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The Accidental Psychic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,320. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Madam Rose, Psychic to the People, hears a voice that shouldn't be there she freaks out. You see, she's not entirely a legitimate Psychic. She's more a purveyor of well-acted readings, an offerer of psuedo-real seances, a well-meaning but fantastically fraudulent medium. Now she must find out how to help this persistent voice who is after justice for his murder.
(rebounding) DEAD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,840. Language: Australian English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Prudence is dead. She was expecting to join a choir of adoring angels, but instead she's stuck bouncing between Heaven and Earth. She needs Linda's help to figure out what the hell is going on.
Secrets and sinners (A crime novelette)
Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Even a dead lawyer can't lie...or can he? It's up to Pons and Calucho to find out his secrets so they can catch the killer. Problem is, the list of suspects grows longer with every stone they look under. As they interview everybody he knows, they unravel a a web of sin that involves the clergy, police force and the gang he was defending.
Malicious Pursuit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Desperate to protect her daughter, Ruth Ferguson kidnaps the four-year-old and flees in the dead of night. That same night, Spencer Rollins stumbles upon a coworker's murder. Terrified by the scene, she bolts, only to be pursued by federal agents who might even be the killers. When their frantic lives collide in Manassas, Virginia, each woman's fate.
Lost Girl Diary
Price: Free! Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Four passports of four vanished girls. The one who found them is missing too. A dead man's diary may contain the vital key. A search begins in Australia and across the world.
1888-The Ripper File
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,760. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
“Welcome to Jack the Ripper 101. My name is Dr. Teagan Faelynn. I know the true identity of history’s most notorious serial killer – because he came for me.” Join the Paranormal Institute for Research and Rescue.  And travel back in time to solve a centuries-old mystery – if you survive…
Elijah (The Locator, Book 2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Book 2 of the Locator Series, Supernatural Suspense What if you touched an object and could see the last three days of the person's life that touched it last? Demi Hagen can and this is her story.
The Ghost Tracker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
The Ghost Tracker (A Keeper Lake Story) Book 1 in the Keeper Lake Series *this is a standalone There's an evil ghost out there responsible for my father's murder and I'm determined to track him down. This is a supernatural suspense story about ghosts set in the small cozy town of Keeper Lake, Georgia.
Perfect Sinners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Ellen Harper is plunged deep into a murder investigation when she and her forensic department are called to the site of a double homicide involving corpses in the Chicago River. The second body, the daughter of a CPD Detective, also happens to be the subject of her dad's, Big Harv Patterson's, first case as a private detective. Was it a random act or was Ramona Ackles killed to send a message?
The Adventures of Viola Stewart #6: Tomorrow, When I Die
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A life is in danger. Is it part of another plot by the mysterious Men in Grey? Viola must find out the truth before it is too late. A knock on the door could change everything. It's all just a matter of time.
The Arrangement
Series: Saved By Desire Series. Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 72,330. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
The hardest part of his latest assignment is pretending he wants a wife. That is what he has to do to capture the Star Elite's traitor. What he doesn't expect is for Briony's help to be so invaluable he cannot face the prospect of letting her go when the assignment ends. He has no choice, though, when Sayers decides he wants her too. Can Kerrigan rescue her before Sayers claims another victim?
The Adventures of Viola Stewart #5: From the Depths
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Viola Stewart needs a holiday. But even at the beach… there are things afoot.
Killing at the White Swan Inn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,440. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When Margot Costain left her New York publishing firm to run The White Swan she didn't expect gunfire on the first day. But a killer was amongst her guests.
A Lamentation of Swans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two years ago, Ariel Montgomery left her wife and ran away from the beautiful estate of Sea Oats after an enormous argument. Older and wiser now, Ariel has returned to Sea Oats to try to save her marriage—only there is something sinister going on at Sea Oats.
Firebrand
Series: Eliza Carlisle Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What’s worse than getting dragged into a murder investigation because you tried to help a friend? Getting dragged into a murder investigation, drug ring, and criminal syndicate because someone mistakes you for a friend of your most despised coworker. Eliza has never hated Danielle more, but helping her is the only way to save herself. After that, Danielle is fair game.
Death of a Scam Artist
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,900. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017 by Encircle Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In Death of a Scam Artist, a financial hatchet man who dislikes old people, accepts the job of turning around a failing retirement home and undergoes a life-transforming experience in the world of geezers and geezerettes. He must deal with a suspicious death, a scam, a hit man, an unexpected romance and retired magician Jerry Rhine and his five whacky sidekicks known as the Jerry-atrics.
Schooled in Murder Boxed Set (Books 1-3)
Series: Schooled in Murder. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 189,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From USA Today bestselling author Tracy D. Comstock comes a boxed set of three full-length Schooled in Murder Mysteries featuring teacher-turned-sleuth Emily Taylor, including: Murder Is Our Mascot, School's Out for Murder, and Murder Takes Center Stage
Sunshine On My Shoulders
Series: A Wallace, Idaho Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Sunshine Silver Mine in Wallace, Idaho was a hard rock mine that burned in 1972. Ninety-one miners died. The cause of the fire was never determined. Now, a political race, mysterious artifacts, and a murder reopen old wounds for the citizens of Wallace. Cody Marsh, who had only hoped to find a connection to her past, will find herself in a deadly game of atonement and retribution.
The Quality of Mercy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017 by OWS Ink, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Occult
The Quality of Mercy is an eldritch tale of madness and betrayal that asks whether kindness and mercy can survive in a world so corrupted by greed and violence.
The Shill Trilogy: The Shill, Kill the Shill, Beware the Shill
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,010. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
THE SHILL TRILOGY by John Shepphird. Includes The Shill, Kill the Shill, and the 2017 Anthony Award-nominated Beware the Shill.