MuseItUp Showcase

Act of Abduction

Email
Josie P. Cates, P.I., tangles yet again with supernatural forces… and bad dates.
Price:
Sales price: $0.99
Sales price without tax: $5.50
Discount: $-4.51
Rating: Not Rated Yet
Downloads
File Type: pdf
File Type: prc
File Type: epub
File Type: htm
Price: No additional charge
Description
Also available at:
Amazon | B&N | Apple | Kobo | Scribd | Inktera | Omnilit |

 Act of Abduction
by Heather Fraser Brainerd & David Fraser
José Picada, P.I., Book Three
Genre Mystery
Tags Mystery, Paranormal, Detective, Magic
Release February 2015
Cover Designer Charlotte Volnek
Words 54592
Pages 226
ISBN 978-1-77127-678-8

Price $5.50


Back Cover

Josie P. Cates, P.I., springs back into action when an old colleague from her insurance days calls in desperate need of a detective. A number of his claimants have gone missing, and the police are eyeing him as a suspect. Josie embarks on the case while simultaneously juggling friends and relationships, only to find that the case leads her back to a former adversary. With another foray into the dark and mystical looming before her, will Josie find the strength for one more supernatural battle? Or will she just go for a pizza with her new boyfriend?


Excerpt

We sat at our table for three, finishing the last of our eggs and bakey. At least, I was finishing my breakfast. Geoff and Carrie-Ann had fancy sandwiches.

Al came out of the kitchen to say hello. “Carrie-Ann! Good to see you again,” he greeted her.

“You, too, Al! I can’t believe I haven’t seen you since Thanksgiving. That sure was a heck of a holiday, wasn’t it?”

“It sure was.” Al shook his head at last year’s antics.

“You know,” Carrie-Ann said to him, “I still think of you as Josie’s boyfriend.”

“What?” Geoff said, turning to me. “Al’s your ex?”

“Nope,” I answered.

“They weren’t really dating,” Carrie-Ann explained. “Josie just wanted our whole family to think they were, so she brought him home to Tennessee for Thanksgiving.”

“What?” Geoff’s voice was getting a little too loud.

“It was just a big misunderstanding,” I said.

“She brought his dad along too,” Carrie-Ann said in her chipper voice. “I guess to sort of sell the story.”

“What?” Geoff stood, knocking his chair backward.

“Geoff, calm down,” I said. “It’s not that big a deal.”

“You pulled a con on your own family and it’s not a big deal?” He ran his hands through his hair, distraught.

“I can explain everything,” I said in my let’s-just-calm-down tone.

“Were you really home last night, or was that just another lie?”

Now that ticked me off. “You have no right to question me!”

Al and Carrie-Ann looked back and forth between us like they were at a tennis match.

“You’re right,” Geoff’s voice was quieter, almost sad. “But I can question us.”

“What are you talking about?”

“Do we belong together, Josie? Do I even know you at all? Did I ever really know you?”

“Geoff, I—”

He held up one hand. “I need time to think. I’ll be at the Jamison Hotel.”

As he made his grand exit from the restaurant, I had the urge to call out, “And…scene!” Instead, I bit my lip and watched him stalk out in silence.

“Well,” Al said. “That was awkward.”

“I’m so sorry I brought it all up,” Carrie-Ann said. “I had no idea he’d react like that.”

“It’s not your fault,” I told her. “Geoff can be a little…dramatic.”

“Well, I still feel just terrible.”

“Let’s go home,” I said, feeling borderline miserable. “I need a shower. And a drink.”

MEET THE AUTHORS

Heather Fraser Brainerd

David Fraser

Reviews

There are yet no reviews for this product.

Search in Shop

 

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Subscribe to our Buzz Newsletter 

 

 

For Email Marketing you can trust

Our books are also available at:

Book Trailers

THIS WEEK'S DEAL

Christmas with the Marquis
Jean Hart Stewart
Now ONLY $0.99
Retails $4.50
SAVE $3.51

Your Shopping cart

 x 
Additional Options

Like us on Facebook

 

Reader Reviews

*****
"Couldn't put it down. LOVED every word!"

*****

"A great ending to this one which will leave you pondering life, death and spirituality. Most highly recommended."

*****

"As a HUGE fan of reaper stories this series is one of the best I have read. I can't wait to read the next one! The villains in Sword of Deaths were even more incredible then the last and I can't wait to see what Christopher has up his sleeve for the next one!"

* * * * *

"...this book is perfect for the younger crowd. It gives them the fantasy of a fairytale, the elements of a mystery and just enough of a love story not to "gross them out""

         * * * * *
"This book has it all, love, action, tragedy, I highly recommend it to anyone who loves sci-fi."
         * * * *
"...if you are a fan of Epic Fantasy and would feel right at home in the middle of a comic con convention then this would be a good fit for you."
        * * * * *
"This book has so much to offer, I loved the characters so much & theres so much to offer in this new series, that waiting for us fans will be sheer torture to say the least."

Go to top