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Safe House
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Thanksgiving is coming up fast and the snow is starting to fall, plunging Colorado into a winter wonderland. But who has time to celebrate? Certainly not battered women's counselor Kaye Berreano. With two teens, a job that tends to claim all of her attention and a new relationship with police investigator Pete Farrell, Kaye is more than a little overwhelmed.
Poisoned By Mistake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ethan meets Julianne after ten years and they are connected with an unusual event – a man is poisoned during a lunch at the restaurant. They start to investigate because someone is trying to kill Ethan, but a lot of dark secrets pop out when Julianne scratches into Ethan’s life. Fighting with her own demons from the past, will she be able to continue or will she give up?
Final Response
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,520. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 10, 2015 by Bookkus. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Polar Vortex has grown stronger with every winter, ravaging northern cities, and forcing an evacuation of a major city until springtime. Firefighter Captain Jack Sellars and his men are contracted to protect the city with one mandate: don't let the city burn down. With no power or gas, and all the citizens gone, what could possibly happen?
The Philanthropist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
There are times, as you will read in this story that ‘Demitri’, who is Theodore Thermos’ ALTER EGO, although maintaining friendly relations with him, purposely gives him advice that eventually involves him in murder.
The Old Inn at Punta de Sangre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Blood Point — there are plenty of reasons this lonely Pacific outcropping bears its name. Sara McGrath learns that sharks in the waters her daughter surfs are the least of her worries when she tries to close her first big coastal real estate deal. Desperate acts and unintended consequences zero in on Sara and her daughter as she comes face-to-face with what lurks beneath the surface.
Jack Dreary: The Man Within
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,490. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(Book 2) Being thrown off the case and under federal investigation, Detective Jack Dreary did not think his life could get any worse. If only he knew how wrong he was. Now being hunted by the very man he has been tracking, Jack has to take the law into his own hands. But, through a series of events his world is turned upside down as the truth about him, his ex-wife and his life are revealed.
Jack Dreary
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,560. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(Book 1) A killer is on the loose in Falcon City, leaving a gruesome trail of murders in his path. Top homicide detective Jack Dreary searches the killer out. However, complications arise when he stumbles across what seems to be a department conspiracy. What is worse is the blacked out memories of his past are coming back to haunt him in his dreams. Jack hunts the streets for a madman though begi
Deadly Production
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,650. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mapleton Police chief Gordon Hepler thinks his troubles with the small-town politics are behind him. But when a movie-making company sets up shop in Mapleton, it doesn't take long before things go sideways, and Gordon has a dead body to deal with. The mayor says it's not a Mapleton problem, let the movie people deal with it. Will Gordon listen to the mayor, or risk his job to find the truth?
Deadly Interest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,590. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Reeling from a public humiliation by her former lover, Alex St. James returns home to find that her elderly neighbor has been murdered. Alex also discovers that the spunky old lady had been secretly looking into her bank’s lending practices. Drawn into the murder investigation, Alex uses her connections at Midwest Focus News Magazine to help the police find the killer.
Deadly Blessings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It's not often Alex St. James has a story this tantalizing fall into her lap, only to have it snatched away again. As news researcher at Midwest Focus Television in Chicago, she'd been set to interview a young Polish immigrant woman, pregnant by a Catholic priest. When the woman is found murdered, and Alex tries to investigate, her boss abruptly reassigns her.
Half Off
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,600. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Detroit becomes the epicenter of a new-world, crime-fueled wave of anarchy, homicide detectives Drew Hoard and Ray Zybicki push their partnership down violent avenues to survive a few more days of corrupt cops, international terrorists, drug lords, and puppeteer politicians fanning the flames.
The Ninth Man (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #2)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Dick Hardesty is hired to investigate the mysterious death of a client’s lover. The police assume the death is drug related. In the course of his investigation Dick learns of eight similar deaths, all seemingly unrelated. The victims had nothing in common other than being gay, and all dying the same way.
The Butcher's Son (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #1)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Dick Hardesty, working for a public relations firm, is assigned the task of helping elect a rabidly homophobic police chief governor. Dick’s being gay himself, coupled with rumors that the chief had one of his identical twin sons murdered for being gay doesn’t make Dick’s job easier. He soon finds himself caught up in a whirlwind of politics, drag clubs, and do-good reverend’s homeless shelter.
Desperate for Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,450. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Turquoise Morning Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Just when Kelly’s life has calmed, she faces yet another of life’s puzzles. Except the pieces in this one don’t fit. First the apartment behind her house is torched, then a string of bizarre “accidents” occur to set her off-balance. Who is stalking her? Where does the disappearance of a young girl and her disreputable boyfriend fit in? And why are two men using the same name?
And Hereby Hangs a Tale of Murder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,420. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The story of one man's evil that has a horrible affect on two families. As fate would have it, in the end he pays for his greed and for the intolerable way he treats people.
The Esposito Caper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,510. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It was a simple little heist and a not so simple murder. Crime is easy. Family is what’s tough. And for Gino Esposito, family obligations could be the end of him. His grandfather wants to prove he’s the genius behind another artist’s works. All he needs is for Gino to steal a diary that’s currently in the possession of the Mafia.
Honeymoon Hotel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,520. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Determined to find out who’s behind the movement to drive local business owners off the beach, Dan Marlowe embarks on a hunt that leads him down a trail riddled with arson and violence. Just as he’s closing in on the truth a sinister figure appears. The more Dan investigates, the more he finds at stake, and every way he turns, he ends up back at the same dark, dangerous place—the Honeymoon Hotel.
Beachcomber Valentine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,660. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
From USA Today Bestselling Author Stephanie Queen Beachcomber Valentine - a Beachcomber Investigations Novella Ex military special ops legend Dane Blaise and ex Scotland Yard investigator, the gorgeous Shana George team up to find the long lost love of a mystery client. No more difficult than flirting with the dangers of romance and Cupid... But of course there's more to this easy-money case..
Murder in St. Luietz (Guns - Stilettos & Money)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Even a conman, with a built in disguise, higher than average intelligence, and training by one of the Cold War’s best operatives, has their bad days. Especially when fate, rears its ugly head at almost every turn.
An Eye for An Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
While hiking a deserted highway late one night, Captain Jake Black, ex-army officer, witnesses a car pull to the side of the road and dump a large wrapped bundle. The car sped away and Jake moved in to investigate. Hearing sounds from the bundle, Jake’s first thought was that someone had dumped an injured dog. He carefully removes the wrapping to find a badly beaten woman.