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Double Barrel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,660. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
My sister-in-law thinks I killed Kenny. The fat old cow also thinks I killed her sister. That's ridiculous. Why would I kill my wife of forty years who I never manhandled, not once, in all that time, and especially now, when she so recently started receiving social security checks? And, why, if I killed my son, would I leave him on my boat in my own backyard?
The Fanshawe Murder
Price: Free! Words: 58,070. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016 by Christopher Wright. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Violet Milton is working as a shorthand typist in New York when she inherits the largest paper mill in Europe. Feisty Violet decides to take over the running of the English company, and is warned by a well meaning employee that something mysterious and dangerous is being manufactured in secret in a hidden part of the factory. This thriller with a touch of romance was written in the 1920s.
The Bored Samurai
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A samurai warrior cursed to live in a time of peace, the Genroku era (1688-1704). Saotome Mondonosuke is a bored samurai. He is not a ronin, but a direct vassal with wealth but no official duties. With only boredom to fight, he solves the mysteries behind murders and kidnappings, and battles corrupt officials. He thirsts for justice, and his sword for blood.
Ghost House
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Jim and Sarah Gaunter are happy to be in Michigan when Jim is transferred back. They move into a small rental house sight unseen. The owner of the house is a pest and even though they went through a management company, he feels the need to spy and make sure the Gaunters treat the house like his mother would. What is in the basement and what does Harry Potter have to do with anything? Ask Suzanne,
The Eleventh Sibyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,270. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Italy, 2010. Norcia, the most picturesque town of Apennines. An antique book, with a golden sun impressed on its cover. A creepy story re-emerging from a long-gone past: the legend of the Sibyl, the evil goddess who once lived in a cavern on the top of a desolate cliff, Mount Sibyl. Just old wives' tale? Follow a man's journey into mystery and madness, up to the final, dreadful encounter.
Bet Your Own Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,720. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
20 hard-hitting tales of war, lust, revenge, hate and madness -- spanning fantasy, mystery, horror and science fiction. Inside this volume, ordinary men and women in extraordinary circumstances are forced to make life's hardest choices. With appearances by private eye Jack Hagee and supernatural detective Teddy London. This anthology also includes a "Rick Rambler / Time Patrol" mystery.
Invitation to Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Alexandra Anderson is invited to work place reunion at the televisions station where she formerly worked, she's excited to catch up with old friends. And the theme of the reunion is a Murder Mystery Party, so that should be fun, right? Wrong! Anything that can go wrong does... including a real murder! Can following the clues to a fake murder help Alex solve a real one?
Muddy Sunset
You set the price! Words: 36,150. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Roy DeLon is going to regret that flight to St. Louis. He just doesn't know it yet.
A Pacific Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,500. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A shocking murder causes panic in Los Angeles city government. The lives of two police investigators are forever changed as they uncover an international criminal organization headed by a killer who is seeking to build a global empire.
Jennifer's Journey - Hey Who Am I?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Jennifer Kolby is a fairly young widow with two sons and an assortment of friends ranging from a respected doctor, to a guy she calls Cat Boy. When a woman is found beaten almost to death in the dumpster outside of Jennifer's apartment, everything thinks it is her. Join Jennifer and her friends and loves to find out why and if she is in danger of being at the top of the killer's list.
Dog Days
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jim Nash is as content as he’s ever been—that is, until he manages to get himself arrested thanks to the new girl that has come into his life. While being held on trumped-up charges of murder, all the women in his life come together to post bond. With the local PD’s enthusiasm to pin the crime on him, he is forced into honoring payback in a form he will find very familiar.
Unholy Revenge
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 84,500. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A killer is targeting members of a family living in a small Cheshire market town. DI Helen Cooke investigates and connects an unsolved murder in Durham with the ones she’s investigating. She realises a serial killer is on the loose, and puts her own life in danger, as she races against time to prevent another killing.
In Desperation
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The love of Tony's life has gone missing. Police believe he's involved. He'll do anything to find the woman he loves, but there's a crazed killer out to stop him.
Federal
You set the price! Words: 5,880. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two months ago, Natalie Marsh, 23 years old, vanished. The FBI and State Police forces investigated for weeks but came up with nothing, and the case went cold. Then, out of the blue, an anonymous tip is received: someone is being held captive near a small town in Upstate New York, and their description matches Natalie's. But is there more going on than just a kidnapping?
A Ghostly Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
**USA Today Bestselling series!** From NY Times bestselling author Angie Fox - a fabulously fun short story Verity Long doesn't want to see ghosts, and she'd rather not let anyone know her little secret, either. But when a restless spirit stirs up trouble in her friend's resale shop, Verity and her very new, very dead gangster friend team up to learn what is really happening…before it's too late
Images
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A collection of seven short stories of different genres like mystery, science fiction, murder, horror. Though the stories have different genres; readers may immediately discover the similar key aspects in all of them. Story lines are mostly driven by the fiction, drawing the attention of the reader more on the events which lead the reader to put himself in the place of the main characters.
Sherlock and Me (The Case of the Feathered Snitch)
Series: Sherlock and Me. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,840. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Helping out her landlord, amateur sleuth Lucy James is drawn into a puzzle. The parrot she's babysitting shrieks in French and about Nazis leading Lucy to a mysterious diary and an elderly man with a secret. Trouble stirs when a friend's dog disappears and her detective internship sours. With help from friend Cindy and mentor Sherlock, Lucy confronts her biggest challenge yet.
An Untapped Field of Endeavor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Big Joey Barbosa has decided to invite his long time colleague, Nick Leonisi, in on a very special deal. A new, previously untapped business venture. But maybe Nick has a different venture in mind. Come along for the ride.
Windsor Towers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,810. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
It’s springtime in Savannah and jasmine isn’t the only thing in the air. Ashley turns to private investigator Austin for help with her husband’s unsolved murder. She persuades him to allow her to accompany him and something unexpected develops between them. As they work through the list of suspects a mystery unfolds that leads them on a journey to the dark side of the otherwise picturesque city.
Love and Larceny
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Even an Amazon can fall hard. Daphne Courdebas rushes to investigate strange doings at Brentfield Manor. But things are not as they seem, especially when it comes to the handsome Wynn Fairfax. What’s a lady known for saving the day to do when she finds her own heart in jeopardy? Clean Regency romance; kisses only.