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by J.A. DaytonResident state trooper, CLIFF ABBOTT, never dreamed terror could happen in North Meadows, a rural New England community. But, when seven stacked-stone towers mysteriously appear on farmland throughout town, Abbott knows life is about to change forever and it terrifies him. Mortal danger becomes apparent when the towers begin to move—one after another. One night, a stone tower is transported from a vacant farm onto the turnpike causing seven deaths on a curving two-lane road. Terror strikes again... more
by Brenda ChapmanOttawa is baking under a July heatwave when the Homicide and Major Crimes Unit is called to help track down missing three-year-old Charlie McGowan. This is the second missing person case in nine months — a university exchange student never made it back to her Carleton University residence from a downtown party in November. At first, the two disappearances appear unrelated, but as true crime podcaster Ella Tate and Detective Liam Hunter dig deeper into both files, unsettling relationships ... more
by N Forbes MatheisMary is from the ghetto. She is beautiful, smart and ambitious and she just got accepted to go to university. But just as she gets ready to spread her wings, her only surviving parent dies. Things turn topsy turvy and the Area Don swoops in and grabs her up as his new shiny toy. Overnight, Mary's life becomes a living hell. She is young and naive but she knows she cannot stay here. Even if she has to get her hands bloody, she has to find a way out. How far can Mary get with the poli... more
by N Forbes MatheisMillicent lives on a farm in the idyllic Pitayta Gully community with her three older brothers, her absentee mother and her grandparents. Everything is easygoing until the stranger arrives and takes up residence on their farm. Suddenly, a sleuth of murder, theft, domestic violence and rape knocks the village out of serenity. But while the villagers eye the stranger with suspicion, Millicent harbors the feeling that the roots of the present evils were planted in their village long before... more
by Marla A. WhiteReclaiming her life after a devastating riding accident, equestrian Emily Conners' world shatters again when she discovers her friend and boss lying in a stall with a smashed skull. Now jobless and with a handsome cop underfoot investigating the case, she's torn between wanting the killer found and keeping her own secrets safe. Detective Justin Butler always gets his killer, but this victim has a stampede of enemies and few leads to go on. Stonewalled by the tight-knit equestrian world, he lo... more
by Judith SandersThe tranquility of a small New England town is shattered when a ruthless serial killer strikes. The HUNTSMAN’s calling card: the victims’ hearts, cleaved from their young bodies, and a poisoned apple. The abductions seem to pause when the prime suspect, Lincoln Raider, falls and lands in a coma at a local hospital. ICU nurse Max Mason reads nightly to the helpless patient. It is not a kindness, for Max is sharing his own murderous thoughts. When Lincoln awakens Max is drawn into a whirlpool ... more
by Lisa Towles
In the heart-pounding international thriller Salt Island, Mari Ellwyn, a former-CIA private investigator, finds herself thrust into a perilous wold of high-stakes corporate espionage and ecoterrorism. As her newly formed partnership with Derek Abernathy is put to the ultimate test, Mari faces a daunting challenge that forces her to confront powerful ghosts from her past.
When billionaire CEO Jack Darcy's reputation and IPO deal are under threat, Mari finds herself ent... more
by Barbara FournierWHEN THE WRONG PRISONER IS DISCOVERED ON THE EXECUTION TABLE OF A SOUTH DAKOTA STATE PRISON, TWO DETECTIVES FIND THEMSELVES CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BIGGEST COVER-UP IN THE STATE’S HISTORY. Detectives Reese Clayton and Emerson Lake take on one of the most complex cases of their careers. The murder of a prominent judge and an attempt on the life of South Dakota’s governor have brought in the FBI. Now Clayton and Lake are forced to partner with the feds to hunt down an escaped death row con... more
by Delores DudleySurrounded by a loving family, relatives, and friends, Keisha is a small-town girl on the move up to her proper place in society, or is she? In Keishas Killing, by Delores Dudley, it is tempting to name all that is wrong in the world right now, where the brief snap of a finger may be all it takes to change the course of one persons life. Yet in Keisha, there is that aspect of life, too, that may yet redeem and make up for all the dark notions of living, almost to the point of making them too ac... more
by FX Holden
It is April 1 2038. Day 60 of China's blockade of the rebel island of Taiwan.
The US government has agreed to provide Taiwan with a weapons system so advanced, it can disrupt the balance of power in the region.
But what pilot would be crazy enough to run the Chinese blockade to deliver it?
AGGRESSOR is the first novel in a new series that looks at the conflict that could spark the next World War, through the eyes of soldiers, sailors, civilians and aviat... more
by Julie Mathison
Book One of The Canary House Mysteries, a tongue-in-cheek historical mystery series featuring amateur sleuths and literary themes.
When a washed-up Ziegfeld Follies star goes missing, can the Van der Beeck twins crack the case without breaking their necks... or losing their hearts?
It’s 1931, and the once grand, always eccentric Van der Beecks have taken in borders to make ends meet. Canary House, their rambling Upper West Side mansion, boasts six tenants: ... more
by Michael K. ZimmerliJimmy Favreaux and his partner, Pepé, return in another Blue Bridge Mystery. In Wanted: Dead or Alive (Again), Jimmy uncovers not one but two murders with surprising connections 140 years apart. Pepé is seeking a doctor whose wife believes he has died. The doctor's wife is ready to move on, but is he? Meanwhile, Jimmy chases down a stolen award-winning book manuscript, trying to avoid becoming another corpse in the process. Twists, turns, history, local color, and hijinks await readers o... more
by Michael K. ZimmerliJimmy Favreaux moved to Northeast Florida to escape the Minnesota winters – and his past. A private investigator, he’s a finder of people, places, and things. Now people from his past have landed on his doorstep, looking for his help. Every good mystery has a dead body; this one’s in a hotel. It’s Jimmy’s job to find out if the death was natural, self-inflicted, or assisted, and – if there was help – from whom? Set on the Florida/Georgia border, Zamboni Is Not Pasta is the first story in t... more
by Jennifer Wright-BerrymanMurder and conspiracy are exactly what the doctor ordered, if you ask The Dying Five. Who says you can't solve crime with terminal illnesses? When Eric Graham, the CEO of an Indianapolis start-up company is gunned down on his porch after a dinner party, a group of hospice heroes and their social worker go undercover to unravel the mystery. Investigating Eric's death exposes a scheme of national proportions and tangles The Dying Five in a web of greed, power, and peril. With the life clock tic... more
by Tom XavierFor 12-year-old Nelly Melcham, it’s hugely embarrassing to be afraid of flying—especially when your mother is the most famous pilot of 1937. So, when her parents make plans for Nelly to fly to Puerto Rico, there’s no way she can say no. Trouble begins for Nelly at a stop in a Miami airport where she gets the surprise of her life in the form of a six-inch tall detective from London named Tim Morcombe. Tim tells her he is on his way to New Orleans on a desperate mission to solve the mystery of a w... more
by Michele PackardAmerica’s top operative, Matti Baker, is launching an all out war in this fast-paced, psychological, political thriller. There is one quality that is unique to the human species…GREED. Baker is enlisting the help of the President and her team in this fight against individual and corporate conspiracies and greed as they target her for the destruction of a virus that could solve the world’s health concerns. No more cancer, no more diabetes…if she can stay alive long enough to reprodu... more