Alexander Woodroe has it all. Charm. Wealth. A starring role on the biggest show on TV. When all his reckless emotion explodes into a bar fight, the tabloids and public agree: his star is falling. Enter Lauren, the former therapist hired to keep him in line. The more time she spends with Alex, the harder it is to hold on to her professionalism, and her heart . . .
Adam and Amelia are making a last-ditch effort to save their marriage, by taking a trip up to the Scottish Highlands to stay in an isolated converted church to celebrate their anniversary. No work. No phones. Nobody for miles around. Should make for the perfect romantic getaway, right? Perhaps it would be, but someone is lying and they both have ulterior motives for this trip. They think they’re in control, but Amelia’s winning of this getaway wasn’t coincidence. Someone is watching.
I can still feel the adrenalin pumping through my body from reading the last chapters of Stacey Abrams’s first thriller, While Justice Sleeps. This conspiracy story with a legal and medical edge is complex yet riveting. Its convoluted plot takes the reader from the upper echelons of the White House to the dusty basements of the Pentagon, twisting through the action to a riveting conclusion.
In a futuristic world where information is the most sought-after commodity, hackers are attacking government servers worldwide. After a cyberattack with catastrophic effects that has the whole country grieving, the UK government decides to take a new stance – use revolutionary genetic engineering technology to implant the country’s secrets into the minds of five ordinary citizens named The Minders. But someone has discovered their identities, and now the minders are being hunted one by one.
Hannah is a free spirit, steeped in wanderlust. When she finally comes home and starts working with her best friend, Jess on her dating app. Jess is very much grounded with her husband of twenty years, a set of energetic twins and running a small business keeping her busy. But when Jess’ app isn’t as profitable as she’d hoped, Hannah comes up with the perfect plan to get things back on track: use Save the Date to set Hannah up with the perfect guy who she won’t meet until the day of the wedding and broadcast it for the world to see. But as tensions rise and the nerves set in – can you swipe your way to true love?
Living in Edinburgh with her younger sister, Izwi, and their grandmother, Ropa has long stopped going to school. To make ends meet she uses the traditional Zimbabwean magic taught to her by her grandmother to provide her ghoststalker services to the local ghosts, billing their families for carrying messages from beyond the grave. One night, she comes across Nicola, a woman unable to move on until she finds her missing boy. But Oliver isn’t the only child who has gone missing and those that returned appear to be transformed with mysterious magic.
After leaving the NYPD Marcus Williams moves to Asherton, a small town in rural Colorado, looking for a quieter life. It all seems to be going well until, on his second date with the daughter of the local sheriff, they stumble upon the mutilated body of his neighbour. Marcus told himself he wouldn’t get involved, but something isn’t quite right about the crime scene and he can’t help but go back for a closer look… Soon enough, Marcus is thrust into a conspiracy and has to go on the run. In between evading corrupt law enforcement and trying to investigate, he finds himself in the crosshairs of serial killer Francis Ackerman Jr.
On July 4th 1999, two sisters went out to celebrate. Only one of them came home. Over 20 years later, Tori is a skilled FBI agent, working to reunite worried with their missing children – the happy ending her own family never got. With her father long dead, Tori has no reason to venture back to Manchester Bay. Not until she receives an anonymous note to her home address from her sister’s killer.