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Phantom River

release date: Jan 07, 2014
Phantom River
A woman who earns her living on Oregon's treacherous Columbia River Bar... Bar pilot Jo Henderson knows all the myths and legends of her native Astoria, but her knowledge of the undercurrents in local events proves more deadly than she thought possible when an explosion dumps her into the Columbia's icy winter waters. Though she survives her first "accident," she's unknowingly become the target of a ruthless killer. A man sworn to save lives at the risk of his own... When Bostonian John MacFallon took the job of Astoria's police chief, he left evil behind-he thought for good. But with the suspicious "accidents" piling up, Mac uncovers a plot that threatens to cripple the regional economy and destroy the woman who has quickly become far too important to him.

Absolute Intolerance

release date: Dec 17, 2015
Absolute Intolerance
Homophobia turns deadly when a serial killer strikes in this hot new release in legal thrillers Lawyer Brent Marks advocates a case for a gay couple's marriage. After victory, the couple is found in their home brutally murdered, serial killer style. Can Brent bring himself to defend the only suspect in the case? Where ethics and tolerance collide, Brent must solve the murders to form a viable defense. Critical Praise "Kenneth Eade is one of our strongest thriller writers on the scene and the fact that he draws his stories from the contemporary philosophical landscape is very much to his credit." Grady Harp, Amazon Hall of Fame, Top 100 and Vine Voice "Absolute Intolerance is packed with delightful twists and turns, but its real surprise lies in an unexpected conclusion that neatly sums up events without a predictable path being taken. This makes for a gem of a read for courtroom drama and mystery fans used to the clues adding up to one direction. Without spilling beans, suffice it to say that Absolute Intolerance remains thought-provoking from start to finish, and is a winning story fueled by issues of religious and gay civil freedoms alike." Midwest Book Review Scroll up and order your copy of Absolute Intolerance now! PRE-ORDER SALES PRICE EXTENDED FOR ONE WEEK

Bones in High Places

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Bones in High Places
Reverend Francis Oughterard goes to the south of France to the villa he inherited from his murder victim and joined by his cat, his bone-obsessed hound, and Nicholas Ingaza, the man who gave him his alibi for the murder, they look for Nazi gold, rumored to be hidden in the villa.

Not Like He Seemed (An Ilse Beck FBI Suspense Thriller-Book 2)

release date: Sep 22, 2021
Not Like He Seemed (An Ilse Beck FBI Suspense Thriller-Book 2)
The FBI desperately needs Ilse's help to catch the "Alphabet Killer"-an unhinged serial killer who seems to be arranging his victims' bodies in the shapes of letters. Is he spelling a word? Or hinting at who will be next? In this bestselling mystery series, FBI Special Agent Ilse Beck, victim of a traumatic childhood in Germany, moved to the U.S. to become a renowned psychologist specializing in PTSD, and the world's leading expert in the unique trauma of serial-killer survivors. By studying the psychology of their survivors, Ilse has a unique and unparalleled expertise in the true psychology of serial killers. Ilse never expected, though, to become an FBI agent herself. Ilse, plagued by her own past, realizes the time has come to face her demons and revisit the site of her childhood home in Germany. But will the trip help her expunge her own dark memories-or push her over the edge? But in a frantic race against time, the FBI needs her to decode the Alphabet Killer. Is there a method to his madness, a way to stop the next victim before it's too late? Or is this killer far more cunning and deranged than anyone could imagine? A dark and suspenseful crime thriller, the bestselling ILSE BECK series is a breathtaking page-turner, an unputdownable mystery and suspense novel. A compelling and perplexing psychological thriller, rife with twists and jaw-dropping secrets, it will make you fall in love with a brilliant new female protagonist, while it keeps you shocked late into the night. NOT LIKE HE SEEMED (An Ilse Beck FBI Suspense Thriller) is book #2 in a new series by mystery and suspense author Ava Strong. Books #3 and #4 in the series-NOT LIKE YESTERDAY and NOT LIKE THIS-are also available.

Bad News Travels

release date: Aug 04, 2020
Bad News Travels
Family secrets become a blackmailer's deadly weapon in this pulse-pounding thriller by the Amazon Charts bestselling author of No Good Deed. The shocking suicide of Beth Daniels's father--a prominent surgeon--has thrown the FBI agent into a tailspin. But when Beth heads to Saint Augustine, Florida, for the funeral, she'll need more than the emotional support of her boyfriend, retired detective Jon Lancaster. She'll need his gut instinct for solving a mystery. No sooner do they arrive than suspicions are aroused. There's the pair of Russians who seem to be watching every move the family makes. A final, cryptic phone call Martin Daniels made to his granddaughter. Strange blood evidence on his estate. More than $1 million missing from Martin's account. And his cell phone, wiped clean, along with clues to a double life. To Beth, it's disturbingly clear: the man she loved was a stranger. As she and Jon delve into Martin's past, they have no idea where the secrets will take them. Or how dangerous it will be to expose the conspiracies, the cover-ups, and the terrible truths of Martin's life--and death.

Girl in the Air

release date: Apr 11, 2016
Girl in the Air
6'3" 200LBS, AIRBORNE AND ANGRY. ARE THEY SMART ENOUGH TO LEAVE HER ALONE?A teenaged loner with anger issues, Alice Brickstone's mission in life is to find out who or what killed her twin brother a decade earlier. All her parents will divulge is that he died on a family trip to an ashram in India. When she begins to see faces from her childhood nightmares in her remote ski town in Colorado, Alice sees an opportunity to hunt for information...and revenge. She works alone and observes no caution. Her simple mission is complicated when a strange Himalayan hermit shows up in the woods near her house telling her that she paranormal abilities. Skeptical but determined to use any advantage to end the threat against her, she is shocked to suddenly become the hunted. There is only one way out--Alice must master her newfound skills and fly before tragedy takes over again.GIRL IN THE AIR is the first book in a series of page-turning, fast-paced psychological thrillers set in the rocky mountains. Be transported into Alice's low-tech world of ancient yogic supernatural abilities, modern teenaged angst and post-modern world problems. If you like your heroes big like Jack Reacher, weird like Carrie, or scarred like Harry Potter, you'll love Tyler Pike's character, Alice Brickstone.

The D. Case

release date: Jan 01, 1992
The D. Case
The text of Dickens' unfinished novel is interspersed with solutions to the mystery of who killed Edwin Drood

Pursuit Into Darkness

release date: Oct 01, 1995
Pursuit Into Darkness
Journeying to Venezuela where rare artifacts and iron ore deposits have been simultaneously discovered, corporate chairperson Sam Warrender finds himself in an explosive confrontation with an archaeologist, environmentalists, and the media. Reprint.

A Masterpiece of Revenge

release date: Jan 01, 1998
A Masterpiece of Revenge
The world's foremost expert on artist Claude Lorrain (1600-1682) finds himself the target of a blackmailer who wants him to choose between his impeccable reputation and the life of his son.

Unsigned

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Unsigned
The mysterious death in a boating accident of McKinley Montague, author of sensational thrillers about serial killers, spells danger for publisher Alex Plumtree, whose investigation into Montague's odd demise leads to a series of bizarre accidents, threats, and unexplained deaths. Original.

Second Shot

release date: Sep 30, 2008
Second Shot
Hired to protect the beautiful Simone and her little girl while searching for Simone's long-lost father, female bodyguard Charlie Fox confronts a ruthless enemy who will do anything to stop her, including leaving her alone and wounded in the middle of a frozen New England woods. By the author of First Drop. Reprint.

Death, Taxes, and Extra-Hold Hairspray

release date: Jun 26, 2012
Death, Taxes, and Extra-Hold Hairspray
IRS agent Tara Holloway, while investigating a minister who is using his church as a tax shelter and a militant who is trying to turn Texas into a separate country, must help her boss keep her blonde beehive from falling flat.

The Devil's Playground

release date: Nov 01, 2013
The Devil's Playground
It is 2011, and Mel Taylor appears to be just a regular guy—and yet he is anything but ordinary. Despite being born in 1916 and witnessing the devastation of World War II, Mel is only forty-four years old. Now this genealogist is trapped between painful memories of his past and his life in the present where he is plagued by confusing nightmares that rob him of his sleep. He is simply doing his best to find his way in the world. When his friend, Joseph, asks for a favor, Mel finds himself helping a father desperate to find his missing son. He follows a dangerous path into his past—and his secrets, one of which he holds in his possession called the sapphire staff, a holy relic of incredible power. As Mel and his assistant, Emily Haptonstall, embark on an investigative journey to find the missing boy that leads them on a search in the Iowa cornfields for a rogue Nazi scientist, they soon find their lives in danger. Now Mel is left with no other choice but to remove the staff from its hiding place and rely on its powers to save the boy and others from a ruthless individual who will do anything to acquire the staff.

Winter of the Wolf Moon

release date: Feb 15, 2001
Winter of the Wolf Moon
When a young Ojibwa woman asks former Detroit police officer Alex McKnight for assistance, the reluctant private investigator is plunged into a dangerous adventure involving a drugged out hockey team, two strange armed men, and a killer from abroad. Reprint.

Raining Cat Sitters and Dogs

release date: Dec 28, 2010
Raining Cat Sitters and Dogs
Despite the efforts of Dixie Hemingway's on-again, off-again boyfriend to find a missing girl who may be a witness to a murder, Dixie finds that she must work alone to confront criminals who will stop at nothing.

Jinn

release date: Apr 24, 2004
Jinn
Investigating a string of unusual murders in Boston, two police detectives find themselves tracing leads back to a group of World War II marines, a mysterious submarine, and a high-security prison, and discover that an otherworldly force may be responsible. Reprint.

Diamonds for the Dead

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Diamonds for the Dead
Coming home to Reston, Virginia, to bury his estranged father, Josh Handleman gets the shock of his life when he finds out that his thrifty father is actually a wealthy man who collected diamonds, but when Josh tries to locate the gems he discovers they are missing and begins to wonder if his father's death was really an accident or if it was murder.

Some Enchanted Éclair

release date: Jan 01, 2014
Some Enchanted Éclair
When a Hollywood movie starts filming in Savannah, magical baker Katie Lightfoot and her witches' coven snag parts as extras until murder takes a starring role, forcing them to conjure up a killer before someone else gets the axe. Original.

Ten Second Staircase

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Ten Second Staircase
Just after his agoraphobic granddaughter joins the Peculiar Crimes Unit, Detective John May and his partner, Arthur Bryant, find themselves tackling a bizarre serial killer nicknamed "The Highwayman," whose crimes are not only terrorizing the city of London, but also bear a striking similarity to other series of murders spanning London's history. By the author of The Water Room. Reprint.

You Have the Right to Remain Puzzled

release date: Jan 01, 2007
You Have the Right to Remain Puzzled
Cora Felton, the Puzzle Lady, is stunned when Benny Southstreet, a two-bit gambler, accuses her of stealing a crossword puzzle, a case that is further complicated when her own attorney files a plagiarism suit against her and the police arrest her for murder. Reprint.

Serpent Gate

release date: Jun 01, 1999
Serpent Gate
Assigned to lead the investigation into a multi-million-dollar art theft from New Mexico's state capitol building, Santa Fe policeman Kevin Kerney finds himself face to face with an old enemy with ties to the Mexican government. Reprint.

A Deadly Tail

release date: Feb 02, 2016
A Deadly Tail
Deirdre "Foxtrot" Lancaster returns-with her otherworldly animal companions Whiskey and Tango-to shine a light on the dark side of fame... Foxtrot has seen a lot of strange things as assistant to billionaire Zelda Zoransky at her wacky mansion. And that includes her telepathic cat Tango and ectoplasmic pooch Whiskey. So it's no surprise to find a horde of zombies lurching across the lawn-even if they are just actors in a horror movie that's filming on the mansion grounds. The special effects look pretty convincing. But all that fake blood doesn't fool Whiskey, who quickly sniffs out the truth: one of those corpses is real... A DEADLY TAIL Before you can say, "Lights, camera, murder," Foxtrot and her furry partners-in-crime-solving are caught up in the drama of who-killed-who...and why. With a crazy cast of characters including a neurotic director, a star-hungry diva-even with an appearance by Lassie's ghost-it's bound to have one hell of a twist ending. But first, Foxtrot and her supernatural sidekicks have to find a killer amongst them-before the whole case is a wrap...in the next Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot novel from Dixie Lyle. "A clever new series that deftly blends cozy mystery with the paranormal...original and witty."-Ali Brandon, author of the Black Cat Bookshop mysteries

Trauma

release date: May 12, 2015
Trauma
Quitting her residency after a tragic mistake, Dr. Carrie Bryant returns home to care for her combat veteran brother and pursues a experimental therapy for PTSD before teaming up with an investigative reporter to find a missing patient.

Caught Dead Handed

release date: Jan 01, 2014
Caught Dead Handed
Reluctantly taking a job as the host of late-night horror movies after Ariel, the previous host, is murdered, Lee Barrett must unmask a killer in Salem, Massachusetts, as Halloween fast approaches, all with the help of Ariel's cat, who exhibits some strange powers. Original.

Hermit's Peak

release date: Jan 01, 2000
Hermit's Peak
Kevin Kerney of the New Mexico State Police investigates the apparent murder of an unidentified woman whose bones he had found on a beautiful ranch that he had just inherited.

The Feng Shui Detective

release date: Jan 21, 2004
The Feng Shui Detective
A Singapore feng shui consultant who specializes in analyzing crime scenes, Mr. C. F. Wong follows a mystery involving an enigmatic young woman and a deadly psychic reading on a case that leads him to Sydney, Australia, and its Opera House, a building renowned for its appalling feng shui.

All the President's Menus

release date: Jan 01, 2015
All the President's Menus
When a tour of the White House kitchen by a group of foreign chefs ends in murder, executive chef Olivia Paras makes sleuthing the special of the day. Includes recipes for a complete presidential menu. By the best-selling author of Home of the Braised. Original.

Mexican Hat

release date: Jan 01, 1998
Mexican Hat
Kevin Kerney, the onetime Santa Fe chief of detectives, takes on a case of poachers, murder, militias, and family secrets in the picturesque wilderness of southwestern New Mexico

The Shaman Laughs

release date: Jul 29, 2008
The Shaman Laughs
Disturbed by a series of animal and then human sacrifices on the reservation, Ute tribal policeman Charlie Moon turns to Daisy Perika, an aging Ute shaman, for the answers that she can gather by communing with the ancient spirits. Reprint.

Bad Bones

release date: Sep 01, 2014
Bad Bones
BAD OMEN Homicide detective Claire Morgan has a bad feeling when a man's body is found in a Missouri State Park. The crime scene is buried in snow. The corpse is frozen in ice. And nearly every bone has been broken, shattered, or crushed... BAD BLOOD Claire's suspicions only get worse when the body is thawed and identified. The victim was an ultimate fighter on the cage-match circuit. His wife blames her ex-husband, a Russian mafioso. But Claire knows this is no mob-style execution. This is something worse. Something evil... BAD BONES Raised from childhood to inflict pain, the killer uses rage as a weapon. Punishing without mercy. Killing without conscience. Upholding a dark family tradition that is so twisted, so powerful, it destroys everything in its path. And Claire is about to meet the family... Praise for Linda Ladd's Claire Morgan Thrillers "One of the most creepy, crawly, and compelling psychological thrillers ever." -"Fresh Fiction" "Chilling, compelling suspense...be prepared to lose sleep!" -Eileen Dryer "Exciting, thrill-a-minute!" -"Midwest Book Review" "Plenty of suspense and surprises." -"Publishers Weekly"

Hide

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Hide
Opening up a newspaper to discover that she is supposed to be dead, Annabelle Mary Granger finds herself trapped in the middle of a two-decades-old crime that leads her to homicide detective Bobby Dodge and a confrontation with two separate killers.

When You See Me

release date: Feb 26, 2020
When You See Me
#1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner unites three of her most beloved characters--Detective D. D. Warren, Flora Dane, and Kimberly Quincy--in a twisty new thriller, as they investigate a mysterious murder from the past . . . which points to a dangerous and chilling present-day crime. FBI Special Agent Kimberly Quincy and Sergeant Detective D D Warren have built a task force to follow the digital bread crumbs left behind by deceased serial kidnapper Jacob Ness. When a disturbing piece of evidence is discovered in the hills of Georgia, they bring Flora Dane and true-crime savant Keith Edgar to a small town where something seems to be deeply wrong. What at first looks like a Gothic eeriness soon hardens into something much more sinister . . . and they discover that for all the evil Jacob committed while alive, his worst secret is still to be revealed. Quincy and DD must summon their considerable skills and experience to crack the most disturbing case of their careers--and Flora must face her own past directly in the hope of saving others.

Touch & Go

release date: Jan 01, 2013
Touch & Go
When Justin and Libby Denbe, along with their beautiful fifteen-year-old daughter, disappear, investigator Tessa Leone must race against time to expose the Denbes' darkest secrets to discover who would want to kidnap such a perfect little family and justhow far they are willing to go.

Deadly Masquerade

release date: Jan 01, 2005
Deadly Masquerade
In this true-life account, Donita Woodruff reveals how her picture-perfect romance with her new husband is shattered after she discovers he is having an affair with a transsexual, who is also a suspect in a 20-year-old murder case. Includes an 8-page photo insert.

Michael Crichton

release date: Jan 01, 1996
Michael Crichton
A collection of two of the best-selling author's works: "Disclosure," and "Rising Sun"

The Black Widow Spider Mystery

release date: Jan 01, 2003
The Black Widow Spider Mystery
New neighbors are moving in down the street and the Aldens can't wait to meet them. But do the neighbors want to meet the Alders? They built a high wall around their property and they stay shut inside where no one can see them. Even creepier are the huge black spiders on their front gate!

Maze

release date: Jan 01, 1989
Maze
A CIA officer discovers a psychic who can pinpoint where a Soviet submarine is hiding deep in the Alantic. A secret struggle is set off to alter the balance of power.
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