Discover Detective Best Sellers

Find the Best Detective stories through a handpicked selection of sample chapters and reviews! Each story is available exclusively on Galatea, an immersive reading platform available on iOS and Android.

The Eigengrau Effect

Detective Alex White is obsessed with two things: his work and feeding his sex addiction. But a drug-fueled encounter leaves Alex with a bite on his neck and a woman’s blood on his hands. And if that wasn’t bad enough, now he finds there is a new kind of feeding he needs to do…

Age Rating: 18+

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Treacherous Secrets

As the wife of a lawyer, Emily was unbothered by her husband’s aloof personality while she tended the gardens and ran the household. Yet the facade soon begins to fail—and with dire consequences. As the truth comes out about Kanton’s turbulent history, how deep will Emily go to uncover the true origins of her husband’s persona?

Age Rating: 18+

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The Mentor

Luke Fox’s life is a mess. He’s got four unsolved murder cases keeping him up at night and a boss riding him for results. When an old retired cop offers him some unsolicited advice that seems too good to be true, Luke might learn the hard way to be careful what he wishes for.

Age Rating: 18+

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The Chamberlain Files

Detective Jack Chamberlain is Portland’s best cop and when he takes a case, you can be damn sure he’ll see it through to the end. When a crazed sniper starts killing women seemingly at random, he’s thrown into a deadly game of cat and mouse. He’ll need to act fast, before the bodies start piling up and the killer’s sights are set on him.

Age Rating: 18+

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Bantering With Murder

Hired gun Julia Banter is accustomed to working alone and outside the law, but a series of suspicious murders find her forming an alliance with police detective Corey Van Baine. As the bodies begin to pile up and large sums of money go missing, Banter and Corey race to find out who’s the mole and who’s the murderer…and who’s destined for a happily ever after.

Age Rating: 18+

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A String of Murder

Whenever Laura, a young antique appraiser, handles an object, she sees strings: the heightened emotional episodes that people leave behind. Laura’s best friend, Carol, is dating Travis Dyner, a respected sportscaster. When Laura bumps into him, she sees the strings of twenty-three murdered women on his knife. Laura must get the police to believe in her psychic abilities before Carol, or even herself, becomes his next victim.

Age Rating: 18+

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Emily’s List

When seven people from the same town go missing, investigators come up empty. Around the same time, Emily Davis, a seemingly innocent girl-next-door type begins having nightmares that include eeries details about the murders she would only have if … she had been there.

Age Rating: 18+

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