Book 6 in the Nowhere Series
THEY HAVE WEALTH
It’s taken time for the plan to unfold, years spent waiting, watching, hating. . . . And after the first victim, the killing gets easier and easier . . .
The Crissmans, owners of Crissman & Wolfe department store, were once one of Portland’s most powerful families. There’s still enough fortune left to sow mistrust between Lucy, her bohemian sister Layla, their brother Lyle, and his grasping wife Kate. When Lucy’s husband is fatally poisoned at a gala, the couple’s unhappy history makes her a prime suspect. But the truth is even more twisted, and Lucy can’t be sure which of her family is being targeted . . . or who to fear.
AND A KILLER SECRET
Renowned defense attorney Dallas Denton has been hired to clear Lucy’s name, unaware of the secret that ties them together or of the deep cracks in the Crissman legacy. Someone is ready to eliminate every obstacle to get what they most covet, and prove that envy runs deeper than blood . . .
THE KILLING GAME
Book 5 in the Nowhere Series
The Rules Are Simple:
It's the ultimate test of strategy and skill. The killer chooses each opponent carefully, learning each one's weaknesses. Every meticulously planned move is leading to a devastating checkmate. Because in this game, all the pretty pawns must die.
First You Play
Andi Wren is fighting to keep her late husband's company safe from vindictive competitors. When she receives an ominous note, Little birds must fly, she turns to P.I. Luke Denton. But though Luke has personal reasons for wanting to take down Wren Development's opponents, his investigation suggests this is deeper and far more dangerous than a business grudge.
Then You Die. . .
In a basement on the outskirts of town, police detectives unearth piles of skeletons. As they learn the shocking truth about each victim's identity, their case collides with Andi's, revealing a killer's ruthless plot and a chilling, lethal endgame. . .
Wow, what a thriller this book is, no surprise as Nancy Bush writes a suspenseful story line. THE KILLING GAME kept me guessing all the way to the end. I love books that hold my attention and if I can't figure out a book till the end, I can't put it down.
★ ★ ★ ★ - RT Book Reviews for THE KILLING GAME
"Bush interweaves former characters with new ones expertly and seamlessly, giving depth and dimension to a strong and intricately layered plot. Luke and Andi’s connection will draw readers into the story. Action, intrigue, high-stakes tension and a vivid, distinctive villain make this story a page-turner.
A note left on her bed and a personal threat have Andi Wren going to see private investigator Luke Denton for help in taking down the Carrera brothers, ruthless business rivals who she believes are responsible. Luke has a personal stake in Andi’s request, which involves his ex-partner from the Portland Police Department and the Carrera brothers, so he takes her case. Soon, the Laurelton PD is involved, and along with them, Luke and Andi get closer to discovering a dark and dangerous truth."
(ZEBRA, Jul., 384 pp., $7.99)
YOU CAN'T ESCAPE
Book 4 in the Nowhere Series
The Biggest Mistake
The branding iron glows in the moonlight as he presses the searing metal into his victim’s flesh. She must wear the devil’s sign, just like the others. He knows the curse that afflicts them—and he’ll make sure they carry it to their graves…
When investigative reporter Jay “Dance” Danziger is nearly killed in a bomb blast, journalist Jordanna Winters senses a career-making story. Together they can find out who’s responsible. But as their investigation uncovers a string of unsolved murders, each body branded in the same way, Jordanna realizes that Dance isn’t the only one in danger.
You Could Ever Get Away…
Small towns can hold big, dark secrets. Deep in Jordanna’s troubled past is the key to a killer’s terrifying mission—to purge the guilty one by one, burning their flesh to free their souls. And her turn is coming, as he prepares to make his mark once more…
In her latest, Bush brings us mystery and suspense, seamlessly interweaving various storylines. Jordanna and Dance are complex, sympathetic characters. The incorporation of existing characters from her past novels gives a natural authenticity to her story. Add a terrifying villain with a passionate cause, and this story is one thrilling read.
Investigative reporter Jay “Dance” Danziger lies in a hospital bed, injured in a bombing. Journalist Jordanna Winters helps him escape from the hospital, because she thinks he is in danger, and takes him to her family home outside of Rock Springs, Ore., to hide out. Once there, Jordanna and Dance try to determine who is behind the bombing. Their investigation unexpectedly leads to the discovery of murder victims — each one branded by a killer who has ties to Jordanna’s past. Now it is crucial that they find the killer. (Zebra, Jul., 384 pp., $7.99)
Melanie Bates, Romantic Times
Book 3 in the Nowhere Series
She senses their twisted desires before she meets them. It’s as if fate is helping her stop these monsters from preying on others the way she was preyed upon. And after she has delivered brutal justice, she’ll let the whole world see their guilt.
“I must pay for what I’ve done.” The first victim—naked, bound, frozen to death—wore the note strung around his neck. Now there’s another note—this one attached to Detective September Rafferty’s own stepbrother. Stefan survives, but September is sure he knows more than he’s saying. Someone is eliminating suspected sexual predators. And the only thing more dangerous than a madman is a killer who’s ruthlessly sane.
Racing to predict the next target, September finds herself drawn into a harrowing and deeply personal case. For this time, there are no innocents—only the one who kills, and those condemned to die. . . .
★ ★ ★ ★ - RT Book Reviews for NOWHERE SAFE
The familiar characters of the Laurelton Police Department, most prominently detective September Rafferty, are back in Bush’s latest novel. A master at the craft of suspense, Bush doesn’t disappoint with an intricate plot and a diabolical villain at its center. Add to that steady pacing, expert storytelling and a strong heroine, and what you get is an irresistible thrill ride that only Bush can create.
Detective September “Nine” Rafferty is back at work after an injury to her shoulder when a case she is working on yields another victim. Suspected sexual predators are being targeted and murdered in brutal ways, and her stepbrother Stefan Harmak is that latest victim. Now Nine trails a killer who is as calculating and cold as they come. As she tries to predict who the next victim will be, the case becomes even more personal, raising the stakes. (ZEBRA, Sep., 384 pp., $7.99)
NOWHERE TO HIDE
Book 2 in the Nowhere Series
THERE ARE SINS
“Do unto others…” Carefully, he carves the words into their flesh. The victims are all young, brunette, pretty. But she’s the one he really wants. The others are just a way to ease the rage that has festered for years, until the only thing that calms him is his knife slicing through skin…
YOU NEVER LIVE
Detective September Rafferty—Nine to her friends—recognizes the artwork that arrives in the mail. She created it back in second grade. Now a killer’s words are slashed across it in what looks like blood. He knows her. September’s investigation leads to her old classmate, Jake Westerly. She wants to believe Jake is innocent. But trusting anyone could be her last mistake…
Every slight, every slur, he remembers them all. They turned him into a monster, and now they will suffer for it. Starting with September, he’ll show them that the past can never stay hidden, and the time of vengeance is at hand…
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“In her latest novel, Bush brings back Nine Rafferty, the newbie detective who is now following the path of a sadistic serial killer. Edge-of-your-seat suspense, complete with several plot twists and a dose of romance, keeps the pages turning. This is one definite thrill ride.” ~RT Book Reviews
NOWHERE TO RUN
Book 1 in the Nowhere Series
When Liv Dugan ducks out of work for lunch, it’s just an ordinary day. When she returns, she stumbles onto a massacre. All her colleagues at Zuma Software have been shot. Only luck has left Liv unscathed, and that might be running out…
WILL FOLLOW YOU
Liv suspects the shootings are tied to her past—and to the package she recently received from her long-dead adoptive mother. Sensing she’s being followed, Liv jumps into a stranger’s car and orders him to drive. Her “hostage” complies, listening carefully as her story unwinds. Skeptical at first, he ultimately begins to believe all Liv’s fears are justified…
TO YOUR GRAVE
Together, Liv and her unlikely confidant try to uncover the truth about her adoptive family, her birth parents, and her troubled childhood. Because somewhere in Liv’s past is a secret worth killing for, and a nightmare she can never outrun…
"Bush’s latest takes readers for a thrilling ride, chock full of suspense and with tension jumping off the pages. Add to that good pacing, a complex mystery, a genuine romance, and well-defined characters, and the end result is one story that will keep you not only captivated, but also on the edge of your seat." ~Romantic Times