1: No Dogs In Philly(review copy) – Andy Futuro: Philadelphia. Elzi on every corner, cops just itching to crack a skull, and the Gaespora lordin’ it up in their high towers while the rest of the filth dribbled down the sewer. Saru had a way out. All she had to do was find the girl, one skinny stray with blue, blue eyes-bluer than anyone had ever seen-and ten million fat bucks were hers. Except someone was killing blue-eyed girls, and they were A-list, major-league, cold-sweat effective. And something about the end of all existence if she failed.
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2: Murder By Bequest(review copy) – John Spencer Pantiss: With the story opening on the scene of a “family squabble” between the two main (series) characters, Sherrod Reynard Colsne (pronounced kōn, with silent “l” and “s”) and Montague Boyd “Monty” Weston, the latter makes casual mention of a recent and bizarre murder, in an attempt to arouse his employer and friend to action. Action in this sense means business, the work of a professional detective.
3: Everville: The Fall of Brackenbone(review copy) – Roy Huff: Two very different worlds, Easton Falls University and the magical realm of Everville are in dire need of a hero. Owen Sage embarks on an epic journey of monumental proportions to save these worlds all while fighting to keep the world within himself intact. This quest is not for the faint of heart nor is it for the weak of mind—only the bravest will succeed. Discovering the well-kept secret of The Fourth Pillar of Truth is only part of the feat. Owen will have to outwit the ever-powerful villain Governor Jahal and overcome countless other challenges along the way. Amongst all of the dragons, giants and grand chaos, will Owen’s acquired skills and wisdom be enough to save both worlds or will peril be the ultimate fate of all?
4: Spettra(review copy) – Adam Gainer: ide the walls Whitewall Psychiatric Institute, strange things have been happening. Perfectly healthy doctors are dropping dead like flies, and a certain psychiatrist begins to hear voices. All of them are crying for help. Tara, a woman crippled by a motor vehicle accident the year before, begins to see beyond the physical world she that has now been banned from. She begins to see a wonderful place, where the horizon is breathtaking, and it is where Tara can finally walk and speak again.
5: Deadly Flare-Up – Linda Pendleton: Sex, drugs and missing money … not your ordinary trip to the dentist! An ex-con, a stripper, a psychologist and a dentist, all have one thing in common ─ former Southern California D.A., turned private investigator, Richard McCord. Surviving numerous challenges over the years, both personally and professionally, Richard McCord discovers he’s again facing a predicament. What appeared to be a simple case quickly explodes into multiple murders, a Mexican drug cartel connection, temptation from a vivacious exotic dancer, and maybe even a serious relationship with a beautiful therapist.
6: Don’t Dare A Dame – M. Ruth Meyers: Depression-era private investigator Maggie Sullivan risks losing her P.I. license — and her life — when two spinsters hire her to learn the fate of their father, who vanished twenty-six years earlier. She’s barely started when her main suspect commits suicide and Maggie is summoned before the powerful chief of police. A stroke of his pen will revoke her license, and he warns her he’s getting complaints about her from City Hall.