New York isn’t ready for Britain’s most dangerous ex-assassin… John Milton has finally found a place to escape the bloodshed: off-season Coney Island. No tourists. No special ops. Just peace and quiet. But when a local boy witnesses a grisly murder, Milton can’t resist investigating. Milton uncovers a vicious drug kingpin and a group of crooked cops from a notorious precinct known as “The Alamo.” Against such dangerous foes, Milton’s quest for redemption could come to an end. The eleventh book in the USA Today bestselling John Milton series delivers thrills, action, and twists you just won’t see coming. “It’s impossible not to think of Lee Child’s super-selling Jack Reacher” - The Times “The literary sensation you’ve never heard of.” - The Telegraph
Author: Mark Dawson
Release Date: 2018
Genre: John Milton (Fictitious character)
John Milton is in Rio de Janeiro, staying with an old army friend who runs a private security company. When one of the bodyguards doesn’t turn up for work, Milton offers to stand in. The job is routine: take the wife and daughter of an anti-corruption judge to a school recital. What could possibly go wrong?
Author: Gabriel Cohen
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release Date: 2014-02-04
In this fourth novel in Edgar Award finalist Gabriel Cohen’s acclaimed crime series, Brooklyn homicide detective Jack Leightner reopens the case of his brother’s death four decades later. Cutting class, young Jack Leightner and his brother, Petey, are playing near the Brooklyn waterfront when they find a hidden case of Scotch. They are carrying it home when two teenagers from outside the neighborhood stop them and demand they hand over the booze. Jack refuses, and one of the muggers draws a knife, changing Jack’s life forever. Forty years later, now a veteran of the elite Brooklyn South Homicide Task Force, Leightner still has not come to grips with that fateful day in Red Hook. He is making breakfast one morning when a man appears on his doorstep and introduces himself as Petey’s killer. Leightner could arrest him, but the man makes him a deal: Let me go and I’ll tell you the real reason I stabbed your brother. As Leightner digs into the hidden causes of his family tragedy, he finds his brother’s murder was about much more than a case of Scotch. The Ninth Step is the 4th book in the Jack Leightner Crime Novels, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
Author: Mark Dawson
Release Date: 2016-05-17
An assassin haunted by his past. Two young refugees out of their depth and in need of his special talents. John Milton is no stranger to the world's seedy underbelly. But when the former British Secret Service agent comes up against a ruthless human trafficking ring, he'll have to fight harder than ever to conquer the evil in his path. After Milton meets a refugee who lost a sister to people smugglers, he travels through war-torn Libya and the murkiest parts of Italy and France to get the girl back. As enemies watch his every move, Milton confronts a group of Albanian pimps and smugglers so dangerous, they could easily make this mission his last. The Jungle is a gripping standalone thriller in Mark Dawson's bestselling John Milton series. With cinematic set pieces, characters you'll grow to love, and edge-of-your-seat action, it's easy to see why Dawson's books have been downloaded more than one million times and optioned for a big screen film franchise. Buy The Jungle to watch "the British Jack Reacher" get pushed to the brink today.
Author: Scott Eyman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2015-04-21
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
The celebrated Hollywood icon comes fully to life in this complex portrait by noted film historian and master biographer Scott Eyman. Exploring Wayne's early life with a difficult mother and a feckless father, "Eyman gets at the details that the bean-counters and myth-spinners miss...Wayne's intimates have told things here that they've never told anyone else" (Los Angeles Times). Eyman makes startling connections to Wayne's later days as an anti-Communist conservative, his stormy marriages to Latina women, and his notorious--and surprisingly long-lived--passionate affair with Marlene Dietrich.
Author: Mark Dawson
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Release Date: 2018-05-29
Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, is the most dangerous city in the world. And when a mission to break the local cartel's grip goes wrong, Isabella Rose, the Angel, finds herself on the wrong side of prison bars. Fearing the worst, Isabella plays her only remaining card... British agent Vivian Bloom is determined to be the first to reach her, certain she will lead him to other operatives he's under pressure to hunt down. But US agents are circling too. And with the shadowy Prometheus group pulling the strings, Isabella knows that she and her mentor, the Asset, are living on borrowed time... The Assassin is the fourth part in a continuing story involving Isabella Rose that also includes Act I: The Angel, Act II: The Asset and Act III: The Agent.
John Milton is a ghost. He was Number One. The most dangerous assassin in Group Fifteen, the black-ops organisation that solves problems when diplomacy has failed. Now Milton is Her Majesty's most wanted fugitive - an anonymous loner with a deadly set of skills. So when he is arrested following a brawl in a Texas bar, the last person he expects to bail him out is a glamorous operative from the Russian Secret Service. Milton is blackmailed into finding his predecessor as Number One. But she's a ghost, too, and just as dangerous as him. He finds himself in deep trouble, playing the Russians against the British in a desperate attempt to save the life of his oldest friend. Some ghosts are better left alone. But these two have been disturbed, and now there's going to be hell to pay.
Author: Mark Dawson
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Release Date: 2017-04-06
Isabella Rose is on the run, hunted by the very people she had been hired to work for. Trained killer Isabella and former handler Michael Pope are forced into hiding in India and, when a mysterious informer passes them clues on the whereabouts of Pope’s family, the prey see an opportunity to become the predators. Chased from the poverty of Mumbai’s slums into the sights of a sniper’s rifle amongst the lavish wealth of Shanghai, Isabella and Pope hunt fleeting shadows in a race against time. And they can’t afford to lose. The Agent is the third part in a continuing story involving Isabella Rose that also includes The Angel and The Asset.
Author: Alice Embree
Release Date: 2016-10-26
Celebrating The Rag tells the remarkable story of the legendary underground newspaper that sparked a political and cultural revolution and helped make Austin weird. The book features more than 100 articles from The Rag's 11-year history plus contemporary essays and eye-popping vintage art and photography. This collection captures the radical politics and subversive humor that marked the pages of this upstart newspaper between 1966 and 1977.
London, 1940: the Luftwaffe blitzes London every night for fifty-seven nights. Houses, shops and entire streets are wiped from the map. The underworld is in flux: the Italian criminals who dominated the West End have been interned and now their rivals are fighting to replace them. Meanwhile, hidden in the shadows, the Black-Out Ripper sharpens his knife and sets to his grisly work. Henry Irving is a disgraced reporter on a Fleet Street scandal rag. Genius detective sergeant Charlie Murphy is a fresh face in the Metropolitan police, hunting corrupt colleagues but blinkered by ambition and jealousy. His brother, detective inspector Frank Murphy, searches frantically for his runaway daughter, terrified that she will be the killer's next victim. As the Ripper stalks the terrified streets, the three men discover that his handiwork is not quite what it seems. Conspirators are afoot, taking advantage of the chaos to settle old scores. The murders invade the lives of the victims and victimizers on both sides of the law, as everyone is sucked deeper and deeper into Soho's black heart. Based on a little known true story, The Black Mile is a rollercoaster ride of a novel that was previously the most downloaded novel on the Kindle Store. If you enjoy the thrillers of James Elroy, Peter James and Dennis Lehane, you'll love THE BLACK MILE. PRAISE FOR MARK DAWSON 'A brilliant debut novel from a very promising writer.' Subject 'Ultra-addictive, super-stylish - a viciously good novel.' Toby Litt. 'A talent to be watched.' Birmingham Post PRAISE FOR THE BLACK MILE 'This is far and above the best small/independently published novel I have ever had the pleasure of reading.' The Kindle Book Review 'Dawson has shown himself to be a true master of suspense'. Siobian Minish 'A first class historical mystery.' Luke Walker 'This book is worth it for the arcane London slang alone. Fascinating. If want to get a feel for what it was like during the early part of WWII this will knock you out. If you like character development you'll love it. If you like peeking in on the lives of people in a long gone world -- you really love it.' David E Johnson
Ex-CIA station chief Mark Sava has a new life in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, making easy money as a spy for hire. His girlfriend, Daria Buckingham discovers the company he works for smuggled a young boy into one of the orphanages for which she arranges funding-- and that Saudi and CIA forces are interested in the boy. Sava uncovers a secret war being waged for control of the Middle East.
Author: Jon Land
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release Date: 2011-03-01
Jared Kimberlain, the government’s most feared retired operative, hunts an asylum’s worth of escaped convicts and a serial killer who executes entire towns A serial killer roams America—the worst the country has ever seen. Nicknamed Tiny Tim, he doesn’t just kill individuals or families; he kills entire towns. First Dixon Springs, Montana: population 108. Next, the 115 souls of Daisy, Georgia, done away with hands, knife, and a silenced machine gun. The FBI considers him unstoppable, and so they call Jared Kimberlain. The fearsome retired operative wants nothing to do with it, having gotten his fill of hunting serial killers years before, when he was nearly killed capturing a vicious psychopath named Andrew Harrison Leeds. But now, along with eighty-three other inmates, Leeds has escaped from the island institution where he was imprisoned. Between him and Tiny Tim, no soul in America will be safe until Kimberlain cleans up the mess. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Jon Land including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.
Something wicked was brewing in the small town of Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. It started when two girls, Betty Parris and Abigail Williams, began having hysterical fits. Soon after, other local girls claimed they were being pricked with pins. With no scientific explanation available, the residents of Salem came to one conclusion: it was witchcraft! Over the next year and a half, nineteen people were convicted of witchcraft and hanged while more languished in prison as hysteria swept the colony. Author Joan Holub gives readers and inside look at this sinister chapter in history.
Author: Andy Maslen
Release Date: 2018-06-04
When a vigilante loses control, nobody's safeDetective Inspector Stella Cole has almost completed her bloody quest to avenge the hit and run killings of her husband and daughter. Only one member of the legal conspiracy who murdered them remains. But he happens to be her boss: Detective Chief Superintendent Adam Collier. And he's not going to go down without a fight. His first move is to have Stella sectioned. While she's incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital, he hires a Maltese woman to kill her. Monica Zerafa is fearless, brutal and hungry for the cash Collier's promised her. But neither Collier nor Zerafa has reckoned with Stella's violent alter ego, "Other Stella". What's worse for Stella, this split-off part of her personality is growing stronger by the day. She wants control. The non-stop action switches from London, to a gangster's palatial home in rural Essex, then to Canada and an Ojibway reservation, and Chicago, before the final, bloody climax in a frozen Minnesota.A darkly disturbing crime thriller... Hit and Done is the third book in this hyper-violent trilogy about love, revenge and what a mother will do when pushed to the edge of sanity. The body count keeps on growing as Stella confronts all the people who want to harm her ... and metes out her own special brand of justice. Fans of Kathy Reichs, Karin Slaughter, Tess Gerritsen, Henning Mankell, Jo Nesbo, Jeffery Deaver and Ian Rankin will love Stella Cole. Praise for the Stella Cole trilogyHit and Run"After the first chapter I was hooked and I was really rooting for Stella Cole all the way to the last page. You are taken on mazy journey as Cole incurs significant emotional trauma and has to find her way out of her own deep and dark black hole. From there she has to confront her demons and find a way to overcome a shadowy world of power and the elite within the establishment. Simply put this book is un-putdownable!" Badabing666 Hit Back HarderNoooo! That ending twist was so unexpected and that's what I exclaimed when I read it! This book kept me awake at night... it didn't give me nightmares although I suppose the graphic detail could have done. No, it was its gripping storyline that was the problem. I like to read for a short while before settling to sleep at night, but I couldn't put the book down and ended up with some very, very late nights.Andy's portrayal of Stella Cole, the main character, draws you in. I found myself trying to warn her when I read the potentially dangerous situations she was heading for. That is how powerful Andy's storytelling style is.I can thoroughly recommend this book, BUT, don't start reading before bedtime if you've got to get up for work the next day.Carol E. Bentley GRAB YOUR COPY OF HIT AND DONE