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Justice Comes Home
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After nearly four years of war, the citizens of Devlin's Crossing, Wisconsin, are grateful for a chance to celebrate peace, but police chief Patrick Morgan wants nothing to do with the city's massive street party. He can't understand how people can celebrate while his son lies dead in a grave somewhere in Europe, never to return home.
The Claret Murders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,530. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An inheritance at risk and the discovery of an extraordinary cache of old wines during Nashville’s history-making flood leads to foul play and death in this Mark Rollins mystery adventure.
Nowhere in Sight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014 by Whimsical Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Kate’s future becomes one puzzle after another when a mystery caller claims the portrait of Grandmother Petra belongs on their family tree. While Kate hunts for clues to locate the portrait, she struggles with family challenges, and yet another cry for help to unearth the stench at Glenwood cemetery. With a cop as backup, and Luanne at her side, Kate becomes a target not once, but twice!
Other People's Skeletons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Rebecca’s shocked when Chris Nicholson, her glamorous law partner, is arrested for murder--but not nearly so shocked as when she discovers Chris can’t come up with an alibi. What she was doing, Chris says, involves a secret so damaging she’d be drummed out of San Francisco legal circles if anyone knew. So what’s left? Sure enough, when Rebecca uncovers it, her world tilts on its axis.
Dead in the Water
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
San Francisco lawyer Rebecca Schwartz has occasion to wonder when she and her weekend hostess, Marty Whitehead, find a body floating in the 30-foot kelp tower at the Monterey Aquarium, and Marty's promptly dragged off to the slammer. Rebecca quickly grasps the Emily Post solution—sign on as Marty's lawyer, try to keep her out of the deep end, and somehow avoid drowning in a sea of lies.
From Beyond The Grave
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Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carl Danby returns to tackle another unusual case. During a séance, a psychic claims the late Samuel Bittner was murdered. With no body to autopsy, Danby relies on his best skill—talking. Tension increases as Samuel’s relatives insist the patriarch died of natural causes. With little physical evidence to process, will Danby discover the truth? 18,444 words; additional material at the end.
Tourist Trap
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
So what’s a nice Jewish girl doing at an Easter sunrise service? Lawyer Rebecca Schwartz WOULD pick the one with the body nailed to the landmark cross! Coincidence? Not so much. Next: mass shellfish poisoning at Pier 39. A very different kind of serial killer is operating here—one who seems to have a grudge against the whole city. Next: mass shellfish poisoning at Pier 39
Sourdough Wars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,780. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
To you, it’s just a frozen lump of dough; but to some, it’s life and death... Especially to handsome Peter Martinelli, who wants to auction off the fabled sourdough starter from his family’s famous bakery. But who’d buy a frozen hunk of flour and water? Only, it turns out, every bakery in San Francisco. Someone would even kill for it. And does...
Dead Man Ohio
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,390. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
There's a monster under the bed! No, wait, it's too big to fit there. It's stealing Alice's car! Our intrepid crew of ghost hunters is at it again, this time in Ohio, where ghosts from the state's long-standing history roam the woods, and mythological beasts exist only in lore. Or do they?
School Stinks!
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Series: Kate Baker and Friends, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,680. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As if sixth grade wasn't bad enough, seventh grade is made more challenging when Kate Baker's arch enemy moves into her neighborhood and tries to steal her friends.
Death Turns A Trick
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Price: Free! Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Rebecca Schwartz, nice Jewish lawyer with a few too many fantasies, is happily playing the piano in a whorehouse when she suddenly finds herself assigned to make sure a near-naked state senator escapes a police raid. That dirty job done, a lovely evening turns even more delightful when she’s picked up by the cops and spends the next two hours at the Hall of Justice. Could this day get any worse?
The Curse of Thieves
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,390. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Million dollar motor yachts, high performance cars, masterpiece paintings and high value jewellery are being stolen all over Europe. Local police haven’t been able to catch the thieves as the goods are being moved across international borders. Can Major Vince Hamilton find out what is going on and who is responsible? His brief; to stop more valuable items going missing and find the culprits.
Gene Pool
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Night comes to Whitton Falls, and with it a death, and then another and then a third. For Cate Somers, paleontologist and researcher, the university town she thought of as a safe harbor has an insidious element at work. The rules of what is ordinary no longer seem to apply. Cate gradually becomes aware that there is a hidden presence, alien and cold and impossible to stop.
The Demands of the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When two Mexican police are murdered in guerrilla territory in Chiapas, Mexico, a US firm close to the Mexican government is contracted to do an independent investigation. Mark Brown has his own ghosts and his own agenda, and has to work both sides to solve the case, in a place where any mistake could endanger lives - or reignite a war.
River Ghost: Paranormal Mystery Novelette by Elizabeth Eagan-Cox
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Price: $1.45 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
River Ghost, a paranormal mystery novelette by Elizabeth Eagan-Cox. Autumn, 2014 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Corlah Kellian, owner of the contemporary paddle wheel gambling boat, River Ghost, moonlights as a ghost investigator. She's on assignment at the antebellum Oak Grove Plantation, whose owners plan to turn it into a bed and breakfast inn, if Corlah can get rid of the ghost. 15,000 words.
Denim Blues Mysteries, Book 1: Retired and on the Rocks
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Series: Denim Blues Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A missing engagement ring leads to murder... It's been a month since Denim McHart hung up his private investigating career after he ended up with a bullet in his leg. The injury has forced Den to re-evaluate future goals in his career, his love-life and his spiritual life. To keep himself busy in early retirement, he's been attempting to restore an antique table and he's officially bored...
Stay, Illusion
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Series: Marius Besshaven, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two bodies. Murder-suicide, the authorities say. Marius Besshaven thinks the sheriff has it all wrong. The man they’re blaming had too much to live for, and there's someone else. A burned man, a man without a face whose past is darker and more frightening than anyone ever suspected. Marius's investigation forces him to tangle with a madman who may take from him all that he holds dear.
Hollownton Homicide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Homicide detective Anthony Hollownton thought he had seen it all until he and his partner, Rick Nelson, are called to a murder scene unlike any Tony has come across. There are no witnesses and none of the neighbors heard a thing. Once Tony starts to investigate the facts of the case become stranger and stranger. As the body count rises Tony is drawn into a world he did not know existed.
Mark Rollins' New Career and the Women's Health Club
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Price: Free! Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Against the backdrop of daily life in his fitness club for socially elite, wealthy women of Nashville, Tennessee, Mark Rollins investigates the disappearance of a club member's investment banker husband. The mystery reaches far beyond Nashville's city limits and puts Rollins and team in the gun sites of an organized criminal enterprise.
An Excerpt from Mortal End: A Simmering Pit of Jiggery Pokery: Chapters 1-6
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Price: Free! Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Mortal End is the old fashioned fairy-tale of intrigue, murder, cannibalism and incest that everyone is talking about. Ænus P. Wordsworth the arrogant, absinthe-drinking village rector plays detective attempting to discover just who the bones in the giant mound of burnt toffee belong to and how on earth they got there.