( Murder Doesn’t Happen In North Bend )
The newly promoted Sargeant Jade Monroe, and her partner Detective Jack Steele, have just been informed of an unidentified male body found at a local lake. The town is in uproar. The victim was nearly decapitated, and murder simply doesn’t happen in North Bend.
As more bodies turn up, the single connection between all the victims becomes clear – it’s Jade herself. With each new victim getting one step closer to Jade, time begins to tick away… She must find the person responsible before her loved ones or herself, targeted next.
AUTHOR: C.M. SUTTER
Genre: Crime-thriller, Fiction, Crime
Recommendation Links: http://www.cmsutter.com
( Ethan Shaw Was Framed )
A journalist’s body is found abandoned in a washing alleyway. A state representative is brutally murdered in Raleigh. A Virginia congressman’s life threatened by a radical militia group.
When on crucial moment turns FBI Agent Ethan Shaw into a fugitive, he finds himself on the run, fighting back against the country he swore to protect.
Framed for a crime he did not commit, Ethan will risk everything to prove his innocence and protect the ones loves – but the truth he will uncover poses a fear deeper threat.
AUTHOR: JORDON GREENE
TITLE: THEY WILL CALL IT TREASON
Recommendation Links: http://www.jordongreene.com
( An Evil Enterprise )
Helena Flemming, a criminal defense lawyer has fallen out of love with John Eisenmenger. John finds solace and distraction by returning to his life as a forensic pathologist. His first case reunites him with DI Beverley Wharton; a woman who is notoriously cunning and who refuses to take no for an answer.
Beverley is jealous of Helena and has history with John, but when she receives some devastating personal news, she delves deeper into her cases and realises she needs help.
A young criminal is found stabbed and the obvious suspect is à man who had threatened to kill him just hours before. There is pressure on Beverley to close the case, but she is not so keen to follow orders, especially when John discovers that weapon is a surgical scalpel.
AUTHOR: KEITH McCARTHY
TITLE: CORPUS DELICTI
Genres: Forensic-mystery, Thriller, Crime
Recommendation Links: http://www.keithmccarthy.com
( A Big Media Mogul’s Daughter Is Murdered And Someone Has To Pay )
Someone walks into the bedroom of Emma Lancaster and took her away whiles her friends sleep nearby. Eight days later, her body was found. Incriminating evidence led to the arrest of a family friend a year later.
Doug Lancaster, a powerful media tycoon and the father of Emma, vows to see his daughter’s murderer convicted and out to death. Defense attorney Luke Garrison, once a hard-driving, take no-prisoners Santa Barbara D.A.; thinks something far more disturbing than open and shut case. He believes that the rush to judgement in itself is a crime. He once sent a defendant to the death chamber – only to discover he was innocent. The last thing he needs is to come back to a place crawling with memories and bad dreams.
When lies and secrets unfolds, Luke realises there’s something strange about Emma Lancaster’s case – and too many loose ends that don’t add up. If he plays it right, it could give him back his life. If he’s wrong, he could die and a killer could get closer to his freedom…
AUTHOR: J.F. FREEDMAN
TITLE: THE DISAPPEARANCE
Genres: Thriller,Fiction,Mystery, Legal-thriller
Recommendation Links: http://www.jffreedman.com
( A Decade Of Abuse )
Everyone in Wheeler, New Mexico, thinks Joanna leads the perfect life: the quite contented housewife of a dashing deputy sheriff, raising a beautiful young daughter, Laurel. But Joanna’s reality is nothing like her façade. Behind closed doors, she lives in a constant fear of her husband. She’s been trapped for so long, escape seems impossible – until a stranger offers her help she needs to flee…
One the run, Joanna and Laurel stumble upon the small town of Morro, a charming and magical village that seems to exist out of time and place. There a farmer and his wife offer her sanctuary, and soon, between the comfort of her new home and blossom new friendships, Joanna’s soul begin to heal, easing the wounds of a decade abuse. But her past and her husband aren’t so easy to escape.
Unwilling to live in fear any longer, Joanna must send for a strength she never knew she had to fight back and forge a new life for her daughter and herself.
AUTHOR: TAMARA DIETRICH
TITLE: THE HUMMINGBIRD’S CAGE
Genres: Mystery-thriller, Fiction
Recommendation Links: http://www.tamaradietrich.com
( The Hidden Truth About Mahony’s Mother )
When Mahony returns to Mulderring, a speck of a place on Ireland’s west coast, he brings only a photograph of hos long-lost mother and a determination to do with the villager’s lies.
His arrival causes cheeks to flush and arms to fold in disapproval. No one in the village living or dead – will tell what happened to the teenage mother who abandoned him as a baby, despite Mahony’s certainty that more than one of them has answers.
Between Mulderrig’s sly priest, its pitiless nurse and a caustic elderly actress throwing herself into her last village play, this will create a unforgettable world of mystery, bloody violence and buried secrets.
AUTHOR: JESS KIDD
Genres: Mystery-crime, Thriller, Mystery
Recommendation Links: http://www.jesskidd.com
( A LITTLE BOY’S NIGHTMARE )
Eight-year-old Evan Laine is afraid to sleep. That’s when they come, the people who want to take him away… the people who want to make him just like them.
Shep Hunter has dedicated his life to destroying the creatures who killed his brother. And now through Evan, he is going to face them in their hiding place – the place they call the “CRECHE” And even though they were far from human, he was going to send them straight to Hell.
AUTHOR: STAPLE R. GEORGE
Genre: Fiction, Horror Recommendation Links: http://www.stephenrgeorge.com
( CLUES TO UNSOLVED CRIMES )
After Chester Daniel David, highly celebrated travel writer and hospitality critic, dies in an automobile accident, his son, Leland, is the heir to his prosperous estate.
Among the late writer’s possessions are stacks of magazines hidden in an attic that suggest that his stories about his world travels were less than authentic. As Leland grew up, it seemed as if his father was never home.
If he wasn’t at the exotic locations depicted in the various publications, then where was he? And what was he doing?
AUTHOR: KEITH HIRSHLAND
TITLE: BIG FLIES
( CATCHING A CUNNING KILLER )
Former detective Samantha Wedlock is having a bad year after botching a huge case with the New York PD. Sam flees to her childhood home of Southern California and escapes her demons with the internet and booze.
Her career is over, her instincts have taken a vay-cay, and her music-the songs she composes in her head to help her solve puzzles and the challenges of her life-has abandoned her. When her old flame, sexy Lieutenant Jack Hudson, shows up on her doorstep to ask for her help with the case of two murdered college coed, Sam refuses.
But she can’t resist the hunt, and soon becomes enmeshed in the investigation. The more involved she becomes the more she sees the case as a means of rediscovering the things she’s lost: her purpose, her drive, and her hope for the future.
With her music playing at full volume, Sam must re-sharpen her wits and learn to trust her instincts again in order to catch a cunning killer.
AUTHOR: JANIS THOMAS
TITLE: MURDER IN A-MINOR
Genre: Murder mystery
( EVERY SECRET WILL BE UNCOVERED )
A year in the future there is no privacy. Everything from the past can be seen. Every crime uncovered. It should mean an end to crime, but it doesn’t.
Detective – Sergeant Jens runs a Time-Camera-Crew. With a background of world secrets being uncovered, often provoking massive unrest and violence he is sent to investigate a death from sixty years earlier.
Finding out the truth puts him under threat from powerful people, people who would destroy his career, and if they find out his crime he will end up in prison. Jen struggles to do his job and stay free in a world without privacy.
AUTHOR: PETER GLASSBOROW
TITLE: AN END TO CRIME
Genre: Crime, Fiction