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Are You Positive? by Stephen Davis
Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Ripped from the headlines of today's news, "Are You Positive?" is a fictitious courtroom drama in the style of John Grisham. 26-year-old Tyree Johnson stands accused of first degree murder in Greenville, South Carolina. But his murder weapon is not a gun or a knife; it's HIV. “Everyone diagnosed HIV-Positive absolutely must read this book. The rest of us should too.” - Dr. Goddard, CO.
Deadly Stillwater by Roger Stelljes
Series: McRyan Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 107,800. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(4.73 from 11 reviews)
NYT & USA Today bestselling author, Roger Stelljes delivers an action packed and pulse pounding thriller. An abduction is just the beginning in a case of betrayal and revenge that will ultimately strike at the soul of the St. Paul Police Department. McRyan Mystery Series new release - FATALLY BOUND.
Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1) by D.L. Miles
Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.50 from 8 reviews)
It’s been one year since the creatures of Shadeland have exposed themselves to the world, but 17 year old Liv doesn’t really care; she knew of them long before anyone else did because her best friend Luke is one. But when women begin dying in her hometown, Luke gets blamed for the killings because he isn’t human and it sets Liv on a mission to find out who the killer really is, or what it is.
Ransom X by I.B. Holder
Price: Free! Words: 148,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.88 from 17 reviews)
Martin Legacy was a top field interrogator before his life was shattered by a random crime. He withdrew to a basement post in the FBI, developing a mythic reputation as a brilliant malcontent. An agent brings him an active case. An abduction ring is preying on women, using them in adult films, ransomed for the price of pornography. They just took the daughter of an old friend, the head of the FBI.
A Death In Beverly Hills by David Grace
Price: Free! Words: 137,870. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
NEW EDITION -- Revised Sept. 2014 When the wife and four-year-old stepdaughter of fading movie star Tom Travis disappeared, a massive, fruitless, search was launched. Soon after the body of Travis's wife was discovered in a shallow grave only a few miles from where he had been riding his dune buggy on the day she vanished Travis finds himself on trial for capital murder. But did he do it?
Times of Trouble by Victoria Rollison
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 103,710. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Ellen’s sister is in trouble. She knows something she shouldn’t and people want her dead. Ellen wants to help her. But how do you find someone who doesn't want to be found? Ellen's determination to find her sister leads to dead ends and near misses, lucky breaks, personal danger and devastating betrayal.
Black Mountain Affair by Drew Lindsay
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,980. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.91 from 11 reviews)
Ex Detective Sergeant Ben Hood, now a VIP protection operative, finds himself the target of a twisted serial killer when he is sent to protect Far North Australian Socialite, Merinda Jerome. Bodies and body parts are turning up in the deadly and ghostly caverns of Black Mountain. The man hunt is on, but who is hunting who?
Murder in the South of France by Susan Kiernan-Lewis
Series: The Maggie Newberry Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 120,580. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Susan Kiernan-Lewis. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(3.00 from 1 review)
Maggie Newberry is an advertising copywriter who’s fast on her feet and a little stunned to realize that she’s over 30 and still hasn’t found true love. When her long-missing sister ends up dead, Maggie flies to the south of France to find the little niece that no one in the family even knew existed. Along the way, she finds handsome, sexy Frenchman Laurent Dernier to help search for the
The Rune House by L.J. Hutton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(4.75 from 8 reviews)
In 1574 a strange house is built in the shape of an ancient rune, one of whose ambiguous meanings is an invitation - but an invitation to what? In the present day, Robbie thinks all he has to worry about is the new detective joining him on the cold case unit. Yet with a growing list of disappearances and murders, Robbie and Drake find themselves drawn to the history of the house and its secrets.
Enigma by Wolf Black
Price: Free! Words: 121,970. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British(3.92 from 12 reviews)
Dick Love is a 42-year-old detective from New York now living and working in London. And if given the choice he’d just as soon stay alive. He has a pregnant boxer relying on it.
The Second Bat Guano War by J.M. Porup
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,730. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Rats ate his baby while he partied in a disco. Now Horse is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Peru…plus doing the odd favor for the CIA. When his Agency contact goes missing, Horse uncovers his friend’s involvement with a group of terrorists who want to kill off the human “disease” infecting the earth. Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does—will he want to stop him?
The Gauguin Connection by Estelle Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 129,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(4.89 from 9 reviews)
Dr. Genevieve Lenard, a brilliant investigator with high-functioning autism, faces her life’s greatest challenge when a murder probe uncovers a web of unimagined corruption. Will she finally learn to work with a team and stop more artists from being murdered?
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator by Lisa Clancey
Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,250. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Chloe is a private investigator hired to find a missing painting. Chloe's brother and his hot, new partner are detectives in the Rapides Parish Sherriff's Department keep getting in her way. They don't slow her down but the person shooting at her does. But doesn't stop her from her task. Chloe's adventure is funny to everyone but her.
Blood Revenge by Alina Meuangkhot
Series: Night Stalker Crew, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 100,170. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After fifteen years of fruitless search for his sister’s murderer, Tristan is even more determined to find this bastard and put an end to his existence when his other sister gets captured...
Death Comes in the Morning by Don Bissett
Series: Nathan Parker, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,390. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Nathan Parker never expected to find a body while hiking in Montana. And he certainly didn’t expect it to disappear. But those events land him in a conspiracy of greed that leads to a rising count of missing people. He is dragged to the brink of death, leaving him no option but to fight to survive.
Saving Grace by Pamela Fagan Hutchins
Series: Katie & Annalise, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A voodoo house in the islands distracts Katie from heartbreak and Bloody Marys when she's there investigating her parents' shady deaths.
Absence of Faith by Anthony S. Policastro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,730. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2009 by Outer Banks Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 5 reviews)
When residents in a highly-religious small town have horrible near-death experiences and wake up with burnt skin, they believe they went to hell and that God has abandoned them. Matters get worse when a local Satanic cult emerges and wins over many residents. Will Chantress be able to stop Kyle, the antichrist, from destroying the world's religions?
Songs of Bliss by Clive Gilson
Series: Dancing Pig Originals. Price: Free! Words: 123,570. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Songs of Bliss is a Dancing Pig Original publication - showcasing work by author Clive Gilson. Songs was Clive's first published novel. Just how far will a father go to protect his daughter, especially when his 'protection' is so fundamentally flawed?
Wish Me from the Water by R E Swirsky
Price: Free! Words: 100,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A young boy commits suicide. The town folk believe it was another result of bullying but two brothers discover the truth and decide to take matters into their own hands. (Warning: This novel contains material some may find disturbing).
Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery by M. Louisa Locke
Price: Free! Words: 108,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.88 from 8 reviews)
In this light-hearted historical mystery, Annie Fuller is a widow who works in San Francisco as Madam Sibyl, a clairvoyant. In 1879, when a creditor threatens to take away her home, and Voss, one of Madam Sibyl’s clients, dies suddenly, Annie Fuller and Nate Dawson, the Voss family lawyer, try to find out the truth about Voss’s death in order to save his family and Annie from financial ruin.