Free mystery and thriller Kindle books for 12 Jul 18

Matchmaker Mysteries Books 1 & 2: An Affair to Dismember & Citizen Pain

by Elise Sax

“Fans of laugh-out-loud romantic suspense will enjoy this author as she joins the ranks of Janet Evanovich, Katie MacAllister, and Jennifer Crusie.”â??Booklist, on An Affair to Dismember
“Elise Sax will win your heart.”â??New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis
Enjoy the first two books in the Matchmaker Mysteries Series for the price of one!
An Affair to Dismember:

Three months has been Gladie Burger’s limit when it comes to staying in one place. That’s why Gladie is more than a little skeptical when her Grandma Zeldaâ??who is more than a little psychic– recruits her into the family’s matchmaking business in the quaint small town of Cannes, California. What’s more, Gladie is also highly unqualified, having a terrible track record with romance. Still, Zelda is convinced that her granddaughter has her clairvoyant “gift.” But when the going gets tough, Gladie wonders if this gift has a return policy.
When Zelda’s neighbor drops dead in his kitchen, Gladie is swept into his bizarre family’s drama. Despite warnings from the (distractingly gorgeous) chief of police to steer clear of his investigation, Gladie is out to prove that her neighbor’s death was murder. It’s not too long before she’s in way over her headâ??with the hunky police chief, a dysfunctional family full of possible killers, and yet another mysterious and handsome man, whose attentions she’s unable to ignore. Gladie is clearly being pursuedâ??either by true love or by a murderer. Who will catch her first?

Citizen Pain:

Lovably troublesome Gladie Burger runs into sizzling danger and a fiery love triangle in the second installment of Elise Sax’s hilarious and sexy Matchmaker Mysteries series.
Since joining the family matchmaking business run by her eccentric and psychic Grandma Zelda, Gladie is always looking for love. But when an unbearable toothache knocks her out of commission and into the dentist’s chair, she prays only for relief. No such luck. Emerging from an anesthetic haze, Gladie awakes to find that not only is her tooth still throbbing, but her dentist is deadâ??and the lead suspect in the murder, office receptionist Belinda, just so happens to be Gladie’s first real client. Now it’s up to Gladie to find Belinda a man and keep her from being locked up behind bars.
As if that weren’t enough distraction, two gorgeous men are vying for Gladie’s attention: Spencer, the playboy chief of police, and Holden, Gladie’s secretive, gorgeously muscled neighbor. Still, Gladie’s not complaining about having a helping hand or two when the case leads her to a dangerously bizarre cult. She may have met her matchâ??and if she’s not careful, it could be her last.

How to Bake a Murder (A Cookie and Cream Cozy Mystery Book 1)

by K.J. Emrick

“I can’t get a pulse. Cookie, call for an ambulance.”

Definitely not the words you want to hear when a man has just collapsed in the middle of your bakery.

A few minutes is all it took for Karen ‘Cookie’ Williams to be thrust into the center of a nightmare. A customer was dead and she was considered a suspect. Her beloved shop was a crime scene.

Things weren’t looking so great for her.

If you add in the strange figure that was lurking around at night, the prominent businessman who was harassing her to sell up and an unhappy granddaughter who was spending the summer with her you had a recipe for disaster.

Can Cookie work out who killed her customer and save her bakery from ruin before she becomes a victim herself?

The Primary Protocol: A Michael Bishop Supernatural Adventure (The Dossiers of Asset 108 Book 2)

by J.M. Guillen

Castaway in a hostile reality. Hunted by telepathic zealots. Trapped within an endless, labyrinthine city…

Michael Bishop has been captured by forces unknown.

Stricken with amnesia and wandering within dank, unused tunnels, Asset 108 might be in a situation he can’t snark or seduce his way out of. Accompanied by his terminally gorgeous girlfriend, he finds himself floundering through firefights at the center of an interdimensional web of schemes.

He doesn’t even remember how to use a gun.

A firestorm of bullets and an elegant ruse later, Michael stumbles into an alternate dimension, a terrifying plane of existence far from his own. Now, with a few old friends and none of his fancy technology, Bishop has to navigate a city of intrigue and alien horror.

Inhuman machinations loom in the shadows of this place- schemes that threaten the Facility itself…

The Primary Protocol: A Michael Bishop Supernatural Thriller is the second standalone book in the Dossiers of Asset 108 series. If you like wildly sarcastic characters, other-dimensional weirdness, and zany cybertech, then you’ll love JM Guillen’s action-packed otherworldly adventure!

Buy The Primary Protocol to lose yourself in another reality today!

A Shot of Red (Entangled Select)

by Tracy March

During the launch of Moncure Therapuetics’ new flu vaccine, Mia Moncure is rocked by news that the public relations director at her family’s company has been found dead in Switzerland. A cryptic video warns her that something is amiss with the vaccine, and convinces Mia that his death wasn’t accidental.
Determined to expose the killer, Mia heads to Lucerne, where her own life is threatened. Desperate for backup, she turns to Gio Lorenzo, communications director for a high-ranking senator, even though she’s still reeling from their one-night stand months before. Mia and Gio race to uncover a deadly scheme that threatens to ruin her family’s company. But time is running out. Millions of people are being vaccinated, and any of them could be the next to die.

Murder on the Down Low (Vernetta Henderson Series Book 3)

by Pamela Samuels Young

The third book in the Vernetta Henderson series!

A high-profile lawsuit erupts into chaos, revealing its place in a larger spree of violence in this scandalous tale of lust, lies, and vengeance. A brazen gunman is targeting prominent African American men on the streets of Los Angeles, and police are completely baffled. At the same time, savvy big-firm attorney Vernetta Henderson and her outrageous sidekick, Special, lead the charge for revenge against a man whose deceit caused his fianceé’s death. For Special, hauling the man into court and suing him for wrongful death just isn’t good enough. While she exacts her own brand of justice, a shocking revelation connects the contentious lawsuit and the puzzling murders.

Rome Unbound: Servus

by Christopher Lee Buckner

It has been over a century since Caesar first landed on Britain’s shores. Now Rome has conquered the savage land, but civil unrest still prevailsâ?¦

Quintus Liberius Verus, a newly assigned centurion to the Ninth Legion, has been sent from Judea to take up a new post in Britain. He needs a new beginning. When Verus arrives, he realises the situation in Britain is unstable. The natives are still resentful of their captors – the embers of war are burning deep below the surface. Verus is a hero to the men of the Fourth Cohort after leading the recapture of Elginhaugh from the barbarian horde.

Verus, with his native lover, Bryher, at his side, faces the predictable backlash and the dark shadows of his own past that threaten to overwhelm him. Humanity, honour and freedom are all at stake in the epic battle for the control of Ancient Britain. Sometimes a man must go against the orders of his superiors. When it is discovered he has been supplying rations to the starving Britons, he is immediately cashiered.

Christoper Lee Buckner’s historical novel Rome Unbound: Servus finds the â??disloyal’ Verus bound on a slave ship for the flesh markets of Gaul. He is at the mercy of slaves who hate Romans and slave traders alike. A life of toil in the marble quarries of North Africa beckons. His only hope – and a slender one at that – is that he might escape it as a gladiator if he can catch the eye. And all he really wants is to return to Britain to be with his Bryher.

It is the deadliest of situations. Can even a battle-hardened centurion survive?

Servus is the third in the Rome Unbound series, following on from Whispers of Rebellion (Book 1) and Dishonoured (Book 2).

Christopher Lee Buckner has worked as a writer, game designer and creative director for a number of video game studios over the past 12 years, and as a novelist writing across genres including historical fiction, science fiction, horror. His published output includes: Wolves of Rome; Rome Unbound: Whispers of Rebellion; Rome Unbound: Dishonored; Conquest of Heroes: End of an Era; Conquest of Heroes: Trinity; Conquest of Heroes: Second Rapture; Nightblood Ascension and Valkyrie.

Lashed (The Wild Cards MC Book 1)

by Carmen Faye

He’s going to tie me down and make me scream his name.

I know exactly the kind of man he is.
No amount of tattoos, muscles, or stacks of money can change what lies underneath.

A monster.

A monster that take whatever he wants.
A monster that won’t stop until he gets his way.

I should have stayed away from him.
I should’ve kept my distance.

But once he’s got me in his bedâ?¦ I’d do anything to stay.

Lashed is book 1 of The Wild Cards MC trilogy. Books 2 and 3, Whipped and Chained are available everywhere now!

Starfish Prime (Blackfox Chronicles Book 2)

by T.S. O’Neil

Michael Blackfox thought he’d left Marine Force Recon behind, but they had other ideas.

The best trained man for a high risk mission is dead and Blackfox is uniquely qualified to be the heir apparent.

The trouble is he and his father are currently fugitives on the run from the law. Marine Special Operations roughly brings Michael back into the fold, while allowing his father to be arrested and extradited. If Michael cooperates, the government will go easy on his dad.

A Russian arms dealer recovers an ICBM from Iraq during the invasion and sells it to the Iranians. They commission him to reconfigure the missile as an electromagnetic pulse weapon that, if fired, will destroy all electronics in the United States–effectively plunging the country back to the nineteenth century.

Dan Pollock – author of The Running Boy and Lair of the Fox, says “STARFISH PRIME, his second outing, is an even better romp than TAMPA STAR”

  • “Best-in-the-biz military-techno action heavily spiced with raunchy humor and exotic locales–that’s O’Neil’s winning recipe”

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F.D.B 2: The Finale

by Karizma Keys

After finding out the truth about Tanjanisha, Floyd doesn’t know who to trust. As he tries to get back to business his mind is more focus on revenge. At first, he finds comfort in a familiar friend but soon realizes he’s looking for more. When Floyd sets his eyes on Saleena, he’s the last thing in the world she wants but somehow she finds herself entertaining him. When tragedy strikes again things get even more complicated forcing Floyd and Saleena to band together and strengthen their bond.
Tanjanisha just doesn’t have the answers. When she finds out what Kari did she urges him to leave town and stay away but soon she realizes he’s all she has. Still believing she can turn things around and get her man back she does everything in her power to get back into good graces with Floyd. But distancing herself from Kari won’t be as easy as it sounds and once she realizes that Saleena is threatening to take her spot, the down spiral begins. Join the F.D.B gang for this final installment to see who will put their lived back in order and who will go on a complete warpath?

Can’t Find My Way Home

by Jake Wilhelm


“Can’t Find My Way Home” is a collection of short stories devoted to how far a person will go when their lives didn’t go the way they wanted them to.

Our title story features Kris and Ray. They should have been rock gods. Their meteoric rise in the electric blues band â??Adam’s Rockets’ exploded in the stratosphere when bandleader Adam ruined their key performance. After decades of obscurity for everyone, Adam needs help.

Will he get it?

“To Balance the World” gives us Charlie. There are a lot of nice people in the world – Charlie isn’t one of them. He’s served 26 years for killing his wife’s lover. Now he’s out, and along with staying by his side, his wife wants to act like nothing happened. Not so with Charlie. He has it in his mind that he should and will kill his wife. Will they make it home?

Unlike Charlie, the husband in “Our Separate Ways” loves his wife. He loves her with a passion – although it’s been 17 years since she was kidnapped, never to be seen again.

Wait a minute.

He’s just seen her.

Our collection concludes with “Behoove”. Richie has just come into some money thanks to some ancient dirty pictures featuring the state’s Governor in much younger days. Her lawyer wants the pictures and he’s willing to pay big bucks for â??em. Too bad Richie has neighbors…

Street Spells: Seven Urban Fantasy Shorts

by Aimee Easterling

Magic stalks modern streets.

Werewolves and witches. Demons and elves. Street Spells compiles seven new and exclusive short stories featuring mythical beings hidden in plain sight.

Aimee Easterling: “Scapegoat”

Tori Centanni: “Dead Goblins and Overdue Rent”

Rachel Medhurst: “Magically Hidden”

Dale Ivan Smith: “Siloed”

Becca Andre: “Alchemy and Destiny”

N. R. Hairston: “Dirty Magic”

Kat Cotton: “Run Away”

Break out of jail, hunt down magical art thieves, and dabble in alchemy as you discover a new author (or seven) in this page-turning collection of paranormal shorts.

EL JUICIO DE LA MENTE (Spanish Edition)

by Enrique Sohns

James, un joven timido de estados unidos, toma una serie de decisiones en la vida que hacen que su vida cambie radicalmente.
Que harías tú en las situaciones que están por venir en la vida de James?

Come What May: A Private Investigator Series of Crime and Suspense Thrillers (The Malone Mystery Novels Book 1)

by Larry Darter

A tale of deceit, betrayal, dark choices, and murder that reviewers describe as “gripping,” “full of suspense and thrills,” and “hard to put down.”

Inspired by a shocking true story, Come What May, the debut book in the new Ben Malone detective mystery series, is a high-stakes thrill ride through the gritty underbelly of the City of Angels and a look at the darker side of human nature.

Ben Malone is a veteran Los Angeles Police detective with a bright future ahead of him. Or so he thought until he is caught up in a run of bad luck and his life starts falling apart. The worst of it, his unfortunate entanglement in a spate of fatal on-duty shootings at a time when activists are protesting the use of deadly force by police and rioting all over the country. On edge and questioning his judgment, Malone’s LAPD superiors speculate that he may be too quick to use deadly force.

Relieved from street duty, Malone is sequestered in Robbery-Homicide Division’s Cold Case Homicide Section to keep him under wraps while he undergoes department-mandated psychiatric evaluation. His work-related problems compounded by a vindictive ex-wife intent on bleeding him dry financially sends Malone into a spiral of depression that soon has him drinking too much in the attempt to cope.

Initially resentful over his reassignment to the cold case section, Malone’s attitude starts to change when he and new partner, Detective Jaime Reyes, come across the files of a cold as ice, 23-year-old unsolved murder case. The more they study the case, the more certain they become that the theory pursued by the original investigators was completely wrong.

Since the decades-old murder does not fit the unit’s criteria for reopening a cold case for active investigation, Malone and Reyes embark on an “off-the-books” investigation. Predictably, that creates some problems, especially for Malone. It quickly becomes clear that there are powerful forces at work both inside and outside the LAPD determined to keep the truth behind the murder buried along with the corpse.

The more resistance he encounters, the more unwavering Malone becomes in his unwillingness to let sleeping dogs lie, even when things start to get increasingly personal. His persistence in digging up bones from the past begins to threaten his very career with the LAPD. Even when the investigation sends him hurtling into more trouble than he ever dreamed possible, Malone is unrelenting. He is determined to solve the mystery and to uncover the truth behind the brutal 23-year-old unsolved murder, come what may.

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