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Mystery/Thriller

  • A Perilous Question

    by Barry Finlay
    Marcie Kane, a strong and independent divorced woman, is on vacation in Tanzania, when her enjoyment is shattered: while visiting a dormitory she helped fund, a teenage girl asks her a perilous question – “When are you taking me to America?” Harmless as it may seem, Marcie realizes that, posed to the wrong person, this question could spell disaster for the girl and her friend. Her fears prove to be well founded. As Kane discovers, the girls are victims of an international human trafficking ri... more
  • The Vanishing Wife

    by Barry Finlay
    Mild-mannered accountant Mason Seaforth is forced into a life he could never have imagined after his wife Sami disappears the night of their 20th wedding anniversary. He and Sami's quirky friend, Marcie Kane, follow a trail from Florida to Ottawa, Canada. A wrong decision along the way could spell disaster.
  • Someone Else's Life

    by Kevin J Simington

    What if you weren't who you thought you were? A mysterious case of identity switching turns deadly when struggling private investigator, John Targett, gets involved. As the plot deepens and more layers are uncovered, John must fight for his life against a well-organised crime gang who will do anything to remain undetected. As he is drawn deeper into the rabbit hole of subterfuge, he will need to risk everything in order to protect his daughter and remain alive himself.

  • A Darker Shade of Greed

    by Steve Leshin
    Hard drinking private eye Joshua Oates is neck deep in a deadly mystery with a crooked politician, a sadistic crime boss, big time gambling and baseball's biggest attraction, Babe Ruth, at the start of the Roaring Twenties. With an all star cast of 1920 celebrities like Damon Runyon, Bat Masterson and the Bambino himself, Oates, with help from female police detective Angela Lang, must find a missing tailor in New York City before the mob finds him first.
  • The Box in The Cuts

    by Debra Castaneda
    Samantha Reyes is a high school senior and the co-editor of her school’s newspaper, The Clarion. When blonde teenage girls start to turn up incinerated in their homes, Samantha launches her own investigation. But Samantha’s questions are inconvenient for the police, infuriating for her school principal, and soon cast the entire future of The Clarion in doubt. On top of that, Samantha’s blonde, seventeen-year-old best friend Destiny is starting to behave strangely. Battling to keep The Clar... more
  • Corrupted Humours, a Novel

    by Donald Friedman
    Corrupted Humours, a literary mystery told in two braided narratives, opens with the unexplained explosion of Albert Snaedeker, a psychiatrist, on the operating table during routine surgery. His cousin, an oil heir and publisher of Angle magazine, pressured by Snaedeker’s sister, assigns his reporter and sometime novelist, Owen Berk, to investigate. Berk not only pursues the whodunnit, howdunnit questions but, intrigued by the bizarre death and the people surrounding it, turns them into chara... more
  • Queen’s Gambit

    by Bradley Harper
    Spring, 1897. London. Margaret Harkness, now in her early forties, must leave England for her health but lacks the funds. A letter arrives from Professor Joseph Bell, her old comrade in the hunt for Jack the Ripper and the real-life inspiration for Sherlock Homes. Bell invites her to join him in Germany on a mysterious mission for the German government involving the loss of state secrets to Anarchists. The resolution of this commission leads to her being stalked through the streets of London by ... more
  • ABADDON

    by Rovshan Abdullaoglu

       Having overflown after the long Irish rains, the river brought to shore the body of a young woman, unrecognizably disfigured by torture. This was the sixth of murders that had broken the peace of a small port town, from which the Titanic had last departed. The criminal’s game was subtle: he skillfully selected beautiful women who resembled each other, and then killed one every month, subjecting them to most terrible torture. The killer left his signature on the bodies of al... more

  • The Man In The Chair

    by Mason Latimer
    For Dak Wilson, one moment changed his life. When a devastating accident leaves his father dead and Dak paralyzed from the waist down, he becomes a recluse and a shell of his former self. Only his close friend Peyton stays by his side, a beacon of positivity no matter how defeated Dak feels. But when Peyton mysteriously disappears, followed by an explosion that rips through his office, Dak soon finds himself thrown headlong into a hidden world of shady government agencies. Recruited into ... more
  • Venganza: The Fuentes Legacy

    by Greta Cribbs

    "No Fuentes can leave the family."

    For centuries the Fuentes family has harbored dark secrets. Secrets involving magic and a sinister legacy which they are willing to kill to protect.

    Leo Fuentes was the first to try and break free. Now his only concern is that his father, Renato, not discover the location of Leo's son Damian. But Renato has ways of finding people, and Damian is the one who will ultimately pay the price for Leo's desertion of the family.

    Th... more

  • In Twilight's Hush

    by Laurie Stevens
    Detective Gabriel McRay investigates a cold case from 1988 involving a missing teenager named Nancy Lewicki. Evidence is sparse and Gabriel has no leads. Much to his dismay, a celebrity psychic, Carmen Jenette, hypes the unsolved case on her television show. Gabriel warns Carmen not to interfere. Meanwhile, strange dreams of water and corpses haunt Gabriel's sleep. They unnerve him as he plans his wedding to LA County Medical Examiner, Dr. Ming Li. When the psychic's life is threatened, Gabriel ... more
  • A Dragonfly's Wing

    by Jeremy Bradley-Silverio Donato
    Poverty. Politics. Betrayal. The new novel that readers are saying "can't be put down" and "deserves the hype". What happens when you mix Britain’s new prime minister and her secret past; a writer whose new book seems all too real; his former roommate, now a French cultural attaché; and a young homeless man who needs to escape from his mother and her abusive boyfriend? Prepare for intrigue as all of their paths converge. Set in London, Paris, and Vienna, this is the new novel by the autho... more
  • The Art of Dying: A Ray Hanley Crime Thriller

    by Derik Cavignano
    When the bizarre death of a mob foot soldier sparks an escalating war between Boston's Irish and Italian mafia, Detective Ray Hanley's relentless search for the truth uncovers evidence of a serial killer obsessed with the art of human suffering. As the body count rises, Detective Hanley must navigate a minefield of crime families, dirty politicians, and crooked cops, while matching wits with a deranged serial killer. But temptation, betrayal, and death threaten to derail the investigation... and... more
  • Mountain Heat

    by Natrelle Long
    When Charley discovers that her ex-husband has been brutally murdered in the remote mountains of New Mexico, she is determined to learn who and what is responsible. Her investigation leads her to Las Cruces and Hatch where she meets Hispanics, Native Americans, a homeless man who is much more than he appears to be, corrupt police, another ex-wife, and the source of all problems. As always, Charley is calm under pressure and murderous when necessary.
  • The Grand Attraction

    by Enoch Enns
    Man's greatest attraction is oft his greatest illusion. In an era of economic reset and uncertainty, the promise of a new start is luring to all who hear of the metropolis city-mall deemed by many as New Babylon or the Grand Mall. Join Carls Locke and his family as they come to experience it for themselves--and the hard truths that lie within man's misled intentions. Horrors await, as well as hope, for all who fall to its clutches.
  • Pippa Parvin and the Mystery of the Ruined Corridor

    by D.Z. Mah

    Can you solve the mystery?

    You're an orphan (well, maybe not in real life, but in these books you are) and you've gone to live with your Aunt Vivian and cousin Pippa out in the country. Their house is in a small village surrounded by lush forest and the two of them welcome you with open arms.

    But you have a secret that you've never told anyone. There's something about Pippa, though. She seems to know your secret already.

    When someone ruins the main corridor o... more

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