Friday, October 07, 2011

New Carina eBook Mysteries for October 2011

Carina Press: Mystery and Suspense Titles

Each month, Omnimystery News is pleased to present new mystery and suspense titles from Carina Press, an ebook only publisher. Links are provided to purchase the ebook from, where available,, Barnes&Noble, Kobo Books, or the Apple iBookstore; click on the banner to the right to be taken to the website to browse for other titles.

New ebooks of mystery and suspense for October 2011 from Carina Press include:

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Unfinished Business by W. Soliman (Kindle edition)Barnes & Noble (NookBook editions)Apple iBookstore

Unfinished Business by W. Soliman
The Hunter Files (1st in series)

Charlie Hunter retired from the force at 40 to relax, work on his boat and go fishing with his son on weekends, not become an amateur sleuth. But he can't say no to Kara Webb when she seeks his help in tracking down her sister, missing for 15 years.

The disappearance of teenaged Jasmine Webb was one of the first cases Charlie worked on after being made a detective. He's never forgotten it or his suspicions, even after the girl's parents told police they'd heard from her and the file on Jasmine was closed.

When Charlie's son is threatened, finding Jasmine becomes even more important—it's no longer just about closure, it's about protecting his family. Which makes the constant dead ends all the more frustrating. Until Charlie realizes that the question they should be asking isn't where Jasmine is, but who Jasmine has become …

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Hot Trick by Patricia Rosemoor (Kindle edition)Barnes & Noble (NookBook editions)Apple iBookstore

Hot Trick by Patricia Rosemoor
A Shelley Caldwell Mystery (2nd in series)

Shelley Caldwell's career as a Chicago homicide detective is complicated by her city's supernatural underground, her abilities as a sensitive and her half-vampire lover, Jake DeAtley.

Meeting a crazy banshee with visions of someone drowning in a trunk is the latest strange incident. Shelley ignores the warning — until famous illusionist Sebastian Cole reveals his new trick: escaping from a locked trunk submerged in the Chicago River. Sebastian gets out alive, but a woman across town isn't so lucky. Then another person is found killed in circumstances eerily similar to one of Sebastian's acts.

Shelley is certain there's a link between the magician and the murders. Even more unsettling is the way Sebastian invades her mind and stirs her senses. Not to mention Jake's negative reaction to the man. Can Shelley fight off Sebastian's supernatural influence to determine if he's the killer … or another victim?

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Behind the Scenes by Natalie J. Damschroder (Kindle edition)Barnes & Noble (NookBook editions)Apple iBookstore

Behind the Scenes by Natalie J. Damschroder

Kennedy Smyth's firm provides security for companies and charities in seriously dangerous countries. She doesn't usually take on "frivolous" jobs, but when an old friend asks her to protect his son's movie shoot, she finds it hard to refuse. Also hard to resist is the film's charismatic star, Rogan St. James. The handsome actor piques her interest, while the strange actions of the terrorist threatening the set raise her suspicions.

Even though he's a successful actor, Rogan wants more — a real woman to love, the type he doesn't think exists … until he meets Kennedy. She intrigues him with her confidence and passion for her work, and frustrates him with her refusal to let him get close.

But Kennedy finds herself in a vulnerable position when she discovers that the terrorist isn't actually out to derail the film. She's the real target — and if he finds out how much Rogan means to her, he could be next …

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Carina Press, a division of Harlequin, is a digital-first publisher offering ebooks in a variety of genres, including mystery. eBooks from Carina can be read on the Apple iPad, Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader, B&N Nook, Kobo eReader BlackBerry and mobile phones.

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