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Mystery/Thriller

  • The Lover's Portrait: An Art Mystery

    by Jennifer S. Alderson

    A portrait holds the key to recovering a cache of looted artwork, secreted away during World War II, in this captivating historical art thriller set in the 1940s and present-day Amsterdam.

    When a Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery – rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer – he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in Amsterdam, presumably lost forever. That is, until American art history ... more

  • Honeyball

    by Pete Liebengood
    After a distinguished career as a professional beach volleyball player, Rachel Haslett's father hands her the reigns to the Santa Barbara Charros, a class A minor league baseball team. She shakes the very foundation of the sport by hiring an all female staff and creating a highly successful marketing campaign called honeyball. To baseball purists it represents marketing sex over baseball. It's a concept that results in the Charros' becoming the all time minor league leader in attendance for a si... more
  • Cowards, Crooks, and Warriors

    by J. C. De Ladurantey
    Family man and police officer Howard Hamilton happily works the quiet night shift in the Orchard Hills community of California. One evening, he is in a situation where he might have used his firearm but froze, which is when he starts to question his qualifications as a Police Officer. Then, the unthinkable happens: a rookie officer is killed. When the department struggles with their first on-duty death in ten years, the new chief transfers HH to day watch—where the bad luck really begins. Wit... more
  • Rob the Vatican

    by Robert Gallant

    Everyone believes that robbing the Vatican is impossible. The world's greatest collection of treasures, jewelry, and art sits inside the seemingly impregnable walls of the Vatican. A vast cadre of devoted priests, Swiss Guards, and Vatican Gendarmes protect the sanctity of the one-hundred acre heartbeat of the Roman Catholic Church.

    But events, ingenious planning, and a man on a mission may make the impossible possible. A powerful cardinal is obsessed with becoming the next pop... more

  • Baby Love

    by Ronald Argo

    A gritty thriller inspired by true events!

    Smuggled babies have gone missing after the grizzly massacre of their migrant caretakers in the California desert. Now only a scrupulous reporter with the aid of a compassionate trafficker hold the key to finding them. A rollicking feast of perverse characters frantically trying to stay alive while making a buck doing it.

  • The Devil and the Deadly Peace - Tales of Khaga

    by Sindhura Chamala

    Peace or Death?


    The two great Nations of Khaga are on the verge of a bloody war. The survival of Jalika, a neutral kingdom in trade with both, is in jeopardy.


    After calling the Devil to his kingdom, the King of Jalika has passed away in the dead of the night. His death, a mere week before the Peace Events, when officials from the two Nations come together to sign a treaty that will exempt Jalika from the war, has set many wheels in motion.


    As Jalika prepare... more

  • Violated

    by Carolyn Arnold

    Sometimes the past should stay there…

    “A top-notch thriller.” –Brooke Blogs

    Violated explores the cost of revenge and not letting go of the past. Wickedly clever, you won’t want to put this killer thriller down.

    FBI Agent Brandon Fisher and his team jet off to California to try and prove the innocence of a fellow agent suspected of murder. ... more

  • Washington, DeCeit

    by Ivy Harper
    When America's first "Non-Profit Investigators" uncover a conspiracy wherein the White House, public college Chieftains, D.C.'s top lobbyist, and a student loan company amass wealth on the backs of students and taxpayers, journalist Chapin Alexander and U.S. Attorney Arik Leaventhal kick-start "The Trial of the Decade," only to learn the cost of interrupting Washington's student loan status quo.
  • White Ashes

    by John D Moulton

    Rachael Farrington is sitting on a riverbank when young Jason Beauvale wanders into her life. The two become inseparable, but Rachael’s mother is suspicious of the boy; he’s wealthy and, for reasons of her own, she has no trust for him and his kind. As the couple become closer, Jason shares a secret: Many years earlier he witnessed his father escape, badly injured, under a hail of bullets. He doesn’t know why it happened, or if his father survived, or why his mother then cho... more

  • Dicer Heist

    by John Dixson
    Daniel Sanders is a professional sports gambler in Las Vegas. Las Vegas mayor, Mayor Beck, succeeds in negotiating with Major League Baseball to permit hosting of a professional baseball team in Las Vegas. After 20 years of successful sports wagering Mayor Beck approaches Dan to invest in ownership of the new Las Vegas Major League team. Dan sets out the next 2 years to finance and build Las Vegas' newest professional sports franchise, the Las Vegas Dicers, while Mayor Beck leads the way to ... more
  • Bones in the Wash: Politics is Tough. Family is Tougher.

    by John Byrne Barry
    Winner, Bay Area Independent Publishers Association (BAIPA) Best Book Award, 2015 Albuquerque Mayor Tomas Zamara understands that politics is like playing football on a muddy field. If you don't get dirty, you're not giving your all. But dirty politics is not his style.The Democrats' Barack Obama is drawing adoring crowds with his uplifting speeches, and Zamara's GOP bosses are pressuring him to do "whatever it takes" to win. Challenging him every step of the way is fierce, young Sierra Le... more
  • The Jumbee's Daughter

    by Jonathan Ross
    Anika Hegner comes from a long line of Danish colonists on the island St. Thomas. She is pure Dane, except for a drop of Jumbee blood, straight from the Dark Continent. Since childhood, she has delighted in shape shifting to a black cat and scaring the unwary. Now, as she struggles to reconcile her dual heritage, she discovers a taciturn Army veteran trespassing on her family’s abandoned estate on the wild south coast of the island. This is where she goes to be quiet and alone; angrily, she orde... more
  • B01DA706ZI

    by Ellie Campbell
    Crouch End Confidential, the agency started by housewife and mother, Cathy O'Farrell, with ex-cleaner, Pimple, is failing badly. Hardly surprising when Cathy's too soft-hearted to charge their only clients, little old ladies seeking lost pets and a school kid searching for his stolen bike. A new case involving a teenager in possession of an unexplained Glock pistol promises to change all that. Quickly Cathy's deep in waters over her head, forced with hilarious results to pose as a mathematics tu... more
  • Pale Saint Judas (Swan-Knight Series Book 3)

    by Ronald Paul Speakes
    In this edgy international mystery, the American philanthropist Richard Palgrave is strangely approached on a train from Paris to Bonn by Friedrich von Hinsdorff, who despite being a former Nazi officer also had wartime connections to the resistance movements in Poland and France. Now, so many years later, this distinguished German asks almost surreptitiously for Palgrave’s help in finding his lover from WWII and their daughter whom he has never met. Palgrave agrees but later learns there is ... more
  • Vanishing Time

    by Katharine Britton

    No one will help a young mother search for her missing son; no one can stop her. 

     

    Cama Truesdale’s ex-husband and six year-old son have just left Boston for a "boys only" fishing trip in South Carolina’s Low Country, a place filled with secrets from Cama's own childhood. In the early morning hours, Cama gets a call. There’s been a fire on board the boat. Her ex-husband is dead and her son is missing. No one believes he survived th... more

  • MindField

    by John Egbert
    In an act of unfathomable evil, a terrorist cell ignites an aerosol dispersion of spinal meningitis in America. The disease quickly spreads from a small town in Montana to nearly thirty states, eventually affecting more than three million people. It is an epidemic of nation-threatening proportions, but even after patients heal from the initial three-week illness, the nightmare isn’t over. Instead of death, deafness is the most common effect of spinal meningitis. All those initially stricken heal... more

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