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Beyond Innocence
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Price: Free! Words: 110,310. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Excellent, well conceived and powerful murder story... The plot is compelling, complex, gripping and is innovative, and therefore exposed as totally believable for the readers. It is commendable that the characters come alive for the reader from the instant that Chapter One starts.
Zechariah Fleming
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Price: Free! Words: 199,930. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Young Zach believes Craig and Kara Fleming are his lost parents. But his appearance bewilders them: they've never had a child! The police and the school down the street believe he's theirs, though, and Zach knows where to find what he needs in their home—even knows the dog's name—without being told. What are Craig and Kara to do with him? And who is the mysterious man with the black gloves?
Indomitable Thirst (Ever-Presence)
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Series: Ever-Presence, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When Vanessa Howell goes to Dartmouth College, she knew that things were going to be different. Little did she know that she was going to get caught in the middle of something dangerous. When Vanessa's roommate, Sarah, goes missing, she discovers that her life is on the line as well. To find the kidnappers, Vanessa must seek help from Victor Malorne, who holds more secrets than the case itself.
Masks
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Price: Free! Words: 122,960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Before his murder, meek, retiring Edwin Raines secretly wove a complicated tapestry of false identities and unexplained activities that even his widow and his close friend, magazine publisher Danny Skerett are at a loss to understand
The Atlantis Keystone
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Price: Free! Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 2084 Precept
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Price: Free! Words: 175,290. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What would you do if you by chance met a businessman in a London coffee shop who made you a ridiculous offer of €500,000 merely for you to participate in a series of interviews over a three-month period? Would you assume the offer to be that of a deranged person, a fraudster or a joker? And, irrespective of that, for €100,000 in advance and non-returnable, would you attend an initial meeting?
Death of a Swan
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You set the price! Words: 123,080. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
David Charles is now a Detective Sergeant serving in South London in a time when safe crackers did not go in armed which was why, as far as he was concerned, there was a really huge question mark over why Swan had been found dead in front of the open relic of a safe.
PowerBoat Racer, River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book three.
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Price: Free! Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A hard boiled newsman falls in love with a courageous female reporter as they investigate a dangerous civil rights coverup
Just Cause Wrong Target
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Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this second book of the series, TA returns to the Philippines to clarify what happened 12 months previous when he became a pawn in a national armed uprising. After meeting his saviour on his earlier misadventure, he journeys south. There, mistaken for a rich businessman, he is kidnapped. The businessman is intent on recovering gold buried by his grandfather during the Japanese occupation.
The Gauguin Connection
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Price: Free! Words: 131,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Dr. Genevieve Lenard, a brilliant investigator with high-functioning autism, faces her life’s greatest challenge when a murder probe uncovers a web of unimagined corruption. Will she finally learn to work with a team and stop more artists from being murdered?
Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital Nightmare Of The Dark Shadows
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Series: Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 115,340. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mia always feared Jonathan’s return knowing that he would endure any torture to return the agonizing existence that her choices thrust upon him when he was returned to hell without giving the devil his due. Little does Mia know that fighting to save her children will unearth a secret sacrifice that will have her running away from her soul mate and into the arms of her most feared enemy.
Shadow Town: Maggie Lane Chronicles #1
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Price: Free! Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Foul-mouth Maggie Lane can find anyone she sets her sights on. And it hasn't worked out well for the nineteen-year-old. Despite her vow to quit sleuthing, a waitress at her night job goes missing. Worse, her hot new neighbor, a Shadow, eats away at her life-hardened heart. Will she be strong enough to face the demons she unearths?
Slave Graves
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Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An archeology site uncovers a vicious crime and leads to new murders
Ashes to Ashes
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Price: Free! Words: 132,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Dr. Ashe Walters is violently pulled back into the life that he had chosen to walk away from four years before, a life in which he worked with the YPD to hunt down criminals, a life that had led to the savage killing of his lovely wife. As Ashe fights to prove that his only son is innocent of murder, he finds his mental abilities, his beliefs, his sanity, and his overall faith in reality tested.
Not Exactly Dead
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Series: MI5 1/2, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 127,630. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Richard Hugh, aka Triple-O Five of MI5 1/2, is happily making life miserable for bad guys and cultivating a reputation as a lady's man. But then the Americans send over Emma Chapman to keep an eye on him, in hopes of catching a spy killer they think is on his tail.
The Ticket
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You set the price! Words: 110,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Flora assumed that her retirement life has been well planned, predictable and safe. A decision by her husband, a stolen lottery ticket, and the intervention of a homeless man and an East Indian lottery ticket seller would change these plans. From Toronto to North Bay, Flora and her new friends chase two ticket thieves with a complicated life of their own.
Quaife's last Theorem
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Price: Free! Words: 120,920. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Quaife's last Theorem is a tale of murder, mystery and mathematics. It features beer drinking, songs, laughter. tears, Earth-shattering revelations, shootings, blood and a little bit of gore ... and the occasional bit of mathematics.
About Hana
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Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 158,820. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Hana has given up on life and love but a brutal mugging causes her to wake up and face both. Men are hunting her and she has no idea why and a handsome new colleague causes her to doubt her singleness. Shrouded in mystery and intrigue, Hana discovers that love will find a way, whether she likes it or not.
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
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Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,250. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Chloe is a private investigator hired to find a missing painting. Chloe's brother and his hot, new partner are detectives in the Rapides Parish Sherriff's Department keep getting in her way. They don't slow her down but the person shooting at her does. But doesn't stop her from her task. Chloe's adventure is funny to everyone but her.
The Neah Virus
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Series: Peyton McKean Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 109,970. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A deadly new plague—or ancient shaman's curse? As a new virus spreads from the Makah Indian Reservation, killing only non-natives, Dr. Peyton McKean races against time to save humanity—and himself!