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Who Killed Maggie Swift? by Lawrence M. Friedman
Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,820. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Frank May practices law the safe, routine way: wills, trusts, business law. At least that's the way he wants it.... But clients and life don't always oblige. Frank avoids murder cases like most people avoid the dentist. That's not so easy to do when a dead body shows up during his routine appointment for a teeth cleaning, and he is thrust into an investigation. Can he get to the root of it?
The Remake: As Time Goes By by Stephen Humphrey Bogart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Tough-guy private detective R.J. Brooks is back in New York City after solving the hardest case of his career, the murder of screen legend Belle Fontaine - his mother. His famous parents left him little but a few memories and one of the best-loved movies of all time - As Time Goes By. They costarred in the classic film, an almost sacred tribute to their lives and love for each other...
Three-Four, Kill Some More: A Casey Fremont Mystery by John Achor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
When Casey Fremont begins receiving postcards with cryptic messages, she suspects they may be connected to a series of murders in Little Rock, Arkansas. To prevent further deaths, it's up to Casey to battle her stalker, the mysterious and deadly ‘Romeo,’ and convince the police that they are on the wrong trail. All before Casey or any of her friends end up dead.
The Stratford Conspiracy by Michael Mallory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: British English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British(3.00 from 1 review)
The intrepid Amelia Watson is back! This time the “Second Mrs. Watson” tracks the clues pertaining to the murder of a Shakespearean scholar, and finds herself in the deadly sights of a ruthless killer determined to remove anyone standing in the way of the revelation of William Shakespeare’s true identity.
The Disappearance of Eloise by Dan Lee
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 58,350. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Cain and Able Mysteries, Volume 2, is a search for a double cop killer in north-central Illinois' farm country. Danny Cain and Ruth Able face gunfire, kidnapping, and discovering things are not always as they seem in this Ca. 1950s detective story.
Big Pulp: Catskin by Big Pulp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,710. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The son of a smalltown sheriff takes crime prevention into his own hands, but curiosity may kill the cat in Arley Sorg's "Catskin", the lead story in the summer 2013 issue of Big Pulp!
Tale of the Magic Dragon by Leo Wang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,220. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The war was over and, officially, there were no live MIAs. Former Green Beret Frank McTigue, now a private investigator, agrees to protect pretty Lia, threatened with death because she witnessed the murder of Frank’s former commanding officer. He makes a shocking discovery about a secret patrol that was left behind, gets into a desperate fight, and finds hope for redemption.
The Maelstrom Mystery by Alex Binney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: British English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Bloody murders at Holcombe Manor in 1885 leave the police baffled. Everyone has been killed except one man who has disappeared. Perhaps he is the culprit? Except that he has no motive. And that’s the problem: there seems to be no motive for anyone to have committed the murders. Finally, a suspect is arrested, tried, convicted and hanged. 75 years later, history repeats itself.
The Girl In The Morgue - California Corwin P.I. Mystery Series Book 4 by D. D. VanDyke
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,670. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Thirtysomething ex-cop-turned-P.I. Cal Corwin faces her most puzzling murder case yet. When a friend of a friend dies in suspicious circumstances, the police believe it's open-and-shut. As Cal digs deeper to get to the bottom of the mystery, she finds herself a target for those who want the truth dead and buried.
Killer Tied by Lesley A. Diehl
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,200. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A young woman claiming to be Eve’s half-sister surfaces, putting the lie to Eve’s belief that her parents drowned when she was a child. Then the woman’s father is killed with a knife belonging to Lionel, the father of Eve’s husband Sammy. To clear Lionel’s name, apprentice detective Eve must leave rural Florida to dig up the past.
Confederate Resurrection by E.L. Torrip
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,900. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a twenty year old plot to restart the Civil War over again resurfaces, Orvil Ketchum finds himself forced right in the middle...and on the other side.
Waking the Witch by Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What happens when four boys confess to the murder of a woman who died a hundred years ago…? The violent encounter Rowan Everly survived in college jolted awake her psychic power to see past images while holding a related object. She comes to the privileged prep school town of Millburn, New York, to investigate the current rape and murder, and hopefully clear her friend’s son's name.
The Ice Cream Blonde ~ A Neil Brand Thriller by Ray Dyson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,820. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Neil Brand is a former World War I soldier and disgraced ex-cop, now running security for Harry York at York Brothers Studio in 1931 Hollywood. York has a problem with bad boy actor Johnny Cutter, who failed to show up on the set to finish his latest picture, and Brand is sent to find the star. In doing so, Brand uncovers a trail of white slavery, drugs, and murder, involving famous actors...
Killer Leopard (german language) by Erich Glavitza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: German. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Das Ende. Totale Finsternis. Erst der Liebesmensch verloren, dann der Job. Eine politische Schmierenkomödie. Es bleibt nur noch luftleerer Raum. Niemand wartet, nirgendwo wird man gebraucht - irgendwann bleibt nur noch ein Termin: der Friedhof. Plötzlich ein Funke Hoffnung, ein rettender Anruf? Es muss Mephisto sein. Auf einmal wieder Licht am Ende des Tunnels. Die Welt braucht ihn noch -
Mystery on Elbow Cay by Michael Don Fess
Series: Caribbean Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A Bahamian lobster fisherman discovers a mystery hidden by the Nazis near the end of WWII and people began to be murdered. Why are they so desperate to preserve this secret? Did the Nazis really did get help from aliens when they made such phenomenal progress in the years during Hitler’s rise to power?
The Early Punch Parodies of Sherlock Holmes by Peschel Press
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
“The Early Punch Parodies of Sherlock Holmes” brings together the major stories, reviews, briefs and illustrations that appeared in the legendary British humor magazine during Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s lifetime. Annotated and presented in chronological order, this scrapbook charts the rise of Conan Doyle and the meteoric popularity of the world’s greatest consulting detective.
Shop and Let Die by Kelly McClymer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Molly Harbison hates being asked “What do you do?” more than cleaning the ring around the bathtub or digging Cheerios and raisins out of the car’s back seat. She’s tried on every possibility from a flip Domestic Goddess to a simple declarative Mom. She jumps at the chance to make some extra money as a secret shopper. But when she’s assigned to shop an online dating site…things get tricky.
Tooth And Claw by Thea Hartley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,890. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Book 4 of the 'Resa James mysteries'. People are going missing in and around Cardiff and then the first dead body turns up. Aspects of the killing are bizarre and almost too horrific to contemplate. Read one of the most baffling and frightening cases, Resa and the team have ever been involved in.
Sun Dance by Sigmund Brouwer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,840. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
From Sigmund Brouwer's Sam Keaton mysteries, set in the Wild West: Samuel Keaton has been the target of bad intentions since he became the Marshal, but danger seems to be coming from the very officials who hired him to guide them through Sioux territory, and Samuel must risk a growing bond with a young Sioux woman in order to save his life.
In the Presence of My Enemies (An Emily O'Brien novel #5) by M.R. Miller
Series: Emily O'Brien. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,900. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Carolyn Mercer is desperate. Backed into a corner, she can think of only one person to help her escape her situation – someone who doesn’t even like her, reporter Emily O’Brien. While the two may not have been friends, Carolyn’s problem isn’t one Emily can leave her to face on her own. But Emily’s intervention leads to deadly repercussions, for her, for Carolyn and for the people they love.