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  • Kwong's First Two

    by Vic Warren
    The Quartz is the first in a new series called The Inspector Kwong Mysteries, based on characters from Warren’s novel, Hong Kong Blues. The Quartz is not a whodunnit. It tracks the action in Hong Kong and Beijing of both Chief Inspector Lawrence Kwong and the villain, Vice Premier Xiao Mingyu, the fourth most powerful man in the People’s Republic of China. Twists and turns along the way bring them face to face with each other. The McGuffin of the piece, the Qin Quartz, is a treasure from the ... more
  • The Fog: An Inspector Kwong Mystery (The Inspector Kwong Mysteries Book 3)

    by Vic Warren
    Kwong and Matson end up in hot water with Chief Luk before he sends them both on vacation to save them and his budget. Deciding to visit some of Kwong’s old friends in San Francisco, they encounter Kwong’s one great love and murder most deadly. Matson discovers Stone Arrogant Bastard, and the two of them deal with the City by the Bay’s twists and turns in the third instalment of The Inspector Kwong Mysteries. At turns light and violent, The Fog leaves you impatient for more.
  • The Murder of Adam and Eve

    by William Dietrich
    In this fast-paced and thought-provoking thriller, two teens time-travel to prehistoric Africa to judge whether to save our ancestors: the genetic "Adam" and "Eve" whose descendants will go on to populate the world. When 16-year-old Nick Brynner explores an old fort on a forbidden island for a school history project, he stumbles onto a time wormhole. What follows is a mysteriously deserted village with a prowling sentry that looks like a gargoyle, and narrow escape with the help of fellow teen E... more
  • The Quartz (The Inspector Kwong Mysteries Book 1)

    by Vic Warren
    The Quartz is the first in a new series called The Inspector Kwong Mysteries, based on characters from Vic Warren’s novel, Hong Kong Blues. The Quartz is not a whodunnit. It tracks the action in Hong Kong and Beijing of both Chief Inspector Lawrence Kwong and the villain, Vice Premier Xiao Mingyu, the fourth most powerful man in the People’s Republic of China. Twists and turns along the way bring them face to face with each other. The McGuffin of the piece, the Qin Quartz, is a treasure from th... more
  • Wicked Temper

    by Randy Thornhorn

    Deliverance collides with To Kill A Mockingbird!

    In the long and jagged shadow of Riddle Top lies a darkling mountain world—a world of unholy mirth and madness, of gods and demons you never knew existed. Hitch a wild-ass ride with two runaway teens-the runty but tough preacher's girl Tizzy Polk and her punk boyfriend Matthew. They might think they are Bonnie and Clyde, but they might also race headlong into an evil far greater than their own. They may com... more

  • The Aura

    by Carrie Bedford

    Meet London architect Kate Benedict, whose life spins out of control when suddenly, she sees a dancing aura above certain people’s heads that seems to signal death. Suddenly she’s psychic? It can't be! Psychic’s not acceptable in her circle, where the supernatural is strictly for the superstitious. And yet…people are dying. People close to her. 

    Kate's tentative attempts to talk about her new-found gift are met with eyerolls,... more

  • Hong Kong Blues

    by Vic Warren
    Vic Warren's third book is a Hitchcock-style thriller called Hong Kong Blues. It opens with a fairy-tale wedding on a luxury yacht in Hong Kong harbor. Megan Deschamps, a Grammy-nominated jazz singer, and Chris Girolami, a Microsoft millionaire, are tying the knot. As the sun deck is cleared for dancing, and the couple steps out for their first dance, a helicopter passes over, and a well-dressed man falls to his death, nearly hitting Megan. Before he dies, he says something to the newlyweds. ... more
  • Stairway of the Gods

    by Vic Warren
    Stairway of the Gods takes readers on a magical journey to the Philippines and the heartland of its people in the Cordillera Mountains. Warren’s tale of skullduggery unfolds on the slopes of the Banaue rice terraces when Paul and Joan Webster are trapped in the village after an earthquake. Paul is hospitalized and Joan is left alone to protect one of the most important discoveries of the Twentieth Century—a treasure of gold and precious artifacts hidden in a cave during World War II—that some ... more
  • Fall From Grace

    by Susan Kraus

    Some marriages end with a bang...

    Grace McDonald feels blessed: she has a strong marriage, healthy kids, and satisfying work as a therapist. And she has no idea how easily it can all be lost.

    Some marriages end with a whimper...

    For Mandy, marrying a hunk like Danny Rivers was a dream come true. So, when Danny treats her badly, she does what millions of women do to keep their families intact... she makes excuses and puts u... more

  • Dream Killing

    by Magus Tor, Carrie Lynn Weniger
    Ex-CIA agent Drew Corrigan never imagined that after leaving a life of fighting crime he would enter a life of killing…in his dreams. Each night Drew faces playing a game of ‘kill or be killed’, all while sleeping. Given only a gun and a watch that counts down his lives, he has no choice but to go against his better judgment and kill in order to save himself. Every night he plays he loses a life, if he is killed another life will be lost, but if he kills he earns a life. Drew must avoid reaching... more
  • Saving Gracie

    by Nancy DeMarco

    Mystery/Thriller Winner/The Kindle Book Review!

    Twenty-five years after being released from the State Mental Hospital, elderly Gracie Ouellette enjoys a quiet life in the small town of Coyne Falls. The Blue Horizons Boarding House is her home, and her fellow residents, all of them suffering mild mental illnesses, are her family.

    Life is good until a ghost appears, and Gracie can't be sure whether she's real or a hallucination. One thing is certain: the dead redhead is bent... more

  • Lie Down with Cellos and Nightshade

    by Frank Walters Clark
    When a famous cellist receives death threats from members of the Russian Mafiya who are trying to gain control of his multimillion dollar cello, Jazz Malone is called to investigate. What he discovers goes much deeper than extortion, uncovering a ring of high-tech smugglers and murder for hire along the way.
  • UNEXPECTED TARGET

    by Tamika Taylor
  • The River: An Inspector Kwong Mystery (The Inspector Kwong Mysteries Book 2)

    by Vic Warren
    The second of The Inspector Kwong Mysteries, The River, builds a double tale of a brutal kidnapping and a drawing room mystery straight out of the game of Clue. It’s peppered with romance, humor, a viral manhunt and a couple of straight shots of Scotch. Huang Long Wei was dead. But before he dies, the dragon head of Pearl River Triad gives his chiefs a last wish. He wants Inspector Lawrence Kwong kidnapped and humiliated. The River blends this frightening premise with an old-fashioned murder ... more
  • Losing David

    by Cheryl B. Dale
    When his father died in 1946, sixteen-year-old David Harmony should have come into a fortune. Instead, he vanished at sea. Years later, an elderly attorney hires an unsavory actor. He claims the boy was murdered, and he intends to flush out the killer—by using the actor to impersonate David.
  • Steps Into Darkness

    by Ben Woodard
    Fourteen-year-old Tom Wallace plans to escape the small town in 1923 Kentucky—the town that won’t let him forget his past—when a horrific explosion changes his mind. He teams with his cousin, Will to solve a perplexing mystery. False clues mislead them until they discover a surprising name and rush to confront the real enemy—and then wish they hadn’t.

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