When a drug cartel attacks a cop, the rules apply. When they attack a cop's family, there are no rules.
Sergeant Robin Marlette's special narcotics squad has killed a dangerous drug courier and the brother of a prominent Mexican drug overlord. When Marlette's daughter is kidnapped as an act of revenge, it's a race against time to save her. Marlette and his team are very good at what they do-but are they good enough to defeat a drug cartel on its own turf?
Written by a 40-year law enforcement veteran, GOTU puts you side by side with the law enforcement brotherhood as they battle the world's most vicious criminals. GOTU will have you rooting for the good guys and turning the pages well into the night.
Award winning author, Roger Stelljes, delivers a mystery that is the second book in the McRyan Mystery Series. Stelljes' vivid characters, his gift for GRITTY and REAL DIALOGUE (slang/jargon/behind the scenes dialog), as well as his uncanny sense of place and time, will put you in the middle of the action allowing you to feel the desperation of Mac McRyan and his fellow detectives.
Vince Flynn has described Roger Stelljes as "A powerful new thriller voice."
Fans of John Sandford, David Baldacci and James Patterson will enjoy this fast-moving story of murder, greed, and treason, the cast of colorful characters, and its setting in and around historic St. Paul, Minnesota.
BAD SPIRITS is the first novella in the Kate Jones Thriller Series.
Kate Jones is on the run with a backpack full of money, intent on finding her way back to the United States from Mexico. Unfortunately, a ruthless drug lord named Salazar is just as intent on finding her, retrieving his stolen money, and making her pay for ever having left him. Is there anyone she can trust?
Originally published as a serial chronicling Kate Jones' race through Mexico, Bad Spirits Books 1-5 is a fast-paced, action-packed novella. Just when you think Kate's escaped one impossible dilemma, she's thrown into another perilous situation. Can she survive long enough to make it out alive?
A vivid waking dream of giant cypress trees dripping with Spanish moss haunts Anna St. Thais. The trees sit on a black lake that resembles a dark Louisiana bayou with an evocative aura. The dream includes the presence of a man who seems to know Anna all too well and a group of people with strange telepathic powers, sometimes called veiled eyes. An orphan from Texas, she is on her way east to help out a friend when she encounters two terrifying things. Psychically, she begins to see and hear things through the eyes of an unknown individual, a man who knows more about her than she ever would have imagined. The second thing is that she has been kidnapped by a sociopathic trucker intent on making her his latest victim. When she is rescued by Gabriel Bergeron, a member of the elusive Lake People in Northwestern Louisiana, Anna doesn’t realize that he is her psychic counterpart and she has been inexplicably pulled to the area. She shares their strange colored gold eyes and their distinctive mental powers. They are a reclusive lot and know that Anna is one of them, but has been isolated by unknown circumstances. She is drawn into their incomparable world, something between that of the Creoles and Cajuns, and much in addition to those. There Anna finds a romantic link with Gabriel and the spine-tingling fear of not knowing who to trust. Her return has disturbed the inner workings of the group and threatens to expose secrets long concealed in the murky Louisiana bayous. There are secrets to be divulged about her past and why she was spirited away as an infant. Anna isn’t safe until she discovers the answers she so desperately requires.
John Casey was ten years old when his mother was murdered…and ten when his father hid the truth from him. Without that knowledge, he has no idea of the enemies that lie in wait.
Now grown up, John lives a solitary life, in a world enslaved by ignorance and superstition, when anyone unusual is treated with distrust and even killed…and John has some very unusual gifts. When he is accused of witchcraft, John does the only thing he’s ever done—Run! That is, until he meets Jane, who lives in the bleak, imprisoned town of Marysvale. Life outside the safety of the town walls means certain death from the brutal monsters that hunt there. However, life inside, under the rule of a tyrannical leader, means no life at all.
As the love between John and Jane grows, the dangers of Marysvale unfold; and for the first time in his life, John discovers that there is something worth dying for
The Compulsive Chef by Stephen Anthony is a comedic romp that feeds the soul.
When David, a star, college athlete, loses his scholarship after a career ending injury he is forced to find his way in the real world. After a series of dead end jobs, he discovers his gift – gourmet cooking. Eventually, he rises through the ranks of the restaurant business and emerges as a world-class chef. In time, he and his older brother Vinnie open a restaurant in a trendy part of Los Angeles but they do so with a few strings attached. The seed money they secure from a prominent Mafia boss comes with one stipulation. They are forced into giving the mob boss’s scheming nephew a job. Tensions soon mount and in one tragic moment, David’s life changes forever, and he becomes a chef on the run!
In a world overrun by the living dead, every victim has a story. These are some of those stories. This collection of six short stories from a world ravaged by the LZR-1143 virus tell the tale of six different people, all of whom fell victim, in different ways, to the deadly plague.
From the pilot of a commercial aircraft, overwhelmed in midair, to the lonely soldier stranded high above a world of the undead, the six characters each face their own fears and mortality in different ways.
This 20,000 word short-story collection features a unique selection of characters from the original zombie novel by Bryan James, LZR-1143: Infection, and from the recently released sequel, LZR-1143: Evolution. Each character appears only fleetingly in the longer novels, but each has their own unique thread in the LZR-1143 storyline, all of which are exposed in these short excerpts from their final hours alive.
The collection includes The Pilot, The Boy, The Inmate, The Fry Cook, The Subway Passenger, and The Sniper. In The Pilot, a commercial aviator sees his last flight end in a way he never could have imagined. In The Boy, a family trip is cut short, and a lonely homecoming is not at all as he anticipated. We see the surprising genesis and true identity of a traveling companion in The Inmate, while The Fry Cook reveals the final moments of a teenage fast food worker. In The Subway Passenger, we learn that in the case of zombie apocalypse, you’d probably rather be aboveground. And in The Sniper, the surprising truth that there are some fates that cannot be fought, even with a fifty caliber rifle.
The Fourth Law centers on the invention of the world’s first antigravity machine. The book explores the Grand Unified Theorem of astrophysics and the fourth fundamental law of the Universe—Gravity. But the new antigravity technology is stolen by a wealthy and ruthless industrialist who plans to use the antigravity machine to break into Fort Knox, Kentucky. The theft is blamed on the inventor’s estranged cousin, Ryan Marshall, who must embark on a nationwide search for the real criminals, hoping to clear his name and reunite his family. This is a fast paced white-knuckle thriller leading law enforcement officials on weeklong chase that begins at Stanford University and ends at Fort Knox. Readers who enjoy a genre mixing corporate espionage, mystery, and science fiction should enjoy this book. There is also a strong psychological element as longtime, bitterly estranged family members must overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to fight the darkest most sinister evil. It’s a classic good versus evil winner-takes-all thriller. This theme should appeal to both genders in an age group from thirty years old to seniors.
When Katherine Annenberg, a beautiful South African photographer scuba diving in the Seychelles, saves a drowning man, she discovers that someone is trying to kill both of them. A chance rescue by Matthew Butler and his sidekick Tommy Cooper, suddenly thrusts them, along with their zany crew on the converted LST, the Pelican, into conflict with a murderous band of gunrunners who are attempting to foment a revolution by the theft of an ancient treasure. Using everything from Leonardo’s Parachute to an orange juice cannon, unlikely hero Matthew Butler and his crew battle the mysterious death merchant, Alexander Levasseur, in the hope of recovering the treasure and preventing a civil war.