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Penchant for Vengeance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,660. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Charlottesville, Virginia, Police Detective Luke McGinty has a closet filled with demons, along with a few skeletons; a steady job, but no steady partner or girlfriend; and is still married to his wife Sallie, even though she’s been dead for three years. Then his detective work takes a turn for the worse when a body is discovered at the downtown mall...
Death but No Taxes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After ten years in the Coast Guard, graduation from the Academy, and receiving his MBA, Joe Traynor takes his first real job at a small nonprofit agency in Albany, New York, working to help impoverished youth. But when he discovers a national rip-off and money-laundering scheme, Joe fears that he might have bitten off more than he can chew...
Murder on the Titanic
Price: Free! Words: 116,640. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
As the Titanic sinks, a notorious playboy aristocrat is murdered. Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes question the survivors under hypnosis, revealing a dark conspiracy. The quest becomes a breakneck life-and-death chase across an ocean and two continents... ...and Agnes finds, as the whole world stands on the brink of war, that she alone has the power to save it. Or destroy it.
Caught in the Act
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,110. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Charlie's back, and this time she - well, she lets a murderer escape. Oops. Now she has to track the killer down, which would be a lot easier if she wasn't still healing from her last scrape with a murderer. And it's not just her injuries slowing her down. The constant nightmares about that guy she stabbed aren't helping either.
Mama Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Hitmen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,920. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A new chapter in the Bombay Family of Assassins Saga! Romi Bombay and her cousins are about to find out if they’ve got what it takes to make their own mark on the Bombay Legacy in MAMA DON’T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE HITMEN.
Scandal Beneath The Basilisk
Price: Free! Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the story of a Sherlock Holmes choosing to escape the ordinary by disembarking down a different destined path. A mystery set in 1885 London, during the evolving reign of Queen Victoria, the city's lenses pointed towards the presence of this one man, a philosopher of mind and of deduction. With earnest presentation, please enjoy: Scandal Beneath The Basilisk.
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.
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.
Lost Girl Diary
Price: Free! Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Survival: Lost & Panic On The Streets
Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Survival: Lost & Panic On The Streets If only we read about the Good Samaritan from the Holy Scriptures or read about countless humans who have, at one chronological dispensation saved a situation or an individual from the jaws of death, perhaps another life could have been saved on a daily basis. Perhaps another death could have been averted. Perhaps another pyre could have been saved till ...
A Better Kind of Hate: Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,400. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 14, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The world will never be perfect. The world will never be all bad. It’s the middle we must embrace. This … A BETTER KIND OF HATE: STORIES by Beau Johnson.
Diamonds Aren't Forever: Heist Ladies, Book 1
Series: Heist Ladies Caper Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A missing million-dollar necklace, a nearly flawless museum robbery, a stalled police investigation. Caught in the middle, successful novelist Penelope Fitzpatrick stands to lose her family treasure. But Pen doesn’t give up that easily. When no one else is willing to act, she and a group of friends band together. They’ll simply catch the crooks and steal back the priceless legacy.