Category Archives: Suspense

Emma Beware

48hrs transpire before anyone realizes 14yo Emma is missing? Where is she? Four of her friends armed with cyber-techno skills uncover copious doings. Will she be found in time to celebrate her 15th birthday? Read this fast-paced action page turner to find out more. Discover the meaning of “Every so often betrayal and love go hand in hand.”

A riveting story about a teenage girl, her family and friends will have you guessing until the end.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from November 17 – 20, 2017

Scared on Carey Place in the Haunted Hatchet House

“Kelly, Kelly, come out to play.”

Neighborhood girls roamed up and down Carey Place, searching for their friend. But they were too late.
Driven into a homicidal frenzy, a maniac wielding a hatchet plucked young Kelly from the schoolyard swings. He chased her to her house. The one with hatchet cut-outs in the shutters at the end of a dead end street. When he finished, Kelly was dead and her blood stained the porch and driveway a crimson red.

At least that’s the lore of the Hatchet House.

There’s more to this scary story and amateur sleuth, Nicole Scott has heard the truth of what happened that night. She has the unnatural ability to see and hear ghosts. Kelly is counting on her to tell the children of Eubanks her side of the story.

In a town of witches, trolls and people with paranormal gifts, not many are scared of much of anything. Halloween is a night for tourists, not locals. The eve, October thirtieth is not only the night Kelly Carey was murdered, it’s the night her killer, a millennial maniac roams the streets. If Kelly doesn’t tell the children to stay inside and stay safe.

Who else will?
Who will be next to be scared on Carey Place?
Will it be you?

This Behind the Lore short is part of Nikki Henley’s, Curious in Eubanks Paranormal Cozy Mysteries series.
Set in a small town of curiously quirky paranormal residents this short story can be read as a standalone. It is written to give you the reader an extended experience of the characters of Eubanks.

No cliffhangers. No swearing. No graphic scenes.
Thank you for reading.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from October 23 – November 3, 2017

Hidden in Harmony: Danger is Imminent

HE NEEDED HELP.
The Russell family came home one evening to find an uninvited visitor sleeping on their porch. Brock appeared to be quite harmless.

SO THEY TOOK HIM IN.
Knowing the Bible says they are to feed the hungry and clothe the naked, the Russells take Brock into their own home and quickly befriend him, only to find out he has formerly been accused of a horrifying act.

AND TRIED TO BE LOYAL.
The Russells do not believe in allowing rumors to tell them who to befriend or who to turn away. They decide to do some detective work and find out about a decade worth of unexplained disappearances in the town Brock was originally from.

BUT IT COST THEM BIG TIME!
Threats, violence, death, and kidnappings haunt the Russells as someone desperately attempts to stop their investigative efforts.

$1.99 Bargain eBook from October 26 – 27, 2017!

The Chimera Strain by Kevin Lee Swaim

John Frist was a soldier, a hero, and the victim of an IED attack in Iraq before his discharge. He returned home and committed a terrible act of domestic terrorism. Transformed by the StrikeForce technology, he saved New York City from a dirty bomb and nearly died in the process. For him, the ensuing two years has been a bone-wearying series of battles to protect the United States.

Eric Wise has risen from Director of Project StrikeForce to Assistant Director of the Office of Threat Management. Tasked with preventing the end of the world, he protects John while directing the OTM against a vast sea of threats.

The Office of Threat Management still watches over the world and the StrikeForce technology gives John an amazing edge, but will it be enough to prevent a man bent on attacking the United States and reducing it to a third-world power?

99 Cent Bargain eBook from October 26 – 31, 2017

The Trial Lawyer

Thaddeus Murfee is a young criminal lawyer. He has a wife, kids, and a strong sense of justice.
Yet, all of that is about to change forever. And there is nothing he can do to stop it.

Or is there?

A longtime friend has been arrested for driving drunk and causing a death. The friend also happens to be the District Attorney. Thaddeus agrees to meet. He learns about the DA’s drinking. He learns that the DA’s wife is on the prowl with strange men, and the DA is dangerously close to murder.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from October 23 – 28, 2017

Mrs. Tedesco’s Missing Cookbook

A simple request opens up a savory mystery.

Who would imagine a high school service project with the elderly would involve mystery? Hannah’s matched with Mrs. Tedesco, a lonely widow who loves to bake and asks Hannah to retrieve her cookbook from her old house. Easier said than done. Eager to help the woman, Hannah and her sister, Tamar, are driven to locate the cookbook and uncover its secrets. But the teens aren’t the only ones seeking the cookbook’s hidden treasures, and the other side is playing for keeps.

A Hannah and Tamar Mystery for teens and young adults.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from September 21 – 26, 2017

The Big Blind

Nadia Wolf had one wish, and it wasn’t for the latest designer purse, fashion-forward clothing, or even a handsome man to marry . . . although, that would be acceptable too. Her wish was to win the World Poker Tournament and collect the one million dollar prize, beating the arrogant men who made her professional poker career a daily challenge.

The odds were stacked against her when sexy poker celebrity Caleb Usher sat down at her table. As they pin their battles against each other, a steamy side wager drew them both in and gave them an even greater reason to fight for the championship. It only took one hand to make tournament history and leave them both hot under the collar. Before they could settle their wager, the million dollar prize disappeared in front of an audience. Not one witness could explain what happened or where the money disappeared.

Greyson Miller CEO of the Lost City Casino had a mystery to solve. Not only did a thief steal the million dollars from under his watchful eyes, but a secret swelled so large it threatened the very core of the casino. Nadia teams up with Greyson in an attempt to find the missing prize and to solve the mystery that plagued the Casino. With Greyson’s overwhelming allure, Nadia has to keep both her head in the game and her hands to herself.

Will she be able unravel the mystery and find the lost prize money while keeping both Greyson and Caleb at bay? Can she fend off her fanatical self-appointed poker manager Frankie Garza before he flushes her career down the toilet in offbeat attempts to make her famous? With Caleb, Greyson, and Frankie all claiming a stake, Nadia’s career, her life, and her heart will never be the same.

FREE eBook from October 18 – December 31

Not Forgiven

Chloe is a contract killer.
She is having a little fun with a couple of marks before finishing the job.

Early morning, a body is dumped in an empty parking. Houston Police Department Inspectors, Henry Creed and Mitch Mason, are on the case. They do their best to soothe the nerves of a witness and her husband.

Members of a street-gang (a hit squad) sit in stolen car across the street from a sidewalk cafe. Chloe is walking down the sidewalk on her way to meet a friend for brunch when a dark-colored Mercedes pulls out onto the street slowly. From inside the car, men point guns out at the crowd and begin firing. Chloe never leaves home without a gun, and pulls two of them out and returns fire.

While Henry and Mitch close in on a serial killer, Chloe leaves a trail of dead bad guys in her search for the guilty.

Get your copy of Not Forgiven now! Buckle up and join Chloe for a heart-pounding expedition that will surely thrill and entertain until the very last page.

FREE eBook from October 17 – 20, 2017

The Last Oracle: A Climate Fiction Thriller

As a series of bizarre climate-related events occur across our planet, it seems the world is edging towards a catastrophic tipping point.

Rex Daingerfield is the owner of a giant fracking company that seeks to exploit a rich seam of oil in the environmentally sensitive Greenland ice shelf. But Daingerfield has a nemesis – his daughter. Born to an Egyptian mother, she is inducted as the Oracle of the Temple of Sekhmet. Her role is to protect the earth from the likes of her father.

The Oracle recruits the world’s greatest negotiator, Sam Jardine, to convince her father to change his destructive business model. But a secret society of the rich and powerful stands to profit from the chaos that has gripped the world. Led by an errant priest from the Temple of Sekhmet, he will do anything to stop Jardine.

As the planet edges closer to disaster, Jardine is confronted by politicians, lobbyists, vested interests – even his own radicalised half-brother – all of whom stand to gain from the mayhem about to be unleashed.

99 Cent Bargain eBook from October 17 – 23, 2017