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Death on the Home Straight
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Horse racing fan Ken Hinde had to die – but why? And what happened to two valuable racehorses that needed such drastic action? In 'Death on the Home Straight' Valerie Elphick, Ken's close friend and assistant, sets out to discover some answers, but attracts the attention of the wrong people - with terrifying consequences.
The Hitler Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,430. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
“High Noon” meets “Murder at 1600” When a skull from the past bedevils a political dynasty, two lawmen contend with corruption, murder and personal tragedy while facing off against an adversary with unlimited power and resources.
Time To Say Goodbye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When Zack Anderson’s sister is brutally murdered, his drive for revenge uncovers a clandestine organization that fakes the executions of serial killers and turns them into hit men.
The Preying Mantis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,270. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Since investigating the murders of young, female teachers by a serial killer, FBI Special Agent Elizabeth 'Betty' Roy has been having nightmares. When he contacts her, latent memories from her childhood starts resurfacing. Who is this man they call The Preying Mantis?
Creative Accounting
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The perfect murder? This short story romp about lust for money, hatred of the one who provides it and getting away with murder (and the money) is a fiction must read for murder buffs.
Trevelyan: A Rogue in Cairo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Cairo, 1901. Lord Mark Trevelyan is a confirmed rogue who makes his living selling bogus Egyptian antiquities. Lady Laura Blackstone is a recent divorcee who is attracted to Mark and knows she shouldn't be. When anonymous threats against Laura elevate into attacks, Trevelyan is in his element – and Laura's attackers are in trouble . . .
Second Chances
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Iowa Farmer is at it again with a sequel to The Iowa Farmer's Wife. Follow the adventures of a widowed farmwife trying to hang on to her livelihood and the burnt-out detective she has rescued from himself. An investigation ensues after a farmer is found buried in his own cornfield, and when a 12-year-old boy turns up as a witness, the local law enforcement has to move fast saving his life.
7 Days with the kidnappers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
7 Days with the kidnappers American Soldier Secrets In Iraq Excitement and thrill
Something's Cooking at Dove Acres
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,830. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Young Maddie Van der Wald inherits a mansion complete with rumors of buried treasure on an isolated part of Catalina Island. She will lose it if she doesn’t follow the terms of the will. Problems cause her friends and island residents turn against her. With nobody to help, Maddie wonders if her trip here was a boat ride to Hell.
In Plain Sight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Elmer is a nursing home resident who has dementia and terrorizes the other patients on the floor. Elmer is reliving his younger days in his mind and goes hunting, in reality he is hunting on the nursing home floor.
Deadstick
Series: Owen Keane, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011 by The Mystery Company. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Owen Keane, failed seminarian, once hoped to find cosmic answers in human mysteries, but he's traded that quest for a 9-to-5 job at a New York law firm and a quiet life. Quiet, that is, until a cryptic request for information on an accident that took the lives of a playboy aviator and his fiancée cracks the solid earth beneath Keane’s feet and pitches him once again into darkness and doubt.
The Adventure of the Greenbriar Ghost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Sherlock Holmes has investigated some strange cases in his celebrated career, but none stranger than when a woman claims that she has received vital clues to an unsolved murder from the ghost of her own murdered daughter. Based on an actual 19th century legal case, join Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they journey to America to solve the Adventure of the Greenbriar Ghost!
Where's Jesse
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Grandma loves Jesse so much and is so taken by him, he is always on her mind. Jesse is Mrs. Lynns whole world, but there is an issue.
Mortal Faults
Series: Tess McCallum & Abby Sinclair. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,870. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private security consultant Abby Sinclair identifies stalkers and neutralizes them - by any means necessary. When Abby is hired to protect a U.S. congressman from a mystery woman shadowing him at public events, she has no idea that she'll soon be intruding on a secret federal investigation - or that FBI special agent Tess McCallum is about to come back into her life.
Early Birds
Price: Free! Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A sleepy retirement destination with sleepy retirees…or was it? A string of cleverly orchestrated unsolved robberies were accumulating that were almost too well executed. They were precisely performed like a well rehearsed play. In fact, exactly like a well rehearsed play.
Silent Night
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,020. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's Christmas time in Hansonville, North Carolina, and Raine Stockton and her golden retriever Cisco are on the trail of a murderer, a missing teenager, and a nativity-scene thief. Between her own misbehaving canines, unexpected houseguests, and complications in her personal life, Raine has a difficult time keeping the Christmas spirit alive. But she is determined to try...
Short Story - Natural Selection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
"They're watching me! Even when I have my back to them I know they're watching me. It's just jealousy. They don't understand! I'm the one who understands. Their puny minds just don't understand genius. I've studied genius. They say that a hairsbreadth is the dividing line between madness and genius." A disturbing first-person exploration of insanity masquerading as genius. Read on..
Call of the Witch (Detective Marcella Witch's series, book 7)
Series: Detective Marcella Witch’s Series, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,830. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Book 7 in the Detective Marcella Witch’s series. When Tony calls on the witches’ coven for help in finding a missing girl, he learns that his reluctance to participate in a ritual with Lilith may have cost him the chance of finding her alive
Final Whistle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,540. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011 by Fidus Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As Alex Carter, captain of the United and England Soccer teams, tries to deal with the death of his friend he finds himself inextricably drawn into a world of ‘in play’ betting corruption that threatens everything he holds dear. Can he recover from injury and overcome depression quickly enough to save himself, his family and and the game he loves? Only time will tell. Around 95,000 words.
Tilley's
Price: Free! Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A mysterious photograph intrigues a weary shopper as he explores his new town. What is his connection with it? Why does it matter to him? Find out the answers to this mystery in an intriguing short story by Michael Gunter. Bonus Material! Enjoy the first four chapters of Gunter's novel, BLACKWELL: The Encounter Begins