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Collecting Can Be Murder

Coming out of retirement can be deadly… After tragedy struck three years earlier, art sleuth Carmen De Luca vowed to never work in the field again. But fifty is too young to fill her days with water aerobics and bingo, so when her former partner calls and begs for her help, Carmen gladly agrees. Yet after their first assignment – the recovery of a rare medieval prayer book from an eccentric col ...

Category Mystery-Crime
The Girl From Silent Lake

“Please, not in front of my daughter,” she pleaded. “She’s just a little girl.” He leaned closer, so close she felt his heated breath on her face. The blue jays that had been filling the valley with their chirping fell silent all at once when the woman’s cry ripped through the clear mountain air… Detective Kay Sharp vowed she’d never return to her childhood home. On the night of her thirteenth ...

Category Mystery-Crime
The Fog Ladies

Young, overworked, overtired, overstressed medical intern Sarah James has no time for sleuthing. Her elderly neighbors, the spunky Fog Ladies, have nothing but time. When, one by one, old ladies die in their elegant apartment building in San Francisco, Sarah assumes it is the natural consequence of growing old. The Fog Ladies assume murder. Mrs. Bridge falls off a stool cleaning bugs out of her ki ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Katz' Cat

Jimmy Katz, a young journalist from the Big City, throws in the towel after he's robbed at gunpoint at a gas station. He finds a job at the Twinkle Independent News in Twinkle, Texas, 385 miles from the closest shopping mall. He settles into country life in the town of 3,000 at Mrs. Potts' boarding house with his Amazon parrot, Guppy, who has an extensive vocabulary. Three months into his new ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Pride & Extreme Prejudice

PRIDE can be the downfall of many. FBI Senior Special Agent Thompson had been trying to catch the paid assassin known as The Lion for many years. Now, as retirement looms, fueled by his sense of being outwitted at every turn by the killer, he takes drastic action, with unforseen deadly consequences. EXTREME PREJUDICE, a cryptic euphemism substituting the blunt reality of a cold-blooded murder. Arm ...

Girl With A Rose

Her body is frozen, unable to move. Her eyes are locked on the blood leaving her body in a steady string of droplets, collecting in the bone ash porcelain bowl engraved with intricate gold leaves. Her parted lips let out a shriek that no one hears. He just smiles and wipes her tears with cold fingers. The girl: missing After fifteen-year-old Kaylee disappears without a trace, FBI Special Agent Tes ...

An Itch for Danger

Izzie Di Sante loves a challenge but not so many on the menu at once. With sudden personnel changes, she’s juggling the staff schedule for the family restaurant. Her sister, Chloe drops startling news, and Izzie’s itching to chase down a new cold case. Besides an excuse to see Henry, she empathizes with the victim’s sister, who wants answers. Answers the local police haven’t been able to provide. ...

That Time I Kinda Killed a Guy

What are the Odds She’ll ever get Even? After 50 years of bumbling around on the planet, Val Fremden’s got nothing to show for her life but a long string of dead-end jobs and a two-digit bank balance. But just as she’s about to toss her champagne dreams and caviar wishes into the dumpster, Val discovers that Marco Shamway—the jerk who plagued her all through high school—is now a millionaire. Worse ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Sole Intention

Former police officers Ellen Brazil and Brian Lynx have joined forces to start a successful missing persons investigation firm which has just been contracted to find the wife of bodybuilder Will Endersbe. Ellen discovers that a number of women with similar features and hair color have also vanished in the Worcester area. Ellen and Brian suspect a serial kidnapper is to blame, and without a body, t ...

Kings of the Mountain

Fast cars. Outlaw country boys. A love that can't be denied. Snarky werewolves, vengeful ghosts, and menacing monsters. Some day the werewolves might get them, but the vamps never will! Dawson King’s family has been hunting things that go bump in the night in Transylvania County, North Carolina, since before the Revolutionary War. Dawson was never happier than when he was racing his souped-up Must ...

Category Action-Adventure
The Reluctant Witness

Trust no one and keep running, or they will find you… When Liam, lead singer of The Fury, falls for enigmatic Bella, little does he know that she is hiding a dangerous secret. After a photograph of the couple, taken outside a London recording studio, circulates, Bella prepares to run. But Liam enlists the help of Stephanie and together, they uncover a crime within a crime, and Bella must decide wh ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Seduction of Crowns

A boy-band heart throb. A violent kidnap. A female cop’s daring rescue. A spark to fire the passion of love.

When Sergeant Sophia Castellana stumbles into an international terrorist attack, things are not as they seem. Global forces beyond her grasp sweep her up into an audacious scheme to re-unite a world in chaos Superstar Charles Gonin wants his rescuer Sophia by his ...

Sinner's Intuition

He’s Seen Her Future. One Night Won’t Change Her Fate. Seconds before a freak accident, a co-worker abruptly moves to sit near Elinor Gunn. His quick thinking and strong hands keep her safe. By the time the corporate jet touches down, Elinor is half in love with Gian Mariani, a darkly beautiful man who never smiles. But the surreal experience has also given her a powerful gift, one that comes with ...

The Feet of Blue Pigeons

During a break in the pandemic, Aidan Greene gets a panicked message from an old college friend living in Luxembourg. Ethan Katz is a banking exec in Luxembourg for a bank owned by a family from the UAE. He’s discovered a money-laundering scheme which puts his life is in danger and local security can’t help him because they are stretched thin from the pandemic. Can Aidan and Liam help protect him? ...

The Dollhouse: A psychological thriller

Alfred needs Dolls. Blonde, blue-eyed human dolls that will help him rewrite his past and change his future.

When Peter Baden's daughter Olivia was abducted nearly a year ago, he left his career as a respected journalist to find her. Now he spends his days searching for Olivia, and helping other families of abducted children survive the emotionally and physically exhausting experience o ...

Ultimate Justice

A ship wreck-- Dozens of bodies washed ashore-- Clear evidence that evil has made port in London. The horrific case piques the interest of P.I. Lorne Simpkins. It doesn't take long before Lorne learns that young, helpless women are being caged and sold to the wealthy and salacious. Old wounds are wrenched open when she suspects a cover-up by the very authorities that should be keeping lawful order ...

Flames of Love - A Firefighters of Long Valley Western Romance (Book 1)

A Wounded Hero

As a firefighter, Jaxson Anderson is well acquainted with danger. He’s charged into burning buildings to rescue men and women, young and old. He’s scaled ladders that towered over blistering infernos, and defied blazes that terrified lesser men.

Fire? He understands. Women? Not so much. Now there’s some real danger. He should know. He’s been b ...

Category Action-Adventure
Gluten-Free Murder

Erin Price moves to Eagle Falls, a place where everyone knows everyone as well as everyone else's business, taking over the store left to her by her aunt to start up a gluten-free bakery. The grand opening is marred by just one thing, the death of her business rival, Angela Plaint. It appears that Angela was poisoned by one of Erin’s cupcakes, making her a prime suspect. Equipped with cupcakes, he ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Mind's Eye (4 Book Series)

From Book 1: Someone is stalking women and murdering them in Key West. 

Psychics Levi Wolfe and Trudy Tucker join forces to help identify the murderer and stop him. Levi can channel the deceased victims and Trudy can tap into the mind of the killer. As a psychic detective team, theyre formidable. As lovers, they discover that theyre insatiable. 

As they grow cl ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Pineapple Podcast

Pineapple Port Mysteries by Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author Amy Vansant, is a funny, clean, small-town, female amateur sleuth series, but with all the pulse-pounding excitement of a detective thriller. Every book in the series can be read as a standalone.

Category Mystery-Cozy

In High Cotton

When a tree topples over onto Miss Lillian's prized 1948 Tucker Torpedo, the grannies are once again scrambling for money and keeping Lil in the dark. Lucky for them, they have their choice of two cases, but which to take--a suspected art forgery or mysteriously disappearing trash from the county landfill? As usual, things aren't exactly as they first seem, and the grannies soon find themselves go ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Looking for Ona

Welcome to Beyond, where the gravestones have no birth dates, and the residents are dying… A new series from the author of the popular Promise McNeal Mysteries…

Looking For Ona introduces Paula Vega, whose plan for surviving Atlanta’s brutal summer is to complete her latest steamy romance novel, send it to her editor, and camp out by the pool. Then her best fri ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Collar Cases #3: Case of the Angry Avians

The trail is about to go cold. Ice cold. Mittens and Alex pursue criminal mastermind Ruffled Feathers up a Canadian mountain, where he hides among guests at a remote ski lodge. But before the detectives can decide which of the suspects is an imposter, a blizzard traps everyone inside. Then the “accidents” begin. A string of near-fatal incidents thins the crowd, one suspect at a time. Can Mittens a ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Weasel Words

Those weasels are up to something...

Between them, Bernard and Melody Earls have looks, charm, brains . . . everything but money. That's why they steal from the rich and give to themselves. So when Alexander Hamilton Plaskett hires them to nick a silver statuette of a pine marten from his brother Paul Revere Plaskett, they're happy to oblige. But it won't be as easy as ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Defending Innocence

An innocent client harbors dark secrets…

Defense attorney Leland Monroe lost it all: his big-city job, his reputation and, worst of all, his loving wife. Now he's back in his hometown to hit restart and repair the relationship with his troubled son. But the past is always present in a small town.

Leland returns to find his high school sweetheart hasn't ...

A Corpse in the Chapel

A teenager’s romantic fantasies lead to tragedy and her butcher walks away. The young girl’s bones, hidden for decades in the deep woods, cry out for justice. A life cut short, a cowardly killer and a middle-aged flowerchild are stirred together into a tasty stew of wild mushrooms, herbs, vanity and deceit in award-winning author, J. B. Hawker’s latest book. Will pastor’s wife, Judy Falls, unc ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Murder Among the Roses

Category Mystery-Cozy
Devil's Island

Devil's Island ... an abandoned island in the Caribbean Sea with a dark and bloody past ... an island with a terrible secret ...

Nick Gorman, billionaire movie producer, assembles a team of ghost hunters and scientists to investigate the Thornhill Manor on Devil's Island - the most haunted place in the world that no one's ever heard of. He's there to find proof of ghosts, ev ...

The Penitent Priest

My wife died in my arms, the victim of a nameless killer's bullet. I should have died with her. But God had other plans for me. Fifteen years later, I'm back where it all happened. I just want to forget, but the past won't leave me alone. Now, I'm asking a woman who I left broken-hearted twenty years before to catch my wife's killer. I'm Father Tom Greer, a Catholic priest, and I'm playing with fi ...

Category Mystery-Crime
The Companion

They say she’s a murderess. She claims she’s innocent. But Lucy has been known to tell lies… 1855, New Hampshire. Lucy Blunt is set to hang for a double murder. Murderess or victim? Only Lucy knows the truth. In the shadow of the gallows, Lucy reflects on the events that led to her bitter downfall—from the moment she arrived at the rambling Burton mansion looking for work and a better life t ...

Rite of Wrongs

Honor thy father and thy mother.

Stress is a constant in Detective Miriam Rome’s life due to her heavy caseload. Now she’s facing an especially gruesome crime: a pediatrician’s wife has been brutally murdered, and a Bible verse written in her blood is found at the scene. As the tranquil city of Union Park, Texas, is left reeling, Detective Rome pursues every pos ...

Bichoned to Death

Helping a friend in need could get her killed. Can she bake her way through the bedlam of bow wow biscuits to catch a murderer before he strikes again? An award-winning, dog-loving chef should’ve fit right in the dog friendliest city in America. But, murder strikes on the set of Cat Wright’s hit cable show, Fido’s Food Fest, and what was once a simple rivalry turns into a dog fight. With her star ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Hiding in Plain Sight

A long-buried secret that was never meant to be uncovered could suddenly put a target on both Detective Mark Friessen and Billy Jo McCabe. “No matter how much you think you want to know about something, sometimes the truth is worse.” Catlou Twenty-five years ago, Billy Jo was born to a meth addict and spent her first few months being weaned off the drug. Labeled a difficult baby, she was bou ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Beyond the Bars

Beyond the Bars is a tense story carried out with the classic ‘Rashomon effect’, in which multiple-viewpoint characters go through similar events, each with a different experience. Nadia…a frantic mom searches for her missing daughter amid a bus explosion before her eyes. Brody…the Midwest rookie cop who tries to tame the crowds while checking in on his own family and new ...

Bad Fortune

Rebecca suffers a series of petty crimes that coincide with the resurfacing of an ex-girlfriend. A figure from Leo's distant past hovers in the shadows, threatening his life. As Mal and Vinn look to help their friends, what starts as two disparate investigations converge, leading them into the world of the Roma and a band of gypsy grifters. The shocking discovery of a long-buried secret lets them ...

Unchained

Following the deadly events of Afghanistan, Rex Dalton and his companion, the military dog, Digger, escape and make their way into India. Rex knows that to stay alive he has to remain 'dead'. It's time to start over. No more secret missions, no more killing, no more violence. He and Digger are going to travel the world, visit historical places, and learn about other cultures. Life will become an e ...

Chrissy the Shih Tzu Cozy Mystery Series

Autumn Clarke survived the car crash that killed her parents. To help her cope with PTSD, she adopts Chrissy, a Shih Tzu with a remarkable secret. Chrissy is also the only witness to the mysterious death of her pet parent. Autumn vows to find the truth behind his death with the help of Chrissy, the neighbors, and an attractive detective. Can Autumn unravel the clues while trying to heal Chrissy's ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Crying Woman Bridge

While returning from Professor Dawson’s lecture on haunted places, the last thing Sheriff Jeff McQuede and Dawson expect to encounter is a terrified woman clinging to the railing of Mirabella’s Bridge, crying for her lost baby. It looks as if Rae Harris has thrown the infant over the bridge in a fit of despair, but she claims he has been stolen by a ghostly figure she calls Mirabella. Similar to t ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Shadowed

He can hear a whisper a block away… and can't remember why. Open your mind, to a city where mystery chases up and down office back stairways, turns brother against brother, and plays out on frozen sidewalks where lives may be shattered if the enemy even looks at the ragged man passing by in the crowd—and even that man cannot guess what memory will be next to batter his mind. Paul was no detective, ...

First Case

The fact that Katrina Pomeroy had been murdered was in and of itself a newsworthy event. The fact that she had been murdered on Friday October 13th exactly eleven years after she’d been one of five teenagers to survive the Friday The 13th Massacre, made her passing worthy of notice by the national news agencies Jillian Hanford used to work for. When an old editor of Jillian's offered her the ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Redemption

Broken and failed prosecuting attorney, Mike Parsons, sits in a hospital waiting room as his ex-wife Sheila has attempted suicide and fights for her life. When she passes away, he is reduced to self-blame and tries to comfort his ex-in-laws. He seeks the help of Detective Allison Branch to look into claims by his in-laws of stalking that occurred before her death. Parsons falls for Branch durin ...

BLIND SIGHT: MURDER BY BALCONY

Another exciting series from Award-winner and Author of MURDER AT THE CONVENT - Tanya R. Taylor Lucille Pfiffer sees, but not with her eyes. She lives with her beloved dog Vanilla in a cozy neighborhood that is quite "active" due to what occurred in the distant past. Though totally blind, she plays an integral role in helping to solve pressing and puzzling mysteries, one right after the other, ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
The Cartel Strikes Back

Ted, Chris and the gang are dragged back to Mexico as El Poszlero, the head of the Baja Cartel seeks revenge. Ted finally gets up the nerve to propose to Maria. What happens next will take your breath away. Our crew is pitted against the world’s most wanted criminal as the body count soars. As they say on TV, this story was ripped from the headlines. Cat also has an exciting new man in her l ...

A DEAD RED CADILLAC

#1 in THE DEAD RED MYSTERY SERIES Like Janet Evanovich? Sue Grafton? You’ll love this humorous mystery series! Deeply buried and deadly secrets resurface with a drowned Cadillac Her trophy red Caddy has been hijacked and now police ask how an elderly woman, who couldn’t possibly see beyond the hood ornament, is found strapped into the driver’s seat and six feet under water?

Category Mystery-Cozy
Race the Darkness

IF HE LOSES, SHE DIES Her voice haunts his thoughts; her whispers fill his days But when he discovers the woman of his dreams is real He'll race the clock to save her before she's lost to him forever Scarred by lightning, burdened with a power that gives him no peace, criminal investigator Xander Stone struggles to maintain his sanity against the voice that haunts him day and night—the voice ...

Blood Gold in the Congo

When twelve-year-old Congolese boy, Joseph Muamba, is sold to a wealthy American family he wants to die. Eventually, he comes to love the family and lives the life of the all-American boy. However, he cannot rid himself of a nagging feeling that he has a greater calling in life. Fourteen years later he competes at the Beijing Olympics for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and wins his birth cou ...

Phoenix Force: The Prequel

THE SERIES: This Special Ops Force Series has one big difference… The members are ALL kickass females. They each have a reason to seek vengeance. They will cut through the frustration of red tape. Together, they will deal out justice for the victims and find it for themselves.

Together, they are PHOENIX FORCE.

Book 1 – The Prequel – Susan Horsnell Claire Marshall is fed up with ...

Category Action-Adventure
Freaky Florida Investigations Books 1 & 2

"The X-Files has Found its Funny Bone!" "The storylines are crazy, and all you want is more!" Get set for laugh-out-loud adventures with this best-selling humorous mystery series! Join the hunt for cryptids with a burned-out mall cop, her annoying cousin, and a handsome but sketchy private eye as they traverse the backroads of Florida in search of the weird, the unexplained, and a decent taco s ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Remember Me?

What happens when your past catches up with you? If what you did back then, shows up now?

A seemingly ordinary man, with no enemies is found dead in Tersel Woods, with no identification, not even a mobile phone. Clearly someone wanted him dead, but why? Faukon Abbey CID officers, DI Greene and DC Ford and their friend Carter, a journalist at the A ...

Category Mystery-Crime
The Sons of Brabant

Europe is on fire. Fuelled by religion, politics and power, war rages across the continent, pitting father against son, and brother against brother. In the wake of such conflict come horrific famine and deadly plagues. Rumours begin to surface of the End of Days, of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and the violent Renaissance of Mankind. As Europe burns, betrayal and feuding rages in the Braban ...

A DEAD RED HORSE THIEF

When P.I. Lalla Bains is asked to look into a cowboy's missing horses and fiancée, she will uncover a con artist with a secret agenda and a killer on the lam with an agenda of his own.

Category Mystery-Crime
What Four

Most Definitely Contains Nuts

All Val Fremden wanted was a quiet holiday away from her oddball family. But that just ain’t gonna happen. When Val and her boyfriend arrive at her mother’s “country estate” in Hicksville, Florida, the annual family fruitcake competition is well underway. And there’s more than a few fruits and nuts in the running. But the biggest contest is between Val and ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Becky Tibbs: A Medium's Mystery Series, Books 1-5: A Cozy Ghost Mystery series

In this five-book cozy mystery box set, Becky Tibbs sees ghosts... and she is not afraid to help them! For the second box set that includes books six through ten, look for this ASIN: B08W4MRXJ2 Join Becky as she solves many mysteries in this light, clean, airy, and informative series. Fans of the television series Ghost Whisperer, The Dead Files, and Medium will enjoy this series. Cozy mystery? Ch ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Killing Symphony (A Serial Killer Thriller)

A serial killer on the loose. Another victim. A sudden turn of events...A short psychological thriller. Enter the mind of a psychopath EXCERPT They never see it coming. Never suspect or wonder. Too busy chasing money and relationships, desperate to prove themselves to people who don't care. Consumed by pointless conversations and hollow attempts to appear happy, a serial killer is the last thing o ...

Last of the Nighthawks

Helga Ate is finally getting her chance. Chosen for a coveted slot in the glorious Nighthawks, Special Forces, she will certainly be able to prove herself as more than a half-alien outcast. But when her team deploys to the moon of Dyn, tragedy strikes and Helga is put to the ultimate test--survival. Facing insurmountable odds and escaping torture, Helga and her mentor, Cilas Mec, are forced to ...

Category Action-Adventure
Love, Lies and Murder

Breathtaking suspense unraveling at train-wreck speed, in an unforgettable collection. Sometimes the only way to do the right thing is to break the rules. Love, Lies, and Murder is a collection of 19 short stories that explore the extremes of human emotion and the conflicts that result. Every story will leave you tense and breathless as the characters race to a conclusion that is as unexpected as ...

Courage Stolen: A Ray Courage Mystery

The Monarch Project could revolutionize the energy industry, eliminating the need for foreign oil, dramatically reducing greenhouse gases, and creating a clean sustainable energy future for generations to come. But all this is at risk when someone steals the project and demands $20 million for its return. Ray acts as the bagman in an effort to secure the project’s return. Events become more ...

Finding Home

An exiled prisoner. A desperate woman. A time travel agent willing to break the rules. Malcolm Aldred is starting over in 1868, Oklahoma. There's just one problem--he's an exiled prisoner from 2070. In 2071, Los Angeles, housewife Hannah Cole is desperate to escape her abusive husband, and begs Cyber Criminal Enforcement Agent Christine Stewart, to send her somewhere, anywhere in history. When Chr ...

Category Action-Adventure
Titanium Web

Georgia’s obsession with exposing the conspiracy entrenched in her genetic code makes her a natural target for her progenitors most dangerous experiments. Now she must untangle the secret of the technology implanted inside her before it takes her mind...and her life. *** Titanium Web is a fast-paced thriller, and the exciting sequel to the award-winning The Crucible of Steele. ***

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, ...

Naked We Came

Jake Travis tackles the mission of his life, and fulfills his hearts deepest desire, when he finally uncovers the fate of his sister. She was abducted from a Florida motel when they were both children. The "Matilda" case was never solved. "This heart racing thriller is just dripping with style." Florida Weekly The man who was once the primary suspect has washed up on a beach near Jake's home. He p ...

Angelina Bonaparte Mysteries Box Set (Books 1-3)

A divorcee in search of justice. A detective stuck in his old ways. Can an unlikely partnership survive a criminal conspiracy?

Three suspenseful mystery novels. Over 800 pages of justice served with a side of sass.

After her messy divorce, Angelina Bonaparte refuses to let any man hold her back. She’s even opened a private eye practice to help other victims of relationsh ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Shadow in the Smoke

Janet Ennis tragically died five years ago in what the police labeled an accidental fire. But Janet’s mother, Nora, believes it to be murder and arson. And she’s hoping ex-cop Michael McLaren can prove it quickly, for she’s losing her memory to dementia. As McLaren pokes through the case details, he becomes emotionally involved with the dead woman. Yet, Janet isn’t the only person who threatens me ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Missing Alibi

Was it something she wrote?

That’s the question investigators, DI Greene, DC Ford, and their journalist friend Carter are asking, when a popular author of mysteries, romance and erotica is found dead after a party. Were her new stories based on facts rather than fiction? Did the erotic series she had written, make someone angry enough to kill? The lenghts people go to keep their se ...

Category Mystery-Crime
COSMIC TATTOO - A Twisted Mind-Bending Psychological Thriller

Amid the unseen world...

Psychic Profiler Dr. Kate Winter is caught between new age mysteries, astrological signposts, and a man from her past who knows secrets. Long ago… A confrontation disintegrated into a murderous end, leaving two people to deal with the carnage. Hes back to finish what was left undone.

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Im not the person you rem ...

Fire Eyes

Fire Eyes is a W.H. Smith First Novel Award finalist. "A dynamite Read"--Andreas Schroeder, author of The Eleventh Commandment The book reviews are in! "Fire Eyes is a taut psychological thriller with literary overtones, a very contemporary terrorist romance." -- Globe and Mail "On the whole, this tale is plenty haunting. To put it simply, there is some very good writing here." -- Alberta Report " ...

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 ...

Permed to Death

Hairstylist Marla Shore is already having a bad hair day when one of her clients dies in the shampoo chair at her salon. Then Detective Dalton Vail accuses her of putting poison in the woman’s coffee creamer. Grumpy Bertha Kravitz might not have been Marla’s favorite customer, but she wouldn’t have murdered the lady. With her reputation at stake, Marla decides it’s up to her to unmask the killer. ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Princess of the Blood Mages

He wants to rule the world. She was born to stop him. Fale secretly began having visions of things before they happen when she turned 18. But when she uses the vision of a deadly encounter to save the life of her hot, biomechanical crush in a fight, she sets into motion the race of their lives. Henchmen emerge from the shadows, and Fale and Keron battle to stay alive. When Fale’s only remain ...

Category Action-Adventure
Southern Peach Pie and a Dead Guy

A slice of southern charm and murder à la mode. A sudden midlife crisis leads Poppy across the country to a charming, yet deadly, pastry school in the heart of southern Georgia. Gathering the courage to follow in her grandmother’s footsteps, Poppy tosses her fear of carbs and soggy pastry bottoms aside and dives head first into learning the art of pastry. But she has her work cut out for her not o ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Collar Cases #1: Case of the Robbed Recipe

Investigative journalists Mittens Meow and Alex Digger race to the rescue when Alex’s favorite baker discovers a shocking theft, threatening the future of her business. Can they uncover the culprit in time? A Christian mystery chapter book for readers 7-12.

Category Mystery-Cozy
Dying for a Diamond

Warm breezes, tropical seas, a handsome new husband? What more could a girl dream of? When newlyweds Laurel McKay and Tom Hunter embark on their honeymoon cruise, they look forward to sunny days exploring the Caribbean islands and intimate evenings together. Their dream quickly goes “poof,” when Laurel’s family decides to tag along and their romantic duet turns into a party of ei ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
The Vestals Conspiracy: A Novella (Prequel To The Nina Monte Mystery Thriller Series)

Nina Monte, a renowned professor of ancient religions, receives a cryptic message. Her former mentor and a prominent Italian archaeologist, Filippo Oliveri, needs her to come to Rome—he believes only Nina is capable of understanding the true significance of his new discovery.

But when she finally reaches the excavation site, Oliveri is gone. Instead, Nina comes across a series of clues that so ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Deadly Shore

WHEN IT'S TERRORIST vs. HURRICANE ... EVERYBODY LOSES!

It's July 5th, and the Cape Cod roadways are clogged with tourists heading home from the holiday weekend and trying to outrun an approaching potentially catastrophic hurricane. But in the blink of an eye, their lives are thrown into chaos when terrorists bring down the bridges to the Cape. Instantly, a half million terrified ...

Category Action-Adventure
What Lies Beyond the Fence

For Bronson, this was going to be an easy assignment. Find Roger and Norma, the teens that stole an important book and return it to its original owners. But when Bronson locates the book, Roger reveals the truth behind the book’s existence—a truth so shocking that Bronson is forced to help them escape.
Then Ellen, his partner’s ex, gets kidnapped and Bronson is forced to dec ...

The Wickenham Murders

'An atmospheric village mystery with enough unexpected twists to keep readers fully engaged.' -- Booklist Fingerprints left on Time. This is the premise on which Peter Marsh -- a former policeman invalided out of the force --- and his daughter, Georgia, base their investigations into unsolved past murders. In 1929, in the village of Wickenham, Kent, Davy Todd was charged with murdering Amy Proctor ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
True Death

Accident? Or Murder?

Four years ago, Detective Lieutenant Rick Peller's wife Sandra died on a country road. The driver who rammed her car vanished without a trace, leaving police stunned and baffled. But it wasn't murder. It was a freak accident, and the statute of limitations has run out. Now a bungled robbery raises new questions. As Detective Sergeants Corina Montufa ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Missing in The Woods

People in the Woods are disappearing.... Hikers are going missing in national parks, people are being lost to the woods never to return, people taken....never found again... For these victims, there is no logical explanation.... only cryptic mysteries, and many questions.

Death by Ink

The rural, seaside town of Whispering Cove, Oregon holds many secrets. Catherine Landen has moved to the enchanting coastal community of Whispering Cove, after inheriting the Saltwater Inn from a grandmother she never knew. Ready for a fresh start in a quaint coastal village, she joins the Whispering Cove Writers Club. Catherine finds the slower pace of life suits her perfectly. But she recognizes ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Hostage to Fortune

Abigail and Hyperion uncork a murder… Tea and Tarot room owner Abigail Beanblossom is used to running interference for her socially-awkward former boss, tech billionaire Razzzor. So when he invites her on a stakeout to investigate the sale of counterfeit wine from his latest venture – an upscale winery – she barrels on in. But the two stumble across the corpse of a wine merchant, and new wine in o ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Death by Leprechaun: A Saint Patrick's Day Murder in Dublin

When an old friend is arrested in Dublin, tour guide Lana Hansen will need the luck of the Irish to clear him of the crime. Lana is thrilled her friend Jeremy and his wife are on her tour to Ireland. The couple are having the time of their lives exploring the country’s rich literary and cultural history, until they run into Guy Smith, a reporter Jeremy recently exposed as a fraud. A tussle t ...

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Never Again

She fought to leave her past behind her, but for Charlotte, there is no escape. New Orleans Homicide Detective, Charlotte Pierce, was on the hunt for a sadistic serial killer who was known for slicing his prey, when she nearly became his ninth victim. In an effort to leave her past behind her, she walked away from her profession to start a new life, until a copycat killer hit too close to home. No ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Lights of Fantasy: A Collection of Short Stories

This collection of short stories holds a mixture of fantasy, mystery, and intrigue, so dive into some mind-gripping strangeness that will leave you scratching your head and wondering. Find out what happens when you are never happy with what you have in The Moving Room. Be careful, you just might find out you're someone else in Time's Illusion. Have you ever seen eyes in a pool, and they're followi ...

On Trial (An Amber Reed Mystery)

A rock star wedding. A missing bride. A mystery to solve – and the clock is ticking.

A Very Merry Witchmas

It's Christmas in Banshee Creek and Kat Ramos and her witch friends face their greatest challenge yet—baking. It's the First Banshee Creek Holiday Cookie Contest and the girls all want to win. But cooking can be tricky in the Most Haunted Town in America, particularly when a creepy urban legend is making the rounds...and there is a formidable new witch in town. Will Kat win the coveted first prize ...

Category Paranormal Cozy
Dawn Girl

A GRIPPING SERIAL KILLER THRILLER Her blue eyes wide open, glossed over. A few specks of sand clung to her long, dark lashes. Her beautiful face, immobile, covered in sparkling flecks of sand. Her lips slightly parted as if to let a last breath escape. Who is the beautiful girl found at dawn, on a deserted stretch of white sand beach? What is her secret? FBI Special Agent Tess Winnett searches for ...

Trinity

It’s been ten years since her mother was murdered, but Mary can’t move on. And when she finds out new information about her mother’s death, there’s no stopping her as she seeks revenge on her killer. Packed with action, a crime to solve, and budding romance, Trinity follows Mary as she grapples between taking vengeance or learning to let go.

Category Action-Adventure
Tea, Anyone? Book 1 Brooke & Abby Cozy Mystery

2020 READERS' FAVORITE Bronze Medal Winner in Sleuths! How do two modern, quirky, twenty-something gals solve murders in a small, cozy USA town? Easy. With a little time travel, some humor, and a lot of hard work. When the skeptical Brooke first meets the psychic Abby, she’s not impressed. But with the help of her comfort cat, her middle-aged roomie, her childhood friend, and a hunky detective hin ...

Category Paranormal Cozy
Dining With The Dead (A Millerfield Village Cozy Murder Mysteries Series 1)

How long does it take to get accused of murder…?

Leaving behind a bad relationship is not the only changes Laura Howcroft has made in the last three months. A newcomer to the quiet life of Millerfield Village and receptionist for The Woodend Cottage Hotel, Laura can’t help but notice the suspicious, untrusting glances towards her. Fortunately, the villagers do ...

Category Mystery-Cozy
Murder at the Big T Lodge

What could go wrong at The Big T Lodge, the most expensive and prestigious hunting club in the United States? Well, murder for starters! When Roger Langley tells his wife, Liz, that they're leaving for Texas in three days for an unexpected hunting trip at the club, neither of them has a clue that Liz will spend most of her time looking for the person who murdered Roger's law school friend, Mil ...

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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 ...

Bitter Past

From USA Today bestselling author Caroline Fardig comes a gripping new forensic mystery series. Three years ago, criminalist Ellie Matthews was blindsided when a grisly homicide case suddenly became personal. She abandoned the danger and stress of crime scene investigation for a professorship at a posh private college and never looked back. Now, Ellie’s pleasant world is shattered when she finds t ...

Dead Ends

------------ Download Free Book through Author Site Links - Downloads as .EPUB file which can be used with any ebook app ----------------------- Three sinister stories—tales from dark places, where things don’t always end well. Recalculating: Maggie loves garage sales—the thrill of the hunt—as she might call it. Of course, some deals are too good to be true. Sweet Lenora: In 1930s Pe ...

From Mangia to Murder

Little Italy, 1946 - Sophia Mancini would have enjoyed the grand opening celebration of her family’s private detective agency if the volatile chef at Vincenzo’s Ristorante had actually survived the meal. But before Sophia’s chilled spoon hit the spumoni, someone plunged a knife into Vincenzo’s back and the word on everyone’s lips went from mangia to murder. Sophia soo ...

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Concealed by the Tide

A wily bomber... A determined activist... A man with a secret... Summer Avery, a former-marketing fashionista, turned passionate eco-activist, abandons the bustle of New York City and scurries to the coastal village of Tide Harbor, Nova Scotia, determined to accomplish what the crazy bomber has not—stop the destructive Minas Basin tidal energy project in its tracks and earn her the EcoGreen direct ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Assassins And Angels Book 1

In the aftermath of a conflict with Russia in the arctic. Canada has fragmented. Its provinces, now on their own, live on the edge of chaos and anarchy due to rampant and violent criminal activity. The Premier of Ontario makes a bold but controversial decision. She hires professional security contractors to assist her limited police resources. Steven Grace is the leader of Sabre – a multinatio ...

River City Dead

Aggie Mundeen, who writes the column “Stay Young with Aggie,” plans to rendezvous with SAPD Detective Sam Vanderhoven, the man she loves, at a hotel on the San Antonio River Walk…a vacation from crime and a reset for their tumultuous relationship. In the midst of River City during Fiesta Week, what could go wrong?      

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Category Mystery-Cozy
A Winter's Tail

Secrets collide after a single horrific moment leaves one person dead and one fighting for their life. This fast paced cozy mystery will have you glued to the page as Cait and Cody join forces with a cat named Moirai in a race against time to track down a killer

Category Mystery-Cozy
Temporarily Insane

Bad job. Wrong love. And Murder. Hattie Cooks is still searching for her dream job and one might be available...in the Big Apple, far from friends, family, and Allan Wellborn, the man who still makes her heart race. In the meantime, she finds temporary employment at an accounting firm where mishaps and murder are definitely fishy. Detective Allan Wellborn dropped Hattie for Blonde Bimbo who, coinc ...

Category Mystery-Crime
Eastside Hedge Witch

Miriam Diaz has been living a boring mundane life on Seattle's Eastside for the past seventeen years. But when a hellhound suddenly shows up on one of her morning runs and needs to be banished, her carefully crafted façade of normalcy comes crashing down. Now, her secret is out, she is a powerful witch who was born for only one purpose. To destroy the world. 𝑩𝒖𝒕 𝒘𝒂𝒊𝒕, 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒆'𝒔 𝒎𝒐𝒓𝒆... It seems ever ...

Category Paranormal Cozy