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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
(4.50 from 12 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 » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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.
Johnny Walker's Green
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,620. 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?
Thirty and Two
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Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Thirty compressions, two breaths takes the reader inside the world of off-duty Sgt. Bobby Morris, as a quick coffee and a cruller instantly turn into a fight between life and death for a seventeen year-old woman injured in an automobile accident.
Clara Layten Murder On Society Road
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Wealth , A mansion in Cape Cod, Murder and a bumbling detective.
Dead Man Hand
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Series: Dead Man Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,300. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Alice, Twila, Granny, Jack, Trucker and Miss Molly are at it again, this time in a haunted hotel in Red Dollar, New Mexico. Shades of the Wild West, the ghosts are carrying six-shooters! The villain is armed with Black Magic, and there's no escape for anyone during the ice storm.
The Eye of Mammut
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
As spirit man, Aruk has been called upon to use his gifts to solve many problems. With guidance from the ancestors and the spirit world he has great wisdom and gives good advice. But the first true crime his tribe has ever encountered will put him -- put them all -- to the test.
Pink Vodka Blues - Off the Wall Mystery-Suspense
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Russell Murray is the editor of a literary magazine in Chicago. He drinks way too much. And he's in big trouble when he wakes up in a hotel room with a beautiful woman just before two men come into the room and kill her. They try to kill Murray, too, but he gets away. Things never slow down after that.
The Mystery of the Silver Statue
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
    Follow the adventures of teen sleuths B.T. Stevens and Jimmy Martin as they solve what is actually a real-life mystery of Colonial History. B.T. struggles with a serious disability and learns to appreciate his own strengths through the adventure. This is an amazing story for young readers! It includes heroic deeds, the search for buried treasure, and lessons on overcoming real-life struggles.
Premeditated Blues
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the rural South’s Bailey Cooper, a white blues singer, and her African American partner, Gwen Richardson find their prime suspect “nicely toasted in his bed,” the simple adultery case turns into a deadly mix of suicide, murders, and sexual crimes. Bailey’s wild nature, and Gwen’s religious beliefs combined to form a detective team that will uncover their hometown's hidden past and present.
Connections
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Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 88,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Newlyweds Maggie Parker and her Native American husband, Pontiac, are in shock on their wedding day because a mysterious stranger keeps leaving them bizarre notes and clues,but clues to what? They soon learn they can't ignore the notes or the clues, or the lives of many people will be in danger. Join the newlyweds as they discover the truth about the stranger and what his true motives really are.
Double Parked
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Series: Caution Tape, Book III. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 210,850. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.63 from 8 reviews)
Rika and Jason have finally come to terms with their feelings, but, unfortunately, a relationship isn’t quite so simple. Levi Pierce’s investigation isn’t helping any either. He comes to understand that there’s a much larger scheme hiding beneath the debris and makes protecting Rika his top priority, a development none had expected. Yet, even with the extra security, it may not be enough.
Garbee's Bear
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Over 250 years ago a dancing bear owned by Jonas Garbee was killed by the villagers of Charford Payne. Garbee swore revenge. At the annual Michaelmas Fair in Charford Payne they celebrate the terrible affair with a villager donning a bear costume. Sisters Maggie Standish and Pat Muirfield find themselves under siege, but whom or what is behind their terrifying ordeal.