This book selection was updated on January 16th, 2022.
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Free: PsycheDeliah: A Novel

Can a Billion Dollars and a Secret Psychedelic Drug Make Men Stop Raping? Paul is a privileged but sensitive white male whose life is turned upside down when Deliah, his struggling mixed-race wife, suddenly disappears. Divorce papers arrive shortly, but with no explanation and no way to reach her, Paul can’t move on. Finding her naked dead body in a dispensary tycoon’s BDSM dungeon only adds to his suspicion that she had far bigger plans than making it in Hollywood. Even more startli... [Read More...]

Selling Sabotage

Stella never expected a visit to the candy factory would turn on its head like this! In the midst of the holidays, Stella is scrambling to keep up with her house showings. When the great Candy King is killed in the playhouse at one of the homes, Stella’s is shocked to find out it’s Charity Valentine’s long-time friend. Little did she realize she has more in common with Charity than she realized. As Stella is unwillingly dragged into the investigation, she discovers everything ... [Read More...]

The Evermores Chronicles

Say the right words in just the right way, and step through a mirror into Mana Valley. A pocket dimension hidden on Oriceran. Are you in need of high tech wands, Shifter apps, services for the dark internet or other magical technology? Well, take a chance and enter. All that and more can be found here. Could there be a competitor on the horizon? Fran Jackson is a clever witch with big dreams of being a magi-tech entrepreneur and the know how to make things happen. But a dark past buried in her ... [Read More...]

The Tears of Odessa

“I read the whole thing in 5 hours, then read it again!” When a young woman is ripped from her home, a killer out on loan is sent overseas to bring her home. With time as his enemy and the rule of law behind him, Atlas Hargrove will rely on a dodgy group of mercenaries and the instincts of his past to find the girl, punish those who took her, and flee the country before all hell breaks loose. Gritty, raw, and unrepentant, with a few laughs, some tears, and so much heart you’ll... [Read More...]

Free: Root and Branch

Roger Zorn, owner of a French security company, is delighted to win a lucrative contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as part of the government’s new security measures. Zorn’s work requires him to apply his risk assessment technology to evaluate terrorist suspects and identify jihadists. But when Zorn discovers that DHS is manipulating scores to deport massive numbers of Muslims, Zorn faces a choice. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Snapped

Murder happens in Houston, but when the most recent murders take on disturbing similarities, local law enforcement officers fear a serial killer is roaming their streets. Former sheriff’s department sergeant Jade Monroe has just graduated from the FBI’s serial crimes unit in homicide and is called to Houston with her partner, J.T. Harper, to take on her first assignment—apprehending the person responsible for these gruesome crimes. With victims piling up and the clock ticking, Jade and J.T... [Read More...]

Lords of the Archipelago: Blood-Feud

A 21st-century, high-seas pirate mafia. A young man torn between family honor and the woman he loves. Dangerous secrets. Cold-blooded revenge. To make it out alive, this modern-day Romeo and Juliet will have to survive betrayal, blood-feud and an ocean full of stone-cold killers. Readers call Lords of the Archipelago ‘RIVETING’, ‘BEAUTIFULLY CRAFTED’ & ‘ACTION-PACKED’. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

422: Scandalous

At eighteen, Bruno Marchesi moved from Warren, Ohio where he was raised, leaving behind haunting memories of his deep involvement with organized crime. His family was notorious for running the Italian mafia in the small town, which is just outside of one of America’s original mafia strongholds, Youngstown, Ohio. That same family begged Bruno to leave home, get an education, and live an actual life. So, he did. Five years later, Bruno was well on his way to achieving his lifelong dream of ... [Read More...]

The Novice

Newly promoted detective Paige Stone is no stranger to gruesome killings. But even she is disturbed by the strangled, mutilated body in her first homicide case. The perpetrator leads her along in a grisly game—one she can’t win with the rules constantly changing. If she can’t stop the killer, Detective Stone’s first case might turn out to be her last. $3.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Handyman Homicide

The new campground comes with a body. Sassy Letteroux is not normally an impulsive woman, but when the campground that held so many childhood memories comes up for sale, she throws caution to the wind and buys it—sight unseen. Arriving with her 85-year-old mother and her bloodhound, Elvis, Sassy realizes there’s a lot to do before the campground will be ready for the spring rush of guests. And first on the to-do list is to find out who murdered her handyman. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Bedroom Window Murder

The book is set in 1949. A WW1 hero is shot dead while standing at his open window. A rifle, with serial number removed, is found nearby. Scotland Yard detectives assigned to the case fail to find a motive – and soon other difficulties arise too. But with the crucial help of one of the suspects, Chief Inspector Bryce and Sergeant Haig ultimately solve the mystery. $2.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

January Black Ice

Strong-willed journalist Mary Catherine (Cat) Collier is summoned to the penthouse apartment of the city’s rich and most influential lawyer, Detrick Bittmor, who entrusts her with a personal matter. He wants her to find out if the mysterious young man is who sits on a park bench every day at noon and stares up at his apartment windows could be his son and only heir. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Retribution

The violent drug-related murders of two prominent attorneys have the homicide division of the Chicago Police Department scrambling for answers, but without clues, a motive, or a suspect, not even the FBI can track down the killer. With the media demanding an arrest and at their wits’ end, the Chicago Police Department makes an urgent call to the Washburn County Sheriff’s Office in hopes of bringing in Kate Pierce, a psychic detective, on the case. A reluctant Kate agrees only when word come... [Read More...]

Free: Camp Chaos

Meet Katheryn Hanko. Working for the FBI and stationed in the Albuquerque Field Office, she receives orders to return to Quantico, Virginia—home of the FBI Academy. But is that really where she’s going? Ushered aboard a Department of Justice Gulfstream 550, she meets a man whom she soon determines is not there to introduce her to a new assignment in the FBI. Accepting the call, she then finds herself undergoing a rigorous intake evaluation, and is given her code name, “Hank”... [Read More...]

Lover Girl

In a novel filled with comedy, romance and edge-of-your-seat suspense, a legendary, retired hitman and a younger, conflicted assassin join forces to rescue a kidnapped child, while they, themselves, are being hunted by a third, sadistic predator––with orders to kill them both. Lover Girl, #2 in the Lover Boy series, will appeal to those who enjoy strong, female protagonists and novels similar to those of Nelson DeMille and Carl Hiassen. It combines often hilarious dialogue, tender romance (... [Read More...]

Free: Sons of Brutality

Los Angeles is in the grip of terror as two serial killers are dropping bodies throughout the city. One is killing in the name of justice; the other is killing in the name of obsession. When the mutilated bodies of two young women are found murdered in the Hollywood Hills, with an inverted cross branded into their chest, Detective Addison Mowbray is convinced that the killer must be driven by a fascination with the occult. Set against a backdrop of urban bleakness and social inequality, Sons of... [Read More...]

Heat To Obsession

From the best-selling author of Pretty Killer, No Justice, and 12 comes Heat To Obsession, a delectable new stand-alone thriller by Nolon King. Superstar chef Amanda Byrd had it all — a loving husband, two beautiful kids, and a critically-acclaimed restaurant — until her epic meltdowns caused her marriage to implode. After a humiliating year of therapy and eating crow, her husband Mike has agreed to take her back, as long as she continues to keep her inner diva in check. Amanda... [Read More...]

Free: Circle of Betrayal

Lena Farnham has it all: a job she loves, a wonderful husband, a huge house, and a baby about to arrive. She’s the happiest she’s ever been, and she can’t believe how lucky she is. Unfortunately, Lena’s luck is about to run out. Someone is following her, and not only that – they’re leaving frightening messages, and threatening her perfect life. Even worse? Her husband Sean doesn’t believe any of it. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Kate Hamilton Mysteries Boxed Set (Iniquus Security Action Adventure Boxed Set Book 7)

Join teacher Kate Hamilton as she puzzles her way through crimes from rural Virginia to inner-city Washington D.C. in this USA Today bestselling series.MINEA sleepy town in southwest Virginia wakes up to a nightmare of untimely deaths. Not safe at home in Boston, science teacher Kate Hamilton seeks refuge in the small Virginia town where she was born and raised. Scarborough is no longer the bucolic village that she remembered. Pleasantries are only skin deep as big-city issues and the politics ... [Read More...]

Free: Perverse Consequences

Australian private investigator Andrew Schlakier is hired by a government agency that wants a conviction on a ten-year-old murder case – and is willing to pay handsomely if he delivers. He begins tracking the whereabouts of Christopher Hohl – the eldest son of one of Australia’s richest families. But far from unearthing a man of murderous intent, Hohl’s past reveals a family tragedy in which he was an innocent victim. But as Schlakier traverses the streets of Melbourne, the state and th... [Read More...]

Free: Escape to Osprey Cove

This exciting mystery begins with an unusual find in the secret compartment of Doug’s new Corvette, changing lives forever. The series is uniquely written, spanning seven geographic locations — from the scenic Canadian region of the Rideau Lakes to the beautiful shores of the Caribbean. An exciting web of mystery develops as the characters’ lives intertwine. ... [Read More...]

Black Mariah

After a team member succumbs to a fatal respiratory infection, Chris Rake is forced to sail his research team upriver through dense Nicaraguan jungle in search of help. Instead of medicine, they find a deserted village still-smoldering from the fire of a mass grave and one survivor: a young blind girl too in shock to explain what’s happened to her people. Down one man and with a vessel unfit for sailing, the team sets out on foot with the girl in tow. A plane crash in the middle of the night ... [Read More...]

Free: Maniacal

Sleepy little North Bend just woke up. The newly-promoted Sergeant Jade Monroe, and her partner, Detective Jack Steele, have just been informed of an unidentified male body found at a local lake. The town is in an uproar. The victim was nearly decapitated, and murder simply doesn’t happen in North Bend. As more bodies turn up, the single connection between all of the victims becomes clear—it’s Jade, herself. With each new victim getting one step closer to Jade, time begins to tick away. S... [Read More...]

The Girls I’ve Been

As the daughter of a con-artist who targets criminal men, Nora grew up as her mother’s protégé. But when mom fell for the mark instead of conning him, Nora pulled the ultimate con: escape. 5 years later, Nora finds herself trapped in a bank with her ex and her new girlfriend. She’ll have to use all her skills to outwit the robbers or else. $2.99 on Kindle ... [Read More...]

Free: Shadowy Love

The community of Faith Valley thinks that twins and their husbands retired early from mundane government jobs. The truth is that they are federal agents who leave the area to work undercover. A woman and her children are relocating to escape an obsessed stalker. The danger the MC4 team often faces is headed to their small town. How will it end? ... [Read More...]

Cranston Mysteries

This three-book mystery series is a must read for fans of Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie! Cranston is a character like no other, who is drawn to solve the most dangerous and puzzling mysteries of the 21st century. Five-Star reviews for Black Moon: Black Moon by H. G. Ahedi is thrilling, complex, and packed with surprises. Calculated Murder — Compelling, Well-Crafted Mystery! Haunted — This story grabs the reader from the start and never lets go! $0.99 each on Kindle Learn Mo... [Read More...]

Free: Sons of Brutality

Los Angeles is in the grip of terror as two serial killers are dropping bodies throughout the city. One is killing in the name of justice; the other is killing in the name of obsession. When the mutilated bodies of two young women are found murdered in the Hollywood Hills, with an inverted cross branded into their chest, Detective Addison Mowbray is convinced that the killer must be driven by a fascination with the occult. While Addison and Jed navigate a murky, disturbing occult landscape in se... [Read More...]

A Merry Christmas Anniversary Mystery

Only days until Christmas, the weather in North Palm Springs is perfect. The music and decorations make it a merry place to be at the happiest time of the year. Max even keeps his promise not to disturb them. Suddenly, their celebration goes up in smoke and no one can locate the maniacal genius behind the multibillion-dollar entertainment empire. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Sahar’s Creation, The Monster Hiding Within

Sex, drugs, and a serial killer that takes his victims back to a cabin deep in the woods. What’s not to love? Air Force Sergeant Evelyn “Mac” McGregor spends most of her time defending airmen who commit petty crimes. When she lands her first murder case, it appears to be an isolated incident—but the more she digs, the more bodies she finds. She teams up with the handsome First Sergeant Gavin Hudson to have a better shot at catching the killer, but their relationship soon turns into some... [Read More...]

Some Rain Must Fall

Inspector Thomas Sullivan doesn’t like change when it comes to his personal life. Things on Beta Prime are about to change drastically, whether the Inspector likes it or not. 500 years in the future, regardless of which planet you live on, crime still happens. A fact the Inspector, Sully to the few he calls friends, is all too aware of. His partner Sarah is missing, his best friends are in the hospital, and the mother of his daughter is coming to Beta Prime. Those who know Sully well are ... [Read More...]