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Mystery/Thriller

  • Predator / Nomad a novel

    by Daniel Micko
    Dr. Jordan Roberts is a bit of a prodigy in her field of medicine, specifically genetics. Quick to bed the charismatic doctor, Saleh, a Saudi Princess and transgender security detail for her brother, must then deal with some emotional fallout. Has she actually been sleeping with the enemy? And if so, who is the enemy working for? When Saleh digs deeper, she uncovers more about Jordan’s work than anybody even knew was possible. Set around 9/11, Predator/Nomad is an enthralling and terrifying rea... more
  • The Fixer's Mess

    by Orr Agam
    Max Cedar is the personal lawyer, aka "fixer," for the bombastic and crude hotel mogul Duncan Thomas of San Francisco. Since working for Duncan, he has become estranged from his family in New York and lately is convinced he is on the verge of having a stroke. When Duncan orders Max to "fix" a newspaper story about an alleged affair between Duncan and a stripper named London, things begin to unravel. Max gets caught up in a murder scheme and is forced to go on the run. As he tries to get himself ... more
  • The Trophy Room

    by Barry Litherland

    What terrible secrets lie inside those doors?

    It was to be an ordinary holiday by the sea for the Miller family, a chance to bond after difficult times; but when they meet a local family, the Trevelyans, they become embroiled in a dangerous and disturbing conflict with the unstable owner of Leybury Hall, and must face the terrifying truth of The Trophy Room.

    Written in a mixture of second and third person, this novel about the evil doings of the disturbed and psychotic inhabitant ... more

  • Soul Man

    by John Selby
    As snow falls, a shadowy figure murders psychiatrist David Reynolds. As Reynolds approaches the light, he suddenly finds himself seeing through the eyes of his killer. His essence is imprisoned in his killer’s body who is unaware of his presence. David realizes he must be in this position for a reason. First he must solve the mystery of why he was killed, then figure out a way to prevent his killer from killing again. His host is a man on a mission, trained to push aside any emotions. Lea... more
  • Turn to Dust: A Detective Kay Hunter murder mystery

    by Rachel Amphlett
    When the body of a naked man is found in the middle of a barren field, a rural community is left in shock – and fear. Discovering that someone is offering money in return for information about the dead man and anyone connected to him, Detective Kay Hunter realises there is a dark side to the victim’s past. When a key witness disappears and a web of deceit and lies threatens to derail the investigation, she fears the worst. Can Kay and her team of detectives find out who is behind the m... more
  • A Darker Place

    by Rachel Amphlett
    The frozen body of a man is discovered in a used car yard on the hottest day of the year, his face contorted by fear and pain. Detective Kay Hunter and her team are assigned the case, but when they find out who their victim is, their worst fears are realised. There is another man missing – but is he a victim, or a killer? With time running out and witnesses afraid to talk, Kay is thrust into one of the most challenging investigations of her career to date. A Darker Place is the tent... more
  • The Lost Boy

    by Rachel Amphlett
    Run. Don’t look back. When a young teenager is stabbed to death at a busy fairground, Detective Mark Turpin is assigned the task of finding the boy’s killer. But this was no ordinary murder. Mark knows the victim, and the man who ordered his death. As he sifts through the young victim’s final days, he uncovers a powerful crime syndicate that will do anything to protect its interests. Then tragedy strikes, and suddenly Mark isn’t just trying to solve a murder – he’s fighting ... more
  • Her Final Hour

    by Rachel Amphlett
    What if the perfect friend was hiding a deadly secret? When a championship jockey discovers the body of a young woman during a cold morning’s training ride, the local racing community is shocked to its core. Everyone says she was the perfect friend, the perfect daughter and the perfect fiancée. However as Detective Mark Turpin delves into the girl’s fateful last hours, he discovers a past full of lies and mystery. Investigating the truth behind her savage death, Mark uncovers jealou... more
  • A Republic of Books: the novel with play and handy footnotes included

    by Vincent McCaffrey
    This is my chance, then, to cast myself in the hero’s role. I’ve been a humble author and bookseller for all these years. (Allow me my hyperbole—at least I’m much humbled.) I don’t run into tall buildings to save women and children while other’s flee. (My knees have never been so strong, but it bears asking, do the women need the saving anymore?) My eyes are not good enough to fly jet planes or hit a fast ball. I sell old books and the few that are new that are worth the time, and write novels I... more
  • Biedermeier: his identity, both mistaken and true

    by Vincent McCaffrey
    Otto Biedermeier, the Hollywood icon and B-movie legend, was murdered by his wife, Mysterious Circumstances. Tom Lenz, a film historian and the director’s biographer, wants to update his 20-year-old monograph as well as to pay his respects. After meeting again with Ms. Circumstances, a former circus performer whose specialty of magic tricks on the high wire had made her briefly famous before capturing the heart of the filmmaker, Tom Lenz has his doubts. Once, I had asked,“Why? Does it matt... more
  • None the Wiser: A Detective Mark Turpin murder mystery

    by Rachel Amphlett
    What if some secrets were never meant to stay buried? When a parish priest is brutally murdered in cold blood, a rural community is left in shock – and fear. New to the Vale of the White Horse, Detective Sergeant Mark Turpin discovers the murder bears the hallmark of a vicious killer who shows no remorse for his victim, and leaves no trace behind. After a second priest is killed, his broken body bearing similar ritualistic abuse, the police are confronted by a horrifying truth – there i... more
  • The Ninth Session

    by Deborah Serani
    Dr. Alicia Reese takes on a new patient. Lucas Ferro suffers with crippling anxiety, and as sessions progress, he begins to share the reasons why he's struggling. As Ferro's narrative becomes more menacing, Reese finds herself wedged between the cold hard frame of professional ethics and the integrity of personal truth. And, finally, when Ferro reveals his secrets, Reese learns how far she's willing to go, willing to risk and willing to lose to do the right thing. An edge-of-your-seat psychol... more
  • Myface

    by Kevin Landt
    Catfishing can be a deadly business, especially when social media mega-influencer Angela Fox has you in her sights. When Angela Fox's Myface account is selected as Hottest User of the Month, there's only one problem: she isn't real. As the fake Angela takes the world by storm, a group of strangers struggle to escape a twisted web of narcissism, deceit, and revenge. L.A. hotshot Sebastian Shafer is so desperate to get a job, he creates an elaborate plan to convince his future employer that,... more
  • Carlotti

    by David Dalrymple
    Growing up the son of Philadelphia’s most notorious mob boss, Nick had two choices: Sell his soul or flee. It seemed like a lose-lose. Dr. Nick Carlotti, a self-centered but gifted plastic surgeon refused to follow in his father’s ruthless footsteps. For eighteen years he remains unscathed by his family’s dark legacy but when his mother dies in a suspicious fiery car crash, he has no choice but to confront the beast head on. An hour before the accident, witnesses observe Liza Carlotti conv... more
  • The Crooked Angel

    by charles Cutter
    Brian Dunn killed his wife while he was cleaning his deer rifle in their Petoskey, Michigan, home. The police thought it was an accident. But was it? Brian remarried, moved downstate to Grosse Pointe, and started a new family. Six years later, an ambitious prosecutor finds new evidence and hunts him down. The police burst into Brian's house while he's decorating the Christmas tree with his new wife and their five-year-old and charges him with first-degree murder. Burr Lafayette, the ... more
  • Came a Horseman: A Hard Ride in a Fierce World

    by Paul McHugh
    Ten years after Earth's electronics were fried by an immense solar flare, most human technology has turned useless; civilization has begun to fail. One thriving pocket is a valley on California's coast, where farmers in a religious cult dwell. A tribe of local hunters protect them. But this arrangement gets upended when a young refugee, Kyle Skander, wrecks his kayak there as he seeks to paddle north to his home. Kyle finds himself accused of murdering a young woman from the commune. To win free... more

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