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One Hand Killing
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Series: An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,830. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Burned out from the gritty streets and depraved criminals she deals with daily, NYPD Detective Alex Sullivan escapes to the only place she can find any peace—a Zen Monastery in the Catskill Mountains. But while there, the walls of this once peaceful sanctuary are breached by the horror of ritual murders and the slow acid drip of suspicion.
Undercover Reunion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Two lifelong girlfriends find their childhood game of playing spies from a 60s TV show becomes all too real when they attend their 30th high school reunion and are recruited by the same organization to thwart a former schoolmate's plan for worldwide domination. Connect with Raven West: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Author-Raven-West/142481059153188 Twitter: https://twitter.com/ravenwest
Deadly Secrets
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Series: Mapleton Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,460. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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Mapleton Police Chief Gordon Hepler would rather be on the streets than behind a desk dealing with budgets and the town council. When a fatal accident seems connected to two of Mapleton's most beloved citizens, he gets his wish. When he ties the accident to a grisly murder, he's afraid he's getting more than he bargained for. Can he solve the crime without revealing the secrets of his citizens?
ParaDick Sharry
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,920. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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Hyper Futhark! Abnormal paranormal! Reader is warned, before beginning: this book contains wraith-inhibited sinning.
The Big Gamble
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Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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He knew that slot machine was gonna pay off big. But his luck was against him--in more ways than one--and another man claimed the jackpot. But there's more than one way to win or lose in New Orleans, and the casino's got nothing on the high-stakes game going on in the hotel penthouse. Up there, it's life or death.
The Hudson Agency - Chicago Style
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Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Case #1: From the Case Files of the Hudson Agency. Private Eye, Carl Danby tries to stay out of the limelight. Ever since the detective injured his knee on the job, the big boss himself has hinted at Danby’s retirement. Then the Agency is hired by successful Chicago businessman, Benjamin Porter, who has recently been involved in a series of life-threatening accidents. Danby's assigned the case
Buried In Benidorm
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Price: Free! Words: 58,080. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Ex-priest and newly minted agnostic Max Castillo ekes out a living as a private investigator from his houseboat in Benidorm, Spain. He's finally got a little free time ... until a big-shot turns up dead at a local golf course. Now, his former employer is calling in an old debt, and Max is neck-deep in gangsters, grifters and girls with grudges.
Murder at Honeysuckle Hotel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,780. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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It’s summertime in Honeysuckle, and everyone is lazing in the shade with a tall glass of lemonade. Everyone except Raelynn Pendleton. She’s stuck working at the local store to make the rent while her no-good ex-husband lives it up with a floozy. When she inherits a Victorian house, Raelynn jumps at the chance to turn her life around. How can she afford the upkeep on such a huge place? Simple.
The Queen of Cool
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,790. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Devastated by her husband’s sudden death, Lorraine “Lo” Downs returns from his funeral to find that she is locked out of their home. With no money in her pocket, and her wedding album as her only possession, Lo lands in the center of an international conspiracy to distribute a toxic weapon of mass destruction. With the help of her friends and family, Lo risks it all in the name of love.
Arcanorum: A Lake People Novel
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Series: Lake People, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,860. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
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Jane is a woman without a past. She wakes up in the back of a car with handcuffs on her wrists, with a man intent on doing her harm. She escapes, but into the murky underworld of New Orleans. A mysterious man shadows her and strange memories tantalize her.
Dying to Get Even
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Series: The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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The second in the very funny Jennifer Marsh Mystery Series. Mystery writer Jennifer Marsh has caught her friend Emmie Walker standing over her dead ex-husband's body with a bloody knife. Now Jennifer, the prime witness, must prove that sweet, senior citizen Emmie could not have done the deed. There's a long list of people who wanted Edgar dead. But the police are sure they already have their man.
Put It In First
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Gracie Peyton’s list of problems keeps growing. Her father just had a heart attack and she's now running his car dealership. Add in hapless Officer Mueller who’s trying to get promoted, a string of arsons and a little psychic vision problem and she’s got her hands full. When the fires get a little too close for comfort and the cop turns up the heat, can she manage it all without getting burned?
The Piano Book
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A curious 10-year old school boy visits the house of a reclusive neighbor to play his piano. What he discovers is the ultimate reason why this neighbor does not like visitors.
Island Getaway, An Art Crime Team Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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A shy librarian and a dashing FBI agent must work together to catch a killer and recover a priceless silver treasure in this light and sweetly romantic suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the Do It Yourself Home Renovation mysteries and the Cutthroat Business mysteries. Previously published as Act of Redemption.
Tuning In (An Elite Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Canan Jones turns twenty-five and receives a phone call from a man who knows his secret. Canan has the ability to tune into the emotions of other people and he is wanted to work for an underground government agency in Sydney. 5000 words
Glacier Lake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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The state marshal discovers the body of a young American Indian girl in a remote high-country cabin at Glacier Lake. The marshal is led to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and a white man who is a wannabe Indian. One of the issues there is that this man has a prior record, the use of alcohol, drugs and even prostitution. The state marshal devises a plan and a sting in order to bring justice.
Last Writes (Ghostwriter Mystery 3)
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Series: Ghostwriter Mystery, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Gutsy ghostwriter Roxy Parker is back, and this time it's personal. Someone is killing best-selling authors and the evidence points firmly at Roxy's agent, Oliver. But she’s not convinced. With the help of seductive reporter David Lone, Roxy tries to hunt down the killer before she becomes the hunted—little does she know, a ghostwriter is next on the hit list! Will this be Roxy's last writes?
Flowers for Mercedes
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Series: The Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 36,050. Language: British English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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A girl on a motorbike, a hit and run, a detective called Flowers, a warehouse robbery, a train derailment, a missing cat, arson, kidnap and more in three complete stories about Mercedes Drew which, together, form the first part of the Mercedes Drew mysteries.
Tug-of-War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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When therapist Marlana accepts a difficult case from her mentor, Dr. Whitney, she's faced with a possible dual personality: Robert/Carol. Marlana struggles with her feelings. What if, in helping Robert/Carol, she discovers one of them is the murderer? As Marlana helps Robert delve deeper into his memory, he reveals his goal: "I want my life back." She knows now that she must forge ahead.
Tall Tales Twin-Pack, Mysteries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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2 mysterious short stories in 1 book. In "The House on Cliffside," Colonel Booth fears that his doctor is spending too much time with Booth's wife. When her body is found at the foot of a cliff, he knows it isn't an accident. "In the Playground," 2nd place winner in Suspense Magazine's 2011 writing contest, is a thriller about a suspicious stranger who watches children in a playground - but why?