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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.
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.
Time Aside
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Judge Constance Merrywell has set aside time to recover from the shock of learning her son, a med student. has ALS. To avoid hovering over him, she escapes to her old home town of McConnelsville, Ohio, where life was once solvable. Here she reconnects with actress friend Lea Porter and meets Cortney Powell while sketching sulky rigs. Life is suddenly fraught with underlying mystery.
Secrets in Small Towns
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It all starts when Sue-Ann finds a zonked-out teen near her farm. When it turns out that he has escaped from a juvenile detention center long rumored to abuse its charges, she decides to investigate. But the kid goes missing, and Sue-Ann has to find him--especially since Sgt. Joe Bickley of the local sheriff's office is threatening to "out" Sue-Ann and her girlfriend unless she produces the boy.
Shadow Unit 14
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two new novellas about the Shadow Unit: Dark Leader - by Elizabeth Bear, Will Shetterly, and Emma Bull Due North - by Leah Bobet
Calamity Jayne and the Trouble With Tandems
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Series: Calamity Jayne Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What's the hardest part of learning to ride a tandem? The pavement. It's late July, and reporter Tressa Jayne Turner's summer is as sizzling as Ranger Rick Townsend when she covers TribRide—the ginormous state-wide bicycle ride—on a tandem bike with her rival in a Star Trek themed team! But when malicious pranks start to befall the team, Tressa is determined to get the true story.
Clearwater Assault
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Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Luke has been assaulted; Joe wants a piece of the guys who did it; Mia borrows big money from Frank; CHIPs is looking for a man who stepped off the grid five years earlier; Jimmy arrives - oops!; Sam gets assertive; Billy thinks about going back to school; Fred comes back to help solve the last case he was working when he was a cop; there may be a link to the FBI; another romp in Clearwater Beach.
Come Out - Come Out
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jenny Burke, a young girl, is kidnapped and her mother murdered. Jenny's father, Jake Burke, a CIA agent, will stop at nothing to find her. Samantha Clarkson, a FBI agent, has been tracking the kidnapper and killer for sometime. Agent Clarkson and Jake join forces in the hunt for the perpetrator. The man who took Jenny has no motive other than to satisfy his sadistic desires.
Sweet Somethings: The Ninth Samantha Sweet Mystery
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Series: The Samantha Sweet Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two things are on Samantha Sweet’s mind this summer—organizing a chocolate festival and finding information on the mystical carved wooden box that came into her life two years ago. At last, she believes she has located the person who can give the answers. But death comes to the festival and as new facts come to light, Sam's own life is in danger. Here is book #9 in this bestselling mystery series!
The Fourth Horseman (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
May 1144. Gareth and Gwen travel across the border into England on a diplomatic mission with Prince Hywel of Wales. When a murder case drops at their feet within moments of their arrival, they race to expose a plot that threatens not only their lives, but the life of the future King of England himself. The Fourth Horseman is the third Gareth and Gwen medieval mystery.
Shadow Unit 13
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Wild Card" by Leah Bobet "Underworld" by Elizabeth Bear "Single Bullet Theory" by Chelsea Polk "Apolysis" by Emma Bull and Will Shetterly
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Gone
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Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 14. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two little girls from Far North Queensland are abducted. Bloodstained remains of a dress are found. There is no contact by the girls or their abductor. After 2 years missing, both girls are considered dead. Ben Hood is hired by one of the distraught mothers to examine the evidence. Ben’s brutal approach quickly unearths secrets and a dangerous search begins for the girls, dead or alive.
The Coercion Key
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Series: The Craig Modern Thriller Series, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,250. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Belfast's Suicide When a series of suicides occurs within a short period of time, and every one is committed by a person with everything to live for, Marc Craig's suspicions begin to rise. On investigating, Craig's team enters a world that links cyber reality with real lives, where respectable façades unravel to reveal hidden identities. The Coercion Key. Book Seven in the Craig Crime Series
Deadly Benefits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
A young mother dies in the intensive care unit and the medical center goes into a defensive tailspin. Fingers point to a fatal medication error by moonlighting pharmacist, Heli Harri. But Heli bites back and begins a chase for the truth that becomes a surefire prescription for hidden danger and unexpected romance, while behind the white drape of medicine, a chilling murder almost goes undetected.
The St. Paul Conspiracy (McRyan Mystery Series)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Award winning author, Roger Stelljes, delivers an action packed story in the McRyan Mystery Series (FIRST CASE, DEADLY STILLWATER, ELECTING TO MURDER). Homicide detective "Mac" McRyan becomes involved in a complex murder investigation with repercussions far beyond an ordinary serial killer case - national and political security concerns lie at the root of this tangled, fast-paced crime novel.
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. She has more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand. The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
Ghost in the Ashes
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Series: The Ghosts, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,780. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Caina Amalas must save an escaped slave even as the Empire threatens to fall into war.
A. P. B. A Whit Pynchon Mystery
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Series: Whit Pynchon Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Special investigator Whit Pynchon and crime reporter Annie Tyson-Tyree race against time to find the psychotic killer who is murdering the wives and girlfriends of all the cops in the small West Virginia town of Millbrook