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A Child is Torn "Innocence Lost"
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,940. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Evan Madison fails to show up for work, police go to his home where his ten-year-old son, Brad, is found, unharmed and alone. He is stoic, sitting in front of the TV playing a video game, and covered in blood. In the upstairs bedroom, lie his parents bludgeoned to death. Brad confesses to killing them, but it makes no sense. Is Brad covering some someone else or the evil seed born to kill.
Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1)
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Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
It’s been one year since the creatures of Shadeland have exposed themselves to the world, but 17 year old Liv doesn’t really care; she knew of them long before anyone else did because her best friend Luke is one. But when women begin dying in her hometown, Luke gets blamed for the killings because he isn’t human and it sets Liv on a mission to find out who the killer really is, or what it is.
The Body Reader
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Body Reader is a detective/thriller novelle introducing the red haired rebel detective Cordelia Storm who accepts no rules except her own. Canberra, Australia is threatened by a blood thirsty serial killer who knows no mercy, Storm must solve the case otherwise more people will die.
Gracie Wentworth Short Story Mysteries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Gracie Wentworth Short Story Mysteries features three short stories. In Tangled Webs, Albert Stonewall is a cheating husband with a mistress that stole his wife's wedding ring. Long Live Mortality, is the story of Leo Watford who, in his will, has left his head to his missing son. The bonus story is Life in Fiction. Jimmy Slade is looking to solve the eighteen-year old murder of his young son.
Prophecy Rock
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Series: Will Lansa Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Prophecy Rock - winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award Will Lansa, who was raised by his mother in Aspen, is spending the summer on the Hopi Reservation with his father, the tribal police chief. Pete Lansa is investigating the murder of a man found near a sacred site--Prophecy Rock, and some on the rez suspect it's the work of a powaqu,a powerful witch.
Blood Diamonds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A well-planned diamond heist falls apart and turns into a four-way bloody scramble among the thieves to grab the stolen diamonds.
Bungalow Heaven
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,140. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A story of murder, betrayal, and the ghosts of Hollywood past.
Somewhere West Of Fiji
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,710. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Publisher's Place. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
From out of the clouds, lieutenant Bowcutt reduced power on the twin Allison's in his P-38 Lightening fighter. Lost and out of fuel in a pacific storm, his only hope was a water landing next to an uninhabited island. But was he out of the War?
Dying to Get Published
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Series: The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.86 from 7 reviews)
Jennifer Marsh is a mystery writer with eight unpublished books and hundreds of rejection letters. If she can just get famous for something, someone will surely publish her books. Why not murder? Because Jennifer's a good person, a vegetarian who rescued a greyhound. She could never actually kill someone, but she could plot a murder that will land her as the prime suspect in a real murder case.
Asuntos pendientes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: Spanish. Published: July 9, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
El inspector Donardo está a solo una semana de jubilarse de su trabajo de policía, una profesión en la que ha estado más tiempo ocupado en tareas burocráticas o de archivo que en verdaderas investigaciones. Cuando ya sus compañeros andan preparándole la fiesta de despedida, le encargan la resolución de un caso en apariencia sencillo y rutinario...
The Paris Lawyer
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,690. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Le French Book. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
One of France’s masters in crime fiction brings us an award-winning legal procedural that doubles as a psychological thriller, set between the sophisticated world of Paris and the rural outreaches of France, where beautiful, rolling countryside holds dark secrets.
True Lies: A Newspaper Mystery #2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Ambush Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Thomas Weston and his friends are back for another newspaper mystery. This time they are hot on the trail of a jewel thief. But the danger level is as high as a banner headline.
Fairview Felines: A Newspaper Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Ambush Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A mystery for middle grade readers. Thomas Weston has newspaper ink in his veins. Not only that but he also has funny headlines running through his brain 24/7. If he can convince the principal at Fairview Middle School he has what it takes, maybe, just maybe, he'll be able to make his dream of a school newspaper come true. But first he has to figure out why all the cats in Fairview are vanishing!
Menacing Eyes
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Series: The Guardian Saga Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
If you look over your shoulder, you might notice the target on your back! Katrina Castillo is oblivious to the danger she is currently in. She's a graduate student working at State University trying to get her life back together after a recent tragic death. An attempted mugging brings Michael White, an enigmatic stranger, into her life. As danger draws near, will she be able to tell who to trust?
Yellow Eyes
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Series: The Guardian Saga Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
(2.00 from 1 review)
Katrina is awakened by a bump in the night. What follows is a horrific set of events that leave Katrina grieving and on the run. Safety is a thing of the past because with each step she takes her pursuers are inches behind her, breathing down her neck. Friends and foes are suspect and death is stalking her ever so closely. Will recent events set her free or bring her even closer to death.
Crépes Suzette A Cozy Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Wrigley Rose, 25, Entertainment Editor of the Uptown Bulletin, begins to search for her biological family. A slander suit is slapped on the paper and her because of her witty humor. When the three guys she thought she couldn’t live without and her job become tenuous life takes a suspenseful turn. Mysterious information about her family surfaces, throwing Wrigley into life threatening danger.
Permafrost
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Series: Tom, Book 1. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 81,050. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Gibson House. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two friends grew up together in Scotland. Now one is missing in Northern Michigan and the other, a successful businessman, has time on his hands. The hunt for the lost man begins as a mystery and evolves into an act of redemption.
Death Knell: A Birdie Morgan Murder Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,080. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A cell phone ringing at the side of the road... Haunting memories of a horrible accident... The disappearance of a high school friend... Amber struggles to get her life together after a car accident leaves her with memory loss and fear. While she recovers from the crash, a strange phone call throws her headlong into solving a missing woman's case.
Fifteen twisted Tales
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It’s the last train, you’re tired. You find a nice quiet carriage with just one old lady occupying it. What could possibly go wrong? "Trainiac" is just one of fifteen short stories from feel-good to the macabre. An ideal read for that short train, ferry or plane journey.
Tango Key
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Series: Tango Key Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,480. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Florida's Tango Key has never been so hot. Especially now with multimillionaire and amateur archaeologist Doug Cooper turning up headless behind his beach house. It seems a number of people stand to gain from his demise, including a stunning young widow, an adulterous son, and two gold diggers from Cooper's South American exploits.