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Overdose
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Caroline Murray is found dead in an underground parking garage with a needle in her arm, the case seems clear. Caroline died of a drug overdose. But everybody who knew Caroline insists that she was opposed to drugs and would never have taken any. Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd is convinced that Caroline's death was not a drug overdose. But who had reason to want Caroline dead and why?
The Cork and the Bottle
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the landlord of "The Cork and the Bottle" ends up dead in a puddle of blood on the floor of his own pub, the case seems clear. The teen burglars who broke into the pub to steal the contents of the till are the culprits. But some things about the case just don't add up. And eventually, Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd begins to suspect that the killers are to be found much closer to home...
THE FLOOD, A Tess Darling Mini-Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tess Darling is a sassy TV producer, who solves media murders with the help of hunky but hapless cameraman Miller. In this funny, fast-paced short, the duo are sent to film the launch of a celebrity spa. When the owner's found strangled in his study, they discover he's a blackmailer, his famous guests really victims. As sparks fly, can Tess identify the killer - or will she be blinded by stars?
Motion for Murder
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Series: Jamie Winters Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jamie Winters loathes her job as a secretary in the sleaziest law firm in New Jersey. Trouble is, someone else loathes the whole firm—enough to kill one of the partners. Now, Jamie is being strong-armed into investigating, Hilary. With assists from her studly landlord and husband-hungry sister, Jamie uncovers dirt on everyone from coworkers to clients...but which one is the killer?
Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume II.5: Ghost of the Past
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,190. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sixteen years earlier, Ericka Callister gave birth to a baby she didn't want. Young and scared, she wrapped the baby in a pillowcase, then threw him into a dumpster before fleeing. She's about to discover the hard way that mistakes have a way of haunting the guilty no matter how far they run and no matter where they hide.
Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume II.4: Flashback
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,190. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the midst of planning for the birth of his first child, Lieutenant Danny Vincent is called away because a person missing for seven months has suddenly, and suspiciously, dropped back from out of nowhere. Lucinda Staub was thought to be dead. Now that she's returned, her husband Ryan wants nothing to do with her--even seems afraid of her--insisting she'd bested Old Scratch himself...
Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume II.3 Double Take
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Patrol Officers Amber Carfi and Warren Jensen stake out the gallery, hoping to catch an insatiable thief.
Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume II.2: Murder on the Heartstrings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Not long after arriving in the middle of a blizzard that has shut down the entire town below a luxurious inn, Lt. Pete Shasta and his wife Lisa's romantic vacation is interrupted when a body is found stuffed into a janitor's closet.
St. Emilion's Secret
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Kroupa needs a holiday, so an invitation to a premiere in Bordeaux comes at just the right time. However, 'in vino veritas' and the region's vineyards soon reveal that the sins of the past still have devastating ramifications to this day. If Kroupa was hoping to avoid a murder, he's in for a disappointment, and this time the stakes are very high!
Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume II.1: Retribution and Up In Smoke
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Retribution: The subdivision FBPD investigators Pete Shasta and Danny Vincent live in becomes home to a very hot young mama. But it isn't until the beautiful young woman disappears, leaving her two young children alone, that Pete's wife realizes crime is firmly afoot. and Up In Smoke: A local Christmas tree farm has burned to the ground. But was the fire an accident…or the means to cover up...
The Lady Of The Lakewood Diner (Flipkart Edition)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,260. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Who shot Morgan Le Fay? Someone has shot the aging bad-girl rocker and threatens to finish the job. Is it fans of her legendary dead rock-god husband, Merlin? Or is the secret buried in her childhood hometown of Avalon, Maine?
Indomitable Thirst (Ever-Presence)
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Series: Ever-Presence, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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.
Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume I.4 (The Early Cases): Blind Revenge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,770. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Investigator Danny Vincent faces the supernatural to get at a chilling flesh and blood truth when a local business owner's daughter is found murdered on her kitchen floor, her eye sockets empty.
Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume I.3 (The Early Cases): Obsessions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A newborn baby is stolen from Falcon's Bend Community Hospital's maternity ward...
Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume I.2 (The Early Cases): Broken Wings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Broken Wings: Investigator Pete Shasta solves a decade and a half old missing-person case that's about to turn into murder.
Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume I (The Early Cases): Bugs and Fixated
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bugs: A partially digested body is found in the oxidation ditch at the Falcon's Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant. Accident...or murder? and Fixated: Fixated with his neighbor from across the street, artist Victor Brooks, steps in when her creepy stalker decides to get up close and personal.
Philo Vance - Una spina nel cuore
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Series: I falsigialli - racconti, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: Italian. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Racconto. Un illustre archeologo viene ucciso nel suo studio di New York. L'arma è un dardo conficcato nel cuore. Curaro. All'apparenza, perché tutto nel delitto è solo apparenza, è un gioco di specchi che non inganna il sofisticato investigatore. E alla fine, dal labirinto degli specchi, esce la verità.
Sherlock Holmes e il cadavere con tre braccia
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Series: I falsigialli - racconti, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: Italian. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Un uomo si presenta a Baker Street dicendo di aver visto un cadavere con tre braccia, poi scomparso. Nessuno gli crede ovviamente, tranne Sherlock Holmes che indaga nella campagna a sud di Londra. Dove l'inverno gioca brutti scherzi, ma porta il celebre investigatore a scoprire la verità.
Death in a Low Place
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fire Nevada is a town barely clinging to life and it is there Jane Blackthorn goes to hide from her family as she waits for her wedding day. Her beloved Uncle Jack is distracted by troubles at the silver mine. He and his partner are being pressured to sell to an Arizona conglomerate and the mine is being plagued by accidents which the men blame of the tommyknockers.
Dos gatos y el misterio del Mercado de la Cebada
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Price: Free! Words: 59,070. Language: Spanish. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
La acción arranca en una pollería en Madrid donde Consuelo descubre una cara misteriosa en el suelo de su tienda. Con su humor negro y agudo ingenio intenta desvelar el fenómeno y se adentra en uno de los misterios sin resolver más extraordinarios de la historia española contemporánea. ¿Pero realmente debe descubrir el secreto? ¿Está llevándola su búsqueda hacia una dirección peligrosa?