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Unleashed (Sydney Rye Series #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
The Sydney Rye series of mysteries features a strong female protagonist and her rescue dog, Blue. It is recommended for the 18+ who enjoy some violence, don't mind dirty language, and are up for a dash of sex. Not to mention an awesome, rollicking good mystery! UNLEASHED is the first novel in the series.
Deadly Shorts
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Series: Alex St. James. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Julie Hyzy's Chicago news researcher is back in two short stories: "Sanctimony" and "Criminal Intent." Join the intrepid Alex St. James, her cranky boss, Bass, and the ever-efficient Detective Lulinski as they take on a long-forgotten crime, and a doctor who's preying on the most vulnerable.
The Eighth Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
alan bradin sees his french wife gunned down in front of him. he sees the face of her killer. a few days later at her funeral he sees the murderer again but nobody will believe him and he can't persuade the police to take action. a year later alan sets off again to find the murderer and bring him to justice. helped by his wife's sister he uncovers a web of intrigue going back to the war.
Canady Park
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Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Computer programmer Kevin Landstreet thinks too much. He struggles to keep his shaky existence together under the burden of over-thinking. When his reality becomes a weird fantasy, Kevin must find his way back to normalcy. To do this he must pass through Canady Park.
Lunch Reads Volume 3
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Price: Free! Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Istoria Books Presents: Lunch Reads Volume 3 A short-short and a long-short--two great mystery stories by writers at the top of their craft! In this third volume of Istoria Books's Lunch Reads series, readers will encounter a grumpy senior citizen doing her grocery shopping and a small town abuzz about the murder of their local newspaper's editor.
On Sacred Ground
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,810. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Kephart Springs has an unconventional physician that uses young girls for his experiments. The girls have no idea of the things they are made to do, and the doctor sets no limits to his guiltless immoral endeavors. Detective Bill Blackfox has an idea of what is going on in Kephart Springs, but never dreamt it would come to this, or who it would involve.
Money Ain't Nothing
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Money ain’t nothing if you’ve got a lot of it. But then again, a lot of money won’t necessarily buy happiness either. In this Anthony Carrick mystery, hard boiled detective Anthony Carrick is asked to solve the murder of a rich dame’s son. Police think it’s an accidental death, but could it be something more sinister?
The Hanover Square Affair (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 77,050. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
London, 1816 Cavalry captain Gabriel Lacey returns to Regency London from the Napoleonic wars, his career ignominiously over. He stumbles onto the case of a kidnapping, the accused a prominent MP. Lacey's search for the girl leads to the discovery of murder, corruption, and dealings with a leader of the underworld. At the same time, Lacey must face the everyday troubles of his own life.
A Pointed Death
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,730. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Pointed Death by Kath Russell is a comical mystery thriller set in the world of biotechnology, featuring a feisty female heroine and her shorthaired pointer, Skootch.
Unreasonable Risk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,230. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When fire rages through the refinery, environmental engineer Hannah Morrison stumbles onto evidence of sabotage. Hannah’s resolve to catch the saboteur is tested by a series of explosive events that push the refinery to the brink of catastrophe. Unreasonable Risk tells the story of a resourceful young woman fighting to save the refinery, the city surrounding it and, ultimately, her life.
Lethal Beauty
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Price: Free! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
If you liked "Outbreak", you'll love this! A scientist invents a new lotion that has purifying powers. It has become a new phenonemon as women all over the world become raving consumers. Soon after, chaos begins and the human race rapidly starts to diminish.
7th Inning Death
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Series: Marshall Connors Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Major league baseball umpire Marshall Connors longs for a return to the relative obscurity of his profession and the simplicity of the game he loves. A new relationship gives him hope. A old acquaintance takes it away. Because... Sometimes, bad things happen to good people. Sometimes, good people do bad things. And sometimes, people are just plain bad... BOOK 2 in the MARSHALL CONNORS SERIES
The Kennedy Secret
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by Itch Reserve Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A government killer and a con man investigate the assassination of Robert Kennedy after they stumble upon a CIA conspiracy.
The Secret Ingredient
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,510. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Celebrity chef Katelyn Karr returns home in order to stop an investigative reporter from revealing her estranged relationship with her alcoholic father and the reason she left town at seventeen. But during a live cooking show, her father dies and suspicion falls on Kate. Nick Juno, the boy Kate left behind, must untangle the secrets of the past to prove Kate's innocence.
Caroline (Deutsche Version)
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Series: Pieces of Fate (German Language), Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: German. Published: May 18, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ein bekannter Geschäftsmann, der offenbar einen Nervenzusammenbruch erlitten hat, betritt ein Polizeirevier und behauptet, einen Mord begangen zu haben. Man findet eine Leiche, und man ermittelt in einem klaren Mordfall – bis Caroline ihre Geschichte erzählt. Eine von sechs Kurzgeschichten, die Teil der Kurzgeschichten-Sammlung PIECES OF FATE von David P Elliot.
No Way Out - And Other Scary Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(3.00 from 1 review)
Includes three 'terrorific' short stories. No Way out: Mike takes a bet to go inside a haunted house, will he live long enough to collect? The Price of Friendship: How much is a best friend worth? Joey finds out the hard way. Hobgoblin Horror: Jake volunteers at a retirement home because Shelby works there. So, it's no wonder he's misses Mr. Fitches' warnings about a homicidal hobgoblin-too bad.
I Never Arkansas It Coming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Relocated to Arkansas through the Witness Protection Program, amateur sleuth Brett Sargent is on the hunt for a missing Mafia informant. But when the informant turns up dead, Brett knows she’s next. To stay alive and outwit the killer, Brett and her faithful guard dog, Dude, tangle with a thief, a liar, a truck driver, a flesh-eating Mafia lawyer, a gun-toting racist, and a one-eyed repairman.
First Feature
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
First Feature is a bitingly wry detective whodunit featuring ex-LAPD's not so celebrated detective Anthony Carrick as he juggles mafia lords, drug addled neophytes, nymphomaniacs, gay counterculture, vegan hippies and tinsel town's dark side in a quest to uncover a homicide in the midst of his own personal turmoil.
Haunted (A Chloe Boston Mystery Book 9)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,970. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Initially suspended from the Hope Falls Police Department, Chloe takes on an urgent case for Alex and finds herself playing ghost buster. Haunted is an action packed, cliff hanger of a cozy. You've come this far, why not go all the way.
The Murderer's Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,670. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
The wealthy Lionel Knyvet has been possessed by a foul demon. Seeking relief from the horrific terrors visited upon his body each fortnight, Lionel has dragged his entire household on an endless pilgrimage across the breadth and length of England. Dame Frevisse wants merely to enjoy the peace of the road, but instead finds herself draawn into the vilest depths of the human soul.