The Denver Post hails Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mystery series as a must-read. Joining the four previous novels - all of which have been Book Sense picks - The Dark Horse puts a unique Wyoming twist on the classic British village mystery. When Longmire meets a woman jailed for her husband's death, he travels outside his usual haunts to discover the truth behind this unusual murder case.
"Another outstanding book from Johnson"
Merritt Wenner has been self-destructing ever since the tragic deaths of her grandmother and her horse, and after an epic all-night bender she walks out of the SAT and disappears. Her parents, looking for a quick fix, ship her off to a residential equine therapy program. At Good Fences, Merritt meets Red - a failed racehorse and a terror in the barn. Red has never bonded with anyone, but Merritt is not afraid of him, which makes all the difference.
Rose McKenzie may be far from Earth with no way back, but she's made a powerful ally - a fellow prisoner with whom she's formed a strong bond. Sazo's an artificial intelligence. He's saved her from captivity and torture, but he's also put her in the middle of a conflict, leaving Rose with her loyalties divided. Captain Dav Jallan doesn't know why he and his crew have stumbled across an almost legendary Class 5 battleship, but he's not going to complain. The only problem is, all its crew are dead - all except for one strange, new alien being.
"A Perfect Sci Fi / Romance Series You'll Love!"
Tami Hoag, author of Dust to Dust, returns with "a definite winner," says Booklist. In a trailer in a Florida swamp, time is running out for Erin Seabright. A pawn in a kidnapper's terrifying game for a ransom no one can pay, her last hope is a washed-up ex-cop who has already lost it all - not once, but twice.
When high school student Derrick Booker, the only black student at a posh Orange County high school, is accused of killing his white girlfriend, ex-college football hero and detective Jim Knighthorse is hired to dig a little deeper into the murder. It doesn't take long for Knighthorse to realize that not all is as it seems at tranquil Huntington High, from a band director who preys on the innocent to a vice-principal with a secret agenda of her own.
"Will be looking for more from this author"
As 17-year-old Vivienne Taylor returns to Fairmont Riding Academy for the second semester, she just wants to get past the drama that dominated her first months at the school. Reunited with her beloved horse, Harmony, Vivvie vows to focus on riding, particularly with the announcement that a select group of students will be chosen to compete at a Three Day Event in Kentucky, with access to world-class coaches afterwards. Making the team is exactly what Vivvie needs to get to the next level.
"OHHHHH COME ONNNNNN!"
A set of three #1 bestselling mystery novels featuring private investigator, Jim Knighthorse. It includes Dark Horse, The Mummy Case, and Hail Mary.
"If you like Quinn's Chet and Bernie stories . . ."
It hasn't been easy, but horse trainer Dan Wheeler is beginning to build a new life for himself, finding his place in California with his lovers Evan Kaminski and Jeff Stevens. When things are going well, it's spectacular: there's affection, humor, and passion. But things don't seem to go well all that often. Dan continues to struggle with the loss of his previous lover and sometimes doubts that he even deserves to be happy; Evan is jealous of every rival for Dan's attention - including Jeff; and Jeff worries that he's too old for the younger men and wonders if he should bow out completely.
"Great 2nd book"
Dark Horse tells the intensely personal tale of a man who referred to his tour of duty with the Beatles as "a nightmare". Included are exclusive interviews with George Harrison, John Lennon, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Tiny Tim, and many others, as well as rare archival material.
Jeff, Evan, and Dan have been living happily together for the past two years. They still have problems, especially between Evan and Dan, but they're mostly able to convert the interpersonal disagreements to sexual tension - and then resolve it - so nobody's complaining. Then Dan's long-lost sister shows up seven months pregnant and on the run from the law, and the situation goes from complicated to overwhelming.
"Reviewed for Prism Book Alliance"
From master language creator David J. Peterson comes a creative guide to language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, game creators, and language lovers. Peterson offers a captivating overview of language creation, covering its history from Tolkien's creations and Klingon to today's thriving global community of conlangers.
"Great resource, but not conducive to audiobook"
Trouble follows horse trader Will Summers as soon as he sets foot in Dark Horses, Mexico. A party of men is intent on hanging Summers, believing him to be a horse thief, but not before they take him to their boss - Ansil Swann, the very man Summers is delivering four horses to. Will is saved from the hangman's noose when the men are waylaid by Ansil's beautiful wife, Bailey. Only Bailey has an agenda of her own, one that lands Will right in the middle of a deadly shootout.
"No story material if cussing and vulgar scenes taken out!"
Back country guide Jack Hughes has a problem. He has been hired by a software billionaire and his beautiful fiancée, Claire Coulter, to find a legendary fountain-of-youth in the California wilderness. Much to Jack's consternation, he discovers Claire can read the minds of animals simply by touching them. Jack can't allow her to touch him or even get close, for fear that she will discover his well-protected secret.Yet, the deeper into the California wilderness they travel and the more dangers they face, the more Jack finds himself yearning for Claire's special touch and a whole lot more.
"Unusual storyline for paranormal romance"
Political strategist Ralph Reed delivers an insider's look at presidential politics that sizzles with authenticity. Swirling with scandal, this electrifying contest includes a lady governor, an African-American general, and a third-party candidate. When personal tragedy transforms Governor Bob Long's heart, and terrorists level the political landscape, Bob battles to get on the ballot in all 50 states.
Just another typical week in the life of a paranormal investigator. I had barely arrived in Ireland to investigate a pooka terrorizing the villagers of Dingaleen when I got called to ride the fairy horse myself. When a pooka calls, you answer - and hold on for dear life. Unfortunately, the beast tossed me into a bog. Fortunately, my gorgeous guardian angel fished me out. Just barely. You see, Casper is still weak from tangling with an evil spirit on our last case. So he's not even much help to me in the land o' the green.
Paul Hammond is dead. That's what tough and sexy LAPD Detective Daniel Moran tells his lover, Hollywood actor Sean Fairchild - and Sean wants to believe him, but what about those threatening postcards in Hammond's handwriting? What about the fact that he's seeing Hammond everywhere he goes? Yes, Sean's had some emotional problems in the past, but that was a long time ago and he's not imagining things, so why is Dan looking at him that way?
"Another great story"
This audiobook previews The Dark Horse. The award-winning New Zealand film tells the true story of bipolar chess champion Genesis Potini. Listen to find out what the movie is about and how it was created.
What kind of person are you? If you caused a death - but no one else saw - would you confess? Five years have passed since former jockey Mark Presley chose to stay silent about the hit-and-run accident that left a young woman dead.
Do you ever wonder what would happen if Hitler had won the Battle of Dunkirk? Colonel Sir Edward Ware is about to find out when Rommel pushes him off the French beach with all his troops and then beats him to Britain in 1940. The chase ends up in Coronado, California, land of palm trees, the rich and famous - and swastikas! It's all ahead for the Republican Convention of 1940 in Philadelphia where a dark horse candidate is being selected with plenty of Nazi involvement.
Dan thinks about just driving, leaving the whole mess behind. He's got enough money. He could just arrange to get his stuff and his horse shipped to wherever he's going. Taking off is what he used to do when things got to be too much, and it worked pretty well, really.
"A Pleasant Experience..."