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Yesterday's Body
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jo Durbin knows one downside of acting the homeless bag lady. No one will believe she just happened to find the very dead Francine.
The Barometric Frog
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Barometric Frog started as a rejected humorous murder mystery but ended as a life revealed in metaphor.
Servant of the Muses
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Series: Jake Conrad Mythological Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Blue Oranda Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Jake Conrad is a two-bit detective in the City by the Bay. For twenty dollars a day - plus expenses - he'll take your case. When Jake's assistant Clio vanishes, one mysterious redhead wants her found, but others want to make sure she's lost forever. If he can't figure it out, his hero's journey may be over before it begins in this noir mythical mystery.
OId Folks Are Good For Something - Nailing Bank Robbers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,700. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Two retired senior citizens who reside in a retirement hotel in a California coastal city believe the bank across the street is going to be robbed during a Farmers Market festivity. They were right. But they get deeply involved in catching the robbers and collect a ransom.
Word of a Stranger Volume II
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Another six 'mind opening' short stories. Stories about vampires, a hamster, dimensions crimes and dreams. A Second Volume.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Lascar's Fate.
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Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
In this 14,000 word novelette Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson pursue the criminal mastermind, Ravendra, to great heights, and an aerial battle brings the adventure to a climax.
Bad Loyalty
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Series: The Trudy Wilson Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A politcally charged murder in Canada thrusts hairdresser, Trudy Wilson into the middle of a web of conspiracy that threatens to send her friend, biker Bruce Carstairs, to prison forever. Loyalty drives her to rush to his side to discover the truth and the identity of the real murderer. But loyalty can be deadly...bad loyalty can be worse.
A Deadly Affection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,670. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young psychiatrist in 1907 New York fears she may have unwittingly provoked a patient to commit murder. "Captures the feel ... of [early] 20th-century New York in a deeply pleasing way. Strong prose and captivating characters ... pull the reader in to the very last page ... A whodunit full of dark secrets and fascinating intrigue." Kirkus, Starred Review
...Sorry, Wrong Number: Suzie B. Mystery #1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Besides being only 13 years old and less than 4 feet tall, Suzi's a computer genius, so she thinks it’s finally time for her to break away from solving crimes for her legal guardian attorney, and go out on her own… and boy does she ever do it in a big way, trying to trap a serial bombing murderer. Fasten your seat-belt for this story, because you'll need it for the ending as it zooms along
Coastal Empire
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Series: Robert Mercer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012 by Each Voice Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Private eye Robert Mercer is caught up in a case of real estate fraud, jewelry theft and murder in sultry and mysterious Savannah. He and his motley crew go after the bad guys and experience some surprising supernatural twists along the way.
Doctor Watson Investigates: The Case Of The Scarlet Neckerchief
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Holmes is called away, Watson is left to assist a client with a uniquely horrible problem. Can Watson solve the mystery of the scarlet neckerchief before his client is murdered?
Bad Wisdom
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A d'Arcy W. Carter Mystery Apprentice investigator, d'Arcy W. Carter, is back, and she's working solo while her boss is on vacation. Now, beautiful, exotic Rachael Haverford wants d'Arcy to find her husband. The search for him will take d'Arcy to Grosse Pointe, Michigan, where she finds not only dead bodies, but connections to her past, which she wishes were dead.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Free Trade Consortium.
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Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
in this 12,000 word novelette Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate a gang of smugglers. They face danger and deplorable conditions in pursuit of those who flout the law and Her Majesty's Revenue Department.
Color Me Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Olivia Davis is back and still breaking hearts with her online breakup service SPLITSVILLE.COM. When Olivia's best friend, Erin opens a matchmaking business, Color Me Happy, Olivia is more than happy to help match couples up by their auras. Things go horribly wrong when everyone Olivia loves begins to act strange, and she begins to fall for one of Color Me Happy's clients.
A Ghost of a Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,870. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Ghost of a Murder is a delicious mixture of mystery, mischief and mayhem, plus a sprinkling of romance.
Lost in Long Cove
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
While searching for two lost children, two young auxiliary police officers encounter, among others, an injured postmaster with an interesting history, a dead dog, an angry, abusive lodge owner with a challenging problem and too many identical boats.
Next Time We Steal The Carillon - Free Preview of first 27 chapters
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Price: Free! Words: 43,410. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is a free preview of the first 27 chapters of Next Time We Steal The Carillon. College life and crime detection are seen through the eyes of our student investigators. These contemporary temporary sleuths live through a cozy mystery set at a Midwestern college during the 1990s. And yes, they are not taking it seriously.
Already Gone (Young Adult Mystery Thriller)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet Mitchell Chase, a 16-year-old hard case who pays his dad rent in exchange for being treated as an adult. Unfortunately, he’s having a tough time of it—Mitchell drinks too much, fights too much, he’s broke, and he’s got girl problems like a dog’s got fleas.
Died On The Vine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,960. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
Cissy Rayburn and her husband Jack own a small winery in rural Virginia. One day, MIA chaser Obie Winslow shows up at the winery and tells Cissy that he believes that her first husband, shot down and killed in Viet Nam, is still alive. Three days later, Cissy finds Winslow dead in the vineyard, stabbed with Jack's pruning shears. Can she find the real murderer before the sheriff arrests Jack?
Hugh Monn: Private Detective
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,410. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Even in the future, dames still need help, criminals still need captured, and men still hire out to do both! HUGH MONN, PRIVATE DETECTIVE, the debut collection from Author Lee Houston is a New Pulp mash up of two classic genres-the hard boiled detective and science fiction!