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

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

Kill Code

Kill Code by Luna KayneHOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO PROTECT THE ONES YOU LOVE?

THEN
Ten years ago, a covert government operation gone wrong separated Jack from Jessa, the girl he promised he would never leave.

NOW
Jack’s special forces team receives a tip, leading them to a remote farmhouse in search of a group of hackers led by the elusive Zane who work for the same person he holds responsible for Jessa’s death, ten years earlier. 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

The Earl and The Enchantress (An Enchantress Novel Book 1)

The Earl and The Enchantress (An Enchantress Novel Book 1) by Paullett GoldenNot all scars can be healed with a kiss.

Sebastian Lancaster, Earl of Roddam, harbors a family secret so dark he has forsaken marriage to hide the past. When fate introduces him to Lizbeth, he believes he has met his perfect match—a woman with whom he can share passion without commitment.

Lizbeth Trethow risks everything to follow her heart until Sebastian’s past returns to haunt them. Desperate to hide the blood on his hands, he sabotages their happiness. Everything depends on Lizbeth unraveling the truth and turning this villain into a hero. Continue reading

Mantra-6: Brimestone

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

Black Pudding Murder: Introducing the Fog Busters Detectives: Young at Heart – A Bit Older in Body

Black Pudding Murder: Introducing the Fog Busters Detectives: Young at Heart – A Bit Older in Body by Stephanie Parker McKeanWhen aging friends form a detective agency in their Scottish village, their likelihood of success seems dubious.

One is blind, two have hearing problems, one uses a crutch—and the two youngest members are from America, not Scotland.

Dubbing themselves the Fog Busters, the friends vow to solve a murder that local police have labeled as Death by Misadventure. Indeed, misadventure seems to follow the Fog Busters when the killer attempts to stop them from investigating. Continue reading

Indigo: A Paranormal Mystery (Violet Book 2)

Indigo: A Paranormal Mystery (Violet Book 2) by Elaine SnyderA stranger on a corner, watching. A match lighting up a face. A woman determined to get revenge. Violet saw it all, through their eyes.

She experiences their fears, their grief, and their anger, but only for a few moments at a time. After that, she is left to discover the reasons why she has the visions. Though she is a school teacher by trade, Violet is a psychic, and now her teenaged son, Daniel, is too. Continue reading

No True Justice: Witness Protection 2

No True Justice: Witness Protection 2 by H. L. WegleyThe Witness Protection series can be read in any order. They forced her into witness protection, not to protect her, but to silence her.

After testifying in a high-profile case, Gemma Saint, a young intern at an influential media outlet, is forced into WITSEC by corrupt DOJ officials to silence her. When Gemma’s testimony at a retrial threatens their elaborate conspiracy to control the upcoming presidential election, Gemma learns from her WITSEC Inspector her identity was compromised and someone in the DOJ has sent a team to kill her. Continue reading

Immortal Consequences

Immortal Consequences by Steven SterupWhen Kal Johnson, an immortal gargoyle, is attacked by an ancient vampire and framed for the murder of a human his quiet life is thrown into chaos.

But the universe, with its perverse sense of humor, has decided that now would be the perfect time for the punch line. Kal’s human wife, Brianna, has done the impossible. She is the first human in history to become pregnant with a gargoyle’s child. 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 MayfairA page-turner with mystery, suspense, and ghosts!

A thriller tale of San Franciscan students who discover an old, hidden note from a Nazi soldier in Paris.

Young, beautiful, and psychic Annette Kings tries to have a normal college life 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

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

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

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

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

Gus

GusWhen aging cowboy Gus Matthews gets fired from Rocking-C ranch for laying out the mean-spirited, know-nothing foreman, he heads north for Oklahoma, where he finds work with the Aronsons, an elderly couple whose ranch has seen better days.

What should be easy work for kindly employers quickly turns sour when Gus discovers that the neighboring Slash-M ranch have been rustling the Aronsons’ cattle. Even worse, Gus becomes the corrupt sheriff’s main suspect in a string of violent crimes plaguing the county. 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

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