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Black Dog
By Stephen Booth
Series: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,520. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A long, hot summer in England's Peak District comes to an end when the body of missing teenager Laura Vernon is found. For young police detective DC Ben Cooper, the work has just begun. His community is hiding a girl's killer, and a past as dark as the Derbyshire night. "Dark, intense and utterly compelling", Black Dog is a winner of the Barry Award for Best British Crime Novel of the Year.
Death of a Lover
By Sharon Rowse
Series: The Barbara O'Grady Mysteries, 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,750. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Three Cedars Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Kathleen Marshal hires failed-artist turned PI Barbara O’Grady to clear her name, forcing Barbara to sort out truth from fantasy in Kathleen’s life. And to face some life-changing decisions of her own. Then the killer strikes again, and nothing will ever be the same, for any of them.
The Hyte Maneuver
By David Wind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Trans Air Flight from Tangier to New York is Hijacked, The first class passengers find themselves in particular peril, for when the plane lands in New York, the coach passengers are released and they must face the fanaticism of the terrorists. Yet, when rescue does come, engineered by hostage negotiator Ray Hyte the passengers are freed, the hijackers killed and the trauma is over……Or is it?
Nothing Done in Secret
By Scott Edwards
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
An overbearing realtor is dead at the church she planned to convert to condominiums. A man in a ski mask attacks a young woman revealing a pattern of unsolved crimes going back three decades. Captain Alexander Moffat must conduct two very different investigations. Nothing Done in Secret is a British-style mystery set in the small towns and vineyards of California’s picturesque Gold Country.
Sins of the Mother
By Ellis Hoff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Maryanne Levine, fresh out of the law enforcement academy, thought that simple little Lourie County would be the place to hone her skills and get a fresh start. But the backwater berg, she soon learns, is holding onto secrets that could cost her as much as she’s willing to give. Maybe more. Her secrets were safe. Buried. Until they weren’t. Just about the time all hell broke loose.
Pilot Error
By Tosh McIntosh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,240. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Pilot Error is the story of a tenacious aviation accident investigator/pilot who risks everything to follow a trail of conspiracy and murder from a crash site in the mountains of Colorado all the way into the Oval Office. The author's four decades in aviation and extensive knowledge of crash investigation infuse this novel with in-depth technical detail and vivid accuracy of personal experience.
Held for Ransom
By Russell Atkinson
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 143,310. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The President of Claritiva Software is kidnapped. FBI Agent Cliff Knowles is the first to respond when the crime is reported. But the report is suspicious in many ways and the front office is skeptical the kidnapping is real. Knowles must fight his own bureaucracy while trying to rescue the victim and catch the kidnappers. The author draws heavily on his 25-year FBI career in this thrilling novel.
Deadly Stillwater
By Roger Stelljes
Price: Free! Words: 107,800. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
0.75 star(4.67 from 9 reviews)
NYT & USA Today bestselling author, Roger Stelljes delivers an action packed, pulse pounding thriller that is the 2nd book in the McRyan Mystery Series. An abduction is just the beginning in a case of betrayal and revenge that will ultimately strike at the soul of the St. Paul Police Department. Also available: FIRST DEADLY CONSPIRACY - 3 book box set and Newest Release - ELECTING TO MURDER.
State's Evidence: A Beverly Mendoza Legal Thriller
By R. Barri Flowers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,190. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Assistant DA Beverly Mendoza seems to have an open and shut case in prosecuting Rafael Santiago for the murder of a judge and the sexual assault of his wife in Eagles Landing, California. But her case against the suspect is put in jeopardy when career criminal Manuel Gonzalez also confesses to killing the judge. Is it a case of mistaken identity or are two violent men trying to beat the system?
Paloma: A Retrieval Artist Novel
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 5. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,480. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Rusch does a superb job of making the Retrieval Artist books work as fully satisfying standalone mysteries and as installments in a gripping saga full of love, loss, grief, hope, adventure, and discovery. It is also some of the best science fiction ever written.” New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card
Days of Atonement
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,970. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Loren Hawn is a traditional Western peace officer walking the streets of 21st Century New Mexico, and seemingly unaware that times have changed. And when a dying man named Randal falls out of a bullet-riddled car and dies in Loren’s arm, Loren finds he isn’t the only man living in the wrong time--- because he remembers pulling Randal’s dead body out of a wrecked car twenty years before.
Wall of Brass
By Robert Daley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,170. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The body lay in the rain on a Manhattan street, the face in the gutter. Since no one went near it, Chief of Detectives Bert Farber knew it must be someone important. But he didn’t know it was the man who had stolen his girl and risen to power on a wave of self-promotion. The mayor has given Farber ten days to solve the crime, and already the top brass have begun blocking the
A Faint Cold Fear
By Robert Daley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 156,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A demoted New York cop exiled to Columbia as 'Liaison.' An ambitious young reporter begging her editors to send her there. Too dangerous, she is told, too dangerous even for a man. The narcotics traffickers are richer, better armed and more violent than any terrorist group anywhere, but she fights and gets the assignment. The cop and the reporter meet, begin to help each other, and soon--
An Unsafe Pair of Hands
By Chris Dolley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,290. Language: British English. Published: June 28, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Quirky murder mystery set in rural England. Peter Shand is a high-flying police administrator sent to a quiet rural CID team. On his second day he’s thrust into a high-profile murder case. A body is discovered in an old stone circle – with another woman buried alive beneath her. The pressure on Shand is enormous. The case is baffling. And then another murder occurs, and had there been a third?
LD-50
By James Swan
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 108,040. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Calling on a creative blend of ancient wisdom and modern science,US Fish and Wildlife Service Special Agent Moses Molson and some unusual allies are investigating a mysterious swarm of predator animal deaths in the vicinity of Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes when the clues lead to a multi-species serial killer, who turns the investigators into prey, until bigfoot and the hawk spirit get involved
Beverly Hills White
By Olin Thompson
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 122,660. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Sam Warren. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When the doctor died, he held the secret to all the things his friends had done. He wanted, clearly, to make a better life for himself, but in the end, it all came to a bloody end in the middle of his office. The wife, almost helplessly and hopelessly inept, had to struggle through the death, the burial, and the life without his guidance to help her.
1G - 6T Part-1
By James Phillips
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 167,580. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A young man from the projects (poor) housing estate; is selected to join the air force as a jet pilot. However due to defence budget cuts and reduction in pilots training, he is transferred to the Police. He works hard and maintains his integrity in this endemic corrupt organisation; and goes from a basic rookie to the Chief of Police, with his "projects princess" as the love of his life.
Undercover
By Rodney Mountain
Series: The Immortal Universe, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 159,920. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Mike Miller had little to live for. A veteran cop, he has taken a job that could very well be his last. His mission, to infiltrate and gather information on the preeminent crime syndicate that had plagued their city for decades. It is a deep cover mission, meaning that Miller will be undercover 24 hours a day until he comes in from the cold.
Shooting Crows At Dawn
By David Grace
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 128,130. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Election day is near and Sheriff Jubal Dark's failure to solve a two-year-old murder is likely to cost him his job. Now, three escaped killers racing for the border murder a local family. Dark no longer has any time to worry about the election. He's willing to trade his star, and even his life, if that's what it will take to bring these murderers to Texas Justice.
Consequences: A Retrieval Artist Novel
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Mixing interstellar politics and police procedural, Rusch turns out a satisfying SF mystery. Flint’s internal conflicts are deftly portrayed, and the gritty realism of the murder investigation meshes well with the alien setting. This [third] entry in the Retrieval Artist series should please SF and mystery fans alike, and can be read independently. RT Book Reviews