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Cornered by Alan Brenham

He’s haunted by the memory of a kidnapping case gone wrong…

Not wanting history to repeat itself, Detective Matt Brady struggles to solve the disappearances of seven young women, but he quickly finds himself pitted against a criminal organization that knows as much about police procedure as he does–an organization that will do whatever it takes to stay one step ahead of him.

His troubles are compounded when a young veterinarian injects herself into the investigation and is targeted to become victim number eight.

When he tries to protect her, he finds himself in the crosshairs of a professional cop killer. Can Brady solve the case in time to save his new love, or will this investigation be the death of both of them?

Review by John J. Staughton: 5.0 out of 5 Stars. Thrilling from Start to Finish – Don’t Miss This One!

…..You can always tell when a writer knows his subject matter in a deep and meaningful way. There is a certain quality in the phrasing, an honesty in the tension, and (when the stars align) brilliance in the overall product. Brenham made it clear that not only is he vastly knowledgeable about criminality, the legal system, police procedure, and criminal organizations, but he is also a clever and creative author who knows how to convince a reader to fall for a character right before putting them in harm’s way. I was riveted by this novel, and although it is the first, I have read from Brenham, I’ll certainly be checking out the others.

…..The only thing I found a bit implausible were a few loosely tied together plot details that seemed to sloppily be wrapped up, but they were hardly consequential, and didn’t keep me from ripping through these pages in less than a week. Brady makes for a killer protagonist, and seeing him facing up against open-faced evil and cruelty was emotionally exhausting. I wasn’t a huge fan of Tracy, although she had a few redeeming moments; their entire connection seemed slightly contrived, whereas his emotions regarding his past were so visceral and believable.

…..Anyways, I would recommend this book to anyone who loves to be thrilled into reading for a whole night straight, and then waking up a little bit sad that you reached the end. Nicely done, Mr. Brenham – this is a real hit!

Product Details:
Paperback: ‎316 Pages
Publisher: ‎Black Opal Books (October 6, 2018)
Language: ‎English
Global Library: Thrillers (Organized Crime)
Global Library: Thrillers (Suspense)
Global Library: Fiction (Action Thriller)
Global Library: Fiction (Crime Action and Adventure)

Amazon Hard-Cover Print:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1626949956/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vamf_tkin_p1_i1

Amazon Soft Cover Print:
https://www.amazon.com/Cornered-Alan-Brenham/dp/1626944261/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Kindle:
https://www.amazon.com/Cornered-Alan-Brenham-ebook/dp/B00LV6FTGC/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Audio Book:
https://www.amazon.com/Cornered/dp/B00UX9YBYY/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Italian Edition:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FLBQVVY/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i5

Game Piece by Alan Brenham

Temple, Texas Police Detective, Barry Marshall hunts for a hardened serial killer with the ultimate endgame, one intended to strip Marshall of everything he holds dear—his career, his wife Erin, and his reputation. Unbeknownst to Marshall, the killer had dated Erin years ago, and seeing Marshall with her pushes him over the edge. Determined to punish Marshall for stealing his beloved, the killer plays a deadly cat-and-mouse game of murder. As the body count rises, Marshall is forced to face his worst nightmare.

Editorial Reviews:

…..“This fast paced, exciting thriller has twists and turns right until the very last page. The author, Alan Brenham has used his lifetimes experience as a Texas law enforcement officer, a criminal prosecutor, and later, criminal defense attorney to give his readers a real insight into what life is like when your world revolves around protecting the innocent, and those you love.” Susan Keefe, Book Reviews by Susan Keefe

…..“A fast-paced game of cat and mouse that will have you guessing until the very end. Detective Marshall is tenacious and commendable as he plays with fire to find a serial killer that has a personal vendetta against him. If you’re a fan of suspense and mystery, this should be your next read.” Kristi Elizabeth, San Francisco Book Review

…..“A gripping psychological, edge-of-your-seat thriller that goes beyond murder and mayhem.” Diane Donovan, Midwest Book Review

Product Details:
Paperback: ‎326 Pages
Publisher: ‎Black Opal Books (October 6, 2018)
Language: ‎English
Global Library: Thrillers (Organized Crime)
Global Library: Thrillers (Suspense)
Global Library: Fiction (Action Thriller)
Global Library: Fiction (Crime Action and Adventure)

Amazon Hard Cover Print:
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Piece-Alan-Brenham/dp/1644370077/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Amazon Soft-Cover Print:
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Kindle:
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Piece-Alan-Brenham-ebook/dp/B07HLCBG6J/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Audio Book:
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Piece/dp/B07NBWB83B/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Hidden Intentions by Alan Brenham

When 13-year-old Cailey Marshall’s mission to an abandoned Texas house goes wrong, she must find ways to escape from her ruthless kidnappers and survive, while her parents are forced into making a deadly choice to save their daughter and discover the truth. Cailey sets out on a dare devised by her clique of friends, but the dare goes horribly wrong. When her father, Barry Marshall, discovers that his daughter’s adventurous game got her kidnapped by Anne Murphy and her cohorts, he is faced with a deadly dilemma. Anne’s ultimatum requires him to kill his brother or Cailey dies. She refuses to tell him why his brother must die.

On the other hand, a mother will do anything for her child. It is Erin, who without hesitation, goes out on a limb to save her daughter. Even if it means murder to do it. Meanwhile, Cailey must deal with Anne’s sadistic torment if she hopes to survive.

Review by Amanda Mountjoy: 5.0 out of 5 Stars. Reviewed voluntarily as an ARC from Book Sirens. This book is so good. The plot was great with interesting characters. It held my attention until the end. A definite must read! I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review voluntarily.

Review by Kay: 5.0 out of 5 Stars. Very suspenseful and fast paced story.This is a story about a young girl who gets kidnapped while on a dare. It’s a fast-paced quick read that leaves you guessing who is behind the kidnapping. It’s a great story but the ending is a bit abrupt.

Product Details:
Paperback: ‎340 Pages

Publisher: ‎Black Opal Books (December 4, 2020)
Language: ‎English

Global Library: Thrillers (Organized Crime)
Global Library: Thrillers (Suspense)
Global Library: Fiction (Action Thriller)
Global Library: Fiction (Crime Action and Adventure)

Amazon Print:
https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-Intentions-Alan-Brenham/dp/1644372843/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Kindle:
https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-Intentions-Alan-Brenham-ebook/dp/B08PPDZRV4/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Audio Book:
https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-Intentions/dp/B08XW47Z5M/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Price Of Justice by Alan Brenham

His focus is on solving the murders–until the unthinkable happens…

Recently widowed, Austin Police Detective Jason Scarsdale works to solve the murders of two pedophiles, while trying to be both mother and father to his five-year-old daughter. During his investigation, Scarsdale is forced to navigate between the crosshairs of two police commanders out to get him. Drawn to Austin Police Crime Analyst, Dani Mueller, who has also suffered tragedy, Scarsdale fights both his attraction and his suspicions that something just isn’t right…

She is hiding a secret, one that could not only cost her a job–it could end her life…

Dani hides a deadly past. After her daughter was brutally murdered, Dani exacted her revenge then changed her name and fled to Austin. But if her secret ever gets out, she knows there is no place she can hide from the murderer’s vicious family.

Pulled into a web of malice and deceit, Scarsdale and Dani discover the value of breaking the rules. Then just when they thought things couldn’t get worse…they do.

Review by Monica LaSarre, Author: 5.0 out of 5 Stars. Austin crime fighting has a new hero (and I’ve discovered a new genre!)

…..Before I gush about this book, I have to set the record straight: this book was The First crime novel I’ve ever read. Thanks to Mr. Brenham’s stellar book, I am a new fan of crime fiction. Not only was this book a great read, Mr. Brenham helped me discover an exciting genre that I will definitely read more of in the future. So, on a personal and heartfelt note, thanks for exposing me to something new, Mr. Brenham!

…..So, let’s move on to my review of this book. Let me tell you about the elements included in this book that really worked well for the story. There were characters I could relate to, who grabbed my heart at their first introduction and didn’t let go even when the story ended. There was a story line I could relate to and characters who reacted to their circumstances in ways I could relate to (no spoilers here, but let’s just say that if my child were ever raped and killed, “vigilante” would be my new middle name). I loved that bad guys got the proverbial “what was comin’ to ’em” and that cops weren’t portrayed as perfect, because we all know they aren’t. The story was paced well: at a steady clip, with a few sharp turns and a satisfying abrupt landing at the end, at which point I finally remembered to breathe (reminded me of a thrilling sledding adventure I had recently). Mr. Brenham’s expertise in justice, law, and the criminal mind were evident. He knows his stuff and the story was completely authentic from that standpoint.

…..I look forward to more from this author and I also would relish seeing this storyline serialized. I would really enjoy seeing more of Jason and Dani.

…..As a life-long reader, I have to say my favorite thing about books is their ability to help us see a different side of a situation or relationship, perhaps an angle we wouldn’t normally explore on our own because of our own individual preferences and prejudices. Critique I’ve read about Price of Justice includes reader dissatisfaction with the speed at which Jason and Dani were attracted to each other, relative to how long it had been since Jason was widowed. To that I would reply: yes, it’s unlikely, but it happens. Love works at its own pace. I like that I got to think about that truth because of Mr. Brenham’s story.

…..Thank you, Mr. Brenham, for not only an exciting introduction to a new genre, but for a highly entertaining read which kept me interested and on the edge of my seat for the entire wild ride. Well done, and let us hear more from your pen soon!

Product Details:
Paperback:  328 Pages
Publisher: ‎Black Opal Books (November 30, 2013)
Language: ‎English
Global Library: Thrillers (Organized Crime)
Global Library: Thrillers (Suspense)
Global Library: Fiction (Action Thriller)
Global Library: Fiction (Crime Action and Adventure)

Amazon Hard-Cover Print:
https://www.amazon.com/Price-Justice-Alan-Brenham/dp/1626949948/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Amazon Soft-Cover Print:
https://www.amazon.com/Price-Justice-Alan-Brenham/dp/1626944202/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Kindle:
https://www.amazon.com/Price-Justice-Alan-Brenham-ebook/dp/B00GYGDZ5G/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Audio Book:
https://www.amazon.com/Price-of-Justice/dp/B00ODFDAAK/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Rampage: A Jason Scarsdale Novel (Jason Scarsdale Mysteries) by Alan Brenham

The stakes soar, both professionally and personally, for Austin PD Detective Jason Scarsdale as he finds himself in a race against time to hunt down a vicious gang hell-bent on murder. Realizing that his new partner, the attractive divorcee Tatum Harper, could be trouble in more ways than one, he tries to run her out of Homicide.

Will their partnership destroy his romantic relationship with long-time girlfriend Dani Mueller?

Will they both survive the harrowing face-off with the increasingly unhinged gang leader?

Review by mint tea: 5.0 out of 5 Stars.

…..Grade A detective novel!This book is a great crime novel. It reads much like a good spree movie. Scarsdale, who is a detective in Austin, finds himself in a very complicated murder investigation.

…..Worse than that, he has a new partner, and she is an attractive woman. I really liked the story and the action-packed chase that the suspects were pursuing with each other, as well as the chase that the detectives went on to find the killers.

…..I also liked the characters Scarsdale and Shannon, but I didn’t understand why he didn’t want to give his partner a chance at the beginning. He wanted to immediately change her and then ended up really liking her.

…..The ending of the book was a bit funny because it seems like he cleaned up one mess just to get into another, so it will be interesting to see what is written in the next installment in his life. I would recommend reading this title if you enjoy detective novels.

Product Details:
Paperback: ‎300 Pages
Publisher: ‎Black Opal Books (July 4, 2015)
Language: ‎English
Global Library: Thrillers (Organized Crime)
Global Library: Thrillers (Suspense)
Global Library: Fiction (Action Thriller)
Global Library: Fiction (Crime Action and Adventure)

Amazon Hard-Cover Print:
https://www.amazon.com/Rampage-Jason-Scarsdale-Alan-Brenham/dp/1626949964/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Amazon Soft-Cover Print:
https://www.amazon.com/Rampage-Jason-Scarsdale-Novel-Mysteries/dp/1626944407/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Kindle:
https://www.amazon.com/Rampage-Jason-Scarsdale-Alan-Brenham-ebook/dp/B0102UV6GY/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Audio Book:
https://www.amazon.com/Rampage-A-Jason-Scarsdale-Novel/dp/B01697B7X6/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

About The Author: Alan Brenham is the pen name of Alan Behr. He worked as a Texas law enforcement officer for over twenty years and as a criminal prosecutor and later criminal defense attorney for over twenty-five years. Today he lives in Texas with his wife, Lillian, where he’s working on his seventh novel.

His first crime novel, Price of Justice, won several awards including best in police/crime fiction. It also became a top 100 international bestseller. A second novel, Cornered, was released by Black Opal Books on July 13, 2014. Rampage, a sequel to Price of Justice, was released on July 4, 2015. His fourth book, Game Piece, was released in October 2018. A fifth novel, Hidden Intentions, was released on December 3, 2020. A sixth novel, titled No More Lies, is ready for the publisher while a seventh book, set in Paris, is being written.

Amazon Author’s Page:
https://www.amazon.com/Alan-Brenham/e/B009L91WXK

Professional Website:
https://www.alanbrenham.com

Facebook:
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Twitter:
https://www.twitter.com/alanbrenham

Author’s Page At Book Marketing Global Network:
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