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Revenge is a Dish Best Served by H. Paul Doucette
Series: A Matt Murphy Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two years ago, on a dark and quiet empty New York street, two NYPD detectives approached a neighborhood bar and were gunned down by unknown assailants. The shooting was a set-up arranged by two dirty Vice cops. One officer died. The other survived. His name was Abe Goldman and that night he had two very good things in his corner: Luck, and his best friend. Matt Murphy.
Death Match: A Spar Battersea Wrestling Thriller by Jay Ridler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When a friend dies during a pro wrestling match, Spar Battersea, punk rock journalist, sets out to find the killer. But with a knack for shooting his mouth and solving problems with his knuckles, he soon finds more trouble than he bargained for, leading him to the killer and his very own DEATH MATCH.
Brutal Attraction by Sarah A. Hahn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,840. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Crime
A Serial Killer the city has named 'The Enticer is on the loose kidnapping teenage girls. Two young stubborn FBI agents are hunting him down! A fifteen year old teenage is the only witness
Death Crop by Allen Robson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Inspector Mike Blakely is despatched from Headquarters in Newcastle to investigate a murder in the upper Hunter Valley of New South Wales, not far from the town of Scone. At first the case appears to be a straight forward murder investigation but soon reveals itself to be a great deal more than that, eventually forcing Blakely to fight for his life, in some very dangerous situations.
Dear Alessandra............ by Adelaide Devonport
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
this is a story of deception. an old man receives an unsolicited email from a young woman in italy looking for friendship. he recognizes it as being a scam but replies to her to see what would happen. however a friendship of sorts develops after her requests for money are refused. unexpectedly he comes into some money and goes to italy and they meet. however there are surprises for both of them.
Meth or Myth by Ernie Lijoi, Sr.
Series: Eddie Pannoni action thrillers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,420. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
“Meth or Myth” the fact-based story of how Detective Lijoi demolished the unseen seedy people that roam the underworld, a world that destroys, without conscience, throughout the entire United States.
A Case of Poisons: An Anthony Maxwell Mystery by Hazel B. West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(3.67 from 3 reviews)
In this first book in a new Victorian steampunk mystery series, private detective, Anthony Maxwell, and his two partners, Tobias and Scamp, have to solve a series of murders involving exotic poisons.
From the Clutches of Evil, Book 3 by Nancy Jill Thames
Series: A Jillian Bradley Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Christmas – the busiest time of the year! And on top of everything, Jillian is throwing an engagement party for two dear friends. But on a final errand before the party begins Jillian witnesses a horrific car crash and notices two witnesses leaving the scene of the accident. She and Teddy pull a survivor from the wreckage, and together they attempt to solve the mystery of the amnesia victim.
Шорох by Константин Толин
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 67,650. Language: Russian. Published: March 14, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Шорох – это поступь Ужаса, крадущегося сзади. Не оборачивайся, … беги!!! Сведения об авторе: Константин Толин (литературный псевдоним), 1970 года рождения. Два высших образования. Большая часть жизни была связана со сферой социальной помощи населению, где прошел путь от рядового работника до руководителя отрасли. Первый литературный опыт пришел сравнительно поздно – в 40 лет, однако, сразу же ок
Stark Raving Naked by Richmond Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,360. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
“Lewis’ debut novel, a farcical mystery, pits an immature newspaper reporter against an angry, conservative town…When Hunter College institutes a clothing-optional policy, there are some truly funny moments…An often entertaining novel…” -- Kirkus Reviews
De döda bröderna by Tony Fischier
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 117,170. Language: Swedish. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Det var något särskilt med Maria. Något som fick männen att gå överstyr. Något lockande. Något mörkt. Och när hon försvann blev inget som förut.
Gray Dominion by Pamelia Barratt
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sylvia and Kath, two active, gray-haired women, one a widowed artist, and the other a mildly autistic intellectual, put down their paint brush, binoculars, and guidebook projects to investigate mysterious happenings in Yellowstone Park. Along the way, they encounter a murder conspiracy that leads all the way to the governor’s mansion.
River Bluff by Tim Skinner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,580. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Alison Noll is pregnant with Gray Grayson's baby, and nothing is going to ruin her dreams for a family. But when Gray accidentally shoots and kills a woman opening day of deer season, things fall apart. Bonnie Myerson is dead, and her husband Jimmy is demanding more than answers. It's a demand that leads to a confrontation with one angry teen, and a committal to the state's oldest insane asylum.
Dragon Rising by Michael Mandaville
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,720. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A maverick FBI agent, John Blaine, is pulled into a web of international intrigue when his drug investigation turns up connections to hi-tech military smugglers. He chases a former KGB Colonel Konev who is manipulating a shipping crisis in the South China Sea to instigate confrontation between America and Communist China. My inspiration: Tom Clancy "Stealing Thunder" Trilogy Book No.1
Echoes of an Outlaw's Curse by J.F. Spieles
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,160. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Black Rose Writing email@example.com. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Cameron Rensler's mother dies unexpectedly, his world is turned upside-down. Those who mean well tell him to move on, but closure is impossible for Cam. And for good reason. His mother has not moved on. She appears to him in her garden, in the kitchen, at his school-everywhere they shared memories.
When the Snow Melts by Sissy Nelsen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,640. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Although retired from the force, when Brad Schrader’s best friend, Joe Harms’ wife is missing, he helps the local sheriff with the investigation. By chance, Brad discovers Valerie Harms’ dead body, and in an attempt to get him off the case, the killer kidnaps Brad’s five year old son, Adam, turning the case personal.
The Beach House Murders by John A. Miller, Jr.
Series: Victorian Mansion, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,250. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Is mobster Tony Gambolo behind the murders that haunt Art Parker, teenage Mary Ann Markham, and her best friend Jennifer Martin when Mary Ann’s rich grandfather rents a beach house for a month? Then, Art finds true love in the person of a local doctor, and the girls vanish just before a major hurricane hits. Will Art be able to find the girls and the killer before they all become shark food?
An Ostentation by Pamelia Barratt
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This is a story about the Peacock family, a family as old as Chicago, with secrets embedded within the family tree and concealed by the pride of consecutive generations. Tensions created by the divisions of class and ethnicity set the stage for a compelling love story, woven into a murder mystery intimately entwined with the transformative years of a great city.
Nothing is Always Something by Teresa Meeks
Series: Nothing is Always Something & Everything is Nothing, Book 1. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Stacee Anderson takes control of her life and leaves her abusive husband and starts a new life with her young son, she finds physical and emotional hardships along with murder and mystery. Finding clues to a murder while avoiding her psychopath ex-husband and finding romance, Stacee starts putting together the pieces and the and the mystery starts unraveling.