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by B.E. MaahsWhen Emma Everett arrives in Breezy Bay on Vancouver Island, all she wants to do is forget about Hunter, the man who broke her heart, and start a new life helping her sister Amanda launch her bed and breakfast. Emma finds the best way to escape the pain of her past relationship is by hunting truffles with Amanda’s faithful German Shepherds, King and Flare. One day, while Emma is out searching for the delicate fungi on the local trail, King unearths not the hoped-for truffles but a body. When ... more
by Magda Alexander
Amateur sleuth Kitty Worthington once more jumps into the fray to catch the wily murderer of a high-ranking member of the nobility. Can she catch the killer before her sister's beloved pays the ultimate price?
London. 1923. Much to her consternation, Kitty Worthington's debut season is a resounding success, prompting marriage proposals from lords, rogues, scoundrels, and ne'er do wells. Even as she dodges them, a new intrigue arises, and at ... more
by HS BurneyA body washes up on the shores of Lake Templeton, a small town on the coast of Vancouver Island. Sharon Reese, the victim, was a dedicated government employee. Everyone liked her, but no one knew much about her. Was she hiding something? Maybe a questionable past riddled with scandal. And did it lead to her plunge to death, in a drunken stupor, off the dock outside her secluded lakefront lodge? Was it an accident? A suicide? Or cold-blooded murder? Private Investigator, Fati Rizvi, is determi... more
by Megan StocktonSmall town detectives investigate a string of puzzling local murders, and tensions rise as fatal mistakes inadvertently direct the killer's focus onto them.
Devil's Ledger: A Female Sleuth Financial Thriller with International Espionage (A Louise Moscow Novel Book 3)by Lorraine EvanoffComing off the award-winning success of her first two Louise Moscow novels FOLIAGE and PINOT NOIR, author Lorraine Evanoff re-imagines her feisty sleuth in DEVIL’S LEDGER. Ten years after her last major ‘banker’s grave’ case, and now officially recruited to the CIA’s financial crimes division, Louise Moscow is ready to shed her cover as a restaurateur and lavender farmer in Burgundy, France, and get back into the game. This time, she returns to uncover devastating corruption behind the wo... more
by David AckleyA stagnant case suddenly comes back to life when Robert Armlin’s cell phone shows up on the body of a Portland vagrant. Armlin, the missing Oregon Sentinel opinion page editor who was presumed to have met a bad end, becomes once again one of detective Galen Young’s primary assignments. The appearance of a ransom note only serves to increase the Portland Police Bureau’s suspicions that Armlin may still be alive but in danger. At the same time, Galen becomes enmeshed in complications arising fr... more
by Brent SpencerWhen a disgraced Army intelligence agent tries to prove her innocence, she exposes a dark conspiracy that will do anything and kill anyone to protect itself. Hella Duran was “a good piece of gear,” according to her CO. But then she was blamed for a bad drone strike that killed innocent people and almost killed her. Now, rejected by the Army, by her family, and by her hometown, she realizes the only way to win her life back is to find out what really happened that day. But her investigat... more
by Libby Fischer HellmannWith little work during the Covid pandemic, Chicago PI Georgia Davis agrees to help the best friend of fellow sleuth, Ellie Foreman. Susan Siler’s aunt died suddenly after her Covid booster, and Susan’s distraught mother wants the death investigated. However, Georgia’s investigation is interrupted by a family trip to Nauvoo, Illinois, the one-time Mormon heartland. It’s there that her life unexpectedly intersects with the runaway spouse of a Mormon Fundamentalist. Back in Evanston, after Georgia... more
by Jos CraneIn the world of Necat, strangers are warped into a white room an instant before they die. This room prepares them for a world not too dissimilar from their own, with one key difference: there is no one except this group of people and a demon. In this world, they fight for their lives to earn points and return to their natural world after the demon is defeated as if nothing ever happened. The cycle continues until they have accumulated enough points to break it. NECAT follows the stories of ma... more
by Gerald Everett JonesThird in the multiple-award-winning Evan Wycliff Mystery series Guest preacher and part-time investigator Evan Wycliff reluctantly takes on the role of full-time minister and walks straight into more responsibility and trouble than he can handle. Evan attends to near-death experience, late-stage dementia, long-term coma, and consequences of the pandemic. His old nemesis investment banker Stuart Shackleton is back — and claims to be converted! Shackleton’s money sustains a critical-care me... more
by Roland MirandaIn the chaotic days following the stock market crash people everywhere scrambled to make a living, but behind the Steak Out life went on as usual for King and his boys. The Maestro hustled his opera talks, Manny the mouse ran errands and Charlie and Bill snatched a purse here and there. Life was good. Then Snorky made King a present and everything went to hell in a hurry, ‘Moulks were smashing bums and trashing squats and making the streets unsafe for man or beast. If the old Chinese gent had... more
by James ChestertonAfter being accused of stealing 6 million dollars from his employer, global financial powerhouse CFK, then suspended by SEC attorney Frank Favara, Julian Maslow pilots his friend and Wall Street executive Gary Becker in a single-prop aircraft to a client meeting on Hilton Head. Now, a day later, he’s sitting in the Beaufort Country drunk-tank, sober as a judge, trying to figure out when and how his slide down the pyramid to this place started. In Manhattan, Favara is working hard to put Julia... more
by Aditya BanerjeeIn January 1983, Old Delhi is rocked by communal riots, and there are many victims. One death stands out and seems different from the others. The police and some journalists start investigating what happened during the riots and in their aftermath. When a police officer in Old Delhi starts digging, he uncovers secrets that one of their own may be involved. The officer, Shankar Sen, must tread carefully as he is out of favor with his superiors. The story also attracts the attention of journali... more
by Aditya BanerjeeIn 1978, a horrific murder takes place in the small idyllic town of Callipur, India. The murder and a string of robberies has the town on edge. The mystery baffles the police department and the young officer who is desperately searching for the truth. In Shankar Sen’s first case, each turn and clue seem to lead to a dead end. The young man who is killed is well liked and has no enemies. Is it a robbery gone wrong? Or is there something sinister going on that someone is trying to hide? As the you... more
by Aditya BanerjeeA box goes missing in the state archives, and no one is entirely sure of its contents. The police aren’t interested in investigating the case. A young journalist looking into its disappearance is struggling to recover from his last article, which caused a scandal at his newspaper. He is paired up with a senior journalist who is not well liked in the organization. As they start investigating the disappearance of the box, they quickly realize that it is connected to other incidents—one with deadly... more
by Danielle SpaarLogan Scott is the best "Finder" there is! And he is going to need every bit of his talent for the next case, the secret task force he works for assigns him with. Along with his newly appointed partner Emily, he is commissioned with finding his grandfather. But that is not all! Logan is introduced to the effects of Alzheimer's when his PJ goes missing. After being found, Logan and his family find out they are going to need to make an important decision that will impact Logan forever.