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Dead Set - Fortune P.I. #1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dead Set is the first in the Fortune P.I. novels. Los Angeles P.I. Chester Fortune is working for Marvyn P. Tranter after his fellow P.I. Ross Paine is attacked. Someone has killed Tranter’s wife and stolen collectable medals and he wants them back and his wife’s killer brought to justice. Fortune’s got his work cut out to solve the case before he becomes the next victim…
Listen to the Silence - a 10 minute short story
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Elderly Gordon Oregon has not been feeling his best recently. Nausea and vomiting are sapping his energy, and it is getting worse every day. The news that his son and daughter-in-law have died in a car accident is a great shock to him. But then his condition starts to improve. ...
I Do
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"I Do" is a flash mystery; or, in other words, a really short story. In this flash mystery we have Ariel, happy as can be at her wedding! But... something isn't right here....
Coming Clean in Lerpe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Becca Keck looks forward to starting her new job in her home office. But she finds it hard to concentrate on work when the clean freak who drove her nuts years ago moves into the luxurious villa across the street. After the senile owner of the villa is found dead on Becca's property, she takes matters into her own hands to prove that germs aren't the only things the clean freak knows how to kill.
Boston Wedding -Olivia Plymouth Series
Series: Olivia Plymouth, Book 2 ยท Historical Fiction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,550. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Olivia Plymouth is officially in Boston for her sister's wedding. But once again she has a full plate -- balancing solving a colonial mystery, preparing for a marathon, giving a speech at a fashion school,and finding quality time with her boyfriend Richard. Will she triumph or be overwhelmed by the challenges? An enthralling humorous story as only Olivia can have.
Mr. Dark Side
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mr. Dark Side, The Trials and Tribulations of a Hollywood Dick. There's two ways of not taking chances in the private investigator slash personal security gig in Hollywood. You either go around without fire sticks in which you're easy to kill but won't run afoul of any California or County or City laws meant to trap practitioners of the Second Amendment, or go armed.
The Virtues of Madness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a rain of frogs, he learns what value there is in the virtues of madness.
Wednesday
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
...So the demon moves undetected. Wednesday is an inexorable tale of undiscovered crime where investigation spins out of control. Westminster is confiscated with gruesome deeds of an incognito serial murderer on Wednesdays. A Senior Investigating Officer bestows its prime suspect with the responsibility of catching and bringing this anonymous villain to the bars of justice...
Flandra
Series: The Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mysterious goings on in the allotments, a lorry hijack and arson at the golf club. Three more complete stories about Mercedes Drew, her 1969 Triumph Bonneville T120 motorcycle and Detective Inspector Desmond Flowers, in Volume Three of the Mercedes Drew Mysteries.
Fatal Mistress – a 10-minute short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gary Nelson has problems with his father-in-law, the CEO and majority holder of the Trionid Corporation, who likes to make life difficult for Gary, the finance director of the same company. His father-in-law’s sudden violent death puts Gary in the CEO’s shoes. But now that Gary has everything a person could possibly want, he gets bored. Finally, he realizes how to spice up his daily life. ...
Two For Justice
Price: Free! Words: 78,030. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.63 from 8 reviews)
Newlyweds Leah and Sebastian Reyes were broke and living with parents when a random encounter led them to pursue a career as private investigators. Thanks to a prominent judge business is good. Everything is derailed when a horrific discovery leads them to find out the truth about who is hiring them and why. Pushed to the limit they fight to find the truth, bring justice to light and stay alive.
Claws of the Griffin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Millionaire Peter Reynolds is at loose ends, not terribly moral and more than a little spoiled to a lavish lifestyle. All that he has come to know and cherish is about to change when he gets an invitation to attend the funeral of an ex-girlfriend. Her death that initially looked like a home invasion gone wrong starts to look more and more like a planned murder.
The Tattered Thread
Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 70,100. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(2.00 from 1 review)
When all hope is gone and there’s nothing left to live for, suicide may be your only option. Tasia McAvoy knows this feeling all too well. Rich and beautiful, Tasia seems to have everything a person could ever want. But her deepest, darkest secrets are catching up with her, and she’s just too tired to run away from them anymore.
Pigeon Blood
Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dr. Blair Vaughn’s alcoholic binges have gone too far this time. His indiscretions have landed him in the middle of a blood-soaked double homicide, and he can’t remember how he got there, what part he had in the murders, or why the murders occurred in the first place. And as he stumbles along trying to make sense of it all, the body count continues to rise.
The Destruction of a Goddess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Vi thought trying to teach complicated choreography to inexperienced middle-aged men made for a bad day. But when a Portland homicide detective shows up at Vi’s dance rehearsal, she quickly realizes that bad dance moves pale in comparison to the scrutiny of an experienced investigator seeking suspects in a murder.
The Fallen Angels Book Club
Series: A Hollis Morgan Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,460. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
All the members of the Fallen Angels Book Club are white-collar criminals. Hollis Morgan is one, thanks to her ex-husband, who set her up. Now all she wants is to clear her name so she can return to law school. After fellow members start dying in scenarios right out of club selections, Hollis becomes a suspect. Can she identify the killer before she herself becomes the next victim?
The Shocking Truth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Harwich Police Detective Monica Carson has seen plenty in her career. But when she reports to the scene of what appears to be an unattended death of a wealthy matron, she finds more questions than answers. Doing what she does best, tracking down the answers, causes political friction. The deceased's family just wants to mourn their loss. Monica needs to bring the responsible party to justice.
Blood in the Water
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When two detectives take on three unsolved murders, they dive into a world full of secrets and lies. They are determined to solve the cases...even if it means their lives.
Degrees of Illusion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 165,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A car accident, two mysterious deaths - similar yet separated by a century - take Niall Fraser on a quest for answers…and ultimately to revelations more devastating that he could ever have imagined. Woven around true events and set in Greenland against a background of conflicts, this is a book about love, unrequited fatherhood and rites of passage for those who dare to embrace the unknown.
The Theatre of the Apocalypse - Omnibus Edition Part 1-8
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 167,180. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two desperate men steal a famous artwork and a furious hunt follows. They escape on a secret pilgrim´s path to a lost temple that wind through the old cities of Italy. As they race along the path they are stunned when it leads to codes in the floor mosaic in the Siena Cathedral and in masterpieces by Botticelli, Raphael and Caravaggio - all leading to the lost temple´s great mystery.