Monday’s Mystery eBooks

Message in the Mantel
by Kathi Daley
Rating: 4.7


After suffering a personal tragedy Abby Sullivan buys a huge old seaside mansion she has never even seen, packs up her life in San Francisco, and moves to Holiday Bay Maine, where she is adopted, quite against her will, by a huge Maine Coon Cat named Rufus, a drifter with her own tragic past named Georgia, and a giant dog with an inferiority complex named Ramos. What Abby thought she needed was alone time to heal. What she ended up with was, an inn she never knew she wanted, a cat she couldn’t seem to convince to leave, and a new family she’d never be able to live without.

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(The Inn at Holiday Bay Cozy Mysteries)

Gold, Silver and Bombs
by Ted Tayler
Rating: 4.0


The eyes of the world are on London 2012. British security services anticipate an organised terror attack.  Safety is paramount. What if the real danger comes from a lone wolf?

In the run-up to the Games, action is taken against a banker whose lavish lifestyle was financed by his unwitting clients. A grooming gang exploiting vulnerable teenage girls in Swindon has to be stopped and there’s the curious case of the missing security van.

There’s scarcely time to take a breath. At Larcombe, Athena and Phoenix grow close. Could this prove a distraction? Will they be alert to the dangers in the capital and the Games sites across the country? Could a bomber slip through the net?

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(The Phoenix Mysteries)

The Heroes of Arkana: The Compete Series
by A.B. Whelan
Rating: 4.0


THE COMPLETE SERIES and BONUS PREQUEL NOVELLA (about Victor Sorren’s journeys and inner struggles that made him a Byronic hero of the series.)

From Amazon best-selling writer A.B. Whelan comes an epic adventure of courage, survival, devotion, and love portrayed through the eyes of star-crossed lovers who are more than meets the eye. It’s a coming-of-age, sci-fi fantasy tale of superhumans, shapeshifters, and mighty warriors set in a detailed and richly imagined world.

Moscow Rules
by Daniel Silva
Rating: 4.6


The death of a journalist leads Israeli spy Gabriel Allon to Russia, where he finds that, in terms of spycraft, even he has something to learn in this #1 New York Times bestseller.

Moscow is no longer the gray, grim city of Soviet times. Now it is awash with oil wealth and choked with bulletproof Bentleys. But in the new Russia, power once again resides behind the walls of the Kremlin. Critics of the ruling class are ruthlessly silenced. And a new generation of Stalinists plots to reclaim an empire—and challenge the United States.

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(Gabriel Allon Mysteries)

Tali Nohkati, The Great Crossing
by Koza Belleli, Dorine Heller
Rating: New release


“…covers more ground and cultural range than most such tales, but retains a classic feel and a solid heart.”IndieReader

Creators of the World, Coyote and the Moon pay special attention to the only survivor of a blazing fire, Tali Nohkati, as the child takes his first steps. At the end of a long journey rich in animal encounters that takes him from the White Land to the Land of the Red Earth, Tali is finally adopted by a tribe.

After saving Nuttah from the sacrifice of the Morning Star, Tali seeks refuge in the mangrove close to Hitchiti the Alligator and Raven the Raven where Cagama the Turtle advises them to go to sea.

A Merciful Fate
by Kendra Elliot
Rating: 4.7


In this Wall Street Journal and Amazon Charts bestseller, there are no such things as little secrets…

Raised by preppers, survivalist and FBI agent Mercy Kilpatrick has a deep-rooted need for a safe place. Her getaway in the Cascade Foothills is her secret. But when skeletal remains are unearthed—those of a murdered man linked to a notorious heist—Mercy realizes she isn’t the only one with something to hide.

Thirty years ago, an armored-car robbery turned deadly. The mastermind was captured. Four conspirators vanished with a fortune.

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(Mercy Kilpatrick Mysteries)

Highlander Unchained &
Forbidden Highlander
by Donna Fletcher
Rating: 4.3


Cree & Dawn Series Books 1 & 2

The infamous warrior Cree is paraded before the village Dowell and though shackled and wounded he walks with arrogant pride, meeting all the curious and fearful stares of the villagers with a fierceness that has them quickly turning their heads away, all but one woman.

The situation grows worse when warriors from the McClusky clan arrive in the village and the laird Kirk McClusky claims that Dawn is his daughter. Dawn wonders if it can be true and though her father insists she return home with him, she knows her love for Cree will never allow her to leave him. She cannot envision life without him.