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Sunday Mourning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sunday Mourning, A Cozy Mystery: What’s better than one Miss Marple? How about two Miss Marples running a boarding house in the 1930’s in a quiet neighborhood where the most excitement is a car backfiring at midnight. Unless, that is, you count the supposed suicide of the Logan’s Department Store’s lothario. Lillian Webber said, “Suicide? He was much too in love with himself.”
Death in the Solitude Underground
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A tunnel believed to be a station on the Underground Railroad is discovered with a skeleton. Shortly after, a dear friend of sleuths Dana Blades and Fannie Byler is found brutally murdered in the same cave. The women confront a wide array of characters in their search for justice. They reveal a killer that no one could have ever expected. 7th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Never Con a Corgi [Book 6, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series]
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Series: Leigh Koslow Mystery, 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this first new addition to the series in a decade, hapless advertising copywriter Leigh Koslow is a contented middle-aged mom. But when a walk with her dog turns up the body of the unscrupulous real estate developer who plans to bulldoze her Aunt Bess's homestead, Leigh realizes that not only has she failed to outgrow her inborn talent for trouble... she's bestowed it on the next generation!
Day's of Pretense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,770. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After 15 years in hiding, a woman and her teenage son travel cross country to keep a promise to her x-husband who will be executed for murder in less than 3 days. Soon after their arrival to the family's home town, the son uncovers a family secret of lies and blackmail that sets into motion a race against time to prove the father's innocence.
A Certain Blindness
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Price: $4.71 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An Eric Ward mystery novel
Star
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On the night Anna’s boyfriend tried to kill her, Anna’s badly injured cat Star disappeared. Now, half a continent away, Star has returned. Is it her ghost? Or has Star herself somehow made her own incredible journey across the country to be with the only person she’s ever loved? With bonus story, “Cat Nap.” "Rusch is a great storyteller." Romantic Times
The Crooked House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What if the entire United States government were run by a secret society called "The Castle," and one Congressman's son stumbled upon the truth. Would he live to reveal the secret? That premise is investigated by Solomon Stone, a hard boiled ex Philly cop, who must discover the link between the missing Congressman's son and a twelve year old Latino girl who disappeared the year before.
Murder at Honeysuckle Hotel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,780. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s summertime in Honeysuckle, and everyone is lazing in the shade with a tall glass of lemonade. Everyone except Raelynn Pendleton. She’s stuck working at the local store to make the rent while her no-good ex-husband lives it up with a floozy. When she inherits a Victorian house, Raelynn jumps at the chance to turn her life around. How can she afford the upkeep on such a huge place? Simple.
Whose Greater Good?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"You have to play by the rules. I get that," Dawson told the U.S. Marshal. "But, I don't."
Fingerprints
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Passionate Writer Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Fingerprints is a murder/suspense novel with a love story—and a Multiple Personality Disorder thrown in. It’s horrifying when the police come and arrest Julie’s son Jeffrey for the murder of the doctor whose body she and Jeff found. But it’s also dismaying when tough, independent Julie realizes she’s falling for the lawyer she hired to defend Jeff.
A Deadly Blessing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,500. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00 from 1 review)
The critically ill daughter of the governor of California has been kidnapped. LAPD Detective Maddie Divine is assigned to find her before it’s too late. But this high-profile case comes with secrets on every side: cops, politicians, even the innocent. A Deadly Blessing is a lightning-paced story of suspense that will keep readers on edge from beginning to end.
The Therapist
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the early morning hours of March 18, 1990, two men dressed as Boston police officers gained entry into the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum and pulled off the largest art heist in history. The stolen artwork’s estimated current value is $500 million dollars. What if one of the criminals shared this reality with his psychologist for self-serving reasons, triggering a deadly chain reaction?
Crash Course
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,450. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A semi-cozy mystery featuring a "soft-boiled" detective, Shelf Barker, formerly a UK driving instructor, who is embroiled in two murder incidents stretching from East Anglia to Brooklyn, New York. Irreverent hero, quirky characters, bizarre murders...and powerful images that often lead to full-out belly laughs.
No Neighborhood for Old Women (A Kelly O'Connell Mystery)
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Series: The Kelly O'Connell Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012 by Turquoise Morning Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Claire Guthrie shoots and wounds her husband the same night that Florence Dodson, Kelly O’Connell’s former neighbor, supposedly falls down her back steps, hits her head, and dies, Kelly knows it’s murder, but she has a hard time convincing Mike Shandy. She also has a hard time explaining why she gave Claire refuge in her guest apartment. Mike is adamant that she stay out of police matters, but...
The News in Small Towns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,160. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sue-Ann McKeown returns to her home town after a crushing six months of war reporting in Iraq. She has given up her high-profile job in Virginia and broken up with her boyfriend. Even her new job with a small-town newspaper seems almost too much to handle, especially since her old high school rival works there, too. But a dead goat is in her future, as well as voodoo, horses, and maybe even love.
Repression
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
London 1898. A woman walks the streets of Shoreditch carrying a secret that could get her killed. But how can she protect herself when she doesn't know what it is?
The Last Pursuit
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
John Garrett is a cop aching to redeem himself for the mistake he made that destroyed two innocent lives and his own. He works alone to pursue the murderer he was escorting to trial, after their plane crashes in the unforgiving Rocky Mountains of the Pacific Northwest. This 5,800-word story by Rick Mofina is one of three gripping tales in his crime anthology, THREE TO THE HEART.
A Lifetime Burning In A Moment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
John Devlin is a mild-mannered actuary and lifelong weakling who is forced to search for courage when his family is threatened while vacationing in a remote region far from help. "A Lifetime Burning in a Moment" is a tense, 4,700-word story by acclaimed thriller author Rick Mofina. It is one of three gripping tales in his crime anthology, THREE TO THE HEART.
Backup
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
An 11-year-old boy finds his dad's gun and rushes to a deadly stand off at the mall. "Backup" by Rick Mofina is the 2,300-word, gut-wrenching short story that was nominated for Canada's top literary prize for crime fiction, the Arthur Ellis Award, in the category of Best Short Story, presented by the Crime Writers of Canada.
Who Will Hear Them Cry
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,320. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In one night Kate loses her husband, their unborn child, and her sight at the hands of a psychopath. She retreats into a world of computer games and gadgets until she goes to investigate a series of fatal accidents at a school for disabled children, where she finds herself.