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Mother Of All
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Life is good for modern-day witch, Mena McGinty. After an abusive past, she sought refuge in a small Maine town and established her dream life. Her small off-the-grid cottage is thriving under an herb and craft business, and she’s content with her happily-ever-after. Idyllic Waterford is shattered by the first murder in years—a pregnant woman, whose battered body is sans her unborn child.
The Carlswick Affair
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Series: The Carlswick Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,670. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Romance, Suspense, Mystery, Rock Music and Art: the discovery of a piece of art stolen by the Nazis opens old secrets and new dangers.
The Brande Legacy
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Series: The Brande Legacy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: Australian English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book one in the Brande Legacy series, where a legacy can be a gift ... or a curse. While holidaying at Lorienne Castle, Claire-Rose Brande becomes embroiled in an age-old mystery that touches her life, and her heart, in more ways than one.... Mysteries swirl wraith-like within the castle's walls. Are they trapped there, or will love triumph over the darkness, the deceit, and the bitterness?
Surviving Sanctuary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
On a spring evening in 1982, a thousand people are killed in Sanctuary, a country founded by genocide survivors and devoted to pacifism. Decades later, Brian, a congenial and underemployed American, goes there to look for the sister of a former girlfriend who disappeared while visiting there. As he looks for clues and tries not to marry anyone accidentally, he learns he may be a target too.
Dover Park
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A mysterious visitor turns up in a quiet, suburban town, whose very existence upends the idyllic lives of the Moreaus, a well-respected family of the community. Unsettling revelations are made surrounding a tragic accident that occurred many years ago in Dover Park. Was the drowning of a close friend an accident...or not?
Assigned to Murder (Philippa Barnes mystery 1)
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Series: Philippa Barnes glacier mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,920. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Journalist Kirsten Browne tells her friend, glacier guide Philippa Barnes, that she is investigating something terrible. Before she can say more she is bludgeoned to death beside a West Coast lake. Philippa, determined to find out why, discovers that the people of the lake are hiding many secrets. She finds links to a decades-old mystery, but not in time to prevent another tragedy.
Glacier Murder (Philippa Barnes mystery 2)
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Series: Philippa Barnes glacier mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Glacier guide sleuth Philippa Barnes investigates a murder in New Zealand's Westland National Park. Vivien Revell didn’t intend to die. She should have got away but years later Philippa discovers her mangled body in a crevasse on the Franz Josef Glacier. A brutal murder follows, more people are threatened, and it becomes clear that someone is determined to keep Vivien's story hidden.
The Queen of Scots Mystery
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Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,140. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is the sixth novel in the Pitkirtly mystery series. What would you do if you thought you were about to lose everything you cared about most? 'The Queen of Scots Mystery' tells you what some familiar figures in Pitkirtly did in this situation, and explores the consequences.
Cheyenne Jackson (The Case of the Hanged Harlot)
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Series: Cheyenne Jackson, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,210. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cheyenne’s just landed the most important case of her short, legal career and she’d better not screw it up, her dad’s counting on her. Unfortunately, her potential client is someone she detests. Someone hanged her client’s wife and the police suspect it’s his cousin...but hold on a moment...Is it true? Was she really murdered? Or was the crime something even more unspeakable?
A Reformed Character
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Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Can anyone ever really change? Christopher and Amaryllis ask themselves this question when a young man comes to the door of their holiday caravan one wet evening. The attempt to answer it takes them and their friends on a dangerous journey from a Pitkirtly ice-cream shop to a knitting club and then to a cattery before they reach a dangerous conclusion in an old railway yard. A Pitkirtly mystery
The Coronation Quest
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Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
'The Coronation Quest' is the third in the 'Adventurous Quest' series of historical mystery novels. It is set in 1953 in Britain, mostly in London at the time when everyone was preparing for the Coronation.
Murder in the Midi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Isabelle doesn't expect a summer job in the south of France to turn into a nightmare. But even before she encounters the mysterious Nathan Freelander at the wheel of a boat on the Canal du Midi, she is already fighting for survival, and after that things go from bad to worse. Is Nathan's friend Josh friend or foe? Who can she trust?
The Busty Ballbreaker - The Hot Dog Detective (A Denver Detective Cozy Mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Tara Maya. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00 from 1 review)
Hot dog vendor Mark MacFarland – “Mac” to his friends – is suspicious when a young construction worker, Wanda Warren, approaches him with a tale of conspiracy, fraud, and murder. A friend of hers died in a tragic work accident, but she thinks he was killed to keep him quiet. How many more people are going to get killed before MacFarland finds the person behind the conspiracy? A cozy mystery.
Reunited in Death
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Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Jemima Stevenson helps to organise a Pitkirtly Homecoming day she has no idea that she has invited some of her long-lost cousins into danger. Reunited in Death is a cautionary tale for family historians and an entertaining read for others. Don't forget, there are some family occasions you won't want to put in your scrapbook!
The Empty Place
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Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,220. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An English backpacker is on trial for murder in Australia . The tabloids say she killed her lover and fed his body to crocodiles.She refuses to say what happened. She is trapped inside her mind in a place of horror and emptiness. Only one person knows and can help her. But he and his helicopter have vanished in the place that the locals call The Empty Place. Her only escape is to end her life
Delayed Death - Temptation in Florence #1
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Series: Temptation in Florence, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Delayed Death is Book #1 in the Temptation in Florence Series, a cozy murder mystery romance series with a strong dose of humor and romance. When a crisis occurs, right at the beginning of Delayed Death, and Carlina gives in to her domineering cousin's wishes, Carlina sets herself on a collision course with police Commissario Stefano Garini, and her eccentric Italian family doesn't help at all.
Aggie & Agent X
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A rookie CIA officer is teamed up with a partner who is...out of this world! This quirky and often funny blend of sci-fi, espionage, mystery and old movie atmosphere should appeal to fans of all of those genres and more.
A Dead Chick And Some Dirty Tricks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,590. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Magician Dino Camballi staggers from his apartment with five daggers sticking out of his torso. As medics battle to save him, PC Rodwell is assigned the task of guarding Camballi's hospital bed. But is the magician victim or suspect? And what is the secret he's keeping hidden? Rodwell must find out before the magician pulls the whole hospital under his spell and makes his escape.
Liaisons: Meeting Connecting Committing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Liaisons is an exclusive on line dating service where you can be matched to the person of your dreams...literally! But is it as all it seems? The superficial beauty of everyday life, distorted with the dysfunctional undercurrents of the psychologically deranged, show you that you may not always get want you want! Sensuality combined with suspense, intimacy and murder show the danger of a wish!
Tesla's Stepdaughters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In a world where men are almost extinct, someone is trying to kill history's greatest rock & roll band. Science Police Agent John Andrews must negotiate a complicated relationship with Ep!phanee, the band's lead singer; drummer Ruth De Molay, bassist Steffie Sin, and the redheaded clone lead guitarist Penny Dreadful, as he protects them and tries to discover who wants to kill the Ladybugs.