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Live And Let Lie
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Series: Cat Sinclair Mysteries, 0.5. Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Oz Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This prequel to the Cat Sinclair Mystery series takes place when Cat is still living the dream in Hollywood. In a night where jewelry is stolen, affairs are exposed and liars are everywhere, it's left to Cat to unravel the truth. At 14,000 words, LIVE AND LET LIE is a quick introduction to the 1st book in the series.
Dead Before Morning
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Series: Rafferty and Llewellyn Cozy Procedurals, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
#1 of 15 Just-promoted Brit DI Joe Rafferty lands the case of 'The Faceless Lady', as the media has dubbed it. So he could do without his wily Ma's wheedling demand that he spring her niece's fiance from poky in time for their wedding. A critical Superintendent, a gung ho media who seize on the Faceless Lady' case and the latest tricksy family problem put Rafferty between a rock and a hard place.
A Life of Death: 4
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Series: A Life of Death, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A cemetery can be far more comforting than just a resting place for the dead, especially for reclusive teenagers. With the prospect of romance, Alex and Paige visit a Civil War battlefield for their school research paper, but ghosts find Alex wherever he goes. Will their fledgling romance survive? And how many times can a person die?
A Life of Death: 2
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Series: A Life of Death, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Historical Society offers proof Alex’s visions are real, but he begins to question whether his ability is a blessing or a curse. Uncertain, Alex attempts to use it to see his dead father again and speak for those in need. But his newfound aspirations may unveil skeletons hidden close to home.
Black Coal
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Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When the family cat, Kiwi, thinks that his family is in trouble, he sheds his cover and becomes what he has truly been all along. Agent Black Coal, a member of the Neighborhood Cat Guard.
Once Upon An Incorruptible Criminal
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Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Every month for over 20 years, scores of youth from West African Countries are wasted in a bid to find a better life in the Southern European Countries while transiting illegally through Libya. Anthony is a clear example of one whose experience - though victorious, was phenomenal. I wish to tell his story in this book, and to recommend urgent panaceas to the inflicting problems of youth migration.
Clockwork - a suspense short story
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Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A disturbing shadow falls over a forgotten town, unnoticed by everyone except for an old shopkeeper …
Closure
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Price: Free! Words: 146,830. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Closure is a thriller of 440 (PB) pages with political and police procedural themes and is the first book in the Jack Randall series. Told from the sniper's and his pursuers point-of-view, Closure will keep you glued to the page as the killer, and the FBI team assigned to catch him, travel from target to target before their fates finally converge on live television in the nation's capital.
The Telltale Toilet
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Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Every apartment has its quirks-- a door that sticks, a light switch that doesn't work, or a tenant that disappears. Sometimes there’s a reason for it and sometimes things are better left alone.
The Visitor - Lionhead Edition
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Series: The Dark Corner, I. Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dana Johansen is living in a nightmare. Someone is watching him. Showing up in places he least expects. They are dogged and relentless. Now, they're in his home. There is no running. If Dana doesn't deal with this unwanted visitor, he'll destroy him. Something has to be done. Tonight.
A Song of Crickets
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Recovering drug addict Dannie crosses the head of a drug cartel which puts her and her husband Junior on the run from a hitman right out of a nightmare. WARNING: Although this story is written tastefully (Tarantino-esque) some readers may be offended by the violence and torture.
High Spirits
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Price: Free! Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.00 from 1 review)
Newly divorced Harley Straker is granted reasonable support while completing her historical romance novel. Imagine Harley's surprise when the replacement wife writes it first. Picture also the community's shock and surprise when an 18th century spirit materializes just in time to promote the new Mrs. Straker's book, resulting in a hilarious ghost hunt around a town gone mad with haunted fever.
Making Room at Christmas ( A Charlotte Diamond Mysteries Special)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Christmas Gift from Olivia Stowe. Charlotte and Brenda are now facing their second Christmas together. Last year’s Christmas and New Year were spent on a Rhine River cruise with Charlottes’ doctor brother and his minster wife, as told in An Inconvenient Death, but this year the pair are off to a mountain retreat . . .
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shalaby W. Shalaby regards it as his civic duty to investigate the grave incident of the counterfeited ladies' hats. His companion, Byron Fecklace, inventor of the Gatling sword, does not consider the matter nearly so pressing. With the help of a dime novel and a dumb waiter, let us hope they can vanquish the diabolical spectre that awaits them in the UNNATURAL MANOR.
Valentine in Paris
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Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Wild Wolf Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A Nick Valentine short story. Disgraced Great War hero, Nick Valentine returns to France for the first time since the war on what should be a routine information gathering assignment in post-war Paris. But things are never that simple. Not for Nick Valentine. Nick Valentine is the flawed hero of the full length novel, Noho. This short story includes an opening excerpt from Noho.
In Pursuit of Paradise
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Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It's a short story about a man who ruins his life in search of the paradise...Did he get it...?Well, for that you gotta read...
Solomon & Lord Sink or Swim
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Price: Free! Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Fast-talking lawyer Steve Solomon is a beer and burger guy while law partner Victoria Lord is a Chardonnay and paté gal. Steve plans a mysterious boat trip. He claims he's going fishing with Manuel Cruz, but Victoria isn't buying it. She knows that Cruz stole a bundle from Steve's favorite client. Victoria hops aboard to find out just what Steve has planned. The answer could get them both killed.
How to Electrocute an Elephant
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Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Topsy killed George Fennady today. She maneuvered him into the corner of her pen and crushed him against the walls. It may have been an accident, of course, but I doubt it. This is the third death she’s caused in three years.
Maelstrom: The Downing of Eagle21
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You set the price! Words: 29,520. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
INTERPOL Switzerland: 30year veteran Chief Inspector runs into much more intrigue than he expected trying to solve the high profile crash of the VIP flight Eagle21, that threatens his belief's and his team of investigators lives.
Il Giallo si Tinge di Nero
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Price: Free! Words: 94,050. Language: Italian. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Due racconti che si svolgono in Sicilia e che girano, inizialmente, intorno alla misteriosa morte di un investigatore privato. La trama si ingarbuglia come un gomitolo di corda sottile che si intreccia in modo quasi indissolubile, fino a creare quello che i Francesi definirebbero ‘un conte fantastique jeté juste pour le fun’, un racconto fantastico buttato giù per puro divertimento.