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  • Sir Lyle's Dig

    by Sheldon Lefkowitz
    In 1950, explorer Sir Lyle Ashford wrote a famous letter to the Times of London in which he boasted of finding “…a bigger cache of treasures in Egypt than existed in King Tut’s tomb.” Two problems; Ashford was known to lie about sites and secondly, after that dispatch, no one ever heard from him again. Over sixty years later, archeologist Gavin Beechman uncovers the entrance to an unknown burial crypt high above the Valley of the Kings. In the deepest chamber, Gavin makes a discovery that el... more
  • A Reason To Kill: Collected Mystery Stories

    by John D. Ottini

    Book consists of three mystery novellas My Journey To Hell A Fool and His Money The Object of Your Desire

    My Journey to Hell

    Having survived an unhappy childhood with an absentee father and an alcoholic mother, and having lived through a failed marriage, all Joel Simon wants, is to be left alone. It’s taken years to heal the emotional scars; control his alcoholism, reconcile his feelings of failure and begin to live a productive life.

    Everything seems... more


    by RP Dahlke
    When Katrina Hunter is forced to shoot her sister's stalker, she takes the required leave of absence from the SF police department for a long over-due sailing vacation. But discovering a floater close to her first port-of-call in Baja, Mexico will change everything she knows about dealing with crooks, liars, cheaters and murder.
  • Hurricane Hole

    by RP Dahlke
    Marooned in Baja, Mexico, a Chechen arms dealer is waiting for the right diver to retrieve the deadly cargo on the bottom of the Sea of Cortez. But when the Queen of daytime drama, Leila Hunter Standiford, happens to admire a beautiful vintage Alden and it's handsome captain, she doesn't realize that the boat will soon burn to the water line, or that a dead body will be found below, or that the captain has been targeted as the sacrificial diver.

    by RP Dahlke
    A successful, but reclusive young artist with a secret life. A wannabe lawman and his dotty gun-toting granddad An abandoned mine pit, a curious dad and the local police chief found with him. When Lalla and her dad take a trip to Arizona to inspect her new property, Dad disappears. But when Lalla enlists the help of a local tracker she's relieved to find him unharmed, in the bottom of a mine pit, and he's got company--a local police chief and it looks like he's been murdered. Then too, ... more

    by RP Dahlke
    When a late in the season emergency forces Lalla Bains to accept a greenhorn ag pilot for her dad's cropdusting business, she sighs in relief . After all, he comes highly recommended, his physical is spotless, and with a name like Dewey Treat, what could possibly go wrong? Then her quirky relatives arrive from Texas and things go south in a hurry: Dewey Treat drops dead, his tearful widow claims he was murdered, clobbers Sherriff Caleb Stone with his own gun, and makes a run for it. Feds, loca... more

    by RP Dahlke
    What would you do if the love of your life lost their chance for a heart transplant because the donor organ went to a convicted felon? When a homeless Vet litters her beloved red Cadillac with poetry scrawled on paper snowflakes, Lalla decides to confront him. But that doesn't mean she wants the man to drop dead at her feet—with a pair of blue handled scissors sticking out of his chest.

    by RP Dahlke
    Cross-dressers, a crazy Chihuahua and drug running crop-dusters all conspire to ruin Lalla Bains' 40th birthday Twice divorced NY model, Lalla Bains, now runs her dad’s Crop-Dusting business in Modesto, California where she’s hoping to dodge the inevitable fortieth birthday party. But when her trophy red ‘58 Cadillac is found tail-fins up in a nearby lake, the police ask why a widowed piano teacher, who couldn’t possibly see beyond the hood ornament, was found strapped in the driver’s seat. Ree... more
  • Dig Two Graves: Revenge or Honor

    by Nick Vellis
    In war torn Greece, OSS commando, Lt. John Pantheras, stumbles onto a horrific plot.The Nazis are collecting a ransom from every Jewish Greek but they plan a double cross. They are going to deport the Jewish community despite their promises. Lt. Pantheras, a Greek resistance leader, and a rabbi turn the Nazi plot on its head when they steal the accumulated ransom. Things go well until the Nazis counterattack and John disappears with the bulk of the loot. Nearly seventy years after WWII, while i... more
  • The Rich Are Different

    by Chris Orcutt
    The Rich Are Different, the 2nd novel in the Dakota Stevens Mystery Series, delves into the rarefied world of a Long Island heiress and her murdered brother who owned an Old West resort in Montana. To hunt down the man's killer, Dakota and his associate Svetlana Krüsh must go undercover as actors in a make-believe mining town straight out of 1885. This highly anticipated sequel to A Real Piece of Work picks up a few months after that difficult case. Dakota Stevens is depressed. He's darker... more
  • A Real Piece of Work

    by Chris Orcutt
    A Real Piece of Work, the 1st novel in the Dakota Stevens Mystery Series, delves into a world of forged and stolen art, secret identities and murder. At the close of a case in Key West, PI Dakota Stevens and his associate Svetlana Krüsh return to New York, where the city is in the grips of its worst blizzard since 1888. When an art dealer stumbles in from the storm and hires them to find a stolen painting, they think it's just another case, but in no time they're neck-deep in a world of unsta... more
  • A Truth Stranger Than Fiction

    by Chris Orcutt
    HE’S BACK. Dakota Stevens. The tough, wisecracking New York private eye. And he’s smarter, funnier and sexier than ever. And so is his “Watson”—brilliant chess grandmaster Svetlana Krüsh. With her dry wit. Her runway legs. Her predator eyes. A woman hires Dakota for a simple missing persons case. But it only seems simple. What begins as the search for a bestselling author soon takes a turn for the worst. For the first time in his career, it’s personal. Dakota is plunge... more
  • Bloody Mary Confession

    by Jack Erickson
    Max and Amanda are America's dream couple. After a whirlwind romance, they marry and pursue exciting careers; Max as a star infielder with the Boston Red Sox, Amanda as a Hollywood actress. But after years of too much travel, living apart on separate coasts, they divorce and go their separate ways. The mysterious death of someone close to one of them brings Max and Amanda back together one weekend. Reminiscing over candlelight dinners and wine tasting in California, a dark secret ... more
  • Thirteen Days in Milan

    by Jack Erickson
    An American single mother and photographer is taken hostage during a terrorist act in Milan's Stazione Centrale train station. When the terrorists discover her father is a wealthy Wall Street banker who owns a villa on Lake Como, they demand a ransom for her return.
  • Nashville Mercy

    by M. Maitland DeLand
    In Nashville Mercy, a rising country music star mysteriously dies after undergoing a routine medical procedure. This catches the attention of the series’ namesake Kate Katelinson, an investigative reporter for the Nashville Herald, who becomes personally tied to the case and finds herself thrust into a twisted labyrinth of betrayal, corruption and murder after sources connected to her investigation start to die. Armed with only her investigative instincts and an unlikely alliance of friends, Kat... more
  • Dark of Night

    by Marios Savva
    Jane takes part in Ouija board séance while a teenager in school. This results in the arrival of a dark and evil entity which kills all Jane's friends who took part with her. Several years after that séance, she is the sole survivor and is being continuously tormented by this entity. She flees to the small town of WHITESANDS where, after a terrible accident caused by the entity finally trying to kill her, she meets sheriff JAKE BLAKEMOORE who is a famous English detective from Scotland Yard now ... more