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Last Call
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On a night when things couldn't get any worse, Roger West discovers that they really can when a bar fight claims the life of the stranger who got in the way of his frustrated fist. He learns the true meaning of "worse," however, when the man's wallet identifies him as a notorious public figure... a man with dangerous friends who may look unkindly at his untimely death.
Guardian Angel
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Douglas was having dreams. The events in the life of Mary Queen of Scots were being played out before him almost every night. Was he really watching what happened more than four hundred years ago? Would he uncover the truth that had eluded historians for centuries? Would the dreams somehow help him to solve the clues to find the secret family legacy he had inherited from his mother?
Buried by the Roan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,930. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fracking ruptures more than the earth. The second in the Allison Coil Mystery Series. A mystery set against the backdrop of oil and gas development in the Flat Tops Wilderness of Colorado.
Antler Dust
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,580. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The first book in the Allison Coil Mystery Series. Big-game poaching and conspiracies in the Flat Tops Wilderness of Colorado.
Diabla meets Abaddon
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Price: Free! Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Diabla is tough. She thinks she's seen everything, but that doesn't include Abaddon. He's on a mission from God, and that mission includes murder. Two women are dead, defiled beyong imagination. If she's not careful, she'll be the third. She Ricky set out on an investigation that disgusts them as it unfolds. Unfortunately, they're the only ones who have a clear shot at bringing a psycho to justic
Ripper's Ghost
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Triplicity Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Spencer is shocked to learn that she may have biological ties to the infamous Jack The Ripper and doesn't believe a word of it, until she realizes that the murders are being repeated verbatim 125 years later and by someone referring to himself as Ripper's Ghost. She works with a Scotland Yard inspector to try and stop the killer before word spreads across London that Saucy Jack has returned.
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 the fifth book in the Adelheid series, featuring Detective Vance Johnston.)
The Rules of the Game
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Price: Free! Words: 4,850. 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...