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Michael Walters
The Shadow Walker by Michael Walters

The Shadow Walker isn’t your average Murder Mystery full of spine tingling suspense and death. Instead it is a unique hybrid mixing Political Intrigue with Police Procedural Investigation into a rich compelling tale. Even if you aren’t a fan of Murder Mysteries, The Shadow Walker will be nothing short of intriguing as the plot unfolds in Mongolia a land full of mystery, culture, and a burgeoning industry. This expertly written novel will race you across the steppes of this rich and diverse country as the body count continues to climb.

Jackie Fullerton
Revenge Served Cold by Jackie Fullerton

Upon starting the book you are thrust right into the middle of the mystery as you experience the final moments of Elliott Spence‚Äôs life as he meets up with his old college friend Ross Craig and ultimately loses his life from a hit and run. The interesting part of this event is that you read it unfold from both perspectives allowing you to get a full glimpse of the emotions driving the characters. The mystery unfolds from there as …

John Meaney
Bone Song by John Meaney

Donal Riordan is a lieutenant in the police dept of Tristopolis. A moral man who believes in what he does and takes his job seriously never taking short cuts and double checking every detail. That is why he is chosen to protect the opera diva Maria da Livnova who will be performing in the city, for their has been a string of murders of artists throughout the world all with their corpses stolen and used for some unknown but despicable purpose.

A.D. Roland
Winterborn by A.D. Roland

Winterborn is one of those novels that upon reading the first couple of pages you begin to wonder to yourself “hmm, I hope this story isn’t going to be the same as all the other horror/thriller stories I’ve read in the last few years”. Don’t worry with every passing page A.D. Roland pulls in details and elements common in other stories in the genre and creates an a verifiable nightmare that is unique in and of itself. A story that is sure to leave you spell bound well past the last turn of the page.

Tamara Siler Jones
Ghosts in the Snow by Tamara Siler Jones

In the mood for a good murder mystery, perhaps one with a surprisingly high body count and of the dark fantasy persuasion? If so then look no further then Ghosts in the Snow by Tamara Siler Jones. Dubric Bryerly, castellan of Castle Fladorrah, heads this stunningly intense thriller that seamlessly combines forensics and dark magic in a medieval world rich in its own history.