Daily Archives: June 9, 2017

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

Bed and Breakfast and Murder
by Patti Larsen, Christina Gaudet

KINDLE NOOK

Fiona Fleming hasn’t lived in Reading, Vermont in over a decade, her escape from small town living leading her to New York City and a life of adventure. An adventure that has left her with no career, an ex who cheated on her and zero plans for the future. Her grandmother’s death grants her a new chance–inheriting Petunia’s, Iris Fleming’s bed and breakfast, seems like the ideal fresh start.

But when Fee finds out ownership of the property Iris willed her might be in question, she’s drawn into the seedy underbelly of the cutest town in America after being singled out as the main suspect in a murder.

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(Fiona Fleming Cozy Mysteries)


Girls In White Dresses
by Alex Gates

KINDLE

A romantic evening of wine and roses ends in an apparent murder suicide, but the gruesome slaying wasn’t a crime of passion. Missing Persons Detective London McKenna links the killings to a fifteen-year-old kidnapping and uncovers a sinister conspiracy to murder those who would reveal the horrifying truth.

Runaway girls are being kidnapped and trafficked as child brides. London races to save the young girls, but her investigation traps her inside a twisted world of perverted religion, bloody revenge, and the nightmares of her own captivity.


Away from the Dark
by Aleatha Romig

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Nine months ago, Sara Adams awoke with no memory. The man holding her hand told her she’s a member of The Light, a tight-knit religious group led by the terrifying and charismatic Father Gabriel. As a woman in the community of The Light, her duty is to be unquestionably obedient and to submit to the will of her husband.

But as Sara’s memory starts to return and she remembers her past, she sees that everything she’s been told is a lie. The Light is an insidious and dangerous organization, and its corrupting influence reaches well beyond the confines of the remote campus where Sara is being held.

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(The Light Series)


Days Without Number
by Robert Goddard

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Days Without Number, now published for the first time in the United States, is classic Robert Goddard: intricately plotted, richly detailed, and suspenseful to the very last page. Nick Paleologus, a coolly efficient Englishman, is summoned home to resolve a dispute that threatens to tear his family apart.

His father, Michael, is a retired archaeologist and supposed descendent of the last Emperors of Byzantium. Michael has received a hugely generous offer for the family estate in Cornwall, but refuses to sell – and refuses to divulge why.


Cardington Crescent
by Anne Perry

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When Charlotte Pitt’s sister is charged with murder, she and her husband Thomas must work fast to clear her – and find the real killer.

As Inspector Thomas Pitt works to resolve the case of a dismembered woman, his womanizing brother-in-law, George March, Lord Ashworth, is poisoned with his morning coffee at the country estate of his cousins. The primary suspect? Charlotte’s sister, Emily, the murdered man’s wife and Pitt’s sister-in-law…

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(Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Series)

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Paradise Falls
by Jonnie Jacobs

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Women Sleuth. Fifteen-year-old Caitlin Whittington, last seen waiting for a ride home from school, is the second girl in Paradise Falls to disappear in five months. Fears grow that she won’t be the last as the town begins to suspect a serial killer might be loose. With her daughter’s disappearance,

 Grace Whittington makes some surprising and unsettling discoveries about her stepson, Adam. When she uncovers information that seems to implicate him, the fault lines of a happily blended family crack wide open.

The razor sharp twists and turns will hold readers captive until its final, explosive conclusion.


Chiefs
by Stuart Woods

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In the bitter winter of 1920, the first body is found in Delano, Georgia; the naked corpse of an unidentified teenager. There is no direct evidence of murder, but the body bears marks of what seems to be a ritual beating. The investigation falls to Will Henry Lee, a failed cotton farmer newly appointed as Delano’s first chief of police.

 Lee’s obsession with the crime begins a story that weaves through the decades, following the life of a small southern town and the role of three police chiefs in unraveling the crime.

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(Will Lee Mysteries)


The Blackest Crimson
by Debra Webb

KINDLE NOOK

Detective Bobbie Gentry was psyched when she was offered the opportunity to work with the FBI on a special task force in the search for a heinous serial killer known as the Storyteller. What she didn’t expect was for the serial killer to follow her home on Christmas Eve…

The Storyteller couldn’t resist Bobbie no matter the risk. He murdered her husband and would have murdered her child but the little boy got away. Now Bobbie’s fight for survival might just be more than he bargained for… One of them must die.

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(Shades of Death)


Breath of Earth
by Beth Cato

KINDLE NOOK

After the earth’s power under her city is suddenly left unprotected, a young geomancer must rely on her unique magic to survive in this fresh fantasy standalone from the author of the acclaimed The Clockwork Dagger.

In an alternate 1906, the United States and Japan have forged a powerful confederation – the Unified Pacific – in an attempt to dominate the world.

Their first target is a vulnerable China. In San Francisco, headstrong secretary Ingrid Carmichael is assisting a group of powerful geomancer wardens who have no idea of the depth of her own talent – or that she is the only woman to possess such skills…

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(Blood of Earth Series)


Shotgun
by Ed McBain

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They were dead, the husband and wife. Both were shot in the face at close range with a shotgun. The husband, in fact, still had his finger on the trigger, the barrel pointing toward what used to be a significant portion of his head. It was clearly a suicide – or did it just look that way? For Detectives Steve Carella and Bert Kling, what seems to be the truth on the surface often reveals something far different underneath. A killer is murdering married women and their husbands

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(87th Precinct Mysteries)