Thursday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

The Sans Pareil Mystery
by Karen Charlton

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On a cold February night in Regency London, a dark curtain falls on the Sans Pareil Theatre following the death of April Clare, a promising young actress, whose body is found in mysterious circumstances. Detective Stephen Lavender and his dependable deputy, Constable Woods, quickly discover that nothing is quite as it seems. As successive mysteries unfold, they soon realise that it is not only the actors from the Sans Pareil who are playing a part.

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(The Detective Lavender Mysteries)


The Five Shields
by Ilan Dvir,‎ Joseph Fackenhiem

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Imagine discovering a baby with a mysterious gem on your doorstep! A sharp knock in the middle of the night awakens Henri and Aline. They discover on their doorstep a swaddled baby with only a mysterious ring wrapped in her blankets. They decide to keep their find a secret and tell the world she is theirs, not knowing that every secret comes at a price. They name her Rose.

Can the Five Shields save a world threatened by total darkness? The Five Shields must fight to free the lost souls before it is too late. But first they must defeat sinister, dark forces hell-bent on their total destruction.


Plum Spooky
by Janet Evanovich

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Turn on all the lights and check under your bed. Things are about to get spooky in Trenton, New Jersey. According to legend, the Jersey Devil prowls the Pine Barrens and soars above the treetops in the dark of night. As eerie as this might seem, there are things in the Barrens that are even more frightening and dangerous. And there are monkeys. Lots of monkeys. Wulf Grimoire is a world wanderer and an opportunist who can kill without remorse and disappear like smoke. He’s chosen Martin Munch, boy genius, as his new business partner, and he’s chosen the Barrens as his new playground.

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(A Between the Numbers Mysteries)


Orphan X
by Gregg Hurwitz

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Includes 7 free chapters of HELLBENT, the latest in the international bestselling Orphan X series.

Who is Orphan X? The Nowhere Man is a legendary figure spoken about only in whispers. It’s said that when he’s reached by the truly desperate and deserving, the Nowhere Man can and will do anything to protect and save them. But he’s not merely a legend.

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(Orphan X Mysteries)


Chill Factor
by Sandra Brown

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Five women are missing from the sleepy mountain town of Cleary, North Carolina, and a blue ribbon has been left near where each woman was last seen. Lilly Martin has returned to Cleary to close the sale of her cabin. But when her car skids and strikes a stranger, Ben Tierney, as he emerges from the woods, they’ve no choice but to wait out a brutal blizzard in the cabin. And as the hours of their confinement mount, Lilly wonders if the greater threat to her safety isn’t the storm, but the stranger beside her….

Thursday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

Poppy Done to Death
by Charlaine Harris

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Aurora Teagarden, mild-mannered librarian, has spent her entire life in the same small Georgia town. Along with her sister-in-law Poppy, Roe has finally earned a coveted spot in the Uppity Women, an exclusive group that does more than flower arranging. But Poppy is a no-show on their induction day. Roe stops by Poppy’s house to find out why and is shocked to discover Poppy dead on the kitchen floor, and it’s not by accident.

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(Aurora Teagarden Mysteries)


The Twilight City
by Gregory Mattix

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“Most on this world know nothing of such a dark place…” Nera, a plane-cursed thief, lives in Nexus, a city forever cast in twilight, constructed around a great Machine built by immortals to align all the planes together. Nera grew up an orphan on the streets, scorned and mistrusted for her fiendish heritage, and was sentenced to ninety-nine years of slave labor in the great foundry for a petty crime. She would like nothing better than find a way to somehow reduce her onerous sentence or remove altogether the cursed collar clamped around her neck.

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(Nexus of the Planes Mysteries)


Where There’s a Will
by Aaron Elkins

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Alex Torkelsson has just gotten word: his late uncle Magnus’s plane has been found south of Hawaii’s Big Island after ten long years. So too have Magnus’s few skeletal remains, now handed over to the only man who can fit together the pieces of this mystery…

What forensic detective Gideon Oliver discovers could shake the Torkelsson family tree to its very roots. But this time his work is yielding more questions about the past than answers. Questions about the long-ago execution-style murder of Magnus’s brother…

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(The Gideon Oliver Mysteries)


In First Person
by Lucy Paz

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The personal horror story of Alice’s first war comes back to haunt her

Alice was beside herself; the ground felt unsteady under her feet. Was it possible that what had happened then is going to happen again? Alice was born when World War II was raging. Her father joined the army and never returned. When the Nazis started transporting Jews to ghettos and death camps, her mother wanted to save her. So she gave her away.


Until Sweet Death Arrives
by Amnon Binyamini

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Special Price 0.99 only. An amazing medical thriller that portrays the agonizing world of Alzheimer’s disease. Nahum puts his life on the line to fight the evil of corruption. His memory slowly and tragically slips away, but his enemies remember him!

Nahum Patterson, happily married to Edna, is a talented journalist who investigates and then exposes corruption cases in the newspaper. His professionalism is well appreciated, except by those whose reputation he has destroyed.

But one day Nahum finds himself lost and cannot find his car. How did it get to the beach? Slowly he becomes more and more confused and cannot recognize his close friends and acquaintances. He becomes nervous and depressed. Nahum forgets almost everything, but the enemies he had made when he had been healthy did not forget him.

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(Alzheimer’s Disease Mysteries)

Wednesday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Late Reads

Merry Buried Christmas
by Lyndsey Cole

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Murder always ruins the best baked plans . . . Annie Hunter has a lot on her plate just before Christmas, but it’s not all sugar and spice and everything nice! With an open house at her aunt’s new Blackbird Bed and Breakfast, all Annie hopes for is a drama-free day.

Of course, events never go as planned. On top of preparing a whirlwind of food, holiday decorating, and keeping to a tight schedule, a surprise visitor is also on the menu. When that visitor turns up dead, Annie must search for the killer to keep everything from crumbling like a stale Christmas cookie.

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(Black Cat Cafe Mysteries)


Two Princes and a Queen
by Shmuel David

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Imagine having to flee for your life from the Nazis on a rundown river-boat! Hanne is the teenaged son of a well-off Jewish family living a comfortable, sheltered life in Yugoslavia. In the face of persecution against Jews, Hanne and his parents joins a harrowing voyage down the Danube River, eventually meant to reach pre-State Israel. The passengers aboard the three creaking river-boats are constantly torn between hope and despair in their attempt to reach safety.

A dying father implores his son to uncover the truth about his past. A devoted son discover a little-know story that must be shared.


Eleven
by Carolyn Arnold

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Eleven Rooms. Ten Bodies. One Empty Grave. When Brandon Fisher joined the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit, he knew he’d come up against psychopaths, sociopaths, pathological liars, and more. But when his first case takes him and the team to Salt Lick, Kentucky, to hunt down a ritualistic serial killer, he learns what nightmares are truly made of.

Beneath a residential property, local law enforcement discovered an underground bunker with circular graves that house the remains of ten victims.

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(Brandon Fisher FBI Mysteries)


Cold Fire
by Emma Layne

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The Earth’s days are numbered, and aliens are looting the planet. Faro is a Drakeborne Knight, a product of dragon and human DNA. He came to Earth on a mission to save his people and Faro thought he’d return to Iradia as a conquering hero, but then he meets Amy. Inexplicably, he’s drawn to her. Faro fears he inherited more than enhanced abilities. Dragons have fierce, unbreakable bonds with their mates. And now, Faro is torn between love and loyalty.

Since her father’s untimely death, Amy has been grief stricken, and every day is a struggle, until she meets Faro, a stranger staying at her inn.


A Morbid Taste for Bones
by Ellis Peters

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In the first installment of an iconic historical mystery series, a medieval monk seeks a saint’s remains for Shrewsbury Abbey – but finds a murderous sinner instead.

A Welsh Benedictine monk living at Shrewsbury Abbey in western England, Brother Cadfael spends much of his time tending the herbs and vegetables in the garden – but now there’s a more pressing matter. Cadfael is to serve as translator for a group of monks heading to the town of Gwytherin in Wales.

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(The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael)

Wednesday’s Mystery Kindle Books: Early Reads

The Case of the Broken Doll
by Alison Golden,‎ Grace Dagnall

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A missing girl. A broken doll. Dark, deviant secrets. When 15-year-old Beth Ridley vanished on her way to school, it was a mystery that baffled and shocked the small community of Gorey, Jersey. A leg torn from a doll she was carrying was the solitary clue as to what happened that day.

Now, on the tenth anniversary of her disappearance, Detective Inspector Graham is taking another look at the case. His Sherlockian tendencies are set alight. What he finds will rock the town, stirring memories long buried and forgotten. There are painful truths to face.

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(An Inspector David Graham Mysteries)


PORT STARBIRD
by Garrett Dennis

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When a wealthy developer suspected of murder comes offering money for the land, Ketch is the last to hold out. Ketch’s knowledge of the island is professorial, something that will appeal to readers who adore a strong sense of place. The accented dialogue creates the right southern atmosphere… A good effort.Publishers Weekly

On the verge of losing his modest waterfront home to an unscrupulous developer, Ketch stumbles onto the scene of a crime that might expose the perpetrator of an unsolved murder and enable him to save not only his own home, but also the similarly threatened bohemian boatyard community he’s inexorably drawn into.

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(Storm Ketchum Adventures)


Edge of Disaster
by Alex Gunwick

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An EPIC battle to survive… At the end of EDGE OF COLLAPSE, Luke managed to get within sixty miles of his family’s Bug Out Location. As he struggles to make it home, he faces new threats. He teams up with a mysterious stranger to battle the lawless world. Without power, food, or water, they face a grueling uphill battle against the forces of darkness. He’ll have to get creative if he wants to survive, but nothing will keep Luke from getting back to his family. Nothing. Not even the people who stand in his way.

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(An EMP Series)


The Ex
by Alafair Burke

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In this breakout standalone novel of suspense in the vein of Gone Girl and The Girl on a Train, a woman agrees to help an old boyfriend who has been framed for murder – but begins to suspect that she is the one being manipulated.

Twenty years ago she ruined his life. Now she has the chance to save it. Widower Jack Harris has resisted the dating scene ever since the shooting of his wife Molly by a fifteen-year-old boy three years ago. An early morning run along the Hudson River changes that when he spots a woman in last night’s party dress, barefoot, enjoying a champagne picnic alone, reading his favorite novel.


Broken Harbor
by Tana French

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Mick “Scorcher” Kennedy plays by the book and plays hard. That’s why he’s the Dublin Murder Squad’s top detective, and that’s what puts the biggest case of the year in his hands.

On one of the half-abandoned “luxury” developments that litter Ireland, Patrick Spain and his two young children have been murdered. His wife, Jenny, is in intensive care. At first, Scorcher thinks it’s going to be an easy solve

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(Dublin Murder Squad Mysteries)