Cole finds a desperate message asking for help from Ellie, one that got away. The one that has continually haunted his life. Cole drops everything and flies to California. He must find what would make her so desperate, she would call him after so many years. Cole finds her terminally ill, and abandoned by her husband. He discovers while Ellie was heavily medicated, she mistakenly signed a power of attorney. Now her estranged daughter Erin's inheritance won't go to her, but her abusive step-father.
"refreshing change "
A collection of short mystery stories by award-winning author Bill Pronzini. In "The Man Who Collected the Shadows", a mild-mannered file clerk with a passion for pulpy detective stories learns that he has supernatural powers. In "Shade Work", a con man picks the wrong marks. Fans of mysteries and detective novels will enjoy listening to these 14 entertaining stories.
The Treasure was originally taken from the Second Temple in 69 AD, just before the Romans sacked Jerusalem and the Temple. The Treasure was split up and hidden in 64 different places in and around Jerusalem. Those locations were documented on the Copper Scroll found with the Dead Sea Scrolls. The first of these scrolls were found by Bedouins in caves at Qumran in 1947. The Copper Scroll was later found in cave number 3 by professionals in 1952.
After escaping her abusive husband, life is finally good for Camille LeGarde and her daughter, Shelby. She has a great relationship with her new husband, Gus, who also loves Shelby like his own child. But the LeGarde family's fragile oasis is shattered when the man of Camille's nightmares is released from prison.
Thibodaux James Renwalt, or Tibby as he was called by his friends, was just your typical Earthman. Recently discharged from his service in the United Stated Navy and working as an engineer for the city of New Orleans, maintaining the pumps that kept the city dry. Tibby decides to spend some time at a fishing hole in the swamp shown to him by his grandfather when he was a small boy.
"Not too shabby"
Music professor Gus LeGarde is about to embark on a European honeymoon with his new wife, Camille, when his socially challenged brother-in-law receives a mysterious invitation to visit an ailing relative in Germany. Siegfried can't travel alone, but the newlyweds have no qualms over bringing him along. Unfortunately, their idyllic vacation takes a dark turn at the first stop in Paris, when Gus and Siegfried are caught in a bloody street brawl with a group of neo-Nazis.
"Another success for Lazar!"
A powerful coming-of-age tale of a young man destined to become one of the most powerful men Verold has ever known. It's a unique tale of adventure, adversity, and strength. Written with the hand of a poet and the heart of a warrior. The book's action and depth will astound as the reader delves deeper into the masterful world painted in detailed strokes.
The last place Gus LeGarde expects to find his old friend Byron Cunningham is in a plane that crashes in a field near his farmhouse. But that's just the first surprise in a series of shocking events beginning with the discovery of a Monet painting crammed into the plane's fuselage. Is it real? The trail leads Gus into a twisting trio of dangerous art world conspiracies. Gus fends off some very pushy collectors and soon realizes he may have crossed paths with treacherous criminals, putting his family at risk.
"The Liar's Gallery"
A Death in Manhattan -a glistening feather lies near the body. A Native American rights activist arrives in San Diego-a gleaming feather waits on the hotel bureau. A brutal murder discovered in Las Vegas-a brilliant feather is found at the scene. Chato Del-Klinne, drifting ex-professor, cannot let the Las Vegas murder go unsolved: the victim is a good friend. The shining feather will lead Chato and his beautiful girlfriend Sunny into unimaginable horror - horror that may encompass the entire world....
The first deaths go unnoticed. The next are unreported. The people of Albuquerque are suddenly ususpecting prey for something swift and unseen. Something with golden eyes and razor-sharp teeth. Something eternally evil, unspeakably powerful, and totally hungry. Only Chato Del-Klinne, a restless Apache searching for a way of life more congenial than teaching college students, and Laura Rainey, a young, ambitious newspaper reporter, suspect the nature of terror that the authorities seem to be covering up. Only the tribal teaching that Chato has abandoned can possibly save them.
Harkening back to the days of giant creature movies of the 1950s, a horde of giant Gila Monsters is on the loose in New Mexico, threatening every living creature in sight. Nothing and no one is safe from the ravenous creatures as they tear their way through the desert and into heavily populated areas. Can these atomically mutated creatures be stopped? Or is this the beginning of the end for mankind? It's up to Chato del-Klinne and Dr. Kate Dwyer to kick the hiss out of the oversized lizards!