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Mystery/Thriller

  • Bully

    by Emme Dun
    Bully is a fast paced legal thriller where "The L Word" meets "Kramer vs Kramer." Bully begins in the 1980s when courts routinely stripped LGBT parents of their parental rights solely because they were gay. Bully then shifts to the 2000s to explore a typical lesbian relationship wherein Lisa meets Windy and they quickly fall for each other, despite Lisa’s plans for a baby. Although Lisa and Windy never marry, when Lisa breaks it off because Windy reveals herself to be a deadbeat, Windy files for... more
  • Lucy Nightingale and Mona Lisa's Ghost

    by Nancy Kunhardt Lodge
    LUCY NIGHTINGALE AND MONA LISA’S GHOST, a thrilling mystery, is the sequel to The Crystal Navigator. It is the second book in the Lucy Nightingale adventure series. During a class video about the Mona Lisa, Lucy and her best friend, Sam Winter notice that the painting seems to be melting. Sam thinks it has been attacked by a molecule-destroying syndrome called Zoom Seizure. On winter vacation, Lucy and her parents go to Paris where she can investigate. In the Mona Lisa Gallery of the Louvre Mu... more
  • #KillAydaKhoury

    by Lucretia Castillo
    Ayda Khoury, NSA officer and former Anonymous hacktivist, is on the wrong side of the domestic spying scandal. Doxxed by her former comrades and facing a Congressional hearing, she is offered an out by a mysterious intelligence contractor: Stage a defection, offer a cache of falsehood-seeded data to a famed terrorist, and get close enough to him to find out where his organization is holding the kidnapped CIA chief of Ankara station, Alex Hart. But in the world of cyber-espionage, everyone's g... more
  • The Fog Seller: A San Francisco Mystery

    by Don Daglow

    From the creator of the Emmy® Award winning Neverwinter Nights™, a novel with a unique hero, an unlikely love story, and more twists than San Francisco’s Lombard Street. It's not cozy but it's intimate. It's not procedural but it will make you think, which is why it's been honored both as a mystery and as literary fiction.

    Its influences range from Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep to the Coen Brot... more

  • The Cabin: A Murder Mystery

    by W.D. Frolick
    Buck Woods, a stressed out NYPD homicide detective and former Marine Scout sniper on sabbatical returns home to Orono, Maine Upon arriving back in town, Buck meets up with his old high school friend, Detective Jim Barkowsky of the Orono PD. Jim invites Buck to stay with him, his wife and their two children. The next morning Buck and Jim go to check out Buck's new home, an old run-down log cabin he inherited from his grandfather on two acres of land on Punshaw Lake. Upon entering the cabin, the... more
  • The Cabin: A Murder Mystery

    by W.D. Frolick
    Buck Woods, a stressed out NYPD homicide detective, on sabbatical, returns home to Orono, Maine. He plans to relax by working on an old run down log cabin he inherited from his grandfather. Buck and his detective friend, Jim Barkowsky, of the Orono PD, discover a decomposing body of a murdered man in his cabin. The two detectives set out to solve the murder by putting the pieces of the puzzle together. Unexpected twists, turns, and obstacles abound, leading to a climax that puts Buck's life on... more
  • Demaris Protocol

    by Brian Randall
    In 1992, before “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the CIA secretly ran a dark operational unit known only as the Demaris Protocol. For nearly a decade in parallel to the LGBT movement, the CIA used the protocol in special assignments to leverage same-sex coercion and exploit sexual orientation where it offered a unique advantage. In June 1992, Trey Carter, a closeted, gay, Christian civilian is ensnared in a dangerous trap—recruited and trained within the experimental same-sex protocol. He is specifi... more
  • Promised Lies (A Detective Blanchette Mystery Book 1)

    by Marguerite Ashton

    Detective Lily Blanchette has a lot on her plate… 

    Her sister Celine has recently been murdered, her parents are on the brink of divorce, and Lily has married a man she barely knows while on the rebound. 

    Now she’s lead on a multiple murder investigation, and determined to catch her man. 

    Her father, Detective Collin Blanchette, is very proud of his daughter and plans to help her anyway he can.

    Six months... more

  • Nailgun Messiah

    by Jim Heskett
    A devoted cult member. An unforgiving leader. One man’s last chance to save his sister… Micah Reed has a knack for ticking off the wrong people at the wrong time. When his latest attempt to do the right thing angers some drug dealers, he takes refuge in the sleepy mountain town of Nederland. He plans on finding his sister Magda and disappearing into obscurity with her. Micah is in for a big surprise…
  • House at the Edge: A World of Gothic: Greece

    by MM JAYE
    He wants her out of his house. The house agrees… After losing everything—her family, her home, her sense of self—former heiress, Daphne Alesi, has no choice but to start anew. Broke, unwanted, and suffering from a rare condition that makes defining her emotions mind-numbingly difficult, the only thing she has left is a strong will to survive. Starting over on a remote Greek island, in the dead of winter, just because it was her grandmother’s birthplace might be a foolish plan, but staying... more
  • Butchertown

    by Thomas Burchfield
    Paul Bacon, ex-Navy boxer, Jazz-Age playboy and junior city attorney, has moved to California expecting sunshine and sandy beaches, only to find loneliness and misery in the fog-choked canyons of 1920s San Francisco. Then, one foggy night, he meets Molly Carver. Alluring, irresistible, mysterious, she lures Paul across San Francisco Bay to her hometown of Evansville, to what she claims is the California promised in the travel brochures. But Molly’s promise is only camouflage for a dangerous g... more
  • Butchertown

    by Thomas Burchfield
    Paul Bacon, ex-Navy boxer, Jazz-Age playboy and junior city attorney, has moved to California expecting sunshine and sandy beaches. But all he finds is loneliness and misery in the fog-choked canyons of 1920s San Francisco. Then, one foggy night, along comes Molly Carver. Alluring, irresistible, mysterious, she lures Paul across San Francisco Bay to her hometown of Evansville, to what she claims is the California promised in the travel brochures. But Molly’s promise is only camouflage for... more
  • Chaos

    by D.J. Schuette

    Aleksandr Zorin is a sadistic psychopath responsible for the magnificent and untimely ends of dozens of lives. Exploiting the ineptitude of those who would hunt him, he's remained invisible for years. No one knows he exists. But soon enough, the world shall behold the true extent of his artistry.

    FBI profiler Nicholas Keegan has an uncanny ability to descend into the darkest recesses of the most ravaged minds. When a colleague calls for help with an unusual case, Nick is thrust into... more

  • Deadly Fare

    by David Liscio
    When beautiful young women begin to vanish from Boston Logan International Airport, State Police Lt. Hannah Summers is the only one who sees a pattern amid the cold case files. She knows a killer is on the loose, and she's determined to make her chauvinistic bosses believe her hunch about a gypsy cab driver -- before it's too late. As the body count rises, so does the public's panic. Under pressure from the district attorney to make the killings stop, Summers soon finds herself rubbing elbows ... more
  • Ill Conceived (Meredith & Hodge Novels Book 2)

    by Marcia Turner
    Why did Anna Carter, a beautiful young girl in her prime, murder a man with whom she only had a chance meeting? Who would be brave enough to attempt to murder popular mayoral candidate Richard Hancock in front of an audience? Going against Patsy's advice Meredith tries to prove Anna's innocence rather than her guilt. Patsy takes her first major case, and is tasked with finding out if a colleague responsible for the alleged rape of successful business woman Stella Young. Meredith is convinced ... more
  • Misplaced Loyalty (Meredith & Hodge Novels Book 1)

    by Marcia Turner
    When it seems that all is lost, and you have no hope, Misplaced Loyalty can be fatal. Detective Patsy Hodge leaves her old life behind, and transfers to Bristol and a new job with the CID. Wanting to make her mark as a female detective she attends a suspicious death with her new boss; straight talking, no nonsense Detective Inspector John Meredith. Within days the body count begins to rise, as victims old and new are discovered to have died in the same way. Some could say the victims were mer... more

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