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Identity Crisis
By Debbi Mack
Series: A Sam McRae Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,000. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2009. Category: Fiction
A simple domestic abuse case turns deadly when the alleged abuser is killed and Stephanie Ann "Sam" McRae’s client disappears. When a friend asks Sam to find Melanie Hayes, the Maryland attorney is drawn into a complex case of murder and identity theft that has her running from the Mob, breaking into a strip club and forming a shaky alliance with a private investigator to discover the truth.
Easy Target
By David Grace
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 140,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2009. Category: Fiction
NYPD Lieutenant Greg Webster retired to teach at a small Kansas college but before even a year had passed his wife was killed in an apparent hit-and-run accident. Greg suspected nothing sinister but one of his students thought Carolyn's accident might be the latest in a series of murders. Apparently, the serial killer wanted a tougher opponent than the campus cops. Big mistake.
Fruitbasket from Hell
By Jason Krumbine
Series: Alex Cheradon, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,040. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2009. Category: Fiction
Nevada Raines has gone missing. Her billionaire father thinks she's dead. Her mother hopes she's alive. Alex Cheradon, the private investigator hired to find her, isn’t sure what’s going on. But he suspects it’s going to at least involve people wanting to kill him. He doesn’t know it’s also going to involve a demon from Hell. Neither are good for his long term health prospects.
Reads Like Murder - In Honolulu
By Georgina Donovan
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 104,520. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009 by Dream Books LLC. Category: Fiction
On her trip to Hawaii, bookstore owner Haley Wyndham is tangled up in disappearances and murders. An old ships log, a kahuna, and an ancient myth of a secret island complicate her efforts to solve the mysteries. Along with a local detective she discovers life can be more dangerous than anything on the shelves of her shop! Then the magic begins . . .
Necroman
By Raymond Hancock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2009. Category: Fiction
Necroman is the story of a man who turns from all that is good entering into dark places. He is seduced by the power of true evil as it gives him the ability to unleash a lifetime of sorrow, betrayal, and anger on the most deserving in society, criminals. Necroman finds that the battle is sometimes fought with lead and steel but can only be won in the spirit.
For Sale in Palm Springs: The Henry Wright Mystery Series
By Albert Simon
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Category: Fiction
A murdered real estate agent. Unsatisfied home buyers. A possible celebrity scam. A secret society! Join retired police chief Henry Wright in figuring out who killed Palm Springs real estate mogul Rex Thornbird in this page turning thriller that will keep you guessing. This first book in the Henry Wright Mystery Series takes our detective from Palm Springs to the Silicon Valley. Newly revised!
Springtime in Sonora: A Henry Wright Mystery
By Albert Simon
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Category: Fiction
An entombed gold miner. An old-fashioned, small-county sheriff. An illegal pot grower. Retired police chief Henry Wright travels to Northern California's Mother Lode gold country to help out an old classmate and friend with a puzzling mystery. After his injuries, Henry is surprised by his interest in the woman that helps nurse him back to health. Find out what is going on in this 2nd in the series
Brooks Berry In The Case Of The Stolen Season
By Michael James
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2010. Category: Fiction
Brooks Berry is your normal 12 year old boy. Obsessed with sports, best friends with his dog Ripken and a very curious mind. He also is one of Wauwatosa's leading detectives. Join this boy sleuth and his friends on his mystery solving adventures packed with unexpected twists and turns. Written in the spirit of the Hardy Boys & Nancy Drew mysteries. First edition of a new series.
Learning to Fly: Why Bounty Hunting is More Therapeutic than Running Over Morelli with a Buick
By Sylvia Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
"When we first meet Stephanie, she can't afford therapy--she can barely afford her low-rent apartment and regular meals. A couple of hours a week with a trained professional, not that you'd have talked her into it, probably would have done her good. Luckily, as Sylvia Day suggests, she found bounty hunting instead." - Leah Wilson, Perfectly Plum: An Unauthorized Celebration of Stephanie Plum
Earth Angels
By Gerald Petievich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Fiction
Detective Sergeant Jose Stepanovich and his elite tactical team were the toughest cops in the Los Angeles police force, handed the toughest jobs, like going up against the city's most vicious criminal element - the street gangs of East L.A. But somewhere along the lines the cops broke a few rules, turning a job into a personal vendetta, and suddenly it wasn't only the gangs they were fighting.