Astraia Holmes, sister of Sherlock, is baffled by a series of brutal murders committed by a dragon-like assailant, and desperately wishing to impress her brother and solve the crimes she teams up with a mysterious and brilliant young woman, Madeleine Barquist. Sherlock suspects an ancient evil at work, and he fears for Astraia’s safety. The signs point to a Chinese Dragon God Cult known as the Ya Zi, a warrior society originally formed two thousand years ago to assassinate enemies of the Emperor. Astraia is exultant to finally have a chance to use her deduction skills, but Miss Barquist is fearful to meet the eye of Sherlock Holmes—for unknown to both Astraia and Sherlock, she is the daughter of Jack the Ripper.
Franklin can’t remember much about his death or the life that preceded it. The modern world confuses him. When two girls are murdered even Franklin doesn’t know if the killer is a living person or a dead one. And the only person he can trust is the villain who killed him.
MARY AND THE GODDESS OF EPHESUS: The Continued Life of the Mother of Jesus
After her son’s crucifixion, tensions in Jerusalem force Mary to take her young charge John ‘the beloved disciple’ home to his family in Ephesus, site of the premier temple and mystery school of the Greco-Roman world, the Great Temple of Artemis. Mary transcends her crippling grief, becoming an influential force in the Jewish community of Ephesus and confidante of the high priestess of Artemis, but everything is jeopardized when the apostle Paul comes to town to preach the divinity of Jesus Christ.
All Major Ernie Bearclaw wanted was a clean house, an attractive spouse and a little respect. But when he returns to the States for powwow after his Mideast deployment he finds chaos on the rez, in his home, and in his bed. Ernie speaks up. And then he's shot. Now Ernie’s in a coma and his family, enemies and grateful nation are trying to figure out who shot him and why. There are a lot of suspects, because the war hero is not a nice guy.Many crows roost on the hotel roof, a sign the mischief isn’t over.
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