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Mystery/Thriller

  • Death on the Boardwalk

    by Caleb Wygal
    When death arrives on recently widowed bookstore owner Clark Thomas' backdoor, he gets drawn into the investigation. What he discovers changes his life. ​The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is normally an idyllic place until the body of a local businesswoman and environmentalist gets dumped by the back door of his shop. Clark finds himself in a unique position to investigate the crime. But should he? When it comes to murder, something else drives him he doesn't want to admit. As he launches his own... more
  • Old Mrs. Kimble's Mansion

    by George T. Arnold

    Forty-four-year-old Forrest Alderson isn’t at all sure of his motives for returning from self-imposed exile to Asher Heights, West Virginia, to see his hometown for the first time since he graduated from college. All he knows for certain is it’s something he has to do if he is to find out whether he can break free from the tragedy that compelled him to flee or whether he is forever doomed to be imprisoned by it.

    He has spent the intervening twenty-three years in sacrificial ... more

  • The Monks Hood Murders

    by Karen Menuhin
    A 1920s Murder Mystery in the depths of rural Yorkshire A scoundrel lies dying, he makes his confession; his sins were despicable and he wants to atone for his wasted life. He bequeaths an invaluable gift to Monks Hood Abbey, an ancient Monastery set in a lonely corner of the Yorkshire moors. But sin throws a long shadow and corruption crawls in its shade. Strangers come forward and lay claim to the monks' inheritance. Chaos simmers and then boils over, shattering the tranquility of the Abbey.Th... more
  • Because You're Mine

    by Luna Miller
    Is it always for the best to look for a missing person? Gunvor Ström is not entirely sure as she believes there are those who don´t want to be found. Despite this, she takes on a case. A wife needs help to find her husband, Per Cedergren. A simple case at first glance. Gunvor is convinced that he has sneaked off on an adventure with a mistress and soon will return voluntarily. Gunvor's good friend Aidan also makes his debut as a private detective when he helps a new acquaintance to look for her... more
  • The Worthy Negotiation

    by Kenneth James Allen
    James Worthy’s life is out of control. The military has discharged him for a crime they can’t prove. His wife and daughter are dead. He has no future and his past haunts him. But a mysterious phone call gives him a way out of his miserable life. When he accepts a meeting to discuss a lucrative position, he walks into more than he bargained for. He believes it is a simple interview to discuss his qualifications and skill as a sniper. However, the two men on the other side of the table, Barnab... more
  • Tone Dead: A Britannia Bay Mystery

    by Sydney Preston
    A beloved choir director dies unexpectedly, seemingly of natural causes. A local arts reporter is accused of being responsible for her death. Shortly after, she herself is found dead during what appears to be a botched robbery. But is it? And who is she, really? And are the deaths linked? And what is the connection between the victim and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service? Detective Sergeant Ray Rossini goes off to Italy with his family, believing the case is closed, His partner, D.S. J... more
  • Starburst Over China

    by Robert H. Kono
    Starburst Over China takes Detective Jim Sato, a dedicated cop, and Gilda Dobrowski, a small city psychic, back to the StarCenter at Defense Intelligence Agency Headquarters to engage in a Top Secret project to telepathically manipulate a Chinese--a CCP_member--working in intelligence as a section chief in the Ministry of State Security. The duo are hooked up to UB-X-00, a giant AI super computer that enhances their brain waves and bioenergy, in an attempt to stir up trouble--any kind of trouble... more
  • The Messenger

    by John Etterlee
    Rob Walker has served in countless operations in combat zones across the globe. Now, his mission is personal. 
US Special Forces sniper, Sergeant First Class Rob Walker returns from a long tour in Afghanistan to find that home has changed for the worse. A drug kingpin and old high school classmate has taken over several blocks surrounding Rob’s old Brooklyn neighborhood. Ruthless and armed to the teeth, residents are afraid of speaking out against them for fear of the worst. 
Soon after... more
  • The Savior: A gripping psychological thriller with shocking twists

    by Abdellatif Radja
    Three years after the tragic death of baby Sarah, Emily decides to have a child again. She hires a doula and tries to settle into a semblance of normalcy. Then on a cold autumn morning, husband David wakes up to find a note from Emily on the refrigerator door: Goodbye Forever. David wonders why Emily left him just a few days before her due date. Well, their marriage isn’t the most perfect in the world, but he did everything he could to save it, or at least that's what he thought. Under mountin... more
  • The Daughter of Patience

    by Hussin Alkheder
    It is January 2010, as two police officers emerge from their car and sprint into a building in an old Damascus neighborhood. They are joined moments later by Detective Mansuor Chait from the Criminal Security Administration and find the lifeless body of a mother of four daughters and a boy with a congenital bone disorder, inside one of the apartments. After Chait writes his report, he is handed an envelope stuffed with money. A month later, Mullah Abdullah Al-Allab, a religious man is arrested a... more
  • Whisper

    by Tracy Bilen
    Olivia hears voices of the dead. Jacob draws faces of those about to die. In a town terrorized by a serial killer, Jacob meets Olivia. But the voice in Olivia’s head echoes the warning in Jacob’s dream… You’re next.
  • The Devil's Safe

    by M.J. Holt
    Death threats, lies, and murder send Stella Fargo to the brink of losing her life unless she can make her way through a maze of betrayals, hate, and violence. The police suspect that she had been sent to retrieve millions of lost money and drugs that her BFF's murdered husband stole, and so do the murdered man's thugs. Then the woman whom she wishes had been her mother is murdered. The people who should help cannot be found. The man who can help her may be the greatest threat of all. Stella has ... more
  • The Concrete Vineyard

    by Cam Lang

    This detective story is a rare vintage - cleverly crafted to keep readers guessing. Self-Publishing Review
    Packing an intellectual punch, this smart murder/mystery will have you guessing and gripped! Why would anyone want to murder one of the most respected senior citizens, Niagara-on-the-Lake has ever had? Retired history professor Edward Mitchell was surely not long for the grave, so why would someone risk life in prison to kill him?  Picking up the clues is the reluctant... more

  • Black Rifle

    by Alex Davidson

    There has been another mass shooting in America, and thirteen people are dead. One of the victims is the daughter of Marco Barros, a powerful U.S. senator. The killer is still at large. Their identity and motive remain a mystery. Rookie ATF Agent Miranda Lopez's only lead is the murder weapon: an AR-15, a.k.a. the "black rifle."

    Forced to work with Cal, a mysterious private sector mercenary hired by Senator Barros, Miranda's search for the rifle will take her acro... more

  • Wolfing Down a Moon

    by Craig Wells
    Wolfing Down The Moon, playing homage to magical realism, and to the novels Walter Mosley and Sherman Alexie, allows Gecko to redeem himself for how he acted as an LA Police detective in the late 20th Century. Gecko, a mammoth white man of 317 pounds, with gentle features and a voice like a woman, cannot delay his retirement after 33 years. LA has fingered him as a chump. He is confused, fed up, angry. He wants to be like the kid who fell in love after a brief, chance encounter with a Centennial... more
  • Mad City

    by Victor Vahl

    Mad City explores the lives of New Manhattan impacted by the corruption of a once-coveted all-cure drug.  Isaac Sage, son of the deceased creators of the drug, pursues a personal vendetta under the guise of a vigilante, showcasing his true potential and the greatest of his inner demons.

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