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Eye of the Witch
By Dana E. Donovan
Series: Detective Marcella Witch’s Series, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.75 star(4.69 from 13 reviews)
Book 2 in the Detective Marcella Witch's series: Pride, paranoia and paranormal forces all conspire to derail Detective Marcella’s investigation into a series of suspicious suicides in New Castle, Massachusetts. In this sequel to The Witch’s Ladder, Marcella learns that because of the ties that bind their pasts, every potential victim is also a possible suspect.
Are You Positive?
By Stephen Davis
Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 116,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Ripped from the headlines of today's news, "Are You Positive?" is a fictitious courtroom drama in the style of John Grisham. 26-year-old Tyree Johnson stands accused of first degree murder in Greenville, South Carolina. But his murder weapon is not a gun or a knife; it's HIV. “Everyone diagnosed HIV-Positive absolutely must read this book. The rest of us should too.” - Dr. Goddard, CO.
The Witch's Ladder
By Dana E. Donovan
Series: Detective Marcella Witch’s Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 14 reviews)
Book 1 in the Detective Marcella Witch's Series: A group of individuals proficient in the psychic academia of clairvoyance, mental telepathy and bilocation, working to understand life’s most unusual secrets soon realize that even their abilities of mind over matter can't save them from the blade of the surgeon stalker. Word count 75,603 Print page count 354
Wrongful Death: The AIDS Trial
By Stephen Davis
Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
"WRONGFUL DEATH: The AIDS Trial" is the true story of how government lies and incompetence, gross medical malpractice, and unbridled greed by a drug company cost 300,000 American lives in just ten years. "It reads like a cross between a John Grisham thriller and an informative scientific treatise on AIDS." - D.D. Steele, Attorney, California. "A legitimate page-turner." - Dr. Harvey Bialy, Mexico
For Sale in Palm Springs: The Henry Wright Mystery Series
By Albert Simon
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
1 star(3.94 from 16 reviews)
A murdered real estate agent. Unsatisfied home buyers. A possible celebrity scam. A secret society! Join retired police chief Henry Wright in figuring out who killed Palm Springs real estate mogul Rex Thornbird in this page turning thriller that will keep you guessing. This first book in the Henry Wright Mystery Series takes our detective from Palm Springs to the Silicon Valley. Newly revised!
Ransom X
By I.B. Holder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
1 star(4.93 from 15 reviews)
Martin Legacy was a top field interrogator before his life was shattered by a random crime. He withdrew to a basement post in the FBI, developing a mythic reputation as a brilliant malcontent. An agent brings him an active case. An abduction ring is preying on women, using them in adult films, ransomed for the price of pornography. They just took the daughter of an old friend, the head of the FBI.
Deadly Stillwater
By Roger Stelljes
Price: Free! Words: 107,800. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
0.75 star(4.67 from 9 reviews)
NYT & USA Today bestselling author, Roger Stelljes delivers an action packed, pulse pounding thriller that is the 2nd book in the McRyan Mystery Series. An abduction is just the beginning in a case of betrayal and revenge that will ultimately strike at the soul of the St. Paul Police Department. Also available: FIRST DEADLY CONSPIRACY - 3 book box set and Newest Release - ELECTING TO MURDER.
Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1)
By D.L. Miles
Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
0.5 star(4.50 from 8 reviews)
It’s been one year since the creatures of Shadeland have exposed themselves to the world, but 17 year old Liv doesn’t really care; she knew of them long before anyone else did because her best friend Luke is one. But when women begin dying in her hometown, Luke gets blamed for the killings because he isn’t human and it sets Liv on a mission to find out who the killer really is, or what it is.
Free to Die
By Bob McElwain
Price: Free! Words: 63,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 10 reviews)
Brad Ashton fled three years ago to avoid a conviction for murder. Now he's back. And his hope for freedom appears to be within reach. Unfortunately there are those who have no interest in his legal status; they only want him dead or on the run once more...
Shadow Unit 1
By Emma Bull
Price: Free! Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit hunts humanity's worst nightmares. But there are nightmares humanity doesn't dream are real. The BAU sends those cases down the hall. There, Stephen Reyes and his team pursue criminals transformed by a mysterious force: the anomaly. Welcome to Shadow Unit. The Shadow Unit series was created by award-winning authors Emma Bull and Elizabeth Bear.
Spying in High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.25 star(4.33 from 9 reviews)
L.A. shoe designer, Maddie Springer, lives her life by one rule: Fashion. But things take a turn from Manolos to murder when her boyfriend disappears, along with $20 million in embezzled funds, the LAPD's sexiest cop is watching ehr every move, and dead bodies start falling in her path. Along with a cast of wacky friends and family, Maddie tries to catch a killer before the killer catches her.
La prisión de Black Rock
By Fernando Trujillo
Series: La prisión de Black Rock, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,870. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
¿Cuál es la peor condena que le puede caer a un preso de Illinois? Ni la cadena perpetua, ni la inyección letal. El peor castigo es el destino a la prisión de Black Rock, una fortaleza de negros muros cuya localización exacta nadie conoce. Los reclusos No tardarán en averiguar que de la resolución del misterio de Black Rock depende mucho más que su propia vida.
Tedd and Todd's secret
By Fernando Trujillo
Price: Free! Words: 99,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A man has been murdered. He is blond, blue-eyed and is wearing a white suit. His surname is White. The murdered man is dark, black-eyed and his suit is black...the same as his surname. And, as if that isn't enough, they look like perfect twins except for the details of eye colour and complexion. Two policemen are in charge of the hottest crime in London...
Bubba and the Dead Woman
By C.L. Bevill
Series: Bubba, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 80,040. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
1 star(4.88 from 17 reviews)
Bubba is a good old boy with lots of problems. His ex-fiancee is deader than a door nail and everyone thinks he dun did it. His house is haunted. His mother is running an illegal gambling ring. His dog likes to bite people too much. And he's got to find out who really did it before the sheriff throws him in jail...again. This novel has been recently revised.
A Death In Beverly Hills
By David Grace
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 137,970. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When the wife and three year old step-daughter of fading movie star, Tom Travis, disappeared, a massive, fruitless, search was launched. Three months later, the body of Travis's wife was discovered in a shallow grave only a few miles from where Tom had been riding his dune buggy on the day she vanished. Travis is on trial for capital murder. But did he do it?
The Value of Life
By Andy Crowson
Price: Free! Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
0.75 star(4.71 from 21 reviews)
A 12 y/o boy is kidnapped - but the ransom price is left to his parents! Before he is returned (safely) another boy is taken. Then another. Rookie detective Joseph Lindahl is a psychology graduate and thinks he knows what the kidnapper wants - but colleagues are sceptical. The solution might please the press and embarrass a judge, but it it gets Joseph into trouble at Longmarsh Police HQ
The Rings of Poseidon
By Mike Crowson
Price: Free! Words: 80,860. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Archeologists led by Afro-Caribbean Alysia Graham excavating in the Orkney Isles (off Scotland) uncover a remarkably preserved copper ring that seems to have the power to give the wearer a glimpse of the past - but is it their past or the ring's? Why are the team connected to the ring? Who is searching for it over millenia? An occult story accurately crafted by an adept of the western mysteries.
Clearwater Journals
By Al Rennie
Series: Clearwater, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,660. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
1 star(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Joe Holiday, an ex Metro cop, finds himself dragged into an investigation by Mia, an IHOP waitress. The probing they do into the murder of Mia's sister years earlier turns into a deadly manhunt with Joe and Mia suddenly becoming the targets of a vicious plot.
Times of Trouble
By Victoria Rollison
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 103,710. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Ellen’s sister is in trouble. She knows something she shouldn’t and people want her dead. Ellen wants to help her. But how do you find someone who doesn't want to be found? Ellen's determination to find her sister leads to dead ends and near misses, lucky breaks, personal danger and devastating betrayal.
A Dream of Death (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1)
By Harrison Drake
Series: Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
OPP Detective Lincoln Munroe is coming up empty. As a serial killer terrorizes the area surrounding London, Canada, Lincoln finds himself at a standstill waiting for the perfect killer to make his first mistake. While the body count rises without any leads, Lincoln is haunted by dreams of discovering skeletal remains in the forest beneath a bloody knife - dreams with a link to a decades-old crime.