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Colder Than Ice
When ex-attorney and white-collar criminal, David Quentin Gray Jr. escapes from prison, wheels are set into motion that had paused 18 years before. That was when a botched raid on a madman's compound had sent a young girl to the hospital and a supposed death. That girl was Elizabeth Marcum now (Beth Slocum), the madman- Mordecai Young and the unfortunate FBI agent, Josh Kendall. Now 18 years later, Elizabeth Marcum has reinvented herself as Beth Sloc...
Edge of Twilight
Mira, Mar 2004, 6.99, 400 pp. ISBN: 07783202271 In 1959, Edge being the oldest and most experienced of the Gang of Five serves as a surrogate farther to his four fledglings. The youngest returns home to tell them how she drank blood from some stud that peed in his pants before she took his Rolex and wallet. Edge leaves to locate one of his children who failed to return home. When he comes back alone, he finds his four vampire children dead and...
Embrace the Twilight
Mira, Mar 2003, 6.99, 400 pp. ISBN: 1551666685 The enemy tortures Colonel Willem Stone to provide them with the names of the American spies inside their training camp. Will denies there are any, insisting technology enables the United States to know their plans. When the pains becomes too hard to consciously handle, his mind vanishes into some other place so that he will not reveal the names of the thirteen people working undercover for America...
Enemy Mind
Silhouette, July 2003, .95, 256 pp. ISBN 0373613687 Jake Ingram is a well-known economist who is aiding the FBI in their investigation of the World Bank Heist. The Ingrams adopted Jake at the age of twelve and there is nobody he is closer to than his adopted sibling Zach. Jake has no memories of his life before he was twelve and that problem is why Zach is in so much trouble. Somebody has kidnapped him as he was leaving Glen Laurel University ...

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The Gingerbread Man
Jove, Oct 2001, 6.99, 336 pp. ISBN: 0515131679 Syracuse, New York Detective Vince Donovan always keeps his professional distance during an investigation, but this one haunts him due to the desperate pleas of Sara Prague. No happy ending as Vince and his partner discover the murdered corpses of little Bobby and Kara. A few days later, Chief Rogers removes his two detectives from the case as the FBI claims jurisdiction since similar homicides...
Thicker Than Water
Thicker Than Water Mira, Nov 2003, 6.99, 400 pp. ISBN: 1551667371 Seventeen year old runaway Julie believes that her mentor, cult prophet Mordecai Young is insane and dangerous. She worries that he will choose martyrdom for him and his followers in their upcoming confrontation with the law. Julie fears for his infant daughter and the mother of the child Lizzie. The assault occurs, but Julie rescues the child. Lizzie and Mordecai apparently die...
Twilight Hunger (Romance)
Mira, Mar 2002, 6.50, 400 pp. ISBN: 15516688661 Desperate to escape from the Hollywood gossip that engulfs her following the deaths of her famous adopted parents, Morgan DeSilva flees to the Maine coast. Though a continent away, Morgan plans to finish a script that should help pay off the enormous debt her parents left behind. Perhaps it is her mourning for her loss or just the desperation of needing to write, but Morgan struggles to ...
Twilight Hunger (Science Fiction)
Morgan is a screen writer. She moves into the family mansion to get some rest and die peacefully. Morgan has a fatal disease. While rumaging through the attice she finds a journal that contains stories of a vampire's life. Morgan turns these old journals into screen plays. She is so interested in these journals she has vivid dreams at night of the vampire. She even wakes up with actual bite marks on her neck. In Morgans secluded world Dante does exist. A...


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