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Mayne Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 33,570. Language: Spanish. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sirviéndose de distintas excusas, ocho personas son convocadas a pasar un fin de semana en Mayne Manor, una majestuosa mansión victoriana en el condado de Surrey. Lo que iba a ser un tiempo de esparcimiento y recreo, pronto se convertirá en una auténtica locura, una aterradora experiencia que los dejará marcados para el resto de sus vidas.
Corpse Call
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Series: Detective Laura McCallister Lesbian Mystery, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Don't Waste Daylight. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The third book the in Detective Laura McCallister lesbian mystery series. The car at the bottom of Prentice Lake could not have gotten there accidentally. Max Wendt slumps dead in the front seat with neither a reason to kill himself nor enemies to do it for him...
Bag Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A mysterious bag that everyone wants. An employer who is as dangerous as she is beautiful. A man on the run. It was supposed to be a routine pickup, just another day on the job. If only it had been that easy. Bag Man is a 5,600 word short story. Included is a bonus story from Alex Mariner: The Billionaire's Daughter (5,900 words).
Secrets and Sins
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Series: Detective Laura McCallister Lesbian Mystery, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,290. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Don't Waste Daylight. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The second book in the Detective Laura McCallister lesbian mystery series. An elderly man, Tobias Faraday, is found dead in his estate, a victim of an apparent poisoning...
The Billionaire's Daughter (A Davidson & Harper Mystery)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The strong-willed daughter of a rich man. The son of a notorious mob boss. His grandmother's engagement ring. When the unlikely couple spit up, she kept the ring. It is Ronald Harper's and Kathleen Davidson's job to retrieve the ring before the mob boss learns it is missing, and takes action himself. 5,900 word short story. Includes a bonus story: Bag Man (5,600 words).
Matinicus — An Island Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,250. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Steeped in Maine island lore, this century-spanning double mystery pits a renegade fishing community against an unhappy child-bride of the 1820s, a defiant twenty-first-century teen, and a hard-drinking botanist who escapes to the island of Matinicus to avoid a crazed ex-lover and verify a rumored 22 species of wild orchid, only to find himself hounded by the ghost of a child some 200 years dead.
Murder by the Book (A Chloe Boston Mystery Book 15)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,500. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Chloe Boston reveals the killer, but it's only a game. She attends a game and encounters a killer. Only this murder is by the book. And you'll never guess who wrote it. Amidst the tumult of the wedding between Agatha and Lawrence, Chloe must outsmart a serial killer and stop him before he strikes again. If you think you know who the killer is, think again -- because you're wrong.
The Casebook of Jim Jesson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a series of short stories. Retired Boston Police Officer Jim Jesson fascinates readers with details of his motivation and techniques in solving crimes ranging from mysterious missing ice cream treats from his grade school days to capturing felons wanted by the state and Federal government. This is an entertaining yet incisive read for those who enjoy law enforcement stories.
Sunshine Hunter
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Series: A Susan Hunter Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A murderer, a stalker, and a lying boyfriend. Susan Hunter just wants to manage the weight loss center by day and play racquetball by night, but now she’s run off to Florida . . . and she’s accused.
The Highway Shooter: A South Texas Cozy Mystery
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,020. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In The Highway Shooter: A South Texas Cozy Mystery, newspaper reporter Glennis Dunning and Deputy Sheriff Jake Briggs join forces to free a Hispanic teenager wrongly accused of murder.
The Count of Samerand and the Ghost of Belgravia
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
The Count of Samerand is the final authority on crime, so much so that inspector James Wright of Scotland Yard has felt it necessary to bring eccentric count in on many a case. It is through these dealings and their unique meeting that the good inspector has to rely and even admire the count. In his later years he picks up his pen to defend this unique man, when the count is no longer able to.
The Agatha Christie Book Club
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,620. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Alicia Finlay walks out on her boring old book club and starts a new one devoted to her favorite mystery writer Agatha Christie she has no idea she's about to stumble upon a deadly mystery of her own. It's a mystery so baffling, it would leave even the Queen of Crime scratching her head...
Laid to Rest
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Series: Theatre Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story set in the historic Regent Theatre, where ghosts of years gone by still roam among the red velvet seats. James, a visiting actor, senses that one of them has an important message to pass on.
Tmi
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,410. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
If you heard someone plot a murder would you call the police or pretend it never happened? And if you did call the police would they believe you or add you to the top of their suspect list?
The Seawall - Book #8
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,060. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Hawaiian islands are north of the equator in the middle of the Pacific Ocean thousands of miles from anywhere. On the leeward side is the historical town of Lahaina, home to a group of four amateur sleuths: Ben, Helen, Justin and Nacho. They appear to be ordinary people leading ordinary lives, but appearances can be deceiving.
The Missing Parker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,970. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Missing Parker is a mystery set on a semi-isolated island in the Gulf of Georgia, between Vancouver and Victoria. When a man is found murdered the Royal Canadian Police are summoned to investigate. Shel Holack is sent to investigate, she knows the'How' of the killing and the 'Where'and 'When' but nothing else and in particular any motive.
El juego de Archer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: Spanish. Published: May 8, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Santiago Bustamante lleva una doble vida: cuando no está escribiendo para el diario principal de su ciudad, donde es un reconocido y respetado periodista, trabaja para una organización criminal en la que es distinguido por sus crímenes
Scenarios - A Collection of Nameless Detective Stories
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Shamus Award-winning Author Few characters have the loyal readership of Bill Pronzini's "Nameless Detective." The fourteen stories in this collection span his entire thirty-five-year life on the printed page. They include "It's a Lousy World," where Nameless proves that a friend did not commit the crime he was accused of; "Dead Man's Slough" and many others.
Sins of the Father — Book Three of the West Baden Murders Series
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Series: The West Baden Murders, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,480. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Paul Clouse believes his worries may finally be over. Though the past two years of his life have been horrific, he hopes things are going to change. His first wife was murdered, his son abducted, and his best friend killed by unknown assailants, but each time he manged to survive. A set of diaries left by the hotel's former occupants become his only hope to save himself and those around him.
A Patchwork of Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nine previously published tales from sunny side up to over hard. Includes Agatha nominated short story of 2010.This collection includes the story nominated for an Agatha in 2010, a diet spoof, a Walmart people short short, and much more. These stories originally appeared in Hard Luck Stories, Mouth Full of Bullets, Mysterical-E and others.