Tag: PICT

Apr 17
PICT Review: Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray

PICT Review: Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray

Excerpt CHAPTER 2 Someone was coming. After reeling in his line, Isaac Troyer set his pole on the bank next to Spot, his Australian shepherd, and turned in the direction of the noise. He wasn’t worried about encountering a stranger as much as curious to know who would walk through the woods while managing to disturb every tree branch, twig, and bird in their midst. A silent tracker, this person was not. Beside him, Spot, named for the spot of black fur ringing his eye, pricked his ears and tilted his head to one side as he, too, listened and watched for their guest to appear. When they heard a muffled umph, followed by the crack of a branch, Isaac began to grow amused. Their visitor didn’t seem to be faring so well. He wasn’t surprised. That path was rarely used and notoriously overrun with hollyhocks, poison oak, and ivy. For some reason, wild rosebushes also ran rampant there. Though walking on the old path made for a pretty journey, it also was a somewhat dangerous one, too. Those bushes had a lot of thorns. Most everyone he knew chose to walk on the road instead. He was just wondering… Read more »

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Mar 11
PICT Showcase: A Ghostly Mortality by Tonya Kappes

PICT Showcase: A Ghostly Mortality by Tonya Kappes

A Ghostly Mortality by Tonya Kappes on Tour February 28 – March 30, 2017 Synopsis: That ghost sure looks . . . familiar Only a handful of people know that Emma Lee Raines, proprietor of a small-town Kentucky funeral home, is a “Betweener.” She helps ghosts stuck between here and the ever-after—murdered ghosts. Once Emma Lee gets them justice they can cross over to the great beyond. But Emma Lee’s own sister refuses to believe in her special ability. In fact, the Raines sisters have barely gotten along since Charlotte Rae left the family business for the competition. After a doozy of an argument, Emma Lee is relieved to see Charlotte Rae back home to make nice. Until she realizes her usually snorting, sarcastic, family-ditching sister is a… ghost. Charlotte Rae has no earthly idea who murdered her or why. With her heart in tatters, Emma Lee relies more than ever on her sexy beau, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross…because this time, catching a killer means the Raines sisters will have to make peace with each other first. Book Details: Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Published by: Witness Publication Date: February 28th 2017 Number of Pages: 336 ISBN: 0062466976 (ISBN13: 9780062466976) Series:… Read more »

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Nov 22
PICT Book Blast: For Duty And Honor by Leo J. Maloney

PICT Book Blast: For Duty And Honor by Leo J. Maloney

For Duty and Honor by Leo J. Maloney November 22, 2016 Book Blast Synopsis: In this action-packed novella, Black Ops veteran Leo J. Maloney delivers a heart-pounding tale as fast, cold, and sleek as a 9mm bullet… For Duty And Honor The unthinkable has happened to operative Dan Morgan. Captured by the Russians. Imprisoned in the Gulag. Tortured by his cruelest, most sadistic enemy. But Morgan knows that every prisoner has a past—and every rival can be used. With the most unlikely of allies, Morgan hatches a plan. To save what’s important, he must risk everything. And that’s when the stakes go sky-high. Dan Morgan’s got to keep fighting. For duty. And honor. And even certain death… Book Details: Genre: Thriller, Political Thriller Published by: Kensington Books/Lyrical Underground Publication Date: November 22nd 2016 Number of Pages: 96 ISBN: 1616509813 (ISBN13: 9781616509811) Series: Dan Morgan #5.5 Purchase For Duty and Honor at Amazon 🔗, Barnes & Noble 🔗, & add it to your Goodreads 🔗 List! Read an excerpt: The prisoner’s body was a brick of exhaustion and pain. Steel cuffs chafed against his raw wrists and ankles, the rough uniform scraping the burns and cuts that lined his arms and… Read more »

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Aug 22
PICT Showcase: Blue Moon by Wendy Corsi Staub

PICT Showcase: Blue Moon by Wendy Corsi Staub

Blue Moon by Wendy Corsi Staub on Tour July 25th – August 26, 2016 Synopsis: New York Times bestselling author Wendy Corsi Staub returns to Mundy’s Landing—a small town where bygone bloodshed has become big business. Hair neatly braided, hands serenely clasped, eyes closed, the young woman appeared to be sound asleep. But the peaceful tableau was a madman’s handiwork. Beneath the covers, her white nightgown was spattered with blood. At daybreak, a horrified family would discover her corpse tucked into their guest room. The cunning killer would strike again . . . and again . . . before vanishing into the mists of time. A century ago, the Sleeping Beauty Murders terrified picturesque Mundy’s Landing. The victims, like the killer, were never identified. Now, on the hundredth anniversary, the Historical Society’s annual “Mundypalooza” offers a hefty reward for solving the notorious case. Annabelle Bingham, living in one of the three Murder Houses, can’t escape the feeling that her family is being watched—and not just by news crews and amateur sleuths. She’s right. Having unearthed the startling truth behind the horrific crimes, a copycat killer is about to reenact them—beneath the mansard roof of Annabelle’s dream home… Book Details: Genre:… Read more »

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Aug 02
PICT Spotlight: A Mighty Fortress by S.D. Thames

PICT Spotlight: A Mighty Fortress by S.D. Thames

A Mighty Fortress by S.D. Thames August 2nd, 2016 BOOK BLAST Synopsis: In Tampa, the only thing more crooked than the mob is the police… Milo Porter leads a happy life in Tampa, Florida. The Iraq war veteran runs routine private investigations by day and coaches powerlifting at night. When Chad Scalzo, the grandson of a rumored mob boss, goes missing, Milo takes the seemingly easy case. After Chad turns up dead, Milo goes from investigator to suspect. As he seeks to clear his own name, Milo finds himself at the crossroads of two crooked investigations — one by the mob and the other by the police. With the body count climbing, Milo discovers the key to the case in the last known person to see Chad alive. But can Milo get to her before someone else does? A Mighty Fortress is the first book in the Milo Porter mystery series, a set of gritty crime thrillers that will remind you of the characters from Robert B. Parker and Robert Crais. If you like gripping suspense, hardboiled crime-solvers, and heart-stopping action, then you’ll love the powerful series starter from S.D. Thames. Buy A Mighty Fortress to get caught up in… Read more »

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