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Vacant Possession
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Steve Boyce has left behind a violent adolescence to become a prosperous estate agent. He is married to Sara, the girl of his dreams, and has two lovely children. But when he is commissioned to handle the sale of the house in which he spent his first fifteen years, Steve’s past comes back to haunt him with devastating consequences. Vacant Possession is a disturbing mystery of the paranormal.
L'individu en jeu
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Price: Free! Words: 43,680. Language: French. Published: February 24, 2012 by Editions JD Sigaux. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Un jour, Patrick devient, à son insu, le sujet d’une étrange expérience : ses paroles, faits et gestes sont désormais contrôlés par un jeu vidéo. Sa vie dépend alors du bon vouloir de trois étudiants d’école de commerce. Au même moment, une affaire de trafic de drogue amène l’inspecteur Alexandre Rochas à se pencher sur les comptes d’une grande société française d’assurances. Un scandale approche.
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye. 'The Case of the Missing Heiress'
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Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The first book in the Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye Series...Max is puzzled. Nothing about this case seems to make sense.Is the heiress really in danger? Who are the scantily clad people in the beach photos? Max is a Private Detective and solves 'the case of the missing heiress'
Who Killed Doll?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nate Hutchinson, a somewhat jaded Chicago homicide detective is called to investigate the murder of a young prostitute. Much to his surprise and dismay, he discovers he knew her quite well and sets out to solve her murder before the break of dawn.
Breakfast In Paris
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Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
At a sidewalk café on a bustling Parisian avenue, a man awaits a rendezvous with the woman of his dreams. But as anticipation turns to dread, is he about to wake with a start?
Barry Hargrove Case of the Lunar Orchids
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Price: Free! Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Barry Hargrove is called to investigate the theft of a rare seed. The only thing is; the seeds haven't been actually stolen, they were 'found' and their residue retrieved. Enter government official Beauregard Sneed with a list of four suspects: Professor Charles Scott, Professor Bueford Hornblatt, Professor Richard Biery and local fence, Fred Pickett
The Architecture of Snow (The David Morrell Short Fiction Series)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A great literary mystery of the 20'th century concerns J. D. Salinger. In the 1960s, the revered author suddenly stopped publishing. In Morrell’s haunting story, an author similar to Salinger submits a manuscript after a 4 decade absence. Why has he resurfaced? When editor Tom Neal goes on a search, he uncovers the disturbing truth behind a tragic mystery that changes his life in unimaginable ways
Death Is in the Details
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,910. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Marnie Wallace, a soon-to-be unemployed researcher for a D.C. private investigator, has a problem. It's not just that she's overweight, has a domineering mother or a stalled career. She thinks she knows who killed her client's niece ... but no one will believe her.
Confessions of a Paralegal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a young paralegal lands his first job with a high-powered Southern California trial attorney defending a wife-killer cop, he learns lessons they never taught in law school, and probably never will.
A Sleeping Dog
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Nancy Kiernan, a Journalism student investigates a "cold case" murder associated with the university. When she is killed, her best friend teams up with Nancy's boyfriend to find the murderer. Their investigation reveals more than a closetful of skeletons. None of the suspects seem like a murderer, but one of them is.
Old Ghosts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012 by Snubnose Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Baltimore noir novella. “Nik Korpon brings us back to a Baltimore we haven’t seen since The Wire and answers the question of what might’ve been if The Grifters’ Roy Dillon had tried to settle down, go straight and have a kid. A story of brothers and sisters or lovers, Old Ghosts reads like a horror story down one man’s memory lane. Not to be missed!” -Seth Harwood
A Moon Light Walk
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Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
"A Moon Light Walk" Is a Psychological Thriller written from a most cleaver perspective. You won't know which side to take or who you will want to embody. This Noir style short was written for the sole purpose of bringing the reader into a mindset unlike any other he/she has ever experienced before. New York City can either be your playground or your worst nightmare - Who will you be?
The Case of the Cat Show Princess (A Buckley and Bogey Cat Detective Caper)
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Cat detectives Buckley and Bogey have barely advertised their new agency on the Internet when they receive a secretive email from a cat who claims she is in danger. Later, the boys find themselves headed to the St. Gertrude Cat Show, where they go undercover as cat show contestants. Then it isn't long before they come nose-to-nose with a real, live Princess . . . one who wears a diamond collar.
The Pearl Affair
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Thriller/Suspense; Military; WWII; History; Action/Adventure; Police Investigation
One Too Many
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
You went into the bar on a job, you found yourself in good company, but the timing was way off.
Heartbreak
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Narrated by BIll Smith, "Heartbreak" is the first S.J. Rozan story ever published. It appeared in the Feb. 1990 edition of P.I. Magazine.
Five Dastardly Deaths
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A collection of Sarah D'Almeida's Mysteries including Juggler and The Counterfeit Gypsy (two short stories featuring Kit Marlowe while he was still a student at Cambridge) Young Fortinbras (A story derived from Shakespeare -- next time you watch Hamlet ask yourself Qui Bono) Sea of Darkness (a mystery of Henry The Navigator) and Liberty (a mystery set at the very beginning of the French Revolution
Copyright
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
Because there are millions of struggling writers in the world today, this book is unique and relatable to a wide audience.
Bluegums (Lucien Caye Private Eye Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
Sounds like an easy gig for New Orleans private eye Lucien Caye. Escort a pretty lady to the bayous to confirm her father had died accidentally. Gator got him.
Steampunk Holmes: Legacy of the Nautilus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Noble Beast, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.72 from 18 reviews)
In an alternative Steampunk universe (c.1885), the plans for Captain Nemo's mysterious Nautilus submarine have been stolen from the British Secret Service. There is only one man who can solve the case, Sherlock Holmes. With his bionic side-kick Doctor Watson, and his brilliant and lethal sister, Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock unravels a mystery that will shake the foundation of the British Empire.