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  • FitzDuncan

    by John Spearman

    Meet Casimir FitzDuncan, a resident of the medieval kingdom of Aquileia. A woman has come to him, seeking his assistance in escaping a contract to marry a nobleman with a foul reputation. After their meeting, she is kidnapped not far from his residence. Caz is accused of abducting her and forced to investigate her disappearance. Aided by his friend Freddy, Lord Rawlinsford, and Freddy's mysterious cousin Lucy, Caz works to find the kidnapper. The closer he gets to finding the truth, the m... more

  • Desperate Search: An American Family Faces the Horrors of Transnational Human Trafficking

    by Barbara Teal
    As Melanie Carson and Kim Foster board their flight in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, bound for Paris, France, they are giddy with excitement to be on their first international adventure-studying at the Sorbonne. They could never have imagined the horror which will confront them only weeks into their Parisienne adventure. When Melanie disappears from her room one night, Inspector Pierre Dubois is called in to investigate. His sharp instincts and experience, after a brief investigation, tell him she didn'... more
  • Killer Killer

    by Frank May

    The opening ribbon has just been cut at the CRI, a state-of-the-art facility off the Southern Californian coast. Designed as a refuge for retired whales and dolphins from zoos and aquariums, the CRI boasts enormous enclosures, animal enrichment programs, and ultramodern veterinary care. Visitors from the mainland can occupy their time observing the animals or exploring the on-site museum and hotel. When a maintenance diver is discovered floating lifeless in one of the sea pens, new Head of Ce... more

  • Murder at the Montrose Mansion

    by Denise Jaden
    Strong friendships and a cranky crime-solving cat who thinks he's a dog will keep you laughing out loud and turning the pages in this new whodunit. There are plenty of things a girl wants to do on her sixteenth birthday. Clearing a family member from suspicion of murder isn’t one of them. Amber is finally turning sixteen, and Mallory is determined to make the day perfect, baking her everything from brioche to pink lemonade cupcakes for the party her mom is throwing her. Their favorite Hon... more
  • Murder in the Vineyard

    by Denise Jaden
    A heated religious argument. A murder that’s not as obvious as it seems. A first date gone very, very wrong. Mallory Beck didn’t expect to start dating her detective friend and childhood crush, Alex Martinez. At the very least, after her husband’s recent death, she didn’t expect to date someone she really likes so soon. But this isn’t a real date anyway. It’s a Bible study, and she has some questions about God, not to mention the pressing need to escape her recently freeloading father for an ... more
  • Murder at the Town Hall

    by Denise Jaden
    Perfect for fans of Molly Fitz and Christy Barritt... An eye witness to a murder, a crush-worthy cop who needs her help, and a cat with a hunch. What could possibly go wrong? Mallory Beck isn’t in the habit of involving herself in local politics, but when she supports a new friend at a Ministry of Education meeting and the main speaker is found dead on the steps of the Town Hall, she finds herself smack-dab in the middle of another murder investigation. Her cat, Hunch, who loves a good mys... more
  • Return to Angels Cove

    by Ane Ryan Walker
    You can run…but you can never hide who you really are. Natalie Clement found this out the hard way. When she left an abusive relationship to protect her young daughter, Natalie found her way home without realizing just how lucky she was. Friends and protectors surfaced to help her find her way. But you can’t depend on anyone else for life-changing decisions. You need to rescue yourself and those you love. Maybe saving another innocent will help break the family curse.
  • The Dark Tetrad

    by AP Rawls
    In this action-packed Kori Briggs debut novel, Kori is on the trail of a madman who has managed to steal a hundred pounds of uranium and, with the help of an equally twisted Russian scientist, is intent on detonating a nuclear bomb somewhere in the world. But when and where? It's a vicarious thrill ride as Kori follows clues from Washington, DC to New York City, Russia, Israel, and finally, Paris, the “City of Lights.”
  • Benny Goldfarb, Private "I"

    by Howard Feigenbaum
    Attractive Rosa Zuleca manages a Los Angeles carwash, which she owns with her brother, Enrique, a cardiologist in Cartagena, Colombia. She accepts a date to go dancing with Benny Goldfarb, a private investigator and long-time customer. The next morning, at the car-wash, a menacing stranger appears, demanding that Rosa sign over the business to him. Phone calls to her brother go unanswered. She believes her brother is held hostage. Desperate, she asks Benny for help. He has two week... more
  • The Killer's Code

    by Steve Leshin
    A child is missing and a desperate mother hires private eye Joshua Oates to find her. "The Killer's Code" sends the detective back to Los Angeles, California, where he confronts his past. His new client turns out to be his ex-wife, whose daughter is missing, a child that could be his own! It is late fall of 1920 and Joshua Oates's past catches up to him. The ex-police captain, who left the west coast city in disgrace ten years ago, must ask his old precinct for help. While his relationship with ... more
  • Ghost Daughter

    by Helen Currie Foster
    When lawyer Alice MacDonald Greer finds the body of her widowed friend Ellie Windom at the foot of a staircase, a terrorized horse dancing nearby, she knows trouble's ahead. Serving as executor for her friend's will means grappling with Ellie's explosive secrets: Ellie recently located her long-lost daughter, Valerie Ames (whose existence is unknown to Ellie's feuding sons) and re-ignited her relationship with Valerie's birth-father, Roger Preyer. Detective George Files finds no murder weapon. ... more
  • The Call of the Osprey

    by R.J. McCullen

    Investigative reporter Rob Mitchell gives in to his wife and retires to sunny Florida, only to find himself in the middle of the biggest story of his career. There’s something not quite right about his new “active adult” community and the ominous looking nursing home down the street. What’s happening to all the men? Will Rob put the pieces of the puzzle together before he becomes the next target?

  • GHOSTS OF THE PAST: The Search For A Lost WWII Art Collection Worth Killing For. [2nd Edition] (2021) By Mark Downer

    by J. H. Clark
    In the spring of 1945, on the eve of the Allied victory in war-torn Europe, an unmarked German transport plane crash lands deep in the rugged Swiss Alps, and with it is buried one of the greatest single collections of World War II stolen artwork never recovered. Lying undisturbed in its rocky tomb for over half a century, a family member’s deathbed disclosure and war memorabilia hold the key to the existence and dormant location of this incredible treasure. Subsequently, one man’s quest to... more
  • Drawer of Broken Things

    by Jennifer Hotes
    There's a drawer of broken things near the front door of the trailer where Bailey lives with her equally broken father. Filled with empty cigarette packs, coupons, coins, dead pens, paper clips, unpaid bills, phone chargers, bread ties, you name it. The drawer also holds secrets that would unlock answers about her mother's murder. On the fifteenth anniversary, Bailey wakes up like every year prior, sick with guilt and grief. What if this is the year she puts the killer behind bars?
  • The House on Highland Court

    by Amber Rodgers
    After being stuck in an abusive relationship for more than eight years, Liberty decides to take a stand and leave her abuser behind, but one horrifying night her ex-boyfriend attempts to kill her in the most horrific way. She builds a friendship with a newly widowed nurse who sits by her side while recovering. He offers her a place to start over, but little does she know she finds herself in the middle of another nightmare.
  • Murder on The Gold Line

    by Muzaffar Khaleeli
    Murder on The Gold Line is an alternative telling of Russian influence in the 2016 Presidential campaign. The victim is murdered on a busy commuter train and Detective Antonio Vargas learns that the murder weapon is a powerful blast of sonar, a technique perfected by the Russians. But why would the Russians want to kill the Director of a polling institute? In this riveting read, the author links the story of three spies, two national leaders and a pair of faith crossed lovers who are entangled... more

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