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Orleans Summer by Dallas Releford
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Terrorists steal mice infected with the bubonic plague from a government lab days before Hurricane Katrina comes roaring into New Orleans. Elizabeth Keene, a private investigator and her partners, must find the terrorists, and the rats before the hurricane strikes. The terrorists plan to turn them loose in the city.
The Tommy Two Shoes Mysteries: From Mountains to More by Thomas Beck
Series: Tommy Two Shoes, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy(4.00 from 1 review)
Retirement should be easy for Pittsburgh Police Detective, Tommy “Two Shoes” Minerd. But somehow, mystery always finds him. Armed with his fastidious, clue-dropping, long-deceased uncle and ghostly muse, Aidan LeClerc, Tommy solves crimes that just so happen to entangle his family and friends.
Little Lost Girl by Graham Wilson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,990. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
A little girl vanished 100 years ago. Her name was Sophie. Where did she go? An old house in Balmain. A portrait and perfume bottle hidden in a chimney. Unknown and untouched, while a century passed, their memory slowly fading. Glimpses of an eight year old girl and her school friend, missing, never found. The grief of those left behind, those who searched, those who yearned. Now a new search!
The Blue Coyote by Karen Musser Nortman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Frannie and Larry Shoemaker love taking their grandchildren camping with them. But at Bluffs State Park, Frannie finds herself worrying more than usual about their safety, and when another young girl disappears from the campground in broad daylight, her fears increase. Accusations against Larry and her add to the cloud over their heads.
the Everglades by Gerald Darnell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,850. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It’s 1962 and the Mafia has discovered some new tricks in getting their drugs from Colombia to the streets of America. Their plans are working perfectly until an unfortunate boating accident puts the FBI back on their trail.
The Shadows of Shigatse (The Handover Mysteries, Vol. III) by D. L. Kung
Series: The Handover Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Who's the traitor—nervous Dr. Chamba, dashing Dr. Norsang, beautiful nurse DaDon or the weary Swiss-Tibetan Kelsang? Xavier Vonalp takes journalist Claire Raymond to his medical project in Tibet on a quest to nail the informer betraying Tibetan patients fleeing to Nepal. Identifying who is the deadly turncoat is hard enough, but her ex-lover Jim also begs a sensitive favor behind Xavier's back.
Prophet: Starkiller by James T. Morrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,330. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When detective Jason Prophet discovers his old flame, Lynn McColl, is missing he begins searching. When people she's worked with start turning up dead, he doubles down, fighting thugs, police and even the FBI—anyone who stands in his way—to rescue the woman he still loves. His search leads him from the world of high-tech research to international espionage. Suspenseful and full of edgy humor.
Peckerwood - A Tale of the Big Thicket by John Blackwell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Waaaahooooooo!!! Take a ride in Jack's souped up '57 Chevy. With Charlene at his side, scream along the blacktops and fish-tail the gravel roads of the Big Thicket of East Texas. Jack, a birder, is in pursuit of woodpeckers. Ivory bills are hunted and piliateds abound while love comes a knocking and peckerwoods confound. A naturalists delight!
Yakuza Territory by Milo James Fowler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A detective with no way out. A telepath with something to prove. Struggling to survive the night, one private eye must rely on his wits to solve a mystery where he's outnumbered, outgunned, and trapped inside a police station with a soulless killing machine.
Prophet, Priest and King: A Novel of King Solomon by John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It's not easy to write a Biblical story and still make it seem relevant to the present times but clearly John Howard Reid knows his subject matter well. This fully-engaging novel presents an aged and not-so-wise King Solomon who is forced to make certain choices. He has to pit his wits against the temple priests when an unknown killer is on the prowl, and the common people are close to rebellion.
Merryll Manning: Trapped on Mystery Island by John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,700. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(1.00 from 1 review)
Trapped on Mystery Island is first in a series of highly acclaimed mystery suspense novels published in England, even though hero Manning is a Miami police sergeant with a young, pocket-sized girlfriend. From the eerie cover to the final paragraph, I was hooked. You must read this book. The setting is a mystery weekend on a deserted island in the Florida Keys, where a real killer is on the loose.
Aggie & Agent X by Gary Alan Ruse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A rookie CIA officer is teamed up with a partner who is...out of this world! This quirky and often funny blend of sci-fi, espionage, mystery and old movie atmosphere should appeal to fans of all of those genres and more.
The Lost Treasure Map 6 by V Bertolaccini
Series: The Lost Treasure Map. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A classic high quality action-packed treasure quest thriller of a detective agency searching for ancient lost treasures after the discovery of ancient maps and legends, and strange unidentified hauntings, and they discover the source deep beneath the ground, and an extraordinary ghostly alien energy formation, hidden away in a cavity for millions of years, trapped in reality, in this universe!
The Celtic Riddle by Lyn Hamilton
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime(5.00 from 1 review)
The reading of a wealthy man’s will in Ireland sets off a murder spree and a treasure hunt, and antiques dealer Lara McClintoch is in the middle of the action. Lara’s friend Alex is one of the beneficiaries of the Will, and she is worried he may be on the murderer’s list. Following clues to a promised treasure in the Irish countryside may be the way to fortune – or death.
The Girl in the Mirror by Jennifer L. Rowlands
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Samantha Campbell was a stay-at-home mother of two with a crumbling marriage when she watched a handprint form on her bathroom mirror before her eyes. The handprint of a missing girl: Annie Landy.
Shiny Bones by Enrique Laso
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,160. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A New Ethan Bush novel. The FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit especial agent Ethan Bush must to investigate a serial killer in Nebraska.
Hugh Monn: Private Detective by Lee Houston Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,410. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Even in the future, dames still need help, criminals still need captured, and men still hire out to do both! HUGH MONN, PRIVATE DETECTIVE, the debut collection from Author Lee Houston is a New Pulp mash up of two classic genres-the hard boiled detective and science fiction!
The Case of the Pilfered Painting (A Henrietta Huddleston Mystery) by Amanda Brenner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
“Yes, yes,” Henrietta said impatiently, fingering the pince-nez that hung from her neck on a black braided cord, “but it’s really just too intriguing. It has all the ingredients of a first-rate crime novel, if you ask me. Think of it: a young heiress alone and grief stricken after the mysterious death of her aunt; a painting, a treasured legacy, missing; the police baffled.”
The Tax Assassin by Claudia Hall Christian
Series: Seth and Ava Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012 by Cook Street Publishing email@example.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(5.00 from 3 reviews)
“I don’t care if you kill to get the money; you’re going to pay your taxes on this land,” tax agent, Paul Bradley said in 1913, only moments before his death. A hundred years later, Seth O’Malley’s old friend passes him a cold case - 4 unrelated murders in almost every medium sized city across the US. When murder-for-hire turns personal, Seth and Ava must find the tax assassin before he kills Ava.
The Guilt Beneath by John Christensen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: American English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Homicide detective turned P.I. Lucan Kade finds himself invited into a 25-year-old serial killer cold case, which had ended with his wife’s abduction, he finds that he must battle not only a violent biker gang who’ve warned him off the case but also his own guilt which has resurfaced, as well.