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Once Gone (a Riley Paige Mystery--Book #1)
Price: Free! Words: 70,620. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A dark psychological thriller with heart-pounding suspense, ONCE GONE marks the debut of a riveting new series—and a beloved new character—that will leave you turning pages late into the night.
Greed Kills
Series: Persephone Stone Corporate Avenger. Price: Free! Words: 78,110. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Persephone Stone, consultant turned corporate avenger seeks to avenge the injustices carried out on a daily basis by today's corporate warriors. Helped by her friends Isaac Ben Meissen and Reg Blake, she takes on the task of finding and punishing a clever and narcissistic fraudster turned murderer. Dealing out justice, and then crossing the line into retribution, Persephone is forever changed.
The Portrait
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A young queen was loved by the king more than anyone on the earth. But she died in an accident. The king was sitting in front of her portrait continuously for ten days and on eleventh day he also died.There is a strong belief that if any person looks at least one minute a day for consecutive ten days, either the person will die naturally or commit suicide on the 11th day.
The Eilean Mor Mystery
Series: Beyond Belief. Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
During December 1900 the three lighthouse keepers of Eilean Mor in the Flannen Isles disappeared without a trace. Speculation has followed for years thereafter until the personal journal of one of the keepers was found.
Mud Pie
Price: Free! Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A tale of rugby, puddings and murder. Ingredients: 1 handful of illegal drugs, 1 twelve-inch chef's knife, 1 blood-stained handkerchief, 6 rugby forwards and half a motorbike. When stirred by Lannie Herron, a young chef on the run, these make a deadly mixture. One of the players at the rugby club where she works may be a killer - but which one?
The Heart of Blood (Part II of Obscure Blood)
Price: Free! Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This psychological thriller is stirring and suspenseful (Part II of Obscure Blood).
The Town that Disappeared
Series: Beyond Belief, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In August of 1952, the town of Ashley and all its residents disappeared without a trace. There were no clues, no answers and no evidence... Until now.
Heroes of Destiny
Price: Free! Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Is Dalton James a hero? Certainly not! He’s a grumpy private detective that drinks too much whiskey and smokes too many cigars. He hopes to earn enough money to pay the monthly bills and once in a while get a woman or two into his bed. But what if omens, faith and destiny all work together to make him a hero? This is the story of one such man.
Hunters
Series: San Antonio Mysteries and Murder (Monica Martinez). Price: Free! Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Officer Monica Martinez suspects that a string of murders in and around San Antonio are related. Though she knows that she should leave it to the homicide detectives to solve the case, her instincts tell her that there is more to the mystery than the detectives realize. Monica is unable to let it go, even if it means jeopardizing her career, and possibly even her life.
A Box of Tissues, 2 Rolls of Toilet Paper and a Plastic Bottle of Water
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016 by Tailored PC Documents. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A famous Tampa Bay, FL defense attorney has been kidnapped, drugged, and thrown into a room containing only a potty chair, two rolls of toilet paper, a box of tissues, and a plastic bottle of water. He wakes up to find his wallet and jewelry are missing; his clothes are filthy and bloody. He has no idea where he is, who did this to him, or why. He must escape before "they" return, but how?
Diner Deeds Done Dirt Cheap - an Aspie Girl in Massachusetts
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Willow likes her quiet routine. She edits books from her small apartment. She occasionally goes out to the local diner for a tuna melt. She enjoys living in Worcester. It's where the Worcester Lunch Car Company made diners from 1096 to 1957. And now she gets to enjoy one in all its vintage glory. But her quiet, predictable evening at the diner is disturbed when four restaurant workers come in ...
An Amoral Dilemma
Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A thief. A man in a white suit. One choice. Multiple possible outcomes. An Amoral Dilemma.
Losing Your Head
Series: The Charlie Davies Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Charlie Davies is really not qualified to solve a murder. She's really not qualified to do anything, unless it involves publicly embarrassing herself. But when her former high-school nemesis, James McKenzie, is accused of his uncle's murder, he jokingly offers Charlie twenty thousand dollars and a house if she can clear his name.
Forgery of The Xumanfelian Wasteland
Price: Free! Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
From The Chronicles of John Alkali, Ferntero Massala is a gambler and an artist who has been hired by a crime lord to counterfeit a painting. His journey takes him into the heart of enemy territory to gather the insight he needs to accomplish the task he's been hired for. But are his skills great enough to convince The Sphere of his elaborate forgery?
All The Way Under
Series: Delorean Harper. Price: Free! Words: 52,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Delorean Harper has a gym bag full of cash, a new identity, a cabin on the Oregon coast, and a beautiful girlfriend. He also has a small army of assassins on his trail. What his hunters don’t know is that Delorean had his first encounter with a killer when he was twelve years old, and he hasn't forgotten how to take care of himself in a fight to the death.
PHENOM - The Search for the Ark of the Covenant
Price: Free! Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Matthew Wilson leads Marquette Univ. to successive NCAA titles and then forms a globe-trotter team to travel the world and play all star teams from China, Africa, S.A.and Europe. But basketball is only the backdrop for Matthew’s quest to find the Ark of the Covenant, heralded by Muslims and Christians alike as a precursor to the second coming of the Lord and the Muslim' Mahdi, or Chosen One.
Out of Bounds
Price: Free! Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Out of Bounds is a gripping novel of Corporate Finance, Drugs, and Politics, told in a backdrop of a highly competitive golf tournament. What starts out to be a two-day, 36 hole Match Play Club Championship between former friends, becomes a high stakes, life and death struggle centered around control of a Cabo San Lucas Resort and Casino.The stakes are high - winner takes all.
Double Fault at Roland Garros
Price: Free! Words: 126,520. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: 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.
Death on a Rocky Little Island
Price: Free! Words: 71,390. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two guys canoe out among the 30,000 islands in Georgian Bay. It's supposed to be a guy weekend, but it turns out some of the locals don't want them there.
Scar Tissue
Series: Lucky Lucas Novels, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ex-con Ray Rhodes’ claim he was framed on weapons and drug charges is only the beginning when former cop Lucky Lucas is reluctantly dragged into an investigation as a family favor. Lucas quickly finds himself mixing with crooked cops, Chinese assassins, and a broken family with a disturbing and dangerous history that leads to blackmail and murder.