Books tagged: mystery and intrigue

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Under the Looking Glass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,320. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Maura Reyes survived an almost unbearable trauma—the loss of her family in a home invasion. Two years later, she’s still consumed by grief and acute insomnia, hiding inside her elegant, empty Los Angeles home. No amount of therapy or medication can restore what Maura lost. When her therapist suggests a change of scenery, Maura reluctantly agrees to go on a cruise.
Destination Earth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Civil war, intrigue and murder are all part of the Raider-113 space shuttle’s destiny, when its crew and passengers are accidentally transported far into the future.
Fragments of Faust
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,470. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An architect’s nightmare, a seductive book dealer, the ploys of a Mephistophelean senator and an array of suspicious characters are blended in a quirky and deadly game – from New York City to Virginia, North Carolina, Key West and Miami. The pursuit of a mysterious German manuscript eventually leads to the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. and an enigmatic twist of events.
Amaranthus
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,240. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sylvie a 17-year-old orphan discovers Claudius Amaranthus, a 2000 year old man entombed in the hidden basement of an abandoned asylum. Awake for the first time in a century he tells Sylvie his story. She discovers that Galen, the doctor who bestowed immortality on him is still alive. Their search for him leads them to new worlds and allows them to find purpose and meaning through each other.
Death in the Forsythia
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Series: A Garden Plot Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A mild-mannered accountant is found dead in the shrubbery, stabbed in the heart with a small garden implement, at Sandalwood’s local garden center, Green Horizons. Not one to let the seeds of her future be sown for her, Marilee Bright, Green Horizons's owner, sets out to find the murderer, clear her employees’ good names and get her career plans back on track.
To Conspire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
To Conspire is a fast paced mystery and crime drama that brings the element of conspiracy at all levels of public infrastructure into question. The story is based on a Detective who is ordered by her commanding officer to investigate the disappearances of several bankers off of the record. She is teamed up with a gentleman who ultimately causes her to question the simplistic view she has on crime.
The Enterprise
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Would You Sell Your Soul To Score Your Dream Job? Located in the pulsating New Delhi, secrets are being hidden in the Australian High Commission. An ambitious assistant, Sunny Depravi, discovers his reputable place of employment is tainted with corruption. What's more, his boss the Deputy High Commissioner, Carl Faeroe could be involved. Will Sunny pursue the truth or play the game and get ahead?
The Hunt for the Tree of Life: Book One
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Price: Free! Words: 52,570. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
America and China are in a race to find the lost tree of life in Eden to develop an elixir to banish death forever. This is where the battle for the next world superpower begins and ends. But where is the tree and who finds it first?
To Risk Extinction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,350. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A scientist found a way to contain the HIV virus by inhibiting sexual libido, until a cure for AIDS is found. Once induced into the organism, it manufactures at an excelled rate overriding the body's natural endocrine system and causes problems like depression, rapid aging, and depleting natural urges. Can a solution be found to reverse the effects, or is mankind headed towards extinction?
Murder is the End of the Line
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,800. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Jake O'Shea struggled to move from a working class neighborhood to a successful career among Chicago's financial elites. Along with financial success came Lorenza De Luca a beautiful and intelligent product of the city's Gold Coast. But in Chicago things do not always work out as planned. Lorenza loved to quote Karen Abbott, “Leave the fireworks for those who cast no spark of their own.”