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Initial post: 2 Dec 2013 20:20:45 GMT
Mary Bale says:
Authors please post your books/e-books here.

Readers, I hope you enjoy some of the selection listed here.

I will start.
writing as Pamela St Abbs:
Smoke Shadows (Inspector Campbell Mysteries)
Water Weal (Inspector Campbell Mysteries)
Twisting Tide (Inspector Campbell Mysteries)

The Edinburgh detective plies his trade in East Anglia.

If you like Ruth Rendell or PD James you might like these.

Also, a collection of eight short mystery stories:
A Short Journey to St Abbs

Posted on 2 Dec 2013 22:22:00 GMT
The Briley Witch Chronicles - a coming of age paranormal fantasy series:
Book 1 - The Spirit Of A Witch
Book 2 - Storm Grey

Stone Of Argentos:
Bond Of Terror

Posted on 2 Dec 2013 23:23:00 GMT
The Bub says:
Thanks you, Mary.

Here's one of mine:

Little Guide to Unhip

Have you ever worried about not being quite hip enough? Or maybe you are one of those who flaunts your unhipness with abandon. Either way, Little Guide to Unhip is for you. Although it charts my own personal unhip top 50 with the likes of Christmas (!!!), Gilbert O'Sullivan, Morris Dancing, Vicar of Dibley, Sanitary Towels (with wings), and the colour beige to name but a few, I picked those characters, characteristics, attributes or material objects with a universally unhip feeling to them. Each is given an unhip rating up to five for you to keep a count of your own unhip rating, and some sections include a few personal anecdotes. There is also a 'bubbling under' list for a further 14 unhip things not quite making the top 50.

This book carries a warning: some readers may seriously dent their coolness if caught reading this material!

Posted on 3 Dec 2013 04:56:46 GMT
Roger Weston says:
Looking for an action-packed read? Check out:

New Release:
Pursuit: A Thriller
Paul races from the heart of Africa to the gem-rich island of Madagascar in pursuit of the world's most ruthless terrorist.

The Golden Catch
"If you like Clive Cussler, Matthew Reilly or Daniel Silva you will like this book..."

Fatal Return
"Roger Weston has penned another fast-paced, great...novel."

The Recruiter
"Great book, very very good action novel. This is one of those escapist novels that is hard to put down. Hope the author will stay with this character."

The Assassin's Wife
"Very exciting. Good story line. Well written. Action all the way. Good characters. Hard to put down."

Posted on 3 Dec 2013 08:20:28 GMT
Stevey55 says:
LAST ALIVE- the 3rd EDMONTON POLICE STATION thriller.

A SADISTIC serial killer is targeting families, and a damaged ex- policeman is tracking him down: Last Alive (The Edmonton Police Station Thrillers Book 3)

The blurb:

Reader Reviews

"This is a thrilling read. Highly recommended."

"The plot twists and turns- that's this writer's real strength."

Product Description

Two years after the brutal massacre of a family, the Family Killer strikes again.

The M.O. is the same as before - he leaves one female alive and sends her a taunting text message.

Ex- detective sergeant Terence Marsland is trying to forget his former life as policeman and husband, when he's begged by the Family Killer's original victim to privately reinvestigate the case.

Against his better judgement, Marsland becomes embroiled in a race against the official police investigation to find the killer while struggling to keep his own fears and insecurities at bay.

Marsland realises that the killer likes to observe, to soak up the agony of the victims he leaves alive - but he soon becomes the victim himself.

Out there somewhere the Family Killer is watching...

Book four of the series is coming in the new year.

Posted on 3 Dec 2013 15:44:40 GMT
A.H. Scott says:
A.H Scott Presents : The 7 Books Of Giftsmas!!

(****hum along in the key of "The 12 Days of Christmas", if you please***)

For the First Book of Giftsmas A.H. Scott gave to me - "A Delilah Archer Mystery" for Free
For the Second Book Of Giftsmas A.H. Scott gave to me - "Origami" for Free
For the Third Book of Giftsmas A.H. Scott gave to me- "A Missed Flight" for Free
For the Fourth Book of Giftsmas A.H. Scott gave to me- "Catalina's Commotion" for Free
For the Fifth Book of Giftsmas A.H. Scott gave to me- "Ursula Unwrapped" for Free
For the Sixth Book of Giftsmas A.H. Scott gave to me- "Hot Butter, Hot Hands, Hot Cakes" for Free
For the Seventh Book of Giftsmas A.H. Scott gave to me- "Sudsy" for Free.........

Starting from now, A.H. Scott invites you to "The 7 Books Of Giftsmas", until December 23, 2013. Pop on over and pick up these FREE Amazon Exclusives.

Raise your fingers and click a book for FREE on me (A.H. Scott).

Tis' the Season for Giving (And, a way of saying THANKS to anyone who has taken the time to read anything which I have written over the years)

As 2013's winding down, the trumpets of 2014 will be about to sound. Pick up a FREE book, while this offer is still around.

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Here are the 7 books with their FREE PROMOTIONAL DATES and descriptions with links below :

BOOK 1. Friday, November 29, - Tuesday, December 3, 2013
BOOK 2. Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - Sunday, December 8, 2013
BOOK 3. Monday, December 9, 2013 - Friday, December 13, 2013
BOOK 4. Saturday, December 14, 2013 - Wednesday, December 18, 2013
BOOK 5. Saturday, December 14, 2013 - Wednesday, December 18, 2013
BOOK 6. Thursday, December 19, 2013 - Monday, December 23, 2013
BOOK 7. Thursday, December 19, 2013 - Monday, December 23, 2013

A Delilah Archer Mystery: The Case Of The Cheeky Co-Ed - Friday, November 29, 2013 through Tuesday, December 3, 2013

A DELILAH ARCHER MYSTERY: THE CASE OF THE CHEEKY CO-ED - When Kentucky socialite Constance Stuart hires private investigator Delilah Archer, this mother has no idea what her little Lottie is really up to behind the walls at the Baynebridge Academy. Delilah finds out that the toughest lessons are taught after dark.

Behind the walls of the Baynebridge Academy, Southern charm of the student body had a way of allowing fresh cream to always rise above the rest of the crop.

After all, the destination of Archer's assignment was a town called Pleasureville.

UK - A Delilah Archer Mystery: The Case Of The Cheeky Co-Ed

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Origami: Jasmine's Journey - Wednesday, December 4, 2013 through Sunday, December 8, 2013

ORIGAMI: JASMINE'S JOURNEY - Jasmine needed a special type of tutoring in her first year of study at Tokyo University. A friend of hers, Kapaya, suggested she get a mentor instead.

His name was Teyoko.

Lessons Jasmine learned behind the walls of Teyoko's domain, would give her wisdom beyond books.

Besides, Jasmine found it hard to read a printed page when she was blindfolded.

A.H. Scott unfolds, "Origami: Jasmine's Journey".

Fantasy by design.....

UK - Origami: Jasmine's Journey

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A Missed Flight - Monday, December 9, 2013 through Friday, December 13, 2013

A MISSED FLIGHT - Strap in for a tempestuous trip from the mind of A.H. Scott.

You can take off without even leaving the ground.
Now Boarding!! Now Boarding!!
This is "A Missed Flight".

As Nancy saw her flight take off the ground, she thought it was missed. Yet, timing which seemed wrong, actually was perfect all along.

For a certain class of business traveler, pleasure is an unexpected coincidence.

Power trips. Power shifts. Ready for take-off?

UK - A Missed Flight

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Catalina's Commotion - Saturday, December 14, 2013 through Wednesday, December 18, 2013

CATALINA'S COMMOTION - Catalina used transportation to her benefit. Public encounters with men was the best part of it.

Catalina takes a ride.

A.H. Scott stamps your ticket to titillation in "Catalina's Commotion".

UK - Catalina's Commotion
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Ursula Unwrapped - Saturday, December 14, 2013 through Wednesday, December 18, 2013

URSULA UNWRAPPED - Ursula needed a raise. Denise needed satisfaction. Both got what they came for - IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE.

A.H. Scott exposes varied skills of negotiation in "Ursula Unwrapped".

UK - Ursula Unwrapped

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Hot Butter, Hot Hands, Hot Cakes - Thursday, December 19, 2013 through Monday, December 23, 2013

HOT BUTTER, HOT HANDS, HOT CAKES - Hannah's got a surprise for her honey. It's a naughty tale of hotcakes, that's sexy and funny. Syrup and butter are a sticky requirement.

A.H. Scott is servin' it up steamin' in "Hot Butter, Hot Hands, Hot Cakes".

UK - Hot Butter, Hot Hands, Hot Cakes

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Sudsy - Thursday, December 19, 2013 through Monday, December 23, 2013

SUDSY - Sunny gets a surprise from a rubber duck and Chuck in "Sudsy".

A.H. Scott advises you watch out for the bubbles...

AMAZON US - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B009V2UMTM
UK - Sudsy

***Also, I invite you to check out my Amazon Author Pages worldwide***

A.H. Scott Author Page (US) -
http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B006H5SAG8
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A.H. Scott Author Page (FRANCE) -
http://www.amazon.fr/-/e/B006H5SAG8
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A.H. Scott Author Page (GERMANY) -
http://www.amazon.de/-/e/B006H5SAG8

...imagination takes flight......

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Posted on 3 Dec 2013 15:45:28 GMT
A.H. Scott says:
**horses are not the only animals in need of a saddle**

FREE TODAY ONLY - A Delilah Archer Mystery: The Case Of The Cheeky Co-Ed - Tuesday, December 3, 2013

(If you're in the mood for a mystery filled with secrets, suspicions and exposure of something a bit tawdry, then I've got the book just for you)

What Goes On After Dark, Are The Lessons That Are Never Forgot....

A DELILAH ARCHER MYSTERY: THE CASE OF THE CHEEKY CO-ED - When Kentucky socialite Constance Stuart hires private investigator Delilah Archer, this mother has no idea what her little Lottie is really up to behind the walls at the Baynebridge Academy. Delilah finds out that the toughest lessons are taught after dark.

Behind the walls of the Baynebridge Academy, Southern charm of the student body had a way of allowing fresh cream to always rise above the rest of the crop.

When the brotherhood of man mixes with honey, that which is sweet in the light becomes bitter in the night.

After all, the destination of Archer's assignment was a town called Pleasureville.

AMAZON US - A Delilah Archer Mystery: The Case Of The Cheeky Co-Ed

......sultry suspense on target.....

(after December 3, 2013 - the price returns to 99 cents)

**horses are not the only animals in need of a saddle**

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***Also, I invite you to check out my Amazon Author Pages worldwide***

A.H. Scott Author Page (US) -
http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B006H5SAG8
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A.H. Scott Author Page (FRANCE) -
http://www.amazon.fr/-/e/B006H5SAG8
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A.H. Scott Author Page (GERMANY) -
http://www.amazon.de/-/e/B006H5SAG8

...imagination takes flight......

Posted on 3 Dec 2013 15:45:47 GMT
A.H. Scott says:
***In the house of Kishuriko; discretion is optimum, as is hand in glove***

FREE FOR 5 DAYS - Origami: Jasmine's Journey - Wednesday, December 4, 2013 through Sunday, December 8, 2013

ORIGAMI: JASMINE'S JOURNEY - Jasmine needed a special type of tutoring in her first year of study at Tokyo University. A friend of hers, Kapaya, suggested she get a mentor instead.

His name was Teyoko.

Lessons Jasmine learned behind the walls of Teyoko's domain, would give her wisdom beyond books.

Besides, Jasmine found it hard to read a printed page when she was blindfolded.

A.H. Scott unfolds, "Origami: Jasmine's Journey".

Fantasy by design.....

AMAZON US - UK - Origami: Jasmine's Journey

***In the house of Kishuriko; discretion is optimum, as is hand in glove***

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***Also, I invite you to check out my Amazon Author Pages worldwide***

A.H. Scott Author Page (US) -
http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B006H5SAG8
----------
A.H. Scott Author Page (FRANCE) -
http://www.amazon.fr/-/e/B006H5SAG8
--------
A.H. Scott Author Page (GERMANY) -
http://www.amazon.de/-/e/B006H5SAG8

...imagination takes flight......

Posted on 3 Dec 2013 16:41:11 GMT
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Posted on 4 Dec 2013 13:04:51 GMT
Hi Mary

Simon Grant Mysteries:

HIDING THE ELEPHANT (Simon Grant Mysteries)
LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTERS (Simon Grant Mysteries)

and the latest, just published addition

For The Love Of Honey (Simon Grant Mysteries)

So many of you have told me how much you enjoyed the first two. I hope that the third will rank right next to them in your affections.

Posted on 4 Dec 2013 13:39:14 GMT
Hi,

The second book in my time travel trilogy, Only Time Will Tell is now out in Kindle Format and will be in paper back in around a fortnight Only Time Will Tell

The first part, Take Your Time, is already available in Kindle and paperback. Take Your Time

The books follow the adventures of the lead characters as they go back in time and try to change history with all its attendant risks for them and for the future!

Posted on 5 Dec 2013 07:23:28 GMT
A deadly, silent invasion leaves survivors befuddled, wary, and broken.

As ebook, paperback, and audiobook. Sci-Fi Publishing LCC
Hall of Fame in Science Fiction 2013 - Quality Reads UK Book Club
Winner of PRG 2012 Reviewers' Choice Awards in Sci-Fi.
Daimones (Daimones Trilogy)
US Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #31,187 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
#53 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > First Contact
#57 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > Genetic Engineering
#81 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Alternative History

"A story that is compelling and offers a glimpse into a realistic world that soon becomes something more. The elements of the plot allow the reader to explore human condition as well as a paranormal existence." -- Greenleaf Book Group, LLC

Judge, Writer's Digest 21st Annual Self-Publishing Book Awards
"Massimo Marino's Daimones is a compelling story that shows the full range of the human condition through otherworldly examples. [...] The what-ifs in this story will leave readers with bone-chilling concerns. This book is sure to have readers yearning for more from this author."

Vol.2 Once Humans (Daimones Trilogy)

Vol.3 Prelude The Rise of the Phoenix - Prelude (The Daimones Trilogy)

Posted on 5 Dec 2013 11:34:29 GMT
Hi again folks,
Please don't forget I'm donating ALL the proceeds of my 3 Kindle ebooks to The Red Cross, between now and Christmas. So, do take a look, and then please buy them to support this worthy charity. The Red Cross is currently SO fully stretched and needs every donation it can get to help those suffering in the Philippines as well as other desperate causes...

THE SECRET
JOANNA
A FACE TO DIE FOR

Thanks
Best wishes
Jan

In reply to an earlier post on 5 Dec 2013 13:06:07 GMT
mountainmama says:
Thanks for the invitation, Mary! Lots of books to choose from. Stock up now!

Political intrigue: M.O.D.. Where would you draw the line between right and wrong? (check out the YouTube trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnk8YbBKLOo)

Time travel adventure: Chronicles of Time: Book 1. Would you be able to save the world? (trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyBxe1CUwB4&feature=channel&list=UL)

Adventure: Novel Ideas. When the sun sets on a young girl's life, she takes fate into her own hands. (trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8gf1oVYZAI&list=ULjyBxe1CUwB4)

Happy reading.

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Posted on 5 Dec 2013 20:07:57 GMT
Bill Todd says:
Here's the first newspaper review for my new crime thriller ROCK HARD:

"PRIVATE Eye Danny Lancaster is off on a jolly with one of the Army mates who saved his life when he lost his leg in a firefight.
"Out of his Brighton comfort zone, in Gibraltar, he's soon up to his eyeballs in devilry. "Away from his kooky support network, the terrors and threats of the Rock's hard men force him to test his friendship while trust issues are explored and desperate Danny is pushed close to breaking point.
"But fans will know, if Danny's broke... he won't be the only one who'll need fixing.
"Explosive all the way to the end."

ROCK HARD

Posted on 6 Dec 2013 12:21:47 GMT
Falling Over, my new collection of short stories from Infinity Plus, is out now in both paperback and Kindle versions:

Sometimes when you fall over you don't get up again. And sometimes, you get up to find everything has changed:

An ordinary man who sees his face in a tabloid newspaper. A soldier haunted by the images of those he has killed from afar. Two petty criminals on the run from a punishment more implacable than either of them can imagine. Doppelgängers both real and imaginary. A tranquil English village where those who don't fit in really aren't welcome, and a strange hotel where second chances are allowed... at a price.

Ten stories of unease, fear and the weird from James Everington.

"Good writing gives off fumes, the sort that induce dark visions, and Everington's elegant, sophisticated prose is a potent brew. Imbibe at your own risk." - Robert Dunbar, author of The Pines and Martyrs & Monsters.

"The horror angle in the stories is almost always a metaphor for other things - loneliness, fear, isolation, regret. The word "haunting" really does double duty here... Beautifully written, evocative, masterful...what shines through these stories is the author's love of language." Red Adept Reviews, 2011 Indie Awards Short Story category.

"Everington is excellent at evoking a mounting sense of unease, turning to dread, that close, oppressive feeling when everything is still and ordinary, but the whole world is filled with the sense that something huge and terrible is just about to happen." Iain Rowan, author of One Of Us and Nowhere To Go.

Posted on 6 Dec 2013 14:11:19 GMT
Bill Todd says:
Really delighted with this 5* Amazon review for my new crime thriller ROCK HARD

Danny Lancaster is Britain's answer to Jack Reacher - 5 out of 5 stars
This is private investigator Danny Lancaster's 4th outing and he leaves his adopted home of Brighton for sunny Gibraltar to help out an old Army pal. His mate is up to his neck in the brown stuff - working as a hired gun for a ruthless criminal gang. The plot involves Russian mafia, a mystery Mr Big, a shady outlet of the British secret service and one very special cargo. This is as much a thriller as a whodunit that leaves you guessing to the very end. If you like Jack Reacher you'll love this British version.

ROCK HARD

Posted on 6 Dec 2013 15:57:50 GMT
Minijax says:
If you're looking for a stocking filler, why not try A Bottle of Plonk?

Available in both paperback and ebook, it's a series of stories linked to each other by a bottle of wine, which is passed from one character to another and taken on a journey through a number of diverse situations.

The novella's themes are many and various, but are more concerned with relationships than alcohol. Lots of people have enjoyed it, so I hope you'll give it a try. 24 reviews, mainly 4 star, and only 88p as an ebook.

Posted on 6 Dec 2013 15:59:53 GMT
Do you like fantasies with elves, magic and villains? Where there is transfornation and prophecy ? Well have I got a book for you!

The Traveler

Posted on 7 Dec 2013 14:07:38 GMT
Alison Buck says:
Thanks, Mary ;-)
Here's a mention of my second novel:

*** ABIDING EVIL ***
A supernatural thriller, but not a gore-fest

29 ✭✭✭✭✭ reviews

"THOROUGHLY ENJOYABLE"
"IMPOSSIBLE TO PUT DOWN"
"AN ATMOSPHERIC THRILLER IN EVERY WAY"
"WILL STAY WITH YOU LONG AFTER YOU'VE READ IT"
"GREAT DESCRIPTIVE WRITING"
"CHILLING AND UNSETTLING"
"I CAN'T RECOMMEND THIS BOOK HIGHLY ENOUGH"
"A COMPELLING AND MEMORABLE READ"
"BEST BOOK I'VE READ IN AGES"
"FANTASTIC"
"GRIPPING, A REAL PAGE TURNER"

A group of friends and their children travel to a newly re-opened hotel that stands a mile or so within the boundaries of a vast, ancient forest. Cut off by an unexpected and powerful early snowstorm they soon realise that the almost impenetrable forest surrounding them is hiding a dark, abiding malevolence.
And it is hunting them.
Battling the deep snow, poorly equipped and with no communication or hope of help from the world beyond the trees, the friends are thrown into a desperate and terrifying fight to survive.

Alison Buck:
Abiding Evil
Devoted Sisters
[Re]Awakenings

Posted on 7 Dec 2013 14:10:51 GMT
JoyceW says:
Hi everyone

Just to let you know that from now until Christmas, all proceeds from the sale of my three books will be going to the Red Cross in aid of the Philippines and Syrian refugees. As you know their finances are stretched to the limit. Jan Warburton and I will be pooling our sales money to make as big a donation as we can, so please be kind and buy one of our books. (A review would be nice as well!)

Cheers

Joyce

A Gathered Radiance

The Feral Spy (Sequel to A Gathered Radiance)

The Gourmet Rotation Diet For Allergy Sufferers

Here are Jan's lovely novels :

The Secret

A Face To Die For

JOANNA

Posted on 8 Dec 2013 16:31:22 GMT
[Deleted by the author on 8 Dec 2013 16:32:29 GMT]

Posted on 8 Dec 2013 17:07:08 GMT
Hi everyone
Just to let you know that from now until Christmas, all proceeds from the sale of my three books will be going to the Red Cross in aid of the Philippines disaster and Syrian refugees. As you know the Red Cross finances are stretched to the absolute limit. Joyce Weaver and I have decide to pool our book sales money to make as big a donation as we can, so please be kind and buy one of our books listed below, all of which are very reasonably priced. Your support will be hugely appreciated.
(Any reviews of course would also be most welcome!)
Thank you so much...
Christmas good wishes from us both
Jan

The Secret
A Face To Die For
JOANNA

And Joyce's fab books are;

A Gathered Radiance
The Feral Spy (Sequel to A Gathered Radiance
The Gourmet Rotation Diet For Allergy Sufferers

Posted on 8 Dec 2013 18:26:29 GMT
Lynne says:
Great, fun read for the kid's Christmas holidays! Check out this humorous fantasy, it should keep kids of 8 to 13 amused for hours. Have a look at the reviews and 'look inside' to see what you think!
Caution: Witch In Progress

Posted on 9 Dec 2013 00:02:25 GMT
ANN SELF says:
Stone dogs sitting on gateposts in the moonlight have a phantasmal radiance. A centuries-old mansion behind them also glows in chalky light. The mansion is hiding many secrets from the past including a startling link to history. Two miles out on the estate, a monster Gothic barn holds a few secrets of its own.

ROMANTIC THRILLER series of three large Kindles, each book a complete story of over 100,000 words. Sizzling mysteries woven into the tapestry of a love story and the magic of Dressage.

Springhill Estate is deceptively beautiful. A nineteenth-century mansion shelters the wealthy Whitbeck family: Elliot the bullying patriarch, Cecily, tough and relentlessly ambitious, daughter Lucinda, blonde, beautiful and nasty, mentored by her arrogant grandmother Gladys in the fine art of upper-crust snobbery.
The multi-level Gothic barn is chock full of show horses, elite riders, coaches, stable personnel, and a wealthy investor in the Estate's European sport horses. What could go wrong here? Undercurrents of raging jealousy and a hint of supernatural will creep to the surface as Jane Husted fights to keep her head above water, ignore a man from her past, and keep her job as a showrider and trainer, not to mention her life.
Visit if you dare and mingle with the bluebloods and working stiffs. One of them is a killer. Some are not so visible.

SOMETHING MOST DEADLY , SOMETHING VERY GHOSTLY , SOMETHING MOST EVIL . Always clean romance. Great Christmas gifts, especially for the horse lovers in your family.
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