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Mystery/Thriller

  • The Hip Shot

    by Michael L Miller
    When Skeeter Ellington doesn’t show up for happy hour one Friday afternoon, his drinking buddies fear something is wrong. Skeeter never misses Friday happy hour. Besides, there’s little else to do in Preston but drink beer, go fishing, grow pot, or play golf. His buddies Boot, Perch, and Mervin know they must do something. Across town, Hazel Owens struggles to keep a music studio above water, and now her significant other, Dr. Carol Baxley, isn’t responding to texts or calls. When a murdered wom... more
  • Escaping Pretense

    by Deborah Jean Miller
    The story opens on September 11, 2001, inside the World Trade Center. The protagonist, PRETENSE ABDICATOR, a quirky, yet brilliant financial consultant, is escorted to a meeting with the FBI and charged with embezzlement. But when a plane strikes the North Tower, she manages to escape with her life and over $2 million dollars stashed in an offshore bank account. She flees to the island of Koh Samui in Thailand to live her dream life under the alias CLAIRE VOYANT. But despite her wealth, somethin... more
  • The Adventure of the Purloined Portrait

    by Liese Sherwood-Fabre
    A long-buried past. A stolen portrait. The artist’s murder. Can Sherlock discover the connection between the three before he’s stopped permanently? Sherlock can’t shake his apprehension about a family trip to Paris. His mother’s unflappable confidence vanished months ago, and her anxiety has set the whole family on edge. His greatest fears are realized when they witness the death of one of Mrs. Holmes’ former suitors. As Sherlock seeks to unravel the reason behind the artist’s murder, he ... more
  • Shadow: Run, But You Can't Hide

    by Gurpreet Kaur Sidhu
    In this multilayered thriller of secrets and family, eyes are everywhere, and safety might only be another illusion. Evan and Shadow welcome a new life into theirs. Their son, Bright, cements their bond and provides hope that they can move forward from the harrowing past. But their former lives can’t leave them alone. A threatening appearance from Evan’s 19th-century self and fearful visions from his grandmother, Venice, warn him that Bright could be spirited away. The family takes refuge in... more
  • Grave Disturbance

    by Martha Crites
    When a film maker and a quarry developer are murdered, Native artifacts surface at the crime scenes. Mental Health Evaluator, Grace Vaccaro must sift truth from the delusions of the only witness.
  • Free From Sin

    by Karen Ann Hopkins
    FREE FROM SIN is a gripping psychological crime thriller/mystery story about the intertwining lives of three unlikely women in the hills of Kentucky, and the explosive results when a troubled teenager has her day of reckoning. Sheriff Sadie Mills navigates the challenges of single motherhood while solving crimes in the rural community of Possum Gap, Kentucky. The recent trailer shootings in her jurisdiction have her on edge, and the new coroner, a Yankee transplant from the east coast, is sti... more
  • One Will Too Many

    by PJ Peterson
    A young banker with a long list of secret dies due to methanol poisoning. Dr. Julia Fairchild, whose nephew is a deputy sheriff, is first on the scene with the man's girlfriend. Once his death is determined to be a homicide, she is asked to help the police and sheriff identify the who, how, and why.
  • Omniscience

    by Janine Frances

    A family seek refuge in the Australian outback as tyranny takes hold, but who can they trust?

    The world is at war and an authoritarian government has taken control in Australia. A terrorist group known as Day One is attempting to destroy civilisation so humanity can start again.

    Shareen Miller gets caught up in a bureaucratic nightmare when she’s detained by an Auto-Enforcer for not having the right travel permit on the way to a job interview. Shareen’s d... more

  • The Spear of Vengeance

    by F. David Smith
    IF YOU LIVE FOREVER, WHAT DO YOU FEAR? In this action-filled speculative thriller, FBI agent Dan Alexander is assigned to protect virologist Dr. Amelia Cranford, his former fiancée, following an apparent terrorist attack. But they are unwittingly drawn into a centuries-old conflict between two powerful Immortals. One, a 2500-year-old madman, is hell-bent on destroying humanity. And at every step along the way, the other Immortal has fought from the shadows to save us. But now, the madm... more
  • Sixty Positions with Pleasure

    by Sahlan Diver
    Charlie Gibbs’ new job comes with these perks: mountain scenery, sunshine, and sex with an older woman. And murder. In the year 2050, twenty-something IT worker, Charlie Gibbs, has a problem – several problems, in fact. His boss has just been killed in mysterious circumstances. Replacement boss, fifty-year-old Dutch cougar, Ilse Teuling, is writing a sex manual and wants Charlie to help with “the practical work”. Populists have declared a coup; people are seeing visions; the clock is counting... more
  • Asylum of Diction

    by Alyssa Milani

    Do you find yourself having trouble committing to a full-length novel? If so, then this is the book for you! In this anthology, you'll find short stories and novellas in genres ranging from thriller, horror, and romance. Every story is written to captivate the reader, given them an outer body experience and a definite emotional rollercoaster ride. You'll shed tears for the characters, cringe with moments of tension and suspense, and find yourself smiling with heartwarming moments of j... more

  • Lifeline

    by Christopher Keith

    A breakthrough in human biophysics is on the verge of making history and changing the medical landscape of our world. Welcome to ELF, the Extended Life Foundation.

    Dr. Bryan Morgan had enjoyed a successful career with the Royal Army Medical Corps, and he has won awards as a clinical psychologist for his work treating soldiers with post-traumatic stress. Now he is unemployed and struggling with his own mental wellbeing amid marital and financial strain.

    When he is ... more

  • Clotho

    by Christopher Keith

    For those who could read between the lines, the new technology was terrifying. But Teletron and the government insisted it was safe.

    ​Set in a near future where oil no longer exists, civil aviation has been replaced by commercial teleportation, improved battery technology underpins everything, algorithms optimise homes and electric cars, and people are forced to wear chips in their hands to protect their identification and bank accounts, Clotho revolves around a sevente... more

  • Merchants Bridge

    by J.D. Trafford
    An attorney searches for answers after he witnesses his colleague’s murder and soon realizes that he’s being framed for something much bigger. Everything changes for Graydon "Gray" Wendt while walking back to the office after a late dinner with a potential client. An SUV swerves and jumps the curb in front of them. His law partner is killed immediately, and Gray is knocked to the ground and shot twice in the chest. A few days later, Gray wakes up in the hospital. His face is swollen. His... more
  • The Devil's Trident

    by George Norris
    Ten years after a top-secret mission in Afghanistan, retired NYPD Detective and Navy SEAL Michael Keough finds himself about to hit rock bottom. He’s divorced from his wife and instead married to the bottle. Then, on a cool fall evening, a volley of gunfire erupts outside his apartment. When he discovers his partner mortally wounded, it changes everything. As the dust settles, Keough learns that three of the six people involved in the mission are dead. A fourth is missing. Keough can’t help but... more
  • The Final Hunt

    by Audrey J. Cole
    Alone in a hunting cabin, off-grid in an untamed wilderness. How does a marriage come to this? After John disappeared while hunting—presumed dead from a bear attack—Cameron found the crime photos. His role in the recent Seattle serial murders was discovered. The media destroyed her reputation. She lost her dental practice, is on the brink of losing her home. Everyone has a secret. But if her husband could hide the unimaginable from her, who’s to say he’s truly dead? “What brings you so ... more
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