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Newly Free Cozy Kindle Books for 2020-07-06

Death Of A Diva (The Danny Bird Mysteries Book 1)
by Derek Farrell
$0.00, 283 pages, 4.7 out of 5.0 (46 reviews), #17 in Cozy Mystery
"Quite fun..." - Eric Idle

Danny Bird is having a very bad day. In the space of just a few hours he lost his job, his partner and his home.

Ever the optimist, Danny throws himself headlong into his dream to turn the grimmest pub in London into the coolest nightspot south of the river. Sadly, everything doesn’t go quite as planned when his star turn is found strangled hours before opening night.

Danny becomes the prime suspect in the crime, and then the gangster who really owns the pub starts asking where his share of the takings has gone… it seems things are going to get worse for Danny before they get better.

“A classic whodunit brought bang up to date”

“A modern day Cluedo”

“Impossible to compartmentalise into one genre, the plot twists and turns through a thoroughly modern tale that will have you totally hooked.”

“A book full of clever plotting.”

“Excellent pacy story, great characters and laugh out loud jokes in places”


50-Plus Condo (The Murder Book 1)
by Janie Owens
$0.00, 238 pages, 4.9 out of 5.0 (13 reviews), #5 in Amateur Sleuth Mysteries (Kindle Store)

Sometimes life is about trust and love. And occasionally, murder.

When Rachel and Joe retired in a 50-Plus Condo, they did not anticipate encountering amusing and eccentric residents - or the murder of Rachel’s friend, who owned an animal shelter. The suspects are many: the shelter caretaker, an abusive husband, a mistaken hitman and a strange man in a top hat.

While investigations of the murder ensue, trouble erupts for the couple who seemingly have the perfect marriage. But what will it take to convince them both that trust and love conquers all?



Murder at the Big T Lodge: A Liz Lucas Cozy Mystery (Liz Lucas Cozy Mystery Series Book 6)
by Dianne Harman
$0.00, 155 pages, 4.5 out of 5.0 (112 reviews), #1 in Pet Dogs
What could go wrong at The Big T Lodge, the most expensive and prestigious hunting club in the United States? Well, murder for starters!

When Roger tells his wife, Liz, that they're leaving for Texas in three days for an unexpected hunting trip at the club, neither of them has a clue that Liz will spend most of her time looking for the person who murdered Roger's law school friend, Milt Huston, who just happens to be the Attorney General of California and is a candidate for Governor of California.

There's no lack of suspects, but who did it, and what was their motive?

Anger from Milt's former lover? Revenge from the lover's husband? Milt's proposed cigarette tax increase despised by a North Carolina tobacco farmer? The California Senator who wants to be Governor of California? Or the chef's assistant who hates Milt's liberal views?

Join Chef Wes, Liz, and her new doggie friend, Sam, a huge bullmastiff, as they search for the murderer and the motive.

Download the sixth book in the Liz Lucas Cozy Mystery Series by a two-time USA Today Bestselling Author by scrolling up this page and clicking the Buy or Read For Free button.





The Wedding of Ginger & Basil: a 1920s historical cozy mystery (A Ginger Gold Mystery)
by Lee Strauss
$0.00, 83 pages, 4.5 out of 5.0 (100 reviews), #2 in Two-Hour Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Short Reads

“Clever and entertaining, you’ll love this charming Golden Age mystery series. And the fashion is to die for!” - Molly C. Quinn, actress, Castle


For fans of Ginger Gold and Basil Reed!!

This is the wedding you’ve been waiting for! The bride and groom prepare for their big day and, of course, things don’t go exactly as planned. Told from the alternating points of view of many of the beloved characters in the world of Ginger Gold, you’ll find yourself holding your breath, anticipating that happy ever after.


The Wedding of Ginger & Basil a companion novella best enjoyed after book 7 (Murder at St. George's Church) in the Ginger Gold Mystery series.
This is a mystery, but not a murder mystery.

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Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language.

Genre: dog cozy mystery series / historical mystery / women amateur sleuth / British detective mystery


Hop aboard the 1920s!

THE GINGER GOLD MYSTERY SERIES

Murder on the SS Rosa (Book 1)

Murder at Hartigan House (Book 2)

Murder at Bray Manor (Book 3)

Murder at Feathers & Flair (Book 4)

Murder at the Mortuary (Book 5)

Murder at Kensington Gardens (Book 6)

Murder at st. George’s Church (Book 7)

The Wedding of Ginger & Basil (Book 7.5)

Murder Aboard the Flying Scotsman (Book 8)

Murder at the Boat Club (Book 9)

Murder on Eaton Square (Book 10)

Murder by Plum Pudding (Book 11)

Murder on Fleet Street (Book 12)

~more on the way!


A brand new 1950s series!

THE ROSA REED MYSTERY SERIES

Murder at High Tide (Book 1)

Murder on the Boardwalk (Book 2)

Murder at the Bomb Shelter (Book 3)

Murder on Location (Book 4)


Don't miss LADY GOLD INVESTIGATES, the short story companion series!



Of Potions and Portents: Sister Witches of Raven Falls Cozy Mystery Series, Book 1
by Nyx Halliwell
$0.00, 178 pages, 4.6 out of 5.0 (31 reviews), #12 in Cozy Animal Mystery
Of Potions and Portents is the first book in the Sister Witches of Raven Falls Cozy Mystery Series. Join a set of magickal sisters as they solve paranormal mysteries that fans of Charmed, Hocus Pocus, and The Good Witch will love. ***Bonus recipes and craft instructions in every book!

I’ll be honest—I long for love and a “normal” social life, just like everyone else. Finding the time—not to mention the right guy—however, is a lost cause. My days are spent cooking up products for the Lotions, Potions, and Herbs line for Conjure, the metaphysical shop I run with my sisters, and my specialty love potion blend is helping everyone else in Raven Falls find romance, while I’m working my broomstick off preparing for the upcoming Beltane celebration.

That is until Tristan McGregor, the sexy chief of police, threatens to shut down my kitchen and accuses me of murder. Two people have died, entangled in—ahem—a compromising position, and covered in my love potion.

On top of that, I discover an unsettling portent about the chief in his tea leaves, and when he steals a kiss after catching me at the crime scene, I try to convince myself it's only because he’s under the influence of the love potion enchantment.

But is he?

With my cursed mockingbird familiar, Hoax, my sassy sister witches, and a whole lot of peppermint tea, I have to solve the mystery before Tristan puts me behind bars. Even so, as the fires of Beltane nip at my heels, introducing the chief to the world of magick could send my chances at love up in smoke.


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Clean read.
Genre: paranormal cozy mystery series / witch cozy mystery / women amateur sleuth / cozy crafts and hobbies mysteries / amateur sleuth mysteries / psychic thrillers / ghost thrillers / small town cozy mysteries

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Sister Witches of Raven Falls Cozy Mysteries Series
Of Potions and Portents (Book 1)
Of Curses and Charms (Book 2)
Of Stars and Spells (Book 3)
Of Spirits and Superstition (Book 4)


Ink, Red, Dead: A Cozy Hobby Mystery (Kiki Lowenstein Cozy Mystery Series Book 3)
by Joanna Campbell Slan
$0.00, 223 pages, 4.4 out of 5.0 (183 reviews), #20 in Amateur Sleuth Mysteries (Kindle Store)

AS MANY SECRETS AS PILES OF STUFF—
MURDER IN A HOARDER’S HAVEN…


The phrase “hostess with the mostest” takes on a whole new meaning when crafty amateur sleuth Kiki Lowenstein finds herself stuck in the middle of a hoarder’s crime scene in the third installment of the Joanna Slan’s cozy mystery series. But proceed with caution: this one’s as littered with surprises as it is clutter.

Scrapbook maven Kiki happens to be a card-carrying Episcopalian—but she respects the power of intuition. So when she has a “bad feeling” en route to Marla Lever’s house for a scrapbooking crop, she heeds her instincts. Something is definitely very wrong. Marla’s nowhere to be seen, although her car’s in the garage—buried under a heap of garbage and lawn furniture. Tip of the iceberg, sadly. Because the potential horror of scrapbooking in a hoarder’s paradise pales in comparison to the body the cops find in Marla’s freezer.

Marla’s nearly dead herself—passed out from heat stroke, no thanks to the suffocating aroma of her 101 feline friends. Or so it seems… But the hoarding and the human popsicle aside, something about her circumstances just doesn’t seem right to Kiki—whose insatiable curiosity and endearing persistence make her an ace amateur sleuth. For one, why would Marla turn off her A/C in the thick of a heat wave when she’s expecting company?

Alongside her coworkers at Time in a Bottle scrapbooking store (some more delightful than others), and with a helping hand from her longtime crush Detective Chad Detweiler, Kiki digs deep into a treasure trove of clues—from Marla’s semi-estranged children to her barely-touched inheritance—meticulously gluing the pieces together as only a scrapbooker could. But it’s only a matter of time until curiosity kills the cat—or until Kiki’s spidey sense winds her down a path even more treacherous than one of Marla’s hallways.

To say that "Ink, Red, Dead" is a page-turner is an understatement. Readers will tear through these pages like a fashion addict at a sample sale. And we dare you not to fall in love with Kiki--whose fearlessness would make her intimidating, were she not so adorable. Plus, her delectable romance with Detective Chad would provide a delightful relief—if it weren’t so steamy. The duo's tension heats up in this outing ever-so subtly, one longing glance and another brush of the hand at a time--sure to make the toes curl! A sure thing for craft cozy fans of Brianna Bates, Laura Childs, Lois Winston, and Mollie Cox Bryan.

Includes free bonus file with recipes and projects!








Brownies and Dark Shadows (Sandy Bay Cozy Mystery Book 2)
by Amber Crewes
$0.00, 69 pages, 4.3 out of 5.0 (45 reviews), #1 in Religious Mysteries (Kindle Store)
The 2nd book in the Sandy Bay Cozy Mystery series!

"This series is quickly becoming a favorite. Looking forward to the next books as they come out."

When Sandy Bay’s crème de la crème congregate to raise money for charity, Meghan Truman is proud to have her tasty desserts the talk of the party. She’s not so proud when the wealthiest couple in Sandy Bay are discovered dead and rumors circulate around town that her brownies are the cause of this tragedy.

This murder case casts a dark shadow over Meghan’s budding romance with handsome Officer Irvin who’s disappointed that she’s once again at the center of another murder investigation.

With everything to lose, Meghan must work hard to clear her name, restore broken relationships and solve this murder mystery before everything she’s worked so hard to build comes crumbling down.

Book 2 in the Sandy Bay Cozy Mystery series, which can be read in one to two hours! Can be read as a standalone, but enjoyed better as part of a series. Perfect for a lunchtime read. If you love cozy mysteries with an amateur female sleuth, mouth-watering culinary desserts and a gripping murder mystery, then you'll love Meghan Truman and the quirky characters in Sandy Bay!

No cliffhanger, swearing or graphic scenes!



Nuts and Dolts: A Silicon Valley Mystery Prequel Novella (Book 0)
by Marc Jedel
$0.00, 76 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (4 reviews), #4 in Two-Hour Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Short Reads
Will a mixture of pranks, revenge, and a global pandemic explode in danger or ignite hilarious, unexpected results?

Marty Golden wishes this prequel novella was his superhero origin story but alas, he’s merely a mild-mannered Silicon Valley geek whose skills of daydreaming and attention to detail are put to the ultimate challenge—entertaining his nieces.

See Marty before he becomes the super-sleuthing, crime-busting hero of the Silicon Valley Mystery series. In this short read, you’ll meet the lovable hero, an amateur sleuth who constantly frustrates and astounds everyone around him.

Can Marty complete the retelling of a story without bumbling into yet another mystery?

Nuts and Dolts is the humorous prequel novella in a refreshingly modern cozy mystery series set in Silicon Valley. If you like quirky sleuths, wacky side characters, and laugh-out-loud moments, you’ll love this offbeat whodunit.

Try Nuts and Dolts to log in to a great mystery series today!

Try the full-length novels of the Silicon Valley Mystery series:

1. Uncle and Ants

2. Chutes and Ladder

3. Serf and Turf

4. Hit and Mist


Blood in the Bluegrass
by D.C. Alexander
$0.00, 227 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (5 reviews), #103 in Cozy Animal Mystery
"A tremendously entertaining mystery." —Elizabeth George, author of "True South"

A few days before the Kentucky Derby, a rising star jockey is found murdered near Churchill Downs. Louisville homicide detective Laurel Arno's investigation takes her from the private dens of elite gamblers, to the ancestral mansions of Kentucky bourbon barons and horse breeders, to the treacherous corridors of a depraved State Capitol. Along the way, she exposes a shadowy world of political corruption, secret societies, and ancient feuds. As she closes in on a hidden killer, she discovers that a killer may also be closing in on her.


Murder at the Snowed Inn: A Cozy Winter Murder Mystery (Claire Andersen Murder for All Seasons Cozy Mystery Series Book 1)
by Imogen Plimp
$0.00, 173 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (3 reviews), #6 in Women's Humorous Fiction
MURDER IN THE COZY SNOW-CAPPED MOUNTAINS
And heart-warming romance to boot!

Heartbroken after her beloved husband’s death, Claire Andersen—proud foster mom, dog mom, and culinary artisan—decides to try her hand at a new beginning, renovating an old B&B in idyllic Galway, Maryland on the edge of the enchanted Appalachian Mountains. She knew her fresh start would be exciting, but she never expected it to be tinged with enthralling adventure, romance that’s sweet as sweet can be … and murder!

Adorable and resilient, former NYC chef Claire Andersen is no stranger to second chances. She and her stock trader husband George had decided long ago to trade in their life of ambition for one of quaint & quiet adventure—by opening up a cozy neighborhood coffee shoppe on the ground floor their Brooklyn brownstone. He was the coffee-connoisseur, she was the baker extraordinaire. Claire was so happy, she could just die. But fate had other plans—it came for her husband instead.

After George’s passing, Claire decides (with a nudge from her doting foster daughter Al) to trade in her life of brews and baked goods for breakfast—bed and breakfast, that is! And what better setting in which to start over than Galway, Maryland—a charming, snowy mountain town (and favorite cross-county ski destination of Claire’s youth).

All is well in Claire’s new B&B venture—and with her new oven constantly in use, it’s mouth-watering, even—until her first guest is murdered in-house. It’s not long until one of the suspects Claire questions about the murder winds up dead, too. Suddenly, Claire finds herself starting over yet again—and trading in her hostess hat (she’d just dusted it off, too!) for a secret life as an amateur sleuth.

But it’s not all B&B business and bodies: Claire also finds herself in the throes of not one, but two potential romances—each more toe-curling and butterflies-in-the-stomach inducing than the other.

Alongside her trusty new pal Evelyn (who’s feisty enough to make anyone blush) and her faithful bloodhound Rupert, Claire races the clock to get to the next victim—before the killer does. And she knows she’d better hurry. Because if the killer catches her first, she might run out of second chances.


The Persistent Murderer: Mike & Peter FBI Agents # 84 (A Fun Cozy Mystery)
by Arleen Gabrio
$0.00, 74 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (3 reviews), #8 in Two-Hour Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Short Reads
A man is shot and killed at the rest home that Grandma Pat and the other grandmas own and run.

Lenny discovers the man was dying from poisoning before he was shot. That’s two different murderers.

When Mike, Peter, Scott, and Ron go into the mountains to check out a gold mine, someone is shooting at them. Is there another murderer on the loose?

There are twist and turn as Mike and Peter try to save the lives of two men.

Join the fun as they solve another mystery!

This is not a cliffhanger story! It is a complete, clean, cozy mystery story for all ages. Full of the escapades of Mike and Peter, the FBI agents, along with their friends who like to have fun.



Criminally Quilted: Book Two of the Fiber Mavens Mysteries.
by J. Traveler Pelton
$0.00, 131 pages, 3.7 out of 5.0 (3 reviews), #3 in Women Sleuths (Kindle Store)
Return to Lyonsville, the sleepy little town suddenly beset with big problems. Once a haven of peace and civility, Lyonsville has literally exploded. From kidnappings to murder, the influx of federal agents grows until the townspeople wonder if more lawmen are actually better or whether unconcealed carry is the way to stay safe. Hidden kinship ties start showing and the quilt map hanging in the Sheriff’s office fills up with blocks as the crime incidents get worse. Everyone seems to be a suspect from old ladies to returning war veterans. Somehow the puzzle of the quilt vandals has to be solved so Casey and Brad can get married. The assailants have to be apprehended before Founder’s Day when the busloads of tourists start showing up which though welcome for business, would surely make it harder to find the villains. Will Casey, Brad, and Sheriff Black be able to control the chaos before the entire town implodes from suspicion?


Enchanted Chaos (Enchanted Detectives Series Book 1)
by Jessica Sorensen
$0.00, 137 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #38 in Paranormal Witches & Wizards Romance
Seventeen-year-old Skylin has always lived a fairly normal life. Well, except for the fact that whenever her emotions run high, strange things occur, like fires starting out of nowhere or the ground freezing over.

Still, her life hasn't been too terrible until the day her parents vanish into thin air, and she’s shipped off to live with her father's friend and his six sons.

Skylin isn’t sure if she can survive the chaos that is the Everettson family. But she doesn’t have a choice unless her parents are found, so she tries to make the best of the situation and befriend the Everettsons, even though not all of them are fans of her, especially Foster, a guy she once had a crush on until he opened his mouth.

But turns out, the Everettsons aren’t your typical family, and Skylin soon realizes she's not the only person in the world that has strange abilities. And in order to survive the dangerous magical world she’s thrown into, she’ll have to put her trust in the not only the Everettsons, but Foster as well.

A paranormal mystery series.

Books in the Enchanted Detectives Series:
1. Enchanted Chaos
2. Charmed Chaos
3. Entangled Chaos
4. Enticing Chaos (coming soon)

The paranormal mystery version of the Enchanted Detectives Series.



The Time of the Great Dying (A Sheriff Gus Mystery Book 6)
by John DeSain
$0.00, pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #176 in Cozy Mystery
It’s closing in on July Fourth and everyone seems ready to celebrate the birth of the nation. Everyone, that is, except Sheriff Gus. Sure, things are born, but everything must pass away as well. Sheriff Gus was hoping on a more financially stable time before he experienced his truck’s untimely death. Motor vehicles aren’t the only thing passing before their time in Gus’s humble county because in addition to Gus’s truck a professor from the fancy George Taylor University happens to die under mysterious circumstances. The professor’s main passion in life was paleontology or to be more specific discovering the solution to the cause of the time of the great dying. Gus finds plenty of motives among the university staff, but which one is the correct one? The problem for Gus is that the prime motives he discovers; another lifeless fossilized stone, the winning of university chairs, and the prospect of a stale romance, all hardly seem worth the bother of killing anyone over. He’ll have to sort through his suspects and scale a mountain of obstacles ranging from bigoted university presidents, ethics training consultants, used car salesmen, mobsters, to emotional French artists if he’s going to reach his goal of getting a new truck and solving a murder. Can Gus finance a new truck, complete ethics training, celebrate the Fourth of July, and discover his murderer before the paleontology department staff of George Taylor University have all gone extinct?
Filled with quirky characters and biting social satire, The Time of the Great Dying: A Sheriff Gus Mystery is a fast-paced murder thriller about an aging sheriff in an increasingly deadly world.


Flu, Clues, and Murder (A Mama and Cookie Mystery Book 7)
by Noella Lee
$0.00, 71 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #9 in Two-Hour Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Short Reads
When Beulah “Cookie” Simmons gets the flu, she thinks nothing of it. Sure, she’s miserable and wishes it was over but…it’s the flu. When her mother takes her to the local doctor’s office, she thinks that she will get some medicine to help her feel better. What Beulah doesn’t expect is for them to find the body of one of the most hated people in town on the bathroom floor. She should have known that it couldn’t be as simple as going to the doctor for the flu. Not when it comes to her mother and mysteries. Maven Simmons is on the case, searching, investigating, and asking questions to everyone in the building. Surrounded by potential suspects and the hours slowly creeping by, will Cookie and Mama be able to solve this murder before it is too late? Or will they find themselves stuck, sick, and suffering an uncertain fate?


The Final Assignment (The Mila K. Mysteries Book 1)
by K.C. Brennan
$0.00, 76 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #10 in Two-Hour Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Short Reads
It was the beginning of summer when the man made the phone call. He had dedicated his life to the cause. When his mentor died he took over the organization, then he knew it would just be a matter of time until he had the book in his possession and could fulfill his destiny.

So, when he dialed the number, he didn’t need to say more than…”It is time for you to pay your debt. You have until September”

Mila stood in front of the University of Chernivtsi and felt like time had stood still, it looked the same as when she was a student there, yet she was the one who had changed and got old. Of course, nobody could call her old, she was barely thirty-two, but today she felt older than the university.

She remembered that when she left for her Ph.D. in Kyiv, she was heartbroken and swore she would never return to her hometown. However, life has a way of interfering with people’s plans and Mila was no exception…

When her mother died, and her father retired due to a heart condition, Mila knew she had to come home to take care of him. Then a call came from her best friend, that a position was open for a professor at the university, she knew it was a good excuse to return.

So, there she was, all dressed up and ready to confront a past demon and prove herself more than capable to become a professor…


Mila Kovalenko has returned to her alma mater to fill the vacant position as the new professor of ancient history. No sooner has she signed her contract when a mysterious old manuscript, not accounted for in a recent acquisition by the university, is stolen from the library.

However, when the detective on the case quickly pegs her as the main suspect, Mila must use her expertise and cunning to prove him wrong, or at least find another motive and suspect.

Realizing the book is more dangerous than it appears, and its origins are even more evil than they thought, Mila hopes to help the detective find the book before it falls into the wrong hands. However, the detective is not so willing to accept her help, infuriating Mila, if only he wasn't so annoying she might grow to like him, he was quite attractive….


Hidden Treasure at the Cat-Nip Hotel: Romance, Amateur Women sleuth, Cozy Cat Mystery (Short Story)
by Luna Snow
$0.00, 58 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #2 in 90-Minute Teen & Young Adult Short Reads
Bea Traverne, the famous author, recluse, and cat lover, has died, leaving her old and rambling house and contents to her great-niece -Eleanor Hamilton. With five cats and an old mansion to look after Eleanor wonders what she should do, and finally decides to open a Cat Lovers Hotel. Bea has also left her great-niece a draft of her final novel -yet to be published. When the strange Reginald Williams arrives and asks for a room in the hotel, it is just the start of her adventure. The eccentric old man has a psychic gift and can hear the dearly departed Bea Traverne speaking to him from beyond the grave. What messages are the spirits sending? Is great aunt Bea's last book purely fiction, and what exactly did happen to the Lost Blue Diamond of Jaipur?


Cupcakes and Corpses (The Cupcake Capers Book 3)
by Polly Holmes
$0.00, 149 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #8 in Cozy Culinary Mystery
When it comes to design, death is in the details.

Cassidy McCorrson has worked hard to develop her reputation as a leading interior designer in her seaside town of Ashton Point. Since arriving home from visiting her parents in New York, her skills have been in high demand. Between juggling the design for her sister’s new cupcake shop and her private client, Cassidy barely has time to prepare for the upcoming Christmas celebrations.

Cassidy is excited at the prospect of delivering designs she can be proud of, but her world is turned upside down when the body of a local reporter is found murdered on location at her latest work site. What should have been a straightforward job turns out to be the worst decision of her life.

In order to clear her name and restore her reputation, Cassidy must find the real killer before she ends up redesigning the interior of a jail cell. Can she unearth the killer before time runs out?
This is Book 3 in The Cupcake Capers Series and may contain elements of humour, drama and danger. However, it will definitely not contain any of the following potentially lethal substances:
Swearing or profanity.
Gore or graphic scenes.
Cliff-hangers or unsolved endings.


Demon of the South
by Neil Williams
$0.00, 115 pages, 3.0 out of 5.0 (1 reviews), #369 in Cozy Mystery
When strange reports come in of a mysterious Beast roaming the hills above a remote Welsh village, hapless reporters Sam and Eddie are told to bring back a photo or face the chop. Hunting the fabled 'Demon of the South', the inept duo inadvertently cause a media sensation and uncover a web of intrigue and lies that goes to the very top (well, top-ish) in this darkly comic and biting mystery thriller.

Please rate and review this book.

Other titles available include: FOOT SOLDIERS - A MURDER MYSTERY & CLOSURE


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Two For The Money (The Harry Starke Novels Book 2)
by Blair Howard
$0.00, 340 pages, 4.6 out of 5.0 (140 reviews), #1 in Noir Crime

A Late-Night Phone Call. A Voice from the past. An Apparent Suicide.

The phone call came on a Tuesday evening in the middle of August. Harry Starke hadn't heard from his old school friend in almost five years, and he hadn't thought about him in almost as long. Tom Sattler wanted to meet, and it wouldn't wait until morning. But when Harry arrived at Sattler's home less than an hour later, he found him lying in a pool of blood with a single gunshot wound to his head and .22 revolver lying close to his hand.

Was it suicide, or was Tom Sattler murdered? If so, by whom and why?

The search for answers plunges Harry into a far-reaching investigation that involves murder, corruption, organized crime, and duplicity. As always, there’s a twist in the tail.

Scroll up and grab a copy of this gripping whodunit today.



Bound in Shallows
by S.L.C. JR
$0.00, 212 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #18811 in Private Investigator Mysteries (Books)
A murdered woman is found in a busy Tampa waterway. A circumstance that compels a pornographer into a private investigation that collides with corrupt city officials, mobsters, and religious fanatics - all trying to determine who drowned Jane Doe and why.

Clifford Swank's smut magazine is insolvent. Familiar with investigations, having assisted his now-deceased father whom was a private eye, Cliff accepts a job targeting a local televangelist with questionable ties. However, Cliff’s reasons aren’t wholly professional. The pornographer-playing-private eye suspects the dead woman linked to the televised reverend was his former model, and Cliff was the last person to see her alive.


THE MANHUNTER
by Ronn Paul
$0.00, 44 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #xx in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Hard-Boiled
The short story of a manhunters hunt for a mysterious assassin who is responsible for killings of the nobels of his empire


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Twice As Bad (Miss Demeanor, P.I. Book 2)
by Joanne Jaytanie
$0.00, 109 pages, 4.7 out of 5.0 (9 reviews), #1 in Women's Adventure Fiction (Kindle Store)
For private investigator River Nightingale, the stakes are high, and her losses are twice as bad.

River has already lost a partner to a better job, and now a truck has mowed down another partner and a key informant. Her surviving crew is reeling and dead set on finding the killer. Working with them is a Seattle PD homicide detective, Gage Hamlin. Gage and River have been a volatile combination since day one, but now it’s twice as tense, as they both seek the killer and Gage struggles to keep River alive.

On the waterfront, Seattle is known for slinging fish, but River’s stakeout of a seafood plant reveals that fish aren’t the only thing being sold on the docks. And if River isn’t careful, fish aren’t the only thing that will end up dead on the docks.

Looming dangers lurk closer with every clue River uncovers. River’s business, her relationship, her friends, and her life are all in jeopardy. And the cost of solving the case is at least twice as bad as usual.


Death in the Dark Walk (John Rawlings Book 1)
by Deryn Lake
$0.00, 273 pages, 4.4 out of 5.0 (32 reviews), #6760 in Private Investigator Mysteries (Books)

‘One of the best mystery series to hand at present is the John Rawlings historical crime line … ten out of ten’ - Dr Jonathan Gash



Having just finished his indentures, Rawlings is celebrating in Vaux Hall Pleasure Gardens when he trips over the body of a young girl.

Summoned to the magistrate’s office as prime suspect, Rawlings not only clears his own name but impresses Fielding so much with his power of recollection that he is asked to investigate the crime. From gaming hell to fashionable house, Rawlings follows a trail of lustful liaisons and illicit intrigue which prove beyond a shadow of doubt that the girl has had quite a past … a past with threatening secrets.

Death in the Dark Walk is a richly atmospheric and compelling Georgian mystery woven around the real characters John Fielding, the phenomenal sightless magistrate known as the ‘Blind Beak’, whose Runners formed London’s early police force, and John Rawlings, the Apothecary reputed to have invented soda water.

Praise for Deryn Lake’s John Rawlings Mysteries:



‘evocative Georgian mystery … if you love a good whodunnit you won’t be disappointed’ - Evening Argus, Brighton

‘an absorbing murder tale set in Georgian London … splendidly evokes the atmosphere of the capital with all its elegance and intrigue. Wonderfully descriptive, it deserves to be a success’ - The Kent and Sussex Courier

‘A wealth of marvellous characters parade across the pages, their dialogue is lively and John Rawlings is proving to be a real charmer’ - Eastbourne Herald

‘An effervescent tale...the author organises her large cast and colourful background with skill and gusto through a racily readable drama’ - FELICIA LAMB in the Mail on Sunday’s Night & Day Magazine


Deryn Lake started to write stories at the age of five, then graduated to novels but destroyed all her early work because, she says, it was hopeless. A chance meeting with one of the Getty family took her to Sutton Place and her first serious novel was born. Deryn was married to a journalist and writer, the late L. F. Lampitt, has two grown-up children, four beautiful and talented grandchildren, and one rather large cat. Deryn has lived near the famous battlefield of 1066 for the past 16 years where she enjoys her life as a woman about town. She is also the author of Fortune’s Soldier, Sutton Place, To Sleep No More, The King’s Women and Pour The Dark Wine.


Yardbird: A Scratch Williams Mystery
by Mark Slade
$0.00, 158 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (1 reviews), #10 in African American Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Fiction

Odarko, Oklahoma, 1956. Scratch Williams is a Yardbird: someone employed to do menial jobs, legal or otherwise.

After oil tycoon George Spiff hires him to break up the relationship between his daughter and her newest conquest, a fight breaks out. Later, Scratch wakes up in his car, with the body of the boyfriend lying next to him.

Who set Scratch up, what's the hat box, and where is Scratch's glass eye?



Finding A Fake: 'The Agency' Stories, Book 1
by Jill Vance
$0.00, 40 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #35 in One-Hour Literature & Fiction Short Reads
The Agency is a series about Jasmine and Alexander, two friends and famous fashion models, who end up running a modelling agency as a front for covert investigations of all levels, including some spy work for the government.
Each book in the series is a complete story, and each story is totally different from the last.
Book 1, ‘Finding a Fake’ is the first in the series and includes background information about the pair of friends. They discover a fake painting and try, successfully to track down the original. This is leads to them doing another job for the company which insured the painting, and one thing leads to another.
Follow Jasmine and Alexander on their journey and try to solve the intricate crimes they encounter before they do.

As yet the other stories in this series are not finished, or even started in some cases, so how long this series will be remains a mystery, even to me.


Deadman's Highway, Ghost Train, Vendetta, Haunted House, Blood Diamonds, Coven of the Skull.: Murder, mystery, suspense, and ghost package
by Jeff Breland
$0.00, 1195 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #77 in Private Investigator Mysteries (Kindle Store)
Murder, mystery, suspense, and ghost all wrapped up in one package.


I cracked 100,000 murders in one day
by Amelia Shelley
$0.00, 361 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #xx in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Private Investigators
Glen, who had just graduated from college, was trapped in a strange space made up of various crime scenes.

His task is to detect the case through the clues of the scene. After a case is solved, he will immediately come to the next case and continue to solve the case.

In this way, he was trapped in this space for a whole thousand years. In this millennium, he has solved 100,000 bizarre cases and is familiar with various criminal methods.

When he came out of the strange space, he found that the real world had only passed by for a day.

Subsequently, the gradually emerging Glen was invited by the police station to help solve the case.

Facing a piece of suspicious and suspicious cases, Glenn smiled contemptuously. No matter how complicated the case is, it is very simple in his eyes!

It is also because of this that Glenn began to become the god of solving crimes that everyone respects and worships step by step.


Newly Free Detectives Kindle Books for 2020-07-06

Slow Burn (Detective Alec Ramsay Series Book 2)
by Conrad Jones
$0.00, 309 pages, 4.6 out of 5.0 (89 reviews), #34 in Traditional Detective Mysteries (Kindle Store)

One of the best books you will read this year..Outstanding!
A powerful and emotional read. The Ramsay Series is THE must-read thriller of 2020.A totally gripping suspense thriller from start to finish!
Reader's Choice Review; A heartbreaking tale of bullying, rape, abuse and revenge. Jones has produced a superb book that is fast paced and keeps you thoroughly interested. I couldn't put it down!
The story is fast-paced, at times funny, at times heart-breaking but it will pull you along at 100 miles an hour. It will make you think, it will make you question your perceptions.

Most of all it will make you ask if your family was in peril, what would you do?


What everyone is saying about The Journey:
"If you’re looking for something to open your eyes, break your heart, and look to take action to promote change, start with The Journey." Tiffany Hall - Beyond The Stars

"I have never read a book before where I have had to stop reading because I couldn’t cope with the emotions the book engendered in me but the author writes so powerfully that I HAD to finish it." Joanna Lanum - Guest Reviewer

"Such an intense, chilling and eye-opening novel which is guaranteed to leave you utterly speechless." Kaisha Holloway - The Writing Garnet

"The plot line is superb and the characters are brilliant and really help carry the story forward." Donna Maguire - Donnas Book Blog

"It had me captivated until the end. An easy, fast-paced read!" Gemma Myers - Between The Pages Book Club

Review; Conrad Jones has done it again with his Alec Ramsay books. Crime thriller writing that will have you chewing your fingers as you read!
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Mrs Hudson and the Spirits' Curse (A Holmes & Hudson Mystery Book 1)
by Martin Davies
$0.00, 320 pages, 4.3 out of 5.0 (166 reviews), #6 in Traditional Detective Mysteries (Kindle Store)

What if Baker Street’s most gifted resident wasn’t called Sherlock Holmes?

An evil stalks London, blown in from the tropics. Stories of cursed giant rats and malign spirits haunt the garrets of Limehouse. A group of merchants are, one by one, dying. The elementary choice to investigate these mysterious deaths is, of course, Holmes and Dr Watson.

Yet the unique gifts of their housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, and her orphaned assistant Flotsam, will be needed to solve the case. Can she do it all under the nose of Sherlock himself?

From the coal fire at Baker Street to the smog of Whitechapel and the jungles of Sumatra, from snake bites in grand hotels to midnight carriage chases at the docks, it’s time for Mrs Hudson to step out of the shadows. Playfully breaking with convention, Martin Davies brings a fresh twist to classic Victorian mystery.

Martin Davies grew up in north-west England. All his writing is done in cafes, on buses or on trains, and all his first drafts are written in longhand. He has travelled widely, including in the Middle East, India and Sicily. In addition to the Holmes & Hudson Mysteries, he is the author of four other novels, including The Conjurer’s Bird, which sold over 150,000 copies and was selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club and Havana Sleeping, which was shortlisted for the 2015 CWA Historical Dagger award. He works as a consultant in the broadcasting industry.



Angels, Saints and Sinners: The Conversion of Sherlock Holmes (Angels Saints and Sinners Book 1)
by William David Ellis
$0.00, 101 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (3 reviews), #17 in Mystery Anthologies (Kindle Store)

Sherlock Holmes scoffed at the notion of the supernatural. Till a demon stole Watson’s soul.

Forced by his own inescapable logic: Eliminate the impossible and whatever remains however improbable is true. And the horrible scourge of a dark ripper haunting the hovels of London, Holmes faces the most disturbing and mind-altering adventures of his life.

Once that door opens, and he begins to see, all types of creatures, living… dead… and parts, make their way to 221B Baker Street.

You’ll love this journey of the world’s greatest consulting detective from agnostic to practitioner,

because if Holmes does not find a way Watson is damned.

Four stories, with Angels, Saints and Sinners, a two-hour read, that will leave you hungry for more!

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The Haunting of Cringlemire Hall
by Martin Marriott
$0.00, 153 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (1 reviews), #41 in Traditional Detective Mysteries (Kindle Store)
George Smeaton, a City of London lawyer, is surprised and a little bewildered when his unpleasant Uncle Samuel Smeaton leaves him Cringlemire Hall in his will. George uproots his family and moves to the other side of London to take up residency in the Gothic mansion. But only after a few weeks things start to turn sour. The servants are keeping secrets. Isaac, his youngest child, becomes unwell with a peculiar illness. Then George himself vanishes en route to a business trip in Edinburgh.

How will Inspector Cornelius Threadbold get to the bottom of mysterious goings on at Cringlemire Hall?


He Seeth the Vengeance (a James Kingman investigation Book 1)
by D.J. Royle
$0.00, 206 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #64 in Traditional Detective Mysteries (Kindle Store)
It is March 1951 and Inspector Sir James Kingman has transferred from Jamaica to sleepy Epsom in the middle of a crime wave. CID are investigating two murders, a missing teenage girl and an attempted suicide, all while under pressure from the local MP to arrest the man who has been robbing local pensioners and threatening his re-election.

The body of Jean Sanders, the missing teenage girl, turns up in some nearby woodland. When another teenage girl goes missing, another man is murdered and another pensioner is robbed, concerns grow about their ability to cope. The cases continue to pile up. A man confesses to a fifty-four-year-old murder, and an illegal casino is discovered which seems to be at the centre of it all. Kingman is left with only the help of DC Barry Sloane, seconded from Redhill and with a passion for bacon sandwiches. Can the pair put the pieces together?


The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Illustrated): Includes Annotations and Illustrations
by Robert Stevenson
$0.00, pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #51 in Traditional Detective Mysteries (Kindle Store)

This is an illustrated version that contains

New illustrations

New annotations

A poem by the editor (Joe Black)

Every chapter contains a new illustrations by Topchii Viola.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson's work entitled Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a narrative about the duplicity of human nature and the complexities of science. It tells the story of Dr. Jekyll, who was once awell-respected, intelligent, and kind scientist. Things changed when he decided to meddle with the darkerside of science, on his pursuit to bring out his second nature.What will be the conclusion to Dr Jekells Experiments?What lessons are there to e learned?Will Good or Evil Prevail?Buy this version to find out. It also includeds a poem or "bars" by Joe Black "the faceless menace"



Newly Free Mystery Kindle Books for 2020-07-06

Wet: Wet Pages Series
by Ron Brown
$0.00, 103 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (14 reviews), #1 in African American Fantasy Fiction (Kindle Store)
INTRODUCTION TO THE WET PAGES SERIES
Kim Fox:
Her story is a typical tale of personal growth and sexual evolution. Her dedication to her high-powered career in law and real estate in fast-paced Atlanta has demanded all her time and passion. Until it doesn’t. She lived a young life oblivious to her own deep carnal cravings. Her snow-white upbringing has left her ill-equipped to understand her body’s sudden carnal needs. A mixed light-skinned beauty, her curvaceous body yearns to be discovered then liberated.
Kim’s inner beast is awoken from a long passionless slumber by the unimaginable. She had never sought out the love of a Black man. Nobody could blame her for her lifelong ignorance of the powers of a big black dick. So, nobody could deny her the fulfillment she needed. In this telling of the Kim Fox story, you will learn of her ignorance, discovery, craving then conquering of her own inner beast.

Dr. LaTonya Sweet:
A tall dark-skinned original Georgia peach. Her mastery of the mind, and of human behavior, has propelled her to a prized career as a mental health expert. Rarely has she sought to use her perceptive gifts to her own benefit. However, there comes a time in a woman’s life that she must exercise her powers over the lesser sex.
Dr. Sweet is always at the center of bickering couples and their failing relationships. From this vantage point of raw human conflict, she’s expected to use her rare talents to capture the core of the issue and help them to reconcile and move forward with their happily ever after.
Fortunately for her, The Sweet Family Foundation becomes the place where LaTonya exorcises her own savage ghosts.


Tera Banks:
Tera’s Asian mother and Creole father moved from New Orleans to the Bronx with her and her younger sister when she was only four. She was an athletic phenom as a child. Tera went from high school basketball star to college standout. Her diminutive stature would eventually, prevent her from a pro career. Her passion for sports prevented her from ever pursuing a romantic connection as a teen and young adult. After college, she moved to Atlanta to start a career as a personal trainer to the rich and famous and to open her own gym. She met the father of her child and gave him her precious virginity and six drama packed years of her life.
The Body Gym was her crowning achievement. Her Wedding Planner business kept a full calendar. If only her personal life could achieve the euphoric equivalent, she often thought. Years of mediocre sex from the one man she’d ever known, had run its’ course. The adventure was about to begin.
Sasha Adams:
Old friends or new friends. Her Sorority and her cheating husband or her new man and her newly discovered insatiable need for love and affection. These are the dilemmas that worry Sasha throughout the day and keeps her up late at night.
Staying up late used to be a thing she never had the luxury for as a third, year principal of one of Atlanta’s highest achieving elementary schools. Now, her nights are filled with danger and the search for orgasmic fulfillment.
Her best friend, and her other sorority sisters, have certain high expectations of her. Divorce isn’t an acceptable option. Her political ambition is conflicted with her seemingly reckless pursuit of true happiness.


Better Witch Next Time (A Witch in Time Book 1)
by Stephanie Damore
$0.00, 161 pages, 4.6 out of 5.0 (37 reviews), #26 in Time Travel Romance

New York City, 1958.
A missing persons case,
And a witch who won’t rest until it’s solved...

Vee Harper is the job.

She lives for jumping back in time and solving cold cases for the Agency of Paranormal Peculiarities. It's the present day that trips her up. So when a missing persons case comes in, throwing her back to 1958 New York City, Vee sets off to solve it.

But nothing about this case is what it seems.

Rogue witches, power-hungry shifters, and friends who are anything but innocent send Vee on a supernatural chase that just might require more power than even this witch can summon.

Can Vee solve the case before her time is up or will a young woman remain missing forever?

Dive in to the Witch in Time series and get lost in a great mystery today.
Each book stands completely on its own, but you'll have more fun if you read them all together!



Clarity (The Diamond Club Book 0)
by Sharon Coady
$0.00, 272 pages, 4.7 out of 5.0 (28 reviews), #9 in International Mystery & Crime (Kindle Store)
Diamond Club, where secrets are sacred and diamonds are currency.
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Successful jewel thief Drew Taylor is young, beautiful, and bored. She lives her life on the edge, trusting no one and deceiving everyone.

Logan James worked his ass off to become the best damn wide receiver the NFL has seen in years. Even though his sport is brutal he lives a life of honesty and trust.

When they meet at the Diamond Club their worlds collide and sparks ignite but will Logan’s honesty and Drew’s deceit destroy them.
Mystery, danger and romance mingle together to form a sensual intriguing story for all romance lovers.


The Mermaid Murders: The Art of Murder I
by Josh Lanyon
$0.00, 246 pages, 4.5 out of 5.0 (161 reviews), #1 in Gay & Lesbian
Special Agent Jason West is seconded from the FBI Art Crime Team to temporarily partner with disgraced, legendary “manhunter” Sam Kennedy when it appears that Kennedy’s most famous case, the capture and conviction of a serial killer known as The Huntsman, may actually have been a disastrous failure.

The Huntsman is still out there…and the killing has begun again.


ALL THE GOOD GIRLS (Harry Hunter Mystery Book 1)
by Willow Rose
$0.00, 189 pages, 4.4 out of 5.0 (283 reviews), #2 in Romantic Suspense (Kindle Store)

This novel is the first book in Willow Rose's electrifying new Harry Hunter series.

Detective Harry Hunter of Miami PD’s homicide squad throws himself into a case no one asked him to solve.

Four teenagers from one of Miami's affluent neighborhoods are murdered on a boat. Another is found in a dumpster. All five of them go to the same school and are on a list of witnesses to another crime.

Because he's in bad standing with his boss, Harry is given the task of protecting a possible future victim, but Harry isn't always known to follow his boss's orders.

Soon, he'll risk everything while racing to stop a killer who has left everyone else in the homicide squad shaking in terror.

ALL THE GOOD GIRLS is the first book in the Harry Hunter Mystery Series.

Scroll up and grab a thrilling, suspenseful mystery today.



Gravel Road (Detective Danny Acuff Book 2)
by Stan R. Mitchell
$0.00, 130 pages, 4.7 out of 5.0 (10 reviews), #271 in Crime Thrillers (Kindle Store)
Detective Danny Acuff is back on the prowl, but now he’s in a bigger department with much higher stakes. MUCH higher stakes.

He's been hired by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and he’s been assigned a new partner. She’s -- quite frankly -- a bombshell. But she’s got sharp elbows. And she doesn't like Danny.

Worse still, there’s a case that's either dangerous as hell; or completely non-existent. Yeah, one of those cases.

It's the kind of case that either ends your career because you can't solve it, or kills you because you've learned things you shouldn't learn.

You just never know where the gravel road will lead, and Danny is most definitely going to wish he hadn't followed this gravel road.


No Conscience
by Phil M. Williams
$0.00, 311 pages, 4.2 out of 5.0 (530 reviews), #1 in Domestic Thrillers (Kindle Store)
Would you recognize a sociopath in your own family?

Wes Shaw’s different than his siblings—darker, awkward, the perpetual ne’er-do-well. Mary Shaw’s the doting mother, showering her children with gifts from the heart and the pocketbook.

The Shaws have survived divorce and death, but something, or someone, sinister is in their midst. The truth threatens to tear them apart. The lies threaten to tear them apart. Ultimately, they must make a choice with irreversible consequences. Believe the easy lie or the hard truth.

Buy now to discover the Shaw's sinister secret in this tense and twisty psychological thriller.
Adult language and sexual content.

What readers are saying
"Best book I've read in a really long time. His writing is perfect, the right combination of storytelling, suspense, and succinct-ness. Going to read all his other books now!" - Audra O. ★★★★★

"The author captures the subtle manipulations of a Sociopathic person amazingly well. Once I started reading, I couldn't stop until I hit the last page. My only complaint is that it left me wanting more, which is always a good thing." - SWS ★★★★★

"I gave this book 5 stars plus 20 more for a total of 25 stars that's just how excellent it was. This author knows how to write a book that will keep you glued to the pages until you reach the last page. This is a definite must read as well as any other book written by this great author." - Kindle Reader ★★★★★

"This story caught me from page one and I read the whole thing in one day! The characters were so real, and the dialogue was authentic. I have rarely been so completely entertained, informed and captivated." - Darlene ★★★★★

"Great, great, great, read!" - Ed H. ★★★★★

"Best book that is very thought provoking! I’ve known many people who are as manipulating as the main character. No Conscience will make you see people for who they really are." – Rosemary Beattie ★★★★★


The Judge: Part 1
by Ian R B Morris
$0.00, 233 pages, 4.6 out of 5.0 (11 reviews), #364 in Mysteries (Kindle Store)
Peter Ritchie is just an ordinary solicitor, with an ordinary (if slightly shambolic) life, until the day his client, a male prostitute called Bobby Black dies suddenly when a kinky trick goes wrong. Bobby has been brutally murdered, and someone had tried to cover it up. But who, and why?

Peter cannot rest until he knows the truth. And so begins a rollercoaster ride for him and his on-off girlfriend Naomi, that will see him pitted against some powerful enemies, and everyone he ever knew or cared for in mortal danger.

Set in 1990’s London at the peak of Blair Brittania, Peter is forced to turn detective in order to find Bobby Black’s killer, and he has to break all the rules to do it. Forced to go on the run, a desperate Peter plays a terrifying game of cat and mouse to the bitter and surprising end.


The Society of Orion: Book One Weapons
by Gerald J. Kubicki
$0.00, 153 pages, 4.4 out of 5.0 (13 reviews), #14 in International Mystery & Crime (Kindle Store)
Was Orion a real person? Did he have weapons that he left on earth?
Colton Banyon and his partner Loni Chen receive an invitation to a ceremony for a dedication to his famous ancestor Jakub Banyon. When they arrive in Warsaw, Poland, they were promptly attacked and kidnapped. They soon escape and go after the kidnappers only to discover that they were sent by the head of a very secret organization called the Society of Orion. He needs their help.
The leader explains that the Society of Orion is charged with the protection of the Orion weapons, but some have all gone missing. The leader, Albin Wilk, wants Banyon to find the missing fifteen weapons in three days because some of them had been activated. He tells Banyon that the crisis is caused by his ancestor, Jakub Banyon, because he kept a diary that explained the powers and how to work each weapon. The diary had recently been discovered and published in a newspaper.
Soon, Banyon discovers that the history of the Wilk family and the Banyon family have been tied together for hundreds of years. Nothing is what it seems. He decides to find the weapons and clear his ancestor’s name.
While Loni puts together a chart of the weapons and where to locate them, Banyon begins to call in the troops. They include the Patel clan and people from Dewey & Beatem. Soon they have a plan and begin the recovery of the weapons. But nothing goes as planned and Banyon must make constant iterations to stay ahead of the many people after the weapons.


13 Reasons for Murder: Politeness Kills: A Britney Cage Serial Killer Novel (13 Reasons for Murder #1)
by Amanda Byrd
$0.00, 202 pages, 4.6 out of 5.0 (8 reviews), #38 in Serial Killers

Britney Cage collects people.

From her friends to her clients to the thousands of employees her temp agency places throughout Tampa, Britney obsessively sifts through humanity in search of the ones who might—in some way or other—prove useful to her.

This compulsion has served her well. A young, successful businesswoman, Britney routinely hobnobs with the rich and powerful, making fans and amassing power at every rung up the ladder.

Still, amid nights out with friends and lavish, sparkling parties with clients, there’s always one person who seems just out of reach: her next victim.

This beautiful, audacious entrepreneur just also happens to be Florida’s deadliest serial killer. And she’s getting better all the time.

Meet the alpha female of the species. She’s doing her best to keep her deadly obsession under wraps, but it’s anyone's guess if Britney’s demons will devour her along with who’s next on her kill list.

If you enjoy the tension of a psychological thriller mixed with the intensity of the kill, Willow Rose, Linda Berry, or S.E. Lynes, you'll love the Britney Cage serial killer series.

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Ask The River (Leveller Trilogy Book 2)
by Dan Wheatcroft
$0.00, 292 pages, 4.3 out of 5.0 (17 reviews), #46 in Murder
Death's taking a break, so DCI Thurstan Baddeley, with nothing to do and too much time to do it in, agrees to delve into a 'something or nothing' job for one of his team. What seemed like a good idea at the time is gradually shoved on the back burner as 'normality' returns to the streets of Liverpool and the jobs start to stack up. Meanwhile ........


The Shadow Priest: Book Two
by D.C. Alexander
$0.00, 227 pages, 4.1 out of 5.0 (50 reviews), #34 in International Mystery & Crime (Kindle Store)
Now a fugitive—having been framed for murder—Special Agent Nathaniel Arkin, a disgraced former intelligence officer, continues his pursuit of a shadowy group he suspects of orchestrating an international assassination campaign targeting charismatic, fledgling fanatics—future Hitlers and bin Ladens—just as they emerge from obscurity, before they are capable of instigating mass murder. The barest of clues lead him on a desperate quest to hunt down the hidden ringleaders of the conspiracy and find evidence that might ultimately clear his name. As he goes along, Arkin begins to wrangle with the question of whether the group should, in the interest of the greater good of humanity, be left to its philanthropic but murderous ways.


Wild for You: A thrilling opposites attract romantic suspense (Tropical Heat Book 2)
by Sophia Knightly
$0.00, 193 pages, 4.0 out of 5.0 (366 reviews), #3 in Contemporary Urban Fiction
To Love, Honor and Protect

Detective Clay Blackthorne has his hands full when he promises to safeguard an old college pal's sister without letting her know what he's up to. He never imagines that lively Marisol Calderon will knock his socks off and put a ring on his finger--and all at his suggestion! Their marriage of convenience is meant to protect her and Clay doesn't plan on being hitched for long to the tempting beauty. But the honeymoon sure feels real to him...

Sassy Marisol is used to doing whatever she wants--and right now her plan is to shake up the hot detective's hard-edged demeanor. But the fun turns to danger when a mystery stalker bent on marrying her marks her as his prey. Temporarily becoming Clay's wife seems like a practical way to thwart the stalker. But as passion ignites and Marisol falls for the tender heart buried beneath the tough detective's chest, Clay's true identity is revealed and she begins to wonder who--if anyone--she can trust...

Grand Prize Winner of Houston Bay RWA Judge A Book By Its Cover Contest.

With over 7,000 ratings and great reviews across her alpha male romance titles on Amazon, Goodreads and other retailers, Sophia Knightly is sure to keep you turning the pages.

TROPICAL HEAT SERIES - Each book can be read as a STANDALONE.
Wooed by You: Linc and Isabel
Wild for You: Clay and Marisol
Sold on You: Marcos and Gabriela
Kissed by You: Alex and Georgiana
Loved by You: Roman and Piper


The Crow's Call (FREE PREVIEW): Amish Greehouse Mystery - book 1 (Amish Greenhouse Mysteries)
by Wanda E. Brunstetter
$0.00, pages, 4.0 out of 5.0 (28 reviews), #7 in Christian Mystery & Suspense Romance (Kindle Store)
FREE EXTENDED PREVIEW
Enter a family-run Amish greenhouse where grief consumes the mother and her remaining children and mysterious events threaten to force them to close the business.


The Yulin Killer
by E H
$0.00, 53 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (3 reviews), #401 in 90-Minute Literature & Fiction Short Reads
Everything seems to be falling into place for Yan-Wen Lin, a butcher at a dog meat slaughterhouse in the infamous city of Yulin. The Yulin Dog Meat Festival is only two weeks away, an internationally despised event where thousands of dogs are tortured to death. But Lin, uneducated and simple, doesn't care about the dogs. The Festival will allow him to enjoy a season of prosperity for himself, his family, and his best friend, Li Hai.
But things take a turn for the worst when an old woman is found murdered outside of Lin’s workstation. The situation becomes dire when Lin's friends and fellow factory workers become the next targets for the so-called Yulin Killer. With the corrupt police of Yulin turning a blind eye and the world, driven to fury by Yulin’s horrid treatment of dogs, cheering for their deaths, Lin and Hai are on their own. They must discover the true identity of the Yulin Killer before they end up in his jaws.


Reece in Pieces
by Nataisha T Hill
$0.00, 134 pages, 4.7 out of 5.0 (5 reviews), #5 in African American Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Fiction

Sometimes Life can Seem Unforgiving...From Childhood to Adulthood


Reece is the typical child who loves getting surprise gifts and hanging out at the local arcade. Since she is her mother’s only child, being spoiled is a natural thing for her. Her dad and uncle buys her anything she wants, so she rarely has to ask for anything. However, there were times when Reece would get lonely from being the only child, especially when her mother would send her outside for hours at a time during the day.

For the most part, Reece was still a happy kid. Although her mother-daughter relationship was unusual, she figured her mom was doing the best she could with what she was given. Let her mother tell it, it certainly wasn’t much.

As a kid, Reece didn’t realize that her mother’s unhappiness would lead to a stream of poor decisions. Although Reece was a smart kid, her inability to recognize the seriousness of her mom’s situation would wreak havoc on her well-being. Sadly enough, it only takes one small incident for Reece’s life to snowball into a series of horrific circumstances. It is hard to believe that a child this young and innocent would begin to question her own existence. As life continues to go on, so does Reece’s travesty.

If You enjoy Urban e-books with page-turning suspense, Scroll up and add this must read to your book collection.


Guarding His Fortunes
by Jaylen Florian
$0.00, 157 pages, 3.8 out of 5.0 (42 reviews), #3 in LGBT Mystery
Two rugged men butt heads while trying to save an imperiled fortune.

Elan, a captivating park ranger and glassblowing artist, resists the new hotshot charged with protecting him and his luminous creations.

Sam, a clever and tenacious bodyguard, discovers a bevy of alarming secrets during his investigation of a perplexing heist at an art gallery.

These men distrust one another. Neither one would ever dream that the other could excite his imagination. But the key to unraveling the mysteries may require Elan and Sam to expose their hidden desires and reveal their concealed feelings.

"Guarding His Fortunes," a stand-alone romantic suspense novel set in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is full of surprising twists and contains intimate themes intended for mature audiences.


My Mobster
by J.L. Drake
$0.00, 1242 pages, 4.3 out of 5.0 (16 reviews), #17 in Romance Collections & Anthologies
‘Mobster.’
Noun – a member of an organized group of violent criminals; a gangster.

They are vicious, ruthless, born and bred to rule. The only laws that matter are their own. Loyalty and allegiance are everything, yet a life holds no value when they’re crossed. And those who betray them never live long enough to regret it.

But these men aren’t just violent criminals without conscience. They are merciless leaders, lords of the underworld, and the more dangerous they are…the more we want them.

This is a collection of novels that will show you just how tempting their world can be. Whether it’s a cruel Russian mobster with a fierce lust to possess the woman he loves, or the man who embraces his true mafia heritage in order to get what he wants—these mobsters will bring you to your knees…

…whether you want them to or not.


The Dentist (The DS Cross mysteries Book 1)
by TIM SULLIVAN
$0.00, 360 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (2 reviews), #1 in Contemporary British Fiction
A homeless man. Violently strangled. No leads. Except his past.

#5 Amazon bestseller Contemporary British Fiction #26 bestseller crime fiction #26 bestseller mystery action fiction (6/26/20)


An outsider himself, DS George Cross is drawn to this case. The discovery of the dead man's connection to an old cold case then pulls Cross in further. Convinced this is where the answer to the murder lies, he sets about solving another that someone has spent the past fifteen years thinking they’ve got away with.

Cross’ relentless obsession with logic, detail and patterns is what makes him so irritatingly brilliant. It doesn’t exactly make him popular with colleagues or his superiors, though. He has numerous enemies in the force wanting to see him fail.

Red flags are soon raised as suspicious inconsistencies and errors in the original detective’s investigation come to light. Now retired, this ex-cop has powerful friends in the force and a long-standing dislike of Cross.

Set in picturesque Bristol in the Southwest of England, it’s not long before the city reveals its dark underbelly, in a case of intriguing twists and turns whose result astonishes even those involved.

Difficult and awkward, maybe. But Cross has the best conviction rate in Avon & Somerset Police. By far. Will this case put an end to that?



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by Rock Star
$0.00, 461 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (2 reviews), #3 in LGBT Drama & Plays (Kindle Store)
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Notes and Tips


I started making these lists for my own use in 2013 when an Amazon policy change gutted all of the web sites that listed free Kindle books. Before the policy change, those sites would get some amount of compensation for directing people to the Amazon web site. After the policy change, they lost all compensation for the month if most of their referrals that month were for free books. So most of those web sites stopped listing the free books.

I use the description "newly free" for these book lists. That means I won't list a book again if I've listed it recently. There are so many books that are permanently free, or frequently free, that it makes it difficult to find "newly free" books manually looking through the Amazon search results. There are just too many repeats every day. But I have included the links to those Amazon searches on the category headers, so you can always click the link to see the full list if you'd like. My process just extracts the "newly free" books from those search results, by keeping a record of books I've listed in the past.

The lists are designed for easy navigation through the books. Clicking on the blurb of any given book will bring the next book in the list up to the top of the screen. This makes it easy to quickly go through them one-by-one. Each category header has an index of the various categories available, and also shows the number of books available in each category. Clicking on the category header itself will bring up the full Amazon search listing of free books for that category.

If you're in Canada, Germany, or the UK, clicking on the "CA" or "DE" or "UK" link in the top right hand corner of the document will change all of the book links from USA to Canada or Germany or the UK. But they may not be free there as they are in the USA. Usually, but not always.

If an author classifies their book as belonging to multiple genres (e.g. fantasy, horror), it will only be listed in the first genre that I process. I process the sub-categories of a major category first, so that the book will be listed in the more specific category.

The rating and # of reviews will be highlighted green to flag ratings above 4.5 stars with more than 50 reviews.

Horizontal bars above the blurbs may be red. You can ignore that. They're just reminders to me that I have already purchased that book.


Free book searches on Amazon

Three ways to search for free (or Prime) books on Amazon:

Currently, there are about 90,000 free Kindle books, a thousand "Prime Reading" books, and over 1.6 million "Prime Eligible" books. With only a few exceptions, "Kindle Unlimited" means "Prime Eligible". "Prime Reading" offers unlimited loans per month, while "Prime Eligible" is just one loan per month.

From the initial search results, you can drill down into categories and use any of the left navigation bar filters.

Those same searches with a keyword:

Click on the "search" part of the "results for" line and you can change the search term to whatever you desire. Then you can continue as before and use the normal drill-down and/or filter choices.


Reddit Groups

There are two Reddit groups that regularly have free Kindle books listed:

Kindle Freebies
Free E-Books


eReaderIQ

The eReaderIQ web site is a price tracking service for Kindle books. It allows you to set up watch lists for books and authors, and then they will send you an email alert when a book reaches a certain price, or an author has a book with a price reduction.


BookBub

The BookBub web site will send you email alerts with handpicked recommendations on books, for your selected genres. Some are free, others just have price reductions.


Galaxy Magazine

Galaxy Science Fiction was an American digest-size science fiction magazine, published from 1950 to 1980, and they are now offered free online:

https://archive.org/details/galaxymagazine?sort=-date

​They can be downloaded as mobi files for the Kindle as well as being read online.​ Used to be one of my favorite SF magazines. I almost always had one with me when I was in high school.


Overdrive

If you're more interested in mainstream books, check to see what options you have from your local library. Many use the Overdrive or Libby sites to loan out Kindle books. If that's not available to you, or your local library has a limited collection, the "Free Library of Philadelphia" has an extensive Overdrive collection, and an out-of-state library card is only $50 per year. Less than half the price of KU.


Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg, founded in 1971, is an Internet archive of free public domain books, created via a volunteer effort that digitizes and archives such books. You can download the Kindle format of a book and then transfer the book to your Kindle directly using a USB cable or by emailing it to your Kindle via its Send-to-Kindle email address using your email client or something like the Amazon Send-To-Kindle tool or an eBook management tool like Calibre.


Notifications

Notifications of new listings will be made in various GoodReads discussion groups (e.g. Amazon Kindle), as well as on the Reddit FreeEBOOKS group. There is also an RSS Feed.

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