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Innocent Until proven Deadly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,400. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Someone is murdering young women and Detective Gary 'Schoolbags' Samson is on the case. An Australian soldier has been arrested and the evidence against him is conclusive. There's only one problem, he's escaped custody and no one knows where or when he will strike again. Set in the cities and outback of Australia, Innocent until proven deadly is Kevin Barry's third novel.
The Secrets of the Sibyl: a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"The Secrets of the Sibyl" is a short Gothic tale set in the Roman world of 382 A.D. When her father buys a decaying villa on the wild, rocky coast of Cumae, city of the ancient Sibyline oracle, fourteen-year-old Cellina finds mysteries at every turn. Following the trail of a mysterious silver box, she uncovers the secret of a decades-old crime committed within the villa's crumbling walls.
TV Torment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nineteen years ago Cambridgeshire solicitor Malcolm Margarson was found in a lay-by off a main road with an axe buried in his skull. During a TV news bulletin Lucy Harlow hears the agonised Margarson being tortured in Hell by “Angel”, a teenaged girl. Lucy sets out to identify who Angel was in life, and uncovers not only Margarson’s killer but also the leader of a rape and murder gang...
Killer Reels
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jimmy Kiley is a keen amateur movie maker. He’s also the ruthless criminal boss of the north side of the city. When enforcing his own brand of law, he sees no reason why he shouldn’t mix business with pleasure. His kick is to provide a private viewing of his last venture to the star of the next. And his reluctant stars are only ever one hit wonders.
Rajan Iqbal - Maut ka Jadoo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: Hindi. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Iqbal and Nafees are off to a small village in Madhya Pradesh looking for Nafees's ailing uncle. When they reach his ghost-like servant tells them that his uncle has left for somewhere; and then starts a tale of black magic, horror and suspense which is blended with the unstoppable comedy by Iqbal & Nafees.
Sindie Greets the Handyman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
For a retired hit chick in a sleepy Northwest town, a new neighbor with an unknown past means trouble. He may be a cop. He might be an enforcer. He claims to be a simple handyman... but for Sindie Slick, former Pole-Dancing Hit Chick, that's the least credible story of them all.
Furious and the Nosey Neighbor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a former assassin retires to a sleepy Northwest town, dumb luck lands him directly across the street from the town gossip, the busiest busybody around. Common sense says to stay away. Unfortunately, the curious town tattler has a far different idea in mind.
A Black Deeper Than Death (Miki Radicci Book 1)
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Series: Miki Radicci, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,360. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Trash Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.14 from 7 reviews)
Urban Fantasy Young Adult When she accidentally experiences the murder of a prominent business student from NYU, Miki attracts the attention of the police and the killer who threatens her and her family. But Miki doesn't really know enough to identify the killer. She experiences the death but can't see his face. Miki decides to learn as much as she can about the killer to save her family.
Outside The Box
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and the team are in the thick of it again. A terrorist organisation has targeted some of the country's top people. To try to save the hostages the team need to think out of the box.
Clint Faraday 30: A Timely Burial
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Series: Clint Faraday Mysteries, Book 30. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bill Reynald´s interment is announced on TV. That´s sort of surprising, seeing clint was talking to him five minutes ago! Clint checks to find it was a stolen passport in a dead man´s pocket. There was also a note for Clint Faraday in code. It led to a strange case.
Rajan Iqbal ki Wapsi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,110. Language: Hindi. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rajan Iqbal, the desi heroes of your childhood are back again in a new Avatar. In their first adventure, Rajan Iqbal along with their girlfriends Salma-Shobha reach Garh, a small town in Himalayas looking after a drug mafia. The story takes a dreaded twist when Salma goes missing, supposedly dead.
Getting Away With Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a mystery, set inside the workings of a daytime drama. Jake Winthrop is a superstar writer brought in to save the aging soap opera, As Life Goes By. What he quickly learns in a world where actors disappear into characters is that killing off characters might not be as easy as it seems.
The Dead Beat, Volume 2
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Series: The Dead Beat, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The dead really aren't that different from the rest of us. Some work honest jobs and pay rent on their host bodies every month, right on time. But some of them refuse to play by the rules. Police Exorcist Arphallo Sirus and his murdered partner, Sam Trent, hunt down the ghosts that break the laws of the living and the dead. The Dead Beat is an occult noir serial. This is the second volume.
Cut Loose (Dusty Deals Mystery Series)
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Series: Dusty Deals Mystery Series, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's rodeo season in Helena, Montana and Lucy Mathews is ready to make some new sales for her antiques shop. Unfortunately, things aren't going so well, her boyfriend's ex-wife is causing trouble, her dog is getting Lucy in trouble and oh, yeah... there's that dead rodeo queen whose body Lucy just found.
En for meget
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: Danish. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
En regnfuld fredag aften på en bar. En aften hvor jeg befandt mig i uventet behageligt selskab, selvom jeg prøvede at undgå det. En aften hvor der ikke var plads til en for meget.
Carpe Diem
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Suspense Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In a failed attempt to put years of personal danger behind them, Rance and his wife fly to their Castle de Molay. An ancient journal bequeathed to Rance by the recently deceased last Knight Templar, along with the responsibility to seize the day, will plunge Rance, his wife, and friends into a world of mystery, adventure, and danger, extending to Scotland, Ethiopia, Nova Scotia, and back to Spain.
A Murderous Addiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,630. Language: Australian English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
jake cameron's lfe ended badly. his plan of dying of old age or being shot by a jealous husband at the age of ninety didn't quite work out. now he's dead. pity really, all he had to do was stay sober, stop almost every crime syndicate in the world from killing him and win the heart of his one true love. a murderous addiction is kevin barry's 4th novel
Armed and Fabulous (Lexi Graves Mysteries, 1)
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Series: Lexi Graves Mysteries, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
All Lexi wants to do is get through the day at her boring temp job with Green Hand Insurance. That’s until she discovers the vice president, Martin Dean, in a pool of blood and herself at the center of an investigation into insurance fraud. Millions of dollars are missing, the chief suspect is dead and her mysterious, sexy, new boss is not what he seems.
Who Killed Santa?: A Christmas Mystery Novella
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Disillusioned public defender Jamie Lister gets a call for a new client on a snowy evening. Mary is accused of killing her husband. She claims innocence and insists her husband is Santa Claus. Can Jamie discover the truth or is Mary lying to get away with murder?
Baiting the Shark
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Theresa McCarrie’s first assignment as a reporter is to cover the annual flower show. She plans to interview Billy Wilson, but finds him lying in a Japanese garden, dead. Through twists and turns, and a new love interest, she learns the truth behind Billy’s death. But, when she finds herself sinking into the Chesapeake Bay, a bullet in her shoulder, she fears she will take the truth to her grave.