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From Beyond The Grave
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Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carl Danby returns to tackle another unusual case. During a séance, a psychic claims the late Samuel Bittner was murdered. With no body to autopsy, Danby relies on his best skill—talking. Tension increases as Samuel’s relatives insist the patriarch died of natural causes. With little physical evidence to process, will Danby discover the truth? 18,444 words; additional material at the end.
Folklore
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Everyone likes a good ghost story, except for Dave. Logical to a fault, the teenager comes face-to-face with one of his town's scariest folk tales late one night at a lonely country crossroads. The terrifying experience makes him question his instincts. Is someone trying to teach him a lesson or is there really something sinister lurking in the countryside?
The Disintegration of Dragons, Part 1: A Death in Vastervik
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Golem War is over. One year to the date of final victory over the automaton armies of an evil wizard sect, the kingdom states of the Third Continent gather in the human kingdom of Vastervik to party. The guests of honor are all of the known surviving members of the 19th Legion (popularly known as the Dragon Legion), the military unit that ended the Golem War.
The Tender Herb: A Murder in Mughal India
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1812 - Charles Murray is drawn to India to help an old servant. Going to the aid of one woman, he finds another and is pursued by a third. With imperial spies on the streets of Delhi, Murray must investigate the murder that brought him East, and redeem himself in his own eyes.
Death Turns A Trick
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Price: Free! Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Rebecca Schwartz, nice Jewish lawyer with a few too many fantasies, is happily playing the piano in a whorehouse when she suddenly finds herself assigned to make sure a near-naked state senator escapes a police raid. That dirty job done, a lovely evening turns even more delightful when she’s picked up by the cops and spends the next two hours at the Hall of Justice. Could this day get any worse?
Astral Bodies (Part 7)
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Series: Astral Bodies, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
*This is part SEVEN of a serial novel, NOT the complete novel! Last part!* Twenty-year-old Tess has the ability to astral project, and while going for a midnight walk in the woods she stumbles across a ritual murder. Not only that, the killer was able to see her when nobody else could. Soon she thinks her life can return to normal, until Jonas Adler contacts her with an offer she can't refuse
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.
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.
Missing Link (The Davenport Mysteries)
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Price: Free! Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Three Crimes: One Common Thread Agent Kiara Davenport was sent undercover to unearth the wrongdoings within Cooper Industries. However, when she reached Kingston, she started to find things that pointed at something bigger than what she had anticipated. And, then suddenly another crime happened that she felt was linked to the whole racket. She had to uncover the whole crime syndicate against her
The Blooming Library-Vol. 1 of Mystic Mysteries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In such a picturesque small town, you would expect peace and solitude, but not so in Bayneville, Arkansas. There is something lurking just below the surface, plaguing the residents with happenings of the supernatural.
River Stalk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,780. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
After a freak accident maims a prominent San Antonio doll collector during a popular river parade, the victim whispers, “Papa promised me” over and over to nurse Quinn Cole, who’s assisting with the woman’s rescue. The words come to haunt Cole who’s gearing up for the annual Fiesta competition with her brash roller derby sister--this year for the affections of a hot Private Investigator.
The Missing Thorn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In a harebrained scheme to earn some extra money, Rose Brady goes undercover as an assistant to the mayor. Her job is to find out if the mayor is cheating on his wife, but one mystery leads to another, and nothing goes according to plan for this quirky mother of two. And then Boone shows up, who is an actual private investigator, or so he says...
One of a Kind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Amber thinks she knows a good man, but when she starts an affair she learns that not everything in her life is what it seems. This story and four others are included in the collection "Domestic Disturbance"
A Recording
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Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story about a man desperate to find a recording.
Inspector Samuelson Investigates a Killing in Kauai
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Series: Roaring Kill Mystery, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Aloha, paradise! Wedding planner Chrisanth Neeson, formerly known as Marigold Flowers while in witness protection, joins forces with mother and son authors, Lisbeth Causley and Jefferson Cornwall, to solve the mysterious disappearance of a cattle rancher on Kauai. An ugly divorce has deadly consequences when it spins out of control. Who's telling the truth? The wrong answer could prove deadly!
A Disappearance in Baker Street
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Price: Free! Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A missing girl seems to have vanished into thin air during a visit to the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London. Ella Doyle interrupts her work on a memoir of Arthur Conan Doyle’s role in her own family history and teams up with the mysterious John Mason in a dangerous chase across London to solve a twenty first century locked room mystery.
Sanditon Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne
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Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Yet again, Reverend Lyle Thorne is called upon to aid among others... the local Constabulary and the Archbishop of Canterbury. He must pit his wits against those who would try to avoid justice and bring to a satisfying conclusion a Civil War murder over 200 years old. Five stories await your perusal. Can you find the clues that will lead you to the criminals/ murderers?
The Barefoot Stiff
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."