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Meat City on Fire and Other Assorted Debacles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,770. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
MEAT CITY ON FIRE and Other Assorted Debacles by Angel Luis Colón. “A hard-hitting collection of fast paced noir stories that never disappoint.” —Jen Conley, author of Cannibals
They Tell Me You Are Brutal
Series: Duncan Cochrane. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,080. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2017 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Lies convict, but the truth condemns. ~ When five people die from tainted pain medication, Governor Duncan Cochrane must lead the investigation. The clues quickly point to sabotage, threatening all the citizens of Chicago. [Crime Thriller, Political Thriller, Murder Mystery]
Holes in the Sky (Zeb Hanks: Small Town Sheriff Big Time Trouble Book 2)
Price: Free! Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Western
A priest is killed in an apparent suicide in a rocking chair on the highway at the foot of Mount Graham. Meanwhile, Sheriff Zeb Hanks and Jake Dablo investigate potentially unscrupulous land deals occurring on the mountain. The team team must unravel the complex weave of sacred holy places, land rights, and the ever increasing body count which means big time trouble for the small town sheriff.
Poacher's End
Series: The Frank Mattituck Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,980. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Frank Mattituck and Todd Benson work to solve the murder of fish poacher Ned Simmons, only to find find there is a long line of people with plenty of motive to kill the surly old fisherman. Suddenly, the case is wide open, and the resulting pandemonium spins them all in a dizzying whodunit as they try to figure out who brought Ned Simmons to his grisly end.
Bad Blood
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,130. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tori Karacis never believed tales that her lineage traces back to a drunken liaison between Pan and a gorgon, despite the fact that her glance literally stops men in their tracks. It’s a useful quirk for a PI, especially when she witnesses a murder by something resembling The Creature from the Black Lagoon. Murder is just the beginning.
Eve Lloyd's A Deadline Cozy Mystery Collection: Sunny Side Up & Snuffed Out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“Sunny Side Up” A long overdue visit to a small island town lands Eve Lloyd as a prime suspect in her ex-husband’s death and her aunt’s disappearance. This humorous cozy mystery introduces Eve Lloyd and her new friend, Jill Saunders. “Snuffed Out” Eve Lloyd’s run in with a local artist puts her in an awkward position when he is found dead. Humorous Cozy Mysteries
Last Respects
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,680. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Wes Byrne has lost his wife to cancer and his career as an investigative reporter is in a free-fall because of a decision to investigate the powerful drug company that contributed to her death. Now, after losing another, and what may have been his last, chance to revive his career, he heads to his old hometown to attend the funeral of a murdered childhood friend...
The Clown Forest Murders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Did clown-colored mushrooms spark the gruesome murders? Will his memories of the murders save him or kill him? At age eight, Dave Austin witnesses his brother’s savage murder in rural Norwich, New York, but amnesia suppresses the memory, and the killer escapes. When Dave grows up, a crazy farmer invites him to learn the killer’s name in the Clown Forest at midnight, how can he resist?
Trapped
Price: Free! Words: 164,270. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
She thought she had escaped the nightmare but cannot do so. She thought she had broken the connection with the man who had captivated her but finds it is not so. Part of him possesses her body and another has invaded her mind. Now she is taken back to that place as a prisoner. She sits inside a cage looking out, watching the world pass her by. One cage - bars that enclose her, the other cage
The William Bayer Mystery Collection, Volume 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 341,390. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Now available in one volume, three books by William Bayer. Included in this collection: Switch - Book One of the Detective Janek Series The Magician's Tale - Book One of the Kay Farrow Series Tangier - Book One of the Foreign Detective Series
Crazy Rhythm
Series: A Gunnar Nilson Mystery. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,610. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In Seattle, 1950, private eye Gunnar Nilson comes upon the body of a small-time hustler, Rune Granholm, shot with his own gun. A close friend of Rune’s dead brother, Gunnar looks for answers. Then a paying client prompts him to move on: a wealthy young lady has been receiving menacing phone calls. The cases appear to be connected, but how?
The Jewelled Egg Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,460. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Book 5 in Virginia Winters' exciting series Dangerous Journeys. Anne McPhail is back in Vermont at Christmas and back in trouble: another body, a kidnapping and an assassin on her trail.
Alibi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,430. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As a favor to an old friend, Dutch Francis agrees to defend a troubled young man accused of murdering the local college football star. But the more he investigates, the more he gets played.
Hugo Duchamp Investigates: The First Trilogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 314,710. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Hugo Duchamp Investigates: The first trilogy contains the first three books in the series, un homme qui attend, Les Fantômes du Château and Les Noms Sur Les Tombes and follows the adventures of Hugo, a Frenchman working as a policeman in London who is about to have his world turned upside down after he is called upon to return to his native country to investigate a series of murders.
The Hilarious Dead Guy's Last Chance Undies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Explosive colonoscopy angst! A pair of sparkly-hearted men's underwear is Polonia Appleseed's only clue to murder.
Haunting the Rainbow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The most lethal event to hit humanity killed a hundred million people in 1918. A century later Eileen Saffron races to uncover the shocking truth.
Deadly Decisions - A Natalie North Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,260. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Super sleuth Natalie North is tired of catching cheating husbands with their pants down, then worse, having to report to the wives what they hired her to find out, photos and all. Quick on her feet and smart in her head, Natalie aches to use her training to solve real crime, criminal cases, the grittier the better, and attempts to beat the Los Angeles Police Department at their own game.
Power Struggle
Series: Detective Madison Knight Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,800. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2017 by Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detective Madison Knight’s latest murder case has her facing her past and fearing her future when the victim not only is the man who killed her grandfather but has ties to the Russian Mafia. In fact, she’s convinced that the hit man who almost killed her ten months ago is back to finish the job.
A Poison Manicure & Peach Liqueur (a Danger Cove Hair Salon Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 19. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s Christmas in Danger Cove, and all Cassidi Conti wants is clients. But when a nail client drops dead at her rival’s salon, and the killer sends unseasonal greetings to The Clip and Sip, Cassidi wonders whether an entire Texas cavalry could save her from the impending disaster. She has to act fast to figure out who the manicure murderer is, or her Noël could be nixed—forever.
The Hidden Room Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is a murder mystery novel that involves love, multiple homicides, blackmail, extortion, suicide, deception and amazing investigations. There is a kidnapping, hostage situation and criminals galore brought to justice. A cliffhanger to the very last page.