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Babysitting Money: A Gavin English/LT. Jack Daniels Thriller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gavin English has a job to do in Chicago, a city he's never been to. Lucky for him, ex-police Lieutenant Jack Daniels knows the city and has agreed to babysit him as long as the job is simple... It's not. BABYSITTING MONEY brings together Ken Lindsey's hard-boiled PI (TO THE BONE, ON THE EDGE) and J.A. Konrath's retired hero cop (WHISKEY SOUR, Shaken) for an intense, laugh-out-loud thriller.
The Door in the Mountain: A Tragedy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Who says a tragedy has to be sad? June Gladwell is the newest tax collector in Titus Bay, a city burdened and frustrated by taxes. She fully expects to have her hands full with the angry citizens, but instead finds herself caught between two sides of a growing rebellion.
Magician's Moustache (Circus Quest Series Book Two)
Series: Circus Quest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Circus, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Magician’s Moustache - Circus Quest Series Book Two Skye discovers that hanging upside down isn’t always magic. With a guide rope on the Big Top snapped, the first show of the new tour is off to a bad start. The next clue is hidden in a clock. Unfortunately the town of Papenton is filled with clocks. Join Kestrel and Skye on a circus tour filled with codes, villains and danger!
Two Can Play
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,250. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Despite the warrior blood that courses through his veins from his American Indian and Celtic ancestors, Conaire Gray, a damaged former Recon Marine, has vowed he would never pick up a gun again. Now, eight years after making this pledge, and after the nightmares began, he must choose between breaking his solemn promise, or adding the death of a child to those he has already taken.
Grail Tale
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 100,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2018 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An inspirational mystery revolving around the seemingly inexplicable discovery of the Holy Grail in a rehabilitation clinic in downtown Los Angeles.
Twelve to Murder
Series: The Mac Faraday Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two people are brutally murdered in their summer place on Deep Creek Lake. Suspected of the murders, former child star Lenny Frost takes innocent bystanders hostage in a local pub and demands that Mac Faraday find the killer. Can Mac save the hostages by piecing together the clues in less than twelve hours, or will it be a fatal last call at the stroke of midnight?
Sorcerous Deeds: Adept Solutions Book 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,290. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
After two elven princes demand JB fulfil a blood bond by rescuing a missing princess, he forms a search team. The motley assortment of allies face exploding portals and monstrous shapeshifters as they track the kidnapped princess to the blighted Wraithlands. But can they rescue her before a vindictive sorcerer uses her death to release havoc on an unsuspecting world?
We Never Really Go Away...
You set the price! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Aastha Sharma is a bright girl, far intelligent than most children of her age. However, her father, a Hindu astrologer, is always anxious...not because of her unusual talents but because of the unlikely friendship she has struck with Hasnara, a girl who is Muslim by religion. As the father attempts to pull Aastha out of the Muslim girl s influence, fate plays a shocking game of religion and love
A Pact with Demons (Story #11): A Crawl on Dark Shores
Series: A Pact with Demons Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018 by Enchanted Cipher. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The town of Walkona thought they could sacrifice one of their own. Almon Campbell begged to differ. And he isn't done with this small town yet. He plans on reaching even deeper into their secrets, but what will he do with the truth, assuming he can find it?
Sherlock's Soliloquy
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The mind of Sherlock Holmes is a complex place, filled with processes that we can presume to know, yet only presume to know. This short story is a delve into one aspect of his troubles, supported by his good friend Watson. Watson may have to contend with a humourous small revelation of his own.
Marley's Second Chance
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
When an accident leaves Marley disfigured, all he wants to do is escape his life and live in solitude. The last thing he expects to happen is to meet Anna, who seems determined to bring light to his life, whether he wants it or not. In a village full of mysteries and secrets, can Anna and Marley discover who has been stealing and murdering - before one of them becomes the killer's next victim?
Hope: Her Dark Past
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Avantika has everything she has ever asked for - a loving husband to care for, an adorable child to dot on, a life full of hope...until one day she encounters a stranger and stumbles upon her dark past that threatens to shatter all her hopes once and for all...
The Murder of Marabeth Waters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,820. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The midnight murder of a prostitute, who was strangled to death with a red cord, appears to be an easy case to solve. But what follows afterwards takes many a twist and turn before it descends into the mind of a serial killer who has been able to remain in obscurity despite committing a number of blunders in the commission of his crimes.
Stolen Obsession
Series: Annalisse Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,410. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
New York antiquities appraiser Annalisse Drury recently lost her best friend to murder. The killer’s identity may be linked to her friend’s expensive missing bracelet—a 500-year-old artifact that carries an ancient curse, one that unleashes evil upon any who dare wear the jewelry created for the Persian royal family.
End of the Lane (A Dear Abby Cozy Mystery #1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Abby Maguire’s first day in a new town and new job could be her last. Instead of writing about the weekend bake sale, she has to give a statement to the police. It seems the small town of Eden is not the idyllic place she'd imagined it to be. There's a killer on the lose but the finger of suspicion is pointed at Abby. Humorous Cozy Mystery
The Past Always Catches Up To You
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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Daniel is found dead hanging from a tree in the woods, Catherine is found dead lying on the railway tracks. Gladys tries to unravel the mystery but ends up missing. Franklin is found dead in his house with a knife protruding from his...well, you know, ...ass. Who's behind the killing? New upload: 16 July 2018
Guilty by Association: A Henry Wright Mystery
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,650. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Henry Wright, retired from the police and living in Palm Springs, California, is asked to help identify a body found in the desert. He and his fiancee, Gloria, set out on an adventure that takes them from the desert in the Coachella Valley to the Pacific Ocean and San Diego. Can they identify the mystery woman and more importantly find her killer? Go along for the ride in this latest mystery.
PRE-DESTINY ERA 1: PREQUEL TO DESTINY??
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Vikram, a police officer, meets a thief. How they team up to achieve something important, forms the story.
It's Murder, My Son
Price: Free! Words: 88,770. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
1st book in Mac Faraday Mysteries! Soon after Katrina Singleton moves to her lakefront home, a strange man begins stalking her. Three months after her murder, the investigation into her death has gone cold. Little does Mac Faraday know as he drives up to Spencer Manor that he is driving into a closed gate community hiding more suspicious deaths than his DC workload as a homicide detective.
Dressed in Green- Misadventures in the Wine Country #2
Series: Misadventures in the Wine Counry, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
The luscious California wine country -- what could be better than working here leading trail-rides? Especially if you ride your own horses, eat your way through wine and food festivals; and deliver drugs for the creepiest dealer in the county... What? That isn't typical for a former LAPD officer getting back on her feet after a divorce.