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Desperate Hope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,050. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nestled near a quiet river in Mexico is the little village of Esperanza. It’s youth moving away and nothing to offer new residents except for them to share in the poverty that grips the region. With the violence expanding in the border towns a new business sets its sights on Esperanza. Is this the miracle the town needs or is it something else.
Murder In Between
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,990. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Enjoy the mystery and intrigue of Murder in Between. Everyone loves bankers, right, especially in these days of economic woes? Equally maligned and suspect in the 1960s and 1970s, they don't come any more ruthless than Gaylan Morray, a small town banker whose shadow side is darker than most.
The Call at 3:18 am
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.83 from 12 reviews)
How would you like to receive a call in the middle of the night, claiming that your daughter is in deep trouble? Mr. Millford, the father, didn't like it at all. He couldn't understand how a pair of psychic in Colorado could know what was happening in Connecticut. But Colorado knew and fought a desperate race to save the missing girl.
Retribution Unlimited
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
Who knows what the consequences of a seemingly insignificant act might turn out to be? Who is to know what would have happened if Holly Watson had not decided to have her second cup of coffee on the front porch that morning? How was she to know that an escaped murderer had spotted her, and was already sneaking into her house? What would the cost of that second cup of coffee turn out to be?
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye. 'Murder in Maroochydore.
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Max is accused of a hit and run accident, which is now considered to be a murder. The beautiful Danielle de Montfort, an Insurance Investigator, is supposedly helping, but is at odds with him. He is protecting a client, whilst she wants his client to be charged and found guilty.
Young Love and Tragedy "The Felton Chronicles"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The small town of Felton experiences shock and grief as three teenagers are killed and one critically wounded in a series of murders. An act of revenge and one of betrayal brings the community together in grief and resolve to find out why. Ultimately, the town learns the truth and justice prevails when the killers are discovered.
Murder on Retreat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,110. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hubert Maston is murdered during a law firm "retreat." Among the suspects are: an associate who has been falsely accused of malpractice; junior partners who seek control of the firm; Maston’s senior partners, who suspect him of stealing firm funds; and the victim’s wife, who is angered over his affair. A law firm associate involved in the investigation sets a dangerous trap to catch the murderer.
The Detective's Vice
Series: Detective Tom Briggs Murder Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,070. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The mentally ill son of a police detective helps hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are mysteriously linked to the novels of Ernest Hemingway, a manhunt that seeks clues in Hemingway's Paris of the 1920s, and leads the detective on a journey of personal reckoning with demons he has long suppressed, which include that his own son is a suspect.
Sins of the Mother, a kate carpenter mystery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,020. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s strange how something as simple as a knock on the door can change your life completely – and not necessarily for the better. Kate Carpenter has had a busy year, what with moving in with her boyfriend, Cam, dealing with visits from ex-boyfriends – not to mention job stress, as she keeps finding dead bodies all over the theatre she manages. And then comes the knock on the door.
Remorseless
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,740. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Peter Leech is a devious killer, brutalized by years in prison. Now he is up for parole and, one way or another, he wants out. Can criminal profiler Doc Powers unravel the truth about Leech and stop him taking revenge on those he blames for his conviction? And can Doc help protect the beautiful parole officer who has unwittingly become the subject of this psychopath’s wild obsessions
Cat Nap
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Triwell doesn’t adopt strays. He is a stray, a man who has lost everything even though he has a house and an antiquarian bookstore in Seavy Village on the Oregon Coast. The cat adopted him. She’s a mystery, a mystery who lives with him, a mystery he will solve one summer in a surprising—and deadly—way. With bonus story, “Star.”
Desert Intrigue: The Adventures of John and Julia Evans
Series: The Adventures of John and Julia Evans, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
When Julia’s brother announces that his dude ranch is haunted, she believes that someone is trying to sabotage his place and force him to sell. The mysterious happenings have to do with Superstition Mountain, the lost Dutchman’s goldmine, and the great Thunder God. Is it possible that the legend of the Thunder God is actually true? After a terrible thunderstorm, everyone begins to wonder.
Savings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,770. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Savings is a fictional book about a rogue government agency, the Department of Retirement Services, who have their own take on health care for seniors. When the wrong person loses a loved one the department gets noticed for what it is. And you thought Obamacare was scarry!!!
You Never Saw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nathan Macklin retired and moved south to get away from it all. He didn’t. A fifty year old unsolved murder arouses the curiosity of gritty, ex-NYC detective Macklin. As clues lead him inevitably towards a cover up that threatens his life and the lives of those he loves, Macklin is pitted against a powerful District Attorney who has his own secrets and will stop at nothing to keep them that way.
The Red Peacock Murders
Series: Detective Tom Briggs Murder Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,170. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Hours before the gas-chamber execution of a man convicted of hacking to death a California family 20 years ago, a reporter tries to stop the execution by convincing the only survivor of the grisly attack that the man might have been framed by law enforcement, with the help of her newspaper. Meanwhile, a ghastly apparition watches and waits, seeking its own kind of justice.
Murder in the Wings - A Jack Dwyer Series Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,630. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Dwyers, ex-cop turned amateur actor, is delighted when his agent lands him a role in a local production of Long Day's Journey Into Night. The real drama starts, however, when Michael Reeves -- the play's angry, bullying director -- is found murdered, and Dwyer's friend Stephen Wade -- a sweet has-been of an actor -- is charged with the crime. Dwyer knows that Wade has been set up. But why?
My Father's Sins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,030. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Rev'd Michael Richey, rector of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church and chaplain to the Madison Police Department, is accused by the police of murdering a homeless parishioner. The only way he can prove his innocence is to find the real killer. He doesn't have long to do it. He discovers that the killer is after his own life and that of his ten-year-old son.
The Gauntlet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,910. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Russell Williams is a hard-drinking, unemployed computer analyst with no family and no prospects. But Williams has one thing going for him - his genotype. At the Trade Winds Lounge in scenic Daytona Beach, Florida, a stranger plants the notion in Williams' head that the key to all his problems is in his blood.
Playing With The Bad Boys - A Mia Ferrari Mystery #1
Series: The Mia Ferrari Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
A woman plunges ten floors down an atrium and lands on a baby grand piano in the luxurious Rourke Hotel Sydney. The police rule this as a straight case of suicide; but 48-year-old hotel duty manager and wannabe investigator, Mia Ferrari, thinks otherwise. As Mia sets out to unravel the mysterious death, she comes up against an unsavoury cast of characters who will do anything to shut her up.
Joe Peace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by shelfstealers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Move over, Elmore Leonard and Dennis Lehane. Kerry Dunn's JOE PEACE is in town. When Joe's penchant for cocaine and a disastrous affair with his partner Cassie buries him at the bottom of the Austin Police Department's burnout brigade, Joe turns to crime. "An exciting gang story and a heartbreaking tale of relationships." Publishers Weekly.