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by Mark ShaikenA secret family legacy becomes a ticking time bomb ... Skyscraper developer, Quincy Witherman, has continued his family's two-hundred-year practice of hiding assets in Switzerland. Now, needing protection from his creditors, he hires bankruptcy lawyer Josephina Jillian Jones – 3J – but fails to disclose the Swiss assets to 3J, his bankers, the IRS, and the bankruptcy court ... all felonies. 3J knows in her gut that something is wrong. So does Witherman's banker, Stacy Milnes. Will anyone ... more
by Dean Comyn'Not Yet Detective' Charles Burns hasn't joined a newly formed task force of the Metropolitan Police. That was supposed to happen Monday. But a brilliant young scientist has disappeared, along with his potentially lethal discovery, and an unknown organisation with a global agenda may have plans to weaponise Dr Veda's discovery. Was he kidnapped, coerced or complicit in a plot to commit mass murder? Now, Burns and MCU2 must act to find the scientist and stop his creation from becoming a Weapon ag... more
by Ben KushnerJan VanRijn hoped that assassinating the vice president of the United States would bring The Society, his sinister organization, to heel. Instead, The Society's plans to foment World War III have continued unimpeded, and Jan is no closer to rescuing his kidnapped sister, Anja. Jan joins forces with a contingent of experienced operatives and their calculating leader. When Jan and his allies are forced to set out on their own, they must stalk an old enemy through the wilds of Siberia. ... more
by Matt PhillipsThis haunting, hardboiled tale follows detective Frank “Slim Fat” Pinson and his partner as they try to unravel the vexing mystery surrounding a who-done-it drug murder in San Diego. Frank “Slim Fat” Pinson is your regular hardboiled murder cop—hell, Frank’s a cliché. His wife is dead after jumping from a bridge and he’s a mal-practicing Catholic. He’s tough as nails. Hard as sin. Except not. When Frank and his partner, “Skinny” Slade Ryerson, catch a cartel murder case, they’re sucked int... more
by Karmen Spiljak
A sinister cook, a cursed cake, and a casual dinner between neighbours that goes murderously wrong.
This collection of culinary mysteries ascends the jagged culinary heights you’ve hungered to explore but could never find on a map: a family business that depends on a cursed recipe, a remote mountain village with a taste for revenge, a particularly peckish ghost. As the characters swoon over every unforgettable mouthful and sometimes bite off more than they c... more
by Michael PronkoAfter a top-tier manager in Japan’s premier media company ends up dead in front of company headquarters, Detective Hiroshi enters the high-pressure, hard-driving world of Tokyo’s large corporations. Hiroshi quickly finds out the manager fell from the roof at the exact same spot as an employee suicide three years before. With little more to go on, Hiroshi can’t tell if the manager’s death was a guilt-ridden suicide, a careless accident, or a grisly personnel decision. The only certainty is th... more
by Jacqueline Cayer Nelson McDonaldPaper girl Jackie is a loner who can tell good people from bad at a glance. Caretaker to her baby brother and simple, strong-man uncle, she finds escape in the nighttime stalking of an odd stranger. Her paper route and unusual hobby yield unexpected insight into two unrelated murders. When she and her mentor, Detective Dahm team up, they solve both murders and trigger another.
by Victor CosmosCover Blurb: Diana Warwick had no idea that complying with her grandmother’s last wishes would land her in an international conspiracy to decapitate the world leadership. Her wish was to retrieve the ancient treasure of the Pandavas, which her great-grandfather Arthur once discovered. Closely chased by ‘Jawahar the Jackal’ of SEPS—a dangerous secret society established in India during the Colonial Period, which behaves as if it is the enemy of the world, pluralism and democracy itself—she ... more
by Dave Freedland
A Southern California landmark primarily known only to law enforcement earned a reputation for crime scenes of the most unspeakably vicious homicides. Infamous serial killers had chosen this location to discard and display their victims as trophies of their horrific deeds. Lieutenant Scott Hunter must lead a team of detectives to identify and capture a perpetrator who’s targeting young women, and has chosen this landmark to showcase his victims.
This story is a work of fiction, bu... more
by Ali GunnOne will rise. The other will fall. Kent Bancroft’s rise to fame and fortune was nothing short of meteoric. Once a simple teacher in London’s East End, he’s now on course to become Britain’s youngest billionaire. But his success has come on the back of those he’s trodden upon to get there. Among them is a man whose fall was as swift as Kent’s rise. He used to be a sparky until a freak accident robbed him of one leg. And then Kent Bancroft robbed him of everything else. Forget forgive... more
by Bob JeffersonBen Ammerle arrives home from work and can’t seem to find his wife Caroline. His kids are happily playing at the neighbors, nothing looks out of place and there’s no note or message of any kind. But this isn’t the kind of thing Caroline would do. She’s organized, diligent, a loving mother and his best friend. She’d never just disappear without a word, would she? Soon, Ben begins to discover tiny clues have been left for him, and if he can only piece them together, he just might figure out where ... more
by George EncizoMurder and mayhem hit close to home for Sheriff JD Pickens. Someone viciously attacked his father from behind, and his best friend, Leroy Jones, was shot in the back and left for dead. Several other attacks forced Pickens to seek outside help, not only for solving the crimes but for his peace of mind. Never before had Pickens and his deputies had to deal with so many harsh realities of life.
by Fish PhillipsEvery politician has a plan until the demon comes. When a Secret Service operation in 2044 Tokyo goes wrong, a United States Counter Assault Agent finds her career in jeopardy. To get her life back, she partners with a fellow operative and scapegoat from Japan for a covert Presidential mission. Soon after, strange attacks on politicians compel them down a twisted trail to the Shenandoah Forest as they hunt a monstrosity born from indigenous legends. Nicknamed 'The Demon' by locals, they must dis... more
by SETH SJOSTROMWhen a group of teenagers is attacked outside of the abandoned Northern State Mental Hospital, the sole survivor can only mumble the word “zombies!” before slipping into despondence. Paranormal researcher Dr. Ryder Chase and his team is once again called in to assist FBI Special Agent Devon Jeffers and team of agents. Mysterious figures are caught on camera and even witnessed by the team themselves, only for them to vanish before they can be caught. When a group of amateur sleuths sneak ... more
by Phillipa Nefri ClarkAs a travelling officiant, Daphne Jones celebrates weddings and helps with sad goodbyes. Not usually at the same time! When a member of a bridal party ends up face down in a swimming pool, Daphne embraces her inner sleuth, believing this death was no accident. Everyone has a secret but Daphne won't give up... unless the killer finds her first.
by TONY MANERAInspired by Machiavelli’s The Prince and Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal, the Sicilian-Mafia connected Don Pasquale aspires to achieve fame and fortune with his inside track on a historic five-billion-euro project. His beautiful wife Donna Rosa, driven by suspicion and jealousy, remains skeptical. Complications arise when he is suspected of the assassination of a rival Mafia boss. Warned of possible danger by local police inspector Bellini, his problems mount as the European Investment Bank,... more