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Sink or Swim
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Harry Gordon, sports hero and merchant banker, finds that despite is best efforts, a year after taking over the family steel business it is on the brink of collapse. Then he discovers that the seemingly random events leading to this point are not simply related to market forces. In a race against time that becomes a matter of life and death, Harry is forced to draw on all his skill and courage.
Homo intellectus
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Series: The Orbiane Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's 2029, an asteroid heads for an impact in the Sahara desert following a mysterious change in orbit. Far from being the catastrophic event that had been predicted, an ancient secret is exposed that will re-write the history of mankind.
The Drill
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Benjamin McKeever knows the drill. Just get a fake house, a fake car, and a fake job, shrink-wrap them together, and call it your pretend life. But today his duplicity reveals the stale air trapped in the bubble wrap of his soul, and he's forced to free himself-- and anyone who gets in his way-- from the drill once and for all.
The Thriller Writer's Workshop
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hotshot faculty member and amateur writer Martin Sanderson attends a Thriller Writer's Workshop at the ragged edge of the world on the Oregon Coast and finds that he's in way, way over his head. But Sanderson has a thriller of his own to write and intends to show these so-called professionals just why he belongs right there in that chair with the rest of them.
The Man in the Quadrangle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Financial ruin precipitated by a house fire traps Matthew Williamson in a job that he hates. His office overlooks a quadrangle, where the shadowy figure of a smoking man haunts his waking dreams. Williamson slowly realizes this doomed terrain of stained concrete and container shrubs has become a half-mirrored reflection of his own mind, where he must battle the smoking man for his very life...
Rally Killer
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Series: Marshall Connors Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When trust turns into betrayal, stability turns into chaos... A dark figure from the past. An explosion. A suicide. Games beyond baseball. Nothing is as it seems. Marshall Connors' world once again gets turned upside down. He's a baseball umpire. Baseball is a game, it's supposed to be fun. What Marshall keeps stepping in is very much NOT fun - it's deadly. BOOK 3 in the MARSHALL CONNORS SERIES
Dying on the Edge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,160. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An engrossing mystery of one woman’s obsession with another woman’s husband that can only end in disaster.
Cape Disappointment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A new short novel. Affairs are best left in the past. A young woman's corpse washes up at Cape Disappointment. Twenty years ago two men loved her. Today, one's a big city cop on the hunt for her killer. The other's a small town cop with a domineering wife. Both harbour dark secrets that a calculating murderer will use to ensure the guilty goes free
The Powers That Be; Book 1 of The Rational Fear Series
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kate risks it all to follow her dream:a world unrestrained by a false shortage of clean energy. The Powers That Be have their own agenda. Do they want her inventions, her paranormal abilities or do they just want her dead? With husband Jack and a Ranger named Kelly, they find that freedom and integrity have a higher price than they imagined. Do you have the courage to take the journey with them?
The Proving
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 69,170. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Edgar Lamp is no average mass murderer. What sets him apart is technique: he separates victims from their internal organs. Lt. Husky Martin, LAPD Homicide, must stop Lamp, who sees his ability to kill as a miracle, and remembers what his religious fanatic grandfather said: "The whole world wants a miracle, and the miracle is in the Proving." Lamp has a lot of proving to do, and he loves his work.
I'm Detective Clarke
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
R.D. Clarke, the underachieving son of a renowned private detective, assumes his father's identity to take on the case of a prospective client he's smitten by. Armed with nothing but his wits and comically limited detective skills, R.D. must navigate through an endless procession of lies, double lives, family feuds and love triangles to uncover the secrets of a young couple's disappearance.
A Ray of Hope
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A romantic mystery. Pregnant at sixteen and scorned by her father, Ginny Morgan makes more bad choices. Now gang members have followed her to Kalispell, Montana. An encounter with a friendly policeman, offers a chance to turn her life in a different direction. Can she start over and raise her three-year old daughter here? How will the handsome Marine, Mike Scott fit into her new life?
Gretchen Birch Boxed Set (Books 1-4)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 275,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Boxed set of all four Gretchen Birch murder mysteries, including: Dolled Up For Murder, Goodbye Dolly, Dolly Departed, Guise and Dolls. Reviews: "A trio of smart, independent women...the peek into this world is fascinating" ~ Romantic Times, "A puzzling mystery filled with charm as well as suspense" ~ Who Dunnit
Silverhawk, Superthief
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,410. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Silverhawk as he's known to in the trade, is a high end thief. Already wealthy from his last caper in Australia, he's living in in island paradise, but that soon wears thin. He wants to get back in the game, to hone his impressive skills to a razor's edge. What to steal is the question, he's learned that stealing from crooks is safe from the law, but if they find out who he is, death will follow.
Death of a Wannabe
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Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Frank May practices law but only the bland kind--writing wills, pushing papers. Not a seedy life in criminal law. But a dead body wakes you up to places you don't want to be. A call from frantic client Barney near the corpse of his wannabe-actress wife drags Frank in it. Only he really thinks Barney innocent. To see how, Frank will have to use his head. By Stanford law professor Lawrence Friedman.
Dangerous Waters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On a stormy night on the Oregon Coast failed writer Bert Sump craves a drink at his favorite casino. Instead he walks into the middle of a robbery. When the storm knocks out the power the police are occupied elsewhere and the crooks plan to kill all witnesses. With the odds falling fast, Bert must find a way to survive or today will be his last.
Sisters
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 54,030. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lauren Scott arrives to catalog late Janet Dracon’s estate, and finds a diary of the late Patricia Dracon, Janet’s twin. Janet discovered an affair between Patricia and an artist and ended it. Pregnant and Inconsolable, Patricia’s dies, and a lifetime later when ancient secrets are disturbed, murder arrives. Lauren and Jim try to solve the ancient Dracon mysteries before Lauren is a victim.
Dolled Up For Murder: A Gretchen Birch Mystery
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Series: Gretchen Birch Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Caroline Birch. Put her away. The message was clutched in the fist of a destitute former doll collector found dead at the bottom of a cliff with a valuable French doll’s parasol in her pocket. And the person seen fleeing the crime scene fits Caroline’s description. But Gretchen Birch knows her mother is innocent. The problem is, Caroline has disappeared.
Justice My Way - A New Dawn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Its a story of love, revenge, crime and a race against time. Its a story of a young man as he goes through University, training as a Barrister and then finds work within the government. He meets out justice in the way he only knows. It is a Crime Thriller.
Caso Ordallaba
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: Spanish. Published: August 1, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Con el particular estilo, ágil y fresco, de José Ángel Mañas, "Caso Ordallaba" nos introduce en un Madrid actual donde dos inspectores de policía, Pacheco y Duarte, investigan la muerte de un productor cinematográfico, que ha sido, además, violentamente emasculado. Sus pesquisas les llevarán a través de los ambientes más sórdidos, y también más elegantes, de una ciudad en ebullición.