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Book: The Cook's Comeuppance (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 3) by Victoria Benchley
Hoping to combine work with pleasure and jumpstart his new company, Duncan takes a lucrative case in Spain investigating an accidental death at an exclusive artist enclave. Almost immediately he senses something is amiss. Did a chef use a stove to kill a cook? What other secrets lurk in the charming village and artist colony? Duncan must solve a murder without motive. Joined by family members and [...]
 
Book: SCOTTISH POETIC HERITAGE by David Wilson
Scotland has a very rich heritage in poetry. Many poets have been inspired to write by the grandeur of the scenery, while others have obtained their inspiration from urban scenes, wars, emotions and many other subjects. I have included 52 poems from 27 poets which include a variation in style of writing and subject matter which I am sure will appeal to most readers. The poets include Robert [...]
 
Book: The Christmas Contest (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 5) by Victoria Benchley
The Scots didn't celebrate Christmas for 400 years and the village of Taye is about to make up for it! Hoping for a relaxing holiday and a chance to solidify his relationship with Angela, Duncan finds himself in the middle of numerous contests, ancient Hogmanay traditions, misunderstandings, and a jewel theft. Will Duncan win the contest for Angela's heart? Joined by family and friends, Duncan is [...]
 
Book: The House - Dark Urban Scottish Crime Story (Parliament House Books Book 5) by John Mayer
A maverick lawyer. A grudge from the past. Can Brogan McLane stop an obsessive zealot from burning his community to the ground? Baron Brogan McLane is a tenacious and well-respected lawyer in Scotland's highest court. But McLane has never forgotten his humble origins - the rough and tumble streets of the Calton neighborhood, in Glasgow. When his old stomping grounds are threatened by a sinister [...]
 
Book: The Pernicious Pachyderm (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 7) by Victoria Benchley
When a boutique circus arrives in Taye, tourism is on the rise, but so is murder. Preparing for his upcoming nuptials and refurbishing his cottage aren't enough to keep Duncan occupied. A gruesome crime intrudes on the idyllic village, and as the detective becomes embroiled in the murky case, a specter from the past returns, threatening his happy ending. Can Duncan absolve an elephant accused of [...]
 
Book: The House on the Shore by Victoria Howard
2009 London Book Festival Honourable Mention; Category Fiction. Heartbroken Anna MacDonald leaves Edinburgh to find peace at the edge of a Scottish loch. Safely ensconced in her late grandmother's cottage, she can finally heal her heart and write the novel that has burned inside her for years. Her peace is short-lived. When debonair artist Luke Tallantyre's yacht gets stranded in the loch, he [...]
 
Book: A Thistle in the Mist by Megan Denby
Meara isn't thinking about death, that morning, when she kisses her mother good-bye, but hours later she is, as her fingers slide into the back of Mother's shattered skull. Empty eyes - the empty eyes of her mother - stare right through her and Meara thinks her world has ended. She has no idea. Ebullient and feisty, eighteen-year-old Meara MacDonald lives an idyllic life with her family, on the [...]
 
Book: The Laird's Labyrinth (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 4) by Victoria Benchley
By all accounts, Lindisfarne Island in Northumberland is a special place. For more than a thousand years, visitors have sensed The Other there, more so than anywhere else. The veil between the physical and spiritual realms is known to be thin on Holy Island, an isolated spot cutoff from mainland England twice a day by the North Sea. When Scottish detective Duncan Dewar agrees to solve an age old [...]
 
Book: Amnesia by Michael Ridpath
He woke up to discover he had killed the only woman he ever loved. She discovered it was her grandmother. Alastair is a doctor in his eighties, living in a cottage by a loch in Scotland. He wakes up in hospital having fallen and hit his head, inducing almost total amnesia. A young family friend, Clemence, is brought in to help rekindle his memory. In his cottage Clemence finds a manuscript. The [...]
 
Book: Travis (Wild Heather Book 2) by Tricia McGill
Beth Anderson travels to Scotland to help her Australian friends, Liz and Andrew, renovate the dilapidated castle he inherited from his uncle. Beth shares Liz's passion for all things Celtic and knows the ancient language well. Liz tells her an unbelievable story of how she and Andrew were swept back in time to 1050, to a hostile world, where Andrew saved the life of Travis, his ancestor, a [...]
 
Book: My Banished Highlander (Bk#2-Highland Games Through Time) by Nancy Lee Badger
Award-winning author, Nancy Lee Badger, continues with her HIGHLAND GAMES THROUGH TIME series, filled with kilted warriors, witches, battles, villains, and spicy romance: When his clan convicts Cameron Robeson of treason in 1598 Scotland, the last thing he thought his cousin the Laird would do was banish him to the future. With a certain woman on his mind, he plans revenge while surrounded by the [...]
 
Book: The Order - Dark Urban Scottish Crime Story (Parliament House Books Book 2) by John Mayer
A maverick lawyer. A corrupt o cial. In Scotland's highest court, they will clash over the fate of an innocent child... Advocate Brogan McLane has always been an outsider in Scotland's Supreme Courts. As comfortable at the Bar of the Court as he is in the local pub, his life has been an uphill struggle to nd justice. But in a world where personal agendas and politics ride roughshod over the law, [...]
 
Book: The Merlon Murders II (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 2) by Victoria Benchley
The Merlon Murders II (part two of a two part mystery): Tracking down a killer could be deadly for hot shot insurance investigator Duncan Dewar. Someone or something just tried to push him from the battlement of Castle Taye. As Duncan falls deeper for Caroline, he discovers evidence that points to something sinister. Hoping to learn what really happened at the castle, Duncan travels from [...]
 
Book: The Merlon Murders (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 1) by Victoria Benchley
The Merlon Murders I (part one of a two part mystery): When hot shot investigator and math genius Duncan Dewar decides to head a life insurance inquiry, he has no idea what he's soon to encounter. Hoping to learn more about his ancestry, Duncan is drawn to the village of Taye, Scotland, where his past and future are about to collide, altering the trajectory of his life forever. Was the laird of [...]
 
Book: The Busty Ballbreaker - The Hot Dog Detective (A Denver Detective Cozy Mystery) by Mathiya Adams
Hot dog vendor Mark MacFarland - "Mac" to his friends - is suspicious when a young construction worker, Wanda Warren, approaches him with a tale of conspiracy, fraud, and murder. A friend of hers died in a tragic work accident, but she thinks that there is more to the story than workplace tragedy. She thinks he was killed to keep him quiet. MacFarland is not so sure. He is initially convinced [...]
 
Book: Love Beyond Time - Book 1 (Morna's Legacy Series) by Bethany Claire
A hunky Scottish laird. A time-traveling teacher. A tragic history only she can prevent. Schoolteacher Brielle "Bri" Montgomery wonders where all the good men have gone. They certainly don't waltz through her meticulous life in Texas. Venturing out of her comfort zone, she joins her archaeologist mother on a dig in Scotland... and finds herself transported 400 years into the past. Shocked and [...]
 
Book: The Siamese Suicides (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 6) by Victoria Benchley
For Scottish detective Duncan Dewar, do bad things really come in threes? People connected to the investigator keep dying, and he has to wonder. Will the past drag him from the promise of a bright future? Offered a chance to consult with his former employer, Duncan investigates the apparent suicide of an art dealer in Edinburgh. In a case right out of today's headlines, he learns that the art [...]
 
Book: Lachlan (Immortal Highlander Book 1) - A Scottish Time Travel Romance by Hazel Hunter
In a place she doesn't belong, in a time that is not her own, a shattered woman risks everything for the one thing she's never had love. When Kinley Chandler abruptly lands in medieval Scotland, there isn't much she's leaving behind. With her body shattered and her military career over, Kinley has resigned herself to death. But in the past, all that changes. Lachlan McDonnel, the laird of a clan [...]
 
Book: Death's Angel - A Detective Al Warner Suspense by George A Bernstein
The second serial killer in less than a year is prowling the streets of Miami, systematically killing off some of South Florida's most beautiful young women. Detective Al Warner is just back on The Job, fully recovered from a bullet wound that cracked his skull during a deadly chance encounter with another madman. Due to rigorous rehabilitation, Warner is in the best physical shape of his life, [...]
 
Book: Shirley Link & The Hot Comic by Ben Zackheim
Emily Neuburger, Everyday Fun blog, Parents.com "Shirley Link is a new girl detective series that my daughter is crazy about. This is an amazing series, my friends! Your kids will be hooked and you'll feel really good about it." Shirley Link just caught a thief who stole $30,000 and the one-tone safe it was kept in. How does she top that? By saving Iron Man, Thor and The Hulk, that's how! When [...]
 
Book: The Mystery of the Missing Actor (A Clarissa and Paw Mini Mystery Book 5) by Sandra Baublitz
What has happened to Robert Roberts, the new actor in town? Clarissa, Paw, and their friend, Shelbee, discover the back door of his house wide open. It is evident that a struggle has occurred in his kitchen. Where is he? Where is his cat, Kathleen? And why does his parrot keep yelling, "No! John! No!" As they canvass the neighborhood for Kathleen, Paw sniffs out a clue to the missing actor. [...]
 
Book: Fire on the Mountain - A Detective Mike Eiser Novel (The Detective Mike Eiser Series Book 3) by Clabe Polk
The Havens, a family with roots growing deep in the muck of Southern mountain bootlegging have progressed from selling illicit corn whiskey through marijuana farming to (in the current generation) methamphetamine production. A set of triplets; Jack, a meth producer and wife of Susan, Jason, another meth producer, who hooks Susan to infuriate Jack, and Jake, a local handyman who creates unholy [...]
 
Book: Schism - A Detective Mike Eiser Novel (The Detective Mike Eiser Series Book 3) by Clabe Polk
"EACH SCENE WAS RIVETING, IMAGINATIVE AND WELL CRAFTED. THE DESCRIPTIONS WERE VERY VIVID AND REALISTIC - LIKE WATCHING A MOVIE." Kat Thomas thought she left gang violence behind in Atlanta when she fled to Poplar Bluffs. Now, eleven years later, the man who killed her son Quinton's father has returned, he wants Quinton for his gang The Raven Claws... HE'S WILLING TO GO TO ANY LENGTHS TO GET HIM! [...]
 
Book: Baby's Got Blue Eyes - compelling début crime thriller (Ted Darling crime series Book 2) (Di Ted Darling) by L M Krier
A compelling debut crime thriller with a very different sort of detective. Someone is dumping bodies on DI Ted Darling's patch and he's not happy. Ted's a good solid copper, in an old-fashioned way, with an excellent clear-up rate. He's not at all like your average cop and has his own unique way of dealing with any prejudice his differences bring him. No heavy drinking, no failed marriage, just a [...]
 
Book: Angelica - A Detective Mike Eiser Novel (The Detective Mike Eiser Series Book 4) by Clabe Polk
A LONG TIME AGO, ANGELICA VICETTI DID SOME VERY BAD THINGS WITH SOME VERY BAD MEN. Now, eleven years later, she's built a new life for her family, far from her old life in Las Vegas. BUT IT'S ALL ABOUT TO COME CRASHING DOWN! Angelica Vicetti of Las Vegas has become Angela Cassetta of Poplar Bluffs, just outside Atlanta, Georgia. She's built a successful real estate agency, and the son she rescued [...]
 
Book: The Mystery of the Blue Dolphins (A Clarissa and Paw Mini Mystery Book 1) by Sandra Baublitz
When struggling freelance writer, Clarissa Hayes, and her trouble-making Saint Bernard, Paw, visit their relatives in Upstate New York, they are saddened to find the family in mourning. Clarissa's amateur sleuth uncle has died, evidently from a heart attack. But was the death truly an accident? An anonymous note hints that her uncle was murdered, and now Clarissa and Paw are determined to sniff [...]
 
Book: A Dundee Detective by David Aitken
Scott Learmont was recruited by British Intelligence while a postgraduate student of Mandarin Chinese and Classical Arabic, 'two of the world's most impenetrable languages.' In the course of his career he has saved the life of the chief executive of Hong Kong, foiled an assassination attempt on a British Prime Minister and dined with an American President. Now Learmont has returned to his native [...]
 
Book: The Tattered Thread (The Detective Rein Connery Series) by B. A. Braxton
Cruel CEO Carl Kastenmeier and his bodyguard are murdered and the list of suspects is long. Who beat Carl senseless with his own cane, stabbed him with his own straight razor, and then blew him up using a volatile jar of ether? Detective Rein Connery is on the case, and the victim's seven-year-old son offers Connery the greatest insight into helping him find the killer.
 
Book: Two Little Boys - a topical, dark and disturbing crime thriller - Ted Darling crime series by L M Krier
Topical, dark and disturbing crime thriller featuring a decidedly different type of detective. In his darkest and most complex case to date, DI Ted Darling has to confront demons from his own past when investigating the brutal murder of a young boy. As more deaths follow, he realises he's up against powerful people who believe themselves to be above the law. It leaves him feeling out of his [...]
 
Book: Pacific Reaper (Detective Emilia Cruz Book 5) by Carmen Amato
Acapulco's first female police detective feels the wrath of a voodoo-like cult in a riveting thriller that takes the award-winning Detective Emilia Cruz series into dangerously uncharted cartel territory. "A thrilling series." -- National Public Radio In Acapulco's remote Coyuca Lagoon, where Stallone filmed Rambo, Emilia and her partner find a dead man sacrificed to Santa Muerte, Mexico's [...]
 
Book: King Peso - An Emilia Cruz Novel (Detective Emilia Cruz Book 4) by Carmen Amato
Is Acapulco's first female police detective the next target of a ruthless cop killer? It's a serial killer thriller with a spicy Mexican twist from the award-winning Detective Emilia Cruz series. "A thrilling series." -- National Public Radio Someone is killing law enforcement officers who worked with Detective Emilia Cruz. When her partner's wife is murdered in a home invasion, Emilia fears that [...]
 
Book: Bloodstain (Detective Jason Strong Novellas, #2) by John C. Dalglish
"AN EXCITING READ FROM BEGINNING TO END." - Amazon Customer - "A NAIL BITER TO THE VERY END!" - Ellen - *** What turns a man into a killer? Can simple words drive a man to commit murder? Detective Jason Strong must find a killer whose signature is a wine glass. That's about all the police know, except that his victims all share certain similarities. The case gets personal when someone close to [...]
 
Book: Detective Docherty and the Demon's Tears by Sarah WaterRaven
It was called the Great Awakening, when magickal kind returned to our world. They live among us now, renting apartments, laboring in the workforce, and paying taxes. Ares is a vampire and doing very well for himself in the modern world. Between teaching at the local university and assisting a paranormal investigator, things couldn't be better. But when a woman dies mysteriously in her own home, [...]
 
Book: Altered Life by Keith Dixon
"I enjoy Lee Child, Robert Crais, Tess Gerritson. So I think Keith Dixon is up there with the greats." - Amazon Reviewer Making a killing in business is one thing - doing it for real is another. In this thrilling detective story, Private Investigator Sam Dyke turns down a job that would require skills that he doesn't have - patience, computer-literacy, tact. Then he finds that the skills he does [...]
 
Book: The Happenstance Marshal (The Millie Mysteries) by Michael O'Gara
Millie's Life Lesson #1 - When life gives you lemons, set out to save a town and get the badge and a gun you've always wanted. Millie has finished at the top of her class but no one is offering her a job. It's an obvious case of discrimination. To complicate things, her city is broke, business is bad, and everybody is struggling. A new reform council has been elected "to fix things" and they've [...]
 


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