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After Midnight - Stories of Mystery and the Macabre by Sidney Wainwright
Price: Free! Words: 35,530. Language: British English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
“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 that were collected in Britain by missing author Sidney Wainwright. Sit by the hearth on a dark and stormy night. Read yourself a story or two by firelight. I warn you, once the clock chimes midnight, there is no knowing how this tale will end.
The Haunting of Riley Watson by Alexandria Clarke
Price: Free! Words: 53,460. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2018 by Roger Hayden. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Lucia Star, a fake psychic and desperate for cash, takes a job at a ski lodge in the mountains of Vermont, she ends up in the middle of a real-life haunting. Soon, the ghosts are out in full force, and Lucia is stunned to discover she’s one of only two people who can communicate with them. Can Lucia give the spirits what they want?
The Accidental Constable by Ernie Payne, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 43,520. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Sonny has a tendency to play practical jokes. His latest trick ended with the death of three of his intended friends. The local Constable, Orville Heades investigated the deaths, and found Sonny not at fault. There was a backlash from the community, but Constable Heades and Sonny became friends. When the local cola mine's Superintendent dies, the Constable includes Sonny in his investigation.
The Ice Maiden by Michael Saunders
Price: Free! Words: 25,370. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
FREE crime thriller mystery series! Before leaving Peterborough for the newly formed Mid-Anglia HQ in Huntingdon, Detective Inspector Jack Gilbert is given a strange case concerning young girls who disappear only to be discovered two months later, murdered and frozen like a block of ice.
Jack the Keeper by Pringle McCloy
Price: Free! Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Earthquake? PI Charlie Hampton and sidekick, Willy Chan, are on the trail again after three rival Triad gangs unite to eliminate a fourth. As bodies pile up like cordwood, crooked Jack becomes the keeper of a hostage, a crime boss who happens to be a vicious old lady known for kicking and biting. It’s an earthquake, alright, just not the geological kind.
Bad State by Peter Menadue
Price: Free! Words: 52,110. Language: Australian English. Published: May 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Vol 5 in the Bush Capital Series. Canberra political journalist Paul Ryder is unemployed again and forced to ghostwrite for sports stars. When a Federal Senator dies in a car bomb explosion, he jumps back into the game and hunts for glory. But will his by-line end up on a scoop or a tombstone? An Australian political thriller laced with laconic humour.
Death of an Angel (The Cornelius Saga Book 7) by Tanya R. Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,840. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Horror » General
In this riveting installment, will a member of the Cullen family stare death right in the face? A devastating accident on the highway will change things forever. Mira and Rosie Cullen are no strangers to the elements of the Supernatural -- some terrifying and some not so much. But in this episode of The Cornelius Saga, one of them will see the face of an entity none of us - dead or alive - wish
Harmonica & Gig by Will Perks
You set the price! Words: 81,050. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Did you ever hear the one about the rabbit, the t-rex and the frog? In the near future, the internet as we know it has been usurped by a total-immersion virtual environment known as the qverse. A fully-interactive virtual universe for the entertainment, communication and business needs of a modern populace. But can a simulation be real enough to lead to a real murder?
The Paris Package by A.W. Hartoin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 111,060. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
For Stella Bled Lawrence being wealthy and stylish in 1938 is exactly what it’s cracked up to be. She’s blissfully unaware of the rising tensions in Europe even as she travels to Vienna on the eve of the Kristallnacht, The Night of Broken Glass. Stella and her husband, Nicky, witness the night’s atrocities first hand. Even as they watch the horror, they never imagine it will touch them personally,
D for Daisy (The Daisy Hayes Trilogy Book 1) by Nick Aaron
Series: The Daisy Hayes Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
World War II. A Lancaster lands at its base in England after bombing Berlin, and a member of the crew is found dead. However, his young wife Daisy finds out that he has been murdered. But she is only a woman, blonde and pretty, and blind since birth: so who is going to listen to her? In the mayhem of the bombing campaign, who even cares? That is why she will have to find the murderer on her own.
Your Move by Alan Cook
Series: Carol Golden. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the 7th Carol Golden novel Carol is asked to help find a serial killer who likes to play games.
Wheels in the Sky by John Eider
Price: Free! Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The American President announces plans for a space station that will orbit the Earth with a crew of ten-thousand, the true beginning of humanity as a spacefaring race. But his plans draw out the hopes and fears of the nation, sparking controversy and dispute. It is up to a reclusive writer and his trusted investigator to get to the bottom of the story, before America threatens to tear itself apart
Mare's Nest by Larry Darter
Series: T. J. O'Sullivan Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
From the author of the Malone Mystery series comes a smart, sassy, sexy new P.I., T. J. O'Sullivan. Hailing originally from New Zealand, T. J. has the accent and the attitude to go with it. For her first case, T. J. visits sunny Hawaii to locate a missing person. The case turns out to be anything but routine.
Reel Sexy by Jenna Baker
Series: Reel Series, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 91,870. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
An actor is found dead in his dressing room in thong underwear. For reality TV producer Victoria Sharpe, this third murder case lands her on the set of a sultry television show. This time, Sharpe and her crew are reunited with their favorite cops: Foxy and his hunky partner Reid. With a long line of suspects, the cops must unmask the killer and help Sharpe deliver her best episode yet.
Wrath of the Fury Blade by Geoff Habiger & Coy Kissee
Series: A Constable Inspector Lunaria Adventure. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,780. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A brutal murder, the victim’s body cut in half, thrusts Constable Inspector Reva Lunaria into a dangerous investigation. Reva faces wild conspiracies, unwanted ‘assistance’ from the King’s secret police, and a new partner who is not up to Reva’s standards as she tries to stop the killer stalking the streets.
The Clouds Aren't White by Rachael Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Emmeline MacArthur’s story is about love, the love which bonds a family, that compels a mother’s sacrifice, and the love which creates the framework of grief. The Clouds Aren’t White forces the question, what if the worst were to happen?
The Blue Barrel by Larry Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,570. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Tom Conard works for the EPA in Western North Carolina. When he helps a man take a 55 gallon blue barrel off his truck to place it in a storage unit, something doesn't seem right. He's afraid the man is trying to dispose of some illegal substance. He has no idea how his life is about to change.
Enslingen på Knis by Tommy Lennartzon
You set the price! Words: 42,600. Language: Swedish. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Den här romanen är en fristående fortsättning på Viskningen, med samma huvudpersoner. Det unga paret Emil och Tessa, och deras gode vän Jonas.
The Hospice Chaplain’s Confessions Journals #1 by Ash Nom DePlume
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Morgan Michael a chaplain who does the hospice circuit. This is the first journal of what happened one day on the job. If you are up for mystery and people making the most of their final moments and the choices they make.
Goodbye Jeremy by Steve Horner
Price: Free! Words: 85,990. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Jeremy Palmer is found dead in the River Thames. The police investigation results in a suicide verdict. Stuart Clay, a friend of Jeremy's, believes this unlikely and starts his own investigation. This leads him into the murky world of drug dealing and distribution, endangering both his and his girlfriend's life.