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One if by Air, Two if by Sea
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Series: The Nicholas Pantera Mysteries Series One Books One to Three, i. Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What if everything you ever believed you are, who you are, turned out to be engineered? Former Air Force pilot and Chicago police officer Nicholas Pantera, now a PI, is drawn into a shadowy world of intrigue, and murder; a strange oceanic world of mermaid models, genetic lies and betrayals, corporate greed and human manipulation at the cellular level. 37,644 words
Two Wrongs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Danny Callaway knows who killed his sister. His testimony sends Kevin Green to prison, but did he really do it?
A Rope and a Prayer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cattle rustling isn't a crime of the Old West as Vince Gibson, private investigator, discovers. When Vince is hired by his father to track down a group of cattle rustlers, he runs smack dab into a sophisticated criminal organization and murder. With the help of his friend, Fram, and an O.S.B.I. contact, Vince sticks his boots into trouble in this offbeat mystery.
Killing Plato
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Series: The Jack Shepherd International Crime Novels, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,130. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Shepherd is a well connected American lawyer until he trades the political scheming of Washington for the quiet life in Thailand. Plato Karsarkis is a celebrity straight out of the pages of Vanity Fair until he's indicted for smuggling Iraqi oil, charged with racketeering, and flees to Phuket. Karsarkis wants a presidential pardon. Shepherd wants Karsarkis to leave him alone.
Nothing Done in Secret
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Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
An overbearing realtor is dead at the church she planned to convert to condominiums. A man in a ski mask attacks a young woman revealing a pattern of unsolved crimes going back three decades. Captain Alexander Moffat must conduct two very different investigations. Nothing Done in Secret is a British-style mystery set in the small towns and vineyards of California’s picturesque Gold Country.
Progressive Dinner Deadly
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Series: A Myrtle Clover Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Octogenarian Myrtle Clover is fit to be tied when her book club votes to change to a supper club. Who wants chips and dip when they can have Dickens and Twain? But when a body is discovered during the first supper club dinner, the evening quickly gets interesting. Myrtle pits her sleuthing skills against her police chief son's to find the killer....if the killer doesn't find her first.
Moonlighting at the Mall
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Series: Sullivan Investigations Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Moonlighting at the Mall is the perfect holiday whodunnit. The characters from Murder Off the Books and Murder Takes the Cake return in a holiday short story. Join Mac, Rachel, Edgar & Whiskey, the Irish Wolfhound, as they go undercover as Santa & his elves at a local mall. They're taking names & checking them twice in order to catch a thief who is brazenly robbing local jewelry stores.
The Fay Cunningham Mysteries
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Series: The Fay Cunningham Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,280. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two bestselling Fay Cunningham Mystery novels in one. A Dangerous Woman-(Book 1) Deadly Arrows-(Book 2)
Death by Broken Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Can Bailey solve the murder before her heart is broken again?
Marsh Owl - TCPI 6
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Marsh Owl is the sixth novel in a series of Tracy Cunningham, PI novels. Tracy is vacationing in the Delta. Her father manages to get through to her and asks her to take on a private case of a missing person. The job will take her into drug smuggling, exploding vans, fast boats and a major cocaine bust. She is finally validated in her mind, because she wins a one on one battle with a drug queen.
Beechmont Riffs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Beechmont Riffs" is a story based on facts that occurred in a wealthy middle class Westchester community in 1989. Here, in the lap of secure suburban society -- the American ideal-- a bizarre, horrifying murder took place. Heyward, an ersatz private eye, sets out to solve the crime. Heyward is family man, and former legal aid defender. Now he solves crimes and cuts the grass.
Never Neck at Niagara [Short Story 3.5, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series]
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Series: Leigh Koslow Mystery, 3.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This 6673-word short story, first published in the Signet anthology And The Dying is Easy in 2001, occurs chronologically between Never Preach Past Noon and Never Kissed Goodnight. Newlywed Leigh tags along with her husband to a convention at Niagara Falls only to find herself in the wrong place at the wrong time, with potentially deadly--and almost certainly watery--results!
Never Tease a Siamese [Book 5, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series]
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Series: Leigh Koslow Mystery, 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,400. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Never Tease a Siamese is the fifth installment in this excellent series," writes Romantic Times Bookclub Magazine, "and perhaps Ms. Claire's best yet. The characters and relationships are superior, written with heartfelt compassion and wry wit." Fur flies at the vet clinic when a miserly widow beloved by no one--except her precious cats--passes on her inheritance to a mysterious, unnamed heir.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Pink Jewel Conundrum
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Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
Holmes and Watson investigate the disappearance of a jewel from the library of the Mayor of Portsmouth.
Never Kissed Goodnight [Book 4, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series]
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Series: Leigh Koslow Mystery, 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,860. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
This fourth book in the Leigh Koslow Mystery series, originally published by Penguin Putnam in 2001, was praised by The Mystery Reader as "a well-paced, solidly plotted mystery...charming." Leigh's cousin Cara's world is turned upside down when the father who abandoned her as a baby resurfaces. But can he stop the sudden blackmail, kidnapping, and threats to the family--or is he behind them?
Murder in the Dojo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,190. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011 by D. M. Kreg. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Nell Letterly's dream job as a karate instructor involves a few little first-day glitches. She finds the guy she replaced very dead--killed with her martial arts weapon. The police don't bother to investigate anybody else. Her boss suddenly disappears. Line up the students and look positive. After work, find the killer before the killer finds her.
Never Preach Past Noon [Book 3, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series]
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Series: Leigh Koslow Mystery, 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
This third book in the Leigh Koslow Mystery series, originally published by Penguin Putnam in 2000, was described by the Midwest Book Review as "a winning amateur sleuth tale that showcases a new talent." Leigh's indomitable Aunt Bess takes center stage in this twisted and humorous tale of an alleged minister who may or may not be a con artist... and who may or may not have been murdered!
Ben Bones and The Search for Paneta's Crown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ben Bones, Genealogical Consultant, has been hired to find a missing family artifact, Paneta's Crown. Competition for The Crown is intense among the family members, and by the end of the book, Bones has been threatened, bribed, thrown into the ocean with hungry sharks, and witnesses a fatal accident (or was it a murder?). He does find The Crown, but the revelations will surprise you.
Game Face
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Price: Free! Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Private eye Val Lyon puts her game face on in eight tales of murder, lust, revenge and cheating. No matter what the game, her opponent is Death and he always scores first.
Desk Fatigue
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Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A collection of short stories I have compiled. This is a WORK IN PROGRESS, so come back often as I will update this collection with more additions from time to time. Visit my page on Amazon for more of my works, available only on Kindle.