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Mystery/Thriller

  • Apple-polisher

    by J.T. Holden
    When idealistic young high school teacher Jack McGregor agrees to take on the task of sorting through the personal effects of his recently deceased mentor, the enigmatic and formidable art teacher Gordon Powell, he stumbles onto a mystery. In Gordon's gloomy one-bedroom apartment, Jack discovers the painting of a naked teenage boy—an artistic rendering that hauntingly resembles a former student: senior class golden boy, and apple-polisher extraordinaire, Mickey Greenleaf, who disappeared shor... more
  • Endurance: (Faith Under Fire Trilogy, Book 2)

    by Gwen Sutton
    Dereka Jones is a beautiful, smart, outgoing young girl leading an ideal life where she’s surrounded by the love and nurture of four special women—her mama, Grandma Ruth, Aunt Kenya, and Auntie Jazz. But her blissful world is viciously shattered when a family nemesis from the past abducts Dereka and sells her into child sex slavery. In captivity she is forced to endure the most deplorable and degradable conditions imaginable. Dereka’s family is devastated, and tries desperately to find her ... more
  • Three Imaginary Boys

    by J.T. Holden
    When handsome jock Drew Thor agrees to help intellectual loner Logan Kotaro with an after-school assignment, he has no idea what he’s getting into. What begins as a simple drama class project—two guys in a room doing a scene about two guys in a room—soon spirals into a nightmare scenario, where fantasy and reality intersect, and a dark force that has slumbered for nearly seven years begins to stir.
  • Stolen Obsession

    by Marlene M. Bell

    PEOPLE DIE, BUT LEGENDS LIVE ON.

    Manhattan antiquities appraiser Annalisse Drury dreams of a quiet life on the family farm among the sheep she loves, when her best friend is murdered. The police assume robbery is the motive because her friend’s expensive bracelet is missing. But the 500-year-old artifact is rumored to carry an ancient curse, one that unleashes evil upon any who dare wear the jewelry created for the Persian royal family—and Annalisse believes... more

  • Flame Man

    by Ronald M. james (Pen name)
    Private Investigator, Sammy Shovel, believed getting married was the most bizarre thing he's ever done. But a case of fire, murder, rape, and mistaken identity could get his new wife killed. A pyromaniac strikes downtown San Francisco, and the Warehouse Alliance Association hires Sammy Shovel to solve what Flame Man is burning down the city—none of the fires where considered suspicious. A body to body collision with a dangerous man leads Sammy to a gravestone, but is it just a coincidence o... more
  • The Spirits of Al Faw

    by Francisco Ojeda
    Master Sergeant Deveroe, the Operations Sergeant for a military intelligence battalion deployed in Iraq in 2006, had just returned to his unit after recovering from an ambush three weeks prior. According to his physicians, Deveroe did not suffer any apparent injuries that would discourage his return to duty with his unit. It was Deveroe’s desire to join his unit to conduct final missions and operations, and then redeployment back to the United States. As he proceeded with his duties, Deveroe rea... more
  • The Orange Curtain

    by Chris D Dodson
    Things aren’t what they seem on the top floor of the South Coast Tower, aka, The Orange Curtain—so named because of its glassy veneer that reflects the sun—a fifty-story apartment building located in ritzy Newport Beach, California. A violent murder takes place in penthouse 5008, prompting an investigation by Lieutenant Detective Max Cusini and his partner, Detective Jimmy Sanchez. And what begins as a lone murder quickly unfolds into a string of serial killings inside this upscale building... more
  • The Nephilim Virus

    by John T Prather
    Nick Reese wakes from a three-year coma to find the world he once knew is gone. An ancient virus has infected two-thirds of the world's population, turning humans into either incredibly intelligent super-humans or large and indestructible animalistic creatures. For the survivors, there is no government, no antidote, and no safety. With the help of a beautiful hematologist named Faith and a man they call the Commander, Nick must survive long enough to discover the origin of the virus and learn ho... more
  • Hart of Madness

    by Lynne Kennedy
    Hart Island is a small island located in the Long Island Sound, off the coast of the Bronx, in New York City. It has been a public mass burial ground, a colossal “potter’s field” for a million souls since 1869. The crumbling remains of its buildings once served as: a Union Civil War prison camp, a tuberculosis sanatorium, a boys’ reformatory and . . . a woman’s lunatic asylum. New York City, 1902 Born into society, nineteen-year-old Ruby Hunt is accused of brutally killing her moth... more
  • They Do That for the Dead

    by Alan M. Blank

    When the victim of a violent crime points to his attacker he sees on a news television program, private investigator Sonny Knight and Bay Town detectives Simko and Hunter jump into action to get their man. But there’s only one problem. The victim has accused Stelton Pike, the most politically connected man in Bay Town.

    Femme fatales, resentment, and murder intersect in a highly charged case. Can the most influential man in Bay Town be a murderer? That’s who the victim pointe... more

  • Chinawoman's Chance

    by James Musgrave

    Clara Shortridge Foltz faces a patriarchal nemesis in 1884 San Francisco. When a white prostitute is murdered and flayed down to a skeleton, Clara is hired by the Six Companies of Chinatown to defend the sixteen males who are swept-up by the Chinatown Squad. This ragtag and corrupt group of sheriffs works for the mayor, Washington Bartlett. The mayor uses the nation’s anti-Chinese sentiment in his quest to win the race for Governor of California. Foltz, the first woman admitted to the C... more

  • Into the Pond

    by Marsha Cornelius
    After successfully leading the police to a notorious crook—okay, so she almost got herself killed—Rachel Sanders is hot on the trail of another mystery: Why did Deb Wiley, their newspaper carrier, drive her car into a small pond? And how could she possibly drown? The pond isn’t that deep. Hubby Brian is onboard with Rachel’s snooping now; he enjoys investigating bad folks almost as much as he enjoys the good sex that comes with the chase. And this time around, it isn't just the adrenaline ru... more
  • Up To No Good

    by Marsha Cornelius
    Someone in the neighborhood is making porn videos in their home? Busybody Rachel Sanders has got it in her head that because the shades are always closed, something unsavory is going on inside a house down the street. Hey, it’s not just the shades. There are never garbage cans at the curb, or a hose dragged out and left for days. She’s decided no one really lives in the house, they just slip in at night to make their adult films. Determined to get to the bottom of the mystery, Rachel ropes h... more
  • The Beckoning Ice

    by Joan Druett
    It is February 1839, and the ships of the United States Exploring Expedition are thrashing about dreaded Cape Horn, on their way to a rendezvous at Orange Harbor, Tierra del Fuego, on a crazy mission to be the first to find Antarctica. A sealing schooner hails the brig Swallow with a strange tale of a murdered corpse on an iceberg--surely a case for Wiki Coffin, half-Maori, half-Yankee "linguister," who is the representative of American law and order with the fleet. But circumstances are aga... more
  • Red Horse (A Dark Paradigm Conspiracy Thriller Book 2)

    by Jay Tinsiano & Jay Newton
    Haleema Sheraz, a cyber hacker for the Iranian government, discovers her father has gone missing. Frustrated at the lack of urgency from the police, she investigates and soon reveals a kidnapping network that spans back to Operation Paperclip in World War II. Meanwhile, her brothers join an ISIS-inspired uprising that is wreaking havoc inside Iran, and finding her father quickly becomes a mission to save her family. Joe Bowen and Hugo Reese continue to prepare Liberatus for a wider global ... more
  • BLOODGOOD

    by G. Franklin Prue
    Synopsis BLOODGOOD takes you to the mountains of Honduras to die. The story centers on four women military Officers out of the Iraq war of Desert Storm. They are now contract killers for the CIA. BLOODGOOD is about their lives and how they cope with killing enemies of the U.S. Government through drugs, sex, and isolation with the help of each other. They are our new Amazonian warriors in Special Ops. BLOODGOOD shows you the history of the Special Ops Unit all women’s group-The Black Knights.... more

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