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  • Accounts Payable: A Nathan Vallor Investigation

    by Cara E. Moore
    Accounts Payable is the prequel to Haven of Danger: A Nathan Vallor Investigation. This is when Nathan first meets his future fiancée Jillian Hudson when he investigates Jillian's husband's death at the bequest of Nathan's sister Anne to keep an eye on her. It takes place in Richmond, Virginia, Nathan's hometown. He manages to protect the innocent and bring the bad guys down and narrowly avoids getting his own ticket punched in an accounting coverup that involves credits of money and debits of m... more
  • Haven of Danger: A Nathan Vallor Investigation

    by Cara E. Moore
    Haven of Danger takes place in New England and is about Richmond, Virginia based private investigator Nathan Vallor’s investigation of the death of Amos Thompson, an artist from a prominent family in New England and a friend of Vallor’s fiancee, Jillian Hudson. Amos’s mother wants to know more about her late son’s lifestyle and hires Vallor to investigate. Vallor soon finds out Mill Valley is not the idyllic town it appears to be and Amos’s sister, Verity, an antique dealer, has something to hid... more
  • The Mafia Man: Through the Eyes of a Criminal

    by Christopher Patton
    What if it were possible to be a real Mafia man? What does it take to be an organized criminal that never gets caught? Would you like to be able to do whatever you want, no matter what? The answer to these questions is probably yes to some and no to others.From narrow escapes with the law to the high-class living this kind of lifestyle can pay for, in this book the reader will meet a Mafia man, Rick Thompson, and will experience just what an organized criminal may do. Maybe you will find out if ... more
  • The Perpetual Penitent

    by Henry Hoffman
    A grieving father goes missing following the gruesome death of his three-year-old daughter in an accident directly attributed to his own negligence. For reasons both personal and professional, private investigator Adam Fraley takes on the task of tracking down the father at the request of the dead child’s older sibling. In a case fraught with intrigue, danger, and the overhanging threat of family disintegration. Fraley’s search ultimately takes him to remote regions of Haiti where he discovers h... more
  • Beyond the Fence: Beyond the Fence

    by Sheldon Peart

    Frustrated by constant praedial thieves, Victor Buddom erects an electrified fence on his
    property in rural Jamaica. After a man is electrocuted and another brutally murdered, the fence becomes the centre of a shocking mystery.

    The handsome and experienced Inspector Donovan Black is assigned to the case, but things take a turn for the worse when his colleague is found murdered on the Buddom property. Determined to uncover the truth, Inspector Black launches his investigation b... more

  • 1072145898

    by E.L. Haines
    A menacing wolf is terrorizing the village of Lozère. A beautiful young girl has lost her family and her best friend to this nightmare when Sparrow shows up with his characteristic curiosity. But all is not as it seems in this cold mountain village, where the beasts are like men and the men are like beasts. Sparrow came to Lozère to tell stories, but he stayed for the stories Lozère told him...
  • The Suicide Sonata: A Scott Drayco Mystery (Scott Drayco Mystery Series Book 5)

    by BV Lawson

    Can a piece of music be cursed?

    When a young marine biologist is found dead of suicide, his father can't believe he took his own life and hires crime consultant Scott Drayco to prove it was murder. But what of the strange song found with the young man's body—the same song linked to a piano sonata that led to a wave of suicides in Hungary in the 1930s?

    As Drayco digs deeper, he finds even more unusual aspects of the case not easily explained: the vict... more

  • An Oxford Murder

    by G.G. Vandagriff
    After Miss Catherine Tregowyn, poet, and Dr. Harry Bascombe, her bête noire, discover a body in the Somerville College chapel, they are declared suspects in a murder inquiry. How can they prove their innocence? The pair decide they must launch their own investigation into the strangling of Oxford don, Agatha Chenowith. But working as a team will not be easy. Their relations are anything but cordial. It is not long before they uncover motives aplenty. Apparently, Dr. Chenowith was not at all wha... more
  • Dead Before Morning: British Detectives (Rafferty & Llewellyn Book 1)

    by Geraldine Evans
    18-NOVEL MYSTERY SERIES * A murder investigation… …and Joe Rafferty’s already got troubles in spades. * His first case in charge looks like being his last. * Because he suspects that the case of the 'Faceless Lady' is a poisoned chalice. Gifted by his new boss who is only waiting for Rafferty to fail, to put the boot in. He's even arranged his still newer partner—a pedant who rubs him up the wrong way from the start. * Even his Ma adds seems to add to the kicking… * Does she really ... more
  • Murder Bytes

    by Gayle Carline
    Peri has had enough. She’s closing her business, marrying her detective boyfriend, and settling down to a life of ease–until her brother shows up, accused of a murder he swears he didn’t commit. Now she’s back in the thick of things, investigating the death of an engineer who may have been stealing techno-secrets from other companies. Her relationship with her brother is an icy one, at best, and she struggles with her ambivalence, as well as her desire to leave investigative work behind. Digging... more
  • Ivory Tower

    by Grant Matthew Jenkins

    Ivory Tower is a campus crime thriller about Margolis Santos, a charismatic film professor in her prime, who risks her career and life to uncover sexual corruption inside her university’s football program where rich boosters pay sorority girls to have sex with star recruits. Embroiled in a sex scandal of her own, Margolis’s life goes into a tail-spin. She unthinkingly sleeps with a student from another school, and when the parents find out, they threaten to sue her University. To ... more

  • A Certain Kind of Power

    by Ryan Butta
    Mike Costello operates on the edges of Argentina’s impenetrable bureaucracy, advising foreign business executives who struggle to grasp its unspoken rules. After ten years in Buenos Aries, he’s still near the bottom of the food chain. Still flummoxed or outraged daily by events that locals accept as ordinary. He fears being an eternal outsider. Mike decides to leave, but finds his assets frozen by government red tape. Capitalising on the delay, British diplomat Alex Harper persuades Mike to tak... more
  • To Hunt a Spy (Sins of a Spy Book 2)

    by D. B. Shuster
    Caught between duty and conscience. Moscow, 1985. The more time KGB agent Artur Gregorovich spends undercover in the Jewish community--and with the mysterious Sofia--the more he questions everything he thinks he knows about his country, his family, and himself. Nuclear disarmament negotiations have stalled over accusations of his country's human rights violations against Jews, and Artur faces mounting pressure to catch and stop the traitors spreading anti-Soviet stories. Even if those stor... more
  • The Security

    by Robert J. Morrow
    Benny's wife has just been kidnapped. Benny is a rich man but there won't be a ransom. Instead, Benny dispatches his mistress to a tropical island because she's the security... In case the wife comes back.
  • To Catch a Traitor (Sins of a Spy Book 1)

    by D. B. Shuster
    The Americans meets Bridge of Spies in this can't-put-down Cold War story of love and patriotism.  As the Cold War escalates, the Soviet Union’s Jewish community finds itself caught in a tug of war between their allies abroad who want to open the doors to emigration and a country that hates them but won’t let them leave. A Jew in Moscow, Sofia knows better than most how high the stakes are. Her family is among the thousands who have been watched, harassed, and hunted for their defiance of ... more
  • Daughters of Nyx

    by Diane Bonavist
    428 b.c.e. Athens is roiling with intrigue about Pericles’ successor. Were it days ago, Timarcus would be at its center. But Kore has unexpectedly returned to him after seven years of separation and he is once again besotted. But as quickly as she has returned, she is gone, struck down by Apollo’s gentle arrow. Yet if it was a natural death, why can he not feel her presence as his beliefs promise? Instead he is haunted by images of Kore’s shade weeping, unable to pass to Elysium’s bright fields.... more

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