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Mystery/Thriller

  • Desperate for Death

    by Judy Alter
    Just when Kelly's life has calmed, she faces yet another of life's puzzles. Except the pieces in this one don't fit. First the apartment behind her house is torched, then a string of bizzare "accidents" occur to set her off-balance. Who is stalking her? Where does the disappearance of a young girl and her disreputable boyfriend fit in? And why are two men using the same name? Is the surprise inheritance another part of the puzzle? At a time when she is most vulnerable, Kelly can't make the piece... more
  • Dead Money Run

    by J. Frank James
    In Dead Money Run, Lou Malloy meets a young and beautiful PI, Hilary Kelly, and together they fight to keep their freedom and $15 million in Mob money as Malloy and Kelly race to protect what he earned the hard way and find the people responsible for his sister's death. Lou Malloy has just maxed out on a fifteen year prison sentence for the theft of $15 million and just before leaving prison he learns that his sister is brutally killed. As he is leaving prison, he’s told to keep his nose clean o... more
  • 978-1503105874

    by L.K. Scott

    While on vacation in Carmel, a subtropical little town on the coast of Central California, student filmmaker Eric De la Cruz has little time to unwind before hearing rumors that a banshee is haunting the Dearborn Manor.

    The following afternoon, Eric meets a friend who invites him, along with five others, to stay for an extended weekend at the ocean-front mansion. That night a scream terrifies the guests and by morning a young man is found dead.

    Everyone in the community, es... more

  • A Twist of Fortune

    by Mike Martin

    This new mystery continues the adventures of Sgt. Windflower as he tries to solve crime and experience the joy and the sadness of life in a small Newfoundland community.

    Follow along as he feels the sometimes bitter taste of an east coast winter and the unique culinary delights of this part of the world. This story is like the weather in Newfoundland. It can twist and turn at any time.

    The small town of Grand Bank in southeast Newfoundland, at the very eastern tip of Canada is in ... more

  • Sapient

    by Jerry Kaczmarowski

    Abandoned by her husband after the birth of their child, Jane Dixon’s world is defined by her 12 year old autistic son, Robbie, and the research she does to find a cure for his condition. She knows her work on animal intelligence may hold the key. She also knows that the research will take decades to complete. None of it will ultimately benefit her son.

    All that changes when a lab rat named Einstein demonstrates that he can read and write. Just as her research yields results, the ... more

  • The Green Pearl Caper. A Damien Dickens Mystery

    by Phyllis Entis
    Celine Sutherland is dead - her body half-hidden under the Atlantic City Boardwalk - and Damien Dickens, P.I. killed her. Detective Lt. James Holmes found Damien’s gun and wallet near the crime scene, and discovered Celine's cash-filled, emerald-studded evening bag hidden in Damien’s apartment. Sylvia Sutherland, Celine’s older sister and CEO of the family’s tobacco empire, insists that Dickens pulled the trigger. And the Sutherlands carry a lot of influence in Atlantic City. Even Damien’s secre... more
  • Seniors Sleuth (Winston Wong Cozy Mystery Book 1)

    by J.J. Chow
    Winston Wong used to test video games but has left his downward spiraling career to follow in the footsteps of Encyclopedia Brown, his favorite childhood detective. When the Pennysaver misprints his new job title, adding an extra "s" to his listing, Winston becomes a "Seniors Sleuth." He gets an easy first case, confirming the natural death of a ninety-year-old man. However, under the surface of the bingo-loving senior home is a seedier world where a genuine homicide actually occurred. Winston f... more
  • Through the Darkness (Lara Martin Series Book 2)

    by Deborah Van Heest
    Thanksgiving has come to the south. Lara hopes to spend a relaxing holiday with her family, but her sister makes an unexpected announcement that changes everything. Renee gave a baby up for adoption. Thrown into an emotional tailspin, Lara must grapple with her own feelings over being adopted. Detective Hammond and Ballard are on the hunt again. This time for a serial killer, but not everything is as it seems and while Lara struggles through her own darkness, Brian must find his way through a... more
  • One Step Closer (Lara Martin Series Book 1)

    by Deborah Van Heest
    Lara Martin is a woman haunted. After a bitter divorce and a custody battle that leaves her without her two children, Lara finds she is as far from the girl she once was as she could ever remember being. Haunted by the choices she has made every day is a struggle. When a friend faces a life changing tragedy, Lara is inspired to reclaim her life but her chance may be cut short when she catches the eye of a stranger and is unwittingly put on the path of a cruel and malicious man. Detective Brian H... more
  • Blood Rivals: A Frank Moretti Thriller

    by Frederick Wysocki
    Blood Rivals Frank Moretti is caught between two relatives. He is being groomed to take over as the boss of his uncle Anthony Rizzo’s investment firm. Frank knows too much and Anthony will kill him if he tries to leave. His cousin, AJ Rizzo has decided Frank is taking his birthright and is planning to put him in jail or kill him. AJ Rizzo steals his cousin Frank Moretti’s fingerprint. Frank soon finds himself accused of being a terrorist by the FBI. When AJ decides the FBI investigation is too... more
  • A Timely Revenge

    by Frederick Wysocki
    A TIMELY REVENGE AN ANTHONY RIZZO NOVEL (Crime Fiction Thriller) A TIMELY REVENGE – A mobster’s son has become a legitimate executive. His world is destroyed when a US Congressman seeks revenge and blackmails him. Anthony Rizzo has escaped the past of his organized crime father and become the CEO of a public technology company. His world is shattered when his secrets and those of his father’s past are used to blackmail him. Worse, the blackmailer is a financially creative US ... more
  • The Start-Up

    by Frederick Wysocki
    The Start-up: A Frank Moretti Thriller Frank Moretti wants to land a good job, make some money and then marry his girlfriend. His uncle Anthony Rizzo is an investor with a knack for investing in winners. Anthony takes Frank under his wing and together they create Ravven - a software start-up. The Start-up follows Ravven as it grows and is quickly sold. Frank's morals are challenged as he learns that a Rizzo funded CEO must be ready to commit fraud and even murder. A Silicon Valley icon bu... more
  • Moscow Venture

    by A. K. Celer

    John Baran’s best friend dies from a bizarre, massive stroke he suffered in Moscow under mysterious conditions. Since his friend managed a highly sensitive, politically-charged, joint U.S. and Russian cellular network venture, John suspects foul play and goes to Moscow to get answers. Russian interests, determined to guard their secrets, are ready for him. They enlist KGB spies and a sultry female, a GRU agent specializing in sexual persuasion, to keep tabs on John and make sure he doesn’t pi... more

  • Fuzzy Visions: A Sunny McBain Mystery

    by Terri Collica
    A high school senior must use her extraordinary abilities to solve a murder. Born with limited vision and abandoned by her birth parents, Sunny McBain’s luck changes when she is adopted by a wealthy couple who has given her a loving home, a great education, and a bright future. With only three weeks until high school graduation, Sunny is more excited than ever to embark on a new adventure. Little does she know, however, that before graduation day rolls around, she will be stalked, kidnappe... more
  • Ain't That America

    by Sean Hoade
    It was supposed to be so simple. Gordon Mitchell had the good life all planned out—a million and a half in embezzled cash, a plane waiting in Mexico to take him far away, and a sexy little thing named Janey to call his own. All he had to do was stop off on the way and kill his wife, Wanda. Simple. At least it was before an Ivy Leaguer-turned-highway robber named Spike Jones held him up, fell in love with Wanda, and shanghaied his RV. Now it's not so simple. But the way Gordon sees it, the good l... more
  • Johnny Madrid

    by John L. Evans

    Johnny Madrid, formerly known as "el gabacho" (or gringo) by his compatriots, is one tough hombre.  With a Mexican father and a German mother he was born and raised in East L.A.'s notorious "Mara Villa"---a hotbed of drug-pushers, prostitutes, pimps and  other assorted riffraff.  Now, a detective with Hollywood Division's Homicide Unit and thirty-seven years later, he is faced with the most challenging and baffling case of his entire career: Rit... more

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