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The Night Falconer (Frank Pavlicek series #4)
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Series: Frank Pavlicek, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,750. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Note: Formerly entitled KITTY HITTER “A great read.” --Library Journal An odd situation turns deadly serious for private investigator and falconer Frank Pavlicek when a prominent resident of a renovated Manhattan apartment building accuses the building’s eccentric developer of hiring someone with a bird of prey to hunt down her cat and the pets of other apartment owners over a lawsuit.
Turnaround
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,780. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
FBI agent Roy Neely has always been known for his ability to understand terroists and their behavior, but this case is different. The clock is ticking as two key suspects have secretly entered the United States and are planning to attack a nuclear power plant. Teamed with his friend Eric Holloway from the CIA, the game is on to stop the terrorists.
Twists and Turns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012 by Author Way Limited. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With fear, horror, death and despair, these stories will surprise you, scare you and occasionally make you smile. Twists & Turns offer the reader thought provoking tales. Whether you have a minute to spare or an hour or more, open Twists & Turns for a world full of mystery, murder, revenge and intrigue. A unique collaboration from the authors Elly Grant and Zach Abrams
Death at a Solitude Wedding
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's wedding season in Solitude, but bullets are also in the air. First a member of the wedding party goes missing, then another is shot to death. The police rule it an accident, but Fannie and Dana uncover a sinister plot. This is the tenth in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series
Sherlock Holmes and the Fat of the Land
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Sherlock Holmes takes on his biggest case yet . . . or at least his biggest client! A pastiche by Eric "Cruel" Cline, whose stories have appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and other publications, both in print and on the web.
Nick Gamble y el caso del barco ataud
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Price: Free! Words: 15,630. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2012 by PÚLPito. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nick Gamble es duro (a veces), alcoholico (siempre) e investigador privado (excepto domingos y festivos). NICK GAMBLE es el sabueso mas perro de la ciudad.
The Extra Cars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The inimitable Detective Mississauga returns to continue pursuing the case of the probability anomalies across the country, this time coming to Kingston to follow phantom cars that clog the roads but never arrive at a destination. Phat-so Kim from Chester Burton Brown's LIFE & TAXES teams up with the enigmatic Mississauga in this physics-based thriller.
Not a Very Nice Woman
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Price: Free! Words: 76,240. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(3.00 from 1 review)
A woman is found dead in her room at the care home she lived in, strangled and left lying on her Chinese rug. The death is motiveless, the room otherwise untouched, expensive objects left unstolen; meanwhile, even the fellow residents admit their friend's life was largely a mystery to them, with "decades left unaccounted for". It is left to the detectives to solve her mystery.
The Set-Up
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Life couldn't get worse for Erik and Ashley. Stuck in a slump, their marriage is on the rocks and they're both ready to quit. In the ultimate betrayal they have a choice to make. But will it be the right one?
Soured Sweetness
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sweet young nurse is brutally attacked and left for dead. Her attacker gets off on a technicality. She decides to even the score herself.
Death Wears High Heels
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Series: The Rowan Gant Investigations. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 297,980. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by WillowTree Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE MIRANDA... 3 Full-Length Novels in 1 E-book... DEATH WEARS HIGH HEELS is a 3-in-1 compilation of the pivotal MIRANDA TRILOGY story arc from the Rowan Gant Investigations supernatural thriller series by M. R. Sellars, containing: LOVE IS THE BOND, ALL ACTS OF PLEASURE, and THE END OF DESIRE, plus a bonus - the first two chapters of BLOOD MOON, book 9 in the RGI saga.
Snowman - Book Two of the Cocaine Trilogy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
An inexperienced detective trips a booby-trap wire and is killed instantly in England. In a german forest, an international criminal is arrested. On a London roof-top, a British Policeman enters into a blood oath with a Mafia capo. These three unrelated incidents will plunge 3 policemen from 3 countries into the center of a drug-smuggling operation. They will come face-to-face with their pasts
The Hammer
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Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but here’s a free lunchtime read to whet your appetite. Whether you prefer pie or salad, lunch with The Hammer will leave you satisfied. In another bite-size crime story, Roger Busby reveals the hierarchical power games of London’s Metropolitan Police with devastating effect. The new short story is a must to read.
Complications
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
One day, Mark comes across a mysterious journal in the library, penned under the initials C. C., recounting a tale of abuse at the hands of an alcoholic father. Mark and his friends, Luke and Laura, struggle with the feelings that this knowledge provoke and the question of what they should do.
Angels in the Snow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Pine Lake Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It's Christmas in Eastbrae. An abandoned baby is found on a doorstep. An accident victim with no I.D. is found on the highway. The local bad boy realizes that life is all it could be. Join police officers as they discover how these random events are linked together.
Church Blood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An assassin, hired by a group of untouchables, publicizes the horrific deeds of pedophiles under the guise of clergymen. Three former detectives are thrown together to assist in stopping the slaughter of clergymen. In addition, our three heroes are, with the help of some Latinos, able to put a halt to the abduction of young runaways that are abused and never returned.
Ms America and the Villainy in Vegas
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Series: Beauty Queen Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(Series#2) “Superfab fun mystery”…“A giggle a minute”…“Happy might be the next Stephanie Plum!” Beauty queen and budding sleuth Happy Pennington goes to gaudy Las Vegas for the nuptials of pageant-wear purveyor Sally Anne Gibbons. The last thing she expects at the altar is a corpse. But at these over-the-top nuptials that’s what she finds: a dead best man and a groom who just might be the killer.
Chuck Cave and the Vanishing Vixen
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
After running into an old war buddy, Korean War veteran Chuck Cave gets caught up in a shocking adventure in 1970s San Francisco. Counter culture terror, a beautiful girl in peril and non-stop action await!
Ghoul Squad
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Series: The Rowan Gant Investigations. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 333,060. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by WillowTree Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
THE DEAD ARE SHAMELESS GOSSIPS. AFTER YOU HELP ONE OF THEM, WORD GETS AROUND FAST... 3 Full-Length Novels in 1 E-book... GHOUL SQUAD is a 3-in-1 compilation of the first three award-winning Rowan Gant Investigations supernatural thrillers by M. R. Sellars, containing: HARM NONE, NEVER BURN A WITCH, and PERFECT TRUST, plus a bonus - the first two chapters of THE LAW OF THREE, book 4 in the series
The Chicagoans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,660. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bernard Notlieb, decides to hire an assistant so he will have someone to talk to. He likes the idea so much, he hires two guys, but things go horribly wrong when Notlieb accidentally gets his assistants involved in a murder case, which they don't like. Now, they refuse to speak to him.