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Family Betrayal: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide 5 Based on a True Story
Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
"My brother's gonna do something, I don't know what. My mom's yelling at him, saying Matt don't." A woman's pleading can vaguely be heard in the background. There's the pop of a gun, then silence. A door slowly creaks. The cool, collected, 14-year-old Mindy Rodgers, that had been on the telephone to 911, suddenly terrified, screams a high pitched scream, "Matt, no, don'-" The telephone goes dead.
The 45 Stitch Rule: A Week in the D.A.'s Office
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,270. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The 45 Stitch Rule is a fictional account of events in the lives of staff members of the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office during a week in August, 1974. The book depicts the horror and sadness, and sometimes the joy, humor and love, that comes from dealing with the victims and perpetrators of crime.
A Game of Authors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In pursuit of a scoop, American journalist Hal Garson follows up on a mysterious, desperate letter that points to the whereabouts of legendary author Antone Luac, who vanished without a trace in Mexico years ago. The celebrated writer's disappearance is an enduring mystery, and Garson senses this story will make his career.…
Inmortal - Los Misterios del Detective Saussure - Libro 1
Price: Free! Words: 40,770. Language: Spanish. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
1950. Lord Hugh Hurlingthon contrata al Detective Privado Richard Saussure para resolver un enigma sumamente personal: Lord Hurlingthon dice tener doscientos trece años de edad y no poder morir. Richard Saussure se verá envuelto en una trama de hechos inexplicables que, al mismo tiempo, refrescarán en él las cicatrices de su propio pasado turbulento. Género: Policial negro/ Fantasía urbana.
This Business of Murder: Murder at the Ranch
Price: $6.95 USD. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
First book in the Nicole Elliot Mystery series by Scottish author Martha E. M. Whitelaw, a cozy murder mystery for adult fans of the genre.
Mushing, Mining, Money, and Murder In the Land of the Living Skies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: American English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
McClarty,a genial used car lot owner, blessed with a superb line of blarney, wins fabulously rich mining claims in a poker game. In his efforts to parlay his claims into millions, he gets embroiled in trickery and murder. The surprising finale plays out in the unspoiled, grand Wilderness of the vast North, during a world class dogsled race that Portage Falls sponsors to save itself from bankruptcy
Dead Man's Reach
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,790. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A man travels from Texas to Michigan to destroy the files of the investigative agency of McMunn and Son. He fails and is murdered. Desperate for answers, Acey Tapp and team travel to the Gulf Coast to question the man’s widow. Shortly afterwards, she disappears, along with the two senior investigators. What follows brings the death toll to four and a cold case to its conclusion.
Chocolate, Lies, and Murder (Amber Fox Mysteries Book #4)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Feisty insurance investigator Amber Fox is finally marrying her boss, Brad Beckett, in seven days. All she has to do before the wedding is get a manicure, a bikini wax, and buy some sexy honeymoon undies. Easy peasy… Until Brad's ex, glamour model Aleesha, starts receiving threatening letters, and Brad’s suddenly hired as her bodyguard.
Deal with the Devil
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,210. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
August 1940 He wasn’t supposed to be on the plane. Now Major Faust is a prisoner of the English and he must escape before they break him. But every time he gets away, a woman is raped and murdered. The English need someone to hang. He’s the hot suspect. He’s got to catch the killer, even though he’s helping the enemy. It’s collaboration, almost treason. It’s making a Deal with the Devil.
Fumes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Ernie wants to forget. His short life marred by pain he struggles to understand, he hopes the sirens will blast the thoughts of his mother, his father, of life and death from his brain. Thoughts too serious for someone so young. Thoughts that can scar deeper than flames. A searing short story about family, betrayal, and murder.
The Missing Bachelor Farmer: A Nancy Keene Mystery
Series: A Nancy Keene Mystery. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Are you a fan of Prairie Home Companion? Have you ever thought of going on a pilgrimage to see the towns that Garrison Keillor had in mind when he created his fictional town of Lake Wobegon? If so, I hope you will enjoy this book about a precocious teenager who talks her father into taking her to Minnesota on just such a quest.
Damien Loose, Episode 9 - Lunch
Series: Damien Loose. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
9 of 10. Damien has met the possible killer of his uncle. Now he just has to prove it. Which isn't easy when you're going up against a charming VP of an international corporation. Everything is moving toward a deadly conclusion of St. Louis proportions. "Lunch" is the preamble to the final episode of the mystery of the year. Do you know who done it?
The Thai Amulet
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When Will Beauchamp closed his antique shop in Bangkok and disappeared, he left behind a family in Toronto and a lot of questions. When fellow antiques dealer Lara McClintoch tries to find him in Thailand, she faces suspicion and deceit. Did Will run away? Was he involved in corruption? Why was he fascinated by an old murder case? Now people he knew are under attack, but Lara keeps searching.
Deadly Ambition: A Jenkins & Burns Mystery
Series: Jenkins & Burns Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A new, original Jenkins & Burns novella from the author of Deadly Readings, Deadly Getaway, and Deadly Expressions.
Early Investigations of Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,760. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Lyle Thorne investigates another five cases spanning the years 1876 to 1889. These cases give further insight into the character of Lyle Thorne and reveal some of the reasons why he eventually decides to take holy orders. Although these events occur before the previous two books, it is not necessary to read this book before the first two volumes.
Home Free
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
When her marriage goes belly up and Alex Jordan finds herself back in her hometown of Minter, she figures the worst she’ll have to deal with is the fixer-upper house she’s stuck with and the unending disapproval of her mother. Instead, her brother and her high school crush end up on the wrong end of a murder investigation, and the only way Alex can help them is to team up with a convicted felon.
The Sense of Sonnclere
Series: Sonnclere Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A puzzling series of events. A strange scent. A unique gift. When London is suddenly plagued by rats, Scotland Yard DI Adam McClellan calls on police consultant and scientist, Dr Neroli Sonnclere. Born with a keen sense of smell, she has the ability to discern odours undetected by ordinary humans. For her, smell tells a story. If there’s anyone who can figure out the strange phenomenon, she can.
In a Blackened Sky Where Dreams Collide (Tenebrous Chronicles/ Miki Radicci Book 2)
Series: Miki Radicci, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Trash Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Sixteen your old psychic Miki Radicci promised she would stay out of trouble, but when the Elite Group knocks on her door and asks her to join them in bringing killers to justice, she just can’t say no. Miki soon gets more than she bargained for after discovering the mysterious practices of the Elite Group while trying to catch a killer of families.
The Old Queen's Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this second book of the Kohala Coast Mystery series, a serial killer arrives on the Big Island of Hawaii, bringing with him death and grief for the women of the Pono Family.
Memory Lapse (A Slater Vance Novel)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,670. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In the town of Charleston, Slater Vance has his life situated exactly as he wants it: his private Investigation firm, Exposed Inc., is successful and keeps him knee-deep in other people's misfortunes; his love life is causal, no heavy entanglements And when his brother, the Father, beseeches him to help a woman who'd lost her memory in an auto accident, he can't refuse.