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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.
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.
The Rune House
By L.J. Hutton
Price: Free! Words: 114,990. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
0.75 star(4.75 from 8 reviews)
In 1574 a strange house is built in the shape of an ancient rune, one of whose ambiguous meanings is an invitation - but an invitation to what? In the present day, Robbie thinks all he has to worry about is the new detective joining him on the cold case unit. Yet with a growing list of disappearances and murders, Robbie and Drake find themselves drawn to the history of the house and its secrets.
The Second Bat Guano War
By J.M. Porup
Price: Free! Words: 100,920. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
0.25 star(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Rats ate his baby while he partied in a disco. Now Horse is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Peru…plus doing the odd favor for the CIA. When his Agency contact goes missing, Horse uncovers his friend’s involvement with a group of terrorists who want to kill off the human “disease” infecting the earth. Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does—will he want to stop him?
Enigma
By Wolf Black
Price: Free! Words: 121,970. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
0.25 star(4.25 from 8 reviews)
Dick Love is a 42-year-old detective from New York now living and working in London. And if given the choice he’d just as soon stay alive. He has a pregnant boxer relying on it.
Stilettos & Scoundrels
By Laina Turner
Price: Free! Words: 101,670. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010 by Five Seas Ink. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.5 star(3.60 from 10 reviews)
RE-EDITED MARCH 2014 Tom raised his hands to protect himself but he wasn’t quick enough. The spikey end of the stiletto heel punctured his neck instantly, sending a spray of blood over the papers on his desk. He tried to cry out, but all that sounded was a gurgling noise as his lungs filled with blood. The intruder set the shoe down next to Tom and backed out of the room softly.
Blood Revenge
By Alina Meuangkhot
Series: Night Stalker Crew, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 100,170. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After fifteen years of fruitless search for his sister’s murderer, Tristan is even more determined to find this bastard and put an end to his existence when his other sister gets captured...
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
By Lisa Clancey
Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,250. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This version has typos corrected. Chloe is a private investigator hired to find a missing painting. Chloe's brother and his hot, new partner are detectives in the Rapides Parish Sherriff's Department keep getting in her way. They don't slow her down but the person shooting at her does. But doesn't stop her from her task. Chloe's adventure is funny to everyone but her.
Rainy Nights: Three Novels
By J.R. Rain
Price: Free! Words: 111,370. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Three Bestselling Books Together in One Omnibus: MOON DANCE, DARK HORSE, and THE VAMPIRE WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO.
The Bill Travis Mysteries Sampler
By George Wier
Price: Free! Words: 124,290. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Includes the complete text of The Last Call and excerpts from Capitol Offense, Longnecks & Twisted Hearts, The Devil To Pay, Death On The Pedernales, Slow Falling, Caddo Cold, and Arrowmoon, along with Author's Notes, short stories, and an essay.
Game 7: Dead Ball
By Allen Schatz
Series: Marshall Connors Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 108,480. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.75 star(4.70 from 10 reviews)
Major league umpire Marshall Connors believes a vacation cut short is a reasonable price to pay for the opportunity to work the World Series. But that price rapidly escalates when he finds himself in the middle of more than the game on the field. Secrets, lies, and revenge spark a fiery collision between past and present and Marshall quickly realizes some things are better left alone.
Ragged Falls
By Sara Klein
Price: Free! Words: 107,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
When hockey star Vlad 'the bad' Ivanov is found dead at his Muskoka cottage; Stacey Button hears her calling as a hard hitting investigative journalist; and she's not going to let a little thing like imminent motherhood stop her. Pansy Flowers on the other hand,could have done without it. After all, just how much jail time would they hand down to two kindergarteners and a grade two kid,for murder?
Blood Frenzy
By Alina Meuangkhot
Series: Night Stalker Crew, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 102,930. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Samantha struggles to hold her beast in check before things gets out of hand again, and a death sentence hanging over her head is something she doesn’t want. She knows the rules, but hunting serial killer on a daily basis is nearly impossible. After killing an innocent, she has been looking over her shoulders and dreading the day when she would find a lovely shiny card that would seal her fate...
Death Comes in the Morning
By Don Bissett
Series: Nathan Parker, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,390. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.75 star(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Nathan Parker never expected to find a body while hiking in Montana. And he certainly didn’t expect it to disappear. But those events land him in a conspiracy of greed that leads to a rising count of missing people. He is dragged to the brink of death, leaving him no option but to fight to survive.
The Gauguin Connection
By Estelle Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 131,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Dr. Genevieve Lenard, a brilliant investigator with high-functioning autism, faces her life’s greatest challenge when a murder probe uncovers a web of unimagined corruption. Will she finally learn to work with a team and stop more artists from being murdered?
Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital Nightmare Of The Dark Shadows
By L.A.A. Law
Series: Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 115,340. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mia always feared Jonathan’s return knowing that he would endure any torture to return the agonizing existence that her choices thrust upon him when he was returned to hell without giving the devil his due. Little does Mia know that fighting to save her children will unearth a secret sacrifice that will have her running away from her soul mate and into the arms of her most feared enemy.
Frisbee
By Eric Bergreen
Price: Free! Words: 128,030. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Evil is loose in the city of Corona, California in the form of a serial killer; a twisted butcher who leaves Sesame Street keepsakes with the victims. Four boys find a strange dog with golden eyes that seems to see more than the boys themselves can. And when their paths cross and their destinies meet, will they have what it takes to stop the Sesame Street Killer?
Shiver on the Sky
By David Haywood Young
Price: Free! Words: 102,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
An Owen Tremaine Supernatural Mystery (Book One): Owen Tremaine is in more trouble than he ever imagined. The founder of a software company, he thought work-related burnout was a major crisis. But then a friend gets killed on Owen’s houseboat. Now he’s dealing with what used to be his own company, a police detective, and...a surprising discovery about local Native American history.
Double Fault at Roland Garros
By Jim Plautz
Price: Free! Words: 126,520. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Four junior tennis players from Spain, France and the U.S.are destined to meet at Roland Garros, home of the French Open, the second leg of the Tennis Grand Slam. The four teenagers meet at the Saddlebrook tennis academy in Tampa, Fl where tennis lessons are spiced with love, jealousy and revenge. Basque ETA terrorist plans to blow up the newly rebuilt stadium set the stage for a thrilling climax.