The U.S. is shaken by the death of the President. But the discovery of an anonymous group’s plans to seize power will test the nation like never before. Elizabeth and her covert team fight to uncover and neutralize the threat while their own lives hang by a thread. Whispered Lies Government secrets are being sold and the newly-sworn-in President of the United States already feels out of options. Without knowing the full scope of the scandal, the president decides to turn to the one person he knows he can trust—former FBI Agent, Elizabeth James. Her deep distrust of the system is rooted in her unfair discharge from service. Now she sees a chance to restore her reputation and send a message to those that would use their power to destroy others' lives. Elizabeth is ordered to do whatever it takes to end this criminal organization, but she's also told that this is completely off the books. Nothing can point back to the president until the entire network is dismantled. Elizabeth can only rely on her team comprised of a computer whiz and a former Air Force Pararescueman to get to the bottom of the leaks. Every decision could cost them their freedom . . . or their lives. What Elizabeth didn't count on was her heart becoming as entangled as the lies she tells to uncover the truth. With her heart now in the game, Elizabeth works on guarding those she loves as she dives headfirst into danger. Can Elizabeth follow the leads and take out the leaders of the secret group before the whole world is thrown into chaos? Rogue Lies The secret is out . . . The secret investigative group that Tate Carlisle works with has just discovered a major piece to the puzzle. Those responsible for trying to steer the governments of the world from the shadows are slowly being unmasked. While Tate has never stepped on a battlefield, she is most definitely in the fight of her life. Tate’s new job as White House Press Secretary puts her in the line of fire from all sides. When she finds herself falling for her boss, the President of the United States, Tate is torn between her job, her duty, and her heart. She decides to put all of the cards on the table in a gamble that could end everything she has worked toward her whole life. Tate finds herself deep in the secret world of payoffs, affairs, and a battle for the soul of the United States. Split-second decisions are now a matter of life and death . . . but will the next lead story be about her death or those she cares about? Shattered Lies The time has come to step out of the shadows . . . Valeria McGregor was a better shot, a better fighter, and smarter than everyone she’d ever gone up against as an agent for the DEA. Then she’d uncovered illegal activity within her own organization and was fired as part of a cover-up. That was how she’d joined the secret group who reports only to the president. Valeria fully plans to find the men and women hell bent on ruling the world from the shadows, but she also has revenge on the mind. Valeria left the secret team thinking she could go undercover and get to the bottom of how this shadow group was funded. Valeria discovered too late that when it comes to true evil, it’s best to face it with your team at your back. Alone and on the run, Valeria is being hunted by some of the most dangerous people on the planet. She has learned how the shadow group has been funded and what they have planned next, but she still has to find out where. If the shadow group pulls it off, then there may be no stopping them. Desperate to escape, Valeria calls her team only to find they aren’t close enough to help her. Grant Macay, a trusted Air Force Pararescueman, is brought into the fold and sent to rescue Valeria. With her past at the DEA alive and threatening her survival, and the world’s most vicious drug lord hunting her, Valeria and Grant must make their way back to the team to prepare for the battle of their lives.
Gamers Two points for brushing your teeth. Ten points for keeping your room tidy. Seventy-two points for the Bioeconomic Game Design pop quiz on the ride to school in your personal FunCar. Another thirty for making every hurdle in gym class. Life is a game, unless you're not the one winning. Gabby DeCorte, top student and reality-hacker extraordinaire, has been doing whatever it takes to keep her best friend, Zaela, from falling behind in LifeGame. Zaela has gifts of artistry that amaze Gabby, but none of those skills translate in LifeGame and with final exams coming up, they can't afford to waste a single minute. But when a mysterious group called the Frags contacts Gabby claiming to know what really happens to the losers of LifeGame, she must choose between winning and what she believes in. Frags When the Frags escape to the Freelands, they find freedom has its own challenges. Without the familiar rules of LifeGame, Gabby and the Frags stumble from one dangerous Freeland to the next, while conflict in the group threatens to split them up. As the trail to Zaela becomes confused by the looming war, Gabby must reinvent herself or never see her best friend again. Coders When Gabby infiltrates the Southlands, reality becomes a dangerous game. Desperate to reach Zaela before war erupts, Gabby takes a chance that puts her life in peril. She asks the Coders to send her into the Southlands as a spy, a request she quickly regrets. Now she faces a new enemy, one that knows everything about her and exposes her weaknesses in a game for her life. But before she can win, Gabby must wrestle with old wounds and finally come to grips with the person she was meant to be.
In The Seductress, Dylan Pierce plans revenge for his brother's disgrace against gold-digger Pamela Singer. Almost from the first moment though, nothing goes according to plan. Before he knows it, his feelings get involved. Has someone set the beautiful Pamela up, or is Dylan just another mortal falling under the siren's spell? In The Enchantress, Twyla Harper is very good at "recovering" valuables for a living. Then, she meets Nicholas Coultrain, who gets under her skin and into her heart. There's only one problem: Nick is determined to bring down the Enchantress whose heist has destroyed his company. In The Beauty, Alba Morel, a "trouble shooter" for the government, is running for her life when she's kidnapped by Patrick Jamieson, the man she loved and lost years before. Patrick believes she murdered his best friend. Can he choose between his head and his heart before time runs out? ** A Siren Erotic Romance. Morgan Ashbury is a Siren-exclusive author.
pdmac has created a fully imagined universe of great scope and clarity. This series introduces us to unforgettable characters… and a mystery of interstellar proportions…. Characters are purposely flawed and meticulously drawn. Beginning with the survivor of a shipwreck in space who has enough quirks to keep you guessing, the story spins its web in which you soon find yourself caught. Ambitious, literate, and insightful, if you like your epics chock full of surprises and ever mindful of the humanity's flaws and graces, you'll find Wolf 359 to your taste. Part sf, part fantasy, part epic, this adventure is only beginning.... – Amazon Reviewer The spaceship destroyed, his family murdered, Duncan finds himself stranded on a planet circling Wolf 359. Along with the only other survivor, a beautiful gladiator named Alexis, they encounter a civilization whose past reaches back only 1500 years. Their fortune stumbles from the start when Alexis is immediately forced to fight the nation’s berserker who underestimates his opponent, and pays dearly for it. Yet no sooner is she awarded his position, title, and wealth when she is called upon to lead the nation’s warriors in the first full scale battle she has ever experienced, against an enemy who take no prisoners. With the very real possibility of Alexis never returning, Duncan is left alone to fend for himself. Calling himself a wizard of the universe, he is brought before the Council of Prelates to explain his obvious heresy. Deftly answering their questions, he throws caution to the wind and challenges the nation’s high priest, Vix, to a contest of divine favor. The one who calls down thunder and lightning from the sky is the chosen one of God and becomes the nation’s high priest. The loser dies. Angry and nervous to be cornered into an arrangement that might reveal his own heresy, Vix quickly decides to preempt the contest by having Duncan murdered. Though he survived a destroyed spaceship, can Duncan now evade assassins? Can he really call down thunder and lightning?
In this must-read collection, join antiquities investigator Vincent Blake as he plunges headfirst into three heart-racing mysteries. Buckle up for nail-biting adventure … and maybe the most exciting treasure hunt you will ever take! 1. The History of Things to Come When Blake discovers a mysterious set of notes penned by Isaac Newton, he becomes the target of a world-shattering conspiracy. Caught in the crosshairs of two sadistic hitmen, Blake is propelled into a breathtaking race through London and its dark historical secrets. With time running out, he must solve Newton's deadly puzzle before the world is plunged into a catastrophe of biblical proportions. 2. The Devil's Architect Driven by unearthly visions, a convicted killer escapes from a maximum-security psychiatric hospital. Days later, a woman is ritualistically murdered in the grounds of a mysterious London church. When a Roman coin is discovered under the victim's skin, the police turn to Blake for help. Nothing can prepare him for what he has to face, because the church is not what it seems … as it has been designed by the Devil's Architect. 3. The Logos Code After a respected Freemason is found executed in a mysterious Templar cave, Blake is called in to solve the baffling case. When a second Freemason is murdered, Blake discovers a coded letter written by London's genius architect Christopher Wren that draws him into a deadly world of forbidden knowledge and veiled histories. In a frantic battle against time, Blake and an unlikely ally must crack Wren's "Logos" code before a ruthless enemy unleashes hell on earth.
Be very careful about what you wish for… Sergeant Major Tim Flannery’s personal life is in shambles. Just home from his sixth combat tour in Afghanistan, His wife has left him, his house is in foreclosure, and he feels like his entire world has disintegrated. With almost thirty years’ military and civilian police experience, he’s always been able to make the right decisions in tight spots, but waking to find he’s the sole survivor, after the entire Earth’s population is dead from an unknown calamity from the cosmos, he’s at a loss. Or is he? Follow him across a Continent, and then an Ocean, to find his fate, to see if one man can change the world, make a difference, make the hardest decision of his life, and save humanity once and for all…