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War at Home: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,040. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The case starts out close to home: Daniel Kirkland never arrived at Yale for the spring semester. What at first seems like a missing persons case becomes something bigger, as Smokey delves into the heart of the anti-war movement. Gradually he realizes that he has stumbled into America’s second war of the decade: the war at home.
Stone Cribs: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,620. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Private investigator Smokey Dalton and his powerful girlfriend discover a critically injured woman in his neighbor’s apartment, and his neighbor missing. Smokey gets the woman to a nearby hospital, but the doctor won’t treat her until she tells him what happened to her. Smokey finds himself in a secret part of America. None of it makes sense, and all of it threatens everything he believes in.
The Death of Amelia Marsh: A Sally Nimitz Mystery (Book 1)
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Series: The Sally Nimitz Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 96,450. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
When Sally Nimitz discovers the body of her charming eighty-year-old neighbor she is devastated by how close violence has come to the quiet life she leads as mother, grandmother, and nurse. Sally can’t put the trauma of the murder behind her until she knows who could have done it and why. Early in her investigation, she finds there was much more to the sweet old lady than anyone ever guessed.
The Hollerith Tattoo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Malcolm Zytel, a Pelican National Bank computer programmer, has a simple way to embezzle money. He takes $100,000, unaware that he left more than a quarter million dollars. He receives a ten-year sentence in the prison at Susanville, CA. When he breaks out of Susanville, he leaves a string of bodies as he attempts to settle his personal score with bank employees and the legal system.
Infraction--Getting Even
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A zip gun, a poison snake, a firebombing, stolen dynamite, an explosion, three funerals, and eight victims, all at the wrong place at the wrong time. Wilberforce Duggie Hansen’s drunk and domineering mother is biased against her son’s gay friends; there's no need to confront the question again. And there’s Marty Syrzinski, a Navy Seal dropout with a temper, who murders just because he can.
Cult of the Comet
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 122,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cult of the Comet is a full-length novel (122,000 words). It takes place in a dark future and features a fallen astronaut turned gritty private eye, and a cult leader on a mission to grab interstellar travel. A police state and evil elders rule most of the world. Mutants control the rest. The race is on as a comet, which is the final visitation of an alien race, heads for perihelion at earth.
Crackshot - Book three of the Cocaine Trilogy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,850. Language: British English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Refreshed for the e-reader, Crackshot is the final book in the Cocaine trilogy. From Hunter and Snowman, the story of police attempts to thwart a shadowy drugs cartel moves into the end game as Scotland Yard DS Tony Rowley and NYPD detective Vince Walker plan an elaborate “sting” to trap the traffickers. But as they infiltrate the highest echelons of organised crime, power politics on both sides.
Requiem for a Character Actor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,000. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Steve Gossman, school principal, liked amateur theater. He’s killed by a “blank” shotgun shell loaded with buckshot and pressed against his head backstage. His role of Willie Loman in the Chainville Player’s rendition of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman was shared with Ben Tilden, But Tilden had been ill this evening. Was Gossman the right victim? Police Chief Quentin Price must determine.
Edges: Collected Stories of Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
"...gripping, with an authentic voice... a marvelous technical feat... By turns funny, touching, and horrifying; a beautiful job." - Diana Gabaldon, New York Times Bestseller. Edges is a compilation of diverse mystery short stories from award-winning writer Michael Hiebert. Coming in at over 34,000 words of fiction, this collection is anything but small.
The cocaine trilogy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 196,300. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Hunter is book 1 of a trilogy which chronicles police operations to smash an international drugs cartel bent on flooding Britain with Colombian cocaine. Snowman is book 2 in the Cocaine Trilogy. At a seemingly abandoned farmhouse, an inexperienced woman detective trips a booby-trap wire and is killed instantly. Crackshot is the final book in the Cocaine trilogy.
Rock'n'Roll Murders
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: British English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
1958 Elvis was doing his Military Service and Long John Silver (Harry) and the Pirates were on a summer tour. There are two murders at the theatre as well as other incidents including the group's van being vandalised. The DI in charge of the investigation doesn't like Rock and Roll or young people. The Group help the DS and DC solve the crimes.
Thin Walls: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,260. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Smokey Dalton and Jimmy, the young boy he protects, have settled into a new life on Chicago’s South Side. But when Smokey gets hired to investigate the death of a black man in a local park, he realizes that the murder might not be an isolated case. The case forces Smokey to dig deeper into the area's history—and secrets. Secrets so dark, they threaten his very existence.
Smoke-Filled Rooms: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the run after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Private Investigator Smokey Dalton has settled under an assumed name in Chicago. But history won’t leave him alone. His job in security at the Chicago Hilton places him in the center of the protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention. Worse, a killer works his South Side neighborhood. Smokey must take action, before he loses everything.
Vengeance Is Mine (An Emily O'Brien novel #1)
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Series: Emily O'Brien, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,930. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Emily O’Brien is slowly putting the pieces of her life back together after her husband, a state trooper, is killed during a traffic stop. But an envelope she finds behind his desk convinces her his death was no random act of violence. Drawing on her years working the crime beat for a major Chicago newspaper, Emily begins asking questions about Alex’s death. Soon she finds she's also a target.
Junk Stocks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Some call her PLAIN JANE . . . Jane Bailey is a security consultant with a mission: find out who is stealing stock tips from the legendary Anthony Warren? It has to be the secretary. But the secretary's name is Jennifer, and she's a dynamite blonde who has the legendary Anthony Warren wrapped around her finger. Can Jane get him to see the beast beneath the skin-deep beauty?
Death Kiss
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,390. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An interlude of sexual fantasy turns bad. Madman. Sexual Deviate. Prominent surgeon, Douglas Kaplan, has done the unthinkable.
Bet you can't...Find Me
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“Imagine a killer who can kill at will from a distance. No gun, no weapon. Nothing more than a thought."
Blood Marks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
He's smart, he's attractive, and he has a special vision: whenever he sees the blood marks on a woman--marks only he can see--he knows what he must do. Kill her. Brutally. And not leave a trace of himself behind.
Amantes Transparentes
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Price: Free! Words: 23,280. Language: Spanish. Published: June 10, 2012 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
El investigador privado Richard Steele debe resolver el caso más difícil de su carrera – su propio asesinato – mientras se encuentra atrapado entre dos mujeres a ambos lados de la tumba. Lee, su amante, se encuentra enredada en el desorden que él dejó atrás y su esposa anterior Diana, ya fallecida, ha estado esperando en el más allá por su oportunidad de venganza.
The Tupelo Twist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,340. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Elvis Presley's hometown, an elderly man dies under suspicious circumstances, another man is left, murdered, in a ditch and the resulting investigation and mayhem leave a third man dead. Benny Bob Brenton, PI helps the Tupelo PD solve the mystery before he gets into a life and death confrontation with a drug dealing ex-con. The motive for the murders? $20 million worth of Elvis memorabilia.