But his life is anything but normal. The US government manipulates him, using him as a codebreaker in pursuit of a drug lord and killing innocent people along the way.
For reasons related to his personal security, Sean finds himself in Rome, building a new life under a new name, abandoning academics, and hiding his genius from everyone. When he’s 18 he falls in love. The thrills begin again when he learns that his girlfriend is critically ill and it’s up to him to use his intellect to find a cure, a battle pitting him against a multi-billion-dollar pharmaceutical company and the demons of his past.
Elixir is a story about identity, secrets, and above all, love.
CAN ONE MAN STOP HIM?
Tech celebrity Matt Decker is on top of the world. Then the computerized U.S. power grid that he designed suffers a cyber-attack that was supposed to be impossible. The United States is in chaos. People are dying. And the trouble is only beginning.
Praise from international bestseller James Rollins:
“A simple glitch in a power grid heralds the beginning of a madman’s scheme to bring about a biblical apocalypse. Written in a staccato style that will leave readers breathless and flipping pages long into the night, Hatchett’s…novel, SEVEN UNHOLY DAYS, is a thriller not to be missed!”
Like the rest of her family, Boone has never given up hope that Portia would return. But when she turns up battered, skinny as a twelve-year-old boy, afraid of everything and unable to talk about what happened, he does the only thing he can—try to help her heal. He summons the town doctor and Portia’s parents, and sets out to put this beautiful, broken woman back together again.
Through her family’s love and Boone’s gentle affection, Portia gradually comes back to herself, and starts to fall for her old friend in a whole new way. But one thing threatens her fragile hope for recovery: The man who took her promised that if she ever escaped, he’d kill her. Slowly. And someone is definitely watching her…waiting to make his next deadly move.
Detective Darcy Lynch licks his wounds as a desk jockey after an undercover case gone bad. He’s handed a hit-and-run that quickly reveals itself as a brazen attempted murder—exactly the kind of case he was trying to avoid. Why would anyone want Saffron Meadows dead? An unexpected desire to protect her forces Lynch to stick with the case.
Meanwhile, seasoned Detective Erik Sorensen and his intern work a string of bizarre suicides with too much in common to be a mere coincidence. What could drive these people to carve their own flesh out?
As mysterious murders and suspicious suicides stack up in Silicon Valley, Lynch and his colleagues must connect the dots between the cases before more people die and panic spreads. Could all this be part of a cover-up? Is this just a hit man crossing names off of a list, or has one Valley startup gone too far?
Could there ever be a justification for murder?
Now approaching a quarter of a million downloads, with his acknowledged individual storytelling expertise, D. M. Mitchell pens yet another taut psychological thriller with a difference that twists and turns to its deliciously devious and unexpected conclusion. Discover for yourself why D. M. Mitchell is being hailed as one of the most exciting new writers of thriller and supernatural tales in the UK.
From reviews of The Soul Fixer:
The entire story was gripping all the way to a shocking ending that left me absolutely speechless…
I read the book all in one go in an evening – quite literally couldn’t put it down.
I expected a good read as I’d really enjoyed Mouse by the same author. This book was just as great or better.
Yet another page turner. Brilliant story and had me guessing right to the end.
This author wrote the most excellent, original, supernatural, psychological/thriller I have read in a long time
Susan and Paul Carmichael’s world is devastated when a small-time burglar and drug addict, Eddie Hull, brutally murders their only child, young student Becky Carmichael.
Consumed by grief, they both struggle to come to terms with their tremendous loss. Their fragile relationship under mounting pressure, Susan begins to have dreams about her daughter. She is convinced these are not ordinary dreams; Becky is calling out to her for help. But this revelation only serves to drive a further wedge between the grieving couple.
In desperation, Susan trawls a number of so-called psychics, but is bitterly disappointed by charlatans and fraudsters. When she finally starts to accept that the dreams are a natural part of the grieving process, she meets the mysterious Silas Blake.
He tells her things no one else knows about Becky. Tells her that Becky’s soul is trapped and cannot move on, and that there is an island in the Hebrides called Connalough Point where they will be able to help her. Paul is naturally sceptical, but agrees to go to the island for the sake of their marriage.
They discover Connalough Point is a very secretive place, and every precaution is taken to ensure no one outside learns about its existence. Here they meet Helen Blake, Silas’s wife, and the dour MacLeod brothers.
They also meet the soul fixer…
But slowly they discover the shocking secrets of Connalough Point, the real reasons they are there. With events spiralling down into deceit, terror and murder, it quickly becomes not only a battle for survival, but the steep path to a devastating truth…
This is the first installment of the Blackout Series. Volume 2 is currently in the works, so stay tuned.
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Kill the prey or be killed: it’s in my genes.
A chimera, that’s what I am. And this is my story.
Haunted by the girl he couldn’t save in his youth, and the murder he committed to avenge her, Detective Track Presius has a unique gift: the vision and sense of smell of a predator. When a series of apparently unrelated murders reel him into the depths of genetic research, Track feels more than a call to duty. Children are dying, children who, like himself, could have been healthy, and yet something, at some point, went terribly wrong. For Track, saving the innocent becomes a quest for redemption. The only way he can come to terms with his dark past is to understand his true nature.