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  • Woodcarver's Secret
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    In the early twenty-first century a woman in Taos, New Mexico, falls heir to an extraordinary mystical artifact, a carved wooden box, which she discovers has a long and complex history. What follows is a glimpse at that history.

  • Sweet Masterpiece - The First Samantha Sweet Mystery
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    USA Today bestselling author Connie Shelton introduces her most delightful cozy mystery series yet-with a little romance, a little magic and a lot of chocolate! When she's not baking her delectable pastries Samantha Sweet breaks into houses for a living, and sometimes the things she discovers lead to trouble. When sh...

  • Deadly Gamble
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    In this debut mystery series novel, Charlie Parker, accountant and partner in an Albuquerque private investigation firm, is visited by her old school friend, Stacy North. Stacy's Rolex watch is missing and she begs Charlie to help locate it before her husband finds out. Things are complicated by the fact that Stacy ha...

  • Experiment Zero
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    There's more out there than you think. Ashley Cartwright works on a secluded island for her father as a secretary. The lab her father works at it planning on discovering something big, something Ashley doesn't find out about until it's too late. They aren't the only secluded island, and there is another spe...

  • The Rise of Viper [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] With the rebuild of the Grimm organization and the teardown of the Vincente organization, the mafia families are much calmer. They aren't responsible for much crime. Murder isn't on their agenda. Until Alessandro Lucchese is murdered by the leader of an allied family. Upon Alessandro's death, one of his c...

  • The Surgeon [COMPLETED]
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    ||WATTYS 2017 SHORTLIST|| [COMPLETED] {BOOK ONE OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} Forensic analyst Bo Austen picks up a job at a police department in Minnesota, his own attempt at leaving behind Kathy Baker, Dallas Silver, Jamal Pitman, and the mess that comes with the three. Day one of the job reveals two missing girls and...

  • The Dollhouse Murderer [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {BOOK TWO OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} Bo Austen, forensic analyst, returns to Clinstone to help Detective Mason and Detective Lehmann solve another homicide case. Day one of the new case leaves five people dead. A mother and father, two boys, and a young girl, murdered in their own home. Blood replaced with...

  • The Hunter [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {BOOK THREE OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} Three months after forensic analyst Bo Austen killed a serial killer to save his own life, he's still suffering from the side effects. Still unaware of how he killed the man, he's scared of himself, scared of what he's capable of. Although he's had the footage from the...

  • The Puppet Master [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {BOOK FOUR OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} Just over eight months after the extreme trauma he was exposed to, forensic analyst Bo Austen is still trying to adjust to life. Between not speaking for himself and bowing down to take orders from Jamal Pitman, he's more zombie than human. Living in his dead girlfriend'...

  • The White Rose Butcher [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {BOOK FIVE OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} A year and a half after the murder of his girlfriend, Bo Austen still hasn't found a healthy way to cope with the loss, but between long nights of gambling and several one-night stands peppered in between, he's found one of most unhealthy ways to deal with it all-borderl...

  • The Acid Bath Killer [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {BOOK SIX OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} Five months into sobriety, Bo Austen returns to Clinstone, Minnesota for the first time in almost a year. Helping defense attorney Cecilia Delacroix with a case, he's one of the first to arrive at the scene of a sulfuric acid spill. Three forty-gallon oil drums spill the...

  • The Ghost [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {BOOK SEVEN OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} In forensics, an empty space or void within a blood spatter pattern is called shadowing or ghosting. This is the first thought forensic analyst Bo Austen has when he and Jensen Taylor step into the scene of a homicide. Two beaten, broken corpses, skulls bashed in beyon...

  • The Copycat [COMPLETED]
    114K 10.5K 43

    [COMPLETED] {BOOK EIGHT IN THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} Bo Austen began interning as a forensics analyst at the age of fourteen. Over two decades later, he's forced to relive his biggest cases through the ruthless killings of a copycat killer. The killer, unspecific in style, method, or victim, jumps between copying the kill...

  • The Bonekeeper [COMPLETED]
    147K 12.9K 57

    [COMPLETED] {BOOK NINE OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} Busy planning a wedding, raising their girls, and taking care of the youngest set of the Mason twins, forensic analyst Bo Austen and Detective Jensen Taylor are caught entirely off guard as they catch wind of the latest homicide scene in Clinstone, Minnesota. On the last...

  • The Executioner [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {BOOK TEN OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} A presumed suicide in Clinstone, Minnesota draws Bo Austen and Jensen Taylor away from their honeymoon and back home to their daughters. A man has jumped off the roof of Clinstone Elementary, a noose around his neck, tied to the old school bell atop the roof. For Bo, it s...

  • The Casanova [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {BOOK ELEVEN OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} Celebrating the one-year anniversary of their wedding and raising their four children, Bo and Jensen Austen-Taylor choose to stay home when Clinstone dispatch sends out word of a homicide. Gwen Tanner and Misty Archer take Bo's place at the crime scene. The victim is a...

  • Corpses in the Night [ON HOLD]
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    The last Wednesday in August of 2016 starts out just like any other Wednesday or any other day. American citizens wake up in the morning and get around for work at the same time that other Americans are coming home from their graveyard shifts. In a town in Georgia, Wednesday begins with a train accident. The possibili...

  • The Blackout Killer [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {BOOK THIRTEEN OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} Forensic analyst Bo Austen-Taylor isn't bothered by much. He's seen many vile human beings do even more vile things in his thirty-nine years, and it's made him numb to most of what he sees on the job. He isn't prepared for the scene he's called to one early, warm Aug...

  • Cut to the Kill [EXCERPT]
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    [EXCERPT] In New York, a woman is pulled out of the river, the letters 'CGK' carved into her right hip. In Washington D.C., two FBI agents work to catch their serial kidnapper before he can begin his next round of February kidnappings. The homicides in New York continue, each victim linked with the CGK signature. It i...

  • Minor Chords [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {A BO AUSTEN PREQUEL} They say everything around you changes when you meet 'the one'. They always talk about the way time slows down when you finally see 'the one'. They talk about the way everyone and everything but your 'one' simply fade into nothingness. It's always said that you will immediately know y...

  • Serial Killers Anonymous [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {A BO AUSTEN PREQUEL} Killing can be considered either an illness or an addiction. While an illness can usually be cured, an addiction as severe as the dark urge to kill must be fought. "Nicole, welcome to Serial Killers Anonymous." Nicole Cooper takes to a serial killer support group as her new hunting gr...

  • The Minetti Horror Twins [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] Given up for adoption the day they were born, Tito and Vito Minetti spend the next six years in the foster care system, bouncing in and out of houses of families unfit for the twins. In 2004, shortly after the boys turn six, they pack up what few belongings they have and run away. On the run for three days...

  • Mammoth [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {A BO AUSTEN PREQUEL} Stick a man in the middle of nature and he'll tell you what it means to him. For some, it's a sense of peace, for others, it's a place to hunt or go camping. For Trevor Hayes, the middle of nature is a place of freedom, the one place on earth that is truly judgment-free. The middle of...

  • Pitman's Legend [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {BOOK ONE OF THE JAMAL PITMAN SERIES} At the ripe old age of sixteen, Jamal Pitman is forced to join the crime family his father works within. Training to be a killer, nothing but a soldier taking orders from his bosses, the young boy holds onto the only shred of humanity he has left-his little brother. Wh...

  • The Werewolf [COMPLETED]
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    [COMPLETED] {BOOK TWELVE OF THE BO AUSTEN SERIES} The city of Los Angles averages three hundred homicides every year. On an early morning in April, a man is slaughtered, a single tally among hundreds. Police Chief Jamal Pitman, already bored at such an early hour, goes to the scene to see what another L.A. killer has...

  • The Robber Knight's Love
    11.5M 582K 70

    Ayla has uncovered a terrible secret: the man she loves is in fact her worst enemy. As a mighty army gathers to destroy her and her people, she must ask herself: will he join them to destroy her? Must she cut him out of her heart to survive? Or is there another way – a way to forgiveness and... love? Sequel to Robert...

  • The Robber Knight's Secret
    5.5M 385K 61

    The final battle for love, life and liberty has begun! Ayla has had to defend her people in the past, but this time, it is no mercenary rabble outside the gates of her castle: it is the army of the Margrave von Falkenstein himself. Her people are outnumbered and have nowhere to run. But they do have one last, desperat...

  • The Stolen Papyrus--Sample chapter only!
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    THE ARTIFACT GUARDIANS | BOOK ONE It's every archaeologist's dream to explore the hidden tombs of Egypt. Unfortunately for me, my dream turns into a nightmare when Xander Harrison, a childhood friend who betrayed me, joins my team. I came to Egypt to study the ancient past, not to be confronted with my own. Besides X...

  • The Journey To Thebes
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    PREQUEL--Archaeologist Daniel Sterling risked his career and reputation in order to save an artifact from the clutches of a tomb robber. Now faced with unemployment and snubbed by his colleagues, he isn't sure what he should do next until he catches wind of more grave robbing schemes. Inspired by Daniel's endeavor, hi...

  • Killing Me Softly (#Wattys2016)
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    On a bitterly cold January evening, Tracy Ellis went for a jog along Chicago's snowy lakefront and disappeared. Her body is discovered days later, her beautiful face bashed in with a rock. Police determine her brutal death to be a mugging gone wrong and drop the matter into their cold case files. Over a year later, T...

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