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by Lee JamesCynthia Shade. That's her name. She has ADHD and cynophobia. That's just a fancy way of saying she's terrified of dogs. Not all dogs mind you, just the tiny ones that come at you with their razor-sharp fangs and frenzied eyes. To make it worse, she can't find a job, rather, she can't keep a job, and she's about to be evicted. Just when she gets a glimmer of hope she's blackmailed into trying to solve a murder. Wait-what? Cue the handsome sheriff who awakens real interest in perpetually single ... more
by Jeanne BandolinaPiedmont Triad International Airport, Greensboro, NC. During landing, a policeman enters the cockpit of a Galaxy Airlines jet and convinces Captain Alex Decker to request a different gate. Alex heeds the warning, and minutes later, an explosion rocks the concourse where he should have parked the plane. On the heels of the tragic fire at the Greensboro airport, Alex teams up with FBI Agent Maria Rodriguez. They travel from North Carolina to Africa and Central America in pursuit of an unknown and... more
by Gail Meath
Meet Jax Diamond, a sharp, sophisticated, skilled, no-nonsense private detective. Or is he?
Glued to his side is his canine partner, Ace, a fierce and unrelenting German Shepherd whose mere presence terrorizes criminals into submission. Well, maybe not.
But the two of them are a whole lot smarter than they look. And they have their hands full when a playwright’s death is declared natural causes, and his new manuscript worth a million bucks is missing.
Laura Graystone, ... more
by L.C. BlackwellPeter Dumas is one of 13 guests at a killer Christmas weekend in the country with no expectation of using his clairvoyant gifts to solve a murder. But murder seems to follow Peter. First, an advertising VP is killed with a Comanche arrow at a TV shoot in Florida. Then the ardrows target his host's family and a Native American arrow maker in Wisconsin. Who does the deed? Who survives? You'll have to read who Peter targets.
by Autumn SidersE.M. Sanchez is well-known for two things, her skills as a private investigator and her love of tuna. Partnered with the famous yellow bird, Web, there isn't a case the two of them can't solve. When a bird feeder gets broken in the neighborhood, the two set out to uncover who is responsible and clear the name of one very nervous squirrel. More importantly, will Sanchez be able to solve the case and still squeeze in a nap or two?
by Richard HelmsRichard Helms’ Derringer Award-winning (The Gospel According to Gordon Black) and Shamus Award-winning (Brittle Karma) San Francisco private eye Eamon Gold returns in Doctor Hate, a tale cast in molds forged by Raymond Chandler, Ross Macdonald, and Robert B. Parker. Brandon Hunt is an arch-conservative, racist, sexist, xenophobic college professor, and he isn't shy about it. Having won almost termination-proof tenure in a lawsuit against the university, he has become a lightning rod for contr... more
by DC MalleryCassia is the story of Dr. Jack Temple—an ambitious young physician working at a state psychiatric hospital—who becomes obsessed with cheating death to save his dying wife. And it is the story of his wife, Wendy, struck down in her prime, and now caught in a web of madness she can't understand. It's also the story of Dr. Temple's precocious assistant, Lillian Anderson, who is also driven by relentless obsession but for far different reasons … and it’s the story of the ruthless psychopath, Edmund... more
by J.J. Cagney
He thought he was investigating money laundering, but the case is far more menacing. It’s murder…
Detective Sam Chastain has been dreading his next case: he must investigate his father-in-law’s role in a federal money-laundering scheme. When a grisly murder reframes the case, he must find answers before he loses another witness.
At the same time, new evidence sheds light on the decades-old drowning death of Cici’s uncle. She&... more
by Karen Ann HopkinsThe Fortuna Coin is a haunting psychological thriller about domestic abuse, personal choices and second chances. Wendy Catalano, a newly remarried mother of four, finds herself, her husband and her children, murder victims of her ex-husband. A family heirloom takes her back in time to the beginning of her relationship with her eventual killer where she’s given the magical opportunity to change the future and stop her family's tragic ending. But she isn't aware that she's reliving a tortured l... more
by John J SpearmanThe second adventure of Casimir FitzDuncan. Caz has a new challenge land in his lap and only a brief time to pull it off. He finds help from unlikely sources as he attempts to swindle a swindler.
by Amanda L. Webster
by Michele PW (Pariza Wacek)If you've got a problem, Charlie Kingsley probably has a tea that’ll help make it right. EXCEPT when it comes to love. She does NOT do love potions. Not even for Courtney, her pregnant new client who showed up three weeks before Christmas seeking a love potion because her husband was cheating on her. So, Courtney asked about poison, instead. She said she was joking. That's what happens between wives and husbands. They get angry and talk about killing each other. They don't really mea... more
by Angelo Thomas CrapanzanoThe Adventure of Detective Robert Bensen is a fictional novel of the life of Robert Bensen and the adventures he had after he retired from the police force. After his wife passed away, to keep busy he started to write a novel around all the action he had during his time in the police force. However, his previous boss Captain Wilson did not let him retire in peace. He was asked to come back as a part time detective when his keen ability to investigate a crime was needed. Robert couldn't resist th... more
by Aleese Hughes
Every Oseran is born with a Mage Gift but, for the talented Inspector Russell Gaines, even his abilities could not help him prevent the death of his sister at the hands of a serial killer known as the New Age God.
Years later, the once-promising inspector is a retired, washed-up drunkard who finds himself plagued by the demons of his past. But, when a member of the prominent Melton family is found dead, and one of their own is implicated, he reluctantly finds himself d... more
by Michael Leppert“People don’t often think of corruption or white-collar crap having an actual crime scene, but the Winner’s Circle was the scene of this one.” Will O’Courtney is the ultimate insider. Having worked as an experienced contract lobbyist in Indianapolis for over a decade, he knows all the ins and outs of back-room deals and trading information. Shortly after his divorce is finalized, Will resolves to turn his life around, and just when he starts to think of leaving the winning course, he lands a ... more
by Erica NobleRebecca Sheriff is your average young Australian. She has her rag-tag friends and Blake, her childhood friend and boyfriend. To her, the road she walks is certain and easily followed. Until, on the last day of high school, she receives news that puts a roadblock in that path. She’s to attend a prestigious college called Hallowell’s Academy, on the other side of the world. But, as she arrives, she discovers that all is not as it seems with this academy. There is something dark and evil that linge... more