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Red-Line: The Shift

 

A secret community, whose strange origins must forever remain hidden, is at risk. When a serious illness befalls Sarah Randolph and a mysterious man arrives to protect her, it will force her to confront the truth. Could she be one of them?

Depressed and lonely, Sarah Randolph is on the precipice of an unexpected encounter that will change all she thought she knew about herself and the world around her.

John Ramsey, determined to protect her, will risk everything, including those closest to him, to keep her alive.

When an unknown threat, confident of handling any force prepared to stop them, arrives to take Sarah, Ramsey must rely on his own quick thinking and the small group he’s assembled to help prevent it.

Despite the danger Sarah and Ramsey face, and the budding attraction between them, they’ll risk their lives for each other, and the people closest to them, when their unique destiny and an unexpected enemy collide.

Can Sarah and Ramsey defeat the mysterious men who’ve waited for Sarah, discover their true motives, and uncover the shocking secrets about Sarah’s unique origins, before time runs out?

Curse Breaker

 

Grayson Steele is cursed.
In high school, a friend’s mother blames Grayson Steele for the tragic death of her daughter. Now, years later, Grayson is wealthy and successful, but on the brink of suicide. Because the women he loves are dying. And he can’t stop it.

Knowing about Grayson’s circumstances, Gillian Fletcher derives a plan. Catch the killer who’s making Grayson Steele’s life a living hell. But there’s only one way to do it. She has to be the bait.

As Grayson and Gillian’s plan takes shape, they must not only expose a killer, but also their feelings for each other. The further they go, the more secrets they will reveal. Secrets that will illuminate not just a murderer, but shocking truths that neither may be prepared to face.

Truths that will change their future forever.

Volume one of the Red-Line sister series, The Fletcher Family Saga.

Best Story Winner from New York Literary Magazine.

Kindle Book Award Semi Finalist for Mystery/Thriller.

Forged Lines

The culmination of the two series is here. 

Confronted by their enemies, they’ll fight for all they hold dear.

Caught unaware, the Ramsey and Fletcher families face their greatest challenge. After a violent attempt on their lives, they must combat the forces that want them dead.

As loved ones are separated and family members threatened, they’ll do whatever it takes to protect the ones they love. The further they go, the more dangerous it becomes, until the very forces required to protect them may no longer be enough.

Despite betrayals and setbacks, they’ll fight to the end, but survival is never a guarantee. Their fate will be defined by their ability to trust their destiny. But destiny may not be enough when everything they love could be lost forever.

Volume four of the Red-Line sister series, The Fletcher Family Saga.

First Cut

A woman on the edge. A butcher’s taunts. When he invades her psyche, will she become his final victim?

San Diego, California. Jill Jacobs is broken. Devastated after her failure to catch a serial killer resulted in the death of a cop, the former Seattle detective drinks away the pain. But when the elusive murderer goes to work in her new city, she renews her passion to bring him to justice after he leaves a sinister calling card at her door…

Teaming with Detectives Daniels and Remalla to solve the grisly crimes, Jill despises the psychic connection that allows her to experience the horror through the depraved psychopath’s eyes. And as the fiend stays one step ahead of their investigation, she fears losing her last shreds of sanity when she realizes he craves having her in his head.

Will Jill’s strange link to the madman plunge her into eternal blackness?

Book One in the Family or Foe saga with Detectives Daniels and Remalla.

Fourth Strike

Despair can take you to the pits of hell. It’s your choice to rise or burn.

After a prominent judge is found murdered in his home with an odd sequence of numbers left at the scene, Detectives Daniels and Remalla begin to unravel the clues and hunt for a killer.

While they investigate, former detective Jill Jacobs returns, determined to find the mysterious man linked to three previous murders, and whose mystifying past, strange connections and dangerous abilities make him impossible to find and even harder to catch.

Jill’s persistence requires her to dive deeper into her psychic gifts and her search leads her to Madison and Jace. Their reconnection and revelations about their strange history will lure out the man they seek, but drawing his attention brings unintended consequences.

As Remalla and Daniels hunt a killer and Jill, Madison and Jace pursue much-needed answers, long-held secrets are exposed that will threaten each of them. Secrets that will reveal how far they are willing to go to stop a madman, even if that madman may be one of their own.

Book Four in the Family or Foe saga with Detectives Daniels and Remalla.

Lost Souls

No secret is safe, not even with the dead.

Former Texas Ranger and now private investigator, Mason Redstone, can investigate the dead, but as a medium, he can also talk to them. When Mason’s estranged partner, Trick Monroe, appears asking for Mason’s help to solve a murder, it forces Mason to confront the past and attempt to rebuild their fractured relationship. But when Trick reverts to his old ways, Mason must question whether it’s best to leave the past behind.

Old bonds don’t break easily, though, and when Trick insists his accused friend is innocent, Mason reluctantly agrees to help. As they unearth new clues with the assistance of Mason’s sister, Mikey, Detectives Daniels and Remalla, and Mason’s own paranormal gifts, they shed light on unexpected suspects. But when a shocking revelation comes to light, Mason must determine whether to trust his old friend or abandon the investigation.

Despite the difficulties, their efforts rouse a killer’s interest and before they can discover the answers, Mason’s life, and others, will be at risk. Can they find a murderer before they become the next victims?

Lost Souls is book one in The Redstone Chronicles, a crossover series with Detectives Daniels and Remalla. It follows the events of Of Breath and Blood.

Family or Foe Saga Boxed Set

Some Killers Want More Than Blood
A mysterious man with a strange background, unique abilities, and a dangerous grudge. Three strangers, each of whom has lost a loved one through a series of brutal murders. One peculiar woman whose knowledge and intuition will connect each of them.

With the help of Detectives Daniels and Remalla, can they put the pieces together and expose the secrets of a killer before he completes his deadly game and destroys them all?

Enjoy the Family or Foe Saga, including First Cut, Second Slice, Third Blow and Fourth Strike.

And discover Haunted River, Of Breath and Blood, and Of Body and Bone, the first three books in Detectives Daniels’ and Remalla’s own series.

Of Power and Pain

You can't escape the past...
With a violent psychopath on the loose, Detectives Daniels and Remalla must keep one eye over their shoulders and one on their current case. Despite the threat, they’ll hunt a powerful killer who leaves a symbolic mark on his victims, but what it means remains a mystery. When the clues left behind point to the next target, Remalla and Daniels are forced to work against the clock to stop a murderer from striking again.

As they close in and more revealing clues emerge, they’ll discover not just an assassin, but connections to a past they’re ready to forget but are unable to avoid. Desperate to stop a killer hungry to prove his corruption and a psychopath eager for revenge, Daniels and Remalla will risk their lives while facing unimaginable consequences.

Sometimes, the only way to stop a madman is to become one yourself.

Of Power and Pain is book five in Detectives Daniels and Remalla series. It follows Of Mind and Madness and Lost Chances.

Red-Line: Mirrors

 

The stakes are raised…
Sarah Randolph is a member of a unique and secretive community whose existence must forever remain unknown. Her Shift complete, she faces a new challenge when her newfound abilities inexplicably vanish, jeopardizing her chance to save the group she’s newly joined.

And she must decide…
Now Sarah finds herself at a crossroads. She can’t deny the attraction she feels for Ramsey, the man protecting her, but that desire may prove deadly when she is forced to trust someone she fears the most…another member whose interest in Sarah could cost her more than she’s prepared to give.

Whether to follow her fate…
With time running out, will Sarah be able to save those closest to her? Or will her nemesis succeed in separating her from the man she loves and ultimately make her his own?

Red-Line: Mirrors is the second book in the Red-Line trilogy.

High Child

 

Destiny can be a deadly choice...

Gifted with unique abilities, Royce Fletcher struggles to find his place in the world. Living a solitary life in the woods, he finds his quiet existence disrupted by unexpected visitors. Visitors he would prefer to avoid.

Despite his attempts to protect himself, Royce finds himself caught up in an unexpected romance, a local murder investigation, and a destiny he has little interest in pursuing.

The more he tries to pull away, the more drawn in he becomes, until he must face the demons that refuse to go away. Demons that risk more than just his life, but all that he holds dear.

Volume Two of Red-Line Sister Series, The Fletcher Family Saga.

Red-Line Trilogy Boxed Set

 

The Red-Line Trilogy Boxed Set includes the first three books in the exciting and compelling Red-Line series. Readers call it “hard to put down,” “excellent,” and “a fun read.” If you love compelling characters, unexpected twists and fast-paced adventure, you’ll love this page turning series by award-winning author J. T. Bishop.

Second Slice

A mysterious man with unique abilities holds the clues to Madison Vickers’ strange past and future. After her husband is found dead, Madison suspects the man who watches her, speaks to her in quiet whispers, and moves objects with his mind, is a killer.

Relying on her handsome attorney and Detectives Daniels and Remalla to discover the clues and prove her innocence, Madison hopes her own mistakes and desperate attempts at love won’t doom her to a life in prison.

When troubled friends, a sad wife, and financially strapped husbands all become suspects, Madison finds comfort in the advice of a quirky woman who suggests the rabbit hole may be deeper than Madison realizes, and ill prepared to face.

But nothing is as it seems when secrets are divulged and a killer is revealed. And when forced to confront the truth Madison will face not just a murderer, but shocking secrets that will link her to a deadly stranger and transform her life forever.

Book two in the Family or Foe Saga with Detectives Daniels and Remalla series.

Haunted River

​A woman, clad only in a white nightgown, is dead - her body discovered on the banks of Black River. Her unsolved murder, and her ghost, still haunt the small town where she lived and died.

Twenty-five years later, Detective Gordon Daniels inherits his estranged grandfather’s home on the property where the body was found. Anxious to sell it, Daniels invites his partner, Detective Aaron Remalla to help him clean it out and enjoy some time off from their high-pressure job. But their getaway is interrupted when a second woman’s body is found on the river, clad in a white nightgown, and they are unwittingly thrown into an investigation they would prefer to avoid.

Their scrutiny of the nearby town uncovers colorful suspects, including a cranky elderly woman and her entitled grandson, two fortune-telling sisters, a paranormal-investigating sheriff, a drifter with a dubious past and Daniels’ own grandfather. As strange occurrences, frightening dreams, and spectral encounters stack up, Detectives Daniels and Remalla are forced to confront the town’s ghosts and will uncover a sinister secret so shocking that someone is prepared to kill to keep it hidden.

Can the specters of the past help them find a killer before the killer gets to them first?

Book One in the Detectives Daniels and Remalla Series.

Of Body and Bone

​After a shocking investigation ends, Detectives Daniels and Remalla are back at work, but their routine is shattered when a child goes missing, and they rush to find a young boy and the man who kidnapped him. But all is not what it seems when they discover the kidnapper’s involvement with their previous case and a killer now behind bars.

When Daniels becomes a target and Remalla is plagued by the past, they must trust their instincts to find a killer and protect an innocent victim. But when Daniels’ family is threatened, Daniels must choose between following the law, or breaking it.

As the killer reveals his true nature, strange abilities, and mysterious hidden ties to an evil past, Daniels and Remalla are forced to confront their own oaths as officers and moral compass in order to defeat a man capable of destroying… both body and bone.

Of Body and Bone is book three in the Detectives Daniels and Remalla series. It follows the events of Of Breath and Blood and Lost Dreams.

Of Mind and Madness

No evil acts alone
After a brutal truth is revealed, Detective Aaron Remalla finds himself at a crossroads. Struggling to cope, he disappears, finding solace as a stranger in a quaint town where he can drink instead of think. Desperate to forget the past, his actions only bring him deeper into the darkness, and he finds himself accused of a crime he didn’t commit.

When his partner, Detective Gordon Daniels arrives, they’ll work together to discover the answers and will uncover even darker mysteries that involve deception, murder, and haunted woods that according to town lore, harbor an evil responsible for the disappearance of three people.

Can they uncover the secrets of a community known for its idyllic charm and friendly patrons and reveal the malevolence within it, or is a more sinister purpose hiding in plain sight? Risking their lives, they’ll learn that the simplest answer could be the most shocking.

Of Mind and Madness is book four in the Detectives Daniels and Remalla series. It follows the events of Lost Dreams and Of Body and Bone.

Red-Line: Trust Destiny

 

The threat unfolds…
Sarah Randolph has discovered she’s a member of a secretive community whose survival depends on her unique abilities. Her adjustment to her new life has led her to find love, but also comes with a cost. Because there’s another Red-line. One whose desire for her could cost her everything she holds dear.

The danger grows…
When Sarah falls victim to her adversary’s deceit, she unknowingly turns from the man she loves and chooses her enemy instead—the man who will stop at nothing to keep Sarah at his side and kill anyone who plans to stop him.

And secrets are revealed…
John Ramsey will do whatever is necessary to bring Sarah back, even if it means sacrificing himself and risking the lives of those closest to him to do it. Because he has no choice but to risk everything for the woman destined to be by his side.

Red-Line: Trust Destiny is the third book in the Red-Line trilogy.

Spark

 

Eve Fletcher is on the run. She’s hiding from the men who’ve killed her boss. But she’s not alone. A man she barely knows is with her, and she must decide whom to trust. But Eve has more than her life at stake. She’s protecting secrets too. Secrets that if exposed could risk not only her, but her entire family. But everyone has secrets, including the man who refuses to leave her side.

With time running out, Eve must choose whether to bring her boss’s murderers to justice. But she’s falling for the mysterious man with his own suspicious motives. Can she risk loving him or will his presence threaten the family she’s trying so hard to protect?

Family whose survival depends on keeping secrets.

Volume three of the Red-Line sister series: The Fletcher Family Saga.

The Fletcher Family Saga Boxed Set

 

 

The Fletcher family has secrets. Secrets that could take all they hold dear. But life doesn’t stop because of who they are.

Despite the risks, they’ll experience love, heartache, passion and loss, and along the way, they’ll find the courage to discover their true origins and abilities and how to handle them. Trusting only those closest to them, they’ll be forced to face their greatest threat - those who want them dead.

Amidst betrayal, doubt, fear and pain, they’ll do what must be done to protect themselves and those who love them. In the end, they’ll discover the only thing that matters. Family.

 

Third Blow

Jace Marlon’s best friend is dead, killed by a man as mysterious as Jace’s past.

Forced to trust Detectives Daniels and Remalla, who suggest the motive for the murder is more elusive than the killer, Jace must face a truth he can no longer avoid.

Confronting his troubled youth and confused by the unique abilities he’s been reluctant to accept, Jace has no choice but to ask for help, and finds an unexpected ally in a tarot reader whose assistance could lead to more than friendship and whose readings may provide the link to the secrets he must uncover. But her involvement could risk her life, and the lives of the detectives.

With an uncatchable killer at large, Jace must choose between revenge and answers. And the survival of those he befriends will depend on a quirky woman with chunky jewelry, those he must learn to trust, and the one thing he never knew existed…family.

Third Blow is Book Three in the Family or Foe Saga with Detectives Daniels and Remalla.

Of Breath and Blood

A series of liquor store robberies leads Detectives Daniels and Remalla into a secretive world where a fanatical cult leader’s evil ambitions reveal more than just a violent group of followers.

Determined to discover the man’s true motives, they follow the clues, but the closer they get, the greater the risk becomes when strange revelations lead them into a paranormal world where a cryptic organization may hold the key to the answers they seek.

As Remalla goes undercover to search for answers, Daniels faces his own demons when a brutal mental assault threatens all he holds dear, and the case takes a dangerous turn, requiring the partners to rely on each other to survive.

As the threat grows, the man at the heart of it all will use his power to delve into the depths of evil, and will force Daniels and Remalla to confront the malevolence determined to extract...both breath and blood.

Book Two in the Detectives Daniels and Remalla series.

Lost Dreams

Beware the Ghosts from Within
Former Texas Ranger Trick Monroe’s first case at his partner’s P.I. agency is an easy one - locate a wealthy woman’s missing brother. But his partner, Mason Redstone, a paranormal researcher and medium, is involved in his own case, and when a malicious entity follows Mason home, it complicates Trick’s investigation.

When their search for the brother leads to a murder, and Mason’s brother Max is accused of the crime, Mason must fight not only the malevolence in his home, but also find the person responsible for framing his brother.

With Mason’s sister Mikey’s help, they will seek out the suspects with a motive to ruin Max, but Mason’s personal battles will lead him down a destructive path, and their search for evil will reveal a shocking secret that could lead to yet another murder – one of their own.

Can Mikey and Trick find a killer and save Mason at the same time, or will one of them face their fate and confront a murderer?

Lost Dreams is book two in The Redstone Chronicles, a crossover series with Detectives Daniels and Remalla. It follows the events of Lost Souls and Of Body and Bone.

Lost Chances

Some Secrets are Better Left Unknown
Facing his demons, paranormal P.I. and former Texas Ranger Mason Redstone enters therapy. Adjusting to his new surroundings, he’ll befriend other patients, face unexpected spirit encounters and confront his difficult past. But his new patrons will offer more than support. They’ll reveal dark rumors about former patients who’ve gone missing. Curious, he’ll use his investigative skills to search for the truth, but his discoveries may turn friends into enemies.

With Mason absent, his sister Mikey and partner Trick struggle to keep his agency afloat and must rely on another gifted paranormal investigator for help. But his involvement could complicate more than just their cases and force Mikey to make a difficult decision.

Eager to take on a case of their own, Trick and Mikey agree to help a grieving family investigate the suspicious suicide of their daughter, but when their digging exposes an unexpected web of lies, they’ll alert a killer desperate enough to commit murder. And his next victim could be Mason.

Lost Chances is book three in The Redstone Chronicles, a crossover series with Daniels and Remalla. It follows Lost Dreams and Of Mind and Madness.

What People Are Saying

For Red-Line: The Shift:

“A competent, well written and interesting alien adventure, with a hint of romance, Red-Line: The Shift holds your interest from start to finish. Who is watching Sarah Randolph and what do they want with her? Why hasn’t she felt like herself lately, or been able to sleep? John Ramsey has the answers, or at least some of them, but can she trust him? The action starts quickly, with Sarah going through the ‘shift’ just moments after being told she is not in fact human. The story then confines us to one house and one group of characters as they aid and protect Sarah through her shift, whilst using their own unique sensitivities to divert and fight danger as it appears. Sarah is a ‘red-line’ Eudoran, possibly the last of her kind and the only hope the gray-line Eudorans have of survival…but there is another force at work, and who they are and why they want to get hold of Sarah will no doubt be revealed in Volume Two.”

Underground Book Reviews

For First Cut: Book one in The Family or Foe Saga…

“From intrigue and cat-and-mouse games to interactions that become increasingly dangerous on more than one level, Bishop’s story is a fine story of intrigue and survival that introduces the first spark of romance and leaves the door well open for more books in the series.”
D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

For Curse Breaker:

“Bishop’s novel is two books in one: a murder mystery, which reaches an early resolution, followed by a reveal about Gillian that results in a very different kind of story. Readers who’ve already read Bishop’s preceding trilogy will be in familiar terrain, but for others, it will be a somewhat jarring genre shift. Nevertheless, there’s romance and suspense throughout as Grayson and Gillian succumb to their mutual attraction and occasionally find themselves in mortal peril. Lengthy scenes play out with copious dialogue, but they entail engaging discussions about murder suspects or the particulars of Gillian’s family. During action scenes, however, the author truly delivers; in one tension-ridden sequence, Gillian hides from a threat, “her breathing coming in short shallow gasps. Her heart hammered and her side burned from exertion.

An unconventional but consistently absorbing multigenre tale.”

Kirkus Reviews

For Haunted River: Book One in the Detectives Daniels and Remalla Series…

“The story remains tense to the end as the list of suspects increases and more secrets are revealed. It culminates in a hair-raising, shocking scene. Haunted River by J. T. Bishop is a rewarding, absorbing read that every fan of murder mysteries should read.”

Edith Wairimu - Reader's Favorite

For High Child:

“J. T. Bishop delivers another marvelous read.

High Child is an exceptional novel with a unique premise, strong characterization, intriguing mystery, and a thrilling, suspenseful plot.

Readers will adore Bishop’s thoroughly engrossing, imaginative series and eagerly await the next installment.”

NY Literary Magazine

For Lost Souls: Book One in the Redstone Chronicles…

“The supernatural elements are convincing, and the story’s explosive ending provides a neat twist that shocks and satisfies at once. Both paranormal suspense fans and traditional mystery lovers will eagerly await Bishop’s next.”

The Prairies Book Review

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