On opening night of the stage play, Perkins’ Ghost, at the Astor Theatre, a shocking murder had occurred, leaving many residents of the sleepy hollow to suspect that the murderer might have been that of the ghost of Simeon Perkins. With virtually no clues to follow, apart from the unexplained sightings of a Perkins look-alike, clairvoyants, fortune cookies, intuitions and a seemingly odd connection between the murder or murderer and the Kings Orange Rangers.
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.
Deeply hidden within the thick boreal forest was the home of Ashenee, a young Cree woman born to Shepen and Pamoon. Ashenee’s people lived by the old traditions and were protected by isolation, unknowing of the hundreds of aboriginal women reported as missing from the many other communities across Canada. In many circumstances their disappearances seemed suspicious and their families wondered where the women were.
Non-stop action. An enthralling treasure hunting adventure with a tinge of romance. A high-octane thriller full of unexpected twists and turns that will take you on a roller coaster ride of mystery and edge-of-your-seat suspense into the heart of the Amazon jungle, to Paris and harsh, semi-arid plains of south western Spain. When Didier embarks on a quest to recover a priceless artefact, he gets entangled in more than he has bargained for.
Strong ambition drives Beck Blades, an aspiring writer from rural Nebraska, to become obsessed with having big Hollywood studios make movies based on his fiction stories. Taking a heavy toll on his marriage, Beck’s writing ambition soon proves hard to achieve. However, he is not a man to give up, even as rejections trail his efforts. He continues to write one fiction story after another with no breakthrough, until he writes his eleventh one, the unusual one, which grabs headlines through an unexpected route.
A GRAVE MISUNDERSTANDING, the first in a new series of Simon Grave Mysteries, is a comic spoof of cozy “locked room” mysteries. Detective Simon Grave and his “nearly invisible” partner, Sergeant Barry Blunt, investigate a locked-room mystery with a significant twist: the prime suspects are in the locked room, not the victim, a logic-defying situation that challenges the team at every turn.
Did the State execute an innocent man, leaving the Zyklon Killer alive and ready to claim another victim? Can the incendiary outsider, Reverend Malcolm McKenzie, seize his party’s nomination for the Presidency? Who or what were the Munich 7? Can victims of The Holocaust still speak to us, decades after their deaths? How much responsibility does a son or daughter bear for the sins of the father? In this, the second book of the Fava series, TV reporter Francine Vega searches for answers to these questions.
“Author Rick McCormick offers a page-turner, a nail-biter, a tale of terror and intrigue so disturbing and upsetting that – full disclosure – it will keep you up at night. For all of its darkness and rage, however, The Fifth Plane is ultimately a tale that affirms life and offers testimony to the resilience of the human spirit.”
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at the age of thirty-nine on April 4, 1968 at 6:01 p.m. Rookie Cop Marvin Levey had his whole life changing experience with only one day on the job as a New York City police officer. When crowds of over one hundred thousand rioters overwhelmed the police force. New York City had no choice; they needed every able body police officer to maintain law and order. They needed much more law enforcement! There were no more police officers available to stop the riots.
Samantha Dunning needs a change of scenery after a lengthy relationship that ends in a bad breakup. Can a big city girl find peace and happiness in the small town of Shadow Lake as a real estate broker? Just when Samantha begins to enjoy her new surroundings, she meets Calvin Benham, a handsome and charismatic investment broker planning on building a resort in Shadow Lake. But does he have a hidden agenda? When her GPS mysteriously resets itself and takes her to the abandoned McClure Mansion her adventurous side takes over.
Disturbed is set in the Coal Region of Northeast Pennsylvania, a grimly haunted region with a bloody history of conflict between oppressed miners and wealthy coal barons. Many believe that even today, the ghosts of the Molly Maguires – a secret Irish organization that waged war against oppressive labor practices in the 19th Century – still roam the landscape. Into this setting arrives Jonah Frost, a young man with a history of mental illness.
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