Free: Afghan’s Lipstick Warriors: Darkness Falls

Afghan's Lipstick Warriors: Darkness Falls

Afghan’s Lipstick Warriors: Darkness Falls is the continuing saga of the lady rebels from Afghan’s Lipstick Warriors: First Chronicle, set against the stunning collapse of the Afghan Army in August, 2021.

Clayton Dorn, the CIA operative and male protagonist from First Chronicle again finds his efforts to save Afghanistan hamstrung by an administration that is at once selectively bombing the Taliban, attempting to negotiate a peace settlement with them and not so secretly backing its way out the door. When Clayton learns that Saarah Khalil, his love interest from First Chronicle, has been captured by a Taliban warlord, he and his fellow maverick CIA operatives team up with what’s left of the Lipstick Warriors and embark on a life and death mission to rescue her. Crisscrossing Afghanistan, from the high valleys of the Hindu Kush to the barren red desert plains of Herat and Kandahar, they are soon on the wrong side of everyone, from the president of the United States on down to their CIA chief, and have only one clue to guide them, what a young Taliban deserter has told Clayton of Saarah’s possible whereabouts.

If you enjoy sweeping adventures with rogue warriors and colorful characters, look no further than Afghan’s Lipstick Warriors: Darkness Falls, a tale of love, war and international intrigue that will keep you riveted until the very last page is turned.

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Ties that Bind

Ties that Bind

Three emotional thrillers exploring the dark side of motherhood.

Ties That Bind delves into every parent’s worst fears and the strength it takes to overcome them. These page turners will have you on the edge of your seat. $0.99 on Kindle.
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Deadly Setup

Deadly Setup

Seventeen-year-old Sam, the daughter of a New England heiress, has tried hard to fulfill her father’s dying wish: “Take care of your mother for me.” Not an easy job. When her impulsive, romance-writing mom announces her engagement to a man whose last heiress wife died under suspicious circumstances, Sam tries to dissuade her mother. But her mom is convinced she’ll finally have the “Happily Ever After” she writes about.

And then Sam’s life implodes. Her mom’s fiancé turns up dead, and a mountain of circumstantial evidence points to Sam as the killer. On trial for murder, she fights to prove her innocence with the help of her boyfriend’s dad, an ex-homicide cop.

Just when things are looking especially bleak, Sam uncovers evidence she never expected to find. She faces a tough decision: At what point does the price of loyalty become too high? $4.99 on Kindle.
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Not Today – Dora Ellison Mystery Book 1

Not Today - Dora Ellison Mystery Book 1

The exhilarating first novel in The Dora Ellison Mystery Series. This tough lady solves mysteries, finds love, and doles out justice. If you like strong female heroines, amateur women sleuths or mystery romance, you’ll love this gripping, first-in-series literary, detective mystery crime thriller.

Beach City has a long and checkered history. One of the most beautiful beachfront communities on the east coast, it was once summertime home to gangsters and movie stars. Century-old political infighting led the police commissioner to murder the mayor. In some ways, little has changed. An unintentional death gave birth to fear, which blossomed into corruption, followed by evil that grew and built on itself, until it took over an entire city.

DORA ELLISON would never dream of investigating a murder, but when her beloved police Lt. Francesca “Franny” Hart is coaxed by a disguised voice on repeated phone calls to investigate a “murder that wasn’t a murder” and tragedy strikes, the enraged natural-born fighter won’t let it stand … NOT TODAY – Dora Ellison Mystery Series, Book 1.

Will Dora bring a twisted murderer to justice, despite being the killer’s next target?

Dora’s quest for justice reveals the source of rampant Beach City corruption, defended by a cabal that includes the killer behind the caller’s accusations, and their brutal enforcer, who is every bit as enraged and wounded as Dora herself.

Fans of Jack Reacher, Lisbeth Salander, and Eve Dallas will love Dora Ellison, a tough yet vulnerable woman whose childhood trauma drives a smoldering rage that will not be denied. $3.99 on Kindle.
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Free: The Case of the Antiquities Collector: A Joey Mancuso, Father O’Brian Crime Mysteries Book 4 (A Joey Mancuso, Father O’Brian Crime Mystery)

The case of the Antiquities Collector: A Joey Mancuso, Father O'Brian Crime Mysteries Book 4 (A Joey Mancuso, Father O'Brian Crime Mystery)

The Case of the Antiquities Collector: A Joey Mancuso, Father O’Brian Crime Mystery (Volume 4) by Owen Parr is a first-class crime thriller with memorable characters; a rollicking ride involving crime, abduction, and a gritty investigation. Aaron Drucker is a very rich man whose daughter, Gavi, gets kidnapped. Retired NYPD homicide detective Joey Mancuso and Father Dominic O’Brian, his half-brother, are hired to investigate the abduction. The initial premise of the investigators that this could be a kidnap for ransom quickly dissipates as they uncover more crucial evidence, and as they encounter the FBI and other agencies digging where the investigation leads them. It could be something even greater than anything they had imagined and how involved is Aaron Drucker? The closer they get to the truth, the more they discover that a powerful underground group is determined to stop them and protect a very lucrative business, and this could also mean murder. Free on Kindle.
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Free: Right of Sanctuary

Right of Sanctuary
When DC Heidi Holtz’s sister Greta joins a cult, she has trouble convincing her superiors of foul play. And there is nothing the detective can do if Greta went by her own free will. Holtz will have to find evidence to discredit the sect, or risk losing her sister for good. Free on Kindle.
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Free: Joey Mancuso Mysteries Vols 7-9

Joey Mancuso Mysteries Vols 7-9THREE RIVETING MURDER MYSTERIES that will challenge you sleuthing ability. Different and unique plots in each; THE UNSUB, THE LABYRINTH, & A DEADLY SCAM. Former NYPD Detective, Joey Mancuso, now a private eye and team, encounter their most challenging cases in these page-turning novels you won’t be able to put down.

The Unsub —HE WAS JUST AN ORDINARY GUY— SO WHY WAS HE QUIETLY WHACKED? In his seventh hard-boiled tale, New York-based private eye Joey Mancuso travels to the lush, verdant shores of Miami Beach. But this is no vacation—Joey’s wading knee-deep into a gritty cesspool of corruption, using his street smarts and industry connections to investigate a vast financial conspiracy.

The Labyrinth — SHE WAS THE PERFECT WIFE…SO WHO KILLED HER? The widower says his wife was killed by gangs— but now he’s running for Mayor of New York City. Just to be sure (or else to portray himself as a properly mourning husband), he hires P.I.s Joey Mancuso and Father Dom to solve the murder. Only they can’t help noticing he’s pushing them to come to the gang conclusion as well. Hey, is something fishy here?

A Deadly Scam — What kind of sick game is this? The killer is texting Joey Mancuso after each murder with the location. Is it a challenge? Is he just toying with Mancuso? What kind of psychopath would do this? Joey Mancuso, Father O’Brian, and the rest of the team are back for their ninth hard-boiled tale. Consistently working out of their Lower Manhattan Irish Pub and office. This time, there is no client. Instead, Mancuso has been sucked into this series of senseless murders by personal invitation. A text with the location and an invite to come over. Free on Kindle.
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The Surgeon’s Scalpel

The Surgeon's Scalpel

The latest serial killer is the sickest in history.

Can a 23-year old rookie with two PhDs stop him?

The most challenging case in years is taking its toll on the unit, and a second killer is lurking in the shadows. The bodies are piling up and the public is terrified they could be next, adding to the pressure.

Will Christian’s unique way of looking at problems be the answer?

Or will the unexpected turns of the case lead to him paying the ultimate price? $0.99 on Kindle.
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Free: Ashes in Venice: A Vengeance Thriller

 

“Unpredictable, brilliantly crafted and deliriously unhinged.” –Best Thrillers

A heartless psychopath with size 16 shoes, nursing home hookers and an irreverent Las Vegas homicide detective with a gambling habit set the tone for this off-beat tale of revenge and retribution.

Blackjack addict Frank Savic is deeply in debt and facing family problems when he’s asked to delay his retirement to catch a vigilante killer who murders other murderers in a manner the veteran cop has never seen.

While dead bodies stack up in quick succession, the motorcycle-riding policeman also finds himself reluctantly involved with a desperate mother who will do anything to get justice for her dead son.

Savic, his investigation complicated by a suspected FBI coverup and a prison bribery scandal, is unaware that the murderer might be the solution to his own financial and domestic dilemma.

Add a vengeful killer who seeks justice for his own unbearable loss and you have a teasing psychological thriller that blurs the line between good and evil and where surgical bone saws and spiders are just tools of the trade.

Yes, there are spiders.
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Free: Who She Was

Who She Was
What was Liza Stark doing in Detroit? Who murdered her and left her body in an alley? Sylvia Wilcox’s agency doesn’t usually take on murder cases, but she makes an exception when a grieving husband shows up at her office on Christmas Eve. Free on Kindle.
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Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic: Box Set Books 1-3

Destiny Falls Mystery & Magic: Box Set Books 1-3

An accidental journey through a magic mirror. A portal to an enchanted land. A mysterious family she never knew she had. Hayden’s life is upended with the wonder of Destiny Falls. But there always seems to be a mystery to unravel and a murder to solve. Luckily, Hayden, her sassy sidekick Latifa, and their growing circle of family and friends are always up for the task. There’s never a dull moment in this captivating world. “It will blow you away!” says Cozy Mystery Book Reviews $1.99 on Kindle.
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High Bluffs (High Bluffs Trilogy: Book One)

High Bluffs (High Bluffs Trilogy: Book One)

“An engaging tale of danger and romance.” — Kirkus Reviews

Joanna Dresden lives an idyllic life in High Bluffs, Maine, running her family inn with her husband and daughter. She’s devastated when her husband is killed in a car accident, leaving her emotionally shaken and vulnerable. The inn they have spent their lives tending no longer interests her, and some unusual occurrences are happening around town. $1.99 on Kindle.
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Free: Be Still My Heart (A Dear Abby Cozy Mystery Book 2)

Be Still My Heart (A Dear Abby Cozy Mystery Book 2)

Abby Maguire is in a rut and in desperate need of a scoop, not another dead body, but that’s what she gets. The police claim it was death by natural causes. No one in the small town of Eden believes this, and everyone expects Abby Maguire to get to the bottom of the unexpected death. When she’s staring down the barrel of a gun, Abby knows she finally has her scoop. Free on Kindle.
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The Gutenberg Heist

The Gutenberg Heist

Q. A. Caine is a legendary thief. All he wants is the most valuable book in the world.

Clark Ashton is a billionaire and a killer. He has the most valuable book in the world.

When Caine and his gang of pickpockets, getaway drivers, flimflam men, tech experts, and even a fortune teller, travel to Manhattan one dark night, he and Ashton will finally meet face to face. When daylight comes, one of them will have a Gutenberg Bible worth $40 Million. The other may pay for it with his life. $0.99 on Kindle.
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Caroline Creek Chaos

Caroline Creek Chaos

When the bishop from the Amish community of Caroline Creek disappears, the church becomes vulnerable. Someone, an invisible force, is manipulating them, and forcing them to conspire against each other. Members are quick to point fingers at everyone but themselves. Then, one fateful night, they are pushed too far and the community turns to violence. $0.99 on Kindle.
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Free: Escape to Osprey Cove

Escape to Osprey Cove

Doug has grown up poor, envying what others have. So when he meets wealthy Catherine, he thinks she is his ticket to all he desires. After marrying her for her wealth, he finds that he covets one more thing — independence. The mystery begins with a discovery in the secret compartment of his new Corvette that will grant him this independence and change his and Catherine’s life forever. Catherine finds an escape at The Osprey Cove Lodge and an opportunity to rebuild her life. Who doesn’t need an Osprey Cove Lodge in their life?

Authors Note: The Osprey Cove Lodge series is uniquely written, spanning seven geographic locations from the scenic Canadian region of the Rideau Lakes to the beautiful shores of the Caribbean. An exciting web of mystery develops as the characters’ lives intertwine. The beautiful and inviting description of the lodge will make you want to pack your bags and head there. The series is written in a continuing fashion, so please be sure to read the books in order. Free on Kindle.
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Spin Drift

Spin Drift

Thrillers where bullets are flying, bodies dropping and hearts breaking

Her life changed in a flash. No longer the crime boss princess. To survive, Sloane is thrown into a Mossad training facility. The only thing standing in her way is a target she must eliminate. Does she succeed or find herself at the mercy of her father’s henchmen?

Originally, part of Russell Blake’s JET Amazon Kindle Worlds.

This short story is a prequel to the Silent Secrets Series. $0.99 on Kindle.
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Richter’s War: Case of the Ghostly Séance

Richter's War: Case of the Ghostly Séance

The hunt for nefarious Nazi spies in Los Angeles during World War II just took another paranormal turn, which means hardboiled detective Geno Richter is on the case and soon embroiled in wartime action, mystery, and suspense…

A stakeout at the Los Angeles Central Library ensnares Geno Richter in the roots of a deadly conspiracy stretching back to the dawn of civilization. Soon, the enemy’s real motives emerge after they awaken an ancient spirit who’s determined to fulfill harrowing prophecies.

As Geno combats this devious Nazi plan to harness supernatural forces, he gains the help of an intriguing new partner–former Marine Corps nurse, Anna Torres–but double-dealing associates complicate matters, and an evil entity lures Geno into what becomes a high-stakes and deeply personal war.

Sometimes outwitted and outgunned, he never surrenders, and when a few unexpected allies rise to the occasion, Geno gains a fighting chance to defeat his own demons, defy the Nazis, and protect humanity’s future.
$2.99 on Kindle.
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