Wednesday, September 4, 2013


Morning fans! Today we have the great mystery of where did Mommy's cell phone go! I followed the clues and found it in someone's toy box! So, it put me in the mood for some Mystery and Suspense. So, enjoy!!! 

Midnight in Death
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The number-one New York Times bestselling In Death series explodes with intrigue, passion, and suspense.  Now, Nora Roberts, writing as J.D. Robb, propels you into the darkest night of Lieutenant Eve Dallas's life—when a killer comes to call...

Eve's name has made a Christmas list, but it's not for being naughty or nice.  It's for putting a serial killer behind bars.  Now the escaped madman has her in his sights.  With her husband, Roarke, at her side, Eve must stop the man from exacting his bloody vengeance—or die trying...

The Riddles of Hillgate (Z&C Mysteries, #1)
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Zoey Kane is known around Riverside for making risky purchases. When her daughter Claire learns a most recent investment is eighty acres on the haunted side of town, she is simply flabbergasted. Amazement takes over the whole community, however, when an old mansion is discovered deep within trees. After the estate is turned into a popular hotel, no one could have expected just how risky this purchase would be.

Sweetheart in High Heels (a humorous romantic valentine's mystery) (High Heels Mysteries)
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SHORT STORY: Being the wife of a cop isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Especially when dead bodies keep ruining your romantic dinner plans. But fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer is determined that her husband’s latest case, dubbed the “Sex Shop Murder”, will not keep him from celebrating their first anniversary together, which just happens to fall on the most romantic of all holidays, Valentine’s Day. She’s ready to do whatever it takes to make this night special and distraction-free - even if it means solving his case herself! 

****SHORT STORY***** This is an 11,000 word short story

Calamity Jayne (Calamity Jayne Mysteries)
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Tressa Jayne Turner has had it up to here with the never-ending string of dumb-blonde jokes and a longtime nickname that's harder to get rid of than lint from a belly button. Dubbed 'Calamity Jayne' by Iowa Department of Natural Resources officer, Rick Townsend, Tressa's out to gain a little hometown respect--or die trying. Unfortunately, that may be the case. She's just been handed the perfect opportunity to get "Ranger Rick," the doubting Don Juan of the DNR, and a skeptical citizenry to take her seriously. How? By solving a murder no one else believes happened...No one, that is, except the killer.

Repercussions: Serial Obsession Mystery Series Book #2
Collie is like any other sleepy small town; a few petty crimes here and there and not much to keep the town’s Sherriff and his deputies busy. That’s until a serial killer turned up and disrupted the peace of the town. With the serial killer now behind bars, things should be settling down to normal, but they’re not. 

Two citizens of the town suddenly drop dead in what at first, appear to be unconnected circumstances. Deputy Travis Harper smells a rat and follows the trail right to the doorsteps of the town’s Mayor. In his bid to get to the bottom of the mystery, he threatens the throne the Mayor has claimed, and comes close to losing the one person who means the most to him.

Follow Travis Harper and Abigail Bradley in this suspense filled sequel to Serial Obsession.

For The Love of a Brother
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If you want to read a crime thriller, why not try one written by a once notorious criminal who was incarcerated in some maximum-security establishments in Britain? The reader will quickly begin to realise that the material used by this writer is just not the product of a writer’s imagination but material that could only have been gained by experience.
The book "FOR THE LOVE OF A BROTHER" is an action packed crime novel in which our man Lawson during the final weeks of his prison sentence has been blackmailed into helping a dangerous killer and international drug dealer escape from Albany Prison on the Isle of Wight. The book sees many action scenes, love, fear, and revenge being played out and includes involvement of the American CIA. Whilst the reader will feel sorry for Lawson and want him to triumph, he both wins and loses in the end. The story rewards his commitment and love for his brother.

Murder on the High Seas (The Practical Caregiver Capers)
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When caregiver Kate sails for Bermuda on a little R&R, she never expects to find herself drawn into a murder plot. Pestered by a man who can't take no for an answer and wooed by a man who seems too good to be true, Kate has to figure out what is real and what is not. It's not easy to be a middle-aged, baby boomer femme fatale, but the ever feisty, confident Kate does her best to solve the mystery.

Rachel Has a Gun (An Inner City Short Story)
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An Inner City Short Story by Val Cameron

Rachel sits in the hard chair nearest the door, long legs stretched out. As she listens, one hand toys with brown hair spilled over her shoulder. Violence in the air tonight. Four cold walls, vinyl floor covered with a circular braided rug. Two sofas. Two chairs. Six women.

“Hazel,” she says.

The brunette named Hazel digs red nails into her palms. Head down, eyes closed. Short hair, dark frown for last week, her thirtieth birthday in the psych ward at St. Paul’s. Her head jerks and she glares at Alice on her right.

“You ever want to kill a man? I’m going to do it, take the gun and shoot the fucker!”

Rachel has a gun...

Dolled Up For Murder: A Gretchen Birch Murder Mystery
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"Caroline Birch. Put her away." The message was clutched in the fist of a destitute former doll collector found dead at the bottom of a cliff with a valuable French doll’s parasol in her pocket. And the person seen fleeing the crime scene fits Caroline’s description. But Gretchen Birch knows her mother is innocent. The problem is, Caroline has disappeared – and she’s left an urgent warning that Gretchen is in danger, too.

Angel Eyes
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Angel Eyes is a tragedy played out as a hard-boiled detective mystery. A strange, unlikely friendship between a private detective and a homicidal madman propels the shamus into a dark, violent, back-alley world of ugly, dangerous men and beautiful, conniving women. He must find and destroy an elusive envelope or people will die--the same people who, in turn, would like to see him dead.. (Strong language. Graphic violence.)

The Last Ride: A Hard Boiled Crime Short Story
A hard boiled suspense thriller quick read from a prize winning British crime fiction writer.

Taxi driver, Dave Morrison, has been driving round London all day, picking up random fares, praying they will distract him from the terrible event he has to confront tomorrow morning.

When he finally parks up for the night and is approached by two men in an unlit backstreet, his prayers are answered. Unfortunately for Dave, their brand of distraction could prove fatal.

In a frightening case of mistaken identity, Dave finds himself caught up in the middle of gang wars, an innocent victim in the seedy world of drugs and crime.

A violent short story in the noir crime tradition, The Last Ride will leave you feeling disturbed and decidedly grateful that what happens to Dave could never happen to you.

Or could it?

King of Swords (Assassin series)

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Book 1 of the Assassin series, King of Swords is an epic assassination thriller framed against a gritty backdrop of brutal drug cartel violence in modern Mexico. 

The G-20 Financial Summit is planned for San Jose Del Cabo. The world's pre-eminent finance ministers will attend, along with the presidents of the U.S. and Mexico. Captain Romero Cruz of the Mexican Federal Police uncovers an assassination plot against the attendees. In a roller-coaster race against the clock, Cruz must track and stop El Rey, the "King of Swords" - a faceless super-assassin responsible for a string of the world's most spectacular killings, before he turns the G-20 into a slaughterhouse.

King of Swords is a rule-breaking rush that shatters convention to create a richly-drawn story that's sure to shock and delight even the most jaded intrigue/adventure thriller fans.

Night of the Assassin (Assassin series)
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Night of the Assassin is the gritty, edge-of-your seat prequel to King of Swords. A no-holds-barred, breakneck-paced thriller, Night charts the early years of El Rey - known as the King of Swords - a super-assassin responsible for some of the world's most spectacular and daring executions.

Framed against the backdrop of present-day Mexico's brutal narco-trafficking violence, Night of the Assassin chronicles the making of a monster - a cold-blooded, ruthless killing machine. Raw, disturbing, edgy and unflinching, this epic saga defies convention to create a roller-coaster of intrigue, suspense and thrills that will leave even the most jaded thriller aficionados gasping for breath.

Best if read after King of Swords, Night was written to provide background on El Rey, with the assumption that the reader is already familiar with the events in King of Swords

CADE: A MacKenzie Family Novel (Romantic Suspense) (The MacKenzie Family)
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Cade MacKenzie is prepared to give his life to destroy the cartel that killed his lover, but the only way to draw them out is to present them with the perfect bait. 

Bayleigh Scott has no idea who her new neighbor is, only that her body is drawn to him in ways she can’t explain, and the danger that surrounds him isn’t the deterrent she knows it should be. 

More than fireworks explode between Cade and Bayleigh when she discovers the real reason he relentlessly pursued her, but by then it’s too late, because she’s already been drawn into a deadly game of desire, deception and revenge.

A Game of Proof (The trials of Sarah Newby 1)
A mother's worst nightmare - can her son be guilty of murder?

Sarah Newby, who left school at 15, and was living as a teenage single parent on an inner-city estate, has worked her way up to begin a career as a criminal barrister. But what should she do when her own son, Simon, is arrested and charged with a series of brutal rapes and murders? 

Has Sarah, in her single-minded determination to create a career for herself, neglected her son so much that she no longer knows him? He has often lied to her in the past, so how can she trust him when he says he is innocent this time? And what should she do when she herself uncovers evidence that seems to suggest his guilt?

DREAM ON (Hard-Boiled Thriller) (A Mark Appleton Thriller)

Evil is on the hunt...And it s tracking you! 

RUSSIA, JUNE 19, 1966 THERE is a story about a Red Dog that is running wild, killing sheep and other livestock under the watchful eye of a full moon. One farmer, who claimed to have seen the Red Dog, said it looked like a man, but ran on all fours and foamed at the mouth. This account was never confirmed.

NEW YORK, AUGUST 23, 2009 RUMORS of a secret agency arise with questions about the government's involvement. Speculation is that this group, known only as the WJA, is involved in countless assassinations involving the Russian Mafia, terrorist leaders, and suspected murderers and rapists. The FBI and CIA deny any such group exist and claim the rumors are just that rumors.


Dream On thrusts you into the mind of a killer so tormented, that you will ask yourself if evil lies within all of us. The evil nature is like a caged monster, begging to be set free so it can come out and play. Whatever you do don't let it! The highly anticipated second book in the WJA series will have you excited, and scared all at the same time. In this thrilling and intricate work, Aaron Patterson spins a tale of shadow and sunlight. Prepare yourself. Check the locks. Leave the lights on.

* * * Book 1 in the WJA series is, SWEET DREAMS, Book 2, DREAM ON, and Book 3, IN YOUR DREAMS are also available! * * 

The Scathed

This is a modern day horror and thriller short novel. Read it if you dare.

Aspen Colorado is famous for skiing, for resorts and hotels. It's not so famous for hotels that explode during dinner. It's even less famous for harboring crazy murderers to run rampant around in.

Erica Henner gets into fights at school. She is on Winter Vacation with her family, attempting to heal the wounds of her past. The hotel is ideal for this very scenario.

Keith is just another kid who dreams of being a writer someday. While on Christmas vacation at a splendid hotel with his family, he gets thrown into a tragedy beyond his ability to cope...or so he thinks.

Together Keith and Erica team up and help each other navigate the mysterious and deadly terrain that has become their terrible home during the deadliest season of all to be stranded anywhere: winter in Aspen. If they can make it through alive it will be a miracle.


High Heels Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. I (Books 1-3) $0.99 Amazon

L.A. shoe designer, Maddie Springer, lives her life by three rules: Fashion. Fashion. Fashion. But when she stumbles upon the work of a brutal killer, her life takes an unexpected turn from Manolos to murder.

Maddie straps on her stilettos and, along with her trigger-happy best friend, makes tracks for Sin City in search of her MIA dad.
Maddie finds not only her dad, but also a handful of aging drag queens, an organized crime ring smuggling fake Prada pumps, and one relentless killer. Plus, it seems the LAPD's sexiest cop is doing a little Vegas moonlighting of his own. In a town where odds are everything, Maddie bets it all on her ability to out-step a vicious murderer.

Secret affairs, hunky gardeners, and housewives desperate enough to bare it all... welcome to Magnolia Lane, TV's hottest new prime time show... where a rising young starlet is found dead on the show's set. Now it's up to Maddie to sift through a leading lady with a secret, an actor on the verge of a nervous breakdown, a sexy cyber scandal, and one tabloid reporter who'll stop at nothing to get the story of the century. Not to mention Maddie's hot-cold relationship with the case's familiar lead detective, Jack Ramirez. In a world where secrets, lies, and deception can earn you an Oscar, Maddie plays the role of a lifetime to catch Hollywood's hottest killer. But if she doesn't watch her step, Maddie's fifteen minutes of fame just may be her last.

A Question of Privilege (The Judge Ment Series) $0.99 Amazon

Judges are there to judge or so they say. They listen to the evidence, evaluate it, apply the law and logical reasoning, and deliver a judgment or verdict. But Judges are also human beings with personalities, personal lives, and weaknesses. 
What happens when these two worlds collide?
Enter the world of Judge William L Ment, a controversial judge with an eye and nose for beautiful women.  Ment has all the skills and knowledge of a brilliant judge, but he also possesses strong intuitive faculties and his own special brand of logic. When a brutal murder takes place and Ment is the trial judge, this cognitive faculty takes over, and Ment finds himself on the trail of a serial killer. 
How will Ment assume the role of amateur sleuth without breaking all the rules?

Interlude In Death $2.99 Amazon

In early spring of 2059, Lieutenant Eve Dallas is called off planet to face a grueling ordeal - giving a seminar at the largest police conference of the year, to be held in a swanky resort. A resort which just happens to be owned by her husband, Roarke, of course. Even though Eve can't quite see it that way, it's supposed to be at least partly a vacation. But work intrudes in the form of a bloody homicide, and Eve is off and running. The case is complicated by Eve's personal history with the victim - and by the killer's history with Roarke. As danger closes in and the body count rises, Eve must find a way to stop the cycle of violence and revenge, and shove the past back where it belongs.

Serial Obsession (Serial Obsession Mystery Series Book #1) $2.99 Amazon

Cornelia Lance is a medical examiner for the small town of Collie. She has a lot on her proverbial plate - - notwithstanding her ex-husband, Sheriff Jonathan Harper, her backward-thinking superior, or her nosy wallflower of an intern.

Bodies start piling up in Collie, with strange clues attached to them and it comes down to Cornelia to decipher the memories she’s running from and the taunting messages the murderer is leaving behind just for her, before the psychopath tires of the game they’re playing.

Return of the Assassin (Assassin series) $4.99 Amazon

Book 3 in the Assassin Series, Return of the Assassin is the shocking continuation of the saga of El Rey, the notorious Mexican cartel super-assassin whose legacy of impossible kills has earned him the reputation as the most lethally effective hit man in the world. Faced with impossible choices as he races against time, El Rey must return to a cartel underworld where the smallest slip means instant death, on a suicide mission to save the life of a young woman whose escape and survival is inexorably linked to his own. 

SWEET DREAMS (The Justice of Revenge) (A Mark Appleton Thriller) $4.99 Amazon

Mark Appleton is living the American Dream. Beautiful wife, loving daughter, and a high paying job in New York City. But when his family are killed in a accident he must reinvent himself. A year later in the midst of putting his life back together, Mark finds out that his family was killed and it was...No accident. Mark will stop at nothing to hunt down the men responsible for the death of his family and what he finds will change his life forever.

Kirk Weston is a Detroit detective. He hates his job, his ex-wife, and his life. He is hand selected to help the FBI on a high profile case and just when he thinks things could not get any worse...

They do.

If you have yet to begin the IN DEATH series by JD ROBB, this is the first in the series! 

Naked in Death $5.99 Amazon

In the very first novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Eve Dallas gets involved with Roarke, a suspect in her latest murder case. But passion and seduction have rules all their own.

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