In this fourth novel, The Aikido Sensei, we meet Parker's old Aikido Sensei, a man of charm, humor and gusto. But a man who has also quit teaching Aikido. In a bid to rediscover himself and spend the rest of his life living in grace and simplicity he moves to a small town in Maine. But hey, he's old, not dead, and he's found a special woman he is very interested in getting to know. Before Parker gets the chance to meet her, mystery and murder changes his life forever and it is up to Parker to solve the crime....
"I don't think he likes women very much!"
In the tradition of 80s slasher films and old school horror comes the new audiobook from award-winning author, James Melzer. Tasked with cleaning out his recently deceased grandmother's cabin, Trevor and his three friends prep for a week of fun and debauchery in the woods, but when they get to the middle of nowhere they quickly realize that nothing could have prepared them for what they find at Whisper Lake. It turns out grandma had a secret, and it's waiting for them in the woods!
Mourning his son after a tragic accident, Staff Sergeant Samuel Mulwrey must command his Army Ranger platoon during cold-weather training in the wintry wilds of Alaska. It's his last chance to pull his troops - and himself - together. After a blinding whiteout separates Mulwrey and three other Rangers from their unit, they seek refuge in what seems like a cheerful, homey chalet nestled in the savage wilderness. Except nothing is as it appears. The place possesses a dark and disturbing history.
"Taut and suspenseful."
High school senior Billy Tanner only wants one thing: Valerie Pigeon. Unfortunately, Valerie is dating the one guy who has tormented Billy since grade school: Rick Monroe. When his grandmother gives him a Ouija board for his 18th birthday, Billy finds himself communing with an entity known as Sam, who slowly gives him the confidence and strength to not only talk to Valerie, but to face his bullies, transforming him into a whole new person.
"Nice and short!"
Danny Owen. A hard-charging detective who thrives on the thrill of the chase, the danger in the catch. His life is the street. Dark alleys and vicious crimes fill his every waking moment, and often his dreams. Until tragedy turns his world upside down. Transferred to District One, considered the tamest slice of the city, Danny is partnered with veteran detective Jack James, a cool and methodical investigator whose near legendary tenure is considered pivotal in creating the District's peaceful environment. But even shining cities have their shadows, and the new partners find themselves facing a cold and calculating killer.
"Great New Narrator"
In The Aikido Caper Sensei Parker faces a mysterious challenge when someone decides that the classic movie, Above the Fray will not be re-made. He is hired to protect the star and his wife, known collectively as Thadenzuela - Thad Deep and Valenzuela are Hollywood stars of a great magnitude and won't allow their bodyguard to wear a gun. In comes Parker, an aikido master and head of a school that is falling on hard times. He needs a job and they have one for him: protect them.
In the beginning of the 19th century, the two murderous Harpe brothers (pronounced Harp), loyal to one another but violently at odds, go on a yearlong killing spree in the American frontier, dragging with them the three wives they share between them; women who form a triangle of dependency, loyalty, jealousy, hatred, betrayal, and love.
"Rough, but engrossing"
The bodies are piling high - 36 unsolved gangland murders at last count - and FBI Supervisor Hans Bauer has to do the unthinkable: put tough, independent Special Agent Frank Murray back on the squad he was twice kicked out of, Organized Crime. Mafia Kingpin Nick Scarponi is back from prison and orchestrating the bloodiest reign of mob killings in Philadelphia history and Frank Murray, who tossed Scarponi in the can three years earlier, is his number-one target. The taunt, tense, visually gritty story grabs you by the throat.
At the height of the American Wild West, two friends and scientific colleagues went to war. Each scrambled to out-wit and out-discover the other in a race to unearth the skeletal remains of dozens of previously undiscovered species of dinosaurs. What began with spying, bribery, and theft, quickly exploded into a bitter feud involving hired gunfighters, secret deals, and sticks of dynamite.
"Interesting Discovery/Old West Story"
When John wakes on the shores of Caprecia, he realizes that something is terribly wrong. Having been discovered and awoken by kind and caring strangers, he comes to find that not only is he nearly paralyzed and unable to talk, but his memory has failed him as well. Eventually overcoming the phenomenon that left him physically impaired, John learns from those who take him in that he isn't alone in his strange circumstances.