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The Ash Heap of History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Jessica “Blondie” Yuskevich views her career as a private eye as an annoyance that keeps her from smoking pot and watching TV. It’s pretty boring until she finds herself on a missing persons case involving some shady characters and a lot of misinformation. Can she solve the case, find the missing woman and keeping her safe? More importantly, can she do it without missing an all-new Mork & Mindy?
Elvis and the Pink Cadillac Corpse (A Southern Cousins Mystery, plus bonus recipes)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Callie’s hunk’a burnin’ love is in parts unknown so she heads to a cooking competition on the Gulf Coast with cousin Lovie where the only trouble her mama can get into is sunburn. But somebody is out to win, come what may. When the first victim goes missing and the body won’t stay put, the Valentines go into a fever. Can everybody’s favorite hound dog, Elvis, save the day?
Digging Up Trouble
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A mysterious casket. A rising body count. A new mystery has bloomed... Digging Up Trouble is the charming second installment in a series of witty cozy mysteries. If you like puzzling whodunits, eccentric characters, and countless laugh-out-loud moments, then you’ll love Rickie Blair’s Leafy Hollow Mysteries.
From Garden To Grave
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Verity Hawkes, accidental gardener, blunders into a murder mystery in the deceptively idyllic village of Leafy Hollow while hunting for her missing aunt. If you like lovably quirky characters, picturesque Canadian villages, and twists you won’t see coming, then you’ll love Rickie Blair’s Leafy Hollow Mysteries.
Slow Bullet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,090. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In Slow Bullet, Army veteran Clark McKay is searching for the truth behind his best friend's murder. He meets a multitude of characters along the way, including a D.C. detective refusing to believe McKay has found the murderer. McKay's search for the truth takes him across the globe and through the murky waters of corruption. Truth and fiction make an interesting mixture in this fast-paced novel.
Secret Letter: The Beginning
Price: Free! Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Victoria Owens’s life takes a sudden turn after she receives an unexpected chain letter about her upcoming high school reunion. She’s quick to dismiss the letter and focus instead on her busy day, amidst a preoccupied husband and eleven-year-old-daughter. But the letter is only the beginning of a series of anonymous gifts, each more bizarre than the next, which shed light on a past long forgotten.
The Worthy Soldier
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,380. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
May 1147. The Prince of Gwynedd has temporarily allied himself with King Cadell and his Norman relations in order to finally evict the hated Flemings from south Wales. But while the battle goes well, the celebratory feast afterwards does not, leaving Gareth and Gwen among the few left standing. And it is to them, as always, that the investigation falls and on whom peace in Wales may well depend.
Heroes and Hurricanes (a Danger Cove Cocktail Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,150. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Lilly Waters moved to her ancestral small-town home of Danger Cove, Washington, she hoped for a walk down memory lane and a chance to connect with the family she never knew. What she gets instead is a bartending job at the Smugglers’ Tavern, a mysterious man promising information about her long-lost grandfather, and a dead body she practically trips over!
Death and Relaxation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017 by Odd House Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Monsters, gods, and mayhem... Police Chief Delaney Reed can handle the paranormal creatures who call the small beach town of Ordinary, Oregon their home. It’s the vacationing gods who keep her up at night. Catching a murderer, wrestling a god power, and re-scheduling the apocalypse? Just another day on the job. But falling in love while keeping the town's secrets a secret is gonna take some work.
The Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,490. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
It was their thirtieth reunion at John Adams College for the brothers of Zeta Chi. When one of them is found dead and the authorities refuse to investigate due to lack of evidence indicating foul play, the brothers say, “If you won’t investigate, we will.” Who knew it would turn into a murder investigation involving international terrorists, the CIA, and the U.S. Treasury cops called FinCEN.
Back to Brooklyn: Book 1 of the My Cousin Vinny Series
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,520. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
BACK TO BROOKLYN by Lawrence Kelter. Based on characters created by Dale Launer from the screenplay My Cousin Vinny
The Well
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,190. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A haunted house, a missing girl, and a secret buried for more than thirty years.
Cold War Canoe Club: Stories
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,720. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
COLD WAR CANOE CLUB: STORIES by Jeffery Hess. “Smart, poignant, often slyly funny, these are stories that will both take your breath away and take you places you’ve never been before. A true and honest salute to much more than those who serve in the Navy, rich with history real and imagined.” —Fred Leebron.
The Adventures of Mehul and Kairav
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 79,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Adventures of Mehul and Kairav is a modern day fiction about two young IT professionals from Bangalore who discover and pursue their passion for adventure and crime solving. From simple crimes to complex time bound situations, they unravel the mystery through intricate detailing and perception of the cases. Keep reading The Adventures of Mehul and Kairav to know more.
Gray Gold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It was 1943 in San Diego. Rationing was still new. Smuggling is something much older. Millions of people sought their fortunes in the wartime American west. Nicolas Guyon is among them. When a routine security job goes haywire, Nick must build a team from scratch to take on a powerful industrial giant. Luckily for him, there are scoundrels to spare on all sides of the booming black market world.
Oltre il limite
Series: Detective Eric Shaw, Book 3. Price: $3.34 USD. Words: 117,470. Language: Italian. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Il corpo senza vita di una donna viene scoperto nel museo delle cere. Sembrerebbe un suicidio, ma il detective Eric Shaw nota delle similitudini con il caso di un serial killer risolto tre anni prima. Forse si tratta di un emulatore o di un complice dell’assassino, Eric però aveva falsificato una prova fisica per assicurarne la condanna. E se avesse mandato in prigione la persona sbagliata?
Twelve Hours to Midnight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Count Pipperel Pierre Paien and his cousin Rushkin have been summoned to live at the Palace of Versailles under the watchful eye of King Louis XIV. Reluctant to become a part of the King’s menagerie Pipperel hopes to maintain a low profile, but missing jewels, murders, and the possibility of becoming a target for spies, Pipperel and Rushkin find themselves the center of attention...
The Last Meridian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,640. Language: American English. Published: May 20, 2017 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A telegram sets off a chain of events that destroys five lives. Nina Ferrer learns the boy she gave up for adoption sixteen years earlier has been arrested for murder, and hires a private eye to uncover the truth. She soon discovers her cheating husband is involved in another deadly plot, and now she can no longer look back; the present is riddled with deceit, and the future looks hopeless.
Ready, Aim, Under Fire (Lexi Graves Mysteries, 10)
Series: Lexi Graves Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Private Investigator Lexi Graves’ police lieutenant brother, Garrett, asks her for help on a missing persons cold case he’s been instructed to close, she’s happy to poke around. After all, it won’t take long to prove if the woman he’s checking up on is an impostor or the real deal...
Deadly Politics
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,160. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
By Thanksgiving life in River Bend has turned as bitter as the weather. A detective has been shot, three children are found abandoned and one local politician is killed in a deadly car bombing. The usual family holiday cheer is dampened as Dusty works to protect three small children from child traffickers while hunting a bomber. River Bend is in turmoil.