Handpicked Kindle Books for Sep 18 2017 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – Mystery Monday

Here are our eBook picks for Monday, September 18. Today we’re featuring books in the mystery/thriller/suspense genres. Plus, for you Science Fiction & Fantasy fans, we’ve found a special selection of over 50 free books here. Enjoy!


Sacrifice by Carolyn Arnold







Genre(s): Mystery

When the son of business tycoon Marcus Randall washes up on the shore of the Bradshaw River, Detective Madison Knight must sacrifice everything–including her career–to find justice for the “perfect murder.”With Randall already on the radar of the Secret Service for fraud and counterfeiting, the investigation sheds new light and they require the full cooperation of the Stiles PD. But with power and money to back him, Marcus has a reach that extends right inside the police department.If Madison’s going to find out the truth, she’ll have to sort through the lies and balance diplomacy with… (more)


Death by Nostalgia: A Felix Green Mystery by Andrew Stanek







Genre(s): Mystery

When a young woman is shot dead in the ruins of the demolished building she used to call home, it’s up to kleptomaniac detective Felix Green and his straight-laced associate, Sam Alders, to solve the case before the department runs out of patience with both of them. The investigation will take them deep into the victim’s past, full of old grudges, lost loves, and missing gold as they unravel the most unusual case of Death by Nostalgia… (more)


Ethan Justice: Origins by Simon Jenner







Genre(s): Thriller

In the morning, he’s struggling to remember. By the evening, he’s struggling to survive. John Smith’s risk avoidance policy just expired!Waking up beside the gorgeous Savannah Jones, John is shocked to learn she was for hire, and he can’t pay the price – a thousand pounds or broken legs. In desperation, he turns to best friend, Mark, for the money. Only one problem – Mark has a dagger in his back.John and Savannah are plunged into a dangerous world where wits and adrenaline are their only weapons and trust in each other their only certainty. As the body count mounts… (more)


Greenmantle by John Buchan







Genre(s): Thriller, Historical

The sequel to The Thirty Nine Steps! Greenmantle is the second of five novels by John Buchan featuring the character of Richard Hannay. Hannay is called in to investigate rumors of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to meet his friend Sandy in Constantinople. Once there, he and his friends must thwart the Germans’ plans to use religion to help them win the war, climaxing at the battle of Erzurum.Greenmantle was a big success on initial publication in 1916. Alfred Hitchcock, who directed the first and most famous film adaptation of… (more)


Wicked Is the Whiskey: A Sean McClanahan Mystery by T.J. Purcell







Genre(s): Mystery

When the world-famous John Preston jumps to his death from the Maryville Bridge in Pittsburgh, PA everyone at McClanahan’s Irish Pub is speculating about his death. Private Eye Sean McClanahan is as curious as anyone — particularly when he is visited at the family pub by two unusual ladies who want him to investigate Preston’s death. Of course, that’s long before he knows what Preston’s demise will put him through. This is the first Sean McClanahan mystery by nationally syndicated humor columnist Tom Purcell, author of “Misadventures of a 1970s Childhood.” Filled with colorful characters common to the hills and… (more)


The Senator: A Blake Jordan Thriller by Ken Fite







Genre(s): Thriller

On the evening that Senator James Keller is set to receive his party’s nomination for President of the United States, a kidnapper initiates a brilliant plan to stream the senator’s execution for the world to see. Ex-Navy SEAL and federal agent Blake Jordan sets out to rescue his friend and mentor along with his partner, Agent Jami Davis. Against all odds, Jordan must untangle the web of confusion to find the senator before it’s too late.In this action-packed debut novel, Ken Fite has written a roller-coaster of a thriller sure to keep you turning the pages… (more)


The Closing: A Whippoorwill Hollow novel by Ken Oder







Genre(s): Historical, Thriller

When two men meet in the Virginia state penitentiary in a maximum security visitation room on May 5, 1968, they have only one thing in common: they both want their lives back.On one side of a glass divider sits Kenneth Deatherage, who was sentenced to death for the brutal rape and murder of a young woman. The jury agreed with the prosecutor’s closing argument: that all evidence points to Deatherage as the killer. But Deatherage says the evidence was fabricated. He claims that the judge and his own lawyer rigged the trial against him.On the other side of… (more)


The Conviction: A David Sloane Novel by Robert Dugoni







Genre(s): Mystery

In this exhilarating legal thriller from Robert Dugoni, the #1 Kindle bestselling author of MY SISTER’S GRAVE, attorney David Sloane must take the law into his own hands to save his son from a corrupt juvenile detention center.As David Sloane continues to piece his life back together in the wake of his wife’s vicious murder, he also struggles to handle his difficult teenage son, Jake. Reeling from the loss of his mother, Jake’s bad behavior escalates and his relationship with Sloane is pushed to the brink. When Sloane’s old friend, Detective Tom Molia, recruits Sloane and Jake to join… (more)


Brothers and Bones by James Hankins







Genre(s): Thriller

Charlie Beckham is a rising star among federal prosecutors until, on the morning of the most important court day of his career, a deranged homeless man turns Charlie’s life upside down with a single word. He calls Charlie by a secret nickname known by only one other person in the world–Charlie’s brother Jake, who went missing thirteen years ago. Could the homeless man have information about Jake’s whereabouts after all these years? Is it possible that the long-haired, bearded vagrant actually is Jake? Charlie has a hundred questions but the homeless man disappears before Charlie can ask a… (more)


The Mazovia Legacy: A Frank Delaney Thriller 1 by Michael E. Rose







Genre(s): Thriller

The snow in a Montreal winter covers a multitude of sins… In the icy depths of a Quebec winter, a harmless old Polish man dies in mysterious circumstances. His suspicious niece draws in Montreal investigative journalist, Frank Delaney, to help her find the truth behind the death, a story the authorities seem to want covered up. The search for answers sweeps them into a dangerous web involving Canadian, Polish and Vatican agents who will use any means, even murder, to stop them. The catalyst for this international intrigue is the true story of Polish national art treasures secretly shipped to… (more)


The Belial Ring by R.D. Brady







Genre(s): Thriller

Delaney McPhearson has been through the fire more than once. This time it’s not her choice to join the fight, it’s her destiny. And that destiny will either be the hope of the world or its doom.In the last two years, Professor Delaney McPhearson has uncovered two Atlantis sites. Each time, she’s lost people. Now, all she wants to do is enjoy the peace with her love, Jake Rogan and those she cares about.But fate has a different idea.Plans are in motion for Laney, Jake, and Henry Chandler that stretch back thousands of years and across the… (more)


The Tesla Secret by Alex Lukeman







Genre(s): Thriller

Lost plans for a terrifying weapon designed by Nikola Tesla fall into the hands of a centuries-old conspiracy bent on world domination. Powerful men will stop at nothing to use the weapon to achieve their goal, even at the risk of nuclear war.Director Elizabeth Harker runs the Project, the secret hand of the US President. Nick Carter heads up the Project team in the field. Selena Connor is his teammate and lover. Together they pursue a twisted trail of clues that tests their relationship to the breaking point.From the cobbled streets of Prague to the jungles of… (more)