Tag Archives: Mystery Thriller & Suspense

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

Tangled Strings

Tangled Strings by Christopher ClarkAn international gambling thriller

Clawing your way up through the minor leagues of tennis to reach the ATP tour is difficult enough. But when unseen match fixers threaten and bully players to throw matches so they can cash in on rigged bets, it becomes a matter of life and death.

Caught between unyielding pressure and their own ambition, a handful of aspiring players fight back. The odds are against them, and the stakes couldn’t be higher as they take on the gamblers, all the while fighting to earn their place in the top tier of international tennis. 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

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

The Forgotten Note: Book I of the Adventures of the Para Club Gang by Anna Mayfair-DiazAn exciting, fantasy adventure about a college student by the name of Annette Kings in San Francisco, who is haunted by a recurring dream of Paris in the Nazi era; until one day, she buys a vintage suitcase that is mysteriously connected with her visions.

As they investigate the clues, the intrigue leads her orphan nephew Ivan, and his buddies into a dangerous thriller throughout Europe. Come and find “The Forgotten Note” with the Para Club Gang and get ready to run for your life from the demon killer! Continue reading

Accountable

Accountable by EV StephensBedford Homicide Detective Valerie Benchik understands the toll violent crime takes on those left behind.

She was only ten when her best friend was abducted and strangled, and now Val must cope with another devastating loss when her husband is fatally shot.

Normally focused and confident, Val is haunted by images of Dave’s last moments and she immerses herself in work when a young attorney is tortured and killed after placing a frantic, untraceable call to 911. Continue reading

Three Wishes: A Romantic Murder Mystery in the Colorado Mountains

Three Wishes A Romantic Murder Mystery in the Colorado Mountains by Timothy KleinWith the sale of her ranch just a week away, her passion for writing on life support, and her passion for passion?

Well, she had all but pulled the plug on it! Suzy just needs a quiet hike to her cabin and a few relaxing days hidden away.

But things get complicated. Fast.

First, Brett stumbles across her path. An artist from New York City, he’s wandering around the mountains of Colorado, loaded down with camera gear in a snow storm. Continue reading

Dark Sky Falling

Dark Sky FallingDark Sky Falling is a suspense-filled psychological thriller that promises to keep you guessing until the last page.

The Enemy In His Own Home… Tonight Marcus stepped back into the world of dating for the first time since his wife died three years ago. Things are going well. Interesting conversation with an attractive woman, first-rate food and even better wine. Life is good again. What Marcus doesn’t know is that his nanny has just abducted his daughter. To Russia. Continue reading

Malone Mystery Novels: Two Book Set No. 1

Malone Mystery Novels Two Book Set No 1Ben Malone is a modern-day Los Angeles private eye in the mold of Chinatown’s Jake Gittes and Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe, a street-wise, smart-mouthed tough guy with a heart of gold.

Offered as another option for readers, “Malone Mystery Novels Two Book Sets” include two books in the series in chronological order at a special price.  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

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: the insidious thugs of the invading Russian Mafia. With their sights set on the complete domination of Britain’s organised crime, their toxic regime of bribery, intimidation and violence has even infiltrated to the very top of Britain’s military intelligence. Continue reading

Last Chance, Texas

Last Chance, TexasLast Chance, Texas has the highest literacy rate in the state and it may have been due to the unusual influence Ms. Hatty, the librarian, had over the small town.

When the lovely old library burns to the ground, along with Ms. Hatty, her influence extends beyond the grave with the last nine books left in a box. Each book was earmarked by a sticky note with the recipient’s name. Continue reading

The Victor: A Black Force Thriller

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

Dead Calm: The Coastal Suspense Series Book 1

Dead Calm The Coastal Suspense Series Book 1She’s a feisty, ex-U.S. Marshal, he’s a cranky veteran detective, together they’ll make one hell of a team in the sweltering, mosquito-filled swamps of Florida.

Skylar Reid has spent her entire career hunting down fugitives as part of the country’s most elite task force. After losing her fiancé in a tragedy six-months prior, it sent her world into a spin and caused her superiors to slam the brakes on. Now with the big city in the rearview mirror, and the quiet Panhandle town of Carrabelle in her sights, Skylar takes a position as an investigator for the local sheriff’s office and partners with an aging detective. 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.

It is good police work that will unravel the truth behind the crime, but not without ruffling a few feathers first.  Continue reading

The Man on the Train

The Man on the TrainThe Man on the Train is a prequel to the Angela Marchmont mysteries and can be read without fear of spoilers!

October 1925: On finding herself stuck in a small town in Illinois following floods on the railway line, Angela Marchmont falls in with a vaudeville company and helps a young man accused of theft prove his innocence.

This is a short story of fourteen thousand words—just right for an afternoon curled up on the sofa!  Continue reading