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Secret of the Painted Lady
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Series: Danger Cove Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,260. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Alex Jordan restores Victorian-style homes in the town of Danger Cove, flipping them for profit. But her recent acquisition gives her more than she bargained for when a man with a bullet in his head turns up in the home's bathtub. Pairing up with the unlikely partner of the town florist, Alex vows to solve the murder before her flip flops
The Uncle I Never Knew
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,200. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Austin has been having strange dreams that he can’t seem to make any sense of. They feel so real and seem to be happening more often. He has to spend the summer with his Uncle Fredric, an uncle he that he doesn’t remember ever meeting. And, to make things worse, his mother made him promise to play with his little cousin, Shari. Austin can’t wait for the trip to be over, and yet it has just begun.
A Body in the Laboratory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,010. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Murder of a highly skilled scientist in a top secret laboratory in rural England. The suspects are slowly eliminated until the French police suggest a suspect who had fled to Madrid. The Special Branch becomes involved as the case unravels.
Quartet Zero
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Series: The Quartet Memos, Memo 0. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Crime drama Introducing Austin, Tom, Frank, and Stu… Four billionaires live, work, and play in the hot sizzling city of Miami, Florida, USA. They are non-biological brothers, known as the Quartet working a mystery murder.
Generations Don't Die:Daisy & the Dead Book 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,770. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Daisy and her team uncover long forgotten mysteries in order to put souls to rest but the path of a psychic is fraught with danger and the team risk life and limb to get to the truth. Join Daisy and her ghost hunting dete
Shreiber and Tome: Unlucky Vamps
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Price: Free! Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Welcome to Chapter City. Where the undead live alongside humans like everyday people, and where private investigator Lil Shreiber and her partner Michael Tome (ex-warlock) have been enlisted by a vampire prince to help track down a serial killer viciously murdering other vampires. Up against a powerful supernatural creature, and alongside an angry FBI agent who hates them, things soon get bloody.
Vampire Requiem: A Samantha Moon Story (Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
In the short story, VAMPIRE REQUIEM, private investigator Samantha Moon gets up close and personal with her dead ex-husband’s mistress, Nancy, who might be a woman who knows too much. When Nancy opens up to Sam about her history with Danny, Sam tries to forgive her and move on with her life, maybe even be friends. After all, Danny didn’t play it straight with either of them.
An Invention to Die For
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: American English. Published: March 22, 2015 by wotnext press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It’s Ellen’s first case with Dean, but this is no ordinary fraud. An invention worth millions, but would their client ever get back his investment? And then a murder, seemingly without motive. The simple investigation was becoming more deadly by the day, and now Ellen will need to be as ruthless as Dean …
Copper Penny Ranch: Double Homicide, Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide 14 Based On a True Story
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Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
March 3, 1983 farm manager Jerry Illingworth stumbled upon a gruesome scene, a double homicide that included his niece, Joyce. Both victims appeared to have been shot in the head. Joyce was shot beyond recognition,identified only through the use of dental records. There were two theories; that it was drug related or that Sheila Holding had murdered her estranged husband and his girlfriend.
It Happened at Mount Solitary
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Price: Free! Words: 13,810. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Peta, has been living in London and having a great time. Then, she finds herself heading home to Australia, as her parents have gone missing whilst bush walking near the town of Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains.
The Student Reporter (Hyder Ali #0)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
***This 25,000-word novella is a prequel to the HYDER ALI series *** Before there was the Daily Times, there was the Franklin University Student Enquirer. Hyder Ali, a Muslim-American, is a freshman at the Franklin University. He is on a business scholarship with the aim of becoming an accountant someday. He never imagined a horrific event ten years before would change his life forever.
The Gurry Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Did you ever wonder what really goes into a can of cat food? Frank Parker, a mechanic in a fish processing plant, discovers that some knowledge can be hazardous to your health. This is a novella of approximately 30,000 words.
Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Mr Doom plots how to take care of the Psychopathic Social Network: The network which he built. And, now, must destroy. A story of blood, and justice. Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Housework has never come easily to Mrs Dream. Thankfully, though, other things do . . . Unfortunately she can never speak of them. Because it would mean death. A story of repressed desires and horrific secrets well kept. Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 20 mins.
Dr Rain & the Gutter: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A scientist: Dr Rain performs experiments. But he knows only one piece of work will stand the test of time: The Gutter. A horrific story of capture, and betrayal. Dr Rain & the Gutter: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
The Psychopathic Social Network: A Short Story Collection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,310. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Bad things happen with organisation. True evil comes with a network. With no one to stop them, no one shall know the depth of terror . . . and psychopathy shall reign. A series of five short stories: Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box, Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot, Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine, Doctor Rain & the Gutter, Mr Doom & the Black. The Psychopathic Social Network: A Short Story Collection.
Betty Fedora Issue One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,210. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The first in an exciting new series, Betty Fedora is an anthology of short crime stories featuring kickass women.
Linea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adrian’s girlfriend is as beautiful as an angel. The beach they swim at is a true wonder of nature – where the waves of two seas meet. There’s the mini-golf course at Simon and Maggie’s, in the thick shade of mango trees. At weekends, they go to a magnificent waterfall, hidden in the woods. In other words, Adrian's life is perfect. Only one thing mars this perfect picture. It's Simon’s secret.
Not Talented in Hollywood (Not in Hollywood Book 3)
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Series: Not in Hollywood. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,810. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
After her last assignment Trudie ran away and took a job as far from the bright lights of Hollywood as she could get. Now back in LA, Trudie plans to lie low and avoid any entanglements with law enforcement. Finding the body of a famous Oscar winning director who has fallen far from the heady heights of Hollywood, her attempts to stay under the radar are destroyed before she's even started.
Not Happily Married in Hollywood (Not in Hollywood Book 2)
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Series: Not in Hollywood. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
After her last life threatening assignment, Trudie steps away from Hollywood celebrities and starts work for acclaimed author and scriptwriter, Adele Wesson. When Trudie finds Adele's husband murdered in his own bed, she is thrown back into the murky world of Hollywood and what some people will do to make their dream come true.