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With Mother's Approval: The Seattle Police Hunt a Serial Killer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When the Seattle Police Department bumbles the investigation of a serial killer who has brutally taken the lives of five women, Detectives Allie and Jeremy Branson take over the case. The husband and wife team work out of the King County Sheriff Department's Violent Crime Unit and have one of the best track records in the country. But this time around, the Bransons are tested to their limits.
South of the Deadline
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,580. Language: American English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1910, Seattle’s red light district, called the “Deadline,” is doing booming business in gambling, boozing and prostitution. Clara Johnson, a singer and prostitute, is found murdered in a cheap hotel. Suffragette Sophie Bramson, fleeing the music halls of Paris, returns to Seattle and meets Dr. Lars Haglund, a surgeon and pioneer forensic scientist. Together they investigate Clara's death.
The Ties That Bind
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Hazard Smith has fallen on hard times. His detective business is dry as a bone and his secretary has left due to non-payment. Just when he thinks things can't get any worse a dame walks into his office. She turns out to be the fifteen year old daughter her never new about. She wants to follow in Hazard's footsteps, something he's not about to let happen, until her stepfather is murdered.
Once Upon An Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An ex-convict is determined to get his revenge on society by committing unsolvable crimes. He has had plenty of time in prison to develop an ingenious and complicated strategy that includes collecting objects which determine whom he kills, where he kills and when. He has determined his next victim will be on Manitoulin Island.
Silhouettes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,680. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
There is a CIA Agent, undercover in Scotland. A disturbed individual, who regards the Agent as an alien. A few Cybernats, A couple of CID police officers, and the novel takes place over a short period of time during the current political situation in Scotland, in the run up to the referendum for independence. Murder, politics, humour and intrigue, and near-future sci-fi are all contained within.
Murder Mysteries #5
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 111,000. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A mix bag of murders comprise this book. A disgraced Senator has been silenced by his peers; next, a murder of a professor raises the issues of his tenure; in the following story a disgruntled killer has his own idea of a retirement plan for senior workers; and last we find a murdered victim under his barbells in a health club. Stacy Foreham has her work cut out for her.
The Lady Of The Lakewood Diner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,800. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Who shot Morgan Le Fay? Someone has shot the aging bad-girl rocker and threatens to finish the job. Is it fans of her legendary dead rock-god husband, Merlin? Or is the secret buried in her childhood hometown of Avalon, Maine?
Defender of the Innocent: The Casebook of Martin Ehrengraf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Twelve stories, one never before published anywhere, about Martin H. Ehrengraf, the criminal lawyer who takes cases on a contingency basis and rarely sees the inside of a courtroom. You've never met anyone like Ehrengraf, on either side of the law...
The Politics of Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dan Brennan and Mac McLean are back again in this exciting yet challenging thriller of thrillers. Instead of a simple case of murder, the two detectives find themselves embroiled in a conspiracy that extends up the line of command to the very top. When an assassination team is sent to execute them, it can only mean one thing… the Prime Minister himself has betrayed them.
Red Widow
Series: The Red Wolf Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
What is Boone willing to risk to save Logan? While their personal lives are in constant turmoil and upheaval, the bounty hunters search for four military members who have disappeared in different parts of the world. Have they been kidnapped or have they banded together to execute a devious plot? Who will be the Red Widow? And will there be more than one?
Last Words
Series: A Coleridge Taylor Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In 1975, newsman Coleridge Taylor roams New York’s ERs looking for the story that will revive his faltering career. While investigating the death of a society kid up to no good, he tries to protect a homeless man on the hit list of three goons and soon finds his own life in danger. If he doesn’t wrap this story up soon, he’ll be back on the obits page--as a headline, not a byline.
Between the Shades of Light and Dark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A high profile murder claims more than one victim in a remote town. All their reserves of sanctuary are spent as the investigation drags on. Nothing could prepare them for the revelations to unfold as it would seem there are more secrets buried beneath the unpaved roads of Columbus Cove.
The Church Door
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,640. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Church Door blurs the line between the speculative and the real, fact and fantasy to create a suspense-driven tale of two people on a relentless journey to escape their dark past. Intricately plotted and well-paced, “The Church Door” is a cutting edge-thriller filled with political intrigue, globe-trotting adventure and humanistic themes of life, freedom and redemption.
The Strange Girl
Series: Sam Dyke Investigations, Book 5. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: British English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Investigator Sam Dyke is hired to find a man who’s been released from prison and subsequently gone missing. But the ex-con is an ex-cop who might have been imprisoned for a crime that he didn’t commit.
Fiction River: Fantastic Detectives
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Fantastic detectives come in many forms, from dogs to elves to eggs. (Yes, eggs.) And fantastic detective stories come in all mystery subgenres, from cozy to hard-boiled. (Remember. Eggs.) All of these forms and subgenres combine to create one of the most delightful additions to the Fiction River anthology series.
Murder On The Lane
Series: The Niagara Murder Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two bodies were found in a field off Lundy's Lane. Jenny Aldred and Sgt. Wm. Janes become star-crossed lovers in this exciting story of murder and suicide, as Janes becomes interested in the beautiful physiotherapist, Lee Monserra, and Jenny discovers handsome George Arkwright is not all he seems to be. It is only when Jenny’s life is in danger that the unexpected solution is revealed.
The Painter's Secret
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,000. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is a detective thriller featuring an ex police detective, a nun and an eleven year old gifted boy with a secret that may be the key to solving the case.
Italian Connection
Series: People Trafficking, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,590. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Ragged Cover Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Karen Harris, commander of Unit T, had come to the streets of London, in an effort to curb the activities of an Italian cartel engaged in prostitution and abduction across Europe and beyond, with an operation that pushes her and her friend, Sherry Malloy, to the limit..
Clint Faraday Mysteries Collection Eight Collector's Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Four books from the Clint Faraday Mysteries series. A man is killed on the comarca - then comes strolling into town! A woman bored with running a business is murdered. But it isn't her body. A friend is almost hit. Because he found a new species of anthurium? A man is conned into a crooked poker game - but that isn't what it's about. He ends up killing one of the crooked players.
Midnight in Malamulele
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,910. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A scream pierces the South African night sending the small Mother of Angels convent into turmoil. Annabelle Chase, a visiting crime reporter from Denver, discovers a beheaded nun swiftly taking her and the local Detective N.F. Baloyi into a savage confrontation with machete-wielding ritual killers.