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How to Be a Ghost (Libby Grace Mystery Book 1)
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Series: Libby Grace Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Divorced mom Libby Grace works as an elementary school teacher and has no social life to speak of. The most she has to worry about is finding a way to fix a leaky faucet without a budget for a plumber. The next thing Libby knows she’s standing at the foot of her son’s bed without her body!
Luck for Hire
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Price: Free! Words: 75,200. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Entangled Continua Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dana Spelman might have a case against Big Pharma, but her client disappears. When rough men take an interest in Dana, she runs into her gambling-addicted loser ex-boyfriend. Aleister Luck is a PI who uses his magic to gamble and find worthy clients in need. As they uncover the labyrinthine conspiracy against them, Luck's magic will struggle against Dana's efforts to survive.
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...
LIARS - the News Industry
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Price: Free! Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(5.00 from 1 review)
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, they squash it like a bug through their puppets in Washington. The publishers, their pawns continue to believe themselves invincible-they are deathly wrong!
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.
Two For Rain
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Price: Free! Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Where are you? A pretty girl’s face on a simple flyer in Mexico. Self proclaimed private investigators Leah and Sebastian Reyes take off on a quest full of twists and turns to solve the mystery of a missing college student. They will encounter a range of dangerous and extremely wealthy suspects snared in centuries-old traditions. All this will lead Leah to ask another question. Is love enough?
Final Transition
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Price: Free! Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Susan Soble is a fifty-one year old mother of two and a half grown boys. She is also an ex-principal, ex-equestrian, ex-wife and now an ex-best-friend after a brutal murder that she is determined to solve. To the dismay of her detective lover, Susan uses her equestrian, school and family contacts to uncover a suspect in that murder, all the while fending off her increasingly volatile ex-husband.
Noble Beginnings: A Jack Noble Thriller (Jack Noble #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 65,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
In March of 2002, while the eyes of the world focused on Afghanistan, Jack Noble finds himself on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. A Marine in name only, Jack is on-loan to the CIA. Normally an integral part of the team, he finds that he is nothing more than a security detail in Iraq. Jack and his partner Bear have a run-in with four CIA special agents over the treatment of an Iraqi family.
Sun Burn
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Price: Free! Words: 78,330. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Old fashion murder mystery....Diane Lopez is an active lawyer and the new Business Manager for Moot Court, a make-believe court of law for studious law students at the Miami-Dade University School of Law.....For the annual Moot Law International Competition in Miami, Florida, Diane has chosen an active, live, and on-going police investigation of the cold-blooded murderess, Veronica Seamus
Always One
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Series: The Led Sinclair Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,690. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private detective Louis Edward "Led" Sinclair investigates the murder of a wealthy old man and uncovers a web of intrigue involving neo-Nazis intent on starting a race war.
The Footnotes
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Price: Free! Words: 86,390. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
There was the thin man up the beach walking with a noticeable limp, pinched eyeglasses perched on his nose, a pair of white slacks and a billowing white shirt, his Korean face further hidden by a low-worn white sun hat. Galden had been following the man for more than a week. An easy job for a beach bum. But a trip to South Korea soon changes things.
The Missing Man
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Price: Free! Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
For the longest time, nobody even realized that Richard Barnes had joined the ranks of the 2,000 people who go missing each day in the United States. Jack Pelham is assigned to cover the story of the missing man - and he does until he is no longer writing the story, he becomes the story - right up to the point of he himself becoming the missing man.
Hollywood Assassin - A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
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Price: Free! Words: 94,500. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
LAPD Detective Kate Sexton tries to save the life and reputation of a fellow cop wanted for murder, while eluding a serial killer and trying to solve a thirty year-old cold case linked to the highest echelons of Hollywood elite and power.
The First Shall Be Last
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Price: Free! Words: 75,490. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Popular mystery writer Joe C. Ellis's World War II novel, The First Shall Be Last will be available for free for a limited time at Smashwords.com. THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST is both a poignant love story and a realistic portrayal of the brutality of war. "Haunting, captivating, compelling, THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST is a powerful mystery that grips the heart." -- Nancy Haddock, Berkley Books novelist
Spiked
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You set the price! Words: 65,410. Language: Australian English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Volume 3 in the Bush Capital Series. Sacked Canberra political correspondent Paul Ryder is chasing the biggest story of his life. Trained killers, spies and hardened political operators are trying to stop him. But the biggest danger he faces is his mother-in-law.
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
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.
Paper Man
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You set the price! Words: 58,160. Language: Australian English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Volume 2 of the Bush Capital Series. A Cabinet Minister is murdered, Parliament House is in uproar and political newshound Paul Ryder is busy trying to sleep with a sexy TV reporter. Soon he’s on the trail of the scoop of a lifetime. Can he get the scoop? Can he sleep with the TV reporter? Can he avoid getting murdered?
Crooked House
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Price: Free! Words: 64,890. Language: Australian English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Volume 1 in the Bush Capital Series. Canberra political reporter Paul Ryder gets the sack again, this time for sleeping with the wrong woman. He’s forced to become the national political correspondent for a tiny Tasmanian paper with a dwindling circulation. Only a huge story will save his career. Too bad he lives in the world’s most boring city. All seems lost, until murder comes to town...
The Diary
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Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A fisherman finds a unidentified head in a waterhole in Northern Australia. What first appeared to be a crocodile attack turns into murder. Who is this man who no one seems to know. Susan returns to England, pregnant.after her escape, now engaged to another man . Her past returns to haunt her.in memories and dreams. She must read the diary of her former lover, she must decide the child's fate.
Mystery at the Covington Museum, "Ship of Fools", Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 58,290. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A young orphan girl in search of adventure gets more than she bargained for when she's forced to spend the night inside an enchanted museum.