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Glastonberry Grove - Ep.1 "Dead & Bloated"
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
What happens when murder strikes a small, eccentric town in the Pacific Northwest? We'll let you know after the cocktail party... Along the snowy riverbanks of Glastonberry Grove, the body of homecoming queen Graceland O'Hara has been found - and it proves to be the beginning of what should be the wildest, most egregious re-imagining of David Lynch's "Twin Peaks" ever.
Iced Tea For Professor Arnustace - A Professor Arnustace steampunk mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
England, the Year of our Lord 1917... After a strange new species is discovered on the English coast, the eccentric Professor Arnustace and indefatigable Doctor Anna Ross are stumped before the mystery even begins. But when a dinner invitation arrives via a miniature airship with a mongoose captain, little do they know the surprises in store for them on Ipsun Isle, the nation in the sky.
Enlisting Redemption
Price: Free! Words: 74,780. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
When twenty-one year old college student Trevor Sutherland enlists Rebecca Carey in a birthday party performance, it leads to a heinous crime. Her subsequent disappearance will ultimately send Trevor on a decade long quest for redemption, one fraught with intrigue, deception, and ultimately murder.
Killer Unleashed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Meet Chloe: she has a house, a best friend, and absolutely no idea how to say "no." So when her elderly neighbor asks her to surrender a little dog named Theo to the animal shelter, of course Chloe agrees. And when Theo pulls out his big puppy dog eyes, Chloe reluctantly gains a dog. And that’s when the trouble starts.
And Hereby Hangs a Tale of Murder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,420. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The story of one man's evil that has a horrible affect on two families. As fate would have it, in the end he pays for his greed and for the intolerable way he treats people.
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
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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.
Up Chit Creek
Series: Kira Callahan Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,400. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
An Imajin Qwickies™ Mystery/Crime Novella - No one is surprised that “nosy Rosie” is the one who finds poor Mr. Hummel in the garden. The surprise is the knife in his back. Nothing like this has ever happened in Chittendom Creek, let alone at the ReVisions Retirement Residence. When the oldies start dropping like flies, it’s Kira Callahan to the rescue.
When the Tide Turned
Series: The Mysterious Marsh. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,210. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
August 1976. Romney Marsh. A long hot summer. On the surface, all is well with Hazel Dawkins' life. The young lawyer, is happily absorbed in her baby daughter. However, no sooner has she agreed to return to work than she finds herself trapped in a web of crime and corruption: a web that draws upon dark forces from the past which return to destroy her and all she holds dear
Can't Sing or Dance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Retired Chief Petty Officer Tom Jones was murdered in his apartment complex in Orlando in what appeared to be a "drug deal gone bad." The police won’t even do an autopsy on a dead drug dealer. Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Joe Traynor is asked by Tom’s daughter to look into his death. His investigation ultimately leads to the largest meth case on the Southeastern Seaboard.
Beachcomber Valentine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,660. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
From USA Today Bestselling Author Stephanie Queen Beachcomber Valentine - a Beachcomber Investigations Novella Ex military special ops legend Dane Blaise and ex Scotland Yard investigator, the gorgeous Shana George team up to find the long lost love of a mystery client. No more difficult than flirting with the dangers of romance and Cupid... But of course there's more to this easy-money case..
Murder in St. Luietz (Guns - Stilettos & Money)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,300. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Known for it's Hemingway Era life style and charm, the small island nation of St. Luietz, is rocked by a particularly heinous murder, that is not discovered for just over a week after it was committed. Although, the islands homicide department consists of only two detectives, they have a record of no unsolved homicides on the island. Could this be the one that brings it to an end.
Dangerous Depths
Series: An Underwater Investigation. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,440. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Trying to save an endangered species doesn’t normally target one for extinction. But detective Hannah Sampson has her doubts when friend Elyse dies in a fiery boat explosion. The local police believe it was suicide. But Hannah knows that Elyse—a staunch environmentalist—was too dedicated to preserving life to take her own. But if Hannah is going to find the killer, she'll be doing it on her own.
An Eye for An Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
While hiking a deserted highway late one night, Captain Jake Black, ex-army officer, witnesses a car pull to the side of the road and dump a large wrapped bundle. The car sped away and Jake moved in to investigate. Hearing sounds from the bundle, Jake’s first thought was that someone had dumped an injured dog. He carefully removes the wrapping to find a badly beaten woman.
The Android Who Knew Too Much
Series: The Android Who.... Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the year 2035 Artificial Intelligence (AI) androids have finally arrived. Detective Eddie Fowler struggles to hunt down a stolen cargo container of state-of-the-art android parts. Publicist Cari Dunham is at first intrigued then alarmed by the abilities of her neighbor's new android. Together, they unravel a plot that presents humanity with a menacing new breed of crime.