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The Busty Ballbreaker - The Hot Dog Detective (A Denver Detective Cozy Mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Tara Maya. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Hot dog vendor Mark MacFarland – “Mac” to his friends – is suspicious when a young construction worker, Wanda Warren, approaches him with a tale of conspiracy, fraud, and murder. A friend of hers died in a tragic work accident, but she thinks he was killed to keep him quiet. How many more people are going to get killed before MacFarland finds the person behind the conspiracy? A cozy mystery.
Upstate Uproar
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Series: Getaway Girlz. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Four girls on vacation in the Adirondacks stumble across cold case murders and almost get murdered themselves.
Dead on the Money
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Tom Trask is basking in the glow of his recent engagement to H. Olivia Tully, but without warning, his elation turns to shattering danger when a ruthless convict shows up and begins to stalk them.
Mystery Mayhem
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 158,380. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two mysteries come together in one bundle where murder abounds and the chance of dying is much higher than the odds of living.
Cloak of Obscurity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,310. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Young wizard-for-hire Edward Red Mage was no hero, and he certainly didn't consider himself an instrument of Divine Justice--until he was called upon to save the life of one of his best friends. Love, jealousy, deception, and magic are all wrapped in a Cloak of Obscurity, the first mysterious fantasy by Angela P. Wade.
The Vigilante: Blood Quest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A criminal gang has put a new twist on Blackmail. Instead of demanding money, they force wealthy victims to sell their businesses at ridiculously low prices. The scam works pretty well until they murder a young drug addict and a masked vigilante seeks revenge. Janet Roberts faces a desperate situation, who will get her virginity first, a gangster or the husband she is trying to save it for?
Plan B - Volume V
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Series: Plan B Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,810. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by in potentia press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A mystery and crime anthology with 13 stories of plans gone wrong, from Plan B Magazine.
The House Next Door
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,200. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When you move into a new house you never know who your next door neighbors is going to be. In this story, the person next door becomes a person of interest in a murder case.
Whispering Spirits
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Devastated by her boyfriend’s murder, Summer Timber Wolf, Niipo Ómahkapi'si, goes back to Browning, Montana to take care of her Blackfeet grandmother. That choice finds her living in the ways of the old ones in a tipi on the shores of St. Mary’s River in the shadow of the Chief Mountains. Her Nah’ah tells her to listen to the whispering spirits of her ancestors. They are her shield, her past...
Chicken Soup & Homicide
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Series: Culinary Competition Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,750. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amy Ridley has perfected her chicken soup recipe, and the winter-weary residents of Kellerton, Michigan can't wait to watch her compete in the Chicken Soup Showdown. But the charity event starts out with a bang, literally, when one of the rival chefs falls dead out of a freezer and onto Amy. Can Amy figure out who killed the celebrity chef? **Recipes included!**
Murder in Greenfield Glen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,780. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Working on two different murder cases, several years apart, it was impossible for Det. Emery to imagine that there was an underlying diabolical theme running through both of them that would inexorably connect them and become a motive for murder. This is the story of those two cases and the abominable murders that ensued in Greenfield Glen, a senior citizen’s compound in Mesa, Arizona.
The Seventh Sons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Maxim Dwyer is fed up with a small-town motorcycle club. Since his wife's disappearance the detective has nothing left to lose, and rumors that the Seventh Sons are werewolves won't deter him any longer.
Just Deserts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Romance Novel In the tradition of Regency Romance, a fast and furious clean romance with mystery, confusion and clashing personalities. Double trouble plagues the baron when he seeks his fortune via the hand of the nabob’s daughter. Elizabeth Bailey is the author of historical fiction, including 18 romances for Harlequin Mills and Boon and the Lady Fan mystery series with Penguin’s Berkley Books
Undesired Duty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Undesired Duty, a novel, is about how the lives of commoners were affected by the decisions made by the gods, kings and heroes of Mahabharata. The unfolding story is about the people who lived simple lives that caused them to struggle between the duties imposed on them and the desires they longed to fulfill.
The Avid Angler - The Hot Dog Detective (A Denver Detective Cozy Mystery)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015 by Tara Maya. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Detective MacFarland -- "Mac" to his friends -- was kicked off the Denver police force for a variety of reasons, most of which came out of the mistrial of the man who murdered his wife. While getting back on his feet by operating a small hot dog cart, MarFarland is approached by a high-priced lawyer to help prove a woman innocent. Can MacFarland find the real killer and free the innocent woman?
Within Eyeshot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,450. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
For investigator Mitch Morgan, his first assignment at Callahan Investigation Agency may very well be his last. While Mitch digs into the fraudulent and dangerous activities of target Jake Watson, Mitch's own criminal past begins to surface. Despite his best efforts--and some risky surveillance--Mitch is forced to make decisions that may be detrimental to both his health and his freedom.
Cirque Macabre #1: The Show Must Go On
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,020. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
After their ringmaster is found murdered, a group of circus performers must figure out who committed the crime while trying to avoid a killer. They soon find out that the man they worked for may not be the person he claimed to be.
ALCHEMY: a story of perfect murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,800. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In Victorian London, a young artist unravels the formula of a potion for immortality and raising the dead – as prescribed in an ancient tome: Alchemy. Just when he cracks the secret code for the last sickening components, his mistress dies, and he vows to revive her. Knowing that the final ingredients means taking innocent lives - he just has to decide whose. And someone gets away with murder.
Ghosts of Tsavo
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Series: Society for Paranormals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Armed with Victorian etiquette, a fully loaded walking stick and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea. But she’ll need more than that to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. All this while surviving the machinations of her best friend’s dashing godfather. What is a ghost-chasing widow to do?
When You Run with Wolves
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Kidnap, robbery, bombs and guns. Then it all went wrong... Jack Trichaud only wanted a quiet life in small town Ohio. But when you’re in possession of a million dollars from a bank robbery gone wrong, life is anything but quiet. Government Agents to the left, violent White Power thugs to the right, Jack is going to need every trick up his sleeve to get out of this and keep his blood on the inside.