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Emerging College Sex Rules
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When does sex become rape? This is the central question that arises when retired cop Jack McNamara's investigation of a missing student takes him through a college campus, its dorms, and the minds of its sexually active students.
Honeymoon in High Heels
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Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Fashion designer Maddie Springer is on her way to honeymoon paradise in Tahiti with her hot new husband. Sand, sun and a romantic suite all to themselves... until Maddie stumbles on the dead body of a Tahitian dancer. Suddenly her husband is spending more time with the local police than his wife. If Maddie wants to have a honeymoon at all, it's up to her and her friends to track down the killer.
Vampire Requiem: A Samantha Moon Story (Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
In the short story, VAMPIRE REQUIEM, private investigator Samantha Moon gets up close and personal with her dead ex-husband’s mistress, Nancy, who might be a woman who knows too much. When Nancy opens up to Sam about her history with Danny, Sam tries to forgive her and move on with her life, maybe even be friends. After all, Danny didn’t play it straight with either of them.
Mary's Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
One evening in late 1921 or 1922, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are talking over the unexplored portions of their past. A person might expect the older Holmes to have any number of these—but here, it is Russell who astonishes her husband with news of a previously unknown, even unsuspected, uncle. Jake Russell: scoundrel, charmer, eternal youth. What young girl could resist his charms?
Meltdown - Part 2
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon Special Agent Sam Jameson never pays much attention to the crackpots and goofballs with their shrill economic doomsday predictions… until their dire conjecture suddenly comes true. That's when her week blazes past horrible and crashes headlong into nightmarish.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Pink Jewel Conundrum
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Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
Holmes and Watson investigate the disappearance of a jewel from the library of the Mayor of Portsmouth.
My Blood Runs Cold - Part One: Lost Souls
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Former lawman turned gun-for-hire Rock Dylan is a man haunted by a terrible past and troubled by a bleak future. But when the most unusual customer he's encountered yet gives him her business, the investigation of one man's murder may lead to all out war -- and the loss of everyone Rock has ever cared about.
The Buried Treasure on Route 66: A Nancy Keene Mystery
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Series: A Nancy Keene Mystery. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Written as an homage to the Nancy Drew books, this humorous and PG-rated "mystery" especially targets women babyboomers who grew up loving the series. This book's main character is a “teenage sleuth,” very much like Nancy; but, its protagonist has just turned 18, has a boyfriend, and is ready to move out of her father's house. Will her father "let her go"? Find out in the trip on Route 66.
Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Mr Doom plots how to take care of the Psychopathic Social Network: The network which he built. And, now, must destroy. A story of blood, and justice. Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
Undercover Unicorn
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Series: Changes and Changers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Vanity is an FBI agent and a unicorn in human form, one of the lucky few endowed with magic after the Change almost three years ago. As a unicorn Changer, Vanity uses her unicorn magic and her badge to protect innocent Changers and normals alike from criminal Changers.
Coffee Clutch
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Series: The Jan Birch Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the mid sixties, homemaker Jan Birch maintains a tight circle of friends in her upstate New York suburban neighborhood. When the divorcée down the street is murdered, the women attribute her death to a hobo they’d seen months before. Quickly, though, Jan begins to suspect that the hobo has left the neighborhood long ago and the murderer may be one of her dear friends.
An American Detective in Paris
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Series: An American Detective, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
American detective, Kelly Sanders, is living and working in romantic Paris. She's just been hired to catch a jewel thief! This thrilling chase leads her across Paris and up the Eiffel Tower. She is aided new friend, Michel Philippe, and hampered by police detectives, Capitaine Martieu and Lieutenant Basteaux. Will Kelly find her jewel thief and, hopefully, love?
An American Detective in London
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Series: An American Detective, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
PI Kelly Sander and her partner in (solving) crime, Michel Philippe, are on holiday in London. However they hadn’t expected to find themselves in the middle of a case, and a poison pen writer, a blackmailer, and a haunted theatre to contend with. Can Kelly and Michel solve the mystery, lay the ghost to rest, and resume their holiday?
Tracking Murder: A Dale Kinsall Novella
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A stand-alone novella in the Dale Kinsall mystery series (NOSE FOR TROUBLE; SCENT OF DANGER): Who really has the nose for trouble…Flagstaff veterinarian Dale Kinsall or his young Beagle Sully? A trip to New Mexico for a tracking dog test leaves Dale with as many questions as answers…especially when Sully, true to form, tracks his way to more than the final glove.
Candied Crime
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
DJ´s Daim Stories (Daim/Dajm is a Scandinavian candy bar), the first volume in a planned series. Thirteen flash fiction stories, a collection of cosy and humorous crime, some of which have been published earlier on my blog. A reviewer said: "...much like consuming a delicious plate of tiramisu (with extra cognac or brandy)"
The Cop Who Wouldn't Die: A Clockwork Genie Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
She wasn't even supposed to be there when the bullet struck her chest. Detective Whitney Manning should be dead. This short story is a follow up to Kevin Paul Shaw Broden’s debut novel, CLOCKWORK GENIE.
Inger's Reason
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,690. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Inger and three other Norwegian scientists are commissioned to determine the crash location of a defunct Russian satellite set to deorbit in the coming months. Sent deep in to the Arctic to the idyllic town of Narvik, the crew become increasingly suspicious about why they are really there. This is the story of the first people killed by objects falling from space and those whose fault it was.
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.
The Treasure Of Purgatory Crater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,720. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the moon, oxygen is the most precious commodity. Without it, death comes quickly. But there are other things of value in the vastness of Luna, and other reasons to die.
Charles Boeckman Presents: The Coldest Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Pulp Author Charles Boeckman gifted the Pulp world with many characters of all types that deserved to live beyond the stories that birthed them. And Author R. P. Steeves has written a tale based on Mr. Boeckman’s work that is the first Pro Se Single Shot in the Boeckman imprint- The Coldest Case!