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Vampire Lodge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,350. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by Little Devil Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When Kevin and his family visit his Aunt Carolyn, unusual things begin to happen. And come to think of it, Aunt Carolyn is a bit creepy herself. She’s pale, thin, always wears black, and... Why has Kevin never seen her in daylight? She lives in an old hunting lodge way back in the woods, and the lodge is full of locked doors, dark hallways, and secret passages: a perfect place...for a vampire.
The Rune House
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
In 1574 a strange house is built in the shape of an ancient rune, one of whose ambiguous meanings is an invitation - but an invitation to what? In the present day, Robbie thinks all he has to worry about is the new detective joining him on the cold case unit. Yet with a growing list of disappearances and murders, Robbie and Drake find themselves drawn to the history of the house and its secrets.
The Mystery Hounds: The Scent of Gold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When a mysterious theft robs a family of a treasured heirloom, the Mystery Hounds bound into action. Shirley and Winston are two unique dogs... together, they fight crime! Designed to be read alone or with a parent, the Mystery Hounds will engage readers of age and preference. For the young, or just the young at heart, the Hounds are howling for action.
Predator Strike
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Series: Sam Ryan, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,220. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When ADFIS Investigator, Captain Sam Ryan, is unexpectedly deployed to Afghanistan to investigate an apparent suicide he senses something isn't right. Hitting the ground running he's quickly drawn into an investigation with a terrifying international twist.
Yesterday's News
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Series: Yesterday Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Anna Yesterday owns Yesterday’s Antiques in small town USA. She finds an old newspaper clipping in an antique dresser, which tells a disturbing story she’s never heard before. As Anna starts to dig into it, her sleuthing exposes an ugly cover-up that casts the residents of Crocker, Indiana into danger, and leaves them with a corpse.
The Whole She-Bang
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This anthology contains twenty stories penned by fifteen members of Sisters in Crime in Canada. The stories are cozy and noir, humorous and poignant, historical and current. There are amateur sleuths and professionals–cops, private detectives and one or two you won’t see coming.
Best Served Cold (An Olivia Hutchinson Mystery, Episode 2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Olivia Hutchinson is back in the second installment of her monthly series! It's only a few days before Thanksgiving, and Hutch's life is falling to pieces. She can't follow a recipe to save her life. Her strip club has burned to the ground and the police suspect foul play. And when someone tries to put a bullet through her head, Hutch realizes that she has to figure out who is trying to kill her
A Fool And Her Honey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: American English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Wannabe musician Pagan Johansson has never been conventional, so slathering honey on herself for her lover to lick off isn't all that odd. That he dies because the honey was poisoned, though, is out of her comfort zone. Facing quality time in the slammer, Pagan goes on the lam and enlists the help of some less-than-refined pals to help her discover who poisoned the honey.
Right and Left Grand: A Darla King Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,060. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Square dance caller Darla King returns to square dancing in mid-life following tragedies in both her personal and professional lives. She finds that her specialized knowledge draws her into adventures she never thought she'd have.
My Sore Hush-a-Bye
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,870. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Camille learned to love and accept her sheltered life with Uncle Bob. But she's growing up and everything is changing. She goes to public school, where no one talks to her, except Ashley. Now that Ashley's missing, Camille starts thinking about her mother and rethinking her life with Uncle Bob and everything she chose to believe.
I’m A Sweet Talkin’ Southern Bell Killer
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Juno moves back to her home town in North Carolina after living in New York for the worst five years of her life. She makes a new life for herself and even falls in love, but trouble seems to follow her everywhere. Well she's just going to have to find a way to rid of that trouble, isn't she?
Come What May
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 139,130. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Hi. I’m Alexandra Hollingsworth. You know…being an FBI agent is definitely not as glamorous as it is on TV. Ten years of near misses finally caught up with me when I was shot in the line of duty. And just when I think things couldn’t get any worse, I find out I’m wanted by the FBI for the deaths of four agents...
Bad Bayou
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Suzanne LeBlanc was back! With legs as long as any seen in these parts in a long, long time, the nearly six-foot-tall Cajun goddess had come back to collect. Only she knew the secrets that Bad Bayou held. Accompanied by her Swamp Ops team, she was about to reopen old wounds, settle old scores, and forever stir the old backwater haunts of southern Louisiana’s men and beasts.
The Guardian Saga Trilogy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,120. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is the complete novel for the Guardian Saga trilogy books I, II, and III combined. It follows Katrina Castillo from the beginning of her troubles to the conclusion. secrets abound in Katrina's life, it will take a cunning and skilled group of individuals to keep her alive to find the truth behind her friends death and who is after Katrina.
October Octagon Occult - A Xara Smith Mystery
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Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,130. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private Investigator Xara Smith, her business partner Jill, and her girlfriend Jana go on vacation together to a spirited resort called "Octagon Occult". With Halloween just around the corner the witches gather and mischief ensues. Skyclad witches, pentagrams, candles, pink yarn, a missing reporter, carnival rides, fun in the sun, and thirty-million dollars that the owner does not want.
More Myth Murders (A Sheffield and Black Mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,860. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Their nightmare has begun again. When Detectives Vivienne Sheffield and Dylan Black find themselves standing over a dead woman—snake skins in her hair, tusks glued to her severed head, and a toga wrapped around her body—the similarities to their last serial killer case are undeniable. Once the DNA results are in, the truth is revealed: Fenrir’s brother has returned for revenge.
Bashed (A Sheffield and Black Mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,050. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detectives Vivienne Sheffield and Dylan Black are dispatched to the local university where John Randolph, a seemingly happy, healthy college sophomore, has been found dead in his dorm room. When the autopsy results are in, Randolph’s death turns out to be something out of an Agatha Christie novel: arsenic poisoning. Unexpected twists and turns keep the detectives guessing until the very end.
The Fortune of the Bourbons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A visitor to the old Abbey of Orval (Belgium) discovers a corpse in the ruins. Paul Shoeman was the producer of the semi-historical documentary serial Mysterious Belgium. He was working on an episode titled ‘Nostradamus in Orval’, about the so-called prophecies of Nostradamus which are in fact containing a code to find the lost ‘fortune of the Bourbons’. Can you solve this murder mystery?
Good Bones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Rookie real estate agent Sam Turner discovers there’s more to the cutthroat world of real estate than meets the eye after she stumbles over a body at a supposedly vacant house. As she struggles to put together a deal for her first (and only) clients, Sam must clear her name and prove she has what it takes to succeed in real estate – even as she herself becomes the target of a crafty killer.
Pandora's Box: A Spade/Paladin Conundrum
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Series: Spade/Paladin Conundrums. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The police often show up at science fiction conventions, but not because Secret Master of Fandom and private detective Spade calls them. Although he has this time. Paladin has found a box with a note, a box she believes contains a bomb. Spade and Paladin have to find the bomber and save the convention, and do so before the police arrive. The conundrum? Can they do all this and survive?