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The STAC Christmas Collection (STAC Boxset #1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,110. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This Christmas Collection brings together three titles from the STAC 3rd Age Mystery novels for the first time. A Murder For Christmas is the fourth in the series, Murder at the Murder Mystery Weekend is the fifth, and Christmas Crackers is the tenth.
Dead False
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Tessellate Media. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A mystery for Shakespeare aficionados and a must-read for fans of noir crime fiction. A manuscript worth killing for.
Coda
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder followed Albert around the world, from one concert stage to another, like a string of blood-red pearls, forcing him out of his academic womb, naked and exposed, trailing him to the edge of the abyss. Now, in Oxburgh Hall - more a place of the past than the present - he'd finally found a place where death couldn't find him. Then it did
The Woman Behind the Curtain
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora Skammelsen returns home to her parents to unwind after her harrowing experiences in volume one, but life in the sleepy suburb seems tedious and repetitive - until the morning when a neighbour does not draw her bedroom curtains. This short story describes one week in Tora's life. It takes the reader to events right after "North Sea Cottage", and can be read as a stand-alone.
Kvinden bag gardinet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: Danish. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora Skammelsen nr 2. Tora er hjemme hos sine forældre i Aalborg for at sunde sig oven på de voldsomme oplevelser i Huset ved havet, men tilværelsen på Herningvej er trist og triviel, lige indtil den morgen, hvor genboen ikke trækker gardinet fra.
She Never Came Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Alice loses her job and her home, she is forced to move into an old farmhouse with her husband and her dog. She is determined to make the most of the situation - until she starts to hear the voice of a young girl in the middle of the night. Should Alice follow her instinct and leave the p, or should she stay and find out what happened to the little girl forty years ago?
Murder Me Monkey: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide 10
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Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The circus has come to town. Instead of laughter rising from the tent there's a single gun shot. A training session has gone terribly wrong, as someone has replaced the blanks in the gun with real bullets and Blondie the Orangutan has committed murder. Was it the assistant trainer or the ex-wife who owns the circus. Blondie didn't act alone and it's up to Lt. Joe Novelli to figure it out.
Death and White Diamonds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,890. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A comedy of errors lands Ritchie wondering where his girlfriend's body is, did he kill her or did someone else and how does he get the scent out of his head?
Black Beans & Venom
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Series: Carol Sabala Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,000. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
No one wants P.I. Carol Sabala to take the case. Her boss is apprehensive about an illegal investigation in Cuba. Carol’s boyfriend worries about her physical safety. But the client is rolling in dough, the office has unpaid bills, and Carol chafes under the mundane tasks assigned to her. Carol sets off to track down the client's daughter, who is also pursued by a sociopathic boyfriend.
A Dangerous Shelter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Late for work again, Lou Calvino receives an ominous warning from his boss, Jack Walensky, chief editor of the Westridge Tribune. Walensky gives Lou an ultimatum, find a hard-hitting story or his twenty-five-year career as an investigative journalist is history. To Lou, his life is already over.
The Rat-Taker
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set in 14th Century London in the time of the Great Pestilence, THE RAT-TAKER is about an obsessive love and a tragic event coiled into one mystery. Simon the Rat-Taker is a man obsessed by a terror that he cannot remember. Driven by the question “What did happen?” he attempts to recall the truth by dictating to his scribe the events of the day that began it all: the day the rats began to die.
Secrets And Sinners
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Some skeletons are best left rattling in the closet. Cristina is hired by a crime agency to investigate the death of lawyer. Along the way she meets her boyfriend who claims to know the identity of the killer. He refuses to reveal it as he is worn to secrecy. He also reveals a secret which forces Cristina to re-think their relationship. Why is he protecting the killer? And what other secrets is
Fine Dining
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Trudie Fine’s good friend May is discovered sitting by the body of her dead brother, holding a bloody knife, the case seems as cut and dried as sliced okra. Trudie believes in her friend and sets out to prove May’s innocence. But if May isn’t the killer, who is? Trudie's sleuthing plunges her into a jambalaya of dangerous waters. Recipes included!
The Fantasy Book Murders
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,550. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
After a famous fantasy writer is murdered in his castle-like mansion, two unlikely investigators discover a pattern of murders suggesting a serial killer. They research the killings, starting with the most recent and working back into the past. Danger mounts as they uncover the backgrounds of the victims and the truth begins to resemble the fantasy writer's most bizarre and horrific fiction.
Personal Shopper (A Belinda & Bennett Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story featuring characters from The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries. In this short, Jonas gets some help with his wardrobe. Includes a sample of Overkill, coming January 2015!
The Frank Powell Casebook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Frank Powell, Chicago’s finest detective, is at it again. This time, he is working some of his toughest cases. He travels to southern Illinois to solve the case of a vicious murderer known to the press as “The Plumber”; he discovers that a stolen cellphone is the impetus for murder, and investigates a bizarre killer with a vendetta rolling down the streets of Chicago.
Spam up your Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A man bound to a wheelchair receives a strange email one day. A message pertaining to his exact situation that promises a treatment for his paralysis. There's no reason to assume that it is anything but spam. But deleting that message leads to a bizarre series of events that defy explanation. Who is sending him these messages? And could the treatment they speak of actually be really?
Рыдания усопших
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: Russian. Published: December 14, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
„Рыдания усопших“ – калейдоскоп мистических загадок, черных открытий и страшных тайн. Месть и слезы, ведовство и предательство, каббала и некромантия переплелись на страницах книги и доставят истинное удовольствие поклонникам „черного“ жанра. Казнивший жену неудачник, оскорбленный хозяин склепа, сумасшедший ученый, старый некромант и жертва крематория... Каждая из 11-ти „темных историй“ предостави
The Message
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Price: Free! Words: 62,280. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The Message is a psychological thriller. A surgeon and her husband are having relationship difficulties, and their six year-old son is part of the problem. He was born with neurological abnormalities, and has special needs. After a blazing row, a single phone call changes their lives forever. The police become utterly bemused, as the unfolding events defy belief.
Bloom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,500. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jason Bloom was only trying to do his job; locate potential realty in the dusty town of Sandburg, Arizona. When his old truck breaks down, the most important adventure of his life begins. He awakens in a strange room accompanied by the beautiful Alicia Samson. They are both held captive; forced to play a game that tests their mental and physical boundaries.