Mary Stone - Emma Last Series

prequel - Last Inception

4.7/5

Born with a tarnished silver spoon in her mouth, Emma Last has one job…live up to her father’s expectations. For eighteen years, Emma has done exactly that. Until she couldn’t any longer.

In her final year of high school, Emma walks the campus of her exclusive private school. With graduation on the horizon, she yearns for the freedom to live life on her own terms. But when she witnesses a terrifying attack, Emma’s innate courage compels her to step in, even against a larger assailant… Read More

Last Breath (Emma Last Series: Book One) by Mary Stone

BOOK 1 - LAST BREATH

4.7/5

Welcome to the deadliest show on Earth…

When the Ruby Red Spectacle Circus rolls into town, chaos and death follow in its wake. At first, the accidents seem coincidental, but as the body count rises, it becomes clear that a killer is lurking within the big top’s shadows.

Smoke and mirrors concealing love and hate.

After a third performer turns up dead, the newly formed FBI Violent Crimes Unit in Washington, DC is called in to investigate. For FBI Special Agent Emma Last, the case is a chance to prove herself to her new SSA—and a welcome distraction from the ghosts who’ve invaded her life… Read More

BOOK 2 - LAST vendetta

4.5/5

Love’s darkest gift carries a deadly price.

There’s nothing like an old-fashioned bank robbery to get the D.C. FBI office moving, even as half the team are sidelined with the flu. But this isn’t a normal heist, and Special Agent Emma Last is no typical FBI operative, something her partner, Leo Ambrose, is quickly realizing.

And he doesn’t know the half of it. As Emma struggles with her secret, a masked assailant stages a morning robbery, making off with forty thousand dollars and leaving a trail of chaos in his wake. Beyond the money, he forces the bank manager, a guard, and the only two customers—a mother and her young daughter—into the vault… Read More

Last Three by Mary Stone

BOOK 3 - LAST three

4.5/5

Three severed heads. Two worlds. One forbidden love.

Decapitated bodies seem to be following Special Agent Emma Last. First, it was the haunting appearance of the ghost of Ned, the late brother of Emma’s friend and colleague, who was beheaded in a car accident years ago. Now, D.C.’s Violent Crimes Unit has two more headless victims.

Or is it four?

Over two eerie nights, a crypt raider exchanged ancient skeletal skulls for the freshly severed heads of two unidentified men. Yet, the whereabouts of their bodies and the stolen bones remain shrouded in mystery… Read More

Last Chance (Emma Last FBI Mystery Series Book 4)

BOOK 4 - LAST chance

4.6/5

Some memories detonate on impact.

Fresh from the adrenaline rush of her latest case, FBI Special Agent Emma Last dropped a bombshell on her friend and coworker Mia Logan—she can communicate with ghosts. Worse, one spectral figure is Mia’s brother.

And he insists he was murdered.

But there’s little time to grapple with the supernatural when the Violent Crimes team is thrust into the heart of Randall County, West Virginia where a local diner is reduced to rubble in a powerful explosion. Although the owner and his daughter live above the restaurant, no human remains are found in the rubble. Did they have the motive, or the skill, to make a bomb? Read More

BOOK 5 - LAST heist

4.7/5

Love’s darkest gift carries a deadly price.

There’s nothing like an old-fashioned bank robbery to get the D.C. FBI office moving, even as half the team are sidelined with the flu. But this isn’t a normal heist, and Special Agent Emma Last is no typical FBI operative, something her partner, Leo Ambrose, is quickly realizing.

And he doesn’t know the half of it.

As Emma struggles with her secret, a masked assailant stages a morning robbery, making off with forty thousand dollars and leaving a trail of chaos in his wake. Beyond the money, he forces the bank manager, a guard, and the only two customers—a mother and her young daughter—into the vault… Read More

BOOK 6 - LAST SINNER

4.7/5

Hate the sin. Kill the sinner.

Special Agent Emma Last knows that Leo Ambrose is watching her closely. Her fellow agent suspects she’s different, that something strange is happening to her. She can feel his questions in the air between them. She’s not ready to answer them, though, and is happy when a new case diverts his attention.

It’s a bad day when blood and death is easier to discuss than the truth.

A bar owner and a bartender, embroiled in a secret affair, are found shot execution style shortly after closing time. Security footage reveals the perp forcing his victims to their knees before taking their lives. With only a Bible verse left behind, the religious undertone is unmistakable… Read More

4.7/5

At the mercy of a killer.

Overwhelmed with grief and anger, Special Agent Emma Last is now haunted by more than the ghosts who seek her out. Guilt becomes her constant companion as she attempts to unwind the clock, undo what’s been done to yet another person she loves.

Will she ever escape the weight of her past?

When a fellow agent rescues a little girl hidden in the tunnels under the Washington National Opera House, Emma finds a focus for her energy. And she’s determined to find the person responsible. Especially when two more children are found in the same tunnel network, their lives gruesomely claimed by blood-sucking leeches… Read More

4.7/5

The first cut is the deadliest.

Special Agent Emma Last is finally ready to confront the ‘Other’ side of her life—the part filled with ghosts that only she can see. However, her supernatural abilities must take a back seat as a real-world crisis demands her urgent attention.

Ghosts or not, the clock is ticking.

The D.C. Violent Crimes Unit joins forces with the Bureau’s Safe Streets Task Force to investigate a perplexing double homicide in the gritty underworld of gang territories. The crime scene bears an unusual signature—a bizarre, multi-bladed knife—suggesting a… Read More

4.7/5

He’s checking his list, checking it twice. Which agent’s fate will be sealed tonight?

Haunted by the whispers of the Other, a chilling real-world threat has Special Agent Emma Last and the Violent Crimes Unit on high alert. Their recent victory against D.C.’s gangs is overshadowed by a sinister promise of vengeance that materializes swiftly, claiming the life of a young FBI recruit.

“I’ll spell it out in the blood of one of your agents.”

This brutal act marks the beginning of a deadly game, drawing Emma and her team into a… Read More