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On the Edge of Greed (A Jolene Hartley Novel) by Ryan Jennings Peterson
Series: A Jolene Hartley Novel, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After the body of Bartholomew Reed is found in an upscale Chicago neighborhood, detective Jolene Hartley is set as lead investigator in a case that pushes her to the limit, personally and professionally. Hartley and her new partner brush through the web surrounding Reed's demise, coming closer to the truth behind a cold-blooded murderer and an embezzling scheme.
Weave a Murderous Web by Anne Rothman Hicks & Ken Hicks
Series: A Jane Larson Novel. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,860. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
No good deed goes unpunished. When Jane Larson—a hot-shot litigator for a large firm in New York City—helps out a friend, she is sucked into the unfamiliar world of divorce and child support. Jane's discovery of the deadbeat dad’s hidden assets soon unravels a web of lies, drugs, and murder that keeps getting more dangerous.
Blowback: A Retrieval Artist Novel by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 9. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(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.
Claws of the Griffin by Ron D. Voigts
Price: $2.99 $0.99 USD. (67% off until Nov. 12!) Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(5.00 from 1 review)
Millionaire Peter Reynolds is at loose ends, not terribly moral and more than a little spoiled to a lavish lifestyle. All that he has come to know and cherish is about to change when he gets an invitation to attend the funeral of an ex-girlfriend. Her death that initially looked like a home invasion gone wrong starts to look more and more like a planned murder.
The Ravensbruck Legacy by Darrell Egbert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,940. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011 by Publisher's Place. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A tour de force of the Occult Nazi’s, Hitler’s supermen, the Waffen SS and the hunt for their treasure. A fast paced novel taken from actual history few of us know anything about. It has twists and turns that keep you guessing right to the end
April At The Antique Alley - A Xara Smith Mystery by Bill McGrath
Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,290. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Female detective Xara Smith of Dallas goes shopping for some used furniture. She finds a desk just like the one her grandfather use to own. Inside a secrete compartment is a little something special. Xara gets a girlfriend. This is the fourth book in the Xara Smith series.
Charades by Polly McCrillis
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 94,820. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Reese Adams, PI mystery Games. Everyone plays them, some more deadly, than others… Reese Adams is on the hunt for a missing woman and her child, her first major case as a private investigator. It would be a lot easier if the woman’s brother weren’t in the picture. Experience has taught Reese to be wary of men and she has no intention of getting to know this one or let him anywhere near her heart
Wer von vorne sticht, kann kein Mörder sein by Karsten Cascais
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,910. Language: German. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
68er Jahre – Justizkrimi, ein Roman aus der Zeit der großen Reformvorhaben des letzten Jahrhunderts im Bereich des Sexualstrafrechts inmitten von Wissenschaft, Lehre und Kriminalistik um einen stockkonservativen Rechtsprofessor sowie Politik, Wirtschaft, Libertinage und bürgerliche Ehrbarkeit, Mord oder Totschlag
A Cosmetic Conspiracy by David Beckwith & Nancy Beckwith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Madelyn Koury-O’Dare is an undereducated, directionless single mother who is frustrated by her bleak life and meaningless future until a “Dare To Be Great Seminar” becomes the catalyst to motivate her to change her life. As her alter-ego Sun Raye she expands her horizons, and her life becomes one adventure after another. Will and Betsy Black are drawn into Sun Raye’s bizarre world....
Drowning in Deception by Judith White
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,390. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2017 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In mid September of 1943, Detroit private detective Sam Flanagan is contacted by the husband of a woman who drowned in their backyard pool six weeks ago. Along with the Detroit Police Department, the Wayne County Coroner, Fergus Macgregor, is calling it “accidental”. And without any real evidence pointing in a different direction, that’s all they can do.
Muddy Mouth: A Dog Park Mystery by C. A. Newsome
Series: Lia Anderson Dog Park Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
While the dog park gang prepares for Northside's famously eccentric Fourth of July parade, starving artist Lia Anderson is building a float commemorating two new books by local best-selling author Lucas Cross. When Lucas disappears at a book convention, Lia is the only one the women managing his career trust to discover the truth while protecting a secret no one suspects they have.
The Artimus Box by Mike Downs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A skeletal arm protruding from a new LA construction site, with a carefully crafted box clutched beneath it, lead LAPD Detective Van Taylor and his wife through a fascinating history of early American racing and the beauty and perfection of the Harry Artimus cars. Brutal murders, drug-crazed gangs, greed, corruption, and blackmail keep twisting the trail Van has to follow to stop the violence.
Conspiring Black Sheep by Carol Kennedy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young woman has woken up in hospital, after being found unconscious on a ski slope, not knowing that she is the rightful heir to the Finch Estate. As her memory returns, she investigates the death of her cousin, and finds out who is responsible for the death of her parents, aunt and uncle and her cousin.
Knowing Abbie by AR Neal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,480. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Nancy Abigail Labado—known as Abbie to her parents—is a widowed African-American, Center City, Philadelphia club owner who is targeted by a mysterious person in a hooded sweatshirt. After her coffee was drugged and the mural on her building defaced, by someone who obviously knows about her past, she receives a message that implicates her best friend, David, in the murder of her abusive ex-husband.
Dying to Remember by Judy Fitzwater
Series: The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,240. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Fourth in the clever Jennifer Marsh Mysteries. Jimmy Mitchell disappeared 12 years ago the night of Jennifer’s prom, and now her high school reunion has turned deadly. Her first love, now married to her high school rival, is found dead in the parking lot--before he can tell Jennifer something important. Lost love and murder, both past and present, mix in a fast-paced tale of murder and betrayal.
Un-natural Selection by James Donnelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 160,740. Language: British English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As humanity eases its way into world domination, interference on the natural order is inevitable. On the grand scale, there is global warming but at a local level, who knows what those effects might be. For the small Dorset town in this story though, it results in ‘left field’ consequences taking its community, completely unawares.
Lethal Injection by Marla Bradeen
Price: $9.99 $4.99 USD. (50% off until Sep. 04, 2022!) Words: 90,310. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit(5.00 from 1 review)
Megan Kelley led a simple life, avoiding bill collectors by day and stripping by night. But then her pregnant roommate turns up dead and upends Megan's life. Megan's determined to get answers, even if that means infiltrating a clinic for unwed mothers-to-be or partnering with a grumpy exotic dancer. What she uncovers is a horrifying truth more shocking than anything she imagined.
A Sigh From The Woods by Ron Wingrove
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
On the 2nd August 1100, William Rufus-King William II of England was shot by an arrow whilst hunting in the New Forest. History states that it was a hunting accident By Walter Tirel-but was it?
Trust Me by Nora LeDuc
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,350. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Betrayed by the men she loved and condemned by the media as an embezzler, financial advisor Ela Danforth seeks sanctuary in the small town of Rockypoint, New Hampshire, where she believes her world will return to normal, until a mysterious stalker threatens her refuge, just as a charming lawyer, Nash McCain, enters her life.
Shafted: A Mystery by Sheila Peters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Creekstone Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Auxiliary RCMP cop Margo Jamieson, a newcomer to town, finds a nasty note in a dead man’s jacket. The discovery sends her looking for help from an attractive local historian. They uncover a trail of blackmail and misplaced desire that takes them behind the picturesque façade of this small mountain town. It may be spring, but the melting snow reveals things that might have better been left buried.