Joel Fox has spent over 30 years in California politics, serving on numerous state commissions, working on many ballot issue campaigns, and advising candidates. An adjunct professor at the School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University, Fox has authored hundreds of opinion pieces for numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal,Washington Post, USA…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on April 24, 2015 at 8:50am — No Comments
It’s not long before the first murder and you know exactly who is behind it. It’s not really a mystery, though the main character has some history she’s afraid to reveal that remains a mystery for a while and that was good. This is a thriller, filled with suspense and realistic characters. The author is a family physician and the book reflects a deep knowledge of the medical field. You feel that the medical details could have leapt right off any medical chart it’s so real and exact. I…Continue
Added by Sheila English on February 16, 2015 at 12:40pm — No Comments
Does your occupation define you? For many, what they do is a part of who they are. So, when Dr. Laura Nelson slips on the ice crushing her wrist and hand, her days as a surgeon are over.
Extraordinary events push Laura into the path of a killer. But in the beginning it all just looks like bad luck and bad timing, but a good job, when she recovers and accepts the job as VP at a pharmaceutical company.
But the dominos have been put in place. A madman…
Added by Sheila English on February 16, 2015 at 12:39pm — No Comments
Firstly, I have to say that if you are looking for a book to grab your attention right from page one and then keep you hooked right through to…Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on December 16, 2014 at 2:15pm — No Comments
You know the moment when inspiration strikes. The whole EUREKA experience...it's incredible, isn't it?
And do you know what's even better?…Continue
Added by Kristen Luciani on December 1, 2014 at 9:28pm — No Comments
Donna Galanti writes murder and mystery with a dash of steam as well as middle grade adventure fiction. She is the author of books 1 and 2 in the paranormal suspense Element Trilogy, A Human Element andA Hidden Element, the short story collection The Dark Inside, and Joshua and The Lightning…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on August 31, 2014 at 9:33am — No Comments
Gabriel Valjan’s short stories and some of his poetry continue to appear in literary journals and online magazines. Ronan Bennett short-listed Gabriel…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on October 29, 2013 at 5:08pm — No Comments
Born in the high desert country, in Alamogordo, New Mexico, Florence loved exploring the wilderness on foot and horseback. Those grandiose landscapes formed her sensibility. Hidden pockets of unexpected greenery tucked away near springs in folds of barren mountainsides spoke to her of gentleness and beauty in an otherwise harsh world. She published her first poem in a children’s…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on October 26, 2013 at 2:14pm — No Comments
A spine chilling horror story.
About Mayra Calvani Mayra Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults and has authored over a dozen books, some of which have won awards. Her stories, reviews, interviews and articles have appeared on numerous publications such as The…Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on September 17, 2013 at 11:44am — No Comments
Twin sisters separated by war, bound by love…
After the death of their father, twin sisters Maggie and Matty Becker are forced to take positions with officers’ families at a nearby fort. When the…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on September 11, 2013 at 3:40pm — No Comments
Part suspense novel, part literary mystery, Pelican Bay is an original story set in a small, forlorn beach town in South Carolina.
The tale begins with our young protagonist, Ethan Hodges, discovering a sunken cemetery just off the beach that could very well be four centuries old. Compelled to find answers, he begins to ask questions to an old,…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on July 29, 2013 at 7:35am — No Comments
Thus begins this psychological mystery. One has to admit, it is a great hooky first line for a book!
What if, in a moment of thoughtless anger, you were to wish your best friend’s demise, then, soon after, that friend ended up dead?
This is the story of our smart, beautiful,…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on July 25, 2013 at 4:17pm — No Comments
Catherine Astolfo retired in 2002 after a very successful 34 years in education. She can recall writing fantasy stories for her classmates in Grade Three, so she started finishing her books the day after her retirement became official. Her short stories and poems have been published in a number of Canadian literary presses. Her story, “What Kelly Did”, won the prestigious Arthur…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on July 19, 2013 at 8:22am — No Comments
BLACK WATER by Rosemary McCracken
Added by Mayra Calvani on May 27, 2013 at 8:54am — No Comments
Alexandra Sokoloff is the Thriller Award-winning and Bram Stoker, Anthony, and Black Quill award-nominated author of the supernatural thrillers THE HARROWING, THE PRICE, THE UNSEEN, BOOK OF SHADOWS, THE SHIFTERS, and THE SPACE BETWEEN, and the Top Ten Amazon bestselling Huntress/FBI thriller series (HUNTRESS MOON,…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on May 13, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments
Dark magic…dark passions….
When Rowena is abducted from Arizona and taken back to medieval Land’s End, one thing is clear: she must learn to control her powers of magic. It isn’t easy being a modern girl in an archaic land, and when Rowena accidently conjures up a Roman Legion in mid-battle, Land’s End is on the brink of a…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on May 2, 2013 at 7:12am — No Comments
Once again author Rudy Mazzocchi ventures into the shadowy world of controversial medical technologies. In his first thriller, Equity of Evil, the author revealed a dark world involving abortion, human trafficking and organ cultures. In this his latest instalment and 2nd book in the series, Equity of Fear, he boldly delves into subjects of the…
Added by Mayra Calvani on April 17, 2013 at 3:08pm — No Comments
Available in ebook and paperback
Shadows Over Paradise is peopled by…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on April 5, 2013 at 9:38am — No Comments
An avid reader as a child, Cheryl Kaye Tardif grew up in Vancouver, Canada in a nurturing environment with a family who encouraged her creative side, surrounded with Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, and Bobbsey Twins series. During her teens, her favorite authors were Stephen King, Dean Koontz, John Saul, and Danielle Steel.
At 14, Cheryl was already a consummate journalist, writing a weekly column for a small-town newspaper for…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on March 24, 2013 at 8:34am — No Comments
A native of Chicago, former police detective Chris Karslen grew up with a love of history and books. An only child, she spent a lot of time reading, developing ‘fictional friends’, and getting lost in the world of stories.
Naturally, her love of reading and books led to writing of her own, and when she retired from her police work she finally decided to fulfil her lifelong secret desire. In 2003, she sat down and wrote her first line—and she hasn’t looked back since.…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on February 5, 2013 at 2:12pm — No Comments