Wednesday’s Mystery eBooks

Murder on an Irish Farm
by Carlene O’Connor
Rating: 4.6 #ad

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If only her mother could be here! The entire O’Sullivan brood—not to mention the regulars from Naomi’s Bistro – have gathered at St. Mary’s Church for the wedding of Siobhán and Macdara. It’s not every day you see two garda marrying each other. Only Siobhán’s brother James is missing. They can’t start without him.

But when James finally comes racing in, he’s covered in dirt and babbling he’s found a human skeleton in the old slurry pit at the farmhouse. What farmhouse? Macdara sheepishly admits he was saving it as a wedding surprise: he purchased an abandoned dairy farm. Duty calls, so the engaged garda decide to put the wedding on hold to investigate.

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(An Irish Village Mysteries)


Three Weeks in Washington
by Luana Ehrlich
Rating: 4.8 #ad

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Titus uncovers a plot to attack the nation’s capital with chemical weapons. Can he convince a Syrian asset to help him stop the deadly attack?

Encountering a Shooter . . . CIA intelligence operative, Titus Ray, arrives in Washington, D.C. on the day a terrorist enters the Washington Navy Yard and murders five people. Convinced the incident is connected to a Hezbollah plot to use chemical weapons on an American city, Titus jeopardizes his own career to interrogate the killer and learn the truth.

Exposing a General . . . After the shooter reveals the identity of an Iranian deep-cover operative living in Washington, D.C., Titus embarks on an intelligence operation spanning two continents and exposing an Iranian general obsessed with destroying America.

Engaging an Enemy . . .

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(Titus Ray Thrillers)


The Thursday Murder Club
by Richard Osman
Rating: 4.3 #ad

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In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves the Thursday Murder Club.

When a local developer is found dead with a mysterious photograph left next to the body, the Thursday Murder Club suddenly find themselves in the middle of their first live case.

As the bodies begin to pile up, can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer, before it’s too late?

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(A Thursday Murder Club Mysteries)


The Vanishing
by Wendy Webb
Rating: 4.4 #ad

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Recently widowed and rendered penniless by her Ponzi-scheming husband, Julia Bishop is eager to start anew. So when a stranger appears on her doorstep with a job offer, she finds herself accepting the mysterious yet unique position: caretaker to his mother, Amaris Sinclair, the famous and rather eccentric horror novelist whom Julia has always admired . . . and who the world believes is dead.

When she arrives at the Sinclairs’ enormous estate on Lake Superior, Julia begins to suspect that there may be sinister undercurrents to her “too-good-to-be-true” position.


The Disappearing Act
by Catherine Steadman
Rating: 4.0 #ad

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A woman has gone missing. But did she ever really exist?

A leading British actress hoping to make a splash in America flies to Los Angeles for the grueling gauntlet known as pilot season, a time when every network and film studio looking to fill the rosters of their new shows entice a fresh batch of young hopefuls—anxious, desperate, and willing to do whatever it takes to make it.

Instead, Mia Eliot, a fish out of water in the ruthlessly competitive and faceless world of back-to-back auditioning, discovers the sinister side of Hollywood when she becomes the last person to see Emily, a newfound friend.


Subject A36
by Teri Polen
Rating: 4.3 #ad

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If genetic engineering could guarantee you and your family perfect health and unparalleled beauty, would you pay top dollar for it? Would you kill for it?

Residents of the Colony would. And do. Only the Insurgents can stop them. Seventeen-year-old Asher Solomon is a premier operative with the Insurgents. He and his team have rescued countless hostages, saving them from painful deaths in Colony labs as desirable genetic traits are stripped from their bodies.

He’s also suffered more losses than anyone should have to.

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(The Insurgent)


Unhinged
by Thomas Enger, Jørn Lier Horst
Rating: 4.2 #ad

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When police investigator Sofia Kovic uncovers a startling connection between several Oslo murder cases, she attempts to contact her closest superior, Alexander Blix before involving anyone else in the department. But before Blix has time to return her call, Kovic is shot and killed in her own home – execution style. And in the apartment below, Blix’s daughter Iselin narrowly escapes becoming the killer’s next victim.

Four days later, Blix and online crime journalist Emma Ramm are locked inside an interrogation room, facing the National Criminal Investigation Service. Blix has shot and killed a man, and Ramm saw it all happen.

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(Alexander Blix Mysteries)


The Girl in the Letter
by Emily Gunnis
Rating: 4.3 #ad

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A heartbreaking letter. A girl locked away. A mystery to be solved.

1956. When Ivy Jenkins falls pregnant she is sent in disgrace to St Margaret’s, a dark, brooding house for unmarried mothers. Her baby is adopted against her will. Ivy will never leave.

Present day. Samantha Harper is a journalist desperate for a break. When she stumbles on a letter from the past, the contents shock and move her. The letter is from a young mother, begging to be rescued from St Margaret’s. Before it is too late. Sam is pulled into the tragic story and discovers a spate of unexplained deaths surrounding the woman and her child.


Kingdom of Sails
by Levi Werner
Rating: 4.5 #ad

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Lox has made friends and gotten a good start to his new life in WoM.

After spending some time hunting down the remnants of the pirate fleet, Lox is guided by Vannessa down to the Kingdom of Sails. There he gets swept up a quest that will shake this kingdom to its core.

Sailing his ship, the Audacious, Lox embraces a life of the high seas and explores this strange realm nestled in one of the most beautiful and enormous archipelagoes in any world.

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(World of Magic Mysteries)

Tuesday’s Mystery eBooks

Mysteries, Midsummer Sun and Murders
by Multiple Authors
Rating: 5.0 #ad

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Poisonous picnics, burgled barbeques, deadly deckchairs… and midsummer mayhem!

From a brilliant bunch of amazing authors, including multiple prizewinners and USA Today best sellers, comes this wonderful collection of 21 summer-themed cozy mysteries.

Featuring peril at the pool, blood on the beach, and felony at the festival, these fabulous stories—21 brand new and exclusive tales—will keep you entertained until long after the sun has set.


Autumn’s Strike
by Mary Stone
Rating: 4.5 #ad

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Strike first, or strike out . . .

Dr. Autumn Trent hasn’t even finished the paperwork from her first official case as a federal agent before she and the rest of the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit are called to Washington, DC to investigate a series of home invasions. The six victims have very little in common other than they’re all wealthy couples brutally slayed just hours before hosting a dinner party. Who targeted them, and why?

Most importantly…who’s next?

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(Autumn Trent FBI Mysteries)


Time After Tyme
by Kay DiBianca
Rating: 4.5 #ad

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WITH TIME ALL THINGS ARE REVEALED

Nancy Drew meets Tom Sawyer in this delightful and thought-provoking romp through the third book in The Watch Series of clean mysteries. Secret codes and university intrigue combine to give Kathryn Frasier and Cece Goldman a new and puzzling mystery to solve. But things get dicey when two misguided young girls wander into the middle of the investigation and decide to solve it themselves.

Can Kathryn and Cece decipher the codes and protect the youngsters before the killer strikes again?

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(The Watch Mysteries)


Endless Winter Collection
by Riley Miller, Grace Hamilton
Rating: 4.5 #ad

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A brutal new Ice Age covers the Earth…

When an experiment to reverse climate change goes disastrously wrong, Jarred and his daughter Hope are forced to head south in search of warmth. This man-made eternal winter shows no signs of stopping, and with temperatures continuing to plummet, fears of a new ice age drive survivors into a panic.

Jarred and Hope don’t have the wilderness skills needed to survive this disaster. But when their car spins out of control, they’re forced to fend for themselves in the ruthless and unforgiving forest surrounding them. And as they journey through the snow-swept wilderness, they slowly discover they are not alone…


Undone
by Karin Slaughter
Rating: 4.5 #ad

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In the trauma center of Atlanta’s busiest hospital, Sara Linton treats the city’s poor, wounded, and unlucky—and finds refuge from the tragedy that rocked her life in rural Grant County. Then, in one instant, Sara is thrust into a frantic police investigation, coming face-to-face with a tall driven detective and his quiet female partner…. In Undone, three unforgettable characters from Karin Slaughter’s New York Times bestselling novels Faithless and Fractured collide for the first time, entering an electrifying race against the clock—and a duel with unspeakable human evil.

In the backwoods of suburban Atlanta, where Sara’s patient was found, local police have set up their investigation. But Georgia Bureau of Investigation detective Will Trent doesn’t wait for the go-ahead from his boss—he plunges through police lines, through the brooding woods, and single-handedly exposes a hidden house of horror buried beneath the earth. Then he finds another victim.…

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(Will Trent Mysteries)


The Heart of a Hussar
by Griffin Brady
Rating: 4.5 #ad

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He’s determined to protect his country. But can he defend himself against the ultimate betrayal?

Muscovy, 1610. Jacek Dąbrowski yearns to be recognized for his valor. Hoping his recent promotion to lieutenant will help secure the lands he desires, the twenty-two-year-old Polish cavalry officer earns instead the enmity of his captain. And his out-of-character rescue of two innocents from slaughter sets in motion a chain of grave consequences.

Discovering the young woman and her brother are not Russian enemies and have no kin, Dąbrowski escorts them back to the castle in his homeland. But as the rivalry with his superior grows and the blossoming beauty sparks a fire in his heart, the brave horseman may find his dreams of glory lying in tatters.

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(A Hussar’s Promise Mysteries)


In the Heart of the West
by Leroy A. Peters
Rating: 4.3 #ad

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After the deaths of their parents in Nantucket, Massachusetts, the three young Armstrong brothers—Enoch, 21, Moses, 18, and Elijah, 15—decide to go West to seek their fortunes. They journey first to St. Louis, Missouri, where they soon sign up for a three-year beaver-trapping expedition deep into the deadly heart of the untamed West. The brothers will contend with the unforgiving natural terrain, with hostile Indians, and with dangerous animals, including the most-feared creatures of the era, grizzly bears. But their parents have instilled in them a deep sense of fairness, an unerring moral compass, and a profound love of family that will serve them well in the Heart of the West.


Keep on Asking
by Jeffrey McClain Jones
Rating: 5.0 #ad

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Brand New Release from Jeffrey McClain Jones

His brother’s tragic accident drives him to his knees. As he begs for restoration, he is lifted beyond hope and imagination to where miracles are real. His brother in a coma, ten-year-old Josiah Winslow faces the hardest weeks of his life. Little Matty may not survive. If he does survive, he may have serious brain damage.

Praying. That’s what his family is doing, what their church is doing. As Josiah struggles to imagine the power of those prayers, a celestial visitor takes him on a miraculous ride into the realm where petitions rise toward heaven and enemies fight to oppose them.

Josiah’s glimpse into the spiritual battle zone inspires his faith. But it also reveals that Matty’s life is in the balance. What if people don’t pray enough? Or don’t have enough faith? What will Josiah do if Matty doesn’t wake up?


Wicked Uncle
by Patricia Wentworth
Rating: 4.4 #ad

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Dorinda Brown takes a job working for the wealthy Porlock family on a whim, and quickly finds it to be the hardest position she has ever had. The father, Gregory, is a charming tyrant—just the sort of man her aunt always warned her about. His wife is an overfed fool, entirely blind to the defects of her despicable son, and unsympathetic to the pain he causes his governesses. All that Dorinda can stand, for she needs the job. But when murder comes to the Porlock house, it brings along much more unpleasantness. There is a question of blackmail, first of all, and a shocking realization about Dorinda’s past. All told, it adds up to a frightful mystery—the sort that only Miss Maud Silver, the governess-turned-detective, can solve.

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(Miss Silver Mysteries)

Monday’s Mystery eBooks

Secrets of Redemption Collection
by Michele PW
Rating: 4.5 #ad

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The first three psychological thrillers in the award-winning Secrets of Redemption Series: It Began With a Lie, This Happened to Jessica, The Evil That Was Done.

A fresh start. That’s what Becca hoped the move from New York to Redemption, Wisconsin, would be for her troubled family. A way to get her crumbling marriage back on track, and to bond with her difficult 16-year-old stepdaughter.

But instead of a new beginning, Becca is thrust into a mysterious past she barely remembers. A past that includes … Complications from interacting with her old teenage crush, Daniel… Struggling to regain her memory of the night 16-year-old Jessica disappeared…


Mountain Man: Rattlesnake
by Scotty V. Casper
Rating: 4.3 #ad

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A second blockbuster Mountain man adventure in the “Finn Sullivan: Mountain Man” Western series from Scotty V. Casper!

Finn Sullivan continues his adventures in the beautiful but unforgiving American West in this continuation of his exploits, featured in “Finn Sullivan: Mountain Man – Wolverine.” Finn and his loyal Ute partner, Little Dove, find themselves on the dark, dangerous trail of a sadistic, cold-blooded Assiniboine Indian appropriately named Rattlesnake. Along this mission, they meet new folks from far-off lands and find themselves in more than a little bit of trouble. Will they catch up to the murderous, poisonous Rattlesnake, or will they succumb to the punishing West before exacting justice?

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(A Mountain Man Western Adventure)


Beneath Devil’s Bridge
by Loreth Anne White
Rating: 4.4 #ad

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A true crime podcast yields new revelations about a shocking murder in a riveting novel of suspense by Washington Post and Amazon Charts bestselling author Loreth Anne White.

True crime podcaster Trinity Scott is chasing breakout success, and her brand-new serial may get her there. Her subject is Clayton Jay Pelley. More than two decades ago, the respected family man and guidance counselor confessed to the brutal murder of teenage student Leena Rai. But why he killed her has always been a mystery.

In a series of exclusive interviews from prison, Clayton discloses to Trinity the truth about what happened that night beneath Devil’s Bridge. It’s not what anyone in the Pacific Northwest town of Twin Falls expects. Clayton says he didn’t do it. Was he lying then? Or now?


HELL: The Necromancer
by Tom Lewis
Rating: 4.5 #ad

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Evil Has a Child’s Face. A wave of occult-themed killings sweeps across Los Angeles, leaving a grisly trail of corpses in its wake. The only lead is a mysterious young girl caught at one of the crime scenes. A girl who scares the hell out of the police and the guards at the prison where she’s being kept. A girl with a terrifying secret. The power to raise the dead.

From the author of ‘Hell: The Possession and Exorcism of Cassie Stevens,’ comes a terrifying new tale of supernatural horror. Sometimes evil has a child’s face.


Fallen Angels
by Gunnar Staalesen
Rating: 4.0 #ad

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Exploring his own dark memories may be the only way to find a killer…

When Bergen PI Varg Veum finds himself at the funeral of a former classmate on a sleet-grey December afternoon, he’s unexpectedly reunited with his old friend Jakob – guitarist of the once-famous 1960s rock band The Harpers – and his estranged wife, Rebecca, Veum’s first love.

Their rekindled friendship is thrown into jeopardy by the discovery of a horrific murder, and Veum is forced to dig deep into his own adolescence and his darkest memories, to find a motive … and a killer.

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(Varg Veum Series)


The Wild One
by Nick Petrie
Rating: 4.5 #ad

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Losing ground in his fight against post-traumatic claustrophobia, war veteran Peter Ash has no intention of getting on an airplane–until a grieving woman asks Peter to find her eight-year-old grandson. The woman’s daughter has been murdered. Erik, the dead daughter’s husband, is the sole suspect, and he has taken his young son and fled to Iceland for the protection of Erik’s lawless family.

Finding the boy becomes more complicated when Peter is met at the airport by a man from the United States Embassy. For reasons both unknown and unofficial, it seems that Peter’s own government doesn’t want him in Iceland. The police give Peter two days of sightseeing in Reykjavik before he must report back for the first available seat home. . . and when they realize Peter isn’t going home until he accomplishes his mission, they start hunting him, too.

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(A Peter Ash Mysteries)


Wild Lands
by Stacey Marie Brown
Rating: 4.6 #ad

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Brexley has endured starvation and survived torture and even Warwick Farkas, the brutal legend who still haunts her like a ghost, spilling into her thoughts and life. His betrayal made her a prisoner of Killian, the gorgeous Fae Lord of Budapest.

There her life takes another unforeseen twist, something that will change the fragile alliance between the humans and the fae, and Brexley finds herself in the middle.

As weeks go by, Brexley also discovers Killian isn’t the malicious leader she was told about. As they spend more time together, their relationship begins to shift. However, when an old acquaintance turns up, she is given the chance to escape the sexy fae leader, and her entire world explodes.


More Than A Job
by Susan Payne
Rating: 4.0 #ad

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Dalton accepted the sheriff’s job for a small town only to find more than he bargained for.

The former sheriff’s house, dog, and wife were all waiting for him.

More than a job, but he couldn’t find a part of it he didn’t want.


The Chestnut Man
by Soren Sveistrup
Rating: 4.5 #ad

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A psychopath is terrorizing Copenhagen. His calling card is a “chestnut man” – a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts – which he leaves at each bloody crime scene.

Examining the dolls, forensics makes a shocking discovery—a fingerprint belonging to a young girl, a government minister’s daughter who had been kidnapped and murdered a year ago.

A tragic coincidence—or something more twisted?

Sunday’s Mystery eBooks

Nights in Rodanthe
by Nicholas Sparks
Rating: 4.7 #ad

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Struggling to care for her sick father and raise her teenage children alone, a divorced mother spends the weekend at a North Carolina inn, only to meet a former surgeon running from his past.

Adrienne Willis is 45 and has been divorced for three years, abandoned by her husband for a younger woman. The trials of raising her teenage children and caring for her sick father have worn her down, but at the request of a friend and in hopes of respite, she’s gone to the coastal village of Rodanthe in North Carolina to tend the local inn for the weekend. With a major storm brewing, the time away doesn’t look promising…until a guest named Paul Flanner arrives.


A Place of Hiding
by Elizabeth George
Rating: 4.3 #ad

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An isolated beach on the island of Guernsey in the English Channel is the scene of the murder of Guy Brouard, one of Guernsey’s wealthiest inhabitants and its main benefactor. Forced as a child to flee the Nazis in Paris, Brouard was engaged in his latest project when he died: a museum in honor of those who resisted the German occupation of the island during World War II.

It is from this period of time that his murderer may well have come. But there are others on Guernsey with reason to want Guy Brouard dead: his wives, his business associates, his current mistress, the underprivileged teenagers he mentored—any of whom might have harbored a secret motive for murder.

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(Inspector Lynley Mysteries)


A Slender Thread
by John Rhodes
Rating: 4.4 #ad

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1942: Amid the Siege of Malta, one of the most crucial battles in modern history, only extraordinary courage and willpower can turn looming defeat into victory.

The war in the Mediterranean, 1942: The outcome of World War II hangs, as Churchill says, by “a slender thread.” Erwin Rommel, Hitler’s “Desert Fox,” is poised to defeat the reeling British army in Egypt and thwart America’s first operation in Europe. Only the tiny, embattled, half-starved Mediterranean island of Malta stands in Rommel’s way…

John Rhodes, author of the award-winning Breaking Point series, weaves the fictional story of fighter pilot Johnnie Shaux and military strategist Eleanor Rand into the heartbreaking, inspiring historical fabric of World War II.

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(Breaking Point Mysteries)


The Passage
by Justin Cronin
Rating: 4.4 #ad

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1942: Amid the Siege of Malta, one of the most crucial battles in modern history, only extraordinary courage and willpower can turn looming defeat into victory.

The war in the Mediterranean, 1942: The outcome of World War II hangs, as Churchill says, by “a slender thread.” Erwin Rommel, Hitler’s “Desert Fox,” is poised to defeat the reeling British army in Egypt and thwart America’s first operation in Europe. Only the tiny, embattled, half-starved Mediterranean island of Malta stands in Rommel’s way…

John Rhodes, author of the award-winning Breaking Point series, weaves the fictional story of fighter pilot Johnnie Shaux and military strategist Eleanor Rand into the heartbreaking, inspiring historical fabric of World War II.

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(The Passage Trilogy)


The Pharmacist
by Gillian Jackson
Rating: 4.4 #ad

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A woman’s mind begins to spiral as she tries to sort out truth, lies, and mysteries about her family in a novel by the bestselling author of Abduction.

Alice’s husband is missing. Has he left her for another woman, or has something more sinister happened? In a world that is becoming increasingly muddled, Alice is unsure whom she can trust. Even her daughter appears to be lying to her. How much heartache can one person endure?


Mark of Steel
by Lynn Landes
Rating: 4.4 #ad

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From singing to becoming the target of an unseen enemy…

Marina Stephenson fills in at her friend’s bar the night her singer doesn’t show up. It was supposed to be a simple gift to help, but her life is soon in turmoil. Dubbed the “Secret Singer” by the press, Marina’s life is turned upside down when she sings to Billionaire Axl Devereaux.

Inventor, Axl Devereaux, CEO of Devereaux Knives, Inc., is ready to present his cutting-edge design to the United States military. Multiple branches of the government have heralded his work. Security has been a problem in the past, not this time. The new design could change the future more than anyone can imagine. Well, almost anyone. Someone is trying to steal the prototype, but how far will they go to get what they want? Can he trust Marina?


The Wrong Side of Goodbye
by Michael Connelly
Rating: 4.7 #ad

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Harry Bosch is California’s newest private investigator. He doesn’t advertise, he doesn’t have an office, and he’s picky about who he works for, but it doesn’t matter. His chops from thirty years with the LAPD speak for themselves.

Soon one of Southern California’s biggest moguls comes calling. The reclusive billionaire is nearing the end of his life and is haunted by one regret. When he was young, he had a relationship with a Mexican girl, his great love. But soon after becoming pregnant, she disappeared. Did she have the baby? And if so, what happened to it?

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(A Harry Bosch Mysteries)


Harbour Street
by Ann Cleeves
Rating: 4.6 #ad

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As the snow falls thickly on Newcastle, the shouts and laughter of Christmas revelers break the muffled silence. Detective Joe Ashworth and his daughter Jessie are swept along in the jostling crowd onto the Metro.

But when the train is stopped due to the bad weather, and the other passengers fade into the swirling snow, Jessie notices that one lady hasn’t left the train: Margaret Krukowski has been fatally stabbed.

Arriving at the scene, DI Vera Stanhope is relieved to have an excuse to escape the holiday festivities. As she stands on the silent, snow-covered station platform, Vera feels a familiar buzz of anticipation, sensing that this will be a complex and unusual case.

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(Vera Stanhope Mysteries)