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Crime & Mystery: DIAL P FOR POISON

You can take the girl out of the force, but you can’t keep her away from the action…

Maggie Doyle moves to Ireland to escape her cheating ex and crumbling career in the San Francisco PD. When the most hated woman on Whisper Island is poisoned at her aunt’s Movie Theater Cafe, Maggie and her rock-hard muffins are hurled into the murder investigation.

With the help of her UFO-enthusiast friend, a nun, and a feral puppy, Maggie is determined to clear her aunt’s name. Can she catch the murderer before they strike again? Or will her terrible baking skills burn down the cafe first?

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Crime & Mystery: GIRL IN TROUBLE

He gave up his daughter years ago, but now he’ll risk his life to save hers.

Alex Mercer is no stranger to kidnappings. The emotional scars still run deep from his sister’s disappearance years earlier. His daughter Ariana remains safe long after her adoption, and he cherishes the few times a year he gets to see her. The joy is palpable when he takes her on their first one-on-one outing. At least until he pauses to answer a text and Ariana disappears…

Wracked with guilt and determined to find answers, Alex teams up with an unlikely ally at the police department. As the clues reveal a pattern of missing girls, the kidnapping case becomes a race against time to save Ariana. What cost is Alex willing to pay to keep his daughter alive?

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Crime & Mystery: REALLY, TRULY DEAD

An amateur sleuth and her dog return home to a town of secrets … and an ugly murder

In this novella, science writer Lindsey McKay takes a leave of absence from her job and returns home with her dog to save the family newspaper. She left Danville ten years ago and she trusts she can wrap this up quickly. She promises her Atlanta boss she’ll return in two-weeks.

Sheriff Ike Harper is thrilled at Lindsey’s homecoming. She’s the gal who got away, and now he has a second chance at the woman he’s always admired.

Lindsey encourages her father to fight for the paper’s survival, but he won’t cooperate. Meanwhile, the murder of a local judge is a boon for the newspaper, but it’s too late. With her leave running out, neither the tragedy nor Lindsey’s hard work can save the failing business. Then the sheriff arrests her father for the murder, and she faces a new challenge.

Determined to clear her father’s name, Lindsey stirs up a hornet’s nest of trouble. Will saving her father’s life cost Lindsey hers?

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Mystery: THE WITCH OF BOHEMIA

witchofbohemiaDruida Stone? Dead? In the library?

The strange facts that arise from Druida’s past are puzzling to the say the least. Why had the zany witch been installed on Glessie as part of a witchness protection program? What secrets had Druida been guarding all these years, and could they have anything to do with the fact that she was now a corpse? The Infiniti have some opinions on this, of course.

Gless Inlet needs Hattie and her clowder’s help — the third murder in as many months? But, it’s a little hard to sleuth when you’re on the suspect list!

Find out how Hattie and the cat’s race to clear her name, AND find the killer in the process, in this hilarious cozy comedy!

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Mystery: PICK YOUR POTION

512FgFmKhfLGypsies, vamps, and weres…these are just some of the people powerful witch Claudia Crestwood and her friends protect. In the city of Hartford, Connecticut—years before Salem, there were witch trials. Now the paranormal coexist with humans, more or less. With the help of her hippie aunt and cousins, her gypsy uncle, and other paranormal friends, Claudia stands on the line between humans and paras—helping to keep the peace.

When a human customer dies after an incident at the coffee shop, Claudia must dig into the case to protect the cafe and the coven. Threats have been made and what’s worse, she’s harboring a hunter wanted by the police in her basement. A hot and powerful wizard starts showing up in the shop when Claudia needs help and is at her worst. Intriguing and annoying… She isn’t sure she can trust him and his reclusive family but it’s time for her to dig deeper into the magical world.

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Crime & Mystery: COVERT DREAMS

covertdreamsIt’s as if she never existed–and neither Saudi Arabia nor the United States government will investigate…

A business trip to the Middle East for Stan and Valerie Halsey ends in chilling confusion and despair as Valerie seemingly falls off the face of the earth, leaving no trace of her existence behind.

Back in the States, B.J. wakes up night after night in a cold sweat from the exact same torturous nightmare that takes place in a country he has never been to. Both B.J. and Stan suspect that they have been sucked into a conspiracy that threatens to consume them and everyone they love.

With time running out fast before they can get answers, they have unwittingly entered into a very dangerous game…one that they may not survive.

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Crime & Mystery: THE CANDIDATE’S DAUGHTER

thecanidatesdaughterA stolen child. A kidnapper seeking redemption. And the unbreakable bond between them.

The plan is simple: kidnap the daughter of Senate candidate Richard McClaine, take the money and run. Nobody gets hurt, the kid goes home alive.

That’s what twenty-two-year-old car thief Kelsey Money thought she was getting into. She chalked it up to another hair-brained idea from her boyfriend Matt and his drug-fueled brother. But when she discovers the part she wasn’t told, the plan takes a deadly turn – six-year-old Holly isn’t going home alive.

Elizabeth McClaine can’t even tell the police what her daughter was wearing when she disappeared. Soon after Holly was born with Down Syndrome and a cleft palate, she was placed in the care of a nanny while her mother battled postpartum depression. Now, Elizabeth is left virtually helpless. But when she learns the detective on the case has already failed one kidnapped child, she vows not to fail hers.

The clock is ticking. Both women have twenty-four hours to find Holly because in twenty-five, she’ll be dead.

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Crime & Mystery: AND THEN SHE WAS GONE

andthenshewasgoneWhat’s done in the dark will be brought to the light…

The silhouette stood at the edge of the woods like a spider watching a fly enter its carefully crafted web. Only a few more steps and she’d be within its grasp.

Stacy Shaw has her whole life ahead of her. New job, new house and now a baby on the way—everything she’s ever hoped for is finally coming true. But on a warm summer night on the way home from work, she vanishes. The police race to find her, but the clues don’t add up. Conflicting facts emerge as her story twists and turns, sending the trail spiraling in all directions.

A hometown hero with a heart of gold, Jack Stratton was raised in a whorehouse by his prostitute mother. Jack seemed destined to become another statistic, but now his life has taken a turn for the better. Determined to escape his past, he’s headed for a career in law enforcement. When his foster mother asks him to look into the girl’s disappearance, Jack quickly gets drawn into a baffling mystery. As Jack digs deeper, everyone becomes a suspect—including himself. Caught between the criminals and the cops, can Jack discover the truth in time to save the girl? Or will he become the next victim?

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Mystery: HELIX

51-GX2OfJJLA spy hunter. A rogue operative. A secret war that could destroy them both.

Olesya is just an ordinary girl from post-Soviet Russia, but that changes when the clandestine Fifth Column discover her rare genetic anomaly. Taken from her home and ensnared in a special training program, Olesya is destined to become a black operative, or die trying. But when a splinter faction of the Fifth Column sabotages the program, she escapes.

Almost a decade later, Olesya leads a team of hunters on a dangerous assignment. Her targets are black operatives: elusive, genetically enhanced, and unstoppable. From the bio-clinics of Brazil to the icy borderlands of Kaliningrad, from the catacombs of Lithuania to the citadel of occupied Prague, Olesya is at the heart of a war against a powerful, malevolent organization that wants total control.

But as operatives and hunters start to vanish, Olesya discovers they aren’t the only players in this deadly game…

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Crime & Mystery: CHRISTMAS WITH THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN

51OJKjCftYLBah humbug!

It’s Christmas but there’s no time for a holiday for Edward Moreton and his sleuthing partner the phenomenologist and expert in the strange Charles Fort.

A ruby necklace has gone missing and it seems to be an impossible crime. Fort and Moreton investigate the world of early cinema with hysterical actresses and neurotic writers. How does film culture intersect with the search for the missing link? Find out now in this Christmas novella.

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