Wednesday’s Mystery eBooks

Apple Pie A La Murder
by Kate Bell & Kathleen Suzette
Rating: 4.2


Welcome to Sandy Harbor, Maine, a small town with a big problem when a local businessman turns up dead. Allie McSwain, local blogger and pie baker extraordinaire, also has a problem. When she discovers the body, she becomes a suspect in his murder. Handsome Detective Alec Blanchard has his eye on Allie as a suspect and is determined to pin the murder on her.

Allie and her sidekick, Lucy Gray, set out to find the real killer before the wrong person ends up in an orange prison jumpsuit.

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(A Freshly Baked Cozy Mysteries)

Daring To Live
by Mary Vee
Rating: 5.0


Suspense that will keep you reading long into the night. Patriotism On American Soil. Little did Staff Sergeant Ethan Hartman know that being sent stateside would result in his next search and rescue mission.

Liz Westcott fights for a place to sleep after being evicted. She settles for a local train station, the only available roof. There are those who live under that roof, thieves and liars, who look for people like Liz, welcome them into their family, then prevent their escape. Liz’s only hope, until she can escape, is Daring to Live another minute.

Buried Prey
by John Sandford
Rating: 4.6


A block on the edge of the Minneapolis loop is being razed when a macabre discovery is made: two girls buried under a rotted old house. Lucas Davenport knows how long they’ve been there. In 1985, he was part of the manhunt to track down two kidnapped sisters. They were never found – until today. With the bodies discovered, Davenport has the chance to return to the crime that has haunted him for years. The deeper he probes, the more one thing becomes clear: It wasn’t just the bodies that were buried. It was the truth.

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(The Prey Mysteries)

Violent Crimes
by Phillip Margolin
Rating: 4.3


Dale Masterson, senior partner in a large Portland, Oregon, law firm, has become wealthy and successful representing the interests of oil and coal companies. When his colleague, Christine Larson, is found dead, Masterson’s business practices are put under surveillance and a lower-level employee stands accused.

The controversy surrounding the firm is magnified tenfold when Dale is found beaten to death in his mansion.

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(Amanda Jaffe Mysteries)

Loving Treasures
by Gail Gaymer Martin
Rating: 4.5


Jemma Dupre, a young childless widow, longs to be independent, but she has no resources and Claire, her mother-in-law is the only family Jemma has. When Claire decides to move back home to Loving, Jemma follows her to the resort town, and with the help of Claire’s wealthy cousin, resort owner, Philip Somerville, Claire opens a boutique, Loving Treasures, Jemma works with her but wants a life and home of her own. When Philip offers her a job, she finds herself attracted to him and declines.

by Allison Brennan
Rating: 4.5


Maxine Revere has dedicated her life to investigating murders that the police have long since given up any hope of solving. A nationally renowned investigative reporter with her own TV show and a tough-as-nails reputation, Max tackles cold cases from across the country and every walk of life. But the one unsolved murder that still haunts her is a case from her own past.

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(Max Revere Novels)

Love and Honor
by Alexa Aston
Rating: 4.8


1385 A.D. – Knighted on the battlefield for extreme bravery, Edward de Montfort accepts an invitation to serve in King Richard’s guard at the royal court. Lady Rosalyne Parry loses her parents when she is an infant and is raised by her uncle, an artist of some renown.

Rosalyne meets Edward while he is disguised as a peasant working on Canterbury’s wall, and they fall deeply in love. When Edward reveals his true identity to Rosalyne, he convinces her to come to London–and step out from the shadows in order to become recognized as an artist in her own right…