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Three Strikes You're Dead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Echelon Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the shadowy metropolis that is 1938 Chicago, Steve Malek is a Tribune police reporter in a city gripped by the Kelly-Nash political machine and the post-Capone crime syndicate. With the winds of change blowing in, Malek senses the story of a lifetime when a reform candidate for mayor is gunned down by an unknown assailant.
The Salome Effect
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
A former American soldier suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. A gorgeous Romanian stripper. A fascinating Italian city. A priceless painting. A murder. The Salome Effect.
La quinta llave
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: Spanish. Published: January 30, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Aunque pudiera parecer que Santisteban es un inspector provinciano, de una comisaría del casco histórico de Toledo, éste ayudó a la detención del "Solitario". Descubrió la relación que tenía con el suzuki vitara que utilizó el asaltante de bancos para perpetrar el atraco donde reventó a dos guardias civiles.
Two Billion Reasons to Kill???
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Series: Burton James Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,660. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Burton James is at it again. Joining forces with his college pal, Captain Patrick Murphy of the Chicago PD, the pair put their heads together to discover who murdered a Chicago area tycoon on the Fourth of July. The motive was obviously money...or was it???
Discreet Activities
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Series: Vigilante, Book 6. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 69,310. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A budding terrorist organization, the 'Army for Islam' or AFI, is suspected of planning an attack, its target unknown. After two of the 'Discreet Activities' team members die violently in an AFI related suicide-bombing, the job becomes getting revenge on those responsible for this Holy War…
South Bank Blue
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When used car salesman Charlie Gittings takes a lady for a test drive he's swept away for a roller coaster crime ride through the streets of South London. Then there's old time Met detective Mitch Morgan hunting the brutal killer of a girl washed up from the Thames in a case dubbed by the media "the mermaid murder." Down river, a veteran robber is tooling up for one last spectacular job.
A Fatal Homecoming
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Series: Jean Bellimont, Book 3. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
France 1310: The body of a stranger is discovered, and, as Bailli Dubois begins his investigation, it becomes apparent that the wife of his best friend is implicated. He dispatches his clerk - Jean Bellimont - to Paris in the hope of uncovering new evidence. The story culminates in a dramatic courtroom scene in which the murderer is finally revealed. This is the 3rd of the Jean Bellimont novels.
The Unmothered
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Eden Sheridan spent years recovering from a traumatic childhood while re-inventing her life as a successful business woman. Now that the lakeside Inn she bought as an abandoned derelict and re-built as an upscale resort is ready for sale, she finds herself held back by a tangled relationship with her lover, and by the resentment that comes from her grown daughter. Then, the murders begin.
The Candela of Cancri
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
J.C. Simmons, returns with the tenth in the Jay Leicester series. From Gulf of Mexico waters to mountain ski resorts, Leicester (pronounced "Lester") deals with the disappearance of close friend and retired Radiologist, J.D. Ballard, who has long fought for FDA approval of a noninvasive cure for cancer he believes is being suppressed by the medical aristocracy simply for power, money, and prestige
Akel Dama
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,500. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
AKEL DAMA is exciting and well written, with pervasive humanity and the grit of truth. This work tells a vivid and compelling story, reminding us that we live amid pending horror. This is an impressive evocation of a threat of terrorism around the world at a crucial time in history. It is an important work that will be useful to all who are interested in the world from this time on.
A Convenient Solution
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Series: Jean Bellimont, Book 2. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
France, 1308. Jean Bellimont is leading a quiet, contented life as scribe in the city of Troyes. When his Bishop is arrested on spurious charges and Pope Clement sends an envoy to investigate, King Philippe responds by dispatching two of his most trusted Knights. Within days, one of the Cardinals is murdered, and France teeters on the brink of open war with the Papacy.
Four Nines Fine
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,850. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
One hundred million dollars' worth of pure gold traded for stolen military arms... the brutal murder of a Mexican Governor... the involvement of La Eme, the Mexican Mafia, Outlaw Motorcycle gangs, and violent street gangs, and a contract ordered on his life... These are the pieces of the puzzle Jay Leicester must put together to save not only himself, but those of innocent people working with him
The Underground Lady
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A small airplane mysteriously disappears in the dense piney woods of Mississippi. The pilot, a young widow named Hadley Welch is the lone occupant. Now, 25 years later, her daughter hires Aviation Consultant, Jay Leicester, to investigate. Jealously, revenge, and murder with colorful and deadly characters, all heading toward one climatic question: What happened to Hadley Welch and her airplane?
Popping the Shine
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,820. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
New Orleans settings, gangland murder, police corruption, and international drug operations are the backdrop for J.C. Simmons' sixth serial mystery. Jay Leicester (pronounced "Lester"), private investigator, is drawn into a worldwide drug manufacturing operation when an old family friend's grandson is brutally murdered and nailed to a French Quarter street in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Electra File
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jay Leicester, P.I., is hired to find a missing sailboat which is eventually found scuttled offshore with the bodies of two individuals associated with the new gaming industry in Biloxi, Mississippi. After another killing, this of a mayoral candidate who openly opposed the gambling industry, much suspicion is directed towards casino officials. Leicester's mandate: Solve the case or die trying.
Murder on Potrero Hill
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Series: Peyton Brooks' Mysteries, Volume 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,380. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Peyton knows the first suspect is the husband, but Jake isn’t acting like a typical suspect. He loved his wife, so what went wrong? Stepping into the circle of the elite, Peyton finds that things work differently when you’re wealthy, and Jake seems to be caught in the epicenter. Ultimately, she learns that you never know what darkness lurks in the mind and that some will murder to keep it hidden.
The Garden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Kim dreamed of an idyllic life in the country, but the reality is rapidly becoming a nightmare.
The Tempest Within
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Laura moves into an old Victorian farm house,she discovers a horrifying past of the previous two women to own this home. Will she also fall victim to the bad luck that shrouds this house? With the help of Darcy Parish, a hard nosed investigator, the terrible story of two women intertwine into a bed of lies, deception, and betrayal that expoldes into violent retribution.
Murder at the End of the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,910. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Murder in an isolated city, a politician's wife. A young detective named Allison Newberry is sent to keep the case from growing cold. Bizarre clues are purposefully left behind, leading towards a secret big enough to kill for. Nothing is ever simple in Illdara and no one leaves unchanged.
Icy Blue Descent
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What appears to be an ordinary matter of a missing person is suddenly magnified, as aviation consultant/P.I. Leicester (pronounced "Lester") plunges into the world of high finance, drug dealers, and murder. He ranges from Mississippi to Miami to islands in the Bahamas, tracking men and women who are pursuing the fast buck in the drug trade, and comes close to an icy blue descent