torrid zone. And wouldn't you know I'd get to work through the whole calendar? Well, they don't call me Shell Scott for n..
The Commission of International Laborers' mission is interrupted, and they are once again targeted by a dark enemy bent on hatred and racism. COIL founder, Corban Dowler, has developed commando-style teams, using non-lethal weapons, to extract threatened servants of the Lord from danger zones worldwide. Corban now musters all of his resources to search for his abducted operatives, and hopes to stop the evil intentions of the one they know as Abaddon.
In this age of prophetic strife, spiritual darkness collides with servants of the Cross. Christians worldwide are persecuted at a heightened level, and while no safety seems to exist, one man steps forward to lend a hand to the defenseless laborers.
Corban Dowler, an old-school spy, accepted Christ's gift of salvation six years ago, then resigned from the morally compromising C.I.A.. He now desires to help fulfill God's Great Commission, so builds the Commission of..
Nathan Isaacson begins his solo spy career by traveling to the South Pacific to infiltrate the crew of a dark foe and locate a beautiful missing Chinese agent. It's a spy game to test Nathan's every spiritual and physical muscle. And in the Greek Isles Special Forces collide with power-hungry socialists. Nathan prays he can save all from the dark rule.
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Horror novelist Michael Anthony decides to move his family from New York City to the small Missouri town where he was raised by his eccentric grandmother. Moving into the old house left to him in her will, the Anthonys find something already residing in the walls, under the floors, and the darkest corners. Bram Stoker Award Nominee for Best Novel of the Year.
"I'm trying to get back in shape," she said. Man, if her shape got any better she'd be banned for just walking down the street. I'm Shell Scott, private eye, and my job was to guard her day - yeah, and night. I didn't have a chance to discuss these points with her because I saw the man walking toward us. There was only one of him but he seemed to outnumber me. He was so big I was surprised his feet didn't leave holes behind him in the concrete. &..