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Speak Softly My Love
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
To fall in love is to be young again. To count the cost is to die a little bit inside. In Speak Softly My Love, Inspector Gilles Maintenon goes out for a quart of milk and stumbles across a dead man. The trouble is, when the dead get up and walk away. They have one too many missing-person reports, too many wives, girlfriends and other mysterious blondes.
Scorpion's Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Former Inspector Liv Harris has now moved to a small Midlands town to seek not only a love life but a new start as a Private Investigator. As her love life becomes more complicated, Liv concentrates upon solving some missing persons cases and finds herself propelled her into the warped, violent world of an ex-warrior with several bitter scores to settle.
The Job
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Avery Wilson is the youngest contracted hitman in the business. He has no trouble completing jobs he is given, until he is handed the profile of one "Brynn Laurens", a fifteen year-old high school student. Avery must fight his instincts to keep Brynn from falling victim for a crime he seems to be getting the blame for.
Winter Wind Free Preview Edition (First 19 Chapters)
Price: Free! Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00 from 1 review)
Former LAPD homicide detective Lee Jordan can't see, speak or hear...but he will find you, one way or another. And with a killer at large, and people disappearing from his city, Lee must must unravel his most baffling case yet before the killer strikes again.
Death Takes A Trip
Price: Free! Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Julia Blake runs her own cleaning business. She has the unfortunate knack of getting herself involved in murder investigations. When one of Julia’s clients, Douglas Pedley, is found dead at the bottom of his stairs, it is soon obvious that he was murdered. Julia first suspects the building contractors who've been hounding Douglas to sell his property. It’s not long before another suspect appears.
Death Wants Three
Price: Free! Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This is the sequel to DEATH TIMES TWO. T.K. and Sunny have already solved a couple of murders . . . at least for the most part. But the Mastermind and her henchman are alive and well. They want to make sure that the Ghostcatcher and his intrepid paramour don't leave Norfolk . . . not while they're breathing.
Stage Door: A Cue to Kill (A Theatrical Cozy Mystery Short Read)
Price: Free! Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
There's a killer lurking backstage at the last night performance of the Goose Meadow Bay Player's Halloween murder mystery. Can Kath keep the show running, the cast from drinking their way through the onstage drinks cabinet and the killer from taking the script literally? Murder and mayhem of the theatrical kind in this cozy mystery short read.
The Deadly Dinner #1
Series: Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Catch a quick glimpse of Book 1 of the Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Ghost Trilogy Series:- It’s Emmy and Daniel’s first wedding anniversary and they’re having dinner at Sky Cornerstone, one of the best restaurants in town. In the middle of dinner, everyone in the restaurant is shocked by a scream coming from the powder room: A woman has died and people are left in shock because no one has any idea why.
A Draw of Death
Series: Helen Binney Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,840. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After twenty years as a political wife, the now-divorced Helen Binney should be able to organize a small event for the local library without breaking a sweat. But she didn't plan on the guest speaker, a controversial celebrity poker player, literally drawing a hand of death. Whose buttons did he push a little too hard? Was it really, as the police believe, the niece of Helen's handsome lawyer?
Requiem for Innocence: A Scott Drayco Mystery
Series: Scott Drayco, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
- Four adult murder victims in Washington, DC, all wheelchair-bound - An attack on an innocent disabled girl on Virginia's Eastern Shore - A list of suspects that include a badly-disfigured man, his enigmatic Goth son, and a slippery and dangerous adversary Crime consultant Scott Drayco must battle greed, guilt, and guile to uncover the truth. But is he dealing with one murderous monster or two?
Girl's Night: A short, delicious murder spree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Can 5 women share a deep, dark secret without exploding? What's a little murder between friends? When one of Lindsey Cooper's 'book club' pals shares a disturbing secret, it kick-starts a series of events that changes all of their lives forever. A light and lively adventure that transforms an unassertive soccer mom into a force to be reckoned with.
A Good Night's Sleep
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Corley Brown murdered his wife and children, and it's the most gruesome crime Detective Sergeant Aaron Kincaid has ever seen. Even though Kincaid—along with everyone else—knows Brown did it, the detective isn't satisfied until he knows why. But understanding the mind of a multiple murderer may be too much for Kincaid to suffer through.
The Ramona Question
Price: Free! Words: 22,990. Language: American English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Recluse: The Ramona Question is the second book after Recluse: The Induction. Sixteen months on, Detective Rodriquez receives disturbing news, news that will set him on a pulsating journey deep into Colombia. This time, his enemies are smarter, deadly and are waiting for him. He must also choose between saving the life of his one true love or save the lives of millions. The countdown starts.
Skyjacker (A Private Investigator Series of crime mystery novels, Book 7 )
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Thomas Higgins goes to Hollow Hills to get money from his friend. One week later, he died after begin struck by a car. His wife hires French to go to Hollow Hills and look for his friend, Dennis Moore. Two hours after French arrives in the small, town; he finds evidence to proving it wasn’t an accident but cold-blooded murder instead.
Death with Malice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,400. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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The Crown of Grass - Act I. (A Serial Novel)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lucius Marcius Falx, the wealthy black sheep of his family, finds himself embroiled in murder and politics in the decaying city of Rome.
Four of the Usual Suspects (A Pippa Langham Mystery)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a soap maker dies at her own party, suspicion falls on her four butlers, each claiming they are innocent.
That Wasn't Chicken
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,200. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Murder, mystery-meat and morning sickness. Lovita and Sue Jan put down their forks to find out what's on their plates, and discover what really happened to a missing law intern before Jolene’s son has to trade in his chef’s uniform for prison stripes.
Have Yourself a Deadly Little Christmas (A Greatest Hits Mysteries holiday short story)
Series: Greatest Hits Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,410. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
It’s Christmas Eve, and huddled around the fireplace with pet Dodo in her lap, Missi Bombay tells the story about the time she and her cousins, Gin, Liv, Paris, and Cy carried out a holiday assignment on the family’s private island—Agatha Christie style.
Christmas Canapés & Sabotage
Series: Culinary Competition Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Amy Ridley is excited to be participating in the Holiday Celebrations Competition to kick off her Christmas season in Kellerton, Michigan. Local cooks are set to compete for prizes then serve their best party dishes to holiday revelers. Amy has her eye on a special prize, but she has a difficult time concentrating on creating a perfect party buffet when a plague of problems begins to whirl around.