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Mystery/Thriller

  • Vector

    by Michael Shusko
    When researcher Jawad Khattib gasps his last breath on the Massachusetts General Hospital floor, the Department of Homeland Security answers—especially after a preliminary autopsy suggests he died of radiation poisoning. What exactly was Khattib working on? And who was he working for? DHS Agent Lee Jansen is rushed to Boston and paired with expert toxicologist Dr. Emma Hess to crack the case. All evidence points to the creation of a dirty bomb, but the clues seem too clean, too obvious. D... more
  • Norton Out Of Time: A Sci Fi Spy Adventure Thriller

    by David Avoura King
    Spies don’t normally just disappear. Norton Blake is one of MI9’s top secret agents. When a fellow secret agent disappears in Rome while investigating a leak of British secrets to an enemy, Norton is sent to investigate. Now Norton is fighting modern-day Nazis to recover those secrets from them, even though they are trying to kill him. And from far away some Nazis with high-tech are also trying to make Norton disappear. You should read this prequel to Hitler Out Of Time today and discover mo... more
  • some like em dead

    by Peter S. Fischer
    After thirteen years, the great chase is over and Joe Bernardi is marrying Bunny Lesher. After a brief weekend honeymoon, it’ll be back to work for them both; Bunny at the Valley News where she has just been named Assistant Editor and Joe publicizing Billy Wilder’s new movie, "Some Like It Hot" about two musicians hiding out from the mob in an all-girl band. It boasts a great script and a stellar cast that includes Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe, so what could go wrong? Plenty and i... more
  • Brain Damage

    by Freida McFadden
    After years of hard work, Dr. Charly McKenna finally has it all. Prosperous career as a dermatologist? Check. Spacious apartment overlooking Central Park? Check. Handsome lawyer husband? Double check. Then one night, a bullet rips through the right side of her skull and she loses everything. As Charly struggles to recover from her brain injury, she begins to realize that the events of that fateful night are trapped in the damaged right side of her brain. Now she must put the jigsaw pieces togeth... more
  • Due Date

    by Lee Isserow
    This week is going to turn Nina's life upside-down. Returning home from work, she discovers her door ajar, signs of a struggle, and her pregnant wife, is missing. The kidnappers call. Issue a ransom, and she gives in to their demands, follows their instructions to the letter. But it becomes increasingly clear that this kidnapping isn't about the money, isn't about her or her partner. It's about the impending due date.
  • Ideal High

    by Valerie Ipson
    IDEAL HIGH follows the journey of high school senior Taryn Young from tragic loss to the beginnings of hope and self-discovery. The story confronts bullying and asks the question, after tragedy will people treat each other better? For Taryn, though, the question is more pointed, can there be life after such a devastating loss? With additional themes such as friendship and betrayal, Ideal High also has at its core a page-turning mystery. What really happened that night at Ritter’s Crossing when a... more
  • The Gail Force

    by Robert Lane
    Jake Travis, while trying to expose a corrupt Miami art gallery, goes undercover for the FBI. The gallery’s owner, Phillip Agatha, is more enchanted with murder than he is with art. Aboard Agatha’s luxury yacht, the Gail Force, Jake is taken by Agatha’s hospitality and falls for his alluring assistant, Christina, whom harbors her own secrets. Unknowingly, Jake plays into Agatha’s hands and initiates actions that will cause an innocent woman to die. As Jake battles to save the woman, unearth a... more
  • Off You Go: A Short Story

    by Boo Walker
    In Charleston, South Carolina, Dewey Moses is a vegetable farmer, a bluegrass musician, and a recovering alcoholic. Since getting booted out of his house and his band, he’s trying to get back on top. Now, he’s a year sober, and selling vegetables at the farmer’s market. But what he knows better than growing heirloom tomatoes is how to get down to the bottom of things. What started out as a favor for a friend is proving to be his most lucrative talent: investigative work. When Faye Callahan, ... more
  • Turn or Burn

    by Boo Walker
    Former soldier Harper Knox is done with battle. He's moved home to his farm in eastern Washington, hoping life among the vines will conquer his PTSD. But when an old friend offers Harper a generous payday if he'll join a security detail in Seattle, Harper finds he's too hungry for the cash--and the danger--to say no. The job: protect a scientist at the controversial Singularity Summit, a conference celebrating artificial intelligence. When things go horribly wrong and two people end up dead,... more
  • Lowcountry Punch

    by Boo Walker
    DEA Agent T.A. Reddick's life is in a downward spiral. Brokenhearted and branded a cop killer after a drug bust gone wrong, he's haunted by the guilt of hard choices made in a hail of gunfire and the pain of a fiancée who left him on Christmas Eve. Desperate to start over, he returns home to Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to shake off tragic memories. But when a movie star's death shines a spotlight on Charleston's underground cocaine trade, T.A. must go undercover to find the main supplier ... more
  • Patriot Son

    by Thomas Walters


    It all started with a nuclear-induced EMP. America's three main power grids go permanently offline. Millions of Americans are dead, killed at the hands of a barbaric foreign invader. Most of the remaining Americans are herded into death camps.

    Gone are the defense groups of the Armed Forces. Only a few fragmented groups remain in the depths of the oceans. Without navigational guidance, many of those were annihilated.

    Cash reserves are gone and politicians are h... more

  • The Docent

    by Tom Kenny

     Did a casual comment from a B-girl working at a seedy bar in Boston’s “Combat Zone” inspire the most notorious art theft in the country’s history?   A decade after the looting, the penchant of a superior court judge for old masterpieces brings the infamous Gardner Museum heist and a billion dollar family court brawl onto the same page.

           A pair of the city’s most prominent lawyers takes on the task of defending an acerbic tycoon accused of fleecing his niece and n... more

  • Bad-Mouthed

    by Susan J. Kroupa
    Who knew chasing a rat in the middle of a Christmas pageant could cause so much trouble? Certainly not Doodle, the obedience-impaired labradoodle who works for "the boss,” Josh Hunter of Hunter Bed Bug Detection, nor Molly, the boss's ten-year-old daughter. But then Doodle is the first to admit he doesn't quite get Christmas. Doodle's antics during the pageant draw the attention of a popular video blogger, who asks to do a feature on his sniffer dog skills. But when the blog airs, pretty much... more
  • Let the Bones Talk

    by Joan Minor

    One Saturday morning, Raleigh Holmes and Lennon Johnson hear plaintive wails coming from nearby woods while they're on a fishing trip. Raleigh discounts the sounds; Lennon is worried that a baby is crying. Lennon sneaks off and searches, but instead of finding an abandoned baby he discovers skulls and mounds of bones in a secret, hidden graveyard deep in the woods. Raleigh joins Lennon in his quest to help an innocent; and the teens soon discover there is no baby in the woods -- the heartbrea... more

  • The King Catcher

    by Jesse Byrd
    2016 Award-Winner: Paris & Los Angeles Book Festival King Cather is the story of a refugee King penguin coming to maturity during a South African power struggle.
  • The Missing Target

    by Keith L White
    Ever since his wife disappeared four years ago, private investigator Michael Talent seems to care a lot less about his future, let alone his own personal safety. That attitude is put to the test when the detective takes on a missing person's case centering on David Clayton, a bestselling author with a questionable reputation. The investigation becomes more complicated when Peter Metternick, a formidable espionage agent, delivers a cryptic warning that trouble is on the horizon. Soon after his... more

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