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Buried in Love
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You set the price! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The life of a hitman - pardon us, hitperson - seems intriguing and glamorous but it requires dedication and hard work. And an ability to withstand the sight of blood and grown men soiling themselves. So when the new girlfriend suggests it's time for a vacation, how could our hero argue?
Violet Crime, A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
San Francisco, 1935 Imagine an insinuating saxophone and you will know what it was like to meet Violet Harris. A tight dress wrapped around her like a wet leaf in autumn. My own dress was silk and hers, who knows, maybe rayon, but she filled it out with a tawdry sensuality that turned men's heads. Includes a chapter of MURDER ON THE WATERFRONT!
Coffee Crash
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,590. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What if a new plant disease threatened the world's coffee crop? What if it wasn't an accident? Coffee Crash, the debut novel from author Steve Hoffenberg, is a biotech mystery thriller that redefines eco-terrorism.
The Hollow Tree at Dead Mule Swamp
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Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Anastasia Raven finds a secret hidden in a hollow tree near Dead Mule Swamp. She thinks she's seeing things, as the discovery appears to have come straight from a Nancy Drew story. With some simple sleuthing, Ana catches Jimmie Mosher, whose grandfather used to own the house she has recently purchased, hiding money in the tree. But what else does Jimmie have to hide? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #2)
Atlas
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Series: Atlas. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Double-Homicide rocks economically segregated San Francisco in 2066.
Investigator
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,040. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Charlie used to be a private eye before he landed on skid row. When his ex-partner, Jerry, is killed by a remote-controlled plane, Charlie is hired to investigate. He discovers that Jerry was in the blackmail business; there are many people who wanted him dead. The list includes his secretary, a TV producer, a televangelist, and the Chief of Police. Charlie is in dangerously over his head.
The Legacy of Death: An Alexander Steele Investigation
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Series: Alexander Steele Mysteries, Short story. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Alexander Steele and the Legacy of Death Steele gets drawn into a 20 year old cold case when he buys the abandon building next door to his private club. When gold coins connected to a double murder from two decades ago begin to surface the body count also rises. Legacy of Death is the 3rd short story in the Alexander Steele Death Series.
The Blessed Evil
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 49,980. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
This book is about the mysteries of our world, where everyday things are usually not what they seem, and everything is connected regardless of how disparate they may appear. It is also about the interpretation of good and evil; right and wrong. What determines these, and can one do what is wrong and still be right?
Strayed
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Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
No job, no money, and an ex-wife who's glad to be rid of him . . . Frank is looking for his next scam when he holes up in an abandoned farmhouse. But this town has a way of calling strays home.
R.I.P. In the Name of Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,840. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Agent Kabir Garg works for a secret organization. TRAILBLAZER: A secret organization comprising world’s wealthiest men who altruistically devote their fortunes to aiding humanity. They strive for international peace; they fight famine, frustrate wars and combat evil. Using a world-wide network of bribed men in key positions, TRAILBLAZER obtains vital, up-to-date information about world affairs.
Sqeeze Head
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,850. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Inspector David Cockrun is assigned to stop a deranged serial killer. He enlists his own psychologist for help. With his help a trap is set. Now what remains is to see if the trap works.
The Chain Locker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A spine-tingling military thriller that pits naval investigative agent Mike Ryan against the terrorists who car bombed his kid brother. Together with Roya Solomon, a talented but testy Iraqi-American they pursue the killers, but as the bodies pile up, Mike begins to suspect the killers were anything but terrorists.
Murder By Plane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Actor and aviator Reginald St. John believes he killed his fiancee in a plane crash, until he discovers evidence that the accident was murder. Reginald St. John is a WW1 flying ace who has gone from Hollywood stunt pilot to leading man. Sabotage, murder, romance and high flying mystery during the golden age of Hollywood.
La difesa Alekhine
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Price: $3.78 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: Italian. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Il suicidio di un pittore famoso dovrebbe dare il via ad un normale necrologio. Invece, per il giornalista che se ne occupa, diventerà un corsa contro il tempo.
Oxygen Restriction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lucy Harlow takes a job as a PA to David Black, the owner of a specialist engineering firm, and lands in a small office taut with sexual tension. But there’s also something more sinister. When David asks her to babysit for him and his wife Miriam, Lucy does some digging. She finds a disturbing photo of a naked Miriam in David’s wallet, a discovery that sets her on the trail of a serial killer...
A Lesson in Obsession
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
California University Professor, Rashawn Ams was raped a little more than a year ago. The thought she knew who violated her, but when that suspect is killed, she becomes obsessed with finding the man who changed her life forever. Little does she realize, she's not the only one obsessed with what happened to her that night.
Cinema Detectives
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Series: Cinema Detectives. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
Inspector Rockwell is perplexed by the strange disappearances of buildings in his city, so Rosa Butler of the English Cinema Detectives Agency comes to assist. This beautifully-drawn comic mystery is one of the earliest Cinema Detective comic strips and takes place some time before the main run of Cinema Detectives comic and graphic novels available on this website.
Inheritance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A Luis Blaine mystery. Blaine investigates the murder of a wealthy heiress.
Mystery Montage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mystery Montage is a collection of short story mystery genres that include: cozy, cultural (Africa), psychological, suspense, paranormal, noir, experimental, humorous, romance, a novella, and a three page short.
Bellísimas personas
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 105,830. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Barcelona, finales de 1978, a punto de ser abolida la pena de muerte en España, se producen dos asesinatos espeluznantes. Vertiginoso descenso a los infiernos en busca de las verdaderas razones del criminal y en las siempre difíciles relaciones entre sentimientos, ética y justicia. "Acaso una de mis mejores novelas" (A. Martín)