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White Crosses
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mr. Varney and Mr. Johnson are on vacation out west, travelling in an old school bus they’ve converted into an RV. When thirteen-year old Kelly befriends them at a campground in Gallatin Canyon, they suspect that her guardian is up to no good. Is she the unwitting victim of a kidnapping? Or is something more sinister going on? Varney & Johnson originally appeared in the short story Leave No Wake.
Tennis for Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Veteran international tennis superstar—Harold Frankly—battles with his arch nemesis in a match which holds so much more weight than a mere career-ending exhibition. With five million dollars on the line, and a chance to pay off all those lingering debts that threaten to smother him, Frankly must win. At any cost. A grim tale of desperation in the face of hope. Tennis for Two: A Short Story.
Clamming Up
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
29-year old Kate O’Malley discovers that working for a peeping pervert and a verbose hostess can bring adventure, mystery, love and major trouble to her life. Set in quirky Tofino, British Columbia, Clamming Up is packed with adventure, laughs, romance and a murder mystery that unfolds with tantalizing suspense. Characters abound, relationships grow, and the sharks start circling, literally.
Double Crossing and Double or Nothing (Boxed Set)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,000. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Two Meg Mims award winning novels. DOUBLE CROSSING – WINNER of the 2012 BEST FIRST NOVEL Spur Award from Western Writers of America AND a 2012 FINALIST for the USA BOOK NEWS Awards – for Fiction: Western and DOUBLE OR NOTHING – FIRST PLACE WINNER, 2013 LARAMIE AWARDS – Mystery from Chanticleer Writing Competition. Lily Granville stunned by her father’s murder heads west to find love and adventure.
Double or Nothing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
FIRST PLACE WINNER, 2013 LARAMIE AWARDS – Western/Mystery from Chanticleer Writing Competition October, 1869: Lily Granville, heiress to a considerable fortune, rebels against her uncle’s strict rules. Ace Diamond, determined to win Lily, invests in a dynamite factory but his success fails to impress her guardian. When Ace is framed for murder before their wedding night, Lily must save him.
Double Crossing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
WINNER of the 2012 BEST FIRST NOVEL Spur Award from Western Writers of America AND a 2012 FINALIST for the USA BOOK NEWS Awards – for Fiction: Western August, 1869: Lily Granville is stunned by her father’s murder. Only one other person knows about a valuable California gold mine deed — both are now missing. Lily heads west on the newly opened transcontinental railroad, to track the killer.
Golden Relic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Clan Destine Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A rollicking good yarn that mixes detective fiction with Indiana Jones-style adventure. When Professor Lloyd Marsden is found murdered in the Museum of Victoria, Special Detective Sam Diamond is assigned to catch the killer. Thrown into a world of obsessive collectors, strange poisons, funerary rites and ancient artefacts, Sam’s photographic memory and cryptic crossword skills are invaluable tools
Operation Paradise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,170. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Clan Destine Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Perth cop Eve Rock is investigating a series of abductions from the seedy inner-city Paradise Nightclub when her boss adds a murder case to her workload. Now, Eve loves a challenge – about as much as she loves red wine, exotic food and cigars – but this case is a bit tricky because she’d speed dated the sleazy salesman hours before he met his Maker. But then ‘tricky’ is Eve’s middle name.
The Mia Ferrari Mysteries Trilogy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 219,160. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A set of 3 stand-alone mysteries, which can be read separately, but they will be even better when read in chronological order. Mia Ferrari is a feisty, smart-talking, determined woman working in the international world of hotels amid illicit love affairs, trouble-making celebrities, temperamental chefs, sinister characters, suicides, and the list goes on!
Burying the Truth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Burying the Truth is a a short story about a married couple facing their worst nightmare when they fall prey of a home invasion. Something goes terribly wrong, and two shotgun blasts seal their fate. Now, what will it take to bury the truth?
The Feather Chase
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Series: Crime-Solving Cousins Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,350. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Twelve-year-old cousins Sophie and Jessica don’t want to spend the summer together. When they find a briefcase full of feathers and hear footsteps behind them, they’re pushed into working together to solve the mystery of The Feather Chase.
Just the Facts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Racial tensions ignite when a black tenure candidate at McKinley University becomes a suspect in the murder of renowned English professor Franklin Lodge, chair of the tenure committee. Former NY cop reporter, now McKinley New-Press editor, Jake Bertrain becomes embroiled in an investigation that extends to a time and place that challenges his professional belief that news is just about the facts.
A Diller A Dollar A Really Dead Scholar
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lily is drawn into the investigation of murdered teacher Alexander Scholar through her job as Crown attorney but all the Kelly's could be at risk as this hits close to home as Rose and her friend Carol are the ones to find the body. Before the murderer is discovered all of the Kelly's may be in danger.
Go Go Gato
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Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When “Go Go” Gato, a young Cuban baseball player, goes missing mid-season, his agent hires PI Eli Sharpe to investigate. Eli, an ex-player himself, delves into Go Go’s secret life, which includes a drug problem, a rich society girlfriend, and a druggie single-mom fiancée. Eli is determined to locate the young man before one of the nasty people in his life--or his own bad habits--do him in.
The Devil Takes Half
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Series: A Greek Islands Mystery, Book 1. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,070. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A beautiful archeologist and daughter of a local ship owner is found dead at a dig on the Greek Island of Chios. After the body of her young assistant is also discovered, the chief officer of the local police force, Yiannis Patronas, suspects that the pair turned up something of real value, all evidence to the contrary, and sets out to conquer the evil threatening his formerly peaceful island.
Cup of Blood; A Crispin Guest Medieval Noir Prequel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this prequel, disgraced knight turned detective Crispin Guest has his hands full in more than murder: his abduction, two women, a young cutpurse, and a friend turned adversary.
The Womb Room
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amnesia and murder never end well and for Gemma Watson it is no different. She doesn't remember who she is or recognise her husband and children, and when she starts to receive increasingly urgent messages warning her of some impending doom, all she can do is desperately try to solve the mystery her life has become before it is far too late.
Dead Dog Blues
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nothing ever happens in Pharaoh, Texas... Drunks and missing auto parts headline the local crime wave until a barking dead dog shows up in millionaire Max Coomer's backyard. Then Coomer himself is discovered frosty cold and very dead, running for fame and glory forever down the gridiron at Pharaoh High. That's just the beginning of the mayhem that erupts in a sleepy Texas town.
The Darkness Within
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jonathan Colby is no one’s idea of a hero. Unfit, overweight, weak. A nobody who never wanted to be somebody. But Colby is very valuable to some very bad people. And his beautiful wife and baby son make him a vulnerable target. With those he loves in terrible danger Colby must do exactly as he’s told. Whatever the cost. But everyone has a breaking point. And everyone has darkness inside them...
Rick Wade Investigations: The Case for Sarah
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,330. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rick Wade:Investigations, the Case for Sarah, is the second book in the Rick Wade mystery series. Sarah is a High School senior, a straight A student. Her father is a Minister and her mother has passed away. She falls in with an unsavory element.