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Triple Shot: Charles Salzburg, Ross Klavan. Tim O’ Hara

Three stories in this anthology different yet the same in many respects. The first is Thump Gun Hitched focusing on two task force detective. There are two distinct personalities in this segment. Bobby Dane and Haran. Bobby is not an honest cop and he is passing information to someone named Tonjay and selling out the unit. His goal is to sell them out to a group of gun smugglers but since he’s a dirty cop he’s can’t be trusted. Things take a dark turn when Bobby falls into a situation where he has to consider the end result. Haran is the second detective and Bobby was supposed to be the top man on the team as they get set for the raid. A murder or was it an accident or an accidental death that Bobby takes the fall for and refuses…

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A Cunning Plan: Astrid Ardith

Divorce does not always play out the way you want it to and most times can be messy and nasty. Sloane Harper and her husband Tommy seem to have come to a parting of the ways since he was caught cheating on her. But, Sloane does not seem to grasp this and her mode of revenge is to stalk and hang out in front of his girlfriend’s apartment hoping to catch a glimpse of her and maybe even dome nasty dirt. That is just the start of this hectic novel filled with antics you won’t believe, Sloane’s critical mother Bizzy and her do nothing but hilarious housekeeper Claudia who is keeping vigil with her rather than clean her house or do anything worth while. Unfortunately for Sloane someone else is watching Kate’s apartment and this person has another reason which will get Sloane embroiled in…

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The Black Widow

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The Black Widow: Daniel Silva

With what is happening in the news today this book strikes a hard chord as the author takes us inside the training camp of ISIS and teaches readers about their missions, training and the end result of what happens to those that think they are going to Paradise and give themselves up to their ideology and way of thinking. Gabriel Allon works for the Office and is about to become the Chief but not quite yet. Things are getting out of control and they need to find out just what ISIS is planning and the only way to do that is to infiltrate with organization with someone of their own on the inside. But, who would take on this mission, risk their life and pray to Allah knowing that he/she might wind up the same as what they consider their martyrs. ISIS detonated a bomb…

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One Man : Andrew Gross

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One Man: Andrew Gross

Death camps bring back memories that will haunt the survivors forever. The screams, the flesh burning in the ovens as millions were marched to their deaths in a place that no one wants to revisit or see Auschwitz, Poland a place that my grandmother described to me in detail as she was one of the lucky ones to survive but the lasting effects were permanent. One man named Alfred Mendl, his wife and daughtere were sent there as the SS officers marched them to their deaths, he was spared to become part of their plan because of his mind and his work. But, the papers that they were given were burned and told they were forgeries just for the sake of folly of these sadistic men. Alfred Mendl, a professor at the Polish University watched his wife and daughter disappear and he became for appearances just…

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In the Service of the Boyar

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In the Service of the Boyar

Living in a wagon and searching for ways to earn many the people of this kumpania learn many hard lessons and begin to understand the ways and superstitions attributed to the land. Finding themselves forced to leave the safety of their homes this closely knit group of people after suffering the hardships of the weather and the landscape find themselves living outside of the castle of Count Dracula who refers to himself as The Boyar. His demeanor is quite startling and his appearance might concern some but these people have been hired to work underground to dig up the earth needed by the Boyar. But, some are fearful and some mistrust as they learn what happens when they do not heed his warnings and follow his rules. Danger all around them and then finding themselves dealing with wolves that if you attempt to hurt…

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Lady Alexandria Cassel scorned London’s frivolous social whirl, seeking adventure as a stowaway aboard a merchant ship. Drake Barrett was the vessel’s powerful captain—and a cynical duke who disdained a noble’s shallow life. At sea he revealed neither his origins nor his wealth, and to Alexandria he was simply a man who made her cool reserve fly with the winds… whose desire for her was as wild as the ocean they sailed.

Caught in the crossfire of war, they were shipwrecked on an idyllic island, where they tasted perfect passion… and tenderness. But Drake dreaded the day of their rescue—when his love would discover that the virile man she adored was at the pinnacle of the aristocracy she despised. Hardly did they suspect the base treachery that would soon threaten them… and the dangers each would brave to join forever their hearts and…

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The Mysterious Vanishing Place

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Mysterious Vanishing Place: Charles A. Salter

Charlotte is a curious nine year old who loves to explore and hunt in the woods. With a special sixth sense and perfect instincts she sometimes can ward off trouble but in this case her instincts at one point to not totally kick in and it might cost her more than just her life. The setting is Ellicott City, Maryland and the place is the woods as she goes deep inside the forest and finds a puppy hanging on for dear life. But, that’s not all there’s a giant piece of land that seems to be sinking and what she does not know it’s about to get even deeper and this patch of forest land seems to be vanishing. What does this all mean? Charlotte has what her granddad tells her are premonitions trying to help her understand why she somehow can sense danger…

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