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Fibs, Lies and Alibis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,430. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Investigative journalist and sometimes marketing guru, Meg Witt travels to LaHava, New Mexico. She takes on a marketing job for the sole business owner of this company town. Upon presentation of the plan, he flings it at her, she leaves enraged. Days later, he's found dead and her husband is charged with his murder. Many wanted to end his tyranical reign, but they close ranks to protect their own.
Ties That Bind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,010. Language: American English. Published: September 6, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
~Full length romantic suspense~ Jo McDaniels uses a special tool in her job as an FBI profiler. She senses the victim's fear and pain before death. Sheriff Austin Garrett is willing to try anything to catch the vicious serial killer decapitating victims. Working together, they come closer to the killer with each body. But will the monster change the game and decide Jo would be the ultimate kill?
Getting Mad....and Even
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Investigative journalist, Meg Witt, looks into a story unfolding in her own Arizona backyard. A local company went from bankruptcy to an overnight success. Unraveling the truth has Meg spinning until some notes take her in a direction she never considered. They unwittingly help her uncover a couple of murders, but since that wasn't the intention of the sender ~ the next murder might be her own!
Press'd To Kill
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Series: The Preston Andrews Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
With just weeks before the biggest event of his life, everything goes wrong. In the midst of their celebration comes a terrible death, and that's just the beginning. Preston takes a life--now we have to figure out why. He could lose everything on this one!
Paris in the Spring
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Anthony’s life just got complicated. He loves his job. Unfortunately, he can’t share the details of that job with anyone. That hasn’t ever really bothered Anthony, until he meets Annette. Annette is a famous film star, and as unlikely as it seemed—even to Anthony—they enjoy each other’s company and begin a long distance relationship. As it turns out, Annette also has secrets to keep.
Bohemia by the Bay
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Outbidding rivals for an obscure turn-of-the century painting, San Francisco art dealer and man-about-town Mal Gerard finds himself implicated in a string of art thefts and murders after a competitor is found dead in his favorite recliner. Now the lead suspect, Mal and hipster girlfriend Nina Farkis dodge cops and crooks to prove his innocence and stay alive in this modern noir mystery.
Picked Off On Pole (Stroll Jardine mystery 2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The leader of the pack dies in a fireball. Are there greater stakes in play than those of which he was aware?
Hoodoos
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Series: Dan Allex mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,130. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hoodoos is the second book in the series of Dan Allex mysteries. This thriller takes place in the mountains of southern Utah and the action continues into Las Vegas. Ex-sheriff Dan and his friends have an unusual crime to solve with too many suspects. The story takes place around ancient monuments and once again the legend of the Hoodoos, or stone people, comes true. Join the adventure.
Bitter Sweet: The Fifth Samantha Sweet Mystery
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Series: The Samantha Sweet Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,260. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s the wedding season at Sweet’s Sweets and Sam scrambles to stay ahead of the rush of bakery orders. Her side job—breaking into houses—isn’t allowing much time off either. Not to mention that her mother is pressuring Sam and Beau to set their wedding date. When two older women suddenly die and Sam and Beau begin to investigate, they suddenly realize Beau's mother may have been a victim too.
Choice Cuts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Clifford’s debut short story collection Choice Cuts mines the fractured territory of the marginalized, misanthropic, and short-changed. From morally bereft television producers desperate for a hit, to veterans suffering psychotic splits, Clifford delves into the madness and desperation that plague those living on the edge, while never surrendering the search for the light that guides us all.
Living and Dying in the Hamptons
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Price: Free! Words: 60,560. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.45 from 11 reviews)
Reid Larson's life becomes a whirlwind of adventure when she lands the job of her dreams at an art gallery in the Hamptons. But when the gallery she works for suddenly becomes the center of a murder investigation and an art theft scandal, all eyes are on Reid. As if that's not enough, Reid discovers that not only do ghosts exist, but she can talk to them- whether she wants to or not.
Bar Scars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Snubnose Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Double-crosses gone wrong, underage lovers with overprotective brothers, fathers searching for their dead daughters. No one in Bar Scars gets away clean. In Korpon’s Baltimore, whiskey is thicker than blood and the most important question is where to hide the body. It doesn’t matter that these are the normal people you see every day, because whether they’re from a broken bottle of beer or the jagg
Come Out - Come Out
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jenny Burke, a young girl, is kidnapped and her mother murdered. Jenny's father, Jake Burke, a CIA agent, will stop at nothing to find her. Samantha Clarkson, a FBI agent, has been tracking the kidnapper and killer for sometime. Agent Clarkson and Jake join forces in the hunt for the perpetrator. The man who took Jenny has no motive other than to satisfy his sadistic desires.
Murder Begins at Home (A Novella)
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Series: Gertie Johnson Murder Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Gertie has her hands full with her 92-year-old M-I-L, who is writing a guide to controlling husbands and using local examples. Then an old-timer goes missing and winds up right next to a dead body with the murder weapon clutched in his fist. Soon Gertie will have a few behind-the-scenes relationship stories of her own. She doesn’t know it yet, but living to tell them is going to be the tricky part
Room At The Inn
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Series: The Jeff Resnick Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jeff and Maggie head to a Vermont inn for a working vacation, but when a guest is murdered, they must use all their wits to bring a ruthless killer to justice.
Sherlock Holmes Remastered: A Study in Scarlet
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Price: Free! Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A new version of the very first Sherlock Holmes story ever published. This version is Remastered to make the classic text more accessible to a new generation of readers.
Death at the Whistling Swan
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Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: American English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
~ Temporarily free mystery short ~ A curious fellow and interested in a certain young woman, I attended a poetry reading. The poet was entertaining, but my attention drifted to Liz. The next morning I learned of the poet's death from a fellow faculty member. Concerned for Liz, I decided to discover what happened. How could a poet's death be related to the issue of tenure? Join me and find out.
Cursed Days
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Series: Trilogy of the Chosen, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,690. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012 by Suspense Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Cryptic messages written in Old Testament languages. A pleading from the Vatican. The probability of terrorist involvement. The Phantom Squad must search for the Ark of the Covenant, but they’re not alone. The only rules to the search: The Chosen One must take the ones who came before him. His only warning: Evil Finds A Way! Welcome to “Cursed Days,” where every day could be the last.
Johnny Walker's Green
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Julie's back in the third Julie McNamara Mystery! Who is that beautiful woman stirring up the crowd at Occupy Los Angeles, and why is she so determined to change the Constitution? Has Johnny gotten himself mixed up with a terrorist? Will Julie finally hear wedding bells? Find out in Johnny Walker's Green!
The Men's Club
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Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
All Ben Hood wanted was a quiet holiday by the sea. He didn’t want to spend time protecting beautiful women, repeatedly getting into fights or analysing bizarre death scenes. He didn’t want to be stalked and shot at by a hit man. Ben therefore, picked a remote coastal town in Australia where none of these things could possibly happen. Guess what?