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Death Turns A Trick
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Price: Free! Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Rebecca Schwartz, nice Jewish lawyer with a few too many fantasies, is happily playing the piano in a whorehouse when she suddenly finds herself assigned to make sure a near-naked state senator escapes a police raid. That dirty job done, a lovely evening turns even more delightful when she’s picked up by the cops and spends the next two hours at the Hall of Justice. Could this day get any worse?
Le notti buie dei Franchi
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Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: Italian. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Anno Domini 781: nella cittá di Tours accadono misteriosi delitti.Qual è l'identità della prima vittima?Cosa si nasconde dietro agli omicidi?E chi è il misterioso investigatore?Una storia vera che sembra leggenda, con personaggi reali e una ambientazione accurata: il romanzo ha richiesto piú di due anni di lavoro e decine di volumi per la ricerca bibliografica necessaria.
The Curse of Thieves
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Million dollar motor yachts, high performance cars, masterpiece paintings and high value jewellery are being stolen all over Europe. Local police haven’t been able to catch the thieves as the goods are being moved across international borders. Can Major Vince Hamilton find out what is going on and who is responsible? His brief; to stop more valuable items going missing and find the culprits.
Pennant Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A mystery novel about the breaking of the color line in major league baseball in the mid-forties...
Good As You
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
It shouldn’t matter if you’re gay, lesbian, transgendered, or sexless, each and every one of us has a right to exist. And Detective Rein Connery is more than happy to spread that message around as he works to solve the senseless, brutal murder of Dr. Eunice Sabara, a lesbian microbiologist who just so happens to be the world’s only hope for a cure for the disease that’s ravishing the country.
Ghost in the Hunt
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
CAINA AMALAS is the Ghost circlemaster of Istarinmul, the leader of the Emperor's spies in the city. With the aid of mysterious allies, she fights to stop the sinister plans of the ruthless Grand Master Callatas. But Callatas has spent two centuries preparing to remake humanity, and he will exterminate any who dare to oppose him.
Gene Pool
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Night comes to Whitton Falls, and with it a death, and then another and then a third. For Cate Somers, paleontologist and researcher, the university town she thought of as a safe harbor has an insidious element at work. The rules of what is ordinary no longer seem to apply. Cate gradually becomes aware that there is a hidden presence, alien and cold and impossible to stop.
Spoiled Fruit
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Series: The Girls, Book 4. Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 50,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In Spoiled Fruit - Adeline, Anna and Carolyn, turn their attention to Adeline’s two older children. At first glance they seem to be little more than self-indulgent socialites. With the arrival of her grandson and the return of her youngest daughter in just weeks, it is time to face the possibility that dark secrets could unravel a seemingly perfect life.
The Demands of the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When two Mexican police are murdered in guerrilla territory in Chiapas, Mexico, a US firm close to the Mexican government is contracted to do an independent investigation. Mark Brown has his own ghosts and his own agenda, and has to work both sides to solve the case, in a place where any mistake could endanger lives - or reignite a war.
Denim Blues Mysteries, Book 1: Retired and on the Rocks
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A missing engagement ring leads to murder... It's been a month since Denim McHart hung up his private investigating career after he ended up with a bullet in his leg. The injury has forced Den to re-evaluate future goals in his career, his love-life and his spiritual life. To keep himself busy in early retirement, he's been attempting to restore an antique table and he's officially bored...
Stay, Illusion
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Series: Marius Besshaven, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two bodies. Murder-suicide, the authorities say. Marius Besshaven thinks the sheriff has it all wrong. The man they’re blaming had too much to live for, and there's someone else. A burned man, a man without a face whose past is darker and more frightening than anyone ever suspected. Marius's investigation forces him to tangle with a madman who may take from him all that he holds dear.
Hollownton Homicide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Homicide detective Anthony Hollownton thought he had seen it all until he and his partner, Rick Nelson, are called to a murder scene unlike any Tony has come across. There are no witnesses and none of the neighbors heard a thing. Once Tony starts to investigate the facts of the case become stranger and stranger. As the body count rises Tony is drawn into a world he did not know existed.
Mark Rollins' New Career and the Women's Health Club
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Price: Free! Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Against the backdrop of daily life in his fitness club for socially elite, wealthy women of Nashville, Tennessee, Mark Rollins investigates the disappearance of a club member's investment banker husband. The mystery reaches far beyond Nashville's city limits and puts Rollins and team in the gun sites of an organized criminal enterprise.
Murder Al Dente
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Series: Southern Pasta Shop Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After a disastrous stint as a TV chef, Andy Buckland finds herself back home working in her family's southern pasta shop. But Andy's troubles multiply when she discovers a dead body at a catered party with the words "welcome home" written next to it. Is it a warning? A threat? Or a frame-up job? With the help of her over-the-top Italian family, Andy is determined to find out. Recipes included!
Twice The Suspense Collection
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014 by R. E. Vick. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A collection of Carol Anne Vick's first two novels: THE VILLAGE OF GERARD's CLIFF and THE SUMMER OF GAUGUIN under one cover.
Twisted Key
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Series: Terry Rankin, Book 3. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Terry Rankin's new client is living under a death sentence, and both her ex-husband and her father are anxious to see it carried out. She also has a daughter who is missing. Terry has to protect his client, find the daughter and stay alive. All at the same time. If only it were that easy...if only that was all there was to it...
Hog Valley
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Series: Terry Rankin, Book 2. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 109,180. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bloody murder, kidnapping, illegal drugs and lots and lots of cash gone missing. It's all happening in Florida, and Terry Rankin is right in the middle of it. What could go wrong?
The Big Bend
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Series: Terry Rankin, Book 1. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Terry Rankin, sole proprietor of Rankin Personal Security Services in Orlando, Florida, accepts a private meeting with a potential client. Sheila Adamson is looking for a bodyguard to protect her from her abusive husband, but Rankin refuses to take the job until she begins divorce proceedings. Moments later, Mrs. Adamson is dead and Rankin is buried beneath the rubble of his house.
Days and Lies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
"Days and lies" is a psychological thriller, set in the University town of Madison, Wisconsin, that is guaranteed to keep you guessing. Yes. A twelve mile system of tunnels really does exist below the campus. So does the Willy Web, the Lair, and the answer to how a little girl becomes invisible. .
Falcon's Bend Series, Book 5: As Patient as Death
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Series: Falcon's Bend, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,660. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Until death do us part... Lisa and Falcon's Bend Police Department Detective Pete Shasta are enjoying roles as Mommy and Daddy to their adopted baby boy. Despite the radical adjustment, they've never been happier or more fulfilled as individuals and as a couple. Seeing the contrast of her own marriage and that of her neighbor's, Lisa can't help sticking her nose in where it doesn't belong...