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Dying to Sin
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Series: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,460. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A crime thriller from the award-winning Cooper and Fry series, set in England's Peak District. Building work at an isolated farm unearths two human bodies, seemingly buried years apart. With little forensic evidence, Derbyshire detectives Ben Cooper and Diane Fry have to look into the farm's tragic history. Do the answers lie in the past - or still buried in the ground, waiting to be discovered?
Deja Vu- A Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"The fear froze across her back and chained her forehead in sweat." Naomi Zhu is a citizen of Maple Falls, a town where locking doors is considered optional. Then, at 1:46 PM on a typical summer's day, Broc Avery is murdered. Naomi's boyfriend is accused of manslaughter. To free him, Naomi must break-free of her sheltered life and ride a whirlwind of love, danger, revenge, and bone-chilling fear.
A Missing Person Is Reported
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,170. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Ian Nash, police detective with not enough to do, is handed a missing persons file to follow up. Due to in-department slip ups and buck passing the file has been bungled. Ian discovers some mystery in trying to trace a husband reported missing from his living room while watching a hockey game on TV. Lea Lenard is re-assigned to assit him and gain some detective experience.
Crossed: A Jayden Morrow Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Former Army MP, Jayden Morrow, dodges landmines and love affairs as she investigates powerful church members in the search for a killer.
Harlot's Moon - Book Three of the Robert Payne Mystery Series
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Series: The Robert Payne Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A Catholic priest has been found half-naked and dead in a seedy motel room, with his tongue cut out. Ex-FBI profiler Robert Payne has been called in to investigate by his childhood friend Steve Gray, now a monsignor. With a fund-raising drive coming up, Steve wants to squelch a scandal. But all the signs point to unholy doings in the tightly knit parish.
STARS & STRIPES
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
a local politician, who's used to getting his own way, attempts to take over a lucrative seacoast fireworks shop. he's about to find out some people don't roll over easily.
Relatively Dead
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Series: Carol Golden, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Carol Golden has recovered her identity if not her memory (lost in Forget to Remember) and she would like to find more relatives. She discovers cousins with the last name of Boyd and finds they are apparently being targeted for murder. A Ponzi Scheme is brewing and Carol's grandmother is being targeted by the Grandparent Scam, which has cost her a lot of money. Are these events related?
Speak Out Before You Die
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Series: Double V Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Speak Out Before You Die", the second in the “Double V Mysteries” series reunites wealthy Juliet Van Allen and ex-con Elmer Vartanian on New Year’s Eve, 1949. A snowbound mansion. The planned wedding of Juliet’s widowed father to an elegant younger woman just after the clock strikes midnight. A threatening note.
Chaos Read #5
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You set the price! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In Part Four of IN THE PAST the Clark family's normal continues and something is found. Part Four of IN THE PAST, the real insanity is starting.
Rutter's Reunion
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Series: Rutter Books, The Second Rutter Book. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,980. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Years have passed since Julie Rutter faced a modern-day Jack The Ripper, in 'Chained in Time'. Now she returns to Bow Road Police Station, as Chief Inspector Rutter, to find herself investigating three murders, all committed with the same weapon, but not by the same killer. Little is as it seems. Even her reasoning is in doubt, as a deeper and yet more sinister motive emerges.
Espial's Revenge
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 83,100. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Detective Inspector Helen Mitchell makes a drunken announcement that she wants her boss dead, all hell breaks loose. Blackmail is the name of the game here. A complicated series of events soon has Helen on the run from police from two states as well as the Australian Federal Police and she's going to need all the help she can get to clear her name.
Penny Black - (The Penny Wanawake Mysteries)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
She's cool, she's classy, she's confident. She's laugh-out-loud witty. The daughter of a black UN diplomat and a white English aristocrat, she's also by way of being a successful sleuth. When her wacky best friend, MARFA, goes missing in Los Angeles, PENNY is determined to find out what happened, even if she dies in the attempt. Which she very nearly does.
Chained in Time
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Series: Rutter Books, The First Rutter Book. Price: Free! Words: 94,210. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In 1888, a serial killer, Jack the Ripper, prowls London's East End. A century later, History repeats itself. Marie Kelly is haunted by horrifying dreams in which she is pursued through the gloomy alleyways of Victorian Whitechapel by a dark shadow that seeks to destroy her, as it once did her near-namesake, Mary Jane Kelly. Marie experiences Mary's terror and despair as her own. The two
Something Most Evil
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Series: JANE HUSTED, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
MYSTERY Thriller series, book three. Evil follows Jane to Florida, The Bahamas and back to New England. Her gift of ESP puts her in touch with terror she can't escape even on her honeymoon. Mingle with intriguing characters from Springhill, along with a group of island boaters and an old air-taxi pilot as they join forces with Brian and Westy to rescue Jane from a haunting web of danger.
Portrait of a Gossip (A Miss Henry Mystery Book 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Juliet Henry, water-color artist and retired agent of the NSA, wouldn't stack up her knowledge of the human heart against the great romantic poets, but she knows a thing or two about human avarice and stupidity. It comes as no great surprise when the small artists' colony of Bartholomew's Woods ends up with a dead resident.
Toccata
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 99,290. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The child abductor doesn’t stand a chance with rogue police detective Dan Quinn and psychologist Sera Moreland on his trail.
Murderous: A Love Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A nosey neighbor entertains himself with the happenings of man living across the street. His fascination borders on the line of obsession, or could it be something more? www.banocanut.com
The Agatha Christie Book Club
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,570. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The club started with the two recent senior widows who needed to keep their minds sharp and agile. They love mysteries and their heroine was the unstoppable Miss Jane Marple! A neighbor went missing, or did she? The two neo-sleuths snooped around to find out why she could have gone missing and be a victim of foul play, but who would believe them. Follow along with them to solve a 'crime'?
Brain Storm
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Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A future legal system where your own memories are played on a screen for the jury to see. A man framed with false memories. And one man - the professional framer - having second thoughts about his career of unethical deeds. Is it too late for him to turn his life around?
Unbreakable Bond (Jamie Bond Mysteries #1)
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Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,710. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.63 from 8 reviews)
Jamie Bond, former cover model turned P.I., specializes in domestic espionage - catching cheating husbands. Her current target: Judge Thomas Waterston, known for his tough sentencing, right-wing leanings, and his fondness for blondes with double D's. But when he winds up with a bullet through his head, Jamie's simple case becomes anything but when she is framed for his murder.