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Bad Man Running
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Price: Free! Words: 72,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1906 and Ernie Lundy is on the run. He is rescued, nursed back to health, and continues his manipulative and violent treatment of the people around him. He is driven by revenge and the recovery of his lost fortune. In a bizarre twist of fate, Lundy becomes a changed man in a strange place.
Figmento (Una Novella Sci-Fi #12)
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Series: STORIE SCI-FI, #12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,960. Language: Italian. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Un tenente di polizia a corto di indizi in un caso di omicidio, ricorre a una ’sposa,’ una telepate che scansionerà quattro maggiori sospettati per sbrogliare la matassa per lui. Purtroppo, mentre un virus attacca la mente della ’sposa’ e il tenente inizia a ricordare cose non sue, egli capisce che in gioco c’è molto più di quanto non sembri, e raddoppia i suoi sforzi per trovare il criminale.
Figment (A Sci-Fi Novella #12)
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Series: SCI-FI STORIES, #12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A police lieutenant at a loss for clues on a murder case, resorts to a ’bride,’ a telepathic individual who will scan four major suspects to unravel the tangle for him. Alas, as a virus attacks the mind of the ’bride,’ and the lieutenant begins to recall things which aren’t his own, he realizes there is much more at stake than meets the eye, and redoubles his efforts to find the criminal.
Original Parts
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Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Homicide detectives Nate Leeman and Penny Segel investigate the murders of several people who were killed for their artificial body parts. They suspect the killer is selling the stolen body parts on the black market. Det. Leeman objects to the use of artificial body parts in humans, and his beliefs jeopardize his job and his safety during the investigation.
Dom Blondje en de Monetaire Unie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,620. Language: Dutch. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
De mooie Brunette Lana werkt een maand voor de EU in Brussel. voordat ze na een opmerkelijke make-over als Dom Blondje solliciteert in New York. Daar in het centrum van de macht, ontdekt ze een verschrikkelijk geheim, groter dan de kredietcrisis.
The Golden Age
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A culprit looks back on his role in a detective story.
Wasted (Advance Reader Copy)
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Price: Free! Words: 99,480. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Wasted, Berkeley reporter Brian Hunter investigates the “recycling wars,” finds the body of his friend Doug crushed in an aluminum bale, and hunts down the murderer, all the while trying to win the heart of Barb, Doug’s former lover, who is now a suspect in his murder.
The Steel Box
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Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A strange story about a woman that shows the secret of the universe through a magic trick.
Diabla meets Abaddon
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Price: Free! Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Diabla is tough. She thinks she's seen everything, but that doesn't include Abaddon. He's on a mission from God, and that mission includes murder. Two women are dead, defiled beyong imagination. If she's not careful, she'll be the third. She Ricky set out on an investigation that disgusts them as it unfolds. Unfortunately, they're the only ones who have a clear shot at bringing a psycho to justic
The Long, Wrong Trailer
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Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Punk and PJ Norton decide to spend part of their retirement RV camping and purchase an used travel trailer from a shady dealer in this humorous cozy mystery. They camp at a nearby park where Halloween festivities are in progress. There are problems with the trailer from the start, and then the dealer, who sponsors the activities is found dead. By a disgruntled customer or an angry ex-wife?
The Rules of the Game
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Price: Free! Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A short story in which, through analysis of a man's idea for a mystery novel, certain rules are set in regards to the creation of locked room murders. Largely inspired by "Knox's Ten Commandments" and "Van Dine's Twenty Rules for Writing Detective Stories".
A Denial of Death
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Series: Helen Binney Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Helen Binney investigates the disappearance of a member of her charitable knitting group, the yarn trail leads to a husband in denial, a secret bank account, and a shallow grave. If Helen can keep her wits about her, she may be able to untangle herself from one sticky situation, and catch a killer in the process.
The Butler Didn't Do It - Three Detective Mysteries benefiting the Humane Society of the US
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 198,980. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Butler Didn’t Do It is a value priced collection of fast-paced detective mysteries set in the Western United States. These stories will grab you and take you along for a can’t-put-it-down ride. All of the proceeds of The Butler Didn’t Do It go to the Humane Society of the United States.
Kitchen Addiction! - Recipes (A Storybook Cookbook from the novel, Kitchen Addiction! - featuring free recipes)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining
“Kitchen Addiction! – Recipes” is a storybook cookbook introduction to Lund’s debut novel, “Kitchen Addiction!” – the 1st in the Mina Kitchen series. It contains many chef created recipes – courtesy of Lund’s husband, Chef Andrew Mark – as inspired by Vito Spaghetti’s oddball creations in the story.
The Problem of the Straton Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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During a discussion regarding whether or not a detective's seemingly cold and detached nature is necessary in solving a crime, a strange case from the past is brought back to light: a case which on first glance seemed to be simple and obvious instead turned out to be rather unique and complex in its own right and showed that, ultimately, the road to Hell is truly paved with good intentions...
Parcours
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: French. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Une courte nouvelle. Un récit en trois séquences, suivies d’un épilogue. Une histoire criminelle basée sur un fait divers survenu dans la métropole. Deux finissants du secondaire descendent la Main. Confiants, ils projettent un gros coup. Ils se dirigent vers le centre-ville. Déterminés, ils entrent dans un magasin. Calmes, ils mettent leur plan à exécution. Soudain, un imprévu surgit.
Bartleby and James (Galvanic Century 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 40,210. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Alton Bartleby is a social savant and the foppish toast of Edwardian London's upper crust. James Wainwright is a brilliant but socially stunted working class engineer with a fialr for invention and a propensity towards violence. Together they solve the mysteries that Scotland Yard cannot. This novel is the first in the Galvanic Century steampunk series of mysteries set in Edwardian England.
Masks
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Price: Free! Words: 122,960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Before his murder, meek, retiring Edwin Raines secretly wove a complicated tapestry of false identities and unexplained activities that even his widow and his close friend, magazine publisher Danny Skerett are at a loss to understand
George's Secret
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Have you ever wanted to cruise the fabled Galapagos Islands: warm sunny days on white sandy beaches, watching unusual birds and animals? Be careful what you wish for. Betsy and her companions find that not all is well in this pristine vacation spot. The tourists are not all they appear to be, and Betsy has some questions about the guides too, especially Mickey, whose warm hands hold an invitation.
Alattam buli, felettem gyilkosság
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Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: Hungarian. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story from the writer of "Mystery at Open Air Hotel" in Hungarian. A "Rejtély az Open Air Hotelben" c. krimi szerzőjének kriminovellája.