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The Black Iris - The Death of Reiley Freeze
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Reiley Freeze was an extremely heroic, kind, and popular character with readers in the trilogy, The Secrets of Nine Irish Sons. His instant charisma was evident with everyone he knew. He was fascinating, and yet, he never met very many people---he was always on the move.
Anglo-Francáis
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Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A serial killer's fate takes an unexpected turn.
Desperate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A kidnapping ends in a brutal murder, and the ransom money has disappeared. The kidnapper is acquitted due to lack of evidence, but he's not done. He has kidnapped the fiancee of Jake Skinner, who he thinks has the money. But Jake doesn't have it. Over the course of a night, Jake and his friend Adam Keane must track down the missing ransom money, or the woman he loves will die.
The Claresby Collection: Twelve Mysteries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
An intriguing collection of English mystery stories with Rupert and Laura Latimer. Complete early collection.
Silent Night Violent Night: a Cory Goodwin Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,400. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Boom-Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In college they were rebel artists. Now Cory Goodwin's a Boston journalist, and Lilah Darnell Easton's a wealthy publisher's wife. Sniffing for a scoop at Bruce Easton's posh Christmas party, Cory uncovers frictions and rivalries among the guests which erupt into a string of nasty pranks. But when a blizzard traps everyone overnight, and the pranks turn fatal, it's up to Cory to stop the culprit.
Talking to Shadows
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,140. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lily grew up yearning for normalcy watching her mother on the edge of insanity. When her daughter Sarah is killed in an accident, she is in despair as her mother succumbs to a horrible madness. She uncovers the mysteries of her family, learning she has inherited the ability to communicate with the dead. She finds a world of horror. Will the darkness take her soul as it did her mothers?
Peace Offering
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A navigator bequeaths a diary to his son, Rory. It describes a secret held close to his heart. The mystery deepens when colleagues describe the heroic actions of the father. At the funeral the son meets an attractive family member, Ellie, who urges him to work with her to unravel the riddle. Rory and Ellie interfere with well laid plans and discover their competitors don’t play by the rules.
Calculated Loss
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,240. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
High finance and haute cuisine . . . a recipe for murder. Recovering stockbroker, Madeline Carter, drops everything and heads for Vancouver when she hears her ex-husband has died. But it's soon evident that what appeared to be a suicide is really a cover-up for murder. But who is behind the television chef's demise?
To Know Who We Are
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
After Grace's successful husband is killed in a hit and run accident, she uncovers his secret riches and a story going back to 1945. While trying to understand these discoveries she's visited by a number of strangers. Who can she trust and was the hit and run an accident?
Kill Fee
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Champagne Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Penny Olsen and her lawyer must find out who would kill her beloved uncle and murdered the editor of an environmental magazine. Might they be the same people who are after her?
The Legend of the Cave
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Series: AntiChrist's Birth, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The next generation has come about and is ready to battle antiChrist in his own territory. Sequel to "AntiChrist's Birth; The Solomon Island Mystery."
Shaded Fey
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Supernatural Terrorism
Christmas in Knavesborough
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
(4.00 from 1 review)
Four Christmas crime stories featuring the Gershwins and Constable Penrose. The humorous and cosy tales take place in the fictional village of Knavesborough, Yorkshire. Light entertainment for readers who prefer their Christmas dinner with solid doses of crime and humour. 8,000 words in all.
Valentine in Paris
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Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Wild Wolf Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A Nick Valentine short story. Disgraced Great War hero, Nick Valentine returns to France for the first time since the war on what should be a routine information gathering assignment in post-war Paris. But things are never that simple. Not for Nick Valentine. Nick Valentine is the flawed hero of the full length novel, Noho. This short story includes an opening excerpt from Noho.
Thief
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Before Abby Maxon was a private investigator, she was a victim of crime. When campus security shows no interest in finding the man who stole her purse, college student Abby embarks on her first investigation. But tracking down the thief who's made the campus his hunting ground is dangerous business for an amateur sleuth who's on the trail of someone far more dangerous than she realizes.
Mistletoe & Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Five Seas Ink. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this holiday short story, Presley goes home for Christmas expecting it to be a relaxing holiday until her old boyfriend, Brian, asks for her help finding out who has been stealing from him and it turns from theft to murder. Why would anyone want to kill Tommy and what was he hiding?
The Boddy in the Snowbank
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Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
Just for fun... a short story based around the game Cluedo/Clue. When Mr. Boddy is found dead in a snowbank, his loyal housekeeper, Mrs. White, must give a statement to the police about the case. It's the Clue characters like you've never seen them before!
Home Fires (A Butterscotch Jones Mystery Book 4)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The fourth entry in Melanie Jackson's bestselling Butterscotch Jones Mystery Series is a 11k word short story. Christmas is coming to McIntyre's Gulch, unfortunately Butterscotch's boyfriend, Mountie Chuck Goodhead, is not. Instead, he's stuck in a snow storm with his father, who he doesn't get along with. But it is the season for miracles, and maybe one will happen for Chuck and his father.
The Ambassador's Wife
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Series: The Inspector Samuel Tay Novels, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,250. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The first body is in Singapore, on a bed in an empty suite in the Marriott Hotel. The second in Bangkok, in a seedy apartment close to the American embassy. Both women. Both Americans. Both beaten viciously and shot in the head. Both stripped naked and lewdly displayed. The FBI says it’s terrorism, but the whispers on the street are that a serial killer is stalking American women across Asia.
The Pill
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Price: Free! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story for adults. For some unknown reason lots of people are becoming addicted to drugs. Nobody seams to know why except one man. And the government... what are they doing about it?