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Of Vinegar and Honey, Part X: "Lost & Found"
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Series: Of Vinegar and Honey, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012 by Catharina Shields. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Part 10 of the Rory and Madelaine saga. ~ Bishop Reid takes Madelaine back to the house where James returns and finds them. With a renewed sense of independence and empowerment, he steals her away from the priest and rushes her to a safe place, but Madelaine has fallen into a coma. Now, more than ever, she needs Rory's infamous fearlessness and determination to save her life and bring her back.
Dancing with the Virgins
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Series: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,370. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
An award-winning psychological thriller, the sequel to Stephen Booth's debut BLACK DOG, which introduced young Derbyshire police detectives DC Ben Cooper & DS Diane Fry. In England's Peak District stand the Nine Virgins, a ring of stones overshadowed by a dark legend. As winter closes in, a 10th figure is added to the circle - the body of Jenny Weston, her limbs arranged as if she is dancing.
Faith Departed: Short Stories of Mystery, Crime, and Despair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"FAITH DEPARTED: SHORT STORIES OF MYSTERY, CRIME, AND DESPAIR," by crime author Melissa M. Garcia is a collection of five fictional short stories of evil, pain, and sadness. From the author of "FALLING ANGELS," "CHASING DEMONS," and "STRANGER: A DEATH VALLEY MYSTERY," this short story compilation is only available in e-book.
For Hire, Messenger of God
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Wealthy businessman Matthew Lane fatally drives his car into a power pole, almost killing homicide detective Jim McDonald in the process. Jim throws himself into the probe to find out why Lane drove as if possessed by the devil. Three camps quickly form. Those who believe it was an accident; those who believe it was a suicide and Jim who knows it had to be a homicide. Now he must prove it.
Zoned for Murder
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Reporter Maggie Brooks has two kids, a dead husband, and a lot of competition as she gets back into the newspaper business. When a developer tries to build an outlet mall, what starts out as a great clip for her resume, suddenly turns dangerous and ugly. Read Maggie's byline as she rebuilds her career, dips her toes into a shark-filled dating pool, and investigates a small town Zoned for Murder.
Roomies - A Boone Butters Crime Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Oddball Jack-of-all-trades and occasional crime-solver Boone Butters is driven to distraction when he learns that his sexy new roommate comes with a bonus feature. Will the secret interfere with Boone's latest assignment — his very first manhunt?
Fell For Jack
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,410. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Fell: To cut down, or kill. Jack: Old slang for cash money. After leaving the military, Jack Egan is a nice guy whose only skillset is killing. Desperately in need of cash, Jack decides to “kill for money” on his own- not just following orders anymore. Now Jack’s new mission in life is to save his ex-girlfriend, protect a frightened kid, and deliver some payback to the mafia.
Cooking the Hounds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A standalone short story I wrote for an anthology of dog stories edited by Jeffrey Marks.
The Last Kiss
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A suspicious death occurs in the peaceful village of Hassman, New York; a retired English professor, who is also the village's self-appointed "amateur sleuth," thinks it just might be murder. The professor solves the lethal puzzle when a nighttime visit to the victim's cottage leads to the discovery of a mysterious poem and a dead cat, not to mention a near run-in with the murderer.
Blood And Water
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Secrets can be dangerous and the one Detective Inspector Christina Blake has kept buried could ruin her entire career - or even get her killed. The body of a teenage girl turns up discarded on the streets like yesterdays garbage. When the victim is linked to a notorious crime syndicate, responsible for trafficking guns, drugs and prostitutes, DI Blake is called in to track down the murderer.
The Oculate Conspiracy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A fictional story about a woman who takes up Ghost Writing and what is revealed to her.
The Wedding (A Butterscotch Jones Mystery Book 6)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The time had come-- Butterscotch was ready to tie the knot! Plans were under way for the festivities and then the Mountie got called away on a dangerous case. Butterscotch was sure she could cope but, as the saying goes, man plans and the gods laugh. They laugh twice as hard at frantic brides. Will the Mountie be able to wrap up his case in time to get back for their wedding?
Homecoming
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
23 years ago, Andre Larson left his hometown, Valhalla, and he never looked back. His life since then has taken him all over the world. Now, he is returning to Valhalla for the saddest of reasons: to bury his mother. While he is here, he also intends to confront the reason why he left Valhalla all those years ago, the dark secret under the surface of his peace
Vendetta in Valencia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a beloved local candidate and national hero drops dead of a heart attack, his doctor can't believe it. Soon, the doc's old friend Max Castillo is on the case -- although Max isn't even sure there's a case to be on. But he's a long way from his beloved Benidorm in a bigger town, with big secrets. Can Max keep his head above seawater and save his friend's reputation?
Buried In Benidorm
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,470. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Ex-priest and newly minted agnostic Max Castillo ekes out a living as a private investigator from his houseboat in Benidorm, Spain. He's finally got a little free time ... until a big-shot turns up dead at a local golf course. Now, his former employer is calling in an old debt, and Max is neck-deep in gangsters, grifters and girls with grudges.
A Desperate Place for Dying
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,660. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A desperate plea from an old flame entangles Garrison Gage in a high profile case involving a famous and brazenly outspoken lecturer on evolution and atheism, a crazy fundamentalist cult that uses all means necessary to silence its critics, and a brutal local murder of a far more personal nature.
Depth of Deception (A Titanic Murder Mystery)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
"Award-Winning Finalist in the E-Book: Mystery/Thriller/Adventure category of the 2012 International Book Awards" It is 1982, and a young woman in Edwardian clothing is foundfloating unconscious in the Atlantic with a ticket for the RMS Titanic. Is it a bizarre case of time-travel that links her to anunsolved murder from 1909, or an elaborate hoax?
Crimson Studies: Grandson of Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The grandson of the famous detective is a student at a West Coast university in the US. A mystery takes place right down the hall in his dormitory. Fortunately, the grandson of the famous doctor is also there to help out.
Prophet: Starkiller
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When detective Jason Prophet discovers his old flame, Lynn McColl, is missing he begins searching. When people she's worked with start turning up dead, he doubles down, fighting thugs, police and even the FBI—anyone who stands in his way—to rescue the woman he still loves. His search leads him from the world of high-tech research to international espionage. Suspenseful and full of edgy humor.
Tainted Legacy
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Series: Sid Langdon Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A corpse and a million dollars in missing jewels—and Sid Langdon is tapped to find the answers by the very man who may be responsible for both! It’s Sid’s first case—it might well be his last! The first in the Sid Langdon Mysteries series.