This book selection was updated on September 30th, 2022.
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Eve Lloyd’s A Deadline Cozy Mystery – Books 6 to 10

Fun-filled small town cozy mysteries. Eve Lloyd’s skills are tested when she’s stuck on a cruise ship with 100 Carmen Miranda impersonators – make that 99. Back on the island, she deals with an unwanted guest, his ex-wives and a killer or two, catering parties: Hors d’oeuvres, canapés, murder and mayhem and Christmas. What can possibly go wrong? $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: The Cannabis Preacher: Sermon One: A financial thriller about building and losing the biggest Cannabis Manufacturer in the country

Connor Beauregard is always looking for ways to make money. Despite his many failed business ventures, he is determined to succeed when a unique opportunity to become a legal drug dealer comes his way. With the charisma of an evangelical preacher and an ego larger than God, Connor knows that nothing will stop him from achieving his goals. As he delves deeper into the business, he faces ever-growing challenges and finds himself taking more and more risks – with the potential for great rewards.... [Read More...]

Now & Then: A Parker City Mystery

In 1981, Parker City is rocked by a series of unthinkable murders like it has never seen before. Under great pressure from the powers-that-be, it is made clear to newly minted police detectives Ben Winters and Tommy Mason that their first case could also be their last if they don’t catch the killer. Decades later, the Spring Strangler case comes back to haunt Ben and Tommy as they are both nearing retirement after long distinguished careers. Did they get it wrong all those years ago? Has ... [Read More...]

Free: Malevolent (Shaye Archer Series Book 1)

Shaye Archer’s life effectively began the night police found her in an alley with no memory of the previous 15 years. Now, she’s a PI who gets answers for her clients, and maybe for herself. When her new client Emma claims she’s being stalked, Shaye is determined to help. Emma knows her stalker, but the problem is, she killed him a month ago. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: The Struggle

Uri sets fire to his house by accident right before his bar mitzvah, killing his mother. He will spend many years searching for relief from the guilt that plagues him. His status as a foster kid, his burn scars, and his monstrous appearance leave him lonely and suicidal in high school. Then, in his college years, he falls under the spell of The Professor, head of a cult called The Struggle. To please the insatiable and expensive demands of The Professor, he becomes a brutal debt collector. He a... [Read More...]

Amish Lantern Mystery Series Book Set: Volumes 1-3

Three compelling Amish mysteries with surprise endings in each – you won’t want to put down this collection of the first three books in the Amish Lantern Mystery Series. Grab your copy now for only $0.99 and become absorbed in the intriguing mysteries that revolve around the lives of the Amish and Englisch citizens of small town Little Valley, Tennessee. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Steeped in Murder

Tea, tarot, and trouble. Abigail’s dream of owning a tearoom in her California beach town is about to come true. She’s got the lease, the start-up funds, and the recipes. But she’s out of a tearoom and into hot water when her realtor turns out to be a conman… and then turns up dead. But not even death puts an end to the conman’s mischief. He rented the same space to a tarot reader, Hyperion. Convinced his tarot room is in the cards, he’s not letting go of the building without a fight... [Read More...]

The Writer

A writer, an affair, a murder, and small-town secrets. Who will survive? A sleepy beach town is the perfect fit for writer Frankie Moretti until she spins the drama meant for her pages into real life and has a tumultuous affair with a married man. And when Frankie finds herself in the center of a murder investigation, there’s no turning back, no hitting the delete key. $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...]

Snowbound

Sarah Wagner, on her way to a remote cabin in upstate New York, takes a wrong turn in a blinding snowstorm. Her car slips off an abandoned road, and Tracy, the friend who invited her to visit, isn’t answering her phone. When Sarah finally makes it to the cabin, Tracy is missing. Sarah is trapped, not only by the snowstorm and her disabled car, but by the needs of Tracy’s young daughters, Lottie and Gracie. As the search for Tracy escalates, so do Sarah’s suspicions about the people around... [Read More...]

Laser Trap

Quincy University engineering grad students Dan Butler and Lana Madison are trying to unravel their mutual confusion about how attracted and attractive they are to each other, when Dan’s lab laser unexpectedly begins to produce unheard of amounts of brightness and power in its laser beam, making it a candidate for super-weapons. StarWay Labs, an organization of criminal scientists, has been conducting research on this same phenomenon for two years, but without success. When they learn of the ... [Read More...]

Free: Falling into Magic : Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic Series Book 1

An accidental journey through a magic mirror. A portal to an enchanted land. A mysterious family she never knew she had. Hayden’s life is upended with the wonder of Destiny Falls. But it is tainted by the danger that brought her here and that threatens her newfound family. Can Hayden and her sassy sidekick remove the threat, so that she can begin her magical new life in this captivating world? When Hayden was a child, she lost her cat. Adults told her the cat ran away, but she knew the tr... [Read More...]

CODE NAME: THE FOX – Operation Yucatan Cartel

Hatred is a tough monster to kill, as Harold soon discovers the moment he realizes that his war against the cartels is morphing into a never-ending vigilante mission. There is a lot to be said about the devastation that the cartels bring into human existence. But Harold Brandon, drug-lord-turned-minister-turned-contractor-turned-vigilante, is not about to sit idly by and let them continue. They need to be stopped. This brings him to the Yucatan peninsula in southern Mexico, where he sets his ey... [Read More...]

Free: The Vigilante Judge

A vastly experienced judge, Ishtiak, comes to Presington Town, a town filled with lawlessness and criminals. James, another judge of the town, had tried all his might to bring justice to the town before Ishtiak’s arrival. But lack of evidence made him crippled for all cases and serial killers and serial rapists walked out unpunished. But upon the arrival of Ishtiak, criminals started to admit to their crimes at the last day of the trial. James started to become suspicious. And the town sp... [Read More...]

GRAVE INTERVENTION

  This new release dubbed a “ghostly investigation and compelling mystery” by Midwest Book Review, follows the author’s bestselling debut novel, EMERGENCE. Inspired by true events set in Naperville, Illinois, GRAVE INTERVENTION is a paranormal medical suspense that blurs the lines between real and imaginary, exposing the hidden side of a historical suburban town. $1.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: The Troubled Man (A Q.C. Davis Mystery)

The last time lawyer Quille C. Davis investigated a crime as a favor to a friend, she found answers but destroyed the friendship. Still, she can’t say no when a desperate teenage girl begs her to help exonerate her father, in jail for the murder of the girl’s mother. But is Quille risking her life to free a killer? Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Killing Rebecca

An Ordinary Life… Marni Rome lives a happy life with her husband and two wonderful children. Her heart is filled with love for them. It’s a life that excites her every morning when she gets out of bed. She’s lucky to be living in a beautiful home overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and she loves her career as a writer of crime fiction. Until Her Life is Shattered… A late-night knock at the door destroys her world, and the news of her family’s fate is too devastating to bear. Her life turns... [Read More...]

Free: Jack of All Trades

Jack Bell is a builder and unwitting sleuth in this twelve book series. Each stand-alone novel has a murder and some romance. There are a variety of settings including an an apartment block, a school, a cemetery, a park, a guest house and several houses ranging from a millionaire couple to those just getting by. Never flush for cash, Jack has his living to make amidst the mayhem, becoming at various times prime suspect, sleuth and, too often, finding out more than enough for his own good. Amazo... [Read More...]

The Reading Problem

In book 5 of the Mila K. Mysteries we find Mila and her friends tirelessly working on finding the key to the mysterious document found in the library at the University of Chernivtsi. Why is a secret society so desperate to find it that they send an assassin to infiltrate the staff at the university to try to stop Mila and her friends from learning anything about the document or the key to deciphering it? The search leads Mila and secret service agent Oleck to journey to Reading, England to find... [Read More...]

CODE NAME: The FOX – Operation Tucson Cartel

Making things right was drug-lord-turned-contractor/minister Harold Brandon’s new purpose. But he soon finds out that changing sides comes at a steep price. Harold’s Harley roars across asphalt and dirt toward a meeting with DOJ agents and a few informants. It’s been eight years since he decided to do the right thing and take on the cartel he once served, and five since he became one of the Department of Justice’s most prized undercover operatives. While he’s good at what he does, Har... [Read More...]

Once Upon a Murderous Delusion

The year is 1980 in a sleepy New England town. A series of devastating murders threaten the community. A serial killer has begun a deadly game of catch-me-if-you-can with local police, who have dubbed the carnage, “The Mommy Murders.” Frightened residents believe the hospital psychiatric unit is somehow to blame. Nurses disagree. Can the killer be stopped? $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Reluctant Medium

All Rachel Blackstone wants is to talk with her father; solve the mystery of how he died. Using a Native American ceremony given to her by a shaman, she summons him in this paranormal mystery. Instead, a soul intent on revenge slips through and threatens people she loves. Now the Santa Fe, New Mexico reporter must follow the evil spirit, uncover its purpose and send it back. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Cold Case Detective Katie Scott & K9 Cisco

Detective Katie Scott is a retired Army K9 handler and is now heading up the cold case unit at the Pine Valley Sheriff’s Department in the California mountains. Battling PTSD and department politics, she and her partner must uncover and find some of the most dangerous serial killers while keeping children and woman safe. Free to $3.99 on Kindle. Learn More ... [Read More...]

Beneath Cruel Waters

Holt Davidson, a Kansas firefighter, hasn’t been back to his hometown of Thompsonville, Colorado, for more than two decades, but when he learns that his estranged mother has taken her own life, he returns for the funeral, hoping to make peace with her memory. He spends the night at his childhood home, rummaging through each room, exploring the past. But instead of nostalgic souvenirs, he discovers a gun, a love letter, and a Polaroid photograph of a man lying in his own blood. $0.99 on Kindle... [Read More...]

Free: Scam A-Lama Hardball

Lured by an irresistible offer for a new album, Rock Star Marc Charles can’t believe his luck … and then he discovers the catch! He has to sing a shitty song as part of the deal. There’s something underhand going on with the mysterious overseas organisation behind the album offer. He’s faced with ruin when a groupie takes revenge. He’s pursued by the Taxman, some nasty Bosnians, and a secret agent, who gets in on the crazy hilarious plot. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: The Case at Barton Manor (Mrs. Lillywhite Investigates #1)

If one more person gives Rosemary Lillywhite unwanted advice on when to stop mourning the loss of her beloved husband, she fears she will lose control of her sensibilities. All she wants is to be left alone to drown her misery in a glass of gin and tonic, but when Grace Barton knocks on the door of her dead husband’s investigative office, Rosemary faces a choice: come out of hiding or turn away someone in need of help. Rosemary trades her widow weeds for a party dress and heads to a fancy do ... [Read More...]

Free: The Meriwether Files

Bartholomew W. W. Meriwether is determined to be the chief of Ennead, the nine-person alliance at the centre of British Intelligence. But how to achieve his aim, and is there anything he won’t do and no risk he won’t take to make it happen? Employing all his knowledge and significant power, the spymaster goes about his task with ruthless determination. Every file is a masterclass in deception, ingenuity, and the selfish pursuit of treasure. Each unmissable read in the series brims w... [Read More...]

A Touch Of War

It’s the present day. Behind the scenes, the world faces its greatest threat in nearly a century. Caught in the middle are two tested nations, the United States and Israel, who witness their historic relationship stretched beyond its limits as they attempt to plot a course to try and prevent what could become armageddon, and have you pondering the question…What if. With a story that weaves itself through politics, religion and ultimately conflict, you’ll feel the explosi... [Read More...]

Free: DON’T LIE TO ME

Every Parent’s Worst Fear! A 12-year-old girl goes missing at camp, and her body is found months later in a sleeping bag. When a second child is kidnapped, FBI profiler Eva Rae Thomas is determined to get to the bottom of the tragedies, but the closer she gets to the truth, the more dangerous it gets for her — and everyone she loves… This book was an instant #1 bestseller on Amazon. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

The Fatal Couple, An Absolutely Gripping Psychological Thriller

Best-selling author of The Fatal Creation Brandon wanted a little fun with a beautiful woman, but this wasn’t what he had in mind. He hoped she would remove the cuffs so he could touch her gorgeous body. Just as that thought entered his mind, he lost the ability to breathe. One airman and four civilians have turned up dead. Who would be next? After bringing her former mentor to justice, Air Force Defense Investigator Sergeant Evelyn “Mac” McGregor has a reputation for catching a killer. B... [Read More...]