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The Long, Wrong Trailer
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Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Punk and PJ Norton decide to spend part of their retirement RV camping and purchase an used travel trailer from a shady dealer in this humorous cozy mystery. They camp at a nearby park where Halloween festivities are in progress. There are problems with the trailer from the start, and then the dealer, who sponsors the activities is found dead. By a disgruntled customer or an angry ex-wife?
The Diamond Chain
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,600. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Join Major Vince Hamilton as he solves his first case as a Private Investigator. The business of Fortiscues, Diamond Dealers to the Queen, is about to collapse. A rival dealership is selling diamonds at ridiculously low prices and the directors of Fortiscues contract him to prove that the gems are being obtained illegally, and, to stop the flow of the cheap gems. Murder and mayhem follow him.
Blast from the Past: Bomb Squad NYC Incident 4
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Is Kieran Lehane a good cop on a rogue investigation? Or is he just a rogue cop? The NYPD Bomb Squad's oldest detective secretly pursues the closed case of Triangle Flight 699. Pretty soon he has the feds' attention, his squad's attention, and the terror-ists' attention. There's just one problem: He may soon be forced to choose between saving the next planeful of victims and saving himself.
All Things Slip Away
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the small town of Spookie there's a clever but obviously deranged killer kidnapping people...one, two, three are missing. Can artist Abby and ex-homicide detective Frank catch them before the next victim is spirited away? Or is the next victim someone even closer to them?
Scraps of Paper
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A widow starts a new life in a small quaint town full of quirky characters and in renovating her new home finds “scraps of paper” that make her suspect two children and a woman went missing from the house...30 years ago. Are they just missing or were they murdered? In trying to solve the mystery she and her ex-homicide detective friend put themselves in grave danger.
Disposable People
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,390. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Even Adelheid has a dark side... (This is Adelheid #5.)
The Rules of the Game
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Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A short story in which, through analysis of a man's idea for a mystery novel, certain rules are set in regards to the creation of locked room murders. Largely inspired by "Knox's Ten Commandments" and "Van Dine's Twenty Rules for Writing Detective Stories".
The White Devil of Dublin
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Series: Ryan O'Clery Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Drake Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An historian claiming to have information about Detective Ryan O’Clery’s family has been murdered. His investigation will take him to 12th century Ireland, a time of the Viking invasion, to a man known as The White Devil of Dublin, and to a secret his family kept hidden for over eight hundred years. It will also bring him face to face with an arch enemy determined to finish the job he started.
A Denial of Death
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Series: Helen Binney Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Helen Binney investigates the disappearance of a member of her charitable knitting group, the yarn trail leads to a husband in denial, a secret bank account, and a shallow grave. If Helen can keep her wits about her, she may be able to untangle herself from one sticky situation, and catch a killer in the process.
Double or Nothing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Norm Wheeler’s luck at the racetrack runs out, leaving him deep in debt to a ruthless bookie. When he tries to hire a rival thug to kill the man, the negotiation takes a dangerous turn, doubling Norm’s trouble. Desperate, with time running out, caught between two dangerous criminals, Norm must find the courage to settle his own debts once and for all. A short crime story from Dale Hartley Emery.
The Butler Didn't Do It - Three Detective Mysteries benefiting the Humane Society of the US
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 198,980. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Butler Didn’t Do It is a value priced collection of fast-paced detective mysteries set in the Western United States. These stories will grab you and take you along for a can’t-put-it-down ride. All of the proceeds of The Butler Didn’t Do It go to the Humane Society of the United States.
Queenie Baby Boxed Set (books 1-3)
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Series: Queenie Baby. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 205,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"I love 'Queenie Baby' Diana Hudson – she's one part Stephanie Plum and one part rock goddess!" ~ Gemma Halliday, New York Times bestselling author of the High Heels Mysteries From author Christina A. Burke comes a laugh-out-loud compilation of three full length novels, including: Queenie Baby: On Assignment (book #1), Queenie Baby: Out of Office (book #2), Queenie Baby: On Tour (book #3)
A Bloody Nuisance
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Andy Burke's first night as head of violent crimes in a town that had never had any violent crimes and there are two bodies. Then the FBI gets involved. Then the CIA. What was going on?
The Torch Singer, Book Two: An Almost Perfect Ending
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Swan's Nest Canada. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
B-Singer Sonya Saint-Amant is at the height of her career after a glittering, triumphant appearance at Ciro’s, the clubhouse for the stars in 1950s Hollywood. But in 1954 music is undergoing a revolution. With her looks and popularity fading, Sonya believes she has come up with the perfect plan to save her career . . . if only she can deal with the vortex of politics, sex, blackmail, and murder...
Thirteen, an anthology of crime stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An eerie emerald skull holds the clue to a woman’s origins…and to murder. A bureaucrat stumbling home on a winter evening sees a lion…or does he? Senior citizens show their mettle…and their sinister side. And, more importantly, how do you get rid of a troublesome body and plan the perfect wedding…at the same time? Within these pages lie the answers!
Miss Henry Mysteries Volume 2 (Books 5-8)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Miss Henry Mysteries Volume 2 is a 103k word compendium of books 5-8 in the series. It includes the novels "Blue Period", "Memento Mori", "Eye of the Beholder", and "Drowning Pool".
Kitchen Addiction! - Recipes (A Storybook Cookbook from the novel, Kitchen Addiction! - featuring free recipes)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining
“Kitchen Addiction! – Recipes” is a storybook cookbook introduction to Lund’s debut novel, “Kitchen Addiction!” – the 1st in the Mina Kitchen series. It contains many chef created recipes – courtesy of Lund’s husband, Chef Andrew Mark – as inspired by Vito Spaghetti’s oddball creations in the story.
Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper
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Series: Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Ellie Jordan’s job is to catch and remove unwanted ghosts. Part detective, part paranormal exterminator, Ellie operates out of Savannah, Georgia, one of the oldest and most haunted cities in North America. She thinks her new case is a by-the-book specter, but finds herself confronting an evil older and more powerful than she’d ever expected, rooted in the dark history of an old mansion.
Kill Him Again: Fifteen Variations on a Country House Murder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,890. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Fifteen Versions of a Murder and Its Solution A storm and high seas isolate a house party at Morthead Manor situated in southwest England on a headland connected to the mainland by a narrow neck of land. In the style of 1920s Golden Age mysteries, this collection explores different scenarios as to how, why and by whom the host is murdered.
The Cat's Last Meow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Veterinarian Dr. Heidi Knack already has trouble with disorderly patients and their overbearing owners. But when a miserly old man's cat is poisoned, it’s up to Heidi to find out who did it before he shuts down her practice. As she desperately tries to appease her best paying client, she stumbles upon another victim—this time a human. Can she solve the case before she's the next victim?