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Dead Dog Blues
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nothing ever happens in Pharaoh, Texas... Drunks and missing auto parts headline the local crime wave until a barking dead dog shows up in millionaire Max Coomer's backyard. Then Coomer himself is discovered frosty cold and very dead, running for fame and glory forever down the gridiron at Pharaoh High. That's just the beginning of the mayhem that erupts in a sleepy Texas town.
The Darkness Within
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jonathan Colby is no one’s idea of a hero. Unfit, overweight, weak. A nobody who never wanted to be somebody. But Colby is very valuable to some very bad people. And his beautiful wife and baby son make him a vulnerable target. With those he loves in terrible danger Colby must do exactly as he’s told. Whatever the cost. But everyone has a breaking point. And everyone has darkness inside them...
Rick Wade Investigations: The Case for Sarah
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,330. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rick Wade:Investigations, the Case for Sarah, is the second book in the Rick Wade mystery series. Sarah is a High School senior, a straight A student. Her father is a Minister and her mother has passed away. She falls in with an unsavory element.
Thrill Kill Jill
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Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Retired detective Jim Nash is headed for a much-needed vacation with the two favorite women in his life. When he pulls off the highway into a rest stop, his girlfriend disappears without leaving a trace. Left to his own devices when the local PD refuses to let him file a missing persons report, Nash pulls out all the stops in his attempt to find the missing woman all by himself.
Who Killed Rita?
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The death of Rita Colleridge, murdered by someone who did not touch her with hand or weapon, is just the beginning of a web of intrigue that makes "Who Killed Rita?" a first-class page-turner. From the author of A Few Good Men and War Hawks.
Killing Sacred
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Series: An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,870. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Desperate to put some distance between herself and New York City and to recover from a freak bicycle crash, NYPD Detective Alex Sullivan flees to Albuquerque. As soon as the wheels of her plane touch down, the bodies begin to drop.
Calamity Jayne and the Trouble With Tandems (Calamity Jayne book #7)
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Series: Calamity Jayne Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,350. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What's the hardest part of learning to ride a tandem? The pavement. It's late July, and reporter Tressa Jayne Turner's summer is as sizzling as Ranger Rick Townsend when she covers TribRide—the ginormous state-wide bicycle ride—on a tandem bike with her rival in a Star Trek themed team! But when malicious pranks start to befall the team, Tressa is determined to get the true story.
Across The Plains
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You set the price! Words: 3,030. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A politician goes missing at a dinner. He's quickly swept into a dark web of kidnapping and violence as he attempts to escape with his life intact.
Murder Under False Pretense
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Price: Free! Words: 45,450. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dee La Mont and her partner Frankie are assigned to what is assumed to be a routine suicide investigation. However, there is nothing ordinary about the deceased, Liz Carlton, the wife of Senator Tom Carlton. As the number of suspects grows, the case becomes as murky as the Rappahannock River after a rainstorm. This fast paced mystery will have the reader guessing what's around the next bend.
Panty Raid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tori Cannon and her BFF, Kathy Grant, get together for a girl’s weekend of wine, cookies, and laughter, but there’s also the specter of a panty pincher hanging around the laundry room of the complex where Tori lives. Kathy thinks they can catch the culprit red-handed in a panty raid! This mini mystery introduces the two main characters of the upcoming Lotus Bay Mysteries.
Cornered
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,420. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Detective Matt Brady struggles to solve the disappearances of seven young women, but he quickly finds himself pitted against a criminal organization that knows as much about police procedure as he does—an organization that will do whatever it takes to stay one step ahead of him. His troubles are compounded when a young veterinarian injects herself into the investigation...
My Lord Deceived
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Series: The Star Elite, Book 6. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
He has spent the last few years trying to rid the country from smugglers and spies, Jonathan Arbinger returns home, determined to try to further his cause with the delectable Kat. What he finds there is a complex web of mysteries that threaten everything he holds dear. Will the lies that stand between him and Kat force them apart forever?
Beehive Blues
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Price: $5.88 USD. Words: 97,700. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Meet Detective Sergeant Penny Forsyth: her career heading for a dead end; her biological clock ticking towards its use by date; men still an unknown quantity in her life. Then death in the Beehive presents her with the chance to change all that as she delves into the relationships of those who work at the heart of the New Zealand’s Government.
Unfinished Business (a Kovak & Quaid mystery, Book 3)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,180. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Treacherous women, beautiful horses, and dangerous criminals confront Kovak & Quaid at every turn. Foals are dying of unknown causes at a large Arabian horse farm, sending ex-cop Kim Kovak and fraud investigator Garrett Quaid on a relentless search for answers, leading them to some dark corners of human nature, a brush with international crime, and a shocking discovery.
La primera víctima -novela negra-
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 149,790. Language: Spanish. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
La misma mañana del 11 de marzo, la Comisaría General de Información de la Policía Nacional creó un equipo secreto de investigación para descubrir qué había ocurrido. Falsedades, filtraciones interesadas y amenazas es el ambiente donde trabaja Roberto Alonso, un joven inspector de policía que se interesa por los atentados del once de marzo. Su amigo Javier Lozano, periodista, le ayuda.
Jerkwater
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You set the price! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A tabloid writer of the mysterious and strange teams up with an investigative taxidermist to solve a series of odd murders. They use theories of parallel universes, intense consideration of dog hair, and bricks through windows on this rousing short story of a mystery and exasperation.
Crestfallen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this collection of four short stories, Peter Crestfallen is a San Francisco private investigator who has a penchant for attracting problem clients. He's the kind of gumshoe who’ll always give a hundred percent, even if it’s for a ten percent return.
Vandal Eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
You've seen them everywhere. Those little plastic googly eyes that turn everyday objects into adorable faces. Maybe you've seen them stuck to a poster, turning a regular photograph into an amusing parody of itself, but all this time, I bet you never suspected the sinister history of this simple folk art stable. Now the true story can be told. It's a tale of friendship, crafting supplies…and murder
Le Livreur
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Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: French. Published: July 19, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Au cœur de Silver Owl, depuis trois cents ans, une légende prospère, jalousement gardée. Le dimanche, au cœur des ténèbres, entre minuit et 10 heures, le Livreur opère. Et un mystérieux colis noir apparaît sur le chemin d’un des habitants. « Ce que vous désirez le plus au monde », voilà ce qu’il vous offre. Il ne se trompe jamais. Il ne demande rien en retour.
The Last Confession
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A New York mobster on his deathbed and a priest struggling to make things right. The Last Confession is a short story portraying a great Mafia tale of betrayal, revenge and justice.