Free Today! Night Stalker

FREE first time ever, #1 in the ‘Night’ books, Night Stalker FREE on Amazon today to kick-off my new release Night Cries.

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It’s aLIVE! NIGHT CRIES. Plus Giveaway Winners!

Newest novel release, NIGHT CRIES.

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Thirty-year-old Maddie has no memory of being adopted. An only child, her parents loved and protected her. Family means everything. When her daily foundation crumbles after she miscarries and her husband leaves with her best friend, retreat becomes her coping tool. She’s soon forced out of seclusion by her rising success as a crime writer. The public spotlight brings menace in the form of an abusive ex-lover intent on revenge. He stalks her, waiting for his chance…until…an unlikely savior intervenes. She is Maddie’s long-lost sister, her mirror image twin. The sisters revel in a special bond, as if no time has passed.

What is a ‘mirror twin’? Mirror image twins are literally a reflection of one another, identical twins with opposite features. They share the same DNA and similar fingerprints. Many claim to share a psychic connection. One mind in two bodies? You decide.

 

Excerpt of Night Cries:

Anchored to that moment on the green marble porch, a vibration hummed in the air around Maddie. As ridiculous as it seemed, a bizarre static charge linked her to the woman standing on the threshold of that magnificent estate. Her identical twin.

She grabbed Maddie’s hands. The sensation of live current surged through her body, bringing with it flashes of holding hands, hugging, and whispering secrets in each other’s ears.

Justine stepped out onto the porch, and they embraced. More images swirled around her—sitting cross-legged under a kitchen table, knees touching, their small hands over their mouths. In her extensive research for her novel on multiples, she’d read clairvoyance played an essential part in the lives of twins. Shared emotions, dreams, pain. Some telepathic link between them might have made it possible for her to know a sister existed. She’d been skeptical until then. A twin she’d been unaware of, or forgotten all these years, might have influenced her life.

A sudden chill on the back of her neck made her shiver.

Justine released her and took a step back. She hugged herself and rubbed her hands over the rising goose bumps on her upper arms. “It’s cold out here. Let’s go inside. We have so much catching up to do.”

They crossed the threshold together into a grand entry. Zach followed.

Justine led them into the high-ceilinged great room then to the back of the house and a smaller room with an ocean view. The more casual décor instantly put Maddie at ease.

“Sometimes I feel like I’m in a museum.” Justine kicked off her shoes and sat cross-legged in a wingback chair strategically placed on a Persian rug to complement the pattern. “Tony’s tastes run toward the grandiose. Mine are less refined.”

“It’s a beautiful house,” Maddie said. “I wouldn’t want to clean it.”

Justine laughed. “Me either.”

Their conversation started out slow and hesitant. Since Justine initiated the reunion and knew Maddie was her sister, naturally she took control. It seemed strange to call it a reunion. Before that day, Maddie had no memory of her early childhood. No memory of Justine.

Then the comparisons began. They were news junkies and Scrabble addicts. They had the same tastes in music, art, literature, and movies. They compared the dolphin-shaped birthmarks on their necks and marveled at the exactness of their eyes, golden flecks floating in a hazel shade that picked up more green than blue. They wore the same brand of perfume, an imported scent made from gardenias.

Sitting across from her twin sister was like watching a scene from a paranormal movie. Justine’s hand gestures and body language appeared the same. Her voice and her laugh sounded the same as well. The same inflections and speech patterns, but Justine was more relaxed. A confident extrovert. She owned the space around her.

While they talked, Zach slipped out through the double-doors onto the terrace and kicked back on a chaise lounge. He thumbed through a basket of magazines, looking for a mailing label. Always the cop.

Even though she and Justine were completely enthralled with one another, she knew Zach wouldn’t accept Justine at face value. Theirs was a unique situation, one over which Zach had no control once Justine had rescued her. Yet Zach, with his law enforcement background, would want to take a closer look into her background. Fine with her. Maddie had a few questions of her own.

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For a limited time only, NIGHT PREY audiobook will be discounted from $24.95 to $3.95

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First time ever, #1 in the ‘Night’ books, Night Stalker will be FREE on Amazon for five days Nov 22 – 27  to kick-off my new release of Night Cries.

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FREE November 22 – 27

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CONGRATULATIONS!

The winner of the custom wreath by WickedWreathz is:

Lynn Voedisch

Winners for the Night Prey audiobooks are:

Debra Guyette

Heidi Daniel

 

To claim your prizes, please email me at caroldluce@gmail.com ASAP.

 

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Better Late Than Never… New Novel!

I’m back and {thrilled}} to announce my soon to be released thriller! Yes, FINALLY!
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Thirty-year-old Maddie has no memory of being adopted. An only child, her parents loved and protected her. Family means everything. When her daily foundation crumbles after she miscarries and her husband leaves with her best friend, retreat becomes her coping tool. She’s soon forced out of seclusion by her rising success as a crime writer. The public spotlight brings menace in the form of an abusive ex-lover intent on revenge. He stalks her, waiting for his chance…until…an unlikely savior intervenes. She is Maddie’s long-lost sister, her mirror image twin. The sisters revel in a special bond, as if no time has passed.

Zach, a former LAPD homicide detective and Maddie’s writing partner, doesn’t take anything at face value. He digs into the sister’s background, revealing hellish early years on a farm that may have caused irrevocable damage. What he finds leads him to suspect she may be connected to a rash of vigilante murders.

As Maddie investigates her past, she must confront her new reality. She is haunted by unexplained fears and a recurring nightmare. The blood runs bad in this family. Long repressed memories gradually surface, forcing her to solve the mystery of her bone tree nightmare. Will the truth set her free…or destroy her?

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To celebrate my new thriller I’m giving away a special prize (a custom-made indoor/outdoor wreath of your choice by WickedWreathz). If you’re a member of my Night Team, you’re automatically entered in the giveaway for this stunning prize. If you’re not a member, please sign up for my newsletter to be included. 
Winner to be selected on November 18th.
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Back by Popular Demand…

Deadly Dozen 2 from The Twelve (and friends)!

Deadly Dozen 2

Exciting follow up to the  New York Times and USA Today bestseller Deadly Dozen (no longer available!) is this terrific  LIMITED EDITION thriller boxed set featuring 14 individual books from The Twelve AND two guest bestselling and award-winning authors.

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More than 103,000 readers devoured New York Times and USA Today Bestseller Deadly Dozen and clamored for more.

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Stay tuned for an announcement about my new thriller…. and more!

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NEW RELEASE by J. Carson Black!

Hard Return, a Cyril Landry thriller from NYT best-selling author J. Carson Black

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Cyril Landry has been a dead man since he escaped a firefight off the coast of Florida three years ago. In all that time, the former Navy SEAL has been living off the grid to protect his wife and teenage daughter, who have mourned him and moved on.

Five days a week, Landry watches from a distance as his daughter Kristal leaves school—his only chance to see her. One day a shooter in black unloads his M-16 on the students, killing eight kids—including Kristal’s boyfriend, Luke. Landry takes out the gunman with a single sniper shot before melting back into the city. But this wasn’t a typical massacre, and the clues add up to only one conclusion: someone knows Landry’s alive, and wants him dead—again. Teaming up with Detective Jolie Burke—a homicide cop who plays by her own rules—Landry must find a way to protect his family, and avenge Luke’s death.

In the second Cyril Landry thriller, black ops turn the world red.

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Hailed by bestselling author T. Jefferson Parker as “a strong new voice in American crime fiction,” J. Carson Black has written fifteen novels. Her thriller, THE SHOP, reached #1 on the Kindle Bestseller list, and her crime thriller series featuring homicide detective Laura Cardinal became a New York Times and USA Today bestseller. Although Black earned a master’s degree in operatic voice, she was inspired to write a horror novel after reading The Shining. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Visit J. Carson at http://www.jcarsonblack.com/

Book Excerpt

In Memoriam

Four dead.

Every day, no matter how busy he was—and he was up to his ears in busy right now—he made himself look at the Crime Scene photos.

After that first year, it had gotten so that he could look at them without emotion. A cop friend of his had cadged the photos for him. They had been friends since Baghdad. Different branches of the military, different areas of expertise, yet somehow they had forged a friendship in that godforsaken hellhole.

What were the odds?

Josh—the youngest–was a towhead. His hair always stuck up like a dandelion. (Even in death his hair looked like a dandelion–the part that wasn’t drenched in blood.)

He was a good kid. He’d been under-qualified for the job, that was true, but it wasn’t his fault. Someone should have made that call for him.

He went back through the photos, all six of them. The floor, the open door to the bedroom, the legs and feet and shoes on the other body, intruding into the frame.

The blood.

A nicked carotid artery. A broken neck.

Not one or the other, but both.

There were three dead men in the house.

The fourth had died separately, days later.

If he’d died at all.

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5th Installment of FLIGHT 12 has taken off! Fun and Prizes!

FLIGHT 12 – The 5th Installment is Now Available. Get on board if you dare!

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Kirk Weston likes his alone time. He is not a fan of people, planes or peanuts and he finds himself stuck on a 16-hour flight. Between a drunk passenger, a crazy flight attendant and a terrorist he may end up punching someone in the face. Fasten your seat belts, turn off your cell phones and prepare for a stressful, ride that will make you doubt the sanity of airline travel forever.

Aaron Patterson is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of the Mark Appleton Thriller series. Aaron was home schooled and had a book in his hand from the time he learned to read. He read an average of 2 books a day and over summer break in high school he read over 100 novels. He worked construction and wrote his first novel in 2008 because it was on his bucket list. Aaron has 2 thriller series, a young adult paranormal series and a serial along with many short stories in print.  He also is the co-founder of StoneHouse University/The Idaho Book Extravaganza and Sandbox. He lives with his family in Boise Idaho.
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Each month, The Twelve brings you one terrific NEW limited edition thriller from our award winning, bestselling authors.
Each book features new characters and those you already love.
At the end of each book, one person boards Flight 12.

Collect and read each of these Limited Edition Flight 12 thrillers,
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If your proposed ending is selected, YOUR name could be on the cover of our last Flight 12 thriller!

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Night Prey .99c Check out this Double bargain!

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If you purchase the ebook for .99c today, you can pick up the audible book for only $1.99. Amazon.

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