Free mystery and thriller Kindle books for 11 Aug 18

Pad Pennywell

by Patrick Horn

During post civil war era reconstruction. Former slave Pad Pennywell had hopes of starting a new life with his wife, daughter and adopted family in Texas. Little did Pad Know that his life was about to be torn apart when his family is brutalized by a band of thieves and murderers. On the Harrisonburg road, a stretch of trail that connects the Natchez Trace with the El Camino Real, Pad and his family are taken captive by John West a psychopathic murderer whose charm and hypocrisy is only matched by his lust for blood and money. Pad’s only hope for escape is a group of geriatrics, children and a confederate veteran gunslinger that he has befriended over his two years as West’s slave. Dan Dean the gunslinger is desperately trying to redeem himself from the sins of his past. Based on a true story.



MR. ROOK (Mr. Rook’s Island Book 1)

by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff

From New York Times Bestseller, Mimi Jean Pamfiloff, Comes Part One of Mr. Rook’s Island, a Sexy, Dark, Romantic Suspense.

He’s Enigmatic, Dangerously Handsome, and COMPLETELY OFF-LIMITS…

The women who vacation on Mr. Rook’s exclusive island are looking for one thing and one thing only: to have their wildest romantic fantasies come to life. Pirates, cowboys, billionaires–there’s nothing Rook’s staff can’t deliver.

But when Stephanie Fitzgerald’s sister doesn’t return after her week in paradise, Stephanie will have to pose as a guest in order to dig for answers. Unfortunately, this means she’ll need to get close to the one thing on the island that’s not on the menu: the devastatingly handsome and intimidating Mr. Rook. And he’s not about to give the island’s secrets away.



Hopscotch

by David Sherwood

While completing a project for school, Becca Grey finds a distinct pattern in the lives of the women of her family tree. Since the 1730’s in every generation, the second daughter of the first daughter has never lived a day past eighteen. Her family has called it the ‘Tilly Curse’ after it’s first known victim. Her cousin Elisabeth, who is just five at the time, is next in line to suffer the same fate. Becca is determined to find the answer. In the years ahead she must hone her skills to try and defeat something beyond reasoning.



Forbidden Room (Forbidden Trilogy Book 1)

by Joanne Lewis

Fifteen years ago, in a mansion on Long Island, fourteen-and ten-year-olds Sara and Davey “Soldier Boy” Goldstein discover their parents shot to death. Murder? Suicide? Was that Uncle Charlie running from the scene? The children refuse to speak to the police and the crime is never solved.

Flash forward to the present and Sara – now an adult and the heiress to a very large fortune – is accused of killing Uncle Charlie. Soldier Boy has disappeared.

New attorney Michael Tucker has few clients, yearns to be like his famous grandmother and cannot afford to move out of his parents’ home. When Sara hires Michael, he gets the chance to defend an innocent person, a beautiful lover and notoriety like his grandmother. But is it more than he bargained for? Is Sara innocent or is she really a murderer?

Forbidden Room, a murder mystery, begins in the courtroom on the last day of Sara’s murder trial. The foreperson reads from the verdict form. “In The People of New York vs. Sara Goldstein, the defendant is foundâ?¦.”

Sara awakens in a hospital room where she was taken after fainting. Michael is by her side. Court is in recess until the following day. The verdict has not yet been announced. Told from the points of view of both Sara and Michael, Forbidden Room unfolds in complicated layers until the verdict is pronounced and Uncle Charlie’s murderer is revealed.



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