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The Olympus Killer: A Greek Island Mysteries Thriller

by Luke Christodoulou

Over the picturesque, sun kissed Greek Islands, bodies are piling up fast. Bodies tortured, mutilated and strangely connected to ancient Greek mythology. Hellenic Police Captain COSTA PAPACOSTA is called in to assist young, top of her year, foul mouth, food loving Cretan, Lieutenant IOLI CARA in solving their most complex case yet, while facing his own demons after the tragic loss of his daughter.

The OLYMPUS KILLER, as the tabloids refer to him by, is a cunning, sadistic murderer with a haunting past. A past revealed to us through his mother’s story set in Dayton, USA. 
A model with arms brutally chopped off…
Twins decapitated and their heads used to form a sun and a moon…
The DEADLY list goes on as The Olympus Killer journeys on his mission…

The Sanguinarian (Lansing Detective Mysteries)

by Cynthia Young-Johnson

Detective Philip Lansing hasn’t been getting enough sleep. As an investigator from the Weston, Minnesota Police Department, it’s his job to track down a murderer terrorizing his small town. He isn’t in it alone; his partner, Tom Johnson, is investigating the series of murders as well. This is a first for everyone – a serial killer in Weston. There really is very little to go on for the investigators, no physical evidence, no DNA, fingerprints, or witnesses. Lansing and Johnson find themselves with two new partners, Agents Ana Monroe and Charlie Radford of the Minneapolis FBI Field Office. The four investigators begin an alliance to capture the murderer. A tunnel and cave plus a large, ancient book in Latin holds the key to the mystery.

Dark Market

by Frank Coles


John Savage is a special force of one. A corporate investigator who had to leave when an investigation went wrong. He’s become a 21st century warrior serving overseas but not for any one government only the highest bidder.

When he finds a dead body with links to his old life he returns and finds that what forced him out was only the beginning of a conspiracy to commit murder on a grand scale. The Dark Market. In which anyone can take part and anyone can be a victim. Now Savage must battle to finish what he started.

“There is something refreshingly Hemingway-esque about Coles…” BBC’s Focus magazine.


Frank Coles is a media professional of nearly 20 years standing across TV, radio, news media, marketing, branding, publishing and the internet. He is a published author and has his own National Geographic web channel.

Frank has lived and worked all over the Middle East, SE Asia, Europe, and as far north as the pole.

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2076: A Revolutionary Tale: All Systems Have Failed

by Stephen G. Mitchell

All systems have failed. The seas have risen, the skies have darkened and the American Midwest has become a desert. A handful of corporations own and operate the country and food is used as a means of oppression. The year is 2074. America is now a third-world nation and China, with its prosperous and burgeoning middle class, is the leader of the Free World.

Against this backdrop, a devastating raid by the wealthy ruling class on a stronghold of rebels fighting against the system inadvertently unites two enemies in a forbidden love that threatens to tear their worlds apart. Carlin Pheney, a decorated military pilot and member of the upper class, is captured by Aelena Hall, a veteran leader of the food wars. Together, they become fugitives on the run from a military industrial complex headed by Carlin’s father. Aided by strangers and betrayed by friends, they are swept up in an unstoppable global catastrophe.

When Aelena is captured and thrown into the Federal Torture Chamber on Guantanamo Island, Carlin devises a desperate plan for her impossible escape from the water-bound prison. Mystery and suspense pursue the two lovers across the oceans and around the world to a wild and newborn land. Here, if they hope to survive, they must face a terrible battle to colonize a new America and give birth to a nation.

In the tradition of literature with science fiction and political overtones that includes Nineteen Eighty-Four, Brave New World and Fahrenheit 451 comes one of the best new books of the year, the dystopian thriller 2076: A Revolutionary Taleâ??a book about a tomorrow ruled by the plutocrats of today.

The Lethal Helix

by Don Donaldson

Her dreams, stolen. The truth, hidden in a corporate lab.
Medical miracles often require sacrifices.
This one may take her life.

For leukemia survivor Dr. Holly Fisher, the theft of her frozen eggs from a Mississippi fertility clinic crushes her hopes of motherhood. Her furious search for answers leads her and clinic director Dr. Susan Morrison to a small Wisconsin town, where mysterious deaths and disappearances point a finger toward odd doings at a former dairy farm. What the two women discover there puts their lives in danger while raising complex issues about the horrific implications of genetic experimentation.

Everything Theory: Cold Compass

by Barry Napier

Much of Gabriel Warren’s life has been tainted by the bizarre legacy his deceased father left behind. After being tapped by a shadow government organization to investigate his father’s eccentric work in the fields of teleportation, time travel, genetic manipulation, and ESP, Gabe begins to discover supernatural talents that have been locked within him for his entire life.

Continuing his father’s work is the last thing Gabe wants to do….until he learns that it is the only way to save the people in a small town from being slaughtered by an ancient evil, a horror that might be the direct result of one of his father’s own experiments.

“Everything Theory is a dark and creepy ride that takes you right into the lair of the things that go bump in the night.”

-Robert Swartwood, author of The Serial Killer’s Wife and Man of Wax

“The Sixth Sense meets The X-Files…Barry Napier does an outstanding job of drawing you into the storyline while teasing you with glimpses of the larger world to come. Everything Theory: Cold Compass is a veritable page turner that will leave you begging for the next book, and has all the qualities of being an epic series.”

-Gabriel Beyers, author of Guarding the Healer

Vengeance Unbound

by Philip McCormac

There are some folk who label Russell Dane a coward – and some call him a murderer.

The man who he should have fought in a duel wants him dead – and he’s not alone.

The townsfolk want to see him hang and the outlaws he takes refuge with will kill Dane if he tries to leave.

With so many of his enemies out for his blood the only option left to Dane is to fight.

Before he can find peace he must go to war on all those seeking vengeance upon him…

But revenge may exact a priceâ?¦

‘A classic story of adventure and courage in the old West.’ – Tom Kasey, best-selling author of ‘Trade Off’.

“Philip McCormac writes in the best tradition of Zane Grey and Jack Shaefer.” Richard Foreman, author of Sword of Empire.

Philip McCormac lives in the East Midlands and is married with two children. He is the author of 14 Black Horse Westerns novels as well as Crime fiction. His books include â??Tone Death’, â??Son of a Gun’, and â??Paths of Death’.

Endeavour Press is the UK’s leading independent publisher of digital books.

Black Venom

by Dawson Howard

CIA Special Agent Joe Plant encounters Wade Ross in the middle of a drugs and weapons raid in Istanbul.

He informs the mysterious Australian that, willingly or not, he has just helped stop the illegal activity of the terrorist group known as The Grey Wolves.

But Ross’s appearance at the raid is no accident.

He’s an ex-SAS soldier, trained with the highest ranking Special Forces, and is regarded as one of the most talented and fearless agents around.

When a supposed accidental explosion leads directly back to Ross, it becomes clear that the Grey Wolves have found themselves a new target.

Although he works alone and outside of the law, Ross’s need for revenge means that he teams up with Plant and the rest of the CIA to help take the terrorist group down.

But he is used to working alone.

And he soon realizes, he can rely on on himself….

‘Black Venom’ is a high-octane action thriller that will grip readers from the first page to the last.

‘A blockbuster read.’ – Tom Kasey, best-selling author of ‘Trade Off’.

Dawson Howard, born in 1959, lives with his lovely wife in Brisbane, Australia. Having served as a teenage soldier he spent most of his working life in the construction industry. Drawing on his military experiences and association with the Australian Aboriginals, his debut novel introduces Wade Ross, an ex-SAS soldier, highly regarded among secret service agents. Having completed the second of his Wade Ross series, he is now focused on a psychological / action thriller.

Endeavour Press is the UK’s leading independent publisher of digital books.

The Murder of Eleanor Pope: A Michael Gray Novel

by Henry Kuttner

“[A] pomegranate writer: popping with seedsâ??full of ideas.” â??Ray Bradbury

A master of genre writing, Hugo-nominee Henry Kuttner grabs readers from page one in his first mystery.

Psychoanalyst Dr. Michael Gray lives in San Francisco, where his thriving practice keeps him busy and his life uneventful.  All of this changes when he learns about the murder of Eleanor Pope from Howard Dunne, a troubled patient. The police think that the murder was the result of a bungled burglary, but Dr. Gray is certain that the killer will strike again.

Out With A Bang – Long Time Dying 1

by Solomon Carter

An action packed romantic thriller starring two hard boiled private eyes from the pen of Solomon Carter.

Eva Roberts and Dan Bradley, troubled lovers, business partners and private detectives are on the hunt for a runaway husband.

But why has he run away? Why are so many people lying?

And is the dangerous game being played by the South London set about something much more sinister than just easy sex?

A simple case becomes anything but as Eva Roberts and Dan Bradley are embroiled in a fiendish sex plot ready to destroy the lives of all those it touches – including the private detectives themselves.

Out With A Bang is the first in The Long Time Dying series by Solomon Carter

Thrilling adventures featuring Eva Roberts & Dan Bradley, private detectives

Series list – in reading order

1. Out With A Bang

2. One Mile Deep

3. Long Time Dying

4. Never Back Down

5. Crossing The Line

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Cusp of Crazy: Nick Stryker Series, Book One (Nick Stryker, Shallow End Gals 1)

by Vicki Graybosch

How do you outwit crazy?
Doesn’t any attempt to outwit someone delusional define delusional? Chicago Homicide Detective Nick Stryker worries he may have more than one crazy in his current case. As a former Navy Seal, Nick thought he had already seen the worst of humanity. Someone harbors murderous intentions and is hiding within the intricately woven fabric of delusions. One or more of them have crossed over to a level of crazy that propagates immeasurable evil. His gut tells him he must use himself as bait. His mind tells him he’ll be placing himself in a deadly battle at the cusp of crazy.

Join the Shallow End Gals as they lead you down a dark, gritty path of murder and madness in a new series featuring Chicago Homicide Detective Nick Stryker.

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