This book selection was updated on November 24th, 2020.
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Free: The Glorious Yacht: A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery

On the night of April 12, 1912, off the coast of Newfoundland, one of the greatest disasters of all time took place – the Unsinkable Titanic struck an iceberg and sank with a horrendous loss of life. Onboard that ship was Sherlock Holmes’s friend, Victor Trentacost – his only friend other than Doctor Watson. The news of the disaster leads Holmes and Watson to reminisce about one of their earliest adventures, now over thirty years ago when the two of them and Victor went to sea. It began a... [Read More...]

Free: Jeff Trask Crime Drama Series: Books 1 – 3

Federal prosecutor Jeff Trask and a team of FBI agents and local police officers tackle three international criminal organizations threatening the nation’s capital city: A Jamaican drug-trafficking cabal led by a psychopathic serial killer; The vicious MS-13 street gang, known for murder, rape, and a total lack of mercy to its own members and recruits; and The Los Zetas Cartel, the most ruthless of the Mexican drug cartels, dealing torture and death throughout eastern Mexico and into the ... [Read More...]

The Aviculturist

Atmospheric and compelling, Ann Smythe’s debut immerses the reader in a gripping story of love, murder and revenge. June 1971, Alice Sanders is celebrating her sixth birthday at her family’s Cornish country home in Lostmor. But by the end of the evening, an event so horrific unfolds that it changes the family’s lives forever. Years later, following the death of her mother, Alice’s sister reluctantly returns to Cornwall for the reading of a mystery will. Once there, with the help of newl... [Read More...]

The Cat Behind The Curtain: A Cozy Cat Crime Caper

A murder plot… …and the cat who must stop it. Jamie’s girlfriend wants him dead. Scottie needs to save his human’s life. But how? He’s just a cat. The intended victim goes about his daily life not knowing his girlfriend and her secret lover are plotting against him. Scottie knows, but the soon-to-be murdered man doesn’t understand the feline’s attempts to save his life. Jamie is an easy mark and his death is imminent. His girlfriend will not give up until he’s six feet u... [Read More...]

Free: For Keeps: A Green Marble Mystery

Sam’s world falls apart when a beloved family member is found dead, stabbed with his own garden shears. Rocketed into temporary insanity, he’s locked in the same ward he was in when his brother Billy died 50 years ago. Sam gets help from Billy’s spirit, who propels him through time. Sam’s plan: to change time, and bring his loved one back to life. ... [Read More...]

Cozy Up to Death-Murder-Blood

Beau Smith is a man hiding from his past as an enforcer in an outlaw motorcycle gang. Unfortunately, it is not easy for a 6’4, 225 pounds, and heavily tattooed man to hide. He has the tendency to stand out in towns like Pleasant Valley, Maine. When he starts to feel the pull to be a better man, trouble had better watch out. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Sacrificial Lam

When English professor Lam Corso receives a death threat at work, he thinks it’s a joke by one of his colleagues. When his home is broken into and his wife’s business vandalized, he denies any connection to the threat. But when the violence escalates, he is forced into action. His wife—a passionate anti-gun crusader—is outraged when Lam brings a gun into the house. The police can’t find any leads. Left to their own devices, Lam and Susan are forced to examine their marriage and th... [Read More...]

Free: The Olympus Project: The Phoenix Series – Book 1

There are only so many outcomes for a man on a mission of vigilante justice. He succeeds. He gets caught in the process. He dies. Or he meets like-minded people who believe they must right the wrongs of a nation gone soft and make criminals pay for their crimes. The Phoenix Series begins. ... [Read More...]

The Singularity Witness

THE SINGULARITY WITNESS: Murder and abduction are just the beginning. When a clandestine research lab disposes of its test subject and kidnaps a U.S. Senator to protect its secrets, those events trigger a federal investigation. The covert program requires the services of Thomas Parker, a Princeton professor and neurologist, to deliver its breakthrough achievement. And FBI Agent Kate Morgan needs Parker to help her infiltrate the secret lab. Together, Parker and Morgan must save the witness and ... [Read More...]

The Dream Merchants

Johnny plots his way to the top while Peter works to stake his fortune on the movie business. Beautiful starlet Dulcie Warren is willing to use her sexuality and to play dirty to get to the top, if that’s what it takes. When the lives of these three ambitious, determined characters collide, they have the potential to build a dream—or shatter one. $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Woman In The Water

Charlotte’s body lays lifeless floating in a pool. Ruby red water surrounds her. Her daughter’s desperate screams fill the air… “Mom?!!!!”. Charlotte MacMillan, the mother of three, found dead. Murdered in broad daylight. Only two know the twisted truth. The victim and her killer. To solve this case, Paxton must bring light to the unrelenting darkness. Unmask the truth behind the devastating lies. And unearth the shocking secret behind Charlotte’s deadly double life… A... [Read More...]

Central City

Bound by time, integrity, and the reality of life in Central City, Detective Vincent Bayonne and Kane Kulpa made peace with their past. Now, gang tension spirals from corrupt to deadly, and a series of murders stresses Kane and Bayonne’s uneasy alliance. Kane balances on a razor’s edge to protect his bar, power, life, and family, and Bayonne hustles to keep another lonely man from being strangled. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Close To Home

Profiler Selena Nash is America’s #1 expert on serial killers. No one suspects it’s all based on a mistake she’s afraid to admit. Not just because it will ruin her career — Selena’s dark secret will also destroy her family. When a serial killer strikes in her prosperous hometown, each death strikes closer to home. Can Selena decode the killer’s taunts in time to save her family? ... [Read More...]

Free: A Deadline Cozy Mystery (11 book series)

Fun-filled cozy mysteries. Eve Lloyd’s attempt to revamp her life turns her into a magnet for murder and mayhem and the idyllic small town of Rock-Maine Island into a stomping ground for killers. Even when she sets her heart on a swanky new stove she lands right in the thick of a murder investigation with the finger of suspicion pointed her way. ... [Read More...]

The Poseidon Files

In The Poseidon Files Artist and psychic Naomi Richards suddenly finds herself in a perilous situation when top-secret files exposing a plot to weaponize the weather is inadvertently passed to her by a whistle-blowing scientist. What follows is a trail of intrigue and menace on the streets of Liverpool and Snowdonia in which the supernatural plays a part. $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Follow Her Home

Lynda McGowan knows all about stalkers. Her father, a musician with local acclaim, was killed by his. When a friend begs her to play a few shows with his band after their lead singer’s sudden departure, she can’t resist the opportunity. But it isn’t long before she senses she’s being watched, and soon she’s facing a series of mysterious and disturbing events; events with circumstances similar to her father’s murder. Still, Lynda forces herself to refute the connection—after all, h... [Read More...]

One Taste Too Many

For culinary challenged Sarah Blair, there’s only one thing scarier than cooking from scratch—murder! Married at eighteen, divorced at twenty-eight, Sarah Blair reluctantly swaps her luxury lifestyle for a cramped studio apartment and a law firm receptionist job in the tired hometown she never left. Sarah knew starting over would be messy but things fall apart completely when her ex drops dead.. $1.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Eternal Darkness: 159 Tales of Terror

Stephen King meets Dean Koontz. Do you like stories in the style of the Twilight zone, Outer limits and Tales from the crypt? Then this massive book of short stories is for you, not too wordy, not too long but still packs a hell of a punch. 159 tales from the deepest depths of the psyche, this massive book by a single author has taken over 20 years to write and takes over 100 hours to read, if you want a book that’s going to keep you up into the early hours of the morning then this is it.... [Read More...]

Suggesting Murder

When Ian Maloney casually killed his former boss, and then jumped from the roof of their office building to his death, it seemed like the stress of his job had become too much and he had snapped. For investigator Adam Kelly it is a perplexing mystery, made even more so as the killer had left three letters at the scene, scrawled in his victim’s blood. But when a colleague tells him that he had worked on a strikingly similar case some months before, Adam is intrigued. And when he learns that th... [Read More...]

Do No Harm

Doctors go to medical school to SAVE lives, right? Matthew’s father was murdered by Ted Nash who is serving a life sentence in San Quentin. Matthew plans to become a prison doctor in order to gain access to Nash in order to exact the ultimate revenge. But Torrey, the love of his life who is battling her own demons, is morally opposed to killing for any reason…or so she thinks $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Death Toll Recon

In the highly anticipated sequel to Death Toll Rising, USA TODAY Best-Selling Author Terry Keys takes you on another can’t-miss adventure. All of David Porter’s detective skills will be put to the test as he tries to untangle this web of corruption and chaos. A gripping thrill ride in the tradition of David Baldacci, Brad Thor, Vince Flynn, Robert Ludlum, Jack Reacher and Harlan Coben, Death Toll Recon will keep you up all night! $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Carrie Sue’s Diary

Atlanta Crime reporter Carrie Sue Justice is happily engaged to marry powerful publisher Marcus Handley until she discovers his late wife is not dead. Marcus, a former bomber pilot during the Vietnam War, feels responsible for what happened to his wife, and with her reappearance, he’s unable to desert her, despite his love and uncontrollable passion for Carrie Sue. $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Killer Politics: A Satirical Tale of Homegrown Terrorism

Killer Politics: A Satirical Tale of Homegrown Terrorism is laced with razor-edged political satire aimed at a thinly veiled Trump-like president. Inspired by President Tower’s divisive rhetoric, Hoss, a white supremacist and terrorist, launches a bid to incite martial law and defend the “American way of life.” $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Seven Sins

If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. Several individuals connected through a series of unfortunate events find themselves as participants in a twisted game of trials set up by a hacker who has chosen them based on their cardinal sins. This group of misfits will do anything in their power to survive and return any semblance of normality to their lives, even if it means destroying each other. Seven Sins is an action-packed, thrilling horror that will hav... [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...]

Sorry Can’t Save You

From Multi-Million-Copy Bestselling author Willow Rose comes an outstanding stand-alone Mystery that will keep you guessing till the end! What if you thought your husband was a murderer? The man you loved, the man who gave you two beautiful children and a perfect life. What if no one believed you? Laurie Davis is the mother of two children, struggling to keep her family together since her husband, Ryan, went to war and came back changed. His PTSD is evident. He wakes up at night, screaming in f... [Read More...]

Free: The Aleutian Portal

A Russian cargo ship sinks in the shallow waters of the Bering Strait, and somehow vanishes without a trace. In the Colorado Plateau Desert, a cowboy follows a river of sand into an undiscovered ruin. Sam Reilly leads a search and rescue mission for the missing ship and crew. What should be a simple operation quickly turns into something much more dangerous. ... [Read More...]

Hit Man

He always gets what he wants. The seasoned seducer, who probably charms the panties off of every woman he meets. Diego is handsome. Arrogant. Dangerous. Far more dangerous than anyone I’ve ever met. And with one look from across a crowded room he has me; hook line and sinker, I’m his for the night. Diego is not a man to mess with, I know that. I just can’t seem to resist his kiss, his touch. But can I trust him with my heart, with my body? I’m being hunted for something ... [Read More...]