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Burying the Truth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Burying the Truth is a a short story about a married couple facing their worst nightmare when they fall prey of a home invasion. Something goes terribly wrong, and two shotgun blasts seal their fate. Now, what will it take to bury the truth?
Just the Facts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Racial tensions ignite when a black tenure candidate at McKinley University becomes a suspect in the murder of renowned English professor Franklin Lodge, chair of the tenure committee. Former NY cop reporter, now McKinley New-Press editor, Jake Bertrain becomes embroiled in an investigation that extends to a time and place that challenges his professional belief that news is just about the facts.
The Womb Room
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amnesia and murder never end well and for Gemma Watson it is no different. She doesn't remember who she is or recognise her husband and children, and when she starts to receive increasingly urgent messages warning her of some impending doom, all she can do is desperately try to solve the mystery her life has become before it is far too late.
Thrill Kill Jill
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Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Retired detective Jim Nash is headed for a much-needed vacation with the two favorite women in his life. When he pulls off the highway into a rest stop, his girlfriend disappears without leaving a trace. Left to his own devices when the local PD refuses to let him file a missing persons report, Nash pulls out all the stops in his attempt to find the missing woman all by himself.
Killing Sacred
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Series: An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,870. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Desperate to put some distance between herself and New York City and to recover from a freak bicycle crash, NYPD Detective Alex Sullivan flees to Albuquerque. As soon as the wheels of her plane touch down, the bodies begin to drop.
Across The Plains
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You set the price! Words: 3,030. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A politician goes missing at a dinner. He's quickly swept into a dark web of kidnapping and violence as he attempts to escape with his life intact.
Murder Under False Pretense
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Price: Free! Words: 45,450. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dee La Mont and her partner Frankie are assigned to what is assumed to be a routine suicide investigation. However, there is nothing ordinary about the deceased, Liz Carlton, the wife of Senator Tom Carlton. As the number of suspects grows, the case becomes as murky as the Rappahannock River after a rainstorm. This fast paced mystery will have the reader guessing what's around the next bend.
Panty Raid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tori Cannon and her BFF, Kathy Grant, get together for a girl’s weekend of wine, cookies, and laughter, but there’s also the specter of a panty pincher hanging around the laundry room of the complex where Tori lives. Kathy thinks they can catch the culprit red-handed in a panty raid! This mini mystery introduces the two main characters of the upcoming Lotus Bay Mysteries.
My Lord Deceived
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Series: The Star Elite, Book 6. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
He has spent the last few years trying to rid the country from smugglers and spies, Jonathan Arbinger returns home, determined to try to further his cause with the delectable Kat. What he finds there is a complex web of mysteries that threaten everything he holds dear. Will the lies that stand between him and Kat force them apart forever?
La primera víctima -novela negra-
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 149,790. Language: Spanish. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
La misma mañana del 11 de marzo, la Comisaría General de Información de la Policía Nacional creó un equipo secreto de investigación para descubrir qué había ocurrido. Falsedades, filtraciones interesadas y amenazas es el ambiente donde trabaja Roberto Alonso, un joven inspector de policía que se interesa por los atentados del once de marzo. Su amigo Javier Lozano, periodista, le ayuda.
Jerkwater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A tabloid writer of the mysterious and strange teams up with an investigative taxidermist to solve a series of odd murders. They use theories of parallel universes, intense consideration of dog hair, and bricks through windows on this rousing short story of a mystery and exasperation.
Crestfallen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this collection of four short stories, Peter Crestfallen is a San Francisco private investigator who has a penchant for attracting problem clients. He's the kind of gumshoe who’ll always give a hundred percent, even if it’s for a ten percent return.
Vandal Eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
You've seen them everywhere. Those little plastic googly eyes that turn everyday objects into adorable faces. Maybe you've seen them stuck to a poster, turning a regular photograph into an amusing parody of itself, but all this time, I bet you never suspected the sinister history of this simple folk art stable. Now the true story can be told. It's a tale of friendship, crafting supplies…and murder
The Last Confession
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A New York mobster on his deathbed and a priest struggling to make things right. The Last Confession is a short story portraying a great Mafia tale of betrayal, revenge and justice.
Catching the Eagle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,510. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014 by Famelton Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Easter Monday, 1809: Kirkley Hall manor house is mysteriously burgled. When suspicion falls on Jamie Charlton, he and his family face a desperate battle to save him from the gallows.
Shrink: An Abby Chilton Novel
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Series: Abby Chilton Novels, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,800. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Abby thought she would be content with the peace and politics of the office. The only problem is she doesn't like peace and hates politics. Two men enter her boring life. One is an Interpol agent. The other is a killer. Both men have plans for her. Both men have a shared past. Neither one will let her stay behind her safe and secure desk. Neither one know what they have done.
Deadly Portfolio - A Killing in Hedge Funds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
July 2008. Four families are riding high on heady market returns until the body of Rene McAllister, wife of multi-millionaire Alan “Mac” McAllister, washes up on the beach after a daylong Fourth of July bash at the home of stockbroker, Matthew Wirth. Eager to avoid publicity, authorities dismiss her death as an accident.
The Missing Patek Philippe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Kroupa's faithful police dog, Sara, digs up an absurdly small human bone on an anthill, our dynamic duo have no idea what there in for. A class reunion has clearly ended badly, but are they looking for a murderer, or a missing diamond watch? The trouble is, they simply don't know.
Spirit's revenge
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Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Frank Boyer receives an email from his nephew that he will commit suicide and will return in spirit to avenge the man that destroyed his career. Frank Boyer then visits that man, but is too late, and discovers the truth about his nephew.
Whodunit?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Whodunit is an amusing detective story about how a parrot helps to solve the Barlow murder, as well as the stolen diamond necklace case. Cookie does this by learning to say, -Barlow did it, Barlow did it, Cookie wants a biscuit. And as you'll discover she is right up to a point, but not entirely right, as someone else also had a hand in the murder.