In Evolution of a Killer you will meet Lazarus Solaris, killer, criminal contractor, free-lance CIA asset and multi-millionaire philanthropist. A modern day cross between "Robin Hood" and "The Jackal". A man as capable of random acts of kindness as he is violence - a sociopath with the tattered remnants of a conscience.
This is the first of "The Lazarus Chronicles", with 1 part thriller, 1 part mystery, 1 part romance and plenty of action. Learn how a 7 year old Iowa farm boy evolved into a world class assassin. His history is woven into today where Lazarus is executing a contract to relocate an embezzling South Texas Banker with subplots involving a Mexican Drug Lord and the exotic, Angelique Shaloub.
Lazarus is a master of disguise, well trained in the arts of acting as well as fighting. He uses his various "personas" to act as the mediator for the infamous "Chameleon", a nick-name he earned early in his career - a title of honor bestowed upon him by one of his earlist victims. "Cooper Johnson", his favorite alter-ego, plays a major part in Evolution of a Killer and you will find his character deceptively charming and equally deadly.
Surrounding Lazarus is a cast of characters that have become important to him over the years; from a young Japanese girl he rescued from abuse to Dan Grimsrud - NSA senior analyst and father to "Mr. Black", a CIA black-ops specialist that owes his life to Lazarus. There seems to be no limit what these people will do for Lazarus - or how far Lazarus will go to protect those that he forges relationships with. Toss in Langston Von Shepherd, Lazarus' coal black 100 pound canine companion, and you have a mixture ripe for excitement.
Come along for the ride which will take you from WWII Poland to modern day Argentina - with stops in Anamosa, Iowa, Chateaurenard, France, Rockport,Texas and Duck Key Florida along the way. You'll be glad you did and you'll be ready for the second book in the series: "Family of a Killer", where Lazarus continues the new chapter in his life with Angelique and the delightful Rebecca Newton, Angelique's personal assistant.
Two violent suicides leave Coroner Martha Gunn with some disturbing questions to answer – but the most difficult one of all lies closer to home . . . Gina Marconi was a beautiful young barrister with everything to live for – a loving fiancé, a young son and a successful career. So why did she leave her home in the middle of the night and drive her car into a stone wall? Soon afterwards, Patrick Elson, a clever twelve-year-old schoolboy, jumps off a bridge on to the A5. The victims are unrelated, but neither suicide makes sense. Could there be a connection? Then there’s a third unexplained death: DI Alex Randall’s wife, Erica. With Alex on gardening leave pending an investigation, Martha must search for answers to the questions raised by the suicides on her own. Not only that, she must confront the most difficult question of all: could Alex Randall be a murderer?
#1 New York Times bestselling author Sidney Sheldon’s most popular and enduring heroine—Tracy Whitney of If Tomorrow Comes—returns in a sensational sequel full of passion, suspense, and breathtaking twists.
Tracy Whitney never thought she wanted to settle down. With her suave and handsome partner, Jeff Stevens, she’d been responsible for some of the world’s most astounding heists, relishing the danger and intensity of life on the wild side. But there is still one thing missing from Tracy’s perfect life: a baby.
At first “going straight” feels like a new adventure. But as the months pass and Tracy’s longed for pregnancy doesn’t happen, she finds herself yearning for the adrenaline rush of the old days. When a mysterious and beautiful stranger enters their lives, Tracy and Jeff’s once unbreakable partnership is suddenly blown wide open. Jeff wakes one morning to find Tracy gone, vanished without a trace.
For more than a decade, a broken Jeff struggles to carry on knowing Tracy is out there somewhere. But the rest of the world believes Tracy Whitney is dead . . . until a series of murders leads a tenacious French detective to her doorstep. Eleven victims, in ten different cities, over nine years—all of the cities where Tracy pulled off some of her most brilliant capers. Someone is targeting her, manipulating a series of disturbing events and raising terrifying ghosts she thought were dead and buried.
Once again, this clever woman finds herself out on the edge, playing the odds in a desperate game of roulette. But this time, she’s got everything to lose—including the man she cannot forget.
Tomorrow has come at last. But it isn’t the future Tracy bargained for . . .
Murder Mystery - MURDER ON THE GOLDEN HINDRead this murder mystery series book on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or other device.Dylan Meyers has just finished up his recent mysterious murder investigation. Little did he know that soon he will find himself engrossed within murder of a Veteran Conductor on the Golden Hind Express, through poisoning.With the mysterious death and hardly any leads or evidence in the case, Dylan is up for a challenge.Though there is an accuse in the case, but is that accused the actual murderer or there is someone else, with ulterior motive, involved.The book is filled with a complete package of twists, murder mystery of a different sort.Once you start reading it, its difficult to leave it until the end.So download your copy today!Take action today!!
With more than fifteen million copies of her novels sold in Europe, Charlotte Link makes her chillingly psychological American debut, now in English for the first timeA suspenseful, atmospheric new psychological crime novel from Germany’s most successful living female authorAn old farm, a deserted landscape, a dark secret from times past with fatal consequences for the present. In the tranquil northern seaside town of Scarborough, a student is found cruelly murdered. For months, the investigators are in the dark, until they are faced with a copy-cat crime. The investigation continues as they struggle to establish a connection between the two victims. Ambitious detective Valerie Almond clings to the all too obvious: a rift within the family of the second victim. But there is far more to the case than first appears, and Valerie is led toward a dark secret inextricably linked to the evacuation of children to Scarborough during World War II. Horrified at her last-minute discovery, Valerie realizes that she may be too late to save the next victim.
Tourists and natives trolling bars and the scenic places that make up the French Quarter are being hunted. A mutilator intent on gathering trophies made up of swatches of skin laden with tattoos and scars is the hunter. The victims, left drugged but alive, are unable to help the police with a description of the perpetrator. With no clues and a serial criminal at large, the local police have no choice but to turn to the Serial Crimes Tracking Unit.
The Serial Crimes Tracking Unit, better known as SCTU, is used to dealing with dead bodies, so they are unsure their hunting skills will be useful. While the perpetrator might fit a profile, the living are of little help. After all, they don’t even remember being attacked. Dealing with the living, especially those who have been victimized has never been a strong point of Aislinn Cain. As Aislinn and her team go to work at solving this case, they find themselves in a race against the clock. It is only a matter of time before their serial mutilator escalates into a serial killer.
A broken man. An evil bargain. Will he wreck his soul to rebuild his life?Joseph Daniels longs to give his wife the child they both crave. So when she announces her pregnancy on their trip to the secluded family farm, he should be overjoyed. Problem is: the baby can't possibly be his... and the real father isn't the only fiend prowling the ghost-town streets.Bitter and humiliated, Joseph turns to a mysterious stranger with a cure-all for his troubles... at a staggering price. Only after the miracle pills bring out the demon in him does he discover the dark force taking him captive.Can Joseph fight his way back to freedom and family or will his soul be dragged to hell?The Demon of Decay is a standalone classic horror novel. If you like terrifying choices, blood-chilling suspense, and dark psychological twists, then you'll love Alex C. Gates' spine-tingling tale.Buy The Demon of Decay to battle the darkness today!
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