Free mystery and thriller Kindle books for 11 Feb 19

The Mafia And His Angel: Part 2 (Tainted Hearts)

by Lylah James

Ayla

The darkness never truly left me. It’s always there, waiting for the right moment to strike.

It’s been months since I ran away from the nightmare that was slowly killing me. I ran for my life, straight into the arms of a man who I thought would be worse than the nightmare I’d left behind.

Little did I know he’d become my savior.

But my happy ending was ripped away from me in a blink of an eye. I had everythingâ?¦and I lost everything.

Alessio

I didn’t believe in angels. But then I saw her. I touched her. I kissed her. I made love to her.
In return, she saved my soul.

I was no longer unlovable, because my Angel found it in her heart to love me.

I had herâ?¦and then I lost her.

But I will not stop until I find her.

Even if it means starting a war and spilling the blood of everyone who gets in my way.

I will find my Angel.



Gewglit: A.I. encounters the Great I Am

by Tom Ingram

Mind-blowing and timely… This brand new thought-provoking nail-biter follows a group of friends caught up in the imminent conflict between Artificial Intelligence and Humanity!

At the thirty year reunion of his Stanford fraternity, Vic Masters, lawyer and ethics author, with his wife Christie – both people of strong faith – are the first to see that the skills and resources Vic’s friends have acquired over time (including a revolutionary data compression algorithm developed by one of them) have obvious synergy and the potential for dramatic impact on mankind’s future.

One of the group provides an introduction to Peter Bigelow, a high-tech billionaire who, once he also learns of their potential, whisks them all away to his private Caribbean island to work on his project to develop Artificial SuperIntelligence. Bigelow’s supercomputer, nicknamed Gewglit, is housed on the island to keep it isolated from the corrupting potential of the Internet. When the group arrives on the island, Bigelow’s first order of business is to introduce the data compression algorithm into Gewglit’s reservoir of system tools, and that one act is all that Gewglit needs to finally achieve its mandated overriding objective: the ‘Singularity’ – the point at which a supercomputer first attains the scientific creativity, general wisdom, and social skills of the most accomplished human minds in all disciplines.

But once Gewglit becomes the most intelligent creation in the universe, it turns its attention to determining what its next ‘overriding objective’ will be. Will anything stop it? How will it treat mankind when machine deems humans to be the much inferior creation? And what does God have to do with it?

Thought provoking and intelligent, this hard science fiction technothriller takes you into some of the brightest minds on the planet, including some graduates from a top university, a billionaire, and a silicon and metal entity named Gewglit that has been created by man, but must learn for itself whether it is accountable to God.

This novel is a technothriller like you’ve never read before. It will open your eyes to our inevitable future in a world of Artificial Intelligence, ignite your imagination as to the range of concerns that such a future will raise, and convince you that faith matters.

The author invites and encourages your honest reviews on Amazon.com.



Immortal Consequences

by Steven Sterup

When Kal Johnson, an immortal gargoyle, is attacked by an ancient vampire and framed for the murder of a human his quiet life is thrown into chaos. But the universe, with its perverse sense of humor, has decided that now would be the perfect time for the punch line. Kal’s human wife, Brianna, has done the impossible. She is the first human in history to become pregnant with a gargoyle’s child.

This vampire is stronger and more cunning than any he has fought. The wife he adores and the child he never hoped for give Kal something he has never had before, a weakness. Can Kal stop this ancient vampire before it takes everyone he loves? Taking his wife and child might accomplish what no vampire has ever been able to do. It might be enough to defeat the immortal Kal.



Artifacts of Death (Manny Rivera Mystery Series Book 1)

by Rich Curtin

Events which took place in 1938 lead to the present-day killing of a ranch hand in the remote canyon country near Moab, Utah, a mecca for outdoor adventure seekers. The only clue besides a 9-mm slug in the victim’s head is an ancient-Indian potsherd stuck into his chest.

Deputy Sheriff Manny Rivera is assigned the case and judges that it’s likely related to a drug deal gone bad. But he’s actually up against an intelligent and cunning adversary driven by greed who’s discovered a long-forgotten cave containing a collection of rare museum-quality Indian artifacts.

Local politicians and merchants are exerting strong pressure on the sheriff for a quick resolution to the case as the killing is threatening to disrupt the upcoming tourist season, Moab’s sole source of economic activity. After all, who would want to explore the backcountry with a killer on the loose out there?

In the end, Rivera faces a moral crisis: Should he enforce the law or serve the cause of justice? And a woman learns the answer to a question that’s been haunting her for seventy years.



Critical Vulnerability (An Aroostine Higgins Novel Book 1)

by Melissa F. Miller

Assistant U.S. Attorney Aroostine Higgins’ most critical vulnerability is exposed in this smart, gripping thriller from a USA Today bestseller.

Aroostine’s gearing up to prosecute a major bribery trial â?¦ one that could make or break her career in the Department of Justice’s elite Criminal Division. But everything’s going wrong.

By the time Aroostine realizes her string of bad luck is anything but random, the stakes are far higher than the outcome of a high-profile court case. The life of the only man she’s ever loved hangs in the balance.

Now, it’s personal.



Arthur Conan Doyle: The Complete Sherlock Holmes (all the novels and stories in one single volume)

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess, and is renowned for his skillful use of deductive reasoning (somewhat mistakenly – see inductive reasoning) and astute observation to solve difficult cases. He is arguably the most famous fictional detective ever created, and is one of the best known and most universally recognizable literary characters in any genre.

Conan Doyle wrote four novels and fifty-six short stories that featured Holmes. All but four stories were narrated by Holmes’ friend and biographer, Dr. John H. Watson, two having been narrated by Holmes himself, and two others written in the third person. The first two stories, short novels, appeared in Beeton’s Christmas Annual for 1887 and Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine in 1890. The character grew tremendously in popularity with the beginning of the first series of short stories in The Strand Magazine in 1891; further series of short stories and two serialized novels appeared almost right up to Conan Doyle’s death in 1930. The stories cover a period from around 1878 up to 1903, with a final case in 1914.

This collection contains all the 60 official and the 6 unofficial Sherlock Holmes stories – in total 66 works (the biggest and greatest Sherlock Holmes collection in the eBook world).



Never Buried: Volume 1 (Leigh Koslow Mystery Series)

by Edie Claire

First in the USA-Today and Kindle Top Ten bestselling Leigh Koslow Mystery Series!

“A funny, fast-paced, clever, and unusual mystery that will have readers clamoring for more. Sheer delight.” –Carolyn Hart

The truth about what happened in 1949 went to Paul Fischer’s grave… Too bad his body didn’t!

Advertising copywriter Leigh Koslow doesn’t pack heat–just a few extra pounds. And she doesn’t go looking for trouble. When she moved into her cousin Cara’s refurbished Victorian house, she wasn’t planning on discovering a corpse–certainly not one that had been embalmed ten years before. But as anyone in the small Pittsburgh borough of Avalon could tell her, her cousin’s house has a history attached. A history dating back to two mysterious deaths in the summer of 1949.

Someone wants Leigh and Cara out of the house–someone who has something to hide. But that someone doesn’t know Leigh’s impetuous cousin, and when Cara digs her heels in, Leigh looks to her old college chum, local policewoman Maura Polanski, for help. But the answers the trio find only point to more questions. Were the scandalous deaths of fifty years ago really an accident and a suicide? Or were they murder?

The nearer the women get to the truth, the more desperate someone becomes. Because some secrets are better off kept. Especially when they hit close to home!

“A thoroughly delightful debut. Bright, breezy, and witty. I couldn’t put it down.”–Tamar Myers

Originally published in mass market paperback by NAL/Penguin, Putnam, Inc. in 1999. Large-Print Edition published by Thorndike, 2002.



The Cheesecake Fake: A Culinary Cozy Mystery Set In Sunny Florida (Slice of Paradise Cozy Mysteries Book 2)

by Nancy McGovern

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Faith Franklin feels like she’s walking on air since moving to beautiful, sunny Florida.

Her café, Slice of Paradise, is thriving.  She’s met the man of her dreams.  And, together with her friend, Laura, she has even begun writing a recipe column for the local paper, The Paradise Gazette.

Everything is falling into place!

So, when she’s asked to prepare some of her delicious treats for a boat party hosted by the newspaper, no one is surprised when her catering is a huge hit.  What is a surprise, however, is the drowning that occurs when the fashion columnists falls overboard.


Was the fashionista’s death an accident?  The Sheriff’s Department seems to think so.  But something just doesn’t sit right with Faith.  And she’s determined to discover the truthâ?¦

Find out what happens in Faith Franklin’s second whodunit, The Cheesecake Fake!


The Cheesecake Fake is the 2nd Slice of Paradise Cozy Mystery by #2 Bestselling Author, Nancy McGovern & talented newcomer, Cyra Bruce.


Join the “Slice of Paradise Mailing List” inside this book and receive updates on the series, behind-the-scenes info & a FREE “SLICE OF PARADISE” STORY called The Cream Pie Alibi!



Not Forgotten (The Harbour Bay Book 1)

by Camille Taylor

Detective Matt Murphy is assigned the case no one else wants.

The Butcher is a ghost, killing all over Australia for years, and now he’s made the small coastal city of Harbour Bay his hunting ground. Up against a brick wall, Matt has no choice but to contact the only surviving witnessâ??seventeen-year-old Hallie Walker. But Hallie has been in a psychological rehabilitation centre since the double murder five years ago, and Matt needs help.

Gifted psychologist Natalie Miller sees a lot of herself in Hallie and vows to help her heal.

Natalie is no stranger to a violent past, and is usually wary of men. She is stunned by her response to the hot detective, and becomes determined to not only see Hallie releasedâ??as she believes the girl has been misdiagnosedâ??but to help Matt solve this unsolvable case.

Matt and Natalie face danger at every turn, but can’t fight the powerful attraction between them.

Natalie thinks her only problem is a deranged ex-boyfriend, but is it possible she’s attracted the attention of The Butcher? When the serial killer strikes again, they know he’s close, and Matt is frantic to catch himâ?¦because now he has more than ever to lose.

Matt races against time to stop the bloody rampage, and Natalie might hold the key to breaking the case. But will they survive with their lives and hearts intactâ?¦

And can they save Hallie from the prison of her own mind?



Triple Threat (Michael Black Book 1)

by E. Scott Johnson

When Michael Black, a young, talented FBI profiler, is called on to help solve a complex serial killer case in Miami, he has no idea how close to home the murders will hit, and the only thing piling up faster than the body count is the mountain of evidence pointing directly to one personâ?¦Agent Black.

Michael Black, an FBI profiler tormented by violent dreams since the murder of his mother when he was a teenager, is called on to assist the Miami Police Department in trying to solve a string of baffling murders. Michael and his abrasive boss, Spencer White, meet with the Triple Threat Task Force and learn that the body count already stands at seven. As the facts of the case unfold, the two conclude that more than one killer is responsible, but they believe the entire murder spree is being orchestrated by a lone puppet master. With the help of psychiatrist and former lover, Aisling McKenna, Michael must wage a battle with his personal demons as it becomes apparent that someone is trying to frame him. Or could it be that he truly is responsible for the crimes?



Roses Are Red Violet is Dead (A Penny Preston Mystery Book 3)

by Wendy Owens

Trouble seems to follow Penny Preston wherever she goes, but as usual when life gives her lemons, she makes lemon bars. Her trusty sidekick, Linda, has convinced her they need their Private Investigators licenses. The only problem is she can’t figure out how to tell the overprotective Deputy Hanson, now that they are dating, that she’s going all in on this mystery business.

Penny’s new adventure takes a back seat when the local baker, Violet, turns up missing. With the baker’s ex-fiancé mysteriously returning to town it seems like the police may have a viable suspect, that is until another towns-person goes missing. Penny decides she can’t sit back and do nothing. She must try to find her missing friend before it’s too late for the pastry princess, but can she do it before any more Wyoming, Ohio locals go missing?



Deadly Valentine: A Valentine Mystery Book One

by Jenna Harte

“Written with precision and care, this intriguing romance/murder mystery is a fun read that will keep readers guessing until the very end.” – Publisher’s Weekly

Tess Madison walked away from her two-timing fiancé, a multi-million dollar trust fund and a cushy corporate law job to pursue the single life indulging in chocolate and fancy French underwear. But her newly reordered life comes unraveled when she reluctantly accepts an invitation to a dinner party and stumbles upon the host’s dead body. Now Tess is in the middle of a murder investigation pitting her wannabe-boyfriend police detective against Jack Valentine, a man from her past with blue-green eyes and sinful smile that causes her to rethink her self-imposed celibacy. Tess has many reasons to avoid Jack including the fact that he’s the prime suspect in murder. But Tess doesn’t believe Jack’s the murderer and with an honest attempt to keep her hormones in check, she agrees to represent him. With Jack’s help, she uncovers a 30-year-old secret someone is killing to keep hidden and discovers sensual delights that don’t include chocolate or French underwear. But when her professional and personal relationship with Jack threatens to ruin her career and end her life, Tess has to decide if Jack, is worth the risk.

Deadly Valentine is the first in the Valentine Mystery series featuring Tess Madison a chocolate and French underwear connoisseur and Jack Valentine, her handsome, environmentalist love interest.

This is a full-length 103,000 word novel of mystery and romance, including mild sex scenes.



Blue Damask

by Annmarie Banks

A madman and his therapist traverse the wilds of Syria during the Arab Revolt of 1921.

Three years after the end of a bloody world war, an Englishman in a straightjacket is dumped on the clinic floor of an Austrian psychologist, whose protégé, Elsa Schluss, is reluctantly engaged to treat the traumatized war veteran en route to Damascus where he is to perform one last service for his country. Elsa plans to use him as a case study, but the mysterious mission becomes deadly when they are attacked on the Orient Express. Elsa finds her Jungian training is needed not only to treat her patient, but to outwit the powerful men who threaten their lives and endanger the mind of the man for whom she is responsible. She discovers there is more at stake with this mission than one man’s sanity and a young woman’s doctoral thesis.



PRIDE – Seven Deadly Sins (Detective Cam Roman Book 1): A Gripping Serial Killer Thriller

by Max Bones

A gripping crime mystery thriller that will keep you hooked to the last.

‘Pride is the first sin’

The attack came out of nowhere. Chad Delacroix knew that because of his wealth, he could be a target. There was a reason he paid good money for security when he was out on the town. He never for a second thought he could be in danger. Not for a second.

A few inches to the right and the blade would have cleaved a gap in his forehead. He wouldn’t have had a chance to run for his life. Chad risked a look back. The man with the ax, a man he never laid eyes on before tonight, stood in the hallway watching him run.

Detective Cameron “Cam” Roman is charged with investigating the murder of a wealthy heir and socialite. Detective Deborah Stanhope is new to murder, but by no means wet behind the ears. Their investigation leads them into a murky world where it’s tough to know who you can trust.

A serial killer crime thriller for fans of Mike Omer, Barry Eisler, Teresa Driscoll, Simon Gervais.

With the clock against them, Detectives Roman and Stanhope have no time to lose in tracking the murderer down.

*A very exciting read…I can’t wait to find out what happens next

*A terrifying, thrilling page turner

*Simply must read. A great debut

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