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  • Killing at the Carnival (Cassie Pengear Mysteries Book 1)

    by L. A. Nisula
    Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cowboy shot the volunteer, and he didn’t get up. Now Cassie has a ten-year-old boy insisting the cowboy isn’t a killer and a landlady insisting she help solve the killing at the carnival. A cozy mystery with a steampunk setting 29,000 words, includes sample of book 2, print version 154 pages This book is also availab... more
  • Lower Cases and Capitols

    by Josie Lovelace
    Cake Tastings, dress shopping and planning the perfect evening are the only things Peyton Maning should be worrying about. However, with only one month to go before her wedding, she finds a box of letters hidden away in her closet. These letters, used as evidence in the trial of her ex-boyfriend, document her former relationship. Curiosity strikes as she reads the letters, bringing back all the memories of her former life – the good and the bad. By re-living her past as a victim, Peyton discov... more
  • Simon Says: Perdition Games

    by L.E. Fraser

    Joining a cult is easy, getting out alive is another story. Two years after the disappearance of sixteen-year-old Amanda Reid, the family’s wealthy matriarch hires a Toronto PI to find her daughter. But as the family’s sinister tapestry unravels, someone will do anything to keep the truth hidden.

  • Skully, Perdition Games

    by L.E. Fraser
    The beautiful wife of an aspiring politician vanishes from her home and police discover a gruesome crime scene. But things may not be as they seem, and the woman’s dark past could hold the key to her strange disappearance.
  • Red Rover, Perdition Games

    by L.E. Fraser
    When a patient’s husband is brutally murdered, a famous psychiatrist tries to hide his unethical conduct. As his secrets unravel, a ruthless killer targets the two people determined to expose the truth. The game is simple: trust no one and stay alive.
  • Death in Glenville Falls

    by Carol L. Wright
    When recovering lawyer Gracie McIntyre's newly-opened bookstore is vandalized, the responding officer is strangely indifferent to the crime. Then Gracie discovers he didn't file a report on the incident and suspects the officer of being somehow involved. She complains to the police chief, but gets no satisfaction, even as violence against her escalates. She investigates only to discover that it is all tied to the eighteen-year-old murder of her former client that everyone thought was solved.
  • White Horse

    by Jay Tinsiano
    Half a world away in Spain and running from his past, a Los Angeles gangster unwittingly takes a train that’s headed straight into a terrorist attack. He survives only to face an even deadlier threat. On that same train: a pathologist with clues to a deadly epidemic. Did his secrets die with him in the strike? Raging in the aftermath, a foul-tempered police chief with a daughter caught in the attack thirsts for revenge. But against whom? An orphan child without a name disappears down a ... more
  • Margaret Leaving

    by Rosemary Hayward
    Jenny North seeks the truth about Margaret, her stepmother, who deserted the family home when Jenny was seventeen years old. The Margaret plot unravels the charismatic linguist known to Jenny to reveal an Oxford intellectual, a second world war pacifist, an escaped German Jew and a post-war assassin. Margaret was a mass of contradictions and had a lot to hide. Meanwhile Jenny, in the world of 1960s and 1970s Britain, also has a lot to hide: a lesbian relationship running alongside a heterosexu... more
  • Trevega House

    by Will North

    Three years after surviving a catastrophic flood (Will North's Water, Stone, Heart), twelve year old Lee Trelissick has settled into a safer life with her adoptive parents, Nicola and Andrew. But before long, preternaturally wise Lee announces “Someone wants to do us harm. Someone evil.”

    She's right. A series of increasingly malicious events soon cast a pall over Trevega House and the surrounding village. Arson, poison, a nearly fatal cliffside attack--but no suspect... more

  • Too Clever by Half

    by Will North

    The naked, maimed body found floating off the coast of Cornwall's English Channel presents a vexing puzzle for Detective Inspector Morgan Davies and her Scene of Crimes Manager, Calum West. Post-mortem confirms the dead man's wounds are evidence of torture, but without a name, a crime scene, or a motive, the detectives are stymied.

     

    Two days later, a woman reports her partner, Archie Hansen, missing. A farmer and Druid, Archie had made a dangerous discovery he... more

  • Harm None

    by Will North

    Penwith, the southwest tip of Cornwall, is a land of mystery and magic, of prehistoric monuments, witchcraft…and murder. When an American archaeological team stumbles upon the skeletal remains of a missing child beneath a Stone Age burial quoit, irascible CID Detective Sergeant Morgan Davies and her Scene of Crimes partner, Calum West, unearth a growing list of suspects.

    Within days, another body is discovered. Is the killer the mind-reading village witch—who has lon... more

  • Oink: A Food for Thought Mystery

    by J.L. Newton
    Emily Addams, foodie professor of women’s studies at Arbor State―a land grant university in Northern California―finds herself an unlikely suspect in the poisoning of a man she barely knows: Professor Peter Elliott of Plant Biology, the hotshot developer of a new genetically modified corn. How did her cornbread (unmistakable for its goat cheese and caramelized onions) end up in his hand as he lay in the smelly muck of the university’s historic hog yard? As Emily and her colleagues try to ident... more
  • Genocide

    by Pat Krapf
    Sean Ireland, the first gay presidential candidate in US history, is guaranteed the election—until he’s found dead at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Stunned by her friend’s murder, private investigator Darcy McClain is determined to hunt down Sean’s killer. In shock, she returns home to find someone has broken into her home, assaulted her sister, and stolen Bullet, her giant schnauzer. While frantically searching for Bullet, Darcy’s worst fears are realized. She finds a tranquili... more
  • 978-0-9971802-6-8

    by Jerry Antil
    An aging retired army captain was given two months to live, three months ago. He sat in a southern Louisiana hospice and shared with the lawn boy his dream of seeing the Newport Jazz Festival at least once in his lifetime. Together and with $28 in their pockets they start walking.
  • The Red Road to Hades: A True Crime

    by Charles W. Massie
    Not all roads lead to Paradise. This epic tale is based on true events. This is the story of a retired gentleman from New York who yearns to improve his life on many levels. He meets a woman on Craig's List who offers all the things he desires. She is a beautiful redhead; a business owner who is smart, funny and resides in a part of the world he has considered for his new habitat. Their meeting is absolute magic. They have so many common likes; he is feeling he has met his soul-mate. Only o... more
  • Somewhere in the Shallow Sea

    by Dennis Macaraeg
    To save the life of his friend, a marine biologist must deliver the scientific compound he invented to kidnappers hiding deep within the jungles of the Philippines. Unexpectedly paired with his ex-lover for the mission, it's a bit more than he signed up for.

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