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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.
Heller's Regret by JD Nixon
Series: Heller, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: Australian English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 6 reviews)
There’s not much ordinary about Tilly Chalmers’ life as a security officer. Her latest assignments – two jobs involving children; protection of a valuable jewellery collection; and security at an unusual conference – provide plenty of adventures for her. But it’s her private life, including her complex relationship with her beautiful boss, Heller, causing her greatest personal challenges yet.
Serpents in the Light by T.M. Royster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
They only wanted to free a man from his inner demons. Instead, they killed someone. Now they have a monster of a problem and blood on their hands. In order to hide their sin, they are forced into doing the unthinkable. And this time, it won’t be manslaughter. It will be cold-blooded murder.
Expert Witness by Rebecca Forster
Series: The Witness, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Hermosa Beach attorney Josie Bates is missing, and the cops say there's nothing they can do. They believe she can take care of herself, but the release of an old client and mysterious list found in her car say different. Racing against time, Josie's sixteen-year-old ward, Hannah Sheraton, and Josie's lover, Archer, must work together despite their differences to find her before it's too late.
A Hostage to Heritage: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller by Suzanne Adair
Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Redcoat investigator Lt. Michael Stoddard expects to round up two miscreants before Lord Cornwallis's army arrives for supplies. But his quarries' trail crosses with that of a criminal who has abducted an English heir. Michael's efforts to track down the boy plunge him into a twilight of terror from radical insurrectionists, whiskey smugglers, and snarled secrets out of his own past in Yorkshire.
The Dark Side Of Glory by Richard McMahon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The biographer of a highly decorated general learns that there is a hidden side to his life, involving a covered-up murder, a secret Japanese mistress, and an abandoned illegitimate daughter. As the story unfolds, it traces the general’s last command and the lives of its men, from its slow buildup to combat readiness, to its achieving fame in the Korean War.
Times of Trouble by Victoria Rollison
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 103,710. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Categories: 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.
Deadly Engagement: A Georgian Historical Mystery by Lucinda Brant
Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Spring 1763. Career diplomat Alec Halsey is embroiled in country house murder and mayhem. He must also confront past demons in his love life and a cruel twist of fate reveals why his brother will go to any lengths to ruin him. Along with Lucinda Brant's trademark wit and high drama there are deeper subplots and even quirkier characters to have you shuddering and laughing in equal measure!
The Titanic Plan by Michael Bockman
Price: Free! Words: 126,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 4 reviews)
TRUE: 100 years ago J. Pierpont Morgan and a group of bankers and financiers took direct control of the American economy. 100 years ago radical firebrands were conspiring to create a workers revolution. 100 years ago the American government was paralyzed by a bitter political struggle. 100 years ago a great ship sank on her maiden voyage. They said it was an accident. They were wrong.
The Devil's Legacy by Tom Jackson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,740. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The opening of Pandora’s Box creates pandemonium in the office of the British Prime Minister. A team is assembled to solve a two hundred year old conspiracy in order to prevent the Box’s incredible secrets from being revealed to the world and plunging British society into chaos. Will the search for truth be successful? And will it result in the restoration of a country’s stolen heritage?
Limoncello Yellow (Franki Amato Mysteries #1) by Traci Andrighetti
Series: Franki Amato Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Francesca "Franki" Amato makes the snap decision to move to New Orleans to work at her friend Veronica's detective agency, Private Chicks, Inc. But Franki's hopes for a more stable life are soon dashed when Private Chicks is hired by the prime suspect in a murder case to find out what really happened to a beautiful young boutique manager who was found strangled to death with a cheap yellow scarf.
Indomitable Thirst (Ever-Presence) by Katelin Ballinger
Series: Ever-Presence, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When Vanessa Howell goes to Dartmouth College, she knew that things were going to be different. Little did she know that she was going to get caught in the middle of something dangerous. When Vanessa's roommate, Sarah, goes missing, she discovers that her life is on the line as well. To find the kidnappers, Vanessa must seek help from Victor Malorne, who holds more secrets than the case itself.
Silent Witness by Rebecca Forster
Series: The Witness, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,650. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Josie Bates is pulled back into the world of high-stakes law when her ex-cop lover, Archer, is accused of murdering his disable stepson - a son Josie never knew he had. Racing against time, she must prove Archer has been framed. Her faith is shaken as she battles to save Archer, almost despairing until she uncovers the most dangerous evidence of all - the testimony of the silent witness.
Beyond Malice by Rebecca Forster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Unlike her sister Nora, attorney Amanda Cross has worked hard for what little she has. When Nora is accused of murdering a partner's wife she is abandoned by the legal community and reluctantly turns to Amanda for a defense. With the help of an investigator with a chip on his shoulder, outgunned Amanda must peel away the protective layers of those who are beyond reproach and save her sister.
Gavel by Ian Wynne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,090. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Wildlife photographer Andrew Pringle stumbles into a world of corruption and violence as he tries to make sense of his brother's murder. Gavel is a story about forbidden passions, entrapment and a lust for power at the highest levels of Australian society.
Olive Park by C. J. Booth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,060. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sacramento Cold Case Detectives Stan Wyld and Jake Steiner, with assistant Mallory Dimante, are handed the worst unsolved serial killer case in California history. But, as the investigation unfolds, it becomes apparent that the Olive Park murders were just the beginning. The killer has never stopped, and now has chosen it's next victim. And no one knows who it is. And no one can stop it.
Under Suspicion - The Legend of D.B. Cooper by James Olszewski
Series: The Legend of D.B. Cooper, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 151,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Two men on the same side of the law-with two different objectives. While investigating the same case, the situation turns deadly. Jim Harper is a small town sheriff determined to protect his community. Alan Bradley is a hard driving, big city Special Agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency. The two clash during an investigation involving the legendary D.B. Cooper. Who will find the truth first?
Broken Build: Silicon Valley Romantic Suspense by Rachelle Ayala
Series: Chance for Love, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,480. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jen Jones wasn't a criminal. She just made a few bad choices and ruined a few lives, primarily that of her boss, CEO Dave Jewell. When her blackmailer is murdered, she becomes the next target. Dave protects Jen, but the last thing he expects is love, lies, and a link to his past. Jen must solve the mystery and thwart a ruthless killer while keeping her heart from being broken.
The Phoenix Crisis by Richard L. Sanders
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The leaders of the Phoenix Conspiracy are poised to usher in The Hour of Ascension. And it is up to Calvin to expose the conspiracy before the Empire collapses in a firestorm of civil war. The Organization, the Akiras, CERKO, the Advent, the Phoenix Ring... it all comes down to this moment. And the question on everyone's mind is, can the Empire survive? Or will it be lost to the tempest.
Cloaked in Blood by LS Sygnet
Series: Eriksson (Darkwater Bay), Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 3 reviews)
(Eriksson Novel #7) In the final chapters of Helen Eriksson's quest for the truth about herself, she uncovers the secret in Darkwater Bay that Jerry Lowe once warned her wasn't meant to remain buried. When the dust settles from the final confrontation, she wonders who will be left alive, and on whose side they'll stand.