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Lawless in Brazil
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,730. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011 by Rosstrum Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Brewster J. Lawless, known as Jake, is a private detective/bartender in New Stratley, a suburb of Boston. 14 year old Tommy Baxter hires Jake to find his mother. She works for a high tech company. Two people die and Jake is the prime suspect. He teams with the gun-toting daughter of a retired FBI agent but they find more trouble in Brazil including the police and some evil characters.
To Kill or Not to Kill
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A known paedophile is tortured and murdered, another has disappeared within days of his prison release for abducting a 6 y/o girl. Joseph Lidahl is called out of suspension & set to find the missing man, with no clues and only half the story. Is treally missing and the murderer, or is he another victim, and if so who is the killer. The father of the child is convinced she's still alive. Is she?
The Woman in the Wing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A historical mystery that takes place in a defense plant. Although fictional, the well-researched book offers a glimpse into the lives of women who served at home during World War II, Rosie the Riveters, and sheds some light on the seldom told stories of the women who ferried military planes from plants to air bases around the country—Women Airforce Service Pilots—WASP.
Capitol Punishment
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,220. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Washington D.C. is under attack. The heart of the Nation is being systematically destroyed by a terrorist organization and from people within the highest levels of the US government. The clock is ticking and the violence is escalating. Special Agent John Gallant has the training and the ability to fight the odds and save the nation. Join Gallant as his team races to prevent the ultimate horror.
The Value of Life
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Price: Free! Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.73 from 22 reviews)
A 12 y/o boy is kidnapped - but the ransom price is left to his parents! Before he is returned (safely) another boy is taken. Then another. Rookie detective Joseph Lindahl is a psychology graduate and thinks he knows what the kidnapper wants - but colleagues are sceptical. The solution might please the press and embarrass a judge, but it it gets Joseph into trouble at Longmarsh Police HQ
Blind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When they were boys, Scott and Richard went into Felton Woods in the middle of the night and took pictures of a mysterious phenomenon. It changed their lives. Scott went to MIT. Richard married too young and had three children, never leaving Seavy Village. Now Richard has died in Felton Woods. Scott investigates, but what he finds will change everyone’s lives—again.
Sweet's Sweets: The Second Samantha Sweet Mystery
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Series: The Samantha Sweet Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,540. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Samantha Sweet is realizing her dream of opening her pastry shop, Sweet's Sweets. But she still has the obligations of her other job, breaking into houses. When a blood-soaked garment shows up among the discards at one of Samantha's properties, and when a friend makes a shocking confession, Sam finds herself in the midst of a complex mystery. "Connie Shelton has another winner." The Book Report
Foreverglades II: No Time To Rest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
When a tearful tale of a missing daughter at Spring Break sends Jon J. Johnston on a Wild Goose chase, he can't complain... not at a thousand bucks a day. But when the boyfriend goes missing, too, the gritty PI ramps up the action. Two kidnappings in two days? On his turf? Someone is messing with the wrong Private Eye.
The Stalker
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A man justifies his stalking a famous actress. But is that all there is to it? From the author of The Joining, I Am Legion, and The Pearl.
Soleville
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,030. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The sudden death of a shoe company CEO changes everything for lowly Cliff, from his humble status on the job to his every-man home life. As if that's not enough, the mysterious letters start coming, accusing him of murder, infidelity, and more. With police closing in, Cliff's only hope is to sort through his long list of suspects and find the culprit first to clear his name.
Coast to Coast (Charlotte Diamond Mysteries 3)
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Series: Charlotte Diamond Msyteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,270. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Retired FBI senior investigator Charlotte Diamond finds herself jetting from murder on one coast of the United States to kidnapping on another in attempts to save both her lover and her former husband. Charlotte follows her new-found companion, the leading movie actress, Brenda Brandon, to Hollywood. The third Charlotte Diamond Mystery.
In Walked Trouble
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"I knew ahead of time that trouble was at my door by the sound of the footsteps in the hallway. You see, they were the footsteps of a dame; and in my book, and at this time of night, a dame almost always spells trouble." Harland Case is on the job again, only this time the job involves vampires and other unsavories. A Los Angeles, noir piece that tells the story of one hard up dick.
Under Suspicion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Brianna Taylor has a loving marriage until her friend Maggie disappears, causing critical ripple effects. Unofficially joining the investigation with Investigator David Sherman, a man her husband jealously despises, she refuses to agree to her husband’s terms to stop seeing David. She sets out to prove Maggie’s son killed her. Putting herself in harm’s way, she stumbles onto grisly evidence
Caved In (Suspense)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
New York Times Bestselling Author and Agatha Award Nominee! A caving expedition goes bad when two couples go underground. One man's wife and the other woman's husband are planning to leave them both both behind in the dark to die.
Violent Visions of Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Brianna Taylor tries to solve a mystery involving her brother’s dead twin, whose family says he is not their blood child, but was switched at birth. Her investigation draws her into the lives of Preston Marlowe and his two brothers, all under suspicion of murder. After falling in love with Preston she sets out to disprove Detective Sherman’s damaging evidence that could send Preston to prison.
Indian Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fresh out of jail and off drugs, Fred Redish embarks on a new life. First up: getting to know his two young sons, who are under the custody of his mother-in-law. Problem is, she poisons them against Mohawks in general and Fred in particular. Does he have to kill her to get his boys back? "Impressive...moving"--Publisher's Weekly
Wytchmoor Peak
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Athena Harcourt-Jones has been excavating in the ruins she's bought & stirred up unpleasant entities - now she's disappeared. Retired policeman David Cooke has supernatural problems. He calls in Chief Inspector Millicent Hampshire. She's psychic but she's tied up with a missing schoolgirl inquiry. The woman and the girl are prisoners together, but it calls for an astral battle to stop the evil.
The Seventh Petal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A creepy castle, hidden treasure, and the murders keep coming. Bumbling balladeer Sheil B. Wright finds a corpse and intrudes on an isolated weekend group in the Scottish Highlands. While a dunce at deduction, she’s well versed in human frailty and traumas of the heart. But can she catch a serial killer?
Resurrection Garden
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 94,830. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Jake Turner, a scarred veteran of the charge up San Juan Hill, has been a lone drifter through much of the settling of the west. Opportunity was growing out of the newly turned sod of the North Dakota prairie in 1904 when he stopped to take a part time job as a Deputy Sheriff, expecting to move on again when the dark parts of his past catch up to him.
Noti Flap Tome 3
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Series: Noti Flap, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: French. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mézigue dans une malle. Chien Flou, de plus en plus zarbi ! Un lapin avec une perruque. Un monstre des foins. Une autostoppeuse qui… Houla ! Une ourse nue qui me viole. Mes deux frères et ma mère. Castagne avec Billy. Gabie qui… Voilà les ingrédients de ce tome. Si t’en as pas l’eau à la bouche, t’es vraiment le dernier des blaireaux !