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Dauntless
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: Australian English. Published: September 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Joe Nesmith leads a peaceful life as the lighthouse keeper on Dauntless Island, where the occupants are proud of their mutinous history and have very long memories. When graduate student Eddie Hawthorne comes to Dauntless, he brings with him a historical diary—and one of the islanders might even resort to deadly measures to make sure that Eddie’s research never sees the light of day.
Ailey of Skye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,360. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Recovering alcoholic/addict, Aileen MacEwan, travels to the Isle of Skye in Scotland for a month of self-discovery. What she finds when she arrives sends her plans into a spin. Will Ailey be able to hold on to her sobriety in the face of danger?
Murder Near Slaughter
Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,430. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Cassie Pengear was expecting a relaxing holiday in a Cotswolds village near Lower Slaughter. She was not expecting to walk in the front door and find a body on the sitting room rug. Now the local police consider her a suspect, and the London man she was counting on turns out to be Inspector Wainwright. If she wants to clear their names, Cassie will have to solve the murder near Slaughter.
Murphy's Law
Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Angela Wiggins is on her way to a new life with the man she loves. But Murphy's law, which states that whatever can go wrong will go wrong, has other ideas.
The Company of Thieves: Episode Nine: The John Wayne Ideal
Series: The Company of Thieves. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Sarah and Jack meet again and the truth about each of them is finally revealed. Afterwards, without telling Jack, Sarah returns home to confront her father. Jack realises where she’s going and goes after her, afraid she will not come out of it alive. Back at the castle, it is Jack who is taken prisoner. The final mystery is uncovered.
The Game Warden
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fish and Game Warden is not just Kelli Cavanaugh’s job — it’s her passion. But now, she finds herself fighting not only for the watershed she swore to protect, but for her very life.
Esmerelda Sleuth, Paranormal Investigator (Book One) The Other Side of the Mirror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2019 by Earth Wise Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Join Esmerelda in  her exciting adventures as she learns that time travel is real.  Fall in love with her handsome man and meet his look-alike brother who isn't a twin!  How can that be?  Help her unravel the deep rooted family secrets (bother hers and her lover's) that caused her to be stolen through time as a child... only to be taken back as an adult. 
Mystery of The Grandfather Gone Missing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Grace moves to a new home in Village Du-Nu, with son Jeremy and daughter Amanda. After moving, the family history is revealed, including that her grandpa Sam has been missing for around twenty years. Jeremy and his friend Charlie look for clues to solve the old mystery, and when the mystery is finally solved, they will discover things which Jeremy, Amanda, and Charlie will need to keep secret.
Rain Down: A Crime Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: American English. Published: September 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A man with no name hits the streets of Portland to find a friend he fears may have been killed for taking a stand. It’s 2009, and the economy’s falling apart. Formerly homeless, the no-name man dodges the cops, tries to save his drug-addicted ex, and discovers that a desperate condo developer and his wife are conspiring to cover up a tragic crime.
Chickenlandia Mystery: Shady Hoosier Detective Agency Series (Book 3)
Series: Shady Hoosier Detective Agency. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,570. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2019 by Hot Pants Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Pawpaw County, Indiana, is all atwitter about the annual Chickenlandia Festival. The mood turns dark though when Chickenladia's prize rooster, Dewey, and his laying hen, Ginger, vanish, leaving behind no clues except for a trail of tail feathers. Follow Ruby Jane and Veenie, women detectives in-training, as they dodge murder and mayhem to sort the good eggs from the bad in this humorous PI mystery
Watson
Price: Free! Words: 34,830. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A collection of eight short stories recounted by Mycroft, Sherlock and Dr Watson as they reminisce on their formative experiences, exotic escapades and untold adventures. Spanning their university years, and Dr Watson's war-years in India, our sleuths divulge their trials and errors in the pursuit of developing formidable skills and character.
Floating Wreckage
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 48,380. Language: Australian English. Published: September 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ronin political reporter Paul Ryder travels north to tropical Queensland to attend the marriage of his hellish mother-in-law. He ends up in a sunny town with shady people. A close friend is murdered. Corruption bubbles to the surface. Bad guys want him dead. He’ll be lucky if he lives to see the next beautiful sunset.
The Company of Thieves: Episode Eight: Into This Domestic Setting
Series: The Company of Thieves. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Back home, Jack discovers just how trapped he really his. Meanwhile, in London, Sarah's past is revealed to her.
The Company of Thieves: Episode Seven: Memories Are Made of This
Series: The Company of Thieves. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Jack takes an enforced sea journey. He's tortured and interrogated by both the good guys and the bad guys.
Killer Moves
Price: Free! Words: 45,950. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Some jobs are murder Stan’s days as a salesman for Henderson Moving are numbered. His boss doesn’t think he has that killer instinct to close a sale. Then Stan has one sales call that changes everything. Money, promotion, that woman he wants, all
Terror Isla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,120. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Murder and mayhem. Revenge and romance. Book #5 of the Isla Mujeres Mystery series set on a tiny island in the Caribbean Sea. A gripping whodunit full of twists from the author of Temptation Isla. Come join the quirky cast of characters and a smart beach mutt named Sparky.
Vampire: Is it the End?
Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
The world is at the mercy of Vampires. No, that's not it. The Vampires don't harm anyone. But one Vampire suddenly Does. It is up to the locals (vampires) to deal with the problem, or else ... well you know the Humans ...
Crossing the Chicken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: American English. Published: September 9, 2019 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In CROSSING THE CHICKEN, Jake Diamond is determined to find those responsible for double-crossing his friend in J.L. Abramo’s thrilling follow-up to the Shamus Award-winning Circling the Runway.
The Girls Dressed for Murder ~ An Izzy Walsh Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,660. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2019 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Izzy gets a killer dress for her birthday, she isn’t expecting to accessorize it with murder…
Good Cop, Bad Cop
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
I was Warden at the Correctional Facility. Mr. Deperon was scheduled to die the next day by lethal injection. A problem had arisen. The convict claimed he had lost five years of life. The last thing he remembered was only the previous day. Two of my correctional officers were on both sides of the fence. One said he needed a break; the other said no. What was the evidence? Who would prevail?