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PHENOM - The Search for the Ark of the Covenant
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Price: Free! Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Matthew Wilson leads Marquette Univ. to successive NCAA titles and then forms a globe-trotter team to travel the world and play all star teams from China, Africa, S.A.and Europe. But basketball is only the backdrop for Matthew’s quest to find the Ark of the Covenant, heralded by Muslims and Christians alike as a precursor to the second coming of the Lord and the Muslim' Mahdi, or Chosen One.
Out of Bounds
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Price: Free! Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Out of Bounds is a gripping novel of Corporate Finance, Drugs, and Politics, told in a backdrop of a highly competitive golf tournament. What starts out to be a two-day, 36 hole Match Play Club Championship between former friends, becomes a high stakes, life and death struggle centered around control of a Cabo San Lucas Resort and Casino.The stakes are high - winner takes all.
Double Fault at Roland Garros
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Price: Free! Words: 126,520. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Four junior tennis players from Spain, France and the U.S.are destined to meet at Roland Garros, home of the French Open, the second leg of the Tennis Grand Slam. The four teenagers meet at the Saddlebrook tennis academy in Tampa, Fl where tennis lessons are spiced with love, jealousy and revenge. Basque ETA terrorist plans to blow up the newly rebuilt stadium set the stage for a thrilling climax.
Deep Trouble
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Price: Free! Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Florida newspaper reporter turned private detective Rex Fowler finds himself mixed up with a con man, a crooked chief and a cute cop, plus a murder to boot.
Death on a Rocky Little Island
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Price: Free! Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Two guys canoe out among the 30,000 islands in Georgian Bay. It's supposed to be a guy weekend, but it turns out some of the locals don't want them there.
Scar Tissue
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Series: Lucky Lucas Novels, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Ex-con Ray Rhodes’ claim he was framed on weapons and drug charges is only the beginning when former cop Lucky Lucas is reluctantly dragged into an investigation as a family favor. Lucas quickly finds himself mixing with crooked cops, Chinese assassins, and a broken family with a disturbing and dangerous history that leads to blackmail and murder.
Tuesday's Child
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Series: Psychic Visions, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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What she doesn’t want...is exactly what he needs. Shunned and ridiculed for something she can’t control, Samantha Blair hides her psychic abilities. Detective Brandt Sutherland only trusts hard evidence, yet Sam’s visions offer clues he needs to catch a killer. As danger and desire collide, passion raises the stakes in a game Sam and Brandt don't dare lose.
This Doesn't Happen In The Movies
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Price: Free! Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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The first book in the Reed Ferguson Mystery Series. Reed Ferguson loves film noir and detective fiction, which inspires him to venture into the detective business. Follow Reed's adventures as he solves crime akin to his cinematic hero, Humphrey Bogart.
The Ghost Who Tried to Love Me
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Price: Free! Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Ghost month means that the "good brothers" are out and ghosts can pop up anywhere. At least that's what the superstitious people of Taiwan think, and Hank is sure that they are full of hot air. Who believes in ghosts anyways? This is the first story in the Zodiac Schmodiac story cycle, an insight into the Chinese mind and a funny, Chinesey story that will scare and thrill you.
The Smuggler's Wife
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Price: Free! Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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All Abigal hoped for was to be able to pay the bills. With her husband out of work, times were desperate. All of that changed with a strange phone call. Abigal’s husband, Emilio suddenly began working for a mysterious exporting company. Abigal inevitably gets wrapped up in the “company” and her life changes forever when tragedy strikes.
Trapped
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Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A short story about a man trapped in a strange prison. By Kris Shamloo.
Christmas Steele, A Lacy Steele Mystery Bonus Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 34,310. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Christmas is the time for love and family, but not for Lacy Steele. Her mother is driving her crazy, her sister stole her fiance, and her friends are too busy for her. The arrival of a mysterious locket has the power to change everything, if only Lacy can figure out who sent it. In the mean time, she'll have to navigate family minefields and somehow find her missing Christmas spirit.
The Last Kiss
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A suspicious death occurs in the peaceful village of Hassman, New York; a retired English professor, who is also the village's self-appointed "amateur sleuth," thinks it just might be murder. The professor solves the lethal puzzle when a nighttime visit to the victim's cottage leads to the discovery of a mysterious poem and a dead cat, not to mention a near run-in with the murderer.
Cut Loose (Dusty Deals Mystery Series)
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Series: Dusty Deals Mystery Series, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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It's rodeo season in Helena, Montana and Lucy Mathews is ready to make some new sales for her antiques shop. Unfortunately, things aren't going so well, her boyfriend's ex-wife is causing trouble, her dog is getting Lucy in trouble and oh, yeah... there's that dead rodeo queen whose body Lucy just found.
The curse of Friday 13th
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Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
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Alexa's 13th birthday is coming up but this year something unexpected is going to happen. Alexa's father had died when she was born and all she knows was that a tree had fell on he's car when he was driving. But what she doesn't know is that he was cursed and on her 13th birthday the curse is passing on to her. On her birthday she is trying everything to stop the curse. Will she survive? Or not...
I, Crime Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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I'm a short story writer - only 5 foot 4. This book features crime tales. I write minimalist Flash Fiction; a perfect dip-in volume - fast reads for a fast world. You'll also find a few Mini-Novels - 1500 word tales so full they think they're bigger. So, meet con men, killers, detectives & thieves. Now take my hand. Follow me. Then give it back.
Leashed
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Series: Going to the Dogs, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 26,220. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Jack has some ‘splainin’ to do! That's right! Callie Lassiter's normally well-behaved Great Dane Jack has run off and done the wild thing with the neighbor's dog. It must be puppy love! It's doubly embarrassing since she's a professional dog trainer. Of course, the neighbor would have to be hot, hot nightclub owner bad boy Owen McKay, just the kind of man Callie is determined to avoid.
The Imaginist: The Other Guest
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Something uncanny transpires in the home of Nigel Brimmington. The sweet orphan he adopted may very well be vandalizing his property! Has the child become cruelly mischievous, or worse, gone mad? Is something more sinister at work? “The Other Guest” is the second mystery of “The Imaginist” tales by T.K. Wade.
Broken
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Price: Free! Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Still reeling from the loss of his own family, DS Briggs must race against time to save a boy from his abusive father.
Repercussions
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Series: Celestin City: Evie Cortez, 2.5. Price: Free! Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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After some pestering from his daughter, Caleb goes to pay Evie a visit. He finds her without her memory and at the mercy of the latest threat in her life. With no other clear choice, he takes her home where he’ll protect her with every claw and fang in his possession. Third in the series following Anticipations, this is told in Caleb’s point of view. It's time to find out what HE feels about Evie.