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The Cat's Last Meow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Veterinarian Dr. Heidi Knack already has trouble with disorderly patients and their overbearing owners. But when a miserly old man's cat is poisoned, it’s up to Heidi to find out who did it before he shuts down her practice. As she desperately tries to appease her best paying client, she stumbles upon another victim—this time a human. Can she solve the case before she's the next victim?
Sharp Compassion
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,710. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Malicious gossip, madness and revenge lead to rumours, violence and deaths in a small English market town.
The Problem of the Straton Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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During a discussion regarding whether or not a detective's seemingly cold and detached nature is necessary in solving a crime, a strange case from the past is brought back to light: a case which on first glance seemed to be simple and obvious instead turned out to be rather unique and complex in its own right and showed that, ultimately, the road to Hell is truly paved with good intentions...
The Secret DNA Code
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Graduate students try to decode the history of the universe they think is encoded in our DNA. Fanatic fundamentalists learn of the project and try to stop them at any cost. The mystery, propelled by a foreign embassy, deepens as the FBI and the NSA become involved in trying to protect the researchers. A hired assassin keeps the action going fast and furious.
Pledge Allegiance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,690. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Texas in the 1980s, a young black high school student says he won't play for varsity football because they carry the confederate flag. When five of the starting line up follow Clay off the team, the situation turns explosive. And then, the police find a body hanging from the goal posts. It's one of the players, and a note says, one down and six to go....
Wie NICHT Zu Big Foot Finden
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: German. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Manche Leute gehen in den Wald, um Big Foot zu finden, und denken, sie WISSEN, was zu tun, aber sie tun es nicht. Es gibt nur wenige Möglichkeiten, um Big Foot finden, aber eine Menge Möglichkeiten, NICHT um ihn zu finden!.
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,820. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Classics
It is a tale of ghosts, of madness, of revenge - of old alliances giving way to new intrigues. Denmark is changing, shaking off its medieval past. War with Norway is on the horizon. And Hamlet - son of the old king, nephew of the new - becomes increasingly entangled in a web of deception - and murder.
Death in a Small Town
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
John Thomas is a young former FBI agent who fell apart after a car wreck for which he blamed himself, afterward retreating into a bottle. His talent is to see connections between bits of evidence that others overlook. His best friend, the police chief of the small town where both were raised, is murdered execution style.
Parcours
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: French. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Une courte nouvelle. Un récit en trois séquences, suivies d’un épilogue. Une histoire criminelle basée sur un fait divers survenu dans la métropole. Deux finissants du secondaire descendent la Main. Confiants, ils projettent un gros coup. Ils se dirigent vers le centre-ville. Déterminés, ils entrent dans un magasin. Calmes, ils mettent leur plan à exécution. Soudain, un imprévu surgit.
Bartleby and James (Galvanic Century 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 39,990. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Alton Bartleby is a social savant and the foppish toast of Edwardian London's upper crust. James Wainwright is a brilliant but socially stunted working class engineer with a fialr for invention and a propensity towards violence. Together they solve the mysteries that Scotland Yard cannot. This novel is the first in the Galvanic Century steampunk series of mysteries set in Edwardian England.
Dancing on a Tightrope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,930. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Lesli Richardson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Wolf Mallory already has his share of problems—including a congressional investigation and trying to figure out what to do with his life after his forced retirement from military intelligence. But meeting the beautiful Vicky Agincourt lands him smack in the middle of a murder investigation. Can he clear her name before time runs out?
Forty & Out
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,520. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Someone is targeting Toledo's single women when they turn forty, tucking them into bed and turning birthday greetings into obituaries. Newly-assigned Toledo Homicide Detective Veronica Jadzinski vows to prevent the body count from increasing and to prove her transfer from Narcotics wasn't a fluke-departmental regulations, disparaging lieutenants, and a rigid new partner be damned
Curse (Erika Lind series, #1)
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Series: Erika Lind, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Erika Lind drops out of military school when she hears that the supervisor of the orphanage where she grew up has been murdered. She's desperate to find answers about her past, but she realises that this can only happen if Father Stefan's murderer is brought to justice and the dark secrets of Röd Island are finally exposed. A dystopian series with all the gripping twists of a crime sensation.
Masks
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Price: Free! Words: 122,960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Before his murder, meek, retiring Edwin Raines secretly wove a complicated tapestry of false identities and unexplained activities that even his widow and his close friend, magazine publisher Danny Skerett are at a loss to understand
Life’s Little Miseries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Hegarty, a retired and weary private detective, seeks solace. His wife? Gone. His job? Gone too. And, on the near-deserted island where he makes his home, there’s murder afoot. A chilling mystery of power, influence and brutality. Life’s Little Miseries: A Short Story.
Rejtély az Open Air Hotelben
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 46,570. Language: Hungarian. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Baradlay László sikeres üzletember, a Merit Tanácsadó Rt alapítója és elnöke. Közismert és közkedvelt figura, akit a Merit másik négy ügyvezetője, a cég közel 100 munkatársa, az ügyfelek és a versenytársak is tisztelnek – és senki nem érti, milyen körülmények között szenvedhetett balesetet. Talán nem is véletlen lőttek rá a céges nyaraláson? Új, átdolgozott, második kiadás!
George's Secret
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Have you ever wanted to cruise the fabled Galapagos Islands: warm sunny days on white sandy beaches, watching unusual birds and animals? Be careful what you wish for. Betsy and her companions find that not all is well in this pristine vacation spot. The tourists are not all they appear to be, and Betsy has some questions about the guides too, especially Mickey, whose warm hands hold an invitation.
Seeds of Humanity
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,500. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Zarah, a DC detective, finds herself in conflict with her perceived realities and how they are affected when they are challenged. Her past collides with her present when she joins a government task force staking out an elusive "cult" called the Tea Society. As Zarah digs deeper, the truth of her heritage puts her loyalty in question. Time is ticking; will Zarah uncover the real story?
Murder In The Rain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,790. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Inspector of Police Koogi has a hot potato in his hands. Too hot for his hands, he hands it over to Detective Mwenda Polê. Just bring him home, this bastard, dead or alive. I don't care how long it takes!
Vegas Die -- Special Anniversary Edition
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Re-release of best seller, Vegas Die, with new Quest Mystery solution. This is the special anniversary edition. Let readers try to solve the mystery: 'who's killing the old mobsters of Las Vegas?' The perfect clash of characters, a violent romance, where the Mayor of Las Vegas becomes the Number One Murder Suspect.