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Fevered
Series: Tango Key Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,910. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On this February morning it looks like winter is about to heat up on Tango Key. Sometime in the night, Judge Henry Michael, his wife, and two small sons were murdered. Butchered. The quiet little Florida island is reeling in horror. But clues are scarce. And the only thing for certain is that whoever did it - enjoyed it.
Parking Space Vigilantes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Stacy calls herself a Parking Space Vigilante. As a member of the city’s program to ticket able-bodied drivers who park in handicapped spaces, Stacy believes she’s protecting her small corner of the world from the insensitive, the stupid, and the just plain ignorant. But she’s acquired a nemesis. Stacy will stop him…if he doesn’t stop her first.
The Day Job
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,920. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Politics is always dirty. Sometimes dirtier than other times. And, once in a while politics can get deadly. Franc Donahue gets a case shoved his way. He doesn’t really have much choice. It pays the bills. It stinks but a fellow has got to eat and buy bullets.
L’affaire Marc
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
GENRE. Thriller WHO. Patrick: Cool Blue’s owner Michael: Cool Blue’s builder and handyman. Karen: Cool Blue’s poker game dealer. Duong: Cool Blue’s electronics guru Mark: a bookmaker, Luke's partner WHAT. Luke's body is identified by his partner Mark; Mark feels impelled towards revenge; calls the Mano brothers back to St.Mararten. WHERE: Saba: a volcanic island in the Netherlands Antilles. St.
The Puppy Investigators and The Case of the Cricketing Catastrophe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Eliza Macintosh-Huffleboots and her noble dog, the Captain, are both terribly pleased that the weather is looking up and the annual local cricket match is about to take place. However, when some very unsporting behaviour is uncovered and the Gardeners Eleven, the Captain's favourite team, appears to have been sabotaged, only the skills of Eliza and the Captain can give them a fighting chance.
The Puppy Investigators and The Case of the Dragon's Breath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,800. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the depths of the colder months of the year, the Captain is finding being stuck indoors a bit dull for his active doggy mind. Luckily, his co-investigator, the lovely Ms. Eliza Macintosh-Huffleboots, has a case to break him out of his sulk. The keen-minded pair are urgently summoned to Quellworth Manor, where one of the residents is attempting to do away with the fierce matriarch of the family,
The Puppy Investigators and The Case of The Lost Lass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Minnie Russell finds that she has a desperate problem on her hands, she turns to the best private investigators in the land, Ms. Eliza Macintosh-Huffleboots and her furry canine companion, the Captain. With hard work, dedication, well-ordered thinking, as well as several cups of tea, there is no mystery that the young lady and her small compatriot cannot solve.
McKain's Dilemma
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,890. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Carlton Runnells is gay and has profited mightily from a marriage of convenience... he's become one of the richest men in his rural Pennsylvania area. Now his lover has disappeared and Runnells is afraid that something might have happened to him. McKain has dealt with domestic cases before; the sexes may be different, but the procedures remain the same. Until the lover turns up dead...
The Dragon Cycle
Price: Free! Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
An event happens on January 22 that changes the course of history forever. Two towns are destroyed, and there is one survivor, Pollock Drake, a 15 year old. He is taken into custody as a suspected terrorist. Another attack occurs during the interrogation. Drake escapes and fights to survive against a country that is after him while trying to kill what destroyed his home.
Angel Eyes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
(reedited 11/14/'13) Larger-than-life PI Jack Slamm works in the dark places of a crumbling, U. S. city as he struggles to solve a pair of bizarre mysteries involving a cast of bizarre characters.
The Divine Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,120. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Following a military base burglary in the peaceful city of Orwell, Illinois, the entire community is plunged into disarray and twelve people from different backgrounds are set on a deadly collision course that happens to coincide with a treasure of power and majesty beyond all their imaginations. Twisting, turning, and brutally suspenseful, The Divine Beauty is the first novel by Evan Stalter.
Now He Thinks He's Dead - A Ben Spanner & H. J. Mavity Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
H. J. Mavity still wants to get rich quick; her ex-husband, Ben Spanner, still wants to keep her out of trouble; and her chief client, Lloyd Dobkin, thinks someone is trying to kill him. He's right-H.J.'s in trouble, and Ben has his hands full as Dobkin's murderer decides that the lovely artist knows the secret of the girl with the butterfly on her arm...
Even the Butler Was Poor - A Ben Spanner & H. J. Mavity Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,520. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
H. J. Mavity, painter of paperback romance covers, has a perplexing riddle to solve when her ex-boyfriend, Rick Dell, collapses at her feet after telling her that the words "ninety-nine clop clop" hold the clue to a lot of money. First she has to enlist the air of her ex-husband, Ben Spanner.
Killer Advice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,180. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The spaceship arrives at Vaadum Resort and Casino on fire, with some passengers already dead. Vaadum, the kind of place vacationers go by accident, has room for the survivors. Only someone has started picking them off too. Can they catch the killer before he kills them all? Killer Advice chronicles an adventure in the life of Misha, the hero of a novel Rusch wrote under the pen name Kris DeLake.
The Bangka Inquiry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,330. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The story takes place in the early nineteen-nineties on a small island in the Indonesian Archipelago and includes scenes that describe the place, the people, the customs and the difficulties doing business in a third world country. The story is peppered with colorful people from Indonesia and Australia, giving the reader insight into their customs and behavior for dealing with every day events.
The Eyes of a Stranger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,640. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Has Diane Hansen just interviewed the man who’s going to kill her? After putting her life back together following a tragedy, Diane has found a new love and a teenage “little sister,” Lara Ryan. Then, a story she writes on a pop psychic who once led police to the body of a murdered teen takes on chilling implications when a second girl is murdered and—so says the psychic—another is yet to come...
Danger Music
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Freelance writer Kenny Rubin has no intention of reawakening a killer when she sets out to solve the strangulation death five years earlier of an aspiring actress. Her magazine assignment: to find the name of the killer before the airing of a TV movie about the murder. But many of the people making the film knew the victim, and, as Kenny begins interviewing them, people around her start dying.
Brainwend Kill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,340. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012 by Knightime Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
How heavy the dead burdens of the past weigh on the living! "This is a great criminal mystery with twists and turns that keep the reader in suspense up to the very end." Annette Sandberg, former Chief, Washington Stat
G'Day USA
Series: The Ellie Bourke Stories, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,650. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Australian actress Ellie Bourke's latest movie promises to be a blockbuster and the Hollywood A-list are clamoring for her services. Then an old enemy is found dead, evidence strongly implicates her in his death and she’s on the run from the killer who tells her she’s next. Ellie's life is turned upside down and she needs to depend on the odds and ends of Venice Beach to evade the killer.
iBrain Hack
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In 2093, Apple invents the innovative iBrain. Droyd, Apple's main rival company does not have a similar product. They hire iHack, the world's most notorious hacker to hack the iBrain. What they do not know is that iHack is simply a sixteen year old boy. After accepting Droyd's offer, Sam AKA iHack, has to deal with something much more difficult than hacking... something called being a teenager