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Murder at the Final Four
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jimmy Bishop, the fiery, Bobby Knight-like basketball coach at Central Prairie U., should be enjoying March Madness. His team has just reached the NCAA finals. Instead, he's in deep trouble. Hours after he threatened to kill a New York Times sportswriter, the writer turned up dead--and all signs point to Bishop as the murderer.
She's Gone
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Silence and a lone glass are all she left behind, but why?
For Love or Money?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,680. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Derek Davis, bored editor at a London publishing house, learns he could inherit a LOT of money if a mystery legatee is not found within ninety days. Simultaneously, his girlfriend becomes involved in an attempted identity switch. What follows includes murder, arrests, venal lawyers, and characters ranging from Welsh coalminers to Provencal innkeepers, all with their own needs for love or money?
On Deadly Tides (A Wendover House Mystery Book 3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
A body has washed up on the beach and the past which was buried once is now a present danger to Tess MacKay and others in the islands. Questions about the corpse's identity lead to an exhumation of an empty grave and further queries about a supposed accidental death that might be a ritual murder.
A High Heels Haunting
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When plain-Jane web designer Kya Badder sees an ad for a gorgeous pair of heels on Maddie Springer's website, she wishes she was more like the model - beautiful, confident and sexy. But when she buys the shoes for herself, her life takes a dramatic turn. Kya finds that the model died under mysterious circumstances, and Kya quickly learns to be careful what she wishes for.
Pascal's Wager
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,270. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pascal Silver is an action junkie down on his luck. One of the best poker players alive, a losing streak has forced him to take work as a private detective. But when the gorgeous daughter of murdered casino owner “Houston Phil” LaPierre turns to him for help, he finds himself in over his head dealing with the cops, the mob and the enigmatic but beautiful Allegra LaPierre.
WANTED: The Roaming Mortician
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Price: Free! Words: 19,970. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Follow NYPD's not so finest as they track down punk's poster boy, suspect #1 in mob girl's tragic death!
Magic in a Minute Mysteries 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Second in the acclaimed series! Mac King’s Magic in a Minute Mysteries captures the humor and creativity of the syndicated Magic in a Minute Comic strip, by Mac and Bill King, through a magic-based mystery, in this second book in the series adapted by full time writer guy, R.G. Wyatt, stealthy acts of detective work are woven together with magic tricks!
Marcie's Murder
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Series: Donaghue and Stainer Crime Novels, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,470. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
On vacation in Virginia, Homicide Lt. Hank Donaghue is mistakenly arrested for the murder of a local woman. Detective Karen Stainer arrives from Maryland to assist in Hank's release, and to help find the real killer. Is it the abbot of a local monastery, who resembles Hank? The drunken detective with the perfect memory? Or perhaps the chief of police himself?
Caution: Tram Approaching
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Series: Jack Diamond Mystery Adventures, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
On occasion a Jack Diamond mystery adventure ends up with enough twists and turns to qualify for a classic theme park ride. In the instance of Caution: Tram Approaching, two murders and an unfortunate emotion wrenching accident provide additional intrigue to the case. The reader will need to be alert to stay on track as the case heads to London, a UK island and sidetracks to Eastern Europe.
The Appraising Detective
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An appraiser is hired to estimate the value of a property and finds that it is more than he bargained. From family feuds to hidden treasures, this story is told from the eyes of the trusty small town real estate appraiser.
Murder in Honolulu: A Skye Delaney Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,690. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Murder in Honolulu is the first book in an exciting new mystery series featuring Skye Delaney. Skye is a private investigator and ex-cop who lives in Waikiki. She takes on a case for her ex-husband, but when he turns up dead in her bathtub, the case becomes personal. Soon the bodies begin to pile up and Skye puts her neck on the line to find out the truth.
A Study in Deception
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A murder/mystery with more twists and turns than the Lombard Street in San Francisco. If you like a little romance, a little comedy, mystery, interesting characters and numerous plot twists and not to mention - murder... this is the book for you. Follow Susan Smith and her friends and family as she tries to unravel what is happening at Roswell General Hospital.
Murder, She Wanted To Write
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(3.00 from 1 review)
When bestseller mystery book writer Melissa Simpson has a writer's block, she visits her publisher who gives her many ideas for the new novel. The story is a parody of mystery fiction cliches and tropes.
WALKING INTO MURDER - Book One of the Laura Morland Mystery series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Meet the irrepressible over-curious new female sleuth, Laura Morland, as she embarks on a solo walking trip in the Cotswolds of England. She is kidnapped by a(charming) man who may or may not be a murderer, held in an ancient manor house where she finds a body and meets a host of ecccentrics, none of whom are what they seem. Walking into Murder is impossible to put down and fun to read. Try it!
The Sex Net
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Internet dating—who can you trust? Danny Costello is expecting a hot date in the Hollywood Hills, but it is murder he finds instead. Turns out the girl from e-date is a con-artist, smuggling diamonds for the mob. Now the diamonds have vanished and every low-life in town thinks Danny took them. Murder, blackmail, betrayal: can Danny make sense of it all, before he winds up dead?
The First Stone
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rev. Jonah Newman becomes the interim pastor of a congregation where the previous pastor's counseling ministry caused too many church and community members to be ready to cast the first stone. Newman must contend with townsfolk afraid he has listened to revealing counseling session tapes and with the unsettling idea that the previous pastor's untimely death may not have been an accident.
Brace Yourself
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Betrayal and murder at a country house shooting party. When this story appeared in a characteristically yellow and black Victor Gollancz anthology, 'Crime Yellow', the Times review picked it out as ‘a splendid country house shocker from Russell James’.
Leper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When interior designer Mia Kensington, is sent to a South Pacific Island to solve the troubled completion of a new hotel, she’s met with the mysterious suicide of a hotel guest and the discovery that the island hosts one the few remaining leper colonies in the world where patients are imprisoned. Behind it's walls unimaginable evil lurks that brings her seconds away from her death.
Grave Madness: Three Scott Drayco Mysteries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From Derringer Award winner BV Lawson come three tales featuring Scott Drayco, a man who had everything going for him: handsome, brilliant, a talented classical pianist in the prime of his youth. After violence scarred him physically and emotionally, he turned to an FBI career and now freelances as a crime consultant, taking on cases other people often don't want to touch.