Free mystery and thriller Kindle books for 26 Oct 18

Winslow: The Lost Hunters (Winslow Doyle Mysteries Book 1)

by David Francis Curran

A 15-year-old first-time hunter and her father go missing on the first day of hunting season: a wilderness guide whose only hope until now has been the ghost of his late wife, a wilderness hunt, an abandoned mine, a struggle to survive, a wolf in sheep’s clothing, and a daring escape attempt with a killer giving chase. WINNER 2018 READER’S FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF EXCELLENCE IN WRITING.

Magical Blend (A Paramour Bay Cozy Paranormal Mystery Book 1)

by Kennedy Layne

USA Today Bestselling Author Kennedy Layne switches creative gears and brings you a cozy paranormal mystery that will have you wishing these unique and comical characters could spring to life with a twitch of your nose…  An inherited tea shop, a quaint little Connecticut town, and its quirky residents have Raven Marigold believing her luck is about to change for the better. Of course, that was before she and her best friend found a dead body in the back of the charming store. Things go from bad to worse when Raven begins to hear a talking cat spouting on and on about magic and mayhem.

Once Raven accepts that she’s not losing her mind, she finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation while discovering her family’s unusual lineage–the Marigolds are bona fide witches!

‘Tis the season to be scared and delighted…this wickedly charming tale includes magical tea blends, an enchanting spell book, and an eerie cottage on the edge of town that contains a special surprise you won’t want to miss!

Wine Thief

by Mary Billiter

What happens when a corporate spy clashes with a woman he can’t help but fall for? In Mary Billiter’s witty novel of deception and heat, a red-hot suit and a beautiful academic are linked by a vineyard and the mystery surrounding its origins.

Chloe Dorsey places her belongings in storage, puts Southern California in her rearview mirror, and heads to her sister’s home in Northern California for a fresh start. As one of the newly hired wine educators at the Napa Valley Point Resort and Winery, Chloe’s knowledge of wine is as limited as her income.

Anthony “Tony” Mahoney has one objectiveâ??to locate the Mother Vine, the source of the rare and award-winning wine that can only be found at the Napa Valley Point Resort and Winery. His talent for stealing secrets is tested when he makes an unlikely alliance with the one woman who could destroy all his plans.

Can Chloe stop the wine thief, or will she have her heart crushed in the process?

Where To?

by Andrei Mihut

Waking up in a sweat-soaked bed after yet another nightmare-filled night, 32-year-old, chain-smoking, unemployed and chronically miserable Christoph finds that he isn’t able to stay locked away from the world, as he has made a habit of doing, in his small studio apartment anymore.

Compelled by the urge to escape from something he can’t define, he unwillingly sets off on a journey into himself as he travels across Vienna.

“Where To?” relates the story of his internal struggle over the course of three days which may produce the change he is hoping for in his life.

Will he remain incarcerated within the apartment walls which make up the prison he has condemned himself to, trapped within the confines of his own mind, entombed in a body he loathes, or will he find a way to escape from it all?

Murder at Maypole Manor: A Posie Parker Mystery (The Posie Parker Mystery Series Book 3)

by L.B. Hathaway

Lies, Spies, Film Stars and Murder

New Year’s Eve, 1921

Posie has been asked to accompany Inspector Richard Lovelace of Scotland Yard on an undercover mission. Their destination is a glittering New Year’s Eve party at Maypole Manor, the clifftop home of Lord Robin Glaysayer. Among the twelve guests are a famous film star, an artist, an Italian nobleman, a government spy and a clairvoyant.

With a blizzard raging outside, when a killer strikes, the Inspector and Posie’s skills are tested to breaking point as they try to find the murderer before he attacks again.

But danger lurks at every corner: just who exactly is the mysterious thirteenth house guest? Why is Posie being singled out for special attention?

And will she ever see Alaric Boynton-Dale ever again?

This is a classic Golden Age of Crime murder mystery which will appeal to fans of Agatha Christie and Downton Abbey. ‘Murder at Maypole Manor’ is the third book in the delightfully classic Posie Parker Mystery Series, although the novel can be enjoyed as a stand-alone story in its own right.

If you love an action-packed historical cozy crime with a feisty protagonist, download a sample or buy ‘Murder at Maypole Manor’ now.

Ë?Ë?Ë? Other books by L.B. Hathaway available on Amazon:

‘Murder Offstage’ (A Posie Parker Mystery #1)

‘The Tomb of the Honey Bee’ (A Posie Parker Mystery #2)

‘The Vanishing of Dr Winter’ (A Posie Parker Mystery #4)

‘Murder of a Movie Star’ (A Posie Parker Mystery #5)

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Killing Edge of Justice: A Gripping Suspense Novella (An Argentina Saga Book 1)

by William Jack Stephens

Ramon Banu Lasso de la Vega was born into Spanish nobility. He chose the life of a killer instead…  Trained in the deadliest arts, he cultivated his talent for killing as a military assassin in the trenches of the first World War. When there was no one left to kill, he fled to South America to build his own little empire in the criminal underworld of La Paz.

Juan Carlos was abandoned as a child and living on the cobblestone streets when Ramon pulled him into his world of corruption and murder. He trained him, controlled him, and used him. Being a feared street soldier was all he ever knew, until Ramon bought the beautiful young Gisele from the Franciscans. To Ramon, she’s property. To Juan Carlos, she is magical. She brings him a vision of love and family, and a life that Juan Carlos could have never imagined. But to have that life, they will have to betray Ramon, and risk everything in a thrilling escape. It sets the stage for revenge, and a deadly variety of justice that exists outside the boundaries of law and order. A place where only the vigilante brings balance to the world.

But this story doesn’t end here for the young lovers. Their desperate escape will take them a thousand miles away to the far reaches of Argentina, and dreams of a new life. A life of home and family, and living in the great expanse of the Patagonian Andes. Can they, and their children, escape the sins of their past? Or will the world hunt them down and collect the heavy debt they ran so far to leave behind?  This is a must-read tale that spans several generations in one of the most romantic destinations of the world. Click the Buy button Now.

>>> Previously published as Andalusian Legacy

The Twelve Apostles (Robert Budd Mystery Book 7)

by Gerald Verner

Only Detective Robert Budd can crack this case…or can he?

The queer business of the Silver Saints and the tragic series events at Monk’s Ferry began in London when Lew Cator was deliberately struck by a speeding car and left for dead in the gutter.

When they picked him up he was unconscious, but on the way to the infirmary he recovered for a sufficient length of time to request that superintendent Robert Budd should be sent for, and there was so much urgency in his demand that the police telephoned to Scotland Yard at once.

Lew was on his deathbed, and only managed to gasp a cryptic message to Budd before he died:

“The Abbot’s Key. The feller…in the car wanted it…wasn’t no accidentâ?¦”

“A million quidâ?¦the Twelve Apostles…”

Gerald Verner (1897-1980) was the pseudonym of British writer John Robert Stuart Pringle. Born in London, Verner wrote more than 120 novels that have been translated in over 35 languages, and many of his books have been adapted into films, radio serials and stage plays. Verner also wrote forty-four Sexton Blake tales.

Georgie Be Good: Georgie B. Goode Vintage Trailer Mysteries Book 2

by Marg McAlister

After amazing herself by solving her very first case, Georgie has packed up her vintage gypsy caravan (with cunningly hidden modern conveniences) and taken herself off to the Retro Rally in L.A.

Why is she going there? Well, to catch up with the fun retro crowd, for one thing – how could anyone resist gorgeous retro trailers and vintage vans, and all those people whooping it up in 50s clothes? Sailor dresses, high-waist shorts and cats-eye glasses – what a scene.

But something else has drawn Georgie to the West Coast, and she has no idea who or what until she gets there. Then someone comes to her gypsy caravan seeking helpâ?¦ and Georgie follows the trail with the help of her crystal ball and her fledgling CBI team.

CBI Teamâ?¦ Um, don’t you mean CSI?

Nope, it’s CBI: Crystal Ball Investigations!

It’s an unlikely crew. As well as Georgie, the great-granddaughter of a gypsy vagabond, the team consists of Scott a forest ranger from Australia; Layla, who dresses in 50s clothes and sells retro trailers, and Tammy, the glamorous secret ally who is in love with Georgie’s low-down snake of a brother, Jerry.

Well, everyone has to start somewhereâ??right?

The Scorekeeper: A Suspense Thriller (A Reed & Billie Novel Book 6)

by Dustin Stevens

“I don’t even know if the call is real. All I know is there is some girl on the line saying her name is Della Snow and that she is trapped inside a box right now.”

It started as a quiet night, a much needed reprieve for the overworked team of Detective Reed Mattox and his K-9 partner Billie. With just a single phone call from dispatch, both are plunged into a nightmare they could have never imagined.

Somewhere in the greater Columbus area, a young twenty-something is sealed away inside a coffin. With no recollection of how she got there or who might have put her there, she is desperate. Armed only with a dying cellphone and a waning oxygen supply, her hours on earth are limited.

Calling on every resource imaginable, Reed and Billie sprint headlong into the search, embarking on a twisted path that proves to be so much larger than they could have ever imagined.

Bit by bit, their search takes them across the entire west side of the city, each stop building toward an explosive conclusion that could alter their partnership forever.

I Stole His Car (Love at First Crime Book 1)

by Jessica Frances

I Stole His Car (Love at First Crime, #1)

She stole his car, so he stole her heartâ?¦

I saw something I never should have seen.
I took something they wanted back.
I was desperate.
So, I did something I never would have normally done.
I stole a car.
Not just any car.
His car.
Now I have no choice but to trust him.
Only he can help me get out of this mess.
Then, when we both become hunted,
And when feelings begin to complicate things,
Can I still count on his protection?
Can I trust what is happening between us to be real?
Because, as some people say: there is nothing quite like love at first â?¦ crime.

*Author Note
Warning: This book contains course language and sexual situations. There are themes of abuse, rape and torture. While these are not largely seen on page, please be aware that there may be triggers.

Recommended for readers 17+

This book is a stand-alone. Each book in this series can be read out of order. Couples will crossover with other books, so it is recommended they are read in order to get the full enjoyment out of those appearances.

Professionally Edited by: C&D Editing

Approx. 72,000 words.

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