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Mystery/Thriller

  • Identity Crisis

    by vicki lee zell (vlz)
    Identical twins Doreen and Darlene Ward discover early on in their lives they were adopted. Who was the mother who discarded them so easily so many years ago is the key mystery in finding the truth to who murdered Dr. Jameson. The twins come to find themselves in a web of lies, deceit, and murder when Darlene Ward is thrown to the wolves as prime suspect in the murder case. That is until identical twin sister, Doreen, shows up on the scene, throwing the entire proceedings into question. The twin... more
  • Her bite will Kill

    by James Punt
    It was early morning in a New York coffee shop. A well dressed woman was sitting in a corner booth, sipping her morning coffee. The man at the counter orders another coffee in a Russian accent. A stranger walked in and sat down in the booth opposite. She noticed that both men had gang tattoos on their hands. Alarm bells suddenly start ringing, she knows something is not quite right. She calls over the manager, as he pours her another coffee, she slips him a note asking for him to leave straigh... more
  • Grace and Disgrace

    by Kayne Milhomme

    In their college days, three friends created the Sleuthhound Club to solve local mysteries and crimes, but only one of the friends turned that early hobby into a profession. Inspector Tuohay of the Royal Irish Constabulary has seen a lot of action in his line of business, including the infamous crime that shattered his career—the amazing theft of the Templar Diamond. 

    Now six years after the theft in 1902, new evidence surfaces as key players (including Tuohay) receive m... more

  • ROOFS

    by Michael G. West
    ROOFS - A Year-round Place To Die, is the story of a security consultant for a vacationing U.S. Senator who's running for President of the United States. The story is set against the backdrop of islanders – and illegal immigrants -- struggling to find a decent place to live. The island, beautiful as it is, does not present an easy way of life for those who settle and work there. Real estate is expensive, and after all, it is an island, so there is only so much of it. Summer rents are too attrac... more
  • Misfit Blues

    by Michael G. West
    A love-and-crime novella, Misfit Blues is Goodbye Columbus meets The Friends of Eddie Coyle. It’s both an ill-fated love story (she's already engaged, he's not quite in her class) and a crime story set on Martha’s Vineyard in the summer of 1990. Housepainter Tommy Shakespear, a Golden Gloves boxer and Dartmouth B-school dropout, has to locate and persuade a terrified witness to return to Boston from the Vineyard, where she's been in hiding. She’s the only one who can testify to the innocence of ... more
  • BUZZD

    by Michael G. West
    Set in the scenic natural beauty of Martha's Vineyard and BUZZD tells the story of corporate greed, mercenary killing and a new agricultural chemical that endangers the island ecosystem. Afghan war vet and special ops marine, Sam Hill uncovers the truth about the death of an EPA official, swarmed by killer bees. Sam finds a single loose thread and pulls on it until he unravels a national conspiracy that could threaten the entire planet.
  • XOC

    by Michael G. West
    Sam, a young marine returning from service in Afghanistan, is looking for some R&R on Martha’s Vineyard, but instead walks into a storm of protest surrounding the annual monster shark tournament and the mob-infested gambling ring that lurks in the background. As one reviewer commented: "Jaws was a simple, primal conflict: man vs. shark. In Xoc, also set on Martha's Vineyard, Michael West serves up a shark tournament, eco-protesters, a shark gambling ring, corrupt officials, mobsters and, for a... more
  • Dutch Reckoning

    by Michael G. West
    The Beatrice Butler Museum in Boston, Massachusetts houses a world-renowned art collection. Early one morning, thirteen of the museum's finest and most valuable paintings -- by Vermeer, Rembrandt, Degas, Manet and others -- were stolen by thieves masquerading as cops. Until now the high-profile crime has remained unsolved. A reluctant sleuth, Tommy Shakespear leaves his surfboard and his mountain bike behind at the request of an old friend, Jack Butler, and travels from Santa Cruz, California to... more
  • Hodari

    by Rod Johnston
    What can happen if native workers at an African safari lodge believe a client is a god? U.S. Marshal Cain Rippinger has traveled on a ten-day trip to Jumapili Lodge, an eco-hunting-photography paradise located on the eastern edge of Tanzania’s Serengeti. Besides hunting he ends up tackling poachers, endangered rhinos and forbidden jungles. The staff, well heeled in the ways of first-class British hospitality and tradition, admires him. However it isn’t the lion’s claw or the hippo’s jaws that... more
  • The Tipping Point: A Wainwright Mystery

    by Walter Danley
    The Tipping Point: A Wainwright Mystery is a suspense novel set in 1978. Garth Wainwright is one of the ten business partners of CapVest, a successful national real estate investment firm. Wainwright is invited to join one of those partners, Tom Burke, and his wife for a skiing holiday in Aspen. His invitation came from Lacey Kinkaid, Burke’s lawyer and Wainwrights new love interest. The foursome is having a fun February vacation together—until Burke’s mysterious death pushes Wainwright’s button... more
  • The Trifecta: God Will Never Forget This Day

    by H. Eugene
    Myles Julian Larson always felt much different from others, even as a little kid. There was something burning deep within him, a manifestation that was becoming increasingly difficult to control. He always had aspirations to one day, “Save the world.” Little did he know, that one day he might be responsible for ending it. The mystery behind who Myles really is will unlock the Vatican's greatest cover-up. The viability of humanity is foretold in the Lost Gospel, but where is it? Who is The Unoppo... more
  • Sahara

    by Angella Ricot
    When three sisters overhear their father's overwhelming deal to sell them into prostitution, they immediately take fate into their own hands in search of their own destiny. They embark on a powerful and compelling journey that takes root in the exotic realm of the Caribbean island of Labadee, later to spring fully fledged in the glamorous cosmopolitan city of New York. Out of the struggle emerges the valiant and beautiful heroine, Sahara, a sensational gold thief who gets herself entangled in se... more
  • Window of Exposure

    by Roccie Hill
    As a prestigious F-16 fighter pilot, Captain Kate Cardenas grew disillusioned with the endless harassment and sexism by her colleagues in the US Air Force. Now she faces even greater challenges as a secret operative for the Defense Intelligence Agency stationed in the south of France. Her latest mission? The covert rescue of Hank Cullen, CEO of Cullen Industries—a key American military vendor kidnapped by terrorists outside of Paris. He also happens to be the half-brother of special ops comba... more
  • The Trap

    by Robin Lamont
    On a rare vacation out west, animal rights investigator Jude Brannock fulfills a lifelong dream of seeing wolves in the wild. The wonder of the moment is shattered when she learns that a wildlife trapper has been murdered and the main suspect is an ALF member and a man she once loved. Jude’s search for the real killer takes her undercover where she collides with a government agency that is methodically destroying the wildlife she is determined to protect.
  • The Italian Rose

    by Christina Mitchell

    Hidden in a small dark space, Angelina Beretta witnesses a brutal massacre ordered by Don Salvatore, the most powerful man in Brusnengo, Italy. Compelled to avenge the loss of the beloved souls, Angelina steps into the nest of the killer. Unskilled at playing a woman in distress, Angelina must act the part and endear herself to the murderer, to fulfill her plan. Careful with every decision, she manages to hide her knowledge of the bloody betrayal, or so she thinks! Her world becomes more dang... more

  • Goody One Shoe

    by Julie Frayn
    For the superhero in all of us. Goody One Shoe is the tale of Billie Fullalove, 32-year-old virgin and below-the-knee amputee. Unable to avenge her parent’s murders, she fantasizes about revenge for victims of crime. When those fantasies come true, can Billie discover the vigilante’s true identity?

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