Feb 14, 2016
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Claustrophobia and what happens when amateurs delve into the world of illegal real estate transactions in: SHOCK TREATMENT

By Gene Caffrey

Rating:  star star star star star 

Claustrophobia is the least of Owen Delaney’s problems when he’s asked to help a friend of a friend wrap up a dead woman’s affairs.

WELKNER
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Advanced computer technology used in gambling turns from wealth to a nightmare in: U.S. VS WELKNER

By Sonny Hayes

Rating:  star star star star star 

Siblings take gambling to a whole new level when they realize they can use a time advanced satellite system to make mega bucks.

COALITION
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An FBI special agent and reporter work together to solve the conspiracy behind the murder of the President-elect in: THE COALITION

By samuel Marquis

Rating:  star star star star star 

An FBI special agent and a reporter must unearth the conspiracy behind the assassination of the President-elect

REDZONE
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A military recruit fights in a segregated future in: REDZONE INCURSION

By David Norman

Rating:  star star star star star 

In the twenty-second century, what was once Australia is now the site of perpetual conflict between wealthy, fascist BlueZones and impoverished, communist RedZones, their hostile segregation akin to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.

TRANSFORMED
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An unconventional trio battle crime in colorful San Francisco in: TRANSFORMED: SAN FRANCISCO

By Suzanne Falter and Jack Harvey

Rating:  star star star star star 

A transman, a dominatrix, and a hard-boiled lesbian cop work to defeat a murderous plot in San Francisco.

FRACTURES
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An assassin continues her work in the afterlife in: FRACTURES

By Will James

Rating:  star star star star star 

A professional assassin commits her last murder, dies, and finds herself recruited to reprise her role in the afterlife.

ODD
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Capital secrecy, mystery and murder in: THE ODD FELLOWS SOCIETY

By C. G. Barrett

Rating:  star star star star star 

A Jesuit priest stumbles upon a secret society determined to remain secret, and members will kill, if necessary, to maintain secrets that are centuries old.

SEVEN
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Sixth sense, romance and mystery collide in: THE FINAL SEVEN (The Lightkeepers #1)

By Erica Spindler

Rating:  star star star star star 

Detective Michaela Dee Dare—alternatively called “Micki” or “Mad Dog,” depending on which side you get—didn’t join the New Orleans police department to be part of an experimental new program.

2016
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Illegal trading turns life threatening in 2016

By James Force

Rating:  star star star star star 

An insignificant phone clerk becomes a significant component of a sinister national plot.
Christian Roberts flees from a drive-by shooting.

Eliminators
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Terrorists on a high-stakes run in England as detectives give chase in: THE ELIMINATORS

By Ben Easton

Rating:  star star star star star 

When a parole officer in England witnesses a mysteriously familiar individual break an explosives expert out of a prison van, he realizes he can’t quite shake his past — and the detectives in the city get embroiled in chasing down these dangerous terrorists.

Sunspots
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An out of this world mystery in: SUNSPOTS

By Gary Martin

Rating:  star star star star star 

The night shift of a space ship finds themselves in a deadly predicament.

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Thrills and chills are plentiful in: PORTRAIT OF RAGE

By Cynthia H Wise

Rating:  star star star star star 

When Thomas Shear buys an old house to use for his art gallery, he’s confronted by its secrets and sordid past and is drawn into a supernatural mystery that threatens to destroy everything and everyone he loves.

Bastard
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A bike ride on Christmas day turns into a mysterious disappearance in: THE BOY AND THE BASTARD

By Russell Newell

Rating:  star star star star star 

A father’s continual search for his kidnapped son leads to the unexpected.

STALKER
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A paperboy fights back against a dark, mysterious figure terrorizing his town in: A STALKER’S JOURNEY

By John C. Lukegord

Rating:  star star star star star 

A STALKER’S JOURNEY depicts what happens when one man’s twisted mind goes wild, in this dark saga of random malevolence and its reverberation through an otherwise quiet New England town.

SneakThief
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Dog park neighbours play amateur detectives in: SNEAK THIEF

By C.A. Newsome

Rating:  star star star star star 

SNEAK THIEF is an unusual murder mystery with a playful twist in which a dog, a group of dog owners/amateur sleuths, and a neighborhood dog park, play an important role in solving the case.

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It’s no walk in the dog park in: MAXIMUM SECURITY

By CA Newsome

Rating:  star star star star star 

A homicide investigation turns dangerous when the lead detective’s girlfriend does her own sleuthing.

Drool3
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Death amongst the dog owners in: DROOL BABY

By C.A. Newsome

Rating:  star star star star star 

When bodies start to pile up like a stack of well-chewed bones, will the mystery be solved by Lia and her loyal wolf pack or is her life actually in peril like her boyfriend believes?

Bark2
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A SHOT IN THE BARK lets you get cozy with a murderer – if you can find out who it is . . .

By C.A. Newsome

Rating:  star star star star star 

An apparent suicide in Mount Airy unsettles the dog park community. Things get complicated when tongues start wagging and the detective falls for the victim’s ex-girlfriend.

Blind
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Man vs. Mother Nature in: BLIND THRUST

By samuel Marquis

Rating:  star star star star star 

BLIND THRUST, spins a thrilling tale of what can happen when humans mess with Mother Nature.

SlushPile
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Twists, turns and double crosses in literary theft quickly expand to threaten the globe in: THE SLUSH PILE BRIGADE

By Samuel Marquis

Rating:  star star star star star 

Broke, single, and wanted by the police, Nick Lassiter discovers the latest blockbuster movie/book is his own unpublished manuscript.

Mask
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A shocking and whirlwind hunt for a cunning sociopath in: THE MASK MAKER

By Ken Ulano

Rating:  star star star star star 

A gruesome psychological thriller, THE MASK MAKER is not for the faint of heart and rewards with a multi-layered plot and nuanced characters.

DrinkDirt
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A vengeful ex-con seeking justice leaves a trail of bodies in: DRINK DIRT, EAT STONE

By Kyle Fleishman

Rating:  star star star star star 

A member of the Native Syndicate gang is sent to prison for murder. After serving his time, he is released but not after being given a task from Michael Wolfe, a fellow prisoner and fellow member of the gang.

Psycho
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Sun, surf . . . and murder in: PSYCHO-TROPICS.

By Dorian Box

Rating:  star star star star star 

A lottery-winning surfer has to confront his past and engage in a battle of wits with a murderer to set his skeletons free.

Playthings
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A seedy cast of characters circle each other as each tries to find a place to survive in Brendan Noss’s BROKEN PLAYTHINGS.

By Brennon Noss

Rating:  star star star star star 

The rape and murder of a wealthy family spurs into motion a gritty and raw descent into the seedy underbelly of human nature.