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  • The Virgin of the Wind Rose: A Christopher Columbus Mystery-Thriller

    by Glen Craney

    *** Books & Benches Mystery-Thriller Book-of-the-Year Finalist ***
    *** indieBRAG Medallion Honoree ***

    Rookie State Department lawyer Jaqueline Quartermane was never much good at puzzles. But now she must unlock the infamous Templar Word Square to thwart a global conspiracy that reaches across five centuries.

    While investigating the murder of an American missionary, Jaqueline discovers the m... more

  • Mystery of the Ballerina Ghost: Austria 1

    by Janelle Diller
    Nine-year-old Brooke Mason has lived all her life on a ranch in the Colorado Rockies. Now she’s headed to Austria with her mom. Brooke can’t wait! They even get to stay at Schloss Mueller, an ancient Austrian castle. Even better? There’s a girl Brooke’s age to play with. Eva, the girl who lives at Schloss Mueller, is thrilled to meet Brooke. Unfortunately, the castle’s ghost isn’t quite so happy. This is the first book in the Pack-n-Go Girls Austria series.
  • The Vanity

    by Robert S Murillo
    Newly acclaimed author (San Jose Mercury, SF Examiner.com) Robert S Murillo has written a wonderful tale that delights and entertains. Featuring the incomparable silent film star Louise Brooks, the adventure begins at three AM on a foggy October night in 1927 when she arrives in her chauffeur-driven Duesenberg at the house she once shared with her now-estranged husband. Her plan? To sneak into the house to recover three risqué photos she has left taped to a drawer in her vanity. But she mus... more
  • Killing Sacred (An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery #2)

    by Nancy O'Hara
    After One Hand Killing comes Killing Sacred Desperate to put some distance between herself and New York City and to recover from a freak bicycle crash, NYPD Detective Alex Sullivan flees to Albuquerque. As soon as the wheels of her plane touch down, the bodies begin to drop. Far from the sanctuary she was seeking, Alex finds herself isolated in a hot, desolate landscape surrounded by scorpions, rattlers and all things venomous. Under the ferocious sun of New Mexico’s endless deserts, Alex ... more
  • One Hand Killing (An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery Book 1)

    by Nancy O'Hara
    Burned out from the gritty streets and depraved criminals she deals with daily, NYPD Detective Alex Sullivan escapes to the only place she can find any peace—a Zen Monastery in the Catskill Mountains. But while there, the walls of this once peaceful sanctuary are breached by the horror of ritual murders and the slow acid drip of suspicion. One Hand Killing is a fast-paced thriller that paints a fascinating psychological portrait of the struggle between light and dark forces in the spiritual w... more
  • Heaven Ride

    by Kerry Gleason
    Two loyal friends unlock secrets of the human soul and devise a way to send people to heaven and bring them back. David Brownington and JW Gomez turn their miraculous discovery into a worldwide phenomenon known as Heaven Ride. Before they can bask in the bliss of riches and celebrity, ruthless rivals plot to steal their technology for their own unscrupulous means. The engrossing plot twists and character genesis creates a page-turning thriller that whisks readers to uncharted territories. Mo... more
  • Unsavory Delicacies

    by Russell Brooks
    Crème Brûlée Rogue operative, Monique Beauvais, cons a software genius into selling her a coveted technology that would allow its user to control CIA drones while they’re in flight. And she will go as far as killing him in public in order to have it. To the Last Bite A renowned food critic—whose scathing reviews have closed down restaurants—gets a savoury surprise. Shashlyk and Morezhenoe CIA operative, Ridley Fox, leads a team against one of Russia’s most powerful crime fami... more
  • Chill Run

    by Russell Brooks
    Sometimes publicity stunts go bad...Real Bad! Starving author Eddie Barrow, Jr., will do anything to get a book deal with a NYC publisher. Even if it means getting caught by the media while engaging in S&M with a female celebrity as a publicity stunt. What Eddie gets instead are details of a billion dollar fraud scheme from a suicidal client who's fatally shot minutes later. Now on the run from the law and the killers, Eddie seeks help from two unlikely friends—an alcoholic and a dominatrix.... more
  • Pandora's Succession

    by Russell Brooks
    CIA operative, Ridley Fox, never stopped hunting his fiancée's killers--a weapons consortium called The Arms Of Ares. When Fox follows a lead to one of their top-secret bioweapons facilities in Chechnya, he barely escapes alive. However, he's learned that Ares has weaponized a hyper-deadly microbe called Pandora. The trail leads Fox to Tokyo, where he teams up with an old flame and fellow operative, Nita Parris. Aside from Ares, they must contend with rogue agents who'll stop at nothing to get P... more
  • Pandora's Succession (An International Spy Thriller)

    by Russell Brooks
    CIA operative, Ridley Fox, never stopped hunting his fiancée's killers--a weapons consortium called The Arms Of Ares. When Fox follows a lead to one of their top-secret bioweapons facilities in Chechnya, he barely escapes alive. However, he's learned that Ares has weaponized a hyper-deadly microbe called Pandora. The trail leads Fox to Tokyo, where he teams up with an old flame and fellow operative, Nita Parris. Aside from Ares, they must contend with rogue agents who'll stop at nothing to get P... more
  • Schism

    by Bruce Elgin
    William Adams has always heard the voices. They tell him things he would have no way of knowing and make him help others. But, all they’ve ever done for him is get him committed to a mental institution. When they tell him he has to protect his ex-fiancée, he escapes and finds himself caught between a racist mastermind and a man whose abilities are even more dangerous than his own. With a police detective as his reluctant ally, William’s only chance of saving the woman he loves is to push beyo... more
  • The Deadly Caress

    by O.N. Stefan
    The Deadly Caress is a fast-paced story set in California. Suspenseful and thrilling, it is holds a mystery that Amanda Blake, a freelance photographer, must unravel. Amanda tracks down her birth mother, the multi millionaire, Jean Campbell. Hours after her arrival, Jean is murdered. Amanda sets out to discover her mother’s killer. Her quest takes to Australia to find the man she thinks holds the answer to the killer’s identity. While visiting this man, she has to run for her life under ... more
  • Tin Lily

    by Joann Swanson
    Just because you survive doesn’t mean you’re alive. One moment fifteen-year-old Lily Berkenshire is sitting in her bedroom, favorite song blaring through her earbuds, history book open on her lap. The next, her alcoholic father is shooting and killing her mother. Then he’s pointing the gun at Lily and pulling the trigger. Click. He’s out of bullets. For now. When she moves to Seattle to live with her aunt, Lily retreats into peaceful, dissociative trances to escape the shattered nigh... more
  • The Flower Shop, Caldron of Conspiracy

    by H. Christopher Quinn
    The Flower Shop, Caldron of Conspiracy tells the story of Harry and Rosa, who meet by chance on a long bus ride from the U.S. border down to Mexico City. When Harry visits the Florería Roma (where Rosa works) he learns that the sinister conspiracies brewing in the back room go far beyond the takeover of Pemex and the Mexican government. He learns that some of the conspirators have ideas of their own, and he uncovers a plot to assassinate key leaders of the World Bank and International Monetary F... more
  • A Book to Die For

    by Richard Houston

    From the author of the Number One Cozy Mystery, A View to Die For, comes A Book to Die For, a mystery that will keep you guessing until the very end.

    Jake Martin is not your ordinary sleuth. He’s an ordinary guy with an extraordinary dog. This time the story takes place in the foothills of Denver. Jake is accused of manslaughter and he has to prove the accident was really murder. Along the way he encounters a poaching ring and falls in love with a beautiful game w... more

  • Congo Mission: A Jack Sharp Novel

    by Scott McPherson
    Congo Mission begins in Dr. Jack Sharp’s younger days as a missionary in Congo in the 1980’s. As a Christian missionary Jack has stepped out beyond his comfort zone into an unfamiliar world desiring to do what he believes God wants of him. He is challenged by daily activities as he tries to learn the local language and culture surrounding him. Facing challenges in every aspect of life, from daily meals to life saving surgery, Jack’s skills, knowledge and faith are tested as he learns what exi... more

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