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Shadow Unit 11
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Contains "The Small Dark Movie of Your Life" by Leah Bobet, Walking Back To Houston" by Chelsea Polk, "Bulletproof" by Emma Bull, "Down the Rabbit Hole" by Sarah Monette, and more.
People Juice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
If there’s one thing that can ruin your workday, it’s getting harassed. Beautiful, blonde Jackie has figured out how to handle it—most of the time. But last Friday she almost got snagged in the parking lot by a guy in a hoodie wearing too much aftershave, and now she’s out for revenge.
Headline Ghouls
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Author Teel James Glenn recreates the "pulp" style of the 1930s with his hardboiled reporter hero Moxie Donnovan and Donnovan's actress wife Maxi. Together the two confront Nazi sympathizers, mad scientists, and Hollywood stars gone bad in the 1930s depression America.
A Flash of Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The idyllic town of Kittanning finds itself under seige by a serial killer right before the town's season-long 200th anniversary celebration gets underway. Not only are the town's citizens concerned over low attendence and lower profits, but they have no clues as to who this mystery fiend may be. Is it someone new to town, or a life-long resident?
Blood on the Vine
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The crash of a Gulfstream V corporate jet with three of his friends aboard leads Leicester from Mississippi to the Napa Valley wine country in California where he becomes involved with an old world family winery, the investigation of the crash, murder, and a beautiful raven-haired siren who could love him or kill him, and a beautiful blond who just might kill him for real.
Body on the Stage
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Series: Theatre Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dennis Dempster is fat, lonely, and dissatisfied with his life, but things are about to change. He joins a theatre group that’s staging a production of Ladies Night, full of male strippers, muscles and buff bodies. Suddenly fitness becomes a new option. In the course of his transformation he finds new friends, new purpose and a new love. And then he finds a dead body.
Senales Secretas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,940. Language: Spanish. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cuando un estratega político muere durante una llamada de transmisión de vídeo, la intérprete del lenguaje de señas, Amy Kellen, descubre que ella no solo fue una espectadora, sino más bien la inocente causante de un asesinato político. ¿Podrá ella salvarse, salvar a su hija, y a su código de silencio cuando los asesinos vengan por ella?
The Prairie Chicken Kill
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Series: Truman Smith Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
That Truman Smith was sitting in a frayed lawn chair reading an old paperback copy of Tobacco Road was not remarkable. And strange as it sounds, it wasn't particularly noteworthy that someone wanted Smith to look into the murder of a prairie chicken; after all, he'd investigated and solved the murder of an alligator, hadn't he?
Clueless in Seattle: A Tiny Mystery You Can Solve
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A tiny mystery you can solve in five minutes: Kara receives an incriminating photo on her cell phone. Has her boyfriend been cheating right under her nose? A short-short story, about 500 words.
The Wonderfulist and Three Other Short Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"The Wonderfulist" Willie returns on business to the town he grew up in with no desire to visit his past and encounters an oddity that forces him to change all he'd remembered about that past. "Jack be Simple" Jack and the whole world is forced to witness a battle to the death between two very opposite intergalactic entities. Two others: A comic short, and a nod to the hard-boiled detective.
Signes Secrets
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,870. Language: French. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Quand un stratège politique meurt durant un appel relayé par vidéo, l'interprète en langue des signes Amy Kellen découvre qu'elle n'était pas un simple témoin, mais qu'elle a été l'outil d'un assassinat politique. Pourra-t-elle réussir à sauver sa vie, celle de sa fille et respecter les règles qui lui imposent le silence, lorsque les assassins viendront pour elle?
Two Lives One Decision
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
I fell straight to the ground. My eyes shut and my mouth cracked open. I lay there in the darkness of the world. Now three things were switched off. The computer, the light, and my life.
Code 4 Crucial
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,300. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Free Rein Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00 from 1 review)
Near the end of the 1980’s, a medium size town in Washington State is experiencing a crime wave, which is unparalleled. What makes it unique is that it is not the citizens whom are in jeopardy, but rather those who are sworn to protect them.
The Christmas Tree Farm Murders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by HartshornPublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Isobel Santini (managing editor, terrible cook, and best friend) is present at the discovery of a murder. Her best friend is the prime suspect, and a second murder follows the first, so Isobel heads out of her office and into the snow to hunt for clues, much to the disapproval of the chief of police. At last, in the linoleum halls of academe, Isobel and the killer confront each other face-to-face.
Maynard Soloman Takes the Bus to a Strip Club (Funny Detective Stories #6)
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Series: Funny Detective Stories, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Inspired by true events! In this misadventure, the hapless private investigator is hired to track down a missing college student. Maynard heads to a strip club to investigate, but there's a problem. His decaying RV dies halfway there. To continue the case, he'll need to do battle with his worst enemy: The city bus. Hang on, it's going to get weird. BONUS: Includes "Maynard's Guide to Tipping."
Le Sylvia Affaire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Title. Le Sylvia Affaire Genre. Thriller Who. Patrick: Cool Blue’s owner Michael: Cool Blue’s builder and handyman. Karen: Cool Blue’s poker game dealer. Duong: Cool Blue’s electronics guru Luke: a bookmaker Sylvia: Luke's accountant. What. Sylvia stops over on Saba on her way to Switzerland. Luke, still chasing the bearer bonds, comes back to Saba. Their combination threatens Karen and Michael.
Absolution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,640. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
In 1947, a gangster murders Hollywood Private Investigator, Raymond Adams. But his toughest case is yet to come. To gain eternal peace, he'll be brought back to life for one day to solve the supernatural murder of an Adult film star. The catch is the year is 2011, not 1947. This is not the Hollywood he remembers. This place is darker, colder; here the urban terrors are not all supernatural.
The Statue and the Stones
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young man seeking to build a life on Gran Canaria discovers that his own family history is tied up with his new home. From Northern Ireland during the Troubles to the tourist towns of the Canary Islands today, Gregory Sheridan follows a trail of love and betrayal, and family secrets kept through the generations...
Fevered Visions: Ten Tales from the Febrile Hinterlands of Reason
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,250. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Professionally published writer Alistair Ainscott presents ten tales from the febrile hinterlands of reason. The stories probe shades of light and dark, from hilarity to shadows of doom. The light-hearted farce of a man trapped on a 3,000 mile trip with his twin toddlers. A mysterious forest fortified by concertina wire of black-barbed briars. One man's quest to atone for nuclear holocaust.
The Ex Who Wouldn't Die
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Series: Charley's Ghost, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Book 1, Charley's Ghost series Amanda has been trying for a year to divorce her lying, cheating, scam artist husband, Charley. Then he turns up dead. Finally they are no longer married! But she is the primary suspect and, if that isn't bad enough, Charley's ghost shows up in her apartment. He was rejected, not allowed to go to the light. Even death did not them part.