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Crime Stories Volume 2
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Series: 6 Crime-Mystery Stories, Vol. 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Total Length approx. 12,750 words #1. "Off Season" takes place in a placid Caribbean island where nothing much ever happens until a stranger comes to town. #2. is "Road Shrines" -- the impromptu collections of flowers and candles marking the places were innocents were killed by animals who walk like men. #3 In "Right As Rain" a detective tries to deal with a murder he just can't let go of.
Looking Through The Mist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Romantic mystery with a twist... Psychic Jessica Wilder was a consultant for the FBI until she suffered burnout. She starts a new life for herself. Suddenly, the visions are back with a vengeance — children are being kidnapped. How can she not try to save the children? Detective Jonathan Lansing doesn't believe in psychics. Can the woman in front of him help? Or is she involved?
Luggage By Kroger: A True Crime Memoir
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,690. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
In this award-winning memoir, Houston journalist Gary Taylor recounts his true-life fatal attraction involvement in the trail of violence that has dogged Texas attorney Catherine Mehaffey Shelton, prompting coverage by newspapers, TV, movies and even Oprah. Take a seat on the wild ride of an obsessive relationship: erotic beginning to violent end and the trials required to clean up the mess.
Thin Blood
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A stockbroker’s wife disappears. Blood on his hands and an adulterous affair with the missing woman’s younger sister sees him charged with murder. With no body and only circumstantial evidence he walks free. Ten years later, journalist Jacinta Deller decides to investigate, only to become embroiled in a warped game of delusion and murder.
Fever Dreams
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 138,100. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
From early childhood Raphael LaFontaine was afflicted with strange visions and fever dreams. These talents have served Rafe well, first as a Baltimore police officer, then as private detective. A frayed-at-the-edges lawyer asks Rafe to help his client with a simple matter but he finds that nothing is what it had seemed and Rafe soon becomes entangled in a confusing web of lies and death.
From Michigan Maine To Harvard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009 by DC Brownlow. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
TJaye Cossie and her son Donaldjaye are on their way to reset her company’s computers due to a security breach. Suddenly they encounter a fierce storm, which injures them both as they run for shelter. TJaye is then Kidnapped and forced to help North Korea with a secret missile launch. Can the famous investigator Phillip Talley find them in time and save the world before the launch?
Daughter Am I
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When twenty-five-year-old Mary Stuart learns she inherited a farm from her recently murdered grandparents -- grandparents her father claimed had died before she was born -- she becomes obsessed with finding out who they were and why someone wanted them dead. "A delightful treasure hunting tale of finding oneself in a most unlikely way." --Publisher's Weekly
The Final Case - Peter Sharp Legal Mystery #9
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,370. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Peter attends a cocktail party at which, Suzi and the other guests are shocked by a loud noise coming from their host’s study. When they all go to investigate, they find their host dead of a gunshot wound to his head. The gun is in his hand, and several witnesses in the hallway state that no person entered or exited the room. Suzi thinks it's murder - and wants to prove it. See if she succeeds.
An Element of Peril - Peter Sharp Legal Mystery #10
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Peter defends an accused murderer, but the victim and the defendant have mysteriously disappeared from the locked room in which witnesses saw the crime committed. This time even Suzi, Peter's 12-year-old legal ward is stumped - until a bottle of booze comes into play, and may provide a solution to this mystery
A Good Alibi - Peter Sharp Legal Mystery # 11
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,570. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Peter is retained by the prosecutor’s office: they want little Suzi, Peter’s 12-year-old legal ward and computer genius, to help break the iron-clad alibi of a murder suspect. Suzi’s efforts also result in her buying her first car: too bad she can’t see over the steering wheel or reach the pedals, but not to worry ; it gets stolen and leads to her also breaking up an auto-theft ring.