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First Offense
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
You didn't mean things to go so far. You didn't expect the man to put up a fight. But it'll be okay. All you have to do is stick to your story. Don't volunteer anything. And always remember: You have the right to remain silent.
The Philosopher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
‘The Philosopher’ (John Hazzard), all the way from Australia, or some other God forsaken place, arrives in a small Pacific North Western town armed only with his wit, his radical vision of Philosophy, and his foreign accent. His mission? To challenge the community’s cherished values, traditions, politics and religious fundamentalism.
Death at a Solitude Nuclear Waste Dump
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Amid the controversy over cleaning up a nuclear waste dump site near Solitude, Dana and Fannie seek to unravel the disappearance of Fannie's cousin who went missing in the 1970s. They seek to help the missing man's son determine whether his father was a patriot, a spy or victim in the plant where he worked producing fuel for nuclear submarines. 15th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Murder at the Windsor Club
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,690. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
It's 1936 and the wealthy families of Boston’s Beacon Hill like to keep their affairs private. When art objects disappear, when family members go missing, or when bodies turn up in unexpected places, they all turn to the Jeremy Dance for damage control.
Grand Jury
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A deputy district attorney confronts a witness over her testimony in a grand jury hearing.
Watching For The Green Flash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Follow the adventures of Klark and Linda as they try to unravel the murder of Klark's boss in this tale of mystery, humor and a Key West road trip. Suspicion, deception and danger are their constant companions.
Brownie and the Dame
Series: Bubba, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Brownie Snoddy is visiting the Snoddy Mansion for Spring Break! Where Brownie goes, mayhem is sure to follow. Possibly destruction, terror, pandemonium, and anarchy might follow, too! He’s got his hands on a fedora, a stack of hardboiled mystery novels, and is ready to squirt metal at the nearest evil perpetrator.
A Crop of Lies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A compelling tale of deceit and intrigue that will mystify the reader from beginning to end.
The curse of Friday 13th
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alexa's 13th birthday is coming up but this year something unexpected is going to happen. Alexa's father had died when she was born and all she knows was that a tree had fell on he's car when he was driving. But what she doesn't know is that he was cursed and on her 13th birthday the curse is passing on to her. On her birthday she is trying everything to stop the curse. Will she survive? Or not...
Family Ghosts
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
You love or hate genealogy. Hepsie Anderson sets out to undermine her father Eb’s obsession for genealogy. Blind Eb believes his ancestors are trying to get in touch with him. Professional genealogist, Mike Johnson, wishes he wasn’t a genealogist. In Amberley 1894, Zennor Anderson has more stressful family concerns on her mind: can she find the courage to tell her husband George the truth?
Fortune's Promise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,660. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
A touching account of great personal commitment and epic deceit that will challenge the reader’s deepest values.
Blue Rubicon (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 2)
Series: Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When an on-duty member of the Ontario Provincial Police is found dead in his cruiser of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, only Lincoln Munroe - now a patrol Sergeant - knows the truth. The officer was murdered, and all the evidence points to the suspect being another cop. Now Lincoln must attempt to unravel a web of corruption in an unsanctioned investigation that may cost him his life.
Angels Unawares
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dead men tell no tales... or do they? Grace Breeden sees dead people. But why then can't she see her late mother? "Blue guys", as Grace refers to them, roam the earth searching for their opportunity to transcend, but one particularly persistent blue guy is shadowing Grace, involving her in near misses that leads her to surmise that there's something a bit "grim" about this spectre.
Clinic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The party on Haight-Ashbury Street in San Francisco ended two years before and now only a handful of people remain to clean up the mess. One of them, the receptionist at the Free Clinic, studies medicine with the hope of becoming a doctor, but everyone—from her professors to the staff at San Francisco General—tell her she can’t because of her gender.
Family Affair: A Smokey Dalton Story
Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Smokey Dalton gets a call from an old friend to help transport a battered woman and her young daughter from Madison, Wisconsin, to a shelter in Chicago. When Smokey and Marvella Walker show up at the drop site, they learn that the woman is both white and a racist. She refuses to leave with them. And that’s only the beginning of their problems.
A Case of the Tumblebones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Helmur Half-Wit, royal fool, master spy, reluctant savior of the realm. It will take all of his wits to uncover the truth in a dangerous game where one slip could bring the whole world crashing down. Like Tumblebones. A humorous mystery novella.
Guarding Lacey: A Smokey Dalton Story
Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private detective Smokey Dalton does his best to protect his adopted family, from his 11-year-old son Jimmy to his friends, the Grimshaws. But Smokey can’t see everything. Jimmy notices that Lacey Grimshaw—“thirteen going on trouble,” Smokey says—skips school to hang out with an adult man. Jimmy doesn’t want to tattle, but he’s worried about Lacey.
Silicon Valley North
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Phil Reilly, a landscaper in rural Ottawa, discovers a corpse, he needs the help of some neighbours, a billionaire and an old hippie, both marijuana enthusiasts, as Chinese triads, police and government intelligence agencies discourage further investigation. His wife, Nora, addicted to bingo and about to retire from a longtime government job. is a witness to Phil’s stubborn inquiries.
Woman in the Window
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jaded Santa Barbara sheriff Morgan Forester and his sexy, sophisticated new partner Alyssa Blair investigate the murder of an unidentified woman whose body washes up on a popular beach.
Graveyard Plots
Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,860. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this collection of 23 short stories, Bill Pronzini, prolific, award-winning west-coast mystery writer and creator of the well-known "Nameless Detective" series, the author's style and versatility truly shine. These tales including three that feature his well-known series character, the "Nameless Detective" run the gamut from psychological suspense to satire to Western gothic.