Over 100,000 Susan May dark thrillers sold in 2016. For lovers of Stephen King, early Dean Koontz, and those who love a page-turner. Susan May will become your next favorite author.
What readers have said about Susan May’s latest thriller The Troubles Keeper … “I fell in love with your well written book. I usually don’t venture away from my normal authors but I think I found a new one!”
“Thrillers are not a usual for me but I soon became hooked and wrapped up in the read sacrificing sleep even as I had work in the am.”
“I have read your other works. You are an amazing writer. The plot twists keep me at the edge of my seat. The darkness is just enough to make one wonder.”
“Wow. Love your writing style. You have definitely earned a new reader. Got the book Saturday around 9pm and did not put it down till 2:30am when I greedily devoured every word written.”
“I compared your writing to Robin Cook in Deadly Messengers … at the beginning to middle of Troubles Keeper I was thinking of Dean R. Koontz. But by the end I decided you write 100% in the style of Susan May.” Lisa
HE SAVES OTHERS FROM THEIR TROUBLES. WHO WILL SAVE HIM?
Bus driver Rory Fine has a gift. He can take troubles from others with merely a touch. On a rain-swept night he asks his glum passengers to leave their worrisome emotions in his palm. But when he touches one passenger’s hand everything he knows about troubles keeping is shattered. Somebody aboard hides a deadly and dangerous secret.
What began simply, descends into a perilous battle with a menacing and evil dark entity and Rory now faces a terrible decision. Should he reveal his secret gift to Mariana, the passenger he’s come to love but barely knows? The last time that happened somebody died. But Rory must find a way because someone or something stalks Mariana. Someone who kills in a macabre and sickening way. Someone with abilities more powerful than his own.
Should the killer’s plan succeed it’s not just Mariana at risk but the very fabric of the world. Rory will need to discover a strength he may not possess. Even then, that might not be enough. For when the Trepan Killer wants you, there’s nowhere to run and nowhere to hide.
Can Rory stop the Trepan Killer before he loses all? To do so, he will face more than the killer. He will face his own harrowing past.International best-selling thriller author Susan May comes another page-turner keeping readers up way past their bedtime. The Troubles Keeper is a non-stop supernatural suspense ride, with memorable characters readers love and a fictional world that you won’t want to leave.
Includes: Nine Chapters of Deadly Messengers, the dark police thriller readers say is impossible to put down.
WHAT READERS SAY ABOUT SUSAN MAY’S STORIES
Susan May seems to be following in the footsteps of Stephen King. I, for one, have already put her on my ‘if she writes it, I will read it’ list. Madelon Wilson (Good Reads Reviewer USA)
Not since Odd Thomas have I enjoyed a character as much as I do Rory Fine! Carolyn Werner (Good Reads Reviewer USA)
Susan May proves once again why she is the foremost genre writer of the suspense/thriller/supernatural novel.Judy Clay (Amazon reviewer USA)
I just finished it and my initial thought upon completion was Wow! Jan E. Klein (Good Reads reviewer USA)
A unique take on a serial killer and the author is brilliant at creating a storyline that leaves the reader breathless. Maureen Ellis (Good Reads reviewer UK)
Susan May’s name belongs to the A-List suspense writers Parthenon, next to Stephen King, Gillian Flynn, Dean Koontz or Glenn Cooper. Jorge Lopez (Good Reads Reviewer USA)
Susan May continues to astound me. ‘The Troubles Keeper’ kept me spellbound. Sandy Jones (Good Reads Reviewer New Zealand)
Watch out Stephen King Susan May is coming up on the outside with her outstanding story telling. Lynn McCarthy (Good Reads Reviewer Australia)
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Twenty years earlier, Donna and Angie shared an intimate weekend in Cancun. So when Donna drops by for a visit, the passion of that long ago weekend ignites anew, but Donna comes strapped with a surprise. And when they’re caught by Angie’s husband Dan, the surprises keep on coming.
A Grace deHaviland bounty hunter short story from crime thriller writer David DeLee, author of Fatal Destiny
When you’re a bounty hunter, making snap judgments about people will often save your life. But what if those first impressions are wrong? When Grace deHaviland chases a bail jumper to the White Mountains of New Hampshire, a long way from her home turf of Columbus, Ohio, she may discover the answer — with deadly consequences.
“I found the story to be very fast paced and engaging, and moving in such a way as to keep me intrigued with every turn of the page. I couldn’t put it down…” Hitherandthee, Night Owl Reviews
“This had me hooked from the beginning.” Amazon Reviewer
“Jordan K. Rose does a great job of mixing romance, suspense and humor that keeps you engrossed and entertained throughout and definitely wishing for more.” Amazon Reviewer
“Jordan’s characters always have some quirk. This world is amazingly different from Eva Prim’s. I love them both, these novellas are short, sweet, and just enough, just like chocolate.” Amazon Reviewer
Reade Hayes knows better than any vampire that nothing good ever comes out of Central City. So he isn’t surprised the beautiful blonde he meets in a dive bar is crazy. What does surprise him is how fast she moves, how hard she hits, and the fact she’s wearing a ring he last saw two decades ago on the hand of his dead friend.
Is it possible the little girl he swore a blood pact to protect didn’t die in the fire? If the beauty sitting beside him is that pretty little baby, where has she been for twenty years? And why is she so lethal?
On hindsight Lawrie Tyrone realizes drinking vampire blood might not have been the smartest decision. But scientists experiment and if she is going to prove her father was not a traitor, she has to take risks. So far she’s experienced no alarming side effects, well, none other than being able to recognize vampires walking among humans.
From the power he exudes to his gorgeous dark eyes everything about the man to her right screams danger. Every logical thought tells her to kill him. But something in his eyes stops her. Is he using his vampire powers to influence her, or is something else making her heart ache for him?
In the tradition of Stephen King and Dean Koontz – intended for mature audiences. Jack Tremont moves his family to the quiet mountains of Western Maryland hoping to leave behind a troubled past and restart his life. Instead, he finds himself caught up in a nightmare when his daughter Sarah is targeted by Nate Huckley, a mysterious and horrifying stranger driven by a dark, ancient power who will stop at nothing to abduct Sarah. When Sarah goes missing, suspicion falls on Jack and he must uncover the secrets of the small mountain town of Prescott City and face the evil secret hidden there. As he digs further, he learns the conspiracy reaches more deeply than he could have imagined. He must soon face the question, What is a father willing to do to save his child? The answer? Anything. Anything at all.
Elizabeth and Darcy do not meet again at Pemberley…
After Mr. Bennet died and Mr. Gardiner went bankrupt, Elizabeth became the governess of Lady Catherine’s unwanted ward. One day she collided with Mr. Darcy in the halls of Rosings. He was sweet and kind, and Elizabeth quickly fell in love with him. But it was too late for her: Mr. Darcy was engaged to his cousin, Anne.
Lady Catherine called Darcy to Rosings after she learned about Georgiana’s near elopement to Wickham. She gave Darcy a terrible choice: Marry Anne, or I shall tell the world!
Then Darcy saw Elizabeth again. He knew then that he had never ceased to love her. And she now loved him in return. Darcy was torn between protecting his sister and the desperate wishes of his heart. But when Darcy at last sees a hope for himself and Elizabeth, something terrible happens that may keep them apart forever…
When bounty hunter Jack Coltrane delivers his latest catch to the sheriff in El Paso, Jack is hoping to take a few days to relax, then collect his cash and hit the trail. But now the sheriff has been shot and the Belton boys are on the run.
Jack sets out to catch them. But Marcus Tanner, the brother of a man Jack killed, is hot on Jack’s trail and eager for vengeance.
If you love traditional westerns with plenty of action, you’re going to love Tombstone Jack.
This is a 14,000 word novelette, so you can read it in one sitting!
Jordan Amador. 21. New Yorker. Waitress. Mild alcoholic. Murderer.
Two years ago, Jordan accidentally shot and killed a Seer: a person who can see, hear, and talk to ghosts with unfinished business. Her crime came with a hefty price, too. She has two years to help a hundred souls cross over to the afterlife or her soul is bound for hell. Tough break.
As if that weren’t bad enough, two days before her deadline a handsome pain-in-the-ass poltergeist named Michael strolls into her life. His soul is the key to her salvation, but the cost just might be more than she can handle. Solving his death puts her right in the crosshairs of Belial: a vain, bloodthirsty archdemon who won’t rest until she’s his slave. Can she rescue Michael and save her own soul, or will they both be dragged down into the clutches of the eternal black parade?
Ranked #5 in Amazon’s Top 100 Bestselling Novels in the Occult Horror category and #9 in the Paranormal Demons and Devils category on June 19, 2014.
“Scarsella spices [his tale] with saucy language when needed and street lingo where appropriate. He keeps the suspense at high level until the answers unfold.” – The Buffalo News (May 31, 2015)
Lawyers Gone Bad is the story of beleaguered attorney disciplinary counsel, Dean Alessi, and his trusty investigator, Stu Foley, in their fight against lawyers gone bad – that is, lawyers who commit ethical and criminal wrongs. In this case they’re investigating the local District Attorney, who may have committed the ultimate ethical wrong – murder.
Novelist Vincent Scarsella draws on his over 18 years of real life experience as head of the Eighth Judicial District Grievance Committee in Buffalo, New York to craft a gripping, suspenseful novel about lawyers gone bad.
But the story is more than a crime novel. It concerns friendship, loss, unrequited love, and ultimately, justice. It seeks to answer the question, does what goes around, come around? “Lawyers Gone Bad,” follows on the success of Vincent Scarsella’s debut crime novel, “The Anonymous Man”, about which The Buffalo News said: “’The Anonymous Man’ gets decent marks for creativity and intricacy…it’s a fast read that runs through familiar local settings to a satisfying conclusion. Scarsella has the makings of a good storyteller…he and [Jack] Fox could go places.”
★★★★★ I am really enjoying reading this book so far. – Krystal H. (March 7, 2016)
★★★★★ Lawyers Gone Bad Is So Good! – Gary L. Hosking (January 1, 2015)
★★★★★ Fantastic Plot! – Harry J Gawronski (April 8, 2015)
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Lars Spencer is bad news incarnate. Too handsome for his own good, too rich to comprehend, and way too close to home. The last time I saw him, his brother was marrying my best friend. And that night, he proved that his playboy ways know no limits. He’s a pig, and I’m saving myself for a prince. I have no business crushing on him…but my silly, stubborn heart didn’t get the memo.
So when we end up on the same Spring Break booze cruise, I make myself a promise: we’ll just be friends. No matter what. Even if he makes me laugh. Even if he actually listens to me when I talk. Even if he makes my heart race and my body tingle. Because I know how he treats women, and I know I wouldn’t survive the Spencer treatment.
Then again, this trip is supposed to be about pushing my boundaries, letting go, and facing my fears. Trust me on this: loving Lars Spencer is downright terrifying.
Is he really changing his ways, or am I just cruising for trouble?
**That Kind of Love is a 45,000 word novella with NO cheating, NO cliffhanger, and a very HEA! It features characters from Wife for a While, but it can be read as a standalone.**
Liz Miller has returned to the Yorkshire town of Whitby after eighteen years away, to help her elder sister Kate dismantle the family home following their mother’s death.
Liz has spent the years living a bohemian existence in Paris, Dublin and Boston, while sensible Kate is a university lecturer, married with a teenage daughter.
The sisters are uneasy with one another, each trying to disguise the fact that her life is less than happy.
Liz is fleeing from a failed relationship, while Kate is reluctant to admit that her husband is having an affair and that her daughter has been suspended from school for taking drugs.
And there’s another secret, buried deep in the past, which neither sister wishes to confront…
This rich and compelling novel tells the story of two very different women coming to terms with their shared past and making stark choices about the future.
‘A moving story of choices and regrets.’ – Holly Kinsella, best-selling author of ‘Uptown Girl’.
Heather Ingman is the best-selling author of seven novels. Two, including STEALING HEAVEN, have been translated into German. She has lived in Scotland, France and Ireland and is currently Adjunct Professor in the School of English, Trinity College, Dublin. Her teaching and academic interests focus on women’s fiction. Her academic publications include WOMEN’S INTER-WAR FICTION (Edinburgh University Press, 1998), A HISTORY OF THE IRISH SHORT STORY (Cambridge University Press) and IRISH WOMEN’S
FICTION: FROM EDGEWORTH TO ENRIGHT (Irish Academic Press, 2013)
Endeavour Press is the UK’s leading independent publisher of digital books.
Soon to be a major motion picture from Pascal Pictures, starring Tom Holland.
Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, the #1 Amazon Charts bestseller Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours.
Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He’s a normal Italian teenager—obsessed with music, food, and girls—but his days of innocence are numbered. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, and falls for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior.
In an attempt to protect him, Pino’s parents force him to enlist as a German soldier—a move they think will keep him out of combat. But after Pino is injured, he is recruited at the tender age of eighteen to become the personal driver for Adolf Hitler’s left hand in Italy, General Hans Leyers, one of the Third Reich’s most mysterious and powerful commanders.
Now, with the opportunity to spy for the Allies inside the German High Command, Pino endures the horrors of the war and the Nazi occupation by fighting in secret, his courage bolstered by his love for Anna and for the life he dreams they will one day share.
Fans of All the Light We Cannot See, The Nightingale, and Unbroken will enjoy this riveting saga of history, suspense, and love.
Passenger 19 is Silver Winner 2016 Florida Book Award
USA Today best-seller
Jammer Davis has spent most of his life investigating aircraft accidents. When a small regional jet disappears over the jungles of Colombia, it is a tragedy like dozens of others he has seen but for one terrible detail: his young daughter, who was en route to a semester abroad in South America, is listed on the passenger manifest.
A distraught Davis rushes to Bogota and bulls his way into the inquiry. When the wreckage is located, it becomes clear the crash was unsurvivable. As the investigation gains momentum, the facts go astray. Two pilots had been shot before the crash, along with one passenger. The possibility of a hijacking looms large as the search begins to focus on two passengers who boarded the plane, yet their remains cannot be found.
Davis uncovers an even more sinister plot behind the entire disaster one that goes to the highest levels of the United States government. But how could it possibly involve his daughter?
Nariella has a hard life. Hated and beaten by her foster father, she finds solace in the one person who has always been there for her–Rydan, her overprotective best friend. His sheltering only gets worse once Nari collides–literally–with Mycah. A boy being chased by two kinds of evil; a boy who Nari is convinced is either the devil or an angel. But she was wrong. He’s something completely different.
Then there’s Naminé. A servant who lives in fear for her family, for herself, and for the dying kingdom she lives in. But there is hope, and she’s the only one who can bring that hope home to save them all. Naminé will risk everything to make that happen, even if it means betraying her king.
People always want the truth until they have it. To be let in on secrets until they get burned by them. Nari is no different. But once she’s kidnapped, tortured, and ultimately becomes intertwined in a secret world she never could’ve imagined existed, she knows there’s no going back to blissful ignorance. And maybe she doesn’t want to.
If darkness is the absence of light, what results from the absence of truth?
Nothing but Oblivion.
This is book one in a series-
Sweet Oblivion (Sweet Series #1)
Sweet Escape (Sweet Series #2)
Sweet Requiem (Sweet Series #3)
Sweet Redemption (Sweet Series #4 – Finale)
More and more people are making the shift to a vegetable-centric diet. Yet, in a two-person household it can be challenging to find quick, easy, and satisfying recipes to cook up at the end of a busy workday (especially without leftovers). This follow-up to the successful One Pan, Two Plates provides 70 perfectly sized vegetarian entrées—think Butternut Risotto, Gnocchi with Wild Mushrooms and Edamame, and Eggplant Rollatini—all requiring only one pan and one hour or less to prepare. With beverage pairings for each recipe and an “Extra hungry?” feature for heartier appetites, each dish is one that home cooks will make again and again.
Thirteen years ago, Vivi LeBrun was sketching a rooster and eating Oreos when she first met—and fell for—her friend’s brother, David St. James. Since then, her love for David has only intensified thanks to years of friendship with his family, who rescued her from a lonely, tumultuous childhood. As she travels to Block Island to vacation with the St. James siblings, Vivi daydreams about reuniting with David, hoping he’ll finally see her as his soul mate.
After his mother’s death, David distanced himself from his siblings, determined to hide a devastating family secret. Now, he’s brought a new girlfriend along to his homecoming—one who’s pushing for a serious commitment. The last thing he needs on his growing list of problems is his budding attraction to Vivi.
With tensions running high, David’s behavior triggers a series of events that might cost him the love he’s always taken for granted and Vivi the only real family she’s ever known.
Broke and desperate, paleontologist Grant Coleman gets the chance of a lifetime exploring a long-sealed cave, the fabled home of gigantic creatures.
NPS Ranger McKinley Stinson discovers a rancher’s prize bull has been butchered by an airborne killer, and tracks the blood trail back to the re-opened cavern. But as she’s about to arrest the trespassers, the unstable roof collapses, trapping all.
Their only way out is at the cave system’s far end. But an eco-system of terrifying mega fauna stands between them and freedom. Death, double-crosses, and a slew of monstrous cave creatures take their toll as the group battles to what they pray is an exit.
The captain had abandoned society. She was too unrefined for it. An awkward misfit in an accomplished Boston family, Isadora Peabody yearns to escape her social isolation and sneaks aboard the Silver Swan, bound for Rio, leaving it all behind.
Ryan Calhoun, too, had a good family name. But he’d purposely walked away from everything it afforded him. Driven by his quest to right an old wrong, the fiery, temperamental sea captain barely registers the meek young woman who comes aboard his ship.
To the Swan’s motley crew, the tides of attraction clearly flow between the two. Teaching her the charms of a lady, they hope to build the confidence she needs to attract not only their lonely captain’s attention, but his heart, as well. For everyone knows the greatest charms are not those of the formal lady, but rather the possibilities of a new world built on love.
After five grueling years, Robert Worth is just days away from making partner at a powerful Santa Monica law firm. When a client confides in him that senior partner Jack Pierce sexually assaulted her, Robert breaks two of his mentor’s cardinal rules: Never let yourself get emotional about clients. And never make an enemy of Jack Pierce.
Robert crosses Pierce and is fired on the spot, losing not only his job but also his reputation. Advised to go quietly, Robert vows revenge against the ruthless man who betrayed him. But his investigation uncovers a twisted shadow world of sex, infidelity, and deception, where nothing is as it seems and no one can be trusted. Only one thing is clear: Pierce will go the limit to keep his secrets.
This straight shooter will need to use every angle if he hopes to win. But could victory come at too high a price?
With money and hope in short supply, newly minted attorney Brigham Theodore decides it’s time to lower his standards. He joins a seedy fly-by-night firm in Salt Lake City out of desperation. After he loses his first case—a speeding ticket—he’s convinced his career is over. But to his shock, his boss hands him a slightly more complex case: capital murder.
Brigham’s new client is Amanda Pierce, a lost, exhausted woman who gunned down the man who tortured and killed her six-year-old daughter. A jury may prove sympathetic to her unbearable pain, but the law is no fan of vigilante justice—and neither is Vince Dale, the slick and powerful prosecutor who’s never lost a murder case. There’s no question that Amanda pulled the trigger—she did it in front of five witnesses. If she pleads guilty, she will avoid a death sentence, but saving her life this way comes with an admission that what she did was wrong. However, if she refuses the “guilty” label, Brigham will have no choice but to fight for his career—and Amanda’s life.
Revised edition: This edition of The Neon Lawyer includes editorial revisions.