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Death Comes in the Morning
Series: Nathan Parker, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,390. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Nathan Parker never expected to find a body while hiking in Montana. And he certainly didn’t expect it to disappear. But those events land him in a conspiracy of greed that leads to a rising count of missing people. He is dragged to the brink of death, leaving him no option but to fight to survive.
Laundry Day (Short Mystery Story)
Price: Free! Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
A short story by mystery author Stacy Juba. When Gregg accidentally discovers his neighbor's lingerie collection drip-drying in her shower, he stares in fascination at a scene that looks like laundry day at the whorehouse. After his neighbor is found dead - strangled with her own fishnet stocking - the next victim might even be closer to home. Approximately 2900 words, plus bonus excerpts.
Recycled
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
What was Amaryllis doing at the rubbish tip in the middle of the night? And would she get away with it once her friend Christopher was on the case? This short tale of revenge, retribution and garden gnomes takes place in a small town in Scotland and is an introduction to a series of cosy mysteries by the same author.
On the Razor's Edge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,660. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Why would a wrongfully convicted person still feel guilt for something he didn't do? And to what extremes would he go to, to pay a debt he didn't owe? Find out about Mitch's hellish journey through the prison system to redemption.
Death at Lampier
Price: Free! Words: 49,840. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The four generations of women from Bear Ranch are back. Death comes visiting at a nearby ranch. Adventures continue for Summer, Marlowe, Oriole, and Chalcey.
The Man Who Never Was
Price: Free! Words: 83,820. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In 1986, Derwenthaugh Coke Works closed, and demolition began. A strange discovery halts the regeneration plans. As there is no obvious explanation as to why these artefacts are there, the police become involved. The only clue which offers any progress points to events which took place many years ago. When a young police officer thinks she has seen one of the objects before, the intrigue thickens.
Late of the Payroll
Price: Free! Words: 99,020. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
*** New version, newly proof-read *** The town of Southney is already rife with rumours of industrial unrest at its largest employer, before a man goes missing on the day he was running the firm's payroll. The search for him leads the detectives to uncover other secrets, find links to a previous missing persons case, and ultimately sees the town's worst fears realised.
The Fallen Tree
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
It began with a gesture of kindness but soon I was at odds with my creepy new neighbor. When I began to suspect him of something more sinister things got ugly.
Ultra Murder
Price: Free! Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ultra Murder is what happens when you put an old definition of mind expansion into ‎play against the security needs of a post Iraq-Afghan reality.
Murder at the Break
Price: Free! Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A professor returns to work after Christmas to find a colleague's been shot. The much-disliked colleague is soon connected to dubious goings-on with students, a mercenary, a mysterious blonde, and an odd list of books. Next someone else is killed. Two women emerge as suspects, but the prof can't figure out the book list. Then the prof is threatened and he knows he's getting close.
Blood Land: A James Pruett Mystery (Volume One)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,590. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Crime's an ugly constant in the big city. L.A. Chicago. New York. But when a savage murder brutalizes a small town and neighbor turns on neighbor, a tough-as-nails cop is essential to restoring order. Blood Land is a gritty, emotional saga set in the Wyoming badlands with both greed and vengeance at its core.
When the Dead Speak
Series: Sam Casey, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Full Moon Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
The body of a U.S. soldier reported AWOL during the Korean War is found encased in a concrete pillar. What secret did he carry to his grave and why is someone hell-bent on keeping that secret buried? Sgt Samantha Casey has an advantage over other cops. The dead speak to her, tell her secrets about their life and death. But sometimes what she learns can get her killed. First in the series.
Parallel Loop
Price: Free! Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
12 Short Stories involving beings and entities less than, more than or other than human: weird situations in which the impossible happens. Some reflect Mike's bizarre sense of humour while some leave a tingle of uncertainty - could the impossible really be true? Could parallel universes exist in the same space as this one? Suspend your disbelief and read on.
No Cause to Die For
Price: Free! Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A PI with psychological training and computer skills teams up with a police lieutenant. He employs unofficial assistants to solve what evolves from obtaining information into possible murders. Together they uncover a plot to elect a puppet President controlled by a big time power broker.
A Good Man Gone (Mercy Watts Mysteries Book One)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It’s summer in St. Louis and Mercy Watts is on vacation from her parents. The great detective and his nosy wife are on a cruise and Mercy's off the hook for doing any investigating. But when a family friend has a fatal heart attack, Dad has one of his famous feelings and orders Mercy to look into it. One death leads to another and now Mercy can’t stop. You do for family. That’s all there is to it.
A Plunder by Pilgrims
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
It starts with a knock at the door – something reclusive ex-detective Garrison Gage hates. When it's his teenage neighbor, whose girlfriend has gone missing just before Thanksgiving, Gage gets reluctantly pulled back into his old line of work - and ends up facing some fears of his own in Oregon's dark woods...Includes an extended preview of THE GRAY AND GUILTY SEA, also featuring Garrison Gage.
Barbotte
Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Montreal 1946. Jackie Robinson is playing for the Royals, the jazz clubs are hopping and the backrooms are full of people losing money at the barbotte tables. Nat Lawson is home from the war working for the phone company and moonlighting running 'silent' lines for bookies when Leah Aidelbaum asks him to play private eye.
Saints Preserve Us
Price: Free! Words: 56,650. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Where's Lorena Alger? This is what everyone in Ash Lake, Florida is asking about their most famous resident...a young girl about to be canonized as a saint, a young girl who hasn't moved from her grave in over 150 years. Now she is gone, and her grave is now occupied by the fresher corpse of the cemetery caretaker.
Red Wolf
Series: The Red Wolf Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Boone is a lone wolf and bounty hunter living day to day and paycheck to paycheck. He loves the chase. He just wants to capture his prey, the most heinous of rapists, serial killers, etc., collect the reward and be home before the next full moon. Teaming up with his biggest competition, a female bounty hunter with her own secrets, his world is turned upside down; and not always in a good way.
Now They Call Me Gunner
Price: Free! Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.82 from 11 reviews)
In the summer of '71, between high school and university, Phil takes a job as a short-order cook in his home town in upstate New York. When the waitress's ex-husband is murdered, the police suspect Randal, a Viet Nam vet who is the head cook. To help Randal prove his innocence, Phil is dragged into the world of outlaw motorcycle gangs and drug dealers.