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Cinema Detectives: Broken Windows
Series: Cinema Detectives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Ken Prime and Rudolf Brex have big plans for the CInema Detectives!
Blown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,560. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Gregg Kaplan is not an ordinary man, but a man with special skills, courtesy of the United States Government. His assignment is to stay off the grid when he innocently stumbles into a blown witness protection detail in Little Rock, Arkansas. He could not walk away from the impending mayhem. Kaplan soon suspects the witness has a hidden agenda of his own—One that could cost Kaplan his life.
Death by Scones
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,710. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Riley Spencer's opening of Danger Cove's new bakery results in a dead body, Rilye is on a mission to save her reputation and catch a killer. With support from her best friend, Tara, and her long-time crush, Jared, Riley discovers secrets from the past that make her question if his death was truly an accident or something more sinister.
State of Peril
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Arizona is still in trouble. Drug cartels this time. Join Tan, Les Brown, and the Governor in their third adventure together as they struggle to secure the border to the south and put an end tot he largest danger Arizona's people have ever faced. It's a wild ride, from the desert in the south to the beauty of the Red Rock country in the north, all to stop one man.
All's Well That Ends (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #14)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amanda's friend Sasha's stepmother has just committed suicide—although, according to Sasha, Phoebe Ennis would never have killed herself, especially not while having a drink and wearing a red silk blouse and red sandals with four-inch heels. Amanda isn't persuaded, but reluctantly agrees to help investigate the woman's demise, though the evidence for foul play is slim.
Death of a Bodybuilder
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
He was the owner of the gym in the town. He was not liked, being arrogant and bigoted, but no one would seriously want to kill him. But someone did.
A Hole in Juan (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #13)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
No matter the season, the Philadelphia private school where Amanda Pepper teaches English is never a center of tranquility. But with Halloween and the annual Mischief Night party only days away, the hope is that nothing more than old-fashioned vandalism and pranks will take place.
Till the End of Tom (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #12)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,730. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amanda Pepper, who thinks her only current problems are keeping her well-meaning family from hijacking her wedding, is understandably stunned to discover a perfect specimen of the species dying at the foot of the school’s marble staircase. It is anybody’s guess what led to Tomas Severin’s apparent fall and, indeed, why he was in the building in the first place.
No Way Back
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,180. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
San Francisco crime reporter Tom Reed is burned out. On the day he decides to finally quit the news business, a sensational story breaks. A heart-stopping robbery-homicide at a jewelry store. The suspects have shot and killed a police officer before fleeing with a female hostage. Reed rushes to the scene for one last big story. Arriving at the chaos, Reed learns the hostage is his wife, Ann Reed.
Claire and Present Danger (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #11)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,000. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In the City of Brotherly Love, nobody knows a thing about Emmie Cade, a young widow who “appeared from nowhere,” and in the blink of an eye was engaged to Leo Fairchild, a middle-aged bachelor with a fortune. However, as her marriage date approaches, Emmie's mother-in-law to be, the ailing, autocratic Claire Fairchild, receives anonymous letters.
Helen Hath No Fury (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #10)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,390. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In the stately nineteenth-century homes on Philadelphia’s Delancey Street, the wilder passions scarcely ruffle the peace. Murder is unthinkable, particularly a murder involving an upscale book discussion group, of which schoolteacher Amanda Pepper is a devoted member. Nevertheless, on the day after a heated discussion of a fictional heroine’s suicide, member Helen Coulter falls to her death...
Adam and Evil (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #9)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,190. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a high school senior shows signs of mental illness, Amanda attempts to get him help, but she's rebuffed by his parents. When the same boy then becomes the prime suspect in a murder at the Philadelphia Main Library, and runs away, Amanda, who knows he's confused and in need of help—whether or not he committed the crime—has no choice but to run after him.
The Bluest Blood (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #8)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The ultra-elegant fund-raiser in a fabled Main Line mansion benefits Philly Prep's Library, and gives Amanda a chance to play Cinderella for a night. The first clue that all might not go well is the host's figure hanging in effigy outside the estate, put there by the Moral Ecologists who have a long list of classic books that "pollute the mind." When murder follows, Amanda becomes enmeshed...
The Mummer's Curse (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #7)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The famous Mummers' Parade is an extravaganza that draws enormous crowds who cheer through chattering teeth, as more than thirty thousand clowns, string bands, and fancy brigades strut their stuff up Broad Street. But this year, while the music blares and the Mummers dance, a reveling Pierrot suddenly sinks to the ground, shot dead.
In the Dead of Summer (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #6)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,670. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The City of Brotherly Love has been proclaimed number one in the nation...for hostility. English teacher Amanda Pepper, crabbily gearing up for summer school at exclusive Philly Prep, feels she fits right in with the hostility mode. And it's going to get worse. Amanda gets her first prickling of unease in her own classroom, where a reading of Romeo and Juliet activates some very strange chemistry
How I Spent My Summer Vacation (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #5)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amanda Pepper's friend Sasha has a photography assignment in Atlantic City, and she invites her broke schoolteacher friend to come along for a free mini-vacation. But the two quickly discover there's more to lose than money at the shore when Sasha finds a stranger bludgeoned to death in her bed.
With Friends Like These (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #4)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,510. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Well-known Broadway playwright and TV producer Lyle Zacharias is throwing himself a lavish birthday party in his hometown of Philadelphia. Guests include his current wife, ex-wives, friends, former partners—not to mention Amanda Pepper and her own irrepressible mother, Bea. Yet when Lyle drops dead in the middle of a speech, it appears the likely perpetrator is none other than Bea...
I'd Rather Be in Philadelphia (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #3)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,780. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amanda is sorting books for a school fundraiser, when she comes across a book for battered women that contains a special and frightening message from its original, anonymous owner. Desperate to learn who donated the books, Amanda's search leads her to deliberate brutality and its cold-blooded consequences.
Baby It's Cold Outside
Series: Tahoe Tessie Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tessie King thought she knew all there was to know about tracking down bad guys after helping to find her father's killer. But when she’s locked out of the Royal Palace Casino in South Lake Tahoe during an ice storm, she’s suddenly faced with the task of tracking her own would-be assassin.
You Can't Get Blood Out of Shag Carpet
Series: The Study Club Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Wanda Jean Milton discovers her husband dead on her new shag carpet with a carving knife in his chest. Grief stricken and beside herself over the stain, Wanda Jean finds herself the prime suspect. But she is also a member of “the” Study Club, a bastion of 1960s Texas feminism. The Club officers set out to clear her name — uncovering mountains of local dirt in the process.