When the decapitated heads of an adult male and a young female are discovered in Glasgow, Detectives McBruce and Cartle are mystified. Until YouTube footage of both victims beheaded live on video are brought to their attention.
As they investigate, horrific consequences come to light, not only around the two murders in question, but of past events steeped in tragedy and cruelty, and how the abusive happenings over the years in a Childrens Home can lead to a fractured sense of morality.
Is all evil bad, may be a question for the fields of religion and psychology. One man though has answered that question himself, and regards the evil he does, not as cruel and murderous, but justice
Neve Lass doesn’t investigate cheating spouses. She works for insurance companies, looks for missing people, and gathers information for researchers. And from time to time, she also clashes with Detective Ian “Jerk” Braich Jr.
Ian would love to wring Neve’s neck. He just can’t stand amateur sleuths, and even less the know-it-all, feminist type. And he can’t forget he owes his worst memories to her.
But one night, Neve is attacked in her own office. When Ian is assigned to the case, they have no choice but to learn to work together. But what do a dead homeless man, terrorists, and the mafia have to do with an art heist that happened twenty years ago? They’d better find the answer quickly, because their foes are as powerful as they are determined to see them dead.
Imagine falling right into the middle of your favorite historical romance story…and getting a thinner, rejuvenated body at the same time. That might sound ideal, but dealing with cougars, creeps, and kidnappers isn’t.
Join 20th century-born Evie as she deals with the hardships of living in the backwoods or Revolutionary War era North Carolina while dealing with a severe case of AMNESIA, being ABANDONED by the man who claimed her as his wife, and ADOPTIONS, using nothing but her wit and grit, give or take a knife or two…and the smartphone that hitched a ride with her from the 21st century!
Class is back in session at The Academy, and as the staff and students alike try to return to a state of normal, something ancient has been awakened from the shadows with a taste for Guardian blood.
Sanaya is days away from an early Slayer maturity and as her bond with her potential Guardian, King deepens, she must learn to balance what her heart desires most with the responsibility of keeping those she loves safe.
An ancient enemy has summoned The Council of Slayers, ancient Slayers of old, to be of aid to the Guardians of The Academy. Sanaya must awaken her blossoming gifts to step into her shoes as the Millennium Slayer faster than those around her are prepared for. As her eighteenth birthday approaches, Sanaya must prepare for the fight of her life and a deal that will change the course of Slayer history forever.
A simple photograph, encased in a beautiful crystal frame, the female executives appearing one and the same, their faces evenly blended so you can’t tell one from the other, best describes the disturbing events invading the VP’s previously uncomplicated world, forcing her to deal with an emotional side of life typically left simmering on a low flame on the back burner of her career-driven existence.
FREDA JAMES, the VP of Sales, determined to make a name for herself in the competitive software industry, faces her toughest adversary to date. What she couldn’t possibly know is STACY GREEN, the company’s new manufacturing consultant, has a dark secret.
Wildly driven to eliminate any female standing in the way of her own success, Stacy quickly learns Freda is a force to be reckoned with in the boardroom, but not without her own demons. With the VP’s personal life exposed, the consultant goes for the jugular, opening the gates of hell, releasing every weapon in her deranged arsenal to grease the skids of Freda’s demise, with deadly consequences.
A variety of personalities color this intriguing tale. ANTHONY TURNER, former gang leader, now successful businessman feared by anyone who’s heard his story. ERICA TURNER, his beautiful and equally accomplished wife, is Freda’s best friend, and warns the VP of the consultant’s unhealthy obsession with her. PATRICK PALMINTERI and DARIUS ARMSTRONG are the men who love Freda and would do anything to protect her.
Each play an intricate role in the explosive conclusion, exposing a disturbing revelation that will make you think twice about the people you call . . . friend.