Books tagged: mystery books

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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.
AGELESS A Stem Cell Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,850. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Ridge wants to make it possible for embryonic stem cells to be used in his research without harming the embryos. He discovered a way to do just that. His use of embryos leads to illegal activities and a cover-up. Syd Taylor is determined to stop him. Their conflicting views lead to dire consequences in this exciting, fast paced thriller.
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.
Credo's Hope
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Series: The Alex Wolfe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,260. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Introducing Detective Alexandra Wolfe, a fresh, funny, tough cop who skates on the edge of the law in her quest for justice. A Mafia boss, a hunky bi-sexual nurse, Alex’s rescued mutt, Tessa, and her exuberant best friend, Megan, help Alex turn her everyday life as a detective upside down. Alex’s unorthodox methods blur her personal and professional lives, wreaking havoc at every turn.
Violent Visions of Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Brianna Taylor tries to solve a mystery involving her brother’s dead twin, whose family says he is not their blood child, but was switched at birth. Her investigation draws her into the lives of Preston Marlowe and his two brothers, all under suspicion of murder. After falling in love with Preston she sets out to disprove Detective Sherman’s damaging evidence that could send Preston to prison.
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.
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.
Blue Wolf
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Series: Alix Thorssen Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,690. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The iconic wolf: vicious killer or symbol of power? The question comes to Jackson Hole when Alix Thorssen works on an art auction. When a wolf is shot near Grand Teton National Park the controversy blooms as Alix digs into an old mystery for a local artist. Wyoming flora and fauna are lovingly described alongside sharp dialogue and good pacing in this readable, down-to-earth mystery.
Merryll Manning: Trapped on Mystery Island
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,700. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Trapped on Mystery Island is first in a series of highly acclaimed mystery suspense novels published in England, even though hero Manning is a Miami police sergeant with a young, pocket-sized girlfriend. From the eerie cover to the final paragraph, I was hooked. You must read this book. The setting is a mystery weekend on a deserted island in the Florida Keys, where a real killer is on the loose.