This book selection was updated on September 19th, 2020.
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Free: The Foundation Game, Beginning

The Foundation Game. A global web of political and financial deceptive activities concealed under the auspices of a nonprofit, or “third sector” foundation, highlighting the conflicts between the public good and personal quest for wealth and power. The first book Beginning introduces the characters Margo Maxwell and her nemesis Jonathan Ross in a fast-moving thriller about criminal and unethical behavior involving Silicon Valley players, Interpol, FBI and a US Senator. ... [Read More...]

The $3 Million Dollar Turnover

In the cutthroat world of professional sports, agent Dave Bolt works behind the scenes to fix his clients’ biggest problems. Officially, he’s a sports agent, representing professional athletes in basketball, football, baseball, hockey—you name it. Unofficially, he’s there to sweep the drugs, corruption, and the sex scandals under the rug. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Death of a Telenovela Star

Teresa Dovalpage’s deliciously twisted novella, set on a Caribbean cruise, showcases the dark—sometimes deadly—side of celebrity. Former Havana detective Marlene Martínez, now happily running a bakery in Miami, has booked a week-long cruise to Mexico and the Caribbean with her niece, Sarita, as the girl’s quinceañera present. Sarita is beyond thrilled to discover that a Cuban telenovela star, Carloalberto, is also aboard for the trip. But even while trying to keep her niece away from ... [Read More...]

A Guest to Die For

A New Life. A Dream Business. And A GUEST TO DIE FOR… Daniel Kent has to getaway. He’s lost his job, his fiancée, his self-respect. The accident’s the final straw; Dan needs to make a new life in the sun. As soon as he sees the house, complete with gîte, in the picture-postcard region of the Dordogne, France, he knows this is his opportunity; not only to run his own dream business but also to escape the past. But shortly after arriving in the beautiful bastide town of Monpazier, str... [Read More...]

Cam Derringer Tropical Thriller Mystery Box Set

THE FIRST THREE BOOKS IN THE CAM DERRINGER SERIES + A Bonus Prequel Enjoy solving crime in the streets of Key West with Cam Derringer. If you love mystery novels with suspense, action, humor, a touch of romance, and characters you’ll want to cheer for, then the Cam Derringer series is for you. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Holly and Holidays, Another Murder

Everyone’s dancin’ and prancin’ at the Pets & Paws Holiday Gala, that is, until chaos breaks out. A festive fundraiser to help the dog rescue turns sinister when somebody salts the tempting spread with something toxic. Although Maddie and most of the other guests are quick to recover, Davis Elder is not so lucky and Elder’s daughter, Rachel, asks Sheridan to help find his killer. As Sheridan and Rachel investigate the prominent accountant’s records, a possible motive emerges and t... [Read More...]

McCabe’s Luck

Jake McCabe is no stranger to trouble. Between serving in the army during the Civil War and being involved in a long-running feud in his home state of Kentucky, Jake has known some hard times. Some have said the McCabe family is known best for their run of bad luck. Jake decides to move to central Texas, along with a beautiful neighbor lady and her family. They all hope for peaceful days and happier times in their new home, but sometimes trouble just seems to follow a man. Luckily, having a new... [Read More...]

Free: Society for Paranormals

Armed with Victorian etiquette, a fully loaded walking stick, and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in the small colonial town of Nairobi desperate for a pot of tea and a pinch of cinnamon. But she’ll need more than that if she’s to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. She must survive the machinations of her best friend’s dashing godfather and the efforts of her safari guide to feed her to any lion willing to drag her away. What is a gh... [Read More...]

Witch Bat To Swing

Everyone’s a suspect. Blood magic is illegal, but the law never stopped the Wavily witches before. After all, Evian’s family runs The Hotel Wavily, which caters to the criminally-inclined. While there’s no self-help spellbook for amateur blood witches, her batty familiar Squeaks and best human friend Rita are more than willing to experiment with — and on — her. Classes are interrupted when livestock starts mysteriously disappearing around town, and Evian suspects the thief is anything... [Read More...]

Free: Hero Complex

After ten years and fifteen combat deployments overseas Ex-Army Ranger Thomas Cole is living a simple, peaceful life. But when a woman from his past, a woman he once loved, asks him to use his Special Operations training and skills to help her, he reluctantly sets aside his quiet life. What begins as a favor leads Tom to stolen drugs, dead bodies, meth dealers and White Supremacist, sending him down a path of death and danger with no turning back. ... [Read More...]

Saving Karma

18-year-old Thai-American Bree Thomas is in deep doo-doo. Thrown out of her adoptive home just before graduation, Bree is broke and homeless, her college ambitions are ruined, and her best friend, Juju, is in the hospital with a shattered face because of her. So, when the shadowy Meng Foundation offers Bree a free college education once she completes a two-year altruistic apprenticeship abroad, she is all in, after they agree to pay for Juju’s doctor bills as part of the deal. But when the ch... [Read More...]

Return to South Rapids

South Rapids is a quiet town in the middle of nowhere. Just the kind of place you would like to leave and forget about. Putting the past behind you. But sometimes the past has a way of creeping back into your life. A young group of friends witnessed a tragedy seventeen years ago. They held strong to each other, a support group of outcasts. They stayed together and got away from that town as fast as they could. Current events however start a chain that draws them back in, to research both their p... [Read More...]

Free: The Banker and The Eagle

Unhappy with the election outcome, the Banker plots to kill the US president. It is the year 2028, and the terrorist group Guns Against Globalism attacks the Factual News Network headquarters owned by the corrupt media mogul Damien Vanderbilt. This attack sets a dangerous chain of events in motion. The attack leads to the idealistic independent presidential candidate Eva Moreno, coming in possession of damning evidence against the Banker, Pierre Beaumont, regarding the Hei Bai virus outbreak an... [Read More...]

Marked

F.B.I. New York Special Agent in Charge willing to bend the law to find his missing niece. New Jersey Mafia Capo calls in his markers to help locate his goddaughter. A Native American whose expertise is finding missing persons comes to New York to assist. The ensuing search will take you to the most questionable of places that will lead this story to a dramatic and brutal ending that will have you the reader wondering how and why it had to come to this conclusion. $4.50 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Fries and Alibis: Paranormal Cozy Mystery (Mitzy Moon Mysteries Book 1)

A gift that’s too good to be true. A murder she didn’t commit. A barista in a latte trouble… If you like amateur sleuths, small town intrigue, and a dash of the supernatural, then you’ll love Trixie Silvertale’s twisty whodunit. Buy Fries and Alibis to serve up the guilty today! $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Bad Games – A Dark Psychological Thriller (Bad Games Series Book 1)

Deep in rural Pennsylvania, a family’s weekend getaway becomes a nightmare when they are targeted by two psychopathic brothers and the twisted games they play. “An insanely entertaining and tension-filled psycho thriller. Not for the faint of heart!” – Jeff Strand, Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of PRESSURE.... [Read More...]

Free: Escape to Osprey Cove

What Doug finds in the secret compartment of his new red Corvette will forever change his life. It will also change Catherine’s. Doug and Catherine come from two different worlds. Catherine’s world is one of privilege and wealth. Doug grew up dirt poor and full of envy of others who had the things that he wanted but could not have. His goal was to one day have all the things he coveted. Their worlds collide when Catherine, VP of a large New York City marketing firm, hires Doug. As soon as D... [Read More...]

Icarus: Money, Mystery, and Mayhem in the Middle East

In the fast-paced world of corporate finance in one of the world’s exotic financial capitals, the potential for high reward is matched by the high-risk nature of the work. Ryan Shaw’s career as a senior banker appears to be short-lived as a global financial crisis threatens his livelihood. A chance encounter with a suave billionaire while enjoying the luxurious lifestyle sets him on a whirlwind race against time to close an improbable deal and bank a multimillion-dollar payday. Set amongst ... [Read More...]

Murder in the Air

Daisy McFarland is privy to a murder while on a flight from North Carolina to England. Arriving in the U.K., the police cast suspicion on Daisy, believing her to be a potential suspect. However, an overheard conversation puts the newly retired school teacher on high alert and gives a possible clue as to who could have poisoned the hapless victim right under the noses of a jumbo jet full of passengers. Will Daisy’s quest for information lead her to the murderer, or will her inquisitiveness... [Read More...]

Free: The Knowing

It starts with a school shooting… It ends with the return of an evil as ancient as the bones of the universe. The first book in The Knowing Saga is a sprawling tale of spiritual warfare that spans a quarter of a century. If you crave sleep-with-the-lights-on suspense coupled with characters so true they’ll feel like family, The Knowing will open a world you won’t want to believe is real. ... [Read More...]

Free: The Hard Kill

Retired Army Ranger John Stone has settled into his life as a bar owner in Great Falls, Montana. But news about the death of a brother-in-arms and the kidnapping of his goddaughter shakes his world apart. John discovers the murder and abduction might involve the ex-wife of his fallen brother, and a prototype technology that could threaten the security of the free world. Now, with time running out, John must rely on the abilities of his former life to save his goddaughter from the same fate as h... [Read More...]

Spiral

HAUNTING STORY THAT WILL GRIP YOU FROM THE START Thrilling murder mystery with a cliffhanger ending! A page-turning thriller murder mystery written in the vein of The Lovely Bones, The Changeling and Ghosts, Spiral is a suspenseful murder mystery powered by the unsolved death of a girl who turns up missing in segregated Memphis, Tennessee’s Shelby County at the height of the Second World War. $3.95 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Darkness of Truth

“What will we find in the Darkness that we are unable to find in the light?” Thrust into a world of ancient evils and shadowy villains, Anna navigates vampires, religious mysteries, and world mythologies, realms she previously thought only fiction, as she discovers human existence is far more subtle, and far more important, than she previously suspected. With the help of Lilith, the first vampire, and Pandora, of Greek Mythology, Anna must become the huntress she never wanted to be ... [Read More...]

The Cat’s Sure In The Rye

Bodies are piling up, and I’m in charge of figuring out why. I can’t help it! There are innocent people being accused. And don’t get me started on the heat and humidity in Beulah. The thick cloud of death is only surpassed by the constant hot flashes induced by the weather. I could keep going. I should actually. After almost being killed by a history-obsessed realtor that wanted my inherited house for herself, I’m ready to get out of Dodge. Unfortunately, this new situation is a bit mor... [Read More...]

The Picture on the Fridge

Winner of the Kindle Storyteller Award 2019. Reader reviews: “Best book I’ve ever read from start to finish. Fast-paced, unexpected” “Compelling, almost impossible to put down. Two thumbs way up” “Could not put down, fabulous book from start to finish” “This is one of the best books I have read in a long time and believe me I read a lot. ” $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Bangkok Shadows

In Bangkok, everyone gets the chance to start over. Few questions are asked. When American criminal defense lawyer Glenn Murray Cohen took a bundle of cash from a murdered client and moved to Thailand and a new life, he thought his troubles were over forever. Glenn forms friendships and seeks love, spending much of his time at the mysterious NJA Club. After seven years, this pleasant life is threatened when American agents come calling, pressuring him to undertake a dangerous task for which he ... [Read More...]

Free: Mr. Hyde, Book 6 of the Carrows Family Chronicles

A narcissistic, criminally unscrupulous NYC real estate developer and bully crosses paths with the billionaire Carrows family. Wait. The Russians are involved? Naturally, they have their own agenda. They usually do. It’s good versus evil time. Upon whom will you bet? A humorous, satirical mystery caper series. Another intricately woven sting operation. Sit back, relax, have a laugh, and unwind as the Carrows manage the bad guys for us all. A stand-alone in the six-book series. ... [Read More...]

Golden Horizon

  After a deadly London fire, Matt, a fireman running from his past, returns to his hometown of Dartmouth to put his life back together, but instead becomes embroiled with a murderous Russian who will stop at nothing to retrieve his stolen gold. With arson, murder, and abduction, Matt, will have to confront his demons if he’s to save himself and everything he cares for in this clock-ticking, witty, suspense. $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: A Tango Before Dying

When trouble waltzes in, it’s not long before Georgie Shaw and Detective Jack Wheeler step in to solve another mystery! The renowned dancer, Madame Charlotte Carol Chantel, is visiting LA to participate in the World Ballroom Dance Championship. Lunch and a photo op in Arcadia Park with “Mad” Max Marley suddenly go terribly wrong. An angry woman hurls a glass of wine at Madame Chantel along with accusations and threats. Before she can be caught, she runs away and disappears int... [Read More...]

A Promise Given

Anxious to be married, Henrietta and Clive push forward with their wedding plans despite their family differences, made worse now by Oldrich Exley’s attempts to control the Von Harmons. When the long-awaited wedding day arrives, there is more unfolding than just Clive and Henrietta’s vows of love. Stanley and Elsie’s relationship is sorely tested by the presence of the dashing Lieutenant Harrison Barnes-Smith and by Henrietta’s friend Rose—a situation that grows increasingly dark and ... [Read More...]