Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

once-upon-a-lie-spotlightOnce Upon a Lie
by Jill Paterson

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Little did, businessman and entrepreneur, Michael Rossi know that the telephone call he answered on that fateful Friday would be the catalyst for his death, and the subsequent recovery of his body from the waters of Sydney Harbour the following morning.

Recalled from leave to take on the case, Detective Chief Inspector Fitzjohn confronts the first of many puzzles; how Rossi spent the unaccountable hours before he died. This leads him on a paper-trail into a tangled web of deception, jealousy and greed, that unravels the mystery surrounding Michael’s death.

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(A Fitzjohn Mysteries)


the-pegasus-project-0-99The Pegasus Project
by Flynn Falcone

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In the near future, America is a shadow of its former glory. But for button-down banker George Winston, the only question is: What the hell is going on this morning? Suddenly, he can barely recognize his wife, daughters, and colleagues. Not even his doctor is his doctor. What’s more, George is about to discover that the road to freedom is fraught with many perils… It starts with abrupt, violent headaches and disturbing mental images leading to blackouts and confusion. Things get even stranger when the shooting starts and his wife is assassinated right in front of his eyes…


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Semblance of Guilt
by Claudia Riess

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Ellen Davis’s husband left her for another woman. Post-divorce, she’s trying to reassert her independence and lands a job as a reporter for her local newspaper. One of her assignments is covering weekly items on the police blotter, which is how she gets to know Lieutenant Pete Sakura – a handsome, witty Japanese- American Ellen is drawn to immediately.

Another of Ellen’s assignments is interviewing for the paper’s “Around The Town” column, and in this capacity, she meets Graham and Sophia Clarke, newcomers to the community. He’s an administrator at Columbia; she’s his beautiful Greek wife. Ellen and Sophia become fast friends, so it comes as a great shock when Sophia ends up dead.


all-these-perfect-strangers-0-99All These Perfect Strangers
by Aoife Clifford

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In this intimate debut thriller in the vein of Donna Tartt’s The Secret History, an award-winning mystery writer delves into the mind of a young woman who’s closer to murder than she’d like to admit.

“This is about three deaths. Actually more, if you go back far enough. I say deaths but perhaps all of them were murders. It’s a grey area. Murder, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.”

Within six months of her arrival at a university campus, three of Penelope Sheppard’s new friends are dead. And only Pen knows why. This isn’t Pen’s first encounter with violence, and she’s an expert at keeping secrets – especially ones as dark and dangerous as her own.


police-at-the-funeral-0-99Police at the Funeral
by Margery Allingham

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The tranquility of Cambridge is punctured when Cousin Andrew of the illustrious Faraday family disappears without a trace. No time is wasted in summoning Albert Campion and his sleuthing skills away from the bustle of Piccadilly to investigate – but little does he expect to be greeted by a band of eccentric relatives all at daggers with each other.

Soon there are as many dead bodies as there are red herrings, and Campion must uncover the secrets of the Faraday dynasty before another victim falls…

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

no-such-thing-as-a-secret-book-dayNo Such Thing as a Secret
by Shelly Fredman

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Meet Brandy Alexander, a young woman from South Philadelphia with a big mouth, an even bigger heart and a little problem with impulse control. It’s not her fault trouble seems to follow her around. Okay, it is her fault, but why quibble over details?

When Brandy (a puff piece reporter for a local Los Angeles TV news station) returns to her hometown after a four year absence, she is thrilled to be reunited with friends and family. But her joy is short-lived when her best friend, John, becomes the victim of a tragic accident. Brandy is alone in thinking that the death is “no accident” and as she sets out to prove her theory, she stumbles upon a political scandal of major proportions.

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(A Brandy Alexander Mysteries)


watching-the-end-of-the-world-deal-dayWatching the End of the World
by Eric T Knight

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For the ultimate reality show they faked the apocalypse.

On their way to film a reality show in Africa, the contestants are told that terrorists have released a bioweapon in the world’s busiest airports and they will have to make an emergency landing at a remote jungle airfield. Right away they come under attack by a vicious warlord and discover they are sitting on a cache of drugs and guns. Daily the news shows them a world collapsing into anarchy as the virus spreads out of control, while the warlord’s attacks claim their flight crew and their jet…


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Necessary Decisions
by Giacomo Giammatteo

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A Thriller That Won’t Let Go. Gino Cataldi is a man hanging on by a thread. Cancer took his wife, and drugs put his son in rehab. All he has left is his badge.

When a teenage girl is kidnapped it brings back nightmares from the worst case he ever worked—the one that tore his life to shreds and forced him out of Philadelphia.Gino doesn’t want this case but he knows he has to take it. Not just to save the girl, but to earn redemption for what went wrong in Philly.

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(A Gino Cataldi Mysteries)


dreadful-0-99Dreadful
by LP Hernandez

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When you die will you go to heaven? Will you go to hell? Some place in between? Whatever your destination the path is not linear. These are stories of those who have fallen through the cracks, whose fate is a riddle. These are stories of the places in between.

“Loved this book! It really makes you think about life and ask yourself “Is my story complete?” You’ll definitely need a brsin break after reading it! Each story is unique and well written, you will be intrigued and want to keep reading. Very good book and highly recommended!” – By Shae


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The Last Time She Saw Him
by Jane Haseldine

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In Jane Haseldine’s gripping and brilliantly crafted debut, a reporter searching for her kidnapped son must untangle the connection to her brother’s long-ago disappearance.

Julia Gooden remembers nothing about the worst night of her life. Thirty years ago, her nine-year-old brother Ben – the person who promised he would always protect her – was abducted from the room they shared. Try as she might to recall any clue or detail, there is a black hole where Julia’s memories of that terrible event should be. Now a crime reporter at a Detroit newspaper, Julia tries to give others the closure she’s never found…

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(A Julia Gooden Mysteries)

Thursday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

the-designated-survivor-0-99The Designated Survivor
by JC Gatlin

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An Unreasonable Hitchhiker. An Unstable Widower. An Unpredictable Journey.

Having just escaped from inmate work detail, Tess is on the run and has one goal: get her daughter back. So, hitching a ride to Sarasota, where her daughter is staying, seemed like a good idea at first. That is until she realized her Good Samaritan is clearly suffering from the recent loss of his wife.

As the miles go by and they get closer to Sarasota, she comes to suspect that this crazy widower may in fact be a murderer and they’re transporting a body in the trunk of his car. With the police hot on their trail, Tess isn’t about to let a little murder stand between her and her daughter — no matter how many bodies start piling up.


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Striker
by Lilly Atlas

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Dr. Lila Emerson is finally free of the shadow of her politically connected family, with her new job in a small town Emergency Room. But her new peace is shattered when she encounters the dangerous, but compelling Striker. He’s everything she should stay away from, but all she craves. And since he keeps turning up in her ER, he’s hard to avoid.

As Vice President of No Prisoners outlaw motorcycle club, Striker is no stranger to violence. But when it touches the pretty doctor he wants in his bed, he’ll do anything to keep her safe. When Striker and Lila are thrust together, sparks fly and passions ignite. Before long they find themselves entangled in a relationship neither saw coming.

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(No Prisoners MC Series)


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High Tide at Pelican Pointe
by Glenda Manus

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The same characters that readers have come to know and love in Sweet Tea and Southern Grace, and Lighting the Way continue to live on in High Tide at Pelican Pointe. The story once again begins in the quaint little town of Park Place, nestled in the heart of the Olde English District of South Carolina. We find the good Reverend Rock Clark and his wife, Liz, making preparations to go on the much anticipated annual beach vacation with Rock’s large family, leaving the busyness of his growing congregation behind under the care of a fresh-out-of-seminary aspiring preacher.

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(Southern Grace Series)


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by Lisa Jackson

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Now available as an eBook for the first time ever, a classic romantic adventure set on the turbulent border of Wales, where a rogue knight and a lady clash with passionate intensity….

Stealthy and dangerous as the name he bears, Wolf, outlaw knight of Abergwynn, has no quarrel with the struggling young beauty in his arms. He has come to Tower Dwyrain to take his revenge against her bridegroom, a brutal nobleman Wolf has sworn to dishonor. Through this woman, Wolf thought he could carry out a carefully wrought vengeance. Instead, he finds a different fate – a lady to fight for and to ennoble his dark, wayward soul.


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by Benjamin Whitmer

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Douglas Pike is no longer the murderous hustler of his youth, but he’s certainly no kinder. He works odd jobs, just living out his life in Appalachia with his partner Rory, hemming in his demons the best he can. His best seems just good enough until his estranged daughter overdoses, and he takes in his twelve-year-old granddaughter, Wendy. Just as the two are beginning to forge a relationship, a dirty cop kills a black man and, while on hiatus from the force, takes an unhealthy interest in Wendy. Pike and Rory head to Cincinnati to learn what they can about the death of Pike’s daughter and the crooked cop, three evenly matched predators circling a human wilderness of junkie squats, roadhouse bars, and homeless Vietnam vet encampments.

Thursday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

dumpster-dicing-book-dayDumpster Dicing
by Julie B Cosgrove

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As Janie and Betsy Ann go for their morning jog, the city sanitation vehicle follows its normal five-mile Tuesday morning route through their retirement community of Sunset Acres. The two Bunco-playing biddies spot a leg dangling out of the dumpster when the truck lifts the trash container high in the air. Someone diced up one of their newest residents – a grouchy loner named Edwin Newman.

Did he unpack too much of his dicey past when he moved in last weekend?


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Arachne’s Challenge
by Edita A. Petrick

KINDLE NOOK

The last words of a dying teenage car thief set off a race across Europe to find an SUV that may be harboring a terrible secret. If the device that could be hiding in the truck, fell into the hands of those who murdered its inventors, the world would usher in a new unprecedented era of terrorism. Carter knows that it’s no coincidence that his old FBI boss, Agent Saunders reaches out to him once again–two days before Carter and Stella are to leave on vacation–for Europe. The only reason why he reluctantly agrees to help is because he knows only too well what would happen if the device was weaponized.

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(Stella Hunter Mysteries)


children-of-the-dark-0-99Children of the Dark
by Jonathan Janz

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Will Burgess is used to hard knocks. Abandoned by his father, son of a drug-addicted mother, and charged with raising his six-year-old sister, Will has far more to worry about than most high school freshmen. To make matters worse, Mia Samuels, the girl of Will’s dreams, is dating his worst enemy, the most sadistic upperclassman at Shadeland High. Will’s troubles, however, are just beginning.

Because one of the nation’s most notorious criminals – the Moonlight Killer – has escaped from prison and is headed straight toward Will’s hometown. And something else is lurking in Savage Hollow, the forest surrounding Will’s rundown house. Something ancient and infinitely evil.


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Rogue Island
by Bruce DeSilva

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Liam Mulligan is as old school as a newspaper man gets. His beat is Providence, Rhode Island, and he knows every street and alley. He knows the priests and prostitutes, the cops and street thugs. He knows the mobsters and politicians – who are pretty much one and the same.

Someone is systematically burning down the neighborhood Mulligan grew up in, people he knows and loves are perishing in the flames, and the public is on the verge of panic. With the whole city of Providence on his back, Mulligan must weed through a wildly colorful array of characters to find the truth.

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(Liam Mulligan Series)


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by Michael Crichton, John Lange

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An agent races to stop a chemical attack in this thriller from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Andromeda Strain and Jurassic Park.

His name is John Wright, and he’s the most dangerous man in the United States. A millionaire radical with a deep hatred for everything America stands for, he has concocted a scheme that will shatter the very foundation of our democracy – and he’s just crazy enough to pull it off. The only man who can stop him is John Graves, an embittered federal agent whose mission in life is to destroy Wright. He’ll get his chance – or America will burn.