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Mystery/Thriller

  • Desperate Search: An American Family Faces the Horrors of Transnational Human Trafficking

    by Barbara Teal
    As Melanie Carson and Kim Foster board their flight in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, bound for Paris, France, they are giddy with excitement to be on their first international adventure-studying at the Sorbonne. They could never have imagined the horror which will confront them only weeks into their Parisienne adventure. When Melanie disappears from her room one night, Inspector Pierre Dubois is called in to investigate. His sharp instincts and experience, after a brief investigation, tell him she didn'... more
  • Masks, Mayhem and Murder

    by Kevin S. Giles
    In the winter of 1954-55, Red Maguire uncovers a new scoop for the Butte Bugle. Men wearing children’s Halloween masks demand ever-ballooning payoffs from honest business owners. Secrets behind the masks promise even more danger for the legendary mining city of Butte. As the mystery unfolds, Red and his best source for crime news, police captain Harold “Duke” Ferndale, investigate a miners’ union led by a surly giant. Red soon finds himself in the middle of murder. This novel, written in the ‘pu... more
  • Words Kill

    by David Myles Robinson
    Famed reporter Russell Blaze is dead. It appears to be an accident, but after Russ’s funeral, his son, Cody, finds a letter in which his father explains that the death may have been murder. It directs Cody to Russ’s unfinished memoir for clues as to what may have happened. The opening words are: On the night of October 16, 1968, I uttered a sentence that would haunt me for the rest of my life. The sentence was, “Someone should kill that motherfucker.” As Cody delves into the memoir, a window ... more
  • Souls on Fire

    by Jay Williams
    SOULS ON FIRE is an action-packed mystery that combines a troubling social issue with a police procedural thriller. Lt. Neil Kenny, a movie-addicted detective of the Austin Police Department enlists the help of his friend Jim Greenwald, an ex-Green Beret, CIA operative, to help him track down the people who use military tactics to raid banks and police stations. These terrorists are AIDS activists who have decided it’s better to die fighting for their beliefs than helpless in bed. Will authori... more
  • Diet of Death

    by Ang Pompano
    Betty Ann Green is the Oprah of the cooking world. No wonder cookbook authors, celebrity chefs, and weight-loss experts alike would kill for a mention in the “Cooking with Betty” column in On Topic Magazine. Diet Guru, Dr. Alan Tolzer, is no exception. He craves the chance for instant success for his latest Westport Diet Book with an interview by the columnist. It’s enough to make him swallow his pride and try to patch up his long-standing feud with the reclusive Betty. No surprise there... more
  • When It's Time for Leaving

    by Ang Pompano
    Al DeSantis is ready to get out of Connecticut. Suffering a recent breakup and a gnarly car crash which invokes in him a phobia of bridges, Al sets his sights on Los Angeles, only to have his plans foiled by his estranged father, Big Al, who is passing on the Blue Palmetto Detective Agency in Savannah, Ga., to his son. Begrudgingly, Al finds himself in the South and wrapped up in investigating a dead body found on the agency dock—a murder case that quickly becomes anything but straightforward. ... more
  • Take Them in the Storms

    by Dan Coleman
    Lt. Wray Larrick, wounded in an ambush-gone-wrong near Danang months earlier and being put out of service for medical reasons, is held over to investigate the murder of a young marine at a remote code relay station at Mt. Fuji, Japan, one Naval Intelligence in Yokosuka believes is an act of espionage responsible for his predicament and the deaths and injuries of others in his unit. With no experience in such matters, Wray is thrown into the case with a C.I.D. cover and struggles for a place to ... more
  • Dark Ride Deception

    by Mark S. Bacon
    Tom Wryick’s mind-bending technology will rocket Nostalgia City theme park decades ahead of the competition. But the computer genius is missing. So are his secrets. Is he dead? On the run? His billion-dollar, breathtaking discovery is the Perception Deception Effect. An FBI agent theorizes the People’s Republic of China is responsible for the disappearance. The Nostalgia City CEO, however, is convinced a rival theme park is behind the theft. He drafts ex-cop turned theme park cab driver Lyle... more
  • Gut Check: Darcy Walker Investigations #2

    by AJ Lape

    Darcy Walker returns in a nail-biting thriller that threatens everything she's worked hard for, leaving her future up in the air.

    Darcy Walker is juggling classes at the police academy with her side gig delivering pizza — but her two lives collide when one of her regulars confesses to her that he might have committed murder. She can’t resist taking on the investigation, but will it put her dream in jeopardy?

  • Side Hustle: Darcy Walker Investigations #1

    by AJ Lape

    Continue Darcy’s story into adulthood with the new Darcy Walker Investigations Series…

    Darcy’s next adventure has her leaving Valley for the bright lights and bustling action of Los Angeles, California. Crimes are darker, people are more colorful, but one thing remains the same—Darcy Walker solves crime one way: living life like a verb.

  • Murder At The Beaufort

    by Jill Paterson
    Phoebe Chadwick’s life is about to change forever but not in the way she planned. After accepting Joanna Reid’s offer of a partnership in the Beaufort Boutique Hotel, she is looking forward to her new life in Shellcove. When she steps off the train in the seaside community, however, she is unprepared for the sudden reappearance in her life of her sister, Elizabeth, with the news that Joanna is dead. Thrown into despair Phoebe refuses to accept Inspector Henshaw’s conclusion that Joanna took... more
  • The Arsonist's Handbook

    by L.A. Detwiler
    From USA Today Bestseller L.A. Detwiler comes a twisted psychological thriller burning with secrets. “Let him burn. Let them burn. Let it all burn.” A disturbing family business passed down… At sixteen, Jameson Wills has never known his father. When he finds an old journal in the attic, though, he discovers some malicious truths about the man who disappeared long ago. As he reads about his father’s secret addiction to arson, Jameson begins to wonder if the desire to burn is in his blood. ... more
  • The Redwood Asylum

    by L.A. Detwiler
    From the USA Today Bestseller L.A. Detwiler comes a new eerie horror filled with secrets, ghosts, and murder. The dead do talk ... if you’re brave enough to hear their sinister secrets. In a thick forest sits a forgotten stone building, The Redwood Asylum. Once inside, the criminally insane, the darkly disturbed, and the eternally confused residents learn one thing very quickly: they are at the mercy of ruthless evil in many forms. At twenty-six, Jessica Rosen starts a new job at Redwoo... more
  • The Society

    by CG Abbot
    At the center of a small-town unsolved disappearance lies a terrible secret with consequences that will shake the halls of power in Washington When Elizabeth Grant returns to rural Mississippi as a family favor, the nightmares about her missing childhood friend Loralie return. This time, her reluctance to accept what her instincts have told her for years--that she has some kind of psychic ability, and Loralie is dead are combined with dire warnings and indications of foul play. ... more
  • Killer With Black Blood

    by J L Hill
    The third novel in the adult urban crime fiction Killer Series is Killer With Black Blood. Nicky ‘Nails’ Rocci is head of his Mafia family. He takes Sal, who has been institutionalized after he killed his father and mother, to see their mausoleum. Snipers kill Sal and critically wounds Nicky. MoJo gets the news and, on his way back to New York, recalls Nicky’s fake assassination that started an inter-family war. MoJo forces Nicky to confront his depression and together they will track down Nicky... more
  • Deep State Slumming

    by Brian Wells

    Johnny Flores is wasting away in the brig when he unexpectedly receives a presidential pardon from Barak Obama, in the waning days of his presidency. With the help of a mysterious, philanthropic group he is released into an America on the verge of a Trump presidency. With no family, few prospects, and an abundance of time he is quickly recruited into the resitance and becomes part of a shadowy cell whose goal is to thwart the incoming administration's agenda, by a... more

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