See It First: Rebecca Cantrell, Michael Ridpath, and Paris Andren

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The World Beneath by Rebecca Cantrell

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Software millionaire Joe Tesla is set to ring the bell on Wall Street the morning his company goes public. On what should be the brightest day in his life, he is instead struck with severe agoraphobia. The sudden dread of the outside is so debilitating, he can’t leave his hotel at Grand Central Terminal, except to go underground. Bad luck for Joe, because in the tunnels lurk corpses and murderers, an underground Victorian mansion and a mysterious bricked-up 1940s presidential train car. Joe and his service dog, Edison, find themselves pursued by villains and police alike, their only salvation now is to unearth the mystery that started it all, a deadly, contagious madness on the brink of escaping The World Beneath.

International Mystery

The Partnership Track by Michael Ridpath

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Six candidates. One Partner. One death.

It is deep midwinter. Six ambitious vice presidents of Labouchere Associates are gathered together at an isolated mountain lodge in New Hampshire’s White Mountains for a weekend of corporate mind games. By Monday one of them will become a Partner and earn at least a million a year. And one of them will be dead.

Crime Thriller

Pointe of Darkness by Paris Andren

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The dark side of LA…where dreams become nightmares.

Ballerina Ava DeLaney always dreamt of dancing professionally and arrives to the City of Angels naive and full of hope. Her future in ballet looks bright until a night out celebrating irrevocably changes her. Kidnapped and abused by human traffickers, she finds herself discarded in a dirty alley and left for trash. She’s caught between the lightness of before and the darkness that follows. Now her ballet and her very life are in jeopardy. Will Ava and her ballet dreams survive the dark side of LA?

Detective Sage Cartier is undercover and working the LA sex scene. He’s infiltrating clubs operated by a group involved in human trafficking. Clubs with no safety measures, no safe words, and no way out. Where forced prostitution and black market slavery are proliferate. Can Sage stop their future plans before more souls are lost, including his own?

Pointe Of Darkness is a raw compelling story and an emotional journey of two strangers brought together when at their lowest. Sage and Ava find comfort and healing within each other’s arms. He vows to protect her with his life; she vows to love him through the darkness. But will their new found love prevail through deception and stolen dreams?


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