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Shadow Unit 1
Price: Free! Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 7 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.
Dream Student (Dream Series book 1)
Series: Dream Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,830. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » New adult
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College junior Sara Barnes thought her life was totally under control. All she had to worry about was her final exams, Christmas shopping, applying to medical school – and what to do about the cute freshman in the next dorm with a crush on her. Everything was going according to plan, until the night she started seeing other people’s dreams.
Baiting & Fishing
Price: Free! Words: 96,260. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A newspaper reporter investigates the circumstances of a corporate scandal, and finds the woman of his dreams. Is she his perfect match or a murderess? Is he a heel or a hero?
Price: Free! Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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DEA agent Kent Baker, a loose cannon on an extensive leave of abscence, stops to help a beautiful woman being beaten on the edge of an interstate highway. Coming to the rescue of the lady seemed like a good idea except that afterwards people began getting murdered in nasty ways. Baker is forced to find out who is perpetrating the butchery...and way...
The Outcall
Price: Free! Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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Holly Harlow is intelligent, courageous, independent, sassy. And she works as a London call girl. When a client is murdered, she has to turn detective to find the killer - before the police arrest her for the crime. The trail leads from the streets of Brixton and Tottenham to Westminster's corridors of power - and to a truth far more shocking and unexpected than anyone could have imagined...
Deep Trouble
Price: Free! Words: 67,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
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.
The Titanic Plan
Price: Free! Words: 126,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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.
Indomitable Thirst (Ever-Presence)
Series: Ever-Presence, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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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.
Love Hurts
Price: Free! Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Let me tell you something about love. They say love hurts; well, my love killed a whole town. Only a small town mind, but a whole town all the same. Love doesn’t just hurt, it maims, cripples and kills. I know; I’ve seen it in action.
At Risk
Series: Steve Cline Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,920. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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This stirring first mystery is set in Maryland's rich horse country where Steve Cline, at 21, seems much too young to be in charge of a major horse stable. When he's hijacked early one morning along with some show horses, his escape turns him into a killer's target in an environment where a complex scheme develops and everyone, no matter how innocent, courts risks . .
Dolled Up For Murder: A Gretchen Birch Mystery
Series: Gretchen Birch Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Caroline Birch. Put her away. The message was clutched in the fist of a destitute former doll collector found dead at the bottom of a cliff with a valuable French doll’s parasol in her pocket. And the person seen fleeing the crime scene fits Caroline’s description. But Gretchen Birch knows her mother is innocent. The problem is, Caroline has disappeared.
Under Suspicion - The Legend of D.B. Cooper
Series: The Legend of D.B. Cooper, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 151,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Two men on the same side of the law-with two different objectives. While investigating the same case, the situation turns deadly. Jim Harper is a small town sheriff determined to protect his community. Alan Bradley is a hard driving, big city Special Agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency. The two clash during an investigation involving the legendary D.B. Cooper. Who will find the truth first?
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,250. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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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.
The Empty Place
Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 73,220. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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An English backpacker is on trial for murder in Australia . The tabloids say she killed her lover and fed his body to crocodiles.She refuses to say what happened. She is trapped inside her mind in a place of horror and emptiness. Only one person knows and can help her. But he and his helicopter have vanished in the place that the locals call The Empty Place. Her only escape is to end her life
PHENOM - The Search for the Ark of the Covenant
Price: Free! Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
Price: Free! Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 126,520. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: 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.
Death on a Rocky Little Island
Price: Free! Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: 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.
Tuesday's Child
Series: Psychic Visions, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,060. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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What she doesn’t 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
Price: Free! Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: 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.