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Rocket Crockett and the Shanghai She-Devil
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Dusky derring-doer and Korean War jet jockey Lt. Rufus "Rocket" Crockett has thwarted a plot to flood America with a new species of heroin. But he has offended a terrifying, irresistible enemy: the Shanghai She-Devil. Her recompense? His flesh, his very soul.
The Lucky Cat - Black Cat Vol. 1 - A Salem Massachusetts Mini Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Kathy Taylor had weathered eight rough years as a black female police officer in Boston - but enough was enough. She turned in her badge, moved up north, and set up shop as a private investigator in historic Salem, Massachusetts. Now she's surrounded by wiccans and herbalists, by crystal shops and psychic pizza-deliverymen. And her first client has just stepped in the door.
Pennant Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A mystery novel about the breaking of the color line in major league baseball in the mid-forties...
How To Be Black Only On Weekends
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
How To Be Black Only On Weekends is a funny, engaging and suspenseful novel that captures the underbelly of life for several successful black families that made it "from the hood". This book is an exciting, fast paced journey that is spiced with ethnic humor which will often make you laugh out loud. Great for all audiences. Guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat.
Alexander Steele Murder Mystery Trilogy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,610. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Death Dealer, Deadly Ring and Legacy of Death are the first three short stories featuring fictional character Alexander Steele. The setting for this trilogy is Philadelphia, Atlantic City and the surrounding areas. Steele's attempts to retire and run his private nightclub in peace have not gone according to plan. Case after case seems to land on his doorstep.
Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales)
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The interweaving, experimental short tales in Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales) present characters whose experiences challenge the notion that time flows in only one direction. If you want to understand what is happening at any given point in time, you cannot only look to the past for clues. You must consider the future.
Signs Follow on the Chesapeake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,700. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Thesaurus Ink. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
In the backwaters of the Chesapeake Bay, Bill Grogan uncovers a world of voodoo and snake handlers as he tries to solve the ongoing murders of a Death Row inmate’s family and prove his innocence.
Lucifer Travels-Book #1 in the suspense, mystery thriller
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A riveting tale of fate and faith as a whirlwind of events lands, 73 year old Louisiana native, Daniel freeman in a hospital bed; and then, in a confessional, telling his life story to a young local priest. As the priest and Daniel delve into his old trespasses, it becomes more apparent that the priest and Daniel’s life have been mysteriously connected by these exact events.
Dillon and The Last Rail To Khusra
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,770. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
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When Dillon gets caught up in the revolution of a North African country he had no idea it would lead to him being hired as the bodyguard of Princess Salena and taking THE LAST RAIL TO KHUSRA on an adventure full of danger, thrills and treachery!
Night Shift
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
The Prime Minister of Israeli is the victim of a failed assignation attempt during a fund raising event in Los Angeles. He’s wounded and immediately flown to a medical center in San Francisco. This facility is a Safe House for International dignitaries funded by U.S. Government. The Prime Minister is isolated on the sixth floor of the hospital. The floor is sealed off to hospital personnel
Cross-Eyed: Part One
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,530. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Can Lexi Delarosa protect Russell Cross and her heart?
Easy Money: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
"Wryly done with a sardonic hand, Pamela Samuels Young's Easy Money reminds us that greed can blind the best and worst of us to our own foibles." – Gary Phillips, author of Monkology Two crooked lawyers who’ve stumbled upon a simple way to make some quick cash, soon find that the easy money, comes at a price.
The Setup: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
When a star running back is gunned down by a cop with a questionable history, the city of L.A. is on the verge of a racial explosion. Enter a lawyer who comes to the cop's defense . . . but a desire for justice has nothing to do with it.
My Pastor Didn't Do It
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
When the sexy Anemone Allon’s body turns up in her basement dead, the only evidence recovered from the scene is Pastor Tony Hook’s DNA, and all he can offer for an alibi is that he was alone in his study, praying for Anemone’s soul. And his own. Sgt. Chris Sears identifies him as her prime suspect and Pastor launches his own investigation, embarking on a hilarious journey to find the real killer.
Do For Love (A Virginia Bridgeforth Ghost Mystery #1)
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
What would you do for love? When Virginia Bridgeforth is asked by her dead grandmother to find the family of a man her grandfather killed over fifty years ago, she agrees. In an attempt to exonerate her grandfather she will go on a journey to the past and solve the mystery of a murdered man who everyone had reason to hate. In the balance is her grandfather's soul.
Salt Spring Island Murders
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Pouge Monbeton is asked to solve the murder of one colored male. He discovers that the solution to this murder lies in two previous murders on this small island off od Vancouver Island. His ramblings about the island, at the request of the widow, reveal some interesting insights into who the murderer or murderers are. We are left to decipher the facts after an expose to the community is made.
The Blood Line: Behind The Shield
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,770. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by KingDominion Publishers, LLC. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Special Agent-in-Charge Krishon Watts and her team of special agents at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Detroit Field Office are on edge after various attacks on the New York Stock Exchange is tracked back to the City of Detroit. It is up to them to stop the mastermind known only as 'The Voice' before it's too late...
Love & Consequences 4: Rock Stars (G Street Chronicles Presents)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by G Street Chronicles. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Lucas Cain and Noah Ramsey are detectives and partners in the NYPD, known to their fellow officers as Rock Stars. A title well earned but they didn’t make it to where they are without heartache. Trapped in a state of turmoil, Lucas is thrown for a loop with a blast from the past that he never saw coming. Can the villain be bested? Will Noah be tamed? Will Lucas settle the demons of his past?
Storm Warning (Crime Fiction)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,000. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
The Caribbean is not just sun, sand and smiling natives bearing coconuts full of fruity drinks! Far from it! Set on the imaginary island of St. Crescens, the five stories in this collection of short crime fiction will take you deep into the heart of an island society where poverty, corruption, greed and sex form a potent and explosive brew.
King Juba's Chest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,290. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
King Juba's Chest is a thundering, spellbinding, globetrotting American saga on the raw and dirty side of the tracks. An improbable young illegal Mexican immigrant eludes the ruthless Zetas cartel, claws her way through a collapsing smuggler's tunnel, survives the ICE raids of the rat-infested colonias, finally, rising up from the ashes of poverty to become CEO of a major American corporation.