Books tagged: detective novels

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Danger-Close
By Jon F. Merz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Fiction
For Jake Thunder, a paralyzed ex-specops commando, everyday life is a battle. A hard-boiled, hard-drinking womanizer on one hand, Jake also tries to learn from the wisdom of his Native American past. When a knockout blond demands he figure out who killed her sister, a simple "whodunit" becomes a tangled web of deceit, familial backstabbing and black-market baby-dealing with the Russian Mafia & DIA
Defective Goods: A Kyle Shannon Mystery
By Linda Mickey
Series: Kyle Shannon Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,080. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Fiction
As the interim department manager, Kyle helps the service reps investigate customer complaints. As a member of the Drip Not quality assessment committee, Kyle discovers that there is more than one agenda and murder is at the top of someone’s list.
Impending Danger
By Jeanette Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
Gabrielle falls in love with the future duke of Falkhurst after he rescued her from a near death experience. A nun, torn between her vows and secularism, fights a losing battle with passions drawing her and Jonathan together. Their love match is perfect until his deceit surrounding her father’s death tears them apart—then he is falsely imprisoned and she faces the worst nightmare of her life.
Lost to the World
By Libby Sternberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,780. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction
In 1954 Baltimore, Sean Reilly, the detective from DEATH IS THE COOL NIGHT, investigates the murder of a Johns Hopkins researcher. The death appears linked to the polio vaccine trials about to begin across the country. LOST TO THE WORLD captures a moment when the world waited for the "summer plague," that had afflicted thousands, including the late president, to be wiped out once and for all.
A Killer Amongst Us
By Jeanette Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
Faced with the murder of his wife, Joe Fabrizio has one goal: find her killer; however, alcohol reduces him to a loathsome drunk forced to start over from scratch in a little town in upstate New York where he meets beautiful Amanda Renee Larson, seduces her, and rejects her. On the rebound, she marries Gary Pacini. Her world comes crashing down in a horror story of deadly fear, abuse and murder
Violent Visions of Murder
By Jeanette Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
Brianna Taylor tries to solve a mystery involving her brother’s dead twin, whose family says he is not their blood child, but was switched at birth. Her investigation draws her into the lives of Preston Marlowe and his two brothers, all under suspicion of murder. After falling in love with Preston she sets out to disprove Detective Sherman’s damaging evidence that could send Preston to prison.
Under Suspicion
By Jeanette Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
Brianna Taylor has a loving marriage until her friend Maggie disappears, causing critical ripple effects. Unofficially joining the investigation with Investigator David Sherman, a man her husband jealously despises, she refuses to agree to her husband’s terms to stop seeing David. She sets out to prove Maggie’s son killed her. Putting herself in harm’s way, she stumbles onto grisly evidence
When Justice is Served
By Jeanette Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,530. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
Assistant District Attorney, Nicole Duval, deathly fears encountering the rapist who brutally assaulted her. Even Judge Douglas Keegan, the man she loves, cannot offset her post-traumatic stress. Their sexual relationship is terribly flawed. When she prosecutes a rape case that tests her very sanity, things couldn’t be worse—until a horrible secret relating to their paternity surfaces...
Merryll Manning: The Health Farm Murders
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
"Merryll Manning: The Health Farm Murders" always claims the reader's complete attention. This novel is a most commendable mystery thriller, fully deserving its overseas' acclaim. When not delving into diets and other aspects of "healthy" living, the author displays considerable powers of invention. His very fertile imagination creates extremely sticky situations for his unique investigator-hero.
Merryll Manning: Beachfront "Holiday"
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Aside from Reid's obvious wittiness and liking for the unconventional, in addition to his enjoyable command of language, the Merryll Manning series holds great appeal for those who enjoy a fast paced, well laid out work filled with lots of twists and turns. If you enjoy mysteries you're sure to be drawn right into the narrative. Those who don't, will also find themselves turning page after page.