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Mark of The Beast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jackson Dark is a freelance graphic artist and creative writer, supplementing his income as a private investigator. Dark was in Los Angeles when his college friend, Attorney, Tommy C. Phillips II, was brutally murdered by Organized Crime figure named Frankie “The Beast” Calabrese. Now, the well-known, universally feared crime figure is laying claim to the entire city of Savannah.
Honor Code
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
In a small southern town where everyone knows your business, Dect. Larry Robbins must solve the disappearance of eighty-year-old George Beason. When evidence indicates Beason left on his own, Robbins could close the case, but his instinct tells him more’s at stake. As he uncovers clues about Beason’s family, Robbins must untangle conflicting motives & hidden agendas to bring Beason home alive.
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.
Fallen + Marli & Lalo
Price: Free! Words: 39,620. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Marli has a few problems. For starters Lalo, an alien, fell from the sky into her yard. An alien! When Marli finds a way to communicate with him she finds out he has amnesia. The only thing Lalo knows is he needs to protect Marli. When people go missing, Marli & Lalo become wrapped up in solving the mystery but could the solution lead to uncovering things that should stay covered?
Broken Heart: A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
In the past year Detective Josephine “Jo” Reed-Powell brought down one of the most notorious serial killers in a decade in Charlotte-Mecklenburg County. When Jo arrives at a new crime scene, something seems very familiar to her. She immediately thinks she may be dealing with a copycat killer. Or is she?
Oven Baked Secrets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
EUGEENA PATTERSON is not happy about her next-door neighbor, Louise Hopkins, being sent to live in a nursing home. Without her fellow neighborhood watch buddy, Sugar Creek isn’t the same anymore. When a stranger reveals a stunning secret about Louise’ past, Eugeena questions if the young woman’s claim is for real or if she is a con artist?
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?
God Don't Like Haters 2
Price: Free! Words: 37,610. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Felony Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Kirbie Amor has been betrayed by her longtime lover and now she wants revenge. But the tables turn and she ends up making a decision that pushes her away from her love of music and sets her on a path that leads her deeper into the underworld of drugs and secrecy. La'Renz Taylor has reunited with his mistress Sundi Ashworth. But he has his suspicions that she's not as loyal as she claims to be.
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.
Who's Next
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Now that the people responsible have been dealt with, it’s time to clean up the mess they made. Wanda sat at Cuisine the night that Leon Copeland explained to Black that everything that was going on, began while she was in command of the family. Now Wanda knows that she has to make things right.
Under Covers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,340. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Naomi is days away from marrying the man of her dreams when she must face the man of her nightmares. But even though it is an encounter she would like to avoid, the clock is ticking and she is running out of other options. Jordan knows there are layers to his future wife that he has yet to uncover. But when he starts peeling them back will their love withstand all he discovers?
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
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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.
Origins of an African Elemental
Series: African Elementals, 1-3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,050. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
This prequel boxed set is the first, second and third episode of the African Elementals series. Mawu, Iniko, and Shania grow into their strength as mothers and warriors. These women wield the elements and war swords to save this universe from an ancient evil.
Rocket Crockett and the Shanghai She-Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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.
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...
How To Be Black Only On Weekends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,610. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
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.

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