• Fiction
      January 2017

      Just Deserts

      Book 3 in the Hackers thriller series

      by L. J. Greatrex

      The extraordinary challenges facing our well-established character now known as ‘Bill Pascal’ are all too evident as William Forester seeks to remain invisible to the outside world. A chance encounter leaves him feeling vulnerable once more and he steps up his efforts to discredit and bankrupt the man he holds responsible for the years of struggle he has encountered. Notwithstanding the fortune he has amassed and the now comfortable lifestyle he has carved out, the ever-present doubt that his anonymity will be revealed forces him to take extreme measures to exert the just deserts he has waited so long for.

    • Thriller / suspense

      Nobody's baby

      by Penny Kline

    • Fiction
      December 2013

      Vengeance

      by John Morritt

      At the tender age of five, Peter Edwards witnesses the horrific death of his father by a drunk driver. Twenty years later, the nightmares that tortured him for a few years after the accident inexplicably return to haunt him, leading to the breakdown in his relationship with his girlfriend, Janet, and destroying his teaching career. After a particularly graphic nightmare one night, Peter vividly recalls the face of the killer. He is filled with anger so strong, that he becomes consumed with avenging his father’s death. Though many dream of revenge, they lack the courage to act. Not Peter Edwards. An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth he tells himself as he embarks on a terrifying trail of vengeance.

    • Fiction
      September 2018

      The Last Hit

      by John Morritt

      John Stone, former army sniper, mercenary turned hitman, is sick of killing. When contracted by a shadowy government figure to take down an ex-member of parliament, testifying in an arms scandal that would embarrass the government, Stone decides it would be his last assignment. However, notorious North London gangster, Alex Brant, makes him an offer too good to refuse. What he believes will be one last run-of-the-mill job, turns out to be anything but. Stone’s life becomes more complicated, after a chance meeting with investigative journalist, Andrew Ferguson, results in several attempts being made on his life. With the help of MI5 agent, Nikki Miles, and Alex Brant’s second in command, Kristina Kovac, Stone tries to work out who wants him dead and why. As he digs deeper, he realises his last two assignments are closely linked and why he is seen as a loose end. Stone struggles to understand who can be trusted and has to use all his skills to stay alive.

    • Thriller / suspense
      June 2014

      The Eye of Allah

      by Colin Louis

      Two men from diverse cultures are destined to search for the enigma that surrounds ‘The Eye of Allah’. Thomas de Lacey, an extrasensory and mystic working for an international espionage agency is brought out of retirement to help solve the mystery surrounding the 1979 seizure of the Grande Mosque and the small priceless piece of meteorite known as the ‘Eye of Allah’. Assuming the mantle of a conveniently dead Greek Orthodox priest, who is physically his twin, Thomas encounters unexpected problems when threatened and blackmailed by a gay friend working for a local group of gangsters. An emergency distress call throws him into the arena of those his dead double is officially employed by. Namely, a secret subterranean network operating as a communication centre for a powerful space and lunar satellite system which is situated just off Symi, his island home. He learns that his priestly profession and parish are a guise for more complicated and deadly matters. As the mystery begins to unfold, Thomas is forced into a game of cat and mouse to save his life and uncover the powers behind a plan to control the world. Waseem Yusuf Ya’qub and his brothers Abdul and Shamin are double agents working with SEVAK, an Arabian secret police force. Waseem is promoted to Head of the secret force in the belief that his brother Shamin has been killed by a mysterious crime syndicate. Personal life threatening incidents convince him that there are two major powers involved. In pursuit of following leads, he is dramatically abducted and taken to a secret desert location known as ‘The Wings of a Lion’. There he discovers more facts about the powerful organisation he has been seeking to destroy and the enigmatic ‘Eye of Allah’. Darker, sinister and deadly international events draw Thomas and Waseem closer until they stand side by side to battle the major power determined to control the lives of every human being. A major power whose seeds reach far back into the history of a secret and sacred organisation.

    • Fiction
      October 2013

      Dixon Grace

      1.9.7 Hamburg

      by Alexa Camouro

      Dixon's European sojourn goes awry when she's arrested for corporate espionage. She's just an innocent Australian teacher working abroad. Or is she? For Dixon, it's a matter of wrong place, wrong time. The investigating officers are convinced she's stolen the navigation and guidance technology from the plane manufacturer Flussair, and that she's behind the murder of a top-ranking executive. All the evidence points to her, but she insists it's all a misunderstanding. She breaks out of custody in order to prove her innocence. But there are sinister elements at every turn, including a rising Indian corporation called Nayakall, a people-smuggling prostitution ring in Hamburg, a language school up to no good and a boyfriend with a dark secret. Who can Dixon trust? Will she get out of Hamburg alive?

    • Fiction
      January 2009

      Sherlock Holmes and the Morphine Gambit

      by Jason Cooke

      It is February, 1912 and Sherlock Holmes is called out of retirement by brother Mycroft, acting on behalf of the British Government, to investigate a break-in at the Norfolk home of a wealthy German financier. Holmes is soon at work dismantling a German spy ring, but the investigation becomes clouded by his suspicions concerning Mycroft’s pivotal role in events. What agenda is Mycroft pursuing? What is the truth behind the loss of the fishing vessels the Misty Jane and the Yarmouth Adventuress in the North Sea? And why is the Royal Navy seemingly operating incognito along the Norfolk coast? Before long a number of disparate events crystallise to reveal a dangerous conspiracy. As the story unfolds against the background of an International Opium Conference, Holmes and Watson find themselves embroiled in espionage and arms smuggling in the tense period leading up to the First World War.

    • Crime & mystery
      November 2014

      Hellbound

      The Tally Man

      by David McCaffrey

      His crimes - unforgivable. His death - inevitable. His suffering - just beginning.Obadiah Stark aka The Tally Man, is executed at ADX Absolom, his death sentence watched by the world's media, victim relatives and one investigative reporter, Joe O Connell. Penning an account of Stark's personal history and subsequent crimes in the hope of determining what elements make the sociopathic mind tick, Joe discovers clues and inconsistencies which cause him to investigate Stark's execution. While this is happening in the real world, Obadiah Stark awakens to an afterlife where he has a wife and daughter bound to his childhood hometown. Following his natural predatory instinct, Obadiah proceeds to torment the town, committing multiple murders before being gunned down by the police. He awakens to find that everything has reset, with no one recalling his murderous spree a reality which offers no escape. As the scenes repeat, he is forced to submit to emotions he has never experienced before... and with it, a poisonous dose of morality. “David McCaffrey's excellent debut novel, Hellbound is one of those thrillers that keeps you glued to the page while you try to imagine what will happen next. Cutting edge and Hannibal Lector-esque, it will keep you turning pages until the shocking climax.” Steve Alten, best-selling author of THE MAYAN PROPHECY & MEG. “Hellbound is on my top ten list of books I would read over and over again, not many make the list but I loved it from start to finish.”

    • Political / legal thriller
      January 2014

      The Devil You Know

      by Peter Gregoire (Author)

      A pressing need for income tempts Scott Lee to take on media tycoon, Rufus Lam’s case. It seems like a straightforward enough missing person’s search. Find out what happened to Rufus Lam’s friend and close business partner, Terence Auyeung. Take the money and move on. That’s the aim. A nice distraction too, from the growing malaise into which Hong Kong, the once vibrant city which has been Scott’s home for the past ten years, is slowly sinking. Sure, it’s 2017 and the city is about to elect its new Chief Executive. But not with the election system Hong Kong people want, Beijing has seen to that. The dream of democracy – true democracy – ended in 2014 when the initial exhilaration of the Umbrella Protests petered into nothing. But as Scott digs deeper in his search for Auyeung, he soon discovers that the Umbrella Generation never dissipated. It just went into hibernation, waiting for the right leader and the right time, to take up the cause once more. That leader is none other than Scott’s client, Rufus Lam. That time is now. And Scott’s caught right in the middle of it. The Devil You Know is Peter Gregoire’s blistering follow-up to his prize-winning first novel Article 109 which reached Number One on Dymocks list of best-sellers. Disclaimer This is entirely a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, organizations, places, events, and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously and only for fictitious purposes. There are some references to real events, like the July 2003 march, the protest against the National Education curriculum and the events which have collectively come to be referred to as the “Umbrella Movement”, all of which have been reported in the Hong Kong and international press. As for the opinions expressed by the characters throughout the book, they are the product of the author’s imagination.

    • Thriller / suspense
      October 2014

      Redwood

      by A.Rod Womack

      “Redwood” is a gripping true story of a once successful and popular Baltimore restaurant known for its great cuisine, vivacious musical entertainment, radiant atmosphere and memorable A-List celebrity events. From the beginning, the three young entrepreneurs worked tirelessly to make this restaurant the pinnacle dining experience. The story takes many twists and turns, leading them through a maze of challenges along the way. However, the conflict intensifies when the young men later discover the unthinkable—that all along a serial killer was in their midst. The journey is riveted with humor, intrigue, mystery, conflict, sex, drama and many takeaways for future entrepreneurs. Just as the dust seemed to settle, the owners were introduced to a charming and charismatic con-artist who wanted it all—and attempted to take it all.

    • Thriller / suspense
      February 2015

      What Lies in the Dark

      by Thompson, CM

      One murder can make a town nervous. Two brings fear. Add three, four and even more, and watch neighbour turn on suspicious neighbour. Victoria Bullrush – or Bullface, as she is called by fellow police officers – is a stickler for rules. As she tries to maintain a faultless investigation, she can't ignore the public's growing anger.

    • Fiction
      August 2015

      The Cape of Killing

      by Rainer Doh

      Freezing cold temperatures and a rising blizzard: there is no way for the criminal investigation of Tromsø to get to Skjervøy, the next stop of the cruise ship MS Midnatsol which belongs to the Norway Express Route, the Hurtigruten. Around hundred passengers are aboard and one of them has perished. Although everything indicates a suicide, the exact circumstances need to be further examined. Arne Jakobson, an ordinary officer from the small town Skjervøy, takes on the investigations. Soon another passenger is fighting for his life. Now Arne Jakobson cannot assume any longer that those two incidents have been accidents. What he does not know, is that the American Secret Service and the Russian Secret Service are interested in what is happening aboard. Despite the snow storm, even the officials of the German Federal Criminal Office make their way to the Norwegian-Russian border, to get to the northern turning point of the Hurtigruten, Kirkenes, for the great showdown...

    • Fiction
      October 2015

      The Love Drug

      by Tobias Radloff

      A ruined private investigator. A beautiful but dead woman. A pharmacist who wants to democratise love with a new drug substance ... Philip Strasser's detective agency has seen better days, but since former clients mock him on the internet, catching orders is not that easy anymore. That is why Strasser needs to work for the pharmaceutical company Protagen where he stops to spy on the company's staff. Eventually Nina Berger, the secretary of Protagen's research department, asks Strasser for help. She claims that her boss is pursuing her. As he refuses the request, Strasser cannot guess how sorely he is going to regret his decision, because Nina Berger is found dead just two weeks after their conversation. Now only Strasser can guess who is responsible for Berger's death. What makes a really good detective story first, turns out to be a flush written Biotech-Noir novel that addresses the issue of the gap between progress and moral on the one hand and opens up a discussion about life after a big betrayal on the other hand.

    • Thriller / suspense
      August 2015

      Das Geheimnis des Genter Altars

      Thriller

      by Wrede, Klaus/Jürgen

      A dead friend. – A stolen masterpiece. – An encrypted message within the famous altar of Ghent. – And an ominous organization… When Daniel finds his friend murdered in his apartment, he becomes inevitably involved in mysterious events concerning a spectacular art theft from 1934. With the help from Mara, Daniel encounters mysterious messages on the panel of the altar of Ghent, which is still missing today, and discovers an incredible secret. Based on the historic events concerning one of the most spectacular art thefts of all time Klaus/Jürgen Wrede develops a novel filled with tension. The reader is taken across Europe and from Cologne to Ghent on the trail of the still unsolved case of the famous altar of Ghent of the van Eyck brothers.

    • Fiction
      May 2016

      Shivers

      Comics Anthology

      by Andik Prayogo, Yudhanegara Nyoman, Nan-Nan

      Shivers is a comics anthology created by a number of talented Indonesia comics artists. It contains 6 thrillers and horror/mistery comics with superb artworks. 1. Reunion-Revival-Requiem, created by Andik Prayogo and Felix Setiawan, is a mistery comic trilogy about a young boy who experienced a series of unfortunate events, caused by misterious beings. 2. Kris, created by Yudhanegara Nyoman and Aloysius Alfa, tells the adventure of two young ghosthunters, 3. Midnight Visitor, created by Nan-Nan, is a horror comic which tells about the misterious visitor who often comes to new-moms. 4. Freudian, by Yudhanegara Nyoman and Bening Andyani, tells a story about the journey of young college students that ended tragically, caused by winning a bottle cap lottery.

    • Fiction
      September 2015

      The Man from Hamburg

      The Vatican Conspiracy

      by Heinz-Joachim Simon

      "This story blows up the Vatican ...", the Hamburg attorney Dieter Prätorius notes, when his friend, the Hamburg investigator Serge Christiansen dictates the Vatikan protocol. Christiansen is on the trail to reveal one of the greatest mystery of the Catholic Church. He is commissioned to find a disappeared Padre, who has dedicated himself to the mission of thwarting the machinations of the Vatican Bank. The man from Hamburg encounters the conspiracy of a fascist secret society, the Mafia and reactionary courier cardinals ... together with the Vatican Bank. When John Paul I becomes pope, the world hopes for a reformation of the Church. However, he dies in office under mysterious circumstances after only 33 days. The man from Hamburg becomes the feared opponent of the wire-pullers behind the scenes. But the mafia has already sent a killer to Rome. Can Christiansen help justice to victory and unmask the murderer? A thriller as mysterious and frightening as the catacombs.

    • Fiction
      July 2017

      The Curious Ones

      by Eliza Granville

      For more than fifteen years, Isabelle has been tormented by guilt over the disappearance of her youngest daughter. If only she’d been at the school gate to meet her. If only she hadn’t been so engrossed in her painting. If only … But now there’s a granddaughter. In the hope that this new baby may heal what time, drugs and doctors never could, Isabelle drives the length of France to meet her. On the way she stops in a quiet patch of woodland and comes across a small child who looks like, but surely can’t be, her lost daughter. The girl vanishes. Perhaps. And Isabelle gradually becomes convinced that unknown forces are at work, in which case her granddaughter may also be in danger.

    • Fiction
      May 2018

      Unsilent Grief

      by Tony Millington

      Nobody owns lifeA man is murdered in a pub carpark.DS Watson and Monteith are finding it difficult to catch a killer.Three more bodies are found.The two detectives are on a roller-coaster ride to find out if they are all connected and why.The Unsilent Grief of one man spirals into murder and mayhem.crime, murder, thriller, drama,

    • Fiction
      January 2018

      Just round the corner

      by Jenny Jacobsson

      Isa, a 35-year old woman, has recently been dumped by her long-term partner. Suddenly she finds herself childless as she gave up her own wishes and dreams about getting pregnant when her partner Jimmy didn’t want any more children. Isa now realises what she has sacrificed, and her ovaries are now screaming to be fertilised. One day she finds a post-it note under the windshield wiper of her car, which makes her feel both flattered and curious. But when the notes slowly turn more and more threatening, panic starts to set in. Meet Tuva-Li, the guardian angel that usually takes the moral high ground, but now happens to commit a mistake with unimaginable consequences. Jarild is a banker that harbours a big secret. Should this be revealed, his whole existence would literally fall apart. And who exactly is Zack, the man Isa picks up on a night out for the sole purpose of satisfying the desperate need of her ovaries?

    • Fiction
      April 2017

      The Secret Next Door

      by Jenny Jacobsson

      A contemporary story about Melissa & Viggo set in a fictitious town in Sweden. The motto of this book is "Surviving is not relevant, living life, however, is." Melissa and Viggo are the couple that most people in the neighbourhood envy. She is a beautiful fashion designer, he is a news anchor and together they have it all. But are things really the way they seem from the outside? Threats and violence are lurking behind the perfectly polished façade. Every evening, when Viggo steps over the threshold into his home, he is effectively treading on eggshells where the slightest of missteps can cause it to break, and Melissa to explode. The secret next door is Jenny Jacobsson's first book and she when she did her researching for this book researching for this book in 2014 she had a conversation with 'Mansjouren' (a help organisation that focuses on men experiencing domestic violence), where she was told that it is as common for women to physically and psychologically abuse men as it is vice versa. There are already numerous books written about men’s violence towards women, so she decided to write this book to show a different perspective.

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