J.J. Graves has seen a lot of dead bodies in her line of work... She's not only in the mortuary business, but she's also the coroner for King George County, Virginia. When a grisly murder is discovered in the small town of Bloody Mary, it's up to J.J. and her best friend, Detective Jack Lawson, to bring the victim justice. The murders are piling up...
"Like a pilot for a tv series..."
My name is Addison Holmes, and I teach history at James Madison High School in Whiskey Bayou, Georgia. You might be under the assumption that my life went to the dogs when my fiancé left me at the altar for the home economics teacher, or when I got notice that my apartment building was going to be condemned, or even when I was desperate enough to strip to my unmentionables to earn some extra cash. The truth is that I'm pretty much used to disasters following me around on a daily basis.
"Great start to a promising series"
J.J. Graves is back in Bloody Mary, but she's a long way from feeling at home. Between her physical scars from being the target of a murderer and the emotional scars left by her parents, she doesn't know who she can trust. But death doesn't stop for anyone. The first murder is grisly. The second even more so. And though things are shaky between them, she and her best friend, Jack, have no choice but to join forces and find the killer. Because the life of someone they love dearly hangs in the balance.
"Good murder mystery; very crude language."
Can ghosts really talk? J.J. Graves is about to find out when her past comes back to haunt her. But before she and Jack can resolve her past, they need to deal with his. Six years ago Jack was left for dead during a SWAT raid he commanded. He never speaks of what happened that day, but he doesn't have a choice after someone starts murdering his men. According to the FBI, Jack is either next on the list, or he's the one behind it all.
"A clever modern detective thriller series"
Wedding plans are in full swing in Bloody Mary, Virginia. J.J. Graves is ready to walk down the aisle and start a new life - despite the fact her father is still on the loose, blood money is stashed in her closet, and an unidentified body is missing from her parents' bunker.
"Pretty good mystery!"
The Private Investigator's Handbook Rule #1: Don't break the law Rule #2: See Rule #1 ...And then there's Addison Holmes, who makes up her handbook as she goes along. Addison is licensed to carry and she means business. The only thing getting in her way is a sexy detective, a neighborhood watch from hell, a dead billionaire, a black market sperm bank, and a long lost heir. Piece of cake...
"Addison is a hot mess (in a good way)"
Things are looking up for Addison Holmes. She's about to take her P.I. exams, she's living in sin with the man of her dreams, and she hasn't had a phone call from her mother in three whole days. But she should have known things were too good to last.
"Crude but funny chick lit"
Addison Holmes is at it again. When priceless Russian gems are stolen on their way to Savannah and the courier is murdered, all the clues lead back to an escort service that seems above reproach. But looks can be deceiving. Throw in a sexy detective and a dangerous FBI agent, and Addison finds out very quickly that she's in way over her head. But nothing is going to stop her from getting her man.
"Another Fun Ride!"
More than fireworks explode between Cade and Bayleigh when she discovers the real reason he relentlessly pursued her, but by then it's too late, because she's already been drawn into a deadly game of desire, deception and revenge.
Bad boy, Dane MacKenzie, is coming home to Surrender, Montana. It's been ten years since he left the woman he loved behind to make a name for himself, and now he's bound and determined to claim her once and for all. But Charlotte Munroe has no desire to welcome home the Prodigal Son with a fatted calf. The bitterness of Dane's betrayal runs deep, and she has no plans of letting him back into her life.
"Yummy little smexy reads!!!"
Grace Meredith is the CIA's most deadly assassin. Too bad she's gone off the grid and become a mercenary for hire. After the death of her daughter by a sniper's bullet, Grace can no longer stomach the demands of agency life or keep herself from blaming the only man she's ever loved. Her mind and body are fragile, and she knows she's just a step away from breaking down completely.
"007 Atmosphere and Hot!"
Audrey Sharpe works for no one but herself. Not even when the most elite security company in the country wants her. She doesn't have time to worry about MacKenzies. She's racing against the clock to hunt down the man who taught her everything she knows and to stop him from killing more innocent people. When sexy, but tough-as-nails, Archer Ryan keeps getting in her way, Audrey has to decide whether he'll be an asset or a distraction her body and mind can't afford
Mia Russo spent 10 years working undercover, entrenched in the dregs of society, before handing in her shield. Opening her own pawnshop is a piece of cake in comparison. All she needs is the bad attitude she developed on the streets and the shotgun under her counter to keep law and order. Until the day Zeke McBride walks into her shop. Zeke knows Mia has every right not to trust him. He was the one who chose the next op instead of her.
Bounty Hunter Naya Blade never thought she'd step foot in Surrender, Montana, again. Especially since there was a warrant out for her arrest. But when her skip ends up in the normally peaceful town, she has no choice but to go after him to claim her reward. Even at the cost of running into the cop who makes her blood run hot and her sense of self-preservation run cold.
Agent Brant Scott knows when a battle is lost. He's been an integral part of hunting down members of the del Fuego cartel for years, but it's not the violent criminals that have the ability to bring him to his knees. That honor belongs to one woman. And after spending a night in Darcy MacKenzie's bed, he knows he has to disappear from her life or risk her finding out the one secret that can make her despise him forever. Darcy MacKenzie is hell on wheels. At least that's what her brothers tell her.
"Yummy Smexy Read!"
When Evangeline Lockwood witnesses the murder of a prominent politician, the killers will do everything they can to make sure she can't testify. Since Evangeline's father was once deputy director of the CIA, he knows just who to call to protect his only daughter - MacKenzie Security.
Declan MacKenzie has loved the same woman for as long as he can remember, but after a mission early on in his career turns deadly, he realizes he can never have a wife or family and keep them safe. So he watches her marry another man.
"Liliana At Her Best!"
Dr. Eve Lovegood is an expert on relationships. Deemed the "Love Doctor" on a national radio show, she gives daily advice to all those baffled by the opposite sex. But none of her listeners would ever guess that her own painful marriage has left her bitter and disillusioned towards the institution. After all, who would take advice from someone who doesn't believe in love?Jake Murphy has tried for years to be a success on his own - without the aid of his trust fund and despite the constant disapproval from his parents. He's proud his construction company is something that shows his real worth.
"Short and sweet"
No one knows heartbreak like Jade Jax. After losing her husband to a tragic death, she doesn't believe love can happen twice. But after years of living a half-life without her husband, her body starts to waken again, and needs she'd forgotten come to the surface.
Ex-FBI sniper Shane Quincy is just trying to survive one day to the next since his wife's death two years ago - a death he blames himself for. The last thing he needs is to have the daughter of America's most infamous mob boss move into the apartment across the hall. Rachel Valentine is on the run from the only "family" she's ever known. When Shane Quincy saves her life, she has no choice but to tell him who she's running from, even though she knows it'll make him the mob's next target.