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Mystery/Thriller

  • Happy Places

    by Clay Savage

    For Flynn Barnes, dying is just the beginning of his problems.

    After waking up in his Happy Place--as all "graduates" do--he is guided by his Post-Mortem Facilitator to figure out his next move. With a lifetime of criminal behavior, an estranged family, and a vengeful English gangster to deal with, he's still got a lot of work to do.

    And as Flynn will discover--even in the afterlife, free will can lead to all sorts of trouble.

  • The Villain

    by Oris Hunt
    A girl is killed in the park one night. The suspect is obvious, but charging him is not so easy… There are new victims, and the criminal seems to be mocking the police. Sometimes he acts chaotically and stupidly, leaving lots of traces and witnesses, other times—coldly and professionally like a ghost. Who is the investigation up against—an incredibly lucky amateur or a devilishly clever and cunning professional? As a practical investigator, Cord has to make a choice: throw all his stren... more
  • Ninety-Five

    by Lisa Towles
    Running away is what Zak Skinner does best, and he’s just done it again, having transferred from NYU to University of Chicago. His fresh start goes south when he accidentally uncovers evidence of an on-campus, organized crime scam involving drugging students, getting them to commit crimes on camera, and blackmailing them to continue under the threat of expulsion. Digging deeper, Zak discovers that the university scam is just the tip of the iceberg, connected to a broader ring of crimes linked to... more
  • The Sodium War

    by Nathan Merritt

    USA, 2026
    A mandated blood census has wreaked havoc on the United States. Only those with Western European ancestry are allowed to retain their citizenship, leaving millions to be deported, enslaved, or worse.
    As dissenters to the current American regime, Rafe and Bri are branded with barcodes on their arms, monitored by voice and location devices, and are unable to leave their ghetto city.
    To cope with these inhumane conditions, they determine to accomplish the inconceivable f... more

  • Cost of Arrogance

    by H. Mitchell Caldwell
    Jake Clearwater, a law professor and a former prosecutor, is urged by the Death Penalty Project to help stem the tide of wrongful death penalty convictions in California by agreeing to represent Duane Durgeon a huge, hulking, hard-boiled badass, who against the advice of his counsel (in fact, he threatened to kill one of them), demanded to address the jury during the sentencing phase of his trial. in appealing his conviction, despite Duane’s despicable persona and indifference to his fate. Ja... more
  • Where the Light Shines Through

    by Kathleen Bailey
    Castle meets Clue in this fun, fast-paced, fresh take on the cozy mystery. Olivia’s syndicated advice column is about solving problems … not murders. But when she returns to her hometown of Apple Station in Virginia to visit her dad, she has five days to expose a killer or fall prey as the next victim. Olivia had planned for a week of rest and relaxation before her move to New York for a promotion and a chance to pursue her publishing dreams. Within hours of arriving home, her world chang... more
  • ALICE IN DREAMLAND

    by Roland S. Jefferson
    The US Census Bureau projects the year 2050 as the year the white population will drop below 50%. As the browning of America is inevitable, a white extremist group of elected politicians rush to salvage dwindling white influence and economic power by secretly creating the Alice Plan, a new 'whites only' English-speaking republic established on foreign soil. But when PEPPER, a black prostitute steals a flash drive coded with details of the Alice Plan from the computer of a politician who refused... more
  • Friend of the Devil

    by Mark Spivak
    Has America's greatest chef cut a deal with Satan for fame and fortune?
  • Mine

    by Rachael Tamayo
    What happens in Vegas just might kill you. When divorcee Justin Gray wakes up next to a beautiful stranger in Vegas on his birthday weekend, he assumes it’s just a drunken mistake. When he discovers that he’s married to said stranger in her early twenties, he insists on an annulment and assumes his life will return to normal once he gets back home. He assumes wrong. As the shapely blonde refuses to give him an annulment and insists the marriage continue, what was a wild weekend turns in... more
  • When Silence Screams

    by Mark Edward Langley
    Arthur Nakai, now armed with his newly minted Private Investigator license, has visitors on his doorstep at White Mesa. Melanie Manygoats and her young son arrive on a cold winter’s day seeking his help locating her missing daughter, whom she fears has become one of the stolen. Arthur accepts and soon finds himself wading through the world of teenage prostitution where he discovers April has already been sold to a man known to everyone in the trade as The Cuban. Running underage girls is his bus... more
  • The Teaching

    by T. O. Paine

    Based on the author’s true-life experience living in a cult . . .

    Raine Harkins believes everything the Teaching tells her—forgiveness is freedom, there are no dead, and there is no dying. She has lived her entire life in the Haven, a small religious community buried in the hills of northern Nevada, and it’s been a good life.

    But when she discovers a frightened teenage girl hiding in the forest, everything changes. Raine offers to help the girl, but gun... more

  • 978-1950613700

    by Charlotte Stuart
    From the open porthole on her sailboat, Bryn Baczek overhears a heated argument on a nearby boat followed by a loud splash . . .then silence. Bryn lives on a sailboat in a small marina with her cantankerous cat, Macavity, and a series of short-lived goldfish. While seeking evidence to prove a neighbor innocent of murder, she ends up being threatened by the victim’s abusive boyfriend, betrayed by a close friend, and almost bored to death by an uncooperative accountant. Although Bryn shares what... more
  • ONCE UPON A MURDEROUS DELUSION

    by A.G. Russo
    The year is 1980 in a small, sleepy New England town. Out of nowhere, a series of devastating murders threaten the safety and well-being of the community. A serial killer has begun a deadly game of catch-me-if-you-can with local police, who have dubbed the carnage, “The Mommy Murders.” Frightened residents are certain the violent rape/murders are in some way connected to the psychiatric unit of Parkhirst General Hospital. Nella, a nurse angst-ridden by her service during the Vietnam War, is n... more
  • Mainely Angst

    by Matthew Cost
    Award winning author Matt Cost brings us the fourth book in the Mainely Mystery series in which a boy is abducted and threatened with execution if the governor of Maine doesn't ease business restrictions and masking requirements due to the pandemic. Langdon is muddling his way through the pandemic like everybody else. Business restrictions have dealt a blow to his mystery bookstore, and nobody leaves the house anymore to get into trouble and create a need for a PI. At the same time, his marr... more
  • A Mistaken Hostage

    by J.F. Foran
    Returning to San Francisco after successfully brokering a large project with the President of Egypt, advisor Brooks Davidson starts a relationship with attractive psychologist Sarah Pierce. Little do they know that their comfortable lives will be shattered by a series of catastrophic events brought about by the impulsive actions of an unscrupulous Egyptian Cabinet Minister, determined to reclaim his waning power at all costs.
  • We Are 100

    by nathan timmel
    After losing his wife, Evan Francart is depressed. He has an axe to grind with the pharmaceutical company that jacked up the price of her medications, but feels powerless against a billion-dollar corporation. Then he meets Cassandra. She shows Evan a way to both end his life and become a hero. With her guidance, Evan interrupts a company board meeting and blows the building sky-high. As FBI agents Susan Chamberlain and Michael Godwin discover, Evan is the first of many. Ninety-nine more... more

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