Lattes and Spirits (Mystic Brews Mysteries Book 1) by Alyn Troy: Ghostly Chickens are the least of her worries. Barista April Storm longs for more than making a mean macchiato and talking to her ex-boyfriend’s ghost. She gets an extra shot of strife when Sir Reginald, a famous deceased cricketer, wants her to spill the coffee beans on his killer. Can April serve up justice before a brewing disaster boils over?
Girl Out Of Sight by Helen Matthews: When teenage Odeta flees her mundane life in a remote Albanian village and travels to London with a man she believes is her boyfriend, her dream of a new future becomes a nightmare. This prize-winning dark suspense thriller explores the hideous crime of human trafficking. Reviewers say: “I dare you to read this book and remain unmoved”; “Insightful, intense, gripping and quite thrilling.”
Who’s That Witch? (The Witches of Holiday Hills Cozy Mystery Series Book 3) by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson: Something is happening in the magical town of Holiday Hills. Normally the magic is hidden from the humans, but not anymore. New witch Abby Odell can’t let the town crumble, and sets out to find the culprit. With no clues, she’s flying blind, and that just might lead the bad guys to her before she finds them.
Working the Beat (The Isabel Long Mystery Series Book 5) by Joan Livingston: Isabel Long has her hands full with case No. 5. A young man’s body was found after a demotion derby at a country fair. An accident? The woman who raised him says no. As Isabel pursues the case, evidence links the victim to a string of unsolved break-ins. Was he a thief or trying to do right and died because of it? One mystery leads to another.
Deuce Mora Mystery Series (Books 1-3) by Jean Heller: Deuce Mora’s one tough cookie—a female sleuth with a conscience and an attitude—fiery, tough, athletic, and a dirty fighter when she has to be. The scrappy lead columnist for the Chicago Journal normally writes about politics, and, rather than shying away from fights, she tends to pick them.
Marc Kadella Mystery Series (Books 3-6) by Dennis Carstens: This gritty and witty box set of four legal thriller page-turners showcases Minneapolis defense attorney Marc Kadella’s most challenging cases: a kidnapping/murder becomes a media circus; a jailed psychopath loose on the streets; the classic young and beautiful black widow; and fraud leads to murder.
Crossed By Death (Stitches In Crime Book 1) by ACF Bookens: When salvage expert and historian Paisley Sutton crawls into an abandoned store, she isn’t expecting to find a body. Her discovery sends her on an expedition through history that links this murder to the one that led the previous owners to abandon the building in the first place. And someone doesn’t want her to salvage this story from the wreckage.
A Man in Pieces by Henry Corrigan: Driven by bad choices and worse options, Mike Harper, a desperate father-to-be must battle his abusive boss, Tom, for the last slot at a dead-end job. With a blinding snowstorm closing in, these two volatile men will collide in a tale of heartbreaking losses – and murder. For when it comes to staying afloat, the American Dream can break anyone…
Murder in Helsinki by John Swallow: Dip into the darkness of Finland, with its long winters, frozen lakes and steaming saunas. However, life isn’t so idyllic for Detective Superintendent Topias Torikka when the discovery of a frozen corpse awakens him one night. The situation soon escalates as danger surrounds the dead man’s widow. Can Topias solve the case before someone else dies?
Gone (Gone Series Book 1) by Stacy Claflin: When Macy goes to meet a boy from online, she comes face to face with a killer. Can she outwit a monster to survive? Gone is the first novel in the Gone saga, a trilogy of psychological suspense thrillers. If you enjoy page turning suspense with constant twists and turns, then you’ll love this nail-biting read.
Death on the Danube (Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery Book 1) by Jennifer S. Alderson: The tour must go on – even with a killer in their midst! Can travel guide Lana Hansen sleuth out who is killing her clients before she ends up floating in the Danube? Join Lana as she leads tourists to cities around the globe on intriguing adventures that often turn deadly! Read the entire Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery Series for free in KU.
A Very Polite Murder (DI Keen investigates Book 1) by William Foster: With no sign of a break-in, nothing taken, and no sexual motive. It must be a domestic murder. So DI Keen believes. Eight years after Si Browning is convicted of murdering his wife the real killer shows himself. It is now down to Si Browning’s best friend, Tommy, to get DI Keen to re-look at the case and work out who really murdered Mrs. Browning.
The Phoenix Series (Books 1-3) by Ted Tayler: There are only so many outcomes for a man on a mission of vigilante justice; he succeeds, he gets caught in the process, he dies; or he meets like-minded people who believe criminals must pay for their crimes.
Still Death by Shauna Bickley: Lexie finds the bodies of an elderly neighbour and her son, Patrick, but Lexie doesn’t believe it was a murder-suicide. Patrick said he’d been set up for the murder of his girlfriend. As Lexie investigates, someone follows her. When Lexie and her family are threatened, she is afraid she has gone too far, but she still hasn’t found the murderer.
Who She Was (Sylvia Wilcox Mysteries Book 1) by Braylee Parkinson: Sylvia Wilcox’s private detective agency takes a case for a grieving husband whose wife was murdered. As Sylvia works diligently to follow up on leads, she is continuously met with roadblocks created by secrets and lies from Liza’s mysterious past.
Dev Haskell Box Set (Books 1-3) by Mike Faricy: A Private Investigator with a foot on both sides of the law. A back slapping, fun-loving, ladies’ man. He deals with people who’ve made bad decisions. But then, bad decisions make for interesting tales… Meet P.I. Dev Haskell in the first three books in the best-selling Dev Haskell series: Russian Roulette, Mr. Swirlee, and Bite Me.
Echoes by A.M. Caplan: Hannah thinks she’s losing her mind. After killing a man with her car, his body vanishes without a trace. To prove she isn’t insane, she searches until she finds him—alive and unharmed. She’s stunned to learn he’s part of a race of immortals. So is his sister, and she kills anyone who learns his secret. Can Hannah stop a psychopath who cannot die?
Nadia Wolf (Books 1-3) by Nicolette Pierce: Fun and hilarious characters take center stage in this action-packed mystery series. This three-book bundle includes: The Big Blind, High Stakes, and Cashing Out. It’s all fun and games until someone gets murdered. If you love Janet Evanovich, you will adore this series.
Murder A La Carte (Nikki Hunter Mysteries Book 4) by Nancy Skopin: “A plucky PI, an adolescent client, and a vicious vigilante.” A nine-year-old boy shows up at PI Nikki Hunter’s office asking her to find out who killed his mom. Nikki’s significant other, Detective Bill Anderson, is investigating the homicide of a registered sex offender.
One False Step by Joseph Flynn: Two cops chase two killers to a Caribbean island. One cop is working with the local constabulary to make an arrest; the other is flying under the radar and just looking for revenge. A crew of 21st-century pirates are planning to attack the island, and there are two hurricanes zeroed in on everybody in sight. Never a dull moment.
Hot Flush (Euphemia Sage Chronicles Book 1) by Rosy Fenwicke: Goodreads reviews “…such a fun and original book! It reminded me of movies like “The Heat” with 2 main female characters involved in outlandish situations that are so funny you don’t worry about the “believability” of the situations.” “The cover teased me into reading the synopsis… & then I began the book and couldn’t stop! Fun & clever story!”
The Complete Jake Samson Mystery Series (Books 1-6) by Shelley Singer: Nice Jewish cop turns PI… -Chicago-cop (now unlicensed PI) Jake Samson is living the life of “an urban gentleman farmer” in laid-back Oakland, California. His lesbian BFF, Rosie the carpenter, and her justice-dispensing two-by-four are the perfect complements to his relaxed casual style. All 6 books in the series plus a bonus book!
Memories and Matchsticks (The Sam and Bump Misadventures Book 1) by N. Gemini Sasson: There’s an arsonist on the loose in rural Wilton, Indiana — and he’ll do whatever it takes to keep from being found out. Even murder. Sam McNamee just wants to help her dad sell his house there. But she can’t leave town until the arsonist is uncovered. Not that she’d want to anymore, since veterinarian Clint Chastain has stolen her heart.
Parlez-Vous Murder? (Stranded in Provence Mysteries Book 1) by Susan Kiernan-Lewis: While American Jules Hooker is on vacation, a bomb explodes over the Riviera, destroying technology and leaving Jules stranded in Provence where she must make a living by solving murders the old-fashioned way — without help from DNA, databases, CSI crime labs or the police.
Grave Encounters by Marie Wilkens: Sarah Perrigo just wants to know what happened to her twin sister, Renee. The suspicious circumstances surrounding her suicide are only made more questionable when her husband has her cremated before Sarah or her parents can pay their last respects. After a few ghostly encounters, Sarah becomes obsessed with learning the truth about his family and what happened in Delany Falls…
Shadows We Remain (Caroline Creek Series Book 1) by Mose J Gingerich: A detective story with an Amish setting. When the far-reaching hand of the local mob infiltrates the Amish community of Caroline Creek, one Amish teen girl must go against the commands of the preachers to try and save herself, her family, and the community.
Justice (The Magnolia Bluff Crime Chronicles Book 8) by Kelly Marshall: A young girl is discovered raped and murdered just outside of Magnolia Bluff, Texas. State Conservation Police Officer, Madison Jackson is stunned to her core. The sight of that battered and bruised child on a stainless-steel slab in the morgue sends Madison on a perilous trip south of the border into the heart of the deadly Mexican cartel country.
Retribution (The Psychic Detective Kate Pierce Crime Thriller Series Book 1) by C. M. Sutter: The murder of two attorneys has the Chicago police scrambling for answers, but with no leads they call the Washburn County Sheriff’s Office hoping to bring psychic detective Kate Pierce in on the case. Using clues from her dreams and dogged determination, Kate steps into the killer’s world and realizes he may be much closer than any of them think.
Murder Over Easy (A Sunny Side Up Cozy Mystery Book 1) by Rosie A. Point: A free cozy mystery from a USA Today bestselling author! When Sunny arrives in small town Parfait, Florida, she’s hoping to find herself after a messy divorce, and hide from her husband’s criminal business partners. But when a food vlogger dies in her aunt’s cafe, Sunny has to choose – hide or save her aunt’s business before it’s shut down.
The Barista’s Guide To Espionage (Eva Destruction Book 1) by Dave Sinclair: Readers are loving The Barista’s Guide to Espionage, a witty and fast-paced romp from USA Today bestselling author Dave Sinclair. Thrills. Spills. Kills. Coffee. High octane, wise-cracking, ass-kicking entertainment from the first to the last page.
Much A’Broom About Nothing (Magical Renaissance Faire Mysteries Book 1) by Erin Johnson: When Adelaide “Laidey” Ryan dragged herself off the couch for a date at the Renaissance Faire, she didn’t expect to run into her cheating ex-fiancé. The day only gets better when she winds up trapped on the magical grounds and discovers she’s a witch. And the best part? She’s charged with a homicide she didn’t commit.
The Daydreamer Detective (Miso Cozy Mysteries Book 1) by Steph Gennaro: It’s a cozy mystery in Japan! Out-of-luck and jobless, Mei returns to her rural Japanese home and turns her daydreaming ways towards solving a murder. If you like twisty plots, delectable food descriptions, and rural Japanese towns, then you’ll love Steph Gennaro’s culinary tale.
The Case at Barton Manor (Mrs. Lillywhite Investigates Book 1) by Emily Queen: Rosemary Lillywhite only wanted to be left alone to mourn her dead husband in peace, but when a desperate woman knocks on the door of her dead husband’s investigative office, she’s forced to make a choice: Come out of hiding or turn Grace Barton away.
High Spirits (Grifter’s Daughter Book 5) by Duane Lindsay: Con artist Dani Silver receives a lead on a million-dollar bottle of whiskey. Will she go in on the heist? Nope. She’ll do it herself by counterfeiting the distinctive bottle, and filling it with supermarket booze, knowing it’ll never be opened. But the owners are America’s sweethearts and Dani’s taken a vow never to cheat an honest mark.
Miami Chill (Titus Florida Crime Thriller Series Book 2) by John D. Patten: Titus, tough former cop from up north, is still in Miami looking for his fiancee’s murderer. While working a security detail, he is literally thrown into a mystery involving a stunning tech billionaire, a gorgeous pop singer, a rogue cop hell-bent on smashing a human smuggling ring, an obstructive FBI agent, and a slimy killer who enjoys torture.
The Return of the Ripper by Anna Elliott & Charles Veley: Love is in the air in London! It’s 1897, and Lucy James, daughter of famed detective Sherlock Holmes, is about to marry her sweetheart, Sgt. Jack Kelly. A beautiful woman also seems to have captivated Dr.Watson. What could possibly go wrong? Diamond smugglers and a serial killer, perhaps? “Marvelous! Fast-paced and fun!” -Amazon reviewer
Corktown (Abby Kane FBI Thriller Book 1) by Ty Hutchinson: They locked him up seven years ago. He’s still killing. Fiery FBI agent Abby Kane is tasked with figuring out how this madman can kill again. When she visits the Doctor behind bars, he swears he’s innocent and not the psychopath everyone thinks he is. Oddly enough, Abby believes him. Start a series you won’t be able to put down.
Killer in the Photo by Annette Mark: Defying a direct order, undercover British agent Kate St George, tracks down her best friend’s killer, only to uncover a sinister terror plot with far-reaching consequences for Britain and Thailand. Kate devises a clever but risky plan to neutralize the killer. She puts her body on the line but discovers that she’s made a serious miscalculation.
Calamity Under the Chandelier (A Sleuthing Starlet Mystery Book 1) by Camilla Blythe: An entertaining historical whodunit that’s first in a series! After a deadly chandelier fall at an English manor, actress Cora Clarke vows to prove that her best friend is innocent of murder. As a blizzard rages outside, can Cora solve the mystery — before the killer strikes again?
Uriel’s Justice (Keys of Life Book 1) by Carolyn Schield & Tom Vorbeck: A London Museum tour guide points to an angel with no halo in Da Vinci’s painting, Virgin of the Rocks, whose name is Uriel. Uriel fights for justice against an ancient evil dating back to the days of Noah. Keys of Life takes you through time and to a present-day war that continues between good and evil.
Murder in an Irish Bog (The Galway Homicides Book 11) by David Pearson: When a body turns up in marshland in a remote part of Ireland, the victim’s brother falls under suspicion. After all, there was no one else nearby. But what is the motive? The detectives will have to dig deeper to reveal what is hidden beneath the sodden surface. And what they find is quite a shock! A standalone in a great series of mysteries!
A Friend of Silence (Roger and Bess Mysteries Book 1) by M. Lee Prescott: The silence of a Quaker school is shattered by a shocking death. Teacher and prime suspect, Bess Dore jumps into the investigation along with old flame, police detective, Roger Demaris. Sparks fly as they are joined by Harry Winthrop, a wealthy amateur sleuth. Join these beloved characters in this first book of the Roger and Bess Mysteries.
Gone to Goa (A Chuck Winters Thriller Book 5) by Robert E Smith: Chuck Winters a retired S.F. homicide detective made a fortune on a software program. His venture capitalist asked for his help in finding out what happened to the CEO of a company he was financing. Chuck Winters brings along pals, his former S.F. police partner to a retired MI5 inspector from Portugal, to assist on a worldwide hunt for the killer.
The Curse Of Matilija (Zack Tolliver, FBI Book 9) by R. Lawson Gamble: A man is found near death on a hiking trail deep in the Los Padres National Forest, his limbs black and swollen. Just before dying, he describes an ancient pot in a cave in Matilija Canyon, named for a legendary chief of a Chumash tribe who had placed a curse on the land. Agent Zack Tolliver hated caves, but now he must enter this small dark hole.
Death up the Aisle (Mrs Mortimer Mysteries Book 1) by Elizabeth Oakey: Shivering in her wedding dress, Georgiana’s special day takes a turn for the worse when she embarks on her honeymoon and ends up behind bars. Investigating a murder you’re accused of is easier said than done, but Auntie Sheba and her strange coterie of ladies offer their assistance. Can they help? Let’s hope so. A joyful, quirky 1920s romp.
Arsenic in the Azaleas (Lovely Lethal Gardens Book 1) by Dale Mayer: Follow gardener and amateur sleuth Doreen Montgomery—and her amusing and mostly lovable cat, dog, and parrot—as they catch murderers and solve crimes in lovely Kelowna, British Columbia. Riches to rags… Controlling to chaos… But murder… seriously?
Man In The Water (Jack and Stacey Green Thrillers Book 1) by Jon Hill: Jack is just a normal guy. He’s got a wife and a son and a typical 9 to 5. So when masked men throw him off a cruise ship and his family goes missing, everything he thought he knew about his life is suddenly thrown into question. Can he uncover the truth behind the attack and find his family before the people after him try to kill him again?