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Heller's Regret
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Series: Heller, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: Australian English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
There’s not much ordinary about Tilly Chalmers’ life as a security officer. Her latest assignments – two jobs involving children; protection of a valuable jewellery collection; and security at an unusual conference – provide plenty of adventures for her. But it’s her private life, including her complex relationship with her beautiful boss, Heller, causing her greatest personal challenges yet.
Sherlock Holmes: Gone in the Fog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It's 1914, the eve of the Great War. After a lengthy absence Holmes returns to Baker St. But, what has happened to bring about the shocking condition he was in? What strange adventure has reduced him to such an appalling state? Can Dr. Wartson bring him back? And then came that chill winter night when Holmes stepped out of the front door and simply disappeared. Gone in the fog.
Past Matters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,400. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After being fired, librarian Helen Wiels is happy to get a job cataloging a collection at a private estate. That is, until she learns women have been disappearing in the area without a trace for the last ten years – ever since her new employer returned to his childhood home. Will Helen be able to figure out what’s behind the disappearances, or will she be the next woman to vanish?
The Quiet Ones
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 129,560. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the aftermath of a high school tragedy, introverted Emma Cahill hits the trifecta of bad luck: victim, suspect and sole survivor capable of engineering the crime. The police are determined to solve the case, but dealing with teenagers creates challenges, particularly when survivors are reluctant to cooperate. Sometimes, suspecting the quiet ones is an easy solution, and sometimes it’s not.
The News in Small Towns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,160. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sue-Ann McKeown returns to her home town after a crushing six months of war reporting in Iraq. She has given up her high-profile job in Virginia and broken up with her boyfriend. Even her new job with a small-town newspaper seems almost too much to handle, especially since her old high school rival works there, too. But a dead goat is in her future, as well as voodoo, horses, and maybe even love.
The Ultimate Resolution
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Series: Jake Kingsley Apostle Island Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dissatisfied with the way the law has come to be practiced, Minneapolis trial lawyer Jake Kingsley "retires" to a 42 foot sailboat in the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior. A friend of a friend, a tragic accident on Otter Island, an old tractor and a lawsuit involving more than just legal claims, but intrigue and crime, bring Jake out of "retirement" for awhile.
Havoc's Cry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,170. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Victoria Novak is the only living Sorceress and has just been recruited for the Federal Paranormal Division, an FBI spin off for paranormal crime. Her first week on the job, she's thrown a serial killer case that leaves shapeshifters' bodies twisted into gruesome shapes. On top of that, she has to deal with the werewolf alpha's dominance games, the vampire master's jealousy, and her own new team.
An Unimportant Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 268,390. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A poor worker murdered in Ciudad Juárez, México, appears to be another cartel murder. Chihuahua State Police Detective Moises Calderón believes otherwise, and his instinct and experience lead the investigation to an influential maquila, where he finds reluctant allies and willful enemies. The outcome teaches Calderón something he did not expect to learn about himself.
The Eye's Revelation; Book 2 of Third Eye Trilogy
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Series: The Third Eye Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,390. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Book 2 carries on the suspense, action and thought-provoking nature of the Third Eye Trilogy. Shali and Clay race from Papua, New Guinea to Kathmandu, as the hunter and the hunted. They never anticipated paths they would take as they close in on secrets of their quest. The unknown entity trying to stop them is revealed while their closest partners show a side they never expected to see.
In Dog We Trust
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Series: Golden Retriever Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Steve Levitan has returned home to Stewart's Crossing after a bad divorce and a brief prison term for computer hacking. He becomes friendly with his new next-door neighbor, Caroline Kelly, and her golden retriever, Rochester. When Caroline is killed, Steve becomes the dog’s temporary guardian, and these two unlikely sleuths work to uncover the mystery behind Caroline’s death.
Dead Copy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,260. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Sassy, sexy Cauley MacKinnon is dying to escape the obituary beat and become a reporter for the Austin Sentinel. She gets her chance when smokin' hot FBI Agent Tom Logan asks her to pen a fake obit for a federal witness. Soon Cauley and her search and rescue dog finds herself up to her eyelashes in dead bodies, on the run from a corrupt sheriff and worried that the next obituary could be her own.
Jockeys and Jewels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,440. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.42 from 19 reviews)
National Readers Choice Awards Finalist - An undercover cop investigates the murder of his ex-partner and falls in love with the dedicated jockey he has deceived. His lies thrust them into the crosshairs of a ruthless killer. Now much more than their love is in danger.
Crimson Bayou
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Series: Mignon Thibeaux, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mignon Thibeaux, a renowned artist and recently returned local, is adapting to the slow-paced life of the Cane River and its enigmatic people. She finds a young woman floating in the bayou, strangled and left in the timorous dark waters. And it is Mignon who will become embroiled in the hunt for the person who is responsible for the young woman’s death.
Arcanorum: A Lake People Novel
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Series: Lake People, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,860. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Jane is a woman without a past. She wakes up in the back of a car with handcuffs on her wrists, with a man intent on doing her harm. She escapes, but into the murky underworld of New Orleans. A mysterious man shadows her and strange memories tantalize her.
Death of a Swan
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 123,080. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
David Charles is now a Detective Sergeant serving in South London in a time when safe crackers did not go in armed which was why, as far as he was concerned, there was a really huge question mark over why Swan had been found dead in front of the open relic of a safe.
Mercedes Drew the collection
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Series: The Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
Volumes one to three of the Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Nine short stories about Mercedes Drew, her 1969 Triumph Bonneville T120 motorbike and her boyfriend Detective Inspector Desmond Flowers, collected into a single volume. Also includes a preview of volume four, 'Smile for the Camera', a full length Mercedes Drew mystery. A country house robbery, a rock festival, a missing girl and a photographer.
I Remember Nobody
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
FemCorps agent, Hannah Ward, Pilgrim VII, returns to active duty in 2047, eager to prove herself. The ruling elders, Cyn Beda, send her to France to investigate the murder of a lonely old woman, whose secret puts a young woman’s life in danger and sends Hannah on the trail of a royal heir who is unaware of her birthright and the assassins who pursue her.
Things That Go Squeak in the Park
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Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,750. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s...most people add a few pounds over the holidays. Police Detective Moffat adds unsolved murders to his caseload. When 10-year-old Gina finds a body in the community garden, Captain Moffat realizes something strange is going on at the Department of Environmental Health in the historic western town of Biglerville in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Shattered (Donna Harp Series Book 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,820. Language: British English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
After the grisly discovery of a mutilated body, the small community of Greenville is held in the terrifying grip of a serial killer. Author Jason Denton immediately falls under suspicion, and while Sergeant Underwood is determined to prove his guilt, no matter what how he has to do it, the relatives of those being killed aren't so keen to wait for justice.
Cloaked in Blood
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Series: Eriksson (Darkwater Bay), Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
(Eriksson Novel #7) In the final chapters of Helen Eriksson's quest for the truth about herself, she uncovers the secret in Darkwater Bay that Jerry Lowe once warned her wasn't meant to remain buried. When the dust settles from the final confrontation, she wonders who will be left alive, and on whose side they'll stand.