This book selection was updated on May 20th, 2019.
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Free: The Secrets

Dylan is miserable, mourning his mom’s death, and drowning in debts. He has a mysterious key from his mother—supposed to reveal hidden secrets—but he has no idea what or where they are. Until an attorney shows up and turns his life upside down. He’s invited to meet his grandparent—one he grew up believing dead. Soon after he arrives at the Mirror Estate, he begins hearing voices, seeing visions and feeling watched. As he begins to unravel secrets, his visit turns deadly. Free on Kind... [Read More...]

Free: Beholden

A story told through two points of view, the first of the Detective Judy Norris, the second of the enigmatic Mary. While Judy seeks the truth behind the rash of disappearances on the roads surrounding a small Pennsylvania town, Mary struggles to remember how she came to be at a house in the heart of the forest. Both women will be struck with a single question: What are you beholden to? Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Midas Effect

The value of gold is in a free fall as thousands of tons suddenly flood world markets. Shipping magnate Jason Boulez has devised a process using deep-sea microbes to amass limitless amounts of the precious metal from sea water. When ICE agent Steve Ross discovers the plot, he and his compatriots come up with an ingenious strategy to ruin the scheme. $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Golden Gate

Alton Rhode knows a lot about murder and almost nothing about bitcoins. He soon gets educated about the latter with the help of an unorthodox but brilliant young woman. But his own expertise comes in very handy when he runs into a bunch of Russians and Chinese whose motives are both murderous and mercenary. With scenes in New York, San Francisco, and Florida, Golden Gate is a typical Alton Rhode mystery, full of mayhem, but with just enough biting humor to please every literary palate. Free on... [Read More...]

Raw Nerve

A fast-paced political action thriller! Set in 1997, Janice N. Mathias, the Governor of Georgia, looks set to be the next President of the United Sates of America – She also happens to be black. How will the Ku Klux Klan respond? Gideon is the man who makes the difference as he tears the dark veil from the face of white supremacy. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Murdered at the Courthouse

A dead judge, a college porn queen, & a castle in Kansas. Clearing her husband’s name is just part of the honeymoon. When the county judge is murdered and Kat’s District Attorney husband of far less than six months is not only a suspect, but now the lead attorney in another murder case, Kat has to find the killer to clear his name. Sometimes a guard dog is just as important as a former Green Beret, and Kat was grateful to both of them when they saved her life! $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Dark Ride

Terrifying new horror novel from acclaimed author Iain Rob Wright. Are you brave enough to ride? ‘Bright Lights’ AJ Starr is a pro wrestler on the rise, and his life is about to change forever. Knowing this, he plans one last party with all of his best friends. The venue? Saxon Hills theme park, abandoned ten years ago after its flagship ride burned down and killed nine innocent people. Some people say the place is haunted, but AJ knows from his time inside the squared circle that f... [Read More...]

Free: Ghost of a Chance

Welcome to Holmestead, England, where an American ex-pat, an archaeologist, and murder turn this picture postcard village upside down. Maggie Mulgrew runs The Ash Leaf, an antique shop in the quaint village of Holmestead, England – which has nothing to do with Sherlock, thank you very much. She sells her goods to disappointed tourists, and locals who appreciate her eclectic taste. Professor Pembroke Martin is hunting down an artifact that had been stolen by a former assistant – a ha... [Read More...]

Don’t Lie to Me

When twelve-year-old Sophie Williams went on a Girl Scout summer camp, she never returned home. Three months later, her body is found inside her sleeping bag in the most frequented area of Cocoa Beach, and the town is outraged. The girl isn’t just any child. She’s the town’s most beloved surf idol, and it was believed that she could be the next Kelly Slater. As another child, the son of a well-known senator is kidnapped, and the parents receive a disturbing video, FBI profiler... [Read More...]

A Gift for Murder

Greed, jealousy, and anger often lurk below the surface of trade shows and business exhibitions, but murder isn’t usually on the program…. For fifty-one weeks of the year, Heather McNeil loves her job as assistant to the director of the Washington DC Market Show Center. Misplaced shipments, feuding exhibitors, and malfunctioning popcorn machines are all in a day’s work. Finding the body of a murdered executive dumped in a trash bin during the show isn’t. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

What Ever Happened to Mr. MAJIC?

On the day of her mother’s funeral, twenty-three-year-old Grace Maxwell discovered the man who raised her was not her biological father. Instead, her “real” father was a best-selling self-help author and a world famous “Guru to the Stars.” Known as Mr. MAJIC for the miraculous impact his books and seminars had on millions of people, he had inexplicitly vanished around the time Grace’s mother became pregnant with her. For over 20 years, the mystery of Mr. MAJI... [Read More...]

The Jack Reacher Cases (Books 1-3)

A USA Today Bestselling Series! Set in the Jack Reacher universe by permission of Lee Child. Book One: A HARD MAN TO FORGET. Former FBI agent Lauren Pauling met Jack Reacher in THE HARD WAY, the 10th Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child. Now, Pauling investigates the murder of a man with ties to Jack Reacher. She and her partner Michael Tallon quickly realize they’re dealing with much more than a missing persons case, and soon they’re in a deadly race to stop a terrifying act of mass m... [Read More...]

A Fool’s Circle

Kate Sanders has suffered many years of physical and mental abuse at the hands of her abusive husband Alan, and convinces herself that she is only holding the family together for the sake of her eight-year-old daughter. If it wasn’t for her best friend Jill Reynolds, she would have taken the suicide option a long time ago. As she desperately seeks a way to escape, she is contacted by a solicitor. Kate’s old aunt has died and she has been left a small fortune. For the first time, she sees th... [Read More...]

The Last Apostle

A terror of a wholly new kind is winding its way through the backstreets and crime networks of New York City; a culmination of decades of unrest, an unholy alliance of age-old grudges, and a newly-sophisticated syndicate of evil which promises to spread fear and mayhem throughout the country and its governmental forces. How will the NYPD and FBI cope when so many of their worst fears are realized, and the sum of all they’ve prepared for turns out to be more deadly, more driven, and more hate-... [Read More...]

The Celtic Cross Killer

There’s a serial killer on the streets of Brooklyn. The victims’ throats are slashed. A Celtic cross is carved deep into their backs. Is the cross the signature of a psychopath? A recidivist who will strike again? Or is it an isolated attack? Someone knows the killer’s identity. Private Investigator, Antonio Pecarro and his ex-NYPD colleagues race to hunt down a serial killer with a deadly vendetta. The Celtic Cross Killer is a complex fast-paced historical crime thriller with ... [Read More...]

Twisted Truth

It’s hard to defend yourself when you have memory lapses, and everyone thinks you are crazy. Journalist, Megan Roach, is given a story by an old man in a nursing home that could make her famous. When her carefully constructed life starts to unravel, she is forced to confront her childhood demons and the possibility she could be a murderer. DCI Peter Hatherall uncovers a conspiracy that confronts his own beliefs and goes far deeper than Megan Roach imagined. But can he believe anything she... [Read More...]

Siege of Lightning

  Years before NASA planned to travel to Mars, and before the International Space Station ever reached orbit, the future of America’s space program hung in the balance. In this exciting alternate-history novel, the technicians at NASA hoped to create a fail-safe shuttle in the wake of the CHALLENGER disaster. With the brand-new space shuttle LIGHTNING, all systems were go. Then lightning struck twice. $5.99 on Kindle ... [Read More...]

Free: The Ghost of Marlowe House

When Danielle inherits Marlow House she dreams of turning it into a seaside B & B. Since she’s never visited the property she’s not sure what awaits her in Oregon. She certainly doesn’t expect to find one of the house’s previous owners still in residence. After all, the man has been dead for almost ninety years—shouldn’t he have moved on by now? Free on Kindle ... [Read More...]

Flight of the Forgotten: A True Story of Heroism and Betrayal

Flight of the Forgotten is the true story of one of the most closely-guarded American military secrets of all time. It is predicated on the author’s other-worldly experience in his all-out effort to solve a fifty-year-old aviation mystery. This book is a living memorial to the Jack B. Ketchum Crew and the author’s late uncle, the crew’s tail-gunner. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Darkwater Lies

Adelaide Fountaine, general manager of the Darkwater Inn, has just returned to New Orleans from a six-month sabbatical in Europe. She’s rested and ready to take on the inn’s busiest season: Mardi Gras. But Adelaide hardly has time to unpack before a jewel heist interrupts a visit from foreign royalty. A priceless tiara goes missing from the hotel’s safe, and three people are left dead. Detective Beau Savoie discovers the robbery was an inside job, making everybody at the Darkw... [Read More...]

Free: How I Destroyed a Famous YouTuber Within a Few Hours (Confessions)

I ran to the latrines and hid in one of them waiting for all the students to leave. I closed the door and cried so hard that my tears dried up. I felt like time had stopped, but had to wait until the storm calmed down. I only went out after I was sure that the school was completely empty. On my way home I decided that would be my last day there and that I will never go back again. I had suffered enough and I couldn’t handle any more drama. ... [Read More...]

Free: All Things Considered

After a nasty, late-night argument, Ryn Davis and her rock-star lover go to bed mad. An insomniac, she takes a single melatonin to sleep and to escape the downward spiral of her life. When she wakes and finds her lover shot to death, she must face police suspicions she’s lying about sleeping through the lethal gunshots. The more she denies the accusations, the more she wonders if she is guilty. ... [Read More...]

Serial Wives

How far would you go to protect your child? Cora loves her convict husband despite – or because of – his bad boy ways. But now that he’s back in her life, she has their daughter to consider. Is a faulty father better than no father at all? Why would a rich girl become a prostitute? Three years ago Joy refused to sleep with an ex-boyfriend. When he committed suicide, her guilt was enormous. To punish herself she opted to serve as a prostitute for three years. A serial killer mu... [Read More...]

When the Clock Strikes Fourteen (A Blake Meyer Thriller – Book 4)

Supervisory Special Agent Blake Meyer is still attempting to locate a contagion designed to send America to the Dark Ages. In the midst of this mission, Blake’s enemies are becoming trusted allies. His allies are becoming lethal enemies. And as payment for fifteen years of pent up revenge, his family, abducted from their home, are in the hands of human traffickers…a gift to Blake Meyer from the mastermind behind the entire ordeal. In this series, the bad guys want a new world. One f... [Read More...]

Free: Fields’ Guide to Abduction

When her heart is broken, Poppy Fields, Hollywood IT girl extraordinaire, agrees to a week at the newest, most luxurious resort in Cabo. After all, what’s better than the beach when a girl is feeling blue? But, when Poppy is abducted, she’ll need all her smarts, all her charm, and a killer Chihuahua, to save herself in this new series from the USA Today bestselling author of The Country Club Murders. ... [Read More...]