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The Ice Cream War, a Mystery of Hot Fudge and Murder
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,450. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mary and Jerry went to high school together in their small Nebraska town before Jerry left for Southern California and Mary opened her ice cream shop. Then Jerry returned and opened his own ice cream shop and the ice cream war begins. Things take a murderous turn when a body is found in Jerry’s shop and the war looks like it might kill them both.
The Missing Heir: Amelia Moore Detective Series
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Series: Amelia Moore Detective Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dell Murphy has passed on and left a fortune to his nephew. He wants his nephew to continue his work at the orphanage in Mexico, but there is one problem. Neal Woods is missing! If Amelia and Rick can’t find him soon, the fortune will be turned over to Dell’s brother and sister who intend to close down “Uncle Dell’s Orphanage.” If that happens, where will the children go?
Covering Her Assets
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by Norah Wilson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dix Dodd is going undercover for Elizabeth Bee (now Mrs. Hugh Drammen). Elizabeth fears someone is out to kill her elderly husband. Since the pre-nup precludes her inheriting anything before they've been married a year, she's not about to let that happen.Posing as Elizabeth's mother (along with Dylan as her boy-toy, and Mrs. P as Nanny Jane), Dix is on the case, Covering Her Assets.
An Individual Will
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
DCI Barbara Black investigates the curious death of Adrian Mansfield, an artistic young man cast adrift in a boat on Amberton lake. He has been tied into a sitting position with an insulting sign hung about his neck. Murder is assumed, but Barbara's investigations take us into escalating family tragedy and Adrian's dark, antinatalist philosophy. Thought-provoking detective fiction.
Heller's Regret
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Series: Heller, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: Australian English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
There’s not much ordinary about Tilly Chalmers’ life as a security officer. Her latest assignments – two jobs involving children; protection of a valuable jewellery collection; and security at an unusual conference – provide plenty of adventures for her. But it’s her private life, including her complex relationship with her beautiful boss, Heller, causing her greatest personal challenges yet.
Full-Bodied Wine : A Vintage Murder
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Deadly Thyme
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,000. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Rebecca Nolen. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a sleepy coastal village in Cornwall, England, a girl disappears. Many of the villagers are keeping secrets. One secret is deadly.
Breached
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Detective James Raker meets up with an old high school classmate. Their reunion, however, is interrupted by murder. Gunned down is state dam inspector Norm Dennison who dies before he can prove to the homeowners around Lake Hannah that Vernon Brost, a developer, has launched an elaborate scheme to defraud them.
Fraterfamilias
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,600. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2010 by Innsmouth Free Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
French artist Paul Farrell kills four people in Paris and walks into a hail of police fire at JFK Airport. A Russian history professor and shaman with a dark secret steals the body. Police on both sides of the Atlantic are on the case, but they each have secrets of their own. And a powerful enemy watches from the shadows, one who could destroy them all.
Prosecco Pink
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Series: Franki Amato Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,420. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
For Franki Amato, life in New Orleans is anything but “The Big Easy.” She's the lead investigator in the murder of a gorgeous cosmetics CEO who was found lying dead in the master bedroom of a historic plantation home. Now the pressure is on Franki to figure out what a bottle of pink lip gloss and the legend of a pink diamond have to do with the bizarre killing...and a haunted plantation home.
Pigeon Blood
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Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 1. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Blair Vaughn’s alcoholic binges have gone too far this time. His indiscretions have landed him in the middle of a blood-soaked double homicide, and he can’t remember how he got there, what part he had in the murders, or why the murders occurred in the first place. And as he stumbles along trying to make sense of it all, the body count continues to rise.
The Confessions of Peter Crossman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Collected in one volume, three tales of Peter Crossman, Knight of the Temple in modern-day New York. Urban fantasy by the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. +++ From the Spear of Antioch to the Holy Grail, Crossman keeps the holy things holy and the pilgrims safe with cool wit, hot lead, and perfect faith.
The Death We Share
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Series: Patricia Delaney "eGumshoe" Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
PI Patricia Delaney is one of the first detectives in the 1990s to use computer technology to solve cases. But the hidden secrets of opera superstar Carlotta Moses challenge even Patricia's wits, intuition, and computer research skills when a tabloid reporter shows up, determined to undermine both Patricia and Carlotta.
The Christmas Puzzle
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Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,370. Language: British English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is the eighth novel in the Pitkirtly Mystery series, set in an imaginary small town on the Fife coast in Scotland. A Christmas market is interrupted by a murder nearby, and the usual suspects are drawn into the investigation whether they like it or not.
The Whole She-Bang 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sisters in Crime Canada presents 24 Mystery short Stories by 21 authors. Some are set in far flung locations, but most are set in Canada from Vancouver Island, Alberta and Ontario to the Arctic. They include settings and themes that are 100% current while others are drawn from the pages of history. They are traditional and noir, serious and serious and funny. A page turner beginning to end.
Shadow Unit 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Contains three novellas: “Ballistic” by Sarah Monette, Emma Bull, Elizabeth Bear & Amanda Downum “Endgames” by Emma Bull “Overkill” by Elizabeth Bear plus bonus material.
Short Stories and Flash Fiction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Stories and Flash Fiction from the author of "Zeigler, through Vidster's Eyes" and the blogger behind Defrosting Cold Cases.
Sink or Swim
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,800. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 9 reviews)
Cassidy Novak has gained fame for starring on the reality show Sink or Swim. Not only does she lose and have to walk the plank, but after returning home, Cassidy discovers she is being stalked. As her former competitors get knocked off one-by-one, Cassidy refuses to play by the stalker's bizarre rules. When the stalker forces a showdown, Cassidy must walk the plank again - this time for her life.
Vegas Stripped
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Series: Raven McShane Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,190. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a heartthrob lounge singer gets passed over for a big promotion, who does he call for help? Raven McShane, the most unconventional detective in Las Vegas. When Raven isn't working at her gentlemen's club, she's stirring up a hornet's nest of trouble as a private detective, but this time she might be in over her head.
Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper
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Series: Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Ellie Jordan’s job is to catch and remove unwanted ghosts. Part detective, part paranormal exterminator, Ellie operates out of Savannah, Georgia, one of the oldest and most haunted cities in North America. She thinks her new case is a by-the-book specter, but finds herself confronting an evil older and more powerful than she’d ever expected, rooted in the dark history of an old mansion.