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Nocturnal: A Christopher Lance Thriller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Christopher, a brash reporter, has trouble with the night. An insomniac, he rarely sleeps and, when he does, nightmares stemming from the unsolved murder of a childhood friend years earlier haunt him. But when he meets a young girl, who is the splitting image of his friend, and with the same name and same mother, Christopher is compelled to solve the mystery, even as dark forces plot his demise.
Thin Blood
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 26 reviews)
A stockbroker’s wife disappears. Blood on his hands and an adulterous affair with the missing woman’s younger sister sees him charged with murder. With no body and only circumstantial evidence he walks free. Ten years later, journalist Jacinta Deller decides to investigate, only to become embroiled in a warped game of delusion and murder.
Black Rock Prison
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Price: Free! Words: 54,150. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(1.00 from 1 review)
What is the worst sentence that can befall a convict in Illinois? Not lethal injection. The worst punishment is to be sent to a black-walled fortress whose exact location no one knows. The inmates soon will discover they have not been imprisoned there by chance. It isn’t long before they find out that much more than their own lives is riding on solving the mystery of Black Rock.
Promise Me Eternity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,280. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Dr. Simon Patterson is a successful and well-respected neurosurgeon at Central Hospital in Seattle. He saves the life of the powerful mobster Carlo Vucci. Three weeks later, Christine, Carlo Vucci’s wife shows up at the hospital, complaining of terrible headaches. A series of shocking events follow that turn Dr. Patterson’s life into a nightmare.
Sorrento Beach
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Price: Free! Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Santa Monica 1977. Paul Townsend is living an idyllic life on the sun drenched sands that meet the blue Pacific. But Paul’s life is about to be turned upside down. A large man in a suit and tie walks toward the volleyball courts of Sorrento Beach. Jack Rosen, a fellow player, leaves with a stranger and does not return. Will Paul be able to unravel the mystery ... before it’s too late for Jack?
Besserwisser: A Novel (The Know-It-Alls)
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Price: Free! Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Munich, 1990: American expat slacker Gordy Ford poses as a top Hitler scholar, all to impress a girl. Stuck in his scam, Gordy soon thinks he's stumbled onto a shocking historical discovery that's made him the target of a wannabe Neo-Nazi and shady Russian mafia. There's dark and dry humor and a rowdy plot. Everyone's an impostor, and all get exposed despite their best efforts.
On the Razor's Edge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Why would a wrongfully convicted person still feel guilt for something he didn't do? And to what extremes would he go to, to pay a debt he didn't owe? Find out about Mitch's hellish journey through the prison system to redemption.
Death on a Rocky Little Island
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Price: Free! Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two guys canoe out among the 30,000 islands in Georgian Bay. It's supposed to be a guy weekend, but it turns out some of the locals don't want them there.
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Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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A Plunder by Pilgrims
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
It starts with a knock at the door – something reclusive ex-detective Garrison Gage hates. When it's his teenage neighbor, whose girlfriend has gone missing just before Thanksgiving, Gage gets reluctantly pulled back into his old line of work - and ends up facing some fears of his own in Oregon's dark woods...Includes an extended preview of THE GRAY AND GUILTY SEA, also featuring Garrison Gage.
Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish (A Free Short Story)
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Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Inspector Zhang loves mysteries, but as a Detective Inspector with the Singapore Police Force he knows that mysteries are few and far between. There are relatively few crimes in the city state and those that are committed are usually solved quickly. But that all changes when Inspector Zhang is called to a top Singapore hotel where a guest has been found murdered in a locked room.
Murder Passes the Buck
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Series: Gertie Johnson Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 61,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
After her neighbor is shot and killed in his hunting blind, 66-year-old Gertie Johnson will do whatever it takes to solve the case in book 1 of this award-winning mystery series. “Laugh-out-loud funny” Crimespree Magazine-“Fans of Janet Evanovich, imagine Grandma Mazur with a shotgun.” Green Bay Press Gazette-“One of the most memorable heroes in crime fiction." Lansing State Journal
Laundry Day (Short Mystery Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
A short story by mystery author Stacy Juba. When Gregg accidentally discovers his neighbor's lingerie collection drip-drying in her shower, he stares in fascination at a scene that looks like laundry day at the whorehouse. After his neighbor is found dead - strangled with her own fishnet stocking - the next victim might even be closer to home. Approximately 2900 words, plus bonus excerpts.
Death on a Small, Dark Lake
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Price: Free! Words: 67,920. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Win Szczedziwoj is a would- be escapee from society for a few days. Just him and his canoe. But his solitude comes to an abrupt end when his fishing line comes up with a boot - with a body still in it.
Recycled
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Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
What was Amaryllis doing at the rubbish tip in the middle of the night? And would she get away with it once her friend Christopher was on the case? This short tale of revenge, retribution and garden gnomes takes place in a small town in Scotland and is an introduction to a series of cosy mysteries by the same author.
The Fallen Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
It began with a gesture of kindness but soon I was at odds with my creepy new neighbor. When I began to suspect him of something more sinister things got ugly.
The Bodies Out Back
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Price: Free! Words: 71,050. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
A posh home in Philadelphia's Society Hill. A balcony for sunbathing. What's wrong with this picture? Nothing, unless you look over the railing. Your neighbor is looking up, only she doesn't see you. She's dead. If the cozy whodunit with family intrigue, blackmail, a couple of bodies, is your cup of tea, you'll want to join Pat Montgomary and Phillis Toner solve the mystery of THE BODIES OUT BACK.
The Gauguin Connection
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Price: Free! Words: 131,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Dr. Genevieve Lenard, a brilliant investigator with high-functioning autism, faces her life’s greatest challenge when a murder probe uncovers a web of unimagined corruption. Will she finally learn to work with a team and stop more artists from being murdered?
He Needed Killing
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Series: Needed Killing, book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 12 reviews)
Book 1 in the Needed Killing series. When several employees get ill from tainted potato salad and one actually dies, the university issues condolences and goes on with business as usual. But another death cannot be ignored, and university retiree James Crawford is thrust into the role of private eye. Murder, he finds, begets murder. Can he expose the killer before someone else is killed?
Murder for Breakfast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Bed and Breakfast owners Anders Hauge and Meg Yarmouth are shocked when a guest is murdered and mutilated in a nearby Seattle park. Serial murders then terrify Capitol Hill residents. The two team up with biracial Police Lieutenant Donald Ginsberg to catch the surprising killer.