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Pick-Off Play
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
"Pick-Off Play" is a Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery story set in 1913.
Chasing Rainbows
Price: Free! Words: 74,540. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
When worlds collide the price can be fatal ... The eighties and Nick is a London-based widower with a two-year-old daughter. He begins a relationship with Eamon, a gay teacher from Paris and the odds are already against them. But they are about to be tested in ways they could never have imagined. Soon they’re entangled in the dangerous world of drugs, porn and even murder. How can they survive?
Broken
Price: Free! Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Still reeling from the loss of his own family, DS Briggs must race against time to save a boy from his abusive father.
No Signal
Series: John Steele, Rural Detective, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Small town rural life is supposed to be simple, peaceful, and anything but tragic. Join private eye John Steele as he investigates a murder and searches for a good cell phone signal.
Late Final Extra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The minister, his mistress, the madam, the multi-millionaire – and a murder, or maybe two. What’s the link? That’s what young reporter Sophie Tebaldi is determined to find out in this tale of deceit and corruption against the backdrop of a failing newspaper.
Back Door Betty: Fire in the Hole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Betty Hatfield graduated top of her class from Portland State University with a degree in Criminal Justice. Upon completion of a North Texas Police Academy, she becomes a crime scene investigator and chooses her own route of punishing rapists. Rather than going through the appropriate legal channels, she takes the backdoor route for justice.
Tokens of the Liars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Radio journalist and white liar, Cat Carlyle gathers the attention of a serial killer. What will her lying cost her and how much will she have to pay?
The Curse of the Gorgon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District must solve a dubious crime involving a wretched family of Alexandrian nobility without the help of Heron—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—he learns the true horror of family curses.
The Ghost Trees
Series: Peyton McKean Short Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When an old Native American shaman is accused of murdering a cedar tree poacher, Dr. Peyton McKean is called in to unravel the dense tangle of clues hidden among the majestic trees of a Pacific Northwest rainforest. Police detectives are baffled but McKean's brilliant mind leads him past the obvious--and into danger.
Grandmother's Flower Garden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Bea first arrives in Pecan Valley she’s accompanied by thunder and lightning, and she tells herself the storm will pass. Although the clouds have now dissipated, another storm is hovering over her new home and when someone is murdered, she has second thoughts about moving to a small Texas town.
Justice for Julia
Series: Kody Burkoff Mystery Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kody Burkoff, a small-town ghostwriter who specializes in the memoirs of everyday people, attempts to help a mourning father wavering between seeking revenge and granting forgiveness by creating a memoir filled with wonderful memories of his daughter, Julia, before her untimely death.
Unhinged
Series: Amy Dylan. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,520. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jared Chambers has been abducted. The lone witness, psychic Amy Dylan, was miles away when it happened. Skepticism, suspicion, and hostility stalk Amy even after she produces the first solid lead in the case. What nobody knows – not the police, not the Chambers family, not even Amy -- is that she is Jared’s only chance of survival.
Miss Smallwood's Goodies: A Pilgrim Hugh Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sent to investigate the sudden appearance of the statue of a naked woman in a park, Pilgrim Hugh must first decide if placing a statue without permission constitutes a crime? And why the statue of the naked woman lost all her personal parts? Are those missing personal parts the answer to the origin of the statue? Another strange Pilgrim Hugh Incident.
Black Traffic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,900. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Glass signed off the radio and walked over to where Andy stood, looking down at the dead man. The exit wound in the back of his head was the size of a lemon, and most of his brains had leaked out of the skull cavity. Glass tipped the dead man’s face up with his foot. The features were swollen and distorted, his cheeks puffy and cyanotic, the waxy skin bruised with powder residue.
The Gallows Bride
Series: The Cavendish Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Book Four of the Cavendish Mysteries She was framed for a murder she didn't commit, but Peter was unable to save Jemima from the gallows. He returns home to learn some shocking news that changes his life forever; and he finds himself undertaking a long journey to Padstow which results in a final confrontation with the smuggler responsible for sending her to gaol. Can Peter find happiness?
Dark Hours
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,930. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It was just after midnight. The hallways of The Singing Bird apartment complex were nearly empty, and a deep silence filled the walls. Suddenly, a scream rang out through one of the rooms in the nearly-vacant apartment building. This scream was followed by an eerie silence, the sinister type of silence which leaves you both wondering and fearing what has just occurred.
Chicago's DuSable Harborcide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The body count rises on Chicago's lakefront as foreign Mafiosi vie for control of DuSable Harbor. It's a bawdy tale of intrigue! (contains harsh language)
The Hypnotist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: British English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Vince Conroy practiced the art of hypnotism. Where once he was on television and playing to packed auditoriums he was now scraping a living playing to small and disinterested audiences in small towns. This is the story of Vince's most epic performance.
The Justine Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Justine works at a law office. When she goes to a dinner-party with her boyfriend, strange things begin to happen.
Beggar's Pardon: A Lady Marmalade Mystery
Series: A Lady Marmalade Mystery, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,020. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Beggar's Pardon is the first novel length Lady Marmalade Mystery. Lady Marmalade is traveling up to Puddle's End to visit an old school friend, Florence Hudnall. She's heading up to share her famous marmalade recipe with her and to enjoy some much relaxed time.