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Cold Pressed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,430. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The two things people fear most? Change and death. "With characters you love to hate, and just plain adore, Cold Pressed is a perfect balance of suspense, crime, and literary genius." - Jessica Bell, publisher of Vine Leaves Literary Journal
Short Stories and Flash Fiction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Stories and Flash Fiction from the author of "Zeigler, through Vidster's Eyes" and the blogger behind Defrosting Cold Cases.
Echoes of an Outlaw's Curse
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,160. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When Cameron Rensler's mother dies unexpectedly, his world is turned upside-down. Those who mean well tell him to move on, but closure is impossible for Cam. And for good reason. His mother has not moved on. She appears to him in her garden, in the kitchen, at his school-everywhere they shared memories.
The Skinwalker
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Series: Ray Corngrower Saga, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by CelestialWatersPublishing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
The fifth book in the Ray Corngrower Saga. Creek Nation Lighthorse Sergeant John Littlefeather is sent to Nevada with an extradition warrant. When he arrives, he finds that his prisoner has been released, John disguised as a prospector, hopes to make a citizen’s arrest, but instead must make a strange alliance in order to challenge a greater evil.
The Haunt of Fate
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,100. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Can fate work both ways? Do we only recognise the hand of fate when it goes against us? Or is it possible that it balances out over time? Is that what we mean by justice? For Estelle, it's a niggling feeling that something isn't right. Whatever part fate played in the ‘accidental' death of her husband, she needs to unravel a mystery to find out the truth.
A Death On Sunday
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 118,810. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by WillowTree Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
On a lovely spring day, violence intrudes on Tess Maher's world; her best friend, running buddy and possible soul-mate, Chick Donnelly, is shot and killed practically right before her eyes. But what the person who took Chick's life doesn't know is exactly who he's dealing with: a pissed off, grief-stricken, gun-toting woman who is described by her own mother as tenacious as a pit bull with a bone.
The Return from the Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Having survived two separate terrorist attacks, the intrepid team of Hendrych and Kroupa had hoped to put the horrors of their run-in with the extremist group, AVPW, behind them. However, the prospect of world domination is too strong and they're soon facing a nightmare from beyond the grave.
The Untethered Woman
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,410. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When a hit-and-run accident injures her mother, Police Chief Kate Williams rushes home to Quebec to be with her family. Once there, she discovers that there’s more to the “accident” than meets the eye. Now she will do whatever she needs to do to figure out who wanted to hurt her mother, and why.
Deadlines: A Written to Death Mystery Book 1
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Series: A Written to Death Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,930. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Elise Hepner. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ainsley Moss never thought she’d become a representative for the dead. But as a newbie obituary writer for the Aurora Fall’s Guardian, she gets a sneak peek at her new profession. Her ex-best friend and rival newspaper worker turns up blue and stiff as a board in the women’s bathroom—after they’ve had a less than civil confrontation.
Cheechako
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Series: Ray Corngrower Saga, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by CelestialWatersPublishing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
In Book 3 of the Ray Corngrower Saga, John Littlefeather tries to survive the harsh Alaskan tundra, where he finds that it is not just the animals and climate are savage. Meanwhile, in Oklahoma, both Ray and Ted find that one crime can easily lead into something much worse . Kick back in your chair and relax. Take off your shoes and get comfortable. There are stories I would tell.
The Handless Maiden: A Lakota Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Alex Turning Hawk, an Oglala Lakota medicine-man-in-training, and his wife, Tate, battle a night-stalking killer, the FBI, and their own Lakota neighbors. Driving in a blizzard, Tate is led by a ghost hitchhiker to the body of a friend—her hands cut off—hands tattooed with the words “Red Power.” To find the killer and the hands, will she and Alex follow the path of the Sacred Pipe—or the gun?
Open Season
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
No one is sorry when the Ruislip Wood Ripper, who already murdered three women, ends up dead in the forest, shot by a hunter while on the cusp of attacking his fourth victim. But there are too many coincidences for the taste of DI Helen Shepherd. Was it just pure luck that a hunter happened to be in the right place at the right time? And why did no one warn Anne Marie Sauvage about the killer?
Bridgevine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mike Price designs a time travel device with one thing on his mind: saving his slain sister. But when his fixation with the machine pries his mind from the present, he'll need to figure out a way to make things right before he loses his fiancée, his machine, and his life as he knows it.
State Of Disarray
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A whimsical murder mystery set within Northern California's 1941 State Of Jefferson secession movement. Augie Matayzel, a lovable but hapless character must clear himself of the murder of a Jefferson movement backer.
The Stoneman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Stoneman’s Purpose demands he bring living things to their end. And he does. Over and over—and over—again. But as Stoneman’s fatal tapestry nears competition, he cannot help but indulge himself. Just one more time. A disturbing story of single-minded obsession. The Stoneman: A Short Story.
Death at Noon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Gregory Kent late night radio host is dead; it’s the middle of the day a restaurant full of people but there are no suspects. Marlow finds that the secret recipe for murder is hidden in plain sight. To celebrate the publication of Death at Noon a special discount for Marlow's friends, just enter the Coupon Code DU42J for a special limited time offer.
Fog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the fog rolls in you'd better not make a sound...
Spooked!
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Series: Jeff Resnick Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
The trick-or-treaters have gone home and now it's time for the adults to celebrate All Hallows Eve. When Maggie suggests they consult an Ouija board, Jeff Resnick thinks it'll be anything but fun. And when they conjure up a ghost from Jeff's past, the game turns dangerous for the most vulnerable person in his life. (This short story directly follows Dark Waters.)
Murder In The Cards
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,300. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Leah Chernowski discovers more in the Tarot cards than she wants to know when she reads them for Ted Muccino, a sexy skeptic who doubts both her and the cards. Even her best friend Tula Mohr predicts love for the two. However, dreams show a hidden enemy determined to kill Ted. Leah must first convince the stubborn Italian an enemy exists and then unravel clues to the man’s identity...
Persistence Can Be Fatal (And Other Stories)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A failed screenwriter insists his wife listen to his latest script, until she feels compelled to stop him from ever reading a single word to her again; a prison warden has to figure out how a woman on death row escaped his prison from a foolproof cell; a maze becomes much more than a party game. . . just some of the stories that come to life in the pages of this collection.