Friday’s Mystery eBooks
The Granite Coast Murders
by Jean-Luc Bannalec
Rating: 4.3 #ad
Inspector Dupin and Claire are on a two-week vacation, but while Claire seems to enjoy the quiet of the beach, Commissaire Dupin takes every opportunity to leave the beach towel. The fabulous dinners on the hotel patio and the rumors about a stolen statue of a saint are the few interesting moments of his days on vacation. But then a tourist vanishes without trace and there’s an attack on a deputy to the local assembly, who is involved in confrontations with local farmers. Shortly after that, the Britanny beach resort is shocked by the discovery of a corpse.
by Rachel Newhouse
Rating: 5.0 #ad
After a video of her act of insurrection goes viral, seventeen-year-old Philadelphia Smyrna and her family become the government’s most wanted. When she intercepts a radio transmission from her father asking for help, she knows she must find him before the government does. Adopting a fake identity, Philadelphia leaves the safety of Mars and returns to Earth. But the government isn’t the only one looking for her. When her former allies in the underground compromise her position, she realizes she’s become a pawn in a war—and both sides will sacrifice everything, including her family, to find her.
Fox Hunt is the fourth book in the RED RAIN series, a fast-paced Christian sci-fi adventure that’s perfect for fans of THE HUNGER GAMES and LEFT BEHIND.
by Laurel Osterkamp
Rating: 4.4 #ad
“An intriguing look at how power can corrupt multiple generations and the lengths people will go to get what they want, Favorite Daughters delivers a page-turning read!” – Catherine McKenzie, USA Today bestselling author of Hidden
Elyse Gibbons is out of her depth when, as an undergrad at Columbia, she’s befriended by campus superstars Aubrey Adam-Drake and Marina Hunt. While Aubrey’s grandfather is a former U.S. president and Marina’s dad is a notorious mob lawyer, Elyse was raised in Pennsylvania by a single mother/language professor who made Elyse learn Chinese for allowance money. As her high-profile life evolves, Elyse must use the strength and perseverance she gained from her humble roots, even while joining ranks with the powerful and elite. Then, handsome and enigmatic Finn joins the three friends to form a tightly knit group of four, and life becomes even more complicated.
Well-Schooled in Murder
by Elizabeth George
Rating: 4.4 #ad
When thirteen-year-old Matthew Whately goes missing from Bredgar Chambers, a prestigious public school in the heart of West Sussex, aristocratic Inspector Thomas Lynley receives a call for help from the lad’s housemaster, who also happens to be an old school chum. Thus, the inspector, his partner, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, and forensic scientist Simon Allcourt-St. James find themselves once again outside their jurisdiction and deeply involved in the search for a child—and then, tragically, for a child killer. Questioning prefects, teachers, and pupils closest to the dead boy, Lynley and Havers sense that something extraordinarily evil is going on behind Bredgar Chambers’s cloistered walls
The Native American Experience
by Dee Brown
Rating: 4.7 #ad
Three powerful tales from the acclaimed chronicler of the American West—including the #1 New York Times bestseller, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.
Two profoundly moving, candid histories and a powerful novel illuminate important aspects of the Native American story.
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
The Fetterman Massacre
Creek Mary’s Blood
The Longest Day II
by Terry Toler
Rating: 5.0 #ad
The long-awaited sequel to The Longest Day is here.
It takes up where The Longest Day leaves off. Adon is unrecognizable. Sin has come to the once perfect world after Adam ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Destruction is everywhere.
What will come of the fallen planet? And what will happen to the astronaut from earth who brought destruction to everyone there?
by Lawrence Sanders, Vincent Lardo
Rating: 4.3 #ad
The night Palm Beach society has been eagerly awaiting has finally arrived. Matthew Hayes, once the human cannonball in a traveling carnival and now a retired millionaire, is unveiling his Amazin’ Maze, styled after the historic hedge maze at England’s Hampton Court Palace. But even this wonder is upstaged by Hayes’s wife – when she’s found dead in the center of the labyrinth. Marvelous Marlena Marvel, a sideshow wonder of amazing pulchritude, was a devotee of the black arts. But the motive for her murder is as murky as her mystical talents . . . especially when Archy McNally uncovers a link to another homicide.
by D. J. Dalton
Rating: 4.8 #ad
Flames of revenge. Rediscovered pasts. Will her powerful gifts save her from the embers of history?
Keren Stewart feels a part of her is missing. Weakened after sending an ancient artifact into the elemental realm, she’s been putting off attempting magic for the sake of a moment’s rest. But she’s plunged into chaos when a sorcerer claims her actions have unleashed bloodthirsty dragons in Las Vegas.
Wary of the man’s intent and fearful of making another deadly error, her feeble attempts to control the creatures backfire when she accidentally summons the twin sister she’d thought was dead back from the elemental realm.
by Fern Michaels
Rating: 4.6 #ad
No one weaves a story as well as beloved New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels. In the latest in the Sisterhood series, a team of unscrupulous doctors is profiting from others’ distress—but these loyal friends know just the cure . . .
For the Sisterhood, there’s a special satisfaction that comes with helping a friend in need, especially when it’s someone as dear as Charlotte Hansen. Myra Rutledge’s childhood friend has spent tens of thousands of dollars on remedies to boost longevity. But far from improving her health, the medications seem to be destroying it.