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Mystery/Thriller

  • Chef Maurice and the Wrath of Grapes

    by J.A. Lang
    In the rarefied world of wine collecting, murder isn’t exactly a barrel of laughs… An invitation to dinner at the home of renowned wine collector Sir William Burton-Trent soon finds Chef Maurice in the middle of an all-too-real murder mystery party, when Sir William is found dead in his own wine cellar. The guests are acting all innocent, but which one is only playing the part? The pushy Californian film director? The seductive French winemaker? Or could it be, against all narrative decenc... more
  • Travel the Wicked Road

    by M. L. Sanford
    Eaton Prescott’s young life, and path, was so far—well, in his words ‘lacking in everything that one could possible desire, or achieve’. Love, money, self-esteem, good looks, outgoing personality . . . well the list could go on and on. Little did he know that his path, the one that he would just as soon throw away and start over, was about to cross with a few other important ones—and something else. The ‘something else’, something wicked, he could do without, but then, do we have much choice on ... more
  • Red Flag

    by Steve McManus
    A 30-something crime blogger trails a prolific arsonist around drought-stricken 2019 Los Angeles. He quickly finds himself caught in the middle of his own story—between uncertain loyalties, unceasing competition, and a killer with a homemade flamethrower determined to crown the bone-dry mountains around LA with flames.
  • Daughter and the Snake: A Bedtime Story for the Intellectually Adventurous (Bedtime Stories for the Intellectually Adventurous B

    by T. Maxximillian Dafoe
    A woman returns to home to discover her convalescing mother has fallen prey to a dangerous predator she can't prove exists and must adapt to get along with an entity that kills to stay alive.
  • Sweetest Revenge

    by yvonne yourkowski
    The only way to stop the voices is to appease them with more blood, and he's more than capable of obliging. Detective Kaila Porter can't explain the motive of a brutal stabbing of a young woman, and it's keeping her awake at night. Time is of the essence--bodies start piling up and the murders become increasingly vicious. The worst is believed; a serial killer is on the loose, gaining confidence with every kill. As the investigation progresses, evidence begins implicating the victims' pa... more
  • Murder from Beyond the Grave

    by yvonne yourkowski
    Officer Kaila Porter gasps for breath as she stares at the mutilated corpse of her mentor. It has been years since the town, or herself, has seen a body. Struggling to move past the devastation, with no clear motive for the vicious attack Kaila doesn’t see the stalker dodging her every step. When the only suspect shows up dead Kaila is plunged into the midst of the criminal world. Suspecting a leak in the department, Kaila strives to connect the two victims, one, a beloved woman of the comm... more
  • Melody Hill

    by Rick DeStefanis

    Melody Hill is the exciting prequel to the award winning novel "The Gomorrah Principle." This is Duff's story as he goes off to war in Vietnam leaving behind his mother, sister and best friend Brady Nash.

    Duff Coleridge has joined the military and heading to the war in Vietnam. With the instincts of a natural warrior the young paratrooper quickly proves himself a more than capable soldier and is recruited into the shadowy world of black-ops. Despite months of jungle fighti... more

  • Silver Lead and Dead

    by James Garmisch
    Ex CIA agent Evan Hernandez knows the odds of seeing a kidnaping victim again and alive, no less, is about zero. When a family friend is kidnapped in Juarez and his brother asks him to be his alibi so he can travel to pay the ransom, Evan proposes to go in his place. After all, he has nothing to lose. Perhaps through his own sacrifice he will finally find redemption. In Mexico, Evan stumbles quite literally into a conflict between an ambitious cartel leader with a desire to reshape Mexico and a ... more
  • The Hut in the Woods

    by VLZ (vicki lee zell)
    There is something in the woods along Laden Lane very sinister hidden deep within its plush greenery of forest trees and shrubs. The Laden family who lives at the end of lane has no idea what darkness surrounds their little part of Eden on earth. Carly Laden married a man she knows little about, and something strange is going on. Something's off kilter, out of sorts. When Carly's suspicions finally surface, the devastating results hurl Carly and her family into a whirlwind of frightening change.... more
  • Seeing Evil

    by Jason Parent
    Fate in plain sight. Major Crimes Detective Samantha Reilly prefers to work alone—she’s seen as a maverick, and she still struggles privately with the death of her partner. The only person who ever sees her softer side is Michael Turcotte, a teenager she’s known since she rescued him eleven years ago from the aftermath of his parents’ murder-suicide. In foster care since his parents’ death, Michael is a loner who tries to fly under the bullies’ radar, but a violent assault triggers a disturb... more
  • Fatal Eclipse

    by Dermot Davis
    It started with feelings of jealousy and like a mental virus it spread. Soon, Jonathan's mind became attacked by thoughts and images he had no control over. Even though there was no basis in fact, Jonathan couldn't help himself from an increasing paranoia that his wife was cheating on him. When he begins to test his wife's loyalty he not only alienates her from his life but puts her in harm's way. Struggling to come to terms with a buried trauma from his past, Jonathan has to solve the mystery ... more
  • Troubles In My Way: Immoral Sins

    by Vivian Lewis
    Troubles In My Way: Immoral Sins is comprised of gut-wrenching, nail biting, gruesome, hit rock bottom near death tragedy and suspense fiction drama; eye opening trials, tribulations, troubles and triumph. Most often young adults dream of having an everlasting relationship with their first love. Overjoyed with strong excitement and would jump through hoops to be with that chosen one. They quite often rush to start a family not thinking their dream could change in an instance. What do you ... more
  • The Dollhouse in the Crawlspace

    by Ellen Byerrum
    If you lost your memories, would you lose your soul? “In my memories, my eyes are always green.” After a devastating accident, a young woman finds herself recovering in a memory research facility. Her eyes are brown; her memories are broken. Years of her life are blank, yet she remembers being two very different women, one called Tennyson, the other Marissa. If she can’t trust her memories or her own eyes, who can she trust? To save her sanity and her life, she begins a secret journal betwe... more
  • Troubles In My Way: Immoral Sins

    by Vivian Lewis
    Troubles In My Way: Immoral Sins is a one-hundred sixty six page mystery, suspense and a twist of real life drama. Most often young adults dream of having an everlasting relationship with their first love. They jump through many hoops to be with that chosen one. They do not care whether it is right or wrong. At times they rush to start a family not thinking their life could change in an instance. What do you do when life hit you with a powerful punch and you never saw it coming, you were... more
  • The Outreach Committee: Because Marriage Can Be Murder

    by C.L. Woodhams
    Is murder ever justified? The ladies of the Outreach Committee say: "Yes." In L.A.’s South Bay, the Battered Women’s Escape Foundation (BWEF) shelters, counsels, and trains abused women so that they can start new lives. However, one group cannot take advantage of this haven: women of means, whose influential husbands can unearth any shelter with a single phone call. Mora Rey and Carol Ewald form the Outreach Committee to rid these women of their abusive spouses by creating “accidents” to dis... more
  • The Victim

    by Eric Matheny

    In the spring of 2003 on a desolate stretch of Arizona highway, Anton Mackey’s life was changed forever. A reckless decision to get behind the wheel when he was in no condition to drive spawned a moment that threatened to destroy everything the 21 year-old had spent his life working toward. In an instant, Anton made a decision to save himself. A decision that claimed the lives of two people.

    Eleven years later, Anton is a rising star in the Miami criminal defense community. He is ... more

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