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Glint
By Joseph Valentinetti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
KIRKUS REVIEWS: The object that drops Denver car salesman Quitman O’Neil into a world of trouble is a 1964-D Peace dollar.
One Promise Too Many
By Rick Bylina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,850. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
For his first case, Detective Roger Stark has 42 hours to find a kidnapped child, but his adversary plays by a different set of rules and continually raises the stakes until someone has to pay the price.
The Chimes of Resdorn
By DonnaLee Wheeler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dulsena Kalleni belongs to the largest merchantile house in the Algoran Federation. Dulsena has been looking for Mr Right. She finds Loren Brenev who turns out to be Mr Wrong. Nayland Brenev, the nasty villain, has two goals: gain control of the Algoran Federation and kill Dulsena. The Chimes Of Resdorn includes two books in one cover and was a 2008 New Mexico Book Awards Contest finalist.
Scars
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: 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...
The City of Lost Secrets (A Mara Beltane Mystery - Book 1)
By Katie McVay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,110. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Is the Talpiot tomb, unearthed in Jerusalem thirty years ago, really the lost tomb of Jesus? Novelist Mara Beltane hopes to prove the rumor true and turn the story into a best-selling thriller. With the handsome biblical scholar Uri Nevon at her side, she digs up shocking evidence--proof that prompts authorities to shut her up...and threatens to rock Christianity to its core.
Jack Zane: Evil at Storm Lake
By Jan Sumner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Digging up your family history can be fascinating and terrifying. From Kansas to Louisiana to Storm Lake, Iowa, Jonathan Smyth begins a search into his past only to discover it is clouded in secrecy and mystery. Although being pulled into an ever darkening hole, he must know the truth. What he finds both devastates him and changes his life forever.
Judgment Day
By Patricia Shannon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,910. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Janine Day is devastated when her fourteen-year-old daughter commits suicide after being sexually assaulted by a man she first met in a chat room on the Internet. Jan decides that the law and the courts aren’t doing enough to stop these vicious criminals from preying on gullible teenagers, so she seeks her own justice. In her own way.
Homewrecker (Espionage Thriller / Mystery / Futuristic)
By Gina Drew
Series: The Koniotis Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The sixth, and final, Cyprus-based espionage thriller novel in the Koniotis Mystery series is played out in the context of the race to either activate or destroy a weapon of mass destruction in the Middle East. UN undersecretary general for security Takis Koniotis and his estranged archaeologist wife, Caitlyn Spenser Koniotis, struggle to come back together through . . .
Broken Dreams
By Lisa Gaines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“…found a woman curled up in the overstuffed recliner parked outside my office door, I was blind sided. Not because I didn’t recognize her. Because I didn’t smell the trouble. Smelled cinnamon and spice and something I couldn’t quite identify trying to take over the stale office air, but I didn’t smell trouble.…”
Morgan's Escape
By Brad Chambers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dean Walker is hired to find a family heirloom. A small wooden box that has sentimental value to the old man who hired him. The man has a beautiful granddaughter who insists on helping with the search. Kidnapping and torture along with dark family secrets lead Dean and the granddaughter, Morgan, to the box and its hidden truth.
Stonewalled
By Todd Howard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Phillip “Stonewall” Jackson’s life has been torn apart by the death of his wife and child. Desperate to escape the pain he decides to leave town. On the road his dead wife’s GPS begins to give strange directions and he soon finds himself battling a biker gang, and trying to save the life of a teenage girl.
Mirror Image
By R.G. Crossley
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this first short novel we meet the private detectives, Razor and Edge. A murder of a new neighbour propels them into a web of lies and deception that will challenge the budding new crime solving team to the limit. Meet Razor and Edge, the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin of the 21st Century , they solve crime so you don't have to.
Lord of Redemption
By Shane Hebert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A bottle that kills. Newspaper reporter Jill Breaux knows about the bottle’s deadly past. She calls on Mike Steel, a man she hasn’t spoken to in fifteen years, to help her end the killings. It shouldn’t be that difficult — after all, it’s just a bottle…
Switch - Book One of the Janek Series
By William Bayer
Series: Janek Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detective Frank Janek immediately knows that he has entered the realm of a lethal madness. Middle-aged, divorced, a man centered solely on his work, Janek is practiced in piercing the minds of the criminals he pursues. In the absence of clues from the killer, he has only the awful symmetry of the crime to work with, only his own finely honed intuition.
Walk. Trot. Die
By Susan Kiernan-Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by San Marco Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Atlanta detective team of Burton & Kazmaroff head to the sleazy and closed equestrienne community to investigate the murder of a woman who had no lack of people who might qualify as her murderer. Set in Atlanta in the advertising and equestrienne worlds, Walk,Trot, Die gallops to the shocking ending no one sees coming!
Naming The Moon
By Joseph Valentinetti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.75 star(2.75 from 8 reviews)
Pauly Macy came to California, with Jilly, to buy a house and settled down. But settling down didn’t work for Jilly. Jilly was gone and here he was, in a California backwater,
The Baby Quilt
By Mary Jane Forbes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
MELANIE BECKETT has a fear of being abandoned—her mother was killed by a hit-and-run driver and her father disappeared the same day. She befriends a doctor, Mitch O’Reilly. She learns he carries a secret that haunts him as well. Does the baby quilt provide a vital clue in her search for her father? And will she and the doctor allow love to enter their hearts?
The Retreat
By T.K. Murphy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011 by KAI Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The continuing adventures of Bob the serial killer. A terrible accident pushes him even further away from reality and he roams the country, spilling blood. He heads back to CA and meets a strange group of people who look like they are running a retreat. Bob stays there and discovers terrible things going on there. Unable to flee, bloodshed follows. Who makes it out unscathed?
Back Seat to Justice
By Tim Baker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Florida P.I. Steve Salem is hired to tail an unfaithful husband. Things go from boring to bizarre when his mark is executed right in front of him. Finding the killer is only the beginning of the adventure.
Murders in a Small Town: A Psychological Thriller
By Rome
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It starts with one body count then another and another until Sheriff Jack Hodgson realizes that one killer could not possibly be held responsible for all murders gone afoul...there are just too many skeletons in the closet and none of them are telling a very good story.