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Book: An Uncollected Death (The Charlotte Anthony Mysteries Book 1) by Meg Wolfe
Broke, friendless, and career in freefall--will solving a murder get her life back on track? An Uncollected Death introduces Charlotte Anthony, a forty-something divorcee, single mother and magazine editor who suddenly finds herself an empty-nester, unemployed, and on the verge of bankruptcy. She gratefully takes the job of editing the journals of Olivia Bernadin, a long-lost nouveau roman [...]
 
Book: Jacob's Justice by p.d.r. lindsay
The whole country's gone mad. King Charles I wants one religion and all his subjects must follow it. He is threatening to forcibly modify the Anglican faith. Half his subjects are protesting. He also wants money, but Parliament want to talk to him about his way of raising taxes. He's refused to call Parliament for eleven years, and has tried to browbeat Parliament by force.Jacob Emmerick, the [...]
 
Book: Frail Blood by Jo Robertson
4 1/2 star Romantic Times Review Rating - "Robertson delivers a suspenseful tale of murder, sex, and deception." See the entire review at http://www.rtbookreviews.com/book-review/frail-blood Book Description: "Frail Blood" is an historical romantic thriller, completely fictionalized from a true court case. California, 1909. A woman straps a pistol to her ankle, walks to her lover's home, and [...]
 
Book: Tyson - a sister's love be limitless by B.L. Wilson
Tyson, a sister's love be limitless is a fictional whodunit written in the voice of a 27-year-old, southern "colored" woman, Leonia Gillette. She and her big brother, Tyson, come north to escape a drunken father who tried to rape her. They settle in Harlem in 1927 during the Harlem Renaissance and just before the Great Depression. In 1932, somebody castrates, then murders Tyson in a Harlem [...]
 
Book: Lord Somerton's Heir by Alison Stuart
Can the love of an honourable man save her from the memory of a desolate marriage? From the battlefield of Waterloo to the drawing rooms of Brantstone Hall, Sebastian Alder's elevation from penniless army captain to Viscount Somerton is the stuff of dreams. But the cold reality of an inherited estate in wretched condition, and the suspicious circumstances surrounding his cousin's death, provide [...]
 
Book: Conversation With A Dead Man - A contemporary historical murder mystery by George Pica
"Conversation With A Dead Man" is an experimental novel, one that tests whether the narrative in an 800-page murder mystery can be contained almost exclusively in dialogue among the book's three principals. It begins with the murder of Country & Western star Sonny Weathers outside his Memphis home late one evening in 2012. His assailant, a complete stranger, appears to have been motivated by an [...]
 
Book: A Pig in the Roses by Peter Alan Orchard
Athens is a city living on its nerves, a city on the verge of war with Sparta. When Diokles - merchant, family man, inquisitive, loyal and a terrible lyre player - finds his wife's uncle Makron accused of murder, it is his duty to defend him. But this is no simple killing, and Diokles must not only smoke out the truth but risk his own life to protect his wife and children.
 
Book: Seattle Sleuth
It is 1921. A war lies behind him, a new battle lies ahead. Philip Shaw is a Great War veteran and widower struggling to put his life back together. He grasps at a chance to make a difference by investigating the death of a newspaper editor-did the man die in an accidental fire or was it murder? Shaw joins forces with fiery crime reporter Ray Taylor to dig into police corruption, a rivalry [...]
 
Book: Murder and Mayhem in Manayunk by Neal Goldstein
The story begins with a meeting between a mysterious stranger and the local Taliban in a mountain village somewhere in the middle-east and shifts 7000 miles away to a million dollar condo in Manayunk, a tony neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where a young woman who was schedled to appear the next day as a witness in a grand jury probe of munincipal corruption, is murdered. Is there a [...]
 
Book: The Mystery at Belle Magnolia (Madeline Donovan Mystery Series Book 3) by Madison Kent
Can a spirit from beyond be responsible for what is happening at Belle Magnolia? As per an urgent request from an old friend, Madeline Donovan, her father, and Hugh Scott, find themselves at the auspicious mansion of Belle Magnolia, located in the heart of New Orleans.The atmosphere is enchanting, the city exciting, but the events taking place at Belle Magnolia are frightening enough to have sent [...]
 
Book: The Lover's Portrait - An Art Mystery (Adventures of Zelda Richardson Book 2) by Jennifer S. Alderson
A portrait holds the key to recovering a cache of looted artwork, secreted away during World War II, in this captivating historical art thriller set in the 1940s and present-day Amsterdam. When a Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery - rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer - he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in [...]
 
Book: The Harrison - A Beautiful Place to Die (Madeline Donovan Mysteries Book 2) by Madison Kent
What will Madeline find on the mysterious third floor of the Harrison? Upon returning to America and her hometown city of Chicago, Madeline Donovan is anxious to establish a detective agency. While living in London for a brief period, she became immersed in the case of Jack the Ripper. Spending time in Whitechapel, she developed a keen interest in the solving of mysteries. She believes this [...]
 
Book: A Pale Moon Was Rising by Brendan Gerad O'Brien
A murder mystery set in Ireland during WW2 - A young man's body is pulled from the River Lee. He's wearing a distinctive silver ring. It belongs to Paudy Daly, the eldest son of the notorious Mixer Daly. Paudy has been missing for over nine months. He was last seen on his way to rob the house of pig breeder Jacob Butts. So who is the dead man? And how is he wearing Paudy's ring?
 
Book: The Slaughter of Leith Hall by Lexie Conyngham
'See, Charlie, it might be near twenty year since Culloden, but there's plenty hard feelings still amongst the Jacobites, and no so far under the skin, ken?' Charlie Rob has never thought of politics, nor strayed far from his Aberdeenshire birthplace. But when John Leith of Leith Hall takes him under his wing, his life changes completely. Soon he is far from home, dealing with conspiracy and [...]
 
Book: Day Stalker - A Murder Mystery by Mitt Winstead
Tucson, Arizona, is held in the grip of fear and horror as an out-of-control cocaine addict -- desperate for money -- continues to terrorize and commit murder in the Catalina Foothills. Detectives Jon Mull and Manny Gonzalez are back on the job and hot on the trail of this most elusive and dangerous killer. Things go from bad to desperate when both detectives realize they are close to losing more [...]
 
Book: Murder on a Ghost Ship (High Seas Mystery - Book 2) by Diane Rapp
Praise for Murder on a Ghost Ship: Crime, suspense, and shipboard romance, with a vengeful ghost to keep it exciting - this book has it all...Well drawn characters with several plot twists and a cleverly integrated sub-plot hooked me from the beginning and held me right though the last page. Good old-fashioned mystery and suspense with a little romance to keep it light. I enjoyed it - you will, [...]
 
Book: A Wolf at the Gate (Orkneyinga Murders Book 2) by Lexie Conyngham
Ketil had not intended to return to Orkney, but when you work for Thorfinn Sigurdarson, you obey orders. Thorfinn wants him back to help with a visiting Abbot from Saxony, escorted by an old colleague of Ketil's. Then people who know the Abbot start dying, and Ketil must once again work with his friend Sigrid to find out why - and to face dark memories from his own past.This is the second in the [...]
 
Book: Slow Death by Quicksilver (Murray of Letho Book 9) by Lexie Conyngham
It's a long walk home to Ulster from Glasgow University - and even longer when the journey is interrupted by murder. Murray of Letho is staying with an old friend in the fishing village by Loch Ryan where the unpopular Newell meets his death. Missing his daughter, resenting his mourning and distracted by an abundance of charming female company, Murray struggles to find the murderer amongst a host [...]
 
Book: A Lochgorm Lament (Hippolyta Napier Book 5) by Lexie Conyngham
'Uncle!' The man lay with his head propped against the standing stone - what was left of his head. Hippolyta swallowed hard. 'I'm a doctor's wife,' she told herself. 'I can manage.' No one can think why this man has been murdered, nor why passing farmer has also been attacked. But as Hippolyta Napier does her best to assist the sheriff's man in damp, autumnal Ballater, they gradually unfold a web [...]
 
Book: Murder In The Bush - The Tale of William McDonald by Carmel McMurdo Audsley
Twenty-one-year old William McDonald left the Highlands of Scotland in 1885, bound for a new life in Australia. He hoped to buy a sugar plantation but realised that it would take him a long time to save the money if he continued to work for labourer's wages. He learned that horses were needed in the north of Queensland for work on plantations and in gold mines. He set out with a mob of horses, [...]
 
Book: To Catch a Thief - A Short Historical Romance by Elizabeth Bailey
This short story was born out of a play I wrote when I was teaching and directing drama at a school. We used to turn into a theatre company and one year I wrote Hugo Spiffing and the Case of the Dying Swan, which was a spoof murder mystery set in the 1920s. I enjoyed the style so much, I kind of rewrote Hugo and turned him into Kenton Lane, amateur detective. It's not a murder mystery, but Kent [...]
 
Book: Old Man Peterson - murder it's all in the family (Cops In Love Book 1) by B.L. Wilson
Lieutenant Abigaile Truman's latest case involves a skeleton in the closet, literally; and it has been there for sixty years. Ina Peterson's husband has been missing for just that long, so odds are the skeleton is his. Thing is, Ina has what appears to be a serious case of dementia, and her fiery granddaughter Jannita has her claws out in her defense. She and Truman clash in every way or do they? [...]
 
Book: Suspects & Sleuth's Murder Mystery Design Guide - A Guide to Creating, Writing, and Hosting your own Murder Mystery Dinner Party Games by Brianna ...
If you have ever wanted to write and host your own murder mystery party games but you did not know where to start or how to begin than this book is the perfect guide for you! All the ideas and inspiration you could possibly ever need to create the professional quality murder mystery dinner party games of your dreams are included here in this guide. You can create an unlimited variety of murder [...]
 
Book: Murders In The Inn - Three Mysteries in One...Murder In The Inn, Another Murder In The Inn, Murder In Another Inn by Barbara Fox
Three Mysteries in One! Murder in the Inn introduces Sandy Evans, the new owner of a bed and breakfast inn in Washington DC. She believes that the former owner's death was murder, not an accident and she sets out to prove it. Another Murder in the inn takes place during a fitness and exercise week at the inn which is interrupted by a murder and Murder In Another Inn finds Sandy moving to Florida [...]
 
Book: Schmuel's Journey (Sam and Martha Mystery Book 1) by Steven P. Marini
From a death camp to a college. Over thirty years, Schmuel's journey takes him from Auschwitz to New Hampshire. But not all who leave the Holocaust are survivors. Some are criminals. And even a small New Hampshire town, where everybody knows everybody, can have dirty secrets. Schmuel, now Sam Miller, is a forty year old divorcee seeking the quiet life away from his boyhood horrors. But a call [...]
 
Book: Some Are Shadows by David Sayre
A pair of strong hands choke the final breaths out of black singer Etta Childs. When Miami police fail to turn up a lead, her brother Wendell Childress turns to private investigator and former police detective Ben Sheen. It quickly becomes apparent that the investigation could have been more thorough. Meanwhile Sheen's own dead ends keep piling up. He'll have to go up against both the police and [...]
 
Book: Murder is a Family Business (The Alvarez Family Murder Mysteries Book 1) by Heather Haven
A DETECTIVE AGENCY WITH HEART. ALSO MOM, KIDS, AND A KITTEN! It's a dismal day for the PI firm to the stars of Silicon Valley when their own star is huddled in a phone booth instead of tracking down stolen software. Sadly, ace detective Lee Alvarez is currently taking shelter from a deluge while surveilling some rat of a husband. This is way beneath her dignity! Worse, she may be trapped with [...]
 
Book: Conventional Murder (Staged for Murder Book 2) by D. A. Featherling
Ari Ames knows she was railroaded into chairing the regional convention for home stagers. She expected some challenges...but not murder. When a killer continues to strike, Ari is determined to solve the crimes - even if the police don't want her help. Detective Dan Watkins soon finds, however, stopping Ari is like trying to lasso a Texas tornado. Will Ari unmask the killer in time? Or will she [...]
 
Book: The Essene Conspiracy by S. Eric Wachtel
Israel's finance minister has been murdered in Jerusalem. Muslim terrorists are suspected, but no group has claimed responsibility. Hours after a barely legible name--scribbled on the back of a blood-stained business card--is discovered in the shirt pocket of the slain minister, the Director of Israeli Intelligence, Ariel Davidov, calls a trusted friend, Harry McClure. The former American naval [...]
 
Book: Murder by Impulse (The John Lloyd Mysteries) by D.R. Meredith
A Lincoln Continental driven by Amy Steele, wife of millionaire rancher, James Steele, rams a tanker full of gasoline. Instant incineration of both drivers; a probable accident, according to Sergeant Larry Jenner of the Amarillo Police Department. Eight months later, it'Aos murder, according to Sergeant Ed Schroder of the Special Crimes Unit, and the probable murderer is the widower. Standing [...]
 
Book: Hunted (A Diana Hunter Mystery Book 1) by Alison Golden
A family tragedy. A grieving father. A daughter with a mind for mystery... On the outside, the Hunters seem like a perfectly normal family. Lydia is a loving mother and wife, who wants nothing more than the best for her loved ones. John is a devoted husband and caring father. An over-protective homicide detective, there's nothing he wouldn't do for his beloved wife and teenage daughter. But their [...]
 
Book: Prestige, Privilege and Murder (A Stacie Maroni Mystery Book 1) by Christa Nardi
Money isn't worth killing for, or is it? When her estranged husband is murdered, Stacie Maroni Noth is quickly identified as the main suspect. With divorce papers not yet signed, she may get a substantial inheritance - a clear motive in the eyes of both Noth's family and the police. His family and law firm strive to keep up the pretense that all is above reproach and idyllic. In her quest to [...]
 
Book: Vintage Murder - A Wine Salesman Mystery (Volume 1) by Jim Wheat
TJ Davis is a sales representative for a Texas wholesale Wine distributor. TJ calls on Liquor Stores, Restaurants, and Grocery Stores taking orders and making sales. He likes his job and he likes drinking and selling wine. However, since he found one of his customers dead things haven't been the same. Plus he discovers some of his company's employees are stealing merchandise. He soon discovers [...]
 
Book: Murder By Association - A Stanford Carter Prequel (Stanford Carter Murder Mystery Book 2) by Gary Starta
As Boston's most lethal serial killer jeopardizes the city's anniversary celebration, CSI Detective Stanford Carter desperately fights for forensic clues to nail the perp. But the "Plunger" after stabbing his victims through the heart, leaves only Tarot cards as evidence. The mayor demanding an arrest is also keeping a secret. Soon, something even more dangerous threatens the city. Carter must [...]
 
Book: The Close by Alison Knight
Dark secrets lurk on this seemingly unremarkable street in the northern English town of Broadfield. From her bedroom window, seven-year-old Valerie observes the furtive nocturnal activities of the man next door. What's in the bloodstained bag? What - or who? - is buried in Mr Oliver's garden? As Valerie pursues her investigations, she discovers that Mr Oliver's not the only one with something to [...]
 


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