Books tagged: detective suspense

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Merryll Manning: The Health Farm Murders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
"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"
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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.
Prophet, Priest and King: A Novel of King Solomon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's not easy to write a Biblical story and still make it seem relevant to the present times but clearly John Howard Reid knows his subject matter well. This fully-engaging novel presents an aged and not-so-wise King Solomon who is forced to make certain choices. He has to pit his wits against the temple priests when an unknown killer is on the prowl, and the common people are close to rebellion.
First Feature
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
First Feature is a bitingly wry detective whodunit featuring ex-LAPD's not so celebrated detective Anthony Carrick as he juggles mafia lords, drug addled neophytes, nymphomaniacs, gay counterculture, vegan hippies and tinsel town's dark side in a quest to uncover a homicide in the midst of his own personal turmoil.
Money Ain't Nothing
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Money ain’t nothing if you’ve got a lot of it. But then again, a lot of money won’t necessarily buy happiness either. In this Anthony Carrick mystery, hard boiled detective Anthony Carrick is asked to solve the murder of a rich dame’s son. Police think it’s an accidental death, but could it be something more sinister?
Leashed
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Northern California sheriff's detective has his early morning surf session cut short by the discovery of a body in the boulders of a local breakwater. Detective Patrick Nolan begins investigating what appears to be the tragic accidental drowning of a young local surfer. When the accident becomes a murder; Nolan finds himself tracking a ruthless killer who has left very few clues in his wake.
A Serious Case Of Ferret
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and his team are fighting time to save a kidnapped teenager. One girl has already been murdered, he doesn't need another one. Number three in the series.
Prophet: Starkiller
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When detective Jason Prophet discovers his old flame, Lynn McColl, is missing he begins searching. When people she's worked with start turning up dead, he doubles down, fighting thugs, police and even the FBI—anyone who stands in his way—to rescue the woman he still loves. His search leads him from the world of high-tech research to international espionage. Suspenseful and full of edgy humor.
The Disappearance of Douglas White: A Sally Nimitz Mystery (Book 2)
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Series: The Sally Nimitz Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,910. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Detective David White needs Sally's help to find his missing brother. Has Douglas White disappeared deliberately? Or is skullduggery afoot? Her friends—and fellow amateur sleuths—George Thomas and Anne Carey, are only too happy to join in the investigation, and soon they find themselves far from home in a very precarious situation.    
Prophet: Dragon Chaser
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,780. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Jason Prophet is hired by his best friend to guard a beautiful woman from Japan, he not only falls in love, he finds his best friend murdered. When the woman disappears, Prophet swings into action. The clues lead him to Japan where he goes up against the Yakuza, the infamous Japanese mafia. Using only his wits, will he be able to save the woman he loves and revenge his friend's death?