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Heroes of Destiny
Price: Free! Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Is Dalton James a hero? Certainly not! He’s a grumpy private detective that drinks too much whiskey and smokes too many cigars. He hopes to earn enough money to pay the monthly bills and once in a while get a woman or two into his bed. But what if omens, faith and destiny all work together to make him a hero? This is the story of one such man.
The White Russian Caper. A Damien Dickens Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,420. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Includes bonus material! Damien and Millie join forces to solve the mystery behind the murder of Miss America.
Yes to Maybe
Price: Free! Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Tim, your place is going to be robbed tonight,” said the voice on the phone. This is how Tim’s day starts. The repayment of his debt to a local “Organized Business” leader has been set into motion. Assigned to the task is 16 year old Desmond Reid, and Tim decides he can prevent the looting of his bar. Will Desmond be able to pull off the job, or will Tim be able to hold onto his assets?
The Ghost and the Stream (Miki Radicci Book 9)
Series: Miki Radicci. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Trash Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
He has no name and no history. The police can’t identify him. He won’t say a word except one name: Michael Radicci.
Saving Rose Green
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Rose Green is an inch away from unravelling the truth when the key witness to exposing one of the ugliest crimes committed is killed. Thinking she is backed by the most trusted organisation, she got caught up in the never-ending war between two worlds and their idea of a free world.
Hunters
Price: Free! Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Officer Monica Martinez suspects that a string of murders in and around San Antonio are related. Though she knows that she should leave it to the homicide detectives to solve the case, her instincts tell her that there is more to the mystery than the detectives realize. Monica is unable to let it go, even if it means jeopardizing her career, and possibly even her life.
Come home
Price: Free! Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack McKinnon’s boat overturns, his dog drowns. Creepy events occur; Jack disappears only to resurface when his wife is around. RCMP Sergeant Bill Majors and other old friends help Jack’s wife and son look for him. Seven years later he is declared dead, but turns up again. This time with help from a Medicine man and a caring Indian nurse, he regains his mind.
Pigeon River Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,260. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sam Jenkins thinks no good turn goes unpunished when the famous singer he’s assigned to protect decides it’s hate at first sight. Famous country and western singer C.J. Profitt receives death threats from a group of rightwing zealots. Chief Sam Jenkins gets the job of keeping C.J. safe while she performs at a charity benefit.
Killer Fun: Cozy Mystery Charity Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 691,950. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
10 romantic cozy mystery novels by New York Times, USA Today, and National Bestselling authors! Mystery, murder, laughs, romance, and tons of fun! **A portion of proceeds from the sale of this collection will be donated to a charity of readers' choosing! To nominate your favorite charity to receive the funds, visit gemmahallidaypublishing dot com.**
Honolulu Hottie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,510. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Apartment manager Wilson McKenna’s day tanks when the cops accuse an old friend of killing a ruthless Honolulu scammer. McKenna turns to his private-investigator tenant for help and soon discovers he's stuck with an investigation he doesn’t want, is mentoring a PI-wannabe, and hiding it all from his girlfriend. Now McKenna's worried his trouble in paradise in just beginning.
The Ghost Town Trap
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The Law Enforcement Forces went to unprecedented lengths to apprehend a wanted killer. Just how unprecedented were the methods will amaze you as you read this story. The vicious felon was captured, and that was the important thing.
The Goodbye Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Cristina sets up her illegal P.I agency, clients think it's a brothel thanks to her new business cards. And when she does finally get a client it turns out to be her old enemy. But money is money, though in this case it comes in the form of an I.O.U. The case involves blackmail, but with so many people who hate Cristina's nemesis it's a long queue of suspects.
Cold As Steel vol. 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by DarkestKnightPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
James Steeley is a private investigator. A client of his is found murdered by a serial killer, and the murderer is now targeting Steeley's family and friends. Working alongside Detective Elizabeth Rifton, he must find the killer before he loses everything.
Trouble at the Red Pueblo
Price: Free! Words: 88,340. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Red Pueblo Museum Director Martin Taylor is desperate, and his son, Matt, is angry. Someone is trying to destroy the museum financially. When a killer uses an Anasazi ax from the museum to bash in the skull of a charismatic playboy, Matt Taylor is arrested. Can Spider untangle the web of secrecy and lies surrounding the museum and save its Anasazi treasures before the Taylors lose it all?
The Pitkirtly Triangle
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,610. Language: British English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The Pitkirtly Triangle is the 11th novel in the Pitkirtly Mystery series, set in a small town on the coast of Fife, in Scotland. Amaryllis is puzzled when the people she has been hired to track keep vanishing without trace. Is there a connection with the new café at the top of the hill and the increase in Empire biscuit consumption in the locality?
Guilty of Collusion
Price: $1.45 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Inspector Kriton Ellis is the fictional protagonist of a series of short mystery stories. In this story the inspector is trying to reveal who is the mastermind behind the kidnapping of Olivia Cooper, the daughter of Harry Cooper, the owner of the largest hard disk drive manufacturers in the world. Greed drives everyone crazy and the secret can’t remain hidden for ever…
Asesinar a un jesuita. De Monseñor Romero a Ignacio Ellacuria
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,670. Language: Spanish. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
El asesinato del Arzobispo Oscar Romero de El Salvador y años más tarde del jesuita Ignacio Ellacuria generó una polvareda que traspasó las fronteras de El Salvador. Las circunstancias de esos asesinatos siguen estando rodeadas de polémica y las ordenes de detención, cárcel y amnistía posterior salpican a miembros del ejército.
The Empress Holds the Key: A disturbing, edge-of-your seat historical thriller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,820. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A nail-biting ride through history that will have you glued to the edge of your seat! An old photograph hints at dark secrets reaching back to ancient Egypt and reignites a deadly quest for a holy relic. What is this dark secret so feared by the Vatican? Will truth and justice succeed, or will pious fanatics foil this quest which could destroy their Church and challenge Christianity itself?
Wedding Tea
Series: The Tea Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,270. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cara’s getting married. Finally. If she can get past Teagan’s glam squad, Roland’s men and their ever-increasing security measures, and convince herself that her mother will be there in spirit, if not in person.
Domestic Tranquility
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by Gelastic Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A lifetime of adventure as cowhand, gunman, soldier and indian fighter kept "Kid" Hackett busy for a lifetime. Now he's enjoying his retirement, running the hotel he owns with his young wife Katie. When a guest turns up dead, justice demands that the killer be found. But sometimes justice conflicts with other values, and Kid isn't sure he wants this one solved.