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Shadow Unit 1
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Price: Free! Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit hunts humanity's worst nightmares. But there are nightmares humanity doesn't dream are real. The BAU sends those cases down the hall. There, Stephen Reyes and his team pursue criminals transformed by a mysterious force: the anomaly. Welcome to Shadow Unit. The Shadow Unit series was created by award-winning authors Emma Bull and Elizabeth Bear.
Free to Die
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Price: Free! Words: 63,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 10 reviews)
Brad Ashton fled three years ago to avoid a conviction for murder. Now he's back. And his hope for freedom appears to be within reach. Unfortunately there are those who have no interest in his legal status; they only want him dead or on the run once more...
Spying in High Heels
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Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 95,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 9 reviews)
L.A. shoe designer, Maddie Springer, lives her life by one rule: Fashion. But things take a turn from Manolos to murder when her boyfriend disappears, along with $20 million in embezzled funds, the LAPD's sexiest cop is watching her every move, and dead bodies start falling in her path. Along with a cast of wacky friends and family, Maddie tries to catch a killer before the killer catches her.
The Value of Life
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Price: Free! Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.73 from 22 reviews)
A 12 y/o boy is kidnapped - but the ransom price is left to his parents! Before he is returned (safely) another boy is taken. Then another. Rookie detective Joseph Lindahl is a psychology graduate and thinks he knows what the kidnapper wants - but colleagues are sceptical. The solution might please the press and embarrass a judge, but it it gets Joseph into trouble at Longmarsh Police HQ
Tedd and Todd's secret
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Price: Free! Words: 99,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A man has been murdered. He is blond, blue-eyed and is wearing a white suit. His surname is White. The murdered man is dark, black-eyed and his suit is black...the same as his surname. And, as if that isn't enough, they look like perfect twins except for the details of eye colour and complexion. Two policemen are in charge of the hottest crime in London...
Bubba and the Dead Woman
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Series: Bubba, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 80,040. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.89 from 18 reviews)
Bubba is a good old boy with lots of problems. His ex-fiancee is deader than a door nail and everyone thinks he dun did it. His house is haunted. His mother is running an illegal gambling ring. His dog likes to bite people too much. And he's got to find out who really did it before the sheriff throws him in jail...again. This novel has been recently revised.
Clearwater Journals
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Series: Clearwater, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,670. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.91 from 11 reviews)
Joe Holiday, an ex Metro cop, finds himself dragged into an investigation by Mia, an IHOP waitress. The probing they do into the murder of Mia's sister years earlier turns into a deadly manhunt with Joe and Mia suddenly becoming the targets of a vicious plot.
Lies Truth, Truth Lies
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Price: Free! Words: 23,750. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
A new house, old secrets, and a killer on the loose. Kristin Maddow gets entangled in a web of thrilling events when the owners of her new house seemed to be targets of murderer's past killing. The truth lies hidden.
Natale in Noir
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Price: Free! Words: 32,490. Language: Italian. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Dieci racconti per un Natale da Brivido di: Vito Bollettino, Sandrone Dazieri, Romano De Marco, Gianfranco Ferrari, Ida Ferrari, Paolo Franchini, Frank Gordon, Angelo Marenzana, Sam Stoner, Marco Vichi. A cura di Alessandra Buccheri e Paolo Gardinali.
A Dream of Death (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1)
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Series: Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
OPP Detective Lincoln Munroe is coming up empty. As a serial killer terrorizes the area surrounding London, Canada, Lincoln finds himself at a standstill waiting for the perfect killer to make his first mistake. While the body count rises without any leads, Lincoln is haunted by dreams of discovering skeletal remains in the forest beneath a bloody knife - dreams with a link to a decades-old crime.
Gloria
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Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.67 from 18 reviews)
I’m dying, well that’s what I’ve been told. How has my life come to this: death, betrayal, friendship, love? Yes, love. I know it’s there somewhere, but I’m struggling to make sense of things. How can I, Oliver Beaton-Court, be here in this cabin, looking at my dead wife and holding an axe… Maybe Tom can give me the answers I need, or maybe there are no answers…
The Rings of Poseidon
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Price: Free! Words: 80,860. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Archeologists led by Afro-Caribbean Alysia Graham excavating in the Orkney Isles (off Scotland) uncover a remarkably preserved copper ring that seems to have the power to give the wearer a glimpse of the past - but is it their past or the ring's? Why are the team connected to the ring? Who is searching for it over millenia? An occult story accurately crafted by an adept of the western mysteries.
Death of a Messenger
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Price: Free! Words: 65,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Clarissa Daniels has a missing flash drive and too little money to pay a blackmailer. St Cloud has time on his hands and a couple of questions he wants answered, including why she tells a lot of lies, and why someone would want to shoot a man in the head. Especially one who was already dead...
Adventures In Funeral Crashing (Funeral Crashing Mysteries #1)
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Series: Funeral Crashing Mysteries (aka Kait Lenox Mysteries), Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,950. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(3.76 from 17 reviews)
Sixteen year old Kait Lenox has a reputation as the weird girl in her high school and maybe it has a little to do with the fact that Kait has a hobby crashing funerals. At one of these, Kait is outted by the most popular guy in school, Ethan Ripley. Yet, instead of humiliating her, Ethan asks for her help, and Kait finds herself in full on crush, as well as entangled in a murder mystery.
Tangled
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Price: Free! Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the mutilated body of a young woman is discovered, shockwaves surge through the sleepy little town of Showsdale. A second body, bearing the same trademark as the first shows a serial killer is on the loose-with a perverse fetish of women; pregnant women. Detectives Marnotti and Payne tackle the case of their lives.
Murphy's Law
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Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
It started at a smoky bar, a conversation with a beautiful woman, a night in her bed. Private Detective Murphy McEvoy can’t believe his luck. But for some, when things go too well, there is a reckoning, a balancing of the cosmic scales, and Murphy is one of those people.
The Accidental Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010 by Dawn Treader Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.46 from 13 reviews)
Ruthless hitman confronts his destiny in a startling tale of redemption.
Crime in the Community
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Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,680. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Christopher's illusion of having his life under control is shattered when the mysterious Amaryllis appears in his small town in Fife, bringing new ideas, confusion and ultimately chaos in her wake.
Filthy Night
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Price: Free! Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
“He looked down at the dead man’s blood seeping across the carpet, and decided it wasn’t time for cocktails.” A stormy night: Paul Brightland needs a specialist to find the men who attacked his daughter. St Cloud needs Brightland’s money and a chance to forget his troubles. But soon, as he is dragged into London's underworld, he will discover his troubles are only just beginning...
Never Buried [Book 1, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series]
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Series: Leigh Koslow Mystery, 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 8 reviews)
This first book in the Leigh Koslow Mystery series, originally published by Penguin Putnam in 1999, was described by Carolyn Hart as "a funny, fast-paced, clever, and unusual mystery that will have readers clamoring for more." A humorous tale of missing bodies, family secrets, veterinary lore, and certifiable relatives, the digital version became a 2011 bestselling "women sleuths" mystery!