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by Ron FritschWho Killed Coriolanus? is a sequel to Helen’s Orphans. Both novels can be read on their own, but (spoiler alert) Who Killed Coriolanus? gives away the ending of Helen’s Orphans. Timon, who grows to adulthood in a Greek orphanage after the Trojan War, learns he’s the sole surviving member of the Trojan royal family. He and his Greek companion Lukas receive an invitation to visit republican Rome, the city the Trojan survivors of the war have founded. Charmed by their prospective host’s son Marco, ... more
by Rhen GarlandA Victorian house party, a supernatural mystery, and two very special investigators. England 1899 Immortal detectives Elliott Caine and Abernathy Thorne have spent centuries searching through time for the reincarnations of their murdered wives. As their quest continues, they use their many lifetimes of knowledge to solve Gothic mysteries that can be unsettling, and sometimes terrifying. Never before have they been faced with a case like this. The great and the good are gathered for the soci... more
by Kevin KenealyLiving in the most perfect town in America should be everything the Casey family had hoped for. The schools are top-notched, there's no crime, and the activities are first-rate. Yet, there is something strange about the missing person cases over the years and the neighborhood kids are about to undercover some dirty truths that the adults have been hiding for some time. That is, unless, the Neighborhood Watch Committee has anything to say about it.
by Jack CalverleyFrom the rock star in his fairytale Gothic mansion in Central London whose neighbour plans a double basement excavation, to the retiree in a fisherman's cottage in the northeast of England whose neighbour tells lies to a court to acquire the back garden that is not theirs: we are plagued by bad neighbours. It does not take a crime writer to know that a plague of bottom-feeders calls for an exterminator. But it does take the creatively criminal-minded to come up with the bestest plan ever... ... more
by Michael CahlinAt fifteen, Oliver Turns dedicated his life to helping at-risk teens after a drunken car crash he doesn’t remember killed his best friend. Emily Domench, his ex-girlfriend, became a cop to find out why her fraternal twin was dealing drugs and murdered. Jim and Lori Williams created Recovery University, a treatment facility for teenagers to honor their son, destroyed by drugs. Unable to forget and struggling to forgive, their shattered lives are built on lies and explosive secrets that threaten t... more
by Dime Sheppard
Evie Howland has problems.
Guns. Bombs. Murderers.
And that's just on the page...
In real life she's meant to be planning a wedding to adorable billionaire Daniel Bradley, but Evie is seriously snarled in the sixteenth book of her successful crime series. In fact, her protagonists are becoming almost impossible to wrangle: NYPD detective Carolyn Harding is volatile after a messy divorce, and Detective Jay Ryan has that heated look in his blue eyes again. They'... more
by Rosy FenwickeEuphemia Sage and Jane travel to the historic Oakhill Station in the Wairarapa to complete the accounts for the handsome and single owner. He leaves when they arrive and mysteriously does not return. His wildlife sanctuary is sabotaged and money is missing. Is a triad really to blame for the misfortunes happening to the Kincaides or are more sinister forces at work. Euphemia's super powers are put to the test as are her cattle wrangling skills. Book 3 in the Euphemia Sage series will delight and... more
by Brent BohnAfter walking in on his wife's infidelity, Richard Lee, an architect, hits the road to begin anew in D.C. He can't resist a colonial mansion in a nearby Virginia town despite the manor's reputation for harboring a vicious ghost. Can Richard cleanse his home of phantoms before he's forced into a premature afterlife.
IMPLOSION: The search is on for six million dollars hidden in a Las Vegas hotel destined for destruction!by Carolyn V. HamiltonTime is running out. With the pending implosion of the grand old Las Vegas hotel/casino, the Desert Palace, an eleven-year-old mystery of stolen money remains unsolved. Newspaper reporter Nedra Dean feels the pressure to use every means she can to make this dramatic moment in Las Vegas history her biggest scoop, one she hopes will catapult her to big-time journalism at CNN. Celebrity maitre d' Eduardo only wants to reconcile his estranged family before his forced retirement. Hote... more
by Bill SimsThe lives of three ordinary people change when they find themselves working for the CIA… Three strangers, a Computer repair specialist, a wealthy World traveler, and a young Tech prodigy with a ponytail, get drawn into a covert CIA scheme to smuggle files from a secret foreign source to a clandestine destination. The path begins with a chance meeting in London of one of the three strangers, with a private club patron, who turns out to be an Agent for MI6. Through their ingenuity and tech skil... more
by Chris NorburyOnce a world-class musician, Matt Lanier now survives by playing guitar for spare change in the streets and skyways of Minneapolis. He's also homeless, broke, and a fugitive accused of murdering a cop. His downward spiral started after he uncovered a multi-billion-dollar conspiracy orchestrated by Leland Smythe, a corrupt, ruthless real-estate magnate. To clear his name and reclaim his normal lifestyle, Matt must convince the authorities that the conspiracy is real. Because Matt threatens Smy... more
by Gary McAvoy
Father Jonah Barlow is dead. The respected Jesuit scholar of apocalyptic studies might have died from a fall in his apartment . . . or was he pushed? All that is known for sure is that the provocative manuscript he was working on—a book that promised to reveal the upcoming fulfillment of ancient and recent prophecies, including the ghastly and shocking Third Secret of Fatima—is missing.
Two female detectives—one from Chicago, the other from Rome—take on the inves... more
by Brandon PhillipsForeign & Domestic is a suspense-filled, and at times humorous, high-tech thriller centered around a rag-tag group of veterans. They are called upon to uncover a looming terror attack that would be catastrophic to the US. Their mission is much bigger than they realize, and the deeper they dive into the treachery, the bigger the target they find painted on themselves - from all sides.
by Kirsten WeissSmall Town. Big Murder. The number one secret to my success as a bodyguard? Staying under the radar. But when a wildly public disaster blew up my career and reputation, it turned my perfect, solo life upside down. I thought my tiny hometown of Nowhere would be the ideal out-of-the-way refuge to wait out the media storm. It wasn’t. My little brother had moved into a treehouse. The obscure mountain town had decided to attract tourists with the world’s largest collection of big thing... more
by Leah IngledewA tiny turtle hatches and wants to go to the sparkling sea but he discovers he’s missing a very important part of himself – his shell! While trying not to get eaten, he finds himself explaining his predicament to some very unlikely new friends. Can they help him find his shell? Will he make it to the sea?
by Cynthia ThomasonCome aboard a sparkling floating palace of 1898 as librarian-turned-sleuth, Gwen Barlow, deals with headstrong actors, a heap of debt and a corpse on stage. Will she solve the murder so her showboat can move down river and begin making a profit? Will the handsome captain she hires distract her or be just the help she needs? Problems deeper than Mississippi mud in this tale of humor and suspense.