Saturday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

Kevin O’Brien Bundle
by Kevin O’Brien


Deceptive: The houses in Willow Tree Court are sleek and modern-the kind designed to harbor happy families and laughing children…
Depraved: Molly Dennehy is trying to fit in to her new surroundings, though her neighbors are clearly loyal to her husband’s ex-wife. But that’s the least of Molly’s worries…
Disturbed: With each passing day, Molly grows more convinced that someone is watching her family, someone consumed with rage and vengeance…

Second Street Station
by Lawrence H. Levy


A historical mystery featuring the witty and wily Mary Handley, the first woman detective in Brooklyn, as she tries to prove herself in a man’s world while solving a high profile murder.

Mary Handley is a not your typical late-nineteenth century lady. She’s fiery, clever, daring – and she’s not about to conform to the gender norms of the day. Not long after being fired from her job at the hat factory for insubordinate behavior, Mary finds herself at the murder scene of Charles Goodrich, the brother of a prominent alderman and former bookkeeper of Thomas Edison.

The Blood House
by Amy Cross


Seventy-five years ago, a family of three disappeared from their remote English home. Blood was left smeared all over the floors and walls, but despite an extensive search, their bodies were never found. Now the house is ready to kill again.

On the run from his creditors, Owen Richards moves his wife and daughter out to the same house. Despite the strange portrait of an old man in the hallway, and the faint ticking sound coming from the walls, he insists that the house offers a perfect chance for them to start afresh.

Barbarian’s Prisoner
by Abella Ward


Life isn’t easy on Planet Tirron, especially when the paranoid psychopath of a king happens to be your brother. Luckily for Arana, the new prisoner that her brother has locked up in the dungeons is the most gorgeous guy she’s ever seen.

So when her brother’s paranoia and harsh punishments become unbearable, Arana knows exactly what to do: make a deal with the gorgeous prisoner. If she sets him free, he’ll take her away. But like most things in life, not all goes according to plan…

Saturday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

The Luckiest Woman Ever
by Nell Goddin


A widow in a mansion. Dark secrets. And poison, deadly poison. After amateur detective Molly Sutton stumbles on a dead body, she wastes no time before eavesdropping and elbowing her way into conversations all over the French village of Castillac. But when Chief Dufort is about to clap handcuffs on the wrong man, she’s got to do more than chat to save him. Will she have the stuff – and the skill – to pull it off?

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(Molly Sutton Mysteries)

Elmo Ritz
by Frank X Cronan


A missing divinity student found in a freezer, tabloid trash picking up the story and running with the cannibal angle and a heavenly soothsayer promoting his all herbal ‘Satanic Interceptor’ collide with a reporter trying to sort it all out despite Betty Boop at her meanest, L.A. cops who get it all wrong, a Mexican sheriff who never quits and an agreeable little dude who steals boats and watches way too much American television. The ending will blow you away.


All the Breaking Waves
by Kerry Lonsdale


After a harrowing accident tore her family apart, Molly Brennan fled from the man she loved and the tragic mistake she made. Twelve years later, Molly has created a new life for herself and her eight-year-old daughter, Cassie. The art history professor crafts jewelry as unique and weathered as the surf-tumbled sea glass she collects, while raising her daughter in a safe and loving environment – something Molly never had.

Without Time: Within Time
by Daniel Ignatius


Jimmy Moretti is a typical sixteen year old boy, who is living a quiet life in a quiet town, until he is unexpectedly thrust into a miraculous journey that forever transforms his life, rocks his town and triggers events that will ultimately change the world.

Like an intense roller coaster, the journey he experiences is exciting and unpredictable — heartwarming, as well as heartrending, as God prepares him for a mission more amazing than anything he could have imagined; placing him in the rare company of ancient prophets and apostles alike.

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

Killer Takeout
by Lucy Burdette


Key Zest magazine has assigned Hayley to write a piece on the fest’s grab-and-go food, so she’s planning on hitting up the mobile eateries while checking out the party preparations.

Hayley’s office mate, Danielle, recently elected Queen of Fantasy Fest, is also buzzing between festivities and fundraisers. But when a former royal rival gets taken out, Hayley needs to put down her party hat and her pen and figure out who served up a side of murder – before Danielle gets crowned a killer…

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(Key West Food Critic)

The House Next Door
by Darcy Coates


I live next to a haunted house. I began to suspect something was wrong with the gothic building when its family fled in the middle of the night, the children screaming, the mother crying. They never came back to pack up their furniture.

No family stays long. Animals avoid the place. Once, I thought I saw a woman’s silhouette pacing through the upstairs room… but that seems impossible; no one was living there at the time.

Hard Kill
by J. B. Turner


A senior American security adviser is missing, presumed kidnapped for his top-level military intelligence. FBI Assistant Director Martha Meyerstein needs to track him down before classified information gets into the wrong hands. She needs Jon Reznick on board. The former black-ops assassin is supposed to be on vacation with his daughter, but when Meyerstein calls, it doesn’t pay to keep her waiting.

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(Jon Reznick Thriller)

The Face of a Stranger
by Anne Perry


In this exhilarating series debut, police detective William Monk must solve the mystery of his own past.

His name, they tell him, is William Monk, and he is a London police detective. But the accident that felled him has left him with only half a life; his memory and his entire past have vanished. As he tries to hide the truth, Monk returns to work and is assigned to investigate the brutal murder of a Crimean War hero and man about town.

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(A William Monk Mysteries)

The Last Patriot
by Brad Thor


June 632 A.D.: Deep within the Uranah Valley of Mount Arafat in Mecca, the Prophet Mohammed shares with his closest companions a final and startling revelation. Within days, he is assassinated.

September 1789: U.S. Minister to France Thomas Jefferson, who is charged with forging a truce with the violent Muslim pirates of the Barbary Coast, makes a shocking discovery – one that could forever impact the world’s relationship with Islam.

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(The Scot Harvath Mysteries)

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Under an English Heaven
by Alice K. Boatwright


When Ellie Kent moves to an English village with her new husband Graham, she fears the villagers will always see her at that young American who snared their attractive vicar during his sabbatical in California. But this challenge is nothing compared to what happens when she stumbles across a body in the churchyard. The villagers insist they don’t know the murdered man, so suspicion mounts that the killer must be the incomer — the vicar’s new wife.

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(An Ellie Kent Mystery)

The Baker’s Daughter
by Douglas P. Cornelius


“A stirring story of Berlin teens’ contributions to the Resistance.”Kirkus Reviews

While chaos reigns over WW II Berlin, seventeen-year-old Liddy returns to her family’s bakery only to be confronted by a new customer – Keppler, a Nazi officer. Marek, a young man with a secretive past, labors just a few paces away in the kitchen, but where do his loyalties lie? With the Nazis? With Liddy?

Liddy’s father, Klaus, secures a night job as a prison guard where anti-Nazi dissident, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, is being held. Klaus smuggles out the pastor’s letters, but tensions rise as Keppler establishes a tenuous relationship with Liddy’s young brother, Willy.

The OPSIG Team Black Collection
by Alan Jacobson


From a USA Today–bestselling author: Three page-turning thrillers filled with suspense, international intrigue, and “nonstop action” (Jeffery Deaver).

The Hunted: When a woman’s husband mysteriously disappears, her search uncovers his hidden past involving the FBI, international assassins, and government secrets that some will go to great lengths to keep hidden.

Hard Target: The president-elect’s helicopter is sabotaged in this “terrific thriller” (Lee Child)

The Lost Codex: A stolen ancient Biblical scroll sits at the heart of a modern-day high-stakes geopolitical conflict in this “masterwork of international suspense” that ricochets from DC to Paris to Israel and beyond (Douglas Preston).

Sadie When She Died
by Ed McBain


Christmas is coming. But erudite attorney Gerry Fletcher got his present early: his wife’s body with a knife buried in it. Though he shamelessly cops to being happy she’s dead, his alibi is airtight and all signs point to a burglary gone bad. But even when detectives Steve Carella and Bert Kling follow the clues to a junky punk and get a full confession, Carella can’t quit thinking there’s something about the case that’s as phony as a sidewalk Santa’s beard.

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(87th Precinct Mysteries)