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A Christmas Carol
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it. Their faithful Friend and Servant, C. D. December, 1843
Gene Pool
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Night comes to Whitton Falls, and with it a death, and then another and then a third. For Cate Somers, paleontologist and researcher, the university town she thought of as a safe harbor has an insidious element at work. The rules of what is ordinary no longer seem to apply. Cate gradually becomes aware that there is a hidden presence, alien and cold and impossible to stop.
Spoiled Fruit
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Series: The Girls, Book 4. Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 50,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In Spoiled Fruit - Adeline, Anna and Carolyn, turn their attention to Adeline’s two older children. At first glance they seem to be little more than self-indulgent socialites. With the arrival of her grandson and the return of her youngest daughter in just weeks, it is time to face the possibility that dark secrets could unravel a seemingly perfect life.
The Demands of the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When two Mexican police are murdered in guerrilla territory in Chiapas, Mexico, a US firm close to the Mexican government is contracted to do an independent investigation. Mark Brown has his own ghosts and his own agenda, and has to work both sides to solve the case, in a place where any mistake could endanger lives - or reignite a war.
River Ghost: Paranormal Mystery Novelette by Elizabeth Eagan-Cox
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Price: $1.45 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
River Ghost, a paranormal mystery novelette by Elizabeth Eagan-Cox. Autumn, 2014 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Corlah Kellian, owner of the contemporary paddle wheel gambling boat, River Ghost, moonlights as a ghost investigator. She's on assignment at the antebellum Oak Grove Plantation, whose owners plan to turn it into a bed and breakfast inn, if Corlah can get rid of the ghost. 15,000 words.
Папская булла
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 47,560. Language: Russian. Published: August 26, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Долгожданное продолжение уникального фантастического романа-сериала о странном городке Местищево, наполненным новыми небоскребами, старой уютной архитектурой и сумасшедшими событиями, необыкновенными личностями, фантастическими мифическими и историческими персонажами одновременно. Где здесь реальность, а где вымысел – невозможно отличить, разделить, проградуировать. Герои исторически оправданы и к
Denim Blues Mysteries, Book 1: Retired and on the Rocks
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A missing engagement ring leads to murder... It's been a month since Denim McHart hung up his private investigating career after he ended up with a bullet in his leg. The injury has forced Den to re-evaluate future goals in his career, his love-life and his spiritual life. To keep himself busy in early retirement, he's been attempting to restore an antique table and he's officially bored...
Stay, Illusion
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Series: Marius Besshaven, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two bodies. Murder-suicide, the authorities say. Marius Besshaven thinks the sheriff has it all wrong. The man they’re blaming had too much to live for, and there's someone else. A burned man, a man without a face whose past is darker and more frightening than anyone ever suspected. Marius's investigation forces him to tangle with a madman who may take from him all that he holds dear.
Hollownton Homicide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Homicide detective Anthony Hollownton thought he had seen it all until he and his partner, Rick Nelson, are called to a murder scene unlike any Tony has come across. There are no witnesses and none of the neighbors heard a thing. Once Tony starts to investigate the facts of the case become stranger and stranger. As the body count rises Tony is drawn into a world he did not know existed.
Turbulent Strides Dandy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sarah knows her daddy keeps his liquor cabinet off limits. But the kids at school want to celebrate their final day. Before they head into the exam period. And Sarah wouldn’t dream of disappointing them. Would she? A story of peer pressure and its consequences. Turbulent Strides Dandy: A Short Story.
Mark Rollins' New Career and the Women's Health Club
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Price: Free! Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Against the backdrop of daily life in his fitness club for socially elite, wealthy women of Nashville, Tennessee, Mark Rollins investigates the disappearance of a club member's investment banker husband. The mystery reaches far beyond Nashville's city limits and puts Rollins and team in the gun sites of an organized criminal enterprise.
Murder Al Dente
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Series: Southern Pasta Shop Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After a disastrous stint as a TV chef, Andy Buckland finds herself back home working in her family's southern pasta shop. But Andy's troubles multiply when she discovers a dead body at a catered party with the words "welcome home" written next to it. Is it a warning? A threat? Or a frame-up job? With the help of her over-the-top Italian family, Andy is determined to find out. Recipes included!
An Excerpt from Mortal End: A Simmering Pit of Jiggery Pokery: Chapters 1-6
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Price: Free! Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Mortal End is the old fashioned fairy-tale of intrigue, murder, cannibalism and incest that everyone is talking about. Ænus P. Wordsworth the arrogant, absinthe-drinking village rector plays detective attempting to discover just who the bones in the giant mound of burnt toffee belong to and how on earth they got there.
Twice The Suspense Collection
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014 by R. E. Vick. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A collection of Carol Anne Vick's first two novels: THE VILLAGE OF GERARD's CLIFF and THE SUMMER OF GAUGUIN under one cover.
The Millionaire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Money
a millionaire decides to give away some of his money. his plan is to hide it in a park somewhere. he watches as the characters search for the money. throughout the story. which of them will find the money? the ending might surprise you.
Twisted Key
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Series: Terry Rankin, Book 3. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Terry Rankin's new client is living under a death sentence, and both her ex-husband and her father are anxious to see it carried out. She also has a daughter who is missing. Terry has to protect his client, find the daughter and stay alive. All at the same time. If only it were that easy...if only that was all there was to it...
Hog Valley
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Series: Terry Rankin, Book 2. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 109,180. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bloody murder, kidnapping, illegal drugs and lots and lots of cash gone missing. It's all happening in Florida, and Terry Rankin is right in the middle of it. What could go wrong?
The Big Bend
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Series: Terry Rankin, Book 1. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 105,960. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Terry Rankin, sole proprietor of Rankin Personal Security Services in Orlando, Florida, accepts a private meeting with a potential client. Sheila Adamson is looking for a bodyguard to protect her from her abusive husband, but Rankin refuses to take the job until she begins divorce proceedings. Moments later, Mrs. Adamson is dead and Rankin is buried beneath the rubble of his house.
Days and Lies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
"Days and lies" is a psychological thriller, set in the University town of Madison, Wisconsin, that is guaranteed to keep you guessing. Yes. A twelve mile system of tunnels really does exist below the campus. So does the Willy Web, the Lair, and the answer to how a little girl becomes invisible. .
Falcon's Bend Series, Book 5: As Patient as Death
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Series: Falcon's Bend, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,660. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Until death do us part... Lisa and Falcon's Bend Police Department Detective Pete Shasta are enjoying roles as Mommy and Daddy to their adopted baby boy. Despite the radical adjustment, they've never been happier or more fulfilled as individuals and as a couple. Seeing the contrast of her own marriage and that of her neighbor's, Lisa can't help sticking her nose in where it doesn't belong...