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Dreams of a Broken Man by Roger Bray
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 122,650. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Hazel Reed has vanished. Unanswered questions surround this mystery. Her husband Alex is convicted of her murder and sent to prison! No body, no motive, and very little evidence. The mystery unravels. Lies and half truths become exposed with many twists and turns. An edge of the seat journey to discover what transpired. You will not want to put this book down, until the truth is revealed.
Cold Case Killer (A Keely Moreno Mystery, #2) by Dorothy Francis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,000. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Randy, who has been unlawfully imprisoned for 20 years, has now been released and has returned to his home in Key West. DNA evidence proved that he did not murder Dyanne Darby. When foot reflexologist Keely Moreno and her boyfriend, P.I. Punt Ashford, help Maxine Jackson and her son Randy search for the long-ago killer of Randy’s deceased girlfriend, they endanger their lives.
Freeze Out by Brett Wallach
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 46,500. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Felix Brigati, New Jersey rock legend, has been getting threatening, anonymous texts. He hires an old acquaintance, Phil Allman, Philadelphia P.I., to safeguard him. But that backfires when Phi holds Felix hostage himself. Suspenseful, insightful, and surprisingly funny, Freeze Out is a noir elegy on middle-aged loneliness and the duality of fame.
Le nom de l'e-rose by Madjid Lebane
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Les anti-virus sont là pour protéger les utilisateurs des attaques extérieures. Le jour où cet outil décide de protéger les utilisateurs contre leurs propres envies pour des raisons morales le SPES est appelé à la rescousse. Armelle, Kevin et Mike s'en vont donc chasser l'IA moralisatrice. Mais est-ce uniquement cela qui pose problème ?
Spoon Fed by Chrisdina Nixon
Price: $4.40 USD. Words: 35,420. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by PubliBook Ireland. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“No matter how I tell you this story, it will always end the same. I know all sorts of games. Games with different rules. I can play Murder in the Dark. I can play it so well. Be very still. I won’t make a giveaway sound. Pick me. I can keep secrets. I said nothing in the letter about my fears for my daughter’s life. There was no need. She was safe now.”
Contos Insólitos - volume 1 by G.B. Royer
Price: $1.84 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 9, 2016 by 36Linhas. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Este primeiro volume apresenta oito contos insólitos. Se você gosta de sobrenatural e não tem medo de se surpreender com espiritos, este livro é para você. Em contos como: St. Abbs Head, a sétima extinção, a última milha, o dono, grande Astiresi, o dia da caça, mulheres medrosas e a mina você se surpreenderá com o quanto o mundo é sobrenatural.
How Smoke Delivered A Christmas Present by DeAnna Knippling
Series: Smoke. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
London, England. 1840. The former chimney sweep Caroline, a.k.a. the infamous Smoke, is trying to rescue homeless orphans from the streets. Three of her orphans have found a home with a wealthy mill-owner and his wife. The first night, all seems fine--but then the orphans disappear. Caroline breaks into the house, fearing the worst...
Compliments of the Chef by Alex Crow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
He butchered her sister, along with several others, but insufficient evidence set him free. Now, she will do anything to ensure justice is served...even present herself as bait. However, complications arise when she learns there are far more likely suspects within his inner circle. Was she wrong about him? Can she discover the real killer's identity before she becomes the next victim?
North on the Yellowhead and Other Crime Stories by Donna Carrick
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
What happens when an old flame is bludgeoned in an obscure prairie village? Or when a new love threatens a young family in Ontario’s isolated cottage-country? Donna Carrick is the author of The First Excellence (winner of the 2011 Indie Book Event Award), Gold And Fishes and The Noon God, as well as several short story collections. Her novels have reached over 100,000 readers worldwide.
The Butler Did I.T.: A Crag Banyon Mystery by James Mullaney
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,770. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Crag Banyon is a two-fisted P.I. with a heart of gold and a liver of stainless steel. This time around, Banyon doesn't know who hired him, who is trying to kill him or why everyone's being so maddeningly polite about it all.
Bindings & Spines by R. M. Ridley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,180. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016 by Xchyler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Private Investigator Jonathan Alvey has problems. If his addiction to magic doesn’t kill him, going clean will. Malignant gnomes are out for his blood and his office space. His simple divorce case turns into a murder investigation, with a worthless spell book endangering his client’s life. And a new necromancer has come to town; one Alvey must prevent from unleashing the undead on New Hades.
The Frame by Nick Nixon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,730. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016 by Nazzaro and Price. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Peter English, at six foot two, chiseled features, clear blue eyes, and tipping the scales at 185, could be the poster boy for a police recruiting campaign. He was a former MP with a law degree who liked being a cop. It suited his personality and skills very well. His wife, Amy, had even adjusted to being a cop’s wife. Then it all fell apart.
Fillings by Dave Garlock
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 79,450. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lee Garrett’s life as a bike-riding, dumpster-diving artist in Portland, Ore. is thrown into turmoil when his brother vanishes while camping on the coast, his tooth erupts with agonizing pain and he falls for the girl giving him a root canal. Fillings, is a suspenseful literary mystery set in Portland and on the stunning Pacific Northwest coast.
A Christmas Quilt: The Prequel by Marjory Sorrell Rockwell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,730. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Amateur sleuth Maddy Madison and her Quilters Club cronies return with another cozy mystery set in Caruthers Corners, Indiana -- this time the murder of a Straw Hatter in the middle of the town’s annual Christmas Parade. Maybe “return” is not the right word, in that this book is a prequel, taking place before the others in this bestselling series... Merry Christmas from Marjory Sorrell Rockwell!
Echoes of the Fey: The Prophet's Arm by Malcolm Pierce
Price: Free! Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Magic meets mystery in Echoes of the Fey, a series of Detective stories set in a high fantasy world. Sofya Rykov is a private investigator with a secret of her own: magic power she uses to solve her cases. In this novella, she is tasked with tracking down a sacred artifact lost during the war between Leshin and Humans.
Afgehandel (2de uitgawe) by Juanita Swart
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Belinda is ‘n middeljarige maatskaplike werker wie se demone uit haar verlede weer opduik wanneer sy ‘n berig op die radio hoor van ‘n geliefde onderwyser wat vermoor is. Wanneer sy die huis gaan besoek van een van haar pasiente neem een van hierdie demone in haar oor en verander haar lewe onherroeplik.
PO Box Honolulu, Hawaii by Chuck Antone, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The sleuths are off on another adventure, this time in Hawaii. What starts out as a blackmail investigation soon turns to murder on the Big Island. This is the third volume of the Kit and Kat Mysteries by author Chuck Antone, Jr. A one time Hollywood starlet who has been blackmailed for over thirty years hires Kit and Kat to find the blackmailer.
Code Breaker: An Alexander Hastings Novella by A.J. Trevors
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Cyber-sleuth Alexander Hastings is racing against time. The hacker extraordinaire is tasked with uncovering the secret plot of techno-terrorist organisation Black Binary and their shadowy leader, Roman Caster. It doesn't help that Roman is Alex's old mentor and father figure and intent on unleashing a technological holocaust upon the world. Will Alex stop him in time? Or will Roman prevail?
Never Mess with Mistletoe [Book 10, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series] by Edie Claire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Frances Koslow was ecstatic to have her humble abode chosen as stop #3 on the Holiday House Tour. Then everyone drank the cider.