Saturday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

by Sarah Graves


(Women Sleuth) His face is unsettlingly familiar, but his chilling message seems inexplicable: Blood shows up again. Murder will out. Then there’s the anonymous email warning her to beware the Fourth of July – just two days away. Jake remembers some shady characters from her days as a hotshot financial manager, but she’s baffled as to the identity of her nemesis – until she receives a photo of a murdered man.

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(A Home Repair Is Homicide Mysteries)

Closing In
by Sue Fortin


(Psychological/Detective) She thinks she’s escaped. She thinks she’s safe… Helen has had to leave everything she’s ever known behind; her home, her family, even her own name.

Now, returning to the UK as Ellen Newman, she moves to a small coastal village, working as a nanny for Donovan, a criminal psychologist. Attractive, caring and protective, this single father and his sweet daughter are a world away from Ellen’s brutal past.

Prisoner’s Base
by Rex Stout


( Private Investigators) Three women have been strangled – and Archie feels responsible. One of the women was expecting a big birthday present, an $8 million inheritance; she just had to live until June 30 to receive it. Unfortunately, she didn’t make the date. First published in 1952, Prisoner’s Base sees Archie’s boss, detective Nero Wolfe, bring together all the pieces to solve the puzzle.

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(A Nero Wolfe Mysteries)

The Beginning
by Catherine Coulter


(Crime Fiction) THE COVE: In this “fast-paced” (Publishers Weekly) page-turner, the daughter of a murdered high-powered lawyer seeks sanctuary in a quaint little town, only to learn she can’t escape her past – or FBI Special Agent Dillon Savich. THE MAZE…

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(An FBI Thriller)

Don’t Run From Me
by Lorhainne Eckhart


(Hard-Boiled/Psychological) From a Readers’ Favorite award – winning author and “queen of the family saga” (Aherman): Fresh out of the fighting circuit and to those that didn’t know him, Bad Boy Aaron McCabe seemed as if he had it all. Except what everyone doesn’t know is the nightmares that haunt him, the woman he loved who left him and a tragedy he’s never recovered from.

But soon Aaron is caught up in complex web of secrets, second chances and an gripping twist with two mysterious women that entangles him in a relationship he never believed he was ready for.

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(The McCabe Brothers)

The Visitant
by Megan Chance


(Ghosts/ Historical) A crumbling palazzo in nineteenth-century Venice holds a buried secret. After she nearly ruins her family with a terrible misstep, Elena Spira is sent to Venice to escape disgrace and to atone by caring for the ailing Samuel Farber. But the crumbling and decaying Ca’ Basilio palazzo, where Samuel is ensconced, holds tragic secrets, and little does Elena know how profoundly they will impact her. Soon she begins to sense that she is being watched by something.

Our God Says
by Bj Tortorici


(Christian Living) We can all hear the voice of God, but first we must listen. You don’t need to be mystical, or ordained, or highly evolved – all you need is a hunger and thirst to hear His Heavenly Voice. Our God Says offers healing messages, wisdom, and compassion directly from the Source. We hear Him throughout Creation, in our dreams, and through our interactions with animals and birds…

Saturday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

The Magician’s Lie
by Greer Macallister


(Historical/British) The Magician’s Lie, a debut novel in which the country’s most notorious female illusionist stands accused of her husband’s murder – and she has only one night to convince a small-town policeman of her innocence. The Amazing Arden is the most famous female illusionist of her day, renowned for her notorious trick of sawing a man in half on stage.

Kill the Father
by Sandrone Dazieri


(Thriller/Kidnapping) In this fascinatingly complex thriller, two people, each shattered by their past, team to solve a series of killings and abductions – a ruthlessly planned escalation that turns out to be merely the visible surface of something far more sinister. When a woman is beheaded in a park outside Rome and her six-year-old son goes missing, the police unit assigned to the case sees an easy solution: they arrest the woman’s husband and await his confession.

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(Caselli and Torre Mysteries)

The Harmony Scroll
by Edita A. Petrick


(Technothriller) Like Indiana Jones or the Da Vinci Code prepare to be thrilled. Stella Hunter’s adopted son was born with a curse. The curse lies dormant within him and the amulets that awaken it have been destroyed, but the curse is still a death sentence shadowing Gabriel’s life. Stella discovers Gabriel can be free of the curse forever. But the golden scroll holding the incantation that can free him was lost twelve hundred years ago…

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(Peacetaker Mysteries)

Wicked for Hire
by Lotta Smith, Hot Tree Editing


(Paranormal/Cozy) Medical student Amanda Meyers thought she had her life all planned out until people started dying the moment they touched her. Being cleared of any wrongdoing didn’t stop the medical school from expelling her, and it didn’t rid her of the unfortunate nickname Grim Reaper.

Luckily, having a rep as the harbinger of death isn’t a total resume killer. Rick Rowling, Special Agent for the FBI’s Paranormal Cases Division recruits her to work for the Bureau…

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(Paranormal in Manhattan Mysteries)

Different Lee
by Bill Hiatt, Peter O’Connor


(Science Fiction/Paranormal) Abandoned at birth, DL has tried to cut himself off from his past as much as possible, lying if necessary to conceal what little he knows about himself. Then he starts to have strange, unsettling dreams of goals he must reach before shadowy enemies can stop him. When these dreams begin to intrude into his waking life, and he starts to develop unusual abilities, he realizes that he may be more than human. Unfortunately, others realize the truth about DL, and they want his blood–literally!

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Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

Turn of Mind
by Alice LaPlante


(Action & Adventure) A stunning first novel, both literary and thriller, about a retired orthopedic surgeon with dementia, Turn of Mind has already received worldwide attention. With unmatched patience and a pulsating intensity, Alice LaPlante brings us deep into a brilliant woman’s deteriorating mind, where the impossibility of recognizing reality can be both a blessing and a curse.

But Not Forgotten
by BJ Bourg


(Hard-Boiled) Embattled former detective Clint Wolf is the newly appointed police chief for Mechant Loup, a small swampy town in southeast Louisiana. Usually a quiet town, the tranquility of the place is shattered when a human arm is found in the jowls of an alligator. Once it’s determined the arm belongs to a reputable business owner, the race is on to find the man and figure out what happened to him…

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(Clint Wolf Mystery Trilogy)

The Bordello Girl
by Hilary Murray


(Contemporary Fiction) The Bordello Girl is a story of the Roaring Twenties. Flappers and jazz. High spirits and hedonism. Friendships and betrayal.

In love for the first time and desperate for a way out of her heartless marriage, should she listen to Daisy and the others when they tell her of his reputation? Or are his feelings for her real? Set not long after the end of The Great War, and in the furthest realms of the British Empire…

The Devil Went Down to Austin
by Rick Riordan


(Private Investigators) From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Rick Riordan, triple-crown winner of the Edgar, Anthony, and Shamus Awards, brings his fast-talking, hard-living, Texas-hip P.I. Tres Navarre to the heart of the Lone Star State – Austin – to unravel a case so dark, twisted, and deadly, it can only involve family….

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(Tres Navarre Mysteries)

by Carol Cannon


(Inspirational Fiction) Layne, Nona, Betty Jo, and Dixie have been great friends for more years than they can remember. Now that they have retired, they do everything together. Layne’s husband even refers to them as the Fearsome Foursome. They were sure that nothing could destroy their friendship. Then the accident happened. Their lives have been torn apart. What will become of their friendship? Can it survive such a tragedy?

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(Kerry Series)

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Saving Hope
by Liese Sherwood-Fabre


(Thrillers/Espionage) Steve Berry, NYT Bestselling author, describes Saving Hope as “a tantalizing premise that toys with the most basic of emotions – a parent’s drive to save their child.”  

Alexandra Pavlova must choose: save her daughter…or the world. In one of Siberia’s formerly closed cities, Nadezhda Pavlova’s unemployed parents struggle to provide for her following a bout with pneumonia that weakens her heart…

Field of Graves
by J.T. Ellison


(Medical Thriller) With FIELD OF GRAVES, New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison goes back to where it all began… All of Nashville is on edge with a serial killer on the loose. A madman is trying to create his own end-of-days apocalypse and the cops trying to catch him are almost as damaged as the killer. Field of Graves reveals the origins of some of J.T. Ellison’s most famous creations

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(A Taylor Jackson Mysteries)

Shizzle, Inc
by Ana Spoke, Lu Sexton


(Women’s Fiction/Action & Adventure) What could possibly happen when a gloriously dippy millennial becomes the right hand of an equally clueless playboy billionaire?

Be prepared to face-palm as you follow Isa Maxwell on a dizzying ride through the world of corporate intrigue; roll your eyes at the dubious business advice of Mr. Hue, the owner of Shizzle, Inc.; cringe as you are sucked into the Maxwell family drama…

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(Isa Maxwell Escapades Mysteries)

by Ted Dekker


(Crime/Murder) A freak storm has spawned three tornadoes that are bearing down on the town of Summerville. Yet under the cover of the storm looms a much more ominous threat: A vindictive killer known as Red who’s left a string of victims in his wake and is now bent on exacting his final revenge on the unsuspecting town.