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Dead Man Hand
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Series: Dead Man Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,300. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Alice, Twila, Granny, Jack, Trucker and Miss Molly are at it again, this time in a haunted hotel in Red Dollar, New Mexico. Shades of the Wild West, the ghosts are carrying six-shooters! The villain is armed with Black Magic, and there's no escape for anyone during the ice storm.
Pink Vodka Blues - Off the Wall Mystery-Suspense
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Russell Murray is the editor of a literary magazine in Chicago. He drinks way too much. And he's in big trouble when he wakes up in a hotel room with a beautiful woman just before two men come into the room and kill her. They try to kill Murray, too, but he gets away. Things never slow down after that.
Premeditated Blues
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the rural South’s Bailey Cooper, a white blues singer, and her African American partner, Gwen Richardson find their prime suspect “nicely toasted in his bed,” the simple adultery case turns into a deadly mix of suicide, murders, and sexual crimes. Bailey’s wild nature, and Gwen’s religious beliefs combined to form a detective team that will uncover their hometown's hidden past and present.
Connections
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Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 88,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Newlyweds Maggie Parker and her Native American husband, Pontiac, are in shock on their wedding day because a mysterious stranger keeps leaving them bizarre notes and clues,but clues to what? They soon learn they can't ignore the notes or the clues, or the lives of many people will be in danger. Join the newlyweds as they discover the truth about the stranger and what his true motives really are.
Double Parked
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Series: Caution Tape, Book III. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 210,850. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.63 from 8 reviews)
Rika and Jason have finally come to terms with their feelings, but, unfortunately, a relationship isn’t quite so simple. Levi Pierce’s investigation isn’t helping any either. He comes to understand that there’s a much larger scheme hiding beneath the debris and makes protecting Rika his top priority, a development none had expected. Yet, even with the extra security, it may not be enough.
Garbee's Bear
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Over 250 years ago a dancing bear owned by Jonas Garbee was killed by the villagers of Charford Payne. Garbee swore revenge. At the annual Michaelmas Fair in Charford Payne they celebrate the terrible affair with a villager donning a bear costume. Sisters Maggie Standish and Pat Muirfield find themselves under siege, but whom or what is behind their terrifying ordeal.
Murder at the Cape Cod Bridge Tournament
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 103,340. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two friends travel to Cape Cod to play in a bridge tournament, where they become involved with both players and others, some of whom they know and some they do not. The history and relationships of the characters lead to a murder and attempted murder requiring all the wits of the local police chief to unravel. Secrets abound, with stories of love and hatred playing their part throughout.
Deadly Deception
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Series: The Deadly Trilogy, Two. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,450. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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
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Series: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 151,770. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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?
Lykaia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Spore Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“We are the terrors that hunt the night. And we have never been human” In Greek mythology there’s a story of King Lykaonas of Arcadia and his fifty sons who were cursed by the father of the gods, Zeus, to become wolves. The very first Lycanthropes. What is the real story behind the 5000 year old curse of King Lykaonas?
Sara the Psychic Sleuth (Book One in the Series)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,360. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Following the historical prologues - "Virtuous Bewitchment: Escape from Salem" and "Sophie: Suffragette", Sara, in the Psychic Sara Series, inherited the powerful abilities of her ancestors. Her single dad, unable to cope, moves near her maternal granny for guidance. Despite many hardships, Sara must find new meaning to her life by accepting her gifts while making a difference to those around her.
Breaking In
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,060. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: 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
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,590. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: 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
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Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,160. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: French. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: 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.
Hell City
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Series: The Dick Londergan Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dick Londergan is a private detective from the old school, the kind who likes his women leggy, his bourbon neat, and his coffee black. When summoned to Telegraph Hill to investigate a murder, he soon finds himself thrust into a mystery so deep, even his old school methods may not be enough to solve it. He finds out too that the biggest mystery of all might be: Who is Dick Londergan?
Family Matters
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(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.
White Noir - A Blake Massey Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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. White Noir is a violent look at life in the harsh Arctic town of Remarkably Bay. 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...