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Calculated Deception (The Calculated Series: Book 1)
Series: The Calculated Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,790. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the FBI traces shipments of military-grade hardware to a university lab, Dr. Ree Ryland is their primary suspect. After the FBI intercepts a shipment that puts Ree in the clear, Parker is forced to tell her that she’s being used as a pawn by an unseen enemy. Ree offers to use her inside knowledge to help catch the criminal hiding in plain sight, but can they find him before it's too late?
Instigator
Series: Eliza Carlisle Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,780. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
“Why would someone commit murder over a cupcake?” That is Detective Gordon’s question. Eliza doesn’t have an answer, and doesn’t particularly want to find one. Gordy promises she doesn’t have to get involved…just look at the cupcake and use her culinary knowledge to tell him why it would inspire murder. It’s never that easy. Not for Eliza Carlisle.
Hair Brained
Series: Bad Hair Day Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,340. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When hairstylist Marla Vail’s best friend is hurt in a suspicious car accident, Marla assumes guardianship of her infant son. No sooner does Marla say, “Baby want a bottle?” than she’s embroiled in another murder investigation.
Diversion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The gripping plot in Diversion unfolds against the backdrop of the opioid drug crisis in rural America—an anesthesiologist dies, a young girl goes missing, and terrorists plot an attack that could kill thousands or shut down American’s military drones.
Danger Cove Quilting Mysteries Boxed Set Vol I (Books 1-3)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 212,030. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
From USA Today bestselling authors Gin Jones & Elizabeth Ashby comes a set of three full-length Danger Cove Quilting Mysteries featuring quilt appraiser turned amateur sleuth Keely Fairchild, including: Four-Patch of Trouble, Tree of Life and Death, Robbing Peter to Kill Paul
An Eye for an Eye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,930. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A dark thriller in the Ellie Matthews series from USA Today bestselling author Caroline Fardig.
Judicial Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,210. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Wife of a prominent judge, Vivian Reinhold’s world gets turned upside down when she arrives home to find their beloved maid has been shot in an apparent robbery gone wrong. Miles Whitman, an expert medical examiner, who has recently relocated to the Midwest, does not believe a word of what the not-so-honorable judge, Bill Reinhold, has to say...
Knowing Abbie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,480. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Nancy Abigail Labado—known as Abbie to her parents—is a widowed African-American, Center City, Philadelphia club owner who is targeted by a mysterious person in a hooded sweatshirt. After her coffee was drugged and the mural on her building defaced, by someone who obviously knows about her past, she receives a message that implicates her best friend, David, in the murder of her abusive ex-husband.
Dan Arrow and the New World Order
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Dan Arrow is a private detective who’s catapulted into a world he never imagined when a guy named Billy Powers dies the night before their first meeting. In the mail the next morning, Dan receives Powers’s notebook, which is full of handwritten comments and clipped articles about seemingly unrelated events, and alien encounters...
The Ratsenburg Curse
Price: Free! Words: 100,570. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Curse of the Ratsenburg House is a story of an evil spirit, a ghost, and many possessed dolls that were not as friendly as the daughter, Izabella Ratsenburg, thought when she inherited the house.
A Body in the Yard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Frank May's law practice is mostly estate planning. Nothing is further from his mind than murder ... but mysterious deaths somehow seem to pursue him. This time, it's the body of a woman, murdered and hidden on the grounds of the home in Los Altos Hills, California, owned by a new, young client, Freddy Lucas. Freddy's lost mother is the key to his possible fortune, but death acts first.
Bad Samaritan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,660. Language: American English. Published: January 22, 2018 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
BAD SAMARITAN, a Nick Forte Mystery by Dana King. 5th in series. “Dana King is a master at creating a low-down, dirty world where everyone needs a someone like Nick Forte on his side.” —Charles Salzberg, author of the Henry Swann mysteries.
Wild Pursuit
Series: The Rosetta Wild Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A murder mystery with a dash of mayhem and a sprinkle of romance.
The Favored Son
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
November 1147. Called again to England, this time because Prince Henry fears his uncle was murdered, Gareth and Gwen must stop the killer before he claims another victim—and maybe a country. The Favored Son is the tenth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
Cherry Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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A child disappears and is presumed kidnapped by police. A detective haunted by the last abduction, is on the case and is relentless in his pursuit to bring the people responsible to justice. A man begins to suspect his neighbors of a horrible crime. His curiosity could solve the case. Or he could be the next victim. Welcome to Cherry Street.
Murder or What You Will
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,460. Language: British English. Published: January 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Little does Jock McLean realise that an encounter with a pack of dogs and their dog-walker on the beach is only the start of a sequence of events that will lead him to the dark side of Pitkirtly Island and beyond. His friends Christopher, Amaryllis, Dave and Jemima will also become involved before long in a case of murder, fraud, a dog home and an irresponsible vet. The 15th Pitkirtly Mystery.
Upstaged
Series: Imprints, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,990. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2018 by White Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
In a world of make-believe, only imprints can uncover the truth
Gluten-Free Murder
Series: Auntie Clem's Bakery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,940. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The grand opening is marred by just one thing, the death of her business rival, Angela Plaint. It appears that Angela was poisoned by one of Erin’s cupcakes, making her a prime suspect.
Rotten Peaches (The Thelonious T. Bear Chronicles)
Series: The Thelonious T. Bear Chronicles. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,990. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
“Animal Dwarf Bandits” with Tommy Guns are on a crime spree in Georgia! Enter ursine photojournalist Thelonious T. Bear, whose resemblance to one of the bank bandits puts him on the radar of Sheriff Maynard Grizzle and budding reporter Nate Jessop, both of whom are convinced he’s in the gang. Now everyone wants in on the action and Thelonious finds himself at the heart of another series of crimes.
A Secret to Tell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Five women. Five secrets. Attorney Victor Guzman knows their secrets, so it’s no surprise when he’s found dead in his law firm’s restroom. Each revealed secret moves them closer to danger. Will they pay the ultimate price for the truth? A SECRET TO TELL is award-winning author Ann Roberts’s much-anticipated sixth Ari Adams mystery.