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A Pain In The Arts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Sally Croft and her unborn son are brutally murdered. The cops have arrested someone, but Sally's husband Daniel is convinced they've got the wrong person. He tracks the man he thinks is responsible to Far North Queensland, Australia and sets about collecting evidence.
Soon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A young teenage boy must defend his mother and dog from evil. Sometimes life asks you grow up quickly, this is one of those times.
Tinseltown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by James Reasoner. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Carrie Fleming was on the run from a mysterious stalker. The young cowboy known only as Pecos found the last vestiges of the Old West in 1920s Hollywood. Fate brought them together at Christmas, when the only gifts that mattered to Pecos were winning Carrie's heart—and saving her life! **Sweet
Test Scores: A Kyle Shannon Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,240. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kyle Shannon, working for School District 1926, discovers that education is like everything else. The people involved can be Grade A or rotten to the Common Core. The sad truth is that not knowing the answers can lead to murder and test scores don’t tell the whole story.
Famous Penultimate Words
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,840. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Just a normal young woman, with a couple or four boyfriend mistakes behind her, Adie Wilding is living an ordinary life when she’s shot on a busy London street, dies, and is revived. So far, a busier day than expected. Then she meets to-die-for Nathan Crawford, and together they unravel the motives behind the shooting. A light and charming mystery—even as the body count rises!
Taming of the T-Bird - an Emily Trace Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A small town carpenter comes to detective Emily Trace with a car problem which she suspects is more than mechanical. In her quest to tame the errant T-Bird, Emily becomes embroiled in murder and arson, and encounters an alien megalomaniac and his minions who have designs to take over the planet. It’s up to Emily – with a lot of help from her friends – to thwart their evil schemes.
Ransom, P.I. - The Complete Trilogy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,430. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Port Vendre Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Paris, 1945. Foreigner and struggling Private Investigator Daniel Ransom takes a missing persons case that seems like any other. Before long, however, things begin to look a bit more serious, a bit more…sinister. Can Daniel crack the case and find the missing person before it’s too late?
Ransom, P.I. ( Volume Three - La Mort de Tous)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Port Vendre Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Things just keep getting worse for private eye Daniel Ransom. After the death of his client and one-time lover led him to become embroiled in a terrifying new religious ceremony where pretty much everyone and everything wants him dead, he now has to try to stop a human sacrifice and get to the root of all of the evils that are befalling France in the wake of World War II. No simple task, indeed.
Ransom, P.I. ( Volume Two - Dark Corners)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Port Vendre Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Daniel Ransom, failed novelist and current private investigator, has had a bad week. After the shocking death of Nicole Faure, the one-time love of his life, Daniel reluctantly continues his investigation into the disappearance of Nicole’s brother. He’s hoping for a quick and easy case, so that he can get out of France and never look back. Can Daniel crack the case?
Ransom, P.I. (Volume One - Dead Eyes)
Price: Free! Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Port Vendre Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Paris, 1945. Foreigner and struggling Private Investigator Daniel Ransom takes a missing persons case that seems like any other. Before long, however, things begin to look a bit more serious, a bit more…sinister. Can Daniel crack the case and find the missing person before it’s too late?
A Shocking Experience
Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
July 28th, 1999 was a year to never forget. A two year deputy sheriff working the mid-shift comes face to face with death. The threat he faces is not from any criminal on the street. His arch enemy this night is Mother Nature. You don't want to mess with Mother Nature!
Drop Dead Punk
Series: A Coleridge Taylor Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It’s 1975, and Pres. Ford refuses to bail out NYC, but newsman Coleridge Taylor has other worries. He needs his next scoop. He thinks he’s found it when a mugging leaves a punk and a cop dead. Only the punk was a good kid, and the NYPD thinks Officer Samantha Callahan abandoned her partner. Taylor falls for Samantha. A bad move. Her story has a mighty undertow, and Taylor is in over his head.
Tsunami Warning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The circus is coming to town and people keep dying. Jim and Kram are back in their second hilarious romp around their secluded Southeast Alaskan island.
Four Fingers Four Minute Mysteries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
14-plus murder mysteries, each solved in four minutes or less by a Key West original, an ex- NYPD homicide detective named Wharton “Four Fingers” Dalessandro. In between bar hopping, playing chess, and occasional housepainting jobs, he nails the bad guy (or gal). One finger missing on his right hand doesn’t get in the way of this leftie Sherlock Holmes. “Fun puzzlers.....
The Unwatched Kettle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,290. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
First entry in the new Phantom Cooks Mystery Series, three friends in Maine start a small catering business, but when a severed thumb turns up in their potato leek soup the women spend more time trying to stay out of jail than in the kitchen as they solve this lighthearted murder mystery.
Below Mile Zero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Key West is an end-of-the-road town and the reluctant hero in Below Mile Zero considered the island a safer clime than New Orleans. Or so it seemed until bullets started flying. Caught between bad guys, this drifter with no place left to drift must fight back, deal with betrayal, and come to terms with his past … or wake up dead.
Timely Escape (A Short Story)
Series: Megan Scott/Michael Elliott Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Megan Scott recognizes one of two notorious prison escapees and follows him through the Old Port of Montreal, convinced that her photographic evidence will lead to his capture. Just as the escapee disappears aboard a yacht in the marina, another man forces Megan aboard the same yacht at knifepoint. Gagged, tied, and terrified, she witnesses a murder. Will she be next?
Killer in Control (A Key West Mystery)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Kitt Morgan’s hope of a singing career dies after a botched surgery. Moving forward‚ she earns a job on her Iowa town’s police force‚ trying for a law enforcement career like her father’s. While on suspension for shooting an unarmed criminal‚ Kitt visits her sister at her Key West B&B. Here‚ she becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of Abra Barrie‚ a former B&B guest.
The Unused Prom Dress
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Police Officer Patti Johnson is torn between duty and lost love. The fugitive hiding in the ladies room of the Pizza Hut is the only man she ever loved. Has he come back to her and will all her dreams finally come true? A short story.
The Same Mistake Twice: A Diana Andrews Mystery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,160. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
For ten years the dead man lurked in an unmarked grave with a bullet in his head and no one to miss him. Now he has resurfaced, and the only clue to his identity is Diana's phone number freakishly preserved in his pocket. The police are demanding a list of her clients, and they threaten to stop looking the other way about her business. Diana must stall the cops and solve the case.