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Specterworld
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Series: Interworld, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Grimoire Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
First there was a break-in at the Tool Works Plant, followed by a breakdown of security mechs and a general break-up of the beleaguered burg’s complacent conformity. And now the Mayor is gone – dissolved along with the top two levels of City Hall. For Chief of Security Plus, Tom Dunjer, the key to Happy City’s unhappiness can be found in the Specterworld – a phantom stratum from a bygone time.
Outerworld
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Series: Interworld, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Grimoire Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
They framed Dunjer as professionally as if he’d been a Picasso original – the dead gang boss, the looted safe – and the evidence that could clear him was long gone, into the enemy states of the Outerworld.
Sanditon Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne
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Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Yet again, Reverend Lyle Thorne is called upon to aid among others... the local Constabulary and the Archbishop of Canterbury. He must pit his wits against those who would try to avoid justice and bring to a satisfying conclusion a Civil War murder over 200 years old. Five stories await your perusal. Can you find the clues that will lead you to the criminals/ murderers?
Interworld
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Series: Interworld, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Grimoire Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Tom Dunjer, Chief of Security Plus, didn't even know what Linzeteum was. But someone had broken into his vaults, floored his robots and disappeared the stuff. Dunjer's only chance was to find the Linzeteum before word got out that he'd lost it. But this meant venturing into Interworld, a journey that turned into a nightmare odyssey and sent him ripping through very the fabric of the universe.
Disillusioned
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Disillusioned gives insight into how people can be destroyed by bad decisions, changing them forever. The characters appeared in unidentified person in Italy. The main character was kidnapped by a person believed to be a serial killer. The kidnapper writes a journal to explain his actions hoping to convince her to return to help him. Will her return set him free? What effect will it have on her?
Unidentified Person In Italy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,400. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Leslie Lotton attends summer school in Italy. Students live in a beautiful villa whose owners hold dark secrets. She is confronted with a roommate involved a drug ring, then stalked, kidnapped, escapes and leaves Italy. The Italian police arrest a suspected serial killer who was possibly her captor. The police request she return to assist them. Will her return free a guilty or innocent man?
Follow the Palm (Charlotte Diamond Mysteries Book 9)
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Series: Charlotte Diamond Msyteries, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,740. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The ninth Charlotte Diamond mystery finds retired FBI senior agent Charlotte Diamond contemplating too many coincidences in what should be two separate mysteries. The mysteries start with two murders and the uncovering of a illegal drug distribution ring in what should be a bucolic, out-of-the-way place, the Curtain Call movie folks retirement community in Hopewell on the Choptank in Maryland.
Never-Ending Tree House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For Samantha the tree house at the bottom of her garden represents far more than mouldy wood and rusted nails. It holds deep and dark memories. Of times she would rather forget. A story of tragedy, long-ago repressed. Never-Ending Tree House: A Short Story.
emerging College Sex Rules, Recently retired campus cop Jack McNmara is searching for college sophomore Emma Macaulay, the granddaughter of an old friend. His investigation takes him through the coastal towns of Massachusetts and into the dorm rooms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When does sex become rape? This is the central question that arises when retired cop Jack McNamara's investigation of a missing student takes him through a college campus, its dorms, and the minds of its sexually active students.
Vérvonal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,240. Language: Hungarian. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Minden utazó bejárja önmagát, és minden kereső a saját mélyében rejtőzőre is bukkan egy kicsit. Ám van, akinek az útját egyik oldalról összemarcangolt emberek és megnyomorított életek, a másik oldalról különös alakok szegélyezik. Rocco izgalmas történetét nem könnyű skatulyákba sorolni, mert joggal viselheti a "lélektani", a "thriller" és az "útleírás" címkéket is.
Hid Wounded Reb
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Series: Somerset, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kelly is haunted by the mysterious involvement of her landlord’s ancestor with a wounded soldier in 1863, while her boyfriend researches the unsolved murder of an unidentified horseman in that same Kentucky community a few years after the Civil War. As Kelly and Mitch assist each other’s research, tantalizing discoveries seem to connect their subjects.
The Barefoot Stiff
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
Fair Wind to Bahia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,680. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Shipwrecked on a Brazilian beach in the year 1834, two couples stumble onto a plantation where they find a knife in the owner's back. Harrowing encounters with Indians, escaped slaves and ruthless landlords conspiring to assassinate eight-year old future leader, Dom Pedro II, lead to a dangerous transfusion to save the cholera-stricken young prince.
The Forth Conspiracy
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
William Darmon and his wife Elizabeth, owners of Mayfair Hall, fall victim to rival Forth family who introduce a bill into Parliament called the Writ of Confiscation. It will repossess the Darmon's ancestral home unless they can find their missing deed. A late family friend hid the document on a trip to Egypt decades earlier, leaving a clue to its location only visible in the night sky of 1825.
Treated as Murder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Set in 1931, Edith Horton is a former VAD who finds herself not only struggling with her inner demons, but with the presence of evil in her village in the Yorkshire Dales. Her brother is suspected of murdering an elderly wealthy widow, and sins of the past have echoes in her life and the lives of those close to her.
Murder Gentilissimi (Murder Most Kind)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this work of historical fiction true to the Venice of the sixteenth century, Reginaldo Morosini, full-time schoolmaster and part-time special consulting investigator for Venice's Council of Ten, investigates the murder of a young member of Venice's patrician society. In the course of that investigation, he unravels a political conspiracy that involves the death of five others.
A Ghost of a Chance - A Dan Rhodes Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,020. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this tenth installment of the Sheriff Dan Rhodes series, the Blacklin County Texas law enforcer is back to solve even more mysteries. No one at the jailhouse is laughing. Not only is the jailhouse itself rumored to be haunted, but a mysterious corpse is found in an open grave in the neighboring town. Rhodes uses his laid back sleuthing skills to find the answers to these puzzling events.
The Bug Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
There are several million different species of insects on the planet, but not all are welcome. A number are found in homes and can be eliminated by pest control companies. This story deals with a different type of pest, men that abuse women. The Bug Man, Walter Walthorpe, deals with both six-legged and two-legged varieties and has some very different ideas on how to eliminate them .....
The Root of Evil
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Another murder? A treasure hunt? What next? Zita Stillman and her lifelong friend Zinnia Blossom Winwood become embroiled yet again in the unexpected events in the small town of Arbor Vale, Wisconsin. Another mysterious guest at Zita’s bed-and-breakfast? A gruesome discovery in the attic of the Arbor Vale Hotel? And what about Pearl and Ruby, the two ‘eccentric’ sisters who live there?
Crimes of Magic: The Witch's Artifact
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Price: Free! Words: 47,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Portland P.I. Rachel Chase and Professor Robert Walker investigate a case of alleged infidelity with a witch. A magical artifact stolen from the witch’s partner and a murder take them into the dangerous world of scientific magic. A touch of humor, a budding affection, a dose of magic, an element of danger, a bit of action, and a lot of sleuthing combine to make a modern, urban cozy mystery.