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Featured mystery, thriller & suspense books including crime fiction and historical crime fiction books!

The Switch

The Switch by David BillingsleyMacy Thompson is a highly successful executive and the owner of a multi-million-dollar Texas estate. She’s also divorced, alone, and in therapy.

The barometer of her success and failure is her childhood best friend—the seductive, popular, and carefree Nikki Owen.

But Macy has been comparing herself to a ghost. No one has seen Nikki in twenty-five years. Until now… Continue reading

The Fallen Sun

The Fallen Sun by David R. GriggA world where the sun never sets; where there is no day and no night; and where shadows never move. Beyond an oasis of light, the freezing outer darkness stretches far away.

In this strange environment we follow the stories of three remarkable young people.

Together, these three must struggle to save their world. And in saving it, they change it and themselves forever. Continue reading

A Family Secret

A Family Secret by Kennedy CrossIt’s been there all along. The truth, hiding in plain sight.

Claire Brooks’ whole world is turned upside-down upon the apparent suicide of her beloved father. With no one to lean on, she only wants to bury herself in her work. But when it looks like the suicide might really be a carefully crafted murder, Claire puts her career as a homicide detective on hold to return home in search of answers. Continue reading

The Cleansing Trilogy

The Cleansing Trilogy by S. J. Pharro, Stephen PharroOne of the most ambitious apocalyptic dystopian worlds ever put into a book!

Follow a young soldier as he delves into a world collapsing around him, there is no way out from the oncoming plague and no easy answer to the questions that he must ask his demons.

A mixture of fourth wall breaking and harsh story driven content, this mixture may not be for some but it suites the story and is a molded in part of it. Read the first chapter and then enjoy! 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

Reino de Sombras: Cuando una víctima se convierte en verdugo (Spanish Edition)

Kingdom of Shadows: When a victim becomes an executioner (Spanish Edition) by Xavier CruzadoEsta novela está inspirada en hechos reales de nuestra historia contemporánea.
Dedicada a quienes les robaron su Infancia, su Inocencia y su Dignidad.

¿Puede una víctima convertirse en verdugo? ¿Hasta qué punto los traumas infantiles pueden llegar a marcar nuestras acciones y formas con las que nos relacionarnos con la sociedad cuando llegamos a adultos? ¿Creemos vivir en un estado libre y democrático o no somos más que un rebaño de ovejas conducido por lobos?
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Her Lover’s Face

Her Lovers Face by Patricia ElliottIf her husband is rotting in hell, then who is the man standing in front of her with a dead man’s face?

Laryssa Mitchell is one of the lucky ones. The death of her abusive husband finally allows her to live again on her own terms, making her own choices. Her first official decision is to take back what was lost – her independence and her old job. But she soon finds herself in a living nightmare when she meets her new boss. If her husband is rotting in hell, then who is the man standing in front of her with a dead man’s face? Continue reading

Honolulu Blues (T. J. O’Sullivan Series Book 2)

Honolulu Blues: A Gripping Thriller and Suspense Detective Novel (T. J. O'Sullivan Thrillers Book 2) by Larry DarterHeart pounding thriller and suspense detective tale that stretches from Honolulu to Hong Kong.

New Zealand ex-pat and Honolulu PI T. J. O’Sullivan, follows the trail of a con man to Hong Kong hoping to recover her client’s half a million dollars’ worth of stolen jewelry. But she never expected the case would catapult her into a deadly clash with an international crime syndicate that erupts in such danger and violence it threatens not only her life but the lives of everyone she loves. Continue reading

Buzzards: Legend of Johnee Crow

Buzzards: Legend of Johnee Crow by M. S. NightingaleThe sun no longer shines in the community of Muskrat. Tempestuous clouds rolled in weeks ago, as buzzards began gathering in alarming numbers, driving citizens indoors.

Investigative journalist Adele Irving travels hundreds of miles to investigate mysterious lights, constant pounding, unrelenting moaning like tortured souls in eternal agony, blood-curdling screams that keep the entire community on edge – and, the disappearing citizens. Continue reading

The Forgotten Note: Book I Adventures of The Para Club Gang

The Forgotten Note: Book I of the Adventures of the Para Club Gang by Anna Mayfair-DiazCheck out this exciting thriller from this new author! Be prepared for a heartfelt and emotional ride by the author’s imaginative tale.

Young, beautiful, psychic, and Cuban American Annette Kings tries to have a normal college life in San Francisco, until the day she buys a vintage suitcase in the wine country which is mysteriously connected with her haunting dreams of Paris in the Nazi era. Continue reading

Retribution Hospice

Retribution Hospice by M. S. Nightingale ... Where bad doctors go to pay for their sins... Where bad doctors go to pay for their sins…

Young Camila Torres has almost achieved it all — her education, her dream job as an accountant, her own self-remodeled and whimsically-decorated cottage, and, she is happily planning her wedding to Lucio Herrera.

Then a weekend holiday visit with family sets her on a path that threatens everything she has worked for. Continue reading

Out of Time: The Dream Traveler Book One

Out of Time: The Dream Traveler Book One by Ernesto H Lee‘When your past calls – Don’t answer, it has nothing to say’. Unless your name is Sean McMillan – in which case you had better answer and listen carefully.

Out of Time is the first in a series of books that introduce the reader to Sean McMillan ‘The Dream Traveler’. McMillan is a detective assigned to a cold-case squad, but he is no ordinary detective. With a unique ability to travel back in time through the medium of his dreams – finding evidence and solving a long forgotten murder should be a foregone conclusion. However, Sean soon discovers that changes to the past to influence the future can have unexpected and deadly consequences. Continue reading

Foregone Conclusion (The Malone Mystery Novels Book 4)

Foregone Conclusion The Malone Mystery Novels Book 4 by Larry DarterForegone Conclusion is the fourth novel in the thrilling Malone Private Investigator Series of Crime and Suspense Thrillers.

If you like breathtaking action, laugh-out-loud humor, and a hint of romance, then you’ll love this edge-of-your-seat detective story.

Over 15 years after the biggest diamond heist in U.S. history, the whereabouts of $68 million worth of the stolen gemstones remains a mystery. Are they hidden beneath the floorboards of an abandoned building somewhere? Were they sold to Arab princes on the down low? Or are the diamonds in some jewelry store’s window the same ones stolen in 2003, laundered through middlemen until they were clean enough for a legitimate dealer to buy them? Continue reading

The Shadow’s Secret

The Shadow’s Secret by Anna Casamento ArrigoNunzio is an idealist at heart. His heart swells with passions.

Nunzio’s early years consisted of traveling and developing an appreciation for the people, the nature, and the culture of Italy. His father immersed Nunzio in literature so that even an ordinary day could remind Nunzio of a poem.

While serving as the priest of a small parish in the countryside of Italy, Nunzio’s admiration of beauty gets him into trouble. Mariella, a beautiful woman with great strength and an appreciation for all of the things Nunzio cares about, enters his life, and he calls his holy vows into question. 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

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

Wolf’s Rage: Texas Ranch Wolf Pack Series

Wolf's Rage: Texas Ranch Wolf Pack (Texas Ranch Wolf Pack Series Book 9) by Lynn NodimaWhen Violet escapes her abusive fiancé, he sends men to bring her back. The last thing she expects is to be rescued by two strange women with uncanny abilities.

With his last attempt thwarted, her fiancé kidnaps Violet’s sister and father to force her to come to him.

But he doesn’t know about her new friends. 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

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

Bigger Gangsters

Bigger Gangsters by Aaron D McClellandDenny has a secret that could get him killed.

By day, Denny runs a city-wide drug network, selling weed, hash, and heroin to the growing hippie population. By night, he and his partner Frankie run an illegal gambling club and do odd jobs for their dapper crew chief Vic in the Di Napoli crime family.

Set amidst the psychedelic culture of 1969, Denny struggles to keep his drug network a secret from the disapproving Vic while being racked with guilt as he tries to help the only girl he’s ever loved kick her addiction to the heroin that is the source of his growing wealth. Continue reading

Chrome Mountain

Chrome Mountain by Ben SchneiderA dynamic, suspenseful thriller with a serious splash of humor…

Distressing visions of his revolutionary creation falling into the wrong hands compel inventor Trey Radisson to destroy his prototype before it can be replicated. But his priceless knowledge is now being sought by the Chromes—a malicious paramilitary force and the free world’s greatest threat.

When Trey resists the high-tech radicals and learns some of their secrets, his journey becomes a high-speed, roadblock-riddled chase. 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. Among the forgotten files, she uncovers a disturbing connection between disappearances from years ago—all pretty girls, all presumed runaways. Continue reading

The Shepherd’s Calculus

The Shepherds CalculusWhen journalist Peter Merrick is asked to write a eulogy for his mentor, Jesuit priest James Ingram, his biggest concern is doing right by the man.

But when his routine research reveals disturbing ties to sexual abuse and clues to a shadowy deal trading justice for power, everything he believed about his friend is called into question. With the US presidential election looming, incumbent Arthur Wyncott is quickly losing ground among religious voters.

Meanwhile, Owen Feeney, head of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, is facing nearly a billion dollars in payments to victims of sex abuse. 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?

Having recently returned to Castletown in the hope of winning back his estranged wife, DCI Jim Carruthers finds himself up to his eyes in the investigation. Continue reading