“***** An outstanding debut. Unputdownable.”
“***** A gut puncher.”
“***** Dark, dangerous, daring.”
“***** Wow. Very, very good.”
“***** Tight, complex, edge-of-your-seat reading.”
When ex soldier Brolin Walker arrives at Devils Lake, North Dakota, to pay a ransom to recover his stepson’s body, he’s convinced it will all go smoothly. But the body never turns up, and Brolin barely escapes the night with his life.
Determined to find out what happened to his stepson, Brolin begins a deadly journey that takes him into an underworld of drug kingpins, addicts, and hitmen, and leaves him scrambling to unravel a dark mystery as shocking as his own past.
What happens when your dreams collide with reality?
Katie Button doesn’t believe in soulmates. When charismatic Jack Masterson asks her out on a date, despite him being her new boss alongside his more aloof brother, James, she agrees.
But her romantic dreams about a dashing highwayman, heroic gladiator and Tudor lord are becoming more frequent. And, worryingly, they feel real. She remembers every detail, every touch, every kiss. Until she realises the man in her dreams is James.
But Katie doesn’t even like James. And what about Jack, who is whisking her away for sexy mini breaks in the here and now?
Katie knows she needs to put an end to her dreams before they ruin her life. But how?
Oceans and Worlds Apart
Cas is called home, to the other side of the world, when her grandparents are taken ill. The last thing she expects when she reaches New Zealand is to meet someone from her past. Can she learn to look past her painful memories and allow happiness into her heart?
In the meantime, Sam and Niall struggle to maintain their relationship while living apart, but still manage to rewrite the history of the Roman Empire in Scotland with Sam’s first university dig.
Banished from the nemeton, becoming a priestess is no longer the future for Nara, a princess of the Selgovae tribe. Now charged with choosing a suitable mate before Beltane, her plan is thwarted by Lorcan, an enemy Brigante prince, who captures her and takes her to his hill fort. Despite their tribes fighting each other, Nara feels drawn to her captor, but time runs out for her secret quest.
As armies of the Roman Empire march relentlessly northwards, Lorcan intends to use Nara as a marriage bargain, knowing all Celtic tribes must unite to be strong enough to repel imminent Roman attack. Nara’s father, Callan, agrees to a marriage alliance between Selgovae and Brigante, but has impossible stipulations. Lorcan is torn between loyalty to his tribe and growing love for Nara.
When danger and death arrive in the form of the mighty Roman forces, will Nara be able to choose her Beltane lover?
The Beltane Choice tells a tale of war and love in Celtic Britain.
PRAISE FOR THE BELTANE CHOICE:
“very human and personal story with a very believable vision of Late Iron Age society”
~ 5*, Mark Patton, archaeologist and author of An Accidental King
“…as wild as that untamed land and as sweet as heather mead”
~ 5*, Kate Robbins, author of Bound to the Highlander
“her careful selection of words enhanced the imagery … ancient-century Romeo and Juliet”
~ The Reading Cafe
Also in the Celtic Fervour series:
After Whorl: Bran Reborn
After Whorl: Donning Double Cloaks
The Past is a Lost Book
While visiting the beautiful Hebridean island of Lismore, Cas and Sam stumble upon a new chapter of the island’s past. Once again, they are confronted by the ghosts of the distant past, and ancient tragedy combines with present danger as each is faced with a fresh challenge.
Archaeology provides a strong bond between Cas and her favourite men, but the mystery they uncover proves easier to solve than the ongoing conflicts in her personal life, and love seems as fragile and elusive as ever.
The Book of Lismore is the sequel to The Calgary Chessman, also published by Crooked Cat Publishing
Meet Amy, Beth and Sarah. All intelligent women with one thing in common – a bad taste in men!
Amy receives seductive texts from Gav and promptly skips round to his house for a mid-afternoon romp. She never planned it that way. Maybe one day he’ll actually fall in love with her?
Beth sits at her desk, her mobile phone propped up in front of her keyboard. Anytime soon it’ll light up like the Blackpool Illuminations, and Karl will finally get in touch about that drink. It’s been five days…
An art gallery on Belfast’s prosperous Lisburn Road and a body found on a beautiful Northern Irish beach. What can possibly link them?
When ambition and power begin to control lives, Superintendent Marc Craig and his team are called to Portstewart’s North Atlantic coast. What they find there links the past with the present, and casts the dark shadow of a terrorist over innocent lives.
Marc Craig and his team follow a trail of lies and secrets, only to discover that no-one is beyond reproach. The Broken Shore.
Book Five in the Craig Crime Series.
On a windswept beach on the Isle of Mull, Cas Longmore is walking away loneliness when she unearths a mystery in the sand. To Cas, torn between Scotland and her New Zealand home, the object seems as odd and out-of-place as herself. Intrigued, she begins to search for its origins, thinking it will bring a brief respite from isolation. Instead, the Calgary chess piece opens the door to friendships and new hope. Her son, meanwhile, brings home his own revelation to shake her world.
Espionage. Murder. Love.
Jeff Mitchell has a headache and he doesn’t know why. But then, he doesn’t know much about his life at all. Only one word means something: carbon. 100% of diamonds and 20% of the human body. What does it have to do with the agents tailing him in New York? Or the threats against his life?
Who is the exotic brunette who would kill to protect him? And the beautiful blonde in his bed?
The Carbon Trail – the mind has no limits.
When something from Belfast’s troubled past happens again in 2014, everyone fears the worst and Marc Craig’s team is called.
They find a place of contemplation and a distant country linked in an unexpected way. One which no-one could have foretold.
The team also gains a new member, and in the background preparations continue for a momentous event, but everything depends on the case being solved first.
The Careless Word. Be careful of what you say. Book Eight in the Craig Crime Series.