Category Archives: Mysteries

Monday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

Sweet Melissa
by Susan Segovia-Munoz


I’m not a celebrity or a model. I’m not rich or famous. I’m a junkie and I will do anything to get my next fix… Her stubbornness is holding her hostage to the fact that she will always learn things the hard way. There are times when death seems like the only answer. After decades of losing time and time again, the author finally submits to the fact that she is out of control, and that her life is unmanageable.

Still Dead
by J. A. Jance


The facts are muddy at best; Janice Marie Harrison’s car was found abandoned near a bridge, and scratched in the dirt nearby was the word “sorry.” It’s possible her death was a suicide, but her body was never found. And as Beau begins to investigate, he discovers that no one connected to Janice – not her once-all-star football player widower

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(Beaumont Mysteries)

by Jeremy Robinson, Sean Ellis


Pierce and his niece, Fiona – the last guardian of the ‘mother tongue,’ the forgotten language of creation – discover a secret entrance to the legendary Labyrinth, and at its heart, a hidden trove of relics that point the way to Hercules’s greatest discovery: a mutagen that can rewrite the very code of life.

The Malacca Conspiracy
by Don Brown


When a dastardly plot is hatched in the Malaysian seaport of Malacca to attack civilian oil tankers at sea, to drive up the price of crude oil futures, and to assassinate the Indonesian president and use fat windfall profits to finance a nuclear attack against American cities, Navy JAG officers Zack Brewer and Diane Cocernian reunite in a sizzling race against the clock to foil the conspiracy before disaster strikes.

The Firebird
by Susanna Kearsley


Two Women. One Mysterious Relic. Separated By Centuries. Nicola Marter was born with a gift so rare and dangerous, she kept it buried deep. When she encounters a desperate woman trying to sell a small wooden carving called “The Firebird,” claiming it belonged to Russia’s Empress Catherine, it’s a problem. There’s no proof.

Monday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Baked to Death
by Catherine Bruns


From #1 bestselling culinary cozy mystery author Catherine Bruns comes the next delightfully delicious Cookies & Chance Mystery… Baker turned reluctant amateur sleuth, Sally Muccio’s, finally found the happiness that’s eluded her for years. She’s in love with a great guy, her bakery is thriving, and now she and her best friend Josie Sullivan are gearing up to appear on the popular reality baking show, Cookie Crusades. But a visit from Sal’s greedy ex-husband Colin, who’s looking to cash in on the bakery’s dough, changes everything.

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(Cookies & Chance Mysteries)

The Killing Collective
by Gary Starta, Robin Firestone


Longtime detective Stanford Carter and his wife, forensic scientist Jill Seacrest, have always felt one was the yin to the other’s yang. Together, they’ve made the tough decision to leave their home town of Boston to move to the Big Apple, where they have accepted new positions with the F.B.I. to help solve a string of murders. They must break the biggest case of their careers while confronting personal and social truths that change them forever.

Will they be able to expose a secret so old and far reaching that it has already begun to impact the very fabric of society?

by Stephen Leather


“Your sister is going to hell, Jack Nightingale.”  Somehow, variations of that line keep former police negotiator Nightingale’s life careening in wild, unforeseen directions. This time, it is uttered by a dead woman hanging over a staircase, her neck broken by the laundry cord she tied around it before tossing herself over the banister. But Jack and his sister have been separated since birth…How can he save someone he’s never met?

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(Nightingale Series)

Harlot’s Ghost
by Norman Mailer


With unprecedented scope and consummate skill, Norman Mailer unfolds a rich and riveting epic of an American spy. Harry Hubbard is the son and godson of CIA legends. His journey to learn the secrets of his societya – nd his own past – takes him through the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the “momentous catastrophe” of the Kennedy assassination.

The Double Eagle
by James Twining


Disgraced FBI agent Jennifer Browne needs to recover the priceless coins to resuscitate her stalled career — and her investigation is pointing her toward Tom Kirk, a brilliant international art thief who wants to get out of the game. But Kirk’s only chance for freedom — and survival — is to find the missing coins, joining Browne, an unlikely ally, on a breakneck race across the globe and into the lethal heart of a shocking conspiracy of greed and power . . . and death.

Sam’s Club

Sunday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

The Cat Who Robbed a Bank
by Lilian Jackson Braun


(Cozy/Animals) Qwilleran and his snooping Siamese are willing to go to any lengths to find the killer and set the town at ease. But first they’ll have to contend with a highjacked bookmobile and an attempted bank robbery.Qwill has a lot of mysteries to sort out – not the least of which is Koko’s sudden interest in photographs, pennies, and paper towels…

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(Cat Who… Mysteries)

Cruel Intent
by J.A. Jance


On a dating site,, bored housewives can find romance with married men looking for sex without strings. But these “married singles” are flirting with more than just their vows. At the heart of this seemingly innocent service, a vengeful computer hacker is playing games with people’s lives…and deaths.

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(Ali Reynolds Mysteries)

by Tess Gerritsen


(Medical Suspense) Dr. Emma Watson has been training for the adventure of a lifetime: to study living beings in space. But her mission aboard the International Space Station turns into a nightmare beyond imagining when a culture of single-celled organisms begins to regenerate out of control – and infects the space station crew with agonizing and deadly results.

by Sandra Brown


Ella Baron runs her Texas boarding house with the efficiency of a ship’s captain and the grace of a gentlewoman. She cooks, cleans, launders, and cares for her ten-year-old son, Solly, a sweet but challenging child whose busy behavior and failure to speak elicits undesired advice from others in town. Ella’s plate is full from sunup to sundown.

Night of the Living Trekkies
by Kevin David Anderson, Sam Stall


Journey to the final frontier of sci-fi zombie horror!  Jim Pike was the world’s biggest Star Trek fan – until two tours of duty in Afghanistan destroyed his faith in the human race. Now he sleepwalks through life as the assistant manager of a small hotel in downtown Houston.

Sunday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Cold War Trilogy – A Three Book Boxed Set
by William F. Brown


(Action & Adventure) You get Winner Lose All, Amongst My Enemies, and Thursday at Noon, plus a bonus copy of Aim True, My Brothers. Together they have 286 Five-Star ratings on almost 500 Reviews, an average of 4.4 Stars.

Set in the spring of 1945, “Winner Lose All” features American, Russian, British agents fighting themselves and the Gestapo over the German weapons technology which will determine the world’s balance of power for years to come…

I Am Pilgrim
by Terry Hayes


“The next Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.”The New York Post. A breakneck race against time…and an implacable enemy. An anonymous young woman murdered in a run-down hotel, all identifying characteristics dissolved by acid. A father publicly beheaded in the blistering heat of a Saudi Arabian public square. A notorious Syrian biotech expert found eyeless in a Damascus junkyard. Smoldering human remains on a remote mountainside in Afghanistan.

True Evil
by Greg Iles


A Southern doctor is pulled into a terrifying ring of murderous secrets in this powerhouse thriller from New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles. Dr. Chris Shepard has never seen his new patient before. But the attractive young woman with the scarred face knows him all too well. An FBI agent working undercover, Alex Morse has come to Dr. Shepard’s office in Natchez, Mississippi, to unmask a killer.

Too Late to Say Goodbye
by Ann Rule


(A True Story of Murder and Betrayal) From bestselling author Ann Rule comes the engrossing true story of two beautiful, loving women, and their murder by the man in their life – handsome, charming, rich, a man marked for unlimited success – but one who would never allow any woman to leave him, no matter what the provocation.

Just a few weeks before Christmas 2004, Jenn was found dead with a bullet in her head, a revolver beside her. From the position of the body her death appeared to be a suicide.

The Jade Emperor
by Suzanne Jenkins


(Family Life) After a stranger appears on their doorstep, a picture-perfect family takes a side trip to crazy town in this story of a soldier’s last chance at love.

A marriage of nearly half a century faces its greatest challenge when a stranger arrives, bearing life changing news. Although Steve and Kelly Boyd live together, they barely tolerate each other. Marrying in their teens and quickly becoming parents, the separation due to the war in Vietnam forms the foundation for the next forty-five precarious years.