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Mystery/Thriller

  • The Queen's Sceptre

    by Robbie Scott
    At nine years old, Joey is way too grown-up for make-believe. But when he agrees to participate one last time in a pretend adventure cooked up by his oddball dad, he stumbles across a mysterious artifact that pits him against an unscrupulous foe... High adventure, epic quest, or love story, this is the tale of Joey (who's in the fourth grade after all and still struggles with reading), his father Ethan-il-Fabuloso (a practitioner of sleight-of-hand who can’t hold a steady job), and best frien... more
  • One Dead Ranger

    by Michael Bourn

    Texas Rangers are hard to kill. Since 1823, the year the Rangers came into existence to quell a spate of Indian raids in the Mexican province of Texas, less than one percent have died in the line of duty — only four since 1935. 
    Add one to that list. 
    But Frank Carter wasn’t shot in the middle of an arrest or a drug bust or a gunfight. He was sitting at his desk when someone put a bullet through him. This is the twenty-first century. Who would dare walk into a ... more

  • Anything for Him

    by LK Chapman

    Vulnerable and alone after the tragic loss of her parents Felicity finds herself in a relationship with volatile and troubled Jay.

    Reluctantly drawn in to a twisted revenge plan against Jay’s former best friend, Felicity soon becomes trapped, and as Jay turns increasingly controlling and abusive she questions everything he has told her about his past and his former girlfriend Sammie. But when she wants to expose the truth she comes up against an even greater threat: Someone o... more

  • Circle of Betrayal

    by Jacqueline Simon Gunn

    She loved him, then hated him, but did she kill him?

    Forensic psychology student Kadee Carlisle never believed in love at first sight. Beautiful and bold, with a flair for neurotic intellectualizing and internal banter, she thought she was destined to spend her life alone. A cynic at heart, her belief: “Romantic love is a delusion.”

    An attractive stranger, a chance encounter… One morning, in line at a coffee shop, she meets tall, handsome, elusive Noah Donovan. ... more

  • Fiona's Rules

    by Terry Bowman
    Joe Calloway has the perfect life; a beautiful, famous girlfriend, a lucrative IT job in banking, a penthouse apartment with a view of Denver and the front range. A call sends Joe scrambling back to his childhood home in the Piedmont Triad, a place he’d sworn never to return. Reality smacks Joe in the face. He’s forced to reexamine the choices he’s made in life and make the ultimate choice. Does he have the wherewithal to save his crumbling southern town? If so, he just might lose everything…
  • Six

    by Roger Rodriguez
    When psychiatrist Duane Johnson reads his wife's diary, he learns the disturbing fact that during a short break-up, just prior to getting married, his wife Zulema had sex with six men. One would think that as a psychiatrist he would be able to manage the emotions involved in learning something like this, but his emotional condition spirals out of control. Things get worse for him when his very sexy and voluptuous sister-in-law Julisa comes into the picture. He reasons that he can create a balanc... more
  • Weaving The Web

    by Emilie J. Howard
    The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and people are dying. Life is not always perfect in the town of Cold Hollow, but with Mayor Myrna Bradbury at the helm, it might be someday. When a batch of newly paroled convicts arrives to take up residence in the town, disappearances of long-time townsfolk begin, gruesome human remains are found, and a government inspection is looming on the horizon. Time is of the essence as Myrna and the new chief of police are thrust into an investigation the li... more
  • The Golden Hag

    by Rod Johnston
    When a U.S. Marshal attempts to rid a national park of dangerous animals, he finds himself despised and unwanted by an autonomous administration that has evolved from traditionally managing the park to operating as a sovereign commune, void of outside influence except by supernatural forces that impose themselves through mind, body and soul.
  • Buoy 13

    by Rod Johnston
    Welcome to The Hamptons. New York City’s playground. A paradise where spirits never die…and some never forget. It started on New Year’s Eve. Then it happened again, and again. Always on holidays. Always unexpected until it became expected. Then feared. Suddenly traffic concerns, vacationing and socializing weren’t as important. Arson, explosions and murder had taken center stage. So had the presence of law enforcement, their checkpoints everywhere. The lobster and fishing industries are bein... more
  • Found Innocent

    by Carolyn Arnold

    She wanted to leave her past behind, but it may have followed her…

    “A gripping thriller with non-stop action throughout. If you love crime dramas, mysteries, and a tough, female cop, this series is not to be missed.” –The Reading Café

    A young woman’s remains are found in a shallow grave, and as Detective Madison Knight and her partner follow the clues, they find a connection between her... more

  • The Complicity Doctrine

    by Matthew Frick
    Three bombs explode in Manhattan. The targets: a church, a synagogue, and a deli. A decade after the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the heart of New York City is once again a target. On the surface, there is no ready explanation for the bomber's objectives, and there is no clue to the terrorist's identity. But it doesn't take long before politicians start making accusations, and public sentiment quickly follows suit. Things change, however, when Casey Shenk, an analyst for the privat... more
  • Open Source

    by Matthew Frick
    Based on actual events, OPEN SOURCE is a geopolitical thriller that follows Casey Shenk, a Savannah, Georgia, vending route driver with an insatiable curiosity, as he uncovers a black-market arms deal-gone-bad and the truth behind a high-level plot to shape world politics. Casey draws his evidence from open sources--by reading beyond the headlines. When his theorizing catches the attention of the wrong people and anonymous threats turn deadly, Casey looks to Susan Williams, an intelligent, but i... more
  • A Matter Of Honor

    by Larry Auerbach
    Set in 1877, in New Mexico Territory, former Union sniper Jonah Berryman is presently working as a bounty hunter who is known for bringing his man in alive, but Jonah is here on personal business and is hunting someone on his own time. He has some unfinished business with a doctor who saved his life but left his cousin to die. He has been looking for this doctor ever since the War ended, but not knowing what the doctor looked like has been a big problem. Now he is here in the town of Willow Spri... more
  • The Trial of Grover Henry Hendershot

    by Evan Richards
    In the 1880's, after sustaining a potentially fatal injury in a mining accident, Grover Hendershot's life is profoundly changed. He now possesses certain supernatural powers, as well as weaknesses and obligations which he must come to terms with as he adjusts to immortality and suffers the eventual loss of his beloved family. Grover is left to scour the earth for another human who possesses a rare quality known as 'the warmth' while devoting his life to public service. Why then, are there so ... more
  • The Spirit of Redd Mountain

    by Larry Auerbach
    On his last hunt on Redd Mountain, Warner Barney-a well-known, world-class hunter-more than met his match. As a result of his arrogance and carelessness, several people were killed in a tragic snowslide. Warner has tried to put his past behind him and set new goals. He heads back to Redd Mountain, supremely confident that he is the only man who can bring down a legendary elk; he quickly ands, however, his task isn't as easy as he had expected. To make matters worse, he is blocked at every turn b... more
  • Truth in Hiding

    by Matthew Frick
    A tremor in the desert. A suicide in prison. Unrelated and on opposite sides of the globe. But when Intelligence Watch Group analyst Casey Shenk travels to Washington, D.C., he discovers a hidden connection to a battle being waged in the clandestine world of spies and assassins. Casey's past and present collide in a deadly race to uncover the truth before millions of people are killed in a nuclear war no one can afford.

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