Run, Run, Baby

As the chatty classroom of kindergarten children excitedly awaits the final bell to release them for the weekend, Chloe, racked with exhaustion, desperately attempts to keep her eyes open. Nervously staring at the battered wooden desk, her six-year-old mind becomes fixated on the sound of the room's ticking clock. Emaciated and sleep-deprived, she reluctantly surrenders her consciousness. The inno ...

Broken Chords

When jealousy amps up to murder rock and roll on the high seas hits a sour note! Nine days floating through paradise? Free? Who wouldn't jump at the chance? Well, Chef Tina Crawford is rethinking her decision ... Take a rock and roll themed cruise and complete one simple task: bury the hatchet with my rock star father. Oh yeah, and do it sober. The prize? A partnership in the Cosmic Café. ...

The CIAs Encounter With Akinlana Osei

This International CIA thriller takes the reader to New Zealand, Nigeria, and finally to the United States, where terrorism follows. Akinlana Osei, aka Gill, does not know what to do after his family is kidnapped in Nigeria in return for a remote device that can go through airport security without being detected. He contacts the CIA and becomes a person of interest because of his computer security ...

Magpies and Murder

Laura Valorian is an emergency room physician who, while attending a medical conference in Orlando, Florida, stumbles one evening across a victim of homicide—a woman she knows. The dead woman had hidden money in the nearby psychic town of Cassadaga—money that other people desperately wanted.

When Laura becomes a suspect in the crime, she and Alec Dupree, a private investigator and frien ...

12 Days of Murder

The holidays are hard enough for widowed NYC detective Frank Schultt without the gifts of a Christmas serial killer and a handsome FBI criminalist. On the first day of Christmas, a serial killer gave to me, twelve holiday murders… A killer is on the loose in New York City during the Christmas holidays and it’s up to NYC Detective Frank Schultt and his partner to figure out who the killer is and pu ...

The ForEver Child

She was two, and yet she was twenty. How could she be both in the space of twenty-four hours? ‘I call it a Revolution,’ she explained. As Crane Industries unveils its latest medical advance to ward of illness and aging, journalist Luke Maynard gets the opportunity to lift the lid on what it really does, and why Jason Crane, it’s founder and brilliant scientist CEO has shrouded himself in secrecy f ...

Karmic Conviction

Elizabeth O'Connor is an Irish-Italian stunner who has it all, intelligence, looks and drive. Her one flaw is that she is in love with bad boy Henre Pierre, a handsome loudmouth who has to have one up on the world at all times. A con artist by trade, money, power and greed are his drugs of choice. But this time, he went too far and Elizabeth becomes the victim. Her life is plummeted into an abyss ...

Stolen Memories

Madison Thompson was working a summer job in a brokerage firm to save enough money to finish her history degree the following year. Unaware that she walked into danger after closing the office, Madison carried a night deposit bag to the bank across a busy parking lot. A van suddenly blocked her path. One robber dragged her inside the van at knifepoint, and the other drove away. The next day Madiso ...

What Doesn't Kill You, the mystery

Lauren Beck’s friends, phone, home, credit and credibility are gone, severed with surgical precision by an enemy intent on framing her for murder. Is it one of the insureds she was hired to investigate? The fellow employee she upstaged? Does the daughter of her landlady and dear friend, Corinne Wilder, hate her even more than she thought? Whoever targeted her should beware. Lauren Beck knows how t ...

Neon Eclipse

One of Case City's most skilled assassins, Jackson Cole is a wanted man. After annihilating his latest target, he quickly learns the prominent man's identity. Now, a perilous enemy seeks revenge, and rival guilds look to take advantage of his vulnerability. For Jackson, it's become kill or be killed, but will a steady aim be enough to take on the entire city?

Private Island

Only the invited get to stay. Only the lucky ones get to leave. When Katrina Darlington lost everything, she turned to a stranger for help. Desperate and grieving, she trusted the hand of friendship and travelled halfway across the world to a very private island. Blue skies, blistering sunshine, and luxury on a scale way beyond the average person’s means. The perfect place to start again, surround ...

My Book Journal

How many times have you stood in a bookstore and wondered, "Have I read this book yet?" This journal is designed to help you (and me!) to avoid re-reads (unless the book was really great), to keep up with your favorite series, and to keep track of books you've bought and haven't read or want to borrow from the library. Also includes reading goals and challenges!

Christmas Cloches and Corpses

Bodies are dropping like gumdrops off a gingerbread house! Max's nephew, Dwight, is in a nursing home; but instead of the holiday season being a time of goodwill, several of Dwight's friends have died under mysterious circumstances. Is the facility merely suffering a run of bad luck, or is there something sinister going on? Either way, Max, the Ghostly Fashionista, is determined not to let her bel ...

The Advocate Series (13 Book Series)

From Book 1: For Sabre Orin Brown, life is good; she has it all...or would have, if only she could solve the mysterious disappearance of her brother. The search for her brother and her career as a Juvenile Court Attorney collide when she defends a nine-year-old whose father will go to any length to obtain custody. 
Sabre finds herself immersed in a case with too many unanswered ques ...

She Wore Mourning

From USA Today Bestselling Author, P.D. Workman! A dead child. A mother deep in mourning. Private Investigator Zachary Goldman’s life isn’t all roses, but he tries to put his own shattered life behind him to investigate the death of five-year-old Declan Bond. Declan’s death has been ruled an accident, but his grandmother thinks there is more to it. She fears Declan’s mother will not be able to fin ...

A Lead Pill

My Gran used to say, “There are times when the only way out is a lead pill.” These are stories when things got that bad. A Lead Pill is the second collection of short stories from a HARD PLACE. Stories of loneliness and betrayal, of false hope and shattered dreams, of gifts and regrets, of love and accidental kindness. Each story follows separate paths that lead to the understanding that sometimes ...

Makeup and Murder

It is early autumn, and Dixie Mae Carver is enjoying working as a Beauty Maven Cosmetics representative in her small hometown of Friendship. Her business is off to a great start until she finds one of her wealthy customers murdered by a knife-wielding maniac. When Detective Harlan Granger takes over the murder case, Dixie feels sure that he can quickly bring the killer to justice. Harlan and his t ...

Snowfall in Venice

An intriguing tale of suspense and adventure unfolds in this entertaining tale of a promising young cosmetic surgeon and his bride who stumble onto a stolen treasure while on their honeymoon trip to Italy. Danger erupts when a morose Mafia chieftain offers Doctor Mark Gundersen a terrible choice. Operate successfully on his disfigured daughter and keep the treasure----or face a slow lingering deat ...

What You Deserve

Years ago, my brother—The Lancaster Slasher—covered our hometown in blood.

I won't let it happen again.

Riding high after her latest arrest and promotion in sight, Erin Hastings is plunged back to reality with her first serial killer case—in her hometown. Reminders of her brother’s murders plague her nightmares. Haunted by the similarities between the two cases—beautiful women, ...

Fountains and Secrets

In bustling, affluent ancient Rome during the reign of Emperor Claudius, status matters—yet some dare to ignore it. And some dare to defy social conventions. Inspired by Jesus’s radical views, unconventional Livia Aemilia cares little about stuffy Roman dignity. She’d rather help others and solve crimes. But when her new husband forbids her from sleuthing, she continues in secret and soon learns t ...

3 Hollywood Mystery Thrillers: Carnage, Mayhem & Havoc

If you love bad boys who ultimately make good, you'll love this series of Hollywood mysteries. In Havoc, Rob Gigot is an ex-trust fund kid with nothing to lose, and a real desire to know how his Malibu girlfriend committed suicide by shooting herself twice in the head. In Carnage, Rob's just trying to keep his dad's rich clients out of trouble, but somebody wants him dead, dead, dead. Finally, in ...

A Day for Bones

Bones litter the street… A catastrophic flood in Ellicott City leaves more than damaged buildings in its wake: a human skeleton now lies scattered along Main Street. Did a colonial settler wash out of his grave? Or is it murder? As Detective Lieutenant Rick Peller and his team investigate, the descendants of James Ferring, a local business icon from a bygone era, become the focus, and Peller is su ...

The Music Hall Murder

London, 1909 Ruby Redlick is a young woman with a passion for reading, who yearns to break free of her constrained life in Upper Norwood and go on the stage. She dreams of playing dramatic characters like her idol Sarah Bernhardt. But the West End is full of lords, predators and courtesans. Ruby almost comes a cropper until a new friend comes to the rescue and introduces her to the ...

The ForEver  Project

What if you had all the all the time in the world? Would you become a better person? Or worse? And what would you do with all that power? Unexpectedly, Jason Crane goes from having his anticipated three score years and ten, to having only six months to live, then to having FOREVER as immortality beckons. Jason Crane behaves like he's God - well, he does joke that his initials are JC, but Jason's n ...

Munchies and Murder

From USA Today bestselling author Leslie Langtry comes Merry Wrath's most wild case yet! Ex-CIA agent turned scout leader, Merry Wrath, faces her greatest challenge yet when her cranky new neighbor is convinced Merry’s cat is melting her mind from across the street. But when Merry tries to extend an olive branch in the form of Girl Scout cookies, she finds the neighbor murdered! Worse yet, the sec ...

Dead Winner

NEW RELEASE -- Pre-Order now for $2.99 -- 40% off -- Delivery to your Kindle November 22nd. Be careful what you wish for . . . Rory McEntyre is a lonely trusts & estates attorney who plays the hero inside video games. Then, his old flame, Monica, walks into his office with a $60 million winning lottery ticket and a world of trouble. Monica’s husband, Tom, is dead, apparently from a self-inflic ...

Jessica Huntington Desert Cities Mystery

From Book 1: USA Today bestselling author, Anna Celeste Burke, brings you an unconventional sleuth hot on the heels of high-living lowlifes in book 1 of the Jessica Huntington Desert Cities Mystery Series. Even in a desert paradise, life is full of surprises like A Dead Husband. 

"My first day as a sleuth was more Stephanie Plum than Miss Marple." Meet Jessica Huntington, an a ...

The Book Swap

Newly-separated Laura is back home living with her mum. She spends her days reading and escaping from the realities of her new life alone - until that life suddenly becomes more complicated than she could ever have imagined. When a novel received from an online book swap contains a chilling note, Laura has to overcome her own fears to help a stranger. First, she must uncover just exactly who is it ...

Hatchet

One determined detective. One thorough medical examiner. And the serial killer that brings them together. Connecticut State Police Detective Wesley Dawson will stop at nothing until this maniac serial killer is locked up and put away for good. With bodies piling up and his older sister living on the streets, Wes refuses to let anything get in his way. The crimes are gruesome, and nobody is safe wi ...

Fake Death

One dead body. Multiple identities. Can an amateur sleuth see through the charade before she becomes a tragic victim? Young military widow, Dotty Sayers, is delighted with her new job at an auction house in Britain’s picturesque Cotswolds. She reluctantly agrees to take part in a Remembrance parade, to commemorate her husband and his fallen comrades, but she’s shocked to learn that after the event ...

Nomad (4 Book Series)

From Book 1: Read the novel voted Science Fiction Book of the Year*, now in development as a major motion picture. Nomad is the first book in a new four-part epic from million-copy bestseller Matthew Mather.

Humanity only has days to prepare. Can one family survive?

SOMETHING MASSIVE IS COMING, and it's heading for Earth. That's what astronomer Ben ...

Back to the Burgh and Beyond, Owl's Nest Mysteries Book 1

Meet Alexa Owl. She's returned home to Pittsburgh after a divorce to start a new life and a new business, The Owl’s Nest Couturier Shoppe. Much to her surprise, she's getting more than she ever bargained for: Detective Bobby Starr, and he's no ordinary sleuth. Bobby is an angel who's returned to Earth in hopes of earning his way into the Guardian Angel Squad. He's been sent by none other than Sain ...

Party Wine

A party house, bad wine, and a dead villager add up to murder! When Sofi Francese heads to Italy to restore the family property, she never expects it to feature a dead relative. She runs to the nearest police station, but Cenzo Bot ignores her until he learns that the victim is also the town’s mayor. Together they follow leads, but the villagers only want to hear about Sofi’s wine cellar.

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Suspect Santa

Suspect Santa (Dev Haskell Private Investigator Book 33) Private Investigator Dev Haskell gets a call from Tubby Gustafson. There’s a car waiting for Dev just outside his office. If he doesn’t want to take the ride, he’ll have to drive himself to the Emergency room. Dev decides whatever he was involved in can wait and is driven to Tubby’s mansion. Turns out Tubby wants any and all information on e ...

Crooked Man

Maverick New Orleans lawyer Tubby Dubonnet's new client is Darryl Alvarez, the manager of a local nightclub who's been caught unloading marijuana from a shrimp boat. At their first meeting, Darryl entrusts Tubby with an ordinary-looking blue gym bag--filled with cash. After Darryl's unfortunate demise, Tubby can’t just give up the cash. If he gets caught, he’ll be in jail; if the wrong people catc ...

Fruit Baskets and Holiday Caskets

Christmas comes with chaos—and a murder—in the fifth book in the Down South Café cozy mystery series! Amy Flowers thinks her biggest problem is going to be creating an enormous cake dummy to mount atop her car for Winter Garden’s upcoming Christmas parade. But when one of Roger's employees is murdered, making the float is the least of Amy’s worries. Her childhood friend is a prime suspect, Aunt Be ...

Brotherly Love

Sibling rivalries during a mariachi show threaten brotherly love! When Andy Veracruz agrees to help his girlfriend stage a show in Vegas, he never expects the junior trumpet players to knock one another unconscious or his brother-in-law to blackmail his sister. Despite aid from a lookalike brother and a quick-thinking cousin, how can Andy put on a classy show while investigating multiple crimes?

Death Takes a Detour

A murder. A mystery. A legacy to uphold. Abbie Grimshaw’s road to recovery from a traumatic experience takes her on many journeys. On a whim, she stops at St. Michael’s church and runs straight into more danger. This time, there’s a supernatural complication: she can see—and talk to—the Earl of Ashford. He died in 1816, but death doesn’t stop him from charging Abbie with the safety of two young or ...

Sweet Penelope and The Darkness of David Braxton

For David Braxton, his friends call him Davey and you can too, things are finally going right in his life. In his career, he's about to have the biggest week of his life where he works, the prestigious law firm of Myers, Morgan and Moore. In his personal life, he is about to ask his girlfriend, Abigail, to marry him. Life is a dream. For once! Everything in life is perfect, except for... THE DARKN ...

The Mystery at Rosestem Holiday Village

Abandoned by her spirit guide and reeling from a bad break-up, Lexi turns her back on her calling as a medium. Hunting for direction in her life, she borrows her best friend’s giant dog and heads to Rosestem Holiday Village for a quiet getaway. But the dead aren’t quite done with her yet. Even the irritation of a new spirit guide isn’t enough to persuade Lexi to return to her old calling, but a ch ...

Death by Flamenco: An Easter Murder in Seville

PREORDER NOW - BOOK 7 IN THE TRAVEL CAN BE MURDER COZY MYSTERY SERIES RELEASES ON DECEMBER 10! When a renowned travel writer is killed during a flamenco workshop, tour guide Lana Hansen is one of the Spanish police’s prime suspects. Can she sleuth out the killer’s true identity and dance her way out of a jail sentence before her group’s tour to Seville is over? The Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mys ...

The Corpse's Secret Life

Pat’s fledgling private investigation company, PIP Inc., has a promising new case. Pat is still wearing a wrist cast after breaking her arm in a confrontation with a killer, so when she’s hired by the City of Watsonville to unearth the identity of an older woman who died in her bed, she’s delighted that her next job promises to be a simple computer-based research project. Why is it that things are ...

It Began With a Lie

All Becca wanted was a fresh start. That wasn’t what she got. Get started with this award-winning series today.

The Spiricom

She was killed on their wedding day…but he couldn’t let her go. Tall, handsome Dr. Spencer Py was a well-respected environmental scientist...until the limo crash when a treacherous Maine road took away his new bride Melanie and left him in a wheelchair. He is racked with despair over his failure to save her until the fateful night he discovers plans on the internet for the Spiricom, Thomas Edison’ ...

The Dutiful Daughter

Carmela is on the run with nothing more than a Star Trek flip phone, a ring from a wedding she can’t remember, and a Glock 19. Can she find the key to her husband’s death before the killers find her? Carmela Canova Cardova always did what her parents wanted. She majored in marketing like they suggested, graduated from the college they paid for, married the man they chose. But the day after the wed ...

Lethal Blossoms (Trace Conner Book 2)

A Kunoichi, a female Ninja, has begun murdering Yakuza members in Tokyo. The murders are violent and nearly impossible to believe. Trace Conner, an American Ninjutsu instructor, is asked to come to Japan and help because it is believed that he knows the Kunoichi and may be able to stop her. Once there, Conner finds that he does know her but has almost no hope of stopping the murders. Following a t ...

No Second Chances

No Second Chances is one man`s story, told from his point of view regarding his first-hand experiences in the School of Hard Knocks. If you like thrillers, you`ll probably like this book...

Although it is non-fiction, its style has none of the dry, documentary-type language. It is compelling and entertaining, all while enlightening the reader.

You`ll read about a young, 20-year- ...

The Life She Chose

Two different women, one dangerous journey. Which one will survive? Find out in this explosive thriller mystery romance!

Maria-Alejandra Cahill, “Mac” to her friends and family, has the best life: a successful law practice, three beautiful stepdaughters, and a military spouse she couldn’t be more proud of. But not everything is as it seems . . . When a client seeks Mac’s help in leaving ...

Other People’s Lives

THE SILENT PATIENT MEETS GONE GIRL “Let me ask you. Are you worried that someone is watching you, or are you worried that you think someone is watching you?” Sophie Portman has lost her husband, and she thinks she may be losing her mind. She seeks the help of psychiatrist Andrew Thacker, but as she starts to open up, the truth begins to unravel and nothing is quite as it seems. Other People's Live ...

Murder, Cottonwood Style, An Adventure Calls Mystery

Threats can't stop this sassy sleuth from finding a killer! Arizona’s Red Rock country beckons, and tour guide Madrone Hunter’s ready for a relaxing week after a tough tour guiding and cooking for finicky clients. Her plans—explore scenic small town Cottonwood, AZ—fall flat as a bad soufflé when a crusty elderly client with a vindictive streak turns up dead…murdered. Since Madrone discovers the bo ...

Murder At The Studio

When Bernie, the star of breakfast show TV Rise & Shine, is murdered in her dressing room, Celebrity Crimes Investigation Agents Abi and Jake are sent undercover to catch the killer. With suspects aplenty, the snow building up outside and the holidays fast approaching, they’ve certainly got their work cut out!

The Night Cometh: 20 Fantastical Short Stories


The Night Cometh: 20 Fantastical Short Stories that will make you think about heaven, hell, life, death, and eternity. The unsealing has begun.

• Death stalks a man looking for answers
• A survivalist endures the tribulation
• Buckle up for a trip to hell
• Judgment in the court of heaven
• A man unwittingly sells his soul to the devil
• T ...

Big Shot

Small Town. Big Murder.

Hi. I’m Alice. The number one secret to my success as a bodyguard? Staying under the radar. But when a public disaster blew up my career and my reputation, my perfect, solo life took a hard left turn to crazy town. And to bodies. Lots of dead bodies.

I thought my hometown of Nowhere would be an out-of-the-way refuge to wait out the media storm. It wasn’t. ...

Best Buddies

"Your son’s invisible friend is not imaginary." Kate’s little boy has a new buddy, one even he can’t see. Can’t hear. Can’t feel. Yet, it’s feeding him information about the world. And about the future. He is using this thing, this undetectable entity, to advance at school. And to help Kate gamble. Despite her addiction.

But, for every morsel of knowledge, his friend demands a favor in ...

Frosted Croakies

’Tis the season for great folly…walawalawalawalala…ribbit. The tree is up. The stockings are hung. And Christmas tunes are making me jolly. Obviously, everything is about to go sideways.

Shooting Messengers

What if delivering the mail was a matter of life and death? Somebody kills a postman in Quake City while he’s delivering the mail. Laconic private investigator Danny Ashford suspects the police will bungle the investigation—they usually do. He joins forces with headstrong investigative reporter Deepa Banwait to track down the killer. But when a second murder follows close on the heels of the first ...

The Car, the Dog & the Girl

This simple job just went way off the rails. Lenny wants to get into the good graces of the guys who have connections. He's willing to do anything. His cousin, Eddie, sets him up with a simple job — drive a classic red convertible from Boston to Brooklyn. Nobody told him there would be a dog involved. Or a girl. And when the girl's husband shows up, Lenny is in way deeper than he ever wanted. It's ...

Grave Mistake

When you pull up stakes, make sure you don’t get stabbed in the back. Self-taught in the arcane arts, hedgewitch Selena Marx is comfortable doing divination for West Los Angeles’ anxiety-ridden housewives, lawyers, and aspiring actresses. Her biggest challenge? Avoiding Lucien Dumond, leader of the Greater Los Angeles Necromancers’ Guild, who views her as fresh meat to add to his harem of slavishl ...

The Carlswick Affair

When 18-year-old student Stephanie Cooper investigates the mysterious circumstances surrounding her great aunt’s death, she discovers a painting thought stolen by the Nazis and destroyed during WWII, hanging in the home of the intriguing James Knox, guitarist with indie band, The Fury.

Now, as Stephanie gathers proof to unmask a thief and possible killer, she discovers that someone does ...

Nite Fire: Chain Reaction (Book 2)

If anyone can tell the difference between monsters and humans, it’s Dahlia Nite. For nearly a century, she’s hunted one to protect the other; safeguarding humanity from the creatures that slip through the torn veil between the worlds—creatures like her. But the lines are blurring. As people begin mutating and combusting on the streets, Dahlia realizes a strange affliction has descended upon Sentin ...

The Mystery Of Ms. Teak: The Ainsworth Chronicles, Book Two:

Detective Carol Ainsworth really has her work cut out this time! Agnes at her craziest best. She discovers a secret that she can't reveal to anyone, including herself, and how does one psychic stop another from hunting her down? Meanwhile, Carol has her hands full with pissed-off Russians, the reborn builder of much of Victorian Victoria (yes, the Sir Francis Rattenbury), a young girl claiming to ...

Happy Birthday Murder

Make a wish for ... murder? When reporter Roland Bean turns the big three-oh, his wife throws him, and his fraternal twin sister Robyn, a huge birthday bash. The festive occasion is lively and fun until a fight between his sister and her boyfriend ends the night on a sour note. Beanie decides to console Robyn but almost hits a man staggering in the road as he drives to her townhouse. A man who tur ...