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  • When Emily Went Missing: My Haunted Garden Book 1

    by Michael Weems

    "A gripping, ultimately endearing supernatural tale about an odd girl and an even odder garden. ...The result is entirely winning, a story that manages to be simultaneously dark and heartwarming." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review

    "It was the flowers that killed the farmer's wife. I dreamed about it after getting shot in the head."

    Ruth Gonzales introduces us to her strange world where a haunted flower garden ... more

  • YOU DID THIS

    by Jamie Millen
    A sister’s worst nightmare. A homicide detective’s destiny. Everybody loves Claire’s little sister, Tina. But only Claire sees the twisted psychopath hiding behind her sister’s angelic face. When Tina is brutally murdered on her fourteenth birthday, the day Claire failed to walk her home from school, Claire never forgives herself. And neither does their mother. Twelve years later, Claire, now a police detective, returns to Newburgh to solve the mystery of her sister’s death. When more girl... more
  • The Padre

    by Alex Davidson

    Cal is a hitman on the run from his powerful old boss. He has found sanctuary among the invisible poor in the barrio outside of Mexico City. He lives in and fixes up an old, dilapidated Catholic church, which is how he earned his nickname among the locals as "El Padre." The Father. The Priest.

    After a young Mexican woman who he befriends is trafficked to a crime organization in Los Angeles headed by his old boss, Cal must come out of hiding to rescue her and, at the same time, face his ... more

  • Bloody Redemption

    by james meenagh

    For ten years, Nick Parker was an elite operative for the U.S. Government. He was a legend. He was an assassin. But over time, the line between good and evil became blurred and the nightmares that followed were constant reminders. After leaving the government, he joined the Washington State Criminal Investigation Divisioin in Seattle, hoping to use his unique skills to serve and protect. And maybe find a little redemption in the process. He was good at what he did, but after shooting a m... more

  • Blood Mark

    by JP McLean
    What if your lifelong curse is the only thing keeping you alive? Abandoned at birth, life has always been a battle for Jane Walker. She and her best friend, Sadie, spent years fighting to survive Vancouver’s cutthroat underbelly. That would have been tough enough without Jane’s mysterious afflictions: an intricate pattern of blood-red birthmarks that snake around her body and vivid, heart-wrenching nightmares that feel so real she wakes up screaming. After she meets the first man who isn’t re... more
  • The Square Up

    by sj brown
    A gripping police procedural that tracks the investigation of a serial killer with a grudge against society. Another great instalment in sj brown's TasNoir 'whydunnit' series. Detective Inspector John Mahoney and his investigators in the Homicide Squad are faced with a murderer intent on squaring up with his victims in a highly idiosyncratic manner. Faced with theatrically staged crime scenes Mahoney must harness the insights of a renowned behavioural psycholgist as well as utilising the skil... more
  • Bullets Aren't Kosher

    by Ezra Barany
    Ever wake up wondering where you were, who you were, and why you were wanted for murder? That was the start of my day. How was yours? Unfortunately, unlocking the secret of who I was released a Pandora's box of trouble. From getting top-billing on the Most Wanted list, to sharing a room with a ticking bomb in the TransAmerica building, to being chased by a gang of motorcyclists in suits across Golden Gate Park.  Yeah. I should have left my identity unknown and ordered a pastrami sandwich i... more
  • Gone Green: A Sci-Fi Mystery (Janey McCallister Mystery Book 3)

    by Beth Barany
    L’Étoile’s lead investigator Janey McCallister faces her hardest case yet. On the eve of the hotel space station’s twentieth anniversary celebration, criminals rob the casino’s vault and kill one security guard. Janey teams up with Orlando Valdez, a sexy undercover cop for the Sol Unified Planets, to hunt down those responsible. Since the casino has only a day’s worth of cash on hand, she must solve the complex plot behind the robbery before the theft creates a mass panic and puts L’Éto... more
  • Lured By Light: A Sci-Fi Mystery (Janey McCallister Mystery Book 2)

    by Beth Barany
    At Bijoux de L’Etoile, the high-end casino orbiting Earth, anything can happen. It’s a quiet day for L’Étoile lead investigator, Janey McCallister, until a young woman runs screaming past the blackjack tables. She looks like a victim of abuse, but when her boyfriend turns up dead the next day, she becomes the prime suspect. Determined to investigate every angle, Janey searches for clues and uncovers a world of high-priced escorts and human trafficking—a world just like the one that took th... more
  • The First Shadows of Morning

    by Timothy Noble
    A young British businessman is sent to Ukraine to help formulate a strategy for a company near Kyiv which is owned by the London-based group he works for. He encounters corruption and gangs, and the effects of the civil war in the east between government forces and Russian-backed militants, as well as falling in love. There is an explosion in the factory. He has to work out who has caused it and why, at the same time trying to save the business. This leads to narrow escapes from death and to fea... more
  • The Cranes of Blackwell

    by J.D. Kellner
    Bergden and Alyssa Crane are dutiful citizens of the Regime. Bergden, a Regime blackjack, and Alyssa, a faithful wife, do what they can to provide for their son, James even when it means sacrificing their very freedom. But when Bergden is accused of treason, the Cranes must flee for their lives to escape the terrible reach of the Regime. During the escape, Bergden and Alyssa become separated. Now, Bergden and Alyssa will do whatever they must, and against all odds, to unite their family. W... more
  • Cold Consequences

    by David Rohlfing

    Fan favorite detective Sasha Frank is back in this highly anticipated series prequel, which traces the murder of Ashley Cummins, the granddaughter of a powerful judge, who is unexpectedly shot when a drug deal gets intercepted late one night. As detective Frank works to track down her murderer, all of his leads start showing up dead. After hitting wall after wall, Sasha happens upon a weak link that leads him to one suspect—will Sasha be able to prove who the killer is and take down the... more

  • Blood on the Mother Road: No Place to Hide

    by Mary Coley
    When Claire Northcutt, a journalist, travels to Persimmon, Oklahoma on Route 66 to research an article on The Mother Road, she senses a coverup. Does it concern the local meth head selling drugs to kids, or something even more sinister? Her sometimes boyfriend Holt, undercover with the DEA, is also in Persimmon guarding Austin Veterinarian Renee Trammell, who is hiding in the Witness Protection program and working in a Route 66 diner as Rhonda until she can testify against a brutal Texas drug ri... more
  • Little Owl

    by Lauri Schoenfeld
    Adaline Rushner is a woman in pieces. Her daughters have gone missing, and although the authorities seem to have found their bodies, something still isn’t right. Her husband, Cache, can’t bear the pain and wants to move on, but Adaline can’t shake the feeling they’re still alive. She even starts seeing them in the house, though Cache does not. Adaline wonders whether this current tragedy has something to do with the misfortune and painful experiences she suffered in her own childhood, but her me... more
  • My Life Being a Sensitive

    by Thadeus Parkland
    Henry Notenburg, or Hank as his friends called him, never asked for the gift he carried; the ability to sense spiritual energy from other planes. Many years of physical danger, anxiety, and sorrow in his life was due to his sensitivity. Hank learned early on; he shouldn’t tell people about his conversations with the spirit world. Speaking about what the spirits were up to rarely went well for him, especially when he shared too much. These interactions with the dead led to heartbreak as his l... more
  • Burnt to a Crisp

    by Michael O'Keefe
    Detective Paddy Durr is BURNT TO A CRISP. He just can’t catch a break. His beloved wife, Mairead, is dying from 9/11 related cancer. A vindictive police department psychiatrist is out to take his guns away for spurning her advances. With the corrupt mayor and his scheming wife as her allies, even the big Chiefs in the NYPD can’t protect him anymore. On top of all this, he just caught a disturbing triple homicide. But, he’s prevented from getting to the truth by a local drug lord who put a gag or... more

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