Books tagged: mystery book

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A Cromer Corpse
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by Contact Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Melancholic ex-cop John Bottrell is looking forward to a peaceful retirement until a dead man’s body is fished out of the sea; the tongue has been cut out and a pentagram carved into the groin. It’s a ritual killing. The reader is drawn into a web of modern paganism, drugs and evil where nobody is quite who they seem to be, but everyone has a secret to hide – and a motive for murder.
Unanimous Verdict
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,320. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young black man is hanged in Washington, D.C. in 1954 shortly before the Supreme Court rules on the school desegregation cases. His mother hires a young, callow white detective to solve the case. He quickly hooks up with two much different black men. They solve the case, change history and change their own attitudes about race in this entertaining novel that may challenge your notions, too.
Live Free or Die
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Volunteer fire chief Gwen Fifield fends off doughnut cravings, romantic advances and sisterly advice as she pursues an arsonist turned murderer through her tiny New Hampshire village.
The Lamb Killed Mary
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When the body of a student is found behind South Cross High School, a murder investigation is immediately started by teen detective Zaïre Brisbane and his comrade Jared Michaels. The only clue to the murderer's identity is a scrap of paper that was found next to the body. On it is a cryptic message: "Mary had a little lamb..."
Greased Wheels: A Kyle Shannon Mystery
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Series: Kyle Shannon Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
While on a temp assignment at the corporate offices of a large manufacturer, Kyle Shannon learns that some people will do anything to get what they want. After a county politician is found dead in a forest preserve and a treasured local landmark is threatened, Kyle examines what she thinks she knows about the people she considers friends. One of them is probably a killer.
The Blue Virgin: A Nora Tierney Mystery
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,310. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The mysterious death of Bryn Wallace draws American Nora Tierney to Oxford to clear her close friend Val Rogan, who has been wrongfully accused of Bryn's murder. Or has she? Nora quickly becomes embroiled in the murder investigation, much to the dismay of Detective Inspector Declan Barnes and the illustrator of Nora's children's book, Simon Ramsey.
Unexpected Hero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bob just wanted to escape his life for a few minutes. He didn't realize that he would be taking a chance on losing it.
Serpentine Street
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What caused Boo Boisie’s mental collapse? Why was he admitted to the Barmy Mental Asylum? According to Boo's diary, he went off to spend an innocent week with his Aunt Gertrude on Serpentine Street, then he went off to meet some neighbors, and then he went off his rocker. Find out what happened to poor Boo so that it won’t happen to you.
Secrets Of Edward Leedskalnin
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Masonry
Edward Leedskalnin, the Coral Castle, the Great Pyramids, moving stones of immense weight with magnets. This book examines Edwards own words and instructions and grants a solution to the unsolvable mystery of moving these huge stones with effortless ease. This book describes with simplicity how Leedskalnin was capable of maneuvering these stones like “hydrogen balloons”.
Distortions
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,260. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
For 14 years, Quinn Masterson has been running from the murderer who ripped apart her troubled childhood. Her abduction seems like it happened yesterday; has he returned, or are distorted memories stalking her? The truth will rear its ugly head when Quinn’s first case with the FBI sucks her into a disquieting conspiracy that may leave Quinn longing for the simpler days of her tragic past.