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Willowood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
1952 in Norfolk, Virginia. Detective Walter Hodge figures he's seen it all until this murder on the Cape Charles ferry - a guy shot dead in a plumber's rig loaded with a half-ton of bagged cane sugar. The story leads Hodge down a trail tangled with Norfolk characters and low-lifes, hillbilly toughs, a crooked preacher and enough moonshine liquor to float a coal barge.
Jockeys and Jewels
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,440. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.42 from 19 reviews)
National Readers Choice Awards Finalist - An undercover cop investigates the murder of his ex-partner and falls in love with the dedicated jockey he has deceived. His lies thrust them into the crosshairs of a ruthless killer. Now much more than their love is in danger.
Dragon Rising
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,720. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A maverick FBI agent, John Blaine, is pulled into a web of international intrigue when his drug investigation turns up connections to hi-tech military smugglers. He chases a former KGB Colonel Konev who is manipulating a shipping crisis in the South China Sea to instigate confrontation between America and Communist China. My inspiration: Tom Clancy "Stealing Thunder" Trilogy Book No.1
21 Steps
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
The hardest part of committing a murder is getting away with it, especially when the case is assigned to a detective who is a relentless pursuer, a half-Cajun, half-Sioux investigator at the top of his game. The body of an elderly woman is discovered stuffed into her closet in her uptown mansion. Initial investigating officers find no leads, no suspects.
Punish the Deed (A Lucinda Pierce Mystery)
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Series: Lucinda Pierce Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,880. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The 2'nd Lucinda Pierce mystery. Who is killing the leaders of non-profit agencies up and down the east coast? Lucinda investigates the death of charity worker Sharon Fleming who was brutally murdered. A note found by her mutilated body bears the words, "I was left behind." Is this a motive for murder? When a series of notes are also left on Lucinda’s car windshield, she knows it’s personal.
The Paralegal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Paula Cooper, a paralegal, working for her boss, the infamous Thomas Denby, gets in way over her head in a blackmail plot. She tries to right herself, but things go terribly wrong while attending Judge Parks' Christmas party. The FBI team of Dibbs and Mendez attempt to apprehend a renowned assassin as Paula seeks redeemption, and tries to keep her special man she met the previous summer.
Mysteerie Manor
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,880. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Not without humor, this paranormal thriller is an edge-of-your-seat read about a team of sleuths forced to brush up on their supernatural savoir-faire after a crime is committed at an old mansion.
Every Night is a Holiday for Death
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,030. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a clever psychopath threatens the lives of his beautiful sexy wife Miranda, his precocious daughter Sky, and the safety of his beloved city Toronto, that he has sworn to serve and protect, Detective Ryan Telford, and his partner, William Billy Jackson pull out all stops to bring the cold blooded, heartless killer to justice.
The Blood Orange
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,270. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Blood Orange, a romantic mystery set in modern day Los Angeles, is a quest for a treasure and a search for the soul. Former cop, Max Brodie, returns as a grisly murder ignites a deadly conflict. Bandit's treasure and the romance of Old California are inextricably woven into a grand scheme of duplicity and intrigue where Max must uncover a vast puzzle. Nothing is what it seems to be.
Buried Deep: A Retrieval Artist Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A cold case starts it all—human bones discovered beneath the Martian soil in the alien Disty’s main city. "A high-velocity rush through cultures in full clash, as fear and panic overwhelm the day, and Rusch’s writing makes the far-out scenario feel as present and credible as today’s breaking news….Rusch has outdone herself yet again." The Edge Boston
Re-Gifted
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the eve of her mother's funeral Rosalee and her twin sister learn they have four days to uncover the secrets of their mother’s life and put the scant clues of their heritage into place. The major clue they have is right in front of them but it won’t open. Failing could have catastrophic results for the world they grew up in and the new one they’re discovering.
The James Charade
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Series: Burton James Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,190. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.85 from 13 reviews)
Join Burton James, one of Chicago's most eligible bachelors, as he masterminds an intricate plot to con a con man.
In The Prime of Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
When divers bring up a well-dressed corpse from the Brook Hollow Community Pond, fear grips the residents of the upscale exurban enclave—mostly Boomers at mid-life. It takes the creative mind of Matt Hapgood (one of the community’s few elders), plus the derring-do of a younger neighbor and friend, to discern a meticulously planned kidnap/murder plot, but in time?
The Byzantium Stone
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,830. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Samson Mondieu, the designated treasure hunter, is sent to track down a remarkable gemstone. Said to be God-made, it was last seen during the fall of Constantinople. Slowly, Samson comes to realize that what he is searching for is less a mystical object then the bedrock of the secret that drives all the other secrets. But that's not all he will discover . . .
Human Cargo
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,530. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dynamic, Hispanic PI Inez Leon teams up with Kiril Levertov, gaining access to Pasadena’s Russian community in order to find a missing family. She uncovers a culture of underground nightclubs and virtual slavery, as well the high price of a passage into this country. It’s up to Inez to find and free the trio.
The Heritage of Luke
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,180. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Upon the sudden, untimely death of her father, Amy Sinclair learns of a curse that has doomed the males of the Sinclair family for more than two hundred years. Determined to remove the threat to any children she might have someday, Amy begins a search for a woman who can remove the curse.
The Trophy Exchange (A Lucinda Pierce Mystery)
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Series: Lucinda Pierce Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,390. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Life’s been tough for Lt. Lucinda Pierce. She lost an eye and disfigured her face responding to a domestic violence call. She accidentally killed a small child in the middle of a shoot-out with his father. Now, she’s up against a serial killer and her main suspect is a highly respected doctor known for his international relief work. It's a good thing she doesn't mind bending the rules.
666
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,140. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jonathan Irons has been given great power ostensibly from God. He does not want such power. He wants only to continue teaching in the small-town high school. Events force him to use the power, so, with his beautiful, self-appointed assistant, Luci, he decides to reform government, starting in Congress and continuing through a dysfunctional Supreme Court.
Shadow Unit 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Contains three novellas: “Ballistic” by Sarah Monette, Emma Bull, Elizabeth Bear & Amanda Downum “Endgames” by Emma Bull “Overkill” by Elizabeth Bear plus bonus material.
Kiss the Witch (Detective Marcella Witch's series, book 6)
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Series: Detective Marcella Witch’s Series, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,260. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book 6 in the Detective Marcella Witch's series has the boys of the Second Precinct investigating the theft of a pharmaceutical compound designed to synthesize the very essence of life.