Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The Subtle Art of Brutality, A Richard Dean Buckner Mystery by Ryan Sayles, New This Week from Down and Out Books

Down & Out Books is noir … is the private eye … is hard-boiled.

We've selected one of their recently published mystery, suspense, thriller or crime titles to feature here today …

The Subtle Art of Brutality by Ryan Sayles

The Subtle Art of Brutality by Ryan Sayles

A Richard Dean Buckner Mystery (1st in series)

Publisher: Down & Out Books

Price: $1.99 (as of 07/01/2015 at 6:30 PM ET).

The Subtle Art of Brutality by Ryan Sayles, Amazon Kindle format

The girl has gone missing. Again. But this time people are trying to kill her. Trying to burn down everything she has touched or left behind. The girl's surrogate father feels responsible and to assuage his guilt, he hires Richard Dean Buckner, former Saint Ansgar homicide detective turned private eye to ferret her out.

Buckner was doing fine as a bare-knuckles detective for the PD until he was rendered "unserviceable" by a hit attempt. Early retirement doesn't sit well with that type of man, half predator and half savior.

He takes the case, and from two ex-boyfriends who ruined their lives for the girl, her rapist dad, drug dealers she burned for thousands, an uncomfortable meeting at the local Incest Survivors group to whoever is setting fire to her life, Buckner is going to need all his guts, instinct and .44 Magnum to finish the job.

Because in Saint Ansgar, what doesn't kill you only makes you wish it did.

The Subtle Art of Brutality by Ryan Sayles

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Chicken Caccia-Killer, A Jordan McAllister, Clueless Cook Mystery by Liz Lipperman, Now Available at a Special Price

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Today, we're pleased to present the following title, now available at a special price courtesy of the publisher, The Story Vault …

Chicken Caccia-Killer by Liz Lipperman

Chicken Caccia-Killer by Liz Lipperman

A Jordan McAllister, Clueless Cook Mystery (4th in series)

Publisher: The Story Vault

Price: $2.99 (as of 07/01/2015 at 6:00 PM ET).

Chicken Caccia-Killer by Liz Lipperman, Amazon Kindle format

Forced to fight to keep her job as the culinary reporter at the Ranchero Globe, Jordan must cover the International Italian Festival coming to town. But along with the festivities and great Italian food, she has to deal with meeting her boyfriend Alex's mother and sister for the first time.

When an arrogant Italian playboy falls to his death from a suite at a swanky hotel during a pre-festivities party and Alex's sister Kate is charged with his murder, Jordan springs into action to find clues that could prove her innocence. But the real killer doesn't appreciate that she getting too close. Can Jordan and her motley crew of friends thwart his efforts and catch the killer before he succeeds?

Chicken Caccia-Killer by Liz Lipperman

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Cornish Killing, A Murder Mystery by Chrissie Loveday, New This Week from Endeavour Press

Endeavour Press is the UK's leading independent digital publisher, promoting and selling ebook editions of works by new authors as well as bringing out ebook editions of out of print books.

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Cornish Killing by Chrissie Loveday

Cornish Killing by Chrissie Loveday

A Murder Mystery

Publisher: Endeavour Press

Price: $3.99 (as of 07/01/2015 at 5:30 PM ET).

Cornish Killing by Chrissie Loveday, Amazon Kindle format

After being badgered by her friend Charlie, Emma Peterson gives in and joins her friend for a week in a Cornwall cottage. However, when Emma arrives, there's no sign of Charlie. The cottage is desolate and barren. Charlie was supposed to have been here for a week, cleaning and sorting things out. What had happened?

After speaking with the police, they regretfully inform Emma that Charlie's car and body were found flaming on a country road. Emma is devastated, but can't quite believe what she was hearing. She is convinced it wasn't Charlie in the car.

As Emma investigates, she meets quirky villagers, makes new friends, and finds herself in the middle of a terrifying conspiracy. Will Emma find the truth behind the Cornish killing?

Cornish Killing by Chrissie Loveday

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Fear Nothing, A D. D. Warren Mystery by Lisa Gardner, Now Available at a Special Price

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Fear Nothing by Lisa Gardner

Fear Nothing by Lisa Gardner

A D. D. Warren Mystery (5th in series)

Publisher: Signet

Price: $2.99 (as of 07/01/2015 at 5:00 PM ET).

Fear Nothing by Lisa Gardner, Amazon Kindle format

They were daughters of a monster — a father who slaughtered eight prostitutes before dying himself. Dr. Adeline Glen left the nightmare behind, and now she specializes in pain management. Her sister, Shana Day, followed in her father's violent footsteps, first killing at age fourteen and being incarcerated for more than twenty-five years.

After a brutal attack, Boston Detective D. D. Warren needs Adeline's professional help to recover physically. But when a new psychopath known as the Rose Killer begins a reign of terror, D.D. must also consult the insane Shana — who claims she can help catch the madman.

D.D. may not yet be back on the job, but she is back on the hunt. Because the Rose Killer isn't just targeting lone women; he is targeting D.D. And D.D. knows there is only one way to take him down.

Fear Nothing by Lisa Gardner

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New This Week: Minutes To Kill, The Scarlett Falls Series by Melinda Leigh

Omnimystery News is pleased to present a mystery, suspense, or thriller ebook that we recently found by sleuthing (as it were) through new or recently reissued titles from independent publishers during July 2015 and priced $4.99 or less …

Minutes To Kill by Melinda Leigh

Minutes To Kill by Melinda Leigh

The Scarlett Falls Series (3rd in series)

Publisher: Montlake Romance

Price: $4.99 (as of 07/01/2015 at 4:30 PM ET).

Minutes To Kill by Melinda Leigh, Amazon Kindle format

After corporate attorney Hannah Barrett tries — and fails — to stop a kidnapping in Vegas, she can't shake the haunting image of the terrified young girl she couldn't save. She tells herself that a visit to her hometown in Scarlet Falls could be a welcome distraction. But soon, Hannah realizes the kidnappers have all the info they need to track her every move. And when chilling e-mails about the victim appear in her inbox, it's frighteningly clear what happened in Vegas has followed her home.

Eight months after a terrible family tragedy, Hannah turns to Detective Brody McNamara once again. Brody is eager to help, though he's embroiled in the investigation of a brutal murder. But the closer they work together, the stronger their feelings grow … and the more they stand to lose when two seemingly unrelated, but equally deadly, cases collide.

Minutes To Kill by Melinda Leigh

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Enter Evil, A Claire Morgan Mystery by Linda Ladd, Now Available at a Special Price

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Enter Evil by Linda Ladd

Enter Evil by Linda Ladd

A Claire Morgan Mystery (4th in series)

Publisher: Pinnacle

Price: $2.99 (as of 07/01/2015 at 4:00 PM ET).

Enter Evil by Linda Ladd, Amazon Kindle format

His doctors are the best in the world, his father one of the most powerful men in the state. But they couldn't stop Mikey from succumbing to his darkest demons — the ones inside his head. The ones who told him it was time to end it all.

It should have been an open-and-shut case, especially since detective Claire Morgan's lover, Dr, Nicholas Black, recognized Mikey as a former troubled patient. Then Claire finds another body in Mikey's home. Curled inside an oven, charred beyond recognition, the method of murder mind-boggling …

Claire's only lead is a beaded bracelet around each victim's wrist, believed to ward off the "evil eye." But by the time she discovers what the dead were afraid of, she's trapped in a mind game of her own — with a brilliant, sadistic killer. And this time, there's a method to the madness …

Enter Evil by Linda Ladd

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A Dark Lure by Loreth Anne White, New on the Mystery Bookshelf during July 2015

New on the Mystery Bookshelf during July 2015 …

A Dark Lure by Loreth Anne White

A Dark Lure by Loreth Anne White, A Novel of Suspense

Publisher: Montlake Romance

A Dark Lure by Loreth Anne White, Amazon Kindle format

Twelve years ago, Sarah Baker was abducted by the Watt Lake Killer and sexually assaulted for months before managing to escape. The killer was caught, but Sarah lost everything: her marriage, her child, and the life she loved.

Struggling with PTSD, Sarah changes her name to Olivia West and finds sanctuary working on Broken Bar Ranch. But as her scars finally begin to heal, a cop involved with her horrific case remains convinced the Watt Lake Killer is still out there. He sets a lure for the murderer, and a fresh body is discovered. Now Olivia must face the impossible — could the butcher be back, this time to finish the job?

As a frigid winter isolates the ranch, only one person can help Olivia: Cole McDonough, a writer, adventurer, and ranch heir who stirs long-dormant feelings in her. But this time, Olivia's determination to shut out her past may destroy more than her chance at love. It could cost her her life.

A Dark Lure by Loreth Anne White

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Third Rail, An Eddy Harkness Mystery by Rory Flynn, Now Available at a Special Price

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Third Rail by Rory Flynn

Third Rail by Rory Flynn

An Eddy Harkness Mystery (1st in series)

Publisher: Mariner Books

Price: $1.99 (as of 07/01/2015 at 3:00 PM ET).

Third Rail by Rory Flynn, Amazon Kindle format

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Harvard-educated Eddy Harkness was a rising star in an elite Boston Police Department narcotics unit — until he was blamed for the death of a Red Sox fan in the chaotic aftermath of a World Series win. Scapegoated and exiled, Harkness now empties parking meters in the sleepy town of Nagog while struggling to clear his name.

Then one night his police-issued Glock disappears. Unable to report the theft, he starts a secret search — just as a string of fatal accidents leads him to uncover a dangerous new smart drug, Third Rail. With only a plastic gun to protect him, Harkness begins a high-stakes investigation that leads him into the top levels of Boston's power base, where politicians and criminals intertwine to deadly effect.

Third Rail by Rory Flynn

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The Lost Concerto by Helaine Mario, New in Bookstores during July 2015

Today's featured new hardcover mystery, suspense, or thriller title scheduled to be published during July 2015 is …

The Lost Concerto by Helaine Mario

The Lost Concerto by Helaine Mario, A Novel of Suspense

Publisher: Oceanview Publishing

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A woman and her young son flee to a convent on a remote island off the Breton coast of France. Generations of seafarers have named the place Ile de la Brume, or Fog Island. In a chapel high on a cliff, a tragic death occurs and a terrified child vanishes into the mist.

The child's godmother, Maggie O'Shea, haunted by the violent deaths of her husband and best friend, has withdrawn from her life as a classical pianist. But then a recording of unforgettable music and a grainy photograph surface, connecting her missing godson to a long-lost first love.

The photograph will draw Maggie inexorably into a collision course with criminal forces, decades-long secrets, stolen art and musical artifacts, and deadly terrorists. Her search will take her to the Festival de Musique, Aix-en-Provence, France, where she discovers answers to her husband's death, an unexpected love — and a musical masterpiece lost for decades.

The Lost Concerto by Helaine Mario

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Bum Rap by Paul Levine, New on the Mystery Bookshelf during July 2015

New on the Mystery Bookshelf during July 2015 …

Bum Rap by Paul Levine

Bum Rap by Paul Levine, A Jake Lassiter / Solomon and Lord Crossover Legal Thriller (1st in series)

Publisher: Thomas & Mercer

Bum Rap by Paul Levine, Amazon Kindle format

NFL linebacker-turned-lawyer Jake Lassiter has had it with shifty clients, dirty prosecutors, and a legal system out of whack. It's enough to make a man want to leave Miami and never look back — until he gets a call from Victoria Lord, the better half of hot local legal team Solomon & Lord. Her partner in life and law has been arrested for murder. What's worse: the only person who can clear him has fled the city. Now it's up to Jake and Victoria to track down the witness — a stunning "Bar girl" — before she's roped in by the feds … or eliminated by the Russian mob.

Jake knows that if he doesn't get to the witness first, his client's case is lost. Luckily, he's got some good advice from his college football coach: "Buckle your chin strap and hit somebody." And sometimes, the only way to win a tough case is to do just that.

Bum Rap by Paul Levine

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Murder with a Twist, A Mack's Bar Mystery by Allyson K. Abbott, Now Available at a Special Price

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Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott

Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott

A Mack's Bar Mystery (2nd in series)

Publisher: Kensington

Price: $1.99 (as of 07/01/2015 at 1:00 PM ET).

Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott, Amazon Kindle format

The regulars at Mack's Bar love putting their heads together to solve a good mystery. But Mack is learning there's a big difference between barroom brain teasers and real-life murder …

Milwaukee bar owner Mackenzie "Mack" Dalton has a unique neurological condition that gives her extra perceptive senses, and police detective Duncan Albright is convinced Mack's abilities can be used to help catch crooks. Mack may be at pro at mixing drinks, but she's still an amateur when it comes to solving crimes — and she's not sure she should mix business with pleasure by working with a man who stirs up such strong feelings in her.

At her first crime scene — a suspicious suicide — she experiences a heady cocktail of mixed sensations and emotions that make her question whether police work is right for her. But when Duncan asks her to help find a kidnapped child, she knows she has to give it a shot …

Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott

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New This Week: Bones on Ice, A Temperance Brennan Novella by Kathy Reichs

In a new e-original novella from Kathy Reichs, Temperance Brennan gets wrapped up in the ultimate cold case: a death on Mount Everest …

Bones on Ice by Kathy Reichs

Bones on Ice by Kathy Reichs

A Temperance Brennan Novella

Publisher: Bantam

Price: $1.99 (as of 07/01/2015 at 12:30 PM ET).

Bones on Ice by Kathy Reichs, Amazon Kindle format

It is called the "death zone": the point on Everest, nearly five miles high, above which a climber cannot be rescued. More than 250 souls have lost their lives there. Most of the bodies remain, abandoned, frozen in place. When an earthquake leads to a miraculous recovery, Dr. Temperance Brennan is hired to identify the frozen mummified human corpse.

The victim is the daughter of a wealthy Charlotte couple who never got the chance to say goodbye. But far from offering solace and closure, Tempe's findings only provoke more questions. What happened on Mount Everest? Was the young woman's death an accident? Why aren't the other climbers talking? And how far will those hiding the truth go to make sure the past stays buried?

Bones on Ice by Kathy Reichs

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A Conversation with Mystery Author Sara Jayne Townsend

Omnimystery News: Author Interview with Sara Jayne Townsend

We are delighted to welcome author Sara Jayne Townsend to Omnimystery News today.

Sara is the author of the Shara Summers mystery series, the second book of which is Dead Cool (MuseItUp Publishing; November 2014 ebook formats). We recently had the chance to catch up with her to talk more about her new book.

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Omnimystery News: Tell us a little more about Shara Summers. How has she changed over the course of the first two books in the series? And what is it about her that appeals to you as a writer?

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Sara Jayne Townsend: I write a contemporary amateur sleuth series about an actress, Shara Summers. Half British and half Canadian, Shara is familiar with both cultures but at the start of the first book, Death Scene, she has been living in Toronto for several years. She is summoned back to England by her mother, when her sister develops a mysterious illness.

By the second book, Dead Cool, she has settled back in England, but she is still noticing the little differences in culture that are only apparent to someone who's lived somewhere else.

I have family in Canada and lived there for a while before moving back to Britain, and I liked the idea of creating a character with a foot in both countries, as it were. I also liked the idea of a character who was a professional actress. I loved drama when I was a kid and had fantasies of pursuing it as a career, but I was never really good enough. So instead I created a character I could vicariously live a life on stage through.

I also liked the idea of my amateur sleuth utilising her acting skills for her sleuthing. In each book, Shara dons a costume at some point and plays a role.

OMN: How do you see her character developing over the next few books in the series?

SJT: Flawed characters make for a more interesting story, but to keep a reader engaged, I think the character has to change and grow over time. Shara makes mistakes, but I want her to learn from her mistakes, and the things that happen to her in each book have consequences in future books. She still needs to learn how to make better choices in her love life, though.

OMN: Tell us something about Dead Cool that isn't mentioned in the publisher's synopsis.

SJT: The setting of Dead Cool is London, and real places around it. Shara lives in Sutton in Surrey, a real place not too far away from where I live myself. Most of the action takes place in a hotel just off Tottenham Court road. I took some liberties with the geography of London, though, because the hotel doesn't really exist. But I could show you exactly where it stands.

OMN: Describe your writing process for us.

SJT: I am something of a meticulous plotter. I make notes first, including a list of characters with descriptions and brief biographies. I do a three-page plot summary, and from there I create a chapter plan, with details about what has to happen in each chapter. Only then do I start writing a first draft.

I have learned from experience — after too many first drafts that ended up languishing in the drawer because I got half way through and then got stuck — that this is the best method for me. I can't finish a first draft without knowing before I start how it's going to end. This doesn't necessarily mean that I know everything that's going to happen on the journey when I begin, though. Sometimes characters who are meant to die early on decide they are going to have a much bigger role in the plot. Sometimes I realise as I'm writing that a plot point I've planned can't happen that way because it means something else doesn't make any sense. In the case of Dead Cool, I was about three quarters of the way through the first draft when I realised that the murderer actually wasn't who I thought it was. When such things happen I try to ignore the plot holes that are developing in my draft, I write "fix it in the rewrite" all over my chapter plan and I keep on going to the end of the draft. Then when I begin the next draft I work out how to fix the issues that came up in the earlier draft.

OMN: If we could send you anywhere in the world to research the setting for a book, where would it be?

SJT: I'm planning on taking Shara to New York and setting a book about her there. This is mostly because I just love New York. I've already visited there five times, but if I was rich enough, I'd buy an apartment in New York City and spend part of the year there. The first book of the Shara Summers series, Death Scene, starts with her filming in Central Park. There's a passing mention of her having a brief role in an American soap. I've already decided that there's going to be a further story about the character she plays in that soap that requires her to go back to New York for more filming, which gives me a reason to set a book there.

OMN: What are some of your outside interests? And have any of these found their way into your books?

SJT: I used to be involved in amateur dramatics, and that rather inspired me to create an actress character in the first place.

I'm also learning to play bass guitar, and I do open mic nights with my guitarist husband quite frequently. This interest in music found its way into Dead Cool, since Shara gets a job as backing singer with a rock band about to launch their European tour.

OMN: How involved were you with designing the covers of your books?

SJT: The covers for both Death Scene and Dead Cool were designed by Charlotte Volnek, one of MuseItUp's cover artists. MuseItUp works largely with manipulated stock images, and I think both covers look great. I also really appreciate the way that the cover artists are keen to work with the author, to create something that the author will be happy with.

I was quite keen that I wanted a representation of Shara on all the covers in the series. For Dead Cool, I wanted her looking back over her shoulder, at an empty stage with something signifying a rock band on it — a drum kit, maybe, or a microphone. The cover Charlie came up with has both, and the purple spotlight shining down adds a touch of drama.

The only thing I wasn't happy with for the first incarnation of the Dead Cool cover was the model representing Shara, who was quite glamorous and looked more like a Broadway show girl. I went back to Charlie and asked if I could have someone who looked a bit more "rock chick". The second cover model I thought represented this much more vividly and she was the model who went on the final cover.

OMN: Suppose your books were to be adapted for television or film. Who do you see playing the role of Shara?

SJT: In my mind, Shara Summers looks like the actress Jennifer Garner, so she'd be the logical choice.

OMN: What kinds of books did you read when you were young? And do you think these played any part in how and what you write today?

SJT: I was certainly into crime from an early age. I discovered Enid Blyton's "Secret Seven" books when I was about five or six, and then the "Famous Five" books a couple of years later. Both series are about groups of children solving mysteries, and they inspired my friend and I set up a club house in the garden shed and pretended to solve mysteries.

Aged about 12 I got into Agatha Christie, and in my late teens I picked up my first Sara Paretsky book. I love her tough-talking female private eye VI Warshawski, and this character inspired me to create my own female sleuth. I wasn't confident enough to write a police procedural, though, so I decided to create an amateur sleuth.

OMN: What's next for you?

SJT: I'm currently working on the third Shara Summers book, which has Shara involved in a reality show on a remote island off the coast of Scotland. In the meantime, though, I'm wearing my "horror writer" hat since the next two books to be released are horror novels — The Whispering Death will be released by Kensington Gore Publishing in Autumn, and Suffer the Children is to be published by MuseItUp in Spring 2016.

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Sara Jayne Townsend is a UK-based writer of crime and horror, and someone tends to die a horrible death in all of her stories. She was born in Cheshire in 1969, but spent most of the 1980s living in Canada after her family emigrated there. She now lives in Surrey with two cats and her guitarist husband Chris. She co-founded the T Party Writers' Group in 1994, and remains Chair Person. She decided she was going to be a published novelist when she was 10 years old and finished her first novel a year later. It took 30 years of submitting, however, to fulfil that dream.

For more information about the author, please visit her website at website and her author page on Goodreads, or find her on Facebook and Twitter.

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Dead Cool by Sara Jayne Townsend

Dead Cool by Sara Jayne Townsend

A Shara Summers Mystery

Publisher: MuseItUp Publishing

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Actress Shara Summers has settled in London and is "between jobs" when her Canadian ex-boyfriend David sails back into her life, begging to her to fill the backing singer vacancy in the up and coming band he's about to go on a European tour with.

Short on funds and auditions Shara reluctantly agrees, but tragedy strikes at the opening night party when the band's charismatic front man Dallas Cleary Anderson falls to his death from a hotel window. It soon becomes clear that Dallas did not fall, but was pushed. His arrogant and confrontational manner means there are no shortage of people who wanted him out of the band permanently — but who would resort to murder?

Dead Cool by Sara Jayne Townsend

Today's Selection of Daily Deals for Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Omnimystery News is pleased to feature a selection of today's Daily Deals found on Wednesday, July 01, 2015 at 7:30 AM ET …

Twisted by Andrew E. Kaufman

Twisted by Andrew E. Kaufman

A Novel of Psychological Suspense

Publisher: Thomas & Mercer

Kindle Daily Deal Price: $1.99

Twisted by Andrew E. Kaufman, Amazon Kindle format

Dr. Christopher Kellan spends his days at Loveland Psychiatric Hospital, overseeing a unit known as Alpha Twelve, home to the most deranged and psychotic killers imaginable. His newest patient, Donny Ray Smith, is accused of murdering ten young girls and making their bodies disappear. But during his first encounter with Donny, Christopher finds something else unsettling: the man looks familiar.

Donny Ray knows things about Christopher — things he couldn't have possibly learned at Loveland. As the psychologist delves deeper into the mysterious patient's case, Christopher's life whirls out of control. The contours of his mind are rapidly losing shape, and his grasp on reality is slipping even faster. Is he going mad, or is that what Donny Ray wants him to think?

Twisted by Andrew E. Kaufman

Rogue Wave by Boyd Morrison

Rogue Wave by Boyd Morrison

A Novel of Suspense

Publisher: Pocket Books

Kobo Daily Deal Price: $1.99 (price-matched by Amazon)

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A minor seismic disturbance in a remote section of the Pacific causes barely a ripple of concern for Kai Tanaka, acting director of the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu. But when an airliner en route from L.A. to Sydney vanishes in the same location, Kai is the first to realize that a mysterious explosion has unleashed a series of massive waves destined to obliterate Hawaii.

In just one hour, Kai will lose all he has ever known — including his wife and daughter — unless he can save them from nature's most destructive force.

Rogue Wave by Boyd Morrison

The Hunting Dogs by Jørn Lier Horst

The Hunting Dogs by Jørn Lier Horst

A William Wisting Mystery

Publisher: Jammer Audio

Audible Daily Deal Price: $3.95

The Hunting Dogs by Jørn Lier Horst, Amazon Kindle format

Winner of the 2013 Glass Key Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel.

Seventeen years ago William Wisting led the investigation into one of Norway's most notorious criminal cases, the murder of young Cecilia Linde. When it is discovered that evidence was falsified, he is suspended from duty. It looks like a man has been wrongly convicted, and suddenly the media are baying for blood. Wisting, who has spent his life hunting criminals, is now the hunted.

To discover what really happened Wisting must work alone and under cover. Under investigation and with the press on his trail, he gets help from his journalist daughter, Line, and another unexpected source. Then another young woman goes missing and an electrifying race against time begins. Together they have to stay one step ahead of the pack

The Hunting Dogs by Jørn Lier Horst

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Today's Selection of Free MystereBooks for Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Omnimystery News is pleased to feature a selection of Free MystereBooks found on Wednesday, July 01, 2015 at 6:30 AM ET …

Cup of Blood by Jeri Westerson

Cup of Blood by Jeri Westerson

A Crispin Guest Medieval Noir Prequel

Publisher: Old London Press

Price: FREE!

Cup of Blood by Jeri Westerson, Amazon Kindle format

Romeow and Juliet by Kathi Daley

Romeow and Juliet by Kathi Daley

A Whales and Tails Mystery

Publisher: Kathi Daley Books

Price: FREE!

Romeow and Juliet by Kathi Daley, Amazon Kindle format

Grave Shift by Blanche Day Manos

Grave Shift by Blanche Day Manos

A Darcy & Flora Cozy Mystery

Publisher: Pen-L Publishing

Price: FREE!

Grave Shift by Blanche Day Manos, Amazon Kindle format

Deep State by Anders Jallai

Deep State by Anders Jallai

An Anton Modin Spy Novel

Publisher: Anders Jallai

Price: FREE!

Deep State by Anders Jallai, Amazon Kindle format

Chocolate Pie Murder by Tom Soule and Ricardo Taylor

Chocolate Pie Murder by Tom Soule and Ricardo Taylor

A Kim's Cozy Mystery Story

Publisher: Tom Soule and Ricardo Taylor

Price: FREE!

Chocolate Pie Murder by Tom Soule and Ricardo Taylor, Amazon Kindle format

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