Thursday’s Mystery eBooks

The Path of the Crooked
by Ellery Adams
Rating: 4.2

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Welcome to Hope Street Church, where friendships are formed, fresh starts are encouraged, and mysteries are solved.

Cooper Lee was at a crossroads. Her boyfriend of five years had just left her for another woman, she was living in an apartment above her parents’ garage, and her job as a copier repairperson was feeling a little, well, repetitious. Hoping for a fresh start and a new outlook on life, she joins the Bible study group at Hope Street Church. The last thing she expects while studying the Bible is a lesson in murder.

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The Lost Girls
by John Glatt
Rating: 4.5

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The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus 

The book has an exclusive interview and photographs of Ariel Castro’s secret fiancé, who spent many romantic nights in his house of horror, without realizing he had bound and chained captives just a few feet away. There are also revealing interviews with several Castro family members, musician friends and several neighbors who witnessed the dramatic rescue.


Children of the Gods
by Clark Graham
Rating: 4.0

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How do you kill a god, a Greek god, one of the Ancients?

The professor had never been asked that before. Jim Burges, and his wife, Sally, eagerly awaited the answer. Jim claimed to have a murderous god stalking him and he needed to know.

The professor swallowed hard before proceeding. He knew they weren’t going to like his response.


Close Your Eyes
by Iris Johansen, Roy Johansen
Rating: 4.5

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The FBI doesn’t usually consult with music therapists to solve their cases. But Kendra Michael’s astonishing powers of observation and analysis have made her a favorite of law enforcement agencies all across the country. Blind for the first twenty years of her life, she cares little for investigative work but can’t deny her unique skill, or the results she’s been able to facilitate. Kendra learned at an early age to become hyper-aware of her surroundings, perfecting the art of picking up the most subtle audio, olfactory, and tactile cues in the world around her. Like a secret weapon, she is in high demand.

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(Kendra Michaels Mysteries)


Dark Dragon’s Mate
by Anastasia Wilde
Rating: 4.9

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Her only hope is the Darkwing Dragon – Emon, the exiled prince of a lost Draken clan. His mental powers might be the one way to reach her wolf and heal her broken mind. But Emon is wild, dangerous and half-crazy, haunted by his dark past and suffering from an untreatable wound that’s a slow, painful death sentence.

Emon has retreated to his own world – until it’s invaded by an intriguing wolf he can’t stay away from. He sees Trish as a shining light in his darkness, but his dragon recognizes—and wants—the out-of-control creature inside her. The Nightmare Wolf.


The Ones Who Never Came Back
by R.C. Bowman, Francois Vaillancourt
Rating: 4.4

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A little girl found a leg on the shore of my lake. 

The authorities won’t drain the lake to look for the rest of the body. They say it’s impossible, that five thousand acres is too much, even to look into a potential murder. The thing is… they emptied it out a while ago just to clean up some old sewage. They absolutely can drain the lake if they want to.

But maybe they know better than to try.

Wednesday’s Mystery eBooks

Twelve Angry Librarians
by Miranda James
Rating: 4.5

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Charlie is stressed out. The Southern Academic Libraries Association is holding this year’s annual meeting at Athena College. Since Charlie is the interim library director, he must deliver the welcome speech to all the visiting librarians. And as if that weren’t bad enough, the keynote address will be delivered by Charlie’s old nemesis from library school.

It’s been thirty years since Charlie has seen Gavin Fong, and he’s still an insufferable know-it-all capable of getting under everyone’s skin. In his keynote, Gavin puts forth a most unpopular opinion: that degreed librarians will be obsolete in the academic libraries of the future. So when Gavin drops dead, no one seems too upset…

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(Cat in the Stacks Cozy Mysteries)


Jar of Hearts
by Jennifer Hillier
Rating: 4.4

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This is the story of three best friends: one who was murdered, one who went to prison, and one who’s been searching for the truth all these years…

When she was sixteen years old, Angela Wong—one of the most popular girls in school—disappeared without a trace. Nobody ever suspected that her best friend, Georgina Shaw, now an executive and rising star at her Seattle pharmaceutical company, was involved in any way. Certainly not Kaiser Brody, who was close with both girls back in high school…


The Piranha Solution
by John Triptych
Rating: 3.9

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In the near future, a new space race begins. Private industry is now pushing the limits of human exploration and colonization. NASA has changed its mandate into a regulatory agency to oversee all US-based corporations and individuals involved in interplanetary expansion.When a mysterious and potentially deadly situation threatens the colonies on Mars, Stilicho must team up with a feisty NASA special agent in a race against time to avert a looming catastrophe that could end any hope of inhabiting the Red Planet.

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(Ace of Space)


Double Tap
by Steve Martini
Rating: 4.3

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New York Times bestselling author Steve Martini takes legal thrillers to a new level in this Paul Madriani novel about a soldier’s secrets and a government’s lies…

A beautiful businesswoman, founder of a high-tech software company catering to the military, is found dead, two tightly grouped bullet wounds to her a head—a “double tap,” the trademark of highly skilled assassins. Paul Madriani takes the case of the man accused of the crime: a career soldier who refuses to explain the mysterious gaps in his military résumé.

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(Paul Madriani Mysteries)


A Season in Hell
by Jack Higgins
Rating: 4.3

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An electrifying novel of blood, vengeance, and international intrigue from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Eagle Has Landed. Trained by British SAS, Irish-born Sean Egan has no problem killing whenever and wherever someone has to die. Dealing with death is second nature to him. So when his sister’s drug-poisoned corpse is found floating in the Thames, he knows it’s not an accident—it’s murder.

Bonded by their shared loss, Egan and Talbot come together, vow to find those responsible, and make them pay.


The Pam of Babylon Boxed Set
by Suzanne Jenkins, Ada Frost
Rating: 4.1

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At last, by USA Today Bestselling Author Suzanne Jenkins, the Pam of Babylon series starter collection! Contains the first five full-length novels plus two additional stories!

When Jack has a heart attack on the train from Manhattan, his wife and his two lovers discover secrets and lies…and each other. But what happens next? And how did they get to that point? Find out in this addictive soap opera, combining intrigue, mystery, drama, women’s fiction, and of course, romance!


Hangman’s Holiday
by Dorothy L. Sayers
Rating: 4.1

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Lord Peter Wimsey and Montague Egg confront menaces from purloined pearls to poisoned port in tales from “one of the greatest mystery story writers” (Los Angeles Times).

In the annals of mystery writing, Lord Peter Wimsey and Montague Egg are among the most memorable detectives. Lord Peter—noble by birth, brilliant by nature—is a fly in the ointment of criminals across Britain, turning up whenever the police ask him to lend his quick wit and keen eye to an investigation. Montague Egg is a free-spirited figure, a traveling wine salesman with an unfortunate habit of stumbling over murder scenes. Both are inimitably charming, and neither has ever failed to catch his man.

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(The Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries)

Tuesday’s Mystery eBooks

Double Fudge Brownie Murder
by Joanne Fluke
Rating: 4.1

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Life in tiny Lake Eden, Minnesota, is usually pleasantly uneventful. Lately, though, it seems everyone has more than their fair share of drama – especially the Swensen family. With so much on her plate, Hannah Swensen can hardly find the time to think about her bakery – let alone the town’s most recent murder…

Hannah is nervous about the upcoming trial for her involvement in a tragic accident. She’s eager to clear her name once and for all, but her troubles only double when she finds the judge bludgeoned to death with his own gavel–and Hannah is the number one suspect.

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(Hannah Swensen series)


Desolate Paths
by Erin Unger
Rating: 4.5

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When rehab is Brooke Hollen’s only chance at redemption, she runs straight to it. But can she survive the serial killer who hides amongst the damaged and healing?

And can she trust Kyle Reston, another rehab resident, who wants to take her under his wing? Or is he responsible for the residents who keep disappearing?


A Bone to Pick
by Melinda Leigh
Rating: 4.5

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In this gripping second novella in the Widow’s Island series, bestselling author Melinda Leigh delivers a chilling tale of murder in the Pacific Northwest.

Deputy Tessa Black gave up her career as a detective with the Seattle PD and returned to the Pacific Northwest island she calls home to care for her ailing mother. Tessa thinks her mother’s illness is the worst thing she’ll face—until she responds to a routine call in the state park and discovers a local man harpooned to a sign.

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(Widow’s Island Mysteries)


Nightflyers & Other Stories
by George R. R. Martin
Rating: 3.8

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On a voyage toward the boundaries of the known universe, nine misfit academics seek out first contact with a shadowy alien race.

But another enigma is the Nightflyer itself, a cybernetic wonder with an elusive captain no one has ever seen in the flesh. Soon, however, the crew discovers that their greatest mystery – and most dangerous threat – is an unexpected force wielding a thirst for blood and terror…


Her Dying Breath
by Rita Herron
Rating: 4.4

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Journalist Brenda Banks is on the verge of the biggest story of her career – if she can stay alive long enough to finish it. A serial killer is targeting men in the small town of Slaughter Creek, leaving behind a twisted trail of clues meant only for Brenda. It’s a dangerous, deadly game, one she cannot master without the help of FBI Special Agent Nick Blackwood, the man she’s loved since high school – and whose tormented past could hold the key to catching a killer.

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(A Slaughter Creek Series)


The Pawn
by Alexa Aston
Rating: Brand New Release

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hen three young children are separated when their father commits treason against the King of England, romance, excitement, and intrigue abound. Follow each of their stories in this exciting new series!

1338 A.D. – Exiled to a convent after her father’s execution for treason, Katelyn de Blays has fleeting memories of the man she adored and the outside world. When her brother’s search leads him to find Katelyn after many years, she is eager to leave with Landon and begin a new life. He brings her to the court of her cousin, Edward III, who betroths Katelyn to a powerful earl of Northumberland, using her as a political pawn to show his continued support of his northern noblemen.

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(The King’s Cousins)


The Midnight Book Club Super Box Set
by Jeremy Bates
Rating: 4.3

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USA TODAY and #1 AMAZON bestselling author Jeremy Bates brings you the complete collection of the award-winning Midnight Book Club short novels, which have been praised for their fast-paced plots and brilliant twists. As a bonus, you also get a digital copy of the runaway bestseller The Taste of Fear, which has garnered more than 500 five-star reviews. In total, that’s over 1000 pages of pulse-pounding suspense, action, and terror from one of the most thrilling horror writers in the business today!


A June Wedding
by Lorhainne Eckhart
Rating: 4.8

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Dearly beloved, we are gathered in this month of June for a wedding at the Parker family ranch. Or so the invitation says! Little does the family know that not just one Parker sister is getting married, but three.

After several failed attempts at their on-again, off-again romance, Justin and Mason face a contract that could end their relationship for good. Meanwhile, Naomi and Cameron’s need to overcome more than a few hurdles, including the question of whether her father will ever accept a man who has wealth and position but never his approval. Finally, there’s Scarlett and retired racecar driver Emmett, a single father with a son who’s determined to see that Scarlett and his father never say “I do.”

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(The Parker Sisters)

Monday’s Mystery eBooks

Bells, Spells, and Murders
by Carol J. Perry
Rating: 4.5

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Someone’s spreading deadly holiday cheer through Salem, Mass… Lee Barrett has landed her dream job at Salem’s WICH-TV. As the new field reporter, she’ll be covering events live as they’re unfolding. Next on her holiday checklist is an interview with the beloved chairman of a popular walking tour through Salem’s historic districts. But it may be his ghost walking this snowy Noel season after Lee finds him murdered in his stately offices, bloody Santa hat askew.

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(A Witch City Mysteries)


The Serpent Waits
by Bill Hiatt
Rating: 5.0

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Amy Monroe’s journalistic instincts told her something was wrong in Santa Brígida. The town had too many strange disappearances, mental breakdowns, and bizarre weather patterns. Yet none of these anomalies got much press coverage, let alone serious investigation.

Planning to write a career-making expose, Amy goes to Santa Brígida undercover to find out the truth. She suspects clandestine scientific experiments, but from the moment a key source disappears–together with the motel in which she met him–she realizes that what’s really happening may be stranger than she could ever imagine…


The Summer Guest
by Justin Cronin
Rating: 4.4

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From the battlefields of Italy to the turbulence of the Vietnam era, to the private battles of love and family, The Summer Guest reveals the full history of this final pilgrimage and its meaning for four people: Jordan Patterson, the haunted young man who will guide Harry on his last voyage out; the camp’s owner Joe Crosby, a Vietnam draft evader who has spent a lifetime “trying to learn what it means to be brave”; Joe’s wife, Lucy, the woman Harry has loved for three decades; and Joe and Lucy’s daughter Kate—the spirited young woman who holds the key to the last unopened door to the past.


The Keeper of Lost Causes
by Jussi Adler-Olsen
Rating: 4.4

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Carl Mørck used to be one of Denmark’s best homicide detectives. Then a hail of bullets destroyed the lives of two fellow cops, and Carl – who didn’t draw his weapon – blames himself. So a promotion is the last thing he expects. But Department Q is a department of one, and Carl’s got only a stack of cold cases for company. His colleagues snicker, but Carl may have the last laugh, because one file keeps nagging at him: a liberal politician vanished five years earlier and is presumed dead. But she isn’t dead…yet.

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(Department Q Mysteries)


What Angels Fear
by C. S. Harris
Rating: 4.2

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It’s 1811, and the threat of revolution haunts the upper classes of King George III’s England. Then the body of a beautiful young woman is found savagely murdered on the altar steps of an ancient church near Westminster Abbey. A dueling pistol discovered at the scene and the damning testimony of a witness both point to one man: Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, a brilliant young nobleman shattered by his experiences in the Napoleonic Wars.

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(A Sebastian St. Cyr Mysteries)


The Scam
by Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg
Rating: 4.6

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Nicolas Fox is a charming con man and master thief on the run. Kate O’Hare is the FBI agent who is hot on his trail. At least that’s what everyone thinks. In reality, Fox and O’Hare are secretly working together to bring down super-criminals the law can’t touch. Criminals like brutal casino magnate Evan Trace.

Evan Trace is running a money-laundering operation through his casino in Macau. Some of his best customers are mobsters, dictators, and global terrorists. Nick and Kate will have to go deep undercover as high-stakes gamblers, wagering millions of dollars—and their lives—in an attempt to topple Trace’s empire.

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(A Fox and O’Hare Mysteries)


A Valentine She’ll Remember
by Multiple Authors
Rating: 3.8

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SEVEN memorable Valentine romances to sweeten the season of love! SEVEN New York Times, USA Today Award-Winning Romance Authors take you on a journey of knee-buckling romance! There is no better way to celebrate the season of love than with each of these seven heroines and that one special Valentine they’ll each remember forever.

This set includes: LOVE OF MY LIFE by Mimi Barbour, DROP DEAD GORGEOUS by Patricia Rosemoor, WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN by Taylor Lee, SOMEONE LIKE YOU by Suzanne Jenkins, TWO HEARTS UNBROKEN by Tamara Ferguson, LOVERS IN TRAINING by Alicia Street, ROAD TO REDEMPTION by Natalie Ann. CLICK above to read the full descriptions!