Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Get SET(S) for your Spring Mystery Reading

The Bookshelf is a special feature of the HBS Author's Spotlight. It is designed to highlight Spotlight author's outstanding novels and short stories. Today's bookshelf features the following book collections and box sets from 12 outstanding authors:

Georgie Shaw Cozy Mystery Series by Anna Celeste Burke
The Inspector Graham Mysteries by Alison Golden
Holly Lewis Mystery Series by Dianne Harman
Kendra Clayton Mystery by Angela Henry
Josie Tucker Mysteries by EM Kaplan
Jonathon Stone Mysteries by James Moushon
FBI Joint Task Force Series by Fiona Quinn
Logan Dickerson Cozy Mystery by Abby L. Vandiver
Lust, Money & Murder by Mike Wells
The Detective Natalie Ward Series by Carol E. Wyer

Get SET(S) for your Spring Mystery Reading 2020

Georgie Shaw Cozy Mystery Series: Books 1-5

Author: Anna Celeste Burke


When Georgie and Jack met during a murder investigation at the foot of Catmmando Mountain, it was love and murder at first sight!

Murder, mayhem, and a second chance at love changed everything for Georgie Shaw and Detective Jack Wheeler. Middle-aged and in upper management at a Disneyesque entertainment empire, Georgie knows Marvelous Marley World isn’t always so marvelous.

Murder, kidnapping, art and jewelry heists don’t make it any easier to work for “Mad” Max Marley—the tantrum-prone creative genius who built his empire on the success of a cartoon cat. Max and Georgie agree on one thing—Jack’s the man to call when there’s trouble afoot!

Fun, food, cats, and plenty of intrigue keep Georgie and Jack on the move as they join forces to solve one whodunit after another. Now you can read their first five award-winning, bestselling mysteries all in one box set.

What's in this box set?

Murder at Catmmando Mountain Georgie Shaw Cozy Mystery #1
Love Notes in the Key of Sea Georgie Shaw Cozy Mystery #2
All Hallows’ Eve Heist Georgie Shaw Cozy Mystery #3
A Merry Christmas Wedding Mystery Georgie Shaw Cozy Mystery #4
Murder at Sea of Passenger X Georgie Shaw Cozy Mystery #5

Author: Anna Celeste Burke
Author: Anna Celeste Burke
Author Genre: Mystery, Suspense, Humor And Comedy

Website: Desert Cities Mystery
Author's Blog: Desert Cities Mystery
Twitter: @aburke59
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Anna Celeste Burke is an award-winning, USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author!

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Life is an extravaganza! figuring out how to hang tough and make the most of the wild ride is the challenge.

On my way to Oahu to join the rock musician and high school drop-out I had met in San Diego and married in Tijuana, I was nabbed by the police as a runaway. When the police let me go and the rock band broke up, my husband and I had to find another way to survive. Our next stop: Disney World where we trained to be chefs, courtesy of the Walt Disney World University. A GED for my husband and many more years of education landed us in academia at The Ohio State University. Retired now from my role as a professor in social work and behavioral science, I have picked up a long-time interest in writing fiction. I'm still married to the same sweet guy and live with him in the Palm Springs area. In addition to reading and writing fiction, I enjoy painting, hiking, hanging out with my handsome husband and tending to my Siamese kitties.

An award-winning and bestselling author I enjoy snooping into life's mysteries with fun, fiction, & food--California style! I write books in five series: The Jessica Huntington Desert Cities Mystery series set in the Coachella Valley near Palm Springs, the Corsario Cove Cozy Mystery series set on California's Central Coast, The Georgie Shaw Cozy Mystery series set in Orange County, California, The Seaview Cottages Cozy Mystery Series set on the American Riviera, just north of Santa Barbara, and The Calla Lily Mystery series set in Northern California's wine country.


Lalla Bains Mysteries in California

Author: R.P. Dahlke



"I've been married so many times, they should revoke my license," says NY model, and reluctant pilot Lalla Bains.

Running her dad's Crop-Dusting business in Modesto, California she's hoping to dodge the inevitable fortieth birthday party. But when her trophy red '58 Cadillac is found tail-fins up in a nearby lake, the police ask why a widowed piano teacher, who couldn't possibly see beyond the hood ornament, was found strapped in the driver's seat.

Reeling from an interrogation with local homicide, Lalla is determined to extricate herself as a suspect in this strange murder case. Unfortunately, drug running pilots, a cross-dressing convict, a crazy Chihuahua, and the dead woman's hunky nephew throw enough road blocks to keep Lalla neck deep in an investigation that links her family to a twenty-year old murder only she can solve.

When a lovesick, homeless veteran litters her vintage red caddy with paper snowflakes, Lalla Bains, Aero Ag pilot figures it's time for a showdown. Unfortunately, someone else has the same idea leaving Lalla with a dying man at her feet, and only his strange last words, "The more there is, the less you see," as a clue to his killer.

Compounding her life her tightwad, widowed father becomes a born-again ladies man, a disreputable competitor tries to push her out of business, and last but not least, her antennae twitches that the sultry redhead in Modesto's police department may be vying for Sheriff Caleb Stone's affections.

It soon becomes crystal clear that the police are totally off base on this murder investigation and someone else is going to have to suit up to solve this case. Someone who is just exasperating, pushy, and tenacious enough to get the job done--and that person will be none other than:Ms. Lalla Bains.

"The main protagonists and all the supporting characters, have larger than life personalities, which lend themselves to some great dialogue exchanges and some pretty strange and esoteric action scenes. In preparation for the couple's forthcoming nuptuals, Lalla's relatives have arrived in California, from Texas and now the fun really starts!!"

When a late in the season emergency forces Lalla Bains to accept a greenhorn ag pilot for her dad's cropdusting business, she sighs in relief . After all, he comes highly recommended, his physical is spotless, and with a name like Dewey Treat, what could possibly go wrong?

Then her quirky relatives arrive from Texas and things go south in a hurry: Dewey Treat drops dead, his tearful widow claims he was murdered, clobbers Sherriff Caleb Stone with his own gun, and makes a run for it. Lalla, convinced the widow is innocent, sets out to prove it--against the express wishes of fiancé Caleb Stone.

Feds, local law, suspicious ag-pilots, nutso relatives, and her daddy's new sidekick, Bruce the goat, make life a living hell for Lalla. Will her nosey nature solve the crime and save the day? Or put them all in mortal danger?

Author: R.P. Dahlke
Author: R.P. Dahlke
Author Genre: Mystery, Romance, Humor

Website: R.P. Dahlke
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My protagonist for the Dead Red Mystery series is a tall, blond ex-model turned crop-duster who, to quote Lalla Bains, has "been married so many times they oughta revoke my license."

Lalla is no Danielle Steele character & she's not afraid of chipping her manicure. Scratch that, the girl doesn't have time for a manicure what with herding recalcitrant pilots and juggling work orders just to keep her father's flagging business alive.

And beginning with A Dead Red Alibi, Lalla and family move to South East Arizona where she and cousin, Pearlie Bains, will continue to their hard earned license as Wishbone, Arizona's tenaciously annoying blonde P.I.s.

A Dead Red Cadillac
A Dead Red Heart
A Dead Red Oleander
A Dead Red Alibi
A Dead Red Miracle
A Dead Red Gamble
A Dead Red Horse Thief-coming late 2019

My romantic suspense books are also on Kindle: A Dangerous Harbor, and Hurricane Hole. If you liked my Lalla Bains series, I know you'll love these books: More romance, more suspense, and in an exotic location with nastier bad guys and a bald parrot!

The Inspector Graham Mysteries: Books 1-4

The Inspector David Graham Series Boxset Book 1

Author: Alison Golden


Have you met Inspector David Graham?

Graham's a career police officer, with a tragic past. His quiet, thoughtful exterior hides a complex mind, and a fierce determination to see justice done. Like many of us, sometimes he has to look his demons in the eye, to keep fighting the good fight.

This digital box set contains the first four mysteries in this bestselling series:

The Case of the Screaming Beauty
Detective Inspector Graham is still reeling from the events of his own dark past, when he is called into investigate a murder at the prestigious Lavender Bed and Breakfast. The sprawling estate features stylish decor, lovely gardens… and a deadly secret.

The Case of the Hidden Flame
Detective Inspector David Graham has just arrived on the island of Jersey, with orders to take over the constabulary in a small resort town. But Graham’s plans go awry when a local resident makes a shocking discovery - the corpse of his soon-to-be fiancé, half buried in the sand. It falls to the brand new Detective Inspector to ferret out the clues and solve the case…

The Case of the Fallen Hero
As he inspects the grounds surrounding the imposing Orgueil castle, Graham stumbles upon a screaming woman, kneeling beside a man’s corpse. Was it a suicide? An accident? Or something far more nefarious? With one dead, four missing, and an entire castle full of dark family secrets, Inspector David Graham wonders if there is enough tea on the island to see him through it all…

The Case of the Broken Doll
On the tenth anniversary of young Beth Ridley’s disappearance, Detective Inspector Graham reopens the girl’s. Something about the case doesn’t feel right, and the inspector can’t seem to let it go. But what he uncovers will rock his small town to the core, and stir up memories long since forgotten. There are painful truths to face. And some people would prefer that their secrets stay buried…

Author: Alison Golden
Author: Alison Golden
Author Genre: Mystery, Psychology, Paleo Diet & Lifestyle

Website: Cozy Mysteries
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Alison Golden is the USA Today bestselling author of the Inspector David Graham mysteries and Reverend Annabelle Dixon cozy mysteries. As A.J. Golden, she writes the Diana Hunter thriller series.

Alison was raised in Bedfordshire, England. Her aim is to write stories that are designed to entertain, amuse, and calm. Her approach is to combine creative ideas with excellent writing and edit, edit, edit.

Alison is based in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and twin sons. She splits her time between London and San Francisco.

Holly Lewis Mystery Series 1-3

Author: Dianne Harman


This is definitely a YA book for tween-agers, but the story is so delightful an adult is likely to find pleasure in reading it and remembering those years in the past when Nancy Drew was their favorite character. Kudos to Dianne Harman for creating this fun remembrance.”

Book 1. Holly and The Framed Friend.
Family secrets. A murdered mother. An estranged aunt. A diary. A vandalized high school.

Book 2. Holly and The Coat Mystery.
This, the second book in the series, finds Holly and Wade trying to find the person who left a bottle of drugs in a coat they donated to the church. When Holly realizes that someone has scraped the prescription information off of the bottle, she’s concerned the person may be taking drugs.

Book 3. Holly and The Food Pantry.
When Missy, the pastor’s wife, discovers missing food from the church’s food pantry, she asks Holly to help find out who did it, so the church can help them.

Author: Dianne Harman
Author: Dianne Harman
Author Genre: Cozy Mystery, Romance and Literary Fiction

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Two-time USA Today Bestselling Author and seven time Amazon All Star Author, Dianne Harman, draws her stories and characters from a diverse business and personal background. She owned a national antique and art appraisal business for many years, left that industry, and opened two yoga centers where she taught and certified yoga instructors. She's traveled extensively throughout the world and loves nothing more than cooking, playing backgammon with her husband, Tom, and throwing the ball for their dog, Kelly.

Being a dog lover and having attended numerous cooking schools, she couldn't resist writing about food and dogs. Dianne is the author of several cozy mystery series: Cedar Bay, Liz Lucas, High Desert, Midwest, Jack Trout, Northwest, Cottonwood Springs and a paranormal cozy mystery series.

She's also the author of the award-winning suspenseful Coyote Series, Midlife Journey Series, Slade Kelly Suspense Series, and the Cozy Cookbook Series which consists of recipes from her cozy mystery series. Enjoy!


Author: Helen Hanson


He can read them. They're scared.
They won't admit that a woman was abducted.
At Langley, someone hacked the CIA computers. Now certain agents no longer respond to command.
Are they in danger?
Or have they gone rogue?
Powerful men and women won’t admit the truth when several people are kidnapped. But Beth is sick and requires dialysis to stay alive. Clint refuses to let her die without a fight.
Can he find her before she perishes?
Will the captors slaughter the hostages at the end of their deadly mission? A twisty story, you’ll keep turning pages because Clint’s struggles against an unknown enemy until the shocking conclusion.
Grab the story now and watch one man’s battle against dangerous odds.

Someone evil wants him to suffer.
A deadly enemy will destroy the city to exact revenge.
With Clint as the only suspect in wide-spread destruction, the people of his beloved city now call him a terrorist.
But who’s really behind the tragedies?
Why won’t the CIA admit their part in the disasters?
Clint’s the only one with access to the technology that’s causing the deaths, and the public demands his arrest. To save his city, he must become a fugitive.
Will he find the truth before he's caught?
Can Beth survive a deadly encounter with the real killer?
You’ll race to the explosive conclusion because nothing is as it seems.
Grab a copy now and find out who wants to watch Clint bleed.

A city lay in ruins because he couldn't stop a psychopath.
His business is nearly bankrupt. Everything he’s built teeters toward collapse. But medical hackers have taken control of people’s bodies. Clint is the only one who can stop them.
Everyone wants a piece of him. But how much can a man take before he gives up?
What if all he has isn’t enough?
When children are taken hostage, Clint finds the connection to the medical hackers. But not before innocent people die.
And now, the threat hangs over the White House. Clint's suffered massive personal losses. But he's expected to ignore his own predicaments and chase a monster. A monster created by the CIA.
How could they possibly expect Clint to stay sober on this mission?
How can he stop a madman who has nothing left to lose?
Another twisty thriller that you’ll race through because this time Clint battles his demons and a killer.

Author: Helen Hanson
Author: Helen Hanson
Author Genre: Mystery & Thrillers, Suspense, Technology

Website: Helen Hanson
Author's Blog:
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Twitter: @HelenHanson
E-Mail: WriteMe [at] HelenHanson [dot] com
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Kendra Clayton Mystery Box Set - Books 4 - 6

Author: Angela Henry


Schooled In Lies
After Kendra Clayton gets roped into serving on her high school's reunion committee she and her fellow committee members have freak accidents and receiving strange messages. When one accident results in a death, Kendra is the only one who thinks it was murder. Kendra digs into the lives of her fellow committee members and uncovers enough secrets, lies, and betrayal to make her head spin. When a second murder occurs, Kendra realizes she needs to watch her back in her search for the truth before a killer turns her into another buried secret.

Sly, Slick & Wicked
Dumped by her boyfriend, stalked by an escaped murderer out for revenge, and ignored by friends and family busy with their own love lives, Kendra Clayton is not having fun. When she stumbles over the dead body of local art dealer Justin Ramey, things get even worse. Kendra's least favorite person, Joy Owens, needs her help to clear her best friend—Justin's estranged daughter, Pia—of his murder. And she won't take no for an answer!

Doing It To Death
Just when Kendra Clayton’s life has finally calmed down, trouble finds her once again. A case of mistaken identity lands her smack in the middle of a beef between an ex-con named Dibb Bentley and Lewis Watts, a man she can't stand. Dibb hid something in Lewis’s house before he went to prison three decades ago. Now he’s out. And he wants it back. Only Lewis claims he doesn’t know what it is let alone where it could be. Then Dibb’s dead body turns up in Lewis’s trunk and he’s promptly arrested. Lewis begs Kendra to help him. But she’d love nothing more than to walk away. Unfortunately, Kendra can’t turn a blind eye when the evidence against Lewis just doesn’t add up.

Author: Angela Henry
Author: Angela Henry
Author Genre: Mystery & Thrillers

Website: Angela Henry
Author's Blog: The Paris Secret Blog
Twitter: @MystNoir
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Angela Henry was once told that her past life careers included spy, researcher, and investigator. She stuck with what she knew because today she's a mystery writing library reference specialist, who loves to people watch and eavesdrop on conversations. She's the author of four mysteries featuring equally nosy amateur sleuth Kendra Clayton, and is also the founder of the award-winning MystNoir website, which promotes African-American mystery writers, and was named a "Hot Site" by USA When she's not working, writing, or practicing her stealth, she loves to travel, is connoisseur of B horror movies, and an admitted anime addict. She lives in Ohio and is currently hard at work trying to meet her next deadline.

Josie Tucker Mysteries 3 & 4

Author: EM Kaplan


Two more snarky Josie Tucker mysteries, Dead Man on Campus (#3) and Full Slab Dead (#4) in one sweet bundle!

Dead Man on Campus
A stalker. A liar. A dead man. But which is which? A mysterious letter-writer causes havoc on the idyllic Bader University campus. After a professor receives numerous poison pen letters, more and more threatening in nature, Josie Tucker is on the case...grudgingly. All the grumpy food blogger wants is to be left in peace with her dog, her man, and her laptop. She certainly doesn't need her own gang of meddling kids. Now, she's the leader of their pack.

Full Slab Dead
Trouble down in Texas... When snarky food critic, Josie Tucker, heads to Austin, Texas, to wax philosophical about the local barbecue joints, she stumbles on to a decades' old missing person case. With the help of a local reporter, a Goth ghost hunter, and a bunco-playing transvestite, she tries to unravel the heart-tugging, hidden history before the whole place goes up in smoke.

Author: EM Kaplan
Author: EM Kaplan
Author Genre: Mystery, Fantasy, Young Adult

Website: EM Kaplan
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Twitter: @meilaan
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While all the other school kids moaned about homework, Emily scribbled satires of her least favorite classes, redrawing teachers as evil alien overlords. She is the living embodiment of the axiom, "It's always the quiet ones."

Award-winning mystery and fantasy author, EM Kaplan, was an 80s kid, spoonfed on six channels of VHF dial TV. She grew up reading Agatha Christie and Edgar Rice Burroughs in rural Arizona where there were no sidewalks but plenty of tumbleweeds.

A former wannabe spy, trombonist, toilet-cleaner, beginner ninja, and subversive marketeer, she currently lives in the frozen north with her husband, author JD Kaplan, kids, and dog.

Jonathon Stone Mysteries - Short Story Collection 1 - 4

Author: James Moushon


Jonathon Stone is a CIA agent who works domestically. He is assigned to the CIA Domestic Operation – Terrorism Division (DOT) which is CLASSIFIED. He is based in the Long Beach area in California. His Home Office is in San Francisco. Jon reports to Russ Evans, Director of Far East Operations which includes DOT.

Stone may show up anywhere as he is assigned to various CIA Operations. When he is off the clock, he enjoys gambling, drinking and the ladies.

This is a collection of several of his operations. (Short Story Collection 1 - 4)

Operation No Sanctuary
A gang war erupts in East LA between neighborhood gangs and the notorious MS-13 gang from San Salvador and a Mexican cartel from Tijuana is right in the middle of the conflict. CIA Agent Jonathon Stone is assigned the operation. He joins a crime task force to try to stop the violence and capture the cartel leaders. Along with FBI Agent Jodi Shannon, he pursues the elusive Raul Romero, the cartel kingpin who he has been after for a decade. Drug trafficking, gang shootings and politics all play a role as Jonathon battles the sanctuary city LA which seems to protect the innocent and the guilty.

Operation Camp Navajo
Camp Navajo Weapon Station near Flagstaff, Arizona is robbed and Jonathon Stone and fellow agent Dale Oak are dispatched to the area to ensure that CIA weapons stored at the site are intact. Upon arrival, he finds the FBI has taken charge and has quickly caught the thieves.

Case closed. After a drive through the area and listening to the details of the crime from the FBI, things just didn’t add up. A complete search of the facilities finds explosives are missing and Jonathon is tasked with finding them before they are used.

Operation Asian Tiger
Chuck Chun joins Jonathon Stone in a mundane assignment in Singapore. The dull surveillance op quickly turns from boring to the search for terrorists and the solution of an international tragedy. The Royal Malaysian Police are going in the wrong direction as Jonathon uses the vast resources of the CIA to zero in on the truth.

Operation Sundowner
A bomb explodes at a country club in Southern California and Jonathon Stone is right in the middle of things. Jonathon and fellow CIA agent Chuck Chun are assigned to protect Russ Evans, their boss from San Francisco, at a retirement party and things go terribly wrong. Several guests are killed and Russ is hurt. As the two CIA agents try to find the perpetrators, they end up with an op filled with out of the way places and superstition.

Author: James Moushon
Author: James Moushon
Author Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers

Website: James Moushon - Mystery Writer / Author Advocate
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James Moushon is a Mystery writer and an Author Advocate.

Starting over 15 years ago, he helped lead the startup of the electronic forms industry in the creation, conversion and usage of electronic forms by supplying that industry with a continuing source of published literature, software products and training seminars.

In 2003, Moushon changed his focus to ebooks and their development.

He is the author of the Jonathon Stone Mystery Novels. He has published three books: Black Mountain Secrets, Game of Fire and The Cajun Ghost plus several short stories including Operation No Sanctuary (June 2017), Operation Camp Navajo (July 2017), Operation Asian Tiger (August 2017), Operation Sundown (November 2017), and Operation Little Havana (December 2017) .

A Jonathon Stone Mystery Short Story released in 2018-2019 are: Operation Listen Close (January 2018), Operation Red Dragon (April 2018), Operation Deadline (July 2018), Operation Runaway (August 2018), Operation Hidden Truth (October 2018), Operation Misdirection (March 2019) and Operation Adrift (May 2019).

All featuring CIA Agent Jonathon Stone.

James is currently wearing two Hats. He is a Mystery Writer and a Book Publishing Blogger. You can find his blogs at:

HBS Author’s Spotlight
The blog's purpose is to help authors get exposure in the book publishing industry. He has interviewed and showcased over 600 authors to date.

Mystery Reader’s Circle
The HBS Mystery Reader's Circle provides information about the latest novels and what is coming next from a collection of Bestselling and Outstanding Authors in the Mystery, Thrillers, Historical Fiction and Crime genre.

Indie Author's Corner
The Corner is a collection of Author advice and studies including Marketing, Social Media and other major topics created to help writers in today's ever changing world of book publishing.

He has spent the majority of his adult life developing computer systems and thinking about writing mysteries.


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FBI Joint Task Force Series

Author: Fiona Quinn


USA Today Bestselling Author Fiona Quinn writes smart, sexy, suspense in the World of Iniquus where ex-special forces security teams live, work, and love in a tightly knit family partnering this time with the FBI Joint Task Force 280 characters can destroy a nation.

This bookset includes: Even Odds, Cold Red, Open Secret

Fiona Quinn pens a romantic suspense thriller where social media is weaponized.

The rules of the game have changed.Avery Goodyear, a romance editor from the suburbs, becomes a player in an international game of psychological warfare.

Russia is playing mind games.

The FBI watches the attacks unfold in real time. The enemy’s strategy: win hearts and minds to destroy American unity. The FBI focuses their secret weapon, ex-Army Ranger Rowan Kennedy, at the crisis. With a PhD in propaganda, Kennedy risks his life to expose the wealthy oligarchs and high-powered schemers threatening our way of life, and to protect Avery.

To beat the enemy at their own game, Rowan and Avery must break the rules.

It only complicates things that they’re falling in love.

The game is on. The set is in play. Who will win the match?

Undercover. Under fire. Under arrest.

It’s hard to save a special agent’s life with your hands cuffed behind your back.

Anna walks into the house and is met with flashbang. The FBI have her cuffed and belted into the back of their car. Two FBI agents are escorting her over the mountains of West Virginia heading to Washington DC for interrogation.

She was never meant to get there alive.

Before the ambush, comes the fall. Flying off the side of the road, this is Anna’s chance to escape and survive. It would be so much easier without her special forces code – no man left behind. And in this case, it means saving the other lone survivor of the crash FBI Special Agent Steve Finley.

It’s a cross-country cat and mouse game while maintaining her undercover status.

It’s hard to explain why a criminal would go to such lengths for the guy who is determined to throw her behind bars. Anna might even welcome some food and rest in a federal jail cell if she can get out of the wilds alive.

Help solve the mystery in this action adventure suspense thriller driven by spies, conspiracy theories, and political corruption.

Double agent, Double crossed. Doubling down. She’s putting her heart and her life on the line.

USA Today bestselling author Fiona Quinn pens a second chance military romance ripped from today’s headlines.

Everyone knows her by a different name.

Raine Meyers is alive today because of the heroic efforts by the Delta Force Echo Team. Now, it’s time to pay that debt. As an undercover defense intelligence officer, Raine tracks a Russian threat to the Delta Force wives left vulnerable while their husbands are downrange protecting the U.S.

FBI Special Agent in Charge Damian Prescott, former Delta Force Operator, also Raine Meyers’ former fiancé, falls quite literally into the middle of her operation.

Since both the DIA and FBI have their teeth clamped onto the same crime, why not join forces? A plan is hatched to insert the two intelligence officers into the action—under the cover of a fake marriage—painting a target on Raine’s back, enticing the mole out into the open.

Damian wasn’t there when his Delta Force brothers saved Raine from the terrorists in Afghanistan, will he be there for her this time when she’s in the sniper’s rifle sights?

Join the team fighting for survival in this military romance, women’s action adventure driven by spies and terrorists

Author: Fiona Quinn
Author: Fiona Quinn
Author Genre: Suspense, Romance, Mystery

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Fiona Quinn is a five-time USA Today bestselling author, a Kindle Scout winner, and has been listed as an Amazon Top 100 author in: Romantic Suspense; Mystery, thriller, and suspense; Mysteries, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.

Quinn writes suspense in her Iniquus World of books including: Lynx, Strike Force, Uncommon Enemies, Kate Hamilton Mysteries, and FBI Joint Task Force Series.

She writes urban fantasy as Fiona Angelica Quinn for her Elemental Witches Series.

And, just for fun, she writes the Badge Bunny Booze Mystery Collection with her dear friend, Tina Glasneck.

Canadian born, Quinn is now rooted in the Old Dominion where she lives with her husband. There, she pops chocolates, devours books, and taps continuously on her laptop.

Logan Dickerson Cozy Mystery Set: Books 4 - 6

Author: Abby L. Vandiver


Fun. Funny. Quirky.

Join Logan Dickerson, an archaeologist, and Vivienne Pennywell, aka Miss Vivee,a five-foot nothing, ninety something Voodoo herbalist as they solve murdersdown in Yasamee (not a real place), Georgia. You'll laugh along as you followthe clues to find out whodunit.

Food Fair Frenzy
Archaeologist Logan Dickerson, and Voodoo herbalist Vivienne Pennywell (aka Miss Vivee) are back to solving murder in Yasamee, Georgia (not a real place).

It's the 105th Freemont County Possum Pickin' Food Fair, and everyone is getting sick from the food. Blue faces, fainting, chest pains, it doesn't look good. Then Jack Wagner is found dead. Miss Vivee is called in because with his death came a clue. A note that listed nine deadly flowers. Is that what killed pie-tasting-judge Jack? Only Miss Vivee and her cohorts in crime (solving) can figure this one out!

Garden Gazebo Gallivant
"Get me to the church on time!" Well, to the wedding gazebo . . .

There's going to be a wedding! But three days before the nuptials, Logan finds a dead body at the gazebo. And as usual there are suspects galore. But not to worry, Miss Vivee is on it.

Justin, Logan's Biblical archaeologist mother, is on the scene to help, and so is her brother, Micah. They try to piece the clues together, and solve the whodunit before the "I do's."

South Seas Shenanigans
Love is in the air, and so is murder!

A cozy mystery on location! Logan Dickerson, archaeologist, and Vivienne Pennywell, aka, Miss Vivee, a five-foot nothing, ninety-something Voodoo herbalist are soaking up sun, enjoying the culture, and of course solving a murder!

Miss Vivee and Mac are on their honeymoon, tagging along with Logan as she prepares to tackle her first archaeological dig in a long while in Fiji. While on vacation, the three amateur sleuths suffer the shenanigans of a prankster, dance the Meke, and solve an untimely death. Oh, wait! Did I say "a" death? Make that two!

Author: Abby L. Vandiver
Author: Abby L. Vandiver
Author Genre: Mystery

Website: Abby Vandiver
Author's Blog: INK AND QUILL
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WALL STREET JOURNAL, USA TODAY, and internationally best selling author, Abby L. Vandiver, also writing as Abby Collette, has always enjoyed writing, combining that with her gift for telling stories and love of mystery, she became an author.

Abby's an hybrid author. Her debut novel, In the Beginning and its sequels, Irrefutable Proof and Incarnate are fact mixed with fiction, mystery/sci-fi novels not written as action packed or fast paced, but as "what-if" alternative history stories. After those books were published, Abby switched to writing cozy mysteries. Finding much success, she has three series so far, Logan Dickerson Cozy Mystery, Normal Junction Cozy Mystery and Tiny House Mysteries, all self-published. In 2017, she contracted with Henery Press for a 3-book deal to pen the series Romaine Wilder Mysteries. Her new #ownvoice cozy mystery series, An Ice Cream Parlor Mystery by Berkley Penguin will debut in May 2020. The first book in the series is A Deadly Inside Scoop. Abby is represented by Rachel M. Brooks at Bookends Literary Agency.

Although she writes mostly mystery, Abby has co-written a historical/women's fiction novel with author and friend, Kathryn Dionne under the pen name Kathryn Longino, and a Kindle World, historical/sci-fi fiction book, Countdown to Atlantis. That book was inspired by the A.G. Riddle's book, The Atlantis Gene.

Abby, a former lawyer and college professor, has a bachelor's degree in Economics, a master's in Public Administration, and a Juris Doctor. A lifetime resident of Cleveland, Ohio, Abby spends all of her time writing and enjoying her wonderful grandchildren.

Lust, Money & Murder Super Set (6 Books)

The First Trilogy & The Russian Trilogy

Author: Mike Wells


Master of ‘unputdownable’ thrillers Mike Wells offers the first two trilogies in his bestselling Lust, Money & Murder series in one super boxed set (six books) starring Secret Service Special Agent Elaine Brogan.


Book 1 - Lust
Born in the worst suburb in Pittsburgh, Elaine Brogan is bright, beautiful and bold. When her father is falsely arrested for passing counterfeit $100 bills, Elaine vows to become a Secret Service agent and track down the man responsible. After barely surviving the arduous Secret Service Training Academy in Laurel, Maryland, she is transferred to bleak and blustery Great Falls, Montana. But things do not go as planned, and Elaine soon finds herself betrayed and sent to Sofia, Bulgaria.

Book 2 - Money
Elaine falls head over heels for Nick LaGrange, but discovers he’s not exactly what he appears. She is called back to Washington to lead a top secret program to develop counterfeit-proof banknotes, but soon finds herself in Russia, running from the Mafia, and eventually in the hands of Giorgio Cattoretti, a master knock-off clothing manufacturer who has now become the world’s #1 currency counterfeiter.

Book 3 - Murder
Elaine is now a wanted criminal. Global counterfeiting mastermind Giorgio Cattoretti takes Elaine under his wing, tempting her with heady amounts of money to apply her expert knowledge to improve his near-perfect U.S. bills. But Elaine still loves Nick. When Nick enters the picture, it maybe too late. With nowhere to turn, will Elaine give in to a life of crime, corruption and power, or will she find the love she has always wanted?


Book 1 - Cattoretti’s Return
The Cat always lands on his feet! After being kicked over a cliff into the Mediterranean Sea, Italian criminal mastermind Giorgio Cattoretti has lost everything...including his left eye. Join Cattoretti on his quest for revenge as he hides out on the island of Cyprus, avoids the Russian mafia, and painstakingly plans the biggest art crime in history. The Cat is back!

Book 2 - On Russian Soil
When master criminal Giorgio Cattoretti successfully pulls off the largest art heist in history--the spectacular theft of 15 Picasso paintings from the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia--U.S Secret Service Agent Elaine Brogan is sent there on a dangerous undercover mission to capture Cattoretti before the Russians do.

Book 3 - The Extraction
When Secret Service agent Elaine Brogan fails to capture Giorgio Cattoretti yet again, the Italian criminal mastermind conceives a devious plan to capture her. Join Elaine, Giorgio, Nick, Tony, Luna, Dmitry and Lexy on another "unputdownable" Lust, Money & Murder adventure!

Author: Mike Wells
Author: Mike Wells
Author Genre: Mystery & Thrillers, Young Adult, Romance

Website: Mike Wells Books
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Mike Wells is an American bestselling author of over 20 "unputdownable" thriller and suspense novels, including Lust, Money & Murder and Passion, Power & Sin. He is also known for his young adult books, such as The Mysterious Disappearance of Kurt Kramer, The Wrong Side of the Tracks, and Wild Child, which are used by English teachers in high schools and colleges worldwide. Formerly a screenwriter, Wells has a fast-paced, cinematic writing style. His work is often compared to that of the late Sidney Sheldon, with strong and inspiring female heroes, tightly-written scenes, engaging action/dialogue, and numerous plot twists. He currently lives in Europe and teaches part-time in the Creative Writing program at the University of Oxford.

The Detective Natalie Ward Series: Books 1-3

Author: Carol E. Wyer


Are you looking for a new, absolutely unputdownable crime series that will have you hooked in seconds? You’ll be totally gripped by the first three books in the Detective Natalie Ward series from Amazon number 1 bestselling author Carol Wyer.

The Birthday
When five-year-old Ava Sawyer goes missing at a birthday party, it’s a gruelling reminder of a past case for Detective Natalie Ward. As she talks to those who last saw Ava, another little girl from Ava’s class goes missing…

Last Lullaby
When the body of young mother Charlotte Brannon is discovered in her baby’s bedroom, Detective Natalie Ward is first on the scene. She discovers Charlotte’s husband is hiding a troubled past, but must cast her net wider when another young mother is found murdered, her son distraught by her side…

The Dare
As soon as thirteen-year-old Savannah Hopkins doesn’t come straight home from school, her mother raises the alarm. Detective Natalie Ward is determined to help the devastated mother – her own daughter is the same age as Savannah. But before she can get started, Savannah’s broken body is found in nearby shrubland…

Author: Carol E. Wyer
Author: Carol E. Wyer
Author Genre: Thriller, Humor and Comedy, Nonfiction

Website: Carol E. Wyer
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Winner of The People's Book Prize Award, Carol Wyer is an award-winning author and stand up comedian who writes feel-good comedies and gripping crime fiction.

A move to the ‘dark side’ in 2017, saw the introduction of popular DI Robyn Carter in LITTLE GIRL LOST, the #2 best-selling book on Amazon, #9 best-selling audiobook on Audible and Top 150 USA Today best-seller.

A second series featuring DI Natalie Ward quickly followed and to date her crime novels have sold over 600,000 copies and been translated for various overseas markets, including Norwegian, Italian, Turkish, Hungarian Slovak, Czech and Polish.

Carol has been interviewed on numerous radio shows discussing ''Irritable Male Syndrome' and 'Ageing Disgracefully' and on BBC Breakfast television. She has had articles published in national magazines 'Woman's Weekly' featured in 'Take A Break', 'Choice', 'Yours' and 'Woman's Own' magazines and the Huffington Post.

She currently lives on a windy hill in rural Staffordshire with her husband Mr Grumpy... who is very, very grumpy.

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