Fiction - Mystery - Murder

One Night Only

By G.P. Ritchie

There are mystery/detective thrillers that move straight and sure and true, and there is nothing wrong with that. But there are others more mysterious than thrilling, more psychological than active, and more nuanced than generic. One Night Only by G.P. Ritchie is a wonderful example...

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A Mah Jongg Mystery

Book 1 Dangerous Pastimes Series
By Violetta Armour

Angelina, Myra, Clara and June are as different as can be, but they have always been a Mah Jongg foursome and good friends. Unfortunately, that is all about to change now that Myra has been found dead. Angelina has always watched detective television -- Murder...

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The Brambles

By Leah Erickson

Seventeen-year-old Elizabeth Gray was an enigma to everyone that knew her. When she was found dead, hanging from a tree, it shocked everyone. The case becomes more mysterious when the police find out that she had no birth records. Mack Mackenzie, Lillian Harris, and Vanessa...

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Orchestrating Murder

By Heather Osborne

Orchestrating Murder is a police procedural mystery novel written by Heather Osborne. Someone had been sexually abusing and killing young girls, and Palo Alto Detective Gregory Shaw had hoped they finally might get some answers when they found little Corrine Evans still alive. The little...

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Out of Tupelo

By Mark Gilleo

Out of Tupelo by Mark Gilleo is a well-crafted crime drama about murder, grief, and the consequences of revenge. The story follows Edward, a grieving husband whose happy life is shattered by his wife’s sudden disappearance. At first, Edward puts his trust in the local...

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Maidstone

Lust, Murder, Greed, and a Cover Up in a Small New England Town
By Sven Anderson

Maidstone: Lust, Murder, Greed, and a Cover Up in a Small New England Town by Sven Anderson is the tale of a small town described as having the look of an Andrea Smythe painting, with the new clean snow, and is the journey of ex-marine...

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Locker 32

By Gregory L. Baltad

In Locker 32 by Gregory L. Baltad, rookie police officer Brian O’Callahan asks to be assigned to the notorious 77th division of the LA police department because it is where he thinks he will feel at home. Needing to prove something, whether to himself or...

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Weepers

By Nick Chiarkas

Weepers by Nick Chiarkas is a murder mystery set in the 1950s. In 1951, Christmas Eve, a man disappeared while walking through the Projects with Angelo, his son. In 1957, an undercover police officer was killed in a housing project in New York. At 2.00...

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Death, Unchartered

By Dorothy Van Soest

Death, Unchartered by Dorothy Van Soest is the second book in the Sylvia Jensen mystery series. When a skeleton is found at the site where a new charter school is being built, Sylvia digs into her past as a teacher during the teachers' strike of...

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Dark Paradise

A Caribbean Noir Murder Mystery (Boise Montague) (Volume 1)
By Gene Desrochers

In contrast to the tropical and beautiful setting of the warm Caribbean island of St. Thomas, Dark Paradise by Gene Desrochers stays true to its title. When Boise Montague's ideal life in Los Angeles falls into a shambles after the death of his wife, he...

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