Free mystery and thriller Kindle books for 17 Jan 19

The Passing of Pascal (Madame’s Murder Mysteries Book 1)

by Annette Moncheri

Running a high-class brothel in 1920s Paris would be challenging enough even if Madame weren’t also a vampire. But to make matters far worse, a young man has the audacity to try to kill Melodie – one of the brothel’s ladies – and then fall over dead.

At first the police rule the death an accident, but then they find poison in the body. And Madame also finds a note that implicates a jealous wife in the attack on Melodie – but then who poisoned the attacker? It’s all very confusing… And worse yet, is Melodie still in danger?

Of course, Madame is determined to find out what has happened in her maison and set it straight – without revealing her powers or upsetting the very attractive Monsieur Inspector Thibauld Baudet who is appointed to the case.

This is the first story in Madame’s Murder Mysteries, a historical cozy series with a sense of humor, a taste of the paranormal, and a touch of romance. Perfect for fans of Posie Parker, Ginger Gold, or Lady Katherine.

*These short books can be enjoyed in about 45 minutes – perfect for a long commute or some bedtime reading!*
*These books can stand alone, but you may enjoy the series more if you read them in order.*
*No swear words, no graphic scenes, no gore, and no cliffhangers.*



In the Wrong Hands: A Gripping Medical Mystery Thriller (The Technothriller & Crime series Book 2)

by Avi Domoshevizki

In the Wrong Hands, a thriller full of unexpected twists and intriguing characters, delves into the real-life world of DNA editing, where science and science fiction are about to meet and change the face of medicine forever

Two unrelated bodies…

A homeland security agent is found dead. Shocking evidence reveals the cause of death is the simultaneous collapse of the man’s blood vessels. When a second body, sharing the same gruesome symptoms is found the hunt is on for a frightening new kind of killer.

Two friends fighting for their lives…

A vicious assault on his leading genetics researcher puts Dr. Ronni Saar, the CEO of Double N, and his friend Gadi, a former military police investigator, on the trail of a sophisticated killer. The deeper Gadi digs, and the more he learns, the more dangerous the terrain becomes. When the search for the truth puts the two men and their wives directly in the path of the killer, they learn a painful truth – no one is beyond suspicion.

And then the killer knocks on their door…

After a long year of research, the author, an experienced high-tech entrepreneur, paints a realistic and sometimes frightening picture of where the science of DNA manipulation can go when left in the wrong hands. Science or science fiction? You decide.

Additional book in this series: In “Green Kills” Ronni and Gadi are in a race against the clock to solve what seem to be three unrelated murder cases before Ronni’s company goes out of money. In the search for a solution they must first overcome a cold blooded killer who is determined to prevent them from finding the truth.

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The Salty Taste of Murder (A Foodie Files Mystery Book 1)

by Christine Zane Thomas

The food here is to die for…

Thirty-year-old Allie Treadwell is a singleton. She’s a foodie, and a runner. A restaurant reviewer by day, and a Netflix aficionado by night.

Even if it doesn’t make her the most popular dinner guest in the charming southern town of Lanai, Georgia, Allie’s reviews are always honest.

And her latest is no different from any other.

But Allie’s review isn’t the only thing to hit the newsstand. The restaurant’s owner and Allie’s one-time high school nemesis, Jessica Hayes, is found murdered. When Jessica’s husband, Miller, is labeled the prime suspect, Allie’s convinced the police are mistaken.

As if dodging the bad press while she works to clear Miller’s name isn’t enough, one false step could put the real killer onto her.

Can Allie clear Miller’s name without winding up with the next obituary?

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Foodie Files Mysteries are quick reads of around 30k words.
This book contains no swearing, no gore, and no cliffhangers.



Murder Mystery: A True Crime Murder Mystery Killer Thriller Novel

by Jack Meoph

Murder Mystery New Release | Hot New 2019 Thriller Killer Novel

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It was a dark and stormy night.

I sat in my couch as I sipped upon a fine cup of earl grey tea.

Then, all of a sudden, I heard the sound of a phone ringing…

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Then I picked up the phone and answered…

“Who’s there?,” I asked.

“Me,” replied a strange voice.

“Who are you?,” I nervously asked in response.

“I am the killer,” replied the voice.



Exposed Negative: A Small Town Cozy Mystery (Shot & Framed Book 2)

by Nancy McGovern

Dani Hedley is back in Innocence, California and happily reconnecting with the family & friends she’s missed for so long.  But there’s one person she could do withoutâ?¦

Her father has a new tenant and he simply rubs Dani the wrong way.  As a theatrical actor, it’s not surprising that he is a bit overdramatic and brash.  But there seems to be something else about him that doesn’t sit well with Dani.

So, when the actor is found dead in the middle of a play, Dani immediately begins to wonder who else may have had issues with him.  And, as she investigates, digging into the private lives of those around her, she realizes that narrowing the list down to just one culprit may be more difficult than she’d anticipated.  That is, until she finds a roll of film in the victim’s apartment and discovers that the killer’s motive may be right in front of herâ?¦in the Exposed Negatives!


Can Dani discover the truth and bring the killer to justice?


Find out in Exposed Negative, the 2nd story in Nancy McGovern’s newest cozy mystery series, “Shot & Framed”!


Nancy McGovern is also the author of the popular culinary cozy mystery series, “A Murder In Milburn” & “Slice of Paradise Cozy Mysteries”, featuring delicious recipes and even tastier whodunits, as well as the witch-based paranormal cozy mystery series, “Bluebell Knopps Cozy Mysteries”.  Follow the link in ANY of Nancy’s books to join her mailing list and receive a FREE COZY MYSTERY just for signing up!



Woman From Hell: Welcome to the Circus

by Rubilec Mendoza

Friends Dahlia and Rose escape a slaughter in the hands of a bloodthirsty creature. On the other side of town, a mysterious woman is on a bloody rampage of her own. The entire city of Pinocruz is under siege by night. But who are the real monsters? Who is good and who is evil? A creature. A cult. A woman in red. In dark Pinocruz, everything is connected.



Thirty Seconds to Live (The Blackwell Files Book 10)

by Steven F. Freeman

One speedboat crash…15 victims…and 30 seconds before you die

A jet-boat crash sets in motion a frantic investigation to find the saboteur. But with 15 fatalities, simply identifying the intended victim among the crowd proves a challenge.

As the search for the killer continues, other victims succumb to “accidental” deaths–including the lead New Zealand investigator.

Left in the cross hairs, Alton and Mallory race to unravel the mystery before the murderer can strike again. But will the Blackwells, like each of the victims, have only thirty seconds to live?



Dark Falls (Dark Falls, CO Romantic Thriller Book 1)

by Lori Ryan

John knew he was going to let this woman down. He’d probably already gotten her hopes up that there could be something real between them.

He put his hands to hers and pulled them away from his face. “Ava, I need you to know, I can’t â?¦” he cursed under his breath. “This can’t be more than sex between us. It can’t go anywhere other than that.”

She shocked the hell out of him when she grinned and nodded, her eyes sparkling like he’d just told her something fantastic. “I know. Isn’t it great?”

He did one of those comical double takes. “It is?” If his chest tightened a little at that, he didn’t acknowledge it.

Her amusement was clear. “Yes.” She looked around, as though she thought her dad or sister might be listening in, and lowered her voice. “We were always great in bed together. I don’t have time or room in my life for a real relationship. You don’t want to get married again. It’s perfect.”

John nodded.

Why the hell did it sound like the exact opposite of what he wanted when it was coming from her mouth?

*****

A cop hunting a violent thrill seeker. A woman from his past. Will their history and heated attraction put his case on ice or will they get a second chance at love?

USA Today says:”Dark Falls is an intense and engrossing kickoff to this multiauthor series. In true Lori Ryan fashion, it’s chilling, touching, funny and sexy, and way too captivating to put down. Dark Falls may be a charming place to live, but it has its diabolical side … and you won’t believe what the town has in store for us next.”

*****

An investigation of jewelry store robberies across the city should have been routine for Detective John Sevier. But the woman he once thought he might marry owns a jewelry store, putting her in the line of fire and making this investigation anything but ordinary. 

John is off his game at a time when he needs to be more on than ever before.

As the perpetrators begin to feed off violence, going from damaging property to taking lives, John doesn’t know if he can move fast enough to take down a violent group set on causing as much damage as they can before they go down. 

Grab Dark Falls from NY Times Bestselling Author Lori Ryan and get ready for a night of “one more chapter” reading!

Dark Falls is the first book in the gripping new Dark Falls, CO romantic thriller series by Lori Ryan, Trish McCallan, Becca Jameson, Savannah Kade, Lisa-Marie Cabrelli, and Sandra Owens. Each book is a stand alone story with no cliff hangers. Don’t miss a book!

Dark Falls, Lori Ryan
Dark Secrets, Savannah Kade
Dark Legacy, Trish McCallan
Dark Nightmares, Becca Jameson
Dark Terror, Sandra Owens
Dark Burning, Lori Ryan
Dark Echoes, Savannah Kade
Dark Memories, Sandra Owens
Dark Rage, Becca Jameson
Dark Tidings, Trish McCallan
Dark Obsession, Lisa-Marie Cabrelli
Dark Prison, Lori Ryan



Marigolds and Murder (Port Danby Cozy Mystery Book 1)

by London Lovett

Lacey ‘Pink’ Pinkerton has left behind a six figure job and her reputation as the million dollar nose–a nickname her super sense of smell earned her within the perfume industry. With her pet crow Kingston and a tabby cat named Nevermore, she is settling right into her new life in the small coastal town of Port Danby. With a flower shop opening soon and a full cast of quirky neighbors and friends, her new digs are exactly what she’s been looking for. Away from the hectic hustle and bustle of the city Lacey has found peace and happiness. However, her heightened sense of smell proves to be of use once again when a Port Danby neighbor turns up dead. Lacey finds herself caught up in an unexpected murder investigation alongside the handsome local detective, James Briggs. She’s determined to find the killer and solve the murder mystery before any more bodies turn up.

Book 1 of the Port Danby Cozy Mystery Series.

1. Marigolds and Murder
2. Carnations and Chaos 
3. Mistletoe and Mayhem 
4. Roses and Revenge5. Tulips and Trouble6. Dahlias and Death7. Peonies and Poison8. TBAFull-length novel ~50,000 words. Series is best read in order.



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