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Random Acts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,790. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When former ATF investigator Eli Hurlbert wins a $150 million lottery, he quits his job, buys a used Winnebago, and along with his Golden Retriever, Earl, heads west. On a layover in Quartzsite, Arizona, Eli discovers the body of an octogenarian snowbirder in the Cactustown Trailer Park and is drawn into an intriguing murder mystery that could change his life forever.
Expiation
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 123,930. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The year is 1971. Butler is living in Hawaii, trying to recover after his two tours of duty in Viet Nam. The knock on his door is the sister of his good friend and comrade-in-arms, who tells him that her brother has been murdered. Local law is stalled. Can Butler help? His efforts pull him back to his time in country and the terrors and horrors of his service.
Dog Helps Those
Series: Golden Retriever Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,100. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
It’s almost time for graduation, and Eastern College is in trouble. A prominent alumna is dead, and a faulty computer program is jeopardizing student records and financial aid. It’s up to Steve and Rochester to dig into the situation and retrieve the culprits!
Last Assignment
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
~Free short story from the PbRJV Gallery~ "My name is Dallas Lowe, and the life of a law enforcement officer is never easy, but it is rewarding. Then receiving our gold detective shields and working together fulfills a childhood dream for me and my best friend Brian. We live on top of the world – until the day comes all policemen dread – the day when things go wrong and someone has to die."
Butch
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,180. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Anything can happen in the weird & wonderful town of Santa Tierra, NM, in 1918, where Butch McLean protects the residents of Wayward Ranch, finds lovin’ in the arms and up the skirts of her beloved Angel, and keeps one step ahead of the possibly supernatural jaguar who may or may not be stalking her. Come hell or high water, Butch will rescue any dude or damsel in distress with humor and aplomb.
Real Dead Houswives of The Hamptons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,900. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Reality TV comes to town. Soon Lawton Close is caught up in a whirlwind of passion, naked ambition, sexual politics, champagne dreams...oh, and murder. Welcome to the Hamptons. Lawton Close and Max have to find out who is killing off the cast of Real Beautiful Women of the Hamptons.
Calculated Risk
Series: Rafe & Kama, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,280. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Self-made security professional Rafe McTavish agrees to investigate his brother-in-law's inexplicable purchase of a dilapidated deep-space mining station. When the miners turn violent, Rafe's only ally is Kama Bhatia, computer hacker and spy, at the station on a mission of her own. Now they must put aside their mutual attraction and distrust to unravel fraud, blackmail, and murder.
Suitable for Framing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,080. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Think Hitchcock on speed....Charlie Collier, a private dealer in art masterpieces, is flying to Honolulu to deliver a Raphael Madonna to a client by a deadline that, if missed, can cost him a twenty-million dollar sale. Grounded in L.A. by rainstorms, he visits an auction gallery and recognizes that masterworks due to go on the block tomorrow—are fakes. Now what?
The Singing Sleuth
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Eager to take a spectacular cruise on the Pegasus? It comes complete with tropical breezes, luscious food, exotic drinks, breath taking sunsets, and a vicious killer. Yes, I said killer!
Remodeling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Ada’s neighbor bangs on her door one morning, she assumes he’s mad at her husband, again. Rick’s sensitivity to neighborhood noise has driven them from home to home searching for an escape, for a peaceful life. But once again, her husband’s intolerance for their neighbors shatters any chance for peace. How far will he go to teach his loud neighbors a lesson? And how many lives will change?
The Father Tree
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Father Tree is a novel about a boy who wants to be a forester like his long-disappeared father. It’s not until his mentally ill mother sends him to live on his grandfather’s farm that he discovers how strange the disappearance really was. And then, when serious accidents start happening around the farm, he realizes how dangerous it might be to probe too deeply into his father’s past..
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: $2.99 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?
Sorrento Beach
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 89,590. 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.