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Heller's Punishment by JD Nixon
Series: Heller, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: Australian English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.95 from 96 reviews)
Security officer Tilly Chalmers has three new assignments to cope with - chaperoning a devious addict to rehabilitation; live-in security for an isolated religious cult; and protecting a TV host in a damaging court case. All this, as well as managing her growing attraction to her boss Heller and deciding what to do about her love-rat ex-boyfriend’s demands to rekindle their relationship.
Blood Feud by JD Nixon
Series: Little Town, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,040. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural(4.98 from 55 reviews)
A seemingly inexplicable and shockingly violent crime in the beautiful rural locale of ‘Little Town’ has devastating personal and professional consequences for its two police officers, Senior Constable Tess Fuller and her partner, Sergeant Finn Maguire. And has Tess really seen the last of the predatory Red Bycraft?
Heller's Revenge by JD Nixon
Series: Heller, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,230. Language: Australian English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.90 from 48 reviews)
Tilly Chalmers' sexy boss, Heller, has a talent for making enemies, and he has a few scores to settle - including one with Tilly's brother. Tilly must juggle that constant worry with managing three new jobs as a rookie security officer - crowd control at a lingerie show, babysitting a randy IT billionaire and an emotional job with an environmental activist. But as usual, nothing goes to plan.
Heller's Girlfriend by JD Nixon
Series: Heller, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: Australian English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.95 from 39 reviews)
Tilly Chalmers’ life is complicated. Her boyfriend is demanding more attention while her boss Heller is a distracting temptation. Can she manage both of them as well as her new assignments: chaperoning a woman in an ugly divorce case; security at a swingers’ party; and looking after an A-list movie star? And how well can she pretend she doesn’t care now that Heller’s found himself a girlfriend?
Blood Sport by JD Nixon
Series: Little Town, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,230. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural(4.81 from 31 reviews)
At first glance, the small mountain settlement of ‘Little Town’ seems a peaceful rural haven, but police officers Tess Fuller and Finn Maguire are kept fully occupied trying to maintain some order amongst the huge feral Bycraft family. Can they recapture fugitive Red Bycraft before he hunts down Tess? And what is it exactly that those bikies are doing at their secret retreat?
Deadly Benefits by Ryn Pitts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical(5.00 from 12 reviews)
A young mother dies in the intensive care unit and the medical center goes into a defensive tailspin. Fingers point to a fatal medication error by moonlighting pharmacist, Heli Harri. But Heli bites back and begins a chase for the truth that becomes a surefire prescription for hidden danger and unexpected romance, while behind the white drape of medicine, a chilling murder almost goes undetected.
Shadow Unit 2 by Emma Bull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Contains three novellas: “Ballistic” by Sarah Monette, Emma Bull, Elizabeth Bear & Amanda Downum “Endgames” by Emma Bull “Overkill” by Elizabeth Bear plus bonus material.
Underdogs by Geonn Cannon
Series: Underdogs, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,810. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by Supposed Crimes, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Ariadne Willow is a private investigator with a secret weapon. She's a canidae, a person with the ability to transform into a wolf at will. Using her heightened senses to track and her shapeshifting to follow people without being seen, she's made a decent business for herself and her associate Dale Frye.
Murder by the Old Maine Stream by Bernadine Fagan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 5 reviews)
If ever a woman was not cut out for life in a backwoods town in Maine it's chic city woman Nora Lassiter. If ever there was a misunderstanding about what a woman does for a living, the very idea that Nora could be a "hotshot New York detective" takes the cake. But when she stumbles upon a body in the woods, and her uncle becomes a suspect, her plans to return to the city are put on hold.
The Men's Club by Drew Lindsay
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural(5.00 from 5 reviews)
All Ben Hood wanted was a quiet holiday by the sea. He didn’t want to spend time protecting beautiful women, repeatedly getting into fights or analysing bizarre death scenes. He didn’t want to be stalked and shot at by a hit man. Ben therefore, picked a remote coastal town in Australia where none of these things could possibly happen. Guess what?
Forgotten Memories by Eve Bentley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The adrenalin was was rushing through her body as Vicki made her escape from the clutches of the sadistic gun dealing drug smuggler Derek. she felt no fear nor pain from the cut that was oozing blood on the side of her face.
Bubba and the Missing Woman by C.L. Bevill
Series: Bubba, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,880. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
More problems for Bubba! A trip to the big D! Potential in-laws! A demented superhero calling himself The Purple Singapore Sling! And most importantly, he's got to find the missing woman of his dreams before time runs out! Book 3 of the Bubba series
Tangled Webs by Scott Prussing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,090. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Casey Conner has sworn off police work. Killing a kid will do that to you. Except for his nightmares, his new life is good--until some psycho begins copying killings from TV's most violent cop show. As the bodies pile up, Conner's fragile sanity is threatened when he is slowly drawn into the hunt for the killer. Filled with surprising twists, this book will grab you from the very first chapter.
When We Were Married - Volume 3 - The Wind Is Rising - Part 1 by Daniel Quentin Steele
Series: When WE Were Married, Part 1- Two Weeks In November. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 110,750. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 10 reviews)
BLURB: Whoever said the law is a jealous mistress didn't know the half of it. North Florida prosecutor Bill Maitland has lost his wife and a woman he cared for to his job and may lose a girlfriend, the hottest blonde in Florida. And if a crooked sheriff and his legal killers and a Mexican drug cartel's assassins don't get him, the U.S. government just might! But Maitland doesn't know HOW to quit!
Heller’s Decision by JD Nixon
Series: Heller, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,140. Language: Australian English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.93 from 15 reviews)
Tilly Chalmers’ new job as a researcher for a TV star turns out to be more eventful than she ever expected. Always on the lookout for a top rating story for her boss, she tangles with adult movie stars and a man who inspired a couple of young murderers. An unwelcome encounter with an old enemy stirs up trouble, and what decision does Heller make that threatens to jeopardise their relationship?
Finn's Golem by Gregg Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Equal parts noir detective story and speculative fiction thriller, Finn's Golem is a fast-paced one-two punch from the author of Black Jack Justice and the Tales of the Red Panda adventure series.
Everybody Lies by L.J. Breedlove
Series: Talkeetna. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Alaska's most hated lobbyist is dead. To State Patrol Lieutenant Paul Kitka, it seems simple -- abused wife flees to Alaska, husband follows, she shoots him -- and any Alaskan jury would acquit her. But Candace Marshall says she didn't do it. And it turns out that more than one person in Talkeetna had a grudge against the dead man. All of a sudden the case isn't simple at all.
Murder on the Wold by Kevin Hurst
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,890. Language: British English. Published: February 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The discovery of a murdered corpse and the kidnapping of a young schoolgirl, take place simultaneously in a quiet countryside village. The local police, with no experience in crimes of this nature, are completely baffled in their attempts to find both sets of culprits. Despite the condescending and chauvinistic attitudes of her senior officers, can the rooky cop Millie step up to the plate?
Fearless in High Heels by Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer is obsessed with the “Moonlight” movies saga. But when she encounters a murder by bite marks, suddenly life imitates art in the deadliest of ways, and Maddie finds herself investigating a crime that leads her from a deadly dance club to a coven of Hollywood “vampires.”
Days of Atonement by Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 149,170. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Loren Hawn is a traditional Western peace officer walking the streets of 21st Century New Mexico, and seemingly unaware that times have changed. And when a dying man named Randal falls out of a bullet-riddled car and dies in Loren’s arm, Loren finds he isn’t the only man living in the wrong time--- because he remembers pulling Randal’s dead body out of a wrecked car twenty years before.