A Waning Moon

      Bliss Addison
A Waning Moon

Blossom McDougall, the last descendant of Agnes Frederica Drummond, has eight days to undo the curse of Hesper Higginbotham or her life will end.Blossom McDougall, the last descendant of Agnes Frederica Drummond, has eight days to undo the curse of Hesper Higginbotham or her life will end.With no other plan than to lock herself in a room the day of, a man enters her bookstore and introduces himself as her Aunt Zella's step-son, a private investigator from Minnesota in Newfoundland on business. The two had met when Blossom was a child and she only vaguely remembers Ian P. Mahoney.Hoping for a chance to reminisce, Blossom offers Ian lodging.After the two get reacquainted, Ian asks Blossom to help him with a case. Accompany him on an adventure, he says.As the two set out, Ian quizzes Blossom about the Drummond curse and offers his assistance in locating Hesper’s sole surviving relative, the only person who can help Blossom with reversing the curse.Their journey quickly becomes more than Blossom anticipated when they stumble onto kidnappings, a nefarious money-making scheme, unscrupulous characters (one of whom wants her dead) and a man from Blossom’s past, one who this time will not accept ‘no’ for answer.When the wrongs of long ago have been righted, one question remains: Who does Blossom love - the man from Minnesota, or the man destined for her?
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    Sleight of Hand

      Bliss Addison
Sleight of Hand

First her body goes missing, then her finger ...Sometimes plans carry out without a hitch, and sometimes nothing in a plan goes right, as is the case for Homicide Detective Jonah Leedes this particular night....Sometimes plans carry out without a hitch, and sometimes nothing in a plan goes right, as is the case for Homicide Detective Jonah Leedes this particular night....Homicide Detective Jonah Leedes arranges a romantic rendezvous with his wife at a posh hotel. A minute into their interlude, Jonah receives a call to investigate a possible homicide, coincidentally in the room next to his at The Spartacus. Seconds later, the hospital notifies his wife of an accident involving a city transit bus and a car. Several people have been seriously injured and hospital staff were to report to emergency immediately. Jonah and Olivia part in the hotel hallway outside their room with a promise to pick up later where they'd left off. He enters the murder scene, finds the murderer -- the victim's wife -- still in the room, makes the arrest and considers the case open and shut, until the Doc arrives and pronounces that the victim died two hours before the wife arrived on the scene. Just then, Jonah receives a call from a fellow police officer stating that his sister-in-law Charlotte Armstrong was a passenger on a city transit bus that collided into the pumps of U-Serve Gas on Fifth Avenue. There was a glitch, though. Her body has disappeared. Charlotte Armstrong, a high-strung outspoken woman with a bent toward revenge, unwittingly latches onto the back of Semiazas, a demon of Mephistopheles, when he appears on the accident scene to escort the bus driver's soul to Hades. Now, the devil has her but doesn't want her. Semiazas, on Mephistopheles' order, attempts to show Charlotte the way through the portal to the land of the living -- a task easier to issue than carry out.
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    An Equal Measure

      Bliss Addison
An Equal Measure

JOURNALIST Josie Fox lives a solitary but enjoyable life. When her half-sister Amy crashes her beloved car and suffers severe head trauma, later lapsing into a coma, Josie rushes to her side. Amy's neurosurgeon is not optimistic in his prognosis. Josie is then faced with the more than likely possibility that Amy will never regain consciousness.JOURNALIST Josie Fox lives a solitary but enjoyable life. When her half-sister Amy crashes her beloved car and suffers severe head trauma, later lapsing into a coma, Josie rushes to her side. Amy's neurosurgeon is not optimistic in his prognosis. Josie is then faced with the more than likely possibility that Amy will never regain consciousness. Josie investigates the car accident and learns, much to her dismay, that Amy had tried to take her own life. Josie employs her investigative skills and uncovers the reason for Amy choosing to commit suicide - her boyfriend reneged on his promise to marry her after his divorce became final. While Josie sits at Amy's bedside, praying for her full recovery, she comes up with a plan to pay back Amy's boyfriend for his callous disposal of her sister.
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    Prophesy

      Bliss Addison
Prophesy

On the brink of death, Keegan Black's soul reacts hastily and leaves his body. Minutes later he awakes, remembering the bee sting and the EpiPen that was out of his reach. Believing he's dead, he wanders the streets aimlessly and is soon confronted by demons intent upon confiscating his heart and escorting him to Hades.On the brink of death, Keegan Black's soul reacts hastily and leaves his body. Minutes later he awakes, remembering the bee sting and the EpiPen that was out of his reach. Believing he's dead, he wanders the streets aimlessly and is soon confronted by demons intent upon confiscating his heart and escorting him to Hades. Knowing he's in an unwinnable situation, Keegan prepares to run, but before he can make his move, help arrives in the form of Echo Fitzgerald, a mal'ak dispatched to find Keegan's misplaced soul and bring the two of them together again. Keegan cannot deny his attraction to Echo and, while she finds him appealing, she isn't interested in anything more than completing her assignment and getting back to what she was doing before the summons - enjoying a fine Pinot Noir with a Greek god in Belize. But a simple matter soon turns complex when her ex-lover arrives on the scene wanting payback for something that happened long ago. With the assistance of some of Keegan's friends, a biker gang, they are able to stall the demons long enough for Echo to locate Keegan's essence and reunite it with its host.The two fall in love, but their love can never be. Keegan will not let Echo go, not even for his life.
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    Murder at the Villa Maria-Sedona Retirement Home

      Bliss Addison
Murder at the Villa Maria-Sedona Retirement Home

Sometimes destiny needs a little push.... Eighty-year-old Calliope Fenwick's best friend since grade school is living in misery at the hands of her abusive husband. Calliope will do anything - anything - to help her.... And sometimes destiny needs a swift kick.... Noah Madill, a homicide detective investigating a series of grisly murders, is suffering through a divorce he doesn't wantSometimes destiny needs a little push.... Eighty-year-old Calliope Fenwick's best friend since grade school is living in misery at the hands of her abusive husband. Calliope will do anything - anything - to help her.... And sometimes destiny needs a swift kick.... Noah Madill, a homicide detective investigating a series of grisly murders, is suffering through a divorce he doesn't want but initiated... Or sometimes destiny needs a helping hand... And Calliope and her friends of The Saving Grace Brigade figure a way to give fate the push it needs, which indirectly sets off a string of events that ends with two deaths, one expected.
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    Restless Souls

      Bliss Addison
Restless Souls

Susan Turner wants for her children what her parents gave her - a loving home, a happy childhood, stability and security. Now, thanks to her lustful husband, she can only give them part of what she'd hoped for her son and daughter.Starting over is never easy... If Susan Turner had imagined what her life would be like at forty, she would never have seen herself as a legally separated almost divorced mother of two butting heads with her normally straight-laced A-student daughter and living in a rundown house on the sorrier side of town, or that she would be the main attraction for her sexy neighbor down the street (a man with a horrible secret), or that she would be standing up to her husband Captain Jonathan Turner of the Sheffield Police Department. So when she finds herself in this improbable-to-her situation, learning her newly-purchased residence is inhabitated by a ghost seems just another hurdle to jump. With a keen eye and a determined mind, Susan moves on with her life, doing the best she can and making the most of her situation, all the while striving to maintain a stable, loving environment for her children.
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