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The Honorable Man by Charles Moore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Danny Miller, a retired dentist, is murdered for no apparent reason, and the police begin their investigation, Johnny “Clubs” Murdock is hired to observe and report on the progress of the investigation. Without trying he becomes more and more involved until, more by luck than by design, the truth, as clear as any truth can be, comes to light.
Dog Have Mercy by Neil Plakcy
Series: Golden Retriever Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 6th golden retriever mystery, Christmas approaches and reformed hacker Steve Levitan tries to help a fellow ex-con now working at the vet’s office in Stewart’s Crossing. His curiosity, & the crime-solving instincts of his golden retriever, Rochester, kick in when liquid potassium ampoules are stolen from the vet and Steve’s new friend is a suspect in the theft -- and in a series of deaths.
Resurrected in Rosedale by Tom Padley
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The story of one man's return home after being thought of as 'killed in action' during the Vietnam war. Harwood's return, prompted by his father's death, uncovers an ugly series of murders in this seemingly idyllic small town near Salt Lake City, Utah. Religion, delusion, conspiracy, as well as good old schizophrenia move the story to a dramatic conclusion as Harwood becomes an amateur sleuth.
Second Chances by Bill Beaman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,420. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Iowa Farmer is at it again with a sequel to The Iowa Farmer's Wife. Follow the adventures of a widowed farmwife trying to hang on to her livelihood and the burnt-out detective she has rescued from himself. An investigation ensues after a farmer is found buried in his own cornfield, and when a 12-year-old boy turns up as a witness, the local law enforcement has to move fast saving his life.
The Falmouth Model by Allan Jones
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,080. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British(5.00 from 1 review)
The Falmouth Model Detective Sergeant Catrin Sayer is asked to help with a cybercrime issue, to trace the ‘hacker’ who prepared a bizarre image of a student at Falmouth University in Cornwall and placed it on her Facebook page. As a second image of the young woman is hacked into the website of the Tate Gallery, Sayer is drawn further into the strange case.
A Knife in My Back by Sam Merwin Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Renaissance E-Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The female Nero Wolfe! The first outing of Amelia Winslow Brewster ("Amy" to her friends), the elephantine, cigar-smoking, blue-blooded genius of a detective, finds her in a battle of wits with an unknown killer who has neatly framed her nephew.
Death On The Point by Duane Wurst
Price: Free! Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Eye witness to a murder on The Point, seventeen-year-old Colton Blackwell cannot convince the police he is telling the truth. With the help of his classmates, the youngster starts his own investigation. Even though Colton is an all “A” student, he makes some very bad decisions, potentially costing his family their lives.
Clearwater Stake Out by Al Rennie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,270. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Joe and Billy Ray are kicking back at the track when Joe gets an offer from a crime boss that he can’t refuse; Mia is disappointed in Valentine’s Day and gets tipsy; Amber is being stalked; Natalie, is having problems with the job; Joe takes his kids to the track; Homeland makes Joe an offer he can’t refuse; a gun deal goes sideways; another fun romp in Clearwater Beach sun with Doc and the gang!!
The Sassy Suspect by Kelly Rey
Series: Jamie Winters Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Just when legal secretary and reluctant sleuth Jamie Winters thinks life has settled down and her prospects are looking up...murder catches up to her again! Kay Culverson, a talk show host, is found dead in her office after alienating not only Jamie’s boss, Howard Dennis, but also her own agent and every employee in the studio. With the help of her wacky friends, Jamie is on the case!
The Choking Game - A John and Sarah Jarad Nantucket Mystery by Martha Reed
Series: A John and Sarah Jarad Nantucket Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,030. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Whistler, a seasonal stalker, is terrorizing the women of Nantucket. When the body of a missing nanny is found anchored to the bottom of Satan's Tub, police Lieutenant John Jarad fears that this year The Whistler is upping his twisted game. Mainland artist Sarah Hawthorne is fleeing her blistered past. She becomes the focus of a team of sexual predators. Is Sarah the fresh item on their menu?
The Book of Lismore by Yvonne Marjot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
While visiting the beautiful Hebridean island of Lismore, Cas and Sam stumble upon a new chapter of the island’s past. Once again, they are confronted by the ghosts of the distant past, and ancient tragedy combines with present danger as each is faced with a fresh challenge.
Downstream ~ A Witherston Murder Mystery by Betty Jean Craige
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
At the celebration of his hundredth birthday, local billionaire Francis Hearty Withers announces to the people gathered on the front lawn of Witherston Baptist Church that he has finalized his will. In it he bequeaths $1 billion to his north Georgia hometown of Witherston and another $1 billion to be divided up equally among the town’s 4,000 residents—but it has some unanticipated consequences...
The Leaves by Jeremy Akatsa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
I was raped by my father and his men. I was also born with an unusual gift that I kept a secret until now... I discovered magic.
Brandi's Nightmare by A. G. Moye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Seventeen year old Brandi finds her world turned upside down when her parents were killed in a car bombing days before graduation and her eighteenth birthday. She learns the last name she used all her life was not her parents true last name or hers! Events are set into motion when she flees going to New York City where the answers to her questions would be found. Her search begins!
The Goldilocks Murder by James Coyle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,210. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Timothy Walker is hired for a missing person case by a consortium called the Seven Sisters. He finds the missing sister, murdered by a blow to the head from a sack of gold nuggets. His investigation incriminates the unstable Carol Brandauer,engaged in a deadly game of pursuit himself. Those who enjoyed Jim Coyle’s California detective novel, Evil at Its Ease, will like this set in both CA and NY.
Black Traffic by David Edgerley Gates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,900. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Glass signed off the radio and walked over to where Andy stood, looking down at the dead man. The exit wound in the back of his head was the size of a lemon, and most of his brains had leaked out of the skull cavity. Glass tipped the dead man’s face up with his foot. The features were swollen and distorted, his cheeks puffy and cyanotic, the waxy skin bruised with powder residue.
The Eleventh Hour by Julie Clements
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A scream breaks the silence filling the rest area, jolting Tad, a pharmaceutical rep, out of his nap. After a survey of the rest area, he finds a thirteen-year-old girl named Erin, whose parents have vanished from their RV. With little help from local law enforcement, Tad feels obligated to help the girl. A search leads to their abduction and the discovery of an illegal medical testing facility.
The Master Plan, A Tommy O'Leary Mystery by Peter Giannotti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Detective Tommy O’Leary and his new partner, Susan Kendall, are assigned the murder investigation of a local abortion doctor. The grisly scene both shocks and horrifies the seasoned detectives. As it turns out, the killing is only the first in a string of deaths in and around the Elm City. On the surface the killings appear to be politically motivated. However, the true motive is revenge.