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Mystery/Thriller

  • A Rose From The Executioner

    by Edward Izzi
    Detective Philip Dorian of the 17th Chicago Precinct is called to investigate the killing and mutilation of John Marquardt, an old former priest in the Albany Park neighborhood. After investigating the circumstances, he discovers that the victim was a former pedophile priest within the Archdiocese of Chicago and was accused of child molestation back in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Back in 1983, Cardinal John Brody accepts Fr. Marquardt’s voluntary resignation from the priesthood, on condition tha... more
  • Quando Dormo

    by Edward Izzi
    Dr. David Fazio is a maternity physician at Chicago-Western Medical Hospital. He is a handsome, divorced baby doctor who has more than his share of personal flaws. But Dr. Fazio has one good moral quality going for him: He is a pro-life obstetrician. In a state where late term abortions are now legal, he is currently being pressured by the hospital to perform abortions to any patient requesting one. Dr. Fazio has one other problem...he has horrific sleep issues and has been known to be a sleep... more
  • Of Bread & Wine

    by Edward Izzi
    Chicago criminal attorney Michael Prescott is in Rome, visiting his best friend, Monsignor Robert Cavalieri, a Special Diplomat to the Vatican. He is informed that Giovanni Cardinal Masellis, the “Mafia Cardinal”, who was once the most evil cardinal in his day, has made a deathbed confession regarding the details of the poisoning murder of Pope John Paul I. His confession is secretly recorded by the Italian newspaper “La Repubblica” and their ambitious editor, Max Gianforte, who is desperately t... more
  • El Camino Drive

    by Edward Izzi

    Detroit Detective John Valentino knows El Camino Drive all too well. His father was murdered there on Halloween, 1978. Antonio Valentino was killed after work by three men, alleging he was having an affair with one of their wives. Claiming self-defense, the murderers are exonerated, believing that a toy pistol in the victim’s pocket was an actual weapon. After the murder trial, a family vendetta is loudly placed against his father’s killers. Forty years later, Detective Valentino ... more

  • Dinopotamus Solves a Mystery

    by Lois Wickstrom
    When it's naptime, Dinopotamus always gets the warm spot in the room. He decides to let the children have his favorite spot. But the spot is no longer warm. This is a mystery. Together, Dinopotamus and the children discover that it's always warm where Dinopotamus sleeps. He lies down on the children's favorite spot during story time, making it warm for the children's naptime.
  • Things to Do When You'd Rather be Dead

    by Michael Guillebeau
    THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU’D RATHER BE DEAD is a dark comedy mystery. Officer Joe was a Birmingham homicide detective chasing a serial killer called the Angel of Mercy who preyed on children. The killer turned on Joe and killed his wife and daughter. Birmingham PD believes that Joe killed the Angel, but Joe believes that he killed an innocent man. He spirals into obsession and falls apart as a cop and a man. Rather than fire him, Birmingham PD makes him a community affairs officer for a year, dressin... more
  • Phantom Pass

    by Andre Louw
    After the mutilated body of a high profile victim is found floating on the scenic estuary of a tourist town in South Africa, detectives chase their prime suspect, an old Apartheid-era security police operative. Captain Josh Holland is a trainee detective with a background in law, thrown late in life into a major murder investigation under the wing of Colonel Gavin Whitall of the Serious Crimes Unit of the South African Police Service. As the investigation progresses, and the security policeman... more
  • Newton's Cradle

    by Robert Valdin

    He stumbles upon his boss's secret project. Jeopardizing the American way of life, and his own. Los Angeles, summer. Terence Whitfield and his boss Duncan Riley feel the heat in more ways than one. They need to close a deal that could improve the energy industry and save their company. Fortunately, the deal is set. Unfortunately, Terence is blackmailed into infiltrating Riley’s safe, where he finds an intriguing file: Newton’s Cradle. The file describes a revolutionary technol... more

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  • Cosplay Killer

    by Dahlia Donovan
    What happens when an autistic firefighter and his paramedic boyfriend share a thirst for true crime? Osian Garey and Dannel Ortea live together in a colourful flat in Covent Garden. They run a podcast and throw themselves wholeheartedly into Cosplay, video games, and musical theatre. This year, they’re all fired up to attend their annual convention with a group of first responders. When Osian finds a paramedic friend murdered in the middle of the crowded venue, the police immediately turn... more
  • Poisoned Primrose

    by Dahlia Donovan
    Meet Motts and the quirky cast of characters in her world. Poisoned Primrose is a quintessential cosy British mystery and an all-round fun story to throw yourself into. Autistic, asexual, and almost forty, Pineapple “Motts” Mottley flees London with her cat and turtle to a quaint cottage in Cornwall. She craves the peace of life in a small village. The dead body buried in her garden isn’t quite what she had in mind, though. Unable to resist her curiosity, she falls directly into a mess of trou... more
  • Someone to Kiss my Scars

    by Brooke Skipstone
    Hunter needs to remember. Jazz needs to forget. They need each other to heal in this teen thriller of survivor love. Hunter’s past is a mystery to him, erased by a doctor at the direction of his father. But memories of the secret trauma begin to surface when Hunter sees other people’s memories—visions invading his mind with stories of abuse, teen self-mutilation, rape, and forbidden sex. His best friend Jazz has dark and disturbing memories of her own that she hides behind her sass and wit... more
  • Some Laneys Died: A Skipping Sideways Thriller

    by Brooke Skipstone
    Laney’s world collapsed when she caught her dad cheating. He begged her not to tell, but she did. Her family fell apart and regret consumes her, especially when she learns every decision she makes spawns a new universe for the opposite choice. If only she could skip sideways to the Laney who didn’t tell. But her only escape is through her imagination, until a news story blurs the lines between worlds. Two girls were murdered at the same time and same place as her father’s adulterous act. Stra... more
  • BloodLaw

    by Blaise Ramsay
    Former ADA Alastair Maddox pursues Prohibition Chicago’s most dangerous monsters after witnessing the deaths of his parents and grandparents as a boy. When a former colleague in Chicago PD comes to ask Alastair for help, he comes face to face with the mysterious Alexandra DeLane. But something’s off. DeLane is way too calm and her eyes are the color of blood. After she escapes, Alastair goes on the hunt only to find himself the prey of an ambitious and mysterious mob boss who plots to have him m... more
  • The Burden of Darkness

    by Barry Finlay
    The Burden of Darkness is the fourth in The Marcie Kane Thriller Collection. Although part of a series, The Burden of Darkness stands alone. Like the other books in the series, this one tackles a subject of social significance. Marcie Kane's FBI consultant husband, Nathan Harris, is battle weary and suffering from PTSD from previous cases. He eventually seeks counseling with the help of Marcie, but is it too late? He has everything to gain by trying. Owen Strand has nothing to lose. He has bee... more
  • Never So Alone

    by Barry Finlay
    A massive explosion levels a barn near a quiet picturesque town on the Canadian prairies. Nathan Harris, an FBI Special Agent on a joint operation with the RCMP, narrowly escapes while working undercover to find the people behind an illegal drug lab. The blast is no accident. But why? Have the people he's working with discovered his identity? Did someone at the highest level of authority betray him? His investigation points to a similar operation in the U.S., but if he follows the lead, who can... more

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