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The Veiled Lady: A Miao Juzheng and George Silver Elizabethan Adventure
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014 by Adam Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Veiled Lady is historical fiction. The general events and locations are real. However, the creation of Miao Juzheng, a young woman with albinism from the middle kingdom, is not. The plot, to take the Queen's life during the Maundy Ceremony is also a fabrication of my imagination, as is the involvement of the players from The Theatre: purely speculative, but entertaining speculation.
Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter (Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter Series #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Demons are dangerous things. They inflame your insecurities, turn your weaknesses against you, and whisper their thoughts into your ears in the darkness. The Vatican wants them locked up, or banished back to Hell. Short on priests and long on money, they’ve had to resort to paying bounties to keep things under control. That means looking outside of the faithful, to mercenaries like Cade Crowley.
Cat in the Flock
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,260. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
For most people, dreams are a way to escape reality. But for Cat McCormick, they're a way to get closer to the truth. Cat can 'slip' into other people's dreams. She moves to Seattle to apprentice with her Granny Grace, who shares the ability and uses dreamslipping as a PI. Cat's first case leads her to a megachurch, where she finds redemption and goodwill amidst repression, hypocrisy, and murder.
Ella & Jasper Shorts
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Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Ella marries Joe Westin, she inherits a father-in-law who gets her into more trouble than the bad guys. As a former thief turned government agent, Ella thinks she’s up for any assignment that comes her way, but Jasper Westin just might be more than she can handle. Set in the 1820s, these three quick reads offer a fun glimpse into Ella’s family life. Ernest Effort Missing Monkey Close Quarters
Zechariah Fleming
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Price: Free! Words: 199,930. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Young Zach believes Craig and Kara Fleming are his lost parents. But his appearance bewilders them: they've never had a child! The police and the school down the street believe he's theirs, though, and Zach knows where to find what he needs in their home—even knows the dog's name—without being told. What are Craig and Kara to do with him? And who is the mysterious man with the black gloves?
TO HELL IN A HOT TUB, a Tess Darling Mini-Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tess Darling is a ballsy blonde TV producer, who solves media murders with the help of hunky (but hapless) cameraman Miller. Sent to Greece to film a steamy dating show, they end up in a Jacuzzi with three hot girls - and one picky guy. When a dark, muscle-bound stranger joins the party, passions boil over into murder. Are they stuck with a lady-killer? Tess is just the broad to find out...
Killing at the Carnival
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Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cowboy shot the volunteer, and he didn’t get up. Now Cassie has a ten-year-old boy insisting the cowboy isn’t a killer and a landlady insisting she help solve the killing at the carnival.
Ground to a Halt
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Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,440. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An SUV that smashes Jolie's car, a break-in at the home Jolie and Scoobie share, and a terrifying kidnapping. Jolie needs to know who's telling the truth and what the thugs will do to find what they want. Only solving the puzzle will keep her safe, protect a vulnerable Iraqi vet, and make sure everyone stays alive. But if Jolie keeps searching, her budding romance with Scoobie may grind to a halt.
The Midlife of Dudley Chalk
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,970. Language: British English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Midlife of Dudley Chalk is a love story. It is a detective story. In a normal world, neither one should have happened.
The Nature of the Grave - A John and Sarah Jarad Nantucket Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,690. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sarah Hawthorne had no idea her life was going to change when she met Nantucket police Lieutenant John Jarad. As Sarah explores John's family history, she reactivates interest in his younger brother's cold case disappearance. A great-uncle's surprising bequest brings family tensions to the surface, and John and Sarah must forge their investigative talents to solve a sinister island conspiracy.
Chinese Puzzle
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Series: No Sin Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,210. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An action-filled, extensively researched murder mystery set in Shanghai during the sultry August of 1928. Chinese Puzzle is the first book in the No Sin mystery series.
The Oak Tree Letters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,870. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Issy Watson moves with her family to Charlotte. She loves their new home called Oakley Plantation, especially when she finds old love letters from Stanton Tate dated back to the Civil War. Across the state, a young man named Trevor Whitfield letters from Constantine Oakley. But those letters brings a curse and ghosts. Can they end the curse? Can they ever live in peace?
Stealing Christmas (A Nancy Kerr and Tommy McIntyre Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When three Santas walk into a bank on Christmas Eve, everybody's smiling. But, the smiles soon fade when the Santas pull out shotguns from their sacks. Nancy Kerr's one of the customers trapped inside. She's the kind of woman who carries a Taser instead of lipstick. Now she has just one goal: to make sure everybody gets out alive.
Flowers in Blood (Volume I)
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You set the price! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Sometimes some memories of the past should not be revived… Three childhood friends separated by fate meet again when Cassimiro, a forensic psychiatrist, disappears without a trace. They penetrate the underworld of the streets of Recife, and following a trail of blood and violence, until summer where lust, vice and seduction can lead the human being.
Kissing in Action (Lexi Graves Mysteries, 7)
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Series: Lexi Graves Mysteries, 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,660. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
PI Lexi Graves is on the case with the seventh book of this thrilling and hilarious mystery series. When Lexi gets the gig to find the blackmailer extorting thousands of dollars from the country’s hottest girl band, it’s a dream come true. However, rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous isn’t as much fun as she hoped...
Green Witch, Dead Witch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,190. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Three people have died following a witches' sabbat. Two deaths were classified as 'accidental', Annie's intuition tells her the three deaths are related. Is there a serial killer in Bakersfield targeting witches? Det. Annie Avants has a good friend who is a green witch. Working with Annie and Annie's partner, they race against time to solve the murders before the next sabbat - Halloween
The Devil Wears Tank Tops
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Kate Saxee is back, and this time she's using her investigative skills to try and figure out who died in Branson's sugar factory explosion. Her investigation leads her down a rabbit hole of mysteries, secrets her two love interests, Hawke and Drake, are more than willing to help her uncover. Between unidentified bodies, The Ladies, Ella, and her mom's antics, Kate's bound to have her hands full.
The Brooch
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Series: The Finder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: Australian English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Harriet finds and old blackened brooch at a garage sale. After cleaning it, it turns out to be of intricate design and discovers that it belonged to Henry VIII. A wrongful conviction to a young house boy for stealing the brooch centuries later spurs Harriet to discover the full truth behind it.
Ladies of Class
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 by vinspirepublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Murder is no respecter of persons… Richard Hayward’s promotion and move from the big city life to the sleepy town of Burshill, England, has been shattered. Sir John Bury needs a murder solved, and the clues are limited. The suspects, on the other hand, aren't.
The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,320. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
THE ADVENTURES OF GRAVEDIGGER returns and Sovereign City's haunted heroine continues her mission of justice and vengeance, with the redemption of her soul at stake! In this volume, Gravedigger and her faithful agents confront the twin threats of Hiroshi Tamaki and the immortal beauty known as Pandora when they investigate the strange secret of the Silver Skull!