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Gold Medal Threat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
When Casey and Johnny overhear assassins discussing “taking out” an Olympic gymnast just prior to the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, they team up with Chelsea and Samantha, and attempt foil the crime. Suspense, action and lots of fun combine as the team puts their lives in harms way to identify and stop the assassins, before it’s too late.
Bloodlinks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by Books We Love Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two years ago Garreth Mikaelian was turned into a vampire by the seductive Lane Barber. He tracked her to a small Kansas town and when she tried to kill him, killed her. He thought. But a call comes from his old partner in San Francisco that seems to indicate Lane is still alive. Garreth goes to San Francisco to find out. He determines that she *is* dead. But now someone is killing vampires...
He Will Restore
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,340. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Child Abuse. Rape. Robbery. Murder. Stories ripped from the headlines. From East Tennessee in 1877. The fictionalized retelling of the last days of the Brassell Brothers, and their attempts to rescue their sisters by any means, fair or foul.
The Rusty Final Problem: Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The story is an unique version of Conan Doyle's "The Final Problem" created with the help of Dialectizer. We bet you've never read before Sherlock Holmes talking Jive or Doctor Watson talking Redneck. This version will help you to look at "The Final Problem" from an unexpected angle and to appreciate it more. No offense to people who talk featured dialects intended.
Falcon's Bend Series, Book 3: The Fifteenth Letter
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Series: Falcon's Bend, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
For the past fifteen years, on the anniversary of his arrest for armed robbery, Zeke Carfi has received a threatening letter signed by the wife of his deceased partner in crime.
The Grass Always Dies
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Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mashups
Short story. Is it right to tell tales or not? What will happen if you do? The moral dilemma of whether to tell the tale or not; the moral dilemma of whether to stop someone hurting others. What is right, when is it right? Macabre ending
Riverside Mystery
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You set the price! Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Book 2 of the detective Michael Mysteries. Failing to find any leads to the murder cult BRC, Private detective Michael decides to take a break at the fishing village but when a hired gunmen from his last case floats down the river as he fished, he is immediately swept back into the world of shadows and evil.
Dead Men and Cats
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Megan Albright and Janie Sampson discover a dead man and a live, calico kitten floating in an old rowboat the serenity of the quiet community of Shadow Island is shattered. Then, Dan Uley, a close friend, is murdered. Doubting the sheriff's willingness to find the killer, they know they must do it for there is no telling who will be the next to die.
Far Out! 3
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this story about detective Jack and his partner as they go up against a vampire who has a thirst for blood and kills various unsuspecting victims in the city.
Ashes to Ashes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,450. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A woman must solve her parent's mysterious death before she suffers the same fate.
Cold Pulp Trio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,260. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three hard-boiled stories that hark back to the days of pulp fiction. Meet private dick Jay Dafoe. He’s in a dirty business, and cold hard cash has always made up for twinges his conscience might occasionally feel. Ben Andropov is a cop. The bosses are management, and the beat is the moon. Management wants order and doesn’t care how it’s kept. Cold Pulp Trio is hard-boiled American noir.
Scrambled Hard-Boiled
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Mickey Spillane meets the Canterbury Tales. When you need to hire a bastard to get the job done, contact Jay Dafoe, private investigator. He’s in the Yellow Pages. Dafoe is an unscrupulous, greedy, profane man. His only redeeming feature is that he’s brutally honest both about his amoral nature and in his sardonic observations of the dark side of the world he has embraced. Nothing is sacred.
The Singing Shooters
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Series: Natalie Dvorak Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Detective Sergeant Natalie Dvorak is back. Following a suspension after closing The Mercury Man case, Dvorak is soon on the trail of a pair of brutal killers whose crime intrudes on her tangled romantic life. A demo tape linked to the suspects contains racist music and puts the Vermont State Police on guard. These armed and dangerous killers will never surrender.
Mr. Tea and the Traveling Teacup
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012 by Cozy Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's not that Mr. T! It's a psychic macaw and he's the mascot at a local teahouse where he makes predictions about all the guests! Maybe his owners--two sisters--should pay attention if they know what's good for them!
An Ol' Red-headed Gang: Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The story is an unique version of Conan Doyle's "The Adventure of Red-headed League" created with the help of Dialectizer. You've never read before Sherlock Holmes talking Jive or Doctor Watson talking Redneck. This version will help you to look at "An Ol' red-headed Gang" from an unexpected angle and to appreciate it more. No offense to people who talk featured dialects intended.
خان السلمان
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: Arabic. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
تدور الرواية في جزئها الاول في معظمها في مضيف مغمور و مقفر بجانب الطريق السريع يدعى خان السلمان بني في ذكرى الامير سلمان الذي توفي هناك من زمن بعيد
Murder at Amston Lake
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Series: Amston Lake, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,990. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dirk Adler, a retired Systems Programmer and troubleshooter, finds a dead body in an abandoned stone foundation near Amston Lake, CT. Not content to wait for the police investigation, he follows a trail that leads from Hebron to Manchester to Martha's Vineyard and back. Join Dirk, his girlfriend Margot, and his pet pig Wendell as they attempt to uncover the reason for the murder and to stay alive!
The Molotov Box
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,220. Language: American English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When FBI lawyer Gaby Bernard answered a legal question about a murder in a Memphis freight yard she was only looking for more excitement and a job in the field but this is way more than she bargained for. Caught in the crossfire between an infamous assassin and the Russian mob that has marked him for death, Gaby must put her trust in training she has rarely used and a new partner she barely knows.
Sheldrake Hymes Spoof Sleuth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,630. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
221B Baker Street, London, the address of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. But what if someone with a similar name moved in to 221A and persuaded a friend to act the part of Doctor Watson? Clients could very easily ring the wrong doorbell. And if the 'doctor' took his part rather seriously, by not only recording their adventures but also taking on a few patients, well that was his business.
Counting on Danger: A Jaswinder Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Third book in the Jaswinder Mystery Series. Jaswinder and Manisha embark on a much needed getaway vacation to Las Vegas. A lost suitcase causes them to run afoul of a nasty group of criminal gamblers. Manisha is kidnapped but Jaswinder struggles to interest local law enforcement who think Manisha is just living it up in Vegas.