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Mystery/Thriller

  • Too Late for Redemption

    by Sydney Preston
    When Max Berdahl, property developer and son of a prominent Jehovah’s Witness family, is found brutally murdered in a vacant home, Detective Sergeants Ray Rossini and Jimmy Tan are charged with solving the first homicide in the island community of Britannia Bay. Their investigation is stymied by the lack of forensic evidence, the failure to find the murder weapon and the reticence of the family to fully cooperate. The detectives first look to Berdahl’s housing project on the mainland for a susp... more
  • Aldo

    by Betty Jean Craige

    Aldo is a mystery/thriller/love story in which a brilliant and dangerous ideologue attempts to eliminate a university’s genetics institute by holding the university’s president hostage.

    On the same day that Isabel Canto, associate director of Pembrook Atlantic University's Institute for Genome Modification, discovers she is pregnant with IGM post-doc Frank Marks's baby, Pembrook's president Mary Ellen Mackin receives a letter from "Aldo" threatening har... more

  • Cyber War I

    by Ed Mahoney
    In Cyber War I, Iran launches a six-day cyberwar against the West to level the playing field of technology powers. Cyber War I marries a high-tech thriller with a primer on computer security in this author’s debut novel. From Macau to Vegas, from Chinese prostitutes to international flight attendants, Rob Warner finds himself in the middle of the action, and in a position to stop the pending destruction. If he’s willing to sacrifice his career, jeopardize his retirement, and put his life ... more
  • The Himalayan Revelation

    by Pankaj Misra
    A gripping tale of mystery, adventure, romance and international intrigue. Today Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But around 450 years back, this capital of the magnificent Vijayanagar Empire was brutally plundered and devastated. But before it happened, its masters hid a secret. Centuries later, a young couple chance upon an object that holds a secret much more than Hampi had hidden, in a place 2000 miles far north of Hampi - the Himalayas. The Himalayas have something to tell and wh... more
  • Death of a Monk

    by Tanmoy Bhattacharjee
    Legend has it that the unexplained death of one of the five most powerful celestial monks, in full view of the others, created crippling suspicion and fear among them, finally leading to their downfall. When a real-life monk of a free-thinking Order dies of an inexplicable knife wound in front of his colleagues, the monastery is cast into an atmosphere of maniac misgivings, mutual mistrust and malignant malice. The detectives find their investigation complicated by the criminal history of the mo... more
  • The Slithy Toves

    by Ryan Scoville
    Decades after three children are abducted from a rural Ohio town and held captive in the woods, three more children disappear under similar circumstances. Though the abductor in the previous case was killed, Detective Terry Kruthers must deal with local speculation that the two crimes are intrinsically linked. Terry wants to treat this like his typical small town case, but the media puts him into the national spotlight and he is forced to chase an old rumor that two kidnappers committed the orig... more
  • Thirty Seconds to Live (The Blackwell Files Book 10)

    by Steven F. Freeman
    A jet-boat crash sets in motion a frantic investigation to find the saboteur. But with 15 fatalities, simply identifying the intended victim among the crowd proves a challenge. As the search for the killer continues, other victims succumb to "accidental" deaths--including the lead New Zealand investigator. Left in the cross hairs, Alton and Mallory race to unravel the mystery before the murderer can strike again. But will the Blackwells, like each of the victims, have only thirty seconds... more
  • Sue Lee Mysteries

    by D.M. Sorlie

    If you're a youth in 1941 living in San Francisco and a graduate of Stanford University, fluent in speech communications, especially Japanese, your talents were needed by Army intelligence, immediately.

    If and when the United States went to war against Japan, intelligence realized they had very few personnel that could speak the language or understand the culture, Including Japanese Americans. Their search of the universities throughout the US, turned up very sparse results.&nb... more

  • Demarcation

    by David Scott
    Darcy Garcia, Peter Dale and their team apply their investigative skills to help an archeologist locate the greatest archeological find of the ages. Darcy and Peter overcome danger and intrigue in an exciting and action-packed story that continues to keep you riveted in high suspense until the end.
  • A Special Breed of Warrior

    by Joseph Mujwit
    Zip is a military working dog destined to serve in the U.S. Special Operations Forces. Uniquely trained, he joins a SEAL Team and is deployed in Afghanistan's dangerous Korengal Valley with his partner and best friend, Petty Officer Todd Mitchell. Todd, the team, and their new K9 have their skills continually tested by the sinister influence of the Taliban leader dwelling in the mountains. As they battle the insurgents; the team defuse IEDs, uncover caches of weapons and withstand harassing enem... more
  • The Deadliest Fever: A Miriam Bat Isaac Mystery in Ancient Alexandria

    by June Trop

    Miriam bat Isaac, a budding alchemist and amateur sleuth in first-century CE Alexandria, is concerned when she learns that the threads of gold in the Great Synagogue's Torah mantle have been damaged. She takes the mantle to Judah, a renowned jeweler and the unrequited love of her life. He repairs the threads and assures her that the stones in the mantle are still genuine. Like Miriam, he is astonished that someone would damage the threads but leave the gems behind.

    Shortly before, t... more

  • The Deadliest Sport

    by June Trop
    Miriam bat Isaac, a budding alchemist in first-century CE Alexandria, welcomes her twin brother Binyamin home to fight his last gladiatorial bout in Alexandria. But when he demands his share of the family money so he can build a school for gladiators in Alexandria, Miriam explains that he forsook his share when he took the gladiatorial oath. When she refuses to loan him the money for what she feels is a shady, and dangerous, enterprise, Binyamin becomes furious. Soon after, the will of Amram, Mi... more
  • The Deadliest Hate

    by June Trop

    The Roman Empire may be the least of her enemies.

    A secret alchemical recipe to transmute copper into gold surfaces in first-century CE Caesarea. As soon as Miriam sets out to trace the leak, Judean terrorists target her for assassination. Eluding the assassins while protecting a secret of her own, she discovers that she, herself, is responsible for the leak. Moreover she is powerless to stop its spread throughout the Empire and beyond.

    But who is really trying to kill Miriam? Is ... more

  • The Deadliest Lie

    by June Trop

    She’s a brilliant alchemist-with a talent for solving mysteries.

    Miriam bat Isaac is a budding scholar in first-century CE Alexandria, though her dreams seem doomed. Who in her household or among her father’s Shabbat guests stole the scrolls containing the Alchemical League’s valuable formulas? Perhaps the thief was even her frantic father, on the cusp of financial ruin, eager for Miriam to end her dalliance with a handsome jeweler and marry into an honorable and wealthy family. Or her ... more

  • Green Zone Jack

    by I. James Bertolina
    Just back from a deep cover assignment and looking forward to a vacation, DSS special agent Payton Ladd gets an urgent request to lead a manhunt in Baghdad. Civilian auditor Ben Ater, nephew of a powerful senator, has disappeared, and the Resident Security Officer needs Payton to find him. The fact that the RSO is Payton’s old flame Catherine McCabe makes it hard for him to say no. Once in Baghdad, Payton retraces Ben’s steps and talks to everyone who knows or claims to know why the young ... more
  • The Indescribable

    by M V Harold
    The Indescribable is the story about a piece of glass art that cannot be copied, photographed, videotaped, or described in any way. So what happens when it gets stolen from the Rolling Hills museum? It is up to an overpriced detective and his friends to find the piece and the reason for its disappearance. As they search for the piece, they will find there is much more at stake than they realize.

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