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

Band of Believers, Book 1: Dissent

Band of Believers, Book 1: Dissent by Jamie Lee GreyTo save your life, would you sell your soul?

During the tribulation, Willow Archer intends to keep both. She just wants to live a simple life in her quiet Montana town. But when sinister forces begin rounding up Christians, she must make a tough choice: accept the mark, or run for her life?

Willow runs. With her brother and a few friends, she decides to flee to the mountains. And danger chases them every step of the way.

Turns out, the forest holds its own set of perils 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

When I woke up this morning

When I woke up this morning by AlSayrBe careful what you pray for. Especially if it’s wisdom, you’re seeking.

Meet John. A Junior Pastor whose life is about to change. The attack against the Institutional Church by the forces of evil rises. John has uncovered several plots and conspiracies that have been underway since the Church began.

Promoted to Senior Pastor the trouble starts. A scandalous affair in the ministry. Anonymous emails hint at war with the supernatural world that has become physical. Discussions about Missing books of the Bible, giants, UFOs ensue. Continue reading

Mercy: A Short Story Collection

Mercy: A Short Story Collection by Kendal Lou DicksonThis short story collection features 10 different fiction stories: Awakening, Lifeline, A Simple Mistake, Broken Promises, Mercy, Rookie Mistake, Past Discretion, It Could Be Worse, Blood Snow, and Unexpected Loss.

Awakening: Two cousins take a hunting trip, only to find out there’s more than just deer hiding out in the forest. Continue reading

The Conclave

The Conclave by S.C. EstonIt all came down to this.
A traitor.

The city of Telstar has been freed and the enemy defeated. In the streets, the townspeople are celebrating, singing and drinking to the promise of better days to come.

Yet, at the top of an abandoned tower, a secret meeting is about to take place. Although victory was attained, questions remain unanswered. Some of Telstar’s deepest secrets got out and the impregnable city almost fell. It is unclear who betrayed the city and some will not sleep until the culprit answers for the betrayal. Continue reading

Fighting Rough: A Post-Apocalyptic EMP Survival Thriller (The EMP Book 5)

Fighting Rough A Post-Apocalyptic Survival ThrillerWho could you trust if society fell?

Winter is in full force. Freezing temperatures and heavy snow present new threats. But there’s more to surviving than just weathering the elements.

Out alone, James spots a man he recognizes from the compound. Does it mean they’re being hunted down? Or is it mere coincidence?

Max knows his group is a target. There are people who want them dead merely for revenge. Others want their radios, their guns, and their supplies 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

The Death Doll

The Death Doll by K.D. CarterIn the summer of 1692, the infamous Salem witch trials were underway in Massachusetts Colony, North America. Meanwhile, a new Governor was appointed over New Hampshire colony, but his only interest was the land he felt entitled to.

Citizens of Durham, New Hampshire, were losing property they’d farmed for years. It was a dangerous time to come to the Colonies, but Kate Tremont had no choice. Having lost her father and her home in Kingston, Jamaica, she sailed to Durham, New Hampshire to stay with her only living relative – William Stoddard, a farmer and devout Puritan. Continue reading

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

The Forgotten Note Book I Adventures of The Para Club Gang by Anna MayfairPage-turner, mystery, suspense, and ghosts!

A thriller tale of San Franciscan students who discover an old, hidden note from a Nazi soldier in Paris. Young and beautiful Annette Kings tries to have a normal college life until the day she buys a vintage suitcase which is mysteriously connected with her haunting dreams. What Annette uncovers leads her thirteen-year-old nephew Ivan, and his buddies into a dangerous journey throughout Europe. What did the note say? Who were these lovers? Two brilliant stories are weaved into one, as the past comes into the present, in this historical fiction of fantasy, romance, and terror. 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

What’s Left Unsaid

What's Left Unsaid by Deborah Stone 2Sasha is just about managing to hold her life together. She is raising her teenage son Zac, coping with an absent husband and caring for her ageing, temperamental and alcoholic mother, as well as holding down her own job.

But when Zac begins to suspect that he has a secret sibling, Sasha realises that she must relive the events of a devastating night which she has done her best to forget for the past nineteen years. 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

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

Seeking Glory: A Novel About Relationships, Loss, and Finding Your Way Home

Life is never static. Just when you think you finally have everything under control, that illusion is shattered…and the life you once knew has spun off in unimaginable directions.

Seeking Glory is an eloquent novel that explores the complexities of family relationships. With themes of loss, recovery, estrangement, and reconciliation woven throughout, it tells the story of a woman who seeks to uncover the truth about her young granddaughter’s origins. 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. Continue reading

Equidistant (A Psychological Thriller)

Equidistant ( A Psychological Thriller ) by S.J. PharroA Mental Health driven thriller through the eyes of a young man who barely knows the definition of living.

Every character is real.
Every mental health related situation is real.
The places are all real.

All of them changed for the science fiction genre.

A disease of unknown origin is creeping into every piece of darkness within the United Kingdom, nothing on this scale has ever been seen Continue reading

Jaded

Jaded by Michelle BellonTo what lengths will a man go for the woman he loves?

Reed Dartmouth will learn the answer to those questions time and time again throughout his relationship with Jade Montgomery.

When he first meets her as a young, gentle boy the heartache from losing his mother only a year before is still fresh and painful. Jade is different from anyone else he’s ever met; tough, sassy, and even a bit cruel. But she’s also the same as he is: she knows what it’s like to lose a parent. 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