Daily Archives: June 16, 2017

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

Murder and Misfortune
by J A Whiting


On a foggy, early summer morning in Boston, Claire Rollins goes for a run along the Charles River. When a woman runner passes her in the mist, a terrible sense of alarm rushes through Claire’s body leaving her feeling anxious and uneasy. The next time she sees the young woman, Claire is thrown headlong into a confusing mystery of murder and deception.

Can Claire, with the help of her friends and her “intuition”, get to the bottom of the crime before another person loses her life?

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(A Claire Rollins Mysteries)

How Secrets Die
by Marta Perry


As Laurel Ridge embraces a stranger hungry for answers, a sinister truth is awakened. A hard-hitting reporter, Kate Beaumont unearths the deepest lies and brings harsh truths to light. But the story that lures her to the gentle town of Laurel Ridge,

 Pennsylvania, is closer to her heart than anyone knows. The details of her half brother’s sudden death have never made sense.

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(House of Secrets)

House 23
by Eli Yance


A psychological thriller that pits a community against a man, and that man against himself. Joseph Lee lost his wife, the love of his life. She was slain in their home, right under his nose. As if the grief weren’t enough, Lee was also blamed for her murder.

At the end of the day, the detectives didn’t have any proof that Lee was the murderer, but that didn’t stop the community from shunning him or his friends and family from cutting him out of their lives…

by Arthur Hailey


During five sultry days, the lives of the guests, the management, and the workers at New Orleans’ largest and most elite hotel converge. The owner has four days to raise the money to save his financially ailing property.

The general manager, once blacklisted from the hospitality business, struggles with one crisis after another.  A rebellious heiress will do anything to attain her secret desires.

Crystal Frost: The Complete Series
by Alicia Rades


Crystal Frost discovers she can see into the future, witness the past, and speak with the dead. Secrets begin to uncover themselves wherever she goes, but secrets can be dangerous. The lives of a classmate, a child, a stranger, and Crystal herself hang in the balance. If she doesn’t embrace her psychic abilities and follow her instinct, she’s not the only one who will get hurt.

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Musseled Out
by Barbara Ross


The busy summer tourist season is winding down in Busman’s Harbor, Maine, but Julia Snowden senses trouble simmering for the Snowden Family Clambake Company. Shifty David Thwing–the “Mussel King” of upscale seafood restaurants–is sniffing around town for a new location. But serving iffy clams turns out to be the least of his troubles. . .

When Thwing is found sleeping with the fishes beneath a local lobsterman’s boat, the police quickly finger Julia’s brother-in-law Sonny as the one who cooked up the crime.

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(A Maine Clambake Mysteries)

Better Off Dead Series
by Ben Muse


Killing Chase: Sometimes second chances can kill you. From the moment he woke that early March morning, Chase Hampton knew, once he was released from prison later that day, he was never going back. No matter what…

Giving Chase: The Road Home is Paved With Ill Intentions Chase Hampton has a new life, a new name . . . and a new problem. He’s been found…

Saving Chase: For Chase Hampton, fear is simply a four-letter word. After Baltimore, the headlines labeled him an enigma. Unbreakable. Alone with his thoughts, he feels anything but. Most would crumble at the situations he’s faced…

True Justice
by Robert K. Tanenbaum


For Butch Karp, chief assistant district attorney for New York County, the nightmare begins when a shocking act of negligence results in homicide. Goaded by the media’s sensational publicity, the public is screaming for blood, and

Karp’s boss, D.A. Jack Keegan, is listening. He has ordered the prosecution of a fifteen-year-old for murder, intent on making a very public example of the girl…

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(A Butch Karp-Marlene Ciampi)

Tom Clancy Support and Defend
by Mark Greaney


Dominic Caruso. Nephew of President Jack Ryan. FBI agent. And operator for the top secret U.S. intelligence agency known as The Campus. Already scarred by the death of his brother,

Caruso is further devastated when he is unable to save a friend and his family from a terrorist attack. Ethan Ross was a mid-level staffer for the National Security Council.

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(Jack Ryan Jr Series)

Blood Line
by Lynda La Plante


Anna takes on a high profile missing person investigation which might well develop into the hunt for a murderer, especially when a pool of blood is discovered but no body. Crime fiction fans who appreciate a good cop and a good murder – especially Ian Rankin, Ruth Rendell, Elizabeth George, Peter Robinson, and Val McDermid readers – will be eagerly following the trail of evidence every step of the way.

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(Anna Travis Mysteries)