Charley Willis was 13 years old when her parents were killed in their family home and she was found hiding in a cupboard upstairs. Fifteen years later, Charley is marrying Seth Chambers. It should be the happiest day of their lives, a chance for Charley to put her past behind her, but just hours after the ceremony, she is missing. No one saw her leave. No one knows where she is. One thing is for certain
Seth is about to discover he doesnt really know the woman he just married. And his nightmare is only just beginning. A totally gripping psychological thriller that will keep you listening until the very last jaw-dropping twist.
©2018 Kerry Wilkinson (P)2018 Bookouture
On a beautiful island, under the Mediterranean sun, two families enjoy a well-deserved holiday. Then, one balmy evening, Emma's father is found unconscious on the sand. Everyone is hiding secrets. Who will you believe? Emma: I went up to Daniel, sunning himself by the pool, to break the news. Theyve been best friends for years, but it was like he didnt care that Dad was in hospital. Like it wasnt a surprise. Like he knew. Daniel: That girls deluded. No one knows where she was the night her dad ended up on the beach. And as for what she did to her own child...well, its her parents I feel sorry for. Imagine having a daughter like that and knowing what she did. Emma: Ive never trusted Daniel. And then I found the envelope, tucked away in Dads luggage. It explained so much. Theres a reason someone wanted to hurt him. I may have made mistakes, but Ive never lied like Dad has. Daniel: That girl knows more than shes letting on. Emma: Someone knows that I know, and theyll do anything to keep me quiet. Were trapped on the island, and I cant trust any of them. A unique and totally gripping psychological thriller.
©2020 Kerry Wilkinson (P)2020 Bookouture
Would you risk your life to save just one person? An incredible story of love, hope, and friendship; and a testament to humanity and courage in historys darkest days. 1941, Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. Professor Josef Held has never recovered from the loss of his beloved wife - and has no intention of ever letting anyone new into his quiet, safe world. It is a world where the clock ticks steadily in his mathematics classroom, where every equation has a solution. Every day he walks the same route home, past his neighbour Mrs Epsteins, to a home inhabited only by him and a cat he refuses to even name. But then the Nazis come for the Jews - and Mrs Epstein is killed. And Josef, in an impulsive act of courage, offers his student Michael Blum a place to hide. Michael is everything Josef is not: spontaneous, poetic, and unafraid to love. Even though his passionate relationship with a Dutch girl called Elke strictly is forbidden by the Nazis - for he is Jewish, and she is not. Desperate to give Michael and Elkes love a chance to survive, Josef gives Michael refuge in his attic: an act of bravery and resistance that will change both of their lives. But as the dark days of war continue, with danger and betrayal at every turn, no-one can be trusted, and no one is safe. If Michael is going to get back to the woman he loves, it is down to Josef - to find the hero inside himself, and do whatever it takes to keep Michael alive. A heartbreakingly beautiful story about love, trust, and courage against the odds, perfect for fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Lilac Girls, and The Nightingale.
©2019 Suzanne Kelman (P)2019 Bookouture
A dark and gritty thriller set in a dystopian near-future Los Angeles the year 2048. Written in the spirits of The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Tom Clancy. Gripping characters are put through hell pursuing a worthy goal in a thrilling story of war, romance, betrayal, and secrets. A private corporation lands on Mars before NASA in the 2020s. The secrets they learn from the Martian rock revolutionize energy and genetics for those exposed to an ancient artifact of unknown origin. On Earth, mismanagement of the world economy led to a global collapse. The corporation, rich from its exploits on Mars, buys out the debt of the world governments and takes total control of the globe. Corporate greed drives Earth to treat her own Martian colonies as slaves for personal gain. These colonies throw off the corporate oppression in a violent revolution. Fast forward to the year 2048 and Bowen, a competition fighter with a twisted sense of sarcastic humor, witnesses his world being ripped in half when the Martian colonists come back bringing a tidal wave of vengeance. In order to survive and stop the horrific violence, he learns he must bring a naïve princess of the Martian Empire to safety. Joanna, a cold-hearted warrior and personal guard of the princess, harbors deep hatred for the corporation and the people of Earth who killed everyone she once held dear on Mars. She learns her leaders are not who they say they are and finds herself caught in the middle of a deep conspiracy fabricated to create the war. She senses her confused feelings toward Bowen constantly splitting between wanting to kill him and wanting to kiss him. Vladimir, a boisterous alcoholic with a passion for archery, has his nice vacation in Los Angeles turned into a harrowing fight for survival. With luck, skill, and a lot of vodka, he manages to meet up with others seeking to end the war. His attention keeps getting distracted by a hot computer hacker running surveillance for him and his team. Low spent her whole adult life working as a computer hacker for the corporation. All shes ever known is punching binary numbers and loyalty to her employers. Upon working an assignment with a crack team thrown together at the last minute, she learns she can trust no one in her chain of command. Large powers are committing violent acts to keep the war going, but working together with Bowen, Joanna, and Vladimir, she thinks they might be just enough to set things right. An action thriller with a mix of sci-fi, mystery, and romance. Cold Solar contains soft sci-fi elements with near-future technology. That means it's written with simple scientific principles that anyone can understand and enjoy. It's targeted toward a general audience, so there's no lengthy discussions on chemistry or physics. It possesses just enough sci-fi to get you right back to the fast-paced plot!
©2017 Anthony Robinson (P)2021 Anthony Robinson
A truck bomb devastates Whitehall. Airliners are blasted out of the city skies. Multiple terror attacks kill thousands. The invasion has begun... Prime Minister Harry Beecham has escaped death by a whisker. Family, friends, and colleagues are missing or dead. London is a war zone. Harrys only option now is to flee the city and seek safety elsewhere. If he can find a way out through the chaos. Escorted by a SAS protection team, Harry plans to head to Alternate One, a secret government complex hidden beneath the western country hills, but as they make their escape from the besieged city, Harry soon realizes that the target is not just London... Its Europe itself. As England buckles before the might of the caliphates onslaught, the eye of the storm shifts to the north, where scattered British forces are gathering along an ancient border, arming up and digging in deep as they await the final, bloody battle for survival. This is weapons-grade war fiction. Download your copy now!
©2013 DC Alden (P)2018 DC Alden
Three long years of tyranny and bloodshed have passed since the invasion of Europe. Now a new dawn rises.... A nuclear attack shatters the fragile peace between Beijing and Baghdad. In Europe, caliphate forces are driven back across a war-torn Ireland and into the sea. As the tide turns and hope rises, hard decisions are about to be made.... Britains most senior judge, a ruthless tyrant and zealous caliphate disciple, is determined to crush the seeds of rebellion with her own brutal form of justice. A British resistance operative, secretly embedded with the countrys cruel elites, is forced to put his own life at risk as the walls close in around him. Far to the north, the kings Continental Army is preparing for all-out war. Within its ranks, four friends stand ready to assault the deadliest frontier imaginable, one that stands between them and the liberation of their homeland. And when the uprising begins, the mayhem that follows might cost them all their lives.
©2020 Darrell Alden (P)2020 Darrell Alden
In the freezing night sky over Nazi Germany, Harry Wakefield faces a terrible choice - jump from his crippled RAF bomber without a parachute or burn to death as it crashes to earth. Harry jumps...and survives the long fall with barely a scratch. Twenty years later, a powerful earthquake rocks the Berwyn Mountains in North Wales, waking Harry and his family from their sleep. Convinced that a plane has crashed on a nearby peak, Harry races up the mountain, only to discover the wreckage is not an aircraft. Its something else entirely. And theres a living, breathing survivor. As government forces lock down the mountain, others converge on the area, dark agents of powerful organisations who know the truth about extraterrestrials and their long history of earthly visitations. As the noose slowly tightens, Harry and his family must choose between betraying their strange visitor or evading the ruthless hunters determined to suppress all public knowledge of a bizarre and frightening phenomenon.... One that Harry has witnessed before in the skies over Nazi Germany.
©2020 Darrell Alden (P)2020 Darrell Alden
On the outskirts of London a humble migrant finally receives the order hes been waiting for. His mission is a simple one...kill as many as you can. In central London, a desperate police officer finds himself cut off and alone as deadly terror attacks ripple across the city and airliners fall from the sky, killing thousands and spreading chaos and fear. Trapped inside his besieged embassy, the US Ambassador is forced to make the toughest decision of his life as heavily armed terrorists storm the building in an orgy of death and violence. Across the channel, Europe has already collapsed. Now Britain is falling fast. Time is running out. The invasion has begun. The Lost Chapters is the thrilling companion work to Invasion: Downfall, containing storylines, characters and chapters removed from the original, plus some brand new, explosive content. A bolt-on that packs a serious punch. Download your copy now!
©2018 Darrell Alden (P)2018 Darrell Alden
What if you discovered your husband was a serial killer? Megan Miller is an ordinary woman with a young family - until a shocking discovery shatters her perfect world. When two young boys are brutally murdered in their tight-knit village community, Megan slowly begins to realize the signs all point to the lovable local primary school teacher - her husband. But when she begins to delve deeper into her husband's secret life, she makes discoveries that will make her question everything she knows - and make her fear for her young daughter's life. Facing an impossible decision, she is desperate to uncover the truth. But once you know something, it cant be unknown. And the more she learns, the more she wishes she never knew anything at all.... "A real success story...incredible." (BBC News) "Croft has an exceptional ability." (Writing Magazine) "A bright new star in crime fiction." (Mark Edwards, author) Adam Croft is the USA Today number-one best-seller of psychological thrillers Her Last Tomorrow and Only the Truth.
©2018 Adam Croft (P)2018 Adam Croft