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All Fall Down (an Avondale Story) by Etienne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,770. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Happy birthday to you… now die. Someone is on a murder spree and it’s up to Chief George Martin’s team to find out who. The murders, which have taken place on the victims’ birthdays, have occurred in not just Jacksonville, but also Orlando, and as far away as Asheville. Even when the team finds them, the clues don’t seem to lead anywhere, especially when everyone seems to have an alibi.
Bad Publicity by Brian C. Baer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,540. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Glitz, glamour, and the grime coating: it all is Jackson Hardy’s beat as he shills for the tabloid magazine Our Spinning World. Toss a ghost named Madame Blue into the mix, squeeze the special sauce out of a few forlorn celebrities, shake until buzzing, and watch that bad publicity bubble over.
The Disappeared: A Retrieval Artist Novel by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In a universe where humans and aliens have formed a loose government called the Earth Alliance, treaties guarantee that humans are subject to alien laws when on alien soil. But alien laws often make no sense, and the punishments vary from loss of life to loss of a first-born child.
Cheap as Beasts by Jon Wilson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a client is murdered, PI Declan Colette contends with her filthy rich family, a rival detective firm, and a mystery stretching back into the chaos of Vichy France.
Family Blood Ties Set 4-6 by Dale Mayer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,390. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This is a collection of the 4th, 5th, and 6th books in the Family Blood Ties series. This is not the whole series. Each book ends in a cliffhanger. Vampire in Deceit Vampire in Defiance Vampire in Conflict
Hollywood Scandals (Hollywood Headlines Mystery) by Gemma Halliday
Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Tina Bender is the fearless gossip columnist at L.A.’s most infamous tabloid. That is, until she receives a threatening note, promising, "If you don't stop writing about me, you're dead." Reluctantly teaming with a built bodyguard Tina sets out to uncover just which juicy piece of Hollywood gossip is worth killing over.
The Affair of the Porcelain Dog by Jess Faraday
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,750. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
London 1889. For Ira Adler, former rent-boy and present plaything of crime lord Cain Goddard, stealing back the statue from Goddard's blackmailer should have been a doddle. But inside the statue is evidence that could put Goddard away for a long time under the sodomy laws, and everyone's after it, including Ira's bitter ex, Dr. Timothy Lazarus.
The Chinese Sailor by Allan Jones
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,140. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A Chinese naval officer from a cruise ship goes missing while his ship visits Holyhead. An international police operation to break an art smuggling ring loses track of three paintings worth $2 million ... from the same cruise ship, on the same cruise. Constable Catrin Sayer, a uniformed police officer with the Metropolitan Police, agrees to go undercover ...
The Longest Winter (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 4) by Harrison Drake
Series: Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When the bodies of two young boys are found and two other boys are abducted, Detective Kara Jameson finds herself transferred to Luxembourg to track down a vicious predator and rescue his captives before he kills again. On leave from INTERPOL, Lincoln Munroe has only one focus: finding his missing wife. With the anniversary of her abduction fast approaching, Lincoln knows time is running out.
Gotcha Detective Agency Mysteries Boxed Set of 3 by Jamie Lee Scott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,440. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The first three books in the USA Today bestselling Gotcha Detective Agency Mystery series.
The Butcher's Son (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #1) by Dorien Grey
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Dick Hardesty, working for a public relations firm, is assigned the task of helping elect a rabidly homophobic police chief governor. Dick’s being gay himself, coupled with rumors that the chief had one of his identical twin sons murdered for being gay doesn’t make Dick’s job easier. He soon finds himself caught up in a whirlwind of politics, drag clubs, and do-good reverend’s homeless shelter.
The Mary Russell Companion by Laurie R. King
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
Mary Russell, apprentice-partner of Sherlock Holmes, has written ten “Memoirs”. The illustrated Mary Russell Companion, both Entertainment and aid to scholarship, gives chronologies, character biographies, annotations of The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, Mary Russell interviews, commentaries on Russell’s life—and recipes! The definitive guide to the world of Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes.
Black Jack Justice by Gregg Taylor
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It was a simple enough case, but don't they always start out that way? When a pair of His and Hers private detectives get involved, the sparks start to fly and the blood begins to spill in earnest. With every shot that’s fired, the hole digs a little deeper, and the list of people our sparring shamuses can trust gets shorter and shorter.
One Little, Two Little, Three Little Indians by Carl Faehrmann
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the banks of the mighty Ottawa River, a young woman is brutally dismembered and tossed into the fast-flowing water. The only clue that the police have is the woman's Aboriginal background. Inspector Joe Donnelly is in a race against time to catch a killer who kills with more and more daring. As he puts the violent clues together, he comes to grips with the darkest chapter in Canadian history.
The Jeff Resnick Mysteries: Books 4 & 5 (Cheated By Death & Bound By Suggestion) by L.L. Bartlett
Price: $9.60 USD. Words: 156,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A bargain priced box set of the fourth and fifth Jeff Resnick Mysteries: Cheated By Death and Bound By Suggestion
The Phoenix Crisis by Richard L. Sanders
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The leaders of the Phoenix Conspiracy are poised to usher in The Hour of Ascension. And it is up to Calvin to expose the conspiracy before the Empire collapses in a firestorm of civil war. The Organization, the Akiras, CERKO, the Advent, the Phoenix Ring... it all comes down to this moment. And the question on everyone's mind is, can the Empire survive? Or will it be lost to the tempest.
Moriarty (Anna Kronberg Bundle) by A. Wendeberg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 190,440. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A woman with a dark secret, a detective, and a spiderweb of murder, espionage, and bioterrorism that spreads across continents. Compiles the first three books of the award-winning Kronberg Thriller Series: The Devil’s Grin, The Fall, & The Journey.
The Phoenix War by Richard L. Sanders
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,980. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The threat of civil war looms over humanity. Summers races to find the isotome weapons, Nimoux is trapped, Shen awakens to a strange new life, and Calvin hunts for the true puppetmaster. Desperate to discover the deepest layer of the conspiracy before it's too late. And in the shadows, Blackmoth brews a storm of chaos, hellbent on subjecting the galaxy to the dark design of his One True God.
Ground Stopped! by Susan Egner
Series: Souls On Board, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,980. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Susan Egner. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Flight attendant and part-time sleuth, Casey Click, finds a file left on her plane by a terrorist courier. Her suspicions aroused, Casey and her friends from Souls On Board—including Jack Soul—contact FBI Special Agent Krahl. Together, they uncover ruthless terrorists on a mission of sabotage and murder. The potential disruption to air travel means all affected flights must be Ground Stopped!
IROP - Irregular Operating Procedures by Susan Egner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Susan Egner. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Casey Click had an uncanny knack for stepping into crime scenes. Previous flights involved her in crimes of human trafficking, a defection and an attempted murder. Would this flight cross paths with a serial killer.