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Diabla meets Abaddon
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Price: Free! Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Diabla is tough. She thinks she's seen everything, but that doesn't include Abaddon. He's on a mission from God, and that mission includes murder. Two women are dead, defiled beyong imagination. If she's not careful, she'll be the third. She Ricky set out on an investigation that disgusts them as it unfolds. Unfortunately, they're the only ones who have a clear shot at bringing a psycho to justic
The Long, Wrong Trailer
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Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Punk and PJ Norton decide to spend part of their retirement RV camping and purchase an used travel trailer from a shady dealer in this humorous cozy mystery. They camp at a nearby park where Halloween festivities are in progress. There are problems with the trailer from the start, and then the dealer, who sponsors the activities is found dead. By a disgruntled customer or an angry ex-wife?
Disposable People
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,390. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Even Adelheid has a dark side... (This is Adelheid #5.)
The Rules of the Game
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Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story in which, through analysis of a man's idea for a mystery novel, certain rules are set in regards to the creation of locked room murders. Largely inspired by "Knox's Ten Commandments" and "Van Dine's Twenty Rules for Writing Detective Stories".
A Denial of Death
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Series: Helen Binney Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Helen Binney investigates the disappearance of a member of her charitable knitting group, the yarn trail leads to a husband in denial, a secret bank account, and a shallow grave. If Helen can keep her wits about her, she may be able to untangle herself from one sticky situation, and catch a killer in the process.
Double or Nothing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Norm Wheeler’s luck at the racetrack runs out, leaving him deep in debt to a ruthless bookie. When he tries to hire a rival thug to kill the man, the negotiation takes a dangerous turn, doubling Norm’s trouble. Desperate, with time running out, caught between two dangerous criminals, Norm must find the courage to settle his own debts once and for all. A short crime story from Dale Hartley Emery.
The Butler Didn't Do It - Three Detective Mysteries benefiting the Humane Society of the US
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 198,980. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Butler Didn’t Do It is a value priced collection of fast-paced detective mysteries set in the Western United States. These stories will grab you and take you along for a can’t-put-it-down ride. All of the proceeds of The Butler Didn’t Do It go to the Humane Society of the United States.
The White Devil of Dublin
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Series: Ryan O'Clery Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Drake Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An historian claiming to have information about Detective Ryan O’Clery’s family has been murdered. His investigation will take him to 12th century Ireland, a time of the Viking invasion, to a man known as The White Devil of Dublin, and to a secret his family kept hidden for over eight hundred years. It will also bring him face to face with an arch enemy determined to finish the job he started.
A Bloody Nuisance
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Andy Burke's first night as head of violent crimes in a town that had never had any violent crimes and there are two bodies. Then the FBI gets involved. Then the CIA. What was going on?
Kitchen Addiction! - Recipes (A Storybook Cookbook from the novel, Kitchen Addiction! - featuring free recipes)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining
“Kitchen Addiction! – Recipes” is a storybook cookbook introduction to Lund’s debut novel, “Kitchen Addiction!” – the 1st in the Mina Kitchen series. It contains many chef created recipes – courtesy of Lund’s husband, Chef Andrew Mark – as inspired by Vito Spaghetti’s oddball creations in the story.
Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper
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Series: Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Ellie Jordan’s job is to catch and remove unwanted ghosts. Part detective, part paranormal exterminator, Ellie operates out of Savannah, Georgia, one of the oldest and most haunted cities in North America. She thinks her new case is a by-the-book specter, but finds herself confronting an evil older and more powerful than she’d ever expected, rooted in the dark history of an old mansion.
The Cat's Last Meow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Veterinarian Dr. Heidi Knack already has trouble with disorderly patients and their overbearing owners. But when a miserly old man's cat is poisoned, it’s up to Heidi to find out who did it before he shuts down her practice. As she desperately tries to appease her best paying client, she stumbles upon another victim—this time a human. Can she solve the case before she's the next victim?
The Problem of the Straton Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
During a discussion regarding whether or not a detective's seemingly cold and detached nature is necessary in solving a crime, a strange case from the past is brought back to light: a case which on first glance seemed to be simple and obvious instead turned out to be rather unique and complex in its own right and showed that, ultimately, the road to Hell is truly paved with good intentions...
Wie NICHT Zu Big Foot Finden
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: German. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Manche Leute gehen in den Wald, um Big Foot zu finden, und denken, sie WISSEN, was zu tun, aber sie tun es nicht. Es gibt nur wenige Möglichkeiten, um Big Foot finden, aber eine Menge Möglichkeiten, NICHT um ihn zu finden!.
Parcours
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: French. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Une courte nouvelle. Un récit en trois séquences, suivies d’un épilogue. Une histoire criminelle basée sur un fait divers survenu dans la métropole. Deux finissants du secondaire descendent la Main. Confiants, ils projettent un gros coup. Ils se dirigent vers le centre-ville. Déterminés, ils entrent dans un magasin. Calmes, ils mettent leur plan à exécution. Soudain, un imprévu surgit.
Bartleby and James (Galvanic Century 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 39,990. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Alton Bartleby is a social savant and the foppish toast of Edwardian London's upper crust. James Wainwright is a brilliant but socially stunted working class engineer with a fialr for invention and a propensity towards violence. Together they solve the mysteries that Scotland Yard cannot. This novel is the first in the Galvanic Century steampunk series of mysteries set in Edwardian England.
Curse (Erika Lind series, #1)
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Series: Erika Lind, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Erika Lind drops out of military school when she hears that the supervisor of the orphanage where she grew up has been murdered. She's desperate to find answers about her past, but she realises that this can only happen if Father Stefan's murderer is brought to justice and the dark secrets of Röd Island are finally exposed. A dystopian series with all the gripping twists of a crime sensation.
Masks
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Price: Free! Words: 122,960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Before his murder, meek, retiring Edwin Raines secretly wove a complicated tapestry of false identities and unexplained activities that even his widow and his close friend, magazine publisher Danny Skerett are at a loss to understand
Life’s Little Miseries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Hegarty, a retired and weary private detective, seeks solace. His wife? Gone. His job? Gone too. And, on the near-deserted island where he makes his home, there’s murder afoot. A chilling mystery of power, influence and brutality. Life’s Little Miseries: A Short Story.
Rejtély az Open Air Hotelben
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 46,570. Language: Hungarian. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Baradlay László sikeres üzletember, a Merit Tanácsadó Rt alapítója és elnöke. Közismert és közkedvelt figura, akit a Merit másik négy ügyvezetője, a cég közel 100 munkatársa, az ügyfelek és a versenytársak is tisztelnek – és senki nem érti, milyen körülmények között szenvedhetett balesetet. Talán nem is véletlen lőttek rá a céges nyaraláson? Új, átdolgozott, második kiadás!