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The Life and Deaths of Rachel Long
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Devon discovers Rachel Long’s music for the first time, it changes him. Her music inspires people. It draws crowds to her, no matter where she performs. But it draws something else, as well. A longing. A compulsion. A need. And for Devon, Rachel’s music creates an inevitability that he can’t escape, no matter how hard he tries.
Daisy Wong: The Hell of the Time-Travelling Sinners
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(Short Story, Science Fiction, Mystery) The discovery of a murder victim wedged against the intake screen of a sewage-reclamation plant sends Lt. Daisy Wong on a dangerous chase for the killer. She follows the trail through a mirrored maze of desperate politicians, a slumming debutante, seedy bars, drugged-out body builders, and dope dealers. Her own boss may have even turned crooked.
Daisy Wong: The Runaway Concubine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(Science Fiction, Novelette Plus a Bonus Novelette) When one of tong boss Snakeskin Wong's favored concubines disappears, he calls in his niece, Space Marshal Daisy Wong, to track her down and return the misguided young woman to the bosom of his family. The trail leads Daisy across the solar system, from dives to resorts. The road is paved with deception, genetic engineers, and murder.
Killerwatt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Banker Rhetta McCarter’s ongoing battles usually involve mortgage loans, federal lending regulations, threats of bulges on her butt, and her closet-drinking husband. But after one of her mortgage clients dies in a mysterious car accident, she stumbles upon evidence of a terrorist plot to wipe out the entire Midwest power grid. No one believes her—not the FBI, local law enforcement, or her husband.
O Covil dos Inocentes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,200. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ao investigar a misteriosa morte duma antiga amante, Vico se envolve num sangrenta guerra entre as máfias italiana e chinesa. Com sua característica visão de mundo, Vico nos apresenta um panorama brutal, onde reina a lei do mais forte.
Daisy Wong: The Hell of the Missing Days
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(SHORT STORY PLUS A BONUS STORY) When a part-time smuggler and full-time mortician goes missing, Daisy's superiors assign her to find him. The trail begins on Praxis, a Bavarian-themed LaGrange colony. It plunges below the Alpine surface and enters a warren of blind alleys and dead-end tunnels. The deeper she goes, the more certain she becomes that she's entered The Hell of the Missing Days.
Daisy Wong, Space Marshal: The Case of the Extra Corpse
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(Short Story, Science Fiction) When Virgil's Little Chapel of the Cosmos, located on the idyllic Lagrange Colony PRAXIS, ends up with one corpse too many, Lt. Daisy Wong, Space Marshal, investigates. She soon uncovers a web of drug smuggling, hijacked shipments, and revenge. At the center of it all is Connie Nine Pipes, tong boss and Daisy's beloved and revered uncle.
The Third State
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Police Detective Mike Boyle is called to the scene of an apparent double homicide. As he waits for his partner, Detective Yvonne King, he has difficulty connecting to the circumstances h finds himself in.
Shadow Unit 13
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
"Wild Card" by Leah Bobet "Underworld" by Elizabeth Bear "Single Bullet Theory" by Chelsea Polk "Apolysis" by Emma Bull and Will Shetterly
Daisy Wong: The Blond Chinaman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(SHORT STORY PLUS A BONUS STORY) According to Lt. Daisy Wong, space marshal, "Some guys are too Chinese for their own good." Eddie Lau, Martian big shot, wins this year's prize. Only now Eddie's devotion to his Asian heritage has put his wife in mortal danger. Person or persons unknown have kidnapped her and are holding her for a huge ransom. In desperation, he turns to Daisy Wong for help.
Sweets Galore: The Sixth Samantha Sweet Mystery
Series: The Samantha Sweet Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,110. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Samantha and Beau are ready for their autumn wedding. Dealing with the family may turn out to be the least of Sam’s problems when an unwelcome visitor walks into her shop—Sam’s old heart-throb, the charmer, Jake Calendar. Jake wants money for a Hollywood get-rich-quick scheme and he wants Sam to finance it. Can Sam convince him that the answer is ‘no’ or will he sabotage the plans for her wedding?
The Losing Game
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Inspector Tobias Sinclair of New Scotland Yard and his assistant, Sergeant Susan Lloyd try to solve the murder of footballer Jimmy Baxter.
Who Killed Bob?
Series: The Dr. Jacobs Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Bob is dead. He appears to have died in his study, alone and with the doors locked. On his desk are a pen and a photograph of his family - which are usually there. What are not usually there, are the ice pick, claw hammer, kitchen knife and bottle of prussic acid which have been arranged on his desk. A lot of questions need to be answered. The main one is WHO KILLED BOB?
Lucifer's Bride
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Fiona Kimberley was a self-centred young woman, hungry for money and social status. So when she is found murdered on her wedding day it comes as no surprise to anyone that there is a lengthy list of suspects. Fiona had alienated many people in her short life, all of whom were present at the wedding, and all of whom had the means, and the motive, to exact revenge on the beautiful bride.
Covenant Deception
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
When a bishop is killed inside the Vatican by someone after an ancient artifact, an absent-minded professor and his archaeologist friend get swept up in the search for the killer and artifact - but nothing is as it appears. History can always come back to haunt - even thousands of years later... and so it begins.
Chasing Eliza
Series: The Cavendish Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Edward Cavendish isn't foolish enough to consider marrying anyone. But when he meets the mysterious Eliza, he is driven to learn everything about her. Eliza is a bold and beautiful woman who needs the help of this ruthless warrior. But can she trust this mysterious stranger who seems determined to fight her cause? Together they must vanquish the enemy whilst confronting their own desires.
Murder Aboard the Santianna
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(Short Story) When the first mate of the 19th- century schooner SANTIANNA finds his captain and business partner brutally murdered, he decides that he must bring the ship into port as soon as possible. However, he quickly discovers that he must do so before the captain's killer is able carry out his plan to murder everyone aboard and sink SANTIANNA.
Jennifer
Series: Private Detective Murders, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
If the police can’t help you, see Thanet Blake, Private Detective. Jennifer has never phoned me until now.
The Theatre of the Apocalypse - Part 2
Price: Free! Words: 31,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
August and Ludwig discover the Codex Enigma-cipher in an old manuscript. It points to the most valuable artwork in the world, on display at Vienna´s art museum. They believe that the ancient artwork is the gateway to the lost temple. Meanwhile Caravaggio is hunted by Sciarra and realizes that, no matter how dangerous, the Theatre is the solution to his problems.
Whisper in the Pines “Secrets of the Heart”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Summer: 1938. Mary Elizabeth Laverneaux is beautiful, devious, and deadly. When she returns home after a year on the run with a con man named Collins. Reggie Laverneaux must fight to protect the ones he loves. Mary Elizabeth, with $20,000 of Collins’s cash, has a plan—to start a new life with her daughter, Carlee. But will she be reunited with Carlee before Collins catches up to her?