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Mystery/Thriller

  • Murder in Sun City

    by Sidney Frost
    Liz Helmsley is naturally nosy. That's probably why she's known internationally for solving crimes. The bulletin board in the red double-decker bus, now a bookmobile, highlights her most famous cases. The last case she worked on changed her life. That's when she met and married Samuel and moved to his farm in nearby Georgetown, Texas. After she retired from her job as director of library services in Austin, Texas, he bought the bookmobile for her so she could continue being close to books and re... more
  • DEATH IS THE COOL NIGHT

    by Libby Sternberg

    Murder, passion, music and war combine in this riveting story of a troubled pianist who doesn’t know if he’s a murderer...

    EDGAR-NOMINATED AUTHOR LIBBY STERNBERG tells the brooding tale of a classical pianist-turned-conductor who cannot remember the night his nemesis was murdered. Did he commit the crime—or did an enchanting soprano do it, a woman with whom he is falling in love? In the fall of 1941, as war creeps ever closer, his freedom and happiness depend on his ab... more

  • To Hell with Johnny Manic

    by Andrew Diamond
    John Manis, aka Johnny Manic—charming, stylish, impulsive, and reckless—is racked with guilt over the secret he doesn't dare tell. Marilyn Dupree, passionate and volatile, has too much money and the wrong husband. Johnny and Marilyn have a chemistry like nitrogen and glycerine, and that makes Detective Lou Eisenfall very uneasy. A twisting tale of deception, murder, and psychological suspense that barrels along at breakneck pace, Johnny Manic is a throwback to the classic crime fiction of Raymo... more
  • Toluidine Blue: A Novel

    by Evelyne Keating
    Adeline Donovan thought she had her life planned out and was soon to marry. When her plans took an abrupt turn, she was devastated but also willing to accept the opportunity to follow a bigger dream, that of becoming a Forensic Nurse Examiner. Her dream becomes her reality, while living in historic Fell's Point in Baltimore, with her best friend, Rachel. TOLUIDINE (tol-u-deen) BLUE encompasses the collaborative efforts between law enforcement and Forensic Nurse Examiners. Forensic nurses bridge ... more
  • Finding Nowhere

    by Jeff Wade

    He asked of God what he’d silently asked the killer. Of course there was no reply. There never was.

    Master Pastor, who is neither a master nor a pastor, spends the hour... more

  • Casey Vice: Spitfire of Vengeance

    by Joseph Rousell
    Casey Vice: Spitfire of Vengeance is a crime novel centered around a 23-year-old detective called Casey Vice, nicknamed the Spitfire of Vengeance. When she was eight, her parents were murdered in a shooting in front of their home. Casey, her brother, and younger sister were left as orphans. As an adult, Casey dedicates her life to fighting organized crime. A certified workaholic, she follows in her father's footsteps, working in the Criminal Intelligence Organized Crime Unit in Saturn City, ... more
  • The Water

    by Nancy Jackson
    …Finally, her body could fight no more and it relaxed, taking in the water that it had fought so hard to refuse. Peace came at last as her body slumped and her limbs went limp. He no longer had to fight to hold her head underwater. It was done now. He released her hair, letting her head fall. Stepping back, the realization that he had once again failed hit him hard. She was not clean; she was dead… Once again Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agents Carrie Border and Randy Jeffries are ... more
  • Valley of Spies

    by Keith Yocum
    A missing tourist is just the beginning… When an American woman vanishes in New Zealand, it perplexes authorities. There is no body, no witness and no motive. But what looks like a sad, unfortunate case of foul play, slowly turns into something darker. The missing tourist is a female psychologist under contract from the CIA to see employees in strictest confidence. Was her disappearance a random act of violence, or an act of international espionage? Does someone want to know her patients’ ... more
  • The Innocent

    by Heather Lee Shaw
    Agatha Christie Meets Pablo Escobar. It's 1982, and a group of locals and ex-pats gather in southern Mexico for a little cuchi-cuchi. Someone is watching, though. Someone knows that the party is just an excuse... but for what? Murder? Or something even worse.
  • There Will Be Hell To Pay by Benjamin Gilad

    by Jewel Hart
    They say those who get deep into the Kabbalah’s mystical text of the celestial spheres can lose their minds. But one man discovers the celestial spheres are far from saintly. The man, Jack Merriman, is a Seer sucked into the celestial realm against his better judgment. He finds out Satan is a beautiful female with a keen sense of justice. Archangel Michael sounds just like James Earl Jones and the Cherubs fill the Celestial spheres with heavenly elevator music. But underneath, the Celestial Sphe... more
  • Hard Focus

    by MariaLisa deMora
    This is an intense page-turner, a gut-punch twist-filled story about a woman who has confidence in herself, believes she's a good judge of character, and has filled her life with people she can trust. She's right, but she's also very, very wrong. Readers will have a time of it trying to decide who to watch closest.
  • A Murder on Jane Street

    by Cathy Cash Spellman

    A brutal murder.
    A heinous secret.
    A deadly conspiracy.


    The brutal murder of the little old lady next door puts FitzHugh Donovan on the case. A retired New York City Police Chief, he knows a cover-up when he sees one and his Irish Cop conscience can't let that happen.

    Now, Fitz, his family and his quirky band of Bleecker Street Irregulars are ensnared in the bizarre secret the woman died to protect.

    Is this a cold case turned ho... more

  • Prima Louisa (The Relationship Series Book 1)

    by Cara Krause
    Louisa Minoo Gracja is a young mother hidden away in Casper, Wyoming with her two sons that she shares with Eagle Calhoun, a man who is crazy about her and an Italian mother who is an old Hollywood star that refuses to let the fire of her star burn out. As Louisa hits a brick wall in her life, she begins wondering what is locked away inside her heart that will open the door to her own truth and happiness. But then Louisa's famous and beautiful mother, Pilvi, is found strangled to death in her... more
  • The Last Year

    by Cara Krause
    Lillian Weaver is either working with her psychiatric patients at the correctional facility in Camden, Maine or trying to salvage her relationship with her daughter Sadie when she comes to visit from San Francisco. She often gazes through the curtains at her neighbors hoping to find someone to save her from what she believes is a sour life. But when her old neighbors move out and a mysterious young man moves in, Lillian finds herself peeking into a new world through the eyes of someone else. ... more
  • EYE for EYE: Talion Book 1

    by JK Franko
    What would YOU do? That’s the question racing through the reader’s mind as they get swept up in the heart-pounding thriller Eye for Eye, Book I of The Talion Series by J.K. Franko [June 22, 2019, Talion Publishing]. Roy Cruise and his wife Susie are still grieving the tragic loss of their daughter when they are approached by another couple with a bizarre Strangers on a Train crisscross-style revenge proposal. Full of compelling twists and turns, dark secrets begin to surface throughout the story... more
  • The Consultant: A Supernatural Thriller

    by Sean Oliver
    Why would your entire school want you dead? A young teacher has gone missing and it seems her best friend Deanna is the only one who can get to the bottom of it. She knows with everything in her being that her school is responsible and she’s going to have to accept that those closest to her are planning some unspeakable acts. There’s something much larger at work and Deanna must stop it before the rest of the staff carry out their ultimate mission. But she’s about to find out that her own dis... more

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