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The Seasons of Sam Rock
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
The Seasons of Sam Rock is a paranormal noir/horror novel with a wry sense of humor. In it, the 1940's Hollywood detective must find Summer Banning’s missing brother, solve Autumn Moran’s vicious murder and discover who's buried in an unmarked grave freshly dug in the back corner of an unkempt cemetery come winter.
Who Murdered Etienne Bastarache
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1730 Etienne Bastarache has many lifeskills for his duties as a soldier. But he had an ability to corrupt some of those who are closest to him. He is found dead of either suicide, as the priest believes, or murdered. His body has a bullet wound to the forehead, part of a rope hanging from a tree limb above him, and, a knife in his back and in his heart. New France's legal system is ill equipped.
Lamentations
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,660. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Mystic Mustangs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
At the turn of the century, generations of families become intertwined in the Louisiana bayous and the curse of the women from Delphine manor. Illicit affairs and secretive friendships, alliances that lead to mysterious disappearances, the Delphine curse follows its victims spanning oceans and time. But is it truly the curse responsible for the murders, or are darker secrets hidden in the swamps?
Dog Star Bender
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,850. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Fastidious Sirius Thorpe has been looking for his father Cygnus since he was eighteen. When his latest missing persons case starts to go in bizarre directions he realizes all is not right and soon comes to suspect he has been lured into a trap by the man he's spent half his life preparing to kill.
Backli's Ford
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the early 1700s, an A’lle generation ship crashed in the woods of Lower Canada. While many of the colonists sheltered the injured A’lle, some reacted with fear and loathing. Two centuries later, nothing much has changed. This is what Constance, first A’lle investigator for Lower Canada, must deal with when she investigates the beating death of an A’lle boy in the village of Backli's Ford.
Somewhere West Of Fiji
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,710. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Publisher's Place. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
From out of the clouds, lieutenant Bowcutt reduced power on the twin Allison's in his P-38 Lightening fighter. Lost and out of fuel in a pacific storm, his only hope was a water landing next to an uninhabited island. But was he out of the War?
An Abandoned Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.25 from 4 reviews)
A hot summer in Fife, and Charles Murray, laird of Letho, is a busy man. His servants’ wing is leaking, his minister’s manse is falling down, his houseguest is annoying and his neighbour’s niece is entrancing. When an unknown woman dies mysteriously on his land, he can hardly find time to investigate her death – until it involves the whole village, and more violence follows.
Innocent Strangers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Falsely accused of the murder of an heiress to a coal mining fortune, a father-and-daughter must fight for their lives in a vengeful town where they are strangers.
Deadly Affair: A Georgian Historical Mystery
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Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,180. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Career diplomat Alec Halsey has been elevated to a marquessate he doesn't want and Polite Society believes he doesn't deserve. When a nobody vicar drops dead in front of him at a party-political dinner Alec suspects the man was poisoned. But who would want a seemingly harmless man of God murdered, and why?
Family Affair: A Smokey Dalton Story
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Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Smokey Dalton gets a call from an old friend to help transport a battered woman and her young daughter from Madison, Wisconsin, to a shelter in Chicago. When Smokey and Marvella Walker show up at the drop site, they learn that the woman is both white and a racist. She refuses to leave with them. And that’s only the beginning of their problems.
Guarding Lacey: A Smokey Dalton Story
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Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Private detective Smokey Dalton does his best to protect his adopted family, from his 11-year-old son Jimmy to his friends, the Grimshaws. But Smokey can’t see everything. Jimmy notices that Lacey Grimshaw—“thirteen going on trouble,” Smokey says—skips school to hang out with an adult man. Jimmy doesn’t want to tattle, but he’s worried about Lacey.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
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Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
The Changling's Gift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by G. W. Thomas. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Arthur Freeborn was not like other people. He was Fey. He had mutilated himself trying to appear human but still the people of England, despite their Victorian era of trains, Science and morals, persecuted him for his gifts. That was until someone began killing women in the streets of London. Was Freeborn the spring-heeled knifeman or was he the one to catch him?
Angels of Mercy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,540. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mercy Allcutt is excited to be renting out rooms in her new home in Los Angeles, no matter how skeptical her boss, PI Ernie Templeton, is. When her housekeeper's son is arrested for murdering a Hollywood bigwig, Mercy gets Ernie to investigate. She aims to do a little snooping on her own. In the meantime, Mercy discovers there's more to being a landlady than meets the eye.
Masked Rider: Origins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(3.00 from 1 review)
Holly Westin is having a bad week. Cavalry soldiers storm into her village hunting a fugitive. A neighbor is killed, Holly's brother arrested and everyone wants to capture the mysterious Masked Rider. She’s determined to free her brother but can she do it with the captain courting her, the fugitive hiding on her land and her father drinking while the in-laws visit? 128,507 words.
A Sigh From The Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the 2nd August 1100, William Rufus-King William II of England was shot by an arrow whilst hunting in the New Forest. History states that it was a hunting accident By Walter Tirel-but was it?
The Bard's Daughter (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Prequel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Bard’s Daughter is a 22,000 word prequel novella to the Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mysteries: Gwen has spent her life traveling through Wales, following the music. When her father is accused of murdering his friend, and the lord of the castle appears uninterested in discovering the real culprit, it is up to Gwen to clear her father’s name before her father’s music is silenced … forever.
Days of Rage: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,960. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the landlord at one of Sturdy Investments’ South Side properties dies alone in his apartment, Smokey Dalton agrees to investigate. He finds old human bones in the basement, along with hints of more. As he and Laura, his girlfriend and Sturdy's CEO, dig deeper, they discover secrets that could threaten them, Sturdy, and one of Chicago’s greatest institutions. Secrets worth killing for.
Confederate Resurrection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,900. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a twenty year old plot to restart the Civil War over again resurfaces, Orvil Ketchum finds himself forced right in the middle...and on the other side.
A Girl and Her Bank: Munich Merchants
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,170. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
it is Jericho! as Gabby's office falls to the attack and she stumbles along the secret passageways. A billion dollar drug fund hangs in the balance as the enforcers of Niklatos Stathos close their iron fists on the port of Amsterdam, to take the woman hostage as her daughter Althea and Prester John from Silver Company race to save her and take back the control of the Meyerling Banks. Vol 2 of 8.