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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
Cat in a Yellow Spotlight
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,760. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sabotage and murder stalk the Las Vegas reunion show of ground-breaking rock band Black & White, which imploded years ago from an overdose of ego and drug abuse. Petite PR powerhouse Temple Barr and her faithful feline roommate Midnight Louie, Sam Spade in fur, must save any at-risk lives, including their own, and uncover the black and white lies that destroy hopes, lives, and family.
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.
From Beyond The Grave
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Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carl Danby returns to tackle another unusual case. During a séance, a psychic claims the late Samuel Bittner was murdered. With no body to autopsy, Danby relies on his best skill—talking. Tension increases as Samuel’s relatives insist the patriarch died of natural causes. With little physical evidence to process, will Danby discover the truth? 18,444 words; additional material at the end.
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?
Folklore
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Everyone likes a good ghost story, except for Dave. Logical to a fault, the teenager comes face-to-face with one of his town's scariest folk tales late one night at a lonely country crossroads. The terrifying experience makes him question his instincts. Is someone trying to teach him a lesson or is there really something sinister lurking in the countryside?
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 Porcelain Dolls.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Carlton Blake has a drink problem. His detective agency has no clients. Androids from the future need him to do a job for them. If he succeeds the future of robotic development will be assured. I call this 'Marlow meets I Robot' With acknowledgements to Isaac Asimov and Raymond Chandler.
The Disintegration of Dragons, Part 1: A Death in Vastervik
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Golem War is over. One year to the date of final victory over the automaton armies of an evil wizard sect, the kingdom states of the Third Continent gather in the human kingdom of Vastervik to party. The guests of honor are all of the known surviving members of the 19th Legion (popularly known as the Dragon Legion), the military unit that ended the Golem War.
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 . . .
School Stinks!
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Series: Kate Baker and Friends, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,680. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As if sixth grade wasn't bad enough, seventh grade is made more challenging when Kate Baker's arch enemy moves into her neighborhood and tries to steal her friends.
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?
Le notti buie dei Franchi
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Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: Italian. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Anno Domini 781: nella cittá di Tours accadono misteriosi delitti.Qual è l'identità della prima vittima?Cosa si nasconde dietro agli omicidi?E chi è il misterioso investigatore?Una storia vera che sembra leggenda, con personaggi reali e una ambientazione accurata: il romanzo ha richiesto piú di due anni di lavoro e decine di volumi per la ricerca bibliografica necessaria.
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.
Astral Bodies (Part 7)
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Series: Astral Bodies, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
*This is part SEVEN of a serial novel, NOT the complete novel! Last part!* Twenty-year-old Tess has the ability to astral project, and while going for a midnight walk in the woods she stumbles across a ritual murder. Not only that, the killer was able to see her when nobody else could. Soon she thinks her life can return to normal, until Jonas Adler contacts her with an offer she can't refuse