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Mystery/Thriller

  • Kept: It was the only existence she knew how to live.

    by L. B. Plum

    Kept is L. B. Plum's riveting first suspense novel about love, obsession and, most of all, survival. 

    A woman in love caught up in a whirlwind romance with a man in lust, their life together a flurry of obsession, betrayal and violence shaped by each of their dark upbringings.

    Drawn to the alluring and passionate demeanor of Jason Crosse, Sarah, a personal chef with a tormented past, finds herself in an unexpected yet much desired marriage. Ne... more

  • The Colossus

    by Ranjini Iyer

    When diffident caterer Maxine Rosen reluctantly looks into the circumstances of her father’s alleged suicide, she finds it may be related to an ancient health tablet from India and experimental research conducted in the Nazi era.

    Maxine Rosen, a demure, clumsy Chicago caterer, gets more than she bargains for when she discovers her father’s coded research document linked to health pills unearthed from the ancient Indus Valley civilization. The pills, she learns, carry frighte... more

  • Society for Supper

    by TyCobbsTeeth
    Wide spread drought has gripped the planet and devastated food supplies around the world. Riots have started breaking out as chaos is tearing away at the fabric of society. Ben Donnelly, a former special weapons and tactics officer with the Boston police force, is in the fight of his life, trying to protect his family from the storm of inhumanity. SOCIETY for SUPPER follows the Donnellys in their struggle to survive in the aftermath of the global food shortage and ultimately the collapse of s... more
  • Behind the Walls

    by Elaine Orr

    Finalist for the 2014 Chanticleer Murder and Mayhem Awards.

    There’s something hidden behind the walls of the hurricane damaged house Jolie bought in her New Jersey beach town. Something someone seems willing to kill for. After Jolie and Scoobie find a small sack of jewelry as they do a mold attack on her bungalow, Jolie is pursued by a purse thief and a burglar. But the guy she’s most worried about is the one who left an elderly auctioneer dead on her porch swing. In between... more

  • Invaders from Mars - The adventures of Joaquim and Eduardo

    by Michael Ruman
    Magic wand? Nah, he doesn’t need it. Can fly? Only when kicked real bad in the ass. Special weapons? Yeah! Super-annihilating-fart-smelling-bomb. Magic powers? His mom gave a kit to him, as a birthday present, but he kinda messed up. Special clothes? Only his school uniform. Is part of a superhero league? Well, has his school friends. Fighting what kind of criminals? Martians, of course! They are disguised as humans and are among us. They want to conquer Earth, but he will not allow them. ... more
  • Hellfire & Damnation III

    by Connie Corcoran Wilson

    “Hellfire & Damnation III” is a third tour of the 9 Circles of Hell described in Dante’s “Inferno.” Each of the 9 stories illustrate one of the crimes or seven deadly sins punished at that level of Hell.

    This third installment in the award-winning series has a large number of stories substantially based on true life events---7 out of 9. This adds a sense of authenticity to their engrossing plots. Whether the tale centers on a new species of spider or a craz... more

  • MURDER IN THE HAUNTED HOUSE

    by Carolee Russell
    “Tongue-in-cheek humor adds a bit of lightness to this murder mystery story which isn’t just a story of a wealthy widow in a dysfunctional family who believes a mystic can contact her dead husband through a séance and he, in turn, can help her put order back into her life. The second half of the book provides the information and instructions needed to perform this story in an ad lib play format in the privacy of your home with your friends. There are many characters for a greater number of parti... more
  • Toad in the Hole

    by Paisley Ray
    Rachael O’Brien’s summer starts with a promising trip to England with her eccentric grandmother, Dad’s long-time assistant, and her very good-looking, very gay friend Travis. She thinks that distancing herself from the southern men she’s developed an appetite for, and the trauma she left in the swamp, is the emotional breather she needs. But for Rachael O’Brien, nothing is ever simple. An amethyst oyster brooch with a murky past leads her into trouble far from home. Once Rachael discovers th... more
  • Subversion: A Tayt Waters Mystery

    by J.P. Choquette
    Tayt Waters is a vigilante. A business owner. And a woman on a mission. Helping people who have been failed by the justice system get their just rewards ... one way or another. And then Tayt’s estranged father shows up: the key suspect in a local murder case involving a young woman. How could her father—responsible and upstanding to the point of perfection—be involved? As Tayt races to find answers, she realizes that murder isn’t the only criminal act her father is accused of. And the furthe... more
  • Rise of The Iron Eagle (The Iron Eagle Series Book 1)

    by Roy A. Teel

    Rise of the Iron Eagle, by Roy A. Teel, is a suspenseful crime thriller. Published in May 2014, Rise of the Iron Eagle is the first book in The Iron Eagle Series.

    Synopsis:

    The city of Los Angeles is no stranger to violence. It has both a colorful and grotesque history with it. Sheriff’s Homicide Detective Jim O’Brian and FBI Profiler Special Agent Steve Hoffman are also no strangers to the violence of the sprawling metropolis, but in the past decade something has chan... more

  • Winning Ways - a horse mystery

    by Toni Leland
    Young equine veterinarian, Liz Barnett, has moved her practice from Kentucky to rural California, excited by the chance to partner with an established equine clinic, as well as show her beautiful Arabian horses. She soon finds that she's living in an area by-passed by time and progress, as she butts heads with stubborn old ranchers who want nothing to do with a young female vet. Hunky Arabian horse trainer, Kurt DeVallio, has spent the past ten years struggling with a tragic past and the myst... more
  • The Lady in Blue: A Grunge Gods and Graveyards Mystery

    by Kimberly G. Giarratano
    The Lady in Blue stole a car and fled Ash. Out on Devlin Road she emerged from a crash. She wandered the woods with her head dripping blood. Then drowned in the river in water and mud. All her life criminology student Liz Bloom has heard this rhyme, meant to scare young campers. When she's about to take on her first cold case, Liz learns the eerie song is about her great aunt Lana. Liz isn't big on studying, but she does have one advantage most criminologists don't -- she can speak to the ... more
  • Deadly Heritage: equestrian romantic suspense

    by Toni Leland
    Someone is stalking Quarter Horse breeder Kellie Sutton, and the one person who can protect her is the man whose heart she broke 15 years ago. Horses and land hunger brew into a rip-roaring tale of depravity, deceit, and family tragedy in this romantic suspense equestrian novel. A prize stallion savaged. A beautiful daughter snatched. An ex-husband with a dark side. Will Sheriff Ed Campbell be able to put his broken heart aside and help the woman he never forgot? Equestrians and history b... more
  • Rescue Me: equestrian romantic suspense

    by Toni Leland
    Seattle socialite Julia Dorsey has it all prestige, money, magnificent Morgan horses, and a powerful, brilliant husband. But Julia's life is a nightmare of domestic violence and terror, and only an act of courage can save her. Will the price be too high? When mysterious Heck Dillon enters her life, Julia's fears return. Who is he? Can she trust him? As Dillon offers her quiet strength and protection, Julia begins to believe in hope for a new future, thanks to her discovery of an equine rescue... more
  • Risky Business: a Kovak & Quaid horse mystery (Book 4)

    by Toni Leland
    Ex-cop Kim Kovak is stunned. Peter is back - the former fiancé who abandoned her years ago during her painful recovery from a career-ending injury. Why is he here? What is he after? Garrett Quaid, Kim s part-time investigative partner and now close friend, is wondering the same thing. And then the cases start cropping up. On a photo shoot at a horse show featuring the Black Horsemen of Ohio, Kim observes what might be a racially motivated attack against a young protégé of the group s sponsor... more
  • Balancing Act: A Kovak & Quaid horse mystery (Kovack & Quaid Book 2)

    by Toni Leland
    Author Toni Leland continues the series of Kovak & Quaid in this second book. Kim Kovak is a well-known equine photographer, a profession she adopted after recovering from a shooting accident that maimed her leg, killed her police horse, and forced her retirement from the Columbus Ohio Mounted Police Unit. When a simple magazine assignment in Chicago involves an encounter with a runaway carriage horse, Kim is catapulted into the news, and the owner of a new equestrian attraction begs Kim to f... more

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