Baffled by a seemingly supernatural connection to his critically injured sister, an FBI special agent heads to the Oregon coast in search of a more plausible explanation for his sudden ESP, only to discover more puzzling mysteries.
"It was ok..."
The call comes at midnight. It looks like a tragic and petty murder - a rising star in San Francisco's legal firmament found shot in a dark alley. But for homicide lieutenant Abe Glitsky, the crime cuts horribly close to home - unknown to anyone, the victim was his daughter. Seething, Glitsky leans hard on his only suspect - a homeless heroin addict found lingering over his daughter's body, with her jewelry in his pocket and a smoking gun in his hand.
"Excellent, despite reader"
L.A. police detective Shane Scully comes under investigation by Internal Affairs (derisively known as "the tin collectors") after he kills his ex-partner who was one of the mayor's bodyguards. Temporarily reassigned, so that he can remain under the department's watchful eye, Scully finds that more than his badge is at stake when he is set up to take the rap in a deadly plot of corruption and conspiracy that reaches to the highest levels of the LAPD.
When the head of San Francisco's largest HMO dies in his own hospital, no one doubts that it is anything but the result of massive injuries inflicted by a random hit-and-run accident. But the autopsy soon tells a different story - an overdose of potassium killed him, and the attending physician, Eric Kensing, becomes the prime suspect in a high-profile homicide.
"I'm an IDIOT! Don't YOU be an idiot. Skip this one"
Fourteen-year-old Gabriel's father skipped two years ago. Now his mother, Ofelia, is searching for her runaway son, riding her bicycle at night through the city's darkest, most violent stretch. The pavement beneath her is mysteriously painted with chalk outlines of bodies. Each time a child is killed, another white outline appears.
At last recovered from a near-fatal gunshot wound, Lieutenant Abe Glitsky is back at work. But instead of returning to his old job as chief of homicide detail, he's assigned a desk job in the payroll department, where he has no business investigating murders -until his father's closest friend is shot dead in a downtown pawn shop.
"Good book + horrible performance = waste of money"
Strapped to a gurney, Edsel watched in horror as they started to tattoo him bright red from the tips of his toes to the top of his head. No piece of skin would be left unmarked.
They had peace, isolation, and safety. For the family of three, the years of blissful isolation were taking their toll on young Aiden - he was bored and craved new experiences. A trip was planned; strict limits set concerning time and place. A strange man. Not everybody was bad though; some people were kind, considerate, and caring. Weren't they? Then it happened again. Edsel's worst nightmare came back to drag him down once more.
There was love. And finally there was peace. He found Lashae, the most beautiful woman Edsel had ever seen. For two blissful years they lived together in peace along with Aiden, the boy Edsel had promised he would care for.
Twilight is Dr. Rampa's 15th book. He devotes the greater part of it to answering some of the many questions he has received from his audiences on controversial subjects such as UFOs, astral travel, the power of prayer, Buddhism, marriage and divorce, the human aura, witchcraft and possession, the laws of karma, fasting, and hypnotism. Twilight will fascinate and enlighten new listeners, introducing them to the spiritual teachings that have helped millions cope with life today.
"Humor Like One of Simon Green's writes"
Ry Slaight was a rebellious cadet who almost destroyed West Point when he exposed and solved the murder of a gay cadet in 1969. Now, nearly three decades later, Slaight's been promoted to Lieutenant General and appointed Superintendent of the Military Academy. When a female cadet dies during parade, an autopsy establishes that she had sex with multiple partners the night before. Was she the victim of a gang rape? Was there a cadet orgy? Don't ask. Don't tell.
Welcome to today's FBI, where crime fighting takes a backseat to brown-nosing and backbiting - unless you happen to be Special Agent Mike Devlin. A streetwise veteran of Detroit's downtown war zone, Devlin plays to win - and he plays by his own rules...which is why he's now assigned to the Bureau's version of Siberia, midnight wiretap duty. But you can't keep a good man down for long.
"At the top of the genre"
A former Air Force investigator comes out of retirement to find a killer, only to discover a massive government cover-up. Retired Air Force investigator Martin Collins lives a quiet life in rural Virginia, working as a local chief of police and consulting on military homicides. When he's called in to assist on a grisly triple murder, nothing can prepare him for the crime scene: Colonel Margaret Wildman and her two young children, their throats slashed, left to die in pools of their own blood.
Jessica was eight years old, and she had a secret. It wasn't a normal secret, like the surprise birthday present you buy for your mum or the secret code word that gets you into the club that you and your friends made.
For Sergeant David Griffin, a "peacetime" Marine, Beirut was a chance to prove himself capable to the generation of Marines who had been blooded in the Vietnam War. For Corporal Steven Downs, Beirut was a struggle to separate the civilian from the soldier, his distrust of the politicians' decisions from the military mission. For all the Marines serving in Lebanon, it was another war in a foreign country where the enemy could be anywhere or anyone.
"A Great Story of Marines in Harm's Way"
Last February, the second Tuesday of the month was just like any other day in the life of Michael Spire. He'd never been one to believe in ghosts or things that went bump in the night, but sometimes things change. Don't they?