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Pilate and his gang of disciples have been wreaking havoc across California, and nobody’s noticed except a traveller named Skye. While rumours about Pilate fly thick and fast, Skye knows he’s genuinely bad news – can she get someone to take notice before Pilate goes on a cross-country rampage?
When Shelby Pomeroy’s husband dies unexpectedly, she heads home to Tennessee, a young widow with a young daughter and a lot of debt. Hoping to put the past behind her, she settles in with the family she left five years ago, but it turns out trouble has followed her home…
In an underground laboratory, a selection of specialised scientists work to cure a killer virus sweeping the world. Can they come up with an antidote before it's too late?
Jenna Ramey has a corker of a case on her hands: a clearly disturbed shooter with no discernible motives had a rampage in a Lowmans, and Jenna’s only witness is a six year old girl. Can Jenna get to the bottom of this senseless crime before others lose their lives?
Avery Delacorte is on her way home to Brookline for a college break when her plane goes down over the Rocky Mountains. Survival seems tough, but Avery's return to civilisation, and school, is unexpectedly more challenging by a long shot.
Adam Price's calm is shattered by a stranger, who approaches him at the American Legion Hall and tells him one of his wife's big secrets. Can Adam put aside his feelings about his wife and try and uncover why the stranger approached him in the first place before irrevocable damage is done?
Howard W Campbell Jr. sits in an Israeli jail, an American-born German national waiting to be tried as a Nazi war criminal in 1961. This is his story.
Frank Mackey runs undercover in Dublin, and runs it well. He’s firmly focussed on his present; his job, and his daughter. But his past is about to catch up with him.
A Parisian art piece scanning decades is unearthed in its final incarnation, and a grisly discovery is made – the body of a man, murdered thirty years ago, comes with the art. Can Nico Sirsky break this coldest of cases? Because it seems as though the murderer isn't done yet...
A book about Bikram: the yoga, the man, and the community.
Pike Logan has no official resources, no time, and no information – and his friend’s niece is missing, along with the vice-president’s son. Can Pike find one or both of them before it’s too late?
Nicky Thomas wakes up in hospital after a car accident and doesn’t recognise her husband, or remember anything aside from the fact that her little girl, Vero, is missing. However, the police think something suspicious is afoot, particularly when they can find no record of a child in Nicky’s life. Can Nicky recover her memories and uncover her past, laying her ghosts to rest?
Dana Nolan is the sole survivor of Doc Holiday, a sexual sadist who she killed to escape. Returning to her hometown with a head injury is not what Dana had planned for her mid-twenties, but life in her small town gets interesting when she tries to solve a seven year old mystery which has been sitting in her subconscious and her injury has brought to the fore.
Nico Sirsky is back, recovering nicely from his last brush with a killer. His next case? An apparent suicide takes an unexpected turn. Can Nico uncover the twisted intentions of a very determined killer?
The body of a child is found on an archeological dig. Who steals a childhood, and why? The Dublin murder squad have to pool every resource, dig into their pasts, and try not to implode.
Book review: The End Of The City by David Bendernagel
Teenager Ben Moor is a born runner, but he can't escape from suburbia, the death of his father, or what he's going to do for the rest of his life. On the brink of adulthood he's forced to rethink relationships, perceptions of masculinity, and social destruction.
An eclectic mix of short stories from authors featured on the Awesome Indies website, Awesome Allshorts has something for every reader.