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Hollywood Scandals (Hollywood Headlines Mystery)
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Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Tina Bender is the fearless gossip columnist at L.A.’s most infamous tabloid. That is, until she receives a threatening note, promising, "If you don't stop writing about me, you're dead." Reluctantly teaming with a built bodyguard Tina sets out to uncover just which juicy piece of Hollywood gossip is worth killing over.
Code Blues
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Hope Sze rolls into Montreal with three simple goals: 1) survive her family medicine residency, 2) try pain au chocolat, 3) go on a date sometime in the next two years. Then she discovers a doctor's body in the locker room. When she tries to uncover his killer, two men dive in to help her. The one man who makes her melt has zero alibi. "Hope Sze is an utterly likeable character.” EQMM
Covert
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Josh Harper arranges a trip for his girlfriend and her five friends. His estranged brother, Blake tags along and catches the eye of Mackenzie Keaton. After a heavy night drinking, five wake to find Josh and his girlfriend dead on the kitchen floor. The police determine it has to be one of them. Friendships are put to the test and Mackenzie is left wondering if she ever knew her friends at all.
The Shrinking Nuts Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In this full length spoofy novel Jake Simon, a crude old-school private-eye that usually does divorce or lost dog work, describes a weird case. He doesn't believe in trolls, elves, magic or marriage, but that begins to change when he wakes up two-foot-six and not six-foot-two. He has a smart sexy partner and a super-rich client, but the client is missing and Jake is the number-one suspect.
The Queen of Cool
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,790. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Devastated by her husband’s sudden death, Lorraine “Lo” Downs returns from his funeral to find that she is locked out of their home. With no money in her pocket, and her wedding album as her only possession, Lo lands in the center of an international conspiracy to distribute a toxic weapon of mass destruction. With the help of her friends and family, Lo risks it all in the name of love.
Treacherous Waters
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,890. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Elise is in trouble. The man she has been investigating is now stalking her. Running away, she flees to a secluded cove on the rugged Washington coast, where she meets Adam. Convinced that Elise came to him for help, he will help her, but only if she tells him the identity of the man who killed his fiance. Running out of time, she has to discover the identity of the man or die.
Day From Night
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,080. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An old Nevada miner asks the "Eye of the Owl" detective agency for help, and unwinds a tale of suspense that revolves around his dad's lost gold mine. The location and true use of the mine start to come into view, and create a more complicated and dangerous situation for the miner and detectives.
The Tax Assassin
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Series: Seth and Ava Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
“I don’t care if you kill to get the money; you’re going to pay your taxes on this land,” tax agent, Paul Bradley said in 1913, only moments before his death. A hundred years later, Seth O’Malley’s old friend passes him a cold case - 4 unrelated murders in almost every medium sized city across the US. When murder-for-hire turns personal, Seth and Ava must find the tax assassin before he kills Ava.
Second Chances
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,910. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jed, the new preacher in town, knew something about everyone, except his secretary Kate. Kate preferred it that way. But what she preferred didn't matter after Olivia asked for Jed's help and then was found dead. Jed promised that he would find Olivia's killer. He hoped he'd have a second chance with Kate after she was accused of killing the woman who'd help her change her life.
Sweet's Sweets: The Second Samantha Sweet Mystery
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Series: The Samantha Sweet Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,540. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Samantha Sweet is realizing her dream of opening her pastry shop, Sweet's Sweets. But she still has the obligations of her other job, breaking into houses. When a blood-soaked garment shows up among the discards at one of Samantha's properties, and when a friend makes a shocking confession, Sam finds herself in the midst of a complex mystery. "Connie Shelton has another winner." The Book Report
Wasted Lives, a Detective Mike Bridger novel
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Series: Detective Mike Bridger, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
'He who fights with monsters best be careful, lest he thereby become a monster’
Double Play
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
After Brett, a hot baseball prospect, and his wife are killed in a car crash, an attorney hires Clay Hart to look into the accident. The attorney believes he's seen Brett's wife, Emma, alive and well, since the accident. And as Clay tries to figure out what happened to Emma, he discovers that Brett was mixed up with Ramsey, a notorious local gambler who runs underground card games in the area.
Sole Survivor: A J. Carter & Associates Novel
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Series: J. Carter & Associates, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,790. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
For twenty years, a group of mysterious people have been watching Lisa Robertson's every move. She's the only living witness to a tragic fire that took three lives -- including her boyfriend's. When college student Katherine Winters starts a reinvestigation of the closed case, she uncovers a world of secrets and lies that makes her a target for extinction. In this case, secrets DO kill...
I Am No One: A Quentin Black Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jake Traynor just pulled his last con, only this time, he stole from the wrong guy, a psycho named Mr. Luce. Mr. Luce is a killer, Jake discovers, and when he finds out Jake stole from him, he wants him to pay, in more way than one. To make things worse, the guy who started this whole mess, a totally different kind of psycho by the name of Quentin Black.
Secret Bond (Jamie Bond Mysteries #2)
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Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,050. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Catching cheating husbands is Jamie Bond's game. But when evidence about a cold case involving her father suddenly surfaces, Jamie's professional life collides with her personal in a way that has her questioning her loyalties... and those of the people closest to her.
Night Driver
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,330. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shakespeare-quoting cabbie and ex-DEA agent Nate Alexander may be “mad north-northwest,” but when his best friend is murdered in the southwest city of Tucson, he knows a police cover-up when he smells one. With the fate of his friend’s widow and infant son hanging in the balance, Nate’s wild pursuit of the truth leads from Tucson’s gritty backstreets to a wealthy fraternity hiding a dark secret.
Death Under the Venice Moon
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Series: Lella York Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,350. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
While vacationing in Venice, Lella York is mistakenly named by the papers as the femme fatale lover of an iconic Italian actor. But things take a sinister turn when the actor disappears without a trace and Lella's suddenly suspected of his murder. Lella finds herself in a race against time to solve the mystery, reclaim her life, and follow her heart under the glimmer of a Venetian moon.
The Jihad Virus
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Series: Peyton McKean Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Dr. Peyton McKean faces the greatest challenge of his life when he confronts a deadly new terror weapon: genetically altered smallpox!
The Cop Who Wouldn't Die: A Clockwork Genie Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
She wasn't even supposed to be there when the bullet struck her chest. Detective Whitney Manning should be dead. This short story is a follow up to Kevin Paul Shaw Broden’s debut novel, CLOCKWORK GENIE.
Eye Of The Owl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,730. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Eye Of The Owl," is the fifth Dan Allex mystery that explores the sobering reality of the vulnerability of U.S. nuclear power plants. When the Fourth of July comes to a Midwest town it has a quiet enough start, but terrorists have a two staged plan to strike fear in the hearts of patriotic partygoers. A newly formed investigative agency offers their help as consultants, but soon is much more.