Oct 01, 2016
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Mystery/Thriller

first-kill
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Racing against the clock to save a missing real estate mogul in FIRST KILL

By Robert Roy Britt

5.0

IR Rating

The fourth Eli Quinn outing finds the P.I. racing against the clock to save a missing real estate mogul in the increasingly dangerous Arizona suburbs.

as-oceans
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AS OCEANS FALL poses complicated questions in a complicated world.

By Brian Birkland

3.0

IR Rating

A mystery, a musing on ethics, and a character study, AS OCEANS FALL poses complicated questions in a complicated world.

drone
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DRONE, a fast-faced detective story with some thought-provoking twists

By Robert Roy Britt

5.0

IR Rating

Fledgling detective Eli Quinn investigates an assassination attempt on a prominent Arizona politician in this engaging new installment in Robert Roy Britt’s mystery series. Most detectives take up residence in a gritty urban setting where the gloom is just as overpowering as the skyscrapers. Not true for Eli Quinn, who has instead put down roots […]

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A doctor struggles with the concept of the ends justifying the means in: BEING AND BECOMING

By Phalgun Prativadi, M.D.

4.0

IR Rating

In this engaging tale of moral crisis, Dr. Arya Krish has the best of intentions…at first.

WICKEDPRAYER
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Demons, death and the dark side in: WICKED PRAYERS

By S.D. Moore

4.0

IR Rating

WICKED PRAYERS is a cautionary tale for any would-be occultists considering dabbling in the darker arts: some things are better left dead.

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Dark, family secrets are uncovered in: THE CARSWELL COVENANT

By Steve Fisher

2.0

IR Rating

Two brothers nearly lose their lives uncovering their grandfather’s secret; a secret that could have long-lasting effects on both the religious world and the already strained relationship between the Jews and the Arabs.

HOUSE
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Politics, fraud and American democracy in peril in: THE PEOPLE’S HOUSE

By David Pepper

4.5

IR Rating

A journalist finds evidence of possible election fraud in this taut political thriller.

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Love, murder, betrayal, thieves, Russians, Colombians and the FBI in: IMPALA

By Andrew Diamond

5.0

IR Rating

What does it mean to live a “good” life and is that life worth living for all people?

BROWNSUGAR
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A solid jolt of adrenaline in: BROWN SUGAR IN MINNESOTA

By Joe Field

2.5

IR Rating

A young reporter tracks drug dealers selling a super-potent form of heroin.

DARKROOM
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Drugs, photography and murder in: DARKROOM

By Mary Maddox

5.0

IR Rating

DARKROOM is a highly-polished atmospheric descent into a seedy world of drugs, murder and photography populated by vibrant characters.

CURSE
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Good versus evil with humanity in the crosshairs in: CURSE THE DAY

By Zachary Koala Hardison

3.0

IR Rating

The classic battle rages between good and evil as angels and humans conspire to bring down a murderous creature borne out of the human race’s apathy and indifference.

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Poison, paranoia and conspiracy in: GLOSSOLALIA

By Tantra Bensko

3.0

IR Rating

After an unscheduled pick up of an untraceable poison goes missing from her workplace, Nancy finds herself tangled in a conspiracy that threatens both her sanity and her life.

GODINTERNET
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Cyber attacks in the name of a cyber holy war in: GOD OF THE INTERNET

By Lynn Lipinski

5.0

IR Rating

An unusual Islamic-based cyber attack threatens the United States in this cleverly orchestrated work of suspense fiction with a modern-day twist.

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Cyber attacks in the name of a cyber holy war in: God of the Internet

By Lynn Lipinski

5.0

IR Rating

An unusual Islamic-based cyber attack threatens the United States in this cleverly orchestrated work of suspense fiction with a modern-day twist.

VILEMEANS
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Action-packed adventure interwoven with political plotting in: VILE MEANS

By Steve Dimodica

5.0

IR Rating

Nearing the end of America’s hold on the Panama Canal, a series of horrific attacks deep in the jungle bring a convoluted plot to light involving international banking, the CIA, and a violent madman.

DEADDOCK
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A fun whodunit featuring Lee Harding – amateur detective: DEAD ON THE DOCK

By Beth Everett

4.5

IR Rating

Charming foul-mouthed, pot-smoking amateur detective seeks solace from marital difficulties at her family’s cabin on Lake Montego.

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The Diaries

By Chuck Driskell

5.0

IR Rating

A convoluted chain of lethal situations arises when an undercover finds a set of Jewish diaries.

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Gay P.I.s uncover political conspiracy when hired by a Mormon politician in: THE EIGHT-DAY CLOCK

By Dale Swanson

4.0

IR Rating

Set in Florida in the fall of 1996, two gay private investigators take on the case of a high-profile Mormon politician’s closeted gay son who has been blackmailed.

MAYNWARINGS
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A ranching empire is under attack in: THE MAYNWARINGS

By Digger Cartwright

5.0

IR Rating

A ranching mogul/senator returns from D.C to his Nevada homestead unaware that a series of sinister situations are in the works to take over Carson City and ultimately destroy his ranch empire.

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Betrayal, Madness, Love, and Telekinesis in: SWITCH

By Geoff Visgilio

5.0

IR Rating

When a young married couple struggles with imposter syndrome and newfound special powers, more than just their marriage is on the line.

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An afterlife-weary vampire is stalked in: THE VAMPIRE OF SHANGRI-LA

By Troy Bond

4.5

IR Rating

With the mysterious vampire slayer tracking him down, one vampire must choose between doing what’s right and what’s right for himself.

DADDY
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A suspect narrator recounts the story of a missing girl in: DADDY DEAREST

By Paul Southern

3.5

IR Rating

When a five-year-old girl steps into an elevator and disappears without a trace, her father must piece together the mystery of her whereabouts before it’s too late.

ALIBI
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Jealousy and betrayal meet in: BLUE ALIBI

By Markeith L. Porter, Irma C. Porter

1.0

IR Rating

When a police officer is shot and killed in the line of duty, the entire town of Princeton, South Carolina, weeps as one – but the townspeople appear to grieve more than his closest friends .

PRACTICE
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A murder leads to the discovery of the seedy world of child prostitution in: WITH A LITTLE MORE PRACTICE

By Paul Janson

3.5

IR Rating

The second installment of the Doctor Joe Nelson mystery series, this novel delves into the sleazy underworld of child prostitution in Las Vegas which the titular good-hearted protagonist refuses to ignore, even though he’s supposedly there to relax.