Tag Archives: Crime Fiction

Featured crime fiction books including detective fiction, courtroom drama, hard-boiled fiction, legal thrillers, suspense and mystery books!

Restoration

Restoration by Daniel C. McWhorter The year is 2075 and the human race is dying. Decades of war, famine, and bio-engineering have finally taken their toll, and birth rates have declined to near zero.

The leaders of two of the solar system’s largest corporations believe they can save humanity, but they will have to break the law to do it.

When Doctor Evan Feldman decided to have his body frozen immediately after his death, he always hoped that one day the technology would exist to cure his cancer-ravaged body. Continue reading

Butterfly Hill (A Matthys Rossouw Pursuit Book 2)

Butterfly Hill (A Matthys Rossouw Pursuit Book 2) by Brendan Le GrangeA psychopath with mother issues. A policeman with his career on the line. A beautiful agent with unclear allegiances. And an ancient organisation guarding a secret that could get them all killed.

Hiko Shimizu is not a nice man, but he is ingenious. Ingenious enough to find a lost artefact capable of catalysing a revolution in China? Maybe. And that’s close enough to draw the attention of powerful forces that won’t hesitate to kill to keep their secrets safe. Meanwhile, Matthys Rossouw is in hot pursuit, unaware of the full scale of the danger he faces. Continue reading

Prestige, Privilege and Murder (A Stacie Maroni Mystery Book 1)

Prestige, Privilege and Murder (A Stacie Maroni Mystery Book 1) by Christa NardiMoney isn’t worth killing for, or is it?

When her estranged husband is murdered, Stacie Maroni Noth is quickly identified as the main suspect. With divorce papers not yet signed, she may get a substantial inheritance – a clear motive in the eyes of both Noth’s family and the police. His family and law firm strive to keep up the pretense that all is above reproach and idyllic.

In her quest to prove her innocence, however, Stacie discovers she’s not the only one with a motive for murder. Could it be a colleague at the prestigious law firm where he worked? Or is it tied to the victim’s stance on domestic violence? Or maybe even his threats to reveal family secrets? Continue reading

The British FrontLine (Codename Orcus Book 2)

The British FrontLine A thriller that moves from the desert of Afghanistan to DorsetA thriller that moves from the desert of Afghanistan to the leafy lanes of Dorset.

Patrick Regan is a man on a mission. Expertly trained by the Royal Marines and with crack sniper skills, he’s always taken the fight to the enemy, but now he realises that whilst he’s been away Great Britain has been attacked.

His parents are dead, his sister is missing and he’s getting zero help from the authorities, Regan is forced to face the faceless:  Continue reading

Unparalleled

Unparalleled by D. S. SmithWaking up in a strange house, with no memory of how or why he is there, Stuart Milton finds his life has changed beyond recognition.

His pregnant wife is missing, but his only living relative, his brother, is incapable of substantiating his claim. Lost in a world of confusion that is spiralling out of his control, Stuart finds temporary salvation in a psychiatrist assigned to his case.

Meanwhile, peculiar events across the world lead a team of Oxford scientists to develop top secret technology that will change the future of humanity. Continue reading

That Dog Don’t Bark

That Dog Don't Bark by Aaron McClellandA love story with a little arson and murder …

Small time crooks Jackie and Angel are two marginalized ex-foster teens who can barely keep a roof over their heads and food on the table. Yet they share a love that is fresh and soul-deep – Angel is Jackie’s personal miracle, and he is Angel’s ‘sweet boy’.

All around them, girls are disappearing off the mean streets of East Vancouver and they soon discover an international gang of human sex traffickers are luring teen girls with heroin, sexual seduction, and promises of riches. Continue reading

Case of the Docile Dhampir (MOUS Investigations Book 1)

Case of the Docile Dhampir (MOUS Investigations Book 1) by Steven SterupConnor Mousman’s murder leaves his adopted daughter Cassy with no choice. She must trick Zach Nielson, a seemingly ordinary accountant, into becoming her partner.

With his help she might finally be able to discover what they both are. They are not human but Connor Mousman always said Zach was like her. Perhaps he meant that Zach was exactly like her. Continue reading

The Chinese Tiger Ying: A Gripping Thriller and Suspense Detective Novel (T. J. O’Sullivan Thrillers Book 3)

The Chinese Tiger Ying: A Gripping Thriller and Suspense Detective Novel (T. J. O'Sullivan Thrillers Book 3) by Larry DarterHere is the novel that reveals tough-as-nails Honolulu private investigator T.J. O’Sullivan’s romantic, sexier side—the third book in an action-packed detective mystery series.

On the trail of a stolen ancient Chinese cultural relic called Tiger Ying, T.J. finds herself entangled not only in a murder, but in a steamy love triangle, dating two good-looking sexy men at the same time. T.J. isn’t always right, but she is never indecisive. She isn’t looking to choose. She wants to keep them both Continue reading

Stitches

Stitches by Samantha SimardStitches follows Jim Wolfe, a PTSD-riddled Army Ranger turned private investigator.

Between his questionable relationship with a Romanian restaurateur’s son, and investigating the disappearance of a famous musician’s daughter with his partner, Scarlett Vaughn, Wolfe has a lot on his plate.

When a string of grisly murders centering on college students grab the city of Boston by the throat, Wolfe finds himself entangled in more than one mystery. Continue reading

Deadly Stillwater (Mac McRyan Mystery Series Book)

Deadly Stillwater (Mac McRyan Mystery Series Book) by Roger StelljesA compelling crime thriller…

“This book takes the reader on one wild ride, with the suspense not letting up until the very end. Mac is one part Lucas Davenport and one part Mitch Rapp – and it just does not get any better than that!” – Amazon reviewer

Two girls gone… Shannon hustled to her car and dug into her black purse, searching for her car keys, “Where the heck did they go?” He quickly put his hand over her mouth as she screamed and thrashed, slid the van door open, and dragged her inside… Continue reading

Pursuit

Pursuit by Gene Hackman“I’ll say this for the last time. Take your hand off the shotgun.”

In a tense standoff with a shopping mall shooter, Sergeant Juliette Worth has the suspect about to surrender—then in a few explosive seconds, she takes him down.

Usually a by-the-book cop, Julie has too much at stake, raising her daughter on her own, to break protocol—until the mall killer pushes her over the line. Instead of kudos for saving his hostage, the Missouri State Criminal Investigation Unit hands Julie cold case duty. Continue reading

Daytona Sands (Rick Sands Suspense Novels Book 1)

Daytona Sands (Rick Sands Suspense Novels Book 1) by Gary FidelIn what appears to be an open-and-shut case, a young surfing champion is killed and his mother confesses to the crime.

Rick Sands, Executive Assistant State’s Attorney in Daytona Beach, Florida, knows the victim and his mother, an old high school classmate. He is also familiar with what lies behind the glamorous facade of “The World’s Most Famous Beach” and his instincts now tell him that there is more to this case than simply a mother inflicting fatal injuries during a violent argument with her son . . . but can he prove it? Continue reading

Outsourced

Outsourced by Eric J. GatesWhat’s the most dangerous gift a fan could send to an author? And if that fan was a professional assassin?

New York-based writer Nic Stiles receives a strange package in the mail. It’s not long before he realises what it represents will change his life… with deadly consequences. Others want the package’s contents too, including a high-tech Intelligence agency who will stop at nothing to obtain it.

…and the sender wants it back! Continue reading

Shooting Lessons

Shooting Lessons by Lenny KleinfeldMakro, the world’s largest ride-hail service, has a human resources problem. A gunman is methodically murdering their drivers in Chicago.

Det. Mark Bergman is dealing with core competency and personal fulfillment issues: His recently acquired celebrity status as the city’s most lethal cop is messing with his work, and his recently acquired love life is a transatlantic disaster.

Meanwhile, the American Gun Association is having no problems at all. They’re funding a flashy multimedia campaign to Continue reading

Florida Straits (Key West Capers Book 1)

Florida Straits Key West Capers Book 1“People go to Key West for lots of different reasons. Joey Goldman went there to become a gangster…”

So begins this classic Key West caper, the hilarious and touching book that launched a much-loved series and introduced the world to Bert the Shirt and his chihuahua Don Giovanni, two of the most unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction.

Joey, the illegitimate son of a major NY mafioso, decides to break away from a decidedly unpromising future in the old neighborhood of Queens. But will the old neighborhood and the Family let him go in peace? Continue reading

Robbing the Dead (Inspector Jim Carruthers Book 1)

Robbing the Dead Inspector Jim Carruthers Book 1Looking for your next unputdownable mystery? Then try this book by #1 best-selling author Tana Collins, a mystery full of stunning twists and turns.

In a small Scottish university town, what links a spate of horrible murders, a targeted bomb explosion and a lecturer’s disappearance? Is a terror group involved? If so, who is pulling the strings? And what does something that happened over forty years ago have to do with it? Continue reading