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Nowhere in Sight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014 by Whimsical Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Kate’s future becomes one puzzle after another when a mystery caller claims the portrait of Grandmother Petra belongs on their family tree. While Kate hunts for clues to locate the portrait, she struggles with family challenges, and yet another cry for help to unearth the stench at Glenwood cemetery. With a cop as backup, and Luanne at her side, Kate becomes a target not once, but twice!
Impostors at Blue Heron Lake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Emily Gray goes to interview Stella Lessard in her home, she finds the sweet older woman dead. Stella’s odd will draws claimants to her estate. Nate, on the job as a sheriff’s deputy, stops a young woman for speeding and is stymied. She has the same name as another young woman who is trying to claim Stella’s estate. Who is the legal heir? And who brought murder again to the sleepy town of Bax
Nasty
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,910. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Courtney Literary. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Adultery pays. Murder doesn't. That is P.I. Nate 'Nasty' Jepson's motto, and he normally makes his living snapping pictures of cheating spouses. When a stranger is brutally shot in the passenger seat of his car, he finds himself in the middle of a gang war between battling triads, as well as a suspect in the murder. Nate must step far outside his comfort zone to clear himself and live to catch ano
Our First Murder Together (A Nichols & Nichols Mystery)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An upscale, 30-something couple in suburban Atlanta acts as a private-eye team to solve mysteries together.
Other People's Skeletons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Rebecca’s shocked when Chris Nicholson, her glamorous law partner, is arrested for murder--but not nearly so shocked as when she discovers Chris can’t come up with an alibi. What she was doing, Chris says, involves a secret so damaging she’d be drummed out of San Francisco legal circles if anyone knew. So what’s left? Sure enough, when Rebecca uncovers it, her world tilts on its axis.
Dead in the Water
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
San Francisco lawyer Rebecca Schwartz has occasion to wonder when she and her weekend hostess, Marty Whitehead, find a body floating in the 30-foot kelp tower at the Monterey Aquarium, and Marty's promptly dragged off to the slammer. Rebecca quickly grasps the Emily Post solution—sign on as Marty's lawyer, try to keep her out of the deep end, and somehow avoid drowning in a sea of lies.
Tourist Trap
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
So what’s a nice Jewish girl doing at an Easter sunrise service? Lawyer Rebecca Schwartz WOULD pick the one with the body nailed to the landmark cross! Coincidence? Not so much. Next: mass shellfish poisoning at Pier 39. A very different kind of serial killer is operating here—one who seems to have a grudge against the whole city. Next: mass shellfish poisoning at Pier 39
Sourdough Wars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,780. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
To you, it’s just a frozen lump of dough; but to some, it’s life and death... Especially to handsome Peter Martinelli, who wants to auction off the fabled sourdough starter from his family’s famous bakery. But who’d buy a frozen hunk of flour and water? Only, it turns out, every bakery in San Francisco. Someone would even kill for it. And does...
Dead Man Ohio
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,390. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
There's a monster under the bed! No, wait, it's too big to fit there. It's stealing Alice's car! Our intrepid crew of ghost hunters is at it again, this time in Ohio, where ghosts from the state's long-standing history roam the woods, and mythological beasts exist only in lore. Or do they?
Dressed to Kill
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,620. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Victor Espinoza, a short, youthful LAPD patrol officer, is sent undercover as a cross-dresser to catch a serial killer. His ambition to become a detective gets snarled when, ignoring his captain’s orders, he goes it alone and establishes himself at the Velvet Glove, a Hollywood bar that caters to transvestites and drag queens...and now, he’s targeted as the next victim.
The Tender Herb: A Murder in Mughal India
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1812 - Charles Murray is drawn to India to help an old servant. Going to the aid of one woman, he finds another and is pursued by a third. With imperial spies on the streets of Delhi, Murray must investigate the murder that brought him East, and redeem himself in his own eyes.
Die Now, Live Later
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Series: Mike Faraday P.I., Book 5. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Tough private investigator Mike Faraday is about to expose a racket in the macabre setting of the freezer cemeteries of California, whose motto is Die Now, Live Later. Mike couldn’t resist Merna Freeman’s appeal for help — but the sardonic ex-Nazi concentration camp criminal Dr Krug has other plans for him . . .
Death Turns A Trick
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Price: Free! Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Rebecca Schwartz, nice Jewish lawyer with a few too many fantasies, is happily playing the piano in a whorehouse when she suddenly finds herself assigned to make sure a near-naked state senator escapes a police raid. That dirty job done, a lovely evening turns even more delightful when she’s picked up by the cops and spends the next two hours at the Hall of Justice. Could this day get any worse?
The Curse of Thieves
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Million dollar motor yachts, high performance cars, masterpiece paintings and high value jewellery are being stolen all over Europe. Local police haven’t been able to catch the thieves as the goods are being moved across international borders. Can Major Vince Hamilton find out what is going on and who is responsible? His brief; to stop more valuable items going missing and find the culprits.
Pennant Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A mystery novel about the breaking of the color line in major league baseball in the mid-forties...
Good As You
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
It shouldn’t matter if you’re gay, lesbian, transgendered, or sexless, each and every one of us has a right to exist. And Detective Rein Connery is more than happy to spread that message around as he works to solve the senseless, brutal murder of Dr. Eunice Sabara, a lesbian microbiologist who just so happens to be the world’s only hope for a cure for the disease that’s ravishing the country.
Ghost in the Hunt
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
CAINA AMALAS is the Ghost circlemaster of Istarinmul, the leader of the Emperor's spies in the city. With the aid of mysterious allies, she fights to stop the sinister plans of the ruthless Grand Master Callatas. But Callatas has spent two centuries preparing to remake humanity, and he will exterminate any who dare to oppose him.
Gene Pool
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Night comes to Whitton Falls, and with it a death, and then another and then a third. For Cate Somers, paleontologist and researcher, the university town she thought of as a safe harbor has an insidious element at work. The rules of what is ordinary no longer seem to apply. Cate gradually becomes aware that there is a hidden presence, alien and cold and impossible to stop.
Spoiled Fruit
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Series: The Girls, Book 4. Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 50,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In Spoiled Fruit - Adeline, Anna and Carolyn, turn their attention to Adeline’s two older children. At first glance they seem to be little more than self-indulgent socialites. With the arrival of her grandson and the return of her youngest daughter in just weeks, it is time to face the possibility that dark secrets could unravel a seemingly perfect life.
The Demands of the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When two Mexican police are murdered in guerrilla territory in Chiapas, Mexico, a US firm close to the Mexican government is contracted to do an independent investigation. Mark Brown has his own ghosts and his own agenda, and has to work both sides to solve the case, in a place where any mistake could endanger lives - or reignite a war.