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Old Dead Cold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,040. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Part I: In the Colorado mountains, a hiker discovers a mass grave. Sheriff Jake Galleon investigates, but with a friend interfering, with his job at stake, with his wife's illness, and with the return of a former lover, Galleon will have his hands full. Part II: With emotional wounds healing and with new horizons before him, Galleon investigates the murder of an art gallery owner.
The Adventure of the Kidnapped Kanakas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,720. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A must for Sherlock Holmes fans. This original story, set in Queensland towards the end of the 19th century, follows Holmes and Watson as they expose the murderous activities of the exploiters of the indentured sugar plantation workers.
Gold Lamé (That's Le-Mayy)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by HeartStudio Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Place an unsuspecting woman in a coma wearing a pair of gold lamè shoes she wouldn't be caught dead in, and you'll understand the motivation that propels Amelia Bradford to figure out what put her at the crossroads of life and death. Having no idea who she is or how she got there or even what 'there' is, Amelia embarks on a journey of metaphysical discovery and mystery detective work.
Coming Clean in Lerpe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Becca Keck looks forward to starting her new job in her home office. But she finds it hard to concentrate on work when the clean freak who drove her nuts years ago moves into the luxurious villa across the street. After the senile owner of the villa is found dead on Becca's property, she takes matters into her own hands to prove that germs aren't the only things the clean freak knows how to kill.
Boston Wedding -Olivia Plymouth Series
Series: Olivia Plymouth, Book 2 ยท Historical Fiction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,550. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Olivia Plymouth is officially in Boston for her sister's wedding. But once again she has a full plate -- balancing solving a colonial mystery, preparing for a marathon, giving a speech at a fashion school,and finding quality time with her boyfriend Richard. Will she triumph or be overwhelmed by the challenges? An enthralling humorous story as only Olivia can have.
Mr. Dark Side
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mr. Dark Side, The Trials and Tribulations of a Hollywood Dick. There's two ways of not taking chances in the private investigator slash personal security gig in Hollywood. You either go around without fire sticks in which you're easy to kill but won't run afoul of any California or County or City laws meant to trap practitioners of the Second Amendment, or go armed.
The Virtues of Madness
Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a rain of frogs, he learns what value there is in the virtues of madness.
Crimesight
Price: $3.08 USD. Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Crimesight is a chilling police-procedural crime thriller with a paranormal element. The mysterious fenlands, usually beautiful and wild, are now a place to be feared, as they have become the hunting ground of a brutal killer.
Wednesday
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by SADAVID ENTERTAINMENT. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
...So the demon moves undetected. Wednesday is an inexorable tale of undiscovered crime where investigation spins out of control. Westminster is confiscated with gruesome deeds of an incognito serial murderer on Wednesdays. A Senior Investigating Officer bestows its prime suspect with the responsibility of catching and bringing this anonymous villain to the bars of justice...
Flandra
Series: The Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mysterious goings on in the allotments, a lorry hijack and arson at the golf club. Three more complete stories about Mercedes Drew, her 1969 Triumph Bonneville T120 motorcycle and Detective Inspector Desmond Flowers, in Volume Three of the Mercedes Drew Mysteries.
Fatal Mistress – a 10-minute short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gary Nelson has problems with his father-in-law, the CEO and majority holder of the Trionid Corporation, who likes to make life difficult for Gary, the finance director of the same company. His father-in-law’s sudden violent death puts Gary in the CEO’s shoes. But now that Gary has everything a person could possibly want, he gets bored. Finally, he realizes how to spice up his daily life. ...
Before He Kills Again: A Veronica Vasquez Thriller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
From the author of the bestselling thrillers, Killer in The Woods and Dark Streets of Whitechapel, comes a new crime thriller, Before He Kills Again: A Veronica Vasquez Thriller. FBI profiler Veronica Vasquez works with Portland Police to track down a serial killer who kills women in pairs.
Sam Jenkins Novelette Mysteries Collection 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by MindWingsAudio. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of published novelettes by Wayne Zurl of the popular series about Police Chief Sam Jenkins of Prospect, Tennessee. Each case presents the reader with compelling circumstance, Zurl’s brand of wit and Jenkins’ justice.
Murder Is Pathological
Series: Maggie Ryan, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,760. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by The Mystery Company. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The exploding wastebasket is a prank, but slaughtered lab rats have graduate students Maggie Ryan, Monica Bauer and the rest of the lab on edge. When the custodian is murdered, actor Nick O’Connor goes undercover to investigate, a protective gesture Maggie does not appreciate. While Maggie and Nick search for the killer, Monica struggles to connect with a young man shot in the head in Vietnam.
Tales of Mystery and Suspense
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,590. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
R.G. Crossley presents five tales of mystery and suspense. He introduces you to a big city PI faced with conspiracy and murder, to a small town writer walking into the middle of a robbery, to a lonely old man who must decide to take sides when friends are threatened. An anthology of tales designed to take you to the dark places where crime thrives and courage is tested.
Two For Justice
Price: Free! Words: 78,030. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.63 from 8 reviews)
Newlyweds Leah and Sebastian Reyes were broke and living with parents when a random encounter led them to pursue a career as private investigators. Thanks to a prominent judge business is good. Everything is derailed when a horrific discovery leads them to find out the truth about who is hiring them and why. Pushed to the limit they fight to find the truth, bring justice to light and stay alive.
Claws of the Griffin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Millionaire Peter Reynolds is at loose ends, not terribly moral and more than a little spoiled to a lavish lifestyle. All that he has come to know and cherish is about to change when he gets an invitation to attend the funeral of an ex-girlfriend. Her death that initially looked like a home invasion gone wrong starts to look more and more like a planned murder.
The Tattered Thread
Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 2. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 70,100. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(2.00 from 1 review)
When all hope is gone and there’s nothing left to live for, suicide may be your only option. Tasia McAvoy knows this feeling all too well. Rich and beautiful, Tasia seems to have everything a person could ever want. But her deepest, darkest secrets are catching up with her, and she’s just too tired to run away from them anymore.
Pigeon Blood
Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 1. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dr. Blair Vaughn’s alcoholic binges have gone too far this time. His indiscretions have landed him in the middle of a blood-soaked double homicide, and he can’t remember how he got there, what part he had in the murders, or why the murders occurred in the first place. And as he stumbles along trying to make sense of it all, the body count continues to rise.
The Destruction of a Goddess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Vi thought trying to teach complicated choreography to inexperienced middle-aged men made for a bad day. But when a Portland homicide detective shows up at Vi’s dance rehearsal, she quickly realizes that bad dance moves pale in comparison to the scrutiny of an experienced investigator seeking suspects in a murder.