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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 99 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(5.00 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(4.92 from 49 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 40 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(4.83 from 30 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.
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?
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 4 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?
The Phoenix Rising by Richard Sanders
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 109,710. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by Lee Sanders. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.86 from 7 reviews)
As the most serious threat ever facing the galaxy now looms over them, Calvin and his crew continue their mission to expose the dark conspiracy haunting the Empire. Now a fugitive on the run, Calvin has no choice but to work alongside Raidan’s mysterious Organization. And form an alliance with a misfit band of fair-weather friends. Meanwhile ships are vanishing and murders are going unnoticed.
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.
Reluctant Trust - (Book 3 of 6 in the dark and chilling Jewels Trust M.U.R.D.E.R. Series) by Shirley Spain
Series: Jewels Trust, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,660. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Perverse Needs. Unrelenting Pursuit. Savage Murders. He looks like your husband. Dresses and acts like your husband. But he’s definitely not your husband. A sadistic rapist turned murderer is a dead ringer for Jewels’ hero husband and decides to “become” him. Jewels is forced to accept her new counterfeit husband or suffer grave consequences.
The Phoenix Crisis by Richard Sanders
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Lee Sanders. 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.
She Needed Killing by Bill Fitts
Series: Needed Killing, book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Crawford had never considered taking his cat to the local folk festival. But when a friend wants The Black for a photo shoot, he obliges. That a snake will be part of the shoot is just the first surprise in store for him and his pets. Snakes, fortune tellers, arsonists, blackmailers . . . this festival will be unlike any other in the history of Jemison County.
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.
Silent Witness by Rebecca Forster
Series: The Witness Series, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,860. 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.
The Slayer by Nadine LaPierre
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 123,480. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural(4.80 from 5 reviews)
RCMP Cst. Renaud has been assigned her first Cold Case in Halifax, Nova Scotia, but it quickly turns into a nightmare. With some help––and sometimes hindrance––from her best friend, a beautiful Crown attorney of Mi’kmaq descent, Renaud must decipher where to put her trust or she too may end up getting slayed. After all, not all slayings are of the body. Some are of the heart and soul.
The Ming Inheritance by T.Hunt Locke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,040. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam Collins, a former Boston City police detective, is happily retired in Chiang Mai, Thailand when his world is turned upside down. Innocently helping a friend track down a colleague Sam suddenly finds himself entangled in a mystery over 600 hundred years old. From the picturesque mountains of Mae Hong Song to the seedy go-go bars of Pattaya, Sam is lured into a race against time and history.
The Ultimate Resolution by Dave Sullivan
Series: Jake Kingsley Apostle Island Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dissatisfied with the way the law has come to be practiced, Minneapolis trial lawyer Jake Kingsley "retires" to a 42 foot sailboat in the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior. A friend of a friend, a tragic accident on Otter Island, an old tractor and a lawsuit involving more than just legal claims, but intrigue and crime, bring Jake out of "retirement" for awhile.
Murder at the Poker Table - An Apollo Poirot Whodunit Mystery by Peter Bronsted
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,710. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Julius Vance, the wealthy philanthropist, has been murdered in his secluded mansion during his monthly poker game. One of the ten players must have done it. Apollo Poirot, grandnephew of the famous Belgian detective, is on the scene. Can he solve the crime before the killer strikes again?