Books tagged: detective thriller

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The Cyclist - A World War II Thriller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,620. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Fingerpress. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
"Brilliantly executed..." "A haunting and bittersweet novel" Nazi-occupied Aquitaine, 1943: A beautiful young woman is found murdered in the shadow of the Bergerac Prefecture. The Chief of Police suspects a German Security Police Major of the crime. His actions result in a desperate trek towards neighbouring Switzerland, pursued by the German Sicherheitspolizei. A gripping wartime story.
Cats in the Mouse House: A Nicholas Drake Novel
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,410. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Someone is killing scientists who breed medicine's "test tubes on four feet," the costly, genetically engineered laboratory mice that stand in for humans in thousands of medical research projects each year. Former FBI director turned news media magnate Nicholas Drake and confidential assistant John Konecki craft a chilling cure for the diabolical killer.
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.
The Devil of Light (Cass Elliot Crime Series Book 1)
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Series: Cass Elliot Crime, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,630. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Small towns bury their secrets deep... When young Detective Cass Elliot responds to a report of domestic violence at the home of a prominent businessman, she discovers his body and graphic, violent photographs. Cass and her partner Mitch Stone delve into a hidden world of blackmail and violence. Their investigation triggers a brutal response from men who will protect their identities at any cost.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Hampshire Expedition
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Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,100. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
All four stories relating the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson in the County of Hampshire, in one volume.
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.    
MacGuffin Files: Carats and Cold Meat
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,360. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Thomas Foolery is a man living in his own world, surrounded by fictional, televised tales, scripted worlds of crime and endless Hitchcock marathons. He's unfit, he smokes like a chimney and sees nothing wrong with his voluntary agoraphobia. He's living life on his own terms...and under the watchful eye of his therapist. Until he sees a flaw in a major crime, which he has to rectify!