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Corpus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Corpus means there should be a body, and there is! Detective Matt Grey has to do some driving around South Texas, including Corpus Christi, Kingsville, Alice, and Port Aransas on Mustang Island, to find the connections surrounding a murder -- or is it suicide. Misfeasance and family feuding will keep you page-turning.
Ghost Relics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Caina Amalas is the Ghost circlemaster of Istarinmul, the leader of the Emperor's spies in the city. She is a master of stealth and disguise, and faces foes of terrible power. So when an ancient relic of necromantic sorcery is discovered, Caina must destroy it before it kills uncounted thousands of people. Starting with her...
emerging College Sex Rules, Recently retired campus cop Jack McNmara is searching for college sophomore Emma Macaulay, the granddaughter of an old friend. His investigation takes him through the coastal towns of Massachusetts and into the dorm rooms
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Price: $2.99 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.
Archer's Paradox
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When a local citizen is found lying in Pine Oak's new 3-D archery range with an arrow through his heart, Sue-Ann has to rethink her idea that murders do not happen in small towns. And when two of the suspects turn out to be good friends of hers, she has to bust her tail to find the real murderer before one of them goes to jail. A short story in the Small Town saga featuring Sue-Ann McKeown.
Quantum Mortis: Gravity Kills
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Castalia House. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When an alien ambassador is found dead in orbit while returning to his home planet in the company of mercenaries from Wardogs Incorporated, suspicions are naturally aroused. But when Chief Warrant Officer Graven Tower, MCID-XAR, arrives at the scene of the crime, another question is soon raised: are MCID's dynamic investigation methods compatible with thinly armored spaceship hulls?
Learning German Through Storytelling: Heidis Frühstück – A Detective Story For German Language Learners (For Intermediate And Advanced Students)
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Series: Baumgartner und Momsen, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German
This is the fifth episode of the popular Baumgartner & Momsen mystery series for German learners. When a loyal family dog comes upon a human ear in its feeding dish one morning, the police is notified immediately, but due to a sudden change in staff, the investigation proceeds only haltingly. Help Kommissar Baumgartner and Kommissarin Momsen to solve this case and improve your German effortlessl
Murder at the Rendezvous
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Los Angeles, 1934. The LA Angels had a great pennant winning season last year, and this one's shaping up to be an even better one. Hank Miller, P.I. had a bad season, and this one's shaping up to be even worse. One sunny spring morning however Hank gets a letter that leads to a case that leads to a murder and a rendezvous with a dame holding a smoking gun...
Constitutional Crisis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Clay Jackson had won an acquittal on a murder case that he didn't want to win. Now someone wanted to retain him for a cool million dollars. Then U. S. senators and representatives he had defended started dying. Could he convince the FBI and other authorities that he had nothing to do with it? Why were his clients dying? How were they killed? Clay needed answers fast.
Grand Theft
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It would have to be a snowy day in July for something odd not to be going on in Pine Oak, Florida. A member of Sue-Ann's bowling team disappears without a trace and her roommate is worried sick about her. Although Sue-Ann would much rather be riding her horse, she promises to look into it. But when Sue-Ann is on a case, someone usually ends up unhappy. Sue-Ann just hopes it isn't her.
Hot Sun, Hot Lead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Pro Se Productions announces its release of HOT SUN, HOT LEAD—a new Pro Se Single Shot from The Smoking Gun Sisterhood Author Thad Brown. With this tale mobsters and hard-boiled detectives, author Thad Brown introduces a new name to the growing roster of female shamuses in Pro Se Productions’ gamut of sleuths: Becca Grant.
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.
DEAD (and hellbent)
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Series: DEAD(ish), Book 5. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: Australian English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Mike is days away from getting out of jail. But he has a big problem - he's convinced that Linda is back to make his life hell. Linda is convinced that she's not tormenting Mike - she just wants him to go the hell away. Trent, as usual, is given the job of working out what the hell is going on. Warning: Contains violence, rude words, and Aussie spelling and slang. Not suitable for children.
Last Rights
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Another crime story set in Revere, Massachusetts. This 3000-word story is about a necklace, a casket, and a girl who just wants to fit in.
The Fluorine Murder
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Fluorine Murder is the ninth story in the Periodic Table Mystery Series by Camille Minichino. Watch retired physicist Gloria Lamerino juggle wedding plans with solving a case of arson and murder. If you like it, you're in luck: there are 109 stories to go!
The Gentleman's Walking Stick (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Two short stories of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries series. 1. The Gentleman's Walking Stick; 2. The Disappearance of Miss Sarah Oswald. In each, Captain Lacey unravels crimes on the back streets of Regency London. These stories inspired the launch of the Captain Lacey series of novels.
Astral Bodies (Part 6)
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Series: Astral Bodies, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
*This is part SIX of a serial novel, NOT the complete novel!* Twenty-year-old Tess has the ability to astral project, and while going for a midnight walk in the woods she stumbles across a ritual murder. Not only that, the killer was able to see her when nobody else could. Soon she thinks her life can return to normal, until Jonas Adler contacts her with an offer she can't refuse.
Day 49: The Missing Final Chapter of The Year of Fog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010 by Michelle Richmond. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
For fans of the New York Times bestseller THE YEAR OF FOG: the never-before-published original ending, which was left on the editing room floor just weeks before the book went to press.
Panty Raid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by L.L. Bartlett. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tori Cannon and her BFF, Kathy Grant, get together for a girl’s weekend of wine, cookies, and laughter, but there’s also the specter of a panty pincher hanging around the laundry room of the complex where Tori lives. Kathy thinks they can catch the culprit red-handed in a panty raid! This mini mystery introduces the two main characters of the upcoming Lotus Bay Mysteries.
Astral Bodies (Part 4)
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Series: Astral Bodies, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
*This is part FOURof a serial novel, NOT the complete novel!* Twenty-year-old Tess has the ability to astral project, and while going for a midnight walk in the woods she stumbles across a ritual murder. Not only that, the killer was able to see her when nobody else could. Soon she thinks her life can return to normal, until Jonas Adler contacts her with an offer she can't refuse.
Definitely, Maybe: A Lucy Valentine Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
It’s a dark and stormy night when psychic Lucy Valentine shares with her best friends exactly how she acquired her supernatural abilities.