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The Hanging Tree
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Series: Rafferty and Llewellyn Cozy Procedurals, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
#4 in series: Inspector Joe Rafferty is disturbed when a bound and hooded body hanging from a tree in Dedman Wood is identified as Maurice Smith, a man once accused of four child rapes; thrown out on a technicality, the case had caused much ill-feeling in the town -- was a self-appointed executioner meting out his own justice on the legendary Hanging Tree?
Jones'd
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Series: The Preston Andrews Mysteries, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murder investigation via the dog's perspective, this humorous mystery has Jones providing background information on the goings on in the Andrews household. His views on work, people and situations are bound to give the reader a giggle as Press and the rest of the Virginia team try to find the killer of a young woman who didn't exist just a very few years before she's found on Press's beach--dead!
Calamity Jayne in the Wild, Wild West (Calamity Jayne book #5)
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Series: Calamity Jayne Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,500. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Did you hear about the blonde coyote? It got stuck in a trap, chewed off three legs, and was still stuck. Tressa Jayne Turner’s Gammy is gettin' hitched, and Tressa is looking forward to a little down time in the desert. But this wacky wedding's about to become a southwestern scavenger hunt of Amazing Race-meets-The Da Vinci Code proportions!
Katie and the Case of the Colored Cats
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Series: Katie Carter Mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Barkley Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
In her first story, Katie is determined to solve the mystery of the ring of thieves known as the Colored Cats. Along with her siblings, twin sisters Cathy and Carol and younger brother Carl, she plunges into the world of crime. But when Katie gets too close to the cat burglars, she finds herself in hot water. They will do anything to keep from being caught by this detective and her friends!
The Vodka Murders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Recuperating from the events of "Devil's Run", private investigator Nick Craig finds himself the prime suspect in the murder of a fellow private eye. When he tries to unravel the mystery, he is targeted for death by a legendary assassin.
Two Edwardian Adventures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This book consists of 2 light-hearted novellas of about 16,000 words each, set in Edwardian times, mostly in Edinburgh, and linked by some of the characters involved. ‘Adventure at the National Exhibition’ is a tale of old and new illusions, some of which are shattered by the end of the story. ‘Adventure on the Scotch Express’ is a tale of several people with something to hide.
Cached Out
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 159,840. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Book #2 in the Cliff Knowles Mysteries series. Retired from the FBI, Cliff Knowles takes up geocaching. While looking for a cache in the mountains he comes across a human skeleton. Soon he becomes a suspect in a seven-year-old homicide. When one of the investigators turns out to be an old flame, things get interesting.
Tahoe Ice Grave
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Series: Owen McKenna Mystery Thriller, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Early one frigid morning in January a young man named Thos Kahale walked into Lake Tahoe and died a brutal death. Hired to investigate, Detective McKenna learns of a manuscript that Mark Twain left in Hawaii in 1866. The manuscript turns up in Tahoe with deadly consequences. Only one person knows where it is, and that person will die unless McKenna can find him before a killer learns his identity.
False Shadows: Eight Scott Drayco Mystery Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Scott Drayco had everything going: handsome, brilliant, a talented classical pianist. After a violent act scarred him, he turned to an FBI career and now freelances as a crime consultant, taking on cases others won't touch. From a suspected serial killer who plays mind games with Drayco, to murder and revenge at 20,000 feet, these 8 stories delve into dark mysteries of the human soul.
The Blind Assman -- A Boone Butters Crime Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short of money -- and short of breath -- odd-jobs man Boone Butters takes what he hopes will be an easy score: chasing an unwanted patron from an unsavory nightspot. But nothing is ever as easy as it ought to be for Boone, and with his health getting worse, simple sometimes equals deadly… THE BLIND ASSMAN is the fourth story in the Boone Butters series.
The Sagittarius Mysteries - Secret Enemy (Parts 1 & 2)
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Price: $4.91 USD. Words: 81,670. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Secret Enemy contains the first two parts of the Sagittarius Mysteries (Inner Vision and Revolver) The series is based around the main character Brandon Sagittarius, who is head of the Experimental Department of British Intelligence (MI6) Whenever there is an unexplained mystery to solve, it is time to call for Sagittarius...
Greed, Book 2 of the Charity Deacon Investigations
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Series: The Charity Deacon Investigations, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,540. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A trip to rural France turns sour when Charity Deacon and her best friend Lu have to trace a missing woman. Audrey Wylie may have fallen into the hands of some very dangerous individuals, and only Matthieu Durand of the local gendarmerie is interested in helping to find her. It's only a matter of time before Audrey's body turns up - unless Charity can crack the case.
Honeymoon in High Heels
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Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Fashion designer Maddie Springer is on her way to honeymoon paradise in Tahiti with her hot new husband. Sand, sun and a romantic suite all to themselves... until Maddie stumbles on the dead body of a Tahitian dancer. Suddenly her husband is spending more time with the local police than his wife. If Maddie wants to have a honeymoon at all, it's up to her and her friends to track down the killer.
The Kingdom of Dog
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Series: Golden Retriever Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
When his mentor, Joe Dagorian, director of admissions at prestigious Eastern College, is murdered during a fund-raising event, Steve Levitan feels obliged to investigate. He and his golden retriever, Rochester, go nose to the ground to dig up clues, including a bloody knife and some curious photographs. But will Steve's curiosity and Rochester's savvy save them when the killer comes calling?
Blowback: A Retrieval Artist Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 9. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Earth Alliance believes another attack imminent, but no one knows where or when it will strike. Retrieval Artist Miles Flint finds himself in a race against time, a race that implicates organizations he trusts—and people he loves.
The King of Britain's Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: British English. Published: June 26, 2014 by Alt Hist Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
For those who like their medieval mysteries spiced with fantasy. The demon Bifrons has told Master Roger of a plot to take the King of Britain’s head. Roger is worried about the safety of his king: Richard II. Should Roger believe Bifrons, or is the wily demon trying to trick him? It is up to Roger’s assistant, Jake Savage, to see through the mystery of the demon’s divination.
Ruin's Wasteful Entrance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
House of Atreus, meet the House of Frost. The rambling estate in the wooded hills of southern Ohio hides secrets. Murder begetting murder. Wickedness leading to more wickedness. It’s a story as old as time itself. Cast into this world after the death of his parents, young Marius Besshaven seeks the truth about his mother’s past and about his own identity. Will he find ruin? Resolution? Or death?
A Life of Death: The Complete First Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Homicide detective Alex Drummond is confronted with the past through his son’s innocent question. Alex’s tale of his troubled senior year unfolds revealing loss, drunken abuse, and mysterious visions of murder and demonic children. Is he going insane? With the help of his close friend Paige Kurtley, Alex must find the source of his misfortune and ensure his sanity.
The Incident - Season Two - Episodes 5-8 of the popular Sam Jameson Serial Thriller
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Series: THE INCIDENT - A Sam Jameson Serial Thriller, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,960. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon SEASON TWO: Save 40% on Episodes Five through Eifht of the international sensation THE INCIDENT, a Sam Jameson Serial Thriller.
Food of Love: A Comedy about Friendship, Chocolate, and a Small Nuclear Bomb
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Part thriller and part screwball romantic comedy, Food of Love tells the story of Regina, a former supermodel, now princess of a tiny European principality, who has lost her skeletal figure and finds herself threatened by an unknown assassin.