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Blue Bucket
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » 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 » Women's fiction » 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 » Historical » Victorian
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.
Gravedigger's Daughter (Novelette)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In a small town where women are forbidden to come too close to bloody arts, Seren secretly carries out her father’s legacy, preparing bodies for burial. When several townspeople suffer what looks like occult murders, Seren risks exposing her secret in order to help solve the mystery, even though it might cost her everything.
Tattered Lace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,820. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A mysterious letter draws Lizzy Stewart back to her grandparents’ deserted farm. It’s a call for help from a friend, one written twenty-five years ago. As she tries to solve the riddle of her friend's death, she's plagued by annoying neighbor Sam Craig. Soon unsettling occurrences around the farm force Lizzy to reconsider her return to the secluded setting. If she stays, will she end up dead, too?
Tragedy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Chief Inspector Robert Casey had been retired only five weeks when the package arrived. The content would change the course of his retirement. This is the second short story in a new series taking the reader through the experiences of a career policeman from his initial investigation as a detective constable to his eventual retirement. However, his investigating days may not yet be over...
Los ahorcados, novela negra
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Antes de arribar a los ciento cincuenta años, Mezquida confiesa a Orestes, un ex policía moribundo, los pormenores de un asesinato ocurrido medio siglo atrás; más que una confidencia, es un recuento de las motivaciones individuales de los personajes entrelazados a los hechos, dentro de un contexto de crítica social, lucha de supervivencia y conflictos del alma humana.
The Button Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Gregory is a contract killer with a popular specialty. He kills people with kindness.
Free Running
Series: The Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A stolen rhinoceros head,a post office robbery,a body in the woods. Three more complete stories about Mercedes Drew, her 1969 Triumph Bonneville T120 motorcycle and Detective Inspector Desmond Flowers, in Volume Two of the Mercedes Drew Mysteries.
Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,180. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
She is a single mother and a homicide cop. She's back on the case after the horrible accident that almost claimed her life. An accident that wasn't an accident at all....and her name is Amy Morgan. She is a single mother and a homicide cop. She is back on the case after a the horrible accident that almost claimed her life. Now is the time he wants her to find him: he needs her to know what he's
A Suitcase Full Of Blood. A Philip Eckstein Thriller
Series: A Philip Eckstein Thriller, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Philip Eckstein is a private detective in Berlin. Not the usual sort, as you will notice quickly. One evening he finds this cool blonde, Amanda, standing in his doorway. She claims to have lost her brother and needs Eckstein to find him. A seemingly simple job which ends in a wild chase full of dead bodies and the hunt for a suitcase full of blood.
Butler's Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Butler's Island, the second book in the series, continues the adventures of Matthew Butler and his friends. Returning to his home in Mobile, Alabama, Butler discovers a map to a treasure buried by his pirate ancestor . With the use of a muckraker, a zip line, and a yellow submarine, Butler, and Tommy Cooper, along with a beautiful historian and a movie star, battle an unknown killer.
30 Days to Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Zach was working quietly at his job in the University library when a beautiful woman appeared and asked him to help her find a killer. Zach could never refuse to help a beauty in distress. That was his first mistake.
Cinders and Ashes
Series: The Cavendish Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sebastian Cavendish was saved by an impoverished beauty who thinks the handsome rogue she saved is far too tempting in her bed. Sebastian’s recuperation in the hovel she calls home is short. He needs to find the man who ordered his murder. But he has to protect her and isn't above using the passion that burns between them to achieve his goal. Can he persuade Amelia her future lies with him?
Final Settlement
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,960. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Morganna Hutton is a young artist, beautiful and rich. When she falls in love with the devastatingly handsome Archie Edge, she thinks he is the answer to her prayers, until the nightmares begin. But the love of money is the root of all evil, and wickedness, in glamorous disguise, stalks this compulsive book.
Fatal Intent
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“The fast-paced and highly dramatic plot is extremely fresh . . . 'Fatal Intent' combines mystery with romance, a romance which is unusual and unique. 5 Stars.” —Gayani Hathurusingha for Readers’ Favorite Readers of Sandra Brown and Laura Griffin are going to embrace the novels of hot new romantic suspense writer Ryshia Kennie.
Crooked Roads : Grave Plot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
#3 in the Sheriff Jack Stanley series. A red haired girl is found lying dead against a tombstone in a rural church cemetery. Another girl is missing. Jack and his team gather clues that make connections for treason leading through a group of rocket design engineers that call themselves The Red Unicorn. The clues twist and turn along crooked roads.
Death in Amston Waters
Series: Amston Lake, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,150. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dirk Adler and Joe Wolf plan a quiet, relaxing afternoon of beer drinking and fishing on Amston Lake. Unfortunately, they catch a body instead of a fish. Dirk decides to investigate, but in trying to keep Joe out of trouble, Dirk inadvertently becomes a suspect himself. Margot reluctantly offers suggestions and they team up to clear Dirk, uncover the motive, and find the real murderer.
Sweat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A fleshy man who can remove the top of his skull, aliens who smell awful, copious amounts of sweat and bad cultural jokes. This is not going to be your typical investigation.