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Blood on the Potomac
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,590. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Washington, D.C. is the murder capital of the United States and D.C. Metro Homicide is one of the busiest departments in the country. When a socialite friend of the First Lady is brutally murdered, the detective team of Steve Ciminelli and Linda Hannigan are ordered to solve the case—without stepping on any powerful toes—easier said than done.
The Family Is Made : Part 1 (Thuggin In Miami)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
The bloodshed, and bodies through the inner streets of Miami are the only remnants of this ghost crew; leaving detectives within all agencies baffled and astonished with the gruesomeness of the local murders. While hot on the trail, of what seems to be a small-time local drug dealer, the Drug Enforcement Agency investigates the street dealer named Richard Gary.
Fairytale Confidential
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Andy Clarke is a kid from the wrong side of town. Except this town is where they used to make folktales. After years of decline they're finally making a new one and Andy gets his big break. Then an actor is murdered. Unwittingly Andy and his friend Beau are drawn into the corrupt underbelly of the folktale world. Everybody has something to hide and it leads all the way to the top.
Dear Alessandra............
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
this is a story of deception. an old man receives an unsolicited email from a young woman in italy looking for friendship. he recognizes it as being a scam but replies to her to see what would happen. however a friendship of sorts develops after her requests for money are refused. unexpectedly he comes into some money and goes to italy and they meet. however there are surprises for both of them.
The Redbird Factor
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When New York City Transit security officer Alan Corrtoli suddenly discovers a long-reefed R36 car back in Corona Yard, he suspects the most unusual. But a series of mysterious happenings prove that he is not only right. What is going on, and why?
Masquerade at One Thousand Feet (A Gray Ghost Mystery (Short Story))
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Seven Realms Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A zeppelin. An art thief. A murder on a trans-Atlantic flight. A murder committed on a trans-Atlantic Zeppelin flight is linked to an infamous art thief. The flight's security officer calls for art acquisitions facilitator Tobias Cooper to use his skills of observation and detection to delve into the dark secrets of other passengers to crack the case. [NOTE: This is a short story]
Sorrento Beach
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Santa Monica 1977. Paul Townsend is living an idyllic life on the sun drenched sands that meet the blue Pacific. But Paul’s life is about to be turned upside down. A large man in a suit and tie walks toward the volleyball courts of Sorrento Beach. Jack Rosen, a fellow player, leaves with a stranger and does not return. Will Paul be able to unravel the mystery ... before it’s too late for Jack?
The Disappearance of Douglas White: A Sally Nimitz Mystery (Book 2)
Series: The Sally Nimitz Mystery Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,910. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Detective David White needs Sally's help to find his missing brother. Has Douglas White disappeared deliberately? Or is skullduggery afoot? Her friends—and fellow amateur sleuths—George Thomas and Anne Carey, are only too happy to join in the investigation, and soon they find themselves far from home in a very precarious situation.    
Agent Romanov
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Short Story Press Presents Agent Romanov by Natashiah Jansen After being sent to the USA by a refugee agency, she drifted from one foster home to another for some time. In her pursuit to find the sense of family she is recruited by the Russian mob, where she meets up with an old friend.
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.
Forensics 102 : Another Friendly Primer for Writers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Gathered from years of posts about Forensics, aimed at educating writers and laymen on a variety of subjects, this second volume in Robert Jone's series continues where Forensics 101, A Friendly Primer for Writers, left off, with more articles on a wide variety of subjects. An invaluable tool, and very interesting book.
Kill or not to Kill
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
To escape his boring job Chris Fawcett decides to become a private detective. This leads him into helping secretly remove gold bullion from England to an uninhabited island. He is given a new identity and discovers that he has a half-brother. Together they try and resolve the mystery surrounding the gold. Chris’s search for the truth results in their battling life threatening situations.
Hobo Justice
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by CyPress Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Grief-stricken following his wife’s death, former cop and ex-railroad detective Benjamin Reed runs away from the tragedy and becomes a hobo. He drifts around the country until he encounters a dead teenager hanging upside down in a massive tree. He interrupts his life as a railroad bum long enough to help the local county sheriff bring the killers to justice and finds a new love along the way.
Digital Detective (Whispering Pines Book 8)
Series: Whispering Pines, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Private Investigator's best friend dies of cancer but not before his memory and personality are transferred into a mainframe computer system of his own design. Along with the prime characters of the Whispering Pines Suspense Series, watch a murder investigation take place in a manner you never envisioned.
The Ivanov Diamond
Series: The Malykant Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,550. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Konrad Savast is Death’s most trusted servant, charged with finding and punishing the vilest of killers. When three people turn up dead, their immortal souls missing, Konrad’s got a strange case on his hands. And it’s clear that it’s got something to do with the theft of a great and valuable diamond from one of Ekamet’s wealthiest citizens…
Nikolai Returns
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,050. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In 1920, a glittering Russian Orthodox monastery is dynamited by the Bolsheviks into piles of rubble. Years later, Nikolai Razkazov—Kolya—grows up in the shadow of the ruins. A veteran of the Soviet war in Afghanistan and the deadly Russian arms trade, Kolya learns that he and the old monastery share a special connection and that his life has a purpose, a dangerous purpose.
Days of Rage: A Smokey Dalton Novel
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,960. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the landlord at one of Sturdy Investments’ South Side properties dies alone in his apartment, Smokey Dalton agrees to investigate. He finds old human bones in the basement, along with hints of more. As he and Laura, his girlfriend and Sturdy's CEO, dig deeper, they discover secrets that could threaten them, Sturdy, and one of Chicago’s greatest institutions. Secrets worth killing for.
Charlie MacCready Sirens In The Night
Series: Charlie MacCready, Year 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,370. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As Charlie's third summer at Saint Michael's Abbey and Home for Boys begins there is another mystery brewing in the air. Where there's smoke... Can Saint Michael's Abbey escape its past? Or will they be doomed to repeat it? Join Charlie and his friend Howard as they set out to silence the Sirens In The Night.
The Map Quilt
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Just how high a price does a family secret command? Death in rural Wisconsin is only the beginning to new chaos in Robertsville. What do a stolen piece of revolutionary agricultural equipment, a long-buried skeleton in the yard, and an old quilt with secrets have in common?
Search The Ethernet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Short Story Press Presents Search The Ethernet by Ona Jo-Ellan Bass "Search the Ethernet" is set in a quiet neighborhood in Central City, in Some State, in the US. The characters include a single mom, her children and dog, and a gaming group who are meeting for an evening of fun, as well as a lot of people who know how to say, “I don’t think I can help you”.