357 pages, 32 of 42 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled
Start with bad mojo, add a pinprick of revenge, and watch things boil over…
A woman receives a voodoo doll of her lying cheating ex-husband as a gag gift at her divorce party, and vents her frustration by stabbing it with a pin. But later when he’s found stabbed to death, she doesn’t have to be told she’s managed to land herself IN DEEP VOODOO!
298 pages, 10 of 10 reviews are 5-star, Lending Enabled
Manhattan. A ruthless serial killer is butchering financial industry high rollers. FBI Special Agent Silver Cassidy, the head of a task force that’s on a collision course with disaster, finds herself fighting impossible odds to stop the murderer before he can kill again. Struggling to balance the hunt for a savage predator with the challenges of being a single parent, Silver finds herself thrust into a nightmare of brutality that will demand every ounce of determination she possesses to survive.
351 pages, 10 of 10 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled
He had the perfect life. Now he’ll kill to get it back.
A career man, Edwin Murphy has always put more effort into his work than his family. Everything changes for Edwin when his wife files for divorce. On the brink of losing his home, his job and his little girl, Edwin orchestrates an intricate plan to eliminate his wife and regain his former lifestyle.
The police are baffled when bodies begin to appear all over London with no apparent connection between them. Inspector David Morton must think outside the box as he investigates the deadly web of deceit behind the murders.
225 pages, 6 of 6 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled
After killing a man in the line of duty, Detective Jim Hunter finds himself crippled by recurring panic attacks and bouts of claustrophobia. Desperate to pull his life back from the edge, Hunter throws himself into his job. So, when he’s pegged to investigate the suicide of a college professor, he takes to the task with all he has left. In the process, he uncovers more than he bargained for.
Now, framed for murder and running for his life, Hunter finds himself trapped in the middle of an international conspiracy that takes him from the back alleys of Chicago to the white sands of the Caribbean. With the help of a few unlikely allies, Hunter must avoid both the police and the mob if he wants to prove his innocence and unravel the mystery of the Martyr’s Inferno.
381 pages, 4 of 6 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled
148 pages, 2 of 2 reviews are 5-star, Lending Enabled, Young Adult
(One review is titled, “Encyclopedia Brown Meets the Nancy Drew Meets the Boxcar Children)
A found wallet leads amateur mother and daughter detective duo, Cindy and Simone Holmes, to a case that takes them through jewelry shops and circus big tops, hunting down clues with their trusty dog Watson.
241 pages, 2 of 2 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled
“On this nice July morning in Parkland, North Carolina, the office of Madeline Maclin Investigations might as well have been an Egyptian tomb: hot, dusty, and dead.” It doesn’t help that her landlord Reid Kent, does a brisk business…and briskly hits on Mac to rejoin his agency. He maintains no one will hire a former Miss Parkland as a serious PI.
Mac has been friends forever with Jerry Fairweather. Jerry claims to be psychic and is, unlike his two brothers, somewhat screwy. And he refuses to claim a share in the Fairweather fortune. But he shares some good news with Mac—his Uncle Val has died and left him a house. The two friends drive out to Celosia, a half hour away, where they discover a local beauty pageant in trouble and a house just perfect for setting up shop. A Psychic Shop. The arrival of lawyer Olivia, Jerry’s shark-like girlfriend, rouses both Mac’s interest in the mystery at the pageant and the one in her own heart.
And then comes the first murder….
A Case of Imagination is Jane Tesh’s playful first mystery, the start of a series by an author who admires Terry Pratchett, Martha Grimes, Carl Hiaasen, and P.G. Wodehouse.
219 pages, 1 of 1 reviews are 5-star, Lending Endabled
‘If you’ve never come to in the middle of the night to find yourself approximately halfway between New York and Moscow, right up on top of the world, standing outside a block of flats wearing nothing other than a ladies’ silk dressing-robe – and that decorated with large scarlet kisses – allow me to describe the sensation. Confused. That’s the word, I think. Confused, and cold around the knees’.
Stranded in Iceland,journalist turned spy Sam Craven wakes up to the greatest adventure of his career.
Sent to Reykjavik to track down the model Solrun, in whom British intelligence have taken a sudden interest, Craven finds himself caught up in a vast power-play between two superpowers on the brink of war – and with only his wits to rely on.
Trying to stay alive, and one step ahead of a band of ruthless killers, Sam is skating on black ice. One slip and he’s dead.
‘Black Ice’ is a classic Cold War thriller, certain to appeal to fans of Jack Higgins, Len Deighton and Ian Fleming.
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