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A Danger to Himself and Others: Bomb Squad NYC Incident 1
By J.E. Fishman
Price: Free! Words: 79,750. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Former bomb tech Manny Diaz misses the adrenaline rush of combat and feels little love from his Bomb Squad partner, Sandy Kahn. When disabled army veterans blow themselves up in front of Armed Forces Recruiting Stations, all of Diaz’s worries are magnified. More than anything, he wants to prove these incidents aren’t suicides. But is he right? And can he solve the cases without going insane?
Love in a Time of Outsourcing
By Rashad Freeman
Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(Short Story) Mike Benson is living the high life. A six figure salary, convertible sports car and a penthouse overlooking the California coast. He didn’t think life could get any better. Unfortunately, it just got worse.
The White Light
By Pattimari Sheets Cacciolfi (pen in past-Diamond)
Price: Free! Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Travel this road, enter the mysterious world beyond the white light and see if Tessie and Toni follow the light. Do they both go through the white light?
Le soleil des sous-terreux
By Madjid Lebane
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: French. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Le SPES doit aujourd'hui essayer de comprendre comment et pourquoi des hommes vivants dans les sous-terrains de Paris prennent feu en sortant au dehors.
Into The Nightmare
By John Osiecki
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young couple headed home to see family for the holidays takes a detour that leads them to the small town of Rustic Hills, when a group of mysterious strangers change everything. Does Rustic Hills own private eye, Drake Harris have the key?
El Dirigible
By Joseph Remesar
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Enormes dirigibles, ordenadores mecánicos, autogiros, armas de rayos, automatones, Joseph M Remesar nos presenta una historia alternativa en un mundo dominado por complejas máquinas de vapor. Una novela steampunk que combina el género policiaco con la más clásica tradición de la Ciencia-Ficción de H.G. Wells y Julio Verne.
Mark, There's a Beagle in My Bedroom!
By Michael Ciardi
Price: Free! Words: 74,910. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Wannabe secret agents and gumshoes rejoice! By now everyone knows that the Government doesn’t really spy on its own citizens, right? And even if they had the audacity to orchestrate such a devious scheme, what stealthy means would they employ to get the job done? Join Bruce 5 on a pun-filled adventure into espionage and conspiracy theories galore.
See Before You Die: Patagonia
By J.E. Leigh
Price: Free! Words: 71,210. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(Aurora Night #2) Faced with losing her job, a travel writer desperate to win a contest gallops headlong into trouble in Patagonia. When a flood of bad fortune overcomes her, she embraces the wisdom of an enigmatic horse trainer who shows her life is about more than winning. Forced to face a killer, she must draw on these lessons if she and her friends are to make it out of Patagonia alive.
Despair
By Richard F Jones
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tyre and repair depot. A busy life. Then it all comes to an end. For someone who works there the outcome is tragedy.
A Cat Caper: A Delilah Duffy Short
By Jessica Sherry
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
There are no mysteries too small for Delilah Duffy, at least not according to her great-grandmother, but missing cats?
Sara's Game
By Ernie Lindsey
Price: Free! Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
One single mother, three missing children, and a single terrifying note under her windshield wiper: "Are you ready to play the game?"
A Crab, a Rustler, and an Ostrich: A Short Story
By Edward J. McFadden
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by QuickHitsPublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
It’s just another sunny day in Middleburrow, Florida, when Deputy Sheriff Jake Santo is called to investigate the discovery of a severed finger on a tourist beach. Things only get stranger as reports of an ostrich causing havoc in town leads to an investigation of animal cruelty, greed, and power. Everyone seems to be in on it, but can Santo locate the nine-fingered man before the staties arrive?
Astral Bodies (Part 1)
By D.L. Miles
Series: Astral Bodies, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,660. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
*This is part ONE 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 Apparition - An Andromache Jones Mystery
By Sammi Cox
Price: Free! Words: 15,650. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It is three days since Andromache Jones suffered her ordeal at the hands of The Magician and she doesn't know what to do with herself. She doesn't think that she is up to working. She is not very keen on the idea of getting out of bed. In truth, all she wants is to be left alone. Unlucky for her, Jean Pottersworth is very persistent. Does she have a case that might chase away Mac's blues?
The Mystery of the Dead Squirrels
By S.C. Torrington
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
0.75 star(4.64 from 11 reviews)
One mysterious death is a tragedy. A second is a coincidence. But a third dead squirrel? That’s murder, Pumpkin.
The Missing Gun
By W H Oxley
Series: Hawker of the Yard, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,960. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
London in the early months of WW2. When a pawnbroker’s assistant is wounded by a gunman wearing a gasmask it looks like a simple case of a bungled armed robbery, but the more Detective Inspector Hawker looks into it, the more confusing it becomes. A red-headed soldier, a missing gun, a dead cat, an empty violin case and a damaged violin are only a few of the threads that have to be unwound.
Envision This
By Tony Dunbar
Price: Free! Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014 by booksBnimble. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Meet Tubby Dubonnet, easygoing, quick-thinking New Orleans attorney-turned-sleuth and the star of a series of amusing mysteries in which he gets to fight evil and pass a good time--although his preference is generally for the latter. He'd much rather eat shrimp scampi or crab etouffée at one of the many local restaurants he frequents than deal with the demands of his infrequent clients.
True-Life Adventure
By booksBnimble
Price: Free! Words: 67,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Things were going lousy for ex-reporter Paul Mcdonald: No money, no girl friend, no bright new career as a mystery novelist, and then along came PI Jack Birnbaum with an intriguing offer... until he drops dead. A day that begins with a body in your living room really ought to get better, but next comes burglary and after that, assault-by-cop. And Paul’s got a feeling that’s just the beginning.
The Losers Reward
By Kale Cronkite
Price: Free! Words: 52,640. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
A gripping mystery crime novel - the mine faces a serious challenge - submit to ruthless intentions or ... . Jake De Villiers, a commodity trader, negotiates the sale of copper ore from a mine located in the northern part of South Africa to interests in a far Eastern Country. The greed factor erupts and the lives of a number of people are turned upside down.
More Than Meets the Eye
By Wendy Cooper
Price: Free! Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Natasha works as an investigative assistant for a private investigator. She knows that her employer is a werewolf. But during the course of a gruesome murder investigation she discovers something about her self that will change her life forever.