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  • Chef Maurice and a Spot of Truffle

    by J.A. Lang
    It’s autumn in the Cotswolds, and Chef Maurice is facing a problem of mushrooming proportion. Not only has his wild herb and mushroom supplier, Ollie Meadows, missed his weekly delivery—he’s missing vital signs too, when he turns up dead in the woods near Beakley village. Soon, Chef Maurice is up to his nose in some seriously rotten business—complete with threatening notes, a pignapping, and an extremely well-catered stake-out. Can he solve Ollie’s murder before his home-made investigat... more
  • Darryl's Reunion

    by John B. Wren

    Darryl's Reunion is the story of a young boy, killed in his first year of high school. His murder goes unsolved for nineteen years. The interest of the town's newest detective is drawn because it is an unsolved murder and peaked when he finds out the victim's intended graduating class from the local high school is holding it's fifteenth year reunion. Detective Ian McLarry meets with the reunion committee and begins asking questions. "We know who did it," claim the co... more

  • The Traveling Man (The Travelers Book 1)

    by Michael P. King
    Married con artists, using the aliases Tom and Patty Brown, arrive in the small city of Seanboro with their partner, Buddy Ray, masquerading as land speculators. Their plan is to falsify the environmental reports on a contaminated tract of lakefront property and sell the land to a local gangster who is involved in real estate development. But as their plan progresses, and the double-crosses pile up, they find themselves pursued by their now ex-partner Buddy, seeking revenge, and by an old enemy ... more
  • Ten Percent: Hollywood Can Be Murder

    by D. L. Bruin
    What Price Dreams? After decades of toiling in the “C” Leagues, talent agent Shelly Monroe has finally hit the big time, when she discovers and signs actor Cody Clifton, who is on the fast track to be TV’s newest superstar. It’s a Hollywood truth that getting to the top is one thing but staying there is something else. Shelly Monroe is finally living her dreams, and she’s not about to let it slip through her fingers. Veteran LAPD detective Maxine Calderas finds herself in hot pursuit of a seria... more
  • Lou Malloy: The Run Begins (A Lou Malloy Crime Series)

    by J. Frank James

    The Run Begins is the prequel to the Lou Malloy Crime Series.

    Lou Malloy is 18 years old and ready for the world... but is the world ready for him? His brother Sam has left and his sister wants to move to Florida with the family. Malloy is having none of it and on a wild moment decides to hop on a rail car, unsure of where he is going. The important thing is that he will no longer be in Kansas, but the problem is that he doesn't have any mo... more

  • Dead Money Run (Lou Malloy Crime Series Book 1)

    by J. Frank James

    Dead Money Run is the first book in the Lou Malloy Crime Series.

    Lou Malloy learns of his sister's death right before he is released from prison, having served 15 years for the theft of $15 million from an Indian casino. He wants two things: to keep the $15 million, which no one has been able to find, and to track down and punish whoever killed his sister.

    Lou Malloy teams up with Hilary Kelly, a private investigator. In no time, Lou has found the hid... more

  • Bedeviled Sea

    by Jerry Earl Brown

    Salvage diver Kyle Dawton has a paranormal knack for finding lost shipwrecks. But his erratic visions of the remote past and near future provide no clues as to how they should be interpreted or dealt with. They in fact threaten his grip on ordinary reality. And they ill-prepare him for the diverse calamities that arise to give Dawton and his fellow treasure hunters more than they'd wished for in "The Devil's Sea."

  • Voodoo Love Song

    by Richard Daybell
    Boy meets duck, boy loses duck, boy finds girl. At Disney World, Paul is picked up by a five-foot duck named Huey. Duckness proves to be skin deep, however, for Huey the Duck is really Huey the Girl, an attractive young woman who leads Paul astray and to Key West, where during a sailing adventure, they are marooned on a tropical island. Idyllic, except for the pirates, pythons and panthers, voodoo, men who have passed through the earth twice, and things that go bump in the Caribbean night.
  • Acts of Violence

    by Ross Harrison
    My name’s Jack Mason. I made a mistake. Took home the wrong girl. Now she’s dead. Cut up. And they’re telling me I did it. It’s the same cop that tried to take me down ten years ago. Now he’s coming at me hard. And he’s not the only one. Cole Webster, the city’s crime lord, thinks I stole from him. Broke me out of custody just to ask me about it. Then I killed his son. Now he really wants me. Add to this equation a government agent, and I’m a real popular guy right now. Pretty much every... more
  • Nine Feet Under

    by Morgan C. Talbot

    2014 Nominee, Big Al's Books and Pals Readers' Choice Award for Mystery

    Margarita and Bindi have big plans for the Fourth of July, involving borrowed bicycles, a geocaching power trail, live podcasts, and plenty of fun. But their day quickly goes awry when they stumble upon what looks like a murder in progress.

    Strange rivalries and secret alliances test Margarita's puzzle-solving skills, and Bindi suffers a rather painful setback when she comes face to face with someo... more

  • Death Will Attend

    by Morgan C. Talbot

    Three months after catching a killer, Margarita escapes to a historic hotel with Drew and Bindi for a Valentine’s weekend of geocaching. But during the love-themed costume ball, the CEO of a satellite navigation company keels over—and then his body vanishes.

    As the weekend progresses, Margarita discovers threatening messages in the logbooks of local geocaches. Her attempts to unmask the blackmailer are thwarted by the last person she would have expected.

    With a stubbor... more

  • First to Find (Caching Out Series Book 1)

    by Morgan C. Talbot

    Death is the hardest puzzle to solve.

    Margarita Williams escaped death at a young age, but its shadow has followed her all her life. Now, amidst the chaos of a new Australian roommate and mysterious, menacing neighbors, Death has set the puzzlemaker a puzzle of her own. Someone is killing her fellow geocachers, one by one.

    Supersmeller Bindi Ryan left Australia to marry a man who abandoned her the minute her plane landed in Oregon. When thieves steal a local sculpture and a teenag... more

  • Confessions of an Assassin

    by Linda Heavner Gerald
    Confessions of an Assassin Confessions of an Assassin is the story of Catherine Carnegie. Although she was born to a wealthy, prestigious family from New York, her dream was all things southern. “Cat” finally obtained everything that she dreamed of since childhood. Once established in the loveliest home in Eufaula, Alabama, she meets a vaguely familiar man from her college days who changes her life. What begins as a fun diversion attending state dinners in Washington, soon immerses her in ... more
  • Murder at Beechwood

    by Alyssa Maxwell
    For Newport, Rhode Island’s high society, the summer of 1896 brings lawn parties, sailboat races…and murder. Having turned down the proposal of Derrick Andrews, Emma Cross has no imminent plans for matrimony—let alone motherhood. But when she discovers an infant left on her doorstep, she naturally takes the child into her care. Using her influence as a cousin to the Vanderbilts and a society page reporter for the Newport Observer, Emma launches a discreet search for the baby’s mother. One ... more
  • In the Bones

    by Renee Miller
    Welcome to Albertsville: Population 397…and falling. When Ryan Cassidy claims a house left to him by his estranged grandparents, he becomes tangled in the mystery of a town crushed by a deadly secret spanning generations. The town's power core, which includes the reeve, his council members, and the local police, smother opposition with deceit, brutality and fear. They will stop at nothing to keep the horror they've committed buried. A severe winter storm leaves Albertsville sno... more
  • Plague of Equals: A science thriller of international disease, politics and drug discovery.

    by D. R. Oestreicher
    A science thriller of international disease, politics and drug discovery. In cities and villages world-wide, drug companies must defend their clinical trials against anti-science activists. Eleanor Powell is convinced the drug companies have done their due diligence, but the global population is shrinking and politicians are looking for a scapegoat. Eleanor is finding herself suddenly in the middle of a cultural battle over science and statistics. Meanwhile, in a remote village in Vietnam... more

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