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Sergeant's Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Sergeant's Heart by Natashiah Jansen “Sergeant’s Heart” is a story about love, lost and new beginnings. Celest and Mark celebrate their unplanned pregnancy before he is supposed to go to Afghanistan. But soon afterwards Celest’s world is turned upside down by an unforeseen disaster. She only has her friend Dina to support her and help her deal with her loss.
Rum and Roses
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The police don't like 'Skinny' McAfree, but they do like him for the disappearance and possible murder of his next door neighbour.
Tracing the Contours
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Series: Luke Adams, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: British English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Luke Adams Investigates book 1, a detective novel with good twists and turns, well paced, satisfying page turner. Psychological suspense and thriller themes based on a male/female team with an unconventional attitude. There is a good repartee between the older male detective and the younger female, contributing to some entertaining banter, offsets their clients emotion and peril.
Memorial Day
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Series: Private Detective Murders, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In trouble you can’t solve? See Thanet Blake, Private Detective. All graveyards are sad. Mother and I visit three of them to pay our respect to those who have gone on.
Murder on the Salsette
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Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Genevieve Masefield & George Porter Dillman find unusual travelers on the Salsette: two British men, traveling independently, who clearly dislike each other; an elderly Indian man whose powers of deduction may be based on more earthly techniques than his claimed mystical energy; and a young woman & her get involved in every bit of trouble aboard the Salsette - including murder!
Mystery, Mayhem & Murder
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
From the “awesome imagination of author David DeLee” (Suspense Magazine) comes thirteen pulse-pounding stories of crime and criminals and the people determined to bring them to justice, including six Grace deHaviland bounty hunter adventures, available for the first time all in one book. An omnibus of crime fiction from author David DeLee.
Murder on the Marmora
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Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield, new to the P&O shipping line, their new employers, are at first disappointed with the Marmora. When a dead body turns up, however, George and Genevieve know they've got their work cut out for them. Suspects abound, and on such a small ship keeping the demise of the poor victim a secret is proving tougher than they'd like.
Murder on the Caronia
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Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,730. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As Genevieve Masefield and George Porter Dillman prepare to embark on another Atlantic crossing aboard the Caronia, they encounter two men brandishing shotguns, herding a man and a woman aboard ship in shackles. Curious, the two detectives find that the young couple have been captured in New York by Scotland Yard and are being transported back to England to stand trial for murder.
Murder on the Minnesota
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Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield temporarily join the Minnesota, a combination freighter and passenger ship owned by the Great Northern Steamship Company, as private detectives. After a fiery Catholic missionary is murdered in what proves to be the first in a series of crimes that will stretch them to their limit. Dillman and Genevieve have to use all their skills to combat danger.
Murder on the Mauretania
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Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Posing as passengers on the maiden voyage of the Mauretania, George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield endure a nightmare voyage. Dillman is instrumental in rescuing a crew member from being washed overboard but he is too late to save one of the First Class passengers from the same fate. The presence of 12 tons of gold bullion on board convince Dillman and Genevieve of premeditated murder...
Murder on the Lusitania
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Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1907: George Porter Dillman sets sail from Liverpool on the Lusitania's maiden voyage. Hired to pose as a passenger, George is in fact a private detective for the Cunard Line. When an expensive piece of jewelry is reported stolen and a body is found, George works quickly to solve both crimes, makes an unusual friend, Genevieve Masefield, and uncovers secrets aboard the ship that prove explosive.
Rules of Lying
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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In this 1st Place award-winning humorous chick-lit mystery, a former best-selling romance writer tries to pick up the pieces of her life after getting her heart stomped on by her lying, cheating boyfriend, and returns to her hometown in Florida where she contends with family, reporters, hurricanes, wildlife, a hunky Texan cowboy, a drop-dead gorgeous doctor … and murder.
Een Leeg Bestaan
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Series: Marcel Sturing, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Het is nog vroeg in de ochtend als politieagent Marcel Sturing geconfronteerd wordt met een gruwelijke moord. De dader is snel gevonden maar er lijkt meer aan de hand. Marcel Sturing komt terecht in een wereld van computers en whizzkids in een zaak van internationale omvang.
C'è sempre un motivo, Maresciallo Maggio!
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Series: I Racconti della Riviera, Book 2 (prequel). Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: Italian. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Il Maresciallo Maggio, di stanza a Viserba, affronta le situazioni guidato dalla sua coscienza. Più testimone che protagonista degli eventi, sfugge ai canoni del filone, contemporaneamente lanciando una caratterizzazione alternativa alla schiera di commissari e vicequestori impegnati nella fiction italiana. In questa raccolta compaiono i racconti d'esordio del personaggio.
The Gift Book 1 in the Wakefield series
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What if suddenly you could tell, just by looking at a person, if they were sick or healthy? What if you could tell that they were about to die? Would you consider this new found ability a curse or a gift? Michelle Wakefield races against time trying to learn how to harness this ability in order to stop a killer that is targeting hospital patients and save the man she loves.
Cupids & Crooks: A Presley Thurman Novel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by Five Seas Ink. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Presley was thrilled when Cooper surprised her with a trip to an all-inclusive resort in Cabo San Lucas. No work and all play was all that was on her mind until well renowned Mexican soap opera star, Lucia Vegas, turned up dead in the hotel pool.
Cozy Cash Mysteries Boxed Set #1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,720. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Top 100 Bestselling Humor Author D. D. Scott is back - this time, with a Nine-Book Special Edition Boxed Set, featuring the first five novels and four short stories from her Cozy Cash Mysteries Series, including Thug Guard, Lip Glock, Hullabaloo and Holly Too, Carats and Coconuts, The Royal Digs and more. It’s Will and Kate gone-Bond, James Bond.
Freelance Forensics: Open For Business
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Freelance Forensics is the story of two twentysomething girls who graduate from university and set up in business as freelance forensic investigators. This short novella is the origin of Freelance Forensics and how the girls got together at university.
The Incidental Inheritance
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Series: The Inheritance Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Evan and Beca Brady thought they had the next ten years of their lives all planned. With hard work, they gradually added to the nest egg that would afford them children, a larger house, and a bright future. An astonishing family tragedy changed everything. Little did they know the extravagant inheritance that awaited them, would present shocking truths and ultimately come at a hefty price.
The Kindness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In The Kindness, professional business consultant Garrett Penquite assists floundering companies get their feet back on the ground. His own business heads for the tank when he is accused of unprofessional conduct. Those charges are eventually dropped but after rebuilding his business the allegations begin again threatening to completely ruin his business if he is not acquitted once and for all.