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The Spike (Marty Singer Mystery #4)
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Series: Marty Singer Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,880. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Retired DC homicide cop Marty Singer witnesses a horrific murder and the family hires him to find the killer. But when he peels back the cover on the case, Marty discovers a rotten core of corruption, graft, and violence that runs from the lowest city street to the top of the political food chain. The only way to catch the killer is stay alive long enough to find out who or what is The Spike.
Devil City
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,820. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Gestalt Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Bad times for Lark. Once, he used to work for heaviest racket in a city filled with cults, magic and monstrosity. But a job went wrong and now he's alone and hunted by the freaks and sorcerers he used to police. Then a gig falls into Lark's lap. Some famous actress is getting stalked. By the Devil, she says. Easy money. 'There's no such thing as the devil'. That's what Lark thinks. He's wrong.
A Walk Among the Tombstones
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The wife of Kheran Khoury, heroin wholesaler, is killed after he haggles over the price of her ransom. With the help of two computer geniuses, a streetwise punk, drug lords and his friend, ex-cop Scudder, they track the killers through the back streets of Brooklyn.
Divine Sanctuary
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Series: Divine Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Imajin Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
There's no place like home… In the Divine trilogy finale, the heat is tripled when CFBI Agent Jasi McLellan must rescue Emily, the ghost girl that haunts her dreams; expose her own mother's killer; and uncover a murderer that preys on the weak at Sanctuary, a controversial cult nestled in the woods near Mission, BC. Something insidious lurks behind the safe haven of Sanctuary's wrought iron gates.
Death by the Riverside
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Series: MIcky Knight Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,680. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Among the moss-covered trees and wrought-iron balustrades of southern Louisiana, Detective Michele Knight (Micky to her friends) takes on the seemingly simple job of shooting a few photos for a client, but the going gets rough as Micky finds herself slugging through thugs and slogging through swamps in an attempt to expose a dangerous drug ring.
Indian Summer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Sue-Ann receives a call from a Native-American Marine lieutenant she knew in Baghdad, asking her and Gina to come to the Crow Indian reservation in Montana. It is the weekend of the annual Crow Fair Celebration, but all is not copacetic on the rez. The Lieutenant's niece—Cherry Six Feathers, a star athlete--has disappeared and may be in serious danger. Sue-Ann has to find her—and quickly.
Deadly Puzzles
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Series: Mapleton Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Solving a crime is like piecing together a puzzle. But what happens if the pieces don’t fit? Following doctor's orders to relax or risk losing his vision, Gordon books a winter retreat at a remote Bed and Breakfast. However, traveling incognito doesn’t mean he’s left his cop instincts behind, and it's not long before he's in the middle of a puzzle that turns personal.
Hidden
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,950. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Dream Big Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In a desperate attempt to secure a roof over her younger sister’s head, nineteen year old Allie Winthrop takes a job that no one else seemed too eager to apply for. The job is a maid position for a well to do family who had made a fortune in both the ranching and railroad industries. Her bosses, Mister and Misses Treadwell, aren’t exactly the friendliest of people.
The Intersection of Law and Desire
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Series: MIcky Knight Mystery, Book 3. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,220. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
It is fall in the steamy underworld of New Orleans, the seasons are changing, and so is tough detective Micky Knight's life. Micky takes on the case of the daughter of a friend, who is believed to be sexually abused, not knowing that the investigation will lead her on a dangerous sexual odyssey.
The Silence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Homicide Detective Spencer Gray knows he should be grateful for the lack of work due to The Silence—two weeks without a murder in Manhattan. But he misses the action. More, something feels off. When one of his colleagues suggests a wager to see who can close the strangest case on his or her desk, he knows just the one. But solving this case might mean uncovering answers he’ll wish he hadn’t found.
Shadow Unit 14
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two new novellas about the Shadow Unit: Dark Leader - by Elizabeth Bear, Will Shetterly, and Emma Bull Due North - by Leah Bobet
Vague Images
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,170. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jolie finds a dead woman in Ocean Alley Hospital's restroom, and soon she's on the lookout for a runaway teenager and whoever planted the dead hospital budget cutter in her path. Jolie’s also planning another crazy fundraiser for Ocean Alley's food pantry—this one a Corn Hole Contest. Is Jolie putting her trust in the right people, or will misplaced trust see her hurt—or worse?
Past Matters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After being fired, librarian Helen Wiels is happy to get a job cataloging a collection at a private estate. That is, until she learns women have been disappearing in the area without a trace for the last ten years – ever since her new employer returned to his childhood home. Will Helen be able to figure out what’s behind the disappearances, or will she be the next woman to vanish?
The Shamrock Case: Amelia Moore Detective Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,890. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Amelia is hired to search for her client’s grandparents, the case takes them to Ireland. Kate must learn about her heritage. Who are her grandparents and could they still be alive after all these years? Why did her parents leave Ireland suddenly and move to America? Is there more to this case than meets the eye?
Blowback: A Retrieval Artist Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 9. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Earth Alliance believes another attack imminent, but no one knows where or when it will strike. Retrieval Artist Miles Flint finds himself in a race against time, a race that implicates organizations he trusts—and people he loves.
The Incident Box Set - All Eight Episodes of the popular Sam Jameson Serial Thriller
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Series: THE INCIDENT - A Sam Jameson Serial Thriller, Book 11. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,540. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon THE COMPLETE SERIES: Save 50% on all eight episodes of the international sensation THE INCIDENT, a Sam Jameson Serial Thriller.
The Hanging Tree
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Series: Rafferty and Llewellyn Cozy Procedurals, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
#4 in series: Inspector Joe Rafferty is disturbed when a bound and hooded body hanging from a tree in Dedman Wood is identified as Maurice Smith, a man once accused of four child rapes; thrown out on a technicality, the case had caused much ill-feeling in the town -- was a self-appointed executioner meting out his own justice on the legendary Hanging Tree?
Fairy Tale Murders
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
Women are disappearing in Topeka and with each disappearance there comes another “special delivery” from a man who calls himself the Fairy Tale Murderer. Detective Kate Kingsley searches for her missing best friend, Kristen, while hot on the trail of an emerging serial killer. Is Kristen one of the killers “princesses” or is she simply the bait to lure Kate to her own Fairy Tale ending? Read more
Honeysuckle Homicide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
From USA Today Bestselling author Rose Pressey comes Book 2 of the Trash-to-Treasure Crafting Mystery Series featuring Raelynn Pendleton, who is suddenly pulled into a local murder investigation by her ex-husband.
New Year Island
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 199,110. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Ten strangers... marooned on an island for society's amusement. As they're picked off one by one, they realize that they have something in common -- they've each already survived atrocities. But can they live through this twisted mind game? "A twisty, engaging thriller featuring well-developed characters." -- Kirkus Reviews