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Mystery/Thriller

  • The Only Witness

    by Pamela Beason
    KIDNAPPING...OR MURDER? A missing baby Seventeen-year-old Brittany Morgan dashed into the store for just a minute, leaving her sleeping baby in the car. Now Ivy's gone and half the town believes Brittany murdered her daughter. A haunted detective Detective Matthew Finn, a big-city fish out of water in small-town Evansburg, Washington, struggles with his wife's betrayal as he investigates Ivy Morgan's disappearance. The clock is ticking and he can't find any witnesses. An unusual rese... more
  • Backcountry: A Sam Westin Mystery

    by Pamela Beason
    Sam Westin is rarely afraid in the wilderness, but maybe she should be now. Her friends Kyla and Kim were murdered on a popular hiking trail only a few weeks ago and the murderer is still unidentified. When Sam steps in as a substitute for Kim to shepherd six troubled teens through the north Cascades, she can't help watching over her shoulder. Has grief at the violent deaths of her friends made her paranoid, or is she right to suspect her band of misfits is sharing the mountain wilderness with t... more
  • Undercurrents

    by Pamela Beason
    When Sam is hired to cover a marine survey expedition to the Galápagos, she jumps at the opportunity--though she has to fudge the truth about her diving expertise. But amidst the giant tortoises, marine iguanas, and schooling hammerheads of Darwin's enchanted islands, Sam gets caught up in deadly game of survival of the fittest, and her dream assignment turns into a nightmare.
  • Bear Bait

    by Pamela Beason
    Sam Westin is working on a twelve-week project for the National Park Service as a wildlife biologist. While on firewatch duty one night, she hears an explosion. Above a nearby lake, fire lights the sky. She calls it in and is the first on the scene to do battle. When the blaze is finally extinguished, a body is discovered in the embers. It’s a young woman who was working on the park’s trail crew for the summer—and she’s barely clinging to life. Sensing something sinister, Sam starts asking q... more
  • Endangered

    by Pamela Beason

    Summer "Sam" Westin's assignment to report on cougars in a Utah park goes horribly awry when a child vanishes from a campground and the TV news focuses on the local mountain lions as the likely culprits. Sam has good reason to suspect the shadowy man she spotted at the end of the path. Can she find the truth in time to save both the child and the big cats?

    Readers have compared this series to Nevada Barr's Anna Pigeon mysteries and to C.J. Box's early Joe Pick... more

  • Moriarty Meets His Match: A Professor & Mrs. Moriarty Mystery

    by Anna Castle
    Professor James Moriarty has one desire left in his shattered life: to stop the man who ruined him from harming anyone else. Then he meets amber-eyed Angelina and his world turns upside down. Stalked by the implacable Sherlock Holmes, he’s tangled in a web of murder and deceit. He’ll have to lose himself to save his life and win the woman he loves.
  • Publish and Perish

    by Anna Castle
    It’s 1589 and England is embroiled in a furious pamphlet war between an impudent Puritan calling himself Martin Marprelate and London’s wittiest writers. The archbishop wants Martin to hang. The Privy Council wants the tumult to end. But nobody knows who Martin is or where he’s hiding his illegal press. Then two writers are strangled, mistaken for Thomas Nashe, the pamphleteer who is hot on Martin’s trail. Francis Bacon is tasked with stopping the murders — and catching Martin, while he’s abo... more
  • Moriarty Takes His Medicine

    by Anna Castle
    James and Angelina Moriarty help Sherlock Holmes investigate a case he can’t pursue alone: a doctor who may be committing murders for hire, ridding husbands and sons of their fussy, wealthy wives and mothers. When Angelina defies James to enter the lion’s den, he must abandon his scruples and race the clock to save her — and himself.
  • Deadly Serious

    by A.J. Thibault

    A dark black comedy thriller set in Los Angeles in the early 80s about a stand-up comic whos search for the truth leads to his downfall. When Jonny Goodis exceeds the limits of free speech, he draws fire from his audience, his enemies and his peers. Hunted and tormented, Goodis must deliver the performance of his life if he hopes to survive.

  • Past Rites

    by Claire Stibbe

    The Detective Temeke Crime Series Book 3

    Lies hurt. Truth kills.

    Four years after the tragic suicide of Alice Delgado, eldest daughter ofAlbuquerque's top racing driver, her younger sister, Lily, is reported missingand two of her peers are found dead. Detective Temeke's investigationleads him to a private boarding school on the Rio Grande where the discovery ofoccult practices and an ancient book ignite a chain reaction of heartbreaki... more

  • Circled

    by Anne McAneny

    A fire ignites a whirlwind of action and accusation in a swamp town that hasn't seen excitement since the big lottery win twelve years ago. Little does reporter Chloe Keyes know that when she sniffs around for clues, she’ll end up facing her own demons while unsettling the very foundation of her hometown.

    Chloe starts her day by pulling a gun on two intruders, and things only go downhill from there. Driving to Boyd’s General for her daily caffeine fix, she finds the plac... more

  • Passenger - the only game in town

    by L.M. Pampuro
    Tangerina Hanley enjoyed following her favorite band around the country. Every show provided her with a different adventure. That is until they gave a ride to the wrong person. Weston Traynor was born to lead as head of the F.B.I. drug trafficking division. Everything is going smooth until during a routine drug bust Weston gets a glimpse of his old flame, Tangerina. Set around dancing bears, drug runners, and double agents the question remain - Who are your friends? Who is really driving?
  • Madam Tulip and the Knave of Hearts

    by David Ahern
    Suspense, mystery, action, a little romance and lots of laughs... When out-of-work actress Derry O'Donnell moonlights as celebrity fortune-teller Madam Tulip in an English Stately home, she’s trying to make some cash. Instead, she is drawn into an alien world of wealth, titled privilege and family secrets. A countess once a chorus girl, a gambling earl and his daughters, a cultured and handsome art expert—all caught in a terrifying web of ghastly threats, murder and abduction. As an arist... more
  • How We Found You

    by JT Lawrence
    Would you sacrifice your son to save your daughter? There’s something different about Kate’s four-year-old son. He wasn’t created the old fashioned way. Now a violent cult wants him dead and Kate will do anything to protect him – until they take her daughter. In tomorrow’s world, Kate is haunted by a brutal past. Struggling to navigate a life that seems like an experiment in virtual reality, her paranoia threatens to consume her. But when someone tries to kidnap Mally, she realises she was... more
  • Like The Ocean Moves: Book One of the Torchbearer Series

    by Liz Mitchell
    Torchbearers are those who walk among to bring Heaven to Earth, light to darkness. In this story they wage battles alongside angels and saints against the power of Hell to dismantle an international human trafficking ring. As the clock ticks, six year-old Katey is held captive by those who price her to be sold to the highest bidder. Her best friend, Jonas, and his mother, Amy, take an unexpected journey to Heaven where they see wonders they’ve never imagined before meeting King Jesus and being... more
  • OSIRIS RISES

    by Clayton Dabbs
    Someone is hunting Landon Miller and his family. Solving the President's murder is the only way to make it stop. There's been an incident at the jail. An inmate hung himself. Landon is certain there was no suicide. Landon knows that Brick murdered the dead inmate. He knew before it happened. Landon Miller is a small town lawyer with three kids and a picket fence. He represents the County Jail and he knows what Brick did. Now he is sitting alone in his firm's conference room with Brick, ... more

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