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  • Scarlet Crosses: The Truth Lies Within

    by J. Beckham Steele
    Judgement and justice turn the heart of New Orleans police detective Albert Harris inside out in Scarlet Crosses, a timely story of family, hidden identities, rejection, bullying—and poetic justice. Layered within the Crescent City's all-night bars, iconic cathedrals, cemeteries, and pastoral lands rising from the Mississippi valley are riveting mysteries of identity and consequences of actions—both innocent and criminal—ripped from today's headlines. For Harris, "just another case" in a long ca... more
  • Mr. Magic

    by Jeff Widmer
    Brinker’s back. Can the advertising world survive? Brinker has lost his magic. The agency’s CEO wants him to ace the competition. His former girlfriend wants him in detox. And as rival advertising executives disappear, an ambitious state trooper wants him in jail. If this keeps up, the PR whiz who turned a serial killer into a national brand may have to vanish himself. Throw in toxic waste, a nude car wash and a gun-toting presidential candidate and the czar of PR will have to spin some... more
  • The Commission Trap

    by Ruth Zanger Barron
    Andy Shock, a life insurance agent, unexpectedly finds himself facing an ethical conflict. Should he sell a large insurance policy to a shady character? He certainly can use the handsome commission to get himself out of a financial bind. So he gets embroiled in an insurance case that is linked to money laundering, which puts his professional future and his freedom at risk, and places him under government investigation. There are threats and bribery from criminals who emerge from unexpected place... more
  • The Apology

    by Eric Haggman

    A corrupt government, a manipulated press, a powerful creative arm, and a terrible secret could decide the fate of a country.

    For Haggman’s protagonists—filmmaker Christian Lindstrom and producer Nachi Tanaka—it’s a desperate race against time to save themselves, a government and even an entire country as it teeters on the brink of destruction.

    Christian Lindstrom has everything going for him including a glamorous career as a jet setting filmmaker. But when he returns to Vietnam t... more

  • A Man With One of Those Faces

    by Caimh McDonnell
    The first time somebody tried to kill him it was an accident. The second time was deliberate. Now Paul Mulchrone finds himself on the run with nobody to turn to except a nurse who has read one-too-many crime novels and a renegade copper with a penchant for violence. Together, they must solve one of the most notorious crimes in Irish history... ...or else they'll be history.
  • Behind The Door

    by A. Gavazzoni
    When Lara dies at the hands of Manhattan lawyer Mark during a sex game at her summer house in the Hamptons, Carl, Mark’s defense attorney, hires Simone, a psychiatrist, professor and author of books on sexual behavior to help him buttress his argument that Lara’s death was accidental. To help his defense, Mark has written a detailed account of his steamy, year-long relationship with Lara. Carl gives the text to Simone for analysis. While evaluating the presumed killer’s writing, Simone continues... more
  • Jacumba Connection

    by David Charlton Taylor
    Taylor's novel is a compelling, adventurous and surprisingly funny story of a middle class couple who lose their life savings and inadvertently find themselves in the the underworld of Mexican immigrant smuggling.Initially Charlie and Denice smuggle their cargo to the U.S. for money alone. However, over time they come to see this is not "cargo" but people they identify with. Their problems, dreams, and stories are important and universal in a way that Charlie and Denice never suspected. This nov... more
  • The Snake (Jake Wood Series Book One)

    by Jonas Saul
    Jake Wood has it all. He’s a homicide detective with the Ontario Provincial Police, his partner is like a brother, and he’s about to marry the girl of his dreams. Jake and his partner are investigating a serial killer who has terrorized southern Ontario for more than a decade. But when Jake assists at a routine accident, everything spirals out of control. He awakes in a hospital – eighteen months later. His job is gone. His fiancée is married and pregnant. His house was sold. His partner h... more
  • Physco Jihad

    by Dexter Marks
    Physco Jihad, is the adventure of an American innocent who blunders into the middle of an Islamist uprising in West Africa. Dizzy Banks, an American contract employee, must survey a local population in rural West Africa, in an area where increasing political instability has thrown strategic American oil rights in the region into question. Banks is only interested in completing the assignment because it will get him a better job back home in Chicago. Aggressively apolitical, Banks is naively unaw... more
  • Caught in the Crotchfire (A Trailer Park Princess Cozy Mystery Book 3)

    by Kim Hunt Harris
    Armed with Salem’s “Smart-Enuff” phone and Viv’s racing model Cadillac (with aggressive acceleration!), these two amateur super-sleuths set out to catch a gang of armed robbers terrorizing G-Ma’s neighborhood... if for no other reason than to stop G-Ma’s panic-stricken calls every time a car drives by. The only problem: they have no leads, no clues, and they accidentally got arrested for “moral crimes.” Will these bandits be the ones who got away? Or will they be Caught in the Crotchfire?
  • Unsightly Bulges (A Trailer Park Princess Cozy Mystery Book 2)

    by Kim Hunt Harris
    Another day, another dead body. It's all in a day of the life of Salem Grimes. Salem Grimes figures even a God who works in mysterious ways wouldn’t resort to a dead body in a dumpster in answer to Salem’s prayers to help her stay on her diet – excuse me – Strat-EAT-Gic plan. But a dead body in a dumpster it is, and now Salem and Viv, her octogenarian partner-in-crime-solving, are on the case once again. Salem finds the search for the killer a satisfactory distraction from all the things she... more
  • The Middle Finger of Fate -- A Trailer Park Princess Cozy Mystery, Book 1

    by Kim Hunt Harris
    Tony Solis has been accused of murder, and Salem Grimes just might be his last, best hope. But Lord have mercy on anyone who has Salem for their last hope, because that girl is a piping hot mess and always has been. Everyone knows that, including Salem. But Salem is trying. She quit drinking, and she even started praying. Maybe if she can help prove Tony's innocence and find the real killer, it would balance out some of the mistakes she's made in her past -- a past that includes betrayed best fr... more
  • The Shooting: A Mike Gage Thriller

    by William G. Davis
    A shooting at an exclusive Florida high school masks an even more insidious plot. When authorities are tight-lipped about the incident’s details, anguished families retain former homicide investigator Mike Gage to find the answers they so desperately seek. Mike knew one of the dead kids, the daughter of a close associate, motivating him even more to discover what happened and why. As Gage digs into the backgrounds of the two shooters and finds that one might have been a victim of childhood abuse... more
  • Betrayal of a Nation (The Alex Sullivan Series Book 1)

    by Robert Joseph Napoli
    In a nation where the terror of 9/11 has almost been forgotten, a private investigator rises from the ashes of a disgraced career with the NYPD and a failed marriage to clash with factions both domestic and foreign. Alex, a brash and proud former Navy Seal must stop a conspiracy that threatens not only New York City, but the entire nation. Who can he trust? As shadows from the highest pinnacles of the government are interwoven into the treachery of deceit, lies and betrayal; Alex must prevail an... more
  • An Invitation to Murder

    by Gerry Stimmler
    Things get personal for Margie in AN INVITATION TO MURDER when her dad is charged with killing an old business partner and all the evidence points to him and him alone. Obviously it's a setup, but who would do that and why? Margie's hell bent on getting involved and finding the real killer; Joe's just as determined to stop her. Not because he doesn't want to find the killer, but he doesn't want Margie to end up a victim herself. As if that's not enough to deal with, who is this Christian gu... more
  • Dropped Dead in Kona

    by Gerry Stimmler
    What happens when a bunch of amateurs try to solve a murder? They could get killed! It’s a cozy…mystery that is. Who says murder can’t be fun?

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