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Bedsit Three: A Gripping Tale of Murder and Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A GRIPPING AND DISTURBING THRILLER FROM AN AWARD-WINNING NOVELIST A girl has been buried in a shallow grave. Rain starts to wash away the earth covering her. Why have Ignatius and his girlfriend disappeared from Bedsit 3 in Vesey Villa? Why has he left behind a used pregnancy test and a scrap book about a woman’s suicide in a cardboard box?
Demon City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Felix Dockweiler—former model, current entertainment reporter, and the star of such films as “Frat Party USA”—finds his life disrupted when a pair of fire demons blaze into Los Angeles and rack up a body count while hunting down his brother, Michael. As the temperature rises and wildfires ravage the city, Felix’s search for Michael leads him into L.A.’s seedy, supernatural underbelly.
Hit The Road, Jake!
Series: The Lindsey Lark Series, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Thrilling, romantic, and sprinkled with humor, HIT THE ROAD, JAKE! reinvents the ‘buddy movie’ concept with the written word … and a pretty woman. Jake and Lindsey are good at tracking down offenders responsible for petty theft and blackmail, but when new mysteries become personal—slashed tires, spattered blood, steamy love letters, a stolen pet—everything changes.
Letters, Lovers, & Lies
Series: The Lindsey Lark Series, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Mysterious, romantic, and sprinkled with heartwarming students and a delightful dog, LETTERS, LOVERS, & LIES captures the importance of persistence and the power of love. Jake and Lindsey are in love, but so much stands in their way. Letters from a dead man. Unwanted advances from a transgender acquaintance. Separation and jealousy. What's in their favor? They are smart and they love to laugh.
Senator Bradbury and the DX1 Seizure
Price: Free! Words: 55,920. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A blockbuster action adventure thriller of an ultimate 21st century global terrorist war with global terrorists acquiring a mass of atomic weapons! The execution of a colossal atomic bomb on a Pacific military base, the assassination of a top senator, and the hijacking of a new space shuttle reveals someone has acquired a new form of atomic weapons and is executing a sinister plot on civilization!
The Disappearance of Anna Popov: A dark page-turning psychological thriller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,000. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A page-turner that will keep you up all night; wanting more! When Jack Rogan stumbles on a mysterious clue pointing to the disappearance of two girls, he can't resist investigating. Soon. Rogan and his friends enter the dangerous world of an outlaw bikie gang ruled by a cruel, evil master without fear. Will Rogan succeed, or will the forces of evil crush a desperate mother's hopes and dreams?
Straight and Narrow
Price: Free! Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tara Richards is approaching forty, unhappy with her job, and disenchanted with her marriage. When her best friend Lisa disappears, Tara's life is thrown into turmoil. Has Lisa jeopardized her sobriety by going on a drinking binge or has she been harmed by her partner who has a history of battering?
The Secret of Lakeham Abbey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
1948 When Percy Sullivan’s family take over Lakeham Abbey for the summer, it was a chance to get away from battered post-war London and be cossetted by the capable and pretty housekeeper, Anne Pargeter. They soon learn that the Abbey conceals a dark secret; one that someone was willing to kill to hide. When Anne is convicted of murder, Percy is determined to do all he can to save his friend.
The Memory Snatcher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Science Fiction Mystery about a police inspector and a quantum physicist who join forces to stop a memory thief from paralysing the world.
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.
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.**
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?
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.
Reel Sharpe
Price: Free! Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
After working in Los Angeles for five years, former reality TV producer Jenna Baker has combined her industry knowledge with her love of creative writing to create the hilarious comedy Reel Sharpe. The novel tells the story of a reality television producer who crosses every line possible to make her story work.
Blue Ridge Blues: The Sandeen Mysteries, Book Five
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,010. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Sandeen's at it again. He and his gal pal, Amanda Carter, tried to live the simple life by moving to the mountains of North Carolina and opening a small gift/espresso shop in a quaint resort village. They avoided their blood-stained past for a while, and then trouble walked into their store.