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Sunshine & Shadows -Book 2
By RD Le Coeur
Series: Sunshine & Shadows-Book 1, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,470. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A boy, a girl, a beach, a mystery. Could there be magic in the air or something far more sinister? Our heroes continue on their quest and things get more creepy and unnerving. Yet, as one mystery is resolved another more sinister one rears it's ugly head.
Noble Beginnings: A Jack Noble Thriller (Jack Noble #1)
By L.T. Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 65,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In March of 2002, while the eyes of the world focused on Afghanistan, Jack Noble finds himself on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. A Marine in name only, Jack is on-loan to the CIA. Normally an integral part of the team, he finds that he is nothing more than a security detail in Iraq. Jack and his partner Bear have a run-in with four CIA special agents over the treatment of an Iraqi family.
Spyders
By Mona Poe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014 by Hollow-Point Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
This short story is about a man named Orson who is afraid of spiders. A great quick read for anyone.
A Handsome Stranger
By P.F. Ford
Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Blissfully unaware that he has already crossed paths with fugitive Slick Tony, unlikely hero Alfie Bowman unwittingly discovers his hiding place. Armed with Alfie's news, it's down to local Detective Sergeant Dave Slater to coordinate the surveillance and launch an operation to capture the fugitive, but bad planning and bad luck conspire to turn his grand finale into a hilarious fiasco!
The Swan Tattoo
By Wayne Zurl
Series: Sam Jenkins Novelette Mysteries, Book 16. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Jerome Lee, owner of the Magic Panda, a new Chinese restaurant in Prospect, suspiciously has a finger cut off. Three days later, he’s found hanging from a second floor landing in his home, a suicide note only a few feet away. But Police Chief Sam Jenkins thinks Mr. Lee was the victim of a loan shark and triad leader.
How to Blackmail a Ghost (Libby Grace Mystery Book 2)
By Audrey Claire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,050. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ghost, Libby Grace must find out who killed the town busybody before her blackmailer reveals her secret. Somewhere out there her body is losing the fight for life, and she's running out of time.
The Dangerous Truth about Mad Catwomen
By J M Salisbury
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
How much can you ever know about the people you see every day? If you were a killer, or a victim, or both – where would you hide? In the shadows, or in the full light of day where no-one feels a need to dig deeper to see the truth behind your public face. A light hearted thriller with bite, The Dangerous Truth about Mad Catwomen introduces Winciette Jenkins to lovers of British mysteries.
Carmen's Roses
By Jennifer Barraclough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A story of mystery, romance and the paranormal with a New Zealand setting.
The Paper Plane Pilot: A Psychological Sci-Fi Short Story
By Vincent Strangecraft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Remy has a mysterious medical condition. At one time he was a world renowned scientist. Now, he has become a man of uncontrollable intellectual fluctuations. His IQ can range from 50 (mentally disabled) to over 200 (the smartest person in the world) at any moment. His mother Regina is the only person that can deal with him.
Cry Quietly
By Christopher Scott Thompson
Price: Free! Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A desperate man seeking his own destruction meets a woman whose inner darkness dwarfs his own and falls instantly, fatally in love. A short crime story in the classic noir style set in the mysterious city of Nottamun. For those who like their crime fiction hardboiled, violent and bleak.
And Then He Wept Blood
By Alex Mahon
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It's Detective Laura Pons' first day on the job and she's partnered up with Sergeant Calucho who takes an instant dislike to her. Animosity bubbles to the surface as they investigate the murder of lawyer, David Gomez. Pons thinks it's the work of a hitman. Calucho reckons it's a prostitute. Who's right?
Garcia's Paradise
By Neal Donohue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Agent Mark Calvin finishes his twenty year Intelligence career with the most challenging assignment of his life. Having failed to secure the Sinaloan Drug Cartel in Mexico, his DEA boss in Dallas forces him to eliminate the last great threat to the United States. His assignment is to execute the last remaining witness to America's greatest historical secret.
The Kilt Killer
By Anne Franklin
Series: Meg and Janet Vacation Murder Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,190. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Meg and Janet, from 'A Winter Murderland', are now in the Scottish Highlands on the banks of Loch Ness. In the local village pub they meet an assortment of interesting characters. A brutal murder is committed on the nearby moors. It is soon discovered that it is linked to previous murders in Inverness. When Meg and Janet are stalked by the killer, their will to survive is once more tested.
God's Adamantine Fate
By Colin Alexander
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 164,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Three boys in a town have been diagnosed with a rare cancer, one too rare for coincidence. Is a chemical spill nearby the cause? To find the answers, the physician caring for the last surviving boy teams up with a talk show host who seeks notoriety. This detailed thriller about the intersection of medicine with fear and greed in the real world concludes in a way none of the characters expect.
Bleeding Ice
By Grace Rellie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Nothing is more terrifying than being the victim of a brutal murder. Eighty-five year old Florence Keenan does her best to fight off her assailant but in the end she succumbs to death. There, she does not find peace but a new path. Florence must come to grips with her fate, being a ghost and the job of bringing her killer to justice.
Alexa : Book 2 : Fatal (Mystery, Thriller, Suspense starring Alexa Guerra, The Female Jack Reacher)
By Arno Joubert
Series: Alexa - The Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Get ready for a roller coaster ride of mystery, hand-to-hand combat, bar fights and assassination attempts, with a final twist in the tale that will make you come back for more.
Copy Call 1
By James Steal
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Follow young Police Officer Eric Kelly on a emergency call for police service.
Mama's Boys Need Not Apply
By R. Jimon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,400. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Becca's eccentric boss has a diet corporation as a new client, and now Becca must live according to the diet plan for as long as the project runs. But gnawing hunger pangs aren't the only ugly side effect of Star Losers because someone seems determined to sabotage the diet program by trying to kill off some of its promoters. Can Becca deal with this and still meet her weekly weigh-in goal?
Constitional Crisis
By Terry Compton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Clay Jackson had won an acquittal on a murder case that he didn't want to win. Now someone wanted to retain him for a cool million dollars. Then U. S. senators and representatives he had defended started dying. Could he convince the FBI and other authorities that he had nothing to do with it? Why were his clients dying? How were they killed? Clay needed answers fast.
Antenna Syndrome
By Alan Annand
Price: Free! Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
New York, 2026. In the aftermath of a terrorist A-bomb, private investigator Keith Savage searches for a kidnapped artist, the paraplegic daughter of a crime-busting politician, but tracking her down leads him to a place where her fascination with insects collides with his fears.