When Lieutenant Mark Wheeler of the South Carolina Police Department arrives at a possible murder-suicide, he realizes almost immediately things are amiss. The crime scene is brutal, but upon further investigation, he unveils a sadistic killer at play who will stop at nothing to get away.
As the case unfolds, nothing can prepare Wheeler for the gauntlet of turmoil and trouble. Relentlessly pursuing a psychopath who has flown under the radar for years, Mark fights to keep control—driven to bring this monster to justice.
Will the sadistic killer finally be caught or will his instincts which have helped him so far see him through to the end?
Anyone who has undergone the transition from Sailor to Chief Petty Officer will tell you it is a lot tougher and more challenging than most Sailors imagine. So you want to become a Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy? That is a good and noble goal, but wishful thinking won’t cut it. It takes drive, initiative, and hard work. James Glass’ in-depth and informative The Chief Petty Officer Guidebook: Tips, Tactics, and Techniques for Sailors Who are Serious about Becoming a Chief Petty Officer is the perfect step-by-step guide to reach your goal.
Some Sailors mistakenly believe that reaching this rank is all about who you know. The simple truth is that there are no tricks, gimmicks, or friendships that will elevate you to this prestigious level. Chief Petty Officers come from all walks of life, but it’s much more than just about rank. It’s about a sense of purpose, drive, and the satisfaction you get knowing you are setting the example for other enlisted Sailors to follow—not only for Sailors under your charge, but within the Navy as a whole.
Former Command Master Chief Glass’ informative The Chief Petty Officer Guidebook is a comprehensive, practical, and easy-to-follow how-to guide written specifically for every Sailor who even thinks about one day becoming a Chief Petty Officer. Glass offers step-by-step instructions and practical solutions, including helpful charts and graphics, to prepare you to reach your goal and excel before the Chief Petty Officer Selection Board.
The Chief Petty Officer Guidebook is a must-read for anyone choosing this career path. It won’t guarantee you will become a Chief Petty Officer, but it will provide you with the tools and the mindset needed for success. Simply put, this book is essential reading.
Do you love to read children’s mysteries? If so, you will find The Pleasantville Junior Detective Agency enjoyable. It’s about a 9-year-old boy named Perry Winkle who becomes the neighborhood junior detective. The reader tries to uncover each clue and solve the case. For those that haven’t cracked the case by the end, they can turn to the last page of each chapter and see how Perry solved it.
Detective Rebecca Watson of the Eugene Falls Police Department is working the case. As a distraction, she’s dragged back into court for the retrial of a man convicted of murdering his girlfriend five years earlier. His defense attorney will use any means to get his client freed, including involving Detective Watson’s mother, who abandoned her at the age of nine. Detective Watson had killed her stepfather for molesting her. This throws Watson into emotional turmoil as she must relive her worst childhood memory.
Digging deeper into the silencer investigation, she discovers there may be a connection between the killer’s victims who were all navy veterans at the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. More bodies are discovered. Nothing can prepare her for the world she’s about to uncover and the motive behind The Silencer—revenge for being sent to prison for the death of six detainees.
Murder on Stono River
When a thirteen-year-old girl is found strangled in a small clearing along Stono River in Charleston, South Carolina, Lieutenant Mark Wheeler must use all his resources to find a sadistic killer. As he digs deeper into the investigation, the case stirs up old wounds from his past.
Soon he discovers there may be a connection between human trafficking and his Janie Doe. Suddenly, all of Charleston is in an uproar for the police to find the girl’s killer. As the case takes a few hard turns, nothing can prepare him for the world he’s about to encounter, the past that haunts him, and a city on the brink of destruction.