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Cherry Picking by Tim Heath
Price: Free! Words: 119,950. Language: British English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nigel Gamble is a man with everything – including a dark past. He took his name from his early business successes, but in reality none of it was based on risk – only certain success. Every decision Nigel has ever made in business, people, sport or life had been based on some prior knowledge. When a stranger appears it shakes his rich world to the core. But Nigel has been waiting for him...
Shout in the Dark by Christopher Wright
Price: Free! Words: 109,580. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A thrilling chase through Europe as the Vatican and a neo-Nazi faction hunt down a relic with a value greater than human life -- a relic that threatens the traditions of the Christian Church. Into this explosive situation steps young priest Marco Sartini, once married, and still suffering the trauma of bereavement. The Vatican Security Services have found the perfect bait...
Outside Forces by R E Swirsky
Price: Free! Words: 125,010. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(3.00 from 1 review)
A secret vigilante organization, named the Order, has been formed to correct the errors of an imperfect justice system. Garrod Shaw, accused of killing his three children, has beaten his murder charge on a technicality. A Russian Diplomat kills a young woman and faces no penalty after claiming diplomatic immunity. For the protection of all citizens it is time to remove the two once and for all.
Wanna Get Lucky? A Lucky O'Toole Vegas Mystery by Deborah Coonts
Price: Free! Words: 109,780. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy(5.00 from 1 review)
A young woman plunges from a Las Vegas sightseeing helicopter. As she juggles the chaos surrounding the Adult Video Awards, a convention of spouse-swappers, and a complicated love life, Lucky O'Toole, head of customer relations at the Babylon, Las Vegas's primo Strip property, gets drawn into a game of cat and mouse as the list of suspects dwindles to one and hits very close to her heart.
Mud Pie by Emma Lee Bole
Price: Free! Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of rugby, puddings and murder. Ingredients: 1 handful of illegal drugs, 1 twelve-inch chef's knife, 1 blood-stained handkerchief, 6 rugby forwards and half a motorbike. When stirred by Lannie Herron, a young chef on the run, these make a deadly mixture. One of the players at the rugby club where she works may be a killer - but which one?
Death of Choice - Eight Tales of Murder, Mayhem and Mystery by Micheal Maxwell, Kay Hadashi, Wayne Zurl, Ilil Arbel, & Jane Carver
Price: Free! Words: 115,840. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Come along to a Children’s Cemetery, 1920’s London, a diner in L.A., a foggy barnyard, a small town in Tennessee, a Hawaiian beach, and discover chills, thrills, and crimes you’ll long remember. Meet a flashy designer, a neurosurgeon, a coroner, a woman of European elegance, a detective who’s fed up, and a Tennessee Police Chief all filling the pages of Death of Choice.
Juegos de poder by Caesar Alazai
You set the price! Words: 156,100. Language: Spanish. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Las elecciones presidenciales del país más poderoso del mundo están cerca y todos quieren asegurarse la victoria, aunque para ello deban caer en el campo de la batalla ética, la moral y los sentimientos; nada será demasiado sacrificio si se trata de obtener la victoria. Sumérjase en una novela de acción y descubra quién saldrá ganador en los juegos de poder.
Corridor One by Rafael H. Derchansky
You set the price! Words: 169,760. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(4.83 from 6 reviews)
An unsolved crime. A missing treasure. A family torn apart. Step into the shoes of Dina, a tenacious art forgery expert, as she races against time to fit together the pieces of a puzzle decades in the making. Join her as she confronts the creeping shadows of the past in a mysterious adventure as twisted and dark as an abandoned underground catacomb. Can you see in the dark?
The Outcall by Holly Harlow
Price: Free! Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 18 reviews)
Holly Harlow is intelligent, courageous, independent, sassy. And she works as a London call girl. When a client is murdered, she has to turn detective to find the killer - before the police arrest her for the crime. The trail leads from the streets of Brixton and Tottenham to Westminster's corridors of power - and to a truth far more shocking and unexpected than anyone could have imagined...
Three Deadly Twins by David Thyfault
Price: Free! Words: 108,870. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In a peaceful California town a normal woman with a mentally challenged twin brother gets drawn into a series of dark crimes with a pair of identical twins. At the same time and across town, an unlikely adversary is struggling with his own problems. When he collides with the three twins and ends their mayhem, the first indications of a potential detective emerge. Book one of a four-part series.
Shaded Light: The Case of the Tactless Trophy Wife: A Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan Mystery by J. A. Menzies
Price: Free! Words: 132,350. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by MurderWillOut Mysteries. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural(5.00 from 1 review)
A weekend house party at a Toronto lawyer’s estate. A young woman’s body in the garden. Enter homicide detectives Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan for their first case together. “He’s white, an abrupt, patronizing veteran, while she’s a recently promoted, vivacious black woman —but... the two rub elbows and tempers to captivating effect.” Publishers Weekly
The Boy Who Appeared from the Rain by Kevin David Jensen
Price: Free! Words: 192,170. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: 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) by Katelin Ballinger
Series: Ever-Presence, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(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.
Spy Thriller: The Fourteenth Protocol (a Special Agent Jana Baker espionage book) by Nathan A. Goodman
Price: Free! Words: 108,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
100 5-Star Reviews for the Unrelentingly Fast Paced Terrorist Thriller. After an eleventh terrorist attack, the American people are at a breaking point. But when a fledgling FBI agent stumbles across the one clue that could break the case wide open, she uncovers a secret operation which rocks the core of the highest levels of US government.
The Atlantis Keystone by Caroline Väljemark
Price: Free! Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(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 by Anthony D. Thompson
Price: Free! Words: 186,620. Language: American English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What would you do if you 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 few months? 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? Well.....would you?
The Secret Dead by SW Fairbrother
Price: Free! Words: 103,750. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A zombie murder mystery. When Vivia Brisk's colleague Malcolm zombifies and his teenage son Ben goes missing, Vivia is roped in to help find them. At first what happened seems simple, but then the police find decades-old corpses hidden near Malcolm’s house, and Vivia begins to realise Malcolm’s missing son is in a lot more danger than from just a single zombie on the loose…
Just Cause Wrong Target by John Muir
Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(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 by Estelle Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 129,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(4.89 from 9 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 by L.A.A. Law
Series: Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 115,340. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(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.