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Ghost Relics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Caina Amalas is the Ghost circlemaster of Istarinmul, the leader of the Emperor's spies in the city. She is a master of stealth and disguise, and faces foes of terrible power. So when an ancient relic of necromantic sorcery is discovered, Caina must destroy it before it kills uncounted thousands of people. Starting with her...
The Barefoot Stiff
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
Chances Are
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Series: Chances Are, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
His Grandma always said he'd come to no good. Chances Are, she's right.
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.
Grand Theft
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It would have to be a snowy day in July for something odd not to be going on in Pine Oak, Florida. A member of Sue-Ann's bowling team disappears without a trace and her roommate is worried sick about her. Although Sue-Ann would much rather be riding her horse, she promises to look into it. But when Sue-Ann is on a case, someone usually ends up unhappy. Sue-Ann just hopes it isn't her.
Corpus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Corpus means there should be a body, and there is! Detective Matt Grey has to do some driving around South Texas, including Corpus Christi, Kingsville, Alice, and Port Aransas on Mustang Island, to find the connections surrounding a murder -- or is it suicide. Misfeasance and family feuding will keep you page-turning.
Mrs Hudson's Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Sherlock Holmes retired to the Sussex Downs, his long-time (and long-suffering) housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, went along to run his life. But when the house is invaded, shortly after his meeting with Miss Mary Russell, Mr Holmes refuses to turn his mind to the problem, leaving Mrs Hudson herself to solve the case.
emerging College Sex Rules, Recently retired campus cop Jack McNmara is searching for college sophomore Emma Macaulay, the granddaughter of an old friend. His investigation takes him through the coastal towns of Massachusetts and into the dorm rooms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When does sex become rape? This is the central question that arises when retired cop Jack McNamara's investigation of a missing student takes him through a college campus, its dorms, and the minds of its sexually active students.
The Disintegration of Dragons, Part 1: A Death in Vastervik
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Golem War is over. One year to the date of final victory over the automaton armies of an evil wizard sect, the kingdom states of the Third Continent gather in the human kingdom of Vastervik to party. The guests of honor are all of the known surviving members of the 19th Legion (popularly known as the Dragon Legion), the military unit that ended the Golem War.
Archer's Paradox
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When a local citizen is found lying in Pine Oak's new 3-D archery range with an arrow through his heart, Sue-Ann has to rethink her idea that murders do not happen in small towns. And when two of the suspects turn out to be good friends of hers, she has to bust her tail to find the real murderer before one of them goes to jail. A short story in the Small Town saga featuring Sue-Ann McKeown.
Hot Sun, Hot Lead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Pro Se Productions announces its release of HOT SUN, HOT LEAD—a new Pro Se Single Shot from The Smoking Gun Sisterhood Author Thad Brown. With this tale mobsters and hard-boiled detectives, author Thad Brown introduces a new name to the growing roster of female shamuses in Pro Se Productions’ gamut of sleuths: Becca Grant.
Astral Bodies (Part 7)
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Series: Astral Bodies, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
*This is part SEVEN of a serial novel, NOT the complete novel! Last part!* Twenty-year-old Tess has the ability to astral project, and while going for a midnight walk in the woods she stumbles across a ritual murder. Not only that, the killer was able to see her when nobody else could. Soon she thinks her life can return to normal, until Jonas Adler contacts her with an offer she can't refuse
Historia de un Crimen Perfecto
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: Spanish. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Me llamo Eric Rot y escribo estas últimas líneas de mi vida para confesarme: Soy un asesino. Yo lo hice. La maté. Linda Fitzwilliams está muerta. Ni huida con su amante, ni jugando a esconderse para irritar a su familia, como apuntaron en su momento las revistas del mundo rosa...
In the Arms of the Sea
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Promises don’t mean anything. Not to Jo. She’s seen promises broken over and over again, not because people meant malice. Because they didn’t care. So Jo’s devoted her life to teaching people how to care. Sometimes her lessons sink in. Sometimes they don’t. Sometimes Jo goes a little one-on-one in order to teach a student that one lesson they’ll never, ever forget.
Rescue: A Litter of Quetzels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Black Mare Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Weak as a kitten. That's what the old-timers say, anyway. Houston Homicide Detective Quetzel Cazares believes that, too. So when she finds a scrawny little cat abandoned at a gruesome crime scene, she takes pity on him and adopts him. That decision just may save her life. Five stories. Five murders. One tiny, fluffy connection.
Astral Bodies (Part 6)
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Series: Astral Bodies, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
*This is part SIX of a serial novel, NOT the complete novel!* Twenty-year-old Tess has the ability to astral project, and while going for a midnight walk in the woods she stumbles across a ritual murder. Not only that, the killer was able to see her when nobody else could. Soon she thinks her life can return to normal, until Jonas Adler contacts her with an offer she can't refuse.
From Beyond The Grave
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Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carl Danby returns to tackle another unusual case. During a séance, a psychic claims the late Samuel Bittner was murdered. With no body to autopsy, Danby relies on his best skill—talking. Tension increases as Samuel’s relatives insist the patriarch died of natural causes. With little physical evidence to process, will Danby discover the truth? 18,444 words; additional material at the end.
Quantum Mortis: Gravity Kills
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Castalia House. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When an alien ambassador is found dead in orbit while returning to his home planet in the company of mercenaries from Wardogs Incorporated, suspicions are naturally aroused. But when Chief Warrant Officer Graven Tower, MCID-XAR, arrives at the scene of the crime, another question is soon raised: are MCID's dynamic investigation methods compatible with thinly armored spaceship hulls?
Definitely, Maybe: A Lucy Valentine Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
It’s a dark and stormy night when psychic Lucy Valentine shares with her best friends exactly how she acquired her supernatural abilities.
Astral Bodies (Part 4)
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Series: Astral Bodies, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
*This is part FOURof a serial novel, NOT the complete novel!* Twenty-year-old Tess has the ability to astral project, and while going for a midnight walk in the woods she stumbles across a ritual murder. Not only that, the killer was able to see her when nobody else could. Soon she thinks her life can return to normal, until Jonas Adler contacts her with an offer she can't refuse.