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Maze in Blue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
2012 IPPY E-Book Regional Bronze Award Winner University of Michigan senior Denney Silber believed true friends could always be counted on. They were there for football games, sorority parties, and the little bumps in college like bad hair days, dating woes, and cramming for exams. Most importantly, Denney knew friends don't kill friends.
The President's Daughter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
The president's daughter, Millennium Tyler, born shortly after 9/11, is about to discover what happens when an impulsive decision about college ends up dragging others along on a grand adventure. The others include her Secret Service protectors, bumbling international terrorists, a drug kingpin, a religious fanatic, two of her classmates, and a South Dakota farm kid. Nobody emerges unscathed.
Gwinnel Gardens
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It wasn’t unusual for retirees in Lowenna to succumb to death during the winter months in Lowenna, but while Gia and her friend, Holly worked on restoring the overgrown Gwinnel Gardens, they noticed there were an increasing number of services at the crematorium in the valley. Unless she found out quickly who was behind the sudden deaths, would someone close to Gia be the next victim?
Hawk Moon - Book Two of the Robert Payne Mystery Series
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Series: The Robert Payne Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two beautiful Indian women are found dead with their noses cut off - an old Indian practice to punish infidelity - in this suspenseful second mystery by best-selling author Ed Gorman. The mutilation murders stun the quiet Iowa town of Cedar Rapids and call for the special skills of criminal psychologist Robert Payne, who uses clues from the crime scene to piece together a psychological portrait of
Phantoms Can Be Murder: Charlie Parker Mystery #13
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Series: The Charlie Parker Mysteries, Book 13. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,980. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An enigmatic letter from her namesake aunt, a trip to England, and Charlie is seeing ghosts in the medieval Suffolk town of Bury St. Edmunds. But it isn’t only slightly-eccentric Aunt Louisa’s beliefs in the occult or her spooky “haunted sites” tours that pique Charlie’s interest. Something sinister is brewing and Charlie finds herself drawn into an investigation of crimes that are far too real.
A Black Deeper Than Death (Miki Radicci Book 1)
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Series: Miki Radicci, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,360. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Trash Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.14 from 7 reviews)
Urban Fantasy Young Adult When she accidentally experiences the murder of a prominent business student from NYU, Miki attracts the attention of the police and the killer who threatens her and her family. But Miki doesn't really know enough to identify the killer. She experiences the death but can't see his face. Miki decides to learn as much as she can about the killer to save her family.
The Dead Beat, Volume 2
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Series: The Dead Beat, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The dead really aren't that different from the rest of us. Some work honest jobs and pay rent on their host bodies every month, right on time. But some of them refuse to play by the rules. Police Exorcist Arphallo Sirus and his murdered partner, Sam Trent, hunt down the ghosts that break the laws of the living and the dead. The Dead Beat is an occult noir serial. This is the second volume.
Cut Loose (Dusty Deals Mystery Series)
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Series: Dusty Deals Mystery Series, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's rodeo season in Helena, Montana and Lucy Mathews is ready to make some new sales for her antiques shop. Unfortunately, things aren't going so well, her boyfriend's ex-wife is causing trouble, her dog is getting Lucy in trouble and oh, yeah... there's that dead rodeo queen whose body Lucy just found.
Jake Dellahunt, Vineyard Lawyer (with an office on the Cape)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,690. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Past indiscretions force criminal lawyer, Jake Dellahunt to move to an island to put his life back together again. Inheriting his old law partner’s house on Martha’s Vineyard, Jake is drawn back into the courtroom to keep a promise to his old partner to solve a 1942 island murder mystery while defending neighbors and friends charged with various crimes.
Carpe Diem
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Suspense Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In a failed attempt to put years of personal danger behind them, Rance and his wife fly to their Castle de Molay. An ancient journal bequeathed to Rance by the recently deceased last Knight Templar, along with the responsibility to seize the day, will plunge Rance, his wife, and friends into a world of mystery, adventure, and danger, extending to Scotland, Ethiopia, Nova Scotia, and back to Spain.
Armed and Fabulous (Lexi Graves Mysteries, 1)
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Series: Lexi Graves Mysteries, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
All Lexi wants to do is get through the day at her boring temp job with Green Hand Insurance. That’s until she discovers the vice president, Martin Dean, in a pool of blood and herself at the center of an investigation into insurance fraud. Millions of dollars are missing, the chief suspect is dead and her mysterious, sexy, new boss is not what he seems.
Baiting the Shark
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Theresa McCarrie’s first assignment as a reporter is to cover the annual flower show. She plans to interview Billy Wilson, but finds him lying in a Japanese garden, dead. Through twists and turns, and a new love interest, she learns the truth behind Billy’s death. But, when she finds herself sinking into the Chesapeake Bay, a bullet in her shoulder, she fears she will take the truth to her grave.
Open Skies
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The death of an airline copilot during a layover in Chicago may have looked like an accident, but there were suspicions that hinted at something else. Jack Sawyer - a private detective who had once been an airline pilot - is then hired to investigate. Along with his estranged wife Susan and a caste of others, Jack sets out to track down a killer and the real reasons behind the murder.
Penelope and The Movie Star
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Series: A Penelope Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
After Marvel Movies comes to Penelope’s school to shoot a motion picture, things go from bad to worse. She sneaks onto the set while they are filming and witnesses a murder. Only thing is she had her eyes shut. The police think she may remember something and so does the killer. What’s a girl to do? Come see in the third book of the series, A Penelope Mystery.
Twistered
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,200. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
My name is Dorothy. I live in Kansas. I've seen a few tornadoes in my day, but nothing like the one that dropped my dead ex-husband, Wade, on my doorstep in a crushed motor home. Wade looked almost as beat up as the RV when he spilled from the back door, his red sneakers sticking out. I almost had the feeling I wasn't in Kansas anymore...
Murder at Mission Dolores
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,740. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Barbara Moulton. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Allie Fenske’s husband was murdered at random year ago on the streets of San Francisco, and she hasn’t been herself since then. Ironically, it is through investigating another murder in her neighborhood that she begins to heal in unexpected ways.
Late Murder @ 10
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Mark Alexander, an ex-investigative reporter (turned broadcast engineer for a St. Louis television station), witnesses the on-air murder of a hated news anchor by a mysterious assassin. When evidence points to the co-anchor Laura Skaggs and her survivalist fiance.
The Watson Evidence
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Series: Detective Laura McCallister Lesbian Mystery, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,860. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Don't Waste Daylight. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The fourth book in the Detective Laura McCallister lesbian mystery series. This time, the mystery exists inside her own self, and the skills she instinctually relies upon for resolution seem far beyond her capabilities.
Mayne Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 33,570. Language: Spanish. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sirviéndose de distintas excusas, ocho personas son convocadas a pasar un fin de semana en Mayne Manor, una majestuosa mansión victoriana en el condado de Surrey. Lo que iba a ser un tiempo de esparcimiento y recreo, pronto se convertirá en una auténtica locura, una aterradora experiencia que los dejará marcados para el resto de sus vidas.
Corpse Call
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Series: Detective Laura McCallister Lesbian Mystery, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Don't Waste Daylight. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The third book the in Detective Laura McCallister lesbian mystery series. The car at the bottom of Prentice Lake could not have gotten there accidentally. Max Wendt slumps dead in the front seat with neither a reason to kill himself nor enemies to do it for him...