Samantha Brooks Thrillers
Sam Brooks Investigates
Samantha Brooks – with the help of Police Chief Harley Crouch – stops at nothing to bring down criminals targeting the small town of Clanwallace in Wisconsin.
A woman under the protection of a secret network dies a monstrous death. Will Samantha Brooks unravel the ugly truth before another brutal murder is committed?
Through a clandestine network set up by her brother, Samantha Brooks helps victims of abuse vanish without a trace. Settling into the quiet Wisconsin town of Clanwallace, she starts up a new chapter of the network. Everything is on track as she begins to expand the network and identify victims of abuse. When one of her rescues is found brutally murdered, she covertly inserts herself into the center of the investigation. Armed with just a few clues, she relentlessly digs for the truth only to be entangled in the web of secrets shrouding the network. Secrets that are darker and more sinister than anything she could’ve imagined. Can Samantha put an end to the barbarity?
One priceless fossil. Two savage murders. Can Samantha unravel the ruthless conspiracy before the killer strikes closer to home?
Samantha Brooks and police chief Harley Crouch, Dr. Daniel Murray, and new arrival to Clanwallace, Juta Finnley—a tech savvy boxer—are caught up in a new hair-raising murderous tale of deception and greed. Sam is on a morning run when she stumbles across two bodies in a house owned by a world-renowned paleontologist. Among the items stolen from the ransacked home is an incredibly rare fossil. Sam is convinced the unique fossil was the killer’s intended target, and is key to solving the murders. The hunt for the culprit leads Sam down a path riddled with treachery and betrayal, entangling her in a psychological game with the depraved killer. While wrestling with her own personal demons, Sam slowly exposes the truth behind the gruesome murders, bringing about a traumatic end to her investigation.
A birthday girl. A brutal father. Who will break first?
In this prequel novella, Sam’s rush of excitement at her seventeenth birthday being just one night away is crushed when she learns her mother has gone away to visit friends. Despite a brutal father laying the blame for her errant mother at her feet, Sam is determined to keep her life simple and not let her demons haunt her day.
Solving Mysteries in Exotic Sintra
Welcome to Sintra, Portugal. A a romantic oasis town rich in history and folklore. Once graced by kings and queens from a by-gone era, Sintra is now a magnet for the rich and not-so-rich. The proprietors of a boutique hotel nestled at the foot of a thickly wooded mountain, find themselves caught up in skulduggery, murder and theft, and yet, in the midst of it all, they still find the time to keep their romance alive. Come and meet the characters, some transitory and others more permanent, who pass through the revolving doors of the lavish hotel.
FROM SINTRA WITH LOVE
She has a broken heart. He’s ready for love. Will she open herself up to the desire?
Charlotte Ryder is at a crossroads in her life. Determined to overcome the devastating upheaval, she departs New York, seeking solace with an old friend in Portugal. Within days of her arrival, Charlotte is introduced to Tiago de Romao. In his company, she finds herself unprepared for the explosive stirring of her heart, which she truly believed would never happen again. The sudden death of an acquaintance complicates her life further as Charlotte pursues a torturous path to expose a killer that places her at great risk. Her search for answers to a vicious murder is hindered by a love she struggles to resist.
When you play with diamonds, you play with fire.
Newly married and immersed in her new life, Charlotte de Romao is surprised by a visitor resurfacing from her past asking for help. Cautiously, she agrees. When street thugs from New York arrive in Sintra and brazenly pursue her visitor, she has no choice but to act. The deeper she probes the purpose of the New Yorkers in Sintra, the more terrified she becomes at the details she uncovers. As the Romao’s marriage takes strain, Charlotte desperately seeks a solution to deal with the New Yorkers. Reaching out to both sides of the law for help, she unwittingly exposes deep-rooted greed and depravity within Lisbon’s underworld, and there is only one way it can end.
DEEP IN THE NIGHT
A couple’s casual stop in the night is no accident.
Charlotte and Tiago have converted the ancestral home of the de Romao’s into a boutique hotel and they now prepare for the grand opening. After the successful launch and subsequent arrival of their first guests, tragedy strikes a couple celebrating their fifteenth anniversary. Appalled at the misfortune that has befallen their guests, Charlotte tackles the mysterious hijacking and kidnapping with guts and humour in this novelette based on the Sintra Mysteries.