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The Butler Didn't Do It - Three Detective Mysteries benefiting the Humane Society of the US
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 198,980. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Butler Didn’t Do It is a value priced collection of fast-paced detective mysteries set in the Western United States. These stories will grab you and take you along for a can’t-put-it-down ride. All of the proceeds of The Butler Didn’t Do It go to the Humane Society of the United States.
Queenie Baby Boxed Set (books 1-3)
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Series: Queenie Baby. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 205,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"I love 'Queenie Baby' Diana Hudson – she's one part Stephanie Plum and one part rock goddess!" ~ Gemma Halliday, New York Times bestselling author of the High Heels Mysteries From author Christina A. Burke comes a laugh-out-loud compilation of three full length novels, including: Queenie Baby: On Assignment (book #1), Queenie Baby: Out of Office (book #2), Queenie Baby: On Tour (book #3)
The Torch Singer, Book Two: An Almost Perfect Ending
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Swan's Nest Canada. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
B-Singer Sonya Saint-Amant is at the height of her career after a glittering, triumphant appearance at Ciro’s, the clubhouse for the stars in 1950s Hollywood. But in 1954 music is undergoing a revolution. With her looks and popularity fading, Sonya believes she has come up with the perfect plan to save her career . . . if only she can deal with the vortex of politics, sex, blackmail, and murder...
Thirteen, an anthology of crime stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An eerie emerald skull holds the clue to a woman’s origins…and to murder. A bureaucrat stumbling home on a winter evening sees a lion…or does he? Senior citizens show their mettle…and their sinister side. And, more importantly, how do you get rid of a troublesome body and plan the perfect wedding…at the same time? Within these pages lie the answers!
Miss Henry Mysteries Volume 2 (Books 5-8)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Miss Henry Mysteries Volume 2 is a 103k word compendium of books 5-8 in the series. It includes the novels "Blue Period", "Memento Mori", "Eye of the Beholder", and "Drowning Pool".
Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper
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Series: Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Ellie Jordan’s job is to catch and remove unwanted ghosts. Part detective, part paranormal exterminator, Ellie operates out of Savannah, Georgia, one of the oldest and most haunted cities in North America. She thinks her new case is a by-the-book specter, but finds herself confronting an evil older and more powerful than she’d ever expected, rooted in the dark history of an old mansion.
Kill Him Again: Fifteen Variations on a Country House Murder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,890. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Fifteen Versions of a Murder and Its Solution A storm and high seas isolate a house party at Morthead Manor situated in southwest England on a headland connected to the mainland by a narrow neck of land. In the style of 1920s Golden Age mysteries, this collection explores different scenarios as to how, why and by whom the host is murdered.
Sharp Compassion
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,710. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Malicious gossip, madness and revenge lead to rumours, violence and deaths in a small English market town.
The Secret DNA Code
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Graduate students try to decode the history of the universe they think is encoded in our DNA. Fanatic fundamentalists learn of the project and try to stop them at any cost. The mystery, propelled by a foreign embassy, deepens as the FBI and the NSA become involved in trying to protect the researchers. A hired assassin keeps the action going fast and furious.
Pledge Allegiance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,690. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Texas in the 1980s, a young black high school student says he won't play for varsity football because they carry the confederate flag. When five of the starting line up follow Clay off the team, the situation turns explosive. And then, the police find a body hanging from the goal posts. It's one of the players, and a note says, one down and six to go....
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,820. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Classics
It is a tale of ghosts, of madness, of revenge - of old alliances giving way to new intrigues. Denmark is changing, shaking off its medieval past. War with Norway is on the horizon. And Hamlet - son of the old king, nephew of the new - becomes increasingly entangled in a web of deception - and murder.
Death in a Small Town
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
John Thomas is a young former FBI agent who fell apart after a car wreck for which he blamed himself, afterward retreating into a bottle. His talent is to see connections between bits of evidence that others overlook. His best friend, the police chief of the small town where both were raised, is murdered execution style.
Dancing on a Tightrope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,930. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Lesli Richardson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Wolf Mallory already has his share of problems—including a congressional investigation and trying to figure out what to do with his life after his forced retirement from military intelligence. But meeting the beautiful Vicky Agincourt lands him smack in the middle of a murder investigation. Can he clear her name before time runs out?
Forty & Out
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,520. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Someone is targeting Toledo's single women when they turn forty, tucking them into bed and turning birthday greetings into obituaries. Newly-assigned Toledo Homicide Detective Veronica Jadzinski vows to prevent the body count from increasing and to prove her transfer from Narcotics wasn't a fluke-departmental regulations, disparaging lieutenants, and a rigid new partner be damned
Masks
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Price: Free! Words: 122,960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Before his murder, meek, retiring Edwin Raines secretly wove a complicated tapestry of false identities and unexplained activities that even his widow and his close friend, magazine publisher Danny Skerett are at a loss to understand
George's Secret
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Have you ever wanted to cruise the fabled Galapagos Islands: warm sunny days on white sandy beaches, watching unusual birds and animals? Be careful what you wish for. Betsy and her companions find that not all is well in this pristine vacation spot. The tourists are not all they appear to be, and Betsy has some questions about the guides too, especially Mickey, whose warm hands hold an invitation.
Murder In The Rain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,790. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Inspector of Police Koogi has a hot potato in his hands. Too hot for his hands, he hands it over to Detective Mwenda Polê. Just bring him home, this bastard, dead or alive. I don't care how long it takes!
Vegas Die -- Special Anniversary Edition
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Re-release of best seller, Vegas Die, with new Quest Mystery solution. This is the special anniversary edition. Let readers try to solve the mystery: 'who's killing the old mobsters of Las Vegas?' The perfect clash of characters, a violent romance, where the Mayor of Las Vegas becomes the Number One Murder Suspect.
Deadsville
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Tavie has just died, but that isn’t the end of her existence. Instead, she ends up “living” in Deadsville, where the dead play games, look for entertainment, and wonder when they will move on. All of that’s normal until two deadies are murdered in a way that the residents of Deadsville have never seen before. The mystery needs to be solved and quickly.
Death Pays a Visit
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,250. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An octogenarian discovers a suspicious death at a retirement home and uses her wits to find the killer, against the wishes of her police chief son.