Sunday’s Mystery eBooks

Date with Betrayal
by Julia Chapman
Rating: 4.7 #ad


Death is coming to Bruncliffe: its target is Samson O’Brien. Oblivious to his impending date with fate, Samson is busy juggling a number of cases at the Dales Detective Agency. Too busy, in fact, to notice his partner behaving oddly.

Because Delilah Metcalfe knows what is coming. A hitman. Sent from London with one objective: to finally silence the troublesome O’Brien before his corruption case can make it to court.

by Catherine Coulter
Rating: 4.7 #ad


When she was twelve years old, Kirra Mandarian’s parents were murdered and she barely escaped with her life. Fourteen years later Kirra is a commonwealth attorney back home in Porte Franklin, Virginia, and her goal is to find out who killed her parents and why. She assumes the identity of E.N. – Eliot Ness – and gathers proof to bring down the man she believes was behind her parents’ deaths. She quickly learns that big-time criminals are very dangerous indeed and realizes she needs Dillon Savich’s help. Savich brings in Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith to work with Lieutenant Jeter Thorpe, the young detective who’d saved Kirra years before.

The Mazatlan Showdown
by Patrick Weill
Rating: 4.5 #ad


Jeff Walker is furious. His father was murdered before he was born, and his mother died of a broken heart. Longing to confront the killer, Walker moves to the United States, but he can’t find the man. Then, when he sees a shooting on a yacht and swims out to the rescue, he finds himself up against a vicious gang of smugglers that wants him dead.

With the help of fellow lifeguard Tony Park and their best friends, Walker struggles to survive while working with law enforcement to investigate the smugglers, and the case takes a personal turn when he’s captured by an enemy from the past.

The Hunt
by Faye Kellerman
Rating: 4.1 #ad


Peter and his partner, Detective Tyler McAdams, are thrown into an unsolved case and propelled into action when a body is found in the very woods where a man previously went missing in upstate New York.

But that’s not the only crisis that Peter has to deal with.

Teresa McLaughlin, the biological mother of Peter and his wife Rina’s foster son, Gabe, has fled to Los Angeles with her two children in tow, hoping to avoid a court injunction amid a messy divorce. But LA is no escape from her problems—she is found by ruthless men and beaten mercilessly. When she wakes, barely conscious, Teresa discovers that both of her children are gone and frantically calls Gabe for help.

The Couple at Number 9
by Claire Douglas
Rating: 4.2 #ad


The Victims . . . When pregnant Saffron Cutler moves into 9 Skelton Place with boyfriend Tom and sets about renovations, the last thing she expects is builders uncovering human remains. The remains of two bodies, in fact.

The Investigation . . . Forensics indicate the bodies have been buried at least thirty years. Saffy has nothing to worry about—until the police launch a murder inquiry and ask to speak to the cottage’s former owner. Her grandmother, Rose.

The Witness . . .

Last Seen
by Rick Mofina
Rating: 4.6 #ad


As a reporter for a big Chicago newspaper, Cal Hudson has journeyed into society’s darkest corners and expose the vilest crimes. But the world he and his wife share with their nine-year-old son is much nicer. They have made sure of it, creating a tranquil haven in suburban River Ridge to protect the person most precious to them. Until the unthinkable happens.

When their son disappears at a local carnival, the Hudsons’ storybook world is shattered. A frantic search begins to uncover splinters in their carefully crafted facade, revealing secrets that cast just as much suspicion on Cal and his wife as any ill-meaning stranger.

Jeb Strauss and Grant’s Gold
by John Suter
Rating: 5.0 #ad


A lost gold shipment from Ulysses S. Grant lies buried in the sediments of the Tennessee River.

Treasure hunter, Jeb Strauss, is hired by a mysterious woman to find the wreck and the treasure hidden within. It should be a simple recovery operation, but someone doesn’t want the gold to ever see the light of day.

Cleaning the Gold
by Karin Slaughter, Lee Child
Rating: 4.0 #ad


Twice the action. Twice the drama. Double the trouble.

Will Trent is undercover at Fort Knox. His assignment: to investigate a twenty-two-year-old murder. His suspect’s name: Jack Reacher.

Jack Reacher is in Fort Knox on his own mission: to bring down a dangerous criminal ring operating at the heart of America’s military. Except now Will Trent is on the scene.

My MacArthur
by Cindy Fazzi
Rating: 4.2 #ad


The year is 1930. The place: Manila. Douglas MacArthur is the most powerful man in the Philippines, a United States colony. He’s fifty years old, divorced, and he falls in love at first sight with a ravishing young Filipino woman. He writes her a love note on the spot. Her name is Isabel Rosario Cooper, an aspiring movie actress. One glance at his note and she thinks of him as my MacArthur.
MacArthur pursues his romantic obsession even though he’s breaking numerous taboos. She reciprocates his affection because he could open doors for her financially struggling family. That MacArthur happens to be handsome compensates for the fact that he’s as old as her father.

The Good Girl’s Guide to Murder
by Susan McBride
Rating: 4.1 #ad


In the second installment of Susan McBride’s Debutante Dropout mystery series, Dallas heiress Andrea Kendricks must expose a high-society assassin … before she becomes the killer’s next target.

Website designer and high-society rebel Andrea Kendricks would never have gotten involved with ego-in-pumps lifestyle hostess Marilee Mabry if it weren’t for the underhanded machinations of Andy’s upper-crust mama. But thanks to Mother Cissy, Andy’s donning designer duds to attend a launch party at the intolerable domestic diva’s new Dallas TV studio—and she’s on hand to witness the celebration site go up in flames!

Apexian warriors omnibus
by Arcadia Shield
Rating: 4.5 #ad


These alien warriors might be trouble, but their human partners are more than a match for them.

This 3-book omnibus of sci-fi romance action novels has a crew of feisty, smart human women, gorgeous Apexian alien warriors, action-packed battles, funny, quirky alien critters, and steamy scenes set in space. If you like muscled alien warriors, women who know how to hold their own, and hot romance, you’ll love the Apexian warriors series.

The Truth With Lies
by Stephanie Hurt
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Leah Carson led a simple life. But all of that changed when her friend Dana, whom she hadn’t seen for five years, knocked on her door in the middle of the night. Five days later Dana turns up dead, Leah’s house is ransacked, and things begin turning up about Dana’s last five years that don’t add up. Just as Leah is wrapping her head around everything, Dana’s death is labeled a homicide and Leah is the prime suspect.

Jake Truitt steps in to investigate the break-in at Leah’s house and the missing friend, Dana. The more he finds out about Dana, the crazier this story gets. Then when the DA puts a bullseye on Leah, Jake makes it his mission to clear her name. But the battle is only just beginning.

Ballistic Kiss
by Richard Kadrey
Rating: 4.5 #ad


Sandman Slim is back in Los Angeles and kicking more supernatural ass in this inventive, high-octane page-turner – the next to last volume in the popular and acclaimed fantasy adventure series from New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey.

As the battle between warring angels continues, James Stark is focused on seemingly simpler matters now that he’s resurfaced on earth: an invasion of ghosts. L.A.’s Little Cairo neighborhood has suddenly been overrun by violent spirits, and Thomas Abbott knows if anyone can figure out why they’ve appeared—and how to get rid of them – it’s Stark…