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Deadly Deception by Alexa Grace
Series: The Deadly Trilogy, Two. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In Deadly Deception, the second book of Alexa Grace's Deadly Trilogy, enter the disturbing world of illegal adoptions, baby trafficking and murder with new detective Lane Hansen and private investigator Frankie Douglas
Blood on the Tongue by Stephen Booth
Series: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,770. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Guilt, sacrifice and redemption in a freezing Peak District winter. As if three bodies isn't enough, snow has left half of Derbyshire's E Division out of action, and DC Ben Cooper is on a cold trail of his own. In 1945 an RAF bomber crashed on Irontongue Hill, killing everyone but the pilot. But does a vicious attack in a dark Edendale back street prove the trail isn't quite so cold as he thought?
Breaking In by Gary Cummings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
As private detective Kyle Roach flees the scene of a house explosion in Wichita, Kansas, his tattered shirt resembling Miss Kentucky’s sash, he suspects the beautiful woman who has just hired him has been less than truthful.
Killer at the Door by Vickie Britton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,060. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In every person’s life there comes a crucial moment when time is of the essence, where the clock is ticking and a split-second decision can mean the difference between life and death. In these eight stories of mystery and suspense, each character is forced to make a snap decision, drawing on courage, physical and mental force. Will they have what it takes to outwit the Killer at the Door?
Small Felonies - Fifty Short Mystery Stories by Bill Pronzini
Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,590. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is a collection of fifty short stories by veteran mystery and crime writer Bill Pronzini, best known as fhe creator of 'The Nameless Detective' series. This collection crosses over a broad range of styles and characters, settings and plots, showing the breadth and depth of Pronzini's prodigious talent. Included are murders, swindles, double-crosses, crazed children, and much, much more.
The Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye Series by Raymond Boyd Dunn
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,160. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A compilation of the eight short stories in the Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye Series to date. The adventures of the coffee-loving, Akubra-wearing Private Detective as he endeavours to solve the puzzles presented by his clients on the beautiful Sunshine Coast...
Mes Murs Sont De Feu by Stéphane Humbert-Basset
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: French. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Madrid, 1584. D'ateliers en couvents, d'intrigues en processions, Timoteo découvre la capitale la plus puissante, la plus dévote et la plus sale de la chrétienté. Par son style brillamment anachronique, "Mes murs sont de feu" est un roman historique, drôle et sombre, sur l'art, la vie et les convictions intimes face à une société autoritaire et obsédée par sa propre rédemption.
Moonchasers & Other stories by Ed Gorman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When two teenage boys befriend and escaped bank robber--because the robber reminds the boys of their idol, Robert Mitchum--the boys set in motion a chilling chain of events that will teach them about trust, brutality, and courage. A book also packed with other memorable stories by an extremely talented storyteller.
Dark Harbour by Dick Morris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Freewheeling and free-loving French Riviera cop Pierre Labbac investigates a murder on board the luxury yacht Pharaoh and peels back the veneer of civilisation on the glamorous society of the Cote d'Azur to reveal the very different reality that lies underneath... (Labbac plays an important part in The Killers.)
Family Matters by Anna Devore
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 1 review)
In the middle of the 20th Century in a small Southern Ohio town, the future looks great for the Abbot family until a body is found on a sand bar in the Ohio River putting all their hopes and dreams in peril. As Ellie Abbot tries to solve the crime, she unravels a tangled web of decades-old secrets and resentments demonstrating that family really does matter.
The Remarkable Bay Murders A Blake Massey Mystery by Craig Forgrave
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Blake Massey is classic LA noir but there are no palm trees or sandy beaches. Exposed flesh doesn't tan, it freezes in two minutes. The Remarkable Bay Murders is a violent look at life in a harsh Arctic town where Massey's the only private eye for a thousand miles. Staying alive depends on trusting a beautiful woman to tell the truth, something that's never worked for him before...
Silver Flashing (A Jonie Waters Mystery) by Tamara Ward
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,020. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Newspaper reporter Jonie Waters thinks the story she’s covering is bizarre. Even so, she’s not prepared for the shock of finding a corpse in a trunk beneath the floorboards of a house. She dashes from the grim discovery and calls the police. But by the time alluring detective Daniel Wyeth arrives on the scene and reenters the house, the trunk and its contents are missing!
Getting Away With Murder by Laura Ware
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by JJ Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“What would you do if you knew you could get away with it?” For Mitch, the answer is simple - he'd murder Harry Bradshaw. The question takes Mitch down a road that leads to an opportunity. But he learns that getting away with something can be the easy part...
The Book Club Murder by Lawrence M. Friedman
Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Frank May hates trouble, as a lawyer and as a guy. It likes him just fine. For someone who practices wills law because it's far from the scene of murder and mayhem, he has a knack for being caught up in it anyway. Which is why he thought he was fortune's friend the night his wife stayed home from her book club meeting. Someone was murdered there. Frank would prefer to stay out of it but cannot.
Sister Gypsy Moon by Karen Leabo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The crumbling purple house, wedged into a little-known Dallas neighborhood, seems the perfect place for Gypsy Larabee to hide from her homicidal ex-boyfriend. But the house harbors dangerous secrets, and trying to find the missing homeowner—a psychic named Ruby--proves hazardous to Gypsy's health.
Killerfind by Sharon Woods Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,490. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Rhetta McCarter's '79 Camaro is destroyed in a fire, her best friend and mechanic Victoria (Ricky) Lane, finds a replacement, a "barnfind" vintage Camaro in perfect condition, except for one major flaw: a body buried beneath it.
ΕΝΑΣ ΦΟΝΟΣ ΠΟΛΥ ΑΠΛΟΙΚΟΣ by THANOS KONDYLIS
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: Greek. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Police inspector Akis Grifidis arrives on a Greek island for vacations. One night, he hears a strange noise from the room above. Shortly after follows for a moment some loud voices. And then Akis hears knockings on his door...
The Deceptive Gaze of Athina (TO APATILO VLEMMA TIS ATHINAS) - (NOVEL, In Greek) by THANOS KONDYLIS
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 127,470. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Inspector Akis Grifidis spent almost a lifetime serving the Greek Police Department in Athens. Now he decides to write about his interesting action during serving the Greek police department. In this story he recites an adventure which deals with a great theft that took place inside the new Acropolis museum of Athens some years ago.
What's Luck Got To Do With It? by Rayden Foster
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,590. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Carl's life changes through a sequence of events he has no control over. His comfortable life in 1990's Britain gets turned upside down one fateful evening and things will never be the same again.