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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”.
Fatal Fortune
Series: Lottie Baldwin Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
No one in Cheyenne, ND believes in Lottie Baldwin’s psychic abilities; especially not Harlan Erikson, Lottie’s boyfriend, and Chief Deputy in the Sheriff’s Office. When a friend’s husband disappears, Lottie can’t leave it to Harlan. Armed with her courage and her tarot cards, she tries to solve the mystery herself, regardless of who attempts to stop her: Harlan, her friend—or the criminal.
War at Home: A Smokey Dalton Novel
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,040. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The case starts out close to home: Daniel Kirkland never arrived at Yale for the spring semester. What at first seems like a missing persons case becomes something bigger, as Smokey delves into the heart of the anti-war movement. Gradually he realizes that he has stumbled into America’s second war of the decade: the war at home.
The Death of Amelia Marsh: A Sally Nimitz Mystery (Book 1)
Series: The Sally Nimitz Mystery Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 96,450. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
When Sally Nimitz discovers the body of her charming eighty-year-old neighbor she is devastated by how close violence has come to the quiet life she leads as mother, grandmother, and nurse. Sally can’t put the trauma of the murder behind her until she knows who could have done it and why. Early in her investigation, she finds there was much more to the sweet old lady than anyone ever guessed.
Thin Walls: A Smokey Dalton Novel
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,260. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Smokey Dalton and Jimmy, the young boy he protects, have settled into a new life on Chicago’s South Side. But when Smokey gets hired to investigate the death of a black man in a local park, he realizes that the murder might not be an isolated case. The case forces Smokey to dig deeper into the area's history—and secrets. Secrets so dark, they threaten his very existence.
Smoke-Filled Rooms: A Smokey Dalton Novel
Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the run after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Private Investigator Smokey Dalton has settled under an assumed name in Chicago. But history won’t leave him alone. His job in security at the Chicago Hilton places him in the center of the protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention. Worse, a killer works his South Side neighborhood. Smokey must take action, before he loses everything.
Blood Marks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
He's smart, he's attractive, and he has a special vision: whenever he sees the blood marks on a woman--marks only he can see--he knows what he must do. Kill her. Brutally. And not leave a trace of himself behind.
The Tupelo Twist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,340. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Elvis Presley's hometown, an elderly man dies under suspicious circumstances, another man is left, murdered, in a ditch and the resulting investigation and mayhem leave a third man dead. Benny Bob Brenton, PI helps the Tupelo PD solve the mystery before he gets into a life and death confrontation with a drug dealing ex-con. The motive for the murders? $20 million worth of Elvis memorabilia.
Flashdrive
Series: Dan Allex mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(4.00 from 10 reviews)
A mystery that starts in a quiet community in Lake County, Minnesota. An abandoned fishing boat with a corpse included is found half submerged in the reeds of German lake. Retired sheriff, Dave Johnson and his wife, Jan, follow clues to help the F.B.I. track a robber and murderer to an unusual end. Enjoy the humor of the Midwest while trying to solve this mystery before the characters do.
Aloha Means Goodbye: A Murder on Maui Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Edgar Allan “Poe” Rutherford has his Maui vacation interrupted by a murder investigation involving his best friend Foxx. Foxx’s girlfriend Lauren, a world-renowned artist, is brutally murdered at a crowded art show, and all the evidence points to Foxx as the guilty party. Can Poe discover the identity of the real killer and spare his friend a life behind bars?