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Mystery/Thriller

  • Dead on Deadline

    by Lara Bricker
    Just as her journalism career in the city is taking off, Piper Greene returns to her tiny New England hometown to care for her beloved aunt, Gladys. She takes a job at the Exeter Independent, where her days are filled with stories of church bazaars, runaway turkeys, and news from the garden club. Piper assumes her assignment to cover the American Independence Festival, honoring her town’s role in the Revolutionary War, is just another mundane event. But when a body dressed in a Red Coat soldier... more
  • Deadly Secrets: What Unspeakable Truths Lurk Beneath The Lies?

    by H.R. Kemp
    A suspicious death. Unspeakable truths. Can she win the fight for justice? Shelley’s conventional life is about to be thrown into turmoil. When her friend, a vulnerable refugee, dies, the police cover-up makes her suspicious. She wants the truth but unraveling the mystery will jeopardize her safe, public service career. As an amateur sleuth, she is no match for the powerful forces at work. She uncovers a sinister conspiracy between organized crime and a new mining/oil corporation. Even the Pr... more
  • Fatal Pose

    by Barna William Donovan

    MUSCLES, MAYHEM, MURDER

    Venice, California: Where you’ll find the hottest beaches, hottest gyms, and hottest bodies. This is where ex-bodybuilder turned private investigator, Gunnar Marino, runs his business.

    The World BodyBuilding Federation: The most successful health and fitness empire in the world. But WBBF President of Operations, Laura Preston, suddenly finds herself in the middle of a blackmail scheme, with bodybuilder Brad Holt threatening to expose a shattering secr... more

  • The Fairytale Killer

    by Leslie Conner

    Because of his job, Agent Grayson Quinn had already lost his partner, his wife, and his daughter. So, when his ex-wife is killed in a car accident and his estranged daughter has to move in with him, he’s hardly equipped to be of any comfort to her. But when his former partner, Alaina Morgan, calls him for help on a case, Quinn sees a chance to repair at least one relationship in his life and to do what he does best—solve a murder. But the memories from the last case he and Morgan ... more

  • Absolution

    by Henry Hack

    A teenager, Joey “Noonz” Mastronunzio, is forced to participate in a home invasion in Queens leaving a young couple dead and their infant son an orphan.

    Although he did not pull the trigger, he is determined to atone for his actions that night by joining the Marines Corps and then joining the seminary after his military service. The baby, Michael Simon, grows up to become an NYPD homicide lieutenant determined to locate and arrest the “guy who got away” from the ... more

  • Thieves of Paris

    by Helen Schwartz
    When France surrenders to Germany in 1940 and Nazi forces occupy France, soldier Max St Denis flees to his childhood home, the Rothschild estate at Ferrières. Max sees a way to redeem himself from his days as a car thief when he’s entrusted to transport valuable paintings to safety, including an Ingres family portrait dear to him. Overtaken and almost killed by Nazi art looters, he vows to get the portrait back. He needs the assistance of two daring women who condemn his recklessness and self-ce... more
  • In Deep

    by Sharon Ward
    When a series of accidents befalls the staff at a Cayman Islands-based oceanographic institute, the blame falls on underwater photographer Fin Fleming, who has recently joined the institute founded by her world‑famous oceanographer mother. The arrival of her stepfather’s previously unknown illegitimate children threatens to sink her mother’s marriage, and Fin’s ex-husband steals the wind from her career sails when he publicly claims her best work as his own. Fin’s life gets even more unsettle... more
  • The King of Alton Park

    by Van Guines
    On a warm sunny day in Chattanooga, Tennessee, back in 1950, Shang Butler was asked to look into the murder of Zeebdee Morton by his eighteen-year-old daughter. She had a run in with the killer, who made it clear that there was more to the killing than a simple self-defense claim would cover. As things heated up in the investigation, trouble comes right down the alley. Is Butler ready for the challenge? You can bet your ass on that one. Then he gets an offer he can't refuse from Maryjo's grandma... more
  • Darkness & Grace

    by Kathryn Schleich
    Inspired by real-life events, Darkness and Grace is a compelling story of the Pierson family as they discover that neither their money nor their considerable influence can keep them safe from one woman’s malicious intent. It’s the classic struggle between good and evil, as well as the violent undercurrent running beneath the illusory serenity of a close-knit Midwestern family.
  • More Than I Bargained For

    by Kelli A. Wilkins
    More Than I Bargained For A Paranormal Mini-Mystery Katie doesn’t like going to estate sales. Why? Because she sees dead people. When Katie reluctantly attends an estate sale with her friend Diane, she gets more than she bargained for. The deceased former owner of the house, Grace, realizes that Katie can communicate with her, and she has a lot to say. As Katie pretends to shop, Grace tells her the story of how she was murdered—and reveals that her killer is still in the house. It’s... more
  • Beyond the Threshold

    by Mark Ristau

    He looks like an average guy. He’s fair-skinned. His eyes are blue. His smile appears to be sincere. He might even be your next-door neighbor.

    Twenty-five years have passed since an incident at summer camp left Ricky Williamson deeply scarred. Now a seemingly well-adjusted adult and loyal corporate employee, Ricky works in a ten-by-ten cubicle—a mere breath away from executive row. Under the surface, though, he’s haunted by memories of that fateful night at Parson&rsqu... more

  • Bright Lies

    by AA Abbott
    She thought she had the perfect stepfather. So why is she running for her life? Emily’s dreams come true when her mother marries wealthy painter, David. Thanks to him, Emily’s artistic talents shine. Then he starts teaching her things a 14-year-old shouldn’t know. When Emily escapes from David’s luxury mansion, she’s penniless and forced to sleep in a rat-infested alley. Bad boy Jack has turned his life around. Working as a DJ with ambitions to open a club, he rescues Emily from the street... more
  • Sonny's Vendetta

    by michael attiani
    In 1915 Italy, a teenaged girl believed she had conjured the perfect lie to protect herself. Even though she deserved the full weight of responsibility for her foolish recklessness, the lie deftly deflected all blame to her innocent, oblivious best friend, Fredo, who was in America and should have been out of harm’s way. That’s how it should have gone, but we all know no lie is ever perfect, and no one is ever out of harm’s way. It took more than a century, but the lie-fueled vendetta her fathe... more
  • Shadows of Kalalau

    by Doug Walsh
    From the footsteps of the past, Malia must blaze her own future… Still reeling from her mother’s death, Malia refuses to spend the summer before college walking on eggshells around her overbearing father. So, hoping to reconnect with her mother's spirit, Malia flees to the remote Kalalau Valley of Kauaʻi, where she was conceived. But when two people end up dead, her adventure in paradise becomes a battle for survival. Nothing in Kalalau is as she expects. Though quickly embraced by an ecl... more
  • Ghost Gold ISBN 978-1-7348939-3-9

    by Chris Reynolds
    Did the Knights Templar hide an Ancient Egyptian Secret in the stained glass of their Gothic Cathedrals. Can this secret save mankind from the powerful forces looking to enslave humanity with their New World Order? Ghost Gold is Book II of the Manna Chronicles and will answer many of the questions left unanswered in Lost Secret of the Ancient Ones. The world is in the cosmic crosshairs, and few are aware of the looming peril. Having learned the Ancient Secret of the transmutative propertie... more
  • The Gathering of Souls

    by Erica Darnell
    Harvesting human souls is a tough business. When Molly turns up dead in a suspected suicide, investigators soon find an underground network of agents working to convince people to take their own lives. Kate, Molly's sister, is thrown into a chain of events that not only lead her to the truth behind Molly's death, but also a hidden truth about herself.

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