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A Vampire in the Vatican 'Brotherhood of the Sword'
By Linda Arditto
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,440. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 26 reviews)
Luciano Martinelli is fifty-two years old and an Inspector in the Vatican City Police. It’s been an easy life for him until one day he investigates five murders, all taking place inside the Vatican. This starts his journey into a world of evil and deceit, of pagan rituals and murder.
Maid for Mayhem
By Bridget Allison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
When Gretchen is tossed off the corporate ladder she relocates to a rural county, finding employment and lodging with a wealthy widow. When her benefactress dies, Gretchen discovers a talent in crime scene cleaning and her hands full with unexpected beaus, hilarious new friends and a serial killer who suddenly drops in on the locals. Business picks up along with danger; Gretchen is just his type.
Two Cats and a Chicken Shop Mystery
By C.R. Martínez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
Two Cats and a Chicken Shop Mystery is a funny mystery novel based on true events. It puts the genre of arcane thrillers in a humoristic new scenery. The action kicks off in a chicken shop in Madrid where Consuelo finds herself confronted with a face that suddenly appeared on the floor. Her quest to reveal the truth leads her to one of the most extraordinary mysteries in Spanish history!
One Promise Too Many
By Rick Bylina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,850. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
For his first case, Detective Roger Stark has 42 hours to find a kidnapped child, but his adversary plays by a different set of rules and continually raises the stakes until someone has to pay the price.
Betraying Nexus
By Richard L. Sanders
Price: Free! Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Jason works for Nexus, a secret vigilante organization. He’s a Mind Bender and can implant thoughts into the minds of others. He's both a prodigy and a rising star. But when he’s forced to take down an old friend and learns Nexus's darkest secret, he must ask himself what he believes in. And if it’s worth turning against the woman he loves.
Trained To Kill - A Detective Oliver Rousseau Novel
By Cynthia Townley
Series: A Detective Oliver Rousseau Novel, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Fast-paced suspense, explosive action, a MUST-READ. Suspense at it's most intense and an ending you never see coming. Trained To Kill grabs the reader. Watch the book trailer for a preview.
Pebbleton-On-Edge
By D A Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
In a quiet English seaside village Sue and her colleagues at the Parish Council think life is fun but boring, until they are shocked out of complacency when murder is discovered literally under their noses. The arrival of police and reporters alarms the unlikely new Parish Clerk, who has good reason to seek obscurity. Worse is to come, as a 200-year-old crime produces modern consequences.
Gold Medal Threat
By Michael Balkind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,120. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
When Casey and Johnny overhear assassins discussing “taking out” an Olympic gymnast just prior to the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, they team up with Chelsea and Samantha, and attempt foil the crime. Suspense, action and lots of fun combine as the team puts their lives in harms way to identify and stop the assassins, before it’s too late.
Lethal Lesson
By Nancy Curteman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
When Lysi Weston substitutes as school principal, she discovers two women plus one man can equal murder. Weston’s life leaps from a saunter to a sprint when she finds out teacher Jeff Green is involved in deadly extra curricular activities. The death of of a teacher catapults Weston into the role of sleuth and unwelcome assistant to Detective Molanski. Soon Weston becomes a killer's target.
Shadow Unit 1
By Emma Bull
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.
On the Razor's Edge
By Paul Telegdi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Why would a wrongfully convicted person still feel guilt for something he didn't do? And to what extremes would he go to, to pay a debt he didn't owe? Find out about Mitch's hellish journey through the prison system to redemption.
The Men's Club
By Drew Lindsay
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
All Ben Hood wanted was a quiet holiday by the sea. He didn’t want to spend time protecting beautiful women, repeatedly getting into fights or analysing bizarre death scenes. He didn’t want to be stalked and shot at by a hit man. Ben therefore, picked a remote coastal town in Australia where none of these things could possibly happen. Guess what?
Dead Delicious: Adie Sturm Mystery
By Anastasia Amor
Series: Adie Sturm Mystery, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,300. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
SEDUCTION...GREED...REVENGE Martial artist Adie Sturm returns to Cozumel for more steamy suspense. Anyone in her tour group or even one of her friends could be the killer. Crystal skulls, Swiss bank accounts and hostile take-overs push her down a dangerous path. Sinfully-rich,creamy delicious men like chocolate are hot for Adie Sturm. But will a killer claim her first? GLOBAL EBOOK NOMINEE 2014
Covenant Deception
By Angela Schiavone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
When a bishop is killed inside the Vatican by someone after an ancient artifact, an absent-minded professor and his archaeologist friend get swept up in the search for the killer and artifact - but nothing is as it appears. History can always come back to haunt - even thousands of years later... and so it begins.
A Corpse for Cozumel: Adie Sturm Mystery
By Anastasia Amor
Series: Adie Sturm Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,350. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
SEDUCTION... GREED... MURDER...in steamy-Cozumel. Adie Sturm's missing friend is murder suspect "numero uno". The dots connect straight to billionaire Diego Alvarez. Martial artist, Adie Sturm is brutally tested as she uncovers the truth. Sinfully rich and creamy delicious men—like chocolate—want a piece of chocoholic Adie Sturm. Will she find love or will the killer find her first?
Heller's Regret
By JD Nixon
Series: Heller, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,020. Language: Australian English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
There’s not much ordinary about Tilly Chalmers’ life as a security officer. Her latest assignments – two jobs involving children; protection of a valuable jewellery collection; and security at an unusual conference – provide plenty of adventures for her. But it’s her private life, including her complex relationship with her beautiful boss, Heller, causing her greatest personal challenges yet.
Serpents in the Light
By T.M. Royster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
They only wanted to free a man from his inner demons. Instead, they killed someone. Now they have a monster of a problem and blood on their hands. In order to hide their sin, they are forced into doing the unthinkable. And this time, it won’t be manslaughter. It will be cold-blooded murder.
Shadow Unit 2
By Emma Bull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Contains three novellas: “Ballistic” by Sarah Monette, Emma Bull, Elizabeth Bear & Amanda Downum “Endgames” by Emma Bull “Overkill” by Elizabeth Bear plus bonus material.
The Love You Crave
By John Locke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
In this eighth book of the series, former CIA assassin Donovan Creed finds himself at odds with mob-connected Tony Spumoni and practically everyone else he knows, including his boss Darwin, lover Gwen, daughter Kimberly, protégé Callie, co-worker Lou, physician Doc Howard, assorted board members, terrorists, and even a zoo full of angry monkeys!
Takeover: A Writer's Nightmare
By Alan Elliott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Is she insane, or trapped in her own story? Darla is thrown into a writer's nightmare where she struggles to keep characters from taking over her story. In a quirky romp through an action-packed adventure with a surprise at every turn of the page, Darla finds herself up against the pen of an unseen literary adversary in a battle to the finish -- and only one writer can win.