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To Whom It May Concern
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Spontaneous human combustion and the idea that it passes from generation to generation has long fascinated me, as has magic and the supernatural. In a coal-blackened back shed, when I was six or seven, I saw a girl of about twelve do simple magic, passing her hand through a candle's flame and having her pet crow do tricks. Later, these elements came together and I wrote “To Whom it May Concern.”
The Dreamcaster
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Fifth-grader April discovers that a voice in her dreams is her father's, a research scientist who disappeared years ago. She soon learns that nearly everyone in town is having strange dreams, and the dreams are being controlled by a renegade scientist, the man responsible for her father's disappearance. April, her mother, and an undercover federal agent rescue her father and stop The Dreamcaster.
The Story of 25 Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
STANLEY PLATT HAS BEEN THROWN TO HIS DEATH. It will take a few seconds to drop 25 stories to hard pavement. But in those few seconds, he will LIVE. And he will SOLVE HIS OWN MURDER! A short story of murder, commerce, and art by Eric "Cruel" Cline, whose work has appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine.
Most Likely to Murder
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Series: The Susan Lombardi Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What high school class has a thirty-two year reunion? A class whose president has left the country, whose vice president is dead, and whose treasurer is in the Witness Protection program - in fact, Professor Susan Lombardi’s class from Count Basie High School. At the reunion, one of her “old gang” ends up dead, and Susan and her friends team up to find the classmate Most Likely to Murder.
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye...Wayne's Daughter
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Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
max is distracted in his attempt to find out what happened to the daughter of an old school friend, and the cause of his distraction is the gorgeous georgina; but max is nothing, if not a dedicated super sleuth, and balances his love life and the search for his friend's daughter, but at the cost of his passion for running.
Maze in Blue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
2012 IPPY E-Book Regional Bronze Award Winner University of Michigan senior Denney Silber believed true friends could always be counted on. They were there for football games, sorority parties, and the little bumps in college like bad hair days, dating woes, and cramming for exams. Most importantly, Denney knew friends don't kill friends.
The Secrets of the Sibyl: a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"The Secrets of the Sibyl" is a short Gothic tale set in the Roman world of 382 A.D. When her father buys a decaying villa on the wild, rocky coast of Cumae, city of the ancient Sibyline oracle, fourteen-year-old Cellina finds mysteries at every turn. Following the trail of a mysterious silver box, she uncovers the secret of a decades-old crime committed within the villa's crumbling walls.
The President's Daughter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The president's daughter, Millennium Tyler, born shortly after 9/11, is about to discover what happens when an impulsive decision about college ends up dragging others along on a grand adventure. The others include her Secret Service protectors, bumbling international terrorists, a drug kingpin, a religious fanatic, two of her classmates, and a South Dakota farm kid. Nobody emerges unscathed.
Gwinnel Gardens
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It wasn’t unusual for retirees in Lowenna to succumb to death during the winter months in Lowenna, but while Gia and her friend, Holly worked on restoring the overgrown Gwinnel Gardens, they noticed there were an increasing number of services at the crematorium in the valley. Unless she found out quickly who was behind the sudden deaths, would someone close to Gia be the next victim?
TV Torment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nineteen years ago Cambridgeshire solicitor Malcolm Margarson was found in a lay-by off a main road with an axe buried in his skull. During a TV news bulletin Lucy Harlow hears the agonised Margarson being tortured in Hell by “Angel”, a teenaged girl. Lucy sets out to identify who Angel was in life, and uncovers not only Margarson’s killer but also the leader of a rape and murder gang...
Killer Reels
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jimmy Kiley is a keen amateur movie maker. He’s also the ruthless criminal boss of the north side of the city. When enforcing his own brand of law, he sees no reason why he shouldn’t mix business with pleasure. His kick is to provide a private viewing of his last venture to the star of the next. And his reluctant stars are only ever one hit wonders.
Rajan Iqbal - Maut ka Jadoo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: Hindi. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Iqbal and Nafees are off to a small village in Madhya Pradesh looking for Nafees's ailing uncle. When they reach his ghost-like servant tells them that his uncle has left for somewhere; and then starts a tale of black magic, horror and suspense which is blended with the unstoppable comedy by Iqbal & Nafees.
Hawk Moon - Book Two of the Robert Payne Mystery Series
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Series: The Robert Payne Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two beautiful Indian women are found dead with their noses cut off - an old Indian practice to punish infidelity - in this suspenseful second mystery by best-selling author Ed Gorman. The mutilation murders stun the quiet Iowa town of Cedar Rapids and call for the special skills of criminal psychologist Robert Payne, who uses clues from the crime scene to piece together a psychological portrait of
Phantoms Can Be Murder: Charlie Parker Mystery #13
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Series: The Charlie Parker Mysteries, Book 13. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An enigmatic letter from her namesake aunt, a trip to England, and Charlie is seeing ghosts in the medieval Suffolk town of Bury St. Edmunds. But it isn’t only slightly-eccentric Aunt Louisa’s beliefs in the occult or her spooky “haunted sites” tours that pique Charlie’s interest. Something sinister is brewing and Charlie finds herself drawn into an investigation of crimes that are far too real.
Sindie Greets the Handyman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
For a retired hit chick in a sleepy Northwest town, a new neighbor with an unknown past means trouble. He may be a cop. He might be an enforcer. He claims to be a simple handyman... but for Sindie Slick, former Pole-Dancing Hit Chick, that's the least credible story of them all.
Furious and the Nosey Neighbor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a former assassin retires to a sleepy Northwest town, dumb luck lands him directly across the street from the town gossip, the busiest busybody around. Common sense says to stay away. Unfortunately, the curious town tattler has a far different idea in mind.
A Black Deeper Than Death (Miki Radicci Book 1)
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Series: Miki Radicci, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Trash Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.14 from 7 reviews)
Urban Fantasy Young Adult When she accidentally experiences the murder of a prominent business student from NYU, Miki attracts the attention of the police and the killer who threatens her and her family. But Miki doesn't really know enough to identify the killer. She experiences the death but can't see his face. Miki decides to learn as much as she can about the killer to save her family.
Outside The Box
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and the team are in the thick of it again. A terrorist organisation has targeted some of the country's top people. To try to save the hostages the team need to think out of the box.
Clint Faraday 30: A Timely Burial
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Series: Clint Faraday Mysteries, Book 30. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bill Reynald´s interment is announced on TV. That´s sort of surprising, seeing clint was talking to him five minutes ago! Clint checks to find it was a stolen passport in a dead man´s pocket. There was also a note for Clint Faraday in code. It led to a strange case.
Rajan Iqbal ki Wapsi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,110. Language: Hindi. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rajan Iqbal, the desi heroes of your childhood are back again in a new Avatar. In their first adventure, Rajan Iqbal along with their girlfriends Salma-Shobha reach Garh, a small town in Himalayas looking after a drug mafia. The story takes a dreaded twist when Salma goes missing, supposedly dead.