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The Fall and Rise of Professor Moriarity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Professor Moriarity has returned worse than ever and he plots to destroy all life as we know it. Only Doctor Watson and his friends stand a chance of bringing the egomaniac to justice and saving the world.
From Beyond The Grave
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Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carl Danby returns to tackle another unusual case. During a séance, a psychic claims the late Samuel Bittner was murdered. With no body to autopsy, Danby relies on his best skill—talking. Tension increases as Samuel’s relatives insist the patriarch died of natural causes. With little physical evidence to process, will Danby discover the truth? 18,444 words; additional material at the end.
Folklore
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Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Everyone likes a good ghost story, except for Dave. Logical to a fault, the teenager comes face-to-face with one of his town's scariest folk tales late one night at a lonely country crossroads. The terrifying experience makes him question his instincts. Is someone trying to teach him a lesson or is there really something sinister lurking in the countryside?
The Porcelain Dolls.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Ex cop Carlton Blake likes to drink. His detective agency has no clients. A mysterious woman pays him a visit and his life is turned upside down. Can he protect a young author from being killed by a hoodlum ?. Can he protect the future of robotic development ? Can Maggie save him from himself ? I call this 'Marlow meets I Robot' With acknowledgements to Isaac Asimov and Raymond Chandler.
The Disintegration of Dragons, Part 1: A Death in Vastervik
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Golem War is over. One year to the date of final victory over the automaton armies of an evil wizard sect, the kingdom states of the Third Continent gather in the human kingdom of Vastervik to party. The guests of honor are all of the known surviving members of the 19th Legion (popularly known as the Dragon Legion), the military unit that ended the Golem War.
Astral Bodies (Part 7)
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Series: Astral Bodies, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
*This is part SEVEN of a serial novel, NOT the complete novel! Last part!* Twenty-year-old Tess has the ability to astral project, and while going for a midnight walk in the woods she stumbles across a ritual murder. Not only that, the killer was able to see her when nobody else could. Soon she thinks her life can return to normal, until Jonas Adler contacts her with an offer she can't refuse
Ghost Relics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,390. 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. She is a master of stealth and disguise, and faces foes of terrible power. So when an ancient relic of necromantic sorcery is discovered, Caina must destroy it before it kills uncounted thousands of people. Starting with her...
River Ghost: Paranormal Mystery Novelette by Elizabeth Eagan-Cox
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Price: $1.45 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
River Ghost, a paranormal mystery novelette by Elizabeth Eagan-Cox. Autumn, 2014 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Corlah Kellian, owner of the contemporary paddle wheel gambling boat, River Ghost, moonlights as a ghost investigator. She's on assignment at the antebellum Oak Grove Plantation, whose owners plan to turn it into a bed and breakfast inn, if Corlah can get rid of the ghost. 15,000 words.
Turbulent Strides Dandy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sarah knows her daddy keeps his liquor cabinet off limits. But the kids at school want to celebrate their final day. Before they head into the exam period. And Sarah wouldn’t dream of disappointing them. Would she? A story of peer pressure and its consequences. Turbulent Strides Dandy: A Short Story.
An Excerpt from Mortal End: A Simmering Pit of Jiggery Pokery: Chapters 1-6
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Price: Free! Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Mortal End is the old fashioned fairy-tale of intrigue, murder, cannibalism and incest that everyone is talking about. Ænus P. Wordsworth the arrogant, absinthe-drinking village rector plays detective attempting to discover just who the bones in the giant mound of burnt toffee belong to and how on earth they got there.
The Millionaire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
A millionaire decides to give away some of his money. His plan is to hide it in the park somewhere. He watches as the characters search for the money throughout the story. Some of the characters include; a friendly lady, a boy, girl, handyman, monkey, and dog. Almost everyone is searching for the cash. As the characters are introduced the suspense grows. Who will find the hidden cash?
One of a Kind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Amber thinks she knows a good man, but when she starts an affair she learns that not everything in her life is what it seems. This story and four others are included in the collection "Domestic Disturbance"
A Recording
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Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story about a man desperate to find a recording.
A Disappearance in Baker Street
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A missing girl seems to have vanished into thin air during a visit to the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London. Ella Doyle interrupts her work on a memoir of Arthur Conan Doyle’s role in her own family history and teams up with the mysterious John Mason in a dangerous chase across London to solve a twenty first century locked room mystery.
Archer's Paradox
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When a local citizen is found lying in Pine Oak's new 3-D archery range with an arrow through his heart, Sue-Ann has to rethink her idea that murders do not happen in small towns. And when two of the suspects turn out to be good friends of hers, she has to bust her tail to find the real murderer before one of them goes to jail. A short story in the Small Town saga featuring Sue-Ann McKeown.
Neutrality
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Casey Turner’s Family Court case goes south due to the murder of a husband, it leaves a woman in custody and a child’s safety in the balance. What's a neutral Family Court Counselor to do? Karen L. Abrahamson draws on years working in Family Court to create this mystery of divorce and the crime it can evoke. This story was previously published in the Anthology Fiction River: Crime.
Never-Ending Tree House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For Samantha the tree house at the bottom of her garden represents far more than mouldy wood and rusted nails. It holds deep and dark memories. Of times she would rather forget. A story of tragedy, long-ago repressed. Never-Ending Tree House: A Short Story.
emerging College Sex Rules, Recently retired campus cop Jack McNmara is searching for college sophomore Emma Macaulay, the granddaughter of an old friend. His investigation takes him through the coastal towns of Massachusetts and into the dorm rooms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When does sex become rape? This is the central question that arises when retired cop Jack McNamara's investigation of a missing student takes him through a college campus, its dorms, and the minds of its sexually active students.
The Barefoot Stiff
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
Clint Faraday Book Nine: Follow the Blood Collector's Edition
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A non-accident on the Changuinola road leads Clint to discover a group who were traveling together had several other deaths. Was this some kind of psycho game these people were playing that included murder?