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Pebbleton-On-Edge
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Price: Free! Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(5.00 from 9 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.
Shadow Unit 1
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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.
Dream Student - Dream Series book 1
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Series: Dream Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
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
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Price: Free! Words: 96,260. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Category: 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?
Secrets & Lies
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Series: Detective Jill Brennan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Everyone has skeletons in their closets... everyone has secrets... but when the corpse of an elderly recluse is found in her kitchen, the secrets she kept hidden so well, come spilling out & William Phillips, her wealthy son has the very fabric of his life turned upside down. Follow a web of intrigue through Rose Phillip's life to discover who wanted her dead & why the killer is now after William.
Running into the Darkness
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Series: Deepest Darkness, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Samantha never intended to kill the President. As a doctor, she swore an oath to protect life – not take it. But that was before he ordered the murder of her family.
A Reason to Live (Marty Singer Mystery #1)
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Series: Marty Singer Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,920. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the late nineties, a bad cop killed a good woman and homicide detective Marty Singer watched the murderer walk out of the courtroom a free man. Twelve years later, the victim's daughter is the target and needs Marty's help. With a second shot at the killer--and a first chance at redemption--Marty's just found A Reason to Live.
Deep Trouble
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Price: Free! Words: 67,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 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.
Love Hurts
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Price: Free! Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » 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
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Series: Steve Cline Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,920. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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
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Series: Gretchen Birch Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Dreamcast
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Price: Free! Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In Dreamcast, Travis, an art-student, dreams of his ex-girlfriend’s murder, and the next day discovers the nightmare to be true. In police interview, he confesses the dream and is arrested for exact knowledge of the crime. With the help of a psychologist, he finds that he has paranormal abilities and uses them manipulate the police to trap the real killer.
Damage Control
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Series: Detective Annie Avants, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 76,840. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Detectives Annie Avants and Tom Weston tackle one of the most perplexing murder mysteries since they became partners. The crime victim is a well-respected attorney. He has gone missing and the only criminal evidence is his car with blood on the passenger seat.. Before they can understand the criminal mind of the killer, another person goes missing! Is a serial killer stalking Bakersfield?
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.
Luck for Hire
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Price: Free! Words: 75,210. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Entangled Continua Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Dana Spelman might have a case against Big Pharma, but her client disappears. When rough men take an interest in Dana, she runs into her gambling-addicted loser ex-boyfriend. Aleister Luck is a PI who uses his magic to gamble and find worthy clients in need. As they uncover the labyrinthine conspiracy against them, Luck's magic will struggle against Dana's efforts to survive.
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
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
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Price: Free! Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
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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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.