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Mystery/Thriller

  • Add Cyanide to Taste

    by Karmen Spiljak

    A sinister cook, a cursed cake, and a casual dinner between neighbours that goes murderously wrong. 

    This collection of culinary mysteries ascends the jagged culinary heights you’ve hungered to explore but could never find on a map: a family business that depends on a cursed recipe, a remote mountain village with a taste for revenge, a particularly peckish ghost. As the characters swoon over every unforgettable mouthful and sometimes bite off more than they c... more

  • Tokyo Zangyo

    by Michael Pronko
    After a top-tier manager in Japan’s premier media company ends up dead in front of company headquarters, Detective Hiroshi enters the high-pressure, hard-driving world of Tokyo’s large corporations. Hiroshi quickly finds out the manager fell from the roof at the exact same spot as an employee suicide three years before. With little more to go on, Hiroshi can’t tell if the manager’s death was a guilt-ridden suicide, a careless accident, or a grisly personnel decision. The only certainty is th... more
  • THE PAPER ROUTE

    by Jacqueline Cayer Nelson McDonald
    Paper girl Jackie is a loner who can tell good people from bad at a glance. Caretaker to her baby brother and simple, strong-man uncle, she finds escape in the nighttime stalking of an odd stranger. Her paper route and unusual hobby yield unexpected insight into two unrelated murders. When she and her mentor, Detective Dahm team up, they solve both murders and trigger another.
  • The Treasure of the Pandavas

    by Victor Cosmos
    Cover Blurb: Diana Warwick had no idea that complying with her grandmother’s last wishes would land her in an international conspiracy to decapitate the world leadership. Her wish was to retrieve the ancient treasure of the Pandavas, which her great-grandfather Arthur once discovered. Closely chased by ‘Jawahar the Jackal’ of SEPS—a dangerous secret society established in India during the Colonial Period, which behaves as if it is the enemy of the world, pluralism and democracy itself—she ... more
  • The Pepper Tree

    by Dave Freedland

    A Southern California landmark primarily known only to law enforcement earned a reputation for crime scenes of the most unspeakably vicious homicides. Infamous serial killers had chosen this location to discard and display their victims as trophies of their horrific deeds. Lieutenant Scott Hunter must lead a team of detectives to identify and capture a perpetrator who’s targeting young women, and has chosen this landmark to showcase his victims.

    This story is a work of fiction, bu... more

  • The Grifter

    by Ali Gunn
    One will rise. The other will fall. Kent Bancroft’s rise to fame and fortune was nothing short of meteoric. Once a simple teacher in London’s East End, he’s now on course to become Britain’s youngest billionaire. But his success has come on the back of those he’s trodden upon to get there. Among them is a man whose fall was as swift as Kent’s rise. He used to be a sparky until a freak accident robbed him of one leg. And then Kent Bancroft robbed him of everything else. Forget forgive... more
  • Caroline and I Are Out

    by Bob Jefferson
    Ben Ammerle arrives home from work and can’t seem to find his wife Caroline. His kids are happily playing at the neighbors, nothing looks out of place and there’s no note or message of any kind. But this isn’t the kind of thing Caroline would do. She’s organized, diligent, a loving mother and his best friend. She’d never just disappear without a word, would she? Soon, Ben begins to discover tiny clues have been left for him, and if he can only piece them together, he just might figure out where ... more
  • Anguished

    by George Encizo
    Murder and mayhem hit close to home for Sheriff JD Pickens. Someone viciously attacked his father from behind, and his best friend, Leroy Jones, was shot in the back and left for dead. Several other attacks forced Pickens to seek outside help, not only for solving the crimes but for his peace of mind. Never before had Pickens and his deputies had to deal with so many harsh realities of life.
  • Hidden Demon

    by Fish Phillips
    Every politician has a plan until the demon comes. When a Secret Service operation in 2044 Tokyo goes wrong, a United States Counter Assault Agent finds her career in jeopardy. To get her life back, she partners with a fellow operative and scapegoat from Japan for a covert Presidential mission. Soon after, strange attacks on politicians compel them down a twisted trail to the Shenandoah Forest as they hunt a monstrosity born from indigenous legends. Nicknamed 'The Demon' by locals, they must dis... more
  • Dark Chase: Dead Run

    by SETH SJOSTROM
    When a group of teenagers is attacked outside of the abandoned Northern State Mental Hospital, the sole survivor can only mumble the word “zombies!” before slipping into despondence. Paranormal researcher Dr. Ryder Chase and his team is once again called in to assist FBI Special Agent Devon Jeffers and team of agents. Mysterious figures are caught on camera and even witnessed by the team themselves, only for them to vanish before they can be caught. When a group of amateur sleuths sneak ... more
  • Till Daph Do Us Part

    by Phillipa Nefri Clark
    As a travelling officiant, Daphne Jones celebrates weddings and helps with sad goodbyes. Not usually at the same time! When a member of a bridal party ends up face down in a swimming pool, Daphne embraces her inner sleuth, believing this death was no accident. Everyone has a secret but Daphne won't give up... unless the killer finds her first.
  • VOICES IN THE WIND

    by TONY MANERA
    Inspired by Machiavelli’s The Prince and Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal, the Sicilian-Mafia connected Don Pasquale aspires to achieve fame and fortune with his inside track on a historic five-billion-euro project. His beautiful wife Donna Rosa, driven by suspicion and jealousy, remains skeptical. Complications arise when he is suspected of the assassination of a rival Mafia boss. Warned of possible danger by local police inspector Bellini, his problems mount as the European Investment Bank,... more
  • BRIDGE ACROSS THE OCEAN

    by JACK B ROCHESTER
    Bridge Across the Ocean, set in 2011-12, is the story of four MIT grads and entrepreneurs in their mid-thirties who founded Smithworks, a high-end custom bicycle maker, a decade earlier. Now Jedediah Smith, Shieh-Seng "Luke" Lin, David Bondsman and Rick Saundersson have invented the most innovative bicycle drive in history, the Spinner. A week before they are to leave for Taipei, Taiwan, to discuss a licensing agreement with Joyful Bike, the world's largest bicycle maker, Luke is killed by a... more
  • The Canary Room

    by darrin lane
    A budding journalist (Marcus Baez) is convicted of double homicide; homicides he was investigating. Sentenced to life, his journey to prison takes a sick and unexpected turn between injustice, human nature and truth before coming to rest in the abomination known only as "The Canary Room".
  • Fair Game: A Jackson Flint mystery, Yellow Springs, Ohio

    by Scott Geisel
    Who is the girl in the rain? And where is the woman who disappeared twenty years ago? Jackson Flint must find them and discover why the mysterious strangers are on their trail. Jackson Flint is hired to find a daughter who disappeared twenty years ago. A teenage runaway and mysterious strangers complicate the case. Someone is not telling the truth. Jackson navigates his role as a single parent while he follows the trail through back alleys and empty warehouses in Dayton, Ohio. When a ranso... more
  • The Mysterious Pool

    by Charlene McIver
    The Mysterious Pool is an enchanting magical story filled with mystery, fantasy and humor for all children (6-10 years) and for the young at heart. Love animals, magic and adventure? Join Leigh and his fifth-grade school friends, Tara and Cosmo on a journey to a mysterious house in the woods. What treasures are revealed that will shock and astound them, and inadvertently uncover a hidden family secret? However, this historic house may soon be destroyed at the hands of a greedy property dev... more

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