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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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Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Catching the Eagle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,510. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014 by Famelton Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Easter Monday, 1809: Kirkley Hall manor house is mysteriously burgled. When suspicion falls on Jamie Charlton, he and his family face a desperate battle to save him from the gallows.
Shrink: An Abby Chilton Novel
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Series: Abby Chilton Novels, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,800. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Abby thought she would be content with the peace and politics of the office. The only problem is she doesn't like peace and hates politics. Two men enter her boring life. One is an Interpol agent. The other is a killer. Both men have plans for her. Both men have a shared past. Neither one will let her stay behind her safe and secure desk. Neither one know what they have done.
Deadly Portfolio - A Killing in Hedge Funds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
July 2008. Four families are riding high on heady market returns until the body of Rene McAllister, wife of multi-millionaire Alan “Mac” McAllister, washes up on the beach after a daylong Fourth of July bash at the home of stockbroker, Matthew Wirth. Eager to avoid publicity, authorities dismiss her death as an accident.
Stealing the Ruby Slippers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jared stole the most famous shoes in the world, Judy Garland’s Ruby Slippers, to pay off gambling debts. When his buyer is killed by Hurricane Katrina, will he be able to find a way to get rid of the shoes and get the money before the cops, or his bookie, catch up with him?
The Missing Patek Philippe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Kroupa's faithful police dog, Sara, digs up an absurdly small human bone on an anthill, our dynamic duo have no idea what there in for. A class reunion has clearly ended badly, but are they looking for a murderer, or a missing diamond watch? The trouble is, they simply don't know.
Premium
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Detective Robert Fowler was quite happy to leave Mark McCartney's violent death as unsolved. Until someone nailed a dead cat to his door, he met China, and he started to smell dead people. Now the killer wants him dead and the only person telling him anything is Mark McCartney.
Spirit's revenge
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Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Frank Boyer receives an email from his nephew that he will commit suicide and will return in spirit to avenge the man that destroyed his career. Frank Boyer then visits that man, but is too late, and discovers the truth about his nephew.
Catnip
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 71,440. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What can go wrong when an elderly matriarch leaves the family fortune to her cat? Just about everything, including ‘catnapping’ and murder!
Whodunit?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Whodunit is an amusing detective story about how a parrot helps to solve the Barlow murder, as well as the stolen diamond necklace case. Cookie does this by learning to say, -Barlow did it, Barlow did it, Cookie wants a biscuit. And as you'll discover she is right up to a point, but not entirely right, as someone else also had a hand in the murder.
Across A Bright Field
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Invited to visit an old friend, Lauren Clark doesn't expect to follow her dog into the woods and discover a body. Nor does she expect to feel an instant - and mutual - attraction to her friend's husband. Guilt is probably making her think that her friend is the killer, but when Lauren tries to leave the love triangle, circumstances force her to stay, and put her life in mortal danger.
Luger Rounds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Luger rounds; the expression implies ending the life of a patient whose illness requires an overwhelming effort to maintain, while being to sick to survive. It is an ominous coincidence when Dr. Philip Thomas is admitted to the ICU. He had confronted the possible assassin, but is now comatose; and Luger rounds candidate. Nightmarish dreams begin, while the assassin skulks in the darkness.