Free mystery and thriller Kindle books for 08 Jul 18

Brazen Violations

by Jonathan Macpherson

Would you commit a major crime to save a child’s life?
Desperate to save his dying nephew, Mitch Walker agrees to risk his life and commit a dangerous crime, in exchange for life-saving medicine. But things go horribly wrong and he sets off a chain reaction of kidnapping, carnage and chaos. Hunted by ruthless criminals, Mitch’s only hope is a cop named Betts, who wants him behind bars. But the game changes when Betts is abducted, and the criminals surgically implant a bugging device inside him that they will trigger to kill him if he does not co-operate, and lead them to Mitch. Betts must outsmart the criminals if he is to save Mitch, the child and himself.

If you love a fast paced, action packed thriller, Buy BRAZEN VIOLATIONS today.

“Exhilarating and intense, this dynamite debut is loaded with thrills and wicked fun!” – John Yull, producer Unknown, Run.

“A cracking tale taking the crime genre kicking and bleeding into the 21st Century via some high-tech twists that will leave you squirming and cringing in your seat.” — Amazon Customer

“Original, exciting and most of all fun” — David Caesar, film director.

“One hell of a ride!” — Give Me Books

“A cracking read… …not for the faint of heart” — Amazon customer

“The best crime thriller of the past decade” — Goodreads review



The Wolves of Los Angeles: A Gripping Serial Killer Thriller (Jared Walker Series Book 1)

by Alexander Wise

A FAST-PACED, SUSPENSEFUL THRILLER

A serial killer is on the loose, but not just a usual bald guy who kills two or three people and then spends the rest of his life in prison. This serial killer is the best in his profession. A genius who thinks ten steps ahead of everyone. A mastermind who makes bemusing the police his ambition. An egomaniac who can’t even think of anyone smarter than himself. His ghastly crimes and mad games bewilder every mind in Los Angeles Police Department.

Jared Walker, the best detective in California, gets the hardest case of his career which he tries to solve with his great mind. While solving the perplexing case, he finds out the serial killer has an accomplice, then the ride becomes bumpier, crazier, and wittier. Amid the deluge of his strategies, the serial killer initiates his master plan which makes everyone deranged, but Jared Walker doesn’t even shudder a little and tries to be two steps ahead of the killer.

The Wolves of Los Angeles is an exceptional crime novel which pictures the war between a brilliant detective and a psychotic serial killer. The novel’s ingenious strategies and plot twists will make your mind awed and bewildered at the same time.



Fallen Pride: A Jesse McDermitt Novel (Caribbean Adventure Series Book 4)

by Wayne Stinnett

Retired Marine Jesse McDermitt faces an antagonist unlike none that he’s faced before, post-traumatic stress. A friend’s son, dishonorably discharged from the Corps, is suffering from nightmares, brought on by an incident that was the catalyst for his discharge.

With Jesse’s help he learns to cope with his demons and gets his discharge overturned, so that he may once again serve the country he loves.

Meanwhile, another foe is out to get Jesse, Deuce, and anyone else that gets in the way, including a highly placed elected official. When it’s learned that the foe is one of their own, all hell breaks loose around the Florida Keys.

The royalties earned from this novel are donated to Homes for Warriors in Brevard County, Florida, to help build and remodel homes to be given to deserving veterans and their families.



His Curious Imp (Rakes of Mayfair Book 4)

by Melinda Barron

Gabriella Saunders wants to be a reporter. She’s biding her time at the London Sentinel, transcribing notes and doing correspondence, when she’s assigned to help the horrible John McNutt with an undercover investigation. The investigation stalls but Gabby decides to follow up on her own.

Lord Fergus McIntyre finds Lady Essex’s friend intriguing. She’s beautiful and strong but needs a keeper. Her independence is admirable but not when she puts her life in danger. She uncovers a large, dangerous crime ring, and is determined to get the story and expose them, so he steps up to keep her safe – by all means necessary.

Their feelings grow, as does Gabby’s persistence and Fergus’ strong need to protect her. Gabby soon learns her actions have consequences and Fergus is man enough to follow through.

This is book four in the Rakes of Mayfair series but can be read as a standalone.

Publisher’s Note: This steamy historical romance includes elements of mystery, suspense, danger, and power exchange.



Risky Relics (Rose Hollow Mysteries Book 1)

by E.Z. Pennington

Becky Olson’s life changed when she got a letter from her Aunt Pauline. The strange thing is that Pauline had been gone for years, simply disappearing from the face of the earth. Then one day, Becky received a letter via her aunt’s lawyer, telling her she’d inherited an antique shop. She wasn’t a very impulsive person, but Becky took up the offer, packed up her life and moved to Rose Hollow.

Rose Hollow was a tiny town in Maine, wildly wealthy and full of strange residents: there was always something going on. An uncomfortable chill runs just below the surface, belying a community that plays for keeps but plays it closer to the chest. The residents are nice, but nosy and Becky feels sort of out of place after she moves in and re-opens the store that that been closed for years.

Then, after one late night, a dead body turns up in Becky’s store, and it is up to her to find out who did it or risk losing her store and the new life she’s just begun! This Cozy Mystery Novel is packed with quirky characters, rousing romps and a whodunnit that wraps up cleanly. No cliffhangers, no curse words and no obscenity.



LOVE HURTS, POPPY’S DILEMMA, and THE GHOSTS OF BROOKE HALL

by M. Merrymot and C.J. Greenwood

Mystery, romance, tragedy, all may be found within this trio of short reads. Romantic Alexis genuinely believes true love lasts forever. Poppy, sexually exploited by a conman for financial gain. Then, heiresss Olivia who marries a man she thinks she knows and understands but reality is in fact fantasy – until her world is endangered. Relax, sit back and enjoy. Best taken with a glass of wine…or two.
C.J. Greenwood ‘s new crime novels AN EVIL GENE (2016) and THE MARSDEN MURDERS (2017) feature Det. Inspector Dan Craig, CID. Like his heroine Miss Marple, Dan is like a dog with a bone, never ceasing to be the sleuth until he finally makes an arrest.
Prefer lighthearted crime? Esme Gough’s comedies, An Incorrigible Liar, and it’s sequel, Amateurs in the Art of Murder, are guaranteed to make you chuckle. Joshua Wright is a busy man – having three wives all at the same time. Naturally there are consequences when the wives find out about each other…….Mild sexual content.



The Immortality Contract

by Scott Burdick

The unsolved murder of his wife and daughter leads a scientist on a mission of revenge. To unmask and destroy the killer, he must defeat death itselfâ??as well as ignite the ultimate showdown between science and religion.



Chasing the Son (The Green Berets Book 9)

by Bob Mayer

Place, time and family. Three things that shape individuals. Sometimes with love. Other times with violence.

Former covert operative, Horace Chase, has just discovered he has a son; a son who fled the Military Institute of South Carolina a year and a half ago after being accused of murder. The victim is the grandson of the most powerful woman in Charleston, South Carolina, who has sworn vengeance.

Chase teams up with another former covert operative, Dave Riley, and one of Riley’s old CIA friends, Kate Westland, to find his son and uncover the truth. Barely into their investigation they become caught up in a land development deal for Daufuskie Island worth hundreds of millions.

Chase and Riley’s covert background has taught them many things, but the most valuable has been that nothing is ever as it appears as an old nemesis rears her head, hell bent on revenge against them both along with a good helping of greed.

And in the shadows hovers THE CELLAR, the agency that polices the world of covert operations.

One by one, the competitors of the land deal are being killed and the threat to Chase’s son grows. And nothing, not the present, not the past, and no one, are as they appear to be.

Who will be left standing?



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.



Blind Date

by Criss Carr

Mona Cooper is a beautiful and independent woman who is looking for ‘Mr. Right’. It shouldn’t be too hard due to the fact that she has four men chasing her, right? Because of her quest for love, she is now going through the most troubling time of her life! Her sister, Nicki, has been setting her up on Blind Dates with different men… leaving someone heartbroken!
After one of her dates, Mona is now being stalked and threatened by a man close to her. She decides to call the police and get help from the smooth, yet arrogant, Detective McCall. Soon, tragedy strikes at the hands of her stalker, causing her more pain than ever! Her stalker makes it clear to her that she is next… and there’s nothing anyone can do about it!
Mona and Detective McCall have to find out which of the men in her life is heartbroken enough to want her dead!
This sexy and enticing thriller will leave you breathless and wanting more. Sit back and enjoy Mona Cooper’s story of the Blind Date that will change her life forever!



The Baptist Gospel

by Terri Wyatt

1921-An English priest arrives at Mar Saba monastery, situated between Bethlehem and Jerusalem to catalogue the vast library, virtually untouched since the building was founded by Saint Sabbas over fifteen hundred years ago. What he finds there changes not only his life, but his whole belief system and begins a chain reaction of events which culminates in mass murder and the possible destruction of a faith that has endured for two millennia.
PRESENT DAY-Someone is murdering Roman Catholic priests using methods not seen since the Holy Inquisitions. The killer is using each one as a â??witness’ to an ancient gospel which he is confident will herald in a new era for Christians around the world.
At each murder scene a page of the gospel is left together with a letter to DCI Samantha Brown who is tasked with catching this most sadistic of killers. Sam enlists the help of Professor Mike Severn, an expert in ancient writing in the hope that they can prevent more deaths. Together with doubts of her own surrounding the accuracy of the canonical gospels, Sam also has to contend with an assassin from the Vatican who will stop at nothing to retrieve the gospel and maintain the status quo.



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