Free mystery and thriller Kindle books for 29 Dec 15

Witch Is When It All Began (A Witch P.I. Mystery Book 1)

by Adele Abbott

When the going gets tough…

Private investigator, Jill Gooder, has been hired to find a serial killer because, as usual, the police can’t buy a clue. Jill, the not so proud owner of a crazy, one-eyed cat, probably can’t expect too much help from her PA/Secretary, Mrs V, who spends all day knitting.

And just in case all of that wasn’t bad enough, Jill’s just about to discover she’s a witch.

…break out the custard creams.



The Witching Hour (The Witches Pendragon Mystery Series Book 1)

by Julie Sarff

When nine witches are accidentally sent from 546 A.D. to modern day France by a legendary wizard, they cope the only way they can – by declaring themselves to be an order of nuns from the New World.

But with autumn fast approaching and paranormal activity on the rise, the nunsâ?¦orâ?¦erâ?¦witches are called upon for help. Good witch Noelle must figure out who murdered the ghost who haunts her chocolate shop, while the rest of the witches become embroiled with a ghost who is haunting a nearby chateau.

At the same time these witches, who lived a peaceful existence in the Forest Fosse before being thrust into the future, must come to deal with such modern day horrors as: manual transmissions, tiling saws, ultra-pampered palates and sexy doctors.

Will Noelle ever win over the French with her chocolates?

Will Monique stop assaulting the runaway tiling saw with library books?

Will Hatha learn the difference between first and fourth gear?

And more importantly, will they catch Hugo Fermier’s killer?

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False Start

by Christopher Grant

Nigel Greer is one of the sexiest men in Miami. With a lucrative career as the doorman to the hottest nightclub in South Beach, a loving marriage to a beautiful and ambitious architect, and a plucky young daughter who adores him, Nigel has what most would describe as the perfect life. Without warning, his life unravels when his daughter falls gravely ill.

Nigel’s wife, Naomi, has secrets from her past that put her marriage and her daughter’s life at risk. An ex-boyfriend, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Adrian Bentley, may be in a position to help the family. As Nigel’s nemesis, his assistance comes with conditions. Everyone has something to lose. Tensions rise, tempers flare, and agendas clash as time runs out to save a life, a marriage, and an athlete’s career.



Hell or High Water (Getting Dirty Book 3)

by Amanda Hooser

Grace Jackson is getting her life back on track. Mamaw is back home, Nate has moved in, and Grace and the crew are heading to a job on Blair Mountain in Logan County, West Virginia. Their dig is hampered by heavy rain and flooding, and when a nearby mudslide uncovers some bones, Grace finds herself digging up old secrets as well as human remains.



Sugar & Spice

by Saffina Desforges

~ Amazon China Number One best-seller                                
~ An iTunes Breakout book of 2013
~ Amazon #1 best-seller in Police Procedurals, Thrillers & Hard-Boiled
~ #2 in Amazon UK Top 100 overall chart
~ The 11th best-selling ebook of 2011
~ Waterstones #1 Thriller
~ A ‘Red Adept’ mystery prize winner 2011

Outstanding – compares well to any P.D. James novel.” – An American Editor

An unsettling read with echoes of Mo Hayder.” – Crimetime.co.uk

SUGAR & SPICE is the best-selling, controversial crime thriller the agents called “the last taboo”. Based on research and details from the case of notorious murderer, Robert Black and his capture, Sugar & Spice was deemed “Too controversial for the British market.”

Over half a million readers thought otherwise.

Now translated and published in multiple languages, Sugar & Spice is an international best-selling thriller.
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Would you trust a convicted sex offender to help you find your daughter’s killer? Claire did… Inspired by a news story of a man who begged a Judge to give him a longer sentence, because he knew he would harm again if released without treatment, Sugar & Spice is meticulously researched, asking the questions society prefers not to have answered. At once disquieting and challenging, Sugar & Spice is car-crash reading. Be warned: In Sugar & Spice not all things are nice…

Everyone has demons. What do you do when you can’t keep them quiet any longer? 



Blood Tides: A Will Castleton Novella (Will Castleton (Paranormal Detective))

by David Bain

Will Castleton is a “slightly psychic” U.S. Marshal. But lately Will’s visions have been arriving late…
Three weeks. Three visions. Three face-to-face encounters with death. Can Will win three races against time?

1. PHOENIX BLOOD – US Marshal Will Castleton receives one of his most powerful visions of danger while delivering a federal witness – all he knows is a blood-covered man holds a woman captive in an unspecified motel room. Within minutes Will is racing through the streets of Phoenix – can he fight and subdue the killer and rescue the woman, all while keeping his witness safe?

2. ISLAND GHOSTS – U.S. Marshal Will Castleton’s forced tropical vacation is no escape from his past. The reporter who cashed in on the tragedy resulting in Will’s psychic abilities is hot on his trail as Will races time through a hurricane to save a woman’s life.

3. COLD TIDE – U.S. Marshal Will Castleton finallly escapes the literal and figurative whirlwinds of the past two weeks for a romantic interlude in Miami – only to find himself trying to save a teen from succumbing to her addiction and death at the hands of an old nemesis from up north…

Will Castleton also appears in:
DEATH SIGHT
PURGATORY (Coming January 2016)
BLOOD TIDES
THE HOUSE IN CYRUS HOLLER
THE CASTLETON FILES
RETURN TO ANGEL HILL
and very briefly in GRAY LAKE: A NOVEL OF CRIME AND SUPERNATURAL HORROR

David Bain is the author of the Will Castleton paranormal investigator series, the Riders of the Weird West series, the Green River crime and horror series, the Write Thoughts series of books on writing, and many more novels and story collections (several co-written with C. Dennis Moore). An award-winning journalist, Bain is also a speaker and writing teacher, having taught writing to literally thousands of students over more than 25 years.



Curse of Rasputin: A Samantha Duncan Mystery (Samantha Duncan Mysteries Book 1)

by Daisy Thurbin

In this debut novel, Daisy Thurbin introduces the reader to Samantha Duncan, retired Oxford Don, expert art historian and neophyte investigator. Samantha is part Miss Marple, part Lara Croft and all business in this fast paced mystery. This superbly crafted and researched page turner incorporates the mystique of Rasputin with the very topical search to restore the Imperial Romanov treasures to Mother Russia. The action moves between London, Moscow and St Petersburg as the intrepid Ms Duncan fights off villains with the help of her ex-priest brother-in-law and her much married American cousin. This is the first in what promises to be a terrific new mystery series with characters the reader will want to meet again and again.



Counting On You (An OCD Murder/Mystery Book 1)

by Emily Antonen

Buddy Eckes has a problem with counting things. Worse, when he sees 5 things grouped together, it makes him angry. There’s a murder on campus and 5 items are found near the body. Did Buddy do the killing? Humor, romance, and suspense combine to make a great new adult story.



The River

by Patrick Jones

In rural Missouri, Crawford County has had more than its share of wildlife problems. Not even a year earlier the woods were home to a vicious killer brought back from extinction.

In “The Wolf’s Moon,” Mark Lansdowne and his pal, Warren Skruggs, sent them backâ?¦but at a cost. Now something is haunting the rivers in Crawford County.

The Missouri State Water Patrol must solve the deaths of several residents who died in “The River” but can they stop this menace before more people are killed?



Remorseless: A British Crime Thriller (Doc Powers & D.I. Carver Investigate #1)

by Will Patching

’A tale of twisted minds, psychopathic planning and dark moods… A really enjoyable read.’

â??I always felt like I was reading with my hands over my eyes, sort of peeking through my fingers, cringing at what I knew what was coming next…’

â??If you like your books gritty, dark with complex characters and a plot that takes you with it to the grand finale then you will enjoy this…’

â??Hooked me right from the start, a build up in tension as the book rolls along and some twists that will put a big smile on your face…’

‘Not for the lily livered…’

A devious serial killer, brutalized by years in prison is up for parole and, one way or another, he wants out.

Criminal profiler Doc Powers is assisted by Detective Inspector Jack Carver of London’s Metropolitan Police as he tries to unravel the truth about this violent psychopath while battling demons of his own.

Obsession, lust and revenge… Part murder mystery, part crime investigation, this unique noir killer thriller is a real page turner.

First in the series introducing Doc Powers, Forensic Psychologist, partnering DI Carver. Their second investigation is well underway and will be ready to read in 2016, with the third and final instalment of their adventures together expected during 2017.

From the back cover of the paperback version of Remorseless:

Peter Leech is a cunning, devious killer, brutalized by half a lifetime in prison for the vicious murder of his parents. Now he’s up for parole and, one way or another, he wants out.

He’s driven by obsessive lust for Judy Finch, a beautiful parole officer who spurned his advances, and his thirst for revenge on those he blames for his conviction.

His nemesis, Doc Powers, the forensic psychiatrist who assessed his mental health for trial, is now on the panel reviewing Leech’s parole application. But Doc fears for his own sanity. His feelings of guilt over his wife’s death and his terrible experiences as a criminal profiler threaten to overwhelm him. Hallucinations haunt Doc as he struggles to convince his colleagues that Leech is a dangerous unreformed psychopath.

A blossoming relationship with Judy helps Doc heal – emotionally and professionally – but he soon discovers he’s ill-prepared for Leech’s re-entry into his life…

A tense British Crime Thriller full of suspense, intriguing twists and a double figure bodycount… The first of a trilogy featuring the main characters.

Readers who loved this novel also enjoyed books by Mo Hayder, Alex Karva, Dean Kootz,Jeffrey Deaver, Val McDermid, Minette Walters, Brett Easton Ellis, Iain Banks’ Wasp Factory, Misery by Stephen King, the Hannibal Lecter novels by Thomas Harris and many more! If these authors appeal then you may well enjoy this dark disturbing thriller too…

Head to the website to hear the author narrating the opening pages of the new Audiobook version of Remorseless. You can also find out more about the novel, the characters and other thrillers. Join Will’s Readers Group for exclusive Member benefits…

www.remorselessthriller.com



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