Hunger Moon

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
ISBN: 1503942724
Release Date: 2017-10-24
Genre: Revenge

Revenge has no limits. Special Agent Matthew Roarke has abandoned his rogue search for serial killer Cara Lindstrom. He's returned to the FBI to head a task force with one mission: to rid society of its worst predators. But now in the new, highly polarized political landscape, the skeletal symbols of Santa Muerte, "Lady Death," mysteriously appear at universities nationwide, threatening death to rapists, and Roarke's team is pressured to investigate. When a frat boy goes missing in Santa Barbara, Roarke realizes a bloodbath is coming--desperate teenagers are about to mete out personal, cold-blooded justice. Hiding from the law, avenging angel Cara Lindstrom is on her own ruthless quest. She plans to stay as far away from Roarke as possible--until an old enemy comes after both her and the FBI, forcing her back into Roarke's orbit. This time, the huntress has become the hunted . . .

Huntress Moon

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
ISBN: 1477822046
Release Date: 2014-11-18
Genre: Fiction

A Thriller Award nominee for Best eBook Original Novel Book 1 in award-winning author Alexandra Sokoloff's riveting new Huntress FBI series about a driven FBI agent on the hunt for that most rare of all killers: a female serial FBI Special Agent Matthew Roarke is closing in on a bust of a major criminal organization in San Francisco when he witnesses an undercover member of his team killed right in front of him on a busy street, an accident Roarke can't believe is coincidental. His suspicions put him on the trail of a mysterious young woman who appears to have been present at each scene of a years-long string of "accidents" and murders, and who may well be that most rare of killers: a female serial. Roarke's hunt for her takes him across three states...while in a small coastal town, a young father and his five-year old son, both wounded from a recent divorce, encounter a lost and compelling young woman on the beach and strike up an unlikely friendship without realizing how deadly she may be. As Roarke uncovers the shocking truth of her background, he realizes she is on a mission of her own, and must race to capture her before more blood is shed.

The Harrowing

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312357486
Release Date: 2006-08-22
Genre: Fiction

Left behind during the Thanksgiving holiday break, Robin Stone and four other students--Patrick, the jock; Lisa, a manipulative tease; Cain, the brooding musician; and Martin, a scholarly eccentric--all of whom have their own reasons for remaining on campus, gradually become aware of a sixth ominous presence that may have its own terrifying agenda for them. A first novel. 20,000 first printing.

Blood Moon

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
ISBN: 1477822054
Release Date: 2015-01-27
Genre: Fiction

Twenty-five years have passed since a savage killer terrorized California, massacring three ordinary families before disappearing without a trace. The haunted child who was the only surviving victim of his rampage is now wanted by the FBI for brutal crimes of her own, and Special Agent Matthew Roarke is on an interstate manhunt for her, despite his conflicted sympathies for her history and motives. But when his search for her unearths evidence of new family slayings, the dangerous woman Roarke seeks - and wants - may be his only hope of preventing another bloodbath.

The Price

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312357516
Release Date: 2008-02-19
Genre: Fiction

An ambitious politician, Will Sullivan abandons his dream of becoming the next governor of Massachusetts when his young daughter, Sydney, is diagnosed with a malignant tumor, but as he and his wife seek out the help of the Briarwood Medical Center to save their daughter's life, Will soon discovers that a cure could come at a terrifying cost. 17,500 first printing.

Book of Shadows

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429948753
Release Date: 2010-06-08
Genre: Fiction

Homicide detective Adam Garrett is already a rising star in the Boston police department when he and his cynical partner, Carl Landauer, catch a horrifying case that could make their careers: the ritualistic murder of a wealthy college girl that appears to have Satanic elements. The partners make a quick arrest when all evidence points to another student, a troubled musician in a Goth band who was either dating or stalking the murdered girl. But Garrett’s case is turned upside down when beautiful, mysterious Tanith Cabarrus, a practicing witch from nearby Salem, walks into the homicide bureau and insists that the real perpetrator is still at large. Tanith claims to have had psychic visions that the killer has ritually sacrificed other teenagers in his attempts to summon a powerful, ancient demon. All Garrett's beliefs about the nature of reality will be tested as he is forced to team up with a woman he is fiercely attracted to but cannot trust, in a race to uncover a psychotic killer before he strikes again.

Keeper of the Shadows

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781460312513
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Genre: Fiction

In their new Keeper roles, these extraordinary women must balance the fate of the world with their desires…. As a crime beat reporter, Barrie Gryffald's work is risky enough when she's investigating mortal homicides. But when a teenage shifter and an infamous Hollywood mogul are both found dead on the same night, her Keeper intuition screams, Otherworldly. Reluctantly, she enlists her secret crush, Mick Townsend, a journalist with movie-star appeal. Together, they dig up eerie parallels to a forgotten cult-film tragedy. But it may be too late. With a cast of suspects ranging from vampire junkies to the ghosts of Hollywood past, no one can be trusted. Least of all Mick, who may well prove to be as unpredictable as the Others Barrie is sworn to protect….

Cold Moon

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
ISBN: 1477821627
Release Date: 2015-07-07
Genre: Fiction

The hunt for mass murderer Cara Lindstrom is over. FBI Special Agent Matthew Roarke has been working for this moment: the capture of a killer who savagely hunts the worst of humanity. But Roarke remains traumatized by his own near-death at the hands of the serial killer who slaughtered Cara's family...and haunted by the enigmatic woman who saved his life. Then the sixteen-year-old prostitute who witnessed Cara's most recent murder goes missing, and suddenly pimps are turning up dead on the streets of San Francisco, killed with an MO eerily similar to Cara's handiwork. Is a new killer on the loose with a mission even more deadly than hers? In the pulse-pounding third Huntress/FBI Thrillers book, Roarke will have to go on the hunt...and every woman he meets, even those closest to him, may prove deadly.

Bitter Moon

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
ISBN: 1503940365
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Fiction

FBI agent Matthew Roarke has been on leave, and in seclusion, since the capture of mass killer Cara Lindstrom--the victim turned avenger who preys on predators. Torn between devotion to the law and a powerful attraction to Cara and her lethal brand of justice, Roarke has retreated from both to search his soul. But Cara's escape from custody and a police detective's cryptic challenge soon draw him out of exile--into the California desert and deep into Cara's past--to probe an unsolved murder that could be the key to her long and deadly career. Following young Cara's trail, Roarke uncovers a horrifying attack on a schoolgirl, the shocking suicide of another, and a human monster stalking Cara's old high school. Separated by sixteen years, crossing paths in the present and past, Roarke and fourteen-year-old Cara must race to find and stop the sadistic sexual predator before more young women are brutalized.

The Unseen

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781405515795
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Fiction

After experiencing a precognitive dream that shatters her engagement and changes her life forever, young California psychology professor Laurel MacDonald decides to get a fresh start by taking a job at Duke University in North Carolina. She soon becomes obsessed with the long-buried files from the world-famous Rhine parapsychology experiments, which attempted to prove if ESP really exists. Along with another charismatic professor, she uncovers disturbing reports, including a mysterious case of a house supposedly haunted by a poltergeist, investigated by another research team in 1965. The two professors and two exceptionally gifted Duke students move into the grand, abandoned mansion to replicate the investigation, unaware that the entire original team ended up insane...or dead.

This Side of the Grave

Author: Jeaniene Frost
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062065797
Release Date: 2011-02-22
Genre: Fiction

“Cat and Bones are combustible together.” —Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels Cat and Bones are back! New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jeaniene Frost returns to her remarkable Night Huntress paranormal series, pulling out all the stops on This Side of the Grave. The incomparable team of half-vampire Cat Crawfield and her all-vamp husband Bones face their most terrifying challenge yet as they race to prevent a “species war” that could devastate humans and immortals alike—and are forced to seek help from their sworn enemy, the Ghoul Queen of New Orleans. Gripping, intriguing, and hot as Hades, This Side of the Grave is where Kim Harrison, Lynsay Sands, and Christine Feehan fans definitely want to be!

Goddess of Fate

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781460384657
Release Date: 2015-07-01
Genre: Fiction

Fate had granted him twenty-four hours to solve his own murder. Not that undercover cop Luke Mars believed in fate.Especially when "fate" was supposedly a gorgeous goddess named Aurora, who claimed to be his guardian assigned from birth to watch over him. But there was no denying Luke was shot. Dead. And he's on borrowed time, a fact Aurora knows all too well.Her job is to protect her mortal charges, not fall in love with them.With Luke not believing who she is and time ticking away for hisdemise,Aurora has but a day to see if love really can alter fate.

Power of the Moon

Author: Tina Carreiro
Publisher: Time and Tide Publishing
ISBN: 098565760X
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre:

Haunted by visions of death, and a past that holds her prisoner, Mia Starr never imagined her life could become even more complex. Untapped psychic powers spark to life, and her chosen solitary existence fills with creatures that shatter her safe reality. Now the very thing she fears the most is the one thing that will complete her in every way possible. Detective Cole Barnett has mastered the vampire within. It has earned him respect and a position with Sector 13, the hardest job a vampire can hold. When a beautiful mortal is thrown into his investigation, with powers able to subjugate vampires, she tests his restraint. Cole and Mia's passion ignites, but Mia's fear holds her back and she struggles to forget his touch and possessive kiss. What she doesn't realize is the more she runs from him, the more excited he becomes, and the hunt is something he cannot resist.

Screenwriting Tricks for Authors and Screenwriters

Author: Alexandra Sokoloff
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1508511373
Release Date: 2015-08-07
Genre:

Are you finally committed to writing that novel or screenplay, but have no idea how to get started? Or are you a published author, but know you need some plotting help to move your books and career up to that next level? You CAN write better books and scripts-by learning from the movies. Screenwriting is based on a simple (and powerful) structure that you already know from watching so many movies and television shows in your lifetime. And it's a structure that your reader or audience unconsciously expects, and is crucial for you to deliver. In this textbook of the internationally acclaimed SCREENWRITING TRICKS FOR AUTHORS workshop, award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff will show you how to jump-start your plot and bring your characters and scenes vibrantly alive on the page by watching your favorite movies and learning from the storytelling tricks of great filmmakers: The High Concept Premise The Three-Act, Eight-Sequence Structure The Storyboard Grid The Index Card Method of Plotting The Setpiece Scene Techniques of film pacing and suspense, character arc and drive, visual storytelling, and building image systems. Based on the internationally acclaimed Screenwriting Tricks for Authors workshops and blog, this new print edition incorporates all the basic information from the first Screenwriting Tricks for Authors workbook and doubles the material, including ten full story breakdowns. The textbook-quality edition is 8 x 10 inches and lies open flat for easy highlighting and note-taking. For information on books, workshops, and free Story Structure extras, go to www.ScreenwritingTricks.com REVIEWS: "Alex Sokoloff's STEALING HOLLYWOOD is the owner's manual that belongs in every writer's toolkit. Alex dissects the elements of story-telling with clarity, wit and wisdom. Don't thank me-buy the damn book!" -Mary Kay Andrews, New York Times bestselling author of Ladies' Night and Summer Rental "I'd already written fifteen novels by the time I met Alex and discovered her unique approach to structuring fiction. She changed my entire writing process for the better. I couldn't live without my three-act storyboard! Alex is a gifted and generous teacher and author, and STEALING HOLLYWOOD is a must-have book for new and seasoned writers alike." -International bestselling author Diane Chamberlain "Sokoloff's advice is spot-on, and her teaching style is direct and effective. A must-have book for authors and screenwriters." -JA Konrath, bestselling author of A Newbie's Guide To Publishing "Whether you're an old pro or an apprehensive beginner, Alex Sokoloff offers a sensible nuts-and-bolts approach that puts you in control of your material." -Margaret Maron, Edgar(r), Agatha, Anthony & Macavity Award-winning author of the Deborah Knott mysteries "Sokoloff is a generous mentor with the gifted ability to address a storyteller's practical concerns while encouraging artistic integrity and every author's unique voice. Only three of my half dozen novels have been written with her unwitting guidance, but I can guarantee that with this book at my fingertips, all my future work-and my reading audience-will benefit from her advice. Recommended without reservation." -Vicki Pettersson, bestselling author of the Sign of the Zodiac seri