Friday’s Mystery eBooks

Secrets of Honor
by Carol Kilgore
Rating: 4.5 #ad


They have twenty-four hours to find the girl–or the matter of life or death will become more than a possibility.

By the end of a long evening working as a special set of eyes for the presidential security detail, all Kat Marengo wants is to kick off her shoes and stash two not-really-stolen rings in a secure spot. Plus, maybe sleep with Dave Krizak. No, make that definitely sleep with Dave Krizak. The next morning, she wishes her new top priorities were so simple.

As an operative for a covert agency buried in the depths of the Department of Homeland Security, Kat is asked to participate in a matter of life or death–locate a kidnapped girl believed to be held in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Hot Shot
by Sheldon Siegel
Rating: 4.5 #ad


In San Francisco, one in 11,000 residents is a billionaire. Now, there’s one fewer. Lexy Low’s sugar daddy Jeff King dies as she injects him with heroin. Was it an accident? Murder? Bad drugs?

In HOT SHOT, it’s up to public defenders Mike Daley & Rosie Fernandez to find the truth in the billionaire’s club where everybody has something to hide…

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(Mike Daley/Rosie Fernandez Mysteries)

Fallen Reign
by Nazri Noor
Rating: 4.6 #ad


Half human, half angel, 100% pissed off.

Mason Albrecht’s life changed the day the angels tried to kill him. As the son of a fallen angel king, Mason is an abomination, one who can command the Vestments, divine arms and armor summoned from heaven’s own arsenals. And everybody wants a piece: death witches, demon princes, even deities of ancient myth.

Then an enterprising enchantress offers to cloak Mason from those who would corrupt him into a living weapon. But will Mason run from supernatural entities forever, or embrace his unholy birthright and defy the very forces of heaven and hell?

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(Sins of the Father Mysteries)

Expecting to Die
by Lisa Jackson
Rating: 4.6 #ad


Some places earn their bad reputation through tall tales or chance. Grizzly Falls is different. Here, killers aren’t just the stuff of legends and campfire lore. Someone is in the nighttime shadows, watching the local teens play around in the moonlit woods. Waiting for the right moment, the right victim. Waiting to take away a life.

Detective Regan Pescoli is counting the days until her maternity leave. Exhausted and emotional, the last thing she needs is another suspected serial killer.

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(An Alvarez & Pescoli Mysteries)

The Munich Girl
by Phyllis Edgerly Ring
Rating: 4.3 #ad


The secret surfaces with a mysterious monogrammed handkerchief, and a man, Hannes Ritter, whose Third Reich family history is entwined with Anna’s.

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…

Brush Back
by Sara Paretsky
Rating: 4.6 #ad


No one would accuse V. I. Warshawski of backing down from a fight, but she’d happily avoid tangling with Chicago political bosses. Yet that’s what she ends up doing when she responds to a plea for help from an old high school flame, Frank Guzzo.

Frank’s mother Stella was convicted of killing his kid sister, but now that she’s out of prison, she’s looking for exoneration. Even though the Warshawskis and Stella never got along, V. I. agrees to make a few inquiries after she sees how hard life has been on Frank and her other childhood friends.

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(V.I. Warshawski Mysteries)

The Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries Volume One
by Dorothy L. Sayers
Rating: 4.4 #ad


A special edition of the first three classic mysteries featuring British aristocrat and sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey.

A gentleman needs hobbies. For Lord Peter Wimsey—a Great War veteran with a touch of shell shock—collecting rare books, sampling fine wines, and catching criminals help pass the time.

Whose Body?
Clouds of Witness
Unnatural Death

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(The Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries Boxset)

by A. G. Russo
Rating: 5.0 #ad


What’s going to happen to six-year-old Hunter?

His parents are dead, and his grandmother is dying. He’s left with a family legacy of addiction, depression, and suicide. Hunter’s mother, Odette, wanted the husband she left for another man, to raise him, but Nico, alcoholic, depressed, and full of rage, wants no part of the child. He cannot accept that Odette, his wife and songwriting partner, left him.

During their senior year of high school, the beautiful, multiracial Odette, with an incredible voice and stage presence, joined Nico’s band. Five hard years of trying to “make it” finally paid off, but their inexperience cost them their independence, financial stability, and vultures wanting a piece of their songs, the only thing Nico, a talented guitarist, has left. Once famous, the husband and wife’s life, with their shared love of music, lay shattered. Odette’s departure was costly, destroying their marriage, the band, and their songwriting partnership.

Perilous Dreams
by Lynn Landes
Rating: 4.6 #ad


Three lost souls are about to discover that sometimes the death of our dreams leads to the birth of our destiny.

Pursued by a psychopath across a sea of dreams, Summer Denning watches her future unravel. Dr. Charles Denning moves his family from England to start his new post at the prestigious Harvard Medical University. Bound for Boston with his wife and three daughters, he is unaware of the danger that stalks them.

On board the U.S.S. Kharon, twenty year old Summer works with her father while secretly planning her own future. Her plans take a turn when she discovers a plot against her family. The ship’s doctor, Jung Rudolph, has been waiting for the moment when he could strike and steal her father’s medical journals.