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Nemesis (George Kostas)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,830. Language: Australian English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quickly it aligned itself with his shoulders. The worm drive expanded the diameter of the wire, making sure there was plenty of margin to pass over his head. No hesitation now, it dropped and the terrible chatter began. An insistent “clack clack clack” as the metal teeth pulled the wire. The worm drive doing its terrible work.
St. Louis Affair The Adventures of Herbert Falken
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,640. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a brutally murdered corpse is found along the Mississippi, Herbert Falken is called upon, once again, to hunt down another black-hearted monster. However, Falken's quest for the truth is confounded by a relentless all-powerful adversary--his own tortured soul.
Shaded Light: The Case of the Tactless Trophy Wife: A Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan Mystery (A Classic Police Procedural Series of Traditional Whodunits Set in Contemporary Toronto Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 133,020. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by That's Life! Communications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A weekend house party at a Toronto lawyer’s estate. A young woman’s body in the garden. Enter homicide detectives Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan for their first case together. “He’s white, an abrupt, patronizing veteran, while she’s a recently promoted, vivacious black woman —but... the two rub elbows and tempers to captivating effect.” Publishers Weekly
Mass Schizophrenia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,250. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Drew Dunkel, reporter, has been feeling funny lately. Maybe it’s because his estranged daughter is back in town. But when she’s clapped into a mental institution for observation, Drew doesn’t know what to think. But then she escapes--or does she? Meanwhile, Drew wakes up one day with a cancer--and things really start to get weird. Either Drew is going crazy, or someone wants him to think he is.
A Portal in Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,350. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When we are inexplicably drawn to love and a particular place, is it coincidence, or have we loved before? Enigmatic and spirited Anna Lucera is gifted with an uncanny sixth-sense and is intrigued by all things mystical. When she captures the attention of Kevin Townsend, a romance ensues which draws them into a puzzle of paranormal proportions.
Charles Boeckman Presents: Judson and Gardner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Judson, a tightly wound trouble prone reporter and Gardner, a rather laidback, subtly ingenious investigator, make the perfect pair to pull unwilling skeletons from closets and dig up murder, corruption, and crime. Death and mystery haunt this unlikely pair of adventurous crime solvers in Charles Boeckman Presents Judson and Gardner.
Angels Cry: A Novella
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cold-hearted detective Peter Lazarus is called in to gather evidence against a ruthless gang distributing and transporting black tar heroin up and down the East Coast. He's a man without anything to lose... until he walks into a bar run by the gang and sees Charlie, his ex, who could blow his cover with one wrong move! How much is one body worth?
Run Run Run (Gingerbread Man Part 1 - A Nursery Rhyme Suspense)
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Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Elle Strauss. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A geeky college freshmen finally meets a cute girl online, only to find she was brutally murdered the next day – except she wasn’t - or was she?
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.