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Send in the Clowns (A Jason Thornhill Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
THE BIG BANG THEORY meets OCEAN'S ELEVEN Jason and friends may be on to a major score. A crooked attorney's warehouse full of stolen merchandise is an attractive target, but no job is as easy as it looks. The wisecracking, pop culture-obsessed crew will need to scramble if they want get away with the swag. And stay out of jail. Send in the Clowns is a short story. Approximate length: 9000 words
The Adventure of the Blue Belt Buckle - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young street urchin discovers a beautiful belt buckle under a bush in Hyde Park. He brings it to Sherlock Holmes. It leads to the murder of an American Indian artist and then the Crown Jewels themselves are at risk. Once again Sherlock Holmes must match wits with Professor Moriarty to prevent a monstrous crime from taking place.
Sherlock Holmes and The Angel's Trumpet
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Price: $2.20 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: British English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Holmes and Watson become involved in the very early days of flying when guests of the wife of a French flyer fall ill at a society tea party. A fearful crash landing, an injured pilot and a sketchbook full of secrets gives Holmes the ideal opportunity to investigate further. Watson is reminded of his Army days in India and Holmes has his suspicions but he must act quickly to prevent a scandal.
Sherlock Holmes and The Second Key
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Price: $2.20 USD. Words: 14,190. Language: British English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A grieving widow seeks the help of Holmes and Watson after an explosion at Liverpool Street Station. Holmes uses the wonders of Edwardian medicine to help him defuse a second bomb which he suspects to be the work of Julia Moriarty. Holmes uses his skills to entice Moriarty from her lair... but with tragic results. The British Nation is saved from embarrassment by Holmes...but at what cost?
The Man Who was Twisted but Hip - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It is 1897 and France is torn apart by The Dreyfus Affair. Westminster needs help from Sherlock Holmes to make sure that the evil tide of anti-Semitism that has engulfed France will not spread. A young officer in the Foreign Office suddenly resigns from his post and enters the theater. His wife calls for help from Sherlock Holmes. He and his troop are off to Paris to help the Dreyfusards.
Dead As A Doornail
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,330. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
"When The Fat Ladies Sing" cozy mystery series, Book 3--All the girls have to do is nail the killer, find the missing money, save their beauty shop, and rescue the little town of Wachita before Lovita walks down the aisle. Can two big bodaciously beautiful women do it? Piece of cake.
Don't Tell Presley!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,030. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Presley French is young, beautiful, and someone wants her dead. Someone else—her former English teacher—wants to physically assault her. Someone else—the FBI—wants to interrogate her. Someone else—Dani Ripper—wants to protect her, but can’t decide if Presley is insane, or just crazy. Now Dani contacts someone else—Donovan Creed—who refuses to get involved unless Dani agrees to own him a favor.
The Sign of the Third - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Fifteen hundred years ago the courageous Princess Hemamali smuggled the sacred tooth of the Buddha into Ceylon. Since that time it has never left the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, where it has been guarded and worshiped by the faithful. Now, for the first time, it is being brought to London to be part of a magnificent exhibit at the British Museum. But what if something were to happen to it?
A Sandal from East Anglia - A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Archeological excavations at the ruined Abbey of St. Edmund unearth a sealed canister. In it is a document that could change the course of the British Empire and all of Christendom. Some evil young men are prepared to steal and murder to keep its contents from ever becoming known. A beautiful young nun, who bests Sherlock Holmes, is determined to use it to help the women of the world.
Rich Man, Dead Man - 2nd book in the Tanner & Thibodaux Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A rich man, his dead son, two private detectives who believe in justice and an underworld that grants any request of a wealthy murdering businessman. But when Tanner and Thibodaux learn the murderers darkest personal secrets, they can't allow him to go unpunished.
Homicide in Black & White - Book One of the Tanner & Thibodaux Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Tanner and Thibodaux turn the justice system upside down to ensure that the death of a young girl in a small town doesn't go unpunished. Their adversary? One of the wealthiest men in central Texas.
A Conspiracy in Blood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Dan Cunningham hunts a madman. A very powerful and diabolical madman, known only as Dr. Oblique, who leaves an endless trail of bodies in his wake. Officially, Dr. Oblique doesn't exist, but forces in the government know who he is and what he's after: a military experiment by the name of Elliot whose blood may be the end to disease---or the perfect weapon.
Welcome to Gray City
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Price: Free! Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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Everyone in Gray City has something to offer... or something to hide. Murder. Blackmail. Scams. Detective Jake Montana has to sort through it to find out who’s killing off the local athletes. Jilted housewife or jealous husband? Maybe someone else.The investigation takes a turn toward the humorous side as he interviews some of the colorful locals, then it’s all-out slapstick at the end.
Jimmy My Hero
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Sally is a trained SWAT Officer with a great SWAT record from Eureka, Montana who has moved to Las Vegas, Nevada to become the SWAT Director for the Las Vegas Police Department. While getting ready to assume her new role as SWAT Director and unbeknownst unto her, the memory of a bad incident returns from her childhood.
The Missing Piece
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A black man is shot dead by a white police officer who says the man pointed a pistol at him. But when investigators arrive on the scene, there is no weapon. Officer Chris Martin then learns that cops don't always stick together, as he battles a cowardly police chief, who cares only about saving his reputation, Both the officer and the victim's family suffer the consequences of other interests.
The Murders at Hobson’s Coal Hole and The Prospect of Whitby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The third in the series of previously unpublished cases of Sherlock Holmes, related by John H. Watson, MD. The only known manuscripts in this collection are rough drafts without provenance in the library of Oliver St Gaudy, who has revised and otherwise prepared them for publication. Whether they are authentic is for the reader to decide.
Havana Nocturne
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Intrigue Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With US relations with Cuba, you can relive the past with this mystery/espionage story set in Cuba right after the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Writing Your First Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A step-by-step guide to constructing your first mystery by bestselling crime fiction author Mar Preston.
Creating Killer Characters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A step-by-step guide to creating the essential--and memorable--characters you need to sell your first mystery.
Gambrelli And The Prosecutor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
France, 1934. On a coastal island the Provincial Police arrest a senior prosecutor in the Ministry of Justice for the murder of his mistress. Chief Inspector Gambrelli, of the Metropolitan Police, is dispatched from the City to revew the case. Following a twisting path of love, betrayal, greed and violence Gambrelli methodically searches for the motive that led a killer to a young woman's door