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Mystery/Thriller

  • Lost Little Girl

    by Gregory Stout
    Nashville PI Jackson Gamble takes on a case that on the surface seems simple enough. All he has to do is find and return home a fourteen-year old girl named Gabrielle Hawkins who has disappeared from home. Gamble’s experience tells him the girl is just another runaway, but her mother insists she has been kidnapped. The search for Gabrielle sets Gamble on a path that leads him through the city’s underbelly of sex for hire, pornography, snake-handling religious fundamentalists, and ultimately a se... more
  • Never Broken: A Lisa Jamison Mystery

    by Lori Duffy Foster
    A near-corpse hiding in her back seat, whispering of a teen missing for seven years. A split-second decision to protect him. A sweatshop owner who will kill to get him back. The near corpse of a stranger had no idea where he’d been, how long he’d been there or who had kept him captive. But one thing intrigued journalist Lisa Jamison even more than his story: recent memories of a woman named Chandra Bower. Seven years had passed since Chandra disappeared from Seneca Springs without a trace. Poli... more
  • Stardust Trail

    by J.R. Sanders
    Against his better judgment, Hollywood-hating private investigator Nate Ross takes on a Tinseltown case in the spring of 1938. It sounds like a milk run: find an alcoholic screenwriter whose absence is stalling production on Republic Pictures' latest Western. But when the missing rummy turns up dead, and Nate learns that somebody's going to lethal lengths to keep Stardust Trail from being made, his simple case becomes far more complex, and deadly. He finds himself traveling in unfamiliar terr... more
  • The Man in the Dark Night: A Novel

    by Arya Ayaan

    He was living in a beautiful mansion with his wife and children. One fine day, he encounters unexpected things happening in his life, leading to unchangeable events that turn his life upside down.

    Who is he?

    What are the unchangeable events that happened in his life?

    Does that really happen, or it's just a...?

    Who is that stranger he invited into the mansion?

    Who is that man in the dark night?

    What happens to his life in the end?

  • Grind Slowly, Grind Small

    by Thomas Holland
    The chance discovery of a young girl's skeleton at a construction site in the small Arkansas delta town of Split Tree is anything but routine. Evidence found with the decades-old bones is seemingly linked to a recent death, one that the local sheriff is all too quick to pass of as a suicide, and it soon falls upon Split Tree's war-haunted police chief, Big Ray Elmore, to investigate. When Big Ray's probing begins to pierce the delicate social façade that the townspeople have maintained for years... more
  • Retribution

    by John Etterlee
    On a mission in Africa, a Special Forces operator unwittingly uncovers a government conspiracy that gets half his men killed and sends him on a quest to bring those responsible to justice. US Army Special Forces team sergeant and sniper Master Sergeant Rob Walker is deployed with his team to the Horn of Africa as part of a joint task force with the Ethiopian National Defense Force. They've been tracking terrorist targets for months and training local forces to prevent the establishment of per... more
  • GRAVE INTERVENTION

    by Shira Shiloah

    The Past Rarely Stays Buried

    Dr. Amir Hadad is being stalked. A stranger, hiding in the dark crevices of his home, whispers, “I can’t rest.

    Alarmed and unwilling to risk his family’s safety, Amir contacts the police. Only there is no trace of an intruder, no marks of forced entry. If there is a prowler afoot, the police cannot find him.

    As the days wear on and Amir continues to hear the same disembodied voice speaking to him... more

  • A Fabulously Unfabulous Summer for Henry Milch

    by Marshall Thornton
    In the second Wyandot County Mystery, things are still not going well for Henry Milch. While stuck in Northern Lower Michigan helping his Nana Cole recover from a stroke, he learns that her favorite pastor has been killed. When Nana Cole asks him to investigate, he refuses-until she offers him money. Money that will help him get back to real life in West Hollywood. That sets Henry off on a journey that includes: off-key choir rehearsals, pole barns, bad haircuts, a hunky doctor and too many get-... more
  • Solomon’s Porch by Janet Morris Grimes

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    Solomon’s Porch by Janet Morris Grimes Time. Solomon is running out of it. A broken and forgotten man fighting the demons of dementia, he longs for the past when both he and his beloved military town of Ginger Ridge once thrived. When his stooped body collides with the hardened realities of the present, Solomon lies in a coma as an unidentifiable victim of a hit-and-run accident in a faraway city. With nothing to keep him going but flashbacks of relationships from his past, Solomo... more
  • Black Jade - A Daiyu Wu Mystery

    by Gloria Oliver

    Could a gorgeous old ballgown be used to commit murder?

    Deep in the heart of Texas, Chinese immigrant Daiyu Wu discovers a mysterious ballgown in her family’s laundry business. It reeks of burned garlic and there is money pinned to it to pay for the cleaning. But no one knows who left it there.

    Harnessing her instincts, knowledge, and determination, Dai sets out to learn everything she can about this strange green dress. Who wore it? Who left it at the laundry?... more

  • A Portion of Malice

    by Lloyd Jeffries

    A Thriller for Thinkers!

    A brazen, edge of your seat tale of God, humanity, and the battle between good and evil. 

    A Portion of Malice is a fast paced, religious thriller that explores the razor’s edge between sanity, lunacy, and the cost of every choice. 

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Emery Merrick presses a pistol to his temple. Then there's a knock at the door.... more

  • What Happened on Box Hill

    by Elizabeth Gilliland
    What would happen if you combined all of Austen's characters into one modern-day novel? Murder, of course. When Caty Morland's roommate, Isabella, falls to her death on Initiation Night, Austen University is quick to cover up the scandal and call it a tragic accident. But avid true-crime lover Caty remains convinced that Isabella didn't fall; she was murdered. With the help of Pi Kappa Sigma President Emma Woodhouse, Caty organizes a dinner party with the most likely suspects, including fa... more
  • Island of Dead Gods

    by Verena Mahlow
    Synopsis: The ISLAND OF DEAD GODS is Ibiza, Spain. PHILINE MANN (Phil), a German interpreter and single mother who has been financially ruined by her own family, travels there to sell her last belonging of value, her beloved vacation cottage. The bank has given her two weeks to clear her account.
 On the ferry to Ibiza, Phil meets a brash but helpful woman, TAMAR, who connects her to the island ́s biggest real estate agent SCHERER. When Phil arrives on the island, her longtime friend DORO,... more
  • Accountability

    by Bob Price
    When there’s nowhere to turn because authority is corrupt what choice do any of us have? Leo Priest spent fifteen years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Worse, people knew he was innocent. Important people. Powerful people. People he trusted, respected. Discovering everything you believed in was an illusion is hard to take at the best of times. Doing so for a crime you did not commit, more so. As a former regular soldier with commendations for bravery in every war zone from Euro... more
  • Criminal Kingdom

    by Stephen K. Gold

    Joe Glass works undercover. 

    Deep undercover. A world where laws don’t count for anything and his so-called friends might kill him at any moment. Or he might have to kill them.

    His latest assignment - infiltrate a gang of thieves, drug dealers and murderers, led by terrifying psychotic Silas Brown. The gangsters are plotting to import a new and deadly narcotic that makes everything else on the street look like candy. They have to be stopped. 

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  • Valpolicella Violet (Franki Amato Mysteries 7)

    by Traci Andrighetti

    Franki Amato is in Venice to celebrate her best friend’s Christmas Eve nuptials. She’s looking forward to a relaxing break from the PI grind and a romantic gondola ride with her Casanova. But when a chef goes belly up after making violet risotto for the reception, her holiday plans start sinking like La Serenissima. Dead set on finding the killer and saving her BFF’s wedding, Franki navigates the city’s streets and canals that are darker and more twisted than catacomb ... more

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