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David
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This mystery-thriller takes the reader on a journey from a small town in Louisiana to the art centers of Europe. Two men attempt to solve a five-hundred-year-old mystery that involves stolen antiquities. Murder and intrigue follow them on their quest to find the answer to a question that has puzzled scholars for half a millennium.
Talking To The Dead Guys
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,710. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Texas mystery about a dog, strong women, and small-town living (or is it dying?). Shoot! I'll cut right to the chase. When me and my sister's mastiff Boo Radley drags me off my feet during the damned cemetery tour right onto a dead corpse, the dog poop hits the fan. And that's just chapter one. Welcome to Lockhart, the barbecue capital of Texas, where's there more than indigestion brewing.
Five Crimes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Master storyteller, C. C. Blake, invites you to the perfect heist: five forays into crime and suspense, mystery and the macabre for one low price! Cops and crooks, parents and children, lovers and psychotics . . . These stories share ugly secrets and terrifying adversaries, pitching normal people into extraordinary circumstances where courage and ingenuity are the only tools for survival.
Bird of Paradise: A Diana Siddal and Mustapha Alawi Mystery Short
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this tale by Atlanta-based mystery writer Julian Cage, the discovery of the months-old corpse of a woman leads Detective Diana Siddal and Inspector Mustapha Alawi to two older men, one a lover and the other something of a mentor. One man loves theatre; the other came to love it. But neither expected what would happen when the woman and her partner tried to raise money for a theatre company.
The Doll Makers
Series: Annie Raymond Mystery ยท Fantastic Crime. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,520. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Fantastic Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A crime novel set in London and Argyll. Can Annie live with herself if she fakes evidence? Can she live with the consequences if she doesn’t? Distracted, she misses vital evidence in a case she thought wasn’t her business. But someone close is determined she will never deliver it.
Dead Man's Float
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
As an ex-medical examiner from Montreal, Teresa St. Claire thought working as the doctor on a cruise ship would be a piece of cake. And it was, until a dead body mysteriously appeared, floating face down, in the Sea View Pool.
Solitude Separations
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The daughter that Dana gave up for adoption comes back into her life seeking help in finding the killer of the man she loved. When a young Amish man from Solitude meets a similar fate, Dana and her Amish friend Fannie fear the deaths are connected and seek justice for the grieving families. This is the 19th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
The Rock
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 32,830. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Adam Croft. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
DS Tamara Sullivan arrives on The Rock on a three-month secondment from the London Metropolitan Police Service, teaming up with Chief Inspector Gus Broderick of the Royal Gibraltar Police Force. But when a young police constable is found hanging from the ceiling of his apartment, the pair begin to unravel a dark and dangerous secret that will test their working relationship to the limit.
I, Detective
Price: Free! Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
You’ll find every type of crime and all manner of detectives in this dip-in volume of 16 short stories. Meet Cass Nova, who just can’t separate his personal and professional life. Go back to the 19th century with Marmaduke Grey; experience the battle of different detection methods in Hard Cop, Soft Cop; and as for The Matilda Chronicles … please forgive me, Agatha.
Primal Creatures
Series: French Quarter Mystery, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Wyatt Thomas, the French Quarter's favorite sleuth, returns in his third full-length novel. If you like New Orleans (and who doesn't?) check out this book.
All Things Being Equal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,000. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Max was a finder of lost things: hearts, loves, dreams, and, in this case, brothers. He was minding his own business when he is embroiled in the search for a lovely lady's brother. Everyone says he's left with the family funds but she knows better!
Amston Spirits
Series: Amston Lake, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Retired Dirk Adler is half-heartedly renovating his shack-in-the-woods when mystery and history lure him away. Three women: brainy girlfriend Margot, sexy siren Vernonica and ethereal pyschic JoAnne help him uncover secrets buried in Amston woods for 300 years. The situation escalates when a developer begins a subdivision in the woods and bizarre accidents lead the police to Dirk’s doorstep.
Uruguayo Shade - Adventures In Uruguay and Argentina
Series: Hacktivism, Speculative Fiction Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Between tranquil insights from what could be an Uruguay travel guide; action and adventure explode. Our hero's a skilled hacker with a peculiar hobby. He drains financial assets of those who've become wealthy by destroying the future of others. It's a good hobby and pays well for the punishment he applies. 'Bob' now faces torture and death when a hacking exploit goes wrong.
The Four Horsemen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
After a dramatic experience in Vietnam, 4 Green Berets return home to NYC, joining the PD as Horsemen in its Mounted Patrol Unit. After attacks by domestic terrorists, their skills from Vietnam become an asset- creating the NYPD’s Joint Terrorist Task Force. But the story heats up:they must decide – do they work within the restrictions of the law or step outside the law to take down this terror?
Colours of the Underground
Series: Inspector Winwood Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,690. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The body of an artist is found on waste land in the small English town of Rutherford. A second body is discovered bound and gagged in his own luxury taxi. D.I Winwood’s investigations uncover a dirty tricks campaign from a property development company and corruption at the local Council. Parts of the town’s heritage are under threat. Only the Underground can help; but who are they?
A Killing At The Track
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,300. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Some people will do anything to make a killing at the racetrack. Dope a horse, bribe a jockey – or murder a trainer. Private investigator Jeri Howard discovers dangerous odds on the track’s backside.
Where The Bodies Are Buried
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,010. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Oakland private eye Jeri Howard had a client, but he was murdered. Why did he need a private investigator? Maybe the answer is at the company where he worked. Jeri goes to work, undercover, to find out where the bodies are buried.
Bohemian Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Peekaboo" Frankie Fagen is a long-haired, leather-jacketed private detective, best known for his unconventional methods and the Norton Commando he rides through his beloved San Francisco. When summoned to a box at the opera, he meets the beautiful Colleen Farragut, due to go on trial the next day for the murder of her husband, the city's richest and most powerful real estate developer.
Witness To Evil
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,480. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Darcy Stefano is seventeen, going on forty. She swiped her mother's credit card and went to Paris. The Stefanos have more money than sense. So they pay Oakland private eye Jeri Howard to go to the City of Lights and retrieve their errant daughter. Darcy and Jeri come face-to-face with long-ago evil and its modern-day counterpart.
A Credible Threat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,020. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Oakland PI Jeri Howard searches for reasons as threats and vandalism frighten the residents of a house near the university in Berkeley. After a violent incident, murder could be next. Or has it already happened?