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The Witch Hunter
Price: Free! Words: 42,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A fantasy-action story, set near the end of the 1990s. Featuring: Mysteries, Mages and a Movie-like narrative. -- Do you believe in magic?
Undetected
Series: The Charlie Davies Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,900. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Charlie Davies is back. And so, it seems, is Topher. Oh brother. All the signs point to Charlie's big bro, Topher, being back in town. The trouble is, Charlie can't find him - and she's not the only one looking. Even for an amazing PI, this is a tricky case, and Charlie's hardly in the 'amazing' category.
Hard Monkey
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Yet the man was killed. How did you manage? No witness reported seeing you either, although you were clearly there and viewed by many. You even entered the front door and left the same, but the doorman stated soundly he´d seen no one for an hour prior to the victim’s arrival, which was the security custom for such a person. The new psychological short story from Lucus Anthony Ren is about you.
Murder and Tainted Tea
Series: Mrs Miller Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,960. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Katherine heads to Santa Fe, New Mexico along with a Maine Coon Cat kitten to spend New Year’s Eve with Lars. Her guilty feelings over the organist’s death have her needing an escape. When she reaches Santa Fe, she discovers Lars is missing. She seeks and finds him and steps into another mystery.
Cold Cotton - A Hap and Leonard Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hap and Leonard is now a Sundance TV series starring James Purefoy and Michael Kenneth Williams. Hap Collins and Leonard Pine are up to their ears in trouble once more, when a kinky, psychotherapist client and her household end up dead with a crazy, nymphomaniac niece as the main suspect.
Wrong Question
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 52,000. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
I expected an angry tirade and was surprised to see one very long line of text appear. “What comes after murder is investigation. Sometimes it’s done well. Sometimes it’s botched. Regardless of ineptitude of the law, there are always consequences. Reflect on that.”
The Coffin Trader
Price: Free! Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Hitler’s bullion minted and stamped with Fuhrer’s coronation crest in anticipation of becoming the ruler of the world has never been recovered. Only tales hint at its existence.
Servant of the Skull
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,910. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Each time a talented forensic anthropologist touches a skull she is pulled into the living past of the skull’s owner. And if the person died a violent death, she re-lives everything they went through in their last living moments.
The Path of Silence
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
She has no past, a fake name, a runaway daughter and……a dead body on the hood of her car. And she’s a good cop.
Shadow Informant
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,500. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A serial killer who leaves a roadmap on his victims should be easy to track down…
Wrong Turn (A Jack Nightingale Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jack Nightingale gets lost in North Carolina and finds himself a reluctant attendee at a serial killer convention. Long dead serial killers are appearing before adoring fans, but it doesn't take them long to realise that Nightingale is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Wrong Turn is a fast-paced supernatural story of 14,000 words.
Criminal memory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this short story an unknown man struggles to understand the confines of his world. Fractured memories from the past may hold the key to the present and his only chance of some kind of future.
Three Stories for Three Siblings
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
'Three Stories for Three Siblings' . Two fictional mystery stories dealing with online gaming. Peter, Tasha, and Paul join forces to battle the evil genius using 'The System' and 'Another Game' to wreak havoc in the online world and the real world. 'Pet Tales' reveals the three siblings from the pets' perspective. A wide variety of homes and animals, adventures and misadventures abound.
Warm Hands, Cold Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Crimes happen every day, everywhere. What they have in common is typically a criminal and a victim. But what happens when the lines between the two blur? We present to you a collection of short stories where the victim can sometimes be the criminal, or vice versa. It's up to you, the reader, to decide who is truly guilty and worthy of your disdain.
Lucky Corpse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The toast of 1942 Hollywood is the newly crowned Heavyweight Champ, Lucky Lawson. He's got it all, the belt, the babe, and a baffling crime scene in a seedy hotel. When the champ's death is ruled a suicide, his widow turns to detective Frank Frost to set the record straight and find the killer, without the killer finding him first.
Dead Men Don't Talk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,240. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When a Southern Belle from the city clashes with a Lakota cop from the Rez, Lord have mercy! Daisy O'Connor just wants to find her missing step-brother and go home but Deputy Chief of Tribal Police, John Greyhawk keeps getting in her way. She can distract the big brute with a few white lies and a slice of Chocolate Cola Cake but that won't work on a ghost who demands justice for his murder.
"The Pre-Existents: Number 3"
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jaimie Manuel, David Chance, and the rest of the San Antonio Awakened cell, have a rude awakening, themselves! Jaimie and David find themselves in a, truly, cloak and dagger situation. One that will change their lives forever…
Follow Me, Sweet Darling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The minute Addilyn Stratten steps inside the house, she knows something sinister killed her sister. She can feel the evil. Detective Eddie Kline insists a real person killed her sister, not the house. But she can’t shake the feeling the house is at the root of it all. Each time she hears those horrifying words, she wants to run. Who keeps whispering, follow me, sweet darling?
Not Forgotten in Hollywood (Not in Hollywood Book 6)
Series: Not in Hollywood, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,870. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After years of working as a personal assistant for some of the worst behaved celebrities in Hollywood, Trudie Eyre is rewarded with her dream assignment. It doesn’t take long for Trudie to realize she should not have broken her cardinal rule. Never work with somebody you admire, it only leads to disappointment.
A Brutal Bunch of Heartbroken Saps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2017 by Shotgun Honey. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A BRUTAL BUNCH OF HEARTBROKEN SAPS, a Love & Bullets Hookup by Nick Kolokowski. A gonzo noir journey into obsession, violence, and the power of love.