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The Collector
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Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
"Urban Fantasy Done Right!" "Like a gritty Sam Spade dropped into a really good X-Files episode" In Badhorn, weird is normal. So when Detective Raymond Montgomery and his partner, Wally, find a grisly murder victim with a monster movie fetish, it's just another day at the office, until they notice a few things are missing from the victim's collection...namely the monsters.
All or Nothing
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 87,310. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the ski resort of Pinetree, Colorado, a middle-aged lawyer collapses and dies. At first, the explanation seems obvious. There are just a couple of loose ends that don't quite make sense. But the more the police and his next of kin try to build a picture of how Matthew Chambers died, the more it seems like something is seriously wrong somewhere.
Courtney Case and the Missing Lemons: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
I never thought mum’s bad memory would lead me to another case. It was Friday evening. Mum had spent the afternoon gardening in the front yard and was enjoying a cup of tea. Dad was helping me with my homework. I would have been happy to leave it until bedtime Sunday night. Dad was aware of this and decided that we could get it all done tonight. And by “we”, I mean “me”. RL: 3.4 CCS exercises.
Clint Faraday Mysteries Book 49: Flowers for the Grave Collector's Edition
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Clint is visiting a friend near Mali when a young woman comes through gathering flowers for her mother's grave. She is found strangled in a shallow grave with some of those flowers on it. Clint investigates to find she was a nymphomaniac and knew it. She had her life exactly the way she wanted it..So who killed her? Why? The society is very tolerant of such things here. She was actually popular.
Clint Faraday Mysteries Book 48: Dead in the Water Collector's Edition
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An old ship suddenly is in Chiriqui Grande harbor. It disappeared in the Devil's Triangle more than 35 years ago. There are skeletons - and the recently murdered body of the captain aboard.
Kendall and Jamie Crack the Case: Educational Version
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Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven 15-minute mysteries: The Case of the Cats Claws, The Case of the Snoring Sleeper, The Case of the Pilgrim's Paper, The Case of the Sheep Stew, The Case of the Missing Miner, The Case of the Cowering Cat, The Case of the Cheater's Chili. Ages 8 and up Reading Level: 4.7 Includes Common Core exercises.
Murder Vows
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A cozy murder mystery with ghosts. Grace Abrahams helps ghosts – particularly those who were murdered. She meets the ghosts at storage locker auctions. In this story Grace meets the handsome Archie Goodwin. Archie was murdered a few hours after getting married to Jessie. Archie knows for certain that he was murdered, but he doesn’t know who would hate him enough to kill him.
History and Mystery, Oh My!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mystery and Horror, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Step back in time with History and Mystery, Oh My! All the stories in this anthology are set at least fifty years before publication. Find out why Caruso's tailor could never claim the famous tenor as a client. Walk with Caravaggio under the dome of Santa Maria del Popolo. Learn why Flash Gordon stopped filming.Turn a page and lose yourself in Victorian London, or tangle with WWII spies.
Murder Is Our Mascot
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Series: Schooled in Murder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,100. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A murdered coach and a missing counselor has thrown the school into a foreign curriculum of anger, fear, and suspicion. English teacher Emily Taylor is determined to prove that her missing friend is not a murderer. But if she's not, then who is? And where could her friend be? Emily finds herself scrambling for a new lesson plan to solve the murder...before the killer sets his own deadline!
Murder in Mayberry: Barney's Return
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 97,090. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the final book of the Murder in Mayberry trilogy, while Jason struggles to accept his recent divorce, Barney Fife returns to Mayberry to claim Jason’s job as Sheriff Taylor’s fulltime deputy. When one of Mayberry’s oldest, most disliked citizens is gruesomely murdered, the Sheriff’s Office swings into action.
The Orchid Garden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The child is called the “silent saint” by the members of ghost churches all over China, and her drawings are said to bring rain to parched fields and healing to both animals and people. Her attempted adoption by Susan Ramirez ended in chaos in Guangzhou's Orchid Garden, leading to Susan's death five years later. Kat Shahar wants to solve her aunt's death and bring Lei Ling home to America.
"Normal-PARA"
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Sammuel and Trisha are new to the paranormal investigative field in Portland, Oregon. Upon their hunt for Bigfoot in a forest, they make new friends...and find themselves in their own paranormal situation. One that is not typical of a search for Bigfoot!
Clint Faraday Mysteries Book 47: Dead Drunk Collector's Edition
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Clint gets a call before daylight. There is a problem with a dead drunk. Clint asks why he should be bothered with some drunk. Sergio says not that kind of a dead drunk. There was a body. Oh. That kind.
The Forlorn Maggie: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mystery
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Series: Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Fiona Conway, the Forlorn Maggie, seeks revenge against Fleet Footed Fleet, the savage mastermind of the B.M.C. Durfee Mutiny, Lizzie Borden must summon all of her courage and confront her own dark secret. Together with her pinchfisted father Andrew Borden, Lizzie explores Victorian New England's dark side. You have met Lizzie Borden before, but never like this!
Clint Faraday Mysteries Book 46: Dead Man's Moon Collector's Edition
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Clint is having a beer with Indio friends in Chiriqui Grande as a full moon rises over the Caribbean. There is a red spot on the moon. A friend says it is a dead man's moon. Someone will die by the knife. Clint goes to Cusapín - where a body awaits him A man stabbed to death. What did it have to do with laundering money and some lawyers?
Let It Shine (Shine On Series, Book Four)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,200. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When rum unexpectedly appears in Silas’s speakeasy, he is thrown back into the dark world of nightlife, liquor, and secrets. Unsure who is friend or foe, Emmie finds herself left alone. All around her, people are dropping hints about the man her husband has become in this big city. Emmie begins to wonder if her life as a newlywed has been as picture perfect as she once believed.
The Ghost of Christmas Past
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Series: The Star Elite. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Rupert has to visit the ghost from his past and persuade her to make a trip to London to her uncle’s sickbed. However, he is not prepared for the love that lingers between him and the woman he should have married four years ago. Can he keep her out of danger while persuading her to take a chance on him for a second time? Or will the evil French spy, Jacques Fornier tear them apart forever?
Ghosts of Shaolin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
James Wainwright always considered himself a working-class engineer playing at detective, never taking the vocation for more than an idle hobby and opportunity to test some of his steampunk inventions. His investigations have always been more of a means of humoring his business partner, idle toff Alton Bartleby. That was before his adopted daughter Xin Yan was taken.
Unfinished Business
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Series: Ace Stubble. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,990. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Everyone in the Dearborn family—the living, the dead, and the mentally ill—has a secret or two, and Ace Stubble can’t avoid getting caught up in all of them. It doesn’t help that the ghostly matriarch's granddaughter is willing to do anything to keep Ace from the truth. It’s all such a mess that no one—neither the living nor the dead—seems aware that there’s bigger trouble brewing in the house.
George Washington Stepped Here
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,020. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After working as a bookkeeper in her brother's private investigation firm for years, divorced soccer mom Karen Maxwell finally gets the chance to handle a case on her own. Her first assignment is to find out who has stolen the historical society's greatest treasure. Along the way she makes some new friends, one of whom is very attractive, unmarried, and unfortunately, a prime suspect in the case.