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Stagestruck, a Jubilee Showboat Mystery, book 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 421,300. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Combining humor and suspense, Stagestruck follows the adventures of Gwen Barlow, her mother and brother, when they inherit the Jubilee Showboat floating palace. Murder on the Beach Bookstore calls this "a delightful read with plot twists to keep the reader turning pages."
Fearless in High Heels
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Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer is obsessed with the “Moonlight” movies saga. But when she encounters a murder by bite marks, suddenly life imitates art in the deadliest of ways, and Maddie finds herself investigating a crime that leads her from a deadly dance club to a coven of Hollywood “vampires.”
The Path of Consequence
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,520. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Discovered maps. Stolen books. Hidden tunnels. Coded messages on jewelry. Not your standard weekend getaway. But when Jack and Bridget Norton stumbled onto Tor's secret, they wanted to know two things: Who is Tor - is he still alive? - and what kind of treasure did his clues lead to?
Pressing The Message Home
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Series: The Preston Andrews Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It is spring of 2012. A brilliant, young law student is found dead in Virginia Beach and Press is not happy. Murder in his town always makes him unhappy. He'd much rather he was put out of business.
The Jazz Junkies
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Guns, drugs, jazz, and the secretary service fronting as an escort service, all the wonderful ingredients for a lost noir classic now in digital form for your one buck night time noir reading pleasure! Originally published in 1957 as Junkie and later Frenzy, The Jazz Junkies was the author's intended title in manuscript.
Rockhound
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Journalist Annie Bryce is on the run from a killer. He wants her dead before she can testify in a murder trial. She and photographer Steve are hustled out of town for their own protection. But even on the arid gemfields Annie finds trouble. Probing the secrets of a long-dead dealer in sapphires, she finds the past - and the killer - closing in on her...
Nicky Weaver's Wanton Wenches or Ladies Man
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 51,080. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nicky Weaver has quit the insurance biz, as we last saw him in Orrie Hitt's first 1954 novel, I'LL CALL EVERY MONDAY. Nicky sets his sights on radio advertising and DJing, building up a small station in a small town into something profitable, and something he can take for himself. Even if means murder. There are women issues, all wantons wenches!
I'll Call Every Monday
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,590. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Orrie Hitt's first novel tells the story of a sleazy insurance salesman, Nicky Weaver, and all the women he beds. One, a married artist forced by her husband to pose for nudie pictures, turns Nicky to a desire for murder...An unfairly ignored classic of 1950s crime fiction, here for your one buck enjoyment!
Word of a Stranger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Six 'mind opening' short stories. Stories about good vs a better good, challenging time and reality, love, power, curiousity and destiny. A first volume.
Dead Witness
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 97,260. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
FBI’s “dead witness” defies their authority and goes after the man they’re hunting when he threatens her children.
The Argentina Rhodochrosite (An Ainsley Walker Gemstone Travel Mystery)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,850. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a famously temperamental Argentine soccer star discovers that his dead mother’s necklace has been stolen, he hires Ainsley Walker to find it. She embarks on a runaway adventure that propels her from glamorous nightclubs to seedy tango parlors, from impoverished shantytowns to the grand landscape of Patagonia ... and finally into the dark secrets of a country’s hidden past.
Murder in the Solid State
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,420. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
David Sanger, an ambitious young physicist, attends a party at which a pompous older scientist, who just happens to have thrwarted the younger man's innovative ideas, is murdered. Suddenly it is not just David's career, but his life that is at stake. Are his ideas that important? Who's out to stop David from changing the world?
The Caller
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Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A sedate academic recieves a distraut call in the middle of the night that sends him tubling into the world of clandestine affairs.
Morning Ritual
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Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is a short story of one man's morning ritual.
Blood Sins
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Some sins stain not just the soul but the bloodline.
The Passerby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Eleven-year-old Trudie Brice is strangled to death in her home two weeks before Christmas, 1986. The crime goes unsolved. Twenty years later, writer Ray Krouse is looking for material for his next book and is mysteriously drawn to the little girl's gravesite. Ray contacts the man he believes to be the girl's killer. Can Ray convince the killer to step forward and confess? Inspired by true events.
The Passion Beach Psycho Strikes at Midnight: A Practical Caregiver Caper #2
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Series: The Practical Caregiver Capers, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Melanie Reynolds' world is turned upside down when her mother has a stroke. Trying to balance her career with her mother's needs, she figures out a way to have a working vacation in Passion Beach, a picture perfect vacation spot. But from the moment they arrive, they are baffled by a series of odd events that include fake cops, screams in the middle of the night, and even a dead body. Who's next?
The Mortsafe
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Series: Jean Fairbairn/Alasdair Cameron Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,710. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A new short novel in the Fairbairn/Cameron series. A mortsafe is an iron cage locked over a grave to deter body snatchers. Why is one lying next to a pair of decayed bodies in one of Edinburgh’s infamous underground vaults? Newlyweds Jean Fairbairn and Alasdair Cameron are called out on the cold case, in the coldest part of the year.
Uncorked
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Uncorked is as fizzy as a champagne bubble bath, as decadently delicious as chocolate, and as seductive as a massage. Treat yourself to a full course of Chrissy McMullen and Lieutenant Jack Rivera as they find themselves embroiled in yet another life or death mystery.
Bridge To Oblivion
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,600. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In one of the worst bridge disasters in American history, a runaway freighter rams the underpinnings of Tampa Bay’s Sunshine Skyway during a morning squall, killing a string of rush hour passengers. For the sister of one of the victims, this event leads years later to her own fatal plunge from the reopened Skyway, an incident witnessed by a novice detective who uncovers a linked conspiracy.