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by Denise JadenA seaside town selling the supernatural, a fun-fair ride with a deadly twist, and a realtor-turned-sleuth rediscovering her purpose. Tabby is settling into Crystal Cove, Oregon, and her new home on a magic-infused houseboat when the summer fair comes to town. She and her newly inherited cat, Sherlock, operate the coffee truck while screams of excitement erupt from nearby rides. Soon the fun screams turn to shrieks of horror when a dead body is discovered on one of the rides, and Tabby may be th... more
by Amy O. LewisIn book three of the Colorado Skies mystery series, Kim Jackson learns she isn’t the only one trying to outrun her past. Murder has a way of finding Kim Jackson, even in the small mining town of Creede, Colorado. Forced to leave Durango behind and move on, Kim is now working in Creede’s tax accounting office, trying not to get attached. Her life is simple and quiet until the day an unusual young woman, Laurie Beltran, walks through her door with a sticky tax problem. Laurie is pious and seemi... more
by Lee AdamsIn the center of a three-block stretch of abandoned dirt, a diner is resurrected where it stood sixty years before. And it looks exactly like the original, but for the dead girl on the welcome mat. Julie Page, the new owner, is a writer of waning prestige and questionable talent, already haunted by personal demons in addition to the ghosts she may have just inherited. Compelled to figure out what happened the day before the door was open to the public and who killed the young woman found ... more
by Lee Adams5th and Vanguard is set in a seaside town called Berle and narrated by Julie Page, an ex-junkie and writer who had retired her writing (and other addictions) for a more conventional life. But inspiration pays a call one windy night in front of Bob's Liquor Palace as a glamorous, disfigured old woman emerges from the backseat of a Cadillac and offers Julie one more chance at taking chances. This darkly comic mystery explores the pock-marked inner and outer world of its heroine as she faces he... more
by Anthony CainFred Stiles is trying to leave San Francisco when he meets an old, disabled private investigator who needs help solving a strange crime – an apartment has been robbed of everything, literally. The shower curtain, the soap in the soap dish. There's a woman to impress, and a fee that will allow him to pay his back rent and get a moving truck out of town. Stiles embarks on a journey that leads him to a San Francisco he never knew existed with people he never wanted to meet. When his investigation d... more
by Stephen TimbersCharlie Bailey becomes an amateur sleuth when suspected of the murder of a friend and client. He outinvestigates the police while exposing his family and himself to the crosshairs of the real killer.
by Gregory KoppUncannily similar to current political events, an impeached president makes unfounded claims of election fraud as a mob storms a government building, and challenges to voting rights increase; while a beautiful French spy and an intrepid Scotland Yard detective are thrust into tumultuous American and European capital intrigue. Enjoy the next exciting volume, based on a true story, of the powerful and epic Kopp Chronicles series.
by David C. DawsonBerlin 1933: When the parties stop...the dying begins The city that’s been a beacon of liberation during the 1920s is about to become a city of deadly oppression. BBC foreign correspondent Simon Sampson risks his life in a bid to save thousands of gay men from the growing Nazi threat. This is the second in the Simon Sampson mystery series. The first, A Death in Bloomsbury, was hailed as ‘a good old-fashioned John Buchan-esque mystery reworked for the twenty-first century’. Simon moves to Berl... more
by Scott Allen BenkieAttorney James Crosson is in the grips of despair, blaming himself for his wife’s death. A widow hires him to pursue a wrongful death case on behalf of her late husband who died in a seemingly ordinary car wreck. Crosson must confront his own tragic loss and gambling debts as he unravels the plot hatched by a deranged corporate tyrant who will stop at nothing to conceal the truth, take down the lawyer, and preserve his empire. With Vegas goons closing in and everything at stake, Crosson goes all... more
by Peter Sarda
After putting away the head of the Albanian mafia in Hamburg, Homicide Detectives Thomas Ritter and Motz Beck are confronted with a bloody war to control the local drug trade in the mobster’s absence. First an Albanian courier is shotgunned to death at the edge of Hamburg Harbor. Then a Hells Angel gets the same treatment on the Alster River. As the bodies pile up, Ritter and Beck are forced to work with an organized crime expert, a burned-out narcotics agent with his own drug issues. B... more
by Lisa TowlesYoung PI, BJ Janoff is randomly approached by a stranger with a proposition he can’t refuse – a million dollars to deliver an envelope to a hotel lobby. The pusher forces him to accept the money upfront and threatens to kill him if he doesn’t deliver the envelope in three days. BJ’s growing obsession with the envelope’s contents leads him down a treacherous path toward the game orchestrators - where he discovers a large-scale political controversy, a treasure hunt for a priceless sword, and a gl... more
by Nik Xandir WolfIt’s 1988 and Heath Walker, who spent most of his life in group homes, bartends and sells weed to keep the lights on for his ailing foster mom. When Heath meets and quickly falls for the brazen and beautiful Rori Burke at his bar, he kicks off a series of events that leave both his mother and a cop dead, and Rori’s father—a crooked small-town police chief—on their trail. As the young couple tears away on their journey from Santa Cruz communes to cartel territory in Baja, Heath carries w... more
by Robin CastleElise Edwards exists in a cocoon of routine designed to protect her from the outside world. When her brother Chester is murdered, her dismal life is shattered, and she’s forced to confront her past, her brother, and herself. Working with her nemesis to investigate Chester’s murder, she uncovers shocking secrets…including her nemesis’ lack of alibi. Has Elise been cavorting with a killer? As Elise investigates further, the list of Chester’s enemies keeps growing…and it includes Elise’s best frie... more
by Dr. Bruce FarmerAfter shooting a notorious Islamic extremist in the Hadhramaut Mountains of Yemen with a record-setting sniper shot, Israel Defense Force Staff Sergeant Haddy Abrams finds herself in the crosshairs of a diabolical Eastern European oligarch known only as “X”. After narrowly surviving a targeted suicide bombing assassination attempt, a trauma scarred Haddy sets off resolutely to settle the score with a diabolical merchant of death who is hell-bent on the nuclear annihilation of Jerusalem. Acros... more
by Bruce BortzD.C. heart surgeon Dr. Steven Leeds is suddenly besieged by a handful of immensely complicated heart attack and stroke cases, all caused by a rare arterial injury—a dissection. And all the victims have first received innocuous-looking cards announcing: “Your heart attack/stroke will arrive within one hour!” Private detective Kirk Miner and FBI agent Jack Mulville investigate, and they immediately suspect Leeds’ former lover, Dr. Silvana Moretti, a brilliant research scientist who harbors a g... more
by Peter KageyamaKatsuhiro, ‘Kats’ Takemoto is a war hero turned private detective in the exploding metropolis of San Francisco in 1958. Drawn into a deadly cover- up, Kats investigates the US Navy, the west coast organized crime families, and the North Beach Beat scene in search of the truth that hides in the cold waters of San Francisco Bay. The first book of the new Kats Takemoto Adventure Series!