Mystery & Adventure

The Pirated Emerald

The Pirated Emerald The Ardis Cole Series (Book 7) by Vickie Britton and Loretta Jackson Share Tweet   “… superbly crafted and entertaining mystery adventure …” — Midwest Book Review Ardis reached out for the glowing jewel encased in its thick, crude mounting of gold. She gazed incredulously at the ring, unable to believe that she held in her hand the famous pirated Sea Star Emerald. When Ardis’ colleague, Red Michaels, is found crushed to death by a fallen beam in the wreck of the 1858 clipper ship, the Fortune, she flies to Galveston to take over his search for the ship’s treasures...

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Killer of Eagles

Killer of Eagles The Ardis Cole Series (Book 6) by Vickie Britton and Loretta Jackson Share Tweet   “… superbly crafted and entertaining mystery adventure …” — Midwest Book Review   Ardis Cole braves a sudden blizzard on her way to the isolated Pine Ridge Sioux Reservation to help her friend, Ella White Owl, locate her missing niece. Carrie, an art teacher at Shadow Pass High School, appears to have simply vanished without a trace. Medicine man Jim Walks Alone shares with Ardis his disturbing vision about a “killer of eagles,” which to the Sioux represents an evil person, and a...

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The Destruction of Neva

The Destruction of Neva The Ardis Cole Series (Book 5) by Vickie Britton and Loretta Jackson Share Tweet   “… superbly crafted and entertaining mystery adventure …” — Midwest Book Review   Ardis Cole is summoned to Russia to help Grant Merlin’s friend, Nikolai Savik, locate a priceless marble statue called Neva. The life-sized sculpture vanished along with the artist, Nikolai’s uncle Treve Savik, seven years ago. Most people believe Treve destroyed his masterpiece then committed suicide after being jilted by the statue’s beautiful model, Varina Morinsky. On the way to the Savik...

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No Right Answers

No Right Answers by Whitney Horn Share   A volunteer class trip to the South Pacific quickly turns into a nightmare when Asta, her two best friends, and ten other classmates crash land on a seemingly normal island. But the island is more than it appears. The beach they find themselves on is devoid of both plane wreckage and any other passengers, dead or alive, but that doesn’t mean the classmates are alone. Keiran is a dangerous inhabitant of the island who claims to possess magical powers. The Director owns the island and wants to play a game with the newly stranded castaways, pitting...

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Even the Dead Won’t Tell You the Truth

Even the Dead Won’t Tell You the Truth by Chip Reichenthal Share Tweet Richie LeClaire talks to the dead as a Spirit Medium. He finds himself challenged when his best friend is charged with murder. The victim is known to them both, a former flame of the friend’s. With evidence mounting, the accused asks for Richie’s help. Could he get the victim to help clear him? Upon asking, the victim seems to implicate the friend after all! Could the dead lie to us when we attempt communication? Can the medium really help his buddy? REVIEWS “An exciting read and wonderful book. I highly...

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The Curse of Senmut

The Curse of Senmut

The Curse of Senmut The Ardis Cole Series (Book 1) by Vickie Britton and Loretta Jackson Share Tweet   “… superbly crafted and entertaining mystery adventure …” — Midwest Book Review Outside a small village near the Valley of the Kings, archaeologist Ardis Cole arrives in Egypt to help excavate a tomb recently discovered by her mentor, Jane Darvin. When Jane is murdered, Ardis must assume responsibility for the project. 
With the help of mysterious Blake Lydon, she must unravel the tomb’s mystery—an ancient secret concerning two miniature obelisks of gold hidden by Queen Hatshepsut’s...

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