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Mystery/Thriller

  • Poisoned Primrose

    by Dahlia Donovan
    Meet Motts and the quirky cast of characters in her world. Poisoned Primrose is a quintessential cosy British mystery and an all-round fun story to throw yourself into. Autistic, asexual, and almost forty, Pineapple “Motts” Mottley flees London with her cat and turtle to a quaint cottage in Cornwall. She craves the peace of life in a small village. The dead body buried in her garden isn’t quite what she had in mind, though. Unable to resist her curiosity, she falls directly into a mess of trou... more
  • Someone to Kiss my Scars

    by Brooke Skipstone
    Hunter needs to remember. Jazz needs to forget. They need each other to heal in this teen thriller of survivor love. Hunter’s past is a mystery to him, erased by a doctor at the direction of his father. But memories of the secret trauma begin to surface when Hunter sees other people’s memories—visions invading his mind with stories of abuse, teen self-mutilation, rape, and forbidden sex. His best friend Jazz has dark and disturbing memories of her own that she hides behind her sass and wit... more
  • Some Laneys Died: A Skipping Sideways Thriller

    by Brooke Skipstone
    Laney’s world collapsed when she caught her dad cheating. He begged her not to tell, but she did. Her family fell apart and regret consumes her, especially when she learns every decision she makes spawns a new universe for the opposite choice. If only she could skip sideways to the Laney who didn’t tell. But her only escape is through her imagination, until a news story blurs the lines between worlds. Two girls were murdered at the same time and same place as her father’s adulterous act. Stra... more
  • BloodLaw

    by Blaise Ramsay
    Former ADA Alastair Maddox pursues Prohibition Chicago’s most dangerous monsters after witnessing the deaths of his parents and grandparents as a boy. When a former colleague in Chicago PD comes to ask Alastair for help, he comes face to face with the mysterious Alexandra DeLane. But something’s off. DeLane is way too calm and her eyes are the color of blood. After she escapes, Alastair goes on the hunt only to find himself the prey of an ambitious and mysterious mob boss who plots to have him m... more
  • The Burden of Darkness

    by Barry Finlay
    The Burden of Darkness is the fourth in The Marcie Kane Thriller Collection. Although part of a series, The Burden of Darkness stands alone. Like the other books in the series, this one tackles a subject of social significance. Marcie Kane's FBI consultant husband, Nathan Harris, is battle weary and suffering from PTSD from previous cases. He eventually seeks counseling with the help of Marcie, but is it too late? He has everything to gain by trying. Owen Strand has nothing to lose. He has bee... more
  • Never So Alone

    by Barry Finlay
    A massive explosion levels a barn near a quiet picturesque town on the Canadian prairies. Nathan Harris, an FBI Special Agent on a joint operation with the RCMP, narrowly escapes while working undercover to find the people behind an illegal drug lab. The blast is no accident. But why? Have the people he's working with discovered his identity? Did someone at the highest level of authority betray him? His investigation points to a similar operation in the U.S., but if he follows the lead, who can... more
  • A Perilous Question

    by Barry Finlay
    Marcie Kane, a strong and independent divorced woman, is on vacation in Tanzania, when her enjoyment is shattered: while visiting a dormitory she helped fund, a teenage girl asks her a perilous question – “When are you taking me to America?” Harmless as it may seem, Marcie realizes that, posed to the wrong person, this question could spell disaster for the girl and her friend. Her fears prove to be well founded. As Kane discovers, the girls are victims of an international human trafficking ri... more
  • The Vanishing Wife

    by Barry Finlay
    Mild-mannered accountant Mason Seaforth is forced into a life he could never have imagined after his wife Sami disappears the night of their 20th wedding anniversary. He and Sami's quirky friend, Marcie Kane, follow a trail from Florida to Ottawa, Canada. A wrong decision along the way could spell disaster.
  • Someone Else's Life

    by Kevin J Simington

    What if you weren't who you thought you were? A mysterious case of identity switching turns deadly when struggling private investigator, John Targett, gets involved. As the plot deepens and more layers are uncovered, John must fight for his life against a well-organised crime gang who will do anything to remain undetected. As he is drawn deeper into the rabbit hole of subterfuge, he will need to risk everything in order to protect his daughter and remain alive himself.

  • A Darker Shade of Greed

    by Steve Leshin
    Hard drinking private eye Joshua Oates is neck deep in a deadly mystery with a crooked politician, a sadistic crime boss, big time gambling and baseball's biggest attraction, Babe Ruth, at the start of the Roaring Twenties. With an all star cast of 1920 celebrities like Damon Runyon, Bat Masterson and the Bambino himself, Oates, with help from female police detective Angela Lang, must find a missing tailor in New York City before the mob finds him first.
  • The Box in The Cuts

    by Debra Castaneda
    Samantha Reyes is a high school senior and the co-editor of her school’s newspaper, The Clarion. When blonde teenage girls start to turn up incinerated in their homes, Samantha launches her own investigation. But Samantha’s questions are inconvenient for the police, infuriating for her school principal, and soon cast the entire future of The Clarion in doubt. On top of that, Samantha’s blonde, seventeen-year-old best friend Destiny is starting to behave strangely. Battling to keep The Clar... more
  • Corrupted Humours, a Novel

    by Donald Friedman
    Corrupted Humours, a literary mystery told in two braided narratives, opens with the unexplained explosion of Albert Snaedeker, a psychiatrist, on the operating table during routine surgery. His cousin, an oil heir and publisher of Angle magazine, pressured by Snaedeker’s sister, assigns his reporter and sometime novelist, Owen Berk, to investigate. Berk not only pursues the whodunnit, howdunnit questions but, intrigued by the bizarre death and the people surrounding it, turns them into chara... more
  • Queen’s Gambit

    by Bradley Harper
    Spring, 1897. London. Margaret Harkness, now in her early forties, must leave England for her health but lacks the funds. A letter arrives from Professor Joseph Bell, her old comrade in the hunt for Jack the Ripper and the real-life inspiration for Sherlock Homes. Bell invites her to join him in Germany on a mysterious mission for the German government involving the loss of state secrets to Anarchists. The resolution of this commission leads to her being stalked through the streets of London by ... more
  • ABADDON

    by Rovshan Abdullaoglu

       Having overflown after the long Irish rains, the river brought to shore the body of a young woman, unrecognizably disfigured by torture. This was the sixth of murders that had broken the peace of a small port town, from which the Titanic had last departed. The criminal’s game was subtle: he skillfully selected beautiful women who resembled each other, and then killed one every month, subjecting them to most terrible torture. The killer left his signature on the bodies of al... more

  • The Man In The Chair

    by Mason Latimer
    For Dak Wilson, one moment changed his life. When a devastating accident leaves his father dead and Dak paralyzed from the waist down, he becomes a recluse and a shell of his former self. Only his close friend Peyton stays by his side, a beacon of positivity no matter how defeated Dak feels. But when Peyton mysteriously disappears, followed by an explosion that rips through his office, Dak soon finds himself thrown headlong into a hidden world of shady government agencies. Recruited into ... more
  • Venganza: The Fuentes Legacy

    by Greta Cribbs

    "No Fuentes can leave the family."

    For centuries the Fuentes family has harbored dark secrets. Secrets involving magic and a sinister legacy which they are willing to kill to protect.

    Leo Fuentes was the first to try and break free. Now his only concern is that his father, Renato, not discover the location of Leo's son Damian. But Renato has ways of finding people, and Damian is the one who will ultimately pay the price for Leo's desertion of the family.

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