A Deceit to Die For
5 star historical fiction/thriller
When history professor Ian O’Brien purchases an old collection of letters and books, he unknowingly steps into the world of a shadowy organization. His family is soon caught up in a web of intrigue and deceit spun out of a 16th century Muslim conspiracy that somebody still wants to keep secret.
How to get a Literary Agent in Two Murders or Less
4+ star romantic suspense
Aspiring novelist Amanda Anderson has never had any luck, but she hopes that’s about to change. She goes to a writer’s conference to find an agent, but ends up with a husband. After a whirlwind courtship, she elopes with bestselling suspense writer Jonny Goodsnuff. But she soon discovers that her husband’s only good on paper. Between a draconian prenup, his sleazy associates, her wicked stepchildren, and the hunky romance-novelist neighbor, Amanda learns the meaning of “wed in haste, repent at leisure.”
Bold Counsel (The Trials of Sarah Newby)
5 star legal thriller
When Sarah Newby presents her first case in the Court of Criminal Appeal, it seems her career is looking up. But at the same time her marriage hits the rocks, and to the despair of her former admirer Detective Inspector Terry Bateson, Sarah embarks on an affair with a handsome property developer, Michael Parker. All goes well at first, but then a body is discovered in one of Michael’s cottages.
A Shot in the Dark
4 star mystery
Late Friday night, the sheriff’s niece, a woman of seemingly impeccable character, was found murdered outside her place of employment, the apparent victim of a bungled robbery. Within the hour, the police arrested and charged a local college student. Unfortunately, the student was one of Tracy’s. Before the weekend is out, Tracy is drafted to help investigate the crime for the defense. As the defense team takes a closer look at the victim, they uncover a number of motives and multiple suspects. As the investigation deepens, the town closes ranks, and soon Tracy’s on the verge of losing everything she’s worked for.
4 star horror
Brendan Lowes is a wanted man. The Sarasins want him in prison. His friends and family want to save him.
And Alexa Vallencourt wants nothing less than his soul.
New release black comedy, short story
“…dips its toes into just about every genre at once…subversive, wicked and sublimely delightful. Highly recommended.”
Eeny Meeny Miny Moe (Kate Linton Series)
Newer release suspense
One murdered celebrity. One improbable suspect. A serial rapist on the loose. Linton and Brown’s most complex case yet… When former supermodel, Lauren Hampton, is found suffocated in the drawing room of her Glastonbury mansion, DS Kate Linton and her superior, DI Rob Brown, begin one of the most intricate investigations of their career.
The Truth About Scarlet Rose
4+ star dark thriller, strong content
Scarlet Rose, the once remarkably beautiful, queen of the burlesque scene in 1960s Toronto, has aged into a decrepit bitter alcoholic, living on welfare and her daughter’s handouts—a daughter she forced into the adult entertainment industry at the age of sixteen to support the family. Now in 1983, Scarlet’s wealthy ex-husband has been found tortured and murdered in a hotel room, and her twenty-two-year-old daughter Fiona, must help the police find the killer.