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The Thirteenth Gate
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,700. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Occult agent Lady Vivienne Cumberland tracks a demonic killer from the alleys of Whitechapel to the grit and glamor of Gilded Age New York. When an Egyptian amulet is stolen from the Museum of Natural History, Lady Vivienne realizes she faces an ancient evil. The key to stopping it is something called the Thirteenth Gate. But where is it? And more importantly, who will find it first?
Tender Echoes
Price: Free! Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three years ago, Lexi Donovan’s natural gift on the keyboard elevated her from teenage orphan from the street to a self-sufficient, independent, young woman. Acting on her strong moral code places her in a killer’s cross hairs when she anonymously helps police in a murder investigation. A fast-paced mystery thriller.
The Dark Side of Pura Vida: Murder, Betrayal, Abduction and Revenge in the Vacation Paradise
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Retired baseball player Jack Patterson becomes suspicious after his younger sister dies in a Pacific Ocean rip tide while on vacation in Costa Rica. Jack has to go there to find answers to troubling questions. But soon he is hijacked by a gang of avengers led by an icy Costa Rican-American woman who carries twin pistols strapped to her chest. Jack soon helps uncover a web of corruption and greed.
Heroes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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.
Heroes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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.
Bad Love
You set the price! Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Based on a true story. The exorcism of a djinn from a chaste wifey turns up some dark family secrets.
Time To Move On
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,030. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Eric Hunter modern private detective is off searching for people and things again. A man asks Eric to find his wife who is off her Meds and can’t find her way home. A student asks Eric to find is a teacher who is excavating an old temple. An older woman says things seem to disappear and reappear. A woman whose husband died three years ago is reliving happier times. Maybe it is time to move on.
Parlour Game
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Edgar Asheford-Browne is found dead in his home, with a hole in his head and a bloody fire poker next to his body, the cause of death seems obvious. He was bludgeoned to death. But as Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd begins to unravel the case, it seems less clear. For Helen has to deal not only with contradictory evidence, but also with a room full of suspects who are accusing each other.
Where Life Leads
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
One of the hardest challenges faced in life is finding out who you want to be. And for Fariday Hayes and Penina García not only do they have to decide who they want to be and how they'll get there, but also what kind of people they want to be. In this story, these two will be in for the adventure of their lives trying to figure out the answers to these crucial questions.
Office of the Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,050. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
If you enjoy monastic murder mysteries in the spirit of the famous Brother Cadfael PBS series, you will delight in Office of the Dead. Because the action takes place in contemporary times, rather than the middle ages, the reader is easily drawn into the dynamics of the plot and can identify with the characters readily. A bit of romance coupled with ecclesial tensions makes this story crackle.
Agent Clifton : new beginnings
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: British English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Agent clifton has a mission. Criminals stole from a bank and he is chasing them across england and ireland.
Lost Girl Diary
Price: Free! Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Four passports of four vanished girls. The one who found them is missing too. A dead man's diary may contain the vital key. A search begins in Australia and across the world
On The Line: The Final Chapter
Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Lt. Novelli's been shot. The only clue is the name of a woman named Shirley. But who is this Shirley? With no prints on the stolen car that was used in the shooting and no weapon, things are looking bleak. Luckily a news team was on the scene when the shooting occurred. But when a fire results in the death of two people, and the same news team is on the scene there may be more to it than luck.
The Puritan's Son
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,580. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
London 1713. A half mad preacher is stalking Cripplegate, violently accosting drinkers and whores alike. When the body of a young prostitute is found, suspicion naturally falls on him, but who is he? And why does Jonathan Wild, newly appointed thief taker, suspect there is more to it than meets the eye. As the murder count rises, Wild finds himself torn between the easy answer and the right one.
A Death in the Flower Garden (a Danger Cove Farmers' Market Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,520. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Maria Dolores, new manager of the Lighthouse Farmers' Market, has her work cut out for her when an earthquake shakes up the market. But it only gets worse in the aftermath, as Maria realizes the flower vendor is more than shaken up... she's dead. Now Maria suddenly in a small town mystery that's got everyone on edge. Will it all lead to the end of Maria's new career? Or worse yet... her life?
Jack in a Box
Price: Free! Words: 77,810. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
PI Charlie Hampton dodges bullets trying to clear his client, Jack, of a murder rap. But might shady Jack be in jail for just cause? Enter the Triad bosses, intent on tracking down a lost heroin shipment, also the thief that nabbed it and murdered their man. Jack is going down and will Charlie go down with him? Not if he can help it. It's murder, madness and mayhem but also a lot of fun.
Whitewash in the Berkshires
Series: Double V Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,950. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Elmer and Juliet's fourth adventure in this cozy mystery series takes place in Hartford, Connecticut, and the Berkshires of western Massachusetts in the bleak midwinter of 1951. An incident from Juliet's past puts her on a blacklist. A priceless work of art brings her to a secret bunker. A kidnapping and a threat to her life result in a desperate chase.
The Rise of The Fallen Empire
Price: Free! Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a group of curious Archaeological students receive a text specified with co-ordinates, they immediately begin their own quest by following the trail, ultimately leading them into a trap; they stumble upon, what they think, is an age old buried scripture, but it doesn't stop there. Now they must dig deep to unravel the mystery, which would shake the entire Archaeological community of Baltimore
Darling... I Need Your Corpse (Mike Sanse Murder Mysteries #2)
Series: Mike Sanse Murder Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,770. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a decapitated body is found Diana Ciuri identifies it as that of her husband who went missing two days ago. Oscar Ciuri happens to be a popular candidate in the oncoming elections. Senior Detective Cosmas Pai and Mike Sanse must find a common ground and find Oscar Ciuri’s killer before his mad supporters burn down the town.
Hot Mess Express
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,660. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Vicky Armstrong, a famous, powerful executive, wants Dani Ripper to find her missing grandson, and Dani’s eager for the case. Unfortunately, gangster Vinny The Prick’s new girlfriend has also gone missing, and Dani can’t say no to The Prick. Can she find a way to work both cases at the same time? Of course not! And yet…