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Courage Begins: A Ray Courage Mystery Novella
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Former college professor Ray Courage starts a new career as a private investigator and tries to crack an unsolved murder for an insurance company.
The Accused
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Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
This is a story of a man who was framed by an unthinkable woman and accused of doing an unthinkable task.
Dick and Henry: The Space Saga
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Space Saga contains five unforgettable tales of deception, greed, and revenge. Watch as Dick attempts to outsmart a broken machine in Robot’s Bluff, as he searches for an answer to the Robot Wedding, and join him and HN-R3 in the search for the missing persons in
To Whomever It May Concern
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Comedians Vic Myers and Mark O'Brian were on top of the world. Their comedy act was considered one of the funniest in Show Business. when Vic Myers unexpectedly discovered that Mark O'Brian had lied to him, he decided to find a way of launching him into eternity without sacrificing his freedom. He was certain that if he put his mind to it he could concoct just such a plan.
Just Breathe
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Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story about a single mom's child going missing, but nobody recalls the child existing. About 5000 words
Off The Leash - A California Corwin P.I. Mystery Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A murder in San Francisco's Tenderloin District is nothing new, but when ex-cop and private investigator Cal Corwin stumbles across the body of a witness she needs to find a runaway teenager, she find the two cases inextricably entwined - and time is running out. Off the Leash is a short Cal Corwin mystery set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area.
A Killing Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,240. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
'A Killing Tree' - the first in a crime series set in rural Somerset - features Detective Inspector Zig Batten and his sidekick Sergeant Ball. On Batten's first day in his new job, a walking group finds a very dead body at a local beauty spot. Suspicions fall on a vindictive old adversary and a shifty equine business in the vast estate of Wake Hall, where - coincidentally? - the victim worked...
Glass Eye (Confessions of a Fake Psychic Detective)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Zandra is a renowned "psychic" who knows her abilities come from her wits, not anything supernatural. Her skills are put to the ultimate test when the police turn to Zandra after the search for a missing girl goes cold. But there's a catch. The girl's wealthy father was the prime suspect in the unsolved murder of Zandra's husband years ago.
a.i. P.I.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A mash-up of sci-fi and detective fiction, A.I. P.I. examines a racist future where society has turned against a new silver-skinned minority: androids. But for some, they’re a necessity. When you’re in trouble and don’t want the police involved, who are you going to call? An Artificially Intelligent Private Investigator.
Shaded Light: The Case of the Tactless Trophy Wife: A Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 133,040. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by MurderWillOut Mysteries. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A weekend house party at a Toronto lawyer’s estate. A young woman’s body in the garden. Enter homicide detectives Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan for their first case together. “He’s white, an abrupt, patronizing veteran, while she’s a recently promoted, vivacious black woman —but... the two rub elbows and tempers to captivating effect.” Publishers Weekly
Cat Tracks To Murder: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide 15
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Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,930. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Having just moved to Springfield 6 months ago, Todd Sieck is found naked and murdered. How could the car salesman made anyone mad enough to kill him? Or was he in a steamy affair that went terribly wrong? According to everyone Lt. Novelli interviews everyone liked him. Well someone didn't like him because someone put three bullets in him. Bloody cat tracks by the family cat lead him to the killer.
Badge City: Notches
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When young girls start showing up dead in family friendly locations around the city, Detective Deidre Tordano is called to solve the case. But between similarities to her daughter and the case getting close to home, does she have what it takes to find the culprit?
Nemesis (George Kostas)
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Series: George Kostas, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,830. Language: Australian English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quickly it aligned itself with his shoulders. The worm drive expanded the diameter of the wire, making sure there was plenty of margin to pass over his head. No hesitation now, it dropped and the terrible chatter began. An insistent “clack clack clack” as the metal teeth pulled the wire. The worm drive doing its terrible work.
St. Louis Affair The Adventures of Herbert Falken
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,640. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a brutally murdered corpse is found along the Mississippi, Herbert Falken is called upon, once again, to hunt down another black-hearted monster. However, Falken's quest for the truth is confounded by a relentless all-powerful adversary--his own tortured soul.
Mass Schizophrenia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,190. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Drew Dunkel, reporter, has been feeling funny lately. Maybe it’s because his estranged daughter is back in town. But when she’s clapped into a mental institution for observation, Drew doesn’t know what to think. But then she escapes--or does she? Meanwhile, Drew wakes up one day with a cancer--and things really start to get weird. Either Drew is going crazy, or someone wants him to think he is.
A Portal in Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,350. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When we are inexplicably drawn to love and a particular place, is it coincidence, or have we loved before? Enigmatic and spirited Anna Lucera is gifted with an uncanny sixth-sense and is intrigued by all things mystical. When she captures the attention of Kevin Townsend, a romance ensues which draws them into a puzzle of paranormal proportions.
Charles Boeckman Presents: Judson and Gardner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Judson, a tightly wound trouble prone reporter and Gardner, a rather laidback, subtly ingenious investigator, make the perfect pair to pull unwilling skeletons from closets and dig up murder, corruption, and crime. Death and mystery haunt this unlikely pair of adventurous crime solvers in Charles Boeckman Presents Judson and Gardner.
Angels Cry: A Novella
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cold-hearted detective Peter Lazarus is called in to gather evidence against a ruthless gang distributing and transporting black tar heroin up and down the East Coast. He's a man without anything to lose... until he walks into a bar run by the gang and sees Charlie, his ex, who could blow his cover with one wrong move! How much is one body worth?
When the Clocks Stopped
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You set the price! Words: 111,880. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
"Dive into a dramatic double dimension when a modern woman's mysterious present slips into the turbulent smuggling past – the first supernatural mystery/thriller in the Mysterious Marsh Series set in Romney Marsh, England.
Run Run Run (Gingerbread Man Part 1 - A Nursery Rhyme Suspense)
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Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Elle Strauss. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A geeky college freshmen finally meets a cute girl online, only to find she was brutally murdered the next day – except she wasn’t - or was she?