Thursday’s Mystery eBooks

Myrtle Grove Garden Box Set
by Loulou Harrington
Rating: 4.7 #ad


Welcome to Myrtle Grove, a small town nestled in the lake country of Oklahoma, where life revolves around friendship, family and Sunday dinner, and no one seems to have noticed the recent rise in the local murder rate. The founding members of the Myrtle Grove Garden Club are Jesse Camden and her mother, Sophia, who are co-owners of the Gilded Lily Tea Room and Coffee House, along with Vivian Windsor, who is Myrtle Grove’s resident oil heiress and a lifelong friend of the Camden ladies.

Bonus: Recipes included in each book.

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(Myrtle Grove Garden Club Mysteries)

Surviving the Fatherland
by Annette Oppenlander
Rating: 4.7 #ad


Winner/Nominee of eight awards. This book needs to join the ranks of the classic survivor stories of WWII such as ‘Diary of Anne Frank’ and ‘Man’s Search for Meaning’. It is truly that amazing!” InD’tale Magazine

Based on a true story and set against the epic panorama of WWII, SURVIVING THE FATHERLAND is a sweeping saga of family, love, and betrayal that illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the children’s war – a tale of two youths whose courage and resilience stands for the forgotten childhood of an entire generation.

Solingen, Germany, 1940: When her father goes off to war, seven-year-old Lilly is left with an unkind mother who favors her brother and chooses to ignore the lecherous pedophile next door. A few blocks away, twelve-year-old Günter also loses his father to the draft and quickly takes charge of supplementing his family’s ever-dwindling rations by any means necessary.

A Surgeon’s Knot
by William Lynes
Rating: 4.7 #ad


2020 PenCraft Award Winner – Medical Thriller

“Heart-pounding tales of a surgical intern that are both terrifying and profound. This medical thriller will stay with you long past the final chapter.”Best Thrillers

Jackson Cooper, MD will never forget that first day, its stunning conclusion forever etched in his mind. His year as a surgical intern is a story of medical suspense, tragedy, and occasional terror, as a young physician deals with the world of surgery.

Floating Staircase
by Ronald Malfi
Rating: 4.7 #ad


Horror writer Travis Glasgow and his wife, Jodie, have bought their first house in Westlake, Maryland, just steps from Travis’s older brother’s home. Travis is buoyed by the thought of renewing his relationship with his estranged sibling and overcoming the darkness from his past. But the house has other plans for him. Travis is soon awakened by noises in the night and finds watery footprints in the basement that lead him to the nearby lake, which has a strange staircase emerging from its depths.

When Travis discovers that a former occupant of his house—a ten-year-old boy—drowned in the lake, he draws connections to his own childhood tragedy. As his brother and wife warn him to leave well enough alone, Travis is pulled into a dark obsession, following the house’s secrets to the floating staircase—and into the depths of madness . . .

The Body Keeper
by Anne Frasier
Rating: 4.7 #ad


A boy’s frozen body is found trapped in the ice of a Minneapolis lake. The horrifying discovery leads Detective Jude Fontaine and her partner, Uriah Ashby, to more bodies in the ice, all of twelve-year-old boys missing for twenty years.

Then, in one of the worst blizzards the city has ever seen, a four-year-old is abandoned on Jude’s doorstep. The child can’t tell them where he’s from, who his parents are, or how he got there. He doesn’t even know his name.

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(Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries)

Wrong Question
by Edita A. Petrick
Rating: 3.8 #ad


A newly minted intern at the prestigious New York Times has great expectations…but murder wasn’t one of them.

Bree-Ann Carver is sent to work in New York Times’ makeshift satellite office, in Idaho. Her job as an intern is to write a blog about fictional murders–and get a million subscribers. But her very first subscriber criticizes her efforts and then aggressively moves to take over her blog via his unsolicited input into her work. She invites him to unsubscribe and finds that she has no control over this particular cyber-entity. He follows her to her private chat-room, he hacks her colleagues’ email accounts and he terrorizes her through her desktop and her laptop.

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(Bridge of Lies)

The Long Call
by Ann Cleeves
Rating: 4.3 #ad


In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his estranged father’s funeral takes place. On the day Matthew left the strict evangelical community he grew up in, he lost his family too.

Now, as he turns and walks away again, he receives a call from one of his team. A body has been found on the beach nearby: a man with a tattoo of an albatross on his neck, stabbed to death.

Rebellious Secrets
by Elizabeth Rose
Rating: 4.5 #ad


The Outlaw: After being framed and stripped of his title, Sir Jacob Quincey vows revenge on the High Sheriff of Durham who ruined his life and stole his lover. With no family, land or title to his name, Jacob takes to the forest to live as an outcast. But after a few years, he’s managed to assemble an army, teaching commoners to fight. Now is the time for justice to be served, but one lady stands in his way.

The Rebellious Bride: Lady Maira Douglas, daughter of Rowen (Legendary Bastards of the Crown) resents that her father has betrothed her to the High Sheriff of Durham. The last thing she wants is to marry a man who will make her act like a lady and force her to put down her blade.

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(Secrets of the Heart)