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The First Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
The Vertigo City Resistance is pitted against the shadowy Weimar Corporation. Their stalemate is broken by the death of an infiltrator. The fiery Resistance Commander Liss Hunt and bewildered companion Philip Wiseman set off on a journey into both organisations to discover the truth behind who runs Vertigo. The First Tale is an action adventure featuring automatons, mad scientists and explosions!
Honeymoon Homicide
Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Ella is awakened in the middle of the night by her new husband. But it's not what you think – he wants her to solve a murder. At 4 a.m. Can she do it? Or will she add another homicide to her honeymoon? This is the second story in the Ella Westin Mysteries.
The Burglar Who Dropped In On Elvis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bernie Rhodenbarr, light-hearted and light-fingered bookseller, is featured in ten novels. This is one of four short stories in which he stars. He's on the job in Memphis, enlisted by a supermarket tabloid to obtain photos of Elvis's off-limits bedroom on the second floor of Graceland. A locked-room mystery with the Bernie Rhodenbarr touch...
Ian's Gang - Blood Ties
Series: Ian's Gang. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
New Ian's Gang member Emma Holmes finds her personal and professional lives colliding when her best friend is targeted by a psychopathic stalker with only one thing on his mind - revenge.
Clinic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The party on Haight-Ashbury Street in San Francisco ended two years before and now only a handful of people remain to clean up the mess. One of them, the receptionist at the Free Clinic, studies medicine with the hope of becoming a doctor, but everyone—from her professors to the staff at San Francisco General—tell her she can’t because of her gender.
Running The Train...and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,830. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet P.I. and part-time bondsman Ben Miles. He's not the best investigator, or the toughest, or even the most competent. But somehow he manages to get the job done, even when he's in way over his head. "Running The Train...and Other Stories" is an all-new collection of the Ben Miles Stories "Mob," "Old Dogs," "Fireflies," "Cul de Sac," and "Running The Train."
Ghosts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
He calls himself Ben…sometimes. Mostly he doesn’t think of his name so other people won’t either. He kills people for a living, but he has standards. He uses astrology to help him follow the right path. But when someone targets him, Ben realizes his methods might just get the astrologers who have been helping him killed.
Trace Evidence
Series: The Preston Andrews Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Press has to work this one without his partner. There's been a murder entirely too close for comfort, and the whole VA team has to come together to prove Trace's innocence. Unrequited love can be a real killer!
21 Steps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The hardest part of committing a murder is getting away with it, especially when the case is assigned to a detective who is a relentless pursuer, a half-Cajun, half-Sioux investigator at the top of his game. The body of an elderly woman is discovered stuffed into her closet in her uptown mansion. Initial investigating officers find no leads, no suspects.
The Buck
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The Buck" touches on one of our world's worst problems, human trafficking. The story has a supernatural twist to it. Two men traveling in Texas stumble onto a horrible scene. They end up fighting for their lives, and in the process unravel countless crimes that have been committed against young girls, who were victimized by brutal gangs who kidnap them and sell them into slavery, for sex.
This Rhyme Ain't No Nursery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow Xavier Powers, Police Chief, for a day as he meets many people you think you may know, but what you know may have been distorted over the years. The names have been changed to protect the guilty.
Bye Bye Baby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a seven-year-old boy disappears after school, the case is handed to Detective Frank Collins. He's been looking to lead a high-profile case for a while, and sets out determined to prove his worth. But the missing schoolboy is only a trigger for another crime. Someone is intent on exploiting the boy's grief-stricken mother. And they have plans for Frank Collins too.
Stomping Mad: A Spade Conundrum
Series: Spade/Paladin Conundrums. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a dead body turns up at the first ever Dinocon, Secret Master of Fandom and Private Detective Spade knows just who might be behind it all: Lucinda Danielle Stanhope who calls herself the Martha Stewart of Science Fiction. Now he just has to prove it. “Stomping Mad” marks the first appearance of Spade, who along with his sidekick Paladin is one of Rusch’s most popular characters.
The Witness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Chicago police detective Tom Herlihey is called to a church desecration. What should be a routine investigation takes a surprising turn, with the deeper mystery coming after the person responsible is caught.
The Fluorine Murder
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Fluorine Murder is the ninth story in the Periodic Table Mystery Series by Camille Minichino. Watch retired physicist Gloria Lamerino juggle wedding plans with solving a case of arson and murder. If you like it, you're in luck: there are 109 stories to go!
The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
“The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke” features Bernie Rhodenbarr, the lighthearted and lightfingered hero of ten mystery novels. I suppose it’s inevitable that a burglar should star in a classic locked-room mystery story. Bernie’s in another as well, “The Burglar Who Dropped In On Elvis.”
Eating It Too
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sophie pours love into her cooking. For years, she shared her gift with her husband. Now, she will infuse her baking with every feeling she possesses—one final act as payment for everything Harold plans for their future.
The Blackberry Way Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Why would Chief Inspector Robert Casey suddenly announce his retirement? He had constantly told his colleagues that too much experience was being wasted in the pursuit of budget cuts. What two events separated by almost thirty years had caused him to arrive at his decision?
Scars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Rena lost everything when her husband and son died in a fiery car accident. Now she has only her daily swim at the rec center, where she hopes no one pays attention to her horrible burn scars. But someone noticed, the same someone who murders a lifeguard while Rena does her laps. Only Rena can identify the killer, but the identification is not as easy as it seems...
A Living Nightmare
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fictional account of an actual murder and the workings around it to catch one of the killers. There is intrigue,fear and anxiety. It will suck you in and spit you out with exhaustion. I know, I was there and I was and am Mackenzie. There is insight into the actual workings around murder cases. The things people don't see on the news or in the papers.

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