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Mystery/Thriller

  • Love Me or Grieve Me

    by Diane Vallere
    When a junior copy editor at the local newspaper mistakenly uses interior decorator Madison Night’s life story in the obituary of a recently deceased woman with a similar name, Madison’s life turns upside down. Addison Nigh, a once in-demand jazz vocalist, had fallen into obscurity, and her death notice surprises only those who thought she died decades ago. Canceled lines of credit and a swarm of condolences to Madison’s loved ones are just the tip of the iceberg, but when the decorator discover... more
  • One Night in Fear City

    by J.J. Hernandez
    It’s the summer of 1977 and a suffocating heatwave has enveloped New York City. On the brink of financial ruin due to an ongoing fiscal crisis, and with a crumbling infrastructure stretching public resources to their breaking point, the city is on the precipice of catastrophe. Organized crime syndicates, gangs, and outlaws rule a city overrun by crime, poverty, and violence. Socialite Carolina Lynch has been kidnapped by one of these gangs and is being held for ransom in one of the five boro... more
  • Escaping Berlin

    by Brent Monahan
    In the waning days of World War II, as Germany’s last fortress, the city of Berlin, prepares to fall, one man survives by following his father’s words: “Stick your neck out for no one. Depend on no one. To survive, you will think only of yourself. You must become absolutely ruthless!” His self-serving quest takes an unexpectedly dangerous turn when his guise as a decorated – and very dead – soldier earns him a detective’s badge with the Kriminalpolizei, or Kripo, Germany’s police forc... more
  • Girl of Dust and Smoke: A Dark Fiction Novella

    by Halo Scot

    In the heart of America’s Second Dust Bowl, amid drought and raging heat, Isobel Walsh weaves a web to survive.

    There is a strange new girl at Happy Hearts.

    The strange new girl says strange new things.

    “Daddy’s ashes. Mommy’s ashes. Sissy and Buddy both fell down,” she says.

    “There’s something wrong with Isobel,” they all say.

    Isobel has behaved, though. She hasn’t hurt anyone since she arriv... more

  • The Zangezur Campaign (The Warlock Series)

    by Mike Bennett
    An extrajudicial entity outside of the US government conducts clandestine operations to put an economic wedge between a burgeoning alliance: Russia/Iran/Turkey.
  • EXFIL

    by Anthony C. Patton
    In the Digital Age, cyber espionage is on the rise, with the heavyweight fight between the United States and China taking center stage. After a series of devastating cyberattacks, Colonel Lance Reed, a patriotic intelligence officer with DIA, teams up with CIA and FBI to pursue Lieutenant Colonel Li, China's most lethal cyber spy. After Colonel Reed scores a major victory to prevent the next cyberattack, he finds himself entrapped as past events surface and test his limits. After a brilliant che... more
  • Vestige

    by Monique Gliozzi
    Dr Maxwell Stein, a seasoned child psychologist practicing in New York, is about to head off on vacation, when the past comes back to haunt him. A visit by a former patient, now a mysterious adult, takes him by surprise to deliver a priceless gift. Her simple message, sets the wheels of his conscious and subconscious mind in motion till he is on the verge of derailing. His family, concerned and frightened by his changing attitudes, feels helpless. Is Max bordering on insanity or is there still h... more
  • Saintly Deeds

    by R.J. Lyons
    A young woman with a disfigured face gets involved in a murder and a mass poisoning.
  • Don't Call Me Daughter

    by Patricia Childers
    Big city Chicago Police Detective, Ella Flynn, is summoned to the small town of Prosper, Georgia, when her father, Ray Flynn, is killed. A second murder amps up the investigation. Mayor Big Dick Wheeler’s son, Junior, is tagged for one of the crimes, and Bobby Dean thinks the burglar did it, but Ella has her own theory. She has to find Larry-with-the-Limp, because he has all the answers. Ella’s Police Chief wants her back in Chicago. She’s running out of time. Going back to Chicago will lea... more
  • Yesterday's Over: Philly Heat Series, #3

    by Becky Flade
    In the rubble of a massive explosion that rocked Philadelphia, bones are discovered beneath the remains of a row house. Assistant Chief Medical Examiner Trudy Beasley prides herself on providing answers and closure to victim's families, but the mystery surrounding the skeletal remains is something she's never seen before. Could whoever did this still be loose in the city? Trudy’s instincts demand she pursue the truth. Forensic anthropologist Benjamin Roberts disagrees. Ben sees the puzzle ... more
  • Let Flowers Be Flowers

    by Daniel Rehm
    An estranged family preparing for the annual Wisconsin gun deer hunt carries on completely unaware of how their lives were about to change forever. Motivated by greed and jealousy, eldest brother Mason Owens hatches a nefarious plan. He nearly thought of everything except the intrusion of an unknown hunter with stark raving blue eyes. When the dust settles, a historic scene sends shockwaves across the country and provides fuel for campfire stories for generations to come. Justice, as fleeting... more
  • Exit Interview: an a.k.a. Jayne novel

    by Dana Cameron
    Reporter Amy Lindstrom has just witnessed the sudden, suspicious death of the powerful arms dealer she’s been investigating. Jayne Rogers, the deadly covert operative assigned to work with the arms dealer, has been accused by her boss of killing him, as well as turning traitor and picking off her former colleagues one by one. The only one who believes Jayne is being framed is Nicole Bradley, whose technical skills are as stealthy and lethal as Jayne’s abilities with her fists and weapons. All th... more
  • The Lost Imperial Seal: A Treasure Hunt Novel of an Asian Canadian in Taiwan

    by C. H. Henry Hsu

    Described as “The Da Vinci Code meets Bruce Lee”. Perfect for readers looking for: action-adventure, world travel, mystery thriller, multicultural representations.

    Carved out of a mythical jade in the 8th century. The symbol of the first Dragon Emperor, Qin Shi Huang. The legitimizing device of the Throne—the Heirloom Seal of the Realm.​

    Sebastian Lee, a fresh college grad, who originally only intends to teach English in Taiwan for one y... more

  • First Bite

    by Avery Daniels

    What's a positive thought girl to do when she finds herself one of the undead? Recite plenty of affirmations and use those new toothy skills to assist her PI boss, of course.

    In 24 hours, Misty Summers had the worst date of her life, was bit by a vampire, and her PI boss may close his business as he goes through a divorce. Looking on the sunny side, she decides to use her new vampire assets and become the investigator to keep her job and income. She doesn’t kn... more

  • Perils of a Pregnant Sleuth

    by Dershie McDevitt

    Ferociously independent biology professor, Callahan Banks, is thirty-two years old, six months pregnant, and happily single living in the wilds of her childhood home on Timicau Island, South Carolina. But there are complications. The baby’s father, a wealthy forty-two-year-old bachelor, Pepper Dade, owns the island and is determined to marry her and raise their child together.

    When nine-year-old triplets relocate to the island and stumble upon the body of a stranger wrapped in bar... more

  • A Crime Story: A Mother-Daughter Cozy Mystery

    by Richard E. LaMotte
    Stuff happens in this Cozy Mystery... Clair is divorced, broke, and trying to get to Hollywood to become a screenwriter. Her near-teenage daughter Mindy hates the idea. When they’re almost killed in an accident and the car suffers a breakdown, they find themselves stranded in a small town. Clair and Mindy decide to use their downtime to write a make-believe crime story and inadvertently start digging into a twenty-year-old unsolved murder that still haunts the town. Townspeople take sides ... more

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