The Altruism Effect
A kidnapped psychologist. A murderous warden. There’s more to this prison than meets the eye… Dr. Raine Walsh has a right to be paranoid. The expert psychologist has spent far too much time in the minds of the criminally disturbed, but that’s no reason for her to be drugged and thrown into prison. Raine can’t remember the crime that got her locked up, and she wonders if her growing paranoia has destroyed her sanity… Raine is determined to solve the mystery of her twisted incarceration, but finding allies is a dangerous game. Some of her fellow prisoners are far from innocent, and a guard confides that he’s also been kidnapped and forced to play a role. The problem is that the warden controls the compound with an iron grip. Her only chance of escape could put her and the other inmates in grave danger… The Altruism Effect is the first book in a series of psychological thrillers. If you like gripping suspense, realistic characters, and mind-bending plot twists, then you’ll love Kristin Helling’s kidnapping thriller.
The Bystander Effect
A psychologist looking for closure after her horrific kidnapping. An untested detective desperately seeking to prove himself. And a killer who could be anyone…
Raine Walsh has escaped the Warden, but the ghosts of her wrongful incarceration still haunt her. While she has her freedom, many of the innocent people she was captive with do not, and as time passes, Raine becomes more and more concerned the Warden will never be found and brought to justice.
Detective Jonah Heely’s first case is a chilling echo of the Kitty Genovese murder from 1964.
Despite the victim being killed near plenty of witnesses, Jonah has no leads. Worse, it's soon clear he's tracking a serial killer, and time is running out for the killer's next victims. Noticing similarities between this string of new murders and Raine's unsolved kidnapping case, and with his job on the line, Jonah turns to Raine for help.
Raine seizes the opportunity to help in order to keep the hunt for the Warden alive. Together, she and Jonah must find the killer before he strikes again. But it's hard to catch a killer who uses the bystander effect to their advantage… and who may be closer to both of them than either could imagine…
The Bystander Effect is the second book in the Mastermind Murderers series. If you like haunting, heart-pounding, edge-of-your-seat thrillers, then you’ll love this psychological thrill ride from Kristin Helling.
The Carbon Effect
One person's delusion is another's reality... Psychologist Raine Walsh is at it again. One of her clients thinks he's being stalked, but the police find no evidence. She seems to be the only one who believes there's more to his story than pure delusion. When Raine's client is kidnapped, Detective Jonah Heely doesn't think it’s coincidence. Suspended or not, he's determined to find out why Raine herself always seems to be at the scene of the crime. Alex Wood just wants to be a normal college freshman, but he keeps dreaming that he murdered someone. When disturbing clues hint that the nightmares might be real, Alex begins to question what he might really be capable of. Raine's quest to protect those she cares about, Heely's obsession with her involvement in these crimes, and Alex's investigation into the dark corners of his own mind collide in The Carbon Effect, the third book in the Mastermind Murderers series. If you like mind-bending plot twists, then you'll love this page-turning continuation to these psychological thrillers.
How can a psychologist and a PI know what’s in another’s mind, when they are trapped inside their own? Psychologist Raine Walsh is closer than ever to figuring out who the Mastermind Murderer is— the person responsible for all the horror that has recently uprooted her life. Only, it’s a dangerous mind game. While she is chasing this mastermind, another is chasing her. Private Investigator Jonah Heely is on her trail, and he will stop at nothing to prove her connection to the crimes. Unless he loses himself in the work first. When Raine is offered the deal of a lifetime by the person she most despises, she struggles with whether she should take the deal, or take him down.As the final installment in the Mastermind Murderers series, this book leaves no open doors. It will send you into a thrilling spiral of turning pages until it’s gripping, emotional end.
Arcturus Holst is famous before he’s even born.
He’s the first human ever born in outer space, and if the mission is carried out correctly, would be the only human to experience what is beyond the knowledge of our existence.
Technological advances in space travel have allowed humans access to the outside of our galaxy.
The only thing is- it is a suicide mission.
Two married scientists sign up for the job. They needed Arcturus to carry out their life’s work. His importance to all of mankind was instilled in him from birth, but he can’t help but struggle with the fact that none of this was his choice.
Living his life alone, behind digital screens, and in the merciless void of interstellar space, can he discover the answer to his questions: Was he born as just a science project, or does his life have a greater purpose?
Rupert arrives in a new town, where he must figure out the secret inside this mysterious shop.
Can Rupert attain all the things he’s been yearning for?
Spider Yoga will ease your mind as you join this cute little arachnid on his journey to finding his peace.
'Twas the Night Before Christmas - On the River
'Twas the night before a big celebration in this small town, and the cozy coffee house is busy with all the preparations.
Join Santa Roaster on this dreamy and magical night as he delivers beans to the coffee house in a non-traditional way: by train!
This story is based on the real annual Christmas on the River Festival held in Parkville, MO.