Archive for September 2017

Saturday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

by Susan Denning


What is the cost of living life on your own terms? For a young woman on the American Frontier, the price can be high.

Aislynn Maher trusted the wrong man. To conceal her disgrace, she abandons her job, her home, her family and friends. She turns to the raw, contentious US marshal of the Wyoming Territory, Orrin Sage, who is hiding a guilty secret of his own.

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(Aislynn’s Story)

by Paul Levine


An Internet stalker turned serial killer… Jake Lassiter follows clues from Miami to London… And gets framed for murder himself.

“Paul Levine is one of Florida’s great writers, and Jake Lassiter is his greatest creation.” – Dave Barry

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(Jake Lassiter Legal Thrillers)

A Young Lawyer’s Story
by John Ellsworth


What if your boss wanted you to spy…on the U.S. government?
They tell him a U.S. Attorney is selling government secrets…But is he, really?
Meet the foreign agents who will pay top dollar for U.S. war plans…

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(Thaddeus Murfee Legal Thrillers)

The Harder They Come
by T.C. Boyle


Set in contemporary Northern California, The Harder They Come explores the volatile connections between three damaged people – an aging ex-Marine and Vietnam veteran, his psychologically unstable son, and the son’s paranoid, much older lover – as they careen towards an explosive confrontation.

Saturday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

The Death of Distant Stars
by Deborah Hawkins


As Hugh and his team of high-priced of Goldstein, Miller attorneys prepare their case, they find more and more evidence that Wycliffe has covered up the deadly properties of the drug that killed Tom.

Feeling certain of a big win, Hugh and his team take the Andrews’ case to trial. But one by one his witnesses start to die, Hugh himself is arrested in front of the jury, and a surprise witness reveals the disastrous secret of the Andrews’ marriage. Will the Andrews’ case be the end of Hugh and his empire?

Mister Kreasey’s Demon
by Raymond Nickford


Between flickerings of reality and delusion, teacher Kreasey’s love for his student Amy is strained. Could she be one of those always gathering in classroom 12D with the hunting knife that haunts him and which he believes to have already ended the life of a colleague ?

Troubled souls, the lonely, his inspiration. Broken by his street-hardened London students, can Amy’s teacher stop himself destroying she, alone, he might have trusted, might have loved?

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(Let Storm Clouds Pass Mysteries)

The Windermere Witness
by Rebecca Tope


Following a personal tragedy, florist Persimmon “Simmy” Brown has moved to the beautiful Lake District region to be closer to her charismatic parents. Things are going well, and Simmy is happy to lose herself in her work. But the peace she has found is shattered when, at the wedding of a millionaire’s daughter, the bride’s brother is found brutally murdered in the lake.

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(Lake District Mysteries)

To Die For
by Joyce Maynard


“A seductive page-turner” about a murderously ambitious cable-news star by the New York Times–bestselling author of Labor Day (The New York Times Book Review).

When she concludes that her unglamorous husband is getting in the way of her dream of stardom, the solution seems obvious: Get rid of him.

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

The Test
by Patricia Gussin


Paul instructs his lawyers to create an unusual last will and testament. This unorthodox will, which stipulates that the lions share of Pauls two billion dollar estate be given to the heirs who pass the test, was Pauls last hope of creating an enduring legacy by inspiring his children to give back to society and embrace a code of moral values.

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(Laura Nelson Mysteries)

The Woman Before Me
by Ruth Dugdall


Emma has everything Rose lacks: a faithful husband, beauty, and a healthy baby boy.

Rose meets her in the hospital after her own baby dies from premature birth, and when Emma’s child dies in a suspicious house fire shortly after, the obsessive and unstable Rose is the primary suspect.

The Siamese Twin Mystery
by Ellery Queen


With the help of his father, a gruff police inspector, Ellery sets about solving the crime.

The suspects include the victim’s valet, a pair of conjoined twins, and the mysterious Mr. Smith. In this game, the stakes are life and death.

Beyond Control
by Kit Rocha


Alexa Parrino escaped a life of servitude and survived danger on the streets to become one of the most trusted, influential people in Sector Four, where the O’Kanes rule with a hedonistic but iron fist. Lex has been at the top for years, and there’s almost nothing she wouldn’t do for the gang…and for its leader. Lie, steal, kill – but she bows to no one, not even Dallas O’Kane.

Dallas fought long and hard to carve a slice of order out of the chaos of the sectors. Lex could help him expand his empire, something he wants almost as much as he wants her. And no one says no to the king of Sector Four.

Friday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Contents Under Pressure
by Edna Buchanan


Meet Britt Montero, a crime reporter for a major Miami newspaper. She practically sleeps with a police scanner by her bedside. She’s dedicated and brave enough to pursue a story no matter where it takes her. When a high-speed police chase leads to the death of a black football hero, Britt discovers that what seems like a cut-and-dry case is actually an intricate web of racially charged violence.

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(Britt Montero Mysteries)

Too Pretty to Die
by Susan McBride


They call them “pretty parties,” and they’re the latest rage among Dallas debutantes – get-togethers with light refreshments, heavy gossip, and Dr. Sonja and her magic Botox needles. Former socialite Andy Kendricks normally wouldn’t be caught dead at such an event, but she’s attending as a favor to her friend Janet, a society reporter in search of a juicy story…

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(A Debutante Dropout Mysteries)

The Ritual
by Adam Nevill


When four old University friends set off into the Scandinavian wilderness of the Arctic Circle, they aim to briefly escape the problems of their lives and reconnect with one another. But when Luke, the only man still single and living a precarious existence, finds he has little left in common with his well-heeled friends, tensions rise. With limited experience between them, a shortcut meant to ease their hike turns into a nightmare scenario that could cost them their lives.

The Munich Girl
by Phyllis Edgerly Ring


Anna Dahlberg grew up eating dinner under her father’s war-trophy portrait of Eva Braun. Fifty years after the war, she discovers what he never did–that her mother and Hitler’s mistress were friends. The secret surfaces with a mysterious monogrammed handkerchief, and a man, Hannes Ritter, whose Third Reich family history is entwined with Anna’s.

Plunged into the world of the “ordinary” Munich girl who was her mother’s confidante – and a tyrant’s lover – Anna finds her every belief about right and wrong challenged. With Hannes’s help, she retraces the path of two women who met as teenagers…