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Adriana
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story. Do you remember the Watering Season? That favorite children’s tradition in the building to mark the end of the school year. You fill a can with water, go out on the balcony and empty the can on someone’s head. Good tradition, isn’t it? And do you remember Adriana? No one “watered” her, remember? Anna asked me once: “Why isn’t anybody watering Adriana?” Good question.
The Wicked Flee (Marty Singer Mystery #5)
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Series: Marty Singer Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A late-night knock on his door pulls retired DC homicide detective Marty Singer out of a sound sleep and drops him into a desperate hunt to find Lucy Rhee, the kidnapped sister of his friend, Chuck Rhee. With no clues, no leads, and almost no hope, they've only got guts and instinct to discover where The Wicked Flee…and save Lucy before she’s gone forever.
The Secret Staircase (A Wendover House Mystery Book 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A strange inheritance leads Tess MacKay to an island in Maine. In her unknown relative's ancient house, she discovers that the sins of the past are very much alive and able to be visited on the children. Smugglers and pirates and an old curse are not just things of the past, but dangers and mysteries to be reckoned with today.
Trust Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,350. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Betrayed by the men she loved and condemned by the media as an embezzler, financial advisor Ela Danforth seeks sanctuary in the small town of Rockypoint, New Hampshire, where she believes her world will return to normal, until a mysterious stalker threatens her refuge, just as a charming lawyer, Nash McCain, enters her life.
Raining Men and Corpses
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Raina Sun is a typical graduate student trying to keep her head above water, but her life careens out of control when she became the prime suspect for the murder of her college adviser. And the only man she ever loved reappears as the lead detective to the case and wants to reignite their passion (or at least he's sending out smoke signals). This humorous murder mystery will have you laughing.
Maid in the Shade
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,080. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Gretchen Gallen is back! The financial wunderkind who left the city for the village of Bridle Springs and hilarious new friends is continuing to run her business, "Crisis Cleanup," while maintaining her ties with Charlotte power brokers Dallas & Harlan. Gretchen has her hands full from the beginning as she answers a wildlife rescue call at a death scene. Can it get more complicated than that? Yes!
Eating It Too
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sophie pours love into her cooking. For years, she shared her gift with her husband. Now, she will infuse her baking with every feeling she possesses—one final act as payment for everything Harold plans for their future.
To Sleep No More (A Dalton & Dalton Preternatural Mystery)
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Series: Dalton & Dalton Preternatural Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by R.K. Hinrichsen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A 136 page historical mystery fantasy. She's broken-hearted. He's the man who loves her. Preternatural scientist Alexandra Dalton and her estranged husband Richard Dalton, a treasure hunter, join forces to unravel a mysterious "Night Hag" murder at Watson Manor.
The Blind Assman -- A Boone Butters Crime Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short of money -- and short of breath -- odd-jobs man Boone Butters takes what he hopes will be an easy score: chasing an unwanted patron from an unsavory nightspot. But nothing is ever as easy as it ought to be for Boone, and with his health getting worse, simple sometimes equals deadly… THE BLIND ASSMAN is the fourth story in the Boone Butters series.
The Best Revenge (Camilla Randall Mysteries - the Prequel)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
THE CAMILLA RANDALL MYSTERIES: Snarky, delicious fun. Perennially down-and-out socialite Camilla Randall is a magnet for murder, mayhem and Mr. Wrong, but she always solves the mystery in her quirky, but oh-so-polite way.
In Over Her Head Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
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Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,800. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Chloe is hired to discover the identity of the body found at her clients mailbox. He wasn't left behind because of postage due. It's up to Chloe and Tony, her best friend's boyfriend visiting from Miami to find out who he is and who killed him. She also has a little help or ghoulish hindrance, however you want to look at it. Throw in a little romance and it's a lot of fun.
Scorpio Rising
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Series: New Age Noir, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,530. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A criminal profiler investigates the killing of a New York City heiress, only to discover that her death is linked to two other murders on the same day: a dot-com millionaire in San Francisco, and the team leader of a government counter-terrorist project in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Pies & Peril (A Culinary Competition Mystery)
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Series: Culinary Competition Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Amy Ridley decided to compete in the Kellerton Summer Festival Pie Contest, the last thing she expected was to find the reigning pie queen, Mandy Jo, dead! It turns out Mandy Jo accumulated more enemies than baking trophies. But when Amy receives a threat her own life, she does some investigating herself. Now if Amy doesn't find out who wanted the pie queen dead, her own goose may be cooked!
Food of Love: A Comedy about Friendship, Chocolate, and a Small Nuclear Bomb
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Part thriller and part screwball romantic comedy, Food of Love tells the story of Regina, a former supermodel, now princess of a tiny European principality, who has lost her skeletal figure and finds herself threatened by an unknown assassin.
Mrs Hudson's Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Sherlock Holmes retired to the Sussex Downs, his long-time (and long-suffering) housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, went along to run his life. But when the house is invaded, shortly after his meeting with Miss Mary Russell, Mr Holmes refuses to turn his mind to the problem, leaving Mrs Hudson herself to solve the case.
Haunted Romance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirty years ago two high school seniors competed for a trophy, a scholarship and a girl. One of them ended up dead and the other won all three treasures. Now follow the story of Tori Clark, a girl haunted by the spirit of the murdered boy. Tori is asked to expose the murderer and bring justice to the thirty year old cold case. But something unexpected happens along the way.
The Guilty Countess
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Series: Markson Regency Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,180. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Can Lady Donna Kersey find the true killer before she faces the gallows.
About Hana
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Series: The Hana Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,980. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Hana has given up on life and love but a brutal mugging causes her to wake up and face both. Men are hunting her and she has no idea why and a handsome new colleague causes her to doubt her singleness. Shrouded in mystery and intrigue, Hana discovers that love will find a way, whether she likes it or not.
Trace Evidence
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Series: The Preston Andrews Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Press has to work this one without his partner. There's been a murder entirely too close for comfort, and the whole VA team has to come together to prove Trace's innocence. Unrequited love can be a real killer!
Watching Marilyn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,450. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the heatwave summer of 1962 Frank Watson, an investigator with a dubious past in pre-revolutionary Cuba, is hired to plant phone taps in the Hollywood home of Marilyn Monroe. There are rumours Monroe has kept a diary, a red book, detailing her affair with John F. Kennedy, the record of a scandal that could bring down the President.