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Grand Jury
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A deputy district attorney confronts a witness over her testimony in a grand jury hearing.
Watching For The Green Flash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Follow the adventures of Klark and Linda as they try to unravel the murder of Klark's boss in this tale of mystery, humor and a Key West road trip. Suspicion, deception and danger are their constant companions.
Brownie and the Dame
Series: Bubba, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Brownie Snoddy is visiting the Snoddy Mansion for Spring Break! Where Brownie goes, mayhem is sure to follow. Possibly destruction, terror, pandemonium, and anarchy might follow, too! He’s got his hands on a fedora, a stack of hardboiled mystery novels, and is ready to squirt metal at the nearest evil perpetrator.
A Crop of Lies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A compelling tale of deceit and intrigue that will mystify the reader from beginning to end.
The curse of Friday 13th
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alexa's 13th birthday is coming up but this year something unexpected is going to happen. Alexa's father had died when she was born and all she knows was that a tree had fell on he's car when he was driving. But what she doesn't know is that he was cursed and on her 13th birthday the curse is passing on to her. On her birthday she is trying everything to stop the curse. Will she survive? Or not...
Family Ghosts
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
You love or hate genealogy. Hepsie Anderson sets out to undermine her father Eb’s obsession for genealogy. Blind Eb believes his ancestors are trying to get in touch with him. Professional genealogist, Mike Johnson, wishes he wasn’t a genealogist. In Amberley 1894, Zennor Anderson has more stressful family concerns on her mind: can she find the courage to tell her husband George the truth?
Blue Rubicon (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 2)
Series: Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When an on-duty member of the Ontario Provincial Police is found dead in his cruiser of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, only Lincoln Munroe - now a patrol Sergeant - knows the truth. The officer was murdered, and all the evidence points to the suspect being another cop. Now Lincoln must attempt to unravel a web of corruption in an unsanctioned investigation that may cost him his life.
Angels Unawares
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dead men tell no tales... or do they? Grace Breeden sees dead people. But why then can't she see her late mother? "Blue guys", as Grace refers to them, roam the earth searching for their opportunity to transcend, but one particularly persistent blue guy is shadowing Grace, involving her in near misses that leads her to surmise that there's something a bit "grim" about this spectre.
Clinic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The party on Haight-Ashbury Street in San Francisco ended two years before and now only a handful of people remain to clean up the mess. One of them, the receptionist at the Free Clinic, studies medicine with the hope of becoming a doctor, but everyone—from her professors to the staff at San Francisco General—tell her she can’t because of her gender.
Family Affair: A Smokey Dalton Story
Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Smokey Dalton gets a call from an old friend to help transport a battered woman and her young daughter from Madison, Wisconsin, to a shelter in Chicago. When Smokey and Marvella Walker show up at the drop site, they learn that the woman is both white and a racist. She refuses to leave with them. And that’s only the beginning of their problems.
A Case of the Tumblebones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Helmur Half-Wit, royal fool, master spy, reluctant savior of the realm. It will take all of his wits to uncover the truth in a dangerous game where one slip could bring the whole world crashing down. Like Tumblebones. A humorous mystery novella.
Guarding Lacey: A Smokey Dalton Story
Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private detective Smokey Dalton does his best to protect his adopted family, from his 11-year-old son Jimmy to his friends, the Grimshaws. But Smokey can’t see everything. Jimmy notices that Lacey Grimshaw—“thirteen going on trouble,” Smokey says—skips school to hang out with an adult man. Jimmy doesn’t want to tattle, but he’s worried about Lacey.
Silicon Valley North
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Phil Reilly, a landscaper in rural Ottawa, discovers a corpse, he needs the help of some neighbours, a billionaire and an old hippie, both marijuana enthusiasts, as Chinese triads, police and government intelligence agencies discourage further investigation. His wife, Nora, addicted to bingo and about to retire from a longtime government job. is a witness to Phil’s stubborn inquiries.
Woman in the Window
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jaded Santa Barbara sheriff Morgan Forester and his sexy, sophisticated new partner Alyssa Blair investigate the murder of an unidentified woman whose body washes up on a popular beach.
Graveyard Plots
Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this collection of 23 short stories, Bill Pronzini, prolific, award-winning west-coast mystery writer and creator of the well-known "Nameless Detective" series, the author's style and versatility truly shine. These tales including three that feature his well-known series character, the "Nameless Detective" run the gamut from psychological suspense to satire to Western gothic.
The Nudger Dilemmas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This collection of 13 previously published stories starring Nudger, Lutz's worrywart St. Louis detective, provides an entertaining introduction to one of the genre's most distinctive private eyes. Nudger, whose ever-present antacids protect a stomach that turns at the mere hint of danger, somehow manages to do his job without resorting to fists or handguns.
Sonoma Squares Murder Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Corpses in town squares. A killer bent on terror. A reporter about to become part of the story. Wine Country becomes the backdrop for murder as young newspaper reporter Sandra Cordero gets caught up in the schemes of a serial killer. This serial, first published in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, features 16 Sonoma writers collaborating to produce one fast-paced thriller.
The Black Sapphire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Short Story Press Presents The Black Sapphire by Ruth Pettite "The Black Sapphire" was a concept that Ruth toyed with for a few years. She studied dialect to help enhance one of the main characters, "Mattie." In the story, an unsolved crime shows its ugly face when Detective Adam Reynoir starts investigating.
Cover of Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
McElroy made the dive from a point on the riverbank a thousand yards upstream from the triangulated position of the wreckage. The skin of ice sighed as he slipped under it, and the dark water closed over his head like a shroud.
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.