Tag: Mystery

Dark of the Moon

Back in Mississippi to care for his dying black mother, a mulatto lawyer from Detroit takes a part-time job as deputy sheriff. His first case is the skeleton of a lynched youth and he nearly dies trying to solve it. »

Dark of the Moon

Back in Mississippi to care for his dying black mother, a mulatto lawyer from Detroit takes a part-time job as deputy sheriff. His first case is the skeleton of a lynched youth and he nearly dies trying to solve it. »

The Man Who Came Uptown

In bestselling and Emmy-nominated writer George Pelecanos’ “taut and suspenseful” new novel, an ex-offender must choose between the man who got him out and the woman who showed him another path (Booklist, Starred Review) Michael Hudson spends the long days in prison devouring books given to him by the prison’s librarian, a young woman named Anna who develops a soft spot for... »

Remains of Life

On October 27, 1930, during a sports meet at Musha Elementary School on an aboriginal reservation in the mountains of Taiwan, a bloody uprising occurred unlike anything Japan had experienced in its colonial history. Before noon, the Atayal tribe had slain one hundred and thirty-four Japanese in a headhunting ritual. The Japanese responded with a militia of three thousand, heavy artillery, airplane... »

True-Life Adventure

First Paul Mcdonald’s part-time boss Jack Birnbaum drops dead in his living room, then someone breaks into his home and later torches it. How is he supposed to write a bestselling mystery surrounded by all this crime? The San Francisco P.I. Birnbaum’s last report concerned a kidnapped child, and Paul believes the current crime spree is connected to the case. So Paul begins there, using... »

Keagan Handcuffs and Lace: The Pervert, The Monster and the Sex Bot

“Mr. Lucky Bastard, Mr. Asshole, and a Perverted Drunk all walk into a club. Stop me if you heard this joke, but I doubt you’ve heard something as fucked up as this tale.”- KeaganOne night of passion with Monae will make for a very interesting partnership when they come face to face, months later. Who was to know that the mystery woman with an unquenchable sexual appetite would b... »

Getaway Bay Mystery: Arson at the Art Gallery (1)

A new home. A new beginning. A quiet life.Or is it?The beach house is Addison Lake’s retirement plan. Memories of childhood holidays playing in the sand with her cousins come flooding back as soon as she sets foot in Getaway Bay. After the death of her husband, turning her new beach house into a bed and breakfast and reconnecting with family is just the tonic she needs. But just days after h... »

The Girl Who Was Taken

Charlie Donlea, one of the most original new voices in suspense, returns with a haunting novel, laden with twists and high tension, about two abducted girls one who returns, one who doesn t and the forensics expert searching for answers. Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are both high school seniors in the small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. When they disappear from a beach party one warm sum... »

Wicked Ghosts

It’s vacation time for Harper Harlow and her boyfriend Jared Monroe. They have big plans to head to northern Lower Michigan for a wine tasting event – which happens to be close to a small town called Shadow Lake – and they’re even taking Zander and Shawn along for the ride. In Shadow Lake, Ivy Morgan finds herself in a good mood. It’s officially the start of morel season (her fav... »

Ghostly Tricks

Ghostly Tricks by Lily Harper Hart It’s the most magical time of the year … for Harper and Zander, that is. Not Christmas, mind you, but Halloween. That’s right, Whisper Cove’s favorite ghost-hunting duo are decking out their house for their favorite holiday – and they’re only mildly fighting while doing it. All that comes to a screeching halt when Harper notice... »

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