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Dobrush Valley
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short story. In 1947, on one of the slopes of the French mountain Dent de Crolles, a strange object appeared. It was a sort of iron pipe, about 200 meters long. The object displayed some very interesting features. Six hundred years earlier, in the area of today’s Montenegrin village of Tserovo, the same happened. The slope and the thing. So, the question is: What is the meaning of these events?
Astral Bodies (Part 5)
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Series: Astral Bodies, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
*This is part FIVE of a serial novel, NOT the complete novel!* 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.
The Atlantis Keystone
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Price: Free! Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Erik Stenbock, the heir to a medieval castle in Sweden, is unwillingly dragged into a search for the missing half of an ancient Egyptian stone tablet. The tablet is thought to be a possible key to the decipherment of Linear A, the script of a mysterious bronze age civilization. Erik is soon engulfed in an adventure and finds himself submersed in an ancient truth - with shocking repercussions...
The Baker Street Adventures 1 The Death of Conan
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Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lays on his deathbed, ready to cross over into the other side of life, but instead wakes up to a new life filled with adventure and excitement as he joins his written hero, Sherlock Holmes and Professor Challenger on exciting missions to help victims of terrible crimes. An expanded version that introduces two new heroes, Redeye and Chittles.
More Short Fuses (Four Free Short Stories)
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Price: Free! Words: 48,590. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Four free short stories from bestselling author Stephen Leather, plus opening chapters of five of his bestselling thrillers. The short stories are: Rules of Engagement (where Spider Shepherd has to help a friend who is in serious trouble with the police), The Constituency Meeting (where a group of old folks decide to commit a murder), Ghost Kids and Massage Therapy.
The Pajama Drama: A Delilah Duffy Short
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Price: Free! Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Amateur detective, bookstore manager and island misfit, Delilah Duffy, enjoys solving mysteries, but an old guy’s missing PJs? If there’s dirty laundry to be found, Delilah Duffy will find it!
Lethal Bond (FREE Preview edition, first 11 chapters)
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Price: Free! Words: 32,300. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
**Free PREVIEW of the first 11 Chapters** P.I. Jamie Bond knows there's corruption in the Los Angeles County D.A.'s office...but how far does it run? Is her sometimes-boyfriend Aiden Prince involved. Is he dating his exotic beauty of a co-chair? And why are drug dealers making midnight calls to the D.A.? Jamie is determined to find out...even if it kills her.
LIARS - the News Industry
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Price: Free! Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The three, major, news publishers are bent on changing the nation with their control over the truth; their goal: nothing less than to radically change America to their benefit. A threat to their liberal monopoly surfaces with competitor MNN, they squash it like a bug through their puppets in Washington. The publishers, their pawns continue to believe themselves invincible-they are deathly wrong.
Meltdown - Part 1
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Price: Free! Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon Special Agent Sam Jameson never pays much attention to the crackpots and goofballs with their shrill economic doomsday predictions… until their dire conjecture suddenly comes true. That's when her week blazes past horrible and crashes headlong into nightmarish.
To Sleep No More:Chapters 1-5
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Price: Free! Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by R.K. Hinrichsen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A historical mystery fantasy. She's brokenhearted. He's the man who loves her. Preternatural scientist Alexandra Dalton and her estranged husband Richard Dalton, a treasure hunter, join forces to unravel a mysterious "Night Hag" murder at Watson Manor.
The Information Man
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Price: Free! Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's a normal day for information broker Rex Malin when he's asked to deal with a murder, and the missing fiancée of a leading Toronto citizen. With his friends' help, Rex unravels the two mysteries. But it's his memories of the Great War that connect best the eerie present circumstances: the murder, the missing fiancée, and the spectral wolves invading the city.
Characters in Swordplay
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Price: Free! Words: 20,660. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In a world where everything is powered by magic, the Gendarmerie Magique needs specialists to fight crimes committed with magic. A gendarme who can't use magic is a liability. Moira is magically challenged. However, her biggest dream is a place in the Gendarmerie, and she refuses to let her disability get in the way.
Charaktere in Waffenruhe
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Price: Free! Words: 22,450. Language: German. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In einer Welt, in der Magie alles mit Energie versorgt, braucht die Gendarmerie Magique Spezialisten, um Verbrechen mit magischem Hintergrund aufzuklären. Ein Gendarm ohne Magie, ist eine Gefahr für seine Kollegen. Moira hat Schwierigkeiten mit Magie. Trotzdem ist ihr größter Traum ein Platz bei der Gendarmerie, und sie weigert sich, sich von ihrer Behinderung an der Erfüllung hindern zu lassen.
Rosamund's Diary: Power and Justice
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Price: Free! Words: 81,380. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Rosamund O’ Hara, a middle-aged and tenacious woman, is the new lawyer at Hoffman and Associates: a law firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina. On her first day at work, she is handed a controversial federal case: having to represent an alleged bomber. Though, as secrets unfold, O’Hara finds herself in trouble: having to deal with powerful men who would eliminate anyone that stands in their way.
Katherine Talbot
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You set the price! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
One resident at Forestwood Care Center has been waiting a long time for payback.
The Quartet, Jace
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Series: The Quartet Journey, part 7. Price: Free! Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Crime drama....Austin watches and waits from Rosebud to awaken from her princess-box....Jace has employed day and night nurses for both Rosebud's and Austin's mental and physical health...One of the nurses likes Austin...way too much...The Quartet is not paying attention to the nurse.
說楔子敷陳大義
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Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
借名流隱括全文 - In which an introductory story of a good scholar points the moral of the book
Smoko At East Seaham
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Price: Free! Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
'Smoko At East Seaham' by Ken Blowers, is the fourth in a series of delightful collections of light-hearted short stories. The nine short stories are just the right ‘bite size morsels’ to have during ‘Smoko’. Take a break with a cup of your favourite beverage and lift your day with a scone and a laugh or two. Ken engages the again the reader again with his unique style that blends a geographical
The Patriot: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Set in small town Oklahoma at the height of the Cold War, a local private investigator is hired to investigate what a local man thinks might be a Russian spy ring. As the bodies start to pile up, the line between good and bad, patriot and traitor, begins to blur....
La suite au prochain épisode
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Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: French. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Armelle est, à nouveau, la cible d'un enlevement par E.T. Roland et Kevin parviendront-ils à la retrouver et la sauver, cette fois ? Un épisode de fin de saison pour mieux rebondir à la prochaine, en septembre.