What can a network do if its best-rated show starts to plummet in the ratings? Channel Blue’s highest rated program is a Big-Brother-esque show featuring Earth. When the ratings make it unprofitable to stay on the air, the series finale will be explosive … literally explosive.
Dr. Becky O’Donald is a small-town doctor that wants to find her way back to the big city. Slate McAllister is a local veterinarian that prefers horses to people. When they meet on a stormy night, Becky saves Slate and sparks fly, but can anything happen with Slate looking for a doctor to help a little boy that is his mirror image?
Gabe lost his memories in a car accident. He remembers the face of a woman he loved but nothing else. Lea wants to prove there’s a dimension beyond our own. Lea and Gabe team up and discover dangerous secrets neither could have imagined.
Tadenhut, a warrior in Pharaoh’s inner circle, is injured and sent home to die. Mehyta, a healer, is called in to ease his transition to the afterlife. Mehtya realizes that Tadenhut is trapped between life and death and tries to use her skill to save him. As she works to heal him, Mehyta realizes her connection to him runs dead but he’s in Pharaoh’s inner circle and she’s a rural healer. Is there any hope for them and can Mehtya just let Tadenhut go when he recovers?
Mrs. Valerie Carlton is the widow of a soldier that died in the Peninsular Wars. When she marries for love, Valerie’s social-climbing father disowns her. With her husband gone, she finds herself making her way as a governess. When an employer’s son gets a little too aggressive, Valerie finds herself without a job or a reference. Making her way to the home of a friend, Valerie’s pocket is picked and that’s when she meets Sir Tarquin Arlingby, a much sought after bachelor headed to his family’s home to appease his matchmaking mama. Tarquin isn’t looking for love but finds the young widow quite appealing and as they connect, recognizes some skills that could be useful on a covert quest for the realm. Can Tarquin and Valerie work together for the good of England and then part ways, or have they built a bond that will last?
Violent Winters is following in the footsteps of her parents working as a con-artist and thief. When she asked to return to her hometown to pull off an art heist, she sees it as an opportunity to even the score with boyfriend that tried to kill her. Gathering a handpicked crew and with an ex with murder still in his eyes, will Violet find that you truly can’t go home again?
Dr. Emily Shane is known as the “Angel of Fantalar” for saving the lives of many of her fellow soldiers. It’s a title she’s rather uneasy with as she can only remember the ones she didn’t save. When her father volunteers her to fill a medic vacancy on a luxury space liner, The Nebula Zephyr, she’s angry but decides to go along with the plan. Security Officer Jake Dillon is one of the lives Emily saved and she doesn’t want to hear about. When a mysterious illness strikes the ship, Emily and Jake must race against time to find the cause.
An ancient monolith is unearthed on the moon which sends a mysterious signal toward Saturn. A manned spaceship is sent to investigate the destination of the signal. The AI of the ship was modeled after humanity and has some of its worst qualities. The AI manipulates the crew and takes over the ship leaving the crew to battle their own ship to save humanity.
The Doctor takes Romana to Paris for a vacation and instead of landing them in the intended time period, the TARDIS takes them to 1979. There the Doctor finds rogue time travelers, art theft and the resurrection of a dangerous alien race thought extinct. Joined by the rough British P.I. Duggan, they must do what the Doctor does best … save the human race.
Jamie Quinn is a lawyer based in Hollywood, Florida. The three short stories in this volume are Death by Didgeridoo, The Case of the Killer Divorce, and Peril in the Park.
Death by Didgeridoo: Jamie’s cousin, Adam, is accused of killing one of his teachers with a Didgeridoo. Jamie must find the real killers but with a man so disliked as the deceased, narrowing down the suspects may be an endless task.
The Case of the Killer: Divorceé Jamie is struggling to get back to her family’s law practice after a great personal loss. When a divorce case she’s handling turns into a murder case with her client as the suspect, she brings in a private investigator to try to find the true killer and to handle a personal lost relative problem for her.
Peril in the Park: When there’s a murder in the park and the park director, who is Jamie’s new boyfriend, disappears. Jamie must call in her investigator friend to help her solve the case and find her boyfriend.