Maverick: Satan’s Fury MC by L Wilder and Marci Ponce

New York Times and USA Today Best Seller, L Wilder:
“A good liar knows that the most efficient lie is always a truth that has had a key piece removed from it.”
Carlos Riuzzafon

Maverick is a man scarred by a past full of deceit. He was forced to make a choice… a choice that now keeps him held in the darkness — a prisoner of his own doubt and regret. The Satan’s Fury MC is the only thing he lives for. Being their new Sergeant of Arms gives him the distraction he desperately needs to endure. He knows that he will never forget, but with the help of his brothers, he’ll try to move forward.

Henley’s life was just as she’d always planned. All of her hard work and studying had finally paid off with a full-ride to college. Everything seemed to be right on track… until the night she witnesses a crime that puts her in danger. She suddenly finds herself needing the protection of Satan’s Fury and an enigmatic biker named Maverick.

Henley is immediately drawn to Maverick. The pain and anger in his eyes hides something. Despite the walls he keeps throwing up, she knows there is more to him than just the brooding biker who makes her body crave his touch. She will stop at nothing until she makes all of those walls come crashing down.

When the lies of Maverick’s past unfold, will Henley be the light that pulls him from the darkness?

Warning: This book is intended for readers 18 years or older due to bad language, violence, and explicit sex scenes. Maverick is a standalone romance, but you may be interested in reading Summer Storm, the first book in this series.

Author: L Wilder and Marci Ponce

Rating: Rating: 4.50 / 5
324 reviews

Marked (Soul Guardians Book 1) by Kim Richardson

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This is a really clever idea for a book, with a whimsical enchanting world and creative fun of Harry Potter.
–Teen Book Reviews

Sixteen-year-old Kara Nightingale is unpopular, awkward and positively ordinarythat is until one day she is struck by a bus and dies…

Within moments her life changes from ordinary to extraordinary as she wakes up in a mysterious world with a new careeras a rookie for the Guardian Angel Legion. Kara is pulled into the supernatural where monkeys drive the elevators, oracles scurry above giant crystal balls and where demons feed on the souls of mortals. When an Elemental child is kidnapped, Kara is sent on a danger-filled quest and plunges into a situation more dangerous and deadly than anything she could ever imagine.

From the best-selling author comes this captivating, funny debut novel and winner of the Readers Favorite Award.

Author: Kim Richardson

Rating: Rating: 4.10 / 5
534 reviews

Trick Question: A Hard-Boiled New Orleans Legal Thriller (Tubby Dubonnet #3) (The Tubby Dubonnet Series) by Tony Dunbar

Trick Question is the THIRD mouth-watering mystery in Edgar- and Anthony-nominated author Tony Dunbar’s beloved TUBBY DUBONNET series.

“A real work of mystery art.” -New Orleans Times-Picayune

“(Tubby Dubonnet) makes a charming guide to a side of New Orleans few see.” -Booklist

DUNBAR’S INVENTED A NEW GENRE: CALL IT CREOLE-FOODIE-NOIR.

For the discerning reader who enjoys a knowing chuckle, a sazerac, a bit of pompano en papillote, and a running travelogue of New Orleans along with his murders…

Medical lab janitor Cletus Busters is caught red-handed in a restricted area with the frozen head of Dr. Whitney Valentine, one of the lab’s most prestigious researchers. Busters won’t say much, except that he’s innocent. But given his conspicuous record and past as a voodoo guru, all signs point to life in prison.

Calling Tubby Dubonnet!

With the trial less than a week away, Busters’ lawyer has made exactly two motions – heading to the bar for several rounds of Wild Turkey and begging Tubby for help. Meanwhile, Tubby’s taken on a new client – a female boxer with an abusive boyfriend – and also has to referee the romantic entanglements of his ex-wife and three teenage daughters.

But as Buster’s trial proceeds, and the jury savors the startling evidence (alongside Dunbar’s succulent descriptions of Crescent City cuisine), the danger mounts. Revealing the murderer could prove to be Tubby’s biggest triumph – or his last case ever.

Warning: Do not attempt to read this book without a handy snack – preferably a Hubig’s pie or a pack of Zapp’s potato chips. Both would be better.

“Dunbar’s understated, syncopated delivery makes you wonder if there are enough honest men in New Orleans for a rubber of bridge” -Kirkus

“Dunbar weaves together the many strands of his highly entertaining tale with much skill and wit.” -Publisher’s Weekly

Author: Tony Dunbar

Rating: Rating: 4.20 / 5
663 reviews

Bed-Bugged (Doodlebugged Mysteries Book 1) by Susan J. Kroupa

Ask Doodle why he flunked out of service-dog school and he’ll tell you: smart and obedient don’t always go hand in hand.

Now he has a job sniffing out bed bugs for a new boss, Josh Hunter, owner of Hunter Bed Bug Detection.

The best part of the job? Molly, the boss’s ten-year old daughter, who slips Doodle extra treats when she’s not busy snapping photos with the camera she carries everywhere. But Molly has secrets of her own. And when she enlists Doodle’s help to solve a crime, his nose and her camera lead them straight into danger.

A charming mystery for dog lovers of all ages.

Author: Susan J. Kroupa

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
232 reviews

When Did You See Her Last? FREE PREVIEW (The First 3 Chapters) (All the Wrong Questions) by Lemony Snicket and Seth,

Before the Baudelaires became orphans, before he encountered A Series of Unfortunate Events, even before the invention of Netflix, Lemony Snicket was a boy discovering the mysteries of the world. I should have asked the question “How could someone who was missing be in two places at once?” Instead, I asked the wrong question — four wrong questions, more or less. This is the account of the second.In the fading town of Stain’d-by-the-Sea, young apprentice Lemony Snicket has a new case to solve when he and his chaperone are hired to find a missing girl. Is the girl a runaway? Or was she kidnapped? Was she seen last at the grocery store? Or could she have stopped at the diner? Is it really any of your business? These are All The Wrong Questions.

Author: Lemony Snicket and Seth,

Rating: Rating: 4.60 / 5
99 reviews

Double Crossed: A Spies and Thieves Story (Gallagher Girls) by Ally Carter

Macey McHenry—Glamorous society girl or spy-in-training? W.W. Hale V—Heir to an American dynasty or master thief? There are two sides to every coin. Whether these two can work together is a tossup. Born into privilege, Macey and Hale are experts at mingling with the upper class. But even if they’ve never raised an eyebrow at the glitz, neither teenager has ever felt at home with the glamour. When Macey and Hale meet at a society gala, the party takes a dangerous turn. Suddenly they’re at the center of a hostage situation, and it’s up to them to stop the thugs from becoming hostile. Will Macey’s spy skills and Hale’s con-man ways be enough to outsmart a ruthless gang? Or will they have to seek out the ultimate inside girl to help? The worlds of Heist Society and the Gallagher Girls collide in Ally Carter’s fast-paced, high-stakes and tantalizing new novella. Get a behind the scenes glimpse as Ally delivers an irresistible thriller that is full of her signature style and savvy twists.

Author: Ally Carter

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
404 reviews

Ruthless (Mob Boss Book 1) by Michelle St. James

“From page one you’re sucked into this corrupt, thrilling world. A masterful romance of deep dark suspense, complicated emotions, and exciting action.” – New York Times bestseller, M.J. Rose

Two years out of college, Angelica Bondesan spends her time working as a barista, keeping in touch with her prodigal brother, and trying to figure out how to bridge the gap with her father, a wealthy real estate developer.

But all of that changes the night she’s kidnapped. Thrown into a windowless room, Angelica is positive there’s been some kind of mistake — until she meets Nico Vitale.

Gorgeous and frightening, Nico became the boss of New York City’s Vitale crime family after the execution style murder of his parents two years earlier. Since then he’s turned the old-school mob into a sleek, modern army of ruthless men who understand that physical violence — while always an option — isn’t the only way to get what you want.

Now Angel is forced to face the truth;

Her father is not the man she believed him to be.

Nico Vitale is dangerous, possibly lethal.

She is falling in love with Nico Vitale.

Author: Michelle St. James

Rating: Rating: 4.20 / 5
371 reviews

The Math Inspectors 1: The Case Of The Claymore Diamond (a funny mystery for kids ages 9-12) by Daniel Kenney and Emily Boever

– For parents looking for mystery books for kids 9-12, The Math Inspectors is a great new series!

– I struggle to find books for 9 year old boys that hold the interest of my son. He read The Math Inspectors in one sitting and is excited for the next one in the series to come out.

– My daughter and I stumbled upon this book and we’re hoping this is one of many new detective books for kids 9-12

– Loved the funny dialogue between the friends but loved how Math is shown in such a positive light with Gertie and Charlotte, the two girl characters. My daughter is super excited to read more of these Math inspectors mystery books for kids.

BOOK DESCRIPTION:

When the Claymore Diamond is stolen from Ravensburg’s finest jewelry store, Stanley Carusoe gets the bright idea that he and his friends should start a detective agency.

Armed with curiosity and their love for math, Stanley, Charlotte, Gertie and Felix race around town in an attempt to solve the mystery. Along the way, they butt heads with an ambitious police chief, uncover dark secrets, and drink lots of milkshakes at Mabel’s Diner. But when their backs are against the wall, Stanley and his friends rely on the one thing they know best: numbers. Because numbers, they never lie.

Join Stanley and his friends in this smart and funny first mystery in The Math Inspector series, perfect for kids ages 9-12.

Author: Daniel Kenney and Emily Boever

Rating: Rating: 4.60 / 5
112 reviews

Maisy and The Missing Mice (The Maisy Files Book 1) by Elizabeth Woodrum

Dive into Maisy’s world of mystery and lollipops!Maisy Sawyer is not your average fourth grade student. She is a detective with a special skill for solving mysteries. She loves black and white mystery movies, cherry lollipops, and her dog, Reesie. When a thief known as The Black Boot steals the school’s mascots and her lollipops, Maisy sets out to solve the case. Can she help return the mice to their home in the science lab? Will she ever see her beloved lollipops again? Find out in the first book in The Maisy Files series.

Author: Elizabeth Woodrum

Rating: Rating: 4.60 / 5
58 reviews

If Angels Fall by Rick Mofina

This book was a finalist for the 2001 Arthur Ellis Award for BEST FIRST NOVEL presented by the Crime Writers of Canada.

Tom Reed is a crime reporter with The San Francisco Star, whose superb journalistic skills earned him a Pulitzer nomination. But years later Reed’s life is coming apart. His editor wants him fired. His wife has left him to wrestle with his demons. Alone, Reed is tormented by the fear he may have caused the suicide of an innocent man suspected of murdering a two-year-old girl.

Reed’s friend on the case is legendary San Francisco Homicide Inspector, Walt Sydowski, who has one of California’s highest clearance rates. He is also a lonely widower haunted by the fact he cannot solve the girl’s heartbreaking death.

Both men grapple with the past while they race the clock to learn the truth behind a several new abductions that have anguished the Bay Area, in this acclaimed thriller set in the late 1990s.

IF ANGELS FALL, is the first book of the five-book Tom Reed – Walt Sydowski series. It is followed by COLD FEAR, BLOOD OF OTHERS, NO WAY BACK and BE MINE.

About the author:

Rick Mofina is a former crime reporter and the award-winning author of several acclaimed thrillers.

The International Thriller Writers, The Private Eye Writers of America and The Crime Writers of Canada have listed Rick Mofina’s books as being among the best in the world. His titles have been published in some 20 countries and have been praised by James Patterson, Dean Koontz, Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Tess Gerritsen, Jeffery Deaver, Sandra Brown, James Rollins, Brad Thor, Nick Stone, David Morrell, Allison Brennan, Heather Graham, Linwood Barclay, Peter Robinson, Håkan Nesser and Kay Hooper.

Author: Rick Mofina

Rating: Rating: 4.50 / 5
839 reviews