Mysteries and Thrillers 🌵🌊
Would you rather be trapped surrounded by too much water (the sea) or not enough (the desert)?
August 4, 2023
Sea Mysteries & Thrillers
Sailing To Capri
Teaming up to investigate six possible suspects in the mysterious death of an English Yorkshire tycoon, Daisy Kean and private investigator Harry Montana interact with the suspects on a lavish Mediterranean cruise that culminates in a dramatic reading of the victim’s will.
Murder On The Marmora
Accepting a new assignment, one that includes keeping an eye on the Duke and Duchess of Fife, during a luxury cruise to Egypt, ship’s detectives George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield find their voyage interrupted by a murderer on board, in an atmospheric mystery set in 1908.
Responding to a rescue call in the Indian Ocean, a Captain discovers a mortally injured man and his traumatized wife who describes how their exotic trip to a tiny, remote island forced her to become a murderer.
You Belong To Me
Mary Higgins Clark
A beautiful and dedicated young psychoanalyst is terrified to discover that her beloved sister is determined to marry one of the doctor’s former patients, a man who conceals a dangerously jealous, obsessive nature, as well as a pattern of abuse, behind his charming and wealthy facade.
Plague Ship Of The Oregon Files
A new installment in a series featuring Captain Juan Cabrillo and his intelligence-gathering ship-for-hire finds the crew encountering an adrift cruise ship filled with hundreds of dead passengers that eventually leads to the discovery of a cult’s devastating plot for the human race.
Those We Drown
Landing an all-expenses-paid opportunity to study aboard the luxury cruise ship The Eos for a semester, Liv sets out to discover if The Eos is hiding a dark secret within its shadowy decks when people start disappearing and strange creatures haunt her dreams.
Assigned to investigate a mysterious serial killer who leaves his victims in churches with saint medallions on their necks, paranormal investigator Jackson Crow and New Orleans agent Jude McCoy team up with piano player Alexi on a haunted cruise ship when the ghost of a victim appears to them.
Taking a personal assistant position for an extravagant-and mysterious-engagement party on board a superyacht, former con artist Charlotte becomes trapped with someone who knows her past and is hell-bent on making her pay for it.
Miss Aldridge Regrets
In 1936 London, down-on-her-luck actress Lena Aldridge is offered the role of a lifetime in New York, and, sailing aboard the Queen Mary, is drawn into the fold of an obscenely wealthy family and their bizarre family dynamic where her greatest performance will be for her life.
Killers Of A Certain Age
Sent on an all-expense paid vacation to mark their retirement, four assassins discover they’ve been marked for death, forcing them to turn against their own organization and teach them what it really means to be a woman, and a killer, of a certain age.
On board an ocean liner bound for Australia on the eve of World War II, Lily Shepherd enjoys exotic stops while bonding with high-society passengers, a situation that is complicated by her growing love for a man far above her station and an untimely double murder.
Lying In The Deep
When her boyfriend leaves her for her best friend, Jade joins a semester long cruise program unaware that the two are also onboard, and when her ex-boyfriend is murdered and his new girlfriend goes missing, Jade must dig into her shipmates’ lives to find the murderer and clear her name.
The Woman In Cabin 10
Assigned to review an exclusive North Sea luxury cruise, travel journalist Lo Blacklock witnesses a woman being thrown overboard and is baffled when all passengers remain accounted for, a nightmare that unravels as Lo struggles to convince everyone that what she saw was real.
Desert Mysteries & Thrillers
Attending a retreat in the desert mountains of Sedona, Arizona, at the insistence of socialite wellness guru Marley Dewhurst, lifelong New Yorker Ronnie Khan soon discovers that all is not well in wellness town as Marley’s blind ambition turns into madness.
Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
Responding to the promise of a hefty donation from an eccentric billionaire with space travel ambitions, the Santa Fe Archaeological Institute excavates the site of the 1947 Roswell incident and immediately uncovers two unknown murder victims.
West Texas police chief Josie Gray tackles adversaries on both sides of the law when she is caught between a violent drug cartel and a tiny community of locals who are determined to take the law into their own hands.
Escaping prison along with 650 of the world’s most violent criminals, John Kradle uses this opportunity to prove his innocence in the murder of his wife and daughter, going up against a death row supervisor turned fugitive hunter who has personal reasons for hating him.
The Way Of The Bear
When two suspicious deaths occur in the Bears Ears area, Navajo Tribal Police officers Jim Chee and Bernadette Manuelito must use all their experience, skill, and intuition to find justice.
A Bad Day For Sunshine
Challenged to prove herself when her New Mexico community becomes the center of a nationwide manhunt, police chief Sunshine Vicram is seduced by an alluring FBI agent and a sultry U.S. Marshal who test her feelings for a childhood crush.
When the discovery of a coin worth a lot of money forces him to run for his life, Quinn Quicksilver meets his destined companions as he barrels towards a confrontation with an enemy who is as every bit as scary as the power within himself.
On the run from her past, Ph.D. candidate Patience Sinclair joins the Triple C Rodeo to finish her dissertation, and, while journeying through the American West, finds herself drawn to champion rider Dallas Kingman, until a series of strange accidents threatens both of their lives
After being approached by a shell-shocked Vietnam War veteran who claims to have gotten into a fight protecting a white woman from a black man, Easy embarks on an investigation that takes him from mountaintops to the desert, through South Central and into sex clubs and the homes of the fabulously wealthy, facing hippies, the mob, and old friends perhaps more dangerous than anyone else.
Private investigator Lena Jones investigates the area around a dangerous uranium mine outside the Grand Canyon after a public relations spokesperson for the operation is found murdered and her Pima Indian partner, Jimmy Sisiwan, is arrested for the crime.