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Vanity, Vengeance & A Weekend In Vegas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,770. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
When bestselling author and amateur sleuth, Sophie Katz, finds out her Russian, P.I. boyfriend's been lying to her about his past she kicks him to the curb. But when she learns people from his past are trying to kill him she vows to protect him at all costs. Adventure, danger and madcap hijinks ensue as Sophie fights to protect the man she's ready to strangle.
A Negro and an Ofay
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 89,410. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A NEGRO AND AN OFAY by Danny Gardner. The Tales of Elliot Caprice. 1st in series. “Fans of Walter Mosley and George Pelecanos are going to devour Danny Gardner’s brilliant new book. A Negro and an Ofay breathes exciting new life into noir fiction.” —Jonathan Maberry.
Pigment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,270. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
In this award-winning novel, young American Aliya Scott travels to Tanzania to help children with her condition. There, people without pigment in their skin are called “zeru-zeru,” it means “ghost,” and they are believed to possess magical powers. When Aliya goes missing, her father sets to find her. Will her reach her before it is too late?
Nickel City Blues ~ A Gideon Rimes Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,750. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Buffalo PI Gideon Rimes is hired to protect a singer from her ex-boyfriend, a cop who serves as a driver & bodyguard for the mayor. When the boyfriend’s murdered, Rimes is the prime suspect. As he begins his hunt for the killer, he uncovers a dark family secret that someone will do anything to keep hidden, regardless of who they have to kill…
Sisterly Bond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
True friends are hard to find, harder to keep, and hardest to forget. Marilyn, LaTonda, Phoenix, Jasmine, and Kenna were more than college friends – they were sisters. In six short years, they formed a bond that was unbreakable – until Antonio and his crew came around. Their sisterhood is tested when Jasmine goes missing. Will they ban together to find their friend? Or will their bond be broken?
Hanahatchee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,690. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A shocking murder mystery set in the late 1930’s in a small, southwestern Georgia town, an innocent black man is set to be executed for the murders of a store clerk found floating in the river by Charlie Russell while fishing, and his family who’d been found shot by a then twelve-year-old boy, Jordan Tanner.
The Family That Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Born only months apart, Merci and Grayce Alexander were as close as sisters could get. And with a father who thought the world of them, life was good. Until one day everything changed. Merci realized she’d been a part of something much bigger than she'd ever imagined. Yes, every family has their secrets, hidden truths and ties but Merci had no idea she’d been born into The Family That Lies!
Scarlett Heart (The Scarletts: Book 7)
Series: The Scarletts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Since his heart operation Noah Scarlett, was convinced that he had inherited some of his donor's tastes, especially a persistent feeling for a woman called Cassandra Green. He had a couple of things to do: find out more about his heart donor, find out who Cassandra Green was, and find out why he had a strong attraction and a sharp sense of déjà vu with bookstore manager, Raine Childs.
Mojo for Murder: A Bertie Bigelow Mystery
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 56,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Do you believe in magic? There's a hex on Charley Howard's Hot Links Emporium, and Charley, a.k.a. the Hot Sauce King, is furious. He suspects that the Jamaican psychic who's been "advising" his gullible wife Mabel is a phony, and he asks choir director Bertie Bigelow to do a little amateur sleuthing to help him prove it. To solve this case, she's going to need all the mojo she can get.
Melody for Murder: A Bertie Bigelow Mystery
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
On the South Side of Chicago, one sour note can lead to murder. When the choir director's date is shot to death, Bertie must find the judge's killer—or become the next victim.When recently-widowed college choir director Bertie Bigelow reluctantly accepts a New Year's date with Judge Theophilous Green, she never imagines the esteemed civil rights pioneer and inveterate snob will be found shot dead.
Eyes of the Beholder: A Thriller Novel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,440. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Maximus Fuller is obsessed with one season: APRYL! Driven by the dark corners of his mind, he baptizes himself in the shadows of her world, taking his fixation to a neurotic level--frame by digital frame. Ultimately, feeling deceived, after secretly witnessing something shocking he accidentally unearthed and wasn't prepared for, Maximus is now forced to take up a whole new obsession: FINAL SEASON!
Mr. & Mrs. Black
Series: The Mike Black Saga, Book 32. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
With all of their enemies defeated and Rain Robinson firmly in control of his Family, Black and Shy have put that life of constant war and death behind them. When Shy is presented with the opportunity to import hand-made women’s apparel, a meeting was arranged in Palermo, Sicily to negotiate a deal. That’s when the trouble begins and that's when Shy is glad she brought her gun.
Remember My Name
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
On a family trip abroad, ten year old Catherine Ojo goes missing. Her three step-sisters know what happened, but vow never to tell. Soon their shared silence uncovers dark family secrets and threatens to tear their family apart. But little do they know that thousands of miles away a young girl embarks on a nearly twenty year journey to reclaim the life stolen from her and make her sisters pay.
The Carib's Smile: the first Jacinta Joseph Caribbean adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Jacinta "JJ" Joseph is a tough New Jersy homicide detective who retires to her native St. Theresa, expecting something of a vacation--sipping fruity drinks with little paper umbrellas--that sort of thing. Instead she gets involved in solving four murders with the help of Oni, a Carib Indian grandmother. Together they take on the evil, patriarchal forces that dominate the island.
Deep Fried Trouble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,130. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Widowed and officially retired, EUGEENA PATTERSON throws herself into organizing the neighborhood association. This presents a great opportunity to re-connect with old friends and get to know new neighbors like recently widowed Amos Jones, that is until Eugeena stumbles upon her estranged neighbor’s dead body. Eugeena’s daughter is fingered as a prime suspect, but where is she?
Monroe County Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,630. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Colored teenagerTeddy Park planned a trip to Mississippi in 1964. Teddy’s troubles begin when he takes a likening to an attractive white girl living next door to his Auntie. Unknown to Teddy, he is breaking a long-standing social rule concerning mixed race affairs. Adding to this volatile situation was, unknown to Teddy; his love interest was dating a racist psychopath. Will Teddy get home alive?
Fatal Desire
Series: Black Widow. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,430. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 by 5 Prince Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
All she wants is to live a normal life. So who does she have to kill to get that?
Finding Lizzie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Notified by a young detective assigned to the cold case of his missing sister, Lizzie Owens, Ira returns to the South to aide in uncovering the mystery behind Lizzie’s disappearance. Through many dreams, talks with his uncle, and the discovery of his deceased father's personal items, memories of Ira’s past are revealed, and he discovers more about himself than he ever imagined.
Gypsy in the Moonlight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
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This work of historical noir fiction is set on the island of Trinidad during World War II. As stealthy Nazi U-boats try to reach the ports of Latin America, Trinidad becomes a vital outpost in the British and American effort to head them off. But as the days grow hotter and the nights grow longer lying in wait for those Nazi ships, restlessness turns to mischief, and mischief turns to murder.
Killer Shoot (Virginia Justice Book Three)
Series: Virginia Justice. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,730. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Special Agent Rico Tonoeli has a second chance to catch a killer. Beautiful women are being targeted and with his childhood friend Dani Fairbanks home, she might be the most tempting prey Rico can't protect.

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