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Fragile Cord
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Price: Free! Words: 82,580. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
FRAGILE CORD is an emotional rollercoaster charting the murder suicide of a young mother and her son. Will detectives Kevin Coupland and Alex Moreton discover the secret she took to her grave, and what links it to the murder of a family man outside a Swinton wine bar?
Yokche
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Series: Chase Larsen Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 93,200. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When his sister dies, Chase Larsen trades his job as government troubleshooter for the peace and quiet of Florida life with his dog and his Harley, but haunted by her death he and his friends track the men responsible from Palm Beach to St. Augustine and along the way uncover a deadly plan.
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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?
Thriller Almanac
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Price: Free! Words: 80,410. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Discover a new favorite author in this FREE collection featuring samples from exciting mystery/thriller books! Includes excerpts from David Morrell’s The Protector; Glen Apseloff’s Lethal Cure; Diane Fanning’s The Trophy Exchange; J.E. Fishman’s The Dark Pool; G.D. Gearino’s Counting Coup; James Hankins’ Jack of Spades; Kathleen Taylor’s Funeral Food; and Steve Winshel’s A Twisted Path.
The Message
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Price: Free! Words: 62,280. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The Message is a psychological thriller. A surgeon and her husband are having relationship difficulties, and their six year-old son is part of the problem. He was born with neurological abnormalities, and has special needs. After a blazing row, a single phone call changes their lives forever. The police become utterly bemused, as the unfolding events defy belief.
Driven to Kill
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Price: Free! Words: 51,990. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A fast paced mystery thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end. “Driven to Kill” is an unforgettable introduction to the brilliantly flawed detective, Jake Knight and his unstoppable nemesis, Baxter Black. The final chapter will leave you floundering, torn between right and wrong… good and evil.
Humpty Dumpty: The Killer Wants Us to Put Him Back Together Again
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Price: Free! Words: 96,850. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
With a vicious serial killer on the loose, distributing body parts all around the country, the FBI must turn to a disgraced agent and an untested rookie to capture the madman before anyone else is dismembered. Full of the twists and turns you expect from McCray and Hopkin, Humpty Dumpty is a page turning thriller for mystery fans
Baxter's Blues
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Series: The Led Sinclair Series. Price: Free! Words: 99,490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
Cindy Baxter comes to Led with no money and a future clouded by a serial killer. Her father buried a fortune on his farm before he died in prison. But a serial killer came looking for the loot to bankroll his deadly lifestyle. Cindy Baxter survived her encounter with the serial killer, but needs Led to recover the fortune. Stopping the killer and recovering the fortune will take Led to the edge.
Miss Starlit
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Series: Starlit Sequence, volume 2. Price: Free! Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Murder mystery... The second e-novel Starlit sequence. The belles at Antebellum House will lose their house if they do not work fast.
Full-Bodied Wine : A Vintage Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Denis O'Gorman, Junior Diplomat in Ireland's Embassy in Ankara has become entangled in a Turkish plot. His matrimonial plans are in shambles. The Residence is 'haunted'. The wine is undependable. And then a murder occurs. Denis turns detective. The Department in Dublin is not impressed.
Marley Was Dead: A Christmas Carol Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Walk the streets of old London just before Christmas with a retired police inspector haunted by the mysterious death of Jacob Marley. Meet the people he investigates, including Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Fagin, and Bill Sikes.
The Caterpillar King
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Price: Free! Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Caterpillar King blends mystery, magical realism, and science fiction to create a story unlike any other. Pearlstone’s debut novel alternates between the surreal and the mundane, weaving humor and intelligence through each of its three stories. In the end, this is a book that shows us how we are all connected across time and space…by caterpillars.
Salford Trenches
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Price: Free! Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
NaNoWriMo 2014 book. Last updated 2014-11-30 01:36:26
Goal reached!
Fracking has hit Britain, and industrialists in North West England have started test drilling, trying to emulate the finanical success of commercial firms in the USA. Their work has attracted opposition, Anti-Fracking demonstrators and protestors, who have set up camp in a field opposite the site. Mickey and Melia are part of British Intelligence and have been drafted in to prevent trouble.
High Spirits
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Price: Free! Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Newly divorced Harley Straker is granted reasonable support while completing her historical romance novel. Imagine Harley's surprise when the replacement wife writes it first. Picture also the community's shock and surprise when an 18th century spirit materializes just in time to promote the new Mrs. Straker's book, resulting in a hilarious ghost hunt around a town gone mad with haunted fever.
The Secret of Lions
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Price: Free! Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This is the haunting, ultraviolent, and beautiful story of a boy who is stolen from his parents and raised in secret by Adolf Hitler. Willem grows up and learns that everything was stolen from him, now he is fueled by revenge. He soon finds that the only thing more deadly than the flames of vengeance is the fiery affair of the beautiful, American art student, Barbara Howard.
Not So Mysterious
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Price: Free! Words: 72,670. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Despite her best friend's protests to the contrary, Ashley does not (usually) go looking for these situations. They just sort of happen, and she is not about to let something go unsolved when the solution practically lands in her lap. As for that whole issue of Claire's wedding, she has made peace with the fact that Aaron is never going to let her live that down.
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.
Dos gatos y el misterio del Mercado de la Cebada
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Price: Free! Words: 59,070. Language: Spanish. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
La acción arranca en una pollería en Madrid donde Consuelo descubre una cara misteriosa en el suelo de su tienda. Con su humor negro y agudo ingenio intenta desvelar el fenómeno y se adentra en uno de los misterios sin resolver más extraordinarios de la historia española contemporánea. ¿Pero realmente debe descubrir el secreto? ¿Está llevándola su búsqueda hacia una dirección peligrosa?
Aspen Allegations - A Sutton Massachusetts Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Morgan has become settled in her quiet life in Sutton, Massachusetts. Her peaceful morning yoga routine is assisted by her cat, Juliet. In the evening she guides her kayak across the placid surface of Lake Singletary. Everything is in its place. When Morgan stumbles across a dead body in the shadowy depths of Sutton Woods, her stability is knocked askew. Jason, the ranger who comes to her aid ...