Free mystery and thriller Kindle books for 10 Jun 18

Out of Hiding (Seeking Sanctuary Romantic Suspense Book 1)

by Catherine Sue Morgan

When one more look-alike woman bearing her name is murdered just blocks away Genevieve Gordon flees Witness Protection to hide in the isolated woods of northeastern Oklahoma where she spent her childhood summers. There she encounters the best friend of her youth and her teenage sweetheart, JD Burke, a boy she’s never forgotten.

Back from war, tormented by flashbacks and knowing he is a danger to everyone he loves, JD Burke seeks solitude and sanctuary in the deep woods of his youth.

While the shadows of the past gather, and Genevieve fights to survive, JD vows to protect her from the obsessed stalker who draws ever closer. But as JD wrestles with his private demons, who will protect her from him?



Cozy Mysteries: A Well-Crafted Alibi (Whistler’s Cove Cozy Mystery Series Book 2)

by Cozy Cat Parker

When local artist Bill Strickland is murdered, at the opening of his latest exhibition, the idyllic small town of Whistler’s Cove is thrown into a state of disarray. Everyone is under suspicion, and it’s up to amateur sleuth Misty Williams to get to the bottom of things, and lift the veil of suspicion that has fallen on everyone in town.

But Misty has troubles of her own. She has a new found rival for the love of her life, David Green, and on top of that a large coffee house chain is threatening to move into the area and put her little teahouse out of business.

Will Misty be able to overcome these challenges at the same time as trying to solve the mystery of Bill Strickland’s untimely demise?

This second book in the Whistler’s Cove series brings back all the most endearing characters from book one: resident gossip Martha Johnstone, terrible cook Elsie Glover, the old men who spend all day playing checkers, and of course Misty’s trusty sidekick, that shy old cat Miss Mabel.

“A Well-Crafted Alibi” can be read as a stand-alone and fully contained story, or as part of Misty’s ongoing adventures in this delightful cozy mystery series.



Louisiana Bigshot: A Humorous New Orleans Mystery; Talba Wallis #2 (The Talba Wallis PI Series)

by Julie Smith

NOW AVAILABLE AS AN AUDIOBOOK!

“Smith has perfect pitch. It’s great to hear her again â?¦ a multilayered mystery and a quirky, believable heroine.” â?? Booklist

Louisiana Bigshot is the SECOND book in the Talba Wallis mystery series by Edgar Award-winning author Julie Smith

A POET, A BARONESS, A COMPUTER GENIUS, PLUS TWO DETECTIVES…AND THEY’RE ONLY TWO PEOPLE!

“Join Edgar winner Julie Smith for a climax as harrowing as it is cunning.” â??The Clarion Ledger, Jackson, MS

Meet the hottest detective duo in New Orleans–she’s Queen Latifah. He’s Danny DeVito. Or they would be if this were a movie–in print, they’re Talba Wallis and Eddie Valentino. Talba’s got the beauty, the brains, the computer savvy, the poetic soul,the youth, the right demographic, and the sass. Eddie’s got the detective agency. Also a short fuse and yes, wisdom. Not only do they make it work, they’ve got chemistry.

And they need every skill and ounce of courage they can summon in this intricate tale of a decades-old conspiracy only now coming home to roost, with the murder of Talba’s friend Babalu Maya. Babalu is actually Clayton Robineau, daughter of the local banker in a small Louisiana town that bears her name, a town buried under the weight of its own malevolent past.

Something terrible happened to Clayton as a child, but it was far from the usual “something terrible”. As Talba and Eddie investigate, they find it was an injuryâ??both pscyhic and physical–so bizarre, so shameful and damning that almost anyone in town would kill to cover it up. Or so it seems to the New Orleans duo as they dodge bullets and what passes for the law in this malignant enclave, fetid with the rot of its corruption, yet determined to keep its sordid skeletons buried.

Never did Faulkner’s words ring so true as in Clayton, Louisiana: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”

*Publisher;s note: Talba’s a spinoff from the beloved Skip Langdon series–by night she’s the performnce-poet, the Baroness de Pontalba, by day a computer genius (and hacker) as well as a detective. The story’s based on a real event.

“The quirky pleasure of watching the Baroness strut her stuff is worth the price of admission.” â??Houston Chronicle

“Louisiana Bigshot is a character-driven tale with plenty of action, suspense, and steamy southern atmosphereâ?¦ It’s an exhilarating romp that will have you cheering for Talba.” â??The Mystery Review

“Wallis is fine fun to get to knowâ?¦ a consistently interesting and likable woman of depth and complexity.” â??The Washington Post

“Talba Wallis has to be one of the most distinctive female detectives in the business. Her personality and her poetry are riveting reasons to read this book.” â??The Times-Picayune, New Orleans

“Smith’s new series is a whole other kettle of crayfish: wilder and funnier.” â??Chicago Tribune



Enemy in Blue: The Chase (Book #1) (The Cruz Marquez Thrillers)

by Derek Blass

Amazon’s bestselling cop thriller, Enemy in Blue!  

PRAISE FOR ENEMY IN BLUE

“The plot is as gripping as it is chilling. The story flows smoothly, and each chapter ends with the perfect amount of suspense to keep you wanting more. A fantastic and exciting read, as I could not put the book down.” -B.Burton

“A great first thriller for this young author. I would compare this story to John Grisham’s book of “The Innocent Man.” It is that captivating and more.” -M. Bautista

“You know a book is good when you are not an avid reader but you discover you don’t want to put a book down.” -E. Streible

BOOK DESCRIPTION

The streets aren’t safe when your enemy wears a blue uniform and a gold badge.

What if the good guys weren’t good?

What if a cop went rogue and killed an innocent man?

What if it was all caught on video and the cop would do anything to cover it up?

MORE PRAISE FOR ENEMY IN BLUE

“Much like the script of an action-packed movie, Enemy in Blue will buffet you from one hair-raising scene to another — and will always leave you pondering, who’s the real enemy?” -L.Capritta

“This novel took me out of my comfort zone and placed me in the shoes of many people in America who live in fear. Overall, it was excellent and I highly recommend it.” -Dolores M.

“I can honestly say that I could not put this book down!” -L. Rivera

“I can not believe all the places you go and the points of view you have as you consume these pages. If you are looking for a great read, look no further!!!” -S.Seitz

“Enemy in Blue grabbed me from page one and didn’t let go until the last page was turned. I had to keep reminding myself that this was a debut novel…. because it read like many of the seasoned legal thriller authors that I love to read and get lost in.” -K.Velte

For anyone that craves an action-packed thriller and can’t get their fill of John Grisham, Dean Koontz or James Patterson…ENEMY IN BLUE is your next escape!

“For action, body-count and digging into the underworld of police politics – this is really a great read. However, I think the best asset of the novel is the incredible drawing of the antagonist – the evil Sergeant Shaver really shines.”



Reluctant Hood (Red Hood Chronicles Book 1)

by Kendrai Meeks

A rebellious descendant. A werewolf on the prowl. With her friends in danger, can she become the red-cloaked hood the world needs?

Gerwalta “Geri” Kline has just thrown out generations of tradition. As a descendant of the mythical Little Red Riding Hood, Geri refuses to suffer the fate of a woman who tried to find her fairy tale endingâ?¦ and ended up dead. Despite possessing the powers of a “hood,” she resolves to head off to college and the big city, and live life as a humanâ?¦

As she attempts to create a new future in Chicago, her old life starts to creep in. Her lab professor turns out to be a vampire and the half-mad werewolf stalking campus is desperate for her help. No matter how much she wants to leave her lupine-lurking days behind, the world of night proves uncooperative. Soon enough, Geri is knee-deep in a terrifying vampire conspiracy. Her only hope to get out is to agree to help the werewolf, and act like the hood she doesn’t want to beâ?¦

Reluctant Hood is an imaginative urban fantasy tale that reinvents the classic Little Red Riding Hood legend. If you like headstrong heroines, original fantasy worlds, and fresh takes on Grimm’s fairy tales, then you’ll love Kendrai Meeks’ bewitching tale.

Buy Reluctant Hood to uncover a dark twist on a legendary story today!



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