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Breaking In
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As private detective Kyle Roach flees the scene of a house explosion in Wichita, Kansas, his tattered shirt resembling Miss Kentucky’s sash, he suspects the beautiful woman who has just hired him has been less than truthful.
Killer at the Door
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,060. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In every person’s life there comes a crucial moment when time is of the essence, where the clock is ticking and a split-second decision can mean the difference between life and death. In these eight stories of mystery and suspense, each character is forced to make a snap decision, drawing on courage, physical and mental force. Will they have what it takes to outwit the Killer at the Door?
Small Felonies - Fifty Short Mystery Stories
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,590. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is a collection of fifty short stories by veteran mystery and crime writer Bill Pronzini, best known as fhe creator of 'The Nameless Detective' series. This collection crosses over a broad range of styles and characters, settings and plots, showing the breadth and depth of Pronzini's prodigious talent. Included are murders, swindles, double-crosses, crazed children, and much, much more.
The Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye Series
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Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,160. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A compilation of the eight short stories in the Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye Series to date. The adventures of the coffee-loving, Akubra-wearing Private Detective as he endeavours to solve the puzzles presented by his clients on the beautiful Sunshine Coast...
Mes Murs Sont De Feu
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: French. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Madrid, 1584. D'ateliers en couvents, d'intrigues en processions, Timoteo découvre la capitale la plus puissante, la plus dévote et la plus sale de la chrétienté. Par son style brillamment anachronique, "Mes murs sont de feu" est un roman historique, drôle et sombre, sur l'art, la vie et les convictions intimes face à une société autoritaire et obsédée par sa propre rédemption.
Moonchasers & Other stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When two teenage boys befriend and escaped bank robber--because the robber reminds the boys of their idol, Robert Mitchum--the boys set in motion a chilling chain of events that will teach them about trust, brutality, and courage. A book also packed with other memorable stories by an extremely talented storyteller.
Hell City
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Series: The Dick Londergan Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dick Londergan is a private detective from the old school, the kind who likes his women leggy, his bourbon neat, and his coffee black. When summoned to Telegraph Hill to investigate a murder, he soon finds himself thrust into a mystery so deep, even his old school methods may not be enough to solve it. He finds out too that the biggest mystery of all might be: Who is Dick Londergan?
Dark Harbour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Freewheeling and free-loving French Riviera cop Pierre Labbac investigates a murder on board the luxury yacht Pharaoh and peels back the veneer of civilisation on the glamorous society of the Cote d'Azur to reveal the very different reality that lies underneath...
Family Matters
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the middle of the 20th Century in a small Southern Ohio town, the future looks great for the Abbot family until a body is found on a sand bar in the Ohio River putting all their hopes and dreams in peril. As Ellie Abbot tries to solve the crime, she unravels a tangled web of decades-old secrets and resentments demonstrating that family really does matter.
The Remarkable Bay Murders A Blake Massey Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Blake Massey is classic LA noir but there are no palm trees or sandy beaches. Exposed flesh doesn't tan, it freezes in two minutes. The Remarkable Bay Murders is a violent look at life in a harsh Arctic town where Massey's the only private eye for a thousand miles. Staying alive depends on trusting a beautiful woman to tell the truth, something that's never worked for him before...
Silver Flashing (A Jonie Waters Mystery)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Newspaper reporter Jonie Waters thinks the story she’s covering is bizarre. Even so, she’s not prepared for the shock of finding a corpse in a trunk beneath the floorboards of a house. She dashes from the grim discovery and calls the police. But by the time alluring detective Daniel Wyeth arrives on the scene and reenters the house, the trunk and its contents are missing!
Getting Away With Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by JJ Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“What would you do if you knew you could get away with it?” For Mitch, the answer is simple - he'd murder Harry Bradshaw. The question takes Mitch down a road that leads to an opportunity. But he learns that getting away with something can be the easy part...
The Book Club Murder
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Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Frank May hates trouble, as a lawyer and as a guy. It likes him just fine. For someone who practices wills law because it's far from the scene of murder and mayhem, he has a knack for being caught up in it anyway. Which is why he thought he was fortune's friend the night his wife stayed home from her book club meeting. Someone was murdered there. Frank would prefer to stay out of it but cannot.
Sister Gypsy Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The crumbling purple house, wedged into a little-known Dallas neighborhood, seems the perfect place for Gypsy Larabee to hide from her homicidal ex-boyfriend. But the house harbors dangerous secrets, and trying to find the missing homeowner—a psychic named Ruby--proves hazardous to Gypsy's health.
Killerfind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Rhetta McCarter's '79 Camaro is destroyed in a fire, her best friend and mechanic Victoria (Ricky) Lane, finds a replacement, a "barnfind" vintage Camaro in perfect condition, except for one major flaw: a body buried beneath it.
Wake Up and Smell the Bees
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,590. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Paul Finley thought he had buried his wife and daughter, but a mysterious phone call and an unexpected suicide make him question everything, and everyone, he thought he knew.
A Deadly Tapestry
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,860. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Zoe has spent her adult life denying her psychic abilities. All that changes when she finds herself seeing details to a murder that only the murderer should know. Can she convince the handsome detective that she was sent to help before he convicts her of the crime? Will she learn to trust herself —and her own heart—before more people are hurt? Or will the detective be the murderer’s next victim?
Simply a murder? (ENAS FONOS POLY APLOIKOS) (Short Story, IN GREEK, 2012, v. 1)
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Police inspector Akis Grifidis arrives on a Greek island for vacations. One night, he hears a strange noise from the room above. Shortly after follows for a moment some loud voices. And then Akis hears knockings on his door...
The Deceptive Gaze of Athina (TO APATILO VLEMMA TIS ATHINAS) - (NOVEL, In Greek)
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 127,470. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Inspector Akis Grifidis spent almost a lifetime serving the Greek Police Department in Athens. Now he decides to write about his interesting action during serving the Greek police department. In this story he recites an adventure which deals with a great theft that took place inside the new Acropolis museum of Athens some years ago.
What's Luck Got To Do With It?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,590. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Carl's life changes through a sequence of events he has no control over. His comfortable life in 1990's Britain gets turned upside down one fateful evening and things will never be the same again.