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The Case of Washington's Waistcoat: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
A valuable waistcoat is up for auction. The seller says that it used to belong to George Washington. If so, it could be worth a lot of money. How could they tell if the man was telling the truth? After all, the man selling it was Peter Markham’s uncle. And everyone knew that Peter Markham was one of the most dishonest kids in the whole school. See if you can solve this 15-Minute mystery.
The Case of the Grabbed Geocache: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
“Today I need everyone to stay in the west play yard during recess. Which way is west?” Everyone looked at their compass. “That way!” several of the students yelled. “Good,” the teacher answered. “After lunch we’re going to go geocaching.” Who finds the geocache first? And are they cheating? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do.
Deadlines Are Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Former banker turned budding romance novelist Sam Monroe is wanted in the murder of her soon to be ex-husband’s grad assistant and lover, Ariella Fantini, until she proves that she couldn't have committed the murder. Sam is in a position to help solve the murder until the murdered want something she has in her possession. Sam suddenly becomes the next target. Will help arrive in time?
Hard Cold Whisper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
David Kellgren is a process server, a job where everyone wants to kill the messenger and things can get a little bit dangerous and out of hand. David is attacked when trying to serve legal papers to a gang member and an angel comes to his rescue: nineteen-year-old Gabriella Amaya, trapped in a large dilapidated house, caring for her dying aunt...
The Salome Effect
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
A former American soldier suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. A gorgeous Romanian stripper. A fascinating Italian city. A priceless painting. A murder. The Salome Effect.
South Bank Blue
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When used car salesman Charlie Gittings takes a lady for a test drive he's swept away for a roller coaster crime ride through the streets of South London. Then there's old time Met detective Mitch Morgan hunting the brutal killer of a girl washed up from the Thames in a case dubbed by the media "the mermaid murder." Down river, a veteran robber is tooling up for one last spectacular job.
A Fatal Homecoming
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Series: Jean Bellimont, Book 3. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
France 1310: The body of a stranger is discovered, and, as Bailli Dubois begins his investigation, it becomes apparent that the wife of his best friend is implicated. He dispatches his clerk - Jean Bellimont - to Paris in the hope of uncovering new evidence. The story culminates in a dramatic courtroom scene in which the murderer is finally revealed. This is the 3rd of the Jean Bellimont novels.
A Convenient Solution
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Series: Jean Bellimont, Book 2. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
France, 1308. Jean Bellimont is leading a quiet, contented life as scribe in the city of Troyes. When his Bishop is arrested on spurious charges and Pope Clement sends an envoy to investigate, King Philippe responds by dispatching two of his most trusted Knights. Within days, one of the Cardinals is murdered, and France teeters on the brink of open war with the Papacy.
Murder on Potrero Hill
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Series: Peyton Brooks' Mysteries, Volume 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,380. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Peyton knows the first suspect is the husband, but Jake isn’t acting like a typical suspect. He loved his wife, so what went wrong? Stepping into the circle of the elite, Peyton finds that things work differently when you’re wealthy, and Jake seems to be caught in the epicenter. Ultimately, she learns that you never know what darkness lurks in the mind and that some will murder to keep it hidden.
The Garden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Kim dreamed of an idyllic life in the country, but the reality is rapidly becoming a nightmare.
Murder at the End of the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,910. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Murder in an isolated city, a politician's wife. A young detective named Allison Newberry is sent to keep the case from growing cold. Bizarre clues are purposefully left behind, leading towards a secret big enough to kill for. Nothing is ever simple in Illdara and no one leaves unchanged.
Icy Blue Descent
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What appears to be an ordinary matter of a missing person is suddenly magnified, as aviation consultant/P.I. Leicester (pronounced "Lester") plunges into the world of high finance, drug dealers, and murder. He ranges from Mississippi to Miami to islands in the Bahamas, tracking men and women who are pursuing the fast buck in the drug trade, and comes close to an icy blue descent
Blind Overlook
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Blind Overlook (FULL VERSION): A beautiful, enigmatic young woman who owns an art gallery in New Orleans hires Jay Leicester (pronounced "Lester") to travel to Maine where a body has been found fitting the description of her brother. Delving into this situation leads Leicester straight into a confrontation with the most powerful Mafia figure in the United States and many suspicious locals.
Six Bodies and a Sense of Humour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,150. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jim Gerrard, an out of work stand up comedian, receives a phone call from Joe Bastillo, an entertainment agent suffering from terminal dandruff. An hour and a half later Jim finds himself catapulted into a country wide search for Joe’s missing relatives, and an affair with Wanda, a horoscope besotted singer.
A Serious Case Of Ferret
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and his team are fighting time to save a kidnapped teenager. One girl has already been murdered, he doesn't need another one. Number three in the series.
Lucky Thirteen (A Chloe Boston Mystery Book 13)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,380. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Chloe Boston is on vacation with her husband Alex in Florida. While Alex does security work for a local hotel, Chloe pursues her new favorite pastime at the horse racing tracks. Meeting a wealthy horse owner, Chloe is drawn deeper into the world of world class racehorse breading and training. But soon a doping incident followed by a murder ruin her fun and put Chloe back on the case.
E-Male
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Gavin spends his morning reading the email of his ex-girlfriend, Stella. He has a restraining order, so he can’t approach her. The email has to do. Until it stops. Until Stella disappears from the world. Gavin thinks he knows what happened to her, but how can he help her? He’s not a hero—or is he?
The Karnikov Card: A Spade/Paladin Conundrum
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Series: Spade/Paladin Conundrums. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Secret Master of Fandom and Private Detective Spade faces an impossible mission: He must save Celebcon Five from itself. The convention that’s trying to out Comic-con Comic-con has decided to make Dmitri Karnikov its guest of honor. Then Spade’s mysterious friend Paladin reveals the secret to Karnikov’s attendance, and Spade must act to stop a horrid crime.
The Unreluctant Hero
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by Bluebird Haven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
George risks his life to save people. Police Officer Lindsay fears George will lose his life as he gets into riskier and riskier situations. Every encounter between them forces her to question what she knows about this mysterious man.
August Avenging Arlene - A Xara Smith Mystery
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Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
David Brand has murdered his wife and everybody knows he did it. He has a pretty good alibi though; at the time of the murder he was with Xara Smith! Xara must find out not who done it, rather how this one suspect managed to do it while he was with her. Xara and Jill work together on this one and even Jana gets a chance to go under cover.