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Vanity, Vengeance And A Weekend In Vegas
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,790. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sophie Katz, bestselling mystery writer and amateur sleuth, has just discovered that Anatoly, her sexy Russian P.I boyfriend of six years is actually married to the daughter of a Russian mafia boss. Devastated by his betrayal, Sophie banishes him from their beautiful San Francisco Victorian home. Desperate to distract their friend and pull her out of her depression, Dena and Marcus spirit Sophie
Crystal Illusions
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Series: The Steve Williams Series, Book 5 ยท The Games Thriller Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Assistant D.A. Carolyn Hastings has an uncanny knack for putting away criminals. With one of the best prosecution records in recent history, her future as Manhattan’s next District Attorney looks certain. But her sixth sense for winning cases threatens to work against her when she starts seeing a string of murders through the eyes of the killer.
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye. 'Murder in Maroochydore.
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Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Max is accused of a hit and run accident, which is now considered to be a murder. The beautiful Danielle de Montfort, an Insurance Investigator, is supposedly helping, but is at odds with him. He is protecting a client, whilst she wants his client to be charged and found guilty.
You'll Never Walk Alone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Phil March is about to lose his job but doesn't have the courage to tell Suzanne. The couple are about to land on hard times and Phil wanders about a local beauty spot in his lunchtimes mulling things over. A year after he is sacked, he sees his old boss following the same routine. The initial job cull did not cure the firm's finances, and the fate of the boss now walks in lockstep with Phil...
Young Love and Tragedy "The Felton Chronicles"
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The small town of Felton experiences shock and grief as three teenagers are killed and one critically wounded in a series of murders. An act of revenge and one of betrayal brings the community together in grief and resolve to find out why. Ultimately, the town learns the truth and justice prevails when the killers are discovered.
Murder on Retreat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,110. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hubert Maston is murdered during a law firm "retreat." Among the suspects are: an associate who has been falsely accused of malpractice; junior partners who seek control of the firm; Maston’s senior partners, who suspect him of stealing firm funds; and the victim’s wife, who is angered over his affair. A law firm associate involved in the investigation sets a dangerous trap to catch the murderer.
Seasoned Greetings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,950. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A greedy corporation takes customer loyalty to an unimaginable level in this thriller. Start with a generous helping of illegal Wall Street insider trading, throw in a ruthless casino debt collector and some union muscle, then mix well with a beautiful Boston cop who stumbles into the middle of an incredible scheme. The novel is fiction, but the threat is real.
Dani Hayward, P.I.: The Richard Clark Case
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Price: Free! Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Attorney Phillip Blakely's first encounter with Dani Hayward was one he would prefer to leave in his past. But another dead end case has dropped into his lap and, once again, he seeks the help of Dani Hayward, Private Investigator.
The Detective's Vice
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Series: Detective Tom Briggs Murder Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,070. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The mentally ill son of a police detective helps hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are mysteriously linked to the novels of Ernest Hemingway, a manhunt that seeks clues in Hemingway's Paris of the 1920s, and leads the detective on a journey of personal reckoning with demons he has long suppressed, which include that his own son is a suspect.
Sins of the Mother, a kate carpenter mystery
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,020. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s strange how something as simple as a knock on the door can change your life completely – and not necessarily for the better. Kate Carpenter has had a busy year, what with moving in with her boyfriend, Cam, dealing with visits from ex-boyfriends – not to mention job stress, as she keeps finding dead bodies all over the theatre she manages. And then comes the knock on the door.
Remorseless
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,740. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Peter Leech is a devious killer, brutalized by years in prison. Now he is up for parole and, one way or another, he wants out. Can criminal profiler Doc Powers unravel the truth about Leech and stop him taking revenge on those he blames for his conviction? And can Doc help protect the beautiful parole officer who has unwittingly become the subject of this psychopath’s wild obsessions
Cat Nap
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Triwell doesn’t adopt strays. He is a stray, a man who has lost everything even though he has a house and an antiquarian bookstore in Seavy Village on the Oregon Coast. The cat adopted him. She’s a mystery, a mystery who lives with him, a mystery he will solve one summer in a surprising—and deadly—way. With bonus story, “Star.”
Inspector Zhang and the Perfect Alibi (a short story)
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Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Inspector Zhang of the Singapore Police Force is called in to what appears to be an open and shut case. A young woman has been killed during a burglary. The fingerprints on the murder weapon point to a well-known house-breaker. But the burglar has a cast-iron alibi because at the time of the murder he was in police custody.
Oracle Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A young, geeky ghost hunter takes a case of a missing boyfriend. She and many of her friends become involved in a search involving criminal gangs and a bank heist.
The Family Tree
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For most of us, our family tree is a definite lineage, tracing back into history many generations. And so too was Michael Kingsbury’s. Or at least he thought. That was until he received a letter his grandmother had written nearly fifty years earlier. That letter, and a bit of insight from a local historian, sets Michael on a quest to discover just why his true grandfather was murdered.
Maynard Soloman Legalizes Gay Knot Tying (Funny Detective Stories #5)
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Series: Funny Detective Stories, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Fans of funny detective stories, meet Maynard Soloman. Some say he's crusty, profane and clueless. If you ask him, he solves the world's problems one case at a time. In this short story, the Ol' Badger runs into his estranged wife's cult. In order to get a divorce, he'll need to legalize gay marriage. Or be eaten as a human sacrifice. He'd better hurry. The cult just bought ranch dressing.
Desert Intrigue: The Adventures of John and Julia Evans
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Series: The Adventures of John and Julia Evans, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
When Julia’s brother announces that his dude ranch is haunted, she believes that someone is trying to sabotage his place and force him to sell. The mysterious happenings have to do with Superstition Mountain, the lost Dutchman’s goldmine, and the great Thunder God. Is it possible that the legend of the Thunder God is actually true? After a terrible thunderstorm, everyone begins to wonder.
Savings
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,770. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Savings is a fictional book about a rogue government agency, the Department of Retirement Services, who have their own take on health care for seniors. When the wrong person loses a loved one the department gets noticed for what it is. And you thought Obamacare was scarry!!!
You Never Saw
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nathan Macklin retired and moved south to get away from it all. He didn’t. A fifty year old unsolved murder arouses the curiosity of gritty, ex-NYC detective Macklin. As clues lead him inevitably towards a cover up that threatens his life and the lives of those he loves, Macklin is pitted against a powerful District Attorney who has his own secrets and will stop at nothing to keep them that way.
The Red Peacock Murders
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Series: Detective Tom Briggs Murder Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,170. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hours before the gas-chamber execution of a man convicted of hacking to death a California family 20 years ago, a reporter tries to stop the execution by convincing the only survivor of the grisly attack that the man might have been framed by law enforcement, with the help of her newspaper. Meanwhile, a ghastly apparition watches and waits, seeking its own kind of justice.