Thursday’s Mystery eBooks

The Case of the Drop-Dead Dame
by Beth Brinkmeyer, Cinnamon Cozies
Rating: 4.4


It’s all flappers and jazz until someone loses a life.

1924. Port Vernon, Michigan – Ruby Martin is certain her new life is going to be anything but roaring fun. She has to move in with her old spinster Aunt Muriel, and wonders if she’ll end up old and marriage-less, too.

But then Ruby meets her neighbor, a vivacious flapper, and runs into two handsome potential suitors at a party that would make Jay Gatsby proud. Things seems to be looking up— until the illegal moonshine party ends in disaster.

In the Wrong Hands
by Avi Domoshevizki
Rating: 4.8


In the Wrong Hands, a thriller full of unexpected twists and intriguing characters, delves into the real-life world of DNA editing, where science and science fiction are about to meet and change the face of medicine forever.

Two unrelated bodies… A homeland security agent is found dead. Shocking evidence reveals the cause of death is the simultaneous collapse of the man’s blood vessels. When a second body, sharing the same gruesome symptoms is found the hunt is on for a frightening new kind of killer. Two friends fighting for their lives…

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(The Technothriller & Crime)

Smaller and Smaller Circles
by F.H. Batacan
Rating: 4.4


This harrowing mystery, winner of the Philippine National Book Award, follows two Catholic priests on the hunt through Manila for a brutal serial killer.

Payatas, a 50-acre dump northeast of Manila’s Quezon City, is home to thousands of people who live off of what they can scavenge there. It is one of the poorest neighborhoods in a city whose law enforcement is already stretched thin, devoid of forensic resources and rife with corruption. So when the eviscerated bodies of preteen boys begin to appear in the dump heaps, there is no one to seek justice on their behalf.

Walk the Right Road: The Complete Collection
by Lorhainne Eckhart
Rating: 4.4


WALK THE RIGHT ROAD: The Complete Collection includes all the books in this sizzling suspense series.

THE CHOICE: One woman. Two men. And a choice that could kill here.

LOST AND FOUND: A hit and run. A deserted country road. A parents’ worst nightmare.

MERKABA: Everyone thought he was dead and that’s how he needs it to stay. But the secretive dark haired beauty could ultimately be his undoing.

BOUNTY: Most cops have a past. A past they can speak of. A past they can share. But not Diane…

BLOWN AWAY, The Final Chapter: Imagine that the man who’s been the source of all your misery shows up on your doorstep…

Have His Carcase
by Dorothy L. Sayers
Rating: 4.3


When Harriet Vane finds a dead body on the beach, she and Lord Peter Wimsey must solve a murder when all the evidence has washed out to sea.

Harriet Vane has gone on vacation to forget her recent murder trial and, more importantly, to forget the man who cleared her name—the dapper, handsome, and maddening Lord Peter Wimsey. She is alone on a beach when she spies a man lying on a rock, surf lapping at his ankles. She tries to wake him, but he doesn’t budge. His throat has been cut, and his blood has drained out onto the sand.

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(The Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries)

The One Man
by Andrew Gross
Rating: 4.6


Poland. 1944. Alfred Mendl and his family are brought on a crowded train to a Nazi concentration camp after being caught trying to flee Paris with forged papers. His family is torn away from him on arrival, his life’s work burned before his eyes. To the guards, he is just another prisoner, but in fact Mendl—a renowned physicist—holds knowledge that only two people in the world possess. And the other is already at work for the Nazi war machine.

Four thousand miles away, in Washington, DC, Intelligence lieutenant Nathan Blum routinely decodes messages from occupied Poland…