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Hang On
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,720. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hang On
Degree of Difficulty
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
From Philadelphia to Acapulco to Eastern Shore – follow the money as unsuspecting, nice guy Ian Connors puzzles over life's choices while diving off the cliffs at La Quebrada. The plot twists and turns like the Mexican cliff roads while you meet a sweet kid named Manuel who tries to help our unwitting hero. Ian may appear in future novels, perhaps a movie.
Other Women
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"He never read anything except the financial pages, pornographic magazines and the lessons in church on Sunday," Grover's widow remarked, summing up the character of the man who had recently fallen to his death from the mountain fortress of Sigiria on to the spiky rocks below. Or was he pushed? Nobody with him had reason to regret the sudden death of a man who had dominated their lives.
Fatal Catch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's 1963, and Chief Riley Bennett knocks on Dody Canfield's door informing her that her husband died instantly when his car struck a telephone pole. Not wanting to raise her three children alone, it isn't long before she brings home Frank Billings; and he's moving in. Mama sends thirteen-year-old Missy to take her little brother, Billie, fishing so she can have some alone time with Uncle Frank.
The Diablo Ouija
Series: The Haward Mysteries, 0.1. Price: Free! Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011 by Wittegen Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Theo and Remy Haward are drawn into a ghostly murder investigation on Hallowe'en when The Diablo Ouija, a dangerous magical item, is stolen from the SeCT evidence store. Theo turns to his old mentor, retired DCI Swanson, for more information about the one-time tool of serial killer, Raymond Holiday, and discovers Swanson has been keeping a secret about the deadly spirit board.
The Formula "The Bio-Med Story"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,360. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A tightly woven thriller about greed, corruption and seduction to the dark side, surrounded by cover ups, murders and blackmail, when two brothers steal a U.S. government bacterial agent and convert it into a diet formula, making them and their politician co-conspirator filthy rich, while putting the world in danger of widespread bacterial contamination.
Eagles Fly Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
One little bird. That's all it took to put an entire town on edge. When Langley Calhoun, the Chief of Police of Fenton, New Hampshire, decides that it's more important to find out who committed a senseless crime than it is to protect the rich and powerful - and even members of his own family - then things get tense in peaceful little Fenton.
Murder in Parksville: Confusion in Tofino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,910. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murder in Parksville is a classic mystery. In Tofino, only hours after having supper with her `new’ fiancé and her parents in Parksville, Leann is woken by police. She returns to Parksville to identify her parents, the apparent victims of a fatal car crash. Appearances aren’t everything. After surprising twists and turns local detectives unmask her parents’ murderer.
Say You'll Haunt Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
On a snowy night, an FBI Agent sees a woman on the railing of a bridge. Trying to talk her down, she leaps into the icy waters. He dives in and saves her. Later, while confined to a mental institution he kidnaps her for own her protection and breaks all the rules, setting off an unanticipated chain of events. As he searches for answers he finds people are willing to kill to keep them unanswered.
Backlash
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
An enemy bent on revenge seeks vengeance on those that in his warped mind, have done him wrong,in this case the Toths and their spy friends. He will use anyone even the innocent, to achieve his goal as he follows our group of operatives from Europe to Calgary, where our intrepid group seeks refuge in a rural fortress and witness his hellish retribution.
Tales of Twisted Crime
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Five diverse stories of crime and punishment. A man on a road trip faces a mysterious killer, two oddball detectives meet the parrot of doom, in the not too distant future a group of thieves plan the perfect crime, an unlikely friendship leads to murder, and a serial killer takes an apprentice. No matter bent, broken or twisted, crime does not pay.
Tahoe Hijack
Series: Owen McKenna Mystery Thriller, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tahoe Detective Owen McKenna tries to save a woman who is being pursued by a murderous militia group.
Restitution
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Hassan Sharif was brought up for one purpose. To kill. His father has a plan that has become an obsession, but then Hassan is arrested. His father does not hesitate. He orders the execution of his only son before he can speak. CIA veteran Max Brown knows Sharif will never give up so how to stop him? He can think of only one answer. Someone has to get close and he knows just the person.
Seesaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Celine is fifteen, the sole survivor of a series of family tragedies – and on trial for murder. Frantic with stress, she believes she is in communication with her dead identical twin sister. But Celine is not always truthful, and her life is seldom as her school friends see it. Does Celine have a future, a chance to blossom and grow? Or is she destined for jail?
The Pelican Code
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,600. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A modern thriller about Shakespeare not writing his own works. Passions run high in the authorship debate,but no proof has ever been found....until now. In Padova,Northern Italy,coded material is found which if decoded & released would prove Shakespeare was a fraud. Competing interests come together in a David & Goliath battle between passion & greed – the passion to prove & the need to protect.
The Santa Murders: A Christmas Horror Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Startled by corpses under the tree, Santa turns to Mrs. Claus to solve the mystery and save Christmas. Mrs. Claus soon realizes the strangeness of the killings as her own past catches up with her and she must face the consequences of her actions. Actions she took without Santa’s knowledge. Can she stop the killings and save herself and Santa? "The Santa Murders" is a short story.
Caribbean Ghost, Genetic Memory Comes Alive
Series: Adventure Stories, Almost True. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
He always knew that his ancestor was a brutal pirate back in the 1600s. As a kid he use to daydream about him. He always played the part of a pirate in all the games. When his new girlfriend suggested that they take a vacation in the Caribbean he was anxious to go. He was especially motivated during the last few weeks because he could not get his old pirate ancestor out of his mind.
The Reluctant Santa Claus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Christmas novel for adults set in a department store where actor Byron Nichols takes on his most challenging role to date – Santa Claus – and becomes involved in the personal lives of a host of larger than life characters sharing their pleasures and their problems.
In Death's Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hannah Ives struggled through the darkness of illness and uncertainty with fellow patient Valerie Stone at her side. As cancer survivors they have a lot to celebrate when they meet again, but their reunion is short-lived. Soon Valerie is dead and a suspicious Hannah discovers that there are those in the big business of living and dying who think it's time her questions were silenced.
Dustin Jeckle & Mr. Hydel
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Focus House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Desperate for something to change, crippled and struggling writer Dustin Jeckle lives with his mother while attempting to write a story that is somehow worthy of publication. There’s no way he could have known how tenuous was his grasp on life…nor how it would require strength like he’s never known to survive the seismic shift that awaits. Another gripping tale from "Maine's Other Author"TM