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Killer Beach Reads (short story collection)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 321,150. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
22 summer themed short stories by bestselling mystery and romance authors! Enjoy mystery, romance, and lots of laughter under the sun with shorts from some of your favorite series. The perfect quick reads for vacation lounging or sipping frosty drinks poolside! **Recipes included!**
Deadly Dye and a Soy Chai (a Danger Cove Hair Salon Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,160. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Native Texan Cassidi Conti was expecting to face some obstacles when she moved to Danger Cove and opened The Clip and Sip, a hair salon that gives away free drinks. What she wasn't counting on was a client dying during a dye job.
Playing Dirty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When a body is found in her test pit, Contract Archaeologist Grace Jackson thinks her day can't get any worse. However, when the police arrive and the body is turned over, she discovers that the body is that of her estranged ex-husband. Now, the killer thinks Grace has what they want, and they aren't above murder to get it back.
Mr. Lincoln and the Case of the Murderous Irishman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s 1847 in the wild frontier of Illinois. Attorney Abe Lincoln and his law partner William Herndon are hard-pressed to keep a young Irish immigrant lad out of jail on an attempted murder charge. All this, while Abe tries to prove exactly who owns Abner, the 300 lbs. prize winning Poland pig: the Blackfoot woman who smokes a pipe or the white man with a head like a pumpkin? Mystery and fun!
Cold Snap
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,740. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
In this third volume of The 56th Man series, Ari Ciminon again lands in hot water through no fault of his own. While helping a neighbor find her missing husband, he stumbles across a group of bombers who are terrorizing central Virginia. Only these bombers aren't your average terrorists...and what they lead him to is almost beyond comprehension.
The Godless One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,060. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The sequel to the well-received The 56th Man finds former Iraqi agent Ari Ciminon volunteering to translate for an Arab prisoner in a Virginia state prison. The reward for this bit of magnanimity is a brush with a professional assassin and a nose-to-nose confrontation with one of the most loathsome and dangerous men in all of history.
Motion for Mistletoe (a Jamie Winters Mysteries holiday short story)
Series: Jamie Winters Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Jamie Winters' elderly neighbor Jack disappears a week before Christmas, Jamie pairs up with her landlord's fearless teenaged niece to find him. Only the more they look into his disappearance, the more they begin to believe Jack is not the man they thought he was...and he bears a suspiciously striking resemblance to jolly old Santa Claus.
Don't Tell, Don't Die
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,410. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Mild-mannered kindergarten teacher Kareena Ellis witnesses a murder. Stalked by the murderer who is intent on killing her, Kareena must flee. Personal trainer Mason Bradshaw is in the wrong place at the wrong time. What is Mason to do? Someone is determined to kill the timid young woman who has stumbled into his protection. Can he protect Kareena from certain death?
Rosolio Red (a Franki Amato Mysteries holiday short story)
Series: Franki Amato Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
With Christmas around the corner, Franki Amato’s got visions of her sugarplum, Bradley Hartmann, dancing in her head. Now that she finally has some time off from her PI job, she’s cooking him up a special holiday treat, and it’s not figgy pudding. Her Yuletide plans are dashed, however, when her meddlesome Sicilian grandma goes missing.
The Esposito Series Book Box Set
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 212,480. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Lachesis Publishing Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Now you can own the first three books in the sassy and suspenseful Vinnie Esposito Series by J.M. Griffin! By day, Lavinia (Vinnie) Esposito is a criminal justice instructor at a college in Rhode Island. By night Vinnie is an amateur sleuth, solving murders while trying to avoid getting yelled at by her Italian father, her hunky protective boyfriend Marcus Richmond, and her sexy upstairs tenant,
Hard Cold Whisper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Rominna Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
David Kellgren is a process server, a job where everyone wants to kill the messenger and things can get a little bit dangerous and out of hand. David is attacked when trying to serve legal papers to a gang member and an angel comes to his rescue: nineteen-year-old Gabriella Amaya, trapped in a large dilapidated house, caring for her dying aunt...
Double Crossing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
WINNER of the 2012 BEST FIRST NOVEL Spur Award from Western Writers of America AND a 2012 FINALIST for the USA BOOK NEWS Awards – for Fiction: Western August, 1869: Lily Granville is stunned by her father’s murder. Only one other person knows about a valuable California gold mine deed — both are now missing. Lily heads west on the newly opened transcontinental railroad, to track the killer.
Deadly Act
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,490. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by Jeamel Publishing Limited. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Hero’s wife is involved in a car accident with her best friend in which the driver left the scene, he decides to investigate the case. Hero soon discovers that Nelda has had to contend with a string of strange things happening to her since she broke off her engagement to Paul Fox. Can Hero pin any of the strange events on Paul before he carries out his final deadly act?
No Substitute for Murder (Subbing isn't for Sissies # 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Divorced from a philandering con man and downsized from her job as a talk radio producer, Barbara Reed is desperate for money. She’s got a mortgage, a college loan, an aging car, and a ten-pound spoiled dog named Cheese Puff. With her unemployment checks running out, she signs on as a high school substitute teacher, stumbles across a body, is accused of murder, and learns what stress is all about.
Springtime in Sonora: A Henry Wright Mystery
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An entombed gold miner. An old-fashioned, small-county sheriff. An illegal pot grower. Retired police chief Henry Wright travels to Northern California's Mother Lode gold country to help out an old classmate and friend with a puzzling mystery. After his injuries, Henry is surprised by his interest in the woman that helps nurse him back to health. Find out what is going on in this 2nd in the series
Montana Unveiled
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Arianna Smith is a young, non-tenured professor at Kalispell Community College. She is trying to be pious and professor-like with her eyes on the tenure ball--but her personality gets in the way. She's just not a rule-follower. With Montana's vivid landscape as its backdrop, this story is full of suspense and humor and an insight into a culture that is uniquely Montana.
Queenie Baby: Pass the Eggnog (a Queenie Baby Holiday Novella)
Series: Queenie Baby. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The only thing temp-by-day, rock-star-by night Diana Hudson hates more than karaoke is Christmas. So how did she end up spending a "Good Ol' Fashioned Family Christmas" in a spooky old house in the Pocono Mountains? When The Grands start communing with ghosts, and a long lost boyfriend appears on the doorstep, Diana realizes it's going to be one heck of a holiday.
Dancing Under the Mistletoe (Wolf Mallory Mystery 1.5)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Lesli Richardson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Wolf Mallory thinks life is going to settle down now. Unfortunately, Wolf’s friend Vinnie volunteers him yet again to take a look at a case. And with the holidays approaching, Wolf gives in, hoping to bring a little closure to a murder victim’s family. But when even the police don’t have any leads, Wolf wonders how he’s going to pull a Christmas miracle out of his bag of tricks.
Tahoe Blowup
Series: Owen McKenna Mystery Thriller, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Tahoe Detective Owen McKenna's cabin narrowly escapes burning in an arson-set forest fire, the local fire department hires him to investigate. More fires follow, and people die in each one. Before Owen can close in, the firestarter kidnaps his girlfriend Street Casey. Owen has just hours if he is to save Street before she burns up in a fire so big that firefighters call it a BLOWUP.
Indian Giver (Whispering Pines Book 5)
Series: Whispering Pines, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,270. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Indian Giver" does not mean to take back as the modern definition implies. To the inhabitants of the ancient river Indian tribes around mid and South Georgia, Indian giver means a person who is bearing a gift to another and expecting one in return. This book and title by author Charles Wells is a two edged sword and carries both definitions to a nail biting climax.