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Hot Tea
By Sheila Horgan
Series: The Tea Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The characters in the Tea Series are people you'd like to know and part of a family that welcomes you with open arms. More than 200,000 copies of the books in this series have been sold. You will find that each book in the series is a fast and fun read. Each installment is a hybrid of the traditional novel and the serial novel and leads directly into the next installment.
The Mogul Sheriff
By Michael O'Gara
Series: The Millie Thriller Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,080. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sheriff Millie faces many challenges after the recent tornadoes that tore through Mountain County. Millie is trying to balance sorting out her personal and business affairs with being the Sheriff. To complicate her life a dangerous fugitive returns as does an old romantic interest. They add danger, mystery and romantic distraction to Millie’s life. The question is can Millie juggle it all?
Trumpet Field and Other Stories
By Janet Nodar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,530. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The eleven pieces in “Trumpet Field and Other Stories” are intriguing, funny, and thought-provoking. They include mysteries and literary work. Most are set on Alabama’s Gulf Coast and are distinctly southern. The majority have been published previously, including three in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.
Coincidence Detection
By Selaine Henriksen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
REVIEW: POISONED PEN PRESS: At last -- something different. A missing person who isn't missing, but who is hiding for a reason. The reason isn't innocent but it, too, is interesting. And this reason makes sense within what we're told both in the excerpt and the synopsis. The author sets the stage simply and gets to telling the story without surplus meanderings.
Fiesta con Havana Club
By Andrés Casanova
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: Spanish. Published: December 20, 2011 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Novela de espionaje donde la acción nos conduce por el laberinto físico-mental de una hermosa y joven cubana, Zhenia Ortiz, que tiene por encargo ganarse la confianza del asesor principal del Ministro de Desarrollo Técnico. Una novela llena de intriga y acción.
Forecast for Murder
By John Russo
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Nora Huggins wannabe sleuth is at it again. This time she’s in the middle of a hurricane and murder on Block Island.
Chaos Read #3
By Brian Williams
You set the price! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
IN THE PAST: There are many acts of savagery in the world and all of them are based on believing without hesitation. Nothing in the world can possible be what we see it as. More mysteries are bubbling to the surface in Part Two of this Four Part story.
Grounds for Death
By Andrea Zanetti
Series: A Garden Plot Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Who'd have thought a garden center owner could unearth the dirt on murder? When skeletal remains are found in a well during a landscaping project, things start to go downhill, and fast. Who is the dead body, and when was it dumped down the well? Is the killer still at large? Amateur sleuth Marilee Bright needs to dig up the dirt on this murder before the "green" goes out of her business.
Inquisitor Blues
By Cin Eric
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 76,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Emotions unite; ideas divide. A maverick inquisitor finds what he wants is absolutely not what he needs.
Exit Stage Left
By Adam Croft
Series: Kempston Hardwick Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Adam Croft. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Charlie Sparks had it all. A former TV personality, his outdated style has seen him relegated to the scrapheap. When he dies during a stand-up routine at a local pub, mysterious bystander Kempston Hardwick is compelled to investigate his suspicious death. As Hardwick begins to unravel the mystery, he quickly comes to realise that Charlie Sparks's death throws up more questions than answers.
The Publisher
By Mary Barr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Publisher takes you into the lives of the Smelt family. Joe, Suzanne and their two children, six year old Libby and thirteen year old Connor; it is a normal school day just like any other, until Joe – the publisher – begins to read the manuscript.
The Chrismystery: A Clarke Quickie
By Brian P Borcky
Price: Free! Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Christmas is coming! For apprentice detective R.D. Clarke, it's almost time for his favorite day of the year: The Running of the Santas, an event where thousands dress up as everyone's favorite jolly fat man in red and run around a local mall. However, things aren't as innocent as the seem when a quartet of Santas break away from the pack and rob a few of the mall's stores.
A Fall from Grace
By Dale Phillips
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by Grey Gate Media LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a single mother is wrongly accused of murder, Zack Taylor must work to clear her name. Not an easy task, as everyone in the Maine town of Mill Springs thinks she's guilty. Zack finds, however, plenty of people who wanted the victim dead. As the events around him begin to spiral out of control, Zack begins to do the same.
Bed-Bugged
By Susan J. Kroupa
Series: Doodlebugged Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,460. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by Laurel Fork Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ask Doodle why he flunked out of service-dog school and he’ll tell you: smart and obedient don’t always go hand in hand. Now he has a new job sniffing out bed bugs for his new boss, Josh Hunter. But when the boss’s ten-year old daughter, Molly, needs Doodle’s help to solve a mystery, Doodle’s nose and Molly’s camera lead them straight to danger.
Stark Raving
By Margaret Koch
Series: Barb Stark Mysteries, Book 6 · Barb Stark Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,740. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dr. Barb Stark's small resort city explodes with murder, con games and military fraud -- not to mention the serial killers, motorcycle gangs and professional assassins. STARK RAVING is fast-paced, with humor, action and romance, and a refreshingly deep look at relationships. Barb gets a new understanding of her business partners, her loves, her city, and herself -- while running for her life.
After Life
By Sarah O'Hara
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mason Fletcher is an ordinary man, until he wakes up in an unfamiliar alley. With no memory and no idea where he is Mason takes to the streets and meets some unlikely friends. But the bodies keep piling up and Mason soon discovers that everyone he meets is connected in a heinous circle of death. Now it's a race to discover Mason's own identity before someone else winds up dead.
The Megamillionaire Murders: Family Cursemas
By Rod Kierkegaard, Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,520. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by Curiosity Quills Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the wealthy Goodman family assembles for its gloomy annual holiday reunion in their divorced mother's crumbling mansion, Holly Singletary is pressed into service to help cater the Christmas Eve dinner. When "the storm of the century" hits, the attendees have more than a blackout to worry about. Someone – or something – is killing off the Goodman family one by one.
Hilda Hopkins, Saints And Sinners #6
By Vivienne Fagan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Even tucked away in a convent, knitting scarves for the Nuns to earn her keep, Hilda is but one mere coincidence away from death and drama! This time she is arrested, then abducted and then she absconds from the clutches of a murderous gang of bank robbers, all the time accompanied by her arch nemesis, PC Barbara Grey! Once again, Hilda keeps one step ahead of the pack!
Rubbish
By B. Handy
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(1.00 from 2 reviews)
Putting the pieces together from a wild night while managing to lose them at the same time.
Deadly Traffic
By Mickey Hoffman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Girls are disappearing from Standard High while the local sex trade flourishes. Their absences are barely noticed in the worst school in Arbor City, CA, where turnover and truancy are facts of life. Kendra Desola, the only faculty member likely to care, is on a leave of absence.