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Tales for the Tube.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,530. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A collection of five short crime stories from the author of the bestselling "Facebook Killer' trilogy. 25,000 words: 100 pages.
THE COLDEST CASE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,700. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young D.C. detective takes over a cold case of a missing teenager that has languised for years when a veteran retires. The missing young woman was the daughter of a U.S. Senator, but there has been no new leads as to whether she was alive or dead for more than 13 years.
The Gift: a Karin Schaeffer short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 and represented by WH. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A GIFT INSPIRES UNEXPECTED INSIGHT AND GENEROSITY Karin and Mac enjoy a quiet Christmas morning at home with their family. But after Mac gives Karin a special gift, she finds herself alone in Coney Island on a cold, winter day with a band of misfits who want her gift for themselves.
Heartbeat: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 and represented by WH. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A DANGEROUS SECRET, A BROKEN HEART Effie Miller has been a loyal assistant to Ted Stollit for many years. But when she receives a diagnosis of terminal cancer, she decides she will no longer keep the secret that has made her boss rich. Their confrontation on Christmas eve will prove deadly for one of them.
Murder in Berlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,310. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Thomas Hill is sent to Berlin to investigate the murder of Michael Silverstein, poisoned at the Pankow Grand Hotel. Exciting and fast-paced, Murder in Berlin is a superior psychological thriller that explores the worlds of contemporary German art, neo-Nazis, entangled Jewish-Gentile relationships and the ancient hatreds alive today in the dark alleys and genteel living rooms of modern Berlin.
Improvements
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As a Medieval woman, Maude knows her place. But her husband’s death shortly after the birth of their son means she must fulfill his duties until their son comes of age. But when a woman appears on her doorstep bloodied and broken, Maude must decide how far she will go to protect her son’s estate. Will she follow the dictates of her time, or will she find a strength she didn’t know she possessed?
The Stick Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,980. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Secret Agent John Windsor was one of the best agents ever to work for the British Government. Forced to retire through injury, Windsor finds himself fighting for his life. His enemy unknown but deadly.
Heads Off. A Lisa Becker Mystery
Series: A Lisa Becker Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Detective Inspector Lisa Becker is fuming: Her bathroom scale is becoming more and more impertinent, the nice guy next door is too intrusive, her sexy colleague is not intrusive enough, an alley cat has moved into her apartment – and then there is this serial killer who beheads people in their sleep. Who needs that? An unconventional thriller from Berlin, full of irony and an offbeat detective.
Cleopatra's Heir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,190. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Isis gave birth to a little girl. She started having visions. One of Isis' friends tries to help by taking her to someone that knows more about it. She is kidnapped & flown to another country only to have to find out she is the only living descendant of Cleopatra The Queen of the Nile. By finding out that she is, she is forced to protect the treasures of Cleopatra and they have to stay the way ...
Le crime du siècle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,100. Language: Canadian French. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Voici le récit d'un destin tragique, celui d'une jeune fille victime de la faiblesse humaine, celle de ces hommes qui furent coupables de péchés inexpiables. Basée sur des faits véridiques, cette histoire s'est produite dans l'une des périodes les plus sombres de l'Italie du 21e siècle. Voici donc l'histoire d'un crime : le crime du siècle.
Virgin Karleen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,290. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Karleen's summer job at the fair as the sexy fortuneteller 'Virgin Karleen' takes an encouraging turn when she gets the opportunity to flaunt her wiles for Joe Peters. Joe is a returning WW II pilot with a bright future as an Air Corps officer. Karleen imagines romance, travel, and adventure…
Ybor Noir - A Frank Geddy Short
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Finalist for the 2012 “Creative Loafing” Short Fiction Contest (3000 words or less), "Editor's Choice" and "Reader's Choice" awards.~~"As I read this story the voices in my head were interchanging between Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca), Clint Eastwood (Dirty Harry), Elliot Ness (The Untouchables) & Dick Tracy (As Himself). This is a great little read, PI Frank Geddy has a new fan."
The White Swan : Introducing Johnny Jordan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,960. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
Johnny Jordan is a lovable psychic entertainer, wowing audiences whilst boosting his own ever growing ego! When a grieving family contact him to speak with their murdered loved one from beyond the grave he can’t help but get involved. Way over his head lacking any psychic ability and facing the biggest performance of his career, he wades in believing he can solve the murder, putting him in danger.
The Search for Amston Treasure
Series: Amston Lake, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
With help from Margot St. Ronan and accompanied by the prodigious Wendell, Dirk Adler follows an arduous trail involving enigmatic poems, hidden messages, bible verses, and an electronic device, to find a very valuable treasure. Unfortunately, another person, who won't hesitate to eliminate the competition, is also looking for the same treasure. Will it spell the end for Dirk when the two meet?
Breach Of Trust
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
FBI Agents, Franklin and Taylor reluctantly take on a cold case, placed upon them by their superior, Agent Morris. In what becomes an emotional and frustrating journey, covering over 1,000 miles, Franklin and Taylor struggle to contain their emotions, as the true extent of the cold case comes to light.
Just Dropping In
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Hiram Randall finds a corpse in his bathtub all he wants is to make it go away, but the cops are determined to pin the murder on him and so is his shrimpy neighbor. Can Hiram con his way out of this sticky situation? Or will his wife's research pull the plug on his not-so-soggy story?
Blue Bucket
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Tracking down a killer is not a part of Kit O’Maley’s life plan until she inherits a historic house in Oregon’s antique capital. Nosy neighbors have their own agendas, and her money-hungry kinfolk aren’t feeling that family love. To top it off, whispers from the past haunt her—a cache of gold nuggets, Oregon's lost Blue Bucket. Soon uncovering a murderer is a matter of life or death—hers.
A Silver Lining
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Months after her disappearance, the body of Maggie Monahan is found buried in a shallow grave less than fifty yards from her home. Homicide Detective Eugene Jerffries has a suspect - Sonja Monahan, the daughter-in-law of the deceased, but his chances of making an arrest are slim. Not only is the trail of evidence cold, but Sonja's husband, Jack, provides his wife with an undeniable alibi.
The Worth of Rubies - A Victorian Short Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Noble ladies are falling victim to a string of brazen public jewelry robberies, but the inquisitive Miss Isabelle Strathmore suspects more is afoot than mere theft… A Victorian-set short mystery of approx. 5,000 words. Includes a bonus chapter of Anthea's RITA-nominated Victorian romantic adventure, PASSIONATE.
Trouble at the Manor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the quiet English village of Lowenna, a local P.C. patrolling the harbor area finds a body covered in foam. Gia is the first to identify the victim who is from a small hamlet on a manor estate which is being pursued by investors. Gia has suspicions that the two events are connected, but while she investigates the murder, she also has to deal with something that may unhinge her marriage.