Archive for June 2017

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

Swimsuit Body
by Eileen Goudge


(Cozy) With a Hollywood movie about to start filming in the California seaside town of Cypress Bay, Tish Ballard, owner of Rest Easy Property Management, welcomes her first celebrity tenant. Delilah Ward isn’t your typical beautiful, spoiled actress; she’s America’s sweetheart.

Even Tish is charmed by the young star, which makes her gruesome discovery of Delilah’s bloodied corpse all the more gut-wrenching…

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(The Cypress Bay Mysteries)

Broken Shield
by J.D. Rhoades


(Hard-Boiled) Chief Deputy Tim Buckthorn takes center stage in this scorching sequel to the bestselling BREAKING COVER. Buckthorn and his beloved hometown of Pine Lake thought they’d seen the last of FBI agent Tony Wolf. But when evidence of a kidnapping literally falls from the sky,

Wolf returns to assist in the search for an abducted young girl. Buckthorn, Wolf, and brilliant FBI prodigy Leila Dushane race against the clock to piece the clues together.

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(Tony Wolf/Tim Buckthorn)

The Beast House
by Richard Laymon


Author Gorman Hardy is hot on the trail of another bestseller and if half what’s said about Malcasa Point is true, he’s bound to make a killing.

Petite and pretty Tyler and sexy Nora visit Malcasa full of expectation. But Malcasa Point is a place of pain, bestiality and death in The Beast House.

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(Beast House Mysteries)

All She Wanted
by Kathryn Jane


(Romantic Suspense) Meyers Security will have to take down a deadly group of organized criminals – with unexpected bedfellows – before there’s even a remote chance for Angie and Matt to have their happily ever after.

Angie Meyers loves her mystery man – the father of her teenaged son – and wants desperately for them to live as a family.
Dr. Matthias Alejandro Martinez is comfortable with things as they are. His ground-breaking research keeps him busy while he remains invisible to the world, and he loves the stolen moments he has with the mother of his child.

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(Intrepid Women Series)

Uplifting Words
by Reggie Garland


What better way to express a thought than a great quote! This book includes popular quotes from celebrities, notable people from history, and the Bible. It also has a notes section to write about how you can apply the quotes in your life to effectively create a positive change.

“When you know better, you’ll do better.”Maya Angelou.

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Lost in Wildwood
by Jason Ryan Dale


(Organized Crime/Noir) Joshua just robbed your home. The locked front door slowed him down about as long as it will take you to read this paragraph. Your jewelry, silverware, small antiques, and the loose cash you were sure would be safe in the last page of the cookbook on the shelf in the pantry all fit snugly in his backpack. Right now, Joshua is trudging along the street two blocks from your house, appearing for all the world like a twenty-something suburbanite out for a jog.

But Joshua is tired of being a thief. The danger is getting to him. The painstaking preparations are taking their toll. The disapproval of Joshua’s mother is becoming sharper, even as she accepts the help he gives their struggling family…

Triple Chocolate Murder Collection
by Sally Berneathy


(Women Sleuth/Animals) Lindsay Powell’s only secret is the recipe for her chocolate chip cookies, but she is surrounded by neighbors with deadly secrets.

 Suddenly Lindsay finds herself battling poisoned chocolate, a dead man who doesn’t seem very dead and a psycho stalker…

The Cellar
by Richard Laymon


(Horror) Arguably Laymon’s most celebrated and most infamous novel, The Cellar is the first book in his Beast House Chronicles. Only the bravest tourists dare to venture inside the sealed-up

Beast House, long rumored to be haunted. But the creature that lives in the cellar is no ghost, and its hungry! Behind the cellar door lurks a creature of pure evil.

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(Beast House Mysteries)

The Ice Beneath Her
by Camilla Grebe, Elizabeth Clark Wessel


(Psychological Thriller) Winter’s chill has descended on Stockholm as police arrive at the scene of a shocking murder. An unidentified woman lies beheaded in a posh suburban home – a brutal crime made all the more disturbing by its uncanny resemblance to an unsolved killing ten years earlier. But this time there’s a suspect: the charismatic and controversial chain-store CEO Jesper Orre, who owns the home but is nowhere to be found.

Thursday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

Stitch Me Deadly
by Amanda Lee


(Cozy) Marcy Singer owns The Seven Year Stitch, an embroidery specialty shop in the small town of Tallulah Falls, Oregon.

Trouble strikes when an elderly woman brings an antique piece of embroidery into the shop-and promptly dies of unnatural causes. Now Marcy has to stitch together clues to catch a crafty killer.

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(An Embroidery Mysteries)

Murder Under the Bridge
by Kate Raphael


(Women Sleuth) When Rania – the only female Palestinian police detective in the northern West Bank, as well as a young mother in a rural community where many believe women should not have such a

dangerous career – discovers the body of a foreign woman on the edge of her village, no one seems to want her look too deeply into what’s happened…

by Simon Wood


(Crime Fiction) Stephen Tarbell needed that promotion. But they had to go and give the job to his supervisor, Gwen Farris. Now Tarbell has had enough – and he’s about to put Gwen on notice.

She has two choices: give him a glowing review on his performance evaluation or suffer the consequences. Gwen has already survived one violent attack, fifteen years ago. But even that experience couldn’t prepare her for Tarbell’s relentless fury…

The Colony
by F.G. Cottam


(Horror) For over a century, the mystery of the New Hope Island vanishing has intrigued and tantalized. How did a community of 150 souls disappear and leave no trace behind? As abruptly as the crew of the Mary Celeste, they went missing from their lonely Island in the Hebrides without a single clue as to the nature of their departure; doomed to remain an enigma forever.

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(A Colony Mysteries)

Thursday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Cat Shout for Joy
by Shirley Rousseau Murphy


(Cozy) Awaiting the birth of his first kittens, feline P. I. Joe Grey, his companion Dulcie, and their furry sleuthing pals must unmask a killer preying on some of the most vulnerable citizens in the charming California coastal community of Molena Point.

For Joe Grey and Dulcie, life is a bittersweet mix of endings and beginnings. While they joyfully await their first litter, they are also sad for their friend, the old yellow cat Misto, whose time on earth is drawing to an end.

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(Joe Grey Mysteries)

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
by Ransom Riggs


(Adventure) A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs.

It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience.

 As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

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(Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children)



(Medical) A multi-dimensional medical thriller series featuring Virginia-born nurse/attorney Alexandra Lee Destephano, Commander Jack Francoise of the New Orleans Police Department, and Dr. Robert Bonnet, Alex’s former husband and a prominent New Orleans surgeon.

Thrillers center on the characters as they encounter murder, malpractice, the supernatural and a serial killer in The Big Easy’s most famous hospital. Crescent City Chronicles, Alex Destephano Medical Thriller series, blends hospital drama, murder, romance, political intrigue, terrorism, and the grisly work of a serial killer.

The Harmony Scroll
by Edita A. Petrick


(Technothriller) Like Indiana Jones or the Da Vinci Code prepare to be thrilled. Stella Hunter’s adopted son was born with a curse. The curse lies dormant within him and the amulets that awaken it have been destroyed, but the curse is still a death sentence shadowing Gabriel’s life. Stella discovers Gabriel can be free of the curse forever. But the golden scroll holding the incantation that can free him was lost twelve hundred years ago.

It’s why, almost a year to date from the time Carter braved a horrible blizzard just to be able to knock on Stella Hunter’s door, the two are following a trail again – this time searching for a mysterious scroll that a few unreliable historians documented in the course of time…

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(Peacetaker Mysteries)