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The Cosmic Ray Heresy
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Price: Free! Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Two more mothers asked me who you were at the PeeWee soccer match yesterday, Frank. I just said, 'Oh, Frank, my fiancé? He's a Catholic priest, a theoretical physicist, and is helping a woman detective catch whoever is trying to kill us.' They gave me a weak smile. I don't think they'll be inviting Olivia and Joey over for any more play dates."
Tag Team
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
A Victorian Police Special Ops team leader joins forces with an Australian Defence Force Tactical Assault Group expert who specializes in biological warfare to stop an imminent chemical threat. When the threat becomes personal and the body count mounts, they find themselves locked in a safe room, where they discover their sizzling history takes little to ignite.
Collider
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Debut novelist Tom Schuett pens a tale that combines thrilling suspense with science fiction to produce a mind-bending read." Casey The Bookish Type, The Bookish Type Review
The Spectrum, A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the second installment of the Pittsburgh Historical Mystery Series, City Constable John Parker is again at odds with his boss, this time over who is murdering recent immigrants into 1846 Pittsburgh. With one thousand Mexican War soldiers filling the city and gangs of thugs roaming the streets at night, there is no shortage of suspects.
To Sleep Gently
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,900. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When career criminal Jack Dempster gets caught and put away for five years in prison, he finds time to seriously reconsider his chosen line of work. Before he can make any serious decision, some old acquaintances track him down with a proposal. They want him to go to Santa Fe, New Mexico. With the help of an inside man, he's to lead a small group of professionals on a daring robbery.
Good Old Uncle Norman
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you have a goofy relative who is constantly playing pranks? Is there something not quite right about the new home you are moving into - but you can't put your finger on it? Combine the two and you have Uncle Norman and his oddball idea of justice - justice for someone who was murdered and discovery of the killers who got away - well, almost.
Blue Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 59,370. Language: German. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Unternehmensberater Malbers erster Fall: Eine Partnervermittlung für weißrussische Mädchen. Zwei Frauen und wunderschönes blondes Haar. Die eine trägt es. Die andere glaubt es zu besitzen.
The Killer's Co-op - A Robert Schwimer Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,930. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A murder staged as a railroad accident soon leads Acting Sheriff Robert Schwimer to the cold-case shotgun death of a sociopath teenager and a series of murders, and kidnappings. With the current sheriff’s corruption scandal, and the State Coroner fighting the County Medical Examiner, Bob is racing across the Massachusetts South Shore to neutralize the killers before they neutralize him.
Specchi
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: Italian. Published: August 30, 2011 by Delirium Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Una raccolta di racconti, una raccolta di specchi, una raccolta vite; vite, morti ed amori…
'Star-fire'-A Bo Jon Little-horse p.i. novel
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Series: The Bo Jon Littlehorse P.I. series, Book 3. Price: $16.78 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bo Jon and the world are on the edge of an achievement like no other. There is a space-mission empowered by the new-commitment of the entire world. But one terrorist once a political-leader has returned to the old ways, and doing so has put a plan to destroy the space-craft and undue all the world's improvements. Will Bo Jon uncover a world-crime like no other or will destruction occur.
Skytrain to Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,600. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Running low on funds, ex-CIA agent Scott Sterling moves into an apartment over a Bangkok bar. He teaches scuba diving and does occasional investigative work usually involving missing bargirls or wayward spouses. But he is soon involved in tracking a murderer through Bangkok’s little known world of upper-class gentlemen’s clubs, houses of domination and kinky expatriate orgies.
Handbags & Hooligans
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011 by Five Seas Ink. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Presley went to Vegas to watch her friend Anna get married and the event turned into solving the mystery of her brothers girlfriend disappearance. But Ashley wasn't exactly the school teacher she appeared to be. Who was she and was she kidnapped?
Necklaces & Nooses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,920. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011 by Five Seas Ink. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Presley’s boss is found hanging she thinks its suicide until the police discover its homicide. Who would want to kill a store owner? Presley's not sure but she’s determined to find out.
Death of the Magpie
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Price: Free! Words: 29,180. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this second story of McMurray’s trilogy, Janet Gordon, a young professor of biology, has been invited to a prestigious conference to present her work on the isolation of a cell growth factor. A recently appointed colleague, a “hot shot” protein chemist,who has helped to purify the growth factor turns out to have some unpleasant personality traits which lead to a tragic consequence
Town, Village, City
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,910. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A COLLECTION OF THREE BOOKS THE TOWN THE VILLAGE THE CITY
The Town
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,100. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(2.80 from 5 reviews)
He had seven days to burn the town down. Seven days to kill every occupant in it. Seven days do it without getting himself in trouble. So begins the story of a stranger who shows up in town with a secret and a motive that could be deadly to the town's folks.
The Gun Also Rises: An Aaron Tucker Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This short story, a prequel to the Aaron Tucker mystery series (For Whom the Minivan Rolls, A Farewell to Legs, As Dog Is My Witness) finds the freelance reporter as a young father, trying to find out who framed his six-year-old son Ethan for a heinous crime--bringing a water pistol to his first grade class--while investigating the death of a minor league baseball player.
A Cut Above the Rest
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Series: Dodie Fanshaw Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The second Dodie Fanshaw mystery by Marina Oliver. Dodie's rural peace is shattered, first by a mermaid walking up the lawn from the river Thames, and then by a body near the pool. The body belonged to an author who lived next door. His girlfriend, publisher, agent, ex-lovers and neighbours crowd into the garden. But who could have killed this best-selling novelist? And why? Dodie is drawn in.
Dreamer's Paradise
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Dreamer's Paradise is about a young girl named Josie that meets a boy named Jimmy, who she thought was the best thing for her. Too stubborn to face reality, it took her two years to realize that it was either stay and suffer, or go and be alive. The trouble starts when she decides to walk away. The question now is how all of this will affect their daughter in the end.
Gone But Never Forgotten (A Mystery Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this mystery short story, a Detroit serial killer prowls the streets in search of victims, even as he labors with his murderous ways. Tale builds to a thrilling conclusion you will never see coming...