The History of Mystery Novels

For well over 100 years, the mystery genre has fascinated readers with tales of unsolved crimes and the people who attempt to catch the criminal before it’s too late. Although mystery fiction encompasses a broad range of different subgenres (such as cozy mysteries, detective fiction, police procedurals, etc.), each mystery novel aims to stir up feelings of excitement, curiosity, and suspense within the reader. Whether you prefer to read about all the gory details of a crime scene or the amusi... [Read More...]

How to Find Free Mystery Books on Kindle

If you need to stock up on mystery novels you’ve come to the right place. The Kindle store typically offers 60,000 to 80,000 free books at any given time. The selection of free books changes frequently so it’s worth browsing often. The problem is Amazon makes if difficult to find or search for free books.  Here’s the solution–the links below take you directly to the free mystery book selection on Kindle, where you can download books and have them delivered to your Kindle or you... [Read More...]

Top 10 Mystery Novels of 2020

There’s no better way to celebrate the return of fall and the upcoming Halloween season by stocking up on some cozy sweaters and heart-pounding mystery novels to entertain you all autumn long. If you want some fresh new reads, the following mystery books were just published this year and received rave reviews from the public and book critics alike. Whether you want a classic whodunit or a cozy mystery, you’re bound to find a new book to add to your TBR list here! 10 Best Mystery Novels of 20... [Read More...]

Free: One Hundred Excuses

Blackmail is a dirty word…a crime really, unless you’re doing it to stop something much worse. Hairdresser Marina Caswell has a past and it’s threatening what she and Sheriff Aiden Cooper have cultivated together. Can their love grow and thrive, or will the past seek its revenge, causing their love to wilt and die before it can ever take root? ... [Read More...]

Free Cozy Mystery Books on Kindle

Cozy mysteries feature enough suspense and action to satisfy any amateur detective, but their cute settings, relatable heroines, and cheerful undertones make these books more fun to read than gritty crime thrillers or police procedurals. If you’re cooped up in your home, browse through these free cozy mystery stories to find the perfect novel to help you pass the time! 50 Free Cozy Mysteries on Kindle Most cozy mysteries share some basic similarities in the way they’re structured. In these ... [Read More...]

10 Must-Read Cozy Mystery Authors

Have you been searching for a feel-good novel to cozy up with? A cozy mystery—typically full of lovable characters, fascinating crimes, and happy endings—is always a great option for anyone who needs a literary pick-me-up. If you need a few suggestions, check out the best selling mysteries by these much-loved writers: Cynthia Ellison Author Cynthia Ellingsen is the creator of the beloved, best selling Starlight Cove series, as well as numerous contemporary novels. Her books have been transl... [Read More...]

Top 10 Crime Fiction Authors

When you’re in the mood for a thrilling crime novel, any basic story about a jaded cop or a self-righteous vigilante type simply won’t do. If you need a book that’s sure to shock you and keep you entertained with endless twists and turns, clear a space on your bookshelf for these one-of-a-kind storytellers. 10. Jim Thompson Author Jim Thompson has shown a keen interest and talent in writing since he was a young boy, selling his very first story to True Detective when he was just 14 years ... [Read More...]

Mayhem 337: Memoir of a Combat Advisor in Afghanistan

Late in 2008 Chad Rickard deployed as a member of an Embedded Transition Team to the highly contested Khost Province of Eastern Afghanistan. As a senior infantry advisor, Rickard embedded with the Afghan Army and spent nine months slugging it out with Haqqani Taliban along the Pakistan border region in a deadly battle for control of the Spera District. His riveting memoir brings recognition and honor to the Embedded Transition Team legacy that is but a footnote in U.S. military history. $4.99 o... [Read More...]

Free: Come Work For Me

I needed a CFO and I got a mouthy, dominant, stunningly beautiful vixen instead. Having to retire from the military early was never in the long-term plans for my life. And when I lost my leg, my drive doubled. I’ve built my billion-dollar financial company from the ground up, but I need to groom a numbers person to help keep things humming. Lilac is the perfect pick. She’s not going to let anything get by her. Including me. Never in my life have I butted heads with someone so hard, but the ... [Read More...]