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Lust, Money & Murder - Book 6, The Extraction (VIP READER ADVANCE EDITION - updated weekly) by Mike Wells
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Book 6 of of the Lust, Money & Murder series, hot off the virtual press! The VIP Reader Advance Edition is being published serially on my blog (mikewellsbooks.com) every workday (M-F). This Smashwords file is updated every Sunday with the additional chapters and is FREE for readers on my VIP Reader List - join to get code - http://mikewellsblog.blogspot.com/p/join-mike-wells-vip-reader-list-free
Married To Murder by Jennifer Oberth
Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.77 from 13 reviews)
Ella doesn't recall adding "solve a murder" to her bridal to-do list but when she stumbles over the body of her matron of honor, she has no choice; her groom is the only suspect. Throw in a deaf hairdresser, a ruined wedding cake and a not so retired pirate and Ella wants to throttle everyone in sight. Can she catch the killer before the wedding is called off? Or will she be Married To Murder?
Cuffed by James J Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: American English. Published: July 22, 2015 by HighRock Institute. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It’s not easy to work the graveyard shift and pharmacist Sam Delaney finds out that the overnight shift can be deadly when a dangerous patient from an ER steps into his pharmacy and presents a questionable prescription. Concern turns to panic as Sam calls the police and is told that they will be delayed. A storm and its inevitable fender benders leave Sam to deal with the situation on his own.
The Cop Who Wouldn't Die: A Clockwork Genie Story by Kevin Paul Shaw Broden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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.
Fairy Tale Fusion by A. F. Stewart
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What if the characters in Fairy Tales were real? What if they lived in Fairyland, a place not too dissimilar to ours, next to Wonderland and down the street from Camelot? Follow the exploits of Detective Piper of the Fairyland Metro Police, the Fairy Tale News updates and more cracked characters taken from the world of childhood, including some very scary toys. Enter into Fairy Tale Fusion.
The Auto Shop Case by Bruce Allsman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A gruesome discovery in the trunk of a white sedan in an auto repair shop, draws homicide detectives John Allen and Chris Davidson into a murder mystery. The victim, Susan Baldwin, is the young wife of a middle-aged real estate developer, Steven Baldwin, a respectable member of the city’s business community and a close friend of the police commissioner.
Wolf Of The Red Nights by Urvang Valvi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The story goes around the detective Edward and the things that are happening in the town and how our quick witted detective capture the wolf solving the mystery behind the murders and the urban legend
Cats and Crime, A Panzer And The P.I. Mystery Collection by Fiona L. Woods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.00 from 1 review)
Meet Lori Stockley, the mail order Private Investigator, and Panzer, the black cat in this short story collection. Oh, and we can't forget Lori's Granny Gladys. Put these three together and it's a recipe for chaos. Follow them as they catch drug dealers, burglars, bank robbers and carpet snakes.
In the Twinkling of a Bronze Eye by Bruce Allsman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The arrival of a gift from its sister city, Foshan in China, to Springton forces Bruce Greenwood, the city’s park ranger to face an unusual situation. The gift, a life size bronze statue, placed near the park’s main entrance stirs the outrage of some city folks.
Sherlock Holmes - The Dollmaker of Marigold Walk by Barbara Hambly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A Sherlock Holmes tale narrated by Mrs. Watson. Holmes hunts for a man's missing wife while Mrs. Watson puzzles over strange non-crimes on the East End that could mean nothing - or could herald the return of Jack the Ripper.
Flowers in Blood (Volume I) by Carlos Santiago
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sometimes some memories of the past should not be revived… Three childhood friends separated by fate meet again when Cassimiro, a forensic psychiatrist, disappears without a trace. They penetrate the underworld of the streets of Recife, and following a trail of blood and violence, until summer where lust, vice and seduction can lead the human being.
Christmas Canapés & Sabotage by Janel Gradowski
Series: Culinary Competition Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Amy Ridley is excited to be participating in the Holiday Celebrations Competition to kick off her Christmas season in Kellerton, Michigan. Local cooks are set to compete for prizes then serve their best party dishes to holiday revelers. Amy has her eye on a special prize, but she has a difficult time concentrating on creating a perfect party buffet when a plague of problems begins to whirl around.
Tinseltown by Livia J. Washburn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by James Reasoner. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Carrie Fleming was on the run from a mysterious stalker. The young cowboy known only as Pecos found the last vestiges of the Old West in 1920s Hollywood. Fate brought them together at Christmas, when the only gifts that mattered to Pecos were winning Carrie's heart—and saving her life! **Sweet
Queen's Honor by Iza Moreau
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Miami. 1974. A hustler is murdered and suspicion falls on some of his transvestite friends. Xande and Yolande need to find the real killer before an innocent man (or woman) is brought to trial. But to do that, Yolanda has to make a personal sacrifice--go on a date with Lieutenant J.C. Montana. This is the fourth story in the saga involving XYZ Investigations--Xande, Yolande, and Zoe Calhoun.
Faith Departed: Short Stories of Mystery, Crime, and Despair by Melissa M. Garcia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"FAITH DEPARTED: SHORT STORIES OF MYSTERY, CRIME, AND DESPAIR," by crime author Melissa M. Garcia is a collection of five fictional short stories of evil, pain, and sadness. From the author of "FALLING ANGELS," "CHASING DEMONS," and "STRANGER: A DEATH VALLEY MYSTERY," this short story compilation is only available in e-book.
Hagar by Barbara Hambly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of 13,000 words in the Benjamin January historical mystery series. When the mistress of a plantation is murdered, Benjamin's wife Rose is convinced that contrary to the evidence, the crime was not committed by one of the household slaves. But proving it will be another matter.
The Incident - Episode Two - A Sam Jameson Serial Thriller by Lars Emmerich
Series: THE INCIDENT - A Sam Jameson Serial Thriller, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon The second installment in the international sensation THE INCIDENT, a Sam Jameson Serial Thriller.
Jenny's Not Dead: Episode #1 by David Chappuis
Series: Jenny's Not Dead. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jenny’s Not Dead is a spine-tingling mystery series written by David Chappuis and Michael Klinger. In Episode #1: The intuitive Alan Case moves to Lake Forest, a town with hidden secrets. He finds clandestine information that his Aunt Jenny left behind after her sudden death. He and his lover are thrust into a story tinged with deception and murder and they begin to believe that Jenny's Not Dead.
Rosolio Red (a Franki Amato Mysteries holiday short story) by Traci Andrighetti
Series: Franki Amato Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
With Christmas around the corner, Franki Amato’s got visions of her sugarplum, Bradley Hartmann, dancing in her head. Now that she finally has some time off from her PI job, she’s cooking him up a special holiday treat, and it’s not figgy pudding. Her Yuletide plans are dashed, however, when her meddlesome Sicilian grandma goes missing.