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City of Spirits
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Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Murder, lust, and a hundred-fifty year old voodoo curse. It’s Mardi Gras in the Big Easy, an escaped killer’s on the loose, and French Quarter detective Wyatt Thomas has his hands full. Get ready for a ride!
Crime Against the Goddess
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Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Great Library of Alexandria, 246 BC. To save the greatest city in the world, the royal astronomer must solve a very unusual crime. An illustrated short historical mystery, based on historical figures and actual events.
Fatal Philosophy
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Price: Free! Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A series of murders of prominent citizens rock Dallas. Detective Jason Colbert receives a coded message which ultimately leads him to the philosophy club and psychologist Doris Goodman. The motive for the murders eludes Jason and the reader is led through the twisted philosophy of the murderer to the next victim.
A House Without
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Granddaughter Samantha Baker agrees to sell old family homestead in Saskatchewan, AB. Sam's friend Kriste interacts with ghost and dies at house. Joel then comes to help Sam, romance blooms. Neighbors say ghosts and money are still in house. Sam learns history of house from her Grandmother. Sam discovers where two baby's are buried and money is found. House is torn down.
Death at a Solitude Sawmill
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The body of a woman with a severed head is found at an Amish sawmill near Solitude. The victim is a Florida widow who had designs on Dana's beloved husband. A jealous Dana becomes the focus of the police inquiry into the murder. Fannie, Sharon and Dana close ranks and seek to find whether the murder is another killing by a serial killer, an attempt to frame Dana or an act of someone they know.
Trouble the Cat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,170. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Follow the adventures of Dory, a fledgling sorceress, and her cat Trouble, in this new anthology from award-winning author, P.M. Griffin.
Pipeline
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Series: The Paranormal Investigator, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,080. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Tracy Kimball is awakened one night by a voice emanating from the television static. Plagued by a series of paranormal occurrences, Tracy enlists the aid of a local paranormal investigative team, who discovers that Tracy is not being haunted, she’s being warned. A race to save her ensues, leading to the final climactic ending.
Out of Sync
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cheyenne McCarthy has two fears: Our sensory rich world and the man who killed her husband. Cheyenne’s gift helps her catch serial killers. But will it save her when the man comes for her and her unborn child? And will the secret he knows about her past be what finally breaks her?
Adventures of a Graveyard Girl (Funeral Crashing Mysteries #2)
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Series: Funeral Crashing Mysteries (aka Kait Lenox Mysteries), Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,410. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Kait Lenox is back! It's Homecoming Dance time and Kait is excited. It's her first dance with a date and that date is one of the hottest, most popular guys in her school, Ethan Ripley! For once Kait doesn't feel like a funeral crashing weird girl and it's the most perfect romantic evening ever, at least until a girl gets murdered! Of course, Kait can't help herself,she assigns herself to the case!
Nose for Trouble
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by FoxAcre Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dale Kinsall is a young and talented veterinarian, starting over in a new town and a new state and a new job--and new problems. For example, the corpse that his Beagle Sully finds during lunchtime on Dale's first day of work....
The Heist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Linc Jackson and his buddy Rick Weaver thought they'd seen it all on the brutal battlefields of Desert Storm, but found themselves displaced and forgotten men when they came back to the States. Now, a year later, the opportunity of a lifetime suddenly drops in their laps . . . That is, if they don't mind tiptoeing on the dark side to make the score.
Hat Trick
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,440. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Hat Trick es una trepidante novela de acción que se inscribe dentro del género negro con todas las características que definen éste: los narcotraficantes sin escrúpulos, la femme fatal, el buen chico fascinado por la hermosa mujer, la esposa traicionada...
Buried in Love
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You set the price! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The life of a hitman - pardon us, hitperson - seems intriguing and glamorous but it requires dedication and hard work. And an ability to withstand the sight of blood and grown men soiling themselves. So when the new girlfriend suggests it's time for a vacation, how could our hero argue?
The Stakeout
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A hard boilded detective has been hired to catch a cheating husband. The husband claims that he's attending MSDynamicsWorld's Decisions virtual conference. Is he really cheating or is something more sinister going on?
Violet Crime, A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
San Francisco, 1935 Imagine an insinuating saxophone and you will know what it was like to meet Violet Harris. A tight dress wrapped around her like a wet leaf in autumn. My own dress was silk and hers, who knows, maybe rayon, but she filled it out with a tawdry sensuality that turned men's heads. Includes a chapter of MURDER ON THE WATERFRONT!
Coffee Crash
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,590. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What if a new plant disease threatened the world's coffee crop? What if it wasn't an accident? Coffee Crash, the debut novel from author Steve Hoffenberg, is a biotech mystery thriller that redefines eco-terrorism.
The Hollow Tree at Dead Mule Swamp
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Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Anastasia Raven finds a secret hidden in a hollow tree near Dead Mule Swamp. She thinks she's seeing things, as the discovery appears to have come straight from a Nancy Drew story. With some simple sleuthing, Ana catches Jimmie Mosher, whose grandfather used to own the house she has recently purchased, hiding money in the tree. But what else does Jimmie have to hide? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #2)
Atlas
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Series: Atlas. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Double-Homicide rocks economically segregated San Francisco in 2066.
A Queer Pattern of Murder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Good cop, bad cop? No. It’s straight cop, gay cop, as the detective team of Billy Mack and Ethan Gregory seek the vicious killer of a middle-aged gay man.
Investigator
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,040. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Charlie used to be a private eye before he landed on skid row. When his ex-partner, Jerry, is killed by a remote-controlled plane, Charlie is hired to investigate. He discovers that Jerry was in the blackmail business; there are many people who wanted him dead. The list includes his secretary, a TV producer, a televangelist, and the Chief of Police. Charlie is in dangerously over his head.