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Deadly Benefits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
A young mother dies in the intensive care unit and the medical center goes into a defensive tailspin. Fingers point to a fatal medication error by moonlighting pharmacist, Heli Harri. But Heli bites back and begins a chase for the truth that becomes a surefire prescription for hidden danger and unexpected romance, while behind the white drape of medicine, a chilling murder almost goes undetected.
Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 108,800. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 6 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.
Heller's Regret
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Series: Heller, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,070. 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
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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.
A Hostage to Heritage: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller
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Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Redcoat investigator Lt. Michael Stoddard expects to round up two miscreants before Lord Cornwallis's army arrives for supplies. But his quarries' trail crosses with that of a criminal who has abducted an English heir. Michael's efforts to track down the boy plunge him into a twilight of terror from radical insurrectionists, whiskey smugglers, and snarled secrets out of his own past in Yorkshire.
The Dark Side Of Glory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The biographer of a highly decorated general learns that there is a hidden side to his life, involving a covered-up murder, a secret Japanese mistress, and an abandoned illegitimate daughter. As the story unfolds, it traces the general’s last command and the lives of its men, from its slow buildup to combat readiness, to its achieving fame in the Korean War.
Saint SEBASTIAN
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,130. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Saint Sebastian is a mystery thriller with a paranormal horror edge. Sebastian lives in an ancient vampires home converted to a present day monastery-he is the guardian of secrets and graves dying to be discovered. This spring his life changes as visitors wanted and unwanted arrive to change the lives of everyone there much like the night that changed his life when he too became a vampire.
Times of Trouble
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 103,710. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: 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.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery
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Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,520. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
It’s 1763. Career diplomat and amateur sleuth Alec Halsey is embroiled in country house murder and mayhem. Alec also confronts past demons in his love life and a cruel twist of fate reveals why his brother loathes him and will go to any lengths to ruin him. If you love Sebastian St. Cyr and Julian Kestrel novels then you'll love this "crimance" (a blending of crime and romance genres).
The Devil's Legacy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,740. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The opening of Pandora’s Box creates pandemonium in the office of the British Prime Minister. A team is assembled to solve a two hundred year old conspiracy in order to prevent the Box’s incredible secrets from being revealed to the world and plunging British society into chaos. Will the search for truth be successful? And will it result in the restoration of a country’s stolen heritage?
Limoncello Yellow (Franki Amato Mysteries #1)
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Series: Franki Amato Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Francesca "Franki" Amato makes the snap decision to move to New Orleans to work at her friend Veronica's detective agency, Private Chicks, Inc. But Franki's hopes for a more stable life are soon dashed when Private Chicks is hired by the prime suspect in a murder case to find out what really happened to a beautiful young boutique manager who was found strangled to death with a cheap yellow scarf.
Gavel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,090. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Wildlife photographer Andrew Pringle stumbles into a world of corruption and violence as he tries to make sense of his brother's murder. Gavel is a story about forbidden passions, entrapment and a lust for power at the highest levels of Australian society.
Shooting Crows At Dawn
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 128,130. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Election day is near and Sheriff Jubal Dark's failure to solve a two-year-old murder is likely to cost him his job. Now, three escaped killers racing for the border murder a local family. Dark no longer has any time to worry about the election. He's willing to trade his star, and even his life, if that's what it will take to bring these murderers to Texas Justice.
The Titanic Plan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,920. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
TRUE: 100 years ago J. Pierpont Morgan and a group of bankers and financiers took direct control of the American economy. 100 years ago radical firebrands were conspiring to create a workers revolution. 100 years ago the American government was paralyzed by a bitter political struggle. 100 years ago a great ship sank on her maiden voyage. They said it was an accident. They were wrong.
Olive Park
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,060. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sacramento Cold Case Detectives Stan Wyld and Jake Steiner, with assistant Mallory Dimante, are handed the worst unsolved serial killer case in California history. But, as the investigation unfolds, it becomes apparent that the Olive Park murders were just the beginning. The killer has never stopped, and now has chosen it's next victim. And no one knows who it is. And no one can stop it.
Broken Build: Silicon Valley Romantic Suspense
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Series: Chance for Love, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,480. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jen Jones wasn't a criminal. She just made a few bad choices and ruined a few lives, primarily that of her boss, CEO Dave Jewell. When her blackmailer is murdered, she becomes the next target. Dave protects Jen, but the last thing he expects is love, lies, and a link to his past. Jen must solve the mystery and thwart a ruthless killer while keeping her heart from being broken.
Cloaked in Blood
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Series: Eriksson (Darkwater Bay), Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
(Eriksson Novel #7) In the final chapters of Helen Eriksson's quest for the truth about herself, she uncovers the secret in Darkwater Bay that Jerry Lowe once warned her wasn't meant to remain buried. When the dust settles from the final confrontation, she wonders who will be left alive, and on whose side they'll stand.
She Needed Killing
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Series: Needed Killing, book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,240. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Book 3 in the Needed Killing Series. Newly licensed PI James F. Crawford had never considered taking his cat to the local folk festival. But when a friend wants The Black for a photo shoot, Crawford obliges. That a snake will be part of the shoot is just the first surprise in store for Crawford. Snakes, arson, blackmail . . . this festival will be unlike any other in the history of Jemison County.
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
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Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,250. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(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.
Indomitable Thirst (Ever-Presence)
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Series: Ever-Presence, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When Vanessa Howell goes to Dartmouth College, she knew that things were going to be different. Little did she know that she was going to get caught in the middle of something dangerous. When Vanessa's roommate, Sarah, goes missing, she discovers that her life is on the line as well. To find the kidnappers, Vanessa must seek help from Victor Malorne, who holds more secrets than the case itself.