Bombshell

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Bombshell

Stuart Woods


 

Teddy Fay (a former-CIS-operatiev, now Centurion Oscar-nominated stuntman) is the target of the gangster Gino Patelli. Gino Patelli blames Teddy (who was then Billy Barnett) for the death of his uncle (the former Head of The Family).

Teddy Fay (aka Billy Barnett – a movie producer, aka Mark Weldon – stuntman turned actor) has an assiassin iin search of his kill. To get to him, all the member s of the Centurion (an up-and-coming film conglomerate) are in danger.

A great read!






Written for The New York Times Best Sellers.

Credible Threat

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Credible Threat

J. A. Jance

Another Ali Reynolds Mystery



Archbishop Francis Gillespie hire Noon Enterprises to find a person who has threatened him before the person can assassinate the Archbishop. The Archbishop hopes to ‘save’ the assassin’s soul.

The local police have been notified of these anonymous threats, but the police dismiss them as inconsequential.

Soon, it becomes apparent, that the threats are real!

A great read!






Written for The New York Times Best Sellers.

Poetry in Devotion: Be Still and Know That I Am God/ The Valley

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Poetry in Devotion: Be Still and Know That I Am God

(and)

The Valley

Elliot Sexton Fuller



These two poetry/devotional books were written by the father of a very close friend.

The poems are captivating: The accompanying devotionals, passionately revealing.

A privately moving read.

 





Written for (not a) The New York Times Best Sellers (but might be soon).

A Good Neighborhood

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A Good Neighborhood

Therese Anne Fowler



Valerie Alston-Holt and her biracial son, Xavier, live in a small, quiet neighborhood of North Carolina.

Mr. Alston-Holt has passed leaving Valerie, a professor of forestry and ecology, alone to raise their musically-gifted son.

Enter a new family and a new house- The Whitman’s. The Whitman’s are very-well-to-do for the standards of this small community. Mr. Whitman is used to buying whatever he desires- and he desires the best- no holds barred- no rules above his purview.

The main character that causes the conflict in this story is the old oak tree in the backyard of the Alston-Holts. Because for the heavy-handed construction of the Whitman’s residence, the tree has been damaged.

Soon, Xavier’s life is at stake because of a fight for the rights of a tree.

An all-to-true read.






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Hush

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Hush

The Detective Harriet Blue Series

James Patterson


 

Former Detective Harriet Blue, an inmate at the local federal prison, is once again the victim of an inmate assault. At least Harriet Blue can usually give as good as she gets.

While incarcerated, the Police Commissioner’s daughter, a trying-to-recover addict is found missing- both she and her baby daughter.

The Commissioner visits the prison to try to enlist former Detective Blue’s assist in finding his daughter. He promises her a lifting of her suspension from the police department, and freed from incarceration, if she finds his daughter.

While at the prison, there is a major lock-down incident. The physician for the women’s wing of the prison is murdered.

Detective Blue accepts the offer of release and decides to not only try to find the missing daughter of the Commissioner, but to solve the murder of the doctor at the prison. The prison’s doctor was one of the only people that befriended Blue during her incarceration.

A quick read. You won’t put it down until the end!






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One by One

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One by One

Ruth Ware



The CEO and all the major associates have rented a beautiful ski chalet in the French Alps for a team-bonding convention.

The chalet’s staff, a full-service chef and a jack-of-all-trades housekeeper/ambassador are the only two coordinating the business retreat.

A fierce winter storm hits the Alp’s valley and an avalanche cripples all the small villages in the surroundings.

One-by-one, each of the member of the high-tech entrepreneurs are disappearing, or being killed.

A GREAT READ.

(The format of the book was a little different to delve into and understand, but once you knew what the author was doing … FANTASTIC!)






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The Last Trial

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The Last Trial

Scott Turow



Dr. Kirir Pafko, a Nobel Prize winner in Medicine and innovator/ scientist/ creator of a new break-through drug to cure cancer, is charged with fraud, insider trading, and murder.

Alejandro Stern, an eighty-five year old lawyer, steps from retirement, takes his case. The new cancer drug has saved the lawyer’s life.

Legal twists, moral ambiguities, and marital infidelities take this story on a roller-coaster ride.

You won’t want to put down this read until it over!






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Thick as Thieves

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Thick as Thieves

Sandra Brown


Arden Maxwell, now an adult orphan whose shady past includes a father who committed and murder and a bank robbery escaping with a fortune, moves back to her home place (the scene of the crimes) to try to find resolution and a new start.

Arden meets Ledge Burnet, a war hero with a very checkered past and many secrets of his own, as she is trying to not rebuild her home place as she rebuilds her life.

This is a story line with twist upon twist upon twist. You will love it!

Warning: As you read some of the scenes, you won’t want to close you eyes.








Written for The New York Times Best Sellers.

You Are Not Alone

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You Are Not Alone

Greer Hendricks



Shat Miller is rudderless in the world. Her life is going nowhere. Just when she thinks that life cannot get any worse, Shat witnesses a suicide- a jumper in front for a subway train.

While trying to come to grips with her dead end life, Shay meets the Moore sisters, Cassandra and Jane. They are everything she wants to become. And,,, They want her as a friend.

Soon Shay finds herself tied to a mystery that seems inescapable.

A great thriller mystery!!!

Well worth a read!








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Ruin and Rising

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Ruin and Rising

The Shadow and Bone Trilogy

Leigh Bardugo



The Darkling now rules Ravka. Alina and Mal, after many battles have lost again and are rescued by the Apparat, the leader of a religious order (complete with a commanding army). seeking to use Alina’s powers to free the world. But would the world be free under the control of this zealot.

Alina and Mal must once again team up to do battle once again.

A great concluding book!

 




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