Mattie Summers is caught in the throes of an abusive marriage. A gentle, sensitive soul, Mattie separates from her husband John after physical and emotional turmoil. She retreats to Maine on vacation, exchanging her Arizona home for a 19th-century house on rocky cliffs overlooking the Atlantic. Alone and five miles from the town of Rexford, Mattie is harassed by eerie phone calls on the old rotary dial phone.
His father was an investigator who was murdered. Matthias Jones became an athlete and coach, but he solved his father's murder. Hamilton College on the coast of New Hampshire hired him to coach sports, but getting into murder investigations remains his passion. He knows the cops and the district attorney Herbert Lane hates his guts.
Andy Reese, an exoplanet astronomer living in the distant future, contacts the Enclave, the last vestige of humanity. To stop the annihilation of the human race by the Seraph, post-biological life forms, Reese is sent back along the timeline to prevent the evolution of the Seraph from computers. The link in time is an Iowa farm girl, Lucy Appel, who has won a national contest to travel to the 1939 New York World's Fair and Professor Herman Geiger, a gifted scientist, writer, and social philosopher.
Ask yourself about Lee Harvey Oswald. What is your overall impression of Oswald? Do you think Oswald was a loner who drifted from job to job? Was Oswald a traitor who denounced his country?
Hamilton Fletcher, leader in the town, industrialist, and patriarch, is murdered in his study. His money-grubbing daughter was on the Fletcher Estate in the carriage house. A gun-toting neighbor lurked in the shadows. The company controller may have wanted more power. And the fired groundskeeper was upset with him. Matthias Jones finds Hamilton dead at his computer with a mystery file called Jersey Imports on the screen.
It was a time when liars were heroes and killers walked free. Jake McBride is a San Francisco assistant district attorney who watches the killer Johnny Rheingold go free on a technicality. Mr. Melbourne offers Jake a chance to bring Rheingold to justice in the old American West. Jake becomes Marshal Jake McBride from Brinson, Nevada. The adventure begins when silver on the way to the US mint in Carson City disappears from Overland Train 924 outside Brinson.
Cobb wants answers when a potential client is murdered in the Martian desert. He is hindered by the powerful Turcotte family and suspects one of their employees. Aided by his investigative team, Cobb believes his old love could be the killer, and he travels to her space colony to find the truth.
Charlie Russo is a part of the remarkable events of 1927, including Babe Ruth's quest for 60 home runs, Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic, and the Dempsey-Tunney "Long Count" fight. Jamal, from the distant future, befriends and falls in love with Charlie. From Boston to Niagara Falls they are chased by government agents and bioenergy beings. Under attack, Jamal tries to save the human race from eventual destruction by attempting to send an outer space signal high above downtown Manhattan.
Mary Ellen brings her children on the boat to Sabines Island. Through the binoculars, she is stunned to see the orange Mustang in her beach house driveway. Her husband Tony is alone painting the house and the car belongs to a 23-year-old provocative woman, Su Lee. Kel, a retired police officer, helps her investigate the mischief. Su Lee's presence at three deaths and then a fourth, prompts Kel to unravel her background. Mary Ellen finds herself alone in the beach house to face a possible killer as she fights for her own life.
His father was an investigator who was murdered. Matthias Jones became an athlete and coach, but he solved his father's murder. Hamilton College, on the coast of New Hampshire, hired him to coach sports, but getting into murder investigations remains his passion. He knows the cops and the district attorney, Herbert Lane, hate his guts. Club Max, owned by Jones's friend and underworld character Cocoa Stefani, is a cauldron for risky behavior. Jones's star football player is arrested for the murder of a Club Max hooker.
In Funeral March for the Maestro, the conductor of the Prince William Symphony is murdered with a single bullet, yet two shots were fired - a minute apart. Beloved coach Lark Larsen has tested positive for firing a gun. With the help of the wacky locals in Hamilton, New Hampshire, Matthias Jones zeroes in on the real murderer - someone who knew the maestro very well.
Did Father Jim Gallagher murder Dr. Sergi Povitch? The police think so. Povitch dies at his observatory from poison at Gallagher's dinner table. Now Gallagher is on the run. Matthias Jones tries to exonerate the priest, but he also suspects his star player, who confided drug use to Dr. Povitch. A Povitch colleague has stolen vital notes from the doctor's notebook for a book deal. And was Povitch's companion, Elsie McIntire, after his money? Blocking Jones's investigation is a bumbling security cop.
In a magnificent odyssey, Tom Loftus and Zach cross the Intergalactic Passageway connecting Earth with the planets of humans. Awaiting them are other worlds, vast armies, and Sard, the Vargut Emnas now the leader of the Creod Realm. The final battle as predicted in the ancient writings, the Saba, determines the fate of harmony and balance versus the Inner Vengeance of the Death Empire.
Kathryn is plagued by reoccurring nightmares of a murder committed over 40 years in the past by Conrad Ridder, a present-day TV talk show guru. She returns to Plymouth, Massachusetts, where the Pilgrims landed - also the scene of the murders. There she meets Tucker, a truck driving cowboy from Arizona, who has dreamed the same dreams. When her free-spirited friend Roz arrives in Plymouth they are all spirited back to 1958. Their mission: Confront the young talk show host and bring justice for the dead.
Join Commander John Ross and the crew of ESS-14, after the Antarian War, to a planet bordering a nebula on the edge of the galaxy. Ross chases a derelict ESS commander and his Antarian conspirator. Beyond the Nebula is an enclosed solar system, controlled by omnipotent life forms that desire a cataclysmic future for Galactic Command.
Nature, people memories. Past and future history. The inner and outer worlds. Hope and despair.
Caroline's husband Greg is gunned down on a Chicago street by Marco, a vengeful high school acquaintance. Her encounter with a time altering gypsy brings her and her uncle back to Greg's high school days in 1968. Stopping a basketball accident that ruined Greg's life will prevent his untimely death in the future. But the young Marco's obsessive lust for Caroline and his awareness of her purpose back in time threatens to thwart her plans to divert Greg from smashing into the basketball backboards.
Aboard a space cruise liner with a young woman named Angelique, Harry Cobb receives an emergency call from his old friend Mark Belkin that his wife Jenna has been murdered in a tracer explosion on Neptune's moon, Triton. Cobb embarks for Triton, but is kidnapped and almost killed in deep space. He follows the murder trail through Station 32 on Triton encountering the powerful Lovinski Cartel and Buck Wiley, a wacky local inspector.
Colorado, 1539. Ricardo and Martin stumble upon an abandoned alien mountain outpost called Cibola. The entities inside allow Ricardo to jump at will across time and space. Ricardo travels to just before the new millennium and rips Peter Sturgis from his wife Jeannie and his children, and inserts him ahead in time, where Jeannie is a Hollywood star, Jean Carlisle, married to Ricardo. Peter pursues Jeannie but faces his ultimate showdown when Ricardo orders Jeannie's death.
In 1986, led by terrorist Carlos Sanchez, nuclear devices are planted in American cities. As New York and other cities are swallowed up in fireballs, Patch Kincaid is sent back in time to prevent the destruction. He lands in 1961, where he chases Sanchez into the Bay of Pigs Invasion. Captured by Castro, Patch and his mentor, Meinkewitz track Carlos into rural Cuba.