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Mystery/Thriller

  • Proverb: A Story of the Second Civil War

    by Brian McCracken
    Samir Nashwari is a high school student living in Wilmington, North Carolina in the summer of 2025. Olivia "Olly" Vasquez is helping her mother raise her two younger brothers in a parched Las Vegas, Nevada. Both of their lives are overturned by dramatic political upheaval in the United States, what becomes a new civil war. Five years later, Samir and Olly are both leaders of Special Operations military units. Samir fights for the Republicans as a Mako, a Navy SEAL-like amphibious commando. Olly ... more
  • Gray Shadows Under a Harvest Moon: Six Trick-or-Treat Thrillers

    by Roma Gray
    How often have you read a short story and wished you could see what happened after the big ending? In this book, the ending is just the beginning as each short story represents a chapter in an upcoming Roma Gray novel or novel series. Suitable for ages 12 and older. The path into darkness begins here... How often have you read a short story and wished you could see what happened after the big ending? In this book, the ending is just the beginning as each short story represents a chapter in ... more
  • The Judas Dilemma

    by Robert Heath
    Rian Coulter, a female attorney in a Florida Gulf Coast Public Defender's Office, learns that a client that she represented at her former Alabama law firm is responsible for a series of murders in Alabama and along the Florida Panhandle. Police investigators suspect that she knows the killer's identity, but Rian is torn between her legal obligation to her client and her desire to prevent other murders. Despite mounting pressure to reveal the killer, Rian holds to her principles, even when the cl... more
  • Renaissance

    by Timothy Freriks

    In this political thriller, Robert Curry is unexpectedly put in a position to save the world from imminent nuclear destruction. Given the task of returning to the past and rewriting history, he must first gain enough financial and political power to be able to prevent the series of accidents and manipulations that led to the apocalypse. But he isn’t the only power trying to affect the outcome. In an epic battle, competing energies of cosmic strengths collide in a complex and electrifyin... more

  • Vicious Circle

    by Stefan Sofronijevic

    If you didn't think about morals, what would you really want to do in your life? The story begins in 1921. It all started when Dmitri drowned his newborn grandson. And even though very disturbed by this morbid act, the main character, Igor Petrovich, stays at Dmitri's residence, loving his spoiled but intelligent and attractive daughter. In the end, everything falls apart, Igor begins to gamble, drink, he starts visiting whorehouses and rolling in self-destruction, but, of course, the... more

  • The Hamlet Case

    by arthur asa berger

    A beserk professor of literature at the University of California at Berkeley murders the editorial committee of a journal he edits on Shakespeare, but not before each professor on the editorial committee offers an interpretation of Hamlet.

  • Inside Out

    by Jack Kearney
    As an actor, Danny Belson has played many criminal types, but as the prisoner transport bus pulls out of the LA county jail, the realization of his conviction overwhelms him. The irony is that only six months ago he taught an acting workshop at the same institution he is now going to be incarcerated in. Danny had been chosen to take part in California's answer to New Jersey's highly acclaimed “Scared Straight” by actually working with the inmates of the Medium Security Federal Prison in Lompoc. ... more
  • Thirty-Nine Sixty

    by T.P. Johnson
    “An angry husband and father. His missing family.” “Mysterious strangers obstruct his path.” With three days until Christmas, Aedan O’Beirne is in his typical foul mood, which worsens after he learns Ciara, his wife, is pregnant with their second child. He hates Christmas. He does not want children. He loves Connor, their young son, but for Aedan one child is more than he ever wanted. For him, it seems a return to high energy life in Chicago’s Loop slips farther away ... more
  • Thirty-Nine Sixty

    by T.P. Johnson
    "An angry husband and father. His missing family." "Mysterious strangers obstruct his path." With three days until Christmas, Aedan O'Beirne is in his typical foul mood, which worsens after he learns Ciara, his wife, is pregnant with their second child. He hates Christmas. He does not want children. He loves Connor, their young son, but for Aedan one child is more than he ever wanted. For him, it seems a return to high energy life in Chicago's Loop slips farther away wi... more
  • Missing Inheritance

    by Ken Herring
    JT Lockie and Shawna must solve the mystery before it's too late as they are swept up in a mystery going back several decades. It starts with the mysterious death of his father and a stranger who appears out to get Shawna. The story involves stolen art, Colorado gold mines, Russian rubles, murders, and family secrets. JT and Shawna must travel to Italy in search of clues and solve the mystery before more people die.
  • Last Call Lounge

    by Stuart Spears
    Little John is struggling to fill his late father's shoes. He has inherited his Dad's bar, but not his common sense. When he catches a cocaine dealer operating out of his men's room, Little John tries to compromise with him to avoid trouble. Now he's hiding $42,000 and a gun for his friend (and dealer). A massive hurricane is bearing down on the Gulf Coast. He’s failing as a father and constantly disappointing his ex-wife. And the love of his life just walked back in. It's shaping up to be a hel... more
  • Hoochy Koochy

    by Cliff Yeargin
    After a long season of making baseball bats all Jake Eliam wants to do is relax and watch the World Series. But when his friend Catfish calls with what he says is easy money, his other job as a Private Investigator intervenes. Catfish’s former fraternity brother is looking for his own payday if can reunite all the original players in his ‘One Hit Wonder’ college band and is willing to pay big bucks to track down the one missing member, the lead guitar player. The only lead, his classic Fender th... more
  • Rabbit Shine

    by Cliff Yeargin
    Jake Eliam spent a lifetime in baseball, until a chance turn that led him into the Atlanta neighborhood known as ChickenBone, where he ended up a part time private investigator thanks to a timely meeting with the man everybody called Catfish, the owner of the legendary 3 Pigs BBQ. When the top big league prospect for the Atlanta Peaches is killed in a car accident, the city mourns …But was it an accident? So in between his part time job of making custom baseball bats in his shop in ChickenBone,... more
  • In the Dark

    by Chris Patchell

    Marissa Rooney stands in her daughter’s empty dorm room, a half-used vial of insulin clutched in her trembling hand. Brooke has been missing for days. Her roommate hasn’t seen her since that night in the bar. And if Marissa has Brooke’s insulin, it means that Brooke does not.

    But Marissa isn’t alone in her terror. A phantom from her past is lurking in the shadows, waiting in the night, and holding her family captive…

    In the dark.

     

  • The Call of the Mountain

    by Sam Neumann

    Deep in the mountains of Colorado, Julian Meyer has escaped his life. The car horns are gone, the suffocating city is gone, and the Wall Street high rise and everything that came with it is gone. The wife is gone. The misery is gone.

    He went west to escape a life he hated, and Julian Meyer found solace in the tiny mountain town of Otter Ridge. The pace is slower, the skies are blue, and the mornings are quiet. Julian Meyer can finally relax. But amidst the detached serenity, there&rsquo... more

  • Enemy Self

    by Suzanne Kovitz
    What if your worst enemy switched bodies with you? Jessica Wheaton, a teen honor roll student, has been body swapped into flunking, drug addicted, Denise Bower while Denise experiences a peaceful existence as Jessica. Jessica has a new circle of pothead biker friends, a wasted boyfriend, and an abusive father. She has no clue how Denise switched with her, and Denise refuses to cooperate, feigning innocence. Attempting to run away from the havoc, Jessica gets sucked in deeper. Will... more

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