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Tales of Masks & Mayhem V4
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Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012 by Night to Dawn Magazine & Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Continuing in a great tradition, five stories in pulp action, adventure, and thrills are included in this anthology! “The Hooded Hunter”, “Prophet of Peril”, “The Crimson Mask’s Justice” “His Master’s Voice,” and other thrillers.
Points West (A Butterscotch Jones Mystery Book 5)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
McIntyre's Gulch has had it's share of close calls with the law, but this time disaster looms large. A corrupt Mountie staggered to Butterscotch's doorstep and dropped dead. Chuck Goodhead is able to identify the policeman as a traitor who is a purveyor of secrets. Dark and powerful enemies are converging on the town and Chuck and Butterscotch must work quickly to find out why.
The Rostikov Legacy
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Series: The Malykant Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 25,990. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Konrad Savast is Death’s most trusted servant, charged with finding and punishing the vilest of killers. When he discovers the body of a wealthy society hostess lying in the cold, mist-shrouded reaches of the Bone Forest, the pressure is on to find her killer. Can he catch the killer without revealing himself as the Malykant?
The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Part II, The Solution
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Dickens died at the height of his powers, yet so subtle were the many clues he placed in Drood that many believe he had lost control of the novel’s direction. He had, in fact, successfully hidden not only the true killer’s identity but another murder, as well. This book, beginning where Dickens left off, recreates the rest of the story.
Party Doll
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,020. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bubba Mabry returns in a new novella guaranteed to thrill and amuse fans of the series featuring the Albuquerque, NM, private eye. Bumbling Bubba is hired to find a missing stripper who goes by the stage name Joy Forever. But there's more here than meets the eye. The feds are interested in Joy, too. And they don't like Bubba messing around in their case. A fast, funny mystery!
Curse of the Gypsy: A Lady Anne Mystery
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Series: Lady Anne Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Fans of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries by Deanna Raybourn will rejoice to discover this much-sought-after third book in the Lady Anne Mystery series.
Mala sangre
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,360. Language: Spanish. Published: February 3, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Segunda novela protagonizada por el inspector Santiago Escalona, un policía barcelonés asignado al barrio del Raval y de cuya mano asistiremos al trasiego cotidiano en ese rincón populoso del centro de la ciudad. Se trata de un barrio lleno de tipos de dudosa catadura pero que ejerce sobre el inspector una fascinación extraña, quizás la fascinación de la vida ciudadana en su estado más salvaje.
Craxer Must Steal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,650. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Introducing John Craxer, insurance investigator, misfit and rogue, with an instinct for committing clever crimes. In this first book of the Craxer Chronicles, he agrees to steal a precious masterpiece. Dodging the mega-rich gallery owner, Jerry Bramma, and his enforcer, the violent Mr. Glimmer, Crax launches the break-in with the help of a beautiful stripper and the painter himself.
Dropouts
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Price: $3.11 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Being homeless is tough enough, but when someone wants you and your kind dead, it takes it to another level. Unlucky victims that cross this killer’s path suffer a brutal and bloody death. The police can find no motive. But, feelings that have been abused by deception and greed dominate a twisted mind that burns with the need for revenge. But one life is not enough, they must all pay.
Shiny Rocks
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris investigates the case of the Empress Jewels, trying to avert an international incident. He could use the Ferret's help, but the Chief has him working on a mysterious case of his own. Number four in the series.
Silent Victor
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Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,970. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Clarke Lantham got a good chuckle when a world-famous alien hunter tried him to prevent an attack on San Francisco. He stopped laughing 12 hours later when gray aliens apparently stole a priceless artifact in full view of security cameras. But when takes the case, he finds himself working against the Chinese Government and the FBI. Book 4 of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries Mystery/Comedy/Thriller
The Homeless Murders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,710. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Seattle bed-and-breakfast owners Ed Harmens and Meg Yarmouth team up with an SPD detective to track down the vicious killer of homeless men in local parks, just in time to prevent kidnapped Meg's torture
One Day
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Vince Diamond is a private detective in Atlanta, Georgia. Most of his days are spent chasing missing husbands and bail jumpers. Today he would accept a case that changed his life. Today he would watch a man die.
The Betrayed
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
How far would you go for a promotion? how important are your dreams and aspirations above others? What are you willing to sacrifice or more importantly who are you willing to sacrifice to get what you want? These are the questions and consequences that Mark Fletcher has face in his quest for a coveted Flying Squad position.
Sea of Secrets
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Victorian England, innocent young Oriel Pembroke stumbles into a web of dangerous secrets at the seaside estate of the aristocratic Ellsworth family. As she falls in love with the brooding young duke, Herron, she begins to fear for his sanity—and for both their lives—as sinister events unfold.
Murder At Any Age
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What is it like to come of age in a convent orphanage where the nuns’ primary concerns were did you say your prayers, did you brush your teeth and were you quiet most of the time? When Robert Steeter shows up missing, the nuns as well as his sister Maureen assumed he has run away and little more thought is given to him. This book has a quick moving plot with lively and emotional scenes.
Death of a Lover
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Series: The Barbara O'Grady Mysteries, 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,750. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Three Cedars Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Kathleen Marshal hires failed-artist turned PI Barbara O’Grady to clear her name, forcing Barbara to sort out truth from fantasy in Kathleen’s life. And to face some life-changing decisions of her own. Then the killer strikes again, and nothing will ever be the same, for any of them.
A Basketball, a Storm Drain, and a Choo Choo Train
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ty Ballard, chief homicide detective was staring at three murdered young boys. Nothing in common, no ties to each other. If the pattern continued number four would soon be following. There had to be something in the boy's past or present that tied them to the murderer.
Gumbo Ya-Ya
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,460. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Snubnose Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gumbo Ya-Ya is representative of a world-view from the mean streets of the "Big Sleazy" to the prison chow hall at Pendleton Reformatory. The characters in these stories range from a man who beds his best friend's girlfriend, to a college football player who discovers his youthful machismo disappearing when he faces a drunk with a revolver in hand.
Black Forest
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Series: Denver Cereal, Volume 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,980. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Skeletons entwined in the chapel and a simple admission, "I have this same Saint Jude pendant," send the Denver Cereal into the wild pursuit of the child killer, Saint Jude. Danger lurks and evil's host threatens to destroy the lives of those we love. Denver Cereal characters are stretched to their limits as they fight to stop Saint Jude's rampage against Denver's children.