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Dedicated Doctor or Baby Broker
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Series: Liz Roberts Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,790. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An idealistic young doctor loses her idealism after events intervene to rob her of everything she loves. Is Ellen Goodman the kind, empathetic obstetrician or a greedy baby broker and murderer? Detective Liz Roberts unravels 70 years of secrets to discover a complicated tale of profound love between two people forbidden by law to be together. It is a tale of great sacrifice…and of greater evil.
Pretty Little Girl: A Liz Roberts Mystery
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Series: Liz Roberts Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Don Canaan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Laura turned 13 and became a perfect daughter-- devoting herself to taking care of her Alzheimer's father. But now Laura decides it’s time for her to reclaim her life. Detective Liz Roberts investigates when a confused man is found wandering in a county fair unable to tell anyone who he is. As Liz uncovers his identity, she also begins to uncover long-kept secrets in her own family's past.
The Case of the Dark Angel
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Price: Free! Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A two-hundred year-old vampire detective and his human assistant investigate a report of a rogue turning. But there is more -- and less -- to this case than meets the eye. A short story from the author of Bonds of Fenris, offered for free to Smashwords members.
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. She has more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand. The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
Wilful Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,600. Language: British English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Isabelle Parker, a young Australian heiress, instructs London solicitor Alicia Allen to make a Will in contemplation of her marriage, but when Isabelle's fiance is killed in an explosion she implores Alicia to investigate. Alicia soon realises that she is looking for a psychopathic killer guilty of premeditated and wilful murder... Part 2 of the Alicia Allen Investigates trilogy.
Diary of Revenge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
While investigating a murder-suicide, police officer Aaron Grimbold makes a mind-bending discovery. The killer, a brilliant scientist, has left behind a diary. It details the motivation, as well as the mechanism, of the murder. In his diary, the scientist claims to be from the future.
Nagging Doubts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,560. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Investigative journalist, Meg Witt, is in El Dorado, TX, where the Mormon Fundamentalist have moved their new compound. She’s found one of the do-gooders in town who has put in place an underground railroad to rescue the women and children. A few weeks after the interview the woman turns up dead and Meg finds herself helping the widower come to terms with her suicide....but it wasn't!
Oh Holy Ghost
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Series: Mellow Summers, Book 5. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's Christmas time and all Mel wants to do is spend it at home with her friends. But quiet isn't in the cards when she sees a woman get murdered during the Christmas Parade. But without a body, no one believes Mel and it's up to her to prove not only that a murder took place, but who the killer is. Can she solve the mystery in time for Christmas dinner? Find out in the fifth installment of the Me
Conjoined Souls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,200. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After 3 years in a coma, Samantha Brennan wakes up and claims that she is Officer Alexandra McNulty of the St. Louis Police Department. After listening to Pam (Sam’s adopted mother) she quickly figures out that she was born a twin and then made a strong argument that she was Alex in Sam's body. Once Pam became convinced that she was Alex in Sam’s body, Pam had helped her to get to St. Louis.
Three Little Ghosts
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Series: Mellow Summers, Book 4. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 34,220. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this fourth book in the Mellow Summers Series Mel finds herself on a new mystery with the ghosts of three little girls. While at the library investigating a ghost story for Tiny, a woman is murdered. As the investigation intensifies, Mel discovers that the victim was not so innocent after all. Embarking on one twist after another, Mel tries to find the murderer and help the three girls cross
Crimes Of Murder
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Series: The Crimes In File no. 9, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Awesome! Suspenseful! Adventures! Free E books Truth as well as fictional is actually the backbone of the high-speed adventure having a salty sprinkle of mystery and also suspense for you.
The Last House on the Left
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The last house on the left down the desolate road has been there for generations. The Hendricks’ house it’s called by the people of the small, tightly knit community of Holderfield. But what secrets does it hold?
Tangle with Tara (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Tangle with Tara is a 4000 word Short Story Romantic Suspense. Six teenage girls are missing. Fresh. Innocent. But, no longer.
A Pressing Reunion
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Series: The Preston Andrews Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Virginia Team is contacted by a young woman with whom Press has had dealings in the past. Little does Press know that he is about to work toe-to-toe with his old nemesis, FBI Director Malcolm Probst. Rachel has to face her own demon from the past. With all their lives in danger and two possible sources of the threat, can Press and Probst work together as a team? Is DC in danger?
Black Light
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Somebody murdered P.I.Joe Noonan's client Evan Mattingly. He hired Joe to find members of a 60s hippie commune called Animal Farm,where it wasn't all peace and love, but crime betrayal and grisly death too. The only clue is the writing on the wall "All pigs are equal but some are more equal than others" Noonan may be working for a dead man but he was a friend. And revenge is a wild kind of justice
Untraceable
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,750. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Homicide detective William Hopper is convinced he's found the man responsible for 5 murders over the span of one month. The suspect’s blood and footprints are found at two murder scenes, and witnesses finger him at another. So why, after Hopper arrests him, do the Police have to release the suspect, not once, but twice? As you read this thriller you may think you know the answer, but you don't...
A Model Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,310. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Tamsin Brown, an Australian model working as a hostess, is brutally murdered, London solicitor Alicia Allen becomes embroiled in the hunt for her killer. Alicia's investigations, however, have life-threatening consequences for those drawn into the evil web created by Tamsin's murderer, who believes there is such a thing as a model murder. Part 1 of the Alicia Allen Investigates Trilogy
Sleepless Nights: The Drew Smith Series
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Series: Drew Smith, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Trial attorney Drew Smith a solo practitioner takes on a client charged in heinous robbery and a string of murders. While frolicking with an exotic dancer Smith battles a midlife crisis, and complicating things he discovers the dancer has a dangerous and tenous connection with his client. Chocked with romance, violence, and courtroom drama.
A Halloween Homicide
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Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It's the end of October and the Sanford Third Age Club are on one of their outings with an overnight stay in the haunted Palmer Hotel. As the witching hour approaches, things begin to happen. A valuable necklace goes missing and a guest is found dead. A host of suspects. A range of motives. It's a complex and maddening puzzle for Joe and his chums in this, the third in the STAC Mysteries series.
Charleston with a Clever Cougar: A Dance with Danger Mystery #6
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Series: A Dance with Danger Mystery, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Romance-challenged Cady, owner of Cady's Cakes, thinks it's time to give up on love. But then, she never expected to run into someone like Doc, the just-retired Army medic back from Afghanistan. Hardly warm and fuzzy, Doc is rough around the edges and not afraid to ask the tough questions when her teenage employee, Daisy, becomes the target of a murderous plot at the shop. Who's behind it and why?