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Confessions of a Paralegal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a young paralegal lands his first job with a high-powered Southern California trial attorney defending a wife-killer cop, he learns lessons they never taught in law school, and probably never will.
A Moon Light Walk
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Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
"A Moon Light Walk" Is a Psychological Thriller written from a most cleaver perspective. You won't know which side to take or who you will want to embody. This Noir style short was written for the sole purpose of bringing the reader into a mindset unlike any other he/she has ever experienced before. New York City can either be your playground or your worst nightmare - Who will you be?
The Pearl Affair
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Thriller/Suspense; Military; WWII; History; Action/Adventure; Police Investigation
One Too Many
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
You went into the bar on a job, you found yourself in good company, but the timing was way off.
Heartbreak
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Narrated by BIll Smith, "Heartbreak" is the first S.J. Rozan story ever published. It appeared in the Feb. 1990 edition of P.I. Magazine.
Copyright
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
Because there are millions of struggling writers in the world today, this book is unique and relatable to a wide audience.
Bluegums (Lucien Caye Private Eye Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
Sounds like an easy gig for New Orleans private eye Lucien Caye. Escort a pretty lady to the bayous to confirm her father had died accidentally. Gator got him.
Blood on the Snow (A Zoe Carter mystery)
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Series: Zoe Carter Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
As the glass front of her helicopter explodes and her leg is torn to pieces, Zoe Carter is tumbled into a nightmare in which her life is threatened by an unknown foe. Rescued from certain death in the frozen wastes of Antarctica, Zoe pursues her enemy across three continents, seeking to uncover the deadly secret that is taking the lives of the people around her.
Black Woods: Book 1 (Black Woods Series)
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Series: Black Woods, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Avid mushroom hunters and volunteers with the local Search and Rescue Department, Laura and Julie, who are in their sixties, remember that first encounter in the woods years ago. Four young men, who are fun by nature, travel to the woods with high hopes of a hunt they won't forget. A call to the Search and Rescue Department will bring them shockingly together in the... Black Woods. Adult Language
Malice & Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Malice & Murder is a tale of friendship, loyalty and the quest for a murderer. In saving the life of his fellow agent during a mission, Steven Hunter is badly hurt. He surfaces in a familiar childhood place where he sees his lifelong friend, Charlotte, who asks for his help to find her murderer. Not only did their torrid affair end badly, she’s been dead for five years. Will he agree?
Justice Rules
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,980. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
FBI Special Agent Brian Wylie investigates the murder of an ex-con in Eastern Washington.This single murder leads to a vigilante coalition that wreaks its own brand of justice. Wylie's investigation unravels an intricate and complex plot that involves a victims help group, a best friend's treachery and his teenaged daughter's well-being.
Pecos Valley Revival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
It’s October 1923, and three things are going on in the generally dull town of Rosedale, New Mexico: the fall cattle drive, the fall rodeo, and a tent revival. Annabelle Blue is excited about the first two events. She's not so happy about the third. A fun, fast-paced mystery set in a tiny southwestern town at the beginning of the 20th Century.
Some People Die Quick
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pristine offshore islands, coastlines ruined by casino hotels, and Gulf of Mexico waters is the setting for intrigue, horror, and quick death. A must read for any aficionado of the Mystery/Thriller genre.
Mr. E In Cabin 187 (The Hudson Agency)
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Series: Case Files of the Hudson Agency, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Case #2: From The Case Files of the Hudson Agency. A murder on a cruise sets Warren Eisenchezarrarus — better known as Mr. E. — on the hunt for a killer. The murder weapon can't exist, the detective's assistant is as green as a seasick turtle and worst of all, Mr. E. is supposed to be on vacation! How will he find the culprit with so few clues on a cruise ship full of suspects? 6,693 words
The Hudson Agency - Chicago Style
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Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Case #1: From the Case Files of the Hudson Agency. Private Eye, Carl Danby tries to stay out of the limelight. Ever since the detective injured his knee on the job, the big boss himself has hinted at Danby’s retirement. Then the Agency is hired by successful Chicago businessman, Benjamin Porter, who has recently been involved in a series of life-threatening accidents. Danby's assigned the case
Fish Tales: The Case of the Colossal Calamares
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,600. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Graduate students Dave Linders and Craig Cree undertake a diving expedition to collect a new species of fish in the Sea of Cortez. Teaming up with fish expert Professor Thompens, their plans are interrupted by the presence of rogue squids and the devious Rashid who steals the prized fish. Emma and Jacob Hardin, along with friend Eloy, begin an intense search to locate Dave and save the fish
Charlie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,940. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Could life become more complicated? Wendy was finding out the hard way it could. First a parrot by the name of Charlie walked into her life yelling murder. Her ex-boyfriend is making threatening phone calls and then Detective Brandon who is checking out the murder of Charlie’s owner is the bully who had made Wendy’s life hell in high school. She wonders if she can trust him.
When the Carny Comes to Town
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Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,970. Language: American English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jolie did not want to sit above the dunk tank at the carnival's food pantry fundraiser. She never dreamed what Scoobie saw that day would nearly kill him. His ex-con mother shows up and there's murder to add to the mix. Soon Jolie is doing more than appraising real estate, and even that is complicated by home burglars. She asks reporter George Winters for help, so you know she's desperate.
The Ghetto
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Ghetto is the hottest attraction in Atlantic City, an adult fun house where the frights aren’t supplied by skeletons and goblins popping out of the dark, but by ghetto scenes played out in front of the audience.
Lunchtime Reads: Mystery 1, Tickled to Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A 1,250-word mystery short story. Did he commit suicide...or was he tickled to death?