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21 Weeks: Week 1 by R.A. LaShea
Price: Free! Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Riley LaShea. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Beck Nash arrives in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide division with a shaky reputation and a lot to prove. Trying to adjust to the mold, Beck's only goal is to make it to week’s end. But as shocking as the first day of her first week in Homicide turns out, it will be nothing compared to her last.
Rumble Strip - A Blackstone Valley Mystery Novelette by Lisa Shea
Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tricia Forney was exhausted. She'd put in a long night working at the Boston Law Library. All she wanted to do was get home, trudge up the snowy hill to her front door, feed the tiger barbs, and get some sleep. If she could just drive the few remaining miles ... Her eyes faded closed ... BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR BRRR BRRR BRRR BRRRRRRRRR BRRRRRRRRR BRRRRRRRRR BRRR BRRR BRRR What was that??
The Keeper: Episode 4 by Kaytie Reade
Series: The Keeper, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 30, 2015 by K.I. Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Episode 4 of The Keeper series. The journey so far: The letter has been opened, and the key has been used. What now?
Vigilante by Brian Hammar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Vigilante is a short story about a small-town police detective called upon to assist in the investigation of the bombing of a motorcycle gang's clubhouse.
Stateline by Dave Stanton
Price: Free! Words: 93,320. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cancel the wedding–the groom is dead. When a tycoon’s son is murdered the night before his wedding, the enraged and grief- stricken father offers investigator Dan Reno (that’s Reno, as in no problemo) a life-changing bounty to find the killer. Reno, nearly broke, figures he’s finally landed in the right place at the right time. It’s a nice thought, but then...
Going Where the Wind Blows by Jan Christensen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Rita Mae came to San Francisco in the late 1800s with her man to find a better life, never mind the fact that said new life involved plans to rob a few banks. When Bill is murdered, Rita Mae starts turning tricks while she tries to find the killer and, even more importantly, the bankroll. When her new job results in another murder, Rita Mae discovers her problems are only just beginning.
The Ghosts' High Noon by Joanne Sydney Lessner
Series: Isobel Spice Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural(5.00 from 1 review)
In this delightful short story, enterprising actress and amateur sleuth Isobel Spice faces down a theater ghost to learn the truth behind an actor’s mysterious death during a performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s gothic operetta "Ruddigore."
Linea (Serbian Edition) by Ukvard Mil
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: Serbian. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adrijanova devojka je lepa kao anđeo. Plaža na kojoj se kupaju je pravo čudo prirode – talasi dva mora se tu susreću. Tu je i mini golf kod Simona i Megi, u debelom hladu pod krošnjama mangovog drveća. Vikendom se ide u šumu, na vodopad. Ukratko, Adrijanov život je savršen. Samo jedna stvar se ne uklapa u ovo savršenstvo – Simonova tajna.
The Excalibur Case by John Pirillo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The Baker Street Brotherhood search for the mythical sword of King Arthur, "Excalibur," and stumble on a mystery much greater and infinitely more dangerous.
The Timeout by Bobby Mathews
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(3.00 from 1 review)
When Sara met Jake Campbell, he was robbing her bank. A moment's flirtation drew the two of them together, but neither acted on that spark until they ran into one another at a sun-soaked beach retreat. Neither of them could know that an afternoon together would set their worlds spinning in different orbits.
Hamlet On A Budget by K McConnell
Price: Free! Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A short story from the Hamlet Mystery series. When Wilson Daggot, a dubious handyman and general layabout, finds a suitcase full of money he's delighted, but Sam MacNeil, still perpetually trapped in his hometown, can only see trouble coming from this and it isn't long before murder makes another visit to the quirky town of Hamlet.
OMG My Boss Is A Werewolf, I Know, Right? by Derek Paterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Suddenly unemployed, office clerk Jane reluctantly applies for a secretary's job working for shady private investigator Dick Kruger. Soon she's kidnapped by mobster boss Mickey Ferro, whose howling mad gang makes her doubt her sanity. Is she going crazy, or are these guys werewolves? And can her would-be boss rescue her before they eat her?
Lügendetektor by A.I. Nebelkrähe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,580. Language: German. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
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Booneville Retribution by S. Furlong-Bolliger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Larry’s a hardworking Vietnam vet who loves his country and is proud of his small town roots. He’s lived the better part of his life in Booneville, where Old Glory flies proudly over town square, and the Fourth of July is the biggest celebration of the year. Then, the closing of Halport Industries—the town’s economic lifeblood—devastates Booneville’s residents. A short story.
Deadly Detour (A Short Story) by Debbi Mack
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An intelligence operative's assignment goes dreadfully wrong when a pregnant young woman abducts her at gunpoint. The strange girl takes the operative on a detour that has deadly consequences and bodes well for no one.
Which Was Which by Annette Siketa
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: Australian English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The murder was savage and the evidence overwhelming, and yet the man accused of the crime, was hundreds of miles away at the time. So why was the sleeve of his jacket covered in blood?
The League of Free Men by Pen Avram
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A bone is uncovered by the roadside after a fatal car accident. Elsewhere parents are reporting a string of disappearances. Are the missing children and the dead body linked? As our intrepid duo investigate, they uncover a terrorist network preparing to bring down civilisation as we know it.
Mystery at the Cabin by Inge Moore
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Something strange is happening at the cabin. Twelve-year-old Sandy is determined to track down the source, with or without the help of her sister, Jacqueline. This book includes a sneak preview of the children's novel, A Pony for the Fair.
Geboeid door leugens by Els Mertens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: Dutch. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Wanneer Sam op een ochtend badend in het bloed wakker wordt naast haar minnaar, belandt ze in de hel. Ze moet naar de gevangenis, ook al schreeuwt ze haar onschuld uit. Ondanks het bedrog, vergeeft haar man haar de misstap en doet hij er alles aan om haar uit de gevangenis te krijgt. Maar dan blijkt dat er meer aan de hand is, iets wat zelfs Sam niet had kunnen voorzien.
Beachcomber Baby by Stephanie Queen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,430. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(5.00 from 1 review)
From USA Today bestselling author Stephanie Queen Beachcomber Baby - Beachcomber Investigations series book 3 Dark and dangerous Dane and shamelessly sexy Shana team up like oil & water on a mission to save a baby while they wage a personal war of love & hate between them. Ex-special ops legend Dane Blaise doesn't like cases involving babies. He insists they're always bound to go bad. Really bad.