Friday’s Mystery eBooks

Condos and Corpses
by Angela K. Ryan
Rating: 4.5 #ad


A life of service is her passion, but this stunning place could be perfect. That is, aside from the dead body…

Connie Petretta wonders if it’s time for a change. After eleven years at a Boston nonprofit, the dedicated humanitarian worker struggles to find her way as she deals with the bequest of her beloved aunt’s Florida beachside condo. But selling it goes sideways when somebody plummets from an adjacent balcony seven stories to his death.

Sleuthing on the side to absolve her friend next door of the crime, Connie finds herself enchanted by the charming gulf-front town… Can Connie clear her neighbor’s name and bring a killer to justice?

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(Sapphire Beach Cozy Mystery Series)

I Let You Go
by Clare Mackintosh
Rating: 4.3 #ad


I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast, trying to escape the memory of the car accident that plays again and again in her mind and desperate to heal from the loss of her child and the rest of her painful past.

At the same time, the novel tracks the pair of Bristol police investigators trying to get to the bottom of this hit-and-run. As they chase down one hopeless lead after another, they find themselves as drawn to each other as they are to the frustrating, twist-filled case before them.

Promise of Blood
by Brian McClellan
Rating: 4.5 #ad


Civil unrest cripples the citizens of Adro in the aftermath of the revolution that obliterated the monarchy. Now, Field Marshal Tamas and his lieutenants must confront the true cost of freedom in book one of the Powder Mage Trilogy. It’s a bloody business overthrowing a king. . .

Field Marshal Tamas’ coup against his king sent corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brought bread to the starving. But it also provoked war with the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics, and the greedy to scramble for money and power by Tamas’s supposed allies: the Church, workers unions, and mercenary forces. It’s up to a few. . .

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(Powder Mage Mysteries)

by Michael McBride
Rating: 4.3 #ad


IT LIVES. In a research hangar in Virginia, a Unit 51 team studies an ancient but long-dormant virus that can transform human physiology—and turn it into something else. . .

IT MUTATES. In the Amazon rainforest, a newly evolving life form known as Subject Z acquires the ability to think conceptually, build elaborate traps, create new carriers—and spawn a new race . . .


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(A Unit 51 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.

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, shared a friendship that spanned the years that Eva Braun was Hitler’s mistress, yet never knew that the men they loved had opposing ambitions.

Mystery Writers of America Presents Vengeance
by Mystery Writers of America Inc., Lee Child
Rating: 4.3 #ad


When a different kind of justice is needed — swift, effective, and personal — a new type of avenger must take action. Vengeance features new stories by bestselling crime writers including Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, and Karin Slaughter, as well as some of today’s brightest rising talents.

The heroes in these stories include a cop who’s seen too much, a woman who has been pushed too far, or just an ordinary person doing what the law will not. Some call them vigilantes, others claim they are just another brand of criminal.

Bridge of Lies
by Edita A. Petrick
Rating: 4.1 #ad


Accidental death turns into murder for a reporter in a small Idaho town where finding the truth could result in her own downfall…or death.

Bree-Anne Carver thought it would be a dream job working for the New York Times. But she finds herself installed at a satellite office in rural Idaho assigned to write a blog on fictional and entertaining interactive murders, playfully writing Murders-of-the-Week. She has two years to get one million subscribers. With not much else to draw on, she starts to look into local crimes by the direction of one of her cyber-stalker fans, Wrong Question

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(Wrong Question)

by Matthew Mather
Rating: 4.4 #ad


In a world where corporations have the same rights as human beings… Profit is everything and psychopathic  executives call the shots… Anything is possible.

Jake O’Connell leaves a life of crime and swears he’ll never return, but his new life as a stock broker in New York is ripped away when his childhood friend Sean Womack is murdered. Thousands of miles away in Hong Kong, scientist Jin Huang finds a list of wealthy dead people in a massive banking conspiracy. Problem is, some of the people don’t stay dead.
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