Lively Game of Death

New York's toughest PR woman takes on the city's deadliest business: toysHilary Quayle will do anything to get a client a bit of good press—no matter how late she has to stay out or how many martinis she has to knock back. But even though she is the best PR woman in Manhattan, she has a weakness: She has always wanted to be a detective. So when Trim-Tram Toys' hot new product is stolen and sold to a knock-off huckster named Sid Goetz, Hilary can't resist the case. And it only gets more interesting when the theft leads to murder. Hilary and her assistant, Gene, push their way through the crowd at the bustling Toy Fair, but when they reach Goetz's showroom they find it strangely subdued. Sid lies dead, shot in his sizeable stomach, three Scrabble tiles clutched in his fist. Chasing killers may not be a game, but that doesn't mean that Hilary won't have a good time playing.
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OLD MAN'S BEARD

(From the dust jacket of the First Edition): Mr Wakefield's first book of Ghost Stories, published under the happy title of THEY RETURN AT EVENING, was so successful both here an in America (where it was recommended by that curious institution 'The Book of the Month Club') that the author has been persuaded to draw further upon the resources of his horrific imagination. For the encouragement of the reader, Mr Wakefield writes: 'Personally I hav not seen or felt anything supernatural for some years. (Probably since I began to write about them, Ghosts have left me in disgust). I am convinced, however, that any percipient peerson might enjoy any of these experiences on any dark night — or bright day. Such strollers are never farther away than just round the corner from what is called "Reality".' OLD MAN'S BEARD, H. R. Wakefield's second collection of ghost stories, was first published in 1929, and built on the success of the earlier THEY RETURN AT EVENING. The fifteen disturbing tales collected here are: 'Old Man's Beard', 'The Last to Leave', 'The Cairn', 'Present at the End', '"Look Up There!"', '"Written in Our Flesh"', 'Blind Man's Buff', 'A Coincidence at Hunton', 'Nurse's Tale', 'The Dune', 'Unrehearsed', 'A Jolly Surprise for Henri', 'The Red Hand', 'Surprise Item', 'A Case of Mistaken Identity'.    
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A Vault of Sins

Even though she’s escaped, twenty-two-year-old Evalyn Ibarra is anything but free. She’s desperate to return to a life that no longer exists, but prying reporters continually draw her back into nightmarish memories, using the tabloids to vilify her. Bad press is the last thing she needs during the trial of the year: the case that she and her fellow survivors staked against the Compass Room engineers. A case that could terminate the use of the inhumane system forever...But in her dreams, she is still locked in that terrifying jail. When she wakes, someone is trying to communicate with her in secret, through strange and intricate clues. As Evalyn follows their signs, she uncovers a conspiracy that goes so much deeper than her own ordeal. A dangerous intrigue that only she can bring to light. One that will force her to work with the one person she doesn’t want to see. The person who owns her heart…
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The Bottom Feeders and Other Stories

A collection of ten dark stories from Horror Writers Association member Aaron Polson. Witness hotels with shifting rooms...carnivorous beetles bent on devouring a sleepy mountain town...vindictive spirits with beautiful eyes...an undead Marine on his return from Iraq...a pond full of restless dead in the title story, and more.
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Avenger

William W. Johnstone's epic westerns brilliantly pit the courage of a man alone against the rugged landscape of frontier America. Weaving actual historical characters and events with hoof-pounding suspense, Johnstone's new Frank Morgan adventure finds the West's last gunfighter facing his toughest enemy yet.Death Is Not The End--Sometimes It's Just The BeginningWhen Frank Morgan finds there's a price on his head, there's only one thing to do--kill the man who put it there--and if he avenges the death of his beloved doing so, the sweeter the justice. But the trail of revenge hides many an ambush. From hired killers to hooded night riders, there's no rest for the last gunfighter, especially when a beautiful young trick rider needs his help. Guns blazing, the dust never settling, vengeance comes to a showdown in a Nevada ghost town, where an army of gunmen lies in wait. . .
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Savage Woods

Bram Stoker award-nominated author Mary SanGiovanni returns with a terrifying tale of madness, murder, and mind-shattering evil . . . Nilhollow—six-hundred-plus acres of haunted woods in New Jersey's Pine Barrens—is the stuff of urban legend. Amid tales of tree spirits and all-powerful forest gods are frightening accounts of hikers who went insane right before taking their own lives. It is here that Julia Russo flees when her violent ex-boyfriend runs her off the road . . . here that she vanishes without a trace. State Trooper Peter Grainger has witnessed unspeakable things that have broken other men. But he has to find Julia and can't turn back now. Every step takes him closer to an ugliness that won't be appeased—a centuries-old, devouring hatred rising up to eviscerate humankind. Waiting, feeding, surviving. It's unstoppable. And its time has come. Praise for the novels of Mary SanGiovanni"A feast of both...
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Book 1: The Queen's Musketeers, #1

One for all. All for one. The year is 1631, and the Black Death has returned to Europe. France lies in ruins. The King and Queen are in hiding, and a Spanish pretender sits upon the throne.Charles d’Artagnan’s family is dead. His land, seized by armed peasants. He’s out for revenge, but at this point he’ll settle for an honorable death. Instead, he finds adventure, intrigue, romance, danger, and a legendary brotherhood for the ages.Gritty and raw with an undercurrent of hope, The Queen’s Musketeers: Book 1 is a very human reimagining of Alexandre Dumas’ classic tale, set in a world driven to the brink of madness by plague and political upheaval.Author’s note: This book contains graphic depictions of sex and violence, and includes descriptions of self-injury with religious connotations. It is intended for an adult readership. 
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More Bedtime Stories for the Apocalypse

At first there was Bedtime Stories for the Apocalypse – a collection of stories to keep you entertained while the world falls apart around you. Now there is More Bedtime Stories for the Apocalypse – a new collection to keep you up at night as chaos engulfs the planet! Ten brand new stories and three rarely seen reprints by Joel Arnold. PLUS the bonus steampunk ghost story 'Rerun' by Daniel Pyle.
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