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Skin and Blond
Series: Blond Noir. Price: Free! Words: 90,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Blond detective Ivy Stern tackles a missing persons case that turns to murder. There’s no evidence that the victim has been killed, but she’s gone, leaving everything behind from her cell phone to her credit cards. Everything except her bed sheets. And that’s not even mentioning the victim’s cheating ex-boyfriend, her drug habit, and her ties to the Irish mob. (Detailed synopsis in sample.)
Marigolds and Murder (Port Danby Cozy Mystery #1)
Price: Free! Words: 50,490. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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Lacey 'Pink' Pinkerton has left behind a six figure job and her reputation as the million dollar nose for the small, coastal town of Port Danby. When a neighbor turns up dead, Lacey finds herself caught up in an unexpected murder investigation alongside the handsome local detective, James Briggs. She’s determined to find the killer and solve the murder mystery before any more bodies turn up.
Immortal Bones - Detective Saussure Mysteries - Book 1
Price: Free! Words: 38,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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In the 1950s, Richard Saussure is a Private Detective with a reputation for never leaving a job unfinished. A man named Lord Hurlingthon contacts him, requesting his abilities to solve a deeply personal mystery: Hugh Hurlingthon is two hundred and thirteen years old and can't die. Saussure will have to discover if this man is telling the truth, and if so, why he can't cease to exist.
About Hana
Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 191,910. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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Awarded a Readers' Favorite 5 star review. She's stumbled across a mystery that will change her life forever. Frightened and alone, Hana needs to keep moving or the blonde man will find her. He's hurt her once before. Next time he'll make sure he finishes the job.
After Midnight - Stories of Mystery and the Macabre
Price: Free! Words: 35,530. Language: British English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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“Anything can happen in the dark…” After Midnight is a collection of gothic short stories based on the folk legends and cautionary tales of the unknown. The digital edition of After Midnight is free in most territories. However, if you enjoy the collection the creators of Sidney Wainwright would appreciate your patronage at: https://ko-fi.com/sidneywainwright
"Chain Reaction" Power Failure Book I
Price: Free! Words: 91,050. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
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When Dr. Jennifer Ryan perfects a power source of unlimited potential, she is torn between the peril and the promise. When word of her triumph gets out, sinister forces tighten the noose, a seemingly innocent betrayal catapults her into a swirling vortex of suspicion and death.
Waiting to Heal
Price: Free! Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
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The unaccepted suicide conclusion by the police, on her husbands death, forces a widow to obtain outside help. Her quest was two fold. She wanted to restore her husbands good name, which would validate his life insurance policy, and she wanted to bring those responsible for his death to justice.
Yesterday's Thief: An Eric Beckman Paranormal Sci-Fi Thriller
Price: Free! Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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It’s the year 2020, and Eric Beckman is a mind-reading detective. The case of his life lands in his lap when a comatose woman materializes during a televised baseball game. Beckman is at her bedside when she wakes up and puts him under her spell. He vows to figure out where—or when—she came from, even if it kills him.
Nothing Done in Secret
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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An overbearing realtor is dead at the church she planned to convert to condominiums. A man in a ski mask attacks a young woman revealing a pattern of unsolved crimes going back three decades. Captain Alexander Moffat must conduct two very different investigations. Nothing Done in Secret is a British-style mystery set in the small towns and vineyards of California’s picturesque Gold Country.
Frankenstein.com
Series: Fog on the Tyne. Price: Free! Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Frankenstein.com is the sequel to Resident Fear. Two years on from arresting the serial killer involved, a new challenge faces D.C.I. Renton. The story is once again set in the Northeast of England, but this case appears to be more complicated than expected, compared with the stepwise murders of a serial killer. Several victims have apparently been simultaneously selected for a common purpose.
The Nefairyous Saga: Welcome to Lily Port
Series: The Nefairyous Saga. Price: Free! Words: 39,040. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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Lincoln Holchester's life was irrevocably changed when his sons were kidnapped and brutally murdered. Years later, Lincoln and his team of detective consultants are on the trail of the murderer responsible for this heinous act, the Wishbone killer. Their hunt leads them to the picturesque town of Lily Port. Will they finally catch their nemesis in this town where things are not quite as they seem?
The Old Farts In Miami
Series: The Old Farts. Price: Free! Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Private Detective McKenzie Ford loves the adventure of strange cases. Still dealing with the impact of a war long ago, his buddies, a group of former Special Forces soldiers, take on a cartel and kidnapping. Vengeance for an old friend is worth the price.
Plantation A Legal Thriller
Price: Free! Words: 151,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
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A fictional but true-to-life, behind-the-scenes account of commercial espionage, criminal fraud, corporate greed and legal chicanery, set against a backdrop of billion-dollar claims, international catastrophes, the highest courts in London and New York, the largest global companies over six continents, the best lawyers and the security services : based on true events
I Spy, I Saw Her Die (Book One) A Cyber Crime Murder Mystery Conspiracy Thriller
Price: Free! Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
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When Ray Luck - a cyber security expert - accidentally stumbles upon a devastating secret while surfing the web, he knows immediately he is in trouble, and is soon being hunted by Mossad and the British Security Services. But as the clock starts to tick, and with only three days to live he discovers that nothing is as it seems. Who is the real enemy? And who can he trust? Be the first to read it!
The Initial Blow
Price: Free! Words: 84,340. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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A gritty crime novel set in Glasgow focusing on the dilemma surrounding a lawyer who finds himself defending his boyhood friend who has been charged with murdering his wife.....and, as time passes, he realises his client is guilty.
The Shrinking Nuts Case
Price: Free! Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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In this full length spoofy novel Jake Simon, a crude old-school private-eye that usually does divorce or lost dog work, describes a weird case. He doesn't believe in trolls, elves, magic or marriage, but that begins to change when he wakes up two-foot-six and not six-foot-two. He has a smart sexy partner and a super-rich client, but the client is missing and Jake is the number-one suspect.
Three Deadly Twins
Price: Free! Words: 108,870. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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In a peaceful California town a normal woman with a mentally challenged twin brother gets drawn into a series of dark crimes with a pair of identical twins. At the same time and across town, an unlikely adversary is struggling with his own problems. When he collides with the three twins and ends their mayhem, the first indications of a potential detective emerge. Book one of a four-part series.
Odd and Odder: A Collection of Sensuality, Satire, and Suspense
Price: Free! Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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"Odd & Odder: A Collection of Sensuality, Suspense, & Satire" brings together the creative, off-beat minds of published authors K. S. Brooks and Newton Love. From short stories befitting The Twilight Zone, to lustful verses of poetry, to thought-provoking flash prose: "Odd & Odder" is consistently fresh, sometimes outlandish, and truly entertaining.
Raining Men and Corpses (A Raina Sun Mystery #1)
Price: Free! Words: 71,500. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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A grad student in pursuit of a larcenous advisor finds herself in deep waters … starting with his murder. An old flame and a troublesome grandma complicate matters even more. With storm clouds gathering, can she stay afloat?
The Avid Angler - The Hot Dog Detective (A Denver Detective Cozy Mystery)
Price: Free! Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015 by Tara Maya. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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Detective MacFarland -- "Mac" to his friends -- was kicked off the Denver police force for a variety of reasons, most of which came out of the mistrial of the man who murdered his wife. While getting back on his feet by operating a small hot dog cart, MarFarland is approached by a high-priced lawyer to help prove a woman innocent. Can MacFarland find the real killer and free the innocent woman?