Six mystery novella collection that brings you the best in fast-paced tales of murder, danger, and intrigue. A great gift for any mystery-lover!
The Curse of the Mandreill Dagger — Little did Katherine Bennett guess that a nasty childhood prank had something in common with the attacks on her friend Adrian Wellingsley and his family. When the ante is upped to murder, she applies Aristotle’s logic to the mystery and makes a horrible discovery that jolts everyone’s lives. Set in rural England in1899, The Curse of the Mandreill Dagger is a powerful tale of jealousy and greed.
A Canvas of Deceit – “I buy art,” the charming Michael O’Halloran told Emma Bishop at her art studio in Carmel, California. But was that all he did, Emma wondered, when some of her priceless works went missing and Michael disappeared. Bishop travels to Budapest to find O’Halloran and see if he has stolen more than her heart. A fast-paced tale of grand theft and deception.
The Tao of Murder — Freddie Prszynski is an FBI Special Agent from Vermont who volunteers for a short diplomatic mission overseas. But something goes terribly wrong when a scientist dies, and Freddie ends up in a Chinese prison. Follow Prszynski as he unravels the truth with the help of his wife, a journal, and St. Jude. Hailed as a “well told tale” by Anne K. Edwards, The Tao of Murder is a fast-paced mystery/thriller novella with more than one surprise at the end!
The Secret of Kenning Hall – Virginian Sarah Kenning travels to Scotland, determined to find her missing brother and solve the mystery of her parents’ double murder. When she meets a mysterious cousin obsessed with the family name, she is caught in a web of danger and intrigue against the breathtaking backdrop of Scotland. An entertaining early twentieth century tale of greed and treachery sure to delight any mystery fan!
Code of Treachery — Allyse Berringer works with top embassy aides, Thomas Gabriel and American-born Iranian Aref Hamid at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on secret codes and communications. But an attack on Allyse’s convoy from the American base at Bagram sends her scurrying on foot through the streets of Kabul where she makes a shocking discovery that someone will kill to protect.
Hostages to Murder — Jack Damien, a S.W.A.T. team captain, thinks his job is over when he takes live grenades from the hands of hostage Beth Harrow. Little does he realize that her identical twin Macy has entangled them all in her mob connections, and they are all sucked into a vortex of evil in the romantic Caribbean Islands. Hostages to Murder is a fast race through danger that will keep you on the edge of your seat.