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Mystery/Thriller

  • Holding Patterns

    by James Chesterton
    After being accused of stealing 6 million dollars from his employer, global financial powerhouse CFK, then suspended by SEC attorney Frank Favara, Julian Maslow pilots his friend and Wall Street executive Gary Becker in a single-prop aircraft to a client meeting on Hilton Head. Now, a day later, he’s sitting in the Beaufort Country drunk-tank, sober as a judge, trying to figure out when and how his slide down the pyramid to this place started. In Manhattan, Favara is working hard to put Julia... more
  • A Carrion Death: Introducing Detective Kubu

    by Michael Stanley
    Smashed skull, snapped ribs, and a cloying smell of carrion. Leave the body for the hyenas to devour—no body, no case. But Kalahari game rangers stumble on the human corpse mid-meal. The murder wasn't perfect after all. Enter Detective David "Kubu" Bengu of the Botswana Criminal Investigation Department, an investigator whose personality and physique match his moniker, the Setswana word for hippopotamus—which is a seemingly docile beast, but one of the deadliest, and most persistent, on the con... more
  • Bloodroot: Best New England Crime Stories

    by Ang Pompano
    Bloodroot contains 24 stories in every sub-genre of crime fiction by some of the best-known writers working today as well as new voices. Stories include a cozy featuring Amelia Earhart, an insecure bank robber, a lawyer on the verge of losing a case, a businessman about to go bankrupt, a woman out for a hike in the desert, a researcher on a ship in the Aleutian Islands, a graduate student in English literature visiting England, and a man marooned in his apartment during a blizzard. In these and ... more
  • Murder Take Two

    by Delia C. Pitts
    When cynical private eye SJ Rook is hired to guard the set of a hot new television show filming on the streets of Harlem, he expects his toughest challenge to be corralling star-struck fans. The task is simple: keep peace between fancy Hollywood invaders, loudmouth tourists, and rowdy neighborhood regulars. The sultry presence of an A-list star lights up the set and inflames Rook's imagination. But the detective's brush with Hollywood glamor quickly turns dark. All week, a TV big shot bids f... more
  • Life of The Impersonators: The Beach

    by Golden November

    After G and JBT go hiking for an adventure weekend getaway, they decide to accept a new client, which will bring them back together as book hunters. Suddenly, things will begin to spin out of control as they quickly need to figure it out. There are many twists and turns in this action-adventure novel. It’s a page-turner drama as the plots and subplots start unfolding multiple layers.

  • Death In The Walled City

    by Aditya Banerjee
    In January 1983, Old Delhi is rocked by communal riots, and there are many victims. One death stands out and seems different from the others. The police and some journalists start investigating what happened during the riots and in their aftermath. When a police officer in Old Delhi starts digging, he uncovers secrets that one of their own may be involved. The officer, Shankar Sen, must tread carefully as he is out of favor with his superiors. The story also attracts the attention of journali... more
  • Broken Dreams A Callipur Murder Mystery

    by Aditya Banerjee
    In 1978, a horrific murder takes place in the small idyllic town of Callipur, India. The murder and a string of robberies has the town on edge. The mystery baffles the police department and the young officer who is desperately searching for the truth. In Shankar Sen’s first case, each turn and clue seem to lead to a dead end. The young man who is killed is well liked and has no enemies. Is it a robbery gone wrong? Or is there something sinister going on that someone is trying to hide? As the you... more
  • Stolen Legacies

    by Aditya Banerjee
    A box goes missing in the state archives, and no one is entirely sure of its contents. The police aren’t interested in investigating the case. A young journalist looking into its disappearance is struggling to recover from his last article, which caused a scandal at his newspaper. He is paired up with a senior journalist who is not well liked in the organization. As they start investigating the disappearance of the box, they quickly realize that it is connected to other incidents—one with deadly... more
  • Amelia White

    by Amelia White
  • The Sungei Road Gang

    by Frederick Lim
    A stolen clutch bag triggers a chain of events that winds its way towards Sungei Road. A $100,000 reward for a missing girl sets off a separate chain of events that also converges upon Sungei Road. And at Singapore's renown ‘Thieves' Market’ in Sungei Road the two chains are entangled in a chance meeting that brings together a teenage street gang and a private detective. They are forced into a hasty, uneasy alliance to take on an international criminal syndicate. But are wits and street skills e... more
  • Hoard It All Before

    by Tammie Painter
    Duncan — aka "Brutus Fangwrath, Deadliest Dragon in the West" — wakes one morning to find his best friend isn’t just sleeping off a hangover. He’s been murdered. Suspicion for the crime quickly turns to the circus’s new hire, Cordelia Quinn. After all, she’s got motive, she got means, and she’s got loads of circumstantial evidence stacked against her. When it looks like no one else is going to step in to help Cordelia, it’s up to Duncan to unravel the case, prove Cordelia’s innocence, and uncov... more
  • BEST EATEN COLD

    by Digby Fletcher
    Theresa, a British agent, monitors German U-Boats on the southern South African coast. She falls for a Nazi sympathiser whom she accidentally kills. While on the run she discovers treasure from a wrecked galleon hidden by the enemy. In the present day she is murdered and her niece, Penny, a glamorous journalist, becomes a target for a sinister Neo Nazi organisation, headed by an English judge, after the treasure and revenge for their agent's killing. The conflict moves to a climax in the caves... more
  • Binding Circumstance

    by Kelley Griffin
    ***LASR's 2020 Book of the Year!*** To save the life of the man she loves, she'll have to risk her own. Costume designer, Leslie Carroll has mastered the art of flying under the radar. She’s had to, or risk being found by the psychopath who almost killed her. When she literally falls into Hollywood heartthrob Charlie Erickson’s dressing room on her first day of employment, their mutual attraction is instant and undeniable. Despite his star status, Charlie is a sweet southern boy at hear... more
  • What Lurks in the Shadows

    by S.C. Shannon
    It’s the end of the world and 20-year-old Grace has a front row seat. What was once a carefree suburban life has become a daily struggle to survive, and the days are spent preparing for whatever might come next. Just as Grace and her family begin to adjust to their new, post-apocalyptic normal, a much more terrifying threat emerges, and survival is quickly replaced with just trying to stay alive. Told from two points in time leading up to one epic showdown, this twisty, page-turning, and ter... more
  • Murder in New Orleans

    by Denise Jaden
    A food tour in New Orleans where murder is on the menu… When Mallory Beck wins a food tour experience in New Orleans, she invites teenage Amber, her foodie BFF, to join her on a road trip of French and creole cuisine. Mallory’s cat-sitter cancels at the last minute, and presumptuous, cheeky Hunch helps himself to shotgun in Mallory’s Prius. A good thing, too, because when a know-it-all food tour participant turns up dead and wrapped in Mardi Gras beads, they’ll need Hunch’s keen nose to sniff... more
  • Murder in the Secret Cold Case

    by Denise Jaden
    A cop with a secret, a teenager with attitude, and a cat with a hunch... Spring has arrived in Honeysuckle Grove, and now that crime has finally settled down, Mallory is excited to put her extra time into her new catering business. Despite the lack of crime, though, Alex has been noticeably MIA in Mallory’s life, working in the background on a secretive high-profile case. Lately, it’s taking up every bit of his time, and it’s hard for Mallory not to feel both jilted and curious. Not meanin... more

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