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A Case of Amston Poison
Series: Amston Lake, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When people start dying in the small town of Lebanon, CT, the FBI and CDC speculate that terrorists are testing a deadly poison. Ricin, extracted from castor beans, has no known antidote. What no one suspects is the connection of the killer or killers to Dirk Adler and Joe Wolf. When that connection proves to be personal, Dirk and Joe must protect themselves and their friends from sure death.
Graffiti Bridge
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Join Alexandria in her search for the truth. Alexandria's, favorite high school friend, has asked her to return to her hometown. After Alexandria being away for twenty years, it is now their high school class reunion.
No Hero (Myles Morgan Undercover)
Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
NO HERO is a short story about the crime that led to an underachieving actor becoming an undercover cop. A struggling actor, Myles Morgan, gets a part in a small production of The Hound of the Baskerville. But the production isn't what it seems. And nobody is who they appear to be. NO HERO is a free introduction to the Myles Morgan Undercover mysteries.
Smoke
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When you work side by side with the same guy 24/7, you start to think you know each other inside and out. But nobody knows exactly what goes on inside another person's mind. Or do they?
Wish Me from the Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A young boy commits suicide. The town folk believe it was another result of bullying but two brothers discover the truth and decide to take matters into their own hands. (Warning: This novel contains material some may find disturbing).
The Letters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cocaine, murder and love. What else would you expect on a summer day? It is July in Dallas and hot. Then the fat man is murdered and everything gets hotter.
N.F.D. -- A Whit Pynchon Mystery
Series: Whit Pynchon Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
THE ABDUCTION: It's no laughing matter when a terrified three-year-old girl is kidnapped from Milbrook's Fun Time Day Care Center by a man in a clown mask. It's every parent's worst nightmare -- and a delicate matter for Raven County's special investigator, Whit Pynchon. THE SUSPICION: The little girl's frantic mother is certain that her ex-husband is responsible.
Holiday Spirit
Series: Private Detective Murders, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Thanet Blake is a hardboiled, no nonsense Private Eye—that is, except when it comes to children and holidays.
Frog Juice and Figgy Pudding
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Unlikely suspects with misunderstood agendas cripple the horse industry and leave everyone to question the motivation behind senseless killings.
Long Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The arrival of two strangers at the Petroni mansion sets off deadly events, bringing dangerous secrets to the surface.
Ametropia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Japanese-American artist is found dead. It is up to the Black Dragon, at the request of the US President and the Emperor of Japan, to solve this murder. Another masterpiece written by Dov Silverman, winner of the Suntory Mystery Fiction Award
Too Good To Be True
Series: Read A Movie, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A law student about to marry his fiancée gets an anonymous message on his answering machine that says, “You can’t marry your fiancée – she’s your sister.” Being a scrupulous and meticulous young man, he does a little checking and discovers he is not the biological son of his father as he had always believed. It’s just days before the wedding, so what does he do?
Thy Will Be Done: The Lord's Prayer Mystery Series Volume IV
Series: Lord's Prayer Mystery Series, Volume IV. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The sudden death of a young woman attending Parkville UMC leads to the outburst by her brother in church and his subsequent murder. The investigation of that slaying by Pastor Arthur Blake and his associates reveals an international criminal organization working in Guatemala, Mexico and the U.S. The team works to unravel the organization helped by clues left by one quiet woman seeking justice.
Body in the Barrel Norma Jean's Mysteries Book Five
Series: Norma Jean's Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Jason and Norma Jean discover a cellar under the house in the field that has been blocked off since the 1940s. When they break through the rock foundation they find some old fruit jars and three barrels. The first barrel contains nothing, but the second barrel Norma Jean opens throws her into her fifth mystery as she peers in and sees a body in the barrel.
A Buried Tale
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Over thirty years ago a series of murders in Oregon targeting librarians was never solved. Now someone with inside knowledge is feeding clues to true crime writer Dougal Lachlan, promising him the best story of his career. But pursuing the leads means returning to Twisted Cedars and a past he wants to forget.
The Ultimate Resolution
Series: Jake Kingsley Apostle Island Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dissatisfied with the way the law has come to be practiced, Minneapolis trial lawyer Jake Kingsley "retires" to a 42 foot sailboat in the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior. A friend of a friend, a tragic accident on Otter Island, an old tractor and a lawsuit involving more than just legal claims, but intrigue and crime, bring Jake out of "retirement" for awhile.
Salford Mayor (Election 2012)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: British English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Melia is a Secret Agent and wants nothing to do with politics. However, when her Uncle in Salford decides to work for, then run for, Mayor, she is dragged into the mess and intrigue. Worse, she finds out that her cousin Liv has heard from an ex-husband she thought was dead. Now, Liv's life is in danger. Or is there something worse about to happen to her? Only Melia can help her family out.
Murder in New Mexico
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the news of her death filtered through our neighborhood that quiet Saturday afternoon, I could almost hear the shower glass shattering and see her blood mixing with the water as her poor blackened eyes clouded over never to see her three little boys again.
A Devious Plan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,670. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A DEVIOUS PLAN is a tale of revenge, deception, and intrigue. With an unfaithful wife and a career in shambles, Bill Ferguson takes drastic action. He perfects a scheme to make it appear as if he’s been murdered, then steal the three million in life insurance. His staged crime scene confuses the cops, and after the daring theft, Bill and the cash disappear. The question is, will he be caught?
Sherlock Holmes and The Bishop's Tie-Pin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: British English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A visit from the Bishop of Westfield raises concerns about a fellow bishop and his visits to an establishment offering Massage. Secret British Naval papers appear in the German embassy and are linked to the bishops' brother. Blackmail is suspected and Watson has to bare all in order to gain the necessary intelligence. Holmes must use his skills as a burglar to avoid the bishops' downfall.