Archive for May 16, 2017

Tuesday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

A Pain in the Tuchis
by Mark Reutlinger


Yom Kippur is a day of reflection and soul searching. But at the Julius and Rebecca Cohen Home for Jewish Seniors, Vera Gold misses this opportunity to atone for her many sins when she up and dies. Indeed, Vera was such a pain in the tuchis to all those around her that when her sister claims Vera was deliberately poisoned, the tough question isn’t who would want to kill her – but who wouldn’t?

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( A Mrs. Kaplan Mysteries)

Blood on the Ground
by Paul Usiskin


Murder and a dangerous love affair across the Israel-Palestine divide. Israel Police investigator Dov Chizzik, a decorated war hero and ‘Super Cop’, is promoted to head TPI – Techno Pornography Investigations – fighting Internet porn. Caught in a honey trap set by the anonymous Porn King, his career and marriage are destroyed. Down and out, living in his car, Dov is offered a solo political investigation that will open unexpected doors and introduce him to a new and dangerous love affair.

Home: Interstellar
by Ray Strong


The galaxy’s largest genetic engineering firm, and a fanatic cult of organ smugglers conspire to enslave an entire sector of space. The single person who can stop them is Meriel Hope – if only she can remember.

As a child, Meriel witnessed the slaughter of her family and spent the next ten years fighting flashbacks, nightmares, and involuntary drugs. When her busted spaceship lands on the recycle block, she must untangle the mystery of her parents’ murder or face a spacer’s funeral…

The Stranger Beside Me
by Ann Rule


Utterly unique in its astonishing intimacy, as jarringly frightening as when it first appeared, Ann Rule’s The Stranger Beside Me defies our expectation that we would surely know if a monster lived among us, worked alongside of us, appeared as one of us. With a slow chill that intensifies with each heart-pounding page, Rule describes her dawning awareness that Ted Bundy, her sensitive coworker on a crisis hotline, was one of the most prolific serial killers in America.

Tuesday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Southern Spirits
by Angie Fox


One simple mistake… For a girl who is about to lose her family home, Releases the ghost of a long-dead gangster, And opens Verity Long’s eyes to a whole new world.

When out of work graphic designer Verity Long accidentally traps a ghost on her property, she’s saddled with more than a supernatural sidekick – she gains the ability see spirits. It leads to an offer she can’t refuse from the town’s bad boy, the brother of her ex and the last man she should ever partner with.

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(Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries)

Thy Killer’s Keeper
by Edita A. Petrick


A horrific murder has taken place in Southern California. Emily Waters, a local teacher, has been bound in duct tape–leaving only her eyes exposed–and crushed to death under the wheels of a semi-trailer heading down the Eureka freeway.

The San Francisco field office of the FBI sends two of their agents to investigate further. Special Agent John Salton is just as good at hiding dark secrets as he is at making himself appear as an ordinary, everyday person. He and his partner, Special Agent Ruby Tam set to explore…

Lord of Shadows
by Shania Tyler


Mason is the leader of the Rebels, an army fighting in a secret war that is about to get real. Vampires have enslaved elves for centuries, and Mason’s men fight for their freedom.

He’s willing do anything to see his people as the victors… whatever it takes. This includes kidnapping a woman who isn’t what she seems and doing whatever he must in order to keep her close…

Stalking the Angel
by Robert Crais


Meet Elvis Cole, L.A. private eye . . . he quotes Jiminy Cricket and carries a .38. He’s a literate, wisecreacking Vietnam vet who is determined never to grow up.

The blonde who walked into Cole’s office was the bestlooking woman he’d seen in weeks. The only thing that kept her from rating a perfect “10” was the briefcase on one arm and the uptight hotel magnate on the other. Bradley Warren had lost something very valuable – something that belonged to someone else: a rare thirteenth-century Japanese manuscript called the Hagakure.

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(An Elvis Cole Mysteries)

Point of Impact
by Stephen Hunter


He was one the best Marine snipers in Vietnam. Today, twenty years later, disgruntled hero of an unheroic war, all Bob Lee Swagger wants to be left alone and to leave the killing behind.

But with consummate psychological skill, a shadowy military organization seduces Bob into leaving his beloved Arkansas hills for one last mission for his country, unaware until too late that the game is rigged.

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(Bob Lee Swagger)