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Behind the Walls
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 1 review)
Behind the Walls was a finalist in the 2014 Mystery and Mayhem Awards, sponsored by Chanticleer Book Reviews! Something was hidden behind the walls of the Jersey shore house Jolie bought. Something someone seems willing to kill for. A purse thief and a burglar pursue Jolie, but she’s most worried about the body on her porch swing.
McCullock's Gold
Price: Free! Words: 86,960. Language: Australian English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
McCullock’s gold is an Australian murder mystery set on the northern edge of the Simpson Desert. There’s an abandoned 4x4, its missing driver, some missing gold, some bad guys and some bodies - plus a smart-arse Aboriginal mechanic who helps the local bush copper solve it all, while at the same time trying not to divulge any of the sensitive cultural information lying at the heart of the affair.
The Case of the Greedy Goat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by William Jenkins. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Case of the Greedy Goat is the seventh story in a series about ten-year-old students in Brockville, Ontario, Canada who have formed a detective club. Their newly appointed leader, Tommy Frayne, receives an invitation to help old Mr. J open his cottage. The members vote to accept the invitation in hopes that they will find a mystery to solve on Scott Island. Adventures and mysteries abound.
The Fourth Strike
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Doyle Hunter received his third strike, he expected life in prison. He expected to disappear from society forever. He expected that they'd lock the door and throw away the key. He did not expect to be hauled out to some secret trial to see if they shouldn't just execute him, instead... and he certainly didn't expect the alien.
Trifariam, El Códice Perdido
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 176,110. Language: Spanish. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Price of Justice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,890. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Recently widowed, Austin Police Detective Jason Scarsdale works to solve the murders of two pedophiles, while trying to be both mother and father to his five-year-old daughter. During his investigation, Scarsdale is forced to navigate between the crosshairs of two police commanders out to get him.
Молодые Генералы
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 45,910. Language: Russian. Published: November 29, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Очередная книга из серии о необыкновенных и загадочных событиях в уже известном читателю городке. Следователь Николаев опять не может позволить себе думать об отпуске. Новое незаурядное дело не дает покоя не только ему, но взбудоражило все явные и скрытые тайные сообщества, новую элиту дельцов, криминальные структуры, воротил подпольного бизнеса и местных мафиози, официальные власти, предпринимате
Second Chances
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,910. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Jed, the new preacher in town, knew something about everyone, except his secretary Kate. Kate preferred it that way. But what she preferred didn't matter after Olivia asked for Jed's help and then was found dead. Jed promised that he would find Olivia's killer. He hoped he'd have a second chance with Kate after she was accused of killing the woman who'd help her change her life.
The ABCs, Part 1
Series: The ABCs. Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Part 1 of a new serial. Moriarty Jackson is an English teacher in the idyllic Japanese countryside. Idyllic, that is, until he's called upon to solve a heinous crime. Now Jackson will have to turn this sleepy town and upside down if he's going to save the day.
The Sussex Deal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dominic Lombardi’s life is suddenly hurled into danger when he unwittingly purchases the Sussex property. The real estate tycoon soon realizes that his entire life was not as it seemed, and he no longer knows whom he can trust.
Ignoto Deo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,350. Language: French. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Quand Andrew se voit offrir un étrange médaillon, il ne se doute pas que sa destinée va subitement se lier à celles de forces ancestrales. Poursuivi par une secte obscure, à la recherche d'une vérité qu'il préfererait ne pas connaître, son chemin va croiser celui d'une femme avec qui il va entretenir une osmose surnaturelle.
Miz Scarlet and the Holiday Houseguests (A Scarlet Wilson Mystery #3)
Series: A Scarlet Wilson Mystery, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 35,960. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
How is an overworked homicide investigator supposed to find a killer when she's so distracted by her own family problems? As things heat up at work, little things start to suggest that Larry's got something bigger than bickering parents to worry about. Secrets from her past begin to creep in, putting everyone in danger. Who can she trust when the chips are down? It's time to turn to Miz Scarlet!
The Italian School for Assassins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00 from 1 review)
Assassin school. Why not? Octavia “V” Ling figures she'll get an insane workout and the adventure she craves for a birthday that ends in a zero. Until the other assassin students start attacking her. So V sneaks out for a drink with a hot young Italian guy, only to wake up the in morning with a teeny hangover and a huge problem: someone killed her roommate and framed her for it. Yoinks.
Heart Flesh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the months following Tim’s death, Sarah dreams. When a mysterious book with a strange dedication and an even stranger plot arrives at her home, her dreams turn to nightmares. Sarah no longer knows how to differentiate dreams from reality. Finding the truth will make the difference between a frightening end or a new beginning.
Dead On A Rival
You set the price! Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Det. Carina Quintana’s latest challenge takes on an unwelcome personal flavor in the harrowing Dead On a Rival. The accidental fall of a handsome Brazilian tycoon from a luxury cruise ship in the Caribbean interrupts Carina’s holiday & triggers an investigation that alternates between high-stakes international mega-businesses & slimy local politians. Happily Pete Simpson is along for the ride.
Spanish Eye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: British English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Through the eyes of Leon Cazador, half-English, half-Spanish private investigator, we experience the human condition in many guises. This collection covers twenty two cases, some insightful, some humorous, and some tragic. The tales evoke tears and laughter, pleasure at the downfall of criminals, and anger at arrogant evil-doers. Leon Cazador fights injustice in all its forms.
The Last Straw
Price: Free! Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Aileen knew her son Bobby had always been a rebel and hated authority growing up. . But at 29, he found a woman she hoped would settle him down. Until the phone call came, saying that he had killed the mother of his children during one of their many violent fights when the knife she threatened him with with was turned on her during the struggle, causing her death.
Inspector Zhang and the Island of the Dead (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Inspector Zhang is called in to investigate a murder where a doctor is knifed in a locked room. But nothing is as it first appears. The story is about 10,000 words, about thirty pages, perfect if you have half an hour to spare.
The Plans Of Posey Bobbin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,270. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Suzi Macdonald. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Posey Bobbin lives on the money she makes from fortune-telling, selling herbal remedies and blackmail. Now she is on the lookout for a new victim. Taking a job as a live-in housekeeper for widower Jake Somerton is the first step
The Right Idea
Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Jimmy left the force and became a private eye, he expected to be living the life of Riley. A few months later, and the dust still hasn't had time to settle from the Preiss and Simms murders, but Jimmy's ongoing divorce swallowed his imagined riches. What would Jimmy do without the city's thriving blackmail industry? "The Right Idea" is a detective story with sci-fi elements.