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Lies and Misdemeanours
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He faces the gallows, and barely escapes with his life. Thrown into a fight for survival, he has to take drastic action to protect the woman who means so much to him; Hetty. It soon becomes evident that the only thing they can place their faith in is the love that lies between them, but will it be enough to keep them alive?
El Misterio de los Creadores de Sombras
Price: $5.11 USD. Words: 113,740. Language: Spanish. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
El libro que estás a punto de comprar ha tardado veinticinco años en completarse. La historia transcurre en los años ochenta porque el escritor comenzó a escribirla en los ochenta, cuando aún era un niño. Si, como a él, te entusiasmaron Los Goonies, no deberías perderte esta novela.
Jason Shaw Mystery Series Boxset
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,470. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The first three books in the Jason Shaw Mystery Series. Jason is the fourteen year old son of a Seattle police detective who seems to attract trouble. Follow his adventures as he investigates the high speed crash in which his parents were involved, escape from the back country of Yellowstone Park and rescue his best friend Ben from desperate kidnappers.
Death Flats
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,260. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A research psychiatrist specializing in near-death experiences, Jack Bishop has just experienced his own very final death at the hands of an unknown murderer. His wife, Kate, was Quin St. James’s best friend in college. Now, she’s the prime suspect in her husband’s murder. But turning to Quin and McCleary for help brings them all nearer to death.
A Laurel to Rest On
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,980. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Retired Detective Larry Temple has a natural born talent: he can recognize a pedophile just by looking at him. When he focuses his chilling stare on a deviate, the pervert knows that Temple knows. He has devoted his retirement to eliminate the pedophiles that have eluded justice before his growing brain tumor prevents him from completing his task.
Left Hanging (Caught Dead In Wyoming, Book 2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Rodeo Producer, Dead in the Bull Pen. Accident or Murder? Elizabeth, until recently a top-flight national TV journalist, is regaining her footing after a dizzying demotion to tiny Sherman, Wyoming. But her equilibrium faces a major challenge. The apparently accidental death of a rodeo producer preparing for Sherman’s annual Fourth of July Rodeo catches the attention of Elizabeth.
Sign Off (Caught Dead In Wyoming, Book 1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Divorce a husband, lose a career …grapple with a murder. TV journalist Elizabeth “E. M.” Danniher will tell you she committed two sins — she didn’t stay young, and she made an enemy of a powerful news executive — her ex. She used to break national news. Now her top story as the “Helping Out!” reporter at dinky KWMT-TV in Sherman,Wyoming is getting a refund for a defective toaster.
Trio of Lost Souls
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bill Vincent is a killer … in the name of justice. Not that the law would agree. With one murderous act of retribution for an attack on his wife, he leaves behind respectability and hits the road. After taking on a series of odd jobs, he meets Jim Garret, a like-minded spirit whose thirst for justice equals his own. They join together to beat the corrupt bossmen at their own political game.
The Big Bitch
Series: A Jackson "Doc" Holiday Mystery. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Urban
After his drinking buddy, a priest named Jesus, is shot dead, Doc sets out to find his killer. He soon begins to suspect that the murder is connected to a money laundering scheme suspiciously similar to one perpetrated by Doc himself, back when he was a banker with a coke habit. The killer, already facing “The Big Bitch” or life in prison, has nothing to lose. Book 1 of a new mystery series.
Down from the Mountain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Llumina Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Down from the Mountain is an epic saga of a rural family working a farm in a hand-to-mouth existence on hard and unforgiving land. In the beginning, Troy Stanton’s young niece, Clara, becomes pregnant, and there is much contention as to the father and how to manage the circumstances.
A Sporting Murder
Series: An Eve Appel Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Madeleine’s new beau, David, has been framed for murder. Who’s the real culprit? What about his nasty neighbor Blake, whose rival hunting lodge features illegal exotic animals? Who kidnapped the nephew of Eve’s Miccosukee Indian friend Sammy? Can Eve and Madeleine rescue their consignment shop from Blake’s horrid wife Elvira? Gators are not the only predators stalking rural Florida.
Sins of the Father
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,630. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lincoln Pierce has enjoyed a certain amount of fame from his previous case, but the attention isn't entirely good. The killer Lincoln unmasked has been linked to other murders in the Denver area, but a call from a mysterious detective puts that into question. Bentley convinces Lincoln to look into the case, but they have to question who's pulling the strings.
7 Crows, A Secret
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 206,960. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
“‘Seven crows, a secret, never to be told’. I guess I’m the secret no one ever told.” For over twenty years David has been haunted by the hanged man’s words. In 1933 he has one last chance to find their meaning. The trail of family stories leads him to the bedside of an old woman, the last witness to the events and David’s best hope for an answer. If she does tell, will anyone have recognize it?
The Connecticut Corpse Caper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Seven quirky inheritance recipients gather for a week-long stay in a creepy mansion replete with hidden passageways and disappearing corpses. Although the will of Mathilda Moone stipulates that no guests may leave early, one does—permanently—just hours after arriving. Enter novice detectives Jill, Rey, and Linda. Soon, amateur sleuthing—and resulting mayhem—begin!
Dragonfly- A Kitty James Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 80,310. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Kitty James is a modern day recluse and mystery author with a knack for spotting the potential to kill someone in everyday situations. When Kitty renovates the old tobacco barn on her new property, two dead bodies are unearthed, a killer will do anything to keep her from learning the truth, possibly silencing Kitty permanently.
The Madonna Rosa
Series: The Juno Letters. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Anisette Durande holds the destiny of a free Brittany in her hands - desperate to keep the Madonna Rosa from the Germans as the Nazi onslaught rolls across defenseless France in 1940. She is La Guardienne - the last of a line of women descended from a lone survivor of a terrible slaughter, blessed to protect the ancient Madonna carved from the crucifix of the Christian martyrs of Roman Lyon.
The Ghost Who Wanted Revenge
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 79,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
With his dying breath, Stoddard Gusarov names his killer: Danielle Boatman. Danielle had a score to settle with Stoddard Gusarov, but murder him? Never. Proving to the police she is innocent is the least of her problems. She has an angry spirit to contend with, the ghost of Stoddard Gusarov—and he’s out for revenge.
The Homicidal Saint
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A church potluck dinner. A sudden, shocking murder right after the pastor says grace. Joe Sonntag is a horrified witness, and swiftly arrests Manfred Wittstein, who claims his wife Freda killed their children, Matthew, Mark, Gerta, and Reuben. Thus begins an odd quest to learn why the killer shot Freda, and whether his wife had destroyed their children. It soon proves to be a case unlike any other
Steele Resolve
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Detective Jasmine Steele had a great career, partner and outlook on life. Then her brother was killed and her life was turned upside down. Having lost everything, she has to solve a series of murders that pulls her back into her brother's case. Forced to face her demons, she must find the murderer before he kills someone she loves, again. As her mother said, sometimes your worst enemy is yourself.
Borderline
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,050. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Suspense Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Homicide detectives Barbara Lassiter and Susan Martinez are assigned to investigate the murder of an Albuquerque socialite. The victim, a narcissistic borderline personality, destroyed people’s lives and the list of suspects is long. Things get tougher when her psychiatrist is killed and DVDs turn up showing the doctor had serial sexual relationships with his patients, including the murder victim.