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Pistols & Pies (Sweet Bites Mysteries, book 2)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tess thought her sleuthing days were behind her after she nearly died solving her first murder, but when a city councilman is killed at the opening of the new fitness center, and his step son is the detective’s favorite suspect, she gets roped into proving the teenager is innocent. When the killer ups the stakes, Tess is forced to put herself in danger or risk the life of someone she cares about.
Horse of a Different Color
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,300. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rustin Kemp was injured trying to catch a brutal killer. He lost his job, his family, his children, and the only thing left to him was the case. Then another murder - very similar to the case that ruined his life - drew him in for one last run at redemption.
Murder in the Round
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Series: Pamela Barnes Acoustic Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by Cozy Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sound clues lead acoustics expert and amateur sleuth Pamela Barnes to a devious killer who poisons an actress while she is performing on stage.
Falcon's Bend Series, Book 4: Romantic Notions
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Series: Falcon's Bend, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,800. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Love--and murder--is in the air. Falcon's Bend Police Department Patrol Officers Amber Carfi and Warren Jensen are partners on the job, and lovers off-duty. The relationship is so new and fragile, neither of them are willing to come out in the open with it. But sometimes love can't be hidden any more than secrets can be kept...
Death Crop
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Inspector Mike Blakely is despatched from Headquarters in Newcastle to investigate a murder in the upper Hunter Valley of New South Wales, not far from the town of Scone. At first the case appears to be a straight forward murder investigation but soon reveals itself to be a great deal more than that, eventually forcing Blakely to fight for his life, in some very dangerous situations.
The Telephone Killer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,270. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Who will he kill next? A local television station is the link between a murderer and his victims. When the unknown killer calls the station, misleading clues cannot help his intended targets. But why is he killing seemingly random people? An insurance salesman, a police officer and a hitchhiker; the police cannot connect the victims to each other much less to the killer.
Madness in Small Towns
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Series: Small Town, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,490. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Things are always a little wonky in Pine Oak, Florida. But lately reporter Sue-Ann McKeown, feels like every crazy thing is landing on her desk. For one thing, a former mental patient demands that Sue-Ann write his story—or else. And what is the meaning of the coded messages she hears on the local pirate radio station? And why has her new best friend quit her job and left town for places Unknown?
Dead Money
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,210. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Steve O’Brien’s latest novel, Dead Money (A&N Publishing, ISBN 978-0-9881843-0-5, $14.95), zeroes in on the dark side of horse racing, where the wrong wager could cost you your life, not just the contents of your wallet.
The Photographer (Book #1 D.I. Marsh series)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
D.I. Angela Marsh is a hard hitting, no nonsense detective that is targeted by a serial psychopathic killer. The murderer displays the victims as pieces of art and offers to stop the killings if the detective agrees to trade places with the next target. D.I. Marsh has also to face her demons from her past as it comes to light that the killer is someone she knows. But who?
Bitter Truths (The Samurai Revival Trilogy, Vol. 1)
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Series: The Samurai Revival Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,680. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Hamon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In 2020, guns are banned throughout the world. Law is maintained by International Peacekeepers; modern-day Samurai. Tessa and Penny are close friends working hard to build a better future. But then tragedy strikes, leaving Tessa’s life in ruins. Desperate for justice, she embarks on a remarkable journey which draws her deep into a criminal conspiracy with a deadly opponent concealed at its centre.
The Bamboo Killer
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Series: The Rose Petal Wine Murder Mysteries, II. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 51,720. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Someone is killing young men at the University of Washington. Our friends are asked to investigate when a co-worker's son is the latest victim. Along the way, a nemesis from the past makes trouble!
Mortal Choices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by Ann Chambers. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Local police have just linked the disappearance of several area residents. A task force is created to investigate, but no one yet realizes a killer is hunting on the quiet suburban streets. When detective Terry Walkingstick and journalist Amanda Miller join forces, they discover what may be the link between the missing people. But their investigation lands them in a killer's crosshairs.
Secrets and Sensibilities
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Series: The Lady Emily Capers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,670. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
When art instructor Hannah Alexander agrees to accompany four of her students on a country house visit before Easter, she never dreams of entering into a dalliance with the owner David Tenant, the handsome new Earl of Brentfield. But one moment in his company and she’s in danger of losing her heart, and soon her very life. Previously published as A Dangerous Dalliance.
Even Pretty Girls Dress for Blind Spots
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,850. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What do you do when life’s illusions run out? That’s what Dresden Suitzs, powerful government investigator, has to figure out as he tackles his biggest mystery – the strange suicides of the world’s top CEO’s and bankers, which have crippled public confidence in the financial system. But Dresden has other problems -- he’s in love with a dangerous woman who might be behind these mysterious deaths.
Destination Earth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Civil war, intrigue and murder are all part of the Raider-113 space shuttle’s destiny, when its crew and passengers are accidentally transported far into the future.
Murder & Sullivan
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Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The third in the delightful Joan Spencer mystery series combines a staging of a Gilbert & Sullivan production with murder in a small town. A tornado sweeps through the town of Oliver, Indiana, catching Joan Spencer and a young girl named Laura Putnam in its wake. Joan saves the young girl’s life and receives a hero’s welcome from the members of the Putnam family, including Judge David Putnam.
The Xibalba Murders
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lara McClintoch, antiquities expert, is summoned to Mexico to help a colleague decode an ancient Mayan mystery. But the theft of Mayan treasure and Lara’s discovery of a corpse on the museum roof make her a suspect of robbery and murder. Desperate to prove her innocence, Lara must unmask the killer and stop a tomb robber in the shadowy world of Xibalba, the Lords of Death.
Flashback
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
One moment Digger Davis is a laid-back bar owner in Chapel Hill, NC, in 1977; the next, it's 1996 and he awakes in a psychiatric institution, unaware that nineteen years have passed. His only clue is a faded note: "Don't come back to Chapel Hill; you're wanted for murder." But he must return to prove his innocence to the world, and to himself
Black Magic Woman (The McFadden Chronicles)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,260. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Chauncey McFadden, a Los Angeles PI, receives a frantic phone call from the president of a Miami-based cruise line. Two employees have been killed in port and Chauncey is hired to solve the crime and prevent further atrocities. MacFadden has little homicide experience, and things quickly fall apart as the body count climbs on board ship and in Caribbean island ports of call.
Shadow Watcher
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Another murder mystery for the ever surfing detective of the Marin County Sheriff’s Department. “This installment continues the themes of the series, embracing the culture and geography of the San Francisco Bay Area while delving into its seedier elements and graphically describing the actions of “evil doers.” (Kirkus Reviews)