Escaping the pressures of big-city policing, Maxine Benson is happy to be appointed police chief in the resort town of Port Ainslie. Max's biggest challenge is to overcome skepticism at her ability to deal with major crimes like the murder of Billy Ray Edwards. Few people mourn Billy Ray's passing. He was a bully and was also intent on derailing the biggest development project in the town's history. But murder's murder, and Max is ready to solve it on her own and prove her worth to the townspeople. And maybe even to herself.
Toronto homicide detectives Pratt and Ellis are brought in to investigate a series of hit-and-runs. Someone seems to be trying to kill random people using stolen cars. The detectives try to find any connections between the victims that might indicate something else at work. What they discover is beyond their wildest imagining.
A gang of terrorists is planning an attack on the Tower of London. Or are they? British intelligence and the CIA combine forces. Follow secret agents Rob and Jenn as they race against time and across London. Can they seize the criminals and uncover their deadly plan before it is too late?
Small-town reporter Claire Abbott wakes from a nightmare, convinced a bomb will go off in the local school. And then, strangely enough, there really is a bomb scare. After the school is cleared by police and their sniffer dog, Claire is certain the threat isn't over. People are behaving strangely. Claire believes a bomber will attack the school. But when? And who is the bomber? Claire must track down the culprit and stop him before the bomb goes off. Race Against Time is the third novel in a series of mysteries featuring journalist and sleuth Claire Abbott.
While struggling with the death of her beloved adoptive mother, sixteen-year-old Brenna reconnects with members of her biological family, hoping to discover why her biological mother broke off contact many years earlier. At the same time, she is falling in love with Ryan, who provides support while she grieves but has to leave her when she needs him most. Despite powerful feelings of abandonment, Brenna realizes that getting strong physically and focusing on the needs of others might just help her move beyond her crippling grief, find peace and plan a future for herself. Dancing in the Rain continues the story that began in Shelley Hrdlitschkas bestselling Dancing Naked.
Troop 13 Mysteries is a series for middle school readers featuring four adventurous, fun-loving 13-year-old Girl Scouts from California's Troop 13. While learning how to care for horses at a dude ranch in the western plains of Nevada, thirteen-year-old Sierra and her three best friends CJ, Becca, and Jonnie learn about the mysterious disappearance of government-protected wild horses, one of which was supposed to be adopted by their new friend Devyn. When the four friends decide to help Devyn find her horse, they discover it won't be easy, not with a suspicious rodeo owner standing in the scouts' way and leading them to believe someone is stealing the horses and using them for illegal purposes....
Troop 13 Mysteries is a series for middle school readers featuring four adventurous, fun-loving 13-year-old Girl Scouts from California's Troop 13. Becca and her friends Sierra, CJ, and Jonnie are determined to win the gold medal for Troop 13 at the Gold Rush Jamboree. When a mysterious clue hints at treasure buried in the nearby Haunted Caves, Becca and her friends are determined to find that, too--even if that means sneaking away from camp, hanging out with bats, and being threatened by robbers....