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The Woolworth's Massacre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Peaceful mountain getaway or terrorist target? When a mountain resort's reputation is threatened by an explosion at a supermarket opening, Hendrych and Kroupa are on hand to sift through the rubble. However, faced with the biggest body count in their careers, there's no shortage of suspects to choose from.
The Zone
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,880. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
John served as a Military Police officer then opted to go into civilian law enforcement. He kept his nose clean and finally made detective and this is where we join the story. The Zone is a place within the city where "adult" businesses are conducted and some not at all legal. The Free-fire Zone is controlled by one man. Marcus Jones. His mistake was running into John Collins...
The Admirer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,570. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Rose Fraser is nervous yet excited at the idea of a London season. Her excitement fades away when she starts receiving threats in the form of intricately folded, anonymous notes. Nerves turn to fear as the threats escalate. Feeling trapped, unable to go to the police, she turns to the only person she thinks can help her, her most serious suitor, private investigator James Grey.
A Conflict of Interest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,010. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private investigator Jake Stevens has had his fair share of boring cases, until he's asked to follow the beautiful Emily Jacobs, a business writer for the Chicago Tribune, by her boyfriend Brandon Fisher, heir to the Fisher Pharmaceutical empire. Soon the case turns on it's head and Jake is thrust into a conspiracy that stretches across decades and continents.
Strange Stories - The Book of Thrills
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Stephen lives a dull life in which he has never taken a risk or chanced his luck. His only passion is reading crime fiction and sucking up all the thrills he lacks in his life. But one day the stories come looking for their payback...
Daisy's Chain
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Series: Storage Ghosts, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short paranormal story about storage locker ghosts. Following a near death experience Grace Abrahams can now see ghosts. She helps ghosts that she meets at storage locker auctions. In this story Grace meets an angry ghost who forces her to bid for a locker full of old clothes. Grace doesn’t like him, and she doesn’t trust him, but she agrees to help him.
Red Sun Over Panama
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,020. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Late Fall, 1941 Paul Jarvis uncovers clues suggesting the possibility of a plot to blow up the locks at Pedro Miguel and Miraflores while investigating a series of suspicious murders. With the help of his partner, Sergeant Joe Duggan and the area MPs, he rushes to stop the attacks and capture the people involved.
White Crosses
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mr. Varney and Mr. Johnson are on vacation out west, travelling in an old school bus they’ve converted into an RV. When thirteen-year old Kelly befriends them at a campground in Gallatin Canyon, they suspect that her guardian is up to no good. Is she the unwitting victim of a kidnapping? Or is something more sinister going on? Varney & Johnson originally appeared in the short story Leave No Wake.
Tennis for Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Veteran international tennis superstar—Harold Frankly—battles with his arch nemesis in a match which holds so much more weight than a mere career-ending exhibition. With five million dollars on the line, and a chance to pay off all those lingering debts that threaten to smother him, Frankly must win. At any cost. A grim tale of desperation in the face of hope. Tennis for Two: A Short Story.
Clamming Up
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
29-year old Kate O’Malley discovers that working for a peeping pervert and a verbose hostess can bring adventure, mystery, love and major trouble to her life. Set in quirky Tofino, British Columbia, Clamming Up is packed with adventure, laughs, romance and a murder mystery that unfolds with tantalizing suspense. Characters abound, relationships grow, and the sharks start circling, literally.
Double Crossing and Double or Nothing (Boxed Set)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,000. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Two Meg Mims award winning novels. DOUBLE CROSSING – WINNER of the 2012 BEST FIRST NOVEL Spur Award from Western Writers of America AND a 2012 FINALIST for the USA BOOK NEWS Awards – for Fiction: Western and DOUBLE OR NOTHING – FIRST PLACE WINNER, 2013 LARAMIE AWARDS – Mystery from Chanticleer Writing Competition. Lily Granville stunned by her father’s murder heads west to find love and adventure.
Double or Nothing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
FIRST PLACE WINNER, 2013 LARAMIE AWARDS – Western/Mystery from Chanticleer Writing Competition October, 1869: Lily Granville, heiress to a considerable fortune, rebels against her uncle’s strict rules. Ace Diamond, determined to win Lily, invests in a dynamite factory but his success fails to impress her guardian. When Ace is framed for murder before their wedding night, Lily must save him.
Double Crossing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
WINNER of the 2012 BEST FIRST NOVEL Spur Award from Western Writers of America AND a 2012 FINALIST for the USA BOOK NEWS Awards – for Fiction: Western August, 1869: Lily Granville is stunned by her father’s murder. Only one other person knows about a valuable California gold mine deed — both are now missing. Lily heads west on the newly opened transcontinental railroad, to track the killer.
Golden Relic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Clan Destine Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A rollicking good yarn that mixes detective fiction with Indiana Jones-style adventure. When Professor Lloyd Marsden is found murdered in the Museum of Victoria, Special Detective Sam Diamond is assigned to catch the killer. Thrown into a world of obsessive collectors, strange poisons, funerary rites and ancient artefacts, Sam’s photographic memory and cryptic crossword skills are invaluable tools
Operation Paradise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,170. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Clan Destine Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Perth cop Eve Rock is investigating a series of abductions from the seedy inner-city Paradise Nightclub when her boss adds a murder case to her workload. Now, Eve loves a challenge – about as much as she loves red wine, exotic food and cigars – but this case is a bit tricky because she’d speed dated the sleazy salesman hours before he met his Maker. But then ‘tricky’ is Eve’s middle name.
The Mia Ferrari Mysteries Trilogy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 219,160. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A set of 3 stand-alone mysteries, which can be read separately, but they will be even better when read in chronological order. Mia Ferrari is a feisty, smart-talking, determined woman working in the international world of hotels amid illicit love affairs, trouble-making celebrities, temperamental chefs, sinister characters, suicides, and the list goes on!
Burying the Truth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Burying the Truth is a a short story about a married couple facing their worst nightmare when they fall prey of a home invasion. Something goes terribly wrong, and two shotgun blasts seal their fate. Now, what will it take to bury the truth?
The Feather Chase
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Series: Crime-Solving Cousins Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,350. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Twelve-year-old cousins Sophie and Jessica don’t want to spend the summer together. When they find a briefcase full of feathers and hear footsteps behind them, they’re pushed into working together to solve the mystery of The Feather Chase.
Just the Facts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Racial tensions ignite when a black tenure candidate at McKinley University becomes a suspect in the murder of renowned English professor Franklin Lodge, chair of the tenure committee. Former NY cop reporter, now McKinley New-Press editor, Jake Bertrain becomes embroiled in an investigation that extends to a time and place that challenges his professional belief that news is just about the facts.
A Diller A Dollar A Really Dead Scholar
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lily is drawn into the investigation of murdered teacher Alexander Scholar through her job as Crown attorney but all the Kelly's could be at risk as this hits close to home as Rose and her friend Carol are the ones to find the body. Before the murderer is discovered all of the Kelly's may be in danger.