Archeologist Cal Donovan is called to Rome to investigate a priest who supposedly is afflicted with a stigma. The story is full of twists and turns as Cal navigates his way around Italy, being stalked by a secret group that will do anything to keep hime from learning the truth. This book will surely keep you on the edge of your seat!
While slow from the start, the unexpected plot twists that develop keep you wanting to read more. The story takes Ben Hope to several countries and many suspenseful moments while he hunts for an ancient treasure. This book is full of Egyptian history, action, and surprises!
An elite spy, who relies on her keen instincts and intelligence, must save the world from nuclear holocaust and save herself from her avenging sisters, among other things - all in twenty-four hours. For Chandler it’s all in a day’s work. The story does contain explicit content, but it is a great read nonetheless.
Suspenseful and funny, this Victorian mystery follows India Black, Madam at a tightly run brothel - that is until a government official is suddenly murdered and her business is compromised. Angered and willing to do anything to preserve her status as an independent business woman, she helps the British government, and one very attractive agent, find the Russian spies responsible, proving this former prostitute has other special skills.
Terror grows with each page as newly widowed Elsie goes to live at the country estate belonging to her late husband’s family. Pregnant and depressed she finds the atmosphere is as hostile as those living in and around the estate. Inside, she discovers an evil lurking within the walls of her new home, hungry for chaos and life; an evil presenting itself in harmless wooden figures.
Although a bit dated this is a good example of the literary romantic gothic revival, complete with spooky setting, a séance, ghosts, and of course, the mutual attraction between two stubborn people. While staying in a historical home Ruth Bennett, of sound and logical mind, decides to host a séance to humor her niece and friends. However, when Ruth’s niece begins to speak in a voice not her own, Ruth realizes she may have just invited more than just ghosts into her home.
The first in three books that wickedly twist classic princess fairytales, this one focuses on the fairest of them all. The dwarves are not how you remember them and while the Queen has her faults, one can only blame her upbringing. Snow White is anything but a lady as one selfish prince begins to realize. For those wanting a different, grownup taste for fairytales this is the best by far!
This psychological thriller will keep you in suspense. Set in London, Alicia, a famous painter, and her husband appear to have a wonderful marriage. That all falls apart when Alicia shoots her husband in the face five times, and she never speaks another word after that. Her silence leaves everyone trying to figure out what caused this domestic tragedy. Psychotherapist Theo Faber works tirelessly with Alicia, until finally… a revelation that no one was ready for.
Alice and Jake are a newly married couple and appear to have it all. They love each other deeply and both feel that there’s nothing they wouldn’t do for each other. That is, until they receive a wedding gift like no other, known only as The Pact. It seems to contain all the ingredients to help them achieve a wonderful, long lasting marriage. Little do they know it will mean the exact opposite for them. Thrilling read!