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The Bodies Out Back
Price: Free! Words: 71,050. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.71 from 7 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.
Blood and Justice
Price: Free! Words: 74,230. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
When the search for a missing teenager leads them into a white-knuckle hunt for a serial killer, private investigators Jake and Annie Lincoln find themselves shaken out of their comfort zone. As more bodies pile up, the town is gripped with fear. It seems no one is safe, and the Lincolns race to solve an impossible puzzle before they become the killer's next victims.
Laundry Day (Short Mystery Story)
Price: Free! Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(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.
San Francisco Values
Price: Free! Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Think the real estate market's rough now? It's nothing compared to San Francisco's heady bubble days. Just ask Ella Barker, the city's top broker. She's used to the hourly price increases. What does surprise her are the splashy murders surrounding the sale of the San Francisco's priciest mansion ever. Ella wants to close the sale. The murderer prefers to kill the deal, no matter what the price.
Blood Land: A James Pruett Mystery (Volume One)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,590. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Crime's an ugly constant in the big city. L.A. Chicago. New York. But when a savage murder brutalizes a small town and neighbor turns on neighbor, a tough-as-nails cop is essential to restoring order. Blood Land is a gritty, emotional saga set in the Wyoming badlands with both greed and vengeance at its core.
Recycled
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010. Categories: 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.
A Plunder by Pilgrims
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(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.
The Fallen Tree
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Categories: 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.
When the Dead Speak
Series: Sam Casey, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Full Moon Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
The body of a U.S. soldier reported AWOL during the Korean War is found encased in a concrete pillar. What secret did he carry to his grave and why is someone hell-bent on keeping that secret buried? Sgt Samantha Casey has an advantage over other cops. The dead speak to her, tell her secrets about their life and death. But sometimes what she learns can get her killed. First in the series.
Blood Revenge
Series: Night Stalker Crew, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 100,170. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After fifteen years of fruitless search for his sister’s murderer, Tristan is even more determined to find this bastard and put an end to his existence when his other sister gets captured...
From Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 33,900. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Robert Drake did not think much of his father’s attempt to sway his dreams of becoming an FBI agent, nor the hallucination that took place during that attempt. It was long behind him now and he was bound and determined to make his own way in life. What he didn’t know is his earlier episode was going to lead him down a much darker path.
Ultra Murder
Price: Free! Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ultra Murder is what happens when you put an old definition of mind expansion into ‎play against the security needs of a post Iraq-Afghan reality.
He Needed Killing
Series: Needed Killing, book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: 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?
Death at Lampier
Price: Free! Words: 49,840. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The four generations of women from Bear Ranch are back. Death comes visiting at a nearby ranch. Adventures continue for Summer, Marlowe, Oriole, and Chalcey.
Parallel Loop
Price: Free! Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
12 Short Stories involving beings and entities less than, more than or other than human: weird situations in which the impossible happens. Some reflect Mike's bizarre sense of humour while some leave a tingle of uncertainty - could the impossible really be true? Could parallel universes exist in the same space as this one? Suspend your disbelief and read on.
Late of the Payroll
Price: Free! Words: 99,020. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
*** New version, newly proof-read *** The town of Southney is already rife with rumours of industrial unrest at its largest employer, before a man goes missing on the day he was running the firm's payroll. The search for him leads the detectives to uncover other secrets, find links to a previous missing persons case, and ultimately sees the town's worst fears realised.
Barbotte
Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Montreal 1946. Jackie Robinson is playing for the Royals, the jazz clubs are hopping and the backrooms are full of people losing money at the barbotte tables. Nat Lawson is home from the war working for the phone company and moonlighting running 'silent' lines for bookies when Leah Aidelbaum asks him to play private eye.
Death Comes in the Morning
Series: Nathan Parker, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,390. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Nathan Parker never expected to find a body while hiking in Montana. And he certainly didn’t expect it to disappear. But those events land him in a conspiracy of greed that leads to a rising count of missing people. He is dragged to the brink of death, leaving him no option but to fight to survive.
Running into the Darkness
Series: Deepest Darkness, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Samantha never intended to kill the President. As a doctor, she swore an oath to protect life – not take it. But that was before he ordered the murder of her family.
Murder for Breakfast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: 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.