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The Last Orchard in America
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Todd Dills. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
SUE LONGTREE IS TOO YOUNG TO BE A MATRIARCH, but when she moves to run down the story behind her brother's suicide, she stands looking down on a family in shambles. The suicide's hardly a whodunit, as the private dick that Longtree hires, the hero of writer Michael Peck's first novel, Harry Jome, sees it. Or is it? The answer may lie in the pages of a hardboiled noir as much as in Longtree history
Show Up Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The last thing Peri Milano expected to happen when she planned Mr. Wooley's funeral was that he'd actually show up dead. Proceeds from the sale of this humorous mystery will be donated directly to JDRF for research to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes.
Cross to Bear
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Every now and then, life throws a curveball that you just don't see coming. Anna is thrown the curveball of a lifetime when she is unknowingly placed in the middle of a power struggle within Philadelphia's most elusive crime family. Can she discern the trustworthy from the untrustworthy and make it out alive? Like it or not, someone else's fight has become her cross to bear.
Don't Forget You Love Me
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,500. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ellis Portal has resigned from solving mysteries. Or so he thinks. When a profound personal tragedy propels him into a puzzling case with no suspects and no clues, he’s forced back into the world of crime. Against the drama of a Toronto conference that brings world leaders to the city, Ellis finds himself surrounded with new enemies and old allies.
Death of a Solitude Elk
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A handsome but slightly quirky Amish man disappears while searching the woods around Solitude, PA for ginseng roots in late September. The discovery of his horribly mutlilated body raises many questions with the authorities and local sleuths, Fannie, Dana and Sharon. The investigation is personal for Fannie whose granddaughter Emma was to have married Jacob in November. 26th in the series.
Who's Next?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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When a young officer is shot at by an unseen threat, he must find the threat; but when this troubling threat uses the officer's brother against him, he must attempt to get to his brother in time before he meets his death.
Stage Business
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Michael Dion is an actor, not a detective, but when Amanda, an attractive colleague, asks him to help her find her friend's rebellious son, how can he refuse? The gig turns out to be much more than Michael had bargained for. The boy has fallen into the clutches of small-­time drug dealers. Amanda, Michael bluffs and blusters his way to secure the boy's release, but he is in way over his head.
The ghost and the hidden dog
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story of a man who transform himself into something that he never imaged with the help of a dog and a ghost.
The Careless Word
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Series: The Craig Modern Thriller Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,150. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When something from Belfast’s troubled past happens again in 2014, everyone fears the worst and Marc Craig’s team is called. They find a place of contemplation and a distant country linked in an unexpected way. One which no-one could have foretold. The team gains a new member, and in the background preparations continue for a momentous event, but everything depends on the case being solved.
Humpty Dumpty: The killer wants us to put him back together again
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Price: Free! Words: 96,850. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
With a vicious serial killer on the loose, distributing body parts all around the country, the FBI must turn to a disgraced agent and an untested rookie to capture the madman before anyone else is dismembered. Full of the twists and turns you expect from McCray and Hopkin, Humpty Dumpty is a page turning thriller for mystery fans
In the Interest of Public Safety
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this short mystery set in the near future, multiple bioterror attacks have changed the face of the planet. When customers at a small-town grocery fall ill with a highly contagious strain of influenza, the police chief and his team race to find who is behind this new attack and why the town was targeted. Is it a test run for a widespread attack on a bigger city or something more personal?
Gooseberry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,460. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective’s first big case. Based on characters from Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”.
Baxter's Blues
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Series: The Led Sinclair Series. Price: Free! Words: 99,490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cindy Baxter comes to Led with no money and a future clouded by a serial killer. Her father buried a fortune on his farm before he died in prison. But a serial killer came looking for the loot to bankroll his deadly lifestyle. Cindy Baxter survived her encounter with the serial killer, but needs Led to recover the fortune. Stopping the killer and recovering the fortune will take Led to the edge.
The Ruby In The Hat Box
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Chris parents are going on vacation, so she decides to host a house party while they are away. Chris world begins to unravel during the party and she ends up in a lot of trouble. Find out what happens to Chris and how the situation is finally resolved.
Эмма и призрак без памяти (Продолжение романа Эмма видит мертвых!) (мистическая комедия-детектив)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,390. Language: Russian. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Эмма начинает привыкать к новой жизни и даже наслаждается ей. Пока на ее пути не встречается очаровательный призрак, который даже не знает, что умер, не говоря обо всем остальном. Эмма решает ему помочь, но только не так все просто. Ей приходится расследовать дело другого привидения и налаживать отношения с новым другом. Справится ли Эмма со всем?
An Idea for Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
No story, no paycheck. Crime fiction writer Dorothy finally hits on an idea for her next story, which turns out to be fatal in real life, too.
Miss Nike Ajax
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Ruby Danes is on a cross-continent roll up to Denver where she finds her flimflam father murdered, east to St. Louis where she falls in with Danny Mint, a pickpocket who's just pinched a mystery brass key that sends the pair of all damn places to Norfolk - in '62 a town dead in the atomic crosshairs and with drug runners who want Ruby's secret.
The Early Punch Parodies of Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
“The Early Punch Parodies of Sherlock Holmes” brings together the major stories, reviews, briefs and illustrations that appeared in the legendary British humor magazine during Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s lifetime. Annotated and presented in chronological order, this scrapbook charts the rise of Conan Doyle and the meteoric popularity of the world’s greatest consulting detective.
The Secret of Hoke Farm
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Series: Charlie. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A year ago, Jim Thomas met Charlie. Now, the Thomas family is enjoying life with their new, hairy family member. But Jim knows that something is still missing from Charlie's life, and he's determined to find it. Are there more like Charlie? All packed up, the family embarks on a journey, with all roads leading to Hoke Farm and Bisby, Texas—a small town with its own big, hairy secret.
Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In the basement of Mr Sorrow’s house sits the Idiot Box. Filled with Idiots. And—if Mr Sorrow has his way—they shall never escape. A horrific story of a demented occupation. Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box: A Short Story.