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Enlisting Redemption
Price: Free! Words: 74,780. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When twenty-one year old college student Trevor Sutherland enlists Rebecca Carey in a birthday party performance, it leads to a heinous crime. Her subsequent disappearance will ultimately send Trevor on a decade long quest for redemption, one fraught with intrigue, deception, and ultimately murder.
Speak Softly My Love
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
To fall in love is to be young again. To count the cost is to die a little bit inside. In Speak Softly My Love, Inspector Gilles Maintenon goes out for a quart of milk and stumbles across a dead man. The trouble is, when the dead get up and walk away. They have one too many missing-person reports, too many wives, girlfriends and other mysterious blondes.
The Job
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Avery Wilson is the youngest contracted hitman in the business. He has no trouble completing jobs he is given, until he is handed the profile of one "Brynn Laurens", a fifteen year-old high school student. Avery must fight his instincts to keep Brynn from falling victim for a crime he seems to be getting the blame for.
Winter Wind Free Preview Edition (First 19 Chapters)
Price: Free! Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
Former LAPD homicide detective Lee Jordan can't see, speak or hear...but he will find you, one way or another. And with a killer at large, and people disappearing from his city, Lee must must unravel his most baffling case yet before the killer strikes again.
Death Takes A Trip
Price: Free! Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Julia Blake runs her own cleaning business. She has the unfortunate knack of getting herself involved in murder investigations. When one of Julia’s clients, Douglas Pedley, is found dead at the bottom of his stairs, it is soon obvious that he was murdered. Julia first suspects the building contractors who've been hounding Douglas to sell his property. It’s not long before another suspect appears.
Death Wants Three
Price: Free! Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This is the sequel to DEATH TIMES TWO. T.K. and Sunny have already solved a couple of murders . . . at least for the most part. But the Mastermind and her henchman are alive and well. They want to make sure that the Ghostcatcher and his intrepid paramour don't leave Norfolk . . . not while they're breathing.
Stage Door: A Cue to Kill (A Theatrical Cozy Mystery Short Read)
Price: Free! Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
There's a killer lurking backstage at the last night performance of the Goose Meadow Bay Player's Halloween murder mystery. Can Kath keep the show running, the cast from drinking their way through the onstage drinks cabinet and the killer from taking the script literally? Murder and mayhem of the theatrical kind in this cozy mystery short read.
A Good Night's Sleep
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Corley Brown murdered his wife and children, and it's the most gruesome crime Detective Sergeant Aaron Kincaid has ever seen. Even though Kincaid—along with everyone else—knows Brown did it, the detective isn't satisfied until he knows why. But understanding the mind of a multiple murderer may be too much for Kincaid to suffer through.
The Ramona Question
Price: Free! Words: 22,990. Language: American English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Recluse: The Ramona Question is the second book after Recluse: The Induction. Sixteen months on, Detective Rodriquez receives disturbing news, news that will set him on a pulsating journey deep into Colombia. This time, his enemies are smarter, deadly and are waiting for him. He must also choose between saving the life of his one true love or save the lives of millions. The countdown starts.
My Father the God
Price: Free! Words: 72,570. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Having completed his first year at Hanford University, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at The Orchard Inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements inevitably lead to a shocking event, one that will transform each of them irrevocably through war, peace, and ultimately, the remainder of their lives. Can they ever surmount the errors of their youth?
Pervious Pickle
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pervious pickle, being a career criminal, devised a plan so devious he thought it was fool proof in every way. Everything seemed to fall into place as he put his plan into action. He would have succeeded in his endeavour had it not been for Inspector Cheesecake. This short story takes you through a criminal mind that hatched a brainy idea that couldn't possibly fail.
The Deadly Dinner #1 - The Beginning
Series: Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Series. Price: Free! Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Catch a quick glimpse of Book 1 of the Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Ghost Trilogy Series:- It’s Emmy and Daniel’s first wedding anniversary and they’re having dinner at Sky Cornerstone, one of the best restaurants in town. In the middle of dinner, everyone in the restaurant is shocked by a scream coming from the powder room: A woman has died and people are left in shock because no one has any idea how.
Murder at Naughton Pharms
Price: Free! Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
"Murder at Naughton Pharms" is a crime story with humorous edges. It starts out with the everyday zaniness at a drug research facility in Fargo, North Dakota. When our hero Kelly gets a complaint about an old guy asleep in one of the women's barracks, it turns out to be the company COO, and that's just the start.
Of War and Women
Price: Free! Words: 66,130. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the eve of the Battle of Britain a farewell party is held for the 93rd Squadron at Wharton Manor, and though World War II will subsequently intervene, events of that night will echo down through history, changing the lives of those present forever. Unfairly maligned, one woman will persevere, but for all her accomplishments, will Felicité succeed?
Mindscrew Part 1 - A Sam Jameson Thriller
Price: Free! Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
“Right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille and Frederic Forsyth.” Elite hacker and amateur thief Sabot Mondragon has bumbled into the clutches of his former employers, who are exceedingly upset. Maybe it's because he stole billions from them, making him one of the richest men on the planet. Sabot has no clue that the fate of the global economy is intertwined with his own
The Last Will and Testament of Ernie Politics
Price: Free! Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Ernie Politics, a homeless conspiracy theorist, has been murdered. The LAPD is no help, so Ray Cobb vows to find out who killed his friend. His quest for vigilante justice pulls him deep into a dangerous Los Angeles underworld of homeless elite, filthy hustlers, and strange allies. Ray quickly learns that when you live on the streets, the only person you can trust is yourself.
Those Who Fought for Us
Price: Free! Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the eve of World War I, Elizabeth Turnberry and her friend Margaret MacCreedy meet fellow students Robert Sutherland and Alastair Stewart in a pub in Edinburgh. And, although the future seems bright, the outbreak of war in the summer of 1914 will destroy all their hopes and dreams. Is there hope at all for those who fought for us?
Recreation: Yes, you do look a little familiar...
Price: Free! Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story prequel to the 'Lena's Friends' novels. Lena sells herself, she is a high class 'escort', a prostitute. At a bike rally, Lena meets up with Tony, someone she had previously met in a ‘professional’ way... Despite initial worries that her business and private lives should be kept separate, it soon becomes obvious that Tony was definitely going to be one of ‘Lena's Friends’...
Smile Now, Cry Later
Series: Chuck Restic Mystery. Price: Free! Words: 70,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Chuck Restic Mystery Series follows a sardonic HR executive who moonlights as a private investigator. The first book in the series -- SMILE NOW, CRY LATER -- has Chuck venturing outside the confines of his Los Angeles skyscraper in search of a missing colleague. It's a fun, fast read that provides a fresh take on the classic detective novel.
Mirror Image
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A "John Doe" with a fatal gunshot wound. An ER doctor. A surprise. Murder