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Frankenstein.com
Series: Fog on the Tyne. Price: Free! Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Frankenstein.com is the sequel to Resident Fear. Two years on from arresting the serial killer involved, a new challenge faces D.C.I. Renton. The story is once again set in the Northeast of England, but this case appears to be more complicated than expected, compared with the stepwise murders of a serial killer. Several victims have apparently been simultaneously selected for a common purpose.
The Wreck Of The Margherita
Series: Danny Lancaster. Price: Free! Words: 128,030. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private detective Danny Lancaster finds more then he bargained for among the shipwrecked cargo containers on a Sussex beach. The discovery draws Afghanistan veteran Danny into a web of gangsters, dodgy politicians and murder.
Duet
Series: Alternate, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 183,190. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
To keep her close, he allowed her in the team as a clerk, but only until he could suspend her or even better, have her quit. That was forgetting how stubborn she was, and now his precinct was turning into a zoo. All she wanted was a regular job, a cold case to research and a casual affair. All the Big guy wanted was for her to spend her days writing at the damn library and her nights at his place!
Fire Games
Series: kendal chronicles, crime. Price: Free! Words: 90,700. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Detective Alan Kendal, Melbourne homicide is trying to catch Patrick. Each month he burns a house to the ground. When Patrick warns Kendal his time is running out. When his wife and daughters are kidnapped, things get personal. Why the vendetta against him? Kendal’s only clue, the fight he had with his father. The clock is ticking. Can Kendal win fire games?
Theft of Love
Series: Romantic Suspense, Book 1 ยท Romantic Suspense. Price: Free! Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Linda's new boyfriend Pete enjoyed looking at stately homes. She was horrified, when they went to The Old Grange, where a big reenactment weekend was taking place, to find he was planning to steal some of the antiques and expected her to help him. Furiously angry, she found help from a knight in armour, and together they determined to foil the crooks. Previously Her Stolen Heart by Bridget Thorn.
Chatterton Place: The Inheritance
Series: Chatterton Place, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,450. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
After purchasing a set of china that matched her Grandmothers, Emma Chase finds her world turned up-side down, by an inheritance no one knew about. The Chatterton Estate was all she had ever hoped for. BUT AT WHAT COST? Even when the living go to bed, she’s left to struggle with ghost’s and visions. perhaps she even slips in to the past.
Freak City
Series: Dragon City, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,620. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.25 from 12 reviews)
It’s hard to control your destiny while you’re waiting for the bus. The trouble for Argus Kirkham began when a stranger pushed his way through a crowd at a bus stop and pressed a package into his hands. Inside the package were various random items. As Argus and his friends unravel the clues, very strange things occur in this story of mystery and ghosts. Book Two of the Dragon City series.
Leashed
Series: Going to the Dogs, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jack has some ‘splainin’ to do! That's right! Callie Lassiter's normally well-behaved Great Dane Jack has run off and done the wild thing with the neighbor's dog. It must be puppy love! It's doubly embarrassing since she's a professional dog trainer. Of course, the neighbor would have to be hot, hot nightclub owner bad boy Owen McKay, just the kind of man Callie is determined to avoid.
Pray for Rain
Series: Adventures in Space. Price: Free! Words: 62,980. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
NaNoWriMo 2015 book. Last updated 2015-11-29 06:21:24
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PART ONE: The Casinos of Haffir (3rd Edit) Ben Grant is hired to find a kidnapped girl. Along with his small team he follows them to the city-continent of Haffir and to one of it's many casinos. But he won't stop there, he can't ignore those behind the trafficking of people and sets his sights on taking down the dreaded Desard Crime Family.
Dead Down East
Series: Jesse Thorpe Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 90,290. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Dead Down East, a fictional murder mystery, is both detective noir and smart screwball comedy rolled into one. Jesse Thorpe, a young private investigator, receives a mysterious phone call from a former client, Cynthia Dumais. She begs to be rescued from an island south of Brunswick, Maine, within a mile of where William Lavoilette, the governor of Maine, was assassinated the night before.
Murder in the Fabric
Series: George Kostas, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 43,150. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
George was dwarfed by the wall sized display with surveillance and analysis from all over Melbourne. A self driving car, a murder so sophisticated that even with all this it might have escaped notice. An employee of a Chinese security company. Surprisingly uncooperative. What did it have to do with the return of Mia, a mysterious hacker? It certainly was a city with murderous secrets.
Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital Nightmare Of The Dark Shadows
Series: Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 115,340. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mia always feared Jonathan’s return knowing that he would endure any torture to return the agonizing existence that her choices thrust upon him when he was returned to hell without giving the devil his due. Little does Mia know that fighting to save her children will unearth a secret sacrifice that will have her running away from her soul mate and into the arms of her most feared enemy.
Under Suspicion - The Legend of D.B. Cooper
Series: The Legend of D.B. Cooper, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 151,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Two men on the same side of the law-with two different objectives. While investigating the same case, the situation turns deadly. Jim Harper is a small town sheriff determined to protect his community. Alan Bradley is a hard driving, big city Special Agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency. The two clash during an investigation involving the legendary D.B. Cooper. Who will find the truth first?
Bruce Howard - Gentleman with Brass Knuckles
Series: Bruce Howard P.I. - a noir series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 44,740. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
FREE FOR HALLOWEEN! ENDS OCTOBER 31! ENTER PROMO CODE: JN74C WARNING: Violence and sexual content. Volume 2 - Gentleman with a Loaded Gun - now available What's better than violence . . . sex. The charmingly arrogant (or chauvinistic) and rough-around-the-edges private investigator, Bruce Howard, has seen his share of thongs and danger and is more than hap
John: The Senior Killer
Series: Brad Pratt and the Batt Team, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 74,930. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(2.75 from 4 reviews)
A serial killer is murdering senior citizens. No one can stop him. Not the local authorities or the FBI. A special team working as a covert force directly for the President of the United States is called upon to stop this killer. Brad Pratt and his team are led on a merry chase with the killer leaving tauting clues. A unique ending awaits the reader.
Blind Justice
Series: Max Gwyther Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Blind Justice by Mansel Jones, A Max Gwyther Mystery. Book One in the Max Gwyther Mystery Series.
It's in the Blood
Series: It's in the Blood, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sheriff Cameron Grant and Deputy Bert Dempsey of Chance, Oregon are caught up in the gruesome murder of 2 and a half young people. Is there a witch loose in their little sea side town? Intrigue, romance and humor spur the police force on. 'It's in the blood' is fraught with danger, disaster and disbelief. Even with the help of Portland Police Bureau's finest, the end isn't guaranteed.
One Touch of Espionage
Series: Touch Touchstone. Price: Free! Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A peace-tine Army Intelligence Agent assigned to NATO goes on vacation and ends up as bait in a game to identify a double agent in their midst.
Shake, Rattle & Stomp: A Tiffany Waters Paranormal Mystery Novella
Series: Tiffany Waters Paranormal Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 20,360. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Unconvinced that a crushed car is an accident, patrol office Tiffany Waters find herself rescuing a known gambler from a hulking shadow bent on destruction. When her visit to persuade him to cooperate ends in the man’s death by a monster, Tiffany races to find answers while the beast turns its attentions to its new target: Tiffany! “Shake, Rattle & Stomp” is 19,900 words.
Fool's Gold
Series: Sam Harris. Price: Free! Words: 78,710. Language: British English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
Indiana Jones wannabe finds adventure a little tougher than she expected. If you like gutsy heroines, exotic locations, and complex characters, then you'll love PJ Skinner's thrilling novel.