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The Day It Happened
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Series: Miranda's Rights Mysteries, Prologue. Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What happened to Miranda Steele shouldn’t happen to anyone. This short extended prologue introduces the Miranda's Rights Mystery series—mysteries featuring Miranda Steele, a woman with a miserable past who fights her way to happiness and finds it where she least expects it.
Island Shore
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Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
There's been a robbery for 6 nights now- and an old magician from the "magical island" claims the thief will strike last on the 7th night. Taylor and Angie are trying to figure out who the thief is- and fast. Little do they know- it's someone they know very well.
Low Angles
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Series: Stoney Winston Hollywood Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Against his better judgment, Hollywood foot soldier Stoney Winston arrives at a flea-bitten desert Hamlet to help Diane LaMotta direct her first feature, a no-budget indie action potboiler titled Cycles from Hell. He finds the production being killed by sabotage that turns into stabbing, near-drowning, and violent death.
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mara Byrne thought her marriage of thirty years was solid, but after her husband dies unexpectedly, she discovers a mysterious letter in his things. Did he have an affair? Was he the man she believed him to be for so many years? With the help of a handsome private detective, Mara finds herself knee deep in danger, mystery and intrigue. Will she live long enough to find the truth?
No Place for an Honest Woman
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Series: Casey Collins Counterterrorism Thrillers. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,460. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Junior diplomat Kathryn “Casey” Collins sits in Cold War Poland. In April 1986, she's a sitting duck. East Bloc spies are trying to trick secrets from her. Gaddafi's terrorist surrogates are killing Americans in Europe as the US Air Force readies its bombers to raid Libya. Chernobyl's meltdown will soon shower her with radioactive fallout. Casey must choose sides. A wrong decision means death.
Death by Desire (Book #4 in the Caribbean Murder series)
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Series: Caribbean Murder, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the midst of gorgeous St. Bart’s, a few days before Christmas, a Senator’s daughter is found stabbed and strangled on the beach—the day after her engagement party. As Cindy and Mattheus investigate, they enter an exclusive world of unimaginable wealth, of luxurious parties on yachts and private villas. But they learn that on the pristine St. Bart's, everything is not always as it seems to be.
Inside Passage to Murder
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Paranormal sleuth Mark Shotridge has a dream that there might be trouble on board a cruise ship in Alaska. He books passage and soon finds there is much more trouble than he thought. After several murders, he must use his psychic powers to stop a serial killer on board.
Woman in the Photograph
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sixteen years ago, June was abandoned on the door of a fire hall. Now a teenager, June is on the run. She follows breadcrumbs her mother left behind.But now the police are closing in. June has only hours – maybe minutes – until her chance of discovering the one thing she really wants to know is gone. All she has to do is find the woman that never wanted to know her.
Confessions of a Good Mother
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"He said, 'Baby, take off those pretty shoes. I want to see the mud squish between your toes.' That’s when I shot him." Lyla, working mom and assassin, believes that most problems can be solved with a bullet. That is until she has a parenting problem that can't be solved with a Smith & Wesson Ladysmith.
The Railroad
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
There are killers plaguing New York, taking the lives of children and their parents. At the scene of each murder the numbers 4-5-1 are written in the victim’s own blood. The killings become known as the Chapter and Verse murders. For Mike Dobbs these murders are nothing more than a few gory sound bytes on the evening news but that all changes when the people he loves have to run.
The Adventures of Jonny Law
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,880. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this zany comedy/adventure Jonny teams up with his old high school buddy and recovering alcoholic, Frank Miller. Together they are two of the wackiest secret agents on the planet. And when Frank's new neighbors are a little more than suspicious, the two quickly find themselves on the biggest case of their lives that involves saving the President of the United States and perhaps the whole world.
The Last Dance Can Be Murder
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Series: The Nicholas Pantera Mysteries Series One Books One to Three, iii. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the stunning conclusion to the Nicholas Pantera series one trilogy, Nick again confronts Minisoft and their global ambitions. Proving once again that murder is an effective tool in their arsenal, Nick is faced with choices with terrifying global ramifications, and costs that hit closer to home. How far will he be willing to go to protect his friends and the one woman he holds dearer than life?
Destiny Kills
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Series: Sam Casey, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,570. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Full Moon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
One week before her wedding a young woman strips, takes the time to fold her clothes, then calmly walks into Lake Michigan. When Sam Casey is asked to look into the death of a young mother who left her infant in a high chair, walked down the street and jumped off the overpass, Sam finds a strange similarity—they each received a phone call just prior to committing suicide.
Splatter Pattern
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Tyler Welton finds himself kidnapped by an unknown opponent it starts a game between two psychopaths. A game of cat versus cat. For Tyler Welton and the opponent are serial killers vying to be number one. Who will win this deadly game, or will death be its own reward? Every serial killer has their day.
Revenge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Heinous murders haunt the poorer streets of Sydney. Dr. Marcus Learnaby is a caring, skilled surgeon to his patients and those who work under him. To his wife and young son, he is a dictator, a martinet. Could there be a darker side to the doctor, a side which seeks death and darkness? Will one detective be able to bring him face to face with his true self and end a long killing spree?
Death of a Messenger
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Price: Free! Words: 65,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Clarissa Daniels has a missing flash drive and too little money to pay a blackmailer. St Cloud has time on his hands and a couple of questions he wants answered, including why she tells a lot of lies, and why someone would want to shoot a man in the head. Especially one who was already dead...
Trick of Light - A Kay Farrow Novel
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Series: Kay Farrow Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,690. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A shocking and provocative new thriller from the author of the national bestseller The Magician's Tale. Kay Farrow, a color-blind photographer who sees the world in black, white and shades of gray, probes the mysterious death of her beloved mentor on a quest that takes her to the darkest intersections of San Francisco's Mission District.
The Magician's Tale - A Kay Farrow Novel
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Series: Kay Farrow Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A woman who sees what others cannot see seeks the murderer of a young street hustler, a man she had befriended in photographing San Francisco's dark, sexually charged netherworld.
Nocturnal: A Christopher Lance Thriller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Christopher, a brash reporter, has trouble with the night. An insomniac, he rarely sleeps and, when he does, nightmares stemming from the unsolved murder of a childhood friend years earlier haunt him. But when he meets a young girl, who is the splitting image of his friend, and with the same name and same mother, Christopher is compelled to solve the mystery, even as dark forces plot his demise.
Joe Detective: Oddball (Book Seven)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,010. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Heroin on the streets is illegal, worth a lot of money, and deadly. Heroin in a hospice allows people to die with dignity. When 31 Kilos of the stuff disappear from the evidence room, the police commissioner becomes a wanted man. But he only took 1 Kilo. What about the other 30 Kilos? No one wants it to hit the streets