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Mystery/Thriller

  • The Recurring Mortality of Declan Darby

    by Chris Cavanagh
    It wasn’t supposed to end like this. But then he saved the wrong life. Can a cat burglar undo the Apocalypse? Declan Darby lives in fear of human touch. Unnerved that skin-to-skin contact with another person shows him how they die, the talented thief limits his interactions to his partner and the woman he secretly loves. But when he makes the horrible mistake of saving a stranger’s life, he discovers he’s changed the future and now everyone is going to perish. Pursued by a relentless assassi... more
  • No child of mine

    by Olga Gibbs
    In tone with the acclaimed works of George Orwell and drawing on my personal experience of growing up in Soviet Russia, this is a story of a father’s journey to save his child from a totalitarian regime, who is in order to bury the truth prepared to exterminate an entire generation.
  • Oo-roo

    by Michael Barrett Miller
    Oo-roo is an Aboriginal word meaning "See you." "...The specter of restored passport control checkpoints and customs at the border with Northern Ireland is contemplated with horror by people here who remember the delays and inefficiencies that the border used to cause in the old days..." From a speech delivered by a Member of the Dáil. Brexit is rapidly changing traditional European relationships. In the middle of these swirling seas, Jack and Mick are tasked with investigating the security of... more
  • Land's End: To Save the Realm 2

    by T. B. Crattie
    The time is 1964, the place is swinging England. Southern boy and WWII vet Brock Coole has been summoned (well, kidnapped actually) to England by Sir Alfred St. John Sherbourne, a shadowy figure operating out of the British Museum. Brock's old comrade, Lord Jack Torbryan, has teamed with a rogue druid named Cathbad to commit a series of high profile assassinations. These assassinations, however, are meant to distract from Cathbad's greater, far more weighty intentions. After being deposited in N... more
  • Mantis

    by Steve Zell

    In 1968 Los Angeles, Investigative Reporter Deanne Mulhenney and Medical Examiner Sara Poole, risk their lives in a dangerous attempt to bring a brutal murderer to justice. Mob wars, politics and a thriving drug trade have produced an assassin like no other. Evidence suggests the killer is female - a woman with terrifying skills...and tastes.

  • Red Romance

    by Timberly Price

    Falling in love with a serial killer is normal, right?

    Layla Fabian is just your average teenage girl living every teenage girl’s nightmare: being the new kid. Far from her friends and the life she once knew, Layla struggles to find her footing in the unforgiving landscape of high school. The only thing that relieves some of the pressure is the attention of the mysterious and brooding neighbor next door--a man who’s caught her eye. Despite the rumors, both i... more

  • DON'T TRUST HER

    by Elizabeth Boles
    The blackmail letter reads, I know what you’ve done. Court Lane has worked hard to create her fairytale life—loving and trusting husband, well-adjusted kids, safe neighborhood. So when the letter arrives at her doorstep, the message is clear—pay up or have your world destroyed. With nowhere to turn, Court succumbs to the blackmailer’s demands. But she can’t forget about the letter. It haunts her. A girls’ trip offers the perfect distraction. She and her three closest friends head to a ... more
  • The Reason for Time

    by Deborah Court
    Maggie Dunn, Alison Budge and Wolfe Corbyn arrive in Toronto on the same flight from London. Sullen but feisty Alison is running from her troubled past in Scotland, hoping to make a new beginning. Wolfe has been banished for crimes he committed at his father's London bank. Maggie is coming home, to confront her past, reclaim her life and perhaps finally, to stop running. The three team up, and their fresh start begins well. But Maggie's health is failing. She is sick and confused. Could her thi... more
  • 17 Marigold Lane

    by R.M. Gilmore

    After discovering the lump in her bicep is deadly, 17-year-old self-proclaimed loser, Prudence Penderhaus, weaves the tale of Flintlock, a small town known for Friday night football, rainy days, and recently, secrets.

    Her dry humor, and undying affinity for film, books, and music, meld into a quirky, Burton-esque backdrop of cloudy skies and looming architecture.

    When a moment of long-awaited courage brings her to the porch of the town's "spook house", unco... more

  • Ending Samsara

    by J W Voyce
    MARCUS cultivates and sells cannabis and psychedelic mushrooms. Heading to see GAZ, a regular client, he suspects he’s being followed. After making it into the wealthy customer’s apartment, two men force their way in and Marcus hides in a secret panic room. Via security cameras, he’s forced to watch the men lynch Gaz from his own light fitting in a staged suicide. Terrified, and certain he led the men there, Marcus escapes via the roof. He convinces his partner TILD that they should flee their h... more
  • Curse of Cortés

    by Guy Morris

    In 1672, Henry Morgan took 36 ships and 2,000 men to sack Panama City for a $1 billion plunder and 600 slaves. Afterward, Morgan cheated his men, disappearing with nearly the entire treasure, and 200 slaves on three ships never to be seen again. Morgan alone survived as a haunted man who hid away in drunken debauchery, and burned his log books to keep the world from learning the terrifying truth. True story.

     

    Three hundred years later, Sophia Martinez discovers odd relics hi... more

  • The Quickening of Alec Ross

    by Walter Reid
    A psychological thriller set against the ambivalent values of occupied France. Alec Ross, a withdrawn and reserved young man who had avoided entanglements, finds himself drawn into the world of spying and resistance. The book explores the nature and ambiguities of commitment against a gripping personal drama.
  • Operation Traction

    by Daniel James
    A fast-paced novel that juxtaposes two time periods, i.e. 1989 and the 1940s and the points of view of two protagonists searching to untangle personal mysteries. The story blends historical fact with fiction and entwines suspense and human interest with action; wrapped in the backdrop of a world at war and wide-ranging locations from North Africa, Europe and the United Kingdom.
  • Licosa

    by Nick Goulding
    He was looking for a fortune, not a story. But as journalist Martin Bass tries to find a shipwreck off the Italian coast, innocent locals start dying under suspicious circumstances. As much as he tries, Bass can’t ignore the fact that a killer has come to town and brought with him a ruthless political agenda. Before long, his reporter’s curiosity lands Bass and his crew in the middle of a Cold War conspiracy with global ramifications. Left versus right. Communist versus fascist. The political qu... more
  • Murder, Key West Style

    by Dave Vizard
    Sarge, an American war hero from Bay City, Michigan, dies alone and homeless in Key West, a mystical place many refer to as paradise. News reporter Nick Steele is in the Keys to get married when he's drawn into the mysterious death of the former Marine by toxic brew. Steele investigates Sarge's life among the homeless. But more digging peels back a Key West veneer yo reveal shocking evil that turns paradise into hell.
  • Death by Chaos

    by Renaii West

    Tasha, Elizabeth, Dawn, and Miranda were the undisputed goddesses of their Southern California liberal arts college in the 1970s. With distinct talents, beauty, and accomplishments, each goddess appeared destined to be forever traveling on that path called the charmed life. But in a tragic twist of fate, a student is found murdered on campus just before graduation. Suspicion falls in their midst, and one of them goes missing. Destinies are changed forever.

    Now fast-forward 20 years, lon... more

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