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Silicon Slummin'...and Just Gettin' By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Mary Jo Melendez is back. The protagonist of Muddlin’ Through takes a security job in the Silicon Valley after bouncing across the U.S. through temp jobs. Her future isn’t all bright, though, as she discovers she has a stalker. She hires a PI for surveillance and protection who becomes a new love interest. Will this ex-USN Master-at-Arms survive this time?
Chance and Circumstance: A Chance Colt Literary Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,790. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2016 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sheriff Colt keeps the peace in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, where not much happens. Then two dead men are found hanging from a tree, and Sheriff Colt may have a serial killer on his hands. A suspect is linked to the murdered men, but before Sheriff Colt can solve the killings, the brutal rape of a teenage girl takes his attention. He must find both murderer and rapist and bring them to justice.
Muddlin' Through
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,280. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Ex-USN Master-at-Arms Third Class Mary Jo Melendez struggles with restarting her life until she is hired as a security guard for an R&D firm with Pentagon contracts. She is framed after a violent break-in and lands in prison. She escapes, struggles to clear her name, and seeks revenge for her sister and brother-in-law’s deaths, during a journey that takes her around Europe and South America.
Civic Duty
Series: Defenders of Justice Series, Book Four. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Book Four in the exciting Defenders of Justice series by Les Williams.
Stacked Deck
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,550. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This Author's Choice collection by prolific, award-winning author Bill Pronzini was first published by Mystery Scene Press. It includes seven short stories and an introduction from the author, including stories involving the Nameless Detective.
Problems Solved
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
TWO LEGENDS! Today, Bill Pronzini is famed for his private-eye stories about the “Nameless Detective” and for his Shamus-award winning short stories, and Barry N. Malzberg is one of America’s premier science-fiction writers, but back in their salad days they collaborated on a number of stories, which have now become legendary.
The Magic Suitcase: Martha
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,370. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016 by eTreasures Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Magic Suitcase is a heartwarming story of faith, love, and courage where a simple traveling bag is the family’s only hope amidst a legacy they will never forget.
Hayes and Hayes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,350. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Christian » Romance
A broke private investigator needs the help of his paraplegic younger brother to solve the death of a government agent for the agent's beautiful widow.
Devoted To You
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 79,370. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Sir Aidan arrives at Wenland Lodge, the last thing Petal expects is to fall in love with the master. It is a love that can go nowhere. However, when it becomes clear that dangers surround him, she is driven to help him. Can they battle seemingly insurmountable odds for a future together; or will social barriers keep them apart forever?
Return to the Bay: Baby Girl Book 6
Series: Baby Girl. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Cleo's adventure that started in the Caribbean moves to San Francisco when she finds La Tige in bad shape. She pulls every trick out of her hat, stopping at nothing to destroy the perpetrator and nail the "Black Widow".
Rookie Blues
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
Pete is a cop's cop. Jim is a green rookie. Pete's job is to impart to the younger man everything he knows, train him to be a good officer. This is how the two met. Rookie Blues is flash-fiction, an 'origin story' to the Boys in Blue novellas.
Once Removed
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
You never really know a man… until he’s dead. When Isabelle Montez learns that her husband has committed suicide, she and her daughter, Iris, begin finding love letters her husband wrote for her hidden throughout her house. Once the letters reveal clues, Isabelle uncovers one incredible secret after another about a life she never knew and a death she could never fathom.
Slanderley: Love and Death in Cornwall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,350. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Poor Eddie Quirk! In the early 1900s he was butler at Slanderley, home of the cursed de Loverly family. Two puzzling aristocratic marriages and a demented housekeeper shatter his hope for calm. The haunted ancestral mansion, skulking servants, chinless aristocrats and a clueless bride get a delightful re-vamp in this briskly-paced spoof.
A Song For Desmond
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,020. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The second in the Steve Cannon Detective series, "A Song For Desmond, is a fast paced thriller that pays homage to the working professional musician in 1960's Las Vegas.
Cinema Detectives: Steel Toecaps
Series: Birmingham's Finest: The Cinema Detectives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 230. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When her uncle gets swindled out of big money, Rosa Pleck of the Cinema Detectives gets very angry, but her reaction leads the Cinema Detectives to be as astonished as you will be by the insane events that follow! From well-known cartoonist and author Chris Reynolds, this is a new "Cinema Detectives" novel. Download the free sample now!
Mark of The Beast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jackson Dark is a freelance graphic artist and creative writer, supplementing his income as a private investigator. Dark was in Los Angeles when his college friend, Attorney, Tommy C. Phillips II, was brutally murdered by Organized Crime figure named Frankie “The Beast” Calabrese. Now, the well-known, universally feared crime figure is laying claim to the entire city of Savannah.
Maverick Touch Jail Break
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016 by Art of Safkhet. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Nadia and Mr. A join the rest of the Maverick clan in one last adventure, Jail Break!
Copper Hill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016 by Bly Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
In the copper hills of Jerome, Arizona, one man's death could be his fortune. Husband and wife writing team, Tony and Price Shadowbrook, run into the strange traveler who carries his own tombstone in the back of his truck. It's engraved with the quickly approaching date of his death. Meanwhile, wedding plans for their son reach crisis level and Tony's friend sits in Jerome jail accused of murder.
The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries Box Set Books 4-6
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,540. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Books 4-6 of The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries--DYING TO REMEMBER, DYING TO BE MURDERED, and DYING TO GET HER MAN are collected in one volume. The adventures of aspiring mystery writer Jennifer Marsh continue in these volumes as she reluctantly attends her high school reunion, chronicles the last hours of a socialite convinced she'll be murdered, and solves the mystery of "The Bride Who Died."
Who's Killing the Brooklyn Dodgers?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,690. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A one-time scrub for the Brooklyn Dodgers is shot to death in the Citi Field pressbox during a visit to New York City. Personal commitments force private investigator Paul Finley to look into the case, which soon blows up with the similar shootings of a restaurant cook on a subway station platform and an accountant on the West Side Highway.