Traci Tyne Hilton is an award-winning author and playwright from Portland, Oregon. Her newest book, Good, Clean, Murder, which tops today’s Buffet, won the Mystery/Suspense category in the Christian Writers of the West Phoenix Rattler Contest, and was a finalist in the Write Integrity press Books of Hope contest.

tracyTraci has a BA in History from Portland State University and lives in the rainiest part of the Pacific Northwest with her husband the mandolin playing funeral director from Kansas, their two daughters, and their dog, Dr. Watson.

Traci is the author of The Mitzy Neuhaus Mystery Series, The Plain Jane Mystery Series, and one of the authors in The Tangle Saga series of science fiction novellas.

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Good, Clean Murder

Christian Fiction > Mystery > Cozy
Author: Traci Tyne Hilton

Good, Clean Murder: A Plain Jane Mystery (The Plain Jane Mysteries, a Cozy Christian Collection (Book 1))

Hardworking and hungry Bible school student Jane Adler cleans
houses to make ends meet. But finding the money to pay for the last
semester of school is the least of her problems when she uncovers a body
in her boss’s bed.


Dead Hunger

Genre Fiction > Horror > Occult
Author: Eric A. Shelman
Dead Hunger: The Flex Sheridan Chronicle

This is Book I of the Dead Hunger series, so if you have purchased it, you should know that Dead Hunger II: The Gem Cardoza Chronicle was just released on February 12th, 2012! Now … about Dead Hunger: The Flex Sheridan Chronicle:

An epidemic that’s turning humans into zombies has swept over the United States and quite possibly the world, and Flex Sheridan doesn’t like it one bit.

Apocalypse Island

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Mark Edward Hall
Apocalypse Island (Mystery Thriller)

A small Maine city has turned into a killing ground. Is it a serial killer, someone with a penchant for the macabre and a need to destroy?

Or is it a darker force, an ancient legend from a mysterious Island come ashore to wreak havoc upon the unsuspecting?

Amid the backdrop of Portland’s burgeoning night scene, Police Lieutenant Rick Jennings discovers that no one is safe, and that evil has many faces.

Uneasy Spirits: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

Mystery > Historical
Author: M. Louisa Locke
Uneasy Spirits: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

It is the fall of 1879 and Annie Fuller, a young San Francisco widow, has a problem. Despite her growing financial success as the clairvoyant Madam Sibyl, Annie doesn’t believe in the astrology and palmistry her clients think are the basis for her advice.

Kathleen Hennessey, Annie Fuller’s young Irish maid, has a plan. When her mistress is asked to expose a fraudulent trance medium, Arabella Frampton, Kathleen is determined to assist in the investigation, just like the Pinkerton detectives she has read about in the dime novels.

The Green Line

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: E.C. Diskin
The Green Line

Abby Donovan’s decade-long dream of partnership at her prestigious Chicago law firm is just months from fruition. But after a late-night train mishap drops her into a world of drugs, gangs, murder, and corruption, everything changes. Abby is haunted by what and who she’s seen and the mysterious death of a kind stranger. Though her work suffers, deadlines are missed, and her promotion hangs in the balance, she’s compelled to investigate with the help of an unlikely new friend.

Roanoke (The Keepers of the Ring)

Genre Fiction > Historical
Author: Angela Hunt
Roanoke (The Keepers of the Ring)

In 1587, a fleet of English ships set sail for the Virginia colony. During a storm, one ship became separated from the others and was never seen again. The settlers on board were presumed lost at sea, but there is both historical and legendary evidence that the colonists actually founded the Roanoke colony.

Veteran novelist Hunt reimagines this slice of Colonial history through the eyes of Jocelyn White, a newlywed reluctant to leave her home in England for the wild shores of the New World. White’s journey is fraught with danger, but her dependence on God and God’s providence carry her safely through.

Time Off For Good Behavior

Women’s Fiction > Friendship
Author: Lani Diane Rich
Time Off For Good Behavior

For Wanda Lane, life has been one long string of screw-ups. Her abusive ex-husband keeps threatening to kill her, she just lost her crappy job, and a head injury (sustained while diving off the witness stand to attack an obnoxious attorney) has left her hearing phantom music no one else can hear. It isn’t until she hits the rock bottom of her bottle of scotch that she begins to wonder if maybe — just maybe — the problem is her.

Where Serpents Lie

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: T. Jefferson Parker
Where Serpents Lie (Revised March 2013)

Terry Naughton is head of the Crimes Against Youth unit of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. He’s seen plenty of heinous criminals in his years on the force, but nothing could have prepared him for the Horridus.

Abducting children from their beds, dressing them like little angels and releasing them the next day, the Horridus is a pedophile living an escalating fantasy, Naughton believes. A fantasy that will soon lead to sexual depravity and beyond.

Give Me

Romance > Fantasy & Futuristic
Author: LK Rigel
Give Me - A Tale of Wyrd and Fae (Tethers 1)

Lilith Evergreen dreams of a castle by the sea and a mysterious woman who calls her to Dumnos, a land of mist and rain.Cade Bausiney grew up listening to legends of the wyrd and fae who once lived in the local village. When he meets Lilith, an enchanting woman from halfway around the world, he’s convinced the stories must be true.

Long ago two lovers were trapped by a wyrding woman’s magic gone awry. Lilith and Cade must break the spell or be possessed by the lovers’ spirits who’ve waited a millennium to consummate their passion.

Lark

Teen & Young Adult > Science Fiction & Fantasy
Author: Erica Cope
Lark

The last time she checked, Mia Carrington was pretty sure that she was a normal girl with a completely ordinary life.

She goes to high school, has a crush on the gorgeous and mysterious new boy in town, and has strange dreams that she can’t help but feel are real somehow.

Okay, so maybe she’s not all that normal after all.

Nikki’s Secret

Genre Fiction > Horror
Author: William Malmborg
Nikki's Secret

All Kimberly wanted was a fresh start, one that would allow her to finish college and move on with her life. Unfortunately, fate seems to have a different plan for her. Within days of moving into her new ground floor apartment, she starts to get mail for a girl named Nikki, and not just any mail, but items of a sexual nature. Not long after that men start to show up, all of whom seem to think they will be having sex with Nikki.
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