Tag Archives: Crime Fiction

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

Daytona Sands (Rick Sands Suspense Novels Book 1) by Gary Fidel

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

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

Foul Play: A Private Investigator Series of Crime and Suspense Thrillers (The Malone Mystery Novels Book 6)

Foul Play: A Private Investigator Series of Crime and Suspense Thrillers (The Malone Mystery Novels Book 6) by Larry DarterA search for the estranged husband of a rich young thing from Boston seeking reconciliation leads L. A. private detective Ben Malone south of the border…

…to the exotic locales of the Mexican Riviera and into an entanglement with a trio of ruthless grifters who will stop at nothing including murder to protect their confidence scheme.

“It was one of those clear, sunny afternoons we get in Los Angeles in the early spring after a rain 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

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

Spirit Lake

Spirit Lake by Dwight DixonDr. Dan Rice, with his marriage in dissolution and his son incarcerated, is trapped in a conservative Northwest college which he believes is unsuitable for a modern, literary man of his sensibilities.

Listless and incendiary, he becomes infatuated with Suzanne Lacy, another teacher on the faculty. Suzanne, a victim of child sexual abuse, is a loner and rebuffs his repeated attempts at courtship. Finally, having exhausted all conventional means of pursuit, on a cold, autumn evening he sedates her 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

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

Mantra-6: Brimstone

Mantra-6: Brimestone by Russel HutchingsJohn Devereaux, an SAS Warrant Officer, is seconded to the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS).

Devereaux is handed a mission that will test him to his very core. The mission – Infiltrate into Cambodia via parachute from 37000 feet in the dead of night and assassinate two high value targets.

Unbeknown to Devereaux, the Director-General of ASIS, Magnus Webb, is testing Devereaux for a far more important role – as the head of an off-the-books clandestine cell buried deep inside ASIS and known only as MANTRA-6. Continue reading

The Victor: A Black Force Thriller (Black Force Shorts Book 1)

The Victor A Black Force ThrillerGovernment operative James Xu arrives in the peaceful suburb of Greenpoint on a stormy night in Brooklyn, New York.

Tasked with infiltrating a mysterious tournament run by shadowy underworld figures, he understands the likelihood of having to use his extensive combat experience is high. As a solo warrior for the division known only as Black Force, he’s accustomed to being thrown to the wolves. Continue reading

AVARICE

AVARICEWhen a body is found in a remote Scottish glen, DI Munro comes out of retirement to investigate. 

The Police chief wants everything wrapped up before the upcoming regatta, but the locals are remarkably unforthcoming with helpful information.

Sassy and quick, London detective sergeant Charlotte West is roped in by DI Munro to help solve what is now a murder case. 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