Mystery & Thriller

Due Date

A Shelby McDougall Mystery

by Nancy Wood

Surrogate mother Shelby McDougall just fell for the biggest con of all — a scam that risks her life … and the lives of her unborn twins.

Twenty-three-year-old Shelby McDougall is facing a mountain of student debt and a memory she’d just as soon forget. An ad in Rolling Stone for a

Fruit of the Devil

by Mary Flodin

Ms. Aurora Bourne would do anything to protect her students from harm … even if that means going up against the most powerful corporation on the planet.

While getting her classroom ready for Fall, Aurora feels sick, and it’s more than back-to-school-blues. Strawberry fields nearby have just been fumigated and pesticides are

Goddess Chosen

Book One of the Goddess Rising Series

by Jay Hartlove

The man who would beat the devil isn’t a hero, but a ruthless madman.

Running from his dark past, former Duvalier hit man Charles Redmond is forced to take sides in a battle that has been raging since Exodus:

Goddess Daughter

Book Two of the Goddess Rising Series

by Jay Hartlove

How far can you genetically alter someone before she becomes someone else … before she loses her soul?

A breakthrough in human cloning leads to unspeakable evil. Psychiatrist Sanantha Mauwad is back, helping a world leading geneticist recover a four-month memory gap in

Available Winter 2019

Goddess Rising

Book Three of the Goddess Rising Series

by Jay Hartlove

Saved by a goddess … but only as a tool for revenge?

The nascent goddess Desiree meets the Egyptian archangel Joseph while ghost-busting the myth of Saint Patrick. Aided by her psychiatrist, Sanantha Mauwad, Desiree discovers she

Available Spring 2020

The Stork

A Shelby McDougall Mystery

by Nancy Wood

Shelby McDougall’s past is behind her. Almost.

It’s been five and a half years since Shelby put her infant twins up for adoption, and she’s finally on track. Back in Santa Cruz,

The Game Warden

by Mary Flodin

Fish and Game Warden is not just Kelli Cavanaugh's job — it's her passion. But now, she finds herself fighting not only for the watershed she swore to protect, but for her very life.

When she responds to an anonymous tip about someone dumping toxic waste in a pristine salmon creek, she is attacked from behind and knocked out.

Treasure Hunt

A Shelby McDougall Story

by Nancy Wood

When ten-year-old Tyler signs up for a Saturday afternoon treasure hunt sponsored by the city’s Parks department, he discovers much more than he bargained for.

His beloved Granny had begged him to register. She said he’d meet new kids, see some new places in Santa Cruz, and spend an afternoon