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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.
Puff! (A Detective Wade Cutter Mystery)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Wade Cutter is the LAPD's top closer within the elite Homicide Special Section. Sent to a crime-scene on the roof of a seedy hotel in Hollywood, Cutter learns a teenage girl has been reduced to a puddle of pink goop; his only clue--a mysterious cigarette butt. The body count rises as killers from another world try to stop Cutter from discovering an ancient conspiracy.
Piercing the Darkness
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Series: Deepest Darkness, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 1 review)
Get set for the continuation of the Deepest Darkness series with Book Two, the sequel to Running into the Darkness by D. A. Bale.
Time Aside
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Judge Constance Merrywell has set aside time to recover from the shock of learning her son, a med student. has ALS. To avoid hovering over him, she escapes to her old home town of McConnelsville, Ohio, where life was once solvable. Here she reconnects with actress friend Lea Porter and meets Cortney Powell while sketching sulky rigs. Life is suddenly fraught with underlying mystery.
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 Misadventures of the Laundry Hag: Skeletons in the Closet: Book 1 in The Misadventures of the Laundry Hag series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A former navy wife is hoodwinked into starting her own cleaning business and is soon up to her elbows in crime and grime.
Hid Wounded Reb
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Series: Somerset, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kelly is haunted by the mysterious involvement of her landlord’s ancestor with a wounded soldier in 1863, while her boyfriend researches the unsolved murder of an unidentified horseman in that same Kentucky community a few years after the Civil War. As Kelly and Mitch assist each other’s research, tantalizing discoveries seem to connect their subjects.
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.
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.
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.
The Phoenix Crisis
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Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The leaders of the Phoenix Conspiracy are poised to usher in The Hour of Ascension. And it is up to Calvin to expose the conspiracy before the Empire collapses in a firestorm of civil war. The Organization, the Akiras, CERKO, the Advent, the Phoenix Ring... it all comes down to this moment. And the question on everyone's mind is, can the Empire survive? Or will it be lost to the tempest.
Murder Al Dente
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Series: Southern Pasta Shop Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After a disastrous stint as a TV chef, Andy Buckland finds herself back home working in her family's southern pasta shop. But Andy's troubles multiply when she discovers a dead body at a catered party with the words "welcome home" written next to it. Is it a warning? A threat? Or a frame-up job? With the help of her over-the-top Italian family, Andy is determined to find out. Recipes included!
No Time Like The Present (Hiding Behind The Couch Book Two)
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,050. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The build-up to Christmas has begun and a man is dead! It's the perfect time to make new friends, make amends...and solve a murder case! Book Two in the Hiding Behind The Couch series.
Days and Lies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
"Days and lies" is a psychological thriller, set in the University town of Madison, Wisconsin, that is guaranteed to keep you guessing. Yes. A twelve mile system of tunnels really does exist below the campus. So does the Willy Web, the Lair, and the answer to how a little girl becomes invisible. .
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...
The Mary Russell Companion
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mary Russell, apprentice-partner of Sherlock Holmes, has written ten “Memoirs”. The illustrated Mary Russell Companion, both Entertainment and aid to scholarship, gives chronologies, character biographies, annotations of The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, Mary Russell interviews, commentaries on Russell’s life—and recipes! The definitive guide to the world of Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes.
The Phoenix Rising
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Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,750. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As the most serious threat ever facing the galaxy now looms over them, Calvin and his crew continue their mission to expose the dark conspiracy haunting the Empire. Now a fugitive on the run, Calvin has no choice but to work alongside Raidan’s mysterious Organization. And form an alliance with a misfit band of fair-weather friends. Meanwhile ships are vanishing and murders are going unnoticed.
The Girl in the Coyote Coat
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 256,000. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
The Girl in the Coyote Coat is an epic character-driven novel, layered, witty, challenging. Its young Adelaide Humphrys develops a dangerous nomadic temperament: She wants what she wants, even if she has to steal a little to get him or to get her own coyote coat. It is only for a time. Looking back at what happens after? History is not her thing. Yes, she affects others, but Adelaide is confident
First Do No Harm
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,670. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Four people lie dead on the sterile floors of Newton Memorial Hospital. The shooter had been one of Dr. Jack Norris' patients. One of the victims was Jack's best friend, Dr. John Connor. The story unfolds from Dr. Norris' eyes. A complicated network of scientists emerge as culprits in a web of biological terrorism and greed, killing innocent men for the sake of research with military applications.
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.