Wednesday’s Mystery eBooks

The Night of Living Wicked
by Lotta Smith
Rating: 4.4 #ad

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Spooks and magic, a mystic invitation, and an ancient monster on a killing spree…

It’s Halloween in Kyoto—the city of ghosts, fairies, gods and goddesses—where magick rules. Mandy and Rick Rowling are preparing to go back home to New York. But before they go, the god of thunder summons Mandy and Sara Abe, a local detective and sorceress, handing them “a small and easy” assignment to finish before the Rowlings leave this mystic city.

A monster strikes during a fundraiser that Rick, Mandy, Sara, and her fiancé are attending. Once the mayhem begins, the building is locked down and a message on the outside of the building reads, “KILL EM ALL.” Thousands of people’s lives are at stake, and the body count continues to rise. Apparently, the task at hand is not at all small, much less easy!

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Darkness Watches
by Jason Parrish
Rating: 4.1 #ad

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Daniel Palmer is an orphan adjusting to his new life; a new home, new school, and a gift that has drawn the attention of a powerful entity.

Ben Johnson’s family is falling apart, his company weeks from ruin, and a dangerous business partner might want him dead.

One can peer through the veil of human perception and discern the force manipulating events in Pine Creek, the other is blinded by his past. As their lives collide, the conflict between Good and Evil intensifies, leaving a path of carnage that threatens to destroy them and those they love.

Before it is finished, both will learn that some choices have eternal consequences, especially when Darkness Watches.


Kingdom of Strangers
by Zoë Ferraris
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A secret grave is unearthed in the desert revealing the bodies of 19 women and the shocking truth that a serial killer has been operating undetected in Jeddah for more than a decade.

However, lead inspector Ibrahim Zahrani is distracted by a mystery closer to home. His mistress has suddenly disappeared, but he cannot report her missing since adultery is punishable by death. With nowhere to turn, Ibrahim brings the case to Katya, one of the few women in the police department. Drawn into both investigations, she must be increasingly careful to hide a secret of her own.

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(City of Veils)


The Nothing Man
by Catherine Ryan Howard
Rating: 4.4 #ad

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At the age of twelve, Eve Black was the only member of her family to survive an encounter with serial attacker the Nothing Man. Now an adult, she is obsessed with identifying the man who destroyed her life.

Supermarket security guard Jim Doyle has just started reading The Nothing Man—the true-crime memoir Eve has written about her efforts to track down her family’s killer. As he turns each page, his rage grows. Because Jim’s not just interested in reading about the Nothing Man. He is the Nothing Man.


Cold as Ice
by Allison Brennan
Rating: 4.3 #ad

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A Brand New release at REGULAR PRICE.Two years ago, FBI Agent Lucy Kincaid put psychopath Elise Hansen Hunt in juvenile detention for her role in an organized crime syndicate. Now eighteen, Elise has been released with a clean slate, and plans to take her revenge by making Lucy’s life hell. The plot begins with Lucy’s husband Sean Rogan, who has been arrested for a murder he most certainly did not commit.

Lucy is determined to prove Sean’s innocence, but is warned off the case by her boss. As she calls in reinforcements, she learns that Sean’s brother Kane is missing in Mexico, her partner Nate Dunning has been arrested for possession of cocaine, and her friend Brad Donnelly has been kidnapped outside DEA headquarters.

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(Lucy Kincaid Mysteries)


The Girls in the Snow
by Stacy Green
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Madison walked through the fallen snow, looking left and right. It had been Kaylee’s idea to use the trail through the forest; she said no one would follow them. But Madison lost sight of Kaylee for a moment and when she found her again she wasn’t alone…

In the remote forests of Stillwater, Minnesota, you can scream for days and no one will hear you. So when the bodies of two fifteen-year-old girls are discovered frozen in the snow, Special Agent Nikki Hunt is sure the killer is local: someone knew where to hide the girls and thought they would never be found.


The Basques
by Captivating History
Rating: 4.7 #ad

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If you want to discover the captivating history of the Basques, then keep reading…

The Basques live in a modestly small, triangular-shaped country that straddles the farthest northeastern portion of Spain and the southeastern portion of France. While some live outside this area today, many still call this region home. These hardy people have dwelt in the foothills of the jagged Pyrenees Mountains since prehistoric times, and they’re still there to this day.

The Basques manifest a genetic makeup that is prehistorically distinct from that of their neighbors in Spain or France. This has puzzled scientists and researchers for years.

Tuesday’s Mystery eBooks

Grave Errors
by Carol J. Perry
Rating: 4.7 #ad

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Whose funeral will be next?

For residents of Salem, Massachusetts, the day after Halloween brings empty candy wrappers, sagging pumpkins, and a community-wide identity crisis. That is, until Lee Barrett’s TV production class suggests extending the spooky season with the traditional Mexican celebration Dia de Los Muertos. But when the students discover not all of Salem’s dead are resting in peace, the post-October blues don’t seem so bad after all…

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(A Witch City Mysteries)


There Be Demons
by M. K. Theodoratus
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Ace your classes… Make some friends… Slay some demons… Welcome to Britt’s day …

For teenager Britt Kelly, life was tough enough. Her parents’ divorce tore her comfortable suburban life apart, forcing her to move to the projects while her mother fought for custody. Now she has to deal with a new home, a new school, and new friends… And then there’s the eerie, old church across the street…

When Britt and her friends look for a quiet place to study, they stumble upon a group of Gargoyles guarding a portal to a sinister realm of evil. Demons struggle to break through the mystic barrier. And once they do,they’ll inflict untold pain and suffering upon Britt’s world.

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(Running from Demons)


Free Fall in Crimson
by John D. MacDonald, Lee Child
Rating: 4.5 #ad

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SEATTLE POST INTELLIGENCER

This time out, McGee came close to losing his status as a living legend when he agreed to track down the killers who brutally murdered an ailing millionaire. For starters, he renewed an unfinished adventure with a famous–and oversexed–Hollywood actress, who led him into a very nasty nest of murderers involving a motorcycle gang, pornographic movies, and mad balloonists. And Mcgee relearned the old lesson–that only when he came close to the edge of death was he completely alive.

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(Travis McGee Mysteries)


What a Werewolf Wants
by Kristin Miller
Rating: 4.3 #ad

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Josie Cole might be unlucky in love, but she’s a pro at matching other couples. When her sister gets married to the man of her dreams, it’ll be Cole Matchmaking Services one-hundredth match, and secure Josie a television special that would boost business.

Private investigator–and werewolf–Ryder McManus doesn’t believe in marriage. Catching cheating spouses has taught him there is no such thing as happily ever after. But then he never expected to find his fated mate, Josie, at his best friend’s wedding festivities.

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(San Francisco Wolf Pack)


Elevator Pitch
by Linwood Barclay
Rating: 4.2 #ad

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It all begins on a Monday, when four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower. Each presses a button for their floor, but the elevator proceeds, non-stop, to the top. Once there, it stops for a few seconds, and then plummets. Right to the bottom of the shaft.

It appears to be a horrific, random tragedy. But then, on Tuesday, it happens again, in a different Manhattan skyscraper. And when Wednesday brings yet another high-rise catastrophe, one of the most vertical cities in the world—and the nation’s capital of media, finance, and entertainment—is plunged into chaos.


You Betrayed Me
by Lisa Jackson
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A Brand New release at REGULAR PRICE. The Cahills of San Francisco are famous for two things: their vast wealth, and the scandals that surround them. Murder, greed, deadly ambition . . . some people will do anything to get, and keep, the Cahills’ kind of money. Not that James Cahill wants any of it. He’s tried to make his own way, less interested in a future inheritance than in his construction company—and in enjoying the many women taken in by the easy charms of a handsome, soon-to-be-rich bad boy.

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(The Cahills)


Danger Deception Devotion Collection
by Lorhainne Eckhart
Rating: 5.0 #ad

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Danger Deception Devotion, The Firsts, contains nine novels from Readers’ Favourite award—winning author and “queen of the family saga” (Aherman). Each book in this collection is the first in a fan favourite series from NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Lorhainne Eckhart.

“I have read all of these books and their series, they are great reads. I love the writings of Lorhainne Eckhart! She has a way of writing that makes you feel like you really know these characters personally and are right there with them in the story. I LOVE all of her books that I have read.” by Amazon Customer

Monday’s Mystery eBooks

Betrayed Heroes
by Gregg Bell
Rating: 4.3 #ad

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The US president’s seven-year-old nephew has been kidnapped. The nation is horrified, but the crime turns out to be just the break that disgraced former Navy SEALs Shelby Ryder and Earl Bernstein need. If they’re able to rescue the boy, who’s being held somewhere in the Florida Everglades, the president assures them he’ll restore their SEAL trident pins. But something’s not right.

Support people don’t show. Others won’t reveal their names. Many seem more mercenary than military. Shelby and Earl are suspicious, but they’re desperate to be SEALs again, and there’s a boy out there in need of rescue. And so, into the depths of the humid, alligator-infested Everglades they venture, to start a mission they were never intended to survive.


Pictures of Perfection
by Reginald Hill
Rating: 4.3 #ad

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It’s the Day of Reckoning in the village of Enscombe, a two-day celebration among locals to feast and to pay old debts. When Enscombe’s constable vanishes, it’s time for Dalziel and Pascoe to upend the party. At first they’re confronted with what appear to be only niggling hiccups in the enclave: break-ins, a vicar with a lustful bent, and family feuds. But as Enscombe’s past comes into focus, the investigators begin to see a bigger crack in the picture-perfect village. Now, in this season when misdeeds must not go unpunished, reckoning will indeed be paid. And it may already be too late for Dalziel and Pascoe to change the course of local history.

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(The Dalziel and Pascoe Mysteries)


Vulnerable
by Mary Burton
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Years ago, three Nashville teenagers went into the woods for a hike—and only one came out. While her two friends disappeared without a trace, Amber Ryder was discovered at the bottom of a ravine with a broken arm, head trauma, and zero memory of the horror that put her there. With no leads, the investigation hit a dead end.

Now another woman’s body is found it the woods. When the trail leads to the missing teens’ remains, the cold case becomes a fresh hell for forensic technician Georgia Morgan. But while Georgia works with Amber to try and reawaken her memories, her gut tells her the worst is yet to come.

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(Morgans of Nashville Mysteries)


The Woman in the Green Dress
by Tea Cooper
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A cursed opal, a gnarled family tree, and a sinister woman in a green dress emerge in the aftermath of World War I.

After a whirlwind romance, London teashop waitress Fleur Richards can’t wait for her new husband, Hugh, to return from the Great War. But when word of his death arrives on Armistice Day, Fleur learns he has left her a sizable family fortune. Refusing to accept the inheritance, she heads to his beloved home country of Australia in search of the relatives who deserve it more…


Three Women Disappear
by James Patterson, Shan Serafin
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A Brand New Release at REGULAR PRICE. Sarah, his personal chefAnna, his wifeSerena, his maid.

Accountant Anthony Costello has a talent for manipulating both numbers and people, turning losses into profits, enemies into allies — and vice versa. When Costello is found murdered in his own home, three suspects had motive. All three had access to his home. And all three women are missing. Are they in the wind — or in the grave?


Donnie Brasco
by Joseph D. Pistone
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Posing as jewel thief “Donnie Brasco,” FBI agent Joseph D. Pistone carried out the most audacious sting operation ever, working undercover for six years to infiltrate the flamboyant community of mafia soldiers, “connected guys,” captains, and godfathers.

Now his unforgettable eyewitness account brings to pulsating life the entire world of wiseguys—their code of honor and their treachery, their wives, girlfriends and whores, their lavish spending and dirty dealings.


Rise of the Draman
by Alexander Elliott
Rating: 4.7 #ad

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Orphaned as an infant, Croft spent his early years in the harsh confines of the Abbey, dreaming of befriending a dragon. When the day finally came, an accident leaves him utterly changed and bonded to a beast named Rueloo. Facing prejudice and fear, Croft builds a quiet life in the nest among his dragon friends – unaware his unique abilities would soon be needed.

With a powerful foe marching towards their borders, King Augustus appeals to the dragon child for his help. Croft’s example of sacrifice, kindness, and bravery inspire the people of Spiredale to unite and overcome. With the dragons, they forge a powerful alliance and embrace an entwined future neither were expecting.

Sunday’s Mystery eBooks

Dunked in Trouble
by Allison Pearl
Rating: 5.0 #ad

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Nicole Appleton’s life is finally perfect. With a sweet shop all her own and a handsome fiancé ready to walk her down the aisle, she couldn’t be happier. At least until she discovers that not only was she orphaned by a criminal legend, but the silent mastermind running the vast network has tracked her down. What could he want from her? And one of his associates may be closer than she thinks. Could he even be the man she’s supposed to marry?

Sheriff’s deputy, Josh Bennet, can’t wait to say ‘I do’ but the stranger stalking his bride-to-be has other plans. Josh has always depended on his strength and intelligence, but he’s failed to see the skeletons buried in his hometown or to keep the women he loves from slipping through his fingers. After all, Josh lost his first wife to illness. Will he lose his fiancée to murder now that she’s pushed him away?

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(Love and Danger in St. Claire Series)


Blood Secret
by Jaye Ford
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She shouldn’t have stayed. Now she can’t leave. Nothing ever happens in Haven Bay, which is why Rennie Carter – a woman who has been on the run for most of her life – stayed there longer than she should.
But the illusion of security is broken one night when Max Tully, the man she loves and the reasons she stayed, vanishes without a trace.

Rennie, however, is the only person who believes Max is in danger. The police are looking in the wrong places and Max’s friends and his business partner keep hinting at another, darker side to him. But Rennie Carter understands about double lives – after, that’s not even her real name…


Thick as Thieves
by Sandra Brown
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Twenty years ago in the dead of night, four seemingly random individuals pulled the ultimate heist and almost walked away with half a million dollars. But by daybreak, their plan had been shot to hell. One of them was in the hospital. One was in jail. One was dead. And one got away with it.

Arden Maxwell, the daughter of the man who disappeared all those years ago — presumably with the money, after murdering his accomplice — has never reconciled with her father’s abandonment of her and her sister. After countless personal setbacks she decides to return to her family home near mysterious Caddo Lake, and finally get answers to the many questions that torment her. Little does she know, two of her father’s co-conspirators — a war hero and a corrupt district attorney — are watching her every move.


Winter’s Storm
by Mary Stone
Rating: 4.7 #ad

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They survived, but survival won’t save them. When the survivors of the massacre at the Riverside Mall are murdered one after the other, the police suspect a serial killer and turn to the FBI. Winter Black is on the case, working to track down the third person involved in the mass shooting that happened the same night she took down The Preacher, the man who killed her parents.

The hit list is long while the list of suspects is short, and when the killer ends up dead, the suspect list narrows down to a pinpoint. The path to solving the case grows even more twisted, and protecting the survivors feels nearly impossible as the storm of hate grows bigger, more fierce as it moves closer to Winter, taking down anyone within its path.


Tracking Game
by Margaret Mizushima
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Two brutal murders, a menacing band of poachers, and a fearsome creature on the loose in the mountains plunge Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo into a sinister vortex.

An explosion outside a community dance sends Mattie Cobb and Cole Walker reeling into the night, where they discover a burning van and beside it the body of outfitter Nate Fletcher. But the explosion didn’t kill Nate–it was two gunshots to the heart. The investigation leads them to the home of rancher Doyle Redman, whose daughter is Nate’s widow, and the object of one of their suspect’s affection.


Verses for the Dead
by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
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After an overhaul of leadership at the FBI’s New York field office, A. X. L. Pendergast is abruptly forced to accept an unthinkable condition of continued employment: the famously rogue agent must now work with a partner.

Pendergast and his new colleague, junior agent Coldmoon, are assigned to investigate a rash of killings in Miami Beach, where a bloodthirsty psychopath is cutting out the hearts of his victims and leaving them with cryptic handwritten letters at local gravestones. The graves are unconnected save in one bizarre way: all belong to women who committed suicide.

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(Agent Pendergast Mysteries)


The Great Train Robbery
by Michael Crichton
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London, 1855, when lavish wealth and appalling poverty exist side by side, one mysterious man navigates both worlds with perfect ease. Edward Pierce preys on the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of his century. Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England’s industrial era, the mighty steam locomotive? Based on fact, but studded with all the suspense and style of fiction, here is a classic historical thriller, set a decade before the age of dynamite—yet nonetheless explosive…


The Secrets We Bury
by Debra Webb
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Nothing stays buried forever… Doctor Rowan Dupont knows death. She grew up surrounded by it in her family’s Victorian funeral home, and it’s haunted her since the day her twin sister drowned years ago. Between her mother’s subsequent suicide and the recent murder of her father, coming home to run the funeral home feels fitting—even if it leaves her vulnerable to an obsessive serial killer.

Rowan refuses to let fear keep her from honoring her family. But the more time she spends back in Winchester, Tennessee, the more she finds herself questioning what really happened that fateful summer. Had her sister’s death truly been an accident?

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(The Undertaker’s Daughter Mysteries)


Road Rage
by Ruth Rendell
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As Road Rage begins, Chief Inspector Wexford is walking through Framhurst Great Wood, just outside his beloved town of Kingsmarkham, for what he tells himself will be the last time. He can no longer bear to look at the natural beauty that will soon be despoiled by the construction of a new highway. Wexford rather despairs of the project; his more sanguine wife, Dora, is active on a committee to save the threatened land. Others are more desperate to achieve their end, and their means include the taking of hostages, including Dora, and the threat to begin murdering them.

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(Inspector Wexford Mysteries)


Just One Evil Act
by Elizabeth George
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Just when Azhar is beginning to accept his soul-crushing loss, he gets more shocking news: Hadiyyah has been kidnapped from an Italian marketplace. As both Barbara and her partner, Inspector Thomas Lynley, soon discover, the case is far more complex than a typical kidnapping, revealing secrets that could have far-reaching effects outside of the investigation. With both her job and the life of a little girl on the line, Barbara must decide what matters most and how far she’s willing to go to protect it.

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(Inspector Lynley Mysteries)