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The Task of Auntie Dido
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Feline sleuth C. Auguste Dupin investigates murder and sardine crackers in the latest Poeville mystery. C. Auguste Dupin wants three things: A warm sunny bench by the fountain, time with librarian Penny Copper reading a good book, and tuna. When Penny’s aunt Dido pays them a visit, a simple task turns deadly! In Poeville, weird things happen all the time.
Oddments
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Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Plump, nondescript Theodore Conway works as a file clerk in a Manhattan law firm. His passion is collecting memorabilia related to the pulp-fiction heroes of his youth, especially The Shadow. Then one day this quiet little man learns that he, too, has the supernatural power "to cloud men's minds" and fight crime under the cloak of invisibility.
Band Room Bash
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Trish Cunningham and her oldest stepson Tommy find Georgia Winters, the English teacher at Four Oaks High School, dead in the band room, the suspect list is lengthy. The teacher had a number of enemies—including Tommy Cunningham.
Melody in Distress(Preview of Rex Mathers #4)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When sultry lounge singer Melody Harper begins recieving threatening notes, she fears someone is after her. She calls on Rex Mathers, P.I., to look into the matter. Rex is soon involved in his most dangerous case ever. Filled with babes and bullets, Melody in Distress, is a fast-paced mystery that's sure to thrill. Note: This is a preview containing the first few chapters only.
Case of the Missing Million(Preview of Rex Mathers #3)
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Price: Free! Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Rex Mathers, P.I., is called to the home of eccentric millionare Howard Jacobson, he's unsure of what he's getting himself into. It seems Howard had a million and a half dollars in cash stored in a safe in his house. Now all the money is gone with the only clue that Howard and his family were away for the weekend. Someone had to have broken in and stolen it. But who? And why?PREVIEW
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Pink Jewel Conundrum
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Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Holmes and Watson investigate the disappearance of a jewel from the library of the Mayor of Portsmouth.
The Necromancer's Faire
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Price: Free! Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
And now for something a little different. In this installment of the necromancer's adventure, Sebastian Grimm must venture into a Renaissance festival to prevent a murder.
The Rookie (A Hale Mary Mystery)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,170. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ex-snowboard champion and aspiring sports agent, Hale Seton, is as tough as they come. But when one of her prospects is found dead and her brother, Denver's golden boy quarterback, becomes the prime suspect in the murder, she discovers there are things more painful in life than broken bones and dislocated joints.
Justice Once Removed - the third Winston Crisp mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,540. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“Crossman (has) clearly mastered the crafting of page-turning stories. His skills are evident in this book.” Bangor Daily News / “Every chapter reeks of Alfred Hitchcock. Winston Crisp is an unlikely superhero in these times of brawn versus brains.” / The Midwest Book Review
August Avenging Arlene - A Xara Smith Mystery
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Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
David Brand has murdered his wife and everybody knows he did it. He has a pretty good alibi though; at the time of the murder he was with Xara Smith! Xara must find out not who done it, rather how this one suspect managed to do it while he was with her. Xara and Jill work together on this one and even Jana gets a chance to go under cover.