Tag Archives | mystery

The Shadow Box

Claire Beaudry Chase fails to arrive at her showing at the art gallery owned by her friend, Kate Woodward. But her husband, politician and state’s attorney, Griffin Chase is already there, busily gladhanding with his constituents as if nothing is amiss. After spying Claire’s controversial shadowbox piece, Fingerbone, he purchases it, breaks protocol by hastily […]

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Sophie Last Seen

This contemporary fiction book by Marlene Adelstein is hauntingly real. Children disappear all the time. This horrific reality sets into motion a traumatic ripple effect in parents, family and friends. Adelstein invites the reader to experience what it may feel like for a mother who’s lost her child and grieves in her unique own way, […]

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Blind Turn

This is the story of Jess Johnson, a promising high school track star whose life changes with the blink of an eye. While out driving with her friend she hits and kills their small town’s beloved football coach. The trauma combined with a concussion has erased Jess’s memory of what happened that fateful afternoon. And […]

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Don’t Lie to Me

A man, scarred by the memories of his mother’s mistreatment and sister’s untimely death, has never found a way to heal from this trauma. He decides to teach the world a lesson about the unhealthy statistics surrounding broken homes by going after children of divorced parents in a sadistically disturbed way—torture and murder. This book […]

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Burn You Twice

Detective Joan Mason returns to her Montana hometown after she jumped the gun on an arson case and was assigned desk duty. Accepting defeat, then going back isn’t easy, but she’s desperate for the company of her best friend Ann, and is determined to face head on the demons of her past. This includes confronting […]

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Cross Her Heart

Melinda Leigh is a best-selling author for a reason: her books are winners. This is the first in the Bree Taggert series, which sends the protagonist, a Philadelphia homicide detective, back to her small-town roots. When she gets a pleading message of help from her younger sister, Bree is terrified. Something is wrong. When she […]

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No Sin Unpunished

Texas Ranger Faith McClellan and detective Graham Hardin are back in LynDee Walker’s thriller No Sin Unpunished. This time they are together, literally, and their relationship, while providing strength and a semblance of normalcy to Faith, is also creating tension. She knows that Graham wants to deepen the connection, but she fears that opening the […]

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Forgetting Jane

Acting Sherriff Elias McAvoy is called out to a remote lake at the crack of dawn where his friend has stumbled upon a naked woman, crawling out of a grave, barely breathing. The horror in finding this badly beaten victim is all too familiar, as images of his mother and deceased sister flash in his […]

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House of Brides

In this novel from Australian author Jane Cockram, you’ll discover elements you love in a gripping story—a haunted home, a mysterious disappearance, a suspense-filled family drama but with a contemporary twist. Miranda Courtenay has built her successful business, celebrity identity and entire world on social media. Her days are filled with followers but void of […]

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Damaging Secrets

When her husband is killed in the line of duty, Chicago detective Rachel Ryder starts life anew in Georgia. Though she hopes this small town will bring her some semblance of peace, she’s ready to resume her reputation as a determined investigator who puts it all on the line to find the truth. But not […]

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