Saturday’s Mystery eBooks

The Daisy Gumm Majesty #2
by Alice Duncan
Rating: 4.3

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From award-winning, bestselling author Alice Duncan comes the second Daisy Gumm Majesty Cozy Mystery Boxset filled to the brim with “intriguing plots with ample twists. A perfect 10, by gum!” ~RT Book Reviews

It’s the 1920s and Daisy Gum Majesty is doing her part to support her family as a spiritualist to people with more money than sense… and she’s training her dachshund, Spike, too.

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(Daisy Gumm Majesty Mystery)


The Eden Trilogy: Omnibus Edition
by Keary Taylor
Rating: 4.4

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TorBane was created to save the world. Cybernetic technology designed to fuse with human DNA gave it the ability to heal anything. Instead, it left ninety-eight percent of Earth’s population more machine than man.

Eve is a soldier without a past. Her only goal is to keep her family, the colony of Eden, alive and away from the Bane: those infected by TorBane. She hunts, she watches, and she fights when needed…


The Mystery of Julia Episcopa
by John I. Rigoli & Diane Cummings
Rating: 4.5

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In ancient Rome, a woman flees for her life. Her enemies are those she once called ‘brother’. Hidden beneath her blue cloak are secrets men will kill for – forgeries that prove the newly self-appointed bishops are not followers of the way, but pretenders who have seized power and will stop at nothing to shape this new religion to their own ends.

Now, Julia – a woman who had once walked with Mary Magdalene and taught alongside Paul must preserve the legacy of the apostles in the face of terrifying danger…


Too Bright to Hear Too Loud to See
by Juliann Garey
Rating: 4.1

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An NPR Great Read: This novel about bipolar disorder and one man’s journey through the world is a “convincing portrait of mental illness” (Entertainment Weekly).

This tour-de-force novel takes us inside the restless mind, ravaged heart, and anguished soul of Greyson Todd—a successful Hollywood studio executive who leaves his wife and young daughter for a decade to travel the globe, finally giving free rein to the bipolar disorder he’s been forced to keep hidden for almost twenty years.


Those Children Are Ours
by David Burnett
Rating: 4.5

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“A Gripping Story of Courage, Forgiveness and Redemption…”MJC, Amazon Reviewer

A good mother would never desert her children. So she’d been told. Countless times. But it was exactly what Jennie had done. She had growled at her daughters, cursed her husband, and slammed the door behind her as she stomped away. Tossing her duffle in the back of her old Honda, she’d rev’d the engine and left rubber as she peeled away. She had listed all of the reasons for what she had done, the explanations and the excuses: the demons of her bipolar disorder, the alcohol that flowed too freely at the bar where she had worked…


The Billion Dollar Spy
by David E. Hoffman
Rating: 4.6

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One of the most valuable spies to work for the United States in the four decades of global confrontation with the Soviet Union, Tolkachev took enormous personal risks—but so did the Americans. The CIA had long struggled to recruit and run agents in Moscow, and Tolkachev was a singular breakthrough. Using spy cameras and secret codes as well as face-to-face meetings in parks and on street corners, Tolkachev and his handlers succeeded for years in eluding the feared KGB in its own backyard, until the day came when a shocking betrayal put them all at risk.


Unsuitable
by Doreen Owens Malek
Rating: 3.8

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Rancher Jason McClain trusted no one but his nine-year-old son. His former wife had taught him that women were calculating and faithless and that love was a trap. He had no intention of ever being caught in it again.

Then Jason met Carrie Maxwell, Johnny’s fourth-grade teacher. He was touched by her beauty, her innocence and the gentle understanding she showed his troubled son. Haunted by his memories, self-conscious about his scarred body, he felt he had nothing to offer a woman. Carrie knew she could heal his wounds if he’d let her. But could she convince him to trust again?

Friday’s Mystery eBooks

Stalking Ground
by Margaret Mizushima
Rating: 4.7

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When Deputy Ken Brody’s sweetheart goes missing in the mountains outside Timber Creek, Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo are called to search. But it’s mid-October and a dark snow storm is brewing over the high country. And they’re already too late. By the time they find her body, the storm has broken and the snow is coming down hard.

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(A Timber Creek K-9 Mysteries)


Doomsday Hand
by Edita A. Petrick
Rating: 4.6

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What starts off as a dreadful murder in London soon becomes a race against time to save humanity.

Less than three months into Stella’s one year guest professorship in London, her husband, retired FBI consultant, Timothy Carter, runs into an old friend while catching a taxi. It’s raining and both parties are late for their respective appointments. They make a lunch date for the next day but that meeting never happens because mere hours after meeting his friend Gregory Semple, Carter discovers he’s been murdered at the British Museum.

From the streets of London to the coast of Spain, Carter and Stella must find a way to abolish a ‘curse-disguised-as-a-gift’ that no one believed existed – until now.

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(Peacetaker Series)


False Trust
by Jennifer Youngblood
Rating: 4.6

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Enjoy this fast-paced, tender romance by best-selling author Jennifer Youngblood.

After a rough road, Victoria Compton’s life is finally starting to fall into place. She has her own dance studio and a handsome, rich boyfriend who wants to whisk her away for the weekend to his condo in the Bahamas. Things take an unexpected turn when Victoria makes an impromptu visit to Dominic’s office and witnesses a murder. Her life spirals out of control as she takes her two kids and flees New York…


Avenger
by Frederick Forsyth
Rating: 4.4

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Frederick Forsyth is back with Avenger! A heart-stopping thriller of murder, intrigue, deception, and revenge

Attorney Calvin Dexter hangs his shingle in a quiet New Jersey town, has a reasonably successful practice, and takes the hills strong while triathlon training. But Dexter is no ordinary lawyer. On Sundays, he reads the paper and shuffles around his dark, empty house, trying to forget about a life he has lost forever.


Dragon’s Storm
by Anastasia Wilde
Rating: 4.4

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A witch with the power of prophecy. A dragon whose business is to believe in fairy tales.  Their bond may be the last hope to keep evil from rising…or it may ignite an apocalypse…

All her life, Tempest has been burdened with the ability to see the future—and the responsibility to stop bad things from happening. But now that she finally needs that power to survive, it’s turned into more of a curse than ever.

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(Wild Dragons)


Patient Zero
by Jonathan Maberry
Rating: 4.4

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When you have to kill the same terrorist twice in one week there’s either something wrong with your world or something wrong with your skills… and there’s nothing wrong with Joe Ledger’s skills. And that’s both a good, and a bad thing. It’s good because he’s a Baltimore detective that has just been secretly recruited by the government to lead a new taskforce created to deal with the problems that Homeland Security can’t handle.

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(A Joe Ledger Mysteries)


Relatively Normal
by Whitney Dineen
Rating: 4.5

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“I laughed, I cried, and I laughed some more–this is one you don’t want to miss!”Loretta Nyhan, bestselling author of Digging In

He plans trips six months in advance and arrives at the airport a minimum of three hours early. He purchases life insurance, luggage insurance, and always opts for the extended warranty. He’s responsible, reliable, and would make any woman a wonderful life partner. In other words, he’s the exact opposite of the Masterton clan.

Thursday’s Mystery eBooks

Fangs in Fondant
by Melissa Monroe
Rating: 4.5

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Priscilla Pratt is 377 years old, give or take a decade. She’s the best baker in Bellmare, Massachusetts, and just wants to continue to lead a quiet life in the quaint and haunted tourist destination. Not even an elaborate, last-minute wedding cake commission–a multi-tiered, fondant replica of Dracula’s castle–could be a stake in her side.

But when the bride turns up dead hours before the wedding, Priscilla and her pastries are the first to be suspected. Priscilla will have to get to the bottom of this frosting-laden murder, or her business and reputation will be six feet under.

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(Priscilla Pratt Cozy Mysteries)


Year Zero
by Rob Reid
Rating: 4.0

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Low-level entertainment lawyer Nick Carter thinks it’s a prank, not an alien encounter, when a redheaded mullah and a curvaceous nun show up at his office. But Frampton and Carly are highly advanced (if bumbling) extraterrestrials. The entire cosmos, they tell him, has been hopelessly hooked on American pop songs ever since “Year Zero” (1977 to us), resulting in the biggest copyright violation since the Big Bang and bankrupting the whole universe. Nick has just been tapped to clean up this mess before things get ugly.


A Hamilton Christmas
by Sheila Kell
Rating: 4.4

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Blake Hamilton – the family patriarch – invited his growing family to a remote Colorado lodge for more reasons than enjoying Christmas. He should’ve known that with his sons and daughter, trouble would find them. The important news he has to share takes a back seat when one problem after another hits them.

When the allegations are proved wrong, but a criminal is on the loose while the weather is working against them, can the Hamiltons protect their family, and the guests relying on them, before events are out of their control?

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(HIS Series)


The Magpies
by Mark Edwards
Rating: 4.0

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When Jamie and Kirsty move into their first home together, they are full of optimism. The future, in which they plan to get married and start a family, is bright. The other residents of their building seem friendly too, including the Newtons, a married couple who welcome them to the building with open arms.

But then strange things start to happen. Dead rats are left on their doorstep. They hear disturbing noises, and much worse, in the night. After Jamie’s best friend is injured in a horrific accident, Jamie and Kirsty find themselves targeted by a campaign of terror.


The Jekyll Revelation
by Robert Masello
Rating: 4.2

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A chilling curse is transported from 1880s London to present-day California, awakening a long-dormant fiend.

While on routine patrol in the tinder-dry Topanga Canyon, environmental scientist Rafael Salazar expects to find animal poachers, not a dilapidated antique steamer trunk. Inside the peculiar case, he discovers a journal, written by the renowned Robert Louis Stevenson, which divulges ominous particulars about his creation of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. It also promises to reveal a terrible secret—the identity of Jack the Ripper.


Quinten: Fairplay Shifters
by Serena Meadows
Rating: 4.8

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Up until her brother lost his mind and married a witch, Penny had been perfectly happy with her life, now everything is turned upside down. Suddenly head of the family, she’s been given the task of escorting one of the most annoying, but attractive, men she’s ever met around the Rocky Mountains in the dead of winter. When what she thought would be a quick trip suddenly turns deadly, Penny discovers that love is stronger than magic. For most of his life, Quinten has had one focus, becoming Grand Inquisitor of the witch’s council.


Robicheaux
by James Lee Burke
Rating: 4.5

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Dave Robicheaux is a haunted man. From the acts he committed in Vietnam, to his battles with alcoholism, to the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts pepper his reality. Robicheaux’s only beacon remains serving as a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana.

It’s in that capacity that Robicheaux crosses paths with powerful mob boss, Tony Nemo. Tony has a Civil War sword he’d like to give to Levon Broussard, a popular local author whose books have been adapted into major Hollywood films.

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(Dave Robicheaux)

Wednesday’s Mystery eBooks

A Whiskey Sour Wipeout
by Constance Barker
Rating: 4.5

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The Grumpy Chicken Gang Loses One of Its Own

When the Grumpy Chicken ghost starts kicking up dust in the pub, her warnings jive with the town’s medium Star. Star is visited by the ghost of one of Dog’s old army buddies and he has a warning. These spooky revelations lead the gang on a hunt for a killer and one of them may not come home alive.

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(The Grumpy Chicken Irish Pub Mysteries)


The Lazarus Protocol
by David Bruns, Chris Pourteau
Rating: 4.3

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Four lives collide as Earth stands on the brink of mass extinction… Mother Nature is mad as hell. Monster hurricanes … freak sandstorms … roasting wildfires. Species disappear every day. Is humanity next?

Though some believe our future lies among the stars, the American President funds the Lazarus Protocol—a last-ditch attempt to reverse Earth’s climate crisis through geoengineering. But the New Earth Order—a mysterious league of reactionary activists with sleeper agents around the world—pursues another outcome: the subjugation of mankind to nature itself.

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(The SynCorp Saga)


Influencer Fast Track
by Gundi Gabrielle
Rating: 4.8

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YOU = INFLUENCER!! – Have a passion project you want to share with world? – Something amazing you always wanted to do, but don’t know how to reach an audience? Marketing feels like wondering in a strange, foreign land and you feel totally overwhelmed?

Then let this little book walk you through SassyZenGirl’s proven 7-STEP FORMULA to go from ZERO (followers) to INFLUENCER STATUS in just a few months!

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(Influencer Fast Track Series)


Omega Days
by John L. Campbell
Rating: 4.4

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When the end came, it came quickly. No one knew where or exactly when the Omega Virus started, but soon it was everywhere. And when the ones spreading it can’t die, no one stands a chance of surviving.

San Francisco, California. Father Xavier Church has spent his life ministering to unfortunate souls, but he has never witnessed horror like this. After he forsakes his vows in the most heartrending of ways, he watches helplessly as a zombie nun takes a bite out of a fellow priest’s face…

University of California, Berkeley. Skye Dennison is moving into her college dorm for the first time, simultaneously excited to be leaving the nest and terrified to be on her own. When her mother and father are eaten alive in front of her, she realizes the terror has just begun…

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(An Omega Days Series)


The Keepsake
by Tess Gerritsen
Rating: 4.5

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For untold years, the perfectly preserved mummy had lain forgotten in the dusty basement of Boston’s Crispin Museum. Dubbed “Madam X,” the recently rediscovered mummy is, to all appearances, an ancient Egyptian artifact. But medical examiner Maura Isles discovers a macabre message hidden within the corpse–horrifying proof that this “centuries-old” relic is instead a modern-day murder victim. When the grisly remains of two other women are found, it becomes clear to Maura and Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli that a maniac is at large.

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(An Omega Days Series)


Summer Knight
by Jim Butcher
Rating: 4.6

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Ever since his girlfriend left town to deal with her newly acquired taste for blood, Harry Dresden has been down and out in Chicago. He can’t pay his rent. He’s alienating his friends. He can’t even recall the last time he took a shower. The only professional wizard in the phone book has become a desperate man.

And just when it seems things can’t get any worse, in saunters the Winter Queen of Faerie.

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(The Dresden Files Series)