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Tara Moss - The Ghosts of Paris
A thrilling tale of courage and secrets set in postwar London and Paris, in which a search for a missing husband puts investigator and former war reporter Billie Walker on a collision course with an underground network of Nazi criminals
It’s 1947. The world continues to grapple with the fallout of the Second World War, and former war reporter Billie Walker is finding her feet as an investigator. When a wealthy client hires Billie and her assistant Sam to track down her missing husband, the trail leads Billie back to London and Paris, where Billie’s own painful memories also lurk. Jack Rake, Billie's wartime lover and, briefly, husband, is just one of the millions of people who went missing in Europe during the war. What was his fate after they left Paris together?
As Billie's search for her client's husband takes her to both the swanky bars at Paris's famous Ritz hotel and to the dank basements of the infamous Paris morgue, she'll need to keep her gun at the ready, because something even more terrible than a few painful memories might be following her around the city of lights .
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Kalee Boisvert - Make Money Your Thing32:48What should Mabel do now that her piggybank is full to the brim? Buy lots of candy? Spend it all on that toy she’s been eyeing? Finally get that unicorn sprinkler that sprays water from its horn?When Mabel pulls her piggy bank out from under the bed, it’s stuffed. She can’t fit one more coin inside–Piggy is bursting!What should Mabel do with all that money? Buy candy? Toys? Games!? Mabel’s so excited that her bed becomes a trampoline and she wants to spend it all. But then her mother explains that money doesn’t have to burn a hole in your pocket—a lesson that sends Mabel on a journey to learn what it means to become “moneywise.” Follow her as she takes her first steps to independence by opening a bank account!Teach your school-aged kids fundamentals about money management with this approachable, fun, and charming debut from Kalee Boisvert, full of colorful illustrations and easy-to-understand concepts.
Patricia Cornwell - Unnatural Death: A Scarpetta Novel (Kay Scarpetta)47:21Two mauled bodies in the woods. Top secret autopsies. The most chilling cases of Scarpetta’s career.In this thrilling new installment of Patricia Cornwell’s #1 bestselling Scarpetta series, chief medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta finds herself in a Northern Virginia wilderness examining the remains of two campers wanted by federal law enforcement. The victims have been savaged beyond recognition, and other evidence is terrifying and baffling, including a larger-than-life footprint. After one of the most frightening body retrievals of her career, Scarpetta must discover who would commit murders this savage, and why.
Judy Sheluk - Self-Publishing55:06You’ve thought about self-publishing, but is it the right path for you? Find answers, insights, and pro tips in Self-Publishing: The Ins & Outs of Going Indie. Written by Judy Penz Sheluk, bestselling author of Finding Your Path to Publication and multiple mystery novels, this must-have reference book covers the nuts and bolts of self-publishing from business basics and publishing platforms to post-publication sales and marketing strategies.Whether you’re an aspiring author, a traditionally published author considering a change, or merely curious, “Going Indie” takes an honest, unbiased look at the pros and cons of self-publishing while guiding you through the process—one easy-to-understand step at a time.
John Wemlinger - The Road to Empire44:33A young officer rises through the ranks until he must choose career or family. Wemlinger is masterful at leading you through it all. —US Army Colonel Tom Johnson (Retired)Unable to forget the horrors of 9/11 or the Iraq war that killed his friends, aviation science student Jack Rigley enrolls in Western Michigan University’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps. As Jack’s college graduation nears, he and his fiancée, Annie Miller, find themselves headed to Fort Rucker, Alabama, where he will learn to fly helicopters. This career move, however, does not sit well with Danny Miller, Annie’s father, whose older brother was killed in Vietnam flying helicopters.In spite of his objections, Jack and Annie choose the military and face the trials of military life: family separations caused by long deployments to dangerous combat zones, relocations to meet the needs of the service, deaths of loved ones, and the tug of heartstrings firmly rooted where each grew up, in Empire, Michigan. Ultimately, Jack will be forced to make a difficult choice: family or career, the very same choice America’s truest heroes must make every day while serving our country.
Nolan Cubero - Shadow Drive27:45In this thrilling debut from award-winning filmmaker Nolan Cubero, a young father must investigate his mysterious new tenant and discover what secrets she’s hiding—while trying to keep his own.Landlord Gabriel Angueira is trying to put his life back together. His teenage daughter, Megan, was seriously injured in a car accident caused by her own drunk driving, though Gabe blames himself. Since the accident he has spent every day taking care of her, reflecting on his failures as a father, and trying to rebuild his relationship with his ex-wife, Anya.So, when a woman wants to rent the house on Shadow Drive, Gabe hands her the keys without a second thought—or doing a background check. Once she moves in, he discovers everything she told him was a lie: her name, her story, her previous address. Gabe knows nothing about this mysterious woman, but she knows a lot about him—and quickly begins destroying the house from the inside out. Gabe soon realizes she’s specifically targeted him and the house on Shadow Drive but has no idea why.Now Gabe must figure out who this woman is before she unearths his family’s secrets and takes down the house—along with his entire life as he knows it.
Indy Perro - Angel Falling39:24In Central City, a killer preys on lost souls.*****Vincent Bayonne investigates a series of murders while seeking his own redemption.After years working narcotics, Detective Bayonne transfers to homicide. His search for meaningful police work leads him to a new partner who "listens" to murder, an old informant who has found religion, and a "family" living on the edge of the city and beyond the limits of reality.
Jeff Houlahan - Boom Boom's Last Call44:07Einstein Flint is an ex-rodeo rider, born in Brooklyn and raised in every other borough in the city. Now, he’s banged-up, burnt out and back in NYC, bouncing at Boom Boom’s. Dasha Bragin was smart, fearless and…remorseless as desert sun. But now she’s dead and the cops are pretty sure Flint is their guy. Flint and Dasha had been a couple before the cops found her body, damaged in ways that don’t allow the next breath. When word on the street gets out that Flint had brought somebody into town to kill her, the police are even more certain they have their man. Flint learns the street chatter is coming from people that Flint thought were his friends—he’s not sure who he can trust or why he’s being setup. Flint finds the first loose thread when Dasha’s roommate, Mya, shows up at his door looking for help. Dasha and Mya, had taken off a private, high stakes game for almost a million dollars and then left a trail of bread crumbs. But they had picked the wrong game—these boys would kill you for insulting their sister. Take their money? They would pull you apart, one thin layer at a time…until the only thing between you and dead was that wishes don’t come true. Einstein has to find a path to the real killers and take them down without becoming part of the body count.Boom Boom’s Last Call is influenced by characters like James Sallis’ Lew Griffin, Robert Crais’s Elvis Cole and a young Dave Robicheaux—men who know that words like honor and duty have become a punch line…but they just don’t get the joke
James Patterson - Alex Cross Must Die (clean)50:17“One of the greatest fictional detectives of all time” (Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child) is in the sights of the Dead Hours Killer, a serial murderer on a ruthless mission.An airport killer targeting pilots expands his scope. Alex Cross Must Die.“Drop whatever you’re doing, Detective Cross, and head to Reagan Airport,” DC Metro Police dispatch says. “A jet just crashed and exploded on the runway. The chief and the FBI want you and John Sampson there pronto.”Cross and Sampson race to the crash site. The plane didn’t fail—it was shot down by a stolen Vietnam War–era machine gun. The list of experts who can operate the weapon is short. And time before another lethal strike runs even shorter. Especially for Detective Cross. Alex Cross Must Die.