Natalie Brandon knows a 700-year-old Dante manuscript up for auction is a fake, but no one believes her because she was diagnosed with schizophrenia. To help stop the auction, she turns to her sister Beth, a history professor.
But Christof, the forger, can’t let them succeed. He needs money from the sale to avenge the death of his true love at the hands of a Russian mobster. To silence Natalie and Beth, he enlists the help of a British baron and a fledgling bureau of spies. But Christof’s allies have their own agenda, and as his quest for vengeance spirals out of control, he targets Natalie as the cause of everything that’s gone wrong. Can Natalie stay alive long enough to stop Christof and prove she’s right about the forgery?
The Dante Deception is the second book in the Natalie Brandon thriller series, with fast-paced action and a heroine readers call "unforgettable" and "enchanting."
In this chilling prequel, you’ll travel back to 2007, five years before the events of the first book in the series, The Romanov Legacy. If you like the suspense and international intrigue of David Baldacci and Daniel Silva, then you'll love Jenni Wiltz's page-turning thrillers.
Buy The Dante Deception to discover this exciting new series today.
Perfect for fans of: international crime novels, spy novels, espionage and conspiracy thrillers, psychological thrillers
In a hidden chamber off the coast of Nova Scotia an ancient tablet has been unearthed. Under layers of dirt is a series of symbols that will lead to one of the greatest treasures the world has ever known. For over 650 years it had remained undiscovered.
Angela Derby, the woman behind the discovery, enlists the help of ex-army Captain, Jack Shepherd and together they decipher the runes and begin a journey across the world. But they are not the only ones seeking the treasure and their quest soon becomes a race to stay alive.
Last Judgement is a page-turning adventure thriller from debut novelist John Carter, which will take you on a breathless ride all over the globe to the very heart of an ancient mystery. This is the perfect read for fans of Dan Brown, Chris Kuzneski and Charles Brokaw.
John Carter is a historian living in the US. This is his first novel.
With no-one willing to listen and nowhere to turn, Oscar seeks absolution in a desperate attempt to catch a killer and faces consequences that he could never have imagined.
Take four people that have been friends since college. Add a desire to protect others. Toss in a fun-loving look on life, and mix with a dash of a not-quite-by-the-book way of doing things, and what do you have?
The partners of Justice Security.
They are Joey Justice, after whom the company was named, Misty Wilhite, the love of Joey’s life, Dexter Beck, the martial arts master and computer nerd, and Percival “King Louie” Washington, who bears a striking facial resemblance to a particular cartoon character.
In this introductory story, the partners provide security for a society dog show with unexpected death coming from an unknown source. They also provide security for a Heavyweight Boxing Championship that has no challenger, and they are hired to investigate the deaths of two innocent teens. Those deaths are tied into a government contract, and, through an unfortunate accident, they make a mortal enemy of an insane Mexican drug cartel leader.
They are aided by their government liaison – FBI Agent Marcus Moore. But with the situation turning darker by the minute, can these four unlikely heroes continue to stay alive?
Inspired by the classic song performed by Three Dog Night, T. M. Bilderback’s Mama Told Me Not To Come is an adventure that you won’t forget!
In the small town of Tucker’s Corner, Oregon, a bank manager is killed because he found some information about payoffs from Esteban Fernandez to a very high-level member of the United States Government. The banker had time to mail out three copies of this dangerous information before he died.
He mailed a copy to himself.
He mailed a copy to his ex-wife.
And he mailed a copy to his old friend in the city…a man that has a security company that bears his name.
The banker mailed the information to Jim Dandy Security.
Two of the three recipients of the information are dead, and so is the Tucker’s Corner Postmaster.
Jim quickly finds out that this information is deadly, and he finds that he’s in way over his head. He calls in some favors from his competition.
This time, it isn’t Jim Dandy to the rescue. It’s Justice Security, and the situation has never been deadlier.
After the dramatic events experienced in Jim Dandy, Patty Ferguson and Brandon King decide to take a vacation. They need a well-deserved rest before taking on the responsibilities of taking charge of the plainclothes personnel at the new second Justice Security location.
They choose to return to Carson City, Nevada. Patty, not an outdoors person, found the desert to be relaxing. Brandon books them into Big Daddy’s Hotel And Casino, where Homer “Big Daddy” Crenshaw is waiting for them.
Big Daddy has had some trouble with a local gang, and would like to let the fact that a couple of Justice Security people are on the premises. With the okay from Joey Justice and the other partners of Justice Security, Brandon and Patty agree to the request.
But, when Big Daddy turns up dead, and the two vacationing young people are left stranded in the desert, Justice Security descends on Carson City to take care of their own, in their own explosive manner!
Former SAS trooper turned undercover cop Dan Spider Shepherd knows there are no easy solutions in the war against terrorism. But when a killer starts to target pardoned IRA terrorists, Shepherd has to put his life on the line to protect his former enemies; and as a Muslim assassin closes in on his prey, Shepherd realises that the only way to save lives is to become a killer himself.
Dan 'Spider' Shepherd is infiltrating a tightly-knit team of bank robbers, when a group of home-grown Islamic fundamentalist fanatics embark on a campaign of terror the like of which Britain has never seen. Car bombs and beheadings are only the prelude of what they have planned.
And Shepherd is the only man who can stop them.
Villains across London are being beaten, crippled and killed by vigilante cops. Crime rates are falling, but the powers that be want Dan 'Spider' Shepherd to bring the wave of rough justice to an end. Shepherd has always known that there are grey areas in the fight against crime, and that sometimes justice gets lost in the process. But when his own family is brought into the firing line, Shepherd has some hard decisions of his own to make.
Ben Hope is unstoppable, unbreakable, unforgettable. For a limited period, discover the first 6 Ben Hope novels at an unbeatable price, to celebrate publication of the seventh and most explosive book yet – The Sacred Sword.
This special offer bundle by bestselling author Scott Mariani comprises of the first six Ben Hope novels, together for the very first time:
The Alchemist’s Secret
The Mozart Conspiracy
The Doomsday Prophecy
The Heretic’s Treasure
The Shadow Project
The Lost Relic
What would you do if the world was brought to a standstill? If you heard deafening static followed by the words, ‘My children. Do not be afraid’?
Would you turn to God? Subscribe to the conspiracy theories? Or put your faith in science and a rational explanation?
The lives of all twenty-six people in this account are affected by the message. Most because they heard it. Some because they didn’t.
The Testimony – a gripping story of the world brought to its knees and of its people, confused and afraid.
An international cover-up that could change the course of history...
Sean has been tracking a symbol from another age. It provides a clue to a barbaric conspiracy. A puzzle with an answer feared for millenia.
When Isabel wakes to find Sean hasn't come home she doesn't worry. At first. But when the police turn up on her doorstep wanting to interview him, she has to make a decision.
Does she keep faith in him or does she believe the evidence?
The symbol Sean and Isabel have been chasing will finally be revealed in Manhattan as one of the greatest banks in the world totters. Can Isobel uncover the truth before time runs out...or will she too be murdered?
A thrilling, high-octane race to save civilisation that will engross fans of Dan Brown, David Baldacci and James Patterson.
They call him Sawbones: a serial killer touring America kidnapping young women.
The FBI’s investigating- but getting nowhere.
The latest victim is Laura Jones. Sixteen years old. Pretty. Blonde. And the daughter of one of New York’s most notorious gangsters. Laura’s Dad doesn’t care about the law. What he wants is revenge. And he knows just the guys to get it.
This time, Sawbones picked on the wrong family...
When the murder of a pair of fishermen in Jersey, and an inferno in his factory in China fails to stop Soh's relentless efforts to expand, he finally comes to the attention of the British authorities.
Unfortunately, the Soh family has become so entrenched in Hong Kong society that it is beyond a foreign government's power to have Harry Soh arrested for his crimes.
In a desperate effort to have him brought down, the problem passed to the inheritors of Jade Green's fortune. In accepting this challenge The Fund must prove to the world that they are now the force for good that Jade Green envisioned.
Will they be up to the challenge?
Lured by the mysterious Contessa di Albertosi, Steane soon finds himself caught up in a web of lies and deceit. With no job and a gambling habit to maintain, he can't resist the offer of enough money to solve all of his problems. All he has to do is travel to Greece and track down a long buried secret. But Steane isn't the only one searching...
Lured to Florence by a false business proposition, retired agent Steve Cromarty is framed for a terrorist attack. Deeply implicated and badly needing a pay cheque, he is unable to refuse involvement in a smuggling scheme. But Cromarty is his own man and he's determined to find out what his ruthless former boss Macbride has in store and where the beautiful
Tonight, Joey Justice and Misty Wilhite have turned up in the rotation, along with up-and-comers Brandon King and Patty Ferguson. As Joey and Misty arrive, Joey goes inside, and Misty returns to the car for a forgotten item. While she’s at the car, the club is taken over by a large force of armed men, and the exits are sealed.
Inside, the true owner of the club is revealed to be Justice Security’s mortal enemy, the Mexican drug cartel leader Esteban Fernandez, who, by telephone, threatens to kill the club patrons unless Joey gives himself up and brings Misty inside.
Trapped inside the club with two hundred innocent people during a deadly cat-and-mouse game, Joey and his four grunts do their best to keep everyone safe and not get caught. But, with time running out, can he save everyone?
When a group of armed police in an elite unit turn maverick and start to rip off drug dealers at gunpoint, undercover cop Dan 'Spider' Shepherd is ordered to infiltrate the tight-knit team. Facing men with guns is nothing new for the former SAS trooper, but it's the first time he's had to investigate his own. As Shepherd finds himself in the firing line, he has to decide exactly where his loyalties lie.
People-smuggling, counterfeit currency and attempted murder. It's all in a day's work for undercover cop Dan 'Spider' Shepherd. But what starts as a run-of-the mill investigation quickly turns into a matter of life and death when he uncovers a terrorist cell on a mission of death and destruction. With the clock ticking and the explosives primed, Shepherd and his colleagues realise that to avoid catastrophe, they have to be even more merciless than the terrorists.
Now working for the Serious Organised Crime Agency, undercover cop Dan 'Spider' Shepherd is used to putting his life on the line. But when the man who once saved his life is kidnapped in the badlands of Iraq, thrown into a basement and threatened with execution, Shepherd has to decide whether his loyalties lie with his country, his career, or his friend.
Two women have been attacked at Mt. Rushmore National Monument, a malevolent force has arrived and the small town of Keystone is threatened with unrest like they’ve never seen.
The IRA activates the perfect assassin - a sleeper who is a trained killer but who has built a perfectly normal identity in England. The target is PinMan - a member of the Royal Family. Once the plot is started, there are no cut-outs; not even the Army Council of the IRA can stop it.
TO POSSESS IT HE WILL PAY IN BLOOD
Where ex-SAS major Ben Hope goes, trouble always follows...
Ben Hope is trained to identify danger. So when he finds out that someone very important to him is working on a US container ship in the treacherous seas off the East African coast, he fears the worst.
Within days the ship is hijacked by pirates. Taking matters into his own hands, Ben embarks upon the most daring rescue mission of his career ... because this is no ordinary hostage situation.
There is something on board the ship that’s more precious than life itself – and a bloodthirsty tyrant will kill to possess it.
As events spiral out of control, Ben Hope’s skill and resourcefulness will be tested like never before. Ben would die to protect those close to him, but in a hostile environment, against ruthless warriors, even the ultimate sacrifice might not be enough...
BEN HOPE is one of the most celebrated action adventure heroes in British fiction and Scott Mariani is the author of numerous bestsellers. Join the ever-growing legion of readers who get breathless with anticipation when the countdown to the new Ben Hope thriller begins ...
The master bestseller returns with the explosive follow up to STAR OF AFRICA. The second in a two-part series.
The adventure began in Star of Africa, now ex-SAS major Ben Hope is in the most desperate situation of his life...
Held hostage by a despicable tyrant in the heart of Africa, it’s not looking good for Ben Hope.
General Khosa’s lust for blood is matched only by his lust for power – and he wants to use Ben’s superior military skills to turn his rabble of inexperienced boys into an army of lethal soldiers.
If Ben refuses, Khosa will kill the person he loves most. If he cooperates, he’ll bring more death and devastation to the world’s most violent, war-torn nation.
Either way, Ben will have blood on his hands – unless he can defeat Khosa. It seems an impossible task. But for Ben Hope, anything is possible...