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Downstage Dead
Series: Jean-Claude Keyes Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Biographer Jean-Claude Keyes becomes involved with an enticing woman named Kaylyn Dionne, who is directing a Stratford Festival production of Count Dracula. On a most unusual “first date,” Keyes and Kaylyn discover the bodies of her sister and another member of the acting troupe, murdered horrifically. But the show must go on, even in the ensuing atmosphere of fear, distrust, and confusion.
Sherlock Holmes - Fireside Collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is a collection of the first five Sherlock Holmes short stories written by the English author Dick Gillman. Included in this anthology is his latest story 'Sherlock Holmes and The Rattle-Jacks Affair' published in February 2013. All five titles are available as separate Smashwords editions but this is the first time they have been brought together into one fantastic single edition.
It Leaves a Nasty Stain
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Meet Rick Stone, tall, good looking and very single. He's the owner of the Online Detective Agency. He has a nose for trouble, and it has a way of finding him. But more than a little of it seems to come from his love life and his two beautiful assistants, Katelina and Megan. A missing persons case, with an amorous client, leads Rick into a maze of double dealing, blackmail and a murder or two.
Mist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Go about your lives as usual. Use common sense. Be aware of your surroundings. Easy for the Roseland Police Chief to say. Not so easy for the Roseland community to do. Not when residents of their Oregon coastal town keep vanishing. Who – or what – is snatching citizens? Is it aliens? A serial killer? Or a feral pack of red-eyed dogs?
Sergeant's Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Press Presents Sergeant's Heart by Natashiah Jansen “Sergeant’s Heart” is a story about love, lost and new beginnings. Celest and Mark celebrate their unplanned pregnancy before he is supposed to go to Afghanistan. But soon afterwards Celest’s world is turned upside down by an unforeseen disaster. She only has her friend Dina to support her and help her deal with her loss.
Rum and Roses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The police don't like 'Skinny' McAfree, but they do like him for the disappearance and possible murder of his next door neighbour.
Girl On A Train
Series: Luke Adams, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,030. Language: British English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Luke Adams Investigates book 1, exciting, satisfying, edgy twists and turns. Contemporary women's psychological fiction, within the mystery suspense thriller genres. There is a good repartee between the older male detective and the younger female, contributing to some entertaining banter, offsets their clients emotion and peril. Strong women handling their darker emotions.
Memorial Day
Series: Private Detective Murders, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In trouble you can’t solve? See Thanet Blake, Private Detective. All graveyards are sad. Mother and I visit three of them to pay our respect to those who have gone on.
Murder on the Salsette
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Genevieve Masefield & George Porter Dillman find unusual travelers on the Salsette: two British men, traveling independently, who clearly dislike each other; an elderly Indian man whose powers of deduction may be based on more earthly techniques than his claimed mystical energy; and a young woman & her get involved in every bit of trouble aboard the Salsette - including murder!
Mystery, Mayhem & Murder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
From the “awesome imagination of author David DeLee” (Suspense Magazine) comes thirteen pulse-pounding stories of crime and criminals and the people determined to bring them to justice, including six Grace deHaviland bounty hunter adventures, available for the first time all in one book. An omnibus of crime fiction from author David DeLee.
Murder on the Marmora
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield, new to the P&O shipping line, their new employers, are at first disappointed with the Marmora. When a dead body turns up, however, George and Genevieve know they've got their work cut out for them. Suspects abound, and on such a small ship keeping the demise of the poor victim a secret is proving tougher than they'd like.
Murder on the Caronia
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,730. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
As Genevieve Masefield and George Porter Dillman prepare to embark on another Atlantic crossing aboard the Caronia, they encounter two men brandishing shotguns, herding a man and a woman aboard ship in shackles. Curious, the two detectives find that the young couple have been captured in New York by Scotland Yard and are being transported back to England to stand trial for murder.
Murder on the Minnesota
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield temporarily join the Minnesota, a combination freighter and passenger ship owned by the Great Northern Steamship Company, as private detectives. After a fiery Catholic missionary is murdered in what proves to be the first in a series of crimes that will stretch them to their limit. Dillman and Genevieve have to use all their skills to combat danger.
Murder on the Mauretania
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Posing as passengers on the maiden voyage of the Mauretania, George Porter Dillman and Genevieve Masefield endure a nightmare voyage. Dillman is instrumental in rescuing a crew member from being washed overboard but he is too late to save one of the First Class passengers from the same fate. The presence of 12 tons of gold bullion on board convince Dillman and Genevieve of premeditated murder...
Murder on the Lusitania
Series: Dillman and Masefield novels, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1907: George Porter Dillman sets sail from Liverpool on the Lusitania's maiden voyage. Hired to pose as a passenger, George is in fact a private detective for the Cunard Line. When an expensive piece of jewelry is reported stolen and a body is found, George works quickly to solve both crimes, makes an unusual friend, Genevieve Masefield, and uncovers secrets aboard the ship that prove explosive.
Rules of Lying
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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In this 1st Place award-winning humorous chick-lit mystery, a former best-selling romance writer tries to pick up the pieces of her life after getting her heart stomped on by her lying, cheating boyfriend, and returns to her hometown in Florida where she contends with family, reporters, hurricanes, wildlife, a hunky Texan cowboy, a drop-dead gorgeous doctor … and murder.
Een Leeg Bestaan
Series: Marcel Sturing, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Het is nog vroeg in de ochtend als politieagent Marcel Sturing geconfronteerd wordt met een gruwelijke moord. De dader is snel gevonden maar er lijkt meer aan de hand. Marcel Sturing komt terecht in een wereld van computers en whizzkids in een zaak van internationale omvang.
C'è sempre un motivo, Maresciallo Maggio!
Series: I Racconti della Riviera, Book 2 (prequel). Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: Italian. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Il Maresciallo Maggio, di stanza a Viserba, affronta le situazioni guidato dalla sua coscienza. Più testimone che protagonista degli eventi, sfugge ai canoni del filone, contemporaneamente lanciando una caratterizzazione alternativa alla schiera di commissari e vicequestori impegnati nella fiction italiana. In questa raccolta compaiono i racconti d'esordio del personaggio.
The Gift Book 1 in the Wakefield series
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What if suddenly you could tell, just by looking at a person, if they were sick or healthy? What if you could tell that they were about to die? Would you consider this new found ability a curse or a gift? Michelle Wakefield races against time trying to learn how to harness this ability in order to stop a killer that is targeting hospital patients and save the man she loves.
Cupids & Crooks: A Presley Thurman Novel
Series: The Presley Thurman Mystery Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by Laina Turner Media, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Presley was thrilled when Cooper surprised her with a trip to an all-inclusive resort in Cabo San Lucas. No work and all play was all that was on her mind until well renowned Mexican soap opera star, Lucia Vegas, turned up dead in the hotel pool.