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Mystery/Thriller

  • A Kaleidoscope of Masquerades

    by Deborah DR Kralich
    Climatic events at a 1983 masquerade ball are merely the beginning of a kaleidoscope of confusion and anarchy that threatens life and liberty of a society facing change and choices that will reverberate into the future known as now. More than 30 years ago, to be a Lady in Disguise meant prestige, money and fun! Ladies travel the world as volunteers for charitable humanitarian relief work. Mysterious costumed Ladies in hooded cloaks roam the streets in a suburbia marketing blitz for hair care pro... more
  • The Ruler of the Toys

    by Deborah DR Kralich
    1983 spin says the days of racial hatred are over. Yet prejudice leads to murder in a mystery which reaches back a century, finding the age old motives devaluing lives of some, while enhancing others are the same as ever. Innocents are the victims when sin becomes legal. The world is changing in the 1980s and the new generation is having to cope with the legacy of the old. Elites would like to forget the social ills of the past and proclaim the new social order has arrived. But the boast is prem... more
  • An Innovative Murder for the Season: A Lt. Sinclair Plate Mystery in Sand Waves

    by Deborah DR Kralich

    Houston residents don’t expect a white Christmas but hope for a dry one. It is 1982, hot, humid, and floodwaters have trapped people in dangerous situations. At a small specialty store in a high income community, a dozen or so people are stranded, apparently strangers caught at random. But murder reveals the only stranger is a detective whose presence is hardly coincidental. This is a mystery in the tradition of Agatha Christie featuring the descendant of a famous 1900s Texas lawman. Th... more

  • Reflections in the Mist

    by Curtis Krusie
    Architect Grey Cavanaugh and his girlfriend, interior designer Misty Sommer, have put their hearts and souls into production of the Star Silo, a contemporary skyscraper sure to change the St. Louis skyline for generations to come. But when a mysterious death sends the FBI to their doorstep, it becomes clear that there is more to this project than they know. What’s also clear is that Grey’s own family has some deep, dark secrets. Before they know what’s happening, Grey and Misty are on the run—no... more
  • Scablands

    by E J Averett
  • The Convenient Cadaver (Grandma Bertha Solving Murders Book 1)

    by Matt Ferraz
    When Grandma Bertha moved to her son’s place, she brought along three dogs, several cases of beer and many, many horror film DVDs. While her daughter-in-law insists on the idea of sending Grandma Bertha to a retirement home, a dead girl appears near the house, shot three times in the back. Many years ago, Grandma Bertha let a murderer escape for not trusting in her own detective abilities. Now, armed with her wit and wisdom, she decides to solve that crime before the police. Could this crazy dog... more
  • The Last Train

    by Michael Pronko
    THE LAST TRAIN is the debut Tokyo-based thriller by multi-award-winning author Michael Pronko. In the novel, Detective Hiroshi Shimizu is an investigator of white collar crime in Tokyo. He’s lost his girlfriend and still dreams of his time studying in America, but with a stable job, his own office and a half-empty apartment, he’s settled in. When an American businessman turns up dead, his mentor Takamatsu calls him out to the site of a grisly murder in a train station. A glimpse from a secur... more
  • The Owner: Albert Pabek Thriller (Volume 1)

    by Shane Simpson
    Big business killed Albert's father in a bloody workplace incident. Ten years later, the Great Recession economically displaced his livelihood when he was fired from Metal Presses Incorporated. When nothing is left and you've reached your limit for abuse, it's time to release the inner vigilante.
  • Lightning: The Book of Luke and Gina (Day Zero) (Volume 3)

    by BJ Hyman
    Lightning Luke lived past Day Zero, the day he was appointed to die. As a result, he faded from the world in such a way that he may as well be a ghost. Even to his wife, Gina. Until… Fate lands Gina right in the crosshairs of the Angel of Death and her own Day Zero. Death is a formidable foe. Especially when he has helpers. A killing crew has been hired to take Gina out for being a witness – showing up in the wrong place at the wrong time. Suddenly, Gina can see Luke again af... more
  • Captive: The Story of Reuben in the Hole (Day Zero) (Volume 2)

    by BJ Hyman
    Reuben has been cast into a sinkhole for the terrible things he did. Which would be bad enough, but he's also Immortal and the ones who put him there have no intention of letting him out. Ever. They may not even try to take care of him while he's down there. And why should they? He wouldn't. He would toss them and leave... except to maybe return for a bit of torture. Oh, yes. That's why they imprisoned him. Those naughty, yet delightful, things that he loves to do. The one positive: ... more
  • Day Zero: The Book of Patrick (Volume 1)

    by BJ Hyman
    Living past the day you are destined to die has consequences. "It is appointed once for man to die, then the judgement." Hebrews 9:27 Patrick began his day like any other. But this was not just any other day. This was the day he was supposed to die. And Death is very persistent. There is no rescheduling. There is no cancellation policy. If he can live through this one day, it's just the beginning. He finds a world of people who have slipped into the gap between life and death, walking... more
  • Maryquest

    by Norm Minor
    American journalist Mary travels to Algeria to investigate the brutal death of her college roommate, also a journalist and colleague. Once there, she builds a family around her in a country unwelcoming of reporters to the point of criminal violence. When her plane explodes after leaving Algeria, it perhaps shouldn't come as a surprise. The death of her twin sister throws Janet's life in the United States into upheaval as she prepares her own trip to Algeria to find answers. She's met with sus... more
  • Remember, Remember: a Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mystery (The Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mysteries) (Volume 3)

    by Anna Elliott
    A lovely American actress awakens in London on a cold morning in 1897 - lying face down on the concrete pavement outside the British Museum. She has no memories. She does not even know who she is, although she has a vague recollection of the name Sherlock Holmes. What she believes is that she has may have just killed someone, and that someone is definitely trying to kill her. As she searches for clues to her true identity, she will learn that she is not the only target. Unless she can defeat her... more
  • Games of Mind

    by Dennis Quiles
    When former naval intelligence officer Jack Steele opens a letter from his aunt, he makes an immediate decision to head to Nome, Alaska. Although he hasn?t seen Marie in twenty years, he?s concerned when she tells him her husband, Uncle Jimmy, is in trouble. From the moment Jack picks up that envelope, he knows he?s about to enter a situation better left alone. But loyalty to family is stronger than a gut feeling. Jack, a private investigator with Connor, Steele & Harrison Private Investi... more
  • The Last Valentine (Labyrinth of Love Letters)

    by Felix Alexander

    The fate of two best friends and the secret love between them is known only to a mysterious figure who offers to aid one in hiding the truth from the other...lest their lives and love meet a tragic end.

    When Olivia Villalobos finds a bloodstained love letter she endeavors to deliver it before Chief Inspector Sedeño finds it in her possession.

    A city along the southern coast of Puerto Rico emerges in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War. Olivia, daughter of a drunkard p... more

  • Facade

    by Susan Cory
    Smart and gutsy architect, Iris Reid, is plunged into the dark world surrounding a missing Cambridge schoolgirl. One of the girl's last visits was to Xander DeWitt, Harvard's handsome guest starchitect, who denies that they ever met. Only Iris can provide an alibi that will allow DeWitt to keep his perfect life, but can she actually vouch for his innocence? KIRKUS says: "Cory gleefully breezes through subplots and twists with a resourceful protagonist at the helm...Supporting characters ar... more

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