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They Gotta Sleep Sometime: Murder In Memphis
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Series: Murder In Memphis, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,300. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Memphis Police Lt. Julia Todd learns that three of her elderly aunt's classmates have died in their hospital beds within the past six months. Her investigation takes her to Central H.S., class of 1948, where she discovers a clique of bullies. Now sixty years later the dead bodies of these bullies are piling up. Todd and her team scramble to prevent a fourth murder, then a fifth.
Blue Bucket
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Tracking down a killer is not a part of Kit O’Maley’s life plan until she inherits a historic house in Oregon’s antique capital. Nosy neighbors have their own agendas, and her money-hungry kinfolk aren’t feeling that family love. To top it off, whispers from the past haunt her—a cache of gold nuggets, Oregon's lost Blue Bucket. Soon uncovering a murderer is a matter of life or death—hers.
A Silver Lining
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Months after her disappearance, the body of Maggie Monahan is found buried in a shallow grave less than fifty yards from her home. Homicide Detective Eugene Jerffries has a suspect - Sonja Monahan, the daughter-in-law of the deceased, but his chances of making an arrest are slim. Not only is the trail of evidence cold, but Sonja's husband, Jack, provides his wife with an undeniable alibi.
The Worth of Rubies - A Victorian Short Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Fiddlehead Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Noble ladies are falling victim to a string of brazen public jewelry robberies, but the inquisitive Miss Isabelle Strathmore suspects more is afoot than mere theft… A Victorian-set short mystery of approx. 5,000 words. Includes a bonus chapter of Anthea's RITA-nominated Victorian romantic adventure, PASSIONATE.
Trouble at the Manor
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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In the quiet English village of Lowenna, a local P.C. patrolling the harbor area finds a body covered in foam. Gia is the first to identify the victim who is from a small hamlet on a manor estate which is being pursued by investors. Gia has suspicions that the two events are connected, but while she investigates the murder, she also has to deal with something that may unhinge her marriage.
Gravedigger's Daughter (Novelette)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In a small town where women are forbidden to come too close to bloody arts, Seren secretly carries out her father’s legacy, preparing bodies for burial. When several townspeople suffer what looks like occult murders, Seren risks exposing her secret in order to help solve the mystery, even though it might cost her everything.
Tattered Lace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,820. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A mysterious letter draws Lizzy Stewart back to her grandparents’ deserted farm. It’s a call for help from a friend, one written twenty-five years ago. As she tries to solve the riddle of her friend's death, she's plagued by annoying neighbor Sam Craig. Soon unsettling occurrences around the farm force Lizzy to reconsider her return to the secluded setting. If she stays, will she end up dead, too?
Tragedy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by S & S P Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Chief Inspector Robert Casey had been retired only five weeks when the package arrived. The content would change the course of his retirement. This is the second short story in a new series taking the reader through the experiences of a career policeman from his initial investigation as a detective constable to his eventual retirement. However, his investigating days may not yet be over...
Invitation to Death
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An invitation to spend a weekend in paradise turns into a ticket to hell, bringing death and destruction. Against beautiful Hawaiian sunsets and crashing ocean waves, deadly passions arise when three couples vacation at an island condo. Relationships are difficult and sometimes a vacation can bring back the romance. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it’s an explosion of deadly passion.
Los ahorcados, novela negra
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Antes de arribar a los ciento cincuenta años, Mezquida confiesa a Orestes, un ex policía moribundo, los pormenores de un asesinato ocurrido medio siglo atrás; más que una confidencia, es un recuento de las motivaciones individuales de los personajes entrelazados a los hechos, dentro de un contexto de crítica social, lucha de supervivencia y conflictos del alma humana.
Murder Off Shadow Lane
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Murder investigators Dunning and Briggs uncover a high-level plot to cripple Pettrolius, Texas, for voting in a petroleum workers’ union.
Drawing Dead
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,120. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
When Teddy Sergeant met Sid, he had no idea how Sid's "special training" would affect his career as a poker player or private investigator. Preparing for and competing in the World Series of Poker is a major undertaking. Doing so while investigating a murder might be impossible for a lesser man. This story of romance, mystery, intrigue, and courtroom drama will contribute to sleepless nights.
The Button Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Gregory is a contract killer with a popular specialty. He kills people with kindness.
Names of the Dead
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,380. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 and represented by WH. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
If he can't have her, no one will. Award-winning journalist Darcy Mayhew thinks she has faced her worst nightmare when her beloved husband dies in a car accident. But after moving to New York City with her teenage son to begin their lives anew, she discovers she has a stalker. Not only is the worst yet to come, but her husband's death may not have been an accident after all.
Sara and the Cyber Psychic Squad (Book Four in the Series)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Sara, Kerri and her friend, Nick continue their adventures in their quest for justice. Becoming a target, following involvement in cracking a drug related case, they are placed in the Federal Witness Protection Program. Yet, with the FBI wanting to know more about their mysterious powers, they are forced to escape on their own and as far away as England to perpetuate their secrecy.
Shadows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,180. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
She is a single mother and a homicide cop. She's back on the case after the horrible accident that almost claimed her life. An accident that wasn't an accident at all....and her name is Amy Morgan. She is a single mother and a homicide cop. She is back on the case after a the horrible accident that almost claimed her life. Now is the time he wants her to find him: he needs her to know what he's
Clearwater Intrigue
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Series: Clearwater, Book 9. Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 51,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carol Bailey is back and needs Joe to help her get her brother back from a ruthless gang of kidnappers. Max has disappeared. Janille needs help robbing a bank. Mia is making plans that require more space and a better education. Frank has suffered a little set back. A commune has its sights on Sean Toler. Billy Ray solves a case by himself. And Joe is in trouble with the FBI. Another fanciful romp!
A Suitcase Full Of Blood. A Philip Eckstein Thriller
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Series: A Philip Eckstein Thriller, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Philip Eckstein is a private detective in Berlin. Not the usual sort, as you will notice quickly. One evening he finds this cool blonde, Amanda, standing in his doorway. She claims to have lost her brother and needs Eckstein to find him. A seemingly simple job which ends in a wild chase full of dead bodies and the hunt for a suitcase full of blood.
Schöne Leichen. Ein Lisa Becker Krimi
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Series: Ein Lisa Becker Krimi, Book 2. Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 55,530. Language: German. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Die schwergewichtige Berliner Hauptkommissarin Lisa Becker und ihr Partner für alle Lebenslagen, Fabian Zonk, ermitteln wieder. Diesmal werden junge Männer in ihren Betten gefunden - tot, nackt und zum Anbeißen schön. Die Spur führt ins Fandango, ein Künstlerhaus ähnlich wie das berühmte Tacheles.
Halbe Leichen. Ein Lisa Becker Krimi
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Series: Ein Lisa Becker Krimi, Book 1. Price: $4.08 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: German. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Oberkommissarin Lisa Becker ist schwer angefressen: Ihre Badezimmerwaage wird immer unverschämter, ihr netter Nachbar wird allmählich aufdringlich, ihr sexy Kollege ist nicht aufdringlich genug, eine streunende Katze macht sich bei ihr breit – und dann ist da noch dieser Serienkiller, der überall in Berlin Menschen im Schlaf enthauptet. Ein ungewöhnlicher Berlin-Krimi mit 10 Farbbildern.