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Hid Wounded Reb
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Series: Somerset, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kelly is haunted by the mysterious involvement of her landlord’s ancestor with a wounded soldier in 1863, while her boyfriend researches the unsolved murder of an unidentified horseman in that same Kentucky community a few years after the Civil War. As Kelly and Mitch assist each other’s research, tantalizing discoveries seem to connect their subjects.
Fair Wind to Bahia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,680. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Shipwrecked on a Brazilian beach in the year 1834, two couples stumble onto a plantation where they find a knife in the owner's back. Harrowing encounters with Indians, escaped slaves and ruthless landlords conspiring to assassinate eight-year old future leader, Dom Pedro II, lead to a dangerous transfusion to save the cholera-stricken young prince.
The Forth Conspiracy
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
William Darmon and his wife Elizabeth, owners of Mayfair Hall, fall victim to rival Forth family who introduce a bill into Parliament called the Writ of Confiscation. It will repossess the Darmon's ancestral home unless they can find their missing deed. A late family friend hid the document on a trip to Egypt decades earlier, leaving a clue to its location only visible in the night sky of 1825.
Treated as Murder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Set in 1931, Edith Horton is a former VAD who finds herself not only struggling with her inner demons, but with the presence of evil in her village in the Yorkshire Dales. Her brother is suspected of murdering an elderly wealthy widow, and sins of the past have echoes in her life and the lives of those close to her.
Murder Gentilissimi (Murder Most Kind)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this work of historical fiction true to the Venice of the sixteenth century, Reginaldo Morosini, full-time schoolmaster and part-time special consulting investigator for Venice's Council of Ten, investigates the murder of a young member of Venice's patrician society. In the course of that investigation, he unravels a political conspiracy that involves the death of five others.
A Ghost of a Chance - A Dan Rhodes Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,020. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this tenth installment of the Sheriff Dan Rhodes series, the Blacklin County Texas law enforcer is back to solve even more mysteries. No one at the jailhouse is laughing. Not only is the jailhouse itself rumored to be haunted, but a mysterious corpse is found in an open grave in the neighboring town. Rhodes uses his laid back sleuthing skills to find the answers to these puzzling events.
The Root of Evil
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Another murder? A treasure hunt? What next? Zita Stillman and her lifelong friend Zinnia Blossom Winwood become embroiled yet again in the unexpected events in the small town of Arbor Vale, Wisconsin. Another mysterious guest at Zita’s bed-and-breakfast? A gruesome discovery in the attic of the Arbor Vale Hotel? And what about Pearl and Ruby, the two ‘eccentric’ sisters who live there?
Stalking Jack
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,410. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The SS City of New York is about to embark on its maiden voyage to England. It is August, 1888 and Madeline Donovan is a passenger on this ship. It is an unexpected trip she has taken, because the thought of being in America or around anything familiar at Christmas, when the anniversary of the tragedy occurred, would be unthinkable. Now everything changes, Jack the Ripper arrives.
Liar
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,560. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nobody can lie to Amelia Landau, she hears the truth despite their best efforts. When she hears a man confess to the murder of a child, she knows he is lying and must do something to catch the real killer.
The Case of the Exploding Granny
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Series: The Price & Miller Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: British English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An unexplained fiery death attracts the attention of paranormal investigators Price & Miller. Price is confident he knows the explanation, while Miller struggles with the religious connotations of an innocent person bursting into flames. But with burning grannies, exploding pigs, possible demons or improbable murderers, they may both get more than they bargained for.
By The Sea
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,410. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A gothic modern scientific fiction horror mystery...
Clearwater Assault
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Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Luke has been assaulted; Joe wants a piece of the guys who did it; Mia borrows big money from Frank; CHIPs is looking for a man who stepped off the grid five years earlier; Jimmy arrives - oops!; Sam gets assertive; Billy thinks about going back to school; Fred comes back to help solve the last case he was working when he was a cop; there may be a link to the FBI; another romp in Clearwater Beach.
Murder By Bay Breezes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Who killed Sammy Sanchez? Andy Holliday, recently signed on as feature writer for a travel magazine, is off to the Lower Eastern Shore, an off-the-beaten track region beside the Chesapeake Bay. But a piece-of-cake assignment takes a murderous twist.
Moonshine Murder
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Series: Hawkman, Book 14. Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 77,400. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by SynergEbooks. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hawkman finds himself involved in moonshine stills, a disappearing family and solving another murder.
Death Is Overdue
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Class Act Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
With the help of Hugh, his family, and his two Malamutes, Sheriff Beatrice follows a trail of blackmail, adultery, and questionable official behavior to find the connection between the two brutal killings.
Quinn & The Dead Man's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The family has sent Liam and Nora off to scorching hot Palm Springs until cooler heads in Philadelphia prevail. And Nora's not happy when everyone's favorite insurance investigator agrees to help find a missing heiress. But things are just heating up in the California desert; a dead Russian mobster held secrets and his wretched celebrity kids want at them -- and they want his millions, too.
Quinn Gets the Blues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Once upon a time, the great Lonny Walters was really somebody, a king of the electric blues guitar. Now, he's lying face down in the mud behind a New Jersey dive bar with two bullets in the back of his head. Quinn's friend Clinton needs answers, but the list of Lonny's enemies just keeps growing.
D. D. Murphry, Secret Policeman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
D.D. Murphry, Secret Policeman, fights the crimes nobody else can see or believe. Despite the daily perils and without praise, he lives a hard life on the street as a homeless man while pursuing the most dangerous criminals. Ordinary people sleep secure in their beds never knowing they owe their happiness to the one man who stands alone against hidden evildoers: D. D. Murphry, Secret Policeman.
Concealed Leverage
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Series: Luke Adams, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,300. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Brittany lives on edge, her life is shortening at a terrifying pace she urgently needs a kidney transplant. Michelle her mother is due for release from prison, but why has she avoided any contact with Brittany. the pressure's mounting, close to it's limits, midst some very suspicious behaviour from hospital staff. Is there some unscrupulous scheming in these hospital corridors
Murder at Wisteria Pines
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Omen Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Antiquarian book dealer Raymond Hilary finds himself in a white-knuckled ride with Cornelius Astor-Beaudry, "the Colonel," to Wisteria Pines when its patriarch is found dead in a locked room with bars on its windows. Voodoo, three wills, jewels, Cajun legends, Acadia, the French Revolution, the British regailia, and a $6-million fortune make "Murder at Wisteria Pines" a must-buy, must-read book.