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A Dog's Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Franklin Benjamin Cartwright has decided that it’s time to leave life in the big city and try a quiet life in the country. He decides on a small town called Witmore that claims to have a population under 1,000. The place turns out to have some odd characters, a romantic interest and murder. It's up to him and a new ally in the form of a dog to find the truth.
The Lonely Impulse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Costigan was ex-IRA. He'd seen more than his share of killing and he wanted no more of it. They picked him to track down Willy Dowd because he had a score to settle. And they offered him 50 thousand dollars. But there was more to the job than money, more than he bargained for. He found betrayal and murder, and nuclear blackmail. And a ghost that had haunted him for a dozen years,
Cold Blood, and Good Theater, In Old Time Manitowoc
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An old opera house, a dark mansion, and good old fashioned clues, suspects, and detective work: "Cold Blood, and Good Theater, In Old Time Manitowoc" takes the reader on a wonderful and nostalgically satisfying tour of crime solving in the days before DNA and high tech police equipment.
Murder, Madness, and Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Feed the World With Words Authors combating hunger, one story at a time. 10 stories - 10 authors. 100% of proceeds go to The Hunger Project.
A Solitude Noel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The holidays are in full swing in the western Pennsylvania village of Solitude. Then a beloved member of the community dies suddenly and unexpectedly during a sleigh ride to a festively decorated covered bridge. Suspicion and fear abound as the police aided by sleuths Fannie and Dana seek justice and to vindicate the death of a dear friend. 24th-Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Dr. Franks and the Antmen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When a strange string of deaths involving small men trying to lift heavy objects strikes 1950s New York City, Dr. Bernard Franks, explorer, scientist and inventor of the electric can opener, takes the case. But his investigation soon uncovers a sinister plot to take over the world, starting with the Ed Sullivan Show.
The Bookstore Lady
Series: Wild Blue Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,670. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Book One of the Wild Blue Mysteries. Danny Walker is tracking Paulina Chourney who fell deep into the dark side of life and is lucky to get out before her boyfriend Maddox kills her. She escapes Maddox and arrives in a small town, which she sees as a blessing in disguise since the men she worked for would never think to look for her in a lazy, backwater place like Packham.
The Celtic Riddle
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
The reading of a wealthy man’s will in Ireland sets off a murder spree and a treasure hunt, and antiques dealer Lara McClintoch is in the middle of the action. Lara’s friend Alex is one of the beneficiaries of the Will, and she is worried he may be on the murderer’s list. Following clues to a promised treasure in the Irish countryside may be the way to fortune – or death.
A Thrust to the Vitals
Series: Rafferty and Llewellyn Cozy Procedurals, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,540. Language: British English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
#10 iin series: Returning to his home town many years after his involuntary departure, to attend a civic reception in his honour, murder victim Sir Rufus Seward ignored the maxim that 'going back' is not always wise.
Sweets, Begorra: The Seventh Samantha Sweet Mystery
Series: The Samantha Sweet Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,630. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In this seventh book in Connie Shelton’s bestselling mystery series, Samantha Sweet learns that an Irish great-uncle left her an inheritance. Will the gift be something lavish and wonderful, or is there no pot of gold for Sam? Meanwhile a local charter boat is found adrift near the rocky Irish coast, its occupants missing, and Sam and Beau find themselves on the trail of another mystery.
Death on a Dig
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A neighbour begs Gwen Madden to head to Mexico to search for her daughter, missing from an archaeological dig. Gwen doesn’t hesitate. Before long she is involved in kidnapping, stolen artifacts and dead bodies. The motive for murder isn’t clear and Gwen is considered a suspect. Unable to leave, she continues to her own questions, even when it becomes apparent she may be the next one to die.
Local Knowledge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Detective Webster Coninck arrives at the murder scene outside Tups Tavern, he quickly identifies the body: Tom Johanssen. Former classmate and a man with enough enemies to line up interviews into next week. Webb finds himself off the case because of his personal history with Johanssen, but Webb believes his local knowledge holds the key to solving the case. But only if he can face his past.
Fair Play
Series: Detective Paul Friedman Thrillers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,910. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An intense crime thriller set in Orlando, Florida. A pedophile and murderer is about to get set free on a technicality. Detective Paul Friedman is one of the men who arrested Jasper Davis. Doug Lipton is the lawyer who defends him, but Lipton is going to have a very bad day when Justice comes calling.
Hell In Paradise
Series: Read A Movie, Book 24. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Nadia Tanner, a young bride, arrives with her husband, Phillip, near a tribal village in post World War II New Guinea. Here she becomes the obsession of a convicted murder who believes she is his sister he killed returned from the dead. He escapes comfignment and kidnappes the young woman dragging her naked through the jungle as the authorities give chase.
Remember Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Three short stories concerning women, sex, crime, police and revenge.
Red, White, and Scotch. An O Line Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
M. Saylor Billings, author of Saint Charles Place, The Disaster Relief Club, and The Rot is Deep, returns with the final thrilling conclusion of The O Line Mysteries. This latest adventure features the return of Lorna Tollison, who refuses to let a little gunshot wound stop her from taking on the ham-fisted national intelligence services and their murdering henchmen.
Damien Loose,Episodes 1 -4
Series: Damien Loose. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 23,540. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Damien Berchshire wakes up one morning and finds his long lost Uncle Edmund on the lawn. In his search for the killer, Damien must delve into a past he once thought buried, and do everything he can to protect his wife and baby girl from it. Filled with the sights and sounds of St. Louis, this fast paced mystery shows the river-city in a way you've never seen. Episodes 1-4 out of 10.
Clearwater Killer
Series: Clearwater, Book 13. Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Joe is back in Toronto to attend a funeral when a friend is found murdered in Clearwater; Fred has a serious medical problem; Mia is caught up in her career change; Bob Morse has a poker conundrum; Billy Ray is looking for a missing husband; Mrs. Finelli reveals some of her secret past; and Detective Mulligan thinks Joe may have shot someone, again. Another romp in Paradise
Interview Room 9
Series: The Squad B archives, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Squad B archives Vol: 1 - In 2032 Essex police pull over a suspect for a simple driving offence. The suspect’s demeanour and bag full of firearms indicate to Officer Trent that this isn’t going to be an ordinary interview.
The Dark Side Of Glory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The biographer of a highly decorated general learns that there is a hidden side to his life, involving a covered-up murder, a secret Japanese mistress, and an abandoned illegitimate daughter. As the story unfolds, it traces the general’s last command and the lives of its men, from its slow buildup to combat readiness, to its achieving fame in the Korean War.