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All That Green
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
when a shady friend asks you to hold $60,000 for him, you do it. that's what friends are for. but what if the temptation becomes too much and you help yourself to the green? as long as you've got a good story ready, no problem. right? wrong. especially when the danger comes from an unexpected direction.
The Retirement Fund
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lenny Quarters is looking forward to leaving his rackets behind and retiring to a nice warm climate. He's stashing his money in a safe-deposit box. He's sure it will be secure there. He's in for the surprise of his life.
How to Electrocute an Elephant
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Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Topsy killed George Fennady today. She maneuvered him into the corner of her pen and crushed him against the walls. It may have been an accident, of course, but I doubt it. This is the third death she’s caused in three years.
Brea's Tale and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This book contains four stories: "Brea's Tale" (Winner of a 2012 Derringer),the story of an ex-beauty queen wrongly imprisoned; "Scritch," a story of revenge; "Years of the Wicked," in which a small town police department is overwhelmed by three murders; and "Gone, Gone, Gone"-- you'll never look at Fluffy the same way again. Chapt. 1 of Pullen's debut mystery, COLD FEET, is also included.
Biohazard (A Mystery Novella)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Madison could never leave her home at night, let alone go dancing with an attractive man. But the murder of a scientist who helped alter human DNA flips her world upside down. Madison must use her enhanced powers to solve a murder, and defend her only family. As she works with the secret agency's cool-headed investigator, Madison soon discovers the outside world has its thrills - and chills.
Maggie Turner 2 - Psychic Crime Solver - an original screenplay
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Screenplays » Mystery
Maggie and company - Detectives Andrew Moody and Raymond Beasly and ex husband/former FBI man Richard Dyer - are back for another bout with the Dark Forces and to stand up for what is right. To everyone's shock, Parthenon PA turns out to have some serious demons in high places and Ms. Turner and her posse wind up matching wits with a devilish secret society with plenty of reasons to stay secret.
The Curious Case of the Broken Window
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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Contacted by an old acquittance of the female persuasion, in hopes that he might be able to shed light on the events surrounding her husband's death. The Count of Samerand quickly finds himself as the prime suspect in this grave affair. Can he prove his innocent or will he be hanged for a crime he didn't commit.
Zombie Confidential (Bloodlines #2.5)
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Series: Bloodlines, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Undead reporter Samantha Ridgeway must find a movie star's murderer before he targets the star's three-year-old son.
Summer Tea
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Series: The Tea Series, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The characters in the Tea Series are people you'd like to know and part of a family that welcomes you with open arms. More than 170,000 copies of the books in this series have been sold. You will find that each book in the series is a fast and fun read. Each installment is a hybrid of the traditional novel and the serial novel and leads directly into the next installment.
Maggie Turner - Psychic Crime Solver - an original screenplay
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Detective Andrew Moody comes to Maggie Turner's home with the news a friend of hers has taken her life, Maggie knows it was murder. A psychic and counselor, she must first, however, convince the Detectives to investigate the case as a homicide. Ms. Turner's intuition and persistence eventually track back to Millennium BioTek, a shadowy multinational corporation protected by the Russian mob.
The Paper Saint
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Max Rust: Fifth Grade baseball star. Boy Scout. Altar boy. Private Eye. It's that last part Melanie Olive is interested in when she hires Max to track down her missing report on Saint Jude the Apostle. Max finds himself up against the Catholic parochial education system. It's certainly not the first time.
Dream Country: A Nashville Psychic Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dilly Renfro is one of country music legend Doyle Renfro’s three legitimate children. Since her head injury a year earlier, Dilly has admitted to her family she’s a lesbian and discovered she has precognitive dreams. When Pearl Emery, the recently acknowledged African-American love child of her aging father, is murdered, several suspects emerge. Dilly vows to follow her dreams to find the killer.
Hard Cheese
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story about a short detective, Sean NMI Sean, and his adventure chasing a drug-smuggling murderer through the horse barn at the great Minnesota State Fair.
To Whom It May Concern
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Spontaneous human combustion and the idea that it passes from generation to generation has long fascinated me, as has magic and the supernatural. In a coal-blackened back shed, when I was six or seven, I saw a girl of about twelve do simple magic, passing her hand through a candle's flame and having her pet crow do tricks. Later, these elements came together and I wrote “To Whom it May Concern.”
The Dreamcaster
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Fifth-grader April discovers that a voice in her dreams is her father's, a research scientist who disappeared years ago. She soon learns that nearly everyone in town is having strange dreams, and the dreams are being controlled by a renegade scientist, the man responsible for her father's disappearance. April, her mother, and an undercover federal agent rescue her father and stop The Dreamcaster.
Most Likely to Murder
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Series: The Susan Lombardi Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What high school class has a thirty-two year reunion? A class whose president has left the country, whose vice president is dead, and whose treasurer is in the Witness Protection program - in fact, Professor Susan Lombardi’s class from Count Basie High School. At the reunion, one of her “old gang” ends up dead, and Susan and her friends team up to find the classmate Most Likely to Murder.
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye...Wayne's Daughter
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Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
max is distracted in his attempt to find out what happened to the daughter of an old school friend, and the cause of his distraction is the gorgeous georgina; but max is nothing, if not a dedicated super sleuth, and balances his love life and the search for his friend's daughter, but at the cost of his passion for running.
Maze in Blue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
2012 IPPY E-Book Regional Bronze Award Winner University of Michigan senior Denney Silber believed true friends could always be counted on. They were there for football games, sorority parties, and the little bumps in college like bad hair days, dating woes, and cramming for exams. Most importantly, Denney knew friends don't kill friends.
The Secrets of the Sibyl: a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"The Secrets of the Sibyl" is a short Gothic tale set in the Roman world of 382 A.D. When her father buys a decaying villa on the wild, rocky coast of Cumae, city of the ancient Sibyline oracle, fourteen-year-old Cellina finds mysteries at every turn. Following the trail of a mysterious silver box, she uncovers the secret of a decades-old crime committed within the villa's crumbling walls.
Gwinnel Gardens
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It wasn’t unusual for retirees in Lowenna to succumb to death during the winter months in Lowenna, but while Gia and her friend, Holly worked on restoring the overgrown Gwinnel Gardens, they noticed there were an increasing number of services at the crematorium in the valley. Unless she found out quickly who was behind the sudden deaths, would someone close to Gia be the next victim?