Friday, September 26, 2014

Mystery Picks of the Day – September 26, 2014

Today the HBS Mystery Reader’s Circle features our Mystery Novels Picks of the Day. These are some of the BEST DEALS from outstanding Mystery Authors for the Kindle at Amazon.

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Entangled Dreams

Southern Suspense Series

Author: Carmen DeSousa

Price: FREE

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When Alexandra was eight years old, she thought she was a princess in a fairytale, but she didn't know she was one tragedy away from reality.

Now twenty-two, disaster strikes again and she's determined to change her life. Unfortunately, one night of indiscretion propels Alexandra into a situation that will force her to make choices that will eventually endanger her life.

It'll all come down to two men, one decision, and a final encounter that will change their lives forever.

Author Genre: Mystery & Thrillers, Romance, Paranormal

Website: Carmen DeSousa - ROMANCE. MYSTERY. SUSPENSE
Author's Blog: Romance.Mystery.Suspense. - Carmen DeSousa
Twitter: @Author_Carmen
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Author Description:
A romantic-suspense writer, Carmen’s stories overflow with romance, mystery, suspense, paranormal sometimes, and of course, tragedy. After all, what would a great story be without a tragic event setting the stage? All of her novels are sensual, but not erotic, gripping but not graphic and will make you cry, laugh, love, and hope.

Web of Lies

Hidden Faces Series

Author: Brandilyn Collins

Price: $ 0.99

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She was washing dishes when her world began to blur. Chelsea Adams hitched in a breath, her skin pebbling. She knew the dreaded sign all too well. God was pushing a vision into her consciousness. Black dots crowded her sight. She dropped a plate, heard it crack against the porcelain sink. Her fingers fumbled for the faucet. The hiss of water ceased.

God, I don't want this. Please!

After witnessing a shooting at a convenience store, forensic artist Annie Kingston must draw a composite of the suspect. But before she can begin, she hears that Chelsea Adams wants to meet with her--now. Chelsea Adams--the woman who made national headlines with her visions of murder. And this vision is by far the most chilling.

Chelsea and Annie soon find themselves snared in a terrifying battle against time, greed, and a deadly opponent. If they tell the police, will their story be believed? With the web of lies thickening, and lives ultimately at stake, who will know enough to stop the evil?

Author Genre: Suspense, Christian, Contemporary

Website: Brandilyn Collins
Author's Blog: Brandilyn Collins
Twitter: @Brandilyn
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Author Description:
Brandilyn Collins is an award-winning and best-selling novelist known for her trademarked Seatbelt Suspense®--fast-paced, character-driven suspense with myriad twists and an interwoven thread of faith. She also writes insightful contemporary novels with rich characters. She is often blamed for keeping her readers up at night, as they "just have to see what happens next."

In nonfiction, Brandilyn is known for her distinctive book on fiction-writing techniques, Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets a Novelist Can Learn From Actors (John Wiley & Sons). Writers Digest Magazine named Getting Into Character one of the top books on writing of 2002.

Flight of the Tarantula Hawk

A Lance Underphal Mystery

Author: Michael Allan Scott

Price: $ 0.99

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Flight of the Tarantula Hawk is a noir murder mystery - cutting edge, no holds barred thriller with a paranormal twist. Balancing character-driven/plot-driven action and suspense elements, the style leans toward the visual. Like a good movie, readers experience all the emotions, all the sensations - immersed in the moment and thoroughly entertained.

New and different, the second book in the Lance Underphal Mystery series will keep you guessing . . .

TAILSPIN INTO MURDER - Recovering from a psychotic break, Realtor Carla Simon has her first showing in nearly eighteen months. When Carla's buyer pins her against the wall, it turns out to be the last house she'll ever show.

Lance Underphal attempts to bury his psychic curse alongside his troubled past. But when cryptic nightmares begin to plague him, Lance knows his struggles with the supernatural are far from over.

Homicide Detective Frank Salmon drags the reluctant psychic into the investigation. Underphal clues him in--this psycho is just getting started.

Salmon's manhunt ratchets up as Underphal's predictions come to pass. A wild ride full of twists and turns, from a Goth-fest gone wrong to a shiny new morgue, they grapple with demons real and imagined.

As his dead wife Sonja whispers words of warning, Lance comes face to face with the murderer fresh from a kill. It's only then he discovers it's the murderer who's stalking him. Lance wrestles with grim choices: Give up the chase and abandon his friends, or immerse himself in the killer's dark past and risk annihilation. Lance's only shot at redemption--face the horror and reveal its source.

This murder mystery is not for everyone. Take a Look Inside before you buy.

Author Genre: Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Website: Michael Allan Scott
Author's Blog: Michael Allan Scott
Twitter: @MAllanScott
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Author Description:
A contemporary mystery author, born and raised at the edge of the high desert in Kingman, Arizona, Michael Allan Scott resides in Scottsdale with his wife, Cynthia and their hundred-pound Doberman, Otto. In addition to writing mysteries and speculative fiction, his interests include music, photography, art, scuba diving and auto racing.

The Memorist

The Reincarnationist

Author: M.J. Rose

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As a child, Meer Logan was haunted by bizarre memories and faint strains of elusive music. Now a strange letter beckons her to Vienna, promising to unlock the mysteries of her past. With each step, she comes closer to remembering connections between a clandestine reincarnationist society, Beethoven's lost flute and journalist David Yalom.

David knows loss firsthand--terrorism took his entire family. Now, beneath a concert hall in Vienna, he plots a violent wake-up call to illustrate the world's need for true security.

Join international bestselling author M. J. Rose in her unforgettable novel about a woman paralyzed by the past, a man robbed of his future and a secret centuries old.

Author Genre: Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers

Website: M.J. Rose
Author's Blog: M.J. Rose
Twitter: @MJRose
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Author Description:
M.J. Rose ( is the international best selling author of thirteen novels and three non-fiction books on marketing. Her most recent novel SEDUCTION (Atria/S&S May 7 2013) is an May Indie Next Pick and had gotten a Library Journal starred review and an RT Top Pick.

THE BOOK OF LOST FRAGRANCES (Atria/S&S March 2012) was chosen as one the ten best in several categories including mystery and fantasy by PW and Amazon and was chosen to be on the March Indie Next List as well as a summer main selection by the Pulpwood Queens Book club.

Her fiction and non-fiction has appeared in many magazines and reviews including Oprah Magazine. She has been featured in the New York Times, Newsweek, Time, USA Today and on the Today Show, and NPR radio.

Rose graduated from Syracuse University, spent the '80s in advertising, has a commercial in the Museum of Modern Art in NYC and since 2005 has run the first marketing company for authors -

The television series PAST LIFE, was based on Rose's novels in the Reincarnationist series. She is one of the founding board members of International Thriller Writers and runs the blog- Buzz, Balls & Hype.

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Stilettos & Scoundrels

The Presley Thurman Mysteries

Author: Laina Turner

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Gently touching the handle of the front door was all it took to make it swing wide open. It was late, after midnight, and everyone in the house except Tom was asleep. As usual, Tom was in his study working late. Walking carefully and quietly through the foyer, the adrenaline began to kick in. The intruder confidently walked into Tom’s study. Tom was concentrating so hard on the papers in front of him that he was unaware of anything else. Raising his hand, the intruder hit a stack of books sitting on a side table, sending them crashing to the floor. Tom spun around with a look of shock on his face as he recognized the person swinging a sharp object toward him. Tom raised his hands to protect himself but he wasn’t quick enough. The spikey end of the stiletto heel punctured his neck instantly, sending a spray of blood over the papers on his desk. He tried to cry out, but all that sounded was a gurgling noise as his lungs filled with blood.

The intruder set the shoe down next to Tom and backed out of the room softly, closing the door to the study and hoped no one would come looking for Tom until morning.

Author Genre: Romance, Mystery, Suspense

Website: Laina Turner
Author's Blog: Laina Turner
Twitter: @lturnermolaski
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Author Description:
Laina Turner-Molaski is a business woman, mom, author, Professor, and a major supporter of shopping. She has an undying love for shoes and coffee, which is why she created her main character and alter-ego Presley Thurman.

With a lot of letters after her name and a ton of student loan debt, she is always working to pay the bills. While she enjoys her day job, her passion is writing, and she uses a lot of company time writing her fiction or working on her social website for women,
She is hoping to sell her book before she gets fired from her day job for goofing off.

Laina is currently living in Indiana, with her family, and is always writing something, whether it's blogs, articles, business journals and books or ideas for her next novel. She is continuously doing what she loves which is writing or drinking coffee.
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