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Mystery/Thriller

  • Cost of Arrogance

    by H. Mitchell Caldwell
    Jake Clearwater, a law professor and a former prosecutor, is urged by the Death Penalty Project to help stem the tide of wrongful death penalty convictions in California by agreeing to represent Duane Durgeon a huge, hulking, hard-boiled badass, who against the advice of his counsel (in fact, he threatened to kill one of them), demanded to address the jury during the sentencing phase of his trial. in appealing his conviction, despite Duane’s despicable persona and indifference to his fate. Ja... more
  • Where the Light Shines Through

    by Kathleen Bailey
    Castle meets Clue in this fun, fast-paced, fresh take on the cozy mystery. Olivia’s syndicated advice column is about solving problems … not murders. But when she returns to her hometown of Apple Station in Virginia to visit her dad, she has five days to expose a killer or fall prey as the next victim. Olivia had planned for a week of rest and relaxation before her move to New York for a promotion and a chance to pursue her publishing dreams. Within hours of arriving home, her world chang... more
  • ALICE IN DREAMLAND

    by Roland S. Jefferson
    The US Census Bureau projects the year 2050 as the year the white population will drop below 50%. As the browning of America is inevitable, a white extremist group of elected politicians rush to salvage dwindling white influence and economic power by secretly creating the Alice Plan, a new 'whites only' English-speaking republic established on foreign soil. But when PEPPER, a black prostitute steals a flash drive coded with details of the Alice Plan from the computer of a politician who refused... more
  • Friend of the Devil

    by Mark Spivak
    Has America's greatest chef cut a deal with Satan for fame and fortune?
  • Mine

    by Rachael Tamayo
    What happens in Vegas just might kill you. When divorcee Justin Gray wakes up next to a beautiful stranger in Vegas on his birthday weekend, he assumes it’s just a drunken mistake. When he discovers that he’s married to said stranger in her early twenties, he insists on an annulment and assumes his life will return to normal once he gets back home. He assumes wrong. As the shapely blonde refuses to give him an annulment and insists the marriage continue, what was a wild weekend turns in... more
  • When Silence Screams

    by Mark Edward Langley
    Arthur Nakai, now armed with his newly minted Private Investigator license, has visitors on his doorstep at White Mesa. Melanie Manygoats and her young son arrive on a cold winter’s day seeking his help locating her missing daughter, whom she fears has become one of the stolen. Arthur accepts and soon finds himself wading through the world of teenage prostitution where he discovers April has already been sold to a man known to everyone in the trade as The Cuban. Running underage girls is his bus... more
  • The Teaching

    by T. O. Paine

    Based on the author’s true-life experience living in a cult . . .

    Raine Harkins believes everything the Teaching tells her—forgiveness is freedom, there are no dead, and there is no dying. She has lived her entire life in the Haven, a small religious community buried in the hills of northern Nevada, and it’s been a good life.

    But when she discovers a frightened teenage girl hiding in the forest, everything changes. Raine offers to help the girl, but gun... more

  • 978-1950613700

    by Charlotte Stuart
    From the open porthole on her sailboat, Bryn Baczek overhears a heated argument on a nearby boat followed by a loud splash . . .then silence. Bryn lives on a sailboat in a small marina with her cantankerous cat, Macavity, and a series of short-lived goldfish. While seeking evidence to prove a neighbor innocent of murder, she ends up being threatened by the victim’s abusive boyfriend, betrayed by a close friend, and almost bored to death by an uncooperative accountant. Although Bryn shares what... more
  • ONCE UPON A MURDEROUS DELUSION

    by A.G. Russo
    The year is 1980 in a small, sleepy New England town. Out of nowhere, a series of devastating murders threaten the safety and well-being of the community. A serial killer has begun a deadly game of catch-me-if-you-can with local police, who have dubbed the carnage, “The Mommy Murders.” Frightened residents are certain the violent rape/murders are in some way connected to the psychiatric unit of Parkhirst General Hospital. Nella, a nurse angst-ridden by her service during the Vietnam War, is n... more
  • Mainely Angst

    by Matthew Cost
    Award winning author Matt Cost brings us the fourth book in the Mainely Mystery series in which a boy is abducted and threatened with execution if the governor of Maine doesn't ease business restrictions and masking requirements due to the pandemic. Langdon is muddling his way through the pandemic like everybody else. Business restrictions have dealt a blow to his mystery bookstore, and nobody leaves the house anymore to get into trouble and create a need for a PI. At the same time, his marr... more
  • A Mistaken Hostage

    by J.F. Foran
    Returning to San Francisco after successfully brokering a large project with the President of Egypt, advisor Brooks Davidson starts a relationship with attractive psychologist Sarah Pierce. Little do they know that their comfortable lives will be shattered by a series of catastrophic events brought about by the impulsive actions of an unscrupulous Egyptian Cabinet Minister, determined to reclaim his waning power at all costs.
  • We Are 100

    by nathan timmel
    After losing his wife, Evan Francart is depressed. He has an axe to grind with the pharmaceutical company that jacked up the price of her medications, but feels powerless against a billion-dollar corporation. Then he meets Cassandra. She shows Evan a way to both end his life and become a hero. With her guidance, Evan interrupts a company board meeting and blows the building sky-high. As FBI agents Susan Chamberlain and Michael Godwin discover, Evan is the first of many. Ninety-nine more... more
  • The Delivery

    by L.A. Detwiler
    From USA Today Bestselling author L.A. Detwiler comes a dark domestic thriller that will hook you from the first page. Evette Harding's world of maternal bliss is perfect except for one thing: there's something wrong with her husband. John is a lawyer and loving husband by day. However, ever since the baby came, his dark habits from the past are re-emerging. Once, she was fine with playing Bonnie to his Clyde. Now, with the baby to think about, it terrifies her. As she delves into his... more
  • IT OTTER BE A CRIME

    by Linda S. Browning
    For more than two years Leslie Barrett has been obsessed with solving the neighborhood mystery of Alice Farrow in Lake Manchester Townhomes. Daily multiple deliveries to Unit #7 generated more than one conspiracy theory. Leslie and her best friend, Belinda, along with Leslie's eight-pound dog, Riff-Raff, never dreamed the answer would require the discovery of yet another water-logged corpse.
  • Pull Focus

    by Helen Walsh

    When Jane's partner goes missing she needs to find out if he''s in danger while also contending with the politics of running a large international film festival: Hollywood power brokers, Russian oil speculators, Chinese propagandists, and a board chair who seemingly has it out for her.

    Jane has been appointed interim director of the Worldwide Toronto Film Festival after her boss has been removed for sexual harassment. Knives are out all around her, as factions within the com... more

  • Fleeting Chills: Creepy, Short and Scary Horror Stories

    by Joseph C. Gioconda
    Authors Grace Elizabeth, Amy Yun Yu, Isabel Rincón, Petar Vrbich and Joseph C. Gioconda delve into the dark, brutal world of death and mystery in this collection of 33 short stories. These stories all feature ordinary characters and their extraordinary circumstances, interweaving darkness and death with accounts of heartbreak, murder, longing, and uncertainty. The writers tap into the characters’ minds, bringing out their deepest emotions of shock, insecurities, fear, and rage. Longing, un... more

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