After many years the Pumpkin Man is back, and this time he is killing his previous victim’s parents, but he’s also seeking a young woman, Jenn. There isn’t an obvious link between the killer and Jenn, except for Meredith: a witch with a connection to the Pumpkin Man and Jenn’s aunt. Jenn doesn’t know much about her Aunt Meredith, but now as her aunt’s sole heir…
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The Feierabend family seemed to have all the luck in the world with a vineyard, their own wine label, and money. The three sisters, Maddie, Livvy, and Rose, were intelligent, successful and each had her own charm. So when Will Taylor met Livvy and her family, it became a magical time for him. It was 1971, he was a young student at Berkeley and everything seemed perfect, but there were hints that not all was well.
This is big sky country with its beautiful mountains, clear rivers, and murder. Newcomer Sean Stranahan has gone there to paint watercolors and fly fish, but his past experience as a private investigator puts him in the path of the mysterious singer Velvet Lafayette. She has an odd request for him that he can’t refuse, and inevitably she links him to a recent homicide.
Blending fact and fiction Ismet Prcic’s new novel, Shards, is about a young man of the same name that has fled the war in Bosnia and has relocated to southern California. Unable to leave the war behind, memories suddenly come to life making him a prisoner of his past. To heal he is advised to write down everything and to start at the beginning.
This company is credited with putting small businesses out of business by low prices that could not be beat. Middle men were shut out and wholesalers were scrutinized and threatened as this company grew in strength. This isn’t something new …
Mattie was not a happy woman after she caught her doctor husband with one of the nurses. So Mattie quit her job as a nurse at the hospital and moved out of the house. Her best friend, Izzy, has come to the rescue with lodging and a job in the medical field. Unfortunately the new house is right next door to Mattie’s old house, and the job is in the medical field that deals with dead bodies as a deputy coroner.
Traveling back in time is very dangerous especially for the future, because one wrong move could change the future the time traveler came from. Zed is an agent whose job is to protect the future from historical agitators that want to stop major human tragedies of the past from occurring.
In a land once dominated by dragons, the descendents of the dragon’s experiments still live. There are thirteen different types of humans- some engineered for war while others for tasks ranging from mining to more intellectual pursuits- though the largest group is the Firstblood, the unaltered humans. The dragons might be gone, but war continues to threaten the land as tension grows between the Free Cities and the Severed Throne.
Secrets can fester and grow, and Moe Prager’s secret hovers over him like death waiting to drop. He and his brother own wine shops, but in Moe’s heart he is still a cop. Though he had to leave the force, he occasionally works as a private investigator. It’s through his work as a PI that he met his wife; it’s also how he got his secret.
The evil villain, Acheron Hades, has stolen the manuscript of Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens. The authorities want to capture him before Hades kills one of the characters and makes the character disappear from the story. So Special Operations contacts one of the few people who have seen Hades, Thursday Next, the gun toting Special Ops from the Literary Division.
A serial killer is on the loose whose signature of burned and beaten women has left an indelible impression on the public. Everyone wants this brutal murderer found, and as women fear for their lives they react to any threat as if their life is endangered. After the killer strikes a fifth time…