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The Lost Miracle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Lost Miracle builds to an exciting struggle for survival as one curious invitation draws Sarah, a gifted psychic, and Jennifer, an expert in ancient history, into a mysterious quest in search of a lost miracle. They soon find themselves tracing incomplete clues left behind by a man who sacrificed his life to keep knowledge of a powerful miracle from falling into the wrong hands.
Two Edwardian Adventures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This book consists of 2 light-hearted novellas of about 16,000 words each, set in Edwardian times, mostly in Edinburgh, and linked by some of the characters involved. ‘Adventure at the National Exhibition’ is a tale of old and new illusions, some of which are shattered by the end of the story. ‘Adventure on the Scotch Express’ is a tale of several people with something to hide.
Carousel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Danny Gentry is a writer who has finally started to deal with his inner demons, that is until he receives the news of his ex-wife's murder. Susan Cobbler's death hurdles him into an intrigue of secrets about his own life which have been hidden from him in plain sight. With his best friend running for President, the clock is ticking to find out what conspiracy led to the murder.
Modern Art
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,660. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Juliet Henry knows nothing about modern art but that doesn't stop her from filling in when there is a sudden vacancy at a prestigious art show. She is surrounded by strangers but among the new faces there is one she knows from her days at the NSA. She can take no comfort in this fact though because the face belongs to a man that was supposedly killed by terrorists years before.
Harriett Truelove; The Amanda Kristoff Case
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Harriett Truelove; The Amanda Kristoff Case, eight year-old, Amanda Kristoff was kidnapped. No ransom note. No reports of her sighting. No nothing. Within a few days both the local police and the FBI, walk away from the case. This makes Harriett the only hope for finding the little girl.
4 Lives
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
4 Lives reveals secrets of characters in the novel The Great West Detective Agency, giving background details, exciting adventures and diabolical swindles. In addition, a sample chapter from The Great West Detective Agency is included.
The Big Exoneration
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
In spoof of noir private detective mysteries a middle school boy and his younger sister travel in time between the present and 1939 Los Angeles while investigating a seventy-five year old crime that sent an innocent man to the gas chamber. Their challenge is coercing information from shady characters, uncovering the real murderer, and getting his written confession.
Dye, Dyeing, Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,390. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Kendra Louise Harper is a folklorist, avid gardener and accidental sleuth in Nameless, Texas. After a Natural Dyeing with Plants workshop goes wrong and Eula-Mae Bunch is murdered, Kendra sets out prove that her Aunt Jewel was innocent of the crime. With the help of a group of colorful characters, Kendra investigates. Can they prove who really killed Mrs. Bunch before the killer strikes again?
The Zone
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,880. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
John served as a Military Police officer then opted to go into civilian law enforcement. He kept his nose clean and finally made detective and this is where we join the story. The Zone is a place within the city where "adult" businesses are conducted and some not at all legal. The Free-fire Zone is controlled by one man. Marcus Jones. His mistake was running into John Collins...
The Admirer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,570. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Rose Fraser is nervous yet excited at the idea of a London season. Her excitement fades away when she starts receiving threats in the form of intricately folded, anonymous notes. Nerves turn to fear as the threats escalate. Feeling trapped, unable to go to the police, she turns to the only person she thinks can help her, her most serious suitor, private investigator James Grey.
A Conflict of Interest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private investigator Jake Stevens has made his living off boring cases. When he is approached by the son of a pharmaceutical giant to follow his girlfriend, he prepares himself for another slow and boring job. But complications arise as he finds himself attracted to the woman he's been hired to follow. Soon the case turns on it's head as he's thrust into a conspiracy where nothing is what it seems
Red Sun Over Panama
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,020. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Late Fall, 1941 Paul Jarvis uncovers clues suggesting the possibility of a plot to blow up the locks at Pedro Miguel and Miraflores while investigating a series of suspicious murders. With the help of his partner, Sergeant Joe Duggan and the area MPs, he rushes to stop the attacks and capture the people involved.
Clamming Up
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
29-year old Kate O’Malley discovers that working for a peeping pervert and a verbose hostess can bring adventure, mystery, love and major trouble to her life. Set in quirky Tofino, British Columbia, Clamming Up is packed with adventure, laughs, romance and a murder mystery that unfolds with tantalizing suspense. Characters abound, relationships grow, and the sharks start circling, literally.
Double Crossing and Double or Nothing (Boxed Set)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,000. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Two Meg Mims award winning novels. DOUBLE CROSSING – WINNER of the 2012 BEST FIRST NOVEL Spur Award from Western Writers of America AND a 2012 FINALIST for the USA BOOK NEWS Awards – for Fiction: Western and DOUBLE OR NOTHING – FIRST PLACE WINNER, 2013 LARAMIE AWARDS – Mystery from Chanticleer Writing Competition. Lily Granville stunned by her father’s murder heads west to find love and adventure.
Double or Nothing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
FIRST PLACE WINNER, 2013 LARAMIE AWARDS – Western/Mystery from Chanticleer Writing Competition October, 1869: Lily Granville, heiress to a considerable fortune, rebels against her uncle’s strict rules. Ace Diamond, determined to win Lily, invests in a dynamite factory but his success fails to impress her guardian. When Ace is framed for murder before their wedding night, Lily must save him.
Double Crossing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
WINNER of the 2012 BEST FIRST NOVEL Spur Award from Western Writers of America AND a 2012 FINALIST for the USA BOOK NEWS Awards – for Fiction: Western August, 1869: Lily Granville is stunned by her father’s murder. Only one other person knows about a valuable California gold mine deed — both are now missing. Lily heads west on the newly opened transcontinental railroad, to track the killer.
Golden Relic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Clan Destine Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A rollicking good yarn that mixes detective fiction with Indiana Jones-style adventure. When Professor Lloyd Marsden is found murdered in the Museum of Victoria, Special Detective Sam Diamond is assigned to catch the killer. Thrown into a world of obsessive collectors, strange poisons, funerary rites and ancient artefacts, Sam’s photographic memory and cryptic crossword skills are invaluable tools
Operation Paradise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,170. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Clan Destine Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Perth cop Eve Rock is investigating a series of abductions from the seedy inner-city Paradise Nightclub when her boss adds a murder case to her workload. Now, Eve loves a challenge – about as much as she loves red wine, exotic food and cigars – but this case is a bit tricky because she’d speed dated the sleazy salesman hours before he met his Maker. But then ‘tricky’ is Eve’s middle name.
The Mia Ferrari Mysteries Trilogy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 219,160. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A set of 3 stand-alone mysteries, which can be read separately, but they will be even better when read in chronological order. Mia Ferrari is a feisty, smart-talking, determined woman working in the international world of hotels amid illicit love affairs, trouble-making celebrities, temperamental chefs, sinister characters, suicides, and the list goes on!
The Feather Chase
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Series: Crime-Solving Cousins Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,350. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Twelve-year-old cousins Sophie and Jessica don’t want to spend the summer together. When they find a briefcase full of feathers and hear footsteps behind them, they’re pushed into working together to solve the mystery of The Feather Chase.