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Blown: A Dawna Shepherd Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Dawna yanks a renegade NSA contractor and accused spy out of a Polish banquet hall before he can testify to the European Justice Court about US cyber surveillance of "friendly" government leaders. Decidedly unfriendly forces are in hot pursuit as Dawna and her prisoner dash over snow-capped hills and through frosty woods as she struggles to keep them both alive in a December blizzard.
Beachcomber Baby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,430. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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From USA Today bestselling author Stephanie Queen Beachcomber Baby - Beachcomber Investigations series book 3 Dark and dangerous Dane and shamelessly sexy Shana team up like oil & water on a mission to save a baby while they wage a personal war of love & hate between them. Ex-special ops legend Dane Blaise doesn't like cases involving babies. He insists they're always bound to go bad. Really bad.
A Cruel Reckoning
Series: Mark Praed Novels, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Cruel Reckoning is the third installment in the Mark Praed series about operatives Alexandra Lansing and half-human/half-alien Mark Praed.
Killer Eulogy and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
One definition of noir is “no happy endings.” In this short story collection by award-winning author, Warren Bull, don’t expect any last-minute reprieves - it isn’t going to happen. Dark desires spiral inexorably down toward disaster. Bad choices lead to dangerous consequences, and a sucker never gets an even break.
Love Can Be Murder
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Mimi Griffin evaluates what is making her melancholy as she searches for love in her life. She meets a man who shares her thoughts, and opens up to her. He lost his wife Nina years ago, and is trying to fill his own personal void. As Mimi and Jeff find a common ground, love must wait when Nina's ghost appears. Can Mimi sort out this ghostly confrontation and allow her to move on with Jeff?
Mr. Lincoln and the Case of the Murderous Irishman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s 1847 in the wild frontier of Illinois. Attorney Abe Lincoln and his law partner William Herndon are hard-pressed to keep a young Irish immigrant lad out of jail on an attempted murder charge. All this, while Abe tries to prove exactly who owns Abner, the 300 lbs. prize winning Poland pig: the Blackfoot woman who smokes a pipe or the white man with a head like a pumpkin? Mystery and fun!
The Fall of Autumn
Price: Free! Words: 39,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Fall of Autumn is a special variety of short stories with surprising twists of murder mysteries. The stories enhance the readers in unexpected events that bring them to unexpected conclusions. The stores are enriched with moments that will take the readers to surprising and twisted heights.
Water Hammer
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A 1,200-word short story about a most unusual, overheard conversation in a San Francisco bar. An insidious method of revenge.
A Pain In The Arts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Sally Croft and her unborn son are brutally murdered. The cops have arrested someone, but Sally's husband Daniel is convinced they've got the wrong person. He tracks the man he thinks is responsible to Far North Queensland, Australia and sets about collecting evidence.
Soon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A young teenage boy must defend his mother and dog from evil. Sometimes life asks you grow up quickly, this is one of those times.
Tinseltown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by James Reasoner. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Carrie Fleming was on the run from a mysterious stalker. The young cowboy known only as Pecos found the last vestiges of the Old West in 1920s Hollywood. Fate brought them together at Christmas, when the only gifts that mattered to Pecos were winning Carrie's heart—and saving her life! **Sweet
Test Scores: A Kyle Shannon Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,240. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kyle Shannon, working for School District 1926, discovers that education is like everything else. The people involved can be Grade A or rotten to the Common Core. The sad truth is that not knowing the answers can lead to murder and test scores don’t tell the whole story.
Famous Penultimate Words
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,840. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Just a normal young woman, with a couple or four boyfriend mistakes behind her, Adie Wilding is living an ordinary life when she’s shot on a busy London street, dies, and is revived. So far, a busier day than expected. Then she meets to-die-for Nathan Crawford, and together they unravel the motives behind the shooting. A light and charming mystery—even as the body count rises!
Taming of the T-Bird - an Emily Trace Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A small town carpenter comes to detective Emily Trace with a car problem which she suspects is more than mechanical. In her quest to tame the errant T-Bird, Emily becomes embroiled in murder and arson, and encounters an alien megalomaniac and his minions who have designs to take over the planet. It’s up to Emily – with a lot of help from her friends – to thwart their evil schemes.
Ransom, P.I. - The Complete Trilogy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,430. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Port Vendre Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Paris, 1945. Foreigner and struggling Private Investigator Daniel Ransom takes a missing persons case that seems like any other. Before long, however, things begin to look a bit more serious, a bit more…sinister. Can Daniel crack the case and find the missing person before it’s too late?
Ransom, P.I. ( Volume Three - La Mort de Tous)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Port Vendre Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Things just keep getting worse for private eye Daniel Ransom. After the death of his client and one-time lover led him to become embroiled in a terrifying new religious ceremony where pretty much everyone and everything wants him dead, he now has to try to stop a human sacrifice and get to the root of all of the evils that are befalling France in the wake of World War II. No simple task, indeed.
Ransom, P.I. ( Volume Two - Dark Corners)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Port Vendre Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Daniel Ransom, failed novelist and current private investigator, has had a bad week. After the shocking death of Nicole Faure, the one-time love of his life, Daniel reluctantly continues his investigation into the disappearance of Nicole’s brother. He’s hoping for a quick and easy case, so that he can get out of France and never look back. Can Daniel crack the case?
Ransom, P.I. (Volume One - Dead Eyes)
Price: Free! Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Port Vendre Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Paris, 1945. Foreigner and struggling Private Investigator Daniel Ransom takes a missing persons case that seems like any other. Before long, however, things begin to look a bit more serious, a bit more…sinister. Can Daniel crack the case and find the missing person before it’s too late?
A Shocking Experience
Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
July 28th, 1999 was a year to never forget. A two year deputy sheriff working the mid-shift comes face to face with death. The threat he faces is not from any criminal on the street. His arch enemy this night is Mother Nature. You don't want to mess with Mother Nature!
Drop Dead Punk
Series: A Coleridge Taylor Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It’s 1975, and Pres. Ford refuses to bail out NYC, but newsman Coleridge Taylor has other worries. He needs his next scoop. He thinks he’s found it when a mugging leaves a punk and a cop dead. Only the punk was a good kid, and the NYPD thinks Officer Samantha Callahan abandoned her partner. Taylor falls for Samantha. A bad move. Her story has a mighty undertow, and Taylor is in over his head.