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Remember My Name
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
On a family trip abroad, ten year old Catherine Ojo goes missing. Her three step-sisters know what happened, but vow never to tell. Soon their shared silence uncovers dark family secrets and threatens to tear their family apart. But little do they know that thousands of miles away a young girl embarks on a nearly twenty year journey to reclaim the life stolen from her and make her sisters pay.
The Carib's Smile: the first Jacinta Joseph Caribbean adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Jacinta "JJ" Joseph is a tough New Jersy homicide detective who retires to her native St. Theresa, expecting something of a vacation--sipping fruity drinks with little paper umbrellas--that sort of thing. Instead she gets involved in solving four murders with the help of Oni, a Carib Indian grandmother. Together they take on the evil, patriarchal forces that dominate the island.
Deep Fried Trouble
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,130. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Widowed and officially retired, EUGEENA PATTERSON throws herself into organizing the neighborhood association. This presents a great opportunity to re-connect with old friends and get to know new neighbors like recently widowed Amos Jones, that is until Eugeena stumbles upon her estranged neighbor’s dead body. Eugeena’s daughter is fingered as a prime suspect, but where is she?
Monroe County Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,630. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Colored teenagerTeddy Park planned a trip to Mississippi in 1964. Teddy’s troubles begin when he takes a likening to an attractive white girl living next door to his Auntie. Unknown to Teddy, he is breaking a long-standing social rule concerning mixed race affairs. Adding to this volatile situation was, unknown to Teddy; his love interest was dating a racist psychopath. Will Teddy get home alive?
Fatal Desire
Series: Black Widow. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,430. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 by 5 Prince Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
All she wants is to live a normal life. So who does she have to kill to get that?
Finding Lizzie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Notified by a young detective assigned to the cold case of his missing sister, Lizzie Owens, Ira returns to the South to aide in uncovering the mystery behind Lizzie’s disappearance. Through many dreams, talks with his uncle, and the discovery of his deceased father's personal items, memories of Ira’s past are revealed, and he discovers more about himself than he ever imagined.
Gypsy in the Moonlight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
This work of historical noir fiction is set on the island of Trinidad during World War II. As stealthy Nazi U-boats try to reach the ports of Latin America, Trinidad becomes a vital outpost in the British and American effort to head them off. But as the days grow hotter and the nights grow longer lying in wait for those Nazi ships, restlessness turns to mischief, and mischief turns to murder.
Pennant Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A mystery novel about the breaking of the color line in major league baseball in the mid-forties...
My Pastor Didn't Do It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
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.
Salt Spring Island Murders
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,770. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by KingDominion Publishers, LLC. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
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...
Saving Face (The Bancrofts: Book 1)
Series: The Bancrofts, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
Edward Carlisle, the president of Mount Faith University is dead. Natasha Rowe and her partner Harry Campbell are asked to go under cover to investigate what appears to be a murder. In the process of investigating, Natasha finds herself attracted to lecturer and psychiatrist Taj Jackson.
Storm Warning (Crime Fiction)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,000. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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.
Wanda's Reign
Series: The Mike Black Saga, Book 21. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Wanda Moore finally has exactly what she’s always wanted—she is in control of Mike Black’s criminal organization. In the short time that she’s been carrying power, Wanda has made some powerful enemies. She has made one powerful and loyal ally: Rain Robinson. During Wanda’s Reign, Rain has proven time and time again that she is a good soldier and loyal ally to Wanda.
Lakeside University Cover Up
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A cross is burned in the yard of two black Lakeside Univ students. As black students turn up the pressure, the campus stands on the verge of a racial explosion. Campus leaders seek the help of Dr. Wendell Oliver, the country’s leading expert in diffusing racial tension. Dr. Oliver takes the feuding students on a weekend retreat filled with action, danger, sexual attraction and racial conflict.
Detonate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,490. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Private Investigator Tyrone King finds himself caught up in a series of terrorist acts, including a plot to blow up a train on the border between Canada and the United States. To prove his innocence, he chases the real terrorists from Niagara Falls to New York City with the help of Sarah, a beautiful passenger on the train. King goes undercover to join the terrorists and try to stop them.
Dark Town Redemption
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013 by Gary Hardwick. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A boy is killed in 1967 Detroit after the worse riot in American history. Robert Jackson, a black Vietnam vet is devastated by the death of his younger brother. Thomas Riley, one of the cops involved, harbors a terrible secret. And just as both men look into the abyss, an event occurs which galvanizes the nation and uncovers the elusive killer and his shocking motive.
Double Dead
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,660. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by Gary Hardwick. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
When Detroit's mayor, Harris Yancy, is murdered, authorities implicate his mistress, Ramona Blake. Ramona had been with Yancy before he died and, worse, fled the scene with Yancy's locked briefcase. Enter Jesse King, who becomes convinced that Ramona is innocent and, when he launches his own investigation, is accused of Yancy's murder.
Cold Medina
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,560. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by Gary Hardwick. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Detroit Inspector Tony Hill, head of the Special Crimes unit, is called in to investigate the mutilation murder of a crack cocaine dealer as a new drug Cold Medina, a cheap, super-addictive version of crack cocaine ravages the motor city. After the streets are saturated with Medina, the drug is discovered to produce unpredictable aggressive behavior.
Medea and the Geechees
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 112,030. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Mr. P turned me into a millionaire when he bought the rights to my life story. He did this on the condition I sign an iron-clad agreement never to go public. That was 15 years ago and even he will tell you I held up my part of the deal. But a body can stand just so much. For 15 years I've been made fun of and laughed at by everyone who knows me. For 15 years the world has come to know me as

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