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by Theasa Tuohy
Three women and a child are caught up in an international sting when the 4-year-old refuses to let her nanny pack her Bugs Bunny suitcase for a weekend trip from Paris to Prague.
by Chloë WalfordEvery Bird Loves to Hear Himself Sing... To her aunt and cousins, Ophélie Davenport is as wise as she is inaccessible. Behind her gaze she hides a harrowing past, one she must confront when her uncle and guardian inherits Baudières—the ghostly estate from which Ophélie was banished as a child. The year is 1881, and the Belle Epoque is arriving to sweep away the remnants of France’s old world order. But the glitzy, gated community to which Ophélie returns is unrecognisable in its own way; t... more
by Stephanie RoweIn this new mystery series from New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Rowe, the irreverent, underappreciated, and alarmingly talented Mia Murphy risks it all to do the right thing…even if it means doing the wrong thing. A high-octane, feel-good romp starring women you'll wish were your best friends, an inconveniently attractive cop, a posse of gray-haired quilters with a fondness for margaritas, and an eccentric town with more secrets than Mia's con artist mom. "An enjoyable and susp... more
by Sahlan DiverMike Denning thinks he's secured a perfect job. Step by step the perfect job becomes his worst nightmare. Twenty-two year old graduate, Mike Denning, takes employment in an experimental town on a remote island off the coast of Ireland. Fascinating location, excellent wages, food and accommodation all paid for, fine seaside summer weather, and a gorgeous young lady boss who happens to be unattached. If only the place weren't so strange. As Mike begins to investigate, he realises he too is bei... more
by Sahlan DiverJournalist, David Buckley, walks into a murder scene. Only one problem — the murderer doesn't exist, so now Buckley's the chief suspect, and he's on the run. Can he prove his innocence – and his sanity? David Buckley’s obsession with fellow student, Alison Tindell, led to hospitalisation for mental illness. Thirty years on, Buckley, now a successful journalist, receives a phone call from Alison, inviting him to visit. That same evening a murder occurs; Buckley is accused, and Alison, his only... more
by Tom BattOld Wounds: A Nick Shelby Case and Other Crime Stories is a collection of 15 short crime stories from dark detective noir to domestic murder, crossing time periods as far back as the Victorian era and into the near future. Some with a twist of horror, science fiction or the supernatural. Each story revolves around intriguing characters with twists and turns and on occasion a sting in the tail. In the title story, private investigator Nick Shelby is struggling to move on from the abrupt and un... more
by Kate Jessica RaphaelThe future is now. Roe v. Wade is history. Abortion is becoming illegal state by state, with the South leading the way. Virginia is the latest domino to fall. Mollie O’Shay, a retired nurse-midwife from California, packs her bags for Richmond to work in an underground abortion clinic. She starts seeing clients an hour after she steps off the plane. Soon she meets Toni, an alluring, possibly gun-toting anthropology professor. But Mollie isn’t quite who she appears to be, and secrets from her past... more
by Lisa KingWelcome to Blue Haven, the world's most lucrative condo corporation, so exclusive that only five lucky residents live in this lush, tropical paradise, housed in a top-secret location. Among them is twenty-five-year-old Aloe Malone, an introvert and former waitress who traded bussing tables for lengthy sleep-ins, ocean dips, Michelin-star restaurants, spectacular sunsets, and unlikely new friends-all thanks to a spurious lottery win. Life's good. Damn good. That is, until Aloe discovers ... more
by Chiuba ObeleDylan Woodger is a college student who is captured and tortured by the mafia. After amnesia obscures the last three years of his life, Dylan learns that he has stolen three million dollars from a ruthless mafia boss. When, how, and why – he doesn’t remember. But someone betrayed him and gave him a drug that erased his memory. He was then given over to be tortured. Determined to recover his memory, Dylan begins delving into the events of the past. But as each new piece of the puzzle falls into pl... more
by Erik Therme
My name is Tess Parker.
Two days ago, I was in a car accident with my sister-in-law, Torrie. Before she slipped into a coma, she asked my husband and me to care for her four-month-old son, Levi.
Yesterday, a woman claiming to be Torrie’s estranged sister knocked on our door. But Torrie has no siblings . . . or so she said. She and my brother were only together a short time before he left, and Torrie has clearly been keeping secrets.
Today, another of Torrie’s &ld... more
by Travis Myers and Natasha Myers MarsiguerraA polar vortex grabs New York City by the throat, and leaves it almost motionless with its deep freeze. In its wake, a young woman's body is discovered near the East River, frozen solid. With no ID, no Missing Persons report matching her description, and no clues except for a wooden drink token in her jacket pocket, Detective Tommy Keane must find the answers. Did she commit suicide? Was this a homicide? Or was it possibly just a horrific accident? Detective Keane, as always, is determined to ... more
by B.J. WosterMaria Bartonelli was the witness that the family couldn't kill so they locked her away where they thought the FBI could never find her. Decades later, there are those who are interested in Maria's fate, as well as the mysteries surrounding the place in which she lived; but those who get too close find themselves pushed to the edge of insanity.
by B.J. WosterDetective Inspector Melissa Lloyd of the Leeds police wanted nothing more than to prove her worth by solving a high-profile murder which took place on British soil; however, she never thought she'd be heading to a foreign country with a priest in tow to face off with a hyper-suspicious mafia boss who uses acid as a means of silencing people who get in his way. Now, with no back up from the Aussie police, Melissa and Father Fildew find themselves on the run with nowhere to hide.
by Barbara WosterAlana is a young woman, unblessed in physical attributes. When her cousin, Iliamna, comes to live with her family, it sparks within Alana a deep-seated hatred and a burning desire to rid herself of a woman far more beautiful. The result of Alana's actions causes Iliamna to face more trials in her young life than she's faced before.
by B.J. WosterWill more unwilling participants be lost to Christian’s brutality or can the detectives follow his perverse directives before time slips away? Christian Price is a scientist who suffered a tragedy unsolved by local police. In an effort to right that which he perceives is wrong, he begins to execute experiments in different cities to test the response times of law enforcement agencies. Detective Hardwick is a thirty-year veteran of the Atlanta Police Department. He and his fellow officers, wh... more
by Brian LebeauWhen FBI Chief Investigator Francis Palmer and Maurice Lumen’s paths collide, a dozen young women are already dead—bodies strewn in the woods across southern New England. Crippled by the loss of their families and haunted by mistakes, they wrestle with skeletons and ghosts neither understands. Who is destined to pay for the sins of their fathers, and who will pay for their own? Under a celebrity veneer, the Beast in Palmer simmers. Called back from an investigation that’s gone dry in Seattle... more