Thursday’s Mystery eBooks

Bone Rattle
by Marc Cameron
Rating: 4.5 #ad


At Alaska’s Fugitive Task Force, Arliss Cutter and deputy Lola Teariki are pulled from their duties and sent to a federal court in Juneau. Instead of tracking dangerous fugitives, Cutter and Lola will be keeping track of sequestered jurors in a high-profile trial. The case involves a massive drug conspiracy with ties to a mining company, a lobbyist, and two state senators. When a prosecuting attorney is murdered—and a reporter viciously attacked—Cutter realizes they’re dealing with something much bigger, and darker, than a simple drug trial. The truth lies deep within the ancient sites and precious mines of this isolated land—and inside the cold hearts of those would kill to hide its secrets…

Adrenaline Rush Complete Series Boxed Set
by Lawrence M. Schoen, Brian Thorne
Rating: 5.0 #ad


“An amazing story. You see the action, you smell the fear, you are right there with the heroes. Well worth your read!” – Michael Anderle

Ben “Coop” Cooper is a washed-up, blacklisted, former movie star. He’s also dying.

Out of hope and with no other options, Coop figures he has nothing to lose when an alien robot offers him a chance to resurrect his fallen star.

But nothing goes as he expects. Find out why and will he become more than just a movie star hero in this complete series boxed set!

The Mobster’s Lament
by Ray Celestin
Rating: 4.6 #ad


New York, 1947.

Mob fixer Gabriel Leveson’s plans to flee the city are put on hold when he is tasked with tracking down stolen mob money by ‘the boss of all bosses’, Frank Costello. But while he’s busy looking, he doesn’t notice who’s watching him . . .

Meanwhile, Private Investigator Ida Young and her old partner, Michael Talbot, must prove the innocence of Talbot’s son Tom, who has been accused of the brutal murders of four people in a Harlem flophouse. With all the evidence pointing towards him, their only chance of exoneration is to find the killer themselves.

The Kingsclere Mystery
by Moray Dalton
Rating: 4.1 #ad


The white stuccoed front of Kingsclere House, seat of the Meryon family, glimmered in the wintry twilight. Perched at the end of a long avenue of leafless elms, the Cornish country house was an imposing sight to Rosamund Lang fresh off the train from London. The woman at the agency had advised against her against the appointment, as had the foreboding prediction of medium, Madame Aurelia, but Rosamund needed a job and the setting was spectacular with the isle of Lundy on the horizon. Murder would be the next visitor to Kingsclere and it is up to Richard West, on leave from the Indian Police and an expert in eastern poisons to investigate. Together with Inspector Fordham he collaborates to solve this most puzzling of crimes.

Seasons of Darkness
by Belinda G. Buchanan
Rating: 4.1 #ad


Ethan Harrington’s innocence was lost seven years ago when his mother took her own life. Forced to grow up in a hurry, he quickly learns to build a wall around his heart, vowing to never let it be hurt again. Left alone with his controlling and abusive father in an isolated farmhouse, Ethan struggles to live among the shattered remains of a family that was never functional to begin with.

A kindhearted doctor, a beautiful girl, and a caring nanny all love him in different ways, but Ethan, now sixteen and still ravaged by his mother’s suicide, turns to what he has seen his father take comfort in time and time again – thus giving rise to an inner demon that will not turn him loose.

The Newlywed
by Anna Willett
Rating: 4.1 #ad


Detectives dig deep to discover what happened to a lost bride

After travelling to the breezy seaside town of Seabreak with her new husband to meet his twin brother, Jane Wilson vanishes without a trace.

There is never any sign of her again, and despite blame initially being cast on the husband, with no evidence of a crime, nothing is done.

Years later, Detective Inspector Veronika Pope and her team at the Special Crime Squad reinvestigate the disappearance.

Within and Without Time
by D. I. Hennessey
Rating: 4.8 #ad


Be prepared to laugh and cry, to be inspired, and find your heart rejoicing!

When a sixteen-year-old boy is suddenly caught up in a series of miraculous encounters, it heralds an adventure that will transform his life, rock his town, and trigger events that will ultimately change the world!

Befriended by a powerful angelic warrior, Jimmy finds himself in the center of God’s plan for Earth’s final Great Revival. The beginning of God’s amazing harvest at the End of the Age. Like an intense roller coaster, the journey he experiences is exciting and unpredictable. Heartwarming, as well as heart-rending.

The Broken Bride For A Mountain Man
by Florence Linnington
Rating: 5.0 #ad


Miriam Brooks is a woman accustomed to difficulty, but she has not realized that the biggest challenges of her life are yet to come.

When necessity forces her to move out west as a mail order bride, a blizzard during her journey leaves Miriam with a lasting injury. A mountain man arrives to save her and brings her to town, where she meets her husband-to-be Wilson.

Wilson is caught by Miriam’s beauty but is hesitant about her injury as it will affect the chores he needs her to do. But he marries her all the same in a private ceremony.

Wednesday’s Mystery eBooks

Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mysteries: Books 3-4
by Lois Winston
Rating: 4.4 #ad


The second and third books in the critically acclaimed Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery Series.

Revenge of the Crafty Corpse: Anastasia Pollack’s dead louse of a spouse has left her with more bills than you can shake a crochet hook at. Teaching craft classes at her mother-in-law’s assisted living center seems like an easy way to supplement her meager income.

Decoupage Can Be Deadly: Anastasia and her fellow American Woman editors are steaming mad when minutes before the opening of a consumer show, they discover half their booth usurped by Bling!, their publisher’s newest magazine. CEO Alfred Gruenwald is sporting new arm candy—rapper-turned-entrepreneur and Bling!

Ogre Hunt
by Martha Carr, Michael Anderle
Rating: 4.4 #ad


Halsey Ambrosius is the best elemental monster-hunter in her Clan militia.

Have you ever wondered where monsters came from? Their origin has been kept a secret for centuries.

As long as Halsey and Brigham, her cousin turned mission partner, were on the hunt, you didn’t need to wonder, or worry. Till now.

Keeping people in the dark is not so easy when supernatural things stop following the rules and the Clan Council doesn’t want to accept that something is very, very wrong.

It’s a full moon, the Summer Solstice, and an ancient coffin has washed up on the beaches of Moher, Ireland. Could the Mother of Monsters really have returned? It’s just not possible.

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(The Origin Story of Monsters Mysteries)

The Dark Atonement
by Sarah Hamaker
Rating: 4.3 #ad


A translator and a medical researcher team up to find a long-lost scientist with an innovative cancer treatment.

German translator Lena Hoffman thought her grandfather died years ago. But the unexpected arrival of a cryptic postcard seems to indicate otherwise. As Lena delves into her grandfather’s past and uncovers information about him and his cancer research work in East Germany four decades ago, she unwittingly puts her own life in danger.

Dr. Devlin Mills works as a cancer researcher at the National Institutes of Health and lives across the hall from Lena, although they’ve never formally met…

Next in Line
by Jeffrey Archer
Rating: 4.3 #ad


London, 1988. Royal fever sweeps the nation as Britain falls in love with the ‘people’s princess’, Princess Diana. Which means for Scotland Yard, the focus is on the elite Royalty Protection Command, and its commanding officer. Entrusted with protecting the most famous family on earth, they quite simply have to be the best. A weak link could spell disaster.

Detective Chief Inspector William Warwick and his Scotland Yard squad are sent in to investigate the team. Maverick ex-undercover operative Ross Hogan is charged with a very sensitive – and unique – responsibility.

The Sixth Shotgun
by Louis L’Amour
Rating: 4.3 #ad


No writer is associated more closely with the American West than Louis L’Amour. Collected here are two of his most exciting works, in their original forms. The title story, a tale of stagecoach robbery and frontier justice, is finally available in its full-length version. Similarly, the short novel included in this volume, The Rider of the Ruby Hills, one of L’Amour’s greatest range war novels, was published first in a magazine, then expanded by the author into a longer version years later. Here is a chance to experience the novel as it appeared in its debut, as L’Amour originally wrote it.

The Paper Bracelet
by Rachael English
Rating: 4.4 #ad


For almost fifty years, Katie Carroll has kept a box tucked away inside her wardrobe. It dates from her time working as a nurse in a west of Ireland home for unwed mothers in the 1970s. The box contains a notebook holding the details of the babies and young women she met there. It also holds many of the babies’ identity bracelets.

Following the death of her husband, Katie makes a decision. The information she possesses could help reunite adopted people with their birth mothers, and she decides to post a message on an internet forum. Soon the replies are rolling in, and Katie finds herself returning many of the bracelets to their original owners.

Murder in the Bayou
by Ethan Brown
Rating: 4.6 #ad


Murder in the Bayou is a New York Times bestselling chronicle of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Southern parish that is “part murder case, part corruption exposé, and part Louisiana noir” (New York magazine).

Between 2005 and 2009, the bodies of eight women were discovered in Jennings, Louisiana, a bayou town of 10,000 in the Jefferson Davis parish. The women came to be known as the Jeff Davis 8, and local law enforcement officials were quick to pursue a serial killer theory, stirring a wave of panic across Jennings’ class-divided neighborhoods. The Jeff Davis 8 had been among society’s most vulnerable—impoverished, abused, and mired with mental illness. They engaged in sex work as a means of survival. And their underworld activity frequently occurred at a decrepit motel called the Boudreaux Inn.

The Liar’s Crown
by Abigail Owen
Rating: 4.4 #ad


Some shadows protect you…others will kill you in this dazzling new fantasy series from award-winning author Abigail Owen.

Everything about my life is a lie. As a hidden twin princess, born second, I have only one purpose—to sacrifice my life for my sister if death comes for her. I’ve been living under the guise of a poor, obscure girl of no standing, slipping into the palace and into the role of the true princess when danger is present.

Now the queen is dead and the ageless King Eidolon has sent my sister a gift—an eerily familiar gift—and a proposal to wed…

Stagecoach Valor
by William Black
Rating: 5.0 #ad


Ben Daniel is a driver for the Rocky Stagecoach Company. He has a zest for the frontier as well as transportation. After all he had been a rider for a short while with the widely known Pony Express outfit.

Ben takes enormous pride in his stage duties and is incensed that another company driver, Merle Rusten, has crossed the line and become a criminal. Rusten has orchestrated a holdup on his stage. It led to the deaths of five people and the loss of sixty-thousand dollars. One of those killed is guard Jason Carey, father of Sarah Carey.

Tuesday’s Mystery eBooks

The Other Devil’s Name
by E. X. Ferrars
Rating: 4.3 #ad


Andrew Basnett may be retired from academia, but that doesn’t seem to have stopped his former colleagues from dumping problems in his lap. This time around it’s peppery Constance Camm, whose neighbors keep disappearing. Miss Camm and her sister, Mollie, would probably shrug it off if not for a frightening letter that reads “I know where you buried the body.”

But . . . to which disappeared neighbor does the letter refer? And why was it sent to Mollie, who hasn’t buried anything?

The Twisted Road Ahead
by John D. Ottini
Rating: 4.0 #ad


Finalist in the 2018 Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition

When tragedy strikes, Blake Thomas is left with a broken heart and a guilty conscience. Rather than searching within his heart for the forgiveness he needs, he decides that sometimes it’s easier to just “Blame it on the Weather.”

In “One Shot to the Head,”* Brie’s longtime boyfriend takes her for a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day, so she naturally assumes that he will at long last propose to her. What she doesn’t expect is an evening that ends in humiliation.

The Pallbearers Club
by Paul Tremblay
Rating: 3.9 #ad


A cleverly voiced psychological thriller from the nationally bestselling author of The Cabin at the End of the World and Survivor Song.

What if the coolest girl you’ve ever met decided to be your friend?

Art Barbara was sonot cool. He was a seventeen-year-old high school loner in the late 1980s who listened to hair metal, had to wear a monstrous back-brace at night for his scoliosis, and started an extracurricular club for volunteer pallbearers at poorly attended funerals. But his new friendthought the Pallbearers Club was cool. And she brought along her Polaroid camera to take pictures of the corpses…

A Twist of Fame
by Jennifer Youngblood
Rating: 4.7 #ad


Forge Chasing is a self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie who makes his living off of danger. He never backs down from a challenge—be it professional or personal.

When he crosses paths with beautiful but cagey Jetta Jones he falls hard and fast. Forget that Jetta has a ruthless ex-husband who has no intention of letting her go.

Forge is determined to win Jetta’s heart at all costs …

The Book of Uriel
by Elyse Hoffman
Rating: 4.4 #ad


In the fires of World War II, a child must save his people from darkness…

Ten-year-old Uriel has always been an outcast. Born mute in a Jewish village known for its choir, he escapes into old stories of his people, stories of angels and monsters. But when the fires of the Holocaust consume his village, he learns that the stories he writes in his golden notebook are terrifyingly real.

In the aftermath of the attack, Uriel is taken in by Uwe, a kind-hearted linguist forced to work for the commander of the local Nazi Police, the affably brutal Major Brandt. Uwe wants to keep Uriel safe, but Uriel can’t stay hidden…

Obsession Falls
by Christina Dodd
Rating: 4.4 #ad


Taylor Summers witnesses the death threat to a young boy, and does the only thing she can do–she sacrifices herself to distract the killers. Her reward is a life in ruins, on the run in the wilderness, barely surviving a bitter winter and the even more bitter knowledge she has lost everything: her career, her reputation, her identity. She finds refuge in Virtue Falls, and there comes face to face with the knowledge that, to live her life again, she must enlist the help of the man who does not trust her to defeat the man who would destroy her.

Cold Cases: A True Crime Collection
by Cheyna Roth
Rating: 4.6 #ad


Examine the evidence in this volume of notorious true crimes that remain unsolved, from mystifying heists to shocking murders and more.

Cold Cases: A True Crime Collection features case file facts, fascinating details, and chilling testimonies of the world’s most famous cold cases. Written for true crime junkies and armchair detectives, this book delves into the investigations of JonBenét Ramsey, the Black Dahlia, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum theft, the Cleveland Torso Murders, and more. Each chapter examines the facts, while also illuminating the many theories surrounding these baffling cases…

The Unknown Sun
by Cheryl S. Mackey
Rating: 4.4 #ad


The world of Skyfall will die unless Moira finds the lost immortals.

Seventeen-year-old Moira is haunted by the accidents that claimed her family. When she is attacked by a strange boy who seems to know too much about her past, Moira fears death will come for her a third time. Saved by twins Airi and Bel, she is taken to their world and safety.

Or so they thought.

Skyfall is dying, the land destroyed during a supernatural war. Those who had protected it, the lost immortals, have gone missing and the land has decayed beyond redemption unless their magic can restore it. Armed with a mysterious talisman Moira, Airi, and Bel must find a journal left by the twins’ dead mother that will tell them how to find and free the Immortals known as The Unknown Sun.

Comes the Dark Stranger
by Jack Higgins
Rating: 4.1 #ad


Martin Shane is looking for someone to kill. He just doesn’t know who . . . yet.

Eight years earlier, Shane and five other soldiers were captured in Korea. Tortured by a sadistic Chinese colonel, they vowed to stay strong. But one of them broke, revealing all he knew in exchange for his own life. Before Shane could uncover the traitor, explosive shrapnel shredded his brain—and his memories.

Then, after years in a mental institution, a fateful slip awakens Shane’s mind. He’s not sure what happened to him; it feels like the war happened only yesterday. The only thing he knows is that someone has to pay.

Experimental Film
by Gemma Files
Rating: 4.0 #ad


Former film teacher Lois Cairns is struggling to raise her autistic son while freelancing as a critic when, at a screening, she happens upon a sampled piece of silver nitrate silent footage. She is able to connect it to the early work of Mrs. Iris Dunlopp Whitcomb, the spiritualist and collector of fairy tales who mysteriously disappeared from a train compartment in 1918.

Hoping to make her own mark on the film world, Lois embarks on a project to prove that Whitcomb was Canada’s first female filmmaker. But her research takes her down a path not of darkness but of light—the blinding and searing light of a fairy tale made flesh, a noontime demon who demands that duty must be paid. As Lois discovers terrifying parallels between her own life and that of Mrs. Whitcomb, she begins to fear not just for herself, but for those closest to her heart.

Monday’s Mystery eBooks

Smokin’ Seventeen
by Janet Evanovich
Rating: 4.6 #ad


Where there’s smoke there’s fire, and no one knows this better than New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum.

Dead bodies are showing up in shallow graves on the empty construction lot of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds. No one is sure who the killer is, or why the victims have been offed, but what is clearis that Stephanie’s name is on the killer’s list.

Short on time to find evidence proving the killer’s identity, Stephanie faces further complications when her family and friends decide that it’s time for her to choose between her longtime off-again-on-again boyfriend, Trenton cop Joe Morelli, and the bad boy in her life, security expert Ranger…

Immortal North
by Tom Stewart
Rating: 4.1 #ad


A Readers’ Favorite Five Star Author
Shelf Unbound 2022 Best Indie Book Notable Author
2020 Canada Book Awards Winning Author

He’s known as the trapper and his family has a long history in these remote woods. Now it’s just him and the boy, and he’ll raise him in the world he knows, the forest, where threats take recognizable forms: harsh weather, peak predators, the encroachment of civilization at odds with their lifestyle. A tale told in captivating prose of wild living, where human skin is no boundary for either the beauty or cruelty of nature. After the arrival of a foreign presence, the forest in all its naked majesty becomes an arena for the dueling forces of life: joy and suffering, good and evil, compassion and vengeance…

The Starless Crown
by James Rollins
Rating: 4.3 #ad


A gifted student foretells an apocalypse. Her reward is a sentence of death. Fleeing into the unknown she is drawn into a team of outcasts:

A broken soldier, who once again takes up the weapons he’s forbidden to wield and carves a trail back home. A drunken prince, who steps out from his beloved brother’s shadow and claims a purpose of his own.

An imprisoned thief, who escapes the crushing dark and discovers a gleaming artifact – one that will ignite a power struggle across the globe.

Vampire Shadow
by Kristin Kova
Rating: 5.0 #ad


In positive news, London’s supernatural secret is safe. In not-so-positive news, there’s a demon on the loose and he’s not my biggest fan.

The countdown clock is still ticking, and Lorn is AWOL. But the demon he summoned – the demon I took clumsy control of – is hiding in the city, and when bodies of dead seers start turning up, I know he’s hunting me.

Lazarus has sworn to protect me, but even with the deadly vampire at my side – and our chemistry becoming explosive – I can feel death breathing down my neck. The demon won’t stop until he finds me and wrestles back control.

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(The Shadow Order Mysteries)

Innocent Blood
by P.D. James
Rating: 5.0 #ad


Adopted as a child into a privileged family, Philippa Palfrey fantasizes that she is the daughter of an aristocrat and a parlor maid. The terrifying truth about her parents and a long-ago murder is only the first in a series of shocking betrayals. Philippa quickly learns that those who delve into the secrets of the past must be on guard when long-buried horrors begin to stir.

The Phantom of Payne Priory
by Amy Cross
Rating: 4.5 #ad


Payne Priory has been many things over the years. A church. A hospital. A hideaway. Now that it’s about to become a home, however, the building’s past is beginning to stir.

Mercy Willow just wants to get back to her old life as a Cornish estate agent. As soon as she sets foot in Payne Priory, however, she realizes that something is very wrong. A strange shadow haunts the building, and whispers of death can be heard late at night. Local children claim that someone or something is living in the priory’s darkened rooms, and Mercy knows that there’s only one way to uncover the truth.

The Secrets of Winter
by Nicola Upson
Rating: 4.3 #ad


A snowy Christmas gathering on an island off the Cornish coast goes murderously wrong in this festive Golden Age mystery.

December 1938, and storm clouds hover once again over Europe. Josephine Tey and Archie Penrose gather with friends for a Cornish Christmas, but two strange and brutal deaths on St. Michael’s Mount – and the unexpected arrival of a world famous film star, in need of sanctuary – interrupt the festivities. Cut off by the sea and a relentless blizzard, the hunt for a murderer begins.

You Will Be Financially Free
by Tiffany Thomas
Rating: 5.0 #ad


You’re about to discover the transformational journey one woman took to go from a shy saver to a financially free millionaire.

Learning the steps to take to become financially free, and applying what you are learning, is what will actually help you achieve financial freedom. That is exactly what is discussed in the book.

You will be able to get the 5 essential financial freedom steps and ‘the how’ of applying those steps in your own life.