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A Grave Too Small
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Price: Free! Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
The shadows in the damp churchyard clutched at the weary little girl, She was so tired of waiting. But she knew she mustn't give up. Few people looked at her now, and when they did, they turned and hurried away. "I have to find someone to listen to me, please God," she prayed. "Please God, please God..."
Shadow Unit 12
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,070. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This Shadow Unit anthology contains four stories that explore the mystery of the Anomaly: Five Autopsies - by Leah Bobet Hope Is Stronger Than Love - by Sarah Monette Latency - by Elizabeth Bear aimfortheheart - by Leah Bobet and Emma Bull
Hilda Hopkins, El Asesinato que Ella Tejió #1
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Price: Free! Words: 20,460. Language: Spanish. Published: July 18, 2012 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A Hilda la buscan por asesinato, varios! La única pista que esta mujer ha dejado son los seis muñecos tejidos, cada uno una copia idéntica de los huéspedes desaparecidos…. Perdón, caballeros invitados. A Hida no le gusta que los llamen ‘huéspedes’. Hilda sabe que es más inteligente que la policía, más inteligente que sus caballeros invitados, y demasiado inteligente como para ser capturada… o no?
The Columbus Machine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by Books to Go Now. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young man investigates a mysterious disappearance only to find himself manipulated by his own family from the past. A new short story by best selling author Michael Sutherland.
Who Murdered Etienne Bastarache
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1730 Etienne Bastarache has many lifeskills for his duties as a soldier. But he had an ability to corrupt some of those who are closest to him. He is found dead of either suicide, as the priest believes, or murdered. His body has a bullet wound to the forehead, part of a rope hanging from a tree limb above him, and, a knife in his back and in his heart. New France's legal system is ill equipped.
Lonely Are The Dead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
1977. A ruthless serial-killer is stalking Bay City. His purpose is unknown, but the dismembered victims are always young and beautiful. In order to find the perpetrator, Police Detective Markus has to set aside his personal troubles and pull the evidence together before panic sweeps the city. His only ally is a reporter with a tortured past and the chance to break the biggest story of her career.
Hilda Hopkins, Mother Wouldn't Like It #8
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
MINX Clarice Leverson is abducted & her colleague, the machine knitting serial killer and M.I.Nix assassin, Hilda Hopkins is close behind, dragging her boss Sir Ambrose with her across England to a deserted Scottish castle. The evil guardians within the ancient walls fall prey to our anti-heroine as she puts her signature knitted knitted garrote to work. We find out why, ‘Mother wouldn't like it!'
Love and Not Destroy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A baby is found in a basket on the grounds of a small-town museum during their annual Folk Festival. Twenty-two years later, a homeless man is murdered in exactly the same spot. Connection? Or coincidence? Peace Morrow, the foundling, now an adult working at the museum, is haunted by this question and thus begins a quest that explores the nature of family, of loyalty and responsibility.
An Apple A Day Keeps Murder Away
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Series: Mellow Summers, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Rachel is back. And so is trouble. Mel wakes up covered in blood and with a knife in her hand. She has no memory of what happened. Rachel gets word about it in the spirit world and decides to help Mel out. Now the prime suspect in a murder investigation, it is up to Mel's friends to prove her innocence. But can a ghost get Mel off the hook and catch the real killer?
Frogs, Snails, And A Lot Of Wails
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Series: Mellow Summers, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mellow Summers has already solved one murder mystery when she met the ghost Rachel. But now that Rachel has gone, Mellow hopes to continue with a normal life. But normal is not in her future. One night Timothy shows up claiming to have been murdered.
Sugar And Spice And Not So Nice
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Series: Mellow Summers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mellow Summers just wanted to go to college and get her film degree. She moved into a furnished apartment with her friend Jackie only to find that it already had a tenant: the ghost of a girl who was murdered a year earlier. Now it is up to Mellow to not only discover who the murderer is, but to prove it as well. With the help of the ghost Rachel, Mellow sets out to solve the year old mystery. Sh
Rough Magic: Book 1 of the Fallen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When Worlds Collide Twenty years ago, the modern world collided with the world of Faerie, leaving behind its denizens in a world of cold iron. Unable to work in the modern world of steel, those of the Fallen have been forced into welfare, prostitution, or thievery. Once the proud Queen of Air and Light, Sathyllien works with the Los Angeles police department to solve the murders elves and human
The Villain
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Price: Free! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When you’re a career criminal there’s nothing like a police dragnet on your doorstep to spoil your day. So what to do when the burka bandit pulls a diabolical stroke? Well if the Old Bill can’t sort it, better sort it yourself!
What Kind Of Friend Are You: The Kind That Kills
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Series: Interracial Pairings, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jordan attends Marksville High School with her best friend Kallie Broncs. It's their last year of high school, so Jordan decides to throw a huge slumber party. After this party, horrible things begin to happen in their small town.
Black Sand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The continuing story of Detective Adam Kenzy from the novels, The Molecular Structures of Jade and Instant Sober. E A St Amant demonstrates once again that his stories are riveting and intriguing no matter what the genre. Small town northern Ontario and through the busy streets of Toronto, the tapestry painted has a life of its own; surprises, one after another.
Forgotten Memories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The adrenalin was was rushing through her body as Vicki made her escape from the clutches of the sadistic gun dealing drug smuggler Derek. she felt no fear nor pain from the cut that was oozing blood on the side of her face.
Dog Star Bender
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Fastidious Sirius Thorpe has been looking for his father Cygnus since he was eighteen. When his latest missing persons case starts to go in bizarre directions he realizes all is not right and soon comes to suspect he has been lured into a trap by the man he's spent half his life preparing to kill.
Cat Burglar
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
2 youths break into a house & disappear. The old lady householder denies a break in, but other delinquents have disappeared too. Police are investigating a motiveless murder and a businesswoman with 3 weeks of her life missing.DCI Hampshire cannot see a connection - but occultist Tobias N'Dibe and teenage psychic can. It takes an accident and 2 explosion for the CID too the connection too!
Circle of Justice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Circle of Justice is a short story that follows the journey of a gun as it falls into various hands beginning with its first killing until its last.
Dying to Get Even
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Series: The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The second in the very funny Jennifer Marsh Mystery Series. Mystery writer Jennifer Marsh has caught her friend Emmie Walker standing over her dead ex-husband's body with a bloody knife. Now Jennifer, the prime witness, must prove that sweet, senior citizen Emmie could not have done the deed. There's a long list of people who wanted Edgar dead. But the police are sure they already have their man.