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  • Swamp Spook by Jana Deleon

    Swamp Spook by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.65 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    When black cats roam, and spooks are seen, Come celebrate, it’s Halloween. Sinful, Louisiana, really knows how to throw a party, and it goes all out for Halloween. The weeklong celebration kicks off with a maze of horror in the park built of hay bales. And Fortune has the perfect assignment—the executioner...
  • Change of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Change of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.61 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 20 ratings
    Sinful, Louisiana, is always a hotbed of activity, and despite the steamy heat, August is no exception. Godzilla is terrorizing the town, looking for a home-cooked meal, and Gertie is worried someone will take the gator out before she can get him under control. Francine has a situation of her own at the café, where food is missing from inventory. And Celia is always up to no good...
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  • Fortune Furlough by Jana Deleon

    Fortune Furlough by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.53 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    It’s not a vacation until there’s a murder. Fortune, Ida Belle, and Gertie are finally off to Florida on the vacation they’ve always talked about. Days filled with white sand, turquoise water, and fruity drinks are the only thing on the agenda...
  • Swamp Santa by Jana Deleon

    Swamp Santa by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    It’s Christmas in Sinful and Fortune is set to participate in all the local hoopla. A Christmas gala, caroling, and a sleigh ride are on the agenda. Murder is not. But when someone bumps off Santa, Fortune is aware a killer is lurking among the holiday cheer...
  • Reel of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Reel of Fortune by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Nothing says Welcome Home like a murder. It’s official. Fortune Redding is out of the CIA and a newly minted resident of Sinful, Louisiana. She never expected her homecoming to be all apple pie and hugs, but a murder wasn’t on her list of things to deal with before she’d even gotten her name stenciled on her mailbox...
  • No Questions Asked by Julie Moffett

    No Questions Asked by Julie Moffett

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    One last fling (with danger) before the ring?Nothing’s that simple when you’re a geek girl. Julie Moffett’s beloved Lexi Carmichael mystery series returns with No Questions Asked.Lexi Carmichael: saving scientists one snake at a time.Weddings aren’t my thing—never have been...
  • Fatal Mistake: After the Final Epilogue by Marie Force

    Fatal Mistake: After the Final Epilogue by Marie Force

    Rated: 4.47 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    A critical error.  A Cinderella season cut short.  A star player murdered.   DC is recovering from angry riots after one player's mistake blew the DC Federals' chance at the World Series, and Lieutenant Sam Holland is determined to unravel the twisted web of motives behind the star center fielder's death...
  • Later Gator by Jana Deleon

    Later Gator by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 20 ratings
    A poacher is at work in Sinful, Louisiana, and Deputy Carter LeBlanc is hot on the trail of the outlaw, trying to apprehend him before the state gets wind of the crime and sends a game warden to take over his investigation...
  • A Merciful Secret by Kendra Elliot

    A Merciful Secret by Kendra Elliot

    Rated: 4.42 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    A pair of ritual murders could expose Mercy Kilpatrick to something terrifying: her own past… Raised off the grid by survivalists, Mercy Kilpatrick believed in no greater safeguard than the backwoods of Oregon. Unforgiven by her father for abandoning the fold for the FBI, Mercy still holds to her past convictions. They’re in her blood...
  • A Merciful Promise by Kendra Elliot

    A Merciful Promise by Kendra Elliot

    Rated: 4.54 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    The Wall Street Journal bestselling series continues as Mercy Kilpatrick becomes embedded in the nightmare of a terrorist conspiracy. The job: infiltrate a militia amassing illegal firearms in an isolated forest community. FBI agent Mercy Kilpatrick is the ideal candidate. She knows Oregon. She’s near the compound...
  • Save Your Breath by Melinda Leigh

    Save Your Breath by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Morgan Dane and PI Lance Kruger investigate the mysterious disappearance of a true-crime writer. When true-crime writer Olivia Cruz disappears with no signs of foul play, her new boyfriend, Lincoln Sharp, suspects the worst. He knows she didn’t leave willingly and turns to attorney Morgan Dane and PI Lance Kruger to find her before it’s too late...
  • Bullets and Beads by Jana Deleon

    Bullets and Beads by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Let the good times roll? It’s Mardi Gras time and Fortune is looking forward to seeing the spectacle firsthand, but when a visitor to Sinful is murdered during the celebration there, Fortune, Ida Belle, and Gertie can’t help but wonder what happened...
  • Secret in the Santa by Kathi Daley

    Secret in the Santa by Kathi Daley

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    A heartwarming cozy mystery series about losing everything, taking a chance, and starting again...
  • A Merciful Fate by Kendra Elliot

    A Merciful Fate by Kendra Elliot

    Rated: 4.48 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Raised by preppers, survivalist and FBI agent Mercy Kilpatrick has a deep-rooted need for a safe place. Her getaway in the Cascade Foothills is her secret. But when skeletal remains are unearthed—those of a murdered man linked to a notorious heist—Mercy realizes she isn’t the only one with something to hide. Thirty years ago, an armored-car robbery turned deadly. The mastermind was captured...
  • If I Live by Terri Blackstock

    If I Live by Terri Blackstock

    Rated: 4.53 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Casey is hiding again—in Memphis this time—but it’s different now. She knows without a doubt that Dylan believes her and is doing all he can to help bring Brent’s killer to justice. He’s become an unexpected friend . . . and even, maybe, something more. Hope makes everything more bearable...
  • Gone Too Far by Debra Webb

    Gone Too Far by Debra Webb

    Rated: 4.49 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    This second entry in USA Today bestselling author Debra Webb’s Devlin & Falco series proves that sometimes the past is best left forgotten.As veteran detectives of the Birmingham Police Department, Kerri Devlin and Luke Falco have seen it all. So when the city’s new hotshot deputy district attorney turns up dead as part of a double homicide, the partners immediately get to work...
  • Gators and Garters by Jana Deleon

    Gators and Garters by Jana Deleon

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    ‘Til death do us part?Ida Belle, Fortune, and Gertie are gearing up for the big day—Ida Belle’s wedding to Walter—but when the caterer goes missing just a week before the big day, it puts a huge black mark on the joyous celebration...
  • The First Death by Kendra Elliot

    The First Death by Kendra Elliot

    Rated: 4.47 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    A Wall Street Journal bestselling series.For a search and rescue expert, the buried remains of her past are a dangerous obsession in a twisting novel of suspense by a Wall Street Journal and Amazon Charts bestselling author.Rowan Wolff was five years old when she, her brother, and their babysitter were kidnapped by a serial killer in the Pacific Northwest. The babysitter was murdered...
  • Missing Angel by Roger Stelljes

    Missing Angel by Roger Stelljes

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Isabella pedals her bright red bike on the familiar route home, admiring her charm bracelet catching the light. But half an hour later, she is nowhere to be seen. All her frantic parents find is an angel-shaped charm discarded on the sidewalk…When twelve-year-old Isabella Farner disappears, Agent Tori Hunter races to the scene...
  • Face Off by Brenda Novak

    Face Off by Brenda Novak

    Rated: 4.54 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Tortured and left for dead at sixteen, Evelyn Talbot turned her personal nightmare into her life’s work—studying the disturbing psychopathy of some of the world’s most vicious serial killers...
  • Keeper of Secrets by Denise Grover Swank

    Keeper of Secrets by Denise Grover Swank

    Rated: 4.56 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    The final book in the Carly Moore series.Carly had every intention of heading to Dallas to bring down her father, but not as Wyatt Drummand’s hostage. After Wyatt kidnaps her at gunpoint and threatens to turn her over to her father--the man she’s spent the past nine months hiding from--she explains that his plan will get them both killed...
  • A Merciful Silence by Kendra Elliot

    A Merciful Silence by Kendra Elliot

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    In the fourth book of the Wall Street Journal bestselling series, FBI agent Mercy Kilpatrick must unlock the mystery of a mass murder, and the secrets of its silent witness… For Mercy Kilpatrick, returning to rural Oregon has meant coming to terms with her roots. Raised as a prepper, Mercy is now relying on her survivalist instincts to defend her town from the people the law can’t reach...
  • What I've Done by Melinda Leigh

    What I've Done by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.48 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Morgan Dane’s new client has blood on her hands—and no recollection of what happened—as the #1 Amazon Charts bestselling series continues. Haley Powell wakes up covered in blood, with no memory of the night before...
  • Bake Off by Denise Grover Swank

    Bake Off by Denise Grover Swank

    Rated: 4.64 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Maddie Baker hasn’t seen Detective Noah Langley since he ghosted her a month ago, but now she needs his help to find a missing woman. When Maddie Baker offers a self-defense course, a terrified young woman asks her for private lessons to escape a chokehold. Maddie readily agrees to meet Amy the next morning, but when she doesn’t show up, Maddie becomes concerned...
  • Twined Bond by Emma Hart

    Twined Bond by Emma Hart

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    All is well in Holly Woods. My best friend's love triangle is now a happy little circle. My sister-in-law just gave birth to my gorgeous new niece who is the world's best cuddler, and Nonna's—kind of—not on my back every ten minutes about the fact we're getting married in one month. *Supposedly.* Until the mayor's niece—our baker for the wedding—commits suicide...
  • See Her Die (Bree Taggert) by Melinda Leigh

    See Her Die (Bree Taggert) by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 28 ratings
    Sheriff Bree Taggert is both hunter and hunted in #1 Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh’s blood-freezing thriller of murder, rage, and revenge.New sheriff Bree Taggert is called to a shooting in a campground shuttered for the winter. But she arrives to find a perplexing crime. There is no shooter, no victim, and no blood...
  • Plum Boxed Set 2 by Janet Evanovich

    Plum Boxed Set 2 by Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    The adventures continue for Stephanie Plum, Trenton's best-known bounty hunter, in these three Complete Plum Novels from #1 Bestselling Author Janet Evanovich!Four to Score: Stephanie Plum is forced to enlist the help of Grandma Mazur, ex-hooker and wannabe bounty hunter Lula, and transvestite rock musician Sally Sweet in an attempt to capture revenge-seeking waitress Maxine Nowicki...
  • No Vow Broken by Julie Moffett

    No Vow Broken by Julie Moffett

    Rated: 4.75 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Is it a Dream Wedding or a Bad Dream?Geek girl Lexi Carmichael thought getting married would be just a formality. But when the guests are the pope, the president of the United States, and the first lady, she’d soon find out that weddings, much like life, do not always go as planned...
  • A Broken Bone by Melinda Leigh

    A Broken Bone by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    The mysterious death of a local teen leads to a hunt for a killer in the sixth Widow’s Island novella by #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh.On Widow’s Island, the secrets are dark…and everybody has one. So when Deputy Tessa Black responds to a call about an explosion in a quiet neighborhood, she gets more than she bargained for: the body of a teen who went missing weeks ago...
  • Cold Dead Night by Lisa Phillips

    Cold Dead Night by Lisa Phillips

    Rated: 4.52 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    The FBI betrayed her. Now they need her.Private Investigator Kenna Banbury lost everything two years ago at the hands of a serial killer. From the ashes of that encounter, she’s built a life she believes in, searching for the lost and forgotten all over the western US.Bringing her own brand of justice...
  • Below the Bones by Kendra Elliot

    Below the Bones by Kendra Elliot

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    A former FBI special agent must come out of retirement to solve a murder in the fifth novella in the Widow’s Island series from Wall Street Journal bestselling author Kendra Elliot.Former FBI special agent Cate Wilde is a new bakery and bookstore owner—and retirement is now complete with a doctor boyfriend...
  • Blind Bake by Denise Grover Swank

    Blind Bake by Denise Grover Swank

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    The first book in a new series by USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times bestselling author, Denise Grover Swank. A month ago, I quit my job and finally left my commitment-phobe boyfriend (seriously Steve, seven years is long enough to know if I’m the one). Then I moved back to my hometown of Cockamamie, Tennessee, to take care of my newly widowed Aunt Deidre...
  • Bones Don't Lie by Melinda Leigh

    Bones Don't Lie by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Shocking evidence hits close to home for attorney Morgan Dane and PI Lance Kruger as Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh’s acclaimed series continues. Private investigator Lance Kruger was just a boy when his father vanished twenty-three years ago...
  • Secrets Never Die by Melinda Leigh

    Secrets Never Die by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Morgan Dane and PI Lance Kruger fight for the innocence of a young murder suspect—if only they could find him. When a retired sheriff’s deputy is shot to death in his home, his troubled teenage stepson, Evan, becomes the prime suspect. Even more incriminating, the boy disappeared from the scene of the crime. Desperate to find her son, Evan’s mother begs PI Lance Kruger for help...
  • No Room for Error by Julie Moffett

    No Room for Error by Julie Moffett

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Trouble follows me, Lexi Carmichael, like a little black cloud. At least according to my boyfriend, Slash: brilliant hacker, national treasure and vault of secrets. Even I have to admit he could be right. After a series of high-profile cases at my cyberintelligence firm, I was looking forward to a simple job...
  • The Wrong Bones by Melinda Leigh

    The Wrong Bones by Melinda Leigh

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    A frantic chase to catch a grave robber reveals a startling discovery in this tenth installment of the Widow’s Island novella series by Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh.Deputy Tessa Black spots a man disturbing a grave in the local cemetery and gives chase. But when Tessa catches him, she learns that the ghoulish trespasser wasn’t robbing graves; he was burying a box of bones...
  • Blazing Summer by Denise Grover Swank

    Blazing Summer by Denise Grover Swank

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Summer Butler is killing it in the ratings—and all of America is tuning in as New York Times bestselling author Denise Grover Swank greenlights a new season of TV’s hottest sleuth… Summer Butler had no idea that Darling Investigations would be such a smash. But ratings don’t lie—fans love watching the former star solve real-life crimes in her hometown...
  • Whiskey for Breakfast by Liliana Hart

    Whiskey for Breakfast by Liliana Hart

    Rated: 4.36 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    The Private Investigator's Handbook Rule #1: Don't break the law Rule #2: See Rule #1 ...And then there's Addison Holmes, who makes up her handbook as she goes along. Addison is licensed to carry and she means business. The only thing getting in her way is a sexy detective, a neighborhood watch from hell, a dead billionaire, a black market sperm bank, and a long lost heir...
  • If I'm Found by Terri Blackstock

    If I'm Found by Terri Blackstock

    Rated: 4.36 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    It started with the USA TODAY bestseller If I Run. Now Casey's journey continues in If I'm Found. Casey doesn't know why Dylan let her escape just as the police were closing in, but she knows she's got to hide again. New name, new look, new city, new job. But hiding isn't enough. Somehow, she's got to bring Brent's killer to justice...
  • Three Plums In One by Janet Evanovich

    Three Plums In One by Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Three Plums In One: One for the Money, Two for the Dough, Three to Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum...
  • Dead Wake by Dawn Lee McKenna

    Dead Wake by Dawn Lee McKenna

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    DIY has a sinister component in historic Apalachicola, FloridaWhen the local florists find a dead guy in their wall, it opens up a decades-old missing persons case. It also opens up a Pandora’s box of secrets - secrets that might have ramifications for Sheriff’s Office investigator Maggie Redmond...
  • River's End / Remember When / Angels Fall by Nora Roberts, J.D. Robb

    River's End / Remember When / Angels Fall by Nora Roberts, J.D. Robb

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    River's End Olivia's parents had been one of Hollywood's glittering golden couples...until the night the monster came. The monster who destroyed their beautiful home and took her mother away from her forever. The monster with the face of her father... Now a young woman, Olivia still yearns to recall those horrifying events, to know the truth about her childhood...
  • No Strings Attached by Julie Moffett

    No Strings Attached by Julie Moffett

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Oops, I did it again… Leave it to me, Lexi Carmichael, to become a target for an elite organization of cyber criminals simply by being in the wrong place at the right time. As if I weren't already freaking out about planning my best friend's bachelorette party, I now have to keep my eyes peeled for people trying to kill me...
  • Command Indecision by Camilla Chafer

    Command Indecision by Camilla Chafer

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    A young woman is dead. Her supposed killer is in custody. And Private Investigator Lexi Graves is on the warpath. Lexi Graves finally feels like she’s got her life on track. She’s got a job that is made to measure and the perfect boyfriend but all it takes is a few shocking minutes for everything to start falling apart...
  • Known by Kendra Elliot

    Known by Kendra Elliot

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 18 ratings
    After a brutal snowstorm in the Cascade Mountains, Chris Jacobs discovers two things he never expected to see: the charred shell of a cabin, and Gianna Trask and her sixteen-year-old daughter huddled in an SUV, having barely escaped from their burning vacation rental. Still scarred from a childhood ordeal, Chris knows there’s something sinister about the scene—it’s the stench of burned flesh...
  • Ruthless by Debra Webb

    Ruthless by Debra Webb

    Rated: 4.41 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    The Faces of Evil Series: Book 6 "Gritty, edge-of-your-seat, white-knuckle thriller . . . Move over Jack Reacher-Jess Harris is comin' to town." -Cindy Gerard, New York Times bestselling author, on Obsession "Debra Webb is a master storyteller." -Allison Brennan, New York Times bestselling author He has a ruthless past . . . Three photos of three unknown women...
  • Hide and Seek by Mary Burton

    Hide and Seek by Mary Burton

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 17 ratings
    She’s hunting. He’s watching. Special Agent Macy Crow is a survivor. After a vicious hit-and-run nearly kills her, she gets right back to work, and now she’s gunning for a spot on the FBI’s elite profiling team. As an audition, she offers to investigate the recently discovered bones of Tobi Turner, a high school girl who disappeared fifteen years ago...
  • The Art of Inheriting Secrets by Barbara O'Neal

    The Art of Inheriting Secrets by Barbara O'Neal

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 33 ratings
    When Olivia Shaw’s mother dies, the sophisticated food editor is astonished to learn she’s inherited a centuries-old English estate—and a title to go with it. Raw with grief and reeling from the knowledge that her reserved mother hid something so momentous, Olivia leaves San Francisco and crosses the pond to unravel the mystery of a lifetime...
  • Near You by Mary Burton

    Near You by Mary Burton

    Rated: 4.42 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    In a scorching novel of obsession and revenge, New York Times bestselling author Mary Burton ignites fear in the heart of a woman targeted by a killer who knows her secrets.Forensic psychologist and single mother Ann Bailey has joined forces with Montana Highway Patrol officer Bryce McCabe...
  • Perfect Target by Barbara Freethy

    Perfect Target by Barbara Freethy

    Rated: 4.63 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    When a yacht blows up in the Newport Beach Harbor killing a California congressman, FBI Agent Beck Murray is reminded of another night ten years earlier when a mega-yacht caught fire. Then a rookie cop, he pulled popular teenage TV star Piper Nolan out of the water. He's never forgotten her terror or her rambling story, but the investigation was shut down before it even got started...
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