Wright might have everything her father's money can buy, but that
meant nothing to her on the night of her twenty-eight birthday. She
is angry and a little bit drunk as she flees the scene of a fight
with her mother.
her life she has done the right thing. But she is tired of living
under her mother’s shadow. How can she ever compete with Margaret
Wright, the first Human judge on the Intergalactic High Court?
the space of a few days, Angela drops out in the last semester at
Intergalactic Bureau of Investigation Academy, signs a bounty hunting
contract to find the top ten criminals in the galaxy, and kisses
Brenda, her best friend since childhood.
Wright is new to bounty hunting, and on her way to find Nuremburg, a
cop-killer. She is also new to Uranus. And to loving a woman. She
thinks she’s doing rather well, for a late bloomer.
learns that Uranus’ has a nickname. “Black widow.” Interesting
Creatures. An underground where the resistance live in squalor. And a
box with journals and pictures from her father, Winston James
he died when she was six years old.
on Earth, a stalker rears his head. His has his eyes and mind
Angela’s girlfriend, Bren.
blooming isn’t really what she thought it would be. Or maybe it is
just that everyone else had a head start.
Angela tastes success in as a bounty hunting. The Top Ten list of
worst criminals was changing because of what she did. Having
conquered her new career, she now turned her mind to new
her girlfriend, was still plagued by a stalker, and the police was
not helping much.
starts to read her father’s journals, at last. He speaks about a
betrayal. They are also filled with concern for the atrocities that
was happening on Uranus. Therefore she sets forth to rescue her
brother from the Black Widow (Uranus). She has a brilliant scheme, a
map, and just in case, a Plan B.
can she leave Uranus untouched? Will its darkness touch her? Will
she, and the team of people who are gathering, be able to get to the
stalker before he gets to Bren?
attack on Bren unleashes all kinds of trouble in Angela’s life.
With Bren and Angelo both in hospital, she is almost living there.
Heading for a nervous breakdown, she is able to get them both in one
room, with a guard outside. And an extra bed for herself.
the middle of this she needs to find answers. What really happened on
the night Bren was attacked? Where did she go? And why did she make
those calls to Bren?
WHO made those calls to Bren?
Linden and the top students go through Bren’s case file and find
some irregularities. Evidence is missing. The police investigation is
going nowhere. All fingers point to the stalker being a policeman.
Soon the Intergalactic Bureau of Investigation takes over. Can they
find the truth?
Margaret wants the journals her father wrote for her. She is willing
to take Angela to court.
has a fierce bite. Can Angela hold on amidst all the twists and turns
life is throwing at her?
is book five in the ANGELA’S EPISTLES series.
after the attack on Bren is hard on our relationship. Her walls are
up so high I cannot reach her. But I know it’s not only the attack.
I lied to her. Everything between us is tainted.
has found love! I’m happy to have my brother here. Only, he isn’t
my brother, is he?
board members of Search International is having a party. Only, it
turns into the worst idea ever. I should have expected that for them.
Anyway. The new target on the International Bureau of Investigation’s
Top Ten list is Identity Thief. Which means I have to go to the bank
right after the party to ensure my money is protected properly.
then the hunt starts.
I find a way to reach Bren in her tower of pain? How deep does the
investigation into the mining atrocities in her father’s journals
go? And what other secrets will he share with her? Will Margaret
change her mind about wanting the journals? And can Angela find the
Identity Thief before he finds her?
the escapades of Angela, Bren and the people they love. This time
Angela has to face enemies from within and without. But can she do
this without the support of her lover, Bren, who had always been the
rock on which she could stand?
her mother, is still fighting her around every corner. Added to this
is a trusted friend that turns into an enemy.
Identity Thief seems like a walk in the park in the middle of
Angela's storms. But will she ever find this elusive criminal?
new secrets will her father's journal reveal? Can she heal the damage
to her relationship with Bren before it is too late? Can she survive
in a world filled with people that want to kill her?
Kruger lives in Vereeniging, South Africa. She is wife,
granddaughter, daughter, mother, and grandmother. Most of childhood
happened within the pages of books. Stories conspired to carry her
away from the world she knew. The places and people books introduced
her to were much more exciting than her boring existence.
married to her personal MacGyver, she surrounds herself with what
enriches her body, mind and soul. Family. Friends. Nature. Great
food. Good wine. Mountains of books. She writes novels challenging
major themes of her life in the genres of fantasy and gothic horror,
which she loves.
most people, sex, drugs, murder, home invasions, aliens, conspiracy
theories, gambling, election rigging, smuggling, secret societies,
drones, vintage fighter plane, and gun battles might make for a
stressful work week.
Sam Garrison, it's all just another day working for Tom Halgren.
P. Gallatin has lived in Alaska since he was a small child. A very
private person by nature, some Alaskans are like that, he tends to
keep his personal life to himself.
ex-Navy man, on returning home he found music to be his first love.
While playing in a band, he has seen the seamier side of Alaska up
close. During the late 1980s and early 1990s, Anchorage was still
trying to come to grips with having a fire hose nozzle of oil money
flowing freely. Sean got to watch a lot of people and situations from
the stage. It is surprising how people tend to ignore the band. There
are more tales waiting to be told.
after a cataclysmic nuclear war, Ghanaian scientists develop
technology that store consciousness onto data orbs called retcons.
Seventeen-year-old forensic specialist, Feeni Xo, is a Enhuman (a
radiation-enhanced metabolic human) that, similar to a vampire, need
blood for sustenance. Through a game called the House of Oware, Feeni
discovers that the virtual construct is actually an augmented
reality. She and her human best friend, Sammi, a young female
detective, have been mysteriously given specialized neural implants
that allow them to hack into government software. The two teenagers
race against time in a horrific world of deformed beasts to piece
together the puzzles of the digital mosaic. Will they find a way to
save sentient beings from total extinction or will they run out of
again, Nzondi creates a rich and vibrant world crackling with life.
He is a brilliant writer, one readers and critics should be
Nowalk, creator of How To Get Away With Murder
you're looking for a story that's daringly imaginative, Oware Mosiac
will scratch that itch."
Katsu, author of The Hunger
Oware Mosaic is real Afrofuturism, speculative fiction actually set
on the continent itself. This is the future of SF, and the
future is looking good.”
(Ace Antonio Hall),born July 4th, 1966 is an American urban fantasy
and horror writer. He is best known as the creator of Sylva
Slasher, a teenage zombie slasher who also raises the dead for police
investigations, which includes novels and short story collections.
His non-fiction book, Lord of the Flies: Fitness for Writers was
published by Omnium Gatherum. One of 2017's best Bruno Mars'
video/song parodies of 24K Magic, called 24 Cali Fitness, was
released to promote the book.
his many short stories that were published in anthologies and print
magazines, Hall's short story, Raising Mary: Frankenstein, was
nominated for 2016 horror story of the year for the 19th Annual
Editors and Preditors Readers Poll. Additionally, three of his short
stories were on the Horror Writers Association Reading list for
the 2017 StokerCon Awards. A former Director of Education for NYC
schools and the Sylvan Learning Center, the award-winning educator
earned a BFA from Long Island University. Hall currently lives in Los
Angeles with his bonsai named Bonnie.
Man, two kids, ten devices and an internet-sized generation gap
a former Guardian and BBC writer, and author of The
a hilarious story of mid-life crisis, family, technology, and coping
with the modern workplace.
Cooper is a depressed, analogue throwback; a cynical, alcoholic
Gen-Xer whose glory days are behind him. He’s unemployed, his
marriage has broken down, he’s addicted to internet hook-ups, and
is deeply ashamed of his son Geronimo, who lives life dressed as a
Jack’s daughter engineers a job for him at totally-lit tech firm
Sweet, he’s confronted by a Millennial and Zoomer culture he can’t
relate to. He loathes every detail – every IM, gif and emoji –
apart from Freya, twenty years his junior and addicted to
broadcasting her life on social media.
Jack evolve to fit in at Sweet, or will he remain a dinosaur stuck in
the 1980s? And will he halt his slide into loneliness and repair his
is for every Gen-Xer who ever struggled with a device, and for
everyone else who loves emojis ... said no one ever.
reading for anyone in the workplace over 40, and a handbook for those
cocky bastards who are not.’
available: the chilling start to the high-octane, can't-put-it-down
Leine Basso thriller series.
deadly assassin. A perpetual target. A double-cross she never saw
say the truth will set you free, but what if it kills you first?
eliminates terrorists for a living. After a routine assassination
almost gets her killed, she chalks it up to a fluke. Her lover and
fellow assassin, Carlos, has another idea altogether. He thinks their
boss is setting them up for a fall.
Carlos goes missing and a bombing thwarts another mission, Leine
suspects the stakes are far higher than she could ever imagine, and
wonders if the man in charge might have it in for her after all.
you like no-nonsense heroines, page-turning plots, and twists you
won’t see coming, then you’ll love D.V. Berkom’s tension-filled
A Killing Truth to find out how the story began…
Basso] is a sassy, kick-arse, no-nonsense,
I'll-eat-your-balls-for-breakfast type of woman. She simply rocks.
Berkom's books are ones when you almost forget to breathe. They're
fast-paced, taut with tension and sheer joy from start to
Killing Truth] introduces one of modern fiction's deadliest
Charles A. Ray
is my third Leine Basso, and like the others, the action never lets
up. Leine is the female Jack Reacher only she does it all without
being 6'5" and weighing 265 pounds, so that makes her more
incredible. If you like page-turners, you'll love this book."~
Polly Iyer, bestselling suspense author
Killing Truth would make an excellent introduction to D.V. Berkom's
writing...she's one of my favorites... love how she just puts you
right in the pages and you just don't want to end."~Hornfan2
Leine Basso series by DV Berkom is jam-packed with action and
adventure and Leine Basso is one bad*** protagonist..."
someone who has read all of the other current Leine Basso books
first, I can say that A Killing Truth had me in suspense the entire
twists and turns. An excellent thriller that pits Leine against not
only international criminals but her own boss."
the world needs now is more female characters like bad ass Leine
Basso. Bought the trio of books that follow this one because of how
much I enjoyed the plot and twists along the way." ~shzann
former assassin is drawn into the twisted game of a serial killer who
may be a grisly remnant from her past.
happens when a reality show turns deadly?
to leave her old life behind, retired assassin Leine Basso accepts a
job working security at one of television's most popular reality
shows, Serial Date. When a contestant is found dead in the prop
closet, it appears the killer is one of the 'bachelors' on the show-
an ex-con billed as a serial killer- but the detective in charge of
the case isn't so sure.
Leine's estranged daughter is abducted by a man claiming to be the
real killer, she's forced to rely on old skills to find her. She soon
realizes the murderer may be a grisly remnant from her past and
she'll need to use all of her cunning to stop him...
rescue her daughter.
you like black humor, no-nonsense heroines, and heart-stopping
action, you'll love Serial Date. Download it today!
you like fast-paced action, great lead characters, and don't mind a
few F-bombs and the occasional gore, DV Berkom is the author for
Date has everything a mystery/thriller needs to be successful,
fast-paced and action packed, strong and memorable characters and a
story that will grab you from beginning to end..." ~ Confessions
of a Reader
should you read it? In a nutshell it's a fast-paced, non-linear story
with some creepy elements mashed together with a splash of romance
and dark humour. What's not to like?" ~Indie
obsessions take center stage when a former assassin and a homicide
detective race against the clock to find a missing girl before she's
sold to the highest bidder.
as a person of interest in three cold case murders she didn't commit,
and required to stay in L.A., retired assassin Leine Basso accepts a
temporary position as a security specialist for A-list actor Miles
Fournier. Soon, a woman contacts Miles, claiming to be his long-lost
sister. Her twelve-year-old daughter, Mara, has been abducted and
she's desperate to get her back.
learns from a contact that Mara escaped, but the traffickers are
determined to track her down and deliver her to their powerful
client. Running out of time, Leine must find Mara before they do, or
she will be lost forever.
retired assassin is called in when a celebration south of the border
turns into a nightmare.
hired by a wealthy Beverly Hills power couple to find their missing
daughter, Elise, last seen partying with her boyfriend at a club in
Tijuana. At first, police believe the two teenagers are the victims
of a carjacking. But when Leine finds their missing vehicle with a
mutilated body inside, and the local cartel warns her away, she knows
if Elise isn’t already dead, she will be soon, or worse.
the lethal world of organized crime, there’s always a worse.
Leine races to uncover the reason behind Elise Bennett’s
disappearance, she must also battle the powerful interests fighting
to keep her from the truth.
for the Leine Basso Thriller series:
this, this is what thrillers are made of: grit, spunk, and
no-nonsense unputdownability...Quite simply: Brilliant " ~
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Berkom gives us a badass heroine that's fun to root for. Once Leine
discovers what is happening, there is no stopping her...an edge of
your seat thriller that delivers!" ~ Night
a doubt one of the most engaging, complex and enthralling mysteries
that had me totally in its grip..." ~
of a Reader
will be overjoyed with this gritty thriller...following Basso as she
works her tradecraft is a pleasure..." ~ BestThrillers.com
really exciting heroine for action thriller fans everywhere, but a
long overdue tough and plausible literary role-model for women."~
adventurous young backpacker, captured and sold. A black market
merchant who will stop at nothing to amass the power he craves. The
one woman who can stop him before he destroys everything…
by memories of an op gone bad, former assassin Leine
to Bangkok in search of a missing backpacker. With help from an old
contact, she discovers the man responsible for the girl’s
disappearance is connected to a violent Hong Kong triad and is the
linchpin of an extensive trafficking network—both animal and
enemies isn’t new for Leine, but making one in the triad is—she
soon finds herself a prisoner on board a cargo ship headed for
ensure her survival and to continue her hunt for the missing girl,
she must join forces with Derek, an ivory poacher who promises to
to stay up all night? Everybody's favorite assassin is back with a
vengeance in this high-octane, can't-put-it-down espionage thriller.
Deception. A nation on the brink of war…
when former assassin Leine Basso thinks she’s free from the
business of death, a desperate call from a friend drags her back into
the dark world of espionage and arms dealers.
you in on page one and doesn't set you free until the end. Another
sure-fire winner in a spectacular series." ~Tim
Tigner, International Bestselling Author of the Kyle Achilles
Berkom has created one kick-ass heroine in Leine Basso--a woman who
can do it all in the dog-kill-dog world of international espionage."
Carson Black, New York Times Bestselling Author
once started, The Last Deception is difficult to put down...[T]he
globe-trotting Leine uncovers acts of international espionage that
lead her on a desperate hunt for an elusive spy that could bring down
the world." Midwest
former assassin, battling her demons. A sinister enemy, determined to
destroy her. A wily street kid caught in the middle.
assassin Leine Basso is fresh off an assignment rescuing an American
teenager from a terrorist group in Libya when she thwarts the murder
of a street kid in Tripoli. Leine agrees to help the girl, but must
first visit a refugee camp to uncover the reason behind a rash of
the camp, Leine comes under a surprise attack--but only a handful of
people knew her true mission. The more she discovers about the
abductions, the more of a target she becomes, forcing her to revisit
a dark and violent past she thought she'd left behind. But it's
easy--too easy to fall back into her old ways.
that could get her killed.
Leine be able to survive a dark return?
you like gritty, fast-paced, can't-put-it-down thrillers with an
action-packed story ripped from the headlines, then you'll love Dark
Return. Download your copy today!
for Dark Return:
couldn’t put it down. My entire Saturday has been spent reading
Dark Return.” ~Sharon
of the best reads to come out in this genre in quite awhile. You
won’t want to put this book down.” ~Yvonne
There is no other way to describe it. I read it in one go it was that
good. Leine is one hell of a badass.” ~Silver
Return was a thrill-a-minute, page-turning suspense that never lets
up with action and intrigue. The author, DV Berkom, is a master when
it comes to character development and the story line.” ~ Paula
Berkom has honed her skills as writer to such a fine art that it is
indeed very difficult to tear yourself away from any of her books."
paced and full of action, this book will keep you both entertained
and intrigued from start to finish. Highly recommended!!" ~Derek
book will captivate you from the first paragraph to the last. It is
full of action and non-stop adventure..." ~txdoc
book in the series, they just keep getting better and better!! Read
them from the first in the series or just jump in here. Brilliant
read." ~ Sally
has matured as a solid writer with similarities to Mark Greaney, Mark
Dawson (John Milton series), and a whisper of Barry Eisler."
assassin Leine Basso has severed ties with everyone she loves to keep
them safe while she hunts for the ruthless terrorist, Salome. There
are rumblings that the French-born assassin is planning another
attack and Leine’s determined to stop her before it’s too
Leine thwart her plans, or will Salome’s own twisted vengeance mean
the end for Leine and everyone she loves?
London to Edinburgh to the City of Angels, Salome’s making a
comeback—and that comeback includes killing Leine.
kidnapped girl. A ruthless criminal who preys on the innocent. Two
killers who will stop at nothing to bring him down.
assassin Leine Basso was supposed to be in sunny LA, watching the
first class of operatives graduate from the new anti-trafficking
academy. Instead, she’s in North Dakota in the middle of a brutal
winter, helping old friend Derek van der Haar track down and
eliminate a deadly group of criminals hell-bent on providing young
girls to the highest bidder.
closer Leine and Derek get to the organization, the more dangerous
the mission becomes. Soon, it’s evident that the traffickers are
playing for keeps—and don’t care who they kill.
a story ripped from the headlines, Dakota Burn reveals the dark
underbelly of the Bakken oil fields, where human life is a commodity
and outlaws still rule.
you enjoy books by Mark Dawson, Barry Eisler, and Mark Greaney,
you’ll love D.V. Berkom. Download this gritty, action-packed
Berkom is the USA Today bestselling author of two action-packed
thriller series featuring strong female leads (Leine Basso and Kate
Jones). Her love of creating resilient, kick-ass women characters
stems from a lifelong addiction to reading spy novels, mysteries, and
thrillers, and longing to find the female equivalent within those
in the Midwest, she earned a BA in political science and promptly
moved to Mexico to live on a sailboat. Several years and many
adventures later, she wrote her first novel and was hooked. The Kate
Jones adventure thriller, Bad Spirits, was first published in 2010 as
an online serial, and was immediately popular with Kindle and Nook
fans. Dead of Winter, Death Rites, and Touring for Death soon
followed before she began the far grittier Leine Basso thriller
series in early 2012 with Serial Date.
currently lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, Mark, and
several imaginary characters who like to tell her what to do.