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The Prawn Identity by Morgana Best
Series: Australian Amateur Sleuth. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,300. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
No sooner have honeymooners booked in to start their married life in bliss, when a tragic accident befalls one of them after a breakfast of prawns. The authorities move to shut down the boarding house for safety reasons.What with Blake’s ex-girlfriend coming back to town, and a rival boarding house opening up nearby, can Sibyl keep a cool head, solve the murder, and save the boarding house?
Once Craved (a Riley Paige Mystery--Book #3) by Blake Pierce
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
ONCE CRAVED is book #3 in the bestselling Riley Paige mystery series, which begins with ONCE GONE (Book #1)—a free download!
Eidophusikon by Jack Masters
You set the price! Words: 59,860. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A private investigator disappears, leaving behind a cryptic text that leads her brother on a strange and perilous search.
Killing With Confidence by Matt Bendoris
Price: Free! Words: 58,010. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A serial killer who uses self-help motivational books to become a better murderer. The brutal death of a glamorous self-made millionairess. And an ageing, technophobic investigative journalist April Lavender with her young side-kick Connor Presley determined to crack the case – even if it kills them.
Brink of the Blue by Janice Gallen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,930. Language: Australian English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Meg and Clyde go on a cruise with Clyde’s brother, Mick, things start to go awry. Mick falls for Josie, but Meg spots her as a con artist. Clyde meets Jim Morrison who says he’s a reporter, but his actions don’t jell. The mayhem escalates when Meg meets Tina. Then Meg senses her cabin has been burgled. Are Meg and Clyde’s lives in danger? Can they depend on ship security? Who is Jim Morrison
The Lost Treasure Map 6 by V Bertolaccini
Series: The Lost Treasure Map. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A classic high quality action-packed treasure quest thriller of a detective agency searching for ancient lost treasures after the discovery of ancient maps and legends, and strange unidentified hauntings, and they discover the source deep beneath the ground, and an extraordinary ghostly alien energy formation, hidden away in a cavity for millions of years, trapped in reality, in this universe!
The House Sitter by Jill Barry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,550. Language: British English. Published: July 20, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
How much should you entrust to your house sitter? Your dog? Your clothes and jewellery? Your husband? When Suzanne and Eddie decide to move house, they neglect to confide in their house sitter, Ruth. A series of unfortunate events seem destined to ruin the couple’s plans, especially when they go away, leaving Ruth in charge. Her creepy, manipulative intrusion into her friends’ lives begins...
DRIVEN TO RAGE by Carol Anita Sheldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this mystery of a family divided we see brother set against brother, and wife against husband. It's Michigan's Copper Country, in the early 1900s. Why does one of the brothers disappear for so long, and where does he go? There's a deliberate explosion in the mine. Will Sheriff Foster discover who caused it? We meet two strong women from different worlds who foment the 1913 strike.
"Visitors' Arrival: Book 3 of the Lunar series" by scifiguy3553
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 24,570. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Set in 2217; when the solar system-wide government, the Sol Governance, is confronted with the arrival of aliens that came by Light! Admiral Reshma Shan is the lead Governance officer.
A Hollow Cup by Alan Thompson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A story of love and hate, race and discrimination, crime and passion, murder and revenge in the South.
Those Who Wore the Mask by Mayakaddah
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 35,940. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Tim, is a writer, lived his life with an old memory that never left him. He gets hit by a writer's block and decides to leave his comfort zone and visit Lakeshore town. He accidently ends up living a week with strange people, who carried a dark secret. Upon discovering it he changes their lives and they change his.
The Unexpected Ally by Sarah Woodbury
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,870. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
March 1147. Assassination, espionage, betrayal. King Owain has ridden east to confront King Madog of Powys with the attempt on the life of his son. Rhys, now abbot of St. Kentigern’s monastery, is desperate to broker a deal. When the body of a royal spy is found, it is up to Gareth and Gwen to find the killer before the wrong man is hanged—and a country lost.
The Dream Ender (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #11) by Dorien Grey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When rugged construction worker and biker Cal Hysong is killed, Dick knows the reason. Cal was widely suspected of deliberately spreading AIDS to other gay men. Like the rest of the gay community, Dick's initial reaction is “good riddance.” But when Jake Jacobson and Jared Martinson, two of Dick’s closest friends, become suspects, the case turns personal...
The Turkey Wore Satin by J.J. Brass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Thanksgiving at Mayfair Manor is an elegant affair: polished silver, sparkling crystal, not to mention the Amazing Annual Mayfair Family Drag Show! But when the perennial winner drops dead before the performance, can the newest member of the Mayfair family prove it was murder… and figure out whodunit? A Thanksgiving tale of murder, mayhem, and Mayfair family traditions!
Mu Arae by E. R. Mason
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
It would take a dangerous rendezvous in warped time and space just to confirm the legend of a lost world, and trying to set foot on it promised even greater peril. Join Adrian Tarn and R.J. Smith as they dare to tempt fate on a mission filled with mysteries from the future and dangers from the present. (standalone, Adrian Tarn series #5)
Reunion: An Abby Chilton Novel by Doug Romig
Series: Abby Chilton Novels. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,630. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
FBI profiler Abby Chilton is back and getting into the mind of another killer. Twenty-somethings are dying to get to their ten-year high school reunion - literally. All the cool kids from ten years ago - the ones who tortured everyone - are turning up dead from mysterious strokes. Abby and her new partner, Seneca Jenks, must follow the trail of bodies leading up to the Reunion.
Mystery at Bristol Square by D.R. Avery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
What were four skeletons doing in a pit out at the Bristol Square construction site? And why were two retired police officers trying to block Detective Danny Williams and her lover, Monica Wilks-Jordan, from identifying the skeletons and the artifacts found in the pit? And finally what did it all have to do with race riots in 1967?
Aggie & Agent X - The Mandarin Mystery by Gary Alan Ruse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Aggie & Agent X - The Mandarin Mystery. The second mission for young CIA officer Agnes Westfeld and her alien detective partner, Agent X is a baffling mystery with more danger and excitement than the first. A science fiction mystery with humor, thrills and chills.
Alma 2.718 by Javier Font Combarros
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: Spanish. Published: July 18, 2016 by grietaeditorial. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Alma 2.718, novela distópica y detectivesca dentro del género de ciencia ficción donde sus protagonistas vivirán el espejismo de la felicidad y el dolor a partes iguales, un viaje galáctico y sedante en el que autor crea un entramado de personajes atípicos dentro de ambientes futuristas que recuerdan a Blade Runner o Matrix.
Deadly Secrets by Laura Tyler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,010. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Newly divorced, Miranda Hannigan, steps out of the courthouse hoping for a new life and is nearly run down by a hit and run driver. Does someone want Miranda dead? Her mother thinks so and worse yet, she believes that Miranda is being hunted by the same people who killed her Grandmother. What is a woman to do but face the danger head on with humor, an old flame, new friends, and a ghost or two.