In this intelligent, dark humored, anti-noir mystery set in 1958 San Francisco, a down and out private eye, Joe Nails, experiences surrealistic dreams, in which his once best friend, Mark Tamlyn, pleads for Joe’s help before turning a gun to his own head and firing. To ease his doubts, Joe sets out to locate him, and discovers Tamlyn vanished weeks before the dreams began. As his investigation deepens, Nails uncovers a conflicting portrait of Tamlyn rendered by people who knew him best.
Mystery & Thrillers
Find great mystery, thriller, crime and suspense books to read. This directory includes novels and stories written by talented authors and writers to satisfy all tastes and readers.
When Cate Stewart’s life falls apart, a job cataloguing the vast library at Highcrag on the Scottish east coast sounds perfect. Especially since she has a personal interest in the notorious Scottish witch hunts of the sixteenth and seventeenth century on her mother's side. But the house has a dark past that seems to affect the present. And an owner, Lyall Kinnaird, who unexpectedly stirs Cate’s damaged heart.
In this wry thriller, a shy loner is pushed to unspeakable violence when confronted by an inner-city drug gang. Robert Krieger’s life is quickly falling apart. He’s been fired from his job, split with his sexy girlfriend, and has a controlling overbearing mother he feels obligated to call at least once a week. As a result, he’s developed a distressing anxiety disorder. Robert lends money to an acquaintance across the hall in his building, a small-time drug dealer named Skids.
Trina wakes in a prison cell, her short term memory erased. How much time has passed? Where are her husband and daughter? Will she ever see her family again? The answers are hidden within her lost memory. However, Trina soon discovers she is not alone. Three other women are trapped with her. Lydia, Jessica, and Susann. If they are to see their loved ones again, they must do as instructed.
Home is where the heart is ... or the hatred. You can feel the love and care someone puts into their home just by walking into it. Equally, you can feel the hatred and malice when you step into a home where dark deeds have been done. Alex and his team of so-called paranormal investigators are given the opportunity of a lifetime when they are able to film inside one of the most haunted, and cursed, locations in their area. The Jackson Mansion.
Bestselling author and master of horror, RWK Clark, unleashed a teenage outcast with revenge against her classmates. A fun timeless coming-of-age fantasy as only he could envision it.
While most high school juniors are worried about acne, grades, and dating, Mavis Harvey has a host of issues to deal with, like her appetite for human flesh. Don’t worry, the bullies won't get far. Crunch!
From USA Today and WSJ Bestselling Author, Judith Lucci! The Michaela McPherson Mysteries “Two Sleuths and a Dog on the Case”. A crime thriller series featuring an Irish retired homicide detective Michaela McPherson, her friend, octogenarian Italian Countess Dorothy Borghase and Michaela’s life-saving, retired police partner, canine Angel. The series is set in Richmond, Virginia.
It’s 1984 and all Bud Fisher wants to do is find a place to live in Madison Louisiana. With his dog Badger, they come across a beautiful old mansion that was converted into apartments. Something should have felt odd when he found out nobody lived in any of the apartments. To make matters worse, the owner is reluctant to let him rent one. Eventually he negotiates an apartment in the historic old house, but soon finds out that he’s not quite as alone as he thought.
You will love Harbour City. Most visitors to the island drive right through, without taking time to explore its attractions. But you’re not most visitors. You will get to spend some time. Go head. Turn on your radio. That’s BC Bud, 101.3 FM on your Home and Native Band. He will announce your special arrival. And if you catch something more than a salmon, you could be referred to Doctor Sababa, an Internal Medicine consultant at Harbour City Regional, the Sage of the Salish Sea.
Jeanie had long suffered her families, mental, emotional, and sexual abuse, so she summoned the "Powers of Darkness" for help, and they did... for a price. They not only gave her Solace, but Vengeance and no one was sparred. In the aftermath, she met and fell in love with Mark, a man she loved more than life itself. The two fell in love and soon Jeanie found herself pregnant.
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